Environment

‘A Tipping Point.' Greenland's Ice Is Melting Much Faster Than Previously Thought, Scientists Say

5 hours ago   |   Time

Greenland's massive ice stockpile is melting faster than previously thought, and it may be too late to do anything about it except “adapt,” scientists have warned in a new...
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EPA targets Obama crackdown on mercury from coal plants

7 hours ago   |   Washington Times

WASHINGTON - The Trump administration on Friday targeted an Obama-era regulation credited with helping dramatically reduce toxic mercury pollution from coal-fired power plants...
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Youth Suicide Breakdown May Pose Screening Opportunity for Medicaid

Youth Suicide Breakdown May Pose Screening Opportunity for Medicaid

10 hours ago   |   Psych Central

Nearly four in 10 of all youth who died by suicide in 16 states between 2009 and 2013 were Medicaid enrollees, according to a new study. “Almost 40 percent of youth who died by...
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Presidential Candidate Kamala Harris Says She Aims to Bring ‘Unity'

12 hours ago   |   Time

Hours after officially declaring that she will run for president, Sen. Kamala Harris opened her campaign depicting herself as a unifier who can appeal to the values Americans...
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Mice pass on brain benefits of enriched upbringing to offspring

13 hours ago   |   Science Daily

Mice growing up in a basic cage maintain lifelong visual cortex plasticity if their parents were raised in an environment that promoted social interaction and physical and...
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The Trump Shutdown Is an Environmental Crisis

16 hours ago   |   The New Republic

The Environmental Protection Agency employs about 13,000 people to protect Americans from pollution. Last week, fewer than 900 were working, the rest having been furloughed due...
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Ready Or Not, Most US Parents Believe Intensive Approach is Best

Ready Or Not, Most US Parents Believe Intensive Approach is Best

21 hours ago   |   Psych Central

A nationally representative survey of parents finds that most believe parenting is a hands-on, time-intensive process. Researchers found this belief among a strong majority of...
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Winter storm brings snow, rain, wind and cold to Eastern, Central Canada

1 day ago   |   National Post

Much of Eastern and Central Canada can expect another day of punishing winter weather. The Environment Canada forecast for New Brunswick calls for flurries and ice pellets or...
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From 4-12 to Super Bowl LIII: This Rams' turnaround is on Sean McVay

1 day ago   |   ESPN

L.A.'s ascension has come ahead of schedule thanks to the environment built by its 32-year-old coach who's become a standard other teams wish to copy.
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A Tilt of the Head Helps With Social Engagement - Especially for People with Autism

A Tilt of the Head Helps With Social Engagement - Especially for People with Autism

1 day ago   |   Psych Central

When we look at another person's face, we take in a flood of information - age, gender, race, expression, even their mood. Understanding how facial recognition works has great...
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Klay Thompson puts on epic shooting display in rout of Lakers

Klay Thompson puts on epic shooting display in rout of Lakers

LOS ANGELES - Klay Thompson set an NBA record by making his first 10 attempts from 3-point range, scoring 44 points as the Golden State Warriors beat the short-handed Los... Read more ...

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police respond to reported shooting at suburban Chicago mall

Police responded to a suburban Chicago mall Monday evening for a reported active shooter. Read more ...

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Family confirms second victim injured in Taos Ski Valley avalanche has died

Corey Borg 22, was killed in an avalanche while skiing Kachina Peak at Taos Ski Valley last week. Read more ...

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

Michigan State uses balanced offense to beat Maryland

EAST LANSING, Mich. - Cassius Winston and Kenny Goins scored 14 points each to help No. 6 Michigan State beat No. 13 Maryland 69-55 Monday night with balanced offense and... Read more ...

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Trump's proposal to break budget deadlock falls flat

Senate Republicans have released a measure designed around President Donald Trump's proposal for breaking a budget impasse, its centerpiece his demand for $5.7 billion to build... Read more ...

Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

Al Sharpton blasts Trump for holding no events on MLK Day

The Rev. Al Sharpton blasted President Trump for failing to honor civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. with an event at the White House. “There is no official event at... Read more ...

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

Sen. Kamala Harris Announces 2020 Presidential Candidacy

The California Democrat's career as a prosecutor, as well as economic and racial equality, are the focus of her campaign. Harris is the third senator to announce a presidential... Read more ...

Irving's 26 points, 10 assists carries Celtics past Heat

Irving's 26 points, 10 assists carries Celtics past Heat

BOSTON - Kyrie Irving moved closer to some elite Boston Celtics company with his latest double-double. It was his three driving baskets, though, that helped seal the victory. Read more ...

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

Mason scores 29, Baylor defeats West Virginia 85-73

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. - Makai Mason scored 29 points and Baylor cruised to an 85-73 win over West Virginia on Monday night. Read more ...

12-year-old girl dies when snow fort collapses on her

12-year-old girl dies when snow fort collapses on her

The girl's family was attending a church service and she had gone outside to play. Read more ...