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Trump's generals are speaking up

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's not organized military opposition to President Donald Trump. But day by day, generals and admirals are publicly stepping up and directly giving the American public their views in ways that don't always match the Twitter rhetoric of their commander in chief.<p>Nowhere was that made clearer …

Puerto Rico

'Every single word is true': Actor Tom Arnold STANDS BY claims he has video of US President Donald Trump using the N-word... and vows to RELEASE footage if he gets the 'thumbs up'

Tom Arnold stood by claims that he has 'racist' footage of US President Donald Trump using the N-word on Sunday.<p>The actor, who was voted out of I'm A …

Donald Trump

Justice Department no longer fighting injunction on transgender school guidance

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Justice Department on Friday signaled it stopped fighting to overturn a national injunction blocking the federal government from giving guidance to schools and transgender students, another sign President Donald Trump's administration is taking a different approach than former President …

U.S. Justice Department

2 billion children are breathing toxic air, UNICEF reports

Dharmendra rarely steps out into New Delhi's thick, smoggy air anymore. The 18-year-old says she feels safer indoors, protected from the toxic air …

How 4 different fasting regimens could transform your health

There's more and more evidence that fasting — an ancient behavior frequently used for spiritual transformation — might have a powerful effect on health.<p>As a dietary regimen, various fasts have been shown to help people lose weight, but that's not all. Other researchers think that fasting may help …

Wellness

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A Stanford medical professor just exposed huge flaws in evidence used to give drug prescriptions

Over the past decade, scientists have increasingly become ashamed at the failings of their own profession: due to a lack of self-policing and quality control, a large proportion of studies have not been replicable, scientific frauds have flourished for years without being caught, and the pressure …

Stanford University

6 High-Sodium Foods You Shouldn’t Eat

6 High-Sodium Foods You Shouldn’t Eat<p><b>Canned Foods</b><p>“Check all those can labels and choose products with less sodium per serving,” warns Brennan. Some …

Science Says Coffee Can Literally Heal Your Heart

Confirming what coffee-lovers already knew.<p>If you truly need your cup of joe in the morning, no scary study will spook you away from drinking coffee. That's why it's nice every now and then to hear about a study that actually encourages our coffee addictions—such as the latest research from York …

Researchers create temporary tattoos you can use to control your devices

In the future, your tattoos could be much more than just ink designs.<p>Scientists have created a new kind of high-tech temporary tattoo that can act as …

Junk Food Sponsors Team USA, Even Though Olympians Would Never Put That Garbage in Their Bodies

A former Olympian speaks out about the irony of Team USA’s biggest sponsors.<p>The bodies of Olympic athletes are often—quite aptly—compared to superior machines. If they’re a European sports car, the rest of us are Archie’s jalopy. And just as a Ferrari driver is careful about filling their tank with …

Global warming threatens to release nuclear waste from Cold War base in Greenland

Nuclear waste buried underneath the ice in Greenland in a Cold War-era bunker is at risk of being exposed, scientists fear, due to global warming.<p>Radioactive coolant, thousands of gallons of sewage and diesel fuel, and tons of PCBs – a chemical coolant, banned in 1979 - were abandoned at the US …

Chinese Telescope Collects Data on Over 7 Million Stars

A Chinese telescope has collected data on more than 7 million stars to compile the world’s largest database on cosmic states of motion, mass, …

Marvel Comics Just Challenged Hollywood By Introducing a New Iron Man

Her name is Riri Williams.<p>As the beast that is Marvel Studios moves forward with its <i>Just Put Every Superhero Into One Movie and Make Money</i>-style of filmmaking, the old-school Marvel Comics arm of the company has a different strategy. Throughout the last few years, Marvel Comics has revealed its …

Marvel Universe

Three students slain in Bangladesh attacks shared ties in the US

People who knew the UC Berkeley and Emory University students killed in Bangladesh over the weekend are trying to make sense of their deaths.<p>Two students from Emory and one from Berkeley were in Dhaka this summer, and not for the first time. All had attended the American International School there …

Opponents sue to stop California's vaccination law

With California's strict vaccine mandate now in place, opponents are fighting to overturn the law in court.<p>The new law, which took effect Friday, bars parents from citing religion or other personal beliefs as reasons to not vaccinate their kids. SB 277 is one of the toughest mandatory vaccination …

Public Health

6 New Jersey firefighters exposed to chemicals, hospitalized

CARTERET, N.J. (AP) — Six New Jersey firefighters who were exposed to a "chemical haze" pouring out of a warehouse have been taken to a …

New Jersey

Chile central banker says rate hikes could be delayed further

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Chile’s central bank has managed monetary policy with a “flexible bias” as it juggles above-target inflation and subdued economic growth, which could lead it to further delay any new interest rate hikes, the bank’s chief told Reuters on Tuesday.<p>Chile's Central Bank President …

Economics

Venezuelans storm Colombia border city in search of food and basic goods

Five hundred women pour into markets of Cúcuta to buy toilet paper, flour and other goods as economic crisis in Venezuela deepens<p>Five hundred hungry Venezuelan women have stormed across a bridge into Colombia, defying a year-long border closure in search of basic foodstuffs and goods which are hard …

9 important foods you should be eating but aren't

But there are also foods out there that you probably have never heard of that can help make your diet even healthier.<p>Here are just a few of the foods that most Americans are ignoring that we should be eating instead. Everything on this list is either good for your body or good for the planet.

Humans Used to Sleep in Two Shifts, And Maybe We Should Do It Again

It's all about timing.<p>Around a third of the population have trouble sleeping, including difficulties maintaining sleep throughout the night.<p>While …

Chronic Disease

Teen hacks Pentagon websites, gets thanked for finding 'bugs'

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - High school student David Dworken spent 10 to 15 hours between classes on his laptop, hacking U.S. Defense Department websites.<p>An illustration picture shows a projection of binary code on a man holding a laptop computer, in an office in Warsaw June 24, 2013. REUTERS/Kacper …

World's first passenger drone cleared for testing in Nevada

China’s Ehang will begin the testing process this year to prove the drone’s airworthiness<p>The world’s first passenger drone capable of autonomously carrying a person in the air for 23 minutes has been given clearance for testing in Nevada.<p>Chinese firm Ehang, which unveiled the electric Ehang 184 …

Drones

Mother, off-duty deputy save teen from near-kidnapping

A Florida mother wrestled her own daughter from the arms of a would-be kidnapper inside a store Tuesday morning before an off-duty sheriff's deputy arrested the fleeing suspect.<p>Authorities said Craig Bonello, 30, tried to grab the 13-year-old who was shopping with her mother at a Dollar General …

Isis leader encourages lone wolf attacks on civilians in Europe and US

Spokesman for group’s media arm tells followers the US-led war is doomed to failure and urges sympathizers to take action during the holy month of Ramadan<p>An Islamic State spokesman has urged sympathizers in Europe and the US to launch attacks on civilians there if they are unable to travel to the …

Hoverboards Are Unsafe, U.S. Government Agency Says

They were one of the hottest-selling items of the holiday season, but Friday the head of the Consumer Product Safety Commission says no hoverboard …

Whole Foods apologizes for overcharging customers

Whole Foods co-CEOs John Mackey and Walter Robb have apologized after investigations revealed customers in its New York City stores were being …