• California Ends Cash Bail, Bail Industry
California Ends Cash Bail, Bail Industry

Other states have been watching California as they weigh overhauling their bail systems, said Margaret Dooley-Sammuli, who works on criminal justice issues for the American Civil Liberties Union. There is strong reaction from people who will be impacted by California's new "Bail Reform" law. And there's the end to the state's bail bond indust...

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  • YouTuber McSkillet among three dead in 'wrong way' crash
YouTuber McSkillet among three dead in 'wrong way' crash

Students expressed shock and sadness over the reported death; some said they first heard about it through his close friends. The mother and daughter were heading North to Orange County on Thursday afternoon and have since been identified as Aileen and Aryana Pizarro .

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  • Flash flood, landslide warnings issued as Hurricane Lane nears Hawaii
Flash flood, landslide warnings issued as Hurricane Lane nears Hawaii

Even though it was not projected to make a direct hit on Hawaii, the storm could pass close to the islands, bringing a huge storm surge, high wind and heavy rain, meteorologists said . That will depend on how much damage Hawaii's transportation network, including harbors and airports, sustains and how quickly such facilities can be brought back ...

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  • Trump's easing of coal rules could kill 1,400 people per year
Trump's easing of coal rules could kill 1,400 people per year

The Environmental Protection Agency on Tuesday described the earlier Clean Power Plan as federal overreach. This - the plan published on Tuesday - is that something. EPA's 236-page proposal is open for a public comment period, with a final rule expected later this year. Bill Wehrum, head of the EPA's air office, told reporters that the admini...

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  • Powerful Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii
Powerful Hurricane Lane bears down on Hawaii

CBS News weather producer David Parkinson said Lane is already much closer than Hurricane Hector , which reached Category 4 as it brushed south of Hawaii earlier this month. The spaghetti models , which meteorologists use to visualize potential storm paths, further underscore the uncertainty . All after-school activities statewide are canceled...

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  • Heavy rains and winds forecast for Saturday as Storm Ernesto passes
Heavy rains and winds forecast for Saturday as Storm Ernesto passes

Meanwhile, waters in the main development region of the tropical Atlantic are warmer than they were in June, but still slightly cooler than normal. "But it will bring some rain overnight Saturday night, and an increase in wind". Now, we could be feeling some of its affects. Met Eireann issued the nationwide warning today, stating that "high-i...

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  • Trump, following conspiracy theory, escalates attack on Bruce Ohr
Trump, following conspiracy theory, escalates attack on Bruce Ohr

Many people don't even know who he is, and now he's a bigger voice, and that's okay with me, because I like taking on voices like that. Most recently, Ohr has come under scrutiny for his alleged dealings with the author of the anti-Trump dossier and potentially secret meetings with Glenn Simpson of Fusion GPS.

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  • Why NASA’s Parker Solar Probe headed for the Sun won’t melt
Why NASA’s Parker Solar Probe headed for the Sun won’t melt

Liftoff of the Dollars 1.5 billion mission took place from Space Launch Complex 37 at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in the United States at 3:31 am EDT (1:01 pm Indian Standard Time). NASA has billed the mission as the first spacecraft to "touch the Sun". "Wow, here we go!" "This mission truly marks humanity's first visit to a star that w...

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  • Perseid August 2018: When can I see the meteor shower?
Perseid August 2018: When can I see the meteor shower?

With the moon entering its new phase, there's less moonlight to get in the way of the show. This is typically one of the best meteor showers viewable from Missouri. NASA scientists say the best time to see the meteor shower is any time after 10 p.m., up to a few hours before dawn. The Perseids have a track record of being "moderately bright" as ...

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  • Vets ready for rare efforts to save ailing endangered orca
Vets ready for rare efforts to save ailing endangered orca

J50, an emaciated and endangered killer whale that scientists feared could be dead has been spotted swimming in the waters off Vancouver Island. Michael Milstein, a spokesman with the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Fisheries division, says researchers on Wednesday spotted the 20-year-old whale carrying her dead young off t...

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  • 2 tropical storms storms gaining force off Mexico's coast
2 tropical storms storms gaining force off Mexico's coast

The current forecast for Debby retains subtropical storm status through Wednesday (8/8) morning before weakening to a depression by Wednesday evening. High winds gusts are forecast through Wednesday and will affect the entire island, especially downslope areas. Subtropical Storm Debby is expected to fall apart in a couple days and is not a thre...

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  • This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower
This Is the Best Time to Watch the Perseid Meteor Shower

It's one the best opportunities of the year for a celestial show, as the Perseids are known for producing dramatic meteors and even fireballs. What's great about the Perseids is they can be enjoyed during summer's warmth, unlike the often nippy nights during the Leonids of November or Geminids of December.

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  • Article image SpaceX uses newest Falcon 9 booster for second time
Article image SpaceX uses newest Falcon 9 booster for second time

Its first launch was in May 2018. SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket lifts off at 1:18 a.m. EDT (0518 GMT) Tuesday with the Merah Putih communications satellite. After the vehicle landed on one of SpaceX's drone ships on completion of its flight, the company did its inspection and refurbishment over the last three months to get it ready for flight again.

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  • Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards
Trump team wants to roll back Obama-era mileage standards

It will escalate the administration's legal battle with California and about a dozen other states that have adopted California's emission rules, and account for about a third of the US auto market. The administration must gather feedback on the proposal before it is finalized, a process that could take months and that could be further delayed by la...

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  • The Best Reusable Straws Because It's Time to Ditch the Plastic Ones
The Best Reusable Straws Because It's Time to Ditch the Plastic Ones

It's time to ditch the use of unnecessary plastic and taking the stand to ditch the plastic straw is a great start. Providers would also be allowed to provide, or sell, a plastic straw, stirrer, or cutlery to those with a mental or physical disability.

