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Ocelots try to survive in a world that barely knows they exist

The rare cats are among the rarest mammals in the Southwest, living a life of mystery in the borderland shadows as their habitat disappears.

Arizona

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Dow Chemical urges Trump administration to ignore pesticide findings

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dow Chemical is pushing a Trump administration that's open to scrapping regulations to ignore the findings of federal scientists who point to a family of widely used pesticides as harmful to about 1,800 critically threatened or endangered species.<p>Lawyers representing Dow, whose …

Donald Trump

Terminix fined $9.2 million for use of pesticide that poisoned family

Terminix will pay $9.2 million in criminal fines tied to the company's use of a banned pesticide that nearly killed a Delaware family vacationing in the Caribbean in March 2015, according to the federal Justice Department.<p>The company was sentenced Monday, two years after the Esmond family fell ill. …

Corruption

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade under tight security

The 2017 Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade will unfold early Thursday along what will likely be the most closely watched 2.6 miles of pavement ever.<p>The midtown-Manhattan event, which attracts an estimated crowd of about 200,000 spectators, comes just weeks after a deadly truck attack in lower …

Macy's

Macy's Thanksgiving Parade balloons through the years

Imagine seeing your first giant balloon at the Macy's Parade on Thanksgiving day. That's what happened in 1927 -- this Felix the Cat balloon was the first of its kind to fly. Check out the groundbreaking balloons through the years. Macy's<p>1927: This Happy Dragon -- and the production of people on …

Macy's

Report: ISIS calls for assassination of Barron Trump

Barron Trump

Trump's Charity Had 3 Big Donors Last Year. None Of Them Was Donald Trump

President Trump's charitable foundation received nearly $2.9 million in contributions in 2016, its latest federal tax filing shows — a million dollars more than it raised in the previous three years combined.<p>Three donors gave the Donald J. Trump Foundation more than 80 percent of its 2016 …

Donald Trump

Cancer cell growth halted with cold and flu drug

"Feed a cold, starve a fever," so the saying goes. The results of a new study, however, suggest that "treat a cold, starve cancer cells" might be a …

Cancer

Trump all but endorses Roy Moore despite sexual assault allegations

WASHINGTON (AP) — Silent for more than a week, President Donald Trump all but endorsed embattled Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore on …

Ivanka Trump

The Justice Department Continues to Roll Back Civil Rights Protections

On Friday, Attorney General Jeff Sessions strongly hinted that he isn’t done trying to roll back the civil rights gains made during the Obama …

Rights & Freedoms

Jugovic leads Tennessee Tech over New Mexico 104-96

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — ALBUQUERQUE - Aleksa Jugovic hit his first nine shots and finished with a career high 31 points to help Tennessee Tech knock off New Mexico 104-96 on Tuesday night.<p>Jugovic hit all seven of his 3-pointers, including a dagger in the final minute that put the Golden Eagles …

College Basketball

The Trump campaign is no longer footing Donald Jr.’s legal bills

The Trump campaign is halting its legal payments for Donald Trump Jr., a Bloomberg report revealed on Monday night. So far, the president’s eldest …

Donald Trump

This Uranium Deal Was No Scandal

In 2010, Rosatom, the Russian nuclear energy agency, bought a controlling interest in Uranium One, a Canadian-based company that owned valuable extraction rights in Kazakhstan, Canada and Australia. These three countries are the world’s largest uranium producers, and Russia’s acquisition of those …

Iran

Federal judge says Trump administration can’t stop funding sex-reassignment surgery for military members

A second federal judge has halted the Trump administration’s proposed transgender military ban, finding that active-duty service members are “already suffering harmful consequences” because of the president’s policy.<p>The ruling Tuesday by U.S. District Judge Marvin J. Garbis in a Maryland case comes …

LGBTQ

New Dell Inspiron 13 7000 (2017) Laptop Review

When it comes to the New Dell Inspiron 13 7000 Series, there's a lot to love. From the premium design to the optional 2-in-1 hinge and 8th-Gen Intel …

Laptops

Popular travel website accused of erasing reports of rape – they’re now being investigated

The popular travel website TripAdvisor is reportedly being investigated by the Federal Trade Commission over allegations from customers that their complaints of sexual assault and rape were being erased from the site.<p>In an expose published at the Journal-Sentinel, several customers said that when …

Crime

Wind Turbines Aren't Making You Sick. But False Information Might Be.

It seems like people have been complaining about industrial wind farms since forever. One of the most common objections is the harmful noise that …

Scientific Research

U.S. Bribery Case Sheds Light on Mysterious Chinese Company

Patrick Ho flew to New York in fall 2014. His intention, according to the Justice Department, was to bribe African officials on behalf of a private Chinese conglomerate with global ambitions and enormous wealth.<p>In meetings at the United Nations, Mr. Ho, a former Hong Kong civil servant, laid the …

China

The American Indian foundation of American gun culture

<i>This essay is based in part on Nicholas J. Johnson, David B. Kopel, George A. Mocsary & Michael P. O’Shea,</i> “Firearms Law and the Second Amendment: Regulation, Rights, and Policy,” 2nd edition (Aspen Pub. 2017)<i>.</i><p>It is widely agreed that the United States has an exceptional gun culture. Although Great …

Guns

Anxiety and Depression Are Boosted From Your Sleep

Bad and “restless” REM sleep experienced by insomnia patients may, in turn, undermine their ability to overcome emotional distress, raising their …

Sleep

A reader’s guide to gun sales

Reports on gun sales often follow a tragedy that forces a national debate about gun ownership. When figures are up, they’re interpreted as successful …

Gun Control

House fires burn much faster than they used to. Here’s how to survive.

If your house is on fire, how many minutes do you think you have to get out alive?<p>If you’re like 80 percent of Americans surveyed, you’ll say five or 10 minutes. Wrong! According to Underwriters Laboratories, which conducts state-of-the-art fire safety testing, you have three minutes or less. “Most …

Home Improvement

Tips on Close-Quarters Fighting

It doesn’t take much to make your auto-loading pistol malfunction. In a close-quarters fight, if the bad guy gets even one hand on your gun, he can …

Self Defense

Secret KGB documents reveal location of Tsar's buried haul of gold worth £26million

A hoard of gold worth £26million belonging to Russia’s last Tsar Nicholas II is buried near a railway track in Siberia, according to KGB files.<p>The …

History

The very first American settlers arrived much earlier than we thought, finds new study

<b>A new study finds: First America settlers arrived in America much sooner than previously thought.</b><p>A new recently released scientific study claims that …

Scientific Research

Buffalo Chicken Dip Recipe

• Place the chicken, hot sauce, ranch dressing and celery in the slow cooker, and stir.<br>• Cut the cream cheese into cubes. Place it on top of the chicken …

Recipes

Why These Professional Photographers Still Print Their Photos

<i>All images used with permission. Lead image by Victoria Yore</i>For some photographers, printing is the ultimate way of displaying their photos. It …

Tutorials

Headless Skeleton of Enormous Extinct Sea Cow Has Been Unearthed in Siberia

So huge!<p>It may be lacking a head, but a skeleton found on a beach in Siberia is still one of the most complete of its kind.<p>The massive bones …

Dinosaurs

Pennsylvania Congressman Is Under F.B.I. Scrutiny, Court Records Show

WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. is investigating whether Representative Robert A. Brady of Pennsylvania, the top Democrat on the House Administration Committee, illegally paid a political opponent $90,000 to drop out of a 2012 primary race, court documents show.<p>Two of Mr. Brady’s political consultants have …

Pennsylvania