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Read Hillary Clinton's Historic Speech at the Democratic Convention

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president with “humility, determination and boundless confidence in America’s promise” in a …

5 takeaways from Clinton’s biggest speech yet

She exits the convention on a high with a good speech and strong support. Now the hard part begins.<p>PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton wants you to vote for her.<p>Or, go ahead, vote against Donald Trump.<p>She’s not picky.<p>Wearing white to differentiate herself from her black-hat opponent, indifferent to the …

How Hillary Clinton defined her historic moment

<b>Philadelphia (CNN) —</b> As Hillary Clinton playfully batted away an avalanche of balloons Thursday night, she appeared proud, happy and reconciled to her historic moment.<p>She had accepted the Democratic nomination with "humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise," taking her …

The ‘Warcraft’ Movie Is Taking a Great Sci-Fi Director Down With It

Warcraft is one of the better movies based on a video game, but that’s not saying much.<p>I really hope that director Duncan Jones survives the release of his latest movie, <i>Warcraft</i>.<p>The fantasy epic based on Blizzard's video games is currently the subject of a dunking contest between movie critics.<p>The …

How to feed a happy, healthy gut

If you ever feel like it’s you against the world, consider how your gut microbiota feels. Your genes and your environment interact constantly, and your gut is the largest meeting point. On security duty is your microbiota, the collection of about 100 trillion bacteria and other microbes that live …

Wellness

My Impossible, Depressing Quest to Find the Right Depression Meds

One woman's not-uncommon journey through the land of On And Off And On Again.<p>I took my first psychiatric medication when I was 19 years old. I'd been diagnosed with depression and an eating disorder, and was handed a whole slew of drugs to try. It was like whack-a-mole with my brain chemistry.<p>To …

New research has raised hope for using mindfulness in treating mental ill-health. We asked readers about their experiences and had a mixed response<p>Many people, in an attempt to de-stress, have tried some form of mindfulness – the practice of sitting still and focusing on your breathing and …

Mental Health

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

Hulu to compete with Sling TV via new cable TV-like service

Sling TV may have some new competition. According to a Sunday night report from The WSJ, Hulu is nearing agreements to license channels from its co-owners Walt Disney Co. and 21st Century Fox, in order to flesh out a new, cable-TV like service. Hulu is aiming to launch this service in Q1 2017, the …

Yes, The Calorie Is Broken. Here's Why.

Calories consumed minus calories burned: it’s the simple formula for weight loss or gain. Except it often doesn’t work.<p>“For me, a calorie is a unit of measurement that’s a real pain in the rear.”<p>Bo Nash is 38. He lives in Arlington, Texas, where he’s a technology director for a textbook publisher. …

"Even After All This Time" We Will "Always" Love You

Dear Wizards and Muggles,<p>Today has been insipidly sad. I received a text message that read:<p>"Alan Rickman is no more."<p>And I responded:<p>"Whaaaa"<p>It was from one of my close friends, half way across the world, in India. I knew I was going through stage one of grief -- i.e. denial.<p>As my buddy is a young …

Vow to Write Better, Not Faster in 2016, Despite Our Binge-Loving Culture

Recently, I was skimming the front pages of the New York Times book review when I caught this item: Jonathan Safran Foer's new novel, "Here I Am," is coming out next fall. I'm looking forward to reading it--I admired his earlier novels, "Everything is Illuminated" and "Extremely Loud and Incredibly …

Watch Celine Dion Cover Adele's 'Hello' and Make Us Cry All Over Again

Celine Dion finished off 2015 by going where many artists have gone this year by covering “Hello” — one of EW’s favorite songs of the year— to a New …

America's Most Beloved Regional Dishes Have Dark and Fascinating Histories

A new book teaches us why every state has its own weird version of pie, what it’s like to have Chicago-style deep-dish pizza remind you of your first kiss in a slaughterhouse, and why rat stew is probably a lot tastier than you’d think.<p>When you think of "American food," what do you envision? A long …

