Wednesday, April 24, 2019

News

Bad air days on the rise: The nation’s most polluted city is …

While the air pollution in the U.S. has gotten cleaner in the past decade, pollution inequity has remained high. USA TODAY California's reign as the U.S. state with the worst air pollution continues, with Los Angeles again the nation's smoggiest metro area…

Canada’s three NHL playoff teams are out and country’s Stanley Cup drought hits 26 years

SportsPulse: The Tampa Bay Lighting just completed one of the worst collapses in sports history. USA TODAY's Trysta Krick puts the collapse into perspective by looking at the worst in other sports. USA TODAY TORONTO (AP) — Many current NHL players were eit…

ISIS claims Sri Lanka attacks; official says bombings were retaliation for Christchurch assault on Muslims

At least 320 people, including several Americans, were killed in the nearly simultaneous bombings in Sri Lanka. USA TODAY The Islamic State claimed responsibility Tuesday for a series of bombings at churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday …

Britney Spears stands up against ‘out of control’ rumors about her health, asks for privacy

The pop star and her boyfriend, fitness model Sam Asghari, posted matching videos to their Instagram accounts on New Year's Day, showing off their affection for each other on camera. USA TODAY Britney Spears wants to put a stop to rumors. The singer, 37, …

Popular e-cigarette products contaminated with bacterial and fungal toxins, study finds

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 24, 2019, 4:09 AM UTC Makers of e-cigarettes claim that their products are safe, but a study published Wednesd…

Woman dies in over-the-rim fall inside Grand Canyon National Park

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 24, 2019, 1:45 AM UTC A 70-year-old woman fell to her death at Grand Canyon National Park on Tuesday. She is the second person to di…

Armed group that detained migrants in New Mexico vacated camp after land owners asked them to leave

April 23, 2019, 8:36 PM UTC / Updated April 23, 2019, 11:14 PM UTC By Suzanne Gamboa, Daniella Silva and Cal Perry SUNLAND PARK, N.M. In this small town where thoroughbreds race and a statue of Jesus looms over the community, a few members of an armed group…

Border Patrol finds abandoned toddler with phone number on his shoes at border

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 23, 2019, 10:54 PM UTC WASHINGTON U.S. Border Patrol agents found a three-year-old migrant alone in a cornfiel…

USC soccer coach, another parent to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 23, 2019, 8:35 PM UTC By David K. Li and Ezra Kaplan Two more defendants in the college admissions scandal a former University of S…

Retire early: Can ordinary Americans find financial independence and stop work by 50?

USA TODAY's Janna Herron explains the theory behind the FIRE movement - Financial Independence, Retire Early USA TODAY What would it take to retire at 50 or 40, or even 30 years old? It seems almost unrealistic to spill ink over when many Americans are alr…

President Trump and his businesses ask a court to block Congress from obtaining accounting records

President Donald Trump said he was having a good day a Wounded Warrior event shortly after Attorney General William Barr emphasized "no collusion." USA TODAY WASHINGTON President Donald Trump and his private business filed a federal lawsuit Monday to block…

Supreme Court agrees to decide if sexual orientation, gender identity should get federal job protection

The Supreme Court will weigh in on the subject of workplace discrimination against gays and lesbians.  (Photo: J. Scott Applewhite, AP) WASHINGTON  The Supreme Court agreed Monday to decide the next major legal dispute over gay rights: whether the nation's …

Jenna Bush Hager announces third child, a boy, on ‘Today:’ ‘I’m very pregnant’

Jenna Bush Hager announced on the "Today" show that she's expecting a third child with husband Henry Hager. USA Today There must be something in the water at the "Today" show. That was the joke from the crew after Jenna Bush Hager made a surprise announce…

71 additional measles cases confirmed as CDC warns record levels nearing

Outbreaks across the U.S. have forced officials to declare emergencies. Why are we starting to see the rise of these outbreaks? It dates back to the anti-vax movement. Just the FAQs, USA TODAY An additional 71 measles cases were reported across the United …

Trump Organization sues House Oversight chairman over subpoena for financial records

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 22, 2019, 1:44 PM GMT WASHINGTON Lawyers for President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization are suing House Oversight and Governm…

Park ranger’s selfie with orphaned gorillas goes viral

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 22, 2019, 12:10 PM GMT A park ranger's selfie with two orphaned gorillas is going viral. Ranger Mathieu Shamavu was working at Viru…

Entertainment

Dame, set, match: Damian Lillard nails unreal buzzer-beater from the logo advances Blazers – Yahoo Sports

With the seconds ticking away in a tie game, his opponent’s best defender locked on him and a much-needed playoff series on the line,...

