Forget blasting your defrosters and scraping windshields tirelessly in the wintertime — a new technology may help keep them ice-free.
WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is on pace this year to deport the fewest number of immigrants since at least 2007, even as he has postponed until after Election Day his promised unilateral action that could shield millions more from deportation. Continue reading
A moss plant that spent around 1,600 years under Antarctic ice has been revived by scientists and is growing anew in a case of “unprecedented millennial-scale survival.”
In the news Monday, police and rescue search teams continued looking for victims of a fire that ripped through a seniors residence in Quebec. Also, the Syrian peace talks hit another roadblock. Negotiations broke up when Syrian government officials offered a paper on fighting terrorism rather than political transition. Continue reading
Scientists have concluded that the massive Pine Island Glacier is melting irreversibly. This is likely caused by warm ocean bottom waters, causing the grounded ice sheet to seperate from the floating ice shelf. Continue reading
In our news wrap Friday, unemployment in the United States dipped to 7 percent in November, the lowest rate since 2008. But the number of people actively looking for work remained near a 35-year low. In addition, snow and freezing rain fell from Texas up to Indiana on Friday. Continue reading
In other news Friday, winter weather continued its assault around the U.S. as bitter cold gripped New Mexico for a fourth straight day. In Dallas, five inches of snow canceled flights ahead of Super Bowl weekend. At Cowboys Stadium, the site of Sunday’s game, six people were hurt by ice falling from the roof. Continue reading