Robert Colangelo

51 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Like | 1 Follower | @rmc4865 | Keep up with Robert Colangelo on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Robert Colangelo”

Travel Tips: Best Travel Website

Newly Excavated 4,600-Year-Old Egyptian Pyramid Threatened by Development

The pyramid is in the news this week after overblown reports about its "discovery."<p>Decades before the great pyramids at Giza took shape, a modest stepped pyramid arose at a site now known as Edfu. Archaeologists from the University of Chicago have been studying the 4,600-year-old stone structure …

Royal Caribbean Cruise Illnesses Tied To New Scourge, CDC Says

The gut bug that cut short a Royal Caribbean cruise last week and sickened nearly 700 passengers and crew is a new strain of norovirus that has become something of a scourge of the seas — and everywhere else.<p>Federal health officials on Thursday confirmed that the norovirus that infected passengers …

Public Health

Flights Grounded, Federal Offices Closed as Storm Bears Down

The bitter blast is returning - and this time, it will have a companion: snow, which started to fall across the Midwest Tuesday morning and will …

Republican Governors Starting to Realize People Like Medicaid

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Medicaid is the one bright spot in Obamacare's kinda sad rollout — it hasn't been crippled by the PR …

Priest charged with money laundering in Vatican Bank probe

The Vatican Bank scandal is spreading.<p>Monsignor Nunzio Scarano, a former top Vatican accountant now on trial for an alleged plot to smuggle 20 million euros from Switzerland into Italy, was further charged on Tuesday with laundering millions through the Vatican bank, his lawyer said.<p>Scarano has …

Corruption

Despite Small Glitch, The Comet-Chasing Craft Rosetta Has Awoken After Years Of Sleep

Rosetta had to reboot itself twice, giving engineers a small scare.<p>It was brought to life to chase comets but has been asleep for 31 months, drifting beyond the orbit of Jupiter. Yesterday (Jan. 20), the European spacecraft Rosetta successfully turned itself on. The craft had been powered down to …

Lebanon PM: My country cannot cope with the Syrian refugee crisis

As civil war rages on in Syria, Lebanon is being hit by wave after wave of human suffering, writes Najib Mikati.<p>Lebanon is going through a critical time. These are not mere alarmist words but the grim reality of my country being left to bear the brunt of the refugee crisis caused by the three-year …

Iran: Rule banning musical instruments on TV is broken

<b>Iran's Channel One television has caused a sensation by showing musical instruments on screen for the first time in 30 years, it's reported.</b><p>Some Shia Muslim clerics say broadcasting music is at odds with the religion, and Iran has adopted a curious policy of broadcasting concerts but not showing …

Liberal Media

Associated Press News

Northeast getting slammed with cold, snow as winter storm intensifies

The nation’s capital was at a standstill Tuesday evening as snow continued falling at a rate of about an inch an hour — while commuters across the Northeast struggled to get home through blizzard-like conditions and snow coming down harder and faster than many people expected.<p>The wintry wallop …

The World's Largest Cruise Ships

To be honest, the world's 10 largest cruise ships are more like small cities than little schooners. The various dining options are plentiful, the spas offer every treatment imaginable and the theatrical entertainment is world-class. Plus, there are zip lines, casinos, pool deck movie screens and …

Cruise Ships

Nelson Mandela Dead: Icon of Anti-Apartheid Movement Dies at 95

Nelson Mandela, the former South African president whose stubborn defiance survived 27 years in prison and led to the dismantling of the country's …

Americans’ new Thanksgiving tradition: watching TV all day long

Thanksgiving is a day when more than 100 million Americans will observe the most honored of traditions: gathering with family and friends to watch as many as 15 hours straight of TV.<p>More than any other major American holiday, Thanksgiving has become a TV-centric day, where people seem to spend far …

NFL

Katie Couric’s Global Anchor Position At Yahoo Confirmed

TV personality Katie Couric will indeed by joining Yahoo as first reported by AllThingsD, the company announced via a blog post today. She starts the gig beginning “early 2014,” and will continue her hosting duties on ABC’s <i>Katie</i> concurrently. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer announced the new hire today via …

Associated Press News

Storm threatens Thanksgiving travel

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/weather/1031000/1031124_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524702567_e13ee7aa3008d8886903c804f051b52b<p><b>A severe storm has been blamed for up to a dozen deaths in the US and could threaten travel for millions over the approaching Thanksgiving holiday.</b><p>The …

Weather

Man Decorates House With 502,165 Holiday Lights, Shatters World Record

And, boy, is the Gay family of LaGrangeville, New York gonna be pissed.<p>More than 29 miles of wire. More than 500,000 lights. More than 70,000 visitors. Move over, Clark Griswold: You have nothing on David Richards, the Australian lawyer who has just broken the Guinness World Record for the most …

Silvio Berlusconi claims he has new evidence to clear his name

Silvio Berlusconi in desperate last-minute bid to avoid being stripped of his seat in Italy's parliament<p><b>Silvio Berlusconi</b> made a desperate, last-ditch attempt on Monday to avoid being thrown out of the Italian parliament this week, claiming he had new evidence which proved that he was wrongly …

Obama's Immigration Speech Was Interrupted by a Heckler on Stage with Him

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>During his speech from San Francisco on Monday, President Obama was heckled by someone from an …

Deaths as Libya army and militia clash

Clashes between Libyan troops and an armed group in the eastern city of Benghazi have killed at least nine people and wounded at least 47 during a military operation, the interior ministry said.<p>The Libyan army on Monday declared "a state of alert" in Benghazi and summoned all troops to report for …

Unnamed US officials speculate on Snowden's 'doomsday cache'

Since the leaks began, government officials have speculated about various NSA documents that former contractor Edward Snowden might have accessed. Today, that speculation reached a fever pitch, as unnamed officials told Reuters they now believe Snowden may have accessed the so-called "doomsday …

North Korea detained California man after 'tense' talk, son says

The son of an 85-year-old Palo Alto man who is being detained in North Korea says the arrest came days after a tense conversation with local officials about his service in the<p>Korean War.<p>Appearing on<p>NBC's "Today" show Monday, Jeff Newman said the conversation between his father, Merrill, and North …

Morning-after pill may be less effective for heavier women

Some morning-after pills may not be a reliable way to prevent pregnancy in heavier women. The European manufacturer of an emergency contraceptive pill, Norlevo, will caution women in new labeling that the product is “not effective” for women over 176 pounds and doesn’t work as well in women who …

Pharma

Saudi court sentences man to death

A Saudi court has sentenced one man to death and another 19 to jail for the deadly attack on the US consulate in the Red Sea city of Jeddah in 2004, in which nine people were killed.<p>Tuesday’s court decision also sentenced the 19 others to up to 25 years in jail for various charges, including …