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$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read

LOS ANGELES — The challenge was to develop software that could easily be downloaded onto tablets that poor children around the world could use to teach themselves to read, write an...

$10M prize to be awarded for tech that teaches illiterate to read

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$10M XPRIZE for software that teaches illiterate to read LOS ANGELES (AP) — It’s one thing to teach a child to read, but can children teach themselves to read? That was the global literacy challenge nearly 200 teams from 40 countries accepted more tha...
12:17, 05/15/2019

Google’s new free app teaches kids to read by listening to them Google has just ripped the beta label off Rivet, its free mobile app designed to help young children learn to read. Designed by the company’s Area 120 incubator for employees’ big ideas, Rivet comes w...
19:34, 05/15/2019

German barbers who offer homeless free haircuts awarded French prize The hairdressers from southwest Germany have received the Grand Prix Humanitaire de France for offering free haircuts to the homeless. A documentary on the plight of those living rough prompted the id...
19:17, 05/11/2019

Neuralink’s tech embeds tiny wires in the brain to read electrical pulses Scientists at Neuralink -- a company founded to develop "ultra-high-bandwidth brain-machine interfaces to connect humans and computer" -- gave an update.Read More...
16:00, 07/17/2019

Train Yourself to Read Faster (And Comprehend What You Read) With This Site Being able to read things quickly is great, but only if you’re able to comprehend what you’re reading. Blazing through 200 pages of reading in an hour or two is certainly impressive, but if you don’t ...
01:51, 07/06/2019

What to Read When You’ve Already Read the Mueller Report For wonks who have already devoured Mueller’s nearly 500-page analysis, here are several books that have informed and shaped the public conversation around the Russia investigation....
00:17, 07/24/2019

South Korea Dispatch: Running Out of Children, a South Korea School Enrolls Illiterate Grandmothers As the birthrate plummets in South Korea, rural schools are emptying. To fill its classrooms, one school opened its doors to women who have for decades dreamed of learning to read....
19:00, 04/28/2019

'I'm sucking up your IQ!': what 90s Batman teaches us The dialogue is corny, the heroes moody, the fights risible, but the Batman films of Tim Burton and Joel Schumacher paved the way. Catch them again on re-releaseRemember when a big-budget superhero fi...
18:34, 05/14/2019

For Kishi Bashi, History Teaches Compassion The songwriter Kaoru Ishibashi’s fourth album, “Omoiyari,” filters lyrics about the Japanese-American internment through sounds rooted in Laurel Canyon pop....
19:51, 05/29/2019

Now Duolingo teaches the world's five most common languages Duolingo's expanding language repertoire might just help you with a trip to the Middle East. The service now offers a course that teaches Arabic to English speakers -- specifically, a conversati...
15:00, 06/26/2019

Lego 'Star Wars' droid kit teaches coding with R2-D2's help All Lego Boost kits have the power to teach kids (and kids at heart) how to bring machines to life with coding, but the latest one has an edge over previous sets. The new Star Wars Boost kit has the a...
13:51, 05/04/2019

Ableton teaches synthesizer basics from the comfort of a browser From creating grungy music with drone motors to perfecting DIY digital setups and recreating 60-year-old music machines, there are plenty of cool things you can do with synthesizers. But synths can be...
19:17, 06/25/2019

Salon Teaches Dads How To Style Daughters’ Hair (WKYC) An Ohio beauty salon is working to make sure dads have the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to do their daughters’ hair. Tieya Riggins is the owner of Natruelly Mee in Rocky Rive...
08:34, 06/18/2019

What the Game of Thrones Finale Teaches Us About White Saviors As America digests the worst collapse of a series since the Golden State Warriors blew a 3-1 lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers (never forget), we must remember that Game of Thrones was bigger than ...
05:51, 05/21/2019

Roli's light-up Lumi keyboard teaches you how to play Roli has been making unconventional electronic music instruments for about a decade now. Its Seaboard series take the traditional keyboard design and infuse it with some notable tricks, like pressure-...
22:34, 06/18/2019

Google’s new curriculum teaches kids how to detect disinformation When Google launched its "Be Internet Awesome" curriculum for educators a couple of years ago, it focused its efforts on teaching children about online safety. This year, however, the company is addin...
17:00, 06/24/2019

Congresswoman teaches housing secretary Ben Carson his own job - video Democratic congresswoman Katie Porter grills the housing and urban development secretary, Ben Carson, on a series of mortgage-related policy questions that he is unable to answer. In an uncomfortable ...
04:00, 05/22/2019

What Hertz v Accenture teaches us about failure in systems development projects Recently, we saw the filing of a lawsuit between two of the best-known companies in the world, The Hertz Corporation and Accenture LLP, for the claimed failure of one to meet the expectations of the o...
14:00, 06/03/2019

Kickstarter game teaches players how to identify fake news Between fake news, viral clickbait and biased reporting, it's hard to get a sense of what is really true when reading the headlines. So a new game being pitched on Kickstarter aims to take the pu...
16:51, 07/26/2019

Mets punishment teaches Amed Rosario loafing lesson MIAMI — Amed Rosario got sent to his room without dinner Sunday. A day after loafing on the bases — he only reached first on a pop-up that dropped between outfielders, when he should have gotten to se...
03:34, 07/15/2019

C.J. Mosley teaches Sam Darnold a lesson at rough Jets practice Highlights from the Jets practice on Tuesday: Something good Linebacker C.J. Mosley picked off starting quarterback Sam Darnold when it appeared he undercut a route. He did it so deftly, it looked lik...
07:00, 08/14/2019

Roger Federer teaches jittery Jay Clarke a lesson in Wimbledon etiquette • Federer outclasses Briton 6-1, 7-6 (3), 6-2 in second round• Kei Nishikori storms past Cameron Norrie 6-4, 6-4, 6-0Ever the gentleman, Roger Federer resisted the chance to put on an exhibition at th...
20:00, 07/04/2019

Egypt teaches students about love and marriage in attempt to curb divorce During a recent class at Cairo University, students laughed as they watched a skit acted out by their peers about a married couple. The husband came home from work and asked his wife, who was......
20:00, 05/14/2019

Nadal Teaches Kyrgios Lesson At Wimbledon, Champion Kerber Knocked Out Rafael Nadal's pleasure was evident when he sealed the match against a man he had accused of lacking respect for the sport as he fist-pumped and jumped in the air...
07:00, 07/05/2019

Pose's Billy Porter teaches Stephen Colbert about the political power of a man in a dress “Hey everybody, prepare yourself,” is how Stephen Colbert welcomed Kinky Boots and Pose star (and “fashion icon”) Billy Porter to Wednesday’s Late Show. And while that might smack of old-school timidi...
15:17, 06/13/2019

"Stone Cold" Steve Austin teaches the finer points of properly double-chugging beers Yesterday Amanda Ruller, whom Twitter describes as an “athlete and influencer,” posted a photo of herself chugging two beers next to a photo of the greatest to ever do it, retired wrestler “Stone Cold...
00:17, 06/26/2019

Texas jury teaches Huawei a 'hard lesson,' says US chip start-up cleared of trade secret theft "Even though we're small, we fought a hard fight. And we won. That'll send a pretty strong message to Huawei," says CNEX co-founder Alan Armstrong....
22:34, 07/02/2019

'You would all be dead': Girl teaches grim active shooter training in March for Our Lives PSA A new public service announcement video from the gun violence advocacy group March for Our Lives shows the stark realities of active shooter drills.        ...
23:00, 05/03/2019

‘We Haven’t Invested in Humanity.’ Will.i.am, Tech Execs Discuss Tech Optimism and Anxieties Rapper, producer and technology entrepreneur will.i.am doesn’t shy away from hard truths when it comes to Silicon Valley. “The investment that society has put in AI (artificial intelligenc...
04:17, 05/02/2019

Want to Talk Tech, one to one? Join our free text group, Talking Tech Sign up for new 90-day free group chat texting experiment. You have questions? We have answers. Talking Tech from USA TODAY direct to your phone.       ...
07:51, 08/06/2019

Top Tech Conferences: The ultimate B2B tech events and show guide for 2019 For information about adding your event to this list and featured listing opportunities please contact mike.moore@futurenet.com.Love it or loathe it, events and conferences are often where wheelers an...
17:34, 05/20/2019

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in hi...
23:51, 06/08/2019

Sex Tech In, Skimpy Outfits Out as CES Tech Gadget Seeks Diversity CES gadget show is cracking down on its dress code, introducing more sessions focused on women and minorities and creating a new "sex tech" category after a debacle over a robotic personal massager......
16:00, 07/17/2019

Accidentally circumcised man awarded $24K This guy really got shafted. A British man has been awarded more than $24,000 after going into a hospital for a bladder procedure — and coming out circumcised. “It was a real surprise,” 70...
02:17, 08/06/2019

Lockheed awarded $348.2M for F-35 Lot 12 production Lockheed Martin was awarded $348.2 million for Lot 12 low-rate initial production of the F-35, while Pratt & Whitney reportedly is working to correct issues causing it to be chronically late deliverin...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Trump meets with top US tech leaders to discuss sales to Huawei as he moves to soften restrictions against the Chinese tech giant ALEX EDELMAN/AFP/Getty Images President Donald Trump met with executives of top US tech companies on Monday — including Google, Intel, and Qualcomm — to discuss restrictions against sales...
14:17, 07/23/2019

Tech We’re Using: Tech Is Changing New York, but Not How He Reports on the City J. David Goodman, a metro reporter, has chronicled the Google and Amazon invasions. But the most effective technology for reporting on the city is still coffee....
18:51, 05/01/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $112.4M for work on F-35 Lockheed Martin was awarded two contracts worth about $112.4 million for work on the F-35 stealth fighters jets ahead of Pentagon orders to phase out Turkey subcontractors for the program by next Marc...
13:00, 07/20/2019

Mickelson awarded for 25 straight years in top 50 British Open notes: Mickelson, Johnson get world ranking honors; Rose not happy with majors stacked close together       ...
20:34, 07/16/2019

Boeing awarded $30.7M for MH-47G components for U.S. special ops Boeing Co. received a $30.7 million order for Chinook helicopter components for the Army's Special Operations Command, the second contract in as many days meant to satisfy urgent needs to meet operati...
05:34, 06/15/2019

NHL draft in 2020 awarded to Montreal MONTREAL (AP) — The NHL draft is returning to Montreal for the 27th time and first since 2009. The NHL on Wednesday announced the Canadiens will host next year’s draft, which will be held June 2...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Troopers Awarded For Heroic Actions LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18)– Several Kentucky State Police troopers were honored Thursday for their heroic actions at the annual Sworn Award Ceremony. One sergeant told LEX 18 that this is their way...
00:17, 05/31/2019

MI Support awarded $23.3M contract for C-21 maintenance MI Support Services was awarded a $23.3 million contract for maintenance and support of the U.S. Air Force fleet of C-21 planes, the Pentagon announced....
20:00, 05/09/2019

Lockheed awarded $1.1B contract for F-35 support Lockheed Martin Corp. has been awarded a $1.1 billion contract for sustainment services to support the F-35 Lightning II aircraft for the U.S. and foreign military sales customers....
21:00, 04/30/2019

'Meant to be': Man who is deaf adopts deaf puppy, teaches him sign language commands A man born deaf adopted a puppy who is also deaf in a story "with an absolute fairy tale ending," the animal rescue organization said.        ...
17:51, 05/01/2019

