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Here's how you can get the Windows 10 Anniversary Update right now

It's Windows 10 Anniversary Update day!<p>Hello?<p>Anyone?<p>Sure, news of a war between Instagram and Snapchat and a sexy new Samsung flagship device may …

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President Obama to Take Gun Control Push to the Public

President Obama will take his new gun control push directly to the public Tuesday morning, announcing several executive orders that seek to expand background checks and close the so-called gun show loophole.<p>The moves mark an aggressive attempt by Obama in the final year of his presidency to make a …

Is the Romance Dead? Why Buddymoons Are the New Honeymoons

After their secret Bel Air wedding, Jennifer Aniston and Justin Theroux jetted off to Bora Bora for a romantic honeymoon. All was right in the world—Rachel Green finally had her happily ever after. Except the newlyweds shared that oh-so-intimate part of the wedding—the honeymoon—with friends like …

Pablo Escobar’s Favorite Hitman Is on Facebook and Spilling Dirt

Popeye Vásquez admitted to killing about 300 people as a righthand man to Pablo Escobar. Now he’s out of prison, on Facebook and Univisión, and …

U.S. House pulls bill over Confederate flag flap

WASHINGTON — House GOP leaders were forced Thursday to pull a spending bill from the floor after an amendment regarding the display of the Confederate flag sparked a swift and angry backlash from Democrats.<p>"House Republicans want to keep the Confederate flag — and all that it stands for — flying …

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S.C. governor signs bill to remove Confederate flag from Capitol grounds

<b>Columbia, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> South Carolina's governor used nine pens Thursday to sign a law that will remove the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds and send it to a museum.<p>Each pen, Gov. Nikki Haley said, will go to the families of the nine victims of last month's massacre at …

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

Social media. Beheadings. Dogma. Empty promises. ISIS is copying the Mexican cartel playbook to a T, writes The Cartel author Don Winslow.<p>A bound man …

'Inside Out': Pixar delivers a rewarding emotional journey, reviews say

In its previous 14 animated movies, Pixar has explored many imaginative worlds: one populated by anthropomorphic automobiles, another where a rat cooks haute cuisine, yet another where humans have trashed the planet and retreated into mindless consumption. But the studio's latest feature, "Inside …

Animation

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Judge Finds Probable Cause For Murder Charge In Tamir Rice Case

Judge Ronald Adrine issued an order stating that probable cause exists for criminal charges to be filed against two members of the Cleveland Police Department, Timothy Loehmann and Frank Garmback.<p>A Cleveland judge decided on Thursday that there is probable cause to file criminal charges against the …

Why Is MERS So Contagious?

Amid an outbreak of the deadly virus in South Korea, virologists are piecing together an understanding of a new but familiar respiratory illness.<p>When you study something that is, in the strictest sense, invisible, answers to seemingly straightforward questions quickly become elusive.<p>Like: What …

Public Health

Caitlyn Jenner Was 'Worried' About the Final Vanity Fair Portraits, Says They Came Out 'Over-the-Top Great'

<i>Goodbye Bruce, Hello Caitlyn! Subscribe now for exclusive details on her new life and the emotional decision to reveal her true self, only in …

Here's How Your Taste In Music Evolves As You Age, According To Science

Exactly how does your taste in music evolve over time? Science now has the answer.<p>In your teens, you blast whatever is considered "popular" at that moment. Then, your interest in current jams falls in your 20s and early 30s before bottoming out around age 33.<p>That's according to a new study that …

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The World’s Hardest Country for Women

Even without the threat of Boko Haram, the girls of northern Nigeria lead grim lives and face brutal challenges.<p>ABUJA, Nigeria — At age 14, Amina …

Will dictators disappear?

Is a future without dictatorships realistic? Rachel Nuwer investigates.<p>Citizens living in democracies often associate dictatorships with repression, human rights abuses, poverty and turmoil. Indeed, dictatorships have cost untold lives, including up to 49 million Russian deaths under Joseph Stalin, …

June 2015

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

These Five States Could Legalize Marijuana in 2016

On Friday, Nevada lawmakers adjourned without voting on a petition submitted by residents to legalize marijuana and regulate it like alcohol. That …

Why It's So Hard for Millennials to Find a Place to Live and Work

The paradox of the American Dream: The best cities to get ahead are often the most expensive places to live, and the most affordable places to live can be the worst cities to get ahead.<p>So what'll it be: Dayton or San Francisco?<p>Alright, so that's not the most common choice for young people getting …

Boko Haram: Schoolgirls? We married them off

<b>(CNN) —</b> Boko Haram laughed off Nigeria's announcement of a ceasefire agreement, saying there is no such deal and schoolgirls abducted in April have been converted to Islam and married off.<p>Nigerian officials announced two weeks ago that they had struck a deal with the Islamist terror group.<p>The deal, …

Celebrities Get Into The Halloween Spirit on Instagram

The celebrities, models and fashion insiders sharing their best Halloween costumes on Instagram.<p>Who will be crowned with the best Halloween costume of 2014? Click through for the celebrities, models and fashion insiders sharing their spookiest, sexiest and chicest Halloween costumes on Instagram.

Essential security apps for your smartphone and tablet

Hackers would love to weasel their way on to your smartphone or tablet, just like they try to do your computer. That's how they steal sensitive information like account details, passwords, important texts, intimate photos and whatever else possible.<p>Unfortunately for them, mobile gadgets are a bit …

'Buffy' star Nicholas Brendon arrested in Boise, Idaho - CNN.com

Dustin Diamond, who is best known as "Screech" from the TV show "Saved by the Bell", was arrested on multiple charges in Port Washington, Wisconsin, Friday, December 26.<p>HIDE CAPTION<p>Celebrity mugshots<p>Celebrity mugshots<p>Celebrity mugshots<p>Celebrity mugshots: Phil Spector<p>Celebrity mugshots: Will …

10 Home Decorating Mistakes Everybody Makes

From the editors of ELLEDecor.com, the most common interior design mistakes to avoid.<p><b>1) The Looks-Great, Feels-Uncomfortable Piece Of Furniture</b><br>The decor world equivalent of the Stiletto heel: Beautiful, but oh-so-impractical. It ultimately taught you that no matter how good-looking something is, if …

15 Gorgeous Models Making Silly Faces

See some of the most gorgeous modelsthink Brooke Shields, Kate Moss, and Karlie Klossdoing their best funny faces.<p>Models are known for striking perfect poses, forming the most enviable pouts, and looking, well, gorgeous, pretty much all the time. So when it comes to these genetically blessed …

30 Inspiring Women Who Shaped Feminism

The women of the 20th and 21st century to celebrate in honor of International Women's Day.<p>In honor of International Women's Day, we're celebrating the women who've had huge impacts on the feminist movement. For all its misconceptions, feminism at its core is about fighting for women's equality. And …

Rare Hollywood Photos Revealed in Michael White's Photo Album

Hollywood producer Michael White reveals his personal photo album of Hollywood and fashion's biggest A-Listers<p>He may not personally be in the spotlight, but over the last 50 years, theater and film producer Michael White has befriended some of Hollywood and fashion's biggest A-listers. Now, a …

The Most Epic Celebrity Halloween Costume Ideas

A look back at some of the best celeb costumes over the years.<p>Whether you're looking for sultry, spooky, or silly, we're rounding up the best celebrity Halloween costumes for all your dress-up inspiration. From Heidi Klum's greatest over-the-top ensembles to the costumes referencing our favorite …

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