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Nationwide Crime Spike Has Law Enforcement Retooling Its Approach

Crime in America may be on the rise again. It's too early to talk about a national trend, but there have been troubling spikes in shootings and murders in big cities such as New York, Baltimore and Los Angeles.<p>Until recently, crime decreased steadily for two decades, and the national murder rate is …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

Self-improvement

New Analysis Shows Earth Is Warming Faster Than We Thought

Politicians may dither and talking heads bloviate, but the scientific consensus is clear: climate change is real, humans are responsible, and its effects are already being felt around the world. At the same time, some details are in question, including how fast climate change is increasing and …

4 Glorious Places to Celebrate National Camping Month

By: Fiona Moriarty, Hipmunk<p>June is National Camping Month, and there is no better time to tell stories around the campfire, revel in stargazing, and get up with the sunrise. While some of these spots are not the easiest to get to, we guarantee these destinations will not disappoint. So pack up your …

Fatal police shootings in 2015 approaching 400 nationwide

By Kimberly Kindy<p>, Reporter<p>and reported by Julie Tate<p>Jennifer Jenkins<p>Steven Rich<p>, Database editor<p>Keith L. Alexander<p>, Reporter<p>Wesley Lowery<p>, Reporter<p>In an alley in Denver, police gunned down a 17-year-old girl joyriding in a stolen car. In the backwoods of North Carolina, police opened fire on a …

Law Enforcement

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

GQ Style<p>In pursuit of cookies, clothes, and maybe even a little maturity with pop culture’s kaleidoscopic visionary.<p>By Mark Anthony Green1 day …

Lifestyle

Top Five Detour Adventures You Need to Know About Between Las Vegas and Denver

As an adventure photographer and writer I am always searching for the "off the beaten track" activities and photo ops while on my travels. You can find me climbing cliffs and waterfalls and asking around for the hidden gem "locals only" spots. So when my 75-year-old father wanted to do a road trip …

Melting glaciers are revealing the mummified bodies of long-lost adventurers

Throughout the ages, ice and snow mummified the bodies of those who met their unfortunate end in a glacial snowbank. Take, for instance, frozen bodies that poked through a glacier on Mexico’s highest mountain earlier this year. They are suspected to be two climbers who went missing in 1959.<p>As …

Glaciers

Why is the U.S. investigating FIFA?

<b>(CNN) —</b> In recent years, FIFA has made news not just for enforcing rules on the soccer field, but also for allegedly breaking them off it.<p>The body that governs soccer, the most popular sport in the world, is a multibillion-dollar behemoth.<p>Great power, yes. Great responsibility? Not so much, critics …

Corruption

Does Terrorism Work?

Rebel groups that employ terror in civil wars seldom win or gain concessions—but they tend to prolong conflicts, a new paper finds.<p>Nearly 14 years into the war on terror, there are signs of terrorism all around us, from Memorial Day tributes to the victims of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan to the …

Political Science

Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

'Look ... It's My Name on This': Obama Defends the Iran Nuclear Deal

In an interview, the U.S. president ties his legacy to a pact with Tehran, argues ISIS is not winning, warns Saudi Arabia not to pursue a nuclear-weapons program, and anguishes about Israel.<p>On Tuesday afternoon, as President Obama was bringing an occasionally contentious but often illuminating …

5 Easy Ways to Save on a Trip to Paris

Piles of pastel <i>macarons</i> at Laduree. The steep steps of Montmartre. Masterworks at the Louvre. A long stroll along the Seine.<p>Paris is a city that many travelers pine for, dream about, plan a once-in-a-lifetime trip to. But with so much love comes plenty of high prices. In fact, Paris is one of the …

Air Travel

NASA's New Images Of Our First Asteroid, Ceres, Sheds Light On Its Greatest Mystery

At the dawn of the 19th century, the astronomy community was still reeling from William Herschel’s 1781 discovery of Uranus, the first planet discovered beyond the six (including Earth) naked-eye worlds orbiting the Sun known for millennia. While most of astronomy had consisted of star-watching, …

Who might lead ISIS if al-Baghdadi dies?

<i>Watch "Blindsided: How ISIS shook the world," a GPS special airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> For weeks, reports have been circulating that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was seriously injured in an airstrike back in March.<p>On Wednesday, …

Al-Qaeda

Can Music Be Used as Medicine?

Biometric trackers are helping scientists tap into the body's response to songs and sound.<p>“Because you listened to Drake, how about Future next?”<p>Pandora, Spotify, and other music-streaming services try to predict what users might like to listen to, based on their tastes and what’s popular with …

The Brain

Matter and Consciousness: How Our Thoughts Create Our Reality

<b>Dr</b><b>. Joe Dispenza</b> claims that <b>every time we learn something new, hundreds of thousands of our neurons change</b>,<b>which affects the state of our physical</b> …

U.S., Saudi Arabia say five-day cease-fire will start in Yemen soon

Saudi Arabia announced Thursday that it was willing to suspend airstrikes in Yemen for five days to allow aid to reach millions of civilians caught in fierce fighting, but said any truce would depend on the cooperation of rebels who control large parts of the country.<p>"There will be a cease-fire …

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

What would you see in a black hole?

What would it be like to fly a spacecraft into a black hole? Marcus Woo investigates.<p>Something about a black hole just pulls you in. Sure, its gravity is so strong that not even light can elude its grasp. But, there's something else, something harder to pinpoint. Maybe it's a black hole's absolute …

Violence Erupts in Baltimore: In Pictures

Protest

Why 'it was only a matter of time' before Baltimore exploded

As Baltimore burned Monday night and into Tuesday morning, there was speculation that years of frustration over dealing with rogue police officers had caused the city to erupt in violence.<p>As a Baltimore native wrote in The Washington Post on Wednesday, "It was only a matter of time before Baltimore …

Justice

The USA's Top 10 Hiking Trails: From Coast To Coast

Going for a hike is as easy as tying your shoes and taking that first step into nature. It’s one of the best ways to enjoy the great outdoors and …

What’s Next for Baltimore

A citywide curfew that went into effect late Tuesday until early Wednesday brought calm to Baltimore in the wake of riots that spotlighted deep …

Latest on police-custody death: Court waits could increase

12:40 a.m. Wednesday<p>For the people arrested in Baltimore under the state of emergency, there could be a longer wait than usual to see a District …

Nepal earthquake: Death toll passes 4,800 as rescuers face challenges

<b>Kathmandu, Nepal (CNN) —</b> More than 4,800 people dead. More than 9,200 injured. Eight million affected across Nepal. One million children urgently in need of help.<p>Those are the startling numbers that indicate the scale of the devastation from the huge earthquake that struck the Himalayan nation on …

Natural Disasters