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Ranking The Smiths’ Saddest Songs

While The Smiths only existed for about four years, they were one of the most influential bands of all time. They also had a knack for writing songs that could <i>really</i> bum you out. With that in mind, and in honor of the 30th anniversary of the release of <i>The Queen is Dead</i>, we’re looking at the 10 …

Earth-like world could be 'most important planet found outside solar system'

GJ 1132b is close enough for telescopes to observe any atmosphere it might have, which could help scientists spot signs of life on other planets in the future<p>A rocky Earth-sized planet that circles a small, nearby star could be the most important world ever found beyond the solar system, …

Planetary Habitability

India 2016, a photographic travelogue By Mark Seymour

India

The Cardinals have the trickiest offseason in baseball after the Lance Lynn injury

An organization that isn't built to make two huge free agent splashes now has to choose wisely.<p>Start with what the Cardinals still have. Adam Wainwright is a fine ace, one of baseball's best pitchers when healthy. Carlos Martinez is one of the better young arms in the league, and his shoulder …

Baseball

The Internet Is Freaking Out Over the Selfie This Dude Took While His Wife Was in Labor

There's a time and a place, bro.<p>The day you give birth for the first time is one you don't often forget. Luckily for Sarah Solano, her husband Gil took the above selfie while she was birthing their baby girl, so she can always look back at it lest she forget that monumental day in her life. She and …

Andy White, Beatles’ ‘Love Me Do’ Drummer, Dead at 85

Andy White, the Scotland-born session musician who played drums on the Beatles‘ debut single “Love Me Do” and “P.S. I Love You,” passed away Monday …

Music

Morrissey calls crowdsourcing “insulting” and a “desperate measure”

Morrissey by Philip Cosores<p><i>Photo by Philip Cosores</i><p>Just a year removed from <i>World Peace is None of Your Business,</i> Morrissey is already working on his …

Are the Houston Astros Ready to Capture the AL West Earlier Than Expected?

To say the Houston Astros have been bad since arriving in the American League West is an understatement of Texas-sized proportions.<p>In 2012, the year the Astros ditched the senior circuit, they lost 111 games. It was their third consecutive 100-loss season.<p>Last year, Houston finished 70-92, enough …

Baseball

Capitals outlast Islanders on Evgeny Kuznetsov's late goal

WASHINGTON - The Washington Capitals picked a good time to play one of their most complete games of the season.<p>Now the challenge will be continuing the rugged, possession style they exhibited in a 2-1 Game 7 victory against the New York Islanders at Verizon Center in the Eastern Conference …

Johnson leads Lightning past Red Wings to force Game 7

Tyler Johnson scored two goals in his latest stellar performance and the Tampa Bay Lightning held on for a 5-2 victory over the Detroit Red Wings on Monday night, forcing a Game 7 in their first-round playoff series.<p>Johnson and Jason Garrison scored in the first period, and Johnson added another …

Chicharito! Hernandez makes case for permanent Madrid move

The Mexican striker scored twice to emerge as a Real hero for the second time in a week and could even earn a transfer when his loan deal expires this summer, writes Ben Hayward.<p>Forget CR7, the man in vogue at Real Madrid right now is CH14. Javier Hernandez hit two goals for Real Madrid to dig …

Parise, Wild advance with 4-1 win over Blues

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota was killing an early penalty when Zach Parise snagged a loose puck in the neutral zone, raced away from St. Louis …

Orioles get 20 hits in 18-7 rout of Red Sox

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles circled the bases more often than ever before under Buck Showalter, twice scoring six runs in an inning and …

NL teams experimenting with pitchers hitting 8th

Amid a testy start to the season — looking at you, Bryan Price; also you, Royals, White Sox and Athletics — comes a bit of managerial creativity sure …

For Rose, winning the Zurich Classic showcased how dynamic his game could be

It sounds like Justin Rose believes he's had a breakthrough in the Big Easy.<p>The Pete Dye-designed TPC Louisiana doesn't have a layout that would seem to suit Rose's strengths. The Englishman also wasn't accustomed to contending in tournaments that require gunning for birdies on nearly every hole, …

Do Chicago Bulls Have Enough Momentum for Next Step of the Playoffs?

