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Facebook activates Safety Check service after New York City explosion

Facebook has activated its Safety Check service that lets users notify friends and family that they are safe following the explosion that injured at least 29 people in New York City late Saturday.<p>This is the first time that Safety Check has been activated in New York.<p>The blast, which happened at …

New York explosion that injured 29 was 'intentional act,' mayor says

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> Police are hunting for answers on what caused an explosion that injured 29 people in New York's Chelsea neighborhood, shortly before a second suspicious device was found nearby.<p>New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio told reporters early indications are that the explosion at 23rd Street …

New York Police Department

FDA Bans Sale of Antibacterial Soaps and Body Wash Products: 'Ingredients May Do More Harm Than Good'

Plain soap and water remains the most effective wash method, according to the Food and Drug Administration.<p>The FDA issued a new rule on Friday, …

Samsung recalls millions of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones after reports of exploding batteries

Samsung has announced that it’s recalling more than two million Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices, following reports of exploding batteries.<p>First introduced in early August, the latest addition to the Galaxy Note-branded phablet line was met with positive reviews. But earlier this week, reports began …

Galaxy Note

US surgeon general sends warning letter to all doctors on opioid epidemic

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the next few days, every doctor in the United States will be receiving this letter (PDF) from the US surgeon general.<p>It's the first time that America's top doctor has reached out to all physicians.<p>But Dr. Vivek Murthy has an urgent reason: Americans are dying each year by the tens of …

South Asia

Ryan Lochte Loses Major Endorsement Deals

Speedo, Ralph Lauren and other corporate sponsors drop the Olympic swimmer in the wake of Rio scandal<p>By<p>Steven Perlberg<p>Steven Perlberg<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@perlberg<p><p>Ryan Lochte has lost all of his major endorsement deals as swimwear company Speedo USA, clothing line …

Ryan Lochte

54 People Dead After Bomb Explodes Near Wedding Party In Turkey

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan initially said the suicide attack was carried out by a child aged between 12 and 14, but Turkish authorities said Monday they were still investigating.<p>At least 54 people were killed when a bomb exploded near an outdoor wedding in the southeastern Turkish city of …


This Is Why A Conspiracy Theory About The Clintons Has Gone Viral In China

In a world devoid of debunkers and fact-checkers, conspiracy theories — like the one saying a DNC staffer was murdered for leaking emails — can go big in China.

New York Times

Clinton and Kaine Are Challenging White Americans on Racial Issues

In their speeches on racial issues, Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine have made an argument that President Obama rarely has: white Americans in particular need to change their views and perspectives to fix the nation’s racial problems.<p>“We white Americans need to do a better job of listening when …

Law Enforcement

Depression, violence, anxiety: the problem with the phrase ‘be a man’

Are dangerous ideas about masculinity leading to increased violent crime and suicide? Eva Wiseman talks to the director of a new documentary – and three men discuss their experiences<p>The most dangerous phrase in the English language is “be a man”. To be a man today, says film-maker Jennifer Siebel …

San Francisco

IS conflict: Manbij residents celebrate liberation<p><b>Residents in the northern Syrian city of Manbij have been celebrating new freedoms after being liberated from the rule of so-called Islamic State.</b><p>They …