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Clinton says Confederate flag has no place in US

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton said Tuesday the Confederate battle flag should not be displayed "anywhere," weighing in as South …

South Carolina

Transgender Teen Killed In Mississippi

Mercedes Williamson, 17, was found dead in a wooded area on June 2. She is the ninth confirmed transgender homicide victim in the United States this year.<p>Police in George County, Mississippi, have charged a suspect with murder in the death of 17-year-old Mercedes Williamson, whose killing marks the …

LGBTQI

The real reason young people are the poorest generation in 25 years

The kids are not all right. As the millennial generation starts to reach its 30s, many of these ‘80s and ‘90s kids are having kids of their own, and …

Life on the street never ceased to amaze me – Master Photographer Joel Meyerowitz

Joel Meyerowitz (born March 6, 1938) is a street photographer, and portrait and landscape photographer. He began photographing in color in 1962 and …

Street Photography

Apple Reverses Policy After Taylor Swift Open Letter

John Shearer—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Kevin Mazur—WireImage/Getty Images<p>Ethan Miller—Getty Images<p>Ethan Miller—Getty Images<p>Gary Gershoff—WireImage/Getty …

8 Things Inside Out Teaches Viewers About Emotions, Memory and the Mind

<i>Inside Out</i> has officially become Pixar’s most successful original film — and also the most educational.<p>The animated blockbuster goes into the mind of …

Confederate flag deserves history's harsh verdict

<b>(CNN) —</b> To begin his Charleston massacre, the confessed murderer Dylann Storm Roof coldly told his victims the cause that animated his deadly violence. "You rape our women, and you're taking over our country," Roof exclaimed, "and you have to go."<p>Each of these frightful exclamations -- the fear of …

Black History

This Swedish house was designed by two million people — and it's surprisingly attractive

Between January and October of 2014, a Swedish online housing portal called Hemnet, collected data from more than 200 million clicks, gathered from 20% of Sweden's population.<p>The idea was to create the ultimate image of democracy: a home built by the people, for the people.<p>It's called the Hemnet …

Trends

New York's Flex Dancers Test The Limits Of The Human Body

The dance craze known as Flex originated in 1990s Jamaica with a man named George "Bruk Up" Adams. Adams' nickname -- "Bruk Up" is Jamaican slang for broken -- pays tribute to his childhood bone infection, which gave way to the adrenalized jerks and jolts that characterized his movement.<p>Adams …

Track Down

The girl in the picture: Kim Phuc's journey from war to forgiveness

<b>Ajax, Ontario, Canada (CNN) —</b> Even without the benefit of context, the image of a naked 9-year-old girl running for her life is as searing and indelible today as it was 43 years ago.<p>That image jolted people around the world. Some say it hastened the end of the Vietnam War.<p>"I always remember that …

Vietnam War

One insane Fox News segment shows just how far conservatives will go to downplay racism

Richard Fowler and Erick Erickson’s conversation about race addressed every subject except for, well, <em>race</em><p>On "Fox & Friends" Monday morning, host Steve Doocy spoke to Fox Contributor Erick Erickson and radio talk show host Richard Fowler about whether the whether racism is a mental health …

Identifying The Next Mass Murderer—Before It’s Too Late

On June 17, 2015, according to authorities, Dylann Storm Roof walked into the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South …

Executing drug dealers in Southeast Asia | Drugs

<b>Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia -</b> Shortly before each plane lands in Kuala Lumpur, as the cabin crew politely ask passengers to put their seats upright and turn off all electronic devices, those on board also receive a chilling warning about "severe" penalties awaiting those found guilty of dealing …

Asia

Apple to replace broken 3TB hard drives in some older iMacs

If you have a 27-inch iMac with a 3TB hard drive that conked out on you recently, check your receipt. Apple might be able to fix it for you, so long as it's a late 2012 model and was purchased between December 2012 and September 2013. Cupertino has issued a bulletin warning buyers that "a very …

High heels to blame for rise in agonising foot condition

Number of people diagnosed with Morton's neuroma has surged in the past decade, with middle-aged women the most common sufferers<p>High heels are to blame for a surge in the number of middle aged women suffering from a condition that causes agonising foot pain.<p>The number of people suffering from …

We Asked 12 Top New York Restaurants Our Pressing Culinary Questions

For the past eight years, the <i>Village Voice</i> has invited dozens of their favorite restaurants to one annual bonanza of an event to showcase some of …

Shia LaBeouf art show collaborators speak out about his alleged rape

British artist Luke Turner and Finnish artist Nastja Säde Rönkkö tweet to say they intervened and stopped the incident during #IAMSORRY show<p>• Shia LaBeouf: I was raped during performance art project<p>Two artists who collaborated with the actor Shia LaBeouf on an art project called #IAMSORRY have …

Popping Popcorn in Slow Motion (Amazing Close Up!!) HD | Slow Mo Lab

How Daydreaming Can Help Your Focus

The celebrity pictures sparked the activation of long-term memories in the study participants. This boosted the participants’ <i>short</i>-term memory performance, which was also associated with greater activity in the brain region that’s involved in things like imagining or reminiscing.<p>In other words, …

How to watch Kentucky vs. Missouri: Game guide, TV/streaming schedule, odds

Can the Tigers keep grinding, or will Kentucky pick up their first conference win on the road since 2009?<p>The Missouri Tigers can keep pace in the SEC East with a win over the Kentucky Wildcats on Saturday. The Tigers are just one loss behind Georgia for the lead in the division, which is kind of …

Rich Kids Of The Internet: Inside The Astounding Troll-Hole That Is Elite Daily

<i>by Brendan O’Connor</i><p>The website Elite Daily is “the premier online destination for aspiring men and women alike.” It is the first true editorial …

8 Simple Ways to Improve Your Photography Skills Starting Today

“Practice makes perfect,” they say. It’s such a clichéd statement — most people probably roll their eyes when they hear it. Me too.<p>But guess what? …

8 Good Morning Questions that Create Happiness

<i>The morning is extremely important. It is the foundation from which the day is built. How you choose to spend your morning can be used to predict</i> …