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Queen Elizabeth meets royal baby, Princess Charlotte, for the first time

Monarch visits Kensington Palace home of Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to meet her great-granddaughter<p>The new Princess Charlotte of Cambridge has met her great-grandmother for the first time as the Queen was introduced to the fourth-in-line to the throne.<p>The 89-year-old monarch visited the …

Princess Charlotte

Mayweather v Pacquiao rematch takes major hit as Manny is forced to have shoulder surgery

Manny Pacquiao will undergo surgery on his right shoulder in Los Angeles and is expected to be out for six months<p>Manny Pacquiao could be out of the gym for six months after surgery later this week to repair <b>a "significant tear" in his right shoulder rotator cuff</b>, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Neal …

Boxing

Texas shooting: Isil claims attack as FBI comes under scrutiny for failing to stop suspect

Elton Simpson, suspected gunman in Texas shooting, had been recorded for more than 1,500 hours by the FBI, it emerges as Isil claims responsibility for attack<p><b>Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant</b>has claimed responsibility via its official radio station for <b>the attack on an anti-Muslim event in Texas</b> …

Justice

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

Shake It

Why Your Future Vaccination Might Not Be A Shot

Vaccines don't always make it into the people who need them the most. Many require a syringe and a needle to enter the bloodstream and create immunity. And that means a doctor or nurse has to do the job.<p>But with if a vaccine could be delivered by simply applying a patch?That's Mark Prausnitz's …

Public Health

Two gunmen shot dead at 'draw the prophet Muhammad' contest in Texas

Gunmen open fire on security guard outside the contest in Dallas suburb of Garland held to find the best cartoon of the prophet<p>Follow latest updates on the Garland, Texas shooting in our rolling report<p>Two gunmen have been killed and a security guard injured during what appears to be an attack on a …

Extremism

Don’t Expect the Cities to Get Better

Freddie Gray is dead and Baltimore is enraged—but don’t expect Washington to make any meaningful progress on how we handle our blighted cities.<p>So …

The best microwave mug cake recipes to make in minutes

Many of us have succumbed to the lure of the mid-afternoon microwave cake. There is something satisfyingly indulgent about piling spoonfuls of sugar and flour into a mug, then watching a steaming, sweet-smelling perfectly risen cup come out of the microwave five minutes later.<p>These recipes, from …

How to Watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight, Including Free Pay-Per-View

Here's everything you need to know about watching Saturday night's historic boxing match of Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao.<p>Only a few hundred …

Boxing
Genetic Engineering

No news is the only news as Pacquiao-Mayweather approaches

We are here on the fight scene. It's Wednesday, meaning<p>Manny Pacquiaoversus Floyd Mayweather Jr. is three days away. We are here to report the news.<p>There is none.<p>They held a newsless news conference in a huge showroom at the MGM Grand.<p>Before the newsless news conference, they held a newsless …

Baltimore, a Great Society Failure

President Barack Obama responded to the Baltimore riots with a heartfelt bout of self-righteous hectoring.<p>Supposedly, we all know what’s wrong with Baltimore and how to fix it, but don’t care enough. The president seems to believe that if only we all had the wisdom and the compassion of Barack …

Justice

Floyd Mayweather’s nerves add to drama surrounding Manny Pacquiao showdown

Few experienced observers have seen the fighter more subdued in the run-up to a fight and his affected nonchalance reveals a rare vulnerability<p>When does the fight start? How much does it cost on TV? All you need to know Kevin Mitchell: Pacquiao camp aim knockout blow in network feud Their top 10 …

Boxing

Microsoft reveals new web browser Edge

Microsoft has confirmed its new web browser, codenamed Project Spartan, will in fact be called Microsoft Edge, eventually replacing Internet Explorer<p>Microsoft's newest web browser will be called Microsoft Edge, providing a definitive name for the codenamed Project Spartan, the company has confirmed.<p>…

Secret's out: The rise and fall of the anonymous social app

Secret, the app that was practically synonymous with the anonymous-app movement, is shutting down. David Byttow, Secret's co-founder and CEO, explained in a <i>Medium</i> post yesterday that the reason for the shuttering is that the app no longer represents the vision he had when he started it in January …

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Miracle rescue of children and adults from rubble days after Nepal earthquake

An 18-year-old teenager was rescued from rubble after a building collapsed and left him trapped for five days<p>Rescue workers pulled a teenage boy from the rubble of a Kathmandu hotel on Thursday, offering a rare glimmer of <b>hope five days after a 7.8 magnitude earthquake killed</b>thousands of people in</b> …

8 Reasons Why Spending Time Alone Is Actually Really Good For You

Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

Psychology

Defence focus on 'dominant' Tamerlan in bid to save Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's life

Elder brother accused of masterminding Boston Marathon bombing as defence tries to prevent Dzhokhar from being given the death penalty<p>Gina Crawford was Katherine Russell’s best friend since elementary school. But, she told a federal courthouse, she only once met the man Russell married – by …

Justice

Why do we get sleep in our eyes?

Our eyes fill up with gunk as we sleep, but what is it? As Jason G Goldman discovers, the stuff has a more important job than it seems.<p>The first thing I do when I wake up each morning is look at the long list of notifications that have silently accumulated on my phone as I slept. The second thing I …

Skin Care

Bullying does more long-term mental health harm than abuse, study says

The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows.<p>Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely to have mental health problems as adults than were those who suffered physical, emotional or …

Mental Health

Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Raspberries

4.5 stars based on 38 votes<p>Doesn’t this cake look like it belongs in an Italian pastry shop window? The recipe was inspired by the “Obsessive Ricotta …

Dessert

Apple Pound Cake

Preheat oven to 325 degrees F. Let the eggs, milk and butter come to room temperature on the counter before beginning. (Butter goes on the counter …

Kate Middleton Could Be Induced, as Her Due Date Has Passed

Well, if you’re anything like us, you were unable to enjoy your weekend to any extent, as the thought that the royal baby might arrive when you were in a movie or out at the park with your friends—and that you thereby might be two hours late to the news—led you to just cancel all your plans (“You …

Kate Middleton

When Hospitals Move, Who Gets Left Behind?

A growing number of hospitals are relocating to wealthier towns, citing financial necessity, but many see it as a choice to abandon the residents of poorer areas.<p>BELLEVILLE, Ill.—Nearly as old as the railroad that slices through this southern Illinois city just east of the Mississippi River, St. …

Health Care

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