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18 Oct 2018 at 12:44am

Mega Millions Winning Number for 10/16/2018 Tuesday
17 Oct 2018 at 11:54am

Draw ID: 2234
Winning Number: 03-45-49-61-69     Mega Ball: 09     Megaplier: 5
Current Jackpot: $667 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 10/19/2018 Friday
Estimated Jackpot: $900 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $513.4 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/a-jDdLM92Mc


Powerball Winning Number for 10/17/2018 Wednesday
18 Oct 2018 at 12:44am

Draw ID: 909
Winning Number: 03-57-64-68-69     Powerball: 15     Powerplay: 3
Current Jackpot: $378 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 10/20/2018 Saturday
Estimated Jackpot: $430 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $248 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/S5Msb3r6PQY


Lucky for Life Winning Number for 10/15/2018 Monday
15 Oct 2018 at 11:31pm

Draw ID: 688
Winning Number: 01-30-39-41-42     Lucky Ball: 12
Current Jackpot: $1,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 10/18/2018 Thursday
Estimated Jackpot: $1,000
Video: https://youtu.be/hTJuMLPEfZQ


Megabucks Doubler Winning Number for 10/17/2018 Wednesday
17 Oct 2018 at 10:59pm

Draw ID: 3661
Winning Number: 05-17-19-40-46-47     ST Doubler: 4
Current Jackpot: $3,383,021
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 10/20/2018 Saturday
Estimated Jackpot: $3,500,000
Estimated Cash Option: $2,610,000
Video: https://youtu.be/3WZ5f008444


Mass Cash Winning Number for 10/17/2018 Wednesday
17 Oct 2018 at 10:05pm

Draw ID: 4899
Winning Number: 09-18-24-31-32
Current Jackpot: $100,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 10/18/2018 Thursday
Estimated Jackpot: $100,000
Video: https://youtu.be/YX6E37mp498


Numbers Game Winning Number for 10/17/2018 Wednesday Evening
17 Oct 2018 at 7:56pm

Draw ID: 18602
Winning Number: 4-5-8-0
Next Draw Date: 10/18/2018 Thursday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $5,191   Exact 3: $727   Exact 2: $62   Exact 1: $6
Any 4: $216   Any First 3: $121   Any Last 3: $121
Video: https://youtu.be/SwZt7_0m0i8


Numbers Game Winning Number for 10/17/2018 Wednesday Mid-Day
17 Oct 2018 at 12:53pm

Draw ID: 18601
Winning Number: 2-0-0-8
Next Draw Date: 10/18/2018 Thursday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $4,650   Exact 3: $651   Exact 2: $56   Exact 1: $6
Any 4: $387   Any First 3: $217   Any Last 3: $217
Video: https://youtu.be/gOTO9soHJyk


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The Washington Post says the piece 'captures his commitment and passion for f...
18 Oct 2018 at 1:01am
The Washington Post has published what the newspaper describes as the "last piece" written by missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was allegedly killed and dismembered in his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

Investigation closes in on Saudi crown prince's inner circle
18 Oct 2018 at 1:30am
Turkish investigators wearing hazmat suits searched the Saudi consul general's residence in Istanbul on Wednesday, looking for clues to what happened to Jamal Khashoggi amid growing indications that the men allegedly responsible for the journalist's death have close ties to the highest levels of the Saudi government.

Trump and Pompeo defend Saudi Arabia
17 Oct 2018 at 6:20pm
President Donald Trump said he is not giving cover to Saudi Arabia over the suspected killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, as his top diplomat said Riyadh needed space and time to conduct an investigation.

Trump's Saudi defense leaves Sen. Sanders stunned
17 Oct 2018 at 2:11am
Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) reacted to President Trump's comments suggesting the criticism Saudi Arabia has received over a missing Saudi journalist is premature, comparing these accusations to the sexual assault allegations against Justice Brett Kavanaugh.

Kushner kept in background due to close ties with crown prince
18 Oct 2018 at 12:25am
Facing scrutiny for cultivating close ties with Saudi Arabia's powerful and domineering crown prince, Jared Kushner has remained intentionally in the background this week as West Wing officials feared a more public role would prompt backlash, multiple people familiar with the matter say.

Jeffrey Toobin: An embarrassment Kushner has any power
17 Oct 2018 at 10:08pm
CNN's Jeffrey Toobin weighs in on Jared Kushner's role in President Trump's administration and the growing scrutiny surrounding his close ties to Saudi Arabia's crown prince.

Don McGahn out as White House counsel, sources say
17 Oct 2018 at 10:59pm
Sources say Wednesday was White House counsel Don McGahn's final day at the White House.

Analysis: Republicans' hypocrisy on the US deficit is stunning, even in Washi...
17 Oct 2018 at 6:38pm
Who'd have thought 10 years ago that Paul Ryan, the young and energetic warrior wonk proselytizing about the danger of budget deficits and the national debt, would be leaving office in 2019 having overseen one of the largest deficit increases in history?

Robert Mueller's quiet period hasn't been very quiet lately
17 Oct 2018 at 7:49pm
Ever since reaching a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, Paul Manafort has kept the Russia prosecutors busy.

Chris Cuomo slams Fox News host, GOP for pushing 'scare tactics'
17 Oct 2018 at 10:37pm
CNN's Chris Cuomo slams Republicans for pushing "scare tactics" ahead of the 2018 midterms.

Billionaire donating another $2 million to Democrat in Florida governor's race
18 Oct 2018 at 12:21am
Billionaire philanthropist turned political activist Tom Steyer has already made a big investment in the 2018 election, but in the closing days of the campaign, Steyer has picked his favorite candidate and is pulling out all the stops.

