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These 5 Earth Science Missions Of NASA Are Getting Axed

What are NASA's planned and ongoing Earth science missions on the chopping board? The Trump administration’s fiscal 2018 budget request allots $19.1 billion for NASA, a $561 million decrease over previously enacted levels.

Space May 26, 2017

The Cost Of Bitcoin Soars North Of $2,000

The price of Bitcoin has surged to more than $2,200 per coin. Some say President Donald Trump is behind the rising prices of cryptocurrencies.

Business Tech May 22, 2017

Russian Officials Saw Michael Flynn As An Ally, Thought They Could Use Him To Influence Donald Trump

Intercepted communications of Russian officials reportedly revealed that the Russians thought they had Michael Flynn in their pocket. Moreover, Russian officials thought they could use their relationship with Flynn to influence Donald Trump.

Feature | Culture May 20, 2017

Trump Travel Ban: Three 9th Circuit Judges Assess Whether It's Constitutional Or Biased Against Muslims

Three 9th Circuit judges held an hour-long televised hearing on Monday, May 15, to question the legality of President Donald Trump's travel ban. The judge panel questioned all parties to determine whether the ban is biased against Muslims.

Business Tech May 16, 2017

Ford Job Cuts Reportedly Imminent: Automaker To Cut 10 Percent Of Global Workforce

Ford is reportedly planning to cut $3 billion in costs and to achieve it, it will cut 10 percent of its global workforce. This may not sit well with President Donald Trump, who wants to boost employment in the auto industry.

Business Tech May 16, 2017

Is Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Considering Running For President?

In a recent interview with GQ, Dwayne Johnson, also famously known as The Rock, called it 'a real possibility' when he was asked if he would ever run for the White House. Will it be Johnson 2020 from here on?

Celebrities May 11, 2017

President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey: Here's How Politicians And Ordinary People Are Reacting

President Donald Trump has startlingly fired FBI Director James Comey over his mishandling of the Hillary Clinton email probe. Here are the reactions from some Democrats, Republicans, and Twitter users.

Life & Style May 10, 2017

Amid Boiling Tensions Over Russia Ties, Former White House Officials Say Obama Warned Trump Against Hiring Flynn

Former President Barack Obama reportedly warned Donald Trump against hiring Michael Flynn. News surfaced just as Sally Yates prepares to testify about Flynn's misleading statements regarding his conversations with the Russian ambassador to the United States.

Life & Style May 8, 2017

Apple Will Invest $1 Billion To Create Manufacturing Jobs In The US: President Trump Approves?

Apple will invest $1 billion into the advanced manufacturing industry of the United States. The move could be the company's attempt at gaining favor with President Donald Trump, who promised to bring back manufacturing jobs into the country.

Apple May 4, 2017

US President Donald Trump Signs Executive Order To Expand America-First Offshore Drilling, But Industry Demand Is Low

U.S. President Donald Trump just signed an executive order to expand offshore drilling to areas that were previously off-limits, despite low industry demands. The move angered environmental groups, which plan to fight it in court.

Business Tech April 29, 2017

House Delays Vote On Obamacare Repeal Bill: Here’s What Happened

The effort of Republicans to repeal the Obamacare with a new healthcare plan is eluding numbers within. The amendments are seeking the removal of many core provisions of the existing law with bigger a role for states.

Medicine April 28, 2017

UFO Hunter Claims This Is A Petrified Ancient Tree Stump On Mars

An image taken by the Curiosity Rover has turned viral after a video posted by a group insisted that the image was the vestige of an ancient Martian tree on the planet as an assertion of life on Mars.

Space April 27, 2017

Here's A Quick History Of NASA Astronaut Peggy Whitson Breaking Records In Spaceflight

Astronaut Peggy Whitson has officially spent more time in space than any other American today, and President Donald Trump is congratulating her via a call to space. Take a look at her stellar career at NASA.

Space April 24, 2017

Defending Science: Why America’s Scientists Were Marching This Weekend

The 'March for Science' rallies took place last weekend. The event, which started as a social media initiative, is a response to President Trump's budget cuts.

Earth/Environment April 24, 2017

Dow Chemical Asks EPA To Scrap Pesticide Risk Study

Find out why Dow Chemical and other chemical companies are so worried about this pesticide safety study. How much influence do these chemical companies really have on the Trump administration?

