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Here's How Kate Middleton and Prince William's Royal Baby Just Changed the Succession to the British Throne
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The royal baby is the first person in the immediate Royal Family to be affected by changes to the line in succession
Nashville Waffle House Shooting Suspect Arrested
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
He was considered armed and dangerous
Police Used a Taser on an American Airlines Passenger Accused of Touching a Woman Without Her Permission
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Jacob Garcia became "combative" with law enforcement, according to the airline
A Judge Has Ordered Arrests Over Killing of a Canadian in the Peruvian Amazon
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
He was lynched after being blamed for the murder of an indigenous medicine woman
Kate Middleton Just Appeared After Giving Birth to Third Child. Her Red Dress Has a Sweet Hidden Meaning.
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Duchess of Cambridge just welcomed her third child
'Maximum' security as Philippines readies Boracay shutdown
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Police with assault rifles patrolled entry points to Boracay island on Tuesday just days before a six-month shutdown and clean-up of one of the Philippines' top tourist attractions. President Rodrigo Duterte had branded the renowned white-sand resort a "cesspool" fouled by dumped sewage and imposed the temporary ban on visitors that is due to take effect Thursday. In Boracay, police conducted exercises simulating clashes with protesters, terrorist attacks and a hostage incident even as they said there was no specific threat.
The Trailer for Crazy Rich Asians Has Arrived — and It's Insanely Opulent
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The movie is based on Kevin Kwan's bestselling novel of the same name
Your Complete Guide to the British Royal Family Tree and Line of Succession
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Kate Middleton's royal baby boy just changed things up
The New CDC Director Is Being Paid Nearly Twice as Much as His Predecessor
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The U.S. government is paying him $375,000 a year
A Woman Says Smallville Actress Allison Mack Tried to Recruit Her Into an Alleged Sex Cult
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Mack was arrested for her alleged involvement in controversial self-help group Nxivm, which one former member described as a "cult"
Oregon Officials Knew of Abuse Probe Into the Family That Plunged off a California Cliff
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Child Protective Services closed the case, “unable to determine” whether there was abuse
Does Rand Paul's Playbook Work?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
You start by making a stink.
Artificial Sweeteners Linked to Obesity and Diabetes in New Study on Mice
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Updated | Sugar may have overtaken fat as enemy number one when it comes to avoiding weight gain and chronic diseases, but a new study has suggested that artificial sweeteners could be linked to diabetes and obesity.
Michigan water activist, 6 others win environmental prize
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
FLINT, Mich. (AP) — A woman who played a key role in exposing the lead-tainted water disaster in Flint, Michigan, is among seven people from around the world to be awarded a Goldman Environmental Prize for grassroots environmental activism.
Kate Middleton Just Gave Birth to Royal Baby Number 3
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The third royal baby has officially arrived
Dark Matter: Have Scientists Finally Figured Out What Makes Up the Mysterious Material?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Invisible dark matter makes up some 84 percent of the matter in the universe—but nobody really knows what it is. Physicists have long suspected primordial black holes could be behind dark matter. Now, interest in the ancient behemoths has piqued following the detection of gravitational waves from black hole mergers, the researchers wrote in the study published in the Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society.
How Working With Rude People Can Destroy Your Sleep—And How to Stop It
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Researchers at Oakland University set about investigating if coping with rude behavior at work was associated with insomnia. In their small study, the team asked 699 employees of the U.S. Forest Service, which is in charge of the nation's 154 forests and 20 grasslands, to rate the levels of rude behavior they encountered in the workplace, and their negative thoughts about their job. The U.S. Forest Service did not respond to a Newsweek request for comment.
Waffle House Shooting Suspect Got His Confiscated Guns Back After Moving to Tennessee
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Travis Reinking's father gave him back the seized weapons when he moved out of state
New NASA boss gets 'hearty congratulations' from space
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
NASA's new boss is already getting cheers from space
'Shoot Me in the Head.' Video Footage Shows the Toronto Van Attack Suspect’s Arrest
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Footage was captured from the street as well as a building above
Flight Records Shed New Light on President Trump's Infamous 2013 Moscow Trip
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Trump claimed he never slept spent the night in Russia
Melania Trump Is Using Ingredients From Michelle Obama's White House Garden at Her First State Dinner
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
And the Clintons' china. But the bipartisanship stops there
Does alcohol cause PMS?
