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“She’s in Immense Personal Jeopardy”: Even for Hope Hicks, the West Wing Got Too Hot

“Emotionally overwhelmed” by the headlines over Rob Porter, manipulated by Kelly, and interviewed by Mueller and Congress, the president’s surrogate daughter is leaving the Trump bunker at one of his toughest moments.<p>On the list of ways <b>Donald Trump’s</b> presidency has no historical precedent, staff …

Full text of Abbas’s address to the UN Security Council

<i>Below is the full text of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas’s address to the United Nations Security Council on Tuesday, as published by</i> …

Israel

This New Explanation For Dark Matter Could Be The Best One Yet

Has it been shifting forms this whole time?<p>It makes up about 85 percent of the total mass of the Universe, and yet, physicists still have no idea …

A US attack on North Korea would be catastrophic — but the US might still do it

But even though a US military strike on North Korea would be "tragic on an unbelievable scale," according to Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, that doesn't mean it's off the table.<p>At a National Committee on US-China Relations event in New York City, Samuel J. Locklear, the former head of the US …

North Korea

Trump orders review of visa program to encourage hiring Americans

KENOSHA, Wis. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Tuesday ordered a review of the U.S. visa program for bringing high-skilled foreign workers into the country, putting technology firms and the outsourcing companies that serve them on notice that possible changes may be ahead.<p>Seeking to carry out …

Immigration

Michael Phelps uses cupping to ease his muscle pain. What does science say?

When Michael Phelps took to the water to swim in the 4x100-meter relay Sunday, many noticed weird purple circles covering his right shoulder. The dots are the result of cupping, the latest alternative therapy elite athletes are using to try to recover faster and perform better.<p>But as with a lot of …

The White House requested input on artificial intelligence, and IBM’s response is a great AI 101

The field of artificial intelligence is so huge, and the potential applications so numerous, that it would be folly to try to explain it all in one — no, wait, IBM just did.<p>In June, the White House published a formal request for information, or RFI, about the possibilities and risks of AI.<p>“The …

Artificial Intelligence

These are the best arguments from the 3% of climate scientist 'skeptics.' Really.

Contrarian climate scientist Roy Spencer summed up the contrarian case for a fossil fuel and tobacco-funded think tank<p>When I give a presentation and mention the 97% expert consensus on human-caused global warming, I’m often asked, “what’s the deal with the other 3%?”. These are the publishing …

Climate Change

US defends backing event for DR Congo activists

<b>The US has defended its decision to back an event denounced by the Democratic Republic of Congo's government as an attempt to fuel unrest in the central African state.</b><p>DR Congo's security forces detained at least 18 people on Sunday, including a US diplomat and other foreign nationals, over the …

Africa