Rescuing street art from vandals' graffiti

Rescuing street art from vandals' graffiti

Rescuing street art from vandals' graffiti From Los Angeles and the Lower East Side of New York City to Paris and Penang, street art by famous and not-so-famous artists adorns highways, roads and alleys. In addition to creating social statements, works of beauty and tourist …..

Study: British Variant of COVID-19 Not as Severe as Feared

Study: British Variant of COVID-19 Not as Severe as Feared

Study: British Variant of COVID-19 Not as Severe as Feared A highly contagious variant of COVID-19 first identified in Britain does not cause more severe disease in hospitalized patients, according to a new study published in the medical journal The Lancet Infectious Diseases on Monday. …..

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in New Mexico

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in New Mexico

Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in New Mexico New Mexico Democrat Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham signed legislation Monday legalizing recreational marijuana use, making it the seventh state since November to put an end to pot prohibition. Recreational Marijuana Now Legal in New Mexico

State Dept. Speaks Out On Russia's Jailing of Navalny

State Dept. Speaks Out On Russia's Jailing of Navalny

State Dept. Speaks Out On Russia's Jailing of Navalny After a day of silence, the U.S. State Department made known its support for ailing Russian dissident Alexei Navalny and called on the Putin regime to release him from prison.Speaking on background to Newsmax late Monday afternoon,… …..

Nikki Haley for President 2024: Not If Trump Runs

Nikki Haley for President 2024: Not If Trump Runs

Nikki Haley for President 2024: Not If Trump Runs Nikki Haley, former South Carolina governor and United Nations ambassador, said she will only consider a run for president in 2024 if former President Donald Trump declines to, adding she would support Trump if he did …..

Japan to Dump Treated Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Ocean

Japan to Dump Treated Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Ocean

Japan to Dump Treated Radioactive Fukushima Water Into Ocean Japan will release more than a million cubic meters of treated radioactive water from the wrecked Fukushima Dai-Ichi nuclear power plant into the Pacific Ocean, the government said Tuesday. The controlled release likely won’t occur for …..

Intel: Iran Tried to Lure Israelis Via Instagram to Kidnap

Intel: Iran Tried to Lure Israelis Via Instagram to Kidnap

Intel: Iran Tried to Lure Israelis Via Instagram to Kidnap Iranian intelligence has been attempting to lure Israelis out of the country to kidnap or harm them, The Jerusalem Post reports, citing Shin Bet (Israel Security Agency) and the Mossad. Intel: Iran Tried to Lure …..

Senator Tells Biden GOP Won't Back Tax Hike

Senator Tells Biden GOP Won't Back Tax Hike

Senator Tells Biden GOP Won't Back Tax Hike President Joe Biden was told by a Republican senator at a White House meeting that the tax hike he’s proposed wouldn’t be approved by the GOP. For his part, Biden suggested some flexibility toward a smaller package …..

Biden Nominee Wormuth Would Be First Woman to Lead Army

Biden Nominee Wormuth Would Be First Woman to Lead Army

Biden Nominee Wormuth Would Be First Woman to Lead Army President Joe Biden plans to nominate Christine Wormuth, a former senior Pentagon official, to be the first woman to lead the Army, the White House said Monday. Biden Nominee Wormuth Would Be First Woman to …..

Shooting at Knoxville High School With Multiple Victims, Including Officer

Shooting at Knoxville High School With Multiple Victims, Including Officer

Shooting at Knoxville High School With Multiple Victims, Including Officer Multiple people including a police officer were shot Monday at a high school in the east Tennessee city of Knoxville, authorities said, adding that the scene had been secured.The Knoxville Police Department tweeted that authorities …..

Researchers find bubbles speed up energy transfer

Researchers find bubbles speed up energy transfer

Researchers find bubbles speed up energy transfer Energy flows through a system of atoms or molecules by a series of processes such as transfers, emissions, or decay. You can visualize some of these details like passing a ball (the energy) to someone else (another particle), …..

