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2.7 magnitude quake strikes Carson after last week's bigger temblor

A magnitude 2.7 earthquake hit in Carson Thursday evening and was felt across the South Bay, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake had an epicenter across the street from Carson Park, a few blocks away from where the 4.3 magnitude temblor that rattled the area last week was epicentered. Thursday's quake struck about… [...]

3 detained after pursuit ends in crash in Koreatown: LAPD

Three men from Tennessee were in custody following a pursuit that ended in a crash in Koreatown Thursday evening, police said. The chase began in Hollywood, after police received a report of a man with a gun in the area Selma and El Centro avenues, said Officer Mike Lopez, a Los Angeles police spokesperson. Sky5… [...]

Gunman in custody after shooting out windows of Canoga Park Shake Shack: LAPD

A man was in custody after shooting out windows of a Shake Shack restaurant in Canoga Park Thursday, police said. There were about 20 people were inside the burger chain’s location at 6443 Topanga Canyon Blvd. when shots were fired around 12:10 p.m., according to a Los Angeles Police Department news release and Officer Mike… [...]

Slain woman Gabby Petito's wanted boyfriend indicted for alleged bank fraud

The boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross-country trip with him, was charged with unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him Thursday in Florida swampland. A federal grand jury indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Wyoming alleges Brian Laundrie… [...]

Palo Alto woman arrested after Fawn Fire erupts north of Redding, forcing evacuations

A woman has been arrested on suspicion of starting a Northern California wildfire that spread rapidly, burning homes and prompting evacuation orders Thursday in a rural community, authorities said. Workers at a nearby quarry reported seeing a woman acting strangely and trespassing in the area in Shasta County where the Fawn Fire was sparked Wednesday… [...]

Gray skies dim L.A. area as wildfire smoke moves into SoCal

Heavy smoke entered much of Southern California Thursday from distant wildfires in Northern and Central California. Smoke from fires in the southern Sierra was pouring into the Los Angeles area and is expected to linger through Friday night, according to the National Weather Service. Some improvement is possible in southern areas Saturday as winds shift… [...]

Thousand Oaks man found guilty of shooting and killing his wife during argument

A Thousand Oaks man was found guilty of murdering his wife during an argument at their home earlier this year, officials announced Thursday. A jury found Tim Gautier, 56, of Thousand Oaks, guilty of first-degree murder in his wife’s death, the Ventura County District Attorney's Office said in a news release. He faces a maximum… [...]

Powerball jackpot jumps to $523 million

The Powerball jackpot has increased to $523 million after no winning ticket was sold in Wednesday's drawing. The odds of winning are 1 in 24.9 no matter the size of the jackpot, according to Powerball. The odds of winning the full Powerball jackpot, however, are 1 in 292.2 million. While no one took home the… [...]

'Heartbreaking': Millions of baby loungers recalled after 8 infant deaths

Millions of newborn baby loungers are being recalled due to the risk of suffocation after eight reports of infant deaths, officials announced Thursday. The infants who died had suffocated after being put on their backs, sides or stomachs on the lounger and were later found on their sides or on their stomachs, the U.S. Consumer… [...]

Appeals court strikes down order to house entire homeless population on L.A.'s Skid Row by October

A federal judge’s sweeping order requiring the city and county of Los Angeles to quickly shelter all homeless people living on downtown’s Skid Row was overturned Thursday by an appeals court that called it an abuse of judicial discretion. The 9th U.S. Court of Appeals found extensive error by U.S. District Court Judge David O.… [...]

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  • 2.7 magnitude quake strikes Carson after last week's bigger temblor September 24, 2021
    A magnitude 2.7 earthquake hit in Carson Thursday evening and was felt across the South Bay, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake had an epicenter across the street from Carson Park, a few blocks away from where the 4.3 magnitude temblor that rattled the area last week was epicentered. Thursday's quake struck about […]
  • 3 detained after pursuit ends in crash in Koreatown: LAPD September 24, 2021
    Three men from Tennessee were in custody following a pursuit that ended in a crash in Koreatown Thursday evening, police said. The chase began in Hollywood, after police received a report of a man with a gun in the area Selma and El Centro avenues, said Officer Mike Lopez, a Los Angeles police spokesperson. Sky5 […]

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Camille Cottin, de "Dix pour Cent" à Hollywood

Après le succès fulgurant de la série aux USA, la comédienne joue avec Matt Damon dans “Stillwater”, de Tom McCarthy. “Vous ne pouvez quasiment pas la quitter des yeux quand… [...]

ESPN has the quarterbacks Peyton and Eli Manning. CBS has the slime and SpongeBob allure of Nickelodeon. A boxing upstart even got Trump. For viewers, it’s ever more options beyond… [...]

