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Attacks on Africans expose India's racist inclinations

The recent attacks on Africans have raised concerns about the safety of foreigners in India and an alarming trend of hate crimes and racism in the …

Irish American politicians working with Trump urged to remember their history

Aodhán Ó Ríordáin, the Irish senator who called Trump a ‘fascist’, says Irish are immigrants who were once branded terrorists and stigmatized for their faith<p>Irish American politicians working with Donald Trump should have more awareness of how Irish people had been treated in the 19th and 20th …

Skillet Chicken Parmesan for Two

Chicken Parmesan for two, in one speedy skillet with zero fuss -- how can you lose? This is the ultimate weeknight meal where leftovers will be …

The Big Reason Why Home Depot's Sales Continue to Build

Home Depot’s foundation is looking rock solid thanks to a sturdy U.S. housing market.<p>The retailer remains one of the few that continues to post …

Supreme Court Refuses to Block Execution of Texas Killer Christopher Wilkins

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday declined to block the execution of a Texas man convicted of murdering two men in 2005. It could be the first execution in the nation in 2017 unless it is halted.<p>Christopher Wilkins, 48, is set to die for fatally shooting Willie Freeman, 40, and Mike Silva, 33, …

The unintended ways self-driving cars will change our lives

Six years ago, Google raised a lot of eyebrows when it announced it was developing a self-driving car. At the time, very few people took the technology seriously. However, things have been gearing up, and now self-driving cars are about to be part of our everyday life. Just last August, Uber rolled …

Tesla and SolarCity just made your roof obsolete

How many decades will it take to make up for the price differential between this and a standard roof?

5 Charts That Explain the Best Marijuana Stock

Marijuana stocks are not without their risks. Most are tiny, unprofitable penny stocks that most investors would be best off avoiding. However, if you're looking to invest in a legitimate pure-play marijuana business,<b>GW Pharmaceuticals</b> (NASDAQ: GWPH) is arguably the best choice available. What …

Pacific Islanders Appear to Be Carrying The DNA of an Unknown Human Species

A third extinct human relative.<p>Hints of an unidentified, extinct human species have been found in the DNA of modern Melanesians - those living in a …

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STD cases are at an all-time high in the US

'We have reached a decisive moment for the nation'<p>The number of cases of sexually transmitted infections (STI) reported in the US in 2015 is at an all-time high, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). That’s because budget cuts to state and local STI programs have left …

A Foodie’s Guide To The Best Airport Restaurants In The U.S.

So good it's almost worth putting up with that TSA security line.<p>For a long time, airport cuisine seemed to consist mainly of uninspiring personal pizzas sitting underneath heat lamps, washed down with a mandatory pre-flight cocktail.<p>And chain restaurants. Lots and lots of chain restaurants.<p>But …

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10 Cities You Should Most Definitely Avoid

We’ve done plenty of lists of the most delicious holiday destinations out there but now it’s time to take a look at the darker side of travel.<p>A list …

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The First U.S. Memorial for Lynching Victims Will Open in Alabama

An Alabama-based civil rights organization will construct a monument in Montgomery to commemorate victims of lynchings across the South. The Equal …

American Airlines $73 First Class Fares (Upgrade for $7!) and How to Earn Full Miles on Discount American Fares

<i>One Mile at a Time</i> highlights the cheapest first class upsell fare I’ve ever seen.<p>American Airlines will sell you coach one-way for the 834 mile …

How to travel the world for just $1,000

Flight comparison website AirfareSpot.com has just released what could be the world’s best itinerary for budget travelers.<p>Their travel specialists have linked seven cut-price airfares, creating a round-the-world trip featuring the world’s brightest and most exotic destinations.<p>It combines …

Sandra Bland's family settles for $1.9M in wrongful death suit

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sandra Bland's family has reached a $1.9 million settlement in a wrongful death lawsuit -- an agreement that has brought "joy" after a year of grief, Bland's mother said.<p>The settlement includes compensation for Bland's death in custody as well as several changes to jail procedures in Waller …

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260 Mexican Recipes You Need to Master

If you find yourself uttering the phrase "I love Mexican food" more than once a week, join our club. What's not to love, really? The delicious options seem endless. There are tacos, burritos, quesadillas, taquitos, tostadas — all waiting to be filled with things like tinga chicken, pulled pork, …

The World's Most Famous Sex Tourist Is Fighting to Free Himself from Costa Rican Prison

David "Cuba Dave" Strecker is facing a year in prison for violating Costa Rica's sex tourism laws after blogging extensively about his experience with the country's prostitutes.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>When police handcuffed David Strecker on September 4, 2015 in a Costa Rican airport, …

Records: Mom solicited men to sexually assault daughter, 10

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The mother of a 10-year-old New Mexico girl who was found dead and dismembered told police she looked for men online and at …

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Motherless babies possible as scientists create live offspring without need for female egg

Motherless babies could be on the horizon after scientists discovered a method of creating offspring without the need for a female egg.<p>The landmark experiment by the University of Bath rewrites 200 years of biology teaching and could pave the way for a baby to be born from the DNA of two men.<p>It was …

Gulf states hit back at Sept. 11 Saudi lawsuit legislation

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — A group of six Gulf Arab countries expressed "deep concern" Monday over a bill passed by the U.S. Congress that …

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3 sites that will save you serious money on holiday travel

There is no such thing as “too early” when it comes to holiday travel. It may feel far off, but you’re better off locking down your accommodations …

Oil Traders See More Pain For Markets

Talk of oil production freezes and even production cuts have been tossed around so much lately among analysts, traders, pundits and major producers that it’s hard to keep up with who said what, and which comments to take seriously.<p>Against the backdrop of all of this conjecture is a more than …

Inmates are kicking off what could be the biggest prison strike in America

On September 9, the 45th anniversary of the Attica prison riot, inmates from 40 prisons in 24 states are attempting to bring America's multibillion-dollar prison economy to a grinding halt in a coordinated effort to highlight the injustices of prison labor, strike leaders told Mother Jones.<p>If the …

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Say Hello to Fall With These 15 Sweet Potato Snacks, Sweets, and Savory Meals

Sprout Sweet Potato Cinnamon Snack Pouches<p>In the mood for sweet potatoes but don’t necessarily have the time to cook them? Sprout Sweet Potato …

Meg Whitman slams Dell: It has $60 billion to $70 billion of debt. We have $5.5 billion.

Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman came out guns blazing against Dell on CNBC's "Squawk on the Street" on Wednesday (emphasis ours):<p>"I believe we are going to win because what's happening now is technology is moving at lightning speed, and my view is the next five years is going to belong …

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A Siberian River Has Mysteriously Turned Blood Red

Alarmed Russians are sharing photos on social media of a Siberian river that has suddenly and mysteriously turned blood red.<p>Russian authorities are trying to determine the cause of the ominous change to the Daldykan River, located above the Arctic Circle and flowing through the mining town of …

Darren Seals, Ferguson Protest Leader, Found Fatally Shot in Burning Vehicle

A Missouri activist who led protests over the fatal police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson was found dead inside a burning vehicle, police said.<p>The St. Louis County Police Department said police are treating the death of Darren Seals as a homicide.<p>Seals, 29, described himself as a “fighter, …