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SCOTUS Fight: Senate Barrels Toward 'Nuclear' Showdown Over Gorsuch

The Senate is barreling toward a showdown that could alter how the body governs itself and have far-reaching implications for the nation's highest court.<p>The fight is over the confirmation of President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, but the nominee himself is perhaps more …

Barack Obama

Trump Sends Anti-Birth Control Delegates To UN Commission On Women

One of the delegates is the leader of a designated hate group.<p>WASHINGTON― An estimated 225 million women in the world who want to avoid pregnancy lack access to safe and reliable contraceptives. But President Donald Trump appointed two delegates to the 61st Session of the United Nations Commission …

United Nations

Green Beret discharged for beating alleged child rapist speaks out

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sergeant 1st Class Charles Martland, the Green Beret being separated involuntarily from the U.S. Army for kicking and body slamming an Afghan police commander he describes as a "brutal child rapist," began telling his side of the story Monday.<p>Martland is under a gag order imposed by the …

Crime

U.N., rights groups call on Saudi Arabia to spare man from beheading, crucifixion

<b>(CNN) —</b> A group of U.N. experts has joined rights groups in calling on Saudi Arabia to halt the execution of a Shiite man convicted of crimes reportedly committed as a teenager during protests inspired by the Arab Spring.<p>Ali al-Nimr, the nephew of firebrand Shiite cleric Sheikh Nimr al-Nimr, faces …

Middle East

Galaxy S6 Edge battery life: 5 tips to improve it

One of the biggest changes in the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge is the lack of a removable battery, and this means you’re stuck with the 2600-mAh battery that comes built into the handset. As we covered in our Galaxy S6 Edge battery life review, my usage means that I get on average 14 to 18 hours …

Batteries

PHOTOS: 11 Affordable Bucket List Adventures

Think dream trips to Machu Picchu and the Great Wall of China are financially out of your reach? Think again. We've got the inside scoop on these and …

Paragliding

Samsung won't use the Snapdragon 810 processor in its Galaxy S6 due to overheating, says report

For years now, Samsung has been using a mix of its own Exynos processors — primarily in its native Korea and developing markets — and Qualcomm's Snapdragon chips to power its phones, but its next flagship phone may eschew the Qualcomm option. A report from Bloomberg this morning states that Samsung …

Top 10 budget restaurants and cafes in Oxford

Oli’s Thai<p>You cannot eat well and cheaply in Oxford without heading out of town down the studenty Cowley Road. However, as I soldiered on to this cool, minimalist neighbourhood Thai (a 30-minute walk from central Oxford), I did wonder if it was going to be worth the shoe leather. Could those who …

Doctor's Death Stirs Quest for Faster, Better Ebola Tests

Doctors want tests to detect the virus sooner after infection, but new technologies aren't coming fast enough.<p>Martin Salia's friends in Sierra Leone celebrated when the doctor's Ebola test came back negative. But that celebration—in which friends hugged Salia—may have spread the disease to them, …

10 of the easiest mountains to climb around the world

UK<p>Garth Hill, Gwaelod-y-Garth, Cardiff<p>At 307 metres, Garth is classed as a “Marilyn” (a hill with a relative height of at least 150 metres), rather than a mountain, but it is special to me because my boyfriend proposed to me at the top in August. I said “Yes”! It was also made famous in the Hugh …

The world's coolest passports

Expect <b>Norwegian</b> travellers to cut a dash as they travel across the globe.<p>While EU citizens’ passports are coloured an inoffensive but indistinct burgundy, the Scandinavian nation’s passports are distinctly finished in white, turquoise or red – and contain a surprising feature that should brighten …

Why You Should Fuel Up on Sweet Potatoes

The day of the gel has come and gone. Elite athletes are ditching the sugar-laden junk for natural on-bike nutrition, and pro cyclist Ally Stacher is leading the charge with her new sweet potato bars.<p>Pro cyclist Ally Stacher hates gels. So Stacher, who just announced she’s moving from Specialized …

Nutrition

The 10 Best All-Inclusive Resorts In The World

There's nothing we love more than an all-inclusive resort. The boundless beverages, the boundless beaches, the boundless beauty... and the boundless food (because let's be honest, that's the whole reason we're on vacation in the first place).<p>And thanks to TripAdvisor's 2014 Travelers' Choice …

50 Trips Everyone Should Take In The US

Whether you're driving down the Pacific Coast Highway, whale watching in Cape Cod, or waiting for Old Faithful to erupt in Yellowstone National Park, the United States is full of incredible surprises.<p>From the east coast to the west and everywhere in between, we've found 50 trips everyone should …