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'Dreamer' dies trying to rescue Harvey flood victims

Alonso Guillen drove more than 100 miles south from his home in Lukfin, Texas, last week,determined to help those trapped by Hurricane Harvey flooding in the Houston area.<p>But he and another man disappeared after their boat capsized in a flood-swollen creek Wednesday,and relatives began searching …

40-year campaign to exhume baby's body produces empty coffin

Lydia Reid believed that the remains of her son Gary, who died at the age of seven days, were missing. She has been proved correct<p>A mother who campaigned for more than 40 years to find out what happened to her dead baby’s remains has found out his coffin was buried without a body inside.<p>Lydia Reid, …

Suspects in police shooting linked to stolen vehicle ring

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Two women believed to be part of a stolen car ring led California police on a 20-mile chase Wednesday before pointing them …

Head of Indian Medical College and His Wife Charged in Oxygen Shortage

NEW DELHI — The chief of the Indian medical college where dozens of sick children died this month after the oxygen supply ran out has been arrested on charges of culpable homicide, the Indian authorities have said.<p>Dr. Rajiv Mishra, who had been chief of Baba Raghav Das Medical College in Gorakhpur …

Harvey Releases 2 Million Pounds of Pollutants From Refineries, Plants

U.S. news<p>Damage from Hurricane Harvey may have released as much as 2 million pounds of potentially hazardous airborne pollutants from oil refineries and other facilities in the Houston area, according to regulatory filings submitted to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality.<p>In some cases, …

How to Solve the Information Paradox In the Event a Black Hole Deletes the Entire Universe

In a highly informative yet somewhat terrifying animation, design house Kurzgesagt explains the concept of black holes (see previous video), the …

Black Holes

'Assassin's Creed' is crossing over with 'Final Fantasy'

Easter eggs have been appearing since 2011, but now it's internet official.<p>So this is weird: Square Enix and Ubisoft have announced that this month will mark the beginning of crossovers between <i>Assassin's Creed</i> and <i>Final Fantasy</i>. Yup, really. "This collaboration is the result of being huge fans," …

The Latest: Trump calls for patriotism, national healing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times EDT):<p>10:30 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump called for patriotism and national healing as …

North Korean Threat to Guam Tests Credibility of Kim and Trump

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea’s vow to ignite an “enveloping fire” of test missiles near the American island of Guam is the first time it has specified a target with so much detail, escalating a showdown between Kim Jong-un, the North Korean leader, and President Trump.<p>For Mr. Kim, failure of …

North Korea

Trump Promotes News Report Based on Anonymous Sources

White House<p>WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump hates intelligence leaks — except when he doesn't.<p>On Tuesday morning, Trump retweeted a Fox News report about U.S. spy satellites detecting North Korean missile movements. The report was based on anonymous sources discussing leaked classified …

Donald Trump

Coddled Puppies Make Poor Guide Dogs, Study Suggests

Well-trained guide dogs are important for visually impaired people who rely on them. But many puppies bred to be guide dogs flunk out of training programs.<p>A study published Monday in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> suggests the way a puppy's mother raises it may be the key to the …

Associated Press News

The real reason why psychopaths are so good at lying

While that's typically not the <i>only</i> characteristic of someone with antisocial personality disorder — the umbrella term the National Institutes for Health uses to define psychopathy — it is recognized globally as a major red flag.<p>It was previously assumed that people with antisocial personality …

Psychology

Rule that patients must finish antibiotics course is wrong, study says

Experts suggest patients should stop taking the drugs when they feel better rather than completing their prescription<p>Telling patients to stop taking antibiotics when they feel better may be preferable to instructing them to finish the course, according to a group of experts who argue that the rule …

Fish

Scientists may have found a way to stop cancer from metastasizing

Metastasis is the main cause of death in cancer, and current treatments against it are ineffective. But new research may have found a way to slow …

Cancer Cells

Zillow doesn’t even own the photos it threatened to sue a popular blogger over

Maybe talk to people before sending the lawyers<p>Zillow caused a whirlwind of controversy yesterday by issuing a fiercely worded cease and desist letter to Kate Wagner, who operates the popular <i>McMansion Hell</i> Tumblr blog. The letter accused Wagner of copyright infringement and walked right up to the …

