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Biden to headline Romney summit

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Vice President Joe Biden will be interviewed Friday evening by Mitt Romney at the former Republican presidential nominee's annual gathering in Utah of donors and business leaders.<p>"VP Biden is attending because he believes in bipartisanship and the importance of keeping good lines of …

For Melania Trump's Slovenian Hometown, First Lady's Fame Is Good For Business

The hamlet of Sevnica, population 5,000, sits right in the middle of the small, alpine nation of Slovenia, in a green valley along the Sava River, surrounded by pine-forested hills.<p>"It's really an amazing climate," chirps Lidija Ogorevc, a cheerleader-peppy tour guide here. "You should try our …

Huang Jiefu, in charge of overhauling the Chinese transplant network, angers rights activists as Vatican trafficking talks begin<p>An official in charge of overhauling China’s organ transplant programme has said the country may still be using organs from executed prisoners in some cases, even though …

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Syria's Assad Sees Trump's Russia Position as 'Promising' in ISIS Fight

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Tuesday that President Donald Trump's commitment to fighting terrorism and ISIS is "promising," according to SANA, the Syrian state-run news agency.<p>Assad met with a group of Belgian journalists in Damascus and was asked what he expects from the Trump …

What's at stake in Melania Trump lawsuit: The first lady's reputation, earning potential

<b>(CNN) —</b> First lady Melania Trump is -- in and of herself -- a "brand," one that could elicit lucrative endorsement opportunities, according to a lawsuit refiled by her attorneys on Monday.<p>The lawsuit, filed in New York Supreme Court, argues a now-retracted Daily Mail Online article published last …

Will Kellyanne Conway Win the West Wing Civil War?

Could all the White House bickering and leaking empower Conway? “Kellyanne is a knife fighter with words,” one source told me.<p>Last week, <b>Donald Trump</b> entered the East Room of the White House in his familiar ill-fitting suit and overlong tie to present the assembled group—a mixture of politicians, …

Republicans Reveal Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Endgame: Restricting Legal Immigration

Trump’s border wall and immigration ban on Muslim countries may be just the beginning.<p>In his first two weeks in office, <b>Donald Trump</b> moved swiftly to address illegal immigration and to curb the potential threat of Islamic extremists infiltrating the United States. Whether either constituted a real …

The Latest: Tornado damages New Orleans NASA facility

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the Deep South (all times local):<p>6:30 p.m.<p>An official at NASA's Michoud facility in New Orleans …

Researchers Say They've Figured Out What Makes People Reject Science, And It's Not Ignorance

Why some people believe Earth is flat.<p>A lot happened in 2016, but one of the biggest cultural shifts was the rise of fake news - where claims with no …

Istanbul nightclub attack suspect confesses, governor says

<b>(CNN) —</b> A man from Uzbekistan arrested in Turkey has confessed to carrying out the deadly New Year's gun attack at Istanbul's Reina nightclub, the city's governor has said, dubbing the shooting an ISIS-influenced terrorist attack.<p>Abdulgadir Masharipov allegedly opened fire in the early hours of New …

Here Are the Democrats Boycotting Donald Trump’s Inauguration

<b>Correction appended, Jan. 17, 2017</b><p>More than 50 House Democrats have declared that they plan to boycott Donald Trump’s inauguration Friday, with the …

Millions sign up for Obamacare as Trump and GOP lawmakers scramble for a way to roll it back

While Republicans struggle to find a way to roll back the Affordable Care Act without jeopardizing healthcare for tens of millions of people, Americans continue to sign up for Obamacare health plans.<p>As of Dec. 24, more than 11.5 million people had enrolled in a health plan through one of the …

Health Care

The Chatbot Will See You Now

In March of 2016, a twenty-seven-year-old Syrian refugee named Rakan Ghebar began discussing his mental health with a counsellor. Ghebar, who has lived in Beirut since 2014, lost a number of family members to the civil war in Syria and struggles with persistent nervous anxiety. Before he fled his …

