WASHINGTONNEWSTIMES.COM: The Worldwide Leader in News 2019-06-15 00:30

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’

Scientists can now access data from within Mount Everest's so-called death zone — the highest part of the mountain that sits over 26,000 feet above sea level where there isn't enough oxygen ...

New ‘window into the planet’ installed in Mount Everest’s ‘death zone’

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Scientists Just Installed the World’s Highest Weather Station in Mount Everest's ‘Death Zone’ Scientists announced on Thursday that they successfully installed five automated stations, including the highest weather station in world, on Mount Everest’s flank. At 27,658 feet (8,430 meters) above sea level, the station is set to record some of t...
2019-06-14 02:30

Mount Everest death spike: Inexperienced climbers, competitive tour groups, bad weather window to blame, experts believe An American climber became the latest to perish after reaching the world's tallest summit on Monday amid concerns that overcrowding on Mount Everest is leading the highest number of deaths on the mountain since 2015....
2019-05-28 20:45

We’re Eating This Planet to Death A new IPCC report is clear: If we can’t figure out how to feed our species more sustainably, climate change will accelerate and make it harder to grow food....
2019-08-08 20:00

Congestion on Everest leads to backlog of climbers in 'death zone' Local media cites recent deaths of three people as cause for hours-long queue in freezing temperaturesHundreds of climbers hoping to make it to the summit of the world’s tallest mountain were forced to queue for hours in freezing temperatures at high...
2019-05-23 23:30

Toddler who fell to death from cruise ship 'slipped out of open window' Family’s lawyer claims window was left open in children’s play area on 11th storey of Freedom of the Seas in Puerto Rico An 18-month-old Indiana girl who fell to her death from the 11th storey of a cruise ship in Puerto Rico plunged from a window ine...
2019-07-10 04:45

Toddler cruise ship death: Grandfather thought window was closed, lawyer says Attorney Michael Winkleman told NBC's Today Show that 18-month-old Chloe Weigand's grandfather sat her on a railing in a play area near what he believed was a closed window.       ...
2019-07-09 20:45

Indiana toddler fell to death from open window on cruise ship, attorney says An Indiana toddler who plunged to her death from the 11th story of a cruise ship docked in Puerto Rico fell from a window that had been left open, an attorney for the girl’s family said Tuesday....
2019-07-10 08:45

Mum screams as toddler falls to death cruise ship after grandad ‘dangled her from window' A TRAUMATISED mum screamed as her toddler fell to her death on a Royal Caribbean cruise ship while her grandad reportedly dangled her out of a window....
2019-07-08 14:45

Mount Everest death toll increases to 11 after Chris Kulish dies The death toll for this year's climbing season on Mount Everest rose to 11 on Monday after a Colorado attorney died while descending from the tallest peak in the world, Nepalese tourism officials said....
2019-05-28 01:15

Mount Everest death toll rise not solely due to overcrowding, Nepal official says A recent spike in deaths atop the tallest mountain in the world doesn't solely have to do with recent overcrowding but includes a myriad of other factors, a top official in Nepal said Sunday....
2019-05-27 23:15

Mount Everest death spike prompting review of 'all the old laws,' Nepal official says A climbing season that's be married by the highest death toll in on Mount Everest in four years has prompted officials in Nepal to review rules about who is allowed up the mountain, after complaints of overcrowding and inexperienced climbers....
2019-05-29 21:00

Ask the Captain: I have the window seat in Row 10 but where's my window? Pilot John Cox on why your window seat may be missing the window; plus, what's the deal with how airlines number flights?       ...
2019-06-15 10:15

'Hot Zone' writer Richard Preston revisits Ebola virus in ominous 'Crisis in the Red Zone' "The Hot Zone" writer Richard Preston revisits the Ebola virus in the fantastic and ominous "Crisis in the Red Zone."        ...
2019-07-22 17:30

Opinion: 'No negative zone'? May this be the start of the 'no O.J. Simpson zone' On anniversary best forgotten, it's time to look for the 'no O.J. Simpson zone' and pivot to people we should care about on this infamous day.       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

Pokémon Manholes Installed Across Japan Japanese cities and towns across the country have their own manhole designs. Each one is unique and reflects the local culture, history or beauty. Fittingly, the country now has Pokémon manholes....
2019-08-14 16:15

Android phones come with pre-installed malware Google has made significant headway when it comes to removing malware from the Play Store but a recent Black Hat presentation from a Google Project Zero researcher has shined light on the fact that many devices ship with malicious apps pre-installed....
2019-08-14 01:45

Archbishop Gregory installed in Washington, DC The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory was installed Tuesday as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors. (May 21)        ...
2019-05-22 07:15

You installed a browser extension. It’s selling everything you do. The Washington Post’s Geoffrey A. Fowler explains why installing extensions — that seemingly helpful piece of software — to your web browser might be bad idea....
2019-07-18 14:30

How to Find Spyware Your Employer Installed on Your Computer and What to Do About It There are employers and IT departments out there that take an extreme approach to monitoring what the staff gets up to on company-owned equipment. You may not be able to change the policies of the firm that you work for, but you can at least check if...
2019-08-05 15:30

Wilton Gregory installed as new archbishop of Washington The Rev. Wilton D. Gregory has been installed as the seventh archbishop of Washington following a pair of high-profile sexual abuse cases that ensnared his two predecessors....
2019-05-21 23:30

Electric car charge points to be installed in every new home News 15 Jul, 2019 England will be the first country in the world to introduce mandatory electric car charging points for new-build homes...
2019-07-15 21:00

Heathrow to end ban on liquids in hand luggage as new 3D scanners are installed Passengers will be able to carry liquids and laptops through security at Heathrow inside their hand luggage after new security scanners are installed....
2019-06-06 10:30

Apollo 11 installed an experiment on the Moon that is still working today NASA’s Apollo 11 mission broke new ground in a lot of obvious ways. Landing humans on the lunar surface was a huge accomplishment, as was the first (and each subsequent) moonwalk. But not everything about Apollo 11 is mere nostalgia for NASA, a...
2019-07-31 22:30

Seesaw installed along US-Mexico border to allow kids to play together SUNLAND PARK, NM (NBC NEWS) – Two California professors created seesaws at the United States-Mexico border wall to allow children in both countries to play with each other. Ronald Rael, an architecture professor at the University of California,...
2019-07-31 18:45

Surveillance app installed on phones of Xinjiang visitors: report China's far-reaching security network is targeting tourists, with border guards secretly installing a surveillance app onto the phones of visitors to Xinjiang, according to a joint report by several major international media organizations....
2019-07-03 20:15

Enormous Flight Simulator Installed In Tokyo Hotel If you like airplanes, then this is the hotel for you. The Haneda Excel Hotel Tokyu, which is connected to Terminal 2 of Haneda International Airport in Tokyo, will offer a room outfitted with a full-sized flight simulator. Fittingly, it’s called the...
2019-07-10 16:15

This Wrenching Genius Installed Lawnmower Engines Into His Military Jeeps The Willys M38A1s that powered U.S. troops through Korea and Vietnam came from the factory with torquey “Hurricane” 134 cubic-inch four-cylinder engines. But one owner in Pennsylvania swapped his military Jeeps’ original engines out for off-the-shelf...
2019-06-12 16:45

10+ million Android users installed a fake Samsung update app In recent months, we’ve seen quite a few reports of the Google Play Store hosting counterfeit apps that are designed to dupe users and earn money through ad farms. In the latest reveal, CSIS Security Group’s report suggests that a fake app  – promisi...
2019-07-05 15:30

Warriors installed as Finals favorite over TBD Bucks-Raptors winner Golden State clinched a spot in a fifth consecutive NBA Finals and sportsbooks installed the Warriors as the favorites against an opponent to be determined from the Eastern Conference....
2019-05-21 18:45

First new DoD NEXRAD weather radar installed at Cannon Air Force Base The U.S. Air Force installed the first of 25 refurbished weather radar systems at Cannon Air Force Base as part of a three-agency effort to standardize the 180-radar system used by the National Weather Service, FAA and U.S. military....
2019-07-12 01:15

Chinese officials reportedly installed a surveillance app on tourists' phones Chinese border guards are reportedly installing surveillance apps on the phones of some travelers. According to an investigation by the Guardian, The New York Times and Süddeutsche Zeitung, the app extracts emails, texts and contacts, as well as...
2019-07-03 06:30

Silent Mac update nukes dangerous webserver installed by Zoom Enlarge (credit: Kena Betancur/Getty Images) Apple said it has pushed a silent macOS update that removes the undocumented webserver that was installed by the Zoom conferencing app for Mac. The webserver accepts connections from any device connected...
2019-07-11 07:00

New leaders installed at top immigration agencies amid questions over DHS secretary’s future The Trump administration named new leaders Thursday to top immigration agencies amid a deepening crisis at the border -- and swirling speculation over the future of the Homeland Security secretary who oversees it all after he was accused of leaking a...
2019-06-27 20:15

New Huawei phones won't have Facebook, WhatsApp or Instagram pre-installed, report says Facebook has stopped letting its apps come pre-installed on Huawei smartphones in order to comply with government restrictions.        ...
2019-06-07 17:15

Update Your Dell Laptop Now to Fix a Critical Security Flaw in Pre-Installed Software If you own a Dell, now would be a good time to update your system. Even if your PC wasn’t manufactured by Dell, it’s possible that a new vulnerability affecting millions could apply to you. Read more......
2019-06-21 19:00

Roof with a view: Helter skelter installed in nave of Norwich Cathedral Ceiling ‘every bit as wonderful’ as the Sistine Chapel in Rome, says the Rev Andy BryantA cathedral has installed a 55ft-tall helter skelter in its nave so that visitors can enjoy a better view of its ornate roof.The Rev Canon Andy Bryant, of Norwich...
2019-08-09 13:00

Amusement park ride installed in Norwich Cathedral, finally making church fun Cathedrals, built high over the centuries to dominate the minds and natural landscape of the surrounding area, are often extraordinarily beautiful buildings. Regardless of one’s personal faith, they, like so many religious monuments, feature stunning...
2019-08-09 23:45

Huawei Mate X will launch no later than September will Android installed says Huawei executive The Samsung Galaxy Fold was delayed just days before its April 26th launch and a new release date still has not been announced. That would seem to be the perfect opportunity for Huawei to sneak in and launch its foldable Mate X first to soak up all o...
2019-06-22 05:30

Huawei Mate X will launch no later than September with Android installed says Huawei executive The Samsung Galaxy Fold was delayed just days before its April 26th launch and a new release date still has not been announced. That would seem to be the perfect opportunity for Huawei to sneak in and launch its foldable Mate X first to soak up all o...
2019-06-22 09:15

US like a 'war zone' after 500 tornadoes in 30 days America has been hit with 500 tornadoes in the last 30 days, with Tuesday breaking a 40-year record by marking the 12th day in a row with at least eight tornado reports, according to US forecasters....
2019-05-29 16:45

How ‘The Twilight Zone’ First Saw Man on the Moon The 1959 pilot episode, airing a decade before the first moon landing, bore what would become the series’ hallmark: narrating Cold War anxieties through a mix of science and superstition....
2019-06-27 19:15

NASA’s X-59 supersonic jet will have a 4K TV instead of a forward window NASA’s X-59 QueSST experimental quiet supersonic aircraft will have a cockpit like no other — featuring a big 4K screen where you’d normally have a front window. Why? Because this is one weird-looking plane. The X-59, which is being deve...
2019-06-19 21:15

Bundesliga: The summer transfer window The end of the Bundesliga season can only mean one thing: The summer transfer window is open! And several German clubs have already been busy. Keep on top of all the comings and goings with DW's transfer ticker....
2019-05-27 18:01

One in every 108 people on the planet has been displaced More than 70 million people have been forced to flee their homes due to violence or persecution, the United Nations has said, as the global migrant crisis pushed the number of displaced people to a new all-time high....
2019-06-19 14:15

Teamgroup 1TB SSD is now the cheapest on the planet Head over to Newegg (rather than Amazon) in order to buy the cheapest 1TB solid state drive in the world. The Team Group L5 3D Lite costs only $76.99, a 21% drop from its non-sale price of $96.99. It comes with free shipping in the US and you won...
2019-07-12 14:15

