Maryn Williams

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Heart doctor for former President George H.W. Bush killed in bicycle drive-by shooting

<b>(CNN) —</b> A cardiologist who treated former President George H.W. Bush was killed Friday morning in a bicycle-to-bicycle drive-by shooting near Texas Medical Center in Houston, authorities said.<p>Dr. Mark Hausknecht and the shooter were both riding bikes on South Main Street, near Texas Children's …

Houston Methodist Hospital

Putin says that Trump gave up Crimea and other parts of Ukraine during their private talk

Bloomberg is reporting that Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump made a secret arrangement during their two-hour opening talk what would “help resolve the …

Russia

Facebook's rhetoric on misinformation doesn't match its actions

Facebook has said it finds claims that survivors of a violent tragedy are actually actors duping the public to be "abhorrent." The company has said that content with such claims violates its community standards, and has pledged to remove such posts.<p>But when contacted by CNN over the last week about …

Internet

Noncitizens in San Francisco can register to vote, but only for school board elections

<b>(CNN) —</b> Noncitizens in San Francisco, including undocumented immigrants, will be able to vote in November -- but only in local school board elections.<p>San Franciscans in 2016 approved Proposition N, 54% to 46%, extending the right to vote to noncitizens. This week, the city's Department of Elections …

San Francisco

'She's My Adult Spirit Animal,' Says This Social Entrepreneur About Her Mentor

Just Speak founder Brittni Kellom has no shortage of passion for her organization's mission, but she looks to her mentor for wisdom and guidance.<p>6 min read<p><i>In the</i> Women Entrepreneur <i>series</i> Mentor Moments<i>, female founders sit down to chat with their own mentors (and us!) about how and why the</i> …

Entrepreneurship

30 Found Color Photos That Capture Everyday Life of California in the Late 1940s

A found slide collection from Forgotten Slideshow Project that shows street scenes of California from the late 1940s. Cities include Los Angeles, San …

California

9 phrases Montessori teachers use to build resilient kids

While we can't possibly protect our children from all of the hardships and challenges life brings, we <i>can</i> help them cope with these difficulties. We …

Parenting

The EU and Japan Just Signed a Monumental Free-Trade Deal

The European Union and Japan signed a monumental trade deal Tuesday, eliminating nearly all tariffs between the entities in one of the world’s …

Free Trade

Amazon Prime Day 2018: What time does it start today and how to find the best deals

Amazon Prime Day, which begins tomorrow, is the ideal opportunity for bargain hunters to snap up a deal. The online retail giant's annual flash sales event will last 36 hours, beginning at midday on Monday and lasting until midnight on Tuesday July 17.<p>If you're not yet an Amazon Prime member, we …

eCommerce

The inconvenient truth about cancer and mobile phones

Neutralising the safety issue has opened the door to the biggest prize of all: the Internet of Things<p>On 28 March this year, the scientific peer review of a landmark United States government study concluded that there is “clear evidence” that radiation from mobile phones causes cancer, specifically, …

Public Health

US intelligence chief: 'The warning lights are blinking red again' on cyberattacks

<b>(CNN) —</b> Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats raised the alarm on growing cyberattack threats against the United States, saying the situation is at a "critical point" and coming out forcefully against Russia.<p>"The warning signs are there. The system is blinking. It is why I believe we are at a …

Cyber-attacks

11 Fun Facts About A Fish Called Wanda

In 1988, the British heist comedy <i>A Fish Called Wanda</i> had audiences in the UK and across the pond rolling in the aisles. Thirty years later, the …

Downton Abbey

The 7 Best Presentation Software Tools For Entrepreneurs

Having great ideas, knowing the facts you want to convey and presenting a pitch deck so successfully that you get funded can be very different things. Regardless of the stage of your company, a lot of your success is riding on a few slides.<p>This is something I was reminded when I covered the pitch …

Entrepreneurship

Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

Facebook recently closed a loophole that allowed third parties to discover the names of people in private, 'closed' Facebook groups

Facebook recently closed a privacy loophole that allowed third parties to discover the names of people in private, "closed" Facebook groups. A Chrome …

Social Media

Baltimore police stopped noticing crime after Freddie Gray's death. A wave of killings followed.

