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Justice

U.S. Drops Case to Force Apple to Unlock iPhone

The Justice Department dropped a court case asking Apple to help them unlock an iPhone after its owner came forward with the passcode, a potential …

Drinking more coffee may help prevent alcohol-related cirrhosis

<b>(CNN) —</b> Make that black coffee order a double.<p>Upping your coffee intake may help reduce your chances of developing alcohol-related cirrhosis, according to a review done by the journal Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics of multiple existing studies.<p>Drinking just two more cups of coffee every …

Coffee

Here's how I finally turned myself into a morning person

I grabbed my phone and found a slew of texts in which my friends had already gotten up, made brunch plans, gone to brunch, and moved on to other activities — and I had slept through the entire thing.<p>The worst part? This wasn't a rare occurrence for me.<p>If left to my own devices, I would sleep in …

Time Management

Jon Stewart And His Wife Are Converting A New Jersey Farm Into An Animal Sanctuary

Jon Stewart has a lot of time on his hands. Rather than working on his model train set in the basement, the former <i>Daily Show</i> host has been slumming it at SummerSlam, winning Emmys, and dancing to raise awareness for pediatric cancer charities. Not a bad way to spend the first few months of …

Brazil

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

Simple DIY Transforms Any Smartphone into a 3D Hologram Projector

If you have an old CD case, a smartphone, and a little time, you can make a 3D hologram projector. YouTuber Mrwhosetheboss demonstrates just how this is done in a short tutorial, and it's as easy as building a simple, four-sided bowl and placing it on top of your phone. With the right video, a tiny …

Augmented Reality

U.S., Cuba re-establish diplomatic relations, reopen embassies

<b>Havana, Cuba (CNN) —</b> One bitter holdover of the Cold War slipped into the history books at 12:01 a.m. Monday, when the United States and Cuba re-established diplomatic relations. For the first time since severing ties in 1961, they reopened embassies in each other's capitals.<p>Cuban Foreign Minister …

Cuba
Space Science

U.S. and Cuba to announce embassy openings

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The United States and Cuba on Wednesday plan to officially seal the renewal of diplomatic ties begun last year, announcing the reopening of embassies in Washington and Havana for the first time in more than half-a-century, two senior administration officials told CNN on …

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Rights & Freedoms

Models Hit the Runways in New York

How to fix your cracked iPhone or Samsung phone without leaving the house

You can always take it into the store, but if you don't have a warranty or you're feeling lazy, a nifty startup called iCracked will come to you and repair your broken phone on the spot.<p>You can use iCracked if you have an iPhone, iPad, or Samsung smartphone. You can also choose to sell your phone …

Mobile Technology

Real Housewives Star Teresa Giudice Is in Prison

The days of frequent blowouts, over-the-top shopping sprees and extravagant parties are over for Teresa Giudice, now that she is in federal …

Celebrity Gossip

The right’s absurd Cuba outrage: Why Obama’s critics are on the wrong side of history

Our embargo has done irreparable harm to the Cuban people Republicans claim to care about. Its end is long overdue<p>Listen carefully to the Republican leaders and presidential hopefuls roaring with outrage over President Barack Obama's courageous decision to normalize relations with Cuba; listen very …

A Broadway musical opens in Havana for the first time in 50 years

The Tony Award-winning show Rent had a 12-year run on Broadway, and is one of the most successful musicals ever.<p>Rent has been performed in theaters all over the globe — but until now it had never been shown in Cuba. But tonight, Rent opens in Havana.<p>It's been a long time since a Broadway show hit …

N.Y. cop not indicted in chokehold death

<b>New York (CNN)</b> -- Protesters poured onto the streets of New York late Wednesday, upset over a grand jury's decision not to indict a police officer in the death of Eric Garner.<p>They marched at the same time U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that federal officials were moving ahead with a …

‘Twelve Days of Christmas’ Items Will Cost you $116,273 This Year

PHILADELPHIA — The cost of six geese-a-laying spiked considerably this year, while most of the items in the carol "The Twelve Days of Christmas," saw little to no increase, according to the 31st annual PNC Wealth Management Christmas Price Index.<p>A set of gifts in each verse of the song would set …

Drums

It's Official: Skeleton Found Under Parking Lot Is Richard III

A combination of DNA evidence and historical research confirm the remains belong to the misshapen monarch<p>One of the biggest missing person’s cases in the world has finally been solved. Or, at least, the biggest missing corpse case.<p>After English King Richard III fell at the Battle of Bosworth in …

Nationwide Protest over Ferguson

Justice

Michael Brown shooting: What Darren Wilson told the Ferguson grand jury

<b>(CNN) —</b> Grand jury proceedings are secret, and when no indictment is handed down -- as was the case for Ferguson police Officer Darren Wilson -- the files remain locked up.<p>But in an unusual step after a grand jury deliberation, transcripts of testimony that jurors heard considering Michael Brown's …

Ferguson erupts after officer not charged in teen's shooting

This 5 Pointz Documentary Reflects on the History and Destruction of the New York City Landmark

A year ago, the world famous graffiti site in Long Island City, Queens, called <b>5 Pointz</b> was whitewashed by the owner without warning. Early this …

Timbaland's History of Crafting Hits With Female Artists

BET.com<p>https://www.bet.com/content/bet/music/photos/2014/11/timbaland-history-of-crafting-hits-with-female-artists.html?cid=facebook<p>From Aaliyah to …

Brazil

Remarkably Pristine Ancient Greek Mosaics Uncovered in Turkish City of Zeugma

A team of archeologists led by Professor Kutalmis Grkay of Ankara University recently unearthed three ancient Greek mosaics in the Turkish city of Zeugma near the border of Syria. The excavation project, which began in 2007, was spurred on by flooding in the area due to the construction of a dam. …

Ancient History