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Hawaii on high alert after day of earthquakes, more lava fissures

PAHOA, Hawaii (Reuters) - Hawaii's Big Island was on high alert on Friday evening after the Kilauea volcano spent a day spewing lava into residential areas, forcing hundreds to evacuate, and a series of earthquakes, included a powerful tremor, shook the island.<p>Scientists and local officials warned …

Natural Disasters

Husband's drawings of life after his late wife raise awareness on sepsis

Farewell to my love #<b>doodleaday</b> No more words.pic.twitter.com/Jbkyfmo2jn<p>50 replies 1,456 retweets 7,371 likes<p>Nearly 5 months gone. Didn’t think I had …

LEAVE POLITICS OUT OF IT - Nice photo of the @FLOTUS, Bush's, Clinton's, and Obama's at the funeral of Barbara Bush posted by @jgm41 (@PaulMorsePhoto - Office of George H. W. Bush) https://t.co/VTKfzILvlk

Immunotherapy transforms lung cancer, the biggest cancer killer

Combinations, pre-surgery treatment both help stop cancer spread<p>Immune therapy drugs can transform lung cancer treatment, giving patients years of extra life, doctors reported Monday.<p>They found that pre-treating lung cancer patients with immune therapy drugs before they have surgery can help melt …

Cancer

Take This 10-Point Gossip Test and Never Gossip Again

No one wants to be known as a gossip, yet who among us has never gossiped? It’s tempting. It is so tempting in fact, that we can convince ourselves …

How It Really Feels To Have Anxiety And Depression, In One Comic

Simple yet accurate.<p>Anxiety and depression are complex mental health disorders than can be difficult to describe -- but this comic totally nails it.<p>After hearing the personal story of Sarah Flanigan, a young woman who suffers from both anxiety and depression, artist Nick Seluk of The Awkward Yeti …

Depression

Ex-Presidents and Trump Show Unity at Hurricane Benefit Concert

In a rare show of political unity, the five living former United States presidents appeared on the same Texas stage on Saturday night to help raise money for hurricane recovery efforts.<p>The joint appearance by the former presidents — Barack Obama, George W. Bush, Bill Clinton, George Bush and Jimmy …

George W. Bush

Fired engineer James Damore: Google is 'almost like a cult'

Damore is currently on tour of media outlets favored by conservatives. In addition to the WSJ, he has given interviews to Bloomberg, spoken at length with two YouTube personalities popular with alt-right and right-wing audiences, Stefan Molyneux and Jordan B. Peterson, and he did a photoshoot with …

Summa Theologica

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'Miracle of the sun' broke darkness of Portugal's atheist regimes

Fatima, Portugal, Oct 12, 2017 / 04:02 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- On “the day the sun danced,” thousands of people bore witness to a miracle that not only …

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

LONDON (AP) — Britain marked Queen Elizabeth II's 91st birthday on Friday with gun salutes, as the monarch herself enjoyed a family day and a trip to …

Queen Elizabeth II

Are You Exceptionally Likable? 9 Reasons People Decide They Like You | Inc.com

No one has enough friends. And if that's not reason enough to be likable, we tend to do business and build professional and relationships with people we like. We're instinctively drawn to people who are modest, agreeable, polite, kind... in short, to people who are genuinely likable.<p>How do people …

Self-improvement

The Obamas say goodbye to Washington

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Gliding toward Joint Base Andrews in his military helicopter Friday, Barack Obama watched a dramatically altered Washington recede from view, the work of his presidency now over and the future of his accomplishments uncertain.<p>Waving at a crowd gathered to witness his political …

Donald Trump

Trump’s full inauguration speech transcript, annotated

<i>The president of the United States is now Donald Trump, who just took the oath of office and, shortly thereafter, delivered his inaugural address.</i><p><i>We've posted the entire transcript below and highlighted the key portions. To see an annotation, click on the yellow, highlighted text. To make your own,</i> …

Michelle Obama

New wooden standing desk is Scandinavian-inspired and totally cute

It’s also 100% U.S.-manufactured and eco-friendly<p>Using standing desks is—in theory and in practice—a great way to incorporate a tad bit more activity into ones workaday life. Aesthetically speaking, however, the tall tables, typically clunky and industrial-looking—are less than pleasing to behold. …

Meryl and Michael

<i>"Just to pick up on what (actor) Hugh Laurie said, you and all of us in this room really belong to the most vilified segments of American society</i> …

Donald Trump

No one cheers when you set a boundary. Do it anyway. #selfcare #mentalhealth https://t.co/q830WsuBeS

3 more bodies found in Tennessee wildfire ruins; toll at 7

GATLINBURG, Tenn. (AP) — Three more bodies were found in the ruins of wildfires that torched hundreds of homes and businesses in the Great Smoky …

National Parks

Fidel Castro: The Death of a Tyrant

The headline over the Associated Press story read, “Cuba’s Fidel Castro, Who Defied U.S. for 50 Years, Dies at 90.” Actually, he defied it for closer …

Cuba

Mother pens letter to doctor who told her to abort her baby with Down syndrome

Courtney Baker was terrified when she went to a specialist during her pregnancy to confirm that her preborn daughter had Down syndrome, but those …

Down Syndrome

Here's the One Way to Finally Win the Fight Against Procrastination

You only need to commit to one thing to end procrastination forever.<p>There are so many tips and tricks out there to increase productivity and decrease procrastination.<p>Take short breaks, make lists...<p>Remove distractions, prioritize...<p>Drink less coffee, drink more coffee...<p>You've heard them all …

Procrastination

11 tiny daily habits that are wasting your time — even if you don't notice you're doing them

We're <i>all</i> running out of time. There aren't enough hours in the day to get everything done. That's just life.<p>However, if you feel like your inability to schedule your days is ruining your performance at work, that's probably a bad sign.<p>It's important to identify and drop harmful time-wasting …

Time Management

Alzheimer's drug study gives 'tantalising' results

<b>A drug that destroys the characteristic protein plaques that build up in the brains of patients with Alzheimer's is showing "tantalising" promise, scientists say.</b><p>Experts are cautious because the drug, aducanumab, is still in the early stages of development.<p>But a study in Nature has shown it is safe …

Dementia

'Super agers' offer clue to keeping a sharp memory

<b>Memory loss is not an inevitable part of ageing, say US scientists who are studying a unique group of adults in their 60s and 70s with minds as sharp as people in their 20s.</b><p>These "super agers" performed just as well on memory tests as "youngsters" a third of their age, researchers at Massachusetts …

The Brain

Schools aren't teaching the most important subject for kids

The note was written by a fifth-grade girl. As Mohr Lone read it, the girl's words began to fill her with joy.<p>"Ever since you left, I've been looking at my surroundings more and being careful about who I'm talking to and what I'm saying," Mohr Lone later recalled, reading the note over the phone. …

Here Is the Most Popular Book from the Year You Were Born

How many have you read?<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got its page one.