Monthly Archives: April 2024

Why this 18-year-old wanted to share her rejection from her dream school

Nicole Laeno knew for years that she wanted to attend the University of California, Los Angeles. So on March 15, the high school student from Torrance, California, gathered with her mother, father and brother to find out whether or not she had been accepted into her dream school. To her disappointment, she was not offered… Read More »

A wobble reveals the most massive stellar black hole in our galaxy

Sign up for CNN’s Wonder Theory science newsletter. Explore the universe with news about fascinating discoveries, scientific developments and more. Astronomers have discovered the most massive known stellar black hole in the Milky Way galaxy after detecting an unusual wobble in space. The so-called ‘sleeping giant’, called Gaia BH3, has a mass almost 33 times… Read More »

seven jurors – and a warning for Trump

You are reading Guardian US’s free Trump on Trial newsletter. Sign up here to receive the latest court developments in your inbox On the docket: Trump in trouble (and seven jurors) It only lasted one day Donald Trump to end up in hot water with the judge Juan Merchan. Immediately after a potential juror left… Read More »

Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain stuns Barcelona with few players; Dortmund passes Madrid

Kylian Mbappe’s second-half penalty secured Paris Saint-Germain’s place in the Champions League semi-finals. (Reuters/Juan Medina) Barcelona had full control of the Champions League match against Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday. Then a red card in the first half changed everything. PSG rallied from a 1-0 hole and a 4-2 aggregate deficit with four unanswered goals against… Read More »

2024 NFL Draft: The best fantasy football landing spots for Brock Bowers

If you remember anything about Sam LaPorta’s 2023 season, let it be the fact that I mentioned it in full. If you remember anything else, let’s hope it’s the historic rarity of his freshman performance. Last season, LaPorta became only the second rookie tight end of all time to finish with at least 80 receptions… Read More »

Caitlin Clark, Kamilla Cardoso and more talk about their big night at the WNBA Draft

Not far from where Dior held its pre-fall show at the Brooklyn Museum, crowds of fans lined the street outside the Brooklyn Academy of Music early Monday afternoon hoping to catch a glimpse of their favorite basketball players. It was a scene more vibrant than ever before outside of the 2024 WNBA Draft, as the… Read More »

28 photos show what Iran looked like before the 1979 revolution turned the country into an Islamic republic

From 1941 to 1979, Iran was ruled by King Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the Shah. On February 11, 1979, the Islamic Revolution swept the country. The government was replaced by an Islamic republic, which continues to this day. In the decades before the 1979 Islamic revolution, Iran was ruled by the Shah, whose dictatorship suppressed dissent… Read More »

Well-known mechanic arrested for allegedly selling classic Ferraris he didn’t own

A well-known exotic car mechanic was arrested in Arizona earlier this month after allegedly trying to sell a Ferrari Daytona and Ferrari 512BB that he was not the rightful owner of, police said in court documents. Donnie Callaway was arrested April 1 at the Lower Buckeye Jail in Maricopa County on charges of theft, dealing… Read More »