Marcelle Brown

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Hot Enough Out There for You?

Tourists are flocking to Death Valley as temperatures top 120 degrees amid a hit wave blanketing the West.<p>Desert dwellers in the western U.S. see temperatures topping 120 degrees as a reason to hunker down indoors and turn up the air conditioning. But some tourists welcome it as a bucket-list …

Apple employees sold user data in China in $7 million scheme

20 Apple employees are alleged to be involved in a Chinese data laundering scam, using company computers to export Apple IDs, names and other data, …

Put Your Savings and Investing on Auto-Pilot

Today's technology lets us automate our saving and investing. With just a few steps, most Americans can be on their way to financial freedom.<p>There's …

Lantern fest to mark end of New Year celebrations

THE Lantern Festival, which is celebrated on the 15th day of the first lunar month, is the first full moon night in the Chinese …

Festivals

Switzerland votes to ease citizenship process

Switzerland has voted to make it easier for third-generation immigrants to become citizens, rejecting rightwing politicians’ complaints that the proposed measures would pose a security risk.<p>Until now, a fast-track route to citizenship was only open to foreigners who had been married to Swiss …

Horn of Africa

To Speak Is to Blunder

Choosing to renounce a mother tongue.<p>In a dream the other night, I was back in Beijing, at the entrance of my family’s apartment complex, where a public telephone, a black rotary, had once been guarded by the old women from the neighborhood association. They used to listen without hiding their …

Driver live-streams 104 mph crash - CNN Video

A driver live-streamed himself speeding and weaving in and out of traffic before crashing into a garbage truck in Rhode Island.

4 Foods That Help Relieve Stress and Shrink Your Waistline

<b>Chocolate Milk</b><br>In the mood for something sweet? Go for this childhood favorite. "Chocolate milk has potassium, which helps relieve muscle spasms if you're dealing with physical stressors," says Gans. Just make sure to stick with the low-fat version.<p><b>Oatmeal</b><br>This fiber-packed food will keep you full …

Rapa Expedition: Polynesian Words of Inspiration

Changing Planet<p><i>We are making good time on our passage from Tahiti to Rapa Iti for the latest Pristine Seas expedition to study and film the diverse and untouched ecosystems here in the far south of French Polynesia. We should be sheltering in calm waters off the northwest coast of the island</i> …