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Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:59:14 GMT
Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

The fire spread quickly in the tightly-packed, centuries-old area of the Bangladeshi capital.
India Catholic Cardinal Oswald Gracias ‘failed abuse victims’
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:20:20 GMT
India Catholic Cardinal Oswald Gracias ‘failed abuse victims’

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the Archbishop of Mumbai, did not tell police of a child abuse allegation.
Israel's Beresheet robot sets its sights on the Moon
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:37:36 GMT
Israel's Beresheet robot sets its sights on the Moon

The Beresheet robot is a privately funded venture that aims to land and hop across the lunar surface.
Pope Francis: Concrete action needed against child abuse at Church
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:39:44 GMT
Pope Francis: Concrete action needed against child abuse at Church

The world wants more than condemnations, the Pope tells a summit on child sexual abuse at the Church.
US Coast Guard officer Hasson 'planned terror attack'
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:50:57 GMT
US Coast Guard officer Hasson 'planned terror attack'

The white nationalist planned to "murder civilians on a scale rarely seen" in the US, prosecutors say.
Hoda Muthana: Trump says IS woman barred from US return
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:24:36 GMT
Hoda Muthana: Trump says IS woman barred from US return

Hoda Muthana, who was born in the US, regrets her actions and wants to return, her lawyer says.
Macron announces crackdown on anti-Semitism in France
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:40:56 GMT
Macron announces crackdown on anti-Semitism in France

France's president says that attacks seem to be at their worst level since World War Two.
Jussie Smollett charged with filing a false report - police
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:20:26 GMT
Jussie Smollett charged with filing a false report - police

US police intend to arrest Empire star Jussie Smollett, who had said he suffered a homophobic attack.
Ana Brnabic: Gay partner of Serbian PM gives birth
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:45:56 GMT
Ana Brnabic: Gay partner of Serbian PM gives birth

Her partner, a doctor, has a baby boy in what the PM's office says is a first for a world leader.
Julie Bishop: Ex-contender for Australian PM to leave politics
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:31:55 GMT
Julie Bishop: Ex-contender for Australian PM to leave politics

Julie Bishop has been the highest-ranking woman to serve in the two-term government.
Islamic State group: Civilians evacuated from last Syria enclave
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:16:49 GMT
Islamic State group: Civilians evacuated from last Syria enclave

The last of the group's militants are said to be "entrenched inside" as hundreds of civilians leave.
Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:00:52 GMT
Nestle and Epic pull YouTube ads over abuse claims

Several big firms pull ads after they appear next to sexualised comments left on children's videos.
Barack Obama: 'You don't need eight women around you twerking'
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:04:23 GMT
Barack Obama: 'You don't need eight women around you twerking'

Former US President Barack Obama gives his advice to young men at an event for his foundation.
Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:07:33 GMT
Bangladesh fire: Blaze kills dozens in Dhaka historic district

Dozens have been killed by a blaze which spread through an ancient district of the capital.
First Vatican summit on child sex abuse
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:15:50 GMT
First Vatican summit on child sex abuse

Catholic bishops are meeting to discuss the church's response to the sexual abuse of children by clerics.
Come From Away: Beverley Bass inspires new musical set on 9/11
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:18:48 GMT
Come From Away: Beverley Bass inspires new musical set on 9/11

Beverley Bass was ordered to divert a trans-Atlantic flight during the events of 9/11.
The toxic legacy of the Vietnam War
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:58:40 GMT
The toxic legacy of the Vietnam War

How millions suffered from exposure to toxic chemicals sprayed by US forces during the Vietnam war
'Super snow moon' lights up the skies
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:21:21 GMT
'Super snow moon' lights up the skies

The biggest and brightest supermoon of 2019 was observed around the world.
From slums to stardom: How young star's life has changed
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:15:47 GMT
From slums to stardom: How young star's life has changed

From Beirut's slums to Norway, Oscar-nominated film Capernaum changed its star's life dramatically.
EuroMillions: Family syndicate wins 175m euros jackpot
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:42:32 GMT
EuroMillions: Family syndicate wins 175m euros jackpot

The National Lottery says someone called and gave the unique serial number on the winning ticket.
Camp Fire: Dog missing from Paradise wildfire found after 101 days
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:01:42 GMT
Camp Fire: Dog missing from Paradise wildfire found after 101 days

Kingston jumped out of his family's truck as they were fleeing a deadly wildfire in town of Paradise.
Turkmen police stop women drivers
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:04:43 GMT
Turkmen police stop women drivers

Turkmen police are taking away women's driving licences in the capital Ashgabat.
Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 15:22:26 GMT
Crowdfunding campaign for Russian air bear

A Russian aerodrome is raising money online for the upkeep of its resident bear.
Fijians fume at India land swap
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 16:48:09 GMT
Fijians fume at India land swap

Suva residents question moves to allow a diplomatic mission to be built in a botanical gardens.
US election 2020: Which Democrat will take on Trump in 2020?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:23:42 GMT
US election 2020: Which Democrat will take on Trump in 2020?

Bernie Sanders has joined the race to stop Donald Trump from being re-elected. But who else has a shot at becoming the next president?
‘The hangman was too tired to hang me – three times’
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:00:44 GMT
‘The hangman was too tired to hang me – three times’

On death row in Malawi, Byson Kaula was nearly executed three times - but the hangman always stopped work before it was his turn.
Drag queen story hour in America's Bible Belt
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:58:34 GMT
Drag queen story hour in America's Bible Belt

Events where drag queens read to children are established in liberal cities, but they are moving to rural conservative America.
The bakeries of Bamako in Mali
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:59:15 GMT
The bakeries of Bamako in Mali

Photographer Annie Risemberg documents the French bread bakeries that are ubiquitous in Bamako. Mali.
Jan Kuciak: Marches in memory of murdered Slovakia journalist
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:02:50 GMT
Jan Kuciak: Marches in memory of murdered Slovakia journalist

A year after the targeted killing of journalist Jan Kuciak, marches are planned across Slovakia.
Will Senegal be bowled over by big projects?
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:03:47 GMT
Will Senegal be bowled over by big projects?