Sharks score 4 goals on Game 7 power play after Pavelski injury – The Mercury News

SAN JOSE — With captain Joe Pavelski limp on the ice, the Sharks’ playoff outlook was bleak. They trailed the Vegas Golden Knights 3-0...

Raptors dominant defense on full display in series clincher – ESPN

12:22 AM ETKevin ArnovitzESPN Staff Writer CloseNBA writer for ESPN.com since 2008 Former contributor and editor at NPRTORONTO -- At film session the day following...

Deadwood’s David Milch reveals that he’s been diagnosed with Alzheimer’s – The A.V. Club

Milch in 2014.Photo: Craig Barritt (Getty Images for New York Magazine)Though it seemed like it would never happen, and even when it started...

‘Jeopardy!’ champ breaks record, surpasses $1 million in shortest time ever – Fox News

"Jeopardy!" champ James Holzhauer has just broken another record.On Tuesday's episode, the 34-year-old surpassed $1 million in the shortest time ever. His $118,816 win put his total take at $1,061,554 million...

The Voice Cross Battles Results Recap: Which 5 Singers Got Eliminated? – TVLine

Knowing that The Voice would be eliminating five singers in Tuesday’s second (and final) Live Cross Battles Results Show, I made a few fearless...

Three 6 Mafia’s DJ Paul Sues Travis Scott For $20M Over “No Bystanders” – HipHopDX

April 23, 2019 | 6:08 PM Maury Phillips/Getty Images for GBK Productions Los Angeles, CA – DJ Paul is suing Travis Scott over the...

Did Khloe Kardashian Throw Shade at Tristan Thompson With This Instagram Quote? – The Cheat Sheet

Anyone who follows along with Khloe Kardashian’s Instagram Stories knows that she...

Blockbuster Battle Between Steven Spielberg and Netflix Fizzles – The New York Times

Image“I want people to find their entertainment in any form or fashion that suits them,” Steven Spielberg said.CreditCreditRozette Rago for The New York TimesLOS...

The build for Roman Reigns versus Shane McMahon has already begun – Cageside Seats

Are you ready for yet another feud pitting Roman Reigns versus a set of authority figures? Sure Elias was on SmackDown, but it...

Inside the Game of Thrones Night King and Winterfell crypt theory – Polygon

One of the most popular theories floating around about the Battle of Winterfell, which is set to comprise the third episode of...

Fashion

Jenny Yoo Fall 2019 Bridal and Bridesmaids collections

Jenny Yoo’s signature pairing of dramatic cuts and architectural lines have been infused with a polished romanticism for Fall 2019. With a focus on...

The Best Fall 2019 Runway Moments From Paris Fashion Week – WHOWHATWEAR

With NYFW, LFW and MFW behind us, we’re off to Paris to close out what has been an incredibly lively and creative fashion month. We’ve seen youthful tailoring and modern layering in New York, elegant festive pieces in London, and the most breathtaking, innova…

CURVENEWYORK – Mode Lingerie & Swim

Curvexnewyork - Mode Lingerie & Swim returns to New york City Jacob Javits Center AAKAR INTIMATES PRIVATE LIMITED About the Brand Happiness doesn't come in shapes or...

Ron Ramos (Oxford Fashion Studio) NYFW 2019

New York, NY (February 9, 2019) – On Saturday afternoon, Oxford Fashion Studio presented 14 designers over the course of two shows at Pier...

Quaint (Oxford Fashion Studio) NYFW 2019

New York, NY (February 9, 2019) – On Saturday afternoon, Oxford Fashion Studio presented 14 designers over the course of two shows at Pier...

