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FBI investigating hanging death of African-American man in Mississippi

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The hanging death of an African-American man who had been missing since early this month and was found Thursday by local authorities in Mississippi has drawn the scrutiny of the FBI and the Department of Justice Civil Rights Division.<p>The sheriff's office in Claiborne County, …

Civil Rights

5 teens charged with planning schoolmate's murder, police say

<b>(CNN) —</b> The teenagers would get together before school and at lunch to talk about a group project: the murder of a classmate, said police in Tucson, Arizona.<p>But the plot fell apart when another teenager informed on them, police said.<p>The five students at Flowing Wells High were charged with …

Carrie Underwood

Deputy U.S. marshal, suspect die after shootout in Louisiana

<b>(CNN) —</b> The man suspected of killing a deputy U.S. marshal at a motel in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has died, Brittany Stewart in the East Baton Rouge Coroner's Office said Wednesday.<p>The cause of death is pending autopsy, she said.<p>Jamie Croom, 31, was wounded in a shootout with Deputy U.S. Marshal …

US to send Ukraine small drones and armoured Humvees

US vice-president Joe Biden told Ukraine’s president on Wednesday the US will send more aid to the country, which US officials said will include small drones and armored Humvees.<p>The White House said in a statement that Biden delivered the news in a call to Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, …

Report: Drunk Secret Service agents crash

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Department of Homeland Security is investigating another incident of misconduct by senior Secret Service agents, White House officials said Wednesday night.<p>Two senior Secret Service agents, including a top member of President Barack Obama's protective detail, crashed a car …

Secret Service

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> Evacuations are underway as the Villarrica volcano in southern Chile erupts.<p><b>2.</b> Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will addresses US Congress today, seeking to rally opposition over a potential US-Iran nuclear deal.<p><b>3.</b> Russia and Ukraine reached an agreement to ensure deliveries of natural …

Obama warns cop body cameras are no 'panacea'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama on Monday cautioned against expecting easy answers to help ease tensions between communities and law enforcement after a task force unveiled its recommendations.<p>The 21st Century Policing Task Force unveiled a report recommending greater use of officer-worn …

Eric Garner

The Week in Review: Measles Spreads, Vaccination Debate Continues

More than 100 people across 14 U.S. states have contracted measles this year as part of an outbreak that began after a December flare-up at Disneyland. Yearly cases have only topped 100 five times since 2001, a benchmark already passed in the first two months of 2015.<p>“There will be more cases…We …

Don’t Stop Daydreaming: Why a Wandering Mind Is Good for You

I am one of those people who will be unlikely to finish writing this paragraph without checking my Twitter account, staring out the window blankly, …

Mindfulness

There's no evidence e-cigarettes are as harmful as smoking

A recent article claimed there’s no evidence that vaping is less harmful than smoking. Tobacco expert Linda Bauld argues otherwise<p>In his recent ‘Comment is free’ piece Nash Riggins claims that vaping is just as dangerous as smoking, and expresses robust support for NHS Boards in Scotland who intend …

Brazen, brutal: 5 terror groups making headlines this month

<b>(CNN) —</b> The terror groups are getting more ruthless, their attacks more brazen.<p>Every few weeks, right when one extremist group is dominating the news with threats of attacks, along resurfaces another with a different, more harrowing claim.<p>Over the weekend, Al- Shabaab released a video urging its …

Al-Qaeda

What will happen to the Lizard Squad hackers?

Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA<p>Ex-Lulzsec member Jake Davis was sentenced to three years in jail.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/2/20/1424426628813/14b2d5ef-2126-4a8a-872f-31735f712b7f-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Metropolitan Police/PA<p>Ex-Lulzsec member Jake Davis …

Robots are leaving the factory floor and heading for your desk – and your job

It could be said that the job of bridge toll collector was invented in San Francisco. In 1968, the Golden Gate Bridge became the world’s first major bridge to start employing people to take tolls.<p>But in 2013 the bridge where it all began went electronic. Of its small band of collectors, 17 people …

Beyond Pistorius: rise of 'cyberathletes' could change sport as we know it

<b>(CNN) —</b> Andy Lewis' dream died when he was 16. Just out of school, the Englishman had been accepted for an elite traineeship with the army when he was hit by a truck, which resulted in most of his left leg being amputated.<p>The available prosthetics were basic and uncomfortable, severely restricting …

North Korea flaunts its 'cutting-edge' missiles

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korea tested what it described as a new type of "cutting-edge" anti-ship missile with its leader Kim Jong Un pictured beaming at the launch, as shown in state media on Saturday.<p>But some analysts are saying North Korea's touted missiles appear to be Russian designs.<p>The announcement of …

'It is crystal clear' Russian military is on the ground, Ukraine PM says

<b>Kiev, Ukraine (CNN) —</b> Russian leaders must be blind if they keep denying that forces from their country have crossed the border, Ukraine's prime minister said Thursday.<p>"If they need, I can give them my glasses," Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk said, removing black frames from his face and holding …

2 wounded in school shooting in Maryland

<b>(CNN) —</b> Two students were wounded in a shooting at a high school in Frederick, Maryland, on Wednesday. The shooters are still at large, said police spokesman Capt. Richard Hetherington.<p>The shots were fired outside the gymnasium building, while a basketball game was being played inside, Frederick …

High School Basketball

The Polygraph Has Been Lying for 80 Years

Eighty years ago this week, inventor Leonarde Keeler proudly proclaimed his expert testimony before a Wisconsin jury to be “a signal victory for …

Lie Detection

Toyota Oculus Rift app uses virtual reality to explain distracted driving

TeenDrive365 simulator challenges people to drive safely amid traffic noises, text messages and virtual friends in the car<p>Wearing an Oculus Rift virtual reality headset while driving? That’s unlikely to end well. But Toyota’s new app for the device aims to raise awareness of the dangers of …

Terror suspect arrested outside Ohio gun store

CINCINNATI — Tom Willingham didn't know what to think when the FBI approached him about helping them arrest someone they suspected of wanting to commit a terrorist act on U.S. soil.<p>"Nobody knew enough to be scared," said Willingham, president and CEO of Point Blank Range & Gun Shop. "We knew (law …

Lone wolf planned attack on U.S. Capitol, FBI says - CNN.com

<b>(CNN) —</b> The father of an Ohio man arrested Wednesday for allegedly plotting to attack the U.S. Capitol says his son could never have carried out the plan.<p>"He's a big mama's boy, you know. His best friend is his kitty cat," John Cornell told CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360."<p>"There's no way he could have …

Police: at least 15 injured in Miami nightclub shooting including 11-year-old | Fox News

Fifteen people have been wounded in a shooting that sent terrified patrons scrambling from a Miami nightclub early Sunday, police said, adding the youngest victim is 11 years old.<p>When Miami police and rescue crews arrived at a club called The Spot around 1 a.m., they said they found chaos among the …

Manhunt for Eric Matthew Frein, Suspect in Pennsylvania Ambush

U.S. news<p>A manhunt is under way for an anti-cop "survivalist" with mass-murder fantasies who is wanted in last week's deadly ambush of Pennsylvania state police barracks, authorities said. Police said the sharpshooter is armed with two rifles, and his father told investigators he "doesn't …

Survivalism