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Trump, administration press Republicans to back health bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and other administration officials lobbied Republicans Friday from both sides of the Atlantic to keep the Senate GOP's reworked health care bill from crashing, with the president saying wavering senators "must come through."<p>But the measure, culminating the …

Study Uncovers the Truth About "Sleeping Positions"

There are almost countless sleeping positions. There’s side, stomach, back, log, starfish, free fall, covered in crumbs, and more.<p>The truth is no one …

Google Play Music gets more personalized with New Release Radio, customized to your tastes

It’s no longer enough to simply offer on-demand music as part of the value proposition for music streaming services – you have to enable discovery of new tunes and make recommendations, too. While it’s fair to say that Spotify is leading the market in terms of its influential playlist selections, …

3 Women on What They’ve Learned in Their 70+ Years of Life

9 PHOTOS click for more<p><b>When Emily, 77, told me that as long as I had enough money to pay my rent and feed myself, I should stop worrying, it was like</b> …

Want to stop being connected 24/7? Try this 'dumbphone'

Walk down the sidewalk of any major city and it's likely you'll see the same exact scene: Masses of people staring down at their phones instead of …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

The best and worst states to raise children in

<b>(CNN) —</b> Minnesota reigns as the most kid-friendly state to raise a family for the second year in a row, according to an Annie E. Casey Foundation study released Tuesday.<p>Parents in Mississippi and New Mexico, however, might find reason for concern as those states rank among the lowest.<p>The …

New Mexico

This startup will tell you how much experience a doctor has treating your condition

Amino analyzed health insurance claims from 188 million Americans<p>Choosing a doctor can be a real pain. Besides looking at a physician’s credentials — where they went to school, for instance — or checking for online reviews that may not be truthful, there aren’t many resources that can help someone …

L.A. County mudslides trap numerous cars; I-5 closed to traffic

The emergency message crackled over the car radio, warning listeners of looming flash floods.<p>Wayne Foss of Lancaster dismissed it without a second thought and continued on his way to an afternoon business meeting in nearby Lake Hughes.<p>But Foss found himself caught in a raging storm, with …

Weather

Northern Lights dazzle over Britain as Earth aligns with Sun - and there could be more displays to come

Look up into the night sky over the next few weeks and the Aurora Borealis may be visible<p>Parts of Britain were treated to a dazzling display when the Northern Lights appeared in 'near-perfect' viewing conditions.<p>Clear skies across northern parts of the UK meant stargazers got an uncommon glimpse of …

Northern Lights

City Guide: Los Angeles

When did Los Angeles get so popular? Said to be “Paris amid the palms,” a place where people still pursue “magical self-invention,” L.A.’s experiencing a cultural renaissance. Why? And more importantly, why now?<p>In part because of its stark opposition to New York, Los Angeles has become a magnet for …

California

Netanyahu blasts 'deceitful' Abbas ahead of UN speech

Israeli prime minister to address UN General Assembly day after Palestinian leader called for end of Oslo peace accords<p>Benjamin Netanyahu, the Israeli prime minister, has accused Mahmoud Abbas of telling lies and fanning the flames of conflict following the Palestinian leader's emotional address in …

Israel

What’s Holding Women Back in the Workplace?

Despite support at the top, gender equality is a long way off at most U.S. companies. A study by Lean In and McKinsey reveals why—and what employees and companies can do about it.<p>Why aren’t there more women in the upper ranks of corporate America?<p>Cue the broken record: Women rein in career plans to …

The Workplace

Ashley Madison fires back, says ratio of men to women is 1.2 to 1 with thousands still signing up

Hacking victim Ashley Madison wants you to know that reports of its demise are premature, and that reports that there are no women on the site are totally bogus.<p>In a new blog post today, the company said that thanks to the publicity, “hundreds of thousands” of new users have signed up this week, …

Ashley Madison

Twitter promises it will be a more diverse company by 2016

Twitter, like many Silicon Valley companies, has always heavily skewed white and male. To combat the problem, the social network announced new hiring …

