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Obama tells Putin to stop hitting opposition forces in Syria

<b>Rancho Mirage, California (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama urged Russian President Vladimir Putin to end his air campaign against Syrian opposition forces during a phone call Saturday, the White House said, a day after Putin's deputy described relations between Moscow and Washington sinking to Cold …

Middle East

Daniel Bryan Retires From WWE Due To Injuries

Daniel Bryan’s WWE career is over.<p>Bryan took to Twitter on Monday to announce that he will officially retire on tonight’s episode of <i>Monday Night Raw:</i><p>Bryan, who’s been sidelined as WWE has remained hesitant to clear him to return, was reportedly set to return on this week’s episode of <i>Monday Night</i> …

Sunken treasures from ancient Egypt heading to British Museum

Blockbuster exhibition to feature objects from two lost cities at mouth of the Nile uncovered by underwater archaeologists<p>More than 200 spectacular ancient Egyptian treasures buried beneath the Mediterranean seabed for more than 1,000 years are to travel to the British Museum for a blockbuster …

Archaeology

World leaders arrive in Paris to talk tough on climate change at COP21 summit

World leaders have been arriving in Paris to talk tough on climate change, as the COP21 summit gets underway.<p>The aim of the international conference is to bring about a wind of change – striking a deal that turn countries away from a dependence on fossil fuels and towards cleaner energies, such as …

Charming Pornographic Photographs of French Prostitutes from the 1930s

I talked to collector Alexandre Dupouy about a cache of pictures donated by an anonymous photographer.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE France.</i><p><i>Note: This article contains images with full-frontal nudity.</i><p>Alexandre Dupouy is a sex archaeologist. The French collector has spent his entire life …

France

There’s a Mystery Machine That Sculpts the Human Genome

Geneticists can’t see this machine, but they can see its works—and they say it might be the key to reshaping the genome.<p>Genomes are so regularly represented as strings of letters—As, Gs, Cs, and Ts—that it’s easy to forget that they aren’t just abstract collections of data. They exist in three …

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Which is the cleanest city in the world?

Definitions of cleanliness can, of course, be very different across the world. I’ve seen people spitting on pristine streets in China, and broken pots left to decay neatly by the roadside in Africa. Monaco provides dispensers with free bags for cleaning up after your dog, but some visitors are …

Lee Kuan Yew

June 2015

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain