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5 Proven Ways to Boost Your Retirement Income

Why struggle through retirement financially, when a little planning now might make your future years much more comfortable? Here are five effective …

The Latest: Adam Jones gets lengthy applause in Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones being taunted with racial slurs at Fenway Park (all times local):<p>7:15 p.m.<p>Orioles center fielder Adam Jones got an extended applause from Fenway Park fans as he took his first at-bat on Tuesday night, one day after hearing …

Where’s the party? New Year’s Eve celebrations around the world

Photograph: Anadolu Agency/Getty Images<p>Revellers in Sol Square.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/d5486cca68d57830bde8d4ea363341f2c549122c/0_73_4560_2740/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Anders Wiklund/Corbis<p>Stadshuskajen …

Cape Town

New cruise ships for 2016

Seven new ships with almost 20,000 more berths and everything from snow rooms, water slides and skydiving simulators to cycling at sea will be available to cruisers in 2016.<p>Viking Sea<p>Viking Cruises’ (vikingcruises.co.uk) first ocean-going ship, Viking Star, won universal acclaim when it launched in …

Why tech-savvy Indians are mad at Mark Zuckerberg

Free access to the Internet might sound like a nice holiday gift — especially in developing countries, where billions of people still can’t get on the web.<p>But in India, when Facebook tried to give away limited Internet access through its “Free Basics” app, activists said they didn’t want it. In …

Internet

Disney's New Robot Can Climb Walls

Disney Research is developing a new generation of robots as a potential successor to the miniature smartphone-controlled Sphero BB-8 that you can buy …

L.A. accusations against Bill Cosby could figure in Pennsylvania prosecution

One woman was a former Playboy playmate who says she met Bill Cosby in the Hollywood Hills. Another was a secretary at a Beverly Hills talent agency who says the actor invited her over to his home in the fancy part of town. A third, an aspiring comedy writer, says she was awestruck to see the …

Justice

New Year’s Eve Around the World: Pictures

Scotland

Aaron Rodgers Isn’t Scared: Of Aging, New Contracts or Sharks (Anymore)

Getty Images<p>STATELINE, Nev. — As John Oliver would say, “WELCOME WELCOME WELCOME!” Welcome to “Football Morning in America” at NBC Sports, with one …

NFL

MVP Favorite Freddie Freeman Back on Top After Staying Loyal to Tanking Braves

Before the question can even be asked, Freddie Freeman has flipped it around.<p>You want to ask how he stayed loyal to the Atlanta Braves, through the trades of so many talented friends and the pain of three consecutive 90-plus-loss seasons. He wants to talk about how the Braves stayed loyal to …

Baseball

John Cynn wins World Series of Poker main event after 10-hour battle to claim $8.8m

John Cynn won the World Series of Poker marquee no-limit Texas Hold ‘em main event Sunday in Las Vegas, surrounded by a cheering crowd that included his father. He eliminated Tony Miles on the 442nd hand of the final table, after playing 199 hands against each other with bricks of $100 bills and a …

World Series

Richard Sherman’s Cornerback Academy, More NFL Offseason News | SI.com

Try to put yourself in Ahkello Witherspoon’s shoes. You’re 23, a third-round pick out of Colorado in 2017, and you had no idea what to expect in the …

NFL

(Half)-Blood (Prince) Sport: The Busted Bodies and Broken Bones of Muggle Quidditch

When Blayde Loving heard the crack, he assumed it was just his broomstick.<p>It was the summer after his freshman year at Arizona State University. That …

Books

Long Known As a Bad Tactician, Mike Matheny Was Fired for Being a Bad Boss

The Cardinals won the World Series in 2011, and their Hall of Fame manager, Tony La Russa, felt it was time to call it a career. La Russa was one of …

Baseball

The 2018 Home Run Derby Gambling Guide

Nationals Park will host the 34th edition of the MLB Home Run Derby on Monday. This year’s event will debut a host of fresh faces and offer an …

Baseball

Boxer Mayweather, George Clooney lead world's highest paid entertainers

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - American boxer Floyd Mayweather was named the world's highest-paid entertainer on Monday on a list that saw actor George Clooney take the No. 2 spot with the highest annual pay of his career.<p>Reality star Kylie Jenner, 20, came in third on the annual Forbes Celebrity 100 …

George Clooney

Elon Musk Signed A 350-Year-Old Book With DeepMind's Demis Hassabis

Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis and Tesla CEO Elon Musk were invited to sign a 350-year-old book in London last Friday.<p>Hassabis and Musk (one of DeepMind’s earliest investors) pencilled their names in the Royal Society’s prestigious Charter Book.<p>The Royal Society, which aims to promote …

Artificial Intelligence

Cardi B crowns break-out year with leading 10 MTV VMA nominations

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Rapper Cardi B earned a leading 10 nominations on Monday for the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), reflecting a break-out year that has seen her become one of the industry's most successful and sought-after performers.<p>The New York singer, 25, earned nominations in all the top …

Pop Music

Sarah Paulson Features in Prada’s Short Movie

Dubbed “Neon Dream,” the short movie is directed by Willy Vanderperre and set in Las Vegas.<p><b>NEON DREAM:</b> Hollywood actress Sarah Paulson features in a …

Red Carpet

25 of Jennifer Lopez's Best Looks of All time

So many ab cutouts, so little time.<p>Narrowing Jennifer Lopez's best looks down to just 25 is basically an impossible task. Like, <i>Mission Impossible 5</i> …

Fashion

These Photos of Lily James and Matt Smith Will Make Your Heart Sing

He recently played a prince on <b>The Crown</b> and she famously brought one of the most famous princesses to life in Disney's live-action <b>Cinderella</b>, so it shouldn't really be a surprise that Matt Smith and Lily James, seem to be enjoying a real-life fairy-tale romance. The two first met on the set of <b>Pride</b> …

Lily James

Parents Home

“You’re going to be the most amazing Mom!!” Verlander commented. “I can’t wait to start this new journey with you! You’re the most thoughtful, loving, caring, and strong woman I’ve ever met! I’m so proud that our little one is going to be raised in this world by a woman like you! I love you so …

Olivia Culpo

At Sandra Bland's funeral, a mother's call to action

Sandra Bland's mother was the last to speak at her daughter's funeral.<p>Geneva Reed-Veal’s voice didn't break as she addressed the hundreds before her; she didn't shed any tears. She spoke clearly and decisively, determined to raise a call to action with each word.<p>“I'm the mama, and I'm telling you …

Eric Garner