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Literature

The history behind New York City’s missing subway lines

<i>TThis item has been corrected.</i><p>At first glance, there is logic to New York City’s numbered subway lines: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7.<p>The letters, however, are a little less straightforward: A, B, C, D, E, F, G, J, L, M, N, Q, R, S, S, Z. What happened to the H? Or the O? And why in the world there are three …

New York City

Colonel Germano: Low Expectations Limit Female Marines

Last Thursday, the Marine Corps released a summary of a study contending that combat units mixing men and women together performed more poorly than …

U.S. Marines
Crime
Crime

The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Brodawg Branding

Picture this: Brooke Shields “Calvinized” in skintight denim. Cindy Crawford ravenously downing a Pepsi outside a rural gas station. Paris Hilton …

Soccer

Ronaldo breaks Raul's all-time scoring record for Real Madrid

The Portugal international netted against Levante in Saturday's La Liga clash to move clear of the Spain icon — and after playing 431 fewer games than his fellow forward.<p>Cristiano Ronaldo has usurped Raul as Real Madrid's all-time leading scorer after finding the net against Levante on Saturday.<p>The …

Soccer

Royals beat the Blue Jays to take Game 1 of ALCS

The Toronto Blue Jays have not been kind to Edinson Volquez over the years, using him as a personal punching bag whenever he pitches against them.<p>The veteran right hander was 0-4 in six career starts against Toronto, with an earned-run average that is tipping just south of 10.<p>Those are lip-licking …

Baseball
New Jersey

Galileo Offline Maps app review: enhance your travel experiences using maps

Introduction<p>When going hiking or cycling in the wilderness, it is important to have accurate maps of the area to avoid getting lost. Evgen Bodunov …

Just Press Record could be your perfect voice recording app

Just Press Record is an unassuming app, doing little more than recording noise and saving it to iCloud. It’s available for OS X and iOS, though — and that makes it oddly unique.<p>The app’s design isn’t even particularly great. It lacks clever functionality like slide-to-delete, which is pretty …

9 apps to add unique wallpapers to your Android home screen

One of the reasons I prefer Android over iOS is because it offers endless options for customizing the interface. That’s important to me as I like my apps and widgets set up just so, and I enjoy switching up wallpapers every once in a while.<p>Google Play is filled with apps hawking wallpapers, some …

Bradley Cooper Pledges to Help Close Hollywood Wage Gap

Jennifer Lawrence's frequent co-star says he'll negotiate alongside lead actress on future projects<p>In response to Jennifer Lawrence's scathing …

'Back to the Future' bundle has a lot to say about the not-too-distant past

<b>Back to the Future: The Complete Adventures</b><p>Universal, $88.88; Blu-ray, $99.88<p>Given that 2015 is "the future" in Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale's blockbuster sequel "Back to the Future Part II," there's been a lot of talk this year about what the film got right and wrong about the world of today. But …

Bill Maher: Voting For Hillary Clinton Is Like Settling For Chicken Instead Of Fish

Bill Maher wants to make sure supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) vote for the eventual Democratic presidential nominee -- even if it turns out to be Hillary Clinton.<p>It’s as easy as eating an airplane meal with chicken when they are all out of fish, he said Friday on HBO’s “Real Time with …

Bernie Sanders
Africa
Government

Optimism aside, US struggles to meet goals in Afghanistan

That is the backdrop to President Barack Obama's decision to extend the U.S. military mission beyond his last day in the White House, giving U.S. forces still more time to train and advise the Afghan army and keep up the hunt for remnants of the al-Qaida network, whose Sept. 11 attacks drew them to …

Afghanistan
Joe Biden

Kerry: Climate change, food security key to global stability

MILAN (AP) — The stability of the world is directly linked to climate change and its impact on food security for billions of people, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Saturday.<p>In a speech to the Milan Expo, Kerry argued that unrest tied to climate change-induced agricultural failure poses …

Climate Change
Joe Biden

Most Famous Female Photographers In The World | Photography tips and tricks, Equipment, Photography News, Photography Books, Tutorial, and Lighting

Famous Woman Photographers<p>All this time, we only know that the world of photography is dominated by male photographers. There are some famous names …

Why Baltimore's star prosecutor will have a hard time convicting the 6 charged cops

"I can't think of any situation like this where six officers get indicted where there's these kinds of charges in one setting," Bowling Green State University professor Philip Stinson told The Baltimore Sun.<p>Stinson said this fits into a trend of videos playing a role in controversial police cases …

Justice
Middle-class
Justice
Justice
Soccer