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Watch the Lollapalooza 2016 Live Stream Here

Lollapalooza 2016 kicks off tonight, in Chicago's Grant Park, and runs through Sunday, July 31. (It has been expanded to four days from three.) 2016 marks the festival's 25th anniversary. Many sets from the festival can be viewed on Red Bull TV's live stream, which you can find below. Tonight's …

Festivals

10 essential vinyl records for anyone who’s excited about Governor’s Ball this weekend

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>To help prepare you for the imminent infusion of live music into the world, I'm breaking down some of the best records to add to your …

Vinyl Records

Piers Morgan Joins Critics Of Cincinnati Zoo For Handling Of Harmabe The Gorilla Shooting

The 'magnificent' animal was killed on Saturday.<p>Piers Morgan has joined thousands of people in despairing at the death of a gorilla that was shot …

Ornithology

19 Plants Beneficial Insects Love - Organic Gardening

<i>The following plants will make your garden a boon to beneficial insects that will in turn provide you with free, all-natural pest control.</i><p><i>By Vicki</i> …

Gardening

Every Woman's Right to Self-expression

Women's rights are challenged in many parts of the world. The freedoms some of us take for granted, are an unrealistic dream for others. Forget big issues such as voting, working and leadership roles; simple things like getting a High School diploma, wear jeans or makeup are forbidden. To this day, …

Lips

Gunman Among at Least 2 Dead in Texas Shooting That Left 6 Injured: 'They Were Shooting Randomly, Just at Whoever'

Two people are dead and six wounded after a pair of gunman opened fire on a Houston neighborhood on Sunday, police announced.<p>Houston police responded …

Correction: Severe Weather story

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — In a story May 30 about flooding in Texas, The Associated Press reported erroneously that six people died in floods along the Brazos River. At least two of the deaths were unrelated to Brazos flooding.<p>A corrected version of the story is below:<p>Residents brace for more …

Weather

Judge Orders Release of Documents in Trump University Suit

A federal judge has ordered internal Trump University documents to be released as part of a class-action lawsuit that alleges the now-defunct business owned by the presumptive GOP nominee defrauded students.<p>The order, requested by the Washington Post, was granted by U.S. District Court Judge …

Donald Trump

The Weeknd “Kimmel” Appearance Canceled Over Trump

The Weeknd and Belly were scheduled to perform their new single “Might Not” on tonight's episode of “Jimmy Kimmel Live.” Belly decided to cancel that performance because Donald Trump was set to appear on the same episode. “I feel like the way I was raised was to be able to see through all the …

Donald Trump

Is Justin Bieber’s ‘Sorry’ A Ripoff Of This Song?

Justin Bieber has been accused of many things over the course of his music career. As one of the biggest, most successful artists on the planet, you are always going to have a lot of eyes on you. However, while Bieber’s behavior has rubbed some the wrong way in the past, the latest imbroglio …

Watch AC/DC perform ‘Back In Black’ with new frontman Axl Rose for first time

Band played first date of European tour in Portugal last night<p>AC/DC played their first gig with new frontman Axl Rose last night in Lisbon, Portugal …

Protesters against police shooting clash with officers in San Francisco

(Reuters) -- Protesters demanding the ouster of San Francisco's police chief clashed with officers in riot gear at the city hall on Friday, as anger mounted over the shooting of a black suspect, local media reported.<p>Police armed with batons forced dozens of demonstrators out of the building and …

Justice

Photos from Life Off the Grid in a Sustainable Commune

In this week's installment of First-Person Shooter, a member of an Oregon-based sustainable community photographed a dozen or so residents who live off-the-grid and survive together using only materials readily available to them on their 40-acre land...<p>In this week's edition of First-Person Shooter …

Sustainability

Turkish military killed 55 ISIS fighters near Aleppo as it battles with its huge Islamic State problem

The Turkish military killed 55 ISIS (also known as Islamic State, ISIL, and Daesh) fighters north of the Syrian city of Aleppo on Saturday evening, according to a report from Reuters.<p>The report, citing "military sources," says that the ISIS fighters were killed in a shelling, which also took out …

Turkish Military

OBAMA DROPS MIKE: ‘The last time I was this high, I was trying to decide on my major’ – LARRY WILMORE: ‘tough race between Senator Bernie Sanders and Democrat Nominee Hillary Clinton’ – PARTY PATROL

<b>By Mike Allen</b> (@mikeallen; mallen@politico.com) <b>and Daniel Lippman</b> (@dlippman; dlippman@politico.com)<p><b>BULLETIN -- East Wing statement at 10:59 a.m.:</b> “The President and Mrs. Obama announced today that their daughter Malia will attend Harvard University in the fall of 2017 as a member of the Class of …

