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First-Born Children Really Are Treated Differently by Mom

But it's not because she likes you better.<p>The U.S. National Institutes of Health has dedicated its considerable resources to investigating one of the …

Parenting

Man killed by Chicago police was trying to show officers his gun license when they blindsided him

Harith Augustus had a gun, yes. But Chicago Police Department leaders want you to think that's the end of the story, not the beginning.<p>After watching …

Law Enforcement

NYPD gives the feds an ultimatum on Eric Garner: Charge the officer who choked him to death, or we will

Exactly four years ago, Eric Garner, a black man, died in a police chokehold after they approached him for allegedly selling loose cigarettes in Staten Island. His final words, “I can’t breathe,” became a rallying cry against police brutality and a slogan for the burgeoning Black Lives Matter …

#MourningWhileBlack: Priest Calls Cops on Black Funeral-Goers, Tells Them to 'Get the Hell Out' of Church 

Despite having ample evidence that Jesus will work it out, a Catholic priest halted a homegoing service in Maryland to have a black family removed …

ER Doctor Suspended After Mocking Patient Suffering From Anxiety Attack

An emergency room physician has been suspended after a video of her mocking a patient claiming to be suffering from an anxiety attack was posted to …

Woman killed herself after surgeon removed her ovaries during operation because ‘they were getting in the way’, inquest hears

A woman treated by one of Britain's best known surgeons killed herself after the doctor, who is under investigation by the NHS, removed her ovaries during an operation because "they were getting in the way".<p>Anthony Dixon, who built up an international reputation for using mesh to fix bowel …

Ryan Reynolds Gets Candid About His Lifelong Battle With Anxiety — and How He Copes

Ryan Reynolds may look cool as a cucumber during red carpet appearances and talk-show interviews, but behind that dazzling smile and goofy demeanor, he's consciously trying to suppress his anxious jitters. The 41-year-old actor is no stranger to opening up about his lifelong battle with anxiety, …

Mental Health

School's first female black student president was the target of a racist attack. Now she's suing over the 'troll storm' that followed

<b>(CNN) —</b> After Taylor Dumpson became the first female African-American president of American University's student government, she was targeted by a racist backlash.<p>Now she wants justice -- not just for a vile incident involving an unidentified man hanging bananas from nooses around the school's …

Rights & Freedoms

LIRR commuter shouts racist comments at black women

A white commuter was caught on video making racist comments to a pair of black women on a Long Island Rail Road train.<p>The man, who was upset that the …

They were the only all-female, all-black team in a NASA science competition. Then came the hackers

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three teenagers came up with an innovative way to clean lead-contaminated drinking water in public schools -- an idea so smart it made the finals of NASA's coveted nationwide high-school science competition.<p>The trio -- the only all-female, all-black group in the finals -- engineered a …

High School

The Last Slave Ship Survivor Gave an Interview in the 1930s. It Just Surfaced

Roughly 60 years after the abolition of slavery, anthropologist Zora Neale Hurston made an incredible connection: She located the last surviving …

Twitter shuts down woman who has very antiquated ideas about what makes a person gay

It’s a myth as old and homophobic as Mike Pence’s political record: If a straight man loves anal sex, he must secretly have gay tendencies. At least, …

Ashley Graham's Latest Swimsuits for All Campaign Features Zero Retouching

Ashley Graham has long been an advocate for owning the skin you're in. And for the latest campaign for her ongoing collaboration with Swimsuits for All, she takes that message of body positivity to the next level—and the result is stunning.<p>Graham released a new size-inclusive collection of …

Swimwear

5 Cities That Will Pay You to Live There

Small towns across America are struggling to find skilled workers and some are offering major incentives to people who move there.<p>Small towns across America are in desperate need of workers--and in some cases, they'll even pay you to move there.<p>A number of small cities and towns in the U.S. are …

Chamber of Commerce

The Best Place to Find All-Natural Black-Owned Beauty Products

There’s no doubt that conscious beauty has been having its moment for a long while now. Shoppers continue to ride the wave, increasing demand for cleaner, more natural products without ingredients like parabens and silicones, and the industry at large has been upping the supply. But despite the …

