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Meadowlands Pace winner comes with piece of history

It was Ladies Night on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as the Linda Toscano-trained Best In Show won the $682,650 Meadowlands Pace. Toscano, who last week became the first female trai...

Meadowlands Pace winner comes with piece of history

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Meadowlands Pace favorite not daunted by poor starting spot When it’s crunch time in the Meadowlands Pace, the Captain wants to come out on top. Captain Crunch, the 2-1 morning-line favorite in Saturday night’s $682,650 Meadowlands Pace at the Meadowlands, is looking for a third win in a row, having won the $...
2019-07-13 09:15

MLB power rankings: Twins hitters are on pace to shatter history With a huge lead in the AL Central, it doesn't look like anybody is going to stop the Minnesota Twins' offense.       ...
2019-06-17 16:00

Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — you are,”...
2019-06-10 20:45

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had....
2019-06-29 19:45

The Best One Piece Cosplayers In The World Twenty finalists have been announced in the One Piece Cosplay King Grand Prix. You will probably be hard pressed to find better One Piece cosplayers! They don’t get much better than this....
2019-07-08 15:45

Don't Screw Up: Get This 170-Piece Crescent Tool Set While It's on Sale For $85 A good tool set is hard to find, but choosing to take advantage of the deal on this one is easy: The very positively reviewed 170-piece Crescent Mechanics Tool Set is on sale for $85. And not to throw a wrench in your day, but there’s no telling how ...
2019-05-30 04:00

Archaeologists find DNA in a 10,000-year-old piece of chewing gum Enlarge (credit: Kashuba et al. 2019) The people who lived at Huseby-Kiev in western Sweden 10,000 years ago made their living by hunting and fishing. That doesn't sound surprising until you consider that this was a landscape that had, until recent...
2019-05-21 14:45

The Volvo XC90 Armored SUV Will Keep You in One Piece When Everything Goes to Shit Armored vehicles are, if I might say it, extremely my shit. They’re not extremely my shit in the sense that I think about and research them constantly, staying up to date with the latest armored-vehicle gossip and such, because I actually very rarely...
2019-06-27 18:45

NASA orders the first piece of its lunar outpost NASA has awarded space technology company Maxar a $375 million contract to develop the first Lunar Gateway segment that's flying to space. Maxar, which (according to Ars Technica) now has bragging rights for being the initiative's first com...
2019-05-24 15:15

Alisson could be piece Liverpool missed in last year’s final MADRID (AP) — The key to Liverpool’s Champions League success this year may just be in the hands of Alisson Becker. Liverpool paid a record $85 million fee for a goalkeeper to sign Alisson from Roma at the end of last season after predecessor L...
2019-05-30 14:45

The piece of hope Knicks’ starless roster overhaul still provides The Knicks didn’t sign every role player on the planet. It only seems that way, creating a roster that may be the league’s deepest but without one proven standout. In a historic signing flurry following Kevin Durant and Kyrie Irving marching to Brook...
2019-07-02 09:00

8-foot-long alligator chomps off piece of cop car in Louisiana MOORINGSPORT, La. — Sheriff’s deputies in Louisiana say an alligator took a bite out of one of their patrol cars. WBRZ-TV reports deputies were called Monday to Louisiana Highway 1 in Caddo Parish after someone spotted the gator in the middle of the ...
2019-06-12 20:30

House Democrats Move to Knock Out a Key Piece of Obamacare The House will vote on Wednesday to repeal the so-called Cadillac tax on high-cost health plans, a key way the Affordable Care Act was supposed to pay for itself....
2019-07-17 19:15

We Built the 2,300-Piece Stranger Things Lego Set and Now We're in the Upside Down Lego my Eggo! When we saw that Stranger Things was getting its own 2,300-piece Lego set, Gizmodo video producer Raul Marrero knew he had to journey into the Upside Down and create this monstrosity. Check out our time-lapse video build of the Byers’ h...
2019-07-05 00:15

What Do You Want to Know About the 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR? The 2019 Jaguar F-Pace SVR is as much an exercise in absurdity as every other vehicle with those three letters in its name. This is a medium-sized crossover SUV with 550 horsepower and an exhaust note that sounds specifically tuned to scare monsters....
2019-06-23 21:45

Recently found Lewis Chessman piece could fetch $1M at auction This long-lost chess piece will cost you a pretty check, mate. A missing piece from the medieval Lewis Chessmen set was bought for $7.50 in Scotland in 1964 — and spent the last 55 years in the drawer of an Edinburgh family who had no idea of its rea...
2019-06-03 18:15

Rare Viking chess piece bought for under $10 sells for almost $1 million A 900-year-old Viking chess piece that was bought for less than $10 in the 1960s has been sold at auction for $924,000. The 3 1/2-inch Lewis Chessman was sold to an anonymous bidder at Sotheby’s in London on Tuesday. The extremely rare chess pi...
2019-07-04 17:15

Missing Lewis Chessmen piece found, will be auctioned July 2 LONDON (AP) — A medieval chess piece purchased for 5 pounds ($7.50) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been found to be one of the famous medieval Lewis Chessmen and is expected to bring more than 600,000 pounds ($670,000) when auctioned b...
2019-06-03 15:45

Bought for a few dollars, this 900-year-old chess piece could sell for $1 million A chess piece purchased for a few pounds by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen.        ...
2019-06-04 01:45

Hikers have a serious woody for a piece of driftwood shaped like a naked woman Tourists are hiking for miles on a remote Scottish island to catch a glimpse of a piece of driftwood shaped like a naked woman. The large piece of wood — affectionately named The Lady of Balnahard — washed ashore at the northern tip of Colonsay, Inne...
2019-05-23 23:15

Italian cyclist impaled by piece of track in freak accident A young Italian cyclist suffered a gruesome injury when he was impaled by a wooden spike from the track that punctured his lung during a race in Belgium, according to reports. Lorenzo Gobbo, 17, was competing at the European Under-23 and Junior Track...
2019-07-16 15:30

Yankees and DJ LeMahieu are on pace to do something special LONDON — Exotic location, exquisite timing, simple message. At the official halfway point of the Yankees’ season, could it be any more obvious that DJ LeMahieu is their most valuable player? The London Series kicked off Saturday evening with some cra...
2019-06-30 14:30

Lewis Warder chess piece bought for $6 in 1964 valued at up to $1.3 million An ivory chess piece bought for $6 by a Scottish antiques dealer in the 1960s was found in a drawer and is now expected to sell for up to $1.3 million....
2019-06-03 23:30

'This piece is San Francisco': the massive digital mural capturing the city's humanity French artist JR’s massive digital artwork showcases every stratum of society in the citySan Francisco has been getting a bad rap lately. You don’t have to live here to know that homelessness brushes up against wealth and shiny technology, constructi...
2019-06-01 00:01

Sea creature uses stem cells to regrow entire body from a tiny piece Sea squirts use stem cells to regenerate their bodies from nothing but fragments of blood vessel, a finding that could help uncover the evolution of regeneration...
2019-05-31 16:45

NASA picks Maxar to build the first piece of its lunar space station NASA chose Maxar Technologies to build the power and propulsion element of the Gateway lunar space station, which will be an outpost for going to the moon and Mars...
2019-05-23 23:15

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
2019-07-10 19:45

Audi recalls 265,000 vehicles to repair air bags and loose trim piece Audi is recalling 265,000 sedans and SUVs for a faulty electrical connection for air bags and for a wheel trim piece that can detach.       ...
2019-06-27 22:15

Women's World Cup TV Viewership Is on a Record Pace The Women’s World Cup is just past the halfway mark and already it is on pace to break several viewership records, both in the U.S. and across the globe....
2019-06-23 04:15

Pace could be a key factor in Ngannou-Dos Santos battle Junior Dos Santos' high-volume striking style could put him at risk against the powerful and methodical Francis Ngannou when they clash in the UFC Fight Night main event on Saturday....
2019-06-27 23:45

SEC defends pace of VW lawsuit after emissions scandal The SEC says it was challenged by "long delays by VW in producing documents and other information." Volkswagen says it cooperated fully with the SEC investigation....
2019-07-09 20:45

Johnson a little less sure-footed as Hunt picks up the pace The Boris Johnson show rolled into Birmingham for the first of sixteen Tory leadership hustings, with a full-blown scandal and an unwelcome press entourage demanding answers to uncomfortable questions....
2019-06-23 02:15

Greek investigators probe crucial piece of evidence in American scientist’s killing Authorities are probing a crucial piece of evidence left behind in the abandoned World War II bunker in Greece where an American scientist was found dead last week, according to a new report. Though no information about the nature of the evidence was...
2019-07-15 19:30

David Ortiz shot for $8G bounty, police reveal, as investigators try to piece together motive for hit Police in the Dominican Republic announced Wednesday a half-dozen men, including the gunman, were arrested in the plot to kill one of the nation’s biggest sports heroes David Ortiz....
2019-06-13 18:45

Lorenzo Gobbo: Italian cyclist in intensive care after he is punctured by a piece of track Italian cyclist Lorenzo Gobbo is in intensive care after he was punctured by a piece of wooden track at the European Junior Championships in Belgium....
2019-07-14 00:01

This Chess Piece Sold for a Few Bucks in 1964 Is Actually a Viking Artifact Worth Around $1 Million (LONDON) — A chess piece purchased for a few pounds (dollars) by an antiques dealer in Scotland in 1964 has been identified as one of the 900-year-old Lewis Chessmen, among the greatest artifacts of the Viking era. Sotheby’s auction house...
2019-06-03 21:15

Trump Waves Around Piece of Paper as Proof of Super-Secret Agreement With Mexico President Donald Trump continued to insist on Tuesday that his administration had signed a super-secret agreement with Mexico, going so far as to wave around a folded up piece of paper as proof that the deal definitely exists....
2019-06-12 09:45

The White Roof Is the Coolest Piece of This Apparent Land Rover Defender Leak In a now-deleted post from an unknown, private Instagram account, there it was: almost assuredly the front quarter of a mostly-built next-generation Land Rover Defender. Or, at least, a show car that’s probably close to the real deal. Since the inter...
2019-06-29 06:30

Hungary join Croatia in setting pace in Group E "Croatia and Hungary pulled away at the top of Euro 2020 qualifying Group E after victories on Saturday in what is shaping up to be a fiercely competitive pool."...
2019-06-08 21:15

Jaguar confirms that the I-Pace team is building an electric XJ While announcing plans to build a "range" of electrified vehicles at its Castle Bromwich, UK plant, Jaguar confirmed that the first new EV to roll off the line there will be an all-electric version of its flaship sedan, the XJ. Development of the new...
2019-07-06 15:45

Sea turtles nest at record pace along Georgia coast SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The number of sea turtle nests along the Georgia coast is on pace to set a record this year. Kris Williams is director of Caretta Research Project, a sea turtle conservation organization. She told the Savannah Morning News that b...
2019-06-12 22:15

