Stephanie Wolf

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Astronomers just discovered the smallest star ever

We typically think of stars as colossal balls of fusion-driven fire that absolutely dwarf everything else, but researchers just made a discovery that …

An Exciting New Cancer Treatment Has Just Been Endorsed by FDA

We can reprogram immune cells!<p>Food and Drug Administration advisers on Wednesday enthusiastically endorsed a first-of-its-kind cancer treatment that …

Immunotherapy

Mixing Business And The Presidency, Trump To Hold Fundraiser At His Washington Hotel

President Trump, who is fond of dining at his Trump International Hotel near the White House, will have some company Wednesday — a roomful of people who paid as much as $35,000 or $100,000 each to be there.<p>The money will go to two joint fundraising operations — Trump Victory, which will take in …

Angela Merkel and Donald Trump head for clash at G20 summit

A clash between Angela Merkel and Donald Trump appears unavoidable after Germany signalled that it will make climate change, free trade and the management of forced mass global migration the key themes of the G20 summit in Hamburg next week.<p>The G20 summit brings together the world’s biggest …

Senate GOP health bill would slash Medicaid. Here's how.

Republicans have wanted to repeal Obamacare for years -- but they've wanted to overhaul Medicaid for far longer.<p>They are now getting their chance.<p>The health care legislation working its way through Congress would do much more than its stated purpose of repealing and replacing Obamacare. It …

Health Care

These 5 National Parks Are So Close to Cities You Have No Excuse Not to Go

Get your nature-fix without giving up your 24-hour deli for too long.<p>It doesn't take a week-long trek or four-hour flight to get out of the city and into some of the nation's most crazy-beautiful natural landmarks. In fact, roughly a third of all National Park Sites are in urban areas, and even …

These Are the Most Colorful Places on Earth

You can find color wherever you go, but there are some places that leave more vivid memories than others.<p>If you’re looking to douse yourself in the …

Lone Star Tick Bites Are Making Some People Allergic to Red Meat

You already know that ticks pose a threat your health; these bugs, which thrive in the summer, can transmit Lyme disease, Powassan virus and even a …

12 Unhealthy Foods That Doctors Steer Clear Of

This list might be easier said than done.<p>You've heard this hundreds of times before, but it's still true and it's still important: The foods you eat …

Clorox tops list of 100 highest-rated CEOs

The CEO of Clorox has scrubbed away the competition in taking the lead on an annual list of the 100 highest-rated chief executives in the world — as rated by their own workers.<p>With few stains on his record, Benno Dorer of Clorox had a 99% approval rate in the ratings as compiled by Glassdoor, a job …

Extreme Heat Waves Will Change How We Live. We’re Not Ready

Extreme heat struck across the Southwest U.S. this week, sending temperatures in Phoenix soaring to near 120°F and grounding airplanes that were …

Disability rights activists protesting the US Senate health care bill explain what's at stake

The US Senate could vote as soon as this coming week on its controversial healthcare reform bill, which cuts taxes for the rich, and reduces benefits for the poor, elderly, and disabled. The next few days in Washington, and around the country, are likely to be marked with protests, rallies, and …

Health Care

The Incredible Italian Island You've Never Heard Of

Plan a visit to Ischia, but don't let the secret out.<p>There are places you go to get away from it all. And then there’s Sant’Angelo.<p>To get to this Italian village, you take an hour-long ferry from Naples to the volcanic island of Ischia, nestled a few waves’ breadth from Capri in the heart of the …

Trump’s son seems to confirm Comey’s account of the president’s comments on the Flynn investigation

Soon after former FBI director James B. Comey testified that President Trump told him that he “hoped” the FBI would drop its investigation of former national security adviser Michael Flynn, the president's personal lawyer flatly denied that accusation and said Trump “never, in form or substance, …

Donald Trump

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify Tues

WASHINGTON (AP) — Fellow Republicans pressed President Donald Trump on Sunday to come clean about whether he has tapes of private conversations with …

