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Strasbourg shooting: France hunts gunman as alert level raised
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:48:22 GMT
Strasbourg shooting: France hunts gunman as alert level raised

Hundreds of armed officers search for a man who opened fire at a Christmas market in Strasbourg.
Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:23:44 GMT
Meng Wanzhou: Trump could intervene in case of Huawei executive

The president says he could act for the good of US trade, as Canada releases Meng Wanzhou on bail.
Democrats and Trump row in Oval Office
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:19:45 GMT
Democrats and Trump row in Oval Office

Mr Trump publicly argued with Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer over a budget to keep the government open.
Australian prisoner gave birth alone in 'degrading' cell incident
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:15:39 GMT
Australian prisoner gave birth alone in 'degrading' cell incident

The prisoner endured a "degrading and high risk" birth inside a locked cell, a review finds.
Fears over sensitive US military data in commercial cloud
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:04:06 GMT
Fears over sensitive US military data in commercial cloud

The BBC investigates a $10bn (£8bn) Pentagon contract to store sensitive data in a cyber-cloud.
Judge orders Stormy Daniels to reimburse Trump's legal fees
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:52:49 GMT
Judge orders Stormy Daniels to reimburse Trump's legal fees

The porn actress was ordered to pay nearly $300,000 after a judge threw out her defamation case.
Myanmar journalists: Families urge Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo release
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:47:40 GMT
Myanmar journalists: Families urge Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo release

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo remain in jail one year from their arrest investigating the Rohingya crisis.
Neil Young says Hyde Park show will proceed without Barclaycard as sponsor
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:45:26 GMT
Neil Young says Hyde Park show will proceed without Barclaycard as sponsor

The star was angry that a Hyde Park date was sponsored by a "fossil fuel funding entity".
Putin's Stasi spy ID pass found in Germany
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:16:56 GMT
Putin's Stasi spy ID pass found in Germany

As a spy in the 1980s the Russian leader worked closely with communist East Germany's secret police.
Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:24:38 GMT
Climate change: Arctic reindeer numbers crash by half

Climate change in the Arctic has caused the wild reindeer population to crash by 56%, a report says.
ISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:51:20 GMT
ISS: Spacewalk cosmonauts investigate mystery hole

The mystery hole in a Soyuz capsule docked to the International Space Station caused a pressure leak.
Argentina Dirty War: Two former Ford executives jailed
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:05:58 GMT
Argentina Dirty War: Two former Ford executives jailed

They were found guilty of collaborating with Argentina's brutal military regime in 1976-83.
Sarah Mardini: 'I am not a people smuggler’
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:37:54 GMT
Sarah Mardini: 'I am not a people smuggler’

A Syrian refugee who saved 18 people has been released from a Greek prison, after being accused of people trafficking.
Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:19:32 GMT
Samples cut around Soyuz hole in spacewalk

Cosmonauts have cut samples from around a hole, which Moscow says may have been caused by a drill.
Strasbourg shooting: 'I heard gunshots'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:24:12 GMT
Strasbourg shooting: 'I heard gunshots'

Eyewitnesses described what they saw, as the shooting unfolded near a Christmas market.
From Ebola survivor to trainee doctor
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:10:24 GMT
From Ebola survivor to trainee doctor

Five years ago, Daniel lost everything to Ebola. Now he's training to become a doctor.
How Apollo 8 Astronauts took the famous 'Earthrise' photograph
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:17:37 GMT
How Apollo 8 Astronauts took the famous 'Earthrise' photograph

Frank Borman was the Commander of the Apollo 8 mission to the Moon. The astronauts took an iconic photo of the Earth rising above the lunar surface.
The blind Indian cyclist conquering the Himalayas
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:11:15 GMT
The blind Indian cyclist conquering the Himalayas

Despite losing his eyesight, Devyanshu Ganatra is determined not to let his disability get in the way of his love for sports.
Congo's President Kabila on elections, corruption and his future
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:15:23 GMT
Congo's President Kabila on elections, corruption and his future

President Joseph Kabila discusses free elections, corruption and his future in a rare BBC interview.
India delivery man sacked for eating food sparks sympathy
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:54:08 GMT
India delivery man sacked for eating food sparks sympathy

A Zomato delivery driver was filmed eating food meant for customers and resealing the boxes in India.
Chocolate meltdown closes German road
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:39:49 GMT
Chocolate meltdown closes German road

Some 25 firefighters were called in after a tank of liquid chocolate poured out into a street.
Danish sea urchin fossil reveals ancient drama
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:46:24 GMT
Danish sea urchin fossil reveals ancient drama

A Danish rare sea urchin fossil tells a 66-million-year-old story of survival.
Taiwan students DNA-tested in yoghurt thief whodunnit
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 14:41:29 GMT
Taiwan students DNA-tested in yoghurt thief whodunnit

Hundreds of Taiwanese taxpayers' dollars have been spent on an investigation into the theft of a yoghurt drink.
Poland seeks top 100 national dishes
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 16:59:18 GMT
Poland seeks top 100 national dishes

Poland's agriculture ministry plans to publish a canon of the country's national cuisine.
The Germans solving rising rents with people power
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:11:26 GMT
The Germans solving rising rents with people power

Living in gentrified areas of Munich is getting pricey - but these renters say they have the answer.
Letter from Africa: Why Kenyan men don't want to share power with women
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:15:05 GMT
Letter from Africa: Why Kenyan men don't want to share power with women

Joseph Warungu says the struggle for gender equality in Kenyan politics is failing on many fronts.
2018 'worst year for US school shootings'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:07:07 GMT
2018 'worst year for US school shootings'

There have been 113 people killed or injured in school shootings in the US during the year.
Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:45:12 GMT
Climate change: Protecting the poor from green taxes

Has President Macron's controversial fuel tax set back carbon taxes globally?
Yemen war: Billions in aid, but where's it going?
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:36:48 GMT
Yemen war: Billions in aid, but where's it going?

