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House Republican begins his last term by whining about life in the minority

Election Day was scarcely a week ago, but we already have our first retirement of the next election cycle. In fairness, Republican Rep. Rob Bishop announced last year that this term would be his last—a term he easily and predictably secured in a rout, give

Twitter Rolls Out New Update That Lets You See New Tweets First

Scrolling through older, popular content on Twitter is a nuisance, but Twitter just introduced a new update that lets you see new tweets first. On Tuesday, Twitter announced a new iOS update on […] The post Twitter Rolls Out New Update That Lets You Se

Tinder fires comms head and other employees who sued company

Tinder has fired its vice president of marketing and communications Rosette Pambakian, as well as other employees who sued Tinder’s parent company Match Group and its controlling shareholder IAC earlier this year. The Verge first broke the news of the f

Winterbottom leaving 'massive hole' amid tough Tickford form

Winterbottom's 13-year tenure at Tickford is now officially over, the 2015 series champion headed to the single-car Team 18 outfit in one of the most high-profile moves of the silly season. While Mostert has been the pacesetter inside the Tickford garage for

US Motorsport Report: RCR prepares for historic year

The team, owned by Richard Childress who made his first NASCAR Cup Series start at Talladega Superspeedway in 1969, will have both of his Cup Series cars painted gold and he’ll also feature a number change on the CHevrolet Camaro driven by Daniel Hemric. Al

Human rights group decries Twitter for its capacity to oppress women


Trump's shutdown will be a bummer for holiday travelers, birders, and 800,000 federal workers

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he's convinced there won't a be partial government shutdown over Christmas. Which is nice, but at this point seems to be a bit of a delusion. Particularly when the most that's coming out of House Republicans is in e

As Democrats prepare to investigate Zinke, expect more of the same from his replacement at Interior

As Ryan Zinke packs up his desk at the Department of Interior, Donald Trump is pondering which anti-environmental extremist to replace him with to oversee the $11 billion, 70,000-employee operation. Meanwhile, Democrats insist that his resigning will not s

Willie O'Ree talks about his love of hockey & HOF induction

Willie O'Ree talks about his HOF induction, breaking the NHL color barrier

Former US midfielder Cindy Parlow Cone running for USSF VP

Former U.S. midfielder Cindy Parlow Cone is running to become vice president of the U.S. Soccer Federation

Royals sign speedy OF Gore to split contract for next season

Royals sign speedy OF Gore to split contract for next season

K-State forward Wade could miss 8 weeks with tendon tear

K-State forward Wade could miss 8 weeks with tendon tear

Sporting KC acquires midfielder Kelyn Rowe and $300K for Diego Rubio

Sporting KC also received $300K in allocation money from Colorado Rapids as a part of the deal.

Get to Know Jason Belmonte

Jason Belmonte talks about how he got started in bowling, his best and toughest moments on Tour, the strange way he passes time on long flights and more.

Seahawks place guard Jordan Simmons on injured reserve

The Seattle Seahawks have placed guard Jordan Simmons on injured reserve after he suffered a knee injury last week against San Francisco

DC lawmakers vote to legalize sports betting

DC lawmakers vote to legalize sports betting

Spend Christmas Eve with the Los Angeles Angels and FOX Sports West

If you don't, we will cry!

NFL could come calling for Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley

NFL could come calling for Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley

Uncovering a key mechanism in assembly of Avian Sarcoma Virus, a relative of HIV-1

Researchers used NMR to detail how the matrix domain of the Avian Sarcoma Virus Gag protein binds to certain phospholipids. These phospholipids are vital for Gag protein binding to the plasma membrane of a cell, as the virus replicates and takes its first ste

Gender separation affects sense of smell

Olfactory sensory receptors in mice change as a function of exposure to odors emitted from members of the opposite sex, researchers have discovered.

Using CRISPR technology for conditional gene regulation

CRISPR allows scientists to precisely target and edit DNA within living cells, which could help them correct anomalies that cause inherited diseases. A team has now developed a method to use CRISPR/Cas9 technology to set off a cascade of activities in cells,

Southwest forest trees will grow much slower in the 21st century

Southwest forests may decline in productivity on average as much as 75 percent over the 21st century as climate warms. The finding is based on a treasure trove of about 20,000 unanalyzed tree cores discovered in a Utah laboratory about a decade ago.

