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'Substantial evidence' the universe is a hologram

International team of researchers carry out observational tests of holographic cosmology.<p>Scientists have found 'evidence' that the universe is a …

Trump's pick for top diplomat takes tough line on Moscow

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barraged by questions about Russia, Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state promised a far more muscular approach toward the Kremlin on Wednesday, abandoning much of the president-elect's emphasis on improving ties between the Cold War foes. Instead, Rex Tillerson suggested the …

Our 23 Favorite Vegetarian Recipes of 2016

Vegetarian cooking has thankfully outgrown its niche and has fully entered the mainstream these past few years. It's no longer necessary to hide or …

Cooking

Donald Trump and the Triumph of Climate-Change Denial

The science of man-made global warming has only grown more conclusive. So why have Republicans become less convinced it’s real over the past decade and a half?<p>Denial of the broad scientific consensus that human activity is the primary cause of global warming could become a guiding principle of …

Climate

China Stocks Erase Loss as Builders Get Official Boost

China stocks rose in afternoon trading to erase earlier losses as investors bet on state-backed builders after the government announced a spending …

Kim Jong Un orders North Koreans to celebrate his grandmother on Christmas

Kim Jong Un is the Grinch who stole Christmas.<p>North Korea’s tubby tyrant wants the few Christians in the hermit state to spread cheer only to celebrate his grandma, Kim Jong Suk – not the birth of Jesus.<p>Jong Suk — who was born on Christmas Eve in 1919 — was an anti-Japanese guerrilla and Communist …

China resumes ties with Sao Tome in triumph over Taiwan

BEIJING (AP) — China and Sao Tome and Principe officially resumed diplomatic relations Monday in a triumph for Beijing over rival Taiwan after the …

China

With Russian meddling, truth is as disturbing as fiction

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four years ago, I decided to take a stab at writing my first book. I intended it to be fiction. I may have failed.<p>Given my background in politics, and the adage that you should write what you know, a political thriller seemed appropriate.<p>My story posed a basic question.<p>What if leaders of a …

Trump aides ask of Russian meddling: Does it matter?

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's top aides on Sunday said the president-elect isn't ready to accept the finding by intelligence officials that Moscow …

Donald Trump