Peace talks in Sweden aim at ending nearly four years of civil war.
The British PM vows to fight for her political life after members of her party challenge her handling of Brexit
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:47:07 GMT
Conservative MPs tweet their support for May
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:31:05 GMT
Watch Theresa May react to no-confidence vote
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:21:00 GMT
Watch Theresa May react to no-confidence vote

Theresa May's Brexit crisis deepened as members of her own party triggered a vote of no-confidence in her leadership. If she loses the vote, she will be out as British Prime Minister.
May's bid to salvage Brexit deal meets resistance
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:01:28 GMT
May's bid to salvage Brexit deal meets resistance

German Chancellor Angela Merkel had a stark message for Theresa May on Tuesday: The Brexit deal cannot be renegotiated.
Parliament member kicked out for grabbing mace
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:24:03 GMT
Parliament member kicked out for grabbing mace

The House of Commons expelled a Labour Party MP after he picked up the ceremonial mace in protest against the postponement of a vote on Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal.
Analysis: Brexit is making Britain look very weird to the world
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:05:08 GMT
Analysis: Brexit is making Britain look very weird to the world

The UK must look very weird to the outside world at the moment.
Why there is no easy path in the Brexit deal
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 06:15:43 GMT
Why there is no easy path in the Brexit deal

CNN's Richard Quest takes a look at the different Brexit deal options facing the UK government, after Prime Minister Theresa May pulled the plug on a parliamentary vote.
Pelosi questions Trump's manhood, according to aide
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:17:05 GMT
Pelosi questions Trump's manhood, according to aide

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi privately questioned President Donald Trump's "manhood" after a contentious meeting Tuesday about funding his wall at the southern border.
Analysis: The reality TV president just got beat at his own game
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:54:45 GMT
Analysis: The reality TV president just got beat at his own game

The best way to understand Donald Trump's approach to the presidency is to think of him as what he was before politics: The star and producer of a reality TV show. Trump is forever programming the show -- aka his White House and the country -- in ways he thinks will entertain, provoke and amaze the audience.
Anderson Cooper: Oval Office meeting used 'Real Housewives' reunion tactics
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:28:40 GMT
Anderson Cooper: Oval Office meeting used 'Real Housewives' reunion tactics

CNN's Anderson Cooper laughs at President Donald Trump's statement that a new border wall is being built right now, stating the only new wall "sits on the border between much of what the President says and the facts."
Trump watches as his former 'fixer' awaits sentencing today
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:51:20 GMT
Trump watches as his former 'fixer' awaits sentencing today

Amid White House turmoil, a possible government shutdown and falling approval ratings, President Donald Trump's former fixer could be slapped with a lengthy prison sentence Wednesday as part of what the President derides as Robert Mueller's "witch hunt."
Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay nearly $300K to Trump's attorneys
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:28:51 GMT
Judge orders Stormy Daniels to pay nearly $300K to Trump's attorneys

A California judge has ordered Stormy Daniels pay $293,052.33 in attorney's fees, costs and sanctions to the lawyers representing President Donald Trump in the defamation suit Daniels and her attorney Michael Avenatti brought against Trump earlier this year.
North Carolina GOP says a new election in House race is needed if misconduct is proven
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:14:38 GMT
North Carolina GOP says a new election in House race is needed if misconduct is proven

North Carolina Republicans said Tuesday that a new election would be necessary in the state's 9th Congressional District if investigators can verify a local newspaper report that early voting results in Bladen County were leaked before Election Day.
All the 31 top Democrats vying for president
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:37:46 GMT
All the 31 top Democrats vying for president

Watch CNN's Chris Cillizza read ALL of the top 31 Democratic candidates who might run against President Donald Trump in 2020 -- and more.
Tapper: This line will haunt Trump
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:44:02 GMT
Tapper: This line will haunt Trump

CNN's Jake Tapper says President Trump will likely regret saying he will proudly own a government shutdown over border security.
Massive hunt underway for gunman who killed 3 in France
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:42:16 GMT
Massive hunt underway for gunman who killed 3 in France

A gunman who opened fire near a popular Christmas market in Strasbourg, killing three people and injuring 13 others, was on the run Wednesday as French security forces continued a massive manhunt.
Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee and are felt in surrounding states
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:30:40 GMT
Two earthquakes shake eastern Tennessee and are felt in surrounding states

A preliminary magnitude 4.4 earthquake struck near eastern Tennessee Wednesday morning, the United States Geological Survey said.
Ex-Baylor frat president indicted on 4 counts of sexual assault won't go to prison
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:52:21 GMT
Ex-Baylor frat president indicted on 4 counts of sexual assault won't go to prison

A former Baylor University student indicted on four counts of sexual assault won't spend a single day in prison, according to local reports.
Russian bomber touches down on US doorstep
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:29:22 GMT
Russian bomber touches down on US doorstep

Russian President Vladimir Putin is on America's doorstep in Venezuela with nuclear-capable bombers that can fly twice the speed of sound. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Huawei's CFO is granted bail in Canada
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:03:01 GMT
Huawei's CFO is granted bail in Canada

The chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei has been released on a $10 million bail, a judge in Canada ruled Tuesday.
Navarro whips out popcorn to discuss Pelosi-Trump showdown
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:38:28 GMT
Navarro whips out popcorn to discuss Pelosi-Trump showdown

CNN political analyst Ana Navarro brought her own popcorn to watch the clash between House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Trump in the Oval Office.
Delta is changing the way fliers board planes
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:50:32 GMT
Delta is changing the way fliers board planes

A new boarding process is coming to Delta Air Lines.
Family baffled by mysterious disappearance of Colorado mom
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:50:56 GMT
Family baffled by mysterious disappearance of Colorado mom

Family and friends are asking for the public's help in finding a 29-year old Colorado mother who mysteriously disappeared in late November -- days before she allegedly sent text messages from her phone.
Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving 'Today'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:56:27 GMT
Kathie Lee Gifford is leaving 'Today'

Television icon Kathie Lee Gifford will bid farewell to NBC's "Today" show next April.
Time Person of the Year gets into the 'War on Truth'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:56:52 GMT
Time Person of the Year gets into the 'War on Truth'

Time magazine has chosen "The Guardians," a group of journalists who have been targeted for their work, as Person of the Year.
Late-night hosts spoof Pence's thoughts
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:20:19 GMT
Late-night hosts spoof Pence's thoughts

Late-night hosts poked fun at Vice President Mike Pence over his appearance during President Trump's heated meeting with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer.
Mars lander takes its first selfie
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:47:33 GMT
Mars lander takes its first selfie

Since landing on Mars on November 26, NASA's InSight lander has been settling in and taking photos. Now the lander has used its robotic arm to take a selfie.
Hear the 'sound' of wind on Mars
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 05:12:35 GMT
Hear the 'sound' of wind on Mars