Harvey Weinstein Is Indicted in California, Appears at Extradition Hearing

Harvey Weinstein Is Indicted in California, Appears at Extradition Hearing

Harvey Weinstein Is Indicted in California, Appears at Extradition Hearing Harvey Weinstein has been indicted in California on sexual assault charges, one of his lawyers said on Monday, as the former Hollywood movie producer appeared in a New York court proceeding over whether to extradite …..

George Floyd's Brother Sheds Tears on the Stand

George Floyd's Brother Sheds Tears on the Stand

George Floyd's Brother Sheds Tears on the Stand George Floyd’s younger brother took the witness stand Monday and lovingly recalled how George used to make the best banana mayonnaise sandwiches, how George drilled him in catching a football, and the way George used to mark …..

Biden Tells Execs US Needs to Invest, Lead in Computer Chips

Biden Tells Execs US Needs to Invest, Lead in Computer Chips

Biden Tells Execs US Needs to Invest, Lead in Computer Chips President Joe Biden used a virtual meeting with corporate leaders about a global shortage of semiconductors to push Monday for his $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, telling them that the U.S. should be the world’s …..

Scientists discover three liquid phases in aerosol particles

Scientists discover three liquid phases in aerosol particles

Scientists discover three liquid phases in aerosol particles Researchers at the University of British Columbia have discovered three liquid phases in aerosol particles, changing our understanding of air pollutants in the Earth’s atmosphere. Scientists discover three liquid phases in aerosol particles

Eric Greitens Likely Saved Man's Life at Mar-a-Lago, Witnesses Say

Eric Greitens Likely Saved Man's Life at Mar-a-Lago, Witnesses Say

Eric Greitens Likely Saved Man's Life at Mar-a-Lago, Witnesses Say Eric Greitens, the ex-GOP governor of Missouri and a current Senate candidate, sprang into action to help save the life of a man who collapsed near the Navy SEAL at Mar-a-Lago’s beach club on Saturday …..

Georgia GOP Lawmaker Plans Court Challenge to Metal Detector Fine

Georgia GOP Lawmaker Plans Court Challenge to Metal Detector Fine

Georgia GOP Lawmaker Plans Court Challenge to Metal Detector Fine Rep. Andrew Clyde, R-Ga., is planning to mount a court challenge of a $5,000 fine for refusing to walk through metal detectors to enter the House. In a statement Monday, Clyde said he’s making the …..

Police Chief: Minnesota Officer Meant to Draw Taser, Not Handgun

Police Chief: Minnesota Officer Meant to Draw Taser, Not Handgun

Police Chief: Minnesota Officer Meant to Draw Taser, Not Handgun The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, the city’s police chief said Monday. Police Chief: Minnesota …..

A multidimensional view of SARS-CoV-2

A multidimensional view of SARS-CoV-2

A multidimensional view of SARS-CoV-2 What exactly happens when the corona virus SARS-CoV-2 infects a cell? In an article published in Nature, a team from the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and the Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry paints a comprehensive picture of the viral …..

Prince Harry Remembers Grandpa Philip as Mischievous, Unpredictable Character

Prince Harry Remembers Grandpa Philip as Mischievous, Unpredictable Character

Prince Harry Remembers Grandpa Philip as Mischievous, Unpredictable Character Prince Harry praised Prince Philip on Monday for his devotion to “granny” Queen Elizabeth, and described the late duke as a mischievous host who could captivate his guests with unpredictable remarks… Prince Harry Remembers Grandpa Philip …..

More Colleges Will Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students This Fall

More Colleges Will Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students This Fall

More Colleges Will Require COVID-19 Vaccines for Students This Fall A growing number of U.S. colleges have announced that students will need to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to attend classes this fall. According to NPR, Rutgers University in New Jersey was the …..

Cindy McCain Could Land Biden Ambassadorship

Cindy McCain Could Land Biden Ambassadorship

Cindy McCain Could Land Biden Ambassadorship President Joe Biden is considering Cindy McCain, the wife of the late Sen. John McCain, for an ambassadorship with a United Nations program, which would make her the first Republican appointed to a Senate-confirmed post in his administration… Cindy …..

