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Prince autopsy planned for today

<b>(CNN) —</b> As stunned fans mourned legendary singer Prince, questions remained on what killed him days after he performed in Atlanta to rave reviews.<p>Authorities are investigating the circumstances surrounding his death. An autopsy will be conducted Friday, starting at 9 a.m. CT (10 a.m. ET).<p>Prince …

Al Gore

This Irish man's heartbreaking post about depression is going viral

An Irish man's Facebook post about depression — and the importance of opening up and talking about mental illness — has been shared over 17,000 times …

Social Media

Women in this Chinese tribe only cut their hair once in their lifetimes

So Rapunzel does exist. And not just one, but dozens of them.<p>A group of Chinese women and girls in Guangxi, China, gathered by a river near the …

Hair

VoCore: Mini Linux Computer opens up DIY tech building – for only $39

It’s less than an inch wide and less than an inch high — and it’s just about the coolest mini-computer you’ll ever come across. DIY single-board …

The mysterious boundary

A black hole’s event horizon is a one-way bridge to nowhere, a gateway to a netherworld cut off from the rest of the cosmos.<p>Understanding what …

Wild Seal Pup Twins, The Solar Eclipse Seen From Space, And Other Amazing Images Of The Week

Astronomy

Anonymous App After School Raises $16.4 Million One Year After App Store Ban

After School raised a sizable round despite nearly running itself off the road.<p>What a difference a year can make. One year ago, anonymous messaging app After School was in the middle of a four-month-long ban from Apple’s App Store for violating the company’s safety guidelines.<p>Now After School is …

Nepalese women trafficked to Syria and forced to work as maids

While millions are fleeing the brutal conflict in Syria, hundreds of Nepalese women are being trafficked to the war-torn country and forced to work as domestic maids. The women, who are duped into travelling to Damascus, often arrive in the country with no idea they are being sent to a war zone.<p>“I …

Middle East

Ramadi has been taken back from ISIS, Iraqis say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iraqi troops have retaken the city of Ramadi from ISIS, the country's military said.<p>Troops have raised the Iraqi flag on top of the government compound in central Ramadi, military spokesman Brig. Gen. Yahya Rasoul said Monday.<p>Ramadi, in Anbar province, about 110 kilometers (70 miles) from …

Bloody Sunday: Paras 'betrayed' over arrest of former soldier

Veterans, MPs and former military commanders demand to know why former soldiers are being investigated for murder when so many former terrorists were released under the Good Friday Agreement<p>Paratroopers who opened fire on rioters on Bloody Sunday feel “betrayed” after a former soldier was held on …

Uzbekistan releases political prisoner after 21 years in jail

Murod Juraev had sentence repeatedly extended for infringements such as ‘peeling carrots incorrectly’. Eurasianet.org reports<p>One of the world’s longest serving political prisoners, Murod Juraev, has been released after more than two decades in jail in Uzbekistan where he was reportedly tortured and …

Rights & Freedoms

Pictures of the Week 10.1.15

World Records

Microsoft launches Surface Book as it steps up competition with Apple

Microsoft is bringing “the thunder”. That was the message sent to its competitors today, when Microsoft unveiled its Windows 10 devices, including the new Surface Pro 4 and Surface Book, challenging Apple’s dominance at the top end of the laptop market.<p>“We have competitors, you might have noticed. …

Surface Pro 4