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McCullough’s new book on pioneers’ history draws criticism

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — David McCullough’s new book is facing criticism for its depiction of white settlement and Native Americans in the late 18th centu...

McCullough’s new book on pioneers’ history draws criticism

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Alabama abortion law draws some criticism, mostly silence from national Republicans Several Republicans in the U.S. Congress are criticizing a new Alabama law that will ban nearly all abortions in the state as too extreme, saying exceptions should be made for rape and incest and questioning whether it will hold up in court....
00:00, 05/17/2019

Lawmaker’s ‘Nazi’ remark over pipeline fight draws criticism HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — A Pennsylvania state lawmaker protesting a gas pipeline project in her neighborhood is apologizing for saying “Nazis were just doing their jobs too” in response to complaints that demonstrators were preventing worke...
23:00, 05/02/2019

Book Entry: Review: ‘Power Trip’ Ably Guides Us Through the History of Energy Michael E. Webber’s new book examines humanity’s relationship to energy over time and how each transition affected not just what we produce but how we live....
06:00, 05/18/2019

Big City: Where are the Statues of L.G.B.T.Q. Pioneers? Here Are 11 Worthy New Yorkers Virtually nonexistent among the city’s monuments, L.G.B.T.Q. men and women have made outsize contributions to New York’s identity. It is long past time they were put on a pedestal....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Celebrate World Book Day and plan a vacation around one of these book-filled Airbnbs Indulge your inner bookworm on your next vacation by staying at a library instead of just visiting one at these book-filled Airbnbs.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Adm. William H. McRaven The author of “Make Your Bed” and, most recently, “Sea Stories: My Life in Special Operations” says “All Quiet on the Western Front” is the one book that best “captures the nature of a soldier.”...
13:52, 05/09/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Gary Snyder The poet, essayist and environmentalist cites Ovid’s “Metamorphoses” as an inspiration: “Ovid in a sense tried to write the entire Roman story. I take it as a challenge to look for the storyteller of the planet.”...
15:00, 04/28/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ruth Reichl The food writer and author, most recently, of the memoir “Save Me the Plums” was 10 when she read Henry Miller. “If it’s over her head, she simply won’t understand it,” her mother said....
19:39, 05/02/2019

By the Book: By the Book: Ani DiFranco The singer-songwriter, whose new memoir is “No Walls and the Recurring Dream,” says her shelves contain “poetry for when my mind is spinning” and “a bunch of learn-how-to-meditate books that don’t seem to be helping.”...
02:52, 05/16/2019

| Micho: 'We had too many draws' Orlando Pirates coach Milutin Sredojevic said they had drawn to many games this season as they lost out on the Absa Premiership title on the final day....
08:13, 05/13/2019

She Draws Deeply Human Characters. They’re Just Animals. Lisa Hanawalt, the illustrator behind “Bojack Horseman,” has created “Tuca & Bertie,” about two 30-something bird-women. “It was important to me to show that women are gross,” she said....
17:39, 04/29/2019

Omaha Beach draws No. 12, 4-1 Kentucky fave Omaha Beach, who's on a three-race win streak, is the early 4-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby after drawing the No. 12 post position in the 20-horse field Tuesday....
19:26, 04/30/2019

Argentine graphic novel draws 'Dirty War' for new generation An Argentine creative duo is looking to keep alive memories of the horrors faced by people during the country's so-called "Dirty War," turning to comic-book form to reach a generation who grew up after the end of the military dictatorship in 1983....
21:39, 05/06/2019

Kanter draws support of union after drawing jeers Enes Kanter, after being subject to a Denver crowd that chanted "Kanter sucks!" and a fan who was heard yelling "Go back to Turkey, oh wait, you can't," requested the Nuggets control their fans. The players' union then said it "stands with" Kanter....
04:26, 05/03/2019

Tottenham draws with Everton to finish 4th in Premier League LONDON (AP) — Tottenham finished its Premier League campaign with a lively 2-2 draw against Everton on Sunday to secure fourth place. With third-place Chelsea held to a scoreless draw at Leicester, Tottenham missed out on the chance to finish third f...
19:00, 05/12/2019

Monet Painting Draws $110.7 Million At New York Auction A Claude Monet painting from his celebrated "Meules" (Haystacks) series drew $110.7 million in New York on Tuesday in an auction record for the French Impressionist master....
16:39, 05/15/2019

Ban on banana-eating artwork draws ridicule in Poland Poland’s artists and opposition politicians are posting photos of themselves eating bananas in protest against the removal from a top national gallery of an art work featuring the fruit that the conservative authorities say is obscene...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Bernie Sanders draws sharp contrasts between himself and Joe Biden Sen. Bernie Sanders compared his record with Joe Biden's on trade and foreign policy on Monday, attempting to draw sharp contrasts between himself and the former vice president as the two lead the Democratic presidential pack....
14:52, 04/30/2019

Chase bank draws backlash with 'Monday Motivation' tweet A tweet sent out by the United States largest banking institution that was designed to encourage Americans to save money instead drew a heavy dose of criticism....
22:00, 04/30/2019

Mamata Banerjee Draws Parallel With Sepoy Mutiny In Campaign Against PM Trinamool chief and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today invoked the Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 to draw a parallel with the efforts by her party to dislodge the Narendra Modi government in the......
21:00, 05/02/2019

Ray-ban owner EssilorLuxottica draws line under Franco-Italian feud EssilorLuxottica declared an end to a feud between its French and Italian partners on Monday, saying it would drop all legal proceedings and focus on integrating the eyewear group formed by last year's 54 billion euro ($61 billion) merger....
19:13, 05/13/2019

Cavani misses late penalty as French champion PSG draws PARIS (AP) — Edinson Cavani missed a late penalty given after a video review as French champion Paris Saint-Germain’s stuttering form continued in a 1-1 draw with Nice on Saturday. Referee Frank Schneider awarded it for a crude foul by Brazilia...
21:52, 05/04/2019

Chris Hughes Essay on Breakup Draws an Objection From Facebook “You don’t enforce accountability by calling for the breakup of a successful American company,” Nick Clegg, a Facebook executive, said in response to the Op-Ed....
02:00, 05/10/2019

MLB notebook: Cubs' Russell respects fan criticism Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell seemed to change his tune Friday, one day after his "that's on them" comment toward fans who booed him after his return from a suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic abuse policy....
07:26, 05/11/2019

Facebook to pay US content reviewers more amid criticism SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is raising how much it pays U.S. contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal from the service. Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour ...
20:39, 05/13/2019

J.A. Happ rips Dee Gordon’s ‘ignorant’ criticism after being hit ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Dee Gordon questioning J.A. Happ’s ability to pitch to certain spots led to the Yankees starter criticizing the Mariners second baseman’s reaction after getting hit on the wrist and being forced out of Thursday night’s game at ...
08:13, 05/11/2019

PM Modi's Rajiv Gandhi Attack Draws United Opposition Rebuke Prime Minister Narendra Modi's controversial remark that former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi died as "corrupt number 1", has prompted sharp reactions from the opposition....
19:26, 05/05/2019

Biden draws firefighters' endorsement, Trump jibes, ahead of speech Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden picked up an early endorsement from a large trade union and sparred on social media with President Donald Trump over blue-collar support on Monday ahead of the Democrat's first event as a 2020 contender....
21:13, 04/29/2019

Sonic The Hedgehog Movie Design To Be Changed Following Criticism The internet, you might have heard, did not love Sonic’s recently revealed design for the upcoming Sonic The Hedgehog movie. Now, thank the furry, blue heavens, it’s going to change....
02:39, 05/03/2019

Facebook raises wage for US content reviewers after criticism Facebook will pay at least $18 an hour to US contractors who do some of its most taxing work, including watching violent and other objectionable material for possible removal....
03:39, 05/15/2019

Sonic the Hedgehog to be redesigned after criticism of film trailer Director thanks fans who objected to the appearance of the video game character and assures them it will be modifiedSonic the Hedgehog director Jeff Fowler has announced that “changes” will be made to the forthcoming movie based on the video game aft...
12:39, 05/03/2019

Turkey defiant in face of criticism over gas drilling off Cyprus Despite coming under fire from both the EU and the US, Turkey says it will press on with plans to drill for oil and gas off Cyprus. Arrest warrants have been issued for the crew of a Turkish drilling ship in the area....
21:26, 05/06/2019

Estonia’s president plays down criticism over Putin meeting Kersti Kaljulaid’s Moscow visit has provoked flurry of criticism from the other Baltic statesEstonia’s president, Kersti Kaljulaid, has brushed off criticism of her recent visit to Moscow to meet Vladimir Putin, the first meeting between the Russian ...
12:39, 05/14/2019

Madonna gets into Eurovision groove in Tel Aviv despite Palestinian criticism Pop star Madonna took time out ahead of her scheduled guest performance at the Eurovision Song Contest in Israel, attending an evening event in Tel Aviv on Thursday....
16:52, 05/17/2019

Facebook to pay U.S. content reviewers up to $22 an hour amid criticism In addition to paying more, Facebook said it's adding tools for moderators to have graphic images blurred out, for example, before they see them.        ...
23:13, 05/13/2019

The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS design to be changed following criticism. The 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS design to be changed following criticism. Does that mean that the 2019 Chevrolet Camaro SS is the Sonic-The-Hedgehog-with-human-teeth of the automotive industry? Weird that both were announced on the same day....
14:13, 05/03/2019

China draws up tighter rules on human gene and embryo trials: Xinhua China's top legislature will consider tougher rules on research involving human genes and embryos, the first such move since a Chinese scientist sparked controversy last year by announcing he had made the world's first "gene-edited" babies....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Study draws incredible link between school bus exhaust and student test scores As educators have known for a long, long time, there’s no magic solution to improving academic performance across an entire student body. Experienced teachers and an engaging curriculum go a long way, but external factors often play just as big...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democrats are looking for a “political consolation priz...
05:52, 05/02/2019

Trump Praises Hungary’s Viktor Orban, Brushing Aside Criticism In a high-profile Oval Office meeting, the president expressed approval for Mr. Orban’s tough immigration policies and emphasis on “Christian communities.”...
00:39, 05/14/2019

BJP Leader Plays Down PM Modi's Comments On Balakot Op Amid Criticism As Prime Minister Narendra Modi's account of the Balakot airstrike and his suggestion that "clouds would help escape Pakistani radars" drew criticism, a leader of the ruling BJP leader asserted that......
08:39, 05/13/2019

Mickey Callaway pushes back against roster mismanagement criticism Mickey Callaway responded Friday to the critics who said the Mets mishandled their 25-man roster during their recent road trip. The Mets played a man short for the final four games of the trip. They opted not to put Steven Matz, who has radial nerve ...
11:13, 05/11/2019

Serial-Killing Case Shocks Cyprus as Police Come In for Criticism The police were searching for more victims after a military officer confessed to seven killings, apparently targeting female immigrants and their children....
14:50, 04/28/2019

Walgreens to Raise Minimum Age to Purchase Tobacco After Federal Criticism Walgreens has decided to raise its minimum age for tobacco sales several weeks after a top federal official chastised the drugstore chain for violating laws restricting access to cigarettes and other tobacco products. Deerfield, Illinois-based Walgre...
16:52, 04/28/2019

Head likens criticism of private schools to antisemitic abuse Anthony Wallersteiner, head of Stowe school, under fire for ‘tasteless analogy’The headteacher of a UK public school is under fire for likening criticism of the private education sector to antisemitic abuse.Anthony Wallersteiner, of the £12,000-a-ter...
16:52, 05/11/2019

Conway defends Trump over renewed criticism over Charlottesville comments White House counselor Kellyanne Conway defended President Trump on Sunday over renewed criticism of his comments following the 2017 violence in Charlottesville, Va. – arguing that the president had “condemned white nationalism” and that his words fol...
05:26, 04/29/2019

Zarco accepts KTM boss's criticism of "unacceptable" MotoGP form Johann Zarco says he accepts KTM MotoGP boss Stefan Pierer's criticism of him following the Spanish Grand Prix earlier this month, admitting he "lost some control" at Jerez...
04:13, 05/17/2019

Despite Measles Warnings, Anti-Vaccine Rally Draws Hundreds of Ultra-Orthodox Jews A “vaccine symposium” in Rockland County was denounced by health authorities and some ultra-Orthodox rabbis, who said the speakers were spreading dangerous propaganda....
06:39, 05/15/2019

Quayside, Toronto’s Google-linked smart city, draws opposition over privacy and costs As in New York, where fierce opposition to Amazon led the online retail giant to cancel plans to build a second headquarters in Long Island City, a local movement here is growing to send Sidewalk Labs packing....
14:13, 05/06/2019

Brad Marchand draws controversial penalty on Justin Williams, mocks Hurricanes captain Brad Marchand drew a somewhat controversial penalty against Justin Williams, then proceeded to mock the Hurricanes captain in the Bruins' big win.        ...
04:52, 05/13/2019

