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News Bytes June 27th, 2024

Parental Screen Habits Influence Children’s Screen Time, Study Finds

A recent study reveals that parents can reduce their children’s screen time by adjusting their own screen habits. The findings suggest that children mimic their parents’ behavior, indicating a need for mindful screen usage among adults to set a positive example.

Key News Highlights

1. Age Restrictions at Bliss Restaurant

Bliss, a new upscale Caribbean restaurant in Missouri, has implemented age restrictions: women 30+ and men 35+. This policy has sparked debate, with some supporting the concept while others criticize the differing standards.

2. Job Market Challenges

The U.S. job market shows signs of slowing, as the number of people receiving jobless benefits for multiple weeks reaches its highest in two and a half years. This trend may indicate a cooling economy.

3. Early Addiction to Ultraprocessed Foods

Research indicates that cravings for ultraprocessed foods begin in childhood, putting millions of kids at risk. These foods, high in sugar, salt, and additives, are contributing to early addiction issues.

4. Best Entertainment of 2024

As we reach the year’s halfway mark, our entertainment team has curated a list of the top movies, TV shows, music, and books of 2024. Their recommendations are a must-watch, listen, and read.

5. NASA Spacesuits in Limbo

NASA has canceled plans to replace the aging spacesuits used by astronauts on the International Space Station, raising concerns about the future of space missions and equipment safety.

Watch This

A massive sinkhole in Alton, Illinois, swallowed a light pole on a soccer field after an underground mine collapsed. Thankfully, no injuries were reported.

Top Headlines

  • Supreme Court dismisses major abortion appeal following a leaked opinion.
  • Major outage for AT&T, T-Mobile, and Verizon affects U.S. customers abroad.
  • Judge rejects the notion that more hearings will delay Trump’s classified documents case.

Quotable Moment

“We got out of the house with nothing but the clothes on our back and no shoes on our feet.” — Aiyda Cobb, wife of NFL player Randall Cobb, after escaping a house fire in Nashville with their three children, thanks to firefighters’ swift actions.

Walgreens Store Closures

Walgreens plans to close a significant number of its 8,600 U.S. locations due to unprofitability.

Quiz Time

The remains of an estimated 6 million people are entombed in catacombs under which French-speaking city?

A. Dakar
B. Montreal
C. Port-au-Prince
D. Paris

Answer: D. Paris

Looking Ahead

Tonight: Joe Biden and Donald Trump will debate on CNN, hosted by Jake Tapper and Dana Bash, starting at 9 p.m. ET. Follow live updates.

Good Vibes

A family hiking in the Badlands of North Dakota discovered what appears to be a dinosaur leg sticking out of a rock, making a significant scientific discovery.

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