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North Korea Appears to Be Prepping a Fourth Nuclear Test

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>A South Korean newspaper is reporting that North Korean troops are scurrying around the site where …

Cheryl Kelley’s Photo-Realistic Paintings of Classic Muscle Cars Will Blow Your Mind

They look like high-definition photos enhanced in Photoshop, but in reality Cheryl Kelley’s muscle-car inspired artworks are just really good …

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US defends military deployments in response to North Korea threats

The US has defended its robust response to military threats from North Korea amid criticism that both sides are to blame for the escalating …

Deadly new bird flu vindicates mutant virus research, experts say

Scientists in the Dutch city of Rotterdam know precisely what it takes for a bird flu to mutate into a potential human pandemic strain -- because they've created just such mutant viruses in the laboratory.<p>So as they watch with some trepidation the emergence in China of a strain of bird flu …

52% of America Wants to Legalize Weed

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>More than five months after two states voted to legalize marijuana — and as a host of other states …

Killer who lured victims via Craigslist gets death penalty

An Ohio street-preacher who lured his murder victims with bogus Craigslist job offers has been sentenced to death by an Akron judge, following the jury’s recommendation.<p>Richard Beasley, 53, was convicted on March 12 of killing three men and wounding a fourth, all of whom had been given promises of …

French Senate debates same-sex marriage

French senators have begun examining a controversial bill to legalise same-sex marriage and adoption, prompting protests by opponents keen to see the reform thrown out.<p>The bill, which would give same-sex couples the same rights as heterosexual couples to marry and adopt children, is expected to …

North Korea gives nuclear-war warning

The North Korean army has warned the US that its military has been cleared to wage an attack using "smaller, lighter and diversified nuclear" weapons.<p>"The moment of explosion is approaching fast," the military said, warning that war could break out "today or tomorrow".<p>The statement, carried by the …

Fox News' Megyn Kelly Grills NRA's Wayne LaPierre: What Do You Say To Newtown Families?

Before introducing LaPierre, Kelly played a clip of some Newtown families being interviewed by CBS anchor Scott Pelley in a clip set to air Sunday on "60 Minutes."<p>"It's powerful to listen to. Those families directly affected say if Adam Lanza, the shooter at Newtown, had not had 30-round magazines …

Unhinged: Chris Matthews Ties Texas Prosecutor Murders to Ted Cruz and the Second Amendment: http://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2013/04/04/unhinged-chris-matthews-ties-texas-prosecutor-murders-to-ted-cruz-and-the-second-amendment-n1557780 LIKE if you think this anti-gun rights liberal should be taken off the air!

Why was March so cold? Blame Greenland.

You're not imagining it: March 2013 was chilly — the second-coldest March since 2000. The culprit is a stubborn mass of warm air over Greenland that …

Researchers see antibody evolve against HIV

Study could aid development of more effective vaccines.<p>For the first time, scientists have tracked in a patient the evolution of a potent immune …

Hail to the Chief: where next for science in Whitehall?

It's all change at the top of UK science policy. Yesterday, Sir Mark Walport took the reins as the government's chief scientific adviser, the …

‘America’s First’ Professional Pot Critic Also Concerned With Anonymity

“I just know that if these places knew, if I went in there being like, ‘Hey! I’m Will, I’m the marijuana critic from Westword!’ I’d be getting the …

The Witness At The Center Of The NY Mayoral Election Rigging Scandal Owes Citigroup $126 Million

Moses "Mark" Stern, 40, brokered the backroom deals that involved $80,000 in cash payoffs and a scheme to get Smith, the Democratic senator, on the Republican ticket for this year's mayoral race, according to sources.<p>His sweet-talking and negotiations led to Tuesday's arrests of Smith, Councilman …

North Korean Army Says It Has Final 'Approval' For Nuclear Attack On US

From Yonhap News:<p>In a statement, the North's supreme military command said it is formally notifying the White House and the Pentagon that <b>"reckless operations" involving "cutting-edge" nuclear weapons</b> have been finally approved.<p>Most analysts put North Korea's nuclear weapons capability <b>years away</b> …

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Suspect Arrested

We’ve now got an arrest in the murder of that County Sheriff in West Virginia. More details shortly.<p>We’re discussing this evolving story over at …

Mark Cuban may draft Brittney Griner

LOS ANGELES -- Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban would be willing to give Baylor women's star Brittney Griner the opportunity to prove she could play …

Kevin Ware Looks Back at Injury

Rutgers fires coach Mike Rice, more actions ahead?

Rutgers University has fired coach Mike Rice less than 24 hours after ESPN's <i>Outside the Lines</i> aired video footage of Rice physically abusing players, the school announced on Wednesday morning.<p>"Based upon recently revealed information and a review of previously discovered issues, Rutgers has …

Best-selling business books—the only place Atari and Circuit City are held up as model companies

There’s a formula to the typical business book: look at some successful companies, analyze them, make some true generalizations of those companies, and then advise others to do the same.<p>The trouble is, this is basically useless.<p>Here’s why: In a pool of thousands of companies, inevitably some are …

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The Cosmic Gallery - in pictures

North Korea threats: US to move missile defences to Guam

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/967000/967234_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524681325_e93b9106c82b0db77487eaf5e1f87ce5<p><b>The US is sending a missile shield to the Pacific island of Guam as North Korea threatens nuclear strikes.</b><p>The Pentagon said the shield would be ready …

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45 P&G plants send zero waste to landfills

One plant converts Pampers into upholstery filling; another composts waste from shaving foam.<p>CINCINNATI -- Forty-five Procter & Gamble Co. plants around the world -- a third of all factories, including six in the U.S. -- now send zero manufacturing waste to landfills.<p>Instead, a U.S. plant is …