Planet Fitness Must Come Down to Earth Our third annual Summer Stock Picking Contest begins. Fast-growing gym chain Planet Fitness depends on a constant supply of flabby customers and is priced for unit growth that could take a hit in a downturn....
2019-08-11 16:45

The Demilitarised Zone Separating Two Koreas US President Donald Trump held talks with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarised Zone (DMZ) between the two Koreas on Sunday, the third meeting between the two leaders in just over a......
2019-06-30 14:15

Apple may have mistakenly leaked the Mac Pro launch window It’s often been said that the most powerful division within Apple — outside of Jony Ive’s design group — is the company’s marketing division. It may sound counter-intuitive at first glance, but given how seriously Apple ...
2019-06-11 09:45

The US DOC gives Huawei a 90-day window to support existing devices Enlarge (credit: Huawei) The Trump administration is working to ban Huawei products from the US market and ban US companies from supplying the Chinese company with software and components. The move will have wide-ranging consequences for Huawei's s...
2019-05-22 06:30

11-Foot Alligator Breaks Into Home Through Window A late-night intruder at her home woke up a woman on Friday - but it was no ordinary burglar that she found when she went to investigate. In her kitchen, the Florida woman found an 11-foot-long......
2019-06-03 21:15

All 20 clubs graded: How did your team do in the transfer window? "Premier League clubs spent around £1.4 billion this summer – but how much of it was wisely spent, and which clubs needed to dip into their pockets a bit more?"...
2019-08-09 15:30

Spelunky 2 misses its 2019 release window Spelunky 2 was supposed to launch in 2019, but it's no longer going to make that release-date window. Developer Mossmouth announced the delay on Twitter.Read More...
2019-08-15 03:45

Has Brazil opened a window, or door to opportunity? Success for pensions reform in the Congress – the long-held litmus test of Brazilian recovery – has buoyed asset prices and led to a flurry of activity....
2019-07-31 17:45

Window or aisle, Zlatan? Why MLS teams still fly commercial MLS players have complained about flying cross country with little legroom and plenty of layovers. Others says the league has more pressing problemsThere are a few different categories of Airport People. There are the holidaymakers, often already in ...
2019-07-01 15:30

Damn: The Kid From ‘Smart House’ Got Hot But Now He’s Not Hot Again, You Just Missed The Window If you’re a ’90s kid who grew up on a healthy diet of Disney Channel Original Movies, you might want to sit down, because we’ve got some pretty major news for you. The kid from Smart House got hot, but now he’s not hot again—you just missed the windo...
2019-07-23 15:45

Queens tot in critical condition after falling out of window A 3-year-old boy was critically injured when he fell three stories from the window of his Queens home Thursday morning, police said. The tot tumbled out of a sixth-story window around 10:30 a.m. at a condo building on 38th Avenue near Union Street in...
2019-06-28 01:15

Sara Innamorato Says the Overton Window Is Already Moving The left-wing freshman Democrats who garner so much attention in Congress have a counterpart in the Pennsylvania statehouse—a group of young, progressive women who swept to victory in last year’s elections, upending the state’s political conventional...
2019-07-18 01:45

Astronomers are hunting for the mysterious Planet Nine Astronomers across the globe are searching for an enormous undiscovered world dubbed Planet Nine, which could change everything we think we know about the solar system. They know it’s out there, such is its size — potentially 10 times bigger than Ear...
2019-06-22 05:01

How humans are shaping the planet: are we in the anthropocene? We have become a geological power leaving an indelible mark on Earth, but what does that mean for the future of our planet, asks climatologist Mark Maslin....
2019-05-21 15:30

Transmission: from the Sea of Tranquility to planet Earth This month sees the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission, landing the first man on the moon. As the Observer’s science editor Robin McKie looks ahead to the future of manned spaceflight, we look back at how, in 1969, mankind viewed that giant le...
2019-07-06 17:00

Planet Zoo is Frontier Developments’ next management sim Frontier Developments has excellent sims with Planet Coaster and Jurassic Park: Evolution, and now it's creating a modern zoo with Planet Zoo.Read More...
2019-06-10 20:30

How to Keep Your Home Cool Without Wrecking the Planet Summertime is officially here, baby. You know what that means: long days, beach tans, and wild ass energy bills. Keeping cool don’t come cheap—not for your pocket and definitely not for the planet.Read more......
2019-07-05 19:45

Ways that fashion threatens the planet A growing body of research exposes the environmental hazards posed by the clothing industryLast week, the government rejected recommendations from the Commons environmental audit committee report on the impact of fast fashion – including a 1p per gar...
2019-06-23 22:45

How walking helped humans take over the planet We are all fitter for a good walk – and we become smarter just by standing up. In fact, says a new book, the act of walking helped humans colonise a whole planet...
2019-08-17 15:45

Signal of first known exomoon may actually be from Jupiter-like planet There have been several hints of a moon orbiting the exoplanet Kepler-1625b, but now researchers say these signals might actually point to a Jupiter-like planet...
2019-05-21 16:30

Fit in my 40s: keep on running – and help the planet (and people), too | Zoe Williams With Good Gym you could help at a community garden, say, or visit an older person while you work out• Fitness tips: three eco-friendly ways to work outYou can do one of three things with Good Gym: a mission run, where you run with others to an older ...
2019-06-29 08:30

Finally we can power the planet on renewables alone – here's how Ditching fossil fuels to go 100 per cent renewable is a dream within reach – thanks to new tech that keep things humming even when wind and sun aren’t there...
2019-05-21 18:45

Capitalism broke the planet. Here’s how it’s going to fix things The environment and high finance are strange bedfellows – but a new movement is raising billions to fight climate change. A breakthrough – or green hogwash?...
2019-05-21 18:45

MLB’s approach to gambling enters the Twilight Zone As Rod Serling said, “Submitted for your approval”: It has become science fiction, the “Twilight Zone” episode in which William Shatner sees that hideous hobgoblin on the wing trying to burn the airplane out of the sky. But only he and we can see it....
2019-06-23 03:45

Norweigan island proposes getting rid of time zone If you’re a stickler for keeping the time, you might not want to go to this island in Norway because they might get rid of time! Veuer’s Mercer Morrison has the story.        ...
2019-06-21 05:15

Trump meets Kim at Korean Demilitarized Zone North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has met US President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone that divides South and North Korea for a "handshake for peace." It is the third time Kim and Trump have met in over a year....
2019-06-30 18:15

These Tornadoes Left Ohio Communities Looking Like a War Zone Few things in this world are as terrifying as tornadoes. The wrath of Mother Nature just shooting from above in a whirlwind of destructive winds and debris is nothing to underestimate. Read more......
2019-05-29 03:15

The new 'Twilight Zone' is available to stream in black and white CBS All Access just gave nostalgia-seekers something to watch this weekend. As promised, the streaming service has released a version of Jordan Peele's The Twilight Zone series in black and white. It's an homage to the 1959 show, of cours...
2019-06-02 00:45

The euro zone now has a budget — but no agreement on how to fund it The 19 finance ministers agreed, after a marathon meeting that ran into the early hours of Friday morning last week, that the euro zone should have its own budget to help with structural reforms and public investment....
2019-06-19 13:15

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to the public Iraqi security officials say Baghdad's Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, is now open to the public around the clock....
2019-06-04 17:30

FROM THE FIELD: Enduring freezing winter in a war zone In Ukraine, extreme winter cold is making life harder for thousands of people whose lives have already been torn apart by conflict. Hoping to find safer places to live, families in the region have had to endure a battle for survival, in buildings wit...
2019-05-21 15:45

Transfer window LIVE – Madrid back in for Van de Beek? "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-01 18:30

How will West Ham line up against Man City after the transfer window? Predicted XI Declan Rice says missing out on Europe would be a failure for West Ham this season and that pretty much sums up the feeling of optimism around the London Stadium after what was a good summer for the Hammers in the transfer market....
2019-08-09 14:00

Transfer window LIVE – Cancelo set for Man City move "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-06 06:15

Transfer window: the key deals in Europe away from the Premier League Europe’s heavyweights have all been busy. Catch up on the big moves in La Liga, Bundesliga, Serie A and Ligue 1After an underwhelming title race and struggles in Europe, Spain’s top three have all been very busy already. Real Madrid have spent more t...
2019-07-16 22:15

How will Liverpool line up vs Norwich after transfer window? Predicted XI Even a remarkable 97-point season could not end Liverpool's long wait for a league title last time out but that means there should be no shortage of hunger at Anfield when the new campaign gets under way....
2019-08-09 14:00

Angry alligator busts through kitchen window in Florida Honey, I’m home — for dinner! An 11-foot-long alligator busted through a kitchen window in Clearwater, Fla., early Friday, prompting terrified residents to call 911, according to police. Local cops posted photos on Twitter of the ungainly gator showi...
2019-06-01 04:15

Moose crashes through pizza shop’s window in Maine Sorry, big guy. Restaurant’s closed. Police in the town of Dover-Foxcroft, Maine, say a moose crashed through the window of a now-closed pizzeria at about 1:30 a.m. on Friday morning. Matt Poole, an officer with the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Offic...
2019-06-18 00:15

How Willem Einthoven gave doctors a window on the heart Dutch physiologist Willem Einthoven invented the electrocardiogram (ECG), a way to record the heart’s electrical activity with electrodes on the skin...
2019-05-22 07:01

This planet is so hot, it's bright magenta pink GJ 504b's color isn’t the only thing that’s peaked scientists' interest about this gas giant. It's oddly far away from its star.       ...
2019-08-09 23:45

Aerosol emissions may not cool the planet as much as we thought Enlarge / Taken on August 2, 2018, by an astronaut on the International Space Station, this image shows a pyrocumulus cloud rising from the Ferguson fire near Yosemite National Park. (credit: NASA / Flickr) While humans have been enthusiastically o...
2019-08-02 06:45

Supercharged geothermal energy could power the planet The next generation of geothermal plants will unlock more of Earth's bountiful, underground energy and could allow the technology to finally fulfil its promise...
2019-05-21 18:45

'Journey to the Savage Planet' is surprisingly relaxing When I first heard the name 'Journey to the Savage Planet,' I tensed up. I've played tons of space exploration games that put a heavy emphasis on survival. They're brilliantly tense affairs, but I wasn't sure that my sleep-de...
2019-06-12 19:45

A Baby Planet Might Have Smashed Right Into Young Jupiter Jupiter’s core seems off, astronomers think, in a way explainable by an ancient collision with another enormous body, perhaps one 10 times the mass of Earth.Read more......
2019-08-16 12:45

Discover Planet Berlin: DW's new multimedia special People from 190 countries live in Berlin, bringing with them pieces of their homelands. DW presents a must-do travel guide to Berlin from its international inhabitants, who have made the city their own — and unique....
2019-05-21 17:45

Why 'Martian' Tanya Harrison loves everything about the Red Planet Tanya Harrison has been fascinated by space since she was 5 and now works on rocks and robots on Mars. But her hobby is about as far from space as you can get...
2019-05-21 16:30

Can planting billions of trees save the planet? Organisations from around the world are reforesting at an unprecedented rateWhen Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing ...
2019-06-19 09:45

Scientists just discovered a planet shaped like a football If you were to make a list of exoplanets that would be worth visiting in person, WASP-121b wouldn’t be anywhere near the top of your list. There are plenty of exoplanets out there that wouldn’t be comfortable for humans, but WASP-121b is ...
2019-08-02 09:15

We need to talk about how population growth is harming the planet Discussions of population's impact on Earth have been off limits, but scientists and conservationists are challenging the taboo and politicians must do the same, says Graham Lawton...
2019-05-30 19:45

The Mars Rat and Other Unexplained Features on the Martian Planet In September 2012, a photograph snapped by NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity caught the attention of Internet sleuths everywhere. This picture appears to show a large rat hiding among some Martian rocks, and after its release it quickly went viral. The ima...
2019-07-14 22:45

If humans vanished overnight, what would happen to the planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific and philosophical conceptsIf all of humanity were to vanish from the Earth overnight, say next weekend, ...
2019-08-13 15:15

Mission to Mars: The complete guide to getting to the Red Planet Humanity's first Mars mission will need a big rocket, lots of free time, reliable team mates and lots of NASA cash. Here's our 5-step plan to get people to the planet and back...
2019-06-13 17:30

Neptune Is a Windy, Chilly, and Baffling Planet. Let's Go! Scientists are building a case for a mission to Neptune, an ice giant that's only been visited by a spacecraft once. But the window to act is closing....
2019-06-17 15:45

