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‘Mother of All Bombs’ Killed Dozens of Militants, Afghan Officials Say

KABUL, Afghanistan — A day after the United States military dropped its most powerful conventional bomb on caves used by Islamic State affiliates in eastern Afghanistan, officials said on Friday that dozens of militants had been killed, but that they were still trying to assess the full extent of …

Afghanistan

Why It’s Better To Make Friends, Not Connections

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Money can't buy happiness? That's just wishful thinking

Money can’t buy happiness: it’s a rarely questioned truism. It also tends to be most enthusiastically embraced by those who have never gone without it. “I’ve tried hard to care about money,” Chelsea Clinton once humble-bragged, “but I couldn’t.” No matter how attached we are to the idea that money …

Happiness

We got eight Indian startup CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

From business plans to work culture, Indian startups have done most things differently from traditional companies.<p>Even when it comes to building teams, most entrepreneurs are now looking beyond conventional qualities such as qualification, experience, or success at previous jobs.<p>Like their unusual …

Startups

Wisconsin primary: 5 things to watch

<i>Watch CNN and NY1's Democratic debate, moderated by Wolf Blitzer, Thursday, April 14 at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>Milwaukee (CNN) —</b> Two candidates vying to take down their parties' front-runners could get big boosts if they win Tuesday in Wisconsin.<p>Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is leading Donald Trump in the Badger State's …

Government

Super Tuesday 3: What to watch

<b>Columbus, Ohio (CNN) —</b> If Republicans are going to slow Donald Trump's march to the nomination, Tuesday's contests could be their last chance to do so at the ballot box, rather than in a contested convention.<p>And if Bernie Sanders is going to catch Hillary Clinton's Democratic delegate lead, he'll …

Government

U.S. claims to have killed 150 fighters from Al-Shabaab in Somalia

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a move to stop what the U.S. military said was an imminent threat against U.S. troops and African peacekeeping forces in Somalia, a U.S. strike in Somalia killed as many as 150 suspected Al-Shabaab fighters, the Pentagon said Monday.<p>The Pentagon initially characterized the …

Extremism

Useful Apple Mac keyboard shortcuts

Master your MacBook.Apple<p>OS X might seem simple — but it's an absolute powerhouse if you know how to use it.<p>Some of the easiest ways to get the most of out of Apple's desktop operating system are hidden in plain sight: Keyboard shortcuts.<p>Flick between applications and tabs. Take screenshots. Fine …

Apps

Deadly Pakistani school attack raises security questions

CHARSADDA, Pakistan (AP) — Once again, Islamic militants stormed a school in northeastern Pakistan in a deadly attack that lasted for hours. And once …

Pakistan

New 'twisting' ergonomic seats could change air travel forever

The "Twister" seat rotates with the passenger to follow the movements of the human spine in an attempt to make long flights more bearable<p>Fourteen hours on a long-haul flight to Japan inspired an aviation expert to design an economy class seat that twists to protect fliers' backs.<p>The "Twister" …

Drug traffickers are hacking US surveillance drones to get past border patrol

Timothy Bennett, a Department of Homeland Security program manager, said last week that drug smugglers are using technology to spoof and jam unmanned aircraft systems that are being used at the border.<p>"The bad guys on the border have lots of money. And what they are putting money into is spoofing …

Donald Trump fires off epic statement, tweetstorm after being accused of mocking reporter's physical disability

"Despite having one of the all-time great memories I certainly do not remember him," the Republican front-runner declared of New York Times reporter Serge Kovaleski in his statement.<p>During a Tuesday-night campaign rally, Trump impersonated Kovaleski supposedly retracting a report about the …

Donald Trump

When Girls Compulsively Text, Their Grades Suffer

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

OnePlus X phone to be unveiled on October 29th

OnePlus might be struggling to get its second phone into people's hands, but that hasn't stopped it from pressing ahead with another handset launch. OnePlus co-founder Carl Pei had already confirmed that a third phone is on the way, but now we have a date for the grand unveiling: October 29th. A …

In First Debate, Sanders Gives Clinton a Big Assist on Emails

Hillary Clinton was a winner at the first Democratic presidential debate, but she has Bernie Sanders to thank for coming out of the contest mostly unscathed.<p>By saying early in the night that Americans are tired of the controversy surrounding Clinton’s use of a private email account, Sanders …

Government

CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Government

LinkedIn is giving its employees 'unlimited' vacation plus 17 paid holidays

LinkedIn is also turning July 4 into an extra-long holiday break. All told, the company is going from 15 days of accrued vacation and 13 paid holidays to the "discretionary time off" model (DTO) and 17 paid holidays, effective November 1, the company tells us.<p>The "unlimited" vacation model is not …

Microsoft just introduced its first-ever laptop and it's insane

Weighing in at a little over three pounds, Surface Book is the fastest 13-inch laptop ever created, and it's two times faster than Apple's MacBook Pro, according to Microsoft.<p>We've tested the computer for a few minutes at Microsoft's launch event, and it definitely feels like a strong competitor to …

A futuristic razor that shaves hair with a laser has raised nearly $4 million on Kickstarter

But two Swedes think they have a solution: A razor that shaves hair with a laser, not a blade. They call it the Skarp Razor.<p>The project went nuts on Kickstarter but has now been kicked off the crowdfunding site over concerns that it didn't have a working prototype.<p>As we previously reported, in its …

Crowd Funding

Ben Carson's 'The View' interview was epic

Joy Behar asks Ben Carson about gun control. YouTube/screengrab<p>Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson went toe-to-toe with the hosts of "The View" on Tuesday.<p>It wasn't a standard presidential-candidate interview.<p>Whoopi Goldberg's first two questions to the soft-spoken Republican were: No. 1, whether he …

What’s Holding Women Back in the Workplace?

Despite support at the top, gender equality is a long way off at most U.S. companies. A study by Lean In and McKinsey reveals why—and what employees and companies can do about it.<p>Why aren’t there more women in the upper ranks of corporate America?<p>Cue the broken record: Women rein in career plans to …

The Workplace

Hillary, Biden, Sanders in a single word

(Left to right): US Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont), former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, and Vice President Joe Biden. Reuters/Brian Snyder (composite: Mike Nudelman/Business Insider)<p>A new Suffolk University/USA Today poll released Thursday asked 1,000 voters to describe the three main …

Oculus Positions VR For Primetime

Today Oculus gave 1,500 developers at the Oculus Connect 2 conference (as well as those at home via livestream or on Gear VR a chance to watch) a look at how the consumer version of the Oculus Rift will roll out in Q1 2016, how Oculus plans to bring virtual reality to millions through the Samsung …

This Is How to Compete With China

Chinese President Xi Jinping’s visit to Washington this week reminds us that China stands as America’s most serious long-term strategic challenge. …

North Korea warns U.S. it's ready to use nuclear weapons 'any time'

<b>(CNN) —</b> In its latest bout of saber rattling, North Korea says it is ready to use nuclear weapons against the United States and other foes if they pursue "their reckless hostile policy" toward Kim Jong Un's regime.<p>In a statement carried by the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency on …

North Korea

The Smartest Ways to Network at a Party

Reading a room is a skill that can be learned; a guide to nonverbal cues like how people stand or hold their hands<p>By<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>Sue Shellenbarger<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>Google+<p>Sue.Shellenbarger@wsj.com<p>Some people enter a room of strangers and glide along from one lively conversation to …

Public Speaking