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Earth caught itself a new ‘mini moon’
Many of the planets in our solar system have multiple moons and some even have dozens of large objects cruising around in orbit around them. Earth, by contrast, has just one large moon. Thanks to its solo nature, we even just call it “The Moon,” which is convenient, but that doesn’t mean that other natural...
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Quaden Bayles’ family will donate $474K raised for Disney trip to charity
Quaden Bayles sees your hate, and he’ll instead raise some cash for other kids struggling with his condition. The 9-year-old Australian who was born with achondroplasia, a genetic order that results in dwarfism, went viral after his mom shared a heartbreaking video of him reacting to being bullied. While the video initially resulted in an...
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It’s Definitely Worth Following Gary the Cat for Travel Inspiration
The traveling cat’s Instagram feed is inspiring
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Heat wave could rewrite record books in Southern California, forecasters say
Record high temperatures are possible in Southern California as a high-pressure ridge is rerouting winter storms that typically soak the region.
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Ryan Kerrigan is in the Redskins’ plans for 2020, Ron Rivera says
Redskins Coach says Kerrigan remains in the team's plans for this coming season despite Kerrigan's age, large contract and diminished performance last season.
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Britain says it is prepared to walk away from post-Brexit EU talks: ‘We will not trade away our sovereignty'
The British government on Thursday set out its stance for post-Brexit trade talks with the European Union with a pledge to walk away from the talks if E.U. negotiators refuse to play ball this year — with government ministers saying the U.K. is not prepared to “trade away" its sovereignty to secure a deal.
Stoddard: At 'highest levels' Democrats discussing ways to stop Bernie Sanders
Associate editor and columnist at RealClearPolitics, A.B. Stoddard, reported that Democratic Party leaders "at the highest levels" are trying to come up with ways to stop Sen. Bernie Sanders I-Vt., from being nominated for president.
German states report total of 19 new coronavirus cases
Three western German states reported a total of 19 new cases of the coronavirus on Thursday, a day after the federal health minister said the country is at the start of an epidemic.
House GOP wants vote to condemn Sanders’ Castro praise
A group of House Republicans will attempt to force a procedural vote on legislation condemning Sen. Bernie Sanders’ comments praising deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro for his literacy program — following days of refusals from Democratic frontrunner to walk back his stance. The proposal, led by Rep. Mario Díaz-Balart (R-Fla.), could place vulnerable Democrats in...
Anker PowerCore+ charger bundle 15% off during Amazon flash sale
After dropping prices on Anker chargers and power strips, Amazon is back with another great deal from the electronics brand. During the one-day sale, you can get 15% off an Anker PowerCore+ charger bundle, dropping its price to $118.99. The bundle features a portable PowerCore+ battery, a wall charger, and a USB-C to C cable...
Biden leads in S.C. while Sanders, Steyer fight for second
With two days to go, will Biden's lead provide a win?
Pence rallies CPAC crowd for 2020 Trump reelection: 'Freedom works. Socialism doesn't'
Vice President Mike Pence warned the audience at the Conservative Political Action Conference Thursday against socialism saying “freedom always wins,” while making the case for President Trump’s re-election.
Swiss town may have to evacuate for more than a decade over World War II weapons cache
Residents of a Swiss town may have to abandon their homes for more than a decade while authorities clear out a massive World War II underground weapons cache nearby, officials say.
Fiery motorcycle crash leaves woman dead in Brooklyn
A motorcyclist was killed Thursday when her bike burst into flames after she struck a double-parked truck in Brooklyn, police said. The 27-year-old was driving northbound on Bay 35th Street in Gravesend when she struck an empty truck that was double-parked and unoccupied, causing the machine to catch fire around 11:30 a.m., according to cops....
Billy Idol is helping de Blasio take on idling cars in new campaign
Billy Idol has a new Rebel Yell: helping Mayor Bill de Blasio fight fume-spewing vehicles that idle on Big Apple streets. Idol and the mayor walked out onto the City Hall steps together as the rocker’s hit, “White Wedding,” blasted. The iconic British rocker, who actually lived in Long Island for a few years when...
Facebook cancels F8 developers conference over coronavirus fears
Facebook says it is canceling F8, its annual conference for developers, as spread of the new coronavirus around the world is hitting companies hard, spurring them to suspend production, meetings, events and business travel The annual Facebook show is usually held in late April or early May in the San Francisco area. The company says...
SiriusXM quarantines top exec, staffers over coronavirus scare
A group of SiriusXM employees are staying home for 14 days after recent travel to Japan.
Heathrow expansion blocked over climate concerns
The British government planned to add a third runway to London's busy Heathrow Airport, but London's Court of Appeal just put a halt to those plans due to environmental impacts.
Two droplets become one in stunning video captured with high-speed cameras
Scientists have captured the moment that two tiny liquid droplets combine, providing a rare glimpse into a process the human eye cannot detect.
Kuwait has 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus: health ministry
Kuwait now has 43 confirmed cases of coronavirus, according to a health ministry official on Thursday, who added all cases involved people who had been to Iran.
NHL betting odds, advice: Examining Rangers, Islanders
After a head-to-head thriller Tuesday, the Islanders and Rangers return to action Thursday in the thick of the NHL playoff chase. The Rangers (+120) won that intense Tuesday tussle 4-3 in overtime. It was their 10th outright win as an underdog since the start of 2020. For the season, backers are up almost 14 units...
Hungary leading the way in helping persecuted Christians
Although relatively small in size and population, the country of Hungary is playing a huge role in helping persecuted Christians around the world, providing millions of dollars in aid.
