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Special report: America’s greatest threat is a hurricane-force cyberattack

<b>For the past month,</b> Axios has been interviewing people trusted with the nation’s most sensitive secrets. We wanted to know, in this time of acute …

Emmy Nominations 2018: See the Full List of Nominees for TV's Big Night

Which small-screen stars wowed the industry this year?<p><i>Handmaid’s Tale</i> and <i>Orange Is the New Black</i> actress Samira Wiley is joining <i>The Blacklist</i> alum …

The Parkland effect: Most teens worry about school shootings

The Parkland school shooting has had a lasting effect on U.S. teenagers, with most now worried a shooting could happen at their school, according to …

The Number of Single Moms in America Is at a Record Low. Here's Why

A rise in unmarried parents living together has led to a decline of single motherhood in the U.S., according to a new report.<p>A quarter of parents …

The new blockbuster game: Hollywood's flop is China's fortune

Tech & Media<p>It had all the makings of a summer blockbuster, from its “Lord of the Rings”-style mythology to its bevy of computer-generated action scenes. But when “Warcraft,” a big-budget movie adaptation of the orcs-versus-humans video game series, hit American theaters in June 2016, it landed …

Starbucks to close 8,000 stores for racial-bias education on May 29 after arrest of two black men

By Rachel Siegel and<p>Rachel Siegel<p>National business reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Alex Horton<p>Alex Horton<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>PHILADELPHIA — Starbucks will close more than 8,000 U.S. stores for an afternoon next month to train employees as the …

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New push in UN to end Syria's chemical weapons following strikes

<b>(CNN) —</b> The United States, the United Kingdom and France are pushing for an "irreversible" end to Syria's chemical weapons program, amid furious recriminations from Russia over the effectiveness and legality of a wave of US-led missile strikes on Syrian targets.<p>UN diplomats shared with CNN a new …

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U.S. and allies warn Syria of more missile strikes if chemical attacks used again

By Anne Gearan and<p>Anne Gearan<p>White House reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Missy Ryan<p>Missy Ryan<p>Reporter covering the Pentagon, military issues and national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Western allies warned Syria on Saturday that they could launch further attacks if chemical weapons are used again, even as …

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Passenger plane with 71 aboard has crashed near Moscow, Russian officials say

By Anton Troianovski<p>Anton Troianovski<p>Moscow bureau chief covering Russia<p>Email Bio Follow<p>MOSCOW — A regional airliner flying out of one of Russia’s busiest airports crashed Sunday outside Moscow, killing all 71 people aboard, officials said.<p>Saratov Airlines Flight 703, heading from Moscow’s …

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

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Senate passes bill to renew controversial NSA spying powers

The Senate has voted to reauthorize a controversial legal authority that enables vast government surveillance programs, including spying operations used by the NSA.<p>Passed 65 to 34<p>The bill was passed 65 to 34, and now moves to President Trump’s desk. He is expected to sign it into law. Earlier this …

Stephen Hawking's expanding universes thesis breaks the internet

Demand for 1966 PhD work, made freely available for the first time, crashes Cambridge’s repository website<p>Stephen Hawking’s 1966 doctoral thesis has broken the internet after becoming available to the general public for the first time.<p>Demand for the thesis, entitled Properties of Expanding …

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10 Hard Things to Start Doing for Yourself

In 1911, two explorers, Amundsen and Scott, embarked on a race against each other to become the first known human being to set foot upon the …

Researchers just figured out how to get robots to join forces

We're so close to the megazord of our dreams.<p><i>Power Rangers</i> had Megazord. <i>Voltron</i> had, well, Voltron. Individual robots that combine to form one larger, cooler—dare we say, more badass—automaton have been a mainstay of science fiction for decades. But a new study in <i>Nature Communications</i> suggests that …

Elon Musk shares first full-body photo of SpaceX’s spacesuit

Elon Musk has shared a photo of the SpaceX spacesuit the company has designed in-house. This is the second photo shared by Musk of the new spacesuit design created by the company, and the first to feature the suit’s full-body look.<p>The first photo focused on the head and shoulders of the outfit, …

Irma slowly turns to Florida; Key West feels hurricane-force winds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Time is running out to evacuate and prepare for Hurricane Irma, officials warned Saturday night as violent winds and rains from the Category 3 storm began pounding the southern tip of Florida.<p>Irma's powerful winds and outer rain bands lashed the Florida Keys on Saturday as the massive storm …

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Former NFL star Darren Sharper has been sentenced to 18 years in drugging, rape case

Former NFL star Darren Sharper was sentenced Thursday to more than 18 years in prison for drugging women in order to rape them — double the sentence …

Watchdogs: US police shootings fueling black extremism

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — The public backlash against police shootings of black people is helping fuel the growth of black hate groups, some of which …

Wal-Mart offers 'free shipping with no minimum' to tackle Amazon's Prime Day

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) will offer free shipping with no minimum purchase on all online orders for five days starting on July 11, stepping up its battle against Amazon.com Inc’s (AMZN.O) highly publicized shopping event “Prime Day”.<p>Shopping carts are seen outside a new Wal-Mart …

10 Ways to Reduce Vacation Stress so You Can Truly Unwind

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

Family: Military changed Dallas suspect; robot use defended

DALLAS (AP) — Military service changed the Dallas gunman from an extrovert into a hermit, his parents said in an interview excerpt published …

10 Foods That Look Like the Body Parts They're Good For

Learn how you can stay healthy by noshing on these anatomically-shaped eats.<p>1 Carrot: Eye<p>Slice a carrot in half crosswise and it's easy to see that …

Xbox One Slim leaks and is 40% smaller than the original [update]

If you’ve waited to get an Xbox One, you’ll definitely be getting the nicer model.<p>The Xbox One S has leaked via the gaming forum NeoGaf (at first called the Xbox One Slim). The new model of Microsoft’s latest console will be able to support 4K video and will have a 4TB hard drive. The console …

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This Is the Best Way to Improve Every Part of Your Life

You don’t celebrate enough.<p>I’m not talking about just having fun for the sake of having fun. Plenty of scientific research shows that celebrating is …