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Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou released on bail in Canada
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:00:34 GMT
Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou released on bail in Canada

A Canadian court releases Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou on bail, as the US seeks her extradition.
Strasbourg shooting: Gunman at large after three killed and 12 injured
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:21:05 GMT
Strasbourg shooting: Gunman at large after three killed and 12 injured

The gunman opened fire near a Christmas market in the French city causing widespread panic.
Democrats and Trump row in Oval Office
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:22:35 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.
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.
Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville driver
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:30:09 GMT
Jury recommends life in prison for Charlottesville driver

Jurors recommend a life sentence for the man convicted of killing a woman at last year's alt-right rally.
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.
Michael Kovrig: Canadian ex-diplomat 'held in China'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:42:38 GMT
Michael Kovrig: Canadian ex-diplomat 'held in China'

Reports of Michael Kovrig's arrest come days after a top Huawei executive was detained in Canada.
Brazil shooting: Five dead as gunman opens fire in cathedral
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:50:54 GMT
Brazil shooting: Five dead as gunman opens fire in cathedral

A Mass was being held in the cathedral in Campinas when the attack happened.
China to 'cut US car tariff to 15%'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:38:28 GMT
China to 'cut US car tariff to 15%'

The reported proposal would make tariffs on US cars the same as those from other countries.
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.
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.
Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018 recognises journalists
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:14:45 GMT
Time Magazine Person of the Year 2018 recognises journalists

Jamal Khashoggi and others "in pursuit of greater truths" are named Time's Person of the Year.
Strasbourg shooting: 'I heard gunshots'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:42:58 GMT
Strasbourg shooting: 'I heard gunshots'

Two people have been killed and 10 others wounded in a shooting in the eastern French city of Strasbourg, officials say.
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.
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.
Video shows NYPD grabbing child from mum
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:55:08 GMT
Video shows NYPD grabbing child from mum

Police are investigating an incident in which officers grabbed a baby from a mother during her arrest.
Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan on Queen Elizabeth film
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:04:20 GMT
Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan on Queen Elizabeth film

Margot Robbie has revealed that she felt she wasn't the right actress for the role of Queen Elizabeth I.
'Chuck and Nancy' spar with president over 'Trump shutdown'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:58:49 GMT
'Chuck and Nancy' spar with president over 'Trump shutdown'

The president and Democratic leaders clash over border wall funding in a feisty Oval Office meeting.
African pro-wrestler Cindi Gold: I'm forging a path for other black women
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 02:29:14 GMT
African pro-wrestler Cindi Gold: I'm forging a path for other black women

Cindi Gold says she's carving a path for other black women to join Africa's pro-wrestling scene.
Zomato India driver sacked after eating customer's takeaway
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:22:33 GMT
Zomato India driver sacked after eating customer's takeaway

A Zomato delivery driver was filmed eating food meant for customers and resealing the boxes in India.
Mystery of Germany's festive gold bar donations
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:18:26 GMT
Mystery of Germany's festive gold bar donations

Three associations in a small town receive anonymous donations of gold bars on Saint Nicholas Day.
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.
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?
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.
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 exec facing extradition to the US will surrender her passports and pay for a 24/7 security detail as she awaits a hearing in Canada
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:08:27 GMT
The exec facing extradition to the US will surrender her passports and pay for a 24/7 security detail as she awaits a hearing 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.
How Huawei's CFO ended up in a jail in Canada
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 17:13:14 GMT
How Huawei's CFO ended up in a jail in Canada

For months, American law enforcement officials wanted to arrest Meng Wanzhou, the CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei, but she remained outside of their grasp.
Why the arrest of Huawei's CFO matters
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 17:06:11 GMT
Why the arrest of Huawei's CFO matters

Meng Wanzhou, the chief financial officer of Chinese tech giant Huawei, has been arrested in Canada. She faces extradition to the United States.
Erin Burnett presses Trump official on arrest
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:22:14 GMT
Erin Burnett presses Trump official on arrest

