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Bruce Springsteen arrested at New Jersey national park on suspicion of drunken driving

Bruce Springsteen was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol at a national park in New Jersey last year, authorities said Wednesday. Springsteen, nicknamed the Boss, was arrested Nov. 14 in Gateway National Recreation Area, also known as Sandy Hook, and charges included driving while intoxicated, reckless driving and consuming alcohol in […]

Sport

Bulls’ Chandler Hutchison out ‘for some time’ with personal issue

Bulls forward Chandler Hutchison has played fewer than 12 minutes since contracting coronavirus in late December. He’ll remain out of Chicago’s lineup longer. Rob Schaefer of NBC Sports Chicago: Bulls forward Chandler Hutchison is out indefinitely with a personal issue, head coach Billy Donovan said before the team’s matchup with the Washington Wizards Monday night. […]

Lifestyle

Fetal surgery for spina bifida leads to better mobility in school-age children

Adding to a growing body of research affirming the benefits of fetal surgery for spina bifida, new findings show prenatal repair of the spinal column confers physical gains that extend into childhood. The researchers found that children who had undergone fetal surgery for myelomeningocele, the most severe form of spina bifida, were more likely than […]

Business

NY money manager charged in $1.8 billion Ponzi-like fraud

The founder of a New York money manager and two associates were criminally charged on Thursday with running a $1.8 billion Ponzi-like fraud where thousands of victims were falsely promised steady returns on their investments. David Gentile, the chief executive of GPB Capital Holdings LLC, was accused of cheating more than 17,000 retail investors taken […]

Technology

Silicon Motion says it will debut its PCIe 5.0 SSD controller in 2022

Silicon Motion is looking to cash in on the huge demand for fast storage in the enterprise space, so it’s scrambling to be among the first companies to launch a PCIe 5.0 SSD controller. And while that may not mean much for consumers today, it signals that significantly faster SSDs might arrive a bit sooner […]

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Arrest made in case of Louisiana teen who disappeared, was found dead

Quawan “Bobby” Charles, 15, was reported missing by his family on Oct. 30. A woman was arrested Tuesday in connection to the case of a Black teenager who disappeared in Louisiana last year and was found dead four days after he was reported missing, a sheriff said. Janet Irvin, 37, was arrested on one count […]

Sport

Kevin Garnett: ‘I don’t think guys from 20 years ago could play in this game’

Kevin Garnett is so old school, the Timberwolves were warned he’d throw their phones in the toilet when he returned to Minnesota in 2015. But Garnett is also refreshingly complimentary of today’s NBA. Garnett, via David Marchese of The New York Times Magazine: The game is at another level. I want you to get on […]

Lifestyle

Identification of three genes that determine the stemness of gastric tissue stem cells

The human body consists of about 60 trillion cells that are renewed day by day to maintain homeostasis of body tissues. In particular, cells of the digestive tract are renewed completely within several weeks thanks to vigorous proliferation where tissue stem cells of every tissue play critical roles in supplying those cells. Tissue stem cells […]

Business

Activision Blizzard’s annual sales forecast tops estimates on ‘Call of Duty’ boost

The company expects full-year adjusted sales to be $8.45 billion, above Wall Street’s average estimate of $8.31 billion, according to Refinitiv IBES data. Shares of the company were up nearly 5% in extended trading. In the United States alone, videogame sales jumped 25% year-over-year to $7.7 billion in December and Activision’s “Call of Duty: Black […]

Technology

A hacker tried to poison a Florida city’s water supply

Most hacks have an end goal of financial gain, causing disruption or stealing data, but an incident at a Florida city had a more sinister aim: poisoning the water supply. Local and federal law enforcement are now investigating the failed hack, which saw the perpetrator or perpetrators gain remote access to the local water treatment […]