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How to Customize Waze, Record Your Own Voice for Navigation

Here's how to banish Google Maps and Apple Maps in favor of Waze, and use the built-in Waze voice recorder to get driving directions from your own …

Maps

Larry Kudlow discharged from hospital after heart attack

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow has been released from the hospital following a heart attack, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday.<p>"Doctors say Larry's recovery is going very well," she said in a statement. "The President and the …

The One Carb You Should Avoid Because It Slows Down Your Metabolism In The Morning

It’s ok to eat carbs for breakfast. In fact they’re a great source of fiber and protein. Carbs give you energy and keeps your metabolism on the fat …

Idaho woman challenges establishment and history in hope of becoming nation's first Native American governor

<b>(CNN) —</b> "No chance in hell."<p>"Wait your turn."<p>"Why bother?"<p>Paulette Jordan has heard it all, especially in the waning hours before Tuesday's Idaho primary, where she is hoping to advance her long-shot candidacy for governor of Idaho. But as she can often do, given her height of nearly six feet, the …

“They Are Looking for Even More Crimes”: Mueller Ramps Up His Maximum-Pressure Campaign

“Manafort is digging in his heels . . . and Mueller wants to give himself as much leverage as possible to ensure that he wins.”<p>The more details of <i>United States of America v. Paul Manafort Jr.</i> that spill into public view, the more it seems that <b>Robert Mueller’s</b> interest in the former Trump campaign …

The Fight Over Teacher Salaries: A Look At The Numbers

The teachers strike in West Virginia may have ended last week when Gov. Jim Justice signed a law giving educators a 5 percent pay increase, but the fight in other states is just warming up.<p>"You can make anywhere from $5,000 to $20,000 more by driving 15 minutes across the state line," said Dale …

Salaries & Wages

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

Dig deeper into iOS.<p>Part of the appeal of the iPhone is its simplicity—you can grab it right out of the box and starting setting it up without reading any instructions. However, behind that simple, intuitive interface, you'll find dozens of lesser-known settings and options. Here are 24 you can use …

How often you actually need to shower, according to science

When was the last time you showered?<p>If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours ago.<p>There's no official protocol for how often to shower, but folks around the world — in countries like India, the US, Spain, and Mexico — all bathe about once a day (either with soap or …

Skin Care

Rex Tillerson Must Go

“If he does remain, it will be yet another sign of the collapse of self respect among those who are now willing to serve in senior positions in government.”<p>There is nothing more to be said about the depth of Donald Trump’s ignorance or his more consequential lack of character—his selfishness, his …

Rex Tillerson

Naked Mona Lisa By Da Vinci, Discovered In France, Is Rocking The Art World

It’s entitled ‘Joconde Nue’ and ’Monna Vanna,’ and French scientists studying the charcoal drawing of a topless woman with a face similar to that of the Mona Lisa, the best known portrait in the world exposed at the Louvre Museum in Paris, believe it was at least partially painted by Leonardo Da …

Art

Elon Musk Warns Governors: Artificial Intelligence Poses 'Existential Risk'

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, speaking to U.S. governors this weekend, told the political leaders that artificial intelligence poses an "existential threat" to human civilization.<p>At the bipartisan National Governors Association in Rhode Island, Musk also spoke about energy sources, his own electric car …

China sends troops to Djibouti, establishes first overseas military base

<b>(CNN) —</b> China has dispatched troops to Djibouti in advance of formally establishing the country's first overseas military base.<p>Two Chinese Navy warships left the port of Zhanjiang on Tuesday, taking an undisclosed number of military personnel on the journey across the Indian Ocean.<p>An editorial …

Military

Honda adds CarPlay to its 2018 Fit Sport

It’s getting easier to find new cars that offer Apple’s CarPlay feature, but it’s still not standard on every new model yet. Honda is expanding which models it offers CarPlay on, however, by bringing CarPlay to its new 2018 Fit for the first time.<p>For 2018, the Fit is offered in LX, EX, and EX-L …

