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FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

Cannabis

Rita Moreno Says Sex With Elvis Was “Amateur Hour” Compared To Marlon Brando

Rita Moreno has basically lived the life we all dream of; with roles in classics like <i>West Side Story</i>, <i>The King and I</i>, and more, her legendary …

This Joker Easter egg was stuffed into the background of Suicide Squad and no one noticed for 2 years

<i>Suicide Squad</i> may not be a very good comic book movie, but it's still yielding secrets almost two years after its theatrical release. Thanks to …

Elon Musk loves NASA, and he has the old password to prove it

SpaceX founder Elon Musk really loves NASA, and with good reason.<p>Without NASA's advances in spaceflight, commercial rocketeers like Musk would have a …

Biggest Test Yet Shows Einstein Was Wrong About 'Spooky Action at a Distance'

A groundbreaking quantum experiment recently confirmed the reality of "spooky action-at-a-distance" — the bizarre phenomenon that Einstein hated — in …

Rita Ora's "Girls" Is A Beautiful Bisexual Anthem

Last year, Charli XCX made us all snap with her bubble-bursting single "Boys" and its star-studded visual. Fans begged for a follow-up that praised …

Can Rihanna redefine what sexy underwear looks like now?

The lingerie industry is at something of a stalemate; the reign of the ‘old sexy’ (Victoria’s Secret and Agent Provocateur's clichéd seductresses) appears to be coming to an end, yet no brands have stepped up to offer an alternative answer to what’s sexy now.<p>Enter an unlikely new player into the …

Senior US Navy SEAL leaders in Africa suspended over alleged sexual misconduct

<b>(CNN) —</b> The commander and the senior enlisted adviser of a US Navy SEAL Team deployed to Africa have been relieved of their duties and sent home due to sexual misconduct allegations regarding multiple fellow US military female service members, a US defense official tells CNN.<p>"Special Operations …

Military

L.A. officers faulted in helicopter shooting said man was armed when he wasn't, commission report says

A review of a fatal shooting last year in Sunland by Los Angeles police who were on the ground and in a helicopter found that several officers fired after the suspect no longer posed an imminent threat and that others were too far away to determine the threat.<p>The report released Friday provides …

The Trump Administration Just Rolled Back Rules That Protect Transgender Prisoners

The Bureau of Prisons is making the change after four evangelical Christian women in a Texas prison sued.<p>The Trump administration on Friday rolled back rules that allowed transgender inmates to use facilities that match their gender identity, including cell blocks and bathrooms, thereby reversing …

Why are America's farmers killing themselves in record numbers?

The suicide rate for farmers is more than double that of veterans. Former farmer <b>Debbie Weingarten</b> gives an insider’s perspective on farm life – and how to help<p>It is dark in the workshop, but what light there is streams in patches through the windows. Cobwebs coat the wrenches, the cans of spray …

Farming

Selena Gomez Suffers Wardrobe Malfunction in Braless Sheer Turtleneck & Red Hot Mules

Selena Gomez isn’t afraid to take on any look. In fact, the star stepped out in a series of outfits on her recent trip to London over the weekend, …

Stickman drawing of school shooting on student's homework leads to Florida man's arrest

A Florida man is charged with making a violent written threat after school officials found a rudimentary drawing of a gunman shooting people outside a burning school on a kid's homework, authorities said.<p>The man, Robert Paul Alexander Edwards, 33, of Mexico Beach, Fla., was arrested Friday on a …

Stella Maxwell Revealed Her Chest in This Bold See-Through Dress at Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show’s Viewing Party

The 2017 Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show finally aired last night on CBS, and most of the Angels gathered together in New York for the official …

'I'm Not Racist' is the brutal race conversation nobody wants to have

<b>(CNN) —</b> It opens with a white man in a "Make America Great Again" hat ticking off racist trope after racist trope:<p>How African Americans are lazy, aimless, shiftless. How there's a double standard when it comes to using the N-word.<p>The scene is from rapper Joyner Lucas' music video for "I'm Not …

Cultural Appropriation

World's Deepest-Living Fish Found Five Miles Beneath the Sea Surface

The oceans’s deepest point is <i>Challenger Deep,</i> a chasm <i></i>almost 11000 meters (36,200 feet) below the surface. Few fish species can stand this dark, …

