(CNN) — The fireworks may be long gone but the first supermoon of 2018 is illuminating the skies across the world. NASA is calling this the "biggest and brightest" one for the entire year and so far it
Washington (CNN) — In his first tweet of the new year President Donald Trump slammed Pakistan, saying the country has given the US nothing but "lies and deceit." "The United States has foolishly given
WASHINGTON – The dispute over Roy Moore's Senate campaign has now led to a legal complaint against White House adviser Kellyanne Conway. Walter Shaub, a former government ethics official and frequent of
Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) admitted Wednesday that a nude picture of him circulating online is authentic and apologized to his constituents. Hours later, the congressman said Capitol Police is investigating
The Catalan regional parliament has voted to declare independence from Spain, while the Spanish parliament has approved direct rule over the region. Catalan MPs easily approved the move amid an opposition
Johannesburg (CNN) — An unusually widespread outbreak of the plague is menacing Madagascar. At least 33 people have died and more than 200 have been infected with plague across the country, according the
KASUKABE, Japan — The cavernous underground cisterns here north of Tokyo could hold the Statue of Liberty, a scale that underscores the site’s immense task: protecting the world’s most populous metropolis
(CNN) — In a blow to Obamacare's controversial contraceptive mandate, employers may now have more leeway to withhold birth control coverage on religious grounds, according to new rules issued by the US
In a major break with decades of rivalry, Russia and Saudi Arabia on Friday struck a slew of deals, including contracts for Russian weapons as part of a groundbreaking first visit by a Saudi monarch. Kremlin
Iraqi forces are reported to have launched an operation to recapture the last stronghold of so-called Islamic State in the country's western desert. A military source told the BBC that soldiers, Anbar
You're not the only one who feels all the feels. Scientists used to think people had six basic emotions: happiness, sadness, anger, surprise, fear, and disgust. But if that seems like an oversimplification
Sumiteru Taniguchi, who campaigned for nuclear disarmament after experiencing the US atomic bomb, has died of cancer A prominent nuclear disarmament campaigner who was delivering mail in Nagasaki when
Three chief executives from top American companies resigned from a presidential business council on Monday following President Trump’s tepid initial response to a violent weekend in Charlottesville, Va.
Dozens of cases have been dropped since the emergence of two body cam videos showing Baltimore cops seemingly manufacturing evidence. 41 cases have been dropped The controversy started last month, when
Kelly Savage, 27, was admitted following a manic episode, but died after 10 days in which he was reportedly restrained at the wrists, ankles and waist A New Zealand man has died after allegedly being tied
Donald Trump state visit 'delayed' after President 'told PM he will not come if people protest against him'
Donald Trump has reportedly told the Prime Minister he will not come to the UK on a state visit if there are large-scale protests against him, according to reports. The American President is said to have
When the traditional Hawaiian canoe Hokule'a set sail four years ago, the wayfinders on board - men and women navigating the open sea by a map of stars - vowed to seek a renewed sense of self and share
The fighting monks of Shaolin Monastery in the Pagoda Forest on Song Mountain in China are globally adored. They’re real but have been made mythical in countless martial-arts movies and the Wu Tang Clan’s
lithub.com - Edward HirschEdward Hirsch is a celebrated poet and peerless advocate for poetry. A MacArthur fellow, he has published nine books of poems and five books of prose. He has received a National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship, the Rome Prize, a Pablo Neruda Presidential Medal of Honor, and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Award for Literature. He serves as president of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation and lives in Brooklyn.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday to undo a slew of Obama-era climate change regulations, a move meant to bolster domestic energy production but
SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea fired a missile off its east coast on Wednesday, but the test apparently failed, South Korean and American military officials said. North Korea launched the missile from
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