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‘A scary reality’: Students react to colleges’ reopening plans with mix of optimism, fear

CLOSE Online learning, single rooms in hotels as dorms and staggered scheduling are just some of the ideas in motion for 2020's fall semester. USA TODAYArriving on campus kick-starts a year of firsts for college freshmen, and Abbey Shea was excited about all of them. Her first introduction to new roommates who may become lifelong…

Reality has caught up with stocks. But what happens next is anyone’s guess

A version of this story first appeared in CNN Business' Before the Bell newsletter. Not a subscriber? You can sign up right here. London (CNN Busines)Thursday was the worst day for stocks since March as investors woke up to the risks of another wave of coronavirus infections and the devastating impact that would have on…

Reality TV show ‘Cops’ canceled, ‘Live PD’ and ‘Body Cam’ shelved in the wake of George Floyd protests

COPS reality TV show has been cancelled.Courtesy Paramount NetworkAfter 30 years on the air, the reality TV show "Cops" has been canceled.The move comes after ViacomCBS decided to pull episodes of the show on June 1 in the wake of protests against police brutality and the death of George Floyd at the hands of a…

Niantic adds ‘truth mixing’ to Pokémon Go to make your virtual pals even more practical

Niantic Labs is adding a new augmented reality feature to Pokémon Go next month that will make the virtual creatures look even more realistic. The new feature will let real-world objects obscure parts of the pocket monsters or let them hide entirely behind environmental fixtures like trees or furniture. The company calls the feature “reality…

Bye-bye, Truth TV Jay Cutler. ‘Very Cavallari’ Is Officially Ending.

All good things come to an end. Or, in terms that Jay Cutler might understand: All deer eventually die. Since Kristin Cavallari and Cutler announced their divorce with matching Instagram posts on that cloudy, Sunday afternoon in April—I’m actually not sure it was cloudy, but my memory’s already colored in the moment with moody lighting—Very…

Reality star charged with spending funds from federal small business program on jewelry, Rolls-Royce

Eighty-five thousand dollars in jewelry. A 2019 Rolls-Royce Wraith luxury coupe. Forty-thousand dollars in child support payments.Maurice “Mo” Fayne, a trucking company owner who appears regularly on the reality show “Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta,” has been charged with using more than $1.5 million in Small Business Administration stimulus funds to enrich himself rather than…

Reality star Todd Chrisley reveals he’s recovering from coronavirus

(CNN)Todd Chrisley says he is recovering after testing positive for coronavirus.The reality star best known for his show "Chrisley Knows Best" made the revelation Wednesday on his podcast, "Chrisley Confessions.""Can we talk about this b***h called corona?" he said. "I have been battling corona for three weeks. I was in the hospital for four and…

The Truth of Covid-19 Is Hitting Teens Especially Hard

Just a few weeks ago, the conversation in my household revolved around one thing: Where my daughter was going to college. She’s a senior in high school, high-achieving, and very driven. We spent the fall slaving over college essays and applications, 11 in total. The wait to hear from the schools she applied to was…

For This N.B.A. Novice, Truth TELEVISION Is an Escape That Feels Like House

Rui Hachimura, a Washington Wizards forward, has found comfort and meaning in the hit Japanese reality show “Terrace House.”Rui Hachimura of the Washington Wizards, second from right, was a guest commentator on the fifth season of the Japanese reality television show “Terrace House.”Credit...Fuji Television/East EntertainmentApril 3, 2020, 2:55 a.m. ETLong before he began feeding his…

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The clinical cutting edge

As CRISPR–Cas9 enters human testing, the blistering pace of progress in preclinical research is offering a bewildering array of options for therapeutic gene editing. This March, while the world was dealing with the onslaught of COVID-19, another kind of medical history was being made at the Oregon Health & Science University Casey Eye Institute. Gene-editing…

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Recent moves of note in and around the biotech and pharma industries. Celsius Therapeutics has announced the appointment of Jeanne Magram (photo) as CSO. Christoph Lengauer, a partner at Third Rock Ventures and cofounder and former interim CSO of Celsius, continues to serve as a scientific advisor and board member. In addition, René Russo has…

Danish bispecifics meet ADCs

Genmab and AbbVie will jointly develop and market up to seven anticancer antibody-based therapeutics, in a deal worth $750 million in up-front payments and up to $3.15 billion in potential milestone payments. The pact will bring together Genmab’s antibodies with AbbVie’s antibody–drug conjugate (ADC) technology, which uses antibodies to deliver toxic payloads to cancer cells…

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KRASG12C-Mutant NSCLC Likely Smoking-Related, Targetable by Brain Metastasis Therapies

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - KRASG12C-mutant non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC) appears to be smoking-related and is likely targetable by inhibitors that can delay or prevent brain metastasis, according to an analysis of real-world outcomes. "Currently, the majority of druggable oncogene-driven NSCLCs occur in non-smokers/light ex-smokers," Dr. Wanyuan Cui of the Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre in…

Proton Pump Inhibitors Tied to COVID-19 Risk

Editor's note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape's Coronavirus Resource Center. People who use proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) may be more likely to get COVID-19, researchers say. In light of this finding, physicians should consider which patients truly need these powerful acid-lowering drugs, said Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, professor of medicine and…

Breathed In Dye Enables Intraoperative Visualization of Lung-Tumor Margin

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Inhalational indocyanine green (ICG) can be useful for the intraoperative visualization of lung-tumor margin, researchers from South Korea report. Surgical resection with adequate tumor-free margin provides optimal long-term survival in patients with early-stage non-small-cell lung cancer (NSCLC), but defining the tumor margin during surgery can be challenging. Dr. Hyun Koo…