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Here’s What Actually Gets Terrorists To Tell The Truth — And It’s Not Torture

Over the past five years, psychological research — some involving real terrorist suspects — has shown how to get information from people who don’t want to talk. Now Washington has the chance to put these findings into practice.<p>Hollywood has a lot to answer for. Thanks to the hit TV show <i>24</i> and …

A Psychologist's Open Letter to U.S. Voters

Dear Fellow Voters:<p>I've been watching all the presidential candidates with great interest--and deep concern. Concern for us. Concern for the fate of our country. Concern for our world.<p>As a narcissism expert, I'm not especially worried that narcissists might make it to the White House. According to …

Narcissism

Sander Levin, Michigan Congressman, Will Live On Food Stamp Budget To Protest Cuts

Survive on less than $5 a day for groceries? That's a fact of life for many recipients of food stamps -- but we have a feeling most lawmakers deciding program funding for food-assistance programs have never grocery-shopped on such an austere budget. To get a sense of this hardship and raise …

Government projects to make $50B in student loan profit

U.S. government projects to make record-high profits on student loans.<p>DETROIT — The U.S. government projects to make more money off student loans this fiscal year than ExxonMobil, Apple, J.P. Morgan Chase or Fannie Mae made on their respective businesses last year, a new analysis shows.<p>According to …

Welcome to Utah, the NSA's desert home for eavesdropping on America

The NSA's new $1.7bn facility in the heart of Mormon country has the potential to snoop on US citizens for decades to come<p>Drive south down Camp Williams Road, a highway outside Salt Lake City, and your eye is drawn to the left. A gun-mounted helicopter and other military hardware marks the entrance …

Nearly 25% of youths injured in assaults own a firearm

Nearly a quarter of young people treated in an urban trauma center for assault-related injuries reported carrying a firearm. In most cases, the weapon was obtained illegally.<p>Gun violence is a leading cause of death among young people in the USA, and with it comes notably high rates of gun …

How The CIA Tried To Raise A Lost Soviet Submarine With A Giant Crane — And Sort Of Succeeded

In August 1974, the United States undertook a top-secret mission that one CIA document disclosed in 2010 "ranks in the forefront of imaginative and bold operations undertaken in the long history of intelligence collection."<p>As the declassified article in the internal CIA journal Studies in …

Seafloor

America’s worst new congressman: Why Georgia’s Jody Hice is so frightening

He thinks abortion is “worse than Hitler,” and hates gays, women and Muslims. Here’s what’s headed to Congress<p>It’s official: in January, Jody Hice will be sworn in as the next Congressman from Georgia’s 10th District. This is a man who has called Islam, the second-largest religion in the world, “a …

The Speech That Could Make Elizabeth Warren the Next President of the United States

Early Friday evening Sen. Elizabeth Warren took to the Senate floor and gave a plain-spoken, barn-burning speech that could make history and put her into serious contention to be the next President of the United States.<p>There are only a handful of political speeches that have such historic impact. …

Middle-class

Amazon Surprises Homeless Shelter Executive Director With A New Space

When Amazon opens its new facility, they will be joined by a homeless shelter.<p>When Amazon moves into a new building in early 2020, the Seattle-based …

Housing

Dana Hills Holds Off Loyola For CIF Southern Section D1 Boys Title

Photo Courtesy: Griffin Scott<p>Last year Loyola dominated Dana Hills at the CIF Southern Section Division 1 Championships. At today’s 2017 …

Stanford tops USC 11-10 in Thrilling 2017 NCAA WWP Semifinal Match - Swimming World News

Stanford Defense Denies USC in NCAA Semifinal Win. Photo Courtesy: Stanford Athletics.<p><i>Michael Randazzo, Swimming World Contributor</i><p>INDIANAPOLIS, IN. …

Santa Margarita Girls Shatter Nat'l Ind. HS Record in 400 Free Relay

• Prelims- Thursday, May 11th<br>• Finals- Saturday, May 13th<br>• Riverside Aquatic Complex (Riverside, California)<br>• Meet Info<br>• Results<p>The girls of Santa Margarita …

Bryce Mefford Sets the Tone at CIF Sac-Joaquin Champs

• Prelims- Girls (May 11th), Boys (May 12th)<br>• Finals- Saturday, May 13th<br>• Tokay High School (Lodi, CA)<br>• Results on Meet Mobile (‘2017 CIF SAC-JOAQUIN …

Wake Forest Keeps Pace at ACC Championship

<b>May 13, 2017</b><p><b>By Wake Forest Athletic Communications (@WakeTrack)</b><p><b>ATLANTA, Ga. -</b> Two more Demon Deacons earned All-ACC honors on the second day of …

Athletics

Torrez Downs 100 Back Meet Record in CIF Southern Section D4 Finals

• Prelims- Wednesday, May 10th<br>• Finals- Friday, May 12th<br>• Riverside Aquatic Complex (Riverside, California)<br>• Meet Info<br>• Results<br>• Prelims Recap<p>The 2017 CIF …

Melges 20 - Onorato takes a 12-point lead

<b>Wins for Rytov, Onorato and Krempec set the stage for competitive showdown on final day of Melges 20 World League racing in Scarlino.</b><p><i>Click image for</i> …

Samantha Shelton, Ella Ristic Lead Santa Margarita to CIF Southern Section D1 Title - Swimming World News

Photo Courtesy: Griffin Scott<p><i>Agon is the proud sponsor of all high school coverage (recruiting, results, state championships, etc.) on</i> …

Thrilling Finishes Highlight Day Two

The second day of the Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championship from Lawrence, Kan. saw ten more event winners crowned Big 12 Champions, while also …

College Sports

Asia Seidt Posts World-Ranked 200 Back to Close Out Atlanta Classic

Photo Courtesy: Peter H. Bick<p><b>Caeleb Dressel</b> and <b>Ryan Held</b> faced off in their first long course 100 free since Rio in the final race of the Atlanta …

Ledecky Wrapping Up Freshman Year At Stanford, Worlds Next

<i>Katie Ledecky. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)</i><p><b>ATLANTA (AP) —</b> Katie Ledecky’s life has changed so much over the past year.<p>She’s living on her …

Girls track and field: Cleveland, Alamogordo, Hope win titles

Albuquerque Academy’s Grace Alley, front left, reacts after winning the 5A 800 meter run on Saturday. (Marla Brose/Albuquerque Journal)<p>Cleveland’s …

Latest Swimming News

November 3, 2017<p>Aussie distance swimming legend Kieran ‘Superfish’ Perkins is one of the greats of our Games with the gift of the gab, making this …

IOC team descends on Paris to size up Olympic biid

The International Olympic Committee's evaluation commission began a three day visit of Paris on Sunday to analyse in detail the French capital's bid …

France

Silver medallists Sakshi Malik, Vinesh Phogat and Divya Kakran left in awe of Japan’s golden girls

Sakshi, Vinesh Phogat, Divya Kakran lost to Japanese wrestlers in the gold-medal bouts of their respective weight divisions<p>No Indian woman wrestler …

Japan

Maggie Steffens’ Late Goal Gives Stanford NCAA Women’s Water Polo Title

<i>Members of the Stanford University women's water polo team pose after winning the NCAA championship on May 14, 2017 in Indianapolis.</i><p>INDIANAPOLIS -- …

Canadian gymnast Ellie Black scores triple silver at Challenge Cup

In her first competition since the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, Ellie Black scored three silver medals from the 2017 FIG World Challenge Cup in Koper, …

UCLA Wraps Up Conference Championships - UCLA

Bruins head to NCAA postseason competition<p>Story Links<p><b>EUGENE, Ore.</b> – The UCLA track and field team wrapped up the first stage of the postseason by …

Aries Merritt training diary

Diamond League<p>by Athletics Weekly<p>Ahead of the Shanghai Diamond League, the world record-holder shared what he gets up to the day before a meeting<p>Ever …

IAAF Diamond League

UCLA forward Mallory Pugh joins the Washington Spirit

Forward Mallory Pugh, who left UCLA to pursue a professional career, has been acquired by the Washington Spirit of the National Women's Soccer League.<p>The 19-year-old Pugh recently became an allocated U.S. Soccer player. The federation allocates national team players throughout the league and pays …

Washington Spirit