Reuters: The Dow and S&P 500 advanced Thursday to stop a two session losing skid on gains in industrial and energy stocks as US Treasury yields eased but the Nasdaq lost ground for a third straight session. The Dow rose 164.7 points to 24,962.48, the S&P 500 .SPX gained 2.63 points to 2,703.96 and the Nasdaq dropped 8.14 points...
The Russians belittle the indictments
Reuters: US official focused on election security being shoved aside
Airstrikes hammer Ghouta for a fifth day
Reuters: Republicans face first test of tax cuts' power to sway voters...
California to block crude oil from Trump offshore drilling plan
CNNMoney: The economy gained momentum in 2017 but growth slowed at the end of the year
CNN: US to provide anti-tank weapons to Ukraine, State Dept. official says
CNN: Tillerson: Sanctions to remain in place until Russia leaves Crimea
NASA finds sun-like star with eight planets in orbit
Reuters: Advocates ready legal showdown with FCC on net neutrality
CNN: Statistics show more jobs were created under Obama than Trump
Reuters: Lavrov: US pressure on Russian diplomats and media is unacceptable
CNN: 16,000 scientists sign dire warning to humanity over the health of the planet
Reuters: "U.S. President Donald Trump suggested on Wednesday that arming teachers could help prevent massacres such as last week's mass shooting at a Florida high school. Trump voiced support for the idea during an emotional White House meeting..."
Reuters: New sealed charges against Manafort and Gates
CNN: Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election
Reuters: Trump budget cuts domestic programs favors military and wall
CNN: In typical Trumpian style, Trump criticized mayors who boycotted a White House meeting over the DOJ's sanctuary cities announcement
Reuters: Trump administration presses sanctuary cities for documents
CNN: Sen. Booker slams DHS secretary's 'amnesia' on Trump's 'shithole' comment
Reuters:Africa calls Trump racist after 'shithole' remark
Rising housing costs are putting a major squeeze on Americans.
Republican tax plan a blow to Democratic states
CNN: Senator: Trump's playbook is to distract from the investigation
President Bush: Bigotry is blasphemy against the American creed
CNBC: Putin: Leader in artificial intelligence will rule world
CNN:"Florida school shooting survivor Alfonso Calderon said Wednesday that President Donald Trump's suggestion of arming teachers and school staff with weapons to enchance school safety was a 'terrible idea'..."
Students across Florida stage walk outs
Survivors push lawmakers for assault gun ban
Reuters: Senate rejects immigration bills after Trump veto threat
House speaker Ryan says Florida shooting should not threaten right to own guns
China reveals its new Russian jets flying over secret military bases in the Pacific
Senator Duckworth slams Cadet Bone Spurs for his "treasonous" remark
Reuters: Hackers halt plant operations in watershed cyber attack
Reuters: Arabs, Europe, U.N. reject Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capital
Albright: State Dept. vacancies a national security emergency
CNN: Why hacks like Equifax will keep happening
CNN: NYT: NSA struggling following major leaks
Supreme Court allows Trump refugee ban
Reuters: China urges North Korea to stop acts that could worsen tensions
Trump's blast of Sessions has chilling effect inside West Wing
Mens Journal Yahoo: "The night sky isn't what it used to be. The U.S. alone spends $11 billion each year on unnecessary outdoor lighting and in many regions throughout the world stars and other heavenly phenomena have faded from view..."
The legacy of Danny Lewin, first man to die on 9/11
Why Rabbis are helping Palestinians defend their olive harvest
Staff Sgt. Ty Carter to receive Medal of Honor
CNN: 30 years living as a modern day slave
McKinsey legacy: Layoffs, income disparity
CNN: In 1977, the twin spacecrafts Voyager 1 and 2 were launched 16 days apart. NASA'S Voyager 1 spacecraft became the first object to leave the solar system, entering interstellar space. The importance of Voyager is the vast amount of knowledge it has provided and the interest in further exploration...
Sandy Koufax chose his Faith over the World Series
Republicans weigh using debt limit as leverage on Obamacare
33 mutilated corpses found in Mexico drug lands
Military tries to rein in vigilantes battling cartel
Profiting from the demand for, and scarceness of, water
Yahoo Reuters: Despite fears NSA revelations help US tech industry
Reuters: Shirley Temple Black who lifted America's spirits as a bright eyed dimpled child movie star during the Great Depression later becoming a US diplomat, died late Monday evening at the age of 85 her family said.
Chuck Berry dies at age 90
Mary Tyler Moore dies at age 80
John Hurt dies at age 77
Blues legend B.B. King dies at 89
Poet Maya Angelou dies at 86
Robin Williams dies at 63
George Michael dies at 53
Vera Rubin pioneering astrophysicist dies at 88
Carrie Fisher dies at age 60
Debbie Reynolds passes away at 84
CNN: "In honor of American Archives Month, NASA has released a selection of eight never before seen images from the Candra X-ray Observatory. This image is of galaxy, NGC 4945 that is about 13 million light years away that looks like the Milky Way but ..."
Rolling Stone: Rolling Stone presents a sneak peak at Jimi Hendrix: Hear My Train A Comin' a feature length PBS American Masters documentary about guitar legend Jimi Hendrix, which includes never before seen footage, home movies, photographs...
CNN: Five decades ago Franklin McCain and three fellow college students made history by sitting down at a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina. The Greensboro Four drew national attention with their peaceful sit in in the winter of 1960...
