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Halfpipe Live Results: Chloe Kim Crushes Her First Run - New York Times
PYEONGCHANG, South Korea ? Chloe Kim, the 17-year-old American, is a big favorite in the women's halfpipe snowboard competition. She could well have been a contender four years ago as well, but at 13 she was too young to enter. Stay here for live ...

QB Jimmy Garoppolo signs 5-year, $137.5 million extension with 49ers - ESPN
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The San Francisco 49ers' quarterback of the present is officially their quarterback of the future. The Niners announced Thursday they have signed Jimmy Garoppolo to a five-year contract extension through the 2022 season. Sources ...

Ex-pitcher arrested with over 20 kilos of drugs - ESPN
SAN DIEGO -- Former All-Star pitcher Esteban Loaiza has been arrested on suspicion of trafficking drugs after packages containing a white powder believed to be cocaine were found at a home he rented in Southern California, officials said Monday. Loaiza ...

Anastasia Bryzgalova: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know - Heavy.com
Anastasia Bryzgalova started curling in 2009. At the time, she had seen ?an advertisement for a curling club at an ice sports complex,? according to the Daily Mail ? and she was intrigues. She decided to give it a try, pursuing a career in the sport ...

LaVar Ball really said Lonzo will leave the Lakers if they don't sign his brothers. Alrighty, then! - SB Nation
Hello, Ball family content consumer. First of all, you're a wonderful person, and please keep consuming all the Ball content that your heart desires. I mean that! Second, we should remember why we value the Balls, and that the reasons are similar to ...

Mike Pereira: Eagles Lined Up Illegally on 'Philly Special' Super Bowl Trick Play - Sports Illustrated
The Philly Special will live in the hearts of Eagles fans forever. Hell, it'll live on some fans' skin for as long as they live. But the trick play, which the Eagles ran to perfection for a touchdown on fourth-and-goal in the first half of Super Bowl ...

49ers first-rounder Reuben Foster arrested, accused of dragging his girlfriend - CBSSports.com
Forty-Niners linebacker Reuben Foster has been arrested for the second time in less than a month after an incident on Sunday in California. According to the San Francisco Chronicle, Foster was taken into custody in Santa Clara County on allegations ...

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'Pretty sharp,' says Obama of his presidential portrait - Washington Post
Take a popular former president, add a hot contemporary artist and a historic commission, and you get one of the glitziest events hosted by the Smithsonian that doesn't involve the opening of an entire museum. Former president Barack Obama and his wife ...

The Bomb

August 6, 1945 - Hiroshima, Japan

Later, the bodies came.

Thousand of floating, radioactive, Japanese bodies.

On deck of the USS Kearney, sailors were ordered to install .50 caliber machine guns and shoot holes in the bodies until they sank.

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Trump Jr. says his wife is 'safe and unharmed' after opening letter containing unknown substance - Washington Post
Police in New York said Monday that a letter containing ?an unidentified substance? was mailed to the home of Donald Trump Jr., the president's oldest son. Trump's wife, Vanessa, opened the letter and was taken to a hospital as a result, according to ...

GOP senators question 'unusual' message Susan Rice sent herself on Inauguration Day - The Hill
Two top Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee are questioning former national security adviser Susan Rice about an "unusual" message she sent to herself on Jan 20, 2017 ? President Trump · Donald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to ...

Baltimore detectives convicted in shocking corruption trial - Washington Post
BALTIMORE ? Two Baltimore detectives were convicted Monday of robbery and racketeering in a trial that laid bare shocking crimes committed by an elite police unit and surfaced new allegations of widespread corruption in the city's police department ...

White House Regrets Its Handling of Rob Porter Case: 'We All Could Have Done Better' - New York Times
WASHINGTON ? White House officials conceded Thursday that they regretted the way they handled accusations against Rob Porter, the staff secretary who resigned Wednesday after two former wives publicly accused him of abusing them. But they refused to ...

Government Shutdown Looms as Rand Paul Protests Budget Deal - New York Times
WASHINGTON ? The federal government on Thursday night slid toward at least a brief shutdown as a single Republican senator, Rand Paul of Kentucky, held up a vote on a far-reaching budget deal that would stave it off. Angered at the huge spending ...

Entertainment

'Black Panther' transports New York Fashion Week to Wakanda with inclusive show - USA TODAY
Welcome to Wakanda Fashion Week. On Monday night, Black Panther's colors, spirit and inspirations made their way to New York Fashion Week at Black Panther: Welcome To Wakanda, a charity presentation featuring 10 designers who contributed pieces ...

Bask in Reese Witherspoon's Mutual Love Fest With Olympic Champs Adam Rippon and Mirai Nagasu - TheWrap
When the Olympics roll around, every American is a fan of Team USA, but not everyone can say their favorite Olympians are as obsessed with them. But of course, not everyone is Reese Witherspoon. Olympic figure skaters (and this year's Team USA darlings ...

Kylie Jenner Makes Second Post-Pregnancy Outing for Friend's Baby Shower - E! Online
Less than two weeks after the E! reality star gave birth to her first child, Kylie is lending support to close friend Heather Sanders, who will soon welcome her very own bundle of joy. The 20-year-old stepped out alongside Jordyn Woods for Sanders ...

Michael Fassbender to Star in 'Kung Fury' Feature Film - Hollywood Reporter
David Hasselhoff, who sang the theme to the original '80s homage cult short, will also appear in the action-comedy from David Sandberg and KatzSmith Productions. The hotly anticipated feature-length follow-up to one of the biggest cult short film of ...

Daryle Singletary, Traditional Country Singer & Randy Travis Protégé, Dies at 46 - Billboard
Country music has lost one of its' finest traditional voices with the unexpected passing of Daryle Singletary. The singer passed away Sunday night (Feb. 11) at the age of 46, causing a wave of tributes across social media from artists such as Craig ...

Pop crooner Vic Damone dies at 89 - The Mercury News
File photo: Vic Damone's early string of hits included ?I Have but One Heart,??Again,??You're Breaking My Heart? and ?Angela Mia,? but he was especially known for the ballad ?On the Street Where You Live? from the Broadway musical ?My Fair Lady.? By ...

D'Arcy Wretzky Says Billy Corgan Rescinded Her Invitation to Play in Smashing Pumpkins Reunion - SPIN
Original Smashing Pumpkins bassist D'Arcy Wretzky will evidently not be playing in the band's newly reformed lineup, as she revealed in an interview with the website BlastEcho last month. Now, Wretzky has given another interview to the same site, with ...