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Bob Corker loses it on the Senate floor — and it’s about time

Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) exploded with frustration on the Senate floor Tuesday after Senate GOP leaders refused to allow a vote on his amendment that would claw back tariff authority from the president:<p>Corker was exasperated not to get a vote on his amendment because “by gosh, the president might …

United States

Cuckold who used iPhone to catch wife in the act ‘deserves a medal’: lawyer

A tech-savvy New Jersey florist went on a reign of terror after using the “Find My iPhone” app to catch a rival in bed with his wife, according to …

Watch Out for the Winking Eye of the Demon Star

There is an apocryphal story, dating back to the mid-18th century, about a famous Paris astronomer who would stand on one of the Seine bridges on …

Is there another ‘you’ out there in a parallel Universe?

Even if the Universe grows to infinity, there might not be enough space to hold all the possibilities.<p><i>“We are actually living in a million parallel</i> …

Dark Matter

The International Criminal Court is ready to challenge other countries after Russia and Africa opt out

This all suggests a significant shift in global politics.<p>Just as Britain has voted to leave the EU and the US has chosen the exuberantly anti-internationalist Donald Trump to be president, countries the world over are rushing to reclaim sovereignty and reject supranational scrutiny.<p>The ICC, a vital …

Stephen Hawking just gave us a sobering but inspiring reason to keep looking to space

Recently, one of the world’s most renowned physicists spoke at the Oxford University Union about the need to continue our work in space. In fact, …

Stephen Hawking

Magnum Photographers on the Beauty and Pain of an Open Heart

In a 2013 story for <i>The New York Times,</i> Magnum photographer Peter Van Agtmael wrote of his forebear, Magnum Founder David “Chim” Seymour, as “a quiet …

Street Photography

The spooky history of how cats bewitched us

Witches have always liked cats. Sure, they’ve been known to hang out with a wide variety of creatures, including lambs, hornets and crabs. But felines are their favorite consorts, according to an academic analysis that tallied up animal “familiars” from 200 historic English witch trials.<p>Is anybody …

Pets

Canadian scientists’ claim of extra-terrestrial life sparks interest

The science community is keeping a wary eye on a Canadian research team's claim of finding possible homes for life in outer space.<p>The researchers from Universite Laval in Quebec City say analysis of some unusual signals has helped them identify 234 potential systems that might be playing host to …

Three hundred million children live in areas with extreme air pollution, Unicef research shows. A new photo collection shows the scale of the problem in highly polluted countries in Africa and Asia

Pollution

Kodak's New Smartphone Is a Photographer's Dream

It blows the iPhone's camera out of the water.<p>While the iPhone 7's new high-spec camera is a welcome addition to any wannabe photographer's arsenal, it doesn't quite do the trick for seasoned snappers.<p>That's why Kodak has just unveiled the Ektra, a smartphone specifically designed for photographers.<p>…

NASA's 4K Tour of the International Space Station Is Just What Monday Ordered

Thanks, NASA.<p>A floating science lab that orbits around the earth and allows clever people to do research that cannot be done on our mere mortal plane of existence, the International Space Station is described by NASA as "a home where astronauts live." And now you can take a 4K tour through it's …

Alabama gasoline line shut after fire, several seriously injured: officials

(Reuters) - A major gasoline pipeline that is a crucial supply source for the U.S. East Coast could reopen as early as Saturday after an explosion in Alabama killed one worker and injured five others, Colonial Pipeline Co [COLPI.UL] said on Tuesday.<p>The blast on Monday occurred several miles from …

White House Won't Second Guess FBI Director's Judgment

<b>Updated at 8:30 p.m. ET</b><p>In a letter to several Democratic senators Monday, the Justice Department said it "will continue to work closely with the FBI and together, dedicate all necessary resources and take appropriate steps as expeditiously as possible" regarding the review of thousands of newly …

Donald Trump

Nunes accuses Clinton of leaving classified info in a China hotel, but offers no proof

In another new twist to Hillary Clinton’s email controversy, a top House committee says it has reason to believe the former secretary of state left classified documents in a hotel room in China, according to a Monday letter.<p>House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, in the letter sent to …

15+ Stunning Satellite Photos That Will Change How You See Our World

Photographer Benjamin Grant has set off on a mission to change the way we see our planet with his stunning photo project - Daily Overview.<p>Every …

Animals show their silly side in Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Professional photographers and amateur travelers spend hours staking out the perfect scene to capture wildlife in all its glory.<p>From lions hunting to gazelles leaping, we’ve all seen the classic pictures of majestic animals in their natural habitat.<p>But animals aren’t majestic 24-hours a day, seven …

Vampire Stars and Franken-Galaxies: The Spookiest Things in Outer Space

A guide to the scariest astronomical phenomenon observed in the universe.<p>Halloween is all about irreverently confronting our greatest fears, from the inevitability of death to the slow march of candy-induced tooth decay. But though witches, ghosts, zombies, chainsaw-massacres, and Trump masks make …

How Led Zeppelin's 'The Song Remains the Same' Captured Band's Wild Peak

In the summer of 1973, Led Zeppelin were winding down the biggest tour of their career, a cross-country debauch-a-thon. By July, when they arrived at …

Rock Music

Fifteen years of capturing girlhood with Valerie Phillips

Valerie Phillips has been snapping our focus onto the uninhibited realities of female youth that others are so quick to bypass or deny entirely: bare faces, messy hair, unshaven bodies, and the inimitable energy that belongs exclusively to youth. These are all feelings “Valerie seems unable to not …

Citizen scientists seek south pole 'spiders' on Mars

(Phys.org)—Ten thousand volunteers viewing images of Martian south polar regions have helped identify targets for closer inspection, yielding new …

Milwaukee police officer who fatally shot Sylville Smith arrested, charged with sexual assault

The Milwaukee Police Department said Thursday that a police officer whose fatal shooting of a man in August set off violent unrest there was arrested after being accused of sexually assaulting someone while the demonstrations were ongoing.<p>Officer Dominique Heaggan-Brown was arrested on Wednesday …

Crime

Al Franken: My 10 favorite ‘Saturday Night Live’ political sketches

With the presidential election approaching, The Post has asked me to list my 10 favorite “Saturday Night Live” political sketches and explain why they’re my favorites. While I’ve continued to watch the show since I left, all but one of these are from the 15 seasons (1975-1980 and 1985-1995) I …

How One Man Captured the Horrors of ISIS

Photographer Moises Saman discusses the decade and a half he's spent reporting in the Middle East.<p>In 2010, after eight years photographing in Iraq and other parts of the Middle East, Moises Saman, a Spanish and American photographer, was ready for something new. But then a street vendor in Tunisia …

Middle East

'Led Zeppelin II': How Band Came Into Its Own on Raunchy 1969 Classic

"On the second LP, you can really hear the group identity coming together," Jimmy Page recalled years after its release. While Zeppelin recorded …

Guitar

• Ash Carter says commitment to South Korea’s defense is unwavering<br>• Pyongyang threat is ‘more grave than ever’ South Korean minister warns<p>The US defense secretary, Ash Carter, has warned that any attack on American allies or use of nuclear weapons by North Korea would be met with an “overwhelming” US …

North Korea