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President Trump Is Sending NASA Back To The Moon

President Trump has formally told NASA to send U.S. astronauts back to the moon.<p>"The directive I'm signing today will refocus America's space program on human exploration and discovery," he said.<p>Standing at the president's side as he signed "Space Policy Directive 1" on Monday was Apollo 17 …

Bitter Senate race tests Alabama’s image in the country — and at home

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — For many Alabama voters, unaccustomed to a competitive election and the national attention that has come with it, the bitter showdown between Republican Roy Moore and Democrat Doug Jones has become something more personal than a race to fill an open Senate seat. It is now a …

Roy Moore

Trump calls Roy Moore to offer his endorsement

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Monday called Alabama Senate hopeful Roy Moore and endorsed his campaign, fully aligning himself with the embattled Republican candidate eight days before the special election.<p>White House spokesman Raj Shah said Trump and Moore "had a positive call" …

Republicans

Daily Edition Top 10 (Week of November 27, 2017)

In a massive development in the Russia probe this week, President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael Flynn pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.<p>The unceasing friction between the U.S. and North Korea amplified as the regime tested Hwasong-15, a new intercontinental ballistic missile, …

On the Red Couch with Nicholas Johnston, Editor in Chief of Axios

<i>One of the best and most interesting things to happen to media during the past year or so has been Axios. Its contribution to new media? Good old-fashioned email.</i><p><i>The company was founded in 2016 by a number of Politico alums, including Jim VandeHei and Mike Allen, who had learned that email</i> …

A Nearby Earth-Size Planet May Have Conditions for Life

There’s a new place to look for life in the universe.<p>Astronomers announced on Wednesday the discovery of an Earth-size planet around a small red star in our corner of the galaxy. The planet could hold liquid water and conditions favorable for life.<p>The star, Ross 128, is not the closest with a …

Universe

The Answer To Life, The Universe — And Everything? It's 63

Often, as we go through the world, the key is to ask the right question.<p>When it comes to figuring out the nature of physical reality, part of that process starts at the absolute edge of the observable universe — the cosmic horizon, a distant layer from which light has only just, in this very …

Universe

How drinking affects brain stem cells

We all know that too much alcohol is bad for us, but do we know what it actually does to our brains? New research suggests that long-term, heavy …

Harvard scientists think they might have pinpointed the source of human consciousness

Human consciousness has been defined as awareness, sentience, a person's ability to experience and feel, but despite the important role it plays in our lives and making us who we are, we actually know very little about how consciousness works.<p>Scientists currently believe that consciousness is …

World Leaders Exclude Trump And The U.S. On New Major Trade Deal

In Donald Trump’s “America First” policy toward trade deals with other countries, world leaders from 11 other countries have now banded together and …

Dinosaurs would have survived if asteroid hit Earth elsewhere, scientists claim

When the cosmos shoots pool, it plays for keeps. It sank a six-mile-wide rock in our pocket of the solar system 66 million years ago. The smack of the asteroid against Earth released energy on the order of billions of atomic bombs. Dinosaurs were the cataclysm's most famous victims, joined by sea …

Dinosaurs

Human Mini-Brains Growing Inside Rat Bodies Are Starting to Integrate

"We are entering totally new ground here."<p>Stem cell technology has advanced so much that scientists can grow miniature versions of human brains — …

Air Force Error Allowed Texas Gunman to Buy Weapons

SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Tex. — A day after a gunman massacred parishioners in a small Texas church, the Air Force admitted on Monday that it had failed to enter the man’s domestic violence court-martial into a federal database that could have blocked him from buying the rifle he used to kill 26 …

Guns

Scientists have found an exciting new clue about how 'super-agers' stay sharp as they age

So much for not being able to teach an old dog new tricks.<p>Some older people can remember things just as well as peers who are nearly half their age. Scientists are calling them "super-agers" for their unique ability to stay sharp into old age<p>Several months ago, researchers discovered at least one …

Monster Planet, Tiny Star: Record-Breaking Duo Puzzles Astronomers

A giant planet has been found orbiting an ultracool dwarf star — the largest planet compared to its star ever found — leaving scientists baffled at …

