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Lafayette Theater Shooting Highlights Recent Spate of Mass Killings

The bloodshed at a Louisiana movie theater Thursday night capped an unusually violent week and a half in the United States.<p>There have been five mass killings in the last 10 days — one of the deadliest stretches in years, according to Jodi Upton, who runs the data journalism team at USA TODAY. The …

United States

Running of the Bulls Day 1

Why Shopping Catalogs Just Won't Die

With online shopping's ubiquity, you’d think the shopping catalog would be a retail dinosaur. Not so: it keeps the relationship between store and …

11 'Healthy' Foods Diet Experts Avoid

You do your best to do right by your body by making healthy food choices every day. Unfortunately, a number of “health” foods you may go out of your …

Google Maps will tell you if your destination will be closed upon arrival

We have all been there. You hop on your car without a worry and tell Google Maps to take you to one of your favorite restaurants… only to get there and find out the darn place is closed! This is frustrating, especially knowing Google Maps has hours and other information on hand. But worry not, for …

Maps

Dogs Can Tell When You're Not Nice to Their Owners, Study Finds

Scientists are learning more and more about why dogs are man’s best friend, and a new study suggests they can tell when people aren’t being kind to …

New York prison escape puts staff-inmate relationships in the spotlight

<b>(CNN) —</b> The charges against a prison tailor accused of helping two convicted murders escape from a maximum security facility in upstate New York have cast a spotlight on relationships between inmates and correctional staff.<p>The exact nature of Joyce Mitchell's ties to Richard Matt and David Sweat, …

Crime

Drama On The Docket: High Court's Term Set To End With Slate Of Big Cases

Major decisions are expected this month, as the U.S. Supreme Court works its way through several cases still pending before it closes out its calendar for the 2014-2015 term.<p>Among the biggest issues hanging fire: the status of same-sex marriages, subsidies for health insurance under Obamacare and …

Health Care

16-year-old boy charged in Ohio quadruple homicide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police have charged a 16-year-old boy with murder in the shooting deaths of four people at a house in Columbus, Ohio.<p>When police arrived at the home in South Linden early Saturday morning, they found a woman on the sidewalk, bleeding from a gunshot wound. Inside, officers found the four …

'Possibly catastrophic': Texas braces for even more flooding

<b>(CNN) —</b> For portions of rain-battered Texas, the warnings issued by the National Weather Service on Sunday must have seemed like a cruel joke: a tropical storm that is potentially forming in the Gulf of Mexico is headed straight for them.<p>"Through Wednesday, widespread rainfall totals could easily …

Extreme Weather