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Watertown Daily Times | American farmers confront a mental health crisis

The worst agricultural downturn since the 1980s is taking its toll on the emotional well-being of American farmers. In Kentucky, Montana and Florida, operators...

Traffic Advisory: Rexford Place In Watertown

  Sewer line repair will close part of a Watertown street to through traffic Wednesday. The 200 block of Rexford Place will be...

It’s Going To Feel Like Spring For A Couple Days

  Spring officially starts later today and it's going to feel like it. There's likely still plenty of winter-like weather left for the...

Olympic Volleyball Player Headlines Father-Daughter Banquet

  Fathers and daughters were recognized at the Father-Daughter Banquet Tuesday night at the Lowville Elks Lodge. Family members enjoyed a dinner and...

Two hikers die in Adironack Mountains

  Ranger on search and rescue mission in 2016. File photo: DEC Mar 20, 2019 — Men in their 50s, medical emergencies Last Friday, a 51-year-old hiker...

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Frank Howard suspended, will not play in first game of NCAA tournament due to...

Syracuse senior guard Frank Howard fires up the crowd during Saturday's 74-63 win over Pittsburgh from the Carrier Dome.SYRACUSE N.Y. — Syracuse University Athletics...

Mercury, PCBs: New health advice for eating fish from 5 Upstate waterways

The state Department of Health today issued new advice about the consumption of certain fish caught in certain Upstate New York waters....

March Madness: Where to watch Syracuse, Colgate and Buffalo first-round games

The men's basketball NCAA Tournament games will air on three networks: CBS, TNT and truTV SYRACUSE N.Y. — 64 teams. 32 games in two...

Former Army sergeant guilty in deaths of wife, NY trooper

WATERTOWN, N.Y. (AP) - A jury has found a former Army sergeant guilty of murdering his wife and a state trooper answering a...

Crime | Fire | Rescue

Tractor Rollover Results In Serious Injury

  At least one person was seriously injured when a tractor rolled over near Depauville Wednesday morning. Authorities say two people were involved...

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Obama-Era Oil Leases Broke the Law by Not Assessing Climate Impact, Judge Rules

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter.WASHINGTON — The Obama administration violated federal law by...

Harvard slavery lawsuit: Harvard sued over allegedly profiting from slave photos

1850 photos are believed to be among the earliest taken of slaves in the U.S.A...

For Clues to Howard Schultz’s Leadership, Look Beyond Starbucks

SEATTLE — Howard Schultz faced a full-court press of troubles as 2006 began. That the Seattle SuperSonics were lousy, having their worst season...

The Latest: Kids of woman in abuse case on YouTube channel

This booking photo provided by Pinal County Sheriff’s Office shows Machelle Hackney. Authorities...

World

Captain Chelsey Sullenberger blasts Boeing, FAA in op-ed

Captain Chelsey "Sully" Sullenberger, who piloted US Airways Flight 1549 to safety in the "Miracle on the Hudson" in 2009, blasted Boeing and...

Rise of First Daughter in Kazakhstan Fuels Talk of Succession

MOSCOW — The oldest daughter of Kazakhstan’s longstanding, autocratic president was elected Parliament speaker on Wednesday, fueling speculation that she would succeed her...

Bosnia divided over UN ruling on wartime leader Karadzic

SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina – A U.N. court's decision Wednesday to uphold the genocide and war crimes convictions of ex-Bosnian Serb President Radovan Karadzic and...

Oil prices turn higher as US crude stockpiles plunge

Oil prices rose on Wednesday, with U.S. crude topping $60 a barrel for the first time in about four months, after government data...

Politics

Pentagon Opens Internal Inquiry of Acting Defense Chief’s Ties to Boeing

The specific allegations that the Defense Department’s inspector general is examining revolve around complaints that Mr. Shanahan disparaged competitors of Boeing during meetings...

