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American Horror Story: The Cecil Hotel

It started out as a routine missing persons case. But by the time the internet was done with her, Elisa Lam had become a macabre celebrity, a …

Crime

Learning How to Cruise

Before Grindr, gays had to pass for straight while searching for sex in public. Have we forgotten how?<p><i>This piece is part of</i> <i>The Passing Issue</i><i>, a</i> …

Keiynan Lonsdale Opens Up About How ‘Love, Simon’ Helped Him Come Out Publicly (Exclusive)

Keiynan Lonsdale is ready to celebrate himself.<p>The 26-year-old Australian actor plays Abraham "Bram" Greenfeld in the new high school rom-com <i>Love,</i> …

Elementary school teacher arrested for coaching boys to perform sexual acts, take photos

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A fourth-grade teacher in Indiana found himself in jail Friday morning facing 13 charges of sexual misbehavior with children.<p>Joe Kimerer, 46, was supposed to be teaching children how to pitch a baseball during private lessons at Amelia Earhart Elementary School. Instead, he was …

High School

‘Never stop fighting for the truth’: Family’s message after woman found hanging in prison cell

During a jailhouse interview late last year, Amber Hilberling told talk show host Phil McGraw that she was pregnant and trying to protect herself when she unintentionally pushed her 23-year-old husband through an apartment window in 2011.<p>Her husband, Josh Hilberling, fell to his death from the 25th …

Florida students say hero teacher was really a 'coward' who left them to die

At least two students who survived the chaos and bloodshed of the Florida school shooting last month are challenging the narrative surrounding a teacher hailed as a hero after the rampage.<p>Math teacher Jim Gard was credited with protecting students in his classroom in the horrifying moments of Feb. …

Woman Killed in Murder-Suicide by Man She Had No-Contact Order Against, Police Say

A woman was found dead in an apparent murder-suicide police say was committed by a man she had a no-contact order against.<p>Dazzie Peters, 54, and Mike …

Eight dead, streets flooded, cities paralyzed by massive East Coast storm

QUINCY, Mass. — For two days, a deadly nor’easter turned a thousand-mile stretch of the East Coast into a wind tunnel, leaving millions without power, paralyzing flooded cities and towns and claiming the lives of at least eight people — some of whom had tried in vain to take shelter from …

Weather

The Latest: Police: Gun belonged to suspect's dad

MOUNT PLEASANT, Mich. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at Central Michigan University (all times local):<p>9:35 p.m.<p>The man police say was killed by his son at Central Michigan University had been a longtime member of the Illinois Army National Guard and served in the Iraq War.<p>National Guard spokesman …

Landscaper, mall Santa Claus who sought 'submissive men' is 'alleged serial killer,' police say

A former landscaper and shopping mall Santa Claus who police are calling an “alleged serial killer” is now suspected of murdering at least five people in the Toronto area -- and officials warn more victims could be found buried in backyard gardens and planters as the investigation rapidly …

Passive income: 15 ways to let the money flow in

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might collect passive income streams.<p>For many people, toiling for a living isn't fun.<p>There can be lengthy commutes, dress codes, annoying coworkers, unreasonable …

Investing

Curcumin's Anti-Inflammatory Properties Might Improve Memory, Attention

There might actually be something you can take to protect yourself from neurodegeneration, according to an article in The American Journal of …

Meatball Parm in a Blanket

‘It’s a Massacre’: Blast in Kabul Deepens Toll of a Long War

KABUL, Afghanistan — The Taliban drove an ambulance packed with explosives into a crowded Kabul street on Saturday, setting off an enormous blast that killed at least 95 people and injured 158 others, adding to the grim toll in what has been one of the most violent stretches of the long war, Afghan …

Extremism

Hundreds of journals found in home with 13 captive children

PERRIS, Calif. — The children weren’t allowed to eat. They weren’t allowed to bathe.<p>They couldn’t play with toys that were kept in the closet, still packaged. They couldn’t go outside. They couldn’t escape.<p>Their depraved parents allowed them to do only one thing, prosecutors said.<p>They could …

