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A new study led by the University of Exeter and the Center for Whale Research suggests killer whales may socialise with each other based on age and gender, with younger whales and females more sociable than other groups. The research used drone cameras to study one pod of southern resident killer whales off the US …

DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. (WCBD) – Inmates in Dorchester County are using technology to learn and better their lives through a new initiative. The Dorchester County Detention Center is using tablet devices to learn skills that could help them once they leave jail for the outside world. “I decided to put it in place,” said Sheriff …

Do we dare to feel a sliver of optimism? After watching the pandemic unfold like a slow-motion car crash from behind masks and screens, COVID-19 case numbers in Ontario and most of the country are finally starting to fall. Chalk it up to a ramped-up vaccine rollout that, at long last, is making its effects …

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) — If you have a family member living in a senior community then you probably know how important technology has been to them during the pandemic. Video calls alone have helped seniors fight the feeling of isolation when COVID-19 ravaged many senior communities. Now, the CEO of a Raleigh company says those …

A leading Indian industry body urged authorities to take the “strongest national steps” and to curtail economic activity to save lives on Sunday as the country battles surging coronavirus cases that have overwhelmed the healthcare system. The rate of new infections dipped marginally but deaths kept climbing. Authorities reported 392,488 new cases in the previous …

Boulder shooting: Police officer credited with saving dozens of lives  Fox News Colorado Honors Police Officer Killed In Supermarket Shooting At Public Funeral | NBC News NOW  NBC News Slain Boulder officer remembered as selfless in public memorial  AOL Powerful images from the procession honoring fallen Boulder Officer Eric Talley  9News.com KUSA ‘His heart was so big:’ Boulder Officer …

Mr Andrews said the Victorian Government was working hard to have an Anzac Day that is “as close to normal as possible”.  It comes as Victoria’s Anzac Day celebrations, including Melbourne’s iconic march, have been cancelled due to the latest COVID-19 outbreak.  “We are working very closely with veteran groups,” he said. “It’s too early …

Proud Boys leader Enrique Tarrio was arrested Monday after allegedly destroying a Black Lives Matter sign at a historic Black church in Washington D.C. last month. Tarrio, chairman of the far-right self-described group of all-male “Western Chauvinists,” was taken into custody on suspicion of destruction of property after the Dec. 12 incident during a pro-Trump …

WHEN we look back at 2020, it’s worth looking at some of the words and terms we’re now using, many of which we’d not heard of 12 months ago. Furlough, lockdown, pandemic, WFH and circuit-breaker are words few of us would have uttered regularly before 2020. As are terms like ‘Zoom meeting’ and ‘you’re on …

Stock image by Inside Creative House/iStock/Getty Images Plus, St. George News CONTRIBUTED CONTENT — Procedures to restore sight can help patients affected by eye disease not only see better but also live better.  Zion Eye Institute ophthalmologist Dr. Jayson Edwards, date and location not specified | Photo courtesy of Zion Eye Institute, St. George News …