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Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

Earlier today, Japan’s Hayabusa2 may have become the first probe in history to collect material from beneath the surface of an asteroid—a mission that could yield important new ins...

Japan Makes History as Hayabusa2 Attempts to Collect Underground Samples From Asteroid

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Japan lands spacecraft on distant asteroid to collect samples Japanese scientists have successfully landed an unmanned spacecraft on the distant asteroid Ryugu for the second time as part of an ongoing mission to help explore the origins of the solar system....
2019-07-11 09:16

Japan's Hayabusa2 probe attempts its final asteroid landing at 9:15 PM ET Back in February, Japan's second asteroid-exploring spacecraft touched down on the asteroid Ryugu to collect samples that it will bring back to Earth. Tonight, Hayabusa2 is making its final sample collection attempt, where it will try to collect...
2019-07-11 05:32

Japan's Hayabusa2 Probe Makes Second Touchdown on Asteroid Hayabusa2 probe landed successfully Thursday on a distant asteroid for a final touchdown, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
2019-07-11 08:32

| Japan's asteroid probe Hayabusa2 set for final touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
2019-07-11 11:00

Japan's Asteroid Probe Hayabusa2 Set for Final Touchdown Japan's Hayabusa2 probe began descending on Wednesday for its final touchdown on a distant asteroid, hoping to collect samples that could shed light on the evolution of the solar system....
2019-07-10 15:32

Falcon has landed: Japan's Hayabusa2 probe touches down on asteroid Unmanned craft – about the size of a large refrigerator – plans to collect ground samples, some 300 million kilometres from EarthA Japanese spacecraft has successfully landed on a distant asteroid where it hopes to collect samples that could shed lig...
2019-07-11 10:00

Cops collect DNA samples from estranged husband of missing mom Jennifer Dulos As the search for a missing Connecticut mother of five stretched into its ninth day, police appeared to zero in on her estranged husband. With no sign of Jennifer Dulos, police showed up at her ex’s Farmington mansion Friday evening, questioning Foti...
2019-06-02 02:16

Japan’s asteroid probe is about to attempt its second daring asteroid touchdown Japan is doing some incredible things with its Hayabusa2 asteroid probe. The spacecraft has now spent several months in orbit around the space rock known as Ryugu, and it’s blown not one but two holes into its side. Now, in yet another potentia...
2019-07-11 03:48

Mochizuki makes history for Japan with junior title at Wimbledon Teenager Shintaro Mochizuki became the first Japanese to win a junior boys' Grand Slam title, beating Spain's Carlos Gimeno Valero 6-3 6-2 in the Wimbledon final on Sunday....
2019-07-14 22:16

| Mochizuki makes Grand Slam history for Japan at Wimbledon Shintaro Mochizuki made history becoming the first Japanese player to win a boy's Grand Slam title, beating Carlos Gimeno Valero of Spain in the Wimbledon final....
2019-07-14 18:32

China says Xinjiang 'inseparable' despite attempts to distort history The far northwestern region of Xinjiang is an "inseparable" part of China despite efforts by extremists to distort history and facts in a bid to split the country, the Chinese government said in a document published late on Sunday....
2019-07-22 03:16

Japan's Hayabusa 2 may finally kick-start the asteroid mining era The turn of the decade saw a huge surge of interest in asteroid mining, but now this would-be industry has flopped. Can a tiny Japanese probe revive it?...
2019-05-21 18:32

Argentina makes World Cup history At the final whistle, goalkeeper Vanina Correa fell to her knees as her teammates embraced each other. Though they had not won, they had created history....
2019-06-11 02:16

No limitations: Ali Stroker makes history with Tony win NEW YORK (AP) — When she sings, Ali Stroker says, she has “no limitations.” That was clear on Sunday as Stroker performed and made history as the first actor in a wheelchair to capture a Tony Award. She earned the trophy for her portrayal...
2019-06-10 08:00

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a sle...
2019-06-07 00:16

Lesbian Couple Makes History Playing Together at Wimbledon When Alison van Uytvanck and Greet Minnen stepped onto the court at Wimbledon on Tuesday, it was their first time playing doubles together in a grand slam tournament match. Off-the-court, however, they have been paired for three years. Belgians Minn...
2019-07-06 01:16

Tennis star, 15, makes history in qualifying for Wimbledon American tennis prodigy Cori "Coco" Gauff just became the youngest player in the Open Era to advance through qualifying to reach Wimbledon's main draw....
2019-06-28 14:32

Lashana Lynch Makes History With 007 Role for Bond 25 Congratulations are in order for Lashana Lynch! According to The Mail on Sunday, the 31-year-old actress will play 007 in the new James Bond film. While Daniel Craig will reprise......
2019-07-15 19:48

MLB roundup: Blackmon makes history in Rockies' rout Charlie Blackmon became the first Colorado player to have at least three hits in five consecutive games as the Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-1 in Phoenix on Tuesday night....
2019-06-19 11:16

Brandt Snedeker makes history with second-round 60 at RBC Canadian Open Brandt Snedeker, who shot a 60 at RBC Canadian Open on Friday, is first player since 1983 to record at least one round of 59, 60 and 61 on PGA Tour.       ...
2019-06-07 22:16

Ali Stroker makes Tony Awards history as first winner to use wheelchair Ali Stroker made history Sunday at the Tony Awards. “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena — you are,”...
2019-06-10 17:48

Brooke Henderson makes history with win at Meijer LPGA Classic Brooke Henderson became the winningest Canadian golfer of all time -- man or woman -- after claiming her ninth LPGA title       ...
2019-06-17 08:00

Watch: Brooks Koepka makes history in U.S. Open's second round Top-ranked Brooks Koepka remains in pursuit of his third consecutive U.S. Open title after moving within three shots of leader Justin Rose at Pebble Beach....
2019-06-15 07:48

Fowles makes history but Williams, Dream beat Lynx 60-53 Elizabeth Williams scored 17 points, Alex Bentley added 10, including a late 3-pointer, and the Atlanta Dream beat the Minnesota Lynx 60-53 to spoil Sylvia Fowles' history-making game       ...
2019-07-13 04:16

Glee's Ali Stroker Makes History With 2019 Tony Awards Win Congratulations are in order for Ali Stroker! The 31-year-old Broadway star made history at Sunday night's Tony Awards when she took home the trophy for Best Performance by an......
2019-06-10 17:48

Atlantic League Batter Steals First, Makes Baseball History Around the time that robot umpires were brought in to help officiate the Atlantic League All-Star Game, Major League Baseball and the independent league’s front office decided to tack on a few more rules to experiment with for the second half of the ...
2019-07-14 23:48

Fowles makes history, helps Lynx beat Mercury 75-62 Sylvia Fowles set a WNBA record with her 157th career double-double and the Minnesota Lynx pulled away in the second half to beat the Phoenix Mercury 75-62       ...
2019-07-15 05:48

Why Japan and South Korea Still Spar Over History Japan’s colonial rule over the Korean Peninsula ended more than seven decades ago, yet that legacy still roils everyday politics on both sides of the strait. ...
2019-07-01 21:00

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
2019-06-13 06:00

Ali Stroker makes Tony history as the first wheelchair user to win an acting award Stroker, who won for "Oklahoma!," dedicated the prize to "every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge, who has been waiting to see themselves represented in this arena.”...
2019-06-10 21:32

Marta makes history but Australia beats Brazil after brilliant comeback Having fallen 2-0 behind in the first half, Australia's Women's World Cup hopes appeared to be in tatters, but a brilliant fightback secured a memorable 3-2 win over Brazil to keep alive the Matildas' hopes of progressing to the knockout stages....
2019-06-13 20:32

David Duval makes 14, just short of highest single score in history David Duval's 14 is tied for the second-highest score in Open Championship history, with D. Murdoch’s 14 at Prestwick’s first hole in 1925.        ...
2019-07-18 20:16

Rafael Nadal makes history with 12th French Open title Rafael Nadal downed Dominic Thiem at French Open to claim his 18th Grand Slam and become the only man or woman to win the same tournament 12 times.       ...
2019-06-09 19:00

Pose's Janet Mock Makes TV History With Netflix Production Deal Janet Mock just made history. The Pose writer and director signed a multi-million-dollar deal with Netflix, becoming the first black transgender woman to establish an overall deal with a major......
2019-06-19 18:48

Shohei Ohtani makes history as he becomes the first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani collects home run, triple, double and single during his first four at-bats against Rays.       ...
2019-06-14 13:16

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

This week in tech history: Nintendo's N64 goes on sale in Japan At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-24 02:32

Brandon Crawford makes San Francisco Giants, MLB history in rout of Colorado Rockies Brandon Crawford homered three times and drove in nine runs over the course of the San Francisco Giants' doubleheader sweep of the Colorado Rockies.       ...
2019-07-16 11:00

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
2019-05-22 18:00

Japan, Qatar and the history of guest teams at the Copa América USA, Mexico, Costa Rica, Honduras and Jamaica have all made up the numbers at the Copa AméricaBy Aidan Williams for These Football TimesThe 46th edition of the Copa América, the oldest tournament in international football, begins on Friday night when...
2019-06-12 19:00

This Reporter Asks a Lot of Questions. In Japan, That Makes Her Unusual. Isoko Mochizuki’s interrogations of government officials have made her something of a folk hero in Japan, where the press is known for being clubby and compliant....
2019-07-05 12:32

David Duval makes 13, just short of highest single score in British Open history David Duval got off to a fantastic start in the British Open, but then went quadruple bogey, bogey and 13 at the par-5 7th, joining the history books.       ...
2019-07-18 14:32

Brandon Crawford makes Giants and Major League Baseball history in 19-2 rout of Rockies Brandon Crawford went 5 for 6 with two homers and tied a San Francisco team record with eight RBIs in a 19-2 rout of the Colorado Rockies.       ...
2019-07-16 05:48

Serena Williams Makes History as 1st Athlete to Make Forbes' Self-Made Women List Serena Williams continues to make history! The tennis champion has become the first-ever athlete to make Forbes' list of America's Richest Self-Made Women, which ranks the most......
2019-06-04 21:32

Rogerer Federer makes French Open history as oldest man to reach fourth round Roger Federer eased past Norway's Casper Ruud 6-3 6-1 7-6(10-8) on Friday to become the oldest male player to reach the fourth round at the French Open....
2019-05-31 20:16

Brazil great Marta makes history with record-breaking 17th World Cup goal Brazil great Marta put her name in the record books once again, scoring from the penalty spot against Italy to become the most prolific scorer in World Cup finals history....
2019-06-19 02:01

The high-tech trade dispute rooted in Japan's wartime history Japan has tightened curbs on exports of high-tech materials used in smartphone displays and chips to South Korea, upping the ante in a decades-old dispute with Seoul over South Koreans forced to work for Japanese firms during World War Two....
2019-07-08 16:48

Janet Mock Makes History by Becoming the 1st Black Trans Woman to Sign Deal With a Major Studio On June 19, 1865, history was made and the last enslaved black Americans gained their independence. Today, 154 years after emancipation, Janet Mock made history by becoming the first black trans woman to establish an overall deal with a major studio....
2019-06-20 03:48

Shinzo Abe’s Party Headed to Victory in Japan Elections, Securing His Place in History Mr. Abe’s party won a majority in the upper house of Parliament on Sunday, the public broadcaster NHK said, which would make him the country’s longest-serving prime minister....
2019-07-21 19:32

The Chrysanthemum Throne: A Two and a Half Millennia History of Divine Imperial Rule in Japan The Chrysanthemum Throne is the throne of the Emperor of Japan and a metonym referring to the Japanese monarchy itself. The Japanese imperial family has recently been in the news, due to the ascension of Emperor Naruhito on the 1st of May 2019 ...
2019-05-25 17:32

Japan, South Korea dispute over history, trade deepens as man dies of immolation Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono summoned and admonished South Korea's ambassador on Friday in a deepening diplomatic dispute over compensation for Korean wartime forced labor that threatens global supply of memory chips and display screens....
2019-07-19 10:16

Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
2019-07-10 14:32

CORRECTED-Japan's SoftBank makes bet to challenge Brazil's concentrated banking sector Japan's SoftBank Group Corp has led a $231 million new financing round for Brazilian lending platform Creditas, valuing it at $750 million and funding a future expansion to other Latin American countries, Sergio Furio, the founder of Creditas, said....
2019-07-11 09:16

