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Top General News

Trump's Watered-Down Ethics Rules Let A Lobbyist Help Run An Agency He Lobbied

President Donald Trump speaks during a session in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on Feb. 7, 2017 Read More

First Images Of Unique Brazilian Coral Reef At Mouth Of Amazon

The discovery of the 600 mile-long reef in 2016 stunned scientists but oil companies are planning to drill in the area Read More

 

Top Art News

Has The Art Market Become An Unwitting Partner In Crime?

The sale of Henri Toulouse-Lautrec’s “Au Lit: Le Baiser” is at the center of a dispute. Read More

The Story Of A Painting That Fought Fascism

Inspired by the bombing of the Basque city, Picasso’s mural Guernica is one of the most famous anti-war paintings in history Read More

 

Top Billion Dollar Man News

WH defends $1.5 billion in annual PR expenses

The White House on Thursday defended its decision to significantly expand the ranks of public relations specialists on the executive payroll during President Obama's ... Read More

GAO: Obama spent $3.6m golfing with Tiger Woods

U.S. President Barack Obama reacts after missing a putt on the first green at the Farm Neck Golf Club at Oak Bluffs on Martha’s Vineyard, August 11, 2013. Read More

 

Top Business News

Trump Administration Mulls Changes To Trade Deficit Calculations: WSJ

People walk near the international border port in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, January 28, 2017. Read More

Why The Falling Cost Of Light Matters

Back in the mid-1990s, an economist called William Nordhaus conducted a series of simple experiments with light. Read More

 

Top Crime News

Ex-Cop Says Duterte Paid Him, Others To Kill Crime Suspects

MANILA, Philippines - A retired Philippine police officer said Monday that President Rodrigo Duterte, when he was a mayor, ordered and paid him and other members of ... Read More

Wife Of Russian Opposition Activist Says He's Been Poisoned

Vladimir Kara-Murza Jr., a journalist and a close associate of the murdered opposition leader Boris Nemtsov, was taken to a hospital last week with a sudden illness ... Read More

 

Top Fashion News

As Alexandra Shulman Departs, Who's Next At British Vogue?

British Vogue’s editor-in-chief, Alexandra Shulman, at a celebration for the book, “Vogue: Voice of a Century” in 2016. Read More

At Calvin Klein, Raf Simons Raises The Bar

Did you hear the whoosh? That was the sound of the fashion industry finally releasing the breath that had been bated since August, when it was announced that Raf ... Read More

 

Top Favela News

The Humble Roots Of Brazil's Golden Girl

Brazil's Rafaela Silva wins gold in Women's Judo 01:37 Read More

How A Favela Kid Became Brazil's Top Badminton Player

Ygor Coelho de Oliveira, Brazil's first Olympic competitor in men's badminton, stands inside the Miratus badminton school in Chacrinha, a favela on the western ... Read More

 

Top Fitness News

Wearable Fitness Devices Don't Seem To Make You More Fit

I once received a lot of blowback for an Upshot article in which I showed (with evidence) that exercise is not the key to weight loss. Diet is. Many, many readers ... Read More

85-Year-Old Marathoner Is So Fast That Even Scientists Marvel

Ed Whitlock completed the Toronto Waterfront Marathon in 3 hours 56 minutes 34 seconds to become the oldest person to run 26.2 miles under four hours. Read More

 

Top Health News

Male Contraceptive Gel Passes Monkey Test

An experimental new type of male contraceptive that blocks sperm flow with a gel has been successful in monkey trials. Read More

Prion Test For Rare, Fatal Brain Disease Helps Families Cope

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Top Investing News

New Year, New High For Euro Zone Stock Markets

Traders work at their desks in front of the German share price index, DAX board, at the stock exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, December 30, 2016. Read More

New Start-Up Wave Challenges Japan's Aversion To Risk

Astroscale Japan Inc President Miki Ito poses with a model of the company's IDEA OSG 1, the world's first in-situ micro satellite, at the company in Tokyo, Japan, ... Read More

 

Top Manly Manners News

Real Men Don't Diet

Well, maybe they do, but they don't discuss it. Read More

 

Top Positive News

Opening The Heart's Floodgates, With A Paw

The quiet young man had come to me looking for love, ideally at first sight. I asked my usual questions about his work, where he lived, how he spent his free time. I ... Read More

Rio's Carnival Is A Glitter-Filled Euphoria - Even If Brazil's Government Is Not

The carnival in Rio de Janeiro hasn't even officially opened, but this weekend several hundred thousand people were already out parading. "Blocos" are ... Read More

 

Top Politics News

On Free Press, Supreme Court Pick At Odds With Trump

Judge Neil M. Gorsuch, center, President Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court. His decisions in libel and related cases show no inclination to cut back on protections ... Read More

Young Romanians Take On Corruption

Romania finds itself gripped by the largest protests since 1989 as the country rallies against corruption. The pro-EU demonstrators are young, organize via social ... Read More

 

Top Real Estate News

The Three Friends Making It Easier For Students To Rent A Room

From left to right: Miguel Amaro, Ben Grech and Mariano Kostelec - the founders of Uniplaces Read More

Exclusive: Blackstone Readies New Asia Real Estate Fund Of At Least $5 Billion: Sources

The ticker and trading information for Blackstone Group is displayed at the post where it is traded on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) April 4, 2016. Read More

 

Top Science, Religion and Philosophy News

After Earth's Worst Mass Extinction, Life Rebounded Rapidly, Fossils Suggest

Evidence of marine life that was thriving about 1.3 million years after the largest mass extinction on Earth has been found in what is now Paris Canyon in Idaho. Read More

Could Quinoa, The Inca's 'Mother Grain,' Become A Cure For World Hunger?

A panicle of quinoa, growing in the greenhouse at KAUST. Read More

 

Top Sports News

The Williams Sisters Are Examples Of Hope For Americans Who Live In Fear

In an uncertain era, the success of Venus and Serena tells a story of the greatness that already exists in the United States Read More

Yip Pin Xiu: Singapore's All-Conquering Paralympian

Three gold medals, two world records and one Lego figurine under her belt. But what's next for Singapore Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu? The BBC's Heather Chen profiles the ... Read More

 

Top Taxpayers News

Trump Family Trips Cost Taxpayers $11.3M In One Month - Almost As Much As Obama's Cost In One Year

Donald Trump, with Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, his wife, Melania Trump, and New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, in Mar-a-Lago Read More

Eric Trump's Business Trip To Uruguay Cost Taxpayers $97,830 In Hotel Bills

Eric Trump and members of his entourage walk outside La Huella, a beachfront restaurant, during a private business trip in early January to Punta del Este, Uruguay. ... Read More

 

Top Technology News

China Is Using A Flamethrowing Drone To Clean Rubbish Off Power Lines

A Chinese power company has found a novel way of cleaning rubbish off power lines.It’s a little alarming, but a much more responsible use for a flamethrower-equipped ... Read More

Could These Five Innovations Help Solve The Global Water Crisis?

The ‘solar crop’ incentivises farmers using solar pumps to sell excess power back to the grid, conserving water in the process. Photograph: Prashanth Vishwanathan Read More

 

Top Travel News

The Traveler Trying To Change The World

Jeff Shea has a quixotic goal: preserving vast areas of the world for people to roam free. Read More

Guardians Of A Vast Lake, And A Refuge For Humanity

Two lodges used for smoking fish and drying meat were illuminated by the northern lights, near the site of the prophet Eht’se Ayah’s home. Read More