Dilbert is a big success for creator Scott Adams who started his corporate career as a bank teller in San Francisco, working his way up became a manager, got an MBA then moved on to Pacific Bell were he met the personalities who would inspire his famous comic strip...
6 reasons why Hawaii will ruin your life
Wired/CNN: Samsung spanks Apple in sales and earnings
Old sick and poor, healthcare's most expensive patients
Disparate education will affect the competitiveness of the US
Kepler spacecraft should pin down 'Alien Earth' planets, despite malfunction
Space: Three NASA space telescopes will give astronomers their best ever views of some of the most distant objects in the Universe. The Hubble, Spitzer, and Chandra space Telescopes will collectively observe six huge galaxy clusters over the next three years as a part of a project called The Frontier Fields...
Shale gas 'revolution'
when it could harm the environment?
Danger in melting permafrost releasing greenhouse gasses
Nightmare bacteria resistant to antibiotics rise in the US
USGS: Drop in underground water levels has accelerated
Arkansas quake swarms rattles nerves raise questions about fracking
Humpbacks could be the super heroes of small sea animals and have been seen defending seals, sea lions, grey whales, sun fish, and whale calves from orcas. Using orca calls to alert them they use their huge bodies to block orcas from their prey.
China denounces Spanish court's Tibet case
CSM: Nazi Commander of SS unit lives in US
Libyan militiamen attack anti-Islamist protesters
Bulgaria Parliament seige underscores political crisis
Genomics and particle physics top scientific charts
Bananas thrown at Italy's first black minister
Reuters: " A sophisticated piece of spyware has been quietly infecting hundreds of government computers across Europe and the United States in one of the most complex cyber espionage programs uncovered to date..."
Reuters: Britain's Peter Higgs and Francois Englert of Belgium won the Nobel Prize for physics for predicting the existence of the Higgs boson particle that explains how elementary matter attained the mass to form stars and planets
Researchers say the sun's magnetic flip won't spark an increase in powerful solar storms or other events that could have a damaging effect on Earth and its inhabitants. The polarity flip is normal solar behavior occurring every 11 years at the peak of it's activity cycle.
Physicists confirmed that the Large Hadron Collider at CERN, the particle physics laboratory in Geneva had indeed found a Higgs boson, marking a culmination of one of the longest and most expensive searches in science...
Reuters: Reserchers hack Verizon femtocell, turn it into a mobile spy station
Soccer match halted over racist abuse
Gitmo Uighurs languish on Palau in China's shadow
Marketwatch: 10 companies with the worst reputations
Sea Shepherd wins Japan whalers losses
Kissing your kids like you will never see them again
CSM: Once considered the Yugo of higher education, online learning is now sweeping through American academia faster than anyone thought conceivable just five years ago
Bullies are not just in middle school
Everything you think you know about addiction is wrong
Growing push to stop workplace bullying
Mozilla boycotts Apple because of crazy restrictions
Buffett implores CEOs: stop complaining about uncertainty
Scientists find signs of life in Australia going back 3.48 billion years
Reuters/Freeland: "One of the most urgent questions in economics today is the connection between inequality and growth. That is because one of the big economic facts of our time is the surge in income disparity..."
Ariel Sharon, former Israeli Prime Minister dies at 85
Israeli stage actors boycott play in West Bank Settlement
Boko Haram says it has started kidnapping women and children
Jewish leaders alarmed by far right anti Semitism in Hungary
Cartel dominates, torches western Mexico state
The Street: Google has kittens
Reuters: The rise in sea levels due to climate change is becoming more apparent to island nations and population growth is overwhelming traditional coping mechanisms. Island governments like Kiribati are looking for radical options to feed and house their people...
Reuters: One in five sun like stars in the Milky Way has a planet the size of Earth that is positioned for water, a key ingredient for life a study said. The analysis is based on 3 years of data collected by NASA's now idled Kepler space telescope
AFP: Oceans that grow more acidic through fossil fuel burning emissions can amplify global warming by releasing less of a gas that helps shield Earth from radiation a study said and the authors warned the potentially vast effect they uncovered is not currently factored into climate change projections
CNN: The event was over in a fraction of a second and released a burst of energy that is not particularly impressive. But it is being hailed as a milestone in a decades long search to harness the power of nuclear fusion...
Hawaii telescope discovers 10,000th near Earth object
High temperature superconductors are a new trend
Parents losing trying to monitor kids' online behavior
Drought worsens in New Mexico, no relief in sight
Vet returns to NKorea for 1st black Navy Aviator
Closer scrutiny of radiation left over from the creation of the universe shows the Big Bang took place 13.8 billion years ago, 100 million years earlier than previous estimates
Childhood bullying tied to Adolescent self-harm
Cancer doctors protest astronomical drug costs
Raytheon, Lockheed to get US secrets for cybersecurity
Should science on brain injury inspire ban on boxing?
Anti-migrant riots erupt in Moscow
Scientists: CO2 causing oceans to acidify at an unprecedented rate
Yahoo Space: New photos released by the European Southern Observatory (ESO) show a distant active galaxy eating huge amounts of matter boosting its super energetic jets of material to extremely high levels...
US does about face on Afghan War ally's visa
Taleban kill female writer
Spy diaries offer glimpse of Cold War
A paycheck doesn't mean you won't go hungry in America
Baby Noor: an unfinished miracle
Former settlement to return to Palestinian hands