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These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

Happiness

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking

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Chargers owner Dean Spanos not interested in L.A. getting NFL team

If it was up to Chargers owner Dean Spanos, there would be no team relocating to Los Angeles.<p>The NFL reportedly believes at least one team could be …

Fantasy Football

Hong Kong's protests swell again after 'insulting' government snub

Michael Chan had never given much thought to politics until two weeks ago when he saw footage of police using tear gas on a peaceful student demonstration. Since then the 33-year-old Canadian has spent every night at one of the Occupy movement’s protest sites.<p>“I’ve been coming for nine to 15 hours …

Many Retailers Hesitant About Offering Support for Apple Pay

Though Apple is launching Apple Pay with a number of high-profile retail partners including Macy's, Disney, Whole Foods, Sephora, Walgreens, and Staples, among others, there's a long list of retailers who have decided not to offer Apple Pay in their stores.<p>Walmart and Best Buy, for example, have …

In North Korean Media, No Sign of Kim Jong-un at Key Ritual

Late Ebola patient's nephew: 'Nobody tried to help Eric'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thomas Eric Duncan is both the first person diagnosed with Ebola in the United States and the first person to die of the virus here.<p>Why?<p>Because, according to his nephew, staff at the Dallas hospital where he was treated "didn't even give him a chance."<p>"Nobody tried to help Eric," Josephus …

Flight attendants challenge FAA on electronic devices

Flight attendants battled federal aviation officials in court Friday to keep airline passengers from using electronic devices during takeoffs and landings.<p>The Assn. of Flight Attendants asked a three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit to overturn a ruling the<p>Federal …

Aviation

Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns

Scores of law enforcement agencies already use body-worn cameras, and calls for more have only grown across the U.S. after recent cases involving use of force have pitted the word of police officers against angry residents.<p>The<p>Los Angeles County Sheriff's Departmentand theLos Angeles Police …

Law Enforcement

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Pope Francis Keeps Silent on Syria Strikes

One voice has so far remained quiet since the United States and five allied Arab nations launched airstrikes in Syria against the Islamic State of …

Resilience: How to train a tougher mind

Can you learn to be mentally tougher? Emma Young investigates the science of mindfulness and other techniques promising to foster resilience in the face of extreme stress.<p>“It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s …

Mindfulness

The Biology Of Altruism: Good Deeds May Be Rooted In The Brain

Four years ago, Angela Stimpson agreed to donate a kidney to a complete stranger.<p>"The only thing I knew about my recipient was that she was a female and she lived in Bakersfield, Calif.," Stimpson says.<p>It was a true act of altruism — Stimpson risked pain and suffering to help another. So why did …