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kentucky derby hats: who wore it best?


for fashion fans, the kentucky derby is a prime day for hats. the headwear seen saturday in louisville, kentucky ranged from classic and understated, to frilly and colorful, to offbeat and outrageous.we’ve found several of our favorite looks. now help us judge: who wore it best? vote in our polls below:(photos by john minchillo/associated press; bobby ellis/getty images; and getty images)(photos by john minchillo/associated press; michael noble jr./getty images; patrick smith/getty images)(photos by bobby ellis/getty images; gregory shamus/getty images)(photos by patrick smith/getty images; gregory shamus/getty images; and matt slocum/associated press)(photos by michael reaves/getty images; ndy lyons/getty images; and gregory shamus/getty images)(photos by bobby ellis/getty images; patrick






inside the getty images archive


videobehind the scenes at the new getty images archive, which houses over 80 million physical photos.share this withcopy this linkhttp://www.bbc.co.uk/news/av/uk-39918329/inside-the-getty-images-archiveread more about sharingclose share panel






roads turned into rivers as monsoon rains hit mumbai | india


traffic grinds to a halt as water clogs the streets of mumbai. [praful gangurde/getty images]the monsoon dropped 157mm of rain fell in 24 hours. [praful gangurde/getty images]heavy rain is fairly common at this time of year, during the summer monsoon. [praful gangurde/getty images]the monsoon typically reaches mumbai on about june 8 every year, and clears away on september 22. [praful gangurde/getty images]ninety-four percent of mumbai's rain falls during the monsoon. [praful gangurde/getty images]because the monsoon brings the vast majority of mumbai's rainfall, the exact amount that falls is very important. [praful gangurde/getty images]in 2015, the monsoon's below-average rainfall led to maharashtra's drought in the early part of 2016. [manish swarup/ap]this year, ... ially heavy monsoo






long island's most popular cars, trucks, suvs


what car models do long islanders drive? newsday compiled data from the new york department of motor vehicles and the u.s. department of transportation to determine which models had the most registrations in nassau and suffolk counties. you can check out the list below, compiled with the latest data from march 2017.50) bmw 328i(credit: getty images / oscar siagian)number on long island: 8,972 49) ford focus (credit: getty images / jens schlueter)number on long island: 8,99148) chevrolet suburban(credit: getty images / justin sullivan)number on long island: 9,450advertisementadvertise here47) hyundai tucson(credit: getty images / david mcnew)number on long island: 9,50346) gmc acadia (credit: getty images / bill pugliano)number on long island: 9,52245) bmw x5(credit: ap / chris carlson)numb






kentucky derby hats 2017 | newsday


the 143rd running of the kentucky derby at churchill downs brings out some of the most unique hats you'll ever see -- at least until next year's derby. here's a look at some of those hats from the 2017 kentucky derby. (credit: getty images / michael noble jr.)derby goers place bets at the 143rd kentucky derby at churchill downs on may 6, 2017 in louisville, ky.(credit: getty images / getty images)a woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the kentucky derby at churchill downs on may 6, 2017 in louisville, ky.(credit: getty images / getty images)a woman wearing a festive hat looks on prior to the 143rd running of the kentucky derby at churchill downs on may 6, 2017 in louisville, ky.advertisementadvertise here(credit: getty images / getty images)fans in festive hat






it's official: heidi klum won halloween with her howlingly good costume


yep, that's heidi klum. (craig barritt / getty images for svedka vodka)heidi klum had a howling evening at her annual halloween bash on tuesday.the blond supermodel transformed into the iconic werewolf featured in michael jackson's "thriller" music video for her 18th annual halloween party at moxy times square in new york city. the "project runway" host also performed a routine from the 1982 classic accompanied by a throng of zombies.klum, 44, teamed up with special-effects makeup studio prorenfx to create her costume and shared clips from the lengthy process on social media."it takes a long time to lay the prosthetics but then putting it all together, it took seven hours," klum told people. "michael jackson was always such an icon and the 'thriller' video is such an iconic video and i was






