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Where is ‘the middle of nowhere’? Using the best data possible, a team of researchers found it.

Where is ‘the middle of nowhere’? Using the best data possible, a team of researchers found it.

In a triumph of data collection and analysis, a team of researchers based at Oxford University has built the tools necessary to calculate how far any dot on a map is from a city -- or anything else.

Venezuela’s oil industry teeters on a precipice

In decline for the better part of 15 years, Venezuela's oil industry has entered a free fall in recent months, contributing to the nation's economic and social chaos. The crude-heavy countryside is

Interior considers lowering royalties for offshore drilling

An Interior Department advisory panel is considering whether the federal government should sharply cut the royalty rate that oil and gas firms pay for deepwater drilling while expediting energy

Trump says he would have rushed the school shooter

"I really believe I'd run in, even if I didn't have a weapon," Trump said during a White House meeting with governors from across the country, adding that he thinks the governors assembled also would

Panama steps into the Trump hotel dispute

The dispute has included armed guards on the property, allegations of improperly shredding documents and a pitched fight for control over a room filled with computer servers. Employees acting at the

Gov. Brown signs dam-safety bill

California Gov. Jerry Brown signed legislation Monday that seeks to beef up dam inspections following a near disaster that caused the evacuation of almost 200,000 people living downstream from the

Ga. GOP official threatens Delta tax cut over carrier’s NRA position

"I will kill any tax legislation that benefits @Delta unless the company changes its position and fully reinstates its relationship with @NRA," Republican Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle tweeted. "Corporations

Russian model offers info on Trump to get out of Thai jail

"I am the only witness and the missing link in the connection between Russia and the U.S. elections - the long chain of Oleg Deripaska, Prikhodko, Manafort, and Trump," Vashukevich said in a live

Foreign officials reportedly sought to manipulate Kushner

Officials from the UAE identified Kushner as early as the spring of 2017 as particularly manipulable because of his family's search for investors in their real estate company, current and former

Shooting survivor’s father admits email edits in CNN spat

The student's father, Glenn Haab, told The Associated Press that he omitted some words from the email to Fox News and the Huffington Post but that he didn't do it on purpose. "There was nothing

Woman says Steve Wynn raped her in ’70s

The allegations are the latest leveled against Wynn by women. He resigned as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts on Feb. 6, less than two weeks after the Wall Street Journal reported that a number of

Judge who Trump called biased for Mexican heritage sides with the president in border wall case

In a 101-page opinion, U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel wrote that the government had the authority to waive environmental laws and proceed with its border wall.

Pinterest hires its first COO ahead of possible IPO

“Brougher will be instrumental in bringing the company through its next phase of growth as it continues to expand its user base internationally and scale its global advertising program,” Pinterest

Border wall: Trump hails ‘big win,’ but he still needs money

'I have decided that sections of the Wall that California wants built NOW will not be built until the whole Wall is approved,' he tweeted.

$5K for a chair? Here are some cheaper options for Ben Carson

Federal records show that HUD spent $31,561 on a conference table set for a room where the secretary has lunch with guests.

Blackmun steps down from USOC post in wake of abuse scandal

Wednesday's announcement came just weeks after USOC board members defended Blackmun and resisted calls from two senators for his resignation over the Nassar case. In a news release, the organization

Report: Mueller digging into Trump’s efforts to oust Sessions

Behind the scenes, Trump has derisively referred to Sessions as "Mr. Magoo," a cartoon character who is elderly, myopic and bumbling, according to people with whom he has spoken. Trump has told

TV ad aims to pressure Trump on transgender military service

Trump has vowed to ban transgender troops from serving. He'll be able to see the 30-second commercial as of Friday, when it starts airing on Fox, CNN and MSNBC morning shows.

High school votes to keep Millionaires mascot name despite rivals’ taunts

Students last spring voted to change it because it is divisive and leads to taunts from opposing schools.
'Cash Me Ousside' Teen Cuts Her Father Out Of Her Life

'Cash Me Ousside' Teen Cuts Her Father Out Of Her Life

Danielle Bregoli says he was a dead beat dad.