Tony Awards 2019: 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins, wheelchair-using actress makes history "Hadestown," a folk-operatic spin on a Greek myth, led the Tony Awards with eight wins, and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists.        ...
2019-06-10 12:16

Tony Awards 2019: Wheelchair-using actress Ali Stroker makes history; 'Hadestown' sweeps with 8 wins Ali Stroker, a wheelchair-using actress from "Oklahoma!", made history and Bryan Cranston made an impassioned plea for journalists at the Tony Awards.        ...
2019-06-10 13:16

Inside the Secret Service lab with more than 15K ink samples WASHINGTON— In a cabinet inside a modest laboratory in downtown Washington are rows and rows of ink samples in plastic squeeze bottles and small glass jars. To the untrained eye, it’s just a bunch of blackish liquid with strange names like “moldy spo...
2019-07-09 01:16

Ask The Salty Waitress: How many free beer samples is too many? Hey Salty, I hang out pretty regularly at a craft beer bar that offers free, one-ounce-ish samples people can try before ordering a full pour. I’m pretty decisive, but I’ll sometimes sample one beer before I order, especially if it’s a flavor I’m not...
2019-05-31 22:16

Microsoft’s AI generates realistic speech with only 200 training samples In a newly published paper, Microsoft researchers describe a state-of-the-art AI speech system that needs only 200 samples to achieve high accuracy.Read More...
2019-05-23 21:16

NASA to unseal moon rock samples from the Apollo missions HOUSTON — Inside a locked vault at Johnson Space Center is treasure few have seen and fewer have touched. The restricted lab is home to hundreds of pounds of moon rocks collected by Apollo astronauts close to a half-century ago. And for the first tim...
2019-06-27 19:00

FBI testing minibar samples at Dominican Republic resort: report The FBI is reportedly analyzing alcohol samples from at least one minibar at the popular Bahia Príncipe resort in the Dominican Republic to see if hotel booze is, in fact, to blame for the country’s recent string of tourist deaths. Ministry of ...
2019-06-20 11:32

Apollo 11: Never-before-seen video reveals lunar samples were searched for signs of life As the 50th anniversary of the historic Apollo 11 Moon landing nears, NASA has released never-before-seen footage of scientists checking the lunar samples that were brought back for signs of life...
2019-07-18 23:00

I'm travelling the world to collect poo for the good of humankind Eric Alm is racing to find out which gut microbes thrive in diverse human cultures before it is too late. His microbiome library – derived from faecal samples – could help solve future health crises...
2019-05-21 15:48

Hounding Citibank to help a reader collect his deserved due Dear John: My father has money in a Citibank account with his name on it. It came from his aunt, who died in 2001. He was the heir and executor of her will, and was never notified about it....
2019-06-16 07:00

Legionnaires' disease bacteria found in Maine water district samples, state CDC says Maine health officials this week announced the bacteria responsible for Legionnaires disease — a severe form of pneumonia — has been detected in samples from the Orono-Veazie Water District, a water utility company located in Orono. ...
2019-07-20 21:16

Cop Who Shot Unarmed Man Rehired By Police So He Can Collect Pension An Arizona police officer who was fired and charged with murder for killing an unarmed man in a hotel hallway was rehired temporarily so he could collect a pension....
2019-07-13 11:32

Son buried dead 97-year-old mom in backyard to collect benefits: cops An Arizona man allegedly buried his dead 97-year-old mother in the backyard — and told no one so that he could continue raking in the woman’s Social Security and Veterans Affairs benefits, local police said. Daniel Shannon, 66, of San Tan Valle...
2019-05-24 14:16

CBP rebuked by watchdog, whistleblowers for 'failure' to collect DNA from migrant detainees EXCLUSIVE: A top government watchdog has joined whistleblowers in rebuking U.S. Customs and Border Protection for allegedly failing to collect DNA from detained migrants so the samples could be checked against an FBI database for violent crimes....
2019-07-23 04:48

Sen. Elizabeth Warren proposes law to help same-sex couples collect tax refunds owed to them Proposed legislation from Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) would give gay couples who are legally married the ability to file amended tax returns and get federal refunds owed to them....
2019-06-21 05:16

Transport for London will collect Wi-Fi data to warn you about delays on the Tube From July 8, Transport for London (TfL) will begin using Wi-Fi data from mobile devices to analyze the flow of passengers through Underground stations, helping predict delays and congestion.TfL has been quick to dispel any privacy worries, noting tha...
2019-05-22 16:48

Possible Underground Railroad Cabin Discovered Archaeologists with the Maryland Department of Transportation State Highway Administration are examining newly-discovered artifacts to determine the age of a Cambridge cabin. Archaeologists are examining newly-discovered artifacts on Maryland’s...
2019-05-29 06:00

A Wake-Up Call On Smart Beds And Sleep Apps That Collect Your Data Your bed could be watching you. OK, so not with a camera. At least not yet. But if you have any of a variety of “smart beds,” mattress pads or sleep apps, it knows when you go to sleep. It knows when you toss and turn. It may even be able...
2019-05-29 17:16

Officials say Arkansas underground dump fire has gone out BELLA VISTA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say a northwestern Arkansas underground dump fire that’s been burning for nearly a year has been extinguished. Bella Vista’s Property Owners Association said on its website Tuesday that no fire, smoke or...
2019-06-05 19:48

Maintenance worker dies in fire in underground vault PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona’s largest utility says one of its workers died over the weekend while doing maintenance in an underground vault. Fire crews had responded to an explosion in the vault late Sunday night in downtown Phoenix and saw flames c...
2019-07-01 19:00

London Underground will track everyone's Tube trip via WiFi Transport for London, the UK capital's transit authority, will start collecting data on how people move around the Underground system by tracking phones and other connected devices using its extensive WiFi network. The agency's systems will...
2019-05-22 21:00

First London Underground tunnels to get 4G connectivity by March 2020 You'll soon be able to use your smartphone for calls, texts and internet activity on a London Underground train while you're whizzing through a tunnel.Transport for London has announced that it will bring 4G connectivity to its first sectio...
2019-07-19 12:16

Lego Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga will collect all nine movies into one family-friendly game Star Wars fans are already getting a big name game in the form of Star Wars Jedi: The Fallen Order. But, for anyone that wants to relive all the adventures from Episode I to Episode IX, there may be only one game to combine them all. Lego Star Wars: ...
2019-06-10 07:32

Are Scientists Set to Discover Life Beneath Europa’s Underground Ocean? Europa is one of Jupiter’s 79 moons. It is one of four large moons that revolve around the planet, and is slightly smaller in size than our moon. Europa was discovered in 1610 by Galileo Galilei, and has the distinction of being the first moon found ...
2019-06-27 23:48

Phoenix electrician dead after fire in underground electrical vault PHOENIX (KPNX) – An APS worker is dead after a fire in an underground electrical vault in downtown Phoenix near 1st Avenue and Washington Street Sunday night, Phoenix fire says. APS identified the man killed as Rick Castillo, a father, husband,...
2019-07-02 06:32

Chinese raids hit North Korean defectors' 'Underground Railroad' A decade after leaving her family behind to flee North Korea, the defector was overwhelmed with excitement when she spoke to her 22-year-old son on the phone for the first time in May after he too escaped into China....
2019-06-17 04:32

'Underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel' discovered, military says An “underground terror tunnel dug from Gaza into Israel” was discovered in the southern part of the Gaza strip, Israel Defense Forces announced on Monday....
2019-07-09 04:16

Europe's oldest mosque may be buried underground in this Visigothic city Archaeologists have detected long-hidden features of a Visigothic city in Spain, including unexplored parts of a palace and a building that may be one of the oldest mosques in Europe....
2019-06-21 20:16

Exclusive: Chile's Codelco set for copper output hit as key mine goes underground Codelco's giant Chuquicamata mine is set for a 40% drop in production over the next two years, an internal forecast seen by Reuters shows, pointing to the sharp challenge facing the world's top copper miner as it scrambles to maintain output....
2019-05-23 08:32

Spanish politician arrested for alleged underground marijuana operation A Spanish politician from the conservative Popular Party (PP) resigned Thursday after being arrested on charges of running an underground marijuana-growing operation....
2019-07-20 05:00

14,000-year-old footprints record an underground Stone Age family outing Enlarge / The clay-rich mud of Basura Cave preserved these footprints for 14,000 years. (credit: Emily Packer (Marcomms)) There was a lot more to Paleolithic life than hunting, gathering, and leaving well-preserved bones for archaeologists. A 14,00...
2019-05-29 22:16

Canada’s nuclear waste to be buried in deep underground repository While nuclear energy has been well contained in reactors, Canada is left with a big problem that everyone saw coming: the hazard posed by nuclear waste....
2019-05-29 23:32

LIRR worker who hung out at home on the clock, to retire without punishment, collect full pension: report A Long Island Rail Road worker who raked in more than $280,000 in pay last year — more than half from overtime — was busted hanging out at home while on the clock, according to a report obtained by The Post....
2019-07-10 17:00

The California girl who defined underground Russian punk rock and became a KGB 'enemy of the state' At the height of the Cold War in 1984, a quintessential blonde southern California club girl left to spend a week in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR). It was a week that would not only transform her life, but shape the Russian rock scen...
2019-05-30 12:16

Etiquette posters from the past century telling passengers how to behave on the London Underground go on display Etiquette posters from the past century nudging Londoners to keep the city moving - and not annoy other passengers - have gone on display at one of the capital's main railway depots....
2019-06-02 09:32

How Joy Division’s ‘Unknown Pleasures’ image went from underground album cover to a piece of cultural ubiquity Peter Saville was 22 years old when he designed the iconic cover, based on a diagram one of the band’s members discovered in a scientific encyclopedia....
2019-06-14 22:16

Caught on camera: Man attempts to break into Tucson home TUCSON – A man was caught on camera attempting to break into a Tucson home on May 20. The video shows the man jumping over the homeowner’s back wall, running through the yard,  and peering into the home’s back window before attempting to remove...
2019-06-11 19:16

Megan Rapinoe and her attempts to take a stand — and make a point U.S. women’s national soccer team co-captain Megan Rapinoe is no stranger to speaking up. The soccer star continues to publicly fight for her beliefs....
2019-06-27 21:00

| Australia election triggers refugee suicide attempts At least four refugees in Australia's offshore Pacific camps have attempted suicide since the conservative government's shock re-election, according to refugees, advocates and police....
2019-05-21 19:16

Chandrayaan-2 Launch On July 15 As India Attempts Never-Before Feat India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, is scheduled to lift off at 2:51 am on July 15 from Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Space agency ISRO is giving final touches to the 3.8 ton satellite......
2019-06-12 12:16

Australian election sparks wave of suicide attempts A shock Australian election result has sparked a wave of suicide attempts among refugees held in the Manus Island detention center off Papua New Guinea, activists say....
2019-05-22 05:16

Mozilla fixes second Firefox zero-day bug used in Coinbase hack attempts Mozilla has patched its Firefox browser for a second time in response to a spearphishing campaign targeting employees of cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, ZDNet reports. According to ZDNet, hackers have been attempting to phish Coinbase staff with em...
2019-06-21 22:00

Ethiopia attempts to mediate Sudan crisis after bloodshed Ethiopia's prime minister on Friday urged Sudan's military rulers and civilian opposition to exercise "bravery" in trying to agree on a transition to democracy after the worst bloodshed since the overthrow of President Omar al-Bashir....
2019-06-08 02:32

Computer attempts to replicate the dream-like maths of Ramanujan A computer program called the Ramanujan Machine is generating mathematical conjectures for constants like π and e, just like the legendary Indian mathematician...
2019-07-09 20:00

London homes by water: the stylish flats and floating villages planned near former docklands and hidden underground waterways The Thames is the talk of the town. This morning, boat-loads of environmentalists, local politicians and residents sailed from London Bridge Pier to the Thames Barrier for a mini-conference on developing the urban riverbank....
2019-07-04 02:48

