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Nuggets star Jamal Murray 'devastated' after season-ending ACL injury, Michael Malone says - ESPN

Michael Malone says Jamal Murray is "devastated" after the Denver Nuggets' star guard was diagnosed with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

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Fewer arrests, calmer scene on fourth night of Brooklyn Center protests - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Twenty-four people were arrested, authorities said. Tear gas, which prompted strong complaints earlier, was not used Wednesday as hundreds were gathered outside the Brooklyn Center police station to protest the death of Daunte Wright.

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Brooklyn Nets' Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge, Blake Griffin, James Harden out against 76ers - ESPN

Kevin Durant, LaMarcus Aldridge and Blake Griffin joined James Harden on the sidelines for Wednesday's Nets-76ers game.

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Soldier arrested after shoving Black man, saying he’s ‘in the wrong neighborhood’ in viral video - The Washington Post

The confrontation from earlier this week near Columbia, S.C., sparked a public outcry, and protesters gathered Wednesday on the sidewalk outside the soldier’s home.

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Shannon Bream: Democrats will face 'a lot of questions' over plan to add four Supreme Court justices - Fox News

Democrats advocating legislation to expand the Supreme Court to 13 members from the traditional nine will face "a lot of pushback," Fox News chief legal correspondent and "Fox News @ Night" host Shannon Bream said Wednesday.

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Billy Eichner, Who Joked About Colton Underwood Being Gay On ‘The Bachelor’ In 2019, Posts His Support After Today’s Reveal - Deadline

Billy Eichner, who had a brief cameo on reality show The Bachelor in 2019 and joked about being gay with Colton Underwood, came out today with support for his friend. The Eichner Season 23 clip circulated today in the wake of Underwood’s bombshell Good Mornin…

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Coinbase IPO Rockets As Trading Begins For Crypto King - Investor's Business Daily

The Coinbase IPO began trading Wednesday through a direct listing on the Nasdaq for the cryptocurrency exchange company. The stock soared.

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CDC vaccine advisers put off decision on Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine - CNN

Vaccine advisers to the CDC put off making any decision about the recommendations for Johnson & Johnson's coronavirus vaccine Wednesday, saying they need more information about a rare type of blood clot.

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CDC Reveals New Details About Johnson & Johnson Vaccine And Blood Clot Cases - Deadline

The federal Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices committee said Wednesday that the pause in the use of Johnson & Johnson’s Coronavirus vaccine would continue for at least a week. Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Joe Biden’s chief medical adviser said Tues…

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Joe Thomas makes emphatic prediction for 49ers draft pick - Niners Wire

Joe Thomas knows Kyle Shanahan well enough to declare that the San Francisco 49ers will pick Ohio State QB Justin Fields in the NFL draft.

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Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme affected New York Mets, dies at 82 - ESPN

Bernie Madoff, whose Ponzi scheme defrauded thousands and affected the finances of the New York Mets, has died in prison.

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Prosecutor: Kristin Smart killed during attempted rape, suspect's father helped hide body - KCRA Sacramento

The San Luis Obispo County district attorney said Wednesday that missing California college student Kristin Smart was killed in 1996 during an attempted rape by a fellow student and the suspect’s father helped hide her body.

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Royal Family Shares Never-Before-Seen Photos of Prince Philip With His Great-Grandchildren - E! Online

As funeral preparations continue for Prince Philip, the royal family decided to pay tribute by sharing new photos of the Duke of Edinburgh with his great-grandchildren.

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US is expected to sanction Russia and expel Russian officials in response to hacks and election interference - CNN

The Biden administration is expected to announce sanctions as soon as Thursday targeting Russian individuals and entities, in addition to the expulsion of as many as a dozen Russian diplomats from the US in response to the hack of SolarWinds and election inte…

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Drug Overdose Deaths Have Surged During the Pandemic, C.D.C. Says - The New York Times

The latest numbers surpass even the yearly tolls during the height of the opioid epidemic and mark a reversal of progress against addiction in recent years.

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Police shut down Summit neighborhood, remove Pentland family amidst protests - WIS10

Around 8:20 p.m., deputies were dispatched to the home of Jonathan Pentland after receiving reports that it had been vandalized.