This Ethereum flash crash shows how cryptocurrency markets are super risky

The cryptocurrency market for Ethereum plummeted late Wednesday. This wasn't a quick dip, but a flash crash that sent the price from $317 to a low of …

Apple mocked for 'I rarely get to see my kids' ad

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I hear that Apple is a hard place to work.<p>I also hear that the company's new spaceship campus has everything but day care.<p>And then I hear that Apple ran an ad on Friday featuring an app developer called …

Technology (India)

Princess Diana secretly recorded herself describing despair at the state of her marriage to Prince Charles, biographer reveals

Princess Diana secretly recorded herself describing her despair over the state of her marriage to Prince Charles, her biographer has revealed.<p>Andrew Morton said that the Princess contacted him via a friend to offer him an interview with her for his upcoming book on the royal couple.<p>In transcripts …

Kansas abandons massive tax cuts that provided model for Trump's plan

• State legislature rolls back Republican governor’s ‘terrible experiment’<br>• Deep cuts had left the state with a $1bn budget hole and low growth<p>Kansas has rejected the years-long tax-cutting experiment that brought its governor, Sam Brownback, to international attention and provided a model for the …

Dangerously Addictive Painkiller Prescribed for Patients Who Shouldn't Have Received It, Says Whistleblower

U.S. news<p>It's called Subsys and it's a painkiller 100 times more powerful than morphine that was approved by the FDA for cancer patients whose agony can't be relieved by other narcotics alone.<p>But despite the fact that what's known as "breakthrough cancer pain" is uncommon, Insys Therapeutics — the …

Woman seeking asylum in Canada dies of hypothermia near US border

A woman believed to have been attempting to seek asylum in Canada died of exposure while attempting to cross the US border in a remote part of northern Minnesota, authorities have concluded.<p>Mavis Otuteye, 57, who is thought to have been from Ghana, died from hypothermia near Noyes, Minnesota, on 26 …

New Immigration Crackdowns Creating 'Chilling Effect' On Crime Reporting

Jason Cisneroz, a community service officer in Houston, is troubled. His job in the nation's fourth largest city is to forge good relations between the police and Hispanic immigrants, a population typically wary of blue uniforms.<p>"A couple of days ago there was a witness to a burglary of a motor …

Comcast tries to shut down pro-net neutrality site

Fight for the Future received a cease-and-desist notice for the "confusingly similar" Comcastroturf.com.<p>Internet advocacy group, Fight for the Future, says Comcast sent it a cease-and-desist order demanding the group take down Comcastroturf.com on the grounds that it violates the company's …

Internet

Scientists Have an Experiment to See If the Human Mind Is Bound to the Physical World

Spooky Action<p>Perhaps one of the most intriguing and interesting phenomena in quantum physics is what Einstein referred to as a “spooky action at a …

Quantum Physics

Here's How Trump's Student Loan Proposals Could Affect You

Deep cuts to the federal student loan program in the budget proposal President Trump plans to release Tuesday — some $143 billion over 10 years — would hit graduate students hard, increasing both their monthly loan payments and the time it takes for their loans to be forgiven.<p>Trump is also calling …

College & University

Juice takes another hit as a 'healthy' beverage

"Fruit juice offers no nutritional benefits over whole fruit for infants and children and has no essential role in healthy, balanced diets of children," the group states in its report in the journal Pediatrics.<p>The organization focuses on two main issues with the beverage: its high sugar content, …

Judge rules emoji are proof of intent

A landlord in Israel has successfully sued a couple who mislead him with emoji, with the judge ruling that the tiny pictures constituted a statement of intent.<p>The landlord, Yaniv Dahan, posted an ad on a classified site for his home, and received a response from a couple. After giving him the …

Trump to offer exclusive contract to service U.S. student loans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump’s administration will soon offer an exclusive contract that will give one company the right to service billions of dollars of outstanding federal student loans now handled by four companies, officials said on Friday.<p>Graduates arrive for commencement at …

Nearly a Quarter of GOP Millennials Have Defected from the Party of Trump, Study Says

Nearly a quarter of young people who identified as Republicans in 2015 now lean towards Democrats, according to a new study.<p>Overall, most people who …