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'True Detective' recap: Chance for redemption after the 'Vinci Massacre'

It's been more than more than two months since the catastrophic "Vinci Massacre," one of the deadliest police shootouts in California history. Now all the key law enforcement players have been knocked down a few pegs on "Other Lives," Episode 205 of HBO's "True Detective."<p>Ray Velcoro (Colin …

Review: Temperance Brennan returns in 'Speaking in Bones'

"Speaking in Bones" (Bantam), by Kathy Reichs<p>A hallmark of Kathy Reichs' Temperance Brennan novels is how she incorporates a solid knowledge of forensics in a way that a novice can understand the intricacies, yet still appeal to an expert in the field.<p>In "Speaking in Bones," Reichs uses …

North Carolina

Best photos of the comet

Comet C/2014 Q1 (PANSTARRS) is easiest to catch in binoculars from Earth’s Southern Hemisphere. Many have captured dazzling photos of the comet.<p>Comet …

Astronomy

The New $100 Million Search For Life in the Cosmos

Can you hear me?<p>More than a half-century after the first modern search for communicating extraterrestrial life, humanity’s quest to find intelligent beings in the cosmos is getting a much-needed boost. Today, Silicon Valley billionaire Yuri Milner announced a $100 million project that will scan the …

The 3 communication skills every leader needs to master

For a business leader to be successful, solid communication skills are vital.<p>Skip Weisman, a leadership and workplace communication expert, coaches leaders on how to communicate more effectively.<p>He says there are three overarching skills that lead to success, which he calls "the three levels of …

Public Speaking

What Would a ‘Grexit’ Mean for Luxury Fashion?

A Greek return to the drachma could seriously disrupt the luxury fashion industry.<p><b>LONDON, United Kingdom —</b> It sounds like something straight out of a …

Europe

17 unusual destinations where the terror threat is low