Donald Trump

First human case of plague this year is reported in New Mexico

The New Mexico Department of Health (NMDOH) has reported the first case of human plague in the states this year.<p>Health officials said a 63-year-old man from Sante Fe County is currently being hospitalized and is in critical condition with the pneumonic plague.<p>The bacterial disease is the most …

This beautiful Swiss town won't let you share Insta pics because it doesn't want people to get FOMO

The stunning and quaint town of Bergün has banned photography within its limits. And for good reason. Because of its awe-spiring scenery and …

This is how the biggest companies cheated on taxes in 2016

<b>(AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>Corporations make billions from the U.S., and then claim all their profits in other countries<p>Paul Buchheit<p>June 1, 2017 10:30am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Donald Trump wants to cut what some call the "highest corporate tax rate in the world." The tax cut will, …

Coral reef can survive, say scientists, but fast action is needed

Scientists say the world’s coral reefs can be saved despite being “in deep trouble” due to climate change, fishing and pollution – but they will look radically different in the future.<p>A study published in the journal Nature says warmer water temperatures will lead to new mixes of coral species and …

Watch Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards at Code

Richards was interviewed by Kara Swisher on our Code Conference stage.<p>Cecile Richards joined Planned Parenthood as president in 2006, and under her leadership, the number of Planned Parenthood supporters has more than doubled, reaching nine million. Every year, approximately 650 affiliate health …

Dutch testing tube unveiled for Hyperloop transport system

DELFT, Netherlands (AP) — A Dutch tech startup and a construction company on Thursday unveiled a Hyperloop test facility, a steel tube that will be …

High-speed Rail

Gas giant 50 times the size of Jupiter caused enigmatic stellar eclipses thousands light years away

The planet's existence may be confirmed in September if another stellar eclipse occurs.<p>A giant gas planet – up to fifty times the mass of Jupiter – …

The 25 best fast-food chains in America right now

But fast-food lovers aren't loyal only to legacy chains like McDonald's, KFC, and Taco Bell. In fact, these giants don't even break the top 25 in our latest ranking of the top fast-food chains in America.<p>Business Insider teamed up with Restaurant Business, a publication that focuses on the …

Fast Food

5 Things You Must Know From Warren Buffett's Latest Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting

Buffett has a lot of opinions and we should all pay attention.<p>When Warren Buffett speaks, the whole investment world perks up their ears and listens. If you happened to miss his weekend Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting (for example, if your invitation got lost in the mail), you missed some gems. …

Australian senator makes history by breastfeeding her baby in parliament

Alia Joy Waters is just weeks old. But she has already made political history in Australia by becoming the first baby to be breast fed in the Australian parliament.<p>Senator Larissa Waters returned to parliament today for the first time since giving birth to her second daughter earlier this year, …

Walking Dead fans' favourite ever villain ISN'T Negan

Lucille might be thirsty for revenge against <i>The Walking Dead</i> fans.<p>The official site for the show has been carrying out a tournament-based vote to …

Common sequence variants affect molecular function more than rare variants?

Article |<p>Open | Published: 09 May 2017<p><i>Scientific Reports</i><b>volume 7</b>, Article number: 1608 (2017) | Download Citation<p>Abstract<p>Any two unrelated …

Algorithms

How Amazon Prime Members Can Basically Get Free Products

The site offers low-cost sample boxes that come with a promotional coupon of the same value, essentially cancelling out the cost.<p>Amazon offers a …

The Latest: Buhari leaves for London amid health fears

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — The Latest on the release of Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in Nigeria (all times local):<p>…

'Poo protest' against New Zealand government

<b>A campaign group in New Zealand has turned to the infamous staple of social media conversations - the poo emoji - to make its point to the government about its handling of the environment.</b><p>Protesters from the Action Station group launched 50 inflatable poo emojis onto Lake Ohakuri on the Waikato …

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