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What happens to the species now

Sudan, the world's last male northern white rhino, has died.

A load of $54M in gold went missing during the Civil War. There may be a break in the case.

A Civil War legend about a buried stash of gold. A treasure map. A mysterious dig.

Native Americans

There’s Never Been a Native American Congresswoman. That Could Change in 2018.

Native American women are running for office in record numbers. Some are fighting pipelines. Others are fighting environmentalists.

There are still 100,000 pay phones in America


Amazon tracks repeat shoppers for line-free Seattle store - and there are many

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - Inc is tracking how regularly customers shop at its store without checkout lines in Seattle - and so far, the verdict is they keep coming back.


Car bomb kills at least three in Afghan capital

KABUL (Reuters) - A car bomb killed at least three people and wounded two in the Afghan capital Kabul on Saturday in an apparent attack on a foreign contractor company, officials said.

#MeToo Movement

Table for Three: Catharine MacKinnon and Gretchen Carlson Have a Few Things to Say

The two discuss sexual harassment in the workplace, how to change corporate culture in meaningful and sustained ways, and whether Miss America can be relevant in the #MeToo era.

Read McCabe's statement: This is what happens when law enforcement is politicized

Statement by Andrew McCabe:


A decade later, three lessons from the financial crisis

(The writer is a Reuters contributor. The opinions expressed are his own.)

Stormy Daniels' lawyer alleges there are 6 more women with similar stories

The lawyer representing the porn star Stormy Daniels says six additional women have come forward with similar experiences to that of his client as of Thursday evening -- some who he says also claim to have nondisclosure agreements.

Lawyer: There are allegedly six more women

The lawyer representing the porn star Stormy Daniels says six additional women have come forward with similar experiences to that of his client, some who he says also claim to have nondisclosure agreements with President Trump.


‘We Were Dying in There’: Thousands of Syrians Flee Rebel Enclave

As many as 20,000 civilians fled a rebel enclave near Damascus, many of them hungry, wounded and exhausted.

United States Politics and Government

White House Memo: ‘There Will Always Be Change,’ Trump Says as More Personnel Shake-Ups Loom

The president, who is famously fickle, appears to have soured on additional members of his senior leadership team, and some people around him are convinced he could make more moves soon.

Analysis: There's a lot of smoke around Trump on the Stormy Daniels story

The legal and political storm around Stormy Daniels -- and her allegations that she had an extramarital affair with President Donald Trump in the mid-2000s -- just keeps growing.


Norway's Scatec Solar says three projects caught in South Africa row

OSLO (Reuters) - Three solar plants planned by Norway's Scatec Solar were among 27 energy deals blocked by a South African court on Tuesday when it agreed to hear a legal challenge by a group loyal to ousted President Jacob Zuma, the firm said on Thursday.


U.S. three-month LIBOR/OIS spread widens beyond 50 bps

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A gauge of stress in the U.S. money markets grew to its highest level in more than six years on Thursday, bolstering the risk of further increase in the costs for banks and other...


The lives of three men show why Syria’s rebels are losing

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The war has cost one man part of his liver and intestines. Another his home and work. A third his homeland and studies.

Pop and Rock Music

Album Review: Music Is a Sanctuary From Chaos on Yo La Tengo’s ‘There’s a Riot Going On’

The New Jersey indie-rock band’s 15th album is its first digitally recorded LP, filled with sonic wanderings and grim proclamations.


Halep prevails in three sets to advance to semi-finals

(Reuters) - Romanian world number one Simona Halep overcame strong winds and a determined Petra Martic of Croatia to advance to the BNP Paribas Open semi-finals with a three-set victory on Wednesday.

Assassinations and Attempted Assassinations

Theresa May Expels Russian Diplomats. But Now Comes the Hard Part.

The prime minister retaliated for the use of a nerve agent against a former spy, but Britain’s weakened government may find it hard to inflict much pain.

Asia and Australia Edition: Stephen Hawking, Theresa May, School Walkout: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.


Three men charged with Minnesota mosque bombing

(Reuters) - Three men from a rural Illinois community were arrested on Tuesday and charged in the 2017 bombing of a mosque outside Minneapolis and the attempted bombing of an Illinois abortion clinic, U.S. prosecutors said.

Yes, there was a Pope who sold the papacy

Pope Benedict IX holds the dubious distinction of having sold the papacy to enrich himself. Tune in to CNN's new Original Series, "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," Sunday night at 10 ET/PT.


Trading in Samsung Elec to be halted for three days before stock split - Korea Exchange

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's stock exchange said on Monday that trading in Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's shares will be halted for three days before the stock is split.

Three people are in critical condition after the aircraft went down in New York's East River, official says

A helicopter crashed into New York's East River on Sunday night, the city's fire department said.

‘Is There Anything More Fun Than a Trump Rally?’

In a 75-minute performance in western Pennsylvania, it was President Trump, vintage 2016: rambling and fiery, boastful and jocular — the part of being president that he loves perhaps the most.