CNN's Erin Burnett speaks with President Trump's trade adviser Peter Navarro about the arrest of Meng Wanzhou, CFO of Chinese tech giant Huawei Technologies.
Million-dollar homes and a battle against cancer: What court papers reveal about jailed CFO
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 11:05:35 GMT
Million-dollar homes and a battle against cancer: What court papers reveal about 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.
Chinese companies are threatening to punish employees caught using Apple products
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 13:07:36 GMT
Chinese companies are threatening to punish employees caught using Apple products

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.
Trump expresses openness to using Huawei CFO as bargaining chip in China trade talks
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:33:56 GMT
Trump expresses openness to using Huawei CFO as bargaining chip in China trade talks

President Donald Trump said Tuesday his administration is open to using the arrest of Huawei chief financial officer Meng Wanzhou as a bargaining chip in ongoing trade negotiations with China.
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.
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.
Pelosi questions Trump's manhood, compares him to skunk after wall meeting
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:25:33 GMT
Pelosi questions Trump's manhood, compares him to skunk after wall meeting

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.
Trump brags to Dems that Mexico will still pay for border wall
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:29:29 GMT
Trump brags to Dems that Mexico will still pay for border wall

President Donald Trump told top Democrats on Tuesday that Mexico would be paying for his southern border wall, thanks to his recently signed United States, Mexico and Canada Agreement, according to a recounting of the meeting by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi.
Trump administration hid a report showing that banks charged students high fees
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:49:26 GMT
Trump administration hid a report showing that banks charged students high fees

For months, the Trump administration hid a report showing that banks charged high fees to college students who opened accounts and held debit cards -- and that Wells Fargo charged more on average than any other financial institution.
All of the 31 top Democrats vying for president in 2020
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:37:46 GMT
All of the 31 top Democrats vying for president in 2020

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.
Kellyanne Conway says Ocasio-Cortez 'doesn't seem to know much about anything'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:21:07 GMT
Kellyanne Conway says Ocasio-Cortez 'doesn't seem to know much about anything'

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway took a shot Tuesday at Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, saying the incoming lawmaker "doesn't seem to know much about anything."
Opinion: Ocasio-Cortez's great idea
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:19:10 GMT
Opinion: 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.
Ex-Baylor frat president indicted on 4 counts of sexual assault won't go to prison
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:35:57 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.
2 dead in shooting in French city of Strasbourg and shooter is still at large
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:25:12 GMT
2 dead in shooting in French city of Strasbourg and shooter is still at large

Several people are injured after gunshots were fired in the center of the northeastern French city of Strasbourg on Tuesday evening, a national police spokesperson told CNN.
Animal attacks cost us more than $1 billion a year, and they're becoming more common
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:30:11 GMT
Animal attacks cost us more than $1 billion a year, and they're becoming more common

Animal-related injuries lead to health care costs of more than $1 billion a year in the United States, according to a new study -- and they're happening more often.
Panel gets heated over border wall
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:26:36 GMT
Panel gets heated over border wall

Panelists spar over President Trump's meeting with Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY).
FDA warns consumers about e-cigarette liquids that contain erectile dysfunction drugs
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:28:06 GMT
FDA warns consumers about e-cigarette liquids that contain erectile dysfunction drugs

Consumers, especially men, should not purchase or use two e-cigarette liquids that contain popular erectile dysfunction drugs, the Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday.
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.
Columbia investigating student who verbally accosted students about white superiority
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:45:11 GMT
Columbia investigating student who verbally accosted students about white superiority

Columbia University is investigating an incident in which a white sophomore was caught on video berating a group of students about the superiority of the white race, the school says.
Man uses cast on his arm to get into a house and save neighbor from fire
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:56:27 GMT
Man uses cast on his arm to get into a house and save neighbor from fire

A man with a broken arm proved not all heroes wear capes. Sometimes they wear casts.
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.
After his best friend died, a 12-year-old boy raised $2,500 to pay for the headstone
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:04:48 GMT
After his best friend died, a 12-year-old boy raised $2,500 to pay for the headstone

