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Indigo, ash and time mark Nigeria's centuries-old dye pits

6 minutes ago   |   National Post   |   2 articles

KANO, Nigeria - A little indigo, a handful of ash and time. The dye pits in Nigeria's ancient northern city of Kano are said to be the last ones of their kind after five...
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In the news today, Feb. 21

6 minutes ago   |   National Post

Four stories in the news for Thursday, Feb. 21 -- MAN ACCUSED OF KILLING DAUGHTER HAS DIED: POLICE A man accused of killing his daughter on her 11th birthday died in hospital...
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Cristiano Ronaldo 'Played a Good Game' vs. Atletico, Says Massimiliano Allegri

40 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

Massimiliano Allegri said after Juventus' 2-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid in the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday that Cristiano Ronaldo "played a good game...
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Veteran teams riding experience toward March Madness

Veteran teams riding experience toward March Madness

58 minutes ago   |   Saint Louis Today

Buffalo's coaches spent part of Tuesday morning's walkthrough going over defensive assignments, making sure the players were prepared for that night's game against Ohio.
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Pep Guardiola Supports VAR, Admits Man City Not Ready for UCL's 'Latter Stages'

58 minutes ago   |   Bleacher Report

Pep Guardiola says he's a "big fan" of the video assistant referee following Manchester City's dramatic 3-2 win at Schalke on Wednesday. However, he added that his side are...
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A Transgender Inmate in North Carolina Was Denied a Move to a Women's Prison

58 minutes ago   |   Time

A transgender woman convicted of insurance fraud is serving time at a men's prison in North Carolina despite her repeated requests to transfer to women's housing. The News and...
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Pope opens sex abuse summit amid outcry from survivors

1 hour ago   |   National Post

VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis has opened a high-level summit of church leaders on preventing clergy sex abuse, hoping to impress on bishops from around the world that the problem...
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Victims claim they were shot while driving on I-95

1 hour ago   |   ABC

Five bullets hit the passenger side of the vehicle striking a man and woman inside.
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Stanford extends warm welcome to visitors during Family Weekend

Stanford extends warm welcome to visitors during Family Weekend

1 hour ago   |   Stanford

The annual Family Weekend, which will take place Feb. 22-23, opens Friday morning with a welcome address by Provost Persis Drell and closes late Saturday afternoon with...
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10 things in tech you need to know today

10 things in tech you need to know today

1 hour ago   |   Business Insider

Good morning! This is the tech news you need to know this Thursday. Samsung announced its foldable smartphone on Wednesday. The Galaxy Fold will cost a whopping $1,980 when it...
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Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Former President Barack Obama wishes Zion Williamson a 'speedy recovery'

Williamson suffered a knee sprain 36 seconds into Duke's 88-72 loss to North Carolina on Wednesday. Read more ...

Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

Coast Guard officer accused of plotting domestic terror

A U.S. Coast Guard officer has been arrested after federal investigators discovered a stockpile of illegal drugs and weapons in his home that they allege were part of a plot to... Read more ...

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

'Empire' actor Jussie Smollett accused of filing false police report

Jussie Smollett is accused of filing a false police report, a felony, according to Chicago police spokesman Anthony Guglielmi. Read more ...

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

New York Times responds to Trump's attack: 'It's not just false, it's dangerous'

The New York Times publisher recently spoke with President Trump about this very issue during an Oval Office interview, who responded by claiming that he thinks he is a great... Read more ...

Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family...

Father dies trying to save two of his children trapped in house fire, family says

The father of three brought his 9-year-old son to safety before going back into a burning home to find his older children, a family member said. Read more ...

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

Duke star Williamson sprains knee after Nike shoe blows out

DURHAM, N.C. - Freshman sensation Zion Williamson was knocked out of the North Carolina-Duke rivalry game with a knee sprain after his Nike shoe blew out during the top-ranked... Read more ...

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

Backes scores shootout winner, Bruins top Golden Knights 3-2

LAS VEGAS - David Backes scored in the sixth round of a shootout to lift Boston to a 3-2 win over the Vegas Golden Knights on Wednesday night for the Bruins' season-high... Read more ...

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

Justice Department preparing for Mueller report as early as next week

The Justice Department preparations are the clearest indication yet that Mueller is nearly done with his almost two-year investigation. Read more ...

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

Chicago Police: Jussie Smollett Under Suspicion Of Filing False Police Report

The investigation into the alleged attack against actor Jussie Smollett has taken another turn. The "Empire" actor had claimed he was the victim of a racist and homophobic... Read more ...

Johnson & Johnson Subpoenaed By DOJ, SEC Over Baby Powder Safety Concerns

Johnson & Johnson Subpoenaed By DOJ, SEC Over Baby Powder Safety Concerns

The subpoenas are related to litigation involving alleged asbestos contamination in Johnson & Johnson's Baby Powder product line. Read more ...