Pep Guardiola responds to criticism of Manchester City plane song – video Pep Guardiola has apologised to anyone offended by the chant sung on the plane carrying his Manchester City side back from their title win in Brighton. In the song it mentions Liverpool fans being 'battered on the streets' and being 'victims of it al...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Manchester City defends anti-Liverpool chant amid criticism Manchester City has denied accusations that the anti-Liverpool song sung by the first-team during its title celebrations referred the Hillsborough disaster or Sean Cox -- a Reds fan who suffered life-threatening injuries after an attack outside Anfie...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Donna Brazile on AOC's criticism of Biden: Former VP not 'middle of the road' on climate change Matt Schlapp said Wednesday on "Outnumbered" that Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is "in charge" of the Democratic Party and 2020 candidates will face pressure to support her Green New Deal proposal. ...
20:26, 05/15/2019

Airbnb Faces Renewed Criticism Over Listings in Occupied West Bank Campaigners in support of Palestinians are calling for Airbnb users to deactivate their accounts to protest the company’s decision to allow rental listings for settlements in the occupied West Bank. In April, the company reversed its decision t...
12:13, 05/15/2019

Klobuchar says Biden will have to continue to deal with criticism over Anita Hill treatment 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Amy Klobuchar said in an interview that aired Sunday that the Anita Hill’s 1991 testimony during the confirmation hearing for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas motivated her to get into politics....
05:26, 04/29/2019

UN chief 'commends' leadership of Greece and former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, as name dispute draws to final close The United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres congratulated the Greek Parliament over its ratification of a name change for the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia on Friday, and commended the leaders of both countries for signalling the en...
14:47, 04/28/2019

Turkey’s president calls for a redo after Istanbul’s election — drawing international criticism The results of Istanbul's mayoral election are being scrapped and rescheduled after allegations of electoral fraud — just weeks after the opposition candidate won the contest. ...
08:13, 05/08/2019

Daniel Jones ready to stand up to criticism in debut at Giants rookie camp Daniel Jones and the Giants were both heavily criticized after New York selected the Duke quarterback with the No. 6 overall pick in the NFL draft.        ...
01:26, 05/04/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó's call for military uprising draws reactions from US, world leaders Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido took to the streets on Tuesday, calling on citizens and the military to back him in the “final phase” of the interim president’s plan to end the regime of President Nicolas Maduro....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Prince Harry cuts Netherlands visit in half as royal baby's arrival draws closer Prince Harry will go abroad next week for just one day instead of two, but palace says it's not connected to the wait for birth of Duchess Meghan's royal baby.        ...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Who is that guy? Andrew Yang’s presidential campaign draws crowds, money and an expected spot on the Democratic debate stage. The tech entrepreneur is pushing a $12,000 annual income for adult U.S. citizens and lamenting a coming “crisis” as robots take jobs now held by humans....
12:13, 05/10/2019

Tiger Woods faces criticism ahead of Trump's Presidential Medal of Freedom honor Tiger Woods is set to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday less than a month after winning the Masters Tournament in dramatic fashion and capturing his fifth green jacket....
19:00, 05/06/2019

Ethiopian Airlines pushes back on criticism, says pilots followed emergency procedures before March crash Airline officials said FAA chief Daniel Elwell’s attempt this week to place some of the responsibility for a deadly March crash on their pilots’ actions was an attempt to “divert public attention” from problems with the flight control system on Boein...
23:13, 05/18/2019

Vice story on 'white, male, slim, and young' body bias in medical textbooks mocked: 'Dumbest woke criticism I have ever seen' Liberal media outlet Vice was mocked on Thursday over a story explaining how medical textbooks feature too many bodies that are "white, male, slim, and young." ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

Book Clubs Get Especially Clubby Every age begets its era-specific book clubs. Perhaps it’s unsurprising that ours features more and more niche, insider gatherings. One for Political Junkies? Check. Thriller writers? Check. Proust lovers? Check....
01:00, 05/17/2019

Joe Namath, in new book, says he nearly drank himself to death Hall of Fame quarterback Joe Namath revealed in his new autobiography that he drank so excessively during his post-playing life that he nearly died.        ...
00:52, 05/08/2019

I Wrote a Book About Our Robot Car Future Friends! Pals! Fellow filthy car-obsessives! I have big news: I have written a book. Just as a refresher, a book is like a bunch of non-dynamic monochrome (in this case, and not the cover) web pages full of text, all bound together in a big sort of p...
23:39, 05/10/2019

See if a Book You're About to Buy is Available at Your Local Library Using This Extension If you find yourself browsing Amazon looking for your next good read, the extension Library Extension might potentially help you save a little cash by letting you read that same book for free....
17:39, 05/12/2019

Don Cherry doubles down on his 'jerks' criticism of the Hurricanes: Their fans are 'front-runners' CBC broadcaster Don Cherry doubled down on his 'jerks' criticism of the Hurricanes, this time calling their fans 'front-runners.'        ...
21:00, 05/06/2019

Greta Thunberg's speeches to be rushed out as a book No One Is Too Small to Make a Difference is being published in June, with a family memoir due to come later in 2019The collected speeches of 16-year-old Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg, who began the worldwide school strike for the environmen...
13:13, 05/02/2019

Book review: New Tim Cook bio tells us much of what we already knew The book follows the "then I introduced" format of new product launches, and is all business. It skimps on details about the non-Apple life of Tim Cook.        ...
13:00, 05/14/2019

Lenovo Yoga Book C930 Review Review indexDesign | Display | Interface and Functionality | Processor and Performance | Camera | Battery life | ConclusionWe had some reservations about the Lenovo Yoga Book last year when we reviewed it, as the ambitious hybrid tablet introduced so...
15:13, 05/02/2019

All the Comics You Can Get Today For Free Comic Book Day Free Comic Book Day is today, May 4th, which also happens to be Star Wars Day. Comic Book retailed selected 51 titles in total to be free this year, 12 from gold sponsors and 39 from silver sponsors....
22:39, 05/04/2019

Tim Dowling: I am so prepared for book club. But am I invited? Because I was the only man at that first meeting, my precise clearance level seems unresolvedThere is a question hanging over my wife’s new book club: am I in it?My inclusion so far has been accidental. The inaugural meeting was held in our kitchen a...
07:52, 05/04/2019

Anthony Weiner on the prowl for a book deal Anthony Weiner is trying to transform himself into the next Longfellow. The serial sexter and former congressman — who is now living in a Bronx halfway house after doing hard time for sexting a teenager — is skulking around Manhattan’s publishing hou...
16:00, 05/02/2019

‘The Mueller Report’ book officially a bestseller A published edition of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into alleged ties between Russian officials and Donald Trump's presidential campaign sold just under 42,000 copies last week, NPD BookScan reported Wednesday....
05:13, 05/02/2019

David Cameron’s Book Isn’t Out Yet. The Scathing Commentary Is. News of an autobiography from the former prime minister who left Britain the Brexit mess attracted a digital stream of creative mockery and vulgarity....
17:26, 05/17/2019

Book a novel vacation at one of these literary Airbnb homes Celebrate World Book Day on Tuesday, April 23, by booking a literary getaway at one of these book-inspired Airbnb homes.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

YouTubers, book review: In search of authenticity You could be forgiven for noticing YouTube only when a scandal breaks, but, as Chris Stokel-Walker writes, it's an increasingly important part of the entertainment business....
13:26, 05/16/2019

How to book trains in Europe – by rail expert the Man in Seat 61 Follow his advice and your trip will not only be more be eco-friendly and enjoyable than flying, it could be similarly priced, tooI take train not plane within Europe because it’s a better travel experience. But switching to rail can also be the sing...
14:52, 05/04/2019

Nonfiction: A New Book Argues That Generic Drugs Are Poisoning Us In her stunning exposé “Bottle of Lies,” Katherine Eban describes a world of generic drug manufacturing rife with corruption and life-threatening misdeeds....
23:26, 05/13/2019

Elaine Kasket: ‘There is no digital rule book for grief’ The counselling psychologist and author of All the Ghosts in the Machine discusses one of the most contentious issues of our ageElaine Kasket is a counselling psychologist based in London. Her first book, All the Ghosts in the Machine: Illusions of I...
14:52, 05/01/2019

| Afridi lambasted over allegedly sexist remarks in book Former Pakistani all-rounder Shahid Afridi has been accused of misogyny after his admission that he refuses to let his daughters play outdoor sports....
11:13, 05/14/2019

Will she, won't she? Argentine ex-president teases election run with book launch A book launch in Buenos Aires became Argentina's hot ticket of the week, drawing raucous crowds on Thursday night to hear ex-President Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner and fanning speculation about her plans to run in national elections later this year...
07:00, 05/10/2019

Fernández de Kirchner's book keeps Argentina guessing over presidential bid Unlike Macri, Fernández de Kirchner has refused to comment on whether she will run, though some are interpreting the book’s release as part of her election bid. Parties have to submit candidate lists on June 22....
17:52, 05/02/2019

Mayor of Baltimore resigns amid book scandal Democratic Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid an ongoing scandal over a no-bid book deal steered to the University of Maryland Medical Center, according to a statement....
13:13, 05/03/2019

New book reveals all the drama behind classic comedy movies Sylvester Stallone was on the phone with Eddie Murphy, and the “Rocky” superstar was angry enough to demolish a side of beef. “You f–ked my wife!” he screamed at Murphy. “Down, brother!” Murphy replied. “I didn’t f–k your wife!” But despi...
10:13, 05/17/2019

New book reveals the tragic tale of a forgotten poet In a brilliant work of literary resuscitation, Lucasta Miller explores Landon's forgotten poetry and vigorously challenges the legacy of "lies and evasions" surrounding her, says Claire Harman...
17:52, 05/16/2019

5 Great Girls Trip Resorts to Book ASAP We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
12:26, 05/11/2019

5 Things About Your Book: An Unlikely Victory in an Unforgiving Horse Race In “Rough Magic,” Lara Prior-Palmer recounts becoming the first woman and the youngest rider to win a race across 1,000 kilometers of Mongolian grassland....
18:52, 05/05/2019

Don't panic about The Uninhabitable Earth, a new book predicting chaos If you read a book painting the very worst-case scenarios about what global warming means for human life you could easily panic. Here’s why you shouldn’t...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Today in History for May 6th Highlights of this day in history: The hydrogen-filled airship Hindenburg explodes and crashes; Psychologist Sigmund Freud and actor-director Orson Welles born; Roger Bannister is the first athlete to run a mile in fewer than four minutes. (May 6) &...
11:26, 05/06/2019

Today in History for May 1st President George W. Bush announces major combat has ended in Iraq; U2 spy plane shot down over Soviet Union; Empire State Building dedicated. (May 1)        ...
08:39, 05/01/2019

Today in History for May 8 Highlights of this day in history: Allies celebrate the end of World War Two; Indians holding the hamlet of Wounded Knee surrender; Coca-Cola invented. (May 8)        ...
09:00, 05/08/2019

Today in History, May 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Philosopher Niccolo Machiavelli born; The U.S. Supreme Court rules racial covenants in real estate are unenforceable; Joe DiMaggio makes his baseball debut; Singers Pete Seeger and James Brown born. (May 3)  &...
09:00, 05/03/2019

Today in History for May 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's capital Berlin falls in World War II; Artist Leonardo da Vinci dies; Civil War Gen. 'Stonewall' Jackson killed; Nelson Mandela claims victory in South Africa vote; Singer Bing Crosby bo...
11:26, 05/02/2019

Today in History, May 17 Highlights of Today in History: Brown vs. Board of Education ends separate but equal; Watergate hearings begin; NYSE is born; First Kentucky Derby. (May 17)        ...
11:13, 05/17/2019

Custodians of the Internet, book review: Content moderation under the microscope How do you moderate content on platforms of the scale of YouTube or Facebook? Tarleton Gillespie lays out the options and highlights the impact of 'Web 2.0' on society....
18:00, 05/10/2019

Holocaust survivor opens book fair after neo-fascist banned Polish Holocaust survivor opened a book fair in Italy, her attendance made possible after organizers banned a publisher linked to a neo-fascist group...
00:39, 05/10/2019

Zito book to detail baseball career, religious belief LOS ANGELES (AP) — Barry Zito has written a book detailing his rise and fall as a baseball pitcher and his intensifying belief in religion. “Curveball” will be published Sept. 17 by Thomas Nelson, a division of HarperCollins Christian Pub...
08:52, 05/11/2019

Want to read more? Choose an extremely long book | Juliet Lapidos Our 21st-century attention spans require a new approach to literacy. I’d like to propose one herePerhaps you want to read more. Perhaps you feel you ought to read more. Perhaps you just finished rewatching all of Game of Thrones in anticipation of Se...
15:52, 05/12/2019

