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Center Of The Milky Way Has Thousands Of Black Holes, Study Shows

The supermassive black hole lurking at the center of our galaxy appears to have a lot of company, according to a new study that suggests the monster is surrounded by about 10,000 other black holes.<p>For decades, scientists have thought that black holes should sink to the center of galaxies and …

Black Holes

America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …

Putin claims crushing victory in Russian presidential vote

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin rolled to a crushing re-election victory Sunday for six more years as Russia's president, and he told cheering supporters in a triumphant but brief speech that "we are bound for success."<p>There had been no doubt that Putin would win in his fourth electoral contest; he …

Russia

If You Read These 9 Books on Leadership, You Probably Don't Need a Mentor

While no aspiring leader's bookshelf is complete without a copy of Sheryl Sandberg's <i>Lean In</i>, there are literally hundreds of other books on the topic …

Switzerland has a stunningly high rate of gun ownership — here's why it doesn't have mass shootings

Switzerland hasn't had a mass shooting since 2001, when a man stormed the local parliament in Zug, killing 14 people and then himself.<p>The country has about 2 million privately owned guns in a nation of 8.3 million people. In 2016, the country had 47 attempted homicides with firearms. The country's …

What is white culture, exactly? Here's what the stats say

A few months after I moved to New York, a magical conversation happened that would radically shift my psyche forever. I was telling my friend that I had gone to his favorite shop and he asked: “Who served you? Was it the tall white guy?”<p>I frowned and replied, “Are the rest of the staff not white?” …

Rachel Dolezal

Heavy Rotation: The Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Every month, NPR Music asks DJs from public radio stations across the country for the songs they're spinning on repeat. These can be new releases, favorites from local artists and everything in between.<p>This month's playlist includes a new track from an up and coming Austin artist, an upbeat song …

Jack White

'This is not normal': Glitches mar new tax law

Republicans want to make fixes, but Democrats aren't rushing to help them.<p>The glitches in the new tax law are starting to pile up.<p>One inadvertently denies restaurants, retailers and others generous new write-offs for things like remodeling.<p>Another would allow wealthy money managers to sidestep a …

Finance

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Doomsday Clock Moves Closer To Midnight, We're 2 Minutes From World Annihilation

A panel of scientists and policy experts moved their Doomsday Clock 30 seconds closer to midnight on Thursday, citing President Trump's rhetoric on nuclear weapons, environmental deterioration due to climate change and a lack of trust in political institutions.<p>"We are very concerned with the …

North Korea

Everything you need to know about a government shutdown

The federal government failed to pass a spending bill Friday night, causing the first government shutdown since 2013. This process will complicate many lives — those of federal workers and the millions of Americans who rely on them. Here are the answers to questions you might have about how the …

Employment

This map shows the US really has 11 separate 'nations' with entirely different cultures

The United States comprises several different regions, each with its own rich history and cultural identity.<p>Exactly where those regions start and end has been a long-running debate, but according to author Colin Woodard, the United States can be divided into 11 distinct sub-nations.<p>Woodard mapped …

New Mexico

The Top 10 Young Adult and Children's Books of 2017

Some of the most difficult issues facing us this past year — sexual harassment, police brutality and mental health — surfaced as themes in children’s …

Psychic who predicted Donald Trump's election win reveals EVERYTHING that will happen in 2018

A psychic who foretold the unlikely election victory of Donald Trump back in 2016 has revealed what next year has in store for us.<p>Craig …

Saudi Arabia Arrests 11 Princes, Including Billionaire Alwaleed bin Talal

LONDON — Saudi Arabia announced the arrest on Saturday night of the prominent billionaire investor Prince Alwaleed bin Talal, plus at least 10 other princes, four ministers and tens of former ministers.<p>The announcement of the arrests was made over Al Arabiya, the Saudi-owned satellite network whose …

Saudi Arabia

Why Do White People Feel Discriminated Against? I Asked Them.

Look, I know it’s hard to feel like you really know white people after doing a few interviews. But here’s what I found out from them.<p>I have to be …

Equality