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Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought?

An analysis of fossil teeth suggests that the shared ancestor of modern humans and our Neanderthal cousins may have lived more than 800,000 years ago...

Did we split from Neanderthals 400,000 years earlier than we thought?

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Neanderthals split from modern humans much earlier than thought, study suggests A new study suggests that modern humans and our closest relatives the Neanderthals may have split at least 800,000 years ago, hundreds of thousands of years earlier than had been thought.   ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

Tooth Analysis Suggests Neanderthals and Modern Humans Split Apart Far Earlier Than We Thought Dental evidence suggests Neanderthals and modern humans diverged from a common ancestor around 800,000 years ago—hundreds of thousands of years earlier than standard estimates. The finding could final...
01:12, 05/18/2019

Tooth Study Has Modern Humans Splitting From Neanderthals 400,000 Years Earlier Than Thought Neanderthals and modern humans diverged at least 800,000 years ago, substantially earlier than indicated by most DNA-based estimates, according to new research by a UCL academic. The research, publish...
05:48, 05/17/2019

The first Americans had pet dogs 1000 years earlier than thought There were domestic dogs in North America 10,200 years ago, according to a re-examination of an ancient dog skeleton that looks like a small English setter...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Life may have begun on Earth 100 million years earlier than we thought A new timeline of early evolution suggests life on Earth began 100 million years earlier than we thought, while meteorites were still pummelling the planet...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Humans Inhabited the Amazon 7,500 Years Earlier Than Previously Thought Humans settled in southwestern Amazonia and even experimented with agriculture much earlier than previously thought, according to an international team of researchers. ...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Huge whales may have evolved millions of years earlier than we thought It was thought baleen whales suddenly evolved to be massive 2.5 million years ago, but new evidence suggests the change was more gradual and much earlier...
10:12, 05/01/2019

Why I believe humans were in Australia much earlier than we thought Newly discovered shells and blackened stones are compelling evidence that humans lived in Australia 60,000 years earlier than we thought, says James Bowler...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Mueller files show Flynn under investigation earlier than thought, as brother alleges effort to 'trap him' Michael Flynn was already under federal investigation during the 2016 presidential transition began, according to a little-discussed paragraph in Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report -- and his bro...
17:48, 05/17/2019

Neanderthals may have breastfed their young for more than two years An analysis of 250,000-year-old Neanderthal teeth suggests that these ancient humans nursed their young for two and a half years - about the same time as modern humans in traditional societies...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Ex-VW Chief Knew of Diesel Scheme Years Earlier Than He Admitted, S.E.C. Says The allegation, included in a lawsuit accusing the carmaker of defrauding investors, is likely to bolster claims by investors seeking billions of dollars in damages over an emissions-cheating scandal....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Beltre missing baseball less than he thought after 21 years DALLAS (AP) — Adrian Beltre isn’t missing baseball as much as he thought he would when he retired after 21 seasons and 3,166 hits. The former Texas Rangers third baseman says he’s still at...
22:00, 05/15/2019

'I hid my scars for years ... I thought I was only good for horror movies' A terrible fire left Vicky Knight physically and mentally scarred. Now a film role as the victim of an acid attack has changed her life – and led her to love her bodyVicky Knight smiles, shakes my han...
08:00, 05/17/2019

Neanderthals may have powered their bigger bodies by breathing deeper The Neanderthal rib cage was about the same size as ours but a different shape, which suggests the extinct humans could take in more air with each breath...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Cosy up with the Neanderthals, the first humans to make a house a home Meet the Stone Age people who liked nothing better than spending time indoors around the fire, doing a spot of DIY and having friends over for dinner...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Ancient Raptor Captors Weren’t Thugs: Neanderthals Caught Eagles and Treasured Their Talons The golden eagle has had a special place in many human societies for millennia. They have been hunted, used to hunt and also honored. But the Neanderthals also seem to have prized and revered these re...
13:12, 05/02/2019

These 'super savers' are retiring earlier than most. Here's what they're doing differently Some Americans ages 45 and up are managing to save $1 out of every $5 — and retiring earlier. Here's what they're doing differently from the average investor....
19:36, 04/28/2019

See you earlier: Physicists sent a (simulated) particle back in time An international team of physicists looking for loopholes in the laws of physics recently simulated a brute-force method for reversing the age of a particle by 1/1,000,000th of a second. In other word...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Earlier People Got Electricity On Eid, Not On Diwali: Yogi Adityanath Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath today said during earlier governments in Uttar Pradesh, people got electricity on Muharram and Eid, but not on Holi and Diwali....
19:48, 05/06/2019

Some of British PM May's lawmakers try to oust her even earlier: BBC political editor Lawmakers in Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party have begun a new push to oust her even earlier so that she doesn't have the chance to put her Brexit compromise plan to a vote in parliamen...
11:36, 05/22/2019

Stocks in Asia mostly trade higher after earlier losses this week Shares in Asia were mostly higher in Wednesday morning trade following an earlier slump this week amid escalating tensions on the U.S.-China trade front....
04:00, 05/15/2019

Supreme Court explains reasoning for earlier execution rulings In an unusual move Monday, Supreme Court justices issued followup opinions explaining rulings earlier this year on death row inmates seeking to have spiritual advisers in the execution chamber with th...
23:12, 05/13/2019

Biden dismisses China's threat to US again despite backtracking on his earlier comments Former Vice President Joe Biden downplayed again the threat of China, saying the Chinese economy or its influence won’t overtake the U.S., reiterating his previous stance that China is not a competito...
13:12, 05/14/2019

Missing Houston girl was earlier removed from home by state HOUSTON (AP) — A 4-year-old Houston girl who has been missing since her stepfather reported she was abducted had previously been removed from her home by state workers concerned about allegations of p...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Dow, stocks end slightly down after an earlier jolt from Trump's trade threat to China Stocks closed lower Monday, paring earlier losses after President Donald Trump threatened over Twitter to hike tariffs on Chinese imports.        ...
23:48, 05/06/2019

Google to Provide Huawei Software and Security Updates For 90 Days, Reversing Earlier Decision Google will continue to work with Huawei for the next 90 days, effectively reversing its decision over the weekend to completely cut business ties with the Chinese tech giant in the wake of an America...
19:36, 05/21/2019

Black box found after crash landing of Boeing 737 in Jacksonville, Florida; plane had a/c problems earlier All 143 people aboard a Boeing 737 survived after the plane skidded off a runway into a river in Jacksonville.        ...
23:48, 05/05/2019

TiVo to split into two companies TiVo Corp said on Thursday its board approved a plan to split its product division from its intellectual property licensing unit, as the set-top box maker looks to attract buyers for its businesses....
23:24, 05/09/2019

Labour split over backing for a second referendum Labour's ruling body is meeting to sign off the party's manifesto for the European elections, amid a bitter split between Jeremy Corbyn and his deputy Tom Watson over calls for a second Brexit referen...
16:24, 04/30/2019

A world breaks apart: When parents split up Parents may have good reasons for separating. But their children often find their world in shatters. It doesn't have to be an endless catastrophe, though, if adults don't forget one thing: that they r...
20:36, 05/21/2019

Legends Split Series with Tourists Jeison Guzman – Photo by Lexington Legends WHITAKER BANK BALLPARK (Lexington, KY) – The Lexington Legends dropped the final game of the series with the Asheville Tourists, 2-1. They split the fo...
05:24, 05/21/2019

Germans split over deepening ties with the EU An ARD-Deutschlandtrend poll shows a majority of voters feel Germany should strengthen EU ties, but a growing bloc wants more autonomy. Many also say climate change must be a priority — but they don't...
01:48, 05/03/2019

The Londoner: The Brexit Party split over future Brexit Party's confusion over long-term future / Sarah Jessica Parker loves London's sole / Misty-eyed Sajid Javid remembers Margaret Thatcher / Sell-out success for 'Centrist Dad' t-shirt...
17:24, 05/13/2019

Facebook Privacy Settlement Delayed by FTC Split A long-awaited multibillion-dollar settlement between Facebook and federal regulators over privacy missteps has been bogged down by a split between Republicans and Democrats on the Federal Trade Commi...
23:48, 05/24/2019

Germany split over planned climate change law BERLIN — Germany’s environment minister on Monday backed a European proposal to virtually eliminate man-made greenhouse gas emissions by mid-century, deepening divisions within the German government o...
23:36, 05/13/2019

Kendall Jenner and Ben Simmons Split After 1 Year: What Went Wrong? Kendall Jenner and her basketball star beau Ben Simmons have called it quits. A source confirms to E! News that the couple has split up after one year together, with distance playing a......
22:48, 05/23/2019

Ozuna, Carpenter homer, Cardinals split DH with Royals 10-3 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna and Matt Carpenter went deep as part of a four-homer barrage and the St. Louis Cardinals split a doubleheader with the Kansas City Royals by winning the second game 10-3...
08:24, 05/23/2019

Sudan generals, protesters split on who will lead transition Sudan's ruling generals and protesters behind months of mass demonstrations that drove autocrat Omar al-Bashir from power are divided over who will lead the country during its transition period....
11:12, 05/21/2019

Race to succeed May kicks off with split over no-deal Brexit A Conservative leadership hopeful has declared she would take Britain out of the EU with no deal - despite up to 60 Tory MPs being ready to block any candidate planning to do so....
17:36, 05/20/2019

Thyssenkrupp to IPO elevator unit, scraps corporate split Thyssenkrupp on Friday scrapped plans to break into two parts in favor of a listing of its prized elevator unit, responding to a massive decline in its share price since the breakup plans were unveile...
12:36, 05/10/2019

TiVo plans to split its product and licensing divisions TiVo, one of the early makers of DVRs, has been on the hunt for potential buyers. The company announced it is splitting its product and intellectual property licensing divisions on Friday, perhaps in ...
02:24, 05/11/2019

Collectivization remarks split German Social Democrats The leader of the Social Democrats' youth movement has kicked up a backlash from his parent party. He suggested firms like BMW could be collectively controlled and property ownership should be restric...
01:48, 05/03/2019

Rays rally to beat Royals 3-1 for 4-game split KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Lowe hit a two-run homer off Wily Peralta with two outs in the ninth inning, and the Tampa Bay Rays rallied to beat the Kansas City Royals 3-1 Thursday for a four-game ...
00:00, 05/03/2019

Find Travel Companions to Split Costs With Using This Service I’m a huge fan of traveling on my own. While traveling with friends can have a few advantages, the more friends you’re traveling with the more opinions there are on how you should spend your time. All...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Vulnerable Democrats split as impeachment pressure mounts Freshman Democrats who delivered the House majority are starting to split under impeachment pressure, as a number of those in competitive districts are now warming to the idea of launching proceedings...
02:24, 05/22/2019

Kerr: KD injury 'more serious than we thought' Warriors coach Steve Kerr said Thursday night that Kevin Durant's right calf strain was more serious than initially thought and acknowledged that Durant's availability for the rest of the Western Conf...
12:12, 05/17/2019

Hungary PM makes overtures to Italy far right in hint of EU conservative split Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban said on Thursday he would look for ways to co-operate with Italy's far-right leader, distancing himself further from the mainstream European conservative group wh...
22:36, 05/02/2019

O’s snap four-game skid but settle for doubleheader split in Chicago Orioles rally for a 5-4 win over White Sox in Game 1, but Yander Alonso delivers a two-out, two -run single in the ninth to propel Chicago to a 7-6 win in Game 2....
12:24, 05/02/2019