Inside the latest book by bestselling ‘F**ked’ author Mark Manson Mark Manson has carved out a successful niche for himself — one where surprisingly good life advice is imparted alongside a lot of F-bombs. His best-selling 2016 book “The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck: A Counterintuitive Approach to Living a Good ...
05:13, 05/12/2019

Book of Invasions: The Mytho-Historical Text About Those Who Came to Conquer Ireland Written records of the history of Ireland did not appear until the Middle Ages. As a result, much of the early history of Ireland is shrouded in mystery.  ...
21:26, 05/03/2019

| Ronaldo takes on robots and aliens in comic book series Cristiano Ronaldo may be known more for his superhuman scoring skills but the Portuguese star has now created a comic book series where he turns into a superhero...
10:26, 05/05/2019

The Book Review Podcast: The Real Life of a Diplomat, Told Like a Novel George Packer talks about “Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century,” and Lori Gottlieb discusses “Maybe You Should Talk to Someone.”...
19:13, 05/10/2019

Book clinic: what can I read to stay sharp on maternity leave? Author Viv Groskop helps select the best political, poetical and fictional reads to keep you in touch with the worldQ: What can I read to stop my brain turning to mush on maternity leave?Teacher, 39A: Journalist and comedian Viv Groskop, author of Ho...
01:39, 05/12/2019

Try Reading a Children's Book to Understand Complicated or Uninteresting Topics If you’re trying to learn something and are having trouble reading an adult-focused reference book on the topic, consider opting for the children’s version instead....
12:13, 04/29/2019

DC Metro Snitch May Lose Book Deal Because Karma Is Real AF Yesterday, The Root reported on Natasha Tynes, the DC Metro snitch who reported a black MWATA worker for (gasp!) eating on the train while in uniform. Once these Twitter streets were done with Natasha she found herself hit where it hurts the most: he...
18:13, 05/11/2019

The real-life tale behind Thiessen and Smith's book Tiffani Amber Thiessen and husband Brady Smith reveal what inspired their new children's book, "You're Missing It." (May 9)        ...
16:00, 05/09/2019

Jeremy Corbyn in fresh anti-Semitism row over book foreword Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has come under fire after it emerged that he wrote a foreword to a century-old book which argued that banks and newspapers were controlled by Jews....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Baltimore mayor quits amid questions over $500,000 book deal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal agents last week as part of an investigation into her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
03:00, 05/03/2019

Nonfiction: The Art Market Is Exploding. This Book Profiles the Dealers Who Lit the Fuse. A dishy look at the art world’s most powerful gallerists — including Larry Gagosian and David Zwirner — “Boom,” by Michael Shnayerson, recounts how artworks became multimillion-dollar commodities....
20:00, 05/16/2019

Baltimore mayor resigns following federal raids over book scandal Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, whose home and offices were raided by federal law enforcement last week amid questions over her financial dealings, abruptly resigned on Thursday....
01:13, 05/03/2019

5 Of Mom’s Friends Who Got Too Drunk At Their Book Club And All But Said They Want To Fuck Your Older Brother After Mom’s book club has had a few bottles of Yellow Tail, they can get pretty rowdy—and on more than one occasion, they’ve taken a much more active interest in how attractive your big brother is than in their novel of the month. Here are five of Mo...
00:39, 05/15/2019

CFK's Book Fair appearance to feature major security operation Former President Cristina Fernández de Kirchner presents her memoirs at the 45th Buenos Aires Book Fair. The book dwells on her life and time in office as Argentina's first elected woman president....
11:00, 05/09/2019

The real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime book Nearly 20 years after To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee was living out of the public eye, drinking and suffering from writer’s block. Then she came across the sensational case of a murderous preacher ...Nobody dies at a funeral. The dead arrive that ...
08:39, 05/04/2019

Argentina’s beloved book industry hopes to weather crisis As the hugely popular Buenos Aires Book Fair opens its doors to the public once again, the chills of the economic downturn are being felt across the publishing sector....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Today in History for May 16th Highlights of this day in history: President Andrew Johnson survives a key vote at his Senate trial after his impeachment; First Oscars are presented; Actor Henry Fonda born; Singer Sammy Davis, Jr. and Muppets creator Jim Henson die. (May 16) ...
08:39, 05/16/2019

Today in History for May 10th Highlights of this day in history: A golden spike completes America's first transcontinental railroad; Nazis burn books in Germany; Rudolf Hess parachutes into Scotland; Nelson Mandela takes office in S. Africa; U2's frontman Bono born. (...
10:13, 05/10/2019

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Today in History for Monday, May 5th Highlights of this day in history: Alan Shepard becomes the first American in space; France's Napoleon Bonaparte dies; Philosopher Karl Marx born; IRA member Bobby Sands during a prison hunger strike; Carnegie Hall opens in New York. (May 5) ...
09:52, 05/05/2019

Auschwitz museum boycotts Turin book fair over neo-fascist publisher The memorial is the latest organization to pull out of the fair over the presence of publisher Altaforte. Altaforte publishes work supporting neo-fascist party CasaPound and the upcoming book of Deputy PM Matteo Salvini....
23:13, 05/07/2019

Evan Dahm’s Island Book is a quietly empowering adventure for all ages Evan Dahm has shown time and again he’s a master of deliberate, emotional adventures. He has been posting webcomics for well over a decade, each of them a different journey through detailed and imaginative worlds. Rice Boy began in 2006 and was publi...
19:26, 05/15/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration of Alan Turing, Murmur, was hailed as “a future cla...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir wins ‘One Book, One New York’ award City readers have picked rock star Patti Smith’s heartbreaking memoir “Just Kids” — which details her relationship with avant-garde photographer Robert Mapplethorpe — for this year’s prestigious “One Book, One New York” award. The h...
03:26, 05/05/2019

Sunderland book League One final spot after cagey draw with Portsmouth After the darkness of the past three seasons perhaps there is finally light at the end of the tunnel for Sunderland’s long-suffering supporters.Faced with a vociferous Portsmouth crowd baying for blood that saw one fan ejected after appearing to aim ...
00:52, 05/17/2019

Protest overshadow inauguration as Buenos Aires Book Fair kicks off 45th edition of Buenos Aires International Book Fair began Thursday, with opening speeches from Culture Secretary Pablo Avelluto and international feminist scholar Rita Segato....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Trump Pardons Rich Media Mogul Who Wrote a Nice Book About Him President Trump has pardoned Conrad Black, a friend and former media mogul who was convicted of fraud and obstruction of justice in 2007 and served three years in prison, according to The Guardian....
11:52, 05/16/2019

Baltimore mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid book controversy Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigned Thursday amid a growing scandal over the sale of self-published books and her relationships with firms doing business with the city....
00:13, 05/03/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens boycott over fascist presence at book fair ROME – The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin’s prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a stand there. The announcement followed g...
22:00, 05/08/2019

Experts claim top-selling World War II book is filled with made-up quotes A top-selling Amazon book that tells the story of D Day from the German soldiers’ view is likely a fraud — filled with made-up quotes from veterans who never existed, according to The Times of London. Experts are shooting holes in the work of H...
21:00, 05/11/2019

Fernández de Kirchner airs views on Macri, Iran MoU, Pope in new book Former president Cristina Fernández de Kirchner announces release of her new book. Senator for Buenos Aires Province – and likely presidential candidate in October – will present the book on May 9 at the Buenos Aires International Book Fair....
14:49, 04/28/2019

Neil Young book chronicles fight to improve digital music Music legend Neil Young has spent several years trying (and failing) to push high-resolution music to the masses. A new book by Young tells the story of how the Canadian songwriter set out to develop Pono, his $400 portable digital music player that....
07:13, 05/07/2019

Susan Sontag was true author of ex-husband's book, biography claims Sontag: Her Life says she wrote Freud: The Mind of the Moralist by Philip Rieff, whom she married at 17A new biography of Susan Sontag is set to claim that the American writer was the true author of her first husband Philip Rieff’s seminal work Freud...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Author may lose book deal after shaming black transit worker An author and self-described “social media maven” is being dropped by a publishing house after she tweeted a photo of a black transit worker eating on a train in Washington, DC, and alerting the woman’s supervisors. Natasha Tynes, a social medi...
19:00, 05/13/2019

65-foot teddy bear enters Guinness Book of World Records Residents in Mexico enter the Guinness Book of World Records with a giant teddy bear, measuring about 65 feet and 8,000 pounds.        ...
04:00, 05/01/2019

Q&A: Melinda Gates on new book, lifting up impoverished women and marriage with Bill Lifting up impoverished communities means first lifting up women, Melinda Gates says in her new book. She also shares stories from her marriage.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

A visual history of female rage In the wake of the Kavanaugh hearings last September, I developed a new self-care routine: I put on a sheet mask, cue up some soothing music, and look at paintings of murderous women....
14:47, 04/28/2019

The History Of Lightsabers In Video Games The lightsaber is the main weapon of the Jedi and Sith and is seen often in the main Star Wars films and TV shows. It emits a powerful beam of focused energy and also makes a really fun noise when you move it around. You know the one. You’ve made it ...
22:00, 05/05/2019

Today in History for April 28th Highlights of this day in history: Italy's dictator Benito Mussolini killed; Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein born; Muhammad Ali refuses military induction during the Vietnam War; The first space tourist; 'Tonight Show' host Jay Leno bor...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Today in History for April 27th Highlights of this day in history: President and Civil War general Ulysses S. Grant born; Explorer Ferdinand Magellan killed; U.S. Marines attack North Africa during the First Barbary War; Ailing baseball star Babe Ruth honored. (April 27)  &...
15:26, 04/28/2019

Today in History: April 29th On this day in history: Rioting hits Los Angeles after four white officers are acquitted of most charges in beating of Rodney King; Dachau concentration camp liberated; Jerry Seinfeld born. (April 29)        ...
08:26, 04/29/2019

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
14:50, 04/28/2019

Today in History for April 30th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi dictator Adolf Hitler commits suicide; End of the Vietnam War as Saigon falls; George Washington sworn in as America's first president; The Louisiana Purchase; Country singer Willie Nelson born. (April 3...
05:52, 04/30/2019

Bow Wow, Wow! The 45 million-year-old History of Dogs, And Us! Anyone who has a dog, or has experienced losing one, knows the depth and uniqueness of ‘that special bond’, but why and when in the history of our planet, did this love affair between humans and dogs begin? Discover the history of dogs and human inte...
02:39, 05/12/2019

The 13 Most Notorious Deleted Tweets in History Everyone makes a bad tweet now and then. And sometimes a tweet is so bad, that the user has to delete it forever. But the internet never forgets.Read more......
21:00, 05/01/2019

Woodstock concerts have history of problems Despite the legacy of Woodstock's iconic concerts that began in 1969, putting on the festivals have never been smooth.        ...
16:13, 04/30/2019

Mercedes make F1 history with fourth one-two in a row Mercedes added another first to the Formula One record books on Sunday as the only team to win the opening four races of a season with a perfect four one-two finishes....
20:26, 04/28/2019

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Author who shamed Washington, DC transit worker may lose book deal after backlash A firestorm on social media has ensued after writer Natasha Tynes, who was on the verge of releasing her fist novel, criticized a black Metro employee for eating on the train on Twitter, writing that she reported the woman to transit officials. Now a...
10:00, 05/13/2019

A new comic book paints Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a superhero — literally — on the Hill Left-leaning cartoonists gave rookie members of Congress supernatural strength in “Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Freshman Force (New Party, Who Dis?)”...
18:52, 05/15/2019

Baltimore’s Mayor, Catherine Pugh, Resigns Amid Children’s Book Scandal The resignation came days after the City Council proposed amending the charter to make it possible to remove Ms. Pugh and amid a widening scandal involving a book deal worth $500,000....
00:13, 05/03/2019

Bal Thackeray Asked Family To Find Safe House After 'Bomb Plot': Book Terrorists had planned to carry out a blast at Matoshree, the home of Thackerays in 1989, forcing Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray to direct every member of the house to shift to a safer place for a......
12:52, 05/15/2019

An Arizona Prisoner Was Sent a Book Critical of the Criminal Justice System. Now, the State Has Banned It In one of the most memorable passages of his seminal autobiography, civil rights leader Malcolm X made explicit the impact his in-prison education had on him. Arrested on charges of larceny and sentenced to 10 years in prison, Malcolm read voraciousl...
18:13, 05/16/2019

Former MLB All-Star David Cone opens up about highlights, mistakes and life lessons in new book Former Major League Baseball All-Star pitcher David Cone opens up about his mistakes and life lessons in the new book “Full Count: The Education of a Pitcher.”...
15:00, 05/14/2019

Auschwitz museum threatens to shun Italy book fair over neo-fascist presence The Auschwitz-Birkenau holocaust museum said on Tuesday it will boycott Turin's prestigious international book fair if a publishing house close to an Italian neo-fascist group is allowed to have a......
21:39, 05/07/2019

