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The heartbreaking story of the man who asked Hillary Clinton a 'profoundly difficult question'

An innocent man who spent 39 years in prison asked Hillary Clinton a pointed question about the death penalty at CNN's Town Hall in Ohio on Sunday night.<p>The man, Ricky Jackson, was convicted along with his friends, Ronnie and Wiley Bridgeman, of murdering Harold Franks in Cleveland, Ohio in …

Government

Only one thing that can jumpstart the global economy right now — but no government is willing to do it

The low-growth environment the world seems to be trapped in, said Raman Srivastava, Standish Mellon Asset Management's co-deputy chief investment officer and managing director of global fixed income, a BNY Mellon investment boutique, is probably not going to change anytime soon.<p>There is, however, …

Economy

THAAD missile in South Korea

Meet America's THAAD system.via Lockheed Martin<p>The most advanced missile system on the planet can hunt and blast incoming missiles right out of the sky with a 100% success rate — and it appears to be headed to North Korea's backyard.<p>On the heels of bilateral sanctions by Seoul and Washington, plus …

North Korea

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

Paranormal

Skywriting Spells Out 'Trump Is Disgusting' In Super-Obvious Statement

Revelers attending the Rose Parade in Pasadena, California, got a special treat when a message in the clouds reminded everyone that Donald Trump is the worst.<p>"America is great! Trump is disgusting. Anybody but Trump" the skywriting read, referring to the 2016 GOP presidential front-runner. …

Donald Trump

Rob Kardashian, 28, reportedly hospitalized and diagnosed with diabetes

Rob<p>Kardashianhas reportedly been hospitalized and diagnosed withdiabetes.<p>The 28-year-old "Keeping Up With the Kardashians" star was recently rushed to a Los Angeles hospital, according to TMZ, which said he wasn't feeling well over the weekend and when his condition worsened his family sought …

Tamir Rice and the National Case of Affluenza

Teenagers make dumb decisions. Their frontal lobes are not fully formed so they don't understand consequences. They make big mistakes, sometimes fatal ones. I am not one who believes they should be meted out stiff sentences for their tragic mistakes as if they were thirty, but it seems an …

Vocabulary

ANALYST: Here's what 'President Trump' would mean for the markets

But no matter how much Republican establishment types dismiss the notion of a Trump presidency, a top analyst said Tuesday that it <i>is</i> time to start focusing on what "President Trump" could mean for markets.<p>"The biggest financial impact probably would be on the bond market, with interest rates headed …

Donald Trump

Karl Rove: Donald Trump Would Get 'Creamed' Up Against Hillary Clinton

Karl Rove, who served as an adviser to former President George W. Bush, warned Republicans that nominating Donald Trump could be a death wish for the party.<p>In a Wall Street Journal column published Friday, Rove acknowledged Trump's consistently strong standing among Republicans in the polls, and …

Republicans

Get a Grip, Americans!

Get a grip, Americans! Is that too much to ask? Take a deep breath, exhale and realize that the end of the world is not at hand. Neither is the end of American life as we have known it -- unless we allow unwarranted fear to overpower our sense, as most of the candidates running for the presidential …

United States

MIT researchers have developed a device that can identify people through walls

Paranoid about technology chipping away at our privacy? You might want to skip this article.<p>If all goes to plan, a product will become commercially available in 2016 that can pick up wireless reflections off the human body to see the silhouette of a person standing behind a wall. It can distinguish …

Artificial Intelligence

Brad Pitt on Angelina Jolie: "I Trust Her With My Life"

Just another reason to envy their relationship.<p>There are many reasons why we envy Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie's relationship (beyond the obvious aesthetic ones), and Pitt provided us with a few more in a new interview with <i>V</i> magazine. The actor, talking about his new project, <i>By the Sea</i>, which he …

Audials Radio - a radio app done right

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Apps

'He Named Me Malala' is a moving portrait of a Nobel-winning woman

Moviegoers hankering for a female superhero film needn't wait for "Wonder Woman." A big screen heroine of astounding power swoops into theaters this week, caped in a hijab, a backpack full of books slung over her shoulder, a crooked smile the reminder of her fearlessness.<p>Davis Guggenheim's …

The “five-second rule”—a scientist evaluates whether your eating habits could make you sick

When you drop a piece of food on the floor, is it really OK to eat if you pick up within five seconds? This urban food myth contends that if food spends just a few seconds on the floor, dirt and germs won’t have much of a chance to contaminate it. Research in my lab has focused on how food and food …

Microbiology

M. Night Shyamalan's 'The Visit' is one stop you want to skip

What if the rural couple in Grant Wood's "American Gothic" stepped out of the painting to become villains in a gothic psycho horror film?<p>That's the black comic hook to "The Visit," M. Night Shyamalan's ramshackle attempt to bounce back from the debacle of "After Earth." Olivia DeJonge and Ed …

Writing

Seven countries that are surprisingly hard to visit

Others seem entirely uninterested in tourism dollars, making it extremely difficult for foreign visitors to enter.<p>We've found seven countries that make it incredibly difficult to obtain tourist visas.<p>Note that this list is not comprehensive: We've excluded countries like Afghanistan, Iraq, Syria …

Sea Level
Malmö

Angelina Jolie Speaks Out About the Shocking Extent of Sexual War Crimes

"It's a violent, brutal, terrorizing weapon."<p>Speaking at the UK House of Lords as part of a committee on sexual violence in war,Angelina Jolie described the shocking ways that ISIS is using sexual violence as a "dehumanizing weapon," specifically detailing the horrific atrocities against girls as …

Angelina Jolie

Bills on lethal injection, traffic cameras signed

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - Gov. John Kasich signed dozens of bills into law Friday including legislation to shield the names of companies providing lethal …

School Districts

The A-List: 15 Adorable Dogs And Their Superstar Owners

It's National Dog Day, an annual pet holiday to share puppy love and encourage adoption. Since we're obviously all pet lovers here, we couldn't pass …

6 Amazing Beauty Benefits of Drinking Enough Water

Need a beauty boost? Grab a glass of water. We all know that water is important for our health—but did you know all of the amazing things it could do …

Skin Care

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

The Best Type Of Exercise For Your Brain

Older women with early signs of dementia may benefit from this specific type of physical activity<p><b>The claim:</b> Cardio isn't only good for the heart and waistline—according new research, it may also be good for the brain. In older women with mild memory and cognitive problems, aerobic exercise …

Sam Harris Hits Back At Ben Affleck Over Their Heated Argument On ‘Real Time With Bill Maher’

So you’ve probably seen Ben Affleck take on Bill Maher over the latter’s criticisms of Islam by now. The clip from last Friday’s <i>Real Time With Bill Maher</i> was nearly everywhere and led to a lot of differing opinions over who came out looking best. Who knew?<p>Well you might remember that Maher wasn’t …