BALTIMORE – Just before a wave of violence turned Baltimore into the nation’s deadliest big city, a curious thing happened to its police force: officers suddenly seemed to stop noticing crime.<p>Police officers reported seeing fewer drug dealers on street corners. They encountered fewer people who had …

Justice

Best Instagram Marketing Tactics for An Early Stage Business

Do you think that Instagram is just a photo sharing platform? If you think so then it's time to change your mindset. Explore how Instagram can help your brand.<p>4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of …

Social Media

The Best Free DVD Rippers

Too many DVDs lying around? Need a way to turn them digital? You can turn them into digital files with the right software. These three programs will …

Software

Russian company had access to Facebook user data through apps

A Russian internet company with links to the Kremlin was among the firms to which Facebook gave an extension which allowed them to collect data on unknowing users of the social network after a policy change supposedly stopped such collection.<p>Facebook told CNN on Tuesday that apps developed by the …

Social Media

After 8-year search, Australian rangers capture massive crocodile

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wildlife rangers in northern Australia captured a massive 600 kilogram (1,300 pound) crocodile after first spotting it nearly a decade ago.<p>The crocodile, estimated to be more than 60 years old, was found lurking near a boat ramp in the Katherine River. At 4.71 meters (15.45 feet), the croc …

Wildlife

This Study of 31 Million Employees Will Forever Change Your Approach to Hiring and Retention

Developing robust plans to attract and retain talent is a crucial leadership role. In case you needed more incentive, check out this shocking data.<p>Gallup's latest State of the American Workplace report is eye-opening, to say the least, if you care about hiring and retaining star talent. The …

Employee Engagement

Five Instagram Marketing Tactics That Build Your Brand And Generate Sales

Along with hunger, fear and love, visual stimulation is deeply embedded in the human experience. Ninety percent of all information is transmitted visually, with the human brain processing an entire image after viewing it for as little as 13 milliseconds. Social media platforms have tapped into this …

Marketing

Trump Strategy Against H-1B Visas Could Fall In Court

Many of the restrictions the Trump administration would like to impose on technology companies that use H-1B visas rest on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) definition of an “employer.” But what if a court rules the definition the department uses is not lawful? Such a turn of events could …

Immigration

Sorry Bernie Bros But Nordic Countries Are Not Socialist

As the American left embraces a platform that continues to look more and more like a socialist’s dream, it is common for those on the right to counter with the example of Venezuela as the nightmare of socialism in reality. A common response from the left is that socialism (or democratic socialism) …

Middle-class

A Beginner’s Guide to Building Your Social Media Presence

We’re currently living in a digital age where almost everything can be accessed with just an internet connection. With this in mind, it has become …

Social Media

These are the most important manners to teach your kids before age 10, according to a royally-trained expert

FOR most parents, the most important manners to drill into your kids are saying please and thank you.<p>But according to a royally-trained etiquette …

Kids

How the trade war is changing minds in a Senate battleground

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Jimmy Tosh's sprawling hog farm in rural Tennessee is an unlikely battleground in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.<p>Yet his 15,000 acres (6,000 hectares) two hours west of Nashville showcase the practical risks of President Donald Trump's trade policies and the …

Economy

'I was shocked it was so easy': ​meet the professor who says facial recognition ​​can tell if you're gay

Progress makes people uncomfortable. When the first monkeys walked, other monkeys probably said, 'This is outrageous!'<p>Kosinski received emails from people confused about their sexuality who hoped he'd run their photo through his algorithm<p>If you basically accept we’re just computers, then computers …

Artificial Intelligence

The 15 Best Islands in America for a Summer Vacation This Year

Recently, you and your volleyball Wilson have been considering another island vacation. You haven’t felt that spark since your four-year honeymoon on …

Lake Superior

Apps Aren't Listening to You, But They Are Recording Your Screen

Apps on your phone may not be stealthy snooping on your conversations, but they are doing something equally, if not more, creepy: recording your …

Apps