Linda Reynolds

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FBI confirms threatening emails sent to Sony employees

Hackers claiming to be the same group behind the Sony Pictures breach are now sending disturbing emails to employees and their families.<p>Threatening emails have been sent to Sony Pictures employees and their families after a massive breach of Sony's computer network, the FBI confirmed late …

Employment

How to Draw a Perfect Circle

Drawing is about muscle control, and muscle control comes from reps. Which is why Professor Gary, our Drawing teacher at ID school had us draw …

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

This Man Amputated His Own Leg: That's How Bad China's Health Care Crisis Is

In the early hours of April 14, 2012, Zheng Yanliang cut off his right leg. Racked by pain from arterial thrombosis, but unable to pay for the …

India's Sanitation Crisis Is Trapping Women In A Cycle Of Violence

Last week, the Thomson Reuters Foundation outlined how Bangladesh, India’s much poorer and flood-prone neighbor, has had more success building bathrooms for its citizens. In just over a decade, Bangladesh managed to decrease the percentage of people defecating in the open from 19% in 2000 to just …

The Week in Review: Value of Sleep

We blame it on laziness, too much socializing or a late bedtime, but there is also some science involved in why teens just can’t wake up in the …

Suit claims police brutality at Ferguson protests

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A federal lawsuit filed Thursday alleges that police in Ferguson and St. Louis County used excessive force and falsely arrested …

ISIS Threat: Britain Raises Terror Alert Level to 'Severe'

Britain raised its terrorism threat level to “severe” Friday - meaning that an attack is "highly likely" - as Prime Minister David Cameron warned that ISIS poses a "greater and deeper threat to our security than we have known before."<p>Cameron said he planned new laws to make it harder for Britons to …

Homeland Security

Putin denies invading Ukraine, warns West 'not to mess with us'

Evoking startling images of siege and empire, Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday struck a defiant pose over the deployment of troops and tanks in eastern Ukraine, declaring that Russia has no plans for "large-scale conflicts" but reminding the world that he presides over a nuclear-armed …

Russia

Syrian refugees top 3 million, half of all Syrians displaced: U.N.

GENEVA (Reuters) - Three million Syrian refugees will have registered in neighboring countries as of Friday, but many remain trapped by the advance of Islamist militants or are having difficulty in reaching open border crossings, the United Nations said.<p>Syrians desperate to leave their war-engulfed …

Federal prosecutions not easy in police shootings

WASHINGTON (AP) — As the Justice Department probes the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, history suggests there's no guarantee …

Beautiful Photo Series Captures the Youthful Days of Summer in Poland

Polish photographer Izabela Urbaniak captures the essence of youth and the freedom of summer in this stunning collection of black and white photographs. Since 2012, Urbaniak has been developing the series, titled <i>Summertime</i>, which documents her two sons, with friends and cousins, as they explore …

Photography

Every Single Day This 99-Year-Old-Woman Sews a Dress for a Child in Need

Lillian Weber, from Iowa, is almost 100 years old, but she doesn’t let her age stand in the way of her life’s mission – helping those in need. She …

Michael Brown's father calls for calm

Michael Brown will be laid to rest Monday, and his father says he just wants one thing: peace.<p>"Please, please take a day of silence so I can, so we can, lay our son to rest. Please. It's all I ask," Michael Brown Sr. said at a rally in St. Louis on Sunday.<p>Brown,18, was fatally shot on August 9 by …

6.0 quake rattles Bay Area, sending about 170 people to hospitals

The little-known West Napa Fault shook for about 20 seconds early Sunday, enough to leave the San Francisco Bay Area with its biggest earthquake in 25 years — wrecking historic wine country buildings, buckling streets, emptying store shelves, rupturing gas and water lines, and sending about 170 …

California

Gov. Nixon sees justice being served in Ferguson shooting

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon says he's confident that justice will be served in the shooting death of 18-year-old Michael Brown, which led to protests and standoffs between the community and police in Ferguson.<p>Still, the Democratic governor allowed for the possibility that the police officer allegedly …

Michael Brown’s father requests break from protests on day of son’s funeral

“We just want a moment of silence that whole day,” he told a St. Louis radio station<p>On Monday morning, thousands of people are expected to gather at St. Louis's Friendly Temple Missionary Baptist Church for the funeral of Michael Brown, the black unarmed teen who was shot to death by Ferguson …

Officer Darren Wilson Began Career At Disgraced Police Department: Report

The Ferguson police officer who shot unarmed teen Michael Brown had worked at a department that was disbanded by authorities over racial tensions, the Washington Post reports.<p>Darren Wilson and the other officers at the Jennings, Missouri, police department lost their jobs three years ago. Wilson …

Video of journalist beheaded in Iraq is authentic, U.S. confirms

A video showing the beheading of an American journalist by the militant group Islamic State is authentic, the<p>Obamaadministration said Wednesday.<p>National Security Council spokeswoman Caitlin Hayden said intelligence officials analyzed the video and confirmed its authenticity. The journalist, James …

National Security Council

Westboro Baptist Church Protesting SF Tech Workers This Afternoon

The Westboro Baptist Church, the group known for its hate-filled picketing outside the funerals of soldiers and those who died of AIDS, has found a new target – the tech industry. The group plans to picket pretty much every major tech company in Silicon Valley from Facebook to Reddit this afternoon.<p>…

Robin Williams Hanged Himself, Police Say

Courtesy Williams Family<p>Seth Poppel—Yearbook Library<p>Courtesy Robin Williams<p>Paramount/AP<p>Steve Ringman—San Francisco Chronicle/Corbis<p>Ron Galella—Wire …

Amazing Dog Travels Four Miles Every Night to Feed Her Animal Friends

Dogs are amazing creatures and Lilica, a Brazilian stray, is a perfect example of that. She lives in a junkyard, hangs out with a motley crew, and …

Lifestyle