Cron’ 3-run blast helps Twins split doubleheader with Tigers MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — C.J. Cron broke open the game with a three-run homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Saturday night to earn a split of a doubleheader. Cron’s line driv...
05:48, 05/12/2019

Thyssenkrupp Abandons Planned Split, Pursues Elevator-Unit IPO Germany’s Thyssenkrupp said it would drop a plan agreed late last year to split the steel-to-elevator group into two companies and would instead pursue an initial public offering of its elevator busin...
19:12, 05/10/2019

Even Americans who report financial improvement under Trump are split on voting for him Trump and his supporters claim that the health of the economy will spur support for his candidacy. The Quinnipiac poll suggests that this may be overly optimistic....
20:12, 05/22/2019

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy' - Azarenka "Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son."...
12:36, 05/20/2019

Panda bears: Not as mysterious as we once thought Panda bears eat bamboo. We all know that. But we also all know that bears are meat eaters. A new study indicates the panda bears' change of diet from meat to bamboo isn't as puzzling as it would appea...
17:48, 05/03/2019

'I thought my career was over after pregnancy': Azarenka Former world number one Victoria Azarenka was afraid becoming pregnant in 2016 would end her tennis career, but says she returned to the game stronger after the birth of her son....
14:12, 05/20/2019

Lawmakers emerge from Iran threat briefing split along partisan lines Debate over the threat posed by Iran took on a partisan hue after Trump administration officials briefed lawmakers Tuesday, with Democrats charging that the White House is blowing normal threat levels...
17:12, 05/22/2019

Cabinet ministers split over customs union Brexit deal with Labour Sceptics say it would not command majority among MPs or survive backbench changesFollow all the latest political news on our live blogCabinet ministers are bitterly divided over whether Brexit talks w...
21:36, 05/01/2019

House Democrats split as GOP demands action on anti-Israel boycott Top Republicans called on Democrats to pass a bill opposing the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement. Democrats argue the GOP is engaging in political gamesmanship....
01:12, 05/17/2019

David and Victoria Beckham split from business partner Simon Fuller Couple buy ex-Spice Girls manager’s 33% stake for about $50mDavid and Victoria Beckham have bought out their business partner Simon Fuller’s 33% stake in the former England footballer’s businesses for...
23:00, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Thyssenkrupp to consider partial listing of elevators business, abandons split Thyssenkrupp is considering a stock market listing for elevators, its most valuable business, after a previous plan to split the entire group in two ran into investor scepticism, three sources famili...
12:36, 05/10/2019

Kaitlyn Bristowe Grieved Her Relationship With Shawn Booth for a Year Before They Split It's been about six months since Kaitlyn Bristowe announced her split from Shawn Booth. While the breakup took some members of Bachelor Nation by surprise, the season 11 star had known their......
22:36, 05/21/2019

Cron' 3-run blast helps Twins split doubleheader with Tigers C.J. Cron broke open the game with a three-run homer, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 to earn a split of a doubleheader        ...
08:00, 05/12/2019

Going Dutch on clean energy? Polluters push for state to split the bill In a meeting at the economic affairs ministry in The Hague late last year, Tata Steel's Dutch chief Theo Henrar pledged he would spend hundreds of millions of euros to cut factory emissions - on condi...
18:36, 04/28/2019

From Years and Years to Bird Box: why we turn to dystopian dramas in a crisis | Fiona Sturges The vogue for bleak TV seems to reflect our anxiety over troubled times – yet we keep watchingIn Years and Years, the six-part BBC drama series from the writer Russell T Davies that starts this week, ...
16:12, 05/13/2019

50 Years After Apollo, NASA Celebrates 25 Years of Student Rover Competition As NASA marks 50 years of lunar discovery, nearly 100 student teams from around the world will converge April 12-13 on Huntsville, Alabama, to compete in the NASA Human Exploration Rover Challenge -- ...
19:24, 04/28/2019

Thomas Ulsrud's Norwegian Team Is Disbanding After 12 Years Of Curling, 10 Years Of Outrageous Pants The curling team with the pants. That’s all you have to say. The imagery is instant: four grown Scandinavian men and their provocative trousers. It’s quite an accomplishment, especially for a niche Ol...
19:00, 05/08/2019

Chrissy Teigen Says She Never Thought of Herself "as a Real Model" Chrissy Teigen has come a long way from relying on free burritos. Today, fans know the 33-year-old star as a standout voice on social media, a host, a model, a cookbook author, John......
20:48, 05/24/2019

GM Thought About Selling Its Detroit Headquarters: Report General Motors is headquartered at Detroit’s Renaissance Center, which was actually built by Henry Ford II in the 1970s the first time there was hope of a Detroit renaissance. GM has been there since...
18:48, 05/20/2019

McIlroy an after-thought as Koepka dominates PGA Championship As Brooks Koepka prepared to start the third round at the PGA Championship with a commanding seven-stroke lead, Rory McIlroy was long done with his day, reduced to being an after-thought at a tourname...
21:36, 05/18/2019

At $5,495, Would You Give This 2011 Think City Electric Some Serious Thought? The best place for a small electric car is in the city, and with a reasonable day range and put-it-in-your pocket parkability, today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe Think is about as City as they come. Let...
14:12, 05/06/2019

Dallas officer tells 911: 'I thought it was my apartment' The former Dallas police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black man in his own home told a 911 dispatcher "I thought it was my apartment" nearly 20 times as she waited for emergency responders to a...
22:12, 04/30/2019

Scott Pruitt Did Even More Corruption Than Previously Thought Former EPA head Scott Pruitt and his staff spent $124,000 on unnecessary first and business class travel during his time in the Trump administration, according to new information unearthed by the EPA’...
03:00, 05/17/2019

World's biggest cave is even bigger than we thought Thanks to discoveries made during a recent expedition in Vietnam, it appears the world's largest cave, Son Doong, is even bigger than previously thought....
09:48, 05/20/2019

Off-duty Philly cop shoots panhandler he thought had a gun An off-duty Philadelphia cop shot a panhandler who approached his car because he thought the man was carrying a gun, according to reports. The detective, who was driving an unmarked car and wearing ci...
15:24, 05/23/2019

Every Car You Thought Time Forgot Lives on This Instagram Minitrucks. Lowrider imports. Kandy paint Accords with scissor doors. These were cars of the magazine era, and you may have thought that the internet forgot about them. But you were wrong. Welcome to ...
21:48, 05/13/2019

How Facebook and Google are using algorithms to predict your next thought Advertisements follow you everywhere. Google and Facebook have become the de facto diarchs, mining your online attention to track every single move to serve their needs. While it’s becoming increasing...
17:00, 05/02/2019

Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Remember how the “new Supra” was rumored to be a mid-engine hybrid for like, years and years? Concepts like the Toyota Alessandro Volta from 2004 certainly made us feel like that could be the case. Th...
22:12, 05/24/2019

Emma Roberts Reflects on Evan Peters Split And the "Highs and Lows" of Life Emma Roberts has lived in the public eye for quite some time now, which means so have her relationships. The American Horror Story actress is Cosmopolitan's June issue cover star and......
14:36, 05/06/2019

Celebs risk wardrobe malfunctions at BAFTAs in EXTREME side-split dresses THE BAFTA Awards red carpet hosted sexy fashion. Last night, Charlotte Hawkins, Rochelle Humes and Georgia May Foote wore side-split dresses to the BAFTAs....
14:00, 05/13/2019

Red Sox visit to Donald Trump's White House split across racial lines What I'm Hearing: Bob Nightengale on how the Red Sox locker room is split on which players will be attending the team's celebratory White House visit.        ...
00:36, 05/08/2019

Thyssenkrupp rips up failed split plan, to list elevators in fresh revamp Thyssenkrupp said it would embark on a fresh restructuring and list elevators, its most successful business, on Friday as regulatory opposition scuppered plans to hive off its steel division, unravell...
15:48, 05/10/2019

Watch: St. Louis Cardinals, Kansas City Royals split double-header The St. Louis Cardinals and Kansas City Royals split a day-night double-header, with each team pocketing lopsided victories in the two-game series impacted by severe weather....
15:48, 05/23/2019

Kendall Jenner Soaks Up the Sun on Jet Skis With Luka Sabbat in Monaco After Ben Simmons Split Life's a beach and Kendall Jenner is just playing on the water. The 23-year-old model spent part of her Saturday hanging out on a yacht and jet skiing in Monaco with some of her......
03:00, 05/26/2019

Relive Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson's Whirlwind Romance and Split 1 Year Later It's been quite a year for Ariana Grande and Pete Davidson. As fans will recall, it was around this time last year the two had sparked romance rumors--although, they had met back in......
19:36, 05/21/2019

Cowboys rookie Connor McGovern split open his head, then became a New England Patriots fan Connor McGovern, Cowboys 3rd-round OL pick from Penn State, split open his head Super Bowl night 2002, told his parents from ER he'd root for who won        ...
08:00, 05/14/2019

Rarely-used LIRR train ‘wasn’t thought through enough,’ say residents In yet another stunning example of LIRR waste, the MTA-managed line in March started running a single train car -- staffed with up to three employees -- to link eight of the Hamptons poshest towns....
04:36, 05/19/2019

No thought for their own safety: Hero students disarm gunman HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The three students who disarmed a gunman in a Colorado school shooting leapt up from their desks without a word and with no thought for their own safety when they spotted...
12:36, 05/09/2019

Huge T. rex fossil suggests many dinosaurs were bigger than we thought The discovery of a T. rex that was 400 kilograms heavier than any other found so far suggests we may have underestimated the size of this and other dinosaurs...
18:36, 04/28/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in higher profit on tech bets Japanese conglomerate SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a better...
09:12, 05/09/2019

Johnny Manziel issues emotional apology to estranged wife Bre Tiesi more than month after split Former NFL quarterback Johnny Manziel posted an emotional Instagram dedicated to his estranged wife on Saturday more than a month after the couple had split up...
01:48, 05/08/2019

SoftBank Group unveils stock split, rakes in $3.8 billion gain on Uber stake Japan's SoftBank Group Corp announced a stock split while keeping the per-share dividend unchanged for the year, effectively doubling its shareholder payout, as it also reported a $3.8 billion valuati...
14:12, 05/09/2019

Nicolas Cage could be on the hook for spousal support after split from estranged wife, legal expert says One month after filing for an annulment of his four-day marriage to Erika Koike, Nicolas Cage just might be on the hook for damages in the dissolution of the couple’s nuptials....
19:00, 05/01/2019

Selling an old computer on eBay? You may also be giving away data you thought you erased You might think all of your personal files are gone from the PC you prepped to sell on eBay. But 3 out of 20 purged hard drives prove otherwise.        ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

Man thought raping woman in police station would be ‘adventurous’: cops FAIRBANKS, Alaska — A man was arrested after a surveillance camera showed him raping a woman inside an Alaska police station, authorities said. An emergency dispatcher alerted officers after security ...
10:24, 05/16/2019

Hamilton into Rangers hall, hasn't really thought about game Rangers Hall of Fame selection Hamilton says he hasn't really thought much about baseball since his career ended        ...
02:36, 05/21/2019

A virus we thought was harmless to humans may worsen cystic fibrosis Bacteriophage viruses target microbes and not human cells – but paradoxically, they make it harder to treat bacterial infections in people with cystic fibrosis...
18:24, 04/28/2019

I thought ‘Secret Daddy’ was bad enough. Now I’ve discovered something worse | Romesh Ranganathan My wife has dropped another bombshellThe mystery of “Secret Daddy” has been resolved, I think. For those who don’t read this column religiously, my youngest son told me recently that he has a secret d...
10:12, 05/04/2019