Lindsey Graham's joke draws backlash
18 Oct 2018 at 1:10am
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) joked on Fox News that it would be "terrible" if a DNA test showed that he has Iranian heritage.

Analysis: Trump gets ready to throw Republicans under the bus
17 Oct 2018 at 6:08pm


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Justin Verlander's wife did not like Joe West's controversial call
by Nicole Yang
17 Oct 2018 at 11:14pm
"That's a home run."

What Astros manager AJ Hinch said about Joe West's controversial fan interfer...
by Mark Dunphy
17 Oct 2018 at 11:04pm
"He's a great athlete, but how it's an assumed out is unbelievable."

Why the umpire ruled fan interference on a potential Mookie Betts home run-sa...
by Mark Dunphy
17 Oct 2018 at 10:21pm
The two Houston runs never appeared on the scoreboard.

Khashoggi warns in last column of free rein to silence media
by Associated Press
17 Oct 2018 at 9:58pm
The Washington Post has published a new column by missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning that Middle East governments 'have been given free rein to continue silencing the media at an increasing rate'

Man arrested for ?upskirting? at Charles/MGH station
by The Boston Globe
17 Oct 2018 at 9:33pm
A Boston man was arrested for placing a cell phone underneath a woman’s dress at the Charles/MGH Red Line station Tuesday afternoon.

Fan interference call goes Red Sox? way, erases two Astros runs
by The Boston Globe
17 Oct 2018 at 9:25pm
The Red Sox were awarded an out on a ball Mookie Betts did not catch.

Clayton Kershaw dominant as the Dodgers beat the Brewers 5-2 in Game 5
by Associated Press
17 Oct 2018 at 8:59pm
The Dodgers took a 3-2 lead in the NL Championship Series.

White House Counsel Don McGahn returns to civilian life
by Associated Press
17 Oct 2018 at 8:50pm
Now former White House counsel, Don McGahn has returned to civilian life

Dave Dombrowski: 'I don't like the implication that the Boston Red Sox were d...
by Nicole Yang
17 Oct 2018 at 8:44pm
"I don't like the implication that the Boston Red Sox were doing anything illegal."

Animation film fest rescinds Kobe Bryant invite after outcry
by Associated Press
17 Oct 2018 at 7:45pm
An online petition had been circulating demanding Bryant be dropped.

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Ohio mom allegedly used 3-year-old daughter to make child porn
18 Oct 2018 at 1:31am
An Ohio woman has been arrested and returned to Pennsylvania to face charges she created pornographic images of her 3-year-old daughter.

Democrats waging an uncivil war of mob rule against the GOP
by Lauren DeBellis Appell
18 Oct 2018 at 1:29am
Democratic majorities in one or both houses of Congress would embrace the anti-democratic strategy of mob rule.

Vietnam War hero sentenced to 7 years for decades-old rifle purchase: report
by Louis Casiano
18 Oct 2018 at 1:26am
A decorated Vietnam veteran and firearms collector was sentenced to seven years in federal prison Wednesday for a decades-old purchase of a rifle.

Tennessee children killed in apparent murder-suicide asked to live with mom: ...
by Bradford Betz
18 Oct 2018 at 12:56am
Four children who were found dead with their mother in their Tennessee home Monday evening in a likely murder-suicide, had requested to continue living with her over their estranged father, court records indicate.

Owl ensnared in California kite string rescued, ?grumpily flies off?
by Stephen Sorace
18 Oct 2018 at 12:37am
A great horned owl in California found itself tied up on Monday when the tip of its wing became tangled in a kite string, leaving the bird dangling in a potentially deadly situation.

Avocados might not be 'vegan' due to migratory beekeeping
by Amy Lieu
18 Oct 2018 at 12:25am
Vegans could be avoiding avocados because of the migratory beekeeping used to pollinate avocado crops, according to a San Francisco Chronicle report.

Mountain lion cub that walked into California bakery euthanized
by Louis Casiano
18 Oct 2018 at 12:11am
A mountain lion cub in poor health was euthanized this week after it wandered inside a California bakery, authorities said.

White House counsel Don McGahn resigns
by Bradford Betz
17 Oct 2018 at 11:59pm
A key Trump administration official formally resigned Wednesday, concluding a 21-month tenure in which he played a key role in some of the president?s most significant accomplishments, a White House official confirmed to The Associated Press.

Texas groom carries bride on his back down muddy aisle
by Nicole Darrah
17 Oct 2018 at 10:23pm
A Texas couple didn't let a flooded, muddy field ruin their big day.

McConnell hints GOP will try ObamaCare repeal again next year
by Gregg Re
17 Oct 2018 at 10:00pm
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell suggested Wednesday that Republicans will try again to repeal the Affordable Care Act after the November midterm elections, saying in an interview that "we?re not satisfied with the way Obamacare is working.?

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17 Oct 2018 at 12:16pm


NBC10 Boston and necn, in partnership with Suffolk University, will present a live broadcast surrounding ?Question 1: The Nurse Staffing Debate? on Wednesday, Oct. 24 from 7 to 7:30 p.m.

Boston City Council Votes to Support Striking Marriott Workers
by MALCOLM JOHNSON
18 Oct 2018 at 1:31am


The Boston City Council unanimously voted Wednesday to support Unite Here 26, a union of more than 1,500 Marriott employees who have been on strike demanding higher wages and more work from the company.The...

Gov. Baker: 'I Misspoke' During 2nd Debate
by ALISON KING
18 Oct 2018 at 12:16am


Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker said Wednesday that he hadn't decided if he would vote for fellow Republican and U.S. Senate candidate Geoff Diehl even though he has publicly endorsed his candidacy but quickly...