University of Washington

We Regret to Inform You the White House's Solution to the Opioid Crisis Is Kellyanne Conway

The scale of the opioid crisis gripping the United States is hard to fathom. Since 2000, lethal overdoses from opioid use have tripled, and the …

Donald Trump

Rapper Lil Jon, Non-Profit Pencils of Promise Open Two Schools in Ghana

Rapper Lil Jon traveled to Ghana in October with non-profit Pencils of Promise, an organization that focuses on building schools and increasing …

Nonprofits

YouTube joins the party by launching its own version of Snapchat Stories

Perhaps the most surprising thing about YouTube’s launch of a Snapchat-like Stories feature is that it’s taken this long to do it.<p>Following …

NBC Receives at Least 2 New Complaints About Matt Lauer

The fast-moving national reckoning over sexual harassment in the workplace toppled another television news star on Wednesday when NBC fired Matt Lauer, the co-host of its most profitable franchise, “Today,” after an allegation of inappropriate sexual behavior with a subordinate.<p>The downfall of Mr. …

Media Industry

Charles Manson Dies at 83; Wild-Eyed Leader of a Murderous Crew

Charles Manson, one of the most notorious murderers of the 20th century, who was very likely the most culturally persistent and perhaps also the most inscrutable, died on Sunday in a hospital in Kern County, Calif., north of Los Angeles. He was 83 and had been behind bars for most of his life.<p>The …

Crime

What makes zombie ants obey

Zombie ant fungus doesn’t attack ants’ brains. Instead, the fungus invades an ant’s entire body, forming an interconnected 3-D network, forcing the …

Penn State

NYC strippers are striking to protest scantily clad 'startenders' with huge social-media followings — here's a look inside the battle

New York City strippers are speaking out against what they say is unfair treatment at the hands of club promoters and managers.<p>With the rise of "bottle girl" bartenders in the city, dancers say they're dealing with unfair treatment, including insufficient pay and racial discrimination, The …

There’s More to This SMILF Than an Attention-Grabbing Name

Frankie Shaw on the layers within her cheeky new Showtime comedy.<p>With her Showtime dramedy <i>SMILF,</i> debuting Sunday, actress and filmmaker <b>Frankie Shaw</b> has taken an old maxim to heart: “write what you know.” Shaw adapted the semi-autobiographical series from her titular 2015 Sundance award-winning …

Workaholics mini-reunion coming to Ghosted

<i>Ghosted</i> is about to get weird. Or weirder.<p><i>Workaholics</i> vets Blake Anderson and Anders Holm will reunite to guest-star on the Fox paranormal comedy, EW …

Selena Gomez’s new video is a semi-flirty FaceTime call with you

Marshmello? It’s me, Selena<p><i>Every week, a slew of new music videos hits the web. Watching them at your desk is not time theft because you deserve it; think of it as a nice reward for surviving another work week. But what if you don’t have time to watch every video — maybe you have a deadline, a</i> …

Ex-CIA officers hunt for a fortune in Finding Escobar's Millions clip

In Discovery’s new show <i>Finding Escobar’s Millions</i>, two former CIA operations officers, Doug Laux and Ben Smith, hunt for what remains of Pablo …

Niantic acqui-hires Evertoon to add a social network to Pokémon Go and other apps

Niantic, the company behind the hit mobile game Pokémon Go and its predecessor, Ingress, announced today it has acquired the team from the startup Evertoon to help it further build out its mobile products. Deal terms were not disclosed, but from how it’s described, the move seems to be more of an …

Niantic

This smartphone app is like an AI chastity belt for teens

This new app lets you monitor the content your child creates and receives on their mobile phone. It’s a way for parents to watchdog without bothering their kids.<p>Gallery Guardian (GG) is an app created by YIPO Technologies which is revolutionizing keeping an eye on your child.<p>The application uses …

Maine's governor vetoes marijuana bill

Residents of Maine voted to legalize marijuana in 2016.<p>But their governor on Friday vetoed a bill that would regulate and tax the sale of recreational marijuana, dealing a set back to the state's effort to implement retail markets.<p>Paul LePage said one reason he vetoed the bill is because the …