Mom Tells Off EPA Director Scott Pruitt at Washington Restaurant

While Mink and her husband claim that Pruitt "fled the restaurant" shortly after the exchange, an EPA spokesperson says the exchange was civil and even welcome. "His leaving had nothing to do with the confrontation, he had simply finished his meal an... More..

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Environment Canada issues heat warning for P.E.I
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Environment Canada issues heat warning for P.E.I

The spate of deaths may seem high, but Dr. Mylene Drouin, Montreal's regional director of Public Health, says it could have been much deadlier. Montreal city hall unveiled an "extreme heat" plan on Tuesday th...More..

Air pollution contributes to diabetes
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Air pollution contributes to diabetes

This exercise helped the researchers weed out spurious associations. While previous studies have attempted to link the disease to air pollution , the new paper gathered data and quantified the global bur...More..

Plastic bag ban sparks attacks on supermarket staff in Australia
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Plastic bag ban sparks attacks on supermarket staff in Australia

Woolworths and Coles a year ago declared plans to wilfully expel free lightweight plastic bags from their stores broadly and rather offer all the more naturally benevolent reusable bags for 15 Aus pennies (11 U...More..

Hosepipe ban remains as heatwave continues into July
by | Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Hosepipe ban remains as heatwave continues into July

The first summer hosepipe ban to be ordered in Northern Ireland in 23 years remains in place. The Water Conservation Order will be in place until July 31 but Irish Water will keep the situation under review...More..

In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

In Supreme Court pick, Trump can push conservative social agenda

Trump did not identify the finalists for the slot being vacated by retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy , and said he would interview "one or two" candidates during his weekend stay at his golf club in Bedminster,...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Mars Shows Off This Month Before Blood Moon Eclipse

But you may have to travel to see it since the eclipse will only be visible in parts of South America, much of Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia. UTC (4:22 p.m. Because Mars and Earth orbit the sun a...More..

Stephen Hawking Dead: Theoretical Physicist Dies at 76
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Stephen Hawking Dead: Theoretical Physicist Dies at 76

Stephen William Hawking, though, was far from normal. Stephen William Hawking will live on forever as one of the brightest and most profound scientists to grace the scientific fraternity. The physicist al...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

This Is the First Ever Picture of a Newborn Planet

The new planet is named PDS 70b because it was caught forming a dusty disc around a star called PDS 70. The surface temperature is now a steamy 1000 degrees Celsius (1832 degrees F). Without the mask, the light...More..

Former federal judge: New Supreme Court appointment could impact abortion
by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Former federal judge: New Supreme Court appointment could impact abortion

The president says he is considering two women among a group of at least five potential candidates for the nation's high court. The president and Senate Republicans are moving quickly to replace the retiring ...More..

by | Tuesday, July 03, 2018

Astronomers capture first ever pictures of a planet being born

The planet, dubbed PDS 70b, was detected by an global team using the European Southern Observatory's Very Large Telescope in Chile and its planet-hunting instrument, called SPHERE. The SPHERE device - which...More..

Activists Protest Enbridge Line 3 Decision
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Activists Protest Enbridge Line 3 Decision

The company wants to pull the old network out and replace it with a new line capable of carrying more Canadian oil through the region. The pipeline will add about 375,000 barrels per day of export capacity in...More..

by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Trump predicts 'vicious' fight over Supreme Court vacancy

Kennedy's news that he'll leave the court next month immediately activated a network of White House aides, congressional allies and outside advocates, all set for their second Supreme Court confirmation fig...More..

Floating AI Robot Sent to Space
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Floating AI Robot Sent to Space

Gerst can also ask CIMON questions about those experiments on which he will work. The spacecraft should arrive at the ISS around 5:30 a.m. on Monday, July 2, and splash down in the Pacific Ocean off the c...More..

Extreme heat expected today and tomorrow with dangerously high heat indices
by | Monday, July 02, 2018

Extreme heat expected today and tomorrow with dangerously high heat indices

Make sure they have access to the same cooling methods you do, and stay hydrated with water! Here's a look at heat index values for Friday and Saturday . Typical highs for the region this time of year are in t...More..

US Top Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban Targeting Muslim-Majority Nations
by | Sunday, July 01, 2018

US Top Court Upholds Trump Travel Ban Targeting Muslim-Majority Nations

Muslim Advocates, an organization that has filed eight lawsuits related to the entrance policy, said they were totally hopeless but blasted the court battle as just "one fight in a broader battle against Trump'...More..

Trump to move quickly on Supreme Court nominee
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump to move quickly on Supreme Court nominee

Trump, who is in New Jersey for the weekend, said he plans to interview one or two candidates on Saturday or Sunday before announcing his nominee after the Fourth of July. "[Democrats] keep hoping that they'r...More..

Isro looks to power India with helium-3 mined on moon
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Isro looks to power India with helium-3 mined on moon

And a quarter of that, if brought to earth, will be enough to meet the energy demands of the world for centuries. "I don't want to be just a part of them, and I want to lead them". India is preparing its second...More..

Trump Supreme Court pick set for July 9; two women under consideration
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump Supreme Court pick set for July 9; two women under consideration

Trump says he thinks that is "inappropriate to discuss". He plans to begin interviewing possible candidates Monday but may meet with some this weekend in New Jersey. Lee, a Mormon, has spoken out against Roe...More..

Trump says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee on July 9
by | Saturday, June 30, 2018

Trump says he'll announce Supreme Court nominee on July 9

When Trump ran for president in 2016, he pledged to appoint "pro-life" justices to the Supreme Court, while his running mate, now-vice president Mike Pence, said that he hoped to see Roe v. A final decision, h...More..