The future of the search for alien life is with Harvard’s Avi Loeb. He has plenty of critics. – Orange County Register

Christopher Borrelli | Chicago Tribune Avi Loeb leaned in, grabbed my hand and said, “Be as critical as you like.” What, after all, was one more critic? He resembled a caricature of a scientist, his body wiry and short, in a plaid tailored suit, holding an expression that suggested both the severely etched Oppenheimer and the … Read more

El estado de Long Beach se prepara para la USC superando el récord de Pacific Life del condado de Orange

LONG BEACH – No hace falta decir que el partido del domingo contra USC representa un desafío más difícil para el equipo de baloncesto masculino de Long Beach State. LBSU dominó la primera mitad, casi duplicando su ventaja después del medio tiempo y logrando una victoria por 88-66 sobre Live Pacific el miércoles por la … Read more

South Carolina officer’s quick thinking saves life of toddler who fell out of moving car on interstate

A crisis is adverted thanks to the swift action a South Carolina police officer took to help save the life of a 2-year-old girl who fell out of a moving vehicle onto the interstate. Jason Marzan, an officer with the North Charleston Police Department, said the incident happened on October 16 as he was responding … Read more

Officer charged in Elijah McClain’s death says he feared for his life after disputed gun grab

FILE – Aurora, Colo., Police Officer Nathan Woodyard, center, is flanked by his lawyers, Andrew Ho, left, and Megan Downing, right, during an arraignment after being charged in the 2019 death of Elijah McClain at the Adams County Justice Center, Jan. 20, 2023, in Brighton, Colo. Woodyard testified Wednesday, Nov. 1, that he had feared … Read more

Gaza ground battles rage; cease-fire a ‘matter of life and death,’ U.N. agency says

as its ground operation pushed deeper into the north of the enclave and rescued a soldier who had been taken captive. NBC News’ Richard Engel, Raf Sanchez, Kelly Cobiella, Josh Lederman, Matt Bradley, Ellison Barber, Meagan Fitzgerald, Jay Gray, Hala Gorani, Chantal Da Silva and Alexander Smith are reporting from the region.Police officers inspect cars … Read more

‘Matter of life and death for millions’

The head of a United Nations agency said during an emergency meeting Monday that ‘an immediate humanitarian ceasefire has become a matter of life and death for millions.’ Philippe Lazzarini, the Commissioner-General of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNRWA), warned against additional fighting in Gaza, where Israeli forces are launching … Read more

Ex-British cyberespionage employee gets life in prison for stabbing a U.S. spy

LONDON — Joshua Bowles, 29, punched the woman and knifed her repeatedly in what was called a “politically motivated” attack as she left a gym March 9 in the western England town of Cheltenham, which is home to the U.K.’s electronic spy agency, Government Communications Headquarters, better known as GCHQ. “I’ve just tried to kill … Read more

U.N. agency in Gaza says urgent cease-fire is ‘matter of life and death’

UNITED NATIONS — The head of the U.N. agency for Palestinian refugees told a U.N. emergency meeting Monday “an immediate humanitarian cease-fire has become a matter of life and death for millions,” accusing Israel of “collective punishment” of Palestinians and the forced displacement of civilians. Briefings to the Security Council by Lazzarini, the head of … Read more

UN agency in Gaza says urgent ceasefire is `a matter of life and death’ for millions of Palestinians

Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, addresses members of the U.N. Security Council at United Nations headquarters. Monday, Oct. 30, 2023. (AP Photo/Eduardo Munoz Alvarez)Linda Thomas-Greenfield, United States Ambassador to the United Nations, front row right, addresses members of the U.N. Security Council at United Nations headquarters. Monday, Oct. 30, 2023. (AP … Read more