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24 Aug 2019 at 12:57pm

Mega Millions Winning Number for 08/23/2019 Friday
24 Aug 2019 at 12:34am

Draw ID: 2323
Winning Number: 11-15-37-54-68     Mega Ball: 21     Megaplier: 2
Current Jackpot: $90 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 08/27/2019 Tuesday
Estimated Jackpot: $103 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $72.3 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/yIaSiDh17Qg


Powerball Winning Number for 08/21/2019 Wednesday
22 Aug 2019 at 12:52am

Draw ID: 997
Winning Number: 12-21-22-29-32     Powerball: 21     Powerplay: 2
Current Jackpot: $40 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 08/24/2019 Saturday
Estimated Jackpot: $50 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $35.7 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/uC90bGyMiIk


Lucky for Life Winning Number for 08/22/2019 Thursday
22 Aug 2019 at 11:31pm

Draw ID: 777
Winning Number: 07-09-14-22-42     Lucky Ball: 14
Current Jackpot: $1,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 08/26/2019 Monday
Estimated Jackpot: $1,000
Video: https://youtu.be/keQMb8juelA


Megabucks Doubler Winning Number for 08/21/2019 Wednesday
21 Aug 2019 at 11:10pm

Draw ID: 3749
Winning Number: 11-18-23-27-37-43     ST Doubler: 2
Current Jackpot: $4,291,038
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 08/24/2019 Saturday
Estimated Jackpot: $4,400,000
Estimated Cash Option: $3,730,000
Video: https://youtu.be/iPxuf4hJ-RY


Mass Cash Winning Number for 08/23/2019 Friday
23 Aug 2019 at 10:03pm

Draw ID: 5209
Winning Number: 05-27-28-30-33
Current Jackpot: $100,000
Jackpot Winners: 1
Location: Worcester
Next Draw Date: 08/24/2019 Saturday
Estimated Jackpot: $100,000
Video: https://youtu.be/q4YlJSVOMPU


Numbers Game Winning Number for 08/23/2019 Friday Evening
23 Aug 2019 at 7:58pm

Draw ID: 19222
Winning Number: 6-6-6-6
Next Draw Date: 08/24/2019 Saturday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $2,809   Exact 3: $393   Exact 2: $34   Exact 1: $3
Any 4: $2,809   Any First 3: $393   Any Last 3: $393
Video: https://youtu.be/1nlq3Ddnzxc


Numbers Game Winning Number for 08/24/2019 Saturday Mid-Day
24 Aug 2019 at 12:57pm

Draw ID: 19223
Winning Number: 5-5-1-4
Next Draw Date: 08/25/2019 Sunday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $6,071   Exact 3: $850   Exact 2: $73   Exact 1: $7
Any 4: $506   Any First 3: $283   Any Last 3: $142
Video: https://youtu.be/N0UC1L3rnjM


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New backpacks, lesson plans ? and active shooter drills. Teachers prepare stu...
24 Aug 2019 at 4:06pm
At the end of a recent meeting, middle school teacher Cassie Lopez and her colleagues were handed a large bucket, kitty litter and a pop-up shower curtain.

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Teacher tells students if he were a school shooter, the body count would be 1...
23 Aug 2019 at 11:05pm
A Florida high school teacher was placed on administrative leave after he told students he'd "be the best school shooter" with a "1,000 person body count."

Parkland father's emotional appeal to Trump on gun debate: 'Enough. Stay out ...
22 Aug 2019 at 8:31pm
The father of a victim in last year's deadly mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, had an emotional message for President Donald Trump Thursday: "Stay out" of the discussion about how to prevent gun violence until "you're ready to actually be a serious participant in this conversation."

Potential mass shootings thwarted in 3 states
19 Aug 2019 at 7:46am
Authorities this weekend announced they had foiled three potential mass shootings after arresting three men in different states who expressed interest in or threatened to carry them out.

Trump claims an 'absolute right' to order US companies out of China
24 Aug 2019 at 12:17pm
President Donald Trump claimed he has the "absolute right" to "order" US companies to stop doing business with China that would involve using his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way under a 1977 law.

Opinion: Call him King Trump
24 Aug 2019 at 3:16pm
There are countries that have endured unhinged leaders before. I'm thinking of Britain during the reign of King George III, whose years of delusion were depicted in the 1994 film "The Madness of King George." Our current civic stress test in the United States is coming courtesy of a President whose narcissistic impulses seem to be getting worse. Two recent days crystallized those concerns.

Analysis: Six polls and more than 6,000 interviews show Trump's approval drop...
24 Aug 2019 at 10:03am
First things first: The theme song of the week is the ESPN's SportsCentury.

Economist: Nothing like this has ever happened in US history
23 Aug 2019 at 1:50pm
Austan Goolsbee, the former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama, reacts to President Trump's tweet asking if Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell or Chinese President Xi Jinping is the bigger enemy to America.

A Mexican and an American crossed the border on a high wire
24 Aug 2019 at 8:57am
As politicians on Capitol Hill clashed over immigration, Corbin Kunst had a different struggle ahead of him: successfully crossing the Mexico-US border hundreds of feet in the air.

Obama tweeted his summer 2019 playlist. Yes, 'Old Town Road' made the cut
24 Aug 2019 at 2:25pm
What do Lil Nas X, Steely Dan and Lizzo have in common? Maybe nothing other than that they're all high up on former President Barack Obama's summer 2019 playlist -- but that's a pretty cool place to be.

Trump dines with Macron amid tensions
24 Aug 2019 at 11:23am
President Trump's first stop during the G7 summit in France was lunch with his host, French President Emmanuel Macron.

Trump belittles Jerome Powell: He's not much of a chess player
23 Aug 2019 at 11:57pm
President Trump speaks to reporters before heading to France for the G7 summit.

