President Donald Trump claimed he has the "absolute right" to "order" US companies to stop doing business with China that would involve using his broad executive authority in a new and unprecedented way under a 1977 law.
Posted on: 24 August 2019 | 12:17 pm
When all else fails, lock up children. That's the message from the Trump administration, which on Wednesday announced a regulation allowing it to indefinitely detain migrant families who arrive at our southern border. The new rule would replace a court agreement known as the Flores settlement, which sets minimum standards for migrant children in government custody, and limits their detention to 20 days.
Posted on: 24 August 2019 | 10:51 am
In the same decade when gravitational waves and a neutron star merger have been observed, astronomers have now observed what they believe to be the first detection of a black hole swallowing a neutron star.
Posted on: 24 August 2019 | 3:17 am
Apple's new titanium credit card comes with a potential headache that will be familiar to iPhone users everywhere: It can get scuffed up a little too easily in the real world.
Posted on: 23 August 2019 | 4:10 pm
Early on in the fourth season of "Seinfeld," Jerry Seinfeld and his friend George Costanza fly to Los Angeles to pitch a sitcom to NBC. George's idea? A show about nothing. The idea is swiftly met with confusion. No plot? Nothing happens?
Posted on: 23 August 2019 | 8:32 am
"Practical Magic" has been a staple film of the witch movie genre since it came out in 1998, and fans rejoiced this week when HBO Max, the soon-to-be-launched streaming service, announced that it had greenlit a TV pilot of the film's prequel, "Rules of Magic."
Posted on: 22 August 2019 | 12:04 pm
The Florida Aquarium in Tampa, Florida, says they've made scientific history as a group of coral has successfully reproduced two days in a row for the first time in a lab setting.
Posted on: 22 August 2019 | 9:19 am
Warning bells are going off about a possible recession in America, perhaps in time for the 2020 election. The key to whether the US economy keeps growing or stalls rests largely on consumers, and whether or not they keep spending.
Posted on: 21 August 2019 | 9:18 am