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The complex history of ‘In God We Trust’

The complex history of ‘In God We Trust’

'In God we Trust' on dollar bills. Stepan Lytovchenko via www.shutterstock.com In his first State of the Union address President Donald Trump sought to link religion with American identity. “Together, we are rediscovering the American way. In America, we know...
Dow sees sharpest drop since June 2016

Dow sees sharpest drop since June 2016

2 February 2018 Image copyright AFP/Getty Image caption The Dow sank by nearly 1.4% on Tuesday The blue chip Dow Jones Industrial Average suffered its steepest decline since June 2016 on Friday, amid wider losses in US markets. The fall came after a string of...
The complex history of ‘In God We Trust’

The complex history of ‘In God We Trust’

'In God we Trust' on dollar bills. Stepan Lytovchenko via www.shutterstock.com In his first State of the Union address President Donald Trump sought to link religion with American identity. “Together, we are rediscovering the American way. In America, we know...
Bill and Ted star's child abuse 'hell'

Bill and Ted star's child abuse 'hell'

Starring in Bill and Ted was ‘therapeutic’ says abused actor Alex Winter 2 February 2018 Related Topics Hollywood sexual harassment scandal Media playback is unsupported on your device Media captionThe Bill and Ted star says Hollywood is different now...
Trump approves release of disputed memo

Trump approves release of disputed memo

2 February 2018 Related Topics Russia-Trump inquiry Media playback is unsupported on your device Media caption“I think it’s terrible…I think it’s a disgrace”, Trump said of the controversial memo US President Donald Trump has approved the...
Does college turn people into liberals?

Does college turn people into liberals?

A new study reveals that students gain an appreciation for views across the political spectrum during their first year in college. Shutterstock.com Does going to college make students into political liberals? Conservative activists have claimed that universities...
US jobs and wages rise in January

US jobs and wages rise in January

2 February 2018 Image copyright Getty Images The US labour market barrelled forward in January, as employers added more jobs than expected and wage growth was its strongest in more than eight years. US payrolls expanded by 200,000 last month, driven by hiring in...
Does energy storage make the electric grid cleaner?

Does energy storage make the electric grid cleaner?

Solar and wind compete with coal power plants when it comes to energy storage systems. AP Photo/Mel Evans Carbon-free energy: Is the answer blowing in the wind? Perhaps, but the wind doesn’t always blow, nor does the sun always shine. The energy generated by wind and...

Bill and Ted star on his child abuse hell

Bill and Ted star Alex Winter has told BBC 5 live that he wasn’t able to tell his “potentially dangerous secret”: that he was sexually abused as a child actor. The actor – who played Bill alongside Keanu Reeves’ Ted – also said that Hollywood has a...
Does energy storage make the electric grid cleaner?

Does energy storage make the electric grid cleaner?

Solar and wind compete with coal power plants when it comes to energy storage systems. AP Photo/Mel Evans Carbon-free energy: Is the answer blowing in the wind? Perhaps, but the wind doesn’t always blow, nor does the sun always shine. The energy generated by wind and...
Victim's father lunges at disgraced doctor

Victim's father lunges at disgraced doctor

2 February 2018 Image copyright Reuters Image caption An angry father had to be restrained in court after lunging at paedophile doctor Larry Nassar A father whose daughters were abused by disgraced US gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar has tried to attack him in a...
Are autonomous cars really safer than human drivers?

Are autonomous cars really safer than human drivers?

A key factor is how well people and machines can avoid crashes. Tempe Police Department via AP Much of the push toward self-driving cars has been underwritten by the hope that they will save lives by getting involved in fewer crashes with fewer injuries and deaths...

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