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Scientists identify four personality types

Personality tests are hugely popular, though if you ask working psychologists, they’ll tell you the results are little better than astrological signs. But a new study, based on huge sets of personality data representing 1.5 million people, has persuaded one of the staunchest critics of personality …

Northwestern University

Trump's score-settling creates jarring contrast

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's wild weekend showed just how abnormal his presidency has become, even if his breaching of conventional decorum has lost the power to shock.<p>The President, ensconced at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, spent Saturday and Sunday on Twitter venting at the FBI director he fired, …

Donald Trump

Video shows the terrifying moment a window falls out during a packed Air India flight

This is the horrifying moment a flight attendant tries to fix a window panel which has fallen off during a packed flight - less than 24 hours after a woman died when she was sucked through a plane window.<p>The footage shows the aftermath of severe turbulence which had caused the frame to come loose …

‘I Just Wanted to Live,’ Says Man Who Wrested Rifle From Waffle House Gunman

NASHVILLE — The young woman, bandaged and shrouded in bedsheets, began to cry when James Shaw Jr. walked into Room No. 26 on Monday morning. Then, as the woman’s father drew near, one of Vanderbilt University Medical Center’s trauma surgeons turned to him: “Have you met James? James saved a lot of …

Crime

`Buckets of Money' Case Tests Power of SEC Judges in Trump Era

The U.S. Supreme Court considered bolstering the president’s power over federal agencies in a clash over the constitutional status of the in-house …

Michael Bloomberg Pledged $4.5 Million to Uphold U.S. Commitment to the Paris Agreement

Michael Bloomberg has pledged $4.5 million to support the Paris climate agreement, as the administration of President Donald Trump retreats from the …

The Rocky Mountains Have A Dust Problem

A menace lurks beneath the snow high up in the southern Rocky Mountains: dust. Lots and lots of dust.<p>This dust speeds up spring water runoff, causing intense melting and streams to peak weeks earlier than usual — which wreaks havoc throughout the alpine ecosystem. Water managers and fire …

Colorado River

CDC chief makes $375K, far exceeding his predecessors' pay

NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the nation’s top public health agency is getting paid nearly twice what his predecessor made and far more than other past directors, government officials confirmed.<p>Dr. Robert Redfield Jr., 66, has long career as a top HIV researcher, but he had no experience working …

Public Health

Pruitt support in Senate erodes as GOP lawmakers seek hearings

Energy Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski says she plans to have him testify to her committee in May.<p>Scott Pruitt’s wall of GOP support is developing new cracks, with three key Senate defenders calling for hearings into the embattled EPA administrator's recent controversies — and Sen. Lisa Murkowski …

A Judge Has Ordered Arrests Over Killing of a Canadian in the Peruvian Amazon

A judge in Peru ordered the arrest of two men Monday for allegedly lynching a Canadian man last week in the Amazon, Reuters reports.<p>Sebastian …

Mysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Construction workers in Iran may have unearthed the mummified remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the father of the …

New ad accuses Paul of siding with terrorists

A dark-money group is airing commercials in Kentucky to pressure him on CIA nominee Gina Haspel.<p>Rand Paul's opposition to Gina Haspel’s nomination to run the CIA has spurred his opponents to action, with a television ad campaign popping up Tuesday accusing him of representing the interests of …

The bizarre holes NASA found in the Arctic sea ice are actually a sign of a more worrying trend

On April 14, a group of NASA scientists were flying over the Beaufort Sea, north of Alaska and the Canadian border, when they saw something puzzling: Three holes in the sea ice with what look like rings around them and some wavy ice to their left.<p>“I don’t recall seeing this sort of thing …

Historian stole nearly 300 dog tags of WWII fallen soldiers from National Archives, authorities say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hundreds of World War II dog tags disappeared for years as Antonin DeHays constantly visited the National Archives.<p>On Monday, the 33-year-old historian was sentenced in federal court to 364 days in prison for stealing the artifacts. He sold most of them on eBay and elsewhere, the Department …

Megachurch founder quits amid sexual misconduct allegations

SOUTH BARRINGTON, Ill. (AP) — The founder of a Chicago-area evangelical church that grew to become one of the largest in the nation is stepping down, …

Video shows U.S. agents trying to dump injured man over Mexican border

Mexico<p>WASHINGTON — A video obtained by NBC News shows U.S. Border Patrol agents attempting to break international law by forcing an injured and mentally unstable man back into Mexico by falsely claiming that he is not in their custody, failing to identify him and assuming he is Mexican because "he …

