A population of Great white sharks, one of the most feared but poorly understood predators in the ocean, are being tracked off the California coast by marine biologists, using high-tech robots that enable them to reveal the animals’ positions and activities in real time. Show More Summary
America is the world’s great island nation: we constantly register our puzzlement that the world does not share our laws and values by insisting that they mostly do, or will soon, or only don’t because of some peculiar oddity, intrinsic to their being, well, foreign. Show More Summary
The span to be built across a narrow strait that separates Russia from the newly annexed peninsula, is pegged at $3 billion and scheduled for completion by the end of 2018.
Since the March 2014 Russian annexation of Crimea and the initial forays of Russian military forces into Eastern Ukraine, Western policymakers, academics and media figures have frequently depicted Russia as an aggressive power and Putin as a belligerent statesman who seeks to destabilize the international system to maximize Russian power. Show More Summary
Shawn Michael Robinson, 27, was impersonating a police officer when he unknowingly and stupidly pulled over and off duty officer in Virginia. Robinson is now behind bars, reports WLTX TV 19. No bail was set for Robinson after he allegedly pulled over a car that was being operated by an off-duty police officer. Show More Summary
Texas Muslims were heckled by a small group of protesters during a rally at the capitol Thursday. The protesters, who said the state of Texas belonged to followers of Christ, held signs and banners while shouting that Muslims should go back to the Middle East. Show More Summary
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Texas Governor Greg Abbott today announced Chris Kyle Day in the state to honor the slain soldier remembered in the new film American Sniper.
Eugene de Kock, a former South African police colonel responsible for the torture and deaths of dozens during South Africa's apartheid government, will become a free man after South Africa’s government granted him parole Friday, according...Show More Summary
After a three-week flirtation with a new campaign for the White House, Mitt Romney announced Friday that he will not seek the presidency in 2016. “After putting considerable thought into making another run for president, I’ve decided it is best to give other leaders in the party the opportunity to become our next nominee,” Romney […]
Coinciding with the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz Birkenau and seven decades after the end of the Second World War, I was humbled to take part in this year's United Nations Holocaust Memorial Ceremony at the UnitedShow More Summary
Prosecutors’ aggressive view of the law has already irked appeals judges, and the Supreme Court may be next. A case on the definition of an illegal tip could give Justice Scalia his long-sought chance to rein in Wall Street watchdogs. Their loss would be a win for clearer rules.
A new Boston Globe profile on former Florida Gov. and likely 2016 presidential candidate Jeb Bush reveals a "troubled" and "tumultuous" four years at a Massachusetts prep school that consisted of marijuana and alcohol consumption.
One need not ogle Robert Pattinson's shirtless physique to appreciate his beauty. Indeed, there's so much more to Rob - his chill attitude, bedhead hair, devilish grin, etc. - than what defines your typical sex symbol. Although we wouldn't...Show More Summary
On Jan. 22, 2015 the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists, in consultation with 17 Nobel Prize laureates adjusted the Doomsday Clock to three minutes to midnight. With this change, scientists and experts are sending a clear warning that the...Show More Summary
A New Mexico special prosecutor, brought in to handle a case where two police officers were accused of shooting at a stolen SUV as it was being driven away, has declined to indict the officers despite a grand jury calling the shooting unjustified, reports the Santa Fe New Mexican. Roswell District...