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Nuclear Detectives Hunt Invisible Particles That Escaped the World's Largest Atom Smasher

A few years from now, if a crew of physicists gets its way, a squat building will rise above the border between France and Switzerland. This …

Physics

Dog shoots man in US while ‘horsing around’ with owner on sofa

A dog accidentally shot his owner in the leg while the two were “horsing around” on a sofa on Wednesday.<p>Richard Remme was playing with his pitbull Labrador cross-breed, Balew, at his home in Fort Dodge, Iowa, when he started to feel a burning sensation.<p>In the rough-and-tumble the pet had managed to …

Sofa

3 Americans Held in North Korea: Who They Are and How They Got There

One was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor in 2016 for an espionage conviction. Two others are scholars — one studies accounting, the other agriculture — who taught at a prestigious science and technology university before they were arrested in 2017 on suspicion of “hostile acts.”<p>All three are …

North Korea

Stephen Hawking's final paper cuts the multiverse down to size

Stephen Hawking's final paper, which aims to test a theory that proposes parallel universes, appeared today (May 2) in the Journal of High Energy Physics.<p>As Live Science reported at length in March, before the paper was peer-reviewed and officially published, it shares Hawking's final look at one …

Physics

After summit, South Korea plots 'roadmap' for Trump's meeting with Kim Jong Un | Reuters

SEOUL (Reuters) - At their first summit in more than a decade on Friday, the leaders of North and South Korea held hands, planted a tree, and signed a pledge to pursue peace on the peninsula.<p>South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un attend a banquet on the Peace House …

North Korea

If you walk 500 miles from Vienna, you could visit 30 different countries

Grab a map and take a good look at how compact Europe is as a continent. It’s worth doing as a reminder that within this small continent there are 48 …

European Travel

'White Holes' May Be the Secret Ingredient in Mysterious Dark Matter

White holes, which are theoretically the exact opposites of black holes, could constitute a major portion of the mysterious dark matter that's …

Dark Matter

That's One Reason To Suspend Nuclear Tests: North Korea's Most Recent Blast Collapsed a Mountain

Last weekend, North Korea suspended its nuclear tests and shut down the site where the last six detonations took place: underneath Mount Mantap, in …

North Korea

Volatile ruble encourages McDonald's to cook up Russian fries | Reuters

LIPETSK, Russia (Reuters) - French fries at McDonald’s restaurants from Moscow to Murmansk will be Russian from now on, as the American fast-food chain turns to homegrown potatoes to deal with rouble volatility caused by fluctuating oil prices and Western sanctions.<p>McDonald’s Corp (MCD.N), which …

McDonald's

Korean leaders seek to control optics at historic summit

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Kim Jong Un will be in uncharted territory when the third-generation autocrat walks across the border and into the southern …

North Korea

Kim Kardashian Getting Trolled For Latest Nude Post

Say what you will about <b>Kim Kardashian</b> <b></b>- the reality star knows how to sell products. When she launched her Kimoji perfume, she made $10 million in …

Finland Has Second Thoughts About Giving Free Money to Jobless People

LONDON — For more than a year, Finland has been testing the proposition that the best way to lift economic fortunes may be the simplest: Hand out money without rules or restrictions on how people use it.<p>The experiment with so-called universal basic income has captured global attention as a …

Economics

Syrian government plans to retake north Homs from rebels next: minister

DAMASCUS (Reuters) - The Syrian government plans to recover an opposition-held pocket north of Homs city soon after it completes surrender deals with armed groups around the capital Damascus, a Syrian government minister said on Tuesday.<p>Having taken back the largest rebel-held area near Damascus, …

Middle East

The Latest: Syrian-Americans express anger over missiles

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on U.S.-led missile strikes on Syria (all times local):<p>9:40 p.m.<p>Syrian-Americans have expressed anger at the missile strike on their homeland as they celebrated their country's independence day at a rally in Pennsylvania.<p>The Morning Call of Allentown reports a crowd of …

Middle East

Trump claims success in Syria, but chemical weapons remain

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Saturday declared "Mission Accomplished" for a U.S.-led allied missile attack on Syria's chemical weapons …

Middle East

U.S. and allies warn Syria of more missile strikes if chemical attacks used again

Western allies warned Syria on Saturday that they could launch further attacks if chemical weapons are used again, even as Syria’s powerful backer Russia denounced the missile strikes but gave no signs of possible retaliation.<p>The flurry of statements after Friday’s coordinated strike of U.S. cruise …

