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Joe Biden consoles Meghan McCain on father's cancer diagnosis

<b>(CNN) —</b> Joe Biden and Meghan McCain shared an emotional moment Wednesday, with the former vice president consoling the daughter of his friend and onetime political rival Sen. John McCain.<p>Visiting ABC's "The View" to talk about his book, "Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose," …

Joe Biden

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

Everything we know about physics in one neat infographic

Space is big. Really big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mindbogglingly big it is. But DON’T PANIC. Physics is on it. And if you've ever …

Physics

12 – World War II, 1944-45 | History Hub

<b>“Do not worry if you don’t survive the assault, as we have plenty of backup troops who will just go in over you.” –– British Field Marshal Bernard</b> …

Normandy Campaign

Einstein's Theory of Relativity

A Guide to the Inner Workings of This Famous But Often Misunderstood Theory<p>Einstein's theory of relativity is a famous theory, but it's little …

The Biggest Myth About the Protestant Reformation

This month marks the five hundredth anniversary of Martin Luther defiantly nailing his Ninety-Five Theses to the door of the church at Wittenberg …

Theology

The Best Strength Exercises for Runners

Runners aren’t typically known for their massive shoulders or overly-developed glutes—they tend to be lean, and even wiry—a physique that allows them …

Exercise

China's Undewater Nukes: The Most Dangerous Nuclear Threat No One Is Talking About?

<i>Deployed appropriately, any of the more modern submarines can strike the United States with nuclear missiles. The Type 096 can strike the U.S. from</i> …

Africa's economies ranked by GDP, which is really the largest?

<i>This comment piece was written by Charlie Robertson, Global Chief Economist, Renaissance Capital</i><p>Uuumm .. that’s a toughie. But we really should know …

Attack on US soldiers in Niger: Here’s why the troops were there in the first place

Questions are still arising after four U.S. soldiers were killed in Niger in early October during an apparent ambush — the deadliest combat mission …

Ignore China's warning of a 'Minsky moment' at your peril

What exactly is the Chinese for "Minsky moment"? The chances are that we will soon need to know, after a startling moment of clarity from the …

Did Hobby Lobby Buy a Piece of the Bible Illegally Sold on eBay?

In 2014, an exhibit of biblical artifacts was displayed with great fanfare at the Vatican. Called “Verbum Domini,” or “The Word of the Lord,” it …

Hobby Lobby

Under 5 Minutes Drill to Improve Running Performance

This set of drills is a quick and easy supplement to any run, warm-up or strength workout you may have on your schedule. You can do them just about …

How America’s Colonel Kurtz Beat Back North Korea

Donald Nichols, an Air Force spy in Korea at the dawn of the Cold War, was the best and worst kind of American warrior. Ferocious, creative and …

North Korea

Will Italy's Lombardy and Veneto follow Catalonia?

The Italian regions of Lombardy and Veneto are holding referendums on Sunday in a bid for more autonomy from Rome. But has the crisis in Catalonia …

Alexei Navalny - Russia's barred presidential candidate

Alexei Navalny wants to become Russia's president in 2018. Yet the election commissioner has said a prior conviction blocks his path to the Kremlin. …

Tax Cuts . . . And?

Doing more on fiscal reform<p>‘If you’re a Republican and you don’t want to simplify the tax code and cut taxes, what good are you to anybody?” So …

China Is Quietly Reshaping the World

The staggering scope of the country’s infrastructure initiative—and what it means for the international order<p>The Pakistani town of Gwadar was until recently filled with the dust-colored cinderblock houses of about 50,000 fishermen. Ringed by cliffs, desert, and the Arabian Sea, it was at the …

Walter Isaacson Goes Inside the Most Creative Mind in History: Leonardo da Vinci

Midway through Walter Isaacson’s luminous new biography, <i>Leonardo Da Vinci</i>, the artist of rising reputation moves from Milan to Florence, and in 1502 …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Confederate Commanders at the Battle of Gettysburg

Leading the Army of Northern Virginia<p>Fought July 1-3, 1863, the Battle of Gettysburg saw the Army of Northern Virginia field 71,699 men which were …

Who Will Be The Next Fed Chief - And Why It Matters

<i>By Dan Steinbock</i><p><i>Janet Yellen's term is ending at the Federal Reserve. With new appointments, President Trump can indirectly shape US monetary policy</i> …

Federal Reserve

Christian Apologists Conference: Learn To Explain Why Jesus Christ Inspires Faith In God [Opinion]

Christian apologists will meet November 4, for the 2017 Defending Truth Conference. It will be a time to reflect on the reasons to have faith in God …

Xi’s Legacy May Rest on the World’s Biggest Infrastructure Project

During Xi Jinping’s first five years in office, it’s become a journalistic commonplace to describe him as the most powerful Chinese leader since Mao …