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Mental Clarity During Near-Death Experiences Suggests Mind Exists Apart From Brain: Study

If the mind is just a function of the brain, it stands to reason that the worse the brain is injured, the worse the mind would function. While this …

Consciousness

US election: Donald Trump may seek new law to purge government of Obama appointees

Mr Trump's transition advisers fear that Mr Obama may convert these appointees to civil servants, who have more job security than officials who have …

Donald Trump

Here's what it would take to knock muni bonds off course

US municipals rallied in the wake of Brexit. The highest-quality munis led the rally that Friday, then mid-grade and high-yield municipals more than caught up early the next week, prior to the equity market bouncing back. In fact, mid-grade and high-yield municipals eventually outperformed …

Investing

Here’s What It’s Like To Live Next To California’s Gas Blowout Catastrophe

LOS ANGELES -- Matt Pakucko was coughing.<p>“This gas, it’s an invisible tsunami,” he said, struggling to clear his throat.<p>He is a resident of the affluent Porter Ranch neighborhood's Highlands community, closest to where an enormous volume of natural gas is spewing from a broken well at the Aliso …

Fantasy Football

Table of Contents: New Americana

O say can you see? The holiday weekend has put us in a patriotic mood–join us this week as we shine a light on the best of homegrown, made-in-the-US …

Emails shed light on how Clinton and her team managed Benghazi situation

Days after the 2012 terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, that killed four Americans, a top advisor to then-Secretary of State<p>Hillary Rodham Clintonoffered regular assessments of how U.N. AmbassadorSusan Ricewas performing during a series of network interviews.<p>"She did make clear our view that this …

China

7 Hypnotic Pairings Of Songs And Animal Gifs

A cat dances to Joy Division, and other Gifs to stare at on a Sunday.