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Wife Of Orlando Nightclub Shooter Cleared Of All Charges

<b>Updated at 11:11 a.m. ET</b><p>Noor Salman, widow of the gunman who opened fire on an Orlando nightclub in 2016, has been found not guilty on both the counts she faced. U.S. District Judge Paul Byron announced the verdict Friday, roughly one month after the trial opened.<p>Salman was the only person charged …

Afghanistan

Stephon Clark was shot eight times, mostly in his back, autopsy requested by his family shows

Stephon Clark, the unarmed 22-year-old killed by Sacramento police officers earlier this month, was shot eight times, with most of the bullets hitting him in the back, according to an independent autopsy requested by his family’s attorneys.<p>Bullets struck Clark in the neck, back and thigh, breaking …

Law Enforcement

Stephen Hawking Was an Atheist. Here’s What He Said About God, Heaven and His Own Death

For more than 50 years, death was a poignant part of Stephen Hawking’s remarkable life.<p>The physicist, who died Wednesday at age 76, wasn’t expected …

Stephen Hawking

These Are the Best (and Worst) Foods for a Healthy Brain

When I think about my long-term health, keeping my body and skin in good shape is certainly important, but making sure my mind stays sharp is …

Students seize control of gun debate, plan walkouts and march

Students are taking hold of the gun debate in the wake of the school shooting in Parkland, Florida, by organizing a series of school walkouts across the country and a march in Washington to protest gun violence.<p>The Women's March youth branch, students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School — the …

Guns

Marches, walkouts and sit-ins: Gun control battle heads to the street

<i>CNN will hold a town hall with the victims' classmates, parents and community members. "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" will air live Wednesday at 9 p.m. ET.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> As survivors of Wednesday's school shooting demand that it be the last such massacre, marches are being …

Florida School Shooting

WHO: These 12 bacteria pose greatest risk to human health

<b>(CNN) —</b> Twelve types of bacteria were deemed "priorities" in urgent need of new antibiotics, according to a list released by the World Health Organization on Monday.<p>The first list of its kind, it highlights bacteria that global health experts believe pose the greatest threats to human health. The …

Microbiology

Julie’s gadget diary – My top 5 favorite minimalist wallets – The Gadgeteer

If you visit The Gadgeteer on a regular basis, you already know that we like to review wallets. As a matter of fact, Andy J. just posted a wallet …

Handy Smartphone Holders and Mounts for Your Car or Truck

Keep your phone within reach with these solid smartphone mounts.

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Happiness

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

Time Management

Here's Everything Leaving Netflix In June

With every new month comes the heartbreaking news of Netflix departures. It happens, without fail, every 30 days. Yet somehow, it still feels like a …

Bridget Jones

Why You Should Never Email a Social Security Number

Tax season is officially in the rear view, which means most of us are breathing a sigh of relief. But some of us remain anxious. It’s not about the …

Identity Theft

Will Virtual Reality Change Your Life?

How a teenager created Oculus Rift in his parents' SoCal garage, sold it for $2 billion and may have launched a digital revolution<p>For decades, …

5 Strategies for Steering Clear of Processed Food

Here are some guidelines for avoiding foods that have nothing to offer you.<p>Most foods you eat are processed in some way. In fact, cutting or cooking …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

Nutrition

The anxiety survival guide: How to conquer your worries

What makes you anxious? Ask and you’ll get a million different answers (believe me, I did). They ranged from feeling overloaded or constantly on-call to health worries, tax bills or even just answering the phone.<p>Ask how anxiety feels and the answers may range from ‘sick and jittery’ to ‘having a …

3 secrets to a happy marriage

Why is it that the people who matter most to us often are on the receiving end of our very worst selves? I've always struggled with the fact that it …

Read This Before You Buy Any Marijuana Stocks

Image source: Pixabay.<p>It may not rank up there next to Social Security or Medicare, but marijuana is getting itself a lot of coverage this election season -- and for good reason.<p>According to the latest national poll from Gallup, 58% of respondents would like to see marijuana legalized. This tied …

Teens Could Be at Risk From Some Cosmetics

Even a short hiatus from certain cosmetic chemicals—the kind often found in antibacterial soaps, body lotions, and perfumed products—can slash the …

UC Berkeley

Snowden: FBI's claim about unlockable iPhone is 'bulls***'

The FBI is lying about its inability to hack into an iPhone used by a shooter in December's San Bernardino massacre, says the NSA whistleblower.<p>The latest figure with an opinion on the fight between Apple and the FBI is none other than NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden.<p>His conclusion? The FBI's …

Surveillance

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting | Inc.com

Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a variety of disciplines.<p>Websites like Coursera and edX have leveled the playing field, allowing curious students from around the world to explore …

Social Media Marketing

This tiny animal can survive basically anything, including the vacuum of space

When we talk about 'extreme' animals, the tardigrade easily takes the cake: Also known as the water bear, the tardigrade is a microscopic critter (just 1.5 mm across, at most!) that can withstand <i>just about anything</i>. So it's no surprise that the water bear is the clear star of the American Natural …

Biology

Why Do We Get Allergies?

The more you think about sickness and health, the trickier it gets to draw a clean line between them. We tend to think of ourselves as being prepared by nature for a good life. If we can just keep bacteria and viruses from killing us, and avoid walking into open elevator shafts, we’ll live a long, …

This image shows an Einstein Ring

The ring is caused by a near-perfect alignment of two galaxies with respect to Earth. One galaxy is ‘lensing’ the other galaxy’s light.<p>According to …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

Freeing Yourself from Fear: 4 Lessons from Anxiety

<b>“The only journey is the one within.” ~Rainer Maria Rilke</b><p>Out of nowhere, my heart starts to speed up. I can’t get a deep breath; it feels like I’m …

Positive Thinking