Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:12:04 GMT
At least 120 dead as quake rocks central Italy
ROME — At least 120 people were killed and dozens more were missing or feared dead Wednesday after a magnitude-6.2 earthquake and a series of aftershocks struck several towns in central Italy, toppling scores of buildings, according to Italy's civil ...
Italy Earthquake: Army Mobilized, Dozens Buried in Amatrice
120 Dead as Powerful Quake Hits Italy
Italy earthquake described as "Dante's Inferno" kills dozens
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:17:08 GMT
At least 1 reported dead, 14 wounded in attack on American University of Afghanistan
DEVELOPING: At least one student died and 14 other people were hurt Wednesday after a "complex attack" involving bombs and gunfire at American University of Afghanistan in Kabul, police and the head of the city's hospitals reported. Photo attributed to ...
American University Of Afghanistan Says It Is Under Attack In Kabul
Explosions, gunfire reported near American University in Afghanistan; 5 injured
American University Attacked in Kabul, Afghanistan
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:00:08 GMT
A planet orbits around the closest star to our Solar System — and it may be habitable
Proxima Centauri, the closest star to our Solar System, has a planet that may have just the right features to support life on its surface. That makes this world the closest possible residence for alien life outside our Solar System — and perhaps the ...
Just 4.2 light-years away, scientists spot a rocky, Earth-like planet that could have liquid water
Scientists say they've found a planet orbiting Proxima Centauri, our closest neighbor
An Epochal Discovery: A Habitable Planet Orbits Our Neighboring Star
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:51:00 GMT
The Latest: US Aiding Operation to Retake Syrian Border Town
New York Times
A U.S. defense official says that American planes are conducting airstrikes as part of the ongoing operation to drive Islamic State militants from the northern Syrian town of Jarablus. The official says that U.S. A-10 and F-16 fighter jets are ...
US, Turkish forces launch major anti-ISIS operation in northern Syria
IS conflict: Turkey-backed Syrian rebels 'take Jarablus'
Syrian rebels backed by Turkish tanks capture key border stronghold from ISIS
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:45:00 GMT
At least 3 reported dead after powerful earthquake strikes central Burma
A powerful earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 rocked central Burma on Wednesday, damaging nearly 100 ancient Buddhist pagodas in the tourist city of Bagan and reportedly killing at least three people. The quake was centered about 15 miles ...
Ancient Buddhist pagodas damaged in Myanmar's magnitude 6.8 earthquake
Earthquake Rattles Myanmar And Neighboring Countries
Myanmar Earthquake Live Updates: Burma Rocked By Magnitude 6.8 Temblor
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:02:40 GMT
What is the Clinton Foundation and why is it controversial?
Washington (CNN) The Clinton Foundation is under intensifying scrutiny as Republicans accuse it of being a corrupt and opaque institution. GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump is calling for a special prosecutor to investigate the foundation and ...
Foundation Donors Who Met, Talked With Clinton
US election: Why is Clinton's foundation so controversial?
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:26:59 GMT
Why Tesla's New Battery Pack Is Important
Tesla Motors announced a breakthrough on Tuesday that was the stuff of energy nerds: a new battery pack for its performance cars that packed more energy into it. The not-so-geeky result of that new 100 kilowatt-hour battery pack are cars that can ...
Tesla unveils a powerful new battery. Will more zoom make a difference?
How The Hell Did Tesla Get The Model S Landboat To Go 0–60 MPH In 2.5 Seconds?
The Tesla Model S P100D Is Not the "Fastest Car in the World"
Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:17:47 GMT
The Senator's Daughter Who Raised Prices on the EpiPen
Members of Congress are in an unusual position as they demand an explanation for Mylan NV's 400 percent price hike for the EpiPen and focus attention squarely on its CEO: Heather Bresch. If lawmakers follow the usual script, Bresch could get called up ...
How a senator's daughter became CEO of the company at the center of the EpiPen controversy
EpiPen Maker Also Hiked Prices on a Slew of Other Medications
Senator Amy Klobuchar Pushes EpiPen Makers to Explain Their 400 Percent Price Hike