James Trostle

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‘I take care of beans, bullets, boots and blankets’: The arrested Oregon occupiers

Federal law enforcement officials arrested eight people on Tuesday and three more on Wednesday in connection with the armed occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Oregon. Another occupier, LaVoy Finicum, was killed in the process on Tuesday.<p>The arrests were made in two states …

Oregon

The X-Files: Where We Left Off

With The X-Files returning with new episodes, here's a refresher on how things wrapped up for Mulder and Scully when last we saw them.<p>It's been …

Science Fiction

'X-Files': 7 revelations from Chris Carter

We got a flashlight, ducked under crime scene tape and trekked into a dark rainy forest to meet <i>The X-Files</i> creator Chris Carter, where he gave us a …

Floods Ravage South America: Pictures

Attention Economy

Latest: Flooding closes 3 historic sites in Illinois

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The latest developments on flooding in the Midwest (all times local):<p>4:10 p.m.<p>Severe flooding is forcing the closure of three historic sites in Illinois.<p>The Illinois Historic Preservation Agency said Wednesday that Fort de Chartres, Fort Kaskaskia and Pierre Menard Home have been …

Rainfall

How the Kansas City Royals Dashed to a World Series Title

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The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

Earthquake Shakes Afghanistan, Pakistan, India; Scores Killed

KABUL, Afghanistan — A magnitude-7.5 earthquake hit northeastern Afghanistan on Monday, killing hundreds of people there and in neighboring Pakistan.<p>"More [deaths] are expected," the Pakistani province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's chief minister, Pervez Khattak, told state TV about three hours after the …

Natural Disasters

​Why Freezing to Death Makes You Want To Get Naked

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Paleontology

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

Social media. Beheadings. Dogma. Empty promises. ISIS is copying the Mexican cartel playbook to a T, writes The Cartel author Don Winslow.<p>A bound man …

Mexico

The rest of the NBA should be terrified by what the Spurs are doing this summer

Nobody in the NBA world thinks they're starved for success, but after getting knocked out of the playoffs in the first round this season, the Spurs are going all-in this summer.<p>Despite a glut of their own players hitting the free-agent market, the Spurs have found a way to both keep their core …

NBA

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 …

Terrorism

How Isis crippled al-Qaida

The inside story of the coup that has brought the world’s most feared terrorist network to the brink of collapse<p>On 5 February, Jordanian officials confirmed that the intellectual godfather of al-Qaida, Abu Muhammad al-Maqdisi, had been released from prison. Though he is little known in the west, …

Yahoo Will Stream the NFL's First Web Game, for Free

The Buffalo-Jacksonville game will be available around the world. But you'll need to set your clocks early if you want to watch in the U.S.<p>A couple of months ago, when the NFL announced that for the first time ever, it would show a regular season game (almost) exclusively on the Internet, it didn’t …

Televisions

Windows 10, with Cortana, Edge and Xbox gaming, is coming July 29

The newest version of<p>Microsoft Windowsarrives July 29.<p>Microsoft announced the launch date for Windows 10 on Monday. Upgrading to the major new edition of its operating system will be free for most consumers with a Windows 8 or Windows 7 machine. (Microsoft skipped a version 9.)<p>Highlights include …

Cortana

Things to know about NCAA baseball tournament regionals

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The NCAA baseball tournament starts Friday with regionals. The 16 winners advance to super regionals next week, and the final eight go to the College World Series in Omaha beginning June 13.<p>Here are some of the tournament's top story lines:<p>BRUINS ARE BACK: UCLA won its first …

College Sports

Should the Timberwolves draft Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor?

NEW YORK — The month-long debate for Karl-Anthony Towns or Jahlil Okafor has officially begun for the Minnesota Timberwolves, winners of Tuesday night's NBA draft lottery.<p>"We're going to get a great piece. There are a lot of directions we can go," said Timberwolves coach Flip Saunders after the …

Basketball

How the Bandidos became one of the world's most feared biker gangs

The Bandidos motorcycle gang has a saying: "Cut one, we all bleed."<p>It's not clear who started the cutting, but there was plenty of bloodshed on Sunday when the Bandidos brutally clashed with members of several other bike gangs at a restaurant in Waco, Texas. A wild shootout in broad daylight left …

Science Seeks to Unlock Marijuana Secrets

As the once-vilified drug becomes more accepted, researchers around the world are trying to understand how it works and how it might fight disease.<p>There’s nothing new about cannabis, of course. It’s been around humankind pretty much forever.<p>In Siberia charred seeds have been found inside burial …

Cannabis

All the Fall 2015 TV Shows You Need to Know

Here are the new and returning series you might or might not want to watch in the months ahead.<p><b>Drunk History, Season One, Comedy Central (September 1)</b><p>Based on the Funny or Die web series created by Derek Waters and Jeremy Konner, <i>Drunk History</i> takes a "narrator" in every episode, gets him or her …

TV

Tom Brady says he's still digesting 'Deflategate' report

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tom Brady smiled and laughed. He worked the raucous crowd that came to hear him speak.<p>But when Brady was asked to comment on the "Deflategate" scandal and the recently released report that said it was likely he knew New England Patriots staffers were altering footballs outside NFL rules, …

NFL

Bill Simmons to leave ESPN

Bill Simmons, the popular, but provocative, columnist and television personality who turned himself into one of the biggest stars in sports media will be leaving ESPN at the end of his contract in September.<p>“We weren’t going to get to the terms,” ESPN president John Skipper told Richard Sandomir of</i> …

Glenn Beck

Avengers: Age of Ultron

Iron Man, Thor and the Hulk finds fast new company in a Marvel hit that won't quit<p>Captain America actually says "shit." You heard me. "Language," …

Marvel Universe

The first cast photo for the ‘Suicide Squad’ movie reveals new cast members

On Wednesday night, "Suicide Squad" director David Ayer ("Fury") tweeted out the first photo from inside the making of Warner Bros.' comic book adaptation of the DC Comics series.<p>It's a group shot of Ayer and some of the cast while doing a script read-through, which follows a group of incarcerated …

Comic Books

'Elder Scrolls Online' Goes Subscription-Free On PC And Mac

Well it’s official—<i>The Elder Scrolls Online</i> is now officially subscription-free on PC and Mac.<p>The game is relaunching as <i>Tamriel Unlimited</i>, and includes the original title plus all six content updates, is live for PC and Mac users.<p>According to Bethesda, every account—whether currently subscribed or …

Gaming Industry