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O.J. Simpson Says Kaepernick Made a Mistake ‘Attacking the Flag’

In his first interview since being released from prison, O.J. Simpson talked to The Buffalo News. The former NFL player spoke extensively about …

I Believe God Wants You to Know

Kershaw aces Astros, rewrites October reputation in Dodgers' Game 1 win

LOS ANGELES -- In the first World Series game played at Dodger Stadium since 1988, with 54,253 fans and assorted players, media and other luminaries …

Baseball

Rattlesnake bite kills hiker at Colorado park

A hiker bitten by a four-foot long rattlesnake Saturday died hours after the incident at a Colorado park, officials said.<p>Daniel Hohs, 31, was at the Mount Galbraith Park in Golden, about 17 miles west of Denver, when the snake bit him, FOX 31 Denver reported. It took rescuers about 22 minutes to …

Travel to Asia, India & China

Find the Right Trip for You<p>Select your travel style--whether it's our signature expeditions, our active outdoors adventures, or our lower-priced …

As Harvey breaks rainfall record, Houston imposes a curfew and death toll climbs to 18

City officials in Houston imposed an overnight curfew to guard against opportunistic crimes as<p>Tropical Storm Harveycontinued to deluge southeast Texas on Tuesday, breaking the record for the most extreme rainfall on the U.S. mainland.<p>Authorities announced the curfew — midnight to 5 a.m. — after …

Extreme Weather

After North Korea Test, South Korea Pushes to Build Up Its Own Missiles

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea announced Saturday that it will soon start talks with the Trump administration about allowing Seoul to build more powerful ballistic missiles to counter the North, but current and former American officials said the move would have little effect on the most urgent …

North Korea

Rainbow Love Rock

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French Open final preview: Is it finally Halep's time?

No one would blame you if you didn't know who Jelena Ostapenko was prior to the 2017 French Open. The unseeded 20-year-old came into the tournament …

Global cyber-attack: Security blogger halts ransomware 'by accident'

<b>A UK security researcher has told the BBC how he "accidentally" halted the spread of the malicious ransomware that has affected hundreds of organisations, including the UK's NHS.</b><p>The 22-year-old man, known by the pseudonym MalwareTech, had taken a week off work, but decided to investigate the …

Cyber-attacks

Mexico wall: Trump condemned over imports tax proposal

<b>Mexico has condemned a US suggestion that it may impose a 20% tax on Mexican imports to pay for President Donald Trump's planned border wall.</b><p>Foreign Minister Luis Videgaray said such a tax would make Mexican imports more expensive for US consumers and they would end up paying for the wall.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Paris Jackson: Life After Neverland

In her first-ever in-depth interview, Michael Jackson's daughter discusses her father's pain and finding peace after addiction and …

How the World's Smallest Birds Survive the Winter

"Little Arnold Schwarzeneggers," hummingbirds are tough—so tough they've evolved a clever way of coping with the cold.<p>As the smallest birds on Earth, hummingbirds may seem frail—so it's not surprising Donovan Nixon asked Weird Animal Question of the Week how they cope with winter.<p>Turns out these …

Sitting Too Much Ages You By 8 Years

Sitting too much during the day has been linked to a host of diseases, from obesity to heart problems and diabetes, as well as early death. It’s not …

U.S.’s Most Expensive Home Hits Market at $250M

The 38,000-square-foot mansion is in Los Angeles’ tony Bel Air neighborhood<p>With a whopping $250 million price tag, a Bel Air spec home being revealed …

Donald Trump Has Plans To Hit The Ground Running. Here's What He Wants To Do

President-elect Donald Trump plans to hit the ground running. He could sign his first executive orders within hours of taking the oath of office.<p>"I've asked my transition team to develop a list of executive actions we can take on Day 1 to restore our laws and bring back our jobs," Trump said in a …

Donald Trump

South Korean Prosecutors Want to Arrest the Head of Samsung

South Korea’s special prosecutors’ office said it will seek a warrant to arrest the head of Samsung Group, the country’s biggest conglomerate, as a …

Volunteering from home will soon be as common as working from home

We’re all familiar with the concept of working from home—and in 2017 volunteering from home will become just as ubiquitous.<p>A busy life, working two jobs, unsociable working hours, and living in a remote location can all make it difficult for people to give time or money to good causes in their …

Personal Data

The astonishing science behind the desert’s mysterious fairy circles

No one is certain what causes the enigmatic “fairy circles” of the Namib Desert. The rings of burnt orange dirt, each impeccably round and enclosed in a fringe of tall, tufted grass, emerge suddenly from the spare landscape. Over the course of decades they expand — some become big enough to fit a …

Nature

2016 Was The Hottest Year On Record

This marks the third consecutive year of record-high global temperatures.<p>Last year was the hottest on record, two federal agencies confirmed Wednesday morning, after months of warning that 2016 would be another chart-buster.<p>Findings from separate analyses by NASA and the National Oceanic and …

Global Warming

Chelsea Manning's Commutation: What It Means

Before President Obama granted clemency, Manning was serving 35 years in prison, the longest sentence for a leak in U.S. history<p>On Tuesday, President …

Chelsea Manning

New Year’s Eve Around the World: Pictures

Florida Keys

Big Night at the Golden Globes: Pictures

Award Shows

Powerful Storm Pummels Northern California, Nevada: Pictures

Climate

Sunrise at the rocks. Taken in New Brunswick, Canada by @tannerwendell. See more of his stunning work at 500px.com/tannerwendell

@msalisbu: Here's a shot from @hashbrown26 overlooking Dubai. Check out his work at 500px.com/hashbrown26

Today, we're celebrating a wild #YearoftheMonkey 🐒 Happy #LunarNewYear from our family to yours! 🙈🙉🙊 Photo by @marselvanoosten. Find and follow him on #500px to see more of his wildlife and nature work. Same username!

Paddle out into the stillness by @oscarwastaken 🚣🏻 500px.com/oscarnilsson

"Sunrise in the mountains" by @danvojtech See what else he's up to at 500px.com/danvojtech

An explorer admires the view from below deep inside one of the world's biggest caves in Vietnam. Find out why this shot is "Simply Sellable" at iso.500px.com where our content editor @thebrianwilson breaks down what exactly made this beautifully-executed photo sell to one of our Marketplace buyers. 🙌 Photo by John Spies