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Adnan Syed, whose case was on 'Serial,' granted new trial

Adnan Syed has sat behind bars for years serving a life sentence in the 1999 killing of his high school sweetheart.<p>On Thursday, the Maryland Court of …

A little-known token may be fueling Bitcoin's rise. Critics say it's a scam.

Bitcoin has been on a run. Despite its recent dip, the cryptocurrency has impressed skeptics and believers alike in its monumental rise in value …

Cryptocurrency

Toronto: the city of 140 languages

Growing at a clip of more than 100,000 new residents a year, Canada’s largest city keeps getting larger. But the continued population boom hasn’t changed Toronto’s character.<p>Growing at a clip of more than 100,000 new residents a year, Canada’s largest city keeps getting larger. But the continued …

Toronto

Holding the Queen's elbow: A royal blunder - CNN Video

The Governor General of Canada broke with protocol when he held Queen Elizabeth II's arm during a visit to Canada House in London.

Turner Broadcasting

Pakistan PM faces pressure after damning corruption probe report | Reuters

ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was fighting for his political future on Tuesday after judicial investigators ruled his family had accumulated unusual wealth, with his allies denouncing the findings and vowing he would clear his name.<p>Pakistan's Prime Minister Nawaz …

Nawaz Sharif

Maryland prosecutors ask court to deny new trial in 'Serial' murder case | Reuters

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (Reuters) - A Maryland man convicted of murder in a case featured on the 2014 “Serial” podcast was adequately represented by his original lawyer, a prosecutor argued on Thursday in an appeal of a judge’s decision to throw out the conviction.<p>FILE PHOTO - Convicted murderer Adnan Syed …

Crime

Einstein called it: Gravitational waves found again, 3 billion light years away

More cool news from outer space: For just the third time ever, scientists have detected gravitational waves, the strange ripples in space-time first foreseen by Albert Einstein a century ago.<p>The phenomenon occurs when two black holes collide and then merge with each other, releasing energy in the …

Black Holes

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He Used 2 Ingredients, Avoided Knee Surgery And Went Home Pain Free. He Decided To Share His Cure With All Of You!

The headline may seem too ambitious for you, but it is actually completely true. We will reveal a two-ingredient recipe which will treat knee pain …

Stephen Hawking just moved up humanity’s deadline for escaping Earth

In November, Stephen Hawking and his bulging computer brain gave humanity what we thought was an intimidating deadline for finding a new planet to call home: 1,000 years.<p>Ten centuries is a blip in the grand arc of the universe, but in human terms it was the apocalyptic equivalent of getting a few …

Artificial Intelligence

Pakistan 'blasphemy killing': murdered student 'devoted to Islam'

Those who knew a Pakistani student who was accused of blasphemy and beaten to death say he was intellectually curious and asked many questions, but openly professed devotion to Islam.<p>A mob in the northern city of Mardan severely tortured and killed Mashal Khan following a heated debate over …

South American tribe found to have the healthiest hearts ever studied

A South American tribe with a highly active lifestyle has the healthiest arteries of any population yet studied, say researchers.<p>The Tsimane people, who live in the Bolivian Amazon, spend most of every day hunting, fishing, farming and gathering wild fruits and nuts, and follow a carbohydrate-based …

Holistic Medicine

That Viral Video of a Man Punching a Kangaroo Actually Has a Sad Backstory

Of course. This is 2016.<p>Video of an Australian man boxing a kangaroo to save his dog went viral last week, but there is more to the story than meets the eye.<p>Greig Tonkins and his pals were on a boar hunting trip with their friend Kailem Barwick, a 19-year-old who was diagnosed with terminal cancer, …

Kangaroo

Pakistan denies bail to Sharbat Gula, the National Geographic cover girl

A Pakistani court has denied bail to Sharbat Gula, the Afghan girl who posed for a National Geographic magazine photograph 31 years ago. Arrested for …

Human Rights

'Serial' podcast's Adnan Syed's new trial appealed

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Maryland Attorney General's office is appealing a new trial granted to Adnan Syed, whose murder conviction was the focus of the first season of the popular "Serial" podcast.<p>In the appeal on Monday, Attorney General Brian Frosh's office urged Baltimore Judge Martin Welch to "review, and …

Crime

Malia Obama: Photos From a White House Childhood

Malia Obama is graduating from the private Sidwell Friends School on Friday, growing up in the public eye of the White H<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Chuck …

Stephen Hawking says escape from a black hole is possible — kind of

"They are not the eternal prisons they were once thought," Dr. Hawking said in a talk last year. "If you feel you are trapped in a black hole, don't give up. There is a way out."<p>He posted his paper on arXiv, a pre-peer review site, in January. This month, the paper was finally published in the …

The Meaning of Ali: A daughter remembers her father's gentle soul

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's June 27 Muhammad Ali Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p><b>IN ORDER TO</b> recognize a great person, we must have an …

Boxing

11 Super Inspiring Muhammad Ali Quotes | Inc.com

Throughout his career, Muhammad Ali--the late heavyweight-boxing champion, Olympic gold medalist, and civil rights activist--garnered a reputation for his positive and motivational outlook on life. While he never went into business himself, quite a business empire was built around his athletic …

Motivation

Names of four new elements on periodic table presented for public review

International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry says names will pay tribute to Japan, Moscow, Tennessee and a Russian scientist<p>There will soon be four new names on the periodic table after scientists decided to use recently discovered elements to pay tribute to Japan, Moscow, Tennessee and a …

Chemistry

Citizen Khan

Behind a Muslim community in northern Wyoming lies one enterprising man—and countless tamales.<p>The first person in Sheridan, Wyoming, to learn that Hot Tamale Louie had been knifed to death was William Henry Harrison, Jr. The news came by telegram, the day after the murder. Harrison was the son of a …

Native Americans

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The Pakistani Army's Coup Against Itself

<b>General Raheel Sharif, Pakistan's army chief, is taking action against corrupt army officers. To what extent will he go in this unprecedented battle? Photo source: Baaghi TV, Pakistan.</b><p>Media leaks have revealed that Pakistan's powerful army chief General Raheel Sharif has sacked at least twelve …

Justin Trudeau Gives Snarky Reporter A Lesson In Quantum Computing

"Don't interrupt me," the Canadian PM quipped.<p>Forget the incredible yoga strength, the charming feminist talk, or that glorious hair. Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is more than a pretty face.<p>Much more, according to the clip below from a press conference at the Perimeter Institute for …

Canada

Aspirin a day may push death away, says new study

<b>(CNN) —</b> New recommendations on daily aspirin use will likely stir the pot in the ongoing aspirin debate. The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force published a final recommendation statement on Monday saying that taking an aspirin a day might help prevent cardiovascular disease and colon cancer.<p>The …

Biomedicine

Marathon des Sables 2016 photos: Toughest race in the world, across the Sahara desert in Morocco

The toughest race in the world is currently under way in the Sahara Desert of southern Morocco. Around 1,100 runners from all over the world are …

Can Pakistan win its war against the Taliban?

More than 70 people were killed and hundreds more injured on Easter Sunday after a suicide bomber massacred families in Lahore. As the army wages a war against religious extremists, author Mohammed Hanif asks how his country can recover from the slaughter<p>Paranoid parents have always known that …

Pakistan