Mo Abudu Isn’t Waiting for Permission

Known as “Africa’s answer to Oprah,” Abudu has built a media empire aimed at bringing Nigerian stories to the world. Her huge Netflix deal should help. [...]

How the Media Repeated ‘Missing White Woman Syndrome’ in Petito Case

Major outlets have highlighted the case of Gabrielle Petito while often ignoring stories about women of color who go missing. [...]

Inside Facebook’s Push to Defend Its Image

Mark Zuckerberg, the chief executive, has signed off on an effort to show users pro-Facebook stories and to distance himself from scandals. [...]

Trump Sues New York Times and Mary Trump Over Leaked Tax Documents

Former President Donald J. Trump filed a lawsuit on Tuesday accusing Mary Trump and three Times reporters of conspiring to publish information about his tax records. [...]

The Case of Gabby Petito and How it Captivated the Internet

The disappearance of a 22-year-old woman sparked national interest, in large part because of the online sleuthing of amateur detectives. [...]

The River Cafe in London Gets Into the Podcast Business

On her new podcast, Ruth Rogers, the owner of the storied London restaurant, interviews her famous patrons about food and their lives. [...]

Washington Post Adds 41 Editing Jobs as It Expands

The roles include two new deputy managing editors and a number of positions for other editors as the news outlet expands its national and international coverage. [...]

Lena Waithe, Gillian Flynn to Become Book Publishers With Zando

The two women are joining Zando, an independent publishing company founded last year that plans to work with authors and sell books in unconventional ways. [...]

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C.D.C. Panel Recommends Pfizer Boosters for Many Americans, but Not Health Workers

Scientific advisers to the C.D.C. also recommended the coronavirus vaccine boosters for those with certain medical conditions, but excluded those at risk because of their jobs. [...]

F.D.A. Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shot for Higher-Risk People

Regulators said that people over 65 or at high risk of severe Covid-19 were eligible for an extra shot, setting up a staggered national booster campaign. [...]

Federal Panel Recommends Booster Shots, Opening New Campaign Against the Virus

Scientific advisers to the C.D.C. endorsed additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for older Americans but not for health care workers, in a possible rift with regulators. [...]

C.D.C. Panel Meeting on Who Gets Pfizer Vaccine Booster

The discussion, which continues on Thursday, could result in most Americans qualifying for an extra shot, or only a select few. [...]

F.D.A. Panel Recommends Pfizer Boosters for Those Over 65 or at Risk

The committee said there was insufficient evidence to recommend third shots for all adult recipients of the vaccine, as Pfizer had requested. [...]

Research on Covid Booster Shots is Conflicting

New research indicated the booster shots were not now necessary for everyone, a view that prevailed at the agency’s advisory committee meeting. [...]

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Both Knockouts, but One Seems to Have the Edge

A series of studies found that the Moderna vaccine seemed to be more protective as the months passed than the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Here’s why. [...]

Linda Evangelista Says Body Sculpting Procedure Left Her ‘Disfigured’

The ’90s-era supermodel said side effects from a fat-freezing procedure caused her to become depressed and turned her into a recluse after “not looking like myself any longer.” [...]

What’s A ‘Race-Free’ Approach to Diagnosing Kidney Disease?

The most common method of assessing the condition may make Black patients seem less ill than they really are, some experts say. A new report calls for scrapping the formula. [...]

With Abortion Rights Under Threat, Democrats Hope to Go on Offense

Warning of Texas-style laws nationwide, the party believes it can use the issue to turn out suburban women in the Virginia governor’s race this fall and the 2022 midterms. [...]

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F.D.A. Authorizes Pfizer Booster Shot for Higher-Risk People

Regulators said that people over 65 or at high risk of severe Covid-19 were eligible for an extra shot, setting up a staggered national booster campaign. [...]

Federal Panel Recommends Booster Shots, Opening New Campaign Against the Virus

Scientific advisers to the C.D.C. endorsed additional doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine for older Americans but not for health care workers, in a possible rift with regulators. [...]

F.D.A. Decision on Covid Booster Shots Is Expected In Days

The agency’s ruling on who should be eligible for a third Pfizer-BioNTech dose is one of a series of vaccine decisions expected in the coming weeks. [...]

Moderna vs. Pfizer: Both Knockouts, but One Seems to Have the Edge

A series of studies found that the Moderna vaccine seemed to be more protective as the months passed than the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Here’s why. [...]

Boosters for Moderna and J.&J. Recipients Not Up for Debate at C.D.C. Panel

The panel was not asked to judge whether people who received the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines should receive Pfizer-BioNTech boosters. [...]

Biden Administration Makes First Major Move to Regulate Greenhouse Gases

The Environmental Protection Agency issued a regulation on Thursday to sharply reduce the use of hydrofluorocarbons, which are widely used in air-conditioning and refrigeration. [...]