US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years House with sale sign / Getty Images WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home prices rose at the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on price increases. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller 20-city home price index rose 2....
2019-05-29 03:30

Joe Biden raises $21.5 million in second quarter, keeps pace with Buttigieg Former Vice President Joe Biden took in $21.5 million in the second fundraising quarter of the year, his campaign said on Wednesday, placing him behind only Pete Buttigieg among 2020 Democratic presidential candidates who have reported campaign donat...
2019-07-03 20:45

Fowler, Schauffele, Oosthuizen set pace at Pebble Beach Rickie Fowler, Xander Schauffele and Louis Oosthuizen made flying starts to share the U.S. Open first-round clubhouse lead on five-under-par 66 as players plundered Pebble Beach on Thursday....
2019-06-14 00:15

Voluntary recall issued for Jaguar I-Pace over brakes News 11 Jun, 2019 Jaguar I-Pace’s braking system may fall foul of regulatory compliance, but only if the regenerative system unexpectedly fails first...
2019-06-11 21:30

SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 07:30

U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge had asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 02:45

U.S. factory activity growing at weakest pace since 2016 Growth in U.S. manufacturing activity slowed in May to its weakest pace in over two years as factory managers raised concerns about a trade war between the United States and China, a national survey showed on Monday....
2019-06-03 21:30

Wickens driving again is "best therapy" after IndyCar pace laps Robert Wickens says driving again is "the best therapy" after leading parade laps at the Toronto IndyCar race in a specially adapted road car with hand controls...
2019-07-16 13:30

Hamilton's pace "deteriorated" in Formula 1 British GP qualifying Lewis Hamilton felt it getting "harder and harder" to extract maximum performance in British Grand Prix qualifying as his Mercedes Formula 1 car's pace "deteriorated" compared to team-mate Valtteri Bottas...
2019-07-13 17:30

Twins continue record pace, club 8 HRs in rout Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday....
2019-05-24 10:30

Koepka sets pace at Masters, Mickelson and Woods in mix "Despite having won three of the last six majors he contested Brooks Koepka was not on many Green Jacket radar screens when he arrived at Augusta National this year."...
2019-05-21 17:15

Hamilton: Mercedes "definitely underestimated" Ferrari Austria pace Lewis Hamilton says Mercedes "definitely underestimated" the pace of Formula 1 rival Ferrari after Charles Leclerc took pole for the Austrian Grand Prix...
2019-06-29 17:45

Model Kelly Bensimon, 51, shows off her toned legs in all-white one-piece while hanging on a yacht Former “Real Housewives of New York” star and model Kelly Bensimon showed off her toned figure and tan in a steamy swimsuit while on hanging out on a yacht....
2019-06-04 15:15

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 20:15

Italian cyclist impaled by 2-foot-long piece of wood during Belgium track race The 17-year-old cyclist required a three-hour surgery after the wood impaled his side, cutting through his thigh and puncturing his lung.       ...
2019-07-17 17:15

UPDATE 1-U.S. SEC defends pace of Volkswagen suit after emissions scandal The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on Monday defended the pace of its investigation into Volkswagen AG after a judge asked why the agency waited two years after a global scandal related to vehicle emissions to sue the automaker....
2019-07-09 05:30

Valentino Rossi says FP3 brake issue the catalyst for poor Q1 pace Yamaha MotoGP rider Valentino Rossi said that an issue with his brakes in Saturday morning's third practice session was the catalyst for him qualifying 18th for his home grand prix at Mugello...
2019-06-01 22:45

China growing at slowest pace in decades not a sign of weakness China's economic growth slowed to 6.2% in the second quarter — the weakest pace since 1992. But the numbers may not be as gloomy for the world's second-largest economy as they appear, says Wang Tao from Swiss bank UBS....
2019-07-16 04:30

After World Car Of The Year, Jaguar I-Pace Wins Powertrain Awards The Jaguar I-Pace has won 66 global awards since it was revealed a little more than a year ago, including the 2019 World Car of the Year, World Car Design of the Year, World Green Car, European Car of......
2019-05-23 22:15

Quartararo "didn't expect" Barcelona MotoGP pace after surgery MotoGP Catalan Grand Prix Friday pacesetter Fabio Quartararo says he "didn't expect" to be so quick having undergone surgery on an arm-pump issue just over a week ago...
2019-06-14 20:15

Drugmaker Deals Are Near Record Pace in 2019, but Investors Don’t Love Them All A rush of transactions is transforming the industry, as blockbuster medicines lose patent protection. The latest acquisition cost AbbVie 16 percent of its share price....
2019-06-28 08:15

Jessica Korda sets clubhouse pace at U.S. Women's Open Jessica Korda took the clubhouse lead in the second round at the U.S. Women's Open on Friday but believes she will need an element of luck to win a major championship....
2019-06-01 02:30

Jaguar XE SV Project 8 Touring edition proves its pace at Goodwood 600bhp super saloon swaps downforce-generating wing for more subtle spoiler; just 15 set for production Jaguar's Special Vehicle Operations division gave the public its first demonstration of the more road-focused version of its hardcore XE SV Proje...
2019-07-05 14:45

Economic Growth Pace To Be 'Relatively Slower' In April-June: Official Country's economy grew at a much-lower-than-expected 5.8 per centin the January-March period, falling behind China's pace for the first time in nearly two years, data showed....
2019-05-31 17:45

Daniel James’s exceptional pace will benefit United, says Solskjær • United confirm signing of 21-year-old on five-year deal• James says it is ‘perfect club’ to continue his developmentOle Gunnar Solskjær has said Daniel James’ “exceptional pace and work ethic” was one of the reasons Manchester United wanted to sign...
2019-06-12 23:15

Jaguar confirms I-Pace recall for potential brake issue System failure on 2018 and 2019 models could result in extended stopping distances Jaguar has issued a voluntary global recall notice for its I-Pace electric SUV.  Owners of 2018 and early 2019 models have been advised of a fault with the I-Pace’s e...
2019-06-17 15:15

China's new home prices in May grows at fastest pace in five months New home prices in China rose at their fastest pace in five months in May, complicating government efforts to keep frothy housing markets under control as it rolls out more stimulus for the slowing economy....
2019-06-18 07:30

Man says South Florida villa he bought at government auction turned out to be a foot-wide piece of land A man who snagged a $177,000 villa for $9,100 now believes he was scammed by the Florida county that put the property up for auction for unpaid property taxes....
2019-06-16 18:45

Tennessee murder victim found holding piece of paper with suspect’s license plate on it: report The Tennessee man who was shot and killed outside his Cordova home last week was reportedly found holding a piece of paper that authorities think might be the key to bringing his killer to justice....
2019-05-21 23:30

The Guardian view on the US Democrats’ debates: Harris and Warren are setting the pace As the voters start to choose America’s next political leader, the supreme court is allowing the politicians to choose their voters insteadEverybody knows Donald Trump will be the Republican candidate for US president in 2020. Nobody has a clue who h...
2019-06-28 20:15

Jaguar I-Pace: ‘An SUV that’s fast, nimble, desirable… and electric’ | Martin Love As motorists slowly make the switch to electric cars, the multi-award winning Jaguar I-Pace proves that the future of motoring is different, but equally thrillingJaguar I-PacePrice £58,5000-62mph 4.5 secondsTop speed 124mphRange 292 milesCharge time ...
2019-06-02 08:15

Russian athlete Lasitskene slams slow pace of doping reform MOSCOW (AP) — The only Russian track athlete currently holding a world title says the country’s top officials and coaches in the sport should be replaced because of the slow pace of anti-doping reforms. High jumper Mariya Lasitskene’s mes...
2019-06-10 13:15

Sainz: McLaren's promising pace "sour feeling" with engine penalty Carlos Sainz Jr says he feels sour about McLaren's promising Friday practice showing because he will take a grid penalty for Formula 1's Austrian Grand Prix...
2019-06-28 21:45

Red Bull-beating McLaren Formula 1 practice pace surprises rivals McLaren's pace in French Grand Prix practice left many of its midfield Formula 1 rivals surprised, after Lando Norris lapped faster than both Red Bulls...
2019-06-22 11:15

Mercedes surprised by Canada cooling change pace boost for Hamilton The Mercedes Formula 1 team admits it would have tried a different Canadian Grand Prix strategy had it known a cooling change would bring so much extra pace...
2019-06-12 13:30

Ex-GP2 driver Sergio Jimenez wins Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy title Ex-GP2 driver Sergio Jimenez sealed the first-ever Jaguar I-PACE eTrophy title a race early in New York after title rival Bryan Sellers failed to start after his earlier qualifying crash....
2019-07-13 23:30

Watch the Kardashian Sisters Piece Together What Happened Between Jordyn Woods & Tristan Thompson the Morning After Cheating Scandal It's the morning after Jordyn Woods and Tristan Thompson's late-night house party behavior raised concerns about infidelity, and Khloe Kardashian wants answers. "I mean, I......
2019-06-19 17:15

Michael Knowles: Piece calling 'Lion King' fascist 'the stupidest article I've ever read in The Washington Post' Conservatives, moderates and some Democrats have been painted as fascistic, and now animated children's tales have joined their ranks, Knowles asserted Friday on "The Story."...
2019-07-13 04:15

Stocks rebound after U.S. backs off China sales restrictions, on pace to snap two-day skid Stocks rebounded Tuesday after the government eased off China sales constraints. The market was poised to snap a two-day losing streak        ...
2019-05-21 23:45

Opinion: The Women's World Cup showed Europe is on rise. What will USWNT do to keep pace? U.S. Soccer needs to settle lawsuit, bolster NWSL and examine youth structure to keep ahead of European teams at next Women's World Cup.       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

England’s Mark Wood hopes West Indies worry about facing his pace • Fast bowler troubled next World Cup opponents in spring tour • ‘It is a team I’ve had success against,’ Wood saysOne feature of the World Cup so far has been the importance of quality pace bowling. This was not on display on Tuesday in Bristol, whe...
2019-06-11 20:45

Stocks on pace to post best first half in two decades. Trade deal needed for more gains The broad market climbed 17% the first half of the year. A trade deal will be needed for further strong gains, analysts say.       ...
2019-06-28 19:45

Fernando Alonso: LMP1 privateers' Le Mans test pace hard to fathom Fernando Alonso found it "difficult to understand" why the non-hybrid LMP1 privateers could not get closer to his Toyota World Endurance Championship team's Le Mans 24 Hours test day pace...
2019-06-03 17:30

Housing market 2019: US home prices rise at slowest pace in 6½ years U.S. home prices rose 2.7%, the slowest pace in more than six years in March, a sign weaker sales are keeping a lid on housing market price increases.        ...
2019-05-29 21:45

Disney's 'The Lion King' is 'critic proof,' on pace for $175 million US debut despite mixed reviews Despite a smattering of mixed reviews from critics, general consensus is that Disney's remake of "The Lion King" will score at least $175 million in its opening weekend in the U.S., if not more....
2019-07-16 16:45

