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July 21, 2019

Vermont police examine drowning of boy, 4, in pool

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Montpelier Police and the Vermont Department of Children and Families are investigating the death of a 4-year-old boy who was found on the bottom of a swimming pool.
July 21, 2019

Seattle Sounders Vs Portland Timbers: Where to Watch MLS, Live Stream, Team News and Latest Odds

Two of American soccer's fiercest rivals resume hostilities on Sunday night, when the Seattle Sounders host the Portland Timbers at CenturyLink Field.
July 21, 2019

Chicago Red Stars vs. North Carolina Courage: Where to Watch, Live Stream and Odds for NWSL TV Game

Two weeks on from lifting the World Cup, the stars of the U.S. Women's National Team (USWNT) are back in league action this weekend.
July 21, 2019

A large leap for humankind – future Moon missions will embody various astronauts and extra companions

As NASA celebrates the 50th anniversary of the historic Moon landing with a live TV broadcast and events, there is a focus on recognizing the contributions of the thousands of men and women who made the Apollo 11 mission possible. This year is particularly significant for the legacy of the Apollo program because of the president’s Space Policy Directive 1, which tasks NASA with returning to the Moon by 2024. This time, the mandate requires establishing a permanent lunar base and advancing space exploration to Mars and across the solar system.
July 21, 2019

Red, white however not often blue – the science of fireworks colours, defined

In the earliest days of the United States, John Adams wrote to his wife Abigail about the celebration of independence, “It ought to be solemnized with Pomp and Parade, with Shews, Games, Sports, Guns, Bells, Bonfires and Illuminations from one End of this Continent to the other from this Time forward forever more.” “Bonfires and illuminations” refer directly to what we know as pyrotechnics and firework displays.
July 21, 2019

5 Moon-landing improvements that modified life on Earth

Much of the technology common in daily life today originates from the drive to put a human being on the Moon. This effort reached its pinnacle when Neil Armstrong stepped off the Eagle landing module onto the lunar surface 50 years ago.
July 21, 2019

Commercial supersonic plane may return to the skies

Flying faster than the speed of sound still sounds futuristic for regular people, more than 15 years after the last commercial supersonic flights ended. The planes that made those journeys, the 14 aircraft collectively known as the Concorde, flew from 1976 to 2003. It traveled three times faster than regular passenger aircraft, but the airlines that flew it couldn’t make a profit on its trips.
July 21, 2019

Sports Q: Who has one of the best outfield throwing arm you’ve ever seen?

Welcome to Boston.com’s Sports Q, our daily conversation, initiated by you and moderated by Chad Finn, about a compelling topic in Boston sports. Here’s how it works: You submit questions to Chad through Twitter, Facebook, and email. He’ll pick one each weekday to answer, then we’ll take the discussion to the comments. Chad will stop by several times per day to navigate. But you drive the conversation. 
July 21, 2019

Big league ballparks broil as warmth wave grips a lot of majors

At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park.
July 21, 2019

Orioles hit 2 residence runs off Price, cruise previous Red Sox 11-2

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Santander and Keon Broxton homered off David Price, and the Baltimore Orioles got six solid innings from rookie right-hander John Means in an 11-2 rout of the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.