Lexi Nicole George

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Bill Gates thinks a coming disease could kill 30 million people within 6 months — and says we should prepare for it as we do for war

If there's one thing that we know from history, it's that a deadly new disease will arise and spread around the globe.<p>That could happen easily within the next decade. And as Bill Gates told listeners on Friday at a discussion about epidemics hosted by the Massachusetts Medical Society and the New …

Disease

Trump thinks Islam is ‘one of the great countries,’ his attorney tells SCOTUS

President Donald Trump believes that Muslims in the U.S. are great Americans who love the country and that Islam is “one of the great countries of …

Federal Judge Upholds DACA, Calling White House Decision To Rescind It 'Capricious'

A federal judge has ruled against the Trump administration's decision to end deportation protections for some young immigrants, saying the White House was "arbitrary and capricious" in moving to end the Obama-era DACA program.<p>In a blow to President Trump, who has long railed against the Deferred …

Immigration

Why Last Night’s G.O.P. Victory Should Terrify Trump

Another massive special-election swing portends a 2018 bloodbath for Republicans.<p>For a brief, shining moment last year, it was good to be a Republican. Yes, an erratic, reality-star boor had laid siege to the West Wing, but for the first time in more than a decade, the G.O.P. had complete control …

Republicans

The Difference Between Social Anxiety And Introversion, In 4 Comics

Loving alone time is different from a mental health condition.<p>Introversion and social anxiety are often conflated, whether it’s in people’s minds or in memes on the internet. Here’s the reality: Preferring alone time is not the same as living with a mental health condition.<p>Introversion (the …

Depression

What Is The ‘Incel’ Movement, And What Is Their Increasingly Dangerous Agenda?

On Tuesday, Alek Minassian was charged with ten counts of murder and 13 counts of attempted murder after driving a van into a crowd of pedestrians in Toronto. During the search for his motive, it was revealed that Minassian was active in the internet’s involuntary celibacy, or “incel,” subculture, …

California Police May Have Finally Arrested The Golden State Killer

<i>Please see our continuing updates at the bottom of this post.</i><br>—–<br>Excitement is running high after reports that the Golden State Killer/East Area Rapist case — the subject of an in-the-works HBO documentary adaptation of the late Michelle McNamara’s book, <i>I’ll Be Gone in the Dark</i> — may have seen an …

Certain common medications tied to 30% higher dementia risk, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> Many older adults know that long-term use of certain medications can negatively affect cognition and increase one's risk of dementia.<p>But a new study suggests that some classes of anticholinergic drugs -- particularly those used to treat depression, Parkinson's and urinary incontinence -- …

Dementia

TIME 100: The Most Influential People of 2018 | Time.com

This site will send your ashes to a Republican congressperson if Trumpcare kills you

Are you one of 24 million people who could lose healthcare coverage under the American Healthcare Act (AHCA)? Should the measure replace Obamacare …

NHL GMs reportedly like the idea of expanding the number of playoff teams

The bottom line on the NHL's proposed playoff expansion is all about the bottom line<p>The NHL is in the process of expanding to 32 teams, and if some …

Ice Hockey

Did Trump stay overnight in Russia in 2013? Evidence points to yes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump told former FBI Director James Comey that he didn’t stay in Russia overnight during his 2013 visit to the country — part of his explanation for why the salacious allegations from the Steele dossier couldn’t be true, according to the Comey memos that were released …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: Read the Inauguration Day letter Obama left for Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> During his final moments in the Oval Office, President Barack Obama folded into thirds a handwritten letter to Donald Trump, slid it into an envelope, and in neat capital letters addressed it to "Mr. President."<p>Now, the contents of that letter -- the last direct communication between the …

Donald Trump

Anne Rice is Planning a ‘Game of Thrones’–Style TV Adaptation of ‘The Vampire Chronicles’

Having just regained the theatrical rights to the 12-book series that includes "Interview with the Vampire," the famed author says her dream is a …

Game of Thrones

Mueller's leaked 'hit list' may indicate he's treating Trump's team like a 'criminal enterprise'

