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L.A. city leaders question financial risk of hosting 2024 Olympic Games

The deadline is looming to submit another round of bid materials to the International Olympic Committee, but many Los Angeles city leaders continue to have questions about what legal and financial protections will be in place should L.A. be awarded the 2024 Summer Games.<p>The second round of bid …

Donald Trump mocks Hillary Clinton for health episode: 'She can't even make it to her car'

"You see all the days off that Hillary takes?" Trump asked the crowd at an Iowa rally. "Day off. Day off. Day off. All those day offs. And then she can't even make it to her car."<p>"Isn't that tough?" he continued. "All those day offs. Right. Boom. Every see her chart? 'She won't be campaigning …

Donald Trump

Trump lashes out at 'fabricated' report on campaign turmoil: 'Your sources' were probably 'fired long ago'

NBC News reporter Katy Tur tweeted Wednesday that the "mood in Trump world is darker than usual."<p>"1 source says debate was a 'disaster,'" Tur tweeted. "2nd: might hire debate coaches. 3rd: He's a fast learner."<p>She continued in a subsequent tweet: "No one on team Trump is counting him out. They just …

Kanye West Only Knows Three Words On His New Song With Juicy J

The NBA preseason starts in a few days, and Juicy J and Kanye West are feeding into the hype with the boastful new track “Ballin.”<p>The woozy collab — …

New Singles

Creepy clowns cause sheriff to consult with FBI and Homeland Security

If you are going to be dressing up in a costume for Halloween, you might want to avoid dressing like a creepy clown, considering the sinister clown …

Horror

AP: Across US, police officers abuse confidential databases

DENVER (AP) — Police officers across the country misuse confidential law enforcement databases to get information on romantic partners, business associates, neighbors, journalists and others for reasons that have nothing to do with daily police work, an Associated Press investigation has …

Post Debate The Internet Made ‘The Hillary Shimmy Song’ And It’s Actually Pretty Good

Monday night’s debate was easily the television event of the year and we got a lot of good out of it. The candidates had a serious discussion about policy, talked about the benefits of pragmatism and compromise, and were completely respectful of each other. Actually, all of that is a lie or at …

I Will Always Be Depressed, and I'm OK With That

What double depression means―and how a correct diagnosis saved one woman's life.<p>When I was in early adolescence, a fog descended. I had been warned about teenage moodiness, but the fog I experienced was less of a cyclical storm and more of a permanent haze. A window seemed to separate me from …

Google, Facebook and Amazon form council to decide AI ethics

The world’s biggest artificial intelligence companies, including Facebook and Google, have joined forces to mould the ethical rules that will govern how robots and computer programs behave in the future.<p>The Partnership on Artificial Intelligence to Benefit People and Society, a group that also …

Vox Sentences: 97 senators overrode an Obama veto. Then 28 sent an “oops” letter.

<i>Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions.</i><p>Congress had never overridden an Obama …

José Fernández's Ex Reveals Her Heartbreak After His Death

<i>This article was originally published by Caitlin Keating on PEOPLE.com.</i><p>Three days after Miami Marlins pitcher José Fernández was tragically killed in …

Watch Gallant, Jhene Aiko’s Smoldering New ‘Skipping Stones’ Video

Things aren’t looking so great for rising R&B singer Gallant in his latest video for the smoldering “Skipping Stones,” which opens with him bloodied …

Why the US government will pay native Americans almost half a billion dollars

After more than a century of mismanagement, the federal government settled one of the last mismanagement claims against it by native American groups, …

Dallas Cowboys vs. San Francisco 49ers Betting Odds, Analysis, NFL Pick

The Dallas Cowboys will be looking to win three straight games for the first time since the end of the 2014 campaign when they travel to the coast this weekend to take on the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium.<p>Led by rookie quarterback Dak Prescott, the Cowboys have tallied consecutive …

Did Meek Mill Just Share A Text From Beanie Sigel On Instagram?

Meek Mill may have just shared his response to Beanie Sigel.<p>Earlier today, Beanie leveled some criticisms against Meek on the Tax Season podcast. …

Usain Bolt says NFL teams tried to recruit him to play wide receiver

By Marissa Payne<p>, Reporter<p>The fastest man alive could have been the fastest man on your fantasy football team this season, had he taken up one of the offers he claims were extended to him by NFL teams in hopes of molding him into a star wide receiver.<p>“I’ve gotten offers, and people have asked,” the …

Rio Olympics

What's It Like To Try And Be Normal After A Career As A Spy

I love this little story by David Foster Wallace because it so perfectly captures my feelings and experiences after being outed as a CIA covert operations officer by the Bush administration in 2003:<p><i>There are these two young fish swimming along and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the</i> …

Women of the CIA: The Hidden History of American Spycraft

U.S. CIA Women<p>“My first son was my 1993 World Trade Center bombing baby,” says Gina Bennett, a veteran CIA analyst who has spent her career tracking …

Former CIA Chief Cites Grid Vulnerability to EMP Attack

A nuclear device detonated at orbit above the U.S. could take out the electric grid, said R. James Woolsey<p>NEW YORK — The U.S. is not doing enough to guard against attacks on critical infrastructure at the hands of rogue nations, said former Central Intelligence Agency Director R. James Woolsey at a …

House intel chairman threatens to subpoena bin Laden files

The Republican chairman of the House intelligence committee says he's prepared to take what may be unprecedented action to get the remaining Usama bin Laden documents from the nation's top military and intelligence agencies – and subpoena the files.<p>"If they don't provide these documents to the …

‘Donald Trump is not a patriot,’ says former acting CIA chief Michael Morell

By Abby Phillip<p>, Reporter<p>Former acting CIA director and Hillary Clinton supporter Michael Morell said Thursday that he does not believe that Donald Trump is acting with the best interest of the country in mind.<p>"He cares more about himself than anything else, including his nation," Morell said on a …

Donald Trump

CIA found ‘convincing evidence’ Chilean dictator was behind 1976 D.C. attack

By Missy Ryan<p>, Reporter<p>The CIA concluded that former Chilean dictator Augusto Pinochet personally ordered the 1976 murder of a top dissident, according to newly released government documents that show U.S. confidence about a key ally’s responsibility for a shocking attack in Washington.<p>The latest …

Obama Administration

Nirvana’s ‘Nevermind’ Turns 25: How Kurt Cobain and Co. Created the Album That Defined the ’90s

On Sept. 24, 1991, three scuzzy rockers released their sophomore album. And the world was never the same.<p>Nirvana is easily the most mythologized rock …

A Tribe Called Quest’s ‘The Low End Theory’: 10 Things You Didn’t Know

Released on September 24, 1991, A Tribe Called Quest’s <i>The Low End Theory</i> is the quintessential moment where hip-hop let its jazz muse fly. Others – …

Common Mental Health Issues And What You Can Do

The Myths About Mental Illness<p>There’s still a certain stigma surrounding mental health, but it shouldn’t be that way at all. When a whopping one in …

Mental Health