There have been 17 officers shot to death in the first 10 weeks of this year

So far this year, 17 law enforcement officers across the United States have died after they were shot.


Gunman and three hostages found dead at California veterans home

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) - Three women and a gunman who held them hostage at a California veterans home were found dead late on Friday, bringing a tragic end to an all-day standoff with police at the sprawling facility, authorities said.


Gunman holed up at California veterans home with three hostages

YOUNTVILLE, Calif. (Reuters) - A gunman who once served in the U.S. military opened fire on Friday inside a California home for disabled and aging war veterans, where he took three hostages and was holding police at bay as negotiators sought to make contact with him for several hours, authorities said.

There's never been a better time to be single

"Marriage is a healthy estate," British physician William Farr wrote in 1858, in one of the first studies to conclude that married people were better off than their single counterparts. "The single individual is more likely to be wrecked on his voyage than the lives joined in matrimony."

Why don't we all just spring forward and stay there, like Florida?

The news Wednesday night that lawmakers in Florida were more united around instituting daylight savings year-round than they were around new gun laws likely does not presage a new and overriding national movement to spring forward and stay there, like Florida wants to.


Bitcoin falls to lowest level in three-and-a-half weeks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin dropped below $9,000 on Friday to its lowest level in 3-1/2 weeks on concerns about regulatory clamp down around the world following cases of large thefts of digital currencies.


King wants three-setters for men at Grand Slams

(Reuters) - Tennis great Billie Jean King believes men will benefit from playing three-set matches at Grand Slam tournaments.

Snow and Snowstorms

The Snow Before the Storm

Photographers captured the nor’easter in its early stages — before it had a chance to make a mess.


Florida lawmakers pass gun-school safety bill three weeks after massacre

(Reuters) - Florida state lawmakers gave final passage on Wednesday to a gun-safety bill that would raise the legal age for buying rifles, impose a three-day waiting period on all firearms sales, and allow the arming of some public school employees.

Snow and Snowstorms

How Thundersnow Happens: With Considerable Difficulty

There are three ways thundersnow can develop in the United States, but it always brings the element of surprise.


The Future of Beauty in Three Frantic Days

A look inside the International Beauty Show, a convention for stylists, aestheticians and whatever it is you call the people who sell jelly masks and detox water.


Three people seriously hurt in knife attack in Vienna: Austrian media

VIENNA (Reuters) - Three people were seriously injured in a knife attack in the Austrian capital Vienna on Wednesday evening, the Austrian Press Agency (APA) quoted a police spokesman as saying.


Carmakers warn Theresa May: Brexit barriers make our plants more expensive

GENEVA, March 7 (Reuters) - Britain's biggest carmakers such as Jaguar Land Rover cautioned Prime Minister Theresa May that car plants would become more expensive and more complicated to run after Brexit unless she can ensure unfettered trade with the European Union.

What happened the day Trump said there was 'no chaos'

President Donald Trump tweeted Tuesday morning that there's "no chaos" in his White House.


Iran's missile production has increased three-fold: Guards commander

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Iran has increased its missile production three-fold, a senior Revolutionary Guards commander said Wednesday, according to the Fars news service.


BRIEF-RLH Closes Sale Of Three Additional Hotels For $29.9 Mln



Motor racing: Vettel leads testing as Mercedes predict three-way battle

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Formula One world champions Mercedes predicted a three-way title battle as the second pre-season test started on Tuesday with Ferrari and Red Bull showing their pace.


With few illusions, Carlos the Jackal appeals last of three life sentences

PARIS (Reuters) - Carlos the Jackal, a left-wing revolutionary who was once one of the world's most wanted militants, appeared in a French court on Monday to fight a life-in-jail conviction for a grenade attack that killed two people in a Paris store 44 years ago.


Frances McDormand wins best actress Oscar for 'Three Billboards'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Frances McDormand won the best actress Oscar on Sunday for playing an angry woman seeking justice in the dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."


Sam Rockwell wins supporting actor Oscar for 'Three Billboards'

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Sam Rockwell won the Oscar for best supporting actor on Sunday for his portrayal of an angry, dim-witted and racist police officer in the dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."


UPDATE 1-Sam Rockwell wins supporting actor Oscar for 'Three Billboards'

LOS ANGELES, March 4 (Reuters) - Sam Rockwell won the Oscar for best supporting actor on Sunday for his portrayal of an angry, dim-witted and racist police officer in the dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri."


Op-Ed Contributor: Can There Be Good Porn?

I never wanted the responsibility of shaping young minds. Now it’s keeping me up at night.


Bangladeshi police detain three more men after attack on prominent writer

DHAKA (Reuters) - Bangladeshi police arrested three men on Sunday as they investigate a knife attack on Zafar Iqbal, a popular author and professor of computer science and engineering.


Golf: Sharma two clear of charging pack after three rounds in Mexico

(Reuters) - Shubhankar Sharma continued his sensational run of form at the WGC-Mexico Championship to retain a two-stroke lead after the third round on Saturday, but the Indian was still not ready to contemplate the possibility of winning.


