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Rightwing rally cancelled as Maxine Waters supporters stand guard

A rightwing group that had vowed to stage weeks of protests against California’s best-known African American member of Congress, Maxine Waters, was a no-show at its own demonstration as activists thronged to offer their support outside Waters’ district office in south Los Angeles.<p>The Oath Keepers, …

Maxine Waters

Google's $5 billion fine: What you need to know

On Wednesday, the European Union slapped a record 4.34 billion euro ($5 billion) fine on Google for using its Android phone software to stifle …

Apps

How to Pose Someone Who’s Never Modeled

Working with professional models, those who know exactly what moves to make and how to position their bodies, can be a rewarding experience. However, …

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves

<i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i> is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. …

The Falcons are in the playoffs, earn shot at redemption

Many African-Americans identify closely with Atlanta as culturally the region has played a central role in many defining moments<p>ATLANTA – As it …

11 Tips For Capturing Amazing Cityscapes

Photographing cityscapes is an absolute thrill and I’ve learned a lot about how to capture the best photo possible, by revisiting places I’ve gone to …

A 100-year-old US riot only now being talked about

<b>It's almost 100 years since 19 African-American soldiers were executed following a violent mutiny in Texas. Why is the US only now coming to terms with what happened?</b><p>For decades, no name appeared above the grave of Corporal Jesse Moore, only the number seven.<p>The figure corresponded to noose number …

San Antonio

The Royals remain the best at questioning umpires. Here’s their secret

The best eyes in baseball peered at the television monitor at Progressive Field on Saturday, and no, they did not belong to shortstop Francisco …

Why and how to erase your browsing history

Cover your tracks in any web browser.<p>Web browsers keep track of your past activity for a reason. That history comes in handy if you want to find a funny article again, or return to your favorite photo of the kids, or if restore a tab that you accidentally closed. At the same time, some people find …

5 Ways to Make Money with Photography

You want to make money with photography? In this Video Adventure Photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj talks about 5 Ways to make money out of your photos.

The Top 10 Things I Wish I Had Known as a Beginner Photographer

Oh the road to becoming the best photographer you can be, you come across loads of useful information… and some not-so-useful information. Sometimes, …

Make Your Subjects Appear to Float with This Simple Photoshop/Lightroom Compositing Technique (VIDEO)

Here’s a quick tutorial enabling you to create unique images with subjects appearing to float within a scene. The interesting technique involves …

Here’s a Great Photography Video on How to Pose Swimsuit Models

You might think swimsuit photography is a piece of cake. Go to a beautiful location with beautiful models and take beautiful photos, right? Well, …

'Atlanta' Actor Has No Time For Anyone Who Disrespects Black Women

"Don’t ever throw 'em on the back burner."<p>“Atlanta” actor LaKeith Stanfield doesn’t appreciate anyone disrespecting black women.<p>In a video uploaded to YouTube on Monday, Stanfield ― who plays Darius in FX’s hit show “Atlanta” ― claimed he recently had to call out a driver for criticizing black …

One-Third Don’t Know Obamacare and Affordable Care Act Are the Same

A sizable minority of Americans don’t understand that Obamacare is just another name for the Affordable Care Act.<p>This finding, from a poll by Morning Consult, illustrates the extent of public confusion over a health law that President Trump and Republicans in Congress hope to repeal.<p>In the survey, …

Health Care

Hillary Clinton Was Ruthless With Her Trump Jokes At The Al Smith Charity Dinner

Who knew Hillary Clinton could be such a savage joke teller? She’s been through a lot this election cycle, having to deal with Donald Trump’s stump speeches and the entire GOP acting like children around him, and has held up fairly well. One fainting spell aside, that is.<p>So on Thursday night at the …

Samsung's profit surges to 2-year high on Galaxy phone sales

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Samsung Electronics Co. reported Thursday forecast-beating earnings results that were the best in two years as consumers …

The Christmas Ham Recipes Your Holiday Wants And Needs

Baked, glazed and roasted.<p>There are many options for Christmas dinner -- prime rib, giant roasts, even Italian -- but if you want to make a whole table of hungry guests really happy, you had better glaze and bake a ham. Christmas ham is the answer to a happy holiday not only because it's delicious, …

Cooking

Diet Pepsi is Ditching Aspartame

5 Unique Photography Apps for iOS and Android You Should be Aware of

Smartphone photography may have its detractors, but its proponents are all that really matter; they keep the mobile phone photography community alive …

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Unfortunate Things Happening to Little Kids

Millions of passwords exposed

SAN FRANCISCO — An alarming lapse in Internet security has exposed millions of passwords, credit card numbers and other sensitive bits of information to potential theft by computer hackers who may have been secretly exploiting the problem before its discovery.<p>The breakdown revealed this week …

Google Is Talking To The NFL About Buying The Rights To Broadcast Games On YouTube

Google would get the NFL's "Sunday Ticket<br>package, which broadcasts all the out of town games. DirecTV currently owns that package, but its deal with NFL expires next year, so the NFL is starting to talking to potential bidders.<p>The current package costs DirecTV $1 billion a year. Ben Schacter at …

Chip Kelly

Kubiak: Texans got good news on Ed Reed

AP<p>The Texans have reasons to be optimistic that safety Ed Reed can get off the physically unable to perform list and on the field.<p>Houston coach Gary …