$300k grant awarded to Friends of PACC TUCSON – Friends of Pima Animal Care Center was awarded a $300,000 grant, the shelter announced Friday. Courtesy: Pima Animal Care Center Friends of PACC, the official nonprofit partner to PACC, is pa...
18:51, 07/12/2019

Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit A jury has awarded more than $6 million to Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds....
09:17, 06/22/2019

GenDyn awarded $269.2M for missile tubes for U.S., U.K. subs General Dynamics' Electric Boat has been awarded a $269.2 million contract to provide 42 missile tubes and outfitting material for U.S. and British nuclear-armed submarines....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Kim Kardashian Awarded $2.7 Million in Lawsuit Against Missguided UPDATE: Kim Kardashian's $10 million February lawsuit against fast fashion retailer Missguided has come to an end. The reality star was awarded $2.7 million in damages in a default judgment......
22:51, 07/03/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $117.1M contract for F-35 parts Lockheed Martin has received a $117.1 million contract modification for a variety of spares for the F-35 fighter planes of the U.S. Air Force and Marines....
21:34, 04/28/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1B to produce sonobuoys for U.S. Navy ERAPSCO, a joint venture of Sparton and Ultra Electronics, has been awarded a potential $1 billion contract to build and deliver 932,500 sonobuoys for the U.S. Navy....
16:17, 07/19/2019

Raytheon awarded $28M for AN/SPY-6(V) radar integration, production Raytheon has been awarded a $28 million contract for integration and production support of the AN/SPY-6(V) air and missile defense radar for the U.S. Navy....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Four companies awarded $72.8M for special projects for Navy, DHS, CBP Four companies received contracts worth $72.8 million for unspecified special projects on new technology for the U.S. Navy, Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection and other age...
22:00, 07/09/2019

Athletes awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom With Tiger Woods being awarded the honor in 2019, 33 athletes have been given the Presidential Medal of Freedom.        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

OnePlus 7 Pro awarded A+ display rating from DisplayMate OnePlus is going to unveil its OnePlus 7 series of phones on May 14 but it seems the top-end version in the series is already making waves. DisplayMate has awarded the OnePlus 7 Pro with A+ display ra...
08:34, 04/29/2019

Teens awarded for Distracted Driving PSAs The Tucson Police Department teamed up with local teenagers to address the dangers of distracted driving. Students at local high schools created Public Service Announcements highlighting the risks of ...
09:34, 05/15/2019

L3 awarded $9.2M to support Navy's 57mm HE-4G ammunition L3 Mustang Technology was awarded a $9.2 million contract for long-lead material to support 57mm MK 332 High Explosive-4 Bolt Guided Cartridge ammunition for the U.S. Navy's ships....
11:00, 05/29/2019

New Jersey man awarded $3.65 million after being hit by golf cart Mario Zaburski was playing at Alpine Country Club in 2015 when hit in knee by cart. He fell on his back, needed surgery and missed a year of work.        ...
03:51, 08/02/2019

Tech We’re Using: Sliding Backward on Tech? There Are Benefits Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review, decided to downgrade her tech two years ago. It has worked out, with paper and DVDs instead of the latest apps and gizmos....
18:34, 04/28/2019

UGC To Study Quality Of PhD Thesis For Doctoral Degrees Awarded In Last 10 Yrs The move comes following concern raised by various quarters about degrading quality of research in the country and duplication of subjects on which PhDs are done....
14:51, 05/28/2019

Leidos awarded $72.8M for Navy's TRAPS sub detection system Leidos Inc. was awarded a $72.8 million contract for work on the Transformational Reliable Acoustic Path System submarine detection sonar for the U.S. Navy, the Defense Department announced....
01:17, 06/25/2019

Three companies awarded $1.8B to support Navy shipbuilding programs BAE, Serco and Scientific Research Corp. have received contracts worth up to a combined $1.8 billion to support systems capabilities work on all new and overhauled Navy aircraft carrier and large deck...
19:00, 06/27/2019

Lockheed awarded $1.1B in contracts for F-16 work for Slovakia, Iraq Lockheed Martin was awarded $1.1 billion in two separate contracts Wednesday for production and support of F-16 aircraft for Slovakia, and F-16 support and establishment of a training detachment at Ba...
22:17, 08/01/2019

L3 awarded $73.7M for Navy submarine photonics mast programs L3 Technologies Inc. was awarded a $73.7 million contract for repair, upgrades and overall services for the U.S. Navy's submarine photonics mast programs....
23:00, 06/25/2019

Look: Italian man awarded Guinness record for newspaper collection An Italian man who has been collecting newspapers since he was only 10 years old was awarded a Guinness World Record for his collection of 1,444 different titles....
20:17, 07/02/2019

Woman awarded $725,000 in suit against neo-Nazi website founder Nooses appeared on campus after Taylor Dumpson became the first black woman to serve as student president at American University.        ...
23:34, 08/14/2019

Lockheed awarded $492.1M for HIMARS systems for U.S., Poland, Romania Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492.1 million contract for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems M142 launchers and associated hardware for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps, Romania and Poland....
18:34, 07/16/2019

Two World War II veterans awarded their service medals over 70 years later Two men who served in world War II were awarded their much overdue service medals. The veterans have two different stories, but each are finally holding their well earned awards 70 years after their s...
14:00, 06/01/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract -Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used i...
23:51, 07/18/2019

Sikorsky awarded $542M for six VH-92A helicopters for presidential fleet Sikorsky was awarded a $542 million contract to build six VH-92A helicopters as part of the presidential fleet, which the Navy said will increase performance and payload over the current fleet....
17:34, 06/11/2019

Raytheon awarded $190.5M for Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile production Raytheon has been awarded a $190.5 million contract for materials and spares for low-rate initial production of the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile for the U.S. Navy....
23:51, 08/22/2019

After Racist Troll Storm, US University Graduate Awarded Over $700,000 A federal judge on Friday awarded more than $700,000 to a former American University student government president who accused the founder of a well-known neo-Nazi website of directing his followers to...
23:34, 08/11/2019

Lockheed awarded $176M for repairs on Navy's SPY-1 radar Lockheed Martin was awarded a $176.3 million contract to repair an element of the U.S. Navy's Aegis AN/SPY-1 weapon system, the Defense Department announced....
03:00, 08/13/2019

She called 911. Then she was killed. Now a jury has awarded $1 million to her family Woman called 911 for help. JPD admitted procedures weren't followed. She was found dead. Five years later, jury awards $1M in wrongful death lawsuit.        ...
00:00, 05/20/2019

BAE awarded $67M to develop amphibious combat vehicle for Marines BAE Systems was awarded a $67 million contract to develop three amphibious combat vehicle command and control variants, as well as the ACV medium caliber cannon MRV, for the U.S. Marines....
17:00, 06/21/2019

Nurse in trousers awarded marathon record after outcry Guinness World Records admits its rule that nurses wear a dress was outdatedAn NHS nurse who was told her marathon world record attempt was void because she wore scrubs rather than a dress has had the...
02:51, 05/08/2019

HII awarded $687M to modernize, maintain USS Gerald R. Ford Huntington Ingalls was awarded a five-year, $687 million contract for work on the USS Gerald R. Ford, which includes repair and modernization, as well as continuous and emergent maintenance, on the lo...
23:17, 06/13/2019

ERAPSCO awarded $1.04 billion U.S. defense contract: Pentagon ERAPSCO, a joint venture between Sparton Corp and a subsidiary of Ultra Electronics, was awarded a $1.041 billion U.S. defense contract on Thursday to produce air-launched, expendable sonobuoys used i...
01:17, 07/19/2019

Lockheed awarded $405.7M contract for Army's hypersonic missile Lockheed Martin Space received a $405.7 million contract for the U.S. Army's hypersonic Conventional Prompt Strike missile, the Defense Department said....
18:51, 08/07/2019

NFL QB Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond fraud lawsuit New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees won more than $6 million in a San Diego court Friday over a lawsuit that claimed he had been sold overpriced diamonds from a jeweler more than a decade ago....
23:17, 06/22/2019

UA student athlete awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal TUCSON –  Katrina Konopka, an All-American swimmer and Scholar All-American, has been awarded the Merrill P. Freeman Medal. The UA Administration selects two students annually to receive the pre...
07:17, 05/11/2019

Boeing awarded $5.7B for KC-46 Pegasus combat capability work Boeing has been awarded a $5.7 billion post-production contract for combat capability for the U.S. Air Force's new K-46 Pegasus refuelling tanker aircraft....
16:34, 04/30/2019

U.S. investor awarded $75 million in cryptocurrency crime case U.S. entrepreneur and cryptocurrency investor Michael Terpin won $75.8 million in a civil judgment against a 21-year-old man who Terpin said was part of a scheme that defrauded him of digital currenci...
01:34, 05/11/2019

Drew Brees awarded $6M in diamond-fraud lawsuit SAN DIEGO — A jury has awarded more than $6 million to New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees in a lawsuit that claimed a San Diego County jeweler sold him overpriced diamonds. The San Diego Union-...
05:51, 06/22/2019

Malawi peacekeeper awarded UN medal for bravery posthumously Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has presented the United Nations’ highest medal for bravery to a peacekeeper from Malawi who saved a wounded comrade in the Ebola-stricken region of eastern Congo an...
03:00, 05/25/2019

Insitu awarded $47.9M to deliver ScanEagles to four U.S. allies in Asia Insitu was awarded a $47.9 million contract for a total of 34 ScanEagle reconnaissance unmanned air vehicles for the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia, the Philippines and Vietnam....
02:34, 06/04/2019

Eight tie in U.S. spelling bee, each gets $50,000 cash prize Eight young super spellers all tied, and all were crowned co-champions of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what competition officials said was a first for the event....
08:51, 05/31/2019

Eight Tie In US Spelling Bee With $50,000 Cash Prize For Each Eight young super spellers beat the dictionary to be crowned co-winners of the Scripps National Spelling Bee, in what officials said was a first since the US word contest started in 1925....
19:00, 05/31/2019

CBI Officers Who Led Saradha, 2G Probe Awarded President's Police Medals CBI officers who are probing the Saradha ponzi scam and the 2G telecom spectrum allocation scam are among the 32 personnel from the agency awarded the coveted police medals on the occasion of......
03:00, 08/15/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
23:34, 07/15/2019

Raytheon awarded $101.3M to build anti-tank missiles for U.S. Army Raytheon has been awarded a $101.3 million contract to build the radio-controlled tactically-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided anti-tank missiles for the U.S. Army....
07:00, 05/14/2019

SpaceX sues over 'wrongly awarded' Air Force rocket contracts To say that SpaceX was unhappy with losing out on the US Air Force's rocket development contracts would be an understatement. The company has sued the US government under claims that the Air For...
01:00, 05/23/2019

Homeless Student Awarded $3 Million in Scholarships, Named Valedictorian For most high school students, their senior year is riddled with challenges. But outside of the demands of homework and having hormones on the fritz, 17-year-old Tupac Mosley of Memphis, Tenn., faces ...
23:51, 05/22/2019

Nurse who ran marathon in scrubs awarded world record after outcry A British nurse who was denied a Guinness World Record because she ran the London Marathon wearing modern-day scrubs instead of an old-fashioned dress has been granted the title after a backlash. Jess...
18:34, 05/08/2019

Beacon HS student burned in botched chemistry experiment awarded nearly $60M A Manhattan jury on Monday awarded nearly $60 million in damages to a former Beacon High School student who was badly burned by a teacher’s botched chemistry experiment more than five years ago....
00:34, 07/02/2019

