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Behind-the-scenes images tell the story of the iconic Tiananmen Square "Tank Man" photo, taken 26 years ago today

In an act of nonviolent protest, the man, who to this day remains unidentified, calmly walked in front of the procession of tanks, forcing the lead tank to halt. As the tank tried to move around him, the man repeatedly shifted his position, continuing to block the progress of the tanks and creating …

The Unauthorized Full House Story releases cast photo, and it is in big trouble, mister

How <i>rude.</i><p>Lifetime’s upcoming movie <i>The Unauthorized Full House Story</i>, which promises to tell us everything we never wanted to know about Bob Saget’s …

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Ukraine’s president warns army to be ready to repel 'full scale' Russian invasion

Petro Poroshenko, the Ukrainian president, warns of "full scale" Russian invasion in eastern Ukraine, where at least 26 people have died in renewed fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels<p>Ukraine’s president has warned his army to be ready to repel a “full scale” Russian invasion, …

Yahoo announces plans to kill off Maps, Pipes, GeoPlanet and PlaceSpotter APIs, and some regional sites

Yahoo today released an updated product report for 2015, highlighting the closure of several products, regional sites, and support for older Apple devices in some cases.<p>First off, the company is shutting down its Yahoo Maps site at the end of June. Maps aren’t completely going away though, as the …

A coalition of women’s groups and the drug’s manufacturer advocated for approval of the pill, Flibanserin – but others advised agency to remain cautious<p>Government health experts are backing an experimental drug intended to boost the female sex drive, but stress that it must carry safety …

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Hong Kong pays tribute to China's Tiananmen dead

Tens of thousands have gathered in central Hong Hong to mark the 26th anniversary of China's Tiananmen Square crackdown, which saw hundreds of pro-democracy protesters killed by security forces in central Beijing.<p>Six football pitches in Victoria Park were filled on Thursday with sombre crowds who …

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Nobody Thought Twice About These Pittsburgh Bus Ads Until One Woman Noticed the Message They Spell Backward

Advertisements that have appeared on buses in Pittsburgh for more than a decade will be removed because of the racial slur they convey when read backward.<p>The Port Authority of Allegheny County in Pennsylvania said Wednesday that it plans to remove the words “Ziggin Zaggin,” which have been part of …

Colorado slaying may be latest in serial shooter attacks, authorities fear

The shooting death of a 65-year-old man in Loveland, Colo., is the latest in a number of attacks that has left law enforcement officials and suburban residents concerned that a serial shooter has set upon at least three towns in the northern part of the state.<p>William Roger Connole was shot and …

Obama holds little hope for Israel-Palestine peace during final term

U.S. President Barack Obama has apparently thrown in the towel in his efforts to foster a peace agreement between Israel and a Palestinian state.<p>In a remarkably candid interview this week with Israel's popular Channel 2 television, Mr. Obama said: "I don't see the likelihood of even a framework …

Conservative Twitter hails Vince Vaughn as a hero after actor says he supports guns in schools

Comparing guns to forks isn’t even the most baffling part of the story<p>"True Detective" star and noted Ron Paul devotee Vince Vaughn shared his cartoonish stance on gun control with British GQ this week, explaining that “banning guns is like banning forks in an attempt to stop making people fat." In …

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An earthquake wipes out a fat chunk of California in <i>San Andreas,</i> but that's nothing compared to the destruction rained down on your brain cells by …

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Solar Plane Set for 5-day “Earhart Leg” of Epic Flight

Swiss pilot has little room for error during a long journey over Pacific<p>Wedged into the tiny cockpit of the Solar Impulse 2, an airplane powered entirely by sunlight, a Swiss adventurer will soon begin an unprecedented journey across the Pacific Ocean.<p>André Borschberg will take off from a runway in …

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