Solved: The real reason there are holes in Swiss cheese

Solved: The real reason there are holes in Swiss cheese

Why does Swiss cheese have holes? It’s been the subject of great speculation throughout the years but researchers in Switzerland (where else?) think they have the answer. Agence France-Presse, via The Guardian, reports that researchers at a state-run agricultural research center called Agros



Markets Close in the Red on Last Trading Day of May

Markets Close in the Red on Last Trading Day of May

It was the last day of trading for the month of May and the markets closed the day in the red, but are higher for the second month in a row.

Bette Midler Proves She's Still Divine at 69 with Staples Center Show

Bette Midler Proves She's Still Divine at 69 with Staples Center Show

Oh, Bette. You just keeping getting better. 43 years after the release of her 1972 debut album, "The Divine Miss M," co-produced by Barry Manilow, her piano accompanist during her formative Bathhouse Betty days at New York City's now-defunct Ansonia Hotel, Bette Midler still knows how to make grown

I-295 shooting victims' relative speaks

I-295 shooting victims' relative speaks

WASHINGTON (WJLA) -- The man injured during yesterday’s shooting on 295 North in D.C. is recovering at his home. The victim suffered a gunshot wound to his cheek and ear area. ABC7 spoke this morning with his son who said that his father leaned his seat back to avoid gunfire, which may have sa

Navarro, Szeryk Named Women's Golf Coaches Association All-Americans

Navarro, Szeryk Named Women's Golf Coaches Association All-Americans

CORAL SPRINGS, Fla.- Texas AM women's golfers Marijosse Navarro and Maddie Szeryk were named Second Team All-Americans by the Women's Golf Coaches Association on Friday. This marks the first time Texas AM has produced two All-Americans in the same season.Navarro, a sophomore from Mexico City, earned

FIFA president won't resign, seeks fifth term, amid World Cup corruption crisis

FIFA president won't resign, seeks fifth term, amid World Cup corruption crisis

ZURICH >> The future of soccer's embattled governing body was at stake Friday as Sepp Blatter sought a fifth term as FIFA president amid the biggest corruption crisis in the organization's 111-year history.Voting among the 209 member federations began Friday with the 79-year-old Blatter up for re-el

Watch Jon Stewart's Epic Takedown of 'Tremendous A--hole' Donald Trump

Watch Jon Stewart's Epic Takedown of "Tremendous A--hole" Donald Trump

Jon Stewart has made up his mind about leaving The Daily Show and no one can change his mind....except maybe Donald Trump. Stewart opened Tuesday night's Daily Show with an update on where the 2016 Presidential election stands, or as he calls it, "Democalypse 2016: Becoming a Fire Hazard."

Unions seek exemption from LA minimum wage law they helped pass

Unions seek exemption from LA minimum wage law they helped pass

Union leaders in Los Angeles are being accused of hypocrisy after being caught trying to exempt themselves from a new minimum wage law they tried to impose on others.

What happens when Obama wakes up in the middle of the night and wants a snack

What happens when Obama wakes up in the middle of the night and wants a snack

There are a lot of things the president of the United States is not allowed to have or do. For example, President Obama has a BlackBerry, because there's technology in the iPhone he's not allowed to have. And it took until May for Obama to finally get his own Twitter account, @POTUS — president o

An anti-Islam rally held in front of a mosque in Phoenix urged participants to bring guns

An anti-Islam rally held in front of a mosque in Phoenix urged participants to bring guns

Just weeks after a contest in Texas that encouraged participants to draw caricatures of the prophet Muhammad ended in deadly gunfire, another such event is happening in Phoenix. Marine veteran Jon Ritzheimer has organized what's being called a "freedom of speech" rally, which is being held in front

Modular Robot Getting Closer to Reality

Modular Robot Getting Closer to Reality

For years, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University experimented with a snake-like robot that could crawl through pipes and climb up trees. Gradually, their robot evolved into motorized modules, each with its own processor, that can be assembled in various configurations, such as a six-legged

Obama Steps Up Pressure for Renewal of Surveillance Measures

Obama Steps Up Pressure for Renewal of Surveillance Measures

President Barack Obama is stepping up pressure on the U.S. Senate, which appears set for a political showdown Sunday when it meets only hours before some key surveillance powers of the National Security Agency are set to expire. Before both chambers of Congress left for a one-week recess, the H

Texas Town Residents Told to 'Just Leave' Ahead of Flood Threat

Texas Town Residents Told to 'Just Leave' Ahead of Flood Threat

Water from heavy rain in eastern and central Texas is now swelling rivers that flow into the Gulf of Mexico, threatening towns along their banks. VOA's Greg Flakus visited the town of Wharton, southwest of Houston, where the Colorado River is close to cresting.

Review: 'I Believe In Unicorns' Is A Fresh, Creative, And Entirely Original Story Of Young Love

Review: 'I Believe In Unicorns' Is A Fresh, Creative, And Entirely Original Story Of Young Love

A much discussed topic in the film world recently has been the dearth of women directors in mainstream filmmaking and the impact that this has on the representation of girls and women, and their...