Arizona Suing Administration: Immigration Policy Violates Environmental Laws

Arizona Suing Administration: Immigration Policy Violates Environmental Laws

Arizona Suing Administration: Immigration Policy Violates Environmental Laws Arizona is suing the Biden administration on claims that its immigration policy, which has allowed record numbers of migrants to enter the country, along with its decision to stop construction on the nation’s border law… Arizona Suing …..

Astronomers inspect open cluster NGC 1348

Astronomers inspect open cluster NGC 1348

Astronomers inspect open cluster NGC 1348 By analyzing data from various astronomical surveys, astronomers have performed an exhaustive photometric and kinematical study of an open cluster known as NGC 1348. The new research, detailed in a paper published April 2 on arXiv.org, provides important information …..

Understudied mutations have big impact on gene expression

Understudied mutations have big impact on gene expression

Understudied mutations have big impact on gene expression An international team of researchers led by computer scientists at the University of California San Diego have identified 163 variable number tandem repeats (VNTRs) that actively regulate gene expression. In a paper published in Nature Communications this …..

Regeneron's COVID-19 Cocktail Helps Prevent Symptomatic Disease

Regeneron's COVID-19 Cocktail Helps Prevent Symptomatic Disease

Regeneron's COVID-19 Cocktail Helps Prevent Symptomatic Disease Regeneron will seek U.S. approval for its COVID-19 antibody cocktail as a preventative treatment after a trial showed it helped reduce the risk of symptomatic infections in households where someone else is ill, the U.S. drugmaker said… Regeneron's …..

Corporate Leaders Reconsider Campaign Donations Over Voting Restrictions

Corporate Leaders Reconsider Campaign Donations Over Voting Restrictions

Corporate Leaders Reconsider Campaign Donations Over Voting Restrictions Most of the CEOs on a call to discuss a new push against U.S. state voting restrictions said in a poll they will reassess donating to candidates who fail to support voting rights, while many will consider …..

Protests Erupt After Police Shoot Black Man in Minnesota Traffic Stop

Protests Erupt After Police Shoot Black Man in Minnesota Traffic Stop

Protests Erupt After Police Shoot Black Man in Minnesota Traffic Stop Police fired tear gas and rubber bullets as angry protests erupted in a Minneapolis suburb after a 20-year-old Black man was shot dead during a traffic stop. The unrest in Brooklyn Center Sunday came …..

Cockpit Recorder From Crashed Indonesian Plane Crash Recovered

Cockpit Recorder From Crashed Indonesian Plane Crash Recovered

Cockpit Recorder From Crashed Indonesian Plane Crash Recovered The cockpit voice recorder (CVR) from a crashed Sriwijaya Air jet has been downloaded successfully and includes the last minutes of the flight that ended with 62 people dead, an official at Indonesia’s air accident investigator said… …..

How do we know if an asteroid headed our way is dangerous?

How do we know if an asteroid headed our way is dangerous?

How do we know if an asteroid headed our way is dangerous? There are a lot of things that pose a threat to our planet—climate change, natural disasters, and solar flares, for example. But one threat in particular often captures public imagination, finding itself popularised …..

Making music from spider webs

Making music from spider webs

Making music from spider webs Spiders are master builders, expertly weaving strands of silk into intricate 3D webs that serve as the spider’s home and hunting ground. If humans could enter the spider’s world, they could learn about web construction, arachnid behavior and more. Today, …..

Five things to know about Gagarin's journey to space

Five things to know about Gagarin's journey to space

Five things to know about Gagarin's journey to space Sixty years ago on Monday cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin became the first person in space, securing victory for Moscow in its race with Washington and marking a new chapter in the history of space exploration. Five things …..

Iran Blames Israel for Natanz Nuclear Plant Outage, Vows Revenge

Iran Blames Israel for Natanz Nuclear Plant Outage, Vows Revenge

Iran Blames Israel for Natanz Nuclear Plant Outage, Vows Revenge Iran on Monday accused arch-foe Israel of sabotaging its key Natanz nuclear site and vowed revenge for an attack that appeared to be the latest episode in a long-running covert war. Iran’s semi-official Nournews website …..