today in entertainment: heidi klum won halloween with her howlingly good costume


yep, that's heidi klum. (craig barritt / getty images for svedka vodka)heidi klum had a howling evening at her annual halloween bash on tuesday.the blond supermodel transformed into the iconic werewolf featured in michael jackson's "thriller" music video for her 18th annual halloween party at moxy times square in new york city. the "project runway" host also performed a routine from the 1982 classic accompanied by a throng of zombies.klum, 44, teamed up with special-effects makeup studio prorenfx to create her costume and shared clips from the lengthy process on social media."it takes a long time to lay the prosthetics but then putting it all together, it took seven hours," klum told people. "michael jackson was always such an icon and the 'thriller' video is such an iconic video and i was






life inside china’s ‘red army’ schools


in 2008, yang dezhi was designated a "red army primary school" — funded by china's "red nobility" of revolution-era communist commanders and their families, one of many such institutions that have been established across the country.such schools are an extreme example of the "patriotic education" which china's ruling communist party promotes to boost its legitimacy, but which critics condemn as little more than brainwashing.(fred dufour / afp/getty images)students attending the flag-raising ceremony at the yang dezhi "red army" elementary school in wenshui, china.(fred dufour / afp/getty images) students in front of a blackboard at the yang dezhi "red army" elementary school. (fred dufour / afp/getty images)students line up for lunch in their classroom.(fred dufour / afp/getty images)a stu






st. patrick's day parade 2017: see photos


(credit: john roca)parade attendees enjoy the st. patrick's day parade on fifth avenue in manhattan friday, march 17, 2017.(credit: john roca)parade attendees enjoy the st. patrick's day parade on fifth avenue in manhattan friday, march 17, 2017.(credit: john roca)parade attendees enjoy the st. patrick's day parade on fifth avenue in manhattan friday, march 17, 2017.advertisementadvertise here(credit: john roca)parade attendees enjoy the st. patrick's day parade on fifth avenue in manhattan friday, march 17, 2017.(credit: john roca)parade attendees get into the spirit of the st. patrick's day parade on fifth avenue in manhattan friday, march 17, 2017.(credit: john roca)parade attendees enjoy the st. patrick's day parade on fifth avenue in manhattan friday, march 17, 2017.(credit: getty ima






golden globes 2018 red carpet photos


by newsday.com staffupdated january 7, 2018 6:56 pm print see commentsshare share tweet share emailsee the stars arrive for the 75th annual golden globe awards, airing live on nbc from the beverly hilton hotel in beverly hills, calif., on sunday, jan. 7, 2018.mario lopezphoto credit: getty images/frederick m. brownmario lopez walks the golden globes red carpet.nancy o'dellphoto credit: getty images/frazer harrisontv personality nancy o'dell arrives at the golden globes. renee barghphoto credit: getty images/frazer harrisontv personality renee bargh attends the golden globes.allison williamsphoto credit: getty images/frazer harrisonallison williams attends the 75th annual golden globe awards."today" show hostsphoto credit: getty images/frederick m. brownal roker, sheinelle jones, natalie mo






tyson pedro vs. paul craig live round-by-round coverage


tyson pedro is an undefeated australian who has won all of his fights in the first round. he has relied primarily on submissions of late. paul craig is an undefeated scottish competitor who also has finishes in all of his victories and likewise mostly on the ground. that makes for an interesting light heavyweight matchup. round 1. craig throws a series of kicks early. he clinches but pedro counters with a hard knee to the body that stuns craig. craig uses a beautiful throw to take down pedro but pedro pops right back up. craig lands some punches from the clinch while pedro continually utilizes his knees. craig lands a nice uppercut as they separate. pedro drops craig with a straight punch and lets craig back up. craig seems okay but eats another straight punch. pedro follows with hard knee






best states 2017 - best states 2017 - u.s. news & world report - pictures


best states 2017u.s. news and world report is revealing its inaugural ranking of the best u.s. states. it gives insight into how state policies and practices affect people’s lives. the 50 states were evaluated across 68 metrics, and rankings were based on seven factors: health care, education, crime and corrections, infrastructure, opportunity, economy, and government. click through to see which states topped the list. credit: getty images/istockphoto10. vermontwhile vermont ranked 10th overall, the state was no. 1 in the category of crime and corrections, based on factors including public safety and the fairness of its prison system.credit: don landwehrle, getty images/istockphoto9. coloradoninth overall, colorado ranked first for economy among the 50 states. credit: ronda kimbrow, getty






