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How to Find the Best Weapons in ‘Ghost Recon Wildlands’

If you're looking for a leg up on the Santa Blanca, try these weapons out.<p>In <i>Ghost Recon Wildlands</i>, being precise and resourceful with the equipment …

Gaming Industry

Researchers Might Have Located The Brain Switch Responsible For Autism's Social Struggles

This is where some aspects of autism start.<p>For people diagnosed with one of the many disorders associated with autism, connecting with others …

Autism

A startup cofounded by a 30-year-old just got $38 million to revolutionize the way we transplant organs

The company, which launched back in 2015 and is co-founded by Harvard geneticist George Church and 30-year old Luhan Yang, wants to knock out certain genes in pigs that could cause diseases or organ rejection in humans, making it possible for those pig organs to be transplanted.<p>The round is co-led …

Stunning science: Wellcome Image Awards 2017 winners - in pictures

Established in 1997, the Wellcome Image Awards reward and showcase the best in science image making – and this year’s 22 winning images represent a broad spectrum of techniques and specialisms

Awards

Astronomers just found a star orbiting a black hole at 1% the speed of light

Astronomers have just spotted a star whizzing around a vast black hole at about 2.5 times the distance between Earth and the Moon, and it takes only half an hour to complete one orbit.<p>To put that into perspective, it takes roughly 28 days for our Moon to do a single lap around our relatively tiny …

‘Get Out’ Star Daniel Kaluuya Responds To Samuel L. Jackson’s Criticism Of The Film

Since <i>Get Out</i>‘s official release only a few weeks ago, the press surrounding it has been almost universally positive. With the rare dissenting opinion, the movie has a stellar Rotten Tomatoes score, has been receiving stellar critical reviews as well as audience feedback, and has already hit the …

Movies

South Africa's ANC 'must end corruption' to win back voters

The ruling party has published a policy paper calling for an end to internal squabbles, poor governance and corruption. The report predicts that more …

The Tick Gets a Shiny New Costume for Amazon Series

Production for the series has begun.<p>The Tick is getting a new and improved costume for the rest of the upcoming Amazon series.<p>A photo of The Tick …

The 50 best video games of all time, according to critics on Metacritic

There are dozens of ways you could put together a list of the best video games ever made.<p>You could look to classics, like "Super Mario Bros." here. …

A Simple Mindfulness Technique That Literally Rewires Your Brain to Let Go of Negativity

In the center of everyone’s being is a place of pure peace. But as we embark on life’s journey, we tend to taken away from this sense of self thanks …

Mindfulness

Oldest living man confirmed as Israeli Auschwitz survivor

Israel Kristal, aged 112, succeeds Yasutaro Koide of Japan who died this month<p>The world’s oldest documented living man has been confirmed as an Israeli Auschwitz survivor living in Haifa.<p>Israel Kristal, aged 112 and 178 days on 11 March, was handed a certificate at his home by a representative of …

Israel

Antonin Scalia – a life in pictures

Antonin Scalia, the leading conservative US supreme court justice, has died suddenly at the age of 79. Appointed to the court in 1986 by Ronald Reagan, Scalia’s written rulings and opinions often divided observers and infuriated liberals. His death has already prompted a political struggle over the …

Ronald Reagan

Ben Carson addresses the turmoil that has roiled his campaign

Ben Carson said Sunday that his campaign is in a "different ball game," days after the stunning resignation of three high-ranking members of the retired neurosurgeon's campaign staff.<p>In an interview with ABC on Sunday, Carson cast the departures of those aides — campaign manager Barry Bennett, …

Vladimir Putin calls Donald Trump a 'very colourful and talented man'

Russian president speaks warmly of US presidential hopeful at press conference in Moscow, following Trump’s praise for him<p>Vladimir Putin has given the Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump a ringing endorsement, reciprocating Trump’s praise for Russia.<p>“He is a very colourful and talented …

Russia

Australia's gun-control solution

Reutres<p>A man and woman dressed in tactical gear — what police called " prepared " — shot and killed 14 people on Wednesday at a Southern California center for the mentally disabled.<p>This massacre comes just five days after three people died at a shooting that targeted a Planned Parenthood. And it …

Donald Trump just did a big interview with a famous conspiracy theorist and was asked about impeaching Obama