SQUARE ENIX

Happy New Year!<p>We will finally release FFXV this year, in 2016! In development, previous phases required wisdom and strength. However, moving forward …

The first 14 apps you should download on your new Android phone

1/<p>Yahoo Weather is a gorgeous weather app.<p>Google Play Store<p>Yahoo Weather is one of the best weather apps for Android.<p>It shows you the weather …

The best apps for your new Android phone

Congrats on your new Android phone! If you're new to the platform, you'll be happy to know that apps are prolific and — most importantly — getting to be really high quality. Whether it's a Samsung or a Nexus, these apps and utilities will help you get the most out of your new phone. Some may even …

Loving Someone With a Mental Illness

On a recent visit home, we walked into the neighborhood liquor store, I notice he's beaming with pride, eager to blurt out to the clerk, "This is my sister I was telling you about she's a newscaster from LA. She's my better half." My brother knows that simple introduction just bought him more store …

Ayahuasca: a Possible Cure for Alcoholism and Depression

Brazil is at the forefront of research into ayahuasca as a therapeutic drug.<p>Jorge* is around 60 years old, works a white collar job, has gray hair, married children, and grown grandchildren. People who work with him would never imagine that he participates in religious rituals using a mind altering …

How I Took Back Control of My Happiness and My Life

In the last two years, I have been through many up moments, down moments, and moments in between. And the only time I look back is to see how far I've come. Having more faith than fear, choosing to be grateful, and taking responsibility for my own happiness were key to giving me the strength to …

The stigma is such that, while it makes me a great teacher, I can’t disclose my condition. But it’s getting harder to hide and I’m worried I’ll have to quit<p>You know me, you’ve seen me at parents’ evenings. I’m the teacher at the next desk – the popular one, the one you all want to teach your …

Mental Health

TaskRabbit: How an app can relieve you of all your chores

If you need an errand run or some DIY sorted, TaskRabbit can find someone local to do it instantly. But what could its rise mean for the jobs market?<p>It was a snowy night in Boston, in early 2008, and Leah Busque was out of dog food. She couldn’t go to buy some at that hour – she would be late for …

Computer Science

“I did so many bad things with my genitals”: Blink-182’s Travis Barker opens up on sex, drugs, plane crashes and Christianity

A pill addiction. A horrific plane crash. The nickname “Dumpster Dick.” The rock star tells Salon what has changed<p>Travis Barker is probably the most famous — or at least, the most recognizable — drummer on the planet. He joined Blink-182 in 1998, and as the band found mainstream success with its …

What's the Most Shocking Thing About Tell-All 'Mommie Dearest Diary'?

One expects Shock -- with a capital 'S' -- when reading a book called <i>The Mommie Dearest Diary -- Carol Ann Tells All</i>. And actress Rutanya Alda's book, all about the nightmare of playing Joan Crawford's faithful maid opposite Faye Dunaway in the notorious 1981 camp classic, does not disappoint. All …

A game is what you would like it to be<p>So new year is coming, the time when for centuries video games journalists have traditionally knelt before their console or PC of choice and begged the Pixellated Games Fairy for just one wish. Don’t tell me you’ve never heard of the Pixellated Games Fairy.<p>Next …

Journalism

'My Husband Wants to Be Polyamorous Just When Our Marriage Started to Improve'

Reader Doesn't Feel Right says,<p>My husband and I have been together for 18 years (married 16 of them) and with the exception of the first six months of new relationship energy and notable events like our wedding and the birth of our kids, it's been pretty dysfunctional.On my end, I have lived (up …

What Happened When I Told My Boss I Was Struggling With Mental Illness

When my last boss caught me passed out at my desk due to sleep deprivation, the most prevalent symptom of my depressive-anxiety disorder, I knew it was time to have a difficult but necessary conversation.<p>It was my first full-time job out of college. I was mortified because I had long feared my …