Tiger Woods: I've always thought reaching Nicklaus' major record was possible "Tiger Woods was speaking to GOLFTV in his role as an exclusive content partner for the new digital destination for golf fans all over the globe. Visit GOLF.TV and follow @GOLFTV to learn more about l...
17:24, 05/01/2019

Photo captures shocked mom: She thought she was meeting her third girl, but it's a boy! "It's a girl," the ultrasound tech wrote on paper for the North Carolina mom and her family. They took home a newborn boy in a pink fluffy sleeper.        ...
01:00, 05/09/2019

Alabama gears up for abortion fight activists thought was history As Alabama passes the country's most restrictive abortion law, activists who believe in a woman's right to terminate her pregnancy are bracing for a battle. The Supreme Court could end up deciding the...
14:00, 05/16/2019

I thought the main issue in women's sports was equal pay. I was wrong We are told female athletes are paid less than men because they generate less money. But that will always be the case if women’s sports aren’t marketed properlyIn women’s sports we talk a lot about eq...
13:12, 05/09/2019

Schools of thought: can mindfulness lessons boost child mental health? Children are under increasing pressure. Investing in their mental wellbeing could could help them now and in the futureChildren are taking 10 minutes out from the hurly burly school day to reflect on ...
16:00, 05/16/2019

Fuel for thought: black market in petrol in Togo and Benin – in pictures For thousands of people in Benin and Togo, the illegal trade in fuel looted from oil-rich Nigeria offers a lifeline. The human impact of this lucrative dealing has been documented by Spanish photograp...
16:24, 05/09/2019

NYPD cops thought Eric Garner was ‘playing possum’: testimony NYPD cops believed Eric Garner was “playing possum” when he passed out after allegedly being placed in a banned chokehold during his ultimately fatal 2014 arrest, officers testified Tuesda...
22:12, 05/21/2019

Social media hampers dialogue, independent thought, German politician says The president of the Bundestag and self-proclaimed "digital immigrant," Wolfgang Schäuble, said social media keeps people in their own filter bubbles, making it harder to reach informed decisions....
16:24, 05/24/2019

Mom who paid $6.5M in college scam thought she was making donation to Stanford: lawyer The Chinese woman who allegedly paid college-admissions schemer Rick Singer $6.5 million to get her daughter accepted to Stanford University thought she was making a donation for scholarships, staff a...
02:36, 05/03/2019

Sigourney Weaver marks 'Alien' anniversary: 'I thought it was a small movie' Sigourney Weaver was an unknown 28-year-old stage actress when she landed the role of Ripley in director Ridley Scott's now classic sci-fi horror movie "Alien."...
06:24, 05/24/2019

Some members of alleged N.Y. sex cult thought leader could influence weather: witness Some members of an alleged New York sex cult believed their leader had the power to heal the sick and affect the weather, in addition to teaching them self-improvement, a 12-year veteran of the organi...
03:12, 05/10/2019

This Game of Thrones Moment Makes That Theon Scene Even More Meaningful Than You Thought Warning: This post contains spoilers for Game of Thrones season 8. Theon Greyjoy finally got the chance to fully redeem himself for betraying the Starks back in season 2 of Game of Thrones when he was...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Major Misfire: This Kid Clearly Thought ‘MasterChef Junior’ Was Some Sort Of Bodybuilding Contest One of the main appeals of reality TV is its unpredictability, but one of the most popular reality shows on television just went off the rails in a way that, quite frankly, wasn’t fun for anyone to wa...
19:48, 05/24/2019

Chinese Mother Who Paid $6.5 Million to Get Daughter into Stanford Says She Thought Money Was a Donation A Chinese mother says she was misled into thinking she was donating to Stanford University, after paying $6.5 million to an adviser at the center of the U.S. college admissions scandal. The mother of ...
16:36, 05/03/2019

Byron York on latest 2020 polls: Democratic voters may not be as far left as many thought The Democratic Party may not be leaning as far to the left heading into the 2020 election as many had assumed, according to Fox News contributor Byron York....
19:12, 05/14/2019

Powerful Lasers Produce Wild New Kind of Ice Thought to Exist Inside Uranus Scientists used high-energy lasers to create a new phase of ice unlike any seen on Earth before—but which might exist deep within Neptune and Uranus.Read more......
23:24, 05/08/2019

Divers discover world's biggest cave is even bigger than previously thought A team of divers has discovered that the largest cave in the world is even bigger than anybody previously thought.        ...
22:12, 05/21/2019

The entire plot from the season finale of ‘Game of Thrones’ just leaked, and it’s even worse than we thought We’ve now discussed a series of monster Game of Thrones leaks not once but twice, as it gave us plenty of details from the second half of season 8. We found out who got to survive the bloodshed,...
18:48, 05/16/2019

George Clooney thought he broke his neck in 2018 motor vehicle crash “Split my helmet in half. It knocked me out of my shoes," George Clooney said giving details of the crash that happened in Italy.        ...
17:24, 05/23/2019

New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton has 'a thought': Put Zion Williamson in black and gold New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton may have had the best reaction to the New Orleans Pelicans getting the No. 1 pick in the upcoming NBA Draft....
19:12, 05/16/2019

Isaac Hempstead-Wright Reacts to Game of Thrones Finale: "I Genuinely Thought it Was a Joke" There's a new king in the Seven--sorry, Six--Kingdoms. Warning, spoilers follow for the Game of Thrones series finale. After Jon Snow (Kit Harington) stabbed his aunt/lover/queen......
19:36, 05/20/2019

‘It wasn’t as satisfying as I thought’: Interim complaint states Tucson man admitted to killing wife TUCSON – The man arrested for a central Tucson homicide Wednesday reportedly admitted to killing his wife, according to an interim complaint released Friday morning. According to officials, Tucs...
22:36, 05/17/2019

Family of girl injured in Poway synagogue shooting: We fled violence in Israel. We thought it was safe here Eden Dahan — mother of Chabad of Poway shooting victim Noya Dahan — says her family left Israel's violence seeking a better life in America.        ...
10:24, 04/30/2019

Krystal Nielson and Chris Randone Reveal Their Engagement Party Details: ''Everyone Thought It Was a Surprise Wedding'' Before this Bachelor in Paradise couple says "I do," they're celebrating with a bang! On Thursday night, Chris Randone and Krystal Nielson threw an "enchanting"......
06:00, 05/04/2019

Did the 'Game of Thrones' finale ruin the whole show? Fans are split Spoiler alert! "Game of Thrones" Reddit fans are split about whether the maligned finale episode ruined the show as a whole in our exclusive survey.        ...
22:36, 05/22/2019

Canadians split on covering mental health services through provincial health plans, Ipsos poll finds Canadian families often face situations where mental health services are either not funded by provincial health plans or are only available after a lengthy wait....
12:12, 05/15/2019

Dallas officer who fatally shot unarmed black man told 911: 'I thought it was my apartment' Amber Guyger told a 911 operator after she fatally shot Botham Jean that she thought she was in her apartment. Jean was unarmed and in his home.        ...
19:36, 04/30/2019

Missouri storm survivor: 'I thought we were dead' The large tornado that moved over Jefferson City, Mo., before midnight heavily damaged buildings, including the home of survivor Larry Jett who thought he would die in the storm. (May 23)   ...
21:12, 05/23/2019

Bobby Brown slams Chris Rock over Whitney Houston drug joke: 'I thought you was a friend' Bobby Brown is not laughing at Chris Rock's "humiliating" joke about Whitney Houston. The comedian has since deleted the Instagram post following backlash.        ...
09:12, 04/30/2019

Study: Biodegradable bags aren’t as biodegradable as you first thought The idea of a “biodegradable” plastic suggests a material that would degrade to little or nothing over a period of time, posing less of a hazard to wildlife and the environment. This is the sort of cl...
21:36, 05/09/2019

Seven Kings Mosque: terrified worshippers 'thought of New Zealand attacks' as gunshot rang out during prayers in east London Worshippers have told of their horror after a "masked" gunman entered an east London mosque during Ramadan prayers before discharging a firearm outside....
10:48, 05/10/2019

Before You Buy a Home, Think About What You'll Need Five Years From Now The standard homebuying advice is “only buy as much home as you need.” Makes sense, right? If a newly married couple is shopping for their first home, for example, a two-bedroom bungalow might be a sm...
17:36, 05/08/2019

CDC: Measles cases in U.S. the most in 25 years There have been more than 700 reported measles cases in the United States this year -- the highest mark in a quarter-century, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Monday....
01:36, 04/30/2019

I was taken into care at two years old – what really happened? The aftershocks of growing up poor affect me every day. I set out to solve the puzzle of my early yearsWhen I was a few months old, my father came to see me. We met up in a cafe in Aberdeen. It was wi...
14:48, 05/04/2019

Larry King through the years The former CNN talk-show host (and USA TODAY columnist) has been married eight times, to seven women, and faced several health scares.        ...
22:24, 04/29/2019

How the Galaxy S has changed through the years From the first 4-inch Galaxy S in 2010 to 2019's 6.7-inch Galaxy S10 5G, Samsung's flagship has changed a lot over the years.        ...
20:12, 04/28/2019

We’re 24 years apart and crazy in love After city planner Lorena Matarrita started a new job a few years ago, her boss casually asked about a photograph she had on her desk. “That’s your dad, right?” he said. Matarrita, now 33, blushed wit...
12:48, 05/02/2019

1,550 years ago, someone ate a rattlesnake whole—and we have poo to prove it An example of Crotalus atrox, aka western diamondback rattlesnake. (credit: Wikipedia) Sometime around 450 CE in the Chihuahuan Desert, one brave soul ate a whole rattlesnake raw. If you think that ...
14:12, 05/02/2019

Memorable Met Gala looks through the years The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City has hosted a gala every year since 1948 to premiere the Costume Institute's annual exhibit. Here's a look back at memorable Met Gala looks through the y...
13:48, 05/03/2019

Ex-ETA leader arrested after 16 years on run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, Spanish officials said Thursday....
16:12, 05/16/2019

This Is The Most Entertaining The Lakers Have Been In Years Now THIS is the kind of story fantasists are asking for, and there isn’t as much as a matchbook in sight. There is an attempt here by several people of power and influence to seize the Los Angeles Lak...
01:36, 05/21/2019

Dr. Ruth Westheimer through the years Dr. Ruth Westheimer gets the celebrity documentary treatment in "Ask Dr. Ruth." Click through for more photos of America's most celebrated sex guru.        ...
16:48, 05/08/2019

Man exonerated after 45 years will get $1.5M from Michigan A Michigan man who spent 45 years in prison before he was exonerated of murder will receive $1.5 million from the state, the attorney general's office said Friday....
22:36, 05/17/2019

ETA former leader arrested after 16 years on the run The former political leader of the Basque separatist group ETA has been arrested in France after more than 16 years on the run, officials said Thursday....
17:48, 05/16/2019

Plants vs Zombies Is Ten Years Old, So Here's A Look At Where It All Began One of the main reasons I run Fine Art every night is that I’m fascinated by the earliest origins of the characters and worlds that we love. And it doesn’t get much earlier than these sketches laying ...
03:48, 05/06/2019

Lee Cattermole: ‘There were two years when I shouldn’t have been on the pitch’ After playing for years with a torn hip, the Sunderland midfielder is back to full fitness and ready for a League One play-off final date with CharltonIt is a cool March night at the Stadio Olimpico i...
12:24, 05/25/2019

