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A date with a tragic beauty: From Sarajevo to Dubrovnik, discover a land turning the horrors of the past into a hopeful future

Sarajevo has survived floods, fires and, more recently, endless months of Serbian shelling and sniper fire. More than two decades on from a conflict …

European Travel

Addiction is not a brain disease, but rather a disease of personality, psychiatrist argues

The opioid abuse epidemic is a full-fledged item in the 2016 campaign, and with it questions about how to combat the problem and treat people who are …

Drug Addiction

MH370: two new aircraft fragments 'almost certainly' from missing aircraft

Two aircraft fragments found on the beaches of South Africa and Mauritius are all but confirmed to be from missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, which mysteriously disappeared two years ago with 239 people on board.<p>A piece of engine cowling featuring a Rolls-Royce stencil, which was found in …

7 Things You Tell People Without Saying a Word

What you're unintentionally telling people about yourself might shock you.<p>I shared an infographic recently that has really had me thinking about the impressions we make on others. Have you ever gotten the cold shoulder and wondered might you might have done to deserve it? Or been passed over for …

Europe's 20 most beautiful hotels | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With so many iconic cities and diverse landscapes, beautiful hotels in Europe are commonplace. But some are, quite simply, more beautiful than others.<p>From clifftop luxury retreats on Italy's Amalfi Coast to art nouveau masterpieces in the heart of Budapest, we've handpicked Europe's 20 most …

10 Cool Stockholm Apartments That Will Blow Your Mind

Stockholm. Sweden’s capital and arguably one of the trendiest cities in the world. The Swedes are pretty darn stylish in everything they do, whether …

19 'One Room Challenge' Makeovers That Really Nailed It

Season 10 of the One Room Challenge just debuted the big reveals!<p>The creative minds behind these high-style spaces really brought it. Check out some of our favorite snaps from this latest round of Calling It a Home's One Room Challenge — then, tour all the spaces.

Investigators believe recently found debris from MH370

International experts said they are "almost certain" two more piece of debris they analyzed are from the missing Malaysia Airlines flight 370. Search …

Students who use digital devices in class 'perform worse in exams'

Study finds use of computers by students in lectures and seminars has ‘substantial negative effect’ on performance<p>Allowing students to use computers and the internet in classrooms substantially harms their results, a study has found.<p>The paper published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology …

Education

Ten books to read in May

From a novel that imagines a lost manuscript by JS Bach to a collection of essays by David Foster Wallace on tennis, Jane Ciabattari selects must-read titles for the month ahead.

How Can You Tell if a Guy Is Ready to Settle Down?

Here's how you know if a dude is ready for a real-deal relationship or still playing the field.<p>When is a man ready to settle down? The answer is not always as obvious as we might like. In a culture as visual as ours, we demand the most conspicuous of tells. If a guy is covered in maritime tats and …

How Much Ice Has Greenland and Antarctica Lost? A Lot More Than You Think. A LOT More.

I’ve been writing about what global warming means to our planet and to us for a long time now. A critical concern for this is the loss of land ice in …

Global Warming

The 'revenge rape' scandal gripping India shows how the country's women are worse off than ever

<i>Two sisters in rural India have been 'sentenced to rape' by unelected village elders, as punishment for their brother's 'dishonourable' marriage. Shahla Khan says it shines a light on how little has really changed for women there</i><p>Local unelected authorities, also known as the Khap Panchayat, …

India

Father of drowned Syrian toddlers prepares to take bodies home

MUGLA, Turkey (Reuters) - The distraught father of two Syrian toddlers who drowned with their mother and several other migrants as they tried to reach Greece identified their bodies on Thursday and prepared to take them back to their home town of Kobani.<p>Abdullah Kurdi collapsed in tears after …

6 Amazing Beauty Benefits of Drinking Enough Water

Need a beauty boost? Grab a glass of water. We all know that water is important for our health—but did you know all of the amazing things it could do …

Sephora Is About to Help You Discover Even More Cool New Beauty Brands

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Lucy Liu Is Now a Mom! See Photos of Baby Rockwell Lloyd

Surprise! Lucy Liu is now a mom. On Thursday the <i>Charlie's Angels</i> actress shared the news with the world by posting a photo of herself with her new …

See What Beyoncé Really Looks Like Without Makeup

It's hard to believe that over 16 years have passed since we were first introduced to Beyoncé Knowles through the musical group Destiny's Child. …

What's Fall's Most On-Trend Hairstyle? A Runway-Inspired French Twist, of Course

Chanel<p>This messy, casual twist is styled with a solid headband and chopsticks to upgrade the look.<p>Chanel<p>This edgy and easy-to-achieve messy look is …

3 Overnight Products That Help You Wake Up with Better Skin

While you're drifting off to sleep, your skin is kicking into high gear. “At night skin repairs itself and has the opportunity to replenish moisture …

St. Paul's Rape Trial: Jurors Resume Deliberations in Trial of Owen Labrie

Jurors returned to court Friday to resume deliberations in a rape trial pitting the credibility of a former student of an elite New Hampshire prep school against his accuser.<p>In closing arguments Thursday, prosecutors asked the jury of three women and nine men to review the evidence and center their …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Chinese stocks opened sharply higher on Friday, following Thursday's rally after days of major losses.<b><br>2</b><b>.</b> Up to 50 migrants were found dead in a truck in Austria on Thursday as European leaders were meeting in Vienna to discuss the deepening migrant crisis.<p><b>3.</b> Hundreds of people are feared dead …

The City

Kissing: The Countries Where It's Considered Uncomfortable or Disgusting - PsyBlog

Romantic kissing is considered weird in a surprisingly high number of countries.<p>Only 46% of cultures engage in romantic/sexual kissing, a new study …

New York, New York: Best New Manhattan Hotels

<i>By Jason Heidemann for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>We've never pulled a New York all nighter, but we assume that what happens in the city that never sleeps during the wee hours is mostly construction. How else can anyone explain so many new hotel openings in 2015? From the stylish to the sublime and from …

A Look Back On Princess Diana And Prince Charles' Emotional Divorce

Remembering the divorce -- and Diana's 1995 tell-all interview.<p>It was news that stunned the world ― even if the tabloids had long claimed the royal marriage was in trouble: On August 28, 20 years ago, Prince Charles and Princess Diana divorced.<p>Diana ― “The People’s Princess” ― and Prince Charles …

16 New Books to Read This September

September is all about fresh starts, and if you’re looking for life advice, this month’s book picks are full of it. Whether you want it with a dose of humor (Mindy Kaling), from someone who is living the dream (Elizabeth Gilbert) or from a fictional character who totally gets you, there’s at least …

Two Indian Sisters Ordered to Be Raped by Village Council Beg Supreme Court for Help

A petition to save two sisters in India from being raped and publicly humiliated for their brother’s actions, a punishment handed down by an …

27 Art Destinations Around The World To Visit Before You Die

“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” ― Pablo Picasso