NASA captured what wind sounds like on Mars, just a few days after its InSight lander touched down on the Red Planet.
He couldn't let poor families sleep on hospital floors
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 19:18:56 GMT
He couldn't let poor families sleep on hospital floors

For Dr. Ricardo Pun-Chong, being a physician isn't just about treating patients -- it's about how you care for their families.
'Stranger Things' season 3 teaser released
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:13:41 GMT
'Stranger Things' season 3 teaser released

Netflix released a new teaser for season three of their hit show, "Stranger Things."
The world's best bar is about to close for good
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:48:33 GMT
The world's best bar is about to close for good

Want to try the cocktails in the place voted top of the World's 50 Best Bar list for 2018? You better get a move on.
This word was named 'word of the year'
Wed, 05 Dec 2018 17:03:59 GMT
Our favorite travel photos of the year (so far)
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 18:21:19 GMT
Our favorite travel photos of the year (so far)

Base-jumpers rig up a slackline in the spectacular surroundings of Utah's Valley of the Gods.
The best new cruise ships for 2019
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:54:55 GMT
The best new cruise ships for 2019

The cruise boom is continuing full steam ahead into 2019, with plenty of new ships -- piled high with innovations -- lined up to sail the seven seas.
The most downloaded iOS apps of 2018
Tue, 04 Dec 2018 05:02:51 GMT
The most downloaded iOS apps of 2018

Social media dominated the top apps of the year.
See Nicole Kidman's latest transformation
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:43:25 GMT
See Nicole Kidman's latest transformation

Nicole Kidman is busy working on her latest project, "Fair and Balanced," about former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes.
'Aquaman' sails along on waves of fun and spectacle
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:07:43 GMT
'Aquaman' sails along on waves of fun and spectacle

In their zeal to catch up with Marvel, DC and Warner Bros. plunged into the super-team waters before establishing individual building blocks, creating a high degree of difficulty. While not on par with "Wonder Woman," "Aquaman" is a step toward restoring equilibrium, creating a sprawling undersea world that most closely resembles the Thor franchise in terms of scope, majesty and happily, humor.
Charlie Sheen marks one year of sobriety
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:19:50 GMT
Charlie Sheen marks one year of sobriety

Charlie Sheen is celebrating one year of sobriety.
Sarah Hyland reveals second kidney transplant
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:22:53 GMT
Sarah Hyland reveals second kidney transplant

Sarah Hyland is doing well after a series of medical issues left her in and out of hospitals over the last few years.
Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:20:52 GMT
Fentanyl is the deadliest drug in America, CDC confirms

Fentanyl is now the most commonly used drug involved in drug overdoses, according to a new government report. The latest numbers from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health Statistics say that the rate of drug overdoses involving the synthetic opioid skyrocketed by about 113% each year from 2013 through 2016.
Schwarzenegger: How I fought my way back to fitness
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:04:38 GMT
Schwarzenegger: How I fought my way back to fitness

More than 50 years ago, I lifted my first Mr. Universe trophy on the stage of the Victoria Palace Theater in London, and I have been on a fitness crusade ever since.
Twitter compares Pence to 'Elf on the Shelf'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:44:18 GMT
Twitter compares Pence to 'Elf on the Shelf'

Twitter pounces on Vice President Mike Pence during an Oval Office meeting with President Donald Trump. CNN's Jeanne Moos looks at participants' expressions.
Street paved with chocolate after tank leaks
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:21:13 GMT
Street paved with chocolate after tank leaks

In a scene that could be straight out of a children's book, around a ton of liquid chocolate flowed out of a factory and caked a street in a west German town on Monday.
6 things to know before the opening bell
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:06:04 GMT
6 things to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know about the markets before you start your business day.
'Email killer' wants to transform how global offices work
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 18:38:48 GMT
'Email killer' wants to transform how global offices work

Emoji, timestamps and local keyboards. These are just some of the things Slack had to worry about as it brought its workplace communication platform overseas.
How 3 men created a $1 billion salad chain
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:12:38 GMT
How 3 men created a $1 billion salad chain

When Jonathan Neman, Nathaniel Ru and Nicolas Jammet met as freshman at Georgetown University 15 years ago, they bonded over food.
DeVos is doing the bare minimum
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:14:59 GMT
Will Chris Christie get the last laugh?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:11:17 GMT
Will Chris Christie get the last laugh?

With Vice President Mike Pence's chief of staff, Nick Ayers, declining to serve as the new minder for President Donald Trump (known in some quarters as Individual-1), the new game in Washington seems to be a version of hot potato. The effort to fill the job has led to the ironic, if perhaps unlikely, possibility that former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, whom Trump has disrespected in the past, might be asked to fill the post.
Ocasio-Cortez's great idea
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:19:10 GMT
Ocasio-Cortez's great idea

Right-wing media outlets seem to be waging a coordinated campaign to portray US Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a dimwit radical. Their efforts will backfire. She is in fact championing the smartest, most practical idea in US politics to address two urgent problems: climate change and poverty.
What we ask of our presidents is too much
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:24:25 GMT
What we ask of our presidents is too much

In the days immediately following the death of our 41st President, the country gushed with celebrations of George H.W. Bush. Columnists and speakers, left and right, wrote and talked glowingly of the man, his contributions and especially his character.
Trump better hope he wins in 2020
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:58:43 GMT
Trump better hope he wins in 2020

Let's be clear. Friday's filings by federal prosecutors backed President Donald Trump into a corner. And his Monday morning rage-tweeting indicates he may be beginning to grasp his limited options moving forward.
What 'home for the holidays' means to me
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:36:38 GMT
What 'home for the holidays' means to me

It happens every year. Amid the holiday hubbub, one song -- "Home for the Holidays" -- forces me to stop what I am doing and reflect on just how beautiful and complicated the idea of home can be, especially this time of year.
5 things the Trump admin has done that go against its climate change warning
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:55:59 GMT
5 things the Trump admin has done that go against its climate change warning

Since the Trump administration released its blockbuster report on the day after Thanksgiving outlining the dire environmental and economic impacts of climate change, it has made a series of policy and diplomatic decisions or statements that appear run counter to all of the warnings in the report.
Reality check: Where Russia has allegedly meddled
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:20:15 GMT
Reality check: Where Russia has allegedly meddled

CNN's John Avlon breaks down Russia's suspected interference in the 2016 Brexit referendum and across Europe.
6 key lines from the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer throwdown
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:33:08 GMT
6 key lines from the Trump-Pelosi-Schumer throwdown

