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Second bald eagle hatches in Southern California mountains

BIG BEAR LAKE, Calif. (AP) - The second of two bald eagle eggs laid last month in Southern California has hatched in a nest watched for weeks by nature lovers via an online live feed . The first fluffy white chick made its on-camera debut when it poked its he

Gruden supports NFL helmet rule, opposes instant replay

Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden has spent about the past decade analyzing NFL football from the broadcast booth. This gives him a bit of a different opinion when it comes to rules the league has implemented in recent seasons.In talking about the NFL’

With Scott Walker running scared, we're upgrading the Wisconsin governor's race to 'tossup' status

Fresh off his dominant victory in last week's Democratic primary in Wisconsin, state Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Evers has released a new poll from PPP giving him a 49-44 lead over Republican Gov. Scott Walker. The survey, which was conducted i

Report: Khalil Mack willing to hold out into regular season

Having already racked up more than $1.5 million in fines after sitting out the first two preseason games, Oakland Raiders star Khalil Mack’s contract impasse promises to extend into the regular season.At least, that’s the word on the street according to C

Report: Urban Meyer likely to be suspended by Ohio State

While no final decisions have been made on the fate of Ohio State coach Urban Meyer, early hints are he appears well-positioned to at least keep his job.Citing two sources close to the investigation, Lucas Sullivan of the Columbus Dispatch reported Monday tha

Egypt shares secrets from mysterious sarcophagus skeletons - CNET

No curses have emerged from the sarcophagus, but the bones tell some surprising stories.

Stranger Things season 3 will have some fun with 1985's Fletch - CNET

Star David Harbour says the Chevy Chase action comedy will have a surprising influence on events in Hawkins.

Report: Apple will finally give us Retina MacBook Air, new Mac Mini - CNET

We've been waiting half a decade for Apple to update the MacBook Air's screen.

Autistic visitors can proceed with lawsuits against Disney

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) - A federal appeals court is giving a green light for visitors with autism to proceed with lawsuits against Disney theme parks that claimed not enough was being done to accommodate them. The 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals last week rule

Donald Trump’s war on his enemies: His last, best hope of escape?

Revoking John Brennan’s security clearance was only the first stage. Trump’s counterattack could get much darker

Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro baselessly accuses Robert Mueller of a Benghazi coverup

“You testified after four Americans are killed in Benghazi to cover for Hillary Clinton’s incompetence,” Pirro said

Liberalism’s greatest benefactor is Donald J. Trump; now say thank you

Just two years ago, proud liberal institutions were bereft, impoverished and hopeless; not anymore

Asia Argento, sexual assault accuser and accused: One #MeToo story doesn’t cancel out the other

The movement has never been just about women, or about one form of harassment or abuse

Kavanaugh memo: Trump’s SCOTUS nominee pushed Lewinsky scandal to run Bill Clinton out of office

Trump’s appointee to the Supreme Court wanted to grill Clinton with lewd questions until he resigned in disgrace

Women voters finally realizing it's okay to want to vote for women, polls and primaries show

For decades, men have shamelessly voted for other men while women acted like the idea of voting for a woman because she was a woman was illegitimate, even somehow dirty. That may be starting to change. While a majority of voters continue to claim—a substant

Midday open thread: Prison strikes, Chelsea, and bad food vs. boobs

Today’s comic by Tom Tomorrow is A profound commitment: What you missed on Sunday Kos ... How Daily Kos Elections reports on and analyzes polls, by David Nir The final battle of the Civil Social Justice War will be in the heart, mind an

Michael Cohen being investigated for over $20 million in bank fraud adds pressure point for Trump

Longtime Trump fixer/lawyer Michael Cohen is being investigated for both bank and tax fraud to the tune of $20 million-plus. Federal investigators are also scrutinizing the hush-money payments he made on behalf of Donald Trump to keep Trump’s alleged affair

Report: At least two teams interested in Teddy Bridgewater

The New York Jets are attracting at least some trade interest in quarterback Teddy Bridgewater.According to Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News, at least two teams have made clear that they’d be interested in acquiring Bridgewater from the Jets, and th

Washington, Adrian Peterson agree to one-year deal

The Redskins have agreed to sign running back Adrian Peterson to a one-year deal, according to Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL.com (on Twitter). Peterson auditioned for the Redskins on Monday morning and it did not take long for a deal to come togethe

