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Politicsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO -  Former United States President George H. W. Bush is brought into the auditorium where his son Former United States President George W. Bush speaks about his new book titled "41: A Portrait of My Father" at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, Texas November 11, 2014.  REUTERS/Bob Daemmrich/Pool/File Photo

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, 93, was taken to a hospital in Maine on Sunday after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue, a family spokesman said on Twitter.

Environment15 hours ago

Lava from the Kilauea volcano pours out of a fissure, in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S., May 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Garcia

A broad lava flow crossed onto the property of a Hawaii geothermal power station on Saturday, posing a new hazard as molten rock from the erupting Kilauea volcano bulldozed relentlessly through homes and backyards.

Environment2 hours ago

A view of a partially flooded farm as Subtropical Storm Alberto passes by the west coast of Cuba, in Bahia Honda, Cuba, May 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Gulf Coast residents should "take this storm seriously," the National Weather Service said on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening heavy rains and winds to the southern coastal states.

Environment2 hours ago

Exxon Mobil Corp evacuated non-essential workers from the Lena production platform in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto, the company said on Sunday.

Environment5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A mural of the Hawaiian goddess Pele is depicted on a wall of a local art gallery in Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S., May 25, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Garcia/File Photo

During one of his daily briefings about the relentless eruptions of the Kilauea volcano recently, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim noted the day had brought no eruptions, no lava, no ashfalls.

U.S.6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Some of the 66 Eternal Reef balls with plaques representing each of the submarines and crewmembers lost at sea since 1900, which will be deployed to the ocean floor for the undersea memorial during a ceremony this Memorial Day weekend, off the coast of Sarasota, Florida U.S., May 23, 2018. Brian Dombrowski/EternalReefs.com/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Almost exactly 50 years ago, the USS Scorpion became the last U.S. submarine to be lost at sea when it disappeared while on patrol in the North Atlantic in 1968, with the nearly 100 officers and crew lost and presumed killed.

Environment17 hours ago

A view of a partially flooded farm as Subtropical Storm Alberto passes by the west coast of Cuba, in Bahia Honda, Cuba, May 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Florida, Alabama and Mississippi declared states of emergency on Saturday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, threatening to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to the coastal states by Monday.

U.S.a day ago

A helicopter lands near Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana, U.S., May 25, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. COURTESY CHRISTOPHER REILY/via REUTERS

Indiana authorities on Saturday were yet to charge and identify the student who they say was responsible for wounding a teacher and student at a middle school in what media is reporting as the 23rd shooting on a United States campus in 2018.

World News7 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Josh Holt, an American missionary who was released by Venezuela, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released them.

U.S.21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Retired Astronaut Alan Bean, 66, poses for a portrait in his spacesuit at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., in this undated photo. Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the moon in 1969, left NASA in 1981 and made a successful transition from spaceman to a full-time professional artist.  REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

American astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973 before giving up his career to become a full-time painter, died in Houston on Saturday, officials said.

U.S.a day ago

FILE PHOTO: Retired Astronaut Alan Bean, 66, poses for a portrait in his spacesuit at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., in this undated photo. Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the moon in 1969, left NASA in 1981 and made a successful transition from spaceman to a full-time professional artist.  REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

American astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973, died in Houston on Saturday, federal officials said.

U.S.a day ago

U.S. missionary Josh Holt and his wife are on a plane returning to the United States after Venezuelan authorities released them on Saturday, a Venezuelan government minister said.

Environmenta day ago

Sarah Conway, left, and Matt Patrick, both from USGS Hawaiian Volcano, observe lava erupting from a fissure in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii. REUTERS/Marco Garcia

A tide of molten rock turned a Hawaii street into a volcanic wasteland on Friday as the number of homes destroyed by the erupting Kilauea volcano soared and authorities told residents to flee a surge of lava heading towards them.

Entertainment Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Lawyer for former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Ben Brafman listens to a court officer outside of the New York State Criminal Courthouse before a hearing in New York June 6, 2011.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

After sexual assault charges were dropped against former International Monetary Fund Chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn in 2011, his lawyer Ben Brafman assailed the accuser's credibility, telling Reuters: "This encounter was quick, it was consensual and she was a willing participant."

Entertainment Newsa day ago

Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves criminal court following his arraignment in Manhattan in New York, U.S., May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin.

Sports Newsa day ago

Jan 26, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) and Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown (23) reach for a rebound during the first quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown says he felt "pretty much defenseless" during a controversial arrest over a parking infraction in January.

