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Las Vegas billboard changed to read 'Shoot A School Kid' by activist group

PHOENIX, Ariz. — An alteration to a billboard along Interstate 15 in Las Vegas changed the advertisement for a shooting range into a political protest piece overnight.<p>The billboard that said "Shoot a .50 caliber only $29" at Battlefield Vegas was changed to read "Shoot a school kid only …

Rainfall

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

Science Reveals More About The Healthy Habits Of 'Super-Agers'

Aging well is a topic most people have a personal interest in—science certainly does. And it’s revealed some interesting findings in recent years, as long-term studies on “super agers” from across the globe have come in. Of the general population, about a third of people above the age of 90 have …

The Brain

The Two Words That Will Help Get an Airline Upgrade Over the Phone

<i>At Bloomberg Pursuits, we love to travel. And we always want to make sure we’re doing it right. So we’re talking to globe-trotters in all of our</i> …

Pacific Ocean

We Tested Drinks That Say They'll Help You Pass a Drug Test

The results shocked us!<p>When it comes to balancing a professional life with even a casual weed habit, American stoners have a delicate line to walk. Despite being recreationally legal in nine states and medicinally legal in 29, the federal ban on marijuana consumption means employers across the …

Cannabis

Teacher Spends 70 Hours Creating Incredible 'Harry Potter'-Themed Classroom

An Oregon teacher transformed his classroom into a magical oasis.<p>Kyle Hubler is in his fourth year of teaching seventh and eighth graders at Evergreen Middle School in Hillsboro. When he found out he’d be moving to a new classroom for the 2017-2018 school year, he decided to decorate it around one …

Teaching
College Football

Trump yields to pressure, calls neo-Nazis and KKK criminals

CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va./WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump denounced neo-Nazis and the Ku Klux Klan as criminals and thugs on Monday, bowing to mounting political pressure to condemn such groups explicitly after a white-nationalist rally turned deadly in Virginia.<p>Trump had been …

Rights & Freedoms

An underwater ancient city in Turkey may open up to diving for the first time in 30 years

A sunken city near the island of Kekova, near Antalya in Turkey, may open up to diving for the first time in 30 years. Diving at the ancient underground city has been banned since 1986 in order to preserve it, but with the cooperation of archaeologists and local experts, the ban could be partially …

Scuba Diving

Gruden reveals he's 'preparing' to coach again

Get ready for the latest installment of Jon Gruden comeback talk.<p>Only this time, rather than reports of interest that never result in a return to the …

Football (U.S.)
Football (U.S.)

4 costs you haven't factored into your homebuying budget

It's not cheap to buy a home these days, and we're not just talking about the price of the home itself.<p>Other out-of-pocket costs that crop up during the purchasing process, or even when you're moving in, can put an unexpected strain on your already-hurting bank account.<p>For starters, you'll need to …

Real Estate

Woman 'steals' her stolen bike back from thief who advertised it on Facebook

A Bristol cyclist has "stolen" her bike from a thief who advertised it for sale on Facebook.<p>Jenni Morton-Humphreys, 30, turned the tables on the thief with an ingenious sting, even though she was advised against doing so by the police.<p>Ms Morton-Humphreys had appealed for help by posting a picture …

NFL

Nick Saban explains the most precious fuel of all: failures

If you, reader, have given up a questionable pick-like route and finished one second shy of spending an entire season at No. 1 in your own life, now’s the time to capitalize.<p>Wisdom from Nick Saban at SEC Media Days, when he was asked about how one self-assesses after blowing a lead in a National …

College Football

At least 80 people form human chain to rescue stranded group in Gulf of Mexico

Dozens of people quickly organized on a beach in Florida to help a group of swimmers, including two children, in danger of drowning in a powerful riptide<p>Dozens of beachgoers formed a human chain stretching almost 100 yards into the Gulf of Mexico to rescue a group of swimmers in danger of drowning …

