Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds, a new RPG from Studio Ghibli and Level 5, out now - Polygon

Ni no Kuni: Cross Worlds, the latest mobile entry in the Ni no Kuni JRPG series, is finally available to play in the West on Android, iOS, and Windows PC. The game features animation by Studio Ghibli and returning composer Joe Hisaishi.

technology - Polygon
7:28am PDT - May 25th, 2022

The first officially licensed NFL blockchain game is NFT Rivals - The Verge

The NFL and NFLPA have licensed a new NFT game, NFT Rivals, that will launch next year, allowing players to take on the role of general manager to build rosters.

sports - The Verge
7:26am PDT - May 25th, 2022

NBA Twitter reacts to Joel Embiid only making All-NBA Second Team - Sixers Wire

NBA Twitter gives their best reactions to Philadelphia 76ers star Joel Embiid only being named to the All-NBA Second Team.

sports - USA Today
7:26am PDT - May 25th, 2022

South Africa: No need for mass monkeypox immunisation – experts - Al Jazeera English

The African continent has not recently recorded any confirmed or suspected cases of monkeypox, unlike Europe and the US.

monkeypox cases - Al Jazeera English
7:25am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Call of Duty Endowment to host in-game charity run via 'Warzone' - The Washington Post

Campers probably aren't going to help the fundraising drive.

technology - The Washington Post
7:22am PDT - May 25th, 2022

CVS will stop filling Cerebral and Done Health ADHD med prescriptions - The Verge

CVS will not fill controlled substance prescriptions that come from telehealth companies Cerebral and Done Health. The companies have been criticized for their prescribing practices around drugs like ADHD medications.

business - The Verge
7:19am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Whistleblower report on baby formula didn't reach top FDA food safety official - The Washington Post

Frank Yiannas, the FDA’s deputy commissioner for food policy and response, didn’t learn about a whistleblower complaint alleging safety issues at a baby formula plant until four months later, according to Yiannas and others knowledgeable about the case.

business - The Washington Post
7:19am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Primary elections live updates: Georgia rebuffs Trump candidates for governor, attorney general, secretary of state - The Washington Post

Tuesday's results were a blow to former president Donald Trump’s status as Republican kingmaker as some high-profile contenders endorsed by him lost badly.

general - The Washington Post
7:16am PDT - May 25th, 2022

We think founders need a quick Heart to Heart about the market - TechCrunch

Equity is a TechCrunch podcast about the business of startups, where we unpack the numbers and nuance behind the headlines.

business - TechCrunch
7:14am PDT - May 25th, 2022

A Marvel MMO Has Been Cancelled - IGN

A Marvel MMO from the co-publisher of DC Universe Online has been cancelled just six months after it was revealed.

technology - IGN
7:13am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Dead Space Creator Says It's a 'Weird Feeling' Not to Be Part of the Remake - IGN - IGN

Dead Space creator Glen Schofield has opened up about how he's "kind of bummed" about not being involved with the upcoming remake, even if he takes it as a compliment that it's being made.

technology - IGN
7:09am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers almost had a different beloved cartoon villain - Polygon

Director Akiva Schaffer talks about picking the bad guys for Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers — and the non-Disney character who was seriously considered. Chip ’n Dale: Rescue Rangers is out on Disney Plus now.

entertainment - Polygon
7:05am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Trump Just Got His Ass Handed to Him in Georgia

Trump can’t be feeling too peachy about the Peach State this morning.

herschel walker - Vice News
7:04am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Kate Moss testifies Johnny Depp never pushed her down any stairs during their relationship - CNN

Johnny Depp took the stand to refute testimony previously given by witnesses including Amber Heard, testifying that his ex-wife hit him on multiple occasions and that her accusations of violence against him are "heinous."

entertainment - CNN
7:01am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Android 101: how to update Android apps - The Verge

It’s important to update your apps on Android to ensure you have the latest bug fixes and security patches. Here’s how to update your apps manually and how to enable automatic updates.

technology - The Verge
7:00am PDT - May 25th, 2022

US is offering vaccines to certain people exposed to monkeypox. Here's what you should know - CNN

As global health leaders investigate an unusual outbreak of monkeypox across more than a dozen countries, discussions in the United States have turned to vaccination against the disease -- and certain people exposed to the virus could be offered a vaccine.

cnn - CNN
6:57am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Bloober Team Turned Down the Opportunity to Make a Saw Game In Order to Make Blair Witch - IGN

Horror game developer Bloober Team was offered the chance to make Saw video game, but opted to create its take on Blair Witch instead.

technology - IGN
6:54am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Disgraced West Midlands Police detective sold sex to strangers - BBC

Nicholas Taylor would have been dismissed had he not already resigned, West Midlands Police says.

rangers - BBC News
6:46am PDT - May 25th, 2022

People with high deprivation more likely to be hospitalised with Covid, research suggests - The Irish Times

Deprived people were more likely to contract the virus, according to public health consultant

general - The Irish Times
6:38am PDT - May 25th, 2022

India sentences Kashmir rebel Yasin Malik to life imprisonment - Al Jazeera English

A court in New Delhi sentences the top Kashmiri pro-freedom leader to life term in ‘terrorism’ funding case.

general - Al Jazeera English
6:34am PDT - May 25th, 2022

IKEA made a Matter-ready hub with a new smart home app to match - Engadget

IKEA continues its foray into smart home devices with the launch of a Google Matter-ready hub called Dirigera and a new IKEA Home smart app..

general - Engadget
6:27am PDT - May 25th, 2022

How Spiders Is Making Its BioWare Dreams Come True With GreedFall 2 - IGN - IGN

CEO of French developer Spiders, Jehanne Rousseau, explains how the studio is continuing its quest to create BioWare-style RPGs with its big plans for GreedFall 2.

technology - IGN
6:23am PDT - May 25th, 2022

Safe, pain-free, rapid recovery: Why endoscopic spine surgery is the way to go - Times of India

Endoscopic spine surgery is a cutting-edge technique used to perform highly precise surgeries that only target the

health - The Times of India
6:20am PDT - May 25th, 2022

People Are Sharing Historical Figures Who Are Actually Pretty Problematic, And I Had No Clue About Some Of These - BuzzFeed

My childhood history teachers have some explaining to do.

health - Buzzfeed
6:16am PDT - May 25th, 2022

19 children killed in Texas school shooting, reactions from politics to sports: 5 Things podcast

Texas school shooting is deadliest since Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT, Kate Moss to testify at Depp/Heard trial: 5 Things podcast

sandy hook promise - USA Today
6:14am PDT - May 25th, 2022