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ABC cancels 'Roseanne' after star's racist Twitter rant

ABC canceled its hit sitcom "Roseanne" on Tuesday after the show's biggest star, Roseanne Barr, went on a racist Twitter rant.<p>"Roseanne's Twitter statement is abhorrent, repugnant and inconsistent with our values, and we have decided to cancel her show," ABC Entertainment president Channing Dungey …

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Zika fear prompts travel warning for Miami, CDC’s first in U.S.

Fourteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has issued a warning to pregnant women to avoid traveling to the Wynwood neighborhood.<p>Sixteen people have been infected with the Zika virus in Florida, and the Centers for Disease …

Public Health

Gang-rape images posted on Twitter shock Brazil as investigation continues

Police attempt to identify more than 30 suspects after alleged assault and its social media aftermath prompt public outcry over misogyny and online abuse<p>Police in Brazil are attempting to identify more than 30 men who allegedly participated in the gang rape of a 16-year-old girl, which was filmed …

Social Media

A White Teacher Slapped A Black Student Five Times. These Incidents Aren’t Unusual.

A white geometry teacher at a Beaumont, Texas high school has been arrested and charged with one count of assault for hitting a black student …

Don't like some superfoods? Try these healthy alternatives

Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD, is Health's contributing nutrition editor. She privately counsels clients in New York, Los Angeles, and long distance. Cynthia is currently the sports nutrition consultant to the New York Yankees, previously consulted for three other professional sports teams, and is board …

Healthy Eating

Kylie Jenner Just Revealed New Lipsticks and They're Like Nothing You've Seen Before

They're metallic and so freaking cool.<p>Kylie "Keep Them on Their Toes" Jenner just surprised the world with an announcement of a new addition to her Kylie Cosmetics line, and you're going to be obsessed.<p>Though Kylie stopped her matte obsession for a bit to launch lip glosses a week and a half ago, …

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Zika virus may cause broader range of brain disorders than previously believed

Study says five patients who tested positive for virus in Brazil reported difficulty with motor functioning while another had trouble with vision and memory<p>The Zika virus may cause a wider range of brain disorders than previously thought, according to a small study released on Sunday. Scientists …

Zika Virus

It's the End of an Era: Victoria Beckham Is Trading in Her Heels for Flats

The good news is she can apparently concentrate in flats now.<p>The very wise Victoria Beckham was once quoted as saying, "I can't concentrate in flats!" which is why it was so surprising when the designer took a final bow at her Fall 2016 show wearing a pair of—gasp—white trainers. As a matter of …

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Teens Who Allegedly Knocked Decorated Marine Unconscious After Asking Him if ‘Black Lives Matter’ Won’t Be Charged With Hate Crime

The two teenagers who were arrested after allegedly attacking a decorated Marine veteran in Washington, D.C., won’t face hate crime charges, despite reportedly asking him if “black lives matter” and calling him a “racist.”<p>Former Sgt. Christopher Marquez was knocked unconscious outside a D.C. …

Khloe Kardashian: O.J. Show ‘Sensationalizes’ My Family

Khloe Kardashian isn’t thrilled about the way her family comes off in The People vs. O.J. Simpson.<p>The sight of the Kardashian sisters as children is …

Khloe Kardashian

5 Bedroom Décor Tips for a Better Night's Sleep

It's amazing how many people neglect bedroom décor when they think about decorating their homes. They rationalize, if I only sleep there, what does it matter what the room looks like? The fact is, the way you decorate your bedroom can help or hurt how well you sleep. Whether it's too-bright …

The NBA is back! 10 blessings that have us up for the 2015-16 season

How do you feel? Do you feel way up? Do you feel blessed?<p>You should, because the NBA is back. The 2015-16 season tips off Tuesday, and everything …

I Was Relentlessly Harassed By the Media After Cutting My Own Penis Off

Andre Johnson, AKA Wu-Tang-affiliated rapper Christ Bearer, is recovering after the incident last year, but still thinks the media's approach to mental health needs to improve.<p><i>Last year, one of the biggest mental health-related stories to hit the mainstream was the case of Andre "Christ Bearer"</i> …

The Anxiety And Sleeping Drugs Linked to Dementia And Death

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The first photos of water on Pluto are puzzling scientists in 2 ways

Planetary scientists have suspected for months the presence of water on Pluto in the form of towering ice mountains (shown below) — some of which rival Earth's Rocky Mountains in height.<p>But it wasn't until recently that they had solid proof, and the discovery is raising intriguing questions about …

How The Seasons Of "American Horror Story" Connect

Surprise, bitch. Everything's connected.

Proof Celebrities Only Wear 4 Kinds of Shoes

Wait...*I* have more shoes than that.<p>Barring a strappy stiletto here or a $1,200 Dolce & Gabbana lace thigh-high boot there, celebrity footwear tends to fall into one of four surprisingly normal categories, at least three of which I'm betting you've got on your feet or in the heavy-rotation section …

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Historic Pacific trade deal faces skeptics in Congress

ATLANTA (Reuters) - Twelve Pacific Rim countries on Monday reached the most ambitious trade pact in a generation, aiming to liberalize commerce in 40 percent of the world’s economy in a deal that faces skepticism from U.S. lawmakers.<p>The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact struck in Atlanta after …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

Atlanta to Repeal 1977 Law That Bans Photography on Public Sidewalks

The city of Atlanta, Georgia, has an old local law from 1977 that makes it illegal to shoot photos of people on public sidewalks. The law has never …

News Industry

Women in Leadership: The Only Thing That Matters is What the Bible Says

When it comes to the issue of women in leadership, I often hear that the only thing that matters is what the Bible says. I completely agree.<p><b>What does the Bible say about women in leadership?</b><p>To answer this question, people usually jump to the passages that they read as limiting the roles of women. …

Dwelling on the Past: How Emotions Shape Your Memory

As the years pass, you build up a collection of good and bad memories. Your brain has the ability to recall these memories at the drop of a hat – …

Do You Feel Emotions Deeply? These Tips Might Help

Do you get overwhelmed by your emotions? You might be going about your day, and suddenly, an interaction sparks a strong feeling. Your fight, flight …

Abnormal Sleep Linked to Greater Risk of Heart Disease

People who get too little or too much sleep are at greater risk for early signs of heart disease, compared to those who get adequate, good quality …

Zoey 101 answers its biggest mystery: 'What did Zoey say?'

Remember <i>Zoey 101</i>, the show on Nickelodeon starring Britney Spears’ younger sister, Jamie Lynn Spears? Some of the cast members reprised their roles …

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10 Things That Make Anxiety Worse You Can’t Ignore!

When your feelings of anxiety become intense, it’s only natural to want to rid them from your system as quickly as possible. This is particularly …

The Best Celebrity Street Style From New York Fashion Week

Now that the New York collections have wrapped, the focus has turned from the runways to the streets, where A-listers looked to make an impression with their off-duty style. Some, like <b>Lupita Nyong’o</b> and <b>Victoria Beckham</b>, picked powerful prints; some kept their ensembles tonal and toned down, like</b> …

New York Style

10 Most Popular (+ Safest) Countries To Travel Solo

Is that "Travel" Pinterest board reaching an astronomical number of pins? Has another year has passed without that passport even being been touched? There's no time like the present, ladies! If you are planning on embarking on a solo trip or are just toying with the idea, know that you are going to …

#IStandWithAhmed Hashtag Protests Arrest of 9th Grader Who Brought Clock to School

Twitter users are coming to the defense of Ahmed Mohamed, a Muslim teenager in Texas who was arrested earlier this week after a teacher thought the …

Social Media