Residents Angry Convicted Child Rapist Living in Providence
by KAITLIN MCKINLEY BECKER
17 Oct 2018 at 11:48pm


A man convicted of kidnapping and raping young boys in Massachusetts and Rhode Island back in the 80s was released from prison Thursday.Richard Gardner had no comment as he was released from custody Thursday...

Massachusetts Boy Missing for 2 Years Found in Florida
by KAITLIN MCKINLEY BECKER
17 Oct 2018 at 9:23pm


A Massachusetts boy missing for two years has been found in Florida.Authorities say Matthew Hale was three years old when he was abducted by his biological mother in September 2016 after his biological father...

Questions Arise Surrounding Teachers' Days Off in NH
by KATHERINE UNDERWOOD
17 Oct 2018 at 6:42pm


Parents in Manchester, New Hampshire have some questions after learning that more than half the teachers in the district are absent from work more than two weeks a year.

Officials Looking for Person Who Threw Kitten Out of Vehicle
by DANIELLE WAUGH
17 Oct 2018 at 6:45pm


Officials are searching for a person who threw a kitten out of a moving vehicle and toward a school bus in Winterport, Maine earlier this month.The young feline, named "Hiccup" by the Ridge Runner Veterinary...

1 Dead, Another Hospitalized Due to Carbon Monoxide Incident
by RONNIE FORCHHEIMER
17 Oct 2018 at 9:24pm


One person is dead and another person has been hospitalized due to a carbon monoxide incident in Wales, Massachusetts on Wednesday, according to authorities.

Investigation Into Dead Baby's Body Now Spans 3 States
by PERRY RUSSOM
17 Oct 2018 at 6:14pm


The investigation into the discovery of a dead baby boy now spans three states.

Renovation Plan Leaves Future of W. Roxbury Schools in Doubt
by JONATHAN CHOE
17 Oct 2018 at 11:51pm


The future of a pair of high schools in West Roxbury are in doubt.

Severe Wind Brings Down Phone Poles, Trees in Mass.
by MICHAEL ROSENFIELD and RONNIE FORCHHEIMER
18 Oct 2018 at 12:53am


Bursts of high winds wreaked havoc in several areas in Massachusetts Wednesday afternoon, bringing down phone poles and trees.

Honk! is Boston's Mardi Gras for Activist Street Bands
by ROB MICHAELSON
17 Oct 2018 at 4:44pm


Honk! Festival is a city-wide celebration in Somerville that plants lively street bands throughout the downtown area for a three-day party.

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Man Accused of Leaving Dead Dog Behind in Former Home
by JAKE LEVIN and ALYSHA PALUMBO
17 Oct 2018 at 6:04pm


An Auburn, Massachusetts man is due in court on Wednesday on animal cruelty charges.

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Saudi Journalist, Midterms, DNA: Your Wednesday Evening Briefing
by JEAN RUTTER and MARCUS PAYADUE
17 Oct 2018 at 6:32pm
Here?s what you need to know at the end of the day.

Europe Edition: Khashoggi, Amazon, Tuscany: Your Thursday Briefing
by MATTHEW SEDACCA
17 Oct 2018 at 11:54pm
Here?s what you need to know to start your day.

Audio Offers Gruesome Details of Jamal Khashoggi Killing, Turkish Official Says
by DAVID D. KIRKPATRICK and CARLOTTA GALL
17 Oct 2018 at 10:21pm
The Saudi journalist?s fingers were severed and he was later beheaded, according to details from audio recordings published in the Turkish media.

U.S. Spy Agencies Are Increasingly Convinced of Saudi Prince?s Ties to Journa...
by JULIAN E. BARNES, MATTHEW ROSENBERG and GARDINER HARRIS
17 Oct 2018 at 10:26pm
American intelligence officials have growing circumstantial evidence of Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman?s involvement in Jamal Khashoggi?s disappearance in Istanbul.

In Final Column, Jamal Khashoggi Laments Dearth of Free Press in Arab World
by JACEY FORTIN
17 Oct 2018 at 10:11pm
The Washington Post received the prominent Saudi dissident journalist?s latest piece from his translator the day after he was reported missing in Istanbul.

To Avoid Conflicts, Rick Scott Created a Trust Blind in Name Only
by KEVIN SACK and PATRICIA MAZZEI
17 Oct 2018 at 5:00am
The Florida governor and Senate candidate could become the richest member of the next Congress. He?d bring with him a tangle of investments that could benefit from his policies.

Why Many Native Americans Are Angry With Elizabeth Warren
by MAGGIE ASTOR
17 Oct 2018 at 2:29pm
The anger is about what it means to be Native American, and who gets to decide.

Cuomo Looks Poised for a 3rd Term. So Why Won?t He Debate His Foes?
by TYLER PAGER
17 Oct 2018 at 9:59pm
With less than three weeks before Election Day, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has still not agreed to debate his Republican challenger, Marcus J. Molinaro.

Senate Truce Collapses as G.O.P. Rush to Confirm More Judges Begins Anew
by SHERYL GAY STOLBERG
17 Oct 2018 at 7:02pm
Last week, senators agreed to confirm one last slate of President Trump?s nominees, then recess for the midterm campaign. But on Wednesday, Republicans recommenced the judicial rush.

As Other Republican Candidates Struggle Financially, Trump Stockpiles Cash
by KENNETH P. VOGEL
17 Oct 2018 at 7:27pm
The president has raised $106 million for his re-election, leading some Republicans to grumble that he is siphoning money from endangered congressional candidates.

Trump Embarks on Bilateral Trade Talks to Pressure China
by ALAN RAPPEPORT and KEITH BRADSHER
17 Oct 2018 at 7:14pm
The White House is looking to create deals with many of the nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the pact the president withdrew from.

