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Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she's among young women abused by former team doctor

Olympic gymnast Aly Raisman says she is among the young women abused by a former USA Gymnastics team doctor.<p>Raisman tells <i>60 Minutes</i> she was 15 when …

What 'Doctor Strange' Gets Right About Chronic Pain

I’m in love with Benedict Cumberbatch. Let’s just get that out of the way right off the bat. In truth, it’s hard not to fall for the actor known for …

Information about 11 victims of the attack is yet to be released, with Polish lorry driver Lukasz Urban the only one named officially<p>The 37-year-old Polish national, who was found dead in the truck that was used to kill visitors to the market in Berlin’s Breitscheidplatz, was described by Poland’s …

Extremism

Here’s a robotic hand that handles objects as delicately as a human

Researchers at Cornell University say the technology could help restore sensation to amputees.<p>Scientists at Cornell University’s Organic Robotics Lab have developed a robotic hand that has a level of sensitivity that approaches a human’s — it’s sensitive enough to detect the shape, softness and …

Remember People's Names Better Using These 2 Fast Tips

Everyone says they’re “horrible with names.” The truth is remembering names isn’t anyone’s strong suit. We never forget a face, but that’s because …

Memory Loss

A Mystery Comet Impact Triggered The Evolution of Our Earliest Ancestors, Say Geologists

A second impact, 10 million years after the dinosaurs.<p>Around 56 million years ago, Earth experienced one of the most significant warming events in …

Buzz Aldrin’s Guide to Earth Exploration

One of humankind’s first moonwalkers talks about his favorite travels on his home planet.<p>Buzz Aldrin is over the moon. The astronaut and author of National Geographic’s new book <i>No Dream Is Too High</i> has been orbiting the idea of bringing humans to Mars. When he’s not setting his sights on outer …

Buzz Aldrin

Amal Clooney Explains How Her Latest Case Could Help Defeat ISIS

She sat for an interview with her client, Nadia Murad, who was kidnapped and held as a sex slave.<p>Amal Clooney is determined to take ISIS commanders to court. The human rights lawyer's latest client is Nadia Murad, a 23-year-old woman of the Yazidi religious minority in Iraq, who was kidnapped by …

This Is What Elle Macpherson's Supermodel Diet Looks Like

Straight from her nutritionist.<p>They don't call runway veteran Elle Macpherson "The Body" for nothing. These days the OG supermodel spends less time in front on camera and more on building her wellness empire starting with WelleCo., her own supplement brand.<p>As for how Macpherson maintains that …

Nutrition

Pokémon Go creators blame third-party apps like Pokévision for poor service quality

The creators of <i>Pokémon Go</i> have responded to criticism from fans after a recent update to the app crippled or removed a number of popular features. The latest version of the app, released this weekend, removed a (partly broken) pokémon-tracking tool, as well as a battery-saving mode and support for …

Here's The Scoop About Gelato Vs. Ice Cream Vs. Frozen Yogurt

Which one should you have: ice cream, gelato or frozen yogurt? I know that some of you are answering “yes”, but that’s not a possible answer. What’s the real answer?<p>Since gelato is Italian for ice cream, if you go to Italy and ask if you should have gelato or ice cream, they may look at you funny. …

Ice Cream

Research finds women were illegally arrested and raped to justify war on drugs and only a handful of perpetrators in law enforcement have been prosecuted<p>Tailyn Wang was two months pregnant when federal police officers broke into her house in Mexico City, ripped off her nightgown and threw her to …

Crime

New Map Shows Where Zika Mosquitoes Live in U.S.

A new map shows mosquitoes that can carry the Zika virus are found in 40 states and Washington, D.C.<p>Public health officials are bracing for local outbreaks of the Zika virus in the continental U.S. as mosquito season gets under way. Thousands of travelers from Latin America and the Caribbean have …

Public Health

Caribbean travel soars -- 7 islands for your next holiday | CNN Travel

Tesla's Model 3 will be sold with a Ludicrous Mode option

The Model 3 might be Tesla's most affordable electric car, but that doesn't mean it's going to be slow off the starting line. Tesla founder Elon Musk has confirmed that the new vehicle will be available with a Ludicrous Mode option, vastly improving its acceleration. The exact change in …

Tesla

The 5 best places to go camping year-round

Turn off your cell phone, take a deep breath of fresh air, and plan an off-season excursion to one of these year-round campgrounds.

