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22 Apr 2019 at 11:33pm

Mega Millions Winning Number for 04/19/2019 Friday
20 Apr 2019 at 12:39am

Draw ID: 2287
Winning Number: 18-25-43-44-57     Mega Ball: 25     Megaplier: 4
Current Jackpot: $175 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/23/2019 Tuesday
Estimated Jackpot: $192 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $116.7 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/vp55Qp-14og


Powerball Winning Number for 04/20/2019 Saturday
21 Apr 2019 at 12:13am

Draw ID: 962
Winning Number: 03-27-30-63-65     Powerball: 01     Powerplay: 3
Current Jackpot: $134.6 Million
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/24/2019 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $150 Million
Estimated Cash Option: $93 Million
Video: https://youtu.be/-teEOVtohE8


Lucky for Life Winning Number for 04/22/2019 Monday
22 Apr 2019 at 11:33pm

Draw ID: 742
Winning Number: 01-11-20-30-46     Lucky Ball: 01
Current Jackpot: $1,000
Jackpot Winners: 1
Location: Rhode Island
Next Draw Date: 04/25/2019 Thursday
Estimated Jackpot: $1,000
Video: https://youtu.be/yZZ9ut0aA5E


Megabucks Doubler Winning Number for 04/20/2019 Saturday
20 Apr 2019 at 11:16pm

Draw ID: 3714
Winning Number: 02-12-29-34-41-42     ST Doubler: 1
Current Jackpot: $1,557,314
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/24/2019 Wednesday
Estimated Jackpot: $1,700,000
Estimated Cash Option: $1,340,000
Video: https://youtu.be/kJG8EYYSQkQ


Mass Cash Winning Number for 04/22/2019 Monday
22 Apr 2019 at 10:05pm

Draw ID: 5086
Winning Number: 05-07-14-28-31
Current Jackpot: $100,000
Jackpot Winners: None
Next Draw Date: 04/23/2019 Tuesday
Estimated Jackpot: $100,000
Video: https://youtu.be/Ex5ReGNzYcw


Numbers Game Winning Number for 04/22/2019 Monday Evening
22 Apr 2019 at 8:04pm

Draw ID: 18976
Winning Number: 8-4-1-6
Next Draw Date: 04/23/2019 Tuesday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $5,113   Exact 3: $716   Exact 2: $61   Exact 1: $6
Any 4: $213   Any First 3: $119   Any Last 3: $119
Video: https://youtu.be/rgwiEU3AU4Q


Numbers Game Winning Number for 04/22/2019 Monday Mid-Day
22 Apr 2019 at 12:58pm

Draw ID: 18975
Winning Number: 2-2-5-6
Next Draw Date: 04/23/2019 Tuesday
Payouts:
Exact 4: $5,113   Exact 3: $716   Exact 2: $61   Exact 1: $6
Any 4: $426   Any First 3: $239   Any Last 3: $119
Video: https://youtu.be/7KZJxGi3Ezs


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Islamic extremists carried out blasts in retaliation for New Zealand killings...
23 Apr 2019 at 5:37am

Confusion and blame: Officials risk tearing nation apart
23 Apr 2019 at 2:44am
One day after a devastating series of attacks on hotels and churches across Sri Lanka, another explosion blew out windows in the residential street in central Colombo and knocked a security officer off his feet.

'Something terrible was to happen': Officials had warnings
22 Apr 2019 at 8:51pm
When a series of suicide bombs tore apart churches and hotels across Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, most of the country -- and the rest of the world -- was taken completely by surprise. But in the capital, Colombo, it was not a shock to everyone.

Moments before blast: Surveillance video of alleged suspect
22 Apr 2019 at 6:58pm
Surveillance video provided to CNN shows the alleged suspect in one of the Sri Lanka church bombings entering a church with a backpack during a crowded Easter service moments before the blast, according to church officials. Sri Lankan police said they would not comment on the video until the conclusion of the investigation.

The victims: TV chef, business travelers, families eating breakfast
23 Apr 2019 at 1:03am
The bomb attacks in the Sri Lankan capital that killed at least 290 people and wounded hundreds of others are a tragedy both locally and internationally.

Analysis: Has Islamist extremism arrived in Sri Lanka?
23 Apr 2019 at 3:03am
More than 48 hours after the Easter Sunday massacre in Sri Lanka, a devastatingly well-coordinated assault that targeted churches and hotels around the country, the shock still lingers.

High alert: Cops blow up booby-trapped vehicle
22 Apr 2019 at 11:02pm
Authorities in Sri Lanka are on alert after a series of bombings on Easter Sunday claimed hundreds of lives. CNN's Ivan Watson reports.

Pete Buttigieg: 'God doesn't have a political party'
23 Apr 2019 at 1:28am
? Sanders says right to vote should extend 'even for terrible people' ? Warren says she won't get 'Hillary'd' in 2020

Democrats may not be learning the right lessons on impeachment
23 Apr 2019 at 1:33am
? Trump claims 'nobody disobeys my orders' ? Bitter Trump hopes to flip Mueller findings into campaign fodder ? Dems offer divergent takes on impeachment from CNN's town hall

Roy Disney's granddaughter thinks Disney CEO's $66 million paycheck is 'insane'
22 Apr 2019 at 2:18pm
Disney CEO Bob Iger made nearly $66 million last year, and a Disney family member thinks that's "insane."

Couple gets 7 years in prison for forcing girl to work in their home for 16 y...
23 Apr 2019 at 4:33am
When she arrived in the US, the West African girl was just five years old, but she soon was responsible for caring for a Texas couple's children, cooking, cleaning and mowing the lawn. She was abused and neglected for 16 years -- until she escaped, according to a criminal complaint against the couple.

Food truck gets backlash for 'LGBTQ' T-shirts
22 Apr 2019 at 9:47pm
A Kentucky food truck is selling a T-shirt that says "I support LGBTQ -- liberty, guns, Bible, Trump, BBQ."

