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To buy a house, millennials digging deep into family's pockets

DETROIT — As home prices rise and competition for a limited supply of homes increases, young buyers are increasingly using a special financing to win in bidding wars: The Bank of Mom and Dad.<p>"It’s definitely becoming much more common, not that parents didn’t help their children in the past," said …

Real Estate

A Great Migration Is Set to Transform Florida

New York Times: “More than 168,000 people have flown or sailed out of Puerto Rico to Florida since the hurricane, landing at airports in Orlando, …

Florida

Questioning Evolution: The Push to Change Science Class

“Evolution Mama” is a sassy song dating back many decades, probably best played on a banjo, maybe with a kazoo in the background. “Evolution mama,” it goes, “don’t you make a monkey out of me.” That certainly captures the sentiments of religious groups and like-minded politicians who believe …

Evolution

Mueller may be close to wrapping up a significant part of the Russia investigation

• <b>Special counsel Robert Mueller is getting ready to interview Hope Hicks, the White House communications director and one of President Donald Trump's closest aides.</b>• <b><br>Hicks was present during several moments leading up to Trump's decision to fire FBI director James Comey.</b>• <b><br>Comey's firing makes up the</b> …

Government

World's largest aircraft crashes in Bedfordshire, injuring member of staff

Two people were left injured after the world's longest aircraft broke free from its moorings and crashed into a field.<p>Airlander 10, which is 92 metres long and weighs 20 tonnes, broke free from a mooring mast on Saturday in Cardington, Bedfordshire.<p>One female member of staff had to be taken to …

Aviation

It’s a Living: Meet One of New York’s Best Professional D&D Dungeon Masters

One of Timm Woods’ most precious possessions looks like something you’d find in the basement of a derelict castle, or maybe at a back-of-the-mall …

RPGs

Fox News defends Sean Hannity amid calls for ad boycott

Fox News is standing by host Sean Hannity amid an advertiser boycott campaign.<p>The network on Sunday denounced a petition that is calling on advertisers to ditch Hannity's show as an "intimidation effort" that is "nothing more than political opportunism based on deceit."<p>The petition was created by …

Donald Trump

Here's The Science on Why Eating Fat Won't Make You Fat

There are other things in your diet to look out for.<p>"Eat fat, get fat" has been the conventional wisdom guiding American diets for the past two …

Nutrition

New York City's secret subway line with antique cars is going back into service — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

Trains

The 7 Settings to Change as Soon as You've Set Up Your New Phone

Congratulations! You’ve got yourself a shiny new smartphone, you’ve worked your way through the initial setup and login process, and you’re ready to …

iOS

Supersonic flights could return soon

• <b>Supersonic commercial flights may return soon.</b>• <b><br>Boom Supersonic says that it has received 76 pre-orders for its Boom XB-1.</b>• <b><br>Questions remain about the prohibitive pricing and regulations that have made supersonic flight difficult.</b><p>Since the Concorde flew for the final time in 2003, there have been hints …

Aerospace

1917 and the liberation of Jerusalem

Allenby deliberately chose to walk into the Old City because, he said, only the Messiah should ride into the Holy City.<p>On December 11, 1917, Gen. …

Israel

High-tech neuroprosthetic ‘Luke’ arm lets amputee touch and feel again

“When I went to grab something, I could feel myself grabbing it. When I thought about moving this or that finger, it would move almost right away,” …

Robotics

Publicist who set up Trump Jr., Russian lawyer meeting says he's ready to talk to Mueller

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The British publicist who set up a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between a Russian lawyer and several members of then-presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign team says he's open to speaking with special counsel Robert Mueller and denies he was part of Moscow's meddling in …

Donald Trump

According To Physicists Parallel Worlds Interact With Us

<b>According to new claims made by some physicists, there are other parallel worlds that interact with us.</b><p>Quantum mechanics is a tested science, but it …

InterAct

Durable canvas cloth with embedded solar cells generates 120 watts per square meter

Tents, sun shades, and canopies could generate renewable energy with Norway-based company Tarpon Solar’s solar canvas. They created flexible …

Clean Energy

Microsoft’s Surface Book 2 really is a beautiful beast

Using a 15-inch, 4.2-pound powerhouse like Microsoft’s new Surface Book 2 takes some time getting used to. It nearly fits into my backpack, but …

Laptops

Finns scramble to calculate path of blazing Arctic meteorite

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Finnish experts are scrambling to calculate the trajectory of a blazing fireball that lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds in an attempt to find the celestial body.<p>Tomas Kohout of the University of Helsinki's physics department says Thursday's fireball …

Copenhagen

In secular France, a female rabbi dares to bring religion into public life

PARIS — The synagogue is hidden in a parking garage.<p>Outside, a police guard. Inside, a woman rabbi — one of only three in France — and a growing liberal congregation.<p>In a country where official Jewish life is overwhelmingly Orthodox, Delphine Horvilleur is something of a scandal, a married mother …

Religion

Who Wrote The Dead Sea Scrolls? 33 New Skeletons Could Give Answers

The caves near the Dead Sea have been a source of constant debate for a long time now. A 12th cave was discovered in September 2017, which was used …

Archaeology

Police: Reforms have reduced tensions, improved relations with citizens

The police studied the most effective problem-oriented community policing theories and implemented them into practice.<p>While the Israel Police has …

Policing

Court: PA, terrorists liable for NIS 62 million for 2001 murder of 3 Israelis

Three Israelis were killed in the shooting attack, which took place during the bloody Second Intifada.<p>The Jerusalem District Court has held the …

Israel

Rapid Extinction Of Passenger Pigeons Caused By Evolutionary Changes: Study

Passenger pigeons were once the most abundant bird in all of North America. Now, there are none left. The turn of the 18th century saw their numbers …

Extinction

Norway's king hospitalized with infection

HELSINKI (AP) — Norway's royal palace says King Harald has been hospitalized with an infection and remains in satisfactory condition with improving health.<p>The royal palace said in a short statement Sunday that the 80-year-old monarch is being treated at an Oslo hospital where he was taken Friday …

Royal Family

Cannabis Use Post Psychiatric Care Causes Dramatic Increase In Violent Episodes: Study

A new study by Institut en santé mentale de Montréal, Canada, has shown that use of marijuana causes an increase in levels of violent behavior in …

Research

NASA Pluto Photos: 5 Gorgeous Images Of The Dwarf Planet

Pluto may have been downgraded from a planet to a dwarf planet, but it hasn’t lost any of the many features that make it special. NASA’s New Horizons …

Astronomy

Chronic Stress Drives You To Make High-Risk Decisions: MIT Study

Making tough decisions could make or break the outcome of important events in your life. It is never easy having to choose between two options with …

Neuroscience

German election: Preliminary coalition talks collapse after FDP walks out

Germany's Free Democrats have called off coalition talks with Angela Merkel's CDU/CSU bloc and the Greens. FDP head Christian Lindner said that after …

Germany

At Least 15 Die in Stampede for Food Aid in Morocco

(RABAT, Morocco) — Moroccan state TV channel 2M reports that at least 15 people have died and 5 others have been injured in a stampede as food aid …

Africa

Missing Yazidi women and children hiding in plain sight

While the "Islamic State" (IS) has lost most of its cities in Iraq and Syria, thousands of Yazidis it kidnapped are still missing. Activists say some …

Islamic State (ISIS)