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17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …

Martin Luther King, Jr.

We know it's effective. So why is there opposition to the HPV vaccine ?

Over 90% of cervical cancers are caused by HPV. But squeamishness about sex and unsupported safety fears are threatening vaccination programmes<p>Human papillomavirus (HPV) has long haunted humankind; almost all sexually active adults carry some of HPV’s 170 strains. And although many of these are …

Hpv

13 Of The Best Movies To Watch When You're In A Bad Mood

Go on, escape reality.<p>Feeling blue? Flip on your favorite films.<p>Not only do they trigger a feeling of nostalgia, they can also make you feel pretty joyful. Research shows your most beloved movies are irresistible to your brain. In other words, it's human nature to have the urge to re-watch films …

Paul Rudd

No, you haven't read this déjà vu story before

<b>(CNN) —</b> We know the feeling (or at least 66% of us do). Déjà vu is the belief you've been here or done that before, when you know there's absolutely no way you could have. The phrase déjà vu is French, meaning "already seen."<p>But we know less about why we have the feeling. Is déjà vu evidence of a …

The Brain

I Confronted the Doctor Who Missed My Cancer

When a 'Grey's Anatomy' writer ran into the doctor who failed to catch the tumor in her knee, she didn't get mad. She made an appointment.<p>For nearly two years, I've been obsessed with medical journals. Volumes of fascinating, disgusting material that could only be described as …

Cleveland Police Officers Will Not Face Charges in Death of Tamir Rice

The white police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice in Cleveland in 2014 will not face criminal charges, the county prosecutor announced …

Revealed: Thailand's most senior human trafficking investigator to seek political asylum in Australia

Major General Paween Pongsirin says his investigations into human trafficking implicated senior figures in police and military and he now fears for his life<p>Thailand’s most senior police investigator into human trafficking is seeking political asylum in Australia, saying he fears for his life …

Thai Politics

Here's why the drug that helped Jimmy Carter get 'cancer-free' is such a big deal

Carter was being treated with a cancer drug called Keytruda that uses the immune system to fight off cancerous cells.<p>Keytruda, made by pharmaceutical company Merck, was originally approved by the FDA in September 2014 to treat melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer that can also show up in other …

Who was John Titor, the 'time traveller' who came from 2036 to warn us of a nuclear war?

As the world celebrates Back to the Future Day, it has forgotten the unknown man whose 2001 internet postings might just have saved humanity<p>If time travel is possible, why haven’t we met any time travellers?<p>This was the question Stephen Hawking advanced on the topic of time warps. But it misses …

City to pay $6.5M settlement to family of man shot by cop

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — City officials in South Carolina approved a $6.5 million settlement Thursday with the family of an unarmed black man …

Hiroshima: Grief, horror of atomic bomb remembered 70 years on

<b>Hiroshima, Japan (CNN) —</b> In the center of Hiroshima, yards from where the world's first atomic attack bomb exploded 70 years ago, stands a dome-shaped bell tower of modest proportions. It is decorated with the bronze statues of three children.<p>Their slender arms reach out, spreading wide towards the …

Hiroshima

This Ghostwriter Takes Us Inside Hip-Hop's Secret Society

When Meek Mill accused Drake of enlisting writers to help pen his rhymes this week, the Philly MC left hip-hop fans with more questions than answers. …

How Often Should a Happy Couple Have Sex?

An investigation<p>Men aren’t the only ones who feel self-conscious about how often they’re having sex. (Wait: You do, right, men? I know nothing about you. I kind of just assumed.)<p>When a woman complains to her friends that she’s having a rough patch with her boyfriend, the first thing they’ll ask is …

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