When Kaleb Klakulak started second grade in Warren, Michigan, he was the new kid in town. His parents had just divorced, and Kaleb was shy and didn't easily make friends.
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.
Time Person of the Year: 'The Guardians and the War on Truth'
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 14:56:52 GMT
Time Person of the Year: 'The Guardians and 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 mocks White House job search
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:31:04 GMT
Late night mocks White House job search

Late-night hosts jumped on the chance to offer their ideas for who should replace White House chief of staff John Kelly, who is leaving his position at the end of the year.
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.
'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."
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.
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.
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.
Boeing launches business jet capable of world's longest flight
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:19:42 GMT
Boeing launches business jet capable of world's longest flight

Boeing has unveiled its newest line of business jets, which the company says will allow VIP travelers to fly non-stop between "any two cities on earth."
You can use your face as ID for flights
Thu, 06 Dec 2018 13:24:31 GMT
You can use your face as ID for flights

Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and Delta Air Lines have opened the nation's first curb-to-gate facial biometrics terminal. See how it works.
US airport opens first fully biometric terminal
Mon, 03 Dec 2018 20:35:38 GMT
US airport opens first fully biometric terminal

What if you could simply look at a screen for two seconds and check in for your flight?
Beijing Daxing: The world's next largest airport?
Fri, 07 Dec 2018 00:12:54 GMT
Beijing Daxing: The world's next largest airport?

100 million passengers and 4 million tons of cargo could eventually pass through this airport each year.
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.
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.
The beef with beef
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:24:35 GMT
The beef with beef

Beef isn't good for the planet. But you probably knew that already.
Schwarzenegger: How I fought my way back to fitness
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 22:30:52 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.
Man gives town 7-foot middle finger, and they can't remove it
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:40:41 GMT
Man gives town 7-foot middle finger, and they can't remove it

A man in Westford, Vermont, pokes his town with a 7-foot upraised middle finger. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports that it has become a selfie magnet.
'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.
'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.
Fear a bear market? Here's where to invest
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:46:49 GMT
Fear a bear market? Here's where to invest

I want to put some money into alternative investments, but I'm not sure where to begin. What's the safest alternative for an average investor?
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.
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.
Giant collisions shaking the cosmos
Sat, 08 Dec 2018 22:21:02 GMT
Giant collisions shaking the cosmos

In 1608, the German-Dutch lensmaker Hans Lippershey became the first person to apply for a patent for what we now call the telescope. By combining two lenses, he found that he could make distant objects appear closer than they are. While some lauded the invention for its military applications, Italian astronomer Galileo Galilei turned the telescope to the heavens and opened a new eye on the cosmos. His observations overturned the existing astronomical beliefs of his time.
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.
Democrat: Trump has abused his power
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:43:59 GMT
Democrat: Trump has abused his power

In an interview with CNN's Jim Sciutto, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) says President Donald Trump has abused his power and that he believes Trump obstructed the Russia investigation.
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.
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.
Department of Education reorganization set for January
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:28:24 GMT
Department of Education reorganization set for January

The Department of Education has finalized a reorganization plan that has at times drawn the ire of Congress and agency officials, according to an internal email obtained by CNN and confirmed by an agency spokeswoman.
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.
On border security, Pelosi and Schumer play politics while Trump fights to protect us
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:34:38 GMT
On border security, Pelosi and Schumer play politics while Trump fights to protect us

President Trump wants border security to keep us safe, while Democrats Pelosi and Schumer want to score political points.
Kevin McCarthy worried about Google’s next steps in China
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:25:10 GMT
Kevin McCarthy worried about Google’s next steps in China

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., spoke to Fox News about his biggest concerns with the future of Google after the search giant's CEO sparred with lawmakers at a hearing.
Jason Mraz sings to patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:22:54 GMT
Jason Mraz sings to patients at St. Louis Children’s Hospital

A Missouri children’s hospital on Tuesday revealed that an unlikely visitor stopped by for a visit.
Former Baylor frat president accused of rape avoids prison in plea deal
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:57:54 GMT
Former Baylor frat president accused of rape avoids prison in plea deal

