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An aircraft wing, potentially from missing flight MH370, is found on a remote island

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>The fragment of an airplane wing recently washed up on the French island of La Réunion, approximately 600 miles (950 km) east of Madagascar. An anonymous US official confirmed to the Associated Press that investigators have “a high degree of confidence” the wing is from a …

Airplanes

JCPenney Employee Sent Home for Wearing Shorts She Bought at JCPenney

Shorts are a violation of the company's employee dress code.<p>When Sylva Stoel, a now former JCPenney employee, showed up to work wearing a pair of red shorts she purchased from the career section at JCPenney, she was asked by her boss to go home and change.<p>Sylva, whose handle is @queenfeminist, then …

How to Keep Your Feet from Slipping and Sliding in the Summer Heat

Nothing says summer quite like sweating profusely in record-breaking high temps. To help you beat the sweltering heat, we’ve pieced together a …

Pending Home Sales Dip In June, Down From May's Nine-Year High

The number of contracts signed to buy previously-owned homes fell in June but remained near May’s nine-year high, the National Association of Realtors said Wednesday.<p>NAR’s Pending Home Sales Index, which tracks contract signings (as opposed to closed sales), fell 1.8% in June to a level of 110.3. …

What Is Microdermabrasion, And Will It Improve Your Skin?

We've got the answer.<p><i>"Beauty Glossary" is a HuffPost series that breaks down beauty product techniques, treatments and ingredients so you know exactly what you're putting onto and into your body.</i><p>Microdermabrasion is one of those cosmetic procedures that most people have heard of, but don't really …

Is Facebook a TV Alternative for Advertisers? Not Yet.

Facebook's video ad business is still a mystery.<p>Facebook wants more TV ad money. Nothing new there: For years it has been fishing for TV advertisers by arguing that it has a TV-sized audience. It’s a message that was reiterated once again by COO Sheryl Sandberg during the company’s Q2 earnings call …

Hedge Funds Want Puerto Rico To Fire Teachers To Pay Them Back

Report says the debt-burdened island doesn't have to go into default if it slices spending.<p>As Puerto Rico teeters on the edge of default, a new report commissioned by a group of hedge funds insists the U.S. territory can avoid bankruptcy if it lays off teachers, sells off many of its public assets …

Pakistani militant leader killed in police convoy attack

MUZAFFARGARH, Pakistan — One of Pakistan’s most-feared Islamist militant leaders, thought to be behind the killing of scores of minority Shiites, was fatally shot along with 13 other militants during an assault on a police convoy that was transporting him from prison on Wednesday.<p>Malik Ishaq, who …

Extremism

Whole Foods sales hurt by bad publicity from overcharging

Whole Foods Market Inc. says its sales are hurting from bad publicity over its overcharging of customers in New York City.<p>The grocery chain known for its organic offerings noted that sales growth slowed sharply in the last two weeks of the quarter that ended July 5. That was after New York City …

Cincinnati police officer indicted in shooting death of black man | Reuters

CINCINNATI (Reuters) - A University of Cincinnati police officer was indicted Wednesday on murder charges in the fatal shooting last week of an unarmed black motorist who was stopped because of a missing front license plate.<p>Hamilton County prosecutor Joseph Deters called the July 19 death of Samuel …

Hillary's former spokesman turns over 20 boxes of emails

Long-time Hillary Clinton spokesman Philippe Reines handed the State Department 20 boxes of work-related emails taken in part from a personal email account, State officials said Wednesday, calling into question the extent to which top aides to the former secretary of state also engaged in …

Family of Samuel DuBose, Killed by University Cop, Calls for Peace After Cincinnati Indictment

The family of Samuel DuBose, the Cincinnati man shot and killed during a traffic stop, is calling for peace following the release of the body camera video that captured the moment when DuBose was killed.<p>Speaking at a press conference Wednesday afternoon, DuBose family attorney Mark O’Mara called …

3D-printed clothing collection took student 2,000 hours to produce

Nine months of research and 2,000 hours to print: That's how long it took student Danit Peleg to complete her final design project.<p>Peleg, a …

Clothing

Obama wants to build an exascale supercomputer by 2025

The White House is getting serious about supercomputers. Today, President Obama issued an executive order establishing the National Strategic Computing Intiative — essentially a federal strategy for making sure America leads the field in supercomputers. The order points to implementations in …

Hundreds protest Cecil the lion killing at dentist's office

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - A group of protesters outside the office of a suburban Minneapolis dentist who killed a protected lion in Zimbabwe has grown to a couple of hundred people.<p>Demonstrators carried signs Wednesday and chanted outside the Bloomington office of Walter Palmer.<p>Palmer has said he …

An ex-NFL player caught his college teammate burglarizing his house on camera

After a judge ordered Fontenot to serve the reminder of six-month jail sentence following a no contest plea, Berrian told ABC 30's Sontaya Rose that the two were actually attending a barbecue together on April 28, hours before the attempted burglary took place.<p>"It was crazy because we were all …