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Space Photos of the Week: Starkiller Base? Nope, Just Real-Life Icy Moons
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 15:00:00 +0000 - There’s more to these frozen, frost-covered satellites than meets the eye.
The Best Sales on Xbox, PS4, and Switch for Christmas 2019 (Consoles and Games)
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 - Every major console and critically acclaimed games are on sale at multiple retailers for the holidays.
15 Million Iranian Bank Accounts Were Breached
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 - Telegram hacks in Russia, Senate encryption hearings, and more in the week’s top security news.
'Final Space' Has Heart but Needs More Brains
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 - The sci-fi cartoon has a lot going for it, but it's still mostly kids' stuff.
8 Best Subscription Boxes for Kids: Bitsbox, Foodstirs, and More
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 13:00:00 +0000 - Stressed about holiday shopping for a young'un? Give a gift that keeps on giving.
Google's AI Chief Wants to Do More With Less (Data)
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - Jeff Dean says the company is trying to build systems that have general smarts, rather than highly specialized intelligence.
Sometimes Red Means Go—When It Comes to Bus Rides
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - New Federal Highway Administration rules give cities more leeway to create special bus lanes.
The New Xbox Has a Name and a Questionable Shape
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:35:08 +0000 - Xbox Series X is a sort of desktop-tower-shaped black box with an aesthetic quite similar to the consoles that came before.
Greta Thunberg Takes on the World
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:03:38 +0000 - Photographer Cristina Quicler’s image captures the fearlessness of the teenage climate activist.
When a Mantis Shrimp Fights a Disco Clam, It Meets Its Match
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:55:19 +0000 - The mantis shrimp beats the hell out of almost anything it can get its hammers on. Except, that is, for the disco clam, which unleashes a dazzling defense.
Nike's Victory Swimsuit Steals Tricks From Fish Gills
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:00:00 +0000 - It took Nike 55 design attempts over 18 months to come up with a suit that caters to hijab-wearing swimmers, paddle boarders, and SPF enthusiasts.
10 Best Android Phones You Can Buy (New, Unlocked, Cheap)
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 - Wonder what the absolute best Android phone is right now? We have the answer, and some alternatives from Google, OnePlus, Samsung, LG, Moto, and more.
Utility Executives Kept Flint's Tainted Water a Secret
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 - Email exchanges show senior employees and Flint officials knew the tap water was poisoned with lead months before the city alerted residents.
A Sobering Message About the Future at AI's Biggest Party
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 14:00:00 +0000 - Leaders in artificial intelligence warn that progress is slowing, big challenges remain, and simply throwing more computers at a problem isn't sustainable.
The Slow Rollout of Super-Fast 5G
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:00:00 +0000 - AT&T launches its new next-generation wireless network, but breadth of 5G coverage in the US still lags South Korea and China.
Gadget Lab Podcast: An Interview With Biologist Laura Boykin
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:00:00 +0000 - The computational biologist collects cassava DNA with a pocket-sized device in order to fight the pathogens threatening the vital staple crop.
The Next Nuclear Plants Will Be Small, Svelte, and Safer
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - A new generation of reactors will start producing power in the next few years. They're comparatively tiny—and may be key to hitting our climate goals. 
The Future of Sex Work Slams Up Against Big Tech
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - As influencers peddle more sexually explicit content, Big Tech's biggest platforms—Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter—are increasing restrictions.
Seattle Joins the Rush to Slow Down Traffic on City Streets
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - The city plans to lower the speed limit on major roads to 25 mph in hopes of boosting safety, following similar moves in New York, Philadelphia, and Boston. 
How Facebook's Political Ad System Is Designed to Polarize
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - Want to reach voters across the aisle online? That’ll cost extra, a new study finds.
This Week’s Cartoons: Ad Blockers, Kaiju, and Medical Referrals
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - Clickbait doesn’t have a co-pay.
Google Assistant Can Now Translate Languages on Your Phone
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - Interpreter Mode comes to iOS and Android, making it easier to converse somewhat seamlessly across language barriers
9 Best Air Purifiers (2019): HEPA, PECO, and More
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 12:00:00 +0000 - We tested many HEPA and standard air purifiers to find the right one for your bedroom or home.
Trouble for Chinese AI Unicorns, Physics of a Kung Fu Master's Jump, and More News.
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 23:43:22 +0000 - Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
Why Ring Doorbells Perfectly Exemplify the IoT Security Crisis
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 21:21:40 +0000 - A new wave of reports about the home surveillance cameras getting hijacked by creeps is painfully familiar.
Greta Thunberg Blasts ‘Creative PR’ in Her Climate Speech
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 20:51:16 +0000 - In her latest talk at a major climate change conference, the Swedish activist accused politicians and big business of misleading the public.