U.S.a day ago

FILE PHOTO: The University of Southern California is pictured in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

The president of University of Southern California is resigning after criticism over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams, the school said on Friday.

Politics2 days ago

FILE PHOTO - EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the proposed budget estimates and justification for FY2019 for the Environmental Protection Agency on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's security detail has cost taxpayers well over $3 million so far, up sharply from his predecessor during an equivalent period, according to details released by the agency, which said Pruitt's life had been threatened.

World News2 days ago

Dominga Vicente and her husband Mario, relatives of Claudia Gomez, a Guatemalan immigrant killed by an US Border Patrol officer on Wednesday while entering illegally to Texas, hold a news conference in Guatemala City, Guatemala May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria

The family of a 19-year-old Guatemalan woman killed by a U.S. border patrol officer called on Friday for the United States to dial-back its rhetoric on migrants, after President Donald Trump described gang members entering the country as "animals."

U.S.2 days ago

A helicopter lands near Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana, U.S., May 25, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. COURTESY CHRISTOPHER REILY/via REUTERS

A student armed with two handguns shot a teacher and another student at a school in Indiana on Friday, and media reports said the teacher swatted away the shooter's guns and wrestled him to the ground, protecting others in the classroom.

Politicsan hour ago

FILE PHOTO -  Former United States President George H. W. Bush is brought into the auditorium where his son Former United States President George W. Bush speaks about his new book titled "41: A Portrait of My Father" at the George Bush Presidential Library Center in College Station, Texas November 11, 2014.  REUTERS/Bob Daemmrich/Pool/File Photo

Former U.S. President George H.W. Bush, 93, was taken to a hospital in Maine on Sunday after experiencing low blood pressure and fatigue, a family spokesman said on Twitter.

Environment15 hours ago

Lava from the Kilauea volcano pours out of a fissure, in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S., May 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Garcia

A broad lava flow crossed onto the property of a Hawaii geothermal power station on Saturday, posing a new hazard as molten rock from the erupting Kilauea volcano bulldozed relentlessly through homes and backyards.

Environment2 hours ago

A view of a partially flooded farm as Subtropical Storm Alberto passes by the west coast of Cuba, in Bahia Honda, Cuba, May 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Gulf Coast residents should "take this storm seriously," the National Weather Service said on Sunday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north through the Gulf of Mexico, threatening heavy rains and winds to the southern coastal states.

Environment2 hours ago

Exxon Mobil Corp evacuated non-essential workers from the Lena production platform in the Gulf of Mexico ahead of Subtropical Storm Alberto, the company said on Sunday.

Environment5 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: A mural of the Hawaiian goddess Pele is depicted on a wall of a local art gallery in Pahoa, Hawaii, U.S., May 25, 2018.  REUTERS/Marco Garcia/File Photo

During one of his daily briefings about the relentless eruptions of the Kilauea volcano recently, Hawaii County Mayor Harry Kim noted the day had brought no eruptions, no lava, no ashfalls.

U.S.6 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Some of the 66 Eternal Reef balls with plaques representing each of the submarines and crewmembers lost at sea since 1900, which will be deployed to the ocean floor for the undersea memorial during a ceremony this Memorial Day weekend, off the coast of Sarasota, Florida U.S., May 23, 2018. Brian Dombrowski/EternalReefs.com/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo

Almost exactly 50 years ago, the USS Scorpion became the last U.S. submarine to be lost at sea when it disappeared while on patrol in the North Atlantic in 1968, with the nearly 100 officers and crew lost and presumed killed.

Environment17 hours ago

A view of a partially flooded farm as Subtropical Storm Alberto passes by the west coast of Cuba, in Bahia Honda, Cuba, May 26, 2018.  REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini

Florida, Alabama and Mississippi declared states of emergency on Saturday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north toward the U.S. Gulf Coast, threatening to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to the coastal states by Monday.

U.S.a day ago

A helicopter lands near Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana, U.S., May 25, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. COURTESY CHRISTOPHER REILY/via REUTERS

Indiana authorities on Saturday were yet to charge and identify the student who they say was responsible for wounding a teacher and student at a middle school in what media is reporting as the 23rd shooting on a United States campus in 2018.

World News7 hours ago

U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Josh Holt, an American missionary who was released by Venezuela, in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2018. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas

American missionary Josh Holt, held by Venezuela without trial on weapons charges since 2016, returned home with his wife on Saturday after the South American country's socialist government unexpectedly released them.

