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August 16, 2017

Charlottesville victim's mom has a message for white nationalists

Heather Heyer once posted on Facebook an anonymous quote that resonated after her violent death: {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
August 16, 2017

Sen. Graham to Trump: 'Your words are dividing Americans'

Sen. Lindsey Graham warned Wednesday that President Donald Trump’s rhetoric is “dividing Americans” following comments the President made casting some blame on what he called “alt-left” […]
August 16, 2017

America's complicated history with its Confederate past

Dylann Roof’s writings were alarming enough, but a photograph of the white supremacist holding a Confederate battle flag and a handgun was hauntingly prescient. {$excerpt:n} […]
August 16, 2017

Explosive panel argument over Trump and race

Panelist Paris Dennard and CNN’s Sara Sidner clash over Donald Trump and his support from white supremacist groups. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
August 14, 2017

Father of Charlottesville victim: Heather Heyer was a champion for others

Heather Heyer dedicated her life to standing up for those she felt were not being heard, her parents say. She died while campaigning against hate. […]
August 14, 2017

Merck CEO quits Trump council over Charlottesville

Merck CEO Kenneth Frazier quit President Trump’s manufacturing council on Monday after Trump failed to condemn white supremacists. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
August 14, 2017

Teacher: Car attack suspect 'had a fondness for Adolf Hitler'

The suspect being held in a Virginia jail in connection with a deadly crash near a scheduled rally of white nationalists holds extreme values, one of […]
August 14, 2017

Why Trump's words — and omissions — matter

From time to time, in moments of tragedy or international peril, a president is called upon to say the right words at the right time and […]
August 13, 2017

Restaurateur threatened after he boots patrons for Nazi salute

Brian Ashworth didn’t want to deal with the mess descending Saturday on Charlottesville, Virginia, so he shut the doors of his popular breakfast-and-barbecue joint — only […]
August 10, 2017

A new ceramic could help hypersonic planes take off

FRICTION burns. And the friction of the air on something travelling at five times the speed of sound burns hot. The leading edge of such an […]
August 10, 2017

Atomic power stations out at sea may be better than inland ones

AFTER the events of March 11th 2011, when an earthquake and tsunami led to a meltdown of three nuclear reactors at the Fukushima Dai-ichi power plant […]
August 9, 2017

Gene editing may make pigs into organ donors for people

Fresh and CRISPRy “KEEP death off the road”, a Ministry of Transport slogan once enjoined the people of Britain. And it worked. Both driving and being […]
August 3, 2017

Dinosaurs used the same tricks to hide as modern animals do

THIS fossil dinosaur, called Borealopelta markmitchelli, is about the size of a rhinoceros. It belongs to a group of armoured dinosaurs called ankylosaurs that thrived during […]
August 3, 2017

A wild idea about paying for conservation

MEERKATS are endearing creatures. Indeed, they are so endearing that they have been turned into characters in a long-running series of advertisements on British television for […]
August 3, 2017

A better way to make holograms

HOLOGRAPHY is a useful technology, but somehow faintly disappointing. The fantasy is of a “Star Trek” style holodeck, or even the less ambitious idea of three-dimensional […]
August 2, 2017

Researchers get better at tweaking the genomes of human embryos

IT IS risky to predict who and what will win a Nobel prize. But some discoveries are so big that their receipt of science’s glitziest gong […]
July 27, 2017

How to make soldiers’ brains better at noticing threats

TWO millivolts is not much. But it is enough to show that someone has seen something even before he knows he has seen it himself. The […]
July 27, 2017

The search for quicker, cheaper ways of tunnelling

How the past saw the future of tunnelling A BIG hole in the car park at SpaceX’s headquarters in Los Angeles is the first visible evidence […]
July 27, 2017

How species originate

DESPITE its name, Darwin’s masterful explanation of the mechanism of evolution did not truly tackle the question of how species originate. It showed how they adapt […]
May 25, 2017

6 things to watch in the Montana special election

A race for an open House seat in Montana took a jaw-dropping twist when a reporter alleged that Republican candidate Greg Gianforte “body slammed” him and […]
May 25, 2017

Guardian reporter: I never touched Gianforte

Ben Jacobs says he was just trying to ask a simple question. The Guardian reporter who says he was body-slammed by Montana congressional candidate Greg Gianforte […]
May 25, 2017

Montana newspapers pull support after alleged assault

Three Montana newspapers have abruptly yanked their support for Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte over allegations he assaulted a reporter. Gianforte is facing a misdemeanor assault […]
May 25, 2017

Cillizza: Greg Gianforte just made a massive error on the final night of the Montana special election

On the eve of Montana’s special House election, Republican nominee Greg Gianforte got into a physical altercation with a reporter from The Guardian newspaper — an […]
May 25, 2017

GOP candidate allegedly 'body slams' reporter on election eve

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May 25, 2017

The audio: I'm sick and tired of you guys

The Republican candidate for Montana’s congressional seat slammed a Guardian reporter to the floor, according to sources familiar with the situation. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
May 25, 2017

Montana's special election: The singer vs. the millionaire

Rob Quist, a 69-year-old singer songwriter-turned-Democratic congressional candidate, recently delivered his stump speech on a trailer stage in a backyard in rural Ravalli County to a […]
May 24, 2017

Landslide buries California's scenic highway in Big Sur

Tons of dirt and stones are blocking the coastal scenic highway in California’s Big Sur region. {$excerpt:n} Source: cnn-us
May 24, 2017

Are we prepared for a major hurricane?

If you weren’t directly impacted by Hurricanes Katrina, Wilma or Andrew, the haunting images of the days that followed those powerful storms may seem like a distant […]
May 24, 2017

See Pacific Coast Highway covered in dirt and stones

A portion of the Pacific Coast Highway was buried in dirt and stones by a massive landslide, the California Department of Transportation said. {$excerpt:n} […]
May 24, 2017

Fox News removes false story on Seth Rich's murder — six days after it was debunked

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