Arctic Sea Ice Hits Annual Low, but It’s Not as Low as Recent Years

Cool conditions north of Alaska in August reduced melting, scientists say, but the overall trend is still downward. [...]

Human footprints found in New Mexico are about 23,000 years old, a study reported, suggesting that people may have arrived long before the Ice Age’s glaciers melted. [...]

What’s A ‘Race-Free’ Approach to Diagnosing Kidney Disease?

The most common method of assessing the condition may make Black patients seem less ill than they really are, some experts say. A new report calls for scrapping the formula. [...]

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E.U. Seeks Common Charger for All Phones, Hurting Apple

The push to make USB-C connectors standard on all mobile devices would primarily affect Apple, which uses proprietary technology for charging. [...]

Upgrading? Here’s What You Can Do With an Old Mobile Device.

Before you retire that smartphone or tablet to the bottom of a drawer, there are ways to get more life out of it around the house. [...]

The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet

As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul. [...]

Apple iPhone 13 Review: The Most Incremental Upgrade Ever

The new iPhone is 10 percent faster than the last one, and the photos are slightly better. In a word: Huh. [...]

How Good is Apple's New iPhone 13? Better, But Not By Much

Apple said its new iPhone 13 models have better screens, cameras and battery life, but it didn’t announce any major new advances. [...]

What the Privacy Battle Upending the Internet Means for You

Get ready for more random ads online, higher prices and subscriptions galore. But your privacy concerns may still not fade. [...]

Smart Glasses Made Google Look Dumb. Now Facebook Is Giving Them a Try.

The company has teamed up with Ray-Ban to create glasses that can take photos, record video, answer phone calls and play podcasts. [...]

Put Your Smartphone to Work for Your Return to the Office

Contactless bagel orders and finding new routes can help you keep social distance in your commute. And don’t forget your vaccination card. [...]

4 Fast Mobile Camera Tips That Help You Get the Shot

Don’t get slowed down by the lock screen or stuck in the wrong shooting mode when you’re trying to capture those spur-of-the-moment photos and videos. [...]

¿Comprar o esperar? Una guía para cambiar de celular

Apple, Samsung y otras compañías quieren que sustituyamos nuestros teléfonos constantemente, pero muchos fallas tienen solución. [...]

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Pizza has thrived during the coronavirus pandemic as people looked to takeout and delivery options. An automated pizzeria in development could usher in a brave new slice era. [...]

We spoke with tech pros to understand which products consumers should buy now, purchases to put on hold and when supplies could normalize, but don't expect a turnaround anytime soon. [...]

A pre-publication research paper is the latest proof of concept project from IonQ to apply the power of quantum to machine learning. [...]

Splunk's State of Data Innovation report identifies 9 strategies data leaders use to turn information into action and ideas into reality. [...]

RPA, ML-enabled document reading and digital process automation are all set to become part of the Einstein Automate software portfolio in the coming months. [...]

Quantum computing moves farther into the mainstream with global consulting deal and new hardware that could sit in a server room. [...]

Tom Merritt tells us all about this new phenomenon in lending and borrowing. [...]

Can you make money with DeFi? Maybe. Tom Merritt tells us more. [...]

COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of high-speed internet access for remote workers and students learning online, but not all areas offer equal access to the interwebs. [...]

At Tuesday's Apple event, the company introduced new iPhones, iPads and more. But could the global chip shortage impact new product deliveries in the months ahead? [...]

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Developed to help policy-makers research human trafficking, these techniques for synthetic privacy, casual inference and visualizing complex graph statistics could be useful for many other problems. [...]

IBM Research and Arctoris announce a research collaboration to test a closed-loop platform. [...]

When change affects people in your organization, remember that you have a wealth of talent that needn't go to waste. Consider re-skilling to meet the company's needs as well as… [...]

The best analytics and AI tools in the world can't account for the unique foibles of human beings. [...]

RPA, ML-enabled document reading and digital process automation are all set to become part of the Einstein Automate software portfolio in the coming months. [...]

The two companies will offer a single platform aimed at e-commerce and supply chain management. Salesforce's marketing cloud will receive enhancements focused on personalization and customer satisfaction. [...]

Although the fictional HAL supercomputer was first introduced to movie-goers more than 50 years ago, there are important lessons learned that AI practitioners can apply today. [...]

Endpoint detection and response (EDR) software detects and identifies threats on network-connected devices. Compare features of top EDR tools. [...]

Companies have two to three years to lay the groundwork for successful use of generative AI, synthetic data and orchestration platforms. [...]

New automation features are designed to make agents more productive and companies more agile during the pandemic. [...]

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