AllenCarrJr

100 Flips | 8 Magazines | 23 Likes | 1 Following | 5 Followers | @AllenCarrJr | Keep up with AllenCarrJr on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “AllenCarrJr”

Greeny to Sager: Fight like hell

Mike & Mike share their thoughts on TNT NBA reporter Craig Sager's diagnosis that he has three to six months to live after his leukemia returned.

Flint water crisis: Anger over absent officials at congressional hearing

<b>(CNN) —</b> For nearly two years, the simple act of drinking a glass of water has been fraught with danger in Flint, Michigan.<p>On Wednesday, policymakers 500 miles away started delving into why that's the sad truth, who is to blame and what can be done about it.<p>The U.S. House of Representatives' …

Water

Serena Williams on her loss: "Every time I walk in this room, everyone expects me to win every single match, every single day of my life. As much as I would like to be a robot, I'm not. I try to. But, you know, I do the best that I can. I try to win every single time I step out there, every single point, but realistically I can't do it. Maybe someone else can, but I wasn't able to do it."

• Facebook<br>• Twitter<br>• Facebook Messenger<br>• Pinterest<p>Serena Williams on her loss: "Every time I walk in this room, everyone expects me to win every single …

Armed Oregon standoff continues despite arrests

BURNS, Ore. — A small group of holdouts continued the tense standoff at the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge on Thursday, one day after eight others abandoned the site as federal, state and local authorities tightened their grip on the armed occupation.<p>Greg Bretzing, the special agent in charge of …

Oregon

Man to be executed for Texas game warden's death in shootout

HOUSTON (AP) — A man who led authorities on a chase followed by a shootout that left a Texas game warden dead is scheduled to be executed this week …

U.S. Supreme Court

NBA Announces Changes to Playoff Seeding: Details, Comments and Reaction

NBA divisions have yet to be eliminated, but the league took a step toward devaluing them Tuesday by officially announcing reforms to playoff-seeding procedures.<p>According to Pro Basketball Talk's Kurt Helin, NBA owners approved the implementation of a measure that will seed playoff teams based …

Basketball

Why Isis fights

For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast agricultural plain between the Turkish border and the deserts of Iraq, which hardly seemed likely to shape the fate of nations. A weathered sign at its entrance said 4,000 people lived there, most of …

Middle East

Watch How Researchers Are Ensuring the Future of America's Livestock

About 95% of the dairy products in the U.S. are produced by the more than 8 million Holstein cattle spread throughout dairy farms in America. …

Chris Farley and the pain of bright lives cut short

One late night pushing early morning in early August 1990, Chris Farley bought me a drink.<p>I was sitting alone on a stool at the bar in the Old Town Ale House, a North Avenue tavern within easy stumbling distance of The Second City.<p>Farley bought me a drink — two, actually — after introducing himself …

Poll: Anger at Washington fuels Trump's rise

Just three in 10 Americans feel their views are represented by their government officials in Washington, according to the results of a new CNN/ORC poll released Monday.<p>That share goes down to just 16 percent among all Republicans (15 percent of Republican registered voters), while 50 percent of …

Government

Researchers find vulnerability that affects 95% of Android devices

<i>Update: This article has been updated with a comment from Google.</i><p>Researchers have found a vulnerability in Android devices that allows hackers to access a device remotely without the owner ever knowing it was compromised. The flaw affects roughly 95 percent of Android devices running operating …

Information Security

America's Youngest Convicted Murderers Are Being Released

In 1999, Curtis and Catherine Jones were siblings in middle school when they gained notoriety as confessed killers.<p>For their crime — the fatal shooting of their father's live-in girlfriend, whom police say they grew jealous of — prosecutors sought a distinct punishment: They were, at the time, the …

Crime

Video of Sandra Bland's arrest shows argument with police officer

Sandra Bland, who was arrested for failure to signal a lane change, was found dead in her police cell<p>A US police dashboard video released on Tuesday shows how a routine traffic stop escalated into a shouting confrontation between a Texas state trooper and a black woman who was later found dead in …

Confederate Battle Doesn't End in South Carolina as Petitions Spread Across Country

As South Carolina prepares to remove the Confederate flag from the state Capitol on Friday, politicians and regular citizens across the country are clamoring to eliminate similar iconography.<p>South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Thursday signed into law a measure to take down the Confederate battle …

Rights & Freedoms

These Cities Throw the Best Pool Parties

When we think of summer, the beach is often the first place that comes to mind. Lounging in the sun and taking a dip in the water to cool off is the perfect way for some to enjoy some weekend R + R, but sand, jellyfish and crowds of people aren’t everyone’s cup of tea. That’s where having a pool …

Album

Inside the race to create the next generation of satellite internet

Is the sky big enough for two multi-billion dollar satellite internet projects? In the next two years, we’ll find out if entrepreneurs driven by human betterment—one looking up at the heavens and humanity’s future, the other looking down to the earth’s neediest—can share a shot at creating the next …

Space Travel

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Dope is the future of the American coming-of-age movie

Coming-of-age stories are about going through something defining. Movies like <i>The Breakfast Club</i> endure because the experiences they capture, like grappling with identity or awkward sexuality, are meant to be universal, signposts that mark the moments where we quit being kids. Resolution comes as …

Rap & Hip-Hop

'Inside Out': Pixar delivers a rewarding emotional journey, reviews say

In its previous 14 animated movies, Pixar has explored many imaginative worlds: one populated by anthropomorphic automobiles, another where a rat cooks haute cuisine, yet another where humans have trashed the planet and retreated into mindless consumption. But the studio's latest feature, "Inside …

Google's new Nest Cam is always watching, if you let it into your home

Google has released another product in its Nest Internet of Things lineup. This time it’s an internet-streaming home security camera, which means Google could be watching your every move, if you let it.<p>The Nest Cam, leaked a week before its official unveiling, is the product of another Google …

Smart Homes

Latest Slice estimates put U.S. Apple Watch sales at 2.8M as IHS analysis says $49 band costs Apple $2

Slice Intelligence, which tracks online orders by scanning the email inboxes of more than 2M panel members, estimates that Apple has sold 2.79M Apple Watches in the USA, reports <i>Reuters</i>. The estimate does not include sales in the United Kingdom, Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong …

Smartwatches

Woman's face will be added to $10 bill in 2020, Treasury says

The $10 bill is headed for a feminine face lift.<p>One lucky lady — yet to be chosen — will become the first woman in more than a century to join an esteemed coterie of dead presidents and statesmen featured on American paper currency, Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew said.<p>The new note will be issued …

Shooting suspect in custody after Charleston church massacre

<b>Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> Before he allegedly opened fire on members of a Bible study group at a church in Charleston, South Carolina, Dylann Roof sat with them. He might have prayed with them.<p>A Snapchat video from Wednesday night at the historic African-American church shows Roof at a …

Charleston Church Shooting

Jurassic World

The dinos-run-amok blockbuster franchise is back with new thrills and chills<p>It's not the cynical, cash-in cheesefest you feared. OK, <i>Jurassic World</i> is …

Alleged Dennis Hastert Sex Abuse Victim Named by Family

In Steve Reinboldt’s 1970 high school yearbook, wrestling coach Dennis Hastert wrote that Steve was his “great, right hand man” as the student …