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Plane hits bridge, crashes into river

<b>(CNN) —</b> Someone in the cockpit of a TransAsia Airways flight apparently made a mayday call because of an engine problem shortly before the plane crashed Wednesday into a river in Taiwan, killing at least 32 people.<p>A male voice on a recording of radio conversations between air traffic control and …

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Jack Miles’ return to religion: “There are questions that remain in the human mind even when science doesn’t address them”

Science is about learning, and religion about coping with life, says editor of new Norton Anthology of religion<p>Jack Miles is the religious writer of our time. An agnostic who dared to write the book "God: A Biography," which won the Pulitzer Prize, he has just completed another daunting work as the …

See UFO ‘Mothership’ Blast Out Of Sun’s Orbit In NASA Video Image — 3rd UFO Near Sun This Year

A gigantic UFO appears to blast out of the sun in the above video of NASA solar images. But is this discovery actually a “mothership” the size of the …

The Father Who Made His Kids Have Sex With a Dog

Christopher Sena presented himself as a loving husband and father but he stands charged with incest, felony child abuse and other horrific …

Sony Hackers Issue 9/11 Warning

The hacking group that calls themselves Guardians of Peace have released Sony Entertainment CEO Michael Lynton’s emails and threaten people who see …

Why So Many Surgeons Are Psychos

What kind of doctor would participate in an inmate’s execution, only to ‘joke’ about getting blood on his jacket? The medical field employs more than …

Pakistan’s Dance With Terrorists Just Backfired and Killed 132 Children

For decades, Pakistan’s generals have treated jihadi groups as assets to use against India. That policy didn’t protect their very own …

Prosecutors Have No Idea When 9/11 Mastermind’s Trial Will Start

Fourteen long years after the bombing of the Twin Towers, the legal proceedings for the men who allegedly plotted the attack drag on. And on. And …

Tim Burton Talks ‘Big Eyes,’ His Taste For the Macabre, and the ‘Beetlejuice’ Sequel

The visionary filmmaker behind classics like Edward Scissorhands and Batman sat down with Marlow Stern to discuss his latest project and odd passions.<p>…

Pakistani School Killers Want to Strike the U.S.

The despicable attack in Peshawar that killed more than 100 children was motivated by hatred of the U.S. and the Pakistani Taliban’s ultimate goal is …

Kendrick Lamar Shuts Down ‘The Colbert Report’ with Untitled Track

Kendrick Lamar and the neo-soul avengers sent off The Colbert Report as the final musical guests with an untitled song that was jazzy, soulful, and …

Team Cosby’s Mission Impossible

The negative headlines and accusations of sexual assault continue. Who’s advising him, and why are they getting it so wrong?<p>Despite virtually …

Victim: I Watched British MPs Rape and Murder Young Boys

An anonymous man claims that he and other boys were sexually abused by members of Parliament and police during the Thatcher years—and that he watched …

Up To Speed: The Cuba Embargo

Everything you need to know about the U.S.-Cuba thaw, from the details of the deal to when you can book your ticket to Havana.<p>After a half-century of …

5 Hangover Cures to Save You After a Few Too Many

<i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>The pounding headache, bloodshot eyes, achy muscles, heartburn… There’s no ignoring it: You’ve got a hangover. All …

Exclusive: Sony Emails Reveal How Studio Dumped ‘Asshole’ Adam Sandler

Leaked drama-filled emails between Sony Pictures studio chief Amy Pascal and other execs show some of the reasons why the longtime Sandler home let …

Dungeons and Genital Clamps: Inside a Legendary BDSM Chateau

After a turkey-meatloaf dinner, they went down to the dungeon and she undressed, tied her hair up, put on a cat mask and leather collar, and assumed …

Hitler’s Hail Mary

The Battle of the Bulge, the Third Reich’s final major offensive, was a military failure that still managed to surprise the Allies, claim thousands …

Sony Hackers Guardians of Peace Troll FBI, Anonymous Convinced Hack Didn't Come From North Korea

The hacking group that’s taken credit for breaching Sony’s servers and leaking their files online posted a message online Saturday mocking the FBI’s …

Two Cops ‘Assassinated’ in Brooklyn

The execution of two police officers in cold blood has shocked the city and driven a deeper wedge between the cops and the mayor.<p>In a crime sure to …

Anger at The Cop Killer - And The Police

In the Brooklyn neighborhood where two police officers were brutally murdered, not everyone was grieving.<p>Across the street from the hospital where …

Should the U.S. Really Pay a Kim’s Ransom?

Sony, this isn't complicated. Really. Just follow Alexander Hamilton's example.<p>“We cannot be told we can’t see something by Kim Jong Un, of all …

Was Baby Jesus A Holy Terror?

An apocryphal gospel paints Jesus as, well, a bit of handful. But, Saviors will be saviors.<p>It’s Christmas, a time to spread love, cheer, and gifts …

Exposed: The Gay-Bashing Pastor’s Same-Sex Assault

He preached against homosexuality on Sundays—and forced himself on young men during the week.<p>Pastor Gaylard Williams earned a good reputation among …

Dr. Howard Fuller's Injustice Education

An expert in education talks about race relations, the political environment and what can be done to improve things.<p>The protests and pain over the …

Alleged Cop Killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley Had a Death Wish

Nineteen arrests, three suspected murders, and one attempted suicide later, Ismaaiyl Brinsley is finally gone.<p>Alleged cop killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley …

A Blind Man Sees With Sound

This man has a remarkable ability, and remarkable independence because of it.<p>Daniel Kish, the president of an organization called World Access for …

Pope Francis Denounces the Vatican Elite’s 'Spiritual Alzheimer’s'

The pontiff blasts the selfishness, arrogance and detachment of the cardinals in Rome.<p>VATICAN CITY—Pope Francis may be known for his generosity when …

The Monsters Who Screamed for Dead Cops

Evidence from photos, video, social-media posts and interviews suggests it was a single group, desperate to ‘turn up the anger’ at otherwise-peaceful …