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Meet The Girlfriend Of Former Penn State RB Saquon Barkley

Meet the GF of the potential top-5 pick.<p>The best running back in college football in 2017 is living the good life. Saquon is coming off an incredible …

College Football

Can sensitivity training save Boston sports radio from itself?

Boston sports radio personalities know they have to supply “passion” for their local teams, as one prominent host recently put it, while delivering a steady stream of hot takes to keep their audience in a highly competitive market. But that goal can be accomplished without indulging in needlessly …

Chloe Kim

No one told Babe Ruth he had cancer, but his death changed the way we fight it

Wikimedia<p>The Great Bambino’s treatment came at a major turning point in medicine.<p>George Herman Ruth was sick. It had all started with a deep, searing pain behind his left eye. Now, he could hardly swallow. And the pain seemed to be seeping down his body, like an invisible weight tugging at his hips …

Cancer

John Mahoney Remembered by 'Frasier' Co-Star Jane Leeves

“And his smile. Oh my god. He was lit from within,” actress says<p>“Frasier” star John Mahoney, who died Sunday at age 77, was remembered Monday by his …

Entertainment

5 Reasons This Nutritionist Buys Frozen Fruits and Veggies

Frozen foods get a bad rap for being processed junk, but the truth is, some of the healthiest foods in the market are in the freezer section. Here …

Nutrition

‘Only the mafia does better’ — Studio 54’s business secrets revealed in new documentary

Arguably no nightclub in operation gets talked about as much as Studio 54, the notorious Manhattan discotheque run by Steve Rubell and Ian Schrager, …

Andy Warhol

Mysterious letter reopens case over whether Alcatraz escapees survived the infamous 1962 jailbreak

It was supposed to be the jail from which no inmate could escape - or if they were foolhardy enough to try, would surely perish in the attempt.<p>Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary sat on the eponymous island in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles from the mainland and surrounded by strong, unpredictable …

Crime

Experts: Roy Halladay likely impaired at time of fatal plane crash

The combination of drugs in the system of Roy Halladay indicate the two-time Cy Young winner likely was impaired at the time of his fatal plane crash in November, three veteran pathologists told USA TODAY Sports.<p>Halladay had high concentrations of morphine and amphetamine along with the presence of …

The Shot That Echoes Still

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, fifty years ago this April, marked a blow to the struggle for racial equality from which the nation has still not healed. In an essay published in Esquire in April 1972, James Baldwin reflected on attending the funeral, and how King’s death signaled the …

Black History

The 6 moments that defined the Vikings’ shocking win over the Saints

What an incredible ride that game was.<p>The New Orleans Saints and the Minnesota Vikings played a classic NFC Divisional Round game that will be talked about until the end of time.<p>After falling behind 17-0, the Saints pushed hard in the second half to make a comeback. While it appeared they had the …

How to survive a nuclear bomb: 3 steps to save you from the blast and fallout if North Korea attacks

How likely is nuclear war? Despite escalating tensions with North Korea, some experts say fears are overblown. Others caution that the United States …

Trashed

Shortly before 5 a.m. on a recent November night, a garbage truck with a New York Yankees decal on the side sped through a red light on an empty …

Crime

Boeing 747 retirement: Farewell to the 'Queen of the Skies'

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time in 48 years, you can't buy a ticket on a US airline to fly on a Boeing 747.<p>On January 3, Delta Air Lines Flight 9771 touched down in Marana, Arizona, an arid boneyard for stored and cannibalized jetliners. A three-hour-and-33-minute journey from Atlanta.<p>The last of the …

Aviation

Using Hot Sauce Is a Really Easy Way to Improve Your Diet, Say Experts

Especially if you pair it with a bit of fat.<p>If you're the type of person who breaks out the hot sauce at the start of every single meal, …

