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Response to Flyer Urging LGBT Students to Kill Themselves Was 'Inadequate,' College Says
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A flyer at Cleveland State University had urged LGBT students to kill themselves
We now know when China’s ‘Heavenly Palace’ will crash to Earth. But where?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
China's "Heavenly Palace" space station has accelerated its out-of-control descent and is expected to break apart and crash somewhere on Earth in early 2018.
The Orionid meteor shower will light up the skies this weekend with 20 shooting stars per hour
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Stargazers should be in for a treat this week as the annual Orionid meteor shower peaks
‘We Have Someone Terrorizing the Neighborhood.’ Autistic Man’s Death Could Be Linked to Other Killings
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
‘We have someone terrorizing the neighborhood’
Steve Bannon: George W. Bush's Presidency Was the Most 'Destructive' in U.S. History
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
He also said the former president looked lost during his anti-bigotry speech on Thursday
Why Rex Tillerson hasn’t quit; What Palestinian unity will, and won’t, achieve; Thaler’s ‘nudge’ worthy of the Nobel nod; The woman in the c
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Have you ever wondered why intelligent men (and women) in African governments will stay put in their positions even when ... their bosses abuse them?...” writes Jenerali Ulimwengu. “The thing in Africa is that a Cabinet post ... is an opportunity to ‘chop’ as my West African friends would put it.... But you do not expect the same thing to apply to wealthy Western[ers].... Rex Tillerson, [President] Trump’s secretary of state ... says he will not quit.... Come on, Rex! This is the same man who recently called his president ‘a moron’.... But what is it that makes Rex want to continue to serve...? “For the last 10 years, the split in the Palestinian leadership structure has been primarily blamed for the extended stagnation of ... the Palestinian performance...,” writes Hasan Abu Nimah.
Bewildered by US Congress’s apathy on mass shootings, Why US Congress will not pass gun laws, Myanmar’s openness to a Rohingya return is the first
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Around the world, people are aghast at the latest atrocity in the US...,” writes Mark Kenny. “The Las Vegas mass shooting is ‘the worst in US history’.... If ... Sandy Hook ... didn’t shake the polity free from ... the National Rifle Association, then this ... won’t.... To the Western world, ‘the great republic’ is the apex of economic and strategic power. “In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, there’s a lot of talk in Washington about not politicizing this horror...,” writes Lawrence Martin.
There's Still Time to Get This Year's Most Popular Halloween Costumes
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Many of the costumes are inspired by Disney films
A String of Bomb Blasts in Sweden Is Prompting Questions and Alt
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
There have been at least five bomb explosions or scares in Sweden since the early hours of Friday, Oct. 13.
The Families of Fallen Troops Have a Complicated History With U.S. Presidents
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Contacting the families goes back at least to the Civil War, but the practice has changed dramatically in the last few decades
'Unprecedented' $1.18 Million Reward Offered for Information on Slain Reporter
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Daphne Caruana Galizia, 53, reported on corruption
Women Say They Were Burned and Branded by Doctors During Initiations Into a Secret Sorority
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
State officials will examine whether the women's complaints warrant an investigation now
“Burnout” is not only a personal problem, it’s a workplace problem
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
As “burnout” among workers has gained attention in the popular media, a conventional wisdom has developed around avoiding it. Essentially, the advice is to “take care of yourself.” Be healthy. Be strong. Be resilient. Be smarter about time management. Don’t let the stressors get to you—fight on and overcome them. Tips to “combat burnout” in…
Why Rex Tillerson hasn’t quit; What Palestinian unity will, and won’t, achieve; Thaler’s ‘nudge’ worthy of the Nobel nod; The woman in the c
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Have you ever wondered why intelligent men (and women) in African governments will stay put in their positions even when ... their bosses abuse them?...” writes Jenerali Ulimwengu. “The thing in Africa is that a Cabinet post ... is an opportunity to ‘chop’ as my West African friends would put it.... But you do not expect the same thing to apply to wealthy Western[ers].... Rex Tillerson, [President] Trump’s secretary of state ... says he will not quit.... Come on, Rex! This is the same man who recently called his president ‘a moron’.... But what is it that makes Rex want to continue to serve...? “For the last 10 years, the split in the Palestinian leadership structure has been primarily blamed for the extended stagnation of ... the Palestinian performance...,” writes Hasan Abu Nimah.
Bewildered by US Congress’s apathy on mass shootings, Why US Congress will not pass gun laws, Myanmar’s openness to a Rohingya return is the first
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Around the world, people are aghast at the latest atrocity in the US...,” writes Mark Kenny. “The Las Vegas mass shooting is ‘the worst in US history’.... If ... Sandy Hook ... didn’t shake the polity free from ... the National Rifle Association, then this ... won’t.... To the Western world, ‘the great republic’ is the apex of economic and strategic power. “In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, there’s a lot of talk in Washington about not politicizing this horror...,” writes Lawrence Martin.
Lawmaker Draws Backlash After Asking If HIV Patients Could Be 'Legally' Quarantined
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
"What are we legally able to do?"
