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We finally know who overpaid for the $100-million apartment in NYC

We finally know who overpaid for the $100-million apartment in NYC

The mystery buyer of Manhattan’s most expensive apartment has been revealed: the Wall Street Journal says it’s Dell Technologies founder Michael Dell, who purchased the…
New cutting-edge science confirms that Antartica is losing ice faster every year

New cutting-edge science confirms that Antartica is losing ice faster every year

New data analysis confirms what scientists have suspected for a while now: West Antarctic ice melt is speeding up. In a cutting-edge survey of satellite…
AI experts list the real dangers of artificial intelligence

AI experts list the real dangers of artificial intelligence

A 100-page report written by artificial intelligence experts from industry and academia has a clear message: Every AI advance by the good guys is an…
Dear America, here’s how other countries stop mass shootings

Dear America, here’s how other countries stop mass shootings

Yesterday, Donald Trump met with a group of students, teachers, and parents to discuss last week’s school shooting massacre in Parkland, Florida and the uniquely…
CNN’s town hall on gun violence was unlike anything that’s ever been on TV

CNN’s town hall on gun violence was unlike anything that’s ever been on TV

An American teenager asked a US senator directly to his face if he’d stop accepting money from the National Rifle Association after the latest horrific…
An amateur astronomer captured an impossible photo of an exploding star

An amateur astronomer captured an impossible photo of an exploding star

While taking a series of short-exposure photographs to test his 16-inch telescope, Argentinian amateur astronomer Victor Buso caught the image of an initial burst of…
Four gun-control measures Florida senator Marco Rubio says he’d back after Parkland

Four gun-control measures Florida senator Marco Rubio says he’d back after Parkland

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has an “A+“ rating from the National Rifle Association, got over $3 million in campaign support from the powerful gun lobby…
Austin wants to use blockchain technology to help the homeless

Austin wants to use blockchain technology to help the homeless

Stolen and lost identification often keeps the 7,000 homeless in Austin, Texas, from getting critical services such as medical care, housing, and potential employment. To…
I’m already equal. So why do today’s feminists keep saying I’m oppressed?

I’m already equal. So why do today’s feminists keep saying I’m oppressed?

Good morning, America. All your recent talk of gender equality has only shown just how far from woke you really are. Despite best intentions, the…
Why teenage angst is so powerful when harnessed for a good cause

Why teenage angst is so powerful when harnessed for a good cause

To many, teenagers are mercurial creatures. They can be moody and defiant, and seem to spend disproportionate amounts of time worrying about what others think…
“We must strive to love our country more than we hate our neighbor:” a former CIA officer’s plea to America

“We must strive to love our country more than we hate our neighbor:” a former CIA officer’s plea to America

I spent my career in the CIA tackling some of the most serious national-security issues confronting the United States. For over many years, I worked…
Researchers are still working to prove that antidepressants are more effective than placebo

Researchers are still working to prove that antidepressants are more effective than placebo

Antidepressants have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (and comparable regulatory agencies in other countries) and prescribed by medical professionals for decades.…
A Bulgarian scheme scammed Spotify for $1 million—without breaking a single law

A Bulgarian scheme scammed Spotify for $1 million—without breaking a single law

They did it, essentially, in their sleep. A scamming operation in Bulgaria swindled as much as $1 million in royalties out of Spotify last year,…
Hong Kong’s stock exchange has put the harsh truth about the stock market on its walls

Hong Kong’s stock exchange has put the harsh truth about the stock market on its walls

A monumental wall installation at Hong Kong’s stock exchange is drawing criticism for being full of inauspicious symbols and references that could dent investors’ luck…
The first step towards fixing the UK’s health care system is admitting it’s broken

The first step towards fixing the UK’s health care system is admitting it’s broken

Britain’s health care system has been broken for quite some time, but it’s not beyond repair. While US president Donald Trump was incorrect about why…
Japan’s fear of China and North Korea is helping Texas’s “Cowtown”

Japan’s fear of China and North Korea is helping Texas’s “Cowtown”

Japan plans to buy at least 20 more F-35A stealth fighters over the next six years, according to a report by Reuters yesterday. What’s most…
A teenage survivor’s fierce argument for gun control in Trump’s school shooting session

A teenage survivor’s fierce argument for gun control in Trump’s school shooting session

Donald Trump hosted a group of students, parents, and teachers at the White House today to talk about how the US can prevent school shootings,…
The astonishing power of Stoneman Douglas students, in their own words

The astonishing power of Stoneman Douglas students, in their own words

In the seven short days since a 19-year-old gunman killed 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, teenagers who survived the…
Watch teens organize against guns in their native language: Snapchat

Watch teens organize against guns in their native language: Snapchat

Across the US today, Feb. 21, high school students have been organizing walkouts over gun control, a week after a gunman opened fire at the…
Watch live: Donald Trump meets with survivors of the Florida school shooting

Watch live: Donald Trump meets with survivors of the Florida school shooting

Donald Trump is hosting students who survived the attack at a Parkland, Florida high school last week that left 17 dead. The meeting is scheduled…