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This, say firefighters, is what could happen if you park in front of a hydrant

<b>(CNN) —</b> After finding a car illegally parked in front of a hydrant, a group of firefighters decided to teach its owner a lesson.<p>The New Jersey firefighters responded to a house fire in Hamilton Township on Thursday, CNN affiliate WPVI reported. When they reached the scene at about 1 a.m., flames …

New Jersey

Genius New Therapy Has Wiped Out Incurable Cancer in Three Patients

Here's how it works.<p>A Florida woman diagnosed with advanced breast cancer, generally considered incurable, is free of the disease two-and-a-half …

Cancer

Jim Acosta’s ASTOUNDING HYPOCRISY surfaces yet again…

So this time the great Stephen Miller noted the hypocrisy between Jim Acosta’s reaction to Kim Kardashian visiting Trump to talk about prison reform. …

Donald Trump

The Wild Physics of a Firefighter's Window Catch

Are superheroes real? Maybe. In this recently released video, a firefighter in Latvia catches a man falling past a window. Let me tell you something. …

Physics

Coal isn’t coming back. Just ask the Trump administration.

Administration's own data demolish Trump's rosy rhetoric and reveal coal isn't coming back.<p>Total fossil fuel use in the power sector dropped to its …

Fossil Fuels

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

Donald Trump

Stacey Abrams stands out in a record year for women -- she hopes to be the first black female governor

<b>Atlanta (CNN) —</b> "The security guard refused to allow us inside."<p>A young Stacey Abrams had traveled with her parents on a city bus to the Georgia Governor's Mansion so she could be honored along with the state's other top students.<p>It was a moment of immense pride for Abrams, the Avondale High School …

Doug Jones

The Pressure Inside Every Proton is 10x That Inside Neutron Stars

Neutron stars are famous for combining a very high-density with a very small radius. As the remnants of massive stars that have undergone …

Cougar attack kills one; 2nd man in satisfactory condition

<i>If you are viewing on the app, click here.</i><p>One man was killed and another was injured in a rare cougar attack in Washington state's Cascade foothills …

25 people hospitalized in New York from what police suspect was synthetic marijuana

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twenty-five people have been hospitalized in the same area of Brooklyn after having negative reactions from what's believed to be synthetic marijuana known as K2, according to Lt. Paul Ng with the New York Police Department.<p>There have been no fatalities, Ng said Saturday night. According to …

Cannabis

Mountain lion kills one man, injures another east of Seattle

SNOQUALMIE, Wash. — One man was killed and another injured Saturday when a mountain lion attacked them as they were riding mountain bikes in remote woods northeast of here, law enforcement said.<p>A 31-year-old man, whose name was not released, was airlifted to a Seattle hospital about 30 miles to the …

Wildlife

The Stormy Daniels payment isn’t the story. Michael Cohen is.

<i>Bob Bauer, professor of practice at New York University Law School, served as White House counsel under President Barack Obama from 2010 to 2011.</i><p>President Trump and his longtime lawyer Michael Cohen have certainly made a mess of their $130,000 payment to adult-film actress Stormy Daniels. In both …

Donald Trump

With a Trump hat and a pistol, man shows up at school shooting scene to ‘make America great again’

In the hours after a gunman killed at least 10 people at a Texas high school in the latest act of mass bloodshed on an American school campus, another man with a gun caught the attention of reporters at the scene.<p>With a pistol holstered on his hip and an American flag in his hand, the man, wearing …

Guns

This $22 Device Takes The Hassle Out of Bringing Your Lunch to Work

<b>* Say goodbye to over-spending on takeout at the office</b> <b><br>* Save money by bringing your own lunch to work</b> <b><br>* Stores up to 20 ounces for added …

Longtime xenophobe Aaron Schlossberg is having a very, very bad day

Aaron M. Schlossberg is finally paying for what’s proving to be a lengthy history of unapologetic, unabashed bigotry and xenophobia.<p>x<p>On Wednesday, …

