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Taj Mahal: You Don't Have To Go Home, But You Can't Stay Here (More Than 3 Hours)

They say love is eternal, but visitors to the Taj Mahal who want to soak in the architectural splendor built for an emperor's beloved late wife will have to keep their eye on the clock.<p>Visits will be limited to three hours beginning Sunday, according to the Archaeological Survey of India, which …


21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make …


5G phones expected in 2019 thanks to Chinese, Qualcomm pact

Qualcomm and some of the hottest Chinese manufacturers will work together to build phones with next-generation wireless technology.<p>The reality of a 5G phone is closer than you think.<p>Mobile chip giant Qualcomm on Thursday announced a partnership with several of the largest Chinese phone …


Double Suicide Bombing in Baghdad Kills at Least 38 People

BAGHDAD — Two suicide bombers blew themselves up at a busy street market in central Baghdad on Monday, in back-to-back explosions that killed at least 38 people, Iraqi health and police officials said — the deadliest attack since last month's declaration of victory over the Islamic State group.<p>The …


New York City on pace to record lowest murder tally in decades

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Despite enduring its deadliest terror attack since 9/11, New York City is on pace to record its lowest murder total in decades.<p>The homicide drop mirrors an across-the-board reduction in major crimes over 2016, statistics released by the police department show.<p>There have been 284 …

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There’s gold in them thar weeds!<p>Some years ago, a relative of mine decided to move to Northern California to become a legal <b>marijuana</b> grower. Easy money, he thought.<p>He had been, for much of his life, a long-haul trucker and the back-breaking work was taking a toll on his body. So he and a pal, who …

Terry Crews' story sheds light on why men don't speak out about harassment Video

Terry Crews' speaking out about his alleged sexual assault is shedding light on the sexual harassment that many men have faced.

Terry Crews

Vegas shooter had interest in guns, video poker, real estate

MESQUITE, Nev. (AP) — Stephen Paddock had a penchant for guns, high-limit video poker and real estate deals. His father was a notorious fugitive bank robber. He had a recent live-in girlfriend and two ex-wives and seemed to live a comfortable life in a Nevada retirement community.<p>His life is the …

Real Estate

UK threat level raised to critical after subway bombing

LONDON (AP) — A homemade bomb planted in a rush-hour subway car exploded in London on Friday, injuring 29 people and prompting authorities to raise Britain's terrorism threat level to "critical," meaning another attack may be imminent.<p>The early morning blast sparked a huge manhunt for the …


F.D.A. Approves First Gene-Altering Leukemia Treatment, Costing $475,000

The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday approved the first-ever treatment that genetically alters a patient’s own cells to fight cancer, a milestone that is expected to transform treatment in the coming years.<p>The new therapy turns a patient’s cells into a “living drug,” and trains them to …


New dangers lurk in Harvey’s wake

PORT ARTHUR, Tex. — The water was leaving, at last. But, across Southeast Texas on Thursday, new dangers kept appearing in Hurricane Harvey’s wake.<p>In Crosby, northeast of Houston, loud “pops” were heard coming from a crippled chemical plant, where safety systems were flooded and authorities said an …

Extreme Weather

Kendrick Lamar Wins Big In The VMAs' Jarring Jumble Of Moments

MTV is the TV network most widely associated with short attention spans. So it makes sense that its Video Music Awards would function as a jarring and disjointed jumble of moments — a howl of protest followed immediately by a singer's tears of joy, or a heartfelt speech by a grieving mother giving …

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Taste Beyond The Tongue

BittBoy is a retro pocket console that does a lot for very little

The GameBoy Pocket remains one of the best-designed pieces of mobile gaming kit ever in my opinion, which is why I was intrigued by the BittBoy, a new third-party portable console that clearly owes a lot of inspiration to the GameBoy. The tiny handheld packs a library of “300” games built-in, …


This hallucinogenic honey is so prized that hunters scale cliffs and confront swarms of bees to get it

It's a long way up.<p>The journey to harvest hallucinogenic honey produced by Himalayan giant honey bees is far from easy. In eastern Nepal, select members of the Kulung people scale bamboo rope ladders up 300-foot cliffs to get it. They ward off swarms of the bees with smoke from burning grass, which …


Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

IT security

Puerto Rico to close 179 public schools amid crisis

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Puerto Rico is closing 179 public schools in a move expected to save more than $7 million amid a deep economic crisis that has sparked an exodus to the U.S. mainland in the past decade, officials said Friday.<p>More than 27,000 students will be moved elsewhere when their …


North Korea accuses CIA of biochemical plot to kill Kim Jong-un

North Korea has accused the CIA of attempting to assassinate its leader, Kim Jong-un, using unspecified biochemical substances during a public ceremonial event in the capital, Pyongyang.<p>The ministry of state security issued a statement claiming the US intelligence agency had bribed a North Korean …

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Infosys plans to hire 10,000 U.S. workers after Trump targets outsourcing firms | Reuters

SAN FRANCISCO/MUMBAI (Reuters) - India-based IT services firm Infosys Ltd plans to hire 10,000 U.S. workers in the next two years and open four technology centers in the United States, starting with a center this August in Indiana, the home state of U.S. Vice President Mike Pence.<p>The move comes as …


Inside Donald Trump's tumultuous first 100 days - STATE - CNN Politics

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Paris Police Shooting: Attacker Karim Cheurfi Had Long Criminal Record

The Paris prosecutor's office got a tip in January that the gunman behind a shootout on the Champs-Elysees that left one police officer dead and two others wounded was amassing an arsenal and that he had made death threats against law enforcement.<p>There was good reason to investigate 39-year-old …


The Frog Slime Cure for Flu

A compound found in the protective slime of an Indian frog blows apart flu viruses and might become a powerful new drug to treat influenza, researchers reported Tuesday.<p>The compound, a small structure called a peptide, cured mice of killer doses of human flu, the research team reported in the …


Winning the war against ancient diseases

<b>(CNN) —</b> The World Health Organization is on track to meet its goals to control, eliminate or eradicate sleeping sickness, Chagas and other ancient illnesses by 2020.<p>At Wednesday's Global Partners' Meeting in Geneva, WHO recognized the goals set forth in the Neglected Tropical Diseases Roadmap and …

Public Health

Wherever Trump goes, his gang of aides stays close by

Preoccupied with proximity, the president's senior staff have developed an unusual habit of crowding into meetings and joining trips.<p>When President Donald Trump boarded Air Force One on Wednesday morning to travel to Michigan and Tennessee, he didn’t wing it alone: His entire senior West Wing staff …

Donald Trump

New York governor proposes free tuition at state colleges

Governor Andrew Cuomo wants to make free tuition a reality at New York's public colleges.<p>Students whose families earn $125,000 or less would pay nothing for tuition at two- and four-year public colleges under the governor's plan.<p>It's similar to what Hillary Clinton proposed for public colleges …

College & University

It’s 2017. Can we finally have a real conversation about race?

Memo to white people: If you’re still this uncomfortable talking about race, you’re not helping<p>“It’s 2016, so why can’t we have a real conversation about race?” This is a question I have asked myself often over the last year. It frequently finds its way into my social settings, uninvited but still …

Johns Hopkins Hospital

Linksys made a gaming router with Killer networking built in

Speed is everything for gamers, so Linksys is hoping to up the game when it comes to wireless speeds. It's unveiling a new router today, under the bewildering name "WRT32X," that builds in Killer networking — a brand of wireless tech often found in high-end gaming machines that's meant to …


The World Robot Conference in China: Pictures


Can Mental Illness Be Prevented In The Womb?

Every day in the United States, millions of expectant mothers take a prenatal vitamin on the advice of their doctor.<p>The counsel typically comes with physical health in mind: folic acid to help avoid fetal spinal cord problems; iodine to spur healthy brain development; calcium to be bound like …

Mental Health

Choose A Book And Read To Your Barber, He'll Take A Little Money Off The Top

Jozef Jason came to the Fuller Cut barbershop for one reason: the kid's mohawk. It's almost second-grade picture day, and he wants to look good. He hops up onto an antique swivel chair and asks his barber for the new 'do.<p>"It's high on the top and short on the bottom, and lines that go in a diagonal …

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