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Can a new Lyme disease vaccine overcome a history of distrust and failure?
by The Boston Globe
24 Aug 2019 at 12:40pm
Researchers are developing two vaccine or vaccine-like approaches to prevent this increasingly problematic disease.

Aerial mosquito spraying scheduled for weekend
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 11:50am
Spraying will start Sunday in Worcester and Middlesex counties.

Pedestrian struck and killed by police cruiser
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 11:35am
A man struck downtown on Friday night has died of his injuries.

Here's what Michelle and Barack Obama are up to on their Martha's Vineyard va...
by Brittany Bowker
24 Aug 2019 at 11:21am
It's week three, and the former President and First Lady are frequenting favorite spots.

4 Celtics to represent Team USA in FIBA World Cup
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 11:06am
USA Basketball World Cup roster set, after Kyle Kuzma of the Lakers leaves with ankle injury

How a bitter divorce battle on Earth led to claims of a crime in space
by New York Times Service
24 Aug 2019 at 10:03am
A couple?s domestic troubles on Earth, it seemed, had extended into outer space.

After mixed first year, casino celebrates with birthday bash
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 9:58am
One year after opening, MGM Springfield has underperformed and shed hundreds of jobs.

Housing project welcomes homeless veterans
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 9:42am
A ribbon-cutting ceremony is planned for Sept. 6.

'Peace park' removes United Nations flag after objections
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 8:50am
Sherborn residents say the flag violated their property agreement.

One killed, three injured in rash of shootings overnight in Dorchester
by The Boston Globe
24 Aug 2019 at 8:42am
A man was fatally shot in the area of 91 Westview St. about 3:40 a.m. Saturday morning.

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Six-month-old girl in critical condition after father brings her across borde...
by David Aaro
24 Aug 2019 at 4:06pm
A six-month-old girl is in critical condition at a Texas hospital after U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) agents apprehended her, her father and 21 other people who illegally crossed the Rio Grande into the United States, officials said Saturday.

Elle Macpherson, 55, shows off massage technique that she claims shrinks her ...
by Jessica Napoli
24 Aug 2019 at 3:32pm
Elle Macpherson is a huge fan of a new beauty technique.

Rashida Tlaib says Trump is ?scared? of her and the ?Squad?
by Adam Shaw
24 Aug 2019 at 3:25pm
Rep. Rashida Tlaib, in an interview published Saturday, said that President Trump is ?scared? of her and her fellow ?Squad? members ? in the wake of her canceled trip to Israel and the subsequent feud with the president.

California health officials warn of possible measles exposure at Disneyland, ...
by Robert Gearty
24 Aug 2019 at 3:04pm
California health officials say visitors to Disneyland, Universal Studios and other tourist destinations in the Los Angeles area may have been exposed to measles earlier this month.

Radio host criticizes Dems using Bible to push taxes, economic policy
by Sam Dorman
24 Aug 2019 at 2:34pm
Democrats shouldn't use Jesus to justify socialist economic policies and doing so cheapens the historic figure, radio host Mike Slater argued on Saturday.

Shaw Air Force Base will pause operations after rise in suicides
by David Aaro
24 Aug 2019 at 2:30pm
Shaw Air Force Base in South Carolina is planning a tactical stand-down over three days in August and September to help those at the base "recharge" following the suicides of three airmen in the past year

Florida mom teaches young daughter a lesson in gratitude: 'sis needed a small...
by Paulina Dedaj
24 Aug 2019 at 2:18pm
Parents everywhere are praising one Florida mom after she showed her daughter some tough love earlier this month in a lesson about being grateful. 

Amb. Grenell: German CEOs 'racing' into the US because of pro-growth environment
by Sam Dorman
24 Aug 2019 at 2:14pm
Richard Grenell, the U.S. ambassador to Germany, that America's pro-growth strategies attracted German CEOs to the nation's "humming" economy.

Kit Harington to play Dane Whitman in Marvel's 'Eternals'
by Jessica Napoli
24 Aug 2019 at 2:01pm
Kit Harington is set to play Dane Whitman/Black Knight in Marvel's "Eternals."

Singer Eddie Money reveals he has stage 4 esophageal cancer
by Jessica Napoli
24 Aug 2019 at 1:54pm
Eddie Money says he has stage 4 esophageal cancer.

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2 Dead After Car Crashes Into New Haven Deli Market
24 Aug 2019 at 3:54pm


Two people have died after a car plowed into a business in New Haven's Fair Haven section late Friday night.

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Family Reacts After Meriden Mom Found Dead in Waterbury
by JAMIE RATLIFF
24 Aug 2019 at 12:11pm


Police say remains found in Waterbury are that of 31-year-old Perrie Mason, a Meriden woman reported missing Sunday.

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Vt. Drugged Driver Hits, Kills Traffic Flagger, Police Say
by KAITLIN MCKINLEY BECKER
24 Aug 2019 at 12:51pm


A construction zone flagger who was struck by an impaired driver Friday morning has died, Vermont State Police say.James Alger, an employee of the LPD Traffic Control Services, was directing traffic in...

Saturday Is Pick of the Weekend. Touch of Fall in the Air
by DENISE ISAAC
24 Aug 2019 at 12:40pm


A touch of fall is certainly in the air this weekend as we enjoy low humidity and cooler temperatures.A few clouds will move in this afternoon near the coast while bright sun will prevail inland.
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Man Driving Car Full of Balloons Leads Police on Chase
by KAITLIN MCKINLEY BECKER
24 Aug 2019 at 12:42pm


Police officers in Nashua, New Hampshire, were led on an overnight chase by a man driving a car stuffed full of balloons.State police received a call around 3:30 a.m. Thursday for a report of a hazardous...

