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This Is Maxine Waters, the Millennials' Political Rock Star

When I first meet Representative Maxine Waters, she is sipping tea. It's almost too perfect. She's sitting, quietly, behind a curtain on-stage at the D.C. restaurant and performance venue Busboys and Poets. She doesn't see me for a split second; her eyes are focused on some point in the middle …

Maxine Waters

18 Maps That Will Change How You See The World

Including some disturbing news for America.<p>BuzzFeed is attempting to track down and embed all the original creators featured in this article. Please contact tom.chivers@buzzfeed.com.

An Elegant Examination of the Power of the Tuxedo—as Shown by Cary Grant, George Clooney, and Angelina Jolie

Soon after its “invention,” in 1886, the tuxedo became the ne plus ultra of formal male attire, and little has changed since. Actor George Hamilton recalls his first, purchased for a debutante party, and Vanity Fair chooses the most memorable tuxedo ensembles in history.<p>A milestone recently came …

What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

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Political shakeup looms in California

LOS ANGELES — The rumblings are early but unmistakable: A political earthquake is — finally — headed to California.<p>For decades now, Democrats and Republicans here have experienced statewide politics as an interminable waiting game, thanks to a gang of 70- and 80-somethings from the Bay Area who …

Iraqi rebel leader calls for 'holy war'

The leader of the so-called Islamic State has called on Muslims worldwide to take up arms and flock to the "caliphate" it had declared on captured Syrian and Iraqi soil.<p>Proclaiming a "new era" in which Muslims will ultimately triumph, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi issued the call to jihad - holy war - in an …

'The Community Is In Shock' Third ISIS Jihadist Is From Aberdeen

The third British man, now identified in an ISIS recruitment video, was a normal lad more interested in football than mosque, his shocked community …

Surprising political upsets

Amazon pulls Warner Bros movies from sales as trade dispute expands

First they came for Harry Potter's author, and now they have come for your Lego. Amazon has expanded its trade dispute with publisher Hachette by adding Warner Bros to the list of companies it is pressuring for a better deal.<p>The online retailer has pulled pre-orders for forthcoming Warner Home …

THE MACHINE: HP Unveils Revolutionary Computer That Could Shrink A Data Center To The Size Of A Refrigerator

The new computer was the highlight of a keynote speech by CEO Meg Whitman and CTO Martin Fink, the head of HP Labs, at the company's HP Discover customer conference being held this week in Las Vegas.<p>The Machine is a project that, if successful, could replace a giant data center worth of gear with a …

The Economics Professor Versus the Sociology Professor

Dav­id Brat’s aca­dem­ic web­site is bordered with por­traits of four eco­nom­ists and one theo­lo­gian: Adam Smith, John Calv­in, John Maynard …

The CIA And FBI Are Reportedly Advising Ukraine As Pro-Russia Separatists Spread Across The Country

Citing unnamed German security sources, Bild am Sonntag said the CIA and FBI agents were helping Kiev end the rebellion in the east of Ukraine and set up a functioning security structure.<p>It said the agents were not directly involved in fighting with pro-Russian militants. "Their activity is limited …

Johnny Knoxville Joins Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Doris Kearns Goodwin: Obama's guru, the biographer of presidents – and Miliband's muse

Out of the blue, in the spring of 2008, the distinguished American historian Doris Kearns Goodwin got a call: "This is Barack Obama. I've just read <i>Team of Rivals</i>. We must meet." This prescient overture, made when Obama, then a junior senator from Illinois, lagging far behind Hillary Clinton, was an …

Insane New Footage Of Felix Baumgartner's Edge-Of-Space Jump Released

We're warning you now: This new video of Felix Baumgartner's record-setting leap from the edge of space just might make you feel a bit queasy.<p>The supersonic skydiver made history in October 2012 when he plunged more than 24 miles to Earth's surface, breaking three records in the process.<p>Now, nearly …

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Tech’s Impact on Watching, Playing and Coaching Sports | About Verizon

Sports fans have grown accustomed to instant replays, slow motion and the yellow line that serves as the first-down football marker on TV screens. Over the past two decades, technology has reshaped how people watch, interact with and communicate about sporting events. Technological advancements …

Israel insists on Jordan Valley presence as John Kerry pushes peace plan

As America's top diplomat seeks Jordanian and Saudi backing for his peace proposal, Israel has stepped up opposition to leaving an area of the West Bank envisaged as part of a future Palestinian state<p><b>Israel</b> intensified its demands to retain military control of a strategic part of the West Bank on …

Israel

Skype social media platforms hacked by 'Syrian Electronic Army'

<b>The social media platforms of Skype have been hacked by a group claiming to be the Syrian Electronic Army (SEA).</b><p>The group posted anti-surveillance messages, including a message telling people not to use email services of Microsoft, the owner of Skype.<p>It claimed "they are monitoring your accounts …

Jihad Jane: Despite cooperation, US seeks 'decades' in prison

WASHINGTON - The Pennsylvania woman who called herself Jihad Jane and a teenage accomplice from Maryland provided "very significant" assistance to U.S. authorities in several terrorism investigations but still remain threats to the public, prosecutors say in new court filings.<p>Prosecutors said …

War Vet Tourist Returns Home After North Korea Detention

Merrill Newman, an 85-year-old Korean War veteran who had been held in North Korea for more than a month, arrived in the U.S. today after he was …

Unemployment Benefit Program Set To Expire At Year's End

More than 1 million people will see their extended unemployment benefits immediately cut off at the end of the month if Congress doesn't act.<p>An emergency federal benefit program was put in place during the recession to help those who are unemployed longer than six months. That allowed them to get …

Digital era confounds the courts

The Founding Fathers weren’t big on texting.<p>Courts have long struggled to deal with key questions at the intersection of individual privacy and ever-advancing technology with little guidance from the Constitution or from prior cases – now judges and experts are hoping that’s about to change.<p>The …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …