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Hill loses no-hit try on HR in 10th, Pirates top Dodgers 1-0 (Aug 23, 2017)

FOXSports.com - 39 minutes ago
PITTSBURGH (AP) Rich...

Is McGregor Safe Fighting Mayweather? Ringside Physicians Say No

New York Times - 1 hour ago
The mixed martial arts...

Kyrie Irving trade throws wrench into 'NBA 2K18' cover plans

Yahoo Sports - 7 hours ago
What some may see as a cover...

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World

Dollar steadies ahead of Jackson Hole meetings

Reuters - 2 hours ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar...

Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destruction

Reuters - 3 hours ago
MACAU/HONG KONG (Reuters) -...

State Dept. science envoy resigns with letter that spells out 'Impeach'

The Hill - 18 hours ago
The science envoy for the...

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Conflict between Trump and Congress escalates as difficult agenda looms

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
The conflict between President Trump and Congress escalated a day after he threatened to shut down the federal government over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall as well as targeted opponents in...

The second largest jackpot in Powerball history has a winner

Washington Post - 2 hours ago
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. Powerball announced that a single ticket sold at a convenience store in Watertown, Mass., was the winner of Wednesday night's $758.7 million jackpot,...

Christopher Cantwell, White Nationalist, Surrenders to the Police

New York Times - 5 hours ago
A white nationalist whose behavior at the violent gatherings this month in Charlottesville, Va., brought him notoriety after he was featured in a widely viewed documentary, has turned himself into...

Military Transgender Ban to Begin Within 6 Months, Memo Says

New York Times - 6 hours ago
A protest last month outside the White House. Credit Paul J. Richards/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. WASHINGTON — President Trump is preparing to give the Defense Department formal...

Trump and McConnell try to tamp down talk of growing rift

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
Amid reports of a widening rift between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, both Republican leaders issued statements Wednesday talking up their “unity” on key GOP agenda...

The Alex Jones of Sports Just Blew Up ESPN

Daily Beast - 6 hours ago
If you thought the right's moral panic over ESPN's Robert Lee controversy was a new phenomenon, you haven't been watching Clay Travis' Periscopes—or buying his merchandise. Robert...

Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destruction

Reuters - 3 hours ago
MACAU/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chaos and confusion gripped Macau on Thursday after one of the strongest typhoons on record hit the territory, killing at least nine people, and leaving more than half the...

Tropical storm Harvey heads for Texas, may become hurricane

Reuters - 3 hours ago
(Reuters) - The Texas Gulf Coast was getting ready for the tropical storm Harvey to make landfall by Friday, bringing with it strong winds, heavy flooding and torrential rains. Hurricane, tropical...

Trump boasts of defense increases despite Congressional roadblocks

The Hill - 14 hours ago
President Trump on Wednesday touted a "dramatic increase" in defense spending this year, despite the fact Congress has yet to pass any such spending bill and faces a possible government...

State Dept. science envoy resigns with letter that spells out 'Impeach'

The Hill - 18 hours ago
The science envoy for the State Department has resigned following President Trump's response to the violent clashes at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Daniel Kammen announced...

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Dollar steadies ahead of Jackson Hole meetings

Reuters - 2 hours ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Thursday after another politically-driven slide against the euro and yen, helped by nerves over what message Federal Reserve policymakers will send during...

Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destruction

Reuters - 3 hours ago
MACAU/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chaos and confusion gripped Macau on Thursday after one of the strongest typhoons on record hit the territory, killing at least nine people, and leaving more than half the...

State Dept. science envoy resigns with letter that spells out 'Impeach'

The Hill - 18 hours ago
The science envoy for the State Department has resigned following President Trump's response to the violent clashes at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Daniel Kammen announced...

India's Supreme Court says privacy is an intrinsic right in blow to government

Washington Post - 30 minutes ago
NEW DELHI — In a blow to the Indian government's efforts to roll out the world's biggest biometric database on its billion citizens, India's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that privacy...

Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a 'creep,' says her 'skin crawled' during debate

Washington Post - 20 hours ago
Hillary Clinton said her “skin crawled” as Donald Trump loomed behind her at a presidential debate in St. Louis, and added that she wished she could have pressed pause and asked America, “Well,...

Trump aide's email to campaign officials about meeting with Putin raises questions: report

New York Daily News - 10 hours ago
White House Chief Deputy of Staff Rick Dearborn, left, reportedly sent the email about the Putin meeting. (The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images). BY Elizabeth Elizalde. NEW YORK DAILY...

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

New York Daily News - 2 hours ago
Mirgayas Shirinsky, Russia's ambassador to Sudan, was found dead in the pool of his Khartoum residence on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. From a Twitter photo by Ambassador of Turkey to Khartoum...

Qatar restores ties with Iran, ignoring demands of Arab neighbors

CNN - 3 hours ago
(CNN) Qatar will restore full diplomatic relations with Iran, it announced Thursday, in a move that will infuriate the country's Arab neighbors and could deepen the region's worst diplomatic...

Egypt's Sisi meets Kushner after US holds back aid

Reuters - 18 hours ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met U.S. presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid. Two U.S....

The Story Behind This 'Blacks For Trump' Guy Is Even Stranger Than It Sounds

Forward - 15 hours ago
“Michael the Black Man” is back. Spotted earlier during the campaign, hoisting “Blacks for Trump” signs at rallies, Michael Symonette — a Miami activist who believes blacks and whites are...

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Uber, Mired in Corporate Scandals, Sees Uptick in Bookings

New York Times - 12 hours ago
In the second quarter, gross bookings for Uber, based in San Francisco, rose to $8.7 billion, up 17 percent from the previous quarter. Credit Eric Risberg/Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has...

Trump's explanation of 'clean coal' was wrong — but not as wrong as it sounded

Washington Post - 18 hours ago
President Trump doesn't have a great track record of explaining complicated issues correctly. For example, he's repeatedly claimed that Hillary Clinton “bleached” or “acid-washed” her...

Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science

Reuters - 18 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Harvard University researchers said in a study published on Wednesday they had collected data proving that Exxon Mobil Corp made "explicit factual...

Ad Age Wake-Up Call: Google and Walmart Partner Up, While WPP Cuts Its Forecast

AdAge.com - 1 day ago
Good morning. Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing and digital-related news. What people are talking about today: Google and Walmart are teaming up on an...

FTC clears Amazon.com purchase of Whole Foods

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday gave the green light to Amazon.com's purchase of Whole Foods Market in a deal valued at $13.7 billion. The regulator announced that it will not undertake...

WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds four new US cities

USA TODAY - 22 hours ago
Can St. Louis support a non-stop route to Iceland? How about Cleveland, Cincinnati and Detroit? Icelandic budget carrier WOW Air thinks so, and – with fares that begin at less than $100 one-way –...

Death of the Dyna…Wait, what?!

Cycleworld - 1 day ago
The “rubber soul” of the Harley-Davidson Dyna line and its elastomer engine mounts are gone in Harley-Davidson's 2018 new Softail-only cruiser line. By Mark Hoyer Yesterday at 6:30pm....

European aviation agency orders Airbus A350 safety fix

Washington Post - 1 hour ago
BERLIN — The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an air worthiness directive about Airbus's A350-941 aircraft, warning that a problem could lead to an engine explosion under certain...

Asian markets mixed as Jackson Hole in focus

WHIO - 3 hours ago
A currency trader looks at computer monitors near screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Asian stock markets...

States Expand Student Lender Probes to Forgiveness Program

Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
Massachusetts sues FedLoan Servicing for allegedly making low-paid public servants shell out more money than they should. By. Shahien Nasiripour. More stories by Shahien Nasiripour. August 24, 2017,...

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Is Taylor Swift Deliberately Shading Kanye West With Album Cover? Look Closely For The Proof

Hollywood Life - 11 hours ago
Taylor Swift's new album 'Reputation' is definitely a reset for the pop star, so is she using the cover art to shade Kanye West? Check out the evidence that is stacking up! Taylor Swift...

Warner Bros. Is Developing A Joker And Harley Quinn Movie With Jared Leto And Margot Robbie

Vulture - 8 hours ago
Just one day after it was announced that the director of The Hangover, Todd Phillips, will be helming a Joker origin story movie under the producing guidance of Martin Scorsese, Warner Bros. has gone...

Katy Perry is a Ball Hog in New 'Swish Swish' Instagram Snap

Billboard - 1 hour ago
No, Katy Perry hasn't passed her basketball–themed "Swish Swish" video. She's hogging that ball and holding on until the clock expires. The pop superstar kept her Katy Kats...

Mel B Explains Her America's Got Talent Drink Throw: "What You See Is What You Get"

E! Online - 19 hours ago
As Howie Mandel and Tyra Banks said last night, America's Got Talent "is live TV"—anything can happen, like Mel B throwing her drink at Simon Cowell after he made a barb about Demian...

