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Does Pentagon still have a UFO program? The answer is a bit mysterious

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon acknowledged on Saturday that its long-secret UFO investigation program ended in 2012, when U.S. defense officials shifted attention and funding to other priorities. But as to whether the Advanced Aviation Threat...

Saturday, December 16, 2017 - 7:30pm

Tailgating makes traffic worse, but MIT researchers have a solution

If you’ve driven on any major road, you’ve probably experienced a traffic jam out of nowhere. Things are moving just along fine until you have to brake, and then you’re inching forward for a while. Once you can pick up speed again, you wonder what even caused the traffic. It...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 5:14pm

Why Trump can be charged with obstruction, according to an expert

When discussing the potential consequences of the Russia investigation on President Trump, political analysts often say that even if there's evidence he committed obstruction of justice, a sitting president can't be charged with a crime. Others argue that the president can't obstruct...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 4:57pm

Mainstream media, not fake news, put Donald Trump in office: Study

Skewed coverage by the mainstream media was more responsible for Hillary Clinton's defeat than fake news, according to a paper published in the Columbia Journalism Review. Although fake news is a serious issue, the amount of coverage about it is disproportionate to its volume and influence,...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 4:30pm

All the Dogs Rockin' Ugly Christmas Sweaters

Today is one of those made-up holidays: Ugly Christmas Sweater Day! This one kinda makes sense because it is Christmas season and sweater weather, and the time of year that folks, for reasons unknown, host Ugly Christmas Sweater Parties. (There are worst pastimes.) My point is, at least Ugly...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 3:33pm

Donald Trump Jr. thinks FCC's Ajit Pai was Obama appointee

Donald Trump Jr. apparently thinks the Federal Communications Commission head who killed net neutrality was appointed by former President Obama, when he was actually put in office by his father, President Trump. Last night, in an attempt to pwn the libtards who were dismayed by the vote to kill...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 2:44pm

Snow will hit NYC for Friday evening commute, travel advisory issued

This week has been a cold one in New York City and with snow Friday evening, the winter weather isn't letting up. Snow could impact the Friday evening commute throughout the city, according to the National Weather Service, which has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the city through 10 p.m...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 2:24pm

When are Prince Harry and Meghan Markle getting married?

On Monday, November 27, Clarence House announced, via Twitter, that Prince Harry and his girlfriend of over a year, Meghan Markle, are now engaged. We’ve been following this couple for a very long time, and now that the Hot Ginger Prince has put a ring on it, there’s just one question...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:48pm

'Harlem Shake' creator plans to 'take action' against FCC for using song in net neutrality repeal video

Baauer, the creator of the viral song Harlem Shake has plans to “take action” after discovering Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai used his song in a net neutrality repeal promotion video. Baauer, whose real name is Harry Rodrigues, learned about his music being used...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:47pm

15 alcoholic drinks 110 calories and under

Perhaps you’ve decided to start dieting during the holidays, because you like to make things difficult for yourself. Or, alternately, you’ve been making good progress on your weight loss plan and don’t want to let all the holiday merriment derail you. Either way, if you’re...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:43pm

The best TV shows that premiered this year

Looking for the best new TV series of 2017? We’ve given you our favorite shows of this year — but what of the new ones that premiered this year? Here’s a roundup of the freshman series that impressed us the most.  The Young Pope  I don’t use the word “...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:36pm

12 surprising May December celebrity relationships

Ah, the holiday season. It's a perfect time to celebrate the ones you love. Especially if you’re in a relationship and your significant other is, oh, 20 to 40 years your senior. Here’s a look at 12 celebrity May/December romances, just because. Happy holidays! Patrick Stewart...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:28pm

Who dies in The Walking Dead? Every character we've lost on the TV show

Who dies in The Walking Dead? Well, if producers and creators are to be believed, everyone — eventually. They’ve been very clear that no one is safe in this post-apocalyptic world. After all, if you’re a fan of the show, you’ve seen that the people still living rival the...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 12:04pm

Everything you need to make an easy, last-minute holiday card

So you haven’t made a holiday card yet, and you’re worried that with everything else piling up on your end-of-the-year to-do list, you might have to skip it. That’s fine, no judgment. But if you want, you can still pull it off, if you change your approach. For one, stop thinking...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:40am

All your burning Luke Skywalker questions — answered

With the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, many fans new to the franchise — perhaps too young to remember the originals, episodes four through six — have questions, especially about Luke Skywalker. The original character’s reemergence in the newest trilogy means there are...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 11:21am

Ed Markey is trying to reverse the FCC's repeal of net neutrality

The FCC voted to repeal net neutrality on Thursday and already, politicians are fighting back. Massachusetts Senator Ed Markey announced on Thursday a plan to introduce a Congressional Review Act resolution to undo the FCC decision and restore the 2015 net neutrality rules. The 2015 Obama-era...

Friday, December 15, 2017 - 10:11am

Majority of Americans say Trump should resign over sexual-misconduct allegations

A majority of Americans say President Trump should resign over allegations of his sexual misconduct. According to a Public Policy Poll released Thursday, 53 percent of those surveyed said that Trump should resign over the allegations of 19 women who say he sexually harassed them.  Only 42...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:28pm

Sean Spicer thinks 'A Christmas Carol' is a book filled with actual Christmas songs

Sean Spicer apparently thinks the classic novel A Christmas Carol is a book that contains actual Christmas carols. The former White House press secretary posted a photo to his Instagram account of what appears to be a copy of Charles Dickens’ classic holiday novel “A Christmas Carol....

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:15pm

Trump had his staff brief him for Merkel's visit while he was in the bathroom

History may never truly understand what was foremost on President Trump's mind at any given moment, but now we know what was the top of his agenda while he prepared for German Chancellor Angela Merkel's visit. The president made his staff brief him for the meeting while he was using the...

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:12pm

Congresswoman Kaptur says women’s clothing can be ‘invitation’ for sexual harassment

Last week, three male congressmen resigned after sexual misconduct allegations against them caused major controversy: Sen. Al Franken (D-Minn.) and Reps. John Conyers (D-Mich.) and Trent Franks (R-Ariz.). During a private Democratic Caucus meeting to discuss these recent events on Wednesday, Rep....

Thursday, December 14, 2017 - 5:04pm