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WWDC 2017: What to expect from Apple’s big developer event keynote

Siri ... and a speaker?<p>Apple’s annual Worldwide Developers Conference kicks off with one of its trademark product keynotes, starting Monday, June 5 at 10 am PT, 1 pm ET. <b>Recode</b> will cover WWDC live from San Jose, Calif. — stay tuned for the latest.<p>What will Apple introduce? The company’s promotional …

18 Things You Never Knew About 'Poltergeist'

"Poltergeist" has terrified audiences since its release 35 years ago this week, on June 4, 1982. And not just for the on-screen depiction of vengeful spirits haunting the Freeling family's new suburban home, but also for the eerie events that notoriously took place off-screen as well.<p>Here are the …

Conway: Dems trying to humiliate Cabinet picks

Kellyanne Conway, incoming counselor to Donald Trump, on Wednesday accused Democrats of “humiliating and trying to embarrass” the president-elect’s Cabinet nominees and called their rapid-fire questioning of Betsy DeVos, his pick for education secretary, “reprehensible.”<p>“This idea of humiliating …

New Balance is launching a fitness-focused Android Wear watch

Fitness company New Balance is releasing its first Android Wear watch, the RunIQ. In line with the brand, it's a running-focused smartwatch that the company is developing through partnerships with Intel (for hardware), Google (for software), and Strava (for run tracking).<p>The RunIQ has a built-in …

New Balance

Putin ally tells Americans: vote Trump or face nuclear war

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Americans should vote for Donald Trump as president next month or risk being dragged into a nuclear war, according to a Russian ultra-nationalist ally of President Vladimir Putin who likes to compare himself to the U.S. Republican candidate.<p>Vladimir Zhirinovsky, a flamboyant …

Trump's crude remarks put running mate Pence in awkward spot

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Mike Pence has long described himself as a "Christian, a conservative and a Republican in that order."<p>Now, the GOP vice …

Donald Trump

Michelle Obama and Melania Trump pictured together at White House meeting as Donald Trump considers administration appointments

• <b>Obama says "an excellent conversation" with Trump at White House</b>• <b><br>Trump calls Obama "a very, very good man"</b>• <b><br>Melania Trump also meets the first lady</b>• <b><br>Nigel Farage to be Trump's go-between</b>• <b><br>How the world's cartoonists reacted</b><p>The White House has released an image of Michelle Obama speaking to Melania Trump - …

Trump's rigged claim challenges US democratic system

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Donald Trump cried foul over what he describes as a "rigged" electoral system, his loosely defined claims challenged the …

Government

The ingenious path George Lucas took to making billions off of 'Star Wars'

While Hollywood expected "Star Wars" to be a huge flop in 1977, it ended up, as we know, one of the most financially successful films of all time, and kicked off a franchise that can't be killed.<p>"The Force Awakens," the seventh film in the "Star Wars" saga, will be released on December 18, 2015. …

25 Candid Snaps From Four Years of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show

The push-ups! The wings! The celeb cameos! The body glitter! There’s no denying the action on the catwalk at the annual Victoria’s Secret blowout, but there’s plenty to see behind the scenes, too. In between catwalk turns, boldface beauties like Joan Smalls and Doutzen Kroes snap selfies, adjust …

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Marco Rubio: White House spin on Russia 'absurd'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Russia's airstrikes in Syria are pushing 2016 candidates to take a stand on the issue, with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio saying Friday that the White House's position is "absurd" and contrary to the reality on the ground.<p>Administration officials have said that Russia's airstrikes in …

When America Was 'Great,' Taxes Were High, Unions Were Strong, and Government Was Big

The bygone nation Donald Trump’s supporters yearn for looks awfully liberal, at least in terms of economic policy.<p>There is plenty about GOP hopeful Donald Trump to which potential primary voters respond. He’s successful. He’s plainspoken. At a time when politicians are historically unpopular, he’s …

Income Inequality

Kevin Bacon Celebrates 27 Years of Marriage to Kyra Sedgwick in the Most Adorable Way

They’re officially one of the cutest – and longest running – couples in Hollywood.<p>On Friday, Kevin Bacon and his wife Kyra Sedgwick celebrated their …

Cute

The Conversation I Almost Missed & the Future It Could've Cost

I was not expecting to experience such an emotional response when Dr. Shefali Tsabary shared her video about the public shaming of kids with me. It was the following passage, found two minutes and 20 seconds into the video, that brought me to tears:<p>"I came to you so you could honor my soul, nurture …

Senior Senate Republicans rebuke Ted Cruz for Mitch McConnell 'lie' attack

• Hatch, Alexander and Cornyn respond to accusation without naming Cruz<br>• Export-Import Bank linked to highway bill as Senate holds rare Sunday session<p>Senior Senate Republicans lined up on Sunday to rebuke Texas senator Ted Cruz for attacking majority leader Mitch McConnell, in an extraordinary display …

Justice Roberts' ObamaCare ruling could be boon for congressional Republicans

Supreme Court Justice John Roberts infuriated conservatives when he wrote the recent opinion to uphold ObamaCare.<p>But secretly, many Republicans in Congress are thanking Roberts from saving conservatives from themselves. And if they aren’t sending him balloons and flowers now, they may do so by the …

High-stakes lobbying on Iran deal; pressure for Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Israel's ambassador to the United States raced in and out of offices on Capitol Hill, trying to persuade lawmakers that the nuclear …

Iran Nuclear Deal

LG and HTC had better hope this BlackBerry Android phone is fake

If you pit three struggling companies against each other, what happens next? In an ideal world for the smartphone enthusiast that wants to see …

Lee Greenwood performs 'God Bless the U.S.A'

Why Is It So Hard to Track Police Killings?

Two newspapers succeed where the federal government has failed, and new legislation seems unlikely to solve the problem.<p>The recent spate of highly publicized killings of black men by police officers has driven many people to wonder how common such police violence is. Incredibly, no one knows—not …

Justice

The Ghosts of Laprak

How life in a small mountainous village was turned upside down by Nepal’s deadly earthquake — loved ones lost, homes destroyed. BuzzFeed News’ Anup Kaphle brings the first in-depth report from Laprak, near the quake’s epicenter.<p>LAPRAK, Nepal — It was a quiet Saturday in Laprak. With the village’s …