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Compassionate conservation is 'seriously flawed'

Science & Nature - Sat, 05/18/2019 - 00:29
The idea that you cannot kill any animal is "fatally flawed" as a conservation concept, scientists argue.

Drone causes US Embassy in Baghdad to go into lockdown

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 23:22
The US Embassy in Baghdad, Iraq, was put on a security lockdown Thursday after an unidentified drone was detected nearby.

What's it like to be bitten by a bedbug?

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 23:05
The blood-sucking parasites have been around for at least 115 million years, according to a recent study.

This is where the Israeli spacecraft crashed into the moon

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 21:14
On April 11, the Israeli Beresheet spacecraft attempted to land on the moon in the ancient volcanic field called the Sea of Serenity -- but it crashed instead. Now, NASA has released images that helped researchers discover the crash site.

Starbucks' big China rival arrives on Wall Street

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 20:20
China's Starbucks has arrived on Wall Street. Luckin Coffee begin trading on Friday and provided an immediate caffeine jolt to the market. The stock surged nearly 50% to $25 a share before pulling back a bit.

You can now find a 'Game of Thrones' counselor near you

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 18:15
Come Sunday, the night will be dark and full of many, many terrors for "Game of Thrones" superfans.

Mars: The box seeking to answer the biggest question

Science & Nature - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 17:00
Europe prepares to send technology to Mars to look for evidence that there is life on the planet.

Elton John and Taron Egerton team up for epic 'Rocket Man' duet

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:22
Talk about the ultimate duet.

Tati Westbrook drops new video in James Charles drama

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 15:03
Tati Westbrook has been trying to take some time away from the James Charles drama, but she shared a video because she "wants the hate to stop."

Yara Shahidi brings faint glow to 'The Sun is Also a Star'

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:49
Teen romances are sometimes only as good as their leads, and "The Sun is Also a Star" has a fine pair in "Black-ish's" Yara Shahidi and "Riverdale's" Charles Melton. The movie, however -- which deals with true love and the universe putting people together -- could have given fate an assist by crafting a more substantial vehicle for them.

Ruby Rose is fierce in 'Batwoman' sneak peek

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:46
Ruby Rose as Batwoman is the post #MeToo superhero we've been waiting for.

'The Big Bang Theory' finale closes with a big dose of heart

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:45
The following contains spoilers about "The Big Bang Theory" series finale.

414 million pieces of plastic found on remote islands

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:36
Almost one million shoes and over 370,000 toothbrushes -- they're among the 414 million pieces of plastic found washed ashore on the remote Cocos (Keeling) Islands in the Indian Ocean, according to new research.

Brexit talks collapse

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:36
Brexit talks between British Prime Minister Theresa May's government and the opposition Labour Party have broken down after they failed to result in a deal.

George Clooney's 'Catch-22' is star-powered satire

Entertainment - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:35
Joseph Heller's anti-war novel "Catch-22" is set during World War II, but was published just as the US began getting into Vietnam, and the 1970 movie came out in the midst of that conflict. George Clooney brings his considerable star power to bear in bringing the satire to Hulu, but the six-part series feels like less than the sum of its parts.

Ex-king to be fined until he has paternity test

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:09
A Belgian court has ruled that Albert II, the former king of Belgium, will be fined €5,000 ($5,600) every day until he takes a DNA test to determine whether he fathered a child during an alleged affair.

I.M. Pei, a disarming and determined visionary

World - Fri, 05/17/2019 - 13:02
I.M. Pei, who died Thursday at the age of 102, was an architect of singular vision. One of the great figures of 20th century modernism, he was perhaps best known for his powerful use of geometry. He employed it to create forms and spaces of exquisite refinement, from his glass pyramid at the Louvre in Paris to the East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington.
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