Snow tapers off but Northeast still dealing with cold, icy streets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Frigid water poured into the streets of some coastal New England cities Thursday, as a bomb cyclone pounded the region with record-high tides and blinding snow.<p>"Stay away from the coasts," the National Weather Service in Boston tweeted.<p>On Thursday afternoon, the tide gauge at Boston Harbor …

Weather

‘MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!’ President Trump, First Lady Share Holiday Greetings

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump wished “America and the entire world” a merry Christmas in a holiday address posted on Twitter on …

The Greatest Leap, Part 3: The triumph and near-tragedy of the first Moon landing | Ars Technica

Across the cislunar blackness, we set sail for a landing that almost didn't happen.<p>A vast, gray expanse loomed just a few hundred meters below as …

Space Science

What are the effects of alcohol on the brain?

Many of us enjoy a glass of wine or a pint, but what is actually happening to our brain cells when we drink alcohol?<p>The 80-90 per cent of UK citizens …

Anti-inflammatory diet: Food list and tips

The human body uses inflammation to help fight illness and also protect areas from further harm. In most cases, inflammation is a necessary part of …

4 behaviors that may cut the risk of cancer by 30 percent

Researchers have figured out that about 30 percent of new cancer diagnoses and half of all cancer deaths in the US could be avoided.<p>That's a lot. So what's the secret? The most obvious way is to never smoke or to quit, but the researchers found three other lifestyle factors that matter a lot, too: …

The Psychology Behind Black Friday Crowds — and Why They'll Never Go Away

Consumer psychologists weigh in.<p>It’s no coincidence that horror director George Romero’s 1978 zombie flick, <i>Dawn of the Dead</i>, culminates in a mall, …

31 ways to optimize your smartphone

Be ready for anything life throws your way.<p>Studies show that we're spending half our waking hours with our smartphones, and it's clear that the devices have changed how we interact with our world. So why not optimize your device to get yourself a easier, more productive, more relaxing life? Below, …

Apps

'Bit Rot' explained: Why your phone is slower than when it was new

Computers are kind of like people — as they age they tend to get a little slower and flaws are easier to see.<p>Our phones are computers shrunk down to …

Android News

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure

The American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology have released new treatment guidelines that sharply lower the threshold for high blood pressure, also called hypertension. As a result, tens of millions of Americans now qualify for the diagnosis.<p>The new guidelines have raised a …

Creepy Sammy Sosa does the dab in London

Sammy Sosa’s post-career transformation took another bizarre turn when new photos emerged showing the slugger looking lighter skinned than ever …

Roy Halladay was a hero first to his wife and two sons

He was 40.<p>It leans so hard against your chest.<p>For Brandy, his wife. For Braden and Ryan, his teenaged sons, young men like their dad was once. Young …

Roy Halladay

Roy Halladay, 1977-2017: The perfect modern pitcher, the last of his kind

Roy Halladay jumped into the passenger’s seat of the crappy rental car, exhaled a plume of relief through his mouth and said: “I don’t ever want to …

Major League Baseball

NYPD officers accused of raping 18-year-old resign from police force

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two NYPD officers who have been accused of taking turns raping a handcuffed 18-year-old woman in the back seat of their police van in Coney Island in September have voluntarily resigned.<p>Eddie Martins, 37, and Richard Hall, 33, appeared on their own at New York Police Department headquarters …

Crime

It's Alive! The Birth of Frankenstein

Combining science and the supernatural, Mary Shelley conceived Frankenstein, the world’s first science fiction novel, during the gloomy summer of 1816.<p>Born on a dark and stormy night, <i>Frankenstein; or, the Modern Prometheus</i> is a true masterpiece of terror that began as a fireside ghost story and …

Literature

What Could Be in the New Kennedy Assassination Records?

Tens of thousands of previously classified records from the assassination of President John F. Kennedy 54 years ago are scheduled to be made public Thursday — a morbid gift that keeps on giving for historians and conspiracy theorists alike.<p>Historians and investigators say about 90 percent of …

Joe Kennedy III