Julius Sherman

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Alzheimer’s memories could be switched back on with implant

Alzheimer’s sufferers could once again remember the faces of loved ones, or find their way back home, after scientists developed a way to boost memories.<p>In a groundbreaking pilot study, US researchers recorded memories as they were being formed and then later played them back into the brains of 10 …

Trump fires back at Biden: He's 'mentally and physically' weak

President Donald Trump on Thursday called Joe Biden “weak, both mentally and physically,” suggesting he could easily beat up the former vice president, in response to Biden’s comment that he would have sought to fight Trump over his remarks about women if the two were in high school together.<p>“Crazy …

Donald Trump

McDonald's is flipping its iconic arches upside down in an unprecedented statement

People driving by a McDonald's in Lynwood, California, might be baffled by an upside-down sign. The golden arches, typically standing as an M, have been flipped over to become a W.<p>But this isn't a bizarre prank or a careless mistake. The upside-down arches are in "celebration of women everywhere," …

North Korea Signals Willingness to ‘Denuclearize,’ South Says

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong-un, has told South Korean envoys he is willing to negotiate with the United States on abandoning his country’s nuclear weapons, officials from the South said Tuesday. Mr. Kim also said he would suspend all nuclear and missile tests while such …

North Korea

Suicide bomb in Afghan capital kills young girl, wounds 22

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A suicide car bombing in the eastern part of the Afghan capital on Friday morning killed at least one person, a young girl, …

After their teacher fires a gun at school, Georgia students use opportunity to challenge Trump’s proposal

Jesse Randall Davidson wasn't a stranger, some mysterious threat from the outside. He was a bearded, bespectacled, 53-year-old social studies teacher and the play-by-play announcer for the football games at Dalton High School in northwest Georgia.<p>But when the teacher brought a gun to school, …

Gun Control

‘A horrific, horrific day’: At least 17 killed in Florida school shooting

<i>Follow Thursday’s updates here: Florida school shooting suspect booked on 17 counts of ‘murder premeditated’</i><p>PARKLAND, Fla. — A heavily armed 19-year-old who had been expelled from a South Florida high school opened fire on campus shortly before classes let out Wednesday, killing 17 people while …

Crime

Donald Trump wants to shut down the International Space Station and get ready for private space

The White House would cut off funding for the International Space Station in 2025 and lean into a future of commercially operated habitats in low-earth orbit, according to draft National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) budget documents shared with Quartz ahead of their official release …

Space Exploration

Cape Town’s water crisis is already posing a risk to public health

The water crisis hitting Cape Town is increasing the danger of diseases that surge when people do not wash their hands.<p>The four million residents of South Africa’s second-largest city are being urged to get by on 50 liters (13 gallons) of water per person per day. That leaves roughly 2 liters (0.5 …

Public Health

Trump escalates attacks on FBI leadership. This time claiming agency favored Democrats over Republicans.

President Trump on Friday accused the top leadership of the Justice Department and FBI of favoring Democrats and having “politicized the sacred investigative process,” posting an incendiary tweet hours before the expected release of a controversial congressional memo alleging surveillance abuses by …

Donald Trump

Long "dead" NASA satellite discovered alive by amateur astronomer

A long lost NASA satellite has been found alive, if not necessarily well. NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) has confirmed that an amateur …

Trump to Schumer: 'If there is no wall, there is no DACA'

President Donald Trump reiterated late Tuesday night that funding for his promised wall along the U.S.-Mexico border remains a requirement for any deal to shield undocumented immigrants brought here as children from deportation, a declaration that came hours after Senate Minority Leader Chuck …

“I’ve Got Another Nut Job Here Who Thinks He’s Running Things”: Are Trump and Kelly Heading for Divorce?

With the president and his chief of staff arguing in public, Ivanka Trump takes charge of finding a replacement.<p><b>Donald Trump’s</b> relationship with <b>John Kelly,</b> his chief of staff, fraught from the beginning, may finally have gone past the point of no return. Two prominent Republicans in frequent …

Donald Trump

A Giant Iceberg in West Antarctica Is Disintegrating, And Scientists Are Worried

We hope this isn't the start of something really bad.<p>When the fastest melting glacier in Antarctica surrenders itself to the ocean, the results can …

Antarctica

The death of the internet

If we lose this, we lose everything.<p>When I was very young, before I was on the internet — even before the internet was really a thing you could “go …

Internet

NASA Just Communicated With Our Only Spacecraft Outside The Solar System

Voyager 1 heard us from over 20 billion kilometres away.<p>In the cold darkness of interstellar space, way past the Kuiper belt, Voyager 1 is continuing …

Space

Asgardia, the world's first 'space nation', takes flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The world's first "space nation" has taken flight.<p>On November 12, Asgardia cemented its presence in outer space by launching the Asgardia-1 satellite.<p>The "nanosat" -- it is roughly the size of a loaf of bread -- undertook a two-day journey from NASA's Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia, …

ISIS is still claiming the Las Vegas shooting, and it made a more specific claim about the gunman

The Islamic State continues to claim responsibility for Sunday's deadly mass shooting in Las Vegas, reportedly on Thursday specifying its claim that the gunman had converted to Islam before his rampage.<p>The militant group, also known as ISIS, claimed in its weekly newsletter that the shooter …

Las Vegas

Tom Petty: The final interview

This is not the Tom Petty story that I intended to write.<p>Though I was more than thrilled to catch up with Petty, whom I had interviewed before, I had no clue that this would turn out to be the last, for me and for him — that he would die just a few days later after going into cardiac arrest at age …

Music

A new electric car battery lasts for 200 miles and charges in just 6 minutes

Durability Redefined<p>Major car manufacturers are now investing in electric vehicles, and one of their primary areas of focus has been the development …

Why Tesla Solar Roof Is Unlike Any Previous Tech

Tesla wants to redefine solar panels.<p>Elon Musk has big plans to change the future of solar. The Tesla solar roof, fully unveiled in August, combines …

Marilou Danley says had no idea about Las Vegas attack

The girlfriend of the Las Vegas gunman has said she had no clue that her partner was planning the violent attack that left at least 59 people dead and more than 500 wounded on Sunday.<p>Marilou Danley issued the statement on Wednesday following her return to the United States from her native …