In a case with echoes of the furor involving a Stanford University swimmer two years ago, advocates for sex-crime victims say the plea bargain that enabled a former Baylor University fraternity president to stay out of jail is another failure by the legal system.
Ex-Bloomberg LP executive among those arrested in fraud case
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:50:36 GMT
Ex-Bloomberg LP executive among those arrested in fraud case

A former Bloomberg LP executive is among 13 people charged Tuesday in a pay-to-play scheme involving construction work at two of the company's Manhattan offices.
Trump administration files Supreme Court appeal after Ninth Circuit ruling halting new asylum policy
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:44:50 GMT
Trump administration files Supreme Court appeal after Ninth Circuit ruling halting new asylum policy

The Trump administration on Tuesday formally asked the Supreme Court to block a nationwide ban on the administration's new asylum policy that was unilaterally instituted by a Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals judge last month.
Trump administration prepares major rollback of Obama-era water rules
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:35:31 GMT
Trump administration prepares major rollback of Obama-era water rules

The Trump administration on Tuesday took some of the final steps to end an Obama-era policy that placed thousands of miles of waterways under federal regulation, clearing the way for new economic development even as environmental activists promise legal challenges.
Explorer who spotted Titanic says his mission was plot to trick Russia
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:35:26 GMT
Explorer who spotted Titanic says his mission was plot to trick Russia

Robert Ballard, the man who found the remains of the Titanic, said in a recent report that his discovery was part of a "top secret" deal made with the U.S. Navy in order to help elude Russia in the 1980s.
Milo Ventimiglia reveals he 'couldn’t get a job' for 'one entire year' after ‘Heroes’
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:32:36 GMT
Milo Ventimiglia reveals he 'couldn’t get a job' for 'one entire year' after ‘Heroes’

Milo Ventimiglia almost quit the acting business when he couldn’t get a job for a year.
Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:07:22 GMT
Michelle Obama surprises Detroit students at Motown Museum

Michelle Obama surprised a group of Detroit college students, walking in as the young men of color took part in a roundtable discussion on education at the Motown Museum.
More than 3,000 illegals caught in one day: DHS - Washington Times
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:36:37 GMT
More than 3,000 illegals caught in one day: DHS - Washington Times

More than 3,000 illegals caught in one day: DHS  Washington Times

The government snared more than 3000 illegal immigrants in just one day last week, the administration's top border official told Congress on Tuesday, saying ...

Wild ride to nowhere: US stocks rise, fall and repeat - The Associated Press
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:56:22 GMT
Wild ride to nowhere: US stocks rise, fall and repeat - The Associated Press

Wild ride to nowhere: US stocks rise, fall and repeat  The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks careened between big gains and modest losses on Tuesday before indexes ended the day mixed, the latest dizzying run for a ...

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Apple Watch, Google Pixel 3, Amazon Fire TV: Talking Tech's 10 favorite gadgets of 2018 - USA TODAY
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:03:00 GMT
Apple Watch, Google Pixel 3, Amazon Fire TV: Talking Tech's 10 favorite gadgets of 2018 - USA TODAY

Apple Watch, Google Pixel 3, Amazon Fire TV: Talking Tech's 10 favorite gadgets of 2018  USA TODAY

It's time, once again, for our annual picks for the top 10 favorite tech gadgets of 2018. First a quick caveat. We didn't see every product released — but we did ...

Many diabetics needlessly test blood sugar at home - NBCNews.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:03:00 GMT
Many diabetics needlessly test blood sugar at home - NBCNews.com

Many diabetics needlessly test blood sugar at home  NBCNews.com

People with Type 2 diabetes whose illness is well controlled do not need to prick their fingers many times a day, yet 1 in 7 people are doing so, a study says.

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More than 3,000 illegals caught in one day: DHS - Washington Times
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:36:37 GMT
More than 3,000 illegals caught in one day: DHS - Washington Times

More than 3,000 illegals caught in one day: DHS  Washington Times

The government snared more than 3000 illegal immigrants in just one day last week, the administration's top border official told Congress on Tuesday, saying ...

