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Elizabeth Holmes’s Ex-Boyfriend Set to Go on Trial in Theranos Case

Elizabeth Holmes was a star entrepreneur whose trial for defrauding investors in her blood-testing start-up became one of the biggest Silicon Valley spectacles since the introduction of the iPhone. Her conviction in January marked a rare moment in the boastful history of technology: A chief executive was held criminally responsible for lying. For much of …

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New Vaccine Findings Pose Tough Questions for Parents of Young Children

For American parents, particularly those with young children, the last couple of months have been dizzying and beyond frustrating. In early February, federal regulators announced that they would evaluate Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for the youngest children – only to scrap that plan 10 days later, citing doubts about the vaccine’s effectiveness in that age group. …

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The Conference Champion Not Going to the NCAA Tournament

In college basketball’s midmajor leagues, winning the conference tournament is often the only dependable way for a team to secure an NCAA tournament bid. But even before the Bellarmine men’s team beat Jacksonville, 77-72, in the ASUN Conference championship game on Tuesday, it had no shot at participating in the national tournament. Bellarmine, a private, …

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LSU Men’s Basketball Coach Fired After NCAA Alleges Violations

Louisiana State abruptly fired men’s basketball coach Will Wade on Saturday, less than a week after the school received a notice of allegations from the NCAA that accused Wade of five major rules violations, including making cash payments and job offers to help lure a recruit to the school. Wade and his associate head coach, …

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Theory About US-Funded Bioweapons Labs in Ukraine Is Unfounded

WASHINGTON – Prominent social media users and conservative voices have amplified a baseless theory promoted by Russian state media accusing the United States of funding biological weapons laboratories in Ukraine. There is no evidence to support the claims, which President Volodymyr Zelensky of Ukraine, the White Housethe Pentagon and the State Department have all unequivocally …

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