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Social Media CEOs Get Earful on Bias, Warning of New Limits

Social Media CEOs Get Earful on Bias, Warning of New Limits

PERSONAL TECH | By Marcy Gordon | Oct 28, 2020

With next week's election looming, the CEOs of Twitter, Facebook and Google received a hectoring from Republicans at a Senate hearing Wednesday for alleged anti-conservative bias in the companies' social media platforms.

Love Blossoms Amid Pandemic, TikTok Turmoil for Two Creators

Love Blossoms Amid Pandemic, TikTok Turmoil for Two Creators

PERSONAL TECH | By Leanne Italie | Oct 28, 2020

With love and pranks, Ian Paget and Chris Olsen are among millions of U.S. newbies looking to soak up social media stardom on TikTok.

Scientists Warn Americans Are Expecting Too Much From a Vaccine

Scientists Warn Americans Are Expecting Too Much From a Vaccine

SCIENCE | By Liz Szabo | Oct 28, 2020

The White House and many Americans have pinned their hopes for defeating the COVID-19 pandemic on a vaccine being developed at "warp speed." But some scientific experts warn they're all expecting too much, too soon.

Telemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons

Telemedicine or In-Person Visit? Pros and Cons

PERSONAL TECH | By Bernard J. Wolfson | Oct 28, 2020

The COVID-fueled surge has tapered off as patients venture back to doctors' offices. But medical professionals and health experts predict that when the pandemic is over, telehealth will still play a much larger role than before.

Lilly Antibody Drug Fails in COVID-19 Study, Others Go On

Lilly Antibody Drug Fails in COVID-19 Study, Others Go On

SCIENCE | By Marilynn Marchione | Oct 27, 2020

U.S. government officials are putting an early end to a study testing an Eli Lilly antibody drug for people hospitalized with COVID-19 because it doesn't seem to be helping them.

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

Washington State Discovers First 'Murder Hornet' Nest in US

SCIENCE | By Nicholas K. Geranios | Oct 23, 2020

Scientists have discovered the first nest of so-called murder hornets in the United States and plan to wipe it out Saturday to protect native honeybees, officials in Washington state said.

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