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Lorde, Chance the Rapper and the Killers will headline Lollapalooza.

Lollapalooza has revealed the 2017 lineup and Chance the Rapper will be headlining his hometown festival this year. The Killers, Lorde, Arcade Fire, the XX, DJ Snake, Run the Jewels and blink-182 are also among the headliners blessing Chicago this summer. SEE ALSO: Lorde is back with a euphoric breakup song, 'Green Light' ...

- Mashable! - US

Boy Gets Own Diagnosis Days After Shaving Head for Cancer.

Just days after Benny Martinez shaved his head last year to raise money for cancer research at a school fundraiser in Park Ridge, Ill., he wound up in the emergency room while his family was vacationing at Disney World, complaining of an awful headache and nausea. A CT scan revealed...

- Newser - US

Neil Gorsuch calls comments critical of judges 'demoralizing'.

During his confirmation hearing on Tuesday, Judge Neil Gorsuch, President Trump's Supreme Court pick, said he finds attacks made by "anyone" against judges "disheartening" and "demoralizing." Trump has spoken out against many judges, including James Robart, who halted his first travel ban and Gonzalo Curiel, who oversaw one ...

- The Week - US

UConn is dominating women's basketball by realizing it takes more than just talented players.

Roy K. Miller/AP The University of Connecticut's women's basketball team thoroughly dominated Syracuse on Monday night, 94-64, to reach its 24th consecutive NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. It's all become very routine for the Huskies — another blowout win for the dynasty that has now won a record 109 consecutive basketball ...

- Business Insider - US

UConn expels Sigma Kappa fraternity after student death.

Kappa Sigma fraternity and Delta Gamma sorority are both gone from UConn.         

- USA TODAY - US

Cinco de Mayo cancelled in Philadelphia amid immigration fears.

Organizers of a prominent Mexican festival in Philadelphia have cancelled this year's parade over concerns that immigration authorities could target attendees. Edgar Ramirez, one of the six organizers who decided unanimously to cancel it, told local station WCAU-TV that the decision was a sad but responsible' one in light ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Body of infant found inside bag in Connecticut reservoir.

HARWINTON, Conn. " Connecticut State Police say an infant's body has been found inside a bag in a reservoir.Police say troopers were notified the remains had been found in Harwinton on Tuesday morning.State police major-crimes...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Geno Auriemma's key roster philosophy is becoming evident as UConn runs laps around the NCAA Tournament.

Roy K. Miller/AP The University of Connecticut's women's basketball team thoroughly dominated Syracuse on Monday night, 94-64, to reach its 24th consecutive NCAA Tournament Sweet 16. It's all become very routine for the Huskies — another blowout win for the dynasty that has now won a record 109 consecutive basketball ...

- Business Insider - US

UConn fraternity chapter closed after member's death.

HARTFORD, Conn. " A national women's fraternity has closed its University of Connecticut chapter following the death of one its members who was run over by a campus fire department vehicle in October.The Connecticut Post (http://bit.ly/2nO7FCR...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

ICYMI: CT scanning mummies and drones that land like birds.

Today on In Case You Missed It: Researchers from The Field Museum are using CT scanners to look inside mummies from Peru and Egypt to see what lies behind the casket and ancient gauze. The images have uncovered information about the gender and ap...

- Engadget - US

The number of gun permits in one deep blue state skyrocketed last year — and for good reason.

The state of Connecticut in 2016 had an extremely high uptick in the number of gun permits issued, recent reports reveal. According to WTIC-TV's account of…

- TheBlaze.com - US

Why we're in for a repeat of the 1929 crash

Wikimedia CommonsBelow is an excerpt from Mark Yuskos quartlery outlook. Read the full piece on the Morgan Creek website. The first time I heard the name Babson was in 1980 when I was a senior in high school in Weston, Connecticut . I was on a bus with my soccer team headed to Massachusetts to play weekend scrimmages ...

- Business Insider - US

Museums use CT scans to take the mystery out of mummies

Most of us have a rather cinematic view of mummies: a bandaged body rising out of a sarcophagus, stumbling toward whoever just disturbed their slumber. Of course, this could never happen and not just for supernatural reasons. Mummies are wrapped up p...

- Engadget - US

Kuwait- Chest Hospital gets Nuclear Medicine & CT scan equipments

Kuwait- Chest Hospital gets Nuclear Medicine & CT scan equipments...

- MENAFN - JO

Supreme Court rejects appeal of former Connecticut governor

HARTFORD, Conn. — The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday declined to disturb the convictions of former Connecticut Gov. John Rowland for conspiring to hide his work for two Republican congressional candidates, several years after he resigned from office and…

- Billings Gazette - US

News24.com | Weekend Wrap: Boy dies as trio of cheetah attacks surface, airport terror and 50K visitors enjoy CT Ocean Amaza Odyssey

Either you're enjoying a long weekend or you're in for a short week - here are the key travel-related stories that happened in the last 72 hours that you need to know about.