Alex Jones is a radio host famous for promoting conspiracy theories, including that the September 11, 2001, terror attacks were an "inside job."<p>In his very first question to Trump, Jones asked about the attacks.<p>Jones declared that Trump has been repeatedly "vindicated" in his widely disputed claim …

'UNPRECEDENTED': New report paints a worrisome picture of ISIS in America

CNN/screenshot A new report out Tuesday paints a bleak picture of ISIS infiltration in the US.<p>Researchers at the Center for Cyber and Homeland Security at George Washington University investigated the presence of American ISIS supporters on social media and found that "ISIS-related mobilization in …

Rudder problem, pilot actions led to AirAsia crash that killed 162

The pilots' failure to correctly respond to a recurring rudder problem led to the crash of an AirAsia commercial jet into the Java Sea a year ago, killing all 162 aboard, Indonesian safety officials said Tuesday.<p>AirAsia Flight 8501 disappeared from radar screens Dec. 28 about 40 minutes out of …

U.S. Marine found guilty of killing transgender woman in Philippines

<b>(CNN) —</b> A U.S. Marine was found guilty of killing of a transgender woman who was found strangled in a Philippines hotel room in October last year.<p>The court in Olongapo, a city 77 miles (124 km) northwest of Manila, sentenced Lance Corporal Joseph Scott Pemberton to up to 12 years in prison, …

Crime

Russia strikes back at Turkey with economic sanctions

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia plans to retaliate against Turkey for the downing of a warplane by imposing sanctions, cutting economic ties and scrapping major …

New Help for Back Pain

Functional restoration uses exercise and psychological therapy to get patients over fear and back to normal life<p>Back pain is a top cause of chronic pain in the U.S.<p>Now, for patients who have been unsuccessful with typical treatments such as surgery and narcotic pain pills, some doctors are trying …

Pain

Lower Back Pain Eased by Simple Yoga Poses

Remember the days when we were able to sleep on a rock or a fluffy marshmallow mattress and wake up fresh and ready to play for the rest of the day? Childhood knew nothing about waking up with a strained lower back, because I forgot to put a pillow between my legs and stacked my legs wrong, further …

Yoga

Why the pomegranate should be the ‘it’ fruit for your holiday table

We’re deep into Thanksgiving at WaPoFood headquarters (have you clicked through Thanksgiving Central yet?), but that doesn’t mean the wealth, and price, of pomegranates around us has gone unnoticed. These round, red fruits with the tart edible seeds called arils are in season till early winter. Are …

Pomegranate

BEN CARSON: Here's the evidence that China is involved in Syria

Carson's debate comment came in response to a question about President Barack Obama's decision to send 50 members of special-operations forces to Syria and to keep 10,000 US troops in Afghanistan past the end of his presidency.<p>The retired neurosurgeon said that having US special-ops forces in Syria …

Disney isn't allowed to use Robin Williams' voice in an 'Aladdin' sequel for 25 years

The New York Post broke the details, as a former Disney executive dropped the knowledge that there was enough excess material from Williams' 1991 recording sessions to constitute a fourth performance as the Genie in a new "Aladdin" film. Unfortunately for the powers that be, Williams' estate had a …

Supreme Court justice attacks her colleagues for embracing a 'shoot first, think later' attitude

That officer, Chadrin Lee Mullenix, shot at a car driven by Israel Leija, Jr., in order to "disable it," according to the Supreme Court. Despite having received no training in the tactic, and being told to "stand by" to see if spikes in the road stopped the car, Mullenix shot at Leija's vehicle six …

This incredibly simple tip is the secret to an awesome burger

This is all well and good, even fascinating, but it has certainly created some pressure for anyone making burgers at home. Am I doing it right? Have I thought enough about my burger?<p>I have a reputation for making a delicious burger. Which has always baffled me, because my burger is so basic that it …

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America's Best Cities for Winter Travel

Readers don't underestimate the value of sunshine and stellar deals. The capital of Puerto Rico gets high marks for being affordable, but it’s more …

Salt Lake City

This declassified US intelligence report from 1990 is one of the most terrifying things you'll ever read

Now we finally know it was also one of the most dangerous, thanks to a February 1990 report published by the National Security Archive at George Washington University this week after a 12-year Freedom of Information Act battle.<p>The US and Soviets were dangerously close to going to war in November …