On Wednesday at the White House, Donald Trump returned to his reality TV roots: Hosting -- and participating in -- a bare-knuckled brawl with the two top Democratic leaders in Congress.
Analysis: The foundation of Trump's coalition is cracking
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:25:10 GMT
Analysis: The foundation of Trump's coalition is cracking

Cracks have emerged in Donald Trump's hold on his core constituency of white working class voters, new data from the 2018 election reveals.
Chinese companies want employees to boycott Apple, buy Huawei
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:07:36 GMT
Chinese companies want employees to boycott Apple, buy Huawei

The detention of a top Huawei executive is prompting some Chinese companies and business groups to call for workers to boycott products from US companies like Apple, prompting fears of a wider backlash.
What court papers reveal about Huawei's jailed CFO
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:05:35 GMT
What court papers reveal about Huawei's jailed CFO

The arrest of Huawei's chief financial officer has thrust her into the middle of a diplomatic storm and is exposing details of her life that were once shrouded in secrecy.
Google says Google+ bug affected 52.5 million
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:32:34 GMT
Google says Google+ bug affected 52.5 million

Google will shut down its Google+ social network much sooner than planned after discovering a second bug that revealed millions of customers' private information to software developers.
Chinese court bans the sale of most iPhones
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:26:57 GMT
Chinese court bans the sale of most iPhones

A Chinese court has banned the sale and import of most iPhone models in a stunning decision that is sure to escalate the nasty trade war between the United States and China.
Carol Burnett honored by the Globes
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:26:32 GMT
Carol Burnett honored by the Globes

Carol Burnett is now a major part of Golden Globes history.
Batwoman leaps into the scene
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:36:35 GMT
Batwoman leaps into the scene

The Batman movies are at a bit of a crossroads, but the Dark Knight is casting a long shadow in television.
Text messages might be next to face California tax, reports say
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:47:33 GMT
Text messages might be next to face California tax, reports say

California state regulators have been working on a plan to charge mobile phone users a text messaging fee intended to fund programs that make phone service accessible to the low-income residents, reports said Tuesday.
Advice for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen ahead of sentencing: ‘Bring toothbrush to court’
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:26:53 GMT
Earthquake, magnitude 4.4, rattles Tennessee, Georgia
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:06:10 GMT
Earthquake, magnitude 4.4, rattles Tennessee, Georgia

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake was reported in Tennessee early Wednesday, officials said.
Sex Island facing trouble as Trinidad and Tobago threaten to shut it down ahead of upcoming event
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:57 GMT
Why you should skip the workout if you're hungover, according to experts
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:53 GMT
Why you should skip the workout if you're hungover, according to experts

Experts say you could do more damage than good.
'Aquaman' star Jason Momoa on protecting his kids from fame: 'I turn into a bit of a different animal'
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:11 GMT
'Aquaman' star Jason Momoa on protecting his kids from fame: 'I turn into a bit of a different animal'

Jason Momoa gives “Aquaman” his first big solo superhero close-up in an epic-scale origin story set on land and sea.
Brigitte Nielsen explains why she hid her pregnancy from ‘Creed II’ cast
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:08 GMT
Earth's mysterious 'deep biosphere' Is home to millions of subterranean ‘zombie’ lifeforms
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:00 GMT
Earth's mysterious 'deep biosphere' Is home to millions of subterranean ‘zombie’ lifeforms

Life on Earth takes billions of shapes , but to see most of them you'll have to dig deep below the planet's surface.
Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:00 GMT
Best and worst celebrity beach bodies (okay mostly best)

It is very hard to find stars with bad bodies who frequent beaches. But we still try. Kind of...
FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump shutdown threat forces Dems to be transparent on border security; Cohen faces sentencing
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:58:21 GMT
FOX NEWS FIRST: Trump shutdown threat forces Dems to be transparent on border security; Cohen faces sentencing

Plus, manhunt for an 'extremist' gunman in France; Earthquake in Tennessee
Flynn sentencing memo reveals the extent of his cooperation with officials: Thousands of documents, the production of electronic devices, and over 62 hours of meetings - Business Insider
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:55:15 GMT
Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year - CNN
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:02:00 GMT
Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year - CNN

Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year  CNN

Time magazine has chosen "The Guardians and the War on Truth," a group of journalists who have been in the news in 2018, as its Person of the Year.

Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan - PocketNow
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:00:00 GMT
Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan - PocketNow

Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan  PocketNow

A new Android Trojan has been detected and it's the kind that will literally cost you money, as it will transfer funds from your PayPal.

Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range - The Wall Street Journal
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:56:00 GMT
Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range - The Wall Street Journal

Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range  The Wall Street Journal

The Chinese music-streaming company's initial public offering priced at $13 per American depositary share, capping a rocky process of going public but still ...

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Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher - The Associated Press
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:15:00 GMT
Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher - The Associated Press

Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher  The Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.7 percent in early ...

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Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening - Reuters
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:10:00 GMT
Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening - Reuters

Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - - When it's unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women ...

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Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness - Snopes.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:07:57 GMT
Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness - Snopes.com

Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness  Snopes.com

NEW YORK (AP) — This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not ...

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Flynn sentencing memo reveals the extent of his cooperation with officials: Thousands of documents, the production of electronic devices, and over 62 hours of meetings - Business Insider
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:55:15 GMT
Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year - CNN
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:02:00 GMT
Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year - CNN

Jamal Khashoggi and journalists named Time Person of the Year  CNN

Time magazine has chosen "The Guardians and the War on Truth," a group of journalists who have been in the news in 2018, as its Person of the Year.

Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan - PocketNow
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:00:00 GMT
Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan - PocketNow

Do you use PayPal? Beware of this Android Trojan  PocketNow

A new Android Trojan has been detected and it's the kind that will literally cost you money, as it will transfer funds from your PayPal.

Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range - The Wall Street Journal
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:56:00 GMT
Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range - The Wall Street Journal

Tencent Music Prices Its IPO at Bottom of Range  The Wall Street Journal

The Chinese music-streaming company's initial public offering priced at $13 per American depositary share, capping a rocky process of going public but still ...

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Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher - The Associated Press
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:15:00 GMT
Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher - The Associated Press

Hopes for US-China trade talks help push Asian shares higher  The Associated Press

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares rose Wednesday amid hopes for U.S.-China trade talks. ASIA'S DAY: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225 added 1.7 percent in early ...

