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COP24 climate talks end in agreement -- barely

After two weeks of discordant and emotional negotiations, the nations of the world agreed Saturday night on a set of rules meant to help curb global warming. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/17/18

Judges cite Dr. Seuss' 'The Lorax' to pull key pipeline permit

Forget about the Truffula trees. The Lorax is now saving real-life forests. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/17/18

Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Swedish environmental activist, all but shamed the 190 countries represented at the UN's COP24 conference

Greta Thunberg, a 15-year-old Swedish environmental activist, all but shamed the 190 countries represented at the United Nations COP24 conference in Poland last week. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/17/18

Why Mulvaney can't save Trump's chaos presidency

President Donald Trump has announced his final choice in the chief of staff sweepstakes: Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. The announcement, made predictably via Twitter on Friday, ends more than a week of "Apprentice"-like scrambling to figure out who would replace outgoing Chief of Staff John Kelly. Nick Ayers (Vice President ... Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

DC museum offers respite from partisan politics

Don't believe everything you hear about how divided liberals and conservatives are in Washington. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

Melania shows she's a Trump

In a rare interview Wednesday night Melania Trump proved that she doesn't understand what it means to be first lady. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

US and China feud. Canada pays the price

It must have been one of the most humiliating moments in the life of the so-called "Princess of Huawei" when Canadian authorities arrested Meng Wanzhou, chief financial officer of the Chinese telecommunications giant, on December 1 at Vancouver International Airport. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

US leaders make it too easy for spies to snoop on us

Every week, I offer a glimpse of the kind of intelligence assessments that are likely to come across the desk of the President of the United States, modeled on the President's Daily Briefing, or PDB, which the director of national intelligence prepares for the President almost daily. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

These are real pictures of Jupiter, not works of art

NASA sent the spacecraft Juno to Jupiter in 2011. Well, it took a little while for Juno to get there -- but it delivered. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

Learn basic coding with this course bundle

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Posted on: 12/16/18

The best holiday gifts for men

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Posted on: 12/16/18

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Posted on: 12/16/18

'Fire and Fury.' Oprah 2020. A look at 2018 in politics.

There were a lot of things that happened this year in American politics, some of which you may have already completely forgotten about. Here are 110 of them: Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

You think 2018 was ALL bad' Here's why you're wrong.

Well 2018, it's been real. We had our good times and our bad times -- and our strange times in between. We can't say you were our favorite, but we'd be ungrateful if we didn't give props to the good things you brought. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

Human heart left on plane by mistake

A Southwest flight was forced to turn around after a human heart meant for donation was accidentally left on board, the airline said. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

NBAer carries baby down 40 stories in evacuation

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Posted on: 12/16/18

Report: Team likely done with Super Bowl MVP QB

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Posted on: 12/16/18

Offset interrupted Cardi B on stage and she was not having it

Offset is upset. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

Why presidents shouldn't mess with the Fed

1. Fed in the hot seat: President Donald Trump may have boxed Federal Reserve chief Jerome Powell into a corner that neither of them want to be in. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18

UK flirts with second referendum to escape eternal Brexit chaos

It was only months ago that the mere utterance of a second referendum would be palmed off by the bulk of Britain's political class as wishful thinking by "remoaners" who voted to stay in the European Union. Read More ...
Posted on: 12/16/18



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