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Republicans Seize on Impeachment for Edge in 2018 Midterms

WASHINGTON — As Republican leaders scramble to stave off a Democratic wave or at least mitigate their party’s losses in November, a strategy is emerging on the right for how to energize conservatives and drive a wedge between the anti-Trump left and moderate voters: warn that Democrats will …

Republicans

Massive source of ‘missing’ nitrogen could revolutionise climate change projections

A team of scientists they have solved the mystery of Earth’s “missing nitrogen”, a discovery with significant implications for climate …

Climate Change

A Bright Red Flag for Democracy

Survivors of the Parkland massacre are getting a crash course in civics, and learning that corporations are more responsive to customer concerns than lawmakers are to their constituents.<p>A week after the fatal shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, some of the high …

Gun Control

Solar power: the next generation

Scientists are working on an exciting new material called perovskite – a light sensitive crystal which could revolutionise solar power.<p>In just a few years its power conversion efficiency figure is nearly on a par with traditional silicon at around 22 per cent, and it’s some 1,000 times thinner.<p>All …

MIT Engineers Have Built a Device That Pulls Electricity Out of Thin Air

It doesn't need sunlight, batteries, or wind.<p>Temperature changes large and small are happening around us all the time, and scientists have come up …

Trump Is Winning

Are you sick and tired of it yet?<p>Donald Trump is on track to win reelection to the presidency of the United States.<p>Yes, despite Russiagate, despite shitholegate and despite whatever gate he blunders through next. Despite approval ratings that would make Nixon weep. Despite his mind-numbing …

Donald Trump

After Two Decades And 6,000 Studies, Scientists Find GMO Corn Is Actually Good For You

We'll just leave this here...<p>There is a great deal of misinformation out there regarding genetically modified organisms (GMOs).<p>From monikers like …

In Clash Between California and Trump, It’s One America Versus Another

LOS ANGELES — When drivers entered California recently from the borders with Arizona and Nevada, they were greeted with signs welcoming them to an “official sanctuary state” that is home to “felons” and “illegals.” It was a prank, but the message was clear: By entering California, they might as …

Immigration

55% of white Americans now think white people are being racially discriminated against

In August, the Justice Department decided to investigate instances of bias against whites in university admissions. Since then, campuses have been flyered with "It's okay to be white," and in November, violence erupted at the University of Connecticut during a speech about discrimination against …

Equality

It's Official: The World Bank Will Stop Fossil Fuel Financing After 2019

This is HUGE.<p>In a move sure to be celebrated by opponents of fossil fuel-based energy, the World Bank has just made a huge announcement at the One …

Fossil Fuels

Donald Trump's war on scientists has had one big side effect

ismagilov/Getty<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free newsletters.<p>There’s something different about the crop of Democrats running for …

Rep. Lamar Smith thinks global warming is awesome

What kind of person goes to the Arctic, sees the melting glaciers, the changing weather, the unusually warm temperatures and meets with a bunch of …

Global Warming

The Liberal Lie So Big It May One Day Split the Country

Opinion<p>Posted: May 13, 2017 12:01 AM<p><i>The opinions expressed by columnists are their own and do not represent the views of Townhall.com.</i><p><i>“Civilization</i> …

Jimmy Kimmel

Here's What Real Climate Scientists Have to Say About Global Warming

Too often, the media focus their attention on climate-change deniers, and as a result, when scientists speak with the press, it’s almost always a …

Climate Change

Trump Has No Foreign Policy

There's no such thing as a Trump Doctrine, folks—just an incoherent mess.<p>Whenever a new American president takes office, or even well beforehand, analysts and academics rush to discern their foreign policy “doctrine”—a grand theory that connects what might otherwise appear to be a Pollock-like …

Foreign Policy

Republicans Begin to Break With President Trump

For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump is facing significant criticism from Republican officials and conservative groups who are rattled …

Donald Trump

Suddenly, Muslims are America’s pariahs

Officers ‘just following orders’, confused children, fearful parents: with Trump’s vile ban, Islamophobia has finally burst its banks<p>Within minutes of Donald Trump signing his executive order banning the entry of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, the horror stories started coming …

Religion

California gets ready to punch back

Threats from the Trump administration to withhold federal funds from sanctuary cities have caused California to start looking for methods to not pay …

Trump Administration

Hours after Trump signs Muslim ban, Texas mosque goes up in flames

This is just tragic.<p>A Texas mosque was set on fire just hours after Trump signed an executive order restricting migration from Muslim-majority …

Here’s everything you need to know about Trump's first week in office

President Trump's first week in office was a busy one. He signed more than a dozen presidential actions, draped the Oval Office in gold and dominated headlines. Let's break it down:<p>Inauguration Day, Jan. 20<p>And so it begins. Trump’s speech was dark, like “This American carnage stops right here” …

Scientists Create A New Kind Of Matter: Time Crystals

The crystals' patterns repeat not in space, but in time.<p>Crystals are structures in which a pattern of atoms or molecules repeats in space. Now, two teams of researchers have figured out that crystals' repeating patterns can also exist through time. These "time crystals," detailed in a new paper in …

Quantum Mechanics

The president’s demolition derby: Trump wants to axe everything he doesn’t like — and he doesn’t like a lot

In a week, Trump seems to have set out to wreck government and turn over the remains to his plutocrat friends<p>We’re a week into the Trump administration and it’s pretty obvious what he’s up to. First, Donald Trump is running a demolition derby: He wants to demolish everything he doesn’t like — and …

Donald Trump

Trump is taking advice on the future of the environment from a man who denies basic science

President-elect Donald Trump has said that he does not believe the planet is warming as a result of human activity — despite the research-backed consensus reached long ago by researchers across the globe.<p>He tweeted in 2012 that "the concept of global warming was created by and for the Chinese in …

Climate