Prosecutor won’t seek death penalty in death of grandmother FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) – Pinal County prosecutors won’t seek a death sentence for a Maricopa man accused of fatally stabbing his grandmother. County Attorney Kent Volkmer said Wednesday his office reviewed 23-year-old Marcos Martinez’...
2019-07-07 08:30

Gulf of Mexico's dead zone expected to grow Scientists expect the size of the Gulf of Mexico's massive dead zone to grow in coming years, as changing global weather patterns pound the Midwest with heavier rains and more severe flooding....
2019-08-07 19:00

Trump confirms Kim meeting at Korean Demilitarized Zone North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has agreed to meet US President Donald Trump at the Demilitarized Zone that divides South and North Korea. It is the third time Kim and Trump will meet in just over a year....
2019-06-30 07:30

Norway island wants to be world's first time-free zone The locals on Sommaroy, an island in northern Norway, make the most of their precious summer sun with no regard to conventional timekeeping. Now they want to be world's first time-free zone officially....
2019-06-18 08:15

Chris O’Dowd goes gun-crazy on an offbeat Twilight Zone This week’s The Twilight Zone, “The Blue Scorpion,” is the second to be credited solely to writer Glen Morgan, who’s also an executive producer on this series—and who’s probably best-known to telephiles for being a regular contributor to The X-Files ...
2019-05-24 11:15

Trump to travel to demilitarised zone for possible meeting with Kim Jong-un US president’s trip to border between Koreas comes as he hails China trade deal as ‘far better than expected’Donald Trump will travel to the demilitarised zone dividing the two Koreas on Sunday for a possible impromptu summit with North Korea’s leade...
2019-06-30 03:15

Opinion: Africa's new free trade zone is still just a dream Trade within Africa has enormous potential. Whether a new free trade zone on the continent will realize that potential is up to the more than 50 nations participating in it, writes DW's Claus Stäcker....
2019-07-09 04:15

School prayer zone signs turning heads in S.C. School prayer zone signs in South Carolina. (WIS) via WTHR RICHLAND COUNTY, S.C. (WTHR) — Signs going up along streets in South Carolina are turning heads. The signs were the idea of a group called Christ Teens. Over the last several years the signs ...
2019-08-09 02:45

New Ukrainian President Zelenskiy visits eastern war zone MOSCOW (AP) — Ukraine’s new president has visited military positions in the country’s east, where the army has been fighting Russia-backed separatists for five years. Volodymyr Zelenskiy, who was inaugurated a week ago , went to two posit...
2019-05-27 22:30

Out of the comfort zone: The 72nd Locarno Film Festival The new artistic director Lili Hinstin is carefully seeking to steer Locarno into different avenues, as is shown in the 2019 program. A number of German filmmakers are there as well....
2019-08-07 18:30

Chesapeake Bay ‘dead zone’ has 200 million tons of pollutants CONOWINGO, Md. — When the Conowingo Dam opened to fanfare nearly a century ago, the massive wall of concrete and steel began its job of harnessing water power in northern Maryland. It also quietly provided a side benefit: trapping sediment and silt b...
2019-07-09 02:45

Turkey, US appear closer to establishing safe zone in Syria Turkey and the U.S. appear to be edging closer toward setting up a so-called safe zone in northeast Syria, saying they had agreed to form a joint operations center to coordinate and manage its establishment...
2019-08-07 19:30

Judge reinstates Madrid's ultra low emissions zone New rightwing council fails to reverse policy of former mayor Manuela CarmenaBarely a week after Madrid’s rightwing council began rolling back the city’s low emission zone a judge has ruled that the traffic restrictions must be maintained.As of today...
2019-07-08 14:15

Madrid’s new rightwing council suspends low-emissions zone Protests planned as People’s party rolls back key policy of Spanish capital’s former mayorMadrid’s new rightwing city council has begun rolling back one of the flagship initiatives of the last mayor three days after taking office by in effect shuttin...
2019-06-18 13:15

"Say Hello": Trump Invites Kim Jong Un To Demilitarised Zone Meeting US President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korean leader Kim Jong Un to meet for a historic handshake at the demilitarised zone that divides the Korean peninsula, and said he would have "no......
2019-06-29 22:45

For Modern Strikeouts, Pitchers Veer Outside the Strike Zone It’s a paradox for today’s big-league pitchers: M.L.B. is on pace for another strikeout record, but fewer pitches than ever are going inside the rule-book zone....
2019-07-16 15:15

Thousands to march against Madrid low-emissions zone U-turn Minister says council is putting ideology before people’s health and warns it may face EU finesSpain’s acting environment minister has warned Madrid’s new city council that its plans to scrap the Spanish capital’s low-emissions zone risk putting ideo...
2019-06-28 14:45

Trump proposes meeting with Kim Jong-un in demilitarized zone The US president and the North Korean leader have met twice without coming to a pact for denuclearizing the Korean peninsulaDonald Trump has proposed a meeting with the North Korean leader, Kim Jong-un, in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) that divides th...
2019-06-29 04:15

Baghdad’s Green Zone reopens to the public after 16 years Iraqi security officials say Baghdad’s Green Zone area, the heavily fortified strip on the west bank of the Tigris River, is now open to the public around the clock...
2019-06-04 18:15

Inside the abandoned remains of Chernobyl's 'exclusion zone' When photographer David McMillan first visited the city of Pripyat in 1994, he expected his movements to be restricted. Just eight years prior, a reactor at the nearby Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant had exploded, forcing a region-wide evacuation and s...
2019-06-12 07:15

Why The Hot Zone Left a Lasting Impression on Julianna Margulies The Hot Zone, Julianna Margulies' latest TV project, is vastly different from the ones you know her from. The miniseries, which is set in 1989 and features Margulies as Lt. Col. Nancy Jaax,......
2019-05-22 20:15

YOUR MONEY - Do the math before you pick the expensive school zone For John Bohnsack, it was a classic parental dilemma: Get a small, expensive house in a high-quality school district, or pay less and get more house in a worse neighborhood....
2019-06-10 14:45

Madrid could become first European city to scrap low-emissions zone Region’s likely new president Isabel Díaz Ayuso believes congestion is part of city’s cultural identityMadrid may be about to become the first European city to scrap a major urban low-emissions zone after regional polls left a rightwing politician wh...
2019-05-31 17:30

Baghdad's Green Zone reopens to public after 16 years Thousands of walls have been removed from area, which is now open ‘without exceptions’Baghdad’s heavily fortified Green Zone has reopened to the public after 16 years.Maj Gen Jassim Yahya Abd Ali said the area, which houses the US embassy and Iraqi g...
2019-06-05 00:15

Two-year-old girl is caught after falling from window in Turkey – video A teenager catches a two-year-old girl after she fell from a second-floor window in Istanbul, Turkey. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, who was working nearby, says he was walking down the road when he saw a girl hanging from a window. 'I walked closer to her, and s...
2019-06-27 19:30

Breaks in the perfect symmetry of the universe could be a window into completely new physics The bible of particle physics is dying for an upgrade. And physicists may have just the thing: Some particles and forces might look in the mirror and not recognize themselves. That, in itself, would send the so-called Standard Model into a tailspin....
2019-06-15 00:30

Hafiz Saeed's Arrest Is "Window Dressing", Made No Difference Before: US The Trump administration on Friday expressed doubts over Pakistan's intentions in arresting terrorist Hafiz Saeed, the mastermind of the 2001 parliament attack and the 2008 Mumbai attack, saying his......
2019-07-20 06:15

Divorce shuts its doors but opens the window for a revitalized relationship The finale of any episode is challenging—the writers have to say goodbye to these characters (at least until the revival), tie up any loose ends, and hopefully leave the viewer with an overall positive feeling about the series that came before it. So...
2019-08-06 06:45

Transfer window LIVE – United 'bid £46m for Ajax star Neres "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-06 15:15

Autocar confidential: BMW's secret window, Ssangyong's pleasant surprises, and more Want a Kona Electric? Join Hyundai's waiting list Our reporters empty their notebooks to round up a week in gossip from across the automotive industry This week, as we hold an inverted glass up to the motoring industry's staff room door, we hear ...
2019-07-16 11:45

YouTube tests moving comments to a separate window on mobile Internet comment sections are notoriously awful, and comments on YouTube can be especially dark. Earlier this year, the platform turned off comments on videos of children after a disturbing amount of pedophilic comments were discovered, and there...
2019-06-22 02:45

So This Is Why the Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet Has That Weird Extra Rear Window The Nissan Murano Crosscabriolet was nothing if not uh, unique, and even though it only had a brief life in the early 2010s, its majesty and mysteries are immortal. Except for one, which has now been solved: What’s was the deal with that weird little...
2019-06-27 18:45

Watch: Deer runs through thrift shop, exits through window A security camera at a thrift shop in Alberta captured the moment a confused deer ran through the store, took out a display and exited through a window....
2019-07-01 20:45

Transfer window LIVE – Arsenal readying another Tierney swoop "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-03 12:45

West Ham sign goalkeeper Roberto in first deal of the summer window West Ham have secured their first summer signing with Spanish goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez joining on a free transfer as a replacement for compatriot Adrian....
2019-05-31 15:30

Amazon driver delivers package by tossing it through second-floor window An English woman claims her Amazon package was delivered successfully — by being thrown into her second-floor window. Claudine McLaren, a 43-year-old who lives in Leicestershire, said she came home Monday to find a delivery note from an Amazon ...
2019-08-15 08:00

Transfer window LIVE – Bayern have opening Sane bid rejected "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-01 20:45

The Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato Has No Rear Window Because Glass Is For Poors If you buy an Aston Martin DBS GT Zagato you’ll get a wild exaggeration of Aston Martin design language with a crazy active grille with 108 moving parts and a carbon fiber roof that completely replaces the rear window. Oh, and Aston will throw in a D...
2019-07-09 22:15

Gator busts through kitchen window, breaks bottles of wine CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Authorities say an 11-foot (3.4-meter) alligator busted through a kitchen window and broke several bottles of red wine in a Florida home before it was captured. Police tweeted that the gator was removed from Mary Wischhusen...
2019-05-31 23:45

D.C. United GM on the transfer window, Wayne Rooney, Mesut Özil and more Dave Kasper said in an interview that he is "very satisfied" with deadline acquisitions of striker Ola Kamara, winger Emmanuel Boateng and central midfielder Felipe Martins....
2019-08-09 00:30

Transfer window LIVE – Malcom heads towards Barca exit "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-01 10:45

Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save choking boy One Chick-fil-A employee in Georgia said he’s feeling like a “hero” after leaping through a drive-thru window to save a young boy from choking. On Wednesday, Logan Simmons was working the drive-thru of the chicken-centric chain’s Stonebridge Village ...
2019-06-28 23:00

Gunman shoots woman through window of her Chelsea apartment: cops The granddaughter of a New York chaplain was shot Sunday morning by a bullet that passed through the window of her Chelsea apartment, police said Sunday. The woman, who turned 26 on Saturday, was in her first-floor apartment in the Fulton Houses on W...
2019-06-30 18:45

FDNY firefighter busts window with hammer, saves kid left in hot car An FDNY firefighter had to bust a child out of a hot car in Queens on Thursday — breaking its driver-side window with a hammer — after the kid was locked inside and left unattended by his father, officials said. “I was just there at...
2019-08-09 08:00

Best fitness trackers in UAE for 2019: the top activity bands on the planet Update: We've just put a new entry into our best fitness tracker list. It's the Huawei Band 3 Pro, and you can find out where it has placed by scrolling down in our full ranking.Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and ...
2019-07-14 13:30

David Attenborough: polluting planet may become as reviled as slavery Naturalist tells MPs radical action needed to tackle crisis but attitude of young people gives him hopeThe attitude of young people towards tackling the environmental crisis is “a source of great hope”, David Attenborough has told MPs, as he predicte...
2019-07-09 14:45

A Neptune-Like Planet Has Been Spotted in a Place Where It's Not Supposed to Exist An international team of astronomers is reporting the discovery of a Neptune-like planet located some 920 light-years from Earth. Dubbed the “Forbidden Planet” by the researchers, this celestial object is locked in a freakishly close orbit with it ho...
2019-05-29 23:45

