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Houston Texans kneel during anthem in protest of Bob McNair comments

A majority of Houston Texans players took a knee Sunday during the national anthem ahead of their game against the Seattle Seahawks in protest against controversial remarks made by the team's owner.<p>Texans owner Bob McNair had met with the team Saturday morning and apologized for his previous …

Football (U.S.)

Chelsea Manning thanks Barack Obama for 'giving me a chance'

Manning, a whistleblower and former military intelligence analyst in Iraq, had her 35-year military prison sentence commuted by the outgoing president<p>Chelsea Manning thanked Barack Obama on Thursday morning, two days after the outgoing president commuted her 35-year military prison sentence.<p>“Thank …

Samsung brings Android Nougat to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge

The Galaxy Note 7 might be no more, but Samsung is still supporting its other flagships in earnest. Today, the company is rolling out Android 7.0 Nougat to the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge, coupling Google's latest software improvements with a dash of TouchWiz design. The biggest changes can be found in …

Doctors make easy money from medical marijuana. What happens when it's legal?

With full legalization slated for the California ballot this fall, cannabis-friendly physicians could be out of business as weed becomes easily available<p>Frank Lucido, a California physician, received a phone call in 2012 from a doctor in Colorado.<p>Like Lucido – one of California’s best-known …

Kenya upholds use of anal exam to determine sexual orientation

Court in country where same-sex relations are a crime dismisses argument that exam is torture and degrading treatment<p>A Kenyan court has upheld the use of anal examinations to determine a suspect’s sexual orientation, dismissing the argument that the procedure amounts to torture and degrading …