Why White Supremacists Are Chugging Milk (and Why Geneticists Are Alarmed)
by AMY HARMON
17 Oct 2018 at 8:33pm
The appropriation of genetic research by those with extremist views on race has scientists grappling with how to respond.

In Afghanistan?s Season of Crisis, ?Words Do Not Have the Strength?
by MUJIB MASHAL
17 Oct 2018 at 11:03pm
Seventeen years into the war, Afghans cannot remember a time quite like this, with peril and hopelessness at every turn, and no clear way out.

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'Kids Are Alright' creator shifts 'juice' from political to the personal
17 Oct 2018 at 1:59pm
As a sitcom producer, Tim Doyle has a history of leaning into hot-button issues. He masterminded the "Ellen" coming-out episode in the late '90s, and helped bring Tim Allen's conservative politics into "Last Man Standing."

Roseanne Barr responds to 'The Conners' debut
17 Oct 2018 at 12:43pm
Warning: This story contains spoilers about the series premiere of "The Conners."

Ariana Grande speaks post Pete Davidson split
17 Oct 2018 at 1:12pm
Ariana Grande is taking a social media break in light of her broken engagement to Pete Davidson.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus never considered departing 'Veep'
18 Oct 2018 at 12:24am
Julia Louis-Dreyfus came to terms with mortality when she was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer last year.

BET Hip Hop Awards 2018: The winners list
17 Oct 2018 at 10:44am
Cardi B was the big winner at this year's BET Hip Hop Awards.

Radio host Delilah opens up about teen son's suicide
17 Oct 2018 at 2:33pm
A little more than a year after her 18-year-old son died by suicide, radio star Delilah Rene is sharing her pain.

Caroll Spinney, Big Bird actor, flying 'Sesame Street' coop
17 Oct 2018 at 1:20pm
Caroll Spinney, the puppeteer who has portrayed Big Bird and Oscar the Grouch on "Sesame Street" since the program's 1969 premiere, announced Wednesday that he is stepping down from the roles.

Jenifer Lewis wants to help Kanye West
17 Oct 2018 at 2:44pm
Speaking to CNN about Kanye West, actress Jenifer Lewis broke down in tears.

TV has more work to do for the working class
17 Oct 2018 at 2:38am
I was about 11 the first time I realized what it looks like when your mom has $20 in her pocket and $40 worth of obligations -- a car to gas up, bellies to fill, and bill collectors to feed the scraps to, I'd later learn.

Nicole Kidman: Marriage to Tom Cruise protected me
17 Oct 2018 at 2:43am
Nicole Kidman married Tom Cruise for love, but ended up getting shielded from sexual harassment as well.

Lady Gaga thanks her 'fiancé' during speech
17 Oct 2018 at 7:29am
A bride is born?

'Modern Family' star Ariel Winter says death not who fans think
16 Oct 2018 at 12:25pm
Ariel Winter has teased which character is set to die on her hit ABC series, "Modern Family."

Reality TV star Jazz Jennings talks about her gender confirmation surgery
16 Oct 2018 at 11:30am
Teen transgender reality star and activist Jazz Jennings says getting gender confirmation surgery months ago was "like a dream."

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Former USA Gymnastics president arrested on charge of tampering with evidence...
18 Oct 2018 at 1:32am
The former head of USA Gymnastics has been accused of removing documents linked to the Larry Nassar sexual abuse case from the famed Karolyi Ranch gymnastics training facility in Texas, authorities said.

Jamal Khashoggi investigation closes in on Saudi Crown Prince's inner circle
18 Oct 2018 at 1:30am
Turkish investigators wearing hazmat suits searched the Saudi consul general's residence in Istanbul on Wednesday, looking for clues to what happened to Jamal Khashoggi amid growing indications that the men allegedly responsible for the journalist's death have close ties to the highest levels of the Saudi government.

Trump's willing to carry Republicans ... unless they lose
18 Oct 2018 at 1:21am
Don't expect Donald Trump to cop to a "thumpin' " or a "shellacking" if the midterm elections turn into a triumph for Democrats.

Luang Prabang's newest luxury resort is a design fan's dream stay
18 Oct 2018 at 1:03am
Designed by Bill Bensley, Rosewood Luang Prabang ups the luxury stakes in one of Laos' most magical destinations. Find out why this Southeast Asian resort is so special.

Washington Post publishes 'last piece' by missing Saudi journalist Khashoggi
18 Oct 2018 at 1:01am
The Washington Post has published what the newspaper describes as the "last piece" written by missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was allegedly killed and dismembered in his country's consulate in Istanbul earlier this month.

Teens among 18 killed in attack at Crimea college, Russia says
18 Oct 2018 at 12:48am
At least 18 people were killed -- most of them teenagers -- and about 50 more injured following a bombing attack in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Russia.

Why do we still know so little about Jamal Khashoggi's disappearance?
18 Oct 2018 at 12:47am
While a hunger for the truth has rarely been more acute, the three parties most involved appear substantially disinterested in providing it, writes CNN's Nick Paton Walsh

US flies B-52s near contested Islands amid China tensions
18 Oct 2018 at 12:46am
Two US B-52 bombers flew near contested islands in the South China Sea Tuesday, according to a statement from Pacific Air Forces.

Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to to slide
18 Oct 2018 at 12:46am
Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy rankings by 2040. The United States is set to take a big fall in global rankings, according to new research.

Return to Rakhine: 'Genocide never happened in this country'
18 Oct 2018 at 12:46am
How the Myanmar government is attempting to whitewash recent atrocities in Rakhine State.

