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Ocean Warming Is Accelerating Faster Than Thought, New Research Finds

Want climate news in your inbox? Sign up here for Climate Fwd:, our email newsletter. Scientists say the world’s oceans are warming far more quickly than previously thought, a finding with dire implications for climate change because [...]

Better Than Stocks and Real Estate!

“The business of investing is not the same as investing in a business.” — Maxims of Wall Street Are you worried about losing up to half your money in the stock market? It happened twice in the past 18 years. And in the final three months [...]

Trump: Shutdown has ‘higher purpose than next week’s pay’

President Donald Trump repeatedly brushed off questions about federal workers who could miss paychecks, instead reiterating his belief that the country needs stronger border security. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo Share on Facebook Share [...]

Inside the Beltway: What? GOP more tolerant than Democrats

Critics of liberals, progressives and Democrats complain that they preach tolerance and acceptance but can still be intolerant and hostile toward those with another political calling — mainly conservatives, fans of President Trump and Republicans. [...]

Michael Avenatti touts 2 percent showing in 2020 poll: ‘Better than Trump polled in 2015’

Democratic presidential hopeful Michael Avenatti knows how to spin bad poll numbers. The attorney who rocketed to fame by representing porn-star Stormy Daniels finished last among the named options in a Harvard-Harris poll released Monday night [...]

More Than 140 Whales Die in New Zealand After Mass Beaching

WELLINGTON, New Zealand — More than 140 pilot whales died after beaching themselves in southern New Zealand, with half being euthanized by conservation workers in a “deeply saddening” decision after their discovery came too late [...]

Trey Gowdy: Republicans have investigated Ivanka Trump emails more than Democrats did Benghazi

Rep. Trey Gowdy, outgoing chairman of the House Oversight Committee, said Sunday that Republicans have done more in the last week to investigate Ivanka Trump’s emails than Democrats ever did on the 2012 Benghazi attack. “Congress has a [...]

Congress’s incoming class is younger, bluer, and more diverse than ever

The midterm elections are behind us and a new class of congressmen and women will start governing on Jan. 3, 2019. We looked at the newest additions to the House and Senate — 100 non-incumbent winners* — and found their average age is 49. [...]

News Analysis: U.S.-China Clash at Asian Summit Was Over More Than Words

BEIJING — The tensions were already high. At a major international gathering in Papua New Guinea over the weekend, the United States wanted to end with a group statement emphasizing free trade. China objected. But instead of working [...]

The Latest: Espy says he’s better for women than Hyde-Smith

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – The Latest on Mississippi’s U.S. Senate runoff (all times local): 2 p.m. Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Mike Espy is telling a gathering of Democratic women that he’s a better choice to aid women in Mississippi [...]