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Riding the historic Grand Canyon train: cowboys, bandits and elk

A Grand Canyon Railway locomotive awaits passengers for the morning run from Williams, Ariz. to the Grand Canyon's South Rim. Trevor Hughes, USA TODAY<p>The rising sun shines through an empty Grand Canyon Railway car awaiting passengers for the morning run from Williams, Ariz. to the Grand Canyon's …

National Parks

Helen Hunt says a 'Mad About You' reboot would be 'the dream'

What’s old is new again, especially when it comes to '90s TV shows.<p>Successful revivals of old-school series such as “Roseanne,” “Will & Grace” and “Full House” keep cropping up left and right — with no sign of stopping. And if Helen Hunt has any say in it, “Mad About You” will be the next beloved …

TV

Stephen Hawking 'predicted end of world' in final paper days before he died

Professor Stephen Hawking's ashes will be interred close to the remains of another of Britain's greatest physicists, Sir Isaac Newton, in Westminster …

Physics

Why Mark Zuckerberg Should Read “A Tree Grows in Brooklyn”

“A Tree Grows in Brooklyn,” Betty Smith’s 1943 novel, is not often thought of as a spy story, but, in a section three-quarters of the way through, that’s what it becomes—and one with contemporary resonances, at that. It’s 1916, and Francie Nolan, who’s just been laid off from her sweatshop job …

Bernie Sanders

Coffee Drinkers Need Cancer Warning, Judge Rules, Giving Sellers the Jitters

Coffee sellers are mulling how to fight a California judge’s ruling that would require the beverage to be branded with cancer warning labels.<p>The National Coffee Association, whose members include Starbucks and Dunkin’ Donuts, said in a statement on Thursday that it was “currently considering all of …

Coffee

Stormy Daniels Scores '60 Minutes' Its Highest Ratings In Nearly A Decade

“60 Minutes” viewers are more interested in alleged sex scandals involving President Donald Trump than they once were in his thoughts about winning the election ― or so the Nielsen ratings released Monday suggest.<p>Former adult film actress Stormy Daniels’ Sunday night interview about her alleged …

Donald Trump

Heart disease risk may show in your earlobes, eyes, fingers

The heart, so integral to life, sits in its protective cage in the chest, going about its work without any external sign to the owner.<p>In the West, where one in four people die of cardiovascular disease, the importance of keeping the heart in good working order is hard to overstate. Sadly, the first …

Medical Research

'The Death of Stalin': The film that dares viewers to laugh about the Russian dictator

"The Death of Stalin," which hits theaters in Europe and North America this month, makes light of one of the 20th century's most brutal dictators. …

Russia

74 Incredible Photos That Capture Everyday Life of the U.S in the Early 20th Century

A photo collection that shows what everyday life of the U.S. looked like from the 1900s and 1910s.<br>Chinatown, New York, 1900<br>Broadway in Skagway, …

New Orleans

Former Soviet Union leader Gorbachev calls poisoning of ex-Russian spy 'horrible and disgusting'

MOSCOW - The poisoning of ex-Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia, is "horrible and disgusting", former Soviet Union leader Mikhail …

Russia

Man claims he's found missing flight MH370 on Google Earth after poring over images for four years

Doomed Flight MH370 has been 'found' on Google Earth, according to an Australian amateur expert in air crash investigations.<p>The flight, carrying 239 …

Everything You Need To Know About The Russian Cyberattacks On The U.S. Electricity Grid

TOP STORIES<p><i>(Get this roundup directly in your inbox each weekday ― sign up for The Morning Email here.)</i><p><b>TRUMP ADMINISTRATION BLAMES RUSSIA FOR CYBERATTACKS ON ELECTRICITY GRID</b> “Beginning in March 2016, or possibly earlier, Russian government hackers sought to penetrate multiple U.S. critical …

Here's how much the average woman has saved for retirement

Hint: It's not nearly enough.<p>Even though women tend to save for retirement at higher rates than their male counterparts, they don't necessarily land in the best shape by the time they bring their careers to a close. Research from George Washington University tells us that women are more financially …

