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  • China might just have grown the first plant ever on the moon

    Cotton seeds carried to the moon by a Chinese probe have sprouted, marking what could be the first plant to ever grown there, according to Chinese government images. In making the announcement Tuesday, Chinese researchers released pictures from the probe showing the tiny plant growing in a small pot inside the spacecraft, hundreds of thousands of kilometers away from the Earth. First in human history: A cotton seed brought to the moon by China's Chang'e 4 probe has sprouted, the […]

  • The Los Angeles teachers’ strike may have already cost millions. And it’s only Day 2

    (CNN) — A massive teachers’ strike calling for millions of dollars more in school funding may have also cost the school district millions of dollars, the superintendent said. But the Los Angeles teachers’ union isn’t backing down. In fact, by the end of Tuesday, it wants to “show such a massive presence that disrupts business as usual in downtown LA.” An estimated 32,000 Los Angeles teachers and staff members hit the picket lines Monday, demanding lower class sizes, higher salaries […]

  • Colorado home where Chris Watts killed his family is up for auction

    (CNN) — Chris Watts’ multilevel Colorado home is being foreclosed and put up for auction — for any buyers willing to look past its tragic history. The house in Frederick, where Watts killed his pregnant wife and two young daughters in August, will be up for public auction on April 17 at the Weld County public trustee’s office in Greeley, according to paperwork filed last month. Watts is serving life in prison for the killings. The public trustee filed a […]

  • Set of quintuplets mark milestone first birthday

    Click here for updates on this story MOUNTAIN HOUSE, Calif. (KPIX) — A set of quintuplets just celebrated turning one this past weekend, a milestone birthday their parents feared they would never reach when they were born three months early in the East Bay last year. “We’re looking at these little two pound, six ounce babies who don’t look healthy and — to us — it didn’t look possible to survive,” said the quintuplet’s father, Mountain House resident Chad Kempel. […]

  • IRS recalls 36,000 more workers to process tax refunds — without pay

    (CNN) — The Internal Revenue Service is recalling tens of thousands of additional federal employees with less than two weeks before tax filing season begins. The federal tax collector said Tuesday in an undated government shutdown plan it would call back an additional 36,000 federal employees, bringing the total number of those working at the IRS during the government shutdown to more than 46,000, or roughly 57% of the workforce. The move will allow Americans to get their tax refunds […]

  • British lawmakers crush Theresa May’s Brexit deal by record margin

    By Bianca Britton, CNN Theresa May’s Brexit deal has been crushed by a record margin as British lawmakers rejected it by 432 votes to 202. After eight days of parliamentary debate and 200 speeches, members of the House of Commons ignored the Prime Minister’s final pleas and delivered a humiliating verdict on her plan to take Britain out of the European Union. The result — the worst parliamentary defeat for a British government in the modern era — means the […]

  • Jayme Closs describes the night her parents were killed and her 88 days in captivity

    Jayme Closs and her mother hid in the bathtub after a man dressed in black showed up at their home. A shot rang out as they huddled together. The Wisconsin 13-year-old said she knew that her father, who had gone to the door, had just been killed. Her mother would be shot dead soon after. The teenager told authorities about the terrifying 88 days in captivity that began the night the man prosecutors have identified as Jake Patterson barged into […]

  • Netflix raising all subscription prices

    Netflix is raising prices in the United States as the streaming service invests heavily in new programs. All three of the company’s plans will increase in price by $1-$2. The standard $11 plan, for example, will increase to $13 per month. The price hikes will be applied to all existing members over the next few months. New members will be charged the new price immediately. Netflix stock spiked 6% at market open.

  • Trump AG nominee to defend record in Senate hearing

    President Donald Trump's attorney general nominee, William Barr, will testify before a Senate panel Tuesday amid questions about the Justice Department's independence from the White House and future of the special counsel investigation.

  • Chris Stewart goes on CNN, calls on Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa to resign over racist remarks

    WASHINGTON — Rep. Chris Stewart R-UT called on Rep. Steve King R-IA to resign following recent remarks about white supremacy and white nationalism. The New York Times reported that King stated: “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive? Why did I sit in classes teaching me about the merits of our history and our civilization?” “Look, Mr. King, I think, has become ineffective,” Stewart told CNN Monday. “Without committee assignments, for heaven’s sake, he […]

  • ‘Super wolf blood moon’: How to see this weekend’s total lunar eclipse

    Get set for the first celestial event of 2019: The “Super Wolf Blood Moon” will rise Sunday evening, January 20. That means a supermoon and a blood moon will occur at the same time. According to TimeandDate.com, the first full moon of the year is known as the “Wolf Moon” and is named after howling wolves. What is a “supermoon”? A supermoon is a full moon occurring at perigee, the moon’s closest point to Earth in its orbit. A supermoon […]

  • Trump’s legal team rebuffed request for Mueller interview in recent weeks

    (CNN) — President Donald Trump’s legal team rebuffed special counsel Robert Mueller’s request in recent weeks for an in-person session with Trump to ask follow-up questions. The request was made after Trump’s team submitted written answers to a limited number of questions from Mueller’s team focusing on before Trump was in office. As Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between Trump associates and Russians winds down, an interview with the President remains an outstanding issue even as Trump’s attorney Rudy Giuliani […]