Soviet cosmonaut made pioneering spaceflight 60 years ago

Soviet cosmonaut made pioneering spaceflight 60 years ago

Soviet cosmonaut made pioneering spaceflight 60 years ago Crushed into the pilot’s seat by heavy G-forces, Soviet cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin saw flames outside his spacecraft and prepared to die. His voice broke the tense silence at ground control: “I’m burning. Goodbye, comrades.” Soviet cosmonaut made …..

Fed's Powell Sees US Boom Ahead, With COVID Still a Risk

Fed's Powell Sees US Boom Ahead, With COVID Still a Risk

Fed's Powell Sees US Boom Ahead, With COVID Still a Risk The U.S. economy is poised for an extended period of strong growth and hiring, the chair of the Federal Reserve said in an interview broadcast Sunday, though the coronavirus still poses some risk, said …..

Black, Latino Army Officer Sues Policemen Over Traffic Stop

Black, Latino Army Officer Sues Policemen Over Traffic Stop

Black, Latino Army Officer Sues Policemen Over Traffic Stop A Black, Latino Army officer is suing two Virginia policemen for drawing their guns and pepper-spraying him during a traffic stop in December in an incident that has drawn widespread criticism from leaders and groups in …..

Fencing Churches and the Sin of King Uzziah

Fencing Churches and the Sin of King Uzziah

Fencing Churches and the Sin of King Uzziah Police in Canada erected a metal fencing around GraceLife Church in Edmonton “that’s led by a pastor who was jailed for holding worship services that violated provincial lockdown rules.” The church was ordered to be “shut it …..

Suspect Found Dead After 10-Hour Standoff With Police at Hawaii Hotel

Suspect Found Dead After 10-Hour Standoff With Police at Hawaii Hotel

Suspect Found Dead After 10-Hour Standoff With Police at Hawaii Hotel An armed man who fired shots through the door of a luxury Hawaii hotel room and barricaded himself inside was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a nearly 10-hour standoff with police, …..

Japan's Matsuyama Wins Masters for First Major Victory

Japan's Matsuyama Wins Masters for First Major Victory

Japan's Matsuyama Wins Masters for First Major Victory Hideki Matsuyama won the Masters at Augusta National by one shot over Will Zalatoris on Sunday to become the first Japanese man to win a major. Japan's Matsuyama Wins Masters for First Major Victory

Las Vegas Pushes to Become First to Ban Ornamental Grass

Las Vegas Pushes to Become First to Ban Ornamental Grass

Las Vegas Pushes to Become First to Ban Ornamental Grass A desert city built on a reputation for excess and indulgence wants to become a model for restraint and conservation with a first-in-the-nation policy banning grass that nobody walks on. Las Vegas Pushes to Become …..

US CEOs Poised to Join Black Peers in Voting Rights Push: WSJ

US CEOs Poised to Join Black Peers in Voting Rights Push: WSJ

US CEOs Poised to Join Black Peers in Voting Rights Push: WSJ A consortium of chief executive officers and other leaders of major U.S. corporations is set to push for greater voting access amid new restrictions enacted or pending in Georgia, Texas and other states, …..

Jordanian Prince Makes First Public Appearance since Arrest

Jordanian Prince Makes First Public Appearance since Arrest

Jordanian Prince Makes First Public Appearance since Arrest Jordan’s Prince Hamzah on Sunday made his first public appearance since he was placed under house arrest last week, reciting Quranic verses together with King Abdullah II at the graves of their forefathers. Jordanian Prince Makes First …..

German President: Buchenwald a Reminder of Nazi 'Barbarism'

German President: Buchenwald a Reminder of Nazi 'Barbarism'

German President: Buchenwald a Reminder of Nazi 'Barbarism' Germany’s president on Sunday marked the 76th anniversary of the liberation of the Buchenwald concentration camp by reminding his compatriots of the inconceivable atrocities the Nazis committed there during the Third Reich. German President: Buchenwald a Reminder …..

6th Victim Dies From Shooting by Ex-NFL Player

6th Victim Dies From Shooting by Ex-NFL Player

6th Victim Dies From Shooting by Ex-NFL Player An air conditioning technician has become the sixth person to die after being shot by a former National Football League player at a South Carolina home last Wednesday, the county coroner said. 6th Victim Dies From Shooting …..