Boeing awarded $999M contract for A-10 Warthog wing replacements Boeing has been awarded a $999 million contract for 112 A-10 wing assemblies and 15 wing kits, which will cover 109 aircraft and leave three spare sets. Earlier this month, Boeing finished wing replac...
23:51, 08/22/2019

Former NYC student awarded nearly $60M after chemistry experiment left him severely disfigured A former New York City high school student was awarded nearly $60 million by a jury after he was left severely disfigured in a horrific chemistry experiment gone wrong....
15:17, 07/02/2019

Science Applications awarded $41.8M for work on Navy missile systems Science Applications International was awarded $41.8 million by the U.S. Navy for the overhaul and repair of the MK-82 Director and AN/SPG-62 Antenna systems, both part of the AEGIS combat system suit...
21:00, 06/17/2019

Raytheon awarded $101.1M to build anti-tank missiles for U.S. Army Raytheon has been awarded a $101.3 million contract to build the radio-controlled tactically-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided anti-tank missiles for the U.S. Army....
18:34, 05/13/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $1.4B for contract Saudi THAAD system Lockheed Martin received a $1.4 billion contract for support items and construction of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense interceptor for Saudi Arabia, which was part of a $110 billion deal annou...
23:17, 07/22/2019

Olivia Colman awarded CBE in Queen's birthday honours list Sculptor Rachel Whiteread becomes a dame and Tunnock’s teacake creator is knightedOlivia Colman, who plays the Queen in the forthcoming series of Netflix’s The Crown, has been awarded a CBE in the Que...
19:51, 06/08/2019

Ralph Lauren awarded honorary knighthood for services to fashion Seventy-nine-year-old becomes first American designer to receive the honourRalph Lauren has received an honorary knighthood for services to fashion, becoming the first American designer to be awarded ...
02:00, 06/20/2019

Leidos Inc. awarded $66.7M for Air Force Research Lab C4ISR sensor work Leidos Inc. received a $66.7 million contract with the U.S. Air Force to develop sensors and sensor systems for intelligence, surveillance, reconnaissance and battlespace awareness, the Pentagon annou...
23:00, 07/03/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $9.3M for post shakedown work on USS Billings Lockheed Martin was awarded a $9.3 million contract to provide post shakedown availability on the U.S. Navy's future USS Billings, a littoral combat ship undergoing sea trials....
02:34, 06/04/2019

Bell Boeing awarded $42.2M ffor engineering, technical support for V-22 Bell Boeing was awarded a $42.2 million contract for engineering and technical support for the V-22 Osprey flight control system and on-aircraft avionics for the U.S. Marine Corps and Air Force....
16:51, 05/17/2019

General Atomics awarded $36.4M for drone, intelligence work in Afghanistan General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. received a $36.4 million contract for unmanned drone intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance services, the Defense Department announced....
18:51, 05/31/2019

Kentucky businesses awarded grant to fight opioid epidemic LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — The Kentucky Chamber Workforce Center has been awarded about $700,000 in grant money to identify how businesses can prevent opioid addiction in the workplace and help employees r...
18:34, 06/25/2019

African-American strippers awarded more than $3 million in discrimination case Five African American dancers will split more than $3 million awarded to them Wednesday for back pay and suffering while working in a Mississippi strip club....
05:34, 05/19/2019

Louisiana teen accepted into 139 colleges, awarded $8.7 million in scholarships Normandie Cormier, 18, had to narrow down her options after receiving more than 100 acceptance letters and millions in scholarships.        ...
05:34, 05/29/2019

Lockheed awarded $7.1M to integrate, test combat system on new frigates Lockheed Martin was awarded a $7.1 million contract for combat system ship integration and testing on the next generation of guided-missile frigate, the FFG(X), which is in the early stages of design ...
21:34, 07/02/2019

Lockheed awarded $362.7M for Army's multiple launch rocket systems Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $362.7 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with multiple launch rocket system spares, improvements and other repair services....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Lockheed awarded $20M to provide services for subs' warfare systems Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $20 million contract to provide engineering and technical services for the AN/BLQ-10 submarine electronic warfare system....
21:34, 04/28/2019

VT Halter awarded $745.9M for Coast Guard's new Polar Security Cutter VT Halter Marine received a $745.9 million contract for design of the new class of polar icebreakers for the Coast Guard, as well as long lead-time material and construction of the vessel....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $76.7M for AEGIS development, test sites Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $76.7 million contract that exercises options for operation and maintenance of AEGIS missile system development and test sites for the U.S. Navy and others....
05:51, 06/21/2019

Geoffrey Rush awarded $2 million in Sydney defamation case Oscar-winning actor Geoffrey Rush has been was awarded 2.9 million Australian dollars ($2 million) damages in a defamation case against a newspaper publisher and journalist over reports he had been ac...
11:34, 05/23/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $492 million defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $492 million contract to produce launchers and support equipment for the M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems for the U.S. Army, the Pentagon said on Monday....
00:17, 07/16/2019

Lockheed awarded $13.9M for work on AEGIS Speed to Capability cycles Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $13.9 million contract for engineering, modeling and design for AEGIS Speed to Capability cycles and work on the AEGIS Baseline 9 system....
16:51, 04/29/2019

Venice Biennale’s Top Prize Goes to Lithuania “Sun & Sea (Marina),” which features opera singers on an artificial beach, was the second successive performance piece to win the Golden Lion for best national participation....
16:51, 05/11/2019

Physicists who came up with supergravity win $3m Breakthrough Prize Supergravity is an idea that could unite general relativity with quantum mechanics, and the three physicists who formulated it have now won a $3 million prize for their work...
01:17, 08/07/2019

Four women chase $500,000 W Series top prize W Series was created to address a gender imbalance in top flight motorsport Briton Jamie Chadwick leads rivals as inaugural all-female racing series heads for penultimate round W Series, the all-fe...
10:34, 07/18/2019

FLIR Surveillance awarded $12.6M for sensors aboard littoral combat ships FLIR Surveillance Inc. received a $12.6 million contract for supplies, repairs and upgrades to sensor systems aboard U.S. Navy littoral combat ships....
05:51, 08/18/2019

UPDATE 1-Lockheed awarded $1.48 bln Saudi missile defense contract -Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:34, 07/20/2019

Slain North Carolina college student awarded police honor CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina police department has honored a college student who was killed when a gunman opened fire inside a classroom. News outlets report the family of UNC Charlotte stu...
02:00, 05/16/2019

Family of Man Who Died of Dehydration in David Clarke's Jail Awarded $6.75 Million The family of Terrill Thomas, a mentally ill man who died of “profound dehydration” in a jail run by former Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke have been awarded $6.75 million in a settlement, accor...
05:17, 05/29/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $723.6M contract for Hellfire II missiles for Army, allies Lockheed Martin received a three-year $723.6 million contract to procure a variety of Hellfire II missile systems for the U.S. Army, Lebanon, Netherlands and France....
21:34, 04/28/2019

Teams 3D Print Planetary Habitats, Awarded $700K in NASA Challenge After 30 hours of 3D printing over four days of head-to-head competition, NASA and partner Bradley University of Peoria, Illinois, have awarded $700,000 to two teams in the final round of the 3D-Print...
23:34, 05/06/2019

Who was Elena Cornaro Piscopia? Google Doodle honours the first woman to be awarded a PhD Many people won't have heard of Elena Cornaro Piscopia, but as the first woman to receive a doctorate, she is credited with paving the way for women in academia....
15:00, 06/05/2019

Justine Damond's family awarded record $US20m settlement from Minneapolis The settlement calls for them to donate $US2m to a Minneapolis foundation aimed at addressing gun violenceThe family of murdered Australian life coach and yoga instructor Justine Ruszczyk Damond will ...
18:00, 05/04/2019

AAR Defense Systems & Logistics awarded contract for Afghan Air Force C-130s AAR Defense Systems and Logistics received a $209.9 million contract for logistics support of the Afghanistan Air Force's C-130 planes, the Pentagon announced....
20:00, 07/05/2019

DOJ official Bruce Ohr awarded $28G bonus amid Russia probe, records indicate Bruce Ohr, the Justice Department official whose connection to the opposition research firm responsible for the anti-Trump “dossier” led to his eventual demotion, was awarded a $28,000 performance bon...
22:51, 06/07/2019

Simon Taufel Claims England Were "Mistakenly" Awarded Extra Run In Final Simon Taufel claimed that umpires had made a "clear mistake", as the England batsmen had not crossed for their second run in the final over, and should have been awarded five runs and not six....
16:00, 07/15/2019

Vincent Kompany handball: Should Watford have been awarded penalty in FA Cup Final vs Man City? The Watford players were left incensed at Wembley when they were denied a penalty for an apparent handball by Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany in Saturday's FA Cup Final....
19:00, 05/18/2019

Comedian Dean Obeidallah awarded $4.1M in defamation suit against Daily Stormer A federal judge has ordered the publishers of a white supremacist website, the Daily Stormer, to pay $4.1 million in damages to Muslim comedian Dean Obeidallah for publishing false statements accusing...
20:00, 06/13/2019

UFC's Yoel Romero awarded $27 million in tainted supplement lawsuit Yoel Romero's name has been further cleared of wrongdoing after a 2016 drug test was proven to have stemmed from a tainted supplement.        ...
22:34, 05/29/2019

Lockheed awarded $1.48 billion Saudi missile defense contract: Pentagon Lockheed Martin was awarded a $1.48 billion contract to build the THAAD missile defense system for Saudi Arabia, bringing the total value of the deal to $5.36 billion, the Pentagon said on Friday....
00:34, 07/20/2019

Cycling: Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta crown after Cobo doping ban Eight years on, Chris Froome has been crowned winner of the 2011 Vuelta a Espana after Spain's Juan Jose Cobo was stripped of the title following a doping violation....
13:00, 07/18/2019

Google awarded anti-abortion group $150,000 in free advertising: report Google has come under the scrutiny of activists and reproductive rights groups after it was reported that the tech giant gave $150,000 worth of free advertising to anti-abortion group Obria....
04:51, 05/16/2019

Wimbledon prize money rises 11.8 percent Wimbledon prize money will total 38 million pounds ($49 million) for this year's championships, a rise of 11.8 percent, the All England Club announced on Tuesday....
16:00, 04/30/2019

Supergravity pioneers win $3m Special Breakthrough prize Daniel Freedman, Peter van Nieuwenhuizen and Sergio Ferrara developed landmark theory in 1970sThe most lucrative prize in science has been awarded to three researchers for a landmark theory that marri...
04:17, 08/07/2019

Négar Djavadi’s novel ‘Disoriental’ receives $10,000 prize A multi-generational novel set in France and Iran has won a $10,000 prize for best French fiction translated into English. Négar Djavadi’s (nay-GAHR’ juh-vah-DEE) “Disoriental”...
18:34, 06/06/2019

CES re-awards revoked robotics prize to women's sex toy There was outrage and disbelief earlier this year when the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) -- the organization behind the major CES annual tech show -- revoked its Robotics Innovation Award from...
18:17, 05/08/2019

The Google Lunar X Prize’s Race to the Moon Is Over. Nobody Won. None of the remaining competitors for the $20 million award will be able to get off the ground by March 31, a deadline that had already been extended multiple times....
18:00, 05/20/2019

Look: D.C. Lottery player's 3-3-3-3-3 ticket wins him a second top prize A man who collected $25,000 from a Washington, D.C., lottery drawing using the numbers 6-6-6-6-6 won a second payout, this time using the numbers 3-3-3-3-3....
09:51, 07/31/2019