Delayne Dixon (Oxford Fashion Studio) NYFW 2019

New York, NY (February 9, 2019) – On Saturday afternoon, Oxford Fashion Studio presented 14 designers over the course of two shows at Pier...

Karl Lagerfeld, fashion designer, 1933-2019

Creative head who revived Chanel and made it one of the best-known brands in the business

C’EST D (Oxford Fashion Studio) NYFW 2019

New York, NY (February 9, 2019) – On Saturday afternoon, Oxford Fashion Studio presented 14 designers over the course of two shows at Pier...

Jeremy Scott Fall / Winter 2019

For his Fall/Winter 2019 collection, Jeremy Scott collaborates with the artist Aleksandra Mir who created hand-drawn blown up renderings of tabloid covers straight from...

Christian Cowan’s Fall 2019 NYFW

Models on the runway at Christian Cowan’s fall ’19 show at New York Fashion Week.

Afffair NYFW 2019

New York, NY (February 13, 2019) - It is fitting that one of Hollywood's newest go to labels, Afffair, closed out NYFW at Spring...

Burnett New York Fall 2019 Ready-to-Wear

Powerful and passionate: this is the Burnett woman as imagined for Fall 2019. Taking inspiration from 1980’s film heroines such as Sigourney Weaver in Half...

Calvin Luo Fall/Winter 2019 Collection “New York 1989/1991”

Calvin Luo likes to spin temporal references. His collections have explored the subcultures of ‘50s-era Americana, the dazzling ‘70s, a “Virgin Suicides” tainted ‘90s...

Hakan Akkaya Fall 2019

Hakan Akkaya, professional fashion designer for 16 years, left his education in Bilkent University  (Architecture) to study Fashion Design at İstasyon Art Academy. After graduation,...

Bibhu Mohapatra RTW Fall 2019

Bibhu Mohapatra celebrated his 10th anniversary NYFW 2019 ...

Events

New York International Auto Show 2019

Ushering in the latest automotive trends, the 2019 New York International Auto Show showcases an incredible collection of cutting-edge design and extraordinary innovation. More...

Greek Independence Day Parade 2019

New York City Celebrates Annual Greek Independence Day Parade Organized by the non-profit Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York and led by Grand...

BeautyCon NYC 2019

BeautyCon NYC, the annual celebrity-led beauty convention, is back for its fifth year at Javtis Centre. Expect beauty freebies from your favorite brands, influencer meet...

National Retail Federation 2018

The National Retail Federation (NRF) is a retail trade association, founded in 1911, that is made up of members from all phases of the...

Mermaid Parade 2018

Photo Credit: Donald Lang

Macy’s 4TH of July Celebration 2018

Photo Credit: Donal Lang

NYC Dance Parade 2018

Photo Credit: Donald Lang

Lunar New Year Parde 2018

Photo Credit: Donald Lang

Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2019

Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is a cultural and religious celebration held on 17 March, the traditional death date of...

IBS International Beauty Show 2019

The International Beauty Show is the top trade show for members of the professional beauty industry. The show is for beauty professionals only and...

NYC No Pants Subway Ride

The No Pants Subway Ride is an annual event staged by Improv Everywhere every January in New York City. (The date changes from year to year...

Sports

MLB The Show’s Road to the Show is so much better with these two community toolkits

If you’re starting — or like me, restarting — a career in MLB The Show 19’s popular Road to the Show career...

David Price: ‘No one should have an off day’ on Jackie Robinson Day

Jesse Yomtov, USA TODAY Published 12:00 p.m. ET April 17, 2019 | Updated...

Scott Rogowsky leaving HQ Trivia for MLB gig

Danica D'Souza about 16 hours ago According to TMZ, Rogowsky wasn't allowed to start a new show while keeping his current job with HQ. As a...

Chris Davis extends hitless streak in Orioles’ loss to Red Sox – Sportsnet.ca

BOSTON — Gold Glove centre fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. made two key catches and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Friday...

Baseball stat heads tracked 4M pitches to prove that umpires really are blind

Its been less than a month since Opening Day. The 2019 Major League Baseball (MLB), like more than a century of professional baseball seasons...

MLB players get trapped in an elevator

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When a position player pitching faces a pitcher hitting — who wins?

