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After deleting a fifth-grader's Destiny characters, his advice is: 'Suck it up'

A seemingly remorseless 17-year-old friend of a friend is responsible for deceiving a fifth-grader and deleting two high-level <i>Destiny</i> characters, Game Informer reports, based on interviews with one of the victim's mothers and the perpetrator.<p>And the bad actor admits to doing the same thing in a …

LeBron James, Kevin Love lead Cleveland past Detroit, 102-93

LeBron JamesbrokeScottie Pippen'sNBArecord for career assists by a forward andKevin Lovetied a career-best with eight three-pointers for 24 points and as theCleveland Cavaliersrallied in the second half to beat theDetroit Pistons, 102-93, on Tuesday night at Auburn Hills, Mich.<p>James finished the …

Basketball

This is the Samsung Galaxy S6

<b>Update:</b> Read the Samsung Galaxy S6 review.<p>Our best look yet at Samsung's next flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S6, comes courtesy of T-Mobile. Late Sunday evening, CEO John Legere tweeted out news confirming that the Uncarrier will be offering Samsung's latest, but didn't provide any details beyond …

Superbug cases reported in North Carolina; 1 dead

<b>(CNN) —</b> The same superbug that contributed to two deaths in Los Angeles has been reported in North Carolina, where one person has died, a spokesman told CNN.<p>Eighteen people have contracted carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae, or CRE, so far this year, said Kevin McCarthy, spokesman with the …

Public Health

Miami's Chris Bosh undergoing tests at hospital; blood clots feared

Miami Heat center<p>Chris Boshwas admitted to a hospital Thursday night because of a health issue with his lungs that could put his season in jeopardy.<p>Although initial testing was inconclusive, the Heat said, the fear is that Bosh could have blood clots in his lungs, according to the Miami Herald, …

NBA

Manny Pacquiao will fight Floyd Mayweather Jr. on May 2

It took more than half a decade to make the fight of this generation.<p>Floyd Mayweather Jr. set aside a bitter rivalry Friday by announcing that he and Manny Pacquiao have signed to fight each other. The world's top two pound-for-pound boxers are scheduled to square off in a welterweight title …

Boxing

Hannah Davis defends Sports Illustrated cover after 'Today' censors, critics call it 'pornographic'

Did Sports Illustrated go too far this year?<p>The magazine's highly-anticipated swimsuit cover features model Hannah Davis pulling down the front of her bikini bottom in what critics are calling a "pornographic pose."<p>The 24-year-old defended her cover on "Today" after the NBC morning show …

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Snapchat selfie unmasked Pittsburgh killer, police say

<b>A US teenager has been charged with the murder of a classmate after police said he posted a Snapchat photo of himself with the victim's body.</b><p>Maxwell Marion Morton, 16, was arrested for killing Ryan Mangan in his home near Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.<p>The suspect used Snapchat - an app that auto-deletes …

Sikkim

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

There's an Alternate 'Fifty Shades' Ending You're Not Going to See, and It's Causing Quite the Stir

The debate of our lifetimes.<p>[If, by this point, you still care about what happens in <i>Fifty Shades</i> plot-wise, read on at your own risk.]<p>One monosyllabic word is getting a lot of people invested in <i>Fifty Shades</i> really worked up—and this time, it's not "penis" or "pouch."<p>When the madness finally ends …

After video surfaces, grand jury charges 2 Philadelphia policemen in beating

Two Philadelphia police officers were charged Thursday with beating a man on a scooter nearly two years ago and lying about it, resulting in wrongful charges against him.<p>A Philadelphia grand jury decided to charge Officers Sean McKnight and Kevin Robinson after the district attorney presented …

Russell Wilson Will Return to Texas Rangers for 2015 Spring Training

Link to Media<p>Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will probably spend a lot of time this offseason thinking about the interception that sealed the Super Bowl victory for the New England Patriots. A return trip to spring training with the Texas Rangers should help take some of the sting …

Baseball

How Justin Bieber's and Kanye West's charm offensives differ

Last summer, inundated with what felt like knee-jerk mea culpas from Jack White, One Direction and Pharrell Williams (among many others), I called for a moratorium on celebrity apologies, which seemed to have reached a critical mass of meaninglessness.<p>Justin Bieber clearly didn't hear me.<p>Ostensibly …

Jack White

Super Bowl Predictions 2015: Final Score and MVP Pick for Patriots vs. Seahawks

Link to Media<p>The mark of a great Super Bowl is when it's impossible to make a definitive prediction. This year's showdown between the New England Patriots and Seattle Seahawks has the makings of a classic, with two of the great chess masters in Bill Belichick and Pete Carroll matching wits for the …

NFL

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

Health Care

Seahawks' Pete Carroll on Marshawn Lynch: 'He's being true to himself'

