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Lawbreaking Particles May Point to a Previously Unknown Force in the Universe

For decades physicists have sought signs of misbehaving particles—evidence of subtle cracks in the “Standard Model” of particle physics, the dominant …

A history of why the US is the only rich country without universal health care

For now, at least, the health-care fight in the US is over. The Senate bill replacing president Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act has collapsed …

2018 Yamaha Star Venture Touring Motorcycle - FIRST RIDE REVIEW

Two-up on Yamaha’s all new luxury tourer The most passengers seem to be mentioned when it comes to motorcycles are on the backs of t-shirts that they …

How can Mike Pence get away with outrageous lies about the health care bill?

<b>Mike Pence (Getty/Bill Ingalls)</b><p>GOP’s health care bill now involves blatant falsehoods — because their voters will literally believe anything<p>Bob Cesca<p>July 17, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>You’re not insane. The congressional Republicans and the White House are absolutely lying about the impact of Trumpcare, and …

Feel like you’re zooming over Pluto and its moon Charon with NASA’s new 3D animations

Solar System

Young American Men Are Choosing Video Games Over Work in Staggering Numbers

New research has found a surprising culprit for the serious decline in working hours among young American men over the last 15 years: video games.<p>The …

Trump is ushering in a dark new conservatism | Timothy Snyder

If Republicans do not wish to repeat the mistakes of the German conservatives of the 1930s, they had better find their courage – and their conservatism – fast<p>Timothy Snyder is the Levin professor of history at Yale University<p>In his committed mendacity, his nostalgia for the 1930s, and his …

Political Science

10 homes that make clever use of lightwells to bring daylight in

We've selected 10 popular projects from Dezeen's Pinterest boards that show how lightwells can be used to channel daylight down into parts of the …

Architecture

The NRA Has Entered the Province of Cowards

Over the past few weeks, the National Rifle Association has deployed several hyperbolic, incoherent, irresponsible, and divisive videos demonizing …

End Times for the American Republic?

Two historians discuss today’s political climate and whether it has parallels with other periods.<p>The election of Donald Trump, and the early days of his presidency, have driven many Americans to rummage through history in search of context and understanding. Trump himself has been compared to …

The Tardigrade Will Be the Last Living Thing On Earth

Water bears shall inherit the planet.<p>I hate to break it to you, but humans probably don't have that much longer before we go extinct—somewhere between 100 years and 5 billion years, depending on who you ask. Obviously, a human extinction event is unprecedented and incredibly hard to predict with …

To Donald Trump, Jr., from Russia with Love

The tangled explanations offered for why Donald Trump, Jr., agreed to a meeting last June with a Russian lawyer named Natalia Veselnitskaya have …

Used car 'time bomb' complicates auto industry transformation, new report says

The historic transformation of the automobile industry will generate billions to trillions of dollars for companies and investors. But for traditional automakers, the road ahead will be bumpy, risky and expensive.<p>That's the assessment of consulting firm AlixPartners, which released an extensive …

Automotive Industry

Bryce Alford looks to seize opportunity with Warriors

LAS VEGAS — It didn’t take Bryce Alford long to learn that an elite college pedigree doesn’t necessarily translate to an NBA contract. During his …

Negotiate Anything With This Three-Point Plan

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images Negotiation is a messy, stressful process. But redditor B1aze688 breaks it down into three fundamental elements: The …

The Trump administration isn’t a farce. It’s a tragedy.

Like Watergate, this is an era of low comedy and high fear.<p>This must be what it was like to live through Watergate.<p>The disorientation, the confusion, the half-truth, the shock, the dark humor. I think of something Elizabeth Drew, the author of one of my favorite books on the era, wrote — “Watergate …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Jr. astonishes America

Frida Ghitis is a world affairs columnist for The Miami Herald and World Politics Review, and a former CNN producer and correspondent. The views …

Donald Trump Jr. Appears To Have Violated Election Law, Democrats Say

WASHINGTON ― By exchanging emails about potentially incriminating information about former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton last …

Republicans can't give Trump team a pass on this one

Julian Zelizer, a history and public affairs professor at Princeton University and a CNN political analyst, is the author of "The Fierce Urgency of …

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People Are Sharing This Australian Journalist’s Brutal Takedown Of Trump’s Foreign Policy

"He was an uneasy, lonely, awkward figure at this gathering."<p>Chris Uhlmann, the political editor of the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC), has been in Hamburg, Germany, covering the Group of 20 nations conference over the past few days.<p>On Sunday morning Australia time, he delivered a set …

Trump EPA to hold unneeded 'critique' to challenge climate science

The best analog to EPA administrator Scott Pruitt's latest action might be for the U.S. Geological Survey to undertake a "scientific critique" of …

Trump Team Met With Lawyer Linked to Kremlin During Campaign

Two weeks after Donald J. Trump clinched the Republican presidential nomination last year, his eldest son arranged a meeting at Trump Tower in Manhattan with a Russian lawyer who has connections to the Kremlin, according to confidential government records described to The New York Times.<p>The …

North Bay SMART Train Offering Free Preview Rides

SONOMA COUNTY (CBS SF) – The Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit District has scheduled eight additional days of free preview train rides between Sonoma …

Sonoma County

The Falsehood at the Core of Trump's Warsaw Speech

The problem was not so much the speech as the speaker.<p>Sunday was “trivialize violence against the media” day for President Trump. Thursday was “fly to Warsaw and champion Western values day.”<p>As presidential speeches go, Trump’s address in Warsaw was fair. Ish. If you forget who is speaking and what …

Forming an Our Revolution Local Group

Forming an Our Revolution Local Group<p>Contents:<p>Intro<p>Finding a Space in Your Community:<p>Ideological Space<br>• Demographic Space<br>• Physical and Temporal …

CNN Rumored To Have Transcript Of ‘Treasonous’ Phone Call Between Kushner, Bannon And Russian Officials

CNN is rumored to be in possession of transcripts of phone calls between Jared Kushner, Steve Bannon, and Russian officials in what could be a …

Trump Hails Poland as a Beacon of Freedom. Rights Groups Beg to Differ.

President Trump praised Poland’s democratic values in a speech on Thursday and lauded the country as a beacon.<p>“I am here today not just to visit an old ally, but to hold it up as an example for others who seek freedom,” Mr. Trump told a crowd in Warsaw.<p>Not everyone agrees. Since Poland’s …

The Day John Lennon Met Paul McCartney and Changed Music Forever

On July 6, 1957—60 years ago today—John met Paul. And music was never the same.<p>If you’re someone whose heart harbors notions of true romanticism, you …

This Quantum Theory Predicts That The Future Might Be Influencing The Past

No, seriously.<p>One of the weirder aspects of quantum mechanics could be explained by an equally weird idea – that causation can run backwards in time …