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Left-Handed? Prepare to Earn Less

When our son was born two years ago, my right-handed wife prayed he would be a lefty, because she believed lefties were disproportionately talented. …

Cleveland officer who killed boy, 12, previously deemed unfit for duty

The rookie Cleveland police officer who fatally shot 12-year-old Tamir Rice last month had been deemed unfit for duty at a previous police department and was in the process of being fired when he resigned from his post, according to records released Wednesday.<p>Cleveland police have said Officer …

How NFL Players Stay Warm During the Coldest Games

You can have all the high-tech warming gear you want—and we’ll get to that, don’t fret—but sometimes nothing keeps a NFL player warm quite like some …

Big 12 would present co-champions

The Big 12 would officially leave the TCU-Baylor debate in the hands of the College Football Playoff selection committee, commissioner Bob Bowlsby …

Is Your Body Made For Running?

Even though running is the simplest and most convenient fitness activity, it's not for everyone, and some of us should probably avoid it altogether.<p>I've tried to run. In high school I ran to get ready for football. In college I ran middling distances because … well, I'm not sure why. It seemed like …

Five St. Louis Rams players took a stand for something bigger than Ferguson

“I just think there has to be a change,” St. Louis Rams tight end Jared Cook said after his team’s 52-0 win over the Oakland Raiders Sunday. “There has to be a change that starts with the people that are most influential around the world.”<p>It would have been a lot easier for the 27-year-old NFL …

The Walking Dead: Creator Robert Kirkman Finally Reveals Daryl's Sexuality

He’s a favorite character, and the matter of Daryl Dixon’s sexuality has long been debated within the <i>Walking Dead</i> fan community.<p>While there are many …

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6 Types of Photos Every Photographer Should Know How to Make

While the popularity of some creative photography techniques rises and falls, there are some photo tricks that continue to stand the test of time. …

Obama: Wants to avoid 'militarized' police culture

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Monday he wants to ensure the U.S. isn't building a "militarized culture" within police departments, …

Will we wipe ourselves out?

The best long reads from around the web, including the greatest threats to humanity and the best science books of 2014.<p><b>Books</b> <br>Best science books of 2014<br>Maria Popova | Brainpickings | 24 November 2014<br>Leading the list are Alan Lightman’s Accidental Universe, an essay collection; Diane Ackerman’s Human …

Ferguson fallout: Protesters interrupt Holder's speech

Ferguson protesters interrupt Holder<p><b>STORY HIGHLIGHTS</b><p><b>NEW:</b> St. Louis County police say a Rams official apologized; the Rams deny<br>• St. Louis Rams coach says players were exercising free speech rights<br>• Attorney General Eric Holder says he'll announce new guidance on racial profiling<br>• He praises protesters …

Growing use of police body cameras raises privacy concerns

Scores of law enforcement agencies already use body-worn cameras, and calls for more have only grown across the U.S. after recent cases involving use of force have pitted the word of police officers against angry residents.<p>The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department and the Los Angeles Police …

Are College Educated Police Safer?

The sad truth is that we don’t push our best and brightest to become cops. Let’s change that, and then we’ll really see better policing.<p>When a photo …