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Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening - Reuters
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:10:00 GMT
Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening - Reuters

Canadian doctors urge women to weigh pros and cons of breast cancer screening  Reuters

(Reuters Health) - - When it's unclear whether the potential benefit of breast cancer screening outweighs the possible harms, doctors should encourage women ...

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Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness - Snopes.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:07:57 GMT
Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness - Snopes.com

Record Count Reported for Mysterious Paralyzing Illness  Snopes.com

NEW YORK (AP) — This year has seen a record number of cases of a mysterious paralyzing illness in children, U.S. health officials said Monday. It's still not ...

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Trump Threatens Shutdown in Combative Appearance With Democrats
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:54:46 GMT
Trump Threatens Shutdown in Combative Appearance With Democrats

During a public airing of hostilities with Representative Nancy Pelosi and Senator Chuck Schumer, the president undercut Republican congressional leaders as he pushed for funding for his border wall.
Pelosi vs. Trump: ‘Don’t Characterize the Strength That I Bring,’ She Says
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:39:43 GMT
Pelosi vs. Trump: ‘Don’t Characterize the Strength That I Bring,’ She Says

In the Oval Office, the likely new House speaker takes on a president who is rarely challenged to his face in public, especially by a woman.
5 Takeaways From Trump’s Meeting With Pelosi and Schumer
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:05:10 GMT
5 Takeaways From Trump’s Meeting With Pelosi and Schumer

What was billed as a photo opportunity quickly turned into a heated confrontation between President Trump and the Democratic leaders of Congress, Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer.
Britain’s Theresa May Faces Leadership Vote in Her Conservative Party
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:07:45 GMT
Britain’s Theresa May Faces Leadership Vote in Her Conservative Party

The U.K. prime minister promised to contest a no-confidence vote by her party’s lawmakers “with everything I’ve got.”
Gunman Traumatizes Strasbourg, Killing at Least 3 in Possible Terror Attack
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:43:11 GMT
Gunman Traumatizes Strasbourg, Killing at Least 3 in Possible Terror Attack

Officials said that 12 people were wounded in the picturesque city, home to France’s biggest Christmas market. The Interior Ministry urged people to stay home.
News Analysis: E.U. Hoped to Put Its House in Order This Year. Not Even Close.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:15:49 GMT
News Analysis: E.U. Hoped to Put Its House in Order This Year. Not Even Close.

Britain, France and Germany are all facing political change or upheaval. For the European Union, the question is who will guide the bloc into an uncertain future.
Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:05:26 GMT
Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing

The Trump administration is expected to indict hackers and roll out import restrictions out of concern that Beijing will not easily change its trade, cyber and economic practices.
Huawei Executive Granted Bail by Canadian Court
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:34:16 GMT
Huawei Executive Granted Bail by Canadian Court

Meng Wanzhou, a Huawei executive who American authorities want to extradite from Canada on fraud charges, was granted bail of 10 million dollars on Tuesday.
China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group That Was Not Legally Registered
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:06:08 GMT
China Says Detained Canadian Worked for Group That Was Not Legally Registered

The assertion was China’s first official comment on the detention of Michael Kovrig, a former Canadian diplomat now working for a nongovernmental organization.
Trump’s Judicial Nominees Take Heat but Largely Keep Marching Through Senate
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:19:04 GMT
Trump’s Judicial Nominees Take Heat but Largely Keep Marching Through Senate

Some have been deemed unqualified by the American Bar Association, and others have proved racially divisive, but that hasn’t necessarily stopped them from reaching the bench.
Michael Flynn Asks Judge for Leniency for Lying to F.B.I.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:55:22 GMT
Michael Flynn Asks Judge for Leniency for Lying to F.B.I.

President Trump’s former national security adviser will be sentenced next week after admitting he lied to the F.B.I. when he was questioned in the Russia investigation.
Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:05:43 GMT
Criminal Justice Bill Will Go Up for a Vote, McConnell Says

Senator Mitch McConnell said the Senate would vote on a bill rewriting prison and sentencing laws before the end of the year, a potential bipartisan policy achievement for President Trump.
Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:37:08 GMT
Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress

A House committee grilled Sundar Pichai, the chief executive of Google, about a variety of issues, including worries about personal data and complaints about search results.
Lawmakers Grill Google C.E.O. Over Bias and Privacy Concerns
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:33:10 GMT
Lawmakers Grill Google C.E.O. Over Bias and Privacy Concerns

Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, testified before the House Judiciary Committee and faced scrutiny from Republicans over accusations that the search engine’s results were politically biased.
How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:15:50 GMT
How Do You Recover After Millions Have Watched You Overdose?

Amid an opioid crisis, police and strangers with cameras are posting raw images of drug users passed out. For those whose bleakest moments now live online, life is never the same.
Strasbourg, Brexit, the Arctic: Your Wednesday Briefing
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 08:15:24 GMT
The Chuck and Nancy and Donald Show
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 02:54:25 GMT
The Chuck and Nancy and Donald Show

If Tuesday’s Oval Office meeting is any indication, it’s going to be a rough two years.
The Writer Who Destroyed an Empire
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:01:40 GMT
The Writer Who Destroyed an Empire

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, born Dec. 11, 1918, did more than anyone else to bring the Soviet Union to its knees.
There’s a Wave of New Prosecutors. And They Mean Justice.
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:58:58 GMT
There’s a Wave of New Prosecutors. And They Mean Justice.