Insurer sent $33,000 to a man struggling with addiction. He used the cash to ...
23 Apr 2019 at 5:14am
Jennifer Alba sifts through the boxes of photographs and documents. It's a collection of what once was, and what her life has become. A mother sorting through pain.

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Are you a good listener?
by Kristi Palma
23 Apr 2019 at 5:00am
Learn how to give 'an emotional high-five.'

Court to hear arguments over citizenship question on census
by Associated Press
23 Apr 2019 at 12:41am
Deciding the case for and against including a question about citizenship on the census could have an impact on the makeup of the U.S. House and how much federal money each state receives

House chairman issues subpoena to former White House lawyer
by Associated Press
23 Apr 2019 at 12:39am
President Donald Trump says he's 'not even a little bit' worried about impeachment

A Trump Fed choice steps aside, and another faces new doubts
by Associated Press
23 Apr 2019 at 12:05am
Trump's efforts to reshape Fed stumble as Cain withdraws and Moore faces renewed doubts

Peyton Manning reportedly turns down 'Monday Night Football' opportunity
by Jack Pickell
22 Apr 2019 at 10:01pm
Peyton Manning is still making news for his passing. Unfortunately for ESPN, the decorated ex-quarterback is passing ? again ? on a chance to be an analyst on “Monday Night Football,” per a report Monday. Sporting News’ Michael McCarthy cited sources in reporting that, “barring a miracle,” Manning won’t be on the broadcast team with […]

Eovaldi to have elbow surgery, expected out 4-6 weeks
by Jack Pickell
22 Apr 2019 at 9:08pm
BOSTON (AP) ? Boston right-hander Nathan Eovaldi is scheduled to have surgery to remove loose bodies from his pitching elbow, an operation expected to sideline the pitcher for four-to-six weeks. The Red Sox said Eovaldi will have surgery on Tuesday, when the team plays a day-night doubleheader against Detroit following the rainout of the opener […]

Customers videotaped at spa in Robert Kraft case sue authorities
by Associated Press
22 Apr 2019 at 7:56pm
"It is an abomination of any form of privacy rights and constitutional rights."

Here's what to know about Elizabeth Warren's higher education plan
by New York Times Service
22 Apr 2019 at 7:50pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D- Mass., who has structured her presidential campaign around a steady unveiling of disruptive policy ideas, on Monday proposed her biggest one yet: a $1.25 trillion plan to reshape higher education by canceling most student loan debt and eliminating tuition at every public college.

Trump threatens crackdown on high visa overstay countries
by Associated Press
22 Apr 2019 at 6:20pm
The Trump administration is considering suspending or limiting entry to the U.S. for individuals from countries with high rates of short-term visa overstays

What the Bruins are saying about their Game 7 matchup with Toronto
by Tim Rosenthal
22 Apr 2019 at 5:56pm
"It's do-or-die. You've got to go out and leave it all out there."

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Tammy Bruce: 'Easter worshipers?' How the language of the left avoids real di...
by Tammy Bruce
23 Apr 2019 at 6:29am
Why does the left find itself unable to call the Easter massacre victims what they were: Christians?

Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets
23 Apr 2019 at 6:28am
Donovan Mitchell turned a rough start into a fantastic finish.

Antetokounmpo scores 41, leads Bucks to sweep of Detroit
23 Apr 2019 at 6:25am
Giannis Antetokounmpo drove to the basket and drew yet another foul, this one a hard hack on the arm by Blake Griffin.

Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7
23 Apr 2019 at 6:21am
Justin Williams earned another chance to live up to his nickname.

Klingberg's OT goal pushes Stars over Preds to advance
23 Apr 2019 at 6:17am
With a chance to clinch a playoff series at home for the first time in 11 years, the Dallas Stars needed overtime again. They didn't need quite as many this time, and won't have to go back to Music City.

Suns fire Igor Kokoskov after 1 losing season
23 Apr 2019 at 6:13am
One season was not enough for Igor Kokoskov to convince the Phoenix Suns that he was the man to lead the franchise into the future.

Former French PM Fillon and wife to stand corruption trial
by SAMUEL PETREQUIN
23 Apr 2019 at 6:09am
Investigating judges have ordered that former Prime Minister Francois Fillon and his wife stand trial on corruption charges, a judicial official said on Tuesday.

Polish teachers strike shines light on country's divisions
23 Apr 2019 at 6:07am
Teachers from across Poland have gathered in Warsaw to demand higher wages in a long-running dispute that is emerging as another fissure in a deeply divided society.

Warren's massive $640 billion student loan cancellation questioned over fairn...
by Lukas Mikelionis
23 Apr 2019 at 5:51am
Democrat Elizabeth Warren?s plan to cancel existing student loan debt for millions of Americans is facing questions whether it?s fair to use taxpayers? money to pay off someone else?s agreed commitments and if the people who paid off their student debts would be penalized for meticulous financial planning.

Sudanese call for renewed protests to pressure military
23 Apr 2019 at 5:48am
Sudanese activists are calling for nationwide protests to press the military to hand over power to a civilian authority after the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir earlier this month.

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Md. Gov. Larry Hogan to Speak at 'Politics & Eggs' in NH
by KARLA RENDON-ALVAREZ
23 Apr 2019 at 6:29am


Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan will be the latest politician to speak at "Politics & Eggs" Tuesday morning as he mulls a decision on whether or not to run for president.The Republican was re-elected last fall...

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Sunny Conditions Today, Coastal Showers Anticipated Later This Week
by TIM KELLEY
23 Apr 2019 at 6:07am


The weather system that moved into New England Friday regenerated off our coast Monday night and is still impacting part of eastern New England this morning.A well defined, fairly weak, spring nor'easter...

