People choose to learn about health, world news based on feelings, study finds

Information-seeking may be governed by effects of what is learned on personal feelings, according to new research. File Photo by George Dolgikh/Shutterstock Dec. 3 (UPI) — People choose whether to seek or avoid information about their health, finances and personal traits based on how they think it will make them feel and how useful it…

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Russia’s COVID toll hits 578000 after deadliest month

A medical specialist tends to a patient suffering from the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) at a local hospital in the town of Kalach-on-Don in Volgograd Region, Russia November 14, 2021. REUTERS/Kirill BragaRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comMOSCOW, Dec 3 (Reuters) – Russia’s COVID-19 death toll has reached at least 578,020, the third worst in…

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Global stocks rally set to moderate next year, correction likely

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange shortly after the opening bell as trading is halted in New York, U.S., March 16, 2020. REUTERS/Lucas JacksonRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comReuters poll graphic on global stock market forecasts:BENGALURU, Dec 2 (Reuters) – Global stocks will shake off recent weakness and…

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Fed’s Powell sees growing risk of ‘persistent’ higher inflation

Posted November 30, 2021 at 3:22pmFederal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell said Tuesday that the risk of “more persistent” higher inflation has grown as a spike in prices driven by pandemic-related supply and demand mismatches spreads across the economy.Powell fielded questions about inflation from both Democrats and Republicans at a Senate Banking hearing. He appeared alongside Treasury…

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Abortion case tests Supreme Court’s rightward shift after Trump

The Supreme Court hears arguments Wednesday in a case that asks the justices to overturn the long-standing decisions that established the right to abortion in the United States, a moment that Republican politicians, conservative legal groups and anti-abortion activists have worked for decades to deliver.The 1973 landmark decision in Roe v. Wade that first legalized…

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Omar, Boebert blast one another after tense call

Reps. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarGOP governor says McCarthy should condemn Boebert’s anti-Muslim remarks GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if House flips Boebert apologizes to Muslims as Democrats call for ‘real action to confront racism’ MORE (D-Minn.) and Lauren BoebertLauren BoebertGOP governor says McCarthy should condemn Boebert’s anti-Muslim remarks GOP eyes booting Democrats from seats if…

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Judge halts Biden vaccine mandate for health workers in 10 states

A federal court on Monday temporarily halted the Biden administration’s COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health workers at hospitals that receive federal funding.The ruling by a Missouri-based federal judge applies to health care employees in the 10 states that sued to block the administration’s Nov. 5 rule. Those states are Alaska, Arkansas, Iowa, Kansas, Mis

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Omar calls out Boebert over ‘anti-Muslim’ remarks, denies Capitol incident took place

Rep. Ilhan OmarIlhan OmarOmar calls out Boebert over ‘anti-Muslim’ remarks, denies Capitol incident took place Senators make bipartisan push to block 0M weapons sale to Saudis McCarthy pledges to restore Greene, Gosar to committees if GOP wins House MORE (D-Minn.) slammed Rep. Lauren BoebertLauren BoebertOmar calls out Boebert over ‘anti-Muslim’ remarks, denies Capitol incident took…

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Bret Baier confirms his ‘concerns’ about Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 documentary

Fox News anchor Bret Baier confirmed he has “concerns” about a documentary produced by the network’s leading prime-time host, Tucker CarlsonTucker CarlsonRittenhouse says Biden defamed his character when linking him to white supremacists Former Trump official knocks conservatives scoring ‘cheap political points’ on Rittenhouse verdict Two Fox News contributors quit over Tucker Carlson’s Jan. 6 documentary…

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Judge extends New York Times ban on Project Veritas coverage

The New York Times building is seen in Manhattan, New York, U.S., August 3, 2020. REUTERS/Shannon StapletonRegister now for FREE unlimited access to reuters.comWHITE PLAINS, N.Y., Nov 23 (Reuters) – A New York trial judge on Tuesday extended a ban keeping the New York Times from publishing some materials concerning the conservative activist group Project…

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Drug used for alcoholism treatment may fight severe COVID-19, study suggests

A new study suggests a drug commonly used to treat alcoholism may also be effective at preventing COVID-19 infection, as well as death from severe disease. File Photo by Debbie Hill/UPI | License Photo A widely available drug used to treat alcoholism has potential as a COVID-19 treatment, researchers say. The investigators found that people…

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