Wild ride to nowhere: US stocks rise, fall and repeat - The Associated Press
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 21:56:22 GMT
Wild ride to nowhere: US stocks rise, fall and repeat - The Associated Press

Wild ride to nowhere: US stocks rise, fall and repeat  The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks careened between big gains and modest losses on Tuesday before indexes ended the day mixed, the latest dizzying run for a ...

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Apple Watch, Google Pixel 3, Amazon Fire TV: Talking Tech's 10 favorite gadgets of 2018 - USA TODAY
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:03:00 GMT
Apple Watch, Google Pixel 3, Amazon Fire TV: Talking Tech's 10 favorite gadgets of 2018 - USA TODAY

Apple Watch, Google Pixel 3, Amazon Fire TV: Talking Tech's 10 favorite gadgets of 2018  USA TODAY

It's time, once again, for our annual picks for the top 10 favorite tech gadgets of 2018. First a quick caveat. We didn't see every product released — but we did ...

Many diabetics needlessly test blood sugar at home - NBCNews.com
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:03:00 GMT
Many diabetics needlessly test blood sugar at home - NBCNews.com

Many diabetics needlessly test blood sugar at home  NBCNews.com

People with Type 2 diabetes whose illness is well controlled do not need to prick their fingers many times a day, yet 1 in 7 people are doing so, a study says.

View full coverage on Google News
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
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:47:05 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.
Marriott Data Breach Is Traced to Chinese Hackers as U.S. Readies Crackdown on Beijing
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:10:52 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 01:16:57 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.
Former Canadian Diplomat Disappears in China, Adding to Tensions
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:50:19 GMT
Former Canadian Diplomat Disappears in China, Adding to Tensions

Michael Kovrig vanished less than a week after Canada announced the arrest of a senior Chinese tech executive, Meng Wanzhou.
Trump’s Judicial Nominees Take Heat but Largely Keep Marching Through Senate
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:19:03 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.
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.
At Least 2 Dead After Shooting in Strasbourg, French Officials Say
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:34:58 GMT
At Least 2 Dead After Shooting in Strasbourg, French Officials Say

Officials said that 12 people were wounded and that they had identified the gunman. The Interior Ministry urged people to stay home and away from the “serious event.”
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.
Macron’s Proposal to Mollify Yellow Vest Protesters Fails to Impress
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:40:21 GMT
Macron’s Proposal to Mollify Yellow Vest Protesters Fails to Impress

The economic problems of the working poor and middle classes will be largely unaffected by the plan of President Emmanuel Macron to raise the minimum wage and exempt some income from taxes.
Google’s Pichai Faces Privacy and Bias Questions in Congress
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:29:46 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 01:15:49 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.
Immigration, China Trade, Arctic Warming: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:12:56 GMT
Immigration, China Trade, Arctic Warming: Your Tuesday Evening Briefing

Here’s what you need to know at the end of the day.
Asia and Australia Edition: Trump, Huawei, Person of the Year: Your Wednesday Briefing
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:17:26 GMT
The Chuck and Nancy and Donald Show
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:41:04 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.
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 00:10:15 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 00:45:48 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?
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.
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.
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.
Warming in Arctic Raises Fears of a ‘Rapid Unraveling’ of the Region
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 18:06:24 GMT
Warming in Arctic Raises Fears of a ‘Rapid Unraveling’ of the Region

The Arctic has been warmer in the last five years than at any time since records began in 1900, a report from a United States scientific agency found.
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.
Charges Dropped Against Brooklyn Mother Who Had Baby Ripped from Her Arms by Police
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:56:18 GMT
Charges Dropped Against Brooklyn Mother Who Had Baby Ripped from Her Arms by Police

A State Supreme Court judge in Brooklyn ordered the woman’s release after an online video showing the police yanking an infant from the woman’s arms sparked an outcry.
‘I Just Love White Men’: White Man Aims Racist Rant at Columbia Students of Color
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 23:31:15 GMT
‘I Just Love White Men’: White Man Aims Racist Rant at Columbia Students of Color

In a video posted to Twitter, a young man identified as a student yelled white supremacist remarks on campus early Sunday morning.
It Could Be the Age of the Chicken, Geologically
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 00:32:07 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.
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
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 16:55:21 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.
After the Earthquake, Anchorage Goes Back to School
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 19:46:58 GMT
After the Earthquake, Anchorage Goes Back to School

Some 48,000 students returned to class this week for the first time since the earthquake. Even before the quake, the school system had wrestled with tumult.
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.
MIND: Can We Really Inherit Trauma?
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 18:49:11 GMT
MIND: Can We Really Inherit Trauma?