Graduate attempts a backflip on stage before receiving his diploma and fails A college student attempted a backflip on stage during his graduation ceremony. He ended up falling on his neck.        ...
2019-05-21 16:32

Apple previews upcoming software changes as it attempts to diversify beyond iPhones The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose, California, included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other services with an Apple ID instead of relying on similar sign-in options from Facebook and Google....
2019-06-04 09:48

CNN's Don Lemon attempts to shame Trump voters over Mueller: 'Are they brainwashed?' CNN anchor Don Lemon attempted to shame Trump supporters, forcing them to choose between "protecting the president" or "protecting the country" and suggesting they are "brainwashed."...
2019-05-30 20:48

Brian Eno has an asteroid now Today in In Space, No One Can Hear Your Gentle, Ambient Airport Music News: Brian Eno has an asteroid now. Per Rolling Stone, the Roxy Music member and David Bowie/David Byrne/other famous musicians not named David collaborator has just joined the ra...
2019-06-28 03:48

Gay History Is Black History: These 10 Icons Prove It LGBTQ African Americans have always been here. (Drag) Kings and Queens, dykes, homos, gender nonconforming, same-gender loving, queer and trans folk populate our history and have been foundational to every single emancipatory movement we’ve ever had....
2019-06-30 01:48

Poland removes power price cap for big clients despite attempts to curb costs Poland's parliament removed a power price cap for big customers late on Thursday, dashing industry hopes the government would be able to curb spiralling costs that have already led to some plant closures....
2019-06-14 08:48

Let's look back at the disastrous attempts to make an X-Men movie decades before Dark Phoenix Dark Phoenix ended up being a largely disappointing conclusion to X-Men movies, especially since the original installment in 2000 laid a lot of the groundwork for the modern superhero movie boom, but things could’ve been even worse for Marvel’s mutan...
2019-06-12 05:48

Katee Sackhoff Attempts to Save Humanity in the Trailer for Netflix's Another Life After years of watching her as Starbuck on Battlestar Galactica, there’s just something that feels right about seeing Katee Sackhoff in a spaceship, heading off to save humanity. She’s done it before and now she’ll do it again, albeit in a whole new ...
2019-07-10 08:48

Knicks watching Amar’e Stoudemire, Monta Ellis comeback attempts The last time the Knicks struck out on the No. 1 free agent, they turned to Amar’e Stoudemire. Nine years later and in a similar position, they may be interested in round two. The Knicks will be among 12 teams watching Stoudemire and Monta Elli...
2019-07-09 03:32

Registered sex offender attempts to kidnap child at South Carolina Walmart, cops say Authorities in South Carolina said they arrested a registered sex offender on Friday who allegedly attempted to abduct a child inside a Walmart bathroom, reports said....
2019-06-24 08:16

Floods prevent attempts to reach wreck as Danube cruise captain in court The captain of a passenger cruiser that collided with a pleasure boat that capsized on the Danube, killing South Korean tourists on board, was due to appear in court in Budapest on Saturday as flood waters prevented attempts to reach the wreck....
2019-06-01 14:16

Schiff to intel community: Share info on Barr's attempts to declassify docs House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff demanded on Friday that the nation’s intelligence community report to Congress any effort by Attorney General William Barr to declassify national security secrets over its objections.Schiff made his d...
2019-06-01 07:16

Conan attempts a Comic-Con coup by taking Mark Hamill's geek god quiz Just a heads up that you can probably skip the first two minutes of the following Conan clip from Conan O’Brien’s week-long Comic-Con residency. That’s the length of time it takes for Conan to set up a bit about him getting cocky about being the king...
2019-07-20 16:16

The left is fighting back, even in Republican states, as it attempts to reshape capitalism | Will Hutton As Trump announces his candidacy, forces are already mustering to confront himBehold the new political yobs. The British and American right, once keen to engage intellectually with the left and firmly anchored in business and the middle class, have n...
2019-06-23 08:48

Paul Pogba could still be named Man Utd captain despite attempts to secure Real Madrid transfer ​Ole Gunnar Solskjaer claims Paul Pogba will be considered for the captaincy of Manchester United, despite his attempts to engineer a move to Real Madrid....
2019-07-13 19:00

Astronomers just spotted an asteroid that loves the Sun Thanks to astronomers and their constant search for new bodies moving throughout our solar system, we know about a lot of asteroids. Many of them have long, elliptical orbits around our Sun, swinging through our system — sometimes making close ...
2019-07-11 03:48

Massive asteroid with its own moon set to fly by Earth Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-23 18:32

NASA needs help deciding where to land on this asteroid NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser and learned a lot about its surfa...
2019-05-24 19:00

Carrie Severino: Census controversy reflects 'attempts to push back on the very concept of citizenship' Carrie Severino, chief counsel to the Judicial Crisis Network, defended President Trump's decision to add a citizenship question to the Census and suggested that debate over the issue indicated a deeper problem....
2019-06-16 03:00

Theresa May resignation: How PM's three-year premiership was dominated by failed attempts to deliver Brexit Deputy Political Editor Nicholas Cecil charts the former Home Secretary's troubled reign as Prime Minister – when it seemed if things could go wrong, they invariably did...
2019-05-24 21:32

Vade raises $79 million to shield email inboxes from phishing attempts, malware, and spam Vade Secure, which is developing an email filtering stack to protect against phishing, malware, and spam, has raised $79 million in venture capital.Read More...
2019-06-12 21:00

Civil rights activists slam Facebook's 'insufficient' attempts to tackle hate on its platform Facebook's latest update on its ongoing companywide civil rights audit has been criticized by activists who say that the social network needs to do much more to tackle hate on its platform. ...
2019-07-01 21:48

Navy Chief of Info attempts damage control over USS McCain on Twitter after five years of inactivity The official Twitter account of the Navy Chief of Information attempted to do damage control over the report that the White House requested the removal of the USS McCain during President Trump's trip to Japan, sending out its first tweet in over five...
2019-05-30 11:00

Asteroid Ryugu is so dry we may have to rethink how Earth got water The first results from Japan’s Hayabusa-2 mission show that the asteroid Ryugu is surprisingly dry, which may have implications for how life began on Earth...
2019-05-21 18:32

‘Double asteroid’ snapped zooming by Earth at 43,000 mph A unique “double asteroid” was photographed by a powerful telescope as it whizzed by Earth last month at over 43,000 mph. The asteroid, classified as 1999 KW4, is made up of two components — a larger body orbited by a smaller one separated by about 1...
2019-06-05 04:32

We’ve spotted a strange asteroid that’s spinning itself to pieces There’s a new type of asteroid that has a tail like a comet because it’s spinning so fast it’s constantly falling apart and leaving a trail of debris behind it...
2019-05-21 18:32

Humans are probably safe from a catastrophic asteroid strike — for now If you ever clean out the gutters on your roof, take note: The dirt you’re tossing may have come from outer space. The new book “Cosmic Impact: Understanding the Threat to Earth from Asteroids and Comets,” by Andrew May (Icon Books), gives an overvie...
2019-06-12 05:32

Another asteroid is hurtling toward Earth, but astronomers say it’ll miss us If you’ve been wringing your hands and saying your goodbyes in advance of the visit from asteroid 2006 QV89 later this year, you can relax. The space rock, which had a very, very tiny chance of posing a threat to Earth, has been under close obs...
2019-07-17 20:32

Fort takes over as commander of Naval Forces Japan, Navy Region Japan Rear Adm. Brian Fort assumed command of Naval Forces Japan on Wednesday, relieving Rear Adm. Gregory Fenton during a change of command ceremony in Yokosuka, Japan....
2019-07-10 19:00

Study Finds Folks in Chicago’s Affluent Streeterville Live to Almost the Century Mark, While Blacks in Impoverished Englewood Don’t Live Long Enough to Collect Social Security It’s just 9 miles between Chicago’s predominantly white and wealthy Streeterville neighborhood and the predominantly black and poor Englewood in the city’s South Side, but the gulf of difference in life expectancies between the two represents the lar...
2019-06-07 07:16

Ancient asteroid crater located off coast of Scotland Space object about a mile wide believed to have crashed into Earth around 1.2bn years agoThe location of an ancient impact crater made by the biggest asteroid ever to hit Britain has been traced to a spot under the sea between mainland Scotland and t...
2019-06-10 03:16

Astronomers spotted a car-size asteroid just hours before impact Astronomers discovered a car-size asteroid hours before it slammed into Earth and burned up in the atmosphere this past weekend, news sources report....
2019-06-28 21:32

Ancient asteroid crater found off the coast of Scotland The spot where an ancient asteroid hit the United Kingdom some 1.2 billion years ago has been tracked to a location under the sea between mainland Scotland and the Western Isles. ...
2019-06-10 21:00

NASA needs your help to bring an asteroid sample back to Earth NASA’s OSIRIS-REx mission has already accomplished a lot since arriving at the space rock known as Bennu late last year. The spacecraft successfully entered orbit around the asteroid, scanned its surface with a laser, and learned a lot about it...
2019-05-24 00:01

Football field-sized asteroid could hit Earth this year An enormous asteroid with a diameter wider than a football field has a roughly one in 7,000 chance of hitting the Earth later this year. However, it’s nothing to lose sleep over. Known as asteroid 2006 QV89, the space rock, which has a diameter...
2019-06-07 00:48

Americans prefer asteroid tracking over moon visit Americans prefer a space program focusing on potential asteroid impacts, scientific research into our cosmos and robotic space probes over human exploration of Mars or the moon, a new poll shows. (June 20)        ...
2019-06-20 12:00

Massive double asteroid will cruise by Earth later this week Most space rocks that pass nearby Earth are solo travelers making their way around the Sun and slipping past our planet as they do so. Asteroid 1999 KW4, which will make a distant pass of Earth on May 25th, is quite a bit different. The large primary...
2019-05-23 00:01

This Asteroid Orbits So Close to the Sun, Its Year Lasts Just 151 Days Introducing 2019 LF6, an asteroid so close to the Sun that a year lasts only 151 days. Known as an “Atira” asteroid, its orbit falls entirely inside Earth’s orbit, making it one of only a small handful of these objects ever discovered.Read more......
2019-07-09 07:48

NASA snaps most detailed image yet of asteroid Bennu A US spacecraft has captured its closest and most detailed image yet of the 78 billion kilogram asteroid Bennu which gets closer to Earth every six years....
2019-06-18 21:32

Americans believe asteroid monitoring more important than Mars trip The poll comes as the White House pushes to get astronauts back on the moon, but only about a quarter of Americans said moon or Mars exploration by astronauts should be among the space program’s highest priorities....
2019-06-20 22:16

Still Standing After All This Time: How Elton John Survived Sudden Fame, Crippling Addiction and Multiple Suicide Attempts Elton John wasn't always Elton John. And we don't mean that in the "it takes time for an artist to become a superstar" sort of way. No, he literally wasn't always......
2019-06-01 18:16

Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ TOKYO (AP) — Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz carried ‘Japan-related cargo’ The post Japan’s Trade Ministry says two oil tankers reportedly attacked near Strait of Hormuz ca...
2019-06-13 11:00

Nasa captures closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu asteroid Nasa has captured its closest and most-detailed image yet of Bennu, a 78 billion kilogram asteroid which makes a close approach to Earth every six years....
2019-06-18 18:32

Japanese space probe Hayabusa 2: Second touchdown on asteroid Ryugu Hayabusa 2 has landed on the asteroid and is collecting rocks and dust to take back home to Earth. Landing on a moving object in outer space is not an easy feat. Researchers are celebrating the achievement....
2019-07-11 20:32

Asteroid Bennu is spewing out dust and rocks to create its own moons NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has found that Bennu is an active asteroid and is covered in large rocks that will make grabbing a sample more difficult...
2019-05-21 18:32

You can help NASA explore asteroid Bennu by picking a collection site NASA is trying to decide on a sample collection site from the asteroid Bennu and they want to know what features you find worthy of investigation.        ...
2019-05-29 21:16

Daring maneuver brings NASA’s orbiter closer to an asteroid than ever before NASA’s OSIRIS-REx spacecraft has been orbiting the space rock known as Bennu since the start of the year. It caught up with the asteroid in late December of 2018 and successfully inserted itself into orbit around the object around New Year&rsqu...
2019-06-17 19:00

