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White Tulsa officer charged in death of unarmed black man, freed on bond

A white police officer in Tulsa who was shown on video fatally shooting an unarmed black man has been charged with first-degree manslaughter, authorities said on Thursday.<p>Tulsa District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler filed a “heat-of-passion” manslaughter charge against officer Betty Shelby, nearly a …

Law Enforcement

Devil Frog Vomits Up a New Ant Species

Sometimes scientists make discoveries in the strangest of places. Like the belly of a poison frog.<p>Finding new species may call to mind images of scientists tracking mysterious footprints in the mud or cutting paths through the dense jungle.<p>But sometimes, a discovery is as easy as getting a frog to …

Muhammad Ali 'had a tough time for a year' before death - doctor

<b>Muhammad Ali's doctor says the iconic boxer had been "having a tough time in the last year" before his death.</b><p>The three-time world heavyweight champion, who had Parkinson's disease for 32 years, died aged 74 from "septic shock due to unspecified natural causes" according to his family.<p>"The last week …

Boxing

Apple commemorates Muhammad Ali with homepage tribute

Apple is today commemorating the life of boxer Muhammad Ali with a fullscreen homepage tribute, who died in hospital on Friday at the age of 74. The quote reads: ‘The man who has no imagination has no wings’. Apple executives Tim Cook and Phil Schiller have also shown their respects on Twitter.<p>Ali …

These Are the 15 Most Touching Celeb Tributes to Muhammad Ali

Boxing champion and humanitarian Muhammad Ali passed away last night at the age of 74, leaving a heart-sized hole in many around the world. Suffering from respiratory issues in addition to his longtime illness of Parkinson’s disease, the living legend left the world surrounded by his friends and …

Muhammad Ali

Muhammad Ali: Sylvester Stallone honors the real Apollo Creed

<i>Creed</i> star Sylvester Stallone paid his respects to who he calls “the real Apollo Creed,” a.k.a. Muhammad Ali, in a series of Instagram posts …

Muhammad Ali's eldest daughter remembers her father

To the world,<p>Muhammad Aliwas the brash and buoyant heavyweight fighter bestowed with many monikers: the floating butterfly, the Louisville Lip, the Greatest.<p>To Maryum Ali, the eldest of the boxer's nine children, he was "all of the above," she said. But he was also a teacher, a spiritual guide. …

Liam Neeson Reflects on Meeting His Late 'Hero' Muhammad Ali: 'He Was a Giant of Humanity'

As a young man in Ireland, Liam Neeson had boxing dreams – and the late, great Muhammad Ali made him believe they could come true.<p>Paying tribute to …

The Latest: Mourners say Ali's death tough given US politics

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Latest on the death of Muhammad Ali (all times EDT):<p>9:45 p.m.<p>Those mourning Muhammad Ali's death at an interfaith gathering never mentioned the name Donald Trump.<p>But the comparisons to the Republican presidential candidate were made clear Sunday night as they celebrated …

Boxing

How Muhammad Ali influenced the Civil Rights Movement

The death of Muhammad Ali provides us with an opportunity to reflect on his impact on the freedom struggle that has come to be known as the Civil Rights Movement.<p>Muhammad Ali's influence on the black organisers who formed the backbone of the Civil Rights Movement was distinctly positive and …

Black History

Muhammad Ali's daughter, Hana Ali, pens emotional post to honor late father

It's one thing to call yourself "The Greatest." But what other people have to say about you is just as — if not more — illuminating.<p>We apologize, this video has expired.<p>Muhammad Ali's daughter Hana Ali wrote a powerful Instagram post to honor her dad, who passed away on Friday at age 74.<p>"Our father …

Boxing

The iPhone 7 might have a camera with two lenses—here’s why that’s a great idea

The biggest rumor so far about this year’s iPhone 7, expected in the fall, is that it will have two camera lenses on its back.<p>Among various design changes, the new iPhone will reportedly lose its rear camera “bump” and it’ll get two cameras on its rear instead of one, according to MacRumors. …

Mobile Photography

Google Is Hooking Up Low-Income Homes With Free High-Speed Internet

Google is making good on last summer’s pledge to provide free high-speed Internet to low-income homes across the U.S., starting with 100 homes in …

