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Study: The kinds of friendships you have in your 20s and 30s predicts your well-being later in life

A new study shows that when it comes to friendship, it’s quantity over quality that matters in your 20s—and vice versa in your 30s.<p>That pattern turns out to be a predictor of psychological well-being later in life, and it happens to be one that comes relatively naturally to many of us.<p>“Earlier on …

Psychology

Obama Becomes First U.S. President to Visit Ethiopia

Airports

An unlikely grocery store is becoming a major threat to McDonald's

The grocery-store chain Kroger is ramping up its prepared-food offerings and luring fast-food customers, according to Jonathan Maze at Nation's Restaurant News.<p>The industry consulting firm Technomic polled customers on what they would eat if they didn't "get a bucket of chicken or a salad bar from …

Sony obtains rights to Facebook exec Sheryl Sandberg's 'Lean In'

"Lean In," the bestselling nonfiction book by<p>Facebookexecutive Sheryl Sandberg about the dearth of women leaders in the corporate world and what can be done about it, is on its way to the big screen.<p>SonyPictures has obtained film rights to "Lean In" and tapped Nell Scovell, who helped Sandberg pen …

Exclusive: North Korea would use nukes if 'forced,' official says

<b>Pyongyang, North Korea (CNN) —</b> When officials informed us that we'd be granted a sit-down interview with a high-ranking member of North Korea's inner circle with no preconditions, it was a real surprise.<p>Senior figures in Pyongyang don't do interviews, especially not with the international press.<p>"I …

North Korea

Top 10: the best Havana hotels

Spanish poet Federico García Lorca wrote: “If ever I get lost… look for me in Cuba.” This beautiful island, one of the largest in the Caribbean, has long attracted bohemian types drawn to its grand architecture and seductive beaches.<p>Havana, Cuba's capital, remains hypnotic and its hotel …

Cuba

Netflix agrees Comcast streaming deal

<b>Netflix has agreed a deal with Comcast, the biggest internet service provider in the US, that will see its videos streamed faster and more smoothly.</b><p>The multi-year deal will see Netflix servers connected directly to Comcast's network, removing third parties that slow down streaming speeds.<p>However, …

NFL report is too easy on Patriot cheaters

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Wells Report got it wrong.<p>After nearly four months of investigations, the report finds it "more probable than not" that the New England Patriots deliberately deflated the balls in the AFC championship game and that star quarterback Tom Brady was "generally aware" of the cheating.<p>The …

President Obama Visits Ethiopia: Pictures

Prehistory

Kate and William make media plea for privacy during stay in Norfolk

Letters to media warning against “acts of harassment” of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at their Norfolk home have been distributed by police.<p>Kate and William left London for Anmer Hall, on the Queen’s private Sandringham estate, with their new baby Princess Charlotte and her elder brother …

Royal Family

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Baltimore Is Just the Beginning

The curfew has been lifted in Baltimore, and now all of God’s children are once again tucked back in the snug routine of their daily lives. The black …

Small, Stylish Ways to Stand Out from the Crowd

Small, easy ways to stand out.<p><b>1. Sunglasses</b>Metal frames are more versatile than plastic, says Kevin Harter, vice president of fashion direction at Bloomingdale's. Be classic, but not gaudy, with brushed-gold metal frames.<p><b>2. Watch</b>The right watch is a long-term style investment. A brown leather band …

Men's Fashion

Tesla's Powerwall Battery is Already Sold Out until Mid-2016

Just days after the Tesla Powerwall was announced, the company has reported that it has sold out of the hot new product until mid-2016. Yowza.<p>Tesla CEO Elon Musk stated today in its first quarter earnings call that the company received more than 38,000 reservations for the Powerwall, which includes …

Holland’s beautiful goals put the wonder back in World Cup

Vicente del Bosque was not expecting that, and Louis van Gaal – “We had a plan but I never imagined it would work out quite so well” – was not expecting it either. Ron Vlaar, penalised for the first foul challenge after just 13 seconds, was not expecting it, and neither were the six Spain fans in …

Seahawks' Richard Sherman fined for taunting Michael Crabtree, 49ers

SeahawkscornerbackRichard Shermanhas been fined $7,875 by theNFLfor taunting theSan Francisco 49ersduring the final minute of theNFCchampionship game on Sunday in Seattle.<p>With 30 seconds left in the fourth quarter, Sherman deflected a pass in the end zone intended for 49ers wide receiver<p>Michael …

Obama to outline new plans for jobless next week | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama will announce a new plan next week to help Americans who continue to struggle to find jobs even as the economy recovers from recession, his senior adviser, Dan Pfeiffer, said on Saturday.<p>U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks at a reception with …