Retirement

Richard Pryor's Son Walks Off Stage Amid Big Boos At Apollo Theater

Richard Pryor’s youngest son said he could hear his father up in heaven telling him, “Boy you better not mess this up!”<p>Maybe next time, Dad.<p>Mason Pryor acknowledged he “bombed” during his standup comedy routine on Fox’s “Showtime at the Apollo” recently. (Watch it above.)<p>A flat routine about …

This Cockpit Video Of The Blue Angels Flying Just Inches Apart In Formation Is Nuts

With the 2018 season having just kicked off at NAF El Centro this weekend, this crazy video is a refresher on the amazing flying the team pulls …

Look Who's Refusing to Stand During a Sporting Event Now

At the Olympic opening ceremony on Friday, Mike Pence, a man who has hair made of Lego and a heart made of stone, stayed seated as everyone else in …

Summer Olympics

Here's how often you should replace everything in your bedroom

When to toss everything from your mattress and pillows to your underwear.<p>As we head into spring cleaning season we suddenly remember all those things that should probably be washed. How long since those curtains have seen the inside of a washing machine, anyway? It's also a good time of year to …

Washing Machines

This ‘decorated Green Beret’ is a total fraud

Brooklyn Army vet Papotia Reginald Wright’s resume was impressive by any standard.<p>He boasted of a Purple Heart, Bronze Star — and a slew of other …

How to Scan Documents into Notes with iOS 11 on iPhone

iOS 11 makes scanning documents in the Notes app pretty darn easy. The new feature is very helpful for storing paper items electronically, allowing you to access printed information from anywhere and even send or share it as needed. Here’s how to scan documents into Notes with iOS 11 on iPhone.<p>How …

Apps

‘We stood there crying’: Emaciated polar bear seen in 'gut-wrenching' video and photos

The world’s tragedies often have images that end up defining them: A five-year old screaming in Iraq after her parents were killed by U.S. soldiers. A starving child being stalked by a vulture during a ruthless famine in Sudan.<p>A video released this week of an extremely emaciated polar bear has …

Global Warming

Amy Carlson breaks silence on Blue Bloods exit

Amy Carlson spoke at length about her exit from <i>Blue Bloods</i> for the first time on Tuesday and criticized the way her character’s departure was handled.<p>…

‘There’s no place to go after eight-man’: Small towns seek to preserve football

FELCH, Mich. — Teachers, timber truck drivers and lumber salesmen gather before sunrise at the Nordic Trading Post to sip black coffee and eat fried eggs alongside former miners who call themselves "semiretired," given that the mine was shuttered more than three decades ago. They wear Carhartt …

High School

Is your ISP throttling your internet speed? Here's how to find out

While the Title II classification of ISPs as common carriers was a victory for all, there is growing concern that ISPs could go on with business as usual with clever tricks designed to skirt the rules of the classification.<p>While knowingly stepping outside the boundaries of the Title II …

Internet

Auto Industry Declares War on Trump Over NAFTA

Every morning, as the sun rises over the Great Lakes, dozens of 18-wheelers queue up on both sides of the Ambassador Bridge connecting Detroit and Windsor, Ontario. Over the course of the day, hundreds more will pay their tolls, cross the 90-year-old span and clear Customs, the majority of them …

Automotive Industry

As a Photographer, These are 13 Free Apps I Wouldn't Leave the House Without

If you're a new photographer, let me let you in on a little secret...There are hundreds of photography apps available for iOS and Android devices …

Apps

Vladimir Putin's Love For His New Puppy Is This Fall's Best Meme

Photographs of Vladimir Putin cuddling and kissing his cute new puppy sent internet users into overdrive.<p>The Russian president received the adorable alabai dog as a belated 65th birthday gift from his Turkmenistan counterpart, Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, on Wednesday, Reuters reported.<p>It didn’t take …

Donald Trump

Why the iPhone 8 Plus is a better camera than a real camera

I never thought that it would happen. And then it did.<p>On a recent two-week vacation to Japan (my first time, and, yes, it was amazing if you must …

How to Store Your Ever Increasing Photo Collection

While we often spend significant sums of money on our camera equipment, one area we tend to neglect is the computer side of this hobby of ours. In …

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