These district attorneys should make jail the exception and eliminate cash bail.
The Most Powerful Reject in the World
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:03:37 GMT
The Most Powerful Reject in the World

Is there anyone who wants to hang with Donald Trump?
Reading Tea Leaves on Abortion Rights
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:29:51 GMT
Reading Tea Leaves on Abortion Rights

Will the conservative majority deliver on Trump’s promise to overturn Roe v. Wade?
Macron Blinks
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:18:56 GMT
Macron Blinks

France’s imperious young leader has heard the anger of his marginalized citizens and has begun to respond.
The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:00:56 GMT
The Democrats’ Best Response to Republican Power Grabs

The best option goes beyond retaliation or restraint.
A Moment in Mexico: Children of the Narco Zone
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:38:02 GMT
A Moment in Mexico: Children of the Narco Zone

What it’s like to grow up as the child of an avowed gangster.
Brazil’s New President Isn’t Even in Office Yet and He’s Already Damaged Our Health Care
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 09:13:52 GMT
Brazil’s New President Isn’t Even in Office Yet and He’s Already Damaged Our Health Care

Our public health system is a jewel. Can it survive four years of recklessness?
Fixes: Making a Difference in 2018
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:52:53 GMT
Fixes: Making a Difference in 2018

Even during a year of division and fear of the future in many corners of America, the Fixes column found people trying to make things better — and succeeding.
Late-Night TV Hosts Give Publicity-Starved Novelists the Star Treatment
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:36:38 GMT
Late-Night TV Hosts Give Publicity-Starved Novelists the Star Treatment

TV coverage of literary fiction has dwindled, but Trevor Noah and Seth Meyers are exceptions. “Who would have guessed that a 700-page novel would be on national TV?” one publishing executive said.
Restaurants: New York’s Top 10 New Restaurants of 2018
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:45:51 GMT
Restaurants: New York’s Top 10 New Restaurants of 2018

In an unsettling year, Pete Wells finds many reasons to cheer.
CBS Settles With Women Who Accused Charlie Rose of Sexual Harassment
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 03:51:08 GMT
CBS Settles With Women Who Accused Charlie Rose of Sexual Harassment

The women had sued Mr. Rose and CBS in May, alleging that they were sexually harassed by the former anchorman and that the network did nothing to stop it.
Jury Recommends Life in Prison for James Fields in Fatal Charlottesville Attack
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:11:37 GMT
Jury Recommends Life in Prison for James Fields in Fatal Charlottesville Attack

James Fields Jr. was convicted of first-degree murder by a jury that found he intentionally drove his car into a crowd of counterprotesters in August 2017, killing one woman.
Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $293,000 in Legal Fees
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:49:31 GMT
Stormy Daniels Ordered to Pay Trump $293,000 in Legal Fees

The order is connected to a defamation suit Ms. Daniels filed against President Trump last spring. A judge dismissed it in October.
Gunman Opens Fire in Brazilian Cathedral, Killing at Least 4
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 04:48:11 GMT
Gunman Opens Fire in Brazilian Cathedral, Killing at Least 4

The shooting took place at the Metropolitan Cathedral in Campinas, Brazil, killing four people and injuring four others, the authorities said.
White Supremacist Gang Attacked Black D.J. at Seattle-Area Bar, Authorities Say
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:20:45 GMT
White Supremacist Gang Attacked Black D.J. at Seattle-Area Bar, Authorities Say

Local officials charged eight people in the assault and asked the F.B.I. to look into bringing federal hate crime charges.
United Nations Dispatch: Runners Extend U.N.’s Reach, One Sweaty Huff After Another
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 10:00:07 GMT
United Nations Dispatch: Runners Extend U.N.’s Reach, One Sweaty Huff After Another

United Nations representatives dispense with hierarchical diplomacy during runs in Central Park. It’s “a bit like going to the sauna — everyone is equal,” said one from Finland.
2020 Democrats Face a Vexing Issue: Big Money From the Rich
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:41:17 GMT
2020 Democrats Face a Vexing Issue: Big Money From the Rich

While Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders would likely disavow super PACs, candidates from donor-rich states like New York and California would face a vexing choice and risk alienating liberals.
Beyoncé, Bhangra and a Bill in the Millions: The Wedding That Has India Obsessed
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:42:08 GMT
Beyoncé, Bhangra and a Bill in the Millions: The Wedding That Has India Obsessed

Isha Ambani, the daughter of one of Asia’s richest men, is marrying a childhood friend in Mumbai on Wednesday. The weeklong celebrations are on a scale rivaling royalty.
How ‘Subtle Asian Traits’ Became a Global Hit
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:11:00 GMT
How ‘Subtle Asian Traits’ Became a Global Hit

A group of Asian-Australian students started a Facebook group to share jokes and memes about their experiences. Now, it has nearly a million followers all over the world.
How to Finally Write Your Nonfiction Book
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 03:00:00 GMT
How to Finally Write Your Nonfiction Book

No, it will not be easy. Yes, it will be rewarding. (Eventually.)
Great Gifts for Kids (and What Makes Them Great)
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:48:00 GMT
Great Gifts for Kids (and What Makes Them Great)

Wirecutter’s kid-tested, parent-and-teacher-approved gift ideas for toddlers, preschoolers, and elementary schoolers.
Your Money Adviser: How to Get the Most From a Health Savings Account
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 19:43:31 GMT
Your Money Adviser: How to Get the Most From a Health Savings Account

Experts say a little comparison shopping can minimize fees and maximize savings.
Wealth Matters: The Secret to Buying the Perfect Diamond
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:29:17 GMT
Wealth Matters: The Secret to Buying the Perfect Diamond

This is a popular time of year to buy a diamond, but the gemstone has become increasingly expensive. Here’s how to make sure you are getting the best price.
Trilobites: Your Liver Doesn’t Know It’s the Holidays
Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:00:22 GMT
Trilobites: Your Liver Doesn’t Know It’s the Holidays

Think of your liver as the unindulgent relative at your holiday party who doesn’t like the change in schedule and would rather be in bed.
This Provocative Band Played North Korea. Now They’ve Made an Album About It.
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:06:15 GMT
This Provocative Band Played North Korea. Now They’ve Made an Album About It.

Laibach has been flirting with totalitarian symbols, and confusing audiences, for decades. Their new album of “Sound of Music” covers is puzzling, too.
Lens: An Intimate Look at Leonard Bernstein
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:32:42 GMT
Lens: An Intimate Look at Leonard Bernstein

A collection of photographs of Mr. Bernstein, shot by some of the most famous photographers of the 20th century, capture the American classical music maestro on and off the stage.
The Best Dance of 2018
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:47:40 GMT
The Best Dance of 2018

Our critics choose the best dance moments of a year crowded with major retrospectives and important new works.
Nonfiction: Delicacies of the Dining Car
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 10:00:06 GMT
Nonfiction: Delicacies of the Dining Car

“Food on the Move,” edited by Sharon Hudgins, is a collection of essays exploring the glamorous past and occasionally delectable present of dining on trains around the world.
At Fashion Awards in London, a Welcome Dose of ‘Markle Sparkle’
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:34:14 GMT
At Fashion Awards in London, a Welcome Dose of ‘Markle Sparkle’

A surprise appearance by the Duchess of Sussex at Britain’s answer to the Met Gala provided a brief respite and much cheer at a time when the country faces an uncertain future.
It Could Be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:32:08 GMT
It Could Be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically

With 65 billion chickens consumed each year, the signature fossil of the modern epoch may be the leftovers.
What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 20:17:48 GMT
What We Know About Diet and Weight Loss

After decades of research, there are shockingly few firm conclusions.
Can We Ever Be Truly Fearless?
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:01:00 GMT
Can We Ever Be Truly Fearless?

