Gladys Mendez

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Three San Francisco airport screeners charged with cocaine smuggling

Three security screeners at San Francisco International Airport have been charged with cocaine smuggling, according to federal authorities.<p>A woman and two men accepted payoffs to allow smugglers to pass through security checkpoints with cocaine in their carry-on luggage, the U.S. attorney's office …

Turks Are Wondering if Their President Is Insane

President Erdogan, who is supposed to be above politics, is up to his eyeballs in a campaign to win constitutional changes that give him …

President Obama Goes to Alaska: Pictures

Protesters return to riot-scarred Ferguson streets

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Protesters returned to the riot-scarred streets of Ferguson on Tuesday, a day after crowds looted businesses and set fire to …

MLB

A #WorldSeries game-winning RBI? Kansas City Royals 1B Eric Hosmer had the best birthday EVER.

Week's Best Space Pictures: A Storm Swirls and Dark Matter Collides

A typhoon menaces the Philippines, and galaxies—and their dark matter—collide.<p>This is what it looks like when 72 galaxy clusters collide. The image, made by combining an x-ray view with visible light data, isn't just a pretty picture: Researchers use images like this to study how dark matter …

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Milkfish Fillet in Tomato Curry

After my successful attempt to cook <i>Ayam Kapitan</i> (Malaysian/ Singaporean Chicken Curry) prepared by Azlin Bloor in one of her shows, I have become so …

iChip: The Future of Antibiotic Discovery

Two weeks ago, a team led by scientists from Northeastern University published a study describing a new class of antibiotics called teixobactin, which they found in the soil of a field in Maine. The Internet subsequently lit up with both excitement and criticism (mostly excitement, though). It’s …

NASA's Dawn Spacecraft Sets Record for Acceleration in Space

NASA has a fine track record when it comes to winning space races, so it should come as no surprise that the space agency's Dawn spacecraft has set a new record for velocity change produced by spacecraft propulsion somewhere out in the middle of the asteroid belt. The Jet Propulsion Laboratory …

Mountain-Size Asteroid Will Whip Past Earth on Monday

A mountain-size asteroid will zoom past Earth Monday (Jan. 26), marking the closest pass by such a large space rock until 2027.<p>Asteroid 2004 BL86, which is about 1,800 feet (550 meters) wide, will come within 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) of our planet Monday — about three times the …

Asteroids

See Iceland's Lava Field From Space

I come from the land of the ice and snow... and lava<p>Sometimes Iceland really lives up to its name. For instance, in the picture above, the entire country is basically covered in snow and ice. With one notable exception. See that big black dot in the middle? No, not in the lower left--that's the …

Rapere is a drone that hunts and drops tangle lines on bothersome drones

While drones can be used for innocuous (and even charming) purposes, they’re also prone to be used in ways that cause headaches for others – flying …

‘We are the victims of our own corrupt government’ – life as an activist in Sudan

Dr Amin Mekki Medani, a 75 year-old human rights campaigner, has been detained in Sudan without charge since December as part of a wider crackdown on dissent. Here, his daughter Sara calls for an end to such abuses<p>Sudan is a very vulnerable nation. Twenty-five years ago, the Sudanese president Omar …

Inside The Controversial Skin-Bleaching Phenomenon (VIDEO)

With names like "Skin So White," "White Perfect," and "White and Lovely," skin bleaching creams are becoming a popular -- and controversial -- part of many women's beauty routines. While skin lighteners may be used by different people for different reasons, this clip from the documentary "Light …

Police arrest Canadian chemist linked to cache of dangerous chemicals

A 42-year-old man was arrested at an Ottawa hotel on Wednesday following an overnight investigation linked to the discovery of what police said were dangerous chemicals 870 miles away in the Halifax area of Nova Scotia.<p>The type and extent of the chemicals were not immediately disclosed, but …

Canada

Man Utd Must Resist the Temptation to Swap David De Gea for Gareth Bale

He’d made a string of astonishing saves, but one in particular defied all reasonable belief. Having stopped a first-half penalty and a number of seemingly goal-bound Everton efforts, David De Gea threw up an outstretched left arm to tip Bryan Oviedo’s blistering shot over the bar.<p>Roberto Martinez …

Human-Like Robots Are Getting Jobs

At the Consumer Electronics Show, a crowd gathered around Chihira Aico, a life-sized robot in a pink party dress who was standing at the Toshiba booth. At first, the android stood perfectly still, like a mannequin in a window display. But there was something odd about her, even though she looked …

Robotics

This Robot Reminds Us What's Weird About 'Destiny'

“The grind” has always been a curious term to me. I suppose it probably comes from people talking about work, not play — the daily grind — and it occupies a similar place in the world of video games. For people not entirely familiar, “the grind” is present in nearly any RPG or game with progression …

Belichick, Brady to 6th Super Bowl with 45-7 rout

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) — No coach has more postseason wins than Bill Belichick. No quarterback has been to more Super Bowls than Tom Brady.<p>And these …

Outcry after Indonesia executes 6 for drug trafficking

An Indonesian firing squad executed six convicted drug traffickers early Sunday, sparking condemnations from human rights groups and foreign leaders.<p>The Netherlands, Indonesia’s former colonial ruler, said it would withdraw its ambassador and Brazilian President<p>Dilma Rousseff said she was “outraged …

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NASA Robot Will Explore Deep Inside Volcanoes

Journey (not quite) to the center of the Earth<p>NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) is best known for their off-world endeavors, but scientists there have developed a new robot capable of exploring some of the most inaccessible areas of our own planet.<p>Researchers at JPL announced recently that …