Housing

Flint Facing More Pain as Mortgage Firms Require Proof of Safe Water

Flint residents have a new wrinkle to worry about after learning that their drinking water had been poisoned with lead.<p>Mortgage lenders including …

Snorkeling

The photographer teaching women to feel beautiful naked

Photographer Mathilde Grafström struggled with body image issues and confidence for much of her life. “I had a major identity crisis a few years back and I’m still working on trying to accept my own body as it is. I suffer from these beauty ideals that are put out by the media, and it affects my …

There’s a good reason Americans are horrible at science

The United States of America has arguably done more to advance science in the modern world than any other country on earth. From the nimble ingenuity of Silicon Valley to the ascendency of US military technology, this nation has impeccable high-tech bona fides. Many of the world’s top engineering …

Critical Thinking

Warm Weather Extends Maine's Lobster Season

The unusually warm weather in New England has made for an unusually long lobstering season in Maine.<p>The mild weather means there is an abundance of lobsters in the Gulf of Maine and many lobstermen are continuing to fish well into December, when — in years past — freezing water and stormy seas …

Aquaculture

The Activist Mermaid

Being a real life mermaid is a novel approach to ocean activism. But there are some who question whether her work can be doing more damage than good.<p>Hannah Fraser floated on a surfboard in a cove near the Japanese village of Taiji. It was just after sunrise on October 28, 2007, and local fishermen …

Save Me

Solitary Superheroes Find Quiet Moments in Stunning Landscapes

French photographer Benoit Lapray believes that “a photograph has to tell us a story,” and he achieves just that in his series, entitled <i>The Quest for the Absolute</i>. The playful collection of portraits offers insight into the world of well-known superheroes, including Captain America, Spiderman, …

Photography

The Ten Most Ridiculous Car Design Details

Amazing or awful, some design details that end up on production cars are just completely ridiculous. These ten laughable design features fall right …

Sports Cars

Dancers Among Us, Part II (18 photos)

Now featured on everywhere from NBC to blog and magazines around the world, <i>Dancers Among Us</i>, by photographer Jordan Matter, constantly reaches new heights. For those of you who are unfamiliar with it, Matter shoots top NYC dancers in places around the city, including an Apple store, Grand Central …

Apple Store

Ten Cars Most People Think Are Pretty But Aren't

A pretty car doesn’t have to have a huge stance, crazy-aggressive design lines, or vomit-inducing colors. Unfortunately, the designers of these cars …

Two College Friends Raise $13 Million To Build India's First High Speed Electric Scooter

Last year, Delhi took the honor of becoming the world’s most polluted city. The number of air pollution-related illnesses globally has been on the rise. In India, the reasons are apparent: cars, industrial fumes, burning of garbage and agricultural waste.<p>Delhi’s traffic is no laughing matter. To …

Hedge Funds

3 Sacred Aromas To Open Your Chakras & Cleanse Your Aura

Whether it’s the smell of soil after a rain shower or freshly cut grass; the enticing aroma of flowers or the misty odor of the sea, there are some …

Spirituality

Volkswagen under investigation over illegal software that masks emissions

California and EPA accuse VW of installing ‘defeat device’ software that reduces nitrogen oxide emissions while a car is undergoing official tests<p>The US government has ordered Volkswagen to recall almost 500,000 cars after discovering that the company deployed sophisticated software to cheat …

California Air Resources Board

Apple making 'substantial' donation to aid migrants in Europe

Tim Cook said in an email to Apple staff on Friday that the company is making a “substantial” donation to aid refugees in Europe, BuzzFeed …

North Africa

Apple Discussing Self-Driving Cars With California’s DMV

Apple’s self-driving car program is getting very real. So real, in fact, that the California Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is now holding meetings with Apple about them. According to documents obtained by <i>The Guardian</i>’s Mark Harris, Apple’s legal counsel held an hour-long meeting with DMV …

Self-Driving Cars

Composition tips for photographing forests

<b>Photo Tips & Tutorials</b>"><p>Beautiful, picturesque location cluttered with lush green foliage and trees? Watch and listen to Jay as he presents some tips …

Landscape Photography