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New York City schools won’t be using Zoom anymore because of security concerns

New York City schools won’t be using Zoom anymore because of security concerns

Schools in New York City are moving away from using the video conference app Zoom after a review of security concerns. The city’s Department of Education is directing schools to “move away from using Zoom as soon as possible,” Danielle Filson, a department spokeswoman, told CNN in a statement. “There are many new components to…MORE

A gender reveal party ignited a 10-acre brush fire in Florida, fire officials say

A gender reveal party ignited a 10-acre brush fire in Florida, fire officials say

A gender reveal party in Florida went wrong and sparked a 10-acre fire, CNN affiliate WESH reported. Firefighters were called to a home in Brevard County, Florida, last weekend after reports that a blaze was possibly ignited by fireworks, fire officials said. But when they arrived, firefighters realized some explosives had been in the mix.…MORE

This nurse demonstrates just how fast germs spread even if you’re wearing gloves

This nurse demonstrates just how fast germs spread even if you’re wearing gloves

To stop the spread of coronavirus, many states are under stay-at-home orders and travel restrictions limit where you can go. But that doesn’t mean many well-meaning people may not wind up exposing themselves to germs unwittingly. On a recent trip to the grocery store, Molly Lixey, a former emergency room nurse in Saginaw, Michigan, told…MORE

Kobe Bryant headlines Hall of Fame class

Kobe Bryant, a five-time NBA champion and the fourth all-time leading scorer in league history, has been posthumously elected into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. The announcement was made Saturday on ESPN. The 18-time NBA All-Star played his entire 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, winning…MORE

Jake Gyllenhaal crushed Tom Holland’s handstand challenge and the internet is loving it

Jake Gyllenhaal crushed Tom Holland’s handstand challenge and the internet is loving it

Jake Gyllenhaal gave his fans a special treat while taking part in Tom Holland’s handstand challenge. Holland nominated Gyllenhaal to try holding the upside-down stance while putting on a T-shirt. Gyllenhaal did it — while making it look too easy. “Wait. @tomholland2013 What’s the challenge??? Shirtless heavy breathing??” Gyllenhaal teased his “Spider-Man: Far From Home”…MORE