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She’s a Law-Abiding Single Mom With a Concealed Carry Permit — The Reason She Faces Over 11 Years in Jail Is Almost Unbelievable

A hard-working single mom from Philadelphia reportedly now faces more than 11 years in prison on multiple gun charges — but the details behind the charges have stunned people across the nation.<p>Shaneen Allen, a single mother to two young boys, is a legal concealed carry permit holder. She reportedly …

Get Lost in Maine

Few things are more iconic than a late summer trip to Maine. Miles of dramatic coast, postcard-perfect lighthouses, and corner lobster stands are just some of the reasons why millions of people throng there each year. Small wonder the state has earned the much-deserved moniker …

Africa Marks The Day Of The African Child

Obama Administration Is ‘Not to Ever Second-Guess Me Again’: Israeli Prime Minister Lashes Out

After a U.S.- and U.N.-brokered cease-fire fell apart hours after it began — because, Israeli officials said, Hamas “flagrantly violated” the truce — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu lashed out at President Barack Obama’s White House, instructing the administration, “not to ever …

A Common Virus Is Eating Your Gut Bacteria

The only time you’re completely human is before you’re born. For the rest of your life, microbes from the environment colonize ecosystems around your body, outnumbering your 37 trillion human cells by about 10 to one.<p>Over the past decade, scientists have been exploring how the microbes living on …

Unforgettable Places to Sleep in National Parks

(Photo: G. Mazerolle/Parks Canada)<p>A cabin floating on a lake. A boutique hotel. A yurt. Around North America, national parks offer incredible scenery, dazzling wildlife, and some truly funky, cool, and surprising places to stay. So leave the tent at home and instead spend your days exploring and …

National Parks

51 natural wonders so amazing it’s hard to believe they exist

The world’s an incredible place, but sometimes I’ll find myself somewhere and actually have to take a second and ask, “Really? This is exists?”<p>This …

Soldiers lynch man at army ceremony in Central African Republic

BANGUI (Reuters) - A group of soldiers in Central African Republic’s capital lynched a man on Wednesday whom they suspected of having been a rebel, minutes after hearing the new president promise to restore security at a ceremony to reinstate the divided country’s armed forces.<p>A man pushes a …

What Do Cats Think About Us? You May Be Surprised

Unlike dogs, our feline friends treat us like other cats, author says.<p>Since cats first got their adorable claws into us about 9,500 years ago, humans have had a love affair with felines.<p>Today more than 80 million cats reside in U.S. homes, with an estimated three cats for every dog on the planet. …

Indian Court Gang-Rapes Woman

Rich Man Calls Rising Income Inequality 'Fantastic'

One Canadian entrepreneur couldn't have been more excited to learn that the 85 richest people on Earth are now worth as much half the world's population.<p>"It’s fantastic," said Canadian millionaire Kevin O’Leary on his own Canadian news show the “The Lang & O’Leary Exchange.”<p>“This is a great thing …

Ted Cruz Wants to Make Sure You Didn’t Miss Brit Hume’s Epic Anti-Abortion Rant Tonight

Fox News political analyst Brit Hume made a passionate moral argument against abortion on “Special Report” on Wednesday that just may go viral after Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) uploaded it on his YouTube channel.<p>(Fox News)<p>Referencing the 41st anniversary of Roe v. Wade, Hume said the Supreme Court …

The Ghanaian woman who made millions fighting skin-bleaching

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Africa

'Tips for Jesus' mystery man strikes again — for $5,000

The $111.05 New York restaurant receipt includes a $1,000 tip and the words "god bless!" scrawled across it.<p>The handle @tipsforjesus is stamped next to an illegible signature.<p>In recent weeks, similar tabs have popped up in restaurants from coast to coast and even in Mexico, with tips of as much as …

South Sudan's Government Was Nearly Overthrown Last Night

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>South Sudanese President Salva Kiir said today that an overnight coup has been averted, blaming …

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Nelson Mandela’s Life and Times in Photographs

The civil rights leader who rose from rural, apartheid-era South Africa to become country's first black President, died Thursday.

Qunu mourns Mandela ahead of family burial

In front of the modest brick house of his childhood, people in the small village of Nelson Mandela’s formative years have been paying tribute.<p>In eight days’ time this tiny backwater will be at the centre of the worlds’s attention when Madiba comes home to be laid to rest.<p>The burial will take place …

7 Nelson Mandela Quotes You Probably Won't See In The U.S. Media

The former South African president, who died Thursday, was a revolutionary and a deep skeptic of American power.<p><b>"If there is a country that has committed unspeakable atrocities in the world, it is the United States of America. They don't care for human beings."</b><p><b>"Israel should withdraw from all the</b> …

‘Alien-Like’ Creature Spotted Floating in U.K. Harbor Is Baffling Scientists (Update: Mystery Solved)

A flashing marine creature was described as “alien-like” by locals in the U.K. who spotted it in Bristol Harbor — and it was even baffling scientists. But there’s a reason why it was confusing experts.<p>It was all revealed Friday to be a PR stunt to promote a new television show.<p>Andrew Spooner took …

Remembering Mandela on Flipboard

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The war on democracy

A stunning new report compiles extensive evidence showing how some of the world's largest corporations have partnered with private intelligence firms and government intelligence agencies to spy on activist and nonprofit groups. Environmental activism is a prominent though not exclusive focus of …

Kobe Bryant's Evolution Will Be on Full Display in Return from Achilles Injury

When you become as old as Kobe Bryant, there are a lot of memory lanes.<p>And if you find yourself strolling down literally the same street as you did before, you might regret a little and reminisce a lot. Or you could do something different right there based on all you’ve learned and create an …

At San Jose State, students grapple with hate crime allegations

Aaron Miller was surprised and saddened by reports that a black freshman had faced weeks of racial harassment by some of his white roommates in a San Jose State University dorm.<p>The alleged abuse was poles apart from Miller's own experience as a black student on the diverse campus.<p>"It was awful to …

Black Students

French court ousts undocumented Africans

A court in the town of Calais has ordered dozens of undocumented women from the Horn of Africa to leave a squat in northern France.<p>The women, who were trying to find their way to Britain, could now end up living on the streets.<p>The move comes after a clampdown by the town's mayor, who is encouraging …

Google Wants To Make Your Passwords Obsolete

<i>Update to add comment from Google on U2F technology.</i><p>If there’s one thing that decades of computer use have taught security experts, it’s that most of us are really bad at creating good passwords. After the recent data breach involving Adobe’s customer accounts, security researcher Jeremi Gosney …

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