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Marvel's Legacy Event Is Getting Weird With the Prehistoric Avengers of 1,000,000 BC

When Marvel’s <i>Legacy</i> event kicks off later this year, it won’t just be a way for the publisher to bring beloved, long-dead characters back from the …

Here are the national monuments being reviewed under Trump's order

President Trumpsigned an executive order in April calling for Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke to review national monuments created by Presidents Clinton, George W. Bush andObama. These monuments were set aside as public land under the 1906 Antiquities Act, which gives presidents the power to limit …

Trump admin to appeal travel ban rulings 'soon'

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed Thursday that the Trump administration plans to appeal rulings from two federal judges that have temporarily blocked the revised travel ban.<p>"The danger is real and the law is clear," Spicer said.<p>A ruling by a federal judge in Hawaii …

Immigration

Trump Campaign Aides Had Repeated Contacts With Russian Intelligence

WASHINGTON — Phone records and intercepted calls show that members of Donald J. Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign and other Trump associates had repeated contacts with senior Russian intelligence officials in the year before the election, according to four current and former American …

Donald Trump

70 Years After Dead Sea Scrolls Were Found, New Discoveries Await

In 1947, or late 1946, the first batch of Dead Sea Scrolls was found in a cave located near the site of Qumran in what is now the West Bank. These …

Trump moves toward a tougher line on Israeli settlements

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is warning Israel that constructing new settlements "may not be helpful" to Middle East peace efforts, shifting toward a tougher line with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's government.<p>Still, the White House made clear Thursday that the Trump …

Israel

Trump urges Senate GOP to trigger 'nuclear option' on Gorsuch nomination

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Wednesday said Senate Republicans should "go for it" and invoke the so-called nuclear option, preventing Democrats from using a filibuster to block his Supreme Court nominee.<p>"If we end up with that gridlock I would say if you can, Mitch, go nuclear," …

Reality Is Not What We Can See

Some physicists, mind you, not many of them, are physicist-poets.<p>They see the world or, more adequately, physical reality, as a lyrical narrative written in some hidden code that the human mind can decipher.<p>Carlo Rovelli, the Italian physicist and author, is one of them. Following his best-seller</i> …

Quantum Mechanics

This Could Be The First Observational Evidence That Our Early Universe Was Once a Hologram

Wha??<p>For decades, scientists have been toying with the idea that our Universe is - or once was - a giant hologram, where the laws of physics require …

An Unexplained 'Void' Appears to Be Pushing The Milky Way Through The Universe at 2 Million Km/h

We're fleeing from a mysterious 'dead zone'.<p>You can’t feel it, but our planet is orbiting the Sun at speeds of roughly 100,000 km/h (62,000 mph), and …

Hubble Space Telescope

Associated Press News

NASA Finds a Trove of Mysterious Ancient Galaxies Full of Absolutely Huge Black Holes

These blazars have some of the largest black holes ever found, suggesting that supermassive black holes form much faster than previously thought.<p>NASA scientists using the Fermi Gamma Ray Space Telescope have found five of the oldest, brightest, and most distant "blazar" galaxies in the …