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A Diminutive Man Bet Against Pearl Harbor, and Won

A Diminutive Man Bet Against Pearl Harbor, and Won

The man responsible for ravaging America's Navy 75 years ago this month "stood only three inches taller than five feet and weighed 130 pounds, maybe," writes Steve Twomey in a deep dive... Keep reading » 
  


 
Time Person of the Year Is Who You Think It Is

Time Person of the Year Is Who You Think It Is

Time is out with its Person of the Year, and it's none other than Donald Trump. "The revolution he stirred feels fully American, with its echoes of populists past, of Andrew Jackson... Keep reading » 
  


 
Plane With 40 Aboard Goes Missing in Pakistan

Plane With 40 Aboard Goes Missing in Pakistan

Pakistan's national carrier says one of its planes has gone missing after takeoff in the country's north with about 40 on board, reports the AP . Daniyal Gilani, the spokesman for Pakistan International Airlines,... Keep reading » 
  


 


Trump Boeing Tweet Came After CEO Criticized Policy

Trump Boeing Tweet Came After CEO Criticized Policy

The immense power that Donald Trump's tweets now carry was brought home Tuesday morning, when he tweeted a complaint about "out of control" costs for Boeing's new 747 Air Force One jets,... Keep reading » 
  


 
Old Refrigerator May Be Source of Oakland Fire

Old Refrigerator May Be Source of Oakland Fire

Investigators searching for the cause of America's deadliest building fire in 13 years are focusing on appliances at the rear of the first floor of the "Ghost Ship" warehouse. "On that back... Keep reading » 
  


 
Trump's Latest Announcement: $50B Japan Investment

Trump's Latest Announcement: $50B Japan Investment

Japanese billionaire Masayoshi Son is investing $50 billion in the US and creating 50,000 jobs in a deal that wouldn't have happened without Donald Trump, according to Donald Trump. Son, the CEO of... Keep reading » 
  


 
Apple Pays 1 Minute's Income to Settle Hazardous Waste Case

Apple Pays 1 Minute's Income to Settle Hazardous Waste Case

Apple is paying $450,000 to settle allegations that the company operated and closed two hazardous-waste processing plants without submitting the proper paperwork to California environmental regulators. The agreement announced Tuesday involves a now-closed plant... Keep reading » 
  


 
With Nowhere to Land, Geese Descend, Die On Toxic Water

With Nowhere to Land, Geese Descend, Die On Toxic Water

A "perfect storm" of a late migration and a snowstorm left thousands of snow geese dead in the toxic waters of an old mine pit in Montana last week, authorities say. A spokesman for... Keep reading »