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US trade rep threatens Colombia's peace process over legal plan to offer cheap leukemia meds

Colombia wants to produce Novartis's leukemia drug imatinib under a compulsory license, something it is allowed to do under its trade agreement with …

Orrin Hatch

Corey Feldman on Pedophiles in Hollywood: 'They Were Passing Us Back and Forth'

The actor spoke about the culture of abuse he and late friend Corey Haim experienced and why he can't name names.<p>It took Elijah Wood calling out and then backpedaling on Hollywood's alleged pedophilia epidemic for the media to spotlight child sex abuse in the movie industry. And now former child …

Hollywood
Parenting

'Alice Through the Looking Glass': Critics Lament, "All Frosting, No Cake"

" 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' is a movie for anyone who skimmed a passage of Lewis Carroll and thought, 'This is great, but it could use a bit …

Explorer Lost

Chris Velten disappeared in Africa 13-years-ago—then he sent a Friend Request<p>‘With the bicentenary of the death of the British explorer Mungo Park …

How Drake is Redefining Masculinity

It's not quite clear whether my love for Drake is ironic, some sort of patriotic obligation, or if a Canadian, mixed-race, emotional, TV star-turned-rapper simply beat the odds, rose to the top of the charts and became, in his mind anyway, a legend. Regardless of what you think about his latest …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Internet has fallen hard for this photogenic ‘prison bae’

Every once in a while, you see someone with heart-stopping good looks. In a mugshot. On the Internet. First there was “fine felon” Jeremy Meeks, then …

Game of Thrones

Future Vision! Sony Patents Smart Contact Lens Technology

Ready or not, the future is certainly here now! Today the world of technology gets even more wearable as Sony Patents Smart Contact Lens Technology. …

Cameras

Apologize for Hiroshima and Nagasaki? First we need more empathy

President Obama laid a wreath at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial on Friday. It was a historic visit, the first of a sitting U.S. president to either Hiroshima or Nagasaki since the end of the Pacific War in 1945.<p>In both Japan and the United States, an emotional controversy had simmered over whether …

Kate Beckinsale Recalls Michael Bay’s Hurtful Comments About Her Looks

“I think he was baffled by me because my boobs weren't bigger than my head and I wasn't blonde.”<p>Back in 2001, <b>Kate Beckinsale</b> made her blockbuster breakthrough in <b>Michael Bay</b>’s <i>Pearl Harbor</i>. And while the British actress was alluring enough to score countless magazine covers and the on-screen …

Celebrity News

'X-Men: Apocalypse': Why Nightcrawler Got a Makeover

Adrien Morot, who headed up the makeup effects, oversaw a younger, more feline version of the teleporting mutant.<p>Nightcrawler, the teleporting …

Comics

When The USDA Poisoned People To Get Better Food Safety Regulations

Before federal food safety regulations really existed in the U.S., one man made it his duty to prove that food additives were harmful to human health …

Vietnam

Nana's Chocolate Vinegar Cake Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

A thrifty Depression-era hack just happens to make one of the fluffiest cakes around.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax poetic about them. Today, senior designer</i> …

Dessert

Southwest Airlines Pilots Are Fed Up -- and They Aren't Alone

On Wednesday, <b>Southwest Airlines (LUV)</b> raised its dividend 33% and launched a new $2 billion share buyback program at its annual meeting in Chicago.<p>Outside, hundreds of Southwest's pilots picketed the meeting. Pilots also picketed at Chicago's Midway Airport, where Southwest Airlines is the dominant …

New Record Set for World's Cheapest Solar, Now Undercutting Coal

Solar power set another record-low price as renewable energy developers working in the United Arab Emirates shrugged off financial turmoil in the …

Renewable Energy

33 Texts That Will Make You Laugh Way Harder Than You Should

Every. Single. Time.

This photographer saved Yosemite Park, helped to create the National Parks system and shot 3D photographs over 150 years ago

Carleton E. Watkins was born on November 11, 1829, the eldest of eight children. At the age of 22, Watkins moved to San Franciso and discovered his …

Vegetarian Soups and Stews

Serve up a bowl of comfort with one of these delicious and healthy vegetarian recipes.

Food

Lin-Manuel Miranda raps about Puerto Rico on Last Week Tonight

Puerto Rico is in a desperate state of crisis as time is running out on the May 1 deadline to restructure its $70 billion debt. Making matters worse, …

The Future Is Now! Samsung Reveals The Galaxy S7 & S7 Edge

The good folks over at Samsung are always pushing the envelope when it comes to their electronics. From Tv’s to smartphones and nearly anything in …

Electronics Industry

What Meryl Streep Stole from Helen Mirren for a Movie Role

When <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i> hit bookshelves in 2003, critics were quick to compare the book’s fictional fashion editrix Miranda Priestly to <i>Vogue</i> editor <b>Anna Wintour</b>. But when <b>Meryl Streep</b> took on the character in the novel’s 2006 adaptation, the actress was careful to eschew Wintour’s trademark …

Meryl Streep

Prince Performs “Purple Rain” During Downpour | Super Bowl XLI Halftime Show | NFL

Queen Elizabeth II Celebrates Her 90th Birthday: Pictures

England

Prince: A Life in Pictures

San Francisco Bay Area

Stevie Wonder, Pearl Jam, Red Hot Chili Peppers Top Jazz Fest Lineup

Neil Young, Paul Simon, Snoop Dogg, Beck, Van Morrison also slated for annual New Orleans blowout<p>Pearl Jam, Stevie Wonder, Red Hot Chili Peppers and …

Pearl Jam honors Prince, 'probably the greatest guitar player we've ever seen'

Among the musical icons paying tribute to Prince, who died Thursday at age 57, Pearl Jam and lead singer Eddie Vedder joined in with some kind words …

Guitar

Prince: Gay Icon, Whether He Wanted to Be or Not

How to reconcile his later conservatism with the sexual liberation he stood for earlier in life?<p>In 2008, the <i>New Yorker</i> writer Claire Hoffman asked Prince what he thought of social issues like gay marriage and abortion. Reported Hoffman of his response: “Prince tapped his Bible and said, ‘God came …

Sexuality