What's behind Trump and Rosenstein's newest interviews?
18 Oct 2018 at 12:29am
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein almost never grants interviews. Sadie Gurman's Wall Street Journal story notes that the "rare" Q&A "took place during a turbulent period." And there are numerous takeaways.

Khashoggi disappearance prompts Kushner retreat from Saudi frontlines
18 Oct 2018 at 12:25am
Facing scrutiny for cultivating close ties with Saudi Arabia's powerful and domineering crown prince, Jared Kushner has remained intentionally in the background this week as West Wing officials feared a more public role would prompt backlash, multiple people familiar with the matter say.

Julia Louis-Dreyfus never considered departing 'Veep'
18 Oct 2018 at 12:24am
Julia Louis-Dreyfus came to terms with mortality when she was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer last year.

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She blocked a black neighbor from entering their St. Louis building. Then she...
17 Oct 2018 at 3:22pm
A white woman has been fired after video emerged of her confronting and blocking the entry of a black neighbor at a St. Louis apartment complex.

She claimed a 9-year-old boy groped her. Then she apologized.
13 Oct 2018 at 9:25pm
A white woman derisively labeled "Cornerstore Caroline" on social media has apologized after video of her appearing to call New York police to say a 9-year-old black boy grabbed her behind was posted online.

After internet mockery, 'Permit Patty' resigns as CEO of cannabis-products co...
26 Jun 2018 at 10:47pm
The woman who threatened to call police on an African-American girl selling water on a San Francisco sidewalk -- and who was mocked online as "Permit Patty" -- has resigned as CEO of TreatWell Health.

A white woman called police on black people barbecuing. This is how the commu...
22 May 2018 at 3:25pm
Hundreds danced to hip-hop and '80s soul music Sunday and listened to local African-American candidates make their pitches. But this cookout in Oakland, California, wasn't just any spring festival.

Admin wants to bring DACA case back to Supreme Court quickly with Kavanaugh in
17 Oct 2018 at 1:13pm
With Brett Kavanaugh on the bench, the Justice Department signaled on Wednesday that it wants to expedite lawsuits concerning Trump administration positions through the lower courts in order to get them before the Supreme Court's newly formed five-justice conservative majority.

The 40 most outrageous lines in Donald Trump's Associated Press interview
17 Oct 2018 at 2:22pm
As part of a media blitz leading up to the 2018 midterm election, President Donald Trump sat down with the Associated Press for a wide-ranging interview. (Sidebar: Are there any other kinds of interviews? Like a narrow-ranging interview?) It was Trump at his most Trump-y, as the President bragged and belittled in equal measure all while demonstrating his now well-known disregard for facts.

Saudi Arabia's money in US politics
16 Oct 2018 at 6:26pm
CNN's Jake Taper highlights Saudi Arabia's long-standing financial influence in US politics.

Michael Cohen meets with prosecutors investigating Trump's family business, c...
17 Oct 2018 at 6:07pm
Michael Cohen and his attorney met Wednesday with a group of state and federal law enforcement officials investigating various aspects of President Donald Trump's family business and charitable organization, according to people familiar with the meeting.

O'Rourke borrows Trump's attack line against Cruz in debate
17 Oct 2018 at 9:51am
Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke aggressively cast Republican Sen. Ted Cruz as "all talk and no action" during the second -- and potentially final -- debate of the Texas Senate race Tuesday night.

The startup shaking up footwear
30 Sep 2018 at 10:38am
Allbirds co-founder Tim Brown came up with the idea for his shoe company after hanging up his soccer cleats.

Dandelion turns your lawn into an air conditioner
2 Oct 2018 at 11:50am
Google spinoff Dandelion unveiled a cheaper way to cool your home. It involves your lawn.

At risk for cancer? This startup will tell you
30 Sep 2018 at 10:39am
Othman Laraki's decision to test his DNA changed his life -- and his career.

The new frontier of home decorating: Doing it online
5 Oct 2018 at 12:43pm
After four emails in about as many hours, I was almost certainly driving Lyndsi Lee crazy.

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Investigation closes in on Saudi Crown Prince's inner circle
17 Oct 2018 at 8:53am
The body of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi was cut into pieces after he was killed two weeks ago at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, a Turkish official told CNN on Tuesday.

Return to Rakhine: 'Genocide never happened in this country'
18 Oct 2018 at 12:46am
As our convoy of white jeeps rattles along the dirt roads through a vast landscape of fertile farmland, it's hard to see any physical evidence of the 392 villages that were burned down in Myanmar's Rakhine State, other than the odd patch of blackened, decaying trees.

New satellite images suggest military buildup in Russia's strategic Baltic en...
17 Oct 2018 at 6:24pm
New satellite imagery shared exclusively with CNN shows Russia appearing to upgrade four of its military installations in Kaliningrad, Russia's strategic outpost on NATO's doorstep.    

Teens among 18 killed in attack at Crimea college, Russia says
18 Oct 2018 at 12:48am
At least 18 people were killed -- most of them teenagers -- and about 50 more injured following an attack in Russian-annexed Crimea, according to Russia.

Japan's long-held global life expectancy reign is ending
18 Oct 2018 at 12:46am
Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy table by 2040, while the United States is set to take a big fall in rankings, new research finds.

Volkswagen's diesel scandal costs hit $33 billion with new Audi penalty
16 Oct 2018 at 12:02pm
Volkswagen has been fined another ?800 million ($926 million) over its diesel emissions scandal, this time because of failings at its Audi subsidiary.

How China's video game crackdown caused a $200 billion stock wipeout for Tencent
16 Oct 2018 at 7:51am
China's crackdown on video games has hammered one of its most valuable companies. And it's unclear when the situation will improve.

