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The Latest: California county to close most offices for week

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting at a social services facility in San Bernardino, California (all times local):<p>11:44 p.m.<p>…

Ghostly ships filled with bodies arrive on Japan's shores

<b>(CNN) —</b> An unsettling mystery has washed up on Japan's shores.<p>Over the past two months, at least 12 wooden boats have been found adrift or on the coast, carrying chilling cargo -- the decaying bodies of 22 people, police and Japan's coast guard said.<p>All the bodies were "partially skeletonized" -- …

North Korea

10 Ways Right-Wing Christians Are Destroying Christianity

I've written about how millennials are leaving organized religion and its associated anti-LGBT animus in droves. As a result, the only religions holding on to membership (barely) are ones with super-high birth rates and very conservative views. In the process, conservative faiths are becoming …

The American Pope

Francis may be the first pontiff from the New World, but heirs to St. Peter’s throne have long loomed large in the American imagination.<p>When the chartered Alitalia jet known as “Shepherd One” touches down in Maryland this week, Pope Francis will become just the fourth leader of the Roman Catholic …

Christianity

Pope Francis' Preaching Style on Display in Cuba

Ramon Espinosa—AP<p>Claudia Daut—Reuters<p>Joe Raedle—Getty Images<p>Desmond Boylan—AP<p>Alexandre Meneghini—Reuters<p>Ismael Francisco—AP<p>Tony …

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What Motivates Terrorists?

It’s an important question. But is it the best one to be asking?<p>One of the most frequently asked questions about terrorism is also the most intractable. Why? Why do they do it? Why do people join terrorist groups and participate in acts of terrorism?<p>There are as many answers to this question as …

Vietnam War

Photographer Mary Ellen Mark Dies At 75

Mary Ellen Mark, the influential photographer known mostly for her humanist work, has died. She was 75.<p>Mark died Monday, a representative said Tuesday. The <i>Philadelphia Inquirer</i> reported that she died in New York.<p>Mark's work appeared in <i>Life</i>, <i>New York Times Magazine</i>, <i>Rolling Stone</i> and <i>Vanity Fair</i>. Her …

Los Angeles

Lifetime Developing 'Unauthorized Full House' Movie

Just in time for the forthcoming <i>Full House</i> reboot, Lifetime is planning to explore the on-and-off-screen struggles of the classic Nineties sitcom in</i> …

TV

Chloë Sevigny: the coolest girl in the world

“Chloë is the girl of the moment because the moment needs her more than she needs the attention.” So declared the May 1996 issue of Dazed, where 20-year-old cover star Chloë Sevigny talked losing her virginity at 15, appearing naked in a Sonic Youth music video and working with then-boyfriend …

14 Amazing Apps For Anyone Living With Anxiety

Many for free! (Note: These apps are not substitutes for professional treatment.)

This ‘The Walking Dead’ Theory About Bob Stookey Makes Perfect Sense

PAST AND POTENTIALLY FUTURE SPOILERS AHEAD<p>The <i>Washington Post’s</i> Neely Tucker is running with a <i>The Walking Dead</i> theory on Bob Stookey that is being called “crackpot” by some, but it makes almost perfect sense. Once you put two and two together, it almost seems obvious. And no, I’m not talking about …

Collection of Batman Art for Mondo's "75 Years of Batman" Art Show

The Top Pixie Haircuts of All Time

From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut.<p>From classic icons to modern muses, these are the celebrities who prove the versatility of the cool cut. Plus, see our three favorite and daring ways to style a pixie cut.

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Julian Casablancas' Radical Reinvention

<i>This post originally appeared on Rolling Stone.</i><p>This place is pretty cool,” says Julian Casablancas. It’s a late-summer evening, and the 36-year-old …