Obama's_legacy_is_the_sort_that_gets_canonized

Obama's legacy is the sort that gets canonized

Obama's_legacy_is_the_sort_that_gets_canonized
WASHINGTON — If you look at the polls, it is clear who's winning in the 2016 presidential contest: Barack Obama. When President Barack Obama entered the White House in 2009, the federal appeals court based in Virginia was known as one of the most conservative benches in the country. Two Obama terms later, Democratic appointees hold a 10-5 majority on the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a panel of which issued a groundbreaking ruling t...
Astronomers_find_a_planet_orbiting_the_closest_star_to_earth
Astronomers using ESO telescopes and other facilities have found clear evidence of a planet orbiting the closest star to Earth, Proxima Centauri. The long-sought world, designated Proxima b, orbits its cool red parent star every 11 days and has a temperature suitable for liquid water to exist on its surface. This rocky world is a little more massive than the Earth and is the closest exoplanet to us -- and it may also be the closest possible ab...

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