‘Gone by Tonight’: Trump, Maps in Hand, Predicts the Collapse of ISIS

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that the last territory in Syria held by the Islamic State would be “gone by tonight,”...

Donald Trump slams John McCain: GOP Senator Johnny Isakson responds to Donald Trump’s attacks...

Sen. Johnny Isakson, a Georgia Republican, denounced President Trump's criticism of the late Sen. John McCain in a radio interview Wednesday afternoon. "It's deplorable...

Clarence Thomas Breaks a Three-Year Silence at Supreme Court

WASHINGTON — For the first 55 minutes of a Supreme Court argument on Wednesday about race discrimination in jury selection, the justices seemed...

Business

Donald Trump’s Lima Army tank plant visit: 5 things to know about the last...

President Trump on Wednesday will visit the last tank factory in America, with the appearance seen as a way to show how his...

Ford to Build Self-Driving Vehicles in Michigan

Ford Motor Company said on Wednesday that it would build its first autonomous vehicles at a $50 million production center in Michigan as...

A Comic Book Publisher Creates Its Own Origin Story

American Ronin, about highly trained corporate operatives; Fight Girls, about warriors vying to be queen of the galaxy; and Bad Mother, about a...

New AirPods get wireless charging and are compatible with Siri

Apple's latest version of AirPods will be compatible with Siri and offer a Wireless Charging...

Tom Ford on Melania Trump (and the Future of American Fashion)

On Tuesday the designer and filmmaker Tom Ford was the second-highest trending topic on Twitter for a reason that had nothing to do...

Tech

Despite short-term questions, games software/hardware to top $200 billion by 2023 – TechCrunch

More posts by this contributor For AR/VR 2.0 to live, AR/VR 1.0 must die Chinese investment into computer vision technology and AR surges as U.S....

Micron’s stock could drop another 15% on make-or-break earnings report

Micron's stock is at a critical juncture. While it has recovered by nearly 30 percent since the chipmaker reported a...

Sports

Syracuse

SU women’s lacrosse moves date of Notre Dame game

Syracuse, N.Y. -- A chilly forecast for Saturday has forced the Syracuse women’s lacrosse team to move its game against Notre Dame...

Former Syracuse star Miles Robinson making quite the name for himself

Two years ago, Miles Robinson made Syracuse Orange men’s soccer history as the highest ever MLS Superdraft pick, after he left...

Former Syracuse player Herman Harried and his son capture Maryland state title

Syracuse, N.Y. -- On Saturday night, Herman Harried guided Lake Clifton High School to Maryland’s Class 1A state championship. It was the...

A Guide to Buddy Boeheim, Brad Calipari, and the NCAA Tournament Sons

Three coaches in this year’s March Madness tournament are coaching their own children, and many of the fans watching will discover...

How SU basketball fans can cope with sleep loss during March Madness

SYRACUSE, N.Y. – The 9:57 p.m. tip off time Thursday for the Syracuse University’s basketball game against Baylor in the first round...

MLB

Revisiting the Mike Trout draft: How badly did each team mess up?

It's fun to remember that Mike Trout - who reportedly secured the largest contract in professional sports history on Tuesday - was selected...

Everything you need to know about the AL Central

AL East | AL Central | AL West I NL East | NL Central | NL WestThe Cleveland Indians are once again set...

This is the goodbye Ichiro deserves

On a balmy, overcast Wednesday evening last May, Ichiro Suzuki started in left field and hit ninth for the Seattle Mariners at home...

NBA

Chinese, Croatian national teams joining NBA Summer League

LAS VEGAS (AP) — NBA Summer League is going international this year.The Chinese and Croatian national teams will join all 30 NBA clubs...

Curry sent custom Under Armour sneakers to Guy Fieri’s son

Being one of the Golden State Warriors' most recognizable fans certainly has its perks for Guy Fieri.The celebrity chef was featured on the...

NFL

Vikings give Kline reported 3-year, $15.75M deal

The Minnesota Vikings inked former Tennessee Titans guard Josh Kline to a three-year, $15.75-million contract Wednesday, a source told Courtney Cronin of ESPN.Minnesota...

‘F– no’: Portis doesn’t want Redskins’ Collins to wear Sean Taylor’s No. 21

The Washington Redskins' marquee free-agent signing, Landon Collins, has spent his entire career trying to emulate the late Sean Taylor, admiring the Redskins...

Ferguson kicking down NFL door

(STATS) - With his touchdowns as smooth as his first name, wide receiver Jazz Ferguson occasionally puts a little extra into his end...

Lifestyle

Health

Why Lifting Weights Can Be So Potent for Aging Well

Weight training by older people may build not only strength and muscle mass but also motivation and confidence, potentially spurring them to continue...

New 2019 Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen Food Lists Released by EWG

Foxys_forest_manufactureGetty Images The Environmental Working Group released its annual "Dirty Dozen" list today. The list includes the...

No Babies in Parliament, Danish Lawmaker Is Told

COPENHAGEN — A century of Danish advances for women met a barrier this week when a legislator was told by another female lawmaker...

Reports of Breast Implant Illnesses Prompt Federal Review

After having the implants removed in 2015, she said, her health has improved. Though she still has some bad days, Ms. Cook said,...

W.H.O. Panel Demands a Registry for Human Gene Editing

An influential committee of the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that it would be “irresponsible” to try to create babies from gene-edited...

Living

Striking ultraviolet portraits reveal skin imperfections invisible to human eye

These striking ‘ultraviolet portraits’ reveal the imperfections of people’s skin that are invisible to the human eye. The series of images — titled ‘RAW’...

‘This Is Us’ Fans Are Exploding at Kevin and Randall on Twitter After Last...

The latest episode of This Is Us episode got fans very upset with Kevin.Kevin revisited his ex-wife Sophie, even though he's still seeing...

Massive ‘Mola mola’ fish found in Australian river

This fish is off the scales! The carcass of the giant ocean sunfish — known as Mola mola – was spotted at the mouth...

‘GMA’ Anchor Ginger Zee Slams Twitter Follower Who Called Her a “Bimbo”

Good Morning America anchor and ABC News Chief Meteorologist Ginger Zee was criticized on Twitter for her outfit on Tuesday morning's show.The GMA...

AP finds hot records falling twice as often as cold ones

Over the past 20 years, Americans have been twice as likely to sweat through record-breaking heat rather than shiver through record-setting cold, a...

Travel

Love Your Hotel Room? Take a Piece of It Home

“Shoppable” hotel rooms offer items from cosmetics and toiletries to art and furniture that guests can buy, essentially turning a piece of your...

House Hunting in … St. Lucia

A Quiet Perch Where the Atlantic and the Caribbean Meet$2.75 MILLION (7.4 MILLION EAST CARIBBEAN DOLLARS)This four-bedroom, four-and-a-half-bathroom villa is in the gated...

Martinique: A Slice of France, Tropical Forests and,Yes, Beaches Too

It’s hardly the standard Caribbean destination for travelers from the United States. And it offers few all-inclusive resort options. But that is part...

Saudi Arabia is giving its capital a $23 billion makeover

Saudi Arabia will be pumping $23 billion into a massive beautification project for its capital Riyadh, its government has announced. ...

Argus downgrades Boeing, says its earnings forecast is likely to decline

CNBC's Phil LeBeau reports on the latest in the on-going investigation of Boeing's 737 Max 8 following the deadly Ethiopian Airlines crash. Click Here...

Entertainment

Celebrities

Priyanka Chopra labels herself a ‘bad wife’ because she can’t cook

Priyanka Chopra and Nick Jonas are far from traditional, but Chopra’s thoughts on marriage might be. On Tuesday, the 36-year-old actress appeared on “The...

Trey Songz arrives hours late to club gig that paid him $10K

We’re told Trey Songz was paid more than $10,000 to appear at Red Rabbit Club Saturday night. But the “Chi Chi” singer pissed off...

