Breaking record for deepest dive, explorer says Pacific's Mariana Trench 'incredibly peaceful place'

Victor Vescovo took the journey to what is believed to be the deepest point mankind has visited in any ocean -- finding shocking things from new species to human trash -- and told Fox News on Tuesday that the discovery of plastic in such far reaches proves the need for more vigilance to protect the oceans.
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Harvard students sue university officials over school's investment ties to prisons
Five Harvard students are suing university officials over Harvard's investments in what they call the "prison-industrial complex."
Donald Trump rips 'Parasite' over historic Oscar wins
During a rally in Colorado Springs, Colorado, President Donald Trump bemoaned this year's Academy Award winner for best picture "Parasite," because it's a South Korean film. "Parasite" was the first foreign language movie to win best picture at the Academy Awards. It also won awards for directing and original screenplay.
Pelosi: Trump politicized intel community after Russia election briefing
Her remarks came after the New York Times reported that the House Intelligence Committee received a that Russia planned to interfere in the 2020 elections.
More of Trump's chaos vs. Sanders' radical change?
The latest in President Donald Trump's chaos: The New York Times reported Thursday that Trump edged out his acting Director of National Intelligence, Joseph Maguire, because Maguire briefed lawmakers on Capitol Hill about Russian meddling in the 2020 election. Reminder: Maguire took over the intelligence post last summer, just as the Ukraine scandal was erupting. At the time Trump called the longtime Navy SEAL an "excellent" choice. Now he's been replaced by Trump's ambassador to Germany, Richard Grenell, who has no intelligence experience.
You can now preorder the Galaxy S20, S20+ or S20 Ultra
The long-awaited Galaxy S20, S20+ and S20 Ultra are finally available for preorder. You can preorder any of the new S20s as of 12:01 a.m. EST Feb. 21, starting at $999.99 for the standard S20, $1,199.99 for the S20+ and $1,399.99 for the S20 Ultra.
America's Russia nightmare is back
It's happening again. America is blundering into a new Russia election-meddling hall of mirrors that's already doing Moscow's work: tearing fresh political divides and threatening to again tarnish democracy's most sacred moment, a national election.
America's Russia nightmare is back
• Russia trying to help Trump win in 2020, lawmakers told • Republican senators give Trump's pick for intel chief a tepid response
Ask Amy: ‘Shefault’ parent wants to rebalance home life
Her husband needs wake-up calls and a coordinator for his parental involvement.
Miss Manners: Boyfriend is doubly rude to waitress
He thinks a patronizing name and an inquiry about the tip are perfectly acceptable.
Hints From Heloise: To beat the winter blahs, get moving
Planning a trip or simply getting out of the house can help with seasonal depression.
Carolyn Hax: Mom sets parameters for her son’s college fund to an extreme degree
He probably won’t be going to a university, so why not let him use the money wisely?
Elizabeth Warren Opens CNN Town Hall by Reading a Proposed Contract Freeing Women From Bloomberg's NDAs
"I thought I would make this easy," said Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren at a CNN Town Hall Thursday before she read from a release form she wrote that would free people from nondisclosure agreements they signed with former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
California prisoner confesses to killing two incarcerated child molesters
CORCORAN, Calif. — A California prison inmate confessed in a letter that he beat two child molesters to death with a cane while behind bars just hours after his urgent warning to a counselor that he might become violent was ignored, a newspaper chain reported Thursday. Jonathan Watson, 41, confessed in the letter to the...
Asian funds seek a sheltered shore in U.S. assets
Asian shares were under water on Friday as fears over the creeping spread of the coronavirus sent funds fleeing to the sheltered shores of U.S. assets, lifting the dollar to three-year highs.
University at Albany students face heat for throwing coronavirus-themed party
College students at the University at Albany may face disciplinary action for hosting an off-campus coronavirus-themed party last weekend, the university said Thursday. Video of the gathering temporarily posted to the Barstool Albany Instagram account showed a bucket of iced Corona beers next to a person wearing a surgical mask, according to WGY News Radio....
