Sami Jaffery

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This Is the Worst Roommate Story You’ll Ever Read

<b>Alex Miller’s spare room</b> had been on Craigslist for two weeks when, last March, she got the call she’d been waiting for. The man at the other end …

Crime

Yes, coffee is actually good for you — here's what science has to say about it

Is coffee actually good for you? How many cups a day is considered healthy? Is drip coffee worse than espresso? Joe Avella and Jessica Orwig answer these questions and more on the Facebook series "Science the $#!* out of it."<p>Turns out, coffee is good for you. But there's more to the story. There's …

Decades After Alcohol Ban, Iran Admits It Has a Problem

TEHRAN — For most of his life, alcohol rehab for Mehdi consisted of regular stretches in prison and lashings that left dark marks on his back. Now, at 36, he has prematurely gray hair, but with the help of an Alcoholics Anonymous group he swears he has finally stopped drinking.<p>In recent years, …

Vitamin C may kill cancer cells

This is the finding by researchers from the Perlmutter Cancer Center at NYU Langone Health.<p>Certain genetic changes are known to reduce the ability of …

Barbican accused of showing antisemitic film in science fiction season

Creator of futuristic fantasy screening at arts centre says her film is a work of art and not propaganda about Palestine/Israel conflict<p>The head of the UK’s main Jewish organisation has accused London’s Barbican arts centre of showing an antisemitic film, which she claims is “blatant propaganda …

India says to deport all Rohingya regardless of U.N. registration

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - All of an estimated 40,000 Rohingya Muslims living in India are illegal immigrants, even those registered with the U.N. refugee agency, and the government aims to deport them, a senior government official told Reuters.<p>FILE PHOTO: People belonging to Rohingya Muslim community …

Riverdale season 2 return date: What's next for Archie, Jughead and Cheryl? Episode titles revealed

Madelaine Petsch confirmed Cheryl is not joining the sad breakfast club in season 2.<p>Riverdale season 2 premiere episode title revealed by showrunner …

Anti-Shariah rallies planned across US worry Muslim leaders

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Inside a mosque in the college town of Eugene, a half-dozen men prostrated themselves on a carpet while another man led the …

India's Infosys shares fall on media report of stake sale by founders

(Reuters) - Shares in India’s Infosys Ltd fell as much as 3.5 percent to their lowest in over a month on Friday after a newspaper reported the company’s founders were planning to sell their stakes, citing people familiar with the development.<p>The logo of Infosys is pictured inside the company's …

India Power Plants Stranded as 50 Million Homes Left in the Dark

India is scaling back expectations for power demand growth as it struggles to electrify millions of homes despite a glut in generation capacity.<p>The …

Saudi football chiefs apologise over London attack tribute

<b>Saudi football chiefs have apologised after their national team elected not to take part in a minute's silence for victims of the London Bridge attack.</b><p>Australian players linked arms as a sign of respect before Thursday's World Cup qualifying match at Adelaide Oval.<p>Saudi players took up field …

This 100-Million-Year-Old Bird Trapped in Amber Is The Best We've Ever Seen

Feathers and all.<p>Scientists have uncovered an incredible specimen in Myanmar that has given us a glimpse of life from 100 million years ago - a piece …

Scientists Finally Witnessed a Phenomenon That Einstein Thought "Impossible"

Celestial Warping<p>According to Einstein’s general relativity theory, spacetime bends or gets distorted when it crosses a massive object due to its …

Scientists Have Recorded the Sound of Two Black Holes Colliding, and You Can Hear It Too

Something happened 3 billion years ago that changed the makeup of our prodigious universe forever. Two enormous black holes collided, resulting in an …

A New State of Matter Is Discovered — and It's Strange

New State Of Matter<p>Duke University postdoctoral fellow Sho Yaida has just solved a 30-year mystery in the physics world with 30 pages of …

23 Silver Foxes Who Are Almost Too Hot To Handle

Zaddy status.<p>Age ain’t nothing but a number ― and this ~fire~ list is proof.<p>Below, 23 distinguished gents who just get better and better with age.

Warby Parker

Rouhani’s victory is good news for Iran, but bad news for Trump and his Sunni allies

So it’s a good win for the Iranian regime – and its enormous population of young people – and a bad win for Trump’s regime, which would far rather …

South Asia

The science of songs: how does music affect your body chemistry?

Classical music makes shoppers buy more. Gentle tunes can cure insomnia. How? Writer, composer and science lecturer John Powell explains<p>Like many music lovers I’ve always had a fascination withthe emotional power. How can a combination of sounds make all the hairs on your arms stand on end, or make …

Science

Will Shemar Moore return to 'Criminal Minds'? Details on Derek Morgan's finale appearance

A familiar face stopped by <i>Criminal Minds</i> in Wednesday's season finale<i>.</i><p>Shemar Moore returned to the CBS drama in the season 12 finale, titled "Red …

What to do if you lose your passport

Travelers, here is a cautionary tale for international fliers, anyone who steps foot in any airplane, in the U.S. or abroad, or anyone who believes that details are boring (they are) and best left to somebody else (they aren’t). This is the story of Barrett Crake, who lost his passport on a flight …

Alleged airport shooter lied about his record on job form

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The man accused of killing five people at a Florida airport lied about his criminal record on his application to be a …

This is How You Fold a Record-Breaking Paper Airplane

In 2012, designer John Collins constructed a paper airplane that flew an astonishing 226 feet, establishing a distance record that still stands. A …

40+ of the most otherworldly spots on Earth

I LIVE in the mountains of British Columbia. It’s vast, wild, and the scale is hard to grasp. It takes some bizarre looking landscapes to give me a …

Canadian army investigate mysterious 'pinging' sound coming from sea floor

Hunters in a remote community in the Canadian Arctic are concerned about a beeping sound that’s scaring animals away from a popular hunting area<p>The Canadian armed forces have sent a crew to investigate reports of a mysterious “pinging” sound that seemed to be coming from the sea floor.<p>Hunters in a …

9 ways you're cooking your steak wrong, according to the chef of Wall Street's oldest steakhouse

And even fewer home-cooked steaks compare to those of your favorite local steakhouse.<p>From fridge to plate, there are a lot of little secrets steakhouse chefs employ.<p>Thanks to Billy Oliva, we're now hip to those secrets. Oliva oversees the kitchen at one of Wall Street's favorite steakhouses, …

BBQ

Fact-checking the first Clinton-Trump presidential debate

By Glenn Kessler and<p>Glenn Kessler<p>The Fact Checker<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>Michelle Ye Hee Lee<p>National political enterprise and accountability reporter covering money and influence in politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>In the first debate between presidential contenders Donald Trump and Hillary …

Donald Trump is no longer starring in Politics: The Reality Show, and it’s hurting him

He consistently fails the absolute basics of political theater.<p>Donald Trump is great at doing the seemingly unimaginable. He won the Republican nomination over 15 other potential nominees who looked better on paper, with a thin ground game, little cash on hand, and not much buoying him in the early …

This Business Travel Hack for Beating the Saturday Night Stay Airline Rule Saved Me 73.5 Percent

Beat the airlines at their own Saturday Night Rule booking game by creating your own DIY hacker fare.<p>Hey, remember when business travel was a novelty and it was just so exciting to get away that you looked forward to every trip?<p>Don't me wrong--I still enjoy the incredible places I get to visit for …

Brian Cox: ‘It’s a book about how to think’

In Universal: A Guide to the Cosmos, Brian Cox shows how anyone can see the world like a physicist. Here he explains why he loves changing his mind<p>Professor Brian Cox is advanced fellow of particle physics in the School of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Manchester. He is about to embark …