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Donald Trump Requests Security Clearance for Son-in-Law Jared Kushner

Donald Trump has taken the unprecedented step of requesting his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, receive top-secret clearance to join him for his Presidential Daily Briefings, which began Tuesday.<p>Multiple sources tell NBC News Trump received his first briefing on Tuesday and designated both Kushner and …

Republicans seek quick repeal of latest Obama administration regulations

WASHINGTON — Congressional Republicans are poised to act quickly next year to repeal tens of billions of dollars in environmental regulations and other federal rules issued by the Obama administration during its final seven months in power.<p>As soon as Donald Trump won the presidential election last …

How Photographers Captured the Biggest Full Moon in 70 Years

We won't see anything like it again until 2034.<p>Early this morning, astrophotographers got their closest look at the moon in 70 years, and the internet won't stop talking about it. The so-called "supermoon" is a flashy name for any full moon in October, November, and December, when its elliptical …

'Knife fight' as Trump builds an unconventional national security Cabinet

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's transition is being marked by sharp internal disagreements over key Cabinet appointments and direction, both for internal West Wing positions and key national security posts, sources involved in the transition team tell CNN.<p>One source with knowledge of the …

White nationalists see advocate in Steve Bannon who will hold Trump to his campaign promises

<b>(CNN) —</b> White nationalist leaders are praising Donald Trump's decision to name former Breitbart executive Steve Bannon as his chief strategist, telling CNN in interviews they view Bannon as an advocate in the White House for policies they favor.<p>The leaders of the white nationalist and so-called …

How Trump Can Gut Obama's National Security Policies on Day One

President Obama made aggressive use of the CIA and Special Operations Forces to hunt and kill al Qaeda, ISIS and other terror groups. But he also imposed a set of rules designed to regulate the conduct of U.S operatives — banning torture, for example, and minimizing the risk of civilian casualties …

Trump names Priebus chief of staff, Bannon senior counselor

President-elect Donald Trump on Sunday appointed Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus as his White House chief of staff.<p>Trump also announced that campaign CEO Steve Bannon, the executive chairman of Breitbart News, will be his chief strategist and senior counselor.<p>Trump said that …

Trump election: Up to three million migrants 'to be targeted'

<b>US President-elect Donald Trump has said he will deport or jail up to three million illegal migrants initially.</b><p>Those targeted would be migrants with criminal records, such as gang members and drug dealers, he told US broadcaster CBS in an interview.<p>There were an estimated 178,000 illegal immigrants …

Physicists Just Discovered a Second State of Liquid Water

Wha?<p>It’s one of the most fundamental compounds on Earth, and it makes up roughly 60 percent of the human body, and yet water is turning out to be …

Supermoon Rising: Pictures

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Supermoon 2016: The brightest supermoon in almost 70 years rises tonight

An extra-super supermoon is rising this evening, and you don't want to miss it.<p>Tonight's full moon will appear bigger and brighter in the night sky than it has in nearly 70 years, and all you have to do to witness its shining glory is look up.<p>"Supermoon" is a non-technical term for a moon that …

How Rare Is a Supermoon, Really?

<i>This article was originally published at</i> <i>The Conversation</i><i>. The publication contributed the article to Live Science's</i> <i>Expert Voices: Op-Ed & Insights</i><i>.</i><p>As …

3 reasons researchers are terrified about Donald Trump's presidency

Among those people are scientists, many of whom have been concerned about statements Trump has made about science and research. Some are even worried about their jobs in their fields, as well as Trump's impact on the scientific opinions of the country.<p>These are some of the beliefs Trump has stated …

How NASA Will Choose Astronauts for Its Incredible Journey to Mars

Christine Corbett Moran was in Antarctica when she got the news: NASA wanted to interview her, in person, for the next class of astronauts. Moran is …

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How President-Elect Trump Views Science

It’s hard to know what President-elect Donald J. Trump will do on scientific issues, since he has not gone into much detail on the stump. But before …

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists prove brain implant works in primates

Paralysed people could walk again instantly after scientists developed a brain implant which turns thought into electrical signals in the spine so that lost feeling can be restored after injury.<p>Currently people who break their backs or suffer a spinal trauma are unable to stand or move even though …

Brain implant helps paralysed monkeys walk in just six days

Spinal cord injuries typically cause communication between the brain and physiological areas to become disrupted, preventing the person from moving. …

Canada's crashed immigration site caused by 'significant' traffic spike

As the results poured in on Election Day in America, so many people were evidently interested in learning about immigrating to Canada that the country’s immigration website crashed.<p>A spokesperson for the immigration department in Canada told FoxNews.com that the problem was caused by a …

Google's mini radar can identify virtually any object

Google's Project Soli radar technology is useful for much more than controlling your smartwatch with gestures. University of St. Andrews scientists have used the Soli developer kit to create RadarCat, a device that identifies many kinds of objects just by getting close enough. Thanks to machine …

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Obama Begins Transition With Trump

President Obama, who fiercely opposed Donald Trump and warned Americans the real estate mogul was “uniquely unqualified” to be commander-in-chief, …

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Fractured Republicans come together in face of Trump triumph | Reuters

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - One immediate consequence of Donald Trump’s stunning victory in the U.S. presidential race is that the identity crisis that convulsed the Republican Party during his tumultuous candidacy has been resolved.<p>U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and Chairman of the …

The Minute - Clinton: ‘We must accept this result’

1 ‘We owe him an open mind’<p>Hillary Clinton told staff and supporters in a midday speech: “We must accept this result … Donald Trump is going to be our president … We owe him an open mind and a chance to lead.” She did not mention her likely win in the popular vote.<p>Trump camp replies: ‘very …

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