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Sanders: Boston Marathon Bomber Should Have Right to Vote
by MIKE PESCARO
23 Apr 2019 at 12:00am


Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., said Monday night that even "terrible people" like Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev should have the right to vote while they are behind bars.At a CNN town hall discussion in...

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Beverly Police Investigate Pedestrian Crash
by ELI ROSENBERG and MIKE PESCARO
22 Apr 2019 at 11:53pm


Police in Beverly, Massachusetts, are investigating a crash that left a pedestrian injured.Authorities said a man was thrown about 70 feet when he was hit by a vehicle in the area of Rantoul Street and...

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800 Displaced After Fire at High-Rise Apartment Complex in Newton
by MIKE PESCARO and PERRY RUSSOM
22 Apr 2019 at 11:47pm


Hundreds of residents of a high-rise apartment complex in Newton, Massachusetts, were displaced by a fire Monday.Fire crews responded around 12:20 p.m. to 250 Hammond Pond Parkway in the Chestnut Hill...

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Police K-9 Helps Rescue Teens From Bunker
by JOHN MORONEY
22 Apr 2019 at 6:47pm


Jerry likes to enjoy himself, but the Massachusetts police K-9 knows it's not all fun and games. Last week, he helped find a group of teenagers that disappeared near Mirror Lake in Fort Devens.

Scientists: Erosion, Acidification Among New Concerns for Boston Harbor
by CHRIS GLONINGER
22 Apr 2019 at 6:23pm


People all over the world and in Boston shared their appreciation for the planet Monday while marking Earth Day 2019.From politicians to astronauts to celebrities, it's the time of year when people urge...

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Bernie. Biden. Buttigieg. Big Changes in New UNH Poll
by MARC FORTIER
22 Apr 2019 at 5:15pm


A new University of New Hampshire poll released Monday shows Bernie Sanders widening his lead over the field of 2020 Democratic presidential contenders.The Granite State Poll has the Vermont senator leading...

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Burglar Breaks Into Elementary School, Steals Prescription Drugs From Nurse's...
by DUSTIN WLODKOWSKI
22 Apr 2019 at 5:00pm


Police in Rockland, Maine, are looking for a burglar who smashed his or her way through a city elementary school, got into the nurse's office and stole drugs prescribed to students.The theft happened...

Lake Champlain Crosses Into Flood Stage
by JACK THURSTON
22 Apr 2019 at 5:14pm


A one-two springtime punch of rain and melting snow has driven Lake Champlain into flood stage?with water levels expected to slowly rise throughout the week.Lake Champlain crossed past its flood stage of...

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Heavy Rain Continues Monday Evening
by PAMELA GARDNER
22 Apr 2019 at 11:55pm


Waves of heavy rain will continue through tonight and that is why we have a First Alert. A cutoff low-pressure system is spinning up more showers and a few thunderstorms from the southeast.The storms so...
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Trial Begins for Woman Accused in Shaken Baby Death
by ALYSHA PALUMBO and MELISSA BUJA
22 Apr 2019 at 6:31pm


The trial has begun for a Massachusetts woman accused in the 2014 murder of a 6-month-old in her care.Pallavi Macharla's trial began Monday in Middlesex Superior Court, where prosecutors said that Ridhima...

Man Ordered Held Without Bail Following Police-Involved Shooting
by STAFF REPORTS
22 Apr 2019 at 7:48pm


A Massachusetts man was arraigned from his hospital bed on Monday following a police-related shooting over the weekend in Brockton.Claude Brown-Madison was ordered held without bail pending a dangerousness...

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Sri Lanka Was Warned of Possible Attacks. Why Didn?t It Stop Them?
by JEFFREY GETTLEMAN, MUJIB MASHAL and DHARISHA BASTIANS
23 Apr 2019 at 5:36am
The government?s history of bitter infighting appears to have contributed to a spectacular security blunder that led to one of the world?s deadliest terrorist attacks.

Live Briefing: Sri Lanka Bombings Live Updates: Official Claims Attacks Were ...
by THE NEW YORK TIMES
23 Apr 2019 at 5:40am
Funerals began on Tuesday for some of the 321 people killed in Sunday?s attacks.

What We Know and Don?t Know About the Sri Lanka Attacks
by BRYANT ROUSSEAU
23 Apr 2019 at 5:30am
More information about who planned the attacks and who was killed was released by the authorities on Monday, but essential questions remain unanswered.

Pelosi Urges Caution on Impeachment as Some Democrats Push to Begin
by NICHOLAS FANDOS
22 Apr 2019 at 8:59pm
A letter and a conference call by Speaker Nancy Pelosi appeared intended to shore up support for the investigations already begun rather than impeachment proceedings.

As McGahn Emerges as Chief Witness in the Mueller Report, Trump and Allies Ra...
by MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
22 Apr 2019 at 9:04pm
The president?s lawyers have attacked the former White House counsel since Robert Mueller released his report on whether the president obstructed justice.

Supreme Court to Hear Arguments on Census Citizenship Question
by ADAM LIPTAK
23 Apr 2019 at 5:00am
Adding the question, government experts said, could depress participation in the census and affect how congressional seats are allocated.

Should Noncitizens Be Counted in America?s Political Maps?
by MICHAEL WINES
23 Apr 2019 at 5:00am
The Supreme Court is reviewing whether 2020 census respondents should say whether they are citizens. Their answer could affect political maps for generations to come.

As Herman Cain Bows Out of Fed Contention, Focus Shifts to Stephen Moore
by JIM TANKERSLEY and ALAN RAPPEPORT
22 Apr 2019 at 7:37pm
Mr. Cain withdrew in the face of allegations of sexual harassment, even as Mr. Moore, the president?s other embattled pick, faced allegations of sexism.

Political Memo: Biden Looms, but Bernie Sanders Is Running His Own Race
by SYDNEY EMBER
23 Apr 2019 at 5:00am
The Vermont senator has been the front-runner in early campaigning, but Mr. Biden?s expected entry could change that. Mr. Sanders is not likely to care.

