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Warm water under Antarctic glacier spurs astonishing rate of melting

Researchers from the Naval Postgraduate School deployed multiple, unique sensors through 1,640 feet (500 meters) of solid ice to determine how quickly warm water was melting Antarctica's massive Pine Island Glacier from beneath.<p>A two-month-long expedition to one of the most remote sites on the …

Global Warming

Mount McKinley 83ft shorter than previously thought

<b>The highest peak in North America has shrunk, according to new data released by US geographers.</b><p>Mount McKinley, located in the US state of Alaska, measured 83ft (25m) shorter than previously understood.<p>The mountain now stands at 20,237ft. It was was last officially measured in 1952, researchers said.<p>…

Denali (Mt. McKinley)

Tax Reform For Legal Pot Businesses Brings Together An Odd Group

It's not every day you see a Democrat and Grover Norquist saying nice things about each other.<p>WASHINGTON — What is one way to get reporters to attend a sweltering outdoor press conference about a wonky provision in the tax code? Make it about weed.<p>An exceptionally odd group showed up to talk about …

Ted Cruz Explains It All

Tailgunner Ted Cruz, who many serious people consider to be a serious candidate for the presidency, went over to the Heritage Foundation the other day, let his freak flag fly, and delivered a speech touching on recent American political history.<p>"The willingness to say all those crazy things is a …

Republicans

Can Obama Recover?

Nev­er has Win­ston Churchill’s epi­gram looked so apt as right now: “Amer­ic­ans can al­ways be coun­ted on to do the right thing,” the elo­quent …

Kerry testing Russia on Syria weapons

The plan is to figure out how to secure large quantities of deadly weapons in a war zone<p>GENEVA — U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry and his team opened two days of meetings with their Russian counterparts on Thursday, hoping to emerge with the outlines of a plan for the complex task of safely …

30-year White House peace vigil threatened

WASHINGTON— For more than 30 years, Concepcion Picciotto has held vigil outside theWhite House, protesting nuclear weapons and calling for peace.<p>But Thursday morning, it appeared that her decades-long protest was finally over. U.S. Park Police removed her encampment — a tarp-covered umbrella and …

Vladimir Putin Pens Op-Ed to Say Strike on Syria Would 'Unleash a New Wave of Terrorism'

Russian President Vladimir Putin has written a New York Times op-ed "to speak directly to the American people," warning that a U.S. military strike …

Middle East

Taylor Momsen Ditches Heavy Black Eyeliner, Reveals Glam Makeover for Fashion Week

Looking good, little J! <b>Taylor Momsen</b> was nearly unrecognizable at Alice + Olivia's New York Fashion Week show on Monday, Sept. 9. Posing for photos …

Celebrity Couples Who Overcame Cheating Scandals

So often, we hear about celebrity cheating scandals tearing couples apart, with a divorce and possibly an intense custody battle to follow.<p>But what about couples like Paula Patton and Robin Thicke, who have remained strong in the face of intense rumors? Turns out, there are more than it might …

Katherine Heigl’s "Lil’ Ladies"

Proud mom-of-two Katherine Heigl shared a sweet snapshot via Instagram. “Me and my lil’ ladies before bed time…oh and my little dog Gertrude!” she …

T.I. And Tiny: Sneak Peek Of This Week's Episode - VH1 News

<i>T.I. And Tiny</i> Sneak Peek: You Got The Job, Kid<p>The one thing <b>T.I.</b> wants to instill in each of his children is hustle. With a little hard work and encouragement, they can do whatever they want with their lives, but there will be no free rides on the Harris bus. On this week’s <i>T.I. And Tiny: The Family</i> …

Weather Service Prophet Warns Colorado of "Biblical Rainfall"

How do you warn people that the flooding situation is really dangerous around Boulder, Colorado? A forecaster for the National Weather Service used …

Jennie Garth Wears Pale Goth Makeup, Short Dress on Runway at New York Fashion Week

<b>Jennie Garth</b> is going goth! The 41-year-old actress looked nearly unrecognizable while making a surprise appearance on the runway at designer <b>Aerin</b> …

Hollywood Life

A Counter-Strike Party on 9/11? It's Actually Worse Than it Sounds

Yesterday was the 12th anniversary of 9/11. And one bar in Shenzhen, China apparently decided to throw a party—complete with unsettling cosplay. Hey, …

Anime

Kanye West I'M DRUNK And I'm Ready to Yell About Stuff Uncensored | TMZ

Selena Gomez Pokes Fun At Justin Bieber's Mustache!

Cardi B Wants To Crown The Most Tinder-Obsessed College

Celebrity<p>Breaking celebrity news, celebrity marriages, break ups, and the latest pics of your favorite celebs.<p>TRL<p>Let's unplug and …

January Jones, Liam Hemsworth Sexting? Actor's Rep Quashes Rumors

A representative for Liam Hemsworth has quashed a recent report claiming the "Hunger Games" star has been sexting January Jones.<p>Us Weekly claimed in a story titled "Liam's Other Woman: Behind fiancee Miley Cyrus' back, Hemsworth woos January Jones" that the actor "fired off a graphic, sexual text …

Ian Ziering Family: Furniture Shoppers

Ian Ziering and his wife <b>Erin</b> took their girls <b>Penna Mae</b>, 4 months, and <b>Mia,</b> 2, shopping at Rapport International Furniture in Los Angeles, Calif. on …

Drake Allegedly Sends Gucci Mane Texts About Rihanna

Gucci slammed several high-profile women, including Nicki Minaj on Twitter, by saying he slept with them. Drake reportedly sent texts to Gucci …

Justin Bieber's Pilot - Weed Smell Was So Bad | TMZ

Jessica Biel Changes Her Name

Celebrity Couples Give Back On 9/11

If there is one thing celebs have in common with those of us who spend our lives away from the paparazzi, it’s giving back. Although it oftentimes …

‘Thor 2′ Posters: Loki Escapes, the King of Asgard Reigns Supreme

Two new 'Thor 2' posters have descended upon Marvel fans, featuring fan-favorite Loki, Tom Hiddleston, and the king of Asgard, Anthony Hopkin's …