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Kentucky shooting suspect ordered held in juvenile court

BENTON, Ky. (AP) — The 15-year-old accused of killing two classmates with a handgun in a school shooting that left 18 others bleeding and broken was …

Want to learn programming? This startup pays you cryptocurrency to study Python

Blockchain-based skills platform BitDegree has unconventional plans for connecting tech talent and recruiters.<p>Lithuania-based startup BitDegree has …

Six Insane California Laws That Go Into Effect Monday

<b>The entire state will now ignore U.S. immigration law:</b> Because it’s worked so well in San Francisco, California Democrats decided that the entire …

Anticipation high as California rolls out retail pot sales

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Californians may awake on New Year's Day to a stronger-than-normal whiff of marijuana as America's cannabis king lights up to …

Smart lock maker Otto suspends operations

Otto showed the world its digital lock in August. Four months later, the company has suspended operations. Hardware is hard. It’s a cliche for a reason.<p>The company made the decision just ahead of the holidays, a fact that founder and CEO Sam Jadallah recently made public with a lengthy Medium post …

The Intrusion of White Families Into Bilingual Schools

Will the growing demand for multilingual early-childhood programs push out the students these programs were designed to serve?<p>Stephanie Lugardo’s second-grade classroom at Academia Antonia Alonso in Wilmington, Delaware, is bubbling. Students chatter with one another as they work, smiling and …

Language Learning

The Ten Worst Things Scott Pruitt’s EPA Has Already Done

Don’t be overwhelmed by bad environmental news—itemize it.<p>No part of the government has been untouched by the Trump revolution. Multiple Cabinet …

Kale and other leafy vegetables may make your brain seem 11 years younger

Look into your salad bowl and think: If a fountain of cognitive youth were flowing in there, would you return every day?<p>In research that gives new meaning to the expression “salad days,” a study published Wednesday finds that older people who ate at least one serving of leafy greens a day had a …

The Brain

Double losses for the Affordable Care Act further complicate its future

As congressional Republicans this week crippled the Affordable Care Act's requirement that most Americans carry health insurance, they simultaneously abandoned in the final politicking of 2017 a pair of measures that President Trump and the Senate's GOP leader had promised to help cushion the law's …

Health Care

My Do-It-Yourself Language Immersion, Prison-Style

Filed 10:00 p.m.<p>12.14.2017<p>Life Inside<p>Where the culture was Hispanic, ‘Me llamo Morgan’ got me started.<p><i>This article was published in collaboration</i> …

Spanish Language

The most germ-infested places you encounter every day — and how to avoid getting sick

It's 6 a.m. Your alarm shrieks and you hit the snooze button. You have just deposited germs on your alarm clock. Most of us cringe when strangers cough or sneeze near us in public. But the truth is, hands are the real germ carriers. And our own hands are culprits, too. As you go about your day, …

Cleaning

Facebook rolling out new ‘Snooze’ feature to temporarily block annoying friends & pages

Facebook has announced a new feature for News Feed that it says will give users more control over the content they see. In a blog post, the company detailed a new capability called Snooze. Essentially, this feature lets you temporarily unfollow a person, page, or group…<p>Snooze will allow you to …

Glowing Auras and ‘Black Money’: The Pentagon’s Mysterious U.F.O. Program

WASHINGTON — In the $600 billion annual Defense Department budgets, the $22 million spent on the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program was almost impossible to find.<p>Which was how the Pentagon wanted it.<p>For years, the program investigated reports of unidentified flying objects, according …

Military

The 11 worst cities for homeowners after the GOP tax bill goes into effect

House and Senate Republicans on Wednesday came to a preliminary agreement on their final tax bill.<p>The bill could affect current and future homeowners in a few different ways, including by capping the deduction for state and local property taxes at $10,000. Under the current tax system, there is no …

Argentina's ex-president is going down for treason for covering up a threat to the entire western hemisphere

An Argentine judge has ordered the arrest of the country's former president Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner on charges of treason. When she is finally in custody it will not only be a victory for Argentina, but a victory for the security of the entire western hemisphere.<p>To understand why you have to …

People are sharing terrifying footage of their commutes in the fiery hellscape around Los Angeles