Asteroid strike may have forged the oldest rocks ever found on Earth The oldest rocks ever found are over four billion years old and we don’t know how they formed – but a massive asteroid bombardment may be responsible...
2019-05-21 14:38

Don’t miss: Earth from space, asteroid workouts and nature’s giants Watch a new series charting our planet from above, read all about the biggest living things, fend off space rocks for fun, plus more picks for your diary...
2019-05-21 14:38

Surprisingly wet asteroid dust could spark a rethink of Earth's water Samples of space dust from the Hayabusa mission to the asteroid Itokawa are far less dry than we expected, which may prompt a rethink of how Earth got its water...
2019-05-21 18:32

Asteroid that killed the dinosaurs caused massive global warming The asteroid that struck Earth 66 million years ago caused dramatic climate change, which could mean we are underestimating how much the planet will warm in the coming centuries...
2019-05-21 14:38

Incredible fossil find may be first victims of dino-killer asteroid A bed of bones from 66 million years ago may reveal what happened in the minutes and hours after an asteroid struck Earth and unleashed a mass extinction...
2019-05-21 20:32

Large asteroid has a tiny chance of hitting Earth in September Space groups like NASA and the ESA track a huge number of near-Earth objects on a daily basis, and many of them have a chance to make life miserable if they one day end up on a collision course with Earth. These “potentially hazardous” as...
2019-06-13 04:16

Trump needles Japan over US-Japan trade imbalance US President Donald Trump on Saturday needled Japan over the U.S.-Japan trade imbalance as he kicked off a state visit to the country. (May 25)        ...
2019-05-26 02:16

President Trump’s Visit to Japan Was a Success — for Japan President Trump’s visit to Japan was a success for that country, but foreign policy experts say it was more of a wash for the United States. Facing upcoming parliamentary elections and an ongoing threat from North Korea, Japanese Prime Minister...
2019-05-29 10:16

NASA advances lunar crater modeling and asteroid mining projects NASA doesn't just want to return to the moon by 2024, it also wants to establish a "sustained human presence" and to use the moon as a hub for future Mars exploration. In order to do that, it will need new ideas and technologies, like those soli...
2019-06-11 22:32

Astronomers spot kilometer-wide asteroid with record-short year Scientists have identified an asteroid with the shortest known orbital period. The newfound space rock, measuring a kilometer wide, circles the sun once every 151 days....
2019-07-10 01:48

Astronomers captured an image of a double asteroid as it sped past Earth Astronomers eager to observe bizarre visitors to our neck of the Solar System were in for a real treat late last month as the rare double asteroid 1999 KW4 made a “close” pass of Earth at a distance of some 3.2 million miles. It was far e...
2019-06-04 23:32

NASA asteroid probe captures closest-ever photo of space rock NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University of Arizona ...
2019-06-19 21:01

Asteroid nearly the width of a football field has small chance of hitting Earth this year An asteroid called 2006 QV89, which has a diameter slightly smaller than the width of a football field, is set to pass by Earth in September.       ...
2019-06-07 22:16

NASA’s asteroid probe snapped its closest photo yet of space rock Bennu NASA’s OSIRIS-REx asteroid probe is giving scientists an even better look at the surface of the space rock known as Bennu now that it’s moved even closer to the object. A new photo posted by the partnership between NASA and the University...
2019-06-19 07:32

NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft Takes Stunning Photo of Asteroid Bennu From Just 0.4 Miles Away NASA’s asteroid-sampling OSIRIS-REx spacecraft, which is currently in position around the tiny, near-Earth asteroid 101955 Bennu, has transmitted its closest shot of the asteroid’s surface yet.Read more......
2019-06-18 08:32

Passing by Earth this weekend: Two space rocks, one 'potentially hazardous' asteroid Asteroid 1999 KW4 has been called "oddly shaped," "potentially hazardous" and "massive." It will pass by Earth this weekend, NASA says.        ...
2019-05-24 03:32

The Best Moments In E3 History Before E3, everyone gets excited for the big new announcements. But after E3, all anyone remembers—and cherishes—are the kind of screw-ups, misfires and awkward heroism you can only get when corporate executives and video game developers have to get ...
2019-06-07 04:16

History of the Indianapolis 500 Coined "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing," the Indianapolis 500 has been held annually every year since 1911 except for 1917-18 (World War I) and 1942-45 (World War II).        ...
2019-05-23 01:01

Today in History for July 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Civil War Battle of Gettysburg begins; The first nuclear weapons test in peacetime; TR's assault on San Juan Hill; Britain's Princess Diana born; Hong Kong returned to China; Actor Marlon Brando dies....
2019-07-01 07:00

The history of the oversized heavyweight Oliver Goldstein examines the meaning of the biggest and tallest heavyweights in history The post The history of the oversized heavyweight appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-12 13:16

Today in History for May 28th On this day in 1908 English author Ian Fleming was born; Actor and comedian Phil Hartman is killed in California; more        ...
2019-05-28 19:00

Today in History for July 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Continental Congress votes to break away from Britain; Civil Rights Act signed; Amelia Earhart disappears; President James Garfield shot; Author Ernest Hemingway commits suicide; Actor Jimmy Stewart dies. (July 2)...
2019-07-02 08:48

Today in History for July 12 Highlights of this day in history: Julius Caesar born; Walter Mondale taps Geraldine Ferraro as the first woman to run on a major party ticket for the White House; Boris Yeltsin quits the Soviet Communist Party; Comedian Bill Cosby born. (July 12) ...
2019-07-12 08:48

Today in History for June 2nd Highlights of this day in history: Timothy McVeigh convicted in the Oklahoma City bombing; Coronation day for Britain's Queen Elizabeth II; Pope John Paul II visits Poland; Baseball's Lou Gehrig dies. (June 2)     ...
2019-06-02 02:16

Today in History for June 1st Highlights of this day in history: The Beatles release their 'Sgt. Pepper' album; Actress Marilyn Monroe born; CNN hits the airwaves; Mormon leader Brigham Young born; Blind and deaf author and activist Helen Keller dies. (June 1)  ...
2019-06-02 02:16

Today in History for June 7th Highlights of this day in history: James Byrd, Jr. dragged to death in Texas; Communists complete takeover of Czechoslovakia; Israel destroys an Iraqi nuclear power plant; 'Grease' opens on Broadway; Singer-songwriter Prince born. (June 7...
2019-06-07 07:00

The 100 absolute best songs in history 24/7 Wall Street has determined the 100 absolute best songs of all time by creating an index based on sales and more.        ...
2019-05-29 23:48

Today in History for July 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Union forces win the Battle of Gettysburg in the American Civil War; George Washington takes charge of the Continental Army; Algeria gains independence; Actor Tom Cruise born; Singer Jim Morrison dies. (July 3) &...
2019-07-03 17:16

Neanderthals’ history is as complicated as ours Enlarge / The upper and lower jawbones of a juvenile Neanderthal girl who lived in Belgium around 127,000 years ago. (credit: Peyrégne et al. 2019) DNA preserved in ancient bones and teeth has recently helped scientists reconstruct how groups of an...
2019-07-03 23:16

Today in History for June 3rd Highlights of this day in history: Ed White is the first American to walk in space; Iran's Ayatollah Khomeini and Pope John XXIII die; Britain's Duke of Windsor weds Wallis Simpson; Poet Allen Ginsberg and entertainer Josephine Baker born....
2019-06-03 18:16

Today in History for July 8th Highlights of this day in history: Commodore Matthew Perry arrives in Tokyo Bay; Industrialist John D. Rockefeller born; Word of what becomes known as 'The Roswell Incident'; North Korea's Kim Il Sung dies; Ziegfeld stages first &apos...
2019-07-08 16:32

Memorial Day Weather History Fire up the grill, put on the sunscreen, and strap on those floaties; it’s the unofficial start of summer! Memorial Day is first and foremost a day of remembrance of all those who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country. Memorial Day is also a ti...
2019-05-27 18:00

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in WTA history Every woman who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the WTA's computer rankings on November 3, 1975.        ...
2019-05-22 05:48

Today in History for June 5th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Robert F. Kennedy assassinated in Los Angeles; The Six-Day War erupts in the Mideast; Birth of the Marshall Plan; First reported AIDS cases in the U.S.; Former President Ronald Reagan dies. (June 5)  &#...
2019-06-05 11:16

Masvidal's 5-second KO fastest in UFC history Jorge Masvidal landed a flying knee flush on Ben Askren's chin and scored a knockout just five seconds into their bout Saturday night, the fastest in UFC history....
2019-07-07 08:32

Today in History for June 6th Highlights of this day in history: The D-Day invasion of World War II; Israel invades Lebanon to drive out Yasser Arafat; Remains of fugitive Nazi doctor Josef Mengele exhumed in Brazil; First drive-in theater opens in Camden, N.J. (June 6)  ...
2019-06-06 14:32

Today in History for July 7th Highlights of this day in history: Terror bombings strike London's transit system; Oliver North testifies at Iran-Contra hearings; Sandra Day O'Connor nominated for U.S. Supreme Court; Author Robert Heinlein and musician Ringo Starr born. ...
2019-07-07 03:00

Today in History for May 27th Today in History for May 27th: The Golden Gate Bridge opens in 1937; in 1936 the Queen Mary leaves port on its maiden voyage; and more        ...
2019-05-27 23:16

Today in History for June 4th Highlights of this day in history: Chinese troops crush a pro-democracy movement in Beijing's Tiananmen Square; World War II's Battle of Midway begins; Henry Ford tests his quadricycle; Bruce Springsteen releases 'Born in the U.S.A.&a...
2019-06-04 09:00

The Real History of Father's Day Father’s Day is this Sunday—in case you need a reminder—and while golf, beer, and barbecue may come to mind, it’s a celebration with complex, religious origins and one even arguably fueled by the women’s liberation movement that began in the 60s....
2019-06-12 01:00

Today in History for June 9th Highlights of this day in history: Sen. Joseph McCarthy confronted over his anti-communist tactics; Author Charles Dickens dies; Comedian Richard Pryor suffers burns; Secretariat wins Triple Crown; Electric guitar pioneer Les Paul born. (June 9) &...
2019-06-10 18:32

Today in History for June 8th Highlights of this day in history: Islam's Prophet Mohammed dies; James Earl Ray caught, wanted for killing civil rights leader Martin Luther King, Jr.; Architect Frank Lloyd Wright born; The N.Y. Yankees retire Mickey Mantle's number. (J...
2019-06-10 18:32

Today in History for July 4th Highlights of this day in history: America's Declaration of Independence; Former Presidents John Adams and Thomas Jefferson die on same day; Israel's raid at Entebbe; West Point opens; Lou Gehrig's farewell to baseball; Neil Simon bor...
2019-07-04 13:32

Today in History for July 9th Highlights of this day in history: William Jennings Bryan gives his 'Cross of Gold' speech; Britain's Princess Elizabeth engaged; Boxer Mike Tyson punished for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Actor Tom Hanks born; Actor Rod Steig...
2019-07-09 06:16

| WATCH: Today in History Highlights of this day in history: Live Aid concerts held in London and Philadelphia; A French revolutionary is stabbed in his bath; Civil War draft riots erupt in New York; A power blackout hits the Big Apple; Actor Harrison Ford born....
2019-07-13 23:16

Today in History for May 26th Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie ...
2019-05-26 02:16

Today in History for May 24th Highlights of this day in history: Samuel Morse opens America's first telegraph line; Four men sentenced for the 1993 World Trade Center bombing; Britain's Queen Victoria born; The Brooklyn Bridge opens; Singer-songwriter Bob Dylan born. ...
2019-05-24 12:16

What were the 13 most expensive wars in U.S. history? With the recent 75th anniversary of D-Day, we are reminded once again of the human cost of freedom and liberty. But what is the financial cost of war?       ...
2019-06-13 14:48

Today in History for May 29th Highlights of this day in history: Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay become the first to scale Mt. Everest's peak; John F. Kennedy born; more -May 29        ...
2019-05-29 19:00

Today in History for May 20th Highlights of this day in history: Charles Lindbergh begins his trans-Atlantic flight; Amelia Earhart starts her trek across the Atlantic; Freedom Riders attacked in the South; Explorer Christopher Columbus, comedienne Gilda Radner die. (May 20) &...
2019-05-21 14:48