The Latest: Stopped van thought unrelated to Spain attacks

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Latest on the cancellation of a concert by American rock band Allah-Las in the Netherlands (all times local):. 12:35 a.m.. A Spanish counterterrorism official says a...

Lucasfilm Launching 'Star Wars' Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt

Hollywood Reporter - 3 hours ago
Force Friday II is getting an extra boost with 'Find the Force,' which challenges you to capture your favorite characters using your smartphone. Star Wars fans are already adept at hunting...

No, I don't watch 'Game of Thrones'

Philly.com - 1 hour ago
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in the sixth season of the HBO hit “Game of Thrones,” which our writer does not watch. by Samantha Melamed, Staff Writer @samanthamelamed | smelamed@philly.com...

Big Brother 19 Live Feeds Week 8: Tuesday Night Highlights

Big Brother Network - 23 hours ago
Mark continued to work on rally votes to stick around the Big Brother 19 house at least another week. He's got a few people considering and a few others are definitely tiring of Matthew, so if a...

Louise Linton pulls Valentino heel out of her regretful mouth

Los Angeles Times - 11 hours ago
Louise Linton would perhaps like to be known for the films she's appeared in and the philanthropic endeavors she's undertaken, but that's not why she was thrust into the spotlight this...

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Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Sleek New Spacesuit on Instagram

Space.com - 15 hours ago
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed the first public photo of the ultra-sleek spacesuits that astronauts will wear when the company sends humans into space. In a post on Instagram today (Aug. 23), Musk...

Missed the solar eclipse? You won't have to wait too long for the next one.

Washington Post - 20 hours ago
The 2017 solar eclipse is now history. If you missed the big event or, like me, regret not traveling to the path of totality to watch the sun go completely dark, not to worry — you'll have...

Telescope captures most detailed image of any star beyond the sun

CBC.ca - 1 hour ago
Astronomers have imaged the surface and atmosphere of a star that lies 550 light-years from Earth. It is the most detailed image of a star other than our own sun. Antares is a red supergiant —...

Eclipse brings glowing halo, shivering shadows, oohs and ahs

Miami Herald - 3 days ago
With its radiant corona, shadows that appeared to shimmer across the ground and 360 degrees of twilight, Monday's total solar eclipse awed millions of onlookers across the northwestern United...

What should you do with those eclipse glasses?

WTSP 10 News - 12 hours ago
You survived the 2017 total solar eclipse without going blind thanks to your eclipse glasses. Good job. But now what do you do with those weird paper specs? It's likely millions of the glasses...

Missed the eclipse today? America's next one is in 2024

WSYR - 3 days ago
(CNN) - So you missed it. Maybe you're stuck in the office, traveling, at an ill-timed appointment, the victim of bad weather, unable to procure eclipse glasses, driving or simply in the wrong...

Solar Eclipse 2017 Houston: Photos & Recap

Heavy.com - 3 days ago
A partial solar eclipse rolled through Houston, Texas, on Monday, August 21. Although the state of Texas was fairly far from the path of totality, millions of people were able to see the event as the...

Enormous Near-Earth Asteroid 'Florence' Will Safely Fly by Earth Sept. 1

Space.com - 15 hours ago
An asteroid named Florence that will safely sweep past Earth on Sept. 1 is the largest object to give our planet a close shave since NASA began tracking these types of near-Earth asteroids, an agency...

Scientists re-create the 'diamond rain' effect from Neptune and Uranus

Yahoo News - 14 hours ago
The kind of glittering “diamond rain” hypothesized as taking place on Neptune and Uranus has been replicated in a lab here on Earth. On the two icy giant planets, the phenomenon is thought to be...

Gravitational Waves Reveal the Unexpectedly Weird Behavior of Distant Black Holes

Gizmodo - 17 hours ago
Last year's gravitational wave discovery may have felt like the end of an era—a momentous occasion in which a precise experiment finally ended a hundred-year search to confirm a baffling...

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Top Stories
Conflict between Trump and Congress escalates as difficult agenda looms

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
The conflict between President Trump and Congress escalated a day after he threatened to shut down the federal government over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall as well as targeted opponents in...

The second largest jackpot in Powerball history has a winner

Washington Post - 2 hours ago
Ladies and gentlemen, we have a winner. Powerball announced that a single ticket sold at a convenience store in Watertown, Mass., was the winner of Wednesday night's $758.7 million jackpot,...

