Greg DeMaria

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Sea Levels Could Rise 8 Feet: See How That Will Drown Your City

These animated videos show the findings of a new report on sea level rise, so you can fully understand that Manhattan streets and Fenway Park might be underwater by 2070.<p>By the end of the century, global sea levels could rise as much as 8.2 feet, according to a recent study. A new series of …

Sea Level

Why Donald Trump Bears Blame for Making America Less Safe

The president’s attack on a federal judge and the “court system" add to his short-sighted approach to protecting the United States.<p>On Sunday, President Trump declared that “if something happens”—the “something” in question, implicitly, being an Islamist terrorist attack<i>—</i>Americans should blame the …

Heavy fighting continues in Ukraine, killing 10 since Monday

Freezing residents of an eastern Ukraine town battered by an upsurge in fighting between government troops and Russia-backed rebels flocked to a humanitarian aid center Wednesday to receive food and warm up.<p>Heavy fighting around government-held Avdiivka, just north of the rebel-stronghold city of …

Parts of United States are heating faster than globe as a whole

Global warming obviously refers to temperature increases across the entire globe. We know the Earth is warming, we know it is human-caused, we have a pretty good idea about how much the warming will be in the future and what some of the consequences are. In fact, when it comes to the Earth’s …

Climate Change

Putin: Obama administration trying to undermine Trump's legitimacy

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday that the outgoing administration of President Barack Obama is seeking to undermine the incoming one of Donald Trump.<p>Speaking at a news conference, Putin accused the Obama administration of attempting to “undermine the legitimacy of the president-elect,” …

Donald Trump

Obama’s Secret to Surviving the White House Years: Books

Not since Lincoln has there been a president as fundamentally shaped — in his life, convictions and outlook on the world — by reading and writing as Barack Obama.<p>Last Friday, seven days before his departure from the White House, Mr. Obama sat down in the Oval Office and talked about the …

Books

Poll: Trump will take office as most unpopular president in at least 4 decades

After a tumultuous campaign and transition, President-elect Donald Trump will take the oath of office Friday as the least-popular incoming president in at least four decades, but a majority of Americans nevertheless express optimism that he will be able to fulfill campaign pledges to boost the …

Donald Trump

Trump vows ‘insurance for everybody’ in Obamacare replacement plan

President-elect Donald Trump said in a weekend interview that he is nearing completion of a plan to replace President Obama’s signature health-care law with the goal of “insurance for everybody,” while also vowing to force drug companies to negotiate directly with the government on prices in …

Health Care

Exercises help NATO fill gaps in air and missile defenses: general | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - Short-notice military exercises and forthcoming deployments will help NATO fill gaps in its air and missile defenses as it revamps its approach to deter Russia in eastern Europe, a top U.S. general said.<p>NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg addresses a news conference during a …

North Africa

Republican women increasingly fear party is alienating female voters

A growing number of prominent Republican women are worried that as members of their male-dominated party step up to defend Donald Trump against accusations of sexual assault, they are causing irreparable damage to the GOP’s deteriorating relationship with female voters.<p>Trump has faced questions …

Donald Trump

Four maps that explain the chaos of the Middle East

In Washington’s ongoing debate about the cause of the continuing chaos in the Middle East, President George W. Bush stands condemned for the 2003 intervention that pushed Iraq into civil war, while President Obama stands condemned for the nonintervention that worsened Syria’s civil war. In Libya, …

Middle East

People Walked Out of Amy Schumer's Show After She Trashed Donald Trump

Wait, have these people seen her work before?<p>If you've seen Amy Schumer's stand-up comedy, you know she doesn't suffer fools—especially people who don't treat women with respect. So it's no surprise that she goes after Donald Trump, with what he's been caught saying lately, right? Apparently it was …

Amy Schumer

Elon Musk pushes back product announcement, says it needs more refinement

An "unexpected" Tesla "product unveiling," announced by the company CEO Elon Musk earlier this month, has been unexpectedly moved to Wednesday, Musk …

Stocks slip, bond yields dip from four-month highs | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Major stock markets around the world fell on Monday and U.S. and European bond yields slipped from four-month highs amid uncertainty over the health of the global economy.<p>People walk through the lobby of the London Stock Exchange in London, Britain August 25, 2015. …

Economics

Trump ratchets up 'rigged election' claims, which Pence downplays

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and his surrogates amplified their argument over the weekend that the election is "rigged," leaving the Republican nominee more isolated as top members of the GOP -- including his own running mate -- declared their faith in the political system.<p>Trump opened Sunday with a series …

Donald Trump

Iraqi forces push toward Mosul despite sometimes fierce Islamic State resistance

Iraqi forces continue their most ambitious fight against the Islamic State.<p>Iraqi forces continue their most ambitious fight against the Islamic State.<p>ASQUF, Iraq — A force comprising thousands of Kurdish and Iraqi army soldiers wrested territory from the Islamic State outside the northern city of …

Middle East

Asian stocks mixed as traders follow US debate

BEIJING (AP) — Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday as traders followed the U.S. presidential debate between candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald …

Stock Markets

Russia accused of war crimes in Syria at UN security council session

Russia has been directly and repeatedly accused of war crimes at the UN security council in an unusually blunt session, as hopes of any form of ceasefire were flattened by the scale and ferocity of the Syrian regime’s assault on eastern Aleppo.<p>The war crimes accusations centred on the widespread …

Middle East

Clinton puts Trump on defense at first debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton forced Donald Trump onto defense over his temperament, refusal to release his taxes and his past comments about race and women during a fiery debut presidential debate Monday -- a potentially pivotal moment in a tight election campaign.<p>Clinton, who has seen her dominance of …

Government

Tim Kaine greets crowd in Spanish as Clinton introduces VP pick in Miami

Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s newly minted running mate, had barely taken his place at the podium in Miami when he started speaking Spanish.<p>Who is Tim Kaine? Clinton's 'smart political pick' for VP a bipartisan favorite<p>Read more<p>“Bienvenidos a todos en nuestro pais, porque somos Americanos todos,” …

Government

Bedlam erupts as Wasserman Schultz speaks to Florida delegates

Audience members wearing Bernie Sanders shirts shouted and yelled, waving signs that said 'Thanks for the "Help" Debbie.'<p>PHILADELPHIA — Chaos erupted as Debbie Wasserman Schultz addressed Florida delegates on Monday, with opponents upset about leaked emails jeering the outgoing Democratic National …

Government

Ansbach bomber declared support for Isis, says Bavarian official

Syrian who killed himself and injured 15 others at festival had video of pledge on his phone, says Bavarian interior minister<p>A video found on the phone of the Syrian asylum seeker who blew himself up in Ansbach in Germany shows him declaring his support for the leader of Islamic State, the Bavarian …

Extremism

Mom of slain Florida teen warned son of nightclub shootings

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — With the Orlando massacre still fresh on everyone's mind, the mother of a young man who was slain at a nightclub early Monday …

High School Basketball

Putin Calls Erdogan to Voice Support for Order in Turkey

Russian President Vladimir Putin phoned Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan to voice his support following an attempted armed coup by a faction …

Filthy Rich: Photos of Russia's Wealthy Elite and Their Hired Help

For the post-USSR aristocrat, nothing says "loaded" like your own personal servant. Photographer Lilia Li-Mi-Yan explores the relationship between master and the help in her work.<p>Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, Russian society has gone through major changes—from being the society of the …

US Senate likely to pass FBI spying bill after Orlando shooting

The US Senate is likely to pass a Republican-backed proposal to expand the Federal Bureau of Investigation's secretive surveillance powers after the …