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Russian Media Condemn Paris Attacks — But Question Who Was Behind Them

A tabloid and a TV channel have given play to theories asking if Americans plotted the attacks. Also, some religious figures have said <i>Charlie Hebdo</i> staff brought the violence on themselves.<p>Transcript<p>RENEE MONTAGNE, HOST:<p>The string of attacks in France has gotten a lot of attention in Russia. Those …

Flip Down Memory Lane: The Year in Review

In 2014, we saw countries unite to fight mass disease and terror. Ebola ravaged African countries and spread to the United States. ISIS attacked …

ISIS tries to justify slavery, sex with girls

Can you take non-Muslim women and children captive? Yes, says ISIS.<p>Can you have sex with them, even prepubescent girls? Yes, according to the Islamist extremist group.<p>Can you sell them or give them as gifts to others? The answer is yes, once again.<p>People in Mosul -- the Iraqi city now under control …

These Were The Top 10 Most Popular Searches On Google In 2014

Each year, Google releases a list of the topics we’ve collectively searched for the most over the past 12 months. Each year, I try and see how many I can guess beforehand.<p>This year, I got about half. How many can you get? [Pro tip: remember, people generally search for depressing/scary stuff more …

What to expect from Apple in 2015

Apple found its smile again. After a year without breaching a single new product category, a year when product rollout events began to feel like dour …

Sony’s smart glass uses regular glasses, aims for sports and work

Sony has announced its own take on the smart glass concept. To be formally unveiled at CES next month, the Single-Lens Display Module can be attached …

Jane Austen in quotes: 30 tips for a successful life

Who needs modern self-help gurus when a 19th-century novelist had it all worked out? Fortify yourself for the first Jane Austen day with quotes from her novels – and let us know the ones we have missed<p>It’s no longer universally acknowledged that “a single man in possession of a good fortune must be …

A brighter future: five ideas for solar energy - CNN.com

<i>Editor's note: Tomorrow Transformed explores innovative approaches and opportunities available in business and society through technology.</i><p><i>Viewing this on a mobile device? Click here for mobile version.</i><p><b>(CNN)</b> -- The energy needs of the world could all, in principle, be fulfilled by one single source …

Amateur cloud enthusiast dreams up name for newly identified formation

Un-du-la-tus as-per-a-tus sounds like an entry in the Hogwarts’ charms, spells and potions book.<p>“What would that induce?” ponders Gavin Pretor-Pinney, pictured right, founder of the Cloud Appreciation Society. An enchantment, perhaps, bewitching adults into thinking less negatively about clouds and …

Man versus myth: does it matter if the Moses story is based on fact?

The actor Christian Bale has said that Moses was “likely schizophrenic and one of the most barbaric characters I ever read about in my life”, which may illuminate the way he plays the character in Ridley Scott’s upcoming film <i>Exodus: Gods and Kings</i>. But what light does it cast on the historical …

Scientists: 'Positive' results in 1st human trial of experimental Ebola vaccine

The first human trial of an experimental Ebola vaccine has produced promising results, U.S. scientists said, raising hopes that protection from the deadly disease may be on the horizon.<p>All 20 healthy adults who received the vaccine in a trial run by researchers from the National Institutes of …

Black Ferguson Residents Arm Themselves and Descend Upon White-Owned Business — The Reason Why Is Front-Page Worthy

A group of four black Ferguson residents reportedly armed themselves and descended upon a white-owned business following a grand jury’s decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson in the fatal shooting of Michael Brown. But unlike many of the Ferguson demonstrators, the armed men were there …

Barack Obama’s Cheney dilemma: How torture and mercy define his presidency

<b>Dick Cheney, Barack Obama (AP/J. Scott Applewhite/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>On the same day he announced one of his greatest accomplishments, Obama was cementing one of his greatest mistakes<p>Elias Isquith<p>November 29, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>A few hours before the president announced …

Needle on Zero: Nigeria's Economy Tanking as U.S. Oil Exports Dry Up

When the terrorist group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 250 Nigerian schoolgirls last spring, many news reports noted that Nigeria had long been one of the biggest suppliers of oil to the United States, suggesting that economic relationship gave Washington a strong incentive to help track down the …

GOP congressional majority likely to change way it crunches numbers

The incoming Republican majority in Congress is preparing to give number-crunching a controversial twist, and the new math could make it easier for the GOP to cut taxes.<p>For years, leading GOP lawmakers have wanted to change the way that the nonpartisan congressional staff calculates — or, in …

