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TIME 100's Adam Rippon Praises 'All the Moms' Who Have Helped Their Kids 'Realize Their True Potential'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Olympic skater and TIME 100 honoree credited his mom with helping him achieve success in life
Michigan State University Maintained Ties With a Volleyball Coach Accused of Sexual Abuse
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The school has been pressured for at least a year to sever its relationship with coach Rick Butler
Millie Bobby Brown Finding Out Cardi B Wasn't at the TIME 100 Gala Is So Good It's Supernatural
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Millie Bobby Brown is on the 2018 TIME 100 list
The Obamas Are Already Planning a Pajama Party With the New Royal Baby
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
This sleepover will definitely be a can't-miss
Finland Will End Its Experiment With Universal Basic Income After a Two
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The government rejected a request to extend the two-year trial scheme, which saw 2,000 jobless people receive $685 per month
Toronto Van Attack Victims Are Mostly Women: The Latest
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Police declined to say whether the driver was targeting women
Once 'Little Rocket Man,' Kim Called 'Very Honorable' by Trump As Meeting Approaches
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Tuesday said Kim Jong Un wants a historic, high-stakes meeting as soon as possible and suggested the North Korean…
Scientists release most detailed star chart of the Milky Way
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The European Space Agency is releasing the most detailed star chart yet made for the Milky Way and neighboring galaxies
Kansas City suburb: Half
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
EDGERTON, Kan. (AP) — A Kansas City suburb is pressuring the owner of a cut-in-half car adorned with a sign reading, "Divorced. She got ½," to junk the junker.
As Supreme Court hears travel ban, questions of presidential authority also on docket
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Disruption has been a hallmark of Donald Trump’s presidency to date, and never was that more apparent than in the hours after he signed his first travel ban executive order. Drafted and signed with little input from federal officials or White House lawyers, the late-January executive order left travelers stranded around the world, families separated, and federal agencies confused. The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments today in a lawsuit out of Hawaii against the most recent version of the ban.
US has cut inflow of refugees to a trickle, dousing hopes upstream
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
When Bassam Jalhoum’s oldest daughter, Rania, landed in Boston last October, it ended five years of waiting for her to complete her escape from Syria. As a Syrian refugee admitted to the United States, Rania is among a fortunate few. In the six months ending Mar 30, only 44 Syrian refugees were resettled in the US, a fraction of past admissions.
Congresswoman Maxine Waters' Advice for President Trump: 'Please Resign'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Waters is one of the 2018 TIME 100
The Victims of the Toronto Van Attack Include a Grandmother and an Avid Volunteer
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Including individuals from Jordan and South Korea
Trump VA Chief Nominee Ronny Jackson Fights on Despite Alleged Misconduct and Workplace Drunkenness
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Jackson reportedly handed out prescription drugs "like candy," said Sen. Jon Tester of Montana
The Chemical Process of Learning in Brain Cells Revealed by Advanced Microscope
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Researchers at Thomas Jefferson University have imaged the hidden biological process that takes place inside the brain during learning. When we learn, the connections between neurons—or nerve cells—in the brain, which are related to the specific task in hand, strengthen and become larger. It is this biological process that the scientists were able to image at the cellular level using an extremely high-resolution microscopic technique, revealing structural changes that have never been seen before.
Melania Trump's Massive White Hat Has Caused Quite the Stir
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The First Lady's outfit was unmissable
2 Dallas Police Officers, 1 Civilian Shot at Home Depot
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The officers are critically wounded, police said
President Trump's Pick to Lead the VA Hit With Claims of Inappropriate Behavior and Over
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The hearing for Ronny Jackson was postponed amid late-surfacing allegations
Museum realizes collection's rare elephant bird egg is real
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A Buffalo museum has made a rare discovery within its own collection: a fully intact egg from the extinct elephant bird that until now, was thought to be fake.
More Than 100 Retired Military Leaders Raise Concerns About CIA Nominee Gina Haspel
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Over her ties to a former torture program
Royal Baby Number 3 Is Here and the Internet Is Already Smitten
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
It's another boy for the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge
President Trump Was Asked About Pardoning His Lawyer. He Called It a 'Stupid Question'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
President Donald Trump refused to answer whether he would pardon his personal attorney, calling it a "stupid question."
President Trump Praises U.S.
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Praising the strength of America's oldest alliance, President Donald Trump welcomed French President Emmanuel Macron to the White House.
Facebook's new content removal rules spark censorship debate
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Facebook announces new appeals process allowing users to dispute removed posts; reaction from 'Your World' panel.
China's 'makers' battle mistrust in hi
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Engineers, computer programmers and children tinker with self-made radio-controlled toy cars and robotic arms in China's southern city of Shenzhen, home to "makers" who belie the country's reputation as a hub for technology copycats. China is trying to shed its notoriety as a hub for counterfeit goods, a battleground in an ongoing trade dispute with the United States, which is threatening to hit Chinese electronics and other high-end industry with steep tariffs for the "theft" of intellectual property.
