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Small Planet Strips Earth-Sized World's Atmosphere in 22,000mph Collision

This is the first time astronomers have spotted evidence of a massive collision blasting apart a planet's atmosphere.
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Disney Elects Susan Arnold as Its First Woman Chair in 98-Year History
The upcoming chair has been a member of Disney's board for 14 years.
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In Surprising Move, Canada Rules Boeing Out of Finalists to Build New Fighter Planes
The finalists, Lockheed Martin's F-35 stealth fighter and Saab's Gripen, surprised many as American aerospace giant Boeing's Super Hornet was left out.
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Giants’ Logan Ryan details how he spent his stint on COVID-19 list
The time on the COVID-19 list was excruciating wait for Logan Ryan, who watched from his New Jersey home as the Giants lost to the Buccaneers in Tampa and, six days later, came home and beat the Eagles.
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Facing Olympic boycott calls, China presses U.S. companies to speak up in its defense
The campaign comes as the Women’s Tennis Association suspended tournaments in the country over the treatment of player Peng Shuai.
Major League Baseball lockout begins as players and owners fail to reach a new bargaining agreement
The collective bargaining agreement between Major League Baseball and the players' union expired at 11:59 p.m. ET on Wednesday, leading to the first official work stoppage in professional baseball since the 1994-95 seasons.
Former Planned Parenthood director drags Supreme Court liberals for ‘idiotic’ comments during abortion hearing
Former Planned Parenthood director Abby Johnson joins 'Tucker Carlson Tonight' to discuss the Supreme Court's hearing regarding Dobbs v. Jackson Women's health abortion case
Restaurant going against grain, requests vaccine
The nation's top doctor and other experts joined CNN for a town hall the day the first US case of the Omicron variant was identified in California
Arrest made in mysterious killing of 14-year-old boy in Florida
Florida police on Wednesday made an arrest in the killing of a 14-year-old boy who was found dead after going for a bike ride last month, a report said.
Fiji reopens to tourism
Fiji reopened its border to international travelers for the first time in nearly two years on Wednesday, December 1 as the Pacific Island country seeks to revive its dominant tourism industry.
Hannity: Biden administration takes responsibility for nothing
Fox News host Sean Hannity revealed the full extent of the Biden administration's failures in his opening monologue Wednesday night.
Gabby Petito’s family converts social accounts into missing persons pages
Gabby Petito's stepdad, Jim Schmidt, announced an updated Facebook page dedicated to finding missing people called "Gabby - Find The Missing."
FCC's 'Equal Time' Rules Prompt Stations to Take The 'Dr. Oz Show' Off The Air
TV stations that air in and around Pennsylvania announced Wednesday they would stop airing Dr. Oz's show in an effort to avoid violating the campaign rule.
MLB lockout is on after collective bargaining agreement expires, owners agree to freeze out players
MLB and union officials met multiple times this week, but as expected, little progress was made, and owners voted to lock out players.
'That's not what's happening:' Biden tries to rebut news coverage about empty store shelves
A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
MLB lockout official as CBA expiration brings baseball to halt
As midnight hit Thursday morning, a Major League Baseball owners’ lockout of the players became a reality.
This Platform Stripped 'Jeopardy!' Champ Matt Amodio of His Checkmark: What Is Twitter?
"I never thought trying to fight cancer would be what gets me canceled," Amodio tweeted.
Tucker Carlson: Tyranny is coming unless someone stops Democrats' COVID power grab
Tucker Carlson analyzes Democrats' and the media's reaction to the new omicron COVID variant.
Colorado Panel Says Erratic Behavior Not a Reason to Use Ketamine as Restraint
The panel was announced last year, saying it would review the state's ketamine waiver, which allows workers to use the drug outsides of hospitals.
The demonization of Dr. Fauci is just one sign of this insanity
Ed McClanahan, Kentucky author and 'Merry Prankster,' dies at 89: 'A pillar in the community'
Ed McClanahan, a Kentucky author and teacher died Saturday at his home in Lexington, according to his wife. He was 89.
‘Playoffs’ start now as struggling Islanders return to face Sharks
The Islanders will be back on the ice Thursday night against the Sharks, carrying a sense of urgency with them.
MLB on verge of first work stoppage in 26 years as CBA expires without new agreement
The collective bargaining agreement between MLB and the MLB Players Assn. expired without a new agreement in place, setting the stage for a lockout.
MLB work stoppage looms after CBA expires with owners and players still at odds
As drastic as a lockout may feel, the expectation in the industry is that it will not affect the start of spring training or the 2022 season.
OPEC's power was waning. Soon it may have more sway than ever
The year before Covid-19 hit, the United States became a net exporter of energy for the first time since 1952, sending a strong message to the rest of the world: The country would not be beholden to foreign oil producers.
