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Texas troopers urge Thanksgiving holiday safe travel

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) - Texas troopers will be out in force over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend in an extended effort to keep all travelers safe. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Monday reminded travelers that everyone in a vehicle must wear a sea

The first Daily Kos Cattle Call of the 2020 Democratic Primary, and yup, Biden has the lead

Hi all! Welcome to this cycle’s first Cattle Call, which I plan to do monthly, or every two weeks alternating with the Straw Poll, we’ll see how it shakes out. Regardless, this isn’t a poll of the online community, but my own take on the state of the ra

‘War on journalism’: Snowden slams US indictment against Assange

The fate of journalism as we know it is now at stake, after Washington indicted Julian Assange under the Espionage Act, NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden tweeted in reaction to 17 new charges against the WikiLeaks founder. Read Full Article at

The Best Streaming Media Device: Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire

Roku, Google's Chromecast, and Amazon's Fire TV Stick are your best choices, but which is the top choice? The post The Best Streaming Media Device: Roku, Chromecast, or Amazon Fire appeared first on

Loot box Senate bill gets bipartisan support - CNET

EA may want to adjust its plans for the next FIFA game.

Boring Company wins approval of $48M Las Vegas loop contract - CNET

Loop of underground tunnels will ferry passengers around new convention center.

To power Prime one-day shipping, Amazon asks sellers to send it more stuff - CNET

It's offering discounts of up to 75% to get sellers onboard.

WikiLeaks’ Assange charged under the Espionage Act in a ‘major test case’ for press freedom

Julian Assange, founder of whistleblowing site WikiLeaks, has been charged with more than a dozen additional charges by U.S. federal prosecutors, including under the controversial Espionage Act — a case that will likely test the rights of freedom of speech

Penguins re-sign defenseman Chad Ruhwedel to 2-year deal

The Pittsburgh Penguins are holding on to defenseman Chad Ruhwedel

Garrett Cooper's clutch grand slam in 9th lifts Marlins past Tigers for 6th straight win

Garrett Cooper launched a grand slam with two outs in the top of the ninth to lift the Miami Marlins past the Detroit Tigers on Thursday afternoon.

Trump can't drop his hate for Pelosi, interrupts event to tag her 'Crazy Nancy' and call her stupid

During the announcement that he was going to pay out another $16 billion to farmers, on top of the $12 billion paid out last year, to not at all compensate for the losses farmers are suffering because of his trade war, Trump took time out to attack Speaker o

Rainbow Village: An Entire Community in Taiwan Hand-Painted by a Single Man

When Huang Yung-Fu learned that the village where he had lived for decades was slated for demolition, the Taiwan resident decided to showcase the continued vibrancy of his home. Huang was the last remaining resident of the community that had once housed 1,20

Researchers create soft, flexible materials with enhanced properties

Polymer chemists and engineers have developed a new methodology that can be used to create a class of stretchable polymer composites with enhanced electrical and thermal properties. These materials are promising candidates for use in soft robotics, self-heali

Hawaii Bowl returns to Christmas Eve for 2019

Hawaii Bowl returns to Christmas Eve for 2019

Top-seeded Zverev advances to Geneva Open semifinals

Top-seeded Alexander Zverev advanced to the Geneva Open semifinals beating Hugo Dellien 7-5, 3-6, 6-3 on Thursday

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row

Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row

Germany slaps Bosch with $100 million fine for role in Dieselgate - Roadshow

As a control-unit supplier, Germany believes Bosch shares some of the blame.

Men, we need to stay in the pro-choice fight — in Alabama and beyond

If women aren't free to make their own reproductive health care decisions, nobody can be free

Can Democrats win in 2020 by attacking Trump? A new study says no

New study shows that support for Trump remains remarkably stable, despite a slew of controversies and scandals

Interplay between mitochondria and nucleus may have implications for new treatment

Mitochondria, the 'batteries' that produce our energy, interact with the cell's nucleus in subtle ways previously unseen in humans, according to new research.

Oil prices plunge over 5% to $67 as US-China trade tensions intensify

Around 11.20 pm (IST), Brent crude was down $3.62 a barrel at $67.37

Here’s Everything Coming to Hulu in June 2019

“Blessed be the fight.” This June sees the return of the character June (Elisabeth Moss) in Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale, now in its third season. The women of the dystopian drama will take center stage […] The post Here’s

NASA head rules out SpaceX rockets for 2024 moon mission - CNET

The space agency's administrator says it absolutely plans to return on the back of its own launchers.

Instagram will now let you upload landscape videos to IGTV - CNET

The photo and video sharing app hopes the move will increase creativity and engagement.

Scientists brew beer from 5,000-year-old yeast, then drink it - CNET

«The beer isn't bad,» said one taste tester of the beverage.

Julian Assange faces 17 new charges over WikiLeaks, attempted hacks - CNET

The 18 total charges are linked to violating the Espionage Act, prosecutors said.

US reportedly accuses Huawei of lying about Chinese ties - CNET

Trump's Huawei ban is heating up trade tensions between the US and China, according to reports.

Shopify quietly acquired Handshake, an e-commerce platform for B2B wholesale purchasing

E-commerce platform Shopify has quietly made an acquisition to continue its expansion of the services and products that merchants can sell and purchase through its platform. It has acquired Handshake, a New York startup offers a commerce platform for business

Up to 170 yrs in prison: US slaps Julian Assange with 17 more charges under Espionage Act

A federal grand jury has announced 17 additional charges under the Espionage Act against WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange, who is currently in a UK jail awaiting an extradition hearing. Read Full Article at

Milwaukee Brewers 2018 top pick Turang on hitting tear

Milwaukee Brewers prospect Brice Turang just keeps finding ways to get on base in our latest Young Brewers Tracker

Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

Josh Bell, Bryan Reynolds and Starling Marte each homered in the seventh inning as the Pirates offense broke out to beat the Colorado Rockies 14-6 on Thursday

Bengals guard Redmond suspended 4 games by league

Bengals guard Redmond suspended 4 games by league

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games

Bowl season to start on a Friday; 15 games between CFP games

Plans proceed to build new bus terminal in New York

NEW YORK (AP) - Plans to build a new Port Authority Bus Terminal in New York are moving forward. The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey said Thursday that it is starting a formal environmental review process to replace the crumbling, 1950s-era facilit

FAA meets with international regulators over Boeing 737 Max

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) - Representatives from more 30 countries met with Federal Aviation Administration officials Thursday to hear the U.S. regulator's approach to determining how soon the Boeing 737 Max can resume flying after two crashes that killed 346 pe

Wyoming relay horse race rescheduled for late summer

GILLETTE, Wyo. (AP) - A traditional Native American horse race in Gillette has been postponed following cold and wet conditions in northeast Wyoming. The Gillette News Record reports the Horse Nations Indian Relay was planned for Saturday and Sunday, but roug

The Atlantic May See Up to 4 Major Hurricanes This Season, New Forecast Says

Here's what to expect for the 2019 Atlantic hurricane season and how to get prepared.

Botswana Just Lifted Its Ban on Elephant Hunting. Conservationists Are Appalled.

The country has long been a safe haven for the animals, but it's unclear what will happen now.

Trump promises farmers another $16B bribe to ignore the fact that he's destroying their lives

Donald Trump is handing out another $16 billion to farmers who are “winning” because of his trade war with China. It’s a handsome bribe—well over the cost of a brand-new aircraft carrier—but unfortunately for family farmers who are going bankrupt a

Wild name Mike Modano executive adviser

The Minnesota Wild have hired Minnesota North Stars alum and Hall of Famer Mike Modano as an executive adviser
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