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Wes Davis

Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Z Fold 6 phones won’t come with Samsung Messages in the US

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Samsung’s Galaxy Z Flip 6 and Z Fold 6 will not ship with the Samsung Messages app pre-installed in the US, according to 9to5Google. Those who still prefer Samsung’s app will have to download it from the Galaxy Store, where it’s still available.

“Starting with Starting with the Flip6, Fold6 and newer models, the Samsung Messages app will no longer be preloaded,” reads a Samsung message posted by Android leaker Max Weinbach. “Instead,...

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Michael D. Shear

Once Derided, Harris Suddenly Stands at Brink of Leading Democratic Ticket

Vice President Kamala Harris got off to a rocky start in office. She is now at the heart of a political drama that could make her the first woman of color to become a major party presidential nominee.

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This Chewy List Will Help You Discover Your Pet’s New Fave Toy, So Don’t Skip It

Your pet deserves better than a piece of string or an old Tupperware container.

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People Are Coping With The News Of Joe Biden Dropping Out Of The Race With Hilarious Tweets And Memes

"Probably the most historic National Ice Cream Day we ever had."

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Savannah Leigh Richardson

Justin Rose issues genuine authentic message to fans after runner-up finish at The Open

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Rose fell short at The Open to Xander Schauffele, but that did not stop him from being the class act he is.

Justin Rose had a shot on Sunday to win the Open Championship but fell short and settled for a runner-up finish.

The Englishman put himself in the mix through the front nine, but then his putter went cold. Rose signed for a 4-under 67 with five birdies and one lone bogey.

Despite falling short, Rose posted a heartfelt message congratulating Xander...


Jamison Hensley

Harbaugh: Ravens take Lamar slights 'personally'

Ravens coach John Harbaugh capped his team's first practice of training camp Sunday with an impassioned defense of quarterback Lamar Jackson.

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Makena Kelly

Staffers Were Told Biden Was Leaving Race in Email Telling Them to Check X

“Team, sharing with you the letter from President Biden that was released just now,” read an email president Joe Biden’s campaign managers sent.

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Wes Davis

NotchNook gives MacBooks their own Dynamic Island

A Mac app for true notch-heads. | Image: NotchNook

There’s a new app for Macs called NotchNook that transforms the notch on your MacBook Air or MacBook Pro into, basically, the iPhone’s Dynamic Island. And after using it for a day, I’m not sure I can do without it.

Just like the Dynamic Island, NotchNook expands out from the notch, revealing a “Nook” with basic media controls (sort of like Live Activities in iOS) and other customizable widgets. Then there’s a “Tray”...

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Shawn McCreesh

On the Trail With Trump, Vance Shows He Knows His Place: Offstage, Mostly

JD Vance, the Republican nominee for vice president, was a mere warm-up act to Donald J. Trump at their first joint rally.

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Katie Rogers

Timeline: Inside Biden’s Withdrawal From the 2024 Race

President Biden did not tell most of his staff until a minute before making an announcement to the world on social media on Sunday. Vice President Kamala Harris, whom Mr. Biden went on to endorse, also learned of his decision on Sunday.


X reacts to President Biden dropping out of 2024 presidential race

Joe Biden, the 46th President of the United States, will not make a bid for a second term.

The President had been facing pressure to step down after a rough performance at last month's first Presidential debate called his fitness for office into question. The President has since contracted COVID-19, leading to graver concerns about his health as rumors swirled that Vice President Kamala Harris may be better equipped for the job.

The President announced the news on X (formerly Twitter) and...

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"He Was Arrested At The Door": 17 Times Customers Got Caught Trying To Scam A Retail Store

"She found some lower-end bags that weren’t secured, so she picked one up and took it over to the cash register, where she tried to return it."

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Savannah Leigh Richardson

The Open Payout: How much money Xander Schauffle won in the last major championship

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Xander Schauffele took home his second major championship of 2024 at the Open. Let’s take a look at the prize payout.

Xander Schauffele is officially a two-time major winner. He stormed past the field to win the 152nd Open Championship at Royal Troon by two shots after he signed for a bogey-free 6-under 65 to get to 9-under overall.

It marked his second major win of 2024, as he also won the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club...

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Peter Baker

Biden Drops Out of Race, Scrambling the Campaign for the White House

The president’s withdrawal under pressure from fellow Democrats cleared the way for a new nominee to take on former President Donald J. Trump in the fall. He quickly endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris.

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Joe Biden Endorses Kamala Harris To Run Against Donald Trump

"Today I want to offer my full support and endorsement for Kamala to be the nominee of our party this year," Biden announced on Sunday.

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'Twisters' matches 'Oppenheimer' opening weekend success with $80.5 million

“Twisters” has twirled its way to a huge opening weekend, smashing expectations by bringing in $80.5 million. For context, Oppenheimer brought in $80.5 million when it opened on the same weekend in 2023.

The stellar performance of the film, a sequel to the 1996 disaster epic “Twister," may be due to the fact that it appears to be genuinely well-liked by audiences; as of publishing, the film has a 92 percent audience score on Rotten Tomatoes.

However, while a review of the movie by the...


Savannah Leigh Richardson

LIV Golf’s Jon Rahm finishes major season on high note, posts top 10 result at The Open

Jon Rahm during day four at The Open. | Photo by Zac Goodwin/Getty Images

Jon Rahm finally played like himself in the year's final major, posting his best finish of the season at The Open Championship.

Jon Rahm came out red hot on Sunday at The Open Championship, making four birdies over his first seven holes to soar up the leaderboard.

But Royal Troon’s closing stretch cooled him down, as he posted a 3-under 68 to finish at 1-under overall. Yet, he ultimately tied for seventh,...


Mark Schofield

Max Verstappen boils over in Budapest

A fifth place finish, and a lack of pace, saw Max Verstappen frustrated after the Hungarian Grand Prix

On a sweltering day in Budapest, the track surface at the Hungarian Grand Prix was not the only thing scorching.

So too was Red Bull driver Max Verstappen.

From the opening laps — when Verstappen was instructed by his team to give second place back to Lando Norris after an investigation was noted by race officials for Verstappen leaving the track and gaining an advantage — to...

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