Revolt\! Scientists Say They're Sick of Quantum Computing's Hype
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 20:16:45 +0000 - A Twitter account called Quantum Bullshit Detector reflects some researchers' angst about overhyped claims and other troubling trends.
Anti-Vape Laws Could Do More Harm Than Good
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 19:00:00 +0000 - Banning vaping just might drive teens to the black market—and send adult smokers back to their cancer sticks.
The War on Polio Just Entered Its Most Dangerous Phase
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 18:27:14 +0000 - Though victory is close, the eradication campaign is on some very fragile ground. 
The Tale of WeWork Is Being Made Into a TV Show
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 17:00:37 +0000 - *Succession* star Nicholas Braun, aka Cousin Greg, is set to star as WeWork’s founder Adam Neumann. 

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The long-anticipated announcement could come as early as next week, an administration official says
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 01:40:09 GMT - President Donald Trump's administration is preparing to announce a long-anticipated drawdown of about 4,000 troops from Afghanistan, a senior administration official confirmed to CNN.
Opinion: The truth died in Afghanistan
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 21:13:43 GMT - Many of those opposed to President Donald Trump's self-created political fictions might say that the truth died with the Trump administration.
WaPo: American public misled over war in Afghanistan
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 02:52:18 GMT - The Washington Post published US government papers about the 18-year war in Afghanistan. CNN's Jim Sciutto takes a closer look.
The Post's Afghanistan Papers probe started with a single tip
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 22:16:17 GMT - The Washington Post's years-long fight to obtain the Afghanistan Papers began with a "good old-fashioned tip" about Michael Flynn.
What can US learn from Soviet withdrawal from Afghanistan?
Sun, 01 Dec 2019 04:03:22 GMT - Thirty years after the Cold War ended, former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev talks arms control, Afghanistan and lack of trust between Moscow and Washington.
LSU quarterback Joe Burrow wins the Heisman Trophy
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 02:36:18 GMT -
Her father was called 'the most dangerous racist in America.' She wants a different legacy for her sons
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 14:22:52 GMT - • Ex-Breitbart Editor: Stephen Miller is a white supremacist. I know, I was one too.
A student in New Mexico was arrested on a gun charge. A tipster told the FBI he had a kill list
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 02:54:40 GMT - A student attending a New Mexico university was arrested on federal court charges a day before his graduation, according to court documents and his attorney.
Democrat who opposes impeachment may switch parties, source says
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 03:04:52 GMT - New Jersey Rep. Jeff Van Drew, a freshman Democrat who strongly opposes impeachment, is expected to switch to the Republican Party and is telling colleagues his intentions, according to a senior Democratic aide.
SE Cupp says this is why McConnell wants quick impeachment trial
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 23:41:44 GMT - Ahead of the House's historic vote on the articles of impeachment, CNN's SE Cupp blasts Republicans for protecting Trump, saying history will remember the party for enabling the President's "corruption and self-interest."
3 bodies discovered buried at the Alamo
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 22:02:24 GMT - Three bodies buried in a monk burial room and nave of the Alamo Church have been discovered, according to the Texas General Land Office and the Alamo Mission Archaeological Advisory Committee.
13-year-old suspect told police he watched friends slash Barnard freshman, report says
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 19:32:03 GMT -
DOJ ranks Ohio 'high' for sexual victimization in juvenile detention facilities
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 02:54:33 GMT - Ohio is the only state ranked "high" for its rate of sexual victimization in juvenile correctional facilities, according to a Department of Justice report released this week that evaluated data from 2018.
South Carolina voters weigh in on Trump's impeachment
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 18:50:22 GMT - Rep. Joe Cunningham is one of two Democrats among South Carolina's seven US House representatives, and the GOP has recently started targeting the congressman with attack ads regarding President Donald Trump's impeachment.
Newtown High wins state football title on the 7th anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 02:43:04 GMT - • 7 years after Sandy Hook, the victims' memories endure
'If the climate stays like this, we won't make it' say those experiencing Africa's drought
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 04:02:30 GMT - Torrents of water once thundered over the precipice at Victoria Falls, on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia, shrouding the area in mist.
Scientists discover the deepest point on land
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 14:55:30 GMT - • This is one place on Earth where no life can exist
Baldwin: I've got to get this off my chest
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:03:43 GMT - CNN's Brooke Baldwin responds to President Donald Trump's Twitter attacks on 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg.
Thousands of chunky, squirming 'penis fish' wash up on a California beach
Sun, 15 Dec 2019 02:38:19 GMT -
Cryptocurrency tycoon died leaving $145 million in limbo
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 19:21:04 GMT - Lawyers representing users of the collapsed Quadriga CX cryptocurrency exchange platform are requesting that Canadian authorities exhume and examine the body of its late founder, Gerald Cotten, to check if the person buried there is really him.
