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Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have produced energy via nuclear fusion, in a dramatic scientific breakthrough that came days after the Keystone pipeline leaked more than 14,000 barrels of oil in Kansas. The spill is expected to take weeks to clean up. Read more»

No politics today, please! Read more»

In just a few moments, six people were killed and 19 others injured by a gunman who attacked an LBGTQ nightclub in Colorado on Saturday night. Halted by bystanders, the massacre is just one in a long string of recent mass shootings. Read more»

Elon Musk has been in control of Twitter for less than a month, and the social media platform is already well on its way south. Read more»

Monarch butterflies are at risk of going extinct in the western United States, with the number of the migratory pollinators declining by as much as 99.9 percent since the 1980s. Read more»

The out-of-this-world images released by NASA on Tuesday should make us all pause for a moment and consider our place in the universe. Read more»

The continued drumbeat of mass shootings in the United States cast a pall over July 4 celebrations, with six people gunned down in Highland Park, Ill., during an Independence Day parade, and more than 200 others killed and 550 wounded in shootings across the country over the weekend. Read more»

You might be wound up by feverish cable news chatter about monkeypox, but is that really the biggest problem on the planet right now? Read more»

It's not quite an issue for most Arizonans, but some folks around the country are hedging against further inflation by cutting back on cutting their lawns and bushes, and saving a few bucks on gas. Read more»

The rent may be too damn high all over, but many gas tanks are nearly running on empty as prices at the pump remain costly just about everywhere. Read more»

Memorial Day isn't just about tossing some burgers and hot dogs on grill and drinking cold beer on a hot, sunny day. Read more»

In 2012, 26 people — including 20 children — were gunned down at Sandy Hook Elementary. In 2022, 21 were murdered at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas — including 19 little kids. In between, those with power to so something, have done nothing. Read more»

The leak of a draft decision shows that a majority of U.S. Supreme Court justices favor tossing freedom of choice overboard, and allowing states to again outlaw abortions without any consideration for rape victims or the health of those who are pregnant. Read more»

While some Ukrainians have employed a martyr strategy of sacrifice in the face of Putin's invasion, the Russian dictator's troops are "scaling down" their moves around Kyiv — but are they poised for a "matryoshka strategy" of retreating to their nest? Read more»

Not long before he walked on stage to collect his Best Actor statuette, Will Smith walked on stage at the Academy Awards to swat Chris Rock across the face after a tasteless, punching-down joke about wife Jada Pinkett Smith's medical condition. Read more»

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