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A Quarter Of American Adults Can't Pay All Their Monthly Bills; 44% Have Less Than $400 In Cash

There was some good news and some not so good news in the Fed's latest annual Report on the Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households.<p>First the good …

Home Ownership

Scientists Sneak A Peek At How Ladybugs Fold Their Wings

Credit: University of Tokyo<p>With the help of high-speed cameras, CT scanners and some nail-art supplies, scientists in Japan have managed to catch a glimpse of the elaborate way that ladybugs fold their wings to tuck them away.<p>The research could have implications for everything from aeronautics to …

National Academy of Sciences

Super New Moon in Gemini 25 May 2017 - Bringing the Start of a New Cycle

<b>The potent Super New Moon falls in the air sign of Gemini on May 25th, 2017.</b><p><i>This Super New Moon is going to bring the start of a new cycle, however</i> …

Alligator Seen in New Jersey Duck Pond

​It may be the last place where you'd find an animal that normally lurks in Florida waters.<p>SECAUCUS - It may be the last place where you'd find an …

New Jersey

Trump signs ‘tremendous’ deals with Saudi Arabia on his first day overseas

President Trump was received like visiting royalty in Saudi Arabia on the first leg of his maiden international trip, a five-stop marathon across the Middle East and Europe.<p>The U.S. president traveled to Saudi Arabia, Israel, Rome, Belgium and Sicily, Italy.<p>RIYADH, Saudi Arabia — President Trump …

Middle East

How Was the Moon Formed?

After the sun spun to light, the planets of the solar system began to form. But it took another hundred million years for Earth's moon to spring into …

Astronomy

Woodbridge man loses teaching license after sex assault plea

CLOSE<p>Here's what's happening May 18, 2017. STAFF VIDEO BY JOE MARTINO<p>WOODBRIDGE - A township man who is serving a four-year sentence for sexually …

5 NJ teachers accused of rape, molestation just lost their credentials

TRENTON — Five teachers lost their certificates to teach in decisions handed down this month by the state Department of Education's State Board of …

Our Moon's Clouds Are Made Of Dust, Not Water

The moon, as it turns out, has clouds — a permanent but asymmetrical mist of dust stirred up from the lunar surface by the impact of thousands of …

The Moon in the Cloud

<i>The Moon in the Cloud</i> is a light-hearted children's historical fantasy novel by Rosemary Harris, published by Faber in 1968. It is set in ancient …

Not-So-Super (New) Moon Coming Next Week

Next Thursday (May 25) brings us the moon that will come closest to the Earth in 2017.<p>This information may bring to mind the term "supermoon," …

Driver Behind Times Square Mayhem: 'I Wanted to Kill Them'

The driver behind the mayhem in New York City's Times Square that killed one and injured 22 others allegedly stated, "I wanted to kill them" and admitted to smoking PCP-laced marijuana before Thursday's violence.<p>Richard Rojas, 26, told a witness that he had wanted to kill the pedestrians of Times …

Crime

Grand Prairie teacher arrested for improper relationship with student

A Grand Prairie algebra teacher was arrested Thursday for an alleged improper relationship with a student.<p>Derek Fuller teaches Algebra I at Grand …

U.S. Shale Roars Back at OPEC

OPEC may get its members to agree to continue to tamp down oil production, but it will be a Pyrrhic victory.<p>The biggest threat to the 13-member …

Anthony Weiner Pleads Guilty to Federal Obscenity Charge

Anthony D. Weiner, the former Democratic congressman whose sexting scandals ended his political career and embroiled him in a tumultuous F.B.I. investigation of Hillary Clinton before the election, pleaded guilty to a felony on Friday, crying openly as he admitted to conduct that he knew was “as …

Crime

Driver High on Crack When He Fatally Struck Detroit Cop: Prosecutor

Steven Guzina denied bond during arraignment on multiple felonies Monday, including second-degree murder, in officer's death.<p>DETROIT, MI — A Lincoln …

Crime

Biggie Mural About to Be Destroyed, Bed-Stuy Building Owner Says

Samuel Berkowitz said he's taking the mural down as part of a renovation to add more windows.

Streetwear

A giant magnetic bridge between galaxies

Known as the Magellanic Bridge, it’s a huge stream of neutral gas stretching 75,000 light-years between the 2 Magellanic Clouds, which orbit our …

Comey, Unsettled by Trump, Is Said to Have Wanted Him Kept at a Distance

WASHINGTON — President Trump called the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, weeks after he took office and asked him when federal authorities were going to put out word that Mr. Trump was not personally under investigation, according to two people briefed on the call.<p>Mr. Comey told the president that …

Donald Trump

U.S. Navy Admiral Sentenced To Prison In Bribery Scandal

An active-duty U.S. Navy admiral was sentenced Wednesday to 18 months in prison for lying to federal authorities about his relationship with a foreign defense contractor involved in a massive bribery and fraud scandal that has engulfed more than a dozen current or former Navy officials.<p>Rear Adm. …

Corruption

Car barrels into pedestrians in New York's Times Square

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 18-year-old woman was killed and at least 22 people injured Thursday when a speeding car plowed into pedestrians in Manhattan's bustling Times Square, city officials said.<p>Police identified the woman as Alyssa Elsman, a resident of Portage, Michigan.<p>The driver of the 2009 Honda Accord -- …

Times Square

Final Obama travel tab: $100 million

The final tab for former President Obama's eight years of family travel to ski resorts, beaches and European cities has finally come in and the bill …

TMZ

18-Year-Old Killed, Dozens Hurt by Out-of-Control Driver in Times Sq.: NYPD

Richard Rojas, who has a history of drunk driving, was arrested in the crash, which left 22 people hurt.

Crime

Fox News' ex-CEO Roger Ailes dead

Media titan Roger Ailes, who resigned from his positions as chairman and CEO of Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network amid sexual harassment …

Media Industry

Soundgarden's Chris Cornell Dead at 52

Audioslave, Temple of the Dog singer dies by suicide in Detroit hotel room<p>Chris Cornell, the dynamic vocalist and guitarist whose versatile …

Music

Author was worth $38.5M when she jumped to her death

She was proof that money and success can’t buy happiness.<p>Acclaimed author Jean Stein, who spent her life chronicling Hollywood’s elite, was worth …

This teacher is the poster child for saying no to drugs

A teacher in Oklahoma already accused of bringing heroin and dozens of needles into her second-grade classroom is now facing additional charges in …

Goldenseal: A Natural Antibiotic & Cancer Fighter - Dr. Axe

Goldenseal is one of the five top-selling herbal products in the U.S. Native Americans historically used goldenseal for various health concerns …