Today in History for May 30th Highlights of this day in history: Clean-up ends at New York's Ground Zero, months after the Sept. 11th attacks; France's Joan of Arc burned at the stake; Baseball's Cal Ripken, Jr. begins his games streak; Bandleader Benny Goodman bo...
2019-05-30 10:16

Today in History for May 31st Highlights of this day in history: The Johnstown Flood kills more than 2,200 people in Pennsylvania; Israel hangs ex-Nazi official Adolf Eichmann; Bombing suspect Eric Rudolph caught in North Carolina; Actor-director Clint Eastwood born. (May 31) ...
2019-05-31 18:32

Today in History for June 7th On this day in 1998 in Jasper, Texas, three white men chain a black man, James Byrd, Junior, to a pickup truck, then drag him to his death; more        ...
2019-06-07 16:32

The 6 deadliest hurricanes in US history Getty Images Hurricane season starts June 1 and runs through November 30. The six deadliest hurricanes in US history each claimed more than 1,000 lives. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. June 1 marked the start of hurricane season...
2019-06-14 01:48

The history of celebrating Memorial Day Memorial Day is more than the start summer. The holiday has a rich history and every American celebrates differently.        ...
2019-05-23 20:16

Today in History for June 29th Highlights of this day in history: The U.S. Supreme Court effectively voids state death penalty laws; Jerusalem reunified under Israeli control after the Six-Day War; Singer Rosemary Clooney and actress Katharine Hepburn die. (June 29)   ...
2019-06-29 17:00

A History of the Crusades As Told by Crusaders' DNA History can tell us a lot about the Crusades, the series of religious wars fought between 1095 and 1291, in which Christian invaders tried to claim the Near East. But the DNA of nine 13th century Crusaders buried in a pit in Lebanon shows that there'...
2019-05-22 08:32

Space and booze, an anecdotal history Since this is a cocktail conference, every seminar needs a tasting. This riff on an Old Fashioned was inspired by Comet Lovejoy, "which is effectively a massive Old Fashioned—alcohol and sugar—slinging itself along the universe," said bartender Trist...
2019-07-06 15:48

Today in History for July 10th Highlights of this day in history: Start of World War II's Battle of Britain; Telstar satellite launched; Millard Fillmore becomes President; Chechen warlord Shamil Basayev killed; Singer Arlo Guthrie born; Cartoon voice Mel Blanc dies. (July ...
2019-07-10 16:48

From the war to Vincent Tan: the history that shaped FK Sarajevo Club face Celtic in a Champions League qualifier on Tuesday aiming to, for one night, put smiles back on their fans’ facesFor the majority of Celtic fans travelling to the Champions League qualifier in Sarajevo on Tuesday, this will be just another f...
2019-07-09 14:16

A colorful history of the rainbow flag The rainbow flag, which has become a universal symbol of hope for LGBTQ people around the world, first flew in San Francisco's United Nations Plaza for Gay Pride Day, on June 25, 1978....
2019-06-18 11:48

Tennis: Every No. 1 player in ATP Tour history Every man who has held the top spot in singles since the inception of the ATP Tour's rankings on August 23, 1973.        ...
2019-05-22 05:48

Today in History for June 18th Highlights of this day in history: Churchill rallies Britain in World War II; Napoleon beaten at Battle of Waterloo; Amelia Earhart crosses the Atlantic; Sally Ride becomes America's first woman in space; Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney born. (June 1...
2019-06-18 07:00

Most lavish royal weddings in history Scroll through to learn about some of the most lavish royal weddings in history, including the wedding of Prince Harry and Duchess Meghan.        ...
2019-05-21 18:48

Today in History for June 20th Highlights of this day in history: Lizzie Borden found innocent of a grisly double murder; Britain's Queen Victoria begins rule; Race-related rioting hits Detroit; Muhammad Ali convicted in Vietnam War-era draft case; 'Jaws' premieres...
2019-06-20 12:00

Today in History for June 15th Highlights of this day in history: England's King John signs the Magna Carta; A deadly steamboat fire in New York City; Jordan's King Hussein weds American Lisa Halaby; Arlington National Cemetery created; Singer Ella Fitzgerald dies. (Ju...
2019-06-15 15:32

A brief history of cheating at video games For as long as we've played games, there have been players willing to break the rules in order to win. Whether it's rolling weighted dice, counting cards, or hip checking pinball machines, you can bet your bottom dollar that if there's...
2019-06-15 19:00

Today in History for July 16th Highlights of this day in history: Test of the world's first nuclear weapon; President Richard Nixon's White House taping system revealed; John F. Kennedy, Jr., his wife and her sister die in a plane crash; Apollo 11 lifts off for Moon. (...
2019-07-16 09:16

Women ready to add to their history at Hazeltine The LPGA Tour gets its crack at Hazeltine National, the course with a recent history of surprising outcomes        ...
2019-06-20 02:32

The unexpected history of the Sikh turban Growing up in Southall, West London, where many of Britain's Sikhs settled after moving to the UK, the turban was all around us: at home, in the gurdwara, on the street. It is Sikhs' most identifiable feature....
2019-05-27 14:32

Today in History for June 11th Highlights of this day in history: Alabama Gov. George Wallace makes a symbolic stand against racial integration; A Buddhist monk immolates himself in South Vietnam; Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh executed; Actor John Wayne dies. (June 11) &...
2019-06-11 17:48

A Brief History of Joe Biden and School Busing The presidential candidate once voted to protect court-ordered busing, but he later aligned against it with segregationists and called the practice a “liberal train wreck.”...
2019-07-16 08:16

Today in History for June 19th Highlights of this day in history: Julius and Ethel Rosenberg executed; Father's Day first celebrated in the U.S.; The event behind 'Juneteenth'; Author Salman Rushdie born; NBA draft pick Len Bias dies; Entertainer Paula Adbul born. ...
2019-06-19 17:48

Today in History for June 28th Highlights of this day in history: An assassination in Europe sparks World War I; Elian Gonzalez and his father leave for Cuba; Boxer Mike Tyson disqualified for biting Evander Holyfield's ear; Richard Rodgers and Mel Brooks born. (June 28) &...
2019-06-28 09:48

Crazy history of the 'Back to the Future' car The unpainted stainless steel body, the gull-wing doors, the rear-mounted engine. When John DeLorean set out to create his own sports car, he knew these features would set it apart from everything else....
2019-05-21 14:38

How Cody Bellinger could have the best season in MLB history For two months, the Dodgers outfielder has been virtually flawless in all aspects of the game, giving us a glimpse of what the greatest season ever would look like....
2019-05-31 01:16

Today in History for June 13th Highlights of this day in history: The Pentagon Papers hits newsstands amid the Vietnam War; Thurgood Marshall nominated for the U.S. Supreme Court; The 'Miranda' warning; Pioneer 10 leaves solar system; Swing legend Benny Goodman dies. (...
2019-06-13 08:00

Today in History for June 14th Highlights of this day in history: Nazi Germany's troops enter Paris during World War II; TWA Flight 847 hijacked; Stars and Stripes adopted as official U.S. flag; Leftist guerrilla Che Guevara and real estate mogul Donald Trump born. (June 14...
2019-06-14 14:16

The History of Pride Month Celebrations Pride Month is more than just a colorful parade or a series of parties (though those are great, too)—it’s the observance of the people who came before us that made these celebratory events possible....
2019-06-08 04:48

How to Delete Your Google Purchase History Yes, Google is tracking your purchases, but this isn’t a new thing. Google’s collection mechanisms—information it pulls in from your Gmail—have been going on for some time. If this is your first time hearing about this mess, visit this page to see ev...
2019-05-21 16:16

D-Day: The Weather Forecast that Changed the Course of History The most important element of the D-Day invasion was something that General Dwight Eisenhower and the Allied forces couldn’t plan for… the weather. The attack was delayed by one day to June 6, 1944 because of the miserable weather. Thousa...
2019-06-07 00:32

A Brief History of Doctor Who's Missing Episodes It’s hard to imagine that a franchise with such an important history as Doctor Who doesn’t have a complete archive of its journeys across time and space. But that’s been the case for Who since the ‘70s, and the impact of a controversial BBC program t...
2019-06-21 23:00

Today in History for June 24th Highlights of this day in history: Start of the Berlin blockade during the early Cold War; Boxing champ Jack Dempsey born; Comedian and actor Jackie Gleason of 'The Honeymooners' fame dies. (June 24)        ...
2019-06-24 07:32

Today in History for June 17th Highlights of this day in history: The Watergate scandal begins to unfold; The Battle of Bunker Hill during the American Revolution; O.J. Simpson arrested in the slayings of his ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman; Singer Kate Smith dies. (June 17) ...
2019-06-17 08:00

Kapow! The history of fighting games We’ve come a long way since that 80s one where you punched a bull in the face. As fighting games hit home in Black Mirror’s Striking Vipers, we chart their evolutionNicole Beharie Q&A: ‘Technology might hinder a relationship in the Black Mirror world...
2019-06-01 15:16

On Politics: Trump’s History With Race Over decades in business, entertainment and now politics, President Trump has approached America’s racial divisions as openings to achieve his goals....
2019-07-22 06:48

Today in History for June 22nd Highlights of this day in history: France falls to Nazi Germany on what becomes a day of several key events during World War II; Joe Louis knocks out Max Schmeling in their boxing rematch; Entertainers Judy Garland and Fred Astaire die. (June 22) ...
2019-06-22 16:48

Review: Making a Spectacle of History (and Herself) Radu Jude’s “I Do Not Care if We Go Down in History as Barbarians” is a complicated meditation on the responsibilities — and limits — of art in the face of horror....
2019-07-18 13:16

Get a Free Vehicle History Report Before You Buy a Car In our ceaseless quest to provide you with the most helpful tips and tricks in the known universe, we frequently refresh old stories with more accurate information. Nothing lasts forever, after all, and life hacks are no exception....
2019-05-21 16:16

What Is the Hyde Amendment? A Look at Its Impact and History For years, repealing the amendment was not part of the political conversation at all. But now, almost every Democratic presidential candidate is calling for it....
2019-06-07 12:32

Today in History for June 23rd Highlights of this day in history: A key moment in the Watergate scandal; Adolf Hitler visits Paris after France falls to Nazi Germany; The typewriter gets a patent; Polio vaccine pioneer Dr. Jonas Salk and TV producer Aaron Spelling die. (June 23)...
2019-06-23 17:32

Today in History for July 11th Highlights of this day in history: America normalizes diplomatic ties with Vietnam; Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel; Skylab makes a fiery return to Earth; Babe Ruth's major league debut; Laurence Olivier dies. (July 11)...
2019-07-11 11:00

Today in History for June 30th Highlights of this day in history: Adolf Hitler purges rivals in Nazi Germany; America's food and drug safety take a big step forward; 'Gone With the Wind' published; Tonya Harding banned from figure skating; Singer Lena Horne born. ...
2019-06-30 06:32

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

Today in History for June 16th Highlights of this day in history: Abraham Lincoln says America cannot remain divided over slavery; Valentina Tereshkova becomes the first woman in space; Deadly Soweto riots erupt in South Africa; Ballet dancer Rudolf Nureyev defects. (June 16) &...
2019-06-16 07:48

The Secret History of Muslims in America Muslims have existed in America for as long as the country has been around—not that you’d know that from our mainstream telling of American history. In this special episode of The Secret Life of Muslims, we take a look at the hidden history of Muslim...
2019-05-24 17:32

Today in History for July 17th Highlights of this day in history: TWA Flight 800 explodes; Russia's royal family executed; Disneyland opens; Nicaragua's Somoza goes into exile; Apollo and Soyuz link up in space; Baseball's Ty Cobb and jazz great John Coltrane die. ...
2019-07-17 07:16

Today in History for June 12th Highlights of this day in history: President Ronald Reagan demands the tearing down of the Berlin Wall; Civil rights activist Medgar Evers killed; O.J. Simpson's ex-wife Nicole and Ronald Goldman murdered; Baseball Hall of Fame opens. (June 12...
2019-06-12 10:32

