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Trump administration withdraws federal protections for transgender students

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Trump administration on Wednesday night withdrew Obama-era protections for transgender students in public schools that let them use bathrooms and facilities corresponding with their gender identity.<p>The announcement is a significant victory for opponents of the Obama …

LGBTQI

Here's everything coming to Netflix in October that you need to watch

"Ferris Bueller's Day Off," a cult '80s hit and director John Hughes' "love letter" to Chicago, will arrive on the streaming service at the start of the month.<p>Other notable additions include "Dazed and Confused," "Titanic," and quite a few new Netflix originals.<p>Here's the full list of everything …

Entertainment

How to make a gas mask like the one in the new 'Cloverfield' movie

In the new film "10 Cloverfield Lane," one of the characters constructs a gas mask using some common household products. We wanted to see if this was actually possible, so we looked up a few online tutorials and attempted to make one as well. While this isn't guaranteed to protect you from toxic …

Cloverfield

Gawker founder forced to read from sex tape excerpts

Attorneys for Hulk Hogan had another chance Tuesday to portray Gawker Media as both prurient and harmful.<p>Their target: Gawker founder Nick Denton, who took the stand in a St. Petersburg, Florida courtroom at the Hogan sex tape trial.<p>At issue is the site's 2012 post featuring portions of Hogan's sex …

Media Industry

Marine archaeologists discover rare artefacts at 1503 shipwreck site

British-led team off coast of Oman find the Esmeralda, the earliest wreck ever found from the European ‘Age of Discovery’<p>A British-led archaeological expedition has uncovered the 500-year-old wreck site of what it claims is the earliest ship ever found from Europe’s “Age of Discovery”, a Portuguese …

Archaeology

‘I’m nobody. I don’t exist’: Richard Gere cast adrift for homeless film

In his latest movie, the actor takes to the streets incognito as a down-and-out to highlight the daily struggle to survive<p>From Hollywood heart-throb to heart-breaking hobo: Richard Gere will use his celebrity capital this week to raise awareness of homelessness as he arrives in the UK to promote a …

Housing

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East
Movies
Harry Potter

Jennifer Lawrence Describes the Emotional Roller Coaster of Her Celebrity

“I was angry for a long time,” the Oscar winner says.<p>Within the last few years, <b>Jennifer Lawrence</b> has been catapulted from under-the-radar indie actress to Oscar winner, billion-dollar franchise front woman, and America’s most relatable sweetheart. In spite of the new acting hardware, eight-figure …

The Oscars

The 5Cast: Top 5 One Word Movie Quotes

Watch Tom Cruise Actually Hold His Breath For 6 Minutes

Joaquin Phoenix Jokes Flood the Internet as East Coast Preps for Hurricane

The second "Joaquin" was revealed as the name of the hurricane that may or may not hit the East Coast this weekend, you knew what the Internet had to do: It had to blame actor Joaquin Phoenix and make memes about his destructive path. <i>There was no other choice.</i><p>Perhaps the best reaction is this map …

Weather

Leonardo DiCaprio Wouldn’t Pass His Vape Pen to Miley Cyrus

There has been a brief pause in <b>Miley Cyrus</b>-related content since the verifiable deluge surrounding the MTV Video Music Awards in August (which was followed immediately by the launch of her free album). But we imagine she will more than make up for that period of (relative) quiet this weekend, as …

Miley Cyrus

The complete guide to 'The Martian'

Whether you're curious about about the film or are emerging bleary-eyed from a showing with a bunch of questions, you've come to the right place.<p>Tech Insider has seen and reviewed the movie, interviewed scientific experts, and chatted with filmmakers.<p>Below is every story we've published about "The …

Storms

Jake Gyllenhaal Has Finally Been Officially Measured

Conan O’Brien helps solve a lingering case from Mystery Show.<p>When was the moment you knew podcasts had truly arrived? Was it realizing that everyone on the subway car with you was listening to <i>Serial</i>? Was it <b>Barack Obama</b> appearing on <i>WTF With Marc Maron</i>? Or maybe overhearing a particularly heated …

Jake Gyllenhaal

Captivating Trailer For Kurt Russell's Western BONE TOMAHAWK

Watch Tom Hiddleston Re-enact a Famous Al Pacino-Robert De Niro Movie Scene . . . for De Niro

“This is so meta . . . I feel like I’ve gone into a parallel universe.”<p>Last month, we saw <b>Tom Hiddleston</b> eerily channel Hank Williams in the first trailer for the country singer’s biopic <i>I Saw the Light</i>. And on a recent episode of <i>The Graham Norton Show</i>, the charming Marvel villain and one of our …

Tom Hiddleston

Robin Williams' widow, kids settle estate fight: attorneys

Robin Williams' widow and his three children from previous marriages reached a settlement in their legal fight over the late actor's estate, attorneys for the two sides said Friday.<p>Jim Wagstaffe, who is representing Susan Williams, said his client will remain in the San Francisco Bay Area home she …

San Francisco

Daughter of actor Paul Walker files wrongful-death suit against Porsche

The teenage daughter of actor Paul Walker filed a wrongful-death suit Monday against Porsche AG, alleging defects in the car that the 40-year-old star of "The Fast and the Furious" franchise rode in when he was killed in a fiery crash nearly two years ago.<p>Meadow Walker, 16, alleges the German …

Government

Chris Hemsworth Battles Killer Whale in New 'In the Heart of the Sea' Trailer

The scariest stories are often the ones that are real. "In the Heart of the Sea" is based on the true story of the whaling ship Essex, which was destroyed by a whale in 1820, and was an inspiration for Herman Melville's classic "Moby Dick."<p>The movie, which has a new trailer, is unrelenting in …

Chris Hemsworth

Why Isis fights

Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East<p>اقرأ التقرير باللغة العربية<p>For more than a century, Dabiq was one of northern Syria’s forsaken villages, a speck on a vast …

Middle East

Maybe We Really Are Alone In the Universe

You may as well get a lot friendlier with life on Earth—every microbe and mammal, every bird and bug, and especially every human being. Because when …

Carl Sagan

Comic Steve Rannazzisi admits 9/11 lie: 'A story told by an immature young man'

Steve Rannazzisi came clean Wednesday about a big lie he'd been living: The comic did not escape from the World Trade Center on<p>Sept. 11, 2001.<p>Wow. Comedy's about timing, and this mea culpa appears to be well-timed on Rannazzisi's part: Less than a week after the 14th anniversary of the terrorist …

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

Physics

American Ultra

Not even Kristen Stewart and Jesse Eisenberg can save this stoner superspy comedy-thriller<p>The problem about reviewing this mindless mindblower is …