1. Opinion: Did Andre Drummond deserve getting booed by Pistons fans? It’s complicated
  2. Lamoriello, Trotz orchestrate Islanders’ big turnaround
  3. ‘Going out with no regrets’: One last viral performance from UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi
  4. Pascal Siakam picks up the slack to guide Raptors past Magic for 2-1 lead
  5. Nationals ride superb Stephen Strasburg effort to 5-0 win over Marlins
  6. Anthony Rendon out against Marlins, but Nationals confident he can avoid injured list
  7. Smoak nabbed after Laureano overthrow, but Jays sweep A’s
  8. Despite stars’ shooting woes, Warriors and Rockets are nearing an inevitable rematch
  9. Judge: Miguel Cabrera’s two kids with his mistress should share in ‘good fortune’
  10. NBA rescinds technical on Warriors’ Durant, Clippers’ Green
  11. Former Auburn coach Tommy Tuberville is running for a Senate seat in Alabama
  12. Taken from his mother at 6, NFL draft prospect Kevin Wilkins provides strength for two families
  13. D.C. United’s Russell Canouse likely to miss two more matches with injury
  14. Dale Earnhardt Jr.’s mother Brenda Jackson dies after battle with cancer
  15. Josh Jacobs was homeless in middle school. This week he could become an NFL first-round pick.
  16. 14 SEC players who could have breakthrough seasons
  17. Michigan State’s Winston staying in school, Ward leaving
  18. Backbone to Maryland football recruiting? Two miles down the road at DeMatha.
  19. Could one of these five players be on the move during 2019 NFL draft?
  20. USA Today Chosen 25 No. 1 overall player Cole Anthony commits to North Carolina
  21. These sports words just made it — in the dictionary
  22. NBA playoffs betting: Odds, lines for Tuesday, April 23rd basketball games
  23. USA Gymnastics signals confidence for its future with announcement of 2020 Olympic trials
  24. Philadelphia beats Montreal 3-0 for 4th win in 5 games
  25. Skydiver reunited with prosthetic leg after it landed in lumberyard after jump
  26. Alabama is an NFL draft factory. But scouts must decide: Is it the player or the system?
  27. The Latest: Judge orders Kraft video not be released for now
  28. Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6
  29. Damian Lillard’s dagger gives Blazers ‘last word’ and ends Thunder’s season
  30. Justin Gimelstob’s battery charge puts onus on ATP to find moral fibre
  31. Jamie Cureton of Bishop’s Stortford joins Xavi and Raúl in the 1,000 club
  32. Eric Bledsoe keys rout as Bucks take 2-0 lead over Pistons in NBA playoffs
  33. Puig’s long homer helps Reds beat Braves 7-6
  34. Damian Lillard’s heroics, confidence have underdog Blazers believing
  35. Red Sox beat AL East-leading Rays 4-3 in 11 to finish sweep
  36. Magic made big strides in Steve Clifford’s first year
  37. Once again, Lillard Time moves Blazers along in the playoffs
  38. A new rite of passage for NFL draft hopefuls: Scrubbing your social media history
  39. Jazz stave off elimination with 107-91 win over Rockets
  40. Invigorated after Game 7 win, Bruins look to Blue Jackets
  41. White has career-high 36 points, Spurs beat Nuggets 118-108
  42. Joey Barton denies allegations over Barnsley tunnel incident
  43. Pro skier Dave Treadway dies after 100-foot plunge into crevasse
  44. Bruins and Blue Jackets ready for 1st playoff matchup
  45. European roundup: Niklas Süle winner boosts Bayern Munich’s title hopes
  46. Gerard Deulofeu takes Watford seventh with victory over Huddersfield
  47. NHL playoffs best bets: Breaking down the odds, picks to make for Thurday’s action
  48. Sportscaster Chet Coppock, who got his flamboyant start in Indianapolis, dies after car crash
  49. Fed Cup semifinal: Barty gives Australia 2-1 lead vs Belarus
  50. Understated as always, Nicklas Backstrom delivers for Capitals in Game 5
  51. Acuña’s late double rallies Braves, who split with Indians
  52. If you loved the movie ‘Tootsie,’ then you’ll be delighted with the new Broadway show
  53. Khris Davis, A’s agree to deal adding $33.75M for ’20, ’21
  54. Mueller report release not exactly appointment viewing
  55. The Night King is the true hero of ‘Game of Thrones,’ so maybe we should all be rooting for him
  56. Major League Soccer announces it will expand to at least 30 teams
  57. College golfer in hijab out to blaze trail for Muslim girls
  58. Court case threatens to take gloss off Ostersund’s rise
  59. George Zimmerman banned from Tinder dating app
  60. 76ers show off firepower to take down Nets in Game 3 for 2-1 series lead
  61. On live TV, instant Mueller report takes flowed — likely before anyone even read it
  62. SpaceX capsule suffers ‘anomaly,’ smoke seen for miles
  63. Groundbreaking Indian Ocean science mission reaches an end
  64. Drunk on smoke: Notre Dame’s bees survive cathedral blaze
  65. Jimmy Page reflects on Led Zeppelin’s legacy and its sound
  66. Alert: These toys and baby products were recalled in 2019, sometimes for deadly reasons
  67. Santana becomes US citizen before Braves, Indians postponed
  68. Taylor Swift calls songwriting her ‘protective armor’ at intimate concert
  69. Ex-UFC fighter Angela Magana releases tearful video statement after waking up from coma
  70. Flyers cut Kate Smith recordings, cover her statue after ‘offensive lyrics’ come to light
  71. Jack Osbourne marks ‘toughest year’ as he celebrates 16 years of sobriety
  72. Nebraska’s tough approach to medical marijuana may backfire
  73. Student sues Apple for $1 billion, claims face-recognition caused for false arrest
  74. Castleford’s Cory Aston finally breaks out of his famous father’s shadow
  75. Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2
  76. Tiger Woods’ caddie, Joe LaCava, details aftermath of Masters victory
  77. What this week’s Apple-Qualcomm-Intel dance means for the future of 5G
  78. New Zealand and France to call for an end to online terror
  79. Tesla CEO heads down perilous road in pursuit of profit
  80. Here’s why ‘Avengers’ fans are freaking out about Natalie Portman
  81. Manchester United at Old Trafford are not scary any more, says Pep Guardiola
  82. D.C. United homegrown pupils gain advanced-placement status
  83. Demian Bichir announces the passing of wife Stefanie Sherk
  84. Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. blasts New York Giants GM in Twitter rant, raves about Cleveland
  85. What to watch on TV tonight: ‘The Neighborhood’ season finale, etc.
  86. Stop Facebook’s targeted advertising by changing your account settings
  87. Chad Michael Murray reveals he made out with Jamie Lee Curtis on set of ‘Freaky Friday’
  88. Gray, Rockies beat Phillies 4-1 for 6th win in 7 games
  89. What law is Julian Assange accused of breaking?
  90. Mukbang reviews indulge our deepest, gluttonous desires, and YouTube viewers can’t get enough of it
  91. Playlist: Bronze Radio Return shares eclectic favorites
  92. Nationals recall reliever Austin Adams and place Austen Williams on the injured list
  93. Red Sox trade Swihart to Arizona for minor leaguer
  94. The 12 movies you must absolutely, positively see this summer (yes, including ‘Avengers’)
