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A teenager was shot and killed after knocking on the wrong door

A 15-year-old Massachusetts resident was killed on Saturday after knocking on the wrong door.<p>Dylan Francisco and his friend were allegedly drinking in Chicopee, Massachusetts, when they went looking for a friend, The Boston Globe reports.<p>Francisco banged on the door of the house at 120 Boucher …

There Will Be No Second American Revolution: The Futility of an Armed Revolt

“A standing military force, with an overgrown Executive will not long be safe companions to liberty.”—James Madison<p>America is a ticking time bomb.<p>All that remains to be seen is who—or what—will set fire to the fuse.<p>We are poised at what seems to be the pinnacle of a manufactured breakdown, with …

11 signs you're a stellar employee — even if it doesn't feel like it

Of course, you don't want to be arrogant, but it's also important to know your worth. Requesting feedback is a good idea, but, depending on your circumstances and your boss' managerial style, this can sometimes be difficult to do.<p>How, then, can you tell if you're just doing OK, or killing it at …

Entrepreneurs’ Four Worst Personality Traits And The One That Can Redeem Them

Entrepreneurs’ personalities often overlap with criminals’, but this trait can channel those tendencies for better uses.<p>Recent psychological research hints that entrepreneurs may boast a few advantages over the general population–for instance, in their ability to cope with stress, higher levels of …

Learning a New Language Might Improve Your “Cultural Intelligence” | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence has become one of the most valued skills sought after by HR directors. Having this asset makes you a better communicator, problem solver, and overall team player--because it allows you to see the perspectives of others. When you're able to appreciate multiple perspectives and …

ACLU sues Kansas over dual voter registration system | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A civil rights group on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging a Kansas voter registration system that prevents people from participating in state and local elections unless they show proof of U.S. citizenship.<p>The American Civil Liberties Union’s lawsuit said the voter …

30 celebrities who love and endorse Donald Trump

No one can forget Clint Eastwood's odd ramblings to an empty chair, dubbed "Invisible Obama."<p>This time around, the GOP has a different assortment of celebrities to bolster its presumptive presidential nominee, Donald Trump. Scott Baio and Antonio Sabato Jr. spoke Monday night, and several other …

• Photos, videos and accounts deleted after killing of militant by Indian army<br>• ‘Why is it that only Muslims get blocked?’ asks user after account blocked<p>Facebook has censored dozens of posts and user accounts after the death of a high-profile Kashmiri separatist militant, who was killed by the Indian …

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25 Of The Biggest (And Grossest) Cleaning Mistakes You're Making

You've got the tools, but it's all about how you use them.<p>You've got the tools, but it's all about how you use them.

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Celebs Tweet Support For Leslie Jones After She Was The Victim Of Racial Abuse

"I love you Twitter, but please get it together. Stand up for your users who deserve better."

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Working Over 25 Hours a Week Can Hurt Your Brain (Especially If You're Over 40)

It's no surprise that being overworked can be hazardous to your health, but science is now saying that you should be working less -- much less.<p>Burning the candle at both ends is almost a rite of passage as an executive, business owner, or entrepreneur -- at some point applies to any profession, …

Lessons From a Tragic Month in America

Ruddy Roye recalls some of the people he met on this assignment: Baton Rouge, La: Cameron Sterling and his mother Quinye<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Radcliffe Roye …

A Practical Guide For Working Parents To Divide Household Responsibilities

Even when both parents work, moms end up doing more of the household chores. Here’s how to make home life more equitable.<p>Whose job is it to sign the kids up for summer camp, fill out (and fax) the tedious forms, make sure that peanut-free lunches are packed every evening, and drive children to …

Scientists Explain All Your Dumb Hiring Decisions

You’ve definitely heard of cognitive bias by now, but you might still be surprised how deep it can run.<p>You probably don’t need a reminder of how much bad hires can hurt–but here’s one anyway: Some research suggests that each bad hire leaves employers with a monetized loss of over $50,000 in …

Mapping the Great Migration: Black Americans' Exodus To The North

<b>In 1910, 83% of African Americans lived in the South</b>, about the same percentage that had lived there since at least as far back as 1790.<p>In the 60 years that followed, growing racism and a lack of economic opportunities in the South led more than <b>6 million</b> African Americans to migrate north. The pull …

