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Son of boxer Muhammad Ali reportedly detained at Florida airport and asked whether he was Muslim

Muhammad Ali Jr., 44, who was born in Philadelphia and has a US passport, was traveling with his mother Khalilah Camacho-Ali, the late sports icon's second wife, friend and lawyer Chris Mancini told the Louisville Courier-Journal.<p>Mancini told the newspaper that both were held for questioning on the …

Florida

What Is Kwanzaa?

Find out everything you need to know about the Kwanzaa festival.<p>Every year, as we count down to December 25th, we find ourselves immersed in Christmas cheer. Houses are lit up with decorations, Christmas movies take over our regularly scheduled TV programming, and Christmas carols gleefully ring …

U.K. Fertility Clinics Can Now Apply For Licenses To Create 3-Parent Babies

The United Kingdom's fertility regulator has put its seal of approval on the "cautious use" of techniques to create a baby from the DNA of three people. The Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority, or HFEA, announced Thursday that it will now begin to accept applications from fertility clinics …

Duterte keeps admitting to killing people. His supporters keep shrugging it off.

By Emily Rauhala<p>Reporter<p>He made headlines recently after saying he wanted U.S. troops out of his country.<p>He made headlines recently after saying he wanted U.S. troops out of his country.<p>It should have been a shocking admission.<p>On Monday, Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines, bragged about …

Asia

Italy's Supreme Court rules public masturbation not a crime

<b>(CNN) —</b> Italy's highest court has ruled that masturbation in public is not a crime, as long as it is not conducted in the presence of minors.<p>The decision came down from the Italian Supreme Court -- La Corte di Cassazione -- in the case of a 69-year-old man, identified only as "PL," who was caught …

Italy

Being African in India: 'We are seen as demons' | Racism

<b>New Delhi/Greater Noida, India -</b> After a year in India, Zaharaddeen Muhammed, 27, knows enough Hindi to understand what <i>bander</i> means. Monkey.<p>But it isn't even the daily derogatory comments that make him doubt his decision to swap his university in Nigeria for a two-year master's degree programme in …

Newfound Human Species Suggests Africa Was Evolutionary Melting Pot

The most recently discovered extinct human species may have lived less than 1 million years ago, researchers have discovered.<p>This finding suggests …

Beer Can Cabbage Is the Ultimate Grilled Vegetable

Beer can chicken is a grilling season staple, but now there’s a new beer-steamed entree in town, and it is the hearty cabbage. Sure, it’s a great …

Hip-Hop

A Breakdown Of The Features Included On Travis Scott's 'Astroworld'<p>Aaron Williams 08.03.18 2 days ago<p>YG's 'Stay Dangerous' Adds A Fresh Coat Of Polish To His Raw, Unflinching Reality Rap<p>Aaron Williams 08.03.18 3 days ago<p>Travis Scott Found Redemption During His Intense And Fiery Set At …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Growing Up, And Older, With Hip Hop

<b>A few months ago, a headline claiming “The New Dad-Rock Is ’90s Rap” filtered through my newsfeed.</b> I didn’t click on it at the time; I figured, well, …

The Top 10 Hip Hop Singles & Videos Of The Week: Jay Z, Fabolous & Tupac

This week, a spoof of Jay Z’s response to Beyoncé’s <i>LEMONADE</i> surfaced online. Elsewhere, Fabolous releases his take on Desiigner’s “Panda” and lastly, …

10 Classic UK Hip Hop Songs

With this list, we pay homage to the early Hip Hop scene in the United Kingdom. This is by no means meant as a representative presentation of UK Hip …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Meet the hip hop grandpas of Nairobi - CNN Style

Written by Nosmot Gbadamosi, for CNN<p>They're known as Kabangu, and they're a group of hip hop grandpas who've been around since the 1980s -- or so it appears.<p>This ultimate band of "true hip hop heads" allegedly double as security guards by night in Kariobangi - one of Nairobi's informal …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Top 15 The Roots Songs

The Roots started out in Philadelphia, formed in 1987 by emcee Tariq ‘Black Thought‘ Trotter and drummer and bandleader Ahmir ‘Questlove’ Thompson. …

This Mind-Blowing Audi Truck Could Be the Future of Big Rigs

Automakers need big rigs to perform chores like hauling fuel and transporting race cars to the track. That's why Audi used the truck pictured below …

Darth Vader

The President of Tanzania sacked one of his ministers for being drunk on the job

President John Magufuli, who took office in November, has promised to tackle corruption and inefficiency in government. He has sacked several senior officials for graft and cut spending he deemed wasteful, such as scrapping official Christmas cards.<p>Charles Kitwanga is the first minister to be fired …

Court orders Mississippi town to desegregate schools after 50-year fight

(Reuters) - A federal court has ordered a Mississippi town to consolidate its junior high and high schools in order to fully desegregate its school system after a 50-year battle the town has waged with the U.S. Department of Justice, agency officials said Monday.<p>Black students and white students in …

You can now search the Panama Papers — the secret accounts of the global rich — yourself

By Ana Swanson<p>, Reporter<p>Some of the information from the Panama Papers, a vast trove of more than 11 million leaked documents that have cast a light into the shadowy world of offshore finance, is now available to the public for the first time. The Washington Post is joining a group of global media …

Ethics crusader in House of Lords filmed allegedly snorting powder off prostitute’s breasts

By Justin Wm. Moyer<p>, Reporter<p>A leading ethics crusader in Britain’s Parliament has resigned as deputy speaker of the House of Lords after a videotape surfaced of him allegedly snorting cocaine off of a prostitute’s breasts, among other things.<p>Baron John Sewel, a former dean at the University of …

House of Lords

Native Americans: Portraits From a Century Ago

In the early 1900s, Seattle-based photographer Edward S. Curtis embarked on a project of epic scale, to travel the western United States and document the lives of Native Americans still untouched by Western society. Curtis secured funding from J.P. Morgan, and visited more than 80 tribes over the …

Revealed: Asian slave labour producing prawns for supermarkets in US, UK

Slaves forced to work for no pay for years at a time under threat of extreme violence are being used in Asia in the production of seafood sold by major US, British and other European retailers, the Guardian can reveal.<p>A six-month investigation has established that large numbers of men bought and …

Medical First: 3-D Printed Skull Successfully Implanted in Woman

Another day, another advance in 3-D printing technology.<p>Doctors in the Netherlands report that they have for the first time successfully replaced most of a human’s skull with a 3-D printed plastic one — and likely saved a woman's life in the process.<p>The 23-hour surgery took place three months ago …

3D

U.S. Near Top Of List Of Countries That Carried Out The Most Death Penalties Last Year

The countries that carried out the most death penalties in 2013: the U.S., Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran, and China, according to a report by Amnesty International.<p>In an annual report released Thursday, Amnesty International found a 15% increase in the number of death penalty sentences carried out in …

America Is The Only Country Where A Child Can Be Sentenced To Life Behind Bars

The United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles -- individuals younger than 18 years old -- to life in prison without parole. On Tuesday, the American Civil Liberties Union and Columbia Law School's Human Rights Institute argued in front of the Inter-American Commission …