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Man Killed, 3 Others Shot in 4 Separate Dorchester Shootings
by KAITLIN MCKINLEY BECKER
24 Aug 2019 at 12:55pm


One person died and three others were injured in four separate shootings overnight in Dorchester, Boston police confirm.The fatal shooting happened around 3:40 a.m. on Westview Way, which was blocked off...

Mass. State Police Union Donated $178K to Lawmakers
by KAREN HENSEL and JIM HADDADIN
24 Aug 2019 at 6:54am


Fallout from a federal investigation into the former head of the Massachusetts State Police union is continuing on Beacon Hill.The former president of the State Police Association of Massachusetts, Dana...

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Pedestrian Struck, Killed by Brockton Police Cruiser
by MIKE PESCARO and ALEC GREANEY
24 Aug 2019 at 2:48pm


A pedestrian who was hit by a police cruiser Friday night in Brockton, Massachusetts, has died, officials say.The crash happened around 8:30 p.m. on Main Street and involved a Brockton Police vehicle,...

Caught on Camera: Seaplane Plunges Into Maine Lake, No Deaths
23 Aug 2019 at 7:21pm


Law enforcement officials say two men escaped serious injury when a float plane crashed into Rangeley Lake.Video showed the plane attempting to take off and then losing altitude and splashing into the water on...

Sick Boy, 3, Who Can't Leave Home Gets Special Concert
by MELISSA BUJA and ELI ROSENBERG
23 Aug 2019 at 7:17pm


A 3-year-old Massachusetts boy who has been battling brain cancer for months was the guest of honor at a special concert at his Weymouth home.Quinn Waters has been in isolation since his last round of...
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Low Humidity, Plenty of Sunshine in New England This Weekend
by TIM KELLEY
24 Aug 2019 at 7:23am


High pressure in southeastern Canada is in control of our weather through the weekend and into early next week.That means nice low humidity and comfortable sleeping, with plenty of sunshine for most of...
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Green Beret From Chicopee Killed in Afghanistan Is Remembered
by CAROLINE CONNOLLY, KARLA RENDON-ALVAREZ and ASHER KLEIN
23 Aug 2019 at 7:12pm


As the body of a decorated member of U.S. Special Forces was returned to home soil from Afghanistan on Friday, the Massachusetts native was remembered by the woman who took him when he was a teenager as a "very...

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Positive E. Coli Test Prompts Boil Water Order on NH Seacoast
by MIKE PESCARO
23 Aug 2019 at 10:27pm


People in the New Hampshire communities of Hampton, North Hampton and Rye are being advised to boil their water before using it.E. coli bacteria were detected in water sampled Wednesday, the Aquarion...

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Trump Asserts He Can Force U.S. Companies to Leave China
by Peter Baker and Keith Bradsher
24 Aug 2019 at 4:00pm
The president cited a national security law from 1977 that has never before been used to cut economic ties with a major power in a trade dispute.

Trump Ordered U.S. Companies to Leave China. Is That Possible?
by Keith Bradsher and Alan Rappeport
24 Aug 2019 at 2:49pm
The country offers irresistible convenience and a huge domestic market. Still, slowly but surely, some companies are cutting ties.

Trade Turmoil Gives Democrats an Opening to Hit Trump on Economy
by Jim Tankersley and Thomas Kaplan
24 Aug 2019 at 3:59pm
Democratic candidates have taken a calibrated approach to talking about the economy, but the trade war with China provides a potent new line of attack.

Tainted Water, Ignored Warnings and a Boss With a Criminal Past
by Nick Corasaniti, Corey Kilgannon and John Schwartz
24 Aug 2019 at 4:29pm
How a long line of questionable decisions led to the crisis over lead contamination in Newark.

As the Amazon Burns, Europe Seizes Title of Climate Champion
by Norimitsu Onishi
24 Aug 2019 at 3:22pm
With the Trump administration nearly silent, European leaders have energetically stepped in to take up the mantle of leadership. A trade deal could be at stake.

Trump Raves Over Macron at G7, While Aides Slam France
by Michael D. Shear
24 Aug 2019 at 3:41pm
The orchestrated message underscored the deep rift between President Trump and his counterparts. But Mr. Trump, who tweeted about New York subways, was also focused elsewhere.

How Uber Got Lost
by Mike Isaac
24 Aug 2019 at 4:29pm
The once-swaggering company is losing more money and growing more slowly than ever. What happened?

The Police Photoshopped His Mug Shot for a Lineup. He?s Not the Only One.
by Nicholas Bogel-Burroughs
24 Aug 2019 at 4:29pm
When witness descriptions made no mention of a suspect?s facial tattoos, the police airbrushed them away for an identification lineup. The practice goes beyond one case.

11 of Our Best Weekend Reads
by Remy Tumin
23 Aug 2019 at 5:32pm
Venus Williams gets her due. A father-son journey in Iceland. How Uber got lost. The legacy of ?Sesame Street.? And more.

Marsha Stephanie Blake Reads ?Despite the Losses, So Much Gained?
24 Aug 2019 at 3:42pm
The ?When They See Us? actress reads an essay about the need for gratitude and humor in times of grief.

The Most Notorious Weapon Ever Produced?
by Valerie Insinna
24 Aug 2019 at 3:42pm
There are no simple answers for fixing the F-35 program, as tempting as it is to look for a single root cause for its problems.

What if We All Ate a Bit Less Meat?
by Jillian Mock and John Schwartz
24 Aug 2019 at 3:42pm
Also this week, how an economic downturn could affect climate change.

The Ravaging of Amazonia
by Vanessa Barbara
24 Aug 2019 at 4:24pm
A global treasure lies at the mercy of the smallest, dullest, pettiest of men.