  95. ‘The Club’ spotlights the stars of 18th-century British culture — and invites some new members
  96. Monty Python celebrate ‘Life of Brian,’ honor ailing Jones
  97. ‘Miracle Creek’: a twisty legal thriller that shows how far parents will go for their kids
  98. Lightning, Penguins look to avoid surprising sweeps
  99. Virginia fans turn out to celebrate NCAA hoops title
  100. Facebook and Google to be quizzed on white nationalism and political bias as Congress pushes dueling reasons for regulation
  101. Exclusive: Watch two ‘Penguins’ fall in love (with Ed Helms narrating the sweet moment)
  102. Billboard tried to fit ‘Old Town Road’ into a neat box. But that’s not how we listen to music anyway.
  103. Ariana Grande, who has opened up about PTSD, posts images of her brain scans on Instagram
  104. The 5 coolest things we saw at Star Wars Celebration, from VR Vader to a ‘Mandalorian’
  105. AP source: Luke Walton reaches agreement to be Kings coach
  106. Tiger Woods’ roar is back at Augusta but Ian Poulter is no passenger
  107. Listen to the Talking Tech podcast
  108. 12 things to do in the D.C. area this week
  109. Net neutrality bill sails through the House but faces an uncertain political future
  110. Lomachenko goes Hollywood for title clash with Crolla
  111. Star Wars Celebration: Will we finally get our ‘Episode IX’ trailer and title?
  112. Star Wars Celebration: Will we finally get our ‘Episode IX’ trailer and title?
  113. Gwen Stefani’s face, lips criticized by shamers after ACM Awards: ‘Chill on the surgery’
  114. Has a football team ever had to play more than one game in a day?
  115. YouTube expands Coachella 2019 coverage, streaming on both weekends of music fest
  116. Polish novelist nominated for back-to-back Booker Prize
  117. Help Desk: How do you stop robocalls to your landline?
  118. The final day of the NBA season arrives, with much to decide
  119. NCAA Latest: Stats show tiny edges for Virginia, Texas Tech
  120. Tracking your pregnancy on an app may be more public than you think
  121. NCAA Latest: Stats show tiny edges for Virginia, Texas Tech
  122. Stars to celebrate British stage at Olivier theater awards
  123. Talking Horses: Tiger Roll for third Grand National if weights are right
  124. Sarah Blake’s ‘Naamah’ recasts the biblical flood story from a woman’s perspective
  125. New National Children’s Museum will finally open Nov. 1 after a delay
  126. A flood online of hate speech greets lawmakers probing Facebook and Google about white nationalism
  127. Who has scored the fastest match-winning goal and how quick was it?
  128. Wisdom throw years. Business of my life
  129. Football transfer rumours: Stoke to offload Saido Berahino after arrest?
  130. Premiership’s bottom side Newcastle lacking sense of direction in Bath defeat
  131. David Strettle try helps Saracens back to the top of the Premiership
  132. Kucherov, Lightning beat Canadiens 3-0
  133. FA Cup quarter-final draw: Manchester sides kept apart
  134. Gladbach salvages 1-1 draw with Frankfurt in Bundesliga
  135. Virginia basketball edges Notre Dame with little breathing room but no apologies
  136. Joe Gibbs touched by support following death of son
  137. Golf pro’s tournament hopes dashed after shooting a brutal 17 on second hole
  138. Google plans to add tens of thousands of new jobs as it expands in 14 states
  139. No pressure? Bailey’s job is to keep champion Beavers on top
  140. ‘Friends’ won’t always be there for Netflix: How Warner streaming could affect your shows
  141. Frank Robinson, the Nats’ first manager, was D.C.’s treasure those first two seasons of baseball’s return
  142. Madden NFL esports scene looks to brighter future after Jacksonville shooting
  143. Mets sign INF Danny Espinosa to minor league deal
  144. Grizzlies take next step in rebuilding, trading Marc Gasol
  145. Maryland football will pay defensive coordinator Jon Hoke $650,000 in first year
  146. Chicago Bears halt pregame perk, ending Packers fan’s suit
  147. Liam Neeson admits he wanted to kill after friend was raped
  148. Rickie Fowler blows five-shot lead in final round of Waste Management Phoenix Open
  149. Rickie Fowler shoots 64 for 4-shot lead at Phoenix Open
  150. Don’t make these rookie mistakes at your Super Bowl party
  151. 32,000 Belgian students march to demand climate protections
  152. James Ingram, Grammy-winning R&B singer, dead at 66
  153. Richarlison leads Everton to 1-0 win at Huddersfield in EPL
  154. A sharable ‘sit down’ electric scooter company is launching in Texas
  155. Actor in Fox’s live ‘Rent’ is injured, but show will ‘go on’
  156. Anne Hathaway Gives Royally Good Update On ‘Princess Diaries 3’
  157. The bicycle firm that wants to keep older people pedalling The bicycle firm that wants to keep older people pedalling
  158. Kardashian cousins learn Spanish, turn up to Portugese in Khloe Kardashian baby-class video
  159. Ruth Prawar Jhabvala’s stories capture an India that no longer exists
  160. Kylie Jenner addresses rumors she’s pregnant again
  161. The blown call in Saints-Rams reminded us sports are messy. More replay won’t fix that.
  162. Missed pass interference call on Rams at end of regulation haunts Saints
  163. US spy satellite launched into orbit from California
  164. Correction: Obit-Mary Oliver story
  165. Barnes wants third-ranked Vols to take nothing for granted
  166. Maren Morris starts 2nd album with uplifting “GIRL” single
  167. Letter grades for every college football coaching hire this offseason
  168. Broncos hire 49ers QBs coach Scangarello as OC
  169. Motley Crue’s Nikki Sixx expecting fifth child at 60, despite having a vasectomy
  170. What to watch on TV tonight: ‘Lip Sync Battle’ returns with the Fab 5, etc.
  171. Berube’s Blues playing well enough to make run at playoffs
  172. Cedar Run boys’ basketball: Patriot runs past Osbourn in second half
  173. 2 apps to help you stay healthy this flu season
  174. Redskins expected to keep Greg Manusky, after looking at other defensive coordinators
  175. A fridge that can order you food among AI marvels at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show
  176. Bryce Harper signing with the Cubs is ‘not going to happen,’ says Joe Maddon
  177. Measles: What we know and don’t about the disease
  178. Playlist: Guster’s Ryan Miller chooses songs he hopes his kids will love
  179. The non-alcoholic drinks at these D.C. bars are so good you won’t notice anything’s missing
  180. UConn coach Dan Hurley, Tulsa’s Frank Haith tossed after handshake
  181. Jerry Jones says Cowboys Coach Jason Garrett would have ‘five offers’ if available
  182. The Caps will honor Barry Trotz with a video tribute during Friday’s game
  183. Cardi B Unleashes On Trump In Instagram Video About Government Shutdown
  184. Serena Williams will deliver a message about women’s power — during the Super Bowl
  185. Petr Cech’s trophy-strewn career the result of enduring excellence
  186. Tottenham lose Harry Kane until March due to ankle ligament injury
