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The Dark Lord of Coal Country could (finally) spend time behind bars

Where do we even start with Don Blankenship? The former CEO of Massey Energy — a coal mining company in the business of irreversibly...

Diamond District Robbery May Have Been a Last-Minute Decision

On Tuesday afternoon, two guys robbed an eighth-floor jewelry business in the Diamond District, leading the NYPD to shut down a block of...

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How Bacteria In The Gut Help Fight Off Viruses

You’ve got a trillion friends in low places: Bacteria in the gut may protect against viruses by signaling their presence to your...

Your double cheeseburger is ruining everything

David Tilman saw the assertion repeated over and over: A healthier diet is also good for the environment. As a skeptical scientist, he...

New ‘Gotham’ Clips Give A First Look At Harvey Dent

Fox Gotham isn’t exactly subtle when it comes to introducing major Batman villains, like next Monday’s episode title ‘Harvey Dent.’...

The Berkeley Wire: 11.14.14

Autumn. Photo: Nancy Rubin Student-veterans organize to provide mentorship, integration (Daily Cal) Blasting off with international...

Obama pledges $3 billion for world climate fund, makes the GOP look even dumber

The White House announced today that President Obama is going to pledge $ 3 billion to the U.N.’s Green Climate Fund, throwing down...

They Sent A Camera Millions Of Miles Into Space. It Just Took These 7 Photos.

See mankind’s first images from the surface of a comet. On November 12, 2014, for the first time in history, we landed on a comet. It...

Commission wraps up hearings into corruption in Quebec construction industry

The justice presiding over the inquiry into corruption in Quebec’s construction industry says confidence in Quebec’s public...

Police dig up barn where woman says her dad stashed bodies in 1955

Police are digging in a barn northeast of Toronto to determine whether three aboriginal boys were murdered and buried there decades ago....