Funeral Held for U.S. Soldier at Center of Donald Trump Fight
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
"We have to remember that one thing - that it wasn't just one soldier who lost his life"
What We Miss When We Ignore Asian Americans
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
When we do not hear from Asian Americans on television and exclude them from leadership roles, we do not reflect society as it is
Suspect Arrested in Munich Knife Attack That Injured 8
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
No one was seriously hurt in the incident, and police do not believe it was an act of terrorism
Why Rex Tillerson hasn’t quit; What Palestinian unity will, and won’t, achieve; Thaler’s ‘nudge’ worthy of the Nobel nod; The woman in the c
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Have you ever wondered why intelligent men (and women) in African governments will stay put in their positions even when ... their bosses abuse them?...” writes Jenerali Ulimwengu. “The thing in Africa is that a Cabinet post ... is an opportunity to ‘chop’ as my West African friends would put it.... But you do not expect the same thing to apply to wealthy Western[ers].... Rex Tillerson, [President] Trump’s secretary of state ... says he will not quit.... Come on, Rex! This is the same man who recently called his president ‘a moron’.... But what is it that makes Rex want to continue to serve...? “For the last 10 years, the split in the Palestinian leadership structure has been primarily blamed for the extended stagnation of ... the Palestinian performance...,” writes Hasan Abu Nimah.
Bewildered by US Congress’s apathy on mass shootings, Why US Congress will not pass gun laws, Myanmar’s openness to a Rohingya return is the first
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Around the world, people are aghast at the latest atrocity in the US...,” writes Mark Kenny. “The Las Vegas mass shooting is ‘the worst in US history’.... If ... Sandy Hook ... didn’t shake the polity free from ... the National Rifle Association, then this ... won’t.... To the Western world, ‘the great republic’ is the apex of economic and strategic power. “In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, there’s a lot of talk in Washington about not politicizing this horror...,” writes Lawrence Martin.
IRS Wants Wounded Veteran to Pay $62,000 Tax Bill From the Cancellation of His Student Loans
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Will Milzarski served two tours in Afghanistan that left him with a traumatic brain injury, post-traumatic stress disorder and hearing loss
Technology that makes children smarter
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Kurt the 'CyberGuy' shares tips for parents.
Man Killed by Rock That Teens Threw From Highway Overpass, Police Say
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Several teenagers are in custody for the incident
There’s a simple trick to ‘read’ other people’s emotions more accurately
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Previously, many scientists had assumed that watching someone’s face was the best way to understand their feelings
First joint France
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
France and China's space agencies unveiled their first joint satellite in Beijing Friday, which will be used to improve forecasting of ocean storms and cyclones. The satellite, named CFOSAT (China-France Oceanography Satellite), is due to be launched next year by China and will primarily be used to study wind and ocean wave patterns. "In practical terms, it will be used to improve forecasts of strong storms, cyclones or waves for all coastal activities", Daniele Hauser, a French scientist working on the project, told AFP.
Spain Takes Control of Catalonia, Pushing a Crisis Into Higher Gear
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Spain has acted upon Article 155
All 5 Living Former U.S. Presidents to Attend Hurricane Relief Concert
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The concert will raise money for Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
'Zombie' event staged at Oklahoma Capitol to support taxes
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Anti-tax "zombies" in Oklahoma were stopped outside the entrance to the state Capitol on Saturday in a staged event by groups supporting tax increases to prevent cuts to health, education and other services.
Honolulu store owners say thieves are targeting cans of Spam
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
HONOLULU (AP) — Cans of Spam have become a common item that's being stolen from Honolulu stores and then sold on the streets for quick cash, according to authorities.
Why Rex Tillerson hasn’t quit; What Palestinian unity will, and won’t, achieve; Thaler’s ‘nudge’ worthy of the Nobel nod; The woman in the c
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Have you ever wondered why intelligent men (and women) in African governments will stay put in their positions even when ... their bosses abuse them?...” writes Jenerali Ulimwengu. “The thing in Africa is that a Cabinet post ... is an opportunity to ‘chop’ as my West African friends would put it.... But you do not expect the same thing to apply to wealthy Western[ers].... Rex Tillerson, [President] Trump’s secretary of state ... says he will not quit.... Come on, Rex! This is the same man who recently called his president ‘a moron’.... But what is it that makes Rex want to continue to serve...? “For the last 10 years, the split in the Palestinian leadership structure has been primarily blamed for the extended stagnation of ... the Palestinian performance...,” writes Hasan Abu Nimah.
Bewildered by US Congress’s apathy on mass shootings, Why US Congress will not pass gun laws, Myanmar’s openness to a Rohingya return is the first
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Around the world, people are aghast at the latest atrocity in the US...,” writes Mark Kenny. “The Las Vegas mass shooting is ‘the worst in US history’.... If ... Sandy Hook ... didn’t shake the polity free from ... the National Rifle Association, then this ... won’t.... To the Western world, ‘the great republic’ is the apex of economic and strategic power. “In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, there’s a lot of talk in Washington about not politicizing this horror...,” writes Lawrence Martin.