Rory McIlroy walks the walk but Rickie Fowler sets early pace at the US Open • Northern Irishman competes first round in three-under 68• Schauffele and Oosthuizen soon join Fowler in the 66 clubRory McIlroy had become frustrated by slow starts in majors to the point where he made a point of highlighting what damage a poor fir...
2019-06-13 23:30

Minnesota Twins slug eight more home runs, on pace to shatter MLB single-season record Led by a pair of homers from Jonathan Schoop and Miguel Sano, the surprising slugging leaders crush Angels and now own MLB's best record.        ...
2019-05-24 08:45

'It's like they tore out a piece of my heart:' Asylum seeker tells House panel that her 1-year-old daughter died from shoddy medical care while in ICE custody AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin A Guatemalan mother seeking asylum told a House panel Wednesday that she watched her infant daughter die slowly and painfully after the baby received shoddy medical care while they were detained in a US Immigration and Cust...
2019-07-12 12:45

Ferrari set pace in final practice as Charles Leclerc goes fastest ahead of British Grand Prix qualifying Ferrari laid down the gauntlet to Lewis Hamilton as Charles Leclerc led a one-two for the Italian team in final practice ahead of the British Grand Prix....
2019-07-13 16:15

His Martin Luther King Biography Was a Classic. His Latest King Piece Is Causing a Furor. David Garrow found F.B.I. documents alleging King stood by during a rape. But some scholars question whether to trust records created as part of a smear campaign....
2019-06-04 11:45

World's largest hot dog weighs 75 pounds and set a Guinness World Record. A piece costs $10 The New York eatery Feltman's is widely credited with creating the hot dog. It just earned a Guinness World Record for making the world's biggest one.        ...
2019-06-28 01:15

O.J. Simpson tweets 'Rest In Piece' to Michael Jackson, talks bringing kids to Neverland O.J. Simpson tweeted his support to Michael Jackson on the 10th anniversary of the embattled pop star's death, and talked about the joys of Neverland.        ...
2019-06-27 21:30

Ontario Minister Apologizes For Calling Senators Owner Eugene Melnyk "A Fucking Piece Of Shit" And "A Fucking Loser" Ontario’s Tourism, Culture and Sport Minister Lisa MacLeod has apologized for accosting Senators owner Eugene Melnyk at a Rolling Stones concert last weekend about the team’s poor record in recent years. Melnyk recounted the event to the Ottawa Citiz...
2019-07-07 02:30

And the winner of the ‘Game of Thrones’ is … This image released by HBO shows from left to right Maisie Williams, Isaac Hempstead Wright and Sophie Turner in a scene from the final episode of “Game of Thrones,” that aired Sunday, May 19, 2019. (HBO via AP) LOS ANGELES (AP) — Winter ...
2019-05-21 15:45

Five for five: Every winner on Contender Series gets a UFC deal For the first time in the history of Dana White's Contender Series, the UFC president awarded contracts to all of the fighters who won on Tuesday's show....
2019-07-10 10:45

The Voice Season 16 Crowns a Winner Congratulations are in order to Maelyn Jarmon, and her coach, John Legend. Maelyn was just announced as the winner of season 16 of The Voice, which should come as no surprise to anyone......
2019-05-22 07:45

‘The Voice’: Season 16 crowns winner The finale also featured performances by BTS, the Jonas Brothers, Halsey, Khalid, Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie, OneRepublic and Hootie and the Blowfish....
2019-05-22 19:15

Meet the new winner of the World’s Ugliest Dog Contest Scamp the Tramp will never win a beauty contest. But he’s won an ugly one. The bug-eyed, dreadlocked pooch took top honors Friday night at the 31st annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest. Owner Yvonne Morones of Santa Rosa, California, won an appearance ...
2019-06-22 09:30

Meet the 11-year-old who wants to be the youngest Indy 500 winner ever Justin Wilson was Elliot Cox’s inspiration. Justin had dyslexia. Elliot had dyslexia. Justin drove in Indy 500. One day, Elliot wants to do the same.        ...
2019-05-21 17:15

Leerdam’s late winner gives Sounders 1-0 win over Whitecaps SEATTLE (AP) — Kelvin Leerdam scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 victory over the rival Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday night in their second Cascadia Cup showdown of the season. Seattle had a p...
2019-06-30 10:30

U.S. Women's Open winner will earn $1 million Female golfers will play for a $1 million first prize at this week's U.S. Women's Open, a first even if prize money continues to lag well behind the riches on offer in the men's game....
2019-05-29 00:45

Kevin Na’s caddie becomes surprise big winner: ‘That’s your car, baby’ Kevin Na claimed nearly $1.3 million for his victory at the Charles Schwab Challenge in Fort Worth, Texas, on Sunday, but his caddie made out pretty well, too. Na gave the keys to a shiny blue 1973 Dodge Challenger, one of the prizes awarded to the w...
2019-05-27 20:00

How to find British Open value without betting the winner The Open Championship offers an extensive wagering menu beyond the winner and matchups. Here are some players I’m picking to finish in the top 20. Odds via William Hill (WH) and PointsBet (PB). The Plays Xander Schauffele (+120, WH): Has finished in ...
2019-07-17 18:45

Four-time NBA winner Parker announces retirement Former San Antonio Spurs guard Tony Parker, a future Hall of Famer who helped the team win four NBA titles, announced his retirement from basketball on Monday....
2019-06-11 06:00

Tyson Fury continues to be big winner after nearly losing it all For a moment, it looked like Tyson Fury was a loser. He was flat on his back for the second time in his heavyweight title fight against Deontay Wilder last December in Los Angeles, this time in the 12th round, and it didn’t look like he was getting u...
2019-06-15 10:15

Shop Idol 2019: The winner revealed Gavin Mooney from O2 has been crowned the winner of Shop Idol 2019.Mooney, from Penrith, beat out competitors from every major UK retailer to be hailed as the country’s top mobile salesperson at last week's Mobile Industry Awards 2019.The...
2019-06-10 12:45

Matthew Wolff a PGA Tour winner at age 20 in 3rd pro start Big finishes as 20-year-old Matthew Wolff wins with an eagle at 3M Open, Feng wins with a birdie on LPGA, Rahm closes with 62 to win Irish Open        ...
2019-07-08 04:30

And the winner of the Chivas Venture Global Final is… Last week, the Chivas Venture Global Final took place at our very own TNW Conference. $1 million of no-strings funding was awarded to the top global startups blending profit with purpose to have a positive impact on the world. From 20 global finalist...
2019-05-24 22:30

TT winner Hickman replaces ill Reiterberger at BMW for Donington WSBK Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman will contest the World Superbike round at Donington Park this weekend, replacing Markus Reiterberger at the works BMW team...
2019-07-04 19:15

IoM Senior TT winner Harrison dominates Southern 100 with six wins ean Harrison dominated the 2019 Southern 100 with six victories, including the Solo Championship race, while Michael Dunlop suffered a broken pelvis in a crash on Thursday...
2019-07-11 20:00

BJP's Winner In Karnataka Pralhad Joshi Among New Faces In PM's Team Pralhad Joshi is among the new faces chosen for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's new government. A lawmaker from Karnataka, Pralhad Joshi, 56, won a fourth consecutive term from Dharwad....
2019-05-30 10:15

Even a Le Mans Winner Isn't Immune to the Charms of a Blower Bentley One might imagine that the winningest driver in Le Mans history, the unique Tom Kristensen, would be bored by many automotive experiences. After having taken nine class wins at the French 24 hour classic, including an overall win in 2003 with Bentley...
2019-06-29 18:45

Tacitus favored in Belmont; Preakness winner 2nd choice NEW YORK (AP) — Tacitus was made the slight favorite over Preakness winner War of Will in a Belmont Stakes that wraps up a whacky Triple Crown. Tacitus and War of Will got the outside No. 10 and 9 post positions, respectively, on Tuesday in the draw ...
2019-06-05 00:45

India is already the big winner from the Cricket World Cup even before a ball has been bowled The Cricket World Cup is one of the biggest sporting events this year. Host nation England start the tournament as favorites, but India is hoping to not only take home the trophy, but a big share of the returns....
2019-05-29 17:45

Lottery winner must split his winnings with ex-wife, court says He bought the ticket two years after he and his wife separated, but she still gets to take home half, court officials say.        ...
2019-06-24 00:15

RuPaul's Drag Race Season 11 Crowns a Winner It was always going to come down to this. The season 11 finale of RuPaul's Drag Race went just about exactly as we expected it to, which is also just about exactly how it should have......
2019-05-31 05:30

Race 1 winner Michelisz knocked out of WTCR Q1 session "Norbert Michelisz failed to progress from the Q1 session in qualifying at WTCR Race of Portugal in Vila Real, despite winning Race 1 on Saturday afternoon."...
2019-07-07 15:45

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M’s in 10 HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. The Astros hadn’t scored since putting up five runs in ...
2019-06-30 10:30

Revolution make Arena a winner in return to sideline Cristian Penilla and Teal Bunbury each scored a goal to give head coach Bruce Arena his first victory with his new club as the visiting New England Revolution held on for a 2-1 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Galaxy....
2019-06-03 10:45

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a person,” says Tayari Jones, the morning after carr...
2019-06-10 00:15

Pat Riley may be the real winner if Brooks Koepka three-peats PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — Don’t expect to see golf apparel shops flooded with “Three-peat” T-shirts, mugs and golf caps should Brooks Koepka win his third straight U.S. Open this weekend at Pebble Beach. He would have to get Pat Riley’s permission first...
2019-06-13 08:30

Donnie Yen Nails #BottleCapChallenge Blindfolded. "Winner," Says Internet The Bottle Cap Challenge requires skill. Kicking a cap off a bottle in the middle of a kick is not easy, after all. So when actor Donnie Yen managed to pull off the feat blindfolded, he impressed......
2019-07-05 18:45

Italy Stun Australia With Stoppage-Time Winner The first Women’s World Cup match of the day, between Italy and Australia, was a spicy one. Australia took a 1-0 lead early in the first half thanks to a Sam Kerr penalty kick, but their aggressive, attacking style left them open to counter attacks f...
2019-06-09 15:45

| Teunissen 'dream' winner of dramatic TDF opening stage Dutch rider Mike Teunissen won a chaotic opening stage of the Tour de France after a collision in the final kilometre blew the bunch sprint wide open in Brussels....
2019-07-07 04:45

Leerdam's late winner gives Sounders 1-0 win over Whitecaps Kelvin Leerdam scored in the sixth minute of second-half stoppage time to give the Seattle Sounders a 1-0 win over rival Vancouver Whitecaps in their second Cascadia Cup showdown of the season       ...
2019-06-30 14:15

Henderson becomes most prolific Canadian winner on LPGA Tour Ontario's Brooke Henderson became the most prolific Canadian winner on the LPGA Tour when she pipped four players by one stroke at the Meijer LPGA Classic in Grand Rapids, Michigan on Sunday....
2019-06-17 00:30

