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March 29, 2017 4:36 PM Melania Trump honors "remarkable and inspiring women" at State Department ceremony

First Lady Melania Trump made a rare public appearance Wednesday morning when she spoke and presented awards at the International Women of Courage Awards. In brief remarks, Trump honored the honorees, who she said are “remarkable and inspiring women who have given so much for so many, regardless of the unimaginable threat to their own personal safety 13

March 29, 2017 3:44 PM First lady helps present courage awards to 13 women

Melania Trump is helping present courage awards to 13 women from around the world. The first lady and top State Department official Thomas Shannon are presenting the awards in Washington. Mrs. Trump says the women are "true heroes" and "extraordinary examples" of finding the courage needed to help change the world. The Secretary of State's International 11

March 29, 2017 3:31 PM Interior secretary reopens federal coal mining

Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ended the federal government’s Obama-era moratorium on coal-mining leases on federal land. Zinke signed an order repealing the pause in leases Wednesday in his Washington, D.C., office, surrounded by Republican lawmakers, lobbyists and staffers. The action implements parts of an executive order that President Trump signed 12

March 29, 2017 2:28 PM Cara Delevingne and Kendall Jenner React to New 'Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets' Trailer

"I haven't even seen the film yet. I'm dying!" Cara Delevingne exclaimed at a special 3-D preview of the Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets trailer in Hollywood on Monday. "Every time I see a little bit, I'm just, like, salivating." And here's that latest little bit for you: the newest trailer is now online, featuring Avatar-like blue aliens 10

March 29, 2017 2:28 PM Gary Woodland, pregnant wife cope with loss of 1 twin

Gary Woodland says he withdrew from the Dell Technologies Match Play because his wife had complications with her pregnancy that resulted in the loss of one of their twins. Woodland had won his opening match last week before he withdrew for what was described as a personal family matter. He said Wednesday on Twitter that he and his wife, Gabby, are coping 11

March 29, 2017 12:36 PM Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in a blow to nuclear power industry

Westinghouse, one of the most storied names in the nuclear energy business, filed for bankruptcy Wednesday, dealing a blow to the future of the nuclear power industry and leaving questions about the fate of four reactors under construction in the United States. The filing also ends the marriage of Westinghouse and Toshiba. When the Japanese giant — maker 13

March 29, 2017 12:05 PM Trump promised to bring back coal jobs. That promise ‘will not be kept,’ experts say

President Trump lifted a moratorium on federal coal leases Tuesday, paving the way for excavation of a fossil fuel on public land in the West that few mining companies seem to want. With coal miners gathered around him, Trump signed an executive order rolling back a temporary ban on mining coal and a stream protection rule imposed by the Obama administration 17

March 29, 2017 11:53 AM Trump’s climate change shift is really about killing the international order

President Trump has done what he promised: kneecapping America's efforts to fight climate change. In a sweeping executive order Tuesday, the president rolled back rules limiting carbon emissions and regulating fossil fuel producers. Trump explained this dramatic shift in economic terms, saying that he wants to put coal miners back to work and make manufacturing 11

March 29, 2017 11:20 AM Nasa just made it easier for you to download its incredible space photos

Good news for space buffs! Nasa has officially launched a new searchable database to make it easier for you to get your daily fix of space photos, beautiful cosmic renderings and out-of-this-world images. The agency has opened its doors to users, allowing them to search and download more than 140,000 images, videos and audio files. Nasa Image and Video 11

March 29, 2017 10:10 AM Trump wants to roll back progress against climate change. He’s going to fail

The rest of the world can compensate for American backsliding. Few of President Barack Obama’s achievements seem more imperiled from President Trump than progress in combating climate change. To avert catastrophic climate change, the broadly accepted goal among climate scientists is to stay below two degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees Fahrenheit) of warming 9