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For 1st Time In 4 Years, US Life Expectancy Rises — A Little

For 1st Time In 4 Years, US Life Expectancy Rises — A Little

  NEW YORK (AP) — Life expectancy in the United States is up for the first time in four years. The increase is small —… Read More ›

Ginni Rometty is out as CEO of IBM, and its cloud boss is replacing her

Ginni Rometty is out as CEO of IBM, and its cloud boss is replacing her

  Ginni Rometty is leaving the role of IBM CEO, the company said. She’ll be replaced by Arvind Krishna, IBM’s senior vice president of cloud,… Read More ›

Trump Defense: Ukraine ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Not Impeachable

Trump Defense: Ukraine ‘Quid Pro Quo’ Not Impeachable

  WASHINGTON (AP) — In a striking shift from President Donald Trump’s claim of “perfect” dealings with Ukraine, his defense asserted Wednesday at his Senate… Read More ›

Bats, the source of so many viruses, could be the origin of Wuhan coronavirus, say experts

Bats, the source of so many viruses, could be the origin of Wuhan coronavirus, say experts

Scientists have said that a type of snake may be the original source of the Wuhan coronavirus. However, other infectious disease experts say the ultimate… Read More ›

Apple Holiday Season Tops Projections As iPhone Bounces Back

Apple Holiday Season Tops Projections As iPhone Bounces Back

  SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Apple is still reaping huge profits from the iPhone while mining more moneymaking opportunities from the growing popularity of its… Read More ›

British Airways cancels all flights to mainland China as Wuhan coronavirus spreads

British Airways cancels all flights to mainland China as Wuhan coronavirus spreads

  British Airways, the United Kingdom’s flagship airline, has canceled all direct flights to and from mainland China as the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread.… Read More ›

Chinese officials crack down on wildlife markets as coronavirus outbreak nears 3,000 cases

Chinese officials crack down on wildlife markets as coronavirus outbreak nears 3,000 cases

In western markets, shoppers can buy beef, chicken, pork, and, if they’re lucky, perhaps some duck or bison. But the options in China can be… Read More ›

Rockets make “direct hit” on US embassy, Baghdad, reportedly injuring one

Rockets make “direct hit” on US embassy, Baghdad, reportedly injuring one

At least one rocket hit a dining facility or cafeteria at the site. Sirens sounded in the compound directing people to seek shelter.   Three… Read More ›

Israelis join world, NBA in mourning death of Kobe Bryant

Israelis join world, NBA in mourning death of Kobe Bryant

PM Netanyahu calls ex-Laker ‘one of the greatest basketball players in history,’ fans stand and applaud in tribute as news of his death announced during… Read More ›

Kobe Bryant, 41, dies in helicopter crash in Calabasas, California

Kobe Bryant, 41, dies in helicopter crash in Calabasas, California

  Basketball icon Kobe Bryant died in a helicopter crash on Sunday in Calabasas, California. He was 41. Several news outlets reported that Bryant was… Read More ›

Iran has passed low uranium enrichment threshold for a nuke – Iran official

Iran has passed low uranium enrichment threshold for a nuke – Iran official

Actual nuke still requires decision to weaponize, deliver   Iran’s Deputy Atomic Energy Organization Director Ali Asghar Zarean posted a surprising report on Saturday stating… Read More ›

Analysis: Zelensky sails through crises from Trump scandal to downed jet

Analysis: Zelensky sails through crises from Trump scandal to downed jet

Ukrainian president has escaped international spotlight unscathed, maintained his popularity, but has yet to enact major reforms, analysts say   AFP — In his first… Read More ›

Virus Death Toll in China Rises as Xi Calls Situation Grave

Virus Death Toll in China Rises as Xi Calls Situation Grave

  BEIJING (AP) — The new virus accelerated its spread in China with 56 deaths so far in what the country’s leader called a grave… Read More ›

Opinion: The World Health Organization should sound the alarm on Wuhan coronavirus

Opinion: The World Health Organization should sound the alarm on Wuhan coronavirus

  As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to spread around the world, the World Health Organization’s decision to hold off on declaring the outbreak “a public… Read More ›

First Space-baked Cookies Took 2 Hours In Experimental Oven

First Space-baked Cookies Took 2 Hours In Experimental Oven

  CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The results are finally in for the first chocolate chip cookie bake-off in space. While looking more or less… Read More ›

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz praised Democrats’ impeachment presentation and skewered Trump’s defense as looking like ‘an 8th-grade book report’

GOP Rep. Matt Gaetz praised Democrats’ impeachment presentation and skewered Trump’s defense as looking like ‘an 8th-grade book report’

  Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz, one of President Donald Trump’s most vocal congressional allies, praised House Democrats for the way they presented the case against… Read More ›

Trump Sets Presidential Record For Most Tweets In A Day

Trump Sets Presidential Record For Most Tweets In A Day

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump set a presidential record for activity on his favorite social media platform Wednesday, tweeting and retweeting at length… Read More ›

Snakes could be the source of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

Snakes could be the source of the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak

  Snakes — the Chinese krait and the Chinese cobra — may be the original source of the newly discovered coronavirus that has triggered an… Read More ›

Florida Creates Task Force on Sea-Level Rise

Florida Creates Task Force on Sea-Level Rise

  TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — After years of mostly ignoring climate change, Florida lawmakers waded deeper into the matter on Tuesday , advancing a proposal… Read More ›

McConnell Proposes Swift Impeachment Trial With Long Days

McConnell Proposes Swift Impeachment Trial With Long Days

  WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Monday proposed a condensed, two-day calendar for each side to give opening statements in President… Read More ›