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Fiancée of Philando Castile Speaks at Dallas Church: 'These Things Are Done to Us'

Lavish "Diamond" Reynolds was called into a Sunday morning service at The Potter's House, a Dallas megachurch, to talk about the death of her fiancé Philando Castile.<p>Reynolds says that as soon as she heard the officer, "it instantly clicked to me that this was something bigger than myself and Phil."<p>…

Law Enforcement

All the Drugs You Can Expect to Find at Music Festivals This Summer

We talked to dope fiends and goofball addicts to get the scoop on what trill drugs kids are huffing these days.<p>Summertime is here and, with it, an endless parade of outdoor music festivals. For some, music festivals are a place to see as many great artists as they can, taking advantage of superstar …

Festivals

Ex-Clinton staffer began cooperating with FBI, DOJ last year over email server

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Bryan Pagliano, the former State Department staffer who helped set up Hillary Clinton's private email server, began his cooperation with the FBI and the Justice Department under an immunity deal late last year after initially rebuffing investigators, according to a U.S. law …

U.S. Dept. of State

16 Must-See Netflix Movies That Expire in December

A stellar bunch of films to catch before they're deleted.<p>In just three days, as is the case on the first of every month, Netflix will purge many titles from its streaming catalogue. This month will be particularly painful, as it involves the removal of many world-class titles, ranging from Academy …

Entertainment

NBA Scout Breaks Down Kentucky Prospects

With Kentucky holding its second annual NBA Combine Sunday and Monday, all 30 NBA teams are on hand to watch the 2015-16 version of the Wildcats. A …

The U.S. Isn't Australia: Gun Control Won't Happen Here

Another week, another massacre. In fact, mass shootings occur on a daily basis in the US.<p>The death death toll in Oregon's campus shooting is apparently 10, though some news sources reported it as high as 15 in the confusing hours after the attack.<p>Twitter, Facebook, political blogs, editorial pages, …

Katherine Caskie Walker & Kevin Thomas Kirk - Wedding Website - Wedding on Jul 11, 2015

Kevin and Caskie met 4 and 1/2 years ago at her house in Asheboro, North Carolina through a mutual friend. After that first evening it was safe to …

Man Replaces Pet Store Signs With What We're All Really Thinking

If more ads were brutally honest like these, we'd all be better for it.<p>The awesome Internet guy behind Pleated Jeans, Jeff Wysaski -- and one of HuffPost's Funniest Tumblr Bloggers -- plays one of our new favorite games: He replaces normal products and signage with items that only folks like us who …

Welcome to the Red State HIV Epidemic

Republican governors face tough decisions as the disease spreads in middle America.<p>It wasn’t supposed to happen here. Not in Austin, a one-doctor-and-an-ice-cream-shop town of 4,200 in southeastern Indiana, nestled off Interstate 65 on the road from Indianapolis to Louisville, where dusty …

Public Health

Inside America's Juvenile-Detention System

C.T., age 15: "I got kicked out of school for partying and truancy. I use meth. They have had me here for 2 weeks. I thi<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Richard Ross<p>1 of …

Sex, sea air and stupidity: 5 things we learned about Jane Austen

Here are the key things we learned about the novelist from Professor John Mullan's insightful talk at the Hay Festival<p>It's 200 years since Jane Austen's Emma was first published. As he marked the bicentennial in a talk at the <b>Hay Festival</b>, John Mullan - professor at University College London and …

Two Reporters Hospitalized After Eating Super Spicy Burger

Two British journalists recently tried a burger spicier than pepper spray — and they suffered the consequences.<p>Arron Hendy and Ruari Barratt work for The Argus in Brighton, and taste tested the XXX Burger from Burger Off in Hove, England. The burger sent both journalists to the hospital with …

1st Person To Purchase Legal Recreational Weed In Spokane Says He Was Fired For It (UPDATE)

<i>See update below.</i><p>Talk about a buzzkill.<p>Mike Boyer was the first to buy legal recreational marijuana in Spokane, Washington, but he says he lost his job over news coverage of his purchase, KXLY reports. His employer, however, says he has not been fired.<p>Boyer, clad in a tie-dye T-shirt, garnered lots …

5 things to know about the 1964 Civil Rights Act

WASHINGTON (AP) — On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one of the most significant civil rights …

Black Keys Return to Club Roots for Exclusive Nashville Show

The band with the Number One album in the country celebrates 'Turn Blue' at the tiny Mercy Lounge<p>With their eighth LP, <i>Turn Blue</i>, debuting at the top …

Music

Sharpton vs. the Teleprompter, part two (the machine wins again)

Three weeks ago, the Washington Free Beacon posted a video supercut featuring Al Sharpton’s many struggles with the English language during his live TV show on MSNBC.<p>Image: YouTube<p>The 1:18 video went viral and was also featured on Conservative media outlets around the country.<p>David Rutz and his …

Scouts earn badges for disability tests and geocaching

New Scout badges introduced for tasks ranging from ability to assess disability access at public buildings, to sending emails and posting photographs on the internet appropriately<p>For generations they were awarded in recognition of the ability to build a campfire, erect a tent and read a map.<p>Now, a …

Anti-Rob Ford Ad Campaign Touts Mayoral 'Candidates' Who Promise Not To Smoke Crack

Ads have been popping up around Toronto highlighting fake mayoral candidates who say they wouldn't be nearly as bad as the city's notorious crack-smoking mayor, Rob Ford.<p>The joke campaign was created by non-profit organization No Ford Nation, which is trying to unseat Ford in the upcoming mayoral …

Ponds: The place of last resort for unusable coal ash

EDEN, N.C. — Utilities that use coal-fired power plants have stored liquid ash in ponds for decades.<p>Duke Energy still uses 13 ponds in North Carolina …

82,000 Tons Of Coal Ash Spill From Plant Into North Carolina River

About 82,000 tons of coal ash mixed with 27 million gallons of contaminated water — enough to fill more than 40 Olympic swimming pools — has leaked from a North Carolina power plant and is threatening water supplies across state lines.<p>Duke Energy, the U.S.'s largest electricity provider, which runs …

North Carolina

Associated Press News

Republican Gay Rights Activist Says He's Leaving The 'Brain-Dead' GOP

In a post on his blog Monday, Jimmy LaSalvia writes that he now feels a "huge sense of freedom.":<p>"Today, I joined the ranks of unaffiliated voters. I am every bit as conservative as I've always been, but I just can't bring myself to carry the Republican label any longer. You see, I just don't agree …

America's Libertarian Moment

A longtime libertarian policy wonk talks about whether the philosophy can save the GOP -- and why he still doesn't think Rand Paul can win the presidency.<p>Libertarianism is on the march. From the rapid rise to prominence of first-term Senator Rand Paul to the state-level movements to legalize gay …

The 22 Maps That Define America

Everything from the teams Americans root for, to the companies they work for, to the dangers they contend with, make America unique.<p>Here, we look at 22 maps that show us the similarities and differences between Americans.<p>It's a big country and every state is unique.<p>Let's break down some of the most …