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Uninsured Rate At All-Time Low

WASHINGTON ― The share of Americans who don’t have health coverage fell below 9 percent during the first half of this year, the lowest percentage ever recorded, according to survey results published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday.<p>The uninsured rate held steady from …

Health Care

Trevor Noah Says Hillary Clinton Is 'Living The Black Experience'

News reports suggest that black voter turnout may be lower than in the past two presidential elections. But comedian Trevor Noah believes African Americans will end up supporting Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.<p>On Wednesday’s “The Daily Show,” Noah said there are many reasons why black voters …

Comedy

Donald Trump Gives Himself Advice In The Middle Of His Own Speech

Donald Trump paused in the middle of a speech in Florida on Wednesday to remind himself to keep his cool ahead of Tuesday’s election.<p>He said:<p>“In six days, we’re going to win the great state of Florida, and we are going to win the White House, gonna win it. It’s feeling like it already, isn’t it? …

Donald Trump
Raspberry Pi

5 wicked-fast Python frameworks you have to try

Faster, simpler, more "Pythonic" -- those are the rallying cries for each new web framework in the Python ecosystem. There's nothing wrong with …

Python Programming

A weird hexagon pattern on Saturn that’s as big as the Earth has changed color—and nobody knows why

In a list of wonders in our solar system, Saturn’s hexagon ranks high. Discovered by the Voyager mission in the 1980s, it’s a cloud pattern that swirls around the north pole of the ringed planet. Each side of the hexagon is longer than the diameter of the Earth, and its total surface area (192 …

Astronomy

Donald Trump's immigration plan would take 'decades' to enact, say experts

Mexico would not be forced to pay for a border wall with the United States, and could instead fund its construction by levying charges from travellers at the crossing point, an economic adviser to Donald Trump said on Thursday.<p>The proposal by Peter Navarro came as the Republican presidential …

Donald Trump

Code Your Own AI Assistant Using Python

<b>Code Your Own AI Assistant Using Python Language with Easy Steps, An AI Like JARVIS</b><p>As his 2016’s challenge, Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark …

Python Programming
Russia

What Happens When We Die? An Interview with Celtic Medium Karen Frances

Karen Frances's mother looked around the empty living room. "Who are you talking to?"<p>The three-year-old spouted off the names of long-dead relatives she couldn't have known.<p>Her mom was rattled.<p>As Frances neared adulthood, the supernatural visits stopped. The Dublin native became a political …

New superbug-fighting antibiotic discovered up humans' noses

The nose knows<p>Believe it or not, some of us are carrying drug-resistant bacteria around in our noses; these colonies make infection more likely. But scientists have discovered a new weapon to use against these bugs — and it <i>also</i> lives in your nose.<p>It may be years before the new compound comes to …

Microbiology
Government

Michelle Obama's stunning convention speech: 'When they go low, we go high'

With a graciousness that impressed critics and brought supporters to tears, Michelle Obama on Monday night gave a perfectly pitched convention speech that was a ringing endorsement of Hillary Clinton, a backhanded slap at Donald Trump, and a powerful reminder of the historic nature of her husband's …

Why We Should Drink Cockroach Milk

Bear with me here.<p>Let me cut straight to the chase here: Yeah, there's a cockroach that gives birth to live young, and, yes, it produces a "milk" that scientists want humans to drink.<p>Okay, deep breaths. It turns out the Pacific beetle cockroach (<i>Diploptera punctata</i>)—a small, coffee bean-looking …

Nutrition
Genetics

Obama welcomes leader of Mexico day after RNC ends

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama has invited one of Donald Trump's fiercest global critics for talks a day after the businessman formally accepts the Republican presidential nomination.<p>Obama will be receiving Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto in the Oval Office on Friday for talks on …

Donald Trump

Laura Benanti Impersonated Melania Trump And I Can't Stop Laughing

Make America Cite Their Sources Again.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump says US may not automatically defend Nato allies under attack

Republican candidate says as president he would not pressure the likes of Turkey to moderate purges and it was ‘time to take care of America first’<p>Donald Trump has suggested that under his leadership America would not necessarily come to the aid of a Nato ally under attack, saying he would first …

Geopolitics

Jimmy Fallon Mocks Donald Trump’s Flashy RNC Entrance, Addresses Melania Trump Speech Controversy

Nailed it. <b>Jimmy Fallon</b> skewered <b>Donald Trump</b>'s over-the-top entrance at the Republican National Convention on Monday night in a hilarious opening …

Trump campaign tries to move on from plagiarism controversy

<b>Cleveland (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's campaign finally moved Wednesday to shut down the distracting controversy over Melania Trump's plagiarized speech by identifying the writer who worked on the speech.<p>After spending more than 36 hours directly dismissing charges of plagiarism, the campaign pivoted to …

Donald Trump

France says it is planning strikes on ISIS and confirms its presence in Libya

"(French Defence Minister) Jean Yves Le Drian is in Washington. He is preparing with the Americans a coordinated attack on Mosul," le Foll said on France Info radio.<p>Foreign Minister Jean-Marc Ayrault spoke about a Washington meeting of the anti-Islamic State coalition in an interview with Reuters …

Jean-Yves Le Drian

A Physicist Has Calculated The Probability Melania Trump Didn't Plagiarise Her Speech

Not good.<p>A Canadian physicist has calculated that there's only a one-in-87-<i>billion</i> chance that Melania Trump wasn't heavily influenced by Michelle …

Michelle Obama

Mike Pence: Disney's Mulan is 'mischievous liberal propaganda'

Mulan, Disney’s 1998 animation about a Han Dynasty-era woman who disguises herself as a man in order to battling an invading army, was “mischievous liberal” propaganda designed to influence “the next generation’s attitudes about women in combat,” according to an op-ed written by Donald Trump’s …

Mike Pence

Tensions Are On the Rise in Spain Over its Bloody Tradition of Bullfighting

The death of a Spanish matador in the bullfighting ring last week sparked renewed calls for a ban of the bloody tradition and reopened a national …

Europe

Melania Trump is mercilessly mocked by Twitter after accusations of plagiarism

When it comes to the Trump family, controversy is never too far away.<p>Donald Trump's wife Melania has been accused of plagiarising Michelle Obama's …

1.5-million-year-old footprints reveal human ancestor walked like us

The human ancestor <i>Homo erectus</i> may have walked similarly to the way modern humans do today, new research shows.<p>In 2009, paleontologists discovered human-like footprints near the eastern shores of Lake Turkana in Ileret, Kenya. The fossilized tracks suggested similarities to modern human feet, …

Prehistory

5 Ancient Peruvian Sites That Feel A Bit 'Alien'

By Dustin Turner, for WhereTraveler<p>As a child, TV show host Giorgio Tsoukalos traveled a lot with his parents, and as a teenager, he read a book by Erich von Däniken-an ancient astronaut theorist who thought aliens helped shape construction of some famous historical sites. Today, ancient astronaut …

South America