Structure for $100,000 Le Mans Eports prize revealed The structure for the $100,000 Le Mans Esports Super Final prize fund has been revealed ahead of the event that will take place at the World Endurance Championship finale...
14:00, 05/15/2019

Millennials Prize Experiences. Now So Do Travel Companies. Forget the thread count, plush bathrobes and white goose-down pillows. A vacation is no longer defined by where you stay, but what you do—at least for many millennials....
16:34, 06/10/2019

Have Your Kid Read to the Dog There’s something about their curious eyes. Their rhythmic breaths. Their warm, comforting bodies. Somehow, it seems impossible to feel anxious while reading to a dog....
19:00, 06/24/2019

When You’ve Seen ‘When They See Us,’ Here’s What to Read These books include ones focused on the Central Park Five and others exploring issues of racism and criminal justice that Netflix’s mini-series raises....
21:17, 06/13/2019

Myanmar’s temple city Bagan awarded UNESCO World Heritage status UNESCO inscribed Myanmar’s ancient capital of Bagan as a World Heritage Site on Saturday, nearly a quarter of a century after the complex of Buddhist temples was first nominated for listing....
17:35, 07/06/2019

Woman who was forced to give birth in handcuffs awarded $610,000 in New York City settlement The complaint also said that she fed her baby with only one arm because she was still handcuffed after the birth.        ...
05:00, 07/06/2019

New report finds NASA awarded Boeing large fees despite SLS launch slips Enlarge / When will NASA's Space Launch System rocket take flight? (credit: NASA) As NASA talks up its Artemis Program to return humans to the Moon by the year 2024, a new report from the US Governm...
17:51, 06/19/2019

Special Forces Sergeant, Killed in Niger Ambush, Is Awarded a Silver Star The award to Staff Sgt. Dustin M. Wright is one of nine to soldiers for their actions in a deadly ambush that has primarily spawned investigations, recriminations and reprimands....
04:34, 08/15/2019

Chris Froome awarded 2011 Vuelta a España title after Cobo doping ban Team Sky rider originally finished second to Spanish riderFroome is now the first British winner of a Grand TourChris Froome has officially been named as the winner of the 2011 Vuelta a España followi...
05:34, 07/18/2019

Grand Canyon University student awarded golden buzzer on ‘America’s Got Talent’ (CNN)  – “America’s Got Talent” judge Howie Mandel used his foot to tap his Golden Buzzer for a singer/songwriter he called “electric” on Tuesday night. Mandel was ...
22:00, 06/05/2019

Lockheed Martin awarded $9.1M contract for work on AEGIS systems in Romania, Poland Lockheed Martin has been awarded a $9.1 million contract for support and ship integration and engineering of the AEGIS Ashore system in Poland and Romania....
16:51, 04/29/2019

Policeman's charity inspiring youths away from crime awarded £30k grant from Standard A charity started by a Met police officer is one of 16 groups tackling youth violence funded by the third round of Save London Lives grants. David Cohen reports...
13:17, 07/26/2019

Couple awarded $2 billion after claiming Roundup weed killer caused cancer A California couple was awarded more than $2 billion in damages on Monday after a jury agreed that the Roundup weed killer they had been using for more than three decades had caused them to get cancer...
06:17, 05/14/2019

Lloyds pips rivals to £3.7bn Tesco Bank prize ‎Britain's biggest mortgage lender has seen off competition from some of its biggest high street rivals to snap up a £3.7bn book of home loans from Tesco Bank....
10:51, 07/31/2019

Word whiz kids compete for $50,000 prize in U.S. spelling bee Nearly 500 word wizards were still in contention on Wednesday as the Scripps National Spelling Bee entered its second day, as the best young spellers strive for the top cash prize of $50,000....
19:00, 05/29/2019

Chelsea legends to battle for £170m prize at Wembley Frank Lampard will do battle with John Terry for a place in the Premier League on May 27 after he led Derby to the Championship play-off final against Aston Villa....
13:17, 05/16/2019

Physicists to Split $3 Million Breakthrough Prize for Supergravity Physicists Sergio Ferrara, Dan Freedman, and Peter van Nieuwenhuizen will split a $3 million Breakthrough Prize for their theory of supergravity, which drives much of today’s physics research toward o...
19:17, 08/06/2019

‘Celestial Bodies’ Wins Man Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi’s family saga is the first Arabic novel to win the translated literature prize. She shares the award with the book’s translator, Marilyn Booth....
23:34, 05/21/2019

Trump Brings His Own Prize to Japan's Sumo Championship Japan’s ancient sporting tradition is getting an infusion of the Trump brand Sunday when President Trump becomes the first American leader to present a trophy to the winner of a sumo wrestling tournam...
09:17, 05/26/2019

Bong d’Or: Korean director wins Cannes’ top prize South Korean director Bong Joon-ho’s social satire “Parasite,” about a poor family of hustlers who find jobs with a wealthy family, has won the Cannes Film Festival’s top award, the Palme d’Or...
06:51, 05/26/2019

Women’s $1 Mother’s Day gift turns out to be $1.3M lotto prize AUTRYVILLE, N.C. — A North Carolina woman was gifted a $1 lottery ticket for Mother’s Day that turned out to be worth $1.3 million. News outlets report Vielka Roman, of Sampson County, won the t...
08:51, 05/16/2019

Rapinoe: FIFA's prize money boost still 'not fair' Despite a proposal announced Friday by FIFA president Gianni Infantino to invest $1 billion in the women's game over the next four years and double prize money at the 2023 Women's World Cup, U.S. capt...
18:53, 07/06/2019

A Pulitzer Prize-Winning Columnist Was ‘Swatted’ but Survived. Here’s What He Has to Say About That Leonard Pitts Jr., a Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, was laying in his bed in Bowie, Md., early on Sunday morning when he woke up to a phone call. It was the police....
20:34, 07/03/2019

Women's British Open winner to be paid less than one-third of men's prize The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
17:51, 07/08/2019

Ukrainian journalist declines Aachen Peace Prize Ruslan Kotsaba has renounced the honor after coming in for criticism for anti-Semitic comments. The journalist had previously distanced himself from the statements and apologized....
17:51, 05/23/2019

Slowthai on Mercury prize, new PM and supporting Liam Gallagher As people are starting to quietly trail out of the room at the end of the Mercury Prize 2019 announcement, a loud voice shouts out from the podium: "Yes, mate! Mercury nominated, mate!"...
19:34, 07/25/2019

Women's Open raises prize fund to $4.5 million The Women's British Open winner's paycheck will be less than one-third of that of her male counterpart's at The Open, but the overall prize fund for the women's major has been significantly increased....
22:00, 07/08/2019

Rapinoe slams FIFA over schedule, prize money United States co-captain Megan Rapinoe launched a scathing attack on world soccer's governing body FIFA, on the eve of the women's World Cup final, saying the organization did not respect the female g...
20:00, 07/06/2019

‘Nobel Prize in stupidity’: Holocaust survivor wants AOC out of Congress There are few remaining survivors of concentration camps. Ed Mosberg is one of them. And the 93-year-old from Morris Plains, NJ, has no time for Rep. ­Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s statements last week, ...
05:51, 06/30/2019

Turner Prize Shortlist Promotes Political Artists The shortlist for this year’s prize included an artist who creates fantasy worlds “beyond patriarchal limits” and one who recreated a Syrian prison using sound....
15:00, 05/01/2019

Nigerian debut novelist among finalists for Women’s Prize Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women’s Prize for Fiction...
21:00, 04/29/2019

Chappelle to receive Mark Twain Prize for humor WASHINGTON (AP) — Comedian Dave Chappelle has been chosen to receive this year’s Mark Twain Prize for American Humor. The 45-year-old Chappelle shot to international stardom through his Comedy C...
22:00, 05/07/2019

The Race To Have The Biggest Prize Pool In Esports History When Epic Games announced $30 million in prize money for this July’s Fortnite World Cup, it seemed set to be the largest ever for an esports event. That increasingly looks like it might no longer end ...
04:00, 06/29/2019

Women’s prize winner Tayari Jones: ‘Before this, I had never won a raffle’ An American Marriage is a story about the traumatic effect of injustice on a black family in the US. But it might never have been published if it wasn’t for the intervention of a mystery author‘I’m a ...
18:17, 06/09/2019

Woman didn’t know she won $1M prize until relative’s Facebook post A Louisiana woman won a $1 million Powerball prize this week — but had no idea until an out-of-state relative tagged her in a post about the drawing on Facebook, lottery officials said this week...
18:34, 06/28/2019

Leading players want Wimbledon to increase prize money despite £38m pot • Players seeking bigger proportion of tournament revenue• Federer among those calling for lower tiers to get more fundsWimbledon may have to increase its prize money significantly and change the way ...
17:51, 06/27/2019

Prize-winning journalists released from Myanmar prison Two Reuters journalists whose arrests over 500 days ago sparked international condemnation of the Myanmar government were among some 6,520 inmates freed Tuesday under a presidential pardon....
10:17, 05/07/2019

A chef of modern Southern cuisine wins top U.S. prize Ashley Christensen, who transformed a luncheonette into a modern diner that serves her unique vision of Southern cuisine, was named the country's top chef by the James Beard Foundation on Monday, the....
06:17, 05/07/2019

5 new books to read in May Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the bo...
19:00, 05/03/2019

Here Are the 10 New Books You Should Read in May Many of the best new books coming out in May ask readers to question humankind’s durability in the face of adversity, whether it be troubling changes meant to “rejuvenate” society, a...
22:17, 04/30/2019

Do You Ever Read Your Journal? Journaling can be a great practice for getting ready to start the day, for thinking through your goals and dreams, and to harness your creativity. But if you’re doing all this writing, when do you rea...
00:00, 08/17/2019

How to 'Read' Your Tires The brand name of your vehicle’s tires is splashed loud and proud across the side so everyone can see that you only trust Bridgestone or Michelin or Hankook. (Okay, to be fair, it’s also helpful if yo...
04:34, 07/24/2019

AI can read your emotions. Should it? Advertisers, tech giants and border forces are using face tracking software to monitor our moods – whether we like it or notIt is early July, almost 30C outside, but Mihkel Jäätma is thinking about Ch...
18:00, 08/17/2019

How to read your first tweet (and all your other old ones) Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. Whether you’re looking for that hilarious joke you tweeted las...
20:17, 07/06/2019

The Quick Read About… the 5G War Is Upon Us What Happened: Last week, the US government placed China’s state-champion Huawei on the Commerce Department’s Entity List, banning the tech company from buying critical parts it needs from...
00:34, 05/25/2019

Raheem Sterling denied FA Cup Final hat-trick after Gabriel Jesus is officially awarded Man City second Raheem Sterling was denied an FA Cup final hat-trick after Manchester City's second goal in their 6-0 triumph over Watford was eventually awarded to Gabriel Jesus....
23:17, 05/18/2019

Minneapolis Police Officer Awarded $585,000 in Suit Over Abuse of State Driver's License Database Minneapolis police officer Amy Krekelberg won $585,000 in a jury verdict this week, including $300,000 in punitive damages, after suing the city and two officers over unauthorized access to a governme...
05:00, 06/24/2019

CBOE Awarded Best Overall Exchange at Wall Street Letter Institutional Trading Awards Ceremony CHICAGO, IL -- February 24, 2016 -- The Chicago Board Options Exchange® (CBOE®) announced today that the exchange was awarded “Best Overall Exchange” at the fifth annual Wall Street Letter (WS...
20:00, 05/01/2019