9:00 AM ETSam MillerESPN.com CloseESPN baseball columnist/feature writer Former editor-in-chief of Baseball Prospectus Co-author of "The Only Rule Is It Has To Work"On Opening Weekend, John...

Baseball’s Excellent Video Game Isn’t Enough To Get Me Past The Sport’s Problems

Kotaku Game DiaryDaily thoughts from a Kotaku staffer about a game we're playing.  I always keep a copy of MLB The Show on my hard...

Trump Administration Cancels Major League Baseball Deal With Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — The Trump administration is moving to end a deal allowing Cuban baseball players to sign contracts directly with Major League Baseball...

Davis sets record at 0 for 49, including warning track shot – Sportsnet.ca

BALTIMORE — Hitting the ball sharply and getting good distance on his outs now counts as progress for struggling Chris Davis, whose futility at...

Trump’s stonewalling is a massive assault on accountability

Trump's stonewalling is a massive assault on accountabilityRead More

US accuses pair of stealing GE secrets and passing them to China

US accuses pair of stealing GE secrets and passing them to ChinaRead More

What you might have missed in the Mueller report – CNN Video

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Cooper: Kushner gaslighting Americans on Mueller report – CNN Video

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Robert Mueller made a big mistake

Shanlon Wu is a former federal prosecutor and CNN legal analyst. He served as counsel to Attorney General Janet Reno. Follow him @shanlonwu. The...

Trump doesn’t want aides to testify to Congress after Mueller report: ‘There is no reason to go any further’

(CNN)President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he does not want his current or former aides to testify before various Democratic-controlled congressional committees in their...

Highlights | Round 4 | Valspar 2019 – PGA TOUR

In the final round of the 2019 Valspar Championship, Paul Casey turned in a 1-over 73 to finish at 8-under for the tournament, one stroke clear of the field to defend his title and grab his third-career PGA TOUR victory. SUBSCRIBE to PGA TOUR now: http://pga…

Unlucky No. 13: Judge latest Yankee to go on IL

The New York Yankees have placed Aaron Judge on the 10-day injured list with a left oblique strain. Aaron Boone said Sunday there is no timetable yet for Judge to return from what the manager said is a "pretty significant" strain. Judge left Saturday's 9-2 …

Harden starts 0-for-15, carries Rockets in clutch

SALT LAKE CITY -- James Harden claimed he had no clue that he missed his first 15 field goal attempts in Saturday's Game 3, the most consecutive misses from the floor in any game of his career. It certainly didn't impact the reigning MVP's confidence. Harden…

Crawford wins by TKO when Khan can’t continue

NEW YORK -- The argument over who is the best pound-for-pound fighter in the world has been largely a two-man discussion between unified lightweight champion Vasiliy Lomachenko and welterweight titlist Terence Crawford, who have had a chance to make their lat…

Nuggets respond to Malone’s challenge, top Spurs

SAN ANTONIO, Texas -- The last time the Denver Nuggets won a game in San Antonio Spurs in 2012, All-Star center Nikola Jokic was 17 years old. "I was riding horses probably," he said. The Nuggets rode out of AT&T Center on Saturday night after doing som…

Source: Seahawks want 1st-rounder for DE Clark

The Seattle Seahawks are still considering trading defensive end Frank Clark, a league source told ESPN's Adam Schefter on Saturday. In return, the Seahawks would want any package to include at least a first-round pick in next week's NFL draft, the source sa…

Health

The courageous picture that proves not all disabilities are visible – Daily Mail

You could easily forgive 28-year-old Hannah Witton if she chose to shy away from any publicity about ulcerative colitis, given what the disease has done to her body. Three years ago, the London-based YouTube blogger and author had a procedure to be fitted wi…

Male birth control pill passes human safety test. – GOOD

Male birth control pill passes human safety test. - GOOD

CDC: Study shows South Carolina ranked third highest in the country for STD’s – FOX Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. (FOX CAROLINA) -- The rising number of Sexually Transmitted Diseases are on the rise in South Carolina according to a new study.  The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's recent STD report revealed that the number of chlamydia, gonorr…

