Taliban kill 42 Afghan police, soldiers in latest attack
Taliban kill 42 Afghan police, soldiers in latest attack
Rick Docksai - 8 hours ago
Taliban fighters killed 35 Afghan soldiers and nine police officers in an attack on an outpost in Afghanistan's Baghlan province, the latest in a series of clashes besetting the wartorn country.
NASA forms flight crew for first launch from U.S. since 2010 NASA forms flight crew for first launch from U.S. since 2010
Rick Docksai - Aug 06, 2018
NASA held a ceremony Friday introducing its new nine-member flight crew, who will embark on the first flights to space from U.S. launch pads some time in the next year.
Trump thinks he can talk Mueller's team into dropping investigation Trump thinks he can talk Mueller's team into dropping investigation
Rick Docksai - Aug 06, 2018
President Trump is pushing harder for a sit-down interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller's teams.
Medicare-for-All would lower U.S. health-care spending by $2 trillion, says new study Medicare-for-All would lower U.S. health-care spending by $2 trillion, says new study
Rick Docksai - Aug 01, 2018
A right-of-center think tank report critiquing the potential costs of single-payer national health insurance found that it could lower health-care spending overall by $2 trillion or more over the next decade.
Lawsuit alleges the Lawsuit alleges the "ginger" in Ginger Ale is false advertising
Rick Docksai - Aug 01, 2018
A New York resident is suing Canada Dry over its Ginger Ale, complaining that it doesn't have real ginger in it as advertised.
Substance in cannabis could lengthen cancer patients' lives Substance in cannabis could lengthen cancer patients' lives
Rick Docksai - Jul 31, 2018
Studies in mice suggest that cannabidiol, a substance in cannabis, could boost the effectiveness of drugs for pancreatic cancer.
Somalia's al-Shabaab storms government military base Somalia's al-Shabaab storms government military base
Rick Docksai - Jul 24, 2018
After seizing control of a small town in Somalia's Puntland region, Islamic militant group al-Shabaab reportedly attacked a Somali military base Monday near the south coast and killed 27 troops.
Scientists find out why some people overeat Scientists find out why some people overeat
Neil Raymond - Jul 21, 2018
Scientists did a study to find out why people overeat, according to Life Sciences. The reason why people overeat may be due to to how their brain rewards them for eating.
States consider banning kids' tackle football games States consider banning kids' tackle football games
Rick Docksai - Jul 17, 2018
Maryland and other states are considering banning tackle football and other high-impact sports for children, citing injury concerns.
Florida's Puerto Rican voters could determine U.S. Senate race Florida's Puerto Rican voters could determine U.S. Senate race
Rick Docksai - Jul 12, 2018
Puerto Rican hurricane refugees are shaping out to be a crucial voting bloc in Florida, where incumbent Senator Bill Nelson and his Republican challenger, former Governor Rick Scott, are both aggressively seeking their support.
Senate passes near-unanimous resolution supporting NATO Senate passes near-unanimous resolution supporting NATO
Rick Docksai - Jul 12, 2018
The Senate passed a resolution affirming U.S. support of NATO by a near-unanimous vote of 97-2, a move that contrasts with President Trump's escalating criticisms of the alliance this week.
As demand for organics grows, Americans buy more food imports As demand for organics grows, Americans buy more food imports
Rick Docksai - Jul 10, 2018
U.S. consumers' demand for organic produce is growing by 20% a year, and while U.S. farmers struggle to catch up.
Federal judge rules against Trump administration's child-detainee policy Federal judge rules against Trump administration's child-detainee policy
Rick Docksai - Jul 10, 2018
A federal judge rejected the Justice Department's attempt to legally justify the prolonged detainment of immigrant children.
Pompeo talks de-nuclearization specifics with North Koreans Pompeo talks de-nuclearization specifics with North Koreans
Rick Docksai - Jul 09, 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is in North Korea today, trying to get some concrete commitments from North Korean leaders on when and how they intend to fulfill leader Kim Jong Un's pledge to get rid of the country's nuclear arsenal.
DOJ requests more time to reunite separated migrant families DOJ requests more time to reunite separated migrant families
Rick Docksai - Jul 09, 2018
The Justice Department asked for an extension Friday to a court-imposed deadline for reuniting separated migrant families, arguing that it needs more time to run background checks on each parent.
Iranian and EU leaders meet as U.S. sanctions loom Iranian and EU leaders meet as U.S. sanctions loom
Rick Docksai - Jul 07, 2018
With U.S. sanctions on Iran set to take effect again next month, Iranian and European leaders met Friday to seek agreement on they can minimize the sanctions' harms to Iran's economy.
Tax breaks for Big Tech aren't worth it, says study Tax breaks for Big Tech aren't worth it, says study
Rick Docksai - Jul 03, 2018
States are draining their coffers to offer tech giants such as Amazon and FoxConn taxpayer subsidies to come and create jobs.
Canada's tariffs on U.S. goods take effect Canada's tariffs on U.S. goods take effect
Rick Docksai - Jul 02, 2018
Canada followed through on threat to enact new tariffs on U.S. goods July 1, while U.S. companies said that they are already feeling the pain of the European Union's newly enacted tariffs on U.S. motorcycles, bourbons, and other products.
As Syrian army gain ground, new humanitarian crisis looms As Syrian army gain ground, new humanitarian crisis looms
Rick Docksai - Jul 02, 2018
An advance by Syrian government forces into east Daraa has already displaced more than 160,000 people.
FEMA housing program for hurricane survivors ends this weekend FEMA housing program for hurricane survivors ends this weekend
Rick Docksai - Jun 30, 2018
A FEMA program temporarily housing displaced survivors of last year's hurricanes is closing its doors this weekend.
Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports Earth has more rivers than previously thought, study reports
Joseph Scalise - Jun 30, 2018
Rivers and streams may have a large impact on climate change.
Five dead in 'targeted attack' at Capital Gazette newspaper Five dead in 'targeted attack' at Capital Gazette newspaper
Tyler MacDonald - Jun 29, 2018
Five people are reported dead in a "targeted attack" on the Capital Gazette newspaper located in Annapolis.