Colin Firth and wife separate
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 20:50:36 GMT - British actor Colin Firth and his Italian wife Livia have separated after 22 years of marriage, according to the couple's publicists.
$10 million surprise stuns employees
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 20:51:52 GMT - St. John Properties, a real estate firm, made a surprise announcement that it is giving its 198 employees collectively $10 million in bonuses.
Miss USA, Miss America, Miss Teen USA, Miss Universe and now Miss World are all black women
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 23:28:26 GMT - • Miss Jamaica crowned 2019 Miss World
Linda Ronstadt's biggest gamble
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 11:17:08 GMT - In the late 1970s, Linda Ronstadt was the biggest female rock star in America. She had a string of platinum records, she packed concert halls and her wide-eyed beauty graced magazine covers across the country.
Olivia Newton-John and John Travolta bring back their iconic 'Grease' characters
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 19:56:15 GMT - For one night, it was 1978 again.
Science teacher's epic experiments go viral
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:46:09 GMT - The internet is falling in love with a physics professor at Tidewater Community College in Virginia Beach, Virginia, after his students tweeted videos of his lessons. CNN affiliate WTKR reports.
Harry Styles won't answer question about Kendall Jenner
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 13:58:56 GMT - Harry Styles ate something disgusting on "The Late Late Show" to avoid telling Kendall Jenner which songs from his last album were written about her.
How to split the check: Evenly or itemize?
Tue, 05 Nov 2019 15:42:29 GMT - It's the sobering finale to every raucous restaurant meal: the arrival of the check. But do you prefer to split the cost evenly or should each person pay their own share?
Restaurant stripped of its three Michelin stars calls it 'a shame'
Fri, 11 Oct 2019 12:46:30 GMT - It was perhaps the biggest shock of this year's annual Michelin star ratings. The Araki, a sushi restaurant in London's Mayfair, had been stripped of all three of its Michelin stars.
Iconic New York steakhouse Peter Luger gets broiled in NYT restaurant review
Wed, 30 Oct 2019 14:22:58 GMT - When it comes to food in New York, you could say there's a lot at stake. And for one of the city's most famous steakhouses, the steak's just the first problem.
Share it all, or all to yourself? Dining out debate stirs food feelings
Mon, 28 Oct 2019 12:04:43 GMT - Going out to eat is one of life's greatest joys. There's no grocery shopping, cooking or cleaning up involved. Restaurant dining allows you to sit back and let someone else do the hard part.
Cheese soufflé at heart of trial over French chef's lost Michelin star
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 18:14:07 GMT - A cheese soufflé, woolly scallops and disappearing noodles were served up as evidence in a courthouse just outside Paris on Wednesday, in a landmark case that could shine a light on the Michelin Guide's secretive rating system.
The photos that defined 2019
Big names in 2019 you may have mispronounced
Thu, 12 Dec 2019 13:52:21 GMT - From presidential candidates to sports stars to award winning actors, here are a few of the people making news and confounding tongues in 2019.
19 CEOs who quit or were fired in 2019
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 11:42:08 GMT - The CEO position was more volatile than ever in 2019.
Beer is slipping. Here's what Americans are drinking instead
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 15:26:14 GMT - Beer is in a bear market.
He allegedly stole $88,000 from a bank vault. The FBI found him on social media
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 18:30:23 GMT -
Opinion: What tourists don't get about White Island
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 22:45:30 GMT - White Island is the most active volcano in New Zealand. It is also a tourist volcano.
This community of 3D-printed homes will stun you
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 23:02:07 GMT - Housing non-profit New Story has partnered with ICON to create the first 3D printed housing community. The houses will be granted to families in Mexico living in extreme poverty and who are currently in make-shift housing.
A shop owner went into hospice. This competitor helped out for free.
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 23:11:01 GMT - Dave McAdams and his wife, Tina, opened their coffee shop in Oak Grove, Oregon, a year ago, but he's been an active part of the community for years as a youth pastor, a baseball coach, the Rotary Club and even the Portland Ghostbusters group.
How fake accounts pushing inflammatory content went viral -- with the help of YouTube's algorithms
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 22:40:43 GMT - YouTube channels posing as American news outlets racked up millions of views on false and inflammatory videos over several months this year, all with the help of YouTube's recommendation engine.
Why Netflix may need to cut prices and run ads
Tue, 10 Dec 2019 19:16:44 GMT - Netflix executives have repeatedly said the company will not run ads to generate more revenue. But with competition getting more intense, one Wall Street analyst thinks Netflix should offer a cheaper ad-supported service.