Books of The Times: An Extraordinary New Book Dismantles the Myths That Surround Domestic Violence In “No Visible Bruises,” Rachel Louise Snyder reports on “a global health problem of epidemic proportions,” and writes about actionable changes that can help....
00:00, 05/08/2019

Books of The Times: Howard Stern Can Talk. This Book Shows He’s Also a Good Listener. In “Howard Stern Comes Again,” the radio host collects excerpts from his favorite interviews over the past two decades, with guests including Gwyneth Paltrow, Lady Gaga and Donald Trump....
17:13, 05/12/2019

Book Excerpt: A Yankees Courtship: How George Steinbrenner Tried to Win Back Buck Showalter The Yankees owner fired Showalter in 1995 and hired Joe Torre as manager. Then angry fans weighed in, and Steinbrenner ended up in the Showalters’ living room trying to reverse everything....
19:52, 05/03/2019

New details of Harper Lee true crime book revealed as briefcase mystery solved Author Casey Cep reveals discovery of ‘brimming’ cache of research by the novelist into Alabama preacher suspected of a string of murdersFeature: the real story behind Harper Lee’s lost true crime bookA long-rumoured briefcase containing research mat...
08:52, 05/04/2019

Neon Future: DJ Steve Aoki’s comic book sees techno-optimism MIAMI (AP) — Electronic music producer and DJ Steve Aoki imagines a future where humans live in harmony with technology, and he’s sharing that vision in a new comic book series called “Neon Future.” The story is set roughly 30 years...
18:39, 05/04/2019

Nadal sinks Wawrinka in straight sets to book place in Madrid semis "Rafael Nadal produced his best performance on clay this season to defeat Stan Wawrinka 6-1 6-2 in the quarter-final stage of the Madrid open on Friday."...
05:13, 05/11/2019

Derby book Wembley date after Jack Marriott stuns Leeds in thriller After as rambunctious a play-off second leg as can possibly be imagined Derby County claimed the right to face Aston Villa in the final on 27 May to try for promotion to the Premier League. It was end-to-end entertainment all night, a feast of incide...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Derby complete stunning comeback against Leeds to book their place in the Championship play-off final Frank Lampard's first season as manager will end with a Championship play-off final after his Derby side edged out Leeds United in an incredible semi-final....
23:00, 05/15/2019

10 amazing photos: Rainbow explosion cake inventor Amirah Kassem has tasty new book Cake it all in! Colorful Amirah Kassem, founder of Flour Shop in New York City, has baked up a book all about cake, “The Power of Sprinkles.”        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Books News: She Pulled Her Debut Book When Critics Found It Racist. Now She Plans to Publish. Amélie Wen Zhao canceled the June publication of her young adult novel, “Blood Heir,” after claims that it had insensitive depictions of slavery. Then she decided the critics were wrong....
23:52, 04/29/2019

Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh resigns amid criminal probe over children's book Embattled Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh, who has been away from the job amid a corruption scandal centered around a children's book, announced her resignation through her lawyer on Thursday, NBC News reports....
15:52, 05/03/2019

Penalty heartbreak for Eintracht Frankfurt as Chelsea book English Europa League final They never ran out of gas but Eintracht Frankfurt finally reached the end of the road in London on Thursday night. The German side came so close to the Europa League final, but finally fell to Chelsea on penalties....
20:52, 05/10/2019

Books of The Times: Gabriel García Márquez, Journalist? A Book Revives the Novelist’s First Calling “The Scandal of the Century: And Other Writings” collects García Márquez’s reporting. Along with Silvana Paternostro’s oral history “Solitude & Company,” it’s one of two new books about García Márquez’s life and work....
20:13, 05/06/2019

Austria's FPÖ Freedom Party: A Turbulent History Chaired by a former Nazi functionary and SS officer more than 60 years ago, the Freedom Party of Austria (FPÖ) has taken a controversial path through the decades. The latest allegations surround corruption....
01:13, 05/19/2019

Chinese Railroad Workers Were Almost Written Out of History. Now They’re Getting Their Due. It’s been 150 years since two railroads were joined together to form the first Transcontinental Railroad. At a ceremony in Utah, Chinese railroad workers were recognized for the pivotal role they played in its construction....
14:52, 05/14/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Hamilton 'proud to be writing history' with Mercedes "Spanish Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton was delighted to be part of another Mercedes 1-2 race success, their fifth in a row at the start of the 2019 season."...
23:00, 05/12/2019

Europe’s far-right leaders unite with a vow to ‘change history’ Matteo Salvini and Marine Le Pen are joining with allies to create what may be the third-largest bloc in the European parliamentItalian deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini led a rally of his European far-right allies in front of Milan’s Gothic cathe...
00:39, 05/19/2019

| Guardiola hails City's history boys Pep Guardiola saluted Manchester City's history makers after they clinched the domestic treble with a swaggering 6-0 rout of Watford in the FA Cup final....
00:13, 05/19/2019

Should I Be Worried If a Used Car Has an Incomplete Service History on Carfax? As Jalopnik’s resident car buying expert and professional car shopper, I get emails. Lots of emails. I’ve decided to pick a few questions and try to help out. This week we are discussing service records on history reports, the future resale value of...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Hurricanes G McElhinney might start, make history If Curtis McElhinney starts in goal for the Carolina Hurricanes against the New York Islanders in Game 3 of the second-round playoff series on Wednesday, he would make history....
04:52, 05/01/2019

JANUARY IS BUSIEST MONTH IN CBOE HISTORY; CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume during January rose 81% to 110,831,088 contracts, up from January 2007's volume of 61,319,060 contracts. January 2008 was ......
10:26, 05/05/2019

'Hardcore History' host Dan Carlin wants you to relive WW1 in VR With his hit podcast, Hardcore History, Dan Carlin brought his love for the past to the masses. It was only a matter of time until he wanted to move beyond audio -- but instead of moving into the crowded world of documentaries, he turned to VR. War R...
03:39, 05/06/2019

PSA: You can now auto-delete your location and web history on Google It’s no secret that, unless you explicitly opt out, Google keeps an extensive record of your every activity on its digital real estate. From your location history to the searches you perform on Google and YouTube, the company goes to great lengths to...
10:39, 05/02/2019

Luckiest traveler in the history of mankind gets an entire 737 to himself Flying might be the fastest way to travel over a long distance but you don’t have to look very hard to find plenty of reasons to hate it. Even if you don’t have a fear of heights or anxiety about flying you still have to deal with the fac...
13:52, 05/02/2019

Yankees are testing their history of good fortune like never before I remain unsure how the 2013 Yankees won 85 games. They played in a division in which three other clubs had at least that many victories, and the Yanks got there despite consistently fielding lineups with Travis Hafner, Jayson Nix, Lyle Overbay, Chri...
05:39, 05/05/2019

A history of New York’s larger-than-life felines The history of New York is filled with inspirational figures, eccentric characters and unexpected heroes. But some are in danger of being forgotten, ones whose names rarely get mentioned in the history books. Like, for instance, the cats. No, serious...
16:13, 05/03/2019

Hidden Romanian Treasures– A Cursed History People have spoken of hidden Romanian treasures for generations. Some of these stories are terrible, but each tale involves mystery, curses, and legends.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

The 30 largest worker strikes in American history Labor strikes have made recent history with teachers in many states striking recently. The largest strikes in U.S. history go back to the late 1800s.        ...
19:52, 05/06/2019

'Genius' trainer makes history at Newmarket Trainer Aidan O'Brien made history in Newmarket Saturday, becoming the first trainer to win the 2,000 Guineas three times in a row in nearly 200 years....
18:39, 05/04/2019

How to Download Your Entire Amazon Purchase History Over the years I’ve made more than a few Amazon purchases. I’ve always known that I could go into the site and look at my recent order history. One thing I didn’t know is you can download your entire order history in spreadsheet form from the site. C...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Google will soon let you auto-delete your location and web history Like Facebook, Google has been hounded by privacy advocates to improve its data collection policies, and has received particular criticism for indefinitely holding on to users’ geo-location information on its servers.In response, Google has be...
06:13, 05/02/2019

Arya Just Changed Game of Thrones History. Here’s How She Did It Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. It wasn’t Jon. Nor Daenerys. Instead, Arya got the hero’s moment at the end of the Battle of Winterfell. After thousands fell during the fight in “The Long Night,...
15:00, 04/29/2019

Author accused of shaming black Metro employee for eating on train; book deal halted Author Natasha Tynes has been accused of shaming a black woman who works on the Washington. D.C., Metro for eating on a train.        ...
00:39, 05/12/2019

Very Smart Brothas x Mahogany Books Monthly Book Club: Zora and Langston by Yuval Taylor Since November 2018, VSB has teamed with Mahogany Books, an online and brick-and-mortar, black-owned bookstore located in Washington, D.C., to do a monthly book club. On the first Friday of each month, we meet in the bookstore and discuss the book we...
01:00, 05/16/2019

Baltimore mayor expected to resign Thursday amid FBI, state investigations into 'Healthy Holly' book Baltimore's embattled Mayor Catherine Pugh is expected to resign Thursday amid state and federal investigations into whether she used bulk sales of her self-published children's book to disguise kickbacks. ...
19:39, 05/02/2019

Critics blast 'P is for Palestine' children's book as anti-Semitic; library postpones author event A public library in New Jersey has postponed a public reading of the alphabet book "P is for Palestine," after some members of the town's Jewish community claimed the book introduces youngsters to violence and anti-Semitism....
23:39, 05/18/2019

California's 2018 fires were the most expensive in state history Most of the $12bn in damages relate to the Paradise fire, which killed 85 and destroyed nearly 19,000 buildingsInsurance claims have topped $12bn for the November wildfires in California, making them the most expensive in state history.The figure rel...
02:26, 05/09/2019

Discovery of 16,000-year-old Footprint That Could Change the History of the Americas There are some discoveries that can change the way that we think about history. Archaeologists in Chile believe that they have made one such discovery.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

Chadwick Boseman to play history's first black samurai Fresh from being snapped back to reality, Chadwick Boseman is heading to 16th century Japan to play Yasuke, the first man from Africa to become a samurai—though actual historical proof of his existence is slim, so it’s unclear if he literally held th...
05:13, 05/08/2019

The Pixel 3a turned out the most leaked phone in history, was that a buzzkill for you? From the complete specs sheet to the final naming scheme, and even lengthy review videos, we've known all about the Pixel 3a and 3a XL phones many months before Google took the stage to introduce them this week.First, an alleged Pixel 3 Lite turned u...
19:26, 05/10/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenhouse gas emissions has scientists alarmed....
09:13, 05/14/2019

The Latest: Short history of Koepka, Spieth in majors FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the PGA Championship on Saturday (all times local): 11 a.m. Brooks Koepka and Jordan Spieth have a recent history playing together in a major, but not a long one. They were in the same group for the opening two ...
18:13, 05/18/2019

The Age of Sail Recaptured: Model Maritime History in Mauritius Gazing at model replicas of the HMS Victory and the Bucentaure one conjures up the naval Battle of Trafalgar; breathing the toxic gun smoke, gagging on the smell of gun powder ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

No One Can Escape Their Family History on Game of Thrones. Here’s What That Could Mean for Jon Snow A lot of Game of Thrones fans are mad about Jaime. At the end of the very first episode of the show, he pushed a child out of a window. But over the course of several seasons, he strove to become a better person, thanks mostly to the honorable Brienn...
22:39, 05/13/2019

Motor racing: Hamilton hails history in the making after another one-two Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton hailed history in the making in Spain on Sunday as his Mercedes team celebrated the best-ever start to a season with a fifth one-two finish in as many races....
01:00, 05/13/2019

Pat Shurmur’s history with Corey Ballentine adds to heartbreak The Giants are giving Corey Ballentine as much time as he needs after the rookie cornerback was shot in an incident earlier in the week that took the life of one of his best friends. “This is a unique situation, and we want him to get full closure on...
12:00, 05/04/2019

Six San Francisco Supervisors Could Make Privacy History This Week Six officials in San Francisco this week could change the legal landscape for facial recognition technology in the heart of America’s technology industry.Read more......
19:52, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: For Sale: An East Side Townhouse With a History The house, which comes with a two-car garage, is being sold for $21.8 million by the estate of Diana King, a daughter of Charles King, the founder of King World Productions....
11:39, 05/11/2019

A history of Webster Hall’s 133 years of rocking New York If halls could talk, this one would scream. Webster Hall is making its triumphant return to the New York music scene, but few fans know this East Village spot’s long history. Dating back to 1886, this hallowed space housed everyone from suffragettes ...
22:00, 05/02/2019

Journeyman pitcher Edwin Jackson on the verge of history Edwin Jackson is on the verge of making history after the right-hander was traded from Oakland to Toronto        ...
09:26, 05/13/2019