Dog owners are four times more likely to lead an active lifestyle, study claims – Fox News

Dog owners are fitter than other people, a study suggests. They tend to walk longer and more often than non-owners and are four times more likely to meet exercise guidelines for a healthy life. And, typically, they go for walks on top of other exercise activ…

As syphilis invades rural America, a fraying health safety net is failing to stop it – NBC News

Breaking News Emails Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE April 20, 2019, 6:05 PM GMT By Lauren Weber, Kaiser Health News When Karolyn Schrage first heard about the dominoes…

Seattle HIV cluster found in drug users, those without homes – KOMO News

Seattle HIV cluster found in drug users, those without homes - KOMO News

Born In The 1960s? The CDC Says You May Need A Measles Shot Before Traveling – Forbes

Share to facebook Share to twitter Share to linkedin Many American adults are unsure which, if any, measles vaccination they received. Getty Adults who received the measles vaccine between 1963 and 1967 may not be protected from the virus, according to t…

You’re not getting enough sleep—and it’s killing you – Ars Technica

Enlarge/ (GERMANY OUT) Schlaflosigkeit, Frau mit Wecker (Photo by Wodicka/ullstein bild via Getty Images) 136 with 98 posters participating The whole world is exhausted. And it's killing us. But particularly me. As I write this, I'm at TED 2019 in Vancouve…

Scientists successfully revive brain cells in dead pigs

About UsJobsAdvertiseSubscribeMashable Shop ContactPrivacyTerms Mashable is a global, multi-platform media and entertainment company. Powered by its own proprietary technology, Mashable is the go-to source for tech,...

Soylent now sells solid snack bars

Soylent is leaving liquids behind as it journeys deeper into the packaged food business with a selection of snack-sized bars. The 100-calorie bar has 5...

Business

New Zealand PM Jacinda Ardern speaks with leaders of Facebook, Google, and Twitter in push to stop the spread of violent content online

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has been in contact with leaders of major tech companies as part of her push to slow the...

13 teenagers were hospitalized after getting sick on an American Airlines flight to Boston

Thirteen teenagers were hospitalized after becoming ill on an American Airlines flight from Miami, Florida, to Boston, Massachusetts, on Sunday. Boston EMS officials said in a statement on Twitter that they transported 13 patients from Boston Logan Interna…

Video appears to show SpaceX’s new spaceship for NASA exploding during a safety test

A test of the emergency escape system for SpaceX's new spacecraft designed to carry NASA astronauts into orbit went awry on Saturday, and an unverified video making the rounds on Twitter claims to show just how bad the anomaly was. On Saturday afternoon, S…

Gap’s new minimalist menswear brand is unlike anything we’ve seen from the company before

Gap is channeling a trendy, Scandinavian minimalist aesthetic in its new menswear brand. Launched in October, Hill City promises to offer a mix of stylish high-performance wear for men. With an average price point that sits at around $80, the clothing rang…

World leaders including Pope Francis, Donald Trump, and Barack Obama offered their support after Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka claimed hundreds of lives

On Easter Sunday, eight bombs went off across Sri Lanka, killing at least 207 people including 35 foreigners. The attacks targeted churches and luxury hotels. People attending Easter services in churches in Kochchikade, Negombo, and Batticaloa were targete…

At least 138 people killed in Sri Lanka after churches and luxury hotels hit by explosions

At least 138 people have reportedly been killed and more than 400 have been injured, according to Reuters news agency, after a series of bomb blasts hit a number of churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday. Three churches in Kochchikade, Negom…

‘I never plan to fly on it’: Workers reportedly recount poor practices at a Boeing factory in South Carolina that could spell trouble for...

In the wake of two tragic crashes that led to the widespread grounding of Boeing's 737 MAX airplanes, The New York Times reports that poor practices at a South Carolina factory could raise questions about the safety of the company's 787 Dreamliner plane as we…

Here’s why companies like Google, Square, and Atlassian are sprinting to use Kotlin, the fastest-growing programming language according to GitHub

When Square software engineer Valeriy Ovechkin started on the team for Square's restaurant app Caviar, the app was completely written in Java. Java is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world, originally created by the Oracle-acquired…
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