Middle East

Laura Ingraham's Sponsors Still Bolting Over Comments About Parkland Survivor

Blue Apron and SlimFast announced that their ads will no longer appear on the program after Monday's episode.<p>Fox News host Laura Ingraham returned to the airwaves on Monday, ready to fight what she described as the “left’s propaganda.” But by Tuesday morning, it seemed her week-long Easter vacation …

Laura Ingraham

3 Tools of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to Manage Extreme Stress

I arrive at a job interview. I’m anxious. I really want this role. I was fired a month ago, and rent is due next week.<p>At least the receptionist is …

University of Pennsylvania

This Single Image Profoundly Sums Up Einstein's Landmark Theory

You might think you have gravity pretty well figured out. If you drop a ball out of a window, a short time later it will hit the ground. The higher …

Physics

House Speaker Paul Ryan's retirement sparks debate about successor, and party's future

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he would not seek re-election, sparking debate not only about his potential successor but also whether his retirement was a bad omen for Republican chances to keep control of the House in November.<p>The 48-year-old Ryan, now in his 20th year in the …

Presidential Debate

The Latest: UN nixes Russian text on Syria gas attack probe

BEIRUT (AP) — The latest on the developments in Syria (all times local):<p>1:15 a.m.<p>The U.N. Security Council has rejected a Russian resolution that would have welcomed an investigation by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons into a suspected poison gas attack in the suburbs of …

Middle East

Here Is the Gender Pay Gap in Every U.S. State — and What Could Be Behind It

There are some huge differences.<p>Women in America earn around 80 cents on the dollar compared to men. That means that, across the board, women have to …

Russia has figured out how to jam U.S. drones in Syria, officials say

WASHINGTON — The Russian military has been jamming some U.S. military drones operating in the skies over Syria, seriously affecting American military operations, according to four U.S. officials.<p>The Russians began jamming some smaller U.S. drones several weeks ago, the officials said, after a …

Military

Trump says 'major decisions' on Syria likely in next 24 to 48 hours

WASHINGTON — Flanked by members of his Cabinet, President Donald Trump on Monday condemned the suspected chemical attack in Syria, calling it a "heinous" act and saying his administration would soon make "major decisions" on how to respond.<p>Trump told reporters all options are on the table.<p>"It was …

Donald Trump

States, cities sue US over census citizenship question

NEW YORK (AP) — Seventeen states, the District of Columbia and six cities sued the U.S. government Tuesday, saying the addition of a citizenship question to the census form is unconstitutional.<p>The Trump administration's decision to ask people about their citizenship has set off worries among …

Rhode Island

Hundreds of schools closed as teachers rally in Oklahoma, Kentucky

<b>OKLAHOMA CITY</b> -- The state Capitol in Kentucky filled with teachers protesting pension changes Monday, and thousands of Oklahoma educators walked out …

Trade war escalates as China says it will impose tariffs on 128 U.S. exports, including pork and fruit

The Chinese government plans to immediately impose tariffs on 128 U.S. products, including pork and certain fruits, a direct response to President Trump’s recent moves to pursue numerous trade restrictions against Beijing.<p>If U.S. goods become more expensive in China, Chinese buyers could opt to …

Globalization

North and South Korean leaders to meet for historic summit on April 27

<b>(CNN) —</b> The leaders of North and South Korea will meet on April 27 for the first time since 2007, the two countries announced Thursday after high-level talks.<p>The landmark meeting between President Moon Jae-in and Kim Jong Un will be held at Freedom House on the southern side of the Demilitarized …

North Korea

Kim Jong-un Met With Xi Jinping in Secret Beijing Visit

BEIJING — North Korea’s enigmatic young leader, Kim Jong-un, made an unannounced visit to Beijing, meeting with President Xi Jinping weeks before planned summit meetings with American and South Korean leaders, Chinese and North Korean state news media reported on Wednesday.<p>The visit amounted to Mr. …

North Korea

Police: Austin bomber left 25-minute confession video on phone

<b>Austin, Texas (CNN) —</b> As the Austin bomber sensed that authorities were closing in on him on Tuesday night, he took out his cell phone and recorded a 25-minute video confessing to building the explosive devices -- but didn't explain why he targeted his victims, interim Austin police Chief Brian …

Austin Bombings