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Ferguson fallout: Protesters interrupt Holder's speech - CNN.com

<i>Did you participate in Monday's walkout? Please share your photos and videos with CNN iReport.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- It's been one week since the streets of Ferguson boiled over after protesters learned the officer who shot teenager Michael Brown won't face criminal charges.<p>And tensions are still simmering. …

Israel says it broke up Hamas terror plot

Israeli security forces said Thursday they have broken up a wide-ranging terror plot, which would have included attacks on a football stadium, abductions and car bombings.<p>Authorities arrested at least 30 members of Palestinian militant group Hamas and seized rifles, ammunition and explosives, said …

Ferguson's Thanksgiving mixed with kindness, sadness - CNN.com

<i>Are you there? Please share photos, videos and thoughts with CNN iReport if you can do so safely.</i><p><b>Ferguson, Missouri (CNN)</b> -- National Guard members were on duty in Ferguson, Missouri, on Thanksgiving but the people who came up to them only wanted to spread goodwill, bringing turkey and other treats.<p>…

Queensland police officer filmed fatal shooting of knifeman with own camera

Officer had personal camera on him and filmed moment that he and colleague shot dead man on Sunshine Coast<p>Investigators will use recordings from a police officer’s own camera to help determine the circumstances surrounding Queensland’s latest fatal police shooting.<p>Two officers shot dead a man on …

'Ground Zero': Tracking Heroin From Colombia to America's Streets

BOGOTA, Colombia — The peaks of the Andes broke through the mist and clouds as a Blackhawk helicopter carried the Colombian national police toward a remote, rugged area often patrolled by insurgent guerrillas.<p>The mission: Visit a colorful poppy field on a steep mountainside about 300 miles south of …

Latin America

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal makes a more complete and heartier breakfast when …

White House cybersecurity chief is proud to know nothing about cybersecurity

Even if their intentions are good, there's a reason that we don't let amateurs do brain surgery or design housing complexes. That logic doesn't seem to apply at the highest levels of government, however, after Michael Daniel boasted that about his lack of knowledge in his specialist field. In an …

Watch: This Optical Illusion Will Make You Hallucinate

A neurological principle first written about by Aristotle can make you trip.<p>Dropping a tab of acid is a surefire way to experience a hallucination, but for a less chemical-heavy trip, set aside two minutes and watch this video. Then immediately look away. Come back when you’re done.<p>Freaky, right? …

Optical Illusions

Russia hits out at 'kidnapping' of MP's son by US secret service

Roman Seleznev, son of politician known for anti-American outbursts, arrested in Maldives on suspicion of hacking activities<p>Russian authorities have reacted with anger over the "kidnapping" of the son of a Russian MP, apparently detained by US agents in the Maldives, on suspicion of hacking …

Israel Expands Attacks On Hamas In Gaza

<i>Updates at 5:32 p.m. ET</i><p>Israel said Tuesday it is expanding its operations against Hamas "and other terrorist organizations" in the Gaza Strip amid an escalation of violence that saw a barrage of rockets fired from the enclave toward Jerusalem, Tel Aviv and other parts of the country.<p>"No other …

Two years ago the discovery of the Higgs boson was announced. What's new?

Two years ago yesterday the discovery of a new boson - later confirmed as the Higgs - was announced at CERN, as the International Conference on High Energy Physics (ICHEP) began in Melbourne. This week, ICHEP is underway again, this time in Valencia. What's new?<p>The Large Hadron Collider, in its …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

Workouts

An App To Share Civic Complaints Gains Popularity Where The Government Hasn’t Been Listening

In a country known for corruption issues, urban residents in Brazil are flocking to an app that lets them share what they care about directly with city officials.<p>Brazil is a country plagued by problems of rampant corruption, political and otherwise, but that doesn’t mean politicians completely …

Brazil

Judge Doubts NSA Program Is Constitutional — but Upholds It Anyway

A fed­er­al judge in Idaho up­held the NSA’s con­tro­ver­sial phone sur­veil­lance pro­gram Tues­day.<p>But Judge B. Lynn Win­mill seemed to in­vite the …

Surveillance

Google Data Shows That Around 50% Of Email Exchanges Aren't Encrypted

Google<p>Google announced today that it has added a "Safer Email" section to its Transparency report. This section will help keep track of the percentage of incoming and outgoing email that's encrypted — or not encrypted.<p>Encryption is a common process of encoding messages so that they can't be read by …

Encryption

Automatic launches on Android, dismisses your friends when you drive

If you're a car fan making do with a slightly older ride, Automatic's $99 Link dongle is a neat thing to have around: it tracks your trips, monitors your fuel consumption, and lets you know when you're being a leadfoot. It used to be that only Apple acolytes could get their Automatic dongles …