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Baltimore protests: 5 questions demonstrators are asking

<b>(CNN) —</b> Protests are gaining steam in Baltimore after a man died from a devastating injury he allegedly suffered while in police custody.<p>Demonstrators have vowed they'll keep taking to the streets until they get justice. To start, protesters say they're looking for answers about what happened to …

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10 Cardio Exercises That Burn More Calories than Running

You don’t need to spend your whole life jogging to incinerate fat.

Phantom: LeBron James' Chalk Toss in 1000 fps at Madison Square Garden

The sad, twisted truth about conservative Christianity’s effect on the mind

<b>(Stocksnapper via Shutterstock)</b><p>Some religious beliefs may alter brain function, making us more prone to anxiety and depression<p>Marlene Winell • Valerie Tarico<p>November 1, 2014 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>“<i>I am 30 years old and I am struggling to find sanity. Between the</i> …

Southern Baptists tell pastors: hold line on gays

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — More than a thousand evangelical pastors and others — gathered for a three-day conference to steel the resolve of Christians …

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Suspect in killing of Northern California deputies was previously deported, authorities say

U.S. immigration officials said Saturday that the man accused of killing two Northern California sheriff's deputies Friday is a convicted drug dealer who was twice deported from the country.<p>Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamonte, 34, has been booked on charges of murder, attempted murder and carjacking in …

One Lawyer's Fight For Young Blacks And 'Just Mercy'

When Bryan Stevenson was in his 20s, he lived in Atlanta and practiced law at the Southern Prisoners Defense Committee.<p>One evening, he was parked outside his apartment listening to the radio, when a police SWAT unit approached his car, shined a light inside and pulled a gun.<p>They yelled, "Move and …

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Protests erupt in St. Louis after white cop kills black teen

ST. LOUIS — Angry protests have erupted for a second night in the Shaw neighborhood of this city after an off-duty white police officer shot and killed an African-American teenager who, police said, had fired three shots at him.<p>Following loud protests Wednesday night, demonstrations resumed …

St. Louis shooting reignites anger among activists

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Two months after a Ferguson officer killed Michael Brown, setting off intense national debate about law enforcement treatment of …

12 shot in city, including Chicago police captain

A 22-year-old man was shot in the head in the Roseland neighborhood Tuesday afternoon, one of at least 12 people, including a Chicago police captain and at least six teens as young as 14 years old, shot in Chicago since Tuesday morning, police said.<p>The man, 22, was in the 10700 block of South …

Corruption

Adrian Peterson's Personal Life Detailed in Star Tribune Exclusive

<b>Updates from Tuesday, Oct. 7</b><p>Adrian Peterson offered a rebuttal to the <i>Star Tribune</i>'s report on Twitter Tuesday night in a series of three screenshots:<p><b>Original Text</b><p>As Adrian Peterson prepares to appear in a Texas court Wednesday to contend charges of child abuse on his four-year-old son, new details …

The Perfect Amount of Sleep, According to Science

<i>This post originally appeared on Refinery29.com.</i><p>Wondering how much your sleep-in Saturdays or that one all-nighter will set you back? New research …

Sleep

Ohio Wal-Mart where cops shot man pulls air rifles

CINCINNATI (AP) — Pellet guns have been pulled from shelves at the Ohio store where a 22-year-old man holding an air rifle was fatally shot by …

A tense Ferguson fears the worst is yet to come

Beauty Town has an elaborate video surveillance system that displays 16 angles of the store, but the cameras are better at capturing crime than at preventing it.<p>The beauty shop has been looted multiple times since a white Ferguson police officer shot an unarmed black man Aug. 9. Last week, during …

How Lecrae, Christian Rapper, Mixed Hip Hop And Theology To Find Mainstream Success

NEW YORK (RNS) He’s been crowned the “new hip-hop king” and his newest album, “Anomaly,” topped iTunes and Amazon charts the day of its Sept. 9 release. He’s been invited to birthday parties for both Billy Graham and Michael Jordan and riffed on NBC’s “Tonight Show” with host Jimmy Fallon.<p>It’s the …

Police: Man accused in Oklahoma beheading is awake

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Grand Jury Probes Police Shooting of Black Man at Ohio Walmart

On Monday a grand jury convened to decide if a white police officer should be indicted in the shooting of an unarmed black man.<p>But the jury isn't meeting in Missouri, and the young man who died wasn’t named Michael Brown.<p>On Aug. 5, four days before 18-year-old Brown was shot dead in Ferguson, …

How to build a better athlete – starting in kindergarten

The popping sound and the feeling of bone grinding on bone are burned into Eric Sung's memory. He was in his driveway at home, doing a bunny hop on his skateboard when he landed at an odd angle, ripping all the ligaments in his right knee.<p>"It felt like my knee stopped and my body kept moving," he …

Here's the report the Ravens and the NFL feared

A report by "Outside the Lines" claims Ravens executives were given a detailed report of the second Ray Rice video and were granted leniency from Roger Goodell as a "favor."<p>The Baltimore Ravens organization may not have actually seen the infamous second video from within the elevator showing Ray …

Man shot from behind by police, family says; prosecutors: he lunged with sword

To hear prosecutors tell it, Darrien Hunt lunged at officers with a "samurai-type sword" before he was killed.<p>To hear his family tell it, police shot the 22-year-old several times while he was running away. An independent autopsy proves he was shot from behind, his family's attorney said.<p>And while …