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8 Reasons Why Spending Time Alone Is Actually Really Good For You

Americans have a complicated relationship with alone time. Though we often feel a constant connection because of social media, the fact is, we're more on our own than ever: More than 50 percent of American adults are single, and some 27 million people live alone. In 1950, just 22 percent of …

Personality

Bullying does more long-term mental health harm than abuse, study says

The long-term effects of being bullied by other kids are worse than being abused by an adult, new research shows.<p>Among a large group of children in England, those who were bullied were 60% more likely to have mental health problems as adults than were those who suffered physical, emotional or …

Mental Health

Crisis averted: Cliff bill clears

Washington just barely avoided plummeting off the fiscal cliff.<p>With a rare late-night vote on New Year’s Day, the House passed a bipartisan compromise to extend the majority of Bush-era tax cuts, delay automatic spending reductions for two months and fix a number of expiring tax and spending …

The Year of the Protest in Pictures

Severe Weather in Pictures

Sandy Hook in Pictures One Year Later

Pope Francis, The People’s Pope

On the edge of Buenos Aires is a nothing little street called Pasaje C, a shot of dried mud leading into a slum from what passes for a main road, the …

NSA phone surveillance program likely unconstitutional, federal judge rules

A federal judge in Washington ruled on Monday that the bulk collection of Americans’ telephone records by the National Security Agency is likely to violate the US constitution, in the most significant legal setback for the agency since the publication of the first surveillance disclosures by the …

'Selfie': 2013's word of the year

LONDON -- In what was described as an unusually unanimous decision, "selfie" has been chosen as word of the year by the publishers of the Oxford English Dictionary, beating out "twerk" and a host of other Internet and social-media-related terms, such as "bitcoin," that have exploded onto the verbal …

Miley Cyrus

The Wrath of a Storm

The Wrath of a Storm: Typhoon Haiyan<p>By Flipboard News Desk | Flipboard News Desk created a magazine on Flipboard. “The Wrath of a Storm: Typhoon …

‘Breaking Bad’ Finale Recap: Heisenberg Certainty Principle

<b>Jesse Pinkman</b> built the perfect box. He sawed it off, sanded it down, hammered it together, smoothed it out, and carried it away with all the pride …

Martin Luther King - I Have A Dream Speech - August 28, 1963

NSA collecting phone records of millions of Verizon customers daily

US national security,US politics,Privacy,Telecommunications industry,Telecoms,Verizon Communications,Data protection,Technology,Business,World news,US news,NSA,The NSA files<p><b>Exclusive:</b> Top secret court order requiring Verizon to hand over all call data shows scale of domestic surveillance under Obama

Boston Marathon Bombing in Pictures

US doctors cure child born with HIV

Doctors in the US have made medical history by effectively curing a child born with HIV, the first time such a case has been documented.<p>The infant, who is now two and a half, needs no medication for HIV, has a normal life expectancy and is highly unlikely to be infectious to others, doctors believe.<p>…

Senate approves Democratic budget after marathon 'vote-a-rama'

An exhausted Senate approved its first budget in four years early Saturday, calling for almost $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade while sheltering safety net programs targeted by House Republicans.<p>Despite the fanfare -- and the spectacle of senators lingering for hours into the …

Surprisingly Close Star System Discovered

Changing Planet<p>Looks like astronomers may have new hunting grounds to search for exoplanets , and it’s close– in fact it’s just in our local interstellar neighborhood. A new-found star system at only 6.5 light years away now ranks as the third nearest to our solar system and the closest to be …

Pope Francis in Pictures

Pope Benedict XVI resigns owing to age and declining health

Pope Benedict XVI stunned the world and left the Catholic church reeling when he said on Monday that he would resign – the first pope to do so since the middle ages.<p>The move, announced without warning, will take place on 28 February and leave the papacy vacant until a successor is chosen.<p>A Vatican …

Meteorite crash in Russia: Video of meteor explosion that stirred panic in Urals region

Danica Patrick becomes first woman to lead lap at Daytona 500

Danica Patrick made more history at Daytona International Speedway on Sunday.<p>She became the first woman to lead a lap and was the highest female finisher in the famed Daytona 500. She led five laps and finished eighth. Janet Guthrie had the previous best finish for a woman in the Daytona 500 -- …

Super Bowl in Pictures

Syria's Assad denounces 'puppet' opponents in TV address

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/uk/942000/942138_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532508530_3ab41d794b430515079438418caa25b9<p><b>Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has delivered a rare TV address, denouncing his opponents as "enemies of God and puppets of the West".</b><p>He lamented the …

The Obama Inauguration in Pictures

Lance Armstrong's Confession

Cycling