Can a big new bridge, train and museum convince Senegal to vote for Macky Sall as president again?
Uighur Australian's plea to 'save' his family in China
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:42:43 GMT
Uighur Australian's plea to 'save' his family in China

The man fears that his wife will be detained in China, meaning he may never meet his son.
The report may come as early as next week, and it could set off a massive legal battle over access
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:17:17 GMT
The report may come as early as next week, and it could set off a massive legal battle over access

Robert Mueller's report could land within days, yet rather than offering definitive answers, his hotly anticipated filing might only ignite a new controversy -- over how much of the special counsel's conclusions most Americans get to see.
Lawmaker: Country deserves to know if Trump is a crook
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:17:32 GMT
Lawmaker: Country deserves to know if Trump is a crook

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-TN), a member of the House Judiciary Committee, talks to CNN's Don Lemon about the possible release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation, which could come as early as next week, sources familiar with the plans say.
Analysis: Conway kind of threatened report might never come out
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:07:26 GMT
Analysis: Conway kind of threatened report might never come out

At the very end of a decidedly contentious interview between CNN's Chris Cuomo and White House senior adviser Kellyanne Conway on Tuesday night, Conway said something regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election that should raise every eyebrow you have (which should only be two).
Jake Tapper says this is the first question report could answer
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:39:07 GMT
Jake Tapper says this is the first question report could answer

After almost two years, CNN has learned the new Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce the completion of the long-awaited Mueller report, according to sources familiar with the plans. CNN's Jake Tapper lays out the questions he hopes the report will answer.
Andrew McCabe: 'It's possible' Trump is a Russian asset
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:00:50 GMT
Andrew McCabe: 'It's possible' Trump is a Russian asset

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday it is possible President Donald Trump is a Russian asset.
Opinion: Trump's outrageous effort to undermine his investigators
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:51:19 GMT
Opinion: Trump's outrageous effort to undermine his investigators

How many will be corrupted, plead guilty, endure convictions, or be sent to prison before the legal and political systems end the slow-motion national tragedy that is the Trump administration?
Analysis: What if the Mueller report changes nothing?
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:28:15 GMT
Analysis: What if the Mueller report changes nothing?

Thanks to CNN reporting, we now know that Attorney General Bill Barr is readying to receive special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russian interference in the 2016 election -- and the possibility of collusion with Donald Trump's campaign -- as soon as next week.
Erin Burnett: No matter your politics, 'hoax' claim is false
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:37:41 GMT
Erin Burnett: No matter your politics, 'hoax' claim is false

Attorney General Bill Barr is preparing to announce the completion of the Mueller investigation as early as next week, according to people familiar with the plans. CNN's Erin Burnett takes a closer look.
Pelosi urges members of Congress to back resolution ending national emergency
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:49:27 GMT
Pelosi urges members of Congress to back resolution ending national emergency

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi urged members of Congress Wednesday to back a resolution halting the national emergency declared by President Donald Trump to fund a border wall.
Coast Guard officer allegedly wanted to conduct a mass killing, had high-profile hit list
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:43:50 GMT
Coast Guard officer allegedly wanted to conduct a mass killing, had high-profile hit list

A Coast Guard lieutenant arrested last Friday on gun and drug charges allegedly wanted to conduct a mass killing.
White House braces for shakeup after Trump privately complains about Coats
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:05:57 GMT
White House braces for shakeup after Trump privately complains about Coats

White House officials have begun to have preliminary discussions about replacing Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats amid concerns that President Donald Trump may soon dismiss him, two senior administration officials told CNN, despite the President's public denial he's considering the move.
New York Times calls Trump's 'enemy of the people' attack 'false' and 'dangerous'
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:53:45 GMT
New York Times calls Trump's 'enemy of the people' attack 'false' and 'dangerous'

Several members of the media were shoved and assaulted at President Trump's campaign rally in El Paso, Texas, last week.
Reporter: Trump's tweet is a lie
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:40:07 GMT
Reporter: Trump's tweet is a lie

CNN's New Day talks to Maggie Haberman, one of the New York Times reporters who broke the story about the President's interactions with Attorney General Matthew Whitaker and officials concerning the investigations into the Trump White House.
Groups seek restraining order to block Trump asylum policy
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:03:54 GMT
Groups seek restraining order to block Trump asylum policy

A coalition of immigrant advocacy groups is asking a federal judge for a restraining order that would block the Trump administration from forcing asylum seekers to stay in Mexico while their cases make their way through US immigration courts.
Van Jones: I've never seen anything like Bernie Sanders
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:50:50 GMT
Van Jones: I've never seen anything like Bernie Sanders

After Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders raised nearly $6 million in campaign funding over 24 hours, CNN's Van Jones discusses with Brooke Baldwin whether the money equates to real support for Sanders.
Analysis: How 'weak' a 2020 candidate is Donald Trump, really?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:39:12 GMT
Analysis: How 'weak' a 2020 candidate is Donald Trump, really?

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan is thinking about challenging President Donald Trump in the 2020 Republican presidential primary for one simple reason: He's not sure Trump can actually win a second term.
Actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:06:54 GMT
Actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge for allegedly filing a false police report

"Empire" actor Jussie Smollett faces a felony charge of disorderly conduct for allegedly filing a false report claiming two men attacked him last month, a Chicago Police Department spokesman tweeted Wednesday night.
Don Lemon: Conservative media will 'eat Smollett's lunch'
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:31:03 GMT
Don Lemon: Conservative media will 'eat Smollett's lunch'

CNN's Don Lemon weighs in on the Jussie Smollett case and the "Empire" actor's interview on "Good Morning America."
Video is believed to show the last images of Shanann Watts before her death
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:32:49 GMT
Video is believed to show the last images of Shanann Watts before her death

It's 1:48 a.m. and a pregnant Shanann Watts is arriving home from a business trip to Phoenix.
Nestle and other brands pull YouTube ads over child exploitation fears
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:47:47 GMT
Nestle and other brands pull YouTube ads over child exploitation fears

Nestle and other major companies have pulled their ads from YouTube after a video blogger raised concerns that pedophiles were using the platform to trade information and draw attention to clips of young girls.
School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing with 12 students aboard
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:13:29 GMT
School bus driver revived with Narcan after crashing with 12 students aboard

A school bus driver was arrested after she overdosed while driving and crashed into a tree, Newark police said.
Student's saucy remark to Gillibrand goes viral
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:27:09 GMT
Student's saucy remark to Gillibrand goes viral

"Ranch Girl" speaks about her love for ranch dressing. CNN's Jeanne Moos reports on how politics and dressing mix.
Saudi crown prince gifted golden gun
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:09:25 GMT
Saudi crown prince gifted golden gun

It's not unusual for dignitaries to receive gifts during visits to foreign countries -- perhaps a Cuban cigar or a bottle of French wine.
At least 70 dead in Bangladesh fire
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:46:41 GMT
At least 70 dead in Bangladesh fire

At least 70 people have been killed after a fire tore through apartment buildings in a historic part of the Bangladesh capital Dhaka, the latest such deadly blaze in the south Asian nation.
Teen's 50-foot fall leaves imprint on ground
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:40:23 GMT
Teen's 50-foot fall leaves imprint on ground

A teen fell more than four stories to the ground after he was attempting to take a selfie with his friends on a bridge in Dallas.
Americans detained in Haiti have returned to the US, newspaper reports
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:38:04 GMT
Americans detained in Haiti have returned to the US, newspaper reports

