Extremism

Efforts underway in some states to protect abortion rights as nation adjusts to Supreme Court's reversal

Efforts underway in some states to protect abortion rights as nation adjusts to Supreme Court's reversal

22 minutes ago   |   WCVB

In all, 26 states have laws that indicate they could outlaw or set extreme limits on abortions, effectively banning the procedure in those states.
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Today's mortgage and refinance rates: June 26, 2022 | 15-year rates near 5%

2 hours ago   |   Business Insider

The Federal Reserve voted last week to raise the federal funds rate by 75 basis points, or 0.75%, and mortgage rates jumped. Mortgage rates aren't directly influenced by the...
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What is more dangerous, heat waves or intense cold spells?

What is more dangerous, heat waves or intense cold spells?

8 hours ago   |   WGN TV

Dear Tom, What is more dangerous, heat waves or intense cold spells? -Fred Brinbaum, Elmhurst Dear Fred, The number of deaths from any given weather hazard varies from year to...
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Extreme pogoers fly at Pogopalooza in Wilkinsburg

Extreme pogoers fly at Pogopalooza in Wilkinsburg

9 hours ago   |   Post Gazette


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Some 40 million US homes at risk from extreme 2022 weather

16 hours ago   |   The Real Deal New York

A more extreme hurricane season than normal could inflict trillions of dollars of reconstruction cost on some 40 million U.S. homes, mostly in New York, Miami and the Gulf...
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Mike Francesa hits embarrassing trifecta of woefully wrong betting picks

Mike Francesa hits embarrassing trifecta of woefully wrong betting picks

17 hours ago   |   New York Post

Francesa sells himself as an expert professional tout, someone whose “picks have value,” though evidence exists only to the extreme contrary.
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Norway shaken by attack that kills 2 during Pride festival

17 hours ago   |   Boston Herald   |   2 articles

By MARIA SANMINIATELLI and KARL RITTER OSLO, Norway - A gunman opened fire in Oslo's nightlife district early Saturday, killing two people and leaving more than 20 wounded in...
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U.S. Army private admits plotting attack on military unit

21 hours ago   |   WGN TV

NEW YORK - A U.S. Army private from Kentucky pleaded guilty Friday to charges that he plotted to murder members of his unit in an attack that he planned to carry out in 2020 on...
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Extreme microbes in salty Arctic water could aid search for life on Mars

Extreme microbes in salty Arctic water could aid search for life on Mars

1 day ago   |   Space

Never-before-seen microbes living deep beneath the permafrost at one of the coldest and saltiest water springs on Earth could provide a blueprint for life on Mars.
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Abortion ruling triggers ‘violent extremism' warning

Abortion ruling triggers ‘violent extremism' warning

1 day ago   |   RT

The repeal of Roe v. Wade is ‘likely' to stoke violent unrest in the United States, the DHS's intelligence wing said The US Department of Homeland Security has predicted a...
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'Peanuts,' one of the world's most popular cartoons, pushed for Title IX in...

'Peanuts,' one of the world's most popular cartoons, pushed for Title IX in the 1970s

Peanuts was a place where female athletes saw their presence on the playing field explicitly supported. (Image credit: Peanuts © 1979 Peanuts Worldwide LLC) Read more ...

How a massive refinery shortage is contributing to high gas prices

How a massive refinery shortage is contributing to high gas prices

Oil refineries have lost capacity over recent years, making it nearly impossible to increase supply and stabilize gas prices at the pump. Read more ...

The National Park Service expands its African-American history sites

The National Park Service expands its African-American history sites

The National Park Service is trying to include more Black history into the story of America. Some of the proposed sites are painful, others are controversial. Read more ...

Video shows shark swimming very close to South Carolina shore

Video shows shark swimming very close to South Carolina shore

At one point, the shark was seen nearly out of the water, showing just how large it was. Read more ...

With Relief Room, a Fan Pays Tribute to Phillies Relievers

With the Relief Room, a Phillies fan has created an over-the-top shrine to baseball's most unsung players. It is in his downstairs bathroom. Read more ...

France in Focus

The first of a four-part series takes a deep dive into the most contentious issues dividing France. Read more ...

Stormclouds at home dampen Biden's return to Europe

Stormclouds at home dampen Biden's return to Europe

ELMAU, Germany - President Joe Biden stepped back onto the world stage Sunday looking to rally the world's most powerful free nations against a common foe. But turmoil back... Read more ...

The Supreme Court's Faux ‘Originalism'

The Supreme Court's Faux ‘Originalism'

“Originalism has been the reigning constitutional theory of legal conservatives since the election of Ronald Reagan,” a contributor to the National Review wrote recently, with... Read more ...

Energy majors call on the French to save energy

Energy majors call on the French to save energy

Industry CEOs say France is at major risk of shortages and soaring prices The chief executives of French energy companies TotalEnergies, EDF, and Engie have urged the country's... Read more ...

The Best Camping Cookware

Boil 'em, mash 'em, stick 'em in a stew. This guide will make sure you can whip up tasty grub no matter where you end up. Read more ...