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Get Used to Nor'easters — Arctic Warming May Mean More Severe Winters in the Northeast

Temperature spikes in the Arctic coincide with severe winter weather in the northeastern U.S.

Scientists have moved one step closer to RNA editing, which could be the next stage of CRISPR

Researchers at the prestigious Salk Institute are reporting that they have managed to map the molecular structure of a CRISPR enzyme that could allow scientists to more precisely manipulate functions within cells. Over the past several years, CRISPR-Cas9 h

Audible brings its audiobook library to the Apple Watch

Didn’t get your fill of Amazon news among the 70 or so announcements at today’s Alexa event? Good news, Audible’s got something to add to the deluge. The Amazon-owned audiobook site just announced the availability of its Apple Watch app. The offering br

Watch how Tesla Model 3 earned NHTSA’s top safety rating

The Tesla Model 3 has had its share of struggles from CEO Elon Musk’s well-documented production hell to more recent logistic “nightmares” that have slowed deliveries to customers. There’s one area where the Tesla shines: crash safet

American joins Delta, United in raising checked-bag fees

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - It's official: It will cost you more to check a bag on any of the three biggest U.S. airlines. American Airlines said Thursday that it is raising fees for checking bags by $5 apiece each way, matching Delta and United. The first bag i

Colombian police shut down Pablo Escobar museum

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) - Colombian police have shut down a small makeshift museum that showcased the life and times of notorious drug lord Pablo Escobar, saying the building's managers do not have a tourism license. Police announced Thursday that they raided t

Jeter: Mattingly expected to return in ’19 as Miami manager

Derek Jeter says Don Mattingly is expected to return next year as manager of the Miami Marlins

Patriots DB Cyrus Jones happy for 2nd chance with Patriots

Cyrus Jones says he's ready to make the most of the new start he's been given with the Patriots

Still a work in progress, Badgers' defense looks to move forward

After an uncharacteristic performance against BYU last week, the Badgers' defense is looking to bounce back against Iowa

Billie Jean King joins LA Dodgers ownership group

Billie Jean King and partner Ilana Kloss join the Los Angeles Dodgers ownership group

Incoming CEO, outgoing chair address USOC abuse head-on

Incoming CEO, outgoing chairman address USOC abuse head-on

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Supercars confirms Gold Coast trucks replacement

As revealed by yesterday, the third-tier Supercars series for pre-Car of the Future cars will take the place on the Gold Coast 600 bill left vacant by the banned Stadium Super Trucks. The Robby Gordon-owned series has been suspended from compet

NASA Updates Live Coverage of Japanese Cargo Launch, Delays Spacewalks

Delayed due to inclement weather, the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) now is targeting 1:52 p.m. EDT Saturday, Sept. 22 (2:52 a.m. Sept. 23 in Japan), for the launch of its unpiloted H-II Transfer Vehicle-7 (HTV-7) cargo spacecraft.

Opposition to Kavanaugh builds in Alaska, increasing pressure on Murkowski

Campaign Action Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) continues to be characteristically quite on her thinking on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. What we know is that there is mounting opposition to it among Alaska stakeholders, particularly th

Geek Deals: Pre-Order PlayStation Classic Mini

Are you excited about the PlayStation Classic? It’s coming out in December, and pre-orders are being taken. And if you run into an out of stock message, you can easily sign up to […] The post Geek Deals: Pre-Order PlayStation Classic Mini appeare

Delta will scan faces at the airport with new 'biometric terminal' - CNET

Passengers who don't want to participate can opt out.

Coverage of Christine Blasey Ford reveals bias isn't just in Senate

Donald Trump won’t even say her name. To him, Christine Blasey Ford, who says his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh tried to rape her, is “that woman.” That’s not surprising. What is mildly surprising is just how many media outlets are still s

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After statement game by Cousins, Vikings host Allen, Bills

After statement game by Cousins, Vikings welcome rookie QB Allen and winless Bills

Returns of Oren Burks, Aaron Jones replenish Packers' depth

The Green Bay Packers might get injured inside linebacker Oren Burks back for their game Sunday against the Washington Redskins

