Day: May 15, 2019

Giving Up on Darwin, in Search of Alien Life, and When Hunter S. Thompson Ran for Sheriff

Giving Up on Darwin, in Search of Alien Life, and When Hunter S. Thompson Ran for Sheriff

May 15, 2019

Alien and tent installation at the Davey Brown Trailhead, via Wikimedia Commons David Gelernter, the well-known professor of computer science at Yale, grew up believing Darwin’s theory of the origin of life. Well, he doesn’t believe it any more: “There’s no reason to doubt that Darwin successfully explained the small adjustments by which an organism…

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Baffert-trained Improbable 5-2 Preakness favorite

Baffert-trained Improbable 5-2 Preakness favorite

May 15, 2019

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert will seek his record-setting eighth Preakness victory Saturday with 5-2 morning-line favorite Improbable, who will start from the No. 4 post in a field of 13 horses.

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Zion Williamson should explore options to not play for the New Orleans Pelicans | NBA | THE HERD – The Herd with Colin Cowherd

Zion Williamson should explore options to not play for the New Orleans Pelicans | NBA | THE HERD – The Herd with Colin Cowherd

May 15, 2019

The New Orleans Pelicans won the NBA Draft Lottery last night and will presumably take Zion WIlliamson with the No.1 pick in this year’s Draft, but Colin Cowherd thinks Zion should explore options to play somewhere other than in New Orleans. #TheHerd #NBA #ZionWilliamson #Pelicans #NBADraftLottery SUBSCRIBE to get all the latest content from The…

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Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

May 15, 2019

Law criminalizing procedure in nearly all cases likely to face legal challenges

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Tell her to ‘look at my record’: Biden responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s criticism on climate

Tell her to ‘look at my record’: Biden responds to Ocasio-Cortez’s criticism on climate

May 15, 2019

CLOSE Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Bernie Sanders rallied support for the Green New Deal on Monday night Time Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday pushed back against criticism from Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez following a report that he planned to seek a “middle ground” solution to climate change.  “No middle ground,” Ocasio-Cortez, 29, said…

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Sonya and Dell Curry Mastered Cheering for Their Sons. But Not at the Same Time.

Sonya and Dell Curry Mastered Cheering for Their Sons. But Not at the Same Time.

May 15, 2019

OAKLAND, Calif. — Stephen Curry curled around Draymond Green into open space, comfortably separated himself from Portland’s Seth Curry and sank a 3-pointer from the left wing to stake the Golden State Warriors to an early 10-point lead. In the first conference finals game in N.B.A. history to feature brothers, there was only one thing…

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Brendan Taylor’s wife mugged outside their home in Harare

Brendan Taylor’s wife mugged outside their home in Harare

May 15, 2019

12:26 PM ET Liam Brickhill Zimbabwe cricketer Brendan Taylor’s wife was mugged outside their home in Harare earlier this week, with Taylor tweeting about the incident and urging residents of the city to remain vigilant amid reports of increased crime. “Just had an alarming situation outside my house,” Taylor wrote. “I was waiting for my…

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Daly calls cart a disadvantage for hilly Bethpage

Daly calls cart a disadvantage for hilly Bethpage

May 15, 2019

John Daly used the cart for nine practice holes Wednesday, arriving at the Bethpage Black clubhouse with an elastic bandage around his right knee.

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Indy oval makes for quick attention grabber Indianapolis 500 newcomers Jordan King and Ben Hanley went – INDYCAR

Indy oval makes for quick attention grabber Indianapolis 500 newcomers Jordan King and Ben Hanley went – INDYCAR

May 15, 2019

INDIANAPOLIS – Nothing will wake a rookie faster than being tossed in the deep end. Such was the case when Ben Hanley and Jordan King had their introduction to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway oval with Tuesday’s opening practice for the 103rd Indianapolis 500 presented by Gainbridge. “It’s the fastest I’ve ever gone on land,” King…

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PG&E transmission lines caused Camp Fire in Paradise, Cal Fire investigators say

PG&E transmission lines caused Camp Fire in Paradise, Cal Fire investigators say

May 15, 2019

The fire was the the deadliest and most destructive fire in California history,  and killed 85 people.

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