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Living with a short sleep gene: ‘It’s a gift’

For as long as he can remember, Brad Johnson knew he was different. “I’ve never been normal when it came to sleep,” Brad told CNN. “Other people, even some of my siblings, slept eight, nine, 10 hours a night. I just couldn’t do it, it was physically impossible. If you paid me a million dollars…MORE

What to watch for as New York City goes to the polls

The beginning of the end of New York City’s long primary season is here, as voters go to the polls on Tuesday to decide who will steer the city through its post-pandemic recovery and confront a rise in violent crime. Up and down the ballot, in races for mayor, comptroller, five borough presidencies, dozens of…MORE

Sadio Mane donates $693,000 to fund hospital in his hometown in Senegal

Senegal and Liverpool football star Sadio Mane has donated $693,000 (£500,000) to help fund the construction of a hospital in his hometown of Bambali in Senegal. The village, about 400 kilometers outside the capital city Dakar, did not previously have a hospital. Mane met with Senegalese President Macky Sall earlier this month to discuss the…MORE

UEFA rejects request to light up Allianz Arena in rainbow colors for Euro 2020 game

UEFA rejects request to light up Allianz Arena in rainbow colors for Euro 2020 game

European football governing body UEFA has declined a request to light up Munich’s Allianz Arena in rainbow colors for Wednesday’s Euro 2020 match between Germany and Hungary. The request was made following a proposal from the Munich city council in the wake of an anti-LGBTQ law passed by Hungary’s parliament last week. The legislation, which…MORE

Bumble just gave its entire staff the week off to recharge

Bumble is giving its entire team a break. The dating app has shut down its offices around the world this week “as a way to thank our team for their hard work and resilience,” it said. Its staff of 700 worldwide have been granted the week of June 21 off, according to a company spokesperson,…MORE


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