A group of Americans detained in Haiti and accused of being "terrorists" by the country's leader have returned to the United States, according to the Miami Herald.
Desperate and alone, Saudi sisters risk everything to flee oppression
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:16:51 GMT
Desperate and alone, Saudi sisters risk everything to flee oppression

The night they fled, Reem and Rawan didn't dare sleep.
See killer whale bump scientist's camera
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:11:39 GMT
See killer whale bump scientist's camera

Regina Eisert was studying the eating habits of Type-C killer whales when one of those whales came up close to show her something.
$375,000 price leads disabled mom to ration meds
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:37:18 GMT
$375,000 price leads disabled mom to ration meds

Bhanu Patel couldn't believe the news. The cost of the medication that allows her to move -- the one that enabled her to walk stairs again -- shot up to $375,000.
'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:48:12 GMT
'Lava waterfall' reappears at Yosemite

Photographers in Yosemite National Park encountered the natural phenomenon known as "firefall" where lava appears to be flowing over a cliff at sunset.
Historic Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse begins
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:56:54 GMT
Historic Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse begins

Pope Francis began an unprecedented summit in Rome to confront the Catholic Church's clergy abuse scandal by saying that Catholics are not looking for simple condemnation, but concrete actions.
Clergy abuse survivors meet with Catholic leaders ahead of key Vatican summit
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:42:12 GMT
Clergy abuse survivors meet with Catholic leaders ahead of key Vatican summit

Organizers of a key Vatican summit on clergy sexual abuse met with abuse survivors from around the world on Wednesday, saying afterward that the meeting will help them "better understand the gravity and urgency of the difficulties" church leaders will face during the four-day summit.
They say they were sexually abused by priests, then silenced. Now they're speaking out
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:44:07 GMT
The Catholic Church abuse scandal explained
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:38:15 GMT
The Catholic Church abuse scandal explained

For years the Catholic Church has been plagued by abuse scandals, which have tarnished its reputation. CNN's Delia Gallagher explains the scope of the crisis.
Vatican admits to secret rules for children of priests
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:05:44 GMT
Vatican admits to secret rules for children of priests

The Vatican has revealed that it maintains secret guidelines for priests who father children despite their vows of celibacy.
Samsung unveiled a 5G phone, but the network has a long way to go
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:42:55 GMT
Samsung unveiled a 5G phone, but the network has a long way to go

Samsung announced on Wednesday its first ever 5G smartphone: the Galaxy S10 5G.
Samsung's bold moves: Foldable phones, 5G and phones that charge each other
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:01:04 GMT
Samsung's bold moves: Foldable phones, 5G and phones that charge each other

A 5G device. A foldable phone that morphs into a tablet. A smartphone that can charge another smartphone when sandwiched together.
See the Samsung Galaxy's new features in action
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:30:17 GMT
See the Samsung Galaxy's new features in action

The next generation of the Samsung Galaxy, the S10, is here. It features wireless charging for other devices and an edge-to-edge screen.
Kate Beckinsale is clapping back over Pete Davidson
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:34:34 GMT
Kate Beckinsale is clapping back over Pete Davidson

Kate Beckinsale hasn't confirmed she's dating Pete Davidson, but you better respect the fact that she might be.
See Ivanka Trump's response when Merkel calls out Trump
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:26:59 GMT
See Ivanka Trump's response when Merkel calls out Trump

While speaking at the Munich Security Conference, German Chancellor Angela Merkel called out the Trump administration over the President's claim that German cars pose a security threat. CNN's David Sanger discusses.
'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise found after 100 years
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:15:11 GMT
'Extinct' Galapagos tortoise found after 100 years

A species of giant tortoise believed to have been extinct for more than 100 years has been discovered on the Galapagos island of Fernandina.
Beyonce and Jay-Z pay unexpected tribute to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:23:00 GMT
Beyonce and Jay-Z pay unexpected tribute to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex

Beyoncé and Jay-Z have paid tribute to Meghan, Duchess of Sussex, by swapping her with one of art history's most recognizable figures -- the Mona Lisa.
More than 1 million people subscribe to this electric toothbrush startup
Wed, 16 Jan 2019 14:05:55 GMT
How three men created a $1 billion salad chain
Wed, 28 Nov 2018 20:12:38 GMT
How three 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.
This startup is making glasses kids will actually want to wear
Wed, 23 Jan 2019 22:30:01 GMT
This startup is making glasses kids will actually want to wear

At eight years old, Nathan Kondamuri got his first pair of prescription glasses and he was mortified.
Rubella disabled me. My message to anti-vaxxers
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 23:22:06 GMT
Rubella disabled me. My message to anti-vaxxers

"Oh, we're not planning to vaccinate." These are the words a friend says to me in the midst of a conversation about their impending child.
150 years ago, science changed forever
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:37:48 GMT
150 years ago, science changed forever

In October 2015, YouTube host Mitchell Moffit released a song called "The Periodic Table Song" on the AsapScience channel, which started with the catchy lyrics: "There's hydrogen and helium, then lithium, beryllium ..." The song then went on through the entire litany of chemical elements, and science students everywhere began learning it as a helpful way to get them through their chemistry exams.
We can't ignore Karl Lagerfeld's complex legacy
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:41:13 GMT
We can't ignore Karl Lagerfeld's complex legacy

That Karl Lagerfeld was a brilliant and prolific designer is unquestionable. That his opinions of women's bodies were damaging, archaic and often misogynistic is equally so.
Arrest student who doesn't say pledge? Arrest teacher
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:49:51 GMT
The solution to Ocasio-Cortez's viral takedown
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 21:56:23 GMT
The solution to Ocasio-Cortez's viral takedown

US Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's withering viral takedown of just how easily deep-pocketed donors dominate politics was like watching a prosecutor lay into a campaign finance system that has no defense.
Oscars predictions
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:02:13 GMT
Oscars predictions

An unprecedented lack of consensus among the guilds representing actors, directors, writers and producers has flummoxed Oscar prognosticators, with more genuine uncertainty surrounding the best picture race than is usually the case this close to Sunday's ceremony.
How Felicity Jones stepped into 'notorious' shoes
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:16:27 GMT
How Felicity Jones stepped into 'notorious' shoes

Felicity Jones is, not unlike real-life notorious figure she played in "On the Basis of Sex," a woman of her convictions.
Michael B. Jordan makes us all look lazy
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:20:44 GMT
Michael B. Jordan makes us all look lazy

It's late November and Michael B. Jordan is preparing to head overseas. He leaves on Thanksgiving for an international leg of press for his film "Creed II." His travels were going to take him to places like London and Africa. Then his schedule had him diving into award season here in the states. March, he said, would bring a breather.
Regina King aims to give us all the feels
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:18:09 GMT
Regina King aims to give us all the feels

In one way, we all owe thanks to Sally Field for the wonder that is Regina King.
Scary never fazed John Krasinski
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:19:36 GMT
Scary never fazed John Krasinski

