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December 10, 2016

Trump takes aim at US Intelligence on Russia

President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team slammed the CIA Friday, following reports the agency has concluded that Russia intervened in the election to help him win. […]
December 9, 2016

Mass shooter Dylann Roof confesses with a laugh, 'I did it'

Dylann Roof confessed almost immediately to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown Friday at his murder trial in […]
December 9, 2016

Roof confessed almost immediately

Dylann Roof confessed almost immediately to the massacre at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, according to an FBI video shown at his murder trial in Charleston, […]
December 9, 2016

Report: Condemned Alabama man coughed, heaved during execution

An Alabama death row inmate coughed and heaved for about 13 minutes during his execution by lethal injection on Thursday night, AL.com reported. Source: […]
December 9, 2016

Below-freezing temperatures set to sweep US

The cold is taking hold of the US weather pattern for the next week. Over the next seven days, 80% of the country will at some […]
December 9, 2016

Father of Sandy Hook victim speaks out against people who call attack a hoax

Just one week ahead of the fourth anniversary of the deadly shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, at Sandy Hook Elementary School, one father talked to CNN’s Anderson […]
December 9, 2016

Opioid epidemic is getting worse, says CDC

The number of deaths from overdoses of illicit opioids rose sharply again in 2015, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Thursday. Source: […]
December 8, 2016

2 juveniles charged in deadly Tennessee fires

Two juveniles face charges of aggravated arson in connection with a deadly Tennessee wildfire that began in late November and spread to Gatlinburg, Tennessee, according to […]
December 8, 2016

Ancient eclipses show how days are getting longer

AS THE well-known Australian philosopher, Kylie Minogue, once pointed out, it can be a source of comfort to remember that, no matter what else is happening, […]
December 8, 2016

New fossils illuminate the route that led ultimately to human beings

ONE of the most important steps on the journey to Homo sapiens was that made by the first fish to crawl onto dry land. It was […]
December 8, 2016

An atlas of where proteins are found in cells

ONE of the most important concepts in biology is compartmentalisation. Different organs do different jobs within bodies. Different tissues do different jobs within organs. Different cells […]
December 8, 2016

How clean is solar power?

THAT solar panels do not emit greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide when they are generating electricity is without question. This is why they are beloved […]
December 7, 2016

A dinosaur’s tail preserved in amber

Who was a pretty boy, then? TWO decades ago palaeontologists were astonished to discover impressions of feathers in rock around the petrified bones of dinosaurs that […]
December 5, 2016

Dakota Access Pipeline to be re-routed

The Army will not approve an easement that would allow the proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under Lake Oahe in North Dakota, the Army’s assistant […]
December 5, 2016

Supporting Oakland warehouse fire victims

A huge fire erupted at a two-story warehouse containing artists’ studios December 2 in Oakland, California, killing at least nine people. Dozens are missing. Impact Your […]
December 5, 2016

30 bodies found after Oakland warehouse fire

After a day’s worth of investigations, Oakland authorities were continuing to search for answers on Sunday regarding the fast-spreading deadly fire that engulfed a warehouse during […]
December 4, 2016

Family and friends turn to social media to find loved ones

With two dozen people still unaccounted for after a deadly fire broke out at a warehouse hosting an electronic music show in Oakland, California, concerned family […]
December 4, 2016

Oakland fire kills at least 9 people, fire chief says

A fire Friday night killed at least nine people and left an undetermined number of people missing in a building in Oakland, California, city Fire Chief […]
December 3, 2016

Young ISIS recruit: I was blinded by love

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December 3, 2016

Hundreds of VA patients possibly exposed to HIV, hepatitis

Nearly 600 patients who received dental care at a Wisconsin Veterans Affairs medical center may have been exposed to HIV, hepatitis B and C and now […]
December 3, 2016

Gatlinburg fires: Little rest for responders

Alice Hagler’s family hoped she’d made it out of her Gatlinburg cabin — that maybe a neighbor had rescued her after she’d called her son about […]
December 2, 2016

Sandy Hook PSA warns of subtle signs of gun violence

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December 2, 2016

Understanding the Pipeline protests

As the harsh North Dakota winter approaches and protests grow even more tense, the Standing Rock Sioux and their supporters are rising to crescendo in the […]
December 2, 2016

Dakota Access Pipeline CEO has a Cherokee music festival

The billionaire CEO building the Dakota Access Pipeline will continue to hold a music festival bearing the name Cherokee, a Native American tribe. But there’s a […]
December 1, 2016

North Dakota pipeline protests

The Dakota Access Pipeline is a $3.7 billion project that would cross four states and change the landscape of the US crude oil supply. […]
December 1, 2016

More bodies found in smoldering Gatlinburg

The death toll from raging wildfires fires in Sevier County, Tennessee, climbed to seven after authorities recovered three more bodies at a residence, officials said Wednesday. […]
December 1, 2016

How to empty the ketchup bottle every time

FOR anyone (and that is almost everyone) who has shaken and thumped a bottle of ketchup to squeeze the last dollop out of it, or flattened […]
December 1, 2016

Bombs that can recognise their targets are back in fashion

IT IS easy to forget, given the ubiquity of satellite-navigation devices in cars and mobile phones, that the Global Positioning System (GPS) of orbiting satellites on […]
December 1, 2016

Why disrupted body clocks trigger liver cancer

DRINKING too much and eating too much are both good ways of getting liver cancer. But there is a third. The disrupted circadian rhythms caused by […]
December 1, 2016

Machines are learning to find concealed weapons in X-ray scans

Prettier than an x-ray EVERY day more than 8,000 containers flow through the Port of Rotterdam. But only a fraction are selected to pass through a […]