Feature: The Company That Sells Love to America Had a Dark Secret
by TAFFY BRODESSER-AKNER
23 Apr 2019 at 5:00am
For thousands of women, working at the nation?s largest jewelry retailer meant unequal pay, harassment or worse.

Sri Lanka, Google, Philippines: Your Tuesday Briefing
by CHRIS STANFORD
23 Apr 2019 at 6:09am
Here?s what you need to know.

New York Today: Will a Fee Make You Ditch Paper Bags? N.Y.C. Hopes So
by AZI PAYBARAH
23 Apr 2019 at 6:17am
Tuesday: The City Council has approved a 5-cent charge on the bags.

The Conversation: The President in Plain Sight Is Bad Enough
by GAIL COLLINS and BRET STEPHENS
23 Apr 2019 at 6:00am
Now what should the Democrats do about it?

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'Avengers: Endgame' and 'Game of Thrones' highlight peak-geek culture
22 Apr 2019 at 3:23pm
If you need further proof that the nerds have inherited the earth, look no further than this coming weekend, when "Game of Thrones" and "Avengers: Endgame" will wage separate battles for pop-culture supremacy.

'Veep' imitates life with campaign collusion plot
21 Apr 2019 at 11:57pm
The following contains spoilers about the April 21 episode of "Veep."

Maisie Williams thought her big 'Game of Thrones' sex scene was a prank
22 Apr 2019 at 10:07am
You weren't the only one surprised by that scene between Arya Stark and Gendry on "Game of Thrones."

Katy Perry judged 'American Idol' as a Disney villain
22 Apr 2019 at 3:38pm
Katy Perry transformed into a villain -- a Disney villain -- on "American Idol."

Jonas Brothers announce new album
22 Apr 2019 at 1:07pm
A lot happened in the year 2009. Barrack Obama was sworn in as the 44th president of the United States, "Avatar" became the highest-grossing film of all time and Kanye West interrupted Taylor Swift's VMA acceptance speech.

Pink says she won't post about her family after hateful comments
22 Apr 2019 at 12:45pm
After being mommy-shamed one too many times, Pink has had enough.

'Saved By the Bell' cast really did stay friends forever
22 Apr 2019 at 11:56am
The cast of "Saved By the Bell" wants everyone to know they really did stay friends forever.

'GoT' recap: Let's all sit by the fire before we die
22 Apr 2019 at 12:14pm
Did you like that episode? Did all the fireside chats and sweet moments of affection between your faves warm your heart and make you foolishly believe, even for a moment, that there may be true happiness awaiting them on the other side of this war?

Luke Perry's final 'Riverdale' scenes air this week
22 Apr 2019 at 9:40am
"Riverdale" is biding a final farewell to Luke Perry.

Ariana Grande closes out Coachella with surprise Justin Bieber duet
22 Apr 2019 at 11:30am
Ariana Grande had an Easter treat for Beliebers this weekend.

Marvel lifts its TV game to higher power for Disney+
19 Apr 2019 at 11:00am
Marvel is about to unleash what could be its biggest movie ever with "Avengers: Endgame," which, given the studio's track record, is no small feat. But after some hits and misfires, the upcoming launch of Disney+ suggests the company is about to lift its TV game to a higher power as well.

Jussie Smollett's brother defends him in new essay
22 Apr 2019 at 11:49am
Jussie Smollett's older brother, Jojo Smollett, is supporting him in a new essay published by BET over the weekend.

Jenna Bush Hager is expecting her third child
22 Apr 2019 at 12:14pm
Jenna Bush Hager has another baby on the way.

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Airplane seat cameras: US senators demand answers
23 Apr 2019 at 6:23am
Concerns about cameras fitted to airplane seats have prompted two US senators to propose a bill to prevent in-flight entertainment with cameras -- and they've demanded that airlines clarify how the devices are used.

Journalist's murder is a wake-up call the UK can't ignore
23 Apr 2019 at 6:09am
On Tuesday, the UK's lawmakers return to Westminster with the fog of tragedy hanging in the air.

A brief history of female rage in art
23 Apr 2019 at 6:05am
Over the centuries, artists from Artemisia Gentileschi to Pipilotti Rist have given form to powerful expressions of women's anger.

5 things to know for April 23: Sri Lanka, impeachment, Trump, Social Security...
23 Apr 2019 at 6:03am
Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.

Supreme Court will hear arguments over census citizenship question
23 Apr 2019 at 6:01am
The Supreme Court wades into a bitter controversy on Tuesday over whether the Trump administration can ask all recipients a citizenship question on the 2020 census for the first time since 1950.

Bitter Trump hopes to flip Mueller's findings into campaign fodder
23 Apr 2019 at 6:00am
Still consumed by Robert Mueller's investigation and upset with the aides who cooperated with it, President Donald Trump hopes to use the unflattering findings to jolt Republicans ahead of a heated political season, according to officials and others close to him.

Oil and sanctions; Tesla's robo-taxis; IPO brew
23 Apr 2019 at 5:50am
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Philippines 6.1-magnitude earthquake leaves 11 dead, 30 feared trapped
23 Apr 2019 at 5:45am
A second major quake has rattled the Philippines after an earlier 6.1-magnitude earthquake that left 11 people dead and 30 still feared trapped in the rubble.

Live updates: Sri Lanka mourns as investigation into deadly blasts continues
23 Apr 2019 at 5:37am
Local police tell CNN that the Easter Sunday bombings have claimed the lives of 310 people. The number is a significant increase on the previously reported death toll. Follow here for the latest.

Pieter Devos wins Miami Beach leg of Global Champions Tour
23 Apr 2019 at 5:27am
Pieter Devos wins the Miami Beach leg of the Longines Global Champions Tour for the world's top show jumpers.

