Jason Unze

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Exclusive: Previously undisclosed emails show follow-up after Trump Tower meeting

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The British publicist who arranged the June 2016 meeting with Russians and Donald Trump Jr. sent multiple emails to a Russian participant and a member of Donald Trump's inner circle later that summer, multiple sources told CNN, the first indication there was any follow-up after …

Donald Trump

These Schools Are Teaching Some Truly Insane Things

In her time as Secretary of Education, Betsy DeVos has already managed to enact some disastrous changes, like rolling back Title IX guidance on …

Betsy DeVos

Trump to scale back 2 national monuments in trip to Utah

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is announcing plans to scale back two sprawling national monuments in Utah, responding to what he has condemned as a "massive federal land grab" by the government.<p>Trump is traveling to Salt Lake City on Monday to outline his intention to shrink the Bears …

Babies Who Get More Cuddles Have Their Genetics Changed For Years, Study Shows

Hold me.<p>The amount of close and comforting contact that young infants get doesn't just keep them warm, snug, and loved. A new study says it can …

Justice Department says Trump can appoint head of consumer watchdog

A Department of Justice office said in a memo released Saturday that President Donald Trump has the authority to name the acting head of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, after the departing director named his own successor.<p>Resigning director Richard Cordray named the agency's chief of …

Richard Cordray

Why dog breeds aren't considered separate species

Dog owners might disagree, but as far as evolutionary biologists are concerned, all dogs are just dogs. It may seem odd that <i>Canis (lupus) familiaris</i> …

Pets

Are Dog Breeds Actually Different Species?

I have an idea. (No, it was not beginner’s luck.) The idea came to me while listening to University of Chicago evolutionary geneticist Jerry A. Coyne …

Trump Administration Ends Temporary Protection for Haitians

The Trump administration is ending a humanitarian program that has allowed some 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States since an earthquake ravaged their country in 2010, Homeland Security officials said on Monday.<p>Haitians with what is known as Temporary Protected Status will be …

Immigration

With “Frankenstein” Tweets, Trump Steps into His Own Moral Minefield

The president's eagerness to rip Franken only highlights his own moral bankruptcy—and the 16-plus women who have accused him of worse.<p>In a normal Republican administration, an allegation that Senator <b>Al Franken,</b> a Democrat, had groped a woman as she slept, accompanied by a damning photo, would be a …

Watch an Artist Instantly Create a Mirror With Liquid Silver Nitrate

Although mirrors have been around for thousands of years, a German chemist named Justus von Liebig made a breakthrough in 1835 that would make the …

Chemistry

Mutant gene found in Amish people that makes them live 10 years longer

An age-defying mutation found in the genes of Amish people appears to be boosting their lifespan.<p>Individuals carrying a single non-functional copy of …

How Fox News Is Desperately Trying to Spin the Manafort Indictment Story

Robert Mueller's first indictment shows how the network deflects and ignores inconvenient stories.<p>As you are doubtless aware, Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, was indicted on Monday, and a former policy advisor pleaded guilty in what comes as a strong signal that he is …

Quantum Weirdness of Light Was Just Confirmed by Shooting Photons Into Space

Einstein is still wrong on this one.<p>Quantum physics' two-faced nature has been put to the test over and over again, and every time it's still damn …

Quantum Mechanics

Trump says he'll allow the release of the JFK assassination files, and, uh, this could be huge

Saturday morning on Twitter, President Trump announced that he’ll allow the release of classified files about President JFK’s assassination. The …

Fox News’ Trump-loving Navy SEAL is a total fraud

Despite promoting Trump’s claims about “fake news,” Fox News fell for a fake Navy SEAL<p>When Fox News ran a story on October 8 about John Garofalo — a self-described decorated Vietnam War Navy SEAL who had created a giant presidential glass seal for President Donald Trump — it was, at least to the …

New Footage Shows John Kelly Got One Big Thing Wrong In His Remarks About Frederica Wilson

Trump's chief of staff said the Florida congresswoman bragged about securing funding for an FBI building, but footage shows she spoke about working with Republicans to pass legislation about the building's name.<p>Unearthed footage of a 2015 speech by Rep. Frederica Wilson shows President Trump's …

George W. Bush just laid a major smackdown on Trumpism

<b>(CNN) —</b> George W. Bush doesn't talk much about politics in public. Which makes the speech he gave Thursday in New York City -- a point-by-point rejection of Trumpism -- all the more important and noteworthy.<p>The 43rd president of the United States -- and the last Republican to hold the office before …

CNN

Trump campaign subpoenaed over sexual assault allegations

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lawyers for one of the women who have accused Donald Trump of sexual assault subpoenaed his campaign for all documents relating to her, all communications with or about her and "all documents concerning any woman who asserted that Donald J. Trump touched her inappropriately."<p>This comes in …

Donald Trump

Scientists Just Made The First Quantum-Encrypted International Video Call

The future is here.<p>President Chunli Bai of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing had a meeting yesterday with President Anton Zeilinger of the …

Quantum Mechanics

WAVE POWER ENERGY GENERATION

LEFT: A wave containing a lot of kinetic energy CENTER: Using our intelligence to extract the energy by converting wave motion to pump water, for …

The Young Physicist Creating Matter From Light

Growing up, Jonathan Simon loved playing Dungeons & Dragons — but not because the game involved elves, orcs or other fantastical creatures. It was …

Quantum Mechanics

Trump undercuts Tillerson's efforts on North Korea

The president inserts himself emphatically into Tillerson's diplomatic efforts.<p>President Donald Trump on Sunday seemed to undercut his own secretary of state and escalate the ongoing nuclear crisis with North Korea, tweeting that Rex Tillerson's efforts to negotiate with Kim Jong Un's regime were …

North Korea

Quantum Weirdness Once Again Shows We're Not Living in a Computer Simulation

There is no red pill.<p>Questions of whether our reality is a simulation of something deeper have kept philosophers and freshmen awake since Plato was a …

Trump: Our response to Puerto Rico is “incredible.” San Juan mayor: “People are dying.”

There’s good reason to believe the official death toll of 16 is way out of date.<p>In the latest episode of White House braggadocio, President Trump boasted Friday about his fantastic record in Puerto Rico “with respect to loss of life” following Hurricane Maria.<p>“The loss of life, it's always tragic. …

The Latest: Republicans unveil nearly $6 trillion tax cut

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican plan to overhaul the tax code (all times local):<p>8:20 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans have unveiled the first major revamp of the nation's tax code in a generation.<p>The sweeping, nearly $6 trillion tax cut would deeply reduce …

Republicans

Microsoft’s new coding language is made for quantum computers

When one of the first personal computers, the Altair 8800 came along in 1976, Microsoft was ready with a programming language, Altair BASIC. It wants to be equally prepared when quantum computers go mainstream, so it has unveiled a new programming language and other tools for the futuristic tech at …

Dubai tests a passenger drone for its flying taxi service

Dubai was serious when it said it wants to be first in the world to offer a flying taxi service. That's why on Monday, it staged a maiden test flight for one of its potential taxis: a two-seater, 18-rotor unmanned flying vehicle made by German firm Volocopter, which is backed by fellow German …

Is Samsung going to launch the bendable Galaxy X phone soon?

Samsung will launch a Galaxy X in the near future, many people joked once the Apple’s iPhone X became official. And that seems to be true. Samsung …

Physicists Just Quantum Teleported Complex Light Patterns For The First Time

A whole new level.<p>Wrapping your messages up with quantum weirdness is a great way to avoid sneaky eavesdropping, but in its current form it's more …