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Cecil the lion's killer in hiding as global anger reaches Minnesota hometown

Protests in Minnesota hometown of Walter Palmer, as hunter who paid £35k to kill treasured lion in Zimbabwe was nowhere to be seen at his US$1million home or surgery<p>The American hunter unmasked yesterday as the killer of Cecil the lion has gone into hiding as the angry response spread across the …

The 10 Best Fashion Instagrams of the Week: Katy Perry, Lena Dunham, and More

If you’re planning on making an exotic escape for the July 4th holiday, then your Instagram feed might be the best place to look for packing inspo. It certainly is for us: This past week we spied <b>Katy</b> looking gorgeous on a balcony in Greece—her kaleidoscopic maxi dress all aflutter in the breeze—and</b> …

Anthro to Zara: The 26 Essential Summer Buys for Under $100

There are a lot of things we’re looking forward to this summer: weekend BBQs that last long into the night, breezy bike rides that take you into every nook and cranny of your city and, of course, some serious beach bummin’. But those warm-weather escapades just wouldn’t feel right in even our …

McKinney Community Fights Charges of Racism Brought on by Pool Party Video

A seven-minute video of a police officer's forceful treatment of pool-partying teenagers has thrust the town of McKinney, Texas into the fierce national debate over police tactics and racism — a tempest that some residents say their town doesn't deserve.<p>The episode has taken on a surreal quality, …

Law Enforcement

Chrome for Android will let you search any term on a webpage with just a tap

Google is bringing a new feature to Chrome for Android soon that should make it a lot easier to get answers to the questions that pop up in your head as you’re browsing the Web.<p>Soon, you’ll be able to get quick search results on specific terms on a webpage by just tapping on it.<p>It’s even a bit …

Apple may start taking a smaller cut of some App Store sales

An attempt to put regulators at ease<p>For as long as there's been an App Store, Apple has taken a 30 percent cut of all sales made through it, but that could begin to change in the near future. According to the <i>Financial Times</i>, Apple plans to reduce its 30 percent fee for subscription music, video, …

U.S. government hacked; feds think China is the culprit

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

Obese children do worse at school—but it may not be their fault

Negative stereotypes towards heavier individuals starts to affect long-term life opportunities from a young age. A number of studies in recent years have suggested that bigger children fare less well in school than their slimmer peers.<p>The Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children followed …

Education

Facebook Now a Place for Prisoners, Too

Civil rights advocates lobbied Facebook to stop automatically deleting all profiles of current American prisoners, The Daily Beast has learned.<p>One …

Why Has America Stopped Winning Wars?

Since 1945, the United States has experienced little except military stalemate and loss—precisely because it’s a superpower in a more peaceful world.<p>At 9:44 p.m. on July 27, 1953, Harold Smith had just 16 more minutes of the Korean War to survive before a ceasefire came into effect at 10:00 p.m. …

Korean War

Google I/O Developers Conference

Pictures of the Week 5.29.15

How Obamacare demoralized doctors and degraded care

About a decade ago, a doctor friend was lamenting the increasingly frustrating conditions of clinical practice. "How did you know to get out of medicine in 1978?" he asked with a smile.<p>"I didn't," I replied. "I had no idea what was coming. I just felt I'd chosen the wrong vocation."<p>I was reminded …

Health Care

20 New Food Books to Read This Summer

Whether you're into something light and quick or more pensive and poignant, here are 20 new food books for you to read this summer.<p>It's summer, which means it's prime season for reading for pleasure, so here's our food lovers' guide to the new books coming out. Whether you want something light and …

Books

Amid talk of an initial public offering, SnapChat raises $537.6 million

Already flush, Snapchat just got more cash.<p>After raising $200 million in March, the photo-messaging app has raised an additional $537.6 million, according to government documents released on Friday.<p>Those securities filings suggest that Snapchat might pull in another $112.3 million in funding, …

Venture Capital

Watch the Sydney Opera House Transform Into A Hand-Drawn Animation

It’s like a 1970s cartoon in the best way.<p>Each year, the Sydney Opera House hands over its iconic sails to artists who use projectors to animate a Michael-Bay-worthy explosion of colors across its skin. The effect is the unreal combination of the world’s best graphic artists wielding the world’s …