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Obi-Wan Kenobi and 'The Mandalorian' bring the Force to Disney+
23 Aug 2019 at 11:22pm
Obi-Wan Kenobi will bring the Force to Disney+, which -- along with the first trailer for "The Mandalorian" -- capped the studio's presentation for its new streaming service at the D23 Expo.

Kirsten Dunst shines in quirky 'On Becoming a God in Central Florida'
23 Aug 2019 at 8:36am
"On Becoming a God in Central Florida" is every bit as quirky as its title in mostly good ways, foremost by providing a darkly comic vehicle for Kirsten Dunst, who sinks her teeth into this jaundiced look at the pursuit of the American Dream.

Lizzie McGuire is going from 13 to 30
24 Aug 2019 at 6:51am
In the words of a teenage girl who snuck away from her class trip to Rome to stand in for an Italian popstar: This is what dreams are made of.

Lara Spencer apologizes for criticizing Prince George's ballet lessons
24 Aug 2019 at 7:25am
"Good Morning America" co-anchor Lara Spencer has apologized after she was accused of making a sexist and stereotypical comment about one of Prince George's favorite pastimes.

In the battle over Spider-Man, everyone may lose
23 Aug 2019 at 11:38am
Peter Parker has long history as loveable loser throughout his adventures as Spider-Man, the comic book superhero who pioneered the notion that the good guy might win the day against the supervillain, but still come up short paying the rent or inadvertently standing up a date.

Missy Elliott drops surprise album
23 Aug 2019 at 6:06pm
Missy Elliott took a page from Beyoncé's book overnight by dropping a surprise five-track album called "Iconology."

'13 Reasons Why' and other shows to watch this weekend
23 Aug 2019 at 8:51am
Netflix's "13 Reasons Why" is back for Season 3, and the kids of Liberty High are still obsessed with the killing of Bryce Walker.

'Ballers' star Dwayne Johnson pays tribute to the show amid cancellation news
23 Aug 2019 at 1:35pm
Although HBO announced Thursday that it was ending its slick sports comedy "Ballers" with the upcoming fifth season, star Dwayne Johnson has suggested to fans that this is a positive move.

That time Jared Harris maybe helped a murderer get away
22 Aug 2019 at 4:20pm
A little over an hour with "Chernobyl" star and Emmy nominee Jared Harris will take you into some dark corners of conversation.

How Pink came to Taylor Swift's defense after that VMA moment
23 Aug 2019 at 12:33pm
It's been a decade since Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's acceptance speech at the 2009 MTV Video Music Awards, but people are still talking about the incident.

Taylor Swift's new album features surprise cameos
23 Aug 2019 at 6:42am
In "London Boy," the eleventh track on Taylor Swift's seventh album, Lover, the country singer turned pop superstar sets out her love for the British capital, from Camden Market to Highgate to Brixton.

The hand on that iconic 'American Beauty' poster actually belongs to a famous...
23 Aug 2019 at 9:46am
Remember that iconic poster for the Oscar-winning 1999 movie "American Beauty?"

Miley Cyrus denies cheating on Liam Hemsworth in series of tweets
22 Aug 2019 at 3:29pm
Miley Cyrus posted about what she's going through currently in a series of tweets on Thursday, telling followers she never cheated on her estranged husband Liam Hemsworth.

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An 18-year-old woman won a 100-mile endurance race with a free horse from Cra...
24 Aug 2019 at 4:16pm
After 16 hours pushing through the world's most rigorous endurance horse race, 18-year-old Sanoma Blakeley and her horse Goober were sprinting all-out under a black sky in California's Gold Rush country.

Teachers and parents prepare students for a new school year after a deadly su...
24 Aug 2019 at 4:06pm
Prepping for back to school used to mean new backpacks for the students and new lesson plans for teachers. But as the nation wrestles with the pervasive issue of mass shootings, going back to school means something completely different.

Victim's family said they can rest after a Florida man was convicted of mansl...
24 Aug 2019 at 3:53pm
The man who fatally shot Markeis McGlockton in a controversial "stand your ground case" was found guilty by a jury Friday night, and McGlockton's family says they can now begin to heal.

Delaware man accused of threatening mass violence at food warehouse
24 Aug 2019 at 3:30pm
A Delaware man has been arrested after allegedly assaulting a supervisor and making threats of mass violence at the food distribution warehouse where he worked, Maryland State Police said.

'Black Panther' sequel release date announced
24 Aug 2019 at 3:25pm
"Black Panther" fans can finally mark their calendars for the highly-anticipated sequel.

New York Times: Astronaut accessed estranged spouse's bank account in possibl...
24 Aug 2019 at 3:18pm
NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, The New York Times reported Friday -- potentially the first criminal allegation from space.

The Don who would be King
24 Aug 2019 at 3:16pm
After Trump's mini-press conference on Wednesday and tweetstorm on Friday. John Avlon writes we should not be lulled into a false sense of normality by the spectacle of this President, who appears to think he's both the anointed one and a monarch. This is not a reality show, Avlon writes, this is our democracy at stake.

Yes, Donald Trump really believes he is 'the chosen one'
24 Aug 2019 at 3:08pm
In the midst of answering a question about the ongoing trade war with China on Wednesday, President Donald Trump turned from reporters, looked to heavens and proclaimed, "I am the chosen one."

Trump arrives for G7 summit as global disputes threaten unity
24 Aug 2019 at 2:58pm
As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France's Atlantic coast for a weekend of talks few believe can solve any of it.

Trump wants to welcome Russia back into G7. John McCain must be rolling in hi...
24 Aug 2019 at 2:54pm
Bad behavior should never be rewarded. By allowing Russia back into the G7 while it continues to disrupt the rules based international order, western leaders would be setting a bad precedent, writes Michael Bociurkiw.

