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Venmo: how the payment app exposes our private lives

Venmo is unusual because it combines social media with financial transaction. It’s hard to gauge expectations of privacy<p>Anyone can track a Venmo user’s purchase history and glean a detailed profile – including their drug deals, eating habits and arguments – because the payment app lacks default …

Santa Barbara

In Defense of Incivility: Here's Why Ostracizing Trump Officials Isn't Rude — It's Necessary

"If there is any main wellspring of incivility, it comes from the monstrously evil actions of the Trump regime."Trump administration officials are …

Homeland Security

Left-versus-right fighting similar to ‘things that happened before the Civil War,’ historian says

A presidential historian said the intensifying battles between the political left and right in America remind him of “some of the things that happened before the Civil War.”<p>Michael Beschloss also told Politico the fighting in a “polarized” United States is “a new disheartening sign of a country …

War

Decapitated Animal Carcass Placed on DHS Official’s Porch

A decapitated and burned animal carcass was recently discovered on the front porch of a Department of Homeland Security (DHS) official’s Washington, …

Immigration

Special counsel obtains Trump ally Erik Prince's phones, computer

Special Counsel Robert Mueller is digging deeper into Trump ally and Blackwater founder Erik Prince, according to multiple sources with knowledge of …

Donald Trump

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

FDA

CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In death, as in life, Anthony Bourdain brought us closer together.<p>On his award-winning series, "Parts Unknown," Bourdain brought the world home to CNN viewers. Through the simple act of sharing meals, he showcased both the extraordinary diversity of cultures and cuisines, yet how …

Anthony Bourdain

TMZ

How Women Ended Up Removing Hair From Their Entire Bodies: A History

Hair removal is annoying. It’s tedious, painful, and unnecessary—we’d do just fine if we kept our body hair intact.<p>Still, if you’re a woman, there’s …

Trump signs the biggest rollback of bank rules since the financial crisis

President Donald Trump signed the biggest rollback of bank regulations since the global financial crisis into law Thursday.<p>The measure designed to …

Financial Services

The Russia Investigations: Big Questions Answered, More Big Questions Raised

<b>Updated at 9:44 a.m.</b><p><i>This week in the Russia investigations: The Senate Judiciary Committee dumps documents about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting, the special counsel's office celebrates its first birthday and the GOP escalates its war against the Justice Department.</i><p><b>The enemy within</b><p>After chapters on …

Rudy Giuliani Is Terrified That Trump Will Lie to Mueller

Perhaps frustrated by the media’s tepid response to his ho-hum Wednesday night appearance on <i>The Ingraham Angle</i>, former New York City mayor and …

Donald Trump

The History of Old Bay Seasoning - Chowhound

If you grew up in a certain sliver of America near the Chesapeake Bay, Old Bay was a holy nectar. It was applied to chicken, shrimp, fish and, of …

Root cause of gray hair: Study looks at why your hair turns gray

Spotting a few gray strands on your head? If you’re wondering how they got there, scientists may have an answer, according to a new …

Colorado Lawmakers Weigh 'Red Flag Law' As Gun Owners Push Back

Surrounded by law enforcement, district attorneys, and advocates, Colorado lawmakers unveiled a bill on Monday that would allow guns to be temporarily taken away from someone who is a significant risk to themselves or to others.<p>Nine states already have similar laws on the books, which are known as …

Questions Raised About Study Of Device To Ease Opioid Withdrawal

To the untrained, the evidence looks promising for a new medical device to ease opioid withdrawal. A small study shows that people feel better when the device, an electronic nerve stimulator called the Bridge, is placed behind their ear.<p>The company that markets the Bridge is using the study results …

Clinical Trials

Frozen Food Sales Feel The Heat As Consumers Opt For Fresh

Lynn Smith was picking out frozen vegetables in a Los Angeles grocery store when she was asked if she bought much of her food in that aisle.<p>"No I don't, as a matter of fact," Smith responded, slightly perplexed.<p>Smith happened to have a coupon for frozen vegetables and figured they'd go nicely in …

Los Angeles

Gun Control Advocates To Press Russia Questions During NRA Convention

As attendees of the National Rifle Association's annual convention ride on the interstate this week from the Dallas airport to their convention hall, they might look out the window to see a billboard questioning why the group has "cozied up" with Vladimir Putin and the Kremlin.<p>It's a literal sign …

Donald Trump

Iowa Legislature Passes 'Fetal Heartbeat' Bill To Ban Abortions After 6 Weeks

<b>Updated at 10:10 a.m. ET</b><p>Iowa's Legislature has passed a bill that would make most abortions illegal once a fetal heartbeat can be detected.<p>The measure, which would effectively ban abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy, passed the state House late Tuesday and the state Senate early Wednesday. …

How Popular Science covered the Empire State Building's 1931 opening

'Robot Elevators to Serve 85,000'<p>When in a few weeks the doors of New York City's Empire State Building are opened to admit the public, fifty-eight electrical robots will be standing at attention, awaiting merely the pushing of buttons to begin the distribution of a daily population almost equal to …

10 Signs You Have an Iron Deficiency

If you spot these telltale symptoms, get yourself a spinach and steak salad, stat!<p>About 9 percent of women suffer from an iron deficiency, according to the most recent stats from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention—but that number's even higher for physically active women, say experts. …

Avicii's Death Reportedly Caused by Injuries From Broken Wine Bottle Pieces

Avicii reportedly died from self-inflicted injuries after using broken pieces of a wine bottle to cut himself, according to <i>TMZ</i>.<p>The DJ and EDM …

Bill Cosby Will Reportedly Get Special Treatment in Prison as Sentencing Date Looms

On Friday, April, 27, Bill Cosby was found guilty of three counts of aggravated indecent assault and is facing up to 10 years behind bars. However, …

A denim brand is selling 'extreme cut out' jeans for $168 and people are seriously confused

Carmar Denim<p><b>As if crotchless and ripped jeans weren't enough, one denim company decided to take the shredded look to a whole new level.</b>• <b><br>Carmar Denim</b> …

Gibson guitar maker files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection

Whether it was Elvis Presley, Keith Richards or B.B. King and his beloved "Lucille," Gibson Brands made guitar history, but a devastating financial fall forced it Tuesday to file for bankruptcy protection.<p>Gibson, which also has Baldwin pianos, Wurlitzer organs and other well-known brands, said that …

Jimi Hendrix

Dianne Feinstein drops hard opposition to recreational pot | McClatchy Washington Bureau

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, a longtime opponent of legalizing recreational marijuana, now says the federal government should not interfere in California's …

Mueller's former assistant says grammatical errors prove leaked questions came from Trump

Michael Zeldin, a CNN legal analyst and former assistant to Robert MuellerRobert Swan MuellerSasse: US should applaud choice of Mueller to lead …

Poll finds 4M lost health insurance in last two years

About 4 million Americans lost health insurance in the last two years, according to a new survey from the Commonwealth Fund, which attributed the …

Health Care

Verne Troyer Dead at 49

<b>Verne Troyer</b> -- best known for playing Mini-Me in the 'Austin Powers' comedies, and for being one of the shortest men in the world -- has died.<p>Verne …