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NCAA Tournament 2017: Thursday's Sweet 16 Scores, Updated Bracket and Schedule

Four teams will earn a place in the 2017 NCAA tournament regional final Thursday as the Sweet 16 tipped off.<p>Thursday's matchups include a nice mixture of traditional powers, such as the Kansas Jayhawks, Arizona Wildcats and Gonzaga Bulldogs, as well as a pair of lower-seeded teams in the Xavier …

College Sports

How U.S. Health Care Got Safer by Focusing on the Patient Experience

Before 1999 “performance” had a simple, unidimensional definition for health care leaders and their boards: It was shorthand for the CFO’s financial report, summarizing operating margins. In the years since, “performance” has become more complex, now including dozens or even hundreds of quality …

Cat dressed in Halloween costume before fireworks strapped to its back and detonated

Callous thugs forced this cat into a bizarre Halloween costume and then strapped fireworks to its back, leaving it with agonising burns.<p>Phoenix the …

The 9/11 legacy America has forgotten: First responders still struggle for care

<b>Firefighters work after the terrorist attack on the twin towers of lower Manhattan Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001 (AP/Mark Lennihan)</b><p>“Are they waiting for us all to die?” For 90,000 first responders and 400,000 survivors, 9/11 casts a long shadow<p>Bob Hennelly<p>December 12, 2017 9:58am (UTC)<p>This article …

New York State

How Long to Cook a Turkey, in One Easy Chart

No Thanksgiving guest is more important than the turkey. But you might have a late arrival on your hands if you don’t get it in the oven on time. …

8 Easter Candies You Need to Get in on This Year

What cookies are to Christmas, candy is to Easter – it’s pretty, festive, integral to the holiday celebration and creates a perfect excuse to indulge …

Math is Fun- Valentine's Day LEGO Graphing

LEGO can be used to build all kinds of things like story characters and science tools. We recently used them to work on an activity I am calling Math …

With more records to his name, Roger Federer keeps surprising even himself

WIMBLEDON, England — It might seem cliché to say what a difference a year makes, but when it comes to Roger Federer it can’t be said in any other way.<p>Last year at almost 35, Federer left Wimbledon a semifinalist with a knee injury taking its toll. It was particularly notable as the Swiss master had …

Tennis

How To Fall Asleep Faster, According To A Sleep Doctor

Not being able to fall asleep, when it's all you want to do, is probably the most frustrating thing in the world.<p>One thing you should try doing when …

4 Skills You Need to Survive in the Smart Machine Age

<i>This piece originally appeared on Monster.com.</i><p>Politicians may be trying to bring back U.S. jobs from overseas, but even if that were possible, Ed …

There’s A Team That Can Beat The Warriors — It Just Doesn’t Exist Yet

After the Warriors accomplished the inevitable — winning a championship with relative ease after adding superstar Kevin Durant to a 73-win core — …

Tiny dog with 'broken heart' up for adoption

An 11-month-old dog is getting a new lease on life and she'll need a new home.<p>Bella is a five-pound Yorkie mix who was born with a heart condition …

Emotions