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Blood pressure meds could raise your depression risk

<b>(CNN) —</b> Some of the drugs most commonly used to treat people with high blood pressure could also be affecting their mood -- particularly their risk of depression -- according to a new new study.<p>Research published in the journal Hypertension found that people taking one of two classes of drugs, …

Depression

Heart-transplant toddler killed in murder-suicide, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> From the day she was born with a congenital heart defect in May 2014, Willow Short and her family fought for her survival.<p>At 6 days old she received a life-saving heart transplant, followed by daily doses of a specialty drug to keep her body from rejecting the transplanted heart.<p>The Short …

Crime

A-10s make rare highway landing near Russian border

<b>(CNN) —</b> Four U.S. Air Force A-10 "Warthogs" jets landed Monday on the remote Jägala highway in Estonia near the Russian border, the first such practice road landing in over 30 years.<p>The maneuver in Estonia, a NATO member that shares a 183-mile long border with Russia and sits about 100 miles from …

Military

EgyptAir Flight 804: 'Black box' signals detected, French investigators say

<b>Cairo (CNN) —</b> A French naval vessel has detected underwater signals from one of EgyptAir Flight 804's so-called black boxes, investigators said Wednesday.<p>Specialized locator equipment on board the French vessel La Place detected signals from the seabed in the Mediterranean Sea, the Egyptian …

Airplanes

Army instructors told to cut down swearing at recruits

Ministry of Defence tells instructors to tone down their language following BBC documentary<p>British Army instructors are being told to tone down their language by the Ministry of Defence.<p>A BBC documentary showed the passage of new recruits from the time they began training to when they pass out.<p>In …

The IRS Says Identity Thieves Hacked Its Systems Again

Identity thieves attempted to breach computer systems at the Internal Revenue Service to file fraudulent tax refunds.<p>The criminals were especially …

Marvin Minsky, the Man Who Built the First Artificial Brain, Dead at 88

Minsky, an MIT professor, was the inventor of the first neural network, the first graphical headset, one of the first programmable robots, and so much more.<p>Isaac Asimov, a scientist turned hard sci-fi writer, once remarked that the only people he ever felt overshadowed him in intelligence were Carl …

Man to be executed for Texas game warden's death in shootout

HOUSTON (AP) — A man who led authorities on a chase followed by a shootout that left a Texas game warden dead is scheduled to be executed this week …

U.S. Supreme Court

Search suspended for Marines missing after helicopters crash

KANEOHE BAY, Hawaii (AP) — Officials Tuesday suspended their massive search for 12 Marines who were aboard two helicopters that crashed off Hawaii …

Military

Anatomy Of Addiction: How Heroin And Opioids Hijack The Brain

When Jack O'Connor was 19, he was so desperate to beat his addictions to alcohol and opioids that he took a really rash step. He joined the Marines.<p>"This will fix me," O'Connor thought as he went to boot camp. "It better fix me or I'm screwed."<p>After 13 weeks of sobriety and exercise and discipline, …

Drug Addiction

28 Things People With Fibromyalgia Wish Others Understood During the Holidays

Fibromyalgia affects an estimated 10 million people in the United States, and symptoms of the disorder include chronic pain, fatigue, sensitivity to …

Things to know about the giant Powerball jackpot

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The odds aren't great, but Powerball players across the country will have a shot Saturday night at a record-breaking $700 …

Des Moines

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Travel

Paris attacks: What happened on the night

<b>The attacks in Paris on the night of Friday 13 November by gunmen and suicide bombers hit a concert hall, a major stadium, restaurants and bars, almost simultaneously - and left 130 people dead and hundreds wounded.</b><p>The attacks were described by President Francois Hollande as an "act of war" …

France

Farrah Abraham Straight Shuts Down the Other Teen Moms Who Called Her a "Ho Bag"

"Your welcome Loser's [sic]."<p>Farrah Abraham is mad as hell as she's not going to take it anymore.<p>Over at Instagram, she just came out swinging at fellow <i>Teen Mom</i> teen moms, Catelynn, Maci, Amber, and Kailyn for a video in which they call Farrah a "bitch" and a "ho bag."<p>Farrah posted the video along …

ALERT: Lauren Conrad Is a Redhead Now

Say buh-bye to blonde.<p>Lauren Conrad, who is the blondest of all blondes in my mind's eye, is now a redhead and you know what? Girl looks <i>fione</i>. It's as if she's always had those fiery ginger locks and I just now noticed. Well, I am now woke and the first thing I'm doing is make an appointment with …

Anna Duggar Makes a Heartbreaking Confession About Josh's Betrayal

In a preview clip for an upcoming episode of <i>Jill and Jessa: Counting On</i><i>,</i> Anna finally gets totally real in front of the cameras about her husband's …

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Movie Posters 2016

I have a friend who watches every single movie trailer that comes down the pike, but rarely sees a movie. I kind of get it: Previews are all promise and anticipation, with zero risk of disappointment. The same goes for posters—we don't know yet which 2016 films will flop and which will soar, so we …

Five simple habits that will make you feel happier

A neuroscientist has outlined five simple habits he believes can make you feel happier<p>If you are looking for the secret to eternal happiness there may be a few simple things you can do to help kickstart the process.<p>A neuroscientist has outlined five easy habits he believes a person can embrace that …

Happiness

Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl could face life in prison in desertion court-martial

A top Army commander unexpectedly ordered Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who was held in harsh captivity for five years by the Taliban, to face a court-martial on charges of desertion and endangering other troops for walking away from his combat outpost in eastern Afghanistan in 2009.<p>The charges are severe …

Bowe Bergdahl

The Samsung Galaxy S7 Could Include Its Own 3D Touch

Feeling pressure from the competition?<p>The upcoming Samsung Galaxy S7 smartphone could take a note from the iPhone 6S playbook come release. Samsung's next flaghship phone—which we're expecting in March or April—is rumored to include a touchscreen with the ability to sense different amounts of …

New Drone Registration Fees Cause Turbulence

Drone supporters railed against a new government policy unveiled on Monday that requires people who own drones to pay a $5 registration fee.<p>Their …

FAA announces drone owners must register by February 19th, 2016

The agency expects hundreds of thousands of new units to be purchased during the holidays<p>Regulation of drones in the hands of civilian pilots took a big step forward today. The Federal Aviation Administration announced that all units weighing between 0.55 pounds and 55 pounds must be registered by …

Samsung Galaxy S7 To Get Pressure Sensitive Screen, Faster Charging Port, Says WSJ

In the cut-throat battle for smartphone buyers in increasingly saturated global markets it’s become a game of clones for device makers.<p>To wit: Samsung is set to take a leaf out of Apple’s playbook for the next iteration of its flagship Galaxy smartphone. According to the WSJ — quoting “people …

Phones

Officials seek cause of fire that traps squatters, killing 5

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Investigators on Monday worked to uncover what ignited a fire at an abandoned home in central California that trapped a group …

Latin America

Obama says U.S. hitting Islamic State 'harder than ever'

President Obamasaid Monday that the U.S.-led coalition was hittingIslamic State“harder than ever” in Iraq and Syria, ticking off successes on the battlefield even as Americans are increasingly concerned about the threat of terrorism at home.<p>Speaking at the Pentagon after a briefing from his …

National Security

Winter storm sends temperatures plummeting in Arizona

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A storm that drenched California over the weekend has turned an Arizona town into one of the coldest cities in the lower 48 …

Weather