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Archaeologists say they have found almost fully intact temple and burial grounds of Saint Nicholas in Antalya<p>Turkish archaeologists have dashed the hopes of millions of children by claiming to have uncovered the likely burial place of Saint Nicholas.<p>Surveys have uncovered an intact temple and …

Archaeology

Motorola has patented a smartphone display that can heal itself of cracks

Smartphones are pretty expensive, but they’re also fragile. A simple drop can sometimes result in a shattered, unusable phone. Motorola has pushed forward in fixing this problem fir consumers by introducing a technology it calls ShatterShield on phones like the Moto Z2 Force, but it seems like that …

‘I hope Trump is assassinated’: A Missouri lawmaker faces mounting calls to resign after Facebook comment

A Missouri lawmaker is under mounting pressure to resign after she said on social media she hopes President Trump is assassinated, following his response to violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville.<p>Democratic state Sen. Maria Chappelle-Nadal went on her personal Facebook page …

Donald Trump

Man Sets Himself on Fire in Sydney, Protesting Immigration Policy

SYDNEY, Australia — A man set himself on fire after a standoff with the police near the Sydney offices of the Department of Immigration and Border Protection on Friday, the police said, unleashing screams and smoke and prompting a rapid rescue by firefighters and the police.<p>“Police made attempts to …

A weekend escape to Colorado's deep, steep Black Canyon of the Gunnison

The Black Canyon of the Gunnison was considered deep, dark and impenetrable not only by white settlers but also by Utes native to western Colorado. The area was seldom seen until the 1930s, when Mark Warner, a conservationist and Presbyterian minister in Montrose, Colo., 15 miles away, successfully …

Charlie Gard Will Be Moved to Hospice, Taken Off Life Support

Gard’s parents were denied their final request when a judge ruled that a private team could not care for the terminally-ill baby.<p>Days after the parents of 11-month-old Charlie Gard, a terminally ill baby, ended their lengthy legal battle with the UK court system, a judge ruled that Charlie must be …

Empathy

Smiles and thumbs up from woman charged with killing family

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga. (AP) — A woman charged with killing four of her young children and her husband smiled and flashed a double thumbs up to news …

Qualcomm is trying to ban iPhones from being sold in the US

In the latest escalation of its global legal fight with Apple, Qualcomm is asking the US government to ban new iPhones from coming into the country. It also wants sales halted on iPhones that have already made their way in.<p>Qualcomm says that Apple is violating six patents that have to do with …

5 free VPNs to maintain your privacy online

Whether it’s the prying eyes of a repressive regime, a data-hungry internet service provider (ISP), or a malicious actor listening on the public …

Drugged Driving on Rise, Passes Alcohol Alone in Fatal Crashes, Study Finds

The number of American drivers killed in car crashes in which drugs were detected has eclipsed those killed in crashes where only alcohol was found, according to a new study released Wednesday.<p>The report by the Governors Highway Safety Association and the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol …

Washington State

Google experiment promises clean nighttime shots from your phone

Many modern smartphones can take decent photos when the sun goes down, but their noisy, washed out images still don't hold a candle to the shots from a high-end DSLR. Google researcher Florian Kainz might have a way of closing that gap at least some of the time, however. In response to a challenge …

Wood and Wine: Bangkok Project Studio’s Elegant Bar in an Ancient Thai City

A new wine bar set in the ancient city of Ayutthaya, Thailand’s former capital, blends sophisticated, contemporary design with locally sourced plywood to create a surprisingly elegant tourist attraction and leisure place for wine enthusiasts.<p>The Wine: Ayutthaya, by Bangkok Project Studio, is …

5 Booty-Boosting Exercises from J.Lo’s Trainer

Jennifer Lopez wowed at the Billboard Latin Music Awards Thursday night.<p>The 47-year-old singer and actress rocked a transparent beaded gown by Julien …