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Satellite imagery reveals new penguin colonies in Antarctica

Satellite imaging has revealed that there are nearly 20% more emperor penguin colonies in Antarctica than previously thought. However, while the discovery has been welcomed, the previously undiscovered animals will act as “canaries in the coalmine” when it comes to studying the impact of global warming, experts have said. Scientists discovered 11 new colonies, meaning…MORE

Rep. Carolyn Maloney fends off Democratic primary challenge

The New York City Board of Elections certified Rep. Carolyn Maloney as the winner of the 12th Congressional District’s Democratic primary Tuesday, defeating progressive challenger Suraj Patel. The decision comes six weeks after the primary and the day after a federal judge in Manhattan ruled that some absentee ballots, which had been invalidated, be counted.…MORE

Gallup poll: Supreme Court approval rating highest in over a decade

After a contentious extended Supreme Court term, a majority of Americans approve of the job the Supreme Court is doing, earning the court its highest rating in over a decade, according to a Gallup Poll released Wednesday. Fifty-eight percent of Americans approve of the job the court is doing, up from 54% last year, according…MORE

Tiger Woods confident of adding to major tally at PGA Championship

Asked if he could win the PGA Championship, golf’s first major of the calendar year amid a disrupted season, a smiling Tiger Woods had a simple answer for reporters. “Of course,” Woods said. With no supporters in attendance at San Francisco’s Harding Park, there will be no roaring atmosphere that Woods usually feeds off at…MORE

How ‘gym rat’ Brooks Koepka is bucking golf’s trends

“He loves working out; He’s a gym rat; He hits the ball a mile,” are some of the ways Brooks Koepka has been characterized by a number of golf writers and commentators. “I’m not that big,” quips Koepka in a interview with CNN Sport’s Coy Wire earlier this year. “It’s old … I hang around…MORE