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New View Suggests Big Bang Inflation Claims Are Just Dust

Space<p>Newly released observations from the European Space Agency's Planck satellite have dealt a heavy blow to purported evidence of the universe's post-Big Bang growth spurt. Back in March, the scientists behind the South Pole Telescope campaign — known as Background Imaging of Cosmic Extragalactic …

In Texas Textbooks, Moses Is a Founding Father

Four years ago, the Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) adopted new standards, known as TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills), for social …

Teen's death aboard party bus focuses attention on a booming industry

Amy Zisette is still trying to piece together what happened that warm July night. There was music. Dancing. And unspeakable tragedy.<p>She does know that had she had been driving down the 405 Freeway and seen a bunch of teenagers standing up on an open-air, double-decker bus — so high they had to duck …

Millions in aid coming to Napa earthquake victims

The Napa Valley Community Foundation distributed $1.2 million Friday to 20 nonprofits who are helping those most in need after the Aug. 24 earthquake that struck the region — and plans to give away millions more in the coming weeks.<p>The foundation has amassed a $10.2 million fund for earthquake …

Hurricane in Cabo still has Bay Area families frantic

Ever since a hurricane turned the vacation paradise of Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, into a wrecking zone, Bay Area residents with loved ones down there have been racked with worry - and the worry is far from over.<p>Hundreds of local vacationers managed to straggle back days after Hurricane Odile struck …

Hurricane Odile: British couple missing off Mexican coast

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/regions/west/1109000/1109798_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534603506_748aa7f5a4784d3a48381d51712eaf07<p><b>A British couple have been reported missing at sea after Hurricane Odile hit Mexico last weekend.</b><p>Friends of Paul Whitehouse and Simone Wood, from …

Pet animals become victims of Ebola scare in Ivory Coast

A visit to the zoo in the economic capital Abidjan quickly demonstrated the concerns. The institution has begun to take in animals abandoned by owners, aware that wild beasts can be vectors of the highly contagious haemorrhagic fever.<p>The green cages in one section of the zoo have filled up with …

Muslim scholars appeal to Islamic State to release British hostage

Scholars from conservative strand of Islam make video appeal to Islamic State to release aid worker<p>Three high-profile British Muslim clerics have made a direct appeal to the Islamic State (Isil) to release the British hostage Alan Henning, warning that killing him would go against Islamic law.<p>The …

New Vatican panel aims to ensure marriages are forever

Pope Francis has created a commission to study how to safeguard what the church calls the everlasting bonds of marriage while streamlining annulment procedures.<p>Vatican teaching, while forbidding divorce, allows Catholics to have marriages annulled if church tribunals rule that the unions for …

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U.S. report to place Ebola worst-case projection at 550,000 cases

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa could spread to hundreds of thousands more people by the end of January, according to an estimate under development by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention that puts one worst- case scenario at 550,000 or more infections.<p>The report, scheduled to be …

Controversial anti-Islam adverts to run on New York buses

Buses and subway stations to carry anti-Islamic adverts bearing picture of James Foley shortly before he was murdered by Isil extremists<p>Anti-Islamic adverts are to appear on New York buses next week, funded by a pro-Israel group with a history of provocative campaigns.<p>One features an image of James …

US general: Arab nations need to help in Iraq

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The U.S.-led military campaign plan to retake Iraqi territory held by the Islamic State group calls for attacking the …

America's Weirdest Yard Sale Is In This Beautiful, Defunct Church (PHOTOS)

CANADENSIS, Pa. -- A man in the backwoods of Pennsylvania has turned the House of God into the House of Pogs.<p>There's plenty of mystery surrounding the defunct Our Lady of Fatima Roman Catholic church. Its front lawn boasts a gigantic, 24-hour-a-day yard sale. There hasn't been a church service …

Tempers flare during Sierra Leone's Ebola curfew

Sierra Leone's nationwide round-the-clock curfew, designed to halt the spread of the Ebola virus, triggered a clash in the streets Saturday as residents attacked a burial team clad in biohazard suits, forcing them to abandon the bodies and flee.<p>The curfew, in the second of its three days, closed …

See the Worst Place to Breathe in America

A passenger train travels through town past a refinery in Bakersfield, Calif.<br>Lexey Swall—GRAIN<p>1 of 15<p>If you think about smog, you're probably …

Residential tower in Russia engulfed in flames

A 25-story block of flats has caught fire in the Russian city of Krasnoyarsk, in south-western Siberia. Residents were evacuated as firefighters attended the scene<p>Firefighters tackled a large blaze in a tall residential building in Siberia on Sunday.<p>Emergency crews spent several hours trying to …

California King Fire expands as authorities await thunderstorms

An expanding wildfire in northern California kept nearly 3,000 people from their home on Sunday.<p>Nearly three-dozen structures have been destroyed in the King Fire, which continues to spread more than a week after it started, officials said. According to preliminary figures, 10 residences and 22 …

Giant King fire burns 10 homes, could be whipped up as weather shifts

The King fire in Northern California grew this weekend, destroying at least 10 homes, as officials worried that changing weather conditions could fuel the massive blaze even more.<p>National Weather Service meteorologist Jason Clapp said meteorologists were watching closely to see whether shifting …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

A pistol-packing pastor helps catch robbery suspect

Praise the lord . . . and pass the ammunition.<p>A pistol-packing pastor helped catch a grandmother last week who police say has been stealing dozens of packages from the front porches of homes in a Texas town, KTRK reported.<p>Pastor Benny Holmes was, to hear his wife Pat tell it, “at his wits end” …

‘King Fire’ Grows To 80,000 Acres, Destroys At Least 32 Structures

A California wildfire, which has been dubbed “King Fire,” is still growing after it scorched more than 80,000 acres and destroyed at least 32 …

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8 Things You Need To Know This AM — Sep 22 2014

Colin Farrell confirms that he's playing one of the leads in <i>True Detective</i> season 2, but who will be his co-star?<p>Your daily fit tip: Understanding …

Garth Brooks Reveals New Album Release Date

During a press conference today in Atlanta, Garth Brooks confirmed that his highly-anticipated new album will be available on November 11th, though …