10 things in tech you need to know today

1. <b>Netflix will no longer be able to show high-profile Hollywood movies like Transformers and the Hunger Games to US viewers.</b> Netflix isn't renewing its distribution deal with Epix, and will be focusing on its original-content efforts instead.<p>2. <b>Apple is reportedly planning a big increase in the</b> …

Apple Music

Taliban say keeping leader's death secret was a military decision | Reuters

KABUL (Reuters) - Key Taliban members decided to keep the death of their leader a secret for more than two years because the war in Afghanistan was entering a critical phase and most foreign troops were preparing to withdraw at the time, the group said on Monday.<p>News of Mullah Omar’s death leaked …

Afghanistan

The perfect password? You've put your finger on it

From CNET Magazine: Fingerprint readers, which are more convenient and more secure than passcodes, could finally do away with the weakest link in almost any security system.<p>"Your fingerprint is one of the best passwords in the world. It's always with you, and no two are exactly alike. So it made …

Information Systems

Thai Police Issue Arrest Warrants For 2 More Bombing Suspects

Police in Thailand are looking for two new suspects, a woman and a man, in connection with a bombing in Bangkok that left 20 dead.<p>Michael Sullivan filed this report from Thailand for Newscast:<p>"One of the suspects is a 26-year-old woman, a Thai, her picture shown today on national television — a …

Crime

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Brain-eating amoeba kills 14-year-old star athlete

<b>(CNN) —</b> The fatal brain-eating amoeba has struck once again, this time claiming the life of a 14-year-old star athlete.<p>Michael John Riley Jr. had been just days away from starting his freshman year of high school. The Houston teen, who qualified for the Junior Olympics three times in track, was …

Environmental Health

The Week in Review: Turbulent Stock Market

The Dow rebounded at the end of this week after a historically turbulent period for the U.S. and global markets.<p>Concerns over China’s ability to manage its economic slowdown caused the markets to tumble and a “Black Monday” that consisted of China’s stock market crashing in the biggest sell-off …

Stock Markets

Grandparent Power: Bonds With Seniors Help Stabilize Teens

Study surveyed more than 1,400 adolescents<p>Teens who form close, loving relationships with a grandparent are more likely to have fewer behavioral and emotional problems than less-attached teens, says a study published online in the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry.<p>The benefits to the teens were …

Teens

Google Life Sciences Company Has New Deal, Official Nemesis in Diabetes

The Alphabet company, a sci-fi pharma lab, is also searching for a new name.<p>Little has dribbled out of Alphabet, Google’s new holding company and moonshot umbrella, since its unveiling three weeks ago. But one of its businesses, Life Sciences, has kept busy and is willing to gab about it.<p>On Monday, …

China and Russia are using hacked data to target U.S. spies, officials say

Foreign spy services, especially in China and Russia, are aggressively aggregating and cross-indexing hacked U.S. computer databases — including security clearance applications, airline records and medical insurance forms — to identify U.S. intelligence officers and agents, U.S. officials said.<p>At …

Security

Wildfires have burnt more than 5 million football fields of land already this year

If you're have trouble wrapping your mind around that number, <b>picture 5 million football fields on fire.</b><p>This year's numbers will likely skyrocket to break 2006's all-time record of 9.8 million acres, since there are currently 70 wildfires burning, according to NIFC.<p>More wildfires mean more …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

Productivity

Google could face a $1.4b fine in India for rigging search results

Google is being investigated by the Competition Commission of India (CCI) after the agency received complaints that the search giant abused its dominant market position and rigged search results, reports The Economic Times.<p>If found guilty, Google could face a fine of up to 10 percent of its income; …

Android Wear smartwatches come to the iPhone

In a nondescript conference room at Google’s headquarters a few weeks ago, I paired my iPhone to a smartwatch running Android for the first time. I was there to ask Jeff Chang, the lead product manager for Wear, how he’d managed to get Android watches working with iOS and how much they could do …