Thailand coronates first king in 69 years The Saturday coronation of Maha Varijiralongkorn is the first time anyone has sat on the throne since his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in 2016...
00:12, 05/05/2019

60 years on, 'Catch-22' lands on TV in new age of absurdity Joseph Heller's 1961 novel "Catch-22" was set in World War Two, but the makers of the first television adaptation believe its satirical take on the insanity of war is just as relevant in today's age ...
15:12, 05/14/2019

Judge sentences would-be bar bomber to 16 years A federal judge handed an Illinois man a 16-year prison sentence for trying to kill hundreds of people by detonating what he thought was a car bomb outside a Chicago bar in 2012, saying she factored i...
03:48, 05/07/2019

An Andretti Is Still Driving for Another Indy 500 Win, 50 Years Later Mario Andretti’s Indianapolis 500 win in 1969 remains the only one for three generations of Andrettis. Marco Andretti, who nearly won his debut, is the family’s last active driver....
00:00, 05/25/2019

Limited-run BMW M5 Edition 35 Years announced News 17 May, 2019 To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the BMW M5, the German brand has released a new special edition model, limited to just 350 units...
18:48, 05/17/2019

Man gets up to 20 years for bank robbery that netted $106 HOWELL, Mich. (AP) — A Michigan man has been sentenced to up to 20 years in prison for a bank robbery that netted $106. Robert Joseph Markus of Brighton was given his punishment Thursday in a Livingst...
21:24, 05/24/2019

Oklahoma mayor has seen eight tornadoes in 20 years Moore, Okla., Mayor Glenn Lewis is resigned to his area of expertise. He has been the city's mayor for 25 years, a span during which his city has experienced eight tornadoes, including four rated EF4 ...
18:36, 05/03/2019

U.S. unemployment in April lowest in 50 years The United States added 263,000 jobs in April, while the unemployment rate declined to 3.6 percent, the lowest since 1969, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported....
18:36, 05/03/2019

BMW launches limited-run M5 Edition 35 Years BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Anniversary version of 616bhp M5 Competition super-saloon gets exclusive trim and design features BMW will celebrate 35 years of its M5 super saloon with a limited-run rewor...
19:48, 05/17/2019

Man wins $167,407 after following same lotto routine for 30 years A Michigan man who has stuck to the same lottery playing routine for the past 30 years had his habits finally pay off when he won a $167,407 jackpot....
01:48, 05/15/2019

Foragers may have settled in the Amazon 10,000 years ago Human burial sites and evidence of hunting, foraging and a cooking hearth reveal that foragers lived in the Amazon thousands of years earlier than we thought...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Man gets 40 years for starting shooting that killed boy MIAMI (AP) — A 21-year-old Florida man has been sentenced to four decades in prison for starting a gunfight that killed a 6-year-old boy. The Miami Herald reports Irwen Pressley was se...
01:00, 05/21/2019

Porsche Celebrates 10 Years Of The Panamera Of course, there was a second generation to be made that it made its world debut on June 28, 2016. The development involved multiple streams: in addition to the Gran Turismo with a standard and......
15:36, 04/29/2019

Seven years of Syria’s health tragedy After seven years of conflict in Syria, WHO has renewed its call for the protection of health workers and for immediate access to besieged populations. Attacks on the health sector have continued at ...
21:12, 04/28/2019

Pakistan To Get $6 Billion From IMF Over Next Three Years: Official Pakistan will get $6 billion from the IMF over the next three years to meet its foreign debt obligations, the country's advisor on finance said on state television after an signing the agreement....
20:12, 05/12/2019

N Carolina man released after serving more than 40 years RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man who served more than 40 years in prison for a shopkeeper’s slaying in a failed robbery attempt is heading home. Attorney Theresa Newman of the Duke Wron...
02:36, 05/24/2019

DDAY prisoner of war looks back 75 years later 75 years have passed since Dennis Trudeau was taken prisoner by German soldiers after parachuting into France, but the memories are as clear as ever. (May 23)        ...
09:24, 05/23/2019

Serial Rapist Sentenced To 274 Years NELSON COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A serial rapist in Arizona with ties to Kentucky has been handed a 274-year prison sentence for raping seven women. Nathan Loebe was found guilty in February of 20 c...
11:24, 05/22/2019

Of more than 600 guns stolen 2 years ago, only 73 recovered SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A federal prosecutor says authorities have recovered only 73 of the 654 guns stolen in 2017 in Springfield, Missouri. Prosecutors say six men from Texas stole the guns by maneu...
15:00, 05/21/2019

Facebook Is Getting Its Biggest Redesign in Years. Here’s What to Know (Bloomberg) — Facebook Inc. unveiled updates to the Groups feature of its main social network, doubling down on a successful but controversial part of the big blue app — and another sign t...
20:36, 04/30/2019

21 years ago, this was the smartphone of the future – and I just bought one It was 1998: a time when boy bands and GameBoy dominated popular culture. The Pokemon invasion was around the corner, renting VHS was still a thing, laptops were prohibitively expensive, and the Y2K b...
00:48, 05/24/2019

There's Only One Reason to Buy the 2020 BMW M5 Edition 35 Years Brands throw themselves anniversary celebrations all the time. BMW just happens to do it a lot. For the 2015 model year, BMW celebrated 30 years of the M5 with the “30 Jahre M5” edition. Now, the M5 i...
00:00, 05/18/2019

Spain Is Going to the Polls for the Third Time in Four Years. Here’s What to Know Spain goes to the polls Sunday for its third general election in four years, as socialist Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez tries to break the political deadlock that has gripped his country and lef...
18:12, 04/28/2019

Google Shows First Cracks in Years Google’s once-untouchable online-advertising operation took a body blow, hurt by mounting competition and struggles within its increasingly high-profile YouTube unit....
01:36, 04/30/2019

30-plus years of HyperCard, the missing link to the Web The Computer Lab's Beyond Cyberpunk Hypercard stack (credit: Beyond Cyberpunk!) Update: It's Memorial Day weekend here in the US, and the Ars staff has a long weekend accordingly. Many will spend tha...
20:00, 05/25/2019

D'Antoni has sights on 3 more years minimum Rockets coach Mike D'Antoni, who told ESPN he has let the team's GM and owner know he is "energized to keep coaching," has had preliminary discussions on a contract extension that would keep him from ...
03:24, 05/20/2019

Europe: 10 Years After Lehman: What’s Changed? European Financial Forecast editor Brian Whitmer touches on why today’s European financial markets are “180 degrees different” than they were 10 years ago, before the financial crisi...
17:36, 05/01/2019

Storm could be India's strongest in 5 years India is preparing for the strongest landfalling tropical cyclone in nearly five years, as Tropical Cyclone Fani moves up the east coast of the subcontinent....
10:48, 05/02/2019

5 Takeaways From 10 Years of Trump Tax Figures The Times obtained details from a decade of the president’s tax returns, revealing $1.17 billion in business losses. Here’s what else the numbers show....
02:12, 05/08/2019

What Joe Biden Has Said About Anita Hill Over the Years Mr. Biden said this week that he takes “responsibility” for the way Ms. Hill was treated when she testified in the 1991 hearings for Justice Clarence Thomas....
00:00, 05/01/2019

Man uses same lottery numbers for 10 years, finally wins $100,000 A Michigan man who has been playing the same set of lottery numbers for 10 years said he finally won a $100,000 jackpot -- while he was out of the country....
20:00, 05/16/2019

4 Your Health: Birth rates lowest in U.S. in 32 years Fewer babies were born in America in 2018. New government data shows there were roughly 3.7 million births in 2018. According to the Centers For Disease Control, that is the lowest total in 32 years. ...
19:12, 05/15/2019

After years as the NBA playoffs’ JV bracket, the sun is rising in the East All four of the conference’s remaining teams are capable of winning it all, but each carries a measure of uncertainty and urgency that will ratchet up the drama....
18:12, 04/28/2019

Jose Pedraza scores first stoppage win in five years Former lightweight world titleholder Jose Pedraza, in his first fight since losing his belt to Vasiliy Lomachenko, dominated Antonio Lozada for a TKO victory....
09:12, 05/26/2019

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until the fall of 2011, NASA officials said at a news conference Thursday in Wa...
18:48, 04/28/2019

See Blake Lively's Most Iconic Met Gala Looks Over the Years Blake Lively has become a style icon over the years, turning heads in jaw-dropping outfits. When she's not dazzling audiences on the screen, the Gossip Girl alum is inspiring......
14:12, 05/05/2019

Google Translate is getting its most important update in years Google Translate's camera translation feature sounds very futuristic on paper, but in practice—so far, at least—it's been more of a proof of concept. It's still usable and gets the job done, but it's ...
15:00, 05/15/2019

It’s taken me years to get comfortable saying this: I'm a gay footballer | Andy Brennan After ruminating over this decision for so many years and being entirely unsure about myself, I couldn’t be happierFirstly, it is really important for me to say that the main reason I am doing this is...
13:24, 05/15/2019

75 years later, French ‘HistoPad’ offers new view of D-Day DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — French and American teams are working together again on a D-Day project, this time to allow some virtual time travel back to that decisive moment in world history. Visitors to the ...
16:48, 05/10/2019

Alabama abortion bill: What happens next for most restrictive ban in US in 40 years? The Alabama Senate has passed a near-total ban on abortions. Here's everything you need to about the bill and where it's headed next.        ...
18:12, 05/15/2019

Man who was exonerated of murder after 16 years in prison will soon be a lawyer He was convicted at 17 of a rape and murder he didn't commit. He was exonerated at 32. Now, at 45, Jeffrey Deskovic is graduating law school.        ...
07:24, 05/10/2019

What We've Learned About Target-Date Funds, 10 Years Later A decade after target-date funds were damaged during the financial crisis, they have re-emerged bigger than ever as retirement investments. But they still have vulnerabilities....
04:36, 05/06/2019

Fake German heiress gets 4-12 years behind bars A judge has sentenced the fake German heiress Anna Sorokin to four to 12 years behind bars for defrauding New York banks and hotels. Judge Diane Kiesel says she was "stunned by the depth of the defend...
07:24, 05/10/2019

Newlywed who vanished at sea declared dead two years later WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A judge has declared a missing Florida newlywed dead, almost two years to the day she disappeared while honeymooning in the Bahamas with her husband. Palm Beach County Circuit ...
15:12, 05/15/2019

Switch Outsells PS4 In Japan Despite Launching Three Years Later In just over two years, the Nintendo Switch has sold 8,125,637 units in Japan, according to the latest sales figures reported by Famitsu. That puts it above the current lifetime total of 8,077,756‬ fo...
17:24, 05/15/2019

150 years ago, the day America started a grand party — too soon Americans were on pins and needles exactly 150 years ago. They gathered at train stations and outside newspaper offices eagerly awaiting word that a modern marvel was now a reality. They’d followed de...
09:48, 05/10/2019

Cards sign No. 1 pick Murray to 4 years, $35M Saying this is "just the beginning," No. 1 overall pick Kyler Murray signed a four-year deal with the Cardinals worth about $35 million, the team announced....
03:00, 05/10/2019

One of our favorite ST: The Next Generation episodes aired 31 years ago This article contains spoilers about an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation that aired 31 years ago today. That's outside the statute of limitations as far as we're concerned. Also, Lee Hutchi...
20:48, 05/09/2019

