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Sturgill Simpson Covers Nirvana’s ‘In Bloom’ Like You’ve Never Heard It Before

With Sturgill Simpson’s third studio album, <i>A Sailor’s Guide to Earth</i>, coming out next month, we’re now getting our second taste of the country star’s new record. The first single was the darker and heavier (at least for Simpson) “Brace for Impact,” and now the country singer has shared his very …

Chicago mayor: Time to 'root out the cancer of police abuse'

<b>Chicago, Illinois (CNN) —</b> Speaking to a largely African-American crowd, Mayor Rahm Emanuel on Friday said it was time for the city of Chicago to confront "hard truths," to unite as a people and to "root out the cancer of police abuse."<p>The mayor delivered his address at the city's 30th annual …

The Best Secret Streets Around the World

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Jeff Williams Named Apple COO, Phil Schiller Takes Over App Store Leadership

Apple has announced an executive shakeup today that sees Jeff Williams promoted to Chief Operating Officer and marketing chief Phil Schiller taking over App Store leadership across all Apple platforms.<p>Williams, who joined Apple in 1998 as head of worldwide procurement, becomes Apple's fourth …

Navy stealth destroyer rescues fisherman

<b>(CNN) —</b> The USS Zumwalt has yet to officially join the Navy's fleet as one of its most advanced destroyer ships, but it has already helped bring a man to safety.<p>The advanced guided missile destroyer, which boasts stealth capabilities and will one day help support Special Operations forces, …

What's the Weirdest, Greatest Song on Your Running Playlist?

You know the kind of person who has the best recommendations for everything—books, restaurants, Netflix binges, whatever? That’s my colleague Sophie. So when she casually mentioned “Work Bitch,” “Wolf Like Me,” and “Clearest Blue” as running mix must-adds in <i>The Atlantic’</i>s round-up of favorite songs …

24 Things You'll Only Understand If You're Slightly Obsessed With Traveling

Plane ticket > everything else.

Popular fitness app makes U.S. debut in time for New Year’s resolutions

You have a gym membership, but you’ve talked yourself out of going. You paid for a personal trainer and found reasons to cancel.<p>Maybe fitness can be achieved through your smartphone or smartwatch, but the excuse that now grinds the revolution to a halt is too many apps from which to …

Here's What Beethoven Did When He Lost His Hearing

Even centuries later, there remains one big mystery about Ludwig van Beethoven’s life: When is his birthday? Though his last words were well recorded …

Fans Are Using Adele's Music to Ease Pain of Not Getting Tickets to Her Tour

Tickets for Adele’s North American tour went on sale at 10 a.m. Thursday, and the high demand left many buyers waiting in line, experiencing …

The Millennial's Guide to the Fed Rate Hike

Here's what happened—and how it affects you<p>If you were born after the mid ’80s, something just took place that likely hasn’t happened in your adult …

The 10 best country albums of 2015

Despite all the criticism lobbied at country music this year, the genre had an undeniably great 2015. In the mainstream, radio tropes that became tired years ago finally began to crumble. In the indie world, artists stopped worrying about whether they were called “country” or “Americana” and just …

Martin Shkreli, the Guy Who Bought the $2 Million Wu Tang Album, Has Been Arrested for Fraud

The pharmaceutical exec who increased the price of a drug used to treat AIDS more than 55-fold overnight continues his four month run of news-grabbing form.<p>You know Martin Shkreli, right? The guy who has dominated the news for nearly four months now? The world's most hated pharmaceutical …

Steve Miller is joining the Rock Hall of Fame: Can we put this moribund “honor” out of its misery yet?

N.W.A. and Cheap Trick are the saving graces of this year’s vote, which saw Deep Purple beat The Smiths<p>Scott Timberg<p>December 17, 2015 5:57pm (UTC)<p>It used to be that the Grammys came up with the most irresponsible assessment of popular music, overlooking important artists during their best years …

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NWA, Deep Purple, Cheap Trick, Chicago, and Steve Miller Are the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's Class of 2016

Straight outta Compton, and straight into the Hall of Fame.<p>The results are in, and this year's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have just been announced by the esteemed and often hilariously out-of-touch organization. The Class of 2016 will include: Deep Purple (you think they'll play "Smoke on …

States explore blocking gun sales to terror watch lists

NEW YORK (AP) — Congress may have declined to ban the sale of guns to people on federal terrorism watch lists, but one state — New Jersey — has, at …

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