Coronavirus on G20 agenda as China reports uptick in cases
China reported an uptick in new cases of coronavirus on Friday, boosted by more than 200 people testing positive for the disease in two prisons outside of Hubei province, the epicenter of the outbreak.
A small private jet skidded down a runway in Daytona Beach with no landing gear. No one was hurt
A small private plane slid on its belly down the main runway at the Daytona Beach Airport on Thursday, showering sparks and causing a fire.
This animatronic Baby Yoda is seriously impressive and up for preorder now
We've already seen an incredibly lifelike $350 figure of The Child from Star Wars: The Mandalorian, and we've seen countless plush versions of the beloved and affectionately nicknamed Baby Yoda. But Hasbro and Disney are stepping up the game with an animatronic version of The Child that moves and coos.
Disinformation dystopia: Is Big Tech prepared for the 2020 election?
One thing is near certain about the 2020 election: disinformation campaigns, both domestic and foreign, will be waged on the American electorate.
President Trump Trashes Korean Oscar-Winner Parasite at Rally
Neon, the U.S. distributor for the subtitled film, shot back on Twitter: “Understandable. He can't read"
Tom Brady Less Important Than Dak, Teddy and Two College QBs in 2020 Offseason, NFL Network Analysts Say
NFL Network analysts say Tua Tagovailoa, Joe Burrow, Dak Prescott and one NFL backup are more sought-after than Tom Brady, one of the all-time greats in the league.
GoFundMe to send bullied Australian boy in viral video to Disneyland raises $121K
More than $121,000 in charity money has been raised to send a bullied Australian boy filmed in a viral video sobbing after school to Disneyland. Thousands of donors have chipped in to a GoFundme supporting the vacation for Quaden Bayles, 9, who was born with Achondroplasia dwarfism. The outpouring of support was inspired by a...
Laura Ingraham: Bloomberg 'trapped' in a Democratic Party that's too far left for him
Former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg finds himself stuck in a Democratic Party whose politics have moved far to the left of where he is trying to stand, Fox News host Laura Ingraham said Thursday night.
USC cannot preserve 14-point lead in loss to Colorado
Onyeka Okongwu had 21 points, Jonah Mathews added 17, and Nick Rakocevic had 14 points and 11 rebounds but USC could not hold onto a 14-point lead and finish a comeback in a 70-66 loss to Colorado.
Global air traffic could fall this year for the first time in a decade
The global airline industry is facing huge financial losses and its first decline in more than a decade because of the novel coronavirus outbreak.
Seventh horse dies at Santa Anita since Dec. 26
Santa Anita had a seventh horse die while training or racing on Thursday when Unveiled suffered a fracture to his right front leg while galloping during morning training.
Trump plans to name Florida official as homeland security adviser
President Donald Trump is planning to name a Florida official in charge of preparing the state for the effects of climate change as his homeland security adviser, sources familiar with the matter tell CNN.
Quaden Bayles: Hugh Jackman, Megyn Kelly send support to bullied boy after viral video
Hugh Jackman, Jeffrey Dean Morgan and more stars are reaching out to an Australian boy after a viral video showed the devastating impact of bullying.
Nets blow late lead in crushing overtime loss to 76ers
PHILADELPHIA — First the Nets lost their star, then they lost a heartbreaker. Hours after Kyrie Irving elected for season-ending shoulder surgery, the Nets blew what would’ve been their best win of the season, squandering a late lead in a 112-104 overtime loss Thursday to the 76ers. It was a crushing way to come out...
Review: Return of creepy killer doll can't help 'Brahms: The Boy II' overcome cliches
Katie Holmes stars in the horror sequel 'Brahms: The Boy II' about a family whose young son becomes friends with a creepy life-size doll.
Russian artist Pavlensky says leaked video that brought down Macron ally in Paris was part of a 'political porn' project
The Russian artist who published an explicit video that prompted a candidate to pull out of the Paris mayoral race told CNN he stole the footage from his girlfriend's computer, saying his actions were "just the beginning" of a "political porn" project.
