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Shell built a radical car and it's capable of 2.6-litres/100km!

<b>SMART CAR MEETS RENAULT TWINGO:</b> Shell hopes to shake-up the urban transport market with the unveiling of its radical concept car. <i>Image: …

Big news for big cats: US adds African lions to endangered species list

The US Fish and Wildlife Service has added African lions to the endangered species list. Two subspecies of African lions are being provided …

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NASA's Mars drone could save lives on Earth

Inspecting natural gas lines for leaks is a never-ending (and potentially dangerous) job—not for a drone though. To that end, a drone that was …

The Quality of Your Health Care Depends on Where You Live

A new report card shows how health care quality for seniors varies by region.<p>Seniors living in Manhattan spend an average of nearly 25 days a year at …

President Obama repeats calls for stricter gun control after mass shooting

In what has become a ritual in the aftermath of a mass shooting, President Barack Obama repeated his call for stricter gun control laws after another …

The US House of Representatives just voted to fence out Syrian refugees

The US House of Representatives, in a 289-137 vote, passed a measure that would make it even harder for refugees from Syria and Iraq to enter the United States.<p>The bill, pushed through today (Nov. 19) by Republican leadership, would only allow refugees from those countries to come in after personal …

Congress Might Actually Pass A Permanent 9/11 Bill

Sen. Orrin Hatch said he'd be open to paying for the measure by closing a tax loophole on foreign insurance companies.<p>WASHINGTON -- The path to Congress passing a permanent 9/11 health and compensation bill got a little clearer Thursday.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) pledged to pass something …

Democratic Governor Slams GOP: They 'Hate 4-Year Olds'

These crazy teabaggers could have been better people with an extra year of preschool, I think. As it is, they're all worried about protecting private …

Clinton aims to lower drug costs, end industry 'profiteering'

DES MOINES, Iowa (Reuters) - Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton proposed on Tuesday a $250 monthly cap on out-of-pocket prescription drug costs and other measures to stop what she called “price gouging” by pharmaceutical companies.<p>Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton …

Should the government top off low-wage paychecks?

Forget about raising the minimum wage to $15 an hour or giving low-income earners a big tax credit at the end of the year. Why not have the government boost every paycheck a low-wage worker gets?<p>At least that's what Oren Cass would do. He's a senior fellow at the conservative think tank Manhattan …

Black Lives Matter videos, Clinton campaign reveal details of meeting

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Black Lives Matter activists had a frank and at times tense discussion last week behind closed doors, and thanks to video released Monday, the American public is now hearing exactly what the two sides said to each other.<p>Throughout the 15-minute conversation, Clinton …

‘Hillary 2016’ Has Never Made Sense for Democrats

Why haven’t more challengers entered the race to defeat the Iraq War hawk, Patriot Act supporter, and close friend of big finance?<p>As Hillary Clinton loses ground to Bernie Sanders in Iowa, where her lead shrinks by the day, it’s worth noticing that she has never made particular sense as the …