Category: World

Former CIA director quits Trump team

A former CIA director said he will no longer be advising president-elect Donald Trump on national security, or involved with the transition. A statement said James Woolsey “Effective immediately, Ambassador Woolsey is no longer a Senior Advisor to President-Elect Trump or…

Taming oceans of data

The global ocean is the Earth’s heating and cooling system, pushing balmy tropical waters toward the poles and bringing back colder, nutrient-rich waters. But modeling this system is extremely complex, resulting in billions of data points. To tackle the complexity,…

74 journalists killed worldwide in 2016

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) released its annual worldwide round-up on journalists who have been killed in the past year, reporting that at least 74 professional and non-professional journalists have been killed in connection with their work in 2016. Some were…