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Researchers reported a link Monday between PMS and drinking alcohol, but could not conclude whether premenstrual suffering causes women to hit the bottle, or the other way round. A trawl of data from 19 studies in eight countries found a "moderate association" between premenstrual syndrome (PMS) symptoms such as cramps, breast tenderness, fatigue, moodiness, and depression on the one hand, and a tipple on (in) the other. The link was "more pronounced" with heavy drinking -- equivalent to one average-sized drink per day or more -- the researchers said.
CDC’s PulseNet tracks sources of bad lettuce, eggs, other foodborne illnesses
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The CDC's PulseNet uses DNA fingerprinting to identify bacteria sources of foodborne illness outbreaks. With labs in every state and territory, it also traces bacteria in recreational water, pets, rodents, reptiles, and animal feed.
Van plows down multiple pedestrians in Toronto
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
Toronto Fire says “numerous” casualties have been reported after a van ran into people on Monday afternoon.Stephan Powell, district chief at Toronto Fire, is urging people to stay away from the area near the North York Civic Centre as first responders are working at the scene.Toronto Police Services Const. Jennifferjit Sidhu told Yahoo Canada police received a report of a collision at Yonge Street and Finch Avenue at 1:27 p.m. ET. Sidhu confirmed the van has since been located and the driver is in custody. Police are not looking for any other suspects at this time. (Yahoo News Canada)See more updates by Jonathan Rumley/Yahoo News Canada >>>_____See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Twitter and Tumblr.
Waffle House shooting in Nashville – Suspect in custody
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
The mentally unstable gunman suspected of opening fire at a Waffle House restaurant in the middle of the night was arrested not far from his apartment Monday after hiding from police for more than a day following the attack that killed four people, authorities said.
Voter redistricting: US Supreme Court to hear third key case of term
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
For as long as the 27th Congressional District in Texas has been embroiled in litigation over whether it was racially gerrymandered, Nick Gilby has been working on Democratic Party campaigns there. “He wins 60 percent of the vote or more every time, regardless of who the candidate is,” adds Mr. Gilby, referring to former Rep. Blake Farenthold, the Republican who held the seat from 2010 until he resigned earlier this month amid sexual harassment allegations and an ongoing ethics investigation. Gilby’s frustrations are shared by William Whitford, a Democratic voter in Wisconsin, and John Benisek, a Republican voter in Maryland.
J.K. Rowling Is Hilariously Live Tweeting Her Royal Baby Thoughts
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Rowling has faith that Prince Harry is going to be OK with the new line of succession
Kate Middleton Just 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
Manhunt Continues After 29
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The shooter is still at large
Emmanuel Macron Takes a Risky Bet with Visit to U.S. to Charm Donald Trump
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The French President believes he can change his U.S. counterpart's mind on key policies. There's a lot riding on it
Texas man sentenced to 50 years for $1.2M theft of fajitas
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas over nine years.
Admiring teen's courage, Dwayne Johnson declines prom invite
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
STILLWATER, Minn. (AP) — An eastern Minnesota teen who asked her celebrity crush Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson to prom got a huge surprise when he actually responded.
Britain's DACA? Children of invited laborers caught in 'Windrush' controversy
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
After World War II, Britain confronted a dual challenge: a shattered infrastructure that needed urgent work and a severe labor shortage. To solve the problem, the British government invited people from from the British Empire and Commonwealth to move to Britain to help rebuild the country. In 1948, the British Nationality Act gave British citizenship to all people living in the United Kingdom and its colonies, and meant they had full rights to enter and settle in the country.
For South Africa's students, college means promise – if they can get there
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Naledi Thimbela turned that number over in her head again and again. Before she could send in the college application that might get her out of this weathered little town. Before maybe, just maybe, she could become the first person in her family to get a college degree. When Naledi was born, Olga Thimbela had decided, resolutely, what her daughter’s life wasn’t going to be.
Why a wave of Asian summitry
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Less than a year ago, the world’s two most populous nations, India and China, almost went to war. In a tense showdown over disputed land in the Himalayas, their soldiers traded stones and punches. Now, on April 27 and 28, their leaders will meet and instead try to embrace what they have in common – ever the wiser in setting aside nationalist rage over territorial issues.
Bob Corker’s relationship with President Trump: It’s complicated
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Sen. Bob Corker is a bundle of conflicts and contradictions. Last fall, the chairman of the powerful Senate Foreign Relations Committee got into a Twitter war with President Trump. Indeed, there’s much to discuss: North Korea, Iran, Syria, Russia, the nomination of CIA chief Mike Pompeo for secretary of State.
