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Investigation finds Education Department employee’s office wasn’t vandalized

Investigation finds Education Department employee’s office wasn’t vandalized

An incident at an Education Department employee’s office that was initially believed to be vandalism was in fact an act of gravity, an internal investigation by the department found. A framed poster of Ruby Bridges, a famed American civil rights activist, was found shattered on the employee’s office floor in the initial incident. Other items…MORE

A collision of neutron stars created a fireworks element in space

A collision of neutron stars created a fireworks element in space

Two years ago astronomers for the first time observed the collision of two neutron stars, which created gravitational waves and light and created heavy elements such as gold, platinum and lead. These elements were scattered across the universe in a kilonova — similar to a supernova — after the initial fireball. Now, astronomers have also…MORE

Justice Department sues California over air pollution agreement with Canada

Justice Department sues California over air pollution agreement with Canada

The Justice Department sued California on Wednesday, claiming that the state bypassed federal authority when it entered into an environmental agreement with the Canadian province of Quebec to combat air pollution. In a complaint filed in California federal court, Justice Department prosecutors argued that the 2013 program, which established a cap-and-trade system between the Golden…MORE

Only 7(!) Republican senators are ruling out removing Donald Trump

Only 7(!) Republican senators are ruling out removing Donald Trump

Earlier this week, the conservative Daily Caller website asked the offices of each of the 53 Republican senators whether they opposed the impeachment and removal of President Donald Trump. Just seven of them said yes. Which is, well, verrrrrrry interesting. The seven who did confirm they oppose impeachment to the Caller are: Sens. James Inhofe…MORE

Heat camera at tourist attraction spots woman’s breast cancer

Heat camera at tourist attraction spots woman’s breast cancer

A trip to a tourist attraction in Scotland turned out to be a life-changing moment for one woman after a thermal camera detected she had breast cancer. Bal Gill, 41, was looking back over images from her trip to Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, in Edinburgh, when she noticed a heat patch over her…MORE

Impeachment probe deposition under way following Republicans storming hearing room

Impeachment probe deposition under way following Republicans storming hearing room

Roughly two-dozen House Republicans on Wednesday stormed a closed-door deposition in secure House Intelligence Committee spaces to rail against the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry, a political stunt ratcheting up the GOP complaints about the process that delayed Wednesday’s scheduled deposition for five hours. The conservative lawmakers, led by Republican Rep. Matt Gaetz of Florida, barged into…MORE