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Two women join defamation suit against Bill O'Reilly and Fox News

Two women who previously reached settlements with Bill O'Reilly have joined another woman's defamation suit against the former Fox News host, saying he and the network have portrayed them as liars as he's spoken out to defend himself.<p>Rebecca Gomez Diamond, a former Fox Business Network host, and …

The Traveler’s Guide to Staying at a Japanese Ryokan

I was young, single, and travelling alone through Japan. Not only was it my first time abroad, but I barely spoke more than a word of Japanese. It …

Facebook abandons an attempt to curb fake news. Here's why

Facebook is throwing away "disputed flags," one of its several attempts to curb the spread of fake news across the social network.<p>About a year ago, …

Black Dahlia murder solved? Shocking new details about aspiring actress Elizabeth Short's life and gruesome death

When Elizabeth Short showed up in Los Angeles during the 1940s, the small-town girl had big dreams of becoming a movie star. However, she would only achieve fame in death.<p>The 22-year-old’s naked corpse was found in a vacant lot on January 15, 1947. Short was scrubbed, cut in half and drained of …

Amtrak Inquiry Will Focus on Driver Distraction and Excessive Speed

DUPONT, Wash. — The investigation into the fatal Amtrak crash near Tacoma, Wash., is focusing on the possibility that the engineer was distracted by a cellphone, another person in his cab or something else when the train barreled into a curve 50 miles per hour over the posted speed limit.<p>The crew …

Huge, mysterious object flying past Earth might be an alien spacecraft, scientists say

A huge object that flew past Earth might be an alien spacecraft, scientists have said.<p>Scientists had originally thought that the cigar-shaped object …

Nail better barre chords in 20 minutes with this easy guitar lesson

<b>Move away from the comfort of open chords and find creative freedom by learning how to play all over the fretboard with our guide to nailing</b> …

Electric Guitar

Watchdog: At least 200 environmental activists slain in 2016

NEW DELHI (AP) — At least 200 land and environmental activists were slain in 2016 protecting forests, rivers and land from mining, logging and …

Blue Apron Has Been Dinged For A “Serious” Worker Safety Violation — Again

A 2016 inspection of Blue Apron’s California food packaging facility found five worker safety violations, including one that could potentially have resulted in “death or serious physical harm,” for which the company has been initially fined $6,580. The violations are currently “under contest” by …

Cassini spacecraft finds possibility of alien life, then runs out of fuel

Scientists say discovery of ingredients for life on Saturn’s moon Enceladus is bittersweet as spacecraft prepares to end 20-year mission<p>Could there be life in our own solar system?<p>This is the question posed by the discovery of hydrogen gas erupting in plumes from Saturn’s moon Enceladus, indicating …

Astronomy

The CEO of a $3.7 billion startup is accused of firing employees right before their stock options vest, report says

Orion Hindawi is the CEO of Tanium, a startup he created with his father a decade ago. Today it is one of the highest-valued security startups in the tech industry. It raised $287 million of venture investment at a valuation of $3.7 billion, much of that coming from the VC powerhouse Andreessen …

Employment

New York Set To Offer Free Tuition At 4-Year Colleges

If the state Senate approves the budget, New York will become the first state to do so.<p>In a major victory for the movement to improve access to higher education, New York is set to become the only state that offers free tuition at four-year colleges.<p>Deemed the Excelsior Scholarship, the free …

College & University

Resurrection did not happen, say quarter of Christians

<b>A quarter of people who describe themselves as Christians in Great Britain do not believe in the resurrection of Jesus, a survey commissioned by the BBC suggests.</b><p>However, almost one in 10 people of no religion say they do believe the Easter story, but it has "some content that should not be taken …

Faith

The 5 places that stole my heart in 2016

For a lot of people, 2016 was the kind of year that warranted a lot of getting away. So it’s no surprise that for me, a professional jet-setter, most …