Charles Mallory

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Russell Wilson Sending a Dangerous Message with Supposed Miracle Concussion Cure

It was initially easy to laugh at Russell Wilson's bubbles-cured-my-concussion claims. It was giggle fuel. He was also claiming the bubbles healed a teammate's knee injury. Silly stuff. No one would believe it, anyway, right?<p>Then, when Wilson later repeated the claim, still confident despite the …

The Only Two Rules You Need To Know To Be Successful In Work And Life

Staying focused on the right things can make all the difference.<p>There are three skills you need to be financially successful: making money, keeping money, growing money. James Altucher is mostly only good at making money.<p>“I’ve had several instances where I’ve started a business, sold it, made a lot …

Floyd Mayweather Hits Back at Ronda Rousey Money Jibe, Firm on Retirement Plan

Floyd Mayweather has continued his war of words with UFC sensation Ronda Rousey and has also insisted that his Sept. 12 bout with Andre Berto will indeed be his final fight as a professional boxer.<p>The angst with Rousey has been festering for a while now, with the pair trading a series of barbs back …

Boxing

Jared Allen Buying into the New Bears Regime—and a New Position

BOURBONNAIS, Illinois — After the 2013 season, the Minnesota Vikings were looking for a new coach. Jared Allen, whose contract was expiring soon, had something to say about it. "If you hire someone who runs a 3-4 [defense], I'm out of here," he told team executives, with a smile.<p>Behind the scenes, …

NFL

The great pesticide drift: What your favorite McDonald’s food is doing to the environment

Data reveal the fast food chain’s “world famous” french fries harm not just our health but the planet’s as well<p>There's no doubt that McDonald's french fries are, as the company regularly trumpets, "world famous." But like many who are touched by fame, those legendary taters have a dark side that …

IS militants call on Muslims in Turkey to join fight

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Islamic State militants have called Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan a traitor for allowing the U.S. to use air bases for …

Philosophy Should Be Funny

<i>By Michael F. Patton Illustrations by Kevin Cannon</i><p>Philosophy has an image problem. The discipline has been unfairly characterized as dry, self-serious, and disconnected from reality. But philosophy has always had a sense of humor. Just consider what St. Augustine related in his famed Confessions, …

4 Things I Need My Daughter To Know Before She Gets Married

<i>By Dr. Lisa Kaplin</i><p>As my daughter moves through adolescence and toward adulthood, there are a few critical things I want her to know about marriage. While I want her to find true love in her life, I can't sell her fairytale dreams of pretty white dresses and Prince Charming.<p>Marrying the wrong person …

Purported ISIS video threatens Croatian hostage

<b>(CNN) —</b> In a video purportedly released by ISIS on Wednesday, a group claiming to be ISIS' branch in the Sinai Peninsula threatens to kill a Croatian hostage if Egypt doesn't release female Muslim prisoners in 48 hours.<p>The apparent hostage in the video identifies himself as Tomislav …

Climate change and national security: Pentagon warning and vast new Russia Arctic claim.

Global warming could turn the Arctic into a 21st-century battlefield, and the United States isn’t prepared. That’s the key takeaway from a new …

I do this simple meditation on my walk to work each morning and it's had a huge impact on my life

Meditation has had a huge effect on my life in many small ways. ABC news anchor Dan Harris said it best in his amazing book on mindfulness, it sort of makes you "10% happier." And that's wonderful. I'm only a few months in and can't say I'm 10% happier, maybe 5, but I'm on my way!<p>My regular form of …

6 things to watch at GOP debate

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump loves the spotlight and the camera.<p>But when he takes center stage Thursday night, it won't be as the star of a reality TV show -- it will be as the Republican Party's front-runner presidential candidate.<p>Trump and nine of his GOP rivals will battle it out in the 2016 cycle's …

Government

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

Ronda Rousey More Than Just the World's 'Most Dominant Athlete'

Perfection is a false construct.<p>But in the here and now, Ronda Rousey, dubbed the world's most dominant athlete by Jon Wertheim of <i>Sports Illustrated</i>, seems as close to perfect as one might get. It's a completely unfair label to saddle on anyone. But after Saturday night's destruction of Bethe …

How Obama's new emissions rules will likely shape the White House race

With Monday's release of landmark rules to combat global warming, President Obama is putting into place what probably will be the last piece of his ambitious second-term agenda – one that highlights deep divisions in the country and helps shape the race to succeed him.<p>On immigration, healthcare, …

Mitch McConnell

What Your Sleeping Position With a Partner Says About Your Relationship

<i>By Elyse Wanshel, writer at LittleThings.com</i><p>We all sleep, but did you know that the way you sleep says <i>a lot</i> about who we are as individuals?<p>For instance, if you sleep on your back, it often means your the strong, silent type; and if you sleep on your stomach, it typically means you have an open, …

The Workout That Burns More Calories Than Running

Ready to torch more cals?<p><i>This article was written by Kit Fox and provided by our partners at Runner's World.</i><p>You don’t need super heavy weights to torch calories. In fact, according to research from the Human Performance Laboratory at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, your own four limbs—plus a …

Exercise

Teams, Fans Want Stars to Take Less, but It's Clear Sacrifice Guarantees Nothing

In the three cases of basketball legends in financial court, two verdicts are already in.<p>Kobe Bryant took the massive money he was offered in 2013…and despite much public scorn for doing so, it's clear now that his decision not to save even more money for free-agent recruits is not going to cost …

Basketball

11 clothing and style hacks for the modern gentleman

From packing your suit the wrinkle-free way to keeping your rolled-up sleeves from unfurling, heed these 11 clothing and style hacks that will save you time, money, and, in some cases, embarrassment.<p>Instead of rolling the cuff slowly up your sleeve, flip the cuff back and pull it to just below your …

This Is How Many Animals Were Killed in Zimbabwe in the Last 20 Years

The death of Cecil the lion at the hands of pilloried dentist Walter Palmer has sparked worldwide outrage, with virtual mobs tanking Palmer’s Yelp …

Get up to speed on the Iran nuclear talks

<b>(CNN) —</b> Until word slipped out Monday that talks had hit a snag, all indications were that Iran and world powers negotiating to crimp the country's nuclear program might reach a deal any time.<p>If they do, it's huge news. If they don't? Maybe even bigger news.<p>But what is the deal? Who wants it? Who …

South Asia

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

As California drought worsens, experts urge water reforms

As mandatory water restrictions took effect Monday across California, a panel of experts called upon the drought-plagued state to upgrade its water infrastructure and reform its antiquated water rights system.<p>"The reservoirs we built in California over the 20th century were designed for a climate …

America’s “Prince” problem: How Black people — and art — became “devalued”

The reserved musical icon spoke hard truths at the Grammys — about art, artists and our disturbing racial politics<p>Near the end of the 2015 Grammy Awards, musical icon Prince presented the Grammy for Best Album, with this preamble: “Albums still matter. Like books and Black lives, albums still …

Obama's sadder but wiser foreign policy

When he entered the White House in 2009, Barack Obama had grand ambitions in foreign policy. He planned to withdraw U.S. troops from Iraq and Afghanistan, build a better relationship with Russia, broker peace between Israel and the Palestinians and offer a hand of friendship to Iran and the Muslim …

Geopolitics

A Navy SEAL Explains 8 Secrets to Grit and Resilience

Sometimes you just want to quit. You know you shouldn’t but nothing seems better than crawling back into bed and hiding under the covers. (I am there …