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What Makes This Flu Season So Bad

A dangerous strain paired with less effective vaccines has created a dangerous recipe for illness.<p>PUBLISHED<p>A person, commuting to work on a packed bus, coughs. If they're infected with the flu virus, it could be a recipe for disaster.<p>Imperceptible to the human eye, the flu virus is one of the most …

Public Health

Man Sends Revenge Porn To Pre-School Teacher's Boss, Then Smiles For His Mugshot

The photos were sent to the pre-school’s Facebook page and some of the victim's friends.<p>A man from Seminole County, Florida smiled for his mugshot …

Crime

In Arresting an Immigrant-Rights Activist, ICE Shows Its New Power

On Thursday, after officials in the New York City offices of Immigration and Customs Enforcement informed him that he was going to be deported, the immigrant-rights activist Ravi Ragbir fainted. An ambulance was called to take Ragbir and his wife, Amy Gottlieb, who had accompanied him to <i>ICE</i>’s …

Immigration

Brigitte Bardot Slams #MeToo Movement As ‘Hypocritical, Ridiculous’

Legendary French actress Brigitte Bardot denounced the #MeToo movement and the increase in Hollywood figures denouncing sexual harassment in an …

Feminism

Hacker sells Exobot Android banking malware source code on cybercrime underworld and retires rich

Escalated attacks across the globe, leveraging the malware's source code, have already been observed by security experts.<p>The creator of one of the …

Security

Hoda Kotb & Savannah Guthrie Reveal Why It Was ‘Difficult’ To Continue ‘Today’ Show Without Matt Lauer

The ‘Today Show’s new dream team anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb stopped by ‘The Tonight Show’ on Jan. 17 and talked about the challenges of …

Hoda Kotb

Fear now rules Trump’s US. It’s what drives the president too

Trump is angrier and more self-absorbed than when I first knew him. We must not let his culture of fear stop us speaking out<p>• Tony Schwartz wrote The Art of the Deal with Donald Trump in 1987<p>“I alone can do it.” These five extraordinary words kept coming back to me as I reflected on Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump

Chamillionaire offers to help a deported immigrant separated from his family

Rapper Chamillionaire wants to help the family of Jorge Garcia, a 39-year-old man who was separated from his wife and two children by immigration …

Immigration

13 Celebrity Redheads That Prove Just How Dreamy This Hair Colour Can Be

Ginger, auburn, strawberry blonde—these words all have one thing in common: They're all used to describe red hair. While it's been often maligned</i> …

Hair

Why Venus Is So Hard to Visit (And How We'll Do It Anyway)

It's gotta be rough being Venus. It's the planet that has the most in common with the Earth, and it's right next door, but it never seems to get the …

Planets

Emily Maitlis fears stalker will never stop

<b>TV presenter Emily Maitlis says she fears her stalker will never stop harassing her.</b><p>Two days after a former friend was jailed for breaching a restraining order, the Newsnight presenter compared living with two decades of harassment to having a chronic illness.<p>Speaking to BBC Radio 5 live's Emma …

Thames Valley Police

Visa Says Bitcoin Isn’t A Payment System, Won’t Process Cryptocurrency Transactions

The world’s most popular cryptocurrency at present, bitcoin, has found a new (even if expected) opponent in the world’s largest credit card company, …

Cryptocurrency

Israel's Greatest Enemy: Iran, or Overconfidence?

An interview with former head of military intelligence Amos Yadlin, who has some experience with rogue nuclear programs.<p>On the wall of Amos Yadlin’s office at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, there is a framed Time magazine cover displaying an F-16A fighter jet -- the plane …

Israel

Twenty-One by 21 – Colorado Student Recounts the Day She Fell Off a 14er

It was a snowy, bitter-cold June day in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado when 20-year-old Amy Chen shook hands with death.“It’s just a nightmare—just …

Outdoors

NBC wiping ‘Today’ show of Matt Lauer allies

All Matt Lauer-linked talent is being axed at “Today” in the wake of the disgraced anchor’s departure, including the ouster of his favorite producer …

Matt Lauer

Republicans move ahead with vote to avoid a government shutdown

<b>(CNN) —</b> House Republican leaders are moving toward a vote Thursday to avoid a shutdown, but as a new day dawns in Washington, it's still unclear if GOP leaders have enough support to keep the government open.<p>House Speaker Paul Ryan and his lieutenants were up against the clock and their own ranks …

Angus King

Ashleigh Banfield Was 'Nervous' About Challenging Aziz Ansari Allegations

Canadian TV news anchor Ashleigh Banfield says she felt compelled to publicly challenge the sexual assault accusations against comedian Aziz Ansari …

Aziz Ansari

Living in an Eco-Friendly Yurt

Powered by Nature<p>After a year and a half of living in a Brooklyn apartment, Casey Brown and Danfung Dennis started hatching an escape plan. So in …

Green Living

Inside the room: What Steve Bannon told Congress yesterday

Steve Bannon made one conspicuous slip up in his closed-door hearing on Tuesday with the House Intelligence Committee, according to four sources with …

Steve Bannon

HLN host reads insulting email sent by Aziz Ansari 'bad date' reporter

Okay, so here’s the latest.<p>You remember on Monday when HLN’s Ashleigh Banfield utterly slammed the anonymous young woman who detailed Aziz Ansari’s …

Aziz Ansari

USS Abraham Lincoln Aircraft Carrier Making High Speed Turns and Drifting in the Atlantic Ocean

WarLeaks shared amazing footage, originally taken by U.S. Navy petty officers Mark Logico and Kristopher Ruiz, of the USS Abraham Lincoln (CVN 72) …

Military

H&M Model Parents Forced To Move Due To Safety Concerns + Black Greek Judges Collaborate To Fight Prison Statistics

The young H&M model who's been all in the news and his parents have moved from their homes for safety reasons. In other news, a group of black Delta …

Sweden

The Y chromosome is disappearing – so what will happen to men?

The Y chromosome may be a symbol of masculinity, but it is becoming increasingly clear that it is anything but strong and enduring. Although it …

Genetics

Sex robot will decide if you’re a good person (and then it will get horny)

Sex robot fans might have imagined that their lifeless plastic lovers would always be up for a good time, day and night – but that might not actually …

Robots

Having Gold Near You Attracts More Wealth - Robert Kiyosaki

(Kitco News) Holding real gold is the best way to have steady income, says Robert Kiyosaki, best-selling author of "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and his latest …

Wealth

John McCain tells Trump to 'stop attacking the press'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain is telling President Donald Trump to stop attacking the media, saying the administration's attitude makes it easier for oppressive regimes to mistreat reporters and for corrupt governments to be left unaccountable.<p>In an op-ed published Tuesday for the Washington …

Donald Trump

Fired photographer who leaked photo of Rick Perry hugging coal executive wants his job back

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Photographer Simon Edelman claims he was fired from his job at the Energy Department after capturing and leaking a controversial hug between Energy Secretary Rick Perry and a coal executive.<p>Now he's hoping that he can get his job back, with help from nonprofit law firm …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Exclusive: Trump takes hard line on immigration, rejects 'horrible' bipartisan plan

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Wednesday aligned himself solidly with conservative Republicans on immigration, criticizing a proposed bipartisan deal as "horrible" on border security and "very, very weak" on reforms for the legal immigration system.<p>The Senate proposal -- …

Donald Trump