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5 things to know for your New Day -- Tuesday, May 26

<b>(CNN) —</b> Flood waters hit Texas and Oklahoma. B.B. King's daughters say their dad was poisoned. And the FBI investigates holiday weekend plane threats.<p>It's Tuesday and here are the 5 things to know for your New Day<p>SEVERE WEATHER<p><b>Under water:</b> Epic rainfall and flooding make a deadly combination in …

San Francisco 49ers

Australia to strip terrorists of citizenship

Tony Abbott, Australia’s prime minister, proposed tighter security laws over concerns about 100 nationals who have joined Isil but he apparently wanted to go further and render citizens stateless<p>Tony Abbott, Australia’s prime minister, will strip the citizenship of dual nationals who fight for …

4 Clever (and Kind of Sad) Ways Animals Adapt to Humans

From songbirds to manatees, some animals are taking advantage of how people change their environment.<p>Their habitat is disappearing due to widespread logging, but orangutans seem to have found at least one tiny silver lining: traveling on timber roads instead of the more challenging tree …

Marine Mammals

The Genius And The Genie: The Story Of Robin Williams’ Rocky Relationship With Disney

<b>Will & A Way</b><p>Robin Williams had the ability to morph on stage in millisecond intervals with such a slicing proficiency that audience member’s heads wouldn’t just spin, they’d almost helicopter off and land at his feet; a bestowal more apt for the ripping comedian than a bouquet of roses. In 1991, …

The contagious thought that could kill you

To die, sometimes you need only believe you are ill, and as David Robson discovers, we can unwittingly ‘catch’ such fears, often with terrifying consequences.<p>Beware the scaremongers. Like a witch doctor’s spell, their words might be spreading modern plagues.<p>It’s a consistent phenomenon, but …

Medicine

Grammy awards 2015 best quotes: Prince, Madonna, Obama and more

Madonna is hard as nails, Sam schmoozes with Stevie, and Bastille reveal a very British problem – we round up the best soundbites of the night<p>• Grammy awards 2015: as they happened<br>• Grammy award-winners – in pictures<br>• Red carpet: Madonna’s bottom, Rihanna’s meringue<p><b>Prince wins on words</b><p>Like books …

Music

From Gatsby to Darcy: the top 10 liars in fiction

Photograph: theguardian.com<p>Edmund meets the White White in The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/28/1422446427746/7339da79-996a-41f3-90e7-f5db2e4f88b9-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: theguardian.com<p>Edmund meets the White White in The …

Snapchat update makes it easier to have affairs, but teen outcry prompts U-turn

Snapchat’s latest update removed a feature which has irritated sexters for years – but some of the app’s teen users are so unhappy that the company has promised to reverse the decision.<p>The “best friends” lists, a part of the app for more than two years, have been removed. The lists display the top …

Social Media

The 50 Best First Sentences in Fiction

In a 2013 interview with Joe Fassler, horror fiction maestro Stephen King reflected on the magnitude of a novel’s introductory sentence. “An opening …

Literature

Horror fiction

<i>"Supernatural horror" redirects here. For the film genre, see supernatural horror film.</i><p><b>Horror</b> is a genre of speculative fiction which is intended to, …

Bleak Books to Read in January

January is bleak. Cold. Dark. Depressing. Gone are the merry, or mandatory, festivities around fireplaces; the warm glow of either love or alcohol has crystallized into the hard-eyed stare of a sober new year. Embrace it. Here is the time to look inward. Reflect. Drink cocoa and organize the apps …

After mortifying Mortdecai, is Johnny Depp's career decaying?

Depp has added to a string of flops including Transcendence and The Rum Diary with his caper Mortdecai – so is it time for the once-bankable star to hang up the sunglasses?<p>• Mortdecai: a one-star review from Mark Kermode<p>For a good long while, Johnny Depp had a firm grasp on the strange elixir that …

Box Office

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Gender