Headlines suggest that the epigenetic marks of trauma can be passed from one generation to the next. But the evidence, at least in humans, is circumstantial at best.
The New Health Care: How to Cut U.S. Drug Prices: Experts Weigh In
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:13:13 GMT
The New Health Care: How to Cut U.S. Drug Prices: Experts Weigh In

A look at policies and possible trade-offs, including the risk of hampering innovation.
The Checkup: Why Is Children’s Masturbation Such a Secret?
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 10:00:06 GMT
The Checkup: Why Is Children’s Masturbation Such a Secret?

Parents and children have questions, but there is surprisingly little guidance available in the pediatric literature.
Times Insider: How Two Times Reporters Covered the Hunt for Oil in Alaska
Mon, 10 Dec 2018 03:07:03 GMT
Times Insider: How Two Times Reporters Covered the Hunt for Oil in Alaska

The investigative reporter Steve Eder and the climate reporter Henry Fountain teamed up to examine how the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge went from off-limits to open for business.
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.
      
 
 
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
      
 
 
Four dead, 11 wounded in suspected terror attack near famed Christmas market in France
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:27:40 -0500
Four dead, 11 wounded in suspected terror attack near famed Christmas market in France

Four 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.
      
 
 
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
      
 
 
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.
      
 
 
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
      
 
 
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!)
      
 
 
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
      
 
 
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
      
 
 
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.
      
 
 
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
      
 
 
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.
      
 
 
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.
     
 
 
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.
      
 
 
Woman hit by car Saturday night on University Street, taken to hospital with injuries
Sun, 9 Dec 2018 17:02:05 -0500
Woman hit by car Saturday night on University Street, taken to hospital with injuries

Daphne Munlynn Chen, 20, was taken to the hospital after being hit by a car in a roundabout at about 8:55 p.m. Saturday.
      
 
 
Rescue pets of the week: Penelope and Rogue
Sun, 9 Dec 2018 16:40:02 -0500
Rescue pets of the week: Penelope and Rogue

Rescue pets of the week: Penelope and Rogue
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Saturday, December 8, 2018
Sat, 8 Dec 2018 22:39:31 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Saturday, December 8, 2018

Area scoreboard: Results for Saturday, December 8, 2018
      
 
 
Central Minnesota prep star performances for Saturday, Dec. 8 through Friday, Dec. 14
Sat, 8 Dec 2018 22:38:32 -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
      
 
 
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.
      
 
 
Former Baylor fraternity president gets no prison time in plea deal on rape charges
Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:37:55 -0500
Former Baylor fraternity president gets no prison time in plea deal on rape charges

Jacob Anderson, now 24, received three years probation, a $400 fine and mandatory counseling but won't be required to register as a sex offender.
      
 
 
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
     
 
 
Mansion on the market: Relaxed atmosphere on Rum River
Thu, 8 Nov 2018 20:51:30 -0500
Mansion on the market: Relaxed atmosphere on Rum River

The expansive front porch of this more than 5,200-square-foot home beckons family and friends to stop and relax for a while.
     
 
 
Cathedral competes in first state tournament volleyball matchup
Thu, 8 Nov 2018 20:21:57 -0500
Cathedral competes in first state tournament volleyball matchup

Crusaders face Kasson-Mantorville in Class 2A quarterfinals in St. Paul
     
 
 
St. Cloud area election voting
Wed, 7 Nov 2018 00:13:01 -0500
St. Cloud area election voting

election voting around the St. Cloud area.