It took John Krasinski six days into filming "A Quiet Place" to know for certain that he was onto something.
Lyft cofounder opens up about its biggest competitor
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:55:42 GMT
Lyft cofounder opens up about its biggest competitor

As ride-hailing competitors Uber and Lyft race toward their impending IPOs, Lyft cofounder John Zimmer isn't holding back about the competition.
Chinese hackers are ramping up attacks on US companies
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:55:11 GMT
Chinese hackers are ramping up attacks on US companies

Hackers in China have significantly stepped up attacks on US companies as the two countries have clashed over trade and technology.
This AI is so good at writing that its creators won't let you use it
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 22:17:48 GMT
This AI is so good at writing that its creators won't let you use it

A new artificial intelligence system is so good at composing text that the researchers behind it said they won't release it for fear of how it could be misused.
Sanders and Warren give the left a tough decision
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:56:58 GMT
Sanders and Warren give the left a tough decision

Before Sen. Bernie Sanders emerged as the left's alternative to Hillary Clinton in 2015, many of the same activists who eventually helped lift his primary campaign had a different progressive hero in mind: Sen. Elizabeth Warren.
Elizabeth Warren is running as the wonky professor
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 02:50:12 GMT
Elizabeth Warren is running as the wonky professor

Sen. Elizabeth Warren was just getting started, when Eric, an apprentice electrician who works in the solar power industry, asked her how the country could move past an "antiquated system of energy."
Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:10:59 GMT
Ruth Bader Ginsburg returns to Supreme Court

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg took the bench at the Supreme Court Tuesday morning to hear oral arguments for the first time since she announced she'd undergone surgery in December for cancer.
Legal challenges to Trump's emergency declaration
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:26:20 GMT
Legal challenges to Trump's emergency declaration

As President Donald Trump moves forward with plans to build additional physical barriers along the southern border, his administration will have to contend with a slew of lawsuits challenging the national emergency declaration allowing him, in part, to do so.
Former NBA standout tweets well wishes to Zion Williamson, but tags national park instead
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:39:06 GMT
Former NBA standout tweets well wishes to Zion Williamson, but tags national park instead

Former NBA forward Carlos Boozer was among those who took to social media to wish Duke Blue Devils superstar Zion Williamson well after he suffered a “mild knee sprain” Wednesday night.
USA Today editor-in-chief admits 'horrible' mistake after she's linked to 'blackface' yearbook
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:22:55 GMT
USA Today editor-in-chief admits 'horrible' mistake after she's linked to 'blackface' yearbook

The editor-in-chief of USA Today apologized Wednesday after the Arizona newspaper she used to manage uncovered her past role in publishing a college yearbook that included a photo of people in blackface.
Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:07:14 GMT
Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers

Prosecutors say a Coast Guard lieutenant is a "domestic terrorist" who wrote about biological attacks and had a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures.
Barclays sets aside millions to deal with Brexit uncertainty
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:02:58 GMT
Barclays sets aside millions to deal with Brexit uncertainty

British bank Barclays says it set aside 150 million pounds ($196 million) to deal with economic uncertainty as Britain prepares to leave the European Union.
‘A Star is Born’ honors Judy Garland, but Oscar chances aren’t promising, say film experts
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:00:51 GMT
‘A Star is Born’ honors Judy Garland, but Oscar chances aren’t promising, say film experts

Lady Gaga and Bradley Cooper have captivated audiences with their sweeping drama “A Star is Born,” but despite earning multiple Oscar nominations, history is predicting it will fail to shine at this year’s Academy Awards.
Engaged couples spend an enormous amount of time planning their weddings, study finds
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:00:44 GMT
Engaged couples spend an enormous amount of time planning their weddings, study finds

Planning the average wedding takes around 528 hours, according to a survey of 2000 Americans.
Mark Consuelos is ‘crazy’ about wife Kelly Ripa: ‘It’s nice to be married to your best friend’
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:00:36 GMT
Mark Consuelos is ‘crazy’ about wife Kelly Ripa: ‘It’s nice to be married to your best friend’

Mark Consuelos has been married to wife Kelly Ripa for almost 23 years, and he couldn’t be more in love.
Wolfgat in South Africa named ‘restaurant of the year’
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:00:30 GMT
Wolfgat in South Africa named ‘restaurant of the year’

If you are waiting to eat in the best restaurant in the world, well, be prepared to starve.
'Rubber Ducky' comet is stressed and keeps cracking its neck
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:00:00 GMT
'Rubber Ducky' comet is stressed and keeps cracking its neck

The rubber ducky comet's head has spent 4.5 billion years trying to twist away from its neck.
Fire in centuries-old part of Bangladesh's capital kills 70
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:44:49 GMT
Fire in centuries-old part of Bangladesh's capital kills 70

A devastating fire raced through densely packed buildings in a centuries-old shopping district in Bangladesh's capital, killing at least 70 people, officials and witnesses said Thursday.
‘Gay priests are in the crosshairs:’ As Vatican abuse summit begins, debate over homosexuality is divisive undercurrent - The Washington Post
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 23:21:12 GMT
Snow falls in Las Vegas for the second time in a week - NBC News
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:15:00 GMT
Snow falls in Las Vegas for the second time in a week - NBC News

Snow falls in Las Vegas for the second time in a week  NBC News

For the second time in a week it snowed in the Las Vegas area. A winter storm moving through the Southwest on Wednesday drew down temperatures and ...

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Here's why the 'zombie deer disease' spreads so quickly - WVLT.TV
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:32:19 GMT
Here's why the 'zombie deer disease' spreads so quickly - WVLT.TV

Here's why the 'zombie deer disease' spreads so quickly  WVLT.TV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Chronic Wasting Disease, also known as 'zombie deer disease', could infect humans.

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FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions | TheHill - The Hill
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:35:14 GMT
FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions | TheHill - The Hill

FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that states might “force the hand of the federal health agencies” if they continue to allow vaccine ...

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India Catholic Cardinal Oswald Gracias ‘failed abuse victims’ - BBC News
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:20:38 GMT
India Catholic Cardinal Oswald Gracias ‘failed abuse victims’ - BBC News

India Catholic Cardinal Oswald Gracias ‘failed abuse victims’  BBC News

Cardinal Oswald Gracias, the Archbishop of Mumbai, did not tell police of a child abuse allegation.

Snow falls in Las Vegas for the second time in a week - NBC News
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:15:00 GMT
Snow falls in Las Vegas for the second time in a week - NBC News

Snow falls in Las Vegas for the second time in a week  NBC News

For the second time in a week it snowed in the Las Vegas area. A winter storm moving through the Southwest on Wednesday drew down temperatures and ...

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Here's why the 'zombie deer disease' spreads so quickly - WVLT.TV
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 08:32:19 GMT
Here's why the 'zombie deer disease' spreads so quickly - WVLT.TV

Here's why the 'zombie deer disease' spreads so quickly  WVLT.TV

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention say Chronic Wasting Disease, also known as 'zombie deer disease', could infect humans.

