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The Concept of Schizophrenia Is Coming to an End – Here's Why

"The syndrome is already beginning to breakdown..."<p>The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have …

Mental Health

The Best East Coast Road Trips

Perhaps more than any other form of exploration or self-discovery, the road trip is deeply embedded into the American imagination. And with gas prices still hovering on the lower side, there’s no better time to take a classic American road trip. Here are seven of our favorite East Coast road trip …

New England

‘Professional plaintiff’ uses credit law to win settlements

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Cory Groshek thought he'd caught a big fish, and he wasn't afraid to say it.<p>In January 2015, Groshek sent a 2,300-word missive to representatives for Time Warner Cable, threatening to sue for violations of a consumer-protection law called the Fair Credit Reporting Act. The message …

Time Warner

What's Worse Than Thieves? Thieving Police

The Justice Department is once again allowing local police to take whatever they want from citizens. No charges required.<p>If Jeff Sessions is going to stick around for a while as attorney general, maybe he should take a long weekend at the beach with some of our country’s founding documents.<p>This …

8 Ways Any Millennial Can Be a Millionaire in 5 Years

Hustle, thrift and perseverance combined are a potent financial force.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millennials are hitting the workforce in large numbers each year, facing challenges as they do so. Recent research from USA Today reveals that millennials earn 20 …

Tower of Human Skulls in Mexico Casts New Light on Aztec Sacrifices

MEXICO CITY — A tower of human skulls unearthed beneath the heart of Mexico City has raised new questions about the culture of sacrifice in the Aztec Empire after crania of women and children surfaced among the hundreds embedded in the forbidding structure.<p>Archaeologists have found more than 650 …

Archaeology

Trump administration: Sheriff David Clarke withdraws from homeland security post

Controversial Wisconsin sheriff does not now want to be considered for homeland security assistant secretary position<p>David Clarke, the controversial sheriff and self-described “Trumpster”, has removed himself from consideration for a senior position at the department of homeland security.<p>Clarke, …

Donald Trump

Girl's exorcism leads to mom's arrest on attempted murder charge

An exorcism performed on a naked 11-year-old Northern California girl nearly resulted in the child’s death — and authorities say the exorcist was the girl’s mother.<p>Kimberly Felder, 45 of Ferndale, was charged Friday with trying to kill her daughter, the Sacramento Bee reported.<p>In a press release, …

Crime

Soft Cell: California Inmates Can Pay for Cushier Accommodations

LOS ANGELES — In California, some inmates have all the comforts of home — right in their jail cells.<p>At these so-called pay-to-stay jails, inmates with money have the opportunity to avoid the often-crowded and sometimes crime-ridden Los Angeles County Jail.<p>The facilities, which can run $250 a night, …

Los Angeles

'Father's Day for Philando' third protest of Minn. shooting verdict

SAINT ANTHONY, Minn. — Sunday marked the third day of protests after the acquittal of former officer Jeronimo Yanez in the shooting death of Philando Castile.<p>People gathered Sunday afternoon in front of Saint Anthony Village City Hall, where Yanez worked at the time he shot Castile.<p>For many, the …

Law Enforcement

Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

<b>(CNN) —</b> Iran's military said Sunday that it has launched several missiles into eastern Syria, targeting Islamic State fighters in retaliation for the twin attacks that rocked Tehran on June 7.<p>The strikes are the first time Iran has fired missiles at another country in three decades and represent a …

Middle East

London police plead for calm after attack at mosque

LONDON (AP) — London police, already stretched by a series of major incidents around the capital, are putting more officers on the street to reassure …

Extremism

The 5.5-inch YotaPhone 3 has a secondary e-ink screen and a Snapdragon 625

Remember the YotaPhone and the YotaPhone 2? They were those crazy phones from Russian manufacturer Yota that had a regular screen on one side and an …

Amazon, Apple CEOs among Trump's tech guests for White House meeting Monday

Some of America’s top tech CEOs are expected to meet with President Donald Trump on Monday in the inaugural meeting of the American Technology Council (ATC).<p>Many of these executives have publicly denounced the administration's positions on policies such as immigration and climate change in recent …

Donald Trump

American Chipmakers Had a Toxic Problem. So They Outsourced It - Bloomberg

Results in epidemiology often are equivocal, and money can cloud science (see: tobacco companies vs. cancer researchers). Clear-cut cases are rare. …

