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This tiny cabin on the Greece-Turkey border generates 100% of its own energy

Istanbul-based studio SO? Architecture & Ideas has completed a tiny off-grid cabin perfect for reconnecting with the outdoors. Located in a village …

Architecture

Wisconsin police beat this black teen while he screamed for his mother

A police department in Wisconsin triggered outrage over the weekend after cell phone video surfaced of two white officers punching and tackling a 17-year-old black teenager during an arrest in a shopping mall parking lot, allegedly for refusing orders to stop and talk to them.<p>The incident began …

Shooting an 'assault weapon' helped me understand the gun debate

Opponents of assault weapons ban are winning because they have more concrete reasons to care about their guns than backers of the ban have to care about laws.<p>I pull the trigger. There is a sharp cracking sound, and the stock kicks into my shoulder. Fifty feet in front of me, the paper target …

Guns

Jared Kushner Says Palestinian Protestors Are 'Part of the Problem'

Jared Kushner told the crowd at the opening of the U.S. embassy in Jerusalem Monday that he was optimistic about the prospects for peace in the area, …

The Latest: House approves bill on Nevada nuclear waste dump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on legislation to revive the nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain (all times local):<p>11:26 a.m.<p>The House has approved an election-year bill to revive the mothballed nuclear waste dump at Nevada's Yucca Mountain despite opposition from home-state …

Nuclear Waste

Iowa governor signs restrictive abortion ban known as 'heartbeat bill'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds signed legislation on Friday that prohibits doctors from performing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat is detected.<p>The legislation, which has been called "the heartbeat bill," is widely described as the nation's most restrictive abortion ban.<p>Reynolds, a Republican, …

Sen. Bob Corker Not That Excited About The Leading Republican To Replace Him

Saying he has worked with Marsha Blackburn "for some time," he adds, "And I don't know what else to say."<p>Retiring Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) could muster up only lukewarm praise for his party’s leading contender to replace him in November’s election, and again offered kind words for the main …

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Cuomo restores voting rights to all 35,000 parolees in New York

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that he was granting conditional pardons to every parolee in the state — 35,000 — to restore their voting rights.<p>Cuomo, facing a primary challenge from the left from actress and activist Cynthia Nixon, made an end-run around the state Legislature, …

Right To Vote

Fox News Legal Analyst: Hannity ‘Can’t Have It Both Ways’ on Michael Cohen

Judge Andrew Napolitano shot down the notion that Hannity can both claim not to be Cohen’s client and retain attorney-client privilege.<p>It didn’t seem …

The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):<p>9:40 p.m.<p>Syrian-Americans have expressed anger at the missile strike on their homeland as they celebrated their country's independence day at a rally in Pennsylvania.<p>The Morning Call of Allentown reports a crowd of …

Middle East

Wireless Electric Car Charging Is Coming—And It Could Help Stabilize the Power Grid

Easy wireless power transfer could reduce anxiety on the part of consumers and utilities alike.<p>Eric AdamsView Eric Adams's …

Scrubbed clean: why a certain kind of sex is vanishing from the internet

Craigslist has shut down its renowned “personals” section, which once featured ads titled “Hot days” and “Looking to fool around tonight”. Porn performers are complaining that Google Drive is no longer allowing them to share erotic videos with private clients. Microsoft has announced new rules …

Internet

Zinke to Congresswoman asking about Japanese American confinement camps: 'Konichiwa'

Gal Gadot prompts fury over Stephen Hawking tribute

Gal Gadot has received online criticism after sharing a tribute to Stephen Hawking, following his death yesterday, aged 76.<p>The <i>Wonder Woman</i> actress has been branded 'ableist' - a term used to describe discrimination or prejudice against people who are disabled. In a Twitter tribute, she wrote: "Rest …

Gal Gadot

Stephen Hawking Was an Atheist. Here’s What He Said About God, Heaven and His Own Death

For more than 50 years, death was a poignant part of Stephen Hawking’s remarkable life.<p>The physicist, who died Wednesday at age 76, wasn’t expected …

Sen. Rand Paul announces he will oppose nominations of Pompeo and Haspel

Senator Rand Paul (R-KY) says he will oppose the nominations of Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State and Gina Haspel as CIA Director, citing specific concerns with Haspel’s participation in torture. Paul sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, which Pompeo will have to clear for confirmation.