Federer to play doubles with Djokovic at Laver Cup

Roger Federer to play doubles with Novak Djokovic for 1st time at Laver Cup

Vikings’ DeFilippo wants Treadwell to move on quickly

Offensive coordinator John DeFilippo is encouraging Vikings receiver Laquon Treadwell to move on quickly after struggling against the Packers

uBeam wireless power’s CEO Meredith Perry steps aside amidst B2B pivot

After repeatedly missing self-imposed deadlines for progress on its wireless charging-at-a-distance phone case, uBeam’s CEO Meredith Perry has decided to shift out of the CEO position and into a board member and senior advisor role. She’d founded

Max Domi suspended entire preseason for sucker punch

His regular season debut won’t be affected, but Max Domi has been suspended for the remainder of the preseason schedule for his punch on Florida’s Aaron Ekblad last night. Montreal has five more games on the exhibition schedule, that they’ll have to pla

Michael Cohen has held hours of talks with Mueller's team, and the primary focus is Russia

Russia. Russia. Russia. While the news that former Trump attorney Michael Cohen decided to plead guilty on multiple counts and extend an offer of cooperation to the special counsel’s office might have led to expectations that Robert Mueller would be gettin

As Trump repels women, Democrats trend positive with them for first time since 2016

Donald Trump's problem with women started long before his latest brush with putting full support behind a man with credible sexual assault allegations against him. But Trump’s latest go 'round with Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh is exacerbating t

Reminder: Brett Kavanaugh has a history of lying about stuff. A lot. Under oath

Campaign Action With a sexual assault allegation building against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Republican Senate leadership refusing to allow an independent investigation of the claim, it's worth remembering that this is far from the only quest

Echo HomePod? Amazon wants you to build your own

One of the bigger surprises at today’s big Amazon event was something the company didn’t announce. After a couple of years of speculation that the company was working on its own version of the HomePod and Google Max, we still don’t have a truly premium

What makes a mammal a mammal? Our spine, say scientists

Mammals are unique in many ways. We're warm-blooded and agile in comparison with our reptilian relatives.

Fat from 558 million years ago reveals earliest known animal

Scientists have discovered molecules of fat in an ancient fossil to reveal the earliest confirmed animal in the geological record that lived on Earth 558 million years ago.

Gut sense: Neural superhighway conveys messages from gut to brain in milliseconds

Searching for a more direct connection between the gut and the brain, researchers were shocked to see that distance spanned by a single synapse, relaying the signal in less than 100 milliseconds, less than the blink of an eye. The finding has profound implica

Human skeletal stem cells identified

Human skeletal stem cells that become bone, cartilage, or stroma cells have been isolated from fetal and adult bones. This is the first time that skeletal stem cells, which had been observed in rodent models, have been identified in humans. The researchers we

Sadler expects an emotional return to Richmond

Elliott Sadler, native son, returns for one more shot at Richmond glory, a track favorite chasing a championship while also starting to say his goodbyes. Returning home “This weekend is going to be emotional, I’m not going to lie,” Sadler, a native o

Leclerc racks up Ferrari miles in Pirelli F1 tyre test

Sauber star Leclerc, who joins Sebastian Vettel at the Scuderia in 2019, completed 129 laps behind the wheel of the SF71H at the French Grand Prix venue. Vettel will drive the car tomorrow. It marked the first time Leclerc has driven for Ferrari since being a

Daredevil Has a Poster, Captain Marvel Has a Secret & More MCU News

There may not be any more MCU movies coming out in 2018, but there’s still at least one thing to look forward to this year. Daredevil is getting a third season… sometime later this year. […] The post Daredevil Has a Poster, Captain Marvel

Woman's Swollen Pinkie Finger Was Rare Sign of Tuberculosis

For one woman in California, a puffy pinkie was a rare sign of tuberculosis, according to a new report of the case.

More cashew-processing units feel the heat as banks step up action

With the term of the state government's order against bank action ending on August 31, the industry is apprehending banks may start action against more units

LeBron James voices decision to join Lakers was focused on basketball

Since joining the Los Angeles Lakers in free agency back in July, All-Star forward LeBron James has been involved in numerous projects in the entertainment industry.This has created the narrative that James in large part chose to join the Lakers due to opport

The Latest: Thermal spring erupts at Yellowstone

HELENA, Mont. (AP) - The Latest on new thermal activity in Yellowstone National Park (all times local): 1:35 p.m. A Yellowstone National Park official says a thermal spring near Old Faithful is erupting for the first time in 14 years. Park spokesman Neal Herb
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