Skin Care

Donald Trump Isn’t Going to Like This Photo Very Much

Thankfully, Donald Trump stayed far away from former first lady Barbara Bush’s funeral services in Texas on Saturday, which were attended by four …

In Just 2 Words, Jeff Bezos Sums Up What Separates Winners From Dreamers

There may be no single formula for success, but Jeff Bezos's annual letter to stockholders comes darn close.<p>Few figures have captured our attention the way Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos has. In just under 23 years, Amazon's revenue has soared from $500,000 to $178,000,000,000, from nine …

David Buckel: US lawyer sets himself on fire in climate protest

<b>A prominent US lawyer has died after setting himself on fire in a New York park in a protest against climate change.</b><p>The remains of David Buckel, 60, were found in Prospect Park in Brooklyn.<p>In a suicide note found nearby, Mr Buckel wrote that he had immolated himself using fossil fuel to symbolise …

Fossil Fuels

My $35,000 Investing Mistake May Make You THOUSANDS!

Sooo, now you know I LOST $35,000 trying to invest on my own. I share my story in the video and post below. Get ready to clutch your pearls! Don’t …

Sister Of Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Arrested After Menacing Social Media Post

The younger sister of convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof — who gunned down nine parishioners at a Charleston, S.C., church in 2015 — was arrested Wednesday on drug and weapons charges after she posted a disturbing message on social media.<p>Morgan Roof, 18, a student at AC Flora High School in …

Dylann Roof

Ore. Man Who Followed Black Muslim Couple for 20 Blocks and Hurled Slurs Bursts Into Tears After Being Charged With Hate Crime

A Portland, Ore., man is giving me a particular type of joy after breaking down crying and expressing his heartfelt “regret” after being charged with …

Banana Walnut Bread Recipes

Directions for: Banana Walnut Bread<p>Ingredients<p>1 ¼ cups unbleached all-purpose flour<p>1 tsp baking soda<p>½ tsp fine salt<p>2 large eggs, room temperature<p>½ …

Baking

The Last Ship to Bring Slaves to the U.S. Has Not Been Found

In 1860, slave smugglers burned the Clotilda to hide their crimes. A promising recent find has turned out not to be the vessel's remains.<p>It was 52 years after the U.S. had banned the international slave trade when Timothy Meaher, a wealthy slave-owning planter, boasted that he could smuggle in a …

Special Report: Fidelity puts 6 million savers on risky path to retirement

BOSTON (Reuters) - For three years, the mutual funds in Fidelity's flagship retirement franchise have outperformed at least 85 percent of their competitors, reversing a decade-long trend of subpar performance.<p>And yet client money has continued to flow out of the firm's Freedom Funds as retirement …

Investing

‘Kill all white people’: Accused killer who targeted white victims now charged in six deaths

By Kyle Swenson<p>, Staff Writer<p>For a year, the walking and biking trails snaking through south Kansas City, Mo., were plagued with bloodshed.<p>Beginning in August 2016 and continuing deep into the next year, the bodies of hikers and dog walkers were found dead along the city’s Indian Creek trail or on …

Crime

DA: Former prosecutor withheld key email in death row case

Image 1of/3<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A former Harris County prosecutor withheld a key email that helped establish a clear alibi for Alfred Dewayne Brown in the …

Target investigating employee who ‘admits’ to alleged racial profiling

Target is investigating a case of alleged racial profiling after an Iowa man posted a video to Facebook on Feb. 24, claiming he was racially profiled …

Type 2 Diabetes Was Misdiagnosed All Along, It Could Actually Be Several Diseases

This could change everything.<p>What if diabetes wasn't just one condition with two types, but a whole bunch of diseases under the same label?<p>That's the …

Here's Why I Plan to Take Social Security at 62

The right age to take your benefits is a personal decision, but for me, the answer is a no-brainer.<p>Instead of waiting to claim Social Security at my …

12 Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thigh Recipes That'll Save You From Yourself

Back away from the whole chicken. Cut yourself some slack (and speed up dinner) by sticking to the thighs.<p>Weeknight fantasy: a beautifully bronzed whole roast chicken, on your table at 7. Weeknight reality: fire detectors, hot tears, dinner at 11.<p>While it might be <i>possible</i> to roast an entire bird on …