Apple wants you to use your iPhone for three years… then 'do one last great thing with it' Apple's latest ad encourages users to do their part for the planet and trade in their old iPhone after they are done with it. But how much of this is related to the environment, and how much is Apple ...
01:24, 05/10/2019

Congressman struggles to forgive his shooter 2 years later WASHINGTON (AP) — Rep. Steve Scalise says he still struggles to forgive the man who shot him and four others at a congressional baseball practice nearly two years ago. The Louisiana Republican says he...
18:12, 05/10/2019

Sudan transition to last three years: military council Sudan's Transitional Military Council agreed with the Declaration of Freedom and Change Forces opposition alliance that the country's transition period will last three years, a TMC member said on Wedn...
02:00, 05/15/2019

Man charged in son’s death 20 years after remains found HILLSBOROUGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina man has been indicted on a murder charge decades after his son’s skeletal remains were found under a highway billboard. News outlets report 57-year-old...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Pakistan agrees to 13th bailout in 30 years from the IMF Pakistan will receive around $6 billion in a bailout from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) it was announced Sunday, the thirteenth time the South Asian country has received financing from the IMF...
09:48, 05/13/2019

Kompany: For 15 years midfielders told me ‘Don’t shoot!’ "Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany revelled in his remarkable match-winning goal which left the club on the brink of defending their Premier League title, and dismissed suggestions he could reti...
00:24, 05/07/2019

Man gets 4-plus years in counterfeit sporting tickets case PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say a man has been sentenced to more than four years in prison in the sale of counterfeit tickets to sporting events, including the Super Bowl. ...
01:12, 05/07/2019

Donald Trump Somehow Lost $1 Billion in Ten Years We all know that our president is a terrible businessman, but information about his federal income tax returns obtained by the New York Times showss that he is even worse than previously thought. Betw...
02:36, 05/08/2019

50% of businesses fail in their first 5 years. What’s the secret for those that survive? An entrepreneur's technology infrastructure is now vital, especially at launch, when the technology foundation needs to be laid with an eye on the future.Read More...
15:48, 05/13/2019

| New York policeman tried five years after black man's death Five years after an African American father of six died after being apparently held in an illegal police chokehold, a video of which triggered the Black Lives Matter Movement, a disciplinary trial of ...
11:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook’s FTC settlement could include 20 years of oversight Facebook is headed toward an agreement with the U.S. government over its privacy policies and practices that would put it under 20 years of oversight.Read More...
10:24, 05/14/2019

'Cyber flashers' in Singapore could now get two years in prison Singapore has criminalized the sending of unsolicited intimate images, or "cyber flashing," as part of a major crackdown on sexual harassment online....
22:36, 05/07/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO sentenced in US to 5 years prison over HP fraud The former chief financial officer of British software company Autonomy was sentenced on Monday to five years in prison, after a U.S. jury found him guilty of fraud over the $11.1 billion sale of the ...
01:12, 05/14/2019

EA Access comes to PlayStation 4 nearly 5 years after debuting on Xbox One Electronic Arts said today it's adding the PlayStation 4 to its EA Access subscription program. It'll cost $5 a month (or $30 a year) and starts in July.Read More...
18:12, 05/07/2019

Driver Sentenced To 30 Years In Fatal Wreck MANCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — A driver accused of killing a pregnant woman and three other people while on drugs in Kentucky has been sentenced to 30 years in prison. WYMT-TV reports a judge handed down the ...
11:00, 05/08/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen This month marks Editor-in-Chief Stephen Totilo’s 10th anniversary at Kotaku. A whole decade! Wow! In honor of this milestone, let’s take a look back at one of his most famous photos and see what fun ...
21:12, 05/12/2019

After three years away, Roger Federer returns to clay Having skipped the clay circuit the past two years, Roger Federer is back on the surface this week in Madrid in preparation for something bigger: the French Open....
19:24, 05/06/2019

All the Baby Names Kim Kardashian Has Nixed Over the Years Kim Kardashian and Kanye West recently welcomed their fourth child, and have yet to reveal the name of their newborn son. The couple's baby was born via surrogate, like his 1-year-old......
01:00, 05/11/2019

100 years on: the picture that changed our view of the universe Arthur Eddington’s photograph of the 1919 solar eclipse proved Einstein right and ushered in a century where gravity was kingA hundred years ago this month, the British astronomer Arthur Eddington arr...
10:12, 05/12/2019

Mount Everest on track for one of its deadliest years A narrow window of good weather has led to deadly overcrowding on Mount Everest. Most of the 10 deaths this month occurred after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
17:24, 05/25/2019

27 years later, woman wakes up from comatose state A woman in the United Arab Emirates has woken up after 27 years of being in a comatose state. Veuer's Sam Berman has the full story.        ...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Incidents of fly-tipping in England jump by almost 40% in six years LGA says councils struggling to tackle problem amid budget cuts and lenient sentencingThe illegal dumping of waste across England has increased by nearly 40% in six years.Local councils are struggling...
10:24, 05/11/2019

40 years of the laptop: how mobile PCs changed the world Main image: The IBM ThinkPad 700 series first appeared in 1992If you own a PC there’s a very good chance it's a lightweight and portable laptop, rather than a big and bulky desktop. Those ...
22:24, 05/06/2019

Britain Just Went a Week Without Coal For the First Time in 137 Years Coal may have helped birth the Industrial Revolution in Britain, but the nation is working hard to leave it behind. And it just hit a big milestone: This marks the first time since 1882 that Britain h...
17:00, 05/08/2019

F1 racing returns to Netherlands for the first time in 35 years • Dutch Grand Prix will be on Formula One calendar next season• Max Verstappen’s rise has encouraged F1 to strike a dealFormula One is returning to the Netherlands for the first time in 35 years after...
17:00, 05/14/2019

Facebook's FTC punishment could involve 20 years of oversight Facebook and the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) are edging closer to negotiating the tech giant's multibillion dollar penalty for security failures. Reuters reports that the deal "could be a mont...
17:00, 05/14/2019

'We knew we had something extraordinary': looking back on Woodstock, 50 years on In new documentary Woodstock: Three Days That Defined a Generation, the defining festival gets a closer look with never-before-heard insightEarly in the planning of Woodstock, 50 years ago this year, ...
09:00, 05/25/2019

Venezuela announces end to exchange controls after 16 years Venezuela has announced the lifting of foreign exchange controls on banks for the first time in 16 years, but some observers are skeptical the measure will do much to lift the shrinking economy....
23:36, 05/13/2019

For the first time in 47 years, Darrell Waltrip doesn't know what's next As the NASCAR Hall of Famer and longtime broadcaster heads into retirement next month, he's still wondering what he'll do. And he's still leaning on Rick Hendrick for advice....
20:48, 05/23/2019

Former CIA officer jailed for 20 years for spying for China A former spy for the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency was sentenced on Friday to 20 years in prison after being convicted on charges of conspiring to transmit U.S. defense secrets to China, the Justic...
00:12, 05/18/2019

Making A Difference: Teacher Retires After 60 Years ESTILL COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– After 60 years of teaching and hundreds of students later, West Irvine Elementary’s Mrs. J is retiring. A lot has changed since Jeannette Hughes’ days in...
02:36, 05/24/2019

Florida zoo celebrates its first lion birth in 30 years NAPLES, Fla. (AP) — A Florida zoo is celebrating the birth of three African lion cubs. The Naples Daily News reports this is the first time in 30 years that the Naples Zoo has had lion cubs. The zoo a...
19:12, 05/24/2019

Report: U.S. economy grows 3.2 percent, best in 6 years The growth of the U.S. economy in the first quarter beat analyst predictions and recorded its best performance in six years, according to government figures released Friday....
19:24, 04/28/2019

Would-be NYC subway bomber turned informant gets 10 years A former al Qaeda recruit who plotted to bomb New York City's subway system was sentenced to 10 years in prison on Thursday, nearly a decade after he pleaded guilty and became one of the U.S. governme...
03:00, 05/03/2019

Vegetative state: Years of minimal consciousness For 27 years, Munira Abdulla was in a vegetative state — not to be confused with a coma! DW explains the difference and what patients in a vegetative state are actually aware of....
15:12, 05/01/2019

After 18 Years Away, Ted Turner Is Back In The Wrestling Business With AEW Last Wednesday, All Elite Wrestling and WarnerMedia made a longstanding wrestling rumor official when they announced that the startup promotion’s flagship show will air weekly on TNT beginning this Fa...
18:12, 05/20/2019

50 Years of Private Banking - A Special Report Euromoney Magazine has charted the birth, growth and maturity of the global private banking industry over 50 years. This special report is the distilled essence of five decades of innovation and chang...
19:36, 04/28/2019

PM Modi Will Lay Groundwork For Next 25 Years, Says US Corporate Leader Congratulating Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his election victory, a top American corporate leader has asserted that in the next five years, PM Modi will lay the groundwork for India's economic......
06:12, 05/24/2019

Fights over lampposts could delay 5G rollout in the U.K. by two years In the U.K., 5G transmitters must be placed on a group of structures that are taller than a double-decker bus. According to The Guardian, this has turned lampposts into hot properties in the region be...
02:36, 05/20/2019

StarCraft II goes free-to-play seven years after launch Enlarge If you've been zealously guarding your money since 2010, waiting for the day StarCraft II would finally be cheap enough to try out, you're in luck. At Blizzcon over the weekend, Blizzard an...
12:00, 05/02/2019

Ayesha Curry through the years: Her life in photos Ayesha Curry recently made waves on "Red Table Talk," where she told Jada Pinkett Smith how it makes her feel when women fawn over her famous husband.        ...
23:36, 05/21/2019

Tyler, the Creator forced to cancel first UK gig in four years The rapper, banned from entering the country in 2015, said impromptu London show got ‘too rowdy’The US rapper Tyler, the Creator, returned to the UK on Saturday, four years after he was banned from en...
19:00, 05/18/2019

Jeanette Winterson: ‘I can see why I’ve annoyed people over the years. But that’s who I am' Her new novel reimagines Frankenstein for the AI era. The Oranges Are Not the Only Fruit author talks immortality, anger and why she’s still an evangelistResearching Frankissstein, her 11th novel, led...
13:48, 05/18/2019

20 numbers that explain Dan Snyder’s 20 years with the Redskins On May 25, 1999, NFL owners unanimously approved the $800 million sale of the team to a group led by a rich 34-year-old who was a lifelong Redskins fan. What could go wrong?...
05:48, 05/24/2019

Dead could outnumber living on Facebook in 50 years The number of dead people on Facebook may outnumber the living within 50 years, according to an extreme-case analysis by academics from the University of Oxford....
13:00, 04/29/2019

O.J. Simpson’s No. 32 given to Bills player for first time in 42 years Simpson, who last played for Buffalo in 1977, said he was "fine" with his number being worn by running back Senorise Perry, who plays mostly on special teams and was signed in the offseason....
08:00, 05/22/2019

Two retired PCSD detectives reunite after many years TUCSON – Earlier in the week, News 4 Tucson did a story on a man named Sergeant John Rock. Sgt. Rock is the oldest retired deputy with the Pima County Sheriff’s Department (PCSD). After th...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Mangled van removed from Mount Lemmon, 19 years later MOUNT LEMMON, Ariz. – After 19 years sitting in a canyon off Catalina Highway, the mangled wreckage of a rusted van has finally been removed. Manuel Montijo drove the van off a cliff in 2000. Hi...
18:00, 05/02/2019

