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Pacific Sunwear Latest Retailer to File for Bankruptcy

Pacific Sunwear has filed for bankruptcy protection, suffocating under the weight of high rent and a large debt load.<p>The teen retailer, known for its …

WHO: Sexual transmission of Zika a 'concern'

A sexually transmitted case of the threatening Zika virus in Texas is cause for concern and requires further investigation, the World Health Organization said Wednesday.<p>"This needs to be further investigated to understand the conditions under which, and how often or likely sexual transmission is," …

The founder of a white nationalist website says Donald Trump is helping his cause

Don Black has come a long way from leading the Ku Klux Klan. As the Grand Wizard, or national leader, of the group in 1978, he's credited with growing the movement.<p>He says that now that work is largely being done by GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump.<p>Black quit the KKK in 1987, after a stint …

New Report Highlights Koch Brothers' Role In Hurricane Katrina Damage

Groups backed by the conservative billionaires helped to worsen the impact of the storm and hinder the recovery process.<p>WASHINGTON -- A new report from the Democratic opposition research group American Bridge's Bridge Project describes the way Charles and David Koch, the influential conservative …

This is Hammarby...

<b>Hammarby's fans are known for their loyalty through thick and thin. Courtesy of Copa90, find out what makes them tick and why they go the extra mile for their team.</b><p>TAGS: Video

Experts: Egypt in life-and-death struggle, though regime is stable

In order for the Egyptians to be effective they need new equipment for surveillance, specifically drones to more precisely combat the …

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Uncle Joe is revered in Putin’s Russia as a benevolent dictator

Stalin’s latest biographer dispenses with the myths and gives us all the facts — which far surpass any fabricated horror<p>‘Lately, the paradoxical turns of recent Russian history… have given my research more than scholarly relevance,’ remarks Oleg Khlevniuk in his introduction. Indeed, in Putin’s …

River Plate looking to regain past glories

It begins with a haunting memory – a trauma. A memory that serves as the demonic gateway back to that day.<p>The pitch is on fire. Police sirens whirl in the air. Water cannon and tear gas spray down on smouldering terraces. In the centre circle eleven River Plate footballers huddle for safety from …

The global appeal of MLS

Despite the farewells of several of its most prominent stars, there is much for Major League Soccer followers to look forward to in the competition’s 20th season.<p>Landon Donovan, Thierry Henry and Tim Cahill may no longer be around, but MLS clubs have been busy during the off season, putting an …

50th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday Marked in Selma

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

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Is Atlantic City, N.J., the most romantic U.S. city? OpenTable says so

The casinos may be waning, but apparently the romance isn't for Atlantic City, N.J.<p>Restaurant reservation website OpenTable has declared the struggling gambling resort the most romantic place to eat in the U.S.<p>Just in time for Valentine's Day, the website on Wednesday released its 2015 Most …

7 Hard Truths About Life That People Don't Like to Admit

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>While people generally like to think they're in touch with reality, the truth is that many of us shield ourselves from certain unpleasant facts to make us happier and more productive.<p>Users on Quora recently discussed the question: "What is an …

Tom Ford: What I've Learned

How to keep your skin looking young, the secret benefits of dark glasses, and how to welcome a lady back to the dinner table<p><i>Iconic menswear designer Tom Ford turns 53 today. Below, reprinted with permission, is an interview that Ford gave to Esquire UK in 2013</i>.<p><b>I love the title</b>. "What I've Learned." …

From OM To OMG: Science, Your Brain, And The Productive Powers Of Meditation

Using fMRI scans, we can now see what meditation does to the brain. The author suggests it can lead to a happier, more productive, and creative life. And even two minutes a day can do wonders.<p>Ever since my dad tried to convince me to meditate when I was about 12, I’ve been fairly skeptical of this …

Must Reads: A Week That Has Felt Like a Year in Ferguson

During the week, we consume words in snackable, tweetable bites. But on the weekends, we have the time to take a dive into the murkier, lengthier …

6 Body Language Secrets Very Successful People Know

<i>Body language expert Janine Driver helps you amp up gestures that win respect and quiet those that give you away.</i><p>By Janine Driver<p><b>Do: Hold Your Chin.</b><p>"It's something we see powerful people do -- Hillary Clinton, Steve Jobs on the cover of his biography. It's a thinking pose, a gesture that says, …

8 Under-the-Radar Foodie Cities

<i>Limarie Cabrera / Flickr</i><p>Cities like Paris and San Francisco may get all the attention from discerning foodies, but they're not the only places luring curious epicureans. The lesser-known dining scenes below are ambitious and unconventional, they're buzzing with new and noteworthy chefs, and they're …

Nike Has a New Plane That Could Make Everyone a Healthier Traveler

World-leading design agency TEAGUE, Seattle, has announced its new Nike plane concept.<p>This collaboration with Nike develops a specialized flying …

Different From the Norm: 12 Unique Hotel Stays in NYC

New York City is a one-of-a-kind town. So it only seems right that your stay in the Big Apple be one-of-a-kind as well. Forget chain hotels with cookie cutter appointments: In NYC, there is a new and exciting hotel waiting to be discovered on nearly every street corner (you just probably haven't …

The Most Popular Languages, Broken Down By State

Photo: Courtesy of Slate.<p>English and Spanish are, by a very large margin, the two most widely spoken languages in the United States. Ben Blatt at …

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Martin Brundle’s Eagle E-Type

Reading time: about 2 minutes.<p>British<br>• Classic Cars<br>• Design<br>• Formula 1<br>• Jaguar<br>• Vintage<p>For those of you who watch Formula 1, Martin Brundle needs no …

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NSA: Tech Companies Knew We Collected User Data

Google, Microsoft, Yahoo and other tech giants knew of the existence of the Internet surveillance program PRISM, they just didn't know it was called …