Brexit will weaken Europe, isolate Britain and fuel global tensions
15 Oct 2018 at 8:24am

Walmart trims profit outlook after Flipkart purchase
16 Oct 2018 at 7:45am
Walmart warned investors Tuesday that its acquisition of Flipkart will hurt its quarterly profit.

'Crazy Rich Asians' is heading to China. Will it be a hit?
16 Oct 2018 at 4:56am
"Crazy Rich Asians" is finally getting a run in China's lucrative movie market.

The strangest race in Formula One history?
17 Oct 2018 at 5:58am

'Emotional' Alonso faces up to the end
12 Oct 2018 at 12:09pm
Now that his Formula One career is coming to an end, Fernando Alonso admits he's starting to get a little sentimental.

'Essential' all-female racing series to launch in 2019
12 Oct 2018 at 12:07pm

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Mueller's quiet period has not been very quiet
17 Oct 2018 at 7:49pm
Ever since reaching a deal with special counsel Robert Mueller, Paul Manafort has kept the Russia prosecutors busy.

Wall Street Journal: Rod Rosenstein says Mueller investigation is 'appropriat...
17 Oct 2018 at 7:08pm
Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein defended special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe Wednesday as "appropriate and independent," the Wall Street Journal reports.

Don McGahn out as White House counsel, sources say
17 Oct 2018 at 10:59pm
Sources say Wednesday was White House counsel Don McGahn's final day at the White House.

Pompeo warns Saudi prince his future as king is in peril over Khashoggi, sour...
17 Oct 2018 at 9:31pm
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's smiling photo op with Saudi Arabia's crown prince disguised the reality of a blunt, tough meeting in which the top US diplomat told the royal his future as king depends on his handling of Jamal Khashoggi's suspected murder.

Khashoggi disappearance prompts Kushner retreat from Saudi frontlines
18 Oct 2018 at 12:25am
Facing scrutiny for cultivating close ties with Saudi Arabia's powerful and domineering crown prince, Jared Kushner has remained intentionally in the background this week as West Wing officials feared a more public role would prompt backlash, multiple people familiar with the matter say.

The Point: Donald Trump is getting ready to throw Republicans under the bus
17 Oct 2018 at 6:08pm
In a very wild interview with the Associated Press earlier this week, President Donald Trump said something that should make every Republican in Congress a little skittish.

Trump has huge influence over Americans' midterm votes
17 Oct 2018 at 3:44pm
The number of voters who said that the President is a factor in their vote for Congress this year is the highest it's been for any midterm election since Pew began tracking the question in 1982 during Ronald Reagan's first term.

Biden hopes Democrats don't impeach Trump right away
18 Oct 2018 at 12:20am
Former Vice President Joe Biden said he hopes Democrats do not impeach President Donald Trump right away if they take control of the House, arguing they should wait until the conclusion of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation to determine their approach.

The Point: Joe's gonna go (probably)
17 Oct 2018 at 7:30pm
If you are into political tea leaf reading -- and I VERY MUCH am -- then it's hard to see how Joe Biden has spent his fall as anything but clear evidence that, unless something big changes, he's going to run for president in 2020.

EPA ices plan to limit how many health-related studies can be considered in f...
17 Oct 2018 at 7:23pm
The Environmental Protection Agency has put on ice a proposal that would limit the number of health-related studies the agency can consider when drafting regulations -- a rule critics worried would loosen health protections in agency policies.

The Point: Republicans' hypocrisy on the US deficit is stunning, even in Wash...
17 Oct 2018 at 6:38pm
Who'd have thought 10 years ago that Paul Ryan, the young and energetic warrior wonk proselytizing about the danger of budget deficits and the national debt, would be leaving office in 2019 having overseen one of the largest deficit increases in history?

Paul Ryan warns of 'green wave' of money for Democrats
17 Oct 2018 at 6:37pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan pointed to a "green wave" of money that Democrats have infused into the midterm elections, telling a crowd of Republican supporters on Wednesday that "this is our challenge."

Washington Post: September was highest month on record for Border Patrol arre...
17 Oct 2018 at 6:16pm
Border Patrol agents arrested 16,658 family members in September, marking the highest such total for any month, The Washington Post reported Wednesday.

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Letting the sunshine in may kill dust-dwelling bacteria
17 Oct 2018 at 9:17pm
Allowing sunlight in through windows can kill bacteria that live in dust.

Genome sequencing found feasible and informative for pediatric cancer treatment
17 Oct 2018 at 9:17pm
Comprehensive genetic testing of tumors and non-cancerous tissue from pediatric cancer patients is a feasible and clinically useful approach that can guide patient care, according to new findings.

Ancient Andean genomes show distinct adaptations to farming and altitude
17 Oct 2018 at 9:16pm
Ancient populations in the Andes of Peru adapted to their high-altitude environment and the introduction of agriculture in ways distinct from other global populations that faced similar circumstances.

Experts raise safety concerns about cardboard baby boxes
17 Oct 2018 at 6:49pm
Cardboard baby boxes are being promoted for infant sleep as a safe alternative to more traditional cots, bassinets, or Moses baskets, without any evidence in place, warn experts.

US tornado frequency shifting eastward from Great Plains
17 Oct 2018 at 5:28pm
A new study finds that over the past four decades, tornado frequency has increased over a large swath of the Midwest and Southeast and decreased in portions of the central and southern Great Plains, a region traditionally associated with Tornado Alley.

Arctic greening thaws permafrost, boosts runoff
17 Oct 2018 at 5:28pm
A new collaborative study has investigated Arctic shrub-snow interactions to obtain a better understanding of the far north's tundra and vast permafrost system. Incorporating extensive in situ observations, scientists tested their theories with a novel 3D computer model and confirmed that shrubs can lead to significant degradation of the permafrost layer that has remained frozen for tens of thousands of years. These interactions are driving increases in discharges of fresh water into rivers, lakes and oceans.

