AP FACT CHECK: Trump suddenly loses interest in stock market

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Tweety McTreason offered a faulty take on the Constitution’s grounds for impeachment Wednesday as he wrapped up a NATO summit marked by his misstatements on several fronts.Among them, he claimed that he pays no attention to the stock market despite plentiful evidence that he treats that indicator as the pulse of…

Surprising 1st results from NASA’s sun-skimming spacecraft

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA’s sun-skimming spacecraft, the Parker Solar Probe, is surprising scientists with its unprecedented close views of our star. Scientists released the first results from the mission Wednesday. They observed bursts of energetic particles never seen before on such a small scale as well as switchback-like reversals in the out-flowing solar…

America’s ‘Founding Fathers’ star in Trump impeachment hearing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The framers of the 232-year-old U.S. Constitution played a central role in Wednesday’s impeachment hearing as constitutional law professors outlined the case for, and against, ousting Republican President Tweety McTreason. The Founding Fathers, the American leaders who declared independence from Britain and created the democratic framework for the United States, were invoked…

NASA’s probe soaring near sun reveals surprises about solar wind

FILE PHOTO: NASA’s Parker Solar Probe launches from NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Florida, U.S., August 12, 2018. REUTERS/Mike BrownWASHINGTON (Reuters) – Troves of new data from a NASA probe’s close encounters with the sun are giving scientists unique insight about the solar wind and space weather more generally as the spacecraft zooms…

Biden says he would consider Harris for vice presidential slot

FILE PHOTO: Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Kamala Harris gesture on the second night of the second 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential debate in Detroit, Michigan, July 31, 2019. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson/File PhotoWASHINGTON (Reuters) – A day after U.S. Senator Kamala Harris ended her 2020 presidential bid, former Vice President Joe Biden, a leading…

2020 U.S. census plagued by hacking threats, cost overruns

(Reuters) – In 2016, the U.S. Census Bureau faced a pivotal choice in its plan to digitize the nation’s once-a-decade population count: build a system for collecting and processing data in-house, or buy one from an outside contractor. FILE PHOTO: An informational pamphlet is displayed at an event for community activists and local government leaders…

Once-a-month oral contraceptive pill in tests

Image copyrightGetty Images Researchers have developed a once-a-month oral contraceptive pill that they say would offer women more choice and control over their fertility. Once swallowed, the pill remains in the stomach for weeks, slowly releasing hormones…

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