News archive from 14 April 2016

Study: Zika may affect babies even in later stages of pregnancy

Study: Zika may affect babies even in later stages of pregnancy

The Zika virus may pose a threat to women and their fetuses even in the later stages of pregnancy, according to a study published online Wednesday in The BMJ, formerly known as the British Medical Journal. The new study is being published as the...

 
Ask your income tax questions now for the IRS' Clay Sanford for our live chat at 12:30 p.m. Thursday

Ask your income tax questions now for the IRS' Clay Sanford for our live chat at 12:30 p.m. Thursday

Clay Sanford, of the Internal Revenue Service's media relations division, answers your tax questions in a live chat at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 14. The answers and tiips provided are not a substitute for professional tax preparation advice. Ask your...

 
Judge rules Katy Perry gets to buy Los Angeles ex-convent

Judge rules Katy Perry gets to buy Los Angeles ex-convent

Just call her Sister Katy Perry? Just kidding. But a judge ruled Wednesday in Los Angeles that singer Perry will get a chance to buy the hilltop Catholic convent she's been pining for since last year. In one of those wacky cases that could only happen...

 
Carson Wentz has NFL teams on the hunt in draft

Carson Wentz has NFL teams on the hunt in draft

xEmbed xShare Russ Lande discusses five impact draft prospects. CASSELTON, N.D. – It’s still and silent. The one place in his life that still is. A nondescript, roughly triangular patch of grass unfolds. Each side measures about 250 feet. A thick tree...

Usa Today, 19:14 in Sport
 
Wilderness survivor recalls anger, frustration and hope

Wilderness survivor recalls anger, frustration and hope

xEmbed xShare Ann Rodgers, 72, spoke about her experience being stranded with her dog, Queenie, in the Arizona wilderness for nine days. PHOENIX — Lost, out of gas and lacking cellphone service, Ann Rodgers and her dog, Queenie, set out from a lonely...

 

VP Joe Biden to bring cancer 'moonshot' to the Vatican

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden is bringing his "moonshot" to cure cancer to the Vatican. Biden will travel to Vatican City on April 28 for an international conference on breakthroughs in regenerative medicine. The vice...

Chron, 19:17 in Politics
 
U.S. gaining momentum on Islamic State, Obama says

U.S. gaining momentum on Islamic State, Obama says

WASHINGTON — The United States and allied forces have the Islamic State on the defensive, President Obama said Wednesday, with the terrorist group failing to mount a single offensive operation in Syria or Iraq since last summer. "We have...

 
Harris: Bruins report card grades another lost season

Harris: Bruins report card grades another lost season

On the offensive side of the game, the Bruins this season had the appearance of a near-elite NHL team, one that should be playing in the postseason. Only four teams scored more goals than the 236 posted by the B’s: Dallas (265), Washington (248),...

 

Rail stop to become 'Kobe Station' for Laker star's last day

LOS ANGELES — As Kobe Bryant makes the last stop of his storied 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, a downtown train station will be part of the citywide celebration. The Pico Station on Metro's Blue and Expo rail lines will for a day become...

 
Warriors' chase, Kobe's finale highlight NBA's final night

Warriors' chase, Kobe's finale highlight NBA's final night

Golden State is playing for history. Kobe Bryant is playing for the last time. On their own, either of those events would be seismic. Having them happen simultaneously only makes both seem bigger. And those games will surely overshadow some other...

 
Age-old question: Is Artemi Panarin too old to be NHL's top rookie?

Age-old question: Is Artemi Panarin too old to be NHL's top rookie?

The NHL has once before made a significant change to its rookie of the year rules by establishing an age limit after 31-year-old Sergei Makarov won the Calder Trophy in 1990. A player must now be 26 or younger to be eligible. Former player and current...

 
NHL's Ironmen ready to carry heavy load in playoffs

NHL's "Ironmen" ready to carry heavy load in playoffs

The real test of Kris Letang's relentless stamina doesn't come in the Pittsburgh Penguins dressing room after a long game. When he logs the kind of ice time that looks like a typo on the stat sheet, the big challenge comes the next morning, when his...

 

Maple Leafs sign Kadri, Rielly to 6-year deals

TORONTO — The Toronto Maple Leafs signed forward Nazem Kadri and defenseman Morgan Rielly to new six-year contracts Wednesday, locking up two potential restricted free agents. The 25-year-old Kadri led the team with 45 points after signing a one-year...

 

Jim Harbaugh blasts NCAA for barring out-of-area football camps

ANN ARBOR, Mich. — Jim Harbaugh has fired back at the NCAA. The Michigan coach says, "the incompetence of the NCAA has reared its ugly head yet again," in a story published Tuesday by Sports Illustrated. Harbaugh was reacting to Friday's...

 

Brian Kennedy taking over as head basketball coach at NJIT

NEWARK, N.J. — NJIT is hiring assistant Brian Kennedy as its head men's basketball coach. The school announced Wednesday that Kennedy will be introduced as the Highlanders' coach on Friday. He has been an assistant with the program since 2012. Kennedy...

 

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