Lucky city? N.J. town boasts $1M winner for consecutive Mega Millions drawings

CLIFTON — For the second straight Mega Millions drawing, a ticket sold in New Jersey produced a $1 million winner. That’s a rarity in itself. The chances that a $1 million ticket would be bought in the same town or city in consecutive drawings seems even more unlikely. That’s what happened Tuesday night though, as another Clifton store sold a…

Tom Menino was the mayor to a city of champions

Mayor Menino and David Ortiz at Fenway Park during the 2013 AL Division Series. Mayor Menino loved sports. Especially baseball. The last time I saw him was in the Houghton Mifflin box at Fenway Park at the end of September, and he told me he was certain the Red Sox were going to re-sign Jon Lester this offseason. I told…

Allegations of Mass SAT Cheating Delay Test Scores in China and South Korea

Students in China and Korea who took the SAT on October 11 will have their test scores delayed.  by Taboola All students living in China and South Korea who took the SAT on Oct. 11 will have their test scores delayed and reviewed due to allegations of widespread cheating, officials from the College Board and its global test administration and…

‘Boardwalk Empire’ Series Finale Recap: The Naked Emperor

Terence Winter, Steve Buscemi and co. serve up the most morally uncompromising finale of TV’s New Golden Age. Al Capone: Tell ‘em why you’re here, George. George Raft: We’re doing a crime picture. Capone: Set in Chicago. Paul Muni: That’s right. Capone: About? Muni: Kind of a Shakespearean drama. Man’s rise and fall. Capone: And he gets it in the end, right? Raft: Ah, that’s how they have…

Modi to address top military chiefs; Pak, Chinese violations could come up

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with the country’s top military commanders for the first time on Friday at a conference during which he will outline his strategic vision and get a briefing on the overall security situation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi. PTI The Combined Commanders’ conference of the three Services is expected to discuss ceasefire violations by…

Air rage over the Knee Defender: 6 things about the device

On August 26, it was reported that a United States plane had to be diverted after an argument broke out over a passenger’s use of a Knee Defender. Originally slated to land in Denver, the United Airlines flight was forced to stop in Chicago, where authorities addressed the problem. Here are 6 things about the device that caused the ruckus….

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