Largest autism sequencing study to date yields 102 genes associated with ASD
17 Oct 2018 at 5:28pm
In the largest genetic sequencing study of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to date, researchers have identified 102 genes associated with ASD, and report significant progress toward teasing apart the genes associated with ASD from those associated with intellectual disability and developmental delay, conditions between which there is often overlap.

Simple test may help predict long-term outcome after stroke
17 Oct 2018 at 5:28pm
A simple test taken within a week of a stroke may help predict how well people will have recovered up to three years later.

Eliminating emissions in India and China could add years to people's lives
17 Oct 2018 at 5:28pm
In a recent study, researchers wanted to know how replacing coal-fired powerplants in China and India with clean, renewable energy could benefit human health and save lives in the future. The researchers found that eliminating harmful emissions from powerplants could save an estimated annual 15 million years of life in China and 11 million years of life in India.

A 150-year-old drug might improve radiation therapy for cancer
17 Oct 2018 at 5:28pm
A drug first identified 150 years ago and used as a smooth-muscle relaxant might make tumors more sensitive to radiation therapy. Researchers found that the drug papaverine inhibits the respiration of mitochondria, the oxygen-consuming and energy-making components of cells, and sensitizes model tumors to radiation. They found that the drug does not affect the radiation sensitivity of well-oxygenated normal tissues.

Conceptual framework to study role of exercise in multiple sclerosis
17 Oct 2018 at 2:53pm
Researchers have proposed a conceptual framework for examining the relationship between exercise and adaptive neuroplasticity in the population with multiple sclerosis (MS).

First GWAS analysis of 'type 1.5 diabetes' reveals links between immune and m...
17 Oct 2018 at 2:53pm
Scientists who performed the largest-ever genetic study of a puzzling type of adult-onset diabetes have uncovered new connections to the two major types of diabetes, offering intriguing insights into more accurate diagnosis and better treatment. Latent automimmune diabetes in adults (LADA) is a relatively common disorder that shares features of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes.

How does brain structure influence performance on language tasks?
17 Oct 2018 at 2:21pm
The architecture of each person's brain is unique, and differences may influence how quickly people can complete various cognitive tasks. But how neuroanatomy impacts performance is largely an open question. To learn more, scientists are developing a new tool -- computational models of the brain -- to simulate how the structure of the brain may impact brain activity and, ultimately, human behavior.

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Red Sox ground Astros again, take 3-1 ALCS lead
by By Stephen Hewitt
18 Oct 2018 at 12:00am

HOUSTON ? The Red Sox made things look easy during the regular season. Their latest postseason triumph was anything but, and likely left fans in Boston pulling their hair out, and losing years off their life.

But it counted all the same, and now, they're knocking on the door of another berth in the World Series.

Andrew Benintendi made a game-saving, diving catch on a looper to left with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to preserve a heart-stopping 8-6 win over the Astros.


Red Sox notebook: Fans interfere, deny Mookie Betts catch on Jose Altuve blast
by By Stephen Hewitt, Jason Mastrodonato, Red Sox Notebook
18 Oct 2018 at 12:00am

HOUSTON ? Mookie Betts looked like he was about to make one of the best catches in recent playoff memory.

Then a fan got in the way.

The Red Sox led the Astros 2-0 in the bottom of the first inning in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series last night when controversy erupted. With a man on, Jose Altuve jumped on a 2-1 fastball from Rick Porcello and drove it to right, where it looked to have just enough distance to become a game-tying home run.


Bruins notebook: Legalization in Canada ignites marijuana debate
by By Steve Conroy
18 Oct 2018 at 12:00am

CALGARY, Alberta ?The news of the day here in Canada has been all about the legalization of marijuana that became official yesterday.

And the topic made it?s way into the Saddledome after the Bruins morning skate in preparation for their game against the Calgary Flames last night. Edmonton Oilers superstar Connor McDavid made some news in recent days in saying ?you?d be stupid not to look into it? when the subject of using cannabis to manage pain came up.


Bruins fall to Flames to open road trip, win streak ends at four
by By Steve Conroy
18 Oct 2018 at 12:00am

CALGARY?The Bruins tried to overcome a disastrous first period at the Saddledome on Wednesday night and they hung around till the end, but they just could not get out of their own way. As a result, they kicked off their four-game Canadian road trip with a 5-2 loss to the Calgary Flames, snapping the B's four-game win streak.


Friday
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17 Oct 2018 at 12:00am
Rain showers in the morning becoming more intermittent in the afternoon. High 49F. Winds NNW at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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17 Oct 2018 at 12:00am
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17 Oct 2018 at 12:00am
Cloudy with showers. High 47F. Winds N at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 50%.

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Most burger chains fail on annual antibiotics report card
17 Oct 2018 at 5:44am
Twenty-five of the top US burger chains were graded on their antibiotic policies in a collaborative report released Wednesday. Only two chains received As, Shake Shack and BurgerFi; the other 23 got a D minus or F.

Spain to lead Japan in global life expectancy, US continues to to slide
18 Oct 2018 at 12:46am
Spain will overtake Japan's long-held position at the top of the world's life expectancy table by 2040, while the United States is set to take a big fall in rankings, new research finds.

First child in Florida has died of flu this season, state reports
16 Oct 2018 at 11:47am
A Florida child died due to flu-related illness during the week ended October 6, according to the state's Department of Health. The child, the first to die in the state, had not received a flu vaccination.

