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Melania Trump gets rave reviews in Saudi press

World - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:12
First lady Melania Trump's fashion choices got rave reviews in local Saudi Arabian press Sunday, despite forgoing the customary headscarf.

Tax plastic drinking straws, firm says

Science & Nature - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 14:11
A waste disposal firm claims that plastic drinking straws are "the ultimate in human wastefulness".

Everest's historic 'Hillary Step' has not collapsed, officials say

World - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:54
Authorities in Nepal have denied reports that the famed "Hillary Step" on Mount Everest has collapsed, despite a veteran climber saying he saw it first hand during an ascent last week.

Trump's anti-Iran aggression couldn't come at a worse time

World - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:34
At first glance, it appears that there are only two clear paths that the US can take when dealing with the Middle East: the Sunni path of Saudi Arabia and the bulk of its Gulf allies, on the one hand; or the Shiite path represented by Iran.

Billboard Music Awards 2017: What you missed

Entertainment - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 13:24
The 2017 Billboard Music Awards were held Sunday in Las Vegas and oh what a night.

Jerusalem's 5 most contested holy sites

World - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:47
Heaven and Earth are said to meet atop Jerusalem's sacred mounts, but the city's stony streets have seen more than their share of violence.

Two dead whales at Felixstowe and Orford

Science & Nature - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 12:17
One is up a river estuary, the other is awaiting removal from a beach.

How newsrooms are keeping up with endless leaks

Entertainment - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 11:35
Washington Post editor Scott Wilson says that covering recent events has been "an adventure and a challenge" for reporters working around the clock keeping up with the breaking news cycle.

The moment a sea lion pulls a girl under water

Science & Nature - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:58
Experts warn against getting too close to wild animals after a sea lion pulls a young girl under water.

All three chicks at Cairngorms osprey nest die

Science & Nature - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 10:23
The nest in the Cairngorms in which three osprey chicks had hatched now appears to have been abandoned.

Locked out of China, South Korea's K-pop stars are heading to the US

Entertainment - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 07:34
China's loss is America's gain.

Seth Meyers staffed up to keep up with the news cycle

Entertainment - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 06:49
Seth Meyers may have issued an on-air invite to House Speaker Paul Ryan, but the "Late Night" host is not holding his breath waiting for the RSVP.

More die in bathtubs than in terrorism; what should we conclude?

World - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 03:10
The authors argue that Americans expect their government to protect them from terrorist attacks and investing in counter-terrorism efforts is more than justified

'Twin Peaks' return piques curiosity

Entertainment - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 03:02
The following contains spoilers about the "Twin Peaks" premiere.

Trump's new tune on Islam

World - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 01:49
President Donald Trump's speech Sunday will likely be met with skepticism and frustration in the Muslim world, according to experts in the Middle East who said his sudden shift in tone on Islam was unconvincing.

Brexit barriers 'would harm science', say universities

Science & Nature - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 01:47
Make science and research a priority in Brexit talks, says Russell Group.

'Mom' ditches Emmy campaign to donate to Planned Parenthood

Entertainment - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 01:35
CBS's "Mom" put its plans for an Emmy campaign on hold in support of Planned Parenthood.

Immigrants eye Canada as US deportation fears grow

World - Mon, 05/22/2017 - 01:29
Pass through the pews of Our Lady of Guadalupe church and you'll get a glimpse of this country's newest immigrants.
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