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Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

World / Science & Health Mar 15, 2018

Physicist Stephen Hawking dies at 76

Stephen Hawking, Britain's most famous scientist, who dedicated his life to unlocking the secrets of the universe, has died at age 76. His children, Lucy, Robert and Tim, said in a statement carried by Britain's Press Association news agency on Wednesday: "We are deeply saddened ...

'B: The Beginning': Netflix anime gets a 'B' for effort

Film / Reviews Mar 15, 2018

'B: The Beginning': Netflix anime gets a 'B' for effort

by Matt Schley

Whatever you've thought of their quality up until now, Netflix's original animated series have definitely rocked the boat in some way, whether by assembling an international production team ("Castlevania"), putting an X-rated twist on a classic franchise ("Devilman Crybaby") or, uh, inspiring people to ...

Kakuryu bulldozes Arawashi on fourth day of basho

Sumo / Basho Reports Mar 15, 2018

Kakuryu bulldozes Arawashi on fourth day of basho

Despite lingering pain in his right fingers, yokozuna Kakuryu fought like he was in top form Wednesday to remain unbeaten on the fourth day of the 15-day Spring Grand Sumo Tournament. Kakuryu wasted little time in the final match at Edion Arena Osaka, pushing No. ...

Chernobyl victim captures gold at Paralympics

Paralympics Mar 15, 2018

Chernobyl victim captures gold at Paralympics

An American skier who suffered birth defects due to the Chernobyl nuclear disaster and spent her early life in orphanages said she was "on cloud nine" after winning gold in the 1.1-km cross-country sprint skiing at the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics on Wednesday. Oksana Masters was ...

Momoka Muraoka claims Japan's first gold of Pyeongchang Paralympics

Paralympics Mar 15, 2018

Momoka Muraoka claims Japan's first gold of Pyeongchang Paralympics

Sit skier Momoka Muraoka raced to Japan's first gold medal of the Pyeongchang Winter Paralympics on Wednesday in the women's Alpine skiing giant slalom. Muraoka finished in a disability-factored, two-run total of 2 minutes, 26.53 seconds at Jeongseon Alpine Centre, beating out the Netherlands' Linda ...

Naomi Osaka advances to Indian Wells quarterfinals

More Sports / Tennis Mar 15, 2018

Naomi Osaka advances to Indian Wells quarterfinals

Naomi Osaka continued her consistent run by beating Maria Sakkari of Greece 6-1, 5-7, 6-1 to reach the women's singles quarterfinals at the BNP Paribas Open on Tuesday. In the first meeting between the ascendant young players, Osaka, currently ranked 44th in the world, overcame ...