UK police charge three men over shop blast that killed five in Leicester

LONDON (Reuters) - British police investigating a shop blast a week ago which killed five people in the central English city of Leicester, said on Saturday they had charged three men with manslaughter and arson with intent to endanger life.

Drones (Pilotless Planes)

How a Drone Hunted Three Kurdish Fighters in Syria

In January, Turkey launched an offensive into Syria’s northwest. We analyzed drone footage released by the military to show how two sides fight on a modern battlefield.

Education (K-12)

The Match Seemed Perfect for New York’s Schools. But There Were Red Flags.

Mayor Bill de Blasio chose to ignore the warning signs around Alberto M. Carvalho, his pick for schools chancellor. But Mr. Carvalho did not ignore his concerns over New York.


Three Australians die, more sick in listeria outbreak tied to melons

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Three people have died and 12 others have fallen ill in a national listeria outbreak linked to contaminated rockmelons, and more cases are expected, Australian health authorities said.

Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit)

Theresa May Says U.K. Has to Face ‘Hard Facts’ on Brexit

The British prime minister struck a note of realism, saying trade with the European Union would suffer in a withdrawal, but vowed to get on with it.


Three aid workers killed in militant attack in Nigeria: U.N.

ABUJA (Reuters) - At least three aid workers have been killed in the northeastern Nigerian town of Rann during an attack by militants on a military facility, a United Nations spokeswoman said on Friday.

Yes, there are strong female characters in children's programming

We are all familiar with the negative images of girls and women in movies and other media -- and how ubiquitous they are.


Review: Three Degrees of Loneliness in ‘Amy and the Orphans’

Lindsey Ferrentino’s insightful but uneven new play sends three adult siblings on a road trip to their late parents’ house.

United States Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: Hope or Not, There’s Still Twitter

Hope Hicks said on Wednesday that she is leaving the White House.

Snow and Snowstorms

Heaviest Snow in Decades Batters U.K. and Ireland

A rare Siberian storm front is hitting Europe with unusually cold, snowy and windy conditions. Britain’s forecast warned of “risk to life,” and the country faces a natural gas shortage.


EU court says Adidas may defend its three stripes design

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - A European court said that German sporting goods maker Adidas may oppose the registration of two parallel stripes on shoes as an EU trademark, affirming earlier decisions by the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO).

Carpets and Rugs

Listen, There’s a Smorgasbord of Great Carpets Out There

There are plenty of different kinds of attractive floor coverings in the world, and not all of them will decimate the college fund.

Snow and Snowstorms

Snowstorm Called ‘Beast From the East’ Sends Britons Scrambling

The storm shut schools, stranded drivers and disrupted trains and flights. But others said, “These Brits are so dramatic.”


Hospital releases three U.S. Marines who fell ill when letter opened at Virginia base

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three U.S. Marines have been released after being evaluated for symptoms that began after a letter was opened at a military base in Arlington, Virginia, a base spokeswoman said on Wednesday.


Global funds cut stocks to three-month low after turbulent February: Reuters poll

LONDON (Reuters) - Global investors cut their equity exposure to a three-month low in February after markets went into freefall early in the month and volatility spiked, though most still expect stocks to test new highs despite rising bond yields.


Denmark's TDC to be split into three units - Macquarie-led consortium

COPENHAGEN, Feb 28 (Reuters) - The consortium that plans to buy TDC will split the Danish telecoms company into three separately managed businesses, it said in its offer document published on Wednesday.

Comey trolls Trump: 'Lordy, this time there will be a tape'

Former FBI Director James Comey appeared to poke fun at President Donald Trump in a tweet Tuesday teasing his upcoming book.

Corporate Social Responsibility

In N.R.A. Fight, Delta Finds There Is No Neutral Ground

A conservative backlash highlighted the challenge confronting corporations that are struggling to cater to both ends of America’s political and cultural poles.


Three taken to hospital after letter opened at Virginia military base

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Eleven people fell ill and three were transported to a hospital on Tuesday after a letter was opened at a U.S. military base in Arlington, Virginia, the fire department and a base spokeswoman said.

What happens to democracy if robots write news?


World stocks hit three-week highs before new Fed chief's debut

LONDON (Reuters) - World stocks rose to three-week highs on Tuesday, helped by a decline in borrowing costs ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's first testimony before the United States Congress later in the day.

Dior through the ethereal lens of Paolo Roversi

Italian fashion photographer Paolo Roversi has been taking portraits in the same Paris studio for more 30 years. And, speaking with him about his craft, it seems no coincidence that the space was once a painter's atelier.


Asian shares rise to three-week high ahead of Powell's testimony

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares extended their recovery on Tuesday, hitting a three-week high as U.S. borrowing costs eased ahead of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell's highly-anticipated first congressional testimony later in the day.

Snow and Snowstorms

Snow Falls in Rome, and the Eternal City Takes a Holiday

With schools and parks in the city closed for the day, and hundreds of shops shuttered, many Romans took the unexpected blanket of white in cheerful stride.


