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Alexey Navalny’s press secretary says he’s ‘dying’ as Russian prosecutors target his foundation

The Moscow Prosecutor’s Office filed a lawsuit on Friday with Moscow City Court seeking to label jailed Kremlin critic Alexey Navalny’s anti-corruption foundation known as FBK and his headquarters as “extremist” organizations. Meanwhile, Navalny’s supporters say that his medical condition is rapidly deteriorating. His press secretary said that Navalny was “dying” and his doctors said…MORE

How Hideki Matsuyama became Japan’s new national hero

With one small putt, Hideki Matsuyama ascended from professional golfer to national treasure. Like Naomi Osaka before him, the 29-year-old’s victory at the 2021 Masters propelled him into a Japanese superstar and a potential Olympic poster boy. By claiming a dramatic one-shot victory, Matsuyama became the first Japanese man to win a golf major. One…MORE

Space is the final frontier for archaeologists

The boot prints left by Apollo 11 astronaut Neil Armstrong are a tangible legacy of one of humanity’s greatest achievements — putting a man on the moon. It’s a technological feat easily on par with Egypt’s pyramids, the Great Wall or Stonehenge — but how should the Apollo 11 mission site and others be preserved…MORE

Jaleel White is launching his own cannabis brand

Actor Jaleel White is joining the growing list of celebrities who have launched a cannabis brand. White, known for playing Steve Urkel on the 1990s sitcom “Family Matters,” is partnering with 710 Labs on his new line, itsPurpl. It’s set to launch in California on April 20, or 4/20, and includes variants of the strain…MORE

These are the victims of the Indianapolis FedEx shooting

Samaria Blackwell dreamed of being a police officer. John Weisert would have celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary in the fall. Amarjit Sekhon and Jasvinder Kaur were the backbones of their families and members of Indianapolis’ close-knit Sikh community. Instead of coming home from a normal shift at a FedEx shipping facility in Indianapolis, they and…MORE

Google Doodle celebrates Laura Bassi, one of the first European women to earn a PhD

Google Doodle celebrates Laura Bassi, one of the first European women to earn a PhD

Google takes many opportunities to celebrate trailblazers with its homepage doodles. On Saturday, the search engine featured Laura Maria Catarina Bassi, an Italian physicist and professor who was a pioneer for women in science. Born in 1711, Bassi debated top academics on the history of philosophy and physics by age 20, an impressive achievement given…MORE

Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial ‘America First’ caucus amid blowback from GOP

Marjorie Taylor Greene scraps planned launch of controversial ‘America First’ caucus amid blowback from GOP

Conservative Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is scrapping the planned launch of her “America First” caucus after receiving blowback from leaders in her own party, despite confirming through a spokesperson on Friday that the caucus would launch. Nick Dyer, Greene’s spokesperson, told CNN in an email on Saturday afternoon the Georgia Republican is not “launching anything.”…MORE

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