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FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions | TheHill - The Hill
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:35:14 GMT
FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions | TheHill - The Hill

FDA chief says feds might intervene if states continue allowing vaccine exemptions | TheHill  The Hill

The head of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning that states might “force the hand of the federal health agencies” if they continue to allow vaccine ...

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Pope Opens Summit on Sexual Abuse: ‘Hear the Cry of the Little Ones’
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:58:36 GMT
Pope Opens Summit on Sexual Abuse: ‘Hear the Cry of the Little Ones’

Addressing 190 bishops and church leaders from around the world, Francis said the faithful were owed “concrete and effective measures.”
Inside a Fly-by-Night Operation to Harvest Ballots in North Carolina
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:44:38 GMT
Inside a Fly-by-Night Operation to Harvest Ballots in North Carolina

With a congressional seat in the balance, sworn testimony this week has illuminated the inner workings of an amateurish operation that paid workers to collect absentee ballots.
Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis Face Desperate Hike to 12,000 Feet
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:03:08 GMT
Venezuelans Fleeing Crisis Face Desperate Hike to 12,000 Feet

Venezuela’s economic crisis has set off a staggering exodus, with more than three million people leaving the country in recent years — largely on foot.
Venezuela Closes Border to 3 Caribbean Islands Ahead of Aid Showdown
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:22:50 GMT
Venezuela Closes Border to 3 Caribbean Islands Ahead of Aid Showdown

The move against Aruba, Bonaire and Curaçao came before a Saturday deadline by the Venezuelan opposition and the Trump administration for President Nicolás Maduro to end a blockade.
Jussie Smollett Faces Felony Charge, Accused of Faking Own Assault
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:20:15 GMT
Jussie Smollett Faces Felony Charge, Accused of Faking Own Assault

The “Empire” actor was accused of staging the assault he reported as a hate crime to Chicago police in January.
Who Is Jussie Smollett, the Actor Charged With Staging His Own Assault?
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:14:59 GMT
Who Is Jussie Smollett, the Actor Charged With Staging His Own Assault?

Mr. Smollett, a star in the TV show “Empire,” was charged Wednesday with a felony account of disorderly conduct in connection with the episode.
Jussie Smollett Timeline: Mystery Remains as Actor Is Charged With Faking His Assault
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 03:53:41 GMT
Jussie Smollett Timeline: Mystery Remains as Actor Is Charged With Faking His Assault

Here’s a timeline to help keep track of the twists and turns in the now disputed assault of Jussie Smollett, the “Empire” actor.
White House Panel Will Study Whether Climate Change Is a National Security Threat. It Includes a Climate Denialist.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:36:41 GMT
White House Panel Will Study Whether Climate Change Is a National Security Threat. It Includes a Climate Denialist.

The Pentagon and federal intelligence agencies have said that climate change is a threat. Now, the White House is planning a panel to study whether that is true.
Coast Guard Officer Plotted to Kill Democrats and Journalists, Prosecutors Say
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:47:28 GMT
Coast Guard Officer Plotted to Kill Democrats and Journalists, Prosecutors Say

A cache of weapons was recovered from the home of Christopher P. Hasson, a Coast Guard lieutenant and self-described white nationalist. A court filing called him a domestic terrorist.
European Army, Brexit, Jussie Smollett: Your Thursday Briefing
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:13:42 GMT
People Say Myanmar’s Constitution Can’t Be Changed. They’re Wrong.
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 09:02:41 GMT
People Say Myanmar’s Constitution Can’t Be Changed. They’re Wrong.

Aung San Suu Kyi has more power over the military than you think.
The Myth of the Border Wall
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:17:40 GMT
The Myth of the Border Wall

Where the American frontier once symbolized perennial rebirth, President Trump’s signature project now looms like a national tombstone.
Trump’s Idea of a Middle East Nuclear Deal
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:13:00 GMT
Trump’s Idea of a Middle East Nuclear Deal

Ignore conflicts of interest and legal safeguards.
Rapists Presented by Their Church as Men of God
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:27:08 GMT
Rapists Presented by Their Church as Men of God

Southern Baptist leaders ignored the wrongdoing. An all-male clergy is part of the problem.
A Better Path to Universal Health Care
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:10:30 GMT
A Better Path to Universal Health Care

The United States should look to Germany, not Canada, for the best model.
Is the Future of ISIS Female?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:07:11 GMT
Is the Future of ISIS Female?

Women are playing an increasingly important role in the insurgency — and security forces are not prepared.
What America Can Learn From ‘Roma’
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:46:08 GMT
What America Can Learn From ‘Roma’

We’ve been excluded from basic labor protections for too long. This is our moment.
Miami Battles Rising Seas
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:42:14 GMT
Miami Battles Rising Seas

In 2017, voters agreed to finance adaptation efforts through property taxes. Now the first phase of those projects is underway.
Does New York Still Have a Future in Tech?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:47:53 GMT
Does New York Still Have a Future in Tech?

Amazon might have been the center of a new tech ecosystem in Queens. Here’s what the city can do next.
The Madness of King Donald
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:00:03 GMT
The Madness of King Donald

The new BBC production of “King Lear” is great fun — and an uncomfortable reflection of American politics these days.
The Stone: The Good-Enough Life
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:30:52 GMT
The Stone: The Good-Enough Life

The desire for greatness can be an obstacle to our own potential.
What Is Wrong With Afghanistan’s Peace Process
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 06:00:04 GMT
What Is Wrong With Afghanistan’s Peace Process

A hasty American withdrawal will jeopardize hard-won gains such as constitutional rights, citizens’ rights and democratic institutions.
Trilobites: Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Scientists Camouflaged Horses to Find Out
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:00:04 GMT
Trilobites: Why Do Zebras Have Stripes? Scientists Camouflaged Horses to Find Out

If you spend time around horses or flies, you might want to invest in some zebra print.
Books of The Times: ‘Say Nothing’ Unearths Buried Secrets in Northern Ireland
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:27:04 GMT
Books of The Times: ‘Say Nothing’ Unearths Buried Secrets in Northern Ireland

Patrick Radden Keefe’s new book explores the abduction of Jean McConville, a mother of 10, from her home in 1972, while also offering a broader history of the Troubles.
Alabama Woman Who Joined ISIS Can’t Return Home, U.S. Says
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:12:46 GMT
Alabama Woman Who Joined ISIS Can’t Return Home, U.S. Says

Hoda Muthana says she regrets going to Syria to join the Islamic State. But President Trump directed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to deny her re-entry.
Michael Cohen Agrees to Testify Next Week, Setting Stage for a High-Stakes Hearing
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 02:32:24 GMT
Michael Cohen Agrees to Testify Next Week, Setting Stage for a High-Stakes Hearing