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
2019-07-08 19:15

‘Jeopardy!’ winner James Holzhauer is ‘astounding’: Ken Jennings While some naysayers bemoan James Holzhauer’s 28-game (and counting) “Jeopardy!” winning streak as “boring,” Ken Jennings has another word for it: “Astounding.” And he should know — only Jennings’ recor...
2019-05-28 22:45

Gleyber Torres is biggest winner from Yankees’ injuries BALTIMORE — One of the best things that has happened to the Yankees while being crushed by injuries this season is the acceleration factor. No one is accelerating faster than Gleyber Torres. Young players like Torres have had to rise to the occasion....
2019-05-21 14:31

Nobel-winner Paul Nurse on Brexit: ‘The UK is turning in on itself’ Scientists fear the UK has lost its way due to Brexit and research could suffer as a result, one of the country’s most respected scientists tells New Scientist...
2019-05-21 15:30

Bong Joon-ho's Parasite is this year's Palme D'Or winner For those of you who haven’t been following along with A.V. Club film editor A.A. Dowd’s dispatches from Cannes this year—which, lucky you, because you’ve got a whole trove of fascinating new films, and also one dire, four-hour twerkfest, to dig thro...
2019-05-26 01:30

"Confident In Fairness Of Indian Elections, Will Work With Winner": US The United States on Wednesday said that it was confident in the fairness and integrity of the Indian elections and would work with whoever is the victor....
2019-05-23 06:45

Midnight Cowboy at 50: why the X-rated best picture winner endures The unlikely buddy drama, starring Jon Voight and Dustin Hoffman, remains a compelling study of poverty and lonelinessMidnight Cowboy was the first and only X-rated film to win the Academy Award for best picture, a fact that’s useful to know on trivi...
2019-05-24 08:30

The Latest: Italy’s Salvini is a big winner in European vote BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on European elections (all times local): 8:10 a.m. The League party of Italy’s hard-line interior minister, Matteo Salvini, was one of the biggest winners in the European elections, with soaring support that bolsters ...
2019-05-27 08:15

The Bruins-Blues storylines that will decide Stanley Cup winner The only time the Bruins and the Blues played in the Stanley Cup final, it produced one of the most iconic images in the game’s history — Bobby Orr flying through the air after he scored the Cup-winning goal in overtime of Game 4 to win the 1970 NHL ...
2019-05-27 01:15

‘Jeopardy!’ sensation James Holzhauer wasn’t always a winner James Holzhauer is setting records on “Jeopardy!” — but he struck out on the ABC game show “500 Questions” four years ago. The 34-year-old pro gambler, who extended his “Jeopardy!” winning streak to 23 games Monday (he’s won $1,780,237), was a contes...
2019-05-21 23:15

Twins tie team record with eight HRs to continue record pace A New York Yankees home run record already is in danger of being broken, and if it happens, Matt Harvey could be partly to blame. Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota’s franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins h...
2019-05-24 05:30

Julián Castro Is Crowned the Winner on Telemundo’s First Debate Night The network simulcast the Democratic debate in Spanish, and had interpreters prepare for months to be able to translate “Medicare for all” in real time....
2019-06-28 03:00

Opinion: Jürgen Klopp's holistic approach the real winner Liverpool have won the Champions League, and Jürgen Klopp has finally overcome his losing streak in finals. But the real victory of the day comes in Klopp's approach to this success, writes DW's Jonathan Harding....
2019-06-02 03:15

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M's in 10 Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night       ...
2019-06-30 14:15

A Lightning Strike Decided the Fluke NASCAR Winner at Daytona NASCAR races at Daytona International Speedway are often unpredictable, since roughly 40 cars race in a giant, turbulent pack that could go tumbling down the track like a Jenga tower at any time. But Sunday’s race was unpredictable in a different wa...
2019-07-09 00:45

Five-time TT winner Hickman "content" with World Superbike return Five-time Isle of Man TT winner Peter Hickman says he is "content" with his performance standing in for Markus Reiterberger at Donington Park in World Superbikes...
2019-07-08 17:45

Preakness Winner War of Will among Five Keeneland Sales Graduates Entered in Belmont (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel) LEXINGTON, KY (June 5, 2019) – Gary Barber’s Preakness (G1) winner War of Will is one of five graduates of Keeneland sales among the 10 horses entered in the 151st running of the $1.5 million Belmont Presented by NYRA Bets (...
2019-06-06 02:00

Kentucky Derby winner Country House to get extended break LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Derby winner Country House is getting an extended break and likely won’t race again until 2020. Trainer Bill Mott says the colt isn’t expected to race again as a 3-year-old. He says Country House hasn’...
2019-06-17 02:45

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
2019-05-21 18:45

Opinion: Vladimir Guerrero Jr. was the real winner of the Home Run Derby Decades from now, you'll be hard-pressed to recall that Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and his 91 HRs was actually not the official winner of the 2019 Derby.       ...
2019-07-09 19:45

Van Aert sprints to stage but Thomas the big winner on Tour day of chaos • Pinot, Fuglsang, Urán and Porte lose time in crosswinds• Van Aert takes stage win, Alaphilippe keeps yellowGeraint Thomas seized the initiative as the Tour de France peloton was blown apart in the gusting crosswinds of the Tarn, on the eve of the f...
2019-07-15 21:15

Silverstone World Rallycross: Timmy Hansen becomes double winner Timmy Hansen became the first double winner of the 2019 World Rallycross Championship season at Silverstone despite losing the lead at the first corner of the final to Andreas Bakkerud...
2019-05-26 22:30

NASCAR Pocono: Stage-winner Larson must be "smarter" in key moments Kyle Larson says he must be "smarter" when he has a car capable of strong NASCAR Cup Series results, after winning two stages but falling to 26th at Pocono...
2019-06-03 17:30

Joko Widodo declared winner of Indonesia's presidential election Indonesia's electoral officials rushed to declare incumbent President Joko Widodo the winner of the recent presidential poll amid fears of violence. Widodo's opponent Prabowo Subianto has claimed widespread cheating....
2019-05-21 15:15

Late winner sends Nigeria into AFCON semi-finals "Africa Cup of Nations quarter-final - Cairo International Stadium – Nigeria 2 (S. Chukwueze 27\u0027, W. Troost-Ekong 89\u0027) South Africa 1 (B. Zungu 74\u0027)"...
2019-07-11 01:15

'Everybody is ready for it': World Cup winner Megan Rapinoe on equal pay – video USA star Megan Rapinoe believes fans chanting 'equal pay' during their successful World Cup title defence is a sign that 'everybody is ready' for a change in the way men and women's football is governed.In March, Rapinoe and her teammates sued their ...
2019-07-08 16:45

How Each America's Got Talent Winner Has Spent--or Squandered--Their Chance at Fame When America's Got Talent returns for season 14 on Tuesday, May 28, it'll look a little different. Not only is seasons 12 and 13 host Tyra Banks out, but so are longtime judges......
2019-05-28 15:15

‘Jeopardy!’ winner James Holzhauer is less than $60K from show’s earnings record “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer put the cherry on top of another perfect week. Winning Friday night’s game with $79,663, the 34-year-old Las Vegas resident now has $2,462,216 in his game-show coffers. The professional sports ...
2019-06-01 03:45

American Idol Winner Laine Hardy: My Win Shows You Never Give Up You (probably) haven't seen the last of them--the American Idol judges--yet. Katy Perry, Luke Bryan and Lionel Richie closed out their second season of American Idol on ABC--Laine......
2019-05-21 14:38

I tried 3 brands of frozen fish sticks and the winner was crunchy and delicious Kristin Salaky We tried three brands of frozen fish sticks. We tried Gorton's, Mrs. Paul's, and Natural Sea. In the end, we liked Gorton's best. Visit INSIDER's homepage for more stories. Fish sticks are a classic freezer food. Keeping them handy ...
2019-07-02 11:45

2019 Tony Awards: André De Shields Is a Winner in Hadestown Curtain Call! The 73rd Annual Tony Awards was full of drama (the good kind) in New York City on Sunday night, and the big winner was a town where the wind blows...any way....
2019-06-10 19:15

Australia stunned by late Italy winner at Women's World Cup Barbara Bonansea produces match-winning braceSam Kerr’s first World Cup goal not enough for MatildasIn a city in northern France built on the twin industries of steel and lace both Italy and Australia offered performances that were equal parts tough ...
2019-06-09 15:30

Ban for 2011 Vuelta winner Cobo could give title to Froome AIGLE, Switzerland (AP) — Juan Jose Cobo has been banned from cycling for three years after being found guilty of doping in 2011, the year he won the Spanish Vuelta. Cobo’s ban puts 2011 Vuelta runner-up Chris Froome in line for a seventh Grand...
2019-06-13 18:15

Ferrari hail Vettel as moral winner after 'stolen' race Ferrari hailed Sebastian Vettel as the moral winner of the Canadian Grand Prix on Sunday while the German raged at being robbed of victory by race stewards....
2019-06-10 03:45

Indianapolis 500 winner Pagenaud tops practice for IndyCar Toronto Team Penske-Chevrolet's Simon Pagenaud went fastest in second practice for Honda Indy Toronto, just beating Chip Ganassi Racing-Honda's Felix Rosenqvist...
2019-07-13 00:45

Nate Lashley's painful, uncertain journey to PGA Tour winner He lost his parents and girlfriend in a plane crash. He spent time flipping houses to make ends meet. He was an alternate who wasn't even supposed to be in the Rocket Mortgage Classic field. And now, he's a PGA Tour winner....
2019-07-01 01:00

Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has retired with Japan’s Yomiuri Giants — the team that he first played for in Japan. The 44-year-old Uehara announced his re...
2019-05-22 07:45

Rip Torn, Emmy winner and Oscar nominee, known as a trouble-maker, dies at 88 Emmy winner Rip Torn, whose tempestuous nature made him a compelling character actor on the screen and stage but sometimes caused him trouble on the set and in private life, died on Tuesday at the age of 88, media reports said....
2019-07-10 06:45

U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland misses cut at Rocket Mortgage Classic U.S. Open winner Gary Woodland and Dustin Johnson, the No. 2 player in the world, were sent home early at the Rocket Mortgage Classic in Detroit.        ...
2019-06-29 04:45

Oregon State’s Adley Rutschman winner of Dick Howser Award OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State catcher and top overall draft pick Adley Rutschman is winner of the Dick Howser Trophy as college baseball player of the year. The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association announced its major award winners Satu...
2019-06-15 20:45

| Roord heads late Dutch winner to beat brave Kiwis Jill Roord came off the bench and headed home from close range in added time to give the Netherlands a 1-0 women's World Cup victory over New Zealand...
2019-06-11 20:45

Jockey Rafael Bejarano rides 4,000th winner at Santa Anita ARCADIA, Calif. (AP) — Jockey Rafael Bejarano rode his 4,000th career winner at Santa Anita. He guided filly Portal Creek to a 3 ¾-length victory in the third race Saturday for trainer Bob Hess Jr. The 36-year-old Peruvian jockey says Santa Anita has...
2019-06-16 01:30

