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8.2-magnitude earthquake strikes in South Pacific off Fiji

<b>(CNN) —</b> A massive 8.2 magnitude earthquake struck in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, roughly 200 miles off Fiji and almost the same distance from Tonga, according to the preliminary report from the US Geological Survey.<p>The earthquake struck just after midday Sunday and was almost 560 kilometers …

Natural Disasters

Neuroscientists Have Found New Brain Clues For What Really Causes Psychopathy

These people are "wildly misunderstood".<p>Psychopathy typically hovers on the border somewhere between a mental disorder and a moral judgement.<p>A new …

EPA rollbacks already touching Americans' lives

WASHINGTON (AP) — For 37 mostly female farm-workers in California's Central Valley, U.S. policy under Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt became personal not long after sunup one day in May 2017.<p>Picking cabbage that morning, the workers noticed a tarry smell drifting from a nearby …

Pesticides

E.P.A. Chief Scott Pruitt Resigns Under a Cloud of Ethics Scandals

<i>Want the latest climate and environment news in your inbox? Sign up here to receive Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter.</i><p>WASHINGTON — Scott Pruitt, the administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency and architect of President Trump’s aggressive effort to rewrite the government’s rule book on …

Donald Trump

Trump unleashes in Montana

The president lampoons Jon Tester, Elizabeth Warren, the media and more of his favorite targets at a stemwinding campaign-style rally.<p>President Donald Trump went on offense on Thursday at a campaign-style rally in Montana, deriding the state’s Democratic senator but also launching attacks against …

A balloon of Trump as a 20-foot-tall angry baby has been cleared to fly over London for his diplomatic visit next week

London's mayor on Thursday gave a group permission to fly a 20-foot-tall balloon depicting President Donald Trump as an angry baby over London when the president visits the city later this month.<p>Mayor Sadiq Khan described the stunt as a "peaceful protest."<p>The group's plan is to suspend the balloon …

Donald Trump

Trump pressed aides on Venezuela invasion, US official says

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — As a meeting last August in the Oval Office to discuss sanctions on Venezuela was concluding, President Donald Trump turned to his top aides and asked an unsettling question: With a fast unraveling Venezuela threatening regional security, why can't the U.S. just simply …

Venezuela

'Canadians Are Livid' About Trump And Are Hitting Back By Boycotting U.S. Goods

In a large, brightly lit grocery store in Canada's capital Ottawa, Scott Chamberlain smoothly navigates his shopping cart through the produce section, looking for ingredients to make chili. He snaps up a bag of red peppers, clearly stamped "Product of Canada." But the only onions available are from …

Canada

Here's One Way To Fix Those Annoying Scratches In Your Door Handles

You’d think car paint would be tougher than fingernails, but you’ve probably also seen these annoying scratches on the doorhandles of your cars. I …

How big corporations are — and aren't — fighting global warming

Major companies in the U.S. and worldwide are increasingly taking steps to lower the carbon footprint of what they produce, how they ship goods, and …

Electric Vehicles

Tracing Your Roots: Did Racism Force My Ancestors to Hide Their Love?

Family lore about a great-grandparent’s interracial relationship lines up with clues in census records.<p><b>Dear Professor Gates:</b><p><i>My paternal grandmother,</i> …

How a racist hate-monger masterminded America’s War on Drugs

Harry Anslinger conflated drug use, race, and music to criminalize non-whiteness and create a prison-industrial complex<p>In 1931<b>,</b> Henry Smith Williams …

Little more than 70 years ago, Italians were the poverty-stricken immigrants from an “undesirable” country

More than 600,000 Italians who had immigrated to the U.S. were classified as “enemy aliens.” They were subject to curfew and property seizure; some …

World's longest underwater cave system discovered in Mexico by divers

Discovery of 347km-long cave by the Gran Acuifero Maya project could shed light on Mayan history<p>Related: Unique underwater caves link Mexico's Caribbean coast to the jungle – in pictures<p>A group of divers has connected two underwater caverns in eastern Mexico to reveal what is believed to be the …

Scuba Diving

U.S. Vetoes U.N. Security Council Resolution Voiding Trump's Jerusalem Move

The U.S. blocked a United Nations Security Council vote Monday on a resolution that called on all states to refrain from building diplomatic missions in Jerusalem.<p>U.S. Delegate to the U.N. Nikki Haley voted against the resolution, using the United States' veto power as a permanent member for the …

Graphene shoes draw heat from your feet

Graphene – the "wonder material" composed of a one-atom-thick sheet of linked carbon atoms – has already been used in products such as helmets, …

Health and safety rules targeted as Trump begins to slash red tape

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When disaster hits the chemical plants in Port Arthur, Texas, triggering fires like those that flared in the wake of Hurricane Harvey, Hilton Kelley is the man fielding panicked calls from neighbors unsure whether they should evacuate their homes.<p>U.S. President Donald Trump …

Pesticides

White House Limits Congressional Travel to Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, Sources Say

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is restricting members of Congress from making official visits as part of official delegations to the hurricane-battered U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico, congressional sources from both parties said Wednesday.<p>"It's very foggy and confusing, but, yes, …

Obama Cruelly Taunted Trump in Letter Riddled with Multisyllabic Words

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Barack Obama used the occasion of Donald Trump’s Inauguration to viciously taunt the incoming President by writing him a letter riddled with multisyllabic words, sources revealed on Sunday.<p>According to those familiar with the letter, Obama packed it with …

Protesters Illuminate Charlottesville During Candlelight Vigil At UVA

Days earlier, the University of Virginia campus was lit by white supremacists holding torches.<p>CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. ― A new light illuminated Charlottesville on Wednesday, when thousands of people assembled on the University of Virginia campus for a candlelight vigil. The peaceful gathering was in …

"Why did the fish die?": The questions and Facebook posts that led Vietnam to imprison a mom blogger

With a blue fish painted on her cheek, a smiling Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh stares out from her Facebook page, where she writes in Vietnamese under the name <i>Mẹ Nấm</i>, or Mother [of] Mushroom. Nhu Quynh, a single mom and tour guide, began blogging over a decade ago adopting her daughter’s nickname as part …

Zika Mosquitoes Are in More Places Than You Thought, CDC Says

The mosquitoes that carry Zika virus, dengue, chikungunya and yellow fever are more common across the United States than previously believed, federal experts reported Tuesday.<p>Updated maps for 2016 show the Aedes aegypti mosquito in 38 counties where it wasn’t found before — a 21 percent increase, …

Trump unhinged: Now he's even at war with Fox News - Alicia Shepard

Chris Wallace and Shepard Smith stood up on behalf of journalists and the American people.<p>It’s no secret President Trump loves to loathe the mainstream press, as witnessed by a Friday tweet dismissing CNN, the “failing” <i>New York Times</i>, NBC News, ABC and CBS as “the FAKE NEWS media” and calling the …

Beware a Trump Reichstag Fire

"I alone can fix it."- Donald Trump, July 2016<p>Ever since the election, I have been concerned about and warning others of the possibility of Donald Trump using a terrorist attack in the United States the way Adolf Hitler used the burning of the Reichstag (parliament) building in Berlin in 1933 as a …

Donald Trump

Associated Press News

Russian UN Ambassador: ‘Scandalous’ For U.S. ‘To Go After Our Kids’

Kids