Earth/Environment April 21, 2017

Trump’s ‘Buy American, Hire American’ Executive Order Limits Visa Program For Tech Workforce

Under the ‘Buy American, Hire American’ initiative, President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order targeting the H-1B work visa program. This could bring significant changes for the tech companies contracting highly skilled immigrant workforce, altering the visa allocation system.

Business Tech April 20, 2017

Hillary Clinton Speaks Out At The Women In The World Summit: ‘As An American, I’m Worried’

Hillary Clinton ends her silence with a lively discussion at the Women in the World Summit where she expressed her concern about the Republican administration.

Life & Style April 7, 2017

US Government Wants To Know Who's Behind Anti-Trump Twitter Account: Twitter Fires Back With Lawsuit

The Department of Homeland Security demanded to know the identities of the people behind the ALT_USCIS, a Twitter account that has criticized Trump's immigration policies. Twitter refused and then fired back with a lawsuit.

Internet April 6, 2017

Beyond Autism Awareness: Here’s How You Can Foster Acceptance Of Autism

Autism Day celebrated on April 2, with “Light It Up Blue” theme, had buildings lit up in blue marking solidarity to the cause of autism awareness. The event was an opportunity to expand campaigns and acceptance of autism.

Public Health April 4, 2017

Joe Biden Criticizes Proposed Budget Cuts For Medical Research

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden expressed his displeasure toward the proposed medical spending cuts by the Trump administration. According to Biden, the budget cut would undermine future prospects of clinical studies and search for medical treatments.

Public Health April 4, 2017

Amid Looming Budget Cuts, Earth Science Program Won’t Face Major Hitch: NASA

Despite a projected 5 percent budget cut, agency officials remain optimistic that the NASA Earth science program will proceed as planned, without any major disruption. Earth sciences is business as usual, they say.

Earth/Environment April 3, 2017

Michael Flynn Agrees To Submit Himself For Questioning In Exchange For Immunity: Is He Guilty?

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn wants immunity in exchange for information on President Donald Trump’s possible ties with Russia, a year after he insinuated that asking for immunity is a sign of guilt.

Feature | Culture April 1, 2017

Donald Trump Finally Stops Using Unsecured Android Phone And Switches To iPhone

President Donald Trump has finally switched to an iPhone from his unsecured Android device. Trump was reportedly using an off-the-shelf Samsung smartphone even after becoming the President of the United States.

Life & Style March 30, 2017

NIH Budget Cuts Disasterous To Life-Saving Research, Leading Heart Doctors Warn

Top U.S. heart doctors and researchers worry that the NIH budget cut in the White House Budget proposal will greatly affect work in producing life-saving heart drugs. Here’s what they have to say at a recent meeting.

Public Health March 28, 2017

New 'Final Fantasy XV' Update Adds Alternate Chapter 13, Takes Jab At Trump Administration

New updates for 'Final Fantasy XV' introduced Chapter 13, Verse 2, an alternative path for the heavily criticized section of the RPG. The new chapter also introduced political undertones to the game with a jab at the Trump administration.

Video Games March 28, 2017

SpaceX’s Elon Musk: Trump’s New NASA Bill ‘Does Nothing For Mars Mission’

SpaceX CEO and founder Elon Musk is not too pleased about President Donald Trump’s recently signed NASA bill, despite it making human exploration to Mars a law. Here’s why.

Space March 25, 2017

Obamacare Replacement Is Dead: Trump Administration’s Health Care Bill Pulled Out Prior To Procedural Vote

Republicans have been actively pushing to replace the Affordable Care Act despite protests but the GOP’s proposed bill is now officially dead even before Senate vote.

Public Health March 25, 2017

NASA Shifts Focus To Mars Mission: What Will Happen To The International Space Station Beyond 2024?

As NASA shifts its focus on being able to send humans to Mars by the 2030s, the future of the International Space Station is now being discussed. What will happen to the ISS beyond 2024?

Space March 23, 2017

Forbes Richest List: These Cities Are Home To The Most Billionaires

The Forbes billionaires list spans six continents as well as 71 countries and territories. When it comes to city distribution, New York occupies the top spot with 82 billionaires and a combined net worth of $397.9 billion.

Business Tech March 22, 2017

Donald Trump Net Worth Drops By $1B In Forbes' 2017 Billionaires List

Forbes released its latest world's billionaires list and it looks like U.S. President Donald Trump is $1 billion lighter than he was. Trump's net worth dropped 208 spots down the list, now ranking at No. 544.