Memories Physically Transferred Between Snails Through Strings of RNA

It just took one injection to teach these snails fear.<p>To most of us, memories are intangible, like floating photo albums existing only in the mind. …

The Multiverse Could Be Teeming With Life But Is Also Problematic, Says New Study

Hold on to your brain.<p>According to the current dominant theory, if there are other universes out there, they're not likely to have life. But now an …

Military Inquiry Finds Soldiers Were Unprepared in Deadly Niger Ambush

WASHINGTON — A Defense Department investigation of a Special Forces mission in Niger last fall found widespread problems across all levels of the military counterterrorism operation, but focused in particular on the actions of junior officers leading up to an ambush that killed four American …

Military

Republicans move to force DACA vote in defiance of Ryan

A faction of centrist lawmakers hopes to pressure GOP leaders and the president into reaching an immigration deal.<p>Centrist House Republicans are defying Speaker Paul Ryan and planning to force a floor vote shielding Dreamers from deportation, a last-ditch attempt at securing a deal on …

Google's New Voice Bot Sounds, Um, Maybe Too Real

On the first day of Google's annual conference for developers, the company showed off a robot with a voice so convincingly human that it was able to call a salon and book a haircut – never revealing that it wasn't a real person making the call.<p>CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated the new AI technology on …

Google Assistant

People have tried to stop lava from flowing. This is why they failed

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's no way to stop lava.<p>Once fissures open and the hot stuff starts flowing, it's best not to fight nature.<p>"The flows cannot be stopped, but people have tried in the past," said Benjamin Andrews, director of the Global Volcanism Program at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural …

Geology

Mueller is Ready for Trump. The President and His Lawyers Can't Say the Same.

During a four-hour practice with his legal team, Trump reportedly made it through two questions.<p>One particular source of angst for the attorneys of Donald J. Trump, American president, is the prospect of The Interview. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has requested a sit-down chat with the president …

Donald Trump

Miami police officer charged with assault denies kicking suspect

<b>(CNN) —</b> Florida prosecutors have charged a Miami police officer they say tried to kick a suspect who was being handcuffed on the ground, in an encounter captured on video.<p>Mario Figueroa, a two-year veteran of the force, was charged Tuesday with assault, a second-degree misdemeanor, after the cell …

Law Enforcement

Gary Cohn Sounds Like a Guy Who Just Escaped a Cult That Chains People to Radiators

“I feel freer, I feel rested, I feel happier.”<p>When we last checked in with <b>Gary Cohn,</b> he was basically sprinting barefoot across the North Lawn of the White House, throwing his belongings over the fence and scrambling to the other side before he could lose his nerve to bust out of the joint. After a …

China reaps benefits of U.S. solar innovation while American workers are left behind

The U.S. invented the solar cell, but China has 9 times as many solar jobs.<p>Total global employment in renewables surpassed 10 million jobs for the …

I started a business with less than $600 in just two weeks and it's already profitable after week one

As a reporter at CNBC Make It who's covered some of the most incredible ways people have made money online — including a 28-year-old whose company …

Small Business

California to require solar panels on most new homes

There's no question that solar power is entering the mainstream, but California is about to give it a giant boost. The state's Energy Commission is expected to approve new energy standards that would require solar panels on the roofs of nearly all new homes, condos and apartment buildings from 2020 …

Giuliani delivers incoherent, damaging interview about Stormy Daniels on ABC

Why on earth is this man on TV?<p>Trump attorney Rudy Giuliani, who was forced to issue a statement recanting his previous comments on Stormy Daniels …

Public Radio Organizations Buy Pocket Casts

The podcasting app would give public media additional toehold in a sector dominated by Apple<p>By<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>Benjamin Mullin<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@benmullin<p>benjamin.mullin@wsj.com<p>A coalition of public media organizations have purchased the podcasting app Pocket Casts, part of a plan to …

Radio Industry

Pence swears in openly gay Trump appointee - CNN Video

Vice President Mike Pence swears in Richard Grenell, who is openly gay, as US ambassador to Germany.

Mike Pence