Frmr. DNI Ratcliffe: Hunter Biden Ukraine Controversy Not Russian Disinformation

Frmr. DNI Ratcliffe: Hunter Biden Ukraine Controversy Not Russian Disinformation

Frmr. DNI Ratcliffe: Hunter Biden Ukraine Controversy Not Russian Disinformation The former Director of National Intelligence on Sunday rebutted the assertion by ex-intelligence officials that it was Russian disinformation that emails on Hunter Biden’s laptop supposedly pointed to a possible meeting with a corrupt Ukrainian …..

Prince William Rips Prince Harry for 'Putting Fame Over Family'

Prince William Rips Prince Harry for 'Putting Fame Over Family'

Prince William Rips Prince Harry for 'Putting Fame Over Family' The family rivalry of Prince William and Prince Harry is reaching a crescendo after the infamous Oprah interview that was rebuked for tarnishing the British royal family. Prince William Rips Prince Harry for 'Putting Fame …..

Texas Gov. Abbott Says Americans Need Gun Rights 'Now More Than Ever'

Texas Gov. Abbott Says Americans Need Gun Rights 'Now More Than Ever'

Texas Gov. Abbott Says Americans Need Gun Rights 'Now More Than Ever' Texas Gov. Greg Abbott on Sunday pushed back on President Joe Biden’s reforms on gun ownership, saying Americans need their guns now more than ever. Texas Gov. Abbott Says Americans Need Gun Rights …..

China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India

China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India

China's plans for Himalayan super dam stoke fears in India China is planning a mega dam in Tibet able to produce triple the electricity generated by the Three Gorges—the world’s largest power station—stoking fears among environmentalists and in neighbouring India. China's plans for Himalayan super …..

Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost

Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost

Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost Nepal’s population of endangered one-horned rhinoceros has grown by more than a hundred over the past six years, officials said, with campaigners hailing the increase as a conservation “milestone”. Rhino population in Nepal grows in conservation boost

Russia and China Thwarting International Response to Myanmar Crisis: EU

Russia and China Thwarting International Response to Myanmar Crisis: EU

Russia and China Thwarting International Response to Myanmar Crisis: EU Russia and China are frustrating the international response to the Myanmar crisis, a top European Union diplomat said Sunday, as the death toll from a military crackdown climbed past 700.Myanmar has been in turmoil since …..

Some GOP-Led States Target Abortions Done through Medication

Some GOP-Led States Target Abortions Done through Medication

Some GOP-Led States Target Abortions Done through Medication About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication – rather than surgery – and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic.Abortion rights advocates say the pandemic has …..

Stephen Moore Warns NY: 'Tax and Spend' Has Never Worked

Stephen Moore Warns NY: 'Tax and Spend' Has Never Worked

Stephen Moore Warns NY: 'Tax and Spend' Has Never Worked Democrats spend and tax in their states and cities and just do not learn from the “big mistake,” or shining examples like Republican-run Florida, according Trump economist Stephen Moore. Stephen Moore Warns NY: 'Tax and …..

NASA delays Mars copter flight for tech check

NASA delays Mars copter flight for tech check

NASA delays Mars copter flight for tech check NASA has delayed by at least several days the first flight of its mini-helicopter on Mars after a possible tech issue emerged while testing its rotors, the US space agency said Saturday. NASA delays Mars copter flight …..

China's Magnet-Market Dominance Concerns Experts

China's Magnet-Market Dominance Concerns Experts

China's Magnet-Market Dominance Concerns Experts China’s dominance of the rare-earth minerals market gives it a huge advantage on the world amid the increasing reliance on magnet-making materials crucial to electric cars and wind turbines, important initiates being pushing by the left’s China-friendly green agenda. China's …..

China Admits Its Covid Vaccines Aren't Any Good

China Admits Its Covid Vaccines Aren't Any Good

China Admits Its Covid Vaccines Aren't Any Good China is considering the mixing of different Covid-19 vaccines to improve the relatively low efficacy of its existing options, a top health expert has told a conference.Authorities have to “consider ways to solve the issue that efficacy …..