Global Champions 2019: Schedule and results
23 Apr 2019 at 5:25am
The 2019 Longines Global Champions Tour and Global Champions League take place in 20 cities across the globe.

57-year-old woman arrested over Northern Ireland Journalist Lyra McKee's death
23 Apr 2019 at 5:15am
A 57-year-old woman has been arrested over the murder of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee, police said Tuesday.

Insurer sent $33,000 to a man struggling with addiction. He used the cash to ...
23 Apr 2019 at 5:14am
Blue Cross Blue Shield sent a check for $33,000 to a man struggling with addiction after he was treated for a broken jaw at an out-of-network hospital. Days after depositing the money, Joseph Hockett II was found dead from an overdose. "Dirty money," says his mother, Jennifer Alba.

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Twin-engine plane crashes in Texas with 6 aboard
23 Apr 2019 at 1:46am
A twin-engine plane crashed Monday morning near an airport in Texas, the Federal Aviation Administration said.

Pentagon names US servicemen who died in non-hostile incidents
22 Apr 2019 at 10:12am
The US Department of Defense over the weekend identified two US service members killed in non-combat related incidents in Iraq and Qatar.

Woman carrying a gun and a baby tackled after threatening to blow up church
22 Apr 2019 at 11:30am
Church members on Sunday tackled a woman, carrying a handgun and a baby, who threatened to blow up the church during Easter service, San Diego Police said.

US inches closer to measles record
22 Apr 2019 at 9:48am
There have been 626 cases of measles reported in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 71 more than the agency reported last week in its weekly update.

What CNN learned watching Robert Mueller for 18 months
22 Apr 2019 at 3:08pm
Editor's Note: When special counsel Robert Mueller was appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the US election, CNN, like most news organizations, endeavored to learn what we could about the famously secretive team's work. So, in addition to other newsgathering efforts, CNN had journalists who stood outside their offices. Journalists often call this a stakeout. Here, the CNN team lays out the backstory of their assignment and how this investment of time yielded big journalistic returns.

New poll shows Pete Buttigieg surging into top tier in New Hampshire with Bid...
22 Apr 2019 at 10:13pm
Support for Pete Buttigieg jumped 14 points in a new Granite State Poll from the University of New Hampshire, launching him into the first-in-the-nation primary state's top tier of candidates.

Former CIA deputy director makes 'Game of Thrones' cameo
22 Apr 2019 at 5:57pm
A former CIA officer was quietly lurking in the Winterfell soup line during Sunday's episode of HBO's "Game of Thrones."

Nancy Pelosi pleads for patience
22 Apr 2019 at 7:30pm
Famed philosopher W. Axl Rose once said this about the power of patience:

6 things to know before the bell
23 Apr 2019 at 5:50am
Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.

Tesla's new Autopilot is amazing -- but keep your eyes on the road
22 Apr 2019 at 10:39am
Tesla's new Navigate on Autopilot technology can do amazing things but, even with all the car's cameras, sensors and computer brains, you'd better keep your eyes on the road because, seriously, there are crazy people out there.

Kraft Heinz appoints new CEO
22 Apr 2019 at 12:22pm
Kraft Heinz, which suffered a huge loss last quarter, announced a new CEO on Monday.

Local church posts bail of 23 inmates in time for Easter

Librarian makes sure kids get bedtime stories

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Terror in Sri Lanka: A visual guide to what happened

China pushes back against US sanctions on Iranian oil exports
22 Apr 2019 at 5:41pm
China is pushing back against the United States' decision to broaden its crackdown on Iranian oil exports, deepening the uncertainty in the global oil market.

Woman, 57, arrested over journalist's death
23 Apr 2019 at 5:15am
A dissident Republican group called the New IRA has admitted responsibility for the killing of Northern Ireland journalist Lyra McKee during rioting last week and apologized to her family, according to The Irish News, which published the statement from the group on Monday.

Philippines rocked by deadly earthquake
23 Apr 2019 at 5:45am
A second major quake has rattled the Philippines after an earlier 6.1-magnitude earthquake that left 11 people dead and 30 still feared trapped in the rubble.

Man Utd fans face devil's choice in thrilling title race
23 Apr 2019 at 4:49am
It's been a tough season for Manchester United fans and the Premier League's conclusion could be even tougher for them.

Sri Lanka's economy is fragile, and it depends on tourism
22 Apr 2019 at 9:02am
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Swine fever wreaks havoc with China's pork production
22 Apr 2019 at 1:59pm
African swine fever is plaguing China's pork production. The disease is killing multitudes of animals, hitting the global pork supply chain, and driving up prices.

Should AI be used to catch shoplifters?
18 Apr 2019 at 6:35am
New artificial intelligence software is being used in Japan to monitor the body language of shoppers and look for signs that they are planning to shoplift.

Owning a Warhol: How bitcoin could change the art world
19 Apr 2019 at 10:48am
British artist David Hockney smashed records last year when his "Portrait of an Artist (Pool with Two Figures)" sold at auction in New York for $90 million.

Self-driving cars take on the streets of Hamburg
3 Apr 2019 at 11:37am
Five electric Volkswagen cars fitted with the latest in autonomous technology are now driving a section of Hamburg's streets.

Testing futuristic supercar in China
11 Apr 2019 at 1:04pm
Under the sunny skies of Sanya last time out, DS Techeetah became the sixth different Formula E team to have a driver top the podium in the six races so far in this wildly unpredictable season.

Joao Felix: Meet teen dubbed the 'next Ronaldo'
18 Apr 2019 at 6:24am
At the tender age of just 19, Joao Felix is already breaking records, not to mention attracting admiring glances from Europe's biggest clubs and comparisons to some of Portugal's greatest players.

How to drive a 225kph electric race car
5 Apr 2019 at 6:05am
Aged just seven Sebastien Buemi was already on track to become a Formula E world champion.