Former Long Island man exonerated after 33 years in prison A former Long Island man who spent 33 years in prison for the attempted rape and murder of a 14-year-old girl was exonerated during an emotional court hearing on Wednesday. Keith Bush, 62, stared as i...
20:24, 05/22/2019

2 men charged in years of sex abuses at German campsite BERLIN (AP) — German authorities say they have charged two men for allegedly being involved in sexually abusing children at a campsite for years. Detmold prosecutors said Friday that a 56-year-old sus...
16:00, 05/17/2019

Clawdaddy’s Restaurant Shuts Its Doors After 6 Years LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) – A Lexington seafood restaurant has shut its doors after six years in the community. Clawdaddy’s announced Wednesday that they would be shutting down. “THANK...
16:48, 05/23/2019

ETA's bloody history: 853 killings in 60 years of violence The most-wanted member of the Basque separatist militant group ETA, who had been on the run for 17 years, was caught by police on Thursday in the French Alps....
13:48, 05/16/2019

"Nobody Can Counter Modi For Next 25 Years": Shiv Sena On Big BJP Win The Shiv Sena today congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the BJP-led NDA headed to retain power comfortably and added a message - no one would be able to pose a challenge before PM Modi for.....
16:00, 05/23/2019

Airlines should eliminate single-use plastics in five years: Hi Fly CEO Airlines should get ahead of regulators by voluntarily eliminating single-use plastic within five years, the chief executive of Portuguese charter Hi Fly said, ahead of a Thursday forum on replacement...
14:12, 05/16/2019

From the archives: 30 years ago, a nascent 'Internet' was under attack A software worm invaded a supernetwork of computers and sparked a scare. Our report at the time heralded the rise of hacking and the importance of cybersecurity...
21:00, 04/28/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years charged again with rape LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts man who spent three decades in prison for a rape he says he did not commit before being freed in 2016 is now accused by police of raping a woman in January. The ...
20:48, 05/04/2019

'Earthworm Jim' returns after 20 years as an Intellivision exclusive It's been 20 years since there was a genuinely new Earthworm Jim game, and longer still since the original team was involved. However, the gang is coming back -- if you're willing to take a ...
17:12, 05/01/2019

Earth’s water came from a collision 4 billion years ago Water arrived on Earth at exactly the same time that the moon was created over 4 billion years ago, according to a new study. This phenomenon is thought to have happened when an “ancient planet&...
20:12, 05/23/2019

Rammstein releases first studio album in 10 years The German band Rammstein has finally put out a new album. If the songs on the self-titled album are any indication, the musicians seem to have become political, though no less controversial. Not all ...
21:12, 05/17/2019

Thailand crowns king for first time in 69 years The Saturday coronation of Maha Varijiralongkorn is the first time anyone has sat on the throne since his father, King Bhumibol Adulyadej, died in 2016...
01:36, 05/05/2019

Spurs' Ginobili retires after 16 years in league "Aug 27 (Reuters) - San Antonio Spurs basketball star Manu Ginobili is retiring after 16 years in the National Basketball Association, the Argentine guard said on Monday."...
16:36, 05/01/2019

John Daly Is Still Driving, at the Tee and Wheel, After All These Years Daly, granted a waiver to be the second golfer ever to use a cart to get around at a major championship, got a hero’s welcome at the P.G.A. Championship....
04:00, 05/17/2019

Xi Praises a Student Protest in China. From 100 Years Ago. The Chinese leader marked the historic May 4 protest against Western colonialism. But under his brand of authoritarianism, even a demonstration from a century ago is tricky....
03:36, 04/30/2019

‘American Taliban’ Lindh being released after 17 years FILE – American John Walker Lindh is seen in this undated file photo obtained Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2002, from a religious school where he studied for five months in Bannu, 304 kilometers (190 miles...
17:36, 05/23/2019

'American Taliban' Lindh being released after 17 years The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from prison....
18:36, 05/23/2019

US, China trade conflict was 20 years in the making WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S.-China trade blowup was a long time coming. And it won’t be easily resolved, not even if U.S. and Chinese negotiators reach a truce in the next few weeks. The Trump adm...
22:00, 05/15/2019

Apple Music has gotten a lot better in the last couple years — especially if you know these tricks Here are some tips and tricks to get the most out of Apple Music, including how to listen to friends' playlists, search for songs by lyrics and more....
18:48, 05/03/2019

Somali asylum-seeker detained for over 2 years released CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Lawyers representing an asylum-seeker from Somalia who’s been detained for over 2 ½ years without a bond hearing say he’s been released. Acting on behalf of Mahamed Ah...
22:48, 05/20/2019

Motor racing: After 50 years, Andrettis look to bookend 500 wins In the run-up to the Indianapolis 500 the spotlight has been on Mario Andretti but come Sunday it is grandson Marco in the crosshairs as he attempts to lift a family curse by returning a member of the...
05:36, 05/26/2019

Queen Elizabeth Marks 100 Years Of British Airways Queen Elizabeth saw the ticket from her first long-haul flight after her coronation when she visited British Airways' Heathrow headquarters on Thursday to mark the airline's centenary....
04:36, 05/24/2019

House Democrat subpoenas six years of Trump tax returns Committee chair Richard Neal says treasury secretary and IRS commissioner must provide documents by 17 MayA top House Democrat on Friday issued subpoenas for six years of Donald Trump’s tax returns, g...
04:36, 05/11/2019

5 years later, officer faces reckoning for chokehold death NEW YORK (AP) — A long-delayed disciplinary trial is scheduled to begin this week for the New York City police officer accused in the 2014 chokehold death of Eric Garner. Officer Daniel Pantaleo’...
15:00, 05/12/2019

Video: Piola's best moments from 50 years attending the Monaco GP Legendary technical illustrator Giorgio Piola is celebrating 50 years of attending Formula 1 races, and this career retrospective presents a collection of his favourite moments from the Monaco Grand P...
14:36, 05/21/2019

Woman meets daughter 70 years after giving her up for adoption A 90-year-old Louisiana woman who put her newborn up for adoption more than 70 years ago has been reunited with her daughter thanks to a DNA test. Elizabeth Pullen of Lafayette said she never thought ...
23:00, 05/17/2019

Drunk passenger faces six years in jail for ‘air hooliganism’ A drunk passenger was banned for life from flying on the Russian airline Aeroflot after he broke a flight attendant’s leg during a fight over a cigarette, a report said on Monday. Maxim Pashnin ...
06:48, 05/21/2019

After 36 years, DNA evidence and genealogy help to ID a murder victim and her killer DNA evidence helped detectives to identify Mary Silvani. Her killer was much more difficult to find.        ...
04:00, 05/12/2019

Tarantino is back in Cannes, 25 years after ‘Pulp Fiction’ Twenty-five years to the day after premiering “Pulp Fiction” in Cannes, Quentin Tarantino is set to premiere his latest, “Once Upon a Time in Hollywood,” at the French Riviera festival....
11:48, 05/21/2019

Indiana synagogue vandal sentenced to 3 years in prison INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A 21-year-old man has been sentenced to three years in prison for spray-painting anti-Semitic graffiti and lighting fires outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue. U.S. Attorney J...
01:36, 05/22/2019

Woman in China sentenced to four years for slapping bus driver An unruly passenger who reached out and slapped a bus driver in a southern Chinese city has been sentenced to four years in prison, according to Chinese media....
21:36, 05/10/2019

After Nearly 40 Years, Video Games Still Don't Do Lord Of The Rings Justice For decades, The Lord of the Rings has been one of the world’s most influential and revered stories. While J.R.R. Tolkien’s fantasy series has been successfully adapted into a beloved film trilogy, th...
19:36, 05/22/2019

Comcast to sell its stake in Hulu to Disney in five years Comcast has agreed to sell its stake in Hulu in five years to Disney and give up its voting rights immediately, according to a statement.        ...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Mexico morgue left bodies to rot for 2 years before autopsy A state human rights commission says a morgue in western Mexico was so overcrowded and poorly run that some unidentified bodies were left to rot for two years before being autopsied...
21:36, 05/22/2019

Timeline: Theresa May - three tumultuous Downing Street years Theresa May took over as prime minister when David Cameron bowed out, defeated in the Brexit referendum of June 2016. Since then May's time in Downing Street has been defined by her attempts - frustra...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Teacher in bomb-making case gets nearly 6 years in prison NEW YORK (AP) — A math teacher who paid students to dismantle fireworks and store the explosive powder has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison. Christian Toro was sentenced Wednesday by U.S. ...
21:48, 05/22/2019

Ex-Harlem teacher who hid explosives in home gets 6 years in prison One of the twin brothers who were busted last year for keeping bomb-making materials in their Bronx apartment — a former Harlem Prep teacher who enlisted the help of students to make explosives — has ...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Landon Collins plans to take heartbreak out on Giants for years Landon Collins leaves the Giants with a broken heart and some extra incentive. “I’ve got a lot of motivation for the next six years,” Collins, who signed a six-year, $84 million contract with the Reds...
04:12, 05/10/2019

Canada Agrees to Take Back Trash Sent to Philippines Years Ago The garbage, which was mistakenly shipped to the Philippines in 2013 and 2014, had been the subject of a diplomatic dispute and outrage from President Rodrigo Duterte....
10:24, 05/23/2019

A man who spent nearly 46 years in prison for a wrongful conviction will get $1.5 million Imprisoned for more than 45 years for a murder he didn't commit, Richard Phillips spent more time behind bars than any other wrongfully imprisoned person in America....
17:12, 05/22/2019

Papua New Guinea prime minister resigns after 7 years PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea (AP) — Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has resigned after seven years on the job. His announcement Sunday follows weeks of high profile defections fr...
09:48, 05/26/2019

Nickelodeon actor reveals he transitioned genders 20 years ago Actor Michael D. Cohen, who voices the character Schwoz Schwartz on Nickelodeon’s longest-running live-action sitcom, “Henry Danger,” has just revealed that he is transgender. “I was...
21:48, 05/23/2019

Germany's oldest mayor retires after 56 years in office The end of an era is nigh as a 94-year-old mayor prepares to hand over to his successor. Josef Rüddel has presided over the German village of Windhagen for more than 50 years....
02:00, 05/22/2019

Teen Sentenced To 23 Years In Connection To Murder Of Parents ROCKCASTLE COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18)– A Rockcastle County teen was sentenced Friday morning for her role in the murders of her mother and step-father. Brooklyn Reynolds was just 16 years old when she...
18:12, 05/10/2019

‘World’s largest’ brain tumor removed from man after 20 years Surgeons in India have removed what they claim is the largest brain tumor ever recorded from a man who let the cancerous mass continue to grow for two decades. The watermelon-sized, 11-pound tumor was...
21:36, 05/23/2019

Ancient Egyptians built this 4-towered fortress more than 2,600 years ago Archaeologists in Egypt have discovered the ruins of an ancient fortress dating to the 26th Dynasty, the last dynasty in which native Egyptians ruled before the Persians conquered the country in 525 B...
11:48, 05/22/2019

Ride-hailing firm Uber in biggest IPO in five years Ride-hailing service Uber went public on Friday, and the event had been billed as one of the largest IPOs in the history of the New York Stock Exchange. But the company's high losses have many questio...
16:24, 05/10/2019

UPDATE 1-Mexico will produce all its own gasoline in 3 years -president Mexico will be self sufficient in its gasoline needs in three years, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday, once a major new refinery he wants to build is due to be completed....
16:12, 05/10/2019