London police seek to link overdose deaths to serial killer

<b>London (CNN) —</b> London police are reviewing the deaths of dozens of men who used sex-enhancing drugs amid concerns that cases previously dismissed as drug overdoses may be additional victims of serial killer Stephen Port.<p>Port, 41, was found guilty of murdering four gay men and drugging and sexually …

Hundreds gather in Hamelin to attend vigil for attack victim who is in coma after being tied to a car and dragged for 250 metres<p>Outrage over an attack on a woman who was dragged through the streets of a north German town behind a car with a rope tied around her neck has prompted hundreds of people …

Middle Ages

Study suggests time change could reduce number of koalas hit by cars in Queensland by 8% on weekdays and 11% on weekends<p>Introducing daylight saving could help stabilise the dwindling koala population in south-east Queensland, new research shows.<p>University of Queensland researchers have tracked the …

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Search for missing relatives in Mexican city marks 2 years

IGUALA, Mexico (AP) — In the two years since dozens of families in the southern Mexico state of Guerrero banded together to search for relatives who …

The Ethics of Hunting Down ‘Patient Zero’

The alleged “Patient Zero” of the American AIDS epidemic — a French Canadian flight attendant named Gaétan Dugas, who died of AIDS in 1984 — was exonerated last week.<p>Genetic sequencing of blood samples stored since the 1970s showed that the strain infecting him had circulated among gay men in New …

Mom Explains Why She Killed Her 2 Kids: ‘I Gave Them a Choice’ to Live or Die

An Indiana mother said she gave her two young children a “choice” to live or die before she smothered them to death with her hands.<p>Amber Pasztor, who …

Mars Astronauts Face Memory Loss, Anxiety And Long Term Brain Damage

While the billionaires are occupied with whether we can get to Mars, others are investigating whether we should. And the latest study doesn’t look good.<p>Charles Limoli, professor of radiation oncology at the University of California, Irvine and his colleagues believe that any trip to Mars under …

When Having It All Includes an Anxiety Disorder

Photo: Mercedes Mueller And the caption reads: “new husband, new job, new hair, new memories to be made at the best party ever.”<p>All true. I was crazy …

The fascinating and terrible things that would happen to you if you tried to fly on Jupiter — and other planets

Well, you couldn't do it with just one person — or even with just one plane. Along the way, the harsh environments would destroy both you and your aircraft in a number of horrible ways.<p>But how exactly would it happen?<p>Randall Munroe, founder of the popular webcomic xkcd, explores the different ways …

A Bolt of Lightning Has Killed 323 Reindeer in Norway

A single lightning strike is believed to have killed more than 300 reindeer in Norway.<p>A total of 323 reindeer were found dead in the southern part of …

How to Eat Well When You're Young and Broke

It doesn't have to be all dollar menus and junk food.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and</b> <b>Android</b><p>Eating well is a struggle for everyone, and when you're on a budget, it's damn near impossible. Walk into the grocery store with dreams of stocking your fridge with organic, free-range, and locally sourced foods, …

Steven Hill, Who Starred on ‘Law & Order’ and ‘Mission: Impossible,’ Dies at 94

Steven Hill, who originated imposing lead roles on two notable television series, “Mission: Impossible” in the 1960s and “Law & Order” in the 1990s, died on Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 94.<p>His daughter Sarah Gobioff confirmed his death. He lived in Monsey, N.Y., a hamlet in Rockland County.<p>Mr. Hill …

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5 Smart Reasons to Consider a Gap Year Before College

Plus 3 things to worry about.<p>The announcement last May that first daughter Malia Obama would take a gap year before starting college at Harvard in …

5 Incredible Fashion Illustrators You'll Want to Follow on Instagram

With the rise of technology and all things digital, it’s hard to imagine doing anything by hand. That's why fashion illustrators who create with …