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Mysterious object from deep space has entered the solar system

It was first seen just a month ago. A tiny blip of light was seen to be moving through the sky by the PanSTARRS1 telescope in Hawaii.<p>The number-crunching which followed was automatic. The results were unusual.<p>This object is in an odd position. It’s moving very fast. And it’s in what appears to be a …

NASA says evidence for 'Planet Nine' is mounting

We might not actually know how many planets are in our Solar System — and no, this isn’t a trick regarding Pluto’s status. For years, scientists have wondered if there might be a larger, planet-sized body lurking in or around the thick layer of debris called the Kuiper Belt, and now NASA is saying …

Giant python: Indonesians eat huge snake after man defeats reptile

<b>A giant python in Indonesia met an unfortunate end when it was eaten after it lost a battle with a local man.</b><p>Security guard Robert Nababan encountered the snake on a palm oil plantation road in Sumatra's Batang Gansal district on Saturday.<p>Mr Nababan tried to catch the python, reports say, which was …

A fourth gravitational wave has been detected

Virgo has joined in on the fun<p>Astronomers say they have detected another set of gravitational waves — ripples in the fabric of space and time traveling throughout the Universe. It’s the fourth time this phenomenon has been measured by the scientists at LIGO, or the Laser Interferometer …

10+ Epic Photos From Burning Man 2017 That Prove It’s The Craziest Festival In The World

What started in 1986 as two friends burning an eight-foot statue on a San Francisco beach has grown into an event that sets a 105-feet tall statue on …

Ask Ethan: Why Do Stars Come In Different Sizes?

If you were to compare planet Earth to the Sun, you’d find that you’d have to stack 109 Earths atop one another just to go from one end of the Sun to the other. Yet there are stars out there that are much smaller than the Earth… and much, much larger than even Earth’s orbit around the Sun! How is …

Universe

How Cities Got Serious About Homelessness in 2016

Places like Los Angeles and Seattle are all radically rethinking what it means to provide shelter to their residents.<p>In a lot of ways, 2016 gave us a raw deal: the year Prince and David Bowie and George Michael died, the year of zika and Brexit, the year America elected a reality star to its …

Four Richmond officers to be fired in wake of Bay Area police sex crimes scandal

Four more Bay Area police officers will be fired as a result of an investigation into allegations made by a teenage sex-trafficking victim who said she slept with dozens of law enforcement officers.<p>Richmond City Manager Bill Lindsay on Sunday said the four officers will be fired after a city …

Crime

Santa Ana City Council candidate is suspected of misusing campaign funds

A Santa Ana City Council candidate is under investigation for allegedly misusing campaign funds, officials said.<p>State officials launched an investigation last week against Jose Solorio, a former state assemblyman who also previously served on the City Council. He is running for the seat …

City Politics

Anita Hill backs probe against Clarence Thomas

New allegations of sexual harassment against Justice Thomas warrant investigation, says Professor Hill.<p>This article originally appeared on The Crime Report, the nation's largest criminal justice news source. <br>Anita Hill, whose testimony at Justice Clarence Thomas’ confirmation hearing in 1991 …

Scientist Goes It Alone on Climate Change to Save His State

SWAN QUARTER, North Carolina<p>Facing opposition from politicians, this North Carolina scientist is urging coastal communities to get ready for rising water.<p>This 19th century fishing village stands three feet above sea level at the bottom of the coastal plain known as the Inner Banks. It is home to …

Sea Level

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41 ancient shipwrecks discovered at the bottom of Bulgaria’s Black Sea

Forty-one ancient shipwrecks have been accidentally discovered by an international team of maritime archaeologists performing geophysical surveys of the Black Sea.<p>The shipwrecks, which lie at the bottom of the sea off the coast of Bulgaria, date from the Byzantine and Ottoman periods and it’s …

Cold war redux? Russia unveils massive Satan 2 ICBM capable of destroying France or Texas in a single hit

Russia has moved to update its nuclear arsenal with an extreme-range, massive payload ICBM designed specifically to defeat anti-missile systems. …

Winter outlook: Warm south; cooler north; murky in middle

WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal forecasters predict this winter may paint the U.S. in stripes of different weather: Warmer and drier than normal in the …

Weather

Crazy, Inspired Halloween Costumes for Dogs: Pictures

New York City

A Driverless Tesla Will Travel From L.A. to NYC by 2017, Says Musk

By 2017, Tesla cars could be driving all the way across the country without any hands on the wheel, according to CEO Elon Musk and his vision for driverless technology. The enigmatic entrepreneur also had a few choice words for the media during the surprise announcement Wednesday, accusing …

Tesla