Chinese Scientist Claims World's First Genetically Modified Babies

HONG KONG—A Chinese scientist claims to have produced the world’s first genetically modified babies, stirring alarm among doctors who warn such experiments using nascent DNA-editing technology pose too many health and ethical risks. He Jiankui, an associate professor at Shenzhen-based Southern University of Science and Technology, said that he oversaw the pregnancy and the birth… Read More

The U.S. Housing Boom Is Coming to an End, Starting in Dallas

PLANO, Texas—A half-hour drive straight north from downtown Dallas sits one of the fastest-growing counties in the country. Cotton fields have been replaced with Toyota’s new North American headquarters, a Dallas Cowboys training facility and a sand-colored shopping strip with a Tesla dealership and a three-story food hall. Yet even with the booming growth, Dallas’s… Read More

Trump needs intervention on intelligence, Schumer writes in letter to Coats – Fox News

Not long after President Trump said the nation's intelligence chiefs were "naive" about Iran and perhaps should "go back to school," Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer suggested that it was the president who needed tutoring.Schumer, D-N.Y., called on Dan Coats, director of national intelligence, to stage an intervention with Trump after the president took the unusual move Wednesday… Read More

China's military-run space station in Argentina is a 'black box' – Reuters

LAS LAJAS, Argentina - When China built a military-run space station in Argentina’s Patagonian region it promised to include a visitors’ center to explain the purpose of its powerful 16-story antenna. The installations of a Chinese space station are seen in Las Lajas, Argentina, January 22, 2019. Picture taken January 22, 2019. REUTERS/Agustin MarcarianThe center… Read More