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Greensill: Cameron says he will 'respond positively' to MPs' lobbying inquiry - BBC News

As MPs announce another inquiry into the Greensill row, David Cameron suggests he will co-operate.

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Live updates: Biden's Afghanistan announcement - CNN

President Biden will lay out his plan Wednesday to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan by September 11 and end America's longest war. Follow here for the latest.

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Colton Underwood filming unscripted series for Netflix - CNN

Colton Underwood is returning to reality TV -- but this time on Netflix.

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Myth or reality? Health experts weigh in on whether 'herd immunity' is possible - CNBC

Some experts say it is achievable, though difficult — but others are warning that herd immunity may not be possible when it comes to Covid-19.

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Arizona hires Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as new men's basketball coach - ESPN

Arizona hired Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as its next men's basketball head coach, it was announced on Wednesday.

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Microsoft: Timeline is staying in Windows 10, but without free syncing - Engadget

Timeline was the "star" of Microsoft's big 2018 update for Windows 10 and while it will still remember everything you did, it just won't save that information to the cloud anymore.

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‘The Masked Singer’ Reveals the Identity of the Orca: Here’s the Star Under the Mask - Variety

SPOILER ALERT: Do not read ahead if you have not watched Season 5 Episode 6 of “The Masked Singer,” which aired April 14 on Fox. Everywhere Mark McGrath goes, people will stop and they’ll see… the Orca. The Sugar Ray singer and former “Extra” host was the lat…

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Democrats to introduce bill to expand Supreme Court from 9 to 13 justices - NBC News

Democrats will introduce legislation to expand the Supreme Court from nine to 13 justices Thursday.

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Body of missing LSU student Kori Gauthier found, police say no foul play suspected - NBC News

A body recovered from the Mississippi River this week is that of missing Louisiana State University student Kori Gauthier, officials said. Police do not believe foul play was involved.

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You can finally ‘inquire to buy’ LG’s rollable TV in the United States - The Verge

We may never see LG’s incredible rollable phone come to market, now its smartphone days are done, but at least the rollable TV we’ve been eagerly tracking for years is finally making it to the United States. You can now “inquire to buy” one at the company’s w…

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NASA's Insight Mars Lander Is 'in Crisis', And Has Entered Emergency Hibernation - ScienceAlert

The InSight lander is shutting down nonessential operations to save energy. An out-of-season dust storm could end its life on Mars.

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Rockers Kings of Leon to perform on first night of NFL draft - ESPN

Kings of Leon will help kick off NFL draft activities on a stage close to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame later this month.

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Halt on J&J COVID-19 vaccine will continue in US until more data on rare blood clotting disorder is available - USA TODAY

A CDC committee decided to leave a pause on J&J's one-shot vaccine in place to gather more information on blood clots related to vaccinations.

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Biden, Setting Afghanistan Withdrawal, Says ‘It Is Time to End the Forever War’ - The New York Times

The president said the main objective of ensuring that Afghanistan would not be a launching pad for terrorism had been achieved and that it was time for American troops to come home.

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Bernie Madoff, infamous Ponzi schemer, has died - CNN

Bernard Madoff, whose name became synonymous with financial fraud, died while serving a 150-year sentence in Federal Prison. He was 82 years old.

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Colton Underwood apologizes to ex Cassie Randolph following tumultuous split: ‘I messed up’ - Fox News

After coming out as gay, Colton Underwood is issuing a public apology to his ex-girlfriend Cassie Randolph for "how things ended" in their tumultuous relationship last year. The two connected during his season of the "Bachelor" in 2019.

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Arizona expected to hire Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as new men's basketball coach, sources say - ESPN

Arizona is expected to hire Gonzaga assistant Tommy Lloyd as its next head coach, sources told ESPN, confirming a report by Stadium.

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816 new cases of COVID-19, 3 new deaths reported in Oregon - KATU

The state of Oregon reported 816 new or presumptive cases of COVID-19 and three new deaths Wednesday. The death toll in the state now stands at 2,449, and 172,206 people have tested positive for the disease, according to the Oregon Health Authority. There are…

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Big-business pushback against voting measures gains momentum - The Associated Press

Big business has ratcheted up its objections to proposals that would make it harder to vote, with several hundred companies and executives signing a new statement opposing “any discriminatory...

