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CIA has paid millions to a consulting firm to help with reorganization

The CIA has paid more than $10 million to a management consulting firm advising senior U.S. intelligence officials on a broad reorganization that agency Director John O. Brennan began earlier this year, current and former U.S. officials said.<p>The agency also is requiring some of its departments to …

5 Players Who Might Find Themselves on Dallas Cowboys' Practice Squad in 2015

The practice squad is one of the most overlooked facets of the 32 NFL franchises. For the first time in a long time, the Cowboys' roster is loaded enough that their practice squad will be home to some very good players. Gone are the days of players like Cameron Lawrence making the 53-man roster …

NBC Cuts Ties With Donald Trump Over Immigration Remarks

NBC has cut longstanding ties with Donald Trump following the presidential hopeful’s controversial comments about immigration.<p>NBC will no longer be …

How Boredom Kills Us -- In Body, Mind and Spirit -- And What to Do About It

A podcast on the tedium of boredom produced by Public Radio International delves into the subject of boredom in a decidedly un-boring, substantial way. Let's explore the piece, along with related compelling research, to see how being "bored to death" isn't just a euphemism. And discuss what to do …

Creativity

The Coming Boom In Brain Medicines

TONY COLES COULD have had any job he wanted in the drug industry. In five years at the helm of cancer drug developer Onyx Pharmaceuticals he increased its market cap eightfold by purchasing an experimental blood cancer drug for $800 million, developing it into a big seller and flipping the whole …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Photograph: Alamy<p>‘Because it is limited in characters, texting discourages thoughtful discussion or any level of detail, and its addictive problems are compounded by its …

IQ

Jerry Jones opens door on how Cowboys operate

IRVING, Texas -- If you were really listening to Jerry Jones during Thursday's news conference, then you got a look at how the Dallas Cowboys really …

Six Moves to a Six-Pack

These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had

Jason Garrett agrees to five-year deal

The Dallas Cowboys have reached an agreement with Jason Garrett on a five-year, $30 million deal to remain the team's head coach, according to league …

The Five Most Disruptive Innovations At CES 2015

Once again, we scoured the edges of the 2.2 million square feet of exhibit space at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show looking for what we call Big Bang Disruptors.<p>Those are the innovations that enter the market both better and cheaper than existing products or services, creating the greatest …