Amazon Expands Echo Family With 'Amazon Tap' and 'Echo Dot'

After launching the Echo over a year ago, today Amazon announced two new additions to the lineup of voice-controlled smart hubs that house the company's personal assistant Alexa. Users will now be able to purchase a more portable version of Echo with Amazon Tap, and even expand the device's power …

Romney implores: Bring down Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Mitt Romney delivered a sweeping broadside against Donald Trump on Thursday, laying into the Republican presidential front-runner with a sharper attack than any of the party's 2016 contenders have made against the billionaire business mogul.<p>"Here's what I know: Donald Trump is a phony, a …

The London that could have been

After the Great Fire of 1666, five different architects drew up plans to rebuild the city – none of which were followed. But what if they had been?<p>In 60 or 61, the fledgling Roman city of London was set on fire and razed to the ground by Boudicca, the flame-haired queen of the Iceni. Sixty years …

Audio of Kanye West's Backstage Flip-Out At SNL Surfaces

<i>Listen below.</i><p>In the recording, you can hear Mr. West's clearly displeased that his vision for his stage set did not mesh with the show's production team's; "Look at that shit, they took my f*cking stage off of <i>SNL...</i>without asking me<i>.</i><i>"</i><p>Then, Kanye says the most Kanye-thing he's ever said:<p>"<i>Now I'm</i> …

Meet The Woman Who Lived As A Real-Life Castaway For Her ‘Vacation’

Usually, people go on vacation to relax. Rent a beach house, hole up in a cabin in the woods. Sure, things can get a little more <i>extreme</i> with a long road trip or a particularly harrowing trip to Disney World, but for the most part, people are looking to escape from the real world’s troubles and kick …

Tom Hanks

All-Female Rowing Team Completes Pacific Crossing

On Monday of this week, a team of women rowers completed an epic crossing of the Pacific Ocean, arriving in Cairns, Australia after spending more …

Bowie's death marks the Twilight of the Rock Gods

With David Bowie’s final curtain-call, we are witnessing the end of an era, as the original stars of the explosive rock culture that convulsed the world in the second half of the 20th century are slowly extinguished. We are entering the Twilight of the Rock Gods.<p>Deaths of the famous compel us all …

10 unique hotels to stay at before you die

From ice manors in Sweden to al fresco wooden lodges in Botswana to hanging pods in Peru, some hotels can make your trip unforgettable.<p>Here are the ones you need to visit during your lifetime.

The World's 12 Best Places To Live Or Retire In 2016

The secret to taking control of your retirement in 2016 and making this phase of life a grand adventure, even if your retirement nest egg is modest, is expanding your horizons. Take your retirement global and you can maximize your quality-of-life return for every dollar spent.<p>Where should you …

Indonesia kills one militant after attack, search for more | Reuters

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian police killed one suspected militant and arrested two more in raids across the country on Friday, a day after an attack by Islamic State suicide bombers and gunmen in the heart of the Southeast Asian nation’s capital.<p>Just seven people were killed in Thursday’s …

How Wikipedia changed the world

As the world's largest encyclopedia turns 15, Madhumita Murgia looks at how it transformed human knowledge<p>On its 15th birthday, Wikipedia, the free-access web encyclopedia with over 38 million articles in 250 different languages, is the world's largest single repository of human knowledge.<p>English …

Mobile Devices

A 1969 Roy Orbison gem is unearthed

<b>Roy Orbison, "One of the Lonely Ones" (Roy Orbison Records).</b> This heart-wrenching 1969 album lay dormant for 46 years. Recorded a few months after Orbison lost two of his sons in a car crash, "One of the Lonely Ones" got lost amid Orbison's busy recording schedule and landed in a vault somewhere. …