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Coinbase, A Bitcoin Startup, Goes Public. Is Crypto Really The 'Future Of Finance'? - NPR

Coinbase's public debut comes as more institutions warm up to the idea of cryptocurrency and its popularity among investors soars.

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Daunte Wright Shooting: Fmr. Brooklyn Center Officer Kim Potter Arrested, Charged With Manslaughter - CBS Minnesota

Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter has been charged with second-degree manslaughter in the death of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.

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COVID Vaccine Updates: Moderna set to seek full FDA approval of vaccine - WABC-TV

Moderna has released the results of its vaccine trial after six months allowing it to seek full FDA approval.

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DA Allen denies Mayor Kincannon’s request to release Austin-East bodycam footage - WATE 6 On Your Side

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) — Knoxville Mayor Indya Kincannon says she supports the release of any videos from the officer-involved shooting at Austin-East and has requested District Attorney General Charme Allen to allow the city to release the footage to the pu…

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Karen Olivo Won’t Return to ‘Moulin Rouge!’ - The New York Times

Citing recent reports of abusive behavior, including by the powerful producer Scott Rudin, the actress said advocacy matters more than a lucrative role.

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Senate’s bipartisan swing at China faces GOP curveballs - POLITICO

The parties’ interests overlap considerably on China, but their accord could wither in the heat of a 50-50 chamber.

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Intelligence Chiefs Warn of Russian Troops Near Ukraine and Other Threats - The New York Times

Officials said that China’s push for global power posed a threat to the United States, and they dwelled on climate change, domestic extremism and more.

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Women detail drug use, sex and payments after late-night parties with Gaetz and others - CNN

The first thing some of the women were asked to do when they got to the house parties in the gated community in suburban Orlando was to put away their cellphones, according to two women in attendance who spoke to CNN in recent days. The men inside, a who's wh…

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Coinbase CEO Takes Crypto Exchange Public After Bringing Bitcoin to Masses - The Wall Street Journal

As trading starts Wednesday in the company’s shares, Brian Armstrong works to make bitcoin as easy as email

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Bernie Madoff, Architect of Largest Ponzi Scheme in History, Dead at 82 - The New York Times

His enormous fraud left behind a devastating human toll and paper losses totaling $64.8 billion.

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White Fort Jackson soldier charged after confrontation with Black man caught on video - Charleston Post Courier

COLUMBIA — A soldier at Fort Jackson has been charged after a video showed a White man berating and threatening a Black man who was walking inside a Richland County

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Windows 10’s Timeline feature is going away - The Verge

Microsoft is removing its Windows 10 Timeline feature, which promised to sync activity between different devices — and particularly, between iOS and Android phones — using its Cortana assistant.

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The FBI Takes a Drastic Step to Fight China’s Hacking Spree - WIRED

The agency's approach to protecting vulnerable victims of the recent Hafnium attack manages to be at once controversial and refreshingly restrained.

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‘American Idol’ 2021: Wyatt Pike opens up about dropping out - Deseret News

Why did Wyatt Pike leave “American Idol”? The Park City, Utah, singer opened up about dropping out of “American Idol.”

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Live updates: Defense expert says Chauvin did not cause Floyd’s death as cross-examination grows tense - The Washington Post

David Fowler, a former Maryland chief medical examiner, testified Wednesday that the former officer did not play a critical role in George Floyd’s death by kneeling on his neck. Cross-examination grew tense at times.

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Rep. Kevin Brady, point person on GOP tax cuts, announces retirement - POLITICO

Brady, first elected in 1996, represents a solidly Republican slice of the suburbs north of Houston.

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Mystery of Who Cracked the San Bernardino Shooter's iPhone for the FBI Solved After 5 Years - Gizmodo

When the U.S. government wanted to crack into a dead terrorist’s iPhone several years ago, they turned to a little-known cybersecurity startup in Australia, Azimuth Security, to help them do it.

