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John McCain, ‘maverick’ of the Senate and former POW, dies at 81

By Karen Tumulty<p>Karen Tumulty<p>Columnist covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>U.S. Sen. John S. McCain, the son and grandson of four-star admirals, was bred for combat. He endured more than five years of imprisonment and torture by the North Vietnamese as a young naval officer and went on to …

Republicans

After 13 Years, Scientists Finally Map the Massive Wheat Genome

In a field at the edge of the University of Minnesota’s St. Paul campus, half a dozen students and lab technicians glance up at the darkening …

Revoke my security clearance, too, Mr. President

By William H. McRaven<p><i>William H. McRaven, a retired Navy admiral, was commander of the U.S. Joint Special Operations Command from 2011 to 2014. He oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid in Pakistan that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.</i><p>Dear Mr. President:<p>Former CIA director John Brennan, whose …

Security

Elephants Have a Secret Weapon Against Cancer

The biggest animals should have the highest risks of developing tumors, but they don’t.<p>In 2012, on a whim, Vincent Lynch decided to search the genome of the African elephant to see if it had extra anti-cancer genes. Cancers happen when cells build up mutations in their DNA that allow them to grow …

Cancer

Trump Calls Omarosa Manigault Newman ‘That Dog’ in His Latest Insult

WASHINGTON — President Trump added his former White House aide, Omarosa Manigault Newman, on Tuesday to the growing list of African-Americans he has publicly denigrated on Twitter, calling her “that dog” and a “crazed, crying lowlife” after her allegations against him of mental deterioration and …

Trump calling former aide Omarosa a 'dog' triggers outrage

President Donald Trump on Tuesday called Omarosa Manigault Newman a “dog” on Twitter, prompting outrage by critics who said the comment was a …

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Guatemala volcano death toll up to 69, expected to rise

EL RODEO, Guatemala (AP) — Rescuers pulled survivors and bodies from the charred aftermath of the powerful eruption of Guatemala's Volcano of Fire, as the death toll rose to 69 on Monday and was expected to go higher from a disaster that caught residents of remote mountain hamlets off guard, with …

Guatemala City

Meghan Markle's Bridal Beauty Breakdown

Obsessed with all three looks. Getty Images For months, the royal-obsessed have been speculating how Meghan would wear her hair and makeup for her …

Supreme Court sides with employers in class action arbitration cases

In a victory for employers and the Trump administration, the Supreme Court on Monday said that employers could block employees from banding together …

Duke and Duchess of Cambridge name baby son Louis Arthur Charles

William and Kate recycle family names for their third child, Prince Louis of Cambridge<p>The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have named their baby son Louis Arthur Charles.<p>In a statement, Kensington Palace said: “The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge are delighted to announce that they have named their son …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge

Why is the royal baby called Louis Arthur Charles? Meaning and history of young prince's name - and what surname will be

The royal baby's name has officially been revealed, four days after his birth.<p>The new prince arrived on St George's Day weighing 8lbs, 7oz, after a …

4 Reasons a Daily Walking Habit Is Worth It

This gentle, enjoyable activity is worth doing regularly—and not just for the exercise.<p><i>This content originally appeared on Cooking Light.</i><p>We’re …

Cognitive Impairment

Notorious Star Trek: Voyager episode forms basis of fake scientific paper

An episode that many fans consider a low point for <i>Star Trek: Voyager</i> has now proven to be somewhat useful.<p>The episode in question is "Threshold," …

Science Fiction

Hummus isn't meant to be a dip

Maybe you’ve had this sandwich: A thick layer of garlicky chickpeas, smooshed to the consistency of mashed potatoes cementing cucumbers, sprouts, tomatoes and havarti cheese between two slices of wheaty, seedy bread, avocado optional. When I was in college in the 1990s it was my lunchtime go-to. …

CNN's Cooper illustrates the disrespect of Trump's 'shithole' comment on anniversary of catastrophic Haitian quake

Chris Hondros/Getty Images - US President Donald Trump's comment that countries like Haiti are a "shithole" came the day before the 8th anniversary …

These are the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

Having opted against what would have been an uncharacteristic debut at the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas — in teaser capacity or otherwise — Samsung is now gearing up to launch the 2018 versions of its flagship Galaxy S lineup in a much more traditional fashion, just prior to …

A Charlie Brown Christmas

• Photos<br>• Overview<br>• News<br>• Video Clips<br>• TV Listings<br>• Cast<p>Overview<br>• News<br>• Photos<br>• Video Clips<br>• TV Listings<br>• Cast<p>A Charlie Brown Christmas Photos<p>A Charlie Brown Christmas - …

The controversial Keystone pipeline just spilled 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota

Crews are responding to an oil spill along the Keystone pipeline route in Amherst, South Dakota, according to TransCanada, the company that operates …

David Cassidy, '70s teen heartthrob, dies at age 67

<b>(CNN) —</b> David Cassidy, who came to fame as a '70s teen heartthrob and lead singer on "The Partridge Family," has died, according to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen. He was 67.<p>The singer-actor had recently been admitted to the intensive care unit of a Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area hospital. Cassidy was …

David Cassidy

Elephant Trophies Used to Be Banned in America. Trump Just Reversed That

What the actual hell.

Trader Joe's Serves Up a $13, Stress-Free Thanksgiving Box

(Image credit: Trader Joe's)<p>If you're like me and are slightly dreading this holiday season, but know you'll have to put on your adult pants and cook …

This suspected supernova is 570 billion times as bright as our sun

By Rachel Feltman<p>Rachel Feltman<p>Bio<p>A small, bright object that first flared up in June could be the brightest, most powerful supernova ever spotted by astronomers. If it is indeed a supernova, the object ASASSN-15lh pushes the upper limits of what scientists thought exploding stars were capable of. …

Supernovae

5 cheap (or free) ways to go on a meditation retreat

If the thing preventing you from packing up your comfiest leggings and going on a meditation retreat is the price tag, before you resign yourself to …

Fats Domino