Honda

GOP senators offer downbeat predictions on Obamacare repeal

Senate Republicans remain publicly pessimistic about their prospects of repealing and replacing Obamacare this year with several raising concerns this week about the party’s central campaign promise even as one of their leaders vowed to pass such a bill this summer.<p>Sen. Richard Burr (R-N.C.) made …

Health Care

Trump faces a tough task in unwinding Obama's Cuba policy

President Obama's 2014 easing of U.S. policy toward Cuba helped funnel American travel dollars into military-linked tourism conglomerates even as state security agents waged a fierce crackdown on dissent.<p>The rapprochement also poured hundreds of millions of dollars in U.S. spending into privately …

Recent immigrants to the U.S. are better educated: report

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Nearly half the recent immigrants to the United States have college degrees, reflecting a steady increase in educational attainment fueled largely by growing numbers of people from Asia, a study released on Thursday showed.<p>FILE PHOTO: Graduating students arrive for Commencement …

Einstein called it: Gravitational waves found again, 3 billion light years away

More cool news from outer space: For just the third time ever, scientists have detected gravitational waves, the strange ripples in space-time first foreseen by Albert Einstein a century ago.<p>The phenomenon occurs when two black holes collide and then merge with each other, releasing energy in the …

Black Holes

California Landslide Buries Big Sur Highway Under Rocks and Dirt

A landslide in California’s Big Sur buried a portion of the state’s coastal Highway 1 under 40 feet of rocks and dirt.<p>The landslide covers a quarter …

Baseball’s Too Slow. Here’s How You Fix It.

<i>Major League Baseball officials are finally addressing something that many fans have complained about for years: the length of games. The average game last season took three hours. Playoff games are even more trying, now often stretching beyond three and a half hours. So what should be done? We</i> …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Top 3 performers from WBC's Pool A

The first pool of play in the World Baseball Classic is complete, and it ended in exciting fashion Thursday when Korea defeated Chinese Taipei 11-8 …

Baltimore Orioles

World Baseball Classic 2017 scores: Israel beats Netherlands 4-2 to win Pool A

Tournament qualifier advances to second round with three straight wins<p>Israel continued its undefeated run on Wednesday night, beating Netherlands 4-2 at Gocheok Sky Dome in Seoul, South Korea to win Pool A of the World Baseball Classic, finishing the first-round undefeated at 3-0.<p>Both Israel and …

Google Maps lets you save and share favorite places with launch of Lists

Google Maps is today rolling out a new feature to all users on iOS and Android devices that will allow you to make lists of places that you can star, save and share with friends. There are three different lists types built in at launch – “Favorites,” “Starred Places,” and “Want to Go” – the latter …

Elizabeth Warren probes Goldman Sachs' ties to Trump White House

The market value of Goldman Sachs soared by $4 billion last Friday as President Trump signed an order to begin the process of dismantling Dodd-Frank, with former Goldman president Gary Cohn standing behind him.<p>Cohn just walked away from Goldman Sachs with $285 million to become Trump's top economic …

Goldman Sachs

Monarch butterfly numbers drop by 27 percent in Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) — The number of monarch butterflies wintering in Mexico dropped by 27 percent this year, reversing last year's recovery from …

Biodiversity

Bank of America Has Opened 3 Employee-Free Branches

Bank of America Corp has opened three completely automated branches over the past month, where customers can use ATMs and have video conferences with …

GOP senators blanch at Trump’s latest defense of Putin

By Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>A trio of Republican senators reacted sharply Sunday to President Trump’s latest apparent defense of Russian President Vladimir Putin, rejecting Trump’s suggestion in an interview that America cannot claim moral superiority to Putin’s Russia.<p>Trump’s remarks came in an …

Republicans

Swastika scrawlings unnerve three US cities

<b>(CNN) —</b> Police are investigating a flurry of swastika vandalism over the weekend in three major US cities.<p>Chicago Police released a surveillance video Saturday that shows a man smashing the front window of a synagogue and placing swastikas on the front door.<p>In the video, the suspect pulls up to the …

New York City

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

Donald Trump