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To Protest Scott Rudin, Broadway Star Karen Olivo Won’t Return to ‘Moulin Rouge’ - Variety

Broadway star Karen Olivo says she won’t return to “Moulin Rouge” once the musical reopens. She’s leaving her Tony-nominated role in protest of the theater industry’s silence on allegations of workplace harassment and abuse leveled against the prolific theate…

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Royal family members share unseen photos of Prince Philip with great-grandkids - Fox News

The Duke of Edinburgh's funeral will take place on April 17. He died on April 9 at 99 years old.

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NCAA to allow transfers to play college football, basketball without sitting out a season, reports say - ESPN

The NCAA Division I Council voted Wednesday to change the long-standing rule that forces transfer athletes in football and basketball to sit out a season at their new school, a report said.

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Bobby Brown blames Nick Gordon for Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina's deaths - Yahoo Entertainment

Bobby Brown opened up about the string of tragedies he's experienced — the deaths of son Bobby Brown Jr., daughter Bobbi Kristina Brown and ex-wife Whitney...

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‘The Pentagon is not making these decisions’: How Biden’s team overrode the brass on Afghanistan - Politico

After two decades, troops have an end date on America's longest war. But it took a White House ready to pull rank on the military.

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Ex-Brooklyn Center police officer arrested, charged with second-degree manslaughter in Daunte Wright's shooting death - USA TODAY

Former Brooklyn Center police officer Kim Potter resigned after the death of Daunte Wright at a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb.

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Bobby Brown Believes Nick Gordon 'Definitely' Had Role In Whitney Houston's Death - HuffPost

Gordon, who died last year, "was the only one there with both situations, with my ex-wife and with my daughter," Brown said on "Red Table Talk."

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Ponzi schemer Bernie Madoff dies in prison at 82 - The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernard Madoff, the infamous architect of an epic securities swindle that burned thousands of investors, outfoxed regulators and earned him a 150-year prison term, died behind bars...

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Roughly 20,000 people displaced by ongoing volcanic eruptions in St. Vincent - NBC News

Eruptions rocked St. Vincent as much of the Caribbean island remains under ash. Eruptions from the La Soufriere volcano have displaced roughly 20,000 people.

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CDC vaccine advisers review Johnson & Johnson shot after reports of rare blood clots - The Washington Post

Federal health officials had recommended Tuesday that states pause use of the vaccine while agencies review six U.S. cases of a rare and severe type of brain blood clot among the more than 7 million people who received the shot.

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Renders imagine iPhone 13 mini with redesigned camera bump, smaller notch - 9to5Mac

Leaked schematics yesterday offered a closer look at some of the design changes Apple could have in store for this year’s iPhone 13 lineup. Now, Svet Apple has published new renders imagining what the iPhone 13 mini could look like with these changes. Yesterd…

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Defense Medical Expert Testifies That Floyd Died Of Cardiac Arrest : Live Updates: Trial Over George Floyd's Killing - NPR

Dr. David Fowler disputed the conclusion by the Hennepin County medical examiner that "homicide" was the manner of Floyd's death. He said the manner was "undetermined."

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The Xperia 1 Mark III Could Be Sony's Big Chance for a Major Mobile Comeback - Gizmodo

New features include the world's first variable zoom telephoto lens on a phone, upgraded focus-tracking, and more.

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Kimberly Godwin is about to be the first Black person to run a major US broadcast network newsroom - CNN

Kimberly Godwin is about to make history -- as the incoming president of ABC News, she'll be the first Black executive to run one of America's major broadcast network newsrooms.

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Jake Paul: Ben Askren will forfeit purse if he uses MMA tactics in boxing match - MMA Junkie

Jake Paul says Ben Askren won’t be able to get away with any trickery in Saturday’s boxing match.

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Bernie Madoff dies in prison: Investment manager orchestrated the largest Ponzi scheme in history - USA TODAY

Bernie Madoff, who pleaded guilty to orchestrating the largest Ponzi scheme in history, died Wednesday in a federal prison.