Rogue 'forbidden' planet found in 'Neptunian Desert' Researchers have found a "forbidden" planet roughly three times the size of Earth in an area known as the Neptunian Desert, a place where it should not exist....
2019-05-30 02:45

This Football-Shaped Planet Is Leaking Heavy Metal This hot Jupiter is so close to its host star that gravitational forces are squeezing it into a football-like shape. Not only that, its temperatures are so extreme that heavy metal gases are escaping into space from the exoplanet’s atmosphere—a pheno...
2019-08-02 05:30

How to suck water from desert air and quench the planet's thirst The global water supply is limited, and shortages will affect over 1.8 billion people by 2025. Fortunately, we've discovered a way to pull water from thin air - even in the desert...
2019-08-02 19:01

Best fitness tracker 2019: the top 10 activity bands on the planet Fitness trackers are a great way to monitor your activity and health with little to no effort. Most of the best and newest devices on the market keep tabs on your workouts, heart rate, stress and everything in-between with pinpoint accuracy. Thi...
2019-07-08 15:00

Your guide to the carbon sucking tech we need to save the planet Humans have emitted so much carbon dioxide that we must find ways of sucking it from the air. Can that be done without wrecking the environment in other ways?...
2019-08-08 04:30

Fixing planet plastic: How we'll really solve our waste problem From bag bans to bacterial mulchers, many solutions are touted for the plastic waste crisis. Find out which work – and which don't – in our definitive guide...
2019-05-21 18:45

Lonely Planet's top Europe destinations in 2019 Lonely Planet's annual list of top European destinations for this year is here, from Madrid, Spain, to Shetland, Scotland and more.        ...
2019-05-21 19:15

Song of one of rarest whales on planet recorded for first time There are only about 30 north Pacific right whales left after hunters nearly wiped out the slow-moving animalsMarine biologists for the first time have recorded singing by one of the rarest whales on the planet, the north Pacific right whale.Research...
2019-06-20 09:15

Lexie Alford visits all 196 sovereign nations on the planet A 21-year-old U.S. woman said she unofficially broke a Guinness World Record by becoming the youngest person to visit all 196 sovereign nations in the world....
2019-06-06 02:15

A Collision With a Dwarf Planet Likely Caused Our Moon to Become Lopsided Our Moon features a nearside and far side with dramatically different geological features. This anomaly has puzzled scientists for years, but new computer simulations suggest the Moon’s asymmetric disposition can be traced back to an ancient collisio...
2019-05-22 10:15

Lonely Planet reveals Europe summer hot list Vevey in Switzerland and the Shetland Islands are among Lonely Planet's recommendations for summer travel in 2019. Find out which destination is the guide book publisher's top pick....
2019-05-21 17:15

How Eating Less Meat Could Help Protect the Planet From Climate Change By dramatically changing the food we eat as well as the way it is grown and produced, humans can help stop the devastating impacts of climate change according to the latest report by the United Nations body on climate science. More than 100 scientist...
2019-08-09 02:15

NASA will send your name to the Red Planet on the Mars 2020 rover Mars 2020 is shaping up nicely, with NASA recently revealing that its rover-hauling spacecraft is essentially complete and currently undergoing testing well ahead of its July 2020 launch window, and NASA is now accepting names of hopeful Mars “...
2019-05-22 21:01

Have sperm will travel. But what would an all-female planet look like? | Stephanie Merritt The discovery that frozen sperm can survive space flight opens up tantalising possibilities. But there’s no guarantee of utopiaIf you’re a woman who has despaired over the past week, as you’ve observed the questionable conduct of jowly white men in p...
2019-06-28 03:00

The climate costs of a plastic planet | Carroll Muffett Every stage of the plastic lifecycle releases harmful carbon emissions into the atmosphere, contributing to global heatingUpset about the plastic crisis? Stop trying so hardPlastics are among the most ubiquitous materials in our economy, our lives, a...
2019-06-28 03:00

New planet habitability study is bad news for alien hunters If you’re hoping to one day wake up to news that life has been found hiding out on some distant planet, researchers from the University of California Riverside have bad news for you. In a new research paper published in the Astrophysical Journa...
2019-06-13 05:30

Special report: The new megaprojects changing the face of our planet Across the world, new roads, railways, dams and power lines are encroaching on previously virgin territory – with untold consequences for Earth’s wildlife...
2019-05-21 18:45

Baby Jupiter was smacked by a planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge, and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to k...
2019-08-16 17:45

The Epic of Gilgamesh Unveiled: Searching For a Way to the Home Planet In contrast to many theorists, this unconventional retelling of key parts of the Epic explores the idea that Gilgamesh was not searching for life eternal on Earth, as has been suggested as the theme of the Epic, but was instead searching for the mean...
2019-05-21 16:30

David Attenborough's Our Planet on Netflix is beautiful but empty The veteran naturalist lays the blame for Earth’s increasingly fragile ecosystem on humans, yet the stunning visuals in Netflix’s Our Planet add little to the genre...
2019-05-21 15:00

Baby Jupiter was likely slammed by planet 4.5 billion years ago Jupiter has long been hailed as the mighty “king of planets” thanks to its massive size compared to most of the other planets in our solar system. It’s huge and it’s mostly made of gas, making it difficult for scientists to know what lies deep beneat...
2019-08-16 21:15

Ensuring the ‘lungs of the planet’ keep us alive: 5 things you need to know about forests and the UN Forests are vitally important for sustaining life on Earth, and play a major role in the fight against climate change. With the 2019 session of the United Nations Forum on Forests wrapping up on Friday in New York, we delve deeper into the subject, a...
2019-05-21 15:30

Alana Cutland death: Brit passenger desperately fought to stop Cambridge University student falling to her death from plane in Madagascar A plane passenger fought a desperate five-minute battle to stop Cambridge University student Alana Cutland falling to her death from a plane in Madagascar, police have said....
2019-08-01 22:30

Three more people die on Mount Everest Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday, increasing the death toll for the week to seven. Climbers hoping to make it to the top of the mountain are forced to wait for hours at 26,200 feet in freezing temperatures in what’s known a...
2019-05-25 15:15

How to Mount a TV Without Making a Mess Don’t underestimate the time and energy it takes to mount your TV on the wall yourself. Here’s how to do it and keep your wall — and your peace of mind — in one piece....
2019-05-22 17:30

The best lenses for Canon RF mount Many photographers keep a cheap compact 50mm lens in their bags, but that is not what Canon has made here. The Canon RF 50mm F/1.2 is over 2 pounds and costs more than $2,000, but what you're getting for that is an incredible sharp lens with an ...
2019-05-23 00:15

Iran says U.S. move on north Syria safe zone is "provocative" A U.S. agreement to set up a safe zone in northern Syria, a close ally of Iran, is "provocative and worrisome", the Iranian foreign ministry was reported to have said by the semi-official Fars news agency....
2019-08-18 16:30

'Unusual uncertainty' puts stocks in red zone, $50 billion manager says QMA chief investment strategist Ed Keon has significantly pulled back risk exposure during the past few weeks due to the escalating U.S.-China trade war....
2019-05-22 18:30

Controversial Silverstone DRS zone dropped for British Grand Prix The controversial Formula 1 DRS zone that included the first two sweeps of the Silverstone circuit has been dropped for this year's British Grand Pri...
2019-07-09 22:30

North Korean Soldier Crosses Demilitarised Zone Into South A North Korean soldier crossed the Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula, Seoul's military said Thursday, in a rare direct defection across the heavily fortified frontier....
2019-08-01 07:30

North Korean soldier defects to South across demilitarised zone Defections across sensitive area dotted with landmines, fences and guard posts are rareThe South Korean military detained a North Korean soldier who crossed the heavily fortified demilitarised zone that separates the two countries, according to the S...
2019-08-01 12:15

BlackRock CEO Larry Fink says ECB must buy equities to stimulate euro zone BlackRock Chief Executive Larry Fink said on Friday the European Central Bank will need to purchase equities to stimulate Europe's economy, and that leaders should find ways to have investors embrace an "equity culture" there....
2019-07-19 22:00

Turkey, US work to create buffer zone in northern Syria Turkey and the United States have agreed on the creation of a buffer zone in northern Syria. Details of the agreement remain sketchy, however, and Syrian Kurds fear Ankara will try to expel them from the region....
2019-08-13 23:45

'Cut the lawn at 4am': Norwegians attempt to create first time-free zone Residents of Sommarøy, bright 24/7 in summer, say they want to do ‘what we want, when we want’The 350 residents of Sommarøy in the land of the midnight sun are hoping to free themselves from the tyranny of the clock by declaring the small Norwegian i...
2019-06-20 17:45

The new Twilight Zone ends a mixed first season with a meta episode One of the biggest mysteries of this first season of The Twilight Zone hasn’t had anything to do with alien invasions or magical objects. Instead, there’s been a bigger question, hanging over the show like a shadow: What’s been the extent of executiv...
2019-05-31 05:01

Tornadoes in Pennsylvania, New Jersey catch many in the danger zone off-guard Tornadoes bore down on the western edge of New Jersey and the eastern edge of Pennsylvania this week, leaving some residents prepared for the worst, while others were caught off guard....
2019-05-31 07:45

‘Top Gun: Maverick’ trailer puts Tom Cruise back in the danger zone Do you feel the need … the need for a “Top Gun” sequel trailer? Paramount Pictures premiered the first trailer Thursday for “Top Gun: Maverick,” the long-awaited follow-up to the beloved, quintessentially Tom Cruise flic...
2019-07-19 03:00

The Hot Zone makes for a fine thriller and cautionary tale, and every so often works as both In a sense, there’s no way that The Hot Zone could avoid being somewhat anticlimactic. As anyone alive to read this can personally attest, the population of the United States was not decimated by a 1989 outbreak of the Ebola virus. That’s the threat ...
2019-05-28 03:15

African leaders launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone will unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
2019-07-08 11:15

Julianna Margulies hopes science deniers will pay attention to ‘The Hot Zone’ 'Topher Grace said it best —I don’t want to steal his thunder, so this is his quote. But he said, 'The Hot Zone' is a popcorn thriller until you realize it’s based on a true story, and then it becomes a horror movie,'' Julianna Margulies told Global...
2019-05-27 23:15

Scientists create ‘Chernobyl vodka’ using ingredients from exclusion zone “This is no more radioactive than any other vodka.” A team of scientists reportedly created an artisanal spirit known as Atomik — which they concocted using grain and water from the Chernobyl exclusion zone. It’s the very fist...
2019-08-08 09:45

Arizona sleuth says FBI misidentified jump zone of DB Cooper: report An Arizona entrepreneur says he is “98 percent” convinced that the FBI has interviewed the real D.B. Cooper – the man behind the unsolved 1971 skyjacking – and misidentified the jump zone where he may have landed after parachuting from the plane.  ...
2019-06-28 19:15

Trump to Meet North Korea's Kim Jong Un at Demilitarized Zone President Trump suggested North Korean leader Kim Jong Un is open to meeting Sunday afternoon at the demilitarized zone between North and South Korea, though the details remained unclear....
2019-06-30 06:30

Here's Your Spoiler-Filled Stranger Things Season 3 Discussion Zone Stranger Things’s third season is finally upon us, and it’s pretty dang great. Just itching to talk about everything that went down in our latest visit to Hawkins? Well, here’s your chance to do so, free from having to worry about spoiling other folk...
2019-07-05 19:45

African Leaders Launch Continental Free-Trade Zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
2019-07-07 20:45

Trump Tours Demilitarised Zone Ahead Of Meeting With Kim Jong Un US President Donald Trump arrived Sunday in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the Korean peninsula ahead of a meeting with the North's leader Kim Jong Un....
2019-06-30 09:45

African leaders to launch landmark 55-nation trade zone It took African countries four years to agree to a free-trade deal in March. The trade zone would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development across the continent....
2019-07-07 17:45

Transfer window LIVE – Manchester United interested in £45m Samuel Umtiti "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-07-31 18:45

Police chief gives driver $575 ticket for tossing cigarette out window in Canada Police chief Del Manak in Victoria, British Columbia, caught a driver flicking a lit cigarette out of the car window. It ended with a hefty fine.        ...
2019-06-13 00:00

Deadline Day LIVE - Window shuts as clubs race to complete paperwork "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-08 20:00

