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Orca whale that carried her dead calf at least 17 days lets it go, ending 'tour of grief'

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:37:13 -0400

An orca whale that carried her dead calf more than two weeks has let go of the body, ending her "tour of grief," researchers said. The female killer whale was first spotted on July 24 pushing the cor....
North and South Korean Leaders Will Meet in Pyongyang in September

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 02:34:22 -0400

There's renewed worries about a nuclear standoff between U.S. and North Korea....
Hippo Kills Tourist Who Was Taking Photos by a Lake in Kenya

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 22:05:14 -0400

A Chinese tourist was attacked and killed by a hippo while taking pictures on the edge of Lake Naivasha....
Alaska's North Slope hit by strongest quake noted in region

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 20:07:02 -0400

KAVIK RIVER CAMP, Alaska (AP) — Alaska's North Slope was hit Sunday by the most powerful earthquake ever recorded in the region, the state's seismologist said.....
White Man Charged in Florida 'Stand Your Ground' Killing of Black Father

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:26:39 -0400

47-year-old Michael Drejka has been charged with manslaughter....
U.S. warns on Russia's new space weapons

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:23:53 -0400

Russia's pursuit of counterspace capabilities was "disturbing", Yleem D.S. Poblete, U.S. Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, told the U.N.'s Conference on Disar....
Just Who Is Andy Chan, the Leader of Hong Kong's Independence Movement?

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 04:04:37 -0400

The head of the Hong Kong National Party has infuriated Beijing with his calls for independence, but is curiously short on specifics....
Hawaii's newest volcanic cone is over 100 feet tall. How will it be named?

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:16:23 -0400

The town of Volcano is swaying, back and forth. “It’s been rocking and rolling,” Bobby Camara, a Volcano resident who spent decades working as a ranger at the nearby Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, sa....
Great White Shark's Seal Hunt Makes for Dramatic Scene Off Cape Cod

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:06:12 -0400

A great white shark’s predation of a seal was recorded off the coast of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, by the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy on August 2.This footage shows multiple angles of the attack, a....
Harsh Treatment of Immigrant Children at Virginia Detention Center Was Not Abuse, Investigators Say

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:04:54 -0400

The facility uses restraint techniques, including strapping children to chairs....
There Is a GoFundMe to Help Ousted FBI Agent Peter Strzok

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:59:10 -0400

It raised nearly $40,000 in five hours....
Up to 30,000 Islamic State Members Pose a Threat in Iraq and Syria, U.N. Report Finds

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 22:11:57 -0400

The Islamic State group has up to 30,000 members distributed between Syria and Iraq and its global network poses a rising threat, the UN found....
Hundreds of 'sea potatoes' have washed up on a beach in Cornwall

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 12:09:19 -0400

Yes, you read that correctly. Sea potatoes are a real thing, and they have washed up by the hundreds on Penzance beach in Cornwall, UK, over the last few days.  SEE ALSO: New dolphin-whale hybrid sea ....
UNAM students develop process to detect contaminants in water

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:46:16 -0400

Mexico, Aug. 13 (Notimex).- Students from the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM, for its acronym in Spanish), campus Morelos, developed a process to detect contaminants, such as lead, mer....
President Trump Tweets Support for a Harley-Davidson Boycott

Sun, 12 Aug 2018 21:32:11 -0400

Harley-Davidson has angered Trump with its plan to move manufacturing overseas....
Impeached West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Retires so Voters Can Choose Her Replacement

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 10:49:24 -0400

The House of Delegates voted to impeach all four justices....
Turkish Lira Slides to a Record Low as Erdogan Remains Defiant in Face of Financial Crisis

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 00:59:53 -0400

Turkish currency has fallen to 25 percent in the past month as Erdogan maintains his defiance toward the U.S. and financial-market orthodoxy....
Nursing Home Blaze in Taiwan Kills Nine People and Injures 16

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 04:24:18 -0400

A fire at a nursing home in Taiwan early Monday left nine people dead and 16 injured.....
Diagnosing Depression in Young Kids is Harder, Incredibly Important

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 16:24:00 -0400

“Is it hard to believe? Absolutely. But it’s possible for even a three-year-old to experience depression. We should not overlook the signs just because of the ages."....
President Trump Doesn't Mention John McCain as He Signs Defense Bill Named for Him

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:48:59 -0400

The measure Trump signed Monday will boost military pay by 2.6 percent....
A look inside SpaceX's Crew Dragon

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 08:50:00 -0400

CNBC's Morgan Brennan gives an inside look into SpaceX's Crew Dragon, the capsule NASA Commercial Crew astronauts will be taking into space.....
Police Video Shows a Daring Mission to Save Dozens of Shelter Animals From Wildfires

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 08:16:25 -0400

California cops saved 60 cats and dogs....
Governors: Trump directive could hurt effort to save bird

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 15:30:42 -0400

DENVER (AP) — Some governors in the U.S. West say a new Trump administration directive threatens to undermine a hard-won compromise aimed at saving a beleaguered bird scattered across their region.....
Tinder Founders Sue IAC and Match Group Claiming They Are Being Cheated Out of 'Billions'

Tue, 14 Aug 2018 14:00:21 -0400

Match shares fell 3.8 percent Tuesday....
New Study Finally Reveals Origin of Ultra-Rare Blue Diamonds

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 17:00:16 -0400

A recent GIA study reveals the long-secret source of that extraordinary blue hue.....
Omarosa Says She Will 'Blow the Whistle' on White House Corruption

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 09:29:47 -0400

New recording appears to feature Trump surprised at Omarosa's firing....
White House called toxins contamination 'PR nightmare'

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:51:13 -0400

HORSHAM, Pa. (AP) — Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets, firef....
Perseids meteor shower 2018: Everything you need to know about last night's peak

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 01:23:23 -0400

Every year our skies are lit up by returning meteor showers, from Perseids to Lyrids, Orionids to Geminids. If the weather conditions are in our favour and the moon isn't too bright, there's....
Here's Why People Are Using the Lobster Emoji to Rally for Transgender Representation

Mon, 13 Aug 2018 13:38:23 -0400

What you need to know about the campaign....