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The "Big Bang" of Alzheimer’s: Breakthrough study uncovers genesis of the disease

Impressive new research led by scientists at UT Southwestern, has discovered the earliest point in a neurodegenerative process that is thought to …

VPNFilter router malware from Russia affects way more devices

A piece of malware believed to originate from Russia that began doing the rounds two weeks ago is affecting far more routers than we first learned.<p>Researchers from Cisco previously noted that the malware, dubbed VPNFilter, infected more than 500,000 routers in over 50 countries and is capable of …

Classic Restorative Yoga Poses for Home Practice

Restorative yoga is a time to relax and stretch, allowing your mind and body to be at ease. While you can enjoy a slow-moving restorative yoga class, …

'Super blue blood moon': stargazers prepare for rare celestial event

A rare celestial event will grace the skies during the coming week when a blue moon and lunar eclipse combine with the moon being at its closest point to Earth, resulting in what is being called a “super blue blood moon”.<p>The trifecta will take place on 31 January and will be best visible from the …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Six Years After Fukushima, Robots Finally Find Reactors’ Melted Uranium Fuel

FUKUSHIMA DAIICHI NUCLEAR POWER PLANT, Japan — Four engineers hunched before a bank of monitors, one holding what looked like a game controller. They had spent a month training for what they were about to do: pilot a small robot into the contaminated heart of the ruined Fukushima nuclear …

Nuclear Energy

Which Is Worse For Your Health, Marijuana or Alcohol? Here's The Science

There are some surprises in the data!<p>Which is worse for you: weed or whiskey?<p>It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear …

Cannabis

SpaceX unveils Mars city plan, will fly two cargo missions by 2022

SpaceX hopes to land at least two cargo missions to Mars a mere five years from now. The aerospace company's chief, Elon Musk, discussed its plans at the International Astronautical Congress (IAC) in Australia. He talked about how SpaceX intends to use the BFR, the massive rocket it's developing, …

Space Travel

At a potential reckoning point, Trump fumbles for success

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> You know a president is in trouble when he has to insist he's up to the job.<p>But stung by a worsening post hurricane crisis in Puerto Rico, an escalating North Korea nuclear showdown, the humiliating failure to repeal Obamacare and the stunning defeat of his favored candidate in …

North Korea

Trump, at war with everyone, mocks McCain, McConnell

In private, President Trump has taken to physically mocking M&M: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (slumped shoulders; lethargic body language) …

Dubai tests a passenger drone for its flying taxi service

Dubai was serious when it said it wants to be first in the world to offer a flying taxi service. That's why on Monday, it staged a maiden test flight for one of its potential taxis: a two-seater, 18-rotor unmanned flying vehicle made by German firm Volocopter, which is backed by fellow German …

The game-changing typeface made to go unnoticed

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even if you've never heard of it, Helvetica has been part of your life. This typeface is, very literally, everywhere: computer screens, billboards, buildings, street signs and posters.<p>Look around you. It's likely that some manifestation of Helvetica won't be too far away. Since its launch …

Hurricane Maria wreaks havoc on Arecibo radio telescope

Puerto Rico is suffering on an unimaginable scale in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Many have been displaced from their homes, and the entire territory may go without electricity and reliable communication for months. And while the human tragedy is clearly the most important concern, it's also having …

President Trump's Approval Rating Just Hit Another All-Time Low (Again)

President Donald Trump’s approval rating hit a new all-time low in Gallup’s weekly tracker on Monday, as he deals with the aftermath of Hurricane …

Trump addresses Hurricane Harvey victims in Corpus Christi: “what a crowd, what a turnout”

After surveying Hurricane Harvey damage in Corpus Christi on Tuesday, President Donald Trump addressed victims of the storm and praised those who had gathered to hear his remarks, “What a crowd, what a turn out.”<p>According to a press pool report,Trump spoke to a “throng of hundreds” outside of the …

Trump Fires Longtime Event Organizer Over Sparse Crowd at Phoenix Rally

If you watched the TV broadcast of President Trump’s rally in Phoenix, Arizona, it might have looked like the event went exactly as planned. The …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk reveals first official photo of SpaceX space suit