Preet Bharara celebrates book launch with A-list crowd

Former US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara celebrated his new book with a law enforcement and media power...

Venus Williams hops on the DJ booth ahead of Miami Open

What’s all that racket? Ahead of the Miami Open tennis tournament, Venus Williams was seen hopping behind a DJ booth to “keep the partying...

Anderson Cooper has a two-book deal, first expected in 2022

Anderson Cooper has a two-book deal and plans to collaborate with historian-novelist Katherine Howe. Harper announced Tuesday the 51-year-old CNN anchor and “60 Minutes”...

Music

Ex Hex’s ‘It’s Real’ Album: Review – Rolling Stone

“Angie, are you tough enuh-uff/To let it go?” asks Mary Timony over sugared electric guitar churn at the outset of Ex Hex’s latest,...

In Music and in Life, Tamaryn Dreams in the Dark

LOS ANGELES — On a rainy March evening, the singer-songwriter Tamaryn waited for a gnostic priest to begin his lecture on the transformative...

Rhiannon Giddens, Francesco Turrisi’s Collaborative New Album – Rolling Stone

Rhiannon Giddens, whose collaborative project Our Native Daughters released its debut album in February, continues her exploration of world music with the May...

Jay-Z, Cyndi Lauper, Nina Simone Added to National Recording Registry – Rolling Stone

Jay-Z’s The Blueprint, Cyndi Lauper’s She’s So Unusual, Curtis Mayfield’s Superfly soundtrack, Neil Diamond’s “Sweet Caroline” and Nina Simone’s “Mississippi Goddam” are among...

J.H. Kwabena Nketia, 97, Pre-eminent Scholar of African Music, Dies

Robert Farris Thompson, a professor emeritus of art history at Yale University, wrote in an email that Dr. Nketia was “one of the...

TV/Movies

Barbara Hammer, Filmmaker of Lesbian Sexuality, Dies at 79

Barbara Hammer, an experimental filmmaker who began celebrating lesbian sexuality and history in her work in the 1970s, and who in her last...

‘Face the Music’ Out Summer 2020 – Rolling Stone

The third installment of the Bill and Ted saga, Bill and Ted Face the Music, will open in theaters August 21st, 2020. Production on...

‘Abby’s’ Takes the Sitcom Somewhere New: Outdoors

LOS ANGELES — “We got a plane!”Sitcom showrunners have no shortage of logistical worries, but air traffic isn’t generally among them. That is,...

This Is Lupita Nyong’o. Hollywood, Please Keep Up.

AUSTIN, Tex. — When she was around 11, Lupita Nyong’o’s parents brought home a cassette tape that changed her life. It was of...

Seth Meyers Says Trump Should Pay His Taxes, Not Donate His Salary

Welcome to Best of Late Night, a rundown of the previous night’s highlights that lets you sleep — and lets us get paid...

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Jordan Peele's Guide to Horror Films

The "Us" and "Get Out" director dives into his favorite genre, telling us about the first scary movie he saw, the best B horror...
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Apple refreshes iMacs with new chips

It's shaping up to be a busy week for Apple. Yesterday the company unveiled two updated iPads, and today it announced the iMac is...
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Markus Howard talks preparation | NCAA Bracket Breakdown

Marquette Golden Eagles' Markus Howard joins Our March Madness Bracket Breakdown Analysts to discuss preparation for their upcoming game Thursday, against the Murray State...
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Google's Stadia Announcement at GDC 2019 in Under 14 Minutes

All the biggest announcements from Google at GDC 2019. Subscribe to Engadget on YouTube: Engadget's Buyer's Guide: Get More Engadget: • Like us on Facebook:...
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Ex-Georgetown tennis coach charged in college admissions scandal

Former Georgetown tennis coach Gordon Ernst has been charged with racketeering conspiracy. Prosecutors say he took millions of dollars in bribes as part of...
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