nearly 70 cats removed from vacant home in craig – the denver post


craig, colo. — sixty-eight cats have been removed from a vacant house in the northwest colorado town of craig.the craig daily press reports (http://bit.ly/2lyucmj ) that a majority of the cats had to be euthanized due to their large numbers and feral nature.law enforcement is not releasing the name of the home owner who allowed the cats in the house and no charges were pressed.the owner contacted the craig police department and craig animal shelter in december to ask for help removing the cats, which he thought numbered about 30 at the time.animal shelter owner kelly hepworth says the owner waited too long in having the cats removed.hepworth says all but about six of the cats have to be euthanized because they are beyond being adoptable.___information from: craig daily press, http://www.cr






did you hear ... ? adam west is honored, 'bachelor in paradise' implodes and mor


a superhero was honored, a reality show was shut down, a president honored a rapper, a pop star seemed to be everywhere and a music legend got busted. here’s all that news and more from this week in entertainment.under the bat signal, ‘batman’ fans mourn their fallen herothousands of fans flooded spring street in downtown l.a. on thursday night as the bat signal was projected onto city hall in a tribute to actor adam west, who starred in the 1960s tv incarnation of “batman.” with the original 1966 batmobile and other memorabilia on site, mayor eric garcetti welcomed the "citizens of gotham" along with lapd chief charlie beck, members of west's family, burt ward (robin) and lee meriwether (catwoman in a 1966 batman movie starring west). said 50-year-old louis white, who wore a black-and-yel






getty images bans photoshopping models to look thinner thanks to french law: dig


in 2015, france passed a law that will require some commercial images with a digitally retouched model to have a label notifying viewers about the alterations. that requirement will be effective starting october 1st, 2017, and getty images is preparing for that day with a policy change of its own.announced in an email that dpreview has acquired from a reader, getty has updated its creative stills submission requirements to specify that it will no longer accept images of models whose bodies have been edited to look either thinner or larger.the law doesn't extend to minor digital edits, such as fixing skin blemishes, altering hair color, or altering nose shape; however, edits that change a model's body shape require a disclosure. in response, getty images says that starting october 1st, phot






fun facts about mets opening day in history


(credit: ap)the mets, 35-20 on opening day in franchise history, won nine consecutive season openers from 1975 to 1983. tom seaver had three of those wins.(credit: getty images / takasi watanabe)with the exception of losing on opening day each of their first eight seasons of existence (1962-1969), the mets lost on back-to-back opening days just once (1999 and 2000).(credit: getty images / don emmert)on march 31, 1998, at shea stadium, the mets and phillies combined to produce the most scoreless innings on opening day since 1926. in the bottom of the 14th inning, mets pinch-hitter alberto castillo (lifetime .192 avg.) hit a bases-loaded single off the phillies’ ricky bottalico to plate brian mcrae with the game’s only run.advertisementadvertise here(credit: newsday / j. conrad williams jr.)






mtv movie & tv awards 2017: host adam devine, red carpet, winners, more


see red carpet pictures, winners, performances and more as "pitch perfect" actor adam devine hosts the mtv movie & tv awards, which include television categories this year for the first time ever.(credit: getty images / alberto e. rodriguez)actor tracee ellis ross attends the 2017 mtv movie and tv awards at the shrine auditorium on sunday, may 7, 2017, in los angeles.(credit: afp/getty images / jean-baptiste lacroix)model amber rose arrives at the 2017 mtv movie & tv awards at the shrine auditorium in los angeles, on sunday, may 7, 2017.(credit: getty images / alberto e. rodriguez)model gigi gorgeous attends the 2017 mtv movie and tv awards at the shrine auditorium on sunday, may 7, 2017, in los angeles.advertisementadvertise here(credit: getty images / alberto e. rodriguez)tyrese gibson a






st. patrick's day parade 2017: see photos


(credit: craig ruttle)a drummer with the u.s. merchant marine academy pauses while marching along fifth avenue during the new york city st. patrick's day parade friday, march 17, 2017, in manhattan.(credit: craig ruttle)fdny members get the crowd fired up as they march during the new york city st. patrick's day parade friday, march 17, 2017, in manhattan.(credit: craig ruttle)fdny members walk behind a banner displaying an image of yadira arroyo during the new york city st. patrick's day parade friday, march 17, 2017, in manhattan. arroyo was killed thursday when jose gonzalez, 25, commandeered her ambulance and then ran her over.advertisementadvertise here(credit: craig ruttle)an fdny honor guard, carrying 343 flags representing those lost during the 2001 attack on the world trade center,