South Korea

YouTube steps up fight against extremist, terrorist videos

The video giant will try new ways to identify as well as remove these videos, prevent people from making money off them and redirect potential terrorist recruits.<p>YouTube will take new steps to combat extremist- and terrorist-related videos, parent company Google said Sunday.<p>"While we and others …

Internet

Advanced CIA firmware has been infecting Wi-Fi routers for years

Latest Vault7 release exposes network-spying operation CIA kept secret since 2007.<p>Home routers from 10 manufacturers, including Linksys, DLink, and …

Cybersecurity

Oil prices fall on further rise in US drilling, signs of slowing demand

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell about 1 percent on Monday to a seven-month low as market players saw more signs that rising crude production in the United States, Libya and Nigeria undercut OPEC-led efforts to support the market with output curbs.<p>FILE PHOTO: A worker walks past oil pipes at a …

Oil

Amazon: Everything From A To Z Now Includes Whole Foods

Many were surprised when Amazon recently announced its purchase of Whole Foods for $13.7 billion. Those that love Amazon applauded the move while those that fear, or dislike, Amazon are using it to confirm their prediction of its “big-brother” takeover of the world.<p><b>Competitors to prevent a complete</b> …

Man on a Wire: Mike Pence’s Tightrope Act

He might be the most consequential vice president ever. He could well be the next commander in chief. And the one person in America he can’t have thinking about that is his boss.<p><b>Right around the time Donald Trump was boarding</b> Air Force One en route to Saudi Arabia, soon to escape a capital city …

Donald Trump

The VC firm that made early bets on Uber and Snap is investing in a marijuana breathalyzer

On May 23, Hound Labs, an Oakland-based startup that makes a breathalyzer for marijuana, announced a new $8.1 million round of funding led by Benchmark Capital. In the past, the Silicon Valley venture firm made early bets on Uber, Snap, Dropbox, and WeWork, among other technology giants.<p>Founded in …

The world’s largest floating solar power plant just went online in China

China has announced that the largest floating photovoltaic (PV) facility on earth has finally been completed and connected to the local power grid. …

Renewable Energy

Democrats Warn Trump Against Pre-emptive Attack on North Korea

Worried over what they described as President Trump’s erratic response to North Korea’s behavior, 64 Democratic legislators urged him on Tuesday to talk directly to the North Koreans — and warned that he would need congressional approval for any pre-emptive military strike.<p>“Few decisions are more …

North Korea

Employers Are Paying Freelancers Big Bucks for These 25 In-Demand Skills

With the right skills and some hustle, freelancing pays like a full time job.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Want to join the freelancer revolution? Did you know that there are thousands of freelancer jobs that pay six figures?<p>Over the past ten years, I've both worked …

​History rewritten, with Europe the birthplace of mankind

It looks like we humans may have evolved from an ape-like creature found in Bulgaria and Greece, not Africa.<p>The history of human evolution continues to evolve.<p>Up until now, experts have believed human lineage split from apes some 7 million years ago in Africa. But now scientists have traced the …

Evolution

New Uzbek President Courts Moscow During State Visit

Uzbekistan’s new head of state, President Shavkat Mirziyaev made his first official visit to Moscow, on April 4–5. Though the visit was in fact the …

Russia

Uzbekistan says uncovering militants daily among returning migrants | Reuters

TASHKENT (Reuters) - Uzbekistan’s police routinely uncover militant Islamists among Uzbek migrants returning home and plan to expose those who remain abroad via social networks, Interior Minister Abdusalom Azizov said on Tuesday.<p>Uzbek Interior Minister Abdusalom Azizov attends a news conference in …

North Africa

Trip of the Week: A Week in Uzbekistan

Once a central stop on the legendary Silk Road, Uzbekistan is a land ripe for modern exploration. A former stomping ground for Alexander the Great, …

Silk Road

Fly to Both Iceland and Paris for Just $394

Icelandair is at it again with its ever-popular flights to Iceland — but this time, their discounted round-trip fares include two European …

The Financial Tech Revolution Will Be Tokenized

Since writing about bitcoin rival Ethereum and its visionary creator Vitalik Buterin for <i>Fortune’s</i> 40 Under 40 issue last year, the market for …