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Jets CEO: Sam Darnold shifts team into new gear

The fortunes of an NFL franchise can pivot with the whims of the football gods in a matter of seconds.<p>A routine sack ends the golden-armed …

NFL

How this 34-year-old dad made nearly $1 million off a simple Fiverr side hustle

A little over five years ago, Joel Young found himself in a situation many American families are facing: He was deeply in debt with a less than …

Entrepreneurship

We asked astronauts if they think aliens exist. Here's what they said

Jeff Hoffman has floated in the vacuum of space. He’s looked down at our planet from above, seen the whorls of clouds, the vast oceans, and the …

Trump decides to remove national security adviser, and others may follow

President Trump has decided to remove H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser and is actively discussing potential replacements, according to five people with knowledge of the plans, preparing to deliver yet another jolt to the senior ranks of his administration.<p>Trump is now comfortable with …

Donald Trump

Stephen Hawking, science's brightest star, dies aged 76

The physicist and author of A Brief History of Time has died at his home in Cambridge. His children said: ‘We will miss him for ever’<p>Stephen Hawking obituary by Roger Penrose<p>Tributes poured in on Wednesday to Stephen Hawking, the brightest star in the firmament of science, whose insights shaped …

Physics

10 forbidden places that no one is allowed to visit

White House officials alarmed at education secretary's '60 Minutes' performance

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House officials were alarmed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos' struggle to answer basic questions about the nation's schools and failure to defend the administration's newly proposed school safety measures during a tour of television interviews Sunday and Monday, according to two …

Donald Trump

Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

<i>This post was first published on Feb. 15. It was updated on May 18.</i><p>BERLIN — Contrary to what you may sometimes hear, school shootings are not unique to the United States. Germany, for instance, went through a string of devastating attacks between 2002 and 2009. Between 1996 and 2008, major school …

Guns

There’s peace in the air at PyeongChang Olympics, but something doesn’t smell right

Jerry Brewer<p>GANGNEUNG, South Korea — At the end of the Opening Ceremonies on Friday night, after more than two hours of kumbaya at its most elegant, the infamous PyeongChang wind pestered the fantasy-closing fireworks exhibition. A grand and hopeful night concluded with smoke and debris forcing you …

South Korea

'Yo memo is so stupid Eric Trump beat it's SAT scores': Internet breaks into hysterics over #YoMemoJokes

In wake of Rep. Devin Nunes’ (R-CA) memo being released to the general public and declassified by President Donald Trump, the afternoon and evening …

Ranking the greatest pitchers in baseball history: Nos. 20-1

<i>Throughout the months of January and February, a cast of editors from theScore will share their rankings of the greatest teams, performances,</i> …

10 things you never need to refrigerate

Have you ever opened your refrigerator and realized that you couldn't find what you were looking for because it was overflowing with miscellaneous items? If so, you're in good company. The majority of households pack items into the fridge that simply don't need to be there. Here's a list of 10 …

A Texas man vowed to forgive whoever killed most of his