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Astronomers capture brightest light ever seen by humanity, more energy in seconds than 10bn years of our sun

Astronomers capture brightest light ever seen by humanity, more energy in seconds than 10bn years of our sun

30 minutes ago   |   RT

After almost 50 years of waiting, scientists have finally directly witnessed a gamma ray burst, in an explosion which has set the record for the brightest light ever witnessed...
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Fremont WWII veteran survives combat only to be 'killed by clerical error' 73 years later, stripping him of his VA benefits

4 hours ago   |   ABC

Vern Hunt survived two years of brutal combat on the front lines in World War II Germany only to be killed by a "clerical error" 73 years later. The VA couldn't correct its own...
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Body of long-dead man found in his suburban Dallas apartment

5 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio   |   2 articles

DESOTO, Texas - The body of a long-dead man has been found in his suburban Dallas apartment. DeSoto police say the body of 51-year-old Ronald Wayne White was found on the...
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Former Red Sox World Series champion released by Yankees

Former Red Sox World Series champion released by Yankees

6 hours ago   |   WCVB   |   2 articles

The oft-injured outfielder was cut despite having more than $26 million left on his contract.
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Brian Cashman may have foreshadowed Jacoby Ellsbury's Yankees release

Brian Cashman may have foreshadowed Jacoby Ellsbury's Yankees release

6 hours ago   |   New York Post

Jacoby Ellsbury's release Wednesday night surprised many in the baseball world, but Yankees general manager Brian Cashman in October hinted his failed $153 million player's...
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SWU students pack Christmas boxes for children in need around the world

SWU students pack Christmas boxes for children in need around the world

8 hours ago   |   WYFF

Students pack boxes for Operation Christmas Child.
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Peer Inside Tashkent's Art-Filled Subway

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

For decades, the city's elaborately decorated metro stations were largely hidden from the outside world.
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Apple pulls ‘The Banker' last-minute from AFI Fest over ‘concerns'

Apple pulls ‘The Banker' last-minute from AFI Fest over ‘concerns'

9 hours ago   |   New York Post   |   5 articles

Apple is learning that making original content is not as easy as it streams. After shaky reviews for its initial TV offerings, Apple TV+ service's first major film, “The...
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Original Gerber baby, Ann Turner Cook, celebrates 93rd birthday

9 hours ago   |   WGN TV   |   3 articles

CHICAGO - The Original Gerber Baby, Ann Turner Cook celebrated her 93rd birthday on Wednesday. Cook was about 4 months old in 1927 when her iconic image was sketched in...
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DNR EagleCam Fans Can Now Listen In

10 hours ago   |   CBS

MINNEAPOLIS - It's reality TV with eagles. The DNR's live eagle camera became public in 2012. It's been viewed by people in 180 different countries and all 50 states. But up...
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AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

AP FACT CHECK: Claims from the Democratic debate

Ten Democrats seeking the presidency battled it out Wednesday night in a debate just over two months before the primary voting begins. Read more ...

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Impeachment hearings continue with 2 more witnesses after Sondland testimony

Laura Cooper, a deputy assistant secretary of defense, and David Hale, a State Department official are testifying Wednesday evening. Read more ...

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Democratic Debate: Buttigieg looks to prove his staying power

Mayor Pete Buttigieg tops Iowa presidential caucus polls, and now he'll face the scrutiny that comes with his climb as Democrats gather for their fifth 2020 primary debate. Read more ...

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

A Hollywood executive wanted Julia Roberts to play Harriet Tubman in a biopic

The screenwriter of the film said that when someone suggested Julia Roberts could not play the role, the executive responded, "It was so long ago. No one is going to know the... Read more ...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs...

Officials: Teen arrested for using a remote-controlled car to smuggle drugs across US-Mexico border

The 16-year-old U.S. citizen was arrested Sunday after border agents spotted him carrying two large duffel bags and ducking in and out of an agent's view. Read more ...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about...

Prince Andrew stepping back from public duties after his interview about Jeffrey Epstein ties

He said he regrets his association with Jeffrey Epstein and that he "deeply sympathizes" with Epstein's victims. Read more ...

‘I said the FIRST!' Biden boasts that he has support of ‘only' female...

‘I said the FIRST!' Biden boasts that he has support of ‘only' female African-American senator while on stage with Kamala Harris

Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden was forced to swiftly correct himself during a debate after bragging that he had support from the “only” black female senator ever... Read more ...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted...

President Trump responds to Sondland's testimony, insists he wanted 'nothing' from Ukraine

President Donald Trump is insisting that he wanted "nothing'' from Ukraine and declared that impeachment hearings should be brought to an end. Read more ...

1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, new survey finds

1 in 4 Europeans hold anti-Semitic beliefs, new survey finds

A new survey shows about one in four Europeans holding anti-Semitic beliefs, with such attitudes on the rise in Eastern and Central European countries. The poll of 14 countries... Read more ...

Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Trump hosted secret White House dinner with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg attended a secret dinner at the White House last month with President Trump and tech investor Peter Thiel, a report said Wednesday. The previously... Read more ...