Suzanne Moore of the Guardian wins Orwell prize for journalism Articles on Brexit and #MeToo aftermath make columnist joint winner with Steve Bloomfield of ProspectThe Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore has won the Orwell prize for journalism for her “stubborn and ...
13:51, 06/26/2019

Women's tennis tournament offers historic $4.75m prize money As the debate around pay parity in sport rumbles on, one women's tournament in China is offering the biggest prize money in the history of tennis (yes, that even includes the men's tour)....
14:51, 08/01/2019

Work bonus leads man to $300 casino prize, $300,000 lottery jackpot A Michigan man who received a small bonus from work managed to win $300 from a casino and $300,000 from a scratch-off lottery ticket on the same day....
23:17, 05/23/2019

Chelsea revel in chaos and controversy to claim another major prize Chaos and controversy are mainstays of the Roman Abramovich era at Chelsea, yet no matter what the drama, winning remains a powerful, unstoppable strand of their DNA....
14:51, 05/30/2019

Gulf between US Open prize funds for women and men remains a chasm Second major of the season gets under way at the Country Club of Charleston on Thursday but the $5.5m purse is dwarfed by the men’s of $12.5mThe USGA normally has to wait until June before the annual ...
19:34, 05/29/2019

Yale historian wins Parkman Prize for Frederick Douglass bio NEW YORK (AP) — Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange are among this year’s winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians. The societ...
14:00, 05/06/2019

Nobel Prize-winning author Toni Morrison dies The first black woman to receive the Nobel literature prize, Toni Morrison, has died at the age of 88. Her novel "Beloved" won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1988....
19:51, 08/06/2019

Pete Alonso will donate a portion of Home Run Derby prize Pete Alonso wants to win the Home Run Derby because of the competitor in him, but the Mets first baseman has other motives. The rookie slugger on Tuesday indicated he intends to donate a portion of hi...
08:34, 07/03/2019

Sen. Meadows on AG Barr criticism: Dems want a 'political consolation prize' Sen. Mark Meadows, R-N.C., dismissed the letter sent by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr criticizing his four-page summary of the Russia investigation, saying that Democ...
04:51, 05/02/2019

Campaigner protecting endangered lynx wins environment prize Ana Colovic Lesoska's seven-year campaign halted hydropower projects in North Macedonia's largest national park, a critical habitat for the nearly extinct Balkan lynx....
15:00, 04/29/2019

Satoshi’s Treasure to add side quests on top of $1 million Bitcoin prize A million-dollar Bitcoin scavenger hunt began only two weeks ago, but one player has already built software to help others co-ordinate their detective efforts. Satoshi’s Treasure works like this: game...
20:17, 04/29/2019

World's Fastest Gamer launches again, has R-Motorsport drive prize The second season of World's Fastest Gamer has been launched and the winner will receive a full real-life racing programme with R-Motorsport that includes the Spa and Daytona 24 Hours...
19:34, 07/03/2019

Robert Kraft feted in Israel for ‘Jewish Nobel Prize’ JERUSALEM — Israel is rolling out the red carpet for New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, who arrives next week to collect the Genesis Prize, a prestigious award commonly known as the “Jewis...
05:17, 06/13/2019

Parkland student journalists recognized at Pulitzer Prize ceremony Pulitzer Prizes are issued for achievements in journalism, literature and the arts. Honorees covered shootings at Parkland, Pittsburgh, Annapolis.        ...
04:00, 05/29/2019

How Survivor Winners Have Spent, Saved or Wasted Their $1 Million Prize They can outwit. They can outplay. They can outlast. But can they overspend? There are many reasons go on Survivor these days: they want to test their limits, they're a super-fan who......
00:00, 05/16/2019

Teenage Filmmaker Wins Top Prize at the Tribeca Film Festival “Burning Cane,” written, directed and shot by Phillip Youmans, won the Founders Award as well as best cinematography and best actor (for Wendell Pierce.)...
01:34, 05/03/2019

| Football scandal girl film wins top Cannes prize A film starring the former under-age escort at the heart of a scandal that shook the French football team won one of the top prizes at the Cannes film festival...
19:17, 05/23/2019

The 1975, Dave among rockers and rappers nominated for Mercury Prize Rock bands The 1975 and Foals as well as rappers slowthai and Dave are among the 12 acts nominated for this year's Mercury Prize, organizers of the British music award said on Thursday....
16:51, 07/25/2019

Dave Chappelle to Receive Mark Twain Prize for Humor The Kennedy Center said it had chosen Chappelle, the stand-up and sketch comedy star, for having “challenged us to see hot-button issues from his entirely original yet relatable perspective.”...
20:17, 05/07/2019

‘The Father’ wins Karlovy Vary film fest’s top prize ‘The Father,’ a film directed by Bulgarian filmmaking duo Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov, wins top prize at the 54th edition of an international film festival in the Czech spa town of Karlovy Va...
22:17, 07/06/2019

Kevin McCarthy Wins the Prize for Most Ridiculous AOC Attack of the Week The painfully stupid argument over whether Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was right to label the government’s migrant internment centers “concentration camps” (she extremely was) continued unabated on ...
21:00, 06/19/2019

Marseille forfeits $2M prize money in UEFA finance case Marseille will pay UEFA 2 million euros ($2.24 million) for breaking financial fair play rules monitoring spending on player transfers and wages       ...
21:51, 06/19/2019

Release of prize-winning Reuters journalists in Myanmar welcomed by UN The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however t...
18:34, 05/07/2019

Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood Are in the Running for the Booker Prize (LONDON) — Booker Prize winners Salman Rushdie and Margaret Atwood are contenders again for the coveted fiction trophy. Rushdie, who won in 1981 for “Midnight’s Children,” make...
05:00, 07/24/2019

How to Easily Increase Your Chance of Winning The 'Top Prize' With Lottery Scratchers Scratchers have always been a thing I’ve enjoyed buying. I’ll occasionally grab a fun-looking $1 or $2 scratcher from the vending machine at the grocery store as I’m on my way out, or buy one of those...
19:17, 04/28/2019

American educator Khan wins prestigious Spanish prize MADRID (AP) — American educator Salman Khan and his Khan Academy online platform that offers free classes worldwide have won Spain’s Princess of Asturias award for international cooperation. The...
13:00, 05/08/2019

He pioneered a renaissance in Native American literature. Now, a peace prize Novelist, poet and essayist N. Scott Momaday has been selected for the Richard C. Holbrooke Distinguished Achievement Award peace prize.        ...
17:00, 07/22/2019

Second WTCR Esports season has $25,000 prize pot, real drivers to race The second World Touring Car Cup Esports season has launched with a seven-round calendar, which concludes alongside the real-life WTCR finale at Sepang...
19:00, 07/25/2019

| 'Discrimination' victim Tatishvili wins prize money appeal Anna Tatishvili, who was stripped of her prize money at Roland Garros for "not playing at a professional standard", has had her punishment overturned....
02:17, 07/20/2019

Find out how Jimmy Olsen won his Pulitzer Prize in this exclusive preview DC has done exceptional work with its two recent debuts spotlighting Superman’s key supporting players, Lois Lane and Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen, giving each 12-issue miniseries a distinct point of vi...
18:17, 08/20/2019

Female squash stars furious after getting vibrators as tournament prize A group of champion female squash players slammed the Spanish tournament they won as sexist after being given vibrators as a prize. The incident took place after the winner of the Asturias Squash Cham...
22:00, 05/22/2019

Water Innovation Prize goes to startups targeting methane and wastewater A startup with a cheap technology for purifying textile wastewater and another with a system to help reduce methane emissions from cattle were named co-winners of the MIT Water Innovation Prize on Thu...
18:34, 04/28/2019

Polanski, 'The Laundromat' and 'Joker' vie for top prize at Venice film festival A space odyssey starring Brad Pitt, Steven Soderbergh's financial thriller "The Laundromat", Joaquin Phoenix's stint as "Joker" and Roman Polanski's new movie on the Dreyfus affair will vie for the to...
16:51, 07/25/2019

Nobel Prize-Winning Writer Toni Morrison Dies At 88 Toni Morrison, the first African American woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, has died following a short illness, her family said in a statement on Tuesday. She was 88....
01:17, 08/07/2019

From bees to refugees: The German Book Prize releases its longlist One of the most prestigious prizes for literature in German will go to one of 20 books selected for consideration. Bosnian-German author Saša Stanišić is among the listed authors....
01:17, 08/21/2019

The Quick Read About… the U.K. after Theresa May What Happened This Week: Theresa May has finally stepped down as head of the Conservative Party—Britain’s long national nightmare is finally over. Well, one of them anyways. Why It Matters...
08:00, 06/11/2019

Why should authors read your bad reviews? After Angie Thomas requested that she not be tagged into negative reviews of her books on social media, she has received a torrent of abuseHistory has yet to find the book that is universally adored –...
20:17, 07/01/2019

How to Read More Books Without Stalling Out Filmmaker Max Joseph wants to read more than one book a year—he wants to read one a week. So he asked a few voracious readers for advice, in a 38-minute video that includes lengthy tours of European b...
18:00, 05/21/2019

Here Are the 11 New Books You Should Read in August Both intrinsically timeless and timely, memory shapes who we are and how we think of the world around us. But what happens when catastrophe strikes and remembering becomes difficult? How do we reckon ...
10:51, 07/31/2019

5 new books to read in August Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five of the bo...
19:51, 07/31/2019

What Books to Read This Summer The best format for a summer book is a paperback: readable in bright sunlight, light enough to throw in a bag, cheap enough to destroy with grass and sand and water. But whatever format you read in, h...
17:34, 05/31/2019

If you have a Snapchat account, you need to read this Just because messages and videos on Snapchat sent in Chat disappear after being read doesn't mean that this content is safely hidden from prying eyes. According to Motherboard (via SlashGear), this da...
04:00, 05/25/2019

6 new books to read in June Every month, a deluge of new books comes flooding out from big publishers, indie houses, and self-publishing platforms. So every month, The A.V. Club narrows down the endless options to five (or six) ...
14:51, 06/03/2019

Read to Your Kids While They're in the Bathtub There’s really no bad time or place to read to a child (okay, maybe while scuba diving or getting a root canal, but you know what I mean). Still, when my daughter was younger, one of the greatest stor...
10:34, 05/30/2019

What to Read About ‘Once Upon a Time … in Hollywood’ Still thinking about that ending? Or Brad Pitt’s moccasins? Quentin Tarantino’s latest film has generated a lot of ink — and controversy. Here’s what’s worth your time....
22:51, 08/20/2019

32 Books You Need to Read This Summer Summer reading might be synonymous with relaxing on a beach somewhere, but that doesn’t mean the most anticipated books of the season are limited to certain genres. Alongside the best of this su...
19:00, 05/29/2019

Read Movie Scripts With Your Kid My 6-year-old and I have been enjoying a children’s book series called “You Read to Me, I’ll Read to You.” These books are formatted for two people to take turns reading different parts, like a script...
20:00, 05/06/2019

Nurse awarded world record for London Marathon after bid was first denied because she didn't wear dress Jessica Anderson ran the London Marathon in her scrubs last month, setting a world record that was first denied because she was wearing scrubs not a dress.        ...
19:51, 05/08/2019

