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The U.S. Has Cut Half of Its Aid to Palestinian Refugees Pending U.N. Reform

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 22:03:19 -0500

The U.S. is the largest donor to the agency that supports millions of Palestinian refugees....
Glowing red lava rolls down slopes of Philippine volcano

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:07:22 -0500

LEGAZPI, Philippines (AP) — Glowing red lava rolled down the slopes of a Philippine volcano Tuesday morning as authorities maintained a warning of a possible hazardous eruption.....
Mar-a-Lago, President Trump's 'Winter White House,' Has Been Cited for Poor Maintenance

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 02:54:18 -0500

Health inspectors found 15 violations in the club's two main kitchens....
Feathered Dinosaur Shimmered Like a Rainbow, Fossil Reveals

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 10:47:30 -0500

Three years ago, a farmer in the Hebei province of China uncovered a mysterious fossil and brought it to the the Paleontological Museum of Liaoning. Now, after studying the find, scientists have anno....
Accused Killer Claims Missing UPenn Student Was Trying to Hit on Him

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:54:47 -0500

Blaze Bernstein was stabbed more than 20 times....
Massive oil spill spreads in East China Sea, could be world's largest in decades

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:04:36 -0500

What could be the largest oil spill since 1989's Exxon Valdez is unfolding in the East China Sea after a deadly and fiery collision between two vessels caused a tanker to sink. All 32 crew member....
Wreck of Dutch Warship Found Buried Beneath Coral

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:59:00 -0500

Divers in the blue waters around the Yucatán Peninsula have discovered three historic treasures: a sunken lighthouse and the remains of an 18th-century Dutch warship and a 19th-century British steamer....
A Double Suicide Bombing in Baghdad has Killed at Least 38 People

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 02:49:43 -0500

The explosions also wounded at least 105 people....
Washington state town wary of slow-moving landslide

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 18:45:40 -0500

UNION GAP, Wash. (AP) — A slow-moving landslide in a fertile farming region in Washington state has forced evacuations as officials prepare for what they say is inevitable — the collapse of a ridge th....
The Person Who Sent Hawaii's False Missile Alert Has Been Reassigned

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:00:31 -0500

They're "in a role that does not provide access to the warning system"....
You Lie More When Speaking a Second Language

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:29:28 -0500

It’s not a matter of proficiency: Karin is equally fluent in German and English, but her emotional experiences are bound more strongly to her mother tongue, simply because she experienced more fundame....
Kensho's Space index

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 08:58:00 -0500

Here's how Kensho's Space index fared in 2017.....
Chinese solar boom sparks global renewables boon: study

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 11:07:55 -0500

A Chinese boom in solar panel installation last year helped drive global investment in renewable clean energy technology to record levels, a new study showed Tuesday. After a dip in 2016, overall glo....
1 Woman Dead After Casino Boat Catches Fire Off Florida

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:45:26 -0500

Passengers and crew members jumped overboard to escape the burning ship....
Palestinian Leaders are Calling on President Mahmoud Abbas to Withdraw Recognition of Israel

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:40:15 -0500

The Palestine Liberation Organization’s Central Council declared it should no longer be bound by the 1993 Oslo peace accords....
Progressive eugenics is hardly history – the science and politics have just evolved

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:44:20 -0500

From a certain perspective, we're already on the road to practicing a 'progressive eugenics' not a million miles away from what was imagined historically.....
Burn, Baby, Burn: Australian Birds Steal Fire to Smoke Out Prey

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:57:00 -0500

Grassland fires that are deadly and devastating events for many kinds of wildlife are a boon to certain types of birds known as fire foragers. But in Australia, some fire-foraging birds are also fire....
'Hanging On to Life.' 4 Police Officers Shot Responding to Domestic Disturbance Call

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:38:45 -0500

The suspect was also wounded....
Dinosaur tail to be auctioned for Mexico quake reconstruction

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:34:23 -0500

By Diego Oré MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - A fossilized dinosaur tail discovered in Morocco will be auctioned on Tuesday night in Mexico to raise funds for the reconstruction of thousands of schools damage....
World's largest sea turtle could come off 'endangered' list