Business Tech March 21, 2017

How Trump’s Science Budget Cuts Will Make America Stupid, According To Neil deGrasse Tyson

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson has warned that science and health budget cuts will make America “sick,” “weak,” and “stupid.” The warnings are made after the release of Trump's 2018 budget proposal that saw slashes to science and health agencies.

Earth/Environment March 21, 2017

Stephen Hawking Gets Opportunity Of Space Travel From Sir Richard Branson

Stephen Hawking intended to travel to space with Virgin Galactic thanks to Sir Richard Branson. Hawking opened up about the proposed plan and shared his perspective on politics in an interview.

Space March 20, 2017

McDonald's Twitter Account Compromised: Posts Offensive Anti-Trump Tweet

McDonald's official Twitter account was compromised and hackers posted offensive anti-trump tweets. The security breach has now been resolved and the offending tweet has been taken down.

Security March 17, 2017

NASA Budget Focuses On Mars Missions: Earth Science, Education Funding Cut

President Donald Trump has proposed a hefty $19.1 million funding for NASA for 2018. President Trump wants the space agency to concentrate more on Mars missions rather than Earth-science and educational programs.

Space March 16, 2017

FBI Continues Probe Into Trump Computer Server Link To Russia: It Could Be Innocent

President Donald Trump maintains that he has no ties with Russia as the FBI continues its investigation, but researchers say the odd computer server connection may be an innocent one.

Feature | Tech March 10, 2017

White House's Favorite Messaging App Confide Not Secure, Replete With Multiple Critical Vulnerabilities

Information security service IOActive on March 8 revealed that White House staff’s messaging app Confide is riddled with several security issues. The problems were categorized under four broad divisions and were informed to Confide officials.

Apps/Software March 10, 2017

Trump’s Immigration Policy Affects Health Care Interests: Travel Ban Keeps Doctors Out

The new travel ban signed by President Donald Trump on March 6 might affect the nation’s health care system in ways that haven't been thoroughly considered. The regions that most stand to lose are rural areas facing an unresolved shortage of doctors.

Public Health March 9, 2017

How Trump’s Planned Cuts To Climate Science Agency Budget Can Put Your Life At Risk

A leaked White House memo reveals planned NOAA budget cuts, feared to put climate change research - and lives - at risk. Just how exactly will these U.S. environmental budget cuts affect weather satellites and related initiatives?

Earth/Environment March 5, 2017

Trump Says Schwarzenegger Didn't Quit NBC Show But Was Fired, Arnold Fights Back

President Donald Trump continues his Twitter war against the Terminator over ‘The Apprentice’ after the new host confirmed his exit from the hit NBC show.

Movies/TV Shows March 5, 2017

Arnold Schwarzenegger Quits 'Celebrity Apprentice': Terminator Blames Trump For Bad Ratings

Terminator Arnold Schwarzenegger has quit 'The New Celebrity Apprentice.' The actor-politician blames Donald Trump's association with the show as the reason for unimpressive ratings.

Celebrities March 3, 2017

SoftBank To Invest $3 Billion In Office-Sharing Startup WeWorks

SoftBank is likely to invest more than $3 billion in New York-based startup WeWorks. Rumors suggests that the funding will be conduct in two tranches, one worth $2 billion and the other worth more than $1 billion.

Business Tech February 27, 2017

Trump Demands For Increase In Defense Department Budget

President Donald Trump’s proposed budget would call for increasing the funding for the Defense Department while greatly reducing annual spending of the EPA. Senior officials confirmed that the President will likely leave the Medicare section untouched for now.

Business Tech February 27, 2017

300 Climate Skeptics Urge Trump To Withdraw US From UN

Global warming initiatives may be in peril as a group of 300 climate change skeptics urge President Trump to withdraw from UN's climate change agency. It is not yet clear, however, where Trump is finally heading.

Earth/Environment February 24, 2017

Apple, Google, And More Protest Against Trump Revoking Protection For Transgender Students

Major tech companies have now officially expressed dismay over Trump’s reversal of a policy meant to protect transgender students. This becomes among many of Trump’s decisions as president that Silicon Valley has spoken out against.

Business Tech February 24, 2017

U.S. Homeland Security Employees Get Locked Out Of Computer Networks, Officials Blame President's Day: Report

Several employees of the U.S. Homeland Security in Washington D.C. and Philadelphia found themselves unable to login to the agency's computer networks. Due to the glitch, information systems could not validate personal identity verification (PIV) cards.

Security February 23, 2017

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