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  • How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century
How to watch the longest lunar eclipse of the century

There are several channels which are organising live streaming of the lunar eclipse . Totality, the period of time that the moon is fully in Earth's shadow , will last for approximately 103 minutes (1 hour, 42 minutes), with partial phases occurring before and after.

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  • The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday
The longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century is coming on Friday

The celestial effects of the total lunar eclipse will be visible in all Indian cities including Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, and Mumbai among other cities. The eclipse's totality, when the moon passes through Earth's shadow , will last for 1 hour, 43 minutes, the longest for a lunar eclipse this century.

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  • Researchers spot what looks like a standing ‘lake’ of water on Mars
Researchers spot what looks like a standing ‘lake’ of water on Mars

Lake beds like those explored by Nasa's Curiosity rover show water was present on the surface of Mars in the past. That's because polarized materials like water-which has a positive charge on the hydrogen side and a negative charge on the oxygen side-change two parameters of each radar pulse, the amount that is reflected and the speed at which ...

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  • Neil Armstrong Flag Required To Moon To Be Auctioned
Neil Armstrong Flag Required To Moon To Be Auctioned

NASA's Apollo 11 mission marked a triumphant moment for mankind and launched a series of other missions to outer space. Neil Armstrong died in OH in 2012 at the age of 82 and his family has turned to Heritage Auction of Dallas to sell items from the astronaut's estate.

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  • Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals
Jaguar escapes habitat at zoo and kills 6 animals

The large feline was first reported missing at 7.20am, but was only spotted nearly one hour later, when it was tranquilised and returned to its enclosure. Meet Valerio, our male jaguar! Back in March, the zoo ha acquired five alpacas from different farms in south MS and Mobile, Alabama. "Certainly his behaviour wasn't out of the ordinary for that...

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  • WaPo: Could this major (league) scandal sink Kavanaugh nomination?
WaPo: Could this major (league) scandal sink Kavanaugh nomination?

But despite extraordinary pressure already heaped on Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski by liberal groups, and Democrats who warn that confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh could spell disaster for women's rights and health care, the pair have given little indication that they will reject him.

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  • Russia Is Launching Its Fastest Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today
Russia Is Launching Its Fastest Cargo Ship to the Space Station Today

EDT (2151 GMT; 3:51 a.m. July 10 local time). The less-than-four-hour trip demonstrated an expedited capability that may be used on future Russian cargo and crew launches . It can sometimes take up to two days for the cargo vessel to chase down the space station as it cruises around the Earth, but the stars seemed to align this time around and m...

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  • With Pruitt’s Departure, More Than A Quarter of Trump’s Cabinet Has Changed
With Pruitt’s Departure, More Than A Quarter of Trump’s Cabinet Has Changed

Pruitt's scale. Wyoming Sen. John Barrasso, who chairs the Senate environment panel, said that during Pruitt's tenure, the EPA "has rolled back punishing regulations that were hurting American workers and stifling our economy". Andrew Wheeler , the Environmental Protection Agency's deputy and soon-to-be acting administrator, poses for a pho...

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  • Supreme Court fight in the spotlight — Sunday shows preview
Supreme Court fight in the spotlight — Sunday shows preview

Donald Trump wants his Supreme Court pick to still be on the bench in 2043 as he spends the weekend working his way through a list of five runners and riders. "Senator Collins does not apply ideological litmus tests to nominees", Clark said. Iowa's "heartbeat" law prohibits doctors from performing an abortion if a fetal heartbeat can be detecte...

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  • Heat advisory issued for today
Heat advisory issued for today

For Monday , July 2, that record of 102 degrees may also be tested. The heat index is forecast to rise to 107 there on Monday . Sea surface temperatures have really warmed up over the past couple of weeks and are now in the 69-70 degree range.

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  • 'Flying brain' blasts off on cargo ship toward space station
'Flying brain' blasts off on cargo ship toward space station

The window is instantaneous, meaning teams have only one shot to launch the rocket topped with a Dragon spacecraft destined for a rendezvous with the International Space Station . In addition, CIMON will be a first robot which makes interactions with people in space. CIMON will use a neural AI network to learn from astronauts.

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  • US Supreme Court Justice announces retirement
US Supreme Court Justice announces retirement

During the 2016 presidential campaign Trump said he would seek to place a "pro-life justice on the court". The United States Supreme Court ruled in favour of President Donald Trump's order to restrict travel from several majority Muslim countries to the U.S., in a 5-4 ruling on partisan lines, CNBC reports.

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  • Sen. Mike Lee: Possible Supreme Court Frontrunner
Sen. Mike Lee: Possible Supreme Court Frontrunner

Senate successfully stole a U.S. Supreme Court nomination from President Barack Obama and appointed Trump nominee Neil Gorsuch, preserving the court's conservative majority for the foreseeable future. Mike Lee. According to Bloomberg , three inside sources are saying that Trump has been asking his staff about the pros and cons of nominating Lee....

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  • The Supreme Court Gets Trumpier
The Supreme Court Gets Trumpier

Kennedy, 81, was nominated by President Ronald Reagan and sworn in in 1988. The Supreme Court is an institution that shapes America. So if a new justice is in fact confirmed in September or October , will the saga actually affect voting in November? " Most of us don't want to be governed by five unelected lawyers in Washington".

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  • Hurricane Bud strengthens to a category 4 in Pacific
Hurricane Bud strengthens to a category 4 in Pacific

Risky ocean swells and rip currents may commence Tuesday. Bud is located east of Tropical Storm Aletta. As Bud strengthens, swells from the storm "are likely to cause life-threatening surf and rip current conditions" along the west coast of Mexico , according to the hurricane center .

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