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:20:23 -0500

Federal ocean managers say it might be time to move the East Coast population of the world's largest turtle from the United States' list of endangered animals.....
Pope Francis Warns We're at 'the Very Limit' of Nuclear War

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 16:49:44 -0500

His comment comes after Hawaii sent out a false missile alert....
See How Trump's Approval Rating Stacks Up Against Other Presidents After One Year

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 14:30:28 -0500

Trump has ping-ponged between a low of 35% and a high of 45% during his first year in office....
Corning’s glass is half full and rising

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:15:36 -0500

We delve into the history of Corning, size up its modern business, and talk future glass innovations in automotive, computing, and pharmaceuticals with Chief Strategy Officer Jeff Evenson.....
EU parliament calls for ban on electric pulse fishing

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 13:56:41 -0500

The European Parliament called Tuesday for a ban on electric pulse fishing in the European Union, defying Brussels which wants the experimental practice in the North Sea done on a larger scale. The p....
A Floor Collapsed Inside the Jakarta Stock Exchange, Injuring More Than 50

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 03:12:34 -0500

Most of the injured were college students visiting the stock exchange on a tour....
NASA raises safety concerns over Boeing, SpaceX spacecraft

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 11:44:55 -0500

Space.com Managing Editor Tariq Malik on NASA's warning about Boeing and SpaceX spacecraft.....
New discovery of water on Mars could help future missions to the planet

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:45:05 -0500

Scientists found eight sites with evidence of ice beneath the martian surface. These discoveries were made based on recent images sent back by NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter.....
Canada Debt Survey: A Third Of Canadians Can't Make Their Monthly Payments

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 08:15:00 -0500

As Canadians prepare for a possible interest rate hike from the Bank of Canada this week, a new study is warning that the country's indebted consumers are increasingly struggling to keep up with their....
Video Shows Firefighter Catching Child Tossed From Burning Building

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:28:20 -0500

“We were catching babies like a football"....
The Trump Administration Is Appealing a Ruling That Blocked Its Plan to End DACA Protections

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 16:43:46 -0500

A judge temporarily blocked the decision to end protections for young immigrants....
Australia offers cash for Great Barrier Reef rescue ideas

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 22:55:52 -0500

Australia is calling on the world's top scientific minds to help save the Great Barrier Reef, offering hundreds of thousands of dollars to fund research into protecting the world's largest living stru....
The Real Meaning of the Separation of Church and State

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 07:00:41 -0500

It is too important a concept to be misused....
Britannia, Druids and the surprisingly modern origins of myths

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 06:49:04 -0500

We think of the Druids as being embedded in British culture from the mists of ancient times. But what we think we know about Druids is of surprisingly modern provenance.....
NASA Has First Close Look at Distant Galaxy From Dawn of the Universe

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 06:47:11 -0500

NASA’s Hubble Telescope has captured a picture of the young SPT0615-JD galaxy, which existed more than 13 billion years ago. While astronomers have observed some galaxies at this distance, they have ....
Biologists sniff out another method that microbes use to make methane

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 17:03:38 -0500

News brief: Every year, microbes produce hundreds of millions of tons of methane, a greenhouse gas that’s more potent than carbon dioxide. Scientists had thought the job was done exclusively through m....
Woman Charged With Murder in Death of Second Infant in 5 Years

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 09:36:08 -0500

She was previously convicted of second-degree manslaughter in 2011....
EMILY'S List President: Trump Has Empowered American Women — By Accident

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 12:16:31 -0500

Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY's List, shares how she thinks President Trump has affected women during his first year in office.....
Suffering from writer's block? A simple cup of tea gets the creative juices going, scientists say

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 15:48:12 -0500

A simple cup of tea sparks an instant burst of brainpower and creativity, according to a new study - within minutes of drinking a brew. Volunteers in the study almost immediately scored better results....
Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 13:08:43 -0500

"Day zero" is forecast to be April 22....
Humans frozen by cryogenics ‘could be brought back to life in 10 years’

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 05:23:36 -0500

Could this lead to immortality?....
Steyn: Potentially dangerous 'duopoly' with Google-Facebook

Mon, 15 Jan 2018 20:59:06 -0500

Two lawsuits against Google and Twitter argue tech companies favor liberal and moderate voices and have a bias against conservatives. #Tucker....