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Edwin Moses: “There was no such thing as Wada [the World Anti-Doping Agency] and, in the US, I was chairman of the committee for the big six Olympic sports. I negotiated agreements to test athletes and that was the first testing outside competition.” Photograph: Simon Hofmann/Getty Images for Laureus

The number 999 is burned into Edwin Moses’s psyche. He holds the greatest winning streak in athletics for, as a two-times Olympic champion over 400m (...)

Rick and Morty: a show of mind-bending nihilism

In the olden days, people worried about young people watching too much television. Now that we’re all addicted to status updates and online fascism, w(...)

The two-engine Piper Cheyenne crashed about one mile from the Lafayette Regional Airport. Image: Google Maps

A small plane crashed into the car park of a post office in Louisiana shortly after take-off, killing five people, authorities said. The two-engine P(...)

Prof Ruth Maher, inventor of a non invasive home treatment for stress urinary incontinence called Innovo, holding an ultrasound showing the impact of her device on the pelvic floor. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Life could have been quite different for Ruth Maher. She might now be edging toward retirement from the Electricity Supply Board (ESB). Instead, she c(...)

Margaret Murray Washington in 1915 in the Library of Congress.

Margaret Murray Washington had a precarious start in life. The daughter of an Irish immigrant sharecropper and an African-American mother, who worked (...)

In Eastwood’s film, Richard Jewell, Kathy Scruggs, played by Olivia Wilde, has sex with an FBI source to get information. There is no evidence this happened.

Gerry Conlon and his father Giuseppe never shared the same prison cell. No armoured cars were used by the British forces who carried out the Bloody Su(...)

Longitude Festival. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw/The Irish Times

Longitude has announced Kendrick Lamar will headline the festival this summer. The festival will return to Marlay Park in Dublin with the artist taki(...)

 South Bend mayor Pete Buttigieg during Wednesday night’s Democratic debate in Atlanta, Georgia: He has raised huge sums of money despite being the youngest candidate in the field. Photograph:  Brendan Mcdermid/Reuters

Ten leading Democratic presidential candidates largely avoided attacking each other in a televised debate on Wednesday night, though their differences(...)

Scientists are finding that people who feel younger than their chronological age are typically healthier and more psychologically resilient than those who feel older. Photograph: iStock

Not long ago, Stephanie Heller was leaving her gym after a workout when she noticed a woman in the car park struggling to bend down. “I don’t know if(...)

A child receives a polio vaccination drop in Nkozi town, about 84 km from Uganda’s  capital city Kampala on October 19th, 2019. Photograph: Badru Katumba/AFP

In another milestone on the long, expensive and sometimes discouraging road to wiping out polio, global health officials have announced that two of th(...)

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