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Here’s what you missed this weekend: The United States federal government closed down, another leading United States military authorities left over a rift with Trump, and a tsunami ravaged Indonesia

Here’s what you missed this weekend: The United States federal government...

"Seinfeld" has infiltrated Google, with Festivus. Festivus is a non-denominational holiday — as in "Festivus, for the rest of us" — popularized by the classic sitcom "Seinfeld." Now when you Google "Festivus", a Festivus pole appears on the page.
Trump’s previous strategy to construct a tower in Moscow has actually come under fire. Here are all the Trump Towers that have really been developed.

Trump’s previous strategy to construct a tower in Moscow has actually...

Donald Trump's real-estate dealings have cast a persistent shadow over his presidency. Even before the president took office, accusations of fraud surrounding the Trump Organization have prompted news organizations and members of the public to question his ethics and legal standing. This skepticism reached new heights in January after BuzzFeed News reported that Trump directed…
Meet WFIRST, the next-gen area telescope Trump desires dead

Meet WFIRST, the next-gen area telescope Trump desires dead

Artist's Rendering of Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) NASA For the second time in the past two years, the Trump administration has proposed canceling a planned space telescope that could help us search for life on distant exoplanets, unlock the mysteries of dark energy and explain the universe's other persistent puzzles.    The White House…
President Trump stated his uncle was a ‘excellent teacher at MIT for several years’– here’s what to learn about John Trump

President Trump stated his uncle was a ‘excellent teacher at MIT...

President Donald Trump isn't known to be a big fan of scientists. For two years in a row, Trump has proposed slashing science research budgets at federal agencies including NASA, the Department of Energy (DOE), and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Congress rejected those cuts, with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle instead supporting…
Trump administration puts offshore drilling growth in Arctic, Atlantic on ice

Trump administration puts offshore drilling growth in Arctic, Atlantic on ice

Enlarge / Shell has halted the controversial oil drilling in the Chukchi Sea, citing the marginal discovery of oil was "not enough to continue the search for the foreseeable" future. In a statement on September 28, the company said, "Shell will now cease further exploration activity in offshore Alaska for the foreseeable future." Photo by…
Trump’s previous strategy to develop a tower in Moscow is under examination. Here are all the Trump Towers that have actually been developed.

Trump’s previous strategy to develop a tower in Moscow is under...

Donald Trump's real-estate dealings have cast a persistent shadow over his presidency. Even before he became president, accusations of fraud surrounding the Trump Organization have prompted news organizations and members of the public to question his ethics and legal standing. This skepticism reached new heights in January after BuzzFeed News reported that Trump directed his…
As United States coal usage drops to 1979 levels, EPA might reduce guidelines on brand-new coal plants

As United States coal usage drops to 1979 levels, EPA might...

Enlarge / An eastbound Norfolk Southern Corp. unit coal train passes through Waddy, Kentucky. The Trump administration's Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) appears poised to roll back Obama-era rules that effectively prevented new coal plants from opening in the US. The rules required new coal plants to emit no more than 1,400 pounds of CO2 per…
Fulfill the next-gen area telescope Trump desires dead

Fulfill the next-gen area telescope Trump desires dead

Artist's Rendering of Wide-Field Infrared Survey Telescope (WFIRST) NASA For the second time in the past two years, the Trump administration has proposed canceling a planned space telescope that could help us search for life on distant exoplanets, unlock the mysteries of dark energy and explain the universe's other persistent puzzles.    The White House…
Trump administration completes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Strategy

Trump administration completes replacement for Obama’s Clean Power Strategy

Enlarge / A truck loaded with coal is viewed at the Eagle Butte Coal Mine, which is operated by Alpha Coal, on Monday May 08, 2017, in Gillette, Wyoming. On Wednesday, Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler signed the "Affordable Clean Energy" rule, known as ACE, to replace the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, or…
Trump Tosses Assistance Behind Repair For Surprise Medical Costs, However Obstacles Remain

Trump Tosses Assistance Behind Repair For Surprise Medical Costs, However Obstacles...

President Trump called for legislative action on surprise medical bills during a White House event Thursday. Evan Vucci/AP hide caption toggle caption Evan Vucci/AP President Trump called for legislative action on surprise medical bills during a White House event Thursday. Evan Vucci/AP President Trump called on Republicans and Democrats to pass legislation this year to…

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