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At Least 14 Dead in California Shooting, Two Suspects Killed

At least 14 people were killed and two suspects were dead Wednesday after two people on a mission that authorities described as "possibly terrorism" barged into a holiday party in a California conference room and unleashed a bloodbath.<p>The shooters fled in a black SUV after the rampage at about 11 …

Arizona Cardinals find the ground game, and they are off and running

For years, the Cardinals put the air in Arizona.<p>In the 15 seasons from 2000 to 2014, they had the NFL's worst running game four times, were in the bottom five nine times, and only cracked the top half of the league once — barely — when they were ranked 15th in 2002.<p>So imagine how delighted the …

Football (U.S.)

Johnny Manziel and Girlfriend Questioned and Released by Police after Argument Turns Physical

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel and his girlfriend, Colleen Crowley, were questioned by Ohio police Monday night after witnesses reported …

Hawaii Declares State of Emergency Over Homelessness Crisis

Hawaii Gov. David Ige has declared a state of emergency to deal with the state's homelessness crisis just days after city and state officials cleared one of the nation's largest homeless encampments.<p>The move will help the state speed up the process of building a homeless shelter for families, and …

Tom Brady's dad wants Patriots to 'put 60 points on the board' vs. Colts

It's been some nine months since the Patriots smoked the Colts in the AFC Championship Game, and nine months since we all first heard the word …

Authorities: Ohio man on GPS ankle device abducted, raped girl

<b>(CNN) —</b> A 20-year-old Ohio man allegedly raped, impregnated and held a minor captive for months while wearing an electronic monitoring device in connection with a previous abduction case, according to unsealed court records.<p>Cody Lee Jackson was arrested October 8 at a Greyhound station in Salt Lake …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

How I Cut My Grocery Bill by $1,000 a Year

Finding the right balance between eating out and enjoying family meals at home.<p>If you google the term “world’s toughest question” you’ll come across …

Personal Finance

9 Desserts Better Than Apple Pie

There will always be something satisfying about putting your blood, sweat, and tears into making a beautiful apple pie with its filling oozing ever …

Apps of the month: October

Photograph: Andy Wong/AP<p>Our pick of the top 20 apps for mobiles and tablets this month. Photograph: Andy Wong/AP<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/10/6/1444147132454/A-smartphones-app-screen-005.jpg<p>460<p>Photograph: Andy Wong/AP<p>Our pick of the top 20 apps for …

Apps

Netflix Raises Prices Again -- But You May Not Pay More for a While

Your bill monthly bill may jump by $2 a month this spring, or by $1 a month next fall.<p>Netflix says its content costs are going up — and it’s going to pass some of that along to its subscribers.<p>The streaming video company is raising the price of its most popular subscription option from $9 a month …

Woodlawn - Trailer 1

A tale of love and unity in a school torn by racism and hate in the 1970s.

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

examines

Google records your voice searches — and you can hear them all

Google is incredibly accurate at understanding voice searches, which makes it super useful on mobile when you might want to find information without …

Moving Sculptures Kiss and Cross Paths Every Day to Visually Tell a Tragic Love Story

This 8-meter-tall steel sculpture by Georgian artist Tamara Kvesitadze is not only a stunning example of mechanics and design, but also a depiction of eternal love between nations. The structure symbolizes the story of Ali and Nino, two lovers from different religious backgrounds. Every night at …

How to write a prize-winning short story

Short story writing takes great skill. You have to engage your reader and get them invested in your characters – all in under 4,000 words. Here are …

Creative Writing

6 Sleep Habits Of Productive People

For starters: They don’t need alarm clocks, stick to their bedtimes, and don’t sleep with their smartphones.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>You may feel super productive by pulling all nighters, but you’re …

Sleep

How to Start a Blog in 20 Easy Steps: A Guide for New Author-Bloggers

by Anne R. Allen<br>This blog almost wasn't here today. On Tuesday, it disappeared. When I loaded the home page, I got a message saying "this page does …

3 Tools to Help Part Time Writers Work Smarter, Stay Focused and Track Progress

In a recent survey, 75% of Fiction Notes readers said they write part time.You’re trying to <b>find</b> time to write.<br>You’re <b>juggling</b> writing time with family …

Nestlé Is Illegally Bottling Water Amid California's Drought, Lawsuit Says

Three activist groups have filed a suit against the U.S. Forest Service, alleging the agency allowed Nestlé to divert water without a permit for its Arrowhead brand.<p>A lawsuit was filed Tuesday against the U.S. Forest Service, alleging the agency allowed Nestlé to pump millions of gallons of water …

Facebook Messenger: inside Zuckerberg's app for everything

Beneath a yawning seven-metre-high Frank Gehry ceiling -- its outer shell covered by a 3.5-hectare Mark Zuckerberg-devised giant rooftop park; its …

Chatbots

Layoffs at Twitter will be the first big act of Jack Dorsey's return as CEO

Jack is back and he's bringing company-wide layoffs with him.<p>Twitter is said to be planning to announce layoffs across most departments of the …

People opening themselves to attack by using adblocking apps

Apple delivered an official way to block ads in Safari with the release of iOS 9 in September, but there’s a growing trend of people attempting to block <i>every</i> ad in iOS, and doing dangerous things to get there.<p>Been, which received a large amount of press coverage, is one of these bad ideas.<p>The app …

Cal Ripken Jr. admits interest in Nats job: 'I'd answer the phone'

Cal Ripken Jr. acknowledged being interested in the Nationals' managerial opening, saying during a recent radio interview that he would "answer the …

Samsung's Galaxy devices to get Android 6.0 Marshmallow

While it is no secret that Samsung would be working hard to bring Google's newest Android version 6.0 codenamed Marshmallow to its Galaxy lineup, the …

Dwight Howard says he had two knee injuries during conference finals

Why are we just now finding out about Dwight Howard's knee injuries?<p>The Western Conference is full discounting the success the Golden State Warriors …

6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

Exercise

Twitter debuts Moments, a feature that curates the best tweets from major events

<i>What is Twitter?</i><p>This question has been bounced around by many people, including the company’s investors, who have been watching Twitter’s stock price slowly decrease (with this exception). At one point, the social messaging platform was described as a “global town square,” but that vision has …

11 Fitness Apps That Are Better Than a Personal Trainer

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Apps

99 Homes - Trailer 1

When single father Dennis is evicted from his home, he can only get it back by working for the ruthless man who evicted him. The deal that may save …