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Trump's Fans Shrug Off Oval Office Leak

'Total bullshit,' one pro-Trump troll said of reports that the president disclosed sensitive intelligence to the Russians.<p>Reports that Donald Trump divulged highly sensitive information to Russian officials—confirmed Monday by multiple news outlets and only glancingly denied by the White House—have …

Donald Trump

For vulnerable high school girls in Japan, a culture of ‘dates’ with older men

TOKYO — High school dating? No big deal in many parts of the world — but in Japan, it means something quite different.<p>Here, “high school dating” matches girls in uniforms with men in their 40s and 50s and beyond. And it means money changing hands.<p>Sometimes this involves a walk around the block or a …

Study: Bullying persists in school, reports of sex crime up

WASHINGTON (AP) — One in every 5 middle and high school students has complained of being bullied at school and the number of reports of sexual …

Fallon, Colbert and Kimmel mock Trump's speech

Jimmy Fallon, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Kimmel tease President Trump's commencement speech at Liberty University.

Comedy

'Baby Dragon' Found In China Is The Newest Species Of Dinosaur

Meet <i>Beibeilong sinensis,</i> the most recently identified dinosaur species.<p>The name means "baby dragon from China." The dinosaur had massive feathered wings and a birdlike skull. It probably looked most like a cassowary, flightless birds slightly smaller than an ostrich.<p>But the <i>Beibeilong</i> was much …

Man heralded as oldest human dies in Indonesia 'aged 146'

Indonesia says deceased man was born in December 1870, although his age was never verified<p>A man who was heralded as being the world’s longest living human has died at a claimed age of 146.<p>According to his papers, Indonesian national Sodimedjo, also known as Mbah Ghoto (Grandpa Ghoto), was born in …

Physicists Are 'Breeding' SchröDinger's Cat, And It Could Reveal The Limits of The Quantum World

The boundary between the quantum and classical worlds.<p>Physicists have figured out how to 'breed' Schrödinger's cat - an object in a quantum …

Quantum Physics

There's A New Record For Tiny Structures

Break out the world’s tiniest trophy. These scientists just set a record for carving out the smallest manmade shapes using a focused beam of electrons.<p>Researchers at the Brookhaven National Laboratory (BNL) used technology called electron beam lithography (EBL), to carve a plastic film into …

Microscopy

New 'Thor: Ragnarok' Images Give Us More Plot Details and Characters

Turn away if you don’t want to know.<p>New official photos from Marvel Cinematic Universe‘s upcoming <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> have been released courtesy of <i>Entertainment Weekly</i>. The photos give fans a few more details on the plot as well as a first look at Cate Blanchett as antagonist, Hela, and Tessa Thompson …

Alt-right comic book villains? Comics have moved on from punching Nazis

Just as Captain America once found himself recruited to battle nazism, today’s cartoon warriors are squaring up to far-right villainy<p>Comics have never shied away from punching a Nazi. Captain America socked Hitler himself on the jaw in his first issue back in March 1941, with Superman and Batman …

Scientists Have Found ‘Time Crystals,’ A Bizarre New Form Of Matter

How much do we know about time? Not much, if you think about it. For the thing we value most of all, we’re largely ignorant of what time is and how time works (at least from a physics standpoint). But we’re slowly learning that time is much stranger than we thought, to the point where its oddities …

Is Conspiracy Queen Louise Mensch Right About Donald Trump?

Louise Mensch, former Tory MP and relentless controversialist, is thrilled at being at the center of Donald Trump’s Russian-related meltdown.<p>An …

Samuel L. Jackson Puts In Overtime To Relive His Most Famous Film Roles With James Corden

James Corden

Bannon vows a daily fight for ‘deconstruction of the administrative state’

The reclusive mastermind behind President Trump’s nationalist ideology and combative tactics made his public debut Thursday, delivering a fiery rebuke of the media and declaring that the new administration is in an unending battle for “deconstruction of the administrative state.”<p>Stephen K. Bannon, …

Donald Trump

Kim Jong-nam killed by VX nerve agent, say Malaysian police

Kuala Lumpur airport terminal to be decontaminated after deadly attack on North Korean leader’s half-brother<p>Kim Jong-nam was killed using the highly toxic liquid nerve agent VX, Malaysian police have said.<p>One of the two women suspected of involvement in the poisoning vomited in police custody and …

FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign, multiple US officials briefed on the matter tell CNN.<p>But a White …

Donald Trump

10 Reasons Why You Should Move to Austin, Texas

It's officially the top place to be in the United States, according to a new report.<p>If it seems like everyone and their brother is moving to Austin, Texas, that would be correct. The "Live Music Capital of the World" welcomes around 50 new residents every day, and the state capital is such a hot …

Employment

The bitterest Taboo – has Tom Hardy’s TV show cost him dear?

Hardy took a big risk making Taboo, and it is reported to have left him nursing a £2m financial hole. Looks like he’ll have to take that Bond job then

First Look at John Boyega in Pacific Rim 2

The sequel hits theaters February 23, 2018.<p>The Force Awakens actor John Boyega has shared a first look at his Pacific Rim: Uprising character.<p>Boyega …

Everything we know about ‘Daredevil’ season 3

<i>Daredevil</i>’s second season shook up the core relationships between Matt, Foggy and Karen. It also introduced Frank Castle, who became The Punisher by …

Comics

Setback for Trump: Appeals court rejects demand to resume travel ban -- for now

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A federal appeals court early Sunday morning denied the US government's emergency request to resume President Donald Trump's travel ban.<p>The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has asked for both sides to file legal briefs before the court makes its final decision after a federal judge …

Thousands march on London in protest against Donald Trump's travel ban and Theresa May's invitation to President for UK state visit

Thousands of protesters have taken to the streets to call on Theresa May to end her "collusion" with Donald Trump.<p>Demonstrators urged the prime minister to withdraw her controversial invitation of a state visit to Mr Trump and denounced his travel ban as "racist".<p>The march, organised by the Stop …

Ready... Fire... Aim: How an Unhinged Trump Is Threatening US National Security

Trump doesn’t do nuance. He got elected by overtly exploiting fear, spreading hate, and promising to make us safer. Unfortunately, his simple-minded …

Week in pictures

The past seven days in the entertainment world, including Winona Ryder at the SAGs and Ed Sheeran in Liberia.

Iron Fist is already the most memeable member of the Defenders

Who’s up for hot yoga?<p>Netflix recently released new images of <i>Iron Fist</i>, its forthcoming series set in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, which leads up to its forthcoming superhero team-up season <i>Defenders</i> later this year. It’s a mix of promotional shots and episode stills, the best of which tease …

Parts of you stay alive after you die

After you die, parts of your body try to live.<p>A crazy new study, published Wednesday in Open Biology, found that even after death is declared, a …

The 34 Most Chilling Documentaries To Watch On Netflix Now

The great thing about Netflix is there's always something to watch. Whether you want to marathon a TV show or check out a movie, you're almost …

This explorer discovered human time warp by living in a cave

On July 16, 1962, French geologist Michel Siffre entered a darkened cave, where he planned to remain for two months.<p>Tracking the days according to …

Will buses ever be cool? Transit advocates want it to happen.

Stacy Thompson wants buses to be cool. It might seem like a long shot, but she’s not alone.<p>Public transportation advocates have long lobbied the …

11 Things You Need to Know Before Visiting Cuba

One writer discovers a country of dizzying contradictions.<p>In the words of a local artist and friendly guide I met on a recent trip to Cuba, “The only way to understand Cuba is to be irrational.” The island nation is a place of paradoxes: one where you're at once in awe of Havana's history and …