Forget how many carats—how ethical is your gold? As high-end consumers demand to know the origin of their treasures, some jewellers are ensuring they use responsibly sourced, eco-friendly or recycled gold. Specialised producers now tack a "fairmined" ecologically friendly label on their output, and the Swiss house Chopard …
LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on events commemorating the 20th anniversary of the Columbine school shooting (all times local): 6 p.m. A ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting has ended with the names of 12 students and a teacher killed being read aloud, …
CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., April 20 (UPI) --A cloud of smoke was seen at Cape Canaveral on Saturday, which SpaceX and NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine described as an "anomaly" that occurred during a test firing of the Crew Dragon capsule's thrusters. Bridenstine tweeted that the nation's planned space missions with …
Coordinated blasts on several churches and luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday have left more than 130 people dead and hundreds more injured in the worst attacks since the island's civil war ended a decade ago. The explosions, mainly in the capital Colombo, mark a return of violence in the country of 21 million …
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Quick-hit thoughts and notes around the New England Patriots and NFL: 1. Patriots looking for Deion Branch-type pick: If the Patriots could pull off what they did in 2002, when they drafted receiver Deion Branch at the end of the second round, it would help answer one of their biggest questions. …
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At least 138 people were killed and hundreds more hospitalized from injuries in near simultaneous blasts that rocked three churches and three luxury hotels in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, a security official told The Associated Press, in the biggest violence in the South Asian country since its civil war ended a decade ago. …
A 24-year-old man and 17-year-old boy have been arrested on suspicion of wounding after a six-year-old boy was injured in a shooting. Officers from West Midlands Police believe a group of men fired shots at a house in Ashbourne Road in the Eastfield area of Wolverhampton at around 4pm on Friday. The injured boy, who …
Hemsworth took to his Instagram stories Friday morning, starting off filming Paul Rudd, just tossing him a simple "look at this guy!" Rudd, it seemed... didn't really know what to say. "What's up?" He offered back. But that didn't deter Hemsworth, who panned over to Chris Evans chugging away on a cup of coffee. "Chris …
Khloé Kardashian just threw her daughter True Thompson the biggest bash for her first birthday over the weekend, but she's not done partying yet. Last night, Khloé, the rest of her family, and her ex French …
She just wrapped her promo tour for Hell Boy. And Milla Jovovich took some time for a quick holiday as she was spotted with her daughter Ever, 11, at Disneyland in Southern California on Wednesday. The 43-year …
An 8-month-old baby in Israel has been diagnosed with the measles amid outbreaks around the world widely blamed on the anti-vaccine movement. CNN reported Friday that Shira Goldschmidt, the daughter of Fainy …
The city Sanitation Department will have to trash its recent supervisor’s exam because of suspected rampant cheating, The Post has learned. A document with 121 questions and multiple-choice answers — with the correct answers marked by asterisks — was shared in a Facebook study group and widely circulated, …
Office happy hours are getting a twist in states where recreational weed is legal, with employees celebrating the end of the workweek by lighting up or snacking on edibles. Most of these companies are in the cannabis …
A 14-year-old boy who was reported missing six days ago was found dead on an Ohio farm, authorities said Friday. The body of Jonathon Minard was found in a shallow grave on a farm in Washington Township, Carroll County Sheriff Dale Williams said. Jonathon was reported missing Sunday after he went to a farm near …
A family’s camping trip to Fraser Island in northeastern Australia was interrupted early Friday by the cries of their 14-month-old child — a disturbance that is not uncommon in households with toddlers. But the boy’s parents made an unimaginable discovery upon waking up to comfort their son: He was no longer in their …
Retirement can be an expensive period of life, due in part to healthcare costs that only seem to climb from year to year. But while most seniors expect a large chunk of their income to be eaten up by medical care, many enter retirement wholly unprepared for a related expense that can be even more astronomical: long-term …
Soldiers at Fort Bliss, Texas recently ran the new Joint Assault Bridge through operational testing, figuring out what works and what doesn't before the vehicle is fielded to deploying units. The JAB system is a track …
Round two has officially begun! Thirty-two couples survived the first round, and now they're each facing off against another couple in round two. The winning couple of each face-off will head to round three, and so on and so forth. Sixteen couples will make it to the next round. All that voting happens below obviously, but …
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Two angles facing left, which often indicate, "return to the beginning." Two angles facing right, which often indicate, "advance to the end." For thousands of years, humans all over the world have pored over the …
I once wrote in this space that Earth Day should be abolished. A holiday to assuage our guilt over polluting the earth? It’s like Grandparents’ Day, invented by Hallmark so we could send a card and maybe place a phone …
There was Bernie Sanders at a Fox News Channel townhall, not giving an inch in a forum every Democratic presidential candidate has shunned. His reward was a cataract of good reviews, and monster ratings. Sanders had a solid hour to try to reach people not favorably inclined to his worldview, at the very least …
The soaps have been action-packed this week, with recasts, affair reveals and even a death confession. But viewers have also spotted a number of things that have caught their attention, including blunders and huge changes. EastEnders, Emmerdale and Coronation Street have all given fans more than they bargained for …
Breakthrough tells the story of John Smith, a middle school-aged boy who tragically almost lost his life after he was submerged in a frozen lake for almost 20 minutes, yet with the amazing dedication of the firefighters who rescued him and the doctors who restored his life, he managed to survive. It was a truly inspiring story that …
With the Mueller report finally out, at least in redacted form, US publishers are hurrying to release book editions. Two Mueller report books are in the top 15 on Amazon.com even though free pdfs are available online. The special prosecutor's findings, which run more than 400 pages, concluded that he could not find …
Slain hero Marine Sgt. Robert Hendriks returned home to Long Island on Friday. More than 100 mourners were waiting at the Whitting Funeral Home in Glen Head, where Hendriks’s casket was transported by government hearse from Dover Air Force Base in Delaware. It was the final leg of his journey home from Afghanistan, …
A Houston woman set herself on fire on Friday while police were about to arrest her for allegedly killing her husband last year. Janet Alexander, 69, is recovering in a local hospital after she used gasoline to set …
The occasional bout of job-related stress is to be expected, especially during busy periods when projects pile up and deadlines loom. But employee stress levels are on the rise, according to LinkedIn, with roughly 50% of today's workforce feeling stressed to some degree. Worse yet, climbing the ranks at your company might …
While ethicists debate the applications of blockbuster gene-editing tool Crispr in human healthcare, an inventor of the tool believes it has a more immediate application: improving our food. "I think in the next five years …
Halloween 5:The Revenge of Michael Myers actor Don Shanks, the man under the mask in the 1989 sequel, has detailed a massacre filmed for the movie but never before seen. In a recent interview, Shanks recalls shooting footage of a scene featuring Michael totally decimating an entire SWAT team in incredibly brutal …
The detective leading the investigation after a journalist was fatally shot has warned of a new breed of terrorist coming through the ranks. On Thursday night Lyra McKee was struck by a bullet as she was observing an outbreak of violence in Derry, Northern Ireland. As well as cutting short the 29-year-old's journalism career …