  187. Extreme opponents of genetically modified foods think they know the most, but actually know the least: Study
  188. Keith Richards reissuing 1988 solo debut ‘Talk Is Cheap’
  189. Opinion: Dear Mom and Dad, cool it at high school sporting events
  190. Fancy footwork: Why NBA players love pedicures
  191. CES 2019: Google vs. Amazon, who won?
  192. Junk Food Companies Spend Billions Of Dollars On Ads Targeting Black Children
  193. After Trump serves fast food, Ayesha Curry invites Clemson to her restaurant for a ‘real feast’
  194. Volkswagen to build electric vehicles at Tennessee plant
  195. Ruby Walsh makes his mark on Laurina and has eyes on Cheltenham
  196. Fish fumes blamed for allergy death of Brooklyn boy
  197. Britney Spears Is Taking An ‘Indefinite Work Hiatus’ After Father’s Hospitalization
  198. Romelu Lukaku sinks Reading to give Solskjær fifth Manchester United win
  199. Lady Gaga Galvanizes Fans In Cyber-Max Enigma Concert In Vegas Residency Debut
  200. What to watch tonight: ‘Black Mirror: Bandersnatch’ episode premiere
  201. Developer Lucas Pope continues to play with the idea of game-player as worker in ‘Return of the Obra Dinn’
  202. Talking Horses: Houblon Des Obeaux can lift valuable veterans’ prize
  203. Why LaMelo Ball was attending a Michigan basketball game
  204. NFL Week 15 winners, losers: New England Patriots’ loss is Houston Texans’ gain
  205. What we learned about the Bears in 24-17 win over the Packers that clinched the NFC North
  206. As Nationals mull second base options, there’s ‘mutual interest’ with Josh Harrison
  207. Voight’s career night of 52 points leads Northern Illinois
  208. Pharrell Williams, Robin Thicke Ordered To Pay $5 Million To Marvin Gaye Estate
  209. Glaxo, Pfizer to merge consumer health care divisions
  210. Alex Smith goes home from hospital after ‘difficult ride,’ with his NFL future still uncertain
  211. ‘Mary Poppins,’ ‘Aquaman’ and more: Your guide to 2018’s must-see holiday movies
  212. Girls’ basketball Top 20: Area teams challenge themselves against tough out-of-state competition
  213. Six logical teams for Ravens’ Joe Flacco in 2019 as his time in Baltimore winds to a close
  214. James Dolan leaves open the possibility of selling the New York Knicks
  215. How can a sport worth billions spend just a pittance on fighting racism?
  216. Shaq says his Lakers would ‘easily beat’ Warriors, debates Jordan-LeBron
  217. Andrew McCutchen agrees to 3-year deal with Phillies – who still have room to maneuver
  218. Cyrille Regis remembered by Viv Anderson Cyrille Regis remembered by Viv Anderson
  219. China suspected in huge Marriott data breach, official says
  220. Consumer robots are dead; long live Alexa
  221. Serena Williams Shares Weirdly Wonderful Pic Of Daughter And Doll
  222. Stars who had a rough year in 2018: Sarah Hyland, Ben Affleck and more
  223. US-China trade spat having role in climate talks
  224. Draft agreement emerges at UN climate talks, pitfalls remain
  225. Utah State routs North Texas 52-13 in New Mexico Bowl
  226. Thousands cheer champion Atlanta United at downtown parade
  227. ‘Young miracle:’ Baby recovers from Ebola in Congo outbreak
  228. You might think ‘panties’ in the title means the play’s funny. If only.
  229. ‘We’re fighting for our lives’: Diabetic activists take on drug companies
  230. The Latest: Virgin Galactic sending rocket to edge of space
  231. The surprising truth about becoming a mother in your 50s – from the women who know The surprising truth about becoming a mother in your 50s – from the women who know
  232. TV and radio listings: December 12
  233. Chelsea fan ‘denies racially abusing Raheem Sterling’
  234. Johnny Sexton set to end career in Ireland after signing contract extension
  235. Splits deepen as UN climate talks near crunch time
  236. Racism in football: have you witnessed abuse at a match in the UK?
  237. Barkley rushes for 170 yards, Giants rout Redskins 40-16
  238. The Redskins’ defense was supposed to be their strength. In loss to Giants, it wilted.
  239. Utah State snaps 2-game skid against Weber State, wins 76-67
  240. Cardi B Learned She Was Nominated For Grammys While Leaving Court
  241. ‘What problem?’ When tricky solutions prompt an easy answer
  242. Former major leaguers Luis Valbuena, Jose Castillo die in car crash in Venezuela
  243. Kylie Jenner Slams YouTuber For Faking Travis Scott Cheating Scandal
  244. Enoch, Nwora enjoy big nights in Louisville’s rout
  245. USA Gymnastics finds a solution for its worst problems, but it might create new ones
  246. Colorado hires Georgia defensive coordinator Mel Tucker
  247. Woman acts as stand-in mom at same-sex weddings when biological parents don’t show
  248. 10-man Brighton beats fierce rival Palace 3-1 in EPL
  249. Guardian picks up honours at Football Supporters’ Federation awards
  250. Kid Rock ‘a great actor’ in ‘Waffle House Christmas’ music video
  251. Westbrook scores 29, No. 11 Lady Vols top Cowgirls 76-63
  252. The Latest: German official says coal deadline is premature
  253. UAB beats Middle Tennessee in C-USA title game 27-25
  254. Nick Jonas, Priyanka Chopra post wedding on social media
  255. The next steps for the NFL and Chiefs after Kareem Hunt assault video is released
  256. Rafael Benítez remains diplomatic on subject of protest by Newcastle fans
  257. Amazon wants to get Alexa into your car
  258. GM just made a big behind-the-scenes move to boost robot cars
  259. Chargers’ Gordon week to week after MCL sprain to right knee
  260. Margaret Atwood to publish sequel to ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’
  261. Tech takes center stage at L.A. Auto Show
  262. Steelers tight ends McDonald, Grimble dealing with injuries
  263. It’s must-win for Georgia, if not Alabama in SEC title game
  264. Cyber Monday deals on the most popular toys: Nintendo 3DS, Star Wars Droids, L.O.L Dolls, and more
  265. Mark Hamill Confirms Crazy Pitch He Once Made For Infamous ‘Star Wars’ Character
  266. Cyber Monday is almost here—here’s how to get the best deals on Amazon
  267. Smith scores 25, No. 8 Stanford beats American in Hawaii
  268. Ionescu scores 27 to lead No. 3 Oregon past Saint Mary’s
  269. Self-driving cars will likely lead to more sex on the road, study says
  270. Lyon boosted by derby win ahead of Man City match
  271. Justice Department and SEC subpoena Snap
  272. Miami rolls over La Salle 85-49 in Wooden Legacy
  273. Judge’s Decision Dismissing Female Genital Mutilation Charges Sparks Concern
  274. The Latest: Jacksonville State wins Mayan Division in Cancun
  275. Hollywood in the ’50s is slightly musty in ‘All Save One’
  276. The Match: Phil Mickelson baits Tiger Woods into $200K side bet
  277. The brilliant Saints just turned the Eagles’ Super Bowl hangover into a coma
  278. Valentine Holmes weighs up switch from NRL to NFL – report
  279. Exactly 33 years since his own gruesome injury, Joe Theismann ‘just so upset’ for Alex Smith
  280. Braden Holtby could return vs. Montreal; Evgeny Kuznetsov and T.J. Oshie remain out