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Democrats may not be learning the right lessons on impeachment
23 Apr 2019 at 1:33am
History can be a wise teacher, but it's also crucial to take the right lessons. Confronted with a should-they-or-shouldn't-they proposal on impeachment, Democrats worry that if they fail to learn history's lessons, they are doomed to repeat them.

White House tells official not to comply with Democratic subpoena over securi...
22 Apr 2019 at 11:33pm
The White House has instructed a former official who was in charge of the security clearance process to not comply with a House subpoena demanding his appearance for an interview, the latest move by the Trump administration to thwart Democratic-led investigations into all aspects of the presidency.

Republican lawmaker sees less-redacted Mueller report
22 Apr 2019 at 2:29pm
Democrats have rebuffed the Justice Department's offer to see a less-redacted -- but not fully unredacted -- version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report, but that didn't stop at least one Republican from reading the additional material.

CNN hosts 5 Democratic town halls
23 Apr 2019 at 12:15am

Pete Buttigieg: 'God doesn't have a political party'
23 Apr 2019 at 1:28am
Pete Buttigieg opened up about his faith Monday night, expressing confidence that he will be able to unite many different groups of people because "God does not have a political party."

Elizabeth Warren says she won't get 'Hillary'd' in 2020
22 Apr 2019 at 9:18pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts has no intention of being "Hillary'd" in the 2020 Democratic presidential primary.

Kamala Harris on Trump: 'I believe Congress should take the steps towards imp...
23 Apr 2019 at 12:20am
Sen. Kamala Harris said Monday that she supports Congress moving towards impeachment, a step further than the California Democrat has gone in the past on whether President Donald Trump should be impeached.

Takeaways from Amy Klobuchar's CNN town hall
22 Apr 2019 at 10:45pm
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar urged a more cautious approach than many of her Democratic rivals on impeachment, health care, college tuition, and student loans on Monday night in New Hampshire.

Sanders says the right to vote should be extended 'even for terrible people' ...
22 Apr 2019 at 11:57pm
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he thinks everyone should have the right to vote -- even the Boston Marathon bomber.

Buttigieg on Trump official's 'hate hoax' criticism: 'I'm not a master fisher...
23 Apr 2019 at 12:56am
Pete Buttigieg refused to engage when asked about a Trump administration official who accused him of pushing a "hate hoax" during a back and forth with Vice President Mike Pence.

Ringleader of North Korean Embassy raid in hiding from hit squads, attorney says
22 Apr 2019 at 10:37pm
The head of a shadowy North Korean dissident group wanted by US authorities for his connection to the raid on Pyongyang's embassy in Madrid in February is in hiding from North Korean hit squads, his attorney told CNN on Monday.

New poll shows Pete Buttigieg surging into top tier in New Hampshire with Bid...
22 Apr 2019 at 10:13pm
Support for Pete Buttigieg jumped 14 points in a new Granite State Poll from the University of New Hampshire, launching him into the first-in-the-nation primary state's top tier of candidates.

US threatens to veto UN resolution on helping rape victims, over mentions of ...
22 Apr 2019 at 9:21pm
The US delegation to the United Nations has threatened to veto a resolution aiming to prevent rape as a weapon of war and to help its victims, because the resolution contains language about "sexual and reproductive health," sources confirmed to CNN.

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Researchers find high-risk genes for schizophrenia
22 Apr 2019 at 5:05pm
Using a unique computational 'framework' they developed, a team of scientist cyber-sleuths has identified 104 high-risk genes for schizophrenia.

Overlooked molecular machine in cell nucleus may hold key to treating aggress...
22 Apr 2019 at 5:05pm
Many people fighting a very aggressive form of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) don't survive more than five years. These very sick patients are often unable to receive the only cure -- a bone marrow transplant. Now, an international team of scientists report on a long-overlooked part of a leukemic cell's internal machinery, where they may have found a key to treating the aggressive blood cancer.

How slippery surfaces allow sticky pastes and gels to slide
22 Apr 2019 at 5:05pm
A research team that has already conquered the problem of getting ketchup out of its bottle has now tackled a new category of consumer and manufacturing woe: how to get much thicker materials to slide without sticking or deforming.

With abdominal etching, plastic surgeons help patients get 'six-pack abs'
22 Apr 2019 at 3:50pm
Even with a good diet and workout routine, some men and women have trouble getting the toned abdominal appearance they want. For these patients, a technique called abdominal etching can help in creating the classic 'six-pack abs' physique in men or three-vertical-line abdomen in women, reports a new study.

No increase in complications with 'tummy tuck' in obese patients
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
'Tummy tuck' surgery (abdominoplasty) can be safely performed in obese patients, with no increase in complications compared to non-obese patients, reports a new study.

Defying the laws of physics? Engineers demonstrate bubbles of sand
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
A recent discovery explains a new family of gravitational instabilities in granular particles of different densities that are driven by a gas-channeling mechanism not seen in fluids. The team observed an unexpected Rayleigh-Taylor (R-T)-like instability in which lighter grains rise through heavier grains in the form of 'fingers' and ''granular bubbles, similar to the bubbles that form and rise in lava lamps.

Protecting damaged hearts with microRNAs
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
Once the heart is formed, its muscle cells have very limited ability to regenerate. After a heart attack, these cells die off and scar tissue forms, potentially setting people up for heart failure. A new study advances the possibility of using microRNAs -- small molecules that regulate gene function -- to regenerate heart muscle. In mice, two microRNAs that are abundant in developing hearts, miR-19a and miR-19b, repaired heart muscle and improved cardiac function after heart attack.

New genomics tool ECCITE-seq expands multimodal single cell analysis
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
ECCITE-seq (Expanded CRISPR-compatible Cellular Indexing of Transcriptomes and Epitopes by sequencing) allows researchers to perform high-throughput measurements of multiple modalities of information from single cells. The technique profiles different types of biomolecules from thousands of single cells in parallel, offering a breadth of information that can be used as readout in CRISPR-based pooled genetics screens.

