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Giant rotating ice disk draws attention, visitors

51 seconds ago   |   Boston Herald

WESTBROOK, Maine - Think of it as a crop circle, but in a river. A curious formation that's getting attention in Greater Portland is actually a spinning ice disk that is...
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Congress prepares to skip planned recess if shutdown goes on

12 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

WASHINGTON - Staring down the next deadline to pay federal workers, the White House shifted tactics, trying to bypass House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to negotiate with rank-and-file...
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South Korea seizes North Korean paintings due to sanctions

12 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - South Korea says it has stopped businessmen from bringing in North Korean paintings in a potential violation of U.N. sanctions. Observers say...
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Majority of Canadians in all regions but Quebec believe lack of oil pipelines is a crisis: poll

Majority of Canadians in all regions but Quebec believe lack of oil pipelines is a crisis: poll

12 minutes ago   |   National Post

EDMONTON - Nearly two-thirds of Canadians believe that the lack of pipeline space to move oil constitutes a crisis in Canada, according to new polling from the Angus Reid...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

20 minutes ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Wednesday. 1. Huawei's CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei broke a years-long silence to deny that his company spies for the...
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The postseason honors continue for the 2018 Bears

38 minutes ago   |   WGN TV

LAKE FOREST - If they could, the Bears would trade all of their accolades for just two more wins in the postseason. That would have them preparing for an NFC Championship this...
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Olson Votes Against Ending Government Shutdown. Again

1 hour ago   |   DCCC

Vote once again signals no paychecks in sight for impacted workers Representative Pete Olson voted, once again, to continue the longest government shutdown in US history...
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The Bulls struggles out West continue against the Lakers

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

LOS ANGELES - In a difficult five-game stretch against Western Conference teams, this figured to be the best shot at a victory. The Bulls were facing a Lakers squad without...
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Klay Thompson: Dunking 4 Times vs. Nuggets 'Better Than Hitting 10 3s'

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report   |   2 articles

Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson is known for his outside shooting and not his dunking prowess, but he was happy to change that for a night during Tuesday's 142-111...
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Roger Federer Cruises Past Dan Evans in Straight Sets at 2019 Australian Open

1 hour ago   |   Bleacher Report

Roger Federer took care of business in the second round of the Australian Open as he defeated unseeded Dan Evans 7-6 (5), 7-6 (3), 6-3 in straight sets on Wednesday at Rod...
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Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Teen dies after falling from Royal Caribbean cruise ship, landing on pier

Officials say a teenager from the South Pacific died after falling from a cruise ship onto a pier in Haiti. Read more ...

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee

The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump. Read more ...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds...

IRS recalling nearly 60 percent of its workforce to handle tax refunds - without pay

The IRS is recalling 46,000 workers - nearly 60 percent of its workforce - from furlough to handle tax refunds without pay. Read more ...

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

College basketball upset leads to $150,000 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs

A business owner posted on Facebook before the game that he would make the donation if the Syracuse Orange defeated No. 1-ranked Duke. Read more ...

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

Warriors score NBA record 51 points in first quarter vs. Nuggets

The Warriors connected on 10 of their 14 3-pointers in the period, which was also a franchise record for a single quarter. Read more ...

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

Publisher sues Netflix for $25M over use of trademark catchphrase in new series

A violent, interactive Netflix movie did not have permission to use the children's book publisher trademarked phrase "choose your own Adventure." Read more ...

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Steven Spielberg casts unknown 17-year-old as Maria in 'West Side Story' remake

Rachel Zegler recently went viral for some powerhouse vocals. Read more ...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as...

Coast Guard receives $15 million donation for unpaid service members as shutdown continues

Members of the U.S. Coast Guard have not been paid during the government shutdown. Read more ...

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

Former Yankees closer John Wetteland arrested on child sex abuse charges

John Wetteland, the former Yankees and Rangers closer, was arrested Monday on child sex abuse charges, the Dallas Morning News reported. The 52-year-old Wetteland is being... Read more ...

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

Judge Blocks White House From Adding Census Question

A federal judge in New York has barred the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census. US District Judge Jesse Furman said Tuesday that... Read more ...