  281. Minnie with 28 points, Eastern Michigan beats Boston 80-62
  282. Ryan Fraser fires Scotland close to Nations League promotion
  283. College football kickoff Week 12: SEC pauses in the homestretch
  284. ‘Be like water’: Panthers RB Christian McCaffrey’s peaceful flow is key to breakout season
  285. No. 10 LSU, Orgeron mindful of past upsets as Rice arrives
  286. Magnus Carlsen thwarts Game 5 ambush in draw with Fabiano Caruana
  287. Viola Davis strong: How the ‘Widows’ star put real muscle into her power drama role
  288. USA Gymnastics executive Ron Galimore resigns; he helped provide cover story for Larry Nassar
  289. Magnus Carlsen thwarts Game 5 ambush in draw with Fabiano Caruana
  290. NFL awards $35 million in grants for concussion-related medical research
  291. Minus Braden Holtby and Evgeny Kuznetsov, Capitals fall to Jets
  292. Kevin Harvick’s 6-year-old son already has a (dangerous) championship celebration planned
  293. Amy Schumer Reveals She’s Suffering From Hyperemesis Gravidarum
  294. Flames, fuel and windshields: 5 NASCAR pit crew members share their craziest stories
  295. How Netflix’s ‘She-Ra’ reinvents the Princess of Power for 2018
  296. Keith Urban, Brad Paisley, more stars mourn ‘hero,’ ‘Hee Haw’ host Roy Clark
  297. LeBron James scores 44 points to pass Chamberlain on all-time scoring list
  298. The pregame show might be the biggest reason to watch Tiger vs. Phil
  299. Breckenridge, Colorado, removing divisive giant wooden troll
  300. CommScope, getting ready for 5G, spends $5.7B for Arris
  301. Tell me whyyy, Kanye West and Mark Zuckerberg sing Backstreet Boys karaoke together
  302. LSU seeks to preserve top-10 rankings vs. Rice
  303. Slavisa Jokanovic deserved more time to transform Fulham’s fortunes
  304. Fans defend Demi Lovato from haters in post-rehab paparazzi shots
  305. Tony Stewart’s deadly collision still has Kevin Ward Jr.’s family off track
  306. How college football coaches returning to alma mater can be perfect fit for both sides
  307. Michelle Obama Reveals She Used IVF To Conceive Her Daughters
  308. Kate Upton has much different reaction to Justin Verlander not winning Cy Young
  309. We tried it: Night Sight feature on Google Pixel lets you shoot in the dark without a flash
  310. Dad sings to 3-year-old daughter to calm her as they drive through wildfire flames
  311. The grueling life of a NASCAR pit crew member
  312. The best book adaptations to hit screens in 2018
  313. What’s happening on TV tonight: The 52nd Annual CMA Awards, and more
  314. Kyle Lowry, Kawhi Leonard team up to make Raptors perhaps best team in the East
  315. Virgin Orbit mates rocket to jet for airborne launch system
  316. Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha’s ‘passion for horses’ praised amid racing tributes
  317. NFL power rankings, Week 8: Chargers break top five, while Redskins and Panthers move up
  318. Arbitrator rules in favor of Redskins in Scot McCloughan’s grievance over firing
  319. Ellie Downie: ‘My foot is very, very sensitive but I’m happy to be back’
  320. NFL wrap: Bears lose heartbreaker to Pats as Hail Mary comes up just short
  321. TV and radio listings: October 22
  322. Lakers’ chance for first win with LeBron James slips away in overtime as they fall to 0-3
  323. Startup plans to launch small satellites from Virginia coast
  324. European and Asian leaders seek to boost trade, security
  325. England’s domestic rugby union season to extend deep into summer
  326. Iranians masqueraded as foreign journalists to push political messages online, new Twitter data shows
  327. Mesut Özil orchestrates Arsenal in full flow to quench Leicester’s fire
  328. Nintendo takes Labo gaming kits to school to get kids interested in science, math and tech
  329. These are the 5 best Amazon deals this week
  330. TV and radio listings: October 23
  331. iPhone XR: The best $250 you ever saved on a new phone
  332. Does Botox curb your sexual pleasure?
  333. Restocked Kansas nabs No. 1 spot in AP Top 25 preseason poll
  334. Digital contraceptives and period trackers: the rise of femtech
  335. How country music has — and hasn’t — addressed the #MeToo movement in a difficult year
  336. Grisham takes readers on journey to Deep South in new novel
  337. NCAA 1-130 Re-Rank: Michigan cracks the top four and Ohio State plummets
  338. I’m a straight man but I am disturbed by my fantasy of being a woman having sex with a guy
  339. Daniel Radcliffe a stickler for the truth in buoyant ‘Lifespan of a Fact’
  340. Most Americans Who Can’t Get Pregnant Have No Way To Access Treatment
  341. Study: DNA websites cast broad net for identifying people
  342. DNA confirms a great white shark bit California boy
  343. The program to build NASA’s moon rocket could double in price to $9 billion, IG says
  344. CVS’s $69 billion merger with Aetna is approved in deal that could transform health-care industry
  345. Same-sex mice have babies
  346. Children ‘should be weighed up to age 18’, report says
  347. Johns Hopkins University Names Medical Building After Henrietta Lacks
  348. After Iowa State golfer’s killing, police found knives, DNA, court documents show
  349. How to Delete Facebook and Instagram From Your Life Forever
  350. Vitamin D pills – what’s the truth?
  351. Sixers coach Brett Brown: ‘We believe we could have played in the NBA Finals’
  352. Johns Hopkins University Names Medical Building After Henrietta Lacks
  353. The Week in Tech: Fears of the Supply Chain in China
  354. WR Emmanuel Sanders says NFL ‘has gotten soft’ after taunt draws flag, costs Broncos
  355. ‘Rudy’ turns 25: The 25 best football movies of all time, ranked
  356. ‘Rudy’ turns 25: The 25 best football movies of all time, ranked
  357. Sexual Harassment And Assault Have Lifelong Health Consequences For Women
  358. Vin Scully turns down Joe Buck’s invite to join NLCS broadcast
  359. Chance The Rapper Donates $1 Million To Chicago Mental Health Services
  360. Taylor Swift Opens 2018 AMAs With Explosive ‘I Did Something Bad’ Performance
  361. It’s Her Job to Get More People to Act Like You Right Now
  362. New Pixel Phones and Other Gadgets Keep Google in the Hardware Hunt
  363. Silicon Valley Investors Shunned Juul, but Back Other Nicotine Start-Ups
  364. Jimmy Kimmel Unloads On Donald Trump Over His Latest Lie About Health Care
  365. Steelers WR Juju Smith-Schuster says Bengals made ‘major threats’ at him
  366. Experts Said A War Zone Ebola Outbreak Would Be A Nightmare. It’s Been Even Worse.
  367. Another NASA space telescope shuts down in orbit
  368. Is it worth giving up alcohol for a month?
  369. WR Emmanuel Sanders says NFL ‘has gotten soft’ after taunt draws flag, costs Broncos
  370. New Pixel Phones and Other Gadgets Keep Google in the Hardware Hunt
  371. LSU incurs fined $100,000 after fans storm the field following Georgia win
  372. Taylor Swift Opens 2018 AMAs With Explosive ‘I Did Something Bad’ Performance
  373. How To Boost Vaccine Rates For Low-Income Families
  374. Sexual Harassment And Assault Have Lifelong Health Consequences For Women

