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Bring on the night, say National Park visitors in new study

Nearly 90 percent of visitors to a major national park highly valued the night sky and wanted the National Park Service to take steps to reduce light pollution. The study also established a threshold below which visitors found light pollution of the night skies unacceptable, a standard park staff can manage toward using a variety of strategies in and out of the park.

‘Beasts of No Nation’ Trailer: Idris Elba Molds a Child Soldier

12 hours agoEntertainment / Film : SlashFilm

Netflix’s first foray into prestige drama seems to be off to a good start. Beasts of No Nation premiered at the Venice Film Festival earlier this week, immediately attracting high praise for leads Idris Elba and Abraham Attah and director Cary Fukunaga. Show More Summary

Isotope Reactor Basically Looks Like a Sci-Fi Weapon in These Photos

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

The so called High Flux Isotope Reactor (HFIR) at Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) in Tennessee was refueled a few weeks ago, and the lab posted great images of the process. And what images! Read more...

Brad Paisley makes everybody a part of his 'Country Nation' on TODAY plaza

It's a perfect Friday on the TODAY plaza, as country superstar Brad Paisley kicks off Labor Day weekend in high style.

Trumps Reaches New High: Presidential Candidate Polling At Thirty Percent

A new Monmouth poll puts Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump at 30 percent nationally. Trump is up four points from early August. Jeb Bush who had been in second place with Trump, has dropped four points to 8 percent, giving up his position in second place to Ben Carson. Show More Summary

Numbers of freshmen from outside California increase at three UC campuses

The ranks of UC freshmen from other states and nations will rise substantially this fall at the Irvine, Davis and San Diego campuses, even as the controversially high numbers of non-Californians will remain about the same as last year at UCLA and UC Berkeley, new enrollment numbers show.

Albums of Our Lives: The National’s High Violet

I wanted to feel sheltered under the cathedral of his voice, to feel, always, the way his songs made me feel.

Nuclear Weapons Complex That Couldn't Keep Out 82-Year-Old Nun Is Still Unsafe

A good security system would seem essential for the federal repository holding virtually all of the nation’s highly enriched uranium, a key ingredient of nuclear weapons, just outside Knoxville,Tenn. But the high-tech system installed...Show More Summary

Just Back: Amsterdam

National Geographic Traveler features editor Amy Alipio recently returned from a long weekend with her young daughter in Amsterdam. Here are some of the high points of her trip, in her own words.

Carson Is Only GOP Candidate Who Beats Trump in Head-to-Head Matchup

yesterdayNews : Mediaite

Donald Trump may have reached a new national high point of 30% in the Monmouth University poll released Thursday. But the big news to come out of the new survey is all about Ben Carson.

Denali and the Names of the Past

President Obama’s decision that the federal government will now call what was formerly Mount McKinley, the continent’s highest peak, by its older, First Nations name of Denali, which means “The High One,” caused some hysteria this week, though mostly among the predictably hysterical. Show More Summary

Protesters On Hunger Strike For 17 Days Ask Education Department To Help

2 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Two Chicago protesters who have been fasting for 17 days over the future of a local high school traveled to Washington D.C. this week to take their fight to the national stage. The protesters, joined by civil rights leaders and the presidents...Show More Summary

First, goalkeeper Tim Howard must begin second with U.S. soccer team

For some six years, the pecking order for U.S. men’s national team goalkeepers remained the same: Tim Howard was the starter, Brad Guzan was a highly qualified second choice and a rotating collection of players filled out the depth chart. Howard’s sterling performance at the 2014 World Cup in Brazil reinforced that arrangement. As long […]

Tottenham’s Nabil Bentleb posts angry Instagram message dismissing injury claims

Nabil Bentaleb was one of the high profile players to withdraw from Algeria’s international squad for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Lesotho on Sunday. Bentaleb has had a mixed start to the new Premier League season. A...Show More Summary

Clinton Emails Originated And Distributed Highly Classified Information: Report

3 days agoNews : Huffington Post

Scores of e-mails sent by Clinton contained highly confidential national security information from the beginning, even if they weren’t marked by a classification authority until later. -- This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

All-American Wrestler and Subject of ESPN Film Speaks about Battle with Chronic Muscle Disease

Wrestling coach Mike Powell drew national attention as the force behind the Oak Park and River High School wrestling program that took students from the street to the mat and won multiple championships. Coach Powell, himself a wrestling champion and graduate of the Chicago-area school, went on to become an All-American at Indiana. Show More Summary

Virginia Tech Football: Depth-Chart Analysis, Complete 2015 Preview Predictions

Expectations are high for the Virginia Tech Hokies in 2015. Tech, coming off three consecutive lackluster years, opens the season on Labor Day night in Blacksburg against defending national champion Ohio State. If the Hokies can upset...Show More Summary

With help, small island states ditch diesel for cheaper, cleaner energy

BARCELONA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - After oil prices hit a record high in July 2008, the tiny Pacific nation of the Marshall Islands was forced to declare an economic emergency since around 90 percent of its energy needs were met by imported petroleum products.

Chicago Activists Starving Themselves to Save Neighborhood School

The #FightForDyett has drawn national attention to the plight of a single neighborhood high school. In 2012, Chicago mayor Rahm Emanuel announced one of the largest waves of school closures in American history, with the majority of schools...Show More Summary

Oo'-tin (Bower Cave) in the Sierra Nevada: Caverns, Lost Pictures, Dances, and the Origin Place of Humans (maybe)

The middle parts of the Sierra Nevada are kind of the great unknown of the Sierra Nevada (at least to me, but I suspect many others, too). It's not that the region between the mostly alpine national parks and the highly touristy Mother Lode is a wilderness. Show More Summary

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