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Donald Trump is about to make another pitch to African-American voters

The GOP presidential nominee will visit a black church in Detroit — his first such appearance in front of a predominantly black audience since launching his run for the White House in June 2015.<p>Trump's outreach has largely hit a wall in the last few weeks.<p>Among other things, the GOP nominee has …

Donald Trump

Victoria's Secret photo editor reveals surprising secrets about how models are Photoshopped

The company is often guilty of egregious Photoshop fails that border on comical, from missing body parts to mysteriously-shaped waists (as pictured right).<p>But beyond the occasional laugh-inducing blunder, just how much does the company alter its models images?<p>A Victoria's Secret Photoshopper, who …

Swimwear

How it happened: Kristaps Porzingis' latest putback dunk

NEW YORK -- It started out as they all do -- a simple rebound attempt. Kristaps Porzingis saw Robin Lopez shooting from the right side of the basket; …

Basketball

France calls on the UK to join its Syria campaign

Hollande made the appeal after a tribute to the 130 victims of the Paris attacks, during which he vowed to destroy the "army of fanatics" behind the violence that rocked the French capital two weeks ago.<p>"On November 13, a day we will never forget, France was hit at its very heart," Hollande told a …

Middle East

Turkey's president warns Russia not to 'play with fire'

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has warned Russia not to "play with fire" after reports emerged that Turkish businessmen had been detained in Russia.<p>Moscow said it would suspend visa-free travel with Turkey, and its tourism agency head announced on Friday it will ask more than 9,000 Russians …

Russia

Man arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegal arm dealing in terror crackdown

Reports in Germany suggested there was a link between the man and the Paris terror attacks but prosecutors played it down<p>A man has been arrested in Germany on suspicion of illegal arm dealing as Germany carries out more raids to avoid a Paris-style attack.<p>Prosecutors would confirm only that a …

NWA's former manager is suing nearly everyone involved with Straight Outta Compton

Former NWA manager Jerry Heller is suing the stars and producers attached to recent hit film <i>Straight Outta Compton</i>, claiming the movie has done irreversible damage to his reputation and that its producers failed to obtain any permission to include his likeness. In his $110 million defamation …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Bills claim IK Enemkpali after release by Jets for breaking Geno Smith's jaw

PITTSFORD, N.Y. -- The Buffalo Bills claimed former New York Jets linebacker IK Enemkpali off waivers Wednesday, one day after the Jets released him …

Warriors Win NBA Title: Pictures

Cleveland Cavaliers

What's next for LeBron and Cavs?

CLEVELAND -- It is decision time again for LeBron James.<p>Where he'll end up after his latest potential foray into free agency likely won't be as …

NBA

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Why Is It So Hard to Track Police Killings?

Two newspapers succeed where the federal government has failed, and new legislation seems unlikely to solve the problem.<p>The recent spate of highly publicized killings of black men by police officers has driven many people to wonder how common such police violence is. Incredibly, no one knows—not …

Justice

How Much Alcohol Is Too Much? A New Study Has Answers

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Research

What Saddam Gave ISIS

Newly unearthed documents shed light on the foundations of the terror group—and the crucial role Baathists played in organizing and directing a …

How do you dismantle a nuclear submarine?

When nuclear-powered submarines reach the end of their lives, dismantling them is a complicated and laborious process. Paul Marks investigates.<p>Nuclear submarines have long been a favourite in popular fiction. From movies such as The Hunt for Red October to long-running TV series like Voyage to the …

Nuclear Energy

Source: Titans agree with Orakpo

The Tennessee Titans shored up their linebacker depth chart Friday, reaching agreement on contracts with outside linebackers Brian Orakpo and Derrick …

Georgia Tech
Military

Ferguson police report: Most shocking parts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ferguson Mayor James Knowles said the city "must do better" to address racism after a stunning Department of Justice report revealed a range of abuses committed against African American residents by the city's police force.<p>"We must do better not only as a city but as a state and a country. …

Justice

Leonard Nimoy Will Have A Digital Memorial In ‘Star Trek Online’

There’s no arguing that Leonard Nimoy made a huge impact on the pop culture world with his iconic portrayal of <i>Star Trek</i>‘s Mr. Spock. Since his passing, Trekkies near and far have been honoring the actor in a variety of ways. According to The Verge, the creators of <i>Star Trek Online</i> will be paying …

Science Fiction
NFL

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

Safely ensconced behind flickering computer screens, military personnel are waging war in lands thousands of miles away. But is there a hidden human cost to remote-controlled combat?<p>Just a three-hour drive from Washington DC on the scenic Virginia coast, Langley Air Force Base is home to one of the …

Military

Goran Dragic tells Suns he won't re-sign after season

Goran Dragic wants out of Phoenix.<p>According to two people with knowledge of the situation, the representatives for the Phoenix Suns point guard told team officials in a Tuesday meeting that he has no plans to re-sign in Phoenix this summer as a free agent. The people spoke to USA TODAY Sports on …

NBA

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Religion