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How to Get the Biggest Reimbursement for a Canceled Flight

Whether it’s a technical issue or an overbooked plane, a lot of factors can get between you and a stress-free flight. Air travel is especially …

'Six strikes' anti-piracy initiative comes to an end after being deemed a failure

The MPAA and RIAA are throwing in the towel for their so-called ‘six strikes’ initiative. The program — formally known as the Copyright Alert System — started in 2013 as a partnership between ISPs and copyright holders designed to scare off internet pirates.<p>It didn’t work.<p>As pirates were caught …

Why gun stocks are plunging since Trump won

Gun stocks have plunged since the election of Donald Trump.<p>What happened? Trump was endorsed by the National Rifle Association and was the clear favorite of white, rural, gun-loving America.<p>But the stock prices for Sturm, Ruger (RGR) and Smith & Wesson (SWHC)have both dropped by more than 20% since …


Why the Anti-Defamation League just put the Pepe the Frog meme on its hate symbols list

The images the Anti-Defamation League considers symbols of hate are often historically fraught: the swastika, the Confederate flag, the Ku Klux Klan's burning cross. Now they have company from a green cartoon frog.<p>The ADL, a Jewish group that fights anti-Semitism and other forms of hate, just added …

David Duke, KKK support Donald Trump

Donald Trump's campaign is getting support from hate groups such as the KKK and their former leader David Duke. CNN's Drew Griffin reports.

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Early voting data suggests Clinton lags in North Carolina compared to 2012

<b>(CNN) —</b> The political consensus is virtually unanimous: If Hillary Clinton wins North Carolina, Donald Trump has to win every other competitive state to take the White House.<p>Clinton has other paths to victory without North Carolina, but the state has been a focus for Democrats this cycle. She has …


Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …


Donald Trump gives different account of how Obama handled a protester

Donald Trump, during a campaign rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania, on Friday night, gave a startlingly different account of how President Barack Obama handled a protester earlier in the day.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

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Netflix's Secret Codes Unlock More Movies Than You Can Imagine

Access this hidden list of hyper-specific Netflix genres with our help.<p>How many movies do you think are currently available on Netflix? Well, you’re …


'Vote Trump' painted on black church set ablaze in Mississippi

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police are investigating the burning of a black church in Mississippi during which vandals spray-painted "Vote Trump" on an exterior wall.<p>A 911 call reporting the fire at Hopewell Baptist Church in Greenville came in at about 9:15 p.m. Tuesday, police said. Firefighters quickly extinguished …

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Anti-Semites love Donald Trump: Anti-Defamation League report confirms what journalists already knew

A new report from the ADL’s Task Force on Harassment and Journalism quantifies a tangible uptick in anti-Semitism<p>The Anti-Defamation League on Wednesday released a report on anti-Semitic harassment of journalists online during the 2016 campaign cycle.<p>The report, from ADL's Task Force on Harassment …

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Rudy Giuliani gets touchy in Mark Cuban debate

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former New York City Major Rudy Giuliani and billionaire Mark Cuban offered a heated preview of Wednesday's final presidential debate, arguing about Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.<p>Giuliani, who is a surrogate for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, …

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Why some Black Lives Matter activists are second-guessing social media

Today, many activists still rely heavily on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram to organize protests, connect with like-minded people, and amplify underrepresented voices.<p>But a new revelation is causing them to second-guess how they use social media.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) announced …

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Tonight, watch Orbital ATK's Antares rocket launch for the first time in two years

The vehicle is back to resupplying the International Space Station<p>Tonight, Orbital ATK will launch its Antares rocket again — nearly two years after the vehicle’s last launch ended in a spectacular explosion. Since then, the Antares has gone through an extensive upgrade, as the vehicle’s main …

Space Exploration
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Pastor Robert Jeffress defends Trump after leaked 2005 audio

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Republicans back away from Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> After a year of agonizing, Donald Trump's vulgar hot mic comments proved to be the final straw for many top Republican Party leaders.<p>A day after the release of the lewd tape, House and Senate members rescinded their endorsement of Trump in increasing numbers -- and others were sure to …


Student charged after wearing gorilla mask to Black Lives Matter protest

A white student at East Tennessee State University has been charged with civil rights intimidation after attending a Black Lives Matter demonstration wearing a gorilla mask, and carrying bananas tied with a noose.<p>Freshman Tristan Rettke was escorted away from scene by university safety officers, …

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Giant asteroid with force of 3 billion nuclear bombs heading towards Earth, claims Chinese astronomer

Just less than two weeks after the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) warned that Earth is vulnerable to a major asteroid hit, a …

Dallas Cop Accuses Black Lives Matter, Obama of Inciting Race War, Files Lawsuit

A Dallas police sergeant has filed a federal lawsuit against Black Lives Matters and its supporters, claiming that the movement is inciting a race …

Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement

Terence Crutcher Shooting: 'Disturbing' Helicopter Footage Shows Tulsa Police Kill Unarmed Man

Video footage released Monday showed Tulsa police shooting an unarmed man to death on Friday night after he approached his SUV with his arms raised.<p>In footage filmed from a police helicopter, Terence Crutcher, 40, can be seen slowly walking from the edge of a street north of Tulsa toward his …

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Isaac Newton's 'philosopher's stone' recipe discovered

<b>(CNN) —</b> Harry Potter wasn't the only one after the philosopher's stone.<p>Isaac Newton's recently discovered manuscript is his handwritten copy of mid-17th-century Harvard alchemist George Starkey's procedure for producing "sophick mercury," a substance seen as a main ingredient for the philosopher's …

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Strangely in sync: Scientists solve 350-year-old pendulum clock mystery

The 350-year-old mystery of why pendulum clocks hanging from the same wall can influence each other and synchronize over time may hold even more secrets than previously thought, researchers say.<p>Solving this mystery could shed light on puzzling aspects of a variety of synchronized behaviors, such as …


Looking at quantum gravity in a mirror

Einstein's theory of gravity and quantum physics are expected to merge at the Planck-scale of extremely high energies and on very short distances. At …