Thunder Snow makes Dubai World Cup history It's "where the world's best meet, from far and near," according to Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who ahead of the Dubai World Cup had penned a 24-line poem in honor of the prestigious event....
10:52, 04/30/2019

PG&E lines blamed for deadliest wildfire in California history State fire investigators have formally determined that Pacific Gas & Electric Co transmission lines caused the deadliest and most destructive wildfire on record in California, a blaze that killed 85 people last year, officials said on Wednesday....
07:52, 05/16/2019

Atmospheric CO2 levels just hit the highest point in the history of our species The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide present in the planet’s atmosphere, and it’s abundantly clear that mankind is t...
20:39, 05/13/2019

Muslim model makes swimsuit issue history Boundary-breaking Muslim supermodel Halima Aden has made history once again by becoming the first model to wear a hijab and burkini in the Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue....
09:00, 05/01/2019

ABCs of LGBTQ history mandated for more U.S. public schools A picture book for second graders about a family with two moms. A lesson for fourth graders about Gold Rush era stagecoach driver Charley Parkhurst, who was born a woman but lived as a man....
19:13, 05/03/2019

How games like Assassin's Creed give us a feel for history One of the great extras of playing games like Assassin's Creed is their sense of historical time and place, even letting us play at translating ancient hieroglyphics...
12:00, 05/06/2019

This week in tech history: Google Assistant is born At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
00:39, 05/19/2019

Suarez has written himself into Barcelona history, but Coutinho looks dispensable "Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho traded places as Liverpool\u0027s talismanic figure before earning dream moves to Barcelona, but while the Uruguayan has become one of the Catalan side\u0027s greatest strikers ever, the Brazilian is seen as an expe...
14:13, 05/01/2019

Europa League: Eintracht Frankfurt on the verge of history Thirty-nine years after Eintracht Frankfurt's historic UEFA Cup triumph over Borussia Mönchengladbach, the Eagles are ninety minutes away from another major European final – and a whole city holds its breath....
10:26, 05/09/2019

Stephen Moore has a history of questionable comments. Here’s a roundup. The former columnist for the National Review and the Wall Street Journal has advocated eliminating child labor laws, mocked women in athletics, joked about AIDS and suggested that closing the gender wage gap would destroy family stability in America....
06:00, 05/02/2019

8 Notorious Vikings Who Left Their Bloody Marks on History Although an excellent series in many ways, Vikings brought with it a pretty romanticized portrait of some of the key names found in the Norse Sagas and the lives they might have lived. Although these figures surely existed in some form, the reality w...
02:39, 05/12/2019

Finding the Bright Side: Shannon Bream interviews 'personal hero' husband ahead of new book release To celebrate the release of her new book, "Finding the Bright Side: The Art of Chasing What Matters," Fox News anchor Shannon Bream interviewed her "personal heroes" who have played a big role in her life - the first of whom was her husband, Sheldon....
10:00, 05/14/2019

Keanu says John Wick is too busy killing dudes to pursue his real passion: Antique book restoration It is sometimes difficult, when watching the endlessly entertaining John Wick franchise of action films, to imagine what its title character might be doing when not on the run from or brutally murdering international assassins. Sure, you’ve got some...
08:39, 05/12/2019

Awards for Green Book and The New Negro merely assuage white guilt – these are not great works of art | Michael Henry Adams The best picture Oscar and the Pulitzer for biography have been bestowed on problematic and inferior works on raceArt highlighting the marginalized, blacks, gays and others, is more fashionable than ever. For the gatekeepers of culture, however, it i...
10:39, 05/11/2019

Tiger Woods’s triumph was not the greatest comeback in sports history Alas, it is only the second greatest comeback in golf history, maybe the fifth greatest comeback in sports history and probably not among the 25,000 greatest comebacks in human history....
21:26, 05/12/2019

Google’s new privacy feature auto-deletes location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from repor...
23:13, 05/02/2019

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
17:00, 04/28/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Reports Busiest Day In History On Friday CHICAGO, IL - August 1, 2014 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLCSM (CFE®) today announced that new single-day volume records for total trading volume exchange-wide at CFE and for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) were set on Friday, Au...
10:13, 05/03/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Reports Busiest Week In History CHICAGO, IL -- October 13, 2014 -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that trading volume during the week of October 6 through 10 -- both exchange-wide at CFE and for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX® Index) -- set new re...
10:13, 05/03/2019

This week in tech history: The first Apple Watch hits stores At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
21:39, 04/28/2019

From Israel to the Promised Land: The 6,000-mile trek to see sporting history For most sports fans, the question of whether you would fly thousands of miles to watch your team crowned champions isn't one that even requires thinking about. It's no contest. Of course, if it's at all possible, you're going to jump on the plane an...
16:00, 04/29/2019

Own a piece of history from Robert Shelton’s Old Tucson Studios Collection TUCSON- The Old Tucson Studios Collection of Robert Shelton will be featured in a 600-piece Hollywood auction from RR Auction. Shelton was known as “Mr. Old Tucson” and was an Arizona legend. He is best known for bringing Hollywood to the...
02:26, 05/16/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
14:52, 05/13/2019

Israel’s U.N. Ambassador gives the U.N. Security Council a history lesson on the Bible In what was an unusual sight for the Security Council, Israel’s ambassador Danny Danon during his speech covered his head with a black Yarmulke and picked up the Hebrew Bible and quoted from Genesis where God spoke to Abraham....
17:26, 04/30/2019

Second-to-last ‘Game of Thrones’ episode had the highest ratings in the show’s history Sunday night’s episode of Game of Thrones was certainly a controversial one, with Daenerys finally making good on the fan theory that she was destined to go full-on dark — which she did by using her last of three dragons to literally roas...
05:52, 05/15/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the matter....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Columbia University to produce Obama presidency oral history CHICAGO (AP) — Columbia University Libraries in New York will produce the official oral history of Barack Obama’s presidency. Obama Foundation officials announced Thursday that the project at The Columbia Center for Oral History Research will p...
22:26, 05/16/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antlers at archaeological sites. Together, these specimens tell the millennia-long story of how humans hav...
02:13, 05/14/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
01:13, 05/14/2019

FIA calls on Motorsport Network to build database for results history Network business Motorsport Stats appointed as FIA Official Supplier of motorsport results and statistics database services as a new feature of FIA.com...
18:39, 05/02/2019

Practice Of Jauhar Matter Of Pride In Our History: Ashok Gehlot Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Saturday said the past practice of "Jauhar", or self-immolation, by women facing capture by invaders was a matter of pride....
05:26, 05/19/2019

PGA Championship: Jordan Spieth still trying to find his game as he chases history Jordan Spieth would become only the sixth player in history to complete the career grand slam if he can hoist the Wanamaker Trophy on Sunday.        ...
03:00, 05/16/2019

Trading Activity In VIX Futures Spurs CFE To Busiest Month In History CHICAGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) announced today that September 2012 was the most-active trading month ever for futures on the CBOE Volatility Index® (VIX®). The record trading activity in VIX f...
16:39, 05/04/2019

Congratulations to Uber, the Worst Performing IPO in U.S. Stock Market History Rideshare unicorn Uber doesn’t do anything small. When it was in the game of raising money, it raised close to $25 billion. When it loses that money—and it does every single quarter—it loses it at astronomical burn rates. It finally debuted on the Ne...
02:52, 05/11/2019

Spurs is most important match in Ajax stadium’s history, says Erik ten Hag • Manager says players do not need any ‘external motivation’• Ajax take 1-0 aggregate lead into home second legErik ten Hag insists his young Ajax side need no motivation against Tottenham on Wednesday in the stadium that bears the name of the club’s...
20:52, 05/07/2019

The Latest: Report: Nature in worst shape in human history The Latest on a report on the threat of extinction for the Earth’s plants and animals (all times EDT): 7 a.m. Scientists say nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species o...
15:00, 05/06/2019

Baylor announces $100M gift, largest in university’s history WACO, Texas (AP) — Baylor University has announced a $100 million donation that administrators say is the largest gift in school history. A Baylor statement says the donor wishes to remain anonymous. The donation, announced Saturday night in Waco, ha...
16:26, 05/06/2019

CBOE FUTURES EXCHANGE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST TRADING DAY IN HISTORY CHICAGO, November 3, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) announced that Wednesday, November 3, was the busiest trading day in CFE's history. The 46,386 contracts that changed hands today surpassed the previous record of 46,046 contracts trade...
21:26, 05/04/2019

CBOE Futures Exchange Experiences Busiest Week in its History CHICAGO, November 5, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that the week of Monday, November 1 through Friday, November 5 was the busiest trading week in CFE's history. During the record five day period, a total of 172,095 contr...
21:26, 05/04/2019

This week in tech history: Microsoft announces its first 'real' laptop At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
03:39, 05/06/2019

This week in tech history: Google unveils the first consumer Chromebooks At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
19:52, 05/11/2019

Trump: 'Higgins can handle pressure better than any snooker player in history' "Judd Trump tells Eurosport\u0027s Desmond Kane he hopes to avoid being dragged into another World Championship epic final with John Higgins as he chases his first title in Sheffield."...
07:52, 05/06/2019

Edwin Jackson set to make MLB history by playing with his 14th organization Edwin Jackson's 16-year journeyman career is unlike any other in baseball history. A recent trade to the Blue Jays will be his 14th MLB organization.        ...
00:26, 05/12/2019

Dementia-related marker found in former pro athletes with concussion history (Reuters Health) - Levels of a protein called tau in spinal fluid may help predict which former pro athletes with multiple concussions will end up with long lasting effects from their history of jolts to the brain, a new study suggests....
11:13, 05/09/2019

Progesterone only prevents miscarriage in women with history of pregnancy loss (Reuters Health) - Giving progesterone to women with bleeding early in pregnancy doesn't prevent pregnancy loss, except among women who have had a previous miscarriage, according to a study of 4,153 women treated at 48 hospitals in the UK....
11:13, 05/09/2019

A Smackdown in the Kennedy Clan Summons Up the History of Presidents and Vaccines Family quarrels are usually private things—unless of course, the family is famous. A public spat among boldface names broke out on May 8, when three members of the Kennedy clan published a piece on Politico declaring that Robert F. Kennedy, Jr....
23:13, 05/09/2019

Don’t Judge A Book By Its Cover: This Town Was Scared Of An Undead Clown That Chops People Apart With Its Axe, Until They Learned It Only Kills Those Who Have Committed The Sin Of Lust It’s easy to make snap judgments and get the wrong impression of people, and this story is a perfect example of why you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover: A small town was initially scared of the undead clown stalking their neighborhood until they ...
20:26, 05/02/2019

Tennis: Women's singles players who have held the No. 1 ranking in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
02:52, 04/30/2019

Venezuela's Guaido calls for 'largest march in history' in uprising effort Venezuelans were expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history....
09:39, 05/01/2019

Was Kawhi Leonard's buzzer beater the best game killer in US sports history? After the Toronto Raptors sealed victory over the Philadelphia 76ers at the death, we look at other great deciding moments in sports Kawhi Leonard’s four-bounce buzzer beater on Sunday night will live as one of basketball’s greatest buzzer beaters. W...
14:39, 05/14/2019

'Avengers: Endgame' makes history, but avoiding spoilers highlights serious new struggle "Avengers: Endgame" shattered the record for biggest opening weekend with an estimated $350 million in ticket sales domestically and $1.2 billion globally -- proving Marvel runs the universe....
17:13, 04/29/2019

Tennis: Men's singles players who have held the No. 1 ranking in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
02:52, 04/30/2019

Queer California – exhibit explores the hidden history of LGBT rights The Compton’s Cafeteria riot, the Cooper Do-nuts uprising … a new exhibition gathers photos, video and contemporary art to showcase 200 years of California’s LGBTQ historyMost people are familiar with the June 1969 rebellion at the Stonewall Inn in N...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Inside Adele's Fiercely Private but Epically Dramatic Relationship History Everyone knows what lit the fire under Adele when she made her smash-hit 2011 album 21. "This record is inspired by something that is really normal and everyone's been through......
18:52, 05/05/2019

First slavery, then a chemical plant and cancer deaths: one town's brutal history Long before Reserve, Louisiana was home to a chemical plant and riddled with cancer, it had suffered the violent deprivations of enslavementAt night the Pontchartrain Works lights up the horizon. During the day the tall scaffolding and plumes of emis...
13:39, 05/06/2019

Trystan Terrell, a former history major, is suspect in deadly UNC Charlotte shooting Trystan Terrell is facing pending charges after a shooting Tuesday left two people dead at the University of North Carolina Charlotte.        ...
08:39, 05/01/2019

White House investigates Trump Fed pick's history of sexist comments Stephen Moore, Trump’s pick for the board of the Federal Reserve, has drawn scrutiny for his comments about women in college sportsThe White House has said controversial comments by the economist Stephen Moore, whom Donald Trump has picked for a plac...
19:52, 05/01/2019

