CREDIT: flickr/ Steve Jurvetson Russian scientists have determined that a massive crater discovered in a remote part of Siberia was probably caused by thawing permafrost.
Director and creepy alien enthusiast Ridley Scott has a new Moses epic coming out later this year: Exodus: Gods and Kings.
Ray Rice addressed his suspension at a press conference Thursday. CREDIT: AP Two activist groups on Friday will deliver petitions with more than 100,000 signatures calling on NFL commissioner Roger Goodell to better “address the NFL’s domestic violence problem” in the wake of criticism over the league’s punishment of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice.
CREDIT: YouTube Screenshot One of the most popular articles on the entire internet this week is a BuzzFeed post called “This Bank’s ATM Surprised Its Customers In The Most Incredibly Touching Way.” The post is about TD Bank branches in Canada celebrating “Customer Appreciation Day” by giving away gifts and prizes.
Irrigation water runs along a dried-up ditch between rice farms in Richvale, Calif. CREDIT: AP Photo/Jae C.
Wisconsin unions gather for a 2012 rally to mark the one-year anniversary of the state Legislature passing a bill to end collective bargaining rights for most public workers in the state.
Judge Stephen Kavuma reads the verdict dismissing Uganda’s Anti-Homosexuality Act. CREDIT: AP Photo/Rebecca Vassie Uganda’s Constitutional Court, the country’s highest court, has struck down the infamous Anti-Homosexuality Law, ruling that Parliament passed it illegally.
The economy added 209,000 jobs in July while the unemployment rate rose to 6.2 percent, according to the latest data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
CREDIT: Daniel Gonzalez After New Jersey passed its ban on ex-gay therapy for minors last year, two lawsuits were filed challenging the law, one by therapists wishing to continue to practice the harmful treatment and one by a family seeking to continue the treatment for their son.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Hours before Congress broke for the August recess, House Republicans claimed that the President could use executive action to fix the border situation with unaccompanied children fleeing violence in the Central American countries of Honduras, El Salvador and Guatemala.
CREDIT: AP Photo – Ted S. Warren Microsoft must hand over emails stored in its data center in Dublin, Ireland in accordance with a U.S.
Will Freeman is an intern with Think Progress. Putin and Lukashenko attend a flower laying ceremony in Minsk on the anniversary of Minsk’s liberation from Nazi troops during WWII.
Heavy rain clouds slowly roll over the Organ Mountains on Monday, Dec. 10, 2007. Organ Mountains Desert Peaks is the newest national monument created by the Obama administration.
Colorado Attorney General Nominee Cynthia Coffman (R) CREDIT: Cytnhia Coffman for Attorney General Facebook page The campaign for the usually little-noticed position of Colorado Attorney General has been jolted with a stunning influx of outside money — a total one candidate says is more than quadruple the largest amount ever spent by a candidate for the position.
CREDIT: AP/ Orlin Wagner An acid spill on Monday in rural Kingfisher County northwest of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma could turn out to be the largest spill “in relation to fracking materials” in the state according to an Oklahoma Corporation Commission spokesman.
Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) CREDIT: AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite Two weeks after pro-Russia separatists apparently shot down Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 as it flew over Ukraine, Sen.
At the first-ever White House Summit on Working Families in June, President Obama took the podium to raucous applause, which only got louder during his speech.
OKCupid admits, once again, that it manipulates content in random psychological experiments to see how users react.
People hang out in a street under a banner which warns people to be cautious about Ebola, in Monrovia, Liberia.
Two-day-old Piping Plovers emerge from under a parent after brooding under the bird in the sand on a Quonochontaug Conservation Area beach, in Westerly, R.I.