Christopher Cantwell, White Nationalist, Surrenders to the Police

New York Times - 5 hours ago
A white nationalist whose behavior at the violent gatherings this month in Charlottesville, Va., brought him notoriety after he was featured in a widely viewed documentary, has turned himself into...

Military Transgender Ban to Begin Within 6 Months, Memo Says

New York Times - 6 hours ago
A protest last month outside the White House. Credit Paul J. Richards/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images. WASHINGTON — President Trump is preparing to give the Defense Department formal...

Trump and McConnell try to tamp down talk of growing rift

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
Amid reports of a widening rift between President Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, both Republican leaders issued statements Wednesday talking up their “unity” on key GOP agenda...

The Alex Jones of Sports Just Blew Up ESPN

Daily Beast - 6 hours ago
If you thought the right's moral panic over ESPN's Robert Lee controversy was a new phenomenon, you haven't been watching Clay Travis' Periscopes—or buying his merchandise. Robert...

Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destruction

Reuters - 3 hours ago
MACAU/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chaos and confusion gripped Macau on Thursday after one of the strongest typhoons on record hit the territory, killing at least nine people, and leaving more than half the...

Tropical storm Harvey heads for Texas, may become hurricane

Reuters - 3 hours ago
(Reuters) - The Texas Gulf Coast was getting ready for the tropical storm Harvey to make landfall by Friday, bringing with it strong winds, heavy flooding and torrential rains. Hurricane, tropical...

Trump boasts of defense increases despite Congressional roadblocks

The Hill - 14 hours ago
President Trump on Wednesday touted a "dramatic increase" in defense spending this year, despite the fact Congress has yet to pass any such spending bill and faces a possible government...

State Dept. science envoy resigns with letter that spells out 'Impeach'

The Hill - 18 hours ago
The science envoy for the State Department has resigned following President Trump's response to the violent clashes at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Daniel Kammen announced...

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World
Dollar steadies ahead of Jackson Hole meetings

Reuters - 2 hours ago
LONDON (Reuters) - The dollar steadied on Thursday after another politically-driven slide against the euro and yen, helped by nerves over what message Federal Reserve policymakers will send during...

Macau struggles to recover from Typhoon Hato's destruction

Reuters - 3 hours ago
MACAU/HONG KONG (Reuters) - Chaos and confusion gripped Macau on Thursday after one of the strongest typhoons on record hit the territory, killing at least nine people, and leaving more than half the...

State Dept. science envoy resigns with letter that spells out 'Impeach'

The Hill - 18 hours ago
The science envoy for the State Department has resigned following President Trump's response to the violent clashes at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Daniel Kammen announced...

India's Supreme Court says privacy is an intrinsic right in blow to government

Washington Post - 30 minutes ago
NEW DELHI — In a blow to the Indian government's efforts to roll out the world's biggest biometric database on its billion citizens, India's Supreme Court ruled Thursday that privacy...

Hillary Clinton calls Donald Trump a 'creep,' says her 'skin crawled' during debate

Washington Post - 20 hours ago
Hillary Clinton said her “skin crawled” as Donald Trump loomed behind her at a presidential debate in St. Louis, and added that she wished she could have pressed pause and asked America, “Well,...

Trump aide's email to campaign officials about meeting with Putin raises questions: report

New York Daily News - 10 hours ago
White House Chief Deputy of Staff Rick Dearborn, left, reportedly sent the email about the Putin meeting. (The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images). BY Elizabeth Elizalde. NEW YORK DAILY...

Russian ambassador to Sudan found dead in swimming pool

New York Daily News - 2 hours ago
Mirgayas Shirinsky, Russia's ambassador to Sudan, was found dead in the pool of his Khartoum residence on Wednesday, August 23, 2017. From a Twitter photo by Ambassador of Turkey to Khartoum...

Qatar restores ties with Iran, ignoring demands of Arab neighbors

CNN - 3 hours ago
(CNN) Qatar will restore full diplomatic relations with Iran, it announced Thursday, in a move that will infuriate the country's Arab neighbors and could deepen the region's worst diplomatic...

Egypt's Sisi meets Kushner after US holds back aid

Reuters - 18 hours ago
CAIRO (Reuters) - Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met U.S. presidential adviser Jared Kushner on Wednesday after the United States decided to withhold millions of dollars in aid. Two U.S....