Brooklyn lotto winner quits job to go riding with Bible-thumping bikers He’s heaven on wheels. A Brooklyn superintendent won a $7 million lottery and promptly quit his job to take a cross-country motorcycle trip spreading the word of God, he said Friday. Rafael Gomez, 65, and a group of Bible lovin’ biker pals plan...
2019-06-14 23:30

Connor Jennings heads Tranmere into League One with extra-time winner Tranmere Rovers returned to League One for the first time since 2014 after Connor Jennings broke Newport County’s hearts in extra-time at Wembley.The League Two play-off final was heading towards a penalty shootout when Jennings ended the deadlock wi...
2019-05-25 19:45

| Mohamed Ould Ghazouani declared winner of Mauritania presidential election Ex-general Mohamed Ould Ghazouani was declared the official winner Monday of presidential elections in Mauritania that opposition candidates claim were unfair....
2019-07-01 20:15

Re-Cycle: When Britain's first Tour stage winner blew the field away in 1959 "The second of our historical Re-Cycle series during this year\u0027s Tour de France doffs its hat to Brian Robinson on the sixtieth anniversary of his remarkable solo win in Stage 20 of the 1959 Tour. Britain\u0027s first ever Tour stage winner tell...
2019-07-11 14:30

Smriti Irani, 2019's Star Winner, Tweets "New Morning For Amethi" Smriti Irani today tweeted a thank-you for Amethi, where her victory over Congress president Rahul Gandhi may be this election's show-stopper. "A new morning for Amethi, a new pledge. You placed your......
2019-05-24 08:30

Charlton return to Championship after Patrick Bauer scores last-gasp winner Lee Bowyer was the last man standing in the Charlton technical area as his backroom staff and substitutes bench emptied on to the pitch, fleeing down the touchline to join the pile-on after Patrick Bauer snatched victory to seal promotion deep into f...
2019-05-26 18:30

Sara Däbritz bundles Germany winner against Spain in Women's World Cup Sara Däbritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women’s World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round.The two-times champions, who beat China in their group opener, are on six points,...
2019-06-12 23:15

We went shopping at Lululemon and Athleta to see which athleisure store was better — and the winner was clear (LULU, GPS) Bethany Biron/Business Insider Lululemon, the Canada-based athletic retailer, continues to impress investors with strong sales. The company reported a 14% increase in same-store sales in the first quarter of 2019. Meanwhile, Athleta has been a brig...
2019-06-14 04:00

Four-time Pikes Peak winner Dunne killed in race crash Four-time Pikes Peak International Hill Climb winner Carlin Dunne is being mourned by the motorsport world after the 36-year-old was killed in a crash at the iconic Colorado race on Sunday....
2019-07-01 12:45

Netflix acquires Cannes Film Festival's Grand Prix winner Netflix isn't done pushing back against Cannes for rejecting its movies -- if anything, it's escalating the fight. The company has acquired international rights for two winners at the 2019 Cannes Film Festival, with its crown jewel being M...
2019-05-27 01:45

A winner on the drag strip, Courtney Force is loving the 4-mile life Courtney Force won 12 Funny Car races before stepping away as a driver. Now she's discovering a whole bunch of different racetracks on the IndyCar circuit.        ...
2019-06-23 03:15

Lineth Beerensteyn grabs winner as Dutch maintain 100 per cent record • Netherlands 2-1 Canada• Another VAR controversy mars game in ReimsThe Netherlands secured top spot in Group E at the Women’s World Cup, maintaining their 100% record with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Canada in Reims.The Bayern Munich striker Line...
2019-06-21 02:15

Liverpool’s Mo Salah dreams of scoring winner in Champions League final • ‘I hope we can right what happened last season’• Experience of final ‘may prove decisive’ against SpursMohamed Salah wants to score Liverpool’s winner in the Champions League final to banish the misery of last season’s defeat by Real Madrid.The str...
2019-05-29 02:15

Rameshwar Teli, 2-Time Winner From Assam, Joins PM Modi's Cabinet Rameshwar Teli, who won from Assam's Dibrugarh Lok Sabha constituency for the second time in a row, was rewarded with a ministerial position in Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet today....
2019-05-30 18:00

Women's World Cup: Cameroon score injury-time winner against New Zealand to reach last 16 Ajara Nchout scores two brilliant goals, including an injury-time winner, as Cameroon beat New Zealand 2-1 to reach the last 16 of the World Cup as a best third-placed team....
2019-06-20 21:15

England's World Cup dream dies, but support for women's game is real winner Lionesses’ semi-final defeat left a newly inspired nation of football fans devastated but full of prideWhen England equalised after sustained early pressure and going a goal down against the US, Emma O’Connor instinctively rose to her feet and pumped...
2019-07-03 03:15

Denied Visa Extension, Padma Shri Winner Says Will Return Award: Report External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has sought a report today after a German Padma Shri awardee threatened to return her award, reportedly over being denied visa extension....
2019-05-26 18:30

Winning lottery ticket spent a month on oblivious winner's coffee table A Maryland man said he was cleaning the clutter off his coffee table when he discovered a forgotten Powerball ticket that earned him a $50,000 payday....
2019-07-13 01:45

Rally Estonia winner Tanak deliberately chose adverse starting spot Ott Tanak deliberately chose an adverse starting spot on Rally Estonia, in preparation for next month's World Rally Championship event in Finland where he will run first on the road...
2019-07-15 22:45

The AFCON Final Is Set Thanks To A Late Winner Off A Free Kick And One Unfortunate Goalkeeping Boner The Africa Cup of Nations is nearing the end of its summertime debut, with the final officially set to feature Algeria going up against Senegal. Both semifinal matches were played on Sunday, and both featured some wild finishes that will certainly le...
2019-07-15 22:15

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published Boys in Zinc, her oral history of Russia’s war in ...
2019-07-11 15:45

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud's dog was the real star in victory lane Simon Pagenaud won the 2019 Indianapolis 500, and his dog, Norman, was right there with him to celebrate.        ...
2019-05-28 07:30

Mr. Olympia winner Shawn ‘Flexatron’ Rhoden accused of rape by fellow bodybuilder Bodybuilding star and Mr. Olympia winner Shawn Rhoden — aka “Flexatron” — has been charged with first-degree rape in Utah, according to cops. The 44-year-old is accused of sexually assaulting a female bodybuilder inside of a C...
2019-07-13 00:30

Pokémon T-Shirt Contest Winner Disqualified, Design Pulled From Upcoming Game Earlier this week, Japanese clothing company Uniqlo announced Chinese artist Li Wen Pei had won its UT Grand Prix contest for designing Pokémon T-shirts. He was set to win $10,000 and have his design featured in Pokémon Sword and Shield, set to come ...
2019-05-23 21:45

Disqualified NASCAR Trucks winner passionately argues against sport's decision Ross Chastain beat the field in Sunday's Trucks race at Iowa Speedway, but NASCAR stripped him of his victory after his truck failed inspection.       ...
2019-06-19 06:01

We compared the Chase Sapphire Preferred to the AmEx Platinum — and this time, the winner isn't clear-cut Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network if you apply for a credit card, but our reporting and recommendations are always independent and objective. Alyssa Powell/Business Insider Which is a better card to have...
2019-06-27 22:15

Nevada governor vetoes bill giving electors to presidential popular vote winner Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak on Thursday vetoed legislation that would have given all the state's electoral votes to the presidential candidate who wins the national popular vote....
2019-05-31 00:00

2017 U.S. Open winner Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer star Jozy Altidore are engaged 2017 U.S. Open tennis champion Sloane Stephens and U.S. soccer player Jozy Altidore are engaged. The couple announced the news Monday on Twitter.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

John Legend Promises The Voice Winner Maelyn Jarmon a Hang Session With His Family John Legend accomplished something not many before him have done: a victory on The Voice during his first season. Maelyn Jarmon took home the top prize for Team John in the season 16......
2019-05-22 22:45

Cannes winner 'Parasite' captures rich-poor gap in 'basic unit of life': director The South Korean director of "Parasite", the darkly comic movie that won the top Palme d'Or prize at this year's Cannes Film Festival, described his film on Tuesday as "a candid portrayal of the rich and the poor."...
2019-05-28 13:30

Atlanta Braves agree to terms on deal with 2015 Cy Young winner Dallas Keuchel A day after Craig Kimbrel finally found a team, Dallas Keuchel's free agency came to a close as the 2015 Cy Young winner agreed to join the Braves.        ...
2019-06-07 05:00

US Open winner Gary Woodland testament to teaching of Pete Cowen | Ewan Murray Yorkshireman has coached most of the world’s top golfers at one time but maintains ‘it’s about the players’Sitting in a quiet corner of an airport lounge in San Francisco as the US Open hurtled towards its conclusion, Pete Cowen realised that he coul...
2019-06-18 00:15

The Kyler Effect: Heisman winner’s success inspires athletes to play two sports in college Instead of specializing, several high school stars plan to remain two-sport athletes into college, following the path of baseball prospect turned No. 1 NFL draft pick Kyler Murray....
2019-07-10 21:15

Brittany Lincicome, two-time LPGA major winner, gives birth eight weeks early to first child Brittany Lincicome, a two-time LPGA major winner, had flown to Chicago for an outing and was surprised by the early arrival of Emery Reign Gouws.       ...
2019-07-10 00:30

Maximum Security's owners ask court to summarily declare it winner of Kentucky Derby In a motion for summary judgment, Gary and Mary West have asked a federal judge to summarily declare Maximum Security the Derby winner.        ...
2019-06-01 15:15

Jon Rahm has punch and panache to end Spain’s long wait for Open winner | Sean Ingle It has been 31 years since Seve Ballesteros lifted the Claret Jug but Rahm arrives as third favourite and has plenty of supportIt is 31 years since Seve Ballesteros became the last Spaniard to lift the Claret Jug. Since then José María Olazábal and S...
2019-07-17 21:15

Sara Gilbert won't miss this about 'The Talk': 'I’m OK with letting that piece of it go' Sara Gilbert announced her departure from CBS' "The Talk" in April. It turns out this part of the job was "a stretch" for her.        ...
2019-06-04 20:00

Liverpool star Mohamed Salah reflects on his journey from an Egyptian village to Champions League winner Mohamed Salah could scarcely believe his journey to the top of European club football as the Egypt star led Liverpool to victory in the Champions League Final....
2019-06-02 00:15

Trump meets with 'incredible' Indy 500 winner Pagenaud, team owner Penske at White House President Trump met with Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, Team Penske and team owner Roger Penske Monday at the White House, congratulating them on their dramatic victory last month....
2019-06-11 07:00

Nevada bill giving electoral votes to popular-vote winner heads to governor’s desk (CNN) – Nevada will send legislation to the governor’s desk that would give the state’s Electoral College votes to the winner of the popular vote — and could become the 15th state to do so. The Nevada Senate passed AB 186 by ...
2019-05-23 14:15

Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud: White House visit was honor he couldn't refuse "He was very knowledgeable about racing. He knew all about Indianapolis," Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud said of President Trump.       ...
2019-06-12 07:00

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME SEVEN PERCENT AHEAD OF 2007; Exchange On Pace For Fourth Consecutive Year Of Record Volume Growth CHICAGO, December 1, 2008- The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that year to date, 2008 trading volume is seven percent ahead of the same period a year ago.Through the end of November, total trading volume at CFE stands at 1,119,553 c...
2019-05-23 21:15

Chris Froome surgery successful but Tour de France winner remains in intensive care after horror crash Chris Froome stands to retrospectively become Britain's first Grand Tour winner and add a seventh title to his collection, all from his hospital bed in France where he is recovering from a horror crash which has ruled him out of the Tour de France....
2019-06-13 22:45

President Trump issues White House invitation to Indy 500 winner Simon Pagenaud, Roger Penske From Japan, President Trump congratulates Simon Pagenaud on his Indianapolis 500 win, announces Team Penske will visit White House.        ...
2019-05-27 06:45

The woman leading Ford's EV revolution: 2019's Great British Women in the Car Industry - Rising Stars winner Emma King is at the coalface of Ford’s electrification drive Emma King, the Model T-owning overall winner of this year’s Great British Women competition, is Ford through and through Not many Ford employees can claim to have in their possession one...
2019-06-19 15:15

Life of a Henchman: Sore Winner Brian Kemp Sics Georgia Ethics Commissioner on Stacey Abrams Do you know what a henchman is? They’re faceless, nameless, losers who do the dirty work for the villain in movies or TV shows. Henchmen are easy to recognize; just look for the endless stream of guys in ridiculous matching outfits getting knocked do...
2019-07-15 17:30

'You can't help but wonder': As home runs fly at a record pace, MLB's doping question is back Juiced baseballs are cited as the reason for home runs being hit at a record pace, but what if PED use is also to blame? "You can't help but wonder."       ...
2019-07-08 17:30

World Cup hero and Golden Boot winner: Megan Rapinoe's emphatic response to Donald Trump tweet After the United States won the Women's World Cup, social media users did not waste time in reminding Donald Trump of a tweet he had directed toward star player Megan Rapinoe earlier in the tournament....
2019-07-08 00:45

Woman who claimed she had love affair with Michael Winner facing jail after violently robbing film director's widow A woman who claims she had an love affair with Michael Winner is facing jail today after admitting a violence robbery of the film director's widow at her Knightsbridge home....
2019-07-05 16:30

'The Voice' Season 16 winner stuns with Sarah McLachlan duet SPOILER ALERT: This video reveals the winner of "The Voice" Season 16. The winner sang a moving rendition of "Angel" with Sarah McLachlan herself.        ...
2019-05-22 15:30

Royal Ascot: Hayley Turner the second female jockey to ride an Ascot winner Hayley Turner became only the second female jockey - and first since Gay Kelleway 32 years ago - to ride a Royal Ascot winner when Thanks Be triumphed in the Sandringham Handicap....
2019-06-22 00:45

Nigeria into Africa Cup of Nations semis after late winner against South Africa • William Troost-Ekong’s 89th-minute goal seals 2-1 win• Idrissa Gueye strike earns Senegal 1-0 win over BeninNigeria have reached the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals but left it late to overcome a gallant South Africa as the tournament served up m...
2019-07-11 00:45

One Bad Boy wins Queen's Plate; 2017 Plate winner returns to win on same card One Bad Boy came from California to win the Queen's Plate in Canada while the 2017 Plate winner takes a big race on the same card; Breeders' Cup qualifier in Florida and plenty of other weekend action....
2019-07-01 23:45

Winner's Bag: Nate Lashley's golf equipment at the Rocket Mortgage Classic Take a look at the complete list of the clubs that Nate Lashley used to win the PGA Tour's Rocket Mortgage Classic.       ...
2019-07-01 03:45

Former champ Ostapenko faces Azarenka in round one, winner to play Osaka, Venus to play Svitolina "The draw for the women’s tournament at the French Open has been completed with the highlight of the opening round seeing former champion Jelena Ostapenko face Victoria Azarenka."...
2019-05-23 23:15

CFE'S YEAR-TO-DATE VOLUME IS 50% AHEAD OF LAST YEAR; Average Daily Volume Is Exceeding 2007's Record Pace, July 2008 Volume Down 24% Compared To Year-Ago CHICAGO, August 1, 2008 - The CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE) today announced that 2008 year-to-date trading volume is 50% ahead of the same period from a year-ago.Through the end of July, total trading volume at CFE stands at 701,454 contracts trad...
2019-05-23 22:30

Fortune cookie means big fortune for Powerball winner _____ RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who says he based his Powerball entry on a fortune cookie he got from his granddaughter now has a fortune to celebrate. WRAL in Raleigh reports retired retailer Charles W. Jackson Jr. stepped forward at...
2019-06-08 18:30

Labour Party backlash after Peterborough by-election winner Lisa Forbes liked 'anti-Semitic' posts online Labour MP Lisa Forbes, who won the Peterborough by-election on Thursday, is facing a backlash from within the Labour Party after it emerged she had liked Facebook posts that were accused of being anti-Semitic....
2019-06-07 15:45

This $7 Piece of Silicone Protects Your Counters From Dirty Utensils, and Your Utensils From Dirty Counters I swear, I invented the concept of the utensil rest in my head, thinking I was going to be a Shark Tank millionaire, before I realized that they already exist....
2019-05-23 22:15

History of the Indianapolis 500 Coined "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 has been held annually every year since 1911 except for 1917-18 (World War I) and 1942-45 (World War II).        ...
2019-05-22 22:15

The Best Moments In E3 History Before E3, everyone gets excited for the big new announcements. But after E3, all anyone remembers—and cherishes—are the kind of screw-ups, misfires and awkward heroism you can only get when corporate executives and video game developers have to get ...
2019-06-07 14:45

The history of the oversized heavyweight Oliver Goldstein examines the meaning of the biggest and tallest heavyweights in history The post The history of the oversized heavyweight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12 13:45

Neanderthals’ history is as complicated as ours Enlarge / The upper and lower jawbones of a juvenile Neanderthal girl who lived in Belgium around 127,000 years ago. (credit: Peyrégne et al. 2019) DNA preserved in ancient bones and teeth has recently helped scientists reconstruct how groups of an...
2019-07-04 00:30

Today in History for July 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Union forces win the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War; George Washington takes charge of the Continental Army; Algeria gains independence; Actor Tom Cruise born; Singer Jim Morrison dies. (July 3) &...
2019-07-03 16:45

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

The history of celebrating Memorial Day Memorial Day is more than the start summer. The holiday has a rich history and every American celebrates differently.        ...
2019-05-23 19:15

Today in History for May 30th Highlights of this day in history: Clean-up ends at New York's Ground Zero, months after the Sept. 11th attacks; France's Joan of Arc burned at the stake; Baseball's Cal Ripken, Jr. begins his games streak; Bandleader Benny Goodman bo...
2019-05-30 10:45

The 100 absolute best songs in history 24/7 Wall St. has determined the 100 absolute best songs of all time by creating an index based on sales and more.        ...
2019-05-29 23:30

Today in History for May 29th Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; John F. Kennedy born; more -May 29        ...
2019-05-29 14:15

Today in History for May 28th On this day in 1908 English author Ian Fleming was born; Actor and comedian Phil Hartman is killed in California; more        ...
2019-05-28 18:15

Today in History for July 4th Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon bor...
2019-07-04 14:00

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
2019-06-13 14:45

Today in History for July 12 Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for the White House; Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party; Comedian Bill Cosby born. (July 12) ...
2019-07-12 09:00

Today in History for June 8th Highlights of this day in history: Islam's Prophet Mohammed dies; James Earl Ray caught, wanted for killing civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.; Architect Frank Lloyd Wright born; The N.Y. Yankees retire Mickey Mantle's number. (J...
2019-06-10 19:00

Today in History for June 9th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Joseph McCarthy confronted over his anti-communist tactics; Author Charles Dickens dies; Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns; Secretariat wins Triple Crown; Electric guitar pioneer Les Paul born. (June 9) &...
2019-06-10 19:00

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season...
2019-06-14 04:00

The Real History of Father's Day Father’s Day is this Sunday—in case you need a reminder—and while golf, beer, and barbecue may come to mind, it’s a celebration with complex, religious origins and one even arguably fueled by the women’s liberation movement that began in the 60s....
2019-06-11 21:45

Today in History for July 7th Highlights of this day in history: Terror bombings strike London's transit system; Oliver North testifies at Iran-Contra hearings; Sandra Day O'Connor nominated for U.S. Supreme Court; Author Robert Heinlein and musician Ringo Starr born. ...
2019-07-07 05:01

Today in History for July 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg begins; The first nuclear weapons test in peacetime; TR's assault on San Juan Hill; Britain's Princess Diana born; Hong Kong returned to China; Actor Marlon Brando dies....
2019-07-01 11:15

Today in History for July 8th Highlights of this day in history: Commodore Matthew Perry arrives in Tokyo Bay; Industrialist John D. Rockefeller born; Word of what becomes known as 'The Roswell Incident'; North Korea's Kim Il Sung dies; Ziegfeld stages first &apos...
2019-07-08 07:45

| WATCH: Today in History Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born....
2019-07-13 18:45

Today in History for June 5th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles; The Six-Day War erupts in the Mideast; Birth of the Marshall Plan; First reported AIDS cases in the U.S.; Former President Ronald Reagan dies. (June 5)  &#...
2019-06-05 08:01

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. ...
2019-05-24 12:30

Today in History for May 31st Highlights of this day in history: The Johnstown Flood kills more than 2,200 people in Pennsylvania; Israel hangs ex-Nazi official Adolf Eichmann; Bombing suspect Eric Rudolph caught in North Carolina; Actor-director Clint Eastwood born. (May 31) ...
2019-05-31 13:15

Today in History for June 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Timothy McVeigh convicted in the Oklahoma City bombing; Coronation day for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; Pope John Paul II visits Poland; Baseball's Lou Gehrig dies. (June 2)     ...
2019-06-02 02:45

Today in History for May 26th Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie ...
2019-05-26 02:15

Memorial Day Weather History Fire up the grill, put on the sunscreen, and strap on those floaties; it’s the unofficial start of summer! Memorial Day is first and foremost a day of remembrance of all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Memorial Day is also a ti...
2019-05-27 21:00

Today in History for July 9th Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steig...
2019-07-09 06:30

Today in History for June 4th Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square; World War II's Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases 'Born in the U.S.A.&a...
2019-06-04 07:30

Today in History for June 6th Highlights of this day in history: The D-Day invasion of World War II; Israel invades Lebanon to drive out Yasser Arafat; Remains of fugitive Nazi doctor Josef Mengele exhumed in Brazil; First drive-in theater opens in Camden, N.J. (June 6)  ...
2019-06-06 16:45

