First Line News Articles for Tuesday, January 17 2017
Eugene A. Cernan, the last astronaut to leave his footprints on the surface of the moon, has died, NASA said Monday.
What You Need to Know About the Deadly ‘Superbug’ Infection Resistant to All FDA-Approved Antibiotics
The rise of drug-resistant bacterial “superbugs” have been a concern of public health officials for years, but the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported a worse-case scenario — a woman with a bacterial infection that was resistant to all FDA-approved treatments.
In January 1967, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. packed several suitcases and secluded himself on the coast of Jamaica, far from the telephone, far from the crises roiling America.
With tensions escalating between President-elect Donald J. Trump and prominent black leaders, Mr. Trump met privately on Monday with the eldest son of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the holiday devoted to the civil rights hero.
The FBI on Monday arrested the wife of the gunman in the Pulse Nightclub massacre on charges connected to the shooting rampage, investigators confirmed to Fox News
Police in Istanbul have arrested the man suspected of plotting the deadly New Year’s Eve attack on the Reina nightclub along with four others, according to Turkish news agency Anadolu.
Germany’s Foreign Minister said on Monday that U.S. President-elect Donald Trump’s comments that NATO was obsolete had aroused concern across the 28-member alliance
Gunfire broke out in a crowded beachfront nightclub throbbing with electronic music before dawn Monday, causing five deaths and setting off a bloody stampede by screaming concertgoers at an international festival in this Caribbean resort.
A year after telling a worldwide audience that a controversial policy on gay couples came directly from God to today’s Mormon prophet, senior apostle Russell M. Nelson on Sunday urged millennials to study the life and teachings of that LDS leader and the 15 men who preceded him.
Millions of people around the world participated in the “Light the World” initiative during the Christmas season. The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints launched the online initiative November 25 on mormon.org to invite people around the world to follow Jesus Christ’s example by serving others.
Thousands of missionaries from across the globe gathered together Jan. 10 to listen to apostolic counsel from a fellow witness of Jesus Christ and His restored gospel.
“Our desire as The Piano Guys has always been to spread hope, love, and joy through our music and videos,” The Piano Guys shared on Facebook after they announced they accepted the invitation to play at the presidential inauguration January 20.
President-elect Donald Trump’s choice to be labor secretary has voiced second thoughts in recent days, because of a relentless barrage of criticism from Democrats, labor unions and other liberal groups, a business ally and GOP sources tell CNN.
Rep. Tom Price last year purchased shares in a medical device manufacturer days before introducing legislation that would have directly benefited the company, raising new ethics concerns for President-elect Donald Trump’s nominee for Health and Human Services secretary.
From now on, children at a family shelter in Southeast Washington may get a kick out of the fact that they are swinging and sliding where two of the country’s most famous children once played.
An attack on a security checkpoint in Egypt’s Western Desert killed at least six people Monday, state media reported.
Sustained gunfire rang out over central Tehran on Monday afternoon as anti-aircraft guns targeted what officials said was a drone flying over the Iranian capital
The Obama administration and Cuba’s Interior Ministry have agreed to share information on international criminal activity such as terrorism, human trafficking and money laundering despite Republican objections to U.S. law-enforcement cooperation with President Raul Castro’s government.
It doesn’t text. You can’t check your email. And no, it definitely doesn’t have Super Mario Run. The Light Phone is just that, a phone. Designed to rejuvenate those “aha” moments, the Light phone frees up your daily burden of buzzes, rings and alerts while still keeping in touch.
Airbus Group plans to test a prototype for a self-piloted flying car as a way of avoiding gridlock on city roads by the end of the year, the aerospace group’s chief executive said on Monday.
Scientists have a good handle on what makes up the Earth’s crust, but we have direct access to the crust. It only makes sense we can characterize it. The core is a different story. Contrary to what the money-losing 2003 film “The Core” would have you believe, we have no way to access the Earth’s core directly. Thus, it’s been hard to characterize, and we haven’t been able to account for all its mass. Now, a new study from researchers at Tohoku University in Japan may have identified the core’s missing mass as silicon.
When Erin Chieze saw an indentation on her breast in December 2015, her conclusion was immediate. “I instantly knew I had breast cancer,” she wrote on Facebook, thanks to a breast cancer awareness photo a friend had shared.
If you like spicy food, you may live longer, according to new research out of the University of Vermont.