Heroic teen catches toddler falling from second-story window in Turkey A young Algerian man is being hailed a hero after a video of him catching a young girl who fell from the second-floor window of a Turkish building has gone viral. Feuzi Zabaat, 17, was walking down a street in the Fatih district of Istanbul last week...
2019-06-28 10:30

Transfer window LIVE – Paulo Dybala latest, Harry Maguire to Man Utd "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-02 18:45

Britain sees 'small window' to save Iran nuclear deal Foreign ministers have met in Brussels hoping to reduce tensions between the US and Iran. Britain has suggested there is a "small window" to keep the nuclear deal alive with the EU echoing those sentiments....
2019-07-16 04:30

Transfer window LIVE – Lille pave way for Pepe's Arsenal move "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-01 14:15

A one-year window for child sex abuse victims to get justice opened, and the lawsuits are here Child sex abuse lawsuits are expected to be filed against the Archdiocese of New York, Jehovah's Witnesses, Rockefeller University, the Boy Scouts, Jeffrey Epstein and others on Wednesday, the first day of a one-year window intended to give victims a...
2019-08-15 01:45

Woman escapes 6-hour rape ordeal by jumping from second-floor window A battered woman escaped a terrifying six-hour ordeal at the hands of a violent rapist by leaping from the second-floor window of a Queens house, according to police. The 29-year-old was allegedly raped repeatedly while trapped in a house in Laurelto...
2019-06-02 23:45

Ole Gunnar Solskjær ‘relieved’ window closed as Manchester United look ahead • Manager ‘very confident’ team will score goals after Lukaku exit• ‘Club does not feel negativity from fans over summer spending’To listen to Ole Gunnar Solskjær sitting before a larger than usual audience to preview Manchester United’s season was t...
2019-08-09 18:30

Deputy who shot SC homeowner through front window cleared by internal affairs Investigators determined a Greenville County deputy who shot a 62-year-old man through the front window of his home acted according to policy.        ...
2019-08-08 07:45

Man fed up with restaurant noise soaked diner from bedroom window in Notting Hill A sleep-deprived pensioner tipped a bucket of water from his bedroom window on to a diner at a restaurant below because he was "fed up" of the noise....
2019-07-31 18:15

Amsterdam’s Mayor Proposes Changes to City’s Red Light District to End Window Displays (THE HAGUE, Netherlands) — The windows where scantily clad sex workers stand to attract customers in Amsterdam could be closing for good. The city’s mayor proposed fundamental changes Wednesday to the network of narrow alleys and canal si...
2019-07-04 03:15

Amsterdam's first female mayor to crack down on sex worker window displays Amsterdam's first female mayor plans to overhaul the city's red-light district and its window displays, in a bid to protect sex workers from gawking tourists....
2019-07-04 16:45

Transfer news: Every Premier League deal from the 2019-20 summer window Another hectic English transfer window was brought to a close on Thursday as managers, directors and agents up and down the country scrambled to complete any late business....
2019-08-09 00:30

How will Tottenham line up vs Aston Villa after the transfer window? Spurs predicted XI Tottenham's remarkable run to the Champions League Final raised the club's profile – as well as expectations – and their summer business suggests a desire to cement a place among the European elite....
2019-08-09 14:00

Prince Harry Plans 2 Children ‘Maximum,’ for the Sake of the Planet “We are the one species on this planet that seems to think that this place belongs to us, and only us,” the British royal said in an issue of British Vogue....
2019-07-31 18:15

How will Mars explorers stop earthly viruses infecting the red planet? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsDuring our visits to Mars, what, if anything, are we doing to prevent our bacteria, viruses and ...
2019-05-21 18:45

Trump U.N. pick Craft says climate change a threat to planet U.S. President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any U.N. talks on the issue involving coal because her husband is a coal billionaire....
2019-06-20 00:45

Burning Planet: Fire's intriguing role throughout Earth history We view fire as a hazard, but a thought-provoking book argues it wasn’t always so – and helps us revise our thinking by looking back over geological time...
2019-05-21 18:45

A planet that shouldn’t exist was just found orbiting a distant star When astronomers search for exoplanets they rarely know what they’re going to find, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t rules that would-be planets are expected to follow. Depending on their distance from their host star, any given p...
2019-05-30 06:15

Wandering Earth: Rocket scientist explains how we could move our planet Enlarge (credit: NASA) In the Chinese science fiction film The Wandering Earth, recently released on Netflix, humanity attempts to change the Earth’s orbit using enormous thrusters in order to escape the expanding Sun—and prevent a collision with J...
2019-05-21 14:45

Lonely Planet's best places to visit in Asia Pacific for 2019 From sweeping vineyards and turquoise oceans to gleaming city lights and12th-century temples, check out Lonely Planet's best places to visit in the vast Asia Pacific region for 2019....
2019-07-05 08:30

Planet 10 times Earth's mass may have smacked Jupiter long ago Jupiter, the solar system's largest planet, may have been smacked head-on by an embryonic planet 10 times Earth's mass not long after being formed, a monumental crash with apparent lasting effects on the Jovian core, scientists said on Thursday....
2019-08-16 12:45

Jupiter collided with still-forming planet 4.5B years ago: 'One-in-a-trillion probability' The largest planet in the solar system, Jupiter, may have had a massive collision with a "still-forming planet" approximately 4.5 billion years ago, according to a new study....
2019-08-17 07:15

18 new Earth-size exoplanets pop up in old Kepler planet-hunting data Scientists scouring old Kepler Space Telescope data have tracked down 18 more relatively small exoplanets imaged by the famed planet-hunting observatory....
2019-05-31 12:15

Hubble spots alien planet unlike anything in our solar system Scientists identified the chemical “fingerprint” for GJ 3470 b's atmosphere, an exoplanet that’s a cross between Earth and Neptune. Despite being an oddball, planets like this are likely common around other stars.   ...
2019-07-04 06:00

NASA’s TESS planet hunter just spotted a trio of new worlds NASA’s TESS — Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite — has been scanning the skies for a little over a year now and it’s already returned a massive treasure trove of discoveries. One of its more recent discoveries also happens ...
2019-07-31 22:30

The real cost of cheap, fast fashion – to workers and to the planet Online retailers such as Boohoo and Missguided are booming, but critics say there is a hidden priceIt comes in red, mustard and black, in sizes 6 up to 16; the bandeau bodycon minidress, is, according to the online retailer Boohoo, “perfect for trans...
2019-06-22 14:45

Tiny bits of plastic 'transported by air' to remotest parts of planet Microplastics have been found in snow in some of the most remote parts of the world, including the Arctic and Alps, in an alarming new study into their global spread....
2019-08-15 02:45

How supermarkets can reduce packaging to save the planet from drowning in garbage It was inspiring to read about the launch of Waitrose’s trial in Oxford offering consumers a range of products free of packaging. Their system isn’t revolutionary – smaller supermarkets have been doing the same thing for quite some time, as have many...
2019-06-30 19:45

Plastic bans proliferate in 2019 as planet drowns in trash When the EU finally committed to banning an array of single-use plastics in March, it became part of a growing plastic-free movement that is seeing similar bans imposed from Vanuatu to Canada and Tanzania....
2019-06-28 11:30

Researchers say a tiny planet slammed into the Moon a long time ago Earth’s Moon only ever shows us one face. It’s locked into its current orientation, with a permanent nearside and farside, but it wasn’t until the Apollo missions that scientists were able to see just how different the two sides rea...
2019-05-22 02:15

NASA discovers 'extreme' alien planet that's shaped like a football Using NASA's Hubble Telescope, researchers have discovered a football-shaped exoplanet 900 light-years from Earth that is being described as "hotter than hot." ...
2019-08-02 21:30

Take action on air pollution to save lives, and the planet, urges UN chief In a message to mark World Environment Day, celebrated on Wednesday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres has emphasized the link between worsening levels of air pollution and the climate crisis....
2019-06-05 00:15

It is absurd to question whether we can afford to keep our planet liveable | Fiona Harvey The chancellor has warned against cutting UK emissions to net zero. But failing to act will have dire consequencesThe chancellor, Philip Hammond, has written to the prime minister to warn against adopting the strict targets on greenhouse gas emission...
2019-06-06 21:30

NASA to Land in Mars, Pennsylvania to Celebrate Red Planet with STEAM NASA returns to Mars, Pennsylvania Friday, May 31 to celebrate Mars exploration and share the agency’s excitement about landing astronauts on the Moon in five years....
2019-05-23 20:45

'Are a cow's farts the worst for the planet?' Children's climate questions answered What are young people most worried about? We put their queries to the expertsEwoenam Tetteh and Faith Otasowie, both 15, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex Continue reading......
2019-06-29 13:00

Death penalty possible for man accused of teen’s death LUMBERTON, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina prosecutor says he will seek the death penalty against the man accused in the kidnapping, rape and murder of a teenager last year. News sources report Robeson County District Attorney Matt Scott voiced his inte...
2019-06-07 00:30

China says war with US would be a disaster as tensions mount Defence minister Wei Fenghe said China would ‘fight to the end’ on trade issues but was open to talksChinese defence minister Wei Fenghe criticised the United States on Sunday for its support for self-ruled Taiwan and for naval operations in the disp...
2019-06-02 13:45

Four further deaths on overcrowded Mount Everest A narrow window of good weather has created a deadly overcrowding of climbers on Mount Everest. Most of the seven deaths this month happened after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
2019-05-25 09:15

Here's how much it could cost to climb Mount Everest The business of climbing Mount Everest generates more than $300 million a year, but experts say it could be in jeopardy. Garrett Madison, Madison Mountaineering and mountain guide/climber, and CNBC's Robert Frank join "The Exchange" to discuss t...
2019-06-12 21:45

Utah climber, 4 others die on Mount Everest Nepalese officials say American climber Don Cash, who fulfilled his dream of climbing the highest mountains on each of the seven continents, died of probable altitude sickness on the way down from Mount Everest...
2019-05-25 04:45

Why so many people are dying on top of Mount Everest Mount Everest. It's big. It's dangerous — and, more and more, it's crowded. In fact, the world's tallest mountain is getting so crowded with climbers, spring 2019 is shaping up to be one of the mountain's deadliest climbing s...
2019-06-08 01:00

Triumph and tragedy on Mount Everest Eleven people have died while attempting to summit Mount Everest and world records have been set this climbing season on the world's tallest peak.        ...
2019-05-28 18:15

Trump Meets Kim Jong Un In North Korea After Crossing Demilitarised Zone Donald Trump stepped onto North Korean soil Sunday as he met Pyongyang's leader Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the peninsula, in a symbolic diplomatic spectacle and a first for any......
2019-06-30 09:45

Euro zone growth, inflation outlook cut as risks from U.S. trade grow The European Commission lowered its estimates on Wednesday for euro zone growth and inflation, saying uncertainty over U.S. trade policy posed a major risk to the bloc....
2019-07-10 13:30

Turkey will launch operation in Syria if safe zone not established: minister Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Monday that if a planned safe zone in northern Syria is not established, and if threats continue against Turkey, Ankara would launch a military operation east of the Euphrates river....
2019-07-22 22:45

No-stopping zone in place on highway west of Jasper to allow bears to feed As a way to help protect animals and humans, Jasper National Park has implemented a no-stopping zone along a busy stretch of highway west of the town....
2019-06-07 23:45

Euro zone money markets now price in 50% chance of July ECB rate cut Money markets now price in roughly a 50% chance of a 10 basis point cut in euro zone interest rates this month, according to futures trading on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 12:30

Trump offers North Korea's Kim weekend meeting in demilitarized zone U.S. President Donald Trump proposed a weekend meeting with Kim Jong Un at the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea on Saturday, an encounter North Korea said would be meaningful in advancing relations if it goes ahead....
2019-06-29 16:30

'Perverts in bushes' are ruining nude zone in Paris park, say naturists Users of Bois de Vincennes claim peace is being disturbed by voyeurs and exhibitionistsNaturists in a Paris park have complained that voyeurs and exhibitionists are spoiling their naked enjoyment.The nudists say they are being pestered in an area of ...
2019-07-23 21:15

Gulf of Mexico’s catastrophic ‘dead zone’ could be historically huge this summer Scientists warn that the “dead zone” wreaking havoc on marine life in the Gulf of Mexico will cover almost 9,000 square miles this summer. “A recent forecast of the size of the ‘Dead Zone’ in the northern Gulf of Mexico for late July 2019...
2019-06-12 07:00