jones beach concerts set for summer 2017


country megaticket(credit: getty images / mike coppola)country megaticket, featuring luke bryan (pictured), dierks bentley, brad paisley, lady antebellum, florida georgia line and more, hits jones beach on saturday, june 3, 2017.dave matthews band(credit: getty images for john varvatos / michael kovac)dave matthews band comes to jones beach with tim reynolds on tuesday, june 6, 2017.train(credit: getty images / john medina)train performs with oar and natasha bedingfield at jones beach theater on wednesday, june 14, 2017.advertisementadvertise hereflorida georgia line(credit: getty images)florida georgia line will perform at jones beach alongside hip-hop star nelly on thursday, june 15, 2017. steve miller band(credit: newsday / randee daddona)the steve miller band and peter frampton come to






houston - la times


getty images photographer peter macdiarmid literally followed in the footsteps of world war ii combat photographers to re-shoot scenes in 2014 from d-day captured in their historical photographs. he wanted to match them as closely as possible to show the changes in 70 years. on june 6, 1944, allied troops landed along a stretch of french coastline to fight nazi germany on the beaches of normandy.drag the slider to compare the images.left: u.s. troops on the esplanade at weymouth, england, on their way to board ships bound for omaha beach for the d-day landings in normandy, june 1944. (galerie bilderwelt)right: the same scene on april 5, 2014. (peter macdiarmid / getty images)left: german prisoners are gathered and an american flag is deployed for signaling on omaha beach, normandy, in june






these diy tips save money over buying swiffer cloth refills


my swiffer sweeper and i have spent nearly 15 good years together. during that time, we’ve strolled around the house every saturday morning, picking up dust, pet hair, lint, and miscellaneous dirt that landed on the floor, under the beds, on the baseboards, and in the corners. we've developed an electrostatic relationship i never had with my broom. but it's not a cheap date.over time, i’ve probably gone through hundreds of boxes of disposable sweeper cloths. now, those swiffer cloths are not the priciest item in my cleaning arsenal, but i wanted to reduce my dependence on them by using stuff i already had around the house. dust bunnies beware—here are seven hacks i discovered:1. microfiber is magic credit: getty images tuck an inexpensive microfiber washcloth in and commence sweeping. shak






met gala 2017: celebrities hit the red carpet in nyc


the annual met gala took place at the metropolitan museum of art on monday evening, may 1, 2017, and, naturally, plenty of a-listers hit the red carpet donning their black-tie best.katy perry, pharrell williams, gisele and tom brady and vogue editor-in-chief anna wintour served as the event’s co-chairs.see photos of celebrities on the red carpet.(credit: getty images / neilson barnard)kate hudson attends the "rei kawakubo/comme des garcons: art of the in-between" costume institute gala at metropolitan museum of art on may 1, 2017 in new york city.(credit: getty images / neilson barnard)bella hadid attends the "rei kawakubo/comme des garcons: art of the in-between" costume institute gala at metropolitan museum of art on may 1, 2017 in new york city.(credit: getty images / neilson barnard)ce






brexit in pictures, from cameron's promise to may's article 50


a visual timeline of key events related to britain's decision to leave the european union.(oli scarff / getty images)jan. 23, 2013: british prime minister david cameron delivers his long-awaited speech in london on the united kingdom's relationship with the european union. cameron had promised a referendum on eu membership should the conservatives win the next election. (peter macdiarmid / getty images)sept. 18, 2014: enumerators look into a ballot box in aberdeen, scotland, as it is emptied at the count center for the scottish referendum on independence from the uk. (matt cardy / getty images)may. 7, 2015: a voter enters a polling station at the old post office in the village of brokenborough in wiltshire, england. the vote for a new government was one of the most closely fought general e






senate confirmation hearing for neil gorsuch


us supreme court nominee neil gorsuch waits for a meeting on capitol hill february 13, 2017 in washington, dc. / afp / brendan smialowski (photo credit should read brendan smialowski/afp/getty images)(photo: brendan smialowski, afp/getty images)






