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Want to Improve Your Communication Skills? Stop Saying These 25 Words.

Stop saying these words in the office. You'll improve your communication skills and your coworkers will thank you.<p>For thousands of years, our most powerful tools to change the world and our surroundings have been our words. That’s still true today.<p>From the lines you hear on TV, the commentary you …

Entrepreneurship

Aggressive virus subtype behind HIV explosion in the Philippines?

A more aggressive and possibly drug-resistant HIV subtype may be behind skyrocketing HIV infection rates in the Philippines. Epidemiologist Edsel …

Public Health

Suspect identified in fatal Pennsylvania shooting of US marshal, authorities say

Officials announced the identity of the man believed to have fatally shot a U.S. marshal and wounded a York City police officer early Thursday in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.<p>The U.S. attorney's office said Kevin Sturgis, 31, of Philadelphia, shot at law enforcement who arrived at the house to arrest a …

Crime

Senate adjourns without deal to end government shutdown; vote postponed until noon Monday

By Robert Costa ,<p>Robert Costa<p>National political reporter covering the White House, Congress and campaigns<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Erica Werner ,<p>Erica Werner<p>Congressional reporter focusing on economic policy<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Mike DeBonis and<p>Mike DeBonis<p>Congressional reporter covering the House of …

Donald Trump

Danish inventor Peter Madsen charged with Kim Wall murder

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Danish inventor, Peter Madsen, has been charged with murdering the Swedish journalist Kim Wall on his submarine, prosecutors announced Tuesday.<p>Madsen has been charged with premeditated murder in addition to dismemberment and "sexual relations other than intercourse of a particularly …

Crime

'I Really Wish I'd Listened.' Matt Damon Apologizes for Comments on Sexual Assault

After drawing criticism for his comments on sexual assault in December, actor Matt Damon weighed in again on the #MeToo and #TimesUp movements that …

The Story Behind How This Couple Met Is Straight Out of a Romantic Comedy

On the first day of statistics class, Kelsey walked in and realized she was the only girl in a class full of computer science majors. She was worried she was in the wrong class, especially as an anthropology grad student. With an armful of books, she stumbled through the narrow row of desks and …

Christmas Eve

Why It's Illegal to Take Photos of the Eiffel Tower at Night

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>So you’re in Paris, and of course you want to go check out the spectacular light show put on each …

Blood transfusions from women who have been pregnant may be lethal to men, study suggests

Male hospital patients receiving blood are more likely to die if they receive transfusions from a woman donor who has been pregnant, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers believe that antibodies acquired by women during pregnancy to protect the baby may trigger reactions in men which could prove …

Peshmerga: Baghdad to pay heavy price for declaring war

Kurdish forces call Iraqi forces' campaign in Kirkuk 'a declaration of war', as PM Abadi tells them to cooperate.<p>The Kurdish Peshmerga command has said the Iraqi government will pay a "heavy price" for its military campaign in Kirkuk, which it described as "a declaration of war against the nation …

Peshmerga

Girlfriend of Las Vegas gunman says she had no idea he was planning attack

By Mark Berman and<p>Mark Berman<p>National news reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>National security reporter covering the Justice Department<p>Email Bio Follow<p>The girlfriend of Stephen Paddock, the gunman who opened fire on a country music festival in Las Vegas earlier this week, said …