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Is 2016 really one of the worst years in history?

Will 2016 go down as one of the worst years in history? a glance at the news might make you think so.<p>Last week’s grotesque murder of the 85-year-old Normandy priest, Father Jacques Hamel, came hard on the heels of the Nice massacre a fortnight ago. In France alone, nearly 250 people have been …

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The age of the connected car will bring new safety, comfort — and threats

How do you reduce the number of highway accidents? Just tell all the cars to look out for each other.<p>As far out as that may sound, that's exactly what the National Transportation Safety Board recommended this week, following a fatal bus crash, and it's part of a fundamental shift in the automotive …

Autonomous Cars

George Zimmerman trial juror tells ABC: He 'got away with murder'

The second juror from the George Zimmerman trial to speak publicly told ABC's Robin Roberts on Thursday that she thought Zimmerman was guilty and that he "got away with murder."<p>Juror B-29, the sole minority juror, said she initially voted to convict Zimmerman of second-degree murder because "the …

Terminally ill “Simpsons” co-creator to leave entire fortune to charity

A dying Sam Simon takes a big swipe at environmental groups while announcing plans to give away everything<p>Sam Simon, the 58-year-old nine-time Emmy-winning "Simpsons" co-creator who was recently diagnosed with terminal colon cancer, has decided to leave his entire fortune to charity. His …

Battle continues over sex assault in the military

The battle over who should decide to prosecute sex crimes in the military — lawyers or commanders — has exposed a rift among Senate Democrats on the Armed Services Committee with high stakes for the Pentagon.<p>The debate that raged earlier this summer looks like it will erupt again early in fall. The …

West Nile Virus Kills 3, Sickens 31

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It's 90 Degrees in Siberia and People Are Sunbathing

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>The online outlet The Siberian Times ("up-to-date information in English from across Siberia's six …

JK Rowling's pseudonymous novel pursued by Hollywood studios

A number of Hollywood studios are eyeing JK Rowling's mystery novel The Cuckoo's Calling, which was published under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, …

Russia faces vodka boycott in backlash against anti-gay law

There's nothing more Russian than vodka, so when gay and lesbian activists decided to protest against the country's persecution of homosexuals it …

Cyclo-What? A Nasty Stomach Bug Spreads In The Midwest

It seems like the Midwest is a hotbed for medical mysteries these days.<p>Earlier this week, scientists traced a brand-new virus to ticks in Missouri. Now disease detectives are hot on the trail of another puzzling pathogen in the heartland.<p>A stomach bug has sickened at least 321 people across 14 …

Barnaby Jack Dead: Celebrated Hacker Dies

(Reuters) - Barnaby Jack, a celebrated computer hacker who could force a bank ATM to spit out cash and sparked safety improvements in medical devices, has died in San Francisco.<p>The San Francisco Medical Examiner's Office said Jack died in the city on Thursday. It gave no details. He was believed to …

Reuters' climate-change coverage 'fell by nearly 50% with sceptic as editor'

Reuters' climate-change coverage fell by nearly 50% after a climate sceptic joined the news agency as a senior editor, a study has found.<p>The sharp …