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Why We Care So Much About Celebrity Gossip, According to Psychology
You may have heard about the upcoming Olivia Wilde–directed thriller, Don’t Worry Darling, because of its promising reviews. (It will be released September 23, but premiered at the Venice International Film Festival [PDF] earlier this month.) Or it may be on your radar because of the off-camera drama around the cast’s and crew’s purported feuds, snubs, bad blood, and affairs of the heart (including a romance between director, Wilde, and star, Harry Styles).
Monkeypox in wastewater signals potential rise in Southern Nevada cases
Wastewater surveillance earlier this week detected the monkeypox virus in samples at most of Clark County’s wastewater treatment plants, signaling a potential increase in cases, a researcher said Thursday.
Rail roots: Las Vegas no longer a railroad town, but it left a mark
Reports of a deal reached after 20 hours of negotiations Wednesday between railroad unions and federal labor officials relieved fears of a nationwide strike for a country already weary of supply chain problems. The strike would have cost an estimated $2 billion a day.
Mind over matter: Helping amputees regain their independence
There are more than two million people living with an amputation in the United States, with about 400 being added daily. For many of them, prostheses or artificial limbs are a part of their lives, and they need to relearn how their bodies move with their new limbs all over again.
Proposed U.S. abortion ban puts issue in spotlight for Nevada midterms
Candidates vying for Nevada’s U.S. Senate seat this November voiced mixed reactions to legislation proposed this week that would effectively ban most abortions nationally, with one vowing to block the bill and another acknowledging it has little chance to become law.
RJ findings prompt Nevada to review traffic ticket reductions
State officials are creating a task force to study how often traffic tickets are reduced for parking violations in court, after a Review-Journal investigation shows hundreds of thousands were reduced, including serious violations.