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|Kim Vows To Tame 'Mentally Deranged' Trump As North Korea Threatens H-Bomb Test
North Korean leader Kim Jong Un made a rare, explosive address Thursday, two days after U.S. President Donald Trump threatened to “totally destroy” the isolated nation if provoked.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 6:47 PM
|Bipartisan health care fix dies in Senate
The Senate’s rejection of bipartisan health bill is a dispiriting moment for world’s greatest deliberative body.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 20, 2017 7:59 PM
|Black Cornell Student Allegedly 'Bloodied Up' In Racially Charged Attack
Less than two weeks after someone chanted “build a wall, build a wall” near the Latino Living Center on Cornell University’s campus, a white student was arrested after allegedly assaulting a black student in front of his home and yelling racial slurs at him.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 10:20 AM
|Cassini captured mysterious 'glitch' on Saturn's rings before death dive
Cassini sent home one last batch of photos from Saturn before plunging to its death Friday and among them was an attempt to record a mysterious object embedded in the planet's rings, otherwise known as "Peggy."
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 3:12 PM
|Virginian Charters Jet To Rescue 300 Pets Stranded On Virgin Islands After Irma
When Hurricane Maria took aim at the U.S. Virgin Islands last week, Sali Gear knew she had to move fast. Gear, the co-founder of Virginia Beach’s Island Dog Rescue, grew up in the islands. To make this happen, Gear initially aimed to fly 20 animals to the continental U.S. every day for one week, according to The Virginian-Pilot.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 12:25 AM
|Were Mexico's Recent Earthquakes Related?
Over the past two weeks, Mexico has experienced a lot of shaking. On Sept. 8, a magnitude-8.1 earthquake struck 54 miles (87 kilometers) southwest of Pijijiapan, which sits just above the Mexico-Guatemala border. Eleven days later, a magnitude-7.1 quake struck 3 miles (5 km) east of Raboso, near Mexico City.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 11:47 AM
|Insight: Distrustful U.S. allies force spy agency to back down in encryption row
By Joseph Menn SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - An international group of cryptography experts has forced the U.S. National Security Agency to back down over two data encryption techniques it wanted set as global industry standards, reflecting deep mistrust among close U.S. allies. In interviews and emails seen by Reuters, academic and industry experts from countries including Germany, Japan and Israel worried that the U.S. electronic spy agency was pushing the new techniques not because they were good encryption tools, but because it knew how to break them. The NSA has now agreed to drop all but the most powerful versions of the techniques - those least likely to be vulnerable to hacks - to address the concerns.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 1:31 AM
|Arizona Teacher Makes Students Recite Gender-Neutral Version Of Declaration Of Independence
"What she is doing is indoctrination. It is against board and school policy so, therefore, she was in the wrong."
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 4:39 PM
|10 Things to Know for Today
Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:
POSTED SEPTEMBER 21, 2017 9:05 AM
|Poll: GOP tax reform not priority for Americans
President Trump continues to push tax reform as the GOP's top policy this fall, but it may not be in line with what most Americans want.
POSTED SEPTEMBER 22, 2017 4:00 AM