Lillian Krueger

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Dawn spacecraft arrives at Ceres!

The Dawn spacecraft has made history. It has become the first mission to visit a dwarf planet when it successfully slipped into Ceres’ orbit on March …

Gigantic Black Hole Discovered From the Dawn of Time

Astronomers find a cosmic monster that pushes theories of the early universe to the limit.<p>Astronomers have identified a mammoth black hole weighing as much as 12 billion suns.<p>It's not the biggest black hole ever found, but it's astonishingly young. The giant appears to have swelled to its enormous …

First full body transplant is two years away, surgeon claims

Doctor plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor body using procedures he believes will soon be ready<p>A surgeon says full-body transplants could become a reality in just two years.<p>Sergio Canavero, a doctor in Turin, Italy, has drawn up plans to graft a living person’s head on to a donor …

Black hole 12bn times more massive than sun is discovered

Scientists name new ‘object’ SDSS J0100+2802 and say it is 12.8bn light years from Earth and was formed just 900m years after the Big Bang<p>A monster black hole powering “the brightest lighthouse in the distant universe” has been discovered that is 12bn times more massive than the sun, scientists …

'Cold Actually Feels Good' At The U.S. Winter Swimming Championship

One way to test your mettle in winter is to take one of those quick penguin plunges in icy water. But some stoic swimmers actually carve pools out of frozen lakes and race each other.<p>The sport of winter swimming is popular abroad, especially in Russia, Scandinavia and China. But last weekend, a …

The Dogs of War

Here is Marine Corporal Jose Armenta in his tent on the night before getting blown up in Afghanistan. He jokes with Mulrooney and Berry and the medic the guys have nicknamed “Christ.” He feeds and waters his dog, Zenit, a sable-coat German shepherd. He lets Buyes, who will be dead in three months, …

Camp Pendleton

Russia Rejects Demands To Leave Crimea

PARIS/KIEV, March 5 (Reuters) - Russia rebuffed Western demands to withdraw forces in Ukraine's Crimea region to their bases on Wednesday amid a day of high-stakes diplomacy in Paris aimed at easing tensions over Ukraine and averting the risk of war.<p>The European Union offered Ukraine's new …

Ex- CIA Chief: Why We Keep Getting Putin Wrong

Blame a myopic mindset—and an intelligence corps focused on terrorism, not Moscow.<p>Thelast time Russian troops invaded one of its neighbors, the U.S. …

Exclusive: Russian ‘Blackwater’ Takes Over Ukraine Airport

Troops who've taken over two airports in Crimea are not Russian military, but they could be security contractors working for the Russian military, …

Man who killed 2 infants gets death penalty

Jason Michael Hann has been convicted of killing his 2-month-old son and 10-month old daughter and hiding their bodies in storage units.<p>INDIO, Calif. -- A man who has been convicted of killing two of his infant children and hiding their plastic-wrapped bodies in storage units in Arkansas and …

The Final "Divergent" Trailer Will Make You Jump With Excitement

Watch Tris go from terrified to fearless!<p>Set in the blown-apart, post-war Chicago of the future, Veronica Roth's novel <i>Divergent</i> — the first of the now-completed, best-selling trilogy — sets up a complicated world. This new exclusive trailer for the coming film adaptation takes us through it: what …

'Biggest Loser': Uproar as winner appears 'too thin' at 105 pounds

Rachel Frederickson, 24, of Los Angeles won the Season 15 title of<p>"The Biggest Loser"and the $250,000 grand prize, but promptly sparked criticism from viewers who say the show went too far by allowing the former competitive swimmer to diet her way down to 105 pounds.<p>Frederickson started the …

Fitness

Seymour Hoffman Had One Scene Left To Film In Mockingjay

Scene was "major, emotional."<p>Philip Seymour Hoffman reportedly had one major scene left to film on <i>The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2</i> when he died.<p>The actor, who passed away suddenly last weekend, features as head gamesmaker Plutarch Heavensbee in the hit movie franchise.<p>According to <i>The Hollywood</i> …

Movies

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Time Travel

The Civil War In Color

Source: The Daily Mail<p>The American Civil War took place between 1861 and 1865 after rifts between the slave-owning, anti-federalist South and the and …

Robert E. Lee

Tour de France to Host Women’s Race

After more than a century, the most famous men’s cycling race in the world is about to get a bit more inclusive.<p>Tour de France owner Amaury Sport Organisation announced Saturday that a women’s one-day race will coincide with the final stage of the Tour de France on July 27 in Paris. The race will …

Road Cycling
Weather

Vatican blasts back at UN report on pedophile priests, abortion

The Vatican blasted back at a UN-authored Rights of Children report, saying its criticism of the church's stand on homosexuality is driven by critics of the church's "non-negotiable" teachings.<p>The U.N. Committee on the Rights of the Child, whose members have included such nations as Saudi Arabia, …

Obama on CVS: 'Powerful message'

President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark’s decision to take tobacco products off the shelves, saying it will save lives and reduce health care costs.<p>“As one of the largest retailers and pharmacies in America, CVS Caremark sets a powerful example,” he said in a statement early Wednesday …