Today in History for June 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Beatles release their 'Sgt. Pepper' album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies. (June 1)  ...
2019-06-01 17:45

Today in History for May 27th Today in History for May 27th: The Golden Gate Bridge opens in 1937; in 1936 the Queen Mary leaves port on its maiden voyage; and more        ...
2019-05-28 04:15

Masvidal's 5-second KO fastest in UFC history Jorge Masvidal landed a vicious flying knee and knocked out Ben Askren just five seconds into their bout Saturday night, marking the fastest KO in UFC history....
2019-07-07 16:15

Today in History for June 7th Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; 'Grease' opens on Broadway; Singer-songwriter Prince born. (June 7...
2019-06-07 06:15

Today in History for May 20th Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20) &...
2019-05-21 15:30

Today in History for May 22nd Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany and Fascist Italy sign the 'Pact of Steel'; Richard Nixon is the first U.S. president to visit the Soviet Union; Actor Laurence Olivier born; Johnny Carson hosts his last 'Tonight Show.&...
2019-05-22 07:15

Today in History for June 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Ed White is the first American to walk in space; Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini and Pope John XXIII die; Britain's Duke of Windsor weds Wallis Simpson; Poet Allen Ginsberg and entertainer Josephine Baker born....
2019-06-03 13:30

Today in History for June 7th On this day in 1998 in Jasper, Texas, three white men chain a black man, James Byrd, Junior, to a pickup truck, then drag him to his death; more        ...
2019-06-07 15:30

Today in History for June 22nd Highlights of this day in history: France falls to Nazi Germany on what becomes a day of several key events during World War II; Joe Louis knocks out Max Schmeling in their boxing rematch; Entertainers Judy Garland and Fred Astaire die. (June 22) ...
2019-06-22 16:45

Today in History for June 19th Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. ...
2019-06-19 09:30

Most lavish royal weddings in history Scroll through to learn about some of the most lavish royal weddings in history, including the wedding of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

Today in History for June 18th Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America's first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (June 1...
2019-06-18 07:15

A History of the Crusades As Told by Crusaders' DNA History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim the Near East. But the DNA of nine 13th century Crusaders buried in a pit in Lebanon shows that there'...
2019-05-21 16:30

Today in History for June 12th Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman murdered; Baseball Hall of Fame opens. (June 12...
2019-06-12 13:30

Today in History for July 17th Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die. ...
2019-07-17 15:00

Today in History for June 23rd Highlights of this day in history: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr. Jonas Salk and TV producer Aaron Spelling die. (June 23)...
2019-06-23 06:00

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
2019-05-21 15:00

Today in History for June 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arrested in the slayings of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman; Singer Kate Smith dies. (June 17) ...
2019-06-17 09:45

Breaking down the best and worst No. 3 picks in NBA history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Willia...
2019-06-19 08:30

Today in History for June 14th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's troops enter Paris during World War II; TWA Flight 847 hijacked; Stars and Stripes adopted as official U.S. flag; Leftist guerrilla Che Guevara and real estate mogul Donald Trump born. (June 14...
2019-06-14 08:30

What's in a nickname? NFL has had great ones in its history NFL At 100: The memorable moments and teams in NFL history can be summarized by a word or phrase such as the "Steel Curtain" or "America's Team." And the NFL has had more than its share of those moments and teams through the years.   ...
2019-06-14 21:30

Today in History for June 28th Highlights of this day in history: An assassination in Europe sparks World War I; Elian Gonzalez and his father leave for Cuba; Boxer Mike Tyson disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Richard Rodgers and Mel Brooks born. (June 28) &...
2019-06-28 08:15

A Brief History of Doctor Who's Missing Episodes It’s hard to imagine that a franchise with such an important history as Doctor Who doesn’t have a complete archive of its journeys across time and space. But that’s been the case for Who since the ‘70s, and the impact of a controversial BBC program t...
2019-06-21 20:15

Today in History for June 15th Highlights of this day in history: England's King John signs the Magna Carta; A deadly steamboat fire in New York City; Jordan's King Hussein weds American Lisa Halaby; Arlington National Cemetery created; Singer Ella Fitzgerald dies. (Ju...
2019-06-15 15:15

A brief history of cheating at video games For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, you can bet your bottom dollar that if there's...
2019-06-15 16:45

Today in History for July 16th Highlights of this day in history: Test of the world's first nuclear weapon; President Richard Nixon's White House taping system revealed; John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife and her sister die in a plane crash; Apollo 11 lifts off for Moon. (...
2019-07-16 12:45

Today in History for June 16th Highlights of this day in history: Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects. (June 16) &...
2019-06-16 03:30

Today in History for June 20th Highlights of this day in history: Lizzie Borden found innocent of a grisly double murder; Britain's Queen Victoria begins rule; Race-related rioting hits Detroit; Muhammad Ali convicted in Vietnam War-era draft case; 'Jaws' premieres...
2019-06-20 08:00

Today in History for June 13th Highlights of this day in history: The Pentagon Papers hits newsstands amid the Vietnam War; Thurgood Marshall nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court; The 'Miranda' warning; Pioneer 10 leaves solar system; Swing legend Benny Goodman dies. (...
2019-06-13 11:45

Women ready to add to their history at Hazeltine The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes        ...
2019-06-20 03:15

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else....
2019-05-21 14:45

Today in History for June 29th Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)   ...
2019-06-29 17:15

Today in History for July 14th Highlights of this day in history: Bastille prison stormed during the French Revolution; Outlaw 'Billy the Kid' gunned down; Richard Speck murders student nurses in Chicago; Mariner 4 probe flies by Mars; Folk singer Woody Guthrie born. (...
2019-07-15 21:45

Today in History for June 30th Highlights of this day in history: Adolf Hitler purges rivals in Nazi Germany; America's food and drug safety take a big step forward; 'Gone With the Wind' published; Tonya Harding banned from figure skating; Singer Lena Horne born. ...
2019-06-30 10:30

Today in History for June 21st 1964: In Philadelphia, Mississippi three civil rights workers disappear while trying to help blacks register to vote; 1788: The U.S. Constitution takes effect        ...
2019-06-21 16:15

A Brief History of Joe Biden and School Busing The presidential candidate once voted to protect court-ordered busing, but he later aligned against it with segregationists and called the practice a “liberal train wreck.”...
2019-07-15 09:45

The Secret History of Muslims in America Muslims have existed in America for as long as the country has been around—not that you’d know that from our mainstream telling of American history. In this special episode of The Secret Life of Muslims, we take a look at the hidden history of Muslim...
2019-05-24 21:45

Today in History for July 15th Highlights of this day in history: President Richard Nixon announces his breakthrough trip to China; Fashion designer Gianni Versace slain; Aerospace giant Boeing founded; Dutch painter Rembrandt born. (July 15)       ...
2019-07-15 21:45

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively a massive Old Fashioned—alcohol and sugar—slinging itself along the universe," said bartender Trist...
2019-07-06 17:00

Today in History for July 10th Highlights of this day in history: Start of World War II's Battle of Britain; Telstar satellite launched; Millard Fillmore becomes President; Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev killed; Singer Arlo Guthrie born; Cartoon voice Mel Blanc dies. (July ...
2019-07-10 09:15

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world...
2019-06-01 18:45

Today in History for July 11th Highlights of this day in history: America normalizes diplomatic ties with Vietnam; Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel; Skylab makes a fiery return to Earth; Babe Ruth's major league debut; Laurence Olivier dies. (July 11)...
2019-07-11 12:45

D-Day: The Weather Forecast that Changed the Course of History The most important element of the D-Day invasion was something that General Dwight Eisenhower and the Allied forces couldn’t plan for… the weather. The attack was delayed by one day to June 6, 1944 because of the miserable weather. Thousa...
2019-06-07 00:30

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact and History For years, repealing the measure was not part of the political conversation. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
2019-06-07 14:45

The History of Pride Month Celebrations Pride Month is more than just a colorful parade or a series of parties (though those are great, too)—it’s the observance of the people who came before us that made these celebratory events possible....
2019-06-08 01:15

How Cody Bellinger could have the best season in MLB history For two months, the Dodgers outfielder has been virtually flawless in all aspects of the game, giving us a glimpse of what the greatest season ever would look like....
2019-05-30 21:45

The unexpected history of the Sikh turban Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature....
2019-05-27 12:30

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
2019-06-11 01:15

You can now ask Alexa to delete your voice history As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you&#...
2019-05-29 20:15

From the war to Vincent Tan: the history that shaped FK Sarajevo Club face Celtic in a Champions League qualifier on Tuesday aiming to, for one night, put smiles back on their fans’ facesFor the majority of Celtic fans travelling to the Champions League qualifier in Sarajevo on Tuesday, this will be just another f...
2019-07-09 12:45

Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the follo...
2019-06-02 03:45

Humanity's history of migration by sea — from Troy to Lampedusa When are refugees welcome — and when not? Historian Erik Lindner takes a long look back to discover answers to this question. He reveals them in his book "Flight Across the Sea."...
2019-06-03 23:45

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
2019-06-14 16:00

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
2019-06-17 16:00

Everything sucks so much that we're just airbrushing women presidents into history now In times of trouble, countries tend to retreat into the soothing dreams of a fictional, more glorious past. We see this in nationalist projects throughout history, leaders calling their people to reclaim some sort of lost greatness by hearkening back...
2019-05-29 23:30

LBGTQ TV: A history of gay characters, from Stonewall to 'Batwoman' The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is a milestone for the gay-rights movement, one being commemorated with everything from parades to documentaries. It's also a moment to look back at TV's history chronicling that fight -- one characterized ...
2019-06-07 16:30

An oral history of substance use and recovery in plants Two UAW officials and a postdoctoral researcher spoke with Staff Reporter Jackie Charniga about how previous epidemics shaped workplace policies on substance-use disorders and how the UAW may be uniquely positioned to tackle the problem....
2019-07-07 07:45

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24 11:45

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
2019-06-04 01:45

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
2019-06-07 11:30

Oi Trump: a short history of penis protests Eighteen-year-old Ollie Nancarrow mowed a giant phallus into a field to greet Donald Trump as the US president flew into Stansted airport this morning. He’s not the first to employ such imageryThe schoolteachers of your childhood won’t agree, but som...
2019-06-03 20:45

How Muslims Have Been a Major Part of American History G/O Media is teaming up with Smartypants Pictures to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news....
2019-05-25 04:15

Can Nets take New York from Knicks? What history tells us The scrapbook isn’t empty, exactly. There are snapshots of prosperity sprinkled across the half-century and change in which the Nets have shared Greater New York with the Knicks. There have been stolen moments when the Nets have genuinely and honestl...
2019-07-10 13:00

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
2019-05-27 06:30

The not-so-secret history of ambassadors trashing their hosts Britain's ambassador to Washington, who called Trump "inept," is not the first diplomat to be caught offering unflattering views of his host nation's leader....
2019-07-09 07:15

