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When a Stranger Decides to Destroy Your Life

Monika Glennon has lived in Huntsville, Alabama, for the last 12 years. Other than a strong Polish accent, she fits a certain stereotype of the …

Internet

Killings of black people lead to arrests less often than when victims are white

BOSTON — Nearly a year after Aice Jackman was gunned down in the street, his mother and 5-year-old brother walked into a Dunkin’ Donuts, where the boy spotted a pit bull puppy and dashed over to pet it.<p>Kaiesha Skinner’s gaze followed her young son and then settled on the man holding the leash. …

Law Enforcement

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

Horror

'This is just the beginning': Using DNA and genealogy to crack years-old cold cases

For three decades, authorities in Fort Wayne, Indiana, had the DNA of the man who murdered 8-year-old April Tinsley in April 1988, but could not find him.<p>Police pleaded for leads, and chased them. They brought in FBI profilers, enlisted state and federal agents and went on “America’s Most Wanted.” …

Genealogy

Drone Finds Climber Who Was Missing, Presumed Dead in Himalayas

A drone found a mountain climber who was missing and presumed dead in the Himalayas, allowing a rescue team to find him and save his life.<p>Mountaineer …

Essentials for Easy Off-the-Grid Living

From heating pre-dawn coffee to lighting base camp at nightfall, we’ve lived off the grid enough to know what it takes to make it out there. So we …

Off-grid

Georgia Lawmaker Faces Backlash After 'Appalling and Offensive' Sacha Baron Cohen Appearance

Georgia lawmaker Jason Spencer is facing calls to resign and other backlash after using using racist and derogatory language and partially disrobing …

Rights & Freedoms

Watch Sacha Baron Cohen Get Georgia State Rep to Shout Racial Slur, Drop Pants

In a shocking segment from Sunday night’s episode of his Showtime series, <i>Who Is America?</i>, Sacha Baron Cohen convinces Jason Spencer, a Georgia …

Georgia (U.S. State)

How to Save or Download Your Spotify Discover Weekly Playlist on iPhone

I'm just now diving into the world of Spotify, and one of my favorite features is, of course, the Spotify playlist! After using Spotify for at least two weeks, a new Spotify playlist appears; it's called the Spotify Discover Weekly playlist. Discover Weekly is a batch of song recommendations that …

World Cup photographer gets tackled by Croatia players, makes amazing photos

Mario Mandzukic's stunning extra-time goal against England sent players into a frantic celebration during Croatia's World Cup semifinal victory -- and into a photographer's area, toppling a photographer in the process.<p>Sports photographers have suffered concussions -- and worse -- on sidelines, but …

Jordan Pickford pulls off save of the World Cup - and it wasn't the penalty

It was the save that ultimately meant nothing. With moments of the game remaining, Colombia's Mateus Uribe unleashed a vicious volley from at least 30 yards that seemed destined for the top corner of the net.<p>Without a doubt it would have been the goal of World Cup. Instead, it turned out to be the …

Can Liverpool Beat Modern Football in the Champions League Final?

Liverpool could win Europe’s biggest prize for the sixth time. If they do, it will mean even more than that.<p>For Liverpool, defeating Real Madrid in the Champions League final would be about more than just winning the competition for the sixth time—it would mean defeating the irresponsible, …

You've Never Seen a Mountaineering Movie Like This

<i>Mountain,</i> a new documentary by Australian director Jen Peedom, is more like a concert than a movie. That makes sense, given its conception as a visual collaboration with the Australian Chamber Orchestra. Scenes unfold without plot or context, keeping the focus on high-altitude cinematography, …

World Cup: Ranking all 32 teams, from hopeless to hopefuls

The international soccer community has waited four years for its greatest tournament to roll around again, but once it begins, the World Cup has an …

George R. R. Martin Confirms Winds of Winter Will Not Come Out in 2018

"Winter is not coming" in 2018, says Martin.<p>The Winds of Winter, the sixth book in George R. R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, will not be …

TV Series

A city that makes guns confronts its role in the Parkland mass shooting

By Todd C. Frankel<p>, Reporter<p>SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Hussein Abdi, 19, had never given much thought to the gunmaker down the street from his high school. He often passed the Smith & Wesson factory and its flashing marquee touting the company’s deep ties to the city, “Since 1852.” Nyasia Jordan, 18, …

Guns

These are America's 10 most beautiful deserted highways

Most travel guides make recommendations based on the idea that the more often a place is visited, the more reason a tourist has to visit it. But the GPS tracking company Geotab and landscape photographer James Q. Martin have taken the opposite approach with their list of America's 10 most scenic, …

USDOT

The Adventure Traveler's Brief Guide to India

<b>Get There</b><p>Before 2014, the process for procuring a tourist visa to visit India was a bureaucratic nightmare. But now there’s a streamlined system in place: simply fill out the application online, then upload the first page of your passport and a recent photo. The 60-day visa arrives via e-mail in as …

Hornets' Howard records NBA's first 30-30 game since 2010

Superman was in the building at Barclays Center on Wednesday night, but instead of his signature red cape, he was donning a Charlotte Hornets uniform.<p>…

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

I’m not afraid of death, but I’m in no hurry to die. I have so much I want to do first Stephen Hawking<p>There is no heaven or afterlife for broken-down computers; that is a fairy story for people afraid of the dark Stephen Hawking<p>My goal is simple. It is a complete understanding of the universe, why …

Stephen Hawking

NRA sues Florida over gun bill same day Gov. Scott signed it into law

The National Rifle Association sued in federal court Friday to block a new Florida law, just signed by Gov. Rick Scott, that prohibits gun sales to anyone under 21.<p>"We filed a lawsuit against the state for violating the constitutional rights of 18- to 21-year-olds," said Marion Hammer, lobbyist for …

Guns

Oscars 2018: See the Complete Winners List

The Shape of Water was the biggest winner of the night, taking home best picture and director.<p>On Sunday night, <b>Jimmy Kimmel</b> welcomed us to the 90th Academy Awards—a landmark evening that made history in a variety of ways even before the first awards were handed out—with an opening monologue that …

This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Lunar showstopper: Super blue blood moon awes and wows

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — The moon put on a rare cosmic show Wednesday: a red blue moon, super big and super bright.<p>It's the first time in 35 years a blue moon has synced up with a supermoon and a total lunar eclipse, or blood moon because of its red hue.<p>Hawaii and Alaska had the best seats, …

Super Blue Blood Moon

Oscar nominations 2018: ‘The Shape of Water’ leads with 13; ‘Get Out’ nominated for best picture

By Stephanie Merry<p>Editor<p>“The Shape of Water” dominated the nominations for the 90th Academy Awards on Tuesday morning, landing 13, one shy of the record. Guillermo del Toro’s grown-up fairy tale romance between a mute woman and a misunderstood aquatic monster is up for best picture, best director, …

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

Marco Silva sacked by Watford as club blame 'unwarranted approach' from Everton; Javi Gracia takes over

Watford have named Javi Gracia as their new head coach after the sacking of Marco Silva with the Premier League club criticising Everton for an “unwarranted approach” which they claim derailed their season.<p>Silva returned to Lisbon on Sunday night after being dismissed and will consider his options. …

Person of the Year 2017:TheSilenceBreakers

Movie stars are supposedly nothing like you and me. They're svelte, glamorous, self-­possessed. They wear dresses we can't afford and live in houses …

Sexual Harassment

The 10 best players who won't be at the World Cup

Perhaps it's time to seriously consider a breakaway tournament that rivals the World Cup, based on the number of stars who will be watching from home …