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‘We are all just mind-boggled:’ scenes from the total solar eclipse of 2017

By William Wan<p>, Reporter<p>Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>Leah Sottile<p>For one brief moment, day became night.<p>And the sun was replaced by a black circle — ringed on all sides with gleaming white fire.<p>As the Great American Eclipse made landfall in the tiny coastal town of Newport, Ore., the rowdy crowd that …

Solar Eclipse

Manchester attack: £52,000 crowdfunded for homeless 'hero' who stole from victims to be returned

Members of the public who donated more than £50,000 for a homeless man hailed as a “hero” in the Manchester Arena attack will have their money …

'Despacito' Is Officially The Biggest Song Of 2017 (Of Course)

No surprises here! “Despacito” has been named the biggest song in the U.S. of 2017 by Nielsen in the company’s annual year-end report, and it was way ahead of the next-highest title.<p>The Latin smash, which is fronted by Luis Fonsi and Daddy Yankee and which features pop star Justin Bieber, takes the …

Declassified list shows sites in Mosul with unexploded bombs

WASHINGTON (AP) — A top American military commander has declassified 81 locations of unexploded bombs dropped by the U.S.-led coalition in the battle …

War

2017 will be remembered as the year Mayweather fought McGregor and then retired — again

There will perhaps never be another year in which a sport will lose as many of its truly great figures as boxing did in 2017.<br>Floyd Mayweather took …

The NFL's day of protest

Beginning with the early game in London where several players from both the Ravens and Jaguars knelt during the national anthem, and heading into the …

Undocumented Youth Are Staging a Hunger Strike and Risking Deportation to Protest for DACA

Every day that Congress fails to come up with a permanent solution to shield DACA recipients from deportation, more and more undocumented young …

Immigration

NASA shows how Hurricane Irma changed the Caribbean's look

Hurricane devastation as seen from space puts the recent natural disasters in a whole new light. On Wednesday, NASA tweeted photos of the Caribbean island of Barbuda before and after Hurricane Irma.<p>The two photos look as if they're being seen through different-colored filters, with the image taken …

Bitcoin Is Challenging the Entire Concept of Venture Capital

In the salad days of bitcoin, venture capital firms bought into the craze in a roundabout way. Instead of simply purchasing bitcoins, they invested …