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. ̶...
2019-07-10 02:15

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a sle...
2019-06-06 21:45

How The Man In the High Castle effectively blends history and CGI The Man In the High Castle returns for its fourth and final season later this year. In the meantime, we sat down with the Emmy-nominated visual effects team at Barnstorm VFX to talk about bringing the dystopian world of the Greater Nazi Reich to life...
2019-06-06 22:00

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
2019-05-28 07:45

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
2019-06-09 06:45

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
2019-07-04 07:15

If the Fed Cuts, History Provides Guide to Market Impact The consensus view is that the Federal Reserve will cut interest rates soon as a form of insurance against persistently low inflation. Fed behavior patterns from previous years hold lessons now for investors....
2019-06-13 14:45

Most expensive cheese in history sells for over $16K at auction An artisan blue cheese sold for over $16,000 at an auction in Spain, shattering the Guinness world record for the most “expensive cheese in history.” In August 2018, 15 different restaurateurs from across the country met for an auction of...
2019-06-22 01:45

The Iron Throne’s History, and Its Final Judgment A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well....
2019-05-21 14:31

No limitations: Ali Stroker makes history with Tony win NEW YORK (AP) — When she sings, Ali Stroker says, she has “no limitations.” That was clear on Sunday as Stroker performed and made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to capture a Tony Award. She earned the trophy for her portrayal...
2019-06-10 08:30

For Kishi Bashi, History Teaches Compassion The songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi’s fourth album, “Omoiyari,” filters lyrics about the Japanese-American internment through sounds rooted in Laurel Canyon pop....
2019-05-30 08:30

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
2019-07-13 00:30

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years....
2019-06-11 06:00

Hamilton 'proud to be writing history' with Mercedes "Spanish Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton was delighted to be part of another Mercedes 1-2 race success, their fifth in a row at the start of the 2019 season."...
2019-05-21 14:38

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
2019-05-29 18:30

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
2019-07-02 11:45

JANUARY IS BUSIEST MONTH IN CBOE HISTORY; CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume during January rose 81% to 110,831,088 contracts, up from January 2007's volume of 61,319,060 contracts. January 2008 was ......
2019-05-23 22:30

The 10 Biggest Cultural Thefts in Black History Netflix’s new documentary, The Lion’s Share, chronicles the history of the song “The Lion Sleeps Tonight,” how it became a worldwide hit and—most importantly—how media companies including Disney, kept the song’s original creator, South African musici...
2019-05-30 16:30

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
2019-07-04 13:45

Metallica announces children's book about the band's history Legendary rock band Metallica announced Thursday that it will be releasing a children’s book in the fall that will illustrate the history of the group for young fans to appreciate. ...
2019-07-12 22:15

David Hockney’s Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history The cultural icon captures close intimacy between his friends to illustrate CP Cavafy’s poemWith its lovers’ just-touching bodies, marked out in simple, delicate lines above the soft, rumpled sheets, David Hockney’s 1966 etching conjures a luminous s...
2019-07-12 15:00

Stonewall 50: A look at the history — and future — of the movement that changed the world How do we recall an event for which only the vaguest of records exists, with most of the central actors dead and gone? The Stonewall riots of 1969, which gave rise to the modern LGBTQ-rights movement, rest on one unequivocal historical fact: On the n...
2019-06-21 16:45

How games like Assassin's Creed give us a feel for history One of the great extras of playing games like Assassin's Creed is their sense of historical time and place, even letting us play at translating ancient hieroglyphics...
2019-05-21 14:32

This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-23 23:30

Apple will soon kill off iTunes and, with it, an entire era of music history Enlarge / The new Apple Podcasts app for Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) SAN JOSE, Calif.—As part of a slate of upcoming software updates, Apple will close the door on one of its most iconic pieces of software: iTunes. The company will split the applica...
2019-06-03 23:15

Doordarshan's Iconic Logo Will Soon Be History. See Shortlisted Designs The iconic Doordarshan logo will soon be a thing of the past, as the broadcaster has unveiled its new logo design online. The design was selected out of more than 10,000 entries that Doordarshan......
2019-05-21 14:31

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could be on her way to making more Emmy history Julia Louis-Dreyfus is nominated for an Emmy...again. Except this time, the beloved comedy legend is not just going for Emmy gold, she's looking to secure her place in the history books once again....
2019-07-17 00:45

Thanatographia Imago Mortis: The History of Futuristic Forensics Science fiction and laymen’s superstitions abound with the concept that the image of the killer is embedded in the retina of the victim.  ...
2019-06-27 19:30

India's Partition A "Miscarriage" Of History: Jitendra Singh The Partition of India was a "miscarriage" of history and it would not have taken place if former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru hadn't intruded into his home minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel's......
2019-07-16 22:15

JK Rowling to publish four short books on the history of magic Pottermore Publishing due to release non-fiction ebooks, modelled on the curriculum followed by Harry PotterHarry Potter fans are due to be given new insight into the “rich history” of JK Rowling’s wizarding world in a new series of four short books ...
2019-05-30 17:30

A Short History of Manly Beauty Products for Masculine Men In mid-May, the British makeup company War Paint went viral for a social media rollout that promised makeup “specifically formulated for men.” The brand, which produces concealer, bronzer, and tinted moisturizer, sells their products packaged in slic...
2019-06-19 16:15

9,000 Year-old ‘Mega Site’ Found Near Jerusalem Changes History The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a discovery that could change the history of the Middle East. ...
2019-07-17 22:15

Jason Blum: This Is the Biggest Shift in Hollywood History For our project on the future of movies, the producer foresees his horror films living on in theaters, but something like his Oscar-winning “Whiplash”? Nope....
2019-06-20 22:30

Quedlinburg: Rich in history and full of lively charm The town of Quedlinburg, with its timber-framed houses, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site 25 years ago. The title and the commitment of its citizens saved it from ruin. Join DW on a short trip to the Middle Ages....
2019-05-31 13:15

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
2019-06-21 07:30

Hidden history: Fallout shelter found under school (WFIE) A piece of hidden history has been sitting beneath South Middle School in Henderson, Kentucky for decades. School officials recently found survival supplies from the 1960′s in the old fallout shelter built under the building. “In the mid-to la...
2019-07-11 22:15

The Anthropocene epoch: have we entered a new phase of planetary history? Human activity has transformed the Earth – but scientists are divided about whether this is really a turning point in geological history. By Nicola DavisonIt was February 2000 and the Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen was sitting in a meeting room in Cuern...
2019-05-30 07:30

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches d...
2019-06-20 13:15

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
2019-05-31 16:15

The Real History of the Romani People and the Misnomer of Gypsies Colloquially, and rather insultingly, known as 'gypsies', the history and culture of the Romani people is surrounded by stereotypes and misnomers, none more damningly pervasive than Esméralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  ...
2019-06-20 03:45

Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History In defending his comments about working with segregationists, Joe Biden cited his record on civil rights and his relationship with Ted Kennedy. But he didn’t address his opposition to busing....
2019-06-21 21:30

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
2019-06-22 06:45

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
2019-07-18 02:15

Peering Deeply into the Hydrogen Atom for the First Time in History A few decades ago, who would have imagined that we’d be able to photograph a hydrogen atom? Given what we know about quantum mechanics, the whole concept would have been dismissed as absurd. But in that creative nexus where science and technology mer...
2019-06-29 22:15

U.S. Open history beckons but Koepka still chasing respect Brooks Koepka could this week become the first player in over a century to win three consecutive U.S. Opens yet was feeling like golf's forgotten man on Tuesday, miffed at not being included in a promotion for the major....
2019-06-12 00:45

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History: QuickTake Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. South Korea and Japan, major trading partners and both U.S. military allies, have been at log...
2019-07-01 16:30

We are playing history and Argentina at the World Cup, says Phil Neville • This is a proud football nation, adds England’s head coach• Jade Moore likely to start in midfield as Neville rotates squadEngland’s challenge on Friday night in a city designed by the architect Auguste Perret – supposedly the “poet of reinforced c...
2019-06-13 23:30

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can es...
2019-07-04 14:15

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
2019-06-08 17:45

Lesbian Couple Makes History Playing Together at Wimbledon When Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen stepped onto the court at Wimbledon on Tuesday, it was their first time playing doubles together in a grand slam tournament match. Off-the-court, however, they have been paired for three years. Belgians Minn...
2019-07-05 23:30

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
2019-06-14 05:15

Jorge Masvidal scores fastest KO in UFC history vs. Ben Askren Jorge Masvidal scored the fastest KO in UFC history as he took out Ben Askren just 5 seconds into their bout at UFC 239.       ...
2019-07-07 08:15

Brooks Koepka will have to win a dogfight to make US Open history PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 2019 PGA Championship was pretty much over after the opening round, when Brooks Koepka shot a course-record 63 and began his domination of Bethpage Black. Koepka was so good on Long Island, there weren’t any tense moments u...
2019-06-14 12:30

The Dramatic History of the Normans: A Tale of Medieval Conquest History is full of stories that will grip you like a modern page-turner novel, but only a few can do it as easily as the tale of the Normans.  ...
2019-07-08 00:15

Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open Novak Djokovic is poised to become only the second man in history to hold all four major titles at once on two separate occasions        ...
2019-06-07 06:00

This week in tech history: Amazon's 25th birthday At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-07-05 21:30

Ali Stroker Accepts Tony in a Wheelchair, Making History “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,” said Ms. Stroker, who won for her role as Ado Annie in “Oklahoma!.”...
2019-06-10 06:30

The Oriental Magical Practice of Onmyōdō and Its Checkered History The practice of Onmyōdō has a contentious history in Japan and, for reasons that will become clear, was outlawed for some time along with its close cousin, Shugendō (修験道). ...
2019-06-12 02:00

USWNT wins most lopsided game in World Cup history The US Women’s National Team, it turns out, is pretty good at this soccer thing. Good enough to cover the spread … of an American football game. The Americans decimated Thailand 13-0 in their opening game at the Women’s World Cup. A...
2019-06-12 03:45

You're wearing that? Images of the ugliest MLB uniforms in history From throw-back nights to 'Turn Ahead the Clock' promotions, MLB has history of good and bad uniforms. Here are among the worst sartorial selections.       ...
2019-06-11 18:30

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not Presid...
2019-06-11 12:15

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan...
2019-07-03 19:45

Lashana Lynch Makes History With 007 Role for Bond 25 Congratulations are in order for Lashana Lynch! According to The Mail on Sunday, the 31-year-old actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film. While Daniel Craig will reprise......
2019-07-15 17:30

Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw explore American history in song NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Tim McGraw and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham are friends and neighbors with a shared love of history and music. The two have teamed up to write “Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest and the M...
2019-06-10 16:30

Edi Rama, Albania's unconventional PM who wants to escape the 'curse of history' The artist and ex-basketball player faces an uphill battle to put Albania on the path to EU membershipAlbania’s prime minister, Edi Rama, wants to be the man who puts his country on the path to European Union membership, but he is facing two major pr...
2019-06-10 16:15

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-3 in a near five-hour epic at Wimbledon on Saturd...
2019-07-14 07:30