U.S.21 hours ago

FILE PHOTO: Retired Astronaut Alan Bean, 66, poses for a portrait in his spacesuit at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., in this undated photo. Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the moon in 1969, left NASA in 1981 and made a successful transition from spaceman to a full-time professional artist.  REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

American astronaut Alan Bean, who walked on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973 before giving up his career to become a full-time painter, died in Houston on Saturday, officials said.

U.S.a day ago

FILE PHOTO: Retired Astronaut Alan Bean, 66, poses for a portrait in his spacesuit at the Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, U.S., in this undated photo. Bean, who was the fourth man to walk on the moon in 1969, left NASA in 1981 and made a successful transition from spaceman to a full-time professional artist.  REUTERS/Stringer/File Photo

American astronaut Alan Bean, the fourth person to walk on the moon in 1969 during the Apollo 12 mission and commanded a crew on the Skylab space station in 1973, died in Houston on Saturday, federal officials said.

U.S.a day ago

U.S. missionary Josh Holt and his wife are on a plane returning to the United States after Venezuelan authorities released them on Saturday, a Venezuelan government minister said.

Environmenta day ago

Sarah Conway, left, and Matt Patrick, both from USGS Hawaiian Volcano, observe lava erupting from a fissure in the Leilani Estates near Pahoa, Hawaii. REUTERS/Marco Garcia

A tide of molten rock turned a Hawaii street into a volcanic wasteland on Friday as the number of homes destroyed by the erupting Kilauea volcano soared and authorities told residents to flee a surge of lava heading towards them.

Entertainment Newsa day ago

FILE PHOTO: Lawyer for former IMF Chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn Ben Brafman listens to a court officer outside of the New York State Criminal Courthouse before a hearing in New York June 6, 2011.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

After sexual assault charges were dropped against former International Monetary Fund Chairman Dominique Strauss-Kahn in 2011, his lawyer Ben Brafman assailed the accuser's credibility, telling Reuters: "This encounter was quick, it was consensual and she was a willing participant."

Entertainment Newsa day ago

Film producer Harvey Weinstein leaves criminal court following his arraignment in Manhattan in New York, U.S., May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Movie mogul Harvey Weinstein appeared in handcuffs in a New York court on Friday to face charges of rape and other sex crimes against two of the scores of women who have accused him of misconduct, ending his reign as a Hollywood kingpin.

Sports Newsa day ago

Jan 26, 2018; Milwaukee, WI, USA; Brooklyn Nets center Jarrett Allen (31) and Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown (23) reach for a rebound during the first quarter at BMO Harris Bradley Center. Mandatory Credit: Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports

Milwaukee Bucks guard Sterling Brown says he felt "pretty much defenseless" during a controversial arrest over a parking infraction in January.

U.S.a day ago

FILE PHOTO: The University of Southern California is pictured in Los Angeles, California, U.S., May 22, 2018.  REUTERS/Mike Blake

The president of University of Southern California is resigning after criticism over the school's handling of complaints that a campus health clinic gynecologist sexually abused his patients during pelvic exams, the school said on Friday.

Politics2 days ago

FILE PHOTO - EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt testifies before a Senate Appropriations Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hearing on the proposed budget estimates and justification for FY2019 for the Environmental Protection Agency on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., May 16, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's security detail has cost taxpayers well over $3 million so far, up sharply from his predecessor during an equivalent period, according to details released by the agency, which said Pruitt's life had been threatened.

World News2 days ago

Dominga Vicente and her husband Mario, relatives of Claudia Gomez, a Guatemalan immigrant killed by an US Border Patrol officer on Wednesday while entering illegally to Texas, hold a news conference in Guatemala City, Guatemala May 25, 2018. REUTERS/Luis Echeverria

The family of a 19-year-old Guatemalan woman killed by a U.S. border patrol officer called on Friday for the United States to dial-back its rhetoric on migrants, after President Donald Trump described gang members entering the country as "animals."

U.S.2 days ago

A helicopter lands near Noblesville West Middle School in Noblesville, Indiana, U.S., May 25, 2018 in this still image obtained from social media video. COURTESY CHRISTOPHER REILY/via REUTERS

A student armed with two handguns shot a teacher and another student at a school in Indiana on Friday, and media reports said the teacher swatted away the shooter's guns and wrestled him to the ground, protecting others in the classroom.

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