Scott Pruitt Casts Doubt on EPA Document Showing the Dangers of Climate Change
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The 2009 EPA document said man-made climate change harms human health
Scientists Invent Incredibly Thin Metal That Can Be Made in Your Kitchen
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Scientists have developed a technique to create ultra-thin metal compounds called oxides. The technique uses a group of alloys called liquid metals. Of course, all metals can become liquids if heated enough, but these are special—they are liquid at room temperature. Specifically, the team used a liquid metal called galinstan, a mix of gallium—a metal with a super-low melting point that helps keep the entire mixture liquid—tin and indium.
'It Really, Really Frightened Me': Tourist Thinks He Was Hit by Sonic Attacks in Cuba Years Ago
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
He had stayed in the same hotel as those affected
Teenage Dinosaur Fossil Discovery Reveals What Puberty Was Like for a Tyrannosaur
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Paleontologists are thrilled a dinosaur didn't get quite so lucky, because it means they were able to discover a remarkably well-preserved tyrannosaur skeleton. Scientists have been digging in Utah's Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument for two decades now, and they've found other fossils belonging to the species they expect the new discovery to represent. "When you first find these fossils, often they're very sort of unremarkable-looking, because most of the time very little of the fossil is exposed," Randall Irmis, a paleontologist at the Natural History Museum of Utah, told Newsweek.
How I Found My Family in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Most weren't able to do so easily
I Posted a Graphic Selfie of My Beating to Tell the World #MeToo
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
A photographer who was assaulted by a man posted a selfie of the beating and reflects on it in light of the #MeToo campaign
Why I Became a Doctor Who Treats Torture Victims
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Politicians who want to turn away refugees should visit my clinic
There's a Cave on the Moon Large Enough For a Future Lunar Colony
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The 31 mile long fissure would protect astronauts from extreme temperatures and radiation
Black AI Workshop Becomes Latest Flashpoint in Tech’s Culture War
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Twitter debate reveals concerns about diversity, political correctness
Trump Links Crime Surge in U.K. to 'Radical Islamic Terror.' Here Are the Facts
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Despite terrorist attacks in Manchester and London, homicides in the U.K. actually fell by 2% compared with the previous year
Google Earth Reveals Hundreds of Ancient Stone 'Gates' in Saudi Arabia
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Satellite images have revealed mysterious, ancient stone structures in Saudi Arabian lava fields.
Prosecutor: Pharmacist in meningitis case gambled with lives
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
BOSTON (AP) — A pharmacist charged with murder in a meningitis outbreak that killed 76 people knew that mold and other bacteria were growing inside the filthy production rooms and that drugs shipped to customers were not sterile, but chose to do nothing, a federal prosecutor told jurors Friday.
JFK at 100: Remembering John F. Kennedy
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
Take a look back at the life of President John F. Kennedy on his centennial
Trump gave himself a '10' for Puerto Rico recovery. This congresswoman says it’s a '4.'
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
Nydia Velázquez, D-N.Y., the first Puerto Rican-born woman elected to Congress, sharply criticized President Trump’s handling of the hurricane damage on the island in an interview with Yahoo News on Friday evening. The congresswoman also suggested the president is treating Puerto Ricans differently than other U.S. citizens because they are Latinos.
Why Rex Tillerson hasn’t quit; What Palestinian unity will, and won’t, achieve; Thaler’s ‘nudge’ worthy of the Nobel nod; The woman in the c
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Have you ever wondered why intelligent men (and women) in African governments will stay put in their positions even when ... their bosses abuse them?...” writes Jenerali Ulimwengu. “The thing in Africa is that a Cabinet post ... is an opportunity to ‘chop’ as my West African friends would put it.... But you do not expect the same thing to apply to wealthy Western[ers].... Rex Tillerson, [President] Trump’s secretary of state ... says he will not quit.... Come on, Rex! This is the same man who recently called his president ‘a moron’.... But what is it that makes Rex want to continue to serve...? “For the last 10 years, the split in the Palestinian leadership structure has been primarily blamed for the extended stagnation of ... the Palestinian performance...,” writes Hasan Abu Nimah.
Bewildered by US Congress’s apathy on mass shootings, Why US Congress will not pass gun laws, Myanmar’s openness to a Rohingya return is the first
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
“Around the world, people are aghast at the latest atrocity in the US...,” writes Mark Kenny. “The Las Vegas mass shooting is ‘the worst in US history’.... If ... Sandy Hook ... didn’t shake the polity free from ... the National Rifle Association, then this ... won’t.... To the Western world, ‘the great republic’ is the apex of economic and strategic power. “In the wake of the Las Vegas massacre, there’s a lot of talk in Washington about not politicizing this horror...,” writes Lawrence Martin.
Paul Ryan's Best Jokes About President Trump From the Al Smith Dinner
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
"Look at all the new jobs the president has created — just among the White House staff."
A Texas City Will Only Give You Hurricane Aid If You Promise Not to Boycott Israel
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Dickinson residents can get relief if they promise not to boycott Israel