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Report finds discrimination in Ferguson

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A Justice Department civil rights investigation has concluded that the Ferguson Police Department and the city's municipal court engaged in a "pattern and practice" of discrimination against African-Americans, targeting them disproportionately for traffic stops, use of force, and …

Labeling, Defining New Relationship

OK, maybe it's not the most uncomfortable talk <i>ever</i>, but I am here to tell you, from personal experience, trying to define your relationship can be the worst—especially if you're with the wrong person. Take this nightmarish, real-life example: After months of dating, after the word "love" was …

America’s hip-hop travesty: How rap lyrics are being used in court — to police black speech

A New York Times columnist mocks the dead. Movies do the same. But when rap lyrics do it? Here’s what happens<p>Black speech has always been policed. Many Southern colonies and states outlawed literacy among slaves. Black speech during the century of Jim Crow was regulated by legal and extralegal …

North Korea's Racial Slur of President Obama Is Business as Usual

The racial taunt by North Korean official's of President Obama as a monkey was no real surprise. The regime has blasted Obama before with border line racial jabs. Obama is the most visible and inviting target for North Korea to single out for blame and vitriol after its bare bones Internet and …

Black cops fear other cops

Two dozen black officers tell Reuters they’ve been racially profiled by their white colleagues in the NYPD<p>Black New York City Police officers often think that they are being racially profiled by their white colleagues, according to a shocking new report by Reuters.<p>The wire service interviewed 25 …

How My Culture Failed Me After I Was Raped

My rapist came from the same insular Indian-American community at my university as I did. Why did that make it harder for people to believe what happened?<p>My rapist and I both ran in the same large circle of first-generation Indian kids who tangentially knew each other at UC Berkeley. Like me, Neil* …

Chinese city bans burqa in public

Legislators in the capital of China's restive far-western Xinjiang province passed a law Wednesday to prohibit residents from wearing burqas in public, state media reported Thursday, highlighting the government's continued campaign against religious extremism.<p>The new ban in Urumqi was first …

Undercover Police Officer Points Gun At California Protesters

A plainclothes police officer photographed aiming his gun at protesters in Oakland, California, on Wednesday was protecting himself and his partner from a "mob" that had encircled them, according to a California Highway Patrol official.<p>The two officers were walking among the crowd of about 50 to …

Qatar judge overturns conviction of U.S. couple in child's death

An appeals judge in Qatar on Sunday cleared American couple Matthew and Grace Huang of starving their adopted daughter to death in 2013, in a case that drew global attention to the Middle Eastern nation's justice system.<p>However, the couple were blocked from leaving Qatar on Sunday by immigration …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Makeup

How to Get Kim Kardashian's Gravity-Defying Cleavage

Make your décolleté pop.<p>Forget <i>Interstellar,</i> it's Kim Kardashian's cleavage that has us rethinking Sir Isaac Newton's law of gravity. No matter how deep the plunge of her made-to-fit couture, her ample bosom always look immaculate. We're no scientists, but felt it was our obligation to get to the …

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The planet’s deadliest infectious diseases, by country

Tuberculosis and AIDS aren’t trending on Twitter like Ebola, but perhaps they should be<p>Simran Khosla<p>November 1, 2014 7:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on GlobalPost.<p>The worst Ebola outbreak in history has killed nearly 5,000 people and infected more than 10,000 in West Africa. In places …

Shot Face: Portraits of People Captured Immediately After Taking a Shot of Booze

Shots: they’re a staple of college life, avoided like the plague in other stages of life, and have even been the subject of a song or two. And …

How Senegal and Nigeria are beating the U.S. at responding to Ebola

It is possible to stop the spread of Ebola, the virus that has decimated the West African economy and caused businesses in Liberia to scramble to …

South Korean ferry disaster: captain says sorry for abandoning passengers

The captain of a doomed South Korean ferry has apologised for abandoning passengers but said he did not know his actions would lead to the deaths of more than 300 people, reports said.<p>Captain Lee Joon-seok and three other crew members from the ferry Sewol were indicted on homicide charges alleging …

Texas Abortion Clinics Close After Federal Appeals Court Allows Anti-Abortion Laws

There were just 21 clinics left where women could go and safely terminate a pregnancy in Texas, a state with a projected population of over 27 million people, roughly 50 percent of them female, stretching across 261,232 square miles. And now, after a federal appeals court ruled on Thursday that …

Afro-Textured Hair: Beautiful and Magical or Nappy Heads in Need of Perminators?

<b>The Gift of Afro-Textured Hair</b><p>It sickens me to even repeat the hate speech parading as music in Nikki Minaj's song "Stupid H**" which includes the line "little nappy headed h*** need a perminator," but I do so in order to demonstrate the ubiquity of hair-bullying against women and girls of African …

Loud music retrial: Prosecutors want murder conviction in Jordan Davis death

It's rare that a defendant is put on trial knowing that whether he wins or loses, chances are he'll still spend his life in prison.<p>That's exactly the scenario Michael Dunn faces, as his second trial in the November 2012 killing of 17-year-old Jordan Davis approaches. Jury selection began Monday …

Grand Jury Probes Police Shooting of Black Man at Ohio Walmart

On Monday a grand jury convened to decide if a white police officer should be indicted in the shooting of an unarmed black man.<p>But the jury isn't meeting in Missouri, and the young man who died wasn’t named Michael Brown.<p>On Aug. 5, four days before 18-year-old Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, …

Why You Haven't Met Him Yet

Follow these three foolproof steps to finding the right love for you.<p>The other week I gave a talk at DePaul University. At the end of what I thought was a convoluted but informative lecture on Buddhism in today's world, a freshman raised his hand. He said, "When should you fall in love? I've been …

Relationships

Lawyer: Secret children, living and dead, hidden by squalor for years

It was a shocking and gruesome discovery: three dead infants found in a Massachusetts home so squalid that police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.<p>Now, days later, as investigators continue to search through what the Worcester County District Attorney's Office describes as the home's …

Sixth-grade academies bridge age gap for students

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — At 7 a.m. on a recent school day, students in yellow and navy polo shirts began filling the gymnasium at Frost Sixth-Grade Academy, pulling books from their backpacks to read in the bleachers as they awaited their daily morning meeting.<p>Many of them read "The Giver" by Lois Lowry. …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine begins this week

A highly anticipated test of an experimental Ebola vaccine will begin this week at the National Institutes of Health, amid mounting anxiety about the spread of the deadly virus in West Africa.<p>After an expedited review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, researchers were given the green light …