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Women protest Ohio abortion bill in 'Handmaid's Tale' garb

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — More than a dozen women have staged a protest against a proposed ban on Ohio's most common abortion procedure while dressed in …

Feminism

U.S. Drops Biggest Non-Nuclear Bomb Ever Used In Combat

The U.S. has dropped the most powerful conventional weapon ever used in combat to hit an underground ISIS complex in Afghanistan, Pentagon officials say.<p>The nearly 22,000-pound "MOAB" — standing for Massive Ordnance Air Blast, or as it's also known, the "Mother of All Bombs" — was designed during …

Military

The People in Japan that Race Dodge Vans Are the World's Finest People

Japanese motorcycle racers are using their vans for more than just transporting bikes to and from the track...<p>As far as obscure car subcultures go, Dodge vans racing in Japan has got to be near the top of the list. This group of motorcycle racers have come together to modify and race their Dodge …

Video shows moments before Keith Lamont Scott's shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> The family of Keith Lamont Scott has released cell phone video, recorded by his wife, that shows the moments leading to his fatal shooting by police in Charlotte, North Carolina.<p>The video is the first publicly released footage related to Tuesday's shooting of the black man, which spurred …

Law Enforcement

A look at the accounts of the Tulsa police shooting

A white Oklahoma police officer was charged with manslaughter Thursday in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man whose vehicle had broken down in …

Law Enforcement

The 15 Most Important Automotive Tech Milestones of the Last 25 Years

Cars have come a long way in the last quarter-century.<p>A look at the cars of 1991 is all you need to realize how much technology has changed the auto industry in a quarter-century. Here are 15 of the most important automotive advancements and milestones of the last 25 years.

Trump to give immigration speech amid major questions

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Sunday night he plans to make a "major speech" on immigration during his stop in Arizona on Wednesday.<p>"I will be making a major speech on ILLEGAL IMMIGRATION on Wednesday in the GREAT State of Arizona. Big crowds, looking for a larger venue," Trump's tweet …

Donald Trump

Battlefield 1 Trailer Mixes Old Timey Weapons With Modern Warfare

Battlefield 1 [official site] got a fresh trailer this week, this time showcasing the game’s arsenal. I’m not usually one for realistic military …

Gaming Industry

2018 Aston Martin Vantage will " blow the DB10 away", design chief says

“While I can’t tell you how it drives yet, I can tell you how good it looks. And it’s not just me talking, either. When I take the cover off new …

Aston Martin

Nine of the Worst-Sounding Performance Cars You Can Buy Today

Just because they go fast, doesn't mean they sound good doing it.<p>Yesterday we asked you what the worst-sounding new performance cars you could buy were. As always, there were a ton of responses, but here are the answers we saw repeated the most.

DNA from ancient skeletons suggests farming was invented multiple times in the Fertile Crescent

Scientists have discovered an ancient population of farmers from the eastern part of the Fertile Crescent, and their existence is a strong sign that agriculture was invented more than once, a new study says.<p>Bones and teeth from four human skeletons clearly show that these people were eating …

Anthropology

Stop worrying about GMOs; it's that organic granola bar that could make you sick

Karma can be so cruel. Just think how many times anti-GMO activists have protested against the imaginary risks of food that has been genetically modified. Now a favorite snack of those same protesters, the sacred granola bar, has been found to pose an actual health risk.<p>Anti-genetic engineering …

Agriculture

Conquer The Streets And Dirt With This Carbon Fiber Electric Bike

Carbon E-Bike by Moto Parilla<p>Posted in Rides<p>While Moto Parilla is billing their new Carbon mountain bike as a kind of SUV of E-Bikes, we gotta say, …

Electric Bikes

Videogames So Tough They Teach You to Win in Real Life

Punishingly difficult ‘masocore’ games, such as ‘Dark Souls III,’ can instill such practical virtues as patience, persistence and the value of work<p>Videogames, as everyone knows, are for losers—literally. In defiance of our participation-trophy culture, videogames demand that their players fail, …

Dark Souls

Five Seattle police injured, nine people arrested after May Day marches | Reuters

(Reuters) - Five Seattle police officers were injured and at least nine people arrested on Sunday night, after unruly demonstrators hurled projectiles and Molotov cocktails and broke windows, authorities said.<p>Protesters gather every year on May 1 to focus attention on labor and immigration issues, …

Latin America

Inside the Greatest Era for Auto Interiors, the Mid-Century

The modern car interior can be tough to get right. New cars have to accommodate buttons and switches for climate control systems, audio systems, …

Turntables

Russian Flyby of USS Donald Cook in Baltic Sea Alarms Experts

A series of extremely low passes by two Russian jets over a U.S. destroyer this week was a dangerous example of brinkmanship by Moscow in what has become an increasingly worrying trend, according to Western analysts.<p>With the jets coming as close as 30 feet, just one mechanical failure, a pilot …

Military

8 hidden car Easter eggs you probably didn't know about

The Easter eggs in these cars are hidden throwbacks and nods that, for whatever reason, automotive designers felt compelled to include to amuse future customers.

Lambo Driver Intentionally Veers Off Road, Gets Air, Just Keeps Driving

This Targa Tasmania driver looks like he's about to wreck it, but it was all done on purpose. Here's why.<p>It's a human habit to pass off a mistake with a casual, "I meant to do that." But that's not what's happening here, at least according to the driver of this briefly-airborne Lamborghini …

Black Keys regret inducting Steve Miller into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Black Keys frontman Dan Auerbach has said he regrets that he and his bandmate Patrick Carney agreed to induct Steve Miller into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame last Friday night. Miller caused controversy at the often staid event by laying into it during interviews after the ceremony, deeming it an …

Music

5 Ways Movies Say You Can Die (That Science Says Are Wrong)

Whenever a character in a movie gets stabbed with a sword, tossed in a flaming pit, or garroted with a live cobra, we all know what to expect. We, as …

Biggest Recall in Auto Industry History Could Be Getting Even Bigger

A potential recall would quadruple number of affected airbags.<p>If you drive a vehicle with a Takata airbag, it may not be time to breathe easy yet: …

13 Great Cars Nobody Bought

Just because an automaker builds a great car, it doesn't automatically mean people will buy it. And that's unfortunate.<p>Just because an automaker builds a great car, it doesn't automatically mean people will buy it. And that's unfortunate. We've brought together 13 great cars that didn't sell as …

Farmers are trying a bold strategy to save California's agriculture

It's not that his crops are failing. Far from it. Instead, he's looking to the future.<p>The storms are providing an opportunity for Mr. Goshgarian and a handful of other growers in California's San Joaquin Valley to test a new approach to stanching the loss of their most precious resource: …

Zoolander 2 - Trailer 1

Derek and Hansel return to the runway, only to find an opposing company wants to take them out from the business.

Deadpool - Trailer 1

A former Special Forces operative turned mercenary is subjected to a rogue experiment that leaves him with accelerated healing powers and adopts the …

Special Forces

Toyota's Tacoma TRD Pro is a truck Marty McFly would love

Toyota's 2017 Tacoma TRD Pro gives the joys of distinctive but burly off-road gear and attitude, without the sacrifice in comfort or warranty …

To Protesters Flocking To Oregon Town, Locals Say 'Go Home'

It's been a month since armed militants took over the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in Oregon, and even though the leaders of that occupation have been arrested, the community of Harney County finds itself deeply divided.<p>That anger erupted on Monday in the form of a huge shouting match on the …

Oregon