Saturday, July 12, 2014

The week in 26 photos

The week in 26 photos

The week in 26 photos

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 03:30 AM PDT

Stunning photos of the night sky

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 06:08 AM PDT

For thousands of years, man has looked to the stars in search of answers. Who are we? Why are we here? Are we alone?

How to get U.S. back to work

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:28 AM PDT

Rep. Luke Messer and 11 other GOP members support the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act, a bill that hopes to update job training laws and put millions back to work

Lesson of the underwater robot

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 08:12 AM PDT

John Bare says hands-on learning can make a difference in motivating students to acquire STEM skills

Urban poverty, in black and white

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 06:21 AM PDT

Karl Alexander and Linda Olson find blacks and whites live in urban poverty with similar backgrounds, but white privilege wins out as they grow older.

Don't hyphenate Chinese American

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:25 AM PDT

Eric Liu explains why in his new book, he calls himself "Chinese American" -- without a hyphen.

Who is Alix Tichelman?

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:51 PM PDT

She's a makeup artist and model who loves monkeys and struggles with demons -- and now, she can add manslaughter suspect to her titles.

LeBron James heads home

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:46 PM PDT

After four years away, it looks like King James will take his throne back to Cleveland.

Will they knock down Astrodome?

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 07:23 AM PDT

Some folks in Texas think it would be a good idea if they tore down what has been called the "Eighth Wonder of the World" and replaced it with a park.

Be mesmerized by the night sky

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 11:37 AM PDT

For thousands of years, man has looked to the stars in search of answers. Who are we? Why are we here? Are we alone?

Anthrax investigation turns up 'distressing' issues at CDC

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 10:46 AM PDT

Concluding its investigation into the unintended anthrax exposure at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, the CDC says it has found another more "distressing" problem due to lab workers not following protocol.

PayPal to refund donations to family of toddler who died in hot car

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:15 PM PDT

PayPal said Friday it will refund donations to the family of Cooper Harris, the Georgia toddler whose father is charged with murder in his hot-car death.

'Boyhood': How Richard Linklater's 'rather insane' vision came to life

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 05:25 AM PDT

For once in Hollywood, aging is seen as a majestic, magical thing.

Accused killer of 6 collapses in Texas court

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 12:17 PM PDT

The estranged wife of Ron Lee Haskell had taken out a protective order against him, well before police say he sought her out and, after failing to find her, killed four children and two adults.

'Missing' boy found in basement tells of grueling forced exercise

Posted: 11 Jul 2014 04:43 AM PDT

Twice each day, 12-year-old Charlie Bothuell V says in court documents, he was forced to do 100 push-ups, 200 sit-ups and 100 jumping jacks. He told child welfare investigators in Michigan that he'd have to curl a 25-pound weight on each arm and do 5,000 revolutions on an exercise machine, and if he didn't finish in less than an hour, he'd have to do the routine again, according a petition filed in Wayne County court in Michigan this week.


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