US seizes 52,000 gun parts illegally imported from China to California
24 Aug 2019 at 2:39pm
Federal officials in Southern California say they've seized more than $378,000 worth of firearms parts that arrived illegally from China.

Not hyped for the return of college football? Michael Irvin's epic speech sho...
24 Aug 2019 at 2:36pm
In case you haven't heard, college football is officially back this weekend. But it's unlikely that you're anywhere near as amped up as Michael Irvin.

2 women plead guilty in plot to commit terror attack in US
24 Aug 2019 at 2:32pm
Two New York women who plotted to build a bomb for a terrorist attack in the United States face 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to federal charges, authorities say.

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Woman says online she couldn't ask for better kids. Then she killed them and ...
23 Aug 2019 at 11:59am
A Georgia mother fatally shot the two adult children she had with a City of Atlanta official before killing herself, police and a spokesman for the official said Thursday.

Real estate agent accused of burglarizing homes of celebrities including Ushe...
23 Aug 2019 at 6:56pm
A Beverly Hills real estate agent and another man are accused of burglarizing celebrities' homes in Southern California, sometimes during open-house viewings, prosecutors say.

Florida executes the 'I-95 killer' who targeted gay men across Southeast
23 Aug 2019 at 12:08am
Florida has put to death the man known as the "I-95 killer," who was convicted of killing three people and admitted to killing several more in a 1994 spree targeting gay men.

Former federal prosecutor to investigate Jussie Smollett case
23 Aug 2019 at 9:59pm
In a move widely expected to revive the national media spotlight on hate crime allegations made by "Empire" actor Jussie Smollett, a Chicago judge on Friday announced the appointment of a special prosecutor to investigate how local prosecutors handled the TV actor's case.

Trump court pick denounced feminists, gay-rights groups and diversity efforts...
22 Aug 2019 at 5:13pm
A White House aide nominated by President Donald Trump for a federal appeals court seat has a history of denouncing women's marches against sexual assault, dismissing education about multicultural awareness and accusing a major LGBTQ group of exploiting the brutal murder of a gay student for political ends.

Walsh says he is 'strongly, strongly considering' challenging Trump in Republ...
22 Aug 2019 at 8:21am
Former Illinois GOP Rep. Joe Walsh, who has been publicly mulling a 2020 primary challenge to President Donald Trump, said Thursday he is "strongly, strongly considering" entering the race.

Trump honors 'Mr. Basketball' with Medal of Freedom
22 Aug 2019 at 6:08pm
President Donald Trump awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former Boston Celtics point guard and basketball coach Bob Cousy Thursday afternoon at the White House.

Analysis: 2020 field is going to start shrinking faster
22 Aug 2019 at 9:11am
On Wednesday night, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee became the third major Democratic candidate to drop out of the 2020 race. He's not likely to be the last to say goodbye in the next few weeks.

Is a recession coming? Here's how to tell
21 Aug 2019 at 9:18am
Warning bells are going off about a possible recession in America, perhaps in time for the 2020 election. The key to whether the US economy keeps growing or stalls rests largely on consumers, and whether or not they keep spending.

What China's new tariffs mean for you
23 Aug 2019 at 6:03pm
It's hard to keep up with the tit-for-tat trade war between the United States and China.

Apple warns not to keep its credit card by leather. Or denim. Or loose change.
23 Aug 2019 at 4:10pm
Apple's new titanium credit card comes with a potential headache that will be familiar to iPhone users everywhere: It can get scuffed up a little too easily in the real world.

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Shirtless man accused of attacking 4 people

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Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city
23 Aug 2019 at 1:05pm
Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began.

Trump lunches with Macron amid tension on tariffs
24 Aug 2019 at 11:23am
President Trump's first stop during the G7 summit in France was lunch with his host, French President Emmanuel Macron.

Putin orders response to US missile test
23 Aug 2019 at 8:31am
Russian President Vladimir Putin has ordered his military to prepare a "symmetrical response" to a recent US test of a cruise missile, the Kremlin said in a statement Friday.

France opens Epstein rape investigation
23 Aug 2019 at 10:19am
The Paris prosecutor's office has opened an investigation into Jeffrey Epstein, it confirmed on Friday.

Romance scam 'targeted women worldwide'
24 Aug 2019 at 7:08am
The Japanese woman and a man claiming to be a US Army captain stationed in Syria started communicating in March 2016 on an international social network.

Carlos Ghosn's wife asks Macron for help
22 Aug 2019 at 3:38pm
Carole Ghosn, the wife of embattled auto executive Carlos Ghosn, has for months been blasting Japanese authorities for how they have handled her husband's case. Now she wants French President Emmanuel Macron to step in.

Sarah Sanders joins Fox News
22 Aug 2019 at 4:32pm
Former White House press secretary Sarah Sanders has joined Fox News as a contributor, the network announced on Thursday.

These smart shorts tell you how to improve your workout
23 Aug 2019 at 6:21am
Wearable technology has made big strides in recent years, from fitness trackers and smartwatches to shoes that vibrate to give you directions, tops that soak up air pollution, and a jacket that doubles as a solar-powered phone charger. Levi's and Tommy Hilfiger are among the brands getting in on the act.

Uber's flying taxis are coming to Melbourne
12 Jun 2019 at 5:04am
Uber has picked Melbourne as the first city outside the United States to debut its flying taxis.

The billion-dollar Indian startup built on green energy
15 Jul 2019 at 6:37am
Indian startup ReNew Power has raised more than $1 billion in funds this year alone for its wind and solar business.

US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters
20 Jul 2019 at 2:50pm
If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

Miami's Little Haiti wasn't a target for developers. Until the seas started t...
12 Jul 2019 at 11:14am

How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis
12 Jul 2019 at 5:20am
Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.