YouTube Bans Anti-Semitic Channel TruNews After Founder Calls Trump Impeachment 'Jew Coup'
YouTube permanently banned anti-Semitic conspiracy news outlet TruNews Thursday, months after the organization deemed the impeachment of President Donald Trump a "Jew coup."
Illinois bill aims to remove religious exemptions for vaccines
The bill would also allow minors age 14 and older to get a vaccine, "regardless of whether the minor's parent or guardian consents."
Damon Harrison wants to keep playing after Lions exit
Damon “Snacks” Harrison needs a new team with which to continue his career. The former Jets and Giants defensive tackle will be released by the Lions, according to reports. Harrison considered retirement a possibility after Detroit finished a disappointing 3-12-1, and it looked like his tenure there was coming to end, but NFL Network reported...
'The Clone Wars' kept the 'Stars Wars' flame alive; now it's streaming toward its finale
Before "The Mandalorian," there was "Star Wars: The Clone Wars," the animated series that carried the banner on television, keeping the characters alive and setting the qualitative standard for the franchise.
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Warren punches up her game
With dwindling cash reserves and the arrival of a billionaire to the debate stage, the Massachusetts senator saw an opportunity to go on the offensive.
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Amie Harwick was strangled before being thrown from balcony, coroner says
An autopsy determined the well-known Hollywood sex therapist suffered "manual strangulation" before being flung from a third-floor balcony Saturday.
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The American Anthropology of Charles Portis
Arkansas is a state of mind and Portis was peerless at capturing it.
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What's on TV Friday, Feb. 21: Series finale of 'Fresh Off the Boat' on ABC
What's on TV Friday, Feb. 21: Series finale of 'Fresh Off the Boat' on ABC
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Didi Gregorius wrecks MLB’s playoff plan, offers alternative
Count Didi Gregorius among those who think MLB’s playoff expansion idea should be thrown in the Astros’ garbage can. The former Yankees and new Phillies shortstop has been to the postseason the past three years and believes the current system is just fine. The idea of nearly half of MLB making the playoffs — seven...
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Deontay Wilder-Tyson Fury fight is thankfully about everything but race
LAS VEGAS — It has been a “Don’t go there topic” to Tyson Fury, and rightly so. Any suggestion his rematch with Deontay Wilder for the WBC heavyweight championship has racial overtones is offensive to him. When host Jason Whitlock said this week on FS1’s “Speak for Yourself” that the first fight between Wilder and...
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Trump’s Latest Intelligence Meltdown Isn’t About the Facts. It’s About The Truth.
Earlier this month, FBI Director Christopher Wray said in public testimony that Russia was meddling in the 2020 election. So how to explain President Donald Trump’s decision to fire Acting Director of National Intelligence Adm. Joseph Maguire after Maguire defended a subordinate who had briefed Congress on much the same thing? One important difference provides…
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Sean Hannity says Bloomberg campaign 'on life support,' Dem debate was 'essentially a circular firing squad'
Sean Hannity declared Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg's campaign to be "on life support" after Wednesday night's debate and lambasted the rest of the party's presidential field as a "sick, twisted joke."
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Biden: Trump has blemished the soul of the country
During a CNN town hall in Nevada, Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden was asked if he had a fire in his belly to defeat President Donald Trump.
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4 takeaways as Warren and Biden criticize Bloomberg at CNN town halls
Michael Bloomberg remained a target of his Democratic presidential rivals Thursday night, as former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts harshly criticized the former New York City mayor during CNN town halls in Las Vegas.
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Mackenzie Blackwood wins fifth start in row as Devils nip Sharks
Mackenzie Blackwood made 36 saves in winning his fifth straight start and the New Jersey Devils beat the San Jose Sharks 2-1 in a matchup of struggling franchises on Thursday night at Prudential Center in Newark. Defenseman P.K. Subban scored the winner on a power play early in the third period. Jesper Bratt had the...
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Jalin Turner, the UFC's Spider-Man, plans to rebuild his arachnids collection that once reached 200
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Hospitals in China, Overwhelmed by Coronavirus, Turn Away Patients With Other Pressing Needs
A shortage of non-coronavirus medical care is emerging across China
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