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A letter from Gen. Andrew Luck on the campaign in Denver

The latest dispatch from the Civil War general Dearest Martha, We've done it! Our campaign to the foothills of the Rockies was a success. We leave Colorado Territory one step closer to our ultimate goal of unconditional surrender. The men are elated. Show More Summary

David Petraeus is one step closer to facing felony charges for sharing classified information with h

David Petraeus is one step closer to facing felony charges for sharing classified information with his mistress while he was director of the C.I.A. The Justice Department and the F.B.I. have recommended that charges be sought; it's up to Attorney General Eric Holder whether to go forward with an indictment. Read more...

Jodi Arias loses bid to put sentencing retrial on hold

2 weeks agoNews / Crime : Crimesider

The denial Thursday by the Arizona Supreme Court means a transcript of Arias' closed-door testimony on Oct. 30 is one step closer to being released

Nebraska Supreme Court approves Keystone pipeline

The Keystone pipeline is one step closer to reality after a Nebraska court approved the route of the controversial project. The decision comes after six years of legal and political battling and could mean President Obama will be forced to make a decision

The Keystone XL Pipeline Is One Step Closer to Approval

This story originally appeared in the Huffington Post and is republished here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. In a victory for proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Nebraska Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the pipeline's...Show More Summary

NFL Playoff Schedule 2015: When and Where to Find Each Divisional Round Matchup

Four teams will get one step closer to Super Bowl XLIX this weekend. Wild Card Weekend didn't provide too many shocks. The matchups in the divisional round are a little more even, increasing the chance that one of the title favorites...Show More Summary

Functional tissue-engineered intestine grown from human cells

Tissue-engineered small intestine grown from human cells replicates key aspects of a functioning human intestine, researchers have demonstrated. The work brings surgeons one step closer to helping human patients using this regenerative medicine technique.

This Tabletop Gadget Steers Light with a Wall of Sound

2 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Our collective Holodeck-Danger Room fantasies are one step closer to reality thanks to a new acousto-optic device described in the latest issue of the journal Optics Express. It can manipulate laser beams in near real time using nothing but sound waves. Read more...

WhatsApp hits 700 million monthly active users

2 weeks agoTechnology : GigaOM

WhatsApp is one step closer to a billion regular users. The Facebook-owned chatting application released its latest metrics, and it has a whopping 700 monthly active users. That makes it far…

U.S. One Step Closer to Making Bionic Supersoldiers a Reality

The U.S. military is creating an army of Wolverines. DARPA’s ElectRX (pronounced “electrics”) project is currently developing tiny microchips to implant in the bodies of active-duty service members and veterans that would essentially...Show More Summary

We're One Step Closer To A Unified Wireless Charging Standard With Two-Group Merger

We’re one step closer to a unified standard of device charging. Two of the three major groups involved in device charging technologies—the Alliance for Wireless Power, or A4WP, and the Power Matters Alliance, or PMA—have agreed to merge...Show More Summary

Scarlett Johansson to Star in Live-Action Ghost in the Shell Remake

Dreamworks' long-gestating Ghost in the Shell adaptation appears to be one step closer to actually happening, with The Hollywood Reporter confirming that Scarlett Johansson has signed on to star in the film. The project's been in the works since 2008, but it only found a director — Snow White and... More »

Tomb of Unknown Queen Discovered in Egypt

2 weeks agoArts : Hyperallergic

Archaeologists are one step closer to piecing together an ancient family tree after discovering the 4,500-year-old tomb of an unknown Egyptian queen named Khentakawess, AFP reported.

Engaging Local Communities for a Smooth Tidal Power Entitlement Process

Last month, the efforts of Tidal Lagoon Power, Ltd., to build the world’s first tidal lagoon progressed through a new phase in the United Kingdom’s entitlement process, bringing the South Wales project one small step closer to fruition. Following the conclusion of a six month examination period, the panel is set to produce a recommendation […]

Conjoined twin boys survive first separation surgery

Three-week-old conjoined infants in Florida are one step closer to being separated.

7 Things Successful People Always Do Before Breakfast

Getting big things done before you leave for the office in the morning can put you one step closer to the success you desire.

Reddit ends 2014 with 71 billion pageviews

Social news site Reddit has shared some of its stats from 2014, showing it's one step closer to fulfilling its mission to become the "front page of the internet." According to a post on Reddit blog, the site had 71.25 billion pageviews, 54.9 million posts and 535 million comments in 2014. Show More Summary

New startup plans to produce a working Hyperloop within the decade

Ever since Elon Musk unveiled open-source plans for the Hyperloop transport system, people have been trying to make it work. The project just got one step closer to reality as the crowdsourcing platform JumpStartFund just launched a new company dedicated to

Development Watch: Plans Afoot for Housing to Rise on UCSF's Laurel Heights Land

New housing to replace UCSF's soon-to-be-former Laurel Heights campus has moved one step closer to becoming reality. The developers chosen for the site signed a 99-year lease with the university that will allow them to move forward with plans for...

UFC 182 Fight Card: Who's on the Hot Seat in Las Vegas This Saturday?

At UFC 182, Jon Jones will look to take one step closer to becoming the greatest fighter in MMA history against rival Daniel Cormier. With seven straight title defenses, Jones is entering rare territory. A victory over Cormier on Saturday...Show More Summary

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