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Trump arrives for G7 summit as global disputes threaten unity
24 Aug 2019 at 2:58pm
As the global economy shudders, the Middle East boils and the Amazon rainforest burns, world leaders are convening on France's Atlantic coast for a weekend of talks few believe can solve any of it.

Trump claims he has 'absolute right' to order US companies out of China under...
24 Aug 2019 at 12:17pm
President Donald Trump claimed he has the "absolute right" to "order" US companies to stop doing business with China that would involve using his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way under a 1977 law.

Trump's China trade war spirals as 2020 looms
24 Aug 2019 at 7:29am
The dangerous new twist in the tariff war between the United States and China will heap ominous pressure on the global economy at a moment when it is already struggling in the undertow of their trade superpower showdown.

The Point: Trump is the not-so-happy trade warrior
24 Aug 2019 at 12:01am
As warning signs of an economic slowdown bubble up at home, President Donald Trump has amped up his trade war with China. And he's using a ... unique ... way to do so.

Analysis: Six polls and more than 6,000 interviews show Trump's approval drop...
24 Aug 2019 at 10:03am
First things first: The theme song of the week is the ESPN's SportsCentury.

The robots are coming for your job, too
24 Aug 2019 at 10:04am
The robots. They're coming for your jobs. All of you.

African American employee's office at Education Department vandalized
23 Aug 2019 at 11:15pm
The office of an African American diversity change agent at the Department of Education was vandalized this week, department employees told CNN on Friday.

China responds to Trump's retaliatory tweet in trade war
24 Aug 2019 at 8:40am
CNN's Steven Jiang reports on China's response to President Trump's latest tweet launching retaliatory tariffs as the trade war with China intensifies.

Recalling deaths of MLK and Robert Kennedy, Biden poses hypothetical question...
24 Aug 2019 at 1:05am
During a town hall Friday afternoon, former Vice President Joe Biden asked a New Hampshire audience to imagine what it would have been like if Barack Obama had been assassinated when he became the Democratic nominee for president in 2008 and how it would've affected the country.

DOJ asks appeals court to reconsider ruling that Trump's Twitter blocking vio...
23 Aug 2019 at 6:31pm
The Justice Department asked a federal court of appeals on Friday to reconsider a case where President Donald Trump was told he couldn't legally block Twitter users from seeing his tweets.

Felix Sater was informant for feds on mob and bin Laden, docs reveal
23 Aug 2019 at 6:17pm
Felix Sater -- the Trump Organization contact who pushed for a Moscow development project and Mueller investigation witness -- was a decade ago a federal government informant to "a depth and breadth rarely seen" against Russian and American mobsters, fraudsters, cyber-criminals and even Osama bin Laden, according to newly unsealed court filings on Friday.

Trump threatens to raise tariffs on Chinese goods to 30% amid escalating trad...
24 Aug 2019 at 12:40pm
President Donald Trump announced on Friday a new round of tariffs on China set to start October 1 in the latest escalation in the trade war with Beijing.

New York Times: Astronaut accessed estranged spouse's bank account in possibl...
24 Aug 2019 at 3:18pm
NASA is examining a claim that an astronaut improperly accessed the bank account of her estranged spouse from the International Space Station, The New York Times reported Friday -- potentially the first criminal allegation from space.

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Light-matter interaction without interference
23 Aug 2019 at 8:49pm
Quantum dots might constitute the foundation of quantum communication. They are an efficient interface between matter and light, with photons emitted by the quantum dots transporting information across large distances. However, structures form by default during the manufacture of quantum dots that interfere with communication. Researchers have now successfully eliminated these interferences.

Heart attack patients with mild cognitive impairment get fewer treatments
23 Aug 2019 at 6:27pm
New research finds people with mild cognitive impairment don't always receive the same, established medical treatment that patients with normal cognitive functioning get when they have a heart attack.

Evolution designed by parasites
23 Aug 2019 at 6:27pm
A new paper explores an overlooked aspect of the relationship between parasites and their hosts by systematically discussing the ways in which parasitic behavior manipulation may encourage the evolution of mechanisms in the host's nervous and endocrine systems.

A novel technology for genome-editing a broad range of mutations in live orga...
23 Aug 2019 at 6:27pm
Researchers have developed a new tool -- dubbed SATI -- to edit the mouse genome, enabling the team to target a broad range of mutations and cell types. The new genome-editing technology could be expanded for use in a broad range of gene mutation conditions such as Huntington's disease and the rare premature aging syndrome, progeria.

Migrating mule deer don't need directions, study finds
23 Aug 2019 at 6:26pm
Mule deer navigate in spring and fall mostly by using their knowledge of past migration routes and seasonal ranges, according to a new study.

Tech time not to blame for teens' mental health problems
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
A new study suggests that the time adolescents are spending on their phones and online is not that bad. The study tracked young adolescents on their smartphones to test whether more time spent using digital technology was linked to worse mental health outcomes.

Children of incarcerated parents have more substance abuse, anxiety
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
Children of incarcerated parents are six times more likely to develop a substance use disorder in adulthood and nearly twice as likely to have diagnosable anxiety compared to children whose parents were not incarcerated, according to new research.

Laser-produced uranium plasma evolves into more complex species
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
Mapping the evolution of complex uranium oxide species has practical applications from Mars exploration to nuclear proliferation detection.

Brain's astrocytes play starring role in long-term memory
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
Researchers have discovered that star-shaped cells called astrocytes help the brain establish long-lasting memories. The work could inform therapies for disorders in which long-term memory is impaired, such as traumatic brain injury or dementia.

How memories form and fade
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
Researchers have identified the neural processes that make some memories fade rapidly while other memories persist over time.

