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Impeachment heads to full House after historic vote

Impeachment heads to full House after historic vote

In a grave repudiation of President Donald Trump’s conduct, the House Judiciary Committee voted Friday to send articles of impeachment to the full House, marking only the fourth time a president has faced such a move. The morning move toward impeaching the President set the stage for a historic vote by the House next week.…MORE

Scientists develop superbug-resistant, self-cleaning plastic wrap

Scientists develop superbug-resistant, self-cleaning plastic wrap

Researchers have developed a self-cleaning plastic wrap that repels bacteria — and could be used to prevent the transfer of antibiotic resistant superbugs, and other forms of dangerous bacteria. A team of scientists from Canada’s McMaster University used a combination of nano-scale surface engineering and chemistry to develop a plastic surface — a treated form…MORE

Danny Aiello of ‘Do The Right Thing’ and ‘Moonstruck’ dies at 86

Danny Aiello of ‘Do The Right Thing’ and ‘Moonstruck’ dies at 86

Danny Aiello, a prolific actor who was nominated for an Academy Award for his role as pizzeria owner Sal in Spike Lee’s “Do the Right Thing,” has died, a family representative confirmed Friday to CNN. “It is with profound sorrow to report that Danny Aiello, beloved husband, father, grandfather, actor and musician passed away last…MORE

Cannabis’ largest trade show is pretty ordinary, and that’s what the industry wants

Cannabis’ largest trade show is pretty ordinary, and that’s what the industry wants

A stroll through the show floor this week at Sin City’s convention center felt like your garden-variety glitzy business expo, except for the plentiful portrayals of cannabis leaves. MJBizCon, cannabis’ biggest trade show, is slick, well-heeled, popular and professional. It’s a stark reminder of how this fast-growing — yet still federally illicit — sector has…MORE

“We’re on deadline”: The Newseum is closing down after 12 years in Washington

“We’re on deadline”: The Newseum is closing down after 12 years in Washington

The Newseum is about to close its doors. On Wednesday, the soaring Pennsylvania Avenue building dedicated to the First Amendment held its final public event. And on New Year’s Eve the museum will shut down after twelve years in Washington. It previously operated nearby in Rosslyn, Virginia. “We’re on deadline,” the museum’s website says, urging…MORE

Can ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ repeat box office history?

Can ‘Jumanji: The Next Level’ repeat box office history?

“Jumanji: The Next Level” is targeting a $45 million opening when it debuts nationwide this weekend. Sony Pictures is more conservative, predicting a $35 million debut instead. Both numbers are impressive for a film opening in early December, a typically slow time of the year for the box office before the busy holiday season. But…MORE

Donald Trump keeps making history — but not how he wants to

Donald Trump keeps making history — but not how he wants to

President Donald Trump is uniquely focused on his place in history. He’s forever comparing himself to Abraham Lincoln or tweeting out — as he did Friday morning — that his popularity among Republicans is historically high. Trump views himself as a great president and wants to ensure his place in the historical record. What happened…MORE

Trump and China confirm agreement on ‘phase one’ trade deal

Trump and China confirm agreement on ‘phase one’ trade deal

President Donald Trump says he’s agreed to a “Phase One” deal with China that includes “many structural changes and massive purchases of Agricultural Product, Energy, and Manufactured Goods, plus much more” — effectively calling a truce in a war that has roiled financial markets and the US and Chinese economies. On Twitter, Trump said some…MORE

Jason Aldean talks trauma of Vegas shooting

Jason Aldean talks trauma of Vegas shooting

Jason Aldean recently performed in Las Vegas, two years after 58 people were killed during one of his performances. The country superstar was playing the outdoor Route 91 Harvest Festival in October 2017 when a gunman opened fire from a nearby hotel. Hundreds were injured. And last month, a woman succumbed to injuries sustained in…MORE

Olivia Wilde addresses controversy around her ‘Richard Jewell’ character

Olivia Wilde addresses controversy around her ‘Richard Jewell’ character

Olivia Wilde is addressing the controversy surrounding the portrayal of her character, journalist Kathy Scruggs, in Clint Eastwood’s new film, “Richard Jewell.” Scruggs, who died in 2001, was working at The Atlanta Journal-Constitution when she broke a story that the FBI was investigating security guard Richard Jewell for the bombing in Centennial Olympic Park during…MORE