What a Difference a Day Makes Donald Trump’s blatantly racist tweets urging sitting U.S. congresswomen to “go back” to the “crime infested places from which they came” have at least temporarily united Democrats in condemnation of the white supremacist-in-chief’s behavior....
2019-07-15 03:32

Can you name five female artists? How the art world is rewriting history The Australian Cruthers family are among a global movement of galleries and philanthropists putting the spotlight back on womenWhen Sydney-based arts consultant John Cruthers hires a new intern, he always gives them what seems like a simple first job...
2019-05-28 05:48

The not-so-secret history of ambassadors trashing their hosts Britain's ambassador to Washington, who called Trump "inept," is not the first diplomat to be caught offering unflattering views of his host nation's leader....
2019-07-08 19:32

Pope apologizes for history of discrimination against Roma BLAJ, Romania — Pope Francis apologized Sunday to the Roma ethnic minority for the history of discrimination against them in Europe and paid homage to Romanian Catholics persecuted during communist rule as he wrapped up his third and final day with a...
2019-06-04 03:48

Knicks’ NBA draft history: The good, bad and very ugly The Knicks’ golden era was built through the draft. The final pieces that came later on — Dave DeBusschere, Dick Barnett, and later still Pearl Monroe and Jerry Lucas — were the auxiliary pieces that put them over the top. But from 1964-67, the follo...
2019-06-02 05:48

History not on Anthony Joshua's side fighting in the U.S. Unified heavyweight world titleholder Anthony Joshua is a big favorite in his United States debut, but fighting for a heavyweight title -- or defending one -- for the first time in the U.S. has not gone so well historically for British boxers....
2019-05-29 17:16

Why 'Little Germany' disappeared from NYC and other little-known events of German-US history Some 45 million Americans have German roots, but not much can be seen beyond the Brauhaus and Oktoberfest. Why? For German-American Day, we tracked down what led Germans to land in the US — and how they left their mark....
2019-07-04 16:32

Everything sucks so much that we're just airbrushing women presidents into history now In times of trouble, countries tend to retreat into the soothing dreams of a fictional, more glorious past. We see this in nationalist projects throughout history, leaders calling their people to reclaim some sort of lost greatness by hearkening back...
2019-05-29 21:16

The Iron Throne’s History, and Its Final Judgment A dragon passed final judgment regarding the jagged, twisted chair that made everyone so power hungry. But perhaps the throne was a good judge as well....
2019-05-21 14:48

Oi Trump: a short history of penis protests Eighteen-year-old Ollie Nancarrow mowed a giant phallus into a field to greet Donald Trump as the US president flew into Stansted airport this morning. He’s not the first to employ such imageryThe schoolteachers of your childhood won’t agree, but som...
2019-06-03 21:32

A history of the U.S. women’s national team in the World Cup The Americans have played in five title games since the sport’s marquee event was launched in 1991. Here’s a look back at their history through the tournament’s eight editions....
2019-07-04 00:48

Humanity's history of migration by sea — from Troy to Lampedusa When are refugees welcome — and when not? Historian Erik Lindner takes a long look back to discover answers to this question. He reveals them in his book "Flight Across the Sea."...
2019-06-03 16:32

JANUARY IS BUSIEST MONTH IN CBOE HISTORY; CHICAGO, February 1, 2008 - The Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) announced today that trading volume during January rose 81% to 110,831,088 contracts, up from January 2007's volume of 61,319,060 contracts. January 2008 was ......
2019-05-23 02:16

Hamilton 'proud to be writing history' with Mercedes "Spanish Grand Prix winner Lewis Hamilton was delighted to be part of another Mercedes 1-2 race success, their fifth in a row at the start of the 2019 season."...
2019-05-21 14:48

Amazon will let you delete your voice history with Alexa As Amazon announced the brand new Echo Show 5 today, it also introduced several new features that will come to all Alexa-enabled devices. One of them is focused squarely on privacy. Instead of having to delete your Alexa voice history manually, you&#...
2019-05-29 15:01

For Kishi Bashi, History Teaches Compassion The songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi’s fourth album, “Omoiyari,” filters lyrics about the Japanese-American internment through sounds rooted in Laurel Canyon pop....
2019-05-29 21:32

Most expensive cheese in history sells for over $16K at auction An artisan blue cheese sold for over $16,000 at an auction in Spain, shattering the Guinness world record for the most “expensive cheese in history.” In August 2018, 15 different restaurateurs from across the country met for an auction of...
2019-06-22 02:32

An oral history of substance use and recovery in plants Two UAW officials and a postdoctoral researcher spoke with Staff Reporter Jackie Charniga about how previous epidemics shaped workplace policies on substance-use disorders and how the UAW may be uniquely positioned to tackle the problem....
2019-07-07 06:32

An AEI scholar breaks down the military history between Iran and the US The Trump administration is accusing Iran for the attacks on the shipping tankers in the Gulf of Oman. The attacks are the latest in a series in the region that the U.S. blames on Iran, despite the Iranian government's denials. Michael Rubin, Am...
2019-06-14 22:32

Cannes to present Palme d’Or, with history on the line CANNES, France (AP) — History could be made when the top award of the Cannes Film Festival is handed out Saturday. Cannes’ Palme d’Or is decided by a nine-person jury, headed this year by Alejandro Inarritu. Their deliberations are done i...
2019-05-25 10:48

Jean-ius: The top 10 denim moments in pop culture history Daisy Dukes’ eponymous denim shorts from “The Dukes of Hazzard” have been named the most iconic moment in denim history. A survey of 2,000 Americans has revealed some of the key moments in pop culture when denim played a major role. ̶...
2019-07-10 00:32

| US Open to be richest Grand Slam in history This year's US Open will be the richest Grand Slam tournament in history after organisers announced prize money for the event had been increased to R790 million....
2019-07-19 09:16

The (Almost) Forgotten History of The Mission of San Ignacio Miní The name Argentina comes from the Latin word for sliver 'argentum', and it is indeed a country rich architectural heritage, especially in its main cities. ...
2019-05-27 04:00

Meadowlands Pace winner comes with piece of history It was Ladies Night on Saturday at the Meadowlands Racetrack, as the Linda Toscano-trained Best In Show won the $682,650 Meadowlands Pace. Toscano, who last week became the first female trainer inducted into the Harness Racing Hall of Fame, also beca...
2019-07-14 08:16

Man Linked To Over 60 Deaths May Be Most Prolific Killer In US History Samuel Little drew their portraits in paint and in pencil, filling out the contours of the faces of women he said he killed over nearly four decades....
2019-06-09 14:16

The Long History of the U.S. Government Asking Americans Whether They Are Citizens Some form of the question has been asked by the Census Bureau for decades, as the Trump administration has said. But what was asked of whom, and why, has varied widely....
2019-07-12 13:48

How The Man In the High Castle effectively blends history and CGI The Man In the High Castle returns for its fourth and final season later this year. In the meantime, we sat down with the Emmy-nominated visual effects team at Barnstorm VFX to talk about bringing the dystopian world of the Greater Nazi Reich to life...
2019-06-06 20:32

Can Nets take New York from Knicks? What history tells us The scrapbook isn’t empty, exactly. There are snapshots of prosperity sprinkled across the half-century and change in which the Nets have shared Greater New York with the Knicks. There have been stolen moments when the Nets have genuinely and honestl...
2019-07-10 13:16

NHL draft: Six of the worst picks in league history Alexandre Daigle went No. 1 overall to the Ottawa Senators in 1993, but he never came close to matching the hype. Who else was a bad draft pick?       ...
2019-06-17 15:16

How Muslims Have Been a Major Part of American History G/O Media is teaming up with Smartypants Pictures to premiere the second season of The Secret Life of Muslims — a video series with a view on modern Islam you’re not getting on cable news....
2019-05-24 18:16

Factbox: History of helicopter crashes in New York A deadly helicopter crash on the roof of a New York City skyscraper on Monday was the latest in a series of accidents involving choppers in the largest U.S. city over the years....
2019-06-11 01:48

History will prove Merkel right on refugees: EU's Juncker Angela Merkel was right to take in nearly 1 million refugees in 2015, EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said in an interview. He also revealed how he got Donald Trump to kiss him....
2019-05-24 12:32

LBGTQ TV: A history of gay characters, from Stonewall to 'Batwoman' The 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Riots is a milestone for the gay-rights movement, one being commemorated with everything from parades to documentaries. It's also a moment to look back at TV's history chronicling that fight -- one characterized ...
2019-06-07 18:32

Women's World Cup 2019: The most important in history The eighth edition of the Women's World Cup has been described as the most important in history. Kicking off in Paris on Friday, the tournament certainly promises to be the best yet....
2019-06-07 11:48

What Makes Things Slimy? Probably no more than ten people on Earth have a “favorite” texture, and these are almost certainly not people you would like to know. Conversely, pretty much everyone has a least-favorite texture. What do slugs, unsightly thigh boils, and disease-ri...
2019-06-10 19:32

Glossier Makes Merch Now Glossier has finally embarked on the next phase of its plan to completely take over your life. The cult-status minimalist skincare and makeup brand (which has since branched out into maximalist makeup) has just dropped its first collection of merch f...
2019-07-18 00:16

Here is what makes workers the happiest at every age A majority of workers consider the meaning of their work to be the most significant contributor to their overall happiness. However, there is a life-cycle component to what workers want from their job....
2019-07-16 19:16

'When They See Us' makes a powerful case to be seen The miscarriage of justice that surrounded the Central Park Five should by now be well known, but the details of the case, as reenacted, provide the inherent power of "When They See Us," a Netflix miniseries that's strongest at the beginning and end ...
2019-05-30 17:48

PG&E Makes Thousands of Repairs California utility PG&E said it is working to fix nearly 10,000 problems it discovered throughout its electrical system as it steps up efforts to prevent its equipment from sparking more wildfires....
2019-07-16 07:01

How games like Assassin's Creed give us a feel for history One of the great extras of playing games like Assassin's Creed is their sense of historical time and place, even letting us play at translating ancient hieroglyphics...
2019-05-21 18:16

From All in the Family to Pose and Special, Celebrate TV's LGBTQ History We've come a long way, babies. In the years since All in the Family introduced the first gay character in primetime TV, there's now Pose, an acclaimed FX drama featuring the most......
2019-06-03 16:16

This week in tech history: Microsoft shows us the Surface At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-06-16 21:16

Stonewall 50: A look at the history — and future — of the movement that changed the world How do we recall an event for which only the vaguest of records exists, with most of the central actors dead and gone? The Stonewall riots of 1969, which gave rise to the modern LGBTQ-rights movement, rest on one unequivocal historical fact: On the n...
2019-06-21 16:32

Julia Louis-Dreyfus could be on her way to making more Emmy history Julia Louis-Dreyfus is nominated for an Emmy...again. Except this time, the beloved comedy legend is not just going for Emmy gold, she's looking to secure her place in the history books once again....
2019-07-17 00:48

'Look without looting': the Imperial War Museum charts a history of destruction From burning books to bombed Buddhas, a new exhibition looks at the cultural destruction of war – and the controversial reconstruction efforts that followPickaxes, dynamite, anti-aircraft guns – the Taliban had tried everything to destroy the Bamiyan...
2019-07-03 21:16

Philadelphia cocaine haul is largest in U.S. history: 35K pounds and $1.1B Federal authorities have upped the amount of cocaine they seized from a ship at the Philadelphia port to more than 35,000 pounds.       ...
2019-06-22 02:00

Classic Fiats: taking a look through the history books at FCA's Heritage Hub Features 25 May, 2019 We take a look at some stunning classic Fiats and other Italian treasures as we delve deep inside FCA's new Heritage Hub...
2019-05-26 06:16

Quedlinburg: Rich in history and full of lively charm The town of Quedlinburg, with its timber-framed houses, was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site 25 years ago. The title and the commitment of its citizens saved it from ruin. Join DW on a short trip to the Middle Ages....
2019-05-31 13:32

Saved by the Bell - The Surprising History of Safety Coffins Modern medicine is full of wonders and lifesaving, revolutionary methods - many of which are taken for granted.  ...
2019-07-18 20:48