The Story Behind This 'Blacks For Trump' Guy Is Even Stranger Than It Sounds

Forward - 15 hours ago
“Michael the Black Man” is back. Spotted earlier during the campaign, hoisting “Blacks for Trump” signs at rallies, Michael Symonette — a Miami activist who believes blacks and whites are...

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Business
Uber, Mired in Corporate Scandals, Sees Uptick in Bookings

New York Times - 12 hours ago
In the second quarter, gross bookings for Uber, based in San Francisco, rose to $8.7 billion, up 17 percent from the previous quarter. Credit Eric Risberg/Associated Press. SAN FRANCISCO — Uber has...

Trump's explanation of 'clean coal' was wrong — but not as wrong as it sounded

Washington Post - 18 hours ago
President Trump doesn't have a great track record of explaining complicated issues correctly. For example, he's repeatedly claimed that Hillary Clinton “bleached” or “acid-washed” her...

Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science

Reuters - 18 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two Harvard University researchers said in a study published on Wednesday they had collected data proving that Exxon Mobil Corp made "explicit factual...

Ad Age Wake-Up Call: Google and Walmart Partner Up, While WPP Cuts Its Forecast

AdAge.com - 1 day ago
Good morning. Welcome to Ad Age's Wake-Up Call, our daily roundup of advertising, marketing and digital-related news. What people are talking about today: Google and Walmart are teaming up on an...

FTC clears Amazon.com purchase of Whole Foods

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
The Federal Trade Commission on Wednesday gave the green light to Amazon.com's purchase of Whole Foods Market in a deal valued at $13.7 billion. The regulator announced that it will not undertake...

WOW Air, known for $99 Europe fares, adds four new US cities

USA TODAY - 22 hours ago
Can St. Louis support a non-stop route to Iceland? How about Cleveland, Cincinnati and Detroit? Icelandic budget carrier WOW Air thinks so, and – with fares that begin at less than $100 one-way –...

Death of the Dyna…Wait, what?!

Cycleworld - 1 day ago
The “rubber soul” of the Harley-Davidson Dyna line and its elastomer engine mounts are gone in Harley-Davidson's 2018 new Softail-only cruiser line. By Mark Hoyer Yesterday at 6:30pm....

European aviation agency orders Airbus A350 safety fix

Washington Post - 1 hour ago
BERLIN — The European Aviation Safety Agency has issued an air worthiness directive about Airbus's A350-941 aircraft, warning that a problem could lead to an engine explosion under certain...

Asian markets mixed as Jackson Hole in focus

WHIO - 3 hours ago
A currency trader looks at computer monitors near screens showing the foreign exchange rates at the foreign exchange dealing room in Seoul, South Korea, Thursday, Aug. 24, 2017. Asian stock markets...

States Expand Student Lender Probes to Forgiveness Program

Bloomberg - 1 hour ago
Massachusetts sues FedLoan Servicing for allegedly making low-paid public servants shell out more money than they should. By. Shahien Nasiripour. More stories by Shahien Nasiripour. August 24, 2017,...

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Entertainment
Is Taylor Swift Deliberately Shading Kanye West With Album Cover? Look Closely For The Proof

Hollywood Life - 11 hours ago
Taylor Swift's new album 'Reputation' is definitely a reset for the pop star, so is she using the cover art to shade Kanye West? Check out the evidence that is stacking up! Taylor Swift...

Warner Bros. Is Developing A Joker And Harley Quinn Movie With Jared Leto And Margot Robbie

Vulture - 8 hours ago
Just one day after it was announced that the director of The Hangover, Todd Phillips, will be helming a Joker origin story movie under the producing guidance of Martin Scorsese, Warner Bros. has gone...

Katy Perry is a Ball Hog in New 'Swish Swish' Instagram Snap

Billboard - 1 hour ago
No, Katy Perry hasn't passed her basketball–themed "Swish Swish" video. She's hogging that ball and holding on until the clock expires. The pop superstar kept her Katy Kats...

Mel B Explains Her America's Got Talent Drink Throw: "What You See Is What You Get"

E! Online - 19 hours ago
As Howie Mandel and Tyra Banks said last night, America's Got Talent "is live TV"—anything can happen, like Mel B throwing her drink at Simon Cowell after he made a barb about Demian...

The Latest: Stopped van thought unrelated to Spain attacks

Washington Post - 12 hours ago
THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The Latest on the cancellation of a concert by American rock band Allah-Las in the Netherlands (all times local):. 12:35 a.m.. A Spanish counterterrorism official says a...