Biden's path out of the pandemic meets a Republican blockade
The entrenched Republican opposition to public health measures like vaccine and mask mandates has become one of the most difficult challenges facing President Joe Biden as he tries to fulfill his campaign promise to shut down the Covid-19 pandemic.
The latest on the Omicron coronavirus variant
Scientists are racing to determine the Omicron coronavirus variant's severity, transmissibility and whether it evades current vaccines. Follow here for the latest news.
India formally repeals controversial farm laws after year of protests
India has formally repealed three contentious farm laws that sparked more than a year of protests, nearly two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi was pushed into a rare policy reversal that saw the legislation withdrawn.
Carolyn Hax: A job, a toddler, no child care and so much tone-deaf advice
A working parent with no child care grows increasingly frustrated as "usually wise confidants" offer unrealistic advice.
M.L.B.’s Collective Bargaining Agreement Expires With Lockout to Follow
Players and owners continued to negotiate until the final day, but with no deadline deal, baseball is about to have its first work stoppage since the 1994-95 strike.
Ask Amy: I’m a stay-at-home mom. Lately, I feel like quitting.
Reader is overwhelmed by being a stay-at-home mom, and she’s not sure what to do.
Hints From Heloise: Fire safety tips to keep in mind over the holidays
Fire safety hints that everyone should know about.
Miss Manners: Friend’s first come, first served invitation system stresses me out
Reader is weirded out by friend’s lottery system for inviting dinner guests.
Philanthropist Jacqueline Avant fatally shot in her home
Jacqueline Avant, a philanthropist and the wife of music icon Clarence Avant and mother-in-law to Netflix CEO Ted Sarandos, was fatally shot in her home, according to a spokesperson for Netflix. Police suggested Avant may have been targeted.
Planned Parenthood Says Hacker Compromised Information for 400,000 Patients
The group’s Los Angeles affiliate said it did not know who was responsible for the ransomware attack and did not believe any information had been used for “fraudulent purposes.”
Daunte Wright shooting: 9 jurors seated in trial of former police officer charged with manslaughter
The jury selection process is moving relatively quickly in the trial of Kim Potter, a former suburban Minneapolis police officer who authorities say shot and killed 20-year-old Daunte Wright earlier this year when she said she mistook her gun for her taser.
Internet Praises Father Who Supports Son Quitting Job
A father's conditions for allowing his grown son to quit his job and move in has melted the internet.
Moderna president clarifies CEO's remarks on vaccine's efficacy against Omicron
During a CNN Global Town Hall, Moderna President Stephen Hoge responded to comments from the company's CEO Stéphane Bancel in which he suggested that current vaccines might struggle with the Omicron variant.
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U.S. to Help Mexico With Employment Development, Agricultural Aid in Central America
The joint program announced by the US and Mexico Wednesday will send aid and attempt to spur development in several Central American countries.
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Kevin Durant’s workload an issue for Nets
No matter what Kevin Durant wants, the Nets know it’s not perfect to put this many minutes or this much responsibility on their star player.
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Companies Tell Feds Supply Chain Bottlenecks, Worker Retention Rate Among Inflation Issues
Businesses heard a plethora of reasons for the staff shortage, including no childcare, retirements, and concerns regarding COVID, according to the Fed report.
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It’s reckless for the left to selectively cry racism
More than a year following the George Floyd riots, the left is picking and choosing racist narratives to hide hideous crimes such as Darrell Brooks’ deadly attack on white people in Wisconsin.
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'Devastating': Father describes call from son during school shooting
CNN's Adrienne Broaddus speaks with Oxford High School student JaVon Pittman and his family about the shooting that left at least four of his classmates dead and several others injured.
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LeBron James posts cryptic tweet while sidelined due to league’s COVID protocols
Something fishy's going on, and LeBron James seems intent on getting to the bottom of it.
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Video shows cop stopping NBC producer who admitted following Rittenhouse jurors
The footage released by Kenosha police Tuesday shows an incredulous officer pulling over James Joseph Morrison, a stop that led Judge Bruce Schroeder to ban MSNBC from the rest of the trial.
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Sen. Richard Blumenthal: College football coaches' mega-contracts getting attention of Congress
New 10-year deals for Brian Kelly, Mel Tucker and James Franklin may spark renewed efforts on legislation aimed at giving athletes better health care.       
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Saluting Hanukkah, Biden Says Menorah Shows 'There Is Still Light' to Overcome Darkness
The president added that the light could "illuminate a path forward."
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Kamala Harris’ chief spokesperson set to leave White House
Sanders shared the move in a Wednesday night memo to staff, which was obtained by Politico.
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