Peering Deeply into the Hydrogen Atom for the First Time in History A few decades ago, who would have imagined that we’d be able to photograph a hydrogen atom? Given what we know about quantum mechanics, the whole concept would have been dismissed as absurd. But in that creative nexus where science and technology mer...
2019-06-30 05:01

Facing 3-1 deficit, Warriors hope to reverse history A defiant Golden State Warriors team are adamant they can overturn a 3-1 deficit to the Toronto Raptors and erase memories of becoming the first team to fail to win the NBA title after holding the same advantage....
2019-06-08 08:16

A Monster to History, Stalin Is a Tourist Magnet in His Hometown How do you market a homegrown monster to the rest of the world? A popular museum in Stalin’s hometown in Georgia adopts an admiring tone, and the guided tour skips over his millions of victims....
2019-06-30 10:32

Biden Defends Eastland Remarks but Omits Some History In defending his comments about working with segregationists, Joe Biden cited his record on civil rights and his relationship with Ted Kennedy. But he didn’t address his opposition to busing....
2019-06-22 01:00

Hidden history: Fallout shelter found under school (WFIE) A piece of hidden history has been sitting beneath South Middle School in Henderson, Kentucky for decades. School officials recently found survival supplies from the 1960′s in the old fallout shelter built under the building. “In the mid-to la...
2019-07-12 05:48

Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure Mike Montgomery was traded from the Cubs to Kansas City, but the left-hander's place in Chicago history is secure       ...
2019-07-22 09:16

Portrush attendance 2nd highest in British Open history British Open notes: Record attendance for practice at Portrush; Women's British Open could see name change under R&A control        ...
2019-07-18 01:32

Cabal and Farah create men's doubles history for Colombia Juan Sebastian Cabal and Robert Farah became the first Colombians to win a Grand Slam men's doubles title when they beat France's Nicolas Mahut and Edouard Roger-Vasselin 6-7(5) 7-6(5) 7-6(6) 6-7(5) 6-3 in a near five-hour epic at Wimbledon on Saturd...
2019-07-14 00:48

Jon Meacham, Tim McGraw explore American history in song NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country star Tim McGraw and Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham are friends and neighbors with a shared love of history and music. The two have teamed up to write “Songs of America: Patriotism, Protest and the M...
2019-06-10 16:32

How YouTube erased history in its battle against white supremacy YouTube's removal of thousands of videos and channels featuring Holocaust denial and Nazi ideologies offended a wide array of would-be supporters of its new hate speech policy....
2019-06-14 02:00

Inside the preparations for Mueller’s history-making testimony Robert Mueller testified more than 60 times on Capitol Hill during his dozen years as FBI director, but none of those hearings packed anywhere near the amount of anticipation, partisan rancor, or political stakes as his appearance promises to on Wedn...
2019-07-22 11:16

Metallica announces children's book about the band's history Legendary rock band Metallica announced Thursday that it will be releasing a children’s book in the fall that will illustrate the history of the group for young fans to appreciate. ...
2019-07-13 02:16

German Cup: Niko Kovac could make history but still have no future Niko Kovac goes in to his third consecutive final on the verge of a host of records. But making history against RB Leipzig may not keep him in his job, with much recent attention fixed on Bayern Munich's past and future....
2019-05-24 22:48

IDW’s President Wants to Unearth Spider-Man’s Hidden Mexican History Even as moviegoers get reacquainted with Peter Parker Marvel Studios’ latest release, Spider-Man: Far From Home, a piece of the character’s comic book history was only uncovered earlier this year for American fans thanks to IDW Publishing President ...
2019-07-18 07:48

Essex, Conn.: A Small Town Where History Lives On Almost any holiday is an excuse for a parade in this Colonial-era river town — even Burning of the Ships Day, commemorating a British attack in 1814....
2019-07-18 07:48

US economy marks longest expansion in American history The US economy has continued to grow for 121 months in a row as of Monday — the longest economic expansion in American history. The economy has been on a growth spurt since June 2009 that now surpasses the previous record expansion set between March ...
2019-07-01 20:48

Excluded, isolated, humiliated: a history of May's visits to Brussels The PM has weathered some awkward moments over three years of EU summitsAfter three years of turning up in Brussels only to be exiled to another room while the other 27 EU leaders ate a three-course meal and dissected Britain’s post-Brexit plans, The...
2019-06-30 23:00

2019 Elections "A Mystery, Not History", Says Mamata Banerjee Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today accused the BJP of making inroads in the state through "money, police and EVM (Electronic Voting Machines) and said in the coming assembly elections, they......
2019-07-21 11:32

Edi Rama, Albania's unconventional PM who wants to escape the 'curse of history' The artist and ex-basketball player faces an uphill battle to put Albania on the path to EU membershipAlbania’s prime minister, Edi Rama, wants to be the man who puts his country on the path to European Union membership, but he is facing two major pr...
2019-06-10 17:16

Doordarshan's Iconic Logo Will Soon Be History. See Shortlisted Designs The iconic Doordarshan logo will soon be a thing of the past, as the broadcaster has unveiled its new logo design online. The design was selected out of more than 10,000 entries that Doordarshan......
2019-05-21 14:48

9,000 Year-old ‘Mega Site’ Found Near Jerusalem Changes History The Israel Antiquities Authority has announced a discovery that could change the history of the Middle East. ...
2019-07-18 01:32

Djokovic has tennis history within grasp at the French Open Novak Djokovic is poised to become only the second man in history to hold all four major titles at once on two separate occasions        ...
2019-06-06 23:16

The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history The tragic story of 1991's Fight of the Year between Robert Quiroga and Kid Akeem The post The chilling story of one of the most fierce fights in boxing history appeared first on Boxing News....
2019-06-15 05:48

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

You're wearing that? Images of the ugliest MLB uniforms in history From throw-back nights to 'Turn Ahead the Clock' promotions, MLB has history of good and bad uniforms. Here are among the worst sartorial selections.       ...
2019-06-11 20:32

Thanatographia Imago Mortis: The History of Futuristic Forensics Science fiction and laymen’s superstitions abound with the concept that the image of the killer is embedded in the retina of the victim.  ...
2019-06-27 23:48

The history and evolution of the Royal Ascot dress code Royal Ascot is one of the world's most prestigious horse races and a highlight of the British summer social season. Each June, more than 300,000 visitors travel to the five-day event -- among them Queen Elizabeth and other members of the royal family...
2019-06-17 22:32

A Brief History of Protest in Post-Handover Hong Kong Demonstrations in Hong Kong over the past two weeks have been recognized as likely the largest in the city’s history. Sparked by a proposal to amend extradition laws to allow suspects to be transferred to mainland China for trial, two marches d...
2019-06-20 13:00

The ‘Counter-Textbooks’ Offering Kids a Radical Look at History Throughout the promotion of Beacon Press’ ReVisioning American History series–in which each book tells the nation’s story through the lens of a marginalized group–the authors kept getting the same question, usually from a teac...
2019-06-06 19:00

Boeing had history of failing to fix safety issues long before 737 Max After the Federal Aviation Administration found falsified documents and improperly installed parts, a 2015 settlement sought to end the company’s “failures of corrective action.”...
2019-06-27 21:16

An oral history of the landmark Apollo 11 moon landing President John F. Kennedy’s proposal to Congress in May 1961 to land a man on the moon before the decade’s end was met not with unified support, but resounding skepticism, borne out in a Gallup poll that showed 58 percent of respondents opposed to th...
2019-07-16 20:48

China says history shows positive outcome from U.S. talks possible China said on Wednesday positive outcomes were possible in trade negotiations with the United States, after the presidents of the world's two largest economies agreed to revive their troubled talks at a G20 meeting this month....
2019-06-19 17:00

China Says History Shows Positive Outcome From US Talks Possible Four decades of dealings between China and the United States show that positive outcomes were always possible, China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday, after their presidents agreed to rekindle......
2019-06-19 17:00

The Real History of the Romani People and the Misnomer of Gypsies Colloquially, and rather insultingly, known as 'gypsies', the history and culture of the Romani people is surrounded by stereotypes and misnomers, none more damningly pervasive than Esméralda from the Hunchback of Notre Dame.  ...
2019-06-20 01:32

Brooks Koepka will have to win a dogfight to make US Open history PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — The 2019 PGA Championship was pretty much over after the opening round, when Brooks Koepka shot a course-record 63 and began his domination of Bethpage Black. Koepka was so good on Long Island, there weren’t any tense moments u...
2019-06-14 16:01

Republicans Desperately Trying to Make 'History' the Next 'Fake News' On Monday, the House Judiciary Committee kicked off its hearing on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report, welcoming a quartet of legal experts to share their thoughts on Mueller’s findings—particularly those that pertained to whether or not Presid...
2019-06-11 02:00

The Dramatic History of the Normans: A Tale of Medieval Conquest History is full of stories that will grip you like a modern page-turner novel, but only a few can do it as easily as the tale of the Normans.  ...
2019-07-08 02:48

'Asian Pride' pot bust largest in Colorado history In all, 42 people will face state and federal charges, after law enforcement officials seized more than 80,000 marijuana and 4,500 pounds of "finished marijuana products" throughout the Denver metro area....
2019-05-27 15:00

Jorge Masvidal scores fastest KO in UFC history vs. Ben Askren Jorge Masvidal scored the fastest KO in UFC history as he took out Ben Askren just 5 seconds into their bout at UFC 239.       ...
2019-07-07 23:00

David Hockney’s Two Boys Aged 23 or 24: sensuality and history The cultural icon captures close intimacy between his friends to illustrate CP Cavafy’s poemWith its lovers’ just-touching bodies, marked out in simple, delicate lines above the soft, rumpled sheets, David Hockney’s 1966 etching conjures a luminous s...
2019-07-12 18:48

India's Partition A "Miscarriage" Of History: Jitendra Singh The Partition of India was a "miscarriage" of history and it would not have taken place if former prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru hadn't intruded into his home minister Sardar Vallabhai Patel's......
2019-07-16 21:00

The Fraught History Of The Sims Introducing Same-Sex Romance Options In design documents for the very first Sims game, renowned programmer Don Hopkins wrote that anyone offended by the game having same-sex romance needs to “needs to grow up and get a life.”...
2019-07-19 18:01

USWNT wins most lopsided game in World Cup history The US Women’s National Team, it turns out, is pretty good at this soccer thing. Good enough to cover the spread … of an American football game. The Americans decimated Thailand 13-0 in their opening game at the Women’s World Cup. A...
2019-06-11 23:48

This week in tech history: Amazon's 25th birthday At Engadget, we spend every day looking at how technology will shape the future. But it's also important to look back at how far we've come. That's what This Week in Tech History does. Join us every weekend for a recap of historical te...
2019-07-05 16:48

Ali Stroker Accepts Tony in a Wheelchair, Making History “This award is for every kid who is watching tonight who has a disability, who has a limitation or a challenge,” said Ms. Stroker, who won for her role as Ado Annie in “Oklahoma!.”...
2019-06-10 07:32

"Not Here For Decoration": Thai Transgender Parliamentarians Make History Smiling broadly, Tanwarin triumphantly cast her vote for prime minister as the first transgender MPs enter parliament in Thailand, where tolerance for the LGBT community is not matched by......
2019-06-06 15:32

The Anthropocene epoch: have we entered a new phase of planetary history? Human activity has transformed the Earth – but scientists are divided about whether this is really a turning point in geological history. By Nicola DavisonIt was February 2000 and the Nobel laureate Paul Crutzen was sitting in a meeting room in Cuern...
2019-05-30 13:00

Suspected Sacramento cop-killer had history of domestic violence The man accused of shooting and killing a rookie Sacramento, Calif., police officer Wednesday evening had been accused of domestic violence on several occasions, according to media reports. ...
2019-06-21 07:48

U.S. Open history beckons but Koepka still chasing respect Brooks Koepka could this week become the first player in over a century to win three consecutive U.S. Opens yet was feeling like golf's forgotten man on Tuesday, miffed at not being included in a promotion for the major....
2019-06-12 01:16

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end up being the case, thanks to Valve’s Dota 2....
2019-06-29 06:16

The Oriental Magical Practice of Onmyōdō and Its Checkered History The practice of Onmyōdō has a contentious history in Japan and, for reasons that will become clear, was outlawed for some time along with its close cousin, Shugendō (修験道). ...
2019-06-12 00:16

