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Obama Tells Muslims: We Are 'One American Family'

President Barack Obama visited a Maryland mosque on Wednesday to deliver a simple message at a complex time. “We are one American family,” President …

Adobe is renaming its Flash animation tool for 2016

In the wake of major backlash to its Flash interactive media format, Adobe is rebranding the authoring tool as Animate CC. The company will launch the latest version early next year.<p>As part of Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite of software, Animate will allow you to import and use photos, vector graphics …

Mockingjay: Part 2 Is the Best Hunger Games Film

The blockbuster franchise ends its run with a scary, stirring final film.<p>Five years ago, in a year-end roundup of the best books and articles the staff of Gawker (where I worked at the time) had read in 2010, I listed <b>Suzanne Collins’s</b> <i>Mockingjay</i>, the final book in her <i>Hunger Games</i> trilogy, as one of …

Paris Attacks’ Alleged Ringleader, Now Dead, Had Slipped Into Europe Unchecked

Abaaoud’s ability to re-enter Europe raises concerns about vulnerable borders<p>PARIS—The suspected architect of the Paris attacks who was killed in a hail of bullets here Wednesday had traveled through Greece recently, authorities said, raising fresh concerns about Europe’s ability to protect its …

National Security

Photos: Fatal Shootings, Explosions Rock Paris

The crowd rushes on Quay de Valmy following terrorist attacks in central Paris, on Nov. 13, 2015.<br>Jerome Sessini—Magnum for TIME

North Korea

A Constitutional Right to Hovercraft?

The U.S. Supreme Court considers an odd case from Alaska, with the fraught question of federal management of Western lands hovering in the background.<p>“Raisins are not wild animals even when they are dancing,” Michael McConnell told the U.S. Supreme Court last term, thereby winning the first annual …


The Tribe That Won’t Stop Killing ISIS

Its members have been massacred on several occasions, but ‘The Family of the Tiger’ fights on.<p>ERBIL, Iraqi Kurdistan — Forces of the so-called …

Mom Creates Dreamlike Art Using Just Her iPhone And Kids

These images will transport you to a world somewhere between magic and reality.<p>Don't ever say an iPhone can't be used for good things.<p>Ali Jardine, a mother of two, photographs her children with an iPhone and uses editing apps to create breathtaking pieces of art. The pictures are a powerful …

166 years after his mysterious death, Edgar Allan Poe still fascinates us

Edgar Allan Poedied 166 years ago today, but nobody can agree how.<p>On Oct. 3, 1849, a newspaper typesetter named Joseph W. Walker came across Poe in a Baltimore gutter. The legendary author was wearing someone else's clothes, half-unconscious, and unable to explain how he ended up in the street. …

Vatican upends Davis affair with news of audience with gays

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican turned the tables Friday on the pope's meeting with Kim Davis: Not only did it distance the pontiff from her claims that he endorsed her stand on same-sex marriage, it said the only "real audience" Francis had in Washington was with a small group that included a gay …

New York Times

Spokesman: Russia launches 18 attacks in Syria in last 24 hours

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian jets have launched 18 attacks inside Syria over the last 24 hours, according to the country's official news agency, despite international concern about the military campaign.<p>The Tass news agency reported Friday that Russia had "conducted 18 sorties against 12 facilities of the …

Middle East

Canadian, World, Politics and Business News & Analysis

Business (Canada)

The 11 must-read Hillary Clinton emails

From air traffic woes to more technology troubles, the latest release of Clinton emails includes some gems.<p>The latest trove of Hillary Clinton's emails shows how the former secretary of state dealt with with major geopolitical events such as the massive release of thousands of diplomatic cables by …

Huma Abedin

The World’s Leaders at the UN: Pictures

Xi Jinping
Christina Aguilera

Taliban secure hold on key Afghan city despite U.S. airstrike

A day after a strategic northern city fell to the Taliban, the insurgents fanned out in full force Tuesday, closing roads, throwing up checkpoints and torching government buildings as fearful residents huddled indoors amid signs a promised Afghan counteroffensive was faltering.<p>U.S. warplanes …


What the Modern Presence of Water on Mars Means

Mars may be the solar system’s most tragic planet. It once had a dense atmosphere; it once fairly sloshed with water; just one of its oceans may have …

Mars Mission

Apple iPhone 6S hits stores with record sales expected on first weekend

Analysts expect initial iPhone 6S and 6S Plus sales of 12m-13m Robot among first purchasers of smartphone with 3D touch technology<p>The iPhone 6S and 6S Plus hit stores around the world on Friday, at the start of what is expected to be a record weekend for sales of Apple Inc’s marquee product.<p>Eager …

Front-Facing Camera

Do humans stand a chance in Earth’s sixth mass extinction?

Scientists recently suggested that the Earth’s sixth mass extinction has begun. As terrifying as that sounds, surely humans are too smart and too important to get wiped out? Paleontologists have long tried to shed light on this question by looking for general rules that might predict the survival …

Charles Darwin
Asian Cup