We’ve needed fear to survive as a species. But how do you not let the emotional response of the fear reflex run wild?
Lens: Documenting the Disappearing Glaciers of Iceland
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 13:35:21 GMT
Lens: Documenting the Disappearing Glaciers of Iceland

On foot and by plane, Ragnar Axelsson is photographing the glaciers that cover his homeland, creating a poetic record of the structures for a future without them.
CentraCare closing Passages halfway house for chemical dependency treatment
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:49:06 -0500
CentraCare closing Passages halfway house for chemical dependency treatment

Passages stopped accepting new patients Dec. 7 and is set to close March 1 after the last client completes treatment.
      
 
 
Taxpayers might cover Fischbach legal bill tied to Senate seat
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:12:21 -0500
Taxpayers might cover Fischbach legal bill tied to Senate seat

A Senate subcommittee voted 2-1 Monday to recommend the Senate Rules Committee pay Fischbach's legal costs, estimated at $147,000
      
 
 
Kleis pivots from tax increase, instead plans to ask state to help fund MAC project
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:26:31 -0500
Kleis pivots from tax increase, instead plans to ask state to help fund MAC project

The $24.3 million project would expand ice arenas, replace Dick Putz Field and add turf to two baseball fields
      
 
 
Courts Watch: St. Cloud men sentenced to prison for rape, manslaughter
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:30:52 -0500
Courts Watch: St. Cloud men sentenced to prison for rape, manslaughter

Sentences, pleas and other developments in local cases
      
 
 
Vikings fire OC DeFilippo after another flat performance
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:51:37 -0500
Vikings fire OC DeFilippo after another flat performance

Vikings fire offensive coordinator John DeFilippo after another flat performance
      
 
 
2 Cushing men die when ATV breaks through Fish Trap Lake
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:54:05 -0500
2 Cushing men die when ATV breaks through Fish Trap Lake

Morrison County sheriff: Incident happened on a pressure ridge about 200 yards long, 75 yards wide and marked with cones.
      
 
 
St. Cloud Cathedral vs. Alexandria hockey
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:01:58 -0500
St. Cloud Cathedral vs. Alexandria hockey

St. Cloud Cathedral vs. Alexandria hockey.
      
 
 
The explosion that shook St. Cloud: 20 years later
Thu, 6 Dec 2018 18:36:12 -0500
The explosion that shook St. Cloud: 20 years later

Looking back at the accident that spurred safety changes locally and nationally
      
 
 
At least three dead, 11 wounded in terror attack near famed Christmas market in France
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:25:07 -0500
At least three dead, 11 wounded in terror attack near famed Christmas market in France

Three people have been killed and 11 wounded in a suspected terrorist attack near a world-famous Christmas market in the French city of Strasbourg.
      
 
 
Jamal Khashoggi, journalists named TIME's 2018 Person of the Year
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:01:54 -0500
Jamal Khashoggi, journalists named TIME's 2018 Person of the Year

TIME's Person of the Year recognizes the person or group of people who most influenced the news and the world – for better or worse – during the past year.
      
 
 
Voting for SCTimes Athlete of the Week closes at 9 a.m. Tuesday
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 21:24:06 -0500
Voting for SCTimes Athlete of the Week closes at 9 a.m. Tuesday

You determine the winner by voting in our online poll. Voting is open until 9 a.m. Tuesday. Look for the winner Thursday.
      
 
 
Central Minnesota prep star performances for Saturday, Dec. 8 through Friday, Dec. 14
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:58:35 -0500
Central Minnesota prep star performances for Saturday, Dec. 8 through Friday, Dec. 14

Central Minnesota prep star performances for Saturday, Dec. 8 through Friday, Dec. 14
      
 
 
Dramatic reunion puts baby sloth back with mama
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 07:22:44 -0500
Dramatic reunion puts baby sloth back with mama

A basket full of squishy, squirmy, sunning baby sloths seems cute at first. But they’ve lost their mothers and reunions are all that rescuers can focus on.
      
 
 
10 'Yankee Swap' that won't get thrown away
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:48:52 -0500
10 'Yankee Swap' that won't get thrown away

Enough with the gag gifts already! These are all actually useful (and under budget!)
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:53:03 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018

Area scoreboard: Results for Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2018
      
 
 
Deaths
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:03:04 -0500
Deaths

Deaths reported Tuesday to the St. Cloud Times
      
 
 
Poor air quality expected across Stearns County into Thursday
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:07:05 -0500
Poor air quality expected across Stearns County into Thursday

Pollution, particles started in Twin Cities, expected to spread across Central Minnesota in next few days
      
 
 
2-Minute Drill: 4 local prep athletes earn CLC weekly honors
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:27:42 -0500
2-Minute Drill: 4 local prep athletes earn CLC weekly honors

Johnnie climb to 19th in basketball poll
      
 
 
Cold Spring woman taken to hospital after crash at I-94, Highway 23
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:18:13 -0500
Cold Spring woman taken to hospital after crash at I-94, Highway 23

Brigetta Ann Klemek of Cold Spring and Daniel James Laudenbach of St. Cloud were involved in a crash Thursday at Highway 23 and Interstate 94
      
 
 
St. Cloud man accused of threatening 3 people with switchblade at party
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:14:23 -0500
St. Cloud man accused of threatening 3 people with switchblade at party

Dylan Sloan-Festler faces second-degree felony assault charges
      
 
 
Deaths
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 22:33:58 -0500
Deaths

Deaths reported Monday to the St. Cloud Times
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Monday, Dec. 10, 2018
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:03:58 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Monday, Dec. 10, 2018

Area scoreboard: Results for Monday, Dec. 10, 2018
      
 
 
2-Minute Drill: 4 Johnnies make AFCA's All-America lineup
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:33:57 -0500
2-Minute Drill: 4 Johnnies make AFCA's All-America lineup

2-Minute Drill: 4 Johnnies make AFCA's All-America lineup
      
 
 
December political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 08:16:01 -0500
December political cartoons from the USA TODAY Network

Gannett's cartoonists from across the country draw their takes on news and politics.
      