Recent storm reveals ancient trees that are more than 4,500 years old A recent storm and low-tides have re-revealed these prehistoric trees which died over 4,500 years ago. Buzz60’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
16:36, 05/22/2019

UK jobless rate falls to its lowest level in 45 years LONDON (AP) — Official figures show that Britain’s unemployment rate has fallen to its lowest level in 45 years, though wage growth softened slightly. The Office for National Statistics said Tue...
16:36, 05/14/2019

Widow discovers her late husband of 64 years was a British spy A widow was left stunned after discovering her husband of 64 years was a spy who took his double life secret to his grave. Audrey Phillips, 85, knew Glyn as a family man and civil engineer who loved t...
01:00, 05/25/2019

US, Russia seek better ties after years of diplomatic crises Senior officials have called for an overhaul of US-Russia ties, saying a more "constructive model" is necessary. Experts say attempts to normalize the often tense relationship will prove difficult, if...
21:48, 05/14/2019

US consumer sentiment surges to highest level in 15 years The preliminary reading on May consumer sentiment from the University of Michigan was expected to rise to 97.5, from the previous month's 97.2 reading....
16:12, 05/17/2019

‘The Simpsons’ predicted this ‘Game of Thrones’ twist 2 years ago Nostradamus hasn’t got anything on America’s favorite animated family. “The Simpsons” correctly predicted how Sunday’s “Game of Thrones” episode would end — w...
17:24, 05/14/2019

Police: South Carolina mom abandoned 2nd baby 30 years ago COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Authorities say a mother already facing a murder charge for abandoning her baby daughter in 1990 is now charged with dumping the body of her infant son nearly a year earlier. Gre...
17:00, 05/17/2019

Majority of Europeans think the EU will fall apart within 20 years, study finds Research published this week showed that levels of support for membership of the European Union are high – but so is pessimism about the future of the bloc....
18:48, 05/17/2019

US fertility falls to record low, fewest births in 32 years The U.S. fertility rate fell to a record low in 2018 and the number of births declined for a fourth consecutive year, the National Center for Health Statistics reported Wednesday....
08:24, 05/15/2019

Bedbugs roamed the Earth with dinosaurs 100 million years ago A new study, published in Current Biology on Thursday, found that bedbugs have been around for 100 million years — significantly longer than scientists had previously believed....
23:00, 05/17/2019

J’Ouvert shooter gets over 17 years in death of promising student The man who drunkenly shot a 22-year-old woman in the face, killing her, during Brooklyn’s 2016 J’Ouvert celebration was sentenced Friday to 17 and 1/3 years prison by a judge who blasted ...
00:36, 05/18/2019

AS Roma's 'Beating Heart' De Rossi Moving On After 18 Years The 35-year-old former World Cup winning midfielder will play his final game at home against Parma on May 26, but will not be retiring from professional football....
14:12, 05/14/2019

| Czech teacher survives 34 years with heart transplant A Czech teacher survived more than 34 years with a heart transplant, making him one of the longest living transplant patients, Czech media and a hospital say....
22:24, 05/14/2019

A Leader of the Basque Militant Group ETA Has Been Arrested After 17 Years on the Run (SALLANCHES, France) — A longtime chief of the Basque militant separatist group ETA was arrested Thursday in a French Alps town after being on the run for 17 years, Spanish authorities said, pro...
07:36, 05/17/2019

Goldman Sachs makes biggest acquisition in 20 years Goldman Sachs just made its first M&A splash of the David Solomon era, scooping up United Capital in a bid to beef up its wealth-management business....
07:24, 05/17/2019

Birth rate in U.S. falls to lowest level in 32 years, CDC says The number of babies born in the U.S. in 2018 fell to the lowest level in 32 years, according to a government report released Wednesday. The numbers are part of a decadeslong trend toward fewer and fe...
19:12, 05/15/2019

CBS shows the first new image of Patrick Stewart as Picard in 17 years Enlarge / A photo taken of the brief video clip CBS showed at the Upfronts. (credit: Kate Aurthur) We now have our first look at Patrick Stewart in character as Star Trek: The Next Generation's Jean...
08:24, 05/16/2019

Scheer says a Conservative government would balance the books in 5 years Scheer also accused the Liberals of stacking a panel on a media bailout in their favour and celebrated a court ruling blocking British Columbia from restricting oil shipments into the province....
03:36, 05/25/2019

Roll over, Beethoven! Jazzfest Bonn celebrates 10 years Audiences in Bonn can catch some of the world's greatest contemporary jazz performers. So how did the city of Beethoven come to host a jazz festival? Saxophonist Peter Materna shares the story and som...
14:00, 05/16/2019

North Korea Says It’s Suffering Worst Drought In Nearly 40 Years (SEOUL, South Korea) — North Korea says it is suffering its worst drought in nearly four decades amid concern about a food crisis in the country. The official Korean Central News Agency said Wed...
14:36, 05/15/2019

Man gets 10 years for home invasion, fake virus threat A Romanian man accused of taking part in a scheme to extort millions from a rich couple by injecting them with what they were told was a lethal virus has been sentenced to more than 10 years in prison...
21:36, 05/16/2019

Driverless cars are years away, but self-driving forklifts have arrived For several years, executives of tech and automobile companies have been promising that fully autonomous vehicles will soon become a common sights in streets and roads. But we’re well into 2019, and s...
21:48, 05/16/2019

‘Forrest Gump,’ 25 years later: Why this classic doesn’t hold up This summer marks the 25th anniversary of the beloved Tom Hanks/Robert Zemeckis movie “Forrest Gump,” about a dim-witted but lovable everyman and his unintentional journey through the center of pivota...
22:48, 05/24/2019

Postman Retires After 35 Years, Gets A Hawaiian Surprise From Strangers Longtime mail carrier Floyd Martin retired from his neighborhood route in Marietta, Georgia, on Thursday, which might have called for a handshake or even a cake to send him off....
08:00, 05/25/2019

Neil Gaiman: ‘Good Omens feels more apt now than it did 30 years ago’ Before Terry Pratchett died, Gaiman told his friend he would adapt their novel about an angel and a devil stopping the apocalypse. As Good Omens starts on TV, he discusses fame, politics and honouring...
15:36, 05/24/2019

Roma captain De Rossi to leave club after 18 years Roma captain Daniele De Rossi has surprisingly announced that he is leaving his hometown club after 18 years        ...
11:24, 05/14/2019

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives only 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought th...
13:48, 05/13/2019

GM engineers hid secret tailgate in storage room for 2 years The secret story behind one of the most innovative features on the new 2019 GMC Sierra pickup, made by General Motors.        ...
18:12, 05/20/2019

Google stored some G Suite passwords in plaintext for 14 years Google revealed that it recently discovered a bug that caused a subset of its enterprise G Suite customers to have their passwords stored in an unhashed — albeit encrypted — form for about 14 years. “...
10:36, 05/22/2019

Iran: Suspect sentenced to 10 years for spying for Britain TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’ judiciary says an Iranian national has been sentenced to 10 years on charges of spying for Britain. Monday’s report by the semi-official ISNA news agency quoted t...
13:48, 05/13/2019

India Just Posted The Worst Car Sales Data In Eight Years Passenger vehicle sales in April fell 17.1 per cent to 247,541 units from a year earlier, data released by the Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers showed...
13:36, 05/13/2019

Apollo Moon Rocks Set to Solve More Puzzles, 50 Years Later For 50 years, research on these rocks has transformed our understanding of the moon, revealing the circumstances of its birth and the reasons for its mottled face....
11:24, 05/13/2019

After years in the dark, Navajo Nation homes get electricity ARIZONA — Miranda Haskie sits amid the glow of candles at her kitchen table as the sun sinks into a deep blue horizon silhouetting juniper trees and a nearby mesa. Her husband, Jimmie Long, Jr., fishe...
19:12, 05/20/2019

These Samples Of Moon Rock Have Waited 50 Years For This Moment Neil Armstrong needed to pick up rocks - as many as he could carry, as interesting as he could find. The material he collected would constitute humanity's first samples taken from another world....
07:36, 05/13/2019

US Man Faces 140 Years In Prison For Threatening To Kill Trump, Others A Connecticut man has been indicted after prosecutors say he threatened to kill US President Donald Trump and sent others bomb threats and mail containing suspicious white powder, according to court.....
07:36, 05/13/2019

US Ex-Spy Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Selling Secrets To China A former defense and intelligence contractor who sold classified documents to the Chinese government, and then claimed that he was actually working a reverse sting to expose Chinese spying methods,......
06:48, 05/18/2019

Ex-pastor who raped adopted daughter receives 12 years KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — A former pastor who repeatedly raped his adopted teenage daughter has been given an effective 12 year prison sentence. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports prosecutors sought the max...
14:24, 05/13/2019

Iran sentences woman to 10 years for ‘spying’ for Britain Iran sentenced an Iranian woman to 10 years prison for spying for Britain, as tension rises between Tehran and some Western countries over its nuclear and missile programs....
15:36, 05/13/2019

U of A researchers: 5 to 10 years from implementing mosquito ‘birth control’ TUCSON- Researchers say they have invented a “birth control” for mosquitoes, and say they could implement the treatment as early as 2024. Dr. Roger Miesfeld at the University of Arizona ha...
05:24, 05/18/2019

Ex-Autonomy CFO jailed for five years over Hewlett-Packard fraud Sushovan Hussain also fined $4m by US district judge over role of sale in British firm to Hewlett-PackardThe former chief financial officer of Autonomy has been jailed for five years, after a US jury ...
05:00, 05/14/2019

Honey, Josh Gad is going to shrink the kids in a 30-years-later sequel Behold, the proud ranks of visionary science fiction stories that have continued their groundbreaking arcs through multiple decades on the big screen: Blade Runner. Alien. Terminator. And now, to thes...
02:48, 05/14/2019

'Shop Contest: Happy 10 Years Stephen, Winners! Last week marked 10 years for Kotaku’s big boss Stephen Totilo and to celebrate we took one of his most famous photos and had some fun with it. I got a nice mix of video games, timely Game Of Thrones ...
02:48, 05/19/2019

50 years later, Ron Swoboda’s catch still symbol of Mets miracle This is about how an ordinary man can seize one extraordinary moment, as much as anything. The coming weeks and months will be a glorious celebration of the golden anniversary of the Mets’ golden summ...
05:12, 05/19/2019

Protecting young people: 100 years of Save the Children Save the Children has been working to protect young people for a century now. To mark the anniversary, the organization is looking back at its founder as it faces new crises....
09:12, 05/19/2019

Bangladeshi, Who Mistakenly Crossed Over To India 23 Years Ago, To Return A Bangladeshi man with mental disabilities, who had crossed over to India accidentally over two decades ago, finally met his family in a jail in Assam's Tezpur on Sunday, officials said....
18:24, 05/19/2019

Minecraft Players Are Celebrating 10 Years With Cakes, Artwork And More Minecraft turns 10 this weekend and fans of the popular-blocky-game are celebrating this big milestone in various ways, like baking cakes in real life or sharing old stories and screenshots....
21:12, 05/19/2019

30 Years Of Driving Around The Same Video Game Race Track Silverstone has been home to the British Grand Prix for most of the race’s history, meaning there are over 30 year’s worth of games that let you drive around it. So Chris Rae had the brilliant idea of...
06:12, 05/24/2019

WWE made up for years of Bayley missteps with one spectacular night Becky Lynch still has one belt, Bayley has one, too, and the entire women’s division is better for it. Bayley winning the women’s Money in the Bank ladder match, helping out a defeated Lynch and cashi...
22:00, 05/20/2019

