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Kanye West's rant sparks new concerns

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kanye West has often been mocked for his grandiose claims and larger-than-life personality, but these days, there is almost as much concern surrounding the star as there has been controversy.<p>The latest is a recording that Page Six claims is of the rapper taking the "Saturday Night Live" …

New Albums

Zika virus's other looming threat

<b>(CNN) —</b> When the World Health Organization declared a global health emergency on Monday, it didn't cite the Zika virus itself as the reason. The emergency, it said, is the alarming rise in cases of microcephaly and Guillan Barre Syndrome.<p>At this time we have no other convincing explanation for the …

Public Health

Black Lives Matter blocks roads to airports in Minneapolis, San Francisco

<b>(CNN) —</b> Black Lives Matter protesters temporarily blocked roads to airports in Minneapolis and San Francisco on Wednesday as part of their "Black Xmas" demonstrations against what they say is an epidemic of police abuses.<p>Another demonstration was held in the Minneapolis area's Mall of America, …

Justice

Sandra Bland's family rejects prosecutor's offer to meet about probe into jail death

A day after a grand jury decided against indicting anyone in the jail death of Sandra Bland, a special prosecutor denied accusations of a cover-up from family of the Naperville woman and said he was "begging to meet with them" to discuss the investigation.<p>But the family said the prosecutor's appeal …

The White House

Muslims criticize Trump's proposal to keep them out of US

U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump has called for a "total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States," immigrants and visitors alike, because of what he describes as hatred among "large segments of the Muslim population" toward Americans. The Associated Press is asking …

Donald Trump

Obama tries to ease anxiety over terrorism with Oval Office address

President Obama said Sunday that recent attacks in Paris and San Bernardino, Calif., show that the threat of terrorism to the United States has entered a new phase, but he vowed that the nation will ultimately defeat the Islamic State and other militant groups.<p>“The threat from terrorism is real, …

National Security
Terrorism
Crowd Funding

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 …

Paris Attacks
HIV positive

The 11 most explosive moments of the GOP debate

The Fox Business News moderators are keeping themselves out of the crosshairs, but the Republican debate on Tuesday night still had plenty of memorable moments. Below are some of the best:<p><b>1. Trump’s back.</b><p>After a low-energy performance in the last debate, Trump came out punching and wisecracking on …

Government

The science of human behavior is reshaping the US government

Back in September, President Barack Obama signed an executive order that marked a major turning point in the role that behavioral science plays in helping the federal government achieve policy goals.<p>The order, which directs federal agencies to incorporate insights from behavioral science into their …

Behavioral Sciences
New England Patriots

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Media Industry
Government

Hillary Clinton's big night on the debate stage

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton delivered a poised, polished performance in the campaign's first Democratic presidential debate, firmly defending herself against claims that she flip flops for political gain and likely quelling nerves in her own party after a stumbling start.<p>Her confident demeanor on the …

Government
Bernie Sanders
Bernie Sanders

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything but what you need …

Procrastination

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Public Health

12 Scientifically Proven Habits That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

Research says the best way to bring change into your life is by creating new routines and sticking to them until they become habits.<p>The way to make sure we cultivate the new behavior is to reward ourselves. With motivation, we repeat the action again and again until it becomes ingrained.<p>How you go …

Happiness
Protest

Bolt Edges Gatlin in 100m at World Track: Pictures

Beijing

Facebook Down 12.1%, Apple Down 10%, Google Down 6.5%, Microsoft Down 5.8% As Stock Markets Plummet

<b>Update:</b> Public tech companies are already recovering from brutal stock market decline<p>Tech companies are suffering from the current hostile stock market environment as stock markets around the world are plummeting following concerns over China. All tech companies are tanking right now, with some …

Stock Markets