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Brittany Shoot

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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Recent:
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Past:
  • Fortune
  • KCET-TV SoCal
  • Smithsonian Magazine

Past articles by Brittany:

Intel Lays Off Hundreds of Tech Administrators

The layoffs may be the company's biggest since 2016. → Read More

Put a Cork in It: Drinking a Bottle of Wine Per Week Is as Bad as Smoking 10 Cigarettes, Researchers Say

Consuming alcohol raises a person's risk of developing cancer over their lifetime. → Read More

Weather Channel Sued for $125 Million by Mom Whose Son Died in Collision With Storm Chasers

The lawsuit alleges that 'Storm Wranglers' tornado chasers caused the fatal collision that killed a 25-year-old man. → Read More

Judge Blocks Trump Administration's Medicaid Work Requirements in Arkansas, Kentucky

Trump administration changes to Medicaid have caused more than 17,000 people in Arkansas to lose their coverage. → Read More

European Parliament Votes to Let the Sun Go Down on Daylight Saving Time

After 2021, EU-member states can decide whether they want DST or standard time. → Read More

Midwest Flooding Hits Superfund Sites, Including Some With Radioactive Materials

The EPA says at least eight toxic sites in Iowa, Missouri, and Nebraska are impacted by flood waters. → Read More

Johnson & Johnson and Bayer Settle Xarelto Lawsuits for $775 Million

The drug companies agree to settle more than 25,000 lawsuits in the U.S. and admit no liability. → Read More

Job Seekers Aren't as Interested in Government Gigs as They Used to Be, Research Shows

Even as public sector job postings increased by 11%, the number of applicants went down 24% in the same five-year period. → Read More

Jay-Z's 'The Blueprint' Among the Music Added to the Library of Congress This Year

The Library of Congress National Recording Registry adds Jay-Z's 'The Blueprint,' 'Sweet Caroline' by Neil Diamond, other music recordings → Read More

Soda’s Last Straw? Corn Syrup May Fuel the Growth of Cancerous Tumors, Research Finds

It may make bowel cancer tumors grow more rapidly. → Read More

Massive Flooding Has Destroyed Midwest U.S. Farms. Here’s What You Should Know

The ongoing Midwest flooding is especially devastating for farmers already hit hard by President Trump's U.S.-China trade war tariffs. → Read More

FDA Recalls Children's Cough Syrup Sold At Dollar General Stores

The cough syrup may be tainted with bacteria that can cause gastrointestinal problems, especially for young children. → Read More

General Mills Prices Have Gone Up—and So Too Have Its Profits

On an earnings call, General Mills said total sales profits are up 8% since 2018. → Read More

China's Ban on Imported Recyclables Is Drowning U.S. Cities in Trash

Recycling programs in hundreds of cities are threatened by changes to the global refuse market. → Read More

Humane Society Undercover Operation Leads DowDuPont to End Pesticide Testing on Beagles

Corteva Agriscience announced it would cease the one-year-long animal testing program. → Read More

Why 25,000 Coal Miners Diagnosed With Black Lung Could Lose Federal Help Paying for Treatment

One in ten coal workers who worked in mines for at least 25 years have been diagnosed with black lung. → Read More

That Aspirin-a-Day Habit Does More Harm Than Good for Your Heart, Say Cardiology Organizations

Adults over 70 now have one less pill to take every day. → Read More

FDA Recalls Losartan Lots, Another Blood Pressure Drug Contaminated With a Cancer Causing Impurity

The FDA issued more drug recalls for blood pressure medication losartan, recalled due to carcinogenic (cancer-causing) trace impurities. → Read More

Jury Awards $29 Million in Latest Johnson & Johnson Cancer-Causing Baby Powder Lawsuit

The lawsuit alleged that the company's talcum-based baby powder contained cancer-causing asbestos. → Read More

UPS Workers in Ohio Sue Shipping Service for Racism and Discrimination

Nineteen black workers at a distribution center allege that nooses and Confederate flags were used in the workplace, as well as discriminatory hiring standards. → Read More