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Starbucks Is Ditching Plastic Straws. Here Are 3 of the Most Common Alternatives

Starbucks announced on Monday that it will abandon all plastic straws and replace them with common straw alternatives: cold cup strawless lids or, in …

Pollution

Disney Pushes 'Indiana Jones 5' a Year to 2021; Dates 'Maleficent,' 'Jungle Cruise'

Dwayne Johnson's 'Jungle Cruise' will swim into theaters in fall 2019, while Angelina Jolie's 'Maleficent 2' will open in summer 2020.<p>Disney has …

Angelina Jolie

Francia: Saqueos y enfrentamientos con la Policía durante celebración

Varios incidentes empañaron las celebraciones en Francia de la victoria de los Bleus en la Copa del Mundo, constataron periodistas de la <b>AFP.</b><p>En <b>Lyon,</b> …

How President Trump’s Supreme Court Pick Could Change the U.S.

President Donald Trump considers himself a master showman, having honed the ability to build suspense over 14 seasons of reality television, a …

Donald Trump

Apple Just Released A New Feature That Prevents Police From Unlocking iPhones

The new feature could prevent firms like Cellebrite, which reportedly helped the FBI in the San Bernardino case, from gaining access to locked devices.<p>Apple is adding a new feature that could block methods police use to download data from locked iPhones.<p>Last week, at Apple's annual developer …

Privacy

Thai cave rescue: All 12 boys and soccer coach freed

<b>Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN) —</b> The last remaining member of the Wild Boars soccer team and their assistant coach have been pulled out of a flooded cave in Thailand, bringing an end to a near three-week ordeal that prompted an international rescue effort and captivated audiences around the world.<p>…

Thailand

Vaticano confirma visita del papa a Panamá

La Santa Sede anunció hoy en horas de la mañana, que el Papa Francisco visitará Panamá del 23 al 27 de enero de 2019, en ocasión de la Jornada …

Apple’s 6.1-inch LCD iPhone Will Have This Secret Weapon

On Wednesday, we learned a lot about Apple's big fall hardware lineup. But a new detail about the company's upcoming "budget iPhone X" has surfaced …

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Meet Lola, a Girl Who Gave Her Final Days to Science

Science & InnovationPicture Stories<p>"I wasn't doing it for me. I was doing it for all the other kids who suffered."<p>At age 12, Lola Muñoz made a daunting decision: She chose to enter a clinical trial to test a new combination of chemotherapy drugs.<p>Lola had been diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic …

Cancer

Four of the 12 Boys Trapped in a Thai Cave For More Than Two Weeks Have Been Rescued

The first four of 12 boys and their soccer coach trapped in a cave in northern Thailand for more than two weeks have been rescued, the Thai Navy has …

General Hospital

Rescuers up against 'water and time' to save remaining teammates trapped in Thai cave

<b>Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN) —</b> The operation to rescue the remaining boys and their coach from a flooded cave in northern Thailand was expected to resume Monday morning, but heavy rain threatened to further complicate the mission.<p>Four of the 12 boys were extracted from the Tham Luang cave …

Thailand

The Mars Opportunity Rover Has Defied All Odds for 15 Years. But Now, It Could Be in Danger

NASA’s Opportunity Rover has defied all the odds and is celebrating her 15-year anniversary Saturday — but it’s unclear how much longer it will last …

Dust Storms

Thailand rescue: Divers start mission to free boys trapped in cave

<b>Tham Luang caves, Thailand (CNN) —</b> The perilous mission to evacuate 12 boys and their 25-year-old coach trapped deep inside a flooded cave in northern Thailand is under way, Thai authorities announced Sunday.<p>At 10 a.m. local time, an international contingent of 13 specialist divers and five Thai …

Thailand

More than 200 people ill from parasite in Del Monte vegetable tray recall

<b>(CNN) —</b> An outbreak of cyclosporiasis has sickened 212 people in four states since May, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Thursday. Seven of those individuals have been hospitalized.<p>The outbreak is linked to Del Monte vegetable trays with fresh broccoli, cauliflower, celery …

Public Health

In a Migrant Shelter Classroom, ‘It’s Always Like the First Day of School’

Felicia Baez teaches English as a second language at a shelter in South Florida where anywhere from 30 to 100 migrant children in federal custody live at one time. Most stay about two months, but some leave after only a few days.<p>“It’s always like the first day of school,” Ms. Baez said of the …

Immigration

Steve Ditko, Legendary Artist and Spider-Man Co-Creator, Dies at 90

He also created Doctor Strange with Stan Lee during his years at Marvel.<p>Artist Steve Ditko, who co-created Spider-Man and Doctor Strange with Stan …

Comics

Alza de hasta un 8.3% en la tarifa eléctrica

La tarifa eléctrica aumentará 8.3%, en promedio, para 274 mil 554 clientes de las empresas eléctricas Edemet y Ensa, durante el segundo semestre de …

The Lost Dogs of the Americas

Before Europeans began to colonize the Americas about 500 years ago, the land, north and south, was populated with people who had been here for thousands of years. And their dogs.<p>The devastation visited on the native human inhabitants of North and South America is well known. Whether their dogs …

Anthropology

Many asteroids might be remnants of five destroyed worlds, scientists say

In the beginning, the solar system was little more than a cloud of dust and gas. Then cold temperatures caused the center of the cloud to collapse, forming the sun. The newborn star lit up with nuclear fusion, sending light and heat out into the spinning circumstellar disk. Soon that material …

Universe

The government separated immigrant families. But officials still won't say exactly how many kids are in custody

<b>(CNN) —</b> How many immigrant families have been reunited since a judge ordered the US government to halt most family separations at the border?<p>And how many kids from separated immigrant families are still in government custody?<p>We don't know, because officials aren't saying.<p>It's been more than a week …

Immigration

Jar Jar Binks actor contemplated suicide after Star Wars backlash

Ahmed Best, voice actor of Jar Jar Binks, struggled with the backlash he faced from the character’s negative reaction from the Star Wars prequels.<p>Jar …

Jar Jar Binks

Scarlett Johansson Caught Up in New Casting Controversy Over Transgender Role

The actress reportedly pointed to other actors who have played transgender characters to justify her taking the starring role in 'Rub & Tug.'<p>Scarlett …

Scarlett Johansson

Deaths from bacterial disease in Puerto Rico spiked after Maria

<b>Cayey, Puerto Rico (CNN) —</b> Puerto Rico's own records list so many cases of the bacterial disease leptospirosis that officials should have declared an "epidemic" or an "outbreak" after Hurricane Maria instead of denying that one occurred, according to seven medical experts who reviewed previously …

Public Health

Parents of trapped Thai boys haven't been told if their children were rescued

<b>(CNN) —</b> The distraught parents of 12 Thai boys, who have been stranded in a cave for weeks with their soccer coach, have not been told whether their children are among those rescued, a family member told CNN.<p>Four of the boys were pulled out of the cave in northern Thailand late Sunday night and are …

Rowing

Snoke Has At Least “One Other Apprentice” – What Does This Mean For ‘Star Wars: Episode 9’? [Update]

<b>Update:</b> A very interesting line from another <i>Star Wars</i> book has added another twist to this story. We’ve added the details to the post below.Another …

Star Wars

Lunar mystery solved by recovery of lost Apollo mission tapes

<b>(CNN) —</b> NASA's Apollo missions in the 1960s and '70s served not only to land Americans on the lunar surface but to answer key questions about the moon that could be answered only by going there.<p>As often happens, those answers sometimes stirred up more questions -- or, as in this case, an abiding …

Space Science