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FIU postpones football until late September

FIU postpones football until late September

Florida International University has postponed its fall sports calendar – including football – until late September, citing an “abundance of caution” surrounding the coronavirus pandemic.As it standsMORE

Gavitt: March Madness will be played in 2021

Gavitt: March Madness will be played in 2021

NCAA senior vice president of men’s basketball Dan Gavitt insists there will be March Madness in 2021.The popular NCAA Tournament was canceled last season due to the coronavirus pandemic, and COVID-1MORE

The reason we’re shooting laser beams between Earth and the moon

The reason we’re shooting laser beams between Earth and the moon

For the first time ever, scientists received a signal after sending laser beams from Earth to a reflector on NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter around the moon. The successful signal was received after multiple attempts over the last decade, and the results of the study could complement future laser experiments used to study space. A laser…MORE

Biden says governors should mandate masks for next three months

Biden says governors should mandate masks for next three months

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden called for governors to implement mask mandates for the next three months on Thursday, saying that doing so would save 40,000 Americans’ lives. “Every single American should be wearing a mask when they’re outside for the next three months as a minimum,” the former vice president told reporters after he…MORE

Lawmakers announce plans for a ‘college athlete bill of rights’

Lawmakers announce plans for a ‘college athlete bill of rights’

A group of senators announced Thursday that they plan to introduce a “College Athletes Bill of Rights” aimed at compensating college athletes. The proposal, called the “College Athletes Bill of Rights,” comes amid an ongoing debate over whether to pay college athletes and as the coronavirus pandemic pressures college conferences to cancel or postpone games…MORE

EPA to relax greenhouse gas emission requirements

The Environmental Protection Agency is poised to reduce emissions standards for a potent greenhouse gas linked to the climate crisis. EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler told the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette that Thursday he will announce a reduction in Obama-era standards on some industrial methane emissions, which are more potent than carbon dioxide. Wheeler said the change will…MORE

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