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Donald Trump Jr. to testify behind closed doors to the Senate Judiciary Committee

The Senate Judiciary Committee confirmed on Tuesday that a date has been set for Donald Trump Jr. to privately testify in front of the panel.<p>The …

Trump Thanks Putin For Ordering Expulsion Of Diplomats, Later Says It Was Sarcasm

<b>Updated Aug. 11 at 6:45 p.m. ET</b><p>President Trump said Thursday that he was "very thankful" that Russian President Vladimir Putin had ordered the expulsion of hundreds of U.S. diplomats from the country in response to sanctions — because the administration needs to cut the State Department's budget …

Donald Trump

Amazon's big rival in India just got $2.5 billion

Japanese telecom and investment giant Softbank just made sure Flipkart has plenty of cash to fight off Amazon's aggressive push into India.<p>The firm …

You may want to hold off buying that Microsoft Surface

Yikes! You should probably hold off on that Microsoft Surface purchase you're thinking about, and hopefully you haven't already been</i> …

Microsoft Surface

Greenland Is On Fire. This Is Not Normal For The Icy Nation.

NASA has called the fire “an unusual event.”<p>A massive fire has been raging in western Greenland for more than a week.<p>“In an unusual event, satellites have detected a sizable wildfire burning in Greenland,” according to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The fire was first detected …

Dark, star-filled skies draw visitors to national parks, survey finds

What do you look for in a vacation -- rest and relaxation? Gorgeous vistas? Cultural experiences? How about a view of the cosmos?<p>A new study suggests that gazing upon a naturally dark sky that is unpolluted by artificial light plays a significant role in visitors' enjoyment of national parks.<p>"There …

Snooze Alert: A Sleep Disorder May Be Harming Your Body And Brain

It's time for consumers to wake up to the risks of sleep disorders, scientists say.<p>More than 50 million adults in the U.S. have a disorder such as insomnia, restless leg syndrome or sleep apnea, according to an Institute of Medicine report. And it's now clear that a lack of sleep "not only …

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Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

It's not every day scientists get to watch a galaxy being born. But thanks in part to the bright light of a quasar, astronomers say they've identified a swirling disk of gas that's a galaxy in the making — as well as the strand of the universe's cosmic web that's been feeding it.<p>The protogalactic …

The Dark Side Of Travel Nobody's Talking About

Social media ignores the psychological and personal effects of frequent travel, according to new literature.<p>The fabulous life of a frequent traveler is a lie, researchers say ... but it's not like we didn't know this already.<p>Media -- especially social media -- makes the jet-setting life of a …

Closure Of Private Prison Forces Texas County To Plug Financial Gap

The Willacy County Correctional Center is empty now. The tall security fences and dome-like housing units set out on the coastal prairie have no one inside them.<p>One morning late last month, the prisoners rioted. They set fires and tore the place up. Guards put down the uprising in about five hours. …