The hearing before Congress will give Mr. Cohen, once one of President Trump’s most loyal aides, a rare public platform to explain his work for the president.
2 Israel Centrists, Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid, Join Forces Against Netanyahu
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:46:39 GMT
2 Israel Centrists, Benny Gantz and Yair Lapid, Join Forces Against Netanyahu

The alliance is seen as posing a credible threat to Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, as he tries to maintain his grip on power.
U.S. Investigating Johnson & Johnson Over Baby Powder’s Safety
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 06:11:32 GMT
U.S. Investigating Johnson & Johnson Over Baby Powder’s Safety

The company said in a regulatory filing that it had received subpoenas from the Justice Department and the Securities and Exchange Commission related to its talc-based products.
Zion Williamson Is Injured as No. 1 Duke Falls to North Carolina
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:46:53 GMT
Zion Williamson Is Injured as No. 1 Duke Falls to North Carolina

In the first half of Duke’s highly anticipated showdown with North Carolina, the freshman star sprained his right knee when his shoe gave way on the court.
Bangladesh Fire Tears Through Crowded Neighborhood, Killing 70
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:42:43 GMT
Bangladesh Fire Tears Through Crowded Neighborhood, Killing 70

The fire broke out at a building in a centuries-old neighborhood, and reports said flammable materials had been stored at the site.
White House Memo: Trump Cultivates a Kindred Spirit From a Continent He Often Antagonizes
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 01:34:22 GMT
White House Memo: Trump Cultivates a Kindred Spirit From a Continent He Often Antagonizes

President Trump hosted Chancellor Sebastian Kurz of Austria on Wednesday at the White House. They have a shared appeal to nationalism and determination to crack down on immigration.
Man Dies After Subway Train Drags Him Into Tunnel
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 00:07:47 GMT
Man Dies After Subway Train Drags Him Into Tunnel

The 39-year-old man apparently became caught as a Queens-bound subway train pulled out of the station at Grand Central Terminal, witnesses said.
Wall Street, Seeking Big Tax Breaks, Sets Sights on Distressed Main Streets
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:02:40 GMT
Wall Street, Seeking Big Tax Breaks, Sets Sights on Distressed Main Streets

Hedge funds and other wealthy investors are plowing money into so-called opportunity zone funds, a creation of the 2017 tax law that provides incentives for spending on projects in poor areas.
Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 22:59:25 GMT
Five Things I Wish I’d Known Before My Chronic Illness

Finding out you have a chronic illness — one that will, by definition, never go away — changes things, both for you and those you love.
Crowdwise: What to Say (and What Not to Say) to Someone Who’s Grieving
Fri, 15 Feb 2019 23:05:34 GMT
Crowdwise: What to Say (and What Not to Say) to Someone Who’s Grieving

A little empathy goes a long way, especially when someone is recovering from the loss of a loved one. Unfortunately, even when some of us mean well, we make the situation worse. Here’s how to avoid it.
wirecutter: 6 Things to Bring to an All-Inclusive Resort
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 10:00:02 GMT
wirecutter: 6 Things to Bring to an All-Inclusive Resort

Along with your usual beach vacation gear, you’ll want to pack some unexpected extras when you’re heading to an all-inclusive resort.
Shopping Guide: Shopping for Coat Trees
Mon, 11 Feb 2019 10:00:08 GMT
Shopping Guide: Shopping for Coat Trees

The newest ones aren’t just for coats — and they’re as eye-catching as they are functional.
Food Matters: How So-Called ‘Ugly Food’ Is Challenging Notions of What We Crave
Thu, 14 Feb 2019 10:00:08 GMT
Food Matters: How So-Called ‘Ugly Food’ Is Challenging Notions of What We Crave

The social media phenomenon of documenting seemingly unappetizing cuisine is helping us rethink what dishes are not only worth eating — but venerating.
Me & My Baguette
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:00:06 GMT
Me & My Baguette

As Fendi prepares to reintroduce the original “It” bag, the women who carried it first explain why it mattered so much.
Books of The Times: An Exhilarating Work of History About Daring Adventures in Love
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 20:28:12 GMT
Books of The Times: An Exhilarating Work of History About Daring Adventures in Love

In “Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments,” Saidiya Hartman writes about young black women in the early 20th century who tossed out the narrow scripts about intimacy they had been given.
He Sounds Just Like Freddie Mercury. And That’s Good for Business.
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:58:30 GMT
He Sounds Just Like Freddie Mercury. And That’s Good for Business.

Marc Martel never thought his vocal resemblance to the Queen frontman “would amount to anything more than a fun karaoke trick.” It’s taken him to “Bohemian Rhapsody” and beyond.
Trying to Stop Brexit, Using Catchy Songs and Washboard Abs
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:38:02 GMT
Trying to Stop Brexit, Using Catchy Songs and Washboard Abs

The Breunion Boys are wading into a bitter debate with a clear mission: “We just want to show the real love between Britain and Europe.”
Tech Fix: What’s Next for Smartphones? Here Are a Few Answers
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:30:45 GMT
Tech Fix: What’s Next for Smartphones? Here Are a Few Answers

For a glimpse of what’s coming, look to Samsung’s newly unveiled Galaxy phones. One of the models works with 5G wireless networks, while another folds up like a book.
Neptune Has a Newly Discovered Moon. What Else Is It Hiding?
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 22:29:56 GMT
Neptune Has a Newly Discovered Moon. What Else Is It Hiding?

There is much more to learn about the solar system’s eighth planet, which hasn’t been visited by a spacecraft for 30 years.
Measles Outbreak: Your Questions Answered
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 20:21:11 GMT
Measles Outbreak: Your Questions Answered

The disease was declared eliminated in 2000. So far this year, there have been more than 100 cases.
Personal Health: The Case Against Cough Medicine
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 10:00:02 GMT
Personal Health: The Case Against Cough Medicine

Evidence is sorely lacking for the value of any over-the-counter remedy to treat most coughs.
Snow closes school districts, delays travel in Upper Midwest
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:29:49 -0500
Snow closes school districts, delays travel in Upper Midwest

Fast-falling snow with accumulations of up to 10 inches closed scores of school districts in the Upper Midwest on Wednesday and delayed ground and air travel.
      
 
 
What's with all this snow? 10 numbers to know
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:07:06 -0500
What's with all this snow? 10 numbers to know

From breaking February snowfall records to calories burned while shoveling snow, here's 10 numbers about Wednesday's storm.
      
 
 
What's happening this year in Waite Park? City leaders talk amphitheater, development
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:05:33 -0500
What's happening this year in Waite Park? City leaders talk amphitheater, development

'They are all exciting things that have put us on the map,' the city administrator said of 2018 projects.
      