GE nominates three new directors to smaller board

(Reuters) - U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co on Monday nominated three new candidates to a streamlined board of directors ahead of a shareholder meeting in April.

Babies and Infants

The New Health Care: What Happens When You Let Babies Feed Themselves?

The hope was that they would naturally eat the right amount, and that fewer would be overweight, but a study didn’t support that.

Homosexuality and Bisexuality

A Brief History of Gay Theater, in Three Acts

On the return of ‘The Boys in the Band’ and why it matters more than ever.


Oil hits nearly three-week high as Saudi Arabia to keep output well below cap

TOKYO (Reuters) - Oil prices extended gains to hit their highest level in nearly three weeks on Monday, supported by comments from Saudi Arabia that it would continue to curb exports in line with the OPEC-led effort to cut global supplies.

Robert Mueller, the leader of the Russian investigation, is a no-nonsense guy. But there's one investigation from 1988 that remains personal.

In the early 1990s, Robert Mueller had just left one of the most powerful posts in America's criminal justice system: assistant attorney general for the criminal division of the Department of Justice. Taking his experience into private practice, he was making well into six figures at a high-profile Washington law firm. Then he made a surprising call to Eric Holder, who was at the time the US attorney for Washington.


Three bombs rock Myanmar's northwestern city Sittwe, policeman injured

YANGON (Reuters) - Three bombs rocked the capital of Myanmar's restive Rakhine State, Sittwe, early on Saturday, police said, adding that a policeman was slightly injured and the authorities were still working to determine who was behind the bombings.

School shooting survivor: 'There's so many of us now'

Cell phones in the room started beeping and buzzing in unison. Breathless gasps and soft cries filled the air as people checked their devices. Some tears of sorrow fell to the floor.

SpaceX sends three satellites to space


Three executions planned Thursday for three U.S. states

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - Alabama, Florida and Texas plan to execute inmates on Thursday and if carried out, it would be the first time in eight years that three people on death row have been executed on the same day since the death penalty was reinstated in the United States.


Iran will withdraw from nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit, deputy minister says

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran will withdraw from the landmark 2015 nuclear deal if there is no economic benefit from it and major banks continue to fail to do business with the Islamic Republic, Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Thursday.


Iran says we do not want nuclear weapons, there is no sunset clause in nuclear deal

LONDON (Reuters) - Iran's commitment to not seek nuclear weapons is permanent and there is no so-called sunset clause in the Iran nuclear deal, the country's Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said on Thursday.

Olympic Games (2018)

Critic’s Notebook: French Olympic Ice Dancers Make Skating as Ethereal as Ballet

A dance critic’s take: They didn’t win the gold, but no team matched the artistry of Gabriella Papadakis and Guillaume Cizeron.


U.S.-led air strike in Somalia kills three al Shabaab militants: statement

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S.-led air strike against al Shabaab militants in Somalia on Monday killed three members of the al Qaeda-linked Islamist insurgency group, the U.S. military said in a statement on Wednesday.

News and News Media

Feature: What Happens When Athletes Do the Sportswriting?

The Players’ Tribune, a pet project of Derek Jeter’s, allows the stars to tell their own stories. It’s occasionally great — but is it journalism?

Analysis: There are no longer any words to describe Syria's horror

The war in Syria has exhausted all superlatives. Worst day, worst month, worst year, worst ever. Words fail to describe the destruction of this ancient, beautiful land.


The Fix: Buying Art Doesn’t Have to Be Intimidating: Yes, There’s an App

How would that Monet look in your living room? Check your phone.

After #MeToo, why isn't there more focus on domestic violence?

The #MeToo movement has prompted an ongoing national reckoning with the issues of sexual harassment and sexual assault.

Space and Astronomy

Out There: Astronomers’ Dark Energy Hopes Fade to Gray

The Wfirst project, which would have investigated the force of dark energy in the universe and searched for more planets, has been cut from NASA’s proposed budget.


Three Iranian police killed in clashes with Sufi protesters

LONDON (Reuters) - Three police officers were killed in Tehran on Monday, a police spokesman said, as clashes broke out with members of a Muslim religious order seen as a threat to the Shi'ite theocratic establishment.


Three Iranian police killed in clashes with protesters: spokesman on TV

LONDON (Reuters) - Three police officers were killed on Monday in clashes with protesters in northern Tehran, police spokesman Saeed Montazer al-Mahdi said on state television.


Time’s Up Descends on Baftas as ‘Three Billboards’ Wins 5 Awards

“Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri” was celebrated at the ceremony, the British equivalent of the Oscars, as sexual harassment was roundly protested.


'Three Billboards' leads the pack at politically edged BAFTA awards

LONDON (Reuters) - Dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" was the biggest winner at the BAFTA Film Awards, held in London on Sunday, an event which saw the campaign for women's rights in the entertainment industry take center stage.


Golf: Bubba joins Palmer, Hogan as three-times Los Angeles winner

(Reuters) - Bubba Watson acknowledged he had thoughts of retirement last year after a form slump but they were put on hold after his two-stroke victory at the Genesis Open in Los Angeles on Sunday.

