Einstein was right, again

Scientists detected gravitational waves for the first time in a landmark discovery that opens new windows to the cosmos. The discovery proves a theory hypothesized by Albert Einstein a century ago.

Wall St. tumbles; S&P, Dow down 10 percent for the year 11:30am EST

Wall Street was off more than 1 percent on Thursday, pushing the S&P 500 and the Dow Jones industrial average down 10 percent for the year, as investors jettisoned stocks and scurried toward safer shores.

A Syrian girl rides a bus towards Turkey to the Bab Al-Salam border crossing, in Darat Izza, Aleppo countryside, Syria February 10, 2016. REUTERS/Ammar Abdullah

Kerry wants 'all or nothing' truce at Syria talks

MUNICH/BEIRUT - Major powers were beginning a new round of Syria peace talks focusing on calls for a ceasefire and access for humanitarian aid.  Full Article 

Coal is stacked at the base of coal loaders along the Ohio River in Ceredo, West Virginia May 18, 2014. REUTERS/Robert Galbraith

Obama's climate plan hits a roadblock

WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court's unexpected move to block President Barack Obama's policy to cut pollution from coal plants highlights what both sides in the legal fight agree is a key weakness in the rules.  Full Article 

Reinhold H., a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz, sits with his lawyer Andreas Scharmer (L) in the courtroom before his trial in Detmold, Germany, February 11, 2016.  REUTERS/Patrik Stollarz/Pool
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Auschwitz guard, 94, goes on trial

DETMOLD, Germany - A former guard at Auschwitz lowered his eyes as he arrived at a German court to be tried as an accessory to the murder of thousands in what is likely to be one of the last few Nazi war crimes trials.  Full Article 


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Women are the fastest growing segment of gun owners. And that's creating a market for fashion and accessories for the female shooter.  Reuters TV 

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Dozens killed in Mexican prison riot

A deadly prison riot breaks out in Monterrey's Topo Chico prison, reportedly killing dozens of people and injuring dozens more. Jillian Kitchener reports.

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