IHOP is trying out a new restaurant concept
Wed, 11 Dec 2019 16:54:13 GMT - IHOP, known for booth seating, table service and, of course, pancakes, is trying something a little different — a new restaurant concept called Flip'd by IHOP.
The real charge underlying Trump's impeachment
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 15:01:48 GMT - In 1974, at the height of the Watergate investigation of President Richard Nixon, the House Judiciary Committee asked Yale historian C. Vann Woodward to prepare a comprehensive account of misconduct by all American presidents from George Washington to Lyndon Johnson. Woodward assembled a star-studded team of American historians who proceeded to deliver a book-length report in record time. Entitled "Response of the Presidents to Charges of Misconduct," it provided the most comprehensive account of presidential misdeeds ever assembled. The goal was to recover the historical context within which Nixon's behavior could be most fairly and fully assessed.
McConnell's impeachment plan is a sham
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 00:11:18 GMT - Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made a very bold statement on Thursday during an interview with Sean Hannity on Fox News. Although Senate Republicans are supposed to be part of a jury hearing the evidence from the House managers, the majority leader bluntly stated that he would be in "total coordination" with the White House on the trial strategy.
A warning sign for Democrats
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 21:43:26 GMT - Democrats should be paying close attention to the Labour Party's brutal beating in the UK elections last night.
Nancy Pelosi gave in to Trump's haters
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:17:20 GMT - I believe Nancy Pelosi.
India is a world leader in Internet shutdowns
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 16:15:30 GMT - "Dear Customer, As per the Government instructions, the internet services have been temporarily stopped in your area." Internet users in the Indian State of Jammu & Kashmir received this text flash on their phones as an Internet shutdown was imposed across the state on August 4, when Article 370 of the Constitution was abrogated. It was a part of a communication blockade in the state that has still not been lifted.
'Moonstruck' actor was a hero to late bloomers
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 01:49:15 GMT - Danny Aiello, the Brooklyn-born, Oscar-nominated character actor who died at 86 Thursday, was, among many things, a paradigm of the late bloomer and an inspiration for anybody who believes their best selves are never far removed from discovery, no matter how old they are.
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Scores of Jewish graves were desecrated in France
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 12:14:10 GMT - Guillaume Debré didn't know how to break it to his young daughters and has yet to show them a photograph of the swastika. "They are markings on sacred stones, that spell out hate and in this country, we understand what that means and what it can lead to," he says.
Analysis: Johnson may have stormed to victory, but he's got a problem
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 08:39:40 GMT - • See full UK election results • Watch Johnson's speech at Downing Street
Watch Johnson's first full speech as returning PM
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 16:08:31 GMT - Boris Johnson urged a message of unity for the UK in his first speech as Prime Minister since securing a majority in the UK's 2019 election. Watch the full address at 10 Downing Street.
Ex-Sudan leader sentenced to 2 years
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 14:01:09 GMT - Former Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir has been sentenced to two years in a correctional facility after being found guilty of corruption and illegitimate possession of foreign currency.
Rapist on death row: Let the pollution kill me
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 02:36:23 GMT -
Qantas picks Airbus over Boeing
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 10:16:10 GMT - Qantas is choosing Airbus over Boeing as a partner to fly the world's longest passenger routes. It's yet another blow to the embattled American aircraft maker, which continues to weather fallout from the 737 Max crisis.
Oregon officers can no longer ask random questions during traffic stops
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 06:37:52 GMT - When Mario Arreola-Botello was pulled over, he didn't understand much of what the Oregon police officer was telling him.
California governor rejects PG&E's $13.5 billion plan to get out of bankruptcy
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 06:55:49 GMT - California Gov. Gavin Newsom has rejected the bankruptcy reorganization plan proposed by utility giant Pacific Gas and Electric, saying that the proposal would not result in a "company positioned to provide safe, reliable and affordable service to its customers."
Two of Georgetown's accused basketball players to transfer
Sat, 14 Dec 2019 04:21:16 GMT - Myron Gardner and Galen Alexander, two of the Georgetown University basketball players accused of burglary earlier this month, are transferring from the school, according to statements by the school, Gardner's attorney and Alexander himself via social media.
The ex-concierge who killed these Boston doctors gets life in prison
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 20:58:14 GMT -
The artificial glacier growing in the desert
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England's oldest horse race is a curious tradition rich in history
10 most famous paintings in the world
Never-before-seen photos of Rihanna
The most notorious modern-day jewelry heists
Wed, 27 Nov 2019 06:43:00 GMT -
A short history of the fashion show
The rise of the 'Star Wars' trolls
Fri, 13 Dec 2019 17:50:25 GMT - "Star Wars" has always enjoyed a strong bond with fans, which has become one of its defining features. Yet as "The Rise of Skywalker" brings the original saga to a close, the rise of trolls threatens to fundamentally change that relationship.