$2 trillion in tax-free Opportunity Zone investing could benefit rich and poor In an innovative addition to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, 8,700 low-income census tracts called Opportunity Zones could benefit investors with unrealized capital gains to sell existing investments and re-invest those gains in high-poverty areas....
2019-05-22 17:15

Congo forces kill 26 Islamist rebels in Ebola zone shootout Congolese forces killed 26 rebels on Thursday from a group thought to be linked to Islamic State while repelling an attack in east Congo's Ebola zone, the army said....
2019-05-30 14:45

Geologists find new way volcanoes form from material in mantle's transition zone While studying the planet's layers deep beneath Bermuda, scientists found evidence of volcanic material rising from the mantle's transition zone, located 250 to 400 miles beneath Earth's crust....
2019-05-21 20:15

China to unveil special tax policy in Shanghai Free Trade Zone China said on Tuesday it will implement a special tax policy in the newly expanded Shanghai Free Trade Zone, in a bid to promote free trade as Beijing's year-long trade dispute with Washington threatened to escalate into a full-blown economic war....
2019-08-06 15:45

New Africa-wide free trade zone represents $3.4-trillion market The African Continental Free Trade Area aims to create a single unified market for the continent’s 1.3 billion people and to boost economic development....
2019-07-07 19:30

Trump shook hands with Kim Jong Un in the Demilitarized Zone — here are photos and video Trump became the first sitting U.S. president to set foot in North Korea when he crossed over the military demarcation line in the village into the North before he turned back to the southern side together with Kim....
2019-06-30 23:00

Near-record 'dead zone' forecast off U.S. Gulf coast, threatening fish A near record-sized "dead zone" of oxygen-starved water could form in the Gulf of Mexico this summer, threatening its huge stocks of marine life, researchers said....
2019-06-11 13:30

Ukraine troops hold target practice in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone In the course of filming in Pripyat, DW reporters learned that the Ukrainian national guard holds target practice in the radioactively contaminated city. Why there, and how dangerous is it?...
2019-08-01 10:00

Two planes intercepted over President Trump's NJ golf club for entering no-fly zone Two planes were intercepted in New Jersey for entering a no-fly zone without the proper clearance while President Trump vacationed at his golf resort Friday, local reports said....
2019-08-03 13:30

Trump and NKorea’s Kim Jong Un conclude 50-minute meeting at Demilitarized Zone PANMUNJOM, Korea (AP) — Trump and NKorea’s Kim Jong Un conclude 50-minute meeting at Demilitarized Zone. The post Trump and NKorea’s Kim Jong Un conclude 50-minute meeting at Demilitarized Zone appeared first on LEX18.com....
2019-06-30 10:30

The Gulf of Mexico's 'Dead Zone' Could Balloon to Over 8,000 Square Miles This Summer The Midwest floods portended a bad year for the Gulf of Mexico’s dead zone way back in March—it was just a question of how bad things could get. Now with a few months more date, scientists have an answer.Read more......
2019-06-10 22:30

Playing Cool Games with Funko, The Adventure Zone, and More in Tabletop News Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's column all about tabletop and roleplaying games. Gen Con 2019 brought us a bunch of exciting announcements for new and upcoming releases. We couldn’t possibly get through all of them, but here are some highligh...
2019-08-07 14:15

Oft-delayed Samsung Galaxy Home smart speaker gets a confusing new launch window Samsung sure took its sweet time preparing the company's first-ever smart speaker for a public preview alongside the Galaxy Note 9 last year, but as if Amazon, Google, and Apple didn't get a substantial enough head start in this thriving market, the ...
2019-06-04 14:30

Heroic Chick-fil-A worker leaps through drive-thru window to save a choking child Logan Simmons, a 19-year-old Chick-fil-A manager, jumped out the drive-thru window after spotting a 6-year-old boy being choked by his seat belt.        ...
2019-07-01 07:00

Rail firm faces £1m fine over passenger killed as he leaned out of train window One of London's biggest train firms is facing a hefty fine over the death of a passenger who suffered catastrophic injuries when he put his head out of an unlocked carriage window....
2019-07-16 14:45

Georgia man, 30, met girl, 13, online, tossed her from window during high-speed chase: cops A 30-year-old Georgia man is facing multiple charges for allegedly throwing a 13-year-old girl he met online from his car during a high-speed chase in South Carolina early Sunday, police said....
2019-07-10 13:45

Woman, 88, waved to students from her window for years. They gathered outside her home for one final goodbye Tinney Davidson gave her neighborhood 12 years of warm hellos. And now that she is moving to an assisted living facility, they got together to give her the sweetest goodbye....
2019-05-21 15:00

When does the English transfer window close? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
2019-08-07 13:15

As New York legal window opens, child sex abuse victims sue Catholic Church, others Scores of people in New York state who were sexually abused as children sued institutions, including the Roman Catholic Church, on Wednesday, the first day a new law temporarily enabled them to file lawsuits over decades-old crimes....
2019-08-15 06:15

When does the transfer window close in England? Why is the Premier League deadline day earlier than in Europe? After hundreds of pre-season friendlies and various excursions to the Far East and Americas, Premier League clubs are concentrating on finalising their squads ahead of transfer deadline day....
2019-08-07 00:30

Transfer window LIVE – United 'bid £46m for Ajax star Neres, Coutinho set for PL switch? "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-06 21:00

Transfer window LIVE – United give up on Dybala, Everton confirm Kean "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-04 22:45

Sable release date window confirmed: PC and console indie hit will launch in 2020 One of the most beautiful-looking games we've seen for a while is set to launch next year, courtesy of Raw Fury and Microsoft. Here's what you need to know....
2019-05-28 19:15

‘A window to the past’: how old photos brought my parents' empty house back to life For Aram Balakjian, clearing the family home after his father’s death led to a ghostly photographic projectAfter his father died, Aram Balakjian began the long job of clearing the family home. The house was large, with seven bedrooms and a cellar, an...
2019-08-02 17:45

Cameroon: Clear ‘window of opportunity’ to solve crises rooted in violence - Bachelet The UN human rights chief on Monday welcomed Cameroon’s willingness to cooperate over finding workable solutions to “major human rights and humanitarian crises”, caused by months of serious unrest and violence across the west and north of the country...
2019-05-21 15:00

Transfer window LIVE – Christian Eriksen latest, Everton chasing Iwobi "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-07 14:15

Liverpool squad packed with players out to prove a point despite quiet transfer window It is curious just how much the build-up to Liverpool's Premier League opener has been dominated by talk of Manchester City, rather than their opponents, Norwich City....
2019-08-09 14:00

Gareth Bale saga is a spiteful tale in a window that has turned murky | Eni Aluko The situation at Real Madrid is baffling and does no credit to Bale or Zinedine Zidane, while Neymar and Laurent Koscielny have not enhanced their reputations this summer eitherIt has been a transfer window full of the usual long-running sagas and oc...
2019-08-08 18:00

Man Utd had spending power to make bigger statement in transfer window, says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer Ole Gunnar Solskjaer insists Manchester United did have the spending power to make a bigger statement in the transfer window – but he refused to waste money on the wrong targets....
2019-08-09 14:00

Planet in triple-star system may be our best chance to find alien life An exoplanet 22.5 light years away that orbits in a system with three stars has the perfect conditions for us to search its atmosphere for signs of alien life...
2019-06-28 16:15

The U.N. Reports That 1 Million Species Could Go Extinct. It Shows How Hard It Will Be to Heal the Planet There’s an awful lot of awful in the just-released summary of a new U.N. report on biodiversity and ecosystem. There’s the tenfold increase in plastic pollution since 1980, for example. There’s the 400 million tons of heavy metals, ...
2019-05-21 17:15

The sun’s impact on Earth and weather celebrated, as planet marks World Meteorological Day Against a background of serious warnings against the effects of climate change, World Meteorological Day this year celebrates the crucial role played by the sun in powering all life on Earth, and in driving the weather, ocean currents and the hydrolo...
2019-05-21 16:15

New SDG Advocates sign up for ‘peace, prosperity, people’ and planet, on the road to 2030 As the UN and partners around the world push towards reaching the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, six new influential public figures came on board as official SDG Advocates on Thursday, committing themselves to the pursuit of the 17 goa...
2019-05-21 15:30

Timeline suggests 'giant planet migration' was earlier than previously predicted New research suggests the the reorganization of the solar system's planets, the so-called "giant planet migration," occurred earlier than previously thought....
2019-08-13 19:45

Republicans give platform to climate science deniers while planet burns GOP members used a House hearing on endangered species to peddle the line that more carbon in the atmosphere is a good thingThe climate crisis has become a top issue among Democrats running for president. But many Republican lawmakers are still resis...
2019-05-23 01:30

Heat Wave Nudged the Planet to Its Hottest June, European Forecasters Say A United States government analysis due this month is expected to reach similar conclusions, though the rankings of record months might differ slightly....
2019-07-03 21:30

Are alternative meats the key to a healthier life and planet? – Science Weekly podcast How do protein substitutes compare with the real deal? Graihagh Jackson investigates by speaking to dietician Priya Tew, the Guardian’s Fiona Harvey and author Isabella Tree.This podcast was amended on 18 May 2019. An earlier version incorrectly clai...
2019-05-21 19:15

Calculation Shows We Could Add a U.S.-Sized Forest to the Planet to Fight Climate Change Trees are good for all sorts of things, like providing shade for picnics and habitat for animals. But they’re also a huge part of the efforts to combat climate change by sucking carbon dioxide out of the air.Read more......
2019-07-04 21:15

'The planet is on fire': Bill Nye driven to F-bomb rant by climate change The beloved science educator and children’s show host appeared on Last Week Tonight to help explain carbon-pricingBill Nye is done messing around. Look out, because while you might not typically associate angry talk with the normally-mild-mannered “S...
2019-05-21 21:01

Trump UN Pick Kelly Craft Says Climate Change A Threat To Planet US President Donald Trump's pick to be United Nations ambassador acknowledged on Wednesday that climate change is a threat and pledged to recuse herself from any UN talks on the issue involving coal......
2019-06-20 02:30

Play the game, save the planet: Conservationists target video gamers Chilli, a gibbon native to Borneo, will soon be jumping from tree to tree in parks from New York to Nairobi as a character in a new augmented reality video game that aims to promote conservation of endangered species....
2019-06-05 17:30

Norrin Radd watches his planet die in this Silver Surfer: Black exclusive Any comic by Tradd Moore is guaranteed to blow your mind with unique designs, a huge scope, and pulse-pounding action sequences. He’s the best fight choreographer in modern comics, and his forays into superhero comics have elevated the genre by takin...
2019-08-09 05:45

If We Want to Stop Climate Change, Now is a Moment of Reckoning for How We Use the Planet, Warns U.N. Report The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and b...
2019-08-08 19:00

It’s a Moment of Reckoning For How We Use the Planet to Halt Climate Change, Warns U.N. Report   The human relationship with the land we live on has evolved over the hundreds of thousands of years humans have roamed the planet, but no period has seen as dramatic change as the last century when humans used land in new ways to extract wealth and b...
2019-08-08 12:15

NASA discovers potentially habitable planet in nearby solar system NASA and an international team including British scientists have discovered a "promising" solar system which contains a potentially habitable planet where humans could live....
2019-08-02 07:45

Johnson and Trump's close ties risk disaster for planet, says Corbyn Labour leader speaks after meeting Blackpool protesters and calling for fracking banBoris Johnson’s close relationship with Donald Trump could be dangerous for the environment with both leaders putting “short-term economic gains” ahead of longer-term...
2019-07-31 18:30

We must transform our lives and values to save this burning planet | Susanna Rustin In decades to come we must rethink our agriculture, our love of consumption and our short-termist priorities. It won’t be easyThe case for action to tackle the climate emergency, on a scale far beyond anything that has yet been attempted, is increasi...
2019-06-15 08:00

While the planet burns, Ohio's coal industry gets a bailout | Leah C Stokes I have spent five years investigating state efforts to roll back clean energy laws. Ohio just passed the worst legislation yetBowing to the interests of a few deep-pocketed utilities, Ohio has enacted a controversial new law, dubbed HB 6, subsidizing...
2019-07-31 18:30

