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Monstrous cyclones churning over Jupiter’s poles

| | May 25 2017 - 3:15pm | Comments

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Monstrous cyclones are churning over Jupiter’s poles, until now a largely unexplored region that is more turbulent than scientists expected.

  1. | Posted: May 4 2017 - 8:13pm

    WASHINGTON — Determined to exert greater economic pressure on North Korea, the Republican-led House on Thursday overwhelmingly voted to impose new sanctions on Pyongyang targeting its shipping industry and use of slave labor.

  2. | Posted: May 4 2017 - 10:10am

    WASHINGTON — Consumers hoping to find out how many calories are in that burger and fries may have to wait — again.

  3. | Posted: May 4 2017 - 9:42am

    BAGHDAD — Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi is in talks with the Trump administration to keep American troops in Iraq after the fight against the Islamic State group in the country is concluded, according to a U.S. official and an official from the Iraqi government.

  4. | Posted: May 4 2017 - 9:39am

    NORFOLK, Va. — A Taiwan-born Navy officer accused of espionage struck a deal with the U.S. government and agreed Thursday to plead guilty to several charges, but not to spying involving China or Taiwan.

  5. | Posted: May 4 2017 - 8:45am

    DALLAS — A California family says they were forced off a Delta plane and threatened with jail after refusing to give up one of their children’s seats on a crowded flight.

  6. | Posted: May 4 2017 - 8:43am

    WASHINGTON — Air travel in the United States has become a combustible mix in which passengers aren’t the only ones treated unfairly, senators were told Thursday. Travelers all too frequently take out their frustrations on airline employees, including flight attendants and gate agents, speakers said at a Senate hearing.

  7. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 8:14pm

    WASHINGTON — Despite rising national graduation rates, low-income and minority students continue to lag behind their peers in finishing high school, according to a study released Wednesday.

  8. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 10:13am

    BEIJING — North Korea is building artificial islands in the Yellow Sea and topping them with what appear to be military installations, satellite images reveal.

  9. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 10:11am

    TOKYO — Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan announced on Wednesday a plan to revise a pacifist constitution that has been in place since it was enacted by American occupiers in 1947.

  10. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 10:09am

    SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Rico’s governor turned to the courts Wednesday to protect the U.S. territory from its crushing $73 billion debt in the largest effort ever made by a U.S. government to shield itself from creditors.

  11. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 10:07am

    WASHINGTON — Despite bleak prospects for success, President Donald Trump promised on Wednesday “to do whatever is necessary” to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal.

  12. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 10:06am

    On a trip to India, the president of Portland State University reassured prospective students they’d be safe on his campus. Purdue University sent overseas applicants a note from two mayors touting Indiana’s “friendly smiles” and hospitality. And dozens of other schools produced online videos to welcome foreign students.

  13. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 12:05am

    PARIS — Far-right leader Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron hunted working class votes Monday, entering the final week of an increasingly nasty campaign for president. Thousands across France celebrated May Day by showing their top concerns are jobs and the kind of country the next leader will give them.

  14. | Posted: May 3 2017 - 12:05am

    CAIRO — After an American airstrike killed more than 100 Iraqi civilians in a house in the western part of Mosul in March, U.S. officials suggested the Islamic State group was to blame for the horrific toll, saying militants may have crammed the building with people, booby-trapped it with explosives, then lured in an airstrike by firing from the roof.

  15. Posted: May 3 2017 - 12:05am

    Government ‘needs a good shutdown,’ frustrated Trump tweets