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Six clues after marketing manager, 33, mysteriously vanishes on walk home

The desperate hunt for Sarah Everard continues five days after she disappeared following a visit to a friend’s house. The marketing manager, 33, had set off home on foot after visiting a friend in Clapham, south London on March 3. The walk back to Brixton should have taken her around 50 minutes, but she has […]

Sport

Ty Montgomery on return to Saints: “A place where I feel like I can really thrive.”

Ty Montgomery got one extended audition for the Saints in relief of Alvin Kamara late last season and it convinced him that New Orleans was the right place for him to be. The receiver turned running back played a season-high 44 snaps in Week 17 against the Carolina Panthers with Kamara sidelined due to a […]

Lifestyle

Mindfulness program in campus dorms, groups improved students’ mental health

As experts nationwide point to a mental health crisis among teens and young adults, a pilot program teaching mindfulness and coping techniques to students at the University of Washington has helped lower stress and improve emotional well-being. New studies by the psychology researchers who created the program find that the strategies, offered first in residence […]

Business

Morgan Stanley expands Black recruitment program

Morgan Stanley is expanding a program to recruit Black professionals into its markets business regardless of their experience in financial services, bank executives said. Last Fall, the Wall Street giant launched the Morgan Stanley Experienced Professional Program, which invites Black professionals from any field to apply, in a bid to improve diversity within the business […]

Technology

Pakistan is again banning TikTok, this time for ‘peddling vulgarity’

Pakistan has banned TikTok yet again, citing objectionable content on the shortform video app. This is the second time the ByteDance platform has been banned in Pakistan, following a brief 10-day shutdown in October of last year. Last fall, TikTok was banned for hosting “immoral” and “indecent” videos, but the company was able to assure […]

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Six unanswered questions as missing marketing manager ‘vanishes into thin air’

Police desperately trying to locate missing Sarah Everard’s disappearance are grappling with several unanswered questions as her family appeal for help. Sarah, 33, has not been seen since last week, when she left a friend’s home in Clapham, South London, and investigators say she has “disappeared into thin air”. Her anxious family have joined the […]

Sport

Greg Olsen on Russell Wilson: Odds are he’s back in Seattle

Until Russell Wilson takes the first snaps of the season for the Seattle Seahawks, the question of whether he will be playing for someone else instead next season will continue to persist. Wilson has used the offseason to express some level of frustration with the team regarding how much he’s been hit and saying he […]

Lifestyle

‘Hunker down’ stress genes boosted in women who live in violent neighborhoods

The chronic stress of living in neighborhoods with high rates of violence and poverty alters gene activity in immune cells, according to a new study of low-income single Black mothers on the South Side of Chicago. The changes in stress-related gene expression reflect the body’s “hunker down” response to long-term threat, a physiological strategy for […]

Business

Oil surges after OPEC+ holds cuts, strong U.S. jobs growth

Oil prices jumped about 3% on Friday, hitting their highest levels in more than a year, following a stronger-than-expected U.S. jobs report and a decision by OPEC and its allies not to increase supply in April. Brent futures rose $2.62, or 3.9%, to settle at $69.36 a barrel. The session high for the global benchmark […]

Technology

Go listen to Spotify’s podcast about itself that ignores the existence of iTunes

Spotify is making a podcast about its own history, and the first two episodes are well worth a listen for the details on the jump from piracy to streaming, how the company decided to build its business, and the technical details of how it did so. There are also some fun interviews included, with the […]