Controversy Clouds Melania Trump’s Brightening of Dark GOP Convention

CLEVELAND — Melania Trump sought to show husband Donald Trump’s softer side on the first night of the Republican Convention, a jarring contrast with a raft of other speakers who described a violent America besieged by crime, illegal immigration, and corruption.<p>Melania Trump's speech was widely …

Where California's GOP delegation ranks: a hotel at a water park 60 miles from the convention

The California Republicans at the GOP convention are staying so far from Cleveland that they might as well be in, well, California.<p>They're such an afterthought that where they're sleeping, Cleveland radio stations turn to static. They need a law enforcement motorcade to escort them to events on …

FKA Twigs Is Incredible, Chance the Rapper and Jeremih Are Princes of Chicago, and Other Pitchfork Fest Observations

The final day of Pitchfork Music Festival featured FKA Twigs proving she's literally not of this world, and a guest performance by Chance the Rapper.<p><i>All photos by Petya Shalamanova</i><p>It was supposed to rain on the final day of the 2016 edition of Pitchfork Music Festival, but—then it didn't! Gripping …

Rudy Giuliani Doesn’t Really Know Much About Racism Or His Own Record With Black People

Epic fail.<p>Rudy Giuliani sat down with CNN’s Jake Tapper on Monday to discuss his upcoming speech at the 2016 Republican National Convention.<p>The chat started off smoothly, with Giuliani saying his address will align with the day’s convention theme, “Make America Safe Again.” But then he pivoted into …

“It’s like a nightmare that just won’t go away”: The Corinthian Colleges scam demonstrates the madness of student debt

Victims of Corinthian still find themselves hounded by collectors to repay loans deemed fraudulent in federal court<p>Debt is one of the few products we still manufacture in this country. According to one incredible analysis, one in three U.S. adults have outstanding debt that has been placed into the …

“I blame Hillary”: Mother of intelligence analyst killed at Benghazi calls Clinton a murderer

<b>Pat Smith (CNN)</b><p>Pat Smith, mom on Benghazi victim Sean Smith, said Clinton “deserves to be in stripes” at RNC<p>Scott Eric Kaufman<p>July 19, 2016 1:02am (UTC)<p>Pat Smith -- the mother of Sean Smith, an information analyst who died in the attack on the American embassy in Benghazi -- gave an impassioned, if …

Supreme Court nominee out in cold as election heats up | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Merrick Garland hit an unwanted milestone on Tuesday as the federal appeals court judge’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court reached its 125th day with no Senate action, tying for the longest pending nomination ever to the high court.<p>Judge Merrick Garland, President Obama's …

Melania Trump's Alleged Plagiarism Inspires Memes and Humor

Melania Trump faced backlash Tuesday morning amid accusations that her Monday night speech at the Republican National Convention borrowed heavily …

Patricia Arquette, Ted Lieu: Why America needs the Equal Rights Amendment

<b>(CNN) —</b> One hundred and sixty-eight years ago today, Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton spearheaded the first Women's Rights Convention in Seneca Falls, New York. More than 300 men and women gathered over the course of two days, protesting the mistreatment of women in society and calling for …

Soaring Temperatures Will Make It Too Hot to Work, UN Warns

Searing temperatures caused by climate change may cost global economies more than $2 trillion by 2030, restricting working hours in some of the …

Working families are the ‘new poor’, says Britain's leading economic think-tank

Middle income working families are the “new poor” – increasingly dependent on benefits despite ministers’ promises to “make work pay”, Britain’s leading economic think-tank has warned.<p>Two thirds of children growing up in poverty now live in a household where at least one parent works, according to …

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Ukraine’s Ingrained Culture of Torture

Human-rights groups will report soon on the abuses of Kiev’s security forces and of the rebels in Ukraine. As The Daily Beast discovered, it’s a very …

There's a new source of Medicare fraud

After years of criminal prosecutions, civil suits and huge financial settlements, that controversy finally began to fade.<p>But a recent report by the Department of Health and Human Services Inspector General's Office has sparked a new concern that the compounded drug industry, which provides …