Second Worst Ebola Outbreak in History Is Now Killing 66 Percent of People Who Become Infected The current outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has infected 1,720 and killed 1,136, giving the viral disease a whopping 66 percent fatality rate. And the situation is making public health experts on the ground increasingly ne...
20:13, 05/15/2019

Guaido faces test with call for 'largest march' in Venezuela history Opposition leader Juan Guaido faced a key test of support on Wednesday after calling for the "largest march" in Venezuela's history to try to dislodge President Nicolas Maduro, even as the military has so far resisted calls to help remove him....
17:52, 05/01/2019

The Surprising History Behind the Royal Family's Official and Unofficial Rules and Protocol Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have always done it their way. The new parents officially introduced their first child to the world, with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex presenting son......
22:00, 05/08/2019

First Neanderthal Remains Discovered in Serbia Reveals Human Migration History In 2015, our Serbian-Canadian archaeological research team was working at a cave site named Pešturina, in Eastern Serbia, where we had found thousands of stone tools and animal bones.  ...
15:00, 05/02/2019

The Guardians Of The Galaxy TV series takes a raucous trip through animation history Most of the recent animated TV offerings in Disney XD’s “Marvel Universe” bloc have contented themselves with being dependably entertaining, albeit unremarkable, children’s entertainment. (The first round of Marvel Rising: Initiation shorts were a w...
19:26, 05/02/2019

February is Second Most-Active Trading Month in CBOE Futures Exchange History CHICAGO, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that February 2012 was the second most-active trading month in CFE history as volume totaled 1,340,780 contracts, an increase of 70 percent from the 789,734 c...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Google’s awesome new privacy feature will auto-delete your location history We had our first hint this was coming thanks to a beta version of Google Maps from a few months ago, inside of which code was found that revealed Google was considering an excellent new privacy feature. And today, after getting a black eye from repor...
20:13, 05/02/2019

Bronx mom accused of slashing kids’ throats has history of child abuse The Bronx mom who allegedly slit her children’s throats — before turning herself in to cops covered in their blood — previously had one of those kids taken away by the city only to have custody restored, The Post has learned. Shanice Martin, 24...
08:13, 05/11/2019

Google will soon allow users to auto-delete location history and search data People can set the Google feature to auto-delete data every 3 months or 18 months, to remove the places they've been, the websites they visit and the apps they use....
16:13, 05/02/2019

Cave With 25,000 Years of Human History Now Delivers Headless Squatting Woman In China, archaeologists have made an extraordinary discovery from over 13,000 years ago according to the State News Agency. ...
15:26, 05/02/2019

The Horrific History Of Birthing Royal Babies, And Why Meghan Markle Should Be Grateful Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex and Prince Harry Instagrammed the world on Monday confirming the royal birth of a 7lbs-3oz baby boy who is seventh in line to the throne. ...
01:39, 05/07/2019

Complex stone tools in China may re-write our species' ancient history A cache of sophisticated stone tools from a cave in China date back 170,000 years – perhaps a sign that our species arrived in East Asia earlier than we thought...
14:53, 04/28/2019

Pochettino Urges Spurs To Make History In Champions League Semis Mauricio Pochettino is convinced Tottenham can still reach the club's maiden Champions League final despite losing the first leg against Ajax in north London last week....
08:52, 05/07/2019

Mason Greenwood: Man United 17-year-old makes Premier League history Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has made it a priority to blood Manchester United youngsters into his first team, with Mason Greenwood the biggest winner on the final day of the season....
19:13, 05/12/2019

August Is Most-Active Trading Month in CBOE Futures Exchange History CHICAGO, Sept. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that August 2011 was the busiest month ever as numerous trading records were set during the historic month. Among the many milestones achieved in August were...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Teacher, who rowed across the Atlantic in record time, makes history in Ohio marathon Last summer, teacher Bryce Carlson rowed solo across the Atlantic Ocean. Sunday, he made history at the Flying Pig Marathon, completing first 5-Way.        ...
03:52, 05/06/2019

Balakot Strikes Biggest Anti-Terror Op In India's History: Rajnath Singh The Balakot air strikes on the Jaish-e-Mohammed terror training camp in Pakistan was the "biggest" anti-terrorist operation in the history of India, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh said in an......
21:13, 05/09/2019

The Knicks’ unforgiving draft lottery history: From Kenny Walker to Kevin Knox It was the worst time to equal the worst mark in franchise history. Following a 13-year stretch in which the team with the NBA’s worst record held a 25 percent chance to win the draft lottery, the Knicks’ horrific 17-win campaign earned them only a 1...
09:39, 05/13/2019

Exclusive: Allied Progress Uncovers Stephen Moore's History of Racist Rhetoric The Federal Reserve System, founded by Congress in 1913, is the central bank of our beloved United States. In order to promote the effective operation of our economy, as well as public interest, it performs a number of general functions that involve ...
20:26, 05/02/2019

A Beluga Whale Is Allegedly a Russian Spy. There’s a Long History of Marine Mammals in the Military The discovery of a beluga whale in Norwegian waters that may or may not be working for the Russian navy has captured worldwide attention. Norwegian fisherman spotted the marine mammal on Monday wearing a GoPro camera harness with a label on the insid...
21:00, 05/03/2019

Opinion: Given Brad Marchand's history, he deserves a suspension for cheap shot Brad Marchand’s punch to the back of defenseman Scott Harrington’s head would be a minor incident for most players. But not Marchand and his history.        ...
01:39, 05/02/2019

Florida State Becomes First Softball Team In NCAA Tournament History To Hit Four Consecutive Dingers For the first time in NCAA tournament history, a softball team hit back-to-back-to-back-to-back homers in a single game. Florida State smashed for dingers in a row in the Seminoles’ eventual 12-1 win over South Florida on Saturday. The game was over ...
01:52, 05/19/2019

History Lesson: Sen. Elizabeth Warren Breaks Down Why Her $50 Billion Plan to Fund HBCUs Is Very Necessary Last week, 2020 presidential candidate and U.S Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) outlined a radical education plan that addresses the racial and socioeconomic disparities in our higher education system. Her plan includes tuition and non-tuition-related...
18:52, 05/02/2019

Lucara finds largest uncut diamond in recent history in Botswana mine Lucara Diamond Corp has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said on Thursday, beating its own record discovery from November......
14:53, 04/28/2019

Album Review: For Jamila Woods, History Is Today’s Inspiration and Tomorrow’s Blueprint The Chicago singer and poet pays tribute to creative titans and offers lessons on how to triumph over the challenges of everyday life on “Legacy! Legacy!”...
02:00, 05/16/2019

What Even Happened to the Mountain? What the Real History of Necromancy Tells Us About That Game of Thrones Fight Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones With just one episode of Game of Thrones left to go, the show has finally delivered on the long-awaited “Cleganebowl,” between Sandor “The Hound” Clegane and Gregor &ldq...
03:26, 05/17/2019

‘The worst thing you can do is rush’: Inside the strangest 22 minutes in Kentucky Derby history. Three Churchill Downs stewards answered two phone calls from jockeys placing objections, beginning a period of unprecedented uncertainty at horse racing’s biggest event....
03:13, 05/07/2019

Bill Bennett: Front-runner Biden will be 'damaged' by 'gaffes,' 'rehash of his history' A new Monmouth University poll shows that Joe Biden is the clear front-runner for New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation Democratic primary, but former Education Secretary Bill Bennett is cautioning there’s a “long way” to go....
19:13, 05/10/2019

Civilization Is Accelerating Extinction and Altering the Natural World at a Pace ‘Unprecedented in Human History’ A dire United Nations report, based on thousands of scientific studies, paints an urgent picture of biodiversity loss and finds that climate change is amplifying the danger to humanity....
15:39, 05/06/2019

Blue Jays' Edwin Jackson makes history by playing for 14th team The Athletics traded Jackson to Toronto last week, and the 35-year-old made his Blue Jays debut Wednesday in San Francisco.        ...
06:00, 05/16/2019

Billboard Music Awards 2019: Drake wins top award, becomes the winningest artist in history Mother's Day is in a couple weeks, but rap star Drake gave his mom an early gift with a heartfelt speech when he won the night's top honor at the 2019 Billboard Music Awards.        ...
10:00, 05/02/2019

Venezuela’s Juan Guaido calls for ‘largest march in history’ amid violent protests Venezuelans are expected to take to the streets on Wednesday for what opposition leader Juan Guaido pledged would be the "largest march" in the country's history, a day after he called for the military to oust President Nicolas Maduro....
21:26, 05/01/2019

Venezuelan opposition leader pledges ‘largest march’ in country’s history a day after fierce protests Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido called for his countrymen to take the streets Wednesday in what he pledged would be the “largest march” in the country’s history as he attempts to yet again gain the support of the armed forces to oust embattl...
13:26, 05/01/2019

Tarana Burke to Sit Down With Reporter Jim DeRogatis About New R. Kelly Book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly For nearly 20 years, no one in media knew more about R. Kelly’s trail of alleged abuse then journalist Jim DeRogatis. Now, with his forthcoming book, Soulless: The Case Against R. Kelly, DeRogatis tells the story behind his explosive reporting—and wh...
00:13, 05/18/2019

Finn and Poe to star in Choose Your Own Adventure book that probably won't let you choose to make them kiss Happy May the 4th to all the Star Wars fans out there this afternoon, a.k.a. proof that there’s no nerd pun so doofy that a massive corporation won’t co-opt it into its leviathan marketing aims. Among the many Star Wars Day announcements and promos D...
17:13, 05/05/2019

Texas teen runs 100 meters in 9.98 seconds, beating fastest high school time in history Houston Strake Jesuit senior Matthew Boling, whose time isn't an official record because it was wind-aided, was the first American high schooler to break 10 seconds in six years....
03:26, 05/02/2019

Texas explorer Victor Vescovo completes deepest ocean dive in history in Mariana Trench A Dallas-based explorer has set a record for the deepest dive ever made in a submersible -- in the world's deepest ocean trench, his organization announced Monday....
23:26, 05/13/2019

Beyoncé, Jay-Z and Solange Step in an Elevator and the Rest is History: Remembering That Infamous Met Gala Moment 5 Years Later "Of course sometimes s--t go down when it's a billion dollars on an elevator." It sounded like the set-up to a punchline: The world's biggest pop star, her sister, and her......
16:13, 05/04/2019

CBOE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST TRADING DAY IN ITS HISTORY; Volume Of 9.7 Million Contracts Beats Previous Record CHICAGO, September 17, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced that it experienced the busiest trading day in its 35-year history today as a reported 9,728,519 contracts changed hands.This surpassed the previous record of 9,244,732...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Henry Winkler inks 3-book deal for new 'Alien Superstar' series Henry Winkler has a three-book deal for a middle-grade series about an alien who somehow lands in Hollywood and becomes a teen sensation.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

'Foldable' PC? Lenovo ThinkPad laptop screen bends in half like a book Lenovo is showing off not a foldable phone but a prototype of what the Chinese company claims as the first “foldable PC,” ThinkPad laptop.        ...
02:26, 05/14/2019

Henry Winkler, Timothee Chalamet bond over Winkler's book character, Hank Zipzer When Henry Winkler met Timothee Chalamet, he got a surprise: The younger actor recalled him reading from a 'Hank Zipzer' book at school when he was 8.        ...
22:52, 05/15/2019

Jill Biden writes of marriage with Joe, 'totally shattering' death of son Beau in new book Jill Biden's "Where the Light Enters" gives insight to her marriage with former vice president Joe, and the crushing death of their son Beau.        ...
20:39, 05/07/2019

From Pulp to pulp fiction: musical book jackets – in pictures Over the past three years, Todd Alcott has been turning famous song titles into alternative covers for vintage paperbacks. What started as a distraction for the LA-based screenwriter and graphic artist is now a continuing project with hundreds of ent...
21:39, 05/04/2019

Surface Pro 6 and Surface Book 2 to get cheaper Core i5 models with 16GB of RAM It seems that Microsoft is planning useful new spins on both the Surface Pro 6 and 15-inch Surface Book 2, with the introduction of Core i5 processor models that have 16GB of system memory.Previously, if you wanted 16GB of memory, you had to choose o...
16:13, 05/17/2019

'The Mueller Report' is now officially a best-selling book Two published versions of the report found their way onto USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.        ...
07:39, 05/03/2019

'The Avengers' effect: Have local comic book shops benefited from decade of Marvel films? After more than a decade of MCU films, local comic book shop owners reflect on the impact the movies have had on comic book sales.        ...
00:39, 04/30/2019

New York Times columnist takes a swing at Trump, Tiger, seemingly forgets recent history of award Tiger Woods became the fourth golfer to receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom on Monday, the highest honor that can be bestowed on an American civilian, but the honor drew criticism from some who say the golfer is undeserving....
18:52, 05/07/2019