Unless they become the first team in NBA history to blow a 3-0 series lead, the Chicago Bulls will beat the Milwaukee Bucks in the first round of the 2015 playoffs. But after that happens (and it will), do they have any momentum left for the next round?<p>Chicago just might've swept the Bucks if it …

Wimbledon bans selfie sticks at the tournament because of contraption's 'nuisance value'

Tennis fans going to Wimbledon this year can leave their selfie sticks at home.<p>The Grand Slam tennis tournament has become the latest sports event to ban the use of the devices, with organizers calling them a "nuisance."<p>The All England Club says the decision was made so that selfie sticks don't …

Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily Picks: Islanders, Capitals meet in Game 7

This the Stanley Cup Playoffs Daily Picks, where CBS hockey writers Chris Peters and Adam Gretz get you ready for every game every day of the …

'Celebrity Deathmatch' Is Back So Here Are Its Greatest Ever Music Beef Bloodbaths

Back in my day, you could watch Marilyn Manson yank Charles Manson's spine right out his shit-bearded mouth.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Noisey UK.</i><p>Is there anything more entertaining than watching one famous person beating the living crap out of another famous person? Of course there isn't.</i> …

De Gea offered a big amount of money to stay at United, says Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal claims Manchester United have made David de Gea a big-money offer in a bid to persuade the Spain goalkeeper to remain at Old Trafford.<p>De Gea is in the running to win the PFA Player of the Year award after a fine season in the Premier League.<p>But Real Madrid's interest in De Gea has …

Wild beat Blues 4-1 behind Dubnyk, take 3-2 series lead

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Devan Dubnyk forgot all about that six-goal embarrassment.<p>The Minnesota Wild goalie with the short memory led his team to its …

Dodgers shut down the Padres for 3-0 victory

<b>KEY MOMENT:</b><p>Zack Greinkewalked Yonder Alfonso to start the bottom of the second inning, then proceeded to give up singles toDerek NorrisandWill Middlebrooksto load the bases with no outs. Greinke responded by striking outAlexi AmaristaandAndrew Cashner. The next batter,Wil Myers, lined out toHowie …

Brathwaite's ton frustrates England in second Test

Kraigg Brathwaite's determined century led West Indies to 202 for two at the close of the fourth day of the second Test leaving the hosts with a lead of 37 runs.<p>There is still plenty of work to do for the hosts to save the Test but England will have taken little heart from a flat batting track that …

Senators put all the pressure on Canadiens

MONTREAL -- The longtime face of the Ottawa Senators entered the visitors dressing room in the Bell Centre, a smile as wide as can be as he …

Ice Hockey

World Championship: Barry Hawkins wins Crucible thriller

<b>Barry Hawkins produced a brilliant fightback to snatch a 13-11 win over Mark Allen and book his place in the World Snooker Championship last eight.</b><p>The 2013 finalist was made to scrap from 11-8 down in the final session.<p>Four-time champion <b>John Higgins</b> was knocked out after losing 13-9 to China's <b>Ding</b> …

Nepal earthquake: Ancient cities destroyed as over 1,300 lives lost

The Kathmandu valley, famed for having seven UNESCO world heritage sites, has been devastated by a 7.9 magnitude earthquake<p>It was a fresh spring day in Kathmandu, and Dharmu Subedi decided it was time for a bird's-eye view of the ancient city. The 36-year-old made his way to the landmark Dharahara …

Thoughts Can Fuel Some Deadly Brain Cancers

The simple act of thinking can accelerate the growth of many brain tumors.<p>That's the conclusion of a paper in <i>Cell</i> published Thursday that showed how activity in the cerebral cortex affected high-grade gliomas, which represent about 80 percent of all malignant brain tumors in people.<p>"This tumor is …

Hopes raised for new genetic therapy to prevent inherited diseases

Scientists able to ‘re-write’ errors in mitochondrial DNA in mice, increasing the possibility of a similar treatment to prevent disease in humans<p>Researchers in the US have raised hopes for a simple genetic therapy that could prevent devastating diseases being passed on from mothers to their …

Diet Pepsi will no longer contain aspartame beginning this summer

Pepsi is getting rid of aspartame, the artificial sweetener and sugar substitute that has been an ingredient in Diet Pepsi for decades. Today the company announced that the change will come later this year. Aspartame will be removed from every Diet Pepsi brand, including the regular product, its …

Mets walk all over Braves for 11th straight win

NEW YORK -- Looking back on his club's first homestand, Mets manager Terry Collins admitted that he returned to Citi Field hoping for six, maybe …