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Trump administration asks Supreme Court to stop teenagers' climate lawsuit

1 day ago from Physorg

WASHINGTON—President Donald Trump's administration asked the U.S. Supreme Court stop a novel and sweeping lawsuit pressed by children and teenagers seeking to force the federal government to take steps against...

A call to add a well-being index to national economic measures

1 day ago from Physorg

A trio of economists is suggesting that it is time to add a well-being index to national economic measures. Carol Graham with the Brookings Institution, Kate Laffan with the London...

Facebook hires British ex-deputy PM as global affairs head

1 day ago from Physorg

British former deputy prime minister Nick Clegg, a leading anti-Brexit advocate, said on Friday he would be starting a job at Facebook, as the US giant faces up to regulatory...

Candace Cameron Bure denies 'Fuller House' cancellation rumors

1 day ago from UPI

Candace Cameron Bure, who plays D.J. Tanner on "Fuller House," addressed reports the Netflix series will end after Season 4.

In photos: 'Price of Everything' cast attends New York premiere

2 days ago from UPI

The cast of "The Price of Everything" attends the New York premiere of the film at the Museum of Modern Art on October 18, 2018 in New York City.

After failed election, Macedonia lawmakers to vote on name change

2 days ago from UPI

Macedonia's Parliament will vote Friday whether to push ahead with a plan to change its name to settle a decades-long dispute with Greece.

In photos: The cast of 'The Price of Everything' attends the premiere in NYC

2 days ago from UPI

The cast of "The Price of Everything" attends the New York premiere of the film at the Museum of Modern Art on October 18, 2018 in New York City.

Lex Luthor to appear during 'Supergirl' Season 4

2 days ago from UPI

The CW's "Supergirl" is set to introduce Superman's greatest adversary Lex Luthor during its fourth season.

Afghanistan elections delayed after attack that killed 2 security officials

2 days ago from UPI

Parliamentary elections in Afghanistan have been postponed after the deaths of a police commander and intelligence chief in Kandahar, officials said Friday.

Helicopter crashes on USS Reagan flight deck, injuring 12

2 days ago from UPI

A dozen Navy personnel were injured Friday when an MH-60 Seahawk crashed on the flight deck of the USS Ronald Reagan, officials said.

Tony Awards gala to take place June 9 at Radio City Music Hall

2 days ago from UPI

The 73rd annual Tony Awards ceremony honoring excellence in Broadway theater is scheduled to take place at Radio City Music Hall on June 9.

ALCS: David Price shines as Red Sox reach World Series

2 days ago from UPI

The Boston Red Sox used a strong pitching performance from David Price to defeat the Houston Astros, advancing to the World Series for the 13th time.

ALCS: David Price shines as Red Sox advance to World Series

2 days ago from UPI

The Boston Red Sox used a strong pitching performance from David Price to defeat the Houston Astros, advancing to the World Series for the 13th time.

Oregon man sets house on fire, shoots at firefighters, before shooting self

2 days ago from UPI

An Oregon man set his house on fire and shot at responding firefighters before turning his gun on himself and ending his life.

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke Violated Agency Travel Policy, Report Finds

2 days ago from NY Times Science

Mr. Zinke had his wife travel with him in government vehicles, which violates his agency's travel policy, according to a new report by the Interior Department’s inspector general.

Facebook cybersecurity executive on election "war room," tactics of bad actors

2 days ago from CBSNews - Science

Facebook is unveiling a new so-called war room to help deal with urgent threats in the upcoming midterms and prevent election interference. The social media giant says the war room...

Starkist pleads guilty to price fixing tuna

2 days ago from UPI

Canned tuna company StarKist Co. agreed Thursday to plead guilty to price fixing packaged seafood, the Justice Department said.

Sasol cuts output guidance, posts 75 percent advance in Louisiana

2 days ago from UPI

South Africa's Sasol cut its production guidance at its coal-to-liquids Secunda Synfuels plant and reported a 75 percent advance in its Louisiana, U.S., complex

Model shows pathway to feeding the world

2 days ago from SciDev

A modelling exercise proves that global hunger can be ended by 2050 if the world cuts back on red meat and eats more nuts.

US authorities reel in StarKist in canned tuna scandal

2 days ago from Physorg

The US crackdown on price fixing has netted another big fish in canned tuna, the Justice Department announced Thursday.

MoviePass operations under investigation by New York AG

2 days ago from Physorg

The company that runs the beleaguered MoviePass discount service for movie tickets is being investigated by the New York Attorney General on allegations that it misled investors.

States and feds unite on election security after '16 clashes

2 days ago from Physorg

Election officials and federal cybersecurity agents are touting improved collaboration aimed at confronting and deterring efforts to tamper with elections.

CACI awarded $174M by U.S. Navy for tech support

2 days ago from UPI

CACI has been contracted by the U.S. Navy to handle tech services for its Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education

Bills QB Derek Anderson gets start against Luck, Colts

2 days ago from UPI

Derek Anderson was signed by the Buffalo Bills to mentor rookie quarterback Josh Allen. On Sunday, he will be the Bills' starting quarterback against the Colts.

At Harvard, Coetzee receives Mahindra Award

2 days ago from Harvard Science

Accepting the inaugural Mahindra Award for Global Distinction in the Humanities, Nobel Prize-winning author J.M. Coetzee treated the audience filling Sanders Theatre on Wednesday to thoughts about his earliest reading and the concept...

Browns CB E.J. Gaines to miss Sunday's game vs. Buccaneers

2 days ago from UPI

Cleveland Browns cornerback E.J. Gaines was placed in the concussion protocol on Thursday and will not play in Sunday's game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

Q&A with director of Harvard’s Afro-Latin American Research Institute

2 days ago from Harvard Science

As Latinos of African descent, soccer legend Pele, former Red Sox star David Ortiz, and “Avatar” actress Zoe Saldana help make up a minority within a minority: Although they represent roughly a quarter...

Jaguars RB Fournette sits out practice again

2 days ago from UPI

Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette did not practice again Thursday and could miss a third straight game Sunday against the Houston Texans.