Business
376
Sports
294
General news
unread news (Demo user)
General news
unread news (Demo user)
James Holzhauer tops $1 million in record time on "Jeopardy!"
"Jeopardy!" champion Ken Jennings took 33 games in 2004 to reach $1 million, according to fan website thejeopardyfan.com
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
Luke Walton accuser Kelli Tennant: ‘I thought he was going to rape me’
A former sports reporter who accused Sacramento Kings coach Luke Walton of sexually assaulting her in his hotel room said on Tuesday that she feared he was going to rape her. Kelli Tennant, who claims Walton attacked her when she visited his hotel during his tenure with the Golden State Warriors, said at a news...
New York Post
Seth MacFarlane honored in irreverent Hollywood star unveiling
'Family Guy' creator jokes he joins such luminaries as Trump, Spacey, Jackson and Cosby on the Walk of Fame. (April 23)        
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Potato hotel, world’s tallest filing cabinet, Beautiful Bulldog: News from around our 50 states
Exotic bird that killed Florida man could be yours, police K-9 recovering from porcupine encounter in Oregon, and more        
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Nets clearly didn’t fight hard enough to keep their season alive
PHILADELPHIA — After losing two home playoff games and facing elimination in Game 5 against the Sixers on the road, Nets coach Kenny Atkinson was hopeful his team would give its best effort Tuesday night and force a Game 6 in Brooklyn. “My guess is we come out fighting like lions,” Atkinson said before the...
New York Post
Hawaiian tourist attacked by a shark
A 65-year-old tourist from California was attacked by a shark Tuesday morning off the island of Hawaii, according to local authorities.
CNN.com - RSS Channel
Opinion: Philadelphia 76ers won't be able to rely on talent alone to beat Toronto Raptors
The Sixers have elite talent in their starting lineup and will need all of it against Toronto in the Eastern Conference semifinals.        
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Asian shares fall despite strong Wall Street; dollar near 22-month high
Equity markets in Asia faltered on Wednesday, amid losses in South Korea and worries that China has put any further stimulus on hold as the economy shows signs of regaining its footing.
Reuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Nuggets use a balanced attack to push Spurs to the brink
DENVER — Jamal Murray’s 23 points led six Nuggets in double figures and Denver routed the San Antonio Spurs 108-90 Tuesday night to move within one win of their first playoff series triumph in a decade. The Nuggets, who took a 3-2 series lead, can wrap up the series Thursday night in San Antonio, where...
New York Post
Canned air goes on sale to commemorate end of Japanese emperor’s rule
Sealed tin cans that contain “the air of an outgoing era” have gone on sale in Japan as the country’s emperor prepares to be the first monarch in history to abdicate his thrown, a report said. The cans are selling for about 10 bucks in Gifu Prefecture’s village of Henari, whose name uses the same...
New York Post
Sri Lanka attacks: How one churchgoer saved lives
A teacher describes how her husband apprehended an alleged bomber.
BBC News - Home
Hong Kong 'Umbrella' protesters sentenced to jail terms
A court sentenced two of the leaders of 2014 pro-democracy demonstrations to 16 months in jail.
BBC News - Home
Corbin, Robles lead Nationals to 6-3 win over Rockies
Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, Victor Robles hit a three-run double, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3        
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Hong Kong Umbrella Movement Leaders Are Sentenced to Prison
Nine pro-democracy activists were convicted of public nuisance crimes for their involvement in an 11-week occupation of the city’s roads in 2014.
NYT > Home Page
Driver charged in fatal hit-and-run allegedly tried to fix car after accident
A hit-and-run driver from Staten Island fatally struck a woman with his car this weekend — then repaired the damage to his vehicle in an attempt to cover up the crime, police said. Johnson Kim, 74, was driving a minivan that struck 89-year-old Anastasia Diaz while she was crossing Bradley Avenue at Purdy Avenue in Castleton Corners...
New York Post
Death toll from Sri Lanka bombing attacks rises to 359: police
The death toll from the Easter Sunday suicide bombing attacks on churches and hotels in Sri Lanka rose to 359, police said on Wednesday without providing any further details.
Reuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Murray scored 23 in Nuggets' 108-90 romp of Spurs
Jamal Murray leads six Denver Nuggets in double figure scoring with 23 points and the Denver Nuggets beat the San Antonio Spurts 108-90 in Game 5 of their playoff series        
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Jennifer Garner graces cover of People’s annual ‘Beautiful Issue’
On the cover, the Texas-born, West Virginia-raised Garner, 47, is shown sitting on the hood of a car with grassy hills in the background along with the quote, "I'm grateful every day."
New York Post
Sri Lankan grave digger’s grim reality: ‘We will be busy for a while’
On an average day, Sri Lankan cemetery worker Piyasri Gunasena will typically dig one grave — maybe two. But that all changed Sunday. “This has been the busiest time,” he told the Agence France Presse. “Even during the war, it wasn’t so busy — only the odd funeral for a soldier.” Gunasena, 48, said the...
1 h
New York Post
Explainer: What was Hong Kong's 'Occupy' movement all about?
Occupy Central is the name given to the protests that paralyzed parts of Hong Kong for 79 days in late 2014.
1 h
Reuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Hong Kong pro-democracy 'Occupy' activists jailed for role in mass protests
A Hong Kong court on Wednesday jailed key leaders of the 2014 pro-democracy "Occupy" movement in a move that highlights political divisions nearly five years after protests rocked the China-ruled city.
1 h
Reuters: Top News - powered by FeedBurner
Jacob Rhame’s message pitch riles up Rhys Hoskins, Phillies
Did the Mets, with their foot on the throat of the Phillies, wake up their rivals just before clocking out on Tuesday night? “Yeah, could be,” Ryhs Hoskins said, after his club suffered a 9-0 blowout loss at Citi Field. “Big game tomorrow. Yeah, it’s a big game tomorrow before we go back home.” This...
1 h
New York Post
Skydiver reunited with prosthetic leg he lost at 10,000 feet
A thrill-seeker was reunited with the prosthetic leg he lost while skydiving 10,000 feet in the air, officials said this week. The $15,000 artificial limb fell off mid-flight Sunday and was discovered by a worker in a California lumber yard the next day, the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office posted on Facebook. Officials investigating the blue,...
1 h
New York Post
Sex offender busted for allegedly groping teen girl on subway
A sex offender was busted Tuesday after he allegedly groped a 14-year-old girl — and tried to grind on her — in plain view of cops, police sources told The Post. Jesus Ayala, 64, allegedly preyed on the young girl aboard a northbound No. 1 train between 59th Street and 66th Street at about 3:45...
1 h
New York Post
Federal judge in Oregon to block new Trump abortion policy
The states say the rule change, due to take effect May 3, is a transparent attack on Planned Parenthood and a violation of the Affordable Care Act.        
1 h
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Disney heiress: Company must "reward all of your workers fairly"
Happiest place on Earth may not be so happy for its 200,000 lesser-paid employees, Walt Disney's granddaughter says
1 h
CBS News - Breaking News, U.S., World, Business, Entertainment & Video
Raptors put the Magic away, face the 76ers next
TORONTO — The Raptors turned in another dominant defensive effort, extending their playoff winning streak to a team-record four and clinching a berth in the second round. Kawhi Leonard scored 27 points, Pascal Siakam added 24 and the Raptors routed the Magic 115-96 on Tuesday night, winning their first-round playoff series in five games. Kyle...
2 h
New York Post
Julian Edelman chugged a beer on Jumbotron to fire up Boston Bruins fans
Julian Edelman, who has become a big Boston sports fan, went out of his way Tuesday night to take in the whole Game 7 experience.        
2 h
USATODAY - News Top Stories
DeJong, Molina lift Cardinals over Brewers 4-3
Paul DeJong hit a leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3        
2 h
USATODAY - News Top Stories
Quintana pitches 7 strong, Báez jukes, Cubs beat Dodgers 7-2
Quintana pitches 7 effective innings as Chicago Cubs beat Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2        
2 h
USATODAY - News Top Stories