Abuse of women in European parliaments widespread
16 Oct 2018 at 5:02am
Sexism, harassment and violence against women are widespread in European parliaments, according to a study published Tuesday.

Family makes last-minute plea to keep 9-year-old daughter on ventilator
17 Oct 2018 at 3:57pm
The parents of a 9-year-old girl who was declared brain-dead have filed another request to extend a temporary restraining order to keep their daughter on a ventilator. A judge agreed to extend the order until next Monday, their attorney says.

Young survivor of rare polio-like illness now thriving
13 Oct 2018 at 11:26am
Lydia Pilarowski had a fever and cough that developed into intense pain, she had unusual weakness, and she couldn't move her left arm.

Climate change to cause global beer shortage, study says
15 Oct 2018 at 11:00am
Beer is the prom king of alcoholic beverages, winning the popularity contest in terms of total volumes drunk. And because its main ingredient, barley, is sensitive to extreme drought and heat, climate change will cause undue pain for all who love their lager, new research suggests.

How climate change will affect your health
12 Oct 2018 at 5:34am
A new report from the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warns of dire consequences if governments don't make "rapid, far-reaching, and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society" to stem global warming. But the planet isn't the only thing at risk as temperatures rise; your health might be in danger, too.

As global temperatures rise, so will mental health issues, study says
8 Oct 2018 at 3:00pm
No matter where we live, weather touches each of us daily and the warming effects of climate change go beyond the physical environment.

A young mom's powerful obituary is shedding light on opioid addiction
17 Oct 2018 at 9:50am
A young Vermont mother who died as a result of opioid addiction is being memorialized by her family in a fearless obituary calling for a more open understanding of the illness that took her life.

India treats 'Netflix addiction' as internet use surges
17 Oct 2018 at 1:20pm
"Netflix and chill" has morphed into an apparent case of "Netflix addiction" for a man in India, where the video-streaming site has surged as areas long cut off from the internet get connected with on-demand entertainment.

US fertility rates down, first-time moms getting older
17 Oct 2018 at 11:54am
First-time mothers in the United States grew older on average over the past decade while total fertility rates declined, a new government report shows.

Climate change endangers dozens of World Heritage sites
16 Oct 2018 at 11:28am
Climate change endangers dozens of World Heritage sites with flooding and erosion, according to a new study.

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She came, she saw, she conquered, British woman claims conker crown
16 Oct 2018 at 2:44am
Standing in a rain soaked English village, more than 200 competitors armed with horse chestnuts dangling from shoelaces faced off for the World Conker Championship.

Kangaroo attacks couple in northeastern Australia, injures woman
15 Oct 2018 at 12:56am
Australian wildlife carers Jim and Linda Smith are lucky to be alive, an ambulance official said, after they were attacked by a kangaroo in northeastern Queensland state.

Rwandan entrepreneur woos drinkers with beetroot wine
14 Oct 2018 at 5:35am
Rwandans enjoy eating beetroot but entrepreneur Assumpta Uwamariya has found a novel use for the vegetable - turning it into a red wine that has proven popular with customers in several African countries and even as far away as Germany.

A wagging finger sticking out of your mobile phone is creepy. Why?
11 Oct 2018 at 10:41am
A French researcher has invented a robot finger that attaches to your mobile phone. It can wriggle across your desk. It can stroke your hand. And guess what? It's creepy. No, really, watch the video. Creepy, see?

Purrfect job; Russian town hires cat chief to attend to strays
10 Oct 2018 at 2:41pm
It was an unusual job advert. Wanted: Cat chief. Location: Zelenogradsk, Russia: Duties: Tending to the town's approximately 70 stray cats.

Axe throwing takes aim at sunny Los Angeles
10 Oct 2018 at 5:15am
Axe throwing may not seem to have a place in Los Angeles, where sun and surf reign supreme, but the city's first venue featuring the niche sport is counting on people to ditch the waves for steel hatchets.

And the fattest bear in Alaska is ... 409 Beadnose
9 Oct 2018 at 11:57pm
In an Alaska clash of tubby titans that has become a social media sensation, a shaggy, brown and possibly pregnant mother known as 409 Beadnose was crowned on Tuesday as Fattest Bear of 2018.

Dogs owners march on UK parliament demanding new Brexit 'Wooferendum'
7 Oct 2018 at 3:20pm
Around a thousand dogs and their owners marched on Britain's parliament on Sunday demanding an end to Brexit via a second vote on the terms of the country's exit from the European Union.

Whoops! Typos on highway signs vex drivers from New York to Ohio
4 Oct 2018 at 12:07pm
When a typo appears on a road sign, fixing the error is not as easy as hitting "backspace" or opening a giant container of Wite-Out. In some cases, it can take more than 50 years.

Houston officials block brothel from featuring sex dolls
3 Oct 2018 at 5:29pm
The Houston City Council on Wednesday prevented what was billed as the first brothel in the United States equipped with sex dolls from opening in the Texas city, altering a local ordinance to block the business and any others like it.

Paddle your own pumpkin: German racers swap boats for vegetables
3 Oct 2018 at 12:32pm
With a look of apprehension, a blond woman clad in a wetsuit wobbles her way onto a lake in western Germany in a huge, hollowed-out vegetable.

Putting on the dog: Thai ad agency employees bring pets to work
2 Oct 2018 at 11:36am
Nimo bounds out of a car in a rush to get to work at a Bangkok advertising agency, but Nimo is no ordinary employee.

Boris and Brexit gym punchbags help Londoners vent their rage
28 Sep 2018 at 12:58pm
Londoners fed up with Brexit can vent their rage with a special gym routine that includes high-intensity exercises like pummeling punchbags bearing photographs of some of the main players like Boris Johnson and Jean-Claude Juncker.