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Something is seriously off about this president

President Trump in three very different settings over the past few days reminded us how unsuited he is for the job. Increasingly, his presidency is defined by blatant lies, an empathy deficit and a frightful lack of ability to navigate through dire international crises. Each has been on display.<p>In …

Donald Trump

NASA takes steps to save human civilisation from Yellowstone Supervolcano: 7 things to know

This volcano is situated in the Yellowstone National Park located in the US. It is defined as one of the major natural threat to the human …

Hizbul Mujahideen names Mohammad Bin Qasim as new commander

Hizbul Mujahideen named Mohammad Bin Qasim as its new operational chief on Monday, a day after its commander Yasin Itoo was killed in a gunfight with …

Pakistan

Jobs, Climate and Steel Highlight Trump’s Effect on the G-20

Donald Trump’s debut Group of 20 summit yielded a concluding statement covered with the U.S. president’s fingerprints. While the meeting was marred …

Fossil Fuels

Retracted CNN story a boon for president at war with media

NEW YORK (AP) — For a president seemingly at perpetual war with "fake news," the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald Trump Russian connection is a gift from the political gods when the struggling effort to pass a health bill dominates the headlines.<p>The White …

Paul Ryan Explains Why 22 Million Will Be Uninsured, and He’s Got a Point

WASHINGTON — Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday defended the Republican health care plan that would mean over 22 million more people would be uninsured, arguing the uninsured would only be exercising their new freedom to do so.<p>“What they’re basically saying at the Congressional Budget Office is if you’re …

Health Care

Is mindfulness meditation good for kids? Here’s what the science actually says. - Vox

Meditation is meant to help students deal with stress. But the hype is outpacing the evidence.<p>Welcome to <i>Show Me the Evidence</i><i>,</i> where we go beyond the frenzy of daily headlines to take a deeper look at the state of science around the most pressing health questions of the day.<p>The juniors and seniors …

Read James Comey's full farewell letter

CNN obtained a letter Comey presumably sent out to his friends and FBI staff after President Donald Trump officially removed him from office.<p>“I’m not …

Texas 'sanctuary cities' law puts state at center of immigration debate

AUSTIN — A new state law aimed at getting local law enforcement officials more involved in federal immigration enforcement efforts could place Texas at the center of a national fight against laws perceived as anti-immigrant, activists and officials said Monday.<p>Legal teams at the ACLU of Texas are …

10 traditional types of German jokes

When you get a country's humor, you're a step further in understanding its culture. Some of these 10 different types of German jokes may get lost in …

This woman helped the Union win the Civil War, but not in the glamorous way many people think

Anna Ella Carroll became a confidante of Abraham Lincoln<p>In 1870, the suffragist Matilda Gage mentioned Anna Ella Carroll in an essay concerning the …

Abraham Lincoln

AP releases in-depth review of its coverage of Nazi Germany

NEW YORK (AP) — The Associated Press has conducted an in-depth review of its operations in Nazi Germany, concluding that the news agency acted as "forthrightly and independently as possible." But the review also found AP handled some situations inadequately.<p>The review was undertaken after an …

World History

Arthur Laffer’s Theory on Tax Cuts Comes to Life Once More

WASHINGTON — A white cloth napkin, now displayed in the National Museum of American History, helped change the course of modern economics. On it, the economist Arthur Laffer in 1974 sketched a curve meant to illustrate his theory that cutting taxes would spur enough economic growth to generate new …

Cold War: Russia Calls For New World Order As NATO Sends Troops To The Baltics And Poland

Russia wants global leaders to embrace a new world order where the U.S. and other western nations are not calling the shots, but rather sovereign …

Trump's promises hit Washington reality in first month

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is facing a humbling prospect: The same Washington buzzsaw that frustrated his 44 predecessors can pose significant hurdles for him as well.<p>In his first month in office, Trump has found the vast government machine can't be reset at a president's whim with …

Donald Trump

Nasa announces press conference on 'discovery beyond our solar system'

Nasawill hold a press conference on Wednesday to present a "discovery beyond our solar system," leading to speculation that the announcement will involve planets capable of sustaining life.<p>The agency has offered no details on the upcoming presentation other than that it will involve …

Astronomy
Middle East

Trump touts $600 million in F-35 savings, an amount similar to a cut that was already planned

President Donald Trump touted a $600-million cost reduction for the F-35 fighter jet program in remarks Monday. But that amount appears to be similar to a previously planned price slash by the Department of Defense.<p>Trump took credit for the reduction, telling reporters that the cut applies to 90 …

Aerospace

NASA Finds a Trove of Mysterious Ancient Galaxies Full of Absolutely Huge Black Holes

These blazars have some of the largest black holes ever found, suggesting that supermassive black holes form much faster than previously thought.<p>NASA scientists using the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope have found five of the oldest, brightest, and most distant "blazar" galaxies in the …

Astrophysics

If the Universe Is Expanding, What Does It Expand Into?

<i>If the universe is expanding, then what does it expand into?</i><p><b>Richard Muller:</b><p>The universe doesn't have to be expanding into anything in order to …

Piano

Astronomers spot strange, bow-like structure in Venus' atmosphere

Venus is known both as the "planet of love" and the Earth's "evil twin". And although research suggests its environment is more hellish than …

Astronomy
Rights & Freedoms

Look Up! Venus Will Be Bright and a Little Strange Tonight

Look at the sky just after sunset tonight, January 12, and you’re guaranteed to know immediately which point of light is Venus. Hint: It will be the …

Astronomy

The amazing saga of a high schooler’s painting illustrates the petty partisanship in Congress

Republicans keep removing a painting from Congress that they find offensive<p>The 115th Congress, just in its eighth day, has already reached peak partisan bickering, as the Congressional Black Caucus and House Republicans feud over a surrealist painting of animalized police officers.<p>Per Politico:<p>The …

Police Officers Nationwide Are Divided Over Race, Survey Shows

Police officers across the U.S. say their jobs are more difficult today following a series of fatal encounters involving black citizens but are …

Watch a US-led airstrike knock out an ISIS vessel near the group's last Iraq stronghold

The fight to retake Mosul from an outnumbered but entrenched ISIS force is likely to be a battle for two cities: Iraqi forces appear set to retake the eastern half of the city, but ISIS fighters still hold the western half, where future close-quarters fighting is sure to take a toll on civilians …

Military

Asymmetric structure in the supermassive black hole at the galaxy's center

The supermassive black hole candidate at the center of our Galaxy (associated with the radio source Sgr A*) is a prime candidate for studying the …

Big History

NASA's NEOWISE Mission: Two celestial bodies discovered!

Two celestial objects have been detected by NASA's NEOWISE mission, which was launched in the December of 2009.<p>Two celestial objects have been …

Walker, Peters lead Valparaiso over Illinois-Chicago 70-59

CHICAGO (AP) Tevonn Walker scored 23 points, and Alec Peters added 18 points and 11 rebounds as Valparaiso beat Illinois-Chicago 70-59, its 16th …

College Sports

Yoko, Ringo & Many More Say ‘We Are Not Afraid’

A host of major stars appear in the video for 'We Are Not Afraid,' a new song written by Nigerian singer-songwriter Majek Fashek which is raising …

Brazil