Wilson revealed that he and his wife are expecting a baby.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a heart stent implanted Wednesday to clear a blocked coronary artery but was expected to be back at work for the start of next week, court officials said.
The number of people seeking unemployment benefits hit a surprising number.
KIEV (Reuters) - Russian forces are still operating in eastern Ukraine, providing the backbone of separatist rebels fighting the Kiev government, NATO's top military commander said on Wednesday after talks with Ukrainian leaders. U.S. Air Force General Philip Breedlove, visiting Kiev as head of U.S. forces in Europe, said Russia's "militarization" of the Crimea peninsula it annexed from Ukraine in March meant Moscow could exert influence over almost the entire Black Sea region. ...
People from New York to L.A. took to the streets for a second straight night.
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — National Guard reinforcements helped contain the latest protests in Ferguson, preventing a second night of the chaos that led to arson and looting after a grand jury decided not to indict the white police officer who killed Michael Brown.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michele Flournoy, a main contender to replace Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, has taken herself out of consideration for the Pentagon's top job, people familiar with the process said Tuesday.
By Ellen Wulfhorst, Daniel Wallis and Edward McAllister FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - (Please note offensive language in last paragraph) Some 2,000 National Guard troops helped ward off a second night of rampant arson and looting in suburban St. Louis after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager, and sympathy protests spread to several U.S. cities. President Barack Obama appealed for dialogue, and his attorney general promised that a federal probe into the Aug. ...
NEW YORK (Reuters) - A storm expected to blast the East Coast with rain and snow through Thursday morning is threatening to snarl traffic for millions and impede air travel ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. The nor'easter that formed over the Gulf of Mexico and is sweeping the northeast will bring rain to major cities, including New York and Boston, while higher elevations of New England will see as much as a foot of snow, said National Weather Service meteorologist Andrew Orrison. "Either way, travel is not going to be in a good state," Orrison said. ...
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - Two FBI agents were shot and wounded at a house in north St. Louis County early on Wednesday, though the incident was "not directly related" to racially charged unrest in and around nearby Ferguson, an agency spokeswoman said. One agent was shot in the shoulder and the other was shot in the leg while assisting local police in executing an arrest warrant, FBI spokeswoman Rebecca Wu said in a brief statement. Their injuries were not life-threatening. "The incident is not directly related to the Ferguson protests," Wu said, but did not elaborate further. ...
The Horse Head Squirrel Feeder makes squirrels look ridiculous and breathes new life into mythology in the process.
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The Sony Alpha A7 II keeps its full-frame sensor and XAVC S video steady with a five-axis stabilization system.
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The Monty Hall problem is a rare mathematical problem that confounds our intuition is a most vexing way, even for probabilistic experts.
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When Emily Weiss decided to create a cosmetics line from scratch, she just created a new Instagram account and started taking notes.
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Is turkey to blame for your food coma, or could there be another reason Thanksgiving always leaves you as a crumpled mess on the couch?
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It can seems like there’s an annoying cousin for every room in the house. Thankfully, streaming video offers sweet digital sanctuary. Here's what to watch.
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The solution allows the owner to have several spacious rooms---just not all at once.
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Criterion Designs is a beautiful book that captures 30 years of iconic movie covers.
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I know of a simple box that can radically improve your health, a device so powerful that the FDA once banned it and condemned its inventor to prison. But luckily, and quite graciously, its design has been left unpatented, free for all who might care to harness the mysterious “orgone energy” that pervades our universe. […]
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Twitter on Tuesday morning announced that it is testing Twitter Offers, a new product that lets retailers tweet special cash-back deals, which users can then claim in brick-and-mortar stores with their linked credit and debit cards. But will people actually use it?
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