UNC Charlotte student killed while stopping a gunman in his classroom was awarded posthumous ROTC Medal of Heroism Associated Press Army ROTC cadet Riley Howell, who was killed in a shooting at UNC Charlotte in April, was posthumously awarded the ROTC Medal of Heroism this month. The 21-year-old was buried with f...
04:00, 05/24/2019

Tony Horwitz, Prize-Winning Journalist and Best-Selling Author, Dies at 60 A Pulitzer Prize winner at The Wall Street Journal, he wrote the best sellers “Blue Latitudes” and “Confederates in the Attic” and seven other books....
20:51, 05/28/2019

Book award named for Ernest Gaines raises cash prize BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — The cash prize that goes with the book award named for author Ernest Gaines is growing. The Baton Rouge Area Foundation, which underwrites the Ernest J. Gaines Award for Litera...
20:51, 06/26/2019

Jokha Alharthi, First Arabic Author, Wins Man Booker Literature Prize Jokha Alharthi on Tuesday became the first Arabic author to win the Man Booker International prize for her novel "Celestial Bodies" which reveals her Omani homeland's post-colonial evolution....
02:34, 05/22/2019

Alain Delon receives Cannes honorary Golden Palm prize The French actor is a European cinema star, famous for unforgettable roles in the 1960s. But his private life also made headlines — and Cannes Film Festival's decision to award him an honorary Palme d...
12:34, 05/21/2019

Oman author Joka Alharthi wins Booker International Prize LONDON (AP) — An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters and of a desert country confronting its slave-ow...
23:17, 05/21/2019

"Election Prize": Mamata Banerjee Slams "Visionless" Union Budget West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, one of the most forceful critics of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government, has slammed the Union Budget, dubbing it "visionless"....
17:34, 07/05/2019

Will Eaves wins Wellcome book prize for fictionalised take on Alan Turing Murmur, which depicts the mathematician’s ordeal after he was convicted for having a gay lover, is hailed by judges as ‘a future classic’Will Eaves’s fictionalised account of the chemical castration o...
22:00, 05/01/2019

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump reg...
08:34, 08/20/2019

'My life completely changed': debut wins world's richest prize for a novel Nominated by just one library in Belgium, Emily Ruskovich’s Idaho lands the €100,000 International Dublin literary awardEmily Ruskovich was sitting in her back garden in Boise, Idaho, playing in the g...
12:34, 06/13/2019

"You Had The Nobel Prize?" Trump Asks Yazidi Activist Nadia Murad US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq....
05:00, 07/18/2019

Cannes prize for Brazilian movie sends message of hope, director says A Brazilian victory in Cannes has sent a message of hope at a difficult time for the country's movie industry, director Karim Ainouz said on Friday after winning an award at one of the film festival's...
02:51, 05/25/2019

| Tanzanian press champion hopes prize 'lifts veil' on abuses A Tanzanian journalist awarded a prestigious prize for press freedom said he hoped the recognition will "lift the corner of the veil" on the plight of reporters in his homeland....
18:17, 07/17/2019

Mercury prize 2019: The 1975, Dave, Cate Le Bon and Idles shortlisted This years often politically inclined nominees also include Black Midi, Foals, Slowthai and jazz collective SEED EnsembleIn large part political and pessimistic in worldview, the albums nominated for ...
14:34, 07/25/2019

| Nobel Prize-winning physicist Murray Gell-Mann dead at 89 Murray Gell-Mann, a physicist who theorised the existence of the quark and won a Nobel Prize for his method of classifying particles, has died at age 89, the California Institute of Technology (Caltec...
22:17, 05/27/2019

Man Booker International prize: Jokha Alharthi wins for Celestial Bodies First female Omani novelist to be translated into English shares £50,000 prize with translator Marilyn Booth – the first time an Arabic book has wonJokha Alharthi, the first female Omani novelist to b...
12:34, 05/22/2019

Dota 2 International prize pool surpasses $30M, becomes largest in esports history In case anyone still needed convincing that esports is truly massive, the Dota 2 tournament to be held next month just accrued over $30 million in prize money. That’s the largest pot ever offered for ...
20:51, 07/22/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins Booker International Prize An author from Oman has won the prestigious Man Booker International Prize for “Celestial Bodies,” the story of three sisters in a desert country moving from slave-owning traditional society and compl...
02:17, 05/22/2019

Elon Musk lauds Newt Gingrich's $2B moon competition prize SpaceX CEO Elon Musk gave his approval for a plan put forth by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich to give a $2 billion prize to the first private company to establish and run the first base on ...
16:51, 08/20/2019

Nobel Prize-winning economist nabs East Village row house What a wedding gift! Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Romer and professor/author Caroline Weber, who married last year, will soon be the new owners of a 19th-century East Village row house that was ...
21:51, 07/31/2019

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours o...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Robert Macfarlane finally wins Wainwright nature writing prize Underland was the author’s fourth work to be shortlisted, and judges decided unanimously that the ‘claustrophobic thriller of sorts’ was his bestAfter making the shortlist for the UK’s top nature-writ...
19:00, 08/15/2019

England aim to inspire youth in manner of 2005 Ashes – and share £3.2m prize • Most of squad were teenagers when England regained the urn• Paul Collingwood hoping to end run as only major trophy winnerEngland’s cricketers will share £3.2m if they emerge victorious from Sunday’...
03:51, 07/13/2019

Bernard Tomic Stripped Of 45,000 Pounds Wimbledon Prize Money For Tanking The referee opined that the performance of Bernard Tomic in his first round match against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga did not meet the required professional standards....
14:17, 07/04/2019

Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters freed from prison in Myanmar The two journalists, who exposed a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, spent more than 500 days behind bars on charges of violating a colonial-era secrets act....
13:34, 05/07/2019

Nestle, rivals vie for big baby formula prize in China's smaller cities Nestle plans to launch a new line of baby formula in China this year under an existing brand, targeted at smaller cities, as the world's largest packaged food company tries to lengthen its lead in the...
22:51, 05/07/2019

Wimbledon blocks prize money for Tomic after lack of effort in defeat • Australian fined full £45,000 for failing to try• 58-minute defeat was shortest men’s match since 2004Bernard Tomic has been fined his first-round £45,000 prize money by Wimbledon for a lack of effo...
13:51, 07/04/2019

Megan Rapinoe rips into FIFA over World Cup schedule, prize money Her criticism ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to scheduling that put the World Cup final on the same day as the Gold Cup final in the United States and the Copa America f...
23:34, 07/06/2019

|READ|Fulljudgment:WhythecourtruledinGordhan'sfavour The Gauteng High Court in Pretoria ruled on Monday that Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's remedial action against Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan be suspended, pending a judicial review...
14:51, 07/29/2019

Muse 2: The gadget that can read your mind (yes, really) The Muse 2 is a multi-sensor meditation device that can read your brainwaves in real time and offer you useful feedback to improve your meditation skills and become more relaxed....
17:00, 06/16/2019

The Quick Read About… Russia’s New Internet Law What Happened This Week: Last week, Russia’s parliament approved a law that might allow the country to cordon off its internet from the rest of the world, creating an unprecedented “sovere...
20:51, 04/28/2019

Read this before installing extensions to your web browser Some extensions are actually useful shortcut tools, while others are snooping software that tracks your habits, without you having any say so about it.       ...
14:17, 07/22/2019

How to read a scientific research paper Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. One of the most important skills any discerning media consumer...
06:00, 06/15/2019

The most-read fact checks so far in 2019 Our most-read fact checks have dug into President Trump’s pumped-up immigration numbers, Sen. Kamala Harris’s spin on the Republican tax cuts, the special counsel’s Russia investigation and the Democr...
15:34, 07/01/2019

No-one in Indian-controlled Kashmir can read this One of the world's most sensitive regions is in the midst of a crisis and could be on the verge of conflict, but the world may not find out what's happening there until it's too late....
11:17, 08/09/2019

Why bother playing games, when you can just read them instead? Every Friday, several A.V. Club staffers kick off our weekly open thread for the discussion of gaming plans and recent gaming glories, but of course, the real action is down in the comments, where we ...
13:34, 05/17/2019

7 books to read for better mental health From eating whatever the hell you want to loving your imperfections, the founder of The Shelf Help Book Club on her favourite confidence-building books...
14:00, 05/17/2019

Read this: Why we love watching bad movies Everybody knows to put Citizen Kane, Lawrence Of Arabia, and The Godfather on their must-watch bucket movie list. But what about Valley Of The Dolls, Showgirls, and Glitter? As longtime film critic Mi...
23:00, 05/08/2019

Mueller: Read, and I Cannot Stress This Enough, the Report Special Counsel Robert Mueller broke his silence for the first time on Wednesday, delivering a statement to the press about his nearly two-year investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 pres...
20:51, 05/29/2019

Read Your Kid's Mind With This Magic Trick You can’t read your kid’s mind. If you could, you would know that his new favorite color just became turquoise, even though you just bought him a cup that is blue, his favorite color from three hours ...
01:00, 08/14/2019

Here Are the 6 New Fiction Books You Should Read in July A young mother faces her worst fears when an intruder breaks into her home. A Florida teen struggles under the unjust weight of Jim Crow. And a group of women band together to reclaim authority over t...
18:51, 06/28/2019

Jia Tolentino Wants You to Read Children’s Books “A really good middle-grade novel,” says the New Yorker essayist, whose debut collection is “Trick Mirror,” “will supersede a lot of contemporary fiction in terms of economy, lucidity and grace.”...
23:51, 08/01/2019

This Is the Dumbest Defense of Trump You'll Read All Day When a Donald Trump moment has entered legend, and then a National Review writer frowns a bit before deciding to defend him because they’d rather have lower taxes than a country where immigrants weren...
16:51, 08/08/2019

The Life Cycle of a Beach Read The cover is clean and brand-new, the pages are crisp — and then your vacation begins. Jessica Olien illustrates the path to the dog-eared and waterlogged....
00:34, 07/13/2019

The Mueller report? Haven’t read it. Time for a Mueller report reality check: Only a small segment of America’s most powerful have read it. President Donald Trump can’t give a straight answer about the subject. More than a dozen members ...
14:00, 07/09/2019

President Trump Directs Navy Secretary to Rescind Medals Awarded to Eddie Gallagher Trial Prosecutors (WASHINGTON) — Navy officials said Wednesday they are pulling achievement medals from prosecutors who argued the case against a decorated Navy SEAL who was acquitted in the death of a wounded Is...
03:17, 08/02/2019

Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison, One of America’s Greatest Writers, Has Died at 88 In describing the literary greatness of Toni Morrison—winner of the 1993 Nobel Prize in literature, the first awarded to an African-American woman—the Nobel Foundation said that Morrison “in novels ch...
17:17, 08/06/2019

'Kamali', Story Of Skateboarder Tamil Nadu Girl And Mother, Wins US Prize A short film on the life of a single mother in India who sells fish and raises her 9-year-old daughter as a skateboarder has won top honours at the Atlanta Film Festival, raising hopes for an Academy....
23:34, 05/05/2019

Washington Capitals executive Sergey Kocharov wins $1 million lottery prize Washington Capitals VP of Communications Sergey Kocharov claims $1 million prize in the July 27 Powerball drawing.       ...
00:00, 08/14/2019

Last Witnesses by Svetlana Alexievich review – the astonishing achievement of the Nobel prize winner From Chernobyl to the experience of children during the second world war ... Alexievich has produced her own remarkable version of Soviet historyIn 1993, two years after Svetlana Alexievich published ...
23:34, 07/11/2019