Only one movie in history has been both an unmitigated disaster and a runaway smash It’s one of the oldest stories in Hollywood. A grand, ambitious movie production descends into chaos. The budget balloons. The script is hastily rewritten. The stars or directors or producers start acting like petty tyrants. Maybe a storm destroys a ...
2019-05-31 18:16

Jason Blum: This Is the Biggest Shift in Hollywood History For our project on the future of movies, the producer foresees his horror films living on in theaters, but something like his Oscar-winning “Whiplash”? Nope....
2019-06-20 19:32

Brooks Koepka will make history and win his 3rd straight US Open PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. — We got a taste of it on the back nine Saturday at Pebble Beach. The trophy wasn’t on the line, not the way it will be on Sunday when the final 18 holes are played. But late in the third round, the 119th U.S. Open came alive and...
2019-06-16 08:00

Pour another round and watch this new Drunk History trailer Drunk History, Comedy Central’s most educational/irresponsible TV series, will be returning for the second half of its sixth season in June, and this new trailer makes the new episodes look as wacky as usual. There are spills, there are people scream...
2019-05-21 14:38

Apple will soon kill off iTunes and, with it, an entire era of music history Enlarge / The new Apple Podcasts app for Mac. (credit: Ron Amadeo) SAN JOSE, Calif.—As part of a slate of upcoming software updates, Apple will close the door on one of its most iconic pieces of software: iTunes. The company will split the applica...
2019-06-03 22:00

JK Rowling to publish four short books on the history of magic Pottermore Publishing due to release non-fiction ebooks, modelled on the curriculum followed by Harry PotterHarry Potter fans are due to be given new insight into the “rich history” of JK Rowling’s wizarding world in a new series of four short books ...
2019-05-30 15:16

Marriott Stock Soars DESPITE the Biggest Cyberattack in History? There was every reason for investors to “check out” of hotel giant Marriott, as a flood of bad news arrived in February. But now see and hear why there was a good reason to “stay.”...
2019-06-04 20:16

Michael Jordan linked to best and worst No. 3 pick in history When the Knicks lost the NBA draft lottery, they lost more than Zion Williamson. They also lost the certainty that comes with picking first overall. The first pick comes with a high percentage of success, especially in a year with someone like Willia...
2019-06-19 09:48

Can Facebook's Libra Avoid Regulators? History Suggests Not For all its crypto styling, Facebook’s Libra looks less like bitcoin and more like a 50-year-old type of investment fund that has attracted intense regulatory scrutiny since the 2008 financial crisis. Investors should be skeptical of claims it can es...
2019-07-04 15:16

From nurses to surgeons, here's how much everyone makes in a hospital Christopher Furlong/Getty Images The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) provides data on wages and employment in the medical field. It takes a lot of people to run a single hospital, and 5.2 million people are employed by over 6,000 hospitals in the U...
2019-05-30 22:16

Nasdaq Makes Bet on Sports Gambling Nasdaq is lending its technology and brand to a U.K. soccer-betting platform that lets users wager on players by buying and selling stakes tied to their on-field performance....
2019-07-23 14:16

Mississippi St makes CWS again, beats Stanford 8-1 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Peyton Plumlee pitched 6 2/3 strong innings, Dustin Skelton had a three-run triple and Mississippi State advanced to the College World Series for a second straight season after beating Stanford 8-1 on Sunday night in the NCAA...
2019-06-10 08:00

This $15 course makes public speaking a little less terrifying There are ways to turn your fear around and start using the tools of presentation to engage others, persuade doubters and even enrich yourself and your career. The tactics found in The Complete Presentation and Public Speaking Course ($14.99, over 90...
2019-06-12 17:00

Health-Ade makes the best-tasting kombucha we've tried so far Facebook Kombucha is a rapidly growing industry, with US sales nearing $700 million in 2018. Health-Ade is one of brands leading the growth of this functional fermented tea. It launched in 2012 as a local favorite at Los Angeles farmers markets. To...
2019-06-27 18:48

'Wolfenstein: Youngblood' makes me want more co-op shooters Wolfenstein: Youngblood is definitely a spin-off, not a sequel. It helps explain why the latest game in the reinvented Wolfenstein universe feels and plays so differently. When first revealed, I was intrigued by the idea of making the blunt, gory......
2019-06-13 21:00

This bikini makes it look like you’re giving yourself a hand This sexy bikini is quite the tease. Brazilian designer Adriana Degreas sells a swimsuit style that grabs more than one’s attention. Dubbed the “Hands Strapless Bikini,” the playful design features a sheer tulle bandeau top, with a ...
2019-06-18 21:48

Dropbox's big redesign makes it a lot more useful at work Dropbox is getting an overhaul. At an event in San Francisco, CEO Drew Houston announced that starting today, Dropbox will be a lot more integrated into the other aspects of your work life. The new interface aims to centralize your contacts, calendar...
2019-06-11 21:32

What makes this Yankees group so unfair The championship belt with the blue interlocking “NY” rested on the chair in front of Stephen Tarpley’s locker in the hours before Saturday’s game against the Rockies. The Yankee lefty was awarded the belt by teammates for three one-hit innings of re...
2019-07-21 08:16

A Firefighting Game That Makes Fun Of The Gig Economy Embr’s house groaned as fire licked away at its supports. Collapse was imminent. With a panicking resident slung over my shoulder, I sprinted for a second story window. Outside were three other residents I’d rescued. I took solace in the fact that, n...
2019-06-14 09:48

Boyd makes US debut, among 5 changes vs Venezuela CINCINNATI (AP) — Forward Tyler Boyd made his debut for the United States in its final exhibition before the CONCACAF Gold Cup, one of five lineup changes against Venezuela. The 24-year-old had five appearances for New Zealand before FIFA approved hi...
2019-06-09 21:32

Yaz's grandson makes MLB debut with Giants Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski who was drafted in 2013, started in left field and went 0-for-3 for the Giants in his major league debut....
2019-05-26 03:16

What Makes a Good Cooler (According to Physics)? You're not so much keeping the "coldness" in, but keeping the heat out. How well a cooler can do this will depend on three key factors: insulation, air, and ice....
2019-07-03 15:32

Citroen Ami One concept makes UK debut Tiny, low-cost, low-tech EV is designed to be robust for a car-sharing future and could be driven without a license Citroën's tiny Ami One city car concept has gone on display in the UK for the first time at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The Ami O...
2019-07-05 16:32

Vespiquen Makes Its Kids Do All The Work Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Vespiquen!...
2019-06-16 08:16

What Makes Trump’s ‘Treason’ Talk Different The Constitution sets a high bar for treason charges. But Donald Trump has used a much lower standard, using the term to describe his critics and people investigating his Administration. Concerned about abuse of treason charges under English monarchs...
2019-06-03 23:48

Why travel makes you smarter and wiser Want to max out the wisdom-inducing power of travel? Here are some experience-expanding parameters to impose on yourself the next time you leave home....
2019-07-12 11:48

Tamron makes its SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD official Tamron has confirmed full details of its previously announced SP 35mm f/1.4 Di USD (Model F045) lens. The optic, which was announced as being under development back in February, will be made available for users of full-frame Canon and Nikon DSLRs, su...
2019-06-06 11:16

Why sharks aren’t as bad as ‘Jaws’ makes them out to be William Lytton, a 62-year-old neurologist from Scarsdale, vividly remembers the moment a great white shark bit down hard on his left thigh. “It hurt pretty bad,” he tells The Post. “I didn’t realize at first what was happening. But then I looked down...
2019-06-22 23:48

| Lashley makes triumph from tragedy with PGA win Nate Lashley, who overcame the plane-crash deaths of his parents and girlfriend in 2004 to realifse his golf-career dream, has captured his first PGA title....
2019-07-01 07:48

Nintendo makes over Dr. Mario for iOS and Android Nintendo revealed last night that its next mobile game is finally hitting the stores next month, and it’s the comparatively low-key Dr. Mario World. The game appears to be Nintendo‘s attempt to cash in on the Match-3 puzzle genre — sort of like Candy...
2019-06-19 01:48

Yoga Symbolises India's Culture, History: Nitin Gadkari Union minister Nitin Gadkari today said yoga is a symbol of India's ancient culture, history and heritage and it is practiced with great enthusiasm across the world....
2019-06-21 12:32

Review: A ‘Stonewall’ Opera Reflects the Diversity of Queer History New York City Opera has commissioned a new work for the 50th anniversary of the riots that have come to signify the birth of the gay rights movement....
2019-06-23 23:16

Hasselblad’s new medium format camera is a tiny, beautiful nod to history While mirrorless cameras accelerate into the future, medium format models are hearkening unto the past — and Hasselblad chief among them. Its new digital back fits lenses going back to the ’50s, and the tiny 907X camera body is about as lovely...
2019-06-20 21:32

The Warriors and Raptors share a crazier history than just a famous Curry Think this Finals is the only history between the Warriors and Raptors? Think again. Here are 15 amazing connections between Golden State and Toronto....
2019-06-04 19:48

US Open: Brooks Koepka is in position to make history despite three bogeys Brooks Koepka shot a 2-under-par 69 at Pebble Beach to place himself well within range of winning a third consecutive U.S. Open.        ...
2019-06-15 08:48

All-time NBA draft: Best player picked at every slot, from 1-30, in league history Before the next batch of NBA newcomers makes the transition to the big leagues on Thursday in the draft, we're taking a step back.       ...
2019-06-20 13:32

How to delete your Netflix viewing history so you can hide your guilty pleasures You and your date finish eating a wonderful meal together, and you share the cleanup so that you can get done quicker. As he or she works on rinsing off the last few utensils and putting them in the dishwasher, you pop a bag of popcorn in the microwa...
2019-06-19 15:48

Fossil Hall reopens at Smithsonian Natural History Museum The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History reopens Fossil Hall after a five-year renovation. David Oliver reports on what's new.        ...
2019-06-06 01:00

Refugee crisis could be 'stroke of luck in German history,' says ex-president Former President Christian Wulff has warned Germans from entertaining far-right causes. He said the arrival of refugees at the height of the migration crisis could eventually be as momentous as reunification....
2019-06-19 18:16

Reframing History: In Houston, Juneteenth Becomes a Celebration of Black Love Every story of black struggle and black triumph is also a story of black love. Too often, we view love mainly through the lens of romance, as if those are the only love stories worth telling. But there are bigger, more expansive, more radical ways th...
2019-06-20 03:48

Stonewall uprising veterans still astounded 50 years after making history Time has claimed many of the street fighters who rebelled against the police raid of a New York City gay bar 50 years ago, in what has become known as the Stonewall uprising. Those who remain are still a little astounded at what they did....
2019-06-17 20:48

The fifth Beatle? Cynthia Lennon finally wins her place in pop history John’s first wife has been written off as a mere support act. Now a new play recognises her importance in the story of the BeatlesThe true identity of the “fifth Beatle” is a contentious matter for fans of the Fab Four. The name of Stuart Sutcliffe, ...
2019-06-15 23:00

MLB power rankings: Twins hitters are on pace to shatter history With a huge lead in the AL Central, it doesn't look like anybody is going to stop the Minnesota Twins' offense.       ...
2019-06-17 15:16

NBA Finals: Raptors could make history and clinch championship with Game 5 win Tipoff is set for 9 p.m. ET on Monday at Scotiabank Arena in downtown Toronto. There will be several road closures and transit changes in effect for the game....
2019-06-10 13:16

How A Nurse With a Hole in Her Skull Changed The Medical History of Migraines The following is adapted from an excerpt from social and medical historian Katherine Foxhall’s new book, Migraine: A History, published by Johns Hopkins University Press, and out June 18, 2019. In 1936, Alfred Goltman, a physician from Tenness...
2019-06-18 19:48

Pete Buttigieg’s Complicated History With the Police and African-Americans Mr. Buttigieg pulled himself off the presidential campaign trail this week after a police officer in South Bend shot and killed a black man. Here’s some context....
2019-06-18 21:48

The history of juiced balls and how today's home run binge fits in With home runs flying everywhere, it's fair to wonder if something is up with the ball. But this isn't new. We take a look at other seasons that saw a spike in offense....
2019-06-13 22:16