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Trump to Pivot From White Supremacy Week by Playing Presidential Dress-Up Monday Night

<i>Screenshot/The White House</i><p>Donald Trump ended his rolling weeklong disaster of consummated courtship with white supremacists by first trying to go the …

A Harvard Study Reveals the Secret to Success in 2017

Looking to become your best self in 2017? The solution might be more obvious than you think. A recent Harvard study that examined 75 years worth of …

Sandra Bullock is People's most beautiful woman; 'ridiculous,' she says

Sandra Bullock, mother of Louis and winner of Oscar, is People magazine's most beautiful woman for 2015.<p>"The people I find most beautiful are the ones who aren't trying," the actress told the mag, swearing she'd laughed when she found out she was this year's cover girl, declaring the decision …

Los Angeles

Now coming to food trucks: high-end Spam

In times of economic trouble, Spam flies off the shelves. But now, as the economy improves, Hormel Foods’ canned pre-cooked pork is looking for a new, higher-brow market.<p>The product has played a bit part in “haute” cuisine since at least 2009, when Vinny Dotolo of the LA eatery Animal paired it …

How To Define Health In Our Present World

The idea of health is a very interesting one to say the least. In our fast-paced world that we live in, the idea of what it means to be “healthy” …

Sixth extinction, rivaling that of the dinosaurs, should join the big five, scientists say

Earth has seen its share of catastrophes, the worst being the “big five” mass extinctions scientists traditionally talk about. Now, paleontologists …

Extinction

A Pet Therapy Dog With A Go-Pro Is The Cheeriest Hospital Visit You'll Ever See

It's not all that easy to say a visit to the hospital brings you joy, but for pet therapy dogs, that's exactly what their job is, every single day.<p>In …

Esperance investigates alternative energy options as electricity costs rise

A variety of renewable energy sources will be investigated over the next two decades in the Shire of Esperance in an effort to reduce high …

5 Tech Trends That Will Hit Every Retail Store By 2020

Showrooming—the practice of shoppers using retail stores to discover products they’d like to buy, then completing their purchases online where they can find better deals—is often cited as a concern of physical retailers. With an enticing mix of low prices, breadth of selection, and convenience, …

eCommerce

iHeartRadio Music Awards 2015: Our 5 favorite moments

Sunday’s iHeartRadio Music Awards ceremony showed a few growing pains in its second year. Host Jamie Foxx was barely present, starting off the night …

World's most visited palaces and castles | CNN Travel

What's at Stake in Tikrit

The latest campaign against ISIS is also a contest between Iran and the U.S. for influence in Iraq.<p>An American-led coalition launched 17 airstrikes in Iraq late Wednesday night, hammering Islamic State positions in the northern city of Tikrit. President Barack Obama reportedly approved the U.S. …

Moscow: Opulent, Overwhelming, and Pulsing With Power

MOSCOW<p>Living in Moscow can be terrifying and mesmerizing, says author.<p><i>Next stop for My Town: Next Sunday, Kennedy Warne, the founding editor of New Zealand Geographic, hears the call of the wild in his hometown, Auckland.</i><p>If Carl Sandburg’s Chicago was “stormy, husky, brawling, City of the Big …

The Curse of Lee Kuan Yew

The leader eulogized by Obama as a ‘giant of history’ is being used to re-legitimize tyranny.<p>Lee Kuan Yew, who died Monday at 91, was in his final years more than a man: He was a myth, a global idea <b>—</b>an intellectual cult built around the idea that not all autocrats are bad; they can be enlightened …

The Irrationality of Alcoholics Anonymous

Its faith-based 12-step program dominates treatment in the United States. But researchers have debunked central tenets of AA doctrine and found dozens of other treatments more effective.<p>J.G. is a lawyer in his early 30s. He’s a fast talker and has the lean, sinewy build of a distance runner. His …

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NASA's Kepler Spacecraft Discovers New Batch of Earthlike Planets

Planet-hunting mission confirms eight new worlds, including some of the most Earthlike yet.<p>SEATTLE—NASA's venerable planet-hunter, the Kepler spacecraft, has shaken its one-thousandth planet from the sky. Eight new worlds beyond our solar system, announced Tuesday, boost the number of Kepler's …

Kepler 438b: Most Earth-like planet ever discovered could be home for alien life

An alien world that orbits a distant star in the constellation of Lyra may be the most Earth-like planet ever found outside the solar system.<p>The planet, named Kepler 438b, is slightly larger than Earth and circles an orange dwarf star that bathes it in 40% more heat than our home planet receives …

Apple Says It Sold Four Million New iPhones in 24 Hours

Apple says it took more than four million preorders for its new iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models in the first 24 hours they were available online, a new record, according to the company. In 2012, Apple said preorders for its iPhone 5 model topped 2 million on the first day, and the company said it …

UBS: Apple Could Sell 100 Million iPhones In The Second Half Of 2014

Apple unveiled the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus last Tuesday and now we're beginning to get a sense of just how much that will affect the company's bottom line.<p>On Monday morning, Apple announced over 4 million iPhone were sold during the first 24 hours of preorders.<p>That figure is just a fraction of the …

Duke and Stanford Begin Patient Trials With Apple's HealthKit Service

Duke University, Stanford University Hospital, and medical device manufacturers are working with Apple on patient trials involving Apple's new HealthKit API, reports <i>Reuters</i>. Apple mentioned the trials in its recent September press event, but did not provide any details on the health parameters or …

The iPhone 6 Will Make or Break Apple in China

When Apple CEO Tim Cook took one of many regular trips to Beijing in January, he wasn’t surveying the company’s many Chinese factories or hobnobbing …

Types of Houseplants That Clean Indoor Air

Types of Houseplants To Clean Indoor Air<p>Why invest in expensive electrical air purifiers when you could purchase a few types of houseplants to clean …

Mandela's family thanks nation and world for support

Nelson Mandela's family express "heartfelt gratitude to South Africa and the world" for support over long period of illness<p>Nelson Mandela's family has spoken for the first time about their “grave sadness” over his death, saying they drew comfort from the knowledge “that our pain and sorrow is …