Trump resists mounting pressure from Bannon and others to fight Mueller

Debate intensified in President Trump's political circle Tuesday over how aggressively to confront special counsel Robert S. Mueller III, dividing some of the president's advisers and loyalists as the Russia investigation enters a new phase following charges against three former Trump campaign …

Donald Trump

Settlement proposed in North Carolina transgender bathroom lawsuit | Reuters

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (Reuters) - Transgender people would be allowed to use public restrooms in North Carolina that match their gender identity under a settlement agreement filed on Wednesday that aims to resolve the federal lawsuit over the state’s widely criticized bathroom law.<p>FILE PHOTO - A …

Trump seeks new health chief after Price resignation

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is seeking a new health secretary to take the place of Tom Price, ousted after an outcry over flying on costly private charters for official travel.<p>The Health and Human Services chief oversees a $1 trillion department, with 80,000 employees and jurisdiction …

Health Care

Black Holes Once Cleared The Way For Light in Our Universe, Say Astronomers

Billions and billions.<p>In the beginning, there was darkness. And then, after hundreds of millions of years, light from primitive suns spilled freely …

Fashionistas at the wheel: Meet the female biker gangs of Marrakech

<b>(CNN) —</b> This October, London's Somerset House opens a sprawling retrospective dedicated to Hassan Hajjaj , the British-Moroccan artist known for his colorful, eclectic portraits that explore tradition, culture and identity.<p>One of Hajjaj's most arresting exhibitions, 2014's "Kesh Angels" at the …

Gravitational Waves: Ripples in Spacetime from Catastrophic Collision of Two Black Holes Show “Einstein Is Still Right”

Gravitational waves from the collision of two black holes have been observed through a network of detectors, allowing scientists to trace back …

Marc Thiessen: Want to protest Trump? Disrespecting the flag is a disgraceful way to do it

<b>Editor's Note:</b> The following column first appeared in The Washington Post.<p>This weekend, the more than 100 NFL players who refused to stand during the national anthem were met with boos from crowds in stadiums across America — and deservedly so.<p>Playing in London, Baltimore Ravens and Jacksonville …

Nerve implant 'restores consciousness' to man in persistent vegetative state

A 35-year-old man who had been in a persistent vegetative state (PVS) for 15 years has shown signs of consciousness after receiving a pioneering therapy involving nerve stimulation.<p>The treatment challenges a widely-accepted view that there is no prospect of a patient recovering consciousness if …

Neurology

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

The most respected medical journal in the US just eviscerated a drug that's cost taxpayers over $1 billion

A new study published by JAMA Internal Medicine poses a really important question to lawmakers and taxpayers alike.<p>Over the past five years, why has the US government spent $1 billion on a drug that is no more effective than alternatives that are tens of thousands of dollars cheaper per …

Those 3% of scientific papers that deny climate change? A review found them all flawed

It’s often said that of all the published scientific research on climate change, 97% of the papers conclude that global warming is real, problematic for the planet, and has been exacerbated by human activity.<p>But what about those 3% of papers that reach contrary conclusions? Some skeptics have …

Clinical Trials

Why is Silicon Valley obsessed with biohacking?

Hvmn CEO Geoff Woo offers his take on the trend on this bonus episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask.<p>Counting calories. Tracking steps. Being more efficient. Extending life. Ending death?<p>Silicon Valley is in something of a health craze, and one of the companies catering to it is Hvmn, pronounced …

Massive black hole discovered near heart of the Milky Way

An enormous black hole one hundred thousand times more massive than the sun has been found hiding in a toxic gas cloud wafting around near the heart of the Milky Way.<p>If the discovery is confirmed, the invisible behemoth will rank as the second largest black hole ever seen in the Milky Way after the …

Black Holes

This Ancient Technique Will Help You Stop Procrastinating and Overcome Laziness

There are things we would like to accomplish. Personal goals for ourselves and our lives should take priority, but they fall behind sometimes. We …