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This Is How Hard It Is To Wrap A Honda Civic Type R

No matter how you feel about the new Honda Civic Type R, you have to admit its styling is a bit... complicated. There are lines going every which …

North Korea EMP attack could ‘shut down US power grid and kill 90% of Americans’

Experts have warned Congress that it is ignoring a newly-developed weapon from North Korea which could shut down the US power grid and kill the vast …

North Korea

We Finally Understand How Lithium Stabilizes Bipolar Disorder

"The only way that you can make a therapy better is to understand how it was working to begin with."<p>For sufferers of bipolar disorder, lithium is a …

This video of Tesla’s Autopilot software in action is what the future of driving looks like

Last week, Tesla began pushing out a software update to vehicles sporting the company’s next-gen Autopilot hardware. The latest update provides some …

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20 Stunning Looks That Make Us Want To Do Prom All Over Again

Prom 2017 is proving to be one for the books. Here are the 20 fabulous looks we're giving a round of applause!<p>We're moving full steam ahead through …

Ferrari Doesn't Want to Build an F1-Powered Hypercar

If you want a road car with an F1-derived V6, you'll have to buy a Mercedes.<p>Capitalizing on its recent F1 success, Mercedes-AMG will soon debut a 1000-plus-hp hybrid hypercar powered by a V6 engine derived from its 1.6-liter F1 unit. This stands in sharp contrast with the Ferrari LaFerrari, which …

Earth’s Rock History Shows Flat Planet Covered In Ocean Before Life Formed

What did Earth look like billions of years ago? Well, it was flat and almost entirely submerged. Not the kind of flat that immediately comes to mind …

Dylann Roof Says He Won't Call Mental Health Experts During Sentencing

The self-declared white supremacist who was convicted Thursday of gunning down nine parishioners at a South Carolina church last year will not present mental health testimony during the penalty phase of his federal trial.<p>In a hand-written note filed Friday night, Dylann Roof, 22, told U.S. District …

Mental Health

Majority of the 74 journalists killed in in 2016 were 'targeted deliberately,' says Reporters Without Borders

Nearly three quarters of the journalists killed in 2016 were victims of "deliberate, targeted violence," Reporters Without Borders said yesterday.<p>At least 74 professional and non-professional journalists lost their lives in connection with their work, according to the charity's annual report.<p>It …

Thousands march in Madrid against labor policies

Spain's labor unions have taken to the streets of Madrid to protest government austerity measures. With the country emerging from an economic …

‘Tragedy’ inside Mosul as food runs out and the battle against ISIS drags on

MOSUL, Iraq — Hundreds of thousands of people who remain in this northern Iraqi city are struggling to find food and safe drinking water as the protracted offensive against Islamic State militants batters their neighborhoods.<p>When the battle began seven weeks ago, aid agencies feared that an exodus …

Middle East

Germany pledges millions to support fight against terrorism in Nigeria

German Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen has pledged 4.2 million euros to help in the fight against Boko Haram militants. But her West African …

Record-low temperatures grip much of the nation

Dangerous, record-low temperatures caused cancellations of some holiday festivities in the Plains and Midwest over the weekend before the cold front pushed into the Ohio Valley and the Eastern Seaboard on Sunday.<p>The<p>National Weather Serviceforecast a warming trend to start early in the week in many …

Weather

Former Homeland Security Investigations agent accused of stealing drug money

A former U.S. Homeland Security Investigations agent is accused of using his position to steal hundreds of thousands of dollars in cash from drug-money couriers and laundering the dirty money through real estate transactions in American and Croatian banks, according to a federal indictment filed in …

Corruption

Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns Dies at 95; Fought Torture in Brazil

Cardinal Paulo Evaristo Arns, whose advocacy of human rights in Brazil placed him in opposition to a military dictatorship that engaged in systemic torture, died on Wednesday in São Paulo. He was 95.<p>The São Paulo Archdiocese confirmed his death, from pneumonia.<p>“Where human rights are not respected, …