'Especially relevant': Susan Meiselas wins 2019 Deutsche Börse photography prize From displaced Kurds to carnival strippers, documentarian praised for carving ‘a new form of socially engaged photography’ by getting close to long-term subjectsThe prestigious Deutsche Börse photogra...
23:51, 05/16/2019

Australia soccer players union demands World Cup prize-money parity Australia's soccer players union have launched a campaign calling for prize-money parity at the women's and men's World Cups, and offered support for the country's footballers to take legal action aga...
08:51, 06/04/2019

Champions League final: Mutual respect for Klopp and Pochettino but eyes on prize Jürgen Klopp and Mauricio Pochettino are both adored by their clubs and fans and have enormous respect for each other. But on Saturday, the pleasantries will be set aside as Liverpool and Spurs clash ...
22:17, 05/31/2019

How Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novelist Colson Whitehead Finds Inspiration for His Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead‘s latest novel The Nickel Boys, about an abusive Jim Crow-era reform school, joins a backlist of books that point to urgent questions about identit...
14:17, 06/27/2019

LPGA's top golfers inspire amid record prize money but U.S. viewership drop The LPGA is playing for a record amount of prize money in 2019, but it isn't as popular in the United States as it was in the 1970s. Some top female golfers told UPI they are working to inspire the ne...
15:17, 08/24/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the 2019 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Chappelle, who stands among the most lauded and oft-quoted stand-up comedians of his generation, will now add comedy's most prestigious award to his accolades....
21:34, 05/07/2019

Oman author Jokha Alharthi wins prestigious Booker International Prize Jokha Alharthi has become the first Arabic-language writer to scoop the Man Booker International Prize with her novel "Celestial Bodies." The book focuses on three Omani sisters and the country's hist...
08:00, 05/22/2019

College student avoids summer job after winning $1 million Mega Millions second prize One New Jersey college student got to skip out on a lecture from his dad about his summer job plans when he realized during a car ride to lunch that he held a winning $1 million lottery ticket, lotter...
12:34, 06/05/2019

Brandon Maxwell takes home top CFDA Awards prize, a win for inclusive fashion Maxwell has proven his commitment to diversity and inclusion, casting women of different races and sizes in his runway shows.        ...
08:34, 06/04/2019

Megan Rapinoe attacks Fifa over World Cup schedule clash and prize money • ‘Unbelievable’ Copa América and Gold Cup conclude on Sunday• USA star criticises women’s prize pot of $30m vs men’s $400mMegan Rapinoe has launched a scathing attack on Fifa, accusing the game’s gov...
21:17, 07/06/2019

Before the World Cup Final, Megan Rapinoe Calls Out FIFA on Prize Money Gap, Scheduling LYON, France — Megan Rapinoe called out FIFA on the eve of the Women’s World Cup title match. Her criticism Saturday ranged from the gap in prize money between the men and women, to schedu...
22:00, 07/06/2019

Woods, McIlroy and golf's elite are in Portrush for a major showdown with a $1.9 million prize All four days are sold out with fans in one of golf's true heartlands relishing the chance to see the world's best take on a challenging course....
15:00, 07/17/2019

Liverpool left disappointed but proud as the big prize fails to arrive | Andy Hunter The record number of points and the individual awards were nice but all the thoughts were of what might have beenYou Make My Dreams Come True by Hall & Oates was a strange choice of song to play in th...
22:51, 05/12/2019

Swiss writer Lukas Bärfuss wins prestigious Georg Büchner Prize German's most esteemed literary prize has been awarded to the prodigious Swiss author, playright and essayist, who was praised for examining the "fundamental existential condition of modern life."...
12:17, 07/09/2019

Indian Writer Annie Zaidi Wins USD 100,000 Global Book Prize 'Nine Dots' Indian writer Annie Zaidi was on Wednesday announced as the 2019 winner of the USD 100,000 Nine Dots Prize, a prestigious book prize created to award innovative thinking that addresses contemporary......
23:00, 05/29/2019

Mysterious Inscription Baffles French Village, Prize Offered to Crack the Code A recently discovered engraving is baffling local people in the small village in north-west France. The locals have made various attempts to decipher the inscription and have enlisted the help of many...
19:51, 05/11/2019

Silicon Valley wants to read your mind – here’s why you should be worried Not content with monitoring almost everything you do online, Facebook now wants to read your mind as well. The social media giant recently announced a breakthrough in its plan to create a device that ...
19:51, 08/24/2019

Djokovic says has read Gimelstob victim statements World number one Novak Djokovic said on Saturday he read the victim statements involving former ATP board member ­Justin Gimelstob, who pleaded no contest to assault in April, and that the American ha...
01:51, 08/25/2019

The ‘Big Little Lies’ table read that had Adam Scott in awe Adam Scott isn’t joking. Squinting in the bright sun, he’s all business as he leans up against an ivy-covered wall outside Quixote Studios in West Hollywood while wearing a purple Hawaiian-print shirt...
15:34, 06/05/2019

How to set up Siri to read your text messages through your AirPods in iOS 13 Apple's iOS 13 update, which will be available in the fall for iPhones, will let Siri read your text messages to you through your AirPods. Here's how to set it up....
16:00, 06/19/2019

Superhuman says it will disable read receipts after complaints Following controversy over its use of tracking pixels that enabled users to see when and where recipients opened their emails, email startup Superhuman is making changes to its service to better prote...
23:34, 07/04/2019

20 classics every American should read, according to English professors 24/7 Tempo reached out to several English professors to compile a list of 20 English literature classics everyone should read at least once.        ...
21:17, 08/09/2019

R Kelly failed to respond to lawsuit 'because he can't read' Sexual abuse lawsuit reinstated after lawyer argues singer did not reply to legal documents because he is illiterateR Kelly failed to respond to a lawsuit because he is illiterate, a lawyer for the si...
16:51, 05/09/2019

Hard to Read Facebook's Libra Fortune Facebook’s cryptocurrency unveiling was widely anticipated, but bets on Libra catching on and generating meaningful revenue remain highly speculative....
06:34, 06/19/2019

Want a Discount on the Amazon Kindle Paperwhite? Read on. The previous generation Kindle Paperwhite is the best e-reader for almost everyone, and at $80, it’s a no-brainer for bookworms traveling during the summer vacation....
22:00, 05/22/2019

R. Kelly Judgment Withdrawn After Lawyers Say He Can’t Read CHICAGO (AP) — A judge who ordered a default judgment against R. Kelly after the singer failed to respond to a lawsuit filed by one of his alleged victims now says the suit can proceed. The Chicago Su...
17:00, 05/09/2019

23 health and science books you should read this summer Flickr/Butz.2013 Each year, STAT publishes a list of summer book recommendations for those interested in health and science. This year's list includes "How to Change Your Mind," Michael Pollan's book...
00:51, 06/26/2019

Other Teen Prodigies to Coco Gauff: ‘Don’t Read Everything About You’ Chris Evert was 16 when she dazzled at the U.S. Open in 1971. But, she noted, with less television and no social media, “it was just a different world.”...
03:17, 07/08/2019

How much to read into Ty Montgomery’s impressive Jets spring As the Jets get close to training camp, I am going to examine the roster and give you my top 25 players. Each weekday, we will reveal another person on the list, leading right into camp. I am not incl...
23:34, 06/21/2019

The Quick Read About… Venezuela’s Faltering Revolution What Happened This Week: Self-proclaimed “interim president” Juan Guaido gambled this week to try to force the ouster of de facto Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro, calling on the Venezu...
03:34, 05/04/2019

I’m angry, sore, and bloated. Is this the menopause? The more I read, the less I know If women do begin ‘delaying’ menopause, it will be to avoid the tedious, draining, open-ended confusion of the years between 38 and 60I enjoyed last week’s news about a surgical breakthrough that coul...
19:34, 08/17/2019

Amazon wants to make a wearable that can read your emotions Would you want your fitness tracker to understand how you're feeling? Amazon is reportedly developing a product that can determine human emotions as well as your overall health and fitness.Accord...
11:51, 05/24/2019

Read and Return Books to the Airport Bookstore You’re waiting for your flight to board. Maybe you’re on a layover or your flight has been delayed or you’re just trying to kill some time, so you wander into one of those airport bookstores that look...
00:17, 07/18/2019

Elon Musk’s Neuralink can ‘read’ a rat’s brain Elon Musk’s ambitious brain-computer interface company, Neuralink, finally told us today what it’s been up to. As per Bloomberg’s report, it can ‘read’ a rat’s mind with the help of tiny electrodes im...
06:34, 07/17/2019

This Site Summarizes Long Articles For You So You Don't Have to Read Them Longform articles can be a great way to do a deep dive on a particular topic. That said, sometimes you don’t have the ability (or perhaps the desire) to read through a 5,000 article on a topic right t...
02:17, 08/05/2019

You Can Read This Book in Russian, Except for the Parts About Russia The translation of Yuval Noah Harari’s “21 Lessons for the 21st Century” removed or altered passages critical of Putin’s administration, as well as references to the author’s sexuality....
11:51, 07/30/2019

Read: Leaked diplomatic letters over A$AP Rocky Read the full text of a letter written by the US Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien and leaked earlier on Twitter. Addressed to the Swedish Prosecution Authority on July ...
02:51, 08/04/2019

Irina Shayk's Instagram being read like tea leaves Irina Shayk was super private about her relationship with Bradley Cooper, and now that they reportedly have split her Instagram is being hailed as a master class in post-breakup behavior....
01:34, 06/13/2019

The Post becomes New York’s most-read Sunday tabloid Weekends are for New York’s favorite tabloid. The Post has become the top-read tabloid on Sundays — surging past the Sunday Daily News in circulation, according to a new quarterly report from the Alli...
06:17, 05/24/2019

Bloating, pain and the gurgles? Read this if you can't burp There’s no medical term for it, but one doctor has pioneered inability to belch as a condition and is working to help no-burpersCan you burp? Not even on command – just, for instance, have you burped ...
08:17, 07/03/2019

Ars To-Be-Read: Our most anticipated books for the second half of 2019 Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Authors, publishers, and book nerds converge on New York City at the end of May each year for Book Expo America, and this year Ars was there to scope out some s...
18:17, 06/08/2019

30 classics every American should read, according to English professors 24/7 Tempo and USA TODAY reached out to English professors to compile a list of 30 English language classics everyone should read at least once.        ...
16:34, 08/17/2019

MySpace employees reportedly read your mid-2000s DMs Long before Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram ruled the social media world, there was Myspace. One of the earliest social networks crossed the mark of 100 million users in 2006. However, a report publi...
17:51, 06/25/2019

Richard Powers: ‘I’ve read more than 120 books about trees’ The Pulitzer-winning author of eco-novel The Overstory on Extinction Rebellion, his many alter egos and the brilliance of Robert MacfarlaneThere was something fitting about hearing the news that Richa...
03:00, 05/12/2019

Apollo 11 Anniversary: Everything You Need to Read on the Moon Landing The New York Times has been covering the anniversary of the moon landing, looking back at the event’s meaning and forward to humankind’s next giant leaps in space....
19:51, 07/18/2019

Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado wins German book trade Peace Prize The prestigious Peace Prize of the German Book Trade has been awarded to 75-year-old Brazilian photographer Sebastiao Salgado for raising awareness about environmental destruction and the climate cris...
14:17, 06/18/2019

