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Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers punish Delta for crossing the NRA

ATLANTA (AP) — Pro-gun Georgia lawmakers Thursday took revenge on Delta for crossing the National Rifle Association, killing a proposed tax break on jet fuel that would have saved the airline millions.<p>A sweeping tax bill with the fuel exemption stripped out by the Republicans passed the …

Walmart says it will raise age restriction to 21 for gun purchases, remove items resembling assault-style rifles from website

Walmart announced Wednesday that it is raising its age restriction to 21 for firearm and ammunition purchases.<p>The company said in its statement that …

How the Quietly Radical ‘Black Panther’ Took Over Hollywood

Marvel’s most prominent black superhero hasn’t always been one of its superstars. But the Afrofuturist, anti-imperialist worldview the series espouses makes it perfect for the moment.<p>If you’ve been to a movie theater at any point in the past 20 years, there is a steep statistical probability that …

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White House reels as FBI director contradicts official claims about alleged abuser

By Ashley Parker<p>, Reporter<p>Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Josh Dawsey<p>, White House reporter<p>The White House struggled Tuesday to contain a widening crisis over its handling of domestic violence allegations against a senior official, as it reeled after sworn testimony by the FBI chief directly contradicted …

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South Carolina Amtrak crash: Deaths, scores injured after trains collide

The overnight Amtrak train 91 from New York to Miami has crashed into a freight train, leaving at least two dead and 116 people injured. Officials …

Amtrak collides with freight train in South Carolina, killing two, injuring more than 100

An Amtrak train traveling from New York to Miami collided with a CSX freight train early Sunday in South Carolina, killing two Amtrak personnel and injuring more than 100 others, authorities said.<p>The crash overnight caused the lead engine and some passenger cars to derail, Amtrak said in a …

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FBI chief has 'grave concerns,' clashes with Trump over GOP memo

<b>(CNN) —</b> FBI Director Christopher Wray publicly clashed with President Donald Trump on Wednesday over a controversial Republican intelligence memo, furthering the rift between the President and the agency investigating ties between his campaign and Russia.<p>Wray sent a striking signal to the White …

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What to expect from the Monday morning vote to fund the government through early February 2018

The U.S. government shutdown entered its second day on Sunday as Democrats and Republicans in Congress prepared for another round of negotiations …

Republicans

Senate adjourns without deal to end government shutdown; vote postponed until noon Monday

By Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Erica Werner<p>, Reporter<p>Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Elise Viebeck<p>, Reporter<p>The government shutdown headed into its third day as Republicans insulted Democrats for rejecting the latest offer from Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.), who said he would consider allowing a …

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Congressional leaders refuse to budge on shutdown’s first day, but negotiations continue

By Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Paul Kane<p>, Reporter<p>Ed O'Keefe<p>, Reporter<p>Karoun Demirjian<p>, Congressional reporter<p>Congressional leaders in both parties refused to budge publicly from their political corners Saturday on the first day of the government shutdown, avoiding direct negotiations and bitterly …

Republicans

House votes to avert government shutdown, path in Senate unclear

<b>(CNN) —</b> The House voted Thursday night to avert a government shutdown, sending the bill on to the Senate, where its future is much less certain.<p>Shortly before the House vote, the Freedom Caucus said a majority of its members would vote to support a stopgap spending measure, a key sign that holdout …

Government Shutdown

Shutdown looms as Republicans seek short-term spending deal for government

Chances of a government shutdown grew Monday as Republicans concluded that they would be unable to reach a long-term spending accord by the Friday deadline. GOP leaders are now turning to a short-term funding measure in hopes of keeping agencies open while talks continue, but Democratic leaders say …

Immigration

Federal judge gives respite to ‘dreamers’, says DACA can’t end while lawsuit is pending

By Maria Sacchetti<p>, Reporter<p>A federal judge's decision to block Trump administration plans to phase out protections for so-called undocumented "dreamers" brought sharp backlash Wednesday from the White House, calling the injunction "outrageous."<p>The order by U.S. District Judge William Alsup issued …

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Kevin Spacey's Loss Is Christopher Plummer's Gain in All the Money in the World

Ridley Scott’s based-on-real-life thriller <i>All the Money in the World</i> will go down in history as the film from which Kevin Spacey was almost …

Girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman says she had no idea he was planning attack

By Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>The girlfriend of Stephen Paddock, the gunman who opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas earlier this week, said Wednesday she had no warning about his plans to carry out the massacre and pledged to cooperate with authorities struggling …

The Most Intriguing and Important Details the New Star Wars Anthology Revealed About a Galaxy Far, Far Away

<i>From a Certain Point of View</i>, the new <i>Star Wars</i> anthology novel released to celebrate 40 years of the beloved franchise, is unlike any other book …

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

For years you've been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge people to avoid the full fat, …

'Partner up': The reason why you achieve more with a workout buddy

It's the fourth and final week of Start Today, the monthlong series dedicated to helping you get in your best shape yet.<p>Over the past few weeks, Jenna Bush Hager said goodbye to excuses and hello to new workouts suited best for her bustling schedule as a new mom.<p>This week, Hager looked to fitness …

Stocks open lower, dragged down by energy and technology

NEW YORK (AP) — Stock are opening broadly lower as energy companies take another tumble and after Apple predicted its first sales decline in 13 years.<p>…

Stock Markets

Day 3 Of BuzzFeed's 7-Day Clean Eating Challenge

This is part of a 7-day healthy meal plan that will make you feel awesome. You should definitely start at the beginning, which is here.<p>There's no processed food allowed—instead there's lots of lean protein, healthy fats, and fresh produce. Every meal is homemade, but don't be scared! There are …

George Lucas Says He Sold STAR WARS To "White Slavers," Elaborates on His Thoughts About THE FORCE AWAKENS

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Proposed Asteroid-Destroying Satellite Sounds An Awful Lot Like A Death Star

I mean, a LOT like a Death Star.<p>After the double-whammy of a meteorite hitting Russia and a near-miss with an asteroid, some scientists have been thinking over how to deal with space rocks. A team of California scientists is offering up an answer that sounds a little, uh, familiar.<p>UC Santa Barbara …

6 'Star Wars' Technologies That May Not Be So Far, Far Away

From landspeeders to lightsabers<p>The trailer for <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> may be just 88 seconds long, but it still manages to pack a punch. (Some of us have even spent <i>way</i> too long dissecting the entire thing.) Personally, among my favorite parts of <i>Star Wars</i>—and there are many—is the amazing …

Space Travel

The Sounds Behind The Millennium Falcon's Failing Hyperdrive

"It's not my fault!"<p>Star Wars is a visual experience, to be sure, filled with glowing lightsabers, strange aliens, and amazing outer space dogfights. But none of that would make quite so much of an impact if it weren't for the sound. Ben Burtt is the man responsible for creating much of the …

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Real Swordsmen Weigh In On Star Wars's Weird Triple Lightsaber

Is it silly? Is it useful?<p>The new trailer for "Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens" excited fans worldwide, but also unexpectedly raised controversy with its depiction of a menacing new red lightsaber, which possesses a hilt made of two mini-lightsaber blades.<p>The common explanation for this …

You Can Now Pilot The Millennium Falcon In Google Street View

Not available on Coruscant, sadly<p>Han Solo’s Millennium Falcon may be among the fastest ships in the <i>Star Wars</i> universe, but it’s never had to contend with London traffic. In time for the hotly anticipated <i>Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens</i> coming out next week (December 17), a fan has released …

Q&A: How 'Star Wars' Creators Made BB-8 Into A Robot Icon

R2-D2 finally gets a robotic rival<p><i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i> doesn’t hit theaters until December 18, but it already has a breakout star: BB-8, the endearing ball droid that made its debut in the movie trailer this summer. Rather than rely on computer graphics, director J.J. Abrams asked the …

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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Fanboy Review: The Best Since 'Empire Strikes Back'

Spoiler-free<p><i>Popular Science photo director Thomas Payne is a lifelong Star Wars fan, and he was one of the lucky few who saw Star Wars: The Force Awakens last night, before its official release date of December 17, 2015. Read on to discover his initial thoughts and appraisal. We've kept his review</i> …

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How The Original 'Star Wars' Was Covered In 'Popular Science' In 1977

A long time ago...<p>You definitely don't need the Force to know that the staff of <i>Popular Science</i> is a bunch of nerds, and that we've been more excited than most for the arrival of <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens.</i> But that wasn't always the case. Here's how we covered the movie that started the whole saga …

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