Lucasfilm Launching 'Star Wars' Augmented Reality Treasure Hunt

Hollywood Reporter - 3 hours ago
Force Friday II is getting an extra boost with 'Find the Force,' which challenges you to capture your favorite characters using your smartphone. Star Wars fans are already adept at hunting...

No, I don't watch 'Game of Thrones'

Philly.com - 1 hour ago
Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen in the sixth season of the HBO hit “Game of Thrones,” which our writer does not watch. by Samantha Melamed, Staff Writer @samanthamelamed | smelamed@philly.com...

Big Brother 19 Live Feeds Week 8: Tuesday Night Highlights

Big Brother Network - 23 hours ago
Mark continued to work on rally votes to stick around the Big Brother 19 house at least another week. He's got a few people considering and a few others are definitely tiring of Matthew, so if a...

Louise Linton pulls Valentino heel out of her regretful mouth

Los Angeles Times - 11 hours ago
Louise Linton would perhaps like to be known for the films she's appeared in and the philanthropic endeavors she's undertaken, but that's not why she was thrust into the spotlight this...

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Science
Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Sleek New Spacesuit on Instagram

Space.com - 15 hours ago
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has revealed the first public photo of the ultra-sleek spacesuits that astronauts will wear when the company sends humans into space. In a post on Instagram today (Aug. 23), Musk...

Missed the solar eclipse? You won't have to wait too long for the next one.

Washington Post - 20 hours ago
The 2017 solar eclipse is now history. If you missed the big event or, like me, regret not traveling to the path of totality to watch the sun go completely dark, not to worry — you'll have...

Telescope captures most detailed image of any star beyond the sun

CBC.ca - 1 hour ago
Astronomers have imaged the surface and atmosphere of a star that lies 550 light-years from Earth. It is the most detailed image of a star other than our own sun. Antares is a red supergiant —...

Eclipse brings glowing halo, shivering shadows, oohs and ahs

Miami Herald - 3 days ago
With its radiant corona, shadows that appeared to shimmer across the ground and 360 degrees of twilight, Monday's total solar eclipse awed millions of onlookers across the northwestern United...

What should you do with those eclipse glasses?

WTSP 10 News - 12 hours ago
You survived the 2017 total solar eclipse without going blind thanks to your eclipse glasses. Good job. But now what do you do with those weird paper specs? It's likely millions of the glasses...

Missed the eclipse today? America's next one is in 2024

WSYR - 3 days ago
(CNN) - So you missed it. Maybe you're stuck in the office, traveling, at an ill-timed appointment, the victim of bad weather, unable to procure eclipse glasses, driving or simply in the wrong...

Solar Eclipse 2017 Houston: Photos & Recap

Heavy.com - 3 days ago
A partial solar eclipse rolled through Houston, Texas, on Monday, August 21. Although the state of Texas was fairly far from the path of totality, millions of people were able to see the event as the...

Enormous Near-Earth Asteroid 'Florence' Will Safely Fly by Earth Sept. 1

Space.com - 15 hours ago
An asteroid named Florence that will safely sweep past Earth on Sept. 1 is the largest object to give our planet a close shave since NASA began tracking these types of near-Earth asteroids, an agency...

Scientists re-create the 'diamond rain' effect from Neptune and Uranus

Yahoo News - 14 hours ago
The kind of glittering “diamond rain” hypothesized as taking place on Neptune and Uranus has been replicated in a lab here on Earth. On the two icy giant planets, the phenomenon is thought to be...

Gravitational Waves Reveal the Unexpectedly Weird Behavior of Distant Black Holes

Gizmodo - 17 hours ago
Last year's gravitational wave discovery may have felt like the end of an era—a momentous occasion in which a precise experiment finally ended a hundred-year search to confirm a baffling...

News via Google. See more news like this

Business

Uber, Mired in Corporate Scandals, Sees Uptick in Bookings

New York Times - 12 hours ago
In the second quarter, gross...

Trump's explanation of 'clean coal' was wrong — but not as wrong as it sounded

Washington Post - 18 hours ago
President Trump doesn't...

Harvard researchers say Exxon misled public on climate science

Reuters - 18 hours ago
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two...

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Technology

Elon Musk Unveils SpaceX's Sleek New Spacesuit on Instagram

Space.com - 15 hours ago
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has...

Uber, Mired in Corporate Scandals, Sees Uptick in Bookings

New York Times - 12 hours ago
In the second quarter, gross...

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