- News24.com - ZA

No opioids, please: Clearing the way to refuse prescriptions

HARTFORD, Conn. — The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents make it clear to medical professionals they do not want to be prescribed the powerful painkillers.

- Billings Gazette - US

No opioids, please: Clearing the way to refuse prescriptions

HARTFORD, Conn. " The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents make it clear to medical professionals they do not want to be prescribed the powerful painkillers.Connecticut...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

No opioids, please: Clearing the way to refuse prescriptions

HARTFORD, Conn. — The ease of relapsing into opioid addiction has led a growing number of states to help residents make it clear to medical...

- Townhall.com - US

The UConn Huskies' Secret Weapon Has Serious Staying Power

Chris Dailey built the Connecticut women's basketball program from scratch. So why don't we know her name?

- OZY - US

Tennessee police hunt former teacher accused of kidnapping student

Tad Cummins, 50, who is believed to be armed with two hand guns, was placed on the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation's top 10 "most wanted" list on Friday on charges of aggravate kidnapping and having sexual contact with a minor. Cummings, who is married, was fired from his Maurey County high school teaching job on Tuesday ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Racial Quotas for Connecticut's Magnet School Seats Keep Many Black, Latino Students Out

Two decades after Connecticut's historic desegregation case, state officials say they have no choice but to open the doors wider for white and Asian children—and sometimes shut the door on minorities.

- Education Week - US

Photos: The Amazing Mummies of Peru and Egypt

Archaeologists used to unwrap mummies with much fanfare in front of crowds, a stunt that destroyed cultural history and disrespected the deceased individual. Now, researchers can use CT scans to noninvasively learn about mummies without unwrapping them.

- Livescience.com - US

What went wrong with college sports

Donna A. Lopiano, adjunct lecturer in sports management at Southern Connecticut State University and president of Sports Management Resources consulting firm, and former Women's Athletic Director at the University of Texas at Austin, discusses her most recent title, co-authored with Gerald Gurney and Andrew Zimbalist, ...

- Brookings - US

3 US senators want to know whether Trump's national security aide illegally obtained US citizenship

Alex Wong/Getty ImagesThree US senators say they want Sebastian Gorka — a deputy assistant to President Donald Trump — investigated over his immigration status. Sens. Dick Durbin of Illinois, Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, and Ben Cardin of Maryland sent a joint letter to the US Justice Department on Friday asking ...

- Business Insider - US

A U.S. Volunteer Builds Bridges From Connecticut To Moldova

Ayanna Dacosta, a volunteer with the U.S. Peace Corps, has been teaching health education in the Moldovan town of Vasilcau for two years. Between learning the language and building relationships with the community, the 25-year-old has worked to tackle problems at her school ranging from gender inequality to a lack of indoor ...

- Radio Free Europe - US

Toddler was in home with dead mom for days, police say

Police in Connecticut say a three-year-old girl lived alone with her dead mother for several days, surviving on cereal that had spilled on the floor.

- FOX News - US

Police: 3-year-old girl lived alone with dead mom for days

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. " Authorities in Connecticut say a 3-year-old girl was found living alone with her dead mother and with nothing to eat but cereal for several days in an apartment.Police said Wednesday the 37-year-old woman's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Police: 3-year-old girl lived alone with dead mom for days

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. — Authorities in Connecticut say a 3-year-old girl was found living alone with her dead mother and with nothing to eat...

- Townhall.com - US

Former Israeli defense contractor executive pleads guilty to US fraud

A former executive of an Israel-based defense contractor has pleaded guilty in Connecticut to crimes related to fraud schemes targeting a United States foreign aid program.

- Stars and Stripes - US

The Kids Toke , Or Choke?

By MARKESHIA RICKS / Posted at The New Haven Independent Hartford — State Rep. Josh Elliott is a lawmaker, successful business owner and law school graduate. He is also, he said Tuesday, a casual marijuana user pushing to legalize, regulate and … Continue reading → The post The Kids Toke , Or Choke? appeared ...

- worldwide hippies - US

Winter Storm Stella hits US Northeast, NY dodges worst

New York, United States, Mar 13 - Winter Storm Stella lashed the northeastern United States with sleet and snow, cancelling thousands of flights, closing schools and shutting stores, but New York and Washington escaped the worst of the weather. Blizzard warnings were issued in parts of Connecticut, Massachusetts and upstate ...

- CapitalFM Kenya - KE

Microbiology: Gut bacteria boost bee immunity

Gut microbes are important for digestion and immunity in humans — and may also be beneficial to bees.Waldan Kwong at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, and his colleagues hand-reared larvae of the honeybee in the laboratory. They allowed

- Nature - UK

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