Christianity

The dictionary folk at Merriam-Webster sum up 2016: surreal

NEW YORK (AP) — Was 2016 a dream or a nightmare?<p>Try something in between: "surreal," which is Merriam-Webster's word of the year, unveiled …

Robin Williams

Orphans among thousands evacuated from east Aleppo

Dozens of buses carrying evacuees including orphaned children from the last rebel-held district of Aleppo travelled to opposition-controlled areas outside the city early on Monday, according to Turkish officials and a monitoring group.<p>Turkey said that about 20,000 people have been evacuated from …

Middle East

More anti-government protests in Poland over press freedom

Anti-government protests have continued for a third day in Warsaw over plans to restrict journalists’ access to lawmakers in parliament.<p>Carrying banners which said “we will not give up on freedom”, several thousand marched outside the constitutional court to thank its outgoing head, Andrzej …

More than 150 new species found in Greater Mekong region

Scientists have discovered 163 new species in the Greater Mekong, according to a World Wide Fund for Nature report. The discoveries included plants …

'Hundreds die' in India police custody, says rights group report

<b>Nearly 600 people died in police custody in India between 2010 and 2015, says the US-based Human Rights Watch (HRW) in a new report.</b><p>The rights group said no policeman was convicted for a prisoner's death in custody during this period.<p>India's police routinely attributes deaths in custody to illness, …

Iraq is unable to treat the huge numbers of people wounded in Mosul

GOGJALI, Iraq — More than a dozen times a day, the doctor and his skeleton staff at a makeshift trauma center near Mosul repeat a ritual: identify a wound, try to stabilize it, wait for an ambulance and hope the patient survives the journey to a better-equipped facility up to a two-hour drive …

Mosul

Danish woman who fought against Isis faces jail sentence

Joanna Palani fought with Kurdish peshmerga and YPG in Syria but is now in custody in Copenhagen<p>A Danish woman who fought for the Kurds in Iraq and Syria against Islamic State has been taken into custody in Copenhagen, prompting accusations of hypocrisy over her treatment compared with returning …

Middle East

German court rejects suits against Armenian 'genocide' vote

BERLIN (AP) — Germany's highest court has rejected a string of complaints against a decision by the country's parliament to label the killings of …

Judiciary

Survey: Israelis increasingly losing faith in government

JERUSALEM (AP) — A leading Israeli think tank on Monday said it has found that Israelis are increasingly losing faith in their government and most …

Israel

From 'Good Job' To 'Good Riddance': Obama On Letters From Everyday Americans

President Obama spoke to NPR as he prepared to leave Washington for the holidays, reflecting on the year that was, the 2016 campaign and other news, plus revealing what he's hearing from citizens.<p>Watch here as Obama talks to <i>Morning Edition</i> host Steve Inskeep about the letters sent by Americans from …

NPR

Indian police torturing suspects, says HRW deaths in custody report

Human Rights Watch says nearly 600 people have died between 2010 and 2015, but not one officer has been convicted<p>Indian police are torturing suspects – including using sexual abuse, forms of waterboarding and beatings with a “truth-seeking belt” – a Human Rights Watch investigation has claimed.<p>A …

Human Rights

Toddler killed in Arkansas road rage incident; manhunt underway

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police are searching for the gunman who shot and killed a toddler during an apparent road rage incident in Little Rock, Arkansas.<p>Investigators are offering a $40,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person who shot 3-year-old Acen King.<p>The toddler was on a …

Crime

Michelle Obama says 'angry black woman' label rooted in fear

<b>(CNN) —</b> The "angry black woman" label that Michelle Obama has been tagged with by some is a caricature rooted in other people's fears, the first lady said in an interview airing Monday.<p>Speaking with Oprah Winfrey, Obama said she was taken aback when the insulting description of her first took hold …

Michelle Obama

A KKK member plotted to kill Muslims — with a homemade death ray

Based on court records, Glendon Scott Crawford is ruthless enough to plot an elaborate mass killing of unsuspecting Muslims.<p>But, it seems, he’s also foolish enough to enlist the help of strangers — who turned out to be undercover law enforcement officers.<p>Which is probably why, according to the …

Crime