Like numerous women, Diana Diller was obviously a devoted consumer of the pregnancy-tracking app Ovia, logging in each and every night in order to record brand new details on the screen requesting about the girl bodily functions, libido, medications plus mood. Whenever she provided birth final spring, the girl used the application to graph her baby’s first on the internet medical information — which includes her title, her area and regardless of whether there have been any problems — just before leaving the particular hospital’s recuperation room.

Yet someone else had been regularly checking out in, as well: her company, which compensated to gain entry to the personal details of the workers’ private lives, off their trying-to-conceive weeks to earlier motherhood. Diller’s bosses can look up combination data about how many employees using Ovia’s fertility, being pregnant and raising a child apps experienced faced high-risk pregnancies or even gave delivery prematurely; the very best medical queries they had investigated; and how quickly the new mothers planned to come back to work.

“Maybe I’m trusting, but I believed of it since positive encouragement: They’re looking to help me look after myself, ” said Diller, 39, a celebration planner within Los Angeles for that video game firm Activision Blizzard. The decision to her maternity had been possible by the $1 a day within gift credit cards the company compensated her to make use of the application: That’s “diaper and formulation money, ” she stated.

Period- plus pregnancy-tracking applications such as Ovia have climbed in reputation as enjoyable, friendly buddies for the challenging uncertainties associated with childbirth, and a lot of expectant females check in everyday to see, for example, how their particular unborn babies’ size even compares to different fresh fruits or French desserts.