Can't get thinner than this: Synthesis of atomically flat boron sheets
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
Scientists have found a simple method for producing atomically thin layers of oxidized borophene, a promising 2D boron-based nanomaterial that could serve in a variety of fields.

Self-rolling sensors take heart cell readings in 3D
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
A new organ-on-an-electronic-chip platform uses self-rolling biosensor arrays to coil up and measure the electrophysiology of heart cells in 3D.

Analytical tool designs corkscrew-shaped nano-antennae
23 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
Researchers have derived analytically how corkscrew-shaped nano-antennas interact with light.

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Brazilian troops deploy to fight Amazon fires
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 4:24pm
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Backed by military aircraft, Brazilian troops on Saturday were deploying in the Amazon to fight fires that have swept the region and prompted anti-government protests as well as an international outcry.

Patriots great Troy Brown lending helpful hand to receiver group
by Karen Guregian
24 Aug 2019 at 4:00pm
Troy Brown has been a tremendous asset working with receiving corps, especially with the younger players who are trying to learn the offense and get on the same page with Tom Brady.

Iranian oil tanker pursued by US says it is going to Turkey
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 2:53pm
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — An Iranian-flagged oil tanker pursued by the U.S. amid heightened tensions between Tehran and Washington changed its listed destination to a port in Turkey early Saturday after Greece said it wouldn't risk its relations with America by aiding it.

Apple wants people to know how to clean its new credit card
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 2:07pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple believes some of its zealous customers will treasure its new titanium credit card so much that they will spend time polishing its white finish.

After underwhelming first year, can MGM Springfield improve fortunes?
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 1:51pm
BOSTON (AP) — Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a five-tier birthday cake: Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself an indulgent birthday bash Saturday.

Hong Kong police and protesters clash, ending violence lull
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 11:20am
HONG KONG (AP) — Hong Kong protesters threw bricks and gasoline bombs at police, who responded with tear gas, as chaotic scenes returned to the summer-long anti-government protests on Saturday for the first time in nearly two weeks.

Division 7 North and South football schedules, preseason rankings
by Danny Ventura
24 Aug 2019 at 9:56am
Here are the schedules for Division 7 North and South. Schedules were obtained from school websites and are subject to change throughout the season. DIVISION 7 NORTH BRIGHTON SEPT. 13 ? South Boston/Burke, 6:30 SEPT. 20 ? Manchester-Essex, 6:30 SEPT. 27 ? at Nantucket, TBA OCT. 4 ? Georgetown, 6:30 OCT. 11 ? East Boston, […]

Supreme Court: Ginsburg treated for tumor on pancreas
by Associated Press
24 Aug 2019 at 7:12am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has completed radiation therapy for a cancerous tumor on her pancreas and there is no evidence of the disease remaining, according to the Supreme Court.

Eduardo Rodriguez and the night of the Barry Bonds earring
by Jason Mastrodonato
24 Aug 2019 at 2:42am
SAN DIEGO — Eduardo Rodriguez never had more fun on a baseball field than he did Friday night at Petco Park. The Red Sox? lefty was brilliant again on the mound, shutting down the lowly Padres over seven scoreless innings and striking out five to lead the Sox to an 11-0 victory. The Sox have […]

Love?s Lesson from the Libra Moon by Holiday Mathis
by Holiday Mathis
24 Aug 2019 at 2:00am
hhd@get.creators.com (Holiday Mathis) Here comes a lesson courtesy of the Libra moon, balancer of emotions. Love and hate are not opposite feelings. The opposite of both love and hate is the same — indifference. Indifference is not to be confused with detachment. Detachment is an aware choice about the amount of space that is necessary […]

J.D. Martinez, Eduardo Rodriguez shine in Red Sox? 11-0 win
by Jason Mastrodonato
24 Aug 2019 at 1:20am
SAN DIEGO — An afternoon playing in front of the kids did the Red Sox some good. Playing against the San Diego Padres one day later wasn?t so bad either. J.D. Martinez hit a pair of home runs, going 3-for-4 with seven RBIs to lead the Sox to an easy, breezy 11-0 win on a […]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders deserves a career after Trump
by Boston Herald editorial staff
24 Aug 2019 at 1:00am
Former Trump press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has served her president well and is now assuming a role as a political analyst for Fox News Channel. Sanders executed her role in the Trump administration masterfully, at most times amid a firestorm of negative media attacks, grandstanding reporters and lambasting from late night talk show hosts. […]

Sweeping changes needed to keep Social Security solvent
by Veronique De Rugy
24 Aug 2019 at 12:46am
The U.S. government’s debt ? that is, our and our children’s debt as taxpayers ? is growing. This growth is largely driven by rising Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid obligations. These are the programs Congress could focus on and work to reform. Only the Democrats are really talking about reform, though they want “reform” to […]

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CDC, state health officials investigating link between vaping and severe lung...
19 Aug 2019 at 11:02am
At least 15 states have identified more than 120 cases of lung disease or injury that could be linked to vaping, a CNN survey of state health departments has found.

E-cigarettes change blood vessels after just one use, study says
20 Aug 2019 at 10:53am
A new study is the latest to show changes in cardiovascular function after vaping e-liquids, though in this case, those liquids didn't even contain nicotine.

FDA investigating 127 reports of seizures, neurological symptoms related to v...
7 Aug 2019 at 5:55pm
The US Food and Drug Administration has received 127 reports of seizures or other neurological symptoms possibly related to e-cigarettes, the agency announced Wednesday. Investigators have yet to determine, however, whether vaping was directly linked to the cases.

A man's false teeth got stuck in his throat during a surgery. It was eight da...
13 Aug 2019 at 4:54am
A 72-year-old's false teeth got stuck in his throat during surgery and weren't discovered for eight days, doctors have said.