Chris Chalk Promoted to Series Regular on Fox's 'Gotham' Playing Lucius Fox

Chris Chalk Promoted to Series Regular on Fox's 'Gotham' Playing Lucius Fox

Another key character from the DC Batman universe, Chris Chalk has been promoted to series regular for season 2 of Fox's "Gotham," playing Lucius Fox - Wayne Enterprises' resident tech genius as well as a moral beacon for a young Bruce Wayne. Chalk takes on a role that Morgan Freem

Western Morning News published Newcastle United release Jonas Gutierrez and Ryan Taylor

Western Morning News published Newcastle United release Jonas Gutierrez and Ryan Taylor

Jonas Gutierrez fired a parting shot at Mike Ashley after being released by Newcastle, claiming the club's owner disregarded him following his cancer diagnosis. The 31-year-old started the season battling his way back from testicular cancer and ended it by inspiring the Magpies to a vital 2-0 win o

Martin O'Malley, in his own words

Martin O'Malley, in his own words

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is a possible Democratic contender for the White House in 2016. Here's his take on gay marriage, income inequality and more, in his own words.

No £100 fine for late tax returns

No £100 fine for late tax returns

People who have filed late tax returns are to be let off paying a £100 fine for missing the deadline, HM Revenue and Customs has confirmed.

US discovers more anthrax shipments

US discovers more anthrax shipments

The US military orders a review into how it handles anthrax, after discovering more cases of live anthrax sent to laboratories, including one in Australia.

Live anthrax sent to Australia

Live anthrax sent to Australia

A BUNGLED shipment of live anthrax by a US military lab also made a lethal delivery to Australia, officials have revealed.

Iran: Military inspections not on agenda of nuclear talks

Iran: Military inspections not on agenda of nuclear talks

As nuclear talks continue between Iran and the P5+1, Iranian negotiators say the sides are making progress on the issue of sanctions. A senior Iranian negotiator has ruled out the possibility of Iran allowing inspections of its military installations as part of a possible nuclear deal.

US gunman deemed 'legally sane'

US gunman deemed 'legally sane'

A court-appointed psychiatrist has testified the gunman who carried out a 2012 attack on a Colorado cinema was mentally ill but "legally sane" when it happened.

Cyclist suing City of Edmonton for $152K; claims pothole-related injuries

Cyclist suing City of Edmonton for $152K; claims pothole-related injuries

Each year, hundreds of motorists file pothole damage claims with the City of Edmonton and now, a cyclist is adding his call for compensation.

Runaway peacock spotted in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood

Runaway peacock spotted in Toronto's Parkdale neighbourhood

A peacock that escaped a west-end Toronto zoo earlier this week has been spotted in the Parkdale neighbourhood.

Wanted high-risk violent offender may be in Sask.

Wanted high-risk violent offender may be in Sask.

Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a wanted high-risk violent offender who may be in Saskatchewan.

Controversial law that allows revocation of Canadian citizenship goes into effect

The federal government says it now has the power to revoke the citizenship of some Canadians convicted of terrorism, treason or espionage. A controversial new law, first introduced last June, went into effect on Friday.

Lincoln Chafee to Join Growing Democratic 2016 Field

Former Rhode Island governor and senator Lincoln Chafee will join the slowly growing list of Democrats challenging Hillary Clinton for the presidential nomination.

O'Malley's Entry Ups Focus on Immigration in 2016

The heat that immigration has brought to the 2016 presidential campaigns could intensify Saturday with the addition of former Maryland Gov.

Gen. McChrystal on Navigating Threats in a Complex World

General Stanley McChrystal discusses how U.S. forces in the Middle East adapted to changing threats around the world.

Silk Road Mastermind Ross Ulbricht Gets Life in Prison

Ross Ulbricht, the convicted operator of the underground online black market Silk Road, was sentenced Friday to life in prison.

Sepp Blatter Re-Elected as FIFA President

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as FIFA President for a fifth term. Blatter, 79, was given a new 4-year term by the 209 FIFA member associations at FIFA's annual Congress in Zurich on Friday, according to reports of the BBC News. Although Blatter failed to secure a two-thirds majority in the firs

Texas floodwaters continue to submerge highways, threaten homes

The death toll from flooding in Texas and Oklahoma has been raised to 27 after authorities in Houston found the body of an 87-year-old man who was swept away when a rescue boat attempting to reach him was overturned.

Just When I Was Beginning To Lose Hope In Humanity I Saw This Video Of 100 People Lifting A Bus Off ...

This incident happened in Walthamstow in London where a double decker bus crushed a unicyclist under it's wheel. But what happened next was nothing short of magical. On it's own suddenly almost 100 Londoners rushed towards the bus and managed to move the 12-tonne bus just enough to pull out the cycl

Ian Somerholder Makes a Fan Cry by Refusing to Take Photos

Ian Somerholder is refuses to take photos with fans and even makes one girl cry while in Paris. And it's caught on camera.

O’Malley Strums ‘Hail to the Chief’ In Video, Hints At A Run For President

Former Maryland Governor and potential presidential candidate Martin O’Malley recently released a short online video showing him strumming “Hail to the Chief” on a guitar.

Former Maryland governor Martin O’Malley has released a short online video that hints at a potential bid

American Express president dies after getting sick on flight

American Express President Ed Gilligan died suddenly Friday after getting sick on a corporate jet bound for New York City. Gilligan, 55, was returning from Tokyo with other AmEx executives...

Video: Cuba removed from sponsors of terrorism list

Cuba has been removed from the sponsors of terrorism list. Tamron Hall has the latest details. (NewsNation)