A deep learning tool for personalized workout recommendations from fitness tr...
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
Computer scientists have developed FitRec, a recommendation tool powered by deep learning, that is able to better estimate runners' heart rates during a workout and predict and recommend routes.

Brains of blind people adapt to sharpen sense of hearing, study shows
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
Research uses functional MRI to identify two differences in the brains of blind individuals -- differences that might be responsible for their abilities to make better use of auditory information.

Climate change has worsened global economic inequality
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
The gap between the economic output of the world's richest and poorest countries is 25 percent larger today than it would have been without global warming, according to new research.

Sugar entering the brain during septic shock causes memory loss
22 Apr 2019 at 3:10pm
The loss of memory and cognitive function known to afflict survivors of septic shock is the result of a sugar that is released into the blood stream and enters the brain during the life-threatening condition.

Anti-tumor activity of curcumin on stomach cancer
22 Apr 2019 at 1:15pm
A review article evaluated several compounds with therapeutic potential against gastric tumors.

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NFL mock draft: Patriots take Alabama TE Irv Smith Jr.
by Karen Guregian
23 Apr 2019 at 5:15am
With the 2019 NFL Draft about to commence on Thursday, it's time to unveil our first round mock draft. What will the Patriots do? Who will they select at No. 32?

The Moon of Mind Your Own Business by Holiday Mathis
by Holiday Mathis
23 Apr 2019 at 2:00am
While it's not fair to compare your own inner world with other people's outer world, it's all any human can do, being seated, as we are, at the control center of our own psyche. Get around it today by staying focused on your own deal. A lunar conjunction to Jupiter in the sign of the archer lends luck for keeping your eyes on your own prize.

Mueller report reveals Trump lowered bar on honesty
by Jeff Robbins
23 Apr 2019 at 1:49am
At his press conference on Thursday, called to instruct the American people on what they should conclude from special counsel Robert Mueller?s investigative report ahead of their getting the chance to read it, Attorney General William Barr announced a new standard for determining whether public officials are to be held accountable for otherwise obvious obstruction […]

Taylor Schilling turns to ?Family? for laughs
by Stephen Schaefer
23 Apr 2019 at 1:40am
Taylor Schilling has finished filming the final season for ?Orange is the New Black.? "It?s an exciting time.  I trust whatever life has to offer, I?m always open to whatever comes next. "

Letters to the editor
by Boston Herald editorial staff
23 Apr 2019 at 1:36am
In praise of heroes It is worth remembering here (“Holocaust survivor?s story must live on,” April 19) the words of Eric, a Holocaust survivor: ?It could happen again,? he would tell guests at his Seder table. ?This is why I feel a duty to keep reminding you of the deadly consequences of prejudice, racism, anti-Semitism; […]

Elizabeth Warren adds ?free? college to list of taxpayer giveaways
by Michael Graham
23 Apr 2019 at 1:13am
As her polls have plunged into single digits, Warren has responded by treating the Democratic electorate like the audience at an Oprah show, desperately promising more taxpayer-funded prizes under every seat.

Moulton campaign promises to bring sand to the beach
by Boston Herald editorial staff
23 Apr 2019 at 1:00am
Seth Moulton is running for president as all the other Democrats.

Get ready to rumble with these rock contenders
by Jed Gottlieb
23 Apr 2019 at 12:52am
Playlist picks for the participants in the Rock 'n' Roll Rumble.

Sober homes spark legal battles, calls for more oversight
by Lisa Kashinsky
23 Apr 2019 at 12:02am
Sober homes are popping up in neighborhoods across the state, sometimes without any notice, triggering lawsuits and complaints despite a recent law designed to oversee the industry. In Dorchester’s Meetinghouse Hill neighborhood, no one knew another sober home was coming until the mattresses were trucked in. In Methuen, a resident opened a sober home without […]

Councilor Wu proposes residential parking permit fees
by Brooks Sutherland
22 Apr 2019 at 11:27pm
Parking in the city — even in the neighborhoods — could be getting more expensive. City Councilor Michelle Wu filed a proposal Monday that would charge $25 for residential parking permits and an additional $25 more for each registered vehicle per household. It’s a move she says will update the city’s outdated parking permit system […]

Suspect shot by trooper said he wanted to shoot statie with ?TEC?, cops report
by Marie Szaniszlo
22 Apr 2019 at 11:23pm
The convicted felon accused of pointing a gun at a state trooper who then shot him Saturday in Brockton allegedly told police afterward, “If I had my TEC, he would be dead.” Claude Brown-Madison, 25, of Fall River, allegedly made the remark after asking a trooper who was guarding him later at Good Samaritan Hospital […]

Progressive Boston City Council expected as race takes shape
by Brooks Sutherland
22 Apr 2019 at 10:43pm
The City Council has emerged as a progressive stronghold in the city and experts predict the body will continue trending leftward in the upcoming municipal election, as more women and candidates of color seek office. “I think we’ve seen a sea change in Boston politics,” said former City Councilor John Nucci, currently a board member […]

Super candidate Izquierdo ?will listen, learn and lead?
by Taylor Pettaway
22 Apr 2019 at 10:26pm
Marie Izquierdo said if she?s selected as Boston Public Schools superintendent, her goal would be to bring quality to every classroom with the intention of closing the achievement gap, something she?s been able to accomplish in her current job in Miami. ?I want to be known for building coherence in a large urban school district,? […]

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US inches closer to measles record, with more than 600 cases reported
22 Apr 2019 at 9:48am
There have been 626 cases of measles reported in the United States this year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. That's 71 more than the agency reported last week in its weekly update.