Latino News

NRA, In New Document, Acknowledges More Than 20 Russian-Linked Contributors

The National Rifle Association has accepted contributions from about 23 Russians, or Americans living in Russia, since 2015, the gun rights group acknowledged to Congress.<p>The NRA said in a letter to Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., unveiled on Wednesday, that the sum it received from those people was just …

NRA

Gulf Stream system at its weakest in 1,600 years, study shows

<b>(CNN) —</b> A key component of the global oceanic circulatory system, which includes the Atlantic's Gulf Stream, is at its weakest in more than 1,600 years, a new study has found.<p>Research recently published in science journal Nature by the University College London (UCL) and Woods Hole Oceanographic …

Gulf Stream

Sex Claims Against Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri Vividly Detailed in Report

He blindfolded and bound a woman to exercise equipment, spanked her, and tried to kiss her without her consent.<p>Those are among the scandalous allegations against Gov. Eric Greitens of Missouri that were released in a legislative report on Wednesday that has put the first-term Republican governor’s …

US Border Patrol agent faces murder charge in shooting across US-Mexican border

US border agent Lonnie Swartz is accused of shooting dead a stone-throwing teenager on the Mexican side of the border. The murder trial is believed …

A Nevada teen called his congressman and dropped an F-bomb while demanding action on guns. His school suspended him

<b>(CNN) —</b> Noah Christiansen admits he could have used better language when he called his congressman's office and used the F-word to demand action on gun control.<p>After the call, a congressional aide notified the Nevada teen's school, which suspended him for two days.<p>Now Christiansen, 17, is at the …

Gun Control

A Texas Republican Brought This Chart To An Important Hearing And Everyone Is Very Confused

Several hours into Attorney General Jeff Sessions' testimony on Capitol Hill on Tuesday, Rep. Louie Gohmert, a Texas Republican, had a staff member display a giant sign behind him, detailing alleged connections between the Obama Justice Department and Russian interests — as well as a number of …

Hillary Clinton

Fox News's Shepard Smith debunks his network's favorite Hillary Clinton 'scandal,' infuriates viewers

By Fred Barbash<p>Fred Barbash<p>Editor of the Morning Mix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Fox News anchor Shepard Smith debunked what his own network has called the Hillary Clinton uranium “scandal,” infuriating Fox viewers, some of whom suggested that he ought to work for CNN or MSNBC.<p>Smith’s critique, which called …

Hillary Clinton

What Explains U.S. Mass Shootings? International Comparisons Suggest an Answer

When the world looks at the United States, it sees a land of exceptions: a time-tested if noisy democracy, a crusader in foreign policy, an exporter of beloved music and film.<p>But there is one quirk that consistently puzzles America’s fans and critics alike. Why, they ask, does it experience so many …

Mass Shootings

The Latest: Trump questions presidents' calls to bereaved

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's suggestion that his predecessors fell short in honoring the nation's fallen (all times …

A 'Yellow Dog Contract' And Other Jabs During Supreme Court Opening Arguments

Whose ox is being illegally gored? That was the question in the first case argued Monday at the U.S. Supreme Court, the first of the new 2017 term.<p>The case may sound technical — a clash between two federal statutes. But at stake are the rights of tens of million private-sector nonunion employees.<p>A …

Heckled And Disrupted, White Supremacists Held A Not-So-Secret Meeting In Tennessee

Protesters crashed Stormfront's closed-door conference in the woods.<p>Something old, something new, some neo-Nazis and some anti-fascists, too.<p>On Saturday at Cumberland Mountain State Park in Crossville, Tennessee, a wedding party unwittingly shared space with about 30 white supremacists attending a …

Republicans Won’t Rule Out Tax Hikes for Some in the Middle Class

WASHINGTON — President Trump and Republican leaders have positioned their sweeping tax rewrite as a way to cut taxes on the middle class. But some top officials are now saying the plan may not benefit everyone in that income group.<p>The acknowledgment could complicate the administration’s ability to …

Pat Robertson Blames Las Vegas Massacre On 'Disrespect' For Donald Trump

The TV preacher also blamed protests during the national anthem.<p>TV preacher Pat Robertson says the massacre in Las Vegas was caused by lack of respect for President Donald Trump, protests during the national anthem and the country having no “vision of God.”<p>“There is profound disrespect for our …