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Matthew Fisher-Davis, Vanderbilt derail No. 19 Florida

6 hours ago from UPI

The Sports Xchange Matthew Fisher-Davis was in coach Bryce Drew's doghouse earlier this week for the second time this season.

Marquette stuns No. 7 Creighton

6 hours ago from UPI

By Steve Beideck, The Sports Xchange OMAHA, Neb. -- A minimal number of misses Saturday led Marquette to an emphatic 102-94 Big East Conference upset over No. 7-ranked Creighton.

Malik Monk leads No. 5 Kentucky past No. 24 South Carolina

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By Darrell Bird, The Sports Xchange LEXINGTON, Ky. -- Fifth-ranked Kentucky stands alone as the only undefeated team in the SEC following an 85-69 victory over No. 24 South Carolina...

Indianapolis Colts fire GM Ryan Grigson

15 hours ago from UPI

Alex ButlerJan. 21 (UPI) -- Chuck Pagano and Ryan Grigson arrived in Indianapolis together. It's becoming more likely that they leave in unison.

National Park Service apologizes for tweets showing poor inaugural turnout

17 hours ago from UPI

Eric DuVallJan. 21 (UPI) -- The Twitter account of the National Park Service retweeted images implying there was a low turnout on the National Mall for Donald Trump's inauguration.

Trump attends prayer service, visits CIA on day two

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Daniel UriaJan. 21 (UPI) -- President Donald Trump attended an interfaith prayer service at the Washington National Cathedral before visiting CIA headquarters on his second day in office.

From 'zombie' urchins to seafood gold? Studies test sea urchin farming in Canada

19 hours ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Federal scientists and others are exploring the possibility of sea urchin farming in Canada, using Norwegian technology that proponents hope will turn 'zombie urchins' into profitable seafood — but there...

At least three dead after tornado rips through Mississippi

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Daniel UriaJan. 21 (UPI) -- At least three people were killed in Mississippi after severe weather including a large tornado swept through the area on Saturday morning.

Obama's California flight diverted in stormy weather

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Amy R. ConnollyJan. 21 (UPI) -- Former President Barack Obama's aircraft was forced to divert its landing to March Air Reserve Base instead of Palm Springs International due to stormy...

Many farmers still need training after Lake Erie algae

22 hours ago from AP Science

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) -- Ohio's agriculture leaders say thousands of farmers have completed training that will be required for putting fertilizer on fields,...

Gus Bradley joining Los Angeles Chargers as defensive coordinator

1 day ago from UPI

Alex ButlerJan. 20 (UPI) -- Former Jacksonville Jaguars coach Gus Bradley is joining his fourth football franchise.

Did Trump Dump Climate Change? White House Website Scrubbed Clean

1 day ago from Live Science

Climate scientists reacted with dismay, but not necessarily surprise, upon learning that President Donald Trump's new administration had removed the climate change page from the White House website.

Cutting coal has reduced atmospheric mercury in northeastern U.S.

1 day ago from C&EN

Decreased pollution from coal-fired power plants has led to a decline in the region’s atmospheric mercury since 2000

Underwater cyclist on stationary bike travels record 2,800 feet in one breath

1 day ago from UPI

Daniel UriaJan. 20 (UPI) -- An underwater cyclist set a new world record by traveling more than 2,800 feet on a stationary bike in one breath.

Rumours swirl about Trump's science adviser pick

1 day ago from News @ Nature

Climate sceptic William Happer and ardent critic of academia David Gelernter have met with the president.Nature News doi: 10.1038/nature.2017.21336

Trump Presidency: How US Leaders Stack Up

1 day ago from Live Science

What makes a great U.S. president? Anything from a peanut farmer to a former male model.

"Nobody wants to do this": Scientists debate how to fight global warming

1 day ago from CBSNews - Science

Scientists weigh bold steps, many carrying unknown consequences, to directly alter the Earth or its atmosphere

'Station Obama' in Antarctica Will Continue Monitoring Climate Changes

1 day ago from Live Science

Eight years ago on Friday, scientists named a climate monitoring location in a desolate bay off the Antarctic Peninsula after the 44th president to mark his inauguration.

ISIS Damages Iconic Monuments in Ancient Syrian City, Reports Say

1 day ago from Live Science

New satellite images suggest ISIS has committed further destruction at the ancient site of Palmyra.

ACE ship completes first leg of journey around Antarctica

1 day ago from UPI

Brooks HaysJan. 20 (UPI) -- The Akademik Treshnikov, a Russian research vessel, completed the first leg of the Antarctic Circumnavigation Expedition this week.

Owners rescue giant teddy bear from trash heap after photos go viral

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Ben HooperJan. 20 (UPI) -- A giant-sized teddy bear has been rescued by its owners after sad photos of it lying discarded next to a Chicago dumpster went viral online.

France orders another B2M support ship

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Richard TomkinsJan. 20 (UPI) -- France has contracted Kership for construction of a fourth Multi-Mission Vessel to be named Dumont d'Urville, and destined for use in the Caribbean.

In Photos: Destruction of Iconic Monuments at Ancient City of Palmyra

1 day ago from Live Science

New satellite images show that further destruction has occurred at Palmyra since the ancient Syrian city was retaken by ISIS last month.

Wrench flies off semi truck, smashes driver's windshield in Pennsylvania

1 day ago from UPI

Ben HooperJan. 20 (UPI) -- A Pennsylvania man's dashboard camera was recording when a large crescent wrench flew off the side of a semi truck and smashed into his windshield.

Humans killed off Australia's megafauna, not climate change

1 day ago from UPI

Brooks HaysJan. 20 (UPI) -- New research suggests humans, not climate change, were responsible for megafauna extinction on the island continent of Australia.

No. 23 Saint Mary's Gaels stroll over Pacific Tigers

1 day ago from UPI

By Jake Curtis, The Sports Xchange MORAGA, Calif. -- Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett did not expect any lingering effects from his team's 23-point loss to Gonzaga last Saturday, and...

Arizona tops USC to stretch win streak to 11

1 day ago from UPI

By Jack Magruder, The Sports Xchange LOS ANGELES -- When Arizona needed a play, it found Lauri Markkanen. He did the rest.

Trump Day 1: Global Warming's Fate

1 day ago from Scientific American

If the new president delays climate action as promised, the world is far more likely to miss its Paris agreement goals -- Read more on