'Three Billboards' takes top BAFTA

Director Martin McDonagh's bleak drama about a mother's quest for answers about her daughter's murder struck a nerve with British Academy of Film and Television Arts voters.

May, Theresa M

Theresa May, in Munich, Calls for Swift Security Pact and Offers Concession

The British prime minister said the pact should be signed before a Brexit deal and said Britain would respect the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice.


UPDATE 3-Three held as $1.8 bln fraud ripples through Indian banks

* Three arrested to remain under police custody til March 3-court


Three Suicide Bombers Kill at Least 18 in Nigeria

The attackers, all believed to be women, targeted a fish market in Maiduguri, the Nigerian city that gave rise to the Islamist militants of Boko Haram.


U.S. charges three with exporting drone parts to Lebanon's Hezbollah

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Federal authorities have charged three men with illegally exporting drone parts and other material from the United States to Lebanon's militant Hezbollah group, the U.S. Justice Department said on Friday.


Rallying: Hyundai fill top three slots after day one in Sweden

(Reuters) - Thierry Neuville led a Hyundai one-two-three after the first full day of action over the snowy stages of Rally Sweden on Friday.


Asian shares extend bounce to fifth day, dollar sags to three-year low

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares rose for a fifth straight day on Friday as investor confidence slowly returns after a sharp sell-off earlier in the month, but the dollar continued its descent, hitting a three-year low against a basket of major currencies.

Parkland, Fla, Shooting (2018)

Opinion: In the Aftermath, There Really Are No Words

The massacre in Florida reached us here in Costa Rica, and returned us to silence.


Sinn Fein leader says there will be more Northern Ireland talks

DUBLIN (Reuters) - Sinn Fein leader Mary Lou McDonald said on Thursday there would be more talks on restoring devolved government in Northern Ireland, but the timing was uncertain.

Three more states are investigating Aetna

Suspect in custody, Florida sheriff says. School official says there are fatalities.



Three shot near U.S. National Security Agency, one in custody: media

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Three people were shot and wounded near the U.S. National Security Agency's headquarters in Maryland, and one person was in custody, local media reported on Wednesday.

Trump aide's anticipated elevation highlights how top officials were willing to overlook signs that there were potential abuse allegations in his background

Rob Porter was involved in serious discussions to be promoted when he abruptly resigned from the White House last week amid allegations that he abused his two ex-wives, multiple sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.

Charles Manson's body has been on ice for nearly three months. Here's why

Nearly three months after his death, Charles Manson's body is still on ice in Kern County, California, as at least four people fight to claim his body.

Valentine's Day

Three Centuries of Valentines Offer 12,000 Ways to Say ‘I Love You’

Look inside a vast collection of cards, from as early as the 1680s, featuring pop-ups, cutouts and Civil War soldiers.

Thomas, Terrill (d 2016)

Three Milwaukee Jail Officers Charged in Dehydration Death

Terrill Thomas was left in a cell without water for seven days in 2016, and a supervisor then repeatedly lied about the events that led to Mr. Thomas’s death, prosecutors said.

'Three Billboards' backlash flows from debate over its message

"Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" has become one of Oscar season's most divisive films, producing fierce blowback based on what feels like a not-entirely-fair interpretation about what it says, or doesn't, about people's ability to achieve redemption.

There was no evidence of a crime in border agent's death, new memo says

There was no evidence a crime was committed when a US Border Patrol agent was killed more than two months ago while on patrol in West Texas, according to a new government memo obtained by CNN.


Quotes from the Pyeongchang Winter Games on day three

(Reuters) - Following are some memorable quotes from the Pyeongchang Olympics on Monday:

Books and Literature

Fiction: Three Lives, and the Tenuous Ties That Bind Them

In “Asymmetry,” Lisa Halliday weaves the tale of a May-December love affair into the account of an Iraqi-American economist detained at Heathrow.


Organizers get creative as winds threaten day three

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Alpine skiing organizers are trying to be creative to get the Olympic program up and running after the first two days of competition were postponed because of high winds.

Three die in Grand Canyon helicopter crash

Three people died when a helicopter crashed in the Grand Canyon Saturday, police confirmed to CNN.


U.S. Grand Canyon helicopter crash kills three - report

(Reuters) - A tourist helicopter crashed in the United States' Grand Canyon on Saturday, killing three people and injuring four others, Arizona media and a federal aviation spokesman said.


Three Indigo aircraft grounded after Pratt & Whitney engine issue

MUMBAI, Feb 10 (Reuters) - Three Airbus A320neo aircraft operated by India's biggest airline IndiGo, owned by InterGlobe Aviation Ltd, have been grounded, due to the latest Pratt & Whitney engine issue, IndiGo said in a statement on Saturday.

#MeToo Movement

Before There Was #MeToo, There Was Mary Cunningham

In the 1980s, Ms. Cunningham and Bill Agee were the central figures in one of the most famous sex scandals in corporate America. Four decades later, she sees it as one of the first #MeToo moments.