Gunmen launch siege at Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul

<b>Kabul, Afghanistan (CNN) —</b> Afghan special forces traded fire Sunday morning with the remaining gunmen who attacked the Intercontinental Hotel in Kabul hours earlier, Afghanistan's TOLO news channel reported.<p>The gunfire intensified about 4 a.m. Sunday (6:30 p.m. Saturday ET), TOLO said.<p>Ambulances …

Special Forces

A Killer Got Caught Because She Posted a Selfie That Showed an Incriminating Clue

Police in Canada say a Facebook selfie led to the conviction of a 21-year-old-woman who killed her friend in 2015 — by showing her wearing the weapon …

Crime

Instead of criticizing Trump on immigration issues, we should thank him for doing his job

President Trump and his administration are being unfairly criticized for concluding that a program called Temporary Protected Status (TPS) that has allowed 200,000 citizens of El Salvador to legally remain in the U.S. since 2001 is just what its name says – temporary.<p>Predictably, when the Trump …

A New American Leader Rises in ISIS

A two-year investigation identifies one of the very few Americans in the Islamic State’s upper ranks—and sheds light on the dynamics of radicalization.<p>The clues are out there, if you know where to look. Scattered across far-flung corners of the internet, there is evidence that Zulfi Hoxha, the son …

New Jersey

False alarm sends Hawaii scrambling amid report of a ballistic missile heading toward the island

Hawaiians were sent into a panic on Saturday after a false alert claimed that a ballistic missile was heading for the islands.<p>The alert was sent out …

A meteorological ‘bomb’ is set to go off along the East Coast, and dangerous cold will soon follow

<b>UPDATE: Jan. 2, 2018, 3:15 p.m. EST</b> This story has been updated to reflect new weather forecast guidance.<p>An unusually powerful storm is threatening …

Los Angeles man arrested after 'swatting' call led to innocent man's death in Kansas

Los Angeles police arrested a 25-year-old man in connection with a “swatting” prank that triggered the deadly police shooting of an unarmed man in Kansas.<p>Tyler Barriss was taken into custody Friday afternoon in connection with the hoax 911 call that was sparked by a feud between online gamers, …

Bourbon Bacon Crunch Cake

A frozen treat with a crunchy granola bar crust and creamy cheesecake-style center, speckled with brown sugar bourbon bacon. ...MORE+ LESS-<p>May 23, …

Trump administration fires all members of HIV/AIDS advisory council

The remaining members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS were fired en masse this week.<p>Months after a half-dozen members resigned in protest of the Trump administration's position on health policies, the White House dismissed the rest through a form letter.<p>The notice “thanked me for …

These Vintage Photos Remind Us of the Glamour of Travel

Couple killed after warning daughter of boyfriend's suspected neo-Nazi views

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A 17-year-old in northern Virginia is facing two counts of murder for allegedly killing his girlfriend's parents after the couple tried to get their daughter to stop dating him because of his suspected neo-Nazi views, according to police and family members who spoke to the …

Why Russians Think ‘America Is Waging War Against Russia’

Stephen F. CohenRussiagaters allege, with no evidence, that “Russia attacked America” in 2016, but many Russians believe—with reasonable cause—that …

New Facebook tool tells users if they've liked or followed Russia's 'troll army'

Tool allows users to see if they have engaged with Russian propaganda entity the Internet Research Agency, but won’t reach millions already exposed to fake news<p>Facebook has launched a new tool to allow users to see if they’ve liked or followed Russian propaganda accounts, though the feature …

Internet

Terror attack at San Francisco's Pier 39 thwarted, federal authorities say

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former US Marine talked with an undercover FBI employee about carrying out a terror attack over the holidays at Pier 39, a busy shopping and tourist area in San Francisco, according to an affidavit filed in US District Court in California on Friday.<p>Everitt Aaron Jameson, 26, of Modesto, …