Maitland Ward says Steven Spielberg has some reason to 'be concerned' about daughter's new adult film career
Steven Spielberg has some reason to be concerned about his daughter's budding career in the adult entertainment industry, former sitcom actress-turned-porn-star Maitland Ward says.
Court won't let Trump pardon void guilty verdict against Arpaio
But sheriff's lawyers declare victory over ruling that criminal contempt finding has 'no legal consequences.'
New York Times: Superdelegates open to brokered convention to block Sanders from nomination
Some national and state Democratic party leaders concerned about Sen. Bernie Sanders' candidacy are willing to risk a messy, brokered national convention this summer, which could be potentially damaging to the party, to prevent the self-described Democratic socialist from becoming the nominee, The New York Times reported.
Is There Any Non-Sexist Reason to Give Kids Their Dad’s Last Name?
Plus: Why am I paying for travel hockey when my kid is terrible at hockey?
From Disney+ to PB+J, How the Plus Sign Took Over the World
Unlike the fusty old ampersand, the + sign suits the modern tendency toward nerd-chic sans serif fonts
Macaulay Culkin reacts to trending after ‘American Horror Story’ announcement
Culkin posted on Twitter: “I just woke up and saw I was trending. Can someone explain what’s going on? Did I die again??”
The Senate Sits on Commonsense Gun Reform While Americans Die
August 31, 2019 began as a normal day. It was a normal day for a Texas trucker who was driving home from work. Same for a veteran of the war in Afghanistan, who was on his way into work. It was a normal day for an El Paso man who was driving to see his…
Students at Prince George’s school are being tested for the coronavirus
Some students at the posh London private school attended by Prince William and Kate Middleton’s two eldest children have been tested for the coronavirus, according to a report. The group of students enrolled at Thomas’s Battersea school with Prince George, 6, and Princess Charlotte, 4, are staying home as they await the results of their...
Pelosi says Congress 'close' to reaching bipartisan agreement on coronavirus funding
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that lawmakers are "close to a bipartisan agreement" on emergency funding to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, as concerns about the spread of the disease mount worldwide.
Bernie Sanders' L.A. rally will 'fight the power' with hip-hop icons Public Enemy
Public Enemy is scheduled to perform at Bernie Sanders' Sunday rally at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Sarah Silverman and Dick Van Dyke will also be there.
LBGTQ groups say South Carolina law puts students at risk
A South Carolina law banning sex education teachers from mentioning any relationships other than heterosexual ones — unless the talk involves sexually transmitted diseases — is fueling a climate of state-sanctioned discrimination, a federal lawsuit says. The National Center for Lesbian Rights and Lambda Legal said the lawsuit filed Wednesday seeks to overturn the Comprehensive...
Chris Wallace on CBS moderators failing to control chaotic Dem debate: 'It didn't serve anybody'
Tuesday's tenth Democratic presidential debate could have been moderated with more control, "Fox News Sunday" host Chris Wallace said Thursday.
South Korea launches ‘drive-thru’ coronavirus testing facilities
SEOUL – From inside his car, a driver is checked for any fever or breathing difficulties by medical staff in protective clothing and goggles who lean in through the window at a new drive-thru coronavirus clinic in South Korea. He drove off after the brief test showed he was clear. Others queuing in their vehicles...
Maryland exoneree suffers heart attack before testifying on compensation bill
Walter Lomax, 72, served 39 years in prison on a wrongful conviction
College admissions scandal: Singer's notes disclosed; Lori Loughlin trial date set for Oct. 5
In October 2018, two weeks after he was arrested by the FBI, William "Rick" Singer pulled out his iPhone and wrote about a "loud and abrasive call" with his handlers.
Jimmy John's linked to new E. coli outbreak
Agency warns consumers who have recently eaten sprouts at the fast-food chain to watch out for symptoms.
Exclusive: U.S. mulls using sweeping powers to ramp up production of coronavirus protective gear
President Donald Trump's administration is considering invoking special powers through a law called the Defense Production Act to rapidly expand domestic production of protective masks and clothing to combat the coronavirus in the United States, two U.S. officials told Reuters.
The Most Innovative Libraries Around the World
From a camel library service in Kenya to book-carrying-robots in Sydney, these unique libraries keep the magic of reading alive.
Saudi Arabia bars pilgrims and tourists amid coronavirus
Saudi Arabia on Thursday closed its borders to foreign "umrah" pilgrims and to tourists from at least 25 countries where the new coronavirus has been found.
Pelosi won't say if she'll support Dem frontrunner who lacks majority of delegates
"The person who will be nominated for president will be the person who will have the majority of the votes,” she tells reporters.
Trump administration looks to triple fees for some immigration court filings
The Trump administration introduced a proposal that would triple some fees for immigration court filings.
McDonald's customer given a 'monstrosity' when he asked for 'extra cream cheese' on bagel
This guy looks like he’s set with cream cheese for the rest of the year.
Port Authority blames woman for losing both legs in PATH accident
"This is a tragic case, but it stems from Petitioner's sole reckless conduct," the authority's lawyers wrote in court papers filed in Manhattan civil court Thursday.
Review: 'Wendy,' Benh Zeitlin's loose retelling of 'Peter Pan,' soars and stumbles
Benh Zeitlin's long-awaited follow-up to "Beasts of the Southern Wild" is a sometimes astonishing, ultimately enervating retelling of "Peter Pan."
Bloomberg releases new heart health information and calls on Sanders to do the same
Michael Bloomberg's campaign disclosed new information on Thursday about the health of the presidential candidate's heart, and called on Bernie Sanders, who suffered a heart attack last year, to release the same data -- a clear attempt to bring the issue of the Democratic frontrunner's health to the forefront in the 2020 race for the White House.
City Division IV final features half-court shot, 39-point performance
Maywood Academy wins