How much of a problem will Pelosi be for Dems in 2018?

WaPo: “While Democrats grow optimistic about their chances of taking control of the House in November, they are increasingly anxious that the presence of their...

White House lowers flag back to half-mast in honour of John McCain following widespread...

The president says the flag will stay lowered until the Senator's burial The White House has once again lowered its flag to half-mast in honour...

Alphabet’s Plans for a China Comeback Go Beyond Google Search

BEIJING — Google has faced sharp criticism, including from its own employees, for its efforts to rebuild an internet search presence in Chinaafter quitting...

NewRestaurantAlert: Great Food, Fun Vibes At Sly Granny In Khan Market

Delhi has no dearth of restaurants and cafes serving international fare, but very few are able to score well in every department, including taste...

If Food Is Medicine, These Are the Labs

BOSTON — The “food as medicine” philosophy has a simple goal: to control or cure chronic illness by changing what people eat. As the...

Arctic’s strongest sea ice breaks up for first time on record

Usually frozen waters open up twice this year in phenomenon scientists described as scary The oldest and thickest sea ice in the Arctic has started...

Russian hackers targeting conservative US thinktanks, Microsoft says

Firm claims Kremlin-linked group created fake websites for Senate and thinktanks The Russian group linked to the hacking of Hillary Clinton’s presidential election campaign has...

For Iowa Farmers, It’s Harder to Bring Home the Bacon

IOWA CITY, Iowa—The rural landscape around Conrad, Iowa, has significantly larger farms – and fewer people – since Steve Holl started farming in the 1980s. Back...

Potent new chemical causes brain cancer cells to ‘self-destruct’, early trial shows

Chemical disrupts cancer cell's mitochondrial batteries but leaves healthy tissue unscathed An experimental substance which causes aggressive brain tumour cells to 'self-destruct' could lead to a...

Google employees demand transparency over secret work on censored search engine for China

Staff worry they have been unknowingly working on project ‘Dragonfly’ to develop technology helping Chinese government withhold information from citizens Hundreds of Google employees have...

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U.S. Secretary of Education coming to Bay District Schools

The U.S. Secretary of Education will be in Panama City Monday. Secretary Betsy DeVos and Congressman Neal Dunn will visit Cedar Grove, which has been...

DHS plans to use credit-scores to judge who may become a citizen

The US Department of Homeland Security has published a new proposed rule that would make people ineligible for US citizenship if their credit-scores were poor. Notionally, the...

Black Teachers Improve Outcomes for Black Students

BLACK STUDENTS WHO HAVE just one black teacher in elementary school are more likely to graduate and more likely to enroll in college – and...

Scuttlebiz: What if Georgia’s low education ‘ranking’ is wrong?

The most complex obstacle to attracting talented professionals from other states to work in metro Augusta’s burgeoning cybersecurity industry is actually quite simple. They think...

Americans who find meaning in these four areas have higher life satisfaction

Discovering where people find meaning in life is a challenging task. One way is to give them an opportunity to write, in their own...