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Incredible 1,500-year-old Christian mosaic uncovered in Israel

Archaeologists in Israel have uncovered a stunning 1,500-year-old Christian mosaic that was once the floor of a church or monastery.<p>Experts found the mosaic during an excavation in the ancient Mediterranean coastal city of Ashdod-Yam, now part of the modern city of Ashdod. The discovery, which was …

What Children — and Parents — Can Learn From Baking Together

There’s a picture that I keep in the left-hand corner of my computer screen, of me and my son, Joshua, who is now grown, baking together years ago. It shows me bent over the kitchen counter gingerly disengaging a bell-shaped cookie from a large piece of dough. It looks as if it might have been …

Long-form Journalism

Florida church warns at every door 'we are heavily armed'

A Florida church has a stark warning to all who enter who may wish to do harm--"we are heavily armed."<p>The River at Tampa Bay Church regularly broadcasts its services live on social media, and in the wake of the Texas church massacre where 26 people were killed, a leader of the congregation made a …

Social Media

AP Mobile

Bringing you breaking news from the Associated Press and hundreds of trusted local sources, AP Mobile is your trusted source for real-time news …

WWII veteran calls for help and dies as nurses laugh, video shows

A hidden video from 2014 shows nurses laughing as a World War II veteran repeatedly called for help and died while in their care.<p>The family of James Dempsey, 89, of Woodstock, Ga., hid a camera in the late veteran’s room in the Northeast Atlanta Health and Rehabilitation Center which captured the …

World War II

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 …

Solar System

Brazile as DNC chair considered replacing Clinton with Biden after she fainted: report

Report: Brazile considered replacing Clinton with Biden<p>Former DNC leader Donna Brazile says she considered replacing 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton with then-Vice President Joe Biden after Clinton fainted in the closing weeks of the White House race, according to full review of …

Government

Millennials think socialism would create a great safe space, study finds

Nearly half of all U.S. millennials believe the greatest safe space of them all would be living under a socialist regime.<p>That’s according to a new study from research firm YouGov and Washington, D.C.-based Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation, which surveyed over 2,000 people regarding their …

Safe-Space

Pyramid discovery: Scientists use cosmic rays to find mysterious chamber inside ancient edifice

Egypt pyramid discovery: Secret chamber found in Giza<p>Scientists have harnessed sophisticated scanning technology to discover a mysterious chamber inside Egypt’s Great Pyramid of Giza.<p>The discovery, which was revealed in the journal Nature, has been described as the first discovery of a major new …

Archaeology

'Monster' planet discovery stuns scientists

Discovery of 'monster planet' stuns scientists<p>Astronomers have discovered a planet the size of Jupiter orbiting a star that’s only half the size of the sun — a celestial phenomenon that contradicts theories of planet formation.<p>NGTS-1b, a massive, 986-degrees-hot ball of gas revolving around a red …

Universe

The ultimate guide to learning anything faster

<i>“If only I learned about investing when I was still in my early twenties…”</i><p>If only.<p>For many of us, there are more things we want to learn than we have time.<p>As information becomes more readily accesible online, the number of things we want to learn is only continuing to increase. And the only …

Iraqi Christians forced to flee homes again after skirmishes between Kurds and central government

The first Iraqi Christians to return home after their village was freed from Islamic State control were forced to flee yet again Tuesday as Iraqi forces stormed the area to confront Kurdish soldiers, a dark turn in what was broadly considered a “success story” of rebuilding in Northern Iraq.<p>Between …

Middle East

Clinton campaign, DNC helped fund research that led to salacious Trump dossier

Clinton campaign, DNC funded research for Trump dossier<p>The controversial dossier containing salacious allegations about President Donald Trump and his possible connections to Russia, including coordination between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin, resulted from funding by Hillary Clinton's …

Donald Trump

7 tips for talking to your aging parents about money

Fifty-four percent of adults admit that they would rather talk to their kids about sex than their parents about aging. The reasons for avoiding this …

In the market for human bodies, almost anyone can sell the dead

LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - The company stacked brochures in funeral parlours around Sin City. On the cover: a couple clasping hands. Above the image, a promise: “Providing Options in Your Time of Need.”<p>The company, Southern Nevada Donor Services, offered grieving families a way to eliminate expensive …

What Is Money Laundering? And Why Does It Matter To Robert Mueller?

When Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein announced he was handing over the reins of the Justice Department's Russia investigation to a special counsel, he gave Robert Mueller the authority to look into "any matters that arose or may arise directly from the investigation."<p>It has become clear in …

Climate change already costing US taxpayers billions in losses, GAO report says

A non-partisan federal watchdog released a report Monday that said climate change is already costing taxpayers billions each year and warns that the amount is likely to increase in the future.<p>A Government Accountability Office report said the federal government has spent more than $350 billion over …

Fossil Fuels

Podesta news should rattle Dems on Russia

Mueller reportedly investigating the Podesta Group<p>**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><i>On the roster: Podesta news should rattle Dems on Russia - Trump keeps up feud with soldier’s widow - Gobble, gobble: Trump moves up tax timeline - Dem House candidates raking</i> …

Donald Trump

Body Cam Study Shows No Effect On Police Use Of Force Or Citizen Complaints

Having police officers wear little cameras seems to have no discernible impact on citizen complaints or officers' use of force, at least in the nation's capital.<p>That's the conclusion of a study performed as Washington, D.C., rolled out its huge camera program. The city has one of the largest forces …

Qantas passenger gets a side of feet with his in-flight meal

A Qantas passenger has shared a photo of his in-flight dining experience — featuring a woman’s foot.<p>According to his post on Reddit, in a controversial move to try and stretch out in economy, the audacious passenger in front decided to sit backwards during the flight, poking her leg through the …

JetBlue

Former ESPN reporter says she was told not to like conservative-leaning tweets

ESPN anchor Jemele Hill was suspended for violating the network’s social media policy a second time when she suggested Dallas Cowboy fans boycott the team’s advertisers. But according to former ESPN reporter Britt McHenry, it was more about the network’s own bottom line than its policies.<p>McHenry …

Iran's secret sites linked to nuclear weapons development revealed

Iran warns US not to undermine nuclear deal<p>President Donald Trump is expected this week to “decertify” the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known simply as the Iran deal, declaring that the agreement reached in 2015 by the U.S. and five other international powers is not in …

South Asia

Cows Jump For Joy After Seeing Grass For The First Time In Months

Cows

Ask the Headhunter: The question you must ask yourself if you want higher pay

Nick Corcodilos started headhunting in Silicon Valley in 1979 and has answered over 30,000 questions from the Ask The Headhunter community.<p>In this …

One small college’s death and rebirth offers lessons for the rest

YELLOW SPRINGS, Ohio — The summer gathering of alumni at Antioch College was not your conventional reunion.<p>Sure, there was the enthusiasm of …

Mystery of Great Pyramid may be solved, researchers say

Ancient Egyptian pyramid mystery solved?<p>New evidence proves that the ancient Egyptians constructed the Great Pyramid at Giza by transporting 170,000 tons of limestone in boats.<p>It has long been known that the rock was extracted eight miles away in Tura and that granite used in the monumental …

Archaeology

Oklahoma City Police Fatally Shoot Deaf Man Despite Yells Of 'He Can't Hear'

Police in Oklahoma City on Tuesday night fatally shot a deaf man who they say was advancing toward them with a metal pipe as witnesses yelled that the man was deaf and could not hear them.<p>It's the fifth officer-involved shooting in the city this year, according to the Oklahoma City Police …

Death of the man 'who saved the world'

Former Soviet officer Stanislav Petrov has died, at age 77.<p>Reports of his passing shine a light on the important decision he made at the height of Cold War that changed the course of history and saved many lives.<p>At the age of 44, Petrov was a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet army and was in charge …

Norway's sovereign wealth fund reaches $1 trillion

Norway, the world’s happiest country, now has a new reason to be cheerful – it is now also the richest nation on earth.<p>The value of the Scandinavian country’s sovereign wealth fund has reached an unprecedented $1 trillion after outperforming all initial expectations.<p>Known locally as the “oil fund”, …