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit model Halima Aden reacts to making history as the first to pose in hijab, burkini Halima Aden is making history as the first model to pose for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit wearing a hijab and a burkini — and she couldn’t be prouder....
22:26, 04/30/2019

Nature in worst shape in human history with 1 million species at risk of extinction, massive UN report warns In a sweeping, first-of-its-kind report, the United Nations says more species now are threatened with extinction than at any time in human history.        ...
14:52, 05/06/2019

Apple Pay can be used for iTunes, App Store and Apple Book purchases You can now use Apple Pay to make purchases from iTunes, the App Store and Apple Books. You can also use it for Apple Music and iCloud storage subscriptions. MacRumors spotted the change in a recently updated support document. The added Apple Pay opt...
00:13, 05/15/2019

Jeremy Corbyn admits language in book for which he wrote foreword 'deplorable' amid fresh anti-Semitism row Jeremy Corbyn has admitted some language used in a century-old book for which he wrote the foreword was "absolutely deplorable" as he faced a fierce backlash....
02:26, 05/02/2019

Alyssa Milano is holding a sex strike to fight back against changing abortion laws. Here's the history behind the controversial method of protest. Rich Fury/Getty Images Alyssa Milano took to Twitter on Saturday to call for a sex strike in protest of recently-changed abortion laws across the country. "Until women have legal control over our own bodies, we just cannot risk pregnancy," Milano sa...
02:00, 05/12/2019

Abby Wambach's book, 'Wolfpack,' is a blueprint for how women can change the power dynamic Abby Wambach's new book is designed to be a blueprint for women to embrace their inner power and use it to create a better world.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

5 powerful, butt-kicking tips from Rachel Hollis' new book 'Girl, Stop Apologizing' In "Girl, Stop Apologizing," Rachel Hollis encourages readers to go for it. Here are five tips from the book to get you motivated.        ...
22:52, 05/15/2019

Oprah shares her own life's purpose, insightful stories in new book, 'The Path Made Clear' What is your life's purpose? Oprah Winfrey is here to help you on your soul-searching journey with her new book, "The Path Made Clear."        ...
22:52, 05/15/2019

How Tottenham's Champions League group looked after three matches... as Spurs book 'miraculous' semi-final spot Tottenham booked their place in the last four of the Champions League for the first time despite a dramatic 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday evening....
00:00, 05/09/2019

R.V. Burgin, the Marine whose book inspired HBO's 'The Pacific,' dies at 96 A Marine whose book about grueling jungle combat during WWII became a basis for the HBO miniseries “The Pacific” has died at his home in Texas.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Daily on Energy: Trump loses grasp on history and the facts in talking energy SIGN UP! If you’d like to continue receiving the Washington Examiner's Daily on Energy newsletter, SUBSCRIBE HERE: http://newsletters.washingtonexaminer.com/newsletter/daily-on-energy/...
20:39, 05/15/2019

What's behind the Kansas City Chiefs' brutal history of domestic violence? With domestic violence, the Kansas City Chiefs have a history of tragedy, second chances and even letting a player play after being sentenced to jail        ...
20:00, 05/17/2019

Episode 804 was the worst ‘Game of Thrones’ episode in the show’s history, according to IMDB The Last of the Starks, or episode 4 from the final season of Game of Thrones, was by far the worst episode in the entire history of the show, and now we have real data to support that claim. It received plenty of criticism not because of what it tri...
22:26, 05/09/2019

2007 IS BUSIEST YEAR IN CBOE HISTORY AND FOURTH CONSECUTIVE YEAR OF RECORD VOLUME; CHICAGO, January 2, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that 2007 was the busiest year in CBOE history, as a total of 944,471,924 contracts traded, and the fourth consecutive year that CBOE experienced record trading volu...
10:26, 05/05/2019

Family of suspect in synagogue shooting: Son 'now a part of the history of evil' against Jews Earnest has been charged with murder and three counts of attempted murder, and they carry special-circumstance allegations of a hate crime.        ...
02:26, 04/30/2019

Country House's Kentucky Derby win ranks among biggest upsets in race's history Country House's 2019 Kentucky Derby win is one of the race's biggest upsets ever, with Donerail's win standing as the only horse with longer odds to win        ...
05:13, 05/05/2019

'Saved by the Bell's' Tiffani Thiessen on new children's book and THAT viral reunion photo Tiffani Thiessen and husband Brady Smith made a children's book to remind parents to look up from their phones because they're "missing it!"        ...
18:39, 04/30/2019

'Fifty Shades of Grey' to 'The Mister': E.L. James' new book has tamer sex, social awareness After the "Fifty Shades of Grey" books, author E.L. James has a brand new story with brand new characters. But there's still sex.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Whoopi Goldberg spills her view on 'Ladies Who Punch': 'I didn't care about the book' "What happens for me at work is not for everybody, it's not their business," Whoopi Goldberg said of "View" tell-all book "Ladies Who Punch."        ...
14:52, 05/10/2019

John Oliver's parody book among the ALA's most 'challenged' works Oliver's book ranked No. 2 on the list of "challenged" books compiled by the American Library Association.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

Eminem's 'Slim Shady LP' turns 20: An oral history of the album that created a superstar Eminem's 'The Slim Shady LP' breakout album is marking its 20th anniversary. Here's the inside story from those who were there.        ...
14:47, 04/28/2019

CFE EXPERIENCES BUSIEST WEEK IN ITS HISTORY;Single-Day Volume Reaches Consecutive Highs on Thursday and Friday,VIX Futures Sets Back-to-Back Daily Trading Records CHICAGO, May 10, 2010 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that the Exchange set several new trading records during the week ended Friday, May 7, 2010. From May 3 through May 7, CFE experienced the most active trading week in its h...
21:26, 05/04/2019

5 books not to miss: Susan Choi's 'Trust Exercise,' 'The Hill to Die On,' 'Book of Dreams' According to one review, Susan Choi's "Trust Exercise" is destined to be a classic, while "The Hill to Die On" takes us inside the halls of Congress.        ...
16:26, 04/28/2019

CBOE: SECOND-BEST DAY IN ITS HISTORY—8.56 MILLION CONTRACTS—AS CBOE VOLATILITY INDEX (VIX) OPTIONS SET DAILY VOLUME RECORD OF NEARLY 427,000 CONTRACTS CHICAGO, September 16, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) today recorded the second-best volume in its 35-year history as a reported 8,562,924 contracts changed hands. Last year, CBOE all-time volume hit 9.24 million contracts on August...
04:52, 05/05/2019

Scientists in new push to control cancer before curing it Cancer scientists in Britain are launching what they call the world's first "Darwinian" drug development program in a bid to get ahead of cancer's ability to become resistant to even the newest treatments and recur in many patients....
15:00, 05/16/2019

Asos billionaire thanks well-wishers after death of three children in Sri Lanka terror attacks Billionaire fashion tycoon Anders Holch Povlsen has thanked the public for their condolences following the deaths of their three "beloved" children in the Sri Lanka terror attacks....
15:13, 05/16/2019

Supply chain managers don’t want to buy blockchain Despite the excitement currently surrounding blockchain, it seems supply chain managers are falling out of love with the decentralized technology. Procurement industry leaders discussed blockchain at the Supply Management Forum in London last week an...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Gareth Southgate believes 'excellent' squad depth can help England with Nations League scheduling issue Gareth Southgate is confident that his England squad can cope with the short turnaround between the Champions League showpiece and Nations League Finals....
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 2-Air Canada in talks to buy tour operator Transat; shares rise Air Canada said on Thursday it is in talks to buy Canadian tour operator Transat A.T. Inc to expand its leisure service, in an all-cash deal valued at C$520 million ($387.51 million) that boosted shares of both companies in morning trading....
17:26, 05/16/2019

UPDATE 1-Tesla's Autopilot system was engaged during fatal Florida crash in March - NTSB The National Transportation Safety Board said on Thursday that Tesla Inc's Autopilot feature was engaged during a fatal March 1 crash of a 2018 Model 3 in Delray Beach, Florida, in the latest serious crash reported involving the driver-assistance sys...
17:26, 05/16/2019

Wheels: New Parts for Old Cars May Keep Them Running, but Sink Their Value While technology like 3-D printing makes car collecting less expensive and more accessible, it has also made it harder to determine the actual value of a car....
18:26, 05/16/2019

Missouri Closing in on Being the Next State to Effectively Ban Abortion Not content with watching Alabama get all the attention, Missouri is now just a couple short steps away from instituting a heinous abortion ban of its own....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Missouri Senate approves 'heartbeat' abortion bill The Missouri state Senate approved a bill Thursday along party lines to ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat is detected, joining similar bills in other states in hopes the issue will get to the U.S. Supreme Court....
18:39, 05/16/2019

Belgium court: King Albert II must take paternity test, or pay $5K a day A Belgium court ruled Thursday that former King Albert must pay more than $5,500 every day until he agrees to submit to a paternity test, to see if he's the father of a well-known Belgian artist....
18:52, 05/16/2019

Kyrgios throws chair, walks off court, gets defaulted "Nick Kyrgios showed his explosive side yet again at the Rome Masters as he hurled a chair after an unsportsmanlike warning, stormed off and got defaulted."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

Federer, Nadal, Djokovic and Osaka through to last 16 in Rome "Former world number one Roger Federer marked his return to the Italian Open for the first time since 2016 with a 6-4 6-3 second round win over Joao Sousa on Thursday."...
18:52, 05/16/2019

|Dis-Chemsaysstoreroll-outontrack,asstrikecutsintoDecemberearnings The pharmacy chain is recovering from a five-month strike by some 2 300 employees over wages, which started in November in 2018 and ended in mid-April....
19:13, 05/16/2019

After fleeing bombs, Syrian families shelter in olive groves Families who fled Syrian government and Russian strikes in northwestern Syria are sleeping in an olive grove near the Turkish border without enough food and no place else to go....
20:26, 05/16/2019

Malawi: Head to head race for the presidency Rigging fears, a rap song and the voice of Malawi's youth are all elements in next week's presidential election. Incumbent president Peter Mutharika is hoping to beat seven rivals to stay in office for a final term....
20:39, 05/16/2019

Sony and Microsoft team up on cloud-based gaming and entertainment In an unlikely turn of events, Microsoft and Sony announced today that they are teaming up to tackle the future of entertainment together. The companies are planning to work together to build future cloud solutions in Microsoft Azure that will suppor...
21:00, 05/16/2019

Huawei ban clouds U.S.-China trade talks, tech sector A U.S. bid to block China's Huawei Technologies from buying vital American technology threw into question sales from some of the largest tech companies and drew a sharp rebuke on Thursday from Beijing, which warned it could hurt trade talks....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Canada's Trudeau pledges 'consequences' for disinformation on online platforms Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Thursday promised that efforts to regulate social media in Canada would include "meaningful financial consequences" for online platforms that fail to counter disinformation....
21:00, 05/16/2019

Pelosi: Trump not authorized to use military force in Iran House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the Trump administration Thursday that it lacks congressional authority to use military force against Iran amid reports his aides are calling for military mobilization to respond to new threats in the region....
21:26, 05/16/2019

Democrat backs British general on Iran over ‘pathological liar’ Trump Rep. John Garamendi, D-Calif., said he lacked trust in President Trump as he backed a top British general’s assessment regarding an increased threat from Iran....
21:26, 05/16/2019

Zion Williamson hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke, says stepfather Zion Williamson's stepfather says that the likely No. 1 overall NBA draft pick hasn't 'even considered' returning to Duke for another season.        ...
21:26, 05/16/2019

Tim Heidecker responds to Alabama abortion ban with charity single, "To The Men" This week, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey signed a law that, in addition to banning most abortions in the state, makes performing one a felony punishable by up to 99 years. Though exceptions are made if the mother’s health is at risk, there are none for those...
22:13, 05/16/2019

The Latest: Subject of Wisconsin medical call among dead APPLETON, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the firefighter killed, three others injured in Wisconsin transit center shooting (all times local): 2:40 p.m. Police in Wisconsin say the man who was the subject of a medical emergency call that led to the death o...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Spray foam-encased kitten rescued by Oregon garbage worker HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) — A kitten that was encased in hardened spray foam is recovering after being rescued from a garbage can by an Oregon sanitation worker. Washington County sheriff’s Deputy Brian van Kleef said Thursday that the sanitation wo...
22:26, 05/16/2019

Inside the Team: Russia stars at the Kazan Volleyball Centre "We take a look Inside the Team with Russia by following their stars around the Kazan Volleyball Centre. Get a feel for what it takes to play at this level."...
22:39, 05/16/2019

Germany: Trial of Berlin bomb plotter begins Magomed-Ali C. was arrested in August 2018 on suspicion of planning a bomb attack at a Berlin shopping center. He allegedly had close ties to the man who killed 11 people at a Christmas market in the capital in 2016....
22:39, 05/16/2019

