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Trump in final stretch pursues new opportunities to reach 270 electoral votes

With hours until Election Day, the wildest U.S. presidential race in memory has grown more competitive in most of the battleground states, although Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton continues to hold a broader path to victory than Republican Donald Trump.<p>The political map suggests that Clinton can …

Government

At Xi’an Famous Foods, a Father and Son Connect Over Spicy Lamb Noodles

For Wang, the spicy cumin lamb noodles are more than just a top-seller fueling his company's rise to fame. "It's so nostalgic," he says, recalling his childhood growing up in the midwest. "It was so hard to get those spices. We couldn't get lamb, so we'd make it with beef when we could. To me, <b>the</b> …

U.S.-Russia's Icy Relations Are 'Not Our Fault,' Putin Says

VLADIVOSTOK, Russia — Moscow is not to blame for its frosty relations with the United States and other Western nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin said Saturday.<p>“Our relations are, regretfully, in a pretty frozen state, and I think it's not our fault,” Putin said when asked how he envisions …

Tense exchanges in China between US, Chinese officials mark Obama’s arrival at G20 summit

The G20 summit got off to a contentious start Saturday with Chinese officials reportedly confronting National Security Advisor Susan Rice and other U.S. officials in at least three incidents, as President Obama arrived in China for the two-day international economic talks.<p>Within minutes of Obama …

10 ~*SeXy*~ Things You NEED to Know About Men's Gymnastics Uniforms

You won't believe what they've got under those tight little onesies.<p>The U.S. men's gymnastics team may not have won a team medal at this year's Olympics, but if there were an award for looking hot as hell, they definitely would have been at the top of the podium. The top and the bottom. Gold, …

'Lock Up All The Black Hoodies': DOJ Report Details Abuses By Baltimore Police

In a damning report released Wednesday, the Department of Justice details the ways in which the Baltimore Police Department has violated the rights of the people its officers are sworn to protect.<p>The problems detailed in the 163-page report are broad and deep. But they're specific, too: a "pattern …

H&M's Ashley Graham-Fronted Studio Line Is ALMOST Perfection

There's a lot to love here, but one small problem.<p>By now, Ashley Graham is practically a household name. If you don’t know her as Sports Illustrated’s first ever plus-size Swimsuit Issue cover model, you might know her from one of her many collaborations, or for her newest role as a judge on the …

Margot Robbie Knows Why Jared Leto's Joker Was Cut From Suicide Squad

Makes sense.<p>Here's a quick recap of what's happened since <i>Suicide Squad</i> came out five days ago: Method actor Jared Leto gives out gifts to help (?) his method acting. <i>Suicide Squad</i> gets bad reviews. Fans are pissed at the bad reviews and that Method Actor Jared Leto is hardly in the film. Method …

Rugrats Creator Explains What Actually Happened to Chuckie's Mom

Tommy Pickles, Chuckie Finster and the rest of the <i>Rugrats</i> gang were some of the most beloved Nicktoon characters of all time, but within the group of …

Parenting

Egyptian Women's Volleyball Team Competed in Hijab For Their First Olympic Game

Egypt made their first Olympic appearance in women’s beach volleyball on Sunday since the sport was added to the games in 1996 and the athletes of …

Volleyball

This Joker And Harley ‘Laughing Man’ Fan Film Is Much Darker Than ‘Suicide Squad’

There’s a version of <i>Suicide Squad</i> out there — probably in Jared Leto’s “twisted” mind — that’s much darker than the final PG-13 product. Not that Warner Bros. wants to see it; they’re plenty happy with the record-breaking $135.1 million David Ayer’s film made in its first weekend of release. Plus, …

Fan Films

3 Human Chimeras That Already Exist

The news that researchers want to create human-animal chimeras has generated controversy recently, and may conjure up ideas about Frankenstein-ish …

Genetics

NBCUniversal Steals Harry Potter From Disney and Makes Friends With Snapchat

NBC Universal isn’t happy just dominating Olympic coverage thanks to its $1.2 billion deal for the rights to the Games. Now the news and …

'Clock Boy' Ahmed Mohamed Sues Texas School District Nearly a Year After His Arrest

The family of Ahmed Mohamed, the 14-year-old arrested last September after bringing a homemade clock to school, filed a federal lawsuit against …

Civil Rights

Associated Press News

Kim Kardashian Reveals Her Biggest Fear—And It Has To Do With Beyoncé

Naturally.<p>Kim Kardashian West may be fearless when it comes to many things—nude selfies, breaking the internet and bombshell-revealing Snapchats, to name a few—but there is one thing that she can't handle: dancing.<p>On last night's episode of <i>Keeping Up With the Kardashians</i>, the reality star revealed …

What Is Cupping and Why Is it Leaving Some Olympians With Spots?

Why are some Olympic athletes sporting large purple spots?<p>The circles appearing on the arms, legs and backs of U.S. athletes like Michael Phelps, Natalie Coughlin and Alex Naddour result from a practice called cupping.<p>If you haven't heard of it, that's not because the practice is new — it's …

Suicide Squad comic creator: Critics ‘came prepared to hate’ the movie

When the review embargo on <i>Suicide Squad</i> lifted last week, the latest big-screen DC Comics adaptation was met with mediocre — if not downright …