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White nationalists met by counterprotesters cancel second rally in Tennessee

<b>(CNN) —</b> White nationalists groups that rallied Saturday in Shelbyville, Tennessee, were met by a large police presence and dozens of shouting counterprotesters. Hours later, a second rally planned in nearby Murfreesboro was canceled.<p>The demonstrations, which organizers called the "White Lives …

Rights & Freedoms

First on CNN: First charges filed in Mueller investigation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A federal grand jury in Washington on Friday approved the first charges in the investigation led by special counsel Robert Mueller, according to sources briefed on the matter.<p>The charges are still sealed under orders from a federal judge. Plans were prepared Friday for anyone …

Donald Trump

Scientists figured out how to make cancer cells “commit suicide” — here’s how it works

Scientists have found a way to make cancer cells kill themselves in multiple ways, simultaneously.<p>“It’s like committing suicide by stabbing yourself, …

Media Elite Who Got Rich on Sexual Deviancy Turn on Another One of Their Own

If you wonder why Hollywood stayed so quiet so long about casting couch abuse behind closed doors, just look at how the entertainment industry …

Clapper on dossier: 'Doesn't matter who paid for it'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper on Wednesday disputed President Donald Trump's characterization of the now-infamous dossier of allegations about the President and Russia.<p>When asked on CNN's "Erin Burnett OutFront" about Trump calling the document a "fake" …

Donald Trump

The Islamic State's shrinking footprint

The Islamic State has been steadily losing territory this year, losing the cities of Mosul, Deir al-Zour and their de facto capital of Raqqa. These …

Scientists announce new gene-editing techniques aimed at common mutations

By Ben Guarino<p>, Reporter<p>Genetics is having a moment in the sun. Last year, biologists at the University of Bath in England created mice with neon feet. Scientists edited human embryos for the first time in the United States in August, cutting out a mutation for a heritable heart disease. Earlier …

Genetics

After watching this, your brain will not be the same | Lara Boyd | TEDxVancouver

YouTube

Change Your Thoughts, Change Your Circumstances! (Law Of Attraction) Powerful!

The Brain: Your Secret Weapon

Our education system fails to teach kids the skills they need to succeed.<p>We all have at our disposal one of the most powerful tools known to man but …

High School

This Is What A 21st-Century Police State Really Looks Like

Far from the booming metropolis of Beijing, China is building a sprawling system that combines dystopian technology and human policing. “It’s a kind of frontline laboratory for surveillance.”<p>KASHGAR, China — This is a city where growing a beard can get you reported to the police. So can inviting …

The Islamic State: From Insurgency to Rogue State and Back

A look at what the Islamic State controlled at different stages of its military dominance.

Islamic State (ISIS)

Body, heal thyself

The frontier of science is looking inward to fix what ails us.<p>Ever since a savanna dweller first slapped mud on a wound to ward off flies—and infection—our frail human bodies have relied on creative intervention to survive. Science has since come up with all manner of potions and procedures (from …

Genetics

Neutron star smashup seen for first time, 'transforms' understanding of Universe

Rumours swirled within and beyond the astronomy community as scientists hastened to prepare initial findings for publication Monday in a dozen …

'It's able to create knowledge itself': Google unveils AI that learns on its own

It opens a new book, which is where computers teach humans how to play Go better than they used to Tom Mitchell, computer scientist, Carnegie Mellon University<p>It can only work on problems that can be simulated in a computer, making tasks such as driving out of the question<p>Google’s artificial …

Artificial Intelligence

A cheat sheet to the investigation that cost Rep. Tom Marino the nomination to be drug czar

By Amber Phillips<p>Reporter, The Fix<p>Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.) has withdrawn his nomination to be President Trump's drug czar after an investigation by The Washington Post and "60 Minutes” detailed his years-long efforts to pass a law that critics say allowed the drug industry to profit off people …

Trump declines to express confidence in drug czar nominee in wake of Post/‘60 Minutes’ probe

By Ed O'Keefe<p>, Reporter<p>Scott Higham<p>, Reporter<p>Lenny Bernstein<p>, Health reporter<p>President Trump said Monday that he will declare a national emergency next week to address the opioid epidemic and declined to express confidence in Rep. Tom Marino (R-Pa.), his nominee for drug czar, in the wake of …

Republicans

What Facebook Did to American Democracy

And why it was so hard to see it coming<p>In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.<p>Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s …

Social Media

Ambitious plans for BRAIN project unveiled

A working group of the US National Institutes of Health (NIH) yesterday presented a ten-year plan for the agency's portion of a major neuroscience …

Neuroscience