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Flint Official Resigns After Using Racial Slur When Talking About Water Crisis

A government official in Flint, Mich. has resigned from his post after he was recorded using a racial slur to blame African-Americans for the city’s …

Snorkeling

Police speak less respectfully to black drivers, study suggests

<b>(CNN) —</b> A succession of high-profile police shootings and racial tensions swept the United States last summer. One year later, researchers are still trying to better understand the delicate relationship between police and the communities they patrol.<p>Now, instead of focusing on police use of force, …

Justice

Feds Arrest NSA Contractor in Leak of Top Secret Russia Document

Barely an hour after a news organization published an article about a top-secret National Security Agency document on Russian hacking, the Justice Department announced charges against a 25-year-old government contractor who a senior federal official says was the leaker of the document.<p>The May 5, …

Surveillance

United allegedly flew an unsafe plane 23 times

http://ht3.cdn.turner.com/money/big/news/2017/04/13/united-passenger-lawyer.cnnmoney_2043714_1024x576.mp4<p>United is in hot water again, this time for flying an allegedly unsafe plane.<p>The Federal Aviation Administration on Tuesday proposed a $435,000 fine against United Airlines (UAL) for purportedly …

Air Travel

Here's How Trump's Student Loan Proposals Could Affect You

The president's budget proposal cuts public service loan forgiveness and increases payments for graduate students — but it could help many struggling undergraduates.<p>Deep cuts to the federal student loan program in the budget proposal President Trump plans to release Tuesday — some $143 billion over …

College & University

Intersex and proud: model Hanne Gaby Odiele on finally celebrating her body

When the Belgian model revealed she was intersex earlier this year, she gave voice to something she’d always been told to hide. Here, the face of Balenciaga talks about knowing she was different<p>Like many models, Hanne Gaby Odiele has a lovely limber angularity. Sitting in a Manhattan restaurant …

Gender

DeVos Civil Rights Office Pick Once Claimed Discrimination for Being White: Report

Department of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos has appointed as the acting head of the department’s Office for Civil Rights a woman who once complained of discrimination for being white. The appointment has civil rights advocates leery of the choice.<p>Attorney Candice Jackson, who was announced as the …

Rights & Freedoms

Attacks on Africans expose India's racist inclinations

The recent attacks on Africans have raised concerns about the safety of foreigners in India and an alarming trend of hate crimes and racism in the …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump’s plan to bring jobs back to America comes with one giant asterisk

If you call something “the worst trade deal maybe ever signed anywhere,” you kind of have to get rid of it when you have the chance.<p>So it seems like only a matter of time before President Trump really does begin to pull us out of the North American Free Trade Agreement so that he can try to …

Economics

So You're Saying the Muslim Ban Could Get Worse?

Reince Priebus suggested expanding the ban beyond seven nations.<p>White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and Chuck Todd had a contentious interview on Sunday's <i>Meet the Press.</i> While Chuck Todd pushed for clarity, it's hard to listen to the interview without being confused.<p>First, Chuck Todd asked a …

Donald Trump
Immigration
Immigration

With National Security Council Shakeup, Steve Bannon Gets A Seat At The Table

President Trump has reorganized the National Security Council by elevating his chief strategist, Steve Bannon, and demoting the director of National Intelligence and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.<p>Bannon will join the NSC's principals committee, the top interagency group for discussing …

Donald Trump

Chemical weapons found in Mosul in Isis lab, say Iraqi forces

Special forces say mustard agent and Russian surface-to-air missiles found in site set up in Nineveh ruins<p>Iraqi forces have said they have discovered a mustard chemical warfare agent in eastern Mosul alongside a cache of Russian surface-to-surface missiles.<p>Iraqi and US officials have repeatedly …

Middle East
Environmentalism

Trump Bans Lobbying by Former Aides, Seeks Islamic State Plan

President Donald Trump moved to reorganize his National Security Council, implement a lobbying ban for political appointees once they leave his …

National Security

Despair, confusion reign as Trump's travel ban hits

An Iraqi pleaded for his life to President Donald Trump. A longtime New Yorker, born in Syria, wondered how he would get home from a trip abroad. Church groups, geared up to welcome refugee families, looked in dismay at homes prepared for families that may never arrive.<p>Despair and confusion set in …

Immigration

The Navy's $4 billion stealth destroyer has malfunctioned again

The US Navy hasn't exactly been having the best of luck with its pricey new ship. Only weeks after it was officially commissioned the USS Zumwalt, the Navy's new $4.4 billion destroyer has already been put out of action.<p>Touted as the Navy's most technologically advanced destroyer, the Zumwalt's …

The Controversy Swirling Around the Presidential Debate Moderator

The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hasn’t even happened yet and the moderator, Lester Holt, is already being …

Government
Law Enforcement
Law Enforcement

Scientists Have Literally Shined a Light on How to Have Better Sex

No seriously, they shined a light on it.<p>Here's a potential home remedy for a low sex drive: light therapy, the same kind used to combat seasonal affective disorder.<p>According to Popular Science, researchers at the University of Siena in Italy took 38 men with lack of interest in sex and split them …

Antidepressants

New Research Says There Are 4 Basic Types of People. Which One Are You?

According to a recent study, 90 percent of us are either optimistic, pessimistic, trusting, or envious. Guess which group was the biggest.<p>How trustworthy are people? How far do we trust one another?<p>That's what researchers set out to discover. In a recently published study, scientists from a number …

Psychology

A psychologist who's spent decades studying the science of persuasion explains why it's so hard to resist a sales pitch

Case in point: If you've got a likable salesperson, you're more likely to buy their product. If that salesperson tells you there's only one of that product left, you're even more likely to wind up purchasing it.<p>Yet if these are really such <i>duh</i> ideas, why can't we apply them in our daily lives? As …

Psychology
Africa

Colin Kaepernick Protests National Anthem Over Treatment of Minorities: 'There Are Bodies in the Street'

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick refused to stand during the national anthem before a game on Friday, protesting the treatment of …

Colin Kaepernick

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Chicago police shootings: data reveals 92 deaths and 2,623 bullets fired

There were 435 officer-involved shootings in city from 2010 through 2015 Findings show about four out of every five people shot were black males<p>After threatening to sue the city’s police department, the Chicago Tribune has obtained official data tracking every time an officer has opened fire in the …

Law Enforcement

Philippines drugs war: The woman who kills dealers for a living

<b>The Philippines is in the midst of a brutal war on drugs sanctioned by the controversial President Rodrigo Duterte, which has seen almost 2,000 killings in a matter of weeks. The BBC's Jonathan Head explores the country's dark underbelly of dealers and assassins through the story of one woman</b> …

Asia