 
 
Do we really know what we are eating?
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:00:01 -0500
Do we really know what we are eating?

As our society moves further from the farm, a greater potential for misinformation grows.
      
 
 
Local crime is not an immigration problem
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:00:01 -0500
Local crime is not an immigration problem

I don’t have a new answer or remedy to lessen crime, but when you think about it, is the real problem with the border?
      
 
 
Domino's Pizza says you should expect a more inviting atmosphere, better parking downtown
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:48:17 -0500
Domino's Pizza says you should expect a more inviting atmosphere, better parking downtown

Renovations will begin after the first of the year and the move is expected to be completed by spring 2019.
      
 
 
Police end search for Waite Park woman after she contacts family
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:37:25 -0500
Police end search for Waite Park woman after she contacts family

She was reported missing late November. Police say she contacted her family and indicated she is safe
      
 
 
Police to hold community meeting about Level 3 offender moving to St. Cloud
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:28:33 -0500
Police to hold community meeting about Level 3 offender moving to St. Cloud

Joel Evan Greenough, 24, is moving into the vicinity of Fifth Avenue Southeast and Eighth Street Southeast in St. Cloud on Dec. 13.
      
 
 
Prep Sports Central: Updates and scores for Monday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 14
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 16:41:45 -0500
Prep Sports Central: Updates and scores for Monday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 14

Prep Sports Central: Updates and scores for Monday, Dec. 10 through Friday, Dec. 14
      
 
 
SJU advances in playoffs against Whitworth
Sat, 24 Nov 2018 17:42:53 -0500
SJU advances in playoffs against Whitworth

Johnnies win 45-24 to move to the next round
      
 
 
Mansion on the market: Plenty of space on Little Rock Lake
Fri, 23 Nov 2018 13:20:38 -0500
Mansion on the market: Plenty of space on Little Rock Lake

This home boasts not only 150 feet of shoreline on Little Rock Lake, but a one-acre wooded lot and an attached mother-in-law home.
      
 
 
SCSU skates against Bemidji State Saturday
Sat, 17 Nov 2018 20:55:15 -0500
SCSU skates against Bemidji State Saturday

No. 2 St. Coud State looks for weekend series sweep
      
 
 
Players, community pay respects to Gagliardi
Mon, 15 Oct 2018 16:54:22 -0400
Players, community pay respects to Gagliardi

About 1,500 people attended the Mass of Christian Burial for John Gagliardi on Monday at St. John's Abbey.
     
 
 
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck throws out 1st pass
Fri, 12 Oct 2018 23:26:24 -0400
Sister Mary Jo Sobieck throws out 1st pass

Sobieck gained fame after throwing out ceremonial 1st pitch before White Sox game. She called a sideline audible before completing a pass Friday
     
 
 
Poignant night for Behl family
Wed, 3 Oct 2018 00:14:29 -0400
Poignant night for Behl family

Madisen Behl (left) and her mom, Melissa Behl, talk about Madisen's cancer fight. She was diagnosed this summer with myelofibrosis, a rare form of leukemia.
     
 
 
18-year-old Waite Park man charged after crashing stolen car
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:59:56 -0500
18-year-old Waite Park man charged after crashing stolen car

Hassan Adam Abdi charged following an incident where he drove a car reported stolen and fled police before crashing the car into a retaining wall
      
 
 
St. Cloud man charged on suspicion of selling meth
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 14:29:39 -0500
St. Cloud man charged on suspicion of selling meth

Nicholas Duane Hutchins, 33, is charged with two felony counts on suspicion of selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant for investigators.
      
 
 
Think before you spit: At-home DNA kits can be fun, but can cause trouble
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:37:05 -0500
Think before you spit: At-home DNA kits can be fun, but can cause trouble

There are emotional, medical and privacy implications you should consider before sending your DNA in to be tested
      
 
 
Willmar man gets 3 years in prison for arsenal on property
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:24:55 -0500
Willmar man gets 3 years in prison for arsenal on property

A search by officers turned up 10 machine guns, two of them with obliterated serial numbers, three pipe bombs and three unregistered silencers.
      
 
 
Tensions run high at Minneapolis homeless camp on eve of move to city's tents
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 12:14:28 -0500
Tensions run high at Minneapolis homeless camp on eve of move to city's tents

Starting Tuesday, more than 200 people are expected to move to a "navigation center"
      
 
 
Cast your vote for the SCTimes Athlete of the Week
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:27:35 -0500
Cast your vote for the SCTimes Athlete of the Week

You determine the winner by voting in our online poll. Voting is open until 9 a.m. Tuesday. Look for the winner Thursday.
      
 
 
In Business: Kensington Bank acquires North American State Bank
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 09:35:42 -0500
In Business: Kensington Bank acquires North American State Bank

Wacker, Cruz appointed to Initiative Foundation Board of Trustees, Brenny Transportation and Brenny Specialized honored, Heartland Glass adds staff
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Sunday, December 9, 2018
Sun, 9 Dec 2018 21:00:43 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Sunday, December 9, 2018

Area scoreboard: Results for Sunday, December 9, 2018
      
 
 
What are the risks and benefits to at-home DNA tests?
Sun, 9 Dec 2018 20:37:49 -0500
What are the risks and benefits to at-home DNA tests?

The tests can tell people more about their ancestry and other traits, but experts warn consumers not to rely on them for critical medical information.
      
 
 
Frostbitten baby goat gets new back legs
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:03:14 -0500
Frostbitten baby goat gets new back legs

She lost her back legs as a newborn, but now this goat has the fanciest feet around.
      
 
 
5 held in Strasbourg Christmas market attack, gunman remains at large
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 05:48:16 -0500
5 held in Strasbourg Christmas market attack, gunman remains at large

Senior French official Laurent Nunez said the attacker - a former prison inmate who has been identified as a suspected extremist  - could have fled to nearby Germany.
      
 
 
St. John's faces Thomas More in the snow
Sat, 10 Nov 2018 18:21:27 -0500
St. John's faces Thomas More in the snow

Johnnies win 63-23 in regular season final
     
 
 
SCSU faces Denver Friday in St. Cloud
Fri, 9 Nov 2018 21:38:35 -0500
SCSU faces Denver Friday in St. Cloud

Conference rivals meet in first game of weekend series