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Somalia Plane Explosion 'Likely' Caused By Bomb

World<p>The explosion that forced a Somali plane to make an emergency landing shortly after takeoff appears to have been caused by a bomb, NBC News has learned.<p>"It is likely this was a bomb attack," a high-ranking diplomat with knowledge of the investigation said Thursday.<p>That was echoed by Daallo …

NBA Dunk Contest 2016: Zach LaVine to defend title vs. Andre Drummond, Aaron Gordon, Will Barton

The 20-year-old Timberwolves guard is ready for his encore at the dunk contest.<p>Zach LaVine is back to defend his title when the dunk contest comes to Toronto on All-Star Saturday. The Timberwolves guard will compete alongside Pistons center Andre Drummond, Magic forward Aaron Gordon and Nuggets …

Sylvester Stallone Shares Throwback Rocky Photos From Apollo Creed Fight

If it weren’t for Apollo Creed, Rocky Balboa’s career never would’ve made it off the ground. In 1976, <i>Rocky</i> was the story of an underdog who, when …

We’re ignoring an American apocalypse: While everyone obsesses about Trump, the middle class is still rapidly dying

<b>(CURAphotography via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>The presidential election is certainly important, but in our horse race fervor we’ve forgotten what really matters<p>Robert Hennelly<p>February 3, 2016 5:30pm (UTC)<p>As the actual voting starts for 2016 it is critical we not just fixate on the horse race, but also on …

Three cops catch girl who leaped off balcony to escape condo fire

Watch "New Day" and "CNN Newsroom" each Friday to see inspiring stories of officers going above and beyond the call of duty.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Home alone when a fire broke out in her condo complex, the little girl was standing on the temporary safety of her third-floor balcony, listening to the officers below …

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Photographing sensuality in post-Soviet Russia

Today’s Russia is not the best place for artists exploring the themes of the body and sexuality. The government’s crackdown on homosexualism and the rise of traditional values create a nervously conservative atmosphere. Behind the conservatism, however, is a generation of young people who have …

Playboy enters non-nude era: Sexy but 'safe for work'

Playboy entered a new era Thursday with its first issue without fully nude photos.<p>But that is only one of the several changes made at the iconic magazine as it aims to reach a "new generation of readers."<p>Along with nudity, Playboy is also doing away with a pair of long-running features: the cartoon …

Extraordinary collection of personal items from the Gettysburg battle donated to foundation

By Linda Wheeler<p>The Gettysburg Foundation is the recipient of a priceless collection of personal items that belonged to officers and soldiers who fought in the Battle of Gettysburg, according to an announcement by the foundation.<p>Craig Bashein, a Cleveland lawyer and member of the foundation board, …

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Video: Trail Angel - Finding Inner Peace on the Appalachian Trail

For many of us, the outdoors provide solitude and tranquility that we don't always get in our daily lives. They are an escape that reconnects us with …

Ben Davis to Alabama: Crimson Tide Land 5-Star LB Prospect

Ben Davis, a 5-star inside linebacker from Gordo High School in Gordo, Alabama, announced Wednesday that he's committed to playing college football for the University of Alabama.<p>Davis announced his decision live on ESPN, putting on a houndstooth hat.<p>"I had to go with my heart," Davis said, per Greg …

The Subway $5 Footlong Deal Is Over

For almost 10 years Subway’s brand has been synonymous with the $5 footlong, but sadly those days are over.<p>The fast food chain has been offering its …

The Best Wedding Venues in America: The South

<i>Sometimes in the great search for the perfect wedding venue, you don't even know where to begin. The answer? Browsing the top-notch spots to get married. Ever. In our new February/March 2016 issue (on newsstands now!) we call out the best venues— indoor and outdoor, big and small, luxury and</i> …

Dad's Upsetting Post Is Educating Parents on His Baby's Scarily Common Condition

"It could have been worse had it gone much longer untreated."<p>Though Molly Walker was a healthy 5-month-old baby, her father Scott told BuzzFeed she recently became inexplicably inconsolable. In a now-viral Facebook post, Walker explained his daughter was suffering from toe-tourniquet syndrome, an …

Kate Spade Just Changed Her Name: Find Out What It Is!

That's commitment! The real-life <b>Kate Spade</b>, who founded the eponymous brand, is ready to make a big change. To support her latest venture, Frances …

The World's Strangest Beaches

While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those looking for a unique coastal experience, the following beaches provide just that.<p>While white-sand beaches with azure waters and billowing palms are nice, they're far from unusual. For those …

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Kylie Jenner's Red Latex Dress Is Pure Sex

Whoa.<p>Kylie Jenner is really feeling red right now.<p>It started with this mirror selfie she dropped on Instagram on Monday in a racy bikini. In her caption, she hinted at the launch of her new Valentine's Day lip kit color, which was identical to the shade of her bikini and launches just in time for …

Muslim converts from Walsall 'planned to go to Syria'

Trainee maths teacher and Belfast-born ex-Protestant Lorna Moore attempted to join husband and friends under terror group Islamic State, jury hears<p>A female Muslim convert attempted to take her three children to Syria to join her jihadi husband, a jury has heard.<p>Lorna Moore, 33, a trainee maths …

Beer Bottle Production in Russia: Pictures

WATCH: Will the nation's No. 1 athlete choose UGA, Alabama, Tennessee or Ohio State?

ELBERTON, Ga. — Mecole Hardman, Jr. started calling the coaches who recruited him the longest and the best last night. The nation’s No. 1 athlete …

Super Bowl: The Early Years in Pictures

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Bill Cosby's Lawyer Says Former District Attorney Made Promise Not to Prosecute Him: 'A Promise Is a Promise'

Did former Montgomery County District Attorney Bruce L. Castor, Jr. have the legal authority to promise entertainer Bill Cosby he would never be …

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Your game plan for Super Bowl 50: Tackle wings

If you want the Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50 on Sunday, it may be your duty as a Carolinian to eat chicken wings.<p>During the playoffs and in …

Nature notes: Trackers reveal that honeybees forecast the weather to plan their work day

Trackers were placed on 300 honeybees to monitor the impact that weather had on the insects' foraging<p>Honeybees may be able to predict the weather to help plan their productive work day.<p>The results were discovered by Xu-Jiang He and a team from Jiangxi Agricultural University in Nanchang, China, …

Selena Gomez: Hotter Than Ever

Selena Gomez, the cover star of W's March 2016 American Fashion issue, is the most popular girl in America.