Yet Ovia also offers become a effective monitoring device for companies and wellness insurers, which usually under the banner ad of business wellness have got aggressively pressed to gather a lot more data regarding their workers’ lives than in the past.

Employers who else pay the particular apps’ creator, Ovia Wellness, can offer their own workers a unique version from the apps that will relays their own health information — in the “de-identified, ” aggregated type — for an internal company website available by recruiting personnel. The businesses offer this alongside some other health benefits plus incentivize employees to insight as much regarding their bodies because they can, stating the data will help the companies reduce health-care investing, discover healthcare problems plus better arrange for the weeks ahead.

Emboldened by the recognition of Fitbit and other monitoring technologies, Ovia has advertised itself because shepherding among the oldest breakthrough in human being existence to the digital age. By providing counseling plus feedback upon mothers’ improvement, executives stated, Ovia offers helped ladies conceive right after months associated with infertility and also saved the particular lives of ladies who wouldn’t otherwise have got realized these were at risk.

[With fitness trackers in the workplace, bosses can monitor your every step — and possibly more]

But into the privacy recommends say this particular new era of “menstrual surveillance” equipment is pressing the limitations of exactly what women may share regarding one of the most delicate moments of the lives. The particular apps, there is a saying, are designed mostly to advantage not the ladies but their companies and insurance providers, who obtain a capturing new standard on which in order to assess their particular workers because they consider the following steps for families plus careers.

Specialists worry that will companies might use the data in order to bump up the price or reduce the insurance coverage of health-care benefits, or even that women’s intimate details could be uncovered in information breaches or even security dangers. And though the information is made unknown, experts furthermore fear the companies can identify ladies based on info relayed within confidence, especially in places of work where couple of women are usually pregnant at any time.

“What could be the most positive, best-faith reason behind an employer to learn how many high-risk pregnancies their particular employees possess? So they can place more pamphlets in the break space? ” questioned Karen Garnishment, a Cornell University associate professor that has researched as well as workplace supervising.

“The actual benefit of self-tracking is always to the organization, ” Garnishment said. “People are being inquired to do this at any given time when they are incredibly susceptible and may have no sense exactly where that information is being approved. ”

Ovia leader Paris Wallace said the business complies along with privacy laws and regulations and provides the particular aggregate information so companies can assess how their particular workforces’ wellness outcomes possess changed as time passes. The health details is delicate, he mentioned, but may also play a crucial role within boosting women’s well-being plus companies’ base lines.

“We are in the women’s wellness crisis, plus it’s affecting people’s lifestyles and their own children’s lifestyles, ” this individual said, directing to the country’s rising prices of early births plus maternal fatalities. “But it is also affecting the folks that are responsible for these types of outcomes — both economically and for the healthiness of the users they’re responsible for. ”

The increase of pregnancy-tracking apps displays how a few companies more and more view the body of a human as a technical gold my own, rich using a vast range associated with health information their methods can monitor and evaluate. Women’s physiques have been pictured as specifically lucrative: The particular consulting company Frost and Sullivan stated the “femtech” market — including monitoring apps pertaining to women’s menstruation, nutrition plus sexual health and fitness — might be worth just as much as $50 billion dollars by 2025.

Companies purchase Ovia’s “family benefits solution” package on the per-employee base, but Ovia also can make money away from targeted in-app advertising, which includes from retailers of fertility-support supplements, life insurance coverage, cord-blood financial and cleansing products.

A good Ovia spokeswoman said the organization does not market aggregate information for advertising reasons. But ladies who make use of Ovia should consent in order to its six, 000-word “terms of use, ” which offer the company the “royalty-free, everlasting, and irrevocable license, through the entire universe” in order to “utilize plus exploit” their own de-identified private information for medical research plus “external plus internal advertising purposes. ” Ovia might also “sell, rent or provide aggregated Personal data to 3rd parties, ” the record adds.