getty images bans photoshopping models to look thinner thanks to french law: dig


in 2015, france passed a law that will require some commercial images with a digitally retouched model to have a label notifying viewers about the alterations. that requirement will be effective starting october 1st, 2017, and getty images is preparing for that day with a policy change of its own.announced in an email that dpreview has acquired from a reader, getty has updated its creative stills submission requirements to specify that it will no longer accept images of models whose bodies have been edited to look either thinner or larger.the law doesn't extend to minor digital edits, such as fixing skin blemishes, altering hair color, or altering nose shape; however, edits that change a model's body shape require a disclosure. in response, getty images says that starting october 1st, phot






photos: continued violence against embattled president nicolas maduro has left 3


the demonstrators who have flooded venezuela’s streets in recent weeks to protest the government of embattled president nicolas maduro have faced formidable pushback: tear gas, riot shields, armored vehicles.at least 33 people have been killed and hundreds more injured since the protests began in early april.the latest clashes came on wednesday, when opposition marchers lit fires and hurled stones at security forces along caracas’ main thoroughfare, only to be doused with tear gas.(juan barreto / afp/getty images) a demonstrator catches fire after the gas tank of a police motorbike exploded during clashes in a protest against maduro in caracas. (federico parra / afp/getty images)maduro supporters demonstrate wednesday at the national electoral council in caracas before the official announc






met gala 2017: celebrities hit the red carpet in nyc


the annual met gala took place at the metropolitan museum of art on monday evening, may 1, 2017, and, naturally, plenty of a-listers hit the red carpet donning their black-tie best.katy perry, pharrell williams, gisele and tom brady and vogue editor-in-chief anna wintour served as the event’s co-chairs.see photos of celebrities on the red carpet.(credit: getty images / neilson barnard)rihanna attends the "rei kawakubo/comme des garcons: art of the in-between" costume institute gala at metropolitan museum of art on may 1, 2017 in new york city.(credit: getty images / neilson barnard)kim kardashian west attends the "rei kawakubo/comme des garcons: art of the in-between" costume institute gala at metropolitan museum of art on may 1, 2017 in new york city.(credit: getty images / dia dipasupil)






these real-life comics take retro trip to the '70s in 'i’m dying up here'


funny now, funny in 1973these real-world comics take a trip back to the comedy heyday of the sunset strip of the early ’70s for showtime’s new series “i’m dying up here.”andrew santino (bill hobbs)a fixture at l.a.’s comedy store, santino has been seen performing stand-up on comedy central as well as starring in the sitcom “mixology.” here he plays bill hobbs, a talented if occasionally self-sabotaging favorite at the fictitious club goldie’s.matt winkelmeyer / getty images for sxswandrew santino.andrew santino. (matt winkelmeyer / getty images for sxsw)al madrigal (edgar martinez)a correspondent during jon stewart’s run on “the daily show,” madrigal also co-founded the podcast network all things comedy. he portrays edgar martinez, a comic whose often easygoing approach is helped along by






gal gadot, zac efron and hailee steinfeld still shine on a soggy mtv movie & tv


actor tyler posey slides on a soaked red carpet. (jordan strauss / invision / associated press)if a hydroplaning tyler posey isn't evident enough, the red carpet at the mtv movie & tv awards was soaked by rain and hail sunday afternoon. but as usual the show went on."wonder woman" actress gal gadot, left, "black-ish" matriach tracee ellis ross and "get out" girlfriend alison williams (matt winkelmeyer / getty images, left; christopher polk / getty images, center and right)zac efron (matt winkelmeyer / getty images)hailee steinfeld (richard shotwell / invision / associated press)more photos from the mtv movie & tv awards>>






oscars 2017 red carpet pictures


pharrell williams and mimi valdes(credit: getty images / frazer harrison)producers pharrell williams and mimi valdes arrive at the 89th annual academy awards at hollywood & highland center on feb. 26, 2017, in hollywood, california.kirsten dunst(credit: getty images / frazer harrison)actor kirsten dunst arrives at the 89th annual academy awards at hollywood & highland center on feb. 26, 2017, in hollywood, california.kelly ripa(credit: getty images / kevork djansezian)tv personality kelly ripa arrives at the 89th annual academy awards at hollywood & highland center on feb. 26, 2017, in hollywood, california.advertisementadvertise hereandrew garfield(credit: getty images / frazer harrison)actor andrew garfield arrives at the 89th annual academy awards at hollywood & highland center on feb.






