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Coronavirus hospitalisations fell to 6,034 on Wednesday.
Yahoo Finance’s Emily McCormick reports on the day's trending tickers.
Leg spinner Wanindu Hasaranga recorded a career-best four wickets for nine runs Thursday as Sri Lanka beat India by seven wickets in the third and final Twenty20 international and clinched the three-match series 2-1. It was Sri Lanka's first T20 series win since their 3-0 victory against Pakistan in 2019. India's loss comes after six consecutive series wins.
An emergency spending bill passed by the Senate 98-0 on Thursday would bolster security at the Capitol and repay outstanding debts from the Jan. 6 insurrection. The $2.1 billion bill would also increase the number of visas for allies who worked alongside Americans in the Afghanistan war. Democrats and Republicans struck an agreement on the legislation this week, saying the money is urgently needed for the Capitol Police and for the translators and others who worked closely with U.S. government troops and civilians in Afghanistan.
Potentially hundreds of wells have dried up in recent weeks in an area near the Oregon-California border suffering through a historic drought, leaving homes with no running water just a few months after the federal government shut off irrigation to hundreds of the region's farmers for the first time ever.
Heather Boushey, Member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss the bipartisan infrastructure deal and what comes next.
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Harvey Weinstein’s won a partial victory in court in Los Angeles on Thursday, persuading a judge to dismiss one of the 11 sexual assault charges against him. Judge Lisa B. Lench agreed to throw out the charge on statute of limitations grounds, but allowed prosecutors the opportunity to amend the indictment and refile it. Outside […]
Reneé Elise Goldsberry is stunned at how “Hamilton” keeps paying career dividends. Five years after winning a Tony for starring in the hit Broadway musical, the filmed version is now a major contender at the Emmys — with Goldsberry among the nominees. “Sometimes I wake up and pinch myself,” Goldsberry says of her Emmy nomination […]
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The Hulu comedy “Woke,” which was shut down twice last week because of positive COVID-19 tests, has now been shut down a third time. “Woke” had gone back into production on Monday, but on Wednesday, there were three more positive tests — two of which were in Zone A. In COVID protocols, Zone A comprises […]
A Nigerian police chief has denied involvement in what a U.S. indictment describes as an elaborate scheme to defraud a Qatari businessperson of more than $1 million, masterminded by a celebrity fraudster known as "Hushpuppi". Abba Kyari, a high-ranking officer who has received multiple honours, was one of six people indicted over the alleged scheme, according to a statement from the U.S. Attorney's Office, Central District of California. Kyari, who is in Nigeria and faces a U.S. arrest warrant, denied any wrongdoing in a statement on his Facebook page on Thursday.
An orphaned river otter pup who was found and rescued is receiving care at Oregon Zoo in Portland. Footage shared by the zoo shows the “playful” 10-week-old female otter pup in the care of veterinarians.The zoo said the otter was found on June 3 along a road in Deer Island and was admitted for immediate care to Portland Audubon Wildlife Care Center. After the pup’s mother could not be located, she was transferred to the Wildlife Center of the North Coast, and because of her habituation to people, was deemed non-releasable by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife.On July 13, after the pup’s health was stabilized, she was transferred to Oregon Zoo, where she is receiving care from the Veterinary Medical Center. Oregon Zoo staff plan to introduce her soon to other resident river otters while searching for her permanent home.The zoo said the pup is estimated to be 10 weeks old and weighs about seven pounds.“She’s a little bit larger than a kitten and just about as playful,” said Shelly Pettit, who supervises the North America section of the Oregon Zoo.“She’s already a great swimmer and knows how to dry herself off. She’s quite a doll.” Credit: Oregon Zoo via Storyful
Would you prefer a chili beer or perhaps a cool garlic larger? This Canadian micro-brewery in is reinventing the classic pint by brewing unusual beers on demand to satisfy courageous customers’ thirst for novelty. Based in Quebec City, ‘Brasseurs sur demande’ is the first brewery in the province to specialize exclusively in niche beers - with varying degrees of success.
The thick outsoles “minimize stress on the Achilles tendon,” says Dr. Nelya Lobkova, DPM at Step Up Surgical Podiatry in New York City.
COMMISSION Following an option deal with ITV Studios, Germany’s ProSieben has commissioned a local season of MTV reality format “True Love or True Lies?” This is the first local adaptation of the format since the original launched on MTV in 2018 and the first time ProSieben has adapted an original MTV format. Shot on the […]
Russian astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) informed mission control in Moscow on Thursday about a problem with the new Russian Nauka module after it docked at the station a few hours earlier, RIA news agency reported. The astronauts flagged an unplanned restart of Nauka's engines, RIA reported, citing conversations between the team and their headquarters on Earth, translated by the NASA space agency. The situation did not pose a risk to astronauts, RIA quoted a NASA official as saying in the broadcast, and the Nauka engines have now been switched off.
James Angel, Georgetown University Associate Professor, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss Robinhood’s IPO and democratization of trading.
Robert Barrow, MindMed Interim CEO, joins Yahoo Finance to discuss then transition in MindMed’s CEO, future outlook for the company and the psychedelics industry.
Israeli troops killed a Palestinian man in clashes that erupted on Thursday during the funeral of a 12-year-old Palestinian boy shot dead by soldiers a day earlier, the Palestinian health ministry said. Witnesses said hundreds of Palestinians hurled stones at Israeli forces during the burial near the town of Hebron in the occupied West Bank. The Israeli military said troops "responded with riot dispersal means, 22 caliber bullets and live fire into the air".