[Dear tech companies, I don’t want to see pregnancy ads after my child was stillborn]

Milt Ezzard, the vice president associated with global advantages for Activision Blizzard, a gaming huge that gained $7. five billion a year ago with franchises such as “Call of Duty” and “World of World of warcraft, ” credit acceptance associated with Ovia right now there to a modifying workplace tradition where volunteering sensitive info has become a lot more commonplace.

Within 2014, once the company folded out bonuses for employees who monitored their physical exercise with a Fitbit, some workers voiced issues over the actual called the privacy-infringing overreach. But because the company provided more wellness tracking — including designed for mental wellness, sleep, diet plan, autism plus cancer treatment — Ezzard said employees grew much more comfortable with the trade-off and tempted by the monetary benefits.

“Each time all of us introduced some thing, there was a little bit of an outcry: ‘You’re spying into existence, ’ ” Ezzard stated. “But all of us slowly improved the level of sensitivity of things, and eventually individuals understood it is all non-reflex, there’s simply no gun for your head, plus we’re likely to reward a person if you choose to get it done. ”

“People’s level of sensitivity, ” he or she added, “has gone through, ‘Hey, Activision Blizzard is usually Big Brother, ’ to, ‘Hey, Activision Blizzard really is getting me equipment that can help me personally out. ’ ”

Exceeding 10 mil users, Ovia’s tracking providers are now probably the most downloaded healthcare apps in the us, and the firm says it offers collected vast amounts of data factors into what calls “one of the biggest data units on women’s health on earth. ” Together with competitors like Glow, Idea and Flo, the period- and pregnancy-tracking apps possess raised billions of bucks from traders and depend tens of countless users each month.

Founded within Boston this year, Ovia started as a consumer-facing app that will made profit the tried-and-true advertising style of Silicon Valley. Yet three years back, Wallace stated, the company had been approached simply by large nationwide insurers who seem to said the particular app may help them enhance medical final results and accessibility maternity information via the females themselves.

Ovia’s corporate relates to employers plus insurers have experienced “triple-digit growth” in recent years, Wallace said. The business would not state how many companies it works along with, but the amount of employees from those businesses is around ten million, the statistic Ovia refers to as “covered lives. ”

Ovia pitches the app in order to companies being a health-care help for women to higher understand their health during a mystifying phase associated with life. Within marketing components, it states women who may have tracked on their own with Ovia showed the 30 percent decrease in premature births, a 30 % increase in organic conception as well as a higher price of determining the signs of following birth depression. (An Ovia spokeswoman said these statistics originate from an internal return-on-investment calculator that will “has already been favorably examined by actuaries from 2 national insurance firms. ”)

Yet a key component of Ovia’s sales hype is just how companies can trim back upon medical expenses and assist usher females back to function. Pregnant women whom track them selves, the company states, will reside healthier, really feel more in charge and be more unlikely to give delivery prematurely or even via a C-section, both which cost more within medical expenses — for your family and company.

Women attempting to get pregnant are usually told they could rely on Ovia’s “fertility methods, ” which usually analyze their own menstrual information and recommend good times to attempt to conceive, possibly saving money upon infertility remedies. “An typical of thirty-three hours associated with productivity are usually lost for each round associated with treatment, ” an Ovia marketing record says.

Just for employers who also fund workers’ health insurance, maternity can be one of the greatest and most unstable health-care costs. In 2014, AOL leader Tim Armstrong defended the particular company’s slashes to pension benefits simply by blaming benefit medical costs that came about from 2 employees the birth of “distressed children. ”

Ovia, essentially, promises businesses a alluring offer: reduced costs plus fewer impresses. Wallace provided one example where a woman acquired twins too early, received unnecessary treatments plus spent 3 months in rigorous care. “It was a million-dollar birth. therefore the company relates to us: How will you help all of us with this? ” he stated.

[Long overlooked by science, pregnancy is finally getting attention it deserves]

However, many health and personal privacy experts state there are many factors a woman that is pregnant or even trying to get pregnant wouldn’t wish to tell her employer, and they get worried the data might be used in a means that places new mothers at a drawback.

“The proven fact that women’s pregnancy are being monitored that carefully by companies is very troubling, ” mentioned Deborah Chemical. Peel, the psychiatrist plus founder from the Texas not for profit Patient Personal privacy Rights. “There’s so much splendour against moms and family members in the workplace, plus they can’t rely on their company to have their finest interests in mind. ”

Federal legislation forbids businesses from discerning against women that are pregnant and requires that pregnancy-related health-care expenditures be protected in the same way since other health conditions. Ovia stated the data assists employers supply “better advantages, health coverage plus support. ”

Ovia’s soft pastels and fun text give a friendly air flow to the procedure for transmitting personal health information in order to one’s company, and the application gives everyday nudges in order to remind females to sign their improvement with text messages such as, “You’re beautiful! How is your day feeling these days? ”

But professionals say these are unnerved by sheer quantity and details of information that women are required to offer upward. Pregnant women may log information on their rest, diet, disposition and bodyweight, while ladies who are looking to conceive may record if they had sexual intercourse, how they are feeling as well as the look plus color of their particular cervical liquid.

After delivery, the application asks for the particular baby’s title, sex plus weight; whom performed the particular delivery plus where; the particular birth kind, such as genital or a good unplanned C-section; how long labour lasted; regardless of whether it integrated an epidural; and the information on any problems, such as whether or not there was the breech or even postpartum hemorrhage.

The application also enables women in order to report whether or not they had a losing the unborn baby or being pregnant loss, such as the date plus “type associated with loss, ” such as if the baby has been stillborn. “After reporting the miscarriage, you may have the option in order to both totally reset your account plus, when you are ready, to begin a new being pregnant, ” the particular app states.

