New ad accuses Repub David Vitter of skipping vote honoring veterans for ‘prostitute’s call’

New ad accuses Repub David Vitter of skipping vote honoring veterans for ‘prostitute’s call’

Arturo Garcia Louisiana Democratic gubernatorial candidate John Bel Edwards’ latest campaign ad attacks incumbent Sen. David Vitter over his connection to the “D.C. Madam” controversy, NPR reported. “The choice for governor couldn’t be more clear,” the ad states. “John Bel Edwards, who answered his country’s call and served as a ranger in the 82nd Airborne

Egypt using infrared scans to see if Queen Nefertiti is buried near King Tut

Egypt using infrared scans to see if Queen Nefertiti is buried near King Tut

Agence France-Presse Infra-red scanning of King Tutankhamun’s tomb could support a British archeologist’s theory that Queen Nefertiti — or another ancient Egyptian royal — is also buried there, Egypt’s antiquities minister said Thursday. Archaeologists have never discovered the mummy of the legendary beauty, but renowned British archaeologist Nicholas Reeves said in a recent study that

Astronauts carry out marathon spacewalk to recharge space station cooling system

Astronauts carry out marathon spacewalk to recharge space station cooling system

Reuters Two U.S. astronauts spent nearly eight hours spacewalking outside the International Space Station on Friday, grappling with an escape of potentially hazardous ammonia as they switched out a cooling system, NASA said. Station commander Scott Kelly and flight engineer Kjell Lindgren left the station’s airlock around 6:30 a.m. EST for what turned out to

Read: The full transcript of President Obama’s speech rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline

Read: The full transcript of President Obama’s speech rejecting the Keystone XL pipeline

Newsweek

President Barack Obama rejected the controversial Keystone XL pipeline on Friday during a press conference at the White House. The pipeline has been a point of contention for the last seven years, as politicians argued of its economic benefits and environmental drawbacks. The pipe TransCanada hoped to build would have been 1,179 miles long between Alberta,…

US braces for ‘extreme weather event’ from space that could result in $2 trillion in damages

US braces for ‘extreme weather event’ from space that could result in $2 trillion in damages

Tom Boggioni Faced with the prospect of a massive solar flare that could destroy satellites, spacecraft, and vital telecommunications systems, the White House National Science and Technology Council has released plans to protect vital systems from being devastated, reports Business Insider. According to the NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center, the Earth is constantly being bombarded