Samuel Doty

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Police: Teacher, pastor calmed boy who held class hostage

PHILIPPI, W.Va. (AP) — A West Virginia preacher, a teacher and police helped persuade a 14-year-old boy to free 27 fellow students he held at …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Survival Myths that Could Actually Kill You

You might like to think that you have what it takes to survive even the most overwhelming odds. Even if you don't know all that much in the area of survival skills, you'd make it through, right?<p>Snake bites, life-threatening dehydration and being forced to make your own fire for survival--these …

How to Redesign an Urban Landscape With Nothing More than Paint

<b>Marc Kushner:</b> The way we design houses in different places makes for different solutions. So when you think about a house that's going to be built …

This Woman Had Her Face Photoshopped In Over 25 Countries To Examine Global Beauty Standards

Through her work, Esther Honig hopes to discover if a global beauty standard actually exists.<p>Esther Honig, a freelance journalist based out of Kansas City, sent an unaltered photograph of herself to more than 40 Photoshop aficionados around the world. "Make me beautiful," she said, hoping to bring …

South Korean prime minister resigns over ferry disaster response

South Korea's prime minister announced his resignation Sunday morning, taking responsibility for the slow initial response to a ferry's sinking that has left nearly 200 dead with scores more still missing.<p>Prime Minister Chung Hong-won outlined his decision, and apologized to victims' families, in …

Supreme Court Upholds Michigan Affirmative Action Ban

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday morning upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions.<p>In a 6-2 ruling, the justices said the state did not violate the U.S. Constitution when its voters banned affirmative action. The justices say that a lower federal court was wrong …

Jeb Bush discusses 2016 decision

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush says he will make a decision on whether to run for president in 2016 at “the right time” — later this year.<p>“I don’t wake up each day saying, ‘Now what am I going do today to make the decision?’ I’m deferring the decision to the right time, which is later this year,” …

Go ahead and share your HBO Go account, HBO doesn't mind

Go ahead, ask your roommate for their sibling's HBO Go password — as it turns out, HBO really doesn't mind. "It presents the brand to more and more people and gives them an opportunity, hopefully, to become addicted to it," HBO CEO Richard Plepler tells <i>BuzzFeed</i>. Plepler says that HBO is well aware …

Israel: Child obesity campaign denies 'fat-shaming'

<b>A global advertising company that denied its child-obesity campaign promoted "fat-shaming" has caved to public pressure and pulled a series of ads, it appears.</b><p>JCDecaux asked members of the public to post humorous images to its Hebrew-language Facebook page, putting the most popular images up on …

Snapchat Downplays Phone Number Matching Hack, Says It’s Added New Counter-Measures

Following security researchers publishing a way to match Snapchat usernames to phone numbers, Snapchat has published a skimpy statement making the hack sound impractical and noting “We recently added additional counter-measures and continue to make improvements to combat spam and abuse.”<p>Earlier …

How The Secret Service Protects The President's Hawaii Vacation

It's not news to anyone that when the president comes to town, he comes with a ton of security. But when the president comes to a small island in the middle of the Pacific -- a small island that is already home to the nation's second worst traffic -- his security apparatus is a bit more …

Florida School Named After KKK Grand Wizard Will Get New Name

After decades of blistering debate about the balance between honoring Southern history and glorifying slavery and white supremacy, the Duval County School Board in Jacksonville, Fla., voted unanimously on Monday to rename Nathan B. Forrest High School.<p>Forrest is a polarizing figure from the Civil …

Man's severed hand attached to his ankle

Doctors have kept a Chinese man's severed hand alive by stitching it to his ankle after a work accident severed it. Xiao Wei's right hand was reportedly temporarily attached to his left ankle for a month before surgeons reattached it, largely because injuries to his arm required immediate attention …

Teen Drunk Driver With 'Affluenza' Is Being Sued For Millions By His Victims

Many of those family members were outraged when 16-year-old Ethan Couch got probation after a psychologist testified he had "affluenza" — meaning he thought he was immune from punishment because he was rich.<p>Couch's family may still be on the hook for millions in related civil litigation, though. …