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Mayors Have Message For Trump: If You Won’t Lead Climate Fight, We Will

4 minutes agoNews : Huffington Post

Mayors of more than 1,400 cities passed resolutions supporting a transition to 100 percent renewable energy.

Stephen King on Fear

How many things are we afraid of? We're afraid to turn off the lights when our hands are wet. We're afraid to stick a knife into the toaster to get the stuck English muffin without unplugging it first. We're afraid of what the doctor may tell us when the physical exam is over; when the airplane suddenly takes a great unearthly lurch in midair. Show More Summary

Scared Straight

Ross Wilson, a man in his mid-forties with six children who didn't live with him, resided in a rental house in a crime-ridden neighborhood in Fairfield, a suburb of Hamilton on New Zealand's Northern Island. Mr. Wilson, who worked at a sales job in Hamilton, had, within the past year, moved to Fairfield from Porirua, Wellington, New Zealand. Show More Summary

According to Criminologist Dr. Lonnie Athens, Violent Behavior is Not a Psychological Trait

[Criminologist Dr. Lonnie] Athens emphasizes and reemphasizes that violentization is a social process, requiring interaction with others, and that as such it changes over time. Psychological processes are obviously involved in the conversion...Show More Summary

What even exiled North Koreans miss about home

Tiny restaurant in Seoul caters to thousands of refugees who, in spite of brutal dictatorship, miss "the taste of where they came from"

Alec Baldwin and wife discuss renewing their vows

25 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

At the premiere for his latest movie 'Blind,' Alec Baldwin and wife Hilaria talk about why they have chosen to renew their wedding vows, with Baldwin joking that it is because he needs "reassurance." (June 27)        

China and India Border Dispute Raises Fears of New Asian War

29 minutes agoNews : Newsweek: US

The site saw a fierce clash between Chinese and Indian troops in 1967.

US Warns Syria Will Pay 'Heavy Price' for Chemical Attack

President Bashar Assad's regime will pay a "heavy price" if it carries out another chemical weapons attack in Syria, the White House said in an unusual warning Monday night. The White House statement said the US has "identified potential preparations for another chemical weapons attack" that would "likely result in...

U.S. eyes arms for YPG fighters in Syria even after Raqqa's fall

35 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

MUNICH (Reuters) - U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday left open the possibility of longer-term assistance to Kurdish YPG militia in Syria, saying the U.S. may need to supply them weapons and equipment even after the capture of Raqqa from Islamic State.

Wisconsin wants 'Making a Murderer' inmate to stay in jail

35 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

Wisconsin attorneys asked a federal appeals court Monday to keep an inmate featured in the Netflix series "Making a Murderer" behind bars.

U.N. rights boss criticizes May, Trump and Duterte

36 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

GENEVA (Reuters) - The top United Nations human rights official has criticized Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May for her election campaign remarks suggesting that laws could be overturned if they stymied the fight against terrori...

Travel ban ruling is not the 'clear victory' Trump claims

36 minutes agoNews : NY Daily News

President Trump was quick to declare Monday’s travel ban decision by the Supreme Court a “clear victory” for him. It is not.

Car bomb kills Ukrainian serviceman in Kiev

36 minutes agoNews : Reuters: World News

KIEV (Reuters) - A Ukrainian serviceman was killed and another person was wounded in a car bomb explosion in the center of Kiev on Tuesday, the interior ministry said, describing the incident as a "terrorist act."

Google Said to Face $1.2 Billion Antitrust Fine, but Battle With Europe Looms

36 minutes agoNews : NYTimes: News

The hefty penalty is likely to be quickly overshadowed by a more complex problem: How should Google comply with the decision to rein in its power?

UK's new aircraft carrier sets sail for first time

37 minutes agoNews : The Cutline

Britain's new and only aircraft carrier -- the largest and most powerful ship ever built for the Royal Navy -- set off for its first sea trial in Scotland on Monday. HMS Queen Elizabeth, a 280-metre (919-foot), 65,000-tonne vessel, left the dock at the port of Rosyth on the Firth of Forth estuary near Edinburgh.

U.S. pets are getting fatter, according to new report

39 minutes agoNews : USAToday: News

Banfield Pet Hospital's 2017 State of Pet Health report found that one in three pets who visited Banfield pet facilities in 2016 was overweight or obese.        

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