A top House Republican just split from one of his party’s key findings on Russia. That’s a very big deal.

There's one finding in particular from House Republicans' just-closed Russia inquiry that has critics and legal experts openly questioning the entire investigation's credibility: In their 150-page report, Republicans said they could find no conclusive evidence that Russia interfered in the …

'Guardians' Director Drops a Groot Bomb He Thought Fans Knew, But They're Traumatized

Cruel James Gunn casually broke hearts in the middle of a thread about porgs.<p>The "Guardians of the Galaxy" and sequel director weighed in on a tweet asking fans to save one -- a "Star Wars" Porg or Marvel favorite Groot. In the middle of his arguments, Gunn revealed that the first Groot of …

Comics

Israeli police recommend indictment of Netanyahu on corruption charges

JERUSALEM — Israeli Prime ­Minister Benjamin Netanyahu should be indicted in two corruption cases on suspicion of accepting bribes, fraud and breach of trust, police recommended Tuesday, ramping up pressure on the leader who has served more than a decade in office.<p>After more than a year of …

Israel

SpaceX Rocket Fuels Thaw in Chilly Musk-Trump Relationship

Elon Musk’s rocky rapport with President Donald Trump appears to be on the mend, and it only took 5 million pounds of thrust to patch things …

Space Travel

The good, the bad and the ugly of living in a schoolbus full-time

There’s a new trend in the tiny house movement: living in a schoolbus, otherwise known as a “skoolie.”<p>Derek and Amy Cobia of <b>The Frugal RVer</b> didn’t live in a schoolbus at first….when they sold their home and got rid of their belongings, they bought a large 5th wheel RV with a pick-up truck to go …

RVs

These WW1 Propaganda Posters Are Gorgeous—and Seriously Messed Up

America’s involvement in the First World War was brief, but intense. For a period of 20 months, the government did its best to stir patriotic fervor, …

The next hot trend in Japan is super low-rise underwear

For the last few years high waisted pants and longline bras have been all the rage.<p>You’ll catch an occasional thong here and there, but our style …

Trump supports path to citizenship for up to 1.8 million ‘dreamers’ in new White House proposal

President Trump is proposing a path to citizenship for an estimated 1.8 million young undocumented immigrants in exchange for hard-line steps to increase border security and curb legal immigration, a trade-off swiftly opposed by key Democrats.<p>Trump's support for "dreamers" who have been in the …

Immigration

2017 was a great year for Trump fans who ignored reality

Opinion: Republicans bet on convincing voters that the bad tax bill is a good for them<p><b>Follow me at @davidhorsey on Twitter</b>

Trumps participate in NORAD Santa Tracker phone calls on Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve

'Radical homosexuals?' Anderson Cooper's contentious interview with Roy Moore's spokeswoman, annotated

<i>Anderson Cooper's Wednesday night interview with Roy Moore spokeswoman Janet Porter already had veered beyond the realm of normal political discourse when the CNN anchor posed the following question: “Do you really believe that the judges on the Alabama Court of the Judiciary are radical</i> …

Is Roy Moore Losing?

Welcome to Pollapalooza, our weekly polling roundup. (Coming to you early this week thanks to the Thanksgiving holiday.) Today’s theme song: “Walk …

White House says questioning Trump’s health based on slurring is ‘ridiculous.’ Has it forgotten 2016?

The Trump White House is apparently where self-awareness goes to die. After Candidate Trump attacked President Barack Obama relentlessly for golfing, President Trump has golfed more than Obama. After Candidate Trump ran the most bare-knuckle campaign in modern history, his family has complained …