confirmation hearing for deputy ag nominee rod rosenstein


washington, dc - october 17: us attorney for the state of maryland, rod j. rosenstein arrives for a hearing at us district court, october 17, 2016 in washington, dc. retired marine gen. james cartwright has been charged with making false statements during a federal investigation. (photo by mark wilson/getty images)(photo: mark wilson, getty images)






mother: son shot by police suffered from ptsd, depression


tulsa, okla. (ap) — the mother of a man who was shot by tulsa police on christmas says her son had a history of mental illness and could’ve been high on a psychedelic drug.police say 31-year-old jacob craig was shot monday by an officer, who was responding to a report of a disturbance with a weapon near the hillcrest medical center. they say craig was naked and pointed a gun at the officer after he arrived on the scene.craig’s mother, kim flanagan, tells the tulsa world that her son was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder and depression after witnessing the death of his pregnant fiancee about 10 years ago.tulsa police capt. mike williams says craig was shot multiple times. the officer who shot craig hasn’t been identified.most read storiesunlimited digital access. $1 for 4 weeks.






mtv video music awards 2017 red carpet, host katy perry, winners, presenters, mo


pop star katy perry, who was nominated for five moonmen, including best pop video for "chained to the rhythm," hosted the 34th annual mtv video music awards, which aired live at 8 p.m. sunday, aug. 27, from the forum in inglewood, california.kesha, the chainsmokers, paris jackson, dj khaled and more presented sunday night, while pink, miley cyrus, kendrick lamar, ed sheeran, dnce, lorde and more performed.kendrick lamar wins video of the year(credit: getty images / kevin winter)kendrick lamar accepts the video of the year award for "humble" at the mtv video music awards at the forum on aug. 27, 2017, in inglewood, california.gal gadot presents(credit: getty images / frederick m. brown)gal gadot speaks onstage at the mtv video music awards at the forum on aug. 27, 2017, in inglewood, califo






acm awards 2017: hosts luke bryan and dierks bentley, winners, more


(credit: getty images / frazer harrison)recording artists lauren daigle (l) and reba mcentire attend the 52nd academy of country music awards at toshiba plaza on april 2, 2017 in las vegas, nevada.(credit: getty images / frazer harrison)(l-r) recording artists jimi westbrook, karen fairchild, kimberly schlapman, and phillip sweet of music group little big town attend the 52nd academy of country music awards at toshiba plaza on april 2, 2017 in las vegas, nevada.(credit: getty images / frazer harrison)nfl player eric decker (l) and singer jessie james decker attend the 52nd academy of country music awards at toshiba plaza on april 2, 2017 in las vegas, nevada.advertisementadvertise here(credit: getty images / frazer harrison)misty head (l) and recording artist sundance head attend the 52nd






acm awards 2017: hosts luke bryan and dierks bentley, winners, more


(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artist tim mcgraw performs during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017 in las vegas, nevada.(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artist faith hill performs during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017, in las vegas, nevada.(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artists thomas rhett, left, and maren morris perform during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017, in las vegas, nevada.advertisementadvertise here(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artist kelsea ballerini performs during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017, in las vegas, n






acm awards 2017: hosts luke bryan and dierks bentley, winners, more


(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artist tim mcgraw performs during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017 in las vegas, nevada.(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artist faith hill performs during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017, in las vegas, nevada.(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artists thomas rhett, left, and maren morris perform during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017, in las vegas, nevada.advertisementadvertise here(credit: getty images / ethan miller)recording artist kelsea ballerini performs during the 52nd academy of country music awards at t-mobile arena on sunday, april 2, 2017, in las vegas, n






a robot helped insert a needle into a patient's retinal vein


why it matters to you a robot's careful control of a needle has allowed doctors to completely remove the clot in retinal vein thrombosis for the first time.ommetaphobics, look away. if the idea of something touching your eye makes you a bit queasy, you certainly won’t like a medical innovation involving a robot, a needle, and your retinal vein. all the same, it’s an important development in the field of ophthalmology.belgian eye surgeons be e the first to use a surgical robot to operate on a patient with retinal vein occlusion this week, with the robot employing a truly minuscule needle to do its work. measuring barely 0.03 millimeters, the needle was used to inject a clot-dissolving drug into the patient’s retinal vein. both the robot and the needle were made specifically for the surgery