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Lightsaber Dueling Is Now Recognized As a Competitive Sport in France. No, Really

LIGHTSABER DUELING IS NOW RECOGNIZED AS A COMPETITIVE SPORT IN FRANCE. NO, REALLY

Master Yoda, dust off his French, he must. It's now easier than ever in France to act out “Star Wars” fantasies, because its fencing...

Why a Mom Finally Decided to Vaccinate Her Kids After 15 Years-And What That Can Teach Us About Talking to Vaccine Skeptics

WHY A MOM FINALLY DECIDED TO VACCINATE HER KIDS AFTER 15 YEARS-AND WHAT THAT CAN TEACH US ABOUT TALKING TO VACCINE SKEPTICS

For 15 years, Kristina Kruzan refused to vaccinate her three children. When the Seattle-area doula's eldest son was 3, she says, she...

 
 
 
Manafort Intentionally Lied To Special Counsel, Judge Says

MANAFORT INTENTIONALLY LIED TO SPECIAL COUNSEL, JUDGE SAYS

The judge said the prosecutors led by Robert Mueller are no longer bound by their plea deal with Manafort, onetime chairman of Trump's...

President Trump Makes Surprise Visit to Combat Zone for the First Time Following Syria Withdrawal

PRESIDENT TRUMP MAKES SURPRISE VISIT TO COMBAT ZONE FOR THE FIRST TIME FOLLOWING SYRIA WITHDRAWAL

When President Donald Trump met Lt. Gen. Paul LaCamera, the commander of U.S.-led military forces fighting ISIS during a surprise visit...

 
 
 
Trump Defends Hush-Money Payments In Fox News Interview

TRUMP DEFENDS HUSH-MONEY PAYMENTS IN FOX NEWS INTERVIEW

The president says he never directed his onetime personal attorney Michael Cohen to do anything wrong. Cohen pleaded guilty Wednesday...

See the Former Presidents and World Leaders Who Gathered for George H.W. Bush's Funeral

SEE THE FORMER PRESIDENTS AND WORLD LEADERS WHO GATHERED FOR GEORGE H.W. BUSH'S FUNERAL

Former U.S. presidents and leaders from around the world gathered to pay their final respects to former President George H.W. Bush...

 
 
 
‘They Will Be Studied for the Rest of Their Lives.' How China's Gene-Edited Twins Could Be Forever Changed By Controversial CRISPR Work

‘THEY WILL BE STUDIED FOR THE REST OF THEIR LIVES.' HOW CHINA'S GENE-EDITED TWINS COULD BE FOREVER CHANGED BY CONTROVERSIAL CRISPR WORK

For now, they're known as Lulu and Nana, pseudonyms that are meant to give them some amount of anonymity amid the international uproar...

Here Are the Best Cyber Monday Deals From Major Retailers

HERE ARE THE BEST CYBER MONDAY DEALS FROM MAJOR RETAILERS

This week, Americans will roast some turkeys and think about our values and think of family and food . But a few days after Black Friday...

 
 
 
Jeff Sessions Just Resigned as Attorney General. Here's a Timeline of His Rocky Relationship With President Trump

JEFF SESSIONS JUST RESIGNED AS ATTORNEY GENERAL. HERE'S A TIMELINE OF HIS ROCKY RELATIONSHIP WITH PRESIDENT TRUMP

President Donald Trump forced Attorney General Jeff Sessions to resign Wednesday, a long-anticipated development in a relationship...

A Pakistan Court Overturned a Christian Woman's Death Sentence for Blasphemy. Now, Protests Are Spreading Across the Country

A PAKISTAN COURT OVERTURNED A CHRISTIAN WOMAN'S DEATH SENTENCE FOR BLASPHEMY. NOW, PROTESTS ARE SPREADING ACROSS THE COUNTRY

Pakistan was rattled by a third day of unrest Friday as hard-line Islamic protesters burned tires in city streets and chanted incendiary...

 
 
 
What to Know About Cesar Sayoc, Who Is in Custody Over Package Bombs Targeting Democrats

WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT CESAR SAYOC, WHO IS IN CUSTODY OVER PACKAGE BOMBS TARGETING DEMOCRATS

Federal authorities took a man into custody Friday in connection with the 12 possible package bombs mailed to high-profile Democrats. The...

Before and After Aerial Maps Show the Miles of Destruction Left by Hurricane Michael

BEFORE AND AFTER AERIAL MAPS SHOW THE MILES OF DESTRUCTION LEFT BY HURRICANE MICHAEL

New aerial maps of the Florida panhandle are giving the first glimpse of the miles and miles of damage to the communities battered...

 
 
 
Here's How Massive Category 4 Hurricane Michael Looks From Space

HERE'S HOW MASSIVE CATEGORY 4 HURRICANE MICHAEL LOOKS FROM SPACE

Hurricane Michael, currently a Category 4 storm with winds at 155 mph , is making landfall in Florida - and photos from the National...

Tropical Storm Michael Will Soon Be Hurricane Michael. See its Path and Track

TROPICAL STORM MICHAEL WILL SOON BE HURRICANE MICHAEL. SEE ITS PATH AND TRACK

Tropical Storm Michael will soon become Hurricane Michael as it moves north toward Florida, the National Hurricane Center said Monday...

 
 
 
Journalists Protest After Hong Kong Denies Visa to a Financial Times Editor

JOURNALISTS PROTEST AFTER HONG KONG DENIES VISA TO A FINANCIAL TIMES EDITOR

Media associations in Hong Kong said they were “shocked and deeply concerned” after city immigration authorities denied a work visa...

‘People Are No Longer Afraid.' Hundreds of Women Protest As Kavanaugh's Fate Hangs in Balance

‘PEOPLE ARE NO LONGER AFRAID.' HUNDREDS OF WOMEN PROTEST AS KAVANAUGH'S FATE HANGS IN BALANCE

As Senators huddled around the closely guarded FBI report on Judge Brett Kavanaugh's alleged assault of Christine Blasey Ford on Thursday,...

 
 
 
Bill Cosby Sentenced to 3-10 Years in Prison and Designated a ‘Sexually Violent Predator'

BILL COSBY SENTENCED TO 3-10 YEARS IN PRISON AND DESIGNATED A ‘SEXUALLY VIOLENT PREDATOR'

Bill Cosby will serve 3-10 years in prison for drugging and sexually assaulting former Temple University employee Andrea Constand in...

It's Officially the First Day of Fall. Here Are 4 Things You Should Know About Autumn

IT'S OFFICIALLY THE FIRST DAY OF FALL. HERE ARE 4 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT AUTUMN

Though Starbucks has been selling its famous pumpkin spice lattes for weeks, fall wasn't here - until now. The fall equinox , sometimes...

 
 
 
‘Extremely Dangerous' Florence On Track to Hit East Coast As Major Hurricane

‘EXTREMELY DANGEROUS' FLORENCE ON TRACK TO HIT EAST COAST AS MAJOR HURRICANE

Hurricane Florence is rapidly strengthening and is expected to hit the U.S. east coast later this week as a major hurricane, according...

An ‘Insurmountable' Loss: Here's What to Know About Brazil's National Museum Fire

AN ‘INSURMOUNTABLE' LOSS: HERE'S WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT BRAZIL'S NATIONAL MUSEUM FIRE

One of Latin America's most important museums was gutted by a fire Sunday night in a disaster that may have destroyed more than 20...