“We’re their own companion all through this process and wish to … supply them with support all through their whole journey, ” Ovia spokeswoman Sarah Coppersmith said.

[The crisis in America’s maternity wards]

Much of these details is readable only from the worker. However the company may access a huge range of aggregated data regarding its workers, including their particular average age group, number of kids and present trimester; the typical time this took these to get pregnant; the particular percentage which had high-risk pregnancies, developed after a stretch out of infertility, had C-sections or provided birth too early; and the brand new moms’ return-to-work timing.

Businesses can also observe which content articles are many read within Ovia’s applications, offering all of them a potential guide to their workers’ personal queries or worries. The how-to guides contact on just about any aspect of the woman’s altering body, feeling, financial requirements and way of life in hyper-intimate detail, which includes filing just for disability, dealing with bodily pains and secretions, and recommendations for sex roles during pregnancy.

“We are bridging into a brand new frontier associated with vaginal digitalization, ” published Natasha Felizi and Joana Varon, which reviewed several menstrual-tracking applications for the Brazil-based tech activist group Code Rights.

Ovia data can be viewable by company, their particular insurers plus, in the case of Activision Blizzard along with other self-insured businesses, the third-party administrators that will process women’s medical promises.

Ovia states it is up to date with govt data-privacy laws and regulations such as the Medical health insurance Portability plus Accountability Function, or HIPAA, which units rules meant for sharing healthcare information. The organization also states it eliminates identifying details from women’s health information in a way that makes it unknown and that it needs employers to achieve a certain the least enrolled customers before they could see the aggregated results.

Yet health and personal privacy experts state it’s relatively simple for a poor actor in order to “re-identify” an individual by cross-referencing that details with other information. The trackers’ availability within companies along with few women that are pregnant on personnel, they say, may also leave the information vulnerable to misuse. Ovia states its agreement prohibits companies from trying to re-identify workers.

Ezzard, the advantages executive from Activision Blizzard, said providing pregnancy applications such as Ovia helps the business stand out within a competitive sector and keep qualified women within the workforce returning. The company uses roughly five, 000 performers, developers along with other workers in the usa.

“I wish them to possess a healthy child because it is great for the business encounter, ” Ezzard said. “Rather than expecting who’s within the neonatal ICU, where she’s not able to concentrate much upon work. ”

Just before Ovia, the particular company’s expecting employees would certainly field regular calls through insurance-company healthcare professionals who would inquire about how they had been feeling plus counsel all of them over the telephone. Shifting a few pregnancy treatment to an application where the ladies could provide constant check-ins made an enormous difference: Almost 20 females who had been identified as sterile had get pregnant since the corporation started providing Ovia’s male fertility app, Ezzard said.

Approximately 50 “active users” monitor their pregnancy at any given time, as well as the average worker records a lot more than 128 wellness data factors a month, Ezzard said. Additionally they open the particular app regarding 48 periods a month, or even more than daily.

Ezzard stated that the company keeps strict settings on who are able to review the interior aggregated information and that employees’ medical states are prepared at a third-party data stockroom to help defend their personal privacy. The program, he or she added, has already been paying off: Ovia and the some other services in the “well-being platform” saved the business roughly $1, 200 for each employee within annual healthcare costs.

Wellness experts be concerned that this kind of data-intensive applications could uncover women in order to security or even privacy dangers. The ovulation-tracking app Shine updated the systems within 2016 right after Consumer Reviews found that will anyone can access the woman’s wellness data, which includes whether she’d had an illigal baby killing and the final time she’d had sexual intercourse, as long as they will knew the girl email address. One more Ovia rival, Flo, has been found to become sending information to Fb on whenever its users had been having their own periods or even were wanting to conceive, based on tests released in Feb in the Wsj. Ovia states it does not discuss or market data along with social media websites.

[Who owns your medical data? Most likely not you.]

The business says will not do compensated clinical studies but offers data in order to researchers, which includes for a 2017 study that will cited Ovia data through more than six, 000 ladies on how they will chose their particular obstetricians. Yet even several researchers be worried about ways the info might be utilized.

“As the clinician specialist, I can view the benefit of examining large information sets, ” said Paula M. Castaño, an obstetrician-gynecologist and relate professor in Columbia University or college who has analyzed menstrual-tracking applications. But a lot of the particular Ovia information given to companies, she stated, raises issues “with their own lack of common clinical applicability and concentrate on variables that will affect break of function and insurance coverage utilization. ”

Ovia says the “fertility methods, ” which usually analyze the woman’s information and recommend when she’d have the greatest chance of becoming pregnant, have assisted 5 mil women get pregnant. But the state is unattainable to confirm: Research in to similar guarantees from other applications has recommended there were various other possible details, including the undeniable fact that the women had been motivated sufficient to use a period-tracking app to begin with.

The arriving years, nevertheless , will probably notice companies pressing for more maternity data ahead straight from the original source. The Israeli start-up Nuvo advertises the sensor music group strapped in regards to woman’s tummy that can send out real-time information on fetal heartbeat plus uterine exercise “across the house, the place of work, the doctor’s office as well as the hospital. ” Nuvo professionals said the “remote maternity monitoring platform” is going through U. Ersus. Food and Medication Administration evaluation.

Diller, the particular Activision Blizzard employee, mentioned she has been never bothered by Ovia privacy concerns. She cherished being able to display her buddies what dimension pastry the girl unborn child was plus would sign her information every night whilst lying during sex and ticking through the girl other wellness apps, which includes trackers to get food, rest and “mindfulness. ”

When the lady reported the particular birth within Ovia, the particular app activated a burst open of digital confetti after which directed the girl to down load Ovia’s raising a child app, exactly where she can track not simply her wellness data, yet her baby daughter’s, as well. It was a simple decision. In the app’s house screen, the lady uploaded the very first photo associated with her recently expanded household.


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