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‘Smoking Gun’ Reveals How the Inflationary Big Bang Happened

New findings show that the universe underwent a burst of inflation that was seemingly faster than the speed of light in the first instant of its existence, throwing off a storm of exotic gravitational waves in the process.<p>The evidence comes from the BICEP2 experiment at the South Pole, which …


Former CNN Anchor Is Worried About CNN's Use Of "Breaking News"

Cable news veteran Frank Sesno asks, "how much 'breaking news' is really breaking news?"

Media Industry

Bill Gates: The Rolling Stone Interview

The richest man in the world explains how to save the planet<p>At 58, Bill Gates is not only the richest man in the world, with a fortune that now …

Japan hit by 6.3-magnitude earthquake

Earthquake off southern Japanese damages buildings and injures at least 17 people but no fatalities reported<p>A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off southern Japan early on Friday injuring 17 people as officials warned residents to be alert to the danger of landslides following the tremor.<p>There …

Natural Disasters

US regulator sues 16 banks for alleged Libor rigging

<b>A US regulator has sued 16 banks for allegedly manipulating the London interbank offered rate (Libor).</b><p>The Libor rate is used to set trillions of dollars of financial contracts, including mortgages and financial transactions around the world.<p>The regulator said the manipulation caused substantial …