Opponents and supporters of Trump's travel ban make their cases ahead of Supreme Court hearing
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
As the Supreme Court prepares to hear arguments on the administration’s travel ban, dozens of interested parties – including states, business groups, foreign-policy experts and religious groups — have weighed in with friend-of-the-court briefs. Here’s some of what they are saying.
20 Mother's Day Bouquet Ideas
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, health
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The Royal Baby Was Born on St. George's Day. Here's Why That's Significant
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
St. George's Day is the day of England’s patron saint
Facebook user guidelines revealed: Which posts will get removed?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
In an effort to increase transparency, curb harassment and bullying, Facebook has made its user guidelines public. In addition, the social media giant has created a process to appeal any content that was taken down.
Xi Jinping and Donald Trump Need to Sound Tough on Trade. But Here’s Where They Could Compromise
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
As China grows, its industrial policy presents a challenge to the U.S.—but both countries can make moves right now to ease tensions
Armenia's Prime Minister Has Resigned After Days of Protests. Here's What to Know About the Country's 'Peaceful Revolution'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Here's what to know about the country's surprise "peaceful revolution"
Mysterious mummy found in Iran could be father of last shah
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Construction workers in Iran may have unearthed the mummified remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the father of the country's last monarch, nearly four decades after the Islamic Revolution toppled the dynasty.
US court rules monkey does not own selfie copyright
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A US court has ruled that a monkey who snapped a selfie on a wildlife photographer's camera does not own the copyright to the image, which became an internet sensation. The ruling late Monday is expected to draw a line under a protracted legal battle between British photographer David Slater and the animal rights group PETA, which filed a suit on behalf of Naruto the monkey. The case began in 2011 when the crested macaque monkey approached a camera Slater had set up on the forested Indonesian island of Sulawesi and managed to press the button, taking a picture of himself with what appeared to be a broad grin on his face.
Uranus Is Actually A Giant Ball Of Farts Floating In Space, Study Finds
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Someone light a match.
5 amazing discoveries the Hubble space telescope is responsible for
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Hubble space telescope turns 28 today. It’s made over 1.3 million observations and changed how we see the universe.
Scooter Libby prosecutor says Trump's pardon was a loyalty message to Cohen
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
One of the prosecutors who brought the case against Scooter Libby says President Trump's pardon of the ex-top aide to former Vice President Dick Cheney sends a not-so-subtle message to potential witnesses in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation.
Can Trump counter Mueller by handing out pardons?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
President Trump was furious. After FBI agents raided the home and office of one of his personal lawyers in New York City – seizing client files, recordings, and computers – the president lashed out, suggesting federal prosecutors and investigators had gone too far. A few days later, Mr. Trump granted a full pardon to a former top aide in the Bush administration, Scooter Libby, who had been convicted in 2007 of perjury and obstruction of justice in a classified information leak case.
Will Russia's involvement in Syria end up burning its ties with Israel?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
As geopolitical tensions spiked between Russia and West in recent years, one staunch US ally has been something of outlier toward Moscow: Israel. Israeli emissaries failed to show up for a crucial 2014 UN vote condemning Russia for annexing Crimea. Israel has taken no active part in several waves of Western sanctions against Moscow.
An Armenian rhapsody
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
In Armenia, a landlocked nation of nearly 3 million deemed “partly free” by Freedom House, that was certainly the case until this week. Moscow keeps 3,000 troops in Armenia, whose oligarchs resemble those in Russia.
Why a Kentucky Dad Is Keeping His AR
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
"Please stop talking about AR-15s. Yes, my daughter was shot, yes I'm angry. But I can tell you it's not a gun thing"
Kate Middleton Welcomed a Baby Boy. These Are His Most Likely Names, According to Oddsmakers
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Bookmakers' odds are currently tipped in favor of two traditional names
A Court Has Rejected the 'Monkey Selfie' Lawsuit Seeking Animal Rights to Photographs
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The court said copyright infringement can only be claimed on behalf of humans
Amazon Will Start Delivering Packages Straight to Your Parked Car
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
It's an effort to stop people from stealing packages on your doorstep
What We Know About Toronto Van Attack Suspect Alek Minassian
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Police haven't commented on his motive
10 Dead, 15 Injured: The Latest on the Van That Plowed into a Crowd in Toronto
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The driver has been arrested
Mummified body found in Iran could be father of last shah
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A mummified body discovered near the site of a former royal mausoleum in Iran may be the remains of Reza Shah Pahlavi, the founder of the Pahlavi dynasty and the father of the country's last shah.
French President Emmanuel Macron visits Trump in 3
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
French President Emmanuel Macron makes a state visit to Washington with his wife Brigitte Macron.
Woman gets prison for using someone else's tainted urine
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
ST. CLAIRSVILLE, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio woman might want to ask some questions if she tries to borrow someone's urine again to pass a drug test.
Kate Middleton Just Left the Hospital With Royal Baby Number 3
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The newest royal is officially on the way home
How to Cope When You're Being Bullied at Work
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Here's exactly what you should say