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Pictures of the Week 2.18.16

The Best Hotels in America, Based on Their Free Beauty Products

Bring an extra suitcase for amenities when you're staying at one of these places.

Beauty

U.S. strike on Libya camp escalates campaign against Islamic State

CAIRO — A U.S. air attack killed dozens of militants in Libya on Friday, marking an escalation in the American campaign against the Islamic State as the militant group expands its reach from North Africa to Central Asia.<p>U.S. and regional officials said that U.S. F-15 fighter jets struck a suspected …

6 takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dropped their buddy-buddy act -- trading blows in explosive exchanges over Cruz's Canadian birth and his denunciation of Trump's "New York values."<p>The two stole the show the Fox Business Network debate in North Charleston, South Carolina, where …

Pictures of the day: 10 January 2016 - Telegraph

CES

The young woman slain by ISIS for daring to 'swim in a sea of dreams'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ruqia Hassan was 30, a woman who dared to defy ISIS in its stronghold of Raqqa, Syria. She seemed to sense that one day she would pay with her life for her words and prayers. She was right.<p>According to the social media accounts of citizen journalists from Raqqa, Hassan was killed sometime …

Japanese curry, crispy rice buns and anime on the Okamoto Kitchen truck

Shiny, happy Japanese animation-influenced art called anime embellishes all corners of the red-and-white Okamoto Kitchen Japanese comfort food truck. A Japanese maid named Haru-chan, based on Japanese maid culture, winks at you while you ponder between the Japanese fried chicken and curry on the …

Kids photograph the slum they call home

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Mathare network of slums is perhaps the most notorious in Nairobi. Boasting a population of 500,000 -- jammed into roughly half a square mile -- Mathare is the second-largest slum in the Kenyan capital, and infamously tough. Marked by widespread poverty, unemployment and a high crime …

Planning Your Vacation: How to Plan at the Last Minute

<i>Planning a perfect trip requires putting in some time to research your best options, from flights to hotels and local activities. While planning</i> …

What to Pack in a Car Emergency Kit for Your Holiday Road Trips

Winter holiday plans often involve abundant road travel—whether it's multiple gift-shopping expeditions to the mall or piling the clan into the …

50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

From ice palaces in Canada to underwater rooms in Africa, we've come up with 50 of the world's most incredible hotels that will take any vacation to the next level.<p>Here's our ultimate bucket list of 50 hotels everyone should stay in at least once in their lives.<p><i>Did we miss your dream hotel? Let us</i> …

Costa Rica

How to defeat ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>CNN Opinion asked a range of contributors for their take on last week's attacks in Paris and how the war on ISIS must change if the U.S. and its allies want to defeat it. The opinions expressed in these commentaries are solely those of the authors.</i><p>Fareed Zakaria: What does ISIS want?<p>The …

Microsoft announces new Cyber Defense Operations Center to bolster enterprise security credentials

Microsoft has laid out plans to bolster enterprise security and help its customers “evolve their security” for what it calls the “mobile-first, cloud-first world.”<p>Talking at the Microsoft Government Cloud Forum in Washington, D.C., today, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella discussed Microsoft’s “new …

The countries that don’t exist

There really is a secret world of hidden independent nations, with their own populations, governments – and football leagues. In fact, you’ve almost certainly visited one without realising.<p>When I first see Nick Middleton, he is surrounded by globes and atlases showing the most exotic places on the …

Rocky Mountains

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East

An Inside Look at Drug Tunnels Along the U.S. Border

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Homeland Security

Warren Buffett's 9 Tips for Happiness and Success

Warren Buffett knows a thing or three about becoming wealthy and successful, and the Oracle of Omaha is not averse to handing out mostly excellent …

RebelMouse vs. WordPress VIP

After building the product for Huffington Post, and owning the product and engineering groups at AOL after we were acquired, it was clear to me there …

How ISIS’s ‘Attack America’ Plan Is Working

The terrorist group’s sophisticated social-media campaign is reaching its audience in the United States. What it does next has law enforcement …

Hospitals urge Muslims to donate organs

<b>Hospitals in the West Midlands are urging Muslims to consider donating their organs for patients waiting for transplants.</b><p>Muslims needing an organ donation, such as a new kidney or liver, wait on average a year longer than non-Muslims.<p>This is due to a lack of donors coming forward from a matching …

11 'Healthy' Foods Diet Experts Avoid

You do your best to do right by your body by making healthy food choices every day. Unfortunately, a number of “health” foods you may go out of your …

Warriors Win NBA Title: Pictures

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

Rachel Dolezal

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Pictures of the Week 6.12.15

Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida.<p>276<p>image/jpeg<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/6/10/1433954982833/1b7d66ce-79f0-4547-b570-f68f1f82bd4e-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Mustafa Khalili<p>Abu ­Muhammad al-Maqdisi, the …

Islam

The Forgotten Brutality of Female Nazi Concentration Camp Guards

<i>This post is in partnership with History Today. The article below was originally published at HistoryToday.com.</i><p>‘[They] hit the prisoners, who were …