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Netanyahu retraction: Nazis, not mufti, decided on Holocaust

<b>(CNN) —</b> Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has reversed controversial comments he made about the Holocaust, saying he never meant to claim that an Islamic leader persuaded Adolf Hitler to adopt the Final Solution to kill European Jews.<p>In a Facebook post Friday, Netanyahu made the latest in a …

World History

Viola Davis on the Reaction to her Historic Emmy Win Speech: 'I Didn't Know How It Was Landing'

Viola Davis‘ acceptance speech for her historic Emmy win last weekend was a huge hit – but she said she wasn’t certain if it would go over well while …

Baton Rouge

Celebrity daughters: fashion’s go-to replacements for their decrepit mothers

Vanessa Paradis might be mind-bogglingly beautiful at 42, but that won’t stop the fashion industry searching for a younger, thinner version. Enter 16-year-old Lily-Rose Depp<p><b>I’ve started seeing a lot of references in fashion magazines to someone called Lily-Rose Depp. Who is she and why is the</b> …

Fashion Industry

Can genes predict foreign language learning skills?

With language skills becoming ever more important, Anne Merritt looks at whether there is a genetic component to language learning ability<p>Every frustrated language learner has, at some point, proclaimed that they just "don’t have the gift" of picking up foreign languages.<p>It’s easy to imagine that …

World War I Heroes Overlooked Due to Prejudice Finally Honored

President Obama awarded two long-overlooked World War I veterans the Medal of Honor posthumously on Tuesday.<p>In a ceremony at the White House, Obama …

Remembrance Day

The Big Bang Theory creates scholarship to help future scientists

The hit TV comedy about scientists has launched a $4 million scholarship for low-income university STEM students<p>Fans of the long-running science comedy The Big Bang Theory, about a group of high-flying academics with complicated personal lives, can now aim for an academic scholarship in its …

The Big Bang Theory

Tim McGraw Defends His Decision to Play Sandy Hook Benefit Concert

Tim McGraw is defending his decision to play a concert in Connecticut this summer benefiting the Sandy Hook community after gun-rights advocates …

Guns
South Africa
South Africa

TOP 10 Free Crochet Baskets and Bowls Patterns

Whether you are a craft lover and have craft supplies all over your home, have kids and can’t seem to find enough space to store all the toys or you …

Yarn
Dolce & Gabbana

Betty White to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at the 42nd Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

Betty White‘s illustrious career will be honored by the Daytime Emmy Awards on April 26, when she’ll be granted the lifetime achievement award, the …

Dow Jones
Israel

'Beauty and the Beast' remake set for March 2017; adds Kline, Thompson

Be their guest -- in two years. Disney's remake of "Beauty and the Beast" will hit theaters March 17, 2017, the studio announced Monday.<p>The live-action 3-D film also has added<p>Emma ThompsonandKevin Klineto its cast, Disney said in the announcement. Kline will play Maurice, father of Belle, and with …

The 'Blurred Lines' Verdict Could Be Bad for Music

A jury orders Robin Thicke and Pharrell to pay $7.4 million to Marvin Gaye's estate, possibly lowering the bar for what's considered creative theft.<p>Robin Thicke and Pharrell's “Blurred Lines” is probably not the ideal song to be a test case for artistic freedom. If you thought the 2013 hit's lyrics …

Sam Smith

Emma Watson: I Was Threatened 12 Hours Within Speaking Out About Women's Rights

Actors are often criticized for taking on political causes.<p>But Emma Watson revealed that putting your head above the parapet comes with considerable …

Zachary Quinto remembers Leonard Nimoy: He was 'more of a father figure to me than anyone else'

Zachary Quinto and Leonard Nimoy both experienced the mind-meld that comes with playing the same iconic character, Spock, but they shared more than …

Cleveland blames Tamir Rice, 12, for his own death, then apologizes

Hours after Tamir Rice's family angrily criticized Cleveland for contending in legal documents that the 12-year-old was to blame for his death at the hands of a police officer, the mayor apologized Monday and said the city would amend its court filing.<p>Tamir, who was black, was shot to death by a …

Witness who took video: Man killed by LAPD didn't reach for officer's gun

<b>Los Angeles (CNN) —</b> The bystander who caught dramatic video of a fatal shooting by police in Los Angeles said Monday he didn't see the man reach for an officer's gun -- the explanation for the shooting given by police.<p>Anthony Blackburn said he was perplexed that four officers could not subdue the …

Law Enforcement