Owning a dog could lengthen your life Owning a dog could lengthen your life
Vicky Webb - Nov 20, 2017
A new study has found a link between dog ownership and good cardiovascular health.
Russia meddled in British, Spanish elections, officials say Russia meddled in British, Spanish elections, officials say
David Sims - Nov 20, 2017
Leaders of Britain and Spain accuse Russia of meddling in their elections, while President Trump appears to give Putin a pass.
Plastic pollution reaches the bottom of the ocean Plastic pollution reaches the bottom of the ocean
Steve Colyer - Nov 18, 2017
New research reveals that plastic debris effects even the deepest ocean ecosystems.
Energy drinks can be harmful to health, study says Energy drinks can be harmful to health, study says
Ian Marsh - Nov 17, 2017
A new study finds that energy drinks are associated with increases in blood pressure, sleep problems, weight gain, a higher risk for diabetes, kidney damage, tooth decay, anxiety, and substance abuse.
Obamacare gets nearly 1.5 million new enrollees in first 11 days Obamacare gets nearly 1.5 million new enrollees in first 11 days
Lucas Rowe - Nov 17, 2017
Obamacare enrollment has surged this year, with nearly 500,000 more plan enrollments in the first two weeks of enrollment compared to the same period last year. The increase occurred despite gloomy predictions by health-care analysts and repeated efforts by the Trump administration to undermine and dismantle the program.
Pluto is colder than scientists expected due to atmospheric haze Pluto is colder than scientists expected due to atmospheric haze
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 17, 2017
Haze particles rather than atmospheric gases are responsible for atmospheric cooling mechanism.
Military could reject a White House order to nuke North Korea, senators told Military could reject a White House order to nuke North Korea, senators told
Tyler Henderson - Nov 17, 2017
U.S. military commanders can turn down a White House order to launch a nuclear strike--but there is no way to guarantee that they will--according to a former military officer at a Senate hearing Tuesday.
Zimbabwe military coup overthrows Mugabe Zimbabwe military coup overthrows Mugabe
Steve Colyer - Nov 17, 2017
Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is under house arrest in the wake of a military coup that seized his government Wednesday. Coup organizers said that the coup was a response to Mugabe's attempt to install his wife, Grace, as his successor.
Giant black holes could send new type of gravitational wave across the universe Giant black holes could send new type of gravitational wave across the universe
Ed Mason - Nov 17, 2017
A group of astronomers have discovered that a black hole collision within the next decade will release gravitational waves.
More screen time connected to increase in teen depression, suicide More screen time connected to increase in teen depression, suicide
Clint Huston - Nov 17, 2017
A new study shows a link between teen depression and personal electronic use.
Scientists make first ever observation of contracting white dwarf star Scientists make first ever observation of contracting white dwarf star
Laurel Kornfeld - Nov 16, 2017
White dwarf is visible only because it is accreting material from its binary companion.
New high blood pressure guidelines could help save lives New high blood pressure guidelines could help save lives
Vicky Webb - Nov 16, 2017
Doctors have altered the hypertension guidelines, which could change the recommended diets and lifestyle for millions of Americans.
15,000 scientists issue dire warning to humanity 15,000 scientists issue dire warning to humanity
Ed Mason - Nov 16, 2017
Time is running out to save planet, say more than 15,000 scientists from 184 countries.
More than 450 killed in major Iran earthquake More than 450 killed in major Iran earthquake
Andrew McDonald - Nov 16, 2017
At least 14 provinces in western Iran were hit Monday by a strong 7.3 magnitude earthquake.
'Charmed' Actress Rose Mcgowan turns self in over drug possession warrant 'Charmed' Actress Rose Mcgowan turns self in over drug possession warrant
Paul Pate - Nov 14, 2017
'Charmed' actress Rose McGowan surrenders herself to arrest by Loudon County, Va. authorities for a warrant charge of alleged drug possession.
'The Talk' fills Aisha Tyler's seat with new permanent host 'The Talk' fills Aisha Tyler's seat with new permanent host
Steve Colyer - Nov 14, 2017
Rapper and Actress Eve was revealed as the new permanent co-host for CBS Daytime program 'The Talk' after longtime host Aisha Tyler said goodbye after six years with the panel this past June to focus on her acting career.
Antarctica was once covered in forest, study reports Antarctica was once covered in forest, study reports
Tobi Gerdes - Nov 14, 2017
A group of scientists have found fossil evidence that shows Antarctica was once covered in lush, humid forests.
U.S. safety board will investigate Las Vegas self-driving shuttle crash U.S. safety board will investigate Las Vegas self-driving shuttle crash
Mark Schwartz - Nov 14, 2017
National transportation safety officials headed to Las Vegas on Friday to investigate a collision involving a self-driving shuttle bus. The shuttle bus suffered minor damage to its front when a human-driven delivery truck collided with it.
Space is a Space is a "new warfighting domain," says Air Force
Miriam Griffin - Nov 14, 2017
The U.S. Air Force is upping its capability to wage war in space, Air Force officials said this past week. They are working with lawmakers and private contractors to develop space-based technology in order to maneuver and attack in low-Earth orbit.
Modified GOP tax bill arrives on House floor Modified GOP tax bill arrives on House floor
Tobi Gerdes - Nov 13, 2017
The GOP's tax bill made it out of the House Ways and Means Committee on Thursday after several tweaks, such as the restoration of a tax credit for parents who adopt. A full House vote on the bill may take place in the week ahead.
Invading fungus controls zombie ants, study says Invading fungus controls zombie ants, study says
Ed Mason - Nov 13, 2017
Researchers have made the surprising discovery that the so-called zombie ant fungus invades the ant's entire body without infecting its brain.