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Run against Trump? Elizabeth Warren will certainly stand and fight

Donald Trump has named his most likely challenger in the 2020 presidential election. It is Elizabeth Warren. Standing before the faithful of the National Rifle Association in Atlanta on Friday, the president predicted a surfeit of candidates. “You’ll have plenty of those Democrats coming over and you’re going to say, ‘No, sir, no thank you – no, ma’am,’” the...

NASA inflatable greenhouse could help feed astronauts on other planets

If we hope to someday inhabit other planets, astronauts will need more sources of nourishment than the packets of freeze-dried space food they can take with them. It's not just the nutritional value of fresh produce that has NASA interested in growing greens -- researchers think that astronauts would also get a psychological boost from farming. To that end,...

Officer fatally shoots 15-year-old boy in car in Dallas suburb

A 15-year-old boy was fatally shot by police Saturday night on a residential street in the Dallas suburb of Balch Springs. By Sunday, two versions of what prompted the shooting had reached the public. Balch Springs police chief Jonathan Haber told reporters at a news conference Sunday afternoon that officers dispatched to the 12300 block of Baron Drive in...

A List of Things Barbra Streisand Said at the Tribeca Film Festival That Prompted Audience Applause

On Saturday, Barbra Streisand sat down with Robert Rodriguez in front of a rapturous audience at the BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center for a discussion about her career. Their talk focused mainly on her film work (the hourlong event was part the Tribeca Film Festival’s Tribeca Talk series) and was moderated by Rodriguez because they’re apparently friends? You learn...

Korean-American girls finally have an American Girl Doll who represents them

American Girl Korean-American girls are finally getting some representation in their toy boxes. American Girl announced the release of Suzie "Z" Yang last week, a Korean-American girl who loves filmmaking and vlogging. Z, as she likes to be called, is described as an "imaginative filmmaker" who uses film to understand the world around her. Z was made available to...

Emmanuel Macron has taken French voters for granted. Now he risks defeat

I had lunch in a Parisian cafe recently with a journalist who had spent the whole French presidential campaign vilifying the leftwing candidate Jean-Luc Mélenchon and trumpeting the merits of the centrist Emmanuel Macron in the columns of a respected (if declining) centre-left weekly. I asked him if had there been a deliberate effort among intellectuals and mainstream politicians...

Where No Money Down Loans Are Still Available

Where No Money Down Loans Are Still Available *Note: This was written by a Yahoo! contributor. Sign up with the Yahoo! Contributor Network to start publishing your own finance articles. It's still possible to buy a home with no money down. The U. S. Department of Agriculture offers home loans with zero-down, as long as the home is located in a...

WWE News: Matt Hardy Transforms After Heel Turn – Could ‘Broken’ Hardys Arrive Tonight On ‘Raw’?

Last night on Payback, the Hardy Boyz retained their Raw Tag Team Titles by defeating Cesaro and Sheamus, but it may end up leading to a “Broken” universe. For weeks, the two teams have shown great respect, but last night’s loss appeared to be too much for powerhouses. After the match was over, they solidified their heel turn by...

9 Heartwarming Stories of Nurses Who Went Above and Beyond Their Call of Duty

Motherly love sakkmesterke/ShutterstockAs a nurse at MetroWest Cancer Center in Framingham, Massachusetts, Karen Mott tried hard to get one patient to open up. But Patrician McNulty usually tried to avoid conversation—unless it was about her nine-year-old son, Stephen. After McNulty went to hospice when her cancer took a bad turn, Mott wondered what would happen to Stephen. He...

Establishing boundaries at work is the first step to career success

For anyone who could use a little more balance between work and life, consider changing your job entirely. Work environments, especially start-ups and industry leaders, are becoming attractive for their flexible workplaces and shift away from the 9-to-5 structure, according to Kathryn Minshew and Alex Cavoulacos, co-founders of the Muse and co-authors of “The New Rules of Work,” who...

The mother of a US man who died protecting two young women from anti-Muslim harassment calls him "a hero".

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“How do you introduce yourself to someone" and say "by the way I’m dying"? - 23-year-old Jolene has been diagnosed with terminal cancer, but refuses to let it dictate her life. #TimeToLive

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