Bernie Sanders

Bernie Sanders is not a sore loser: Our democracy is screwed unless we fix the unfair rules

Frank Bruni is wrong. Talking about reforming our undemocratic election rules is how we make the system stronger<p>Mainstream coverage of the Bernie Sanders campaign tends to suggest that they were falsely blaming voting fraud for their loss. In the establishment narrative that describes Sanders as an …

Middle-class

Donald Trump goes negative on Ted Cruz in Indiana TV spot

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump is launching a negative advertisement in Indiana that aims to put Texas Sen. Ted Cruz on the defensive over his support for free trade agreements.<p>The spot, which premiered in Indiana markets on Thursday, suggests Trump is taking nothing for granted in the Hoosier …

Republicans

The Latest: Biden leaves Iraq, next stop Rome

BAGHDAD (AP) — The Latest on Vice President Joe Biden's visit to Iraq (all times local):<p>12:30 a.m.<p>Vice President Joe Biden has left Iraq after roughly eight hours in the country.<p>Biden departed on a U.S. military transport plane from Irbil, the capital of Iraq's autonomous Kurdish region. He met …

Middle East

Fire department: Freight train derails in D.C., cars leak chemicals

WASHINGTON — Fifteen cars of a CSX freight train derailed in Washington, D.C., on Sunday morning, with one leaking hazardous sodium hydroxide for a few hours, according to fire department officials.<p>The cars derailed near 9th Street and Rhode Island Avenue NE at about 6:40 a.m. ET, D.C. Fire and EMS …

Trains

Trump and Clinton edge closer to presidential face-off as Indiana looms

Republican presidential nominee in waiting Donald Trump takes a 15 point lead into Tuesday’s Indiana primary, according to opinion polls.<p>— We Need Trump (@WeNeedTrump) May 1, 2016 <br>Billionaire Trump believes its the end of the road for his Republican rivals:<br>“If we win Indiana, it’s over ok. If we …

Belgium says its nuclear plants are safe but here are some iodine pills - just in case

Belgium's Health Ministry says it will provide iodine pills to its population in case of an accident at one of its atomic plants. Technical problems …

Belgium

Seattle May Day Violence: 5 Police Injured in Clashes, 9 Arrested

At least nine protesters were arrested and five police officers injured during May Day clashes in Seattle where flares, bricks and Molotov cocktails were thrown, authorities said.<p>The anti-capitalist disorder followed a peaceful march earlier in the day by advocates for workers and immigrants — one …

Latin America

Dig Gardening? Plant Some Connected Tech This Spring

If you dig gardening, you know it's often a months-long guessing game. Plant seeds, water them, make sure they get the right amount of sunshine, and …

Could marijuana help treat painkiller and heroin addiction?

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — The growing number of patients who claim marijuana helped them drop their painkiller habit has intrigued lawmakers and emboldened advocates, who are pushing for cannabis as a treatment for the abuse of opioids and illegal narcotics like heroin, as well as an alternative to …

Cannabis

6 Toxic Relationships You Should Avoid Like the Plague

At work or elsewhere, most everyone has experienced a relationship that turned toxic. If you have, you know they're a major drain on your energy, productivity, and happiness.<p>In a new study from Georgetown University, 98% of people reported experiencing toxic behavior at work. The study found that …

Self-improvement

Experts: Mothers who kill newborns fit sad, familiar pattern

To most people, killing your newborn child is an incomprehensible crime.<p>The act, known as neonaticide when it's committed within an infant's first 24 hours of life, is often initially met with repulsion followed by questions.<p>In a country with legalized abortion, and in a state like Illinois where …

Pregnancy

Cold sexual contempt drives too many men

We are still a society plagued by the lack of respect vulnerable women are shown by men<p>Sex cases seem never far from the news. But, in part because I’m trying to avoid landing in hot water – thank you dear lawyers – I don’t intend to write about any court cases at all. Instead, if you’ll indulge …

Circus

Prince: his 10 greatest songs from Head to Cream (and Purple Rain in between)

Truthfully, you could have any number of Prince top 10s. This is just one …<p>Choosing the 10 best songs by the most ludicrously prolific – and riotously diverse – artist of the rock’n’roll era seems on the face to it to be flatly absurd. Where would you start? How could you possibly stop?<p>Even the …

Prince

Man loses top of finger after 'false widow' spider bite

A pensioner thought to have been bitten by false widow spider in his sleep is to lose the top of his finger.<p>82-year-old Derek Phillips woke up to “really throbbing pain” in his left index finger that “didn’t ease up at all” seven weeks ago.<p>Doctors suspect he could have been bitten by a venomous …

Zoology