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The 30 best albums of 2015

It’s been real, 2015. This year has given us instant rap classics, expertly crafted bubblegum pop, the return of an R&B music icon and surprise …

Strong economy could help Hillary Clinton, Democrats

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton received another piece of good news to head into the weekend with: a stellar jobs report.<p>The Labor Department announced Friday that the U.S. economy added 271,000 jobs in October, pushing the unemployment rate down to 5%. To put that figure in perspective, the …

NYPD Killing Of Mohamed Bah Was 'An Execution And A Cover-Up:' Lawyers

New evidence shows police unjustly killed Bah in September 2012, his family says.<p>NEW YORK -- Lawyers for the family of a man who died at the hands of New York City police officers say they have uncovered new evidence that his death was an "execution" and was subsequently covered up by the NYPD.<p>Now …

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

Ben Carson: #BlackLivesMatter misfire

Our righteous anger misdirected at politically convenient targets, not real culprits.<p>The idea that disrupting and protesting Bernie Sanders speeches will change what is wrong in America is lunacy. The "BlackLivesMatter" movement is focused on the wrong targets, to the detriment of blacks who would …

Ben Carson

Air Pollution Killing 4,000 in China a Day, U.S. Study Finds

Air pollution is killing about 4,000 people in China a day, accounting for 1 in 6 premature deaths in the world's most populous country, a new study finds.<p>Physicists at the University of California, Berkeley, calculated that about 1.6 million people in China die each year from heart, lung and …

Pollution

Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) Jokes About Kanye, Drake, Meek Mill at Montreal Stand-Up Set

<i>Photo via the Phi Centre</i><p>Yasiin Bey (formerly Mos Def) is no stranger to comedy—he made a few memorable appearances on "Chappelle's Show", for example. Last night, he did a standup show called "Happy Birthday! Shut Up." at the Phi Centre in Montreal, accompanied by Kaytranada. According to Cult MTL, …

Rap & Hip-Hop

Kanye West's non-profit Donda's House begins music writing and recording program for Chicago's at-risk youth. http://pnps.co/1chAixd