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You're More Likely to Die Choking Than Be Killed by Foreign Terrorists, Data Show

You're more likely to die from being buried alive or from choking on food than at the hands of foreign-born terrorists attacking on American soil.<p>The death rate data was compiled by NBC News in light of a recent report by the libertarian think tank the Cato Institute, which found the likelihood of …

Immigration

Inside The Psychology Of The Rebel Electors Who Seek To Overturn Trump’s Election

How can an Electoral College member go against the will of voters in their state? This Harvard professor explains their moral logic.<p>What does it take to be a rebel, when your instinct is to follow the herd?<p>That’s the question that comes to mind when you consider the Hamilton Electors, the growing …

Government

Ageing process may be reversible, scientists claim

New form of gene therapy shown to produce rejuvenating effect in mice, although scientists say human clinical applications are decade away<p>Wrinkles, grey hair and niggling aches are normally regarded as an inevitable part of growing older, but now scientists claim that the ageing process may be …

Aging

The Latest: Biden sees no change in US-Israel relations

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. election. (All times EST):<p>11 p.m.<p>Vice President Joe Biden says Donald Trump's election victory should have …

In Closing Ads, Trump Goes Dark While Clinton Goes Cozy

Donald Trump's campaign released his final campaign video on Friday. It began with ominous piano music playing under one of Trump's speeches. As he condemns the "corrupt political establishment," grainy archive footage of his opponent Hillary Clinton and world leaders is mixed with stern, …

President Obama Mocks Donald Trump for Not Being Allowed to Tweet

Landon Nordeman for TIME<p>Landon Nordeman for TIME<p>Doug Mills—The New York Times/Redux<p>Jim Young—Reuters<p>Brian Snyder—Reuters<p>Luke Sharrett—Bloomberg/Getty …

Donald Trump

And Now Here's a Spooky Hubble Space Picture Just in Time for Halloween

The Hubble space telescope has captured an image of the stunning yet spooky Red Spider Nebula. This two-lobed nebula is located in the constellation …

Cosmology

Strange messages coming from the stars are ‘probably’ from aliens, scientists say

Scientists have heard hugely unusual messages from deep in space that they think are coming from aliens.<p>A new analysis of strange modulations in a …

Clinton looking past Trump to transition planning

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton is steadily moving her focus beyond Donald Trump, increasingly planning for what she believes will be her transition to the presidency after a final two-week dash through battleground states.<p>Even as Clinton intensifies her efforts to help Democrats across the party, …

This brilliant 13-year-old figured out how to make clean energy using a device that costs $5

Maanasa Mendu thinks she's cracked the code on how to make wind and solar energy affordable.<p>On Tuesday, Mendu, a 13-year-old from Ohio, won the grand prize in the Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for her work in creating a cost-effective "solar leaves" design to create energy. In …

Donald Trump blasts 'hit job' on 'SNL' and Twitter happily responds

If you're Donald Trump and you're reading these words, follow this link. Everyone else: L-O-L.<p>The Republican nominee for president lit himself a …

Adorable Caracal Kittens Grow Into Elegant Wild Cats That Roam the African Savanna

It’s no secret that kittens are some of the cutest animals on the planet. Domesticated or wild, these tiny felines are adorably fuzzy with big, curious eyes that are busy taking in their new and exciting world. This sense of wonder is seen in the caracal, a caramel-colored wild cat that lives in …

Cute

Lost Utah Cat Spends Four Months Crossing Mountain Range to Return to Family

What started as a cozy nap inside a boat four months ago resulted in an incredible journey for a Utah cat, which included a long trek across the …

US Using Unconfirmed Attack on Navy to Start War With Iran & Russia

After reportedly coming under fire from missiles launched in Houthi rebel-held territory, the United States officially entered the war in Yemen today …

John Oliver Decimates Wells Fargo's John Stumpf in 4 Minutes

Comedian John Oliver returned to late-night TV on Sunday night after his most recent hiatus and the host of HBO’s <i>Last Week Tonight</i> dove into trending …

John Oliver Uses a Delicious Metaphor to Compare Clinton and Trump’s Scandals

Think of politicians as cookies, and scandals as raisins.<p>When it comes to the fast-approaching election, many voters feel as though they’re being forced to choose between two untrustworthy candidates. But as freshly minted Emmy winner <b>John Oliver</b> pointed out in another scathing segment on Sunday …

Uber plans self-flying drone taxis to beat city traffic

If you summon an Uber in 10 years’ time, you will probably get a car that drives itself. But then again, you may not be travelling in a car at all.<p>The taxi-hailing app is working on technology that would allow airborne passenger drones to fly its users short distances around cities, it has emerged, …