George Floyd told officers ‘I can’t breathe’ more than 20 times, transcripts show

Newly released transcripts of the minutes leading up to George Floyd’s death reveal he told officers “I can’t breathe” more than 20 times, only to have his plea dismissed by Derek Chauvin, the white officer pressing his knee into Floyd’s neck, who said: “It takes a heck of a lot of oxygen to talk.” Floyd’s […]


Chris Pronger leaves senior VP of hockey ops role with Panthers

The Panthers announced on Wednesday that Chris Pronger is leaving his role as senior vice president of hockey operations and senior advisor. The Hockey Hall of Famer joined the organization in 2017 after spending three years in the NHL’s Department of Player Safety. “I want to personally thank the Viola family, Doug Cifu, Dale Tallon […]


Great expectations: Patients overestimate success in IVF

Couples embarking on IVF to treat their infertility tend to overestimate their chance of success, according to a prospective study of 69 couples having at least their second treatment attempt. Such over-optimism, suggest the authors, may be a source of distress or even a reason to discontinue their IVF treatment. The results of the study […]


Ford’s quarterly China sales rise for the first time in 3 years

Ford Motor Co (F.N) said its China vehicle sales increased 3% in April-June from a year earlier, its first quarterly sales rise in the world’s bigggest auto market in almost three years. Ford has been seeking to recover from a slump in sales unprecedented for a major global automaker in China, with sales sinking 26% […]


Destiny 2 Moments of Triumph 2020 challenges and rewards explained

Destiny 2 Moments of Triumph is an annual series of challenges wrapping up the previous year’s activities of Bungie’s space shooter. Regular players will be familiar with how it works. By completing these challenges – some of which involve completing the toughest or most time intensive activities in the game – you can earn exclusive […]


Researchers Announce The First Cartilage-Mimicking Gel That’s Strong Enough For Knees

The thin, slippery layer of cartilage between the bones in the knee is magical stuff: strong enough to withstand a person’s weight, but supple enough to cushion the joint during impact from decades of use. That combination of soft-yet-strong has been hard to reproduce in the lab—but now, Duke University researchers say they’ve created an […]