Victor Davis Hanson: Americans Accepting These 10 Radical Rules

Victor Davis Hanson: Americans Accepting These 10 Radical Rules

Victor Davis Hanson: Americans Accepting These 10 Radical Rules The path of the United States of America is being altered by the acceptance of 10 new radical rules, which Americans “privately fear” but publicly let slide, Victor Davis Hanson wrote for the Center of American …..

2 Salt Lake County Sheriffs Deputies Shot in Face Outside Jail

2 Salt Lake County Sheriffs Deputies Shot in Face Outside Jail

2 Salt Lake County Sheriffs Deputies Shot in Face Outside Jail Two Utah sheriffs’ deputies are hospitalized after being shot in the face in a shootout Saturday morning outside a Salt Lake County jail that left the suspect dead. 2 Salt Lake County Sheriffs Deputies …..

South Korean Battery Makers $1.8 Billion Settlement Helps Biden's EV Push

South Korean Battery Makers $1.8 Billion Settlement Helps Biden's EV Push

South Korean Battery Makers .8 Billion Settlement Helps Biden's EV Push South Korean battery makers LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation Co agreed on Sunday to settle disputes over electric-vehicle (EV) battery technology, avoiding a potential setback for U.S. EV ambitions. The settlement by affiliates …..

UK Churches Celebrate the 'Great Life' of Prince Philip

UK Churches Celebrate the 'Great Life' of Prince Philip

UK Churches Celebrate the 'Great Life' of Prince Philip The life of Prince Philip was celebrated at church services across Britain on Sunday, with the Archbishop of Canterbury praying for those who found that the death of Queen Elizabeth’s husband had left a “very great …..

'Suspicious' Blackout Strikes Iran's Natanz Nuclear Site

'Suspicious' Blackout Strikes Iran's Natanz Nuclear Site

'Suspicious' Blackout Strikes Iran's Natanz Nuclear Site Iran’s underground Natanz nuclear facility lost power Sunday just hours after starting up new advanced centrifuges capable of enriching uranium faster, the latest incident to strike the site amid negotiations over the tattered atomic accord with world powers.As …..

Philippines, US to Begin 2-Week Joint Military Drill on Monday

Philippines, US to Begin 2-Week Joint Military Drill on Monday

Philippines, US to Begin 2-Week Joint Military Drill on Monday Philippine and U.S. soldiers will conduct a two-week joint military exercise from Monday, resuming the annual training event after last year’s cancellation due to the pandemic, the Philippine military chief said on Sunday. The announcement …..

China's Antitrust Regulator Bulking Up as Crackdown on Behemoths Widens

China's Antitrust Regulator Bulking Up as Crackdown on Behemoths Widens

China's Antitrust Regulator Bulking Up as Crackdown on Behemoths Widens China’s competition watchdog is adding staff and other resources as it ramps up efforts to crack down on anti-competitive behavior, especially among the country’s powerful companies, people with knowledge of the matter told Reuters.Beijing’s plan …..

Austin Makes First Israel Visit by Biden Official, Iran on the Agenda

Austin Makes First Israel Visit by Biden Official, Iran on the Agenda

Austin Makes First Israel Visit by Biden Official, Iran on the Agenda U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin arrived in Israel on Sunday on the first visit by a senior representative of the Biden administration, whose stance on Iran has worried Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s …..

Four Dead Whales Wash Ashore on San Francisco Bay Area Beaches

Four Dead Whales Wash Ashore on San Francisco Bay Area Beaches

Four Dead Whales Wash Ashore on San Francisco Bay Area Beaches Four dead gray whales washed ashore on San Francisco Bay area beaches in nine days, with experts announcing that two of the giant aquatic mammals died from ship strikes and an investigation is ongoing …..

Trump in 2024? He Says Only That 'a Republican' Will Win

Trump in 2024? He Says Only That 'a Republican' Will Win

Trump in 2024? He Says Only That 'a Republican' Will Win Former President Donald Trump plans to affirm his commitment to the Republican Party – and raise the possibility that someone else will be the GOP’s next presidential nominee – in a closed-door speech to …..