Tesla Roadster reaches Mars? An artist envisions an EV colonized red planet Romanian artist Andrei Lacasu's 'Life on Mars' series shows a dusty Tesla Roadster parked on top of a Martian cliff.       ...
2019-07-31 18:15

Dreaming of climbing Mount Everest? This is what it takes Physical training and tens of thousands of dollars are just a few of the things adventure-seekers need to conquer Mount Everest. Experts say it takes much more than that to check it off your bucket list....
2019-05-29 03:45

Fire reportedly burning on Mount Lemmon TUCSON – Coronado National Forest Service crews are reporting a blaze on Mount Lemmon after smoke was spotted by members of the community Monday afternoon. According to Pima County Sheriff’s Department, the blaze, dubbed as the Red Ridge ...
2019-07-23 06:15

US sturgeon mount comeback from edge of extinction Some of Americas sturgeon species and subspecies are making a comeback after they were nearly wiped out by pollution, dam construction and a caviar rush. (June 10)        ...
2019-07-10 09:15

Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company....
2019-05-21 14:38

Mount Everest: What happens to your body at extreme altitudes? The traffic jams on Mount Everest cause extra time spent in a dangerous area where the chance of developing an extreme form of altitude sickness called cerebral edema is higher....
2019-06-01 03:45

Horror stories mount about delivery workers Cindy Orozco didn’t expect to be punched in the head by a delivery worker when she arrived at her job at Good Pizza in Los Angeles last March. The blow came from an enraged food delivery worker who stormed into the tiny pizzeria demanding, “Where’s m...
2019-07-22 08:30

Yankees Sweep Red Sox Even as Injuries Continue to Mount Edwin Encarnacion and Aaron Hicks are out, and Gleyber Torres has been sent for tests, but the resilient Yankees pulled off a four-game sweep at home....
2019-08-05 09:45

Mount Everest traffic jam: 'Wished there was policing' Mariam Ktiri reached the summit of Mount Everest on May 22, only to get stuck in a traffic jam in the mountain's "death zone" on her descent. The German-Moroccan mountaineer talked to DW about the experience....
2019-07-16 04:30

Utah man dies during Mount Everest climb A 55-year-old Utah man died after reaching the summit of Mount Everest, becoming the fourth person to die on the world's tallest peak this climbing season, Nepali officials said....
2019-05-24 02:15

Colorado man dies after climbing to the top of Mount Everest Christopher Kulish, a 62-year-old Boulder attorney, died Monday at a camp below the summit during his descent. The cause isn't yet known, said his brother, Mark Kulish of Denver....
2019-05-28 07:45

Mount Everest on track for one of its deadliest years A narrow window of good weather has led to deadly overcrowding on Mount Everest. Most of the 10 deaths this month occurred after climbers spent too much time in the "death zone."...
2019-05-25 17:15

Oil prices climb as U.S.-Iran tensions mount Oil prices rose on Monday to extend gains from last week, bolstered as tensions remain high between Iran and the United States after U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said "significant" sanctions would be announced on Tehran....
2019-06-24 09:30

Climbers Did Not Die Due To Congestion On Mount Everest, Says Nepal Nepal's Department of Tourism (DoT) on Thursday claimed that high altitude sickness and other health reasons caused deaths on Mount Everest this spring season, not congestion....
2019-06-13 17:45

Factbox: What's behind the spike in deaths on Mount Everest? Nine people have died on the Nepalese side of Mount Everest so far this year, the most during a climbing season on the peak since a deadly earthquake in 2015. This time however, climbers and guides are blaming a host of other factors for the spike in...
2019-05-31 10:30

Islamic State claims deadly attack in east Congo's Ebola zone Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly overnight attack in an area of eastern Congo hit by an Ebola epidemic, although its account of the violence differed from local reports....
2019-06-04 22:45

This Bottle of Vodka Was Made From Grain Grown Inside the Chernobyl Exclusion Zone Grains and water from Chernobyl’s dreaded exclusion zone have been used to produce a single bottle of vodka. Called ATOMIK, the vodka could revolutionize the way land is reclaimed in the radioactive region surrounding the beleaguered nuclear power pl...
2019-08-09 01:00

EU vote points to less ambitious euro zone integration, more Italy budget clashes The results of the European parliamentary election are likely to lead to less ambitious euro zone integration plans and set Italy up for more clashes with the European Commission over its fiscal policy, euro zone officials said on Monday....
2019-05-27 17:45

In a tweet, Trump appears to invite Kim Jong Un to meet him at the Korean demilitarized zone A senior administration official had said no such meeting was planned during Trump’s trip to South Korea, but the president’s message opened the possibility of a third summit....
2019-06-29 10:30

Economic 'game changer'? African leaders launch free-trade zone African leaders met on Sunday to launch a continental free-trade zone that if successful would unite 1.3 billion people, create a $3.4 trillion economic bloc and usher in a new era of development....
2019-07-07 15:30

Trump Invites Kim Jong Un To Meet, Shake Hands at Korean Demilitarized Zone (OSAKA, Japan) — President Donald Trump on Saturday invited North Korea’s Kim Jong Un to shake hands during a possible visit by Trump to the demilitarized zone with South Korea. Trump is scheduled to fly to South Korea later Saturday afte...
2019-06-29 02:45

Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone OSAKA, Japan (AP) — Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone. The post Trump tweets about shaking hands with North Korea’s Kim during possible visit to demilitarized zone appeared...
2019-06-29 03:45

Turkey, U.S. agree to form joint operation center for Syria safe zone Turkey and the United States agreed on Wednesday to establish a joint operation center in Turkey to coordinate and manage a planned safe zone in northeast Syria, a move that appeared to reduce the chance of imminent Turkish military action....
2019-08-07 19:00

Euro zone second-quarter growth halves, inflation slows despite jobless at 11-year low Euro zone economic growth halved in the April-June period and inflation slowed sharply in July even though the unemployment rate fell to its lowest in 11 years, data from the European Union's statistics office showed on Wednesday....
2019-07-31 23:45

Two new Earth-like planets found in ‘habitable zone’ of nearby star An international team led by researchers at the University of Göttingen discovered two new Earth-like planets near Teegarden’s star, one of the closest stars in our galactic neighborhood.       ...
2019-06-19 16:00

Purple fairy wrasse named Wakanda discovered on reef in twilight zone Scuba-divers have discovered a new fish – a vibrant purple fairy wrasse. They have named it Cirrhilabrus wakanda, after the fictional kingdom in Black Panther...
2019-07-12 14:45

Children's Birthday Party Gets Much Cooler After New Jersey Devils' Mascot Runs Through Glass Window When you’re a child, it’s surely cool to have the New Jersey Devils’ mascot show up to your birthday shindig, but what’s much more impressive is when NJ Devil gets overwhelmed by the play parachute, starts running around, and shatters a glass window....
2019-07-15 22:15

Woman jumps from window to escape brutal 6-hour rape in Queens, suspect on the loose _____ The New York Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a man accused of brutally raping a female acquaintance multiple times at his home in Queens. The woman, who is 29, jumped out of a window to escape. Michael Hos...
2019-06-03 01:15

Asus ROG Phone 2 gets an official release window and high-profile gaming 'optimization' partner After announcing a shift in focus around six months back and unveiling its incredibly affordable new flagship handset just a few weeks ago, Asus is finally ready to reveal the first official details on the company's upcoming sophomore gaming smartpho...
2019-06-06 15:15

Toddler’s family says she died after falling from open window in play area on cruise ship By Doha Madani and Gabe Gutierrez The grieving parents of an 18-month-old are looking for answers after their daughter fell to her death through an open window in a children’s play area on a cruise ship docked in San Juan, Puerto Rico. Chloe Rae Marg...
2019-07-09 17:15

Transfer window LIVE – Barca figure out way to sign Neymar? Everton confirm Kean "Ahead of the Premier League transfer window shutting on August 8, follow all the latest moves, rumours and analysis from the summer transfer window."...
2019-08-04 18:45

Dramatic video captures moment teen saves toddler falling from second-floor window Feuzi Zabaat, 17, said he was walking down the street in Istanbul last week when he saw 2-year-old Doha Muhammed playing near the open window.        ...
2019-06-28 11:00

Cruise ship grandad DENIES dropping tragic toddler – claims she 'stumbled' out window THE family of the toddler who fell 150ft to her death from a cruise ship window have claimed she fell through an open window by herself – and her grandad didn’t drop her....
2019-07-12 00:15

Notre-Dame's famed rose window spared but blaze harms priceless artworks Four-hundred-year-old paintings hung high inside Notre-Dame were damaged by the immense fire that engulfed the Paris cathedral, but emergency workers formed a human chain to whisk gem-studded chalices and other priceless artefacts out of harm's way....
2019-05-21 17:15

The environmental ethics of having kids: why millennials are skipping babies in order to save the planet As Prince Harry reveals he and Meghan Markle will have a maximum of two children, we ask is having less children the answer to climate change? Laura Hampson investigates...
2019-07-31 20:30

No flights, a four-day week and living off-grid: what climate scientists do at home to save the planet What changes have the experts made to their own lives to tackle the climate emergency? ‘We need to reduce our capacity and urge to consume’ Continue reading......
2019-06-29 13:00

Bitcoin may be virtual currency – but it's harming the planet as much as major cities The cryptocurrency is responsible for the same amount of carbon dioxide emissions as the city of Las Vegas, research says.        ...
2019-06-13 21:45

Robert Downey Jr. reveals plan to save the planet with robots and advanced technology Robert Downey Jr. is taking a page out of Tony Stark’s book to save the world. He says we can use robots and other tech to reverse climate change.        ...
2019-06-06 12:45

Firefighters tackle blaze on Mount Hymettos near Athens A large fire fanned by strong winds that spread quickly over the slopes of Mount Hymettos near Athens was subsiding by early Monday, authorities said....
2019-08-12 09:00

Report: Financial issues mount for Redskins RB Peterson Financial problems continue to mount for Washington Redskins running back Adrian Peterson, who is being sued for failure to repay a $5.2 million loan, according to a report Tuesday in The Athletic....
2019-07-24 07:15

US Climber Dies On Mount Everest, Number Of Deaths Now 11 A US climber has died after descending from Everest, officials said Tuesday, taking this season's toll to 11 including several deaths blamed on overcrowding on the world's highest mountain....
2019-05-28 17:45

| Calls mount for resignation of Trump labor secretary Democratic Party leaders called on Tuesday for the resignation of President Donald Trump's secretary of labor over a secret plea deal he made a decade ago with a wealthy hedge fund manager accused of sexually abusing young girls....
2019-07-10 09:30

As U.S. debt, deficits mount, presidential candidates sweep them under the rug In four hours of debate among Democratic contenders for the U.S. presidency, the word "deficit" was never uttered and the government's debt was mentioned only once....
2019-07-12 16:30

Caddie chemistry helping Westwood mount a charge Lee Westwood admits his caddie knows little about golf but that's alright because the person carrying his bag around the Royal Portrush links is his girlfriend Helen Storey....
2019-07-20 00:00

Climbers rescued from Mount Rainier summit after three-day ordeal Four climbers — including two from New York — were rescued near the summit of Washington’s Mount Rainier after being stranded for three days on the 14,410-foot peak, officials said. The men – Vasily Aushev and Constantine Toporov, both of...
2019-06-07 23:15

Colorado climber dies after reaching top of Mount Everest A Colorado climber has died shortly after getting to the top of Mount Everest and achieving his dream of scaling the highest peaks on the seven continents....
2019-05-28 09:30

The Mystery of Mount Heredom, Masonic Seat of Scotland Every country in the world has a handful of mountains which demand central roles in tales of lost treasures and mysteries of a supernatural nature, but only Scotland can claim to have a mountain so magical that not only was it mentioned in the Bible,...
2019-06-28 19:15

70-year-old man rescued after falling off cliff in Mount Lemmon TUCSON – A 70-year-old man was rescued after he allegedly fell off a cliff on Mount Lemmon Tuesday. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Border Patrol agents were training in the area when they heard the man calling for help. The ma...
2019-06-12 01:15

First Black Woman To Climb Mount Everest Says It "Needed To Be Done" The business executive who became the first black African woman to climb Mount Everest said Wednesday that knowing her climb would be in the record books helped her push on to the top....
2019-05-22 20:30

METALS-Copper rises as supply risks mount Copper prices rose on Friday, heading for their first weekly gain in nine weeks, on concerns that supply would tighten further as unionised workers at a Codelco mine decided to strike after a labour deal fell through....
2019-06-14 07:45