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As energy shares tumble, opportunity lurks

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Shale stocks have been hard-hit as investors see margins all but evaporating following the slide in crude oil prices, but the U.S. shale energy boom is not over.<p>People walk past the New York Stock Exchange on Wall Street, February 10, 2009. REUTERS/Eric Thayer<p>An index of oil …

OPEC's Gamesmanship Could Benefit Exxon and Chevron

OPEC (read, Saudi Arabia) sees the oil surplus, but says it will not be the one to cut production to balance supply with demand. This decision is more than inaction or inertia. It looks to be commodity gamesmanship designed to squeeze out higher cost competition.<p><i>Disclosure: Author purchased Chevron</i> …

Where To Retire If You Want To Live 'The Good Life'

Friends returned recently from an extended stay in Thailand. They'd also recently spent time on the west coast of the United States (Los Angeles, Portland, and Seattle) and a month in Paris.<p>Their conclusion?<p>That at street level Paris costs roughly double the west coast of the United States. The …

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Aunt of North Korean leader died after her husband was executed, defector says

The aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un suffered a fatal stroke while she was on the phone with him, arguing about her husband's execution, according to a defector from the secretive nation.<p>Kim Kyung Hee was the sister of Kim Jong Il, the North Korean leader who died three years ago and left …

8 Netflix Tricks You Just Can't Live Without

One of the main reasons Netflix is so popular is because of its simplicity. It’s painfully easy to queue up a movie on your laptop, video game …

Super efficient perovskites are dazzling solar cell researchers

There’s a lot of excitement about a class of materials called perovskites that promise to deliver efficient and cheap solar cells. Watching progress …

Apple CarPlay vs Google Android Auto — full comparison (Video)

Apple and Google are back at it again and attempting to bring a safe and friendly mobile experience to your car. Android Auto and CarPlay are the two company’s re-imagining of mobile user interfaces for the car and both are gearing up for a major rollout over the next year.<p>Each system is designed …

Solid State Storage Prices Tumble This Black Friday

For the last few years, I have been recommending that users upgrade their systems with a solid state drive, or SSD. If you have a system that’s still chugging along with a hard disk drive at the heart of its storage subsystem, replacing it with a solid state drive will be one of, if not the most, …

14 innovations that improved the world in 2014

These aren't just gadgets that charge your devices faster or "groundbreaking" apps — they have potential for lasting impact. They can change the …

The Clean Eating 28-Day Plan: A Healthy Cookbook and 4-Week Plan for Eating Clean

• <b>Author:</b> Rockridge Press<p>Eating healthy shouldn’t have to be complicated. When you start a clean eating lifestyle, you’ll discover how easy it can be to adopt permanent healthy changes without sacrificing the joy of eating real food. <i>The Clean Eating 28-Day Plan</i> will introduce you to the six core …

Gifts for Lovers of Books, Coffee, Cocktails & Good Food

<i>Remember that feeling of panic when Christmas is days away and you have no gifts wrapped? Not this year! We're introducing our 2014 holiday gift guides -- with ideas for everyone on your list, arranged by personality and price.</i><p><i>Today: Got a friend who only drinks Ecuadorian coffee, or one who will</i> …

Why Is There Sugar In Fast Food Grilled Chicken?

Sugar finds its way into more foods on our plates than we realize. Even when we are consciously trying to limit how much of it we put into our mouths, by cutting down on overtly sugary things like soft drinks, it’s still challenging to avoid. As I and others have written, there are good reasons for …

Dried, chewy bananas are every health food trend in one snack

For the next trendy health food, look to Brazil: It’s where the coconut water craze came from, after all. And those acai berries that supposedly turn whatever dishes or drinks they touch into disease-fighting, anti-aging miracle remedies? They’re Brazilian, too. And so is Caue Suplicy, the CEO of a …

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Robin van Persie has one last chance to impress Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal

Striker will start against Hull City on Saturday but he is under pressure with James Wilson and Radamel Falcao ready to replace the struggling Dutchman<p>Robin van Persie is facing growing competition for his place from <b>Manchester United</b> youngster James Wilson after Louis van Gaal admitted his 13-touch …

College Football Rankings 2014: Final NCAA Overview of Week 14 Standings

TCU is in an enviable position among College Football Playoff contenders heading into Saturday’s slate of games.<p>It already made a loud statement Thursday—even if that came against a struggling 6-6 Texas program that looks like a shell of its once proud self—and now gets to sit back and root for …