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After video surfaces, grand jury charges 2 Philadelphia policemen in beating

Two Philadelphia police officers were charged Thursday with beating a man on a scooter nearly two years ago and lying about it, resulting in wrongful charges against him.<p>A Philadelphia grand jury decided to charge Officers Sean McKnight and Kevin Robinson after the district attorney presented …

Venezuela uses photo of detained US journalist to promote its friendly face to foreigners

Miami Herald correspondent Jim Wyss made poster boy for Venezuelan tourism campaign with photograph of his relieved bear-hug – after he was released from prison<p>With its oil-dependent economy imploding and its crime and murder rates soaring, Venezuela may not appear an attractive destination for …

Lasers have turned this metal super hydrophobic

The ability to repel water has so many potential uses. It can help prevent corrosion as well as the growth of organisms; it means objects need to be cleaned less often, since water can't cling long enough to evaporate and leave behind residue; and it can prevent ice from forming.<p>Current methods …

Engineering

Witness Kenyan Police Use Tear Gas on Protesting Schoolchildren

Students from Langata Primary School hold placards as they protest against a perimeter wall illegally erected by a priva<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Thomas …

Police caught using old mugshots for target practice - CNN Video

Police from a Florida department are facing heat for using old mugshots for sniper target practice. CNN's Jason Carroll reports.

This Is What Google's New Calendar App for iOS Looks like

Back in November last year, Google ushered in a fully revamped calendar app for Android devices with a promise of one day bringing the changes across to iOS too.<p>Now, it appears that new version is nearly ready for the prime time, as one tipster has leaked us screenshots of how the new app currently …

Brain scans could better predict your future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.<p>A new study looks at over 70 scientific publications about brain scans such as functional magnetic resonance imaging or electroencephalography, …

The Brain

Blessed or Cursed? Child Prodigies Reveal All

Are child prodigies genuinely gifted? And, if they are, do they become even more gifted as time goes on? We track the fortunes of a clutch of child …

Mom, kids pulled from car at gunpoint - CNN Video