Edward VanBeek

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Planes launched off US carrier in Gulf pound IS militants

ABOARD THE USS EISENHOWER (AP) — One after another, fighter jets catapult from the flight deck of the USS Eisenhower, a thousand-foot (305-meter) …

Middle East

German bomb plot suspect kills self in Saxony prison cell

BERLIN (AP) — A 22-year-old Syrian man arrested in Germany for a suspected Islamic extremist bomb plot killed himself Wednesday in a prison cell in …

New Theory of the Higgs Boson Could Explain Why Gravity Is So Weak

A new theory suggests that missing extra copies of the Higgs boson might explain why gravity is so much weaker than it should be.<p>Something is seriously wrong with gravity, and nobody's quite sure why.<p>The problem is that gravity is too weak. Out of the four fundamental physical forces in the …