Ghaziabad-Based Mountaineer Scales Mount Everest A Ghaziabad-based mountaineer, Sagar Kasana, has scaled Mount Everest, the world's highest peak. He unfurled the Indian flag at the summit at 10.15 a.m. on May 22, his father Ajab Singh Kasana said.......
2019-05-26 18:30

Helicopter rescues climbers from near Mount Rainier summit A helicopter has rescued four climbers from near the summit of Mount Rainier after they had been stranded on the Cascade Mountain peak for several days....
2019-06-06 22:15

“Ride For The Wall” Makes Stop In Mount Sterling MOUNT STERLING, Ky. (LEX 18)– Hundreds of motorcyclists are making the journey across the nation to honor the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice, and for those were never recovered. Flags waved proudly at Mount Sterling...
2019-05-23 02:15

Deaths On Mount Everest Up Due To "Incompetent Climbers": Top Mountaineer Stepping over long-dead bodies of frozen climbers as he sought to reach the summit of Everest was something for which Nick Hollis was mentally prepared. But even this seasoned mountaineer could not......
2019-06-06 14:45

Three Indian climbers die on crowded slopes of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers and one Nepali guide died on Mount Everest in the past couple of days, taking to seven the total number killed or missing on the world's highest mountain in this year's climbing season, Nepali officials said on Friday....
2019-05-24 23:45

Hiker rescued from Mount Washington may be on hook for bill An 80-year-old hiker rescued last week from New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures may be on the hook for emergency services, officials said Tuesday....
2019-06-19 04:00

3 Indian Climbers Die On Crowded Slopes Of Mount Everest Three Indian climbers, two women among them, died of exhaustion while descending the slopes of Mount Everest, Nepali officials said on Friday, taking to 15 the total of mountaineers killed or missing......
2019-05-24 16:45

3 more die on Mount Everest as tour organizers pin blame on traffic jam Three people died descending from Mount Everest on Thursday increasing the death toll for the week to seven, while officials believe the traffic jam going up the mountain is cause for concern....
2019-05-24 19:45

Trump arrives in demilitarised zone to meet North Korean leader Kim Jong-un – live President tweeted invitation to ‘say hello’ to Kim and says ‘a handshake means a lot’ 7.29am BST Confirmation that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are in the DMZ with the president.Yeah, Javanka there. Iron-clad stares. https://t.co/CqTunSPTDI pic.tw...
2019-06-30 08:45

Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson not worried about losing Wilfried Zaha in the January transfer window Crystal Palace boss Roy Hodgson says he has not given a single thought to the chance of losing Wilfried Zaha in the January window following his failed move to Everton on deadline day....
2019-08-11 02:00

Woman escapes brutal 6-hour rape by jumping from window, police say; suspect identified, sought A 29-year-old woman who'd been brutally beaten and raped last week escaped by jumping out a second-floor window at her tormentors New York City home — where officials said she'd been assaulted for six hours....
2019-06-03 16:15

‘Floribama Shore’ star Nilsa Prowant allegedly flashed breasts, kicked out car window: report Nilsa Prowant, a 25-year-old cast member of MTV’s “Floribama Shore,” was arrested early Saturday morning in St. Petersburg, Fla., according to a report....
2019-07-07 15:30

Promoting gender equality a ‘crucial contribution’ in effort to restore, protect our planet’s oceans Women are engaged in all aspects of interaction with our ocean, yet their voices are often missing at the decision-making level, the head of the United Nations cultural agency said on World Oceans Day, emphasizing that “we must ensure diversity and g...
2019-06-08 18:30

UN chief calls for ‘enlightened self-interest’ from world leaders to save ‘the whole planet’ from climate change  Concluding a week-long visit to the South Pacific, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres called on the world’s decision-makers to make “enlightened” choices on climate action because “the whole planet” is at stake. ...
2019-05-21 15:30

Python is eating the world: How one developer's side project became the hottest programming language on the planet Frustrated by programming language shortcomings, Guido van Rossum created Python. With the language now used by millions, Nick Heath talks to van Rossum about Python's past and explores what's next....
2019-07-11 19:30

Alana Cutland death: Cambridge student, 19, 'was sick from medication' two days before plunging to death from plane in Madagascar The family of a Cambridge student who plunged to her death from a plane in Madagascar say she was "mumbling and incoherent" two days before she died, possibly from the effects of prescription medication....
2019-08-02 07:45

Death of NASCAR crew chief Nick Harrison, 37, came as 'total shock.' Cause of death unknown. Nick Harrison, 37, was the crew chief for Justin Haley in the NASCAR Xfinity Series with the Kaulig Racing Team.       ...
2019-07-23 03:30

Mount Etna erupts, creating stunning fiery display Europe’s tallest and most active volcano erupted overnight, spewing giant plumes of ash into the sky above the Italian island of Sicily on Friday. Mount Etna, a 700,000-year-old volcano, erupted at 3 a.m. local time after an increase in seismic...
2019-06-01 00:45

Lampard hoping to rely on youngsters Zouma, Mount this season "Frank Lampard knows he will have to rely on youth during his first season as Chelsea manager, but the former midfielder is excited about working with two of his young charges in particular - Kurt Zouma and Mason Mount."...
2019-07-19 21:15

It Takes 2 Months To Climb Mount Everest. A US Climber Did It In 2 Weeks. Nearly as difficult as summiting Mount Everest for Roxanne Vogel was coordinating in a mere number of hours her trip home, a task like something out of a "Mission Impossible" movie mixed with......
2019-05-29 03:30

Utah Man Is Among the Latest to Die Amid Traffic Jam of Hikers at Mount Everest A Utah man who had set off with a goal to climb the highest peak on all seven continents died Wednesday after reaching the summit of Mount Everest. Donald Lynn Cash, 54, fainted from high altitude sickness while taking photographs at the summit, acco...
2019-05-24 18:30

Mount Washington climber dies after hiking in freezing temperatures A woman attempting to hike up New Hampshire's Mount Washington in frigid temperatures died after suffering an unknown medical condition, officials said Friday. ...
2019-06-15 04:30

Nepal Says Overcrowding On Mount Everest "Not Sole Reason" Behind Deaths Nepal has denied accusations that the rise in the number of deaths of Mount Everest climbers is solely due to "overcrowding", adding adverse weather conditions also resulted in the deaths....
2019-05-27 16:45

Nepal Authorities Clear 11 Tonnes Of Trash From Mount Everest The Nepalese government on Monday concluded its clean-up drive of the Mount Everest and said it had collected nearly 11 tonnes of trash that had piled up on the peak for decades....
2019-05-27 17:15

Italy's Mount Etna fractures, spews lava Mount Etna, the tallest and most active volcano in Europe, has seen an increase in seismic activity.        ...
2019-05-31 15:15

Third horse dies in nine days as fatalities mount once again at Santa Anita Racing had been suspended in March due to spike in deathsTrack is due to host Breeders’ Cup in NovemberSanta Anita had its third horse death in nine days when a gelding pulled up during a race and was euthanized. Twenty-six horses have died in racing...
2019-05-27 19:45

British, Irish Climbers Die On Mount Everest, Toll Reaches 10 The deaths of an Irish and a British climber on Mount Everest took the toll from a deadly week on the world's highest peak to 10, expedition organisers and officials said on Saturday....
2019-05-25 10:45

Brent oil in bear market as China-U.S. trade tensions mount Oil prices fell more than 1% on Tuesday, with Brent crude settling near seven-month lows below $60 a barrel as trade tensions between the U.S. and China intensified worries about weakening global demand....
2019-08-07 04:30

Hong Kong braces for fresh protests as tensions mount Members of China's paramilitary police practiced crowd control in a stadium near Hong Kong as the city prepared for a new wave of protests. Activists hope to regain their stride after violence at Hong Kong airport....
2019-08-17 08:15

As Warriors’ injuries mount, Stephen Curry is picking up more of the slack In response to a rash of injuries to his Golden State teammates, Curry has shouldered an increasingly heavy workload against the Toronto Raptors in the NBA Finals....
2019-06-05 03:45

Telangana's 20-Year-Old Amogh Tukaram Scales Mount Everest After scaling Mount Kilimanjaro, a 20-year-old man from Ibrahimpatnam village in Telangana's Ranga Reddy district has now reached the peak of Mount Everest....
2019-05-26 05:15

"Traffic Jam" On Mount Everest As 200 Trekkers Attempt To Reach Summit Mt Everest, the world's highest peak, on Wednesday witnessed a traffic-jam like situation as over 200 mountaineers attempted to reach the summit point, a media report said on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 00:45

Mount Everest Is So Crowded That Climbers Are Perishing In Traffic Jams Anjali Kulkarni, an Indian mountain climber, trained for six years to make it to the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain peak in the world. She finally fulfilled her longtime goal when she......
2019-05-25 03:45

Investors wade back in to U.S. stocks as trade concerns mount Investors jumped back in to the U.S. stock market for the first time since mid-April by sending roughly $3.7 billion into mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week,......
2019-05-30 04:00

Mount Everest Full Of Garbage. 24,000 Pounds Of Waste Just Removed The world's most famous peak is showing its wear and tear. Since it was first successfully topped in 1953, Mount Everest has become a sought-after destination for international daredevil climbers.......
2019-06-06 22:15

Sherpa climbs Mount Everest for record 23rd time A 49-year-old sherpa reached the top of Mount Everest for a 23rd time on Wednesday, creating a new record for the most summits of the world’s highest mountain, Nepali hiking officials said....
2019-05-21 15:15

Mount Everest: Sherpa breaks own record after 24th climb Kami Rita has extended his own record by successfully ascending the world's tallest mountain for the 24th time. The Nepalese Sherpa guide says he wants to climb the Everest one more time before retiring....
2019-05-21 15:15

New Yorkers petition to change Mount Sinai Ambulance siren New Yorkers are wailing over the sound of these sirens. A petition asking Mount Sinai Health System to change the tone and lower the volume of its ambulance alarms had 677 signatures last week. “People stop me on the street to complain about them,” s...
2019-06-01 20:45

Mount Everest climbers to face new rules after deadly season Climbers looking to ascend the world's tallest summit next year may face a new set of qualifications required by the Nepal government if they want to scale Mount Everest after a deadly season....
2019-08-16 13:15

Utah man dies after reaching Mount Everest summit: report A Utah man who had just climbed to the top of Mount Everest reportedly died on his way back down as a "traffic jam" hit the Asian mountain on Wednesday....
2019-05-23 20:30

Investors retreat further from U.S. stock funds as trade tensions mount: ICI Investors extended their retreat from the U.S. stock market by pulling nearly $8.2 billion out of mutual funds and exchange-traded funds that hold domestic equities last week, according to data......
2019-06-13 01:45

India's Mount Everest of garbage set to outgrow the Taj Mahal India's highest dump is on course to outstrip the Taj Mahal in terms of height over the course of the next 12 months.        ...
2019-06-04 19:45

Nepal Seeks Help Identifying Bodies Found on Mount Everest Four corpses were removed from the mountain this season, one of the deadliest ever. It’s unclear when the climbers died, and some of the bodies are unrecognizable, Nepalese officials said....
2019-06-07 19:15

American Climber Dies On Descent From Summit Of Mount Everest An American climber died on the descent from the summit of Mount Everest on Monday, a Nepalese official said, taking the number of dead or missing mountaineers on the world's highest mountain to nine......
2019-05-27 23:30

Dead bodies litter Mount Everest because it's so dangerous and expensive to get them down Reuters/Phurba Tenjing Sherpa 11 people have died summiting Mount Everest this spring. The deaths this year bring the total Everest death toll to more than 300 people since explorers first started climbing the mountain in the early 1900s. The bodies...
2019-05-28 22:15

Deaths rise as Nepal issues more permits for Mount Everest NAMCHE, Nepal (AP) — Seasoned mountaineers say Nepal’s reluctance to limit the number of permits it issues to climb Mount Everest has caused dangerous overcrowding and contributed to a high death toll. Eleven people have died on the mountain th...
2019-05-28 13:30

Colorado lawyer dies while descending Mount Everest, officials say A Colorado patent lawyer died Monday while descending from the summit of Mount Everest, the second American in as many weeks to die during the peak climbing season on the world's highest mountain....
2019-05-27 23:15