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U.S. Launches Missiles at Syrian Base Over Chemical Weapons Attack

The United States fired 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria overnight in response to what it believes was a chemical weapons attack that killed more than 100 people.<p>At least six people were killed, Syria claimed, but the Pentagon said civilians were not targeted and the strike was aimed at a …

Middle East

Hillary Clinton says she won't run for public office again

Hillary Clinton said she doesn't intend to run for elected office again, but vowed to remain involved in public service and to help Democrats regain control of Congress in the 2018 election.<p>In her first postelection interview, Clinton alluded to the pain of her loss of the presidency to Donald …

Government

Trump signs bill authorizing NASA funding, Mars exploration

President Donald Trump signed a bill into law Tuesday that updates NASA's mission to add exploration of Mars and authorizes $19.5-billion in spending for the U.S. space agency for the current budget year.<p>It's the first time in seven years that there has been an authorization bill for the National …

Ted Cruz

Fox News host casually suggests Trump should have Snoop Dogg and Lil Bow Wow killed

Fox News' Kimberly Guilfoyle had one idea on how President Donald Trump should respond to Snoop Dogg and Lil Bow Wow's threats: Have them …

The Latest: White House denounces North Korea missile tests

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>10:10 p.m.<p>The White House is denouncing North Korea's latest missile tests and warning of "very dire consequences" in response.<p>The White House says President Donald Trump spoke Monday with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe …

Donald Trump

FBI director asks Justice Department to publicly reject Trump's wiretap claim

A combative White House refused to back down from<p>President Trump’s unsubstantiated assertion that his predecessor ordered the wiretapping of Trump Tower, demanding a congressional investigation into his claims, even as the director of theFBItook the extraordinary step of asking theJustice …

Donald Trump

5 Key Takeaways From President Trump’s Speech

WASHINGTON — In President Trump’s world, boring is disruptive.<p>After five-plus weeks of gleefully setting the Washington establishment ablaze and declaring a new war with virtually every public utterance, Mr. Trump took the radical step on Tuesday night of delivering a soothing comfort food of an …

Found: A Lost Continent! (Really)

You’d think it would be hard to misplace an entire continent, what with the mountains and trees and all that other hard-to-miss stuff. Now, however, …

Nashville Police Officer Drowns While Trying to Save Suicidal Woman

A Tennessee police officer lost his life Thursday while trying to save a woman who had threatened to end hers.<p>Metro Nashville Police Officer Eric Mumaw apparently drowned after he fell into the Cumberland River around 4:30 a.m., police spokesman Don Aaron said at a news conference.<p>The police …

Crime

The universe may be a giant broken hologram

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 just two dimensions, but everything appears three-dimensional to us.<p>As you can imagine, it's not an easy hypothesis to prove, but physicists say they now …

Physics

Trump Administration Puts Iran 'On Notice'

In the wake of an Iranian ballistic missile test and strikes by Iranian-backed Houthi rebels in the Red Sea, the White House is putting Iran “on …

Trump reportedly threatens to send U.S. military to Mexico in call with Mexican president

President Trump threatened in a phone call with his Mexican counterpart to send U.S. troops to stop "bad hombres down there" unless the Mexican military did more to control them itself, according to an excerpt of a transcript of the conversation obtained by the Associated Press.<p><b>Update: Mexican</b> …

Donald Trump

Our Galaxy Is Being Shoved Across the Universe by a Large Unseen Force, So There's That

Rude!<p>As if things weren't bad enough, an unseen force is pushing the Milky Way across the universe. What an asshole.<p>According to new research published in <i>Nature Astronomy</i>, the force is called the "Dipole Repeller," and researchers believe it's the reason why the galaxy has been moving across the …

Astrophysics

Trump comments on Japan, China currencies rattle markets

TOKYO (AP) — Japan is not deliberately weakening the yen to boost its exports, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said Wednesday when asked in parliament about President Donald Trump's accusations of currency manipulation.<p>Abe is expected to meet with Trump in Washington on Feb. 10. He said Japan would again …

Economy

Trump Signs Executive Order to Slash Regulations ‘Bigly’

President Trump signed an executive order Monday requiring any agency requesting one new regulation to identify two for elimination. The order is a step toward fulfilling a campaign promise Trump made to cut red tape for businesses.<p>Before signing the order, Trump met with some of America’s small …

Small Business

Scientists Have Confirmed a Brand New Phase of Matter: Time Crystals

Constant motion without energy.<p>For months now, there's been speculation that researchers might have finally created time crystals - strange crystals …

Quantum Mechanics

Trump alters story on why he fired Flynn

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President Mike Pence about his contacts with Russians during the presidential …

DC’s ‘March for Life’ to Highlight Gains by Abortion Opponents

WASHINGTON — For the first time in years, abortion opponents will have all the political momentum when they hold their annual rally Friday on the National Mall.<p>The March for Life, held each year in Washington to mark the anniversary of the 1973 Supreme Court decision legalizing abortion, said it …

Mike Pence

Trump reportedly has a list of $137 billion in infrastructure projects he wants to build

A presentation obtained by the Star and Tribune reportedly lays out the impact of the investment.<p>50% of the projects will be funded by private investment according to the presentation and directly create 193,350 job years according to the presentation.<p>According to the report, the list was …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Just Broke With Decades of Foreign Policy in Inaugural Address

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What Really Happened to Your Taxes While Obama Was President

How much did taxes actually increase?<p>With Donald Trump and the Republicans set to take the reins of government, Washington’s economic priorities are …

Trump sounds confident that Apple will start manufacturing in U.S.

Donald Trump sounds confident that Tim Cook will bring Apple manufacturing jobs back to the United States. In a new interview, the president-elect said Cook “loves his country” and has “his eyes open” to building production facilities at home.<p>Trump called for Apple and other big U.S. companies to …

Donald Trump

Anonymous hackers take over Victoria's Human Rights Commission website

Group leaves nonsensical message about its social network AnonPlus, saying it is ‘non-criminal’<p>A group claiming to be part of the international hacking network Anonymous has taken over Victoria’s Human Rights Commission website with a nonsensical message about its social network AnonPlus.<p>Instead of …

The logical explanation for Mariah Carey’s massive NYE fail

It’s pretty safe to say Mariah Carey’s New Year’s Eve performance was an unmitigated disaster. But before you launch a thousand memes in her general …

President Obama Farewell Address: When and where to watch

President Obama released a statement early Monday to announce his presidential farewell address. Obama stated that he will give his "grateful …

Kim Jong Un bans Christmas, makes North Korea worship grandma

Kim Jong Un is the Grinch who stole Christmas.<p>North Korea’s tubby tyrant wants the few Christians in the hermit state to spread cheer only to …

Jill Stein

How Donald Trump Used Facebook Quizzes to Suppress Hillary Clinton's Vote

“These quizzes are designed to look like regular posts, make no mistake about it,” branding expert tells TheWrap<p>If you took an innocent-seeming …

Space Could Leave You Blind, And Scientists Say They've Finally Figured Out Why

20/20 to 20/100 in 6 months.<p>A mysterious syndrome has been impairing astronauts’ vision on the International Space Station, causing untreatable …