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COPA to release Adam Toledo deadly shooting video on Thursday - WGN TV Chicago

CHICAGO — The Civilian Office of Police Accountability will on Thursday release video footage of a Chicago police officer fatally shooting 13-year-old Adam Toledo. COPA spokesman Ephraim Eaddy said the footage will be released Thursday, though he didn’t provi…

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Kristin Smart case: DA says missing student killed during 1996 rape attempt; Paul Flores and Ruben Flores arrested - KABC-TV

The San Luis Obispo County district attorney said Wednesday that missing California college student Kristin Smart was killed in 1996 during an attempted rape by a fellow student and the suspect's father helped hide her body.

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Instagram launches test where users can choose to see likes - Reuters

Instagram is launching a small global test on Wednesday where users can choose whether to hide like counts on their own posts or other people's posts, a Facebook spokeswoman said.

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Biden's top intelligence officials won't rule out lab accident theory for COVID-19 origins - Yahoo News

President Biden’s top intelligence chiefs have yet to determine how people first became infected with COVID-19, but they say they haven’t ruled out the...

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Biden to pull US troops from Afghanistan, end 'forever war' - The Associated Press

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden said Wednesday he will withdraw remaining U.S. troops from the "forever war” in Afghanistan, declaring that the Sept. 11 terror attacks of 20 years ago cannot...

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Real Madrid's team bus has window smashed ahead of Champions League clash vs. Liverpool - ESPN

Real Madrid's team bus was hit by an object outside Anfield ahead of Wednesday's Champions League quarterfinal second leg against Liverpool.

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To become queen, these ants fight — then shrink their brains - NBC News

Female Indian jumping ants that lose their bids for the crown can regrow their brains — a feat that has never been seen before in insects.

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Dow Jones Rally Led By Surging Goldman Sachs Stock; FCX Gives Buy Signal, Coinbase Soars In Debut - Investor's Business Daily

Goldman Sachs and Chevron were top gainers in the Dow Jones today, but technology stocks lagged as the Nasdaq sits just below its all-time high.

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Paul Flores killed Kristin Smart during attempted rape, prosecutors allege - Los Angeles Times

Paul Flores is charged in the 1996 murder of Kristin Smart, with prosecutors alleging he killed the 19-year-old as he raped or tried to rape her.

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Inactivity increases risk of COVID-19 death, study suggests - Fox News

A recent study of nearly 50,000 coronavirus patients found that those who were consistently inactive were at greater risk of death due to the virus than those who engaged in exercise.

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China represents 'unparalleled,' 'severe' threat, US intelligence officials warn - USA TODAY

"China increasingly is a near-peer competitor... pushing to revise global norms in ways that favor the authoritarian Chinese system," officials said.

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Antarctica's 'Doomsday Glacier' close to tipping point, unmanned sub reveals - Livescience.com

Thwaites Glacier has lost 595 billion tons of ice since the 1980s. If it collapses completely it could take the rest of the West Antarctic Ice sheet with it, causing a ten-foot rise in global sea levels.

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No charges for Capitol Police officer who shot Jan. 6 rioter, Justice Department says - NBC News

The Justice Department announced it won't charge the Capitol Police officer who shot and killed Ashli Babbitt an Air Force veteran involved in the storming of the Capitol

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Bobby Brown accuses Nick Gordon of foul play in deaths of Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina on 'Red Table Talk’ - Fox News

Bobby Brown revealed that he believes Nick Gordon is responsible for the deaths of Whitney Houston and Bobbi Kristina Brown.

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Coinbase IPO: Everything you need to know about the 'watershed moment' in crypto - MarketWatch

‘[I]nvesting in Coinbase is not for the faint of heart, as the business — and the stock — will likely see dramatic, potentially protracted, swings,’ MoffettNathanson’s Ellis writes

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Greitens Senate bid creates headache for GOP | TheHill - The Hill

Disgraced former Gov. Eric Greitens’s (R.) campaign to succeed retiring Sen. Roy Blunt (R) in Mis...

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Jadeveon Clowney, Cleveland Browns reach one-year deal worth up to $10M, source says - ESPN

Jadeveon Clowney, who failed to record a sack in eight games with the Titans last season but has 32 over seven seasons, has signed a one-year deal with the Browns to play opposite Myles Garrett.

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Former 'Bachelor' star Colton Underwood: 'I'm gay' - CNN

Colton Underwood told Robin Roberts on "Good Morning America" that he is gay in an interview that aired Wednesday morning.