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FCC overturns net neutrality rules, but supporters pledge to continue fight

The Federal Communication Commission overturned a two-year-old set of rules passed during the Obama administration to protect consumers against bad behavior from their Internet service providers, overriding protests from consumer groups and Internet companies.<p>The FCC's action is seen as a victory …

Net Neutrality

Porn star August Ames commits suicide after bullying for refusing to have sex with man who did gay porn

A porn star relentlessly bullied on Twitter after saying she did not want to have sex with someone who had shot gay porn committed suicide by hanging.<p>August Ames, a 23-year-old rising star in the adult film industry, died Tuesday in California. The Ventura County Medical Examiner confirmed to The …

Turned in by mom, teen says he's molested 50 kids, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was 3 in the morning, and a California woman was attempting to flag down a police officer; she wanted to report that her son just told her he had molested two boys.<p>The confession would go much deeper once Riverside police detained 18-year-old Joseph Boston on Saturday, authorities …

Crime

South Korea's Sex Ed Guidelines Suggest Victims Are To Blame For Date Rape

As the #MeToo movement spread across the Internet, with women coming forward sharing tales of sexual assault and harassment, South Korean women were quick to identify.<p>Overall, violent crime numbers are considered low in South Korea, but in recent years, government statistics have shown a steady …

Police investigating 3 crime scenes in Las Vegas massacre

Las Vegas

Full text: Donald Trump's speech on Las Vegas shooting

<i>President Donald Trump's full speech on the mass shooting in Las Vegas on Oct. 2, 2017, per the White House.</i><p>THE PRESIDENT: My fellow Americans, we are joined together today in sadness, shock, and grief. Last night, a gunman opened fire on a large crowd at a country music concert in Las Vegas, …

Marriage is more linked to college education than ever before

Around half of Americans these days are getting married—a much lower rate than the peak of 72% in 1960, to be sure, but a good enough percentage that has held pretty steady over the last decade or so. Yet the kinds of people tying the knot have changed.<p>Twenty-five years ago, among adults aged 25 …

Not Uber, Not TaskRabbit: Inside The Real Gig Economy | NBC News

Gig Economy

Facebook has more people than any major religion except Christianity

The number of Facebook monthly users has surpassed the followers of Islam, and is closing in on the most numerous religion, Christianity. The Pew Research Center reports that Christianity counts 2.3 billion people among its adherents, followed by Islam with about 1.8 billion. By comparison, …

Court rules high school coach cannot conduct on-field prayer

Prayer

The 20 Best Action Movies On Netflix

Shall we begin? Here are the top 20 action flicks on Netflix, ranked by their Rotten Tomatoes Critic Scores.<p>Photos: Everett Collection ; …

Entertainment

Van Driver in Barcelona Attack Is Killed by Police

SUBIRATS, Spain — The woman who spotted him on Monday afternoon said the young man was wearing unusually bulky clothes for a hot summer day. On a second look, she told the police when she phoned in the tip, she had “no doubt” he was the fugitive suspected of driving the van in last week’s terrorist …

Extremism

Suicides under age 13: One every 5 days

<b>(CNN) —</b> One day after school in January, 8-year-old Gabriel Taye returned to his Cincinnati home and hanged himself with a necktie, his family's attorney says.<p>His mother, Cornelia Reynolds, found his body that afternoon in his bedroom. His family sued his school district last week, alleging that …

Mental Health

Are smartphones making a generation unhappy?

YouTube

Yet Another Teenager Kills Himself To Win Social Media’s Disturbing “Blue Whale Challenge”

The "suicide game" involves completing 49 twisted tasks before taking your own life to "win."<p>A 14-year-old in Mumbai, India flung himself from the …