The suit actually works and more details are coming<p>Elon Musk has posted the official first photo of his SpaceX space suit on Instagram, teasing that more details will come in a few days. Musk says the suit actually works, and was tested to double vacuum pressure. The suit itself is very white and …

Business leaders quit Trump panel; he hits back hard

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday ripped into business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel — the latest sign that …

Donald Trump

Trump Shares, Then Deletes, Twitter Post of Train Hitting Cartoon Person Covered by CNN Logo

WASHINGTON — President Trump shared on Twitter a cartoon on Tuesday morning of a train running over a person with a CNN logo covering the person’s head, three days after a fatal collision in Charlottesville, Va. Mr. Trump deleted his retweet minutes later.<p>Mr. Trump has been under fire for how he …

Donald Trump

New Jersey gives Trump a chilly reception

The Bedminster vacation hasn’t changed the way the state feels toward the president.<p>Outside the confines of his golf club in Bedminster, New Jersey, President Donald Trump isn’t exactly vacationing in friendly territory.<p>It’s not just the organized protest motorcades around the club, or the nearby …

Five lies that are ricocheting around the right-wing media bubble

<b>Rush Limbaugh; Donald Trump; Sean Hannity (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Getty/Mandel Ngan/Saul Loeb)</b><p>These absolute lies promoted by right-wing media don’t go away, no matter how many times they’re proven wrong<p>Cristina López G.<p>August 8, 2017 7:59am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on …

Donald Trump

Genetics Research Explains Why Dogs Are Very Good Boys

Domesticated dogs and wolves have a genetic mutation that makes them friendly.<p>There’s something about dogs that truly makes them man’s best friend. …

Poll: Trump job approval rating at 36%

Thirty-six percent of Americans approve of President Donald Trump's performance in the Oval Office, a new Washington Post/ABC News poll has found. CNN's Boris Sanchez reports.

Donald Trump approval rating at 70-year low as Russia scandal swirls

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Trump Jr.'s Meeting With Russians Brings Meddling Inquiry to 'New Level,' Sen. Warner Says

WASHINGTON — The top Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee said Sunday that Donald Trump Jr.'s meeting with a Russian lawyer during the heat of the 2016 election has brought the committee's Russian meddling investigation into an entirely new sphere.<p>"The fact is this information has now come …

Donald Trump

Trump’s lawyer insists nothing ‘nefarious’ in Trump Jr. Russia meeting

By Greg Jaffe<p>, Reporter<p>A senior member of President Trump’s personal legal team said Sunday that there was nothing improper in the meeting that Donald Trump Jr., the president’s oldest son, took with a Russian lawyer promising dirt on Hillary Clinton.<p>“Well, I wonder why the Secret Service, if this …

Donald Trump

Trump voters aren't buying the Russia scandal yet — but a tipping point may be coming

A reservist pilot in Conyers, Ga., who flies twin-props in support of domestic Army maneuvers, he turned to President Trump after watching what he saw as years of Democrats starving the military of funding.<p>"Democrats were just going in the wrong direction," he says. "Trump has set us straight. …

Donald Trump

Trump vows to ‘move forward in working constructively with Russia’ after Putin denied election hacking

By Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>David A. Fahrenthold<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump vowed Sunday to “move forward in working constructively with Russia,” including forming a cybersecurity unit between the two countries, after Russian President Vladimir Putin denied any interference in the 2016 U.S. …

Australian broadcaster’s scathing anti-Trump G-20 report goes viral

An Australian journalist tore into President TrumpDonald John TrumpSouth Korea urges Pyongyang to speed up denuclearization process More than a dozen …

Donald Trump

'I Want To Expose Google's Mistakes': The Russian Hacker Blamed For A Big Android Fraud Problem

Google’s proud of its track record in protecting more than one billion Android phones and tablets from malevolent hackers. But in the last 12 months, it’s been dealt a few blows, including the biggest ad fraud to ever hit its mobile operating system and the most significant single theft of Google …