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2 Great (and free) Ways to Learn About Design Thinking

The free K12 Online Conference (@k12online) is continuing this year with short “mini-conferences.” Last week John Spencer’s (@spencerideas) keynote …

Stephen Colbert Shreds Donald Trump's 'Avoidable Care Act'

Finally, a don't ask, don't tell proposal for your doctors.<p>As long as Donald Trump and Republicans appear to be without the replacement part of their plan to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, “Late Show” host Stephen Colbert figures they should go one step further. That’s right, don’t bother with …

New Year’s Eve Around the World: Pictures

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Former Atheist Mark Zuckerberg Gets Religion

"I went through a period when I questioned things," he posts on Facebook.<p>Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg has eschewed his atheist beliefs and now asserts that “religion is very important.”<p>Zuckerberg, whose Facebook profile once identified him as an atheist, revealed his change of heart …

I'm a Muslim immigrant and I'm choosing to stay in Trump's America

I was a student in New York City on September 11, 2001, in my first week of graduate school at Columbia University. I was giving a presentation when a classmate burst into the room and said "someone flew a plane into the World Trade Center."<p>It wasn't until class was over that we understood what was …

Dream Kardashian's First Tweet Is a Pic of Blac Chyna Breastfeeding Her

You know the drill: Have a baby, take some first snaps, get her social-media accounts set up. Well, if you have a Kardashian baby, that is: Dream Kardashian, the newest member of the next generation of the family's social-media stars and daughter of Blac Chyna and Rob Kardashian, has already posted …

The Intimate World of Muslim Beauty

• CoverGirl recently named its first Muslim spokesperson, beauty blogger Nura Afia. <i>Playboy</i>'s September issue was the first to feature a Muslim woman, Noor Tagouri, in a hijab. But even as our culture is evolving to become more inclusive and welcoming (and yes, we believe it is), you only need to open …

25 Gifts That Will Thrill Any "SNL" Fan

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‘SNL’ Scorecard: Dave Chappelle Hosted A Show A Lot Of People Needed Right Now

Earlier this week, I told my editors I was going to stop writing this piece. I started writing <i>SNL</i> Scorecard in 2010 as a labor of love. I gave up significant time on my weekends to do this because I legitimately loved writing about this show. I don’t really feel that way about <i>SNL</i> right now. I do …

Comedy

Kate McKinnon Singing "Hallelujah" as Hillary Clinton on SNL Will Hit You Right in the Feels

<i>Saturday Night Live</i>'s weekly election-themed sketches helped ease the tension during a contentious race—and we've all been wondering what the show would come out with following Republican Donald Trump's presidential win over his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton. For many, the victory came as a …

Here's Dave Chappelle singing 'Creep' at the SNL after-party

After gifting the country with a hosting gig on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, Dave Chappelle gifted lucky after-party attendees to a top-notch karaoke …

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Plans to Live Forever, According to SNL's Kate McKinnon

During this election season, Kate McKinnon has been making waves as Hillary Clinton on <i>Saturday Night Live</i> this election season—but on Saturday night, she reminded us that Clinton isn't the only strong female political figure she can impersonate. McKinnon made an appearance on "Weekend Update" as …

6 Scientific Reasons Facebook Turns Everybody Into A Jerk

The internet had such promise. The World Wide Web was going to help us share information, learn about people from different places, and have access …

President-elect Trump's Sunday morning tweetstorm at the New York Times

President-elect Donald Trump is continuing his battle with one of the country's biggest news outlets, the New York Times.<p>On Sunday morning, Trump tweeted: "Wow, the @nytimes is losing thousands of subscribers because of their very poor and highly inaccurate coverage of the 'Trump phenomena.'"<p>Trump …

The Trippy Life of the LSD Manufacturer Who ‘Helped Create the 60s’

Augustus Owsley Stanley III was the LSD chemist and audio maestro who not only created the Grateful Dead's "Wall of Sound" and inspired the band's dancing bear iconography, but also created the drugs that sparked the "spirit of that era."<p>Though not a household name, Augustus Owsley Stanley III, …