Jordan Pickford gets England over the line but Gareth Southgate sets eyes on far bigger prize The reaction to Jordan Pickford's match-winning penalty shoot-out save said it all. By that point, most of the England players had stopped linking arms — the standard show of determined unity — and wh...
15:17, 06/10/2019

Murray Gell-Mann, Nobel Prize-winning physicist who named quarks, dies at 89 1969 Nobel laureate helped discover subatomic particlesDeath confirmed by Santa Fe Institute he co-foundedMurray Gell-Mann, the Nobel-winning physicist who brought order to the universe by helping dis...
02:34, 05/27/2019

James Holzhauer wins 25th ‘Jeopardy!’ game, starts donating prize money “Jeopardy!” juggernaut James Holzhauer did it again Wednesday — this time raking in $71,885. Now, with $1,939,027 and 25 consecutive wins under his belt, the professional sports gambler is more than h...
02:51, 05/23/2019

Pulitzer Prize ceremony honors Marjory Stoneman Douglas students, Capital Gazette The Pulitzer Prizes recognized the Capital Gazette, Marjory Stoneman Douglas journalism students, and included a performance by Jennifer Hudson.        ...
05:34, 05/29/2019

Dave Chappelle to receive the Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize for American Humor Dave Chappelle has cautiously dipped his toe back into public life a few times in the last few years, after more or less disappearing when he quit his extremely lucrative and demanding Comedy Central ...
01:17, 05/08/2019

From the lottery to Nobel prize: meet workers who make life-changing phone calls What’s it like to make uplifting calls that change lives? Ammar Kalia spoke to the people whose job is to spread joyFor 12 years now, Anita Pires has been working at the call centre for Camelot, the c...
20:17, 08/18/2019

Eyes on the $15 million mega-prize: Tour Championship field, standings, faves, odds Only 30 players are left in the FedEx Cup playoffs. Where do they stand in the new scoring system? Here's all necessary info heading into the Tour Championship....
05:00, 08/19/2019

A Blackbird Blowing 'Smoke' Rings Wins Top Prize at the 2019 Audubon Photography Awards Like humans, birds breathe. And on a cold day, the moisture from their breath condenses into steam that emanates from their beaks. Photographer Kathrin Swoboda knew this, and was hoping to capture it ...
22:00, 07/12/2019

German city offers €1 million prize to prove conspiracy theory it doesn't exist The so-called Bielefeld conspiracy has become somewhat of a joke in popular culture. Now the city is offering €1 million to anyone can prove there is no Bielefeld....
18:17, 08/21/2019

Hossein Ensan wins $10 million in prize money for World Series of Poker victory Hossein Ensan beat out 8,568 other competitors to win $10 million first-place prize in the World Series of Poker's main event on Wednesday morning.       ...
16:17, 07/17/2019

David Brion Davis, Pulitzer Prize-winning scholar who documented slavery, dead at 92 David Brion Davis died at age 92 of natural causes, Yale University announced. Davis was a professor emeritus there, and a Pulitzer Prize winner.        ...
23:51, 04/28/2019

Romesh Ranganathan: I’ve yet to add my youngest son’s name to my tattoos. And now he’s learned to read He’ll be upset when he discovers that I have both his brothers’ names, along with Richard Pryor and the Albanian flag – that last bagged me a free mealI have, over the last few years, become obsessed ...
14:34, 06/29/2019

Fujifilm’s new surveillance camera can read license plates from 1km away Fujifilm has announced a new long-range surveillance camera that can spot vehicles’ licence plates from a kilometer away. To accomplish this, the so-called Fujifilm SX800 packs a built-in lens capable...
23:51, 07/23/2019

BMW's future cruise control will read traffic lights Adaptive cruise control systems work well on highways. Once you get into town, though, they're less helpful -- and a lot of that has to do with traffic lights. Current systems don't recogniz...
19:17, 06/25/2019

The Quick Read About… Jared Kushner’s Bahrain Workshop What Happened This Week: White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner kicked off his much anticipated—and plenty derided—plan to bring peace to the Middle East with a two-day economic workshop...
20:00, 06/28/2019

Where to Start If You Haven’t Read Enough of Toni Morrison’s Books Pulitzer Prize-winning author Toni Morrison died Monday night at 88. Powerfully interrogating some of the most pressing issues in American society, Morrison’s books cover themes including the ps...
20:17, 08/06/2019

Barr: Law enforcement should be allowed to read encrypted messages Encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp “jeopardize public safety” and must be opened up to scrutiny by law enforcement agencies, Attorney General William Barr said Tuesday during a cyber-security c...
21:00, 07/23/2019

Microsoft wants to make 'Minecraft' easier for kids to read Microsoft is bringing its Immersive Reader to Minecraft: Education Edition. The tool will let users expand the text in character dialogue, settings and boards. Immersive Reader will dictate each word ...
23:51, 06/20/2019

Read the Transcript of TIME’s Interview With Benjamin Netanyahu Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu sat down with TIME correspondents Brian Bennett and Joseph Hincks at his residence in Jerusalem on June 25. The following excerpts from the conversation have ...
01:17, 07/14/2019

The Quick Read About… Mexico’s Recent Political Drama What Happened This Week: Mexico’s finance minister Carlos Urzua abruptly quit his post last week, just seven months into the job. The Mexican peso tumbled more than 2 percent in the aftermath of...
02:34, 07/15/2019

Andy McNab: ‘At 16, I read my first book – and it changed my life’ When he joined the army, the author had the reading age of an 11-year-old. But he can still remember the pride he felt at reading his first bookI joined the army straight out of juvenile detention at ...
15:51, 06/24/2019

Read: Texts detail Hannity-Manafort exchanges Text messages sent between Fox News host Sean Hannity and former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort have been released, showing the two expressing outrage over the Russia probe and concern for the d...
16:00, 06/22/2019

Read: Trump’s tribute to veterans on the 75th anniversary of D-Day Remarks by President Donald Trump in Normandy on the 75th anniversary of D-Day: President Macron, Mrs. Macron, and the people of France; to the first lady of the United States and members of the Unite...
10:34, 06/07/2019

The Quick Read About… the New President-elect of the European Commission What Happened This Week: Europe has a new president! Sort of. Germany’s former defense minister Ursula Von der Leyen became the new president-elect of the European Commission (EC) this week foll...
22:17, 07/19/2019

We Went To Bethesda's E3 Booth And Read A Bunch Of Game Titles Tim Rogers checks out Bethesda’s E3 2019 booth. We talk about sequels that don’t use numbers, Elder Scrolls games, and stand in front of a bunch of posters. Check out the whole booth in the video abov...
23:34, 06/14/2019

Amazon's Textract AI can read millions of pages in a few hours Amazon has launched a new offering called Textract for its Web Services customers, and it's like optical character recognition on steroids. It more than just extracts text from documents like its...
14:00, 05/30/2019

Trump reads prayer read by Roosevelt in 1944 US President Donald Trump has helped kick off two days of D-Day observances by reading excerpts of a prayer that President Franklin Roosevelt read to the United States on June 6, 1944. (June 5)  ...
15:17, 06/05/2019

How to Get Google Assistant to Read Notifications From Third-Party Apps Google Assistant has quietly received a major upgrade to its messaging features, giving the AI helper the ability to read messages from third-party apps....
07:51, 08/07/2019

Capital One's Data Breach: Why You Need to Read the Fine Print Capital One has already started the notification process for its most recent data breach—affecting approximately 100 million people in the U.S. and an additional six million in Canada (for now). If yo...
18:17, 07/30/2019

Stephen Colbert: 'Trump has never read one word of the Bible' Late-night hosts discussed William Barr’s no-show and the president’s fumbled attempt to quote from the BibleLate-night hosts continued to discuss William Barr, despite him not showing up to testify t...
23:51, 05/03/2019

Calculate How Many Books You Could Read If You Quit Social Media A new calculator from Omni Calculator shows you how many books you could read in one year, if you checked them instead of checking social media. Enter how often you check social media (or any time-was...
17:34, 08/09/2019

Hackers could read non-corporate Outlook.com, Hotmail for six months Enlarge (credit: Getty / Aurich Lawson) Late on Friday, some users of Outlook.com/Hotmail/MSN Mail received an email from Microsoft stating that an unauthorized third party had gained limited access...
02:00, 05/03/2019

19 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read Getty Images / Matthew Peyton Warren Buffett, CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, loves to read. When he began his investing career, he would read 600 to 1,000 pages a day. According to Berkshire Hathaway's ...
01:00, 05/20/2019

The Morning After: Google Assistant can read out your WhatsApp replies for you Welcome to your Monday! This week, we've got Samsung's big Unpacked event (Galaxy Note incoming), as well as Disney reporting on how its expansion is faring so far. Over the weekend, you mig...
15:17, 08/05/2019

Radiation therapy consent forms too difficult to read (Reuters Health) - Cancer patients usually get written consent forms to sign before radiation that are supposed to clearly spell out the treatment risks, but a new U.S. study suggests these forms are ...
20:17, 05/08/2019

Here Are the 5 Books Bill Gates Thinks You Should Read This Summer Bill Gates isn’t doing much light reading this summer. For his annual list of reading recommendations for the season, he’s picked five books that you can really sink into on vacation. The ...
03:51, 05/21/2019

Story time: the five children’s books every adult should read Children’s books explore hope, fear, failure and love. Katherine Rundell on how the best of them can ignite the imagination of all readers, whatever their ageI have been writing children’s fiction for...
14:34, 07/26/2019

Man flips out after date asks him to turn on ‘read receipts’ It’s the read dread. Read receipts — little digital notifications that someone’s opened up a message you’ve sent them — are a huge source of stress for young singles. This phenomenon...
01:34, 08/17/2019

See What Happens When Becca Tobin Gets Her Butt Read By a "Rumpologist" on LADYGANG Keeping up with the latest alternative healing trend is no easy feat, especially in SoCal. "In Los Angeles, there are all types of different spiritual experiences," explains a......
16:34, 05/02/2019

Numbers Guy Nate Silver Struggling to Read a Chart Nate Silver, the founder and editor in chief of statistical analysis news site FiveThirtyEight, tweeted on Tuesday that people who support candidate Bernie Sanders for president don’t support anyone e...
17:17, 08/07/2019

Where to Find Native American Culture and a Good Read Birchbark Books & Native Arts, owned by the novelist Louise Erdrich, provides indigenous-language guides, literature and crafts — and the latest best sellers....
14:17, 07/25/2019

Netflix unveils trailer for Unbelievable, a limited series based on Pulitzer Prize-winning reporting “If the truth is inconvenient, they don’t believe it.” Such is the takeaway from the first trailer for Netflix’s Unbelievable, a new limited series inspired by The Marshall Project and ProPublica’s Pu...
19:00, 07/18/2019

Jennifer Hudson Honors Aretha Franklin's Legacy at Pulitzer Prize Ceremony With 'Amazing Grace' An icon. A legend. A superstar. Aretha Franklin racked up plenty of honors when she was still with us throughout her many years in the entertainment industry. Even her homegoing—her funeral—was more a...
03:00, 05/29/2019

Jennifer Hudson surprises crowd, honors Aretha Franklin at 2019 Pulitzer Prize luncheon Hudson took the stage at the end of the program as a surprise guest, closing the show with a musical performance honoring the Queen of Soul.        ...
01:51, 05/29/2019

Londoner who slept on dining room floor while studying for his dream medical career is awarded lab placement at King's College London A young Londoner who slept on his dining room floor while studying for his dream career has been awarded a rare lab placement at King's College London....
20:00, 05/18/2019