A measles outbreak is dividing families in this orthodox Jewish community. Pa...
19 Apr 2019 at 3:38pm
As one of the holiest Jewish celebrations of the year arrives, families in the Hasidic section of Williamsburg, Brooklyn, face a dilemma.

We're losing the war on climate change
22 Apr 2019 at 10:36am
For years now, people like environmentalist and journalist Bill McKibben have been screaming from the treetops that we need a World War II-scale mobilization to fight the scourge of climate change.

This baby got measles because of anti-vaxers
18 Apr 2019 at 3:09pm
Fainy Sukenik believes in vaccines, and her four children are up to date on all their shots.

Are you protected from measles? It may depend on when you were born
20 Apr 2019 at 6:59am
Nearly two decades after measles was declared eliminated in the US, the country and the globe have seen an upsurge of cases -- including adults who thought they were protected by the vaccine. Now, some are questioning whether they are properly vaccinated and whether they are still at risk for getting measles.

What school threats and lockdowns are doing to a generation of children
19 Apr 2019 at 3:56am
Schools across the country are facing the possibility of security threats. Many have plans in place and run drills to prepare for the unthinkable. But lockdown drills and the constant discussion of danger can confuse and traumatize children. And it doesn't necessarily make them safer.

Michigan measles outbreak linked to outbreak in New York
16 Apr 2019 at 1:20pm
Michigan health officials confirmed the measles outbreak in Oakland County is linked to the ongoing outbreak in New York.

Measles cases are up nearly 300% over last year. This is a global crisis
15 Apr 2019 at 9:45am
We are in the middle of a global measles crisis. Cases have soared across the world, including in places where measles had previously been eliminated -- like the United States. In this year to date, the United States has already seen its second-greatest number of cases since 2000. And this past week, New York City declared a public health emergency due to the rapid spread of the virus.

20 years on, Columbine survivors tell Parkland students: 'We're sorry we coul...
17 Apr 2019 at 8:28am

Raising an intersex child: 'This is your body. ... There's nothing to be asha...
15 Apr 2019 at 7:45am

Human health can be 'mostly sustained' for a year in space, NASA Twins Study ...
11 Apr 2019 at 4:35pm
Spending 340 days aboard the International Space Station between 2015 and 2016 caused changes in astronaut Scott Kelly's body, from his weight down to his genes, according to the results of the NASA Twins Study, released Thursday.

Skipping breakfast tied to higher risk of heart-related death, study finds
22 Apr 2019 at 10:11pm
Whether you eat breakfast might be linked with your risk of dying early from cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.

Drinking water linked to fewer sugary drinks -- and calories -- in kids
22 Apr 2019 at 11:00am
Children and teens who drink water are less likely to consume sugary beverages throughout the day, according to a new study.

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Thieves pinch rifles as Kenyan police watch Champions League football
17 Apr 2019 at 9:16am
The temptation to watch UEFA Champions League quarter-finals football on TV both featuring Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo backfired for some Kenya policemen when thieves raided their unmanned post and made off with weaponry.

Workers save dog spotted more than 100 miles off Thailand coast
17 Apr 2019 at 3:56am
REUTERS (April 17) - A Thai animal rescue group welcomed a dog who was rescued nearly 220 kilometers (136 miles) from shore Monday.

Don't like surprises? AI predicts who survives 'Game of Thrones'
12 Apr 2019 at 5:36pm
If you are a "Game of Thrones" fan and appreciate the element of surprise, stop reading now.

Swiss government says coffee 'not essential', stockpiling to end
10 Apr 2019 at 1:12pm
Switzerland on Wednesday announced plans to abolish the nation's emergency stockpile of coffee, in place for decades, after declaring the beans not vital for human survival, though opposition to the proposal is brewing.

Brexit-hungry media to be turfed off grassy patch outside UK parliament
10 Apr 2019 at 11:05am
After months of grueling political perma-crisis, Brexit is taking its toll on the British political establishment - not least the small patch of grass opposite parliament that has become a makeshift home to the world's media.

Texas civil court judge accidentally resigns
2 Apr 2019 at 11:02am
An April Fools' Day resignation prank? One Texas civil court judge wishes it were so.

What's in a name? Japan puzzles over 'Reiwa', the term for new imperial era
2 Apr 2019 at 6:43am
Japanese printers rushed to turn out calendars emblazoned with the new imperial era name on Tuesday as the public tried to make sense of the meaning of "Reiwa" a day after its unveiling gripped the nation.

Artists use Ukraine president's candy wrappers for critical portrait
29 Mar 2019 at 11:09am
As Ukraine heads in a presidential election on Sunday, two artists have created an unflattering portrait of incumbent Petro Poroshenko using sweet wrappers and bullet casings.

Dubai court restores yacht to Russia tycoon, move disputed in divorce contest
28 Mar 2019 at 3:54pm
A $436 million superyacht belonging to a Russian billionaire at the center of one of the world's costliest divorce battles has been released by a Dubai court after being impounded last year, but legal wrangling over the fate of the vessel continued.

Bears in Russian zoo predict Ukrainian election
28 Mar 2019 at 3:24pm
"Anyone but Poroshenko!" cried the crowd in a Russian zoo on Thursday as a brown bear made its way toward a butternut squash bearing a picture of Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko.

Lawsuit says TGI Fridays potato skins contain no potato skins
27 Mar 2019 at 3:32pm
It is acceptable to sell French fries that are not made in France, but a new lawsuit says it is not acceptable to sell potato skin snack chips that are not made from potato skins.

Jiving eighty-year-old DJ parties in Poland
27 Mar 2019 at 12:17pm
Donning yellow trousers, shiny platform shoes, red lipstick and headphones, 80-year-old "DJ Wika" stands behind the decks, mixing party music in a huge Warsaw club.

To kiss pope's hand - or not - enters the Catholic culture wars
26 Mar 2019 at 1:23pm
- To kiss the ring on the pope's hand or not to - that is the question.