World's plastic waste could bury Manhattan 2 miles deep
New study finds that production of plastic is soaring; three-quarters ends up as waste.
Earth has a new continent called 'Zealandia'
We're taught in elementary school that there are seven continents on Earth -- Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. But geography textbooks across the world might have to add one more to that list -- Zealandia. Zealandia is a continent that is 94 percent
Trump press conference fact-check: What the president got wrong and right
President Donald Trump held a press conference at the White House Thursday to announce his new pick for labor secretary, Alexander Acosta, but once he began taking questions from reporters, the focus shifted away from Acosta to a slew of other topics: Allegations of his campaign's contact with
For children who survive gun violence, healing from a bullet wound is just 'the beginning of their suffering'
Three children have died from gun violence in Chicago this week, a city that has seen a record number of shootings and homicides in the last year. There were 762 homicides and 4,367 shootings in Chicago in 2016, police said. Of those shot, 76 where children younger than 15 years old, according to
Protests Erupt Following Donald Trump's Presidential Projection
Protests erupted across California early this morning after Donald Trump was projected to be the next president of the United States. Although there were protests elsewhere in the country -- including Washington, D.C. -- due to the late hour at which the projection was made, the West Coast appeared
Some White Trump Supporters Fear Becoming a Minority
The gaudy ballroom of the Venetian in Las Vegas was filling up, as Wayne Allyn Root, a conservative radio host, warmed up the crowd. "Hello rednecks," he exclaimed. “I wrote a book called 'Angry White Male he said. " Trump isn't just a person, he's an idea. He's a big beautiful gigantic middle
Arizona advances to CWS Bracket 1 final with elimination win vs. UCSB
OMAHA, Neb. -- JC Cloney gave Arizona yet another strong start in the College World Series, and he did it after his worst outing of the year. The junior left-hander pitched seven strong innings to lead Arizona to a 3-0 victory over UC Santa Barbara in an elimination game Wednesday night, sending
UC Santa Barbara ousts No. 3 seed Miami at College World Series
OMAHA, Neb. -- As players and coaches celebrated their victory over Miami, a fan behind the UC Santa Barbara dugout held up a sign reading "Why Not UCSB." With national seeds falling the way they have been at the College World Series, why not, indeed? The Gauchos knocked No. 3 Miami out of the CWS
Mark Marquess among old-school coaches under the microscope
BERKELEY, Calif. -- There's nothing quite like sipping from the fountain of youth. And there's nothing like seeing a living resurrection before your very eyes. And there's nothing like witnessing a classic showdown between classic rivals. On Tuesday I got to do all three. It started in the
5 Things to Know This Morning
Your look at the five biggest and most buzz-worthy stories of the morning. 1. Another Major Earthquake Strikes Nepal , Epicenter Near Everest A major earthquake struck Nepal Tuesday , weeks after the country was devastated by a deadly quake. The 7.3-magnitude earthquake struck at a depth of 11.5