Vaping linked to marijuana use in young people, research says
12 Aug 2019 at 11:09am
Young people who vape are more likely to use marijuana, according to a study published Monday. The findings, researchers say, support the theory that nicotine rewires the developing brain, changing how people respond to and crave addictive substances.

Deadly Legionnaires' outbreak at Atlanta hotel is the largest on record in Ge...
12 Aug 2019 at 12:07pm
An outbreak of Legionnaires' disease tied to a prominent Atlanta hotel is the largest recorded Legionella outbreak in Georgia, a public health official told CNN on Sunday.

Philadelphia Eagles open sensory room for fans with autism
9 Aug 2019 at 11:44pm
The "no reentry" rule that's applied at most major venues can make a family coping with sensory needs think twice about whether they go to an event like a professional football game.

What we aren't eating is killing us, global study finds
3 Apr 2019 at 7:40pm
Which risk factor is responsible for more deaths around the world than any other? Not smoking. Not even high blood pressure. It's a poor diet.

Majority of sunscreens would flunk proposed FDA safety tests, report to say
21 May 2019 at 3:15pm
Nearly two-thirds of all sunscreens evaluated by the Environmental Working Group would not pass safety tests proposed by the US Food and Drug Administration, the consumer advocacy group will announce next week.

Her son died. And then anti-vaxers attacked her
21 Mar 2019 at 2:47pm
Not long ago, a 4-year-old boy died of the flu. His mother, under doctor's orders, watched his two little brothers like a hawk, terrified they might get sick and die, too.

Raising an intersex child: 'This is your body. ... There's nothing to be asha...
15 Apr 2019 at 7:45am
When Stephani Lohman got her first look at her newborn in the delivery room, she playfully hit her husband, Eric, on the arm. She made a flustered comment about how ultrasounds could get the sex of the child wrong.

Surprising factors that may keep you thin
18 Oct 2018 at 12:18pm
Have you ever wondered why some people seem to stay trim effortlessly, while the majority of Americans struggle with their weight?

'Best diets' ranking puts keto last, DASH first
23 Dec 2018 at 10:27pm
If you're a fan of the "fat-burning" keto diet, you'll be fired up about its ranking in the 2018 list of best diets from US News and World Report: It's tied for last, along with the relatively unknown Dukan diet.

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Tiny Nevada town near secretive Area 51 braces for alien hunters
23 Aug 2019 at 9:15am
Connie West, co-owner of an alien-themed motel in the tiny U.S. desert outpost of Rachel, Nevada, believes they are coming no matter what. Not aliens, but alien hunters.

Florida man charged for stash of Trump-shaped ecstasy pills
21 Aug 2019 at 3:49pm
A Florida man who was found to have ecstasy pills shaped like U.S. President Donald Trump's head has been charged with unlawful possession of controlled substances, according Pinellas County court documents.

Sporting expression 'caught fire' takes on literal meaning
18 Aug 2019 at 4:54pm
The sporting expression "caught fire" took on a literal meaning on Sunday as several players at the BMW Championship, including Phil Mickelson, were affected by a fire at their hotel.

Beer with the prince: Liechtenstein marks 300th anniversary
15 Aug 2019 at 12:45pm
The tiny principality of Liechtenstein celebrated its 300th anniversary on Thursday as an island of peace and prosperity in an unsettled world -- and a place where citizens can go drink a beer with their monarch.

Staring at seagulls can stop them stealing food, research shows
9 Aug 2019 at 6:47am
Britain's seaside towns are at war with their seagulls, urging visitors not to feed the birds in an effort to stop them snatching titbits like potato chips from tourists' hands.

Oh rats! Japan convenience store apologizes after viral rodent video
6 Aug 2019 at 8:40pm
Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart apologized after video went viral on social media of rats scurrying about one of its stores in Tokyo's popular Shibuya district, prompting it to close the outlet until further notice.

The man in the plastic mask: Brazil inmate busted in brazen jailbreak
5 Aug 2019 at 6:59pm
A masked Rio de Janeiro inmate dressed as a woman tried to break out of a Brazilian jail this weekend in a surreal act of derring-do, only to be thwarted on the cusp of freedom by state prison authorities.

Indonesian walks 700-km backwards to highlight deforestation
5 Aug 2019 at 11:47am
An Indonesia man is walking backwards from his home in eastern Java to the capital Jakarta to raise awareness of deforestation in a country with one of the highest rates in the world.

French 'Flying Man' crosses Channel on jet-powered hoverboard
5 Aug 2019 at 9:22am
French inventor Franky Zapata on Sunday succeeded in crossing the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, zooming over the Strait of Dover in just over 20 minutes.

French hoverboard inventor readies second Channel crossing bid
3 Aug 2019 at 11:47am
A French inventor will on Sunday make his second attempt to cross the English Channel on a jet-powered hoverboard he designed, having abandoned a previous bid after failing to land on a refueling platform and falling into the sea.

Doctors extract 526 teeth from Indian boy
2 Aug 2019 at 10:40am
Indian doctors removed a tumor with a record number of 526 teeth inside a seven-year-old boy's mouth, the medical team in the southern city of Chennai said on Friday.

'Definitely weird': man bites snake
29 Jul 2019 at 7:37am
An Indian man who was bitten by a snake got his revenge on the reptile by biting it back and killing it, the man's father said on Monday.

Trial of strength at 2,000 meters altitude: Celtic wrestling in Austria
29 Jul 2019 at 7:35am
Every year around St. Jacob's Day, men from Austria's Salzburg region grapple with each other in a natural arena at the top of the Hundstein mountain in a traditional martial arts contest - the Hundstoa, or Jakobi Ranggeln.