Panama City

Northern California town close to running out of water

DAVENPORT, Calif. — Despite the wettest winter in years, the town of Davenport is close to running out of water.<p>A major waterline was damaged during the 2017 winter storms. Santa Cruz County declared an emergency and tapped into Mill Creek, but that source will run dry by the end of summer.<p>The …

California

Ms Sheila Michaels: Feminist who popularised 'Ms', dies aged 78

<b>Sheila Michaels, an American feminist who brought the honorific "Ms" into mainstream use, has died aged 78.</b><p>Ms Michaels did not invent the term, but is credited with rescuing it from obscurity after she saw it used in an address, thinking it was a typo.<p>"Ms" did not convey a woman's marital status, …

New York City

17 Things You'll Only Get If You've Had A Best Friend Since Childhood

You've long since lost your sense of disgust with one another, and each of your mothers considers you a part of their family.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

Africa and the West must collaborate in order to eliminate terrorism, says Macron

France and African states must work together to "eradicate terrorists, thugs and murderers" in the vast Sahel region, Emmanuel Macron said on Sunday.<p>The French President, meeting in Mali with leaders from five regional countries, threw his weight behind a new multinational military force set up to …

Guns And KKK Members At Gettysburg Confederate Rally, But No Foes To Fight

GETTYSBURG, Pa. ― A few hundred armed militia group members, Sons of Confederate Veterans, Ku Klux Klaners, supporters of President Donald Trump, and other self-described patriots descended upon the Gettysburg battlefield Saturday to defend the site’s Confederate symbols from phantom activists with …

Rights & Freedoms

As data centers bloom, a century-old African American enclave is threatened

For at least 118 years, the descendants of Livinia Blackburn Johnson have lived on the land in Northern Virginia that she and some other freed slaves acquired under an 1866 federal law that allowed them to own property.<p>As the nearby town of Haymarket grew around them, Johnson’s heirs carved out …

African-American News

Women are given a tougher time in interviews than men, scientists find

Women are given a tougher time during interviews and are interrupted more than men, a new study has found.<p>According to researchers, women are more likely to be interrupted mid-sentence and face more follow-up questions in academic interviews, suggesting there is a gender imbalance in top jobs.<p>The …

Southern California

Rare Bipartisan Internship Exists for North Carolina HBCU Students

Alma Adams and Mark Walker run a paid summer internship program<p>Twenty-year-old political science majors Dariana Reid, a rising senior at Johnson C. …

College & University

Language-learning apps that you need now

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This girls robotics team from Afghanistan was denied visas for a U.S. competition

A robotics competition team of Afghan girls won't be able to watch their creation compete in person.<p>They were recently denied one-week visas to the …

Afghanistan

Justin Trudeau visits with indigenous group in Canada at protest camp

Activists aimed to engage in four days of ‘reoccupation’ to draw attention to the history of Canada’s indigenous people during country’s 150th birthday festivities<p>Canada’s prime minister Justin Trudeau has met with aboriginal activists who set up a demonstration tipi on Parliament Hill ahead of …

Canada

Gene therapy: What personalized medicine means for you

From CNET Magazine: What if the next pill you took were tailored to your genetic makeup? That day is almost here.<p>This is the future of medicine. There is no turning back.<p>Dr. Massimo Cristofanilli<p>Once we understand how genes are being turned on and off, we'll be able to better predict which …

Personalized Medicine

No Longer a Dream: Silicon Valley Takes On the Flying Car

CLEARLAKE, Calif. — On a recent afternoon, an aerospace engineer working for a small Silicon Valley company called Kitty Hawk piloted a flying car above a scenic lake about 100 miles north of San Francisco.<p>Kitty Hawk’s flying car, if you insisted on calling it a “car,” looked like something Luke …

Silicon Valley

Muslims celebrate Eid al-Fitr worldwide

Muslims across the world are celebrating the first day of the Eid al-Fitr festival, which marks the end of the Islamic fasting month of Ramadan.<p>The three-day Eid-al-Fitr depends on the sighting of the moon and is usually marked by early morning prayers followed by family visits and feasts.<p>Residents …

Islam