Kobe Bryant Ends Career With Incredible 60 Point Game – Watch Highlights

Thursday April 14, 2016 – LOS ANGELES — There would be a celebration for Kobe Bryant on Wednesday. Everybody knew that much. The signs were everywhere. Look outside: a block party. Look courtside: gift bags for all. Look up: purple and yellow balloons suspended from the rafters of the Staples Center. Before the Lakers had ever won a title in Los ...

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Golden State Warriors Set N.B.A. Record With 73 Wins

  Thursday April 14, 2015 – OAKLAND, Calif. — Coach Steve Kerr of the Golden State Warriors had largely resisted acknowledging the importance of his team’s pursuit. For his players, the number 73 had sparkled for months like a diamond amid the confetti of so many lopsided wins. They wanted to make history. Kerr was more concerned with chasing another championship. ...

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Magnitude-6.9 Earthquake Hits Myanmar

  Wednesday April 13, 2016 – YANGON, Myanmar – A strong earthquake struck Myanmar on Wednesday night and was felt in parts of eastern India and Bangladesh, causing residents to rush out of their homes in panic. There were no immediate reports of injuries or damage. The magnitude-6.9 quake struck at a depth of 135 kilometers (84 miles), 396 kilometers (246 ...

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FBI Used Professional Hackers To Crack San Bernardino Terrorist’s iPhone

  Thursday April 14, 2016 – The FBI cracked a San Bernardino terrorist’s phone with the help of professional hackers who discovered and brought to the bureau at least one previously unknown software flaw, according to people familiar with the matter. The new information was then used to create a piece of hardware that helped the FBI to crack the iPhone’s ...

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Preparing For Possible Zika Virus Outbreak

  Thursday April 14, 2016 – JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—There are now 84 confirmed cases of the Zika virus in the state of Florida. Two new cases were reported in Palm Beach and Broward counties Friday. Clay County has one reported case, and Collier County has another. They have all been travel-related. An outbreak of the Zika virus in Florida is still a ...

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Watch As Russian Su-24 Jets Buzz U.S. Navy Ship In Baltic Sea [video]

Wednesday April 13, 2016 – Russian attack jets flew “dangerously close” to a U.S. Navy destroyer numerous times in the Baltic Sea this week, according to U.S. officials, continuing a pattern of behavior in the region that the Defense Department has previously decried. The incidents occurred Monday and Tuesday, with the planes making multiple passes by the USS Donald Cook, ...

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Nearly 40,000 Verizon Workers Walk Off Job

  Wednesday April 13, 2016 – Nearly 40,000 Verizon Communications Inc workers walked off the job on Wednesday in one of the largest U.S. strikes in recent years after contract talks hit an impasse. The strike was called by the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers that jointly represent employees in such jobs as customer ...

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