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Stacy Gardner is a health writer and editor who has worked in public relations and marketing for more than 20 years. In her spare time, Michelle enjoys writing, reading, and spending time with her family and friends.

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A convicted rapist is charged with murder in the killing of a Connecticut visiting nurse

A convicted rapist was charged with murder and attempted sexual assault Friday in the killing of a visiting nurse at a Connecticut halfway house for sex offenders in October — a crime that spurred calls for better safety measures for home health care workers. Authorities added the charges against Michael Reese, 39, as he appeared […]

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Next UN climate talks are critical to plot aid for poorer nations, says incoming president

WASHINGTON — The man who will run United Nations climate talks this November views the negotiations as a key link in international efforts to curb global warming. The conference in Baku, Azerbaijan, must build on last year’s successful agreement to transition away from fossil fuels, said Mukhtar Babayev, Azerbaijan’s environment minister who will serve as

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Kyrie Irving is healthy and drama-free in Dallas as a playoff pairing with Luka Doncic dawns

DALLAS — Kyrie Irving is healthy and publicly free of drama, self-inflicted or otherwise, heading into his first playoff game with co-star Luka Doncic and the Dallas Mavericks. The eight-time All-Star and 2016 NBA champion alongside LeBron James in Cleveland brought up on his own that he hasn’t had a 50-win season in six years.

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Cavaliers feel better prepared for playoff stage after '23 flop, face Magic in first-round series

CLEVELAND — Cavaliers center Jarrett Allen doesn’t regret the harsh, eye-popping review he gave of his postseason performance a year ago. Looking back, he told the truth about himself — and the Cavs. In the aftermath of Cleveland being pummeled and knocked out in the first round of last year’s playoffs by the much tougher

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FedEx pledges $25 million over 5 years in NIL program for University of Memphis athletes

FILE – Memphis offensive linemen Terrance McClain (51) and Jacob Likes (70) celebrate after the team’s win against Iowa State at the Liberty Bowl NCAA college football game Friday, Dec. 29, 2023, in Memphis, Tenn. FedEx on Friday, April 19, 2024, pledged $25 million over the next five years to be used in sponsorship deals

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Lack of data trust hamstrings AI use: report

Dive Brief: Workers in construction and other industries are worried about artificial intelligence, and it’s keeping their companies from moving forward more decisively with the surging technology. Those are two big takeaways from the second annual report on productivity from project management software maker Quickbase.  Nearly all workers – a whopping 94% — range from

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French athletes at Paris Olympics will receive better mental health protection

PARIS — French athletes at the Paris Olympics will be offered better protection for their mental health, with priority given to curbing online harassment and cyberbullying. France’s Sports Minister Amélie Oudéa-Castéra and Secretary of State for Digital Affairs Marina Ferrari have been discussing ways to ensure mental health is looked after at the July 26-Aug.

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Montreal scores twice in final minutes and rallies to beat Minnesota 4-3 in PWHL

MONTREAL — Kristin O’Neill scored twice, and Montreal rallied in the final minutes to beat Minnesota 4-3 on Thursday night in the Professional Women’s Hockey League. Trailing 3-2, Montreal pulled its goalie for an extra attacker with 2:49 left in the game, and the move paid off. Laura Stacey scored past Minnesota goaltender Maddie Rooney

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Olympic organizers unveil strategy for using artificial intelligence in sports

Thomas Bach, IOC President speaks at the International Olympic Committee launch of the Olympic AI Agenda at Lee Valley VeloPark, in London, Friday, April 19, 2024. They will be presenting the envisioned impact that artificial intelligence can deliver for sport, and how the IOC intends to lead on the global implementation of AI within sport.

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