Five Questions with Boomer Esiason

Five Questions with Boomer Esiason

NHL.com's Q&A feature called "Five Questions With …" will run every Tuesday through the 2018-19 regular season. We talk to key figures in the game and ask them questions to gain insight into their lives, careers and the latest news. The latest edition features NFL analyst, talk-show co-host and celebrity hockey fan Boomer Esiason. Norman…
The New Zealand Shooting Victims Spanned Generations and Nationalities

The New Zealand Shooting Victims Spanned Generations and Nationalities

Ashraf al-Masri Ashraf al-Masri had two young children and worked in a shop, according to Stuff. His age was not reported. Hussein Moustafa Hussein Moustafa, 70, was originally from Egypt, according to Stuff. “He loved the mosque, he loved tidying it, he loved nourishing it and he was always a welcoming face there,” his daughter-in-law,…
US jury rules weedkiller a cancer ‘factor’

US jury rules weedkiller a cancer ‘factor’

Image copyright AFP A US jury has found that one of the world's most widely-used weedkillers was a "substantial factor" in causing a man's cancer. Pharmaceutical group Bayer had strongly rejected claims that its glyphosate-based Roundup product was carcinogenic. But the jury in San Francisco ruled unanimously that it contributed to causing non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in…
F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression

F.D.A. Approves First Drug for Postpartum Depression

Stephanie Hathaway, 33, a mother of two in South Windsor, Conn., had no history of depression. But after giving birth to her daughters — Hadley, 4, and Brenley, 2 — she began crying nonstop, and lost interest in doing things she loved, like cooking and socializing. “I starting having intrusive thoughts that would not go…
Mozambique Cyclone Rescuers Struggle to Reach Victims in ‘Inland Ocean’

Mozambique Cyclone Rescuers Struggle to Reach Victims in ‘Inland Ocean’

MAPUTO, Mozambique — Rescue workers struggled Tuesday to reach areas devastated by a huge cyclone in Mozambique, as heavy rains swelled rivers and further isolated flooded communities in what aid agencies called the worst natural disaster in southern Africa in two decades. In central Mozambique, the area hit hardest by Cyclone Idai, overflowing rivers created…
Admissions Scandal Stokes Hard Questions on Recruited Athletes

Admissions Scandal Stokes Hard Questions on Recruited Athletes

A dozen years ago, the University of Washington barred athletic coaches from having contact with anyone in the admissions department. With a move that now seems prescient, administrators sought to allay any concerns that coaches could put undue pressure on admissions personnel, while also bringing more oversight to athletics, in this case through a committee…