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India says yes to net neutrality, no to Facebook's Free Basics

In a significant move, India's telecom regulator has officially banned the practice of charging different rates for different kinds of data, over the …

Chicago policeman who shot black teenager sues victim's estate for $10m 'emotional trauma'

Robert Rialmo, a white policeman who shot dead a black teenager, is suing the victim's estate for $10 million<p>A Chicago policeman who shot and killed a 19-year-old student is suing the teenager’s estate for $10 million for “extreme emotional trauma”.<p>Robert Rialmo was called to Quintonio LeGrier’s …

These Photos Of Beyoncé And Blue Ivy At The Super Bowl Will Melt Your Freaking Heart

Absolutely flawless.

A 14-year-old model is raising big questions about the fashion industry

How young is too young to be in the fashion world? Fourteen-year-old Sofia Mechetner has been fueling this debate since she opened the Dior show at Paris Fashion Week in a sheer white dress — in many other countries, such as Italy and England, she would have been barred from walking down the runway …

Chicago drops objection to releasing police shooting video

<b>Chicago, Illinois (CNN) —</b> The city of Chicago abruptly changed course late Wednesday, dropping its long-standing objection to the release of videos showing the fatal police shooting of an unarmed teen three years ago.<p>Cedrick Chatman, 17, was shot as he fled from two officers on January 7, 2013.<p>The …

Police Shootings

Why I Spent a Month’s Rent on One Night at the World’s Best Spa Hotel

The Nam Hai recently won Mr and Mrs Smith’s Best Spa Hotel award for 2015. A penny-pinching traveler decides if the price tag is worth it.<p>I was first …

Ho Chi Minh City

Captain America TV special: Chris Evans' hero to be honored on ABC

Next year will be a big one for Captain America. Not only is the character’s next standalone Marvel movie coming out in May, but ABC has announced a …

23 photos of famous landmarks lit up in solidarity with Paris

At least 120 people were killed and many more were injured in a series of shootings and bombings across multiple locations in Paris Friday evening.<p>Residents of countries all over the world were shocked, alarmed, and saddened for the people of France. Online, the hashtag #PrayForParis took over …

The First Floating Hotel in Paris to Open on the Seine

Paris is about to get a hotel in the middle of the Seine. Called Off-Paris Seine, the new three-star property will be housed in a converted catamaran …

France

Prince Harry and Prince Harry Styles Met

The annual Royal Variety Performance, a huge event in Britain, took place at London's Royal Albert Hall. A couple of songs are sung and the royals pretend to look entertained. However, this mostly appeals to Americans, as it cemented the meeting of two Princes (not like that Spin Doctors song). No, …

Disclosure Bring Sam Smith, Lorde to ‘Saturday Night Live’

Disclosure served as musical guest for the Elizabeth Banks-hosted episode of <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, which allowed Guy and Howard Lawrence an opportunity …

Sam Smith

SNL Paris tribute an emotional start to the show

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> eschewed its usual cold-open sketch on Saturday to pay tribute to Paris in the wake of the Friday night terror attacks across the …

Paul Simon

Alibaba just proved it's more than just some Chinese company

Alibaba had a huge day on Wednesday. The company's 11/11 Singles' Day sales eclipsed analyst expectations with over $14 billion processed on the company's platforms in just 24 hours.<p>While this number is massive, and may or may not help quiet critics, the way the company made the boatloads of money …

Obama: 'We Will Redouble Our Efforts' in Syria After Paris Attacks

President Obama called the violence in Paris, as well as the recent bombing in Ankara, Turkey, attacks “on the civilized world,” reaffirming that the …

Middle East

“Disgusting” Bugs That Infested Burning Man Not Actually Disgusting

The media coverage of the insects underscores our complex psychological relationship with insects<p>Last week, the Internet erupted with the news that insects had descended like a plague on Black Rock City in the Nevada desert, where organizers have been hard at work preparing for the descent of an …

Search for Nefertiti's burial site given green light

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti.<p>Nicholas Reeves, along with Mamdouh Eldamaty, the country's Minister of Antiquities, and a group of experts will enter the boy king's burial …

Girl, 11, gives birth in Paraguay

An 11-year-old girl who was denied an abortion after being raped gave birth Thursday, the culmination of a case that put a spotlight on child rape in this poor South American nation and drew criticism from human rights groups.<p>Elizabeth Torales, a lawyer for the girl's mother, told The Associated …

Willow Smith Talks Gloria Steinem, Feminine Powers, and Her Ideal World in I

<i>I-D</i> has tapped the most mature 14 year-old of all time to cover its pre-fall 2015, "Coming of Age" issue. Willow Smith, daughter of Will and Jada Pinkett, invites the magazine into her existential world, where she ponders nature and the feminine powers of the universe.<p>When asked about how she …

Feminism

American Horror Story: Hotel: Lady Gaga's character revealed

The hotel is now open! Well, close to opening. On the <i>verge</i> of opening. Okay, it’s still closed until October, but new details have emerged about the …

Oprah and the Princess! Beatrice Celebrates Her Birthday with Oprah Winfrey on Luxury Yacht

A birthday fit for a princess – and a few billionaires, too!<p>Princess Beatrice, who turns 27 on Saturday, has boarded a mega yacht off the coast of …

Jon Stewart’s Final ‘Daily Show’: Our Moment of Zen

After 16 years of being mad as hell, Jon Stewart finally doesn’t have to take it any anymore. On his emotional farewell to <i>The Daily Show</i>, he didn’t …

Comedy

Week's Best Space Pictures: Side-On View of Saturn's Ring

Two of the ringed planet's moons make an appearance, and a telescope spies quirky asteroids lined up in a row.<p>Feed your need for "heavenly" views of the universe every Friday with our picks of the most awe-inspiring space pictures. This week, astronauts peer down on tiny islands and Jupiter's Great …

The Search Is On For The Next MacGyver. Who Will She Be?

There may be paperclips<p>Before Richard Dean Anderson ever went through the <i>Stargate</i>, he was the inventive <i>MacGyver</i>, so gifted at improvising (disarming a bomb with a paperclip was one of his less-absurd exploits) that his character's name became a verb.<p>Now, over 30 years later, the creator of the TV …

Could Obama’s Clean Power Plan Lower Your Electric Bill?

Critics of President Obama’s plan to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the U.S. energy sector have asserted for more than a year that the plan will …

Clean Power Plan

California child diagnosed with plague after camping at Yosemite

The child with the disease, which is carried by rodents and the fleas that live on them, is the latest of several people infected with it in the western US<p>A child who camped in California’s Yosemite national park has been diagnosed with the plague, the latest of several such infections in the …

Woman Runs London Marathon Without a Tampon, Bleeds Freely to Raise Awareness

Kiran Gandhi, who has played drums for singer M.I.A. and Thievery Corporation, decided to run the London Marathon without a tampon. Gandhi let her …

Deadly Nepal earthquake was not the 'Big One,' scientists say

Though a magnitude 7.8 earthquake devastated Nepal on April 25, ripping through the mountainous country and killing about 9,000 people, it may not have been the region's "Big One," new research shows.<p>A pair of studies examining the physics of the temblor help reveal how so many small buildings and …

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9 Hacks to Help You Wear Heels All Day Long

Ladies, we’ve all been there. You’ve been standing in your heels for mere minutes and your feet are <i>already</i> killing you (really, the walk from the train to your work never seemed that long before!). But that doesn’t have to be the case. Nope, we’re not here to tell you to resign yourself to …