 
 
4 stories to read while the snow flies
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 12:52:21 -0500
4 stories to read while the snow flies

In case you missed it: Four stories to take your mind off the mess outside
      
 
 
Storm diver wins SC Times Athlete of Week vote
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:48:08 -0500
Storm diver wins SC Times Athlete of Week vote

Defending 1-meter state champion Grabinski says the key to success is relaxing, having fun during competitions.
      
 
 
SCSU, GREAT collaboration addresses autism spectrum, sensory difficulties
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 07:00:10 -0500
SCSU, GREAT collaboration addresses autism spectrum, sensory difficulties

The play's main character, Christopher, is on the autism spectrum and suffers from some sensory sensitivities. The actor playing him can relate.
      
 
 
St. Cloud's newest road is named Mni Sota Makoce Street. What does it mean?
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:23:09 -0500
St. Cloud's newest road is named Mni Sota Makoce Street. What does it mean?

St. Cloud city officials believe the name for the city's newest street near the Costco development off 33rd Avenue South has a Native American origin.
      
 
 
Walz to unveil budget proposal at noon Tuesday
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 10:36:30 -0500
Walz to unveil budget proposal at noon Tuesday

The two-year budget is expected to total around $47 billion to $50 billion.
      
 
 
County health outcomes 2018: Sherburne bests Stearns and Benton overall
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:25:28 -0500
County health outcomes 2018: Sherburne bests Stearns and Benton overall

The Times compared health outcome and factor rankings for Benton, Sherburne and Stearns counties to learn how they stack up against one another.
      
 
 
6 benefits of a St. Cloud Times digital subscription
Tue, 30 Jan 2018 08:42:10 -0500
6 benefits of a St. Cloud Times digital subscription

Be among the first to learn about breaking news in Central Minnesota with alerts, flip through a digital replica of St., Cloud Times, and more.
      
 
 
Mesmerizing: Bubbles freeze in Wisconsin cold
Sun, 27 Jan 2019 16:57:47 -0500
Mesmerizing: Bubbles freeze in Wisconsin cold

Bubbles freeze in seconds during the brutal cold snap that hit Wisconsin in January 2019.
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Wednesday, February 20, 2019
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:30:14 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Area scoreboard: Results for Wednesday, February 20, 2019
      
 
 
Deaths
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 19:18:06 -0500
Deaths

Deaths reported Wednesday to the St. Cloud Times
      
 
 
2-minute drill: SCSU ranked 4th in region
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:41:07 -0500
2-minute drill: SCSU ranked 4th in region

Huskies are behind No. 1 Northwest Missouri State, No. 2 Washburn and No. 3 Northern State in the Central Region's first announced rankings
      
 
 
Marijuana legalization: Personal responsibility must come with freedom
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 18:00:05 -0500
Marijuana legalization: Personal responsibility must come with freedom

The issue of legalizing marijuana is yet another example of pushing the envelope of personal freedoms.
      
 
 
Area bowling honor roll
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:36:02 -0500
Area bowling honor roll

Area bowling high games and series.
      
 
 
Mansion on the market: Spicer home is a lakeside retreat
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:10:10 -0500
Mansion on the market: Spicer home is a lakeside retreat

Whether serving as a year-round home, a lavish seasonal space or even a posh weekend retreat, this unique Spicer house epitomizes the lure of lake life.
      
 
 
Open in May 2020? Shaunna Johnson talks Waite Park amphitheater
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 17:03:45 -0500
Open in May 2020? Shaunna Johnson talks Waite Park amphitheater

The city administrator talks about the amphitheater project — slated to host 15-20 national acts — at the State of the City address Feb. 20, 2019.
      
 
 
Sauk Rapids man injured in Highway 23 crash
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:43:56 -0500
Sauk Rapids man injured in Highway 23 crash

A Sauk Rapids man sustained injuries believed to be non-life-threatening, according to reports.
      
 
 
Laying the tracks for the future of Northstar in St. Cloud
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:00:05 -0500
Laying the tracks for the future of Northstar in St. Cloud

Central Minnesotans deserve world-class transportation options to commute to work, visit family and safely travel throughout our state.
      
 
 
Nightlife, Feb. 21-27
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 16:00:05 -0500
Nightlife, Feb. 21-27

Nightlife, Feb. 21-27
      
 
 
UPDATE: St. Cloud sets February snow record; city declares snow emergency Thursday
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:07:31 -0500
UPDATE: St. Cloud sets February snow record; city declares snow emergency Thursday

As of Wednesday afternoon, 5.9 inches of snow pushed the city to a February record. St. Cloud declares snow emergency starting at 12:01 a.m. Thursday.
      
 
 
Library receives grant to fund literacy project
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:50:56 -0500
Library receives grant to fund literacy project

The more than $89,000 grant will provide opportunities to increase workforce readiness and English skills.
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 13:45:26 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019

Area scoreboard: Results for Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019
      
 
 
Weather-related closings, cancellations for Wednesday
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 15:36:52 -0500
Weather-related closings, cancellations for Wednesday

Weather-related closings, cancellations for Wednesday
      
 
 
Software company riteSOFT is moving its offices to St. Cloud
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 11:08:07 -0500
Software company riteSOFT is moving its offices to St. Cloud

Its customers include household names like Mitsubishi, Hitachi and Gorilla Glue and local companies including Park Industries.
      
 
 
Prep work to extend Northstar rail seeks $7.35 million in St. Cloud rep's bill
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 08:39:55 -0500
Prep work to extend Northstar rail seeks $7.35 million in St. Cloud rep's bill

Dan Wolgamott's bill for train route expansion puts millions into planning, engineering, capital improvements and more.
      
 
 
Deaths
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 19:44:15 -0500
Deaths

Deaths reported Tuesday to the St. Cloud Times
      
 
 
Snowstorm may delay St. Cloud Times delivery; e-edition available to subscribers
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 17:23:55 -0500
Snowstorm may delay St. Cloud Times delivery; e-edition available to subscribers

E-edition available to subscribers
      
 
 
If St. Cloud gets 6 inches of snow this month, we'll break the February record
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:37:04 -0500
If St. Cloud gets 6 inches of snow this month, we'll break the February record

The silver lining of area's winter storm warning: Temps should be high enough so salt and chemical treatments work
      
 
 
St. Cloud man suspected in domestic assault, interfering with 911 call
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 16:07:53 -0500
St. Cloud man suspected in domestic assault, interfering with 911 call

Bryan Scott Leason, 48, faces two felony domestic assault charges and one gross misdemeanor charge of interfering with an emergency call.
      
 
 
Timeline of Costco coming to St. Cloud
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 14:58:38 -0500
Timeline of Costco coming to St. Cloud

Costco Wholesale plans to open its St. Cloud warehouse in summer 2019.
      
 
 
Downtown coffee shop Central Cafe will close its doors at the end of March
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:42:37 -0500
Downtown coffee shop Central Cafe will close its doors at the end of March

The owner said the closure comes from a combination of wanting to spend more time with family and a slow-down in business due to other closures downtown.
      
