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California police worked with neo-Nazis to pursue 'anti-racist' activists, documents show

Officers expressed sympathy with white supremacists and sought their help to target counter-protesters after a violent 2016 rally, according to court documents<p>California police investigating a violent white nationalist event worked with white supremacists in an effort to identify counter-protesters …

Rights & Freedoms

How to Get Faux-Looking Lashes Using Baby Powder

False lashes are a godsend...if you're going to a wedding or a New Year's Eve bash. But while many of us covet that Kim Kardashian-level of fabulous fringe on the regular, they're not a practical option outside of more formal affairs, and certainly not<p>False lashes are a godsend...if you're going to …

20 Concealer Hacks Every Woman Should Know

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, life-changing ways to cover under-eye circles, blemishes, and more.<p><b>1) If you use foundation, apply it first, and then apply your concealer.</b><p>If you apply your foundation first, you'll find that you don't need to use as much concealer. If you apply concealer …

Julius Lester, Chronicler of Black America, Is Dead at 78

Julius Lester, a captivating and often polarizing American writer whose odyssey through a labyrinth of religious and ethnic identities caused him to be labeled a militant black separatist and a race traitor, as well as an anti-Semite and, after his conversion to Judaism, a vociferous Zionist, died …

This Strange Condition Might Explain Why Doctors Sent a Living Man to The Morgue

How'd they get it so wrong?<p>Taphophobia – or the fear of being buried alive – is one of the most common phobias. For good reason, too, as the idea of …

Financial Services

Venezuela opposition banned from running in 2018 election

<b>Venezuela's President, Nicolás Maduro, says the country's main opposition parties are banned from taking part in next year's presidential election.</b><p>He said only parties which took part in Sunday's mayoral polls would be able to contest the presidency.<p>Leaders from the Justice First, Popular Will and …

19 Makeup Charts That You'll Cherish And Save Forever

States preparing for children's health insurance program to run out of funding: report

Nearly a dozen states are readying for the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP), which provides insurance to low-income children, to run out of …

What's the Difference Between Sirloin and Top Round Steaks?

Shopping for meat can be confusing. All those slabs of beef can look shockingly similar in the supermarket, right? How do you figure out the …

James Cameron analyzes what he got right and wrong in 'Titanic: 20 Years Later'

Nearly two decades after <i>Titanic</i> sailed into theaters, does the Oscar-winning film stay afloat?<p>The movie’s writer-director explores what he got right and wrong in National Geographic’s <i>Titanic: 20 Years Later with James Cameron</i> Sunday. In the special directed by Tom Grane, Cameron compares the …

Chicken-and-Biscuit Cobbler Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°. Melt 3 Tbsp. butter in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add carrots and onion, and sauté 5 minutes. Add …

These Plants Are Oxygen Bombs – Have at Least One of Them to Clean the Air at Your Home – Healthy Remedies

Numerous people like to keep plants at home. They like to grow them because they beautify every area, but did you know that plants can actually clean …

Black-ish Taught Me More About Slavery in 22 Minutes Than My Entire Education (Plus, That Roots Cartoon Was Epic)

The whole issue of slavery is one fraught with a legacy of pain, trauma and, yes, white guilt, and this country didn’t even apologize for this mass …

TV

Twitter Points Out Everything That's Wrong With Mason Jar Salads

You know it's true.<p>The Mason jar has many different roles in the kitchen, and holding salads is one of the newer ones.<p>Mason jar salads are layered salads that happen to be very photogenic. Pinterest loves them. Instagram loves them. They’re everywhere you look. But Twitter? Twitter has had it with …

Twitter Is Testing a Twitter Lite Android App

Twitter introduced its Twitter Lite streamlined mobile web experience for users with poor connectivity in April, and the social network is now …

Android News

How an Old Address on Your Credit Report Affects Your Credit Score

Why Old Addresses Show Up on Your Credit Report<p>One section of your credit report lists both your current and previous addresses. Credit bureaus …

Identity Theft

Giant iceberg on the move

The calving of this iceberg in July reduced the size of Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf by 12 percent. The berg hung near the coast awhile, but now …

Global Warming

The Latest: Marc Anthony spits fire at Trump for Puerto Rico

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's criticism of protesting athletes (all times EDT):<p>10:50 p.m.<p>Marc Anthony has some scathing …

Can HSV2 be transmitted through oral sex?

Herpes simplex virus type 2 is a form of herpes virus that can be sexually transmitted and causes lesions, such as sores and blisters, to form on the …

Why Donald Trump Attacked the NFL Players Who Take a Knee

John NicholsHe’s stoking racial divisions in order to maintain a grip on a Senate seat that Democrats are surprisingly competitive for.The post Why …

Hurricane Maria is bringing tropical-storm conditions to the East Coast of the US

After causing widespread devastation in the Caribbean, Hurricane Maria has taken a turn to the north. The Category 1 storm is bringing tropical storm conditions to the East Coast of the US, including heavy rain, dangerous surf, and potentially life-threatening storm surge.<p>The National Hurricane …

The Unveiling of an Ancient Underwater Forest off Alabama Coast

ORANGE BEACH, Ala. — Deep beneath the surface, off the coast of Alabama, lies a hidden treasure not known to man for thousands of years: an ancient underwater forest.<p>Long concealed and preserved under a thick layer of sediment are clusters of cypress trees, which scientists believe was uncovered by …

North Korea Says Trump's Tweet Is A Declaration Of War. Twitter Won't Say If It Violates Its Rules.

"We don't comment on individual accounts for privacy and security reasons," Twitter said of the president's warning to the North Korean foreign minister.<p>On Monday morning North Korea's foreign minister told journalists gathered near the United Nations that president Trump's recent tweet about North …

McCain calls brain cancer prognosis 'very poor'

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. John McCain says doctors have given him a "very poor prognosis" as he battles brain cancer.McCain underwent surgery in …

Alejandro Villanueva Stood on Field for Anthem with Steelers in Locker Room

While the Pittsburgh Steelers remained in the tunnel during the national anthem Sunday before their game against the Chicago Bears, starting left tackle Alejandro Villanueva appeared in front of them outside of the tunnel.<p>According to Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com, that decision surprised several …

Anthony Weiner’s sexting scandal just landed him a 21-month prison sentence

Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl, the conclusion of a protracted scandal that both cost Weiner politically and reopened an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while secretary of state, which may have …

Government

North Korea: We Will Shoot Down US Bombers Not in Our Airspace

The warning comes just two days after the Pentagon said it had flown B-1B Lancer bombers into international airspace over waters east of North Korea.​<p>US Presidents have found many ways around formally declaring war on a country they seek to invade, but Twitter isn't one of them. In that regard, …

8 Myths About Sugar You Need to Stop Believing

Here's what the science says.<p>We've seen the alarming documentaries, sat through health class lectures, and watched the obesity numbers steadily grow …

Aides warned Trump not to attack North Korea's leader personally before his fiery U.N. address

Senior aides to President Trump repeatedly warned him not to deliver a personal attack on North Korea's leader at the United Nations this week, saying insulting the young despot in such a prominent venue could irreparably escalate tensions and shut off any chance for negotiations to defuse the …