In the hours before sunrise, wildfire embers fueled by strong Santa Ana winds shot up into the air above traffic, creating a fiery hellscape that heated drivers' windows and temporarily shut down the interstate. Early Wednesday morning, both sides of the freeway had to be shut down, but the …

PiTunnel connects your Raspberry Pi to the world

Raspberry Pis are usually very lonely. These tiny, single-board computers sit quietly under desks or inside 3D printed cases, staring wistfully into the far distance while waiting for a little attention. Now, thanks to a side project by a programmer named Dimitri Raftopoulos, an app called PiTunnel …

America's homeless population rises for first time in years

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The nation's homeless population increased this year for the first time since 2010, driven by a surge in the number of people …

Beyoncé Changes Her Email Address Weekly, Her 'Perfect' Duet Partner Ed Sheeran Reveals

Beyoncé knows how to play hard to get… in touch with.<p>While most people moan about occasionally changing their passwords, the 36-year-old singer takes …

Pamela Anderson Refuses To Apologize For Her Controversial Statements About Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers

Pamela Anderson willingly stepped into a mud pile of controversy last week with remarks on the decades of alleged sexual misconduct by Hollywood powerhouse producer Harvey Weinstein. During an interview with Megyn Kelly (in which she also gushed over long-rumored romantic interest Julian Assange), …

Harvey Weinstein

Russia-Trump: President hits out at FBI over Russia inquiry

<b>Donald Trump lashed out at the FBI on Sunday, issuing a fresh denial that he asked former director James Comey to drop an investigation into the conduct of one of his top aides, Michael Flynn.</b><p>In a Twitter tirade, Mr Trump said the FBI's reputation was "in tatters".<p>His attack came amid a flurry of …

Donald Trump

How to build a startup while having a full-time job — according to people who did it

Starting a new startup while having other critical obligations in your life, like a full-time job or a family, is certainly challenging — but not impossible. We asked three entrepreneurs in TQ, a tech hub in the heart of Amsterdam, who have experienced this first-hand, what their advice is if you …

Entrepreneurship

How to prepare for the cryptocurrency revolution

Blockchain is quickly becoming one of the most anticipated technologies of our time. Much like the early internet, experienced technologists foresee blockchain as a vehicle to drive society forward. Implementations of secure, decentralized systems can empower us to conquer organizational issues of …

Who are Robert Mugabe's indulged children?

The ousting of Robert Mugabe as leader of Zimbabwe's Zanu-PF party - and his now likely impeachment, after refusing to resign as president - has been as much a family drama as it has a national coup.<p>One of the driving forces behind last week's military intervention, was the prevention of Mugabe's …

South Africa

Los Angeles taps a shuttle service to get riders to Metro stops

Most people find a short walk to and from a public transportation stop pretty reasonable, but the further away that stop is from their home or their destination, the less convenient it becomes. Well the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) wants to close that first …

Transportation

Best in Travel 2018 - Value

Estonia’s capital is compact, fashionable and terrific value. Explore one of Eastern Europe’s loveliest old towns on foot for free, stay in good-value dorms, guesthouses or private homes, and take in Baltic Sea views and a superb panorama of the city from the flat roof of the vast Linnahall (one of …

Trump, Aiming to Coax Xi Jinping, Bets on Flattery

BEIJING — President Trump heaped praise on President Xi Jinping of China on Thursday, blaming past American administrations for China’s yawning trade surplus with the United States and saying he was confident that Mr. Xi could defuse the threat from North Korea.<p>Mr. Trump’s warm words, on a state …

China

7 Apple Cider Vinegar Facts To Know Before You Drink It

Losing weight the healthy way usually comes down to eating a healthy and balanced diet and incorporating calorie- and fat-burning workouts into your …

From fishing to climbing: The best California state parks for all types

Nearly 300 state park units dot the varied landscape of California – that translates to about 1.6 million acres of protected land and the wildlife contained therein.<p>From the granite spires of Castle Crags to the pink and purple hills of Anza-Borrego, each state park offers unique natural delights, …

Most meat animals are raised with the assistance of daily doses of antibiotics. By 2050, antibiotic resistance will cause a staggering 10 million deaths a year<p>Every year I spend some time in a tiny apartment in Paris, seven storeys above the mayor’s offices for the 11th arrondissement. The Place de …

Agriculture