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  • United States Oct 3, 2019

    ‘Demisexual,' ‘Biromantic': LGBTQ Youth Adopting Wide Array of Labels

    “Bisexual polyamorous,” “greyromantic demisexual,” biromantic homosexual” — these are just some of the increasingly nuanced labels LGBTQ youth are using to describe their sexual orientation, according to a new report by The Trevor Project, a crisis intervention organization for LGBTQ youth. The report is based on data from the project’s 2019 National Survey on LGBTQ Youth Mental Health, which surveyed...

  • PRESIDENT Sep 14, 2018

    San Francisco Federal Reserve Names Mary Daly as President

    The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco has appointed Mary Daly, a longtime Fed economist and a labor market specialist, as the next president of the regional Fed bank. Daly replaces John Williams, who became president of the New York Federal Reserve Bank in April. When she begins Oct. 1, she will be among three women who lead one of...

  • Stephen Hawking Mar 14, 2018

    ‘Godspeed Stephen Hawking': Stars React to Physicist's Death

    Stephen Hawking, world-renowned theoretical physicist, author of “A Brief History of Time,” and Director of Research at the Centre for Theoretical Cosmology within the University of Cambridge, died Wednesday at the age of 76. His life story was depicted on the big screen in 2014 for James Marsh’s “The Theory of Everything,” in which Eddie Redmayne won an oscar for...

  • Facebook Dec 16, 2017

    Facebook: Social Media Scrolling Can Make You Feel Bad

    It’s not quite like tobacco companies warning about the dangers of smoking, but Facebook is acknowledging something many already know: Using social media can be bad for your health. The social media giant whose platform has become a daily addiction for hundreds of millions of people sheds light in a blog post Friday on what it says are two sides...

  • Oregon Aug 22, 2017

    #TotalityAwesome: Alaska Airlines Hosts Eclipse Viewing Party in the Sky

    Alaska Airlines hosted an eclipse-viewing party over 35,000 feet above the ground. The airline’s charter Flight 9671 departed from Oregon’s Portland International Airport at 10:15 a.m. ET and headed west over the Pacific Ocean to give invited guests, which included eclipse experts, contest winners, an astronaut and members of the media, a unique view of the total eclipse. Those on...

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