Sudanese women at forefront of protests after years of oppression Mervat al-Neel was one of the many women whose protests helped bring down Sudanese autocrat Omar Hassan al-Bashir. Now she is standing up to the generals who replaced him....
13:24, 04/30/2019

Poland, central European nations mark 15 years in EU Poland and other central European nations are marking the 15th anniversary of their membership in the European Union with a leaders’ summit in Warsaw...
16:12, 05/01/2019

Man charged with staging murder of newlywed wife over 33 years ago A Maryland man has been charged in his wife’s murder — more than 30 years after cops mistakenly determined she was killed in a home invasion. John Joseph Norton of Catonsville was indicted...
00:48, 05/08/2019

'It’s been killing us for 50 years': residents on living in Cancer Town Reserve, Louisiana, has a higher risk of cancer than anywhere in America – a hazard residents must face every day. We hear their storiesThe small town of Reserve sits 30 miles from New Orleans in Loui...
22:48, 05/07/2019

Venus may have had a climate suitable for life billions of years ago Nowadays, Venus is sweltering with no liquid water on its surface. But billions of years ago it may have had an ocean and a relatively pleasant climate...
18:48, 04/28/2019

Critic’s Notebook: 50 Years On, the Art Ensemble of Chicago Is Still Transforming Once a quintet known for challenging the expectations of Western ears, it has grown into a 17-piece group that just released a triumphant double album....
20:24, 05/01/2019

Macron’s pledge to rebuild Notre Dame in five years may be possible Many have expressed dismay at the “loss” of Notre Dame following Monday’s fire, but thankfully most of the building is still intact thanks to its clever design...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Britain’s hedgehog population has fallen 66 per cent in 20 years Britain only has 58 wild mammal species to start with, and many have declined sharply in number since 1995 – with hedgehogs suffering a particularly severe fall...
18:36, 04/28/2019

Man convicted in kidnapping, murder of Menachem Stark gets 15 years One of the men convicted for his role in the fatally botched kidnapping of a notorious Brooklyn landlord wept in court Wednesday as he apologized to the victim’s family before he was sentenced t...
12:36, 05/02/2019

Judge gives John Sampson another 5 years — but no more jail time Politician-turned-inmate John Sampson was sentenced Wednesday to another five years prison for embezzling public funds, in what was hopefully the final chapter of his protracted 2013 corruption case. ...
12:36, 05/02/2019

More weapons found in Delaware prison 2 years after riot WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — More than two years after a fatal inmate riot, investigators have found more homemade weapons in a building at Delaware’s maximum-security prison. A state police investig...
02:00, 05/08/2019

EA Access is finally coming to PS4 after years of Xbox exclusivity PlayStation 4 players will soon be able to grab their DualShock controllers and sign up for Electronic Arts’ game subscription service that lets subscribers do everything from play new titles ea...
04:48, 05/08/2019

Japan's emperor prays for peace in first abdication in 200 years Japanese Emperor Akihito, in his final remarks as his three-decade reign drew to a close on Tuesday, thanked the people for their support and expressed hope for a peaceful future....
13:24, 04/30/2019

Vodafone found security flaws in Huawei kit years ago Vodafone has revealed that it found security flaws in equipment provided by Chinese hardware maker Huawei to its Italian business in 2011 and 2012.The world's second largest mobile operator said ...
18:48, 04/30/2019

S&P 500 posts best four-month run in nearly nine years; Apple jumps after hours The S&P 500 eked out another record high close on Tuesday and capped its best four-month stretch in nearly nine years after a recent rally that helped to restore investors' belief in the decade-long b...
03:12, 05/01/2019

NASA was sold faulty rocket parts for almost 20 years When the launch of NASA's Orbiting Carbon Observatory and Glory missions failed in 2009 and 2011, the agency said it was because their launch vehicle malfunctioned. The clamshell structure (calle...
12:48, 05/01/2019

Prosecutor requests 20 years in jail for ex-Peru president LIMA, Peru (AP) — Prosecutors in Peru are asking a judge to sentence former President Ollanta Humala to 20 years behind bars for his alleged role in Latin America’s biggest graft scandal. Prosec...
22:12, 05/07/2019

Kate Nash: ‘I didn’t want to go back to that girl from 10 years ago’ The actor and musician recalls how dying her hair back to red in 2017 felt as if she was reclaiming herselfThis was the outfit I would first walk on stage wearing, during my Made of Bricks 10th annive...
14:09, 05/01/2019

South Africa: the state of the arts 25 years after apartheid South Africa's young democracy is viewed throughout the world as an exemplary pluralistic rainbow nation. But as the country approaches its most important elections in 25 years, does art imitate life?...
10:12, 05/08/2019

Saturn’s rings formed in a smash-up less than 100 million years ago Some of the Cassini spacecraft’s final measurements of Saturn’s gravitational field show that its rings are younger than we thought, and its winds run deeper...
18:48, 04/28/2019

How to Forecast a "Years-Long Bear Market" in Commodities In this interview with Dana Weeks, Trader's Classroom editor Jeffrey Kennedy gives the big-picture details of an even bigger forecast in commodities ... back in 2011....
15:48, 05/01/2019

Sony offers EA Access to PS4 owners, 5 years after the Xbox One Electronic Arts today revealed it’d be offering EA Access, its game subscription service, for PS4 owners. For Sony’s fans, this means the console gets the service five years after its competitor, the ...
21:48, 05/07/2019

Facebook will be overrun by dead people within 50 years: study Facebook has a grave problem. By the year 2070, dead users could outnumber living ones on the social network, with potential implications for how our digital profiles are stored, according to new rese...
13:12, 05/02/2019

Judd Trump lands punter £10,000 for snooker bet placed 21 years ago • Neil Morrice backed eight-year-old Trump to win title in 1998• ‘Even at eight they could tell he was something very special’A punter has won £10,000 after Judd Trump’s victory in the World Champions...
16:48, 05/07/2019

Meet the toddler-sized T-Rex cousin from 92 million years ago WASHINGTON — History’s most frightening dinosaur, the Tyrannosaurus rex, came from a long line of pipsqueaks. Scientists have identified a new cousin of the T-Rex as a dinosaur that only reached the 3...
21:48, 05/06/2019

‘Elephant Man’ Joseph Merrick’s grave found after 130 years His final resting place has finally been unearthed. Joseph Merrick, famously known as “The Elephant Man” due to a congenital head deformity, died in 1890 — but the location of his burial p...
20:12, 05/06/2019

US YouTube Celebrity Gets 10 Years In Jail For Child Pornography A YouTube musical celebrity was sentenced on Friday in a Chicago courtroom to 10 years in prison for enticing girls as young as 14 to produce sexually explicit videos of themselves....
09:24, 05/04/2019

Man freed from prison after 30 years faces new rape charge A Massachusetts man who spent roughly 30 years in prison for rape before being freed in 2016 is facing new charges in connection to a January sex assault, authorities said. George Perrot, 51, was arra...
19:12, 05/06/2019

US Coach Gets 180 Years In Prison For Sexually Exploiting Over 400 Boys Saying that an AAU basketball coach in Iowa "exploited, manipulated and abused children for almost two decades," a judge sentenced him to 180 years in prison Thursday. Greg Stephen, 43, had pleaded......
13:24, 05/04/2019

From Eric the robot to Dorothy’s slippers: 10 years of Kickstarter A decade on from the birth of the crowdfunding platform, Tim Adams talks to cofounder Perry Chen and looks back at some of its greatest campaignsThe idea of Kickstarter first formed in the mind of Per...
15:36, 05/04/2019

England-France: Channel Tunnel marks 25 years The Channel Tunnel, which connects southern England with northern France is marking its 25th anniversary. The world's longest undersea tunnel took some 200 years to build, with various changes and pau...
17:24, 05/04/2019

After More than 30 Years of Music, DJ Spinderella Says Salt-N-Pepa Fired Her After more than 30 years and countless hit records, DJ Spinderella has apparently been kicked out of Salt-N-Pepa. The legendary DJ announced the news on Instagram Thursday (May 2), stating she was fir...
22:48, 05/04/2019

China Stocks Fall Most In Over 3 Years On Tariff Threats The blue-chip CSI300 index and the Shanghai Composite Index both tumbled more than 5 per cent, posting their steepest single-day drop since February 2016...
12:12, 05/06/2019

Former Classmates Reunite After 30 Years To Open Time Capsules LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– A rare reunion was held Friday at a Lexington elementary school where a group of former students gathered to dig up a time capsule they buried 30 years ago. “To ge...
04:24, 05/04/2019

Six Years Ago, He Helped Expose VW’s Diesel Fraud. This Year, G.M. Let Him Go. Hemanth Kappanna’s research helped plunge Volkswagen into a scandal that continues to plague it. In February, he got two months’ pay and a one-way ticket to India....
23:12, 05/06/2019

A history of Webster Hall’s 133 years of rocking New York If halls could talk, this one would scream. Webster Hall is making its triumphant return to the New York music scene, but few fans know this East Village spot’s long history. Dating back to 1886, this...
14:24, 05/02/2019

Malaysia cuts interest rate for first time in 3 years KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia’s central bank has cut interest rates for the first time in nearly three years to help support growth and counter risks from a global slowdown, trade tensi...
11:36, 05/07/2019

Mario Andretti relives his sole Indy 500 win 50 years later SportsPulse: Racing legend Mario Andretti looks back on one of the greatest accomplishments of his incredible career: winning the 1969 Indy 500.        ...
16:12, 05/02/2019

Man sentenced to 16 years in prison for plot to blow up Chicago bar An Illinois man was sentenced on Monday to 16 years in prison for attempting to set off what he thought was a car bomb outside a downtown Chicago bar in 2012, a federal prosecutor said....
08:00, 05/07/2019

Love-spell extortionist gets 2 years in US federal prison An Argentinian man who ran an international extortion scheme that victimized lovelorn believers in witchcraft has been sentenced in California to two years in prison....
07:00, 05/07/2019

Alarm as ice loss from Antarctica triples in the past five years The loss of Antarctica’s ice has been accelerating ominously since 2012, and could lead to big rises in sea level if the rate of loss keeps increasing...
18:36, 04/28/2019

150 years ago, 12 men in Cincinnati took a chance on baseball and changed the world The Cincinnati Red Stockings did something brand new in 1869, and it worked, for a year. Now, a monument will honor that effort for all time.        ...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Kentucky Doctor Convicted Of Fraud Sentenced To 5 Years COVINGTON, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky doctor convicted of health care fraud has been sentenced to five years in prison and ordered to pay $1 million in restitution. The Daily Independent reports former car...
17:00, 05/03/2019

Insects, Feathers & Thongs: See the Craziest Met Gala Looks Over the Years Fashion's biggest night sure has spawned some wild looks! Over the years, many celebs have turned heads with colorful, chic and unusual styles at the annual Met Gala, an annual......
18:00, 05/03/2019

In time for Ramadan, Iraqi TV drama returns after 7 years BAGHDAD (AP) — The arts are coming to life again in Baghdad, bringing with it a touch of hope and comfort as the country works to rebuild after 16 years of war. And after two decades abroad, two of Ir...
09:48, 05/05/2019

Emperor Akihito becomes first Japanese monarch to abdicate in 200 years Japan's Emperor Akihito formally abdicated Tuesday during a historic ceremony in Tokyo, becoming the country's first monarch to step down from the Chrysanthemum Throne in two centuries....
11:30, 04/30/2019