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Administration seeks to expand immigrant family detention

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The Trump administration is calling for the expanded use of family detention for immigrant parents and children who are stopped along the U.S.-Mexico border, a move decried by advocates as a cruel and ineffective attempt to deter families from coming to the United …

Immigration

IT'S OFFICIAL: General Relativity Was Just Tested on Galactic Scales, Proving Einstein Right Again

What a shock!<p>The curvature of empty space caused by an entire galaxy has now been pinned down with unprecedented precision, demonstrating Einstein's …

Physics

Sonos Taking on Amazon, Apple, Google as It’s About to Go Public – Variety

Summer has been kind so far to Sonos: The Santa Barbara, Calif.-based smart-speaker maker introduced a major new product, the Beam soundbar, earlier …

Smart Homes

The Legend of Nintendo

For anyone who’s ever marveled at Nintendo’s vivid, phantasmagoric, zoologically ornate video games, visiting the company’s understated home in …

Retrogaming

Instagram hits 1 billion monthly users, up from 800M in September

Instagram’s meteoric rise continues, dwarfing the stagnant growth rates of Snapchat and Facebook. Today Instagram announced that it has reached 1 billion monthly active users, after passing 800 million in September 2017 with 500 million daily users.<p>That massive audience could be a powerful draw for …

Social Media

Comcast Offers $65 Billion for 21st Century Fox, Challenging Disney

Comcast announced an offer worth $65 billion for the bulk of 21st Century Fox’s businesses on Wednesday, setting up a showdown with the Walt Disney Company for Rupert Murdoch’s media empire.<p>The all-cash bid by Comcast, the largest cable company and broadband provider in the United States, came a …

Media Industry

Fox shares pop ahead of expected Comcast bid

(Reuters) - Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's shares hit a record high on Wednesday as approval for AT&T Inc's $85 billion buyout of Time Warner Inc spurred speculation that Comcast Corp would make an offer for most of Fox's assets.<p>A firm offer from Comcast, widely expected later in the day, could …

Wall Street

U.S. Judge Approves AT&T's $85 Billion Merger With Time Warner

<b>Updated at 6:02 p.m. ET</b><p>A federal judge on Tuesday gave his blessing to telecom giant AT&T's drive to take over the Time Warner media conglomerate. U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon rejected arguments by Justice Department lawyers that the combined company would be too large and too powerful …

Time Warner

Special report: A new era of global trade wars

No single shot in President Trump’s trade wars matters much. But the wild, simultaneous spraying of shots at a half dozen U.S. allies — unprecedented …

Geopolitics

NASA to reveal new findings from its Mars rover Curiosity

<i>Editor's Note: NASA announced that the Curiosity rover uncovered tantalizing new evidence of organic molecules on the red planet. Read the full story about Curiosity's new findings.</i><p>NASA has called a press conference to discuss new findings made by its Mars rover Curiosity, which has been exploring …

Mars

Trump commutes sentence of Alice Marie Johnson

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has commuted the sentence of Alice Marie Johnson, a first-time nonviolent drug offender, a week after Kim Kardashian West pleaded her case during an Oval Office meeting with Trump.<p>Johnson has already served 21 years of a life sentence after she was …

Donald Trump

'Holy grail of cancer research': doctors positive about early detection blood test

A blood test for 10 different types of cancers could one day help doctors screen for the disease before patients show symptoms, researchers at the world’s largest gathering of oncologists have said.<p>The test, called a liquid biopsy, screens for cancer by detecting tiny bits of DNA released by cancer …

Cancer

Scientists Identify Over 100 Possible Exomoons That Could Potentially Harbor Alien Life

Exoplanets get all the attention, but don't forget about moons.<p>Yes, we're finding new exoplanets all over the place, any of which could have conditions favorable to potential alien life. But it's not all about planets. A new international study has identified more than 100 giant planets that …

Astronomy

The Great Barrier Reef is under assault. It's not the first time

Scientists are worried about Australia's Great Barrier Reef, and no wonder. Like many coral reefs, the world's largest is under assault from water pollution, overfishing and the warmer seawater that results from climate change, among other threats.<p>But a major new study a decade in the making shows …

Great Barrier Reef

Life Found A Way Just 10 Years After The Dinosaurs Were Wiped Out

We all know that a massive asteroid smashed into Earth around 66 million years ago, giving dinosaurs a very bad day and destroying 75% of life on the planet.<p>But scientists have now discovered that just ten years later, life had returned to the crater left by the impact and there was a thriving …

Seafloor

This Tater Tot Casserole Is Breakfast Goals

My love of tater tots is eternal. I'll gladly eat them any time of day, including for breakfast — they're basically hash browns, right? — so of …

Banana Bread: The Easiest Recipe Ever

<b>Heat the oven and prep the pan.</b> Arrange a rack in the bottom third of the oven and heat to 350°F. Line an 8x5-inch loaf pan with parchment paper, …

These 2-Ingredient Pancakes Are a Breakfast Miracle

<b>Mash the banana:</b> Peel the banana and break it up into several big chunks in a bowl. Use a dinner fork to thoroughly mash the banana. Continue mashing …

This Is the Smartest Way to Cook Breakfast While You Sleep

Coat a 4 1/2-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add the sausage, onion, and oregano; use a …

You Deserve Better Oven-Baked Salmon. Here's How to Make It.

If you want an easy, fancy main dish, it doesn't get much better than roasted salmon fillets. It can be a midweek date night, an al fresco meal with …

A Nutritionist Made Your 5 Favorite Comfort Foods Healthier

When I was growing up in the Midwest, comfort food was anywhere and everywhere. (I mean, Michigan is famous for meat, potatoes, and cheese — think of …

With This Recipe, You Can Make Perfect Cheesecake Every Single Time

Cheesecake should never be a source of anything except pure bliss. Not distress. Not frustration.

No-Bake Salted Chocolate Oatmeal Bars

There are good no-bake bars, and then there are really amazing no-bake bars that people gush over and remember for months to come. These are most …

The Simplest, Most Delicious Homemade Bread You Can Make

You might be thinking that a hearty, rustic loaf of bread like this one — with its shatteringly thin crust and tender, tangy interior — requires …

20 Easy and Satisfying Weeknight Dinners to Try ASAP

For weeknight dinners I lean on meals with a short, simple list of ingredients. Bonus points when I can skip the store and pull everything from the …

One-Pot Cheesy Taco Pasta Is Ready in 30 Minutes

You can quench a taco craving with fish tacos, chicken tacos, cauliflower tacos, or breakfast tacos, but a ground beef taco is the quintessential …

These Healthy Snacks Will Save Your Next Long Car Ride

If you're planning a long car ride, aside from mapping out where you're going, the second most important thing to organize is your snack situation. A …

Creamy Asparagus Bacon Pasta Tastes Like Spring in Italy

My daughter Sadie and I went to Italy during the time I was writing Eating with the Ground Up, and although the trip was all pleasure and no work I …

Asparagus

Easy, Fancy Shrimp Scampi with Linguine

A swirl of this pasta and juicy shrimp is everything you want from shrimp scampi: a buttery, lemony garlic sauce coats linguine and shrimp, and the …

Smoked Salmon Egg Boats Are Breakfast Goals

This recipe is as fun to assemble as it is to enjoy — there's just something wonderful about hollowing out a crusty loaf of bread and filling it with …