The Fantastic Cosplay of FlameCon 2018

FlameCon 2018 was last weekend, and like any good comic book convention there was plenty of cosplay to be seen. And, because it was FlameCon, a lot of it was distaff, rule 63, […] The post The Fantastic Cosplay of FlameCon 2018 appeared first on Geek.co

Inaugural Charlotte Roval Cup race gets its own unique trophy

Charlotte Motor Speedway officials have unveiled the winner’s trophy for the Sept. 30 Bank of America 400 which will take place on the speedway’s “Roval,” a combination of the oval track and infield road course. The three-foot-tall trophy, designed b

Red Bull Racing confirms Gasly for 2019

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The best back-to-school deals from Best Buy - CNET

College and K-12 students (and parents!), it's not too late to save money on laptops, monitors, dorm accessories and more.

Asteroid crashing into the atmosphere outshines full moon - CNET

NASA says a meteor turned fireball lit up the sky 40 times brighter than the moon.

The Dota 2 competition 'International' is coming up, are you ready for battle? - CNET

Sure, Dota 2 is only a video game, but the winning team in this global esports contest will pocket nearly $11 million.

Venezuela ties its currency to a state-run cryptocoin

Venezuela has just taken drastic and unprecedented steps to stabilize its currency as it grapples with hyperinflation and other economic issues. The country's currency has not only been massively devaluated and renamed, but is now tied a state-issued cryptocu

Warming waters linked to lobster disease

New findings reveal that earlier springs and hotter summers in the northeastern U.S. are making resident lobsters increasingly susceptible to epizootic shell disease, a condition that has depleted the southern New England population and severely impacted the

Love vine sucks life from wasps, leaving only mummies

An evolutionary biologists have discovered a new trophic interaction -- the first example of a parasitic plant attacking a parasitic insect on a shared host plant. The find could point to new methods for controlling agricultural pests and perhaps fighting can

Ohio State trustees set Wednesday meeting on Meyer's future

Ohio State trustees have set a private Wednesday meeting to talk about the future of football coach Urban Meyer

Whoops: Nvidia GeForce RTX 2080 leaks early, pre-orders go live - CNET

Update: Say hello to Nvidia's RTX 2080, RTX 2080 Ti and RTX 2070, two of which you can now pre-order.

Who killed the girls in Sharp Objects? The theories, broken down - CNET

With the finale just a week away, a lot of secrets could still be revealed in HBO's Southern gothic mystery. Spoiler-free if you're caught up to Episode 7.

Sony releases PS4 DualShock controller in four bright new colors - CNET

These controllers are likely to grab any gamer's attention.

I tried to buy Nvidia's $60,000 gaming machine and couldn't - CNET

Commentary: Not just because I can't afford it. But also because I can't afford it.

NYU and Facebook team up to supercharge MRI scans with AI

Magnetic resonance imaging is an invaluable tool in the medical field, but it's also a slow and cumbersome process. It may take hour to complete a scan, during which time the patient, perhaps a child or someone in serious pain, must sit perfectly still. NYU h

Amazon’s Echo Dot Kids Edition gains new skills from Disney and others

Amazon is today rolling out a set of new features to its Echo Dot Kids Edition devices – the now $70 version of the Echo Dot smart speaker that ships with a protective case and a year’s subscription to Amazon FreeTime, normally a $2.99 per month s

Buttercream Succulents Decorate Edible Planters by Leslie Vigil

Two years ago Leslie Vigil decided to merge her love of succulents and baking, using buttercream to decorate cupcakes and multi-teared cakes with bountiful collections of aloe, cacti, and echeveria. The Southern California-based cake artist quickly discover

AP Poll: USC ranked No. 15 to start 2018 season

The Trojans went 11-3 and won the Pac-12 in 2017.

FSU athletic director Stan Wilcox leaving school to take executive post with NCAA

Florida State athletic director Stan Wilcox is leaving for the NCAA, filling the job vacated when Oliver Luck left to run the new XFL.

Flash flood hits hikers in gorge in southern Italy; 8 dead

At least eight people were killed when heavy rain flooded a gorge filled with hikers in the southern region of Calabria, Italy's civil protection agency said

He's Back: Coach Moglia returns to Coastal Carolina sideline

He's Back: Coach Moglia healthy again, returns to Coastal Carolina sideline
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