Titleist AVX ball takes its softer feel from trial run to full status alongside Pro V1/Pro V1x
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Titleist AVX is new third ball in company's multilayer, urethane-cover, high-performance category boasts longer iron distance through lower spin
Amazon's Next Secret Project Could Be Robots That Follow You Around
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The retail and computing giant has embarked on an ambitious, top-secret plan
Kate Middleton Just Gave Birth to Royal Baby No. 3: Watch Live as Crowds Gather Outside the Lindo Wing
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The Duchess of Cambridge was admitted to the hospital in labor this morning
23andMe’s most popular DNA test kits got deep discounts in Amazon’s big sale
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
23andMe was already the most popular at-home DNA test it provider in the market, because its tests have been among the most accurate ones you can buy. Now, however, the company's two most popular DNA test kits are more accurate than ever. In fact, the 23andMe Health + Ancestry DNA Test Kit is now so accurate that it's actually now an FDA approved method to screen for breast cancer risk factors. It's on sale right now on Amazon for 30% off, as is the 23andMe Ancestry DNA Test Kit, which is currently just $69. Be sure to hurry before this big Amazon sale ends. 23andMe Ancestry DNA Test Kit Get a detailed breakdown of your ancestry from 150+ populations‡ worldwide, see if some of your DNA comes from Neanderthals Find and connect with new DNA relatives from around the world Provide a saliva sample using our at-home kit and send it back, results ready in about 6-8 weeks No additional lab fee required, and you always have the option to upgrade to add health reports for an extra cost Subject to 23andMe’s Terms of Service at 23andme.com/tos and Privacy Statement at 23andme.com/privacy 23andMe Health + Ancestry DNA Test Kit Receive 75+ online personalized genetic reports (browse images for a full list of reports) Before purchasing, review important information at 23andme.com/test-info Subject to 23andMe's Terms of Service at 23andme.com/tos and Privacy Statement at 23andme.com/privacy Understand what your DNA says about your health, traits and ancestry Provide a saliva sample using our at-home kit and send it back. No additional lab fee required. Results ready in about 6-8 weeks
Blockchain R&D Project Shivom Garners Support from Government Officials in Several Countries
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
Shivom, an international blockchain-powered startup that aims to create the world’s biggest data hub on genomic information using decentralized technologies to secure the data and put it to a good use via various apps, has announced in its blog post that it has garnered support from government officials from three different countries. Shivom will use blockchain tech in order to fully secure genomic data and ensure utter privacy. In particular, it uses blockchain to store encrypted data to make it available only to the designated users while cutting costs of transactions, which is one of the cornerstone features of decentralized ledgers.
AI will be used by humanitarian organisations – this could deepen neocolonial tendencies
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
AI seems able to answer questions at the heart of humanitarianism – questions such as who we should save, and how to be effective at scale.
The Planet X Apocalypse Conspiracy Theory Is Back
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The world isn't going to end today.
Rural districts are the new frontier for women running for office
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, politics
Esther Roberts stands in her friend’s field in Somers, Wis., which sits directly across the road from the massive Foxconn development site in Pleasant Prarie, WIs. At the moment when Esther Roberts decided to run for elected office, she was standing far from her home in Somers, Wisc., amid a sea of pink hats at the March for Women in Washington, D.C., in January 2017. Roberts is typical of the thousands of women who have entered the political arena in the past 18 months in the wake of Donald Trump’s election.
Elderly man calls police for ride to visit wife in hospital
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, odd news
MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — An elderly Pennsylvania man had no way of visiting his ill wife in the hospital, so he called police to help.
How Egypt’s stubborn poverty threatens strongman Sisi’s grip
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, world
Despite his landslide reelection last month and renewed talk of constitutional amendments to make him president for life, Egyptian strongman Abdel Fattah al-Sisi’s grip on power is far from absolute as he enters his second term. Analysts warn that the retired general is presiding over a much more uncertain Egypt than when he first rose to power in a 2013 coup. Today, the Arab world’s most populous country is facing several economic, security, and diplomatic challenges that will test Sisi’s leadership and even his support within the military.
Here's how to catch the most spectacular views of the Lyrid meteor shower when it peaks tonight
JAY GORY, MANAGING EDITOR, science
The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks after midnight tonight, which means you could see up to 20 meteors in the sky per hour. Here's how to watch the oldest known meteor shower for the best views of shooting stars.