Everybody is making a big deal out of<p>Marshawn Lynchnot wanting to talk to reporters, butSeattle SeahawksCoachPete Carrolldoesn't have a problem with his hardly quotable running back.<p>Carroll defended Lynch during a news conference Wednesday, saying people need to accept his Skittles-loving, …

Marshawn Lynch

Researchers Discover An Ancient Replica Of Our Solar System

The finding is good news for the search for intelligent alien life<p>Deep within the bowels of our Milky Way Galaxy, there is another solar system that is like a miniature replica of our own. Except this planetary system is just a tad older — by about 7 billion years.<p>Using images and data collected by …

Planets

Manny Pacquiao, Floyd Mayweather working together to finalize fight

Floyd Mayweather Jr.andManny Pacquiao’s unscheduled meeting at aMiami Heatgame has triggered rapid movement toward the long-anticipated Super Bowl of boxing.<p>Pacquiao advisor Michael Koncz told the Los Angeles Times on Wednesday that the unbeaten Mayweather visited Pacquiao at his Miami hotel suite …

Boxing

J.J. Watt is the biggest star in Pro Bowl

Few moved very fast, no one flattened a quarterback, and there were no bone-jarring hits in the gentle, friendly version of football played at the<p>Pro Bowlin Glendale, Ariz.<p>Even in a game dominated by offense,<p>J.J. Wattwas the star.<p>The<p>Texansdefensive end intercepted a pass, recovered a fumble and led …

NFL

Cowboys fan sues NFL for $88 billion over overturned Dez Bryant catch

Dez Bryantwas robbed. So were theDallas Cowboysand their fans.<p>Lots of people have thought so ever since officials overturned a spectacular fourth-down catch by Bryant during the Cowboys' eventual loss to the<p>Green Bay Packersin the divisional round of the playoffs.<p>Well, now someone is finally doing …

NFL

Aaron Rodgers on NFC Championship loss: 'We gave it away'

The Packers quarterback says he'll think about the shocking loss for the rest of his career.<p>After watching his Green Bay Packers give up 15 points in the final 2:09 of regulation and subsequently lose in overtime, Aaron Rodgers knows the loss to the Seattle Seahawks to the NFC Championship will …

NFL

Kevin Hart Comments On Bill Cosby Allegations

Kevin Hart is featured on the cover of The Hollywood Reporter, and the in-depth profile touches everything from his income to his personal life. Also mentioned is Hart's admiration for Bill Cosby, who he's described as a longtime hero. THR reports that Hart still has a giant portrait of the …

Review: In American Sniper, Clint Eastwood and Bradley Cooper Are Right on Target

His father, taking young Chris out shooting, observes the boy’s instant expertise with a rifle and says appreciatively, “You got a gift. You’re gonna …

Doc Rivers and Austin Rivers think father-son storyline is overplayed

It was about 75 minutes before tipoff when<p>DeAndre Jordansqueezed his lengthy frame into a folding chair next toAustin Riversin theClippers’ locker room.<p>Jordan's message to his new teammate was direct. Be aggressive. Don't worry about anything else. It's just basketball.<p>“He said, ‘We don’t care if …

Basketball

Rams need to follow NFL process to move to L.A.: stadium panel chief

Pittsburgh Steelers owner <b>Art Rooney II</b>, chairman of the NFL's stadium committee, had a simple message this week for St. Louis Rams owner <b>Stan Kroenke</b>, who has announced plans to build an 80,000-seat football venue in Inglewood: Not so fast.<p>"There are still cards to be played," Rooney told The Times …

NFL

This Could Be the Future of Cruising

"Lilypads" off the coast of Monte Carlo. - <i>Photo by Vincent Callebaut</i><p>Fifty years ago, no one thought cruise ships would evolve into 1,200-foot behemoths capable of carrying 5,000 passengers. And while we’re excited by the innovations on new ships like Quantum of the Seas, it’s hard not to wonder how …

Murder charges pursued in Albuquerque police shooting of homeless man

A New Mexico prosecutor on Monday said she was pursuing murder charges against two Albuquerque police officers involved in the shooting death of a homeless camper last year, a process she vowed would be more transparent than the grand juries that were convened but failed to indict officers in …

Justice

Crisis in Ukraine could trigger nuclear war, warns Gorbachev

The former Russian leader warns that Moscow does not trust the West, and the West does not trust Moscow<p>Mikhail Gorbachev, the former Soviet leader, has warned that the world is at risk of a “nuclear war” because of the tensions between Russia and the West over Ukraine.<p>In an interview with the …

The Sega Dreamcast launched, and crashed, at a pivotal time in gaming history

The Dreamcast. Like Mars, Elvis and the St. Louis Browns, it is dead and defunct, but it still lives on as an ultimate symbol of what-if. Did You Know? Gaming's excellent video series chronicles it all in this video.<p><i>Jet Set Radio, Shenmue</i> and today's 2K Sports series are all touchstones of the …