Computer and Video Games

Future Tense: Clap On Your Bose, Baby, ’Cause It’s Noisy as Heck Out There

The ding of texts and tweets; the tap of typing; the blurt of video games, the click of the camera shutter — all part of the new dystopian audioscape.


What happens in a U.S. government shutdown?

(Reuters) - The U.S. Congress failed to pass a stopgap funding measure to avert a government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Thursday, technically triggering the start of a shutdown.


Los Angeles prosecutors review three sex assault accusations against Weinstein

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Los Angeles prosecutors are reviewing three accusations of sexual assault against Harvey Weinstein, a step toward possible criminal charges for the movie producer, a spokesman for the county District Attorney's office said on Thursday.


Top seed Wawrinka labors to three-set victory in Sofia

SOFIA (Reuters) - Stan Wawrinka, looking to play himself back into form after a long layoff due to a knee surgery, survived a scare to advance to the Sofia Open quarter-finals with a 4-6 6-2 6-3 win over Slovakian qualifier Martin Klizan on Thursday.

There was hardly any mention of Porter allegations on Fox News

There's a deal. There's a deadline. Now the Senate just needs the votes.

There's a deal. There's a deadline. Now they just need the votes.

What really happens in a solar eruption

Prime Minister trumpets his innocence: 'There is nothing'

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu proclaimed his innocence Wednesday night in a video posted on social media, while at the same time acknowledging local media reports that police are set to recommend his indictment in an ongoing graft probe.

Biden: Trump has 'difficulty with precision' and should avoid Mueller interview

Former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that if he were one of President Donald Trump's attorneys, he would suggest Trump not consent to a special counsel interview for fear of being caught misleading investigators.

Fashion and Apparel

Three Independent Danish Brands to Know

These emerging labels — each of which presented their new fall/winter 2018 collections at Copenhagen Fashion Week — are winning over customers at home and abroad.


Bitcoin bounces back from three-month low in volatile trade

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin rallied from three-month lows below $6,000 in choppy trading on Tuesday, but worries lingered about a global regulatory clampdown and moves by banks to ban buying bitcoin with credit cards.


Bitcoin rebounds from three-month low in volatile trade

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Bitcoin recovered from three-month lows below $6,000 in choppy trading on Tuesday, but worries lingered about a global regulatory clampdown and moves by banks to ban buying bitcoin with credit cards.


Hong Kong's top court frees three democracy leaders, but warns against future activism

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Hong Kong's highest court freed three young leaders of the city's pro-democracy movement on Tuesday, including the public face of the protests, Joshua Wong, in a stark reversal of an earlier ruling, but it warned against future acts of dissent.

There were plenty of winners and losers on Super Bowl Sunday

The Super Bowl has long since gone well beyond being a game, becoming more of a national holiday that celebrates the collective love of football, television and the advertising that helps make both possible.


Nissan to pump $9.5 billion into China business, eyes top three spot

BEIJING (Reuters) - Nissan Motor Co plans to invest 60 billion yuan ($9.5 billion) in China over the next five years with its joint-venture partner as it seeks to become a top three automaker in the world's biggest market.

SpaceX is sending a rocket into space. There's a good chance it won't make it.

Nunes hints that there's more to come

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes hinted Friday that there would be additional memos released regarding the committee's investigation into alleged abuse of FISA warrants -- and the next one may look at the State Department.


Ex-consultant to Iran's U.N. mission gets three months prison

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former consultant to Iran's mission to the United Nations was sentenced to three months in prison on Friday for evading taxes by concealing his income and helping family and friends make money transfers that violated U.S. sanctions against Iran.


White House official says there's been no discussions about firing Rosenstein

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A White House official said on Friday that there has been no discussions or considerations about firing Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein.

Analysis: The claims in the GOP-Nunes memo could be a big deal if you are inclined to believe -- as Trump is -- that there is a deep state conspiracy

The Nunes memo is finally public.


Pet City: Please Don’t Make Me Go Out There

After a blizzard, dogs across the city are often reluctant to walk outside. But it’s not because of the snow; it’s because of the salts.


Philippines says anti-dengue vaccine may be connected to three deaths

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines said on Friday the anti-dengue vaccine Dengvaxia may be connected to three deaths in the country, according to a government-ordered inquiry, and that the drug is not ready for mass immunization.

Polar Bears

What Cameras on Polar Bears Show Us: It’s Tough Out There

A new study that tracked polar bears on sea ice off Alaska found that they’re fat-burning machines. That means when food is hard to find, they lose weight fast.

Voter Registration and Requirements

A ‘Blue’ Florida? There Are No Quick Demographic Fixes for Democrats

Why a big influx of Puerto Ricans and the potential return of voting rights for felons aren’t as meaningful as some might assume for 2020.

Donald Trump, Theresa May, North Korea: Your Thursday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.