Removing sweets from checkouts linked to dramatic fall in unhealthy snack purchases

Policies aimed at removing sweets and chips from checkouts could lead to a dramatic reduction to the amount of unhealthy food purchased to eat 'on the go' and a significant reduction in that purchased to take home, suggests new research.

RUSSIAN AMERICA TV - The first, Russian language independent American television channel

Founded just one year ago, this bold concept, at the nexus of classic media and blogs, was created by two completely different people, who might never have met in their motherland. Sergey Danilov is a serious businessman, doctor of economics, a professor, an

Raiders place OL Gabe Jackson on IR with elbow injury

The Oakland Raiders have placed starting right guard Gabe Jackson on injured reserve with an elbow injury

StaTuesday: Vikings duo Diggs, Thielen nearing monumental milestones

Minnesota Vikings wide receivers Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen are on the verge of surpassing a couple of impressive milestones.

Trump administration reversal could soon free more children from Tornillo prison camp

A “major policy reversal” could soon help bring an end to the horror show that is the prison camp for migrant children in Tornillo, Texas. “The government will no longer require that all adults in potential sponsor households submit fingerprints that

Never mind that shutdown business, House Republicans want more tax cuts

Really, House Republicans? Really? House Republicans will try again this week to pass a year-end package of tax cuts after revamping the measure a second time to win broader political support. They're washing their hands entirely of their duty to the natio

Why a bunch of people are suing Epic Games over Fortnite’s dance moves

A growing cluster of actors, musicians and viral internet stars have Fortnite in their crosshairs. The smash hit third-person shooter is free to play but generates mountains of revenue through in-game microtransactions. Those purchased lure avid Fortnite play

Oath officially becomes Verizon Media Group on January 8

A year and a half after giving birth to Oath, Verizon’s officially rebranding its media group as…wait for it…Verizon Media Group. It’s simple, it’s straightforward, it says what it does on the package — and most importantly, it makes a hell of a l

SpaceX, Blue Origin scrub rocket launches, eye Wednesday to try again - CNET

Four missions were scheduled for Tuesday and then postponed, but all, including the Falcon 9 and New Shepard launches, will get another go.

Ramos had grip on Mets from first handshake

Wilson Ramos had a grip on the New York Mets from the moment he walked into their winter meetings suite in Las Vegas last week

Big East to represent Team USA at 2019 Pan Am Games

The Big East Conference will represent USA Basketball for the 2019 Pan American Games, beating out the other Power Five conferences for the honor

Andrew McCutchen eager to play in hitter friendly ballpark

Andrew McCutchen returned to his home state to join his third team in less than 12 months intent on regaining his old hitting stroke

Raptors coach Nurse, Hawks guard Bazemore fined by NBA

Toronto Raptors coach Nick Nurse and Atlanta Hawks guard Kent Bazemore have been fined by the NBA

A day after trading for him, Suns waive G Austin Rivers

The Phoenix Suns have waived guard Austin Rivers, a day after he was obtained in a trade with the Washington Wizards

Yellowstone again sees more than 4 million visits

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) - Figures show that November was not an abnormally busy month for Yellowstone National Park. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports park statisticians estimate the park had about 13,849 visits during the month, about a 3,000-visit increase ov

Google Transformed Cloud Storage Traffic Into Cool Data Art

Cloud storage traffic might not be a top conversation topic, but Google’s Cloud team aims to have people see data differently through visualization art. On Tuesday, Google announced in a blog post that […] The post Google Transformed Cloud Storag

Penny Marshall — actor, director, producer and legend — did it her way


After Russia helped Trump win the presidency, it set its sights on kneecapping Robert Mueller

Lookie here—turns out Donald Trump not only got a boost from the Kremlin to get into office, but he also got some help staying there. Just as Trump has launched an all-out disinformation assault on special counsel Robert Mueller, so too did Russia followin
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