American Paul Beatty's race satire wins Man Booker Prize

LONDON (Reuters) - Paul Beatty was on Tuesday named as the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker fiction prize, for "The Sellout", a biting satire on race relations in the United States.<p>The narrator of "The Sellout", an African-American called "Bonbon" tries to put his Californian town …

Obama: Would be 'personal insult' to legacy if black voters don't back Clinton

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama delivered an impassioned plea to the African-American community Saturday night to help stop Donald Trump, saying he would consider it a "personal insult" to his legacy if black voters didn't turn out for Hillary Clinton.<p>Addressing the Congressional Black …

Government

The Latest: Clinton and Trump weigh in on NYC explosion

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):<p>11:55 p.m.<p>Hillary Clinton says she has been briefed about explosions …

Briton held over Trump gun incident 'so sorry for everything', mother says

The mother of a British man accused of trying to grab a policeman's gun in a bid to kill Donald Trump said she does not "for one minute" believe he meant any harm.<p>Lynne Sandford was able to visit her son, Michael Sandford for the first time on Thursday - more than two months after he was arrested …

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The island where thousands go to get married

<b>Every year, 3,000 couples fly from the Middle East to Cyprus to get married. It's the easiest place to go if they want a civil ceremony rather than a religious one.</b><p>A cheesy love song blares out from tinny speakers as a young couple nervously walk hand-in-hand past rows of empty seats in the Larnaca …

At Pentagon, Muslim Service Members Answer the Call To Prayer

The makeshift mosque is imbued with reminders of the evils done in the name of a radical, hijacked form of Islam, and of the Muslims who reject …

Woman charged over foiled Paris terror plot

French prosecutors have charged one of four women arrested over a foiled terror attack near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris.<p>The 29-year-old is accused of attempted murder and trying to carry out a terrorist act.<p>The three other women are still being questioned after a car containing gas cylinders was …

Matt LeBlanc Cannot Escape His Classic ‘Friends’ Catchphrase On Any Corner Of This Earth

There are some roles that certain actors land that haunt them for a lifetime. While it is every <i>Star Trek</i> fan’s dream to land a role on a <i>Trek</i> television series, most actors don’t exactly have a stellar track record of having much of a post-<i>Trek</i> career. So imagine how it is for the cast of a show as …

TV

Greta Friedman, woman in iconic Times Square kiss photograph, dies at 92

The woman who was kissed by an ecstatic sailor in Times Square celebrating the end of World War II has died at the age of 92.<p>Greta Zimmer Friedman's …

Ryan Adams announces new album distilling ELO, AC/DC, and Bruce Hornsby

After his solo debut, <i>Heartbreaker</i>, Ryan Adams released the Top 40 adult alternative-ready album <i>Gold</i>. At the time, Adams was primed to be the new Paul …

How Majority Muslim Countries Are Handling HIV Infections

In most parts of the world, HIV infections and deaths from AIDS have been falling, but in Muslim-majority regions, new HIV infections have been on the rise since 2001.<p>Despite strict rules against promiscuity, homosexuality, drug use, and sex work, the Islamic world is nevertheless—and perhaps as a …

Public Health

Alton Sterling’s Aunt Makes Emotional Plea to End ‘Bloodshed’

The aunt of Alton Sterling, whose shooting death by police in Baton Rouge sparked national outrage, broke down in tears as she begged for peace after …

Law Enforcement

Top Republicans criticize Ruth Bader Ginsburg but don't back Trump's call for her to resign

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump called on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg to resign early Wednesday morning, joining an outpouring of criticism that is giving a divided Republican Party a fresh common target.<p>"Justice Ginsburg of the U.S. Supreme Court has embarrassed all by making very …

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Dallas Survivors Recount Harrowing Scene: 'Any Mother Would Have Did What I'd Done'

Shetamia Taylor was paralyzed by sound of gunfire before she could process the deadly scene that was unfolding in Dallas.<p>Pop. Pause. Pop. Pop.<p>Taylor brought four of her sons to the rally in downtown Dallas on Thursday to participate in a peaceful march in the wake of two black men who were shot …