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"I Felt Set Up": Why More Women Seeking Abortions Are Ending Up at Anti-Abortion Pregnancy Centers

"Medical" pregnancy centers are starting to look more like abortion clinics, and some women feel misled.<p>After she felt nauseated frying eggs for her kids, a 26-year-old named Alison took a pregnancy test. Then she drove straight to Pregnancy Decision Health Center, located in a strip mall near her …

7 Amazing Places to Ring in New Year on the Beach

Eating, drinking and dancing. These are the three activities that define New Year's Eve across the globe. But some people do them wearing winter jackets, while others get to feel the sand between their toes as the fireworks go off. Do you want to be one of the latter? Then spend December 31 at one …

This cat beyond photobombed its family's portrait

I think there’s some sort of conspiracy going on amongst our pets. Because guys, cats and dogs have been rocking the photobombing game lately. HARD. …

Hunters shoot two elk - then realise they were firing through fence into zoo

A group of hunters in Norway have shot dead two elk - before realising seconds later they were firing through a fence into the animal's enclosure in …

She Kills People From 7,850 Miles Away

Her name is ‘Sparkle.’ She operates a drone. She is sick of whiny boys. And she is perfectly OK with dealing out death.<p>Anne crawled out of bed in her …

Day 1 of World Solar Challenge: Pictures

Typhoon Koppu Strikes Philippines: Pictures

Lamar Odom's Dad Joe Can't Stop Smiling After Visiting Hospital as His Son Begins Breathing on His Own

As things continue to look up for hospitalized Lamar Odom, it’s clear his improving condition has lifted the spirits of his loved ones – including …

The Republican click-bait primary

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans have been saying some rather remarkable things on the campaign trail.<p>While the Democrats were debating in Las Vegas, Mike Huckabee received attention for his eye-catching tweets. "I trust @BernieSanders with my tax dollars like I trust a North Korean chef with my labrador!" In …

Jeb Bush

Why What You Learned in Preschool Is Crucial at Work

For all the jobs that machines can now do — whether performing surgery, driving cars or serving food — they still lack one distinctly human trait. They have no social skills.<p>Yet skills like cooperation, empathy and flexibility have become increasingly vital in modern-day work. Occupations that …

Real-Time Video Software Puts Someone Else's Facial Expressions On Your Face

Yes, it is extremely creepy<p>Researchers from the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, the Max Planck Institute for Informatics, and Stanford University have developed a new method for "real-time facial reenactment." This means that you can have one person making faces or mouthing words, and those …

Why Humanity's Survival May Depend on Colonizing Mars

After decades of space exploration and countless movies on the subject, why exactly does Mars continue to inspire such high levels of cultural and scientific fascination?<p>Both the red planet and NASA are coasting on a wave of newfound popularity, taking center stage in big-budget Hollywood …

Asteroids

Facebook will warn you if you're subject to government 'attacks'

Imagine logging into Facebook to find a message telling you that your profile may have been targeted in a suspected state-sponsored attack. It's now a possibility, after the social network announced that it'll display a new notification if someone who is suspected of "working on behalf of a …

Fugitive drug lord 'El Chapo' injured while evading Mexican authorities

<b>(CNN) —</b> Fugitive drug kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman suffered injuries while trying to escape as authorities closed in on him, Mexican officials said.<p>Guzman broke out of prison through an underground tunnel in July, and has been on the run since then.<p>In a statement Friday, officials said …

Russian Airstrikes Bring 'Massive Destruction,' Syrians Say

Russian airstrikes are doing little to help ordinary Syrians, residents of the war-torn country's northwest told NBC News.<p>Locals say they have grown used to seeing “a swarm” of up to six planes carrying out as many as 10 strikes per day in western Idlib province since Moscow started bombing earlier …

Middle East

Skinny the cat sheds the pounds

Famous 41-pound cat loses more than half its body weight<p>A former 41-pound cat nicknamed Skinny has lost more than half of his weight to become the darling of a Dallas veterinary clinic.<p>Dr Brittney Barton says the orange tabby she adopted in 2013 has slimmed to 19 pounds with exercise and a special …

Mysterious big cat eludes capture and easy explanation in Milwaukee

David Schneider spent Monday morning trudging through a wooded ravine, armed with nothing more than his curiosity as he searched for a wily fugitive that has evaded a massive police dragnet.<p>The subject of this pursuit is a big cat — maybe a cougar, maybe an African lion — that has been spotted …

South Dakota

These Young Killers Are Getting Out Of Prison, But Advocates Call Their Lockup “A Failure Of Justice”

In 1999, Curtis and Catherine Jones became the youngest people in the U.S. to be charged as adults with murder. Set for release this week, advocates for the pair say their prison term was unjust.<p>On the night of Jan. 6, 1999, Sonya Speights sat down to do a jigsaw puzzle. As the 29-year-old …

Here's what your college degree says about your drinking habits

Your college degree says more about your drinking habits than you think.<p>People who have graduated from college and make at least $75,000 a year not only drink more than those who haven't, but also prefer wine, a new Gallup poll finds. While eight in 10 adults in these socioeconomic status groups …

A Zen Master Explains Death and the Life-Force to a Child and Outlines the Three Essential Principles of Zen Mind

“Zen practice … requires great faith, great courage, and great questioning.”<p>If death is so enormous a mystery that we remain unable to wrap our grownup minds around it, despite comfort from our great poets and consolation from our great philosophers, how are tiny humans to make sense of it all? …

The G-7 Summit in Pictures

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Passport Case Will Be a Landmark

Remember the days of the George W. Bush administration, when conservatives liked executive power and liberals criticized it? Those days are gone. On …

George Washington

(The Very Old Debate of) Image Manipulation

<i>Ignacio Palacios is best known internationally for his travel and landscape work. He has been continuously traveling around the world since 1998 but</i> …

How to Shoot Vintage Photos on a Budget

Shooting period pieces that look and feel like they’re really from another era can take a bit of work; you need to find the right old-timey …

Four legs good: a history of photographing animals – in pictures

Lolcats might be a very modern fixation, but humans have been photographing animals ever since we invented the camera. From Eadweard Muybridge’s galloping horses to the wild dogs of present-day South Africa, the animal world offers an endless source of fascination

Rare, eerie photos of the Civil War

The Civil War through the lenses of Mathew Brady and Alexander Gardner

War

Dome Light

Google has a team of 100 people working on a project so secretive most of them can reveal only their first names

Advertising fraud is a serious problem. The Internet Advertising Bureau predicts ad fraud could cost brands as much as £6.5 billion ($10.1 billion) in wasted spending each year.<p>For Google — the world's biggest seller of online advertising — that's a huge problem. Google requires trust that ads …