 
 
Waite Park library temporarily closed due to frozen pipes
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 12:38:34 -0500
Waite Park library temporarily closed due to frozen pipes

The library was announced as temporarily closed Tuesday morning because of a lack of running water.
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Monday, February 18, 2019
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 09:52:33 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Monday, February 18, 2019

Area scoreboard: Results for Monday, February 18, 2019
      
 
 
3 people dead from gunshots in Nevis; few details known
Tue, 19 Feb 2019 08:53:07 -0500
3 people dead from gunshots in Nevis; few details known

Hubbard County sheriff, deputies respond to shooting; 2 woman found dead; man authorities were chasing kills himself.
      
 
 
Deaths
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 21:29:13 -0500
Deaths

Deaths reported Monday to the St. Cloud Times
      
 
 
Sen. Jeff Howe: State trooper attrition cost a half million dollars last year
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:53:39 -0500
Sen. Jeff Howe: State trooper attrition cost a half million dollars last year

A state bill would set the pay for state troopers based on a percent of pay at top police forces in the state.
      
 
 
Courts Watch: St. Cloud man sentenced for sexual assault
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:10:15 -0500
Courts Watch: St. Cloud man sentenced for sexual assault

Sentences, pleas and other developments in local cases
      
 
 
Tapping into Greater Minnesota’s can-do attitude
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 18:00:03 -0500
Tapping into Greater Minnesota’s can-do attitude

Our state as a whole deserves representation that transcends the influence of simple population density.
      
 
 
St. Cloud school board eyes 2020 referendum for Apollo remodel
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:50:46 -0500
St. Cloud school board eyes 2020 referendum for Apollo remodel

'There are a lot of businesses clamoring for us to add programs and programming in certain specialized areas,' board member Al Dahlgren says
      
 
 
We need Safe Harbor for All
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:30:06 -0500
We need Safe Harbor for All

Prostitution is an act of male violence, regardless of the victim’s age. Safe harbor for some is unacceptable — we need Safe Harbor for All.
      
 
 
In Business: Holland and Frank join Million Dollar Round Table
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:18:39 -0500
In Business: Holland and Frank join Million Dollar Round Table

The Storehouse becomes U-Haul dealer, Nelson honored for volunteer work, Dr. Fimrite receives humanitarian award, and more.
      
 
 
2-minute drill: Storm boys hockey receive No. 6 seed in Section 5A
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:09:05 -0500
2-minute drill: Storm boys hockey receive No. 6 seed in Section 5A

Storm will play Legacy Christian on Tuesday
      
 
 
Team Stefan's Dream unseats three-time champs in this year's St. Cloud trivia weekend
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:28:08 -0500
Team Stefan's Dream unseats three-time champs in this year's St. Cloud trivia weekend

Stefan's Dream (team) won the top spot for the first time since 2015, and has now won a total of seven times since 2005.
      
 
 
Area scoreboard: Results for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 13:13:52 -0500
Area scoreboard: Results for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019

Area scoreboard: Results for Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019
      
 
 
2019 state dance competition, a look back
Mon, 18 Feb 2019 12:11:12 -0500
2019 state dance competition, a look back

Local teams compete in jazz, high kick
      
 
 
Blackface, KKK hoods and mock lynchings: Review of 900 yearbooks finds blatant racism
Wed, 20 Feb 2019 21:04:41 -0500
Blackface, KKK hoods and mock lynchings: Review of 900 yearbooks finds blatant racism

In one of the most extensive searches of college yearbooks ever, we found blackface and Ku Klux Klan photos like Ralph Northam's far beyond Virginia.
      
 
 
Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 10:10:09 +0000
Feds: Coast Guard lieutenant compiled hit list of lawmakers

A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a "domestic terrorist" who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.
Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 07:15:29 +0000
Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked Blue Devils' opening possession Wednesday night.
Wild trades Charlie Coyle to Boston
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:30:13 +0000
Wild trades Charlie Coyle to Boston

The Wild, losers of five straight, traded Charlie Coyle to the Bruins. He learned of the trade Wednesday afternoon as the team prepared to fly to New York for Thursday's game against the Rangers.
Mechanical engineering works for Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:15:31 +0000
Mechanical engineering works for Twins pitcher Jake Odorizzi

Jake Odorizzi believes that he developed bad habits in 2017 with Tampa Bay when he pitched with a sore back.
Charges: Crystal man harassed Fox 9 newsroom, threatened to kill staffers
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:11:08 +0000
Charges: Crystal man harassed Fox 9 newsroom, threatened to kill staffers

Fremont Johnson Jr. allegedly threatened to kill staffers at the Eden Prairie office.
Victims in 'house of horrors' case want Minneapolis dad locked up for good
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:10:24 +0000
Victims in 'house of horrors' case want Minneapolis dad locked up for good

One of Jerry L. Curry's daughters said she wanted him to spend his life chained up the way he had chained her and her twin sister.
St. Paul restaurants brace for restrictions on takeout containers
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:07:29 +0000
St. Paul restaurants brace for restrictions on takeout containers

Following the lead of two neighbors, St. Paul is expected to approve ban on nonrecyclable containers.
Heavy snowfall pushes Twin Cities to February record, with more in forecast
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 05:06:34 +0000
Heavy snowfall pushes Twin Cities to February record, with more in forecast

Most of the Twin Cities metro area already has received 9 inches of snow. And more will come this week, according to the forecasts.
State girls' hockey not on TV today, but you can watch here
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:50:19 +0000
State girls' hockey not on TV today, but you can watch here

Quarterfinals of the state girls' hockey tournament aren't on TV. But you can watch the Class 2A games on Thursday by clicking here.
Man in custody after hourslong standoff with police by Maplewood Mall
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:49:20 +0000
Man in custody after hourslong standoff with police by Maplewood Mall

It started with a stop over a warrant, but the suspect fled to a nearby parking lot.
University of Minnesota survey links regular marijuana use to lower grades
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:34:43 +0000
University of Minnesota survey links regular marijuana use to lower grades

Boynton Health researchers studied grades after noting a sharp increase in marijuana use at the university.
Special counsel seems close to wrapping up two-year investigation of 2016 election, Russia
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:33:59 +0000
Special counsel seems close to wrapping up two-year investigation of 2016 election, Russia

The confidential report could be issued in coming days, according to those familiar with the discussions.
In Minneapolis, some residents say mail service is spotty; carriers decry shortage of workers
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:32:29 +0000
In Minneapolis, some residents say mail service is spotty; carriers decry shortage of workers

While Minneapolis residents complain of delivery problems, Postal Service says it is "consistently reaching nearly all delivery points."
University of Minnesota task force urges renaming Coffman Memorial Union, other buildings
Thu, 21 Feb 2019 04:31:54 +0000