A grand-jury subpoena from the special counsel Robert Mueller's team reportedly targets the majority of Donald Trump's senior campaign team, including the president.<p>The subpoena, seen by and labeled a "hit list" by the news website Axios, asks for all texts, letters, handwritten notes, or …

Donald Trump

As Congress moves to drop tariffs, some U.S. firms cry foul

NAPLES, Fla. (Reuters) - Michael Korchmar was hiring. His family-owned travel-goods company was planning to make a new product, an insulated food bag, and he had put out help-wanted notices for up to 30 workers to run the sewing machines in his small factory on Florida’s Gulf Coast.<p>Those plans are …

Duty-free

This is a 60-Second Handheld Photo of the Milky Way

Photographer Jonathan Usher of Wellington, New Zealand, recently created this photo of the Milky Way rising from the horizon near his city. But get …

What Lord of the Flies is really about

My father distrusted simple judgments, but he did say his novel was about the importance of the rule of law, and the complexity of human beings, says William Golding’s daughter Judy Golding Carver<p>David Shariatmadari’s account of my father’s novel Lord of the Flies was a little sweeping when he …

Literature

Senate confirms a homophobic climate change denier with no scientific credentials to lead NASA

Homophobic climate change denier Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla.) "has made a career out of ignoring scientific expertise" says Sen. Brian Schatz …

Clean Technology

How Veteran Fighter Pilot Tammie Jo Shults Saved Crippled Southwest Flight 1380

Capt. ‘Sully’ Sullenberger could rely on automated help to pull off the ‘Miracle on the Hudson.’ Ex-fighter pilot Tammie Jo Shults saved hundreds of …

New Mexico

Jennifer Doudna: ‘I still remember my first encounter with DNA’

I still remember my first encounter with DNA. We were doing a classic high-school biology experiment in which salmon sperm cells were broken apart …

Scientists Have Established a Link Between Brain Damage and Religious Fundamentalism

A study published in the journal <i>Neuropsychologia</i> has shown that religious fundamentalism is, in part, the result of a functional impairment in a …

The 10 Best Music Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: March 13th</b><p>Whether they’re about an artist, a band, or maybe just a particular place and time, music documentaries have a unique ability to let their soundtrack be a central aspect to their storytelling. With a selection varying from artist biographies, music history lessons, and those …

Seth Meyers Gives Betsy DeVos’s Awful 60 Minutes Sit-Down an “F-Minus”

“She’s the highest ranking education official in the country, and she acts like the substitute teacher who is just realizing her U.S. history isn’t up to speed,” the Late Night host said. His compatriots were equally harsh.<p>The grades are in for <b>Betsy DeVos’s</b> painfully incompetent <i>60 Minutes</i> …

Education

Trump says Canada and Mexico will escape new tariffs only after NAFTA concessions

President Trump on Monday further expanded his self-initiated trade war, telling Canada and Mexico that he would consider lifting possible tariffs on steel and aluminum only if they concede to White House demands for renegotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement.<p>Like almost every broadside …

Business (Canada)

North Korea's Kim Jong-un meets South Korean envoys

<b>North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has hosted a dinner for senior South Korean delegates - the first time officials from Seoul have met the young leader since he took office in 2011.</b><p>The South Korean president's office confirmed the meeting shortly after the delegates' arrival on Monday.<p>The 10-member …

Where Do You Go When You Die? The Increasing Signs That Human Consciousness Remains After Death

Philosophically, though, our definition of death hinges on something else: the point past which we’re no longer able to return. Those two were more …

Senator seeking admin records on Trump's sale of Palm Beach mansion to Russian

<b>(CNN) —</b> A senator is asking the Treasury Department to turn over records of a lucrative real estate sale Donald Trump made to a Russian billionaire as the Senate Finance Committee looks into Trump's ties to Russians.<p>Sen. Ron Wyden, the committee's ranking member, on Friday requested the financial …

Donald Trump

SpaceX Hid a Second, Secret Payload Aboard Falcon Heavy, And It Sounds Amazing

Designed to last for millions of years.<p>Elon Musk's personal Tesla might have gotten all the headlines during SpaceX's historic rocket launch last …

Falcon Heavy