The winners of an online competition identified electrical patterns in the brain that often precede a seizure. The victors included a mathematician and an engineer, but no neuroscientists or doctors.
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Some parts of California are expected to receive up to 9 inches of rain. Parts of Washington state may see more than 10 inches. That would be the most rain the region has gotten since 2009.
After two months of demonstrations, police said they would clear a camp near the government offices in the Central business district. Students planned one last sit in.