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5 cases to watch as Supreme Court term begins

Judges may take up cases on abortion and immigration.<p>After a year in which liberals scored impressive, high-profile Supreme Court victories, conservatives could be in line for wins on some of this term's most contentious issues, as the justices consider cases that could gut public sector labor …

Oregon gunman was kicked out of Army, studied mass shooters

The 26-year-old gunman who opened fire on fellow students in his community college English class, killing nine people, was an Army boot camp dropout who studied mass shooters before becoming one himself.<p>A day after the rampage in this Oregon timber town, authorities said Christopher Sean …

The best (and worst) ways to spot a liar

Forget body language or eye movements. There are much better ways to identify the deceitful.<p><i>This story is part of BBC Future’s “Best of 2015” list, our greatest hits of the year. Browse the full list.</i><p>-<p>Thomas Ormerod’s team of security officers faced a seemingly impossible task. At airports across …

Body Language

Frank Gore Says Andrew Luck Is a 'Football God'

Indianapolis Colts quarterback Andrew Luck is one of the best players in the entire NFL, but one of his teammates apparently thinks the signal-caller has otherworldly talent.<p>Running back Frank Gore appeared on <i>The Jim Rome Show</i> Wednesday and had high praise for Luck:<p>He runs meetings like a coach. …

Derrick Rose Sued, Accused of Raping Ex-Girlfriend

Chicago Bulls point guard Derrick Rose "is being sued by a woman who claims the NBA superstar and two of his friends [Randall Hampton and Ryan Allen] drugged and gang-raped her," according to TMZ on Aug. 26. (<b>Warning: report contains graphic sexual content.</b>)<p>The lawsuit was filed in the Los Angeles …

Friends, family mourn WDBJ's Alison Parker and Adam Ward

<b>(CNN) —</b> Reporter Alison Parker was 24. A "rock star" reporter who loved Mexican food, whitewater kayaking and dark television characters such as "Breaking Bad's" Walter White.<p>"The most radiant woman I ever met," in the words of a colleague.<p>Photographer Adam Ward was 27. Engaged to be married. …

Chamber of Commerce

This Gay Man Survived Torture In One Of Africa's Most Horrific Dictatorships

Even after fleeing the Gambia with life-threatening wounds from his time in prison, Alieu Sarr still isn't safe.<p>After more than six months in prison, several rounds of torture, and two hospitalizations for his injuries, Alieu Sarr fled his country by boat under cover of night late last month.<p>Sarr …

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

Fogle to plead guilty to sex acts with minors, child porn

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Longtime Subway pitchman Jared Fogle agreed Wednesday to plead guilty to allegations that he paid for sex acts with minors and …

Crime

How States Rank on High-School Graduation Rates

Nationwide, the percentage of students getting their diplomas is at an all-time high. But while some states have made incredible strides, others have struggled to keep up.<p>More students are graduating from high school than ever before, and that number could rise again with this year’s seniors.<p>The …

High School

Three more women accuse Bill Cosby of sexually assaulting them

<b>(AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>One claimed Cosby said she had been “blessed with his semen, as if it were holy water”<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>August 13, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Less than three months after two more women stepped forward, and less than three weeks after New York magazine featured 35 of his victims on its cover …

Bill Cosby

Will Smith's 10 Unofficial Keys to Success

Some of these awesome words of wisdom were said by Will in some of the epic movie work he’s done, while others have been taken from interviews and …

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Kelly Osbourne’s Donald Trump fail: Fighting his racism with her own harmful stereotypes

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young/Lucas Jackson)</b><p>Her appearance on “The View” didn’t go over as she planned<p>Scott Timberg<p>August 4, 2015 9:31pm (UTC)<p>Well, the Donald Trump Award for insensitive statements about race just went to … someone assailing Donald Trump. Or specifically, to Kelly Osbourne, the daughter of …

Donald Trump

Three Ontario sisters say they were stopped by police for biking topless

Three sisters in Ontario are demanding an apology from a police officer who they said stopped the women as they were riding their bicycles topless and told them to cover up.<p>Alysha Brilla, a Juno-nominated musician and women's rights advocate, said the incident happened last Friday when she and her …

10 Bizarre Objects You Didn't Know Were In Our Solar System

With 4,826 confirmed planets and Kepler candidates and the discovery of a gas giant with a colossal system of 160 rings, it may seem like we know …

Astronomy

Yahoo!

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Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

The Nine Rules Every Wile E. Coyote And Road Runner Cartoon Followed

Wile E. Coyote’s pursuit of the Road Runner always seemed like delightful chaos. But there’s actually something of a grand unified theory for the legendary cartoons, and it lies within the 1999 autobiography of former Looney Tunes animation director and industry legend Chuck Jones, <i>Chuck Amuck: The</i> …

Noise vs. Nature: How We're Upsetting America's Soundscapes

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Shhh! Our noise is taking the luster off America's natural wonders, and it's affecting the wildlife as well. That's according to researchers at the National Park Service and elsewhere who study natural soundscapes to gauge how they're affected by human activity.<p>"Both noise and …

National Parks