Mexican migrant shot, killed by Border Patrol while in-custody charged at agents with ‘edged weapon’: FBI

An illegal immigrant from Mexico shot and killed while in custody in Texas allegedly first charged at Border Patrol agents with an “edged weapon” after escaping a holding cell, FBI El Paso said Wednesday. Manuel Gonzalez-Moran, a 33-year-old Mexican national previously deported twice before following a violent crime conviction in Colorado, was encountered alone by … Read more

Every Life Form on Earth Uses The Same Chemical For Energy. This Could Explain Why. : ScienceAlert

All life as we know it uses the exact same energy-carrying molecule as a kind of ‘universal cellular fuel’. Now, ancient chemistry may explain how that all-important molecule ended up being ATP (adenosine triphosphate) a new study reports. ATP is an organic molecule, charged up by photosynthesis or by cellular respiration (the way organisms break … Read more

Inside a $150 million Hamptons summer home for sale

An oceanfront estate in Southampton, listed at $150 million, stands as the priciest home for sale in the Hamptons — and is struggling to move off the market. The compound, called La Dune, is likely to be used as a summer home and draws from a tiny pool of buyers, probably billionaires, who could afford … Read more

Florida mayor not offended by Biden’s ‘salty language’ on live microphone | US politics

The Florida major to whom Joe Biden uttered a profanity captured by a live microphone, sparking a minor viral fuss, said the presidential swearword did not bother him in the slightest. The two men met on Wednesday, as Biden visited areas of Florida hit by Hurricane Ian. The president was heard to say: “Nobody fucks … Read more

Android 13 QPR1 Beta 2: What’s new

Right ahead of the Pixel 7 launch event, Google decided to drop the second Android 13 QPR1 Beta. QPR, of course, is short for the Quarterly Platform Release, which Google first introduced with Android 12. These are not full system updates, but they bring a few select changes to the Pixels and other great high-end … Read more

NASA astronaut Nicole Mann now first Native American woman in space

Marine Colonel Nicole Aunapu Mann made history as one of a four-member astronaut crew to blast off from Florida Wednesday, bound for the International Space Station (ISS). The 45-year-old Mann became the first Native American woman to launch into space. Mann was joined on the SpaceX Falcon rocket by fellow NASA astronaut Josh Cassada, Japan’s … Read more

Oregon’s GOP Candidate For Governor Is Tying Herself To Violent Extremists

As the polls tighten in Oregon’s gubernatorial race, Republican candidate Christine Drazan appears to be tightening her ties to right-wing extremists, too. Drazan, who served in the state legislature from 2019 to 2022 and was also the House minority leader, has taken a total of $70,000 this year from conservative megadonor David Gore and his … Read more