Great Britain Withdrawal from EU (Brexit)

As Theresa May Pursues Deals in China, Her Own Troubles Follow

Uncertainties about Brexit and Mrs. May’s hold on power are likely to cloud the British prime minister’s three-day visit, experts said.

Can three titans of modern industry revolutionize your health care?


China puts finishing touches to three-year smog crackdown plan

BEIJING (Reuters) - China is drawing up plans for tougher curbs on smog during the three years to 2020, an environment ministry official said on Wednesday, after a five-year crackdown on pollution helped it attain air quality targets last month.


Table for Three: How to Come of Age Onscreen? Saoirse Ronan and Timothée Chalamet Know

The young actors discuss their Oscar-nominated roles, handling the pressure of awards season and #MeToo on the red carpet.

Health Insurance and Managed Care

Can Amazon and Friends Handle Health Care? There’s Reason for Doubt

Experts suggest we should temper expectations about the venture, which also involves JPMorgan Chase and Berkshire Hathaway.

BBC says there's no sign of gender bias in its pay. Female staffers aren't persuaded

There's a typo on State of the Union tickets

A typo on the some of the tickets issued for President Donald Trump's first State of the Union address to Congress Tuesday provided invitees a welcome to the "State of the Uniom."

United States Politics and Government

From Annapolis to Congress? These Three Women Know Tough Missions

The women, who were contemporaries at the Naval Academy, are part of a powerful wave of political activism in the era of President Trump.

Netanyahu, Sara

Sara Netanyahu’s Aides Sued Over Her Tirades. Now, There’s a Recording.

The Israeli premier’s embattled wife can be heard screaming at a publicist over a gossip item that did not mention her college and graduate degrees.

Trump critical of Theresa May on Brexit

US President Donald Trump talks Brexit and Macron in an interview with British broadcaster Piers Morgan.


Trump says he would negotiate Brexit with 'tougher' attitude than Theresa May

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump would take a "tougher" approach to Brexit negotiations than Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May, he said in a television interview to be broadcast later on Sunday.


Bodies of three crew members from Sanchi identified

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The bodies of three of the crew of the Sanchi, the tanker involved in the worst oil ship disaster in decades off the coast of China, have been identified, the Iranian Students’ News Agency (ISNA) reported Saturday.


Colombia bomb attack kills at least three police, wounds 14

BOGOTA (Reuters) - At least three police officers were killed and 14 wounded on Saturday by an early morning bomb attack outside a police station in Colombia's coastal city of Barranquilla, authorities said.


Table for Three: The Mind Meld of Bill Gates and Steven Pinker

The entrepreneur-turned-philanthropist and the best-selling author discuss their surprising bond, the challenge to improve the human condition and the quest to create the perfect toilet.


FBI raid ends with Texas kidnap victim dead, three charged in abduction

(Reuters) - Three people were charged with aggravated kidnapping on Friday in the abduction of a Texas man who was shot in an FBI raid to free him, arrest affidavits released on Friday showed.

Three decades after the Challenger disaster, Christa McAuliffe's lessons will finally be taught

Christa McAuliffe never got to realize her dream of teaching from space.

United States Defense and Military Forces

Opinion: We Can’t Win in Afghanistan Because We Don’t Know Why We’re There

American war aims remain riddled with contradictions. Pakistan’s powerful spy agency has used that to its advantage.


AstraZeneca's three-in-one inhaler helps COPD patients in trial

(Reuters) - AstraZeneca said an inhaler for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) delivered improved lung function in a late stage trial that could challenge GlaxoSmithKline's new three-in-one inhaler.


Philippines prepares for three-month-long volcano emergency

LEGAZPI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - The Philippines is bracing for a possible three-month-long emergency in areas around an erupting volcano, which has already displaced more than 81,000 and caused overcrowding at temporary shelters, the country's disaster agency said on Friday.

What happens when judges judge themselves

Even in this #metoo era, it's a rare thing for allegations - of sexual harassment or otherwise - to come to light against federal judges. CNN's Joan Biskupic explains.

Europe Edition: Davos, Russia, Theresa May: Your Friday Briefing

Here’s what you need to know to start your day.


On Baseball: Why Are There So Few Third Basemen in the Hall of Fame?

Chipper Jones became just the 17th player from the position to be voted into the hall this week, and no one can quite explain the underrepresentation.

International Trade and World Market

Theresa May Arrives in Davos as U.K.’s Post-‘Brexit’ Slide Continues

Britain’s stature as a global economic power has lessened since it voted to leave the European Union. Mrs. May’s speech at the World Economic Forum, and the reception to it, underscored that reality.


At least three dead after commuter train derails near Milan

SEGGIANO DI PIOLTELLO, Italy (Reuters) - At least three people were killed and 13 seriously injured on Thursday when a train carrying some 250 people along a busy commuter route derailed near Milan in northern Italy, regional authorities said.


ECB meets as euro hits three-year high

LONDON (Reuters) - The euro steadied at a three-year high on Thursday and shares inched back as traders waited to see if the European Central Bank would try to cool the currency's hottest run in nearly four years.