Facebook Bans Israeli Firm Over Fake Political Activity Facebook removed hundreds of fake accounts, pages and groups linked to a commercial entity based in Israel, the social-media giant’s latest move to curb abusive content, including efforts to influence elections....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Nick Kyrgios tosses chair, storms off in total Italian Open meltdown ROME — Nick Kyrgios walked off the court in a fit of rage after throwing a chair onto the red clay at the Italian Open and was defaulted Thursday from his second-round match. First, Kyrgios kicked a water bottle in his match against Norwegian qualifi...
23:00, 05/16/2019

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits MLB-leading 17th homer against Phillies Milwaukee Brewers superstar Christian Yelich belted his league-leading 17th home run in the first inning against the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday at Citizens Bank Park in Philadelphia....
23:00, 05/16/2019

ObjectiveEd is building a better digital curriculum for vision-impaired kids Children with vision impairments struggle to get a solid K-12 education for a lot of reasons — so the more tools their teachers have to impart basic skills and concepts, the better. ObjectiveEd is a startup that aims to empower teachers and kids with...
23:13, 05/16/2019

Baseball Owners Want An International Draft Because They Want Absolute Control For North America’s amateur baseball players, be they generational talents like Mike Trout or organizational filler like Mike Fish, the road to the majors begins in the same place: with Major League Baseball’s amateur draft. There is no such system i...
00:13, 05/17/2019

Venezuelan opposition and government to hold crisis talks Figures invited to Norway in effort to end power struggle and economic paralysisVenezuela’s government and opposition have sent envoys to Norway to attend talks on ways of ending the South American country’s crisis, though their mutual mistrust and d...
00:39, 05/17/2019

Blaupunkt BTW-01 Review: Truly Wireless Earphones Under Rs. 6,000 The Blaupunkt BTW-01 truly wireless earphones are much more affordable than the current top options from Samsung, Apple, and Nokia, but how do they sound? We review to find out....
00:39, 05/17/2019

Conrad Black says his good relationship with Trump was secondary to pardon decision Black recently wrote a glowing book called "Donald J. Trump: A President Like No Other." Their relationship, which Black described as good but not intimate, was secondary when it came to the pardon, he said....
01:26, 05/17/2019

Sir Andy: Tennis star Andy Murray receives knighthood from Prince Charles Murray was dubbed by the Prince of Wales during a ceremony at Buckingham Palace, in recognition of his services to tennis and charity.        ...
03:52, 05/17/2019

Next Generation Leaders It’s been nearly five years since TIME joined forces with Rolex to launch Next Generation Leaders, our biannual selection of rising stars in politics, technology, culture, science, sports and business. Previous honorees have gone on to lead cou...
04:00, 05/17/2019

Wilder rebuked by WBC for Breazeale comments Mauricio Sulaiman, the president of the WBC, said the sanctioning body will hold a hearing to address comments by heavyweight champion Deontay Wilder, who has talked about possibly killing Dominic Breazeale during Saturday's fight....
04:13, 05/17/2019

Koepka leads PGA by 1 after course-record 63 Brooks Koepka said before the start of the 101st PGA Championship that he believes majors are easier to win because perhaps only 35-40 players begin the tournament with a legitimate shot of beating him....
04:52, 05/17/2019

Argentine filmmaker shines light on country's abortion battle at Cannes An Argentine documentary, set for its premiere at Cannes on Saturday, is taking on the highly-charged topic of abortion, an issue that has polarized the South American nation and sparked mass protests by people on both sides of the debate....
05:13, 05/17/2019

How we make complex decisions When making a complex decision, we often break the problem down into a series of smaller decisions. For example, when deciding how to treat a patient, a doctor may go through a hierarchy of steps — choosing a diagnostic test, interpreting the results...
05:26, 05/17/2019

Robert Pattinson is now Batman, which we swear is not a Twilight joke Robert Pattinson has spent the last several years shedding the shadow of (semi-) nocturnal predators, moving away from his career-making role in the Twilight movies—a franchise he reportedly viewed with a not-inconsiderable amount of eye-rolling amus...
05:39, 05/17/2019

F.B.I. to Florida Lawmakers: You Were Hacked by Russians, but Don’t Tell Voters Republican and Democratic lawmakers harshly criticized the F.B.I. for declining to publicly identify the two Florida counties that Russian hackers breached in 2016....
06:00, 05/17/2019

Mueller probe lawyer does jury duty stint in NYC NEW YORK (AP) — One of Robert Mueller’s top lieutenants in the special counsel’s pressure-cooker probe embroiling President Donald Trump has returned to private life only to get a more mundane and unexpected legal assignment: Juror in a s...
06:26, 05/17/2019

Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama executes man for a quadruple murder that followed a dispute over use of a pickup truck....
06:26, 05/17/2019

Joe Biden's 2020 run will attract voters who value 'emotions' over 'facts,' Newt Gingrich says Joe Biden, the current 2020 Democratic presidential frontrunner, will attract voters "for whom emotions matter," while President Trump will garner support from people who value "facts."...
06:52, 05/17/2019

GLOBAL MARKETS-Asian shares feeling blue as Shanghai turns red Asian shares were struggling to end a bleak week in the black on Friday as upbeat U.S. economic news and solid company earnings offered only a fleeting respite from the interminable Sino-U.S. trade dispute....
08:00, 05/17/2019

Everything you need to know about the European elections More than 500 million citizens of the European Union will have the opportunity to take part in the world's single biggest multi-country election next week....
09:26, 05/17/2019

2019 PGA Championship: Brooks Koepka soars into lead, Tiger Woods shoots 72 Brooks Koepka sat atop the leaderboard at the 101st PGA Championship, coasting through a bogey-free round of 63 that set the course record at Bethpage Black....
10:26, 05/17/2019

Chelsea Manning back in jail for refusal to talk on WikiLeaks Whistleblower Chelsea Manning has been sent back to jail over her refusal to testify before a grand jury. The former US military intelligence analyst was just released from jail last week, held on similar charges....
10:39, 05/17/2019

Ukraine’s coalition collapses in blow to president-elect KIEV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukraine’s ruling parliamentary coalition has collapsed in what represents a setback for the country’s president-elect’s plans to hold early elections. The speaker in the Supreme Rada said Friday that he has rece...
11:39, 05/17/2019

'You win or you die!' The hardest Game of Thrones quiz ever Know your Drogon from your Hodor? Ahead of the GoT finale, put your knowledge to the ultimate testWhat is the Iron Bank’s representative, played by Mark Gatiss, called?Quorin HalfhandXaro Xhoan DaxonHoward from the HalifaxTycho NestorisWho was respon...
12:00, 05/17/2019

LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years: Premium, Benefits, Other Details Here LIC Plan: LIC New Money Back Plan-20 Years can be purchased by any individual between the age of 13 years and maximum age of 50 years for minimum sum assured of Rs 1 lakh. LIC New Money Back Plan-20......
12:00, 05/17/2019

In first for Asia, Taiwan lawmakers back same-sex marriage Taiwan became the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage on Friday, as thousands of demonstrators outside parliament cheered and waved rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over marriage equality....
12:26, 05/17/2019

Industry veteran Finbarr O'Neill takes helm at F&I firm APCO Finbarr O'Neill, 67, retired as CEO of J.D. Power in March 2018. Prior to that, he held leadership roles with automakers and dealership services giant Reynolds and Reynolds....
12:52, 05/17/2019

Cupra Leon ditches Seat badge and goes hybrid for 2020 First Cupra Leon prototypes hit the Nurburgring in disguise; it’s set to use plug-in powertrain The first hot Leon to ditch the Seat badge for Cupra branding has been spotted at the Nürburgring for the first time ahead of the car’s debut in 2020.  ...
13:13, 05/17/2019

Are Surfer Cafes and Green Markets What a Working-Class Beach Neighborhood Needs? Sleepy Arverne is attracting entrepreneurs from its neighbor to the west, Rockaway Beach. As gentrification there continues, the community adjusts to the spotlight....
13:26, 05/17/2019

WhatsApp's security breach: Made in Israel, implemented worldwide WhatsApp's latest security flaw allegedly allowed governments to spy on dissidents, activists and journalists around the world. An Israeli cyber company is reportedly behind the loophole — and not for the first time....
14:00, 05/17/2019

Pinterest Shares Fall Following Earnings Report Shares of Pinterest fell 17% in extended trading after the company posted a wider-than-expected loss in its first quarterly report following its public-market debut....
14:13, 05/17/2019

Deportee tried to re-enter US with boy not his son, ICE says amid child-smuggling crackdown A Honduran man who had been deported in 2013 was charged with alien smuggling in Texas last week for trying to cross the U.S.-Mexico border with a 6-month-old child he falsely claimed was his son, U.S. immigration officials said....
14:39, 05/17/2019

Throwing a summer barbecue? Grilling tips from Phil the Grill Johnson, the 'Jay-Z of BBQ' Everyone loves a good meal straight off the grill, but they barbecuing can go wrong. Avoid a disaster with these tips from Phil the Grill Johnson.        ...
14:39, 05/17/2019

Poland's church head says film on sex abuse not an attack The head of Poland's Catholic church says that recent revelations of abuse of minors by priests do not amount to an attack on the church but will help its cleansing....
14:52, 05/17/2019

India's ruling party takes election battle to West Bengal India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken his ruling party's fight to the state of West Bengal, where it hopes to retain a majority in staggered general elections concluding this week....
14:52, 05/17/2019

Biathlon: Double Olympic champion Dahlmeier retires at 25 Double Olympic biathlon champion Laura Dahlmeier announced her retirement from the sport on Friday after a rollercoaster season that saw her miss out on gold at the world championships....
15:13, 05/17/2019

The best Now TV pass offers, boxes and voucher deal prices in May 2019 Now TV pass offers are our speciality here at TechRadar as we're here to find you the cheapest Now TV Box or Now TV Stick deals on the net. We're all over the latest Now TV voucher prices too as we compare the latest deals directly from Now...
16:13, 05/17/2019

Over-the-top Las Vegas steak to satisfy share-plate critics Love it or hate it, share-plate dining is far from over. But dwindling are the days when tapas and small plates monopolized the category and each diner was encouraged to order five to six items....
16:26, 05/17/2019

Friday Forecast: Below-average temperatures this afternoon TUCSON – It’s going to be a cooler day in Southern Arizona. A storm system passed to our north, leaving behind cooler temperatures in Southern Arizona. Today’s forecast high will be 81 degrees in Tucson, which is about 10 degrees below av...
16:26, 05/17/2019

I don’t want to be stuck in my sexless marriage and am tempted to have an affair After being happily married for 10 years I still have a sex drive but my wife doesn’t and I can’t resign myself to a celibate lifeMy wife and I have been happily married for 10 years but our sex life is a relic of the past. My sex drive is higher tha...
16:39, 05/17/2019

NYC correction officers brawl in women’s locker room: report Two female correction officers got into a wild brawl Thursday in the Manhattan women’s locker room — with one officer deploying mace. The fight erupted at about 12:45 p.m. inside the Department of Correction locker room on the third floor of Manhatta...
17:13, 05/17/2019

Garmin Forerunner 945 review: Music, mapping, payments, pulse, and incident detection The Garmin 935 was the premier running and triathlon watch two years ago, but its successor improves in nearly every aspect to even beat out last years Fenix sports watch models. It's the ultimate multi-sport watch and sets the bar for all others....
17:39, 05/17/2019

Cazorla earns Spain recall after resurgence at Villarreal "Villarreal midfielder Santi Cazorla earned a surprise recall on Friday to the Spain national squad for the first time in four years following a nightmare run of injuries."...
17:39, 05/17/2019

U.S.-led airstrike mistakenly kills 17 in Afghanistan A U.S.-led airstrike in Afghanistan has accidentally killed at least 17 government officers and injured more than a dozen, Afghan officials said Friday....
17:52, 05/17/2019

AFL-CIO spends three times more on politics than organizing A leaked internal budget for the AFL-CIO, the nation's largest labor federation, shows that it devotes more than three times as much to political advocacy as it does to organizing and recruiting new members. The imbalance comes despite a membership d...
18:13, 05/17/2019

‘A demanding perfectionist’: how Gino Pozzo did the unthinkable at Watford Watford have gone from winding-up order to an FA Cup final under Pozzo but at his other club, Udinese, fans are unhappyAt the Maracanã on Wednesday Fluminense found themselves 1-0 down to Cruzeiro in the Copa do Brasil with a few minutes remaining. A...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Stradivarius gets out of 'the nightclub' to secure Yorkshire Cup triumph Frankie Dettori takes York win to pip Southern FranceJohn Gosden: ‘He was in the nightclub when I saddled him’Stradivarius was “in the nightclub” before the Yorkshire Cup here on Friday according to his trainer John Gosden, but he pulled himself toge...
18:26, 05/17/2019