Milan train crash kills three

At least three people were killed and dozens more were injured Thursday when a train near the Italian city of Milan derailed and crashed, the Italian fire department said.


At least three dead after train derails near Milan

SEGGIANO DI PIOLTELLO, Italy (Reuters) - A train derailment near Italy's financial capital Milan killed at least three people and left 13 people seriously injured, the government said in a statement on Thursday.


Dollar smarts from Mnuchin's comments, hits three-year low; euro awaits ECB test

TOKYO (Reuters) - The dollar skidded to a three-year low against its peers on Thursday after caving on comments by U.S. Treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin that he welcomed a weaker currency, while the euro was firm ahead of the European Central Bank's policy decision.


And Then There Was One: Last Challenger to Egypt’s Sisi Drops Out

Khaled Ali, the last major challenger in Egypt’s presidential race, quit the race on Wednesday, clearing the field for President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.

There's been a flurry of developments in the special counsel investigation hanging over the administration

Tuesday saw a flurry of new developments in the special counsel probe led by former FBI Director Robert Mueller, each adding to what the public knows about the investigation hanging over the Trump administration.


'Shape of Water', 'Three Billboards' lead best picture race after Oscar nominations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Fox Searchlight's fantastical romance "The Shape of Water" and its dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" emerged as front runners for the Oscar best picture prize on Tuesday after capturing nominations in all of the major categories.


UPDATE 3-'Shape of Water', 'Three Billboards' lead best picture race after Oscar nominations

* Greta Gerwig gets rare female directing nod for 'Lady Bird'

Black unemployment is at a record low. There's more to the story.

There's one part of America that Trump can make great again

If 2017 is remembered as the year of major tax reform, let 2018 be remembered as the year that the nation's infrastructure was finally recognized as a priority for federal investment.


Patterson-UTI says three workers missing in Oklahoma oil fire are employees

HOUSTON, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Patterson-UTI Energy said three of five workers who went missing in a fiery Oklahoma oil and gas well blast on Monday are its employees.

These are America's three most popular beers

Cohousing Communities

Retiring: There’s Community and Consensus. But It’s No Commune.

A small movement with an ungainly name, cohousing, is appealing to more people of retirement age — and younger — who no longer want to be isolated.


Three USA Gymnastics board members resign in wake of sex abuse scandal

(Reuters) - Three USA Gymnastics board members resigned on Monday in the wake of its former team physician sexually abusing female gymnasts, a step the organization said would support its reform efforts.


Three U.S.A. Gymnastics Board Members Resign

As more victims read statements about abuse at the hands of Dr. Lawrence G. Nassar, top officials for the federation’s board announced they would step down.

Morgan Freeman: There's something wrong with this statue ...

From Nicole Kidman to 'This is Us,' these are the moments you need to see from the 2018 SAG Awards.


'Three Billboards' biggest winner at female-flavored SAG awards

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Dark comedy "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" won three prizes at the Screen Actors Guild (SAG) awards on Sunday in a ceremony marked by women and their stories amid the sexual misconduct scandal that has swept Hollywood.

Bitcoin (Currency)

There Is Nothing Virtual About Bitcoin’s Energy Appetite

Creating a single token requires as much electricity as two years’ worth of consumption by an average American home. Some enthusiasts believe that’s a problem.

A midnight shutdown seems likely, unless there's a big change

The government will shut down at 12:00:01 a.m. ET, Saturday morning. Nobody on either side -- Senate or House; Republican or Democrat -- sees a different path at this point.


U.S. CFTC sues three virtual currency operators for fraud

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. derivatives watchdog said on Friday that it has filed charges against three separate virtual currency operators alleging the defendants had defrauded customers and broken other commodity trading rules, in a further sign regulators globally are cracking down on the emerging asset class.

A desert escape where there are no rules

Qataris are proud of their gleaming, ultramodern capital Doha, but their hearts are still in the desert.


Nestle nominates three board directors to help advance strategy

LONDON (Reuters) - Nestle proposed three new independent directors to its board on Thursday, as the world's largest food company seeks to accelerate its transformation into a health-conscious company.


BRIEF-Nestlé Nominates Three New Independent Directors To Board



Storm kills three in the Netherlands, three in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and three people died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.


Storm kills three in the Netherlands, two in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and two people died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.


Storm kills three in the Netherlands, one in Germany

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Three people were killed in the Netherlands and a man died in Germany on Thursday as powerful winds toppled trees, blew trucks off the road and forced the cancellation of hundreds of flights.


Does ‘Three Billboards’ Say Anything About America? Well …

The movie thinks it’s saying something profound about human nature and America. But really, it’s off key about so many things.

This is what happens during a government shutdown

If Congress is unable to pass a funding proposal -- which, at this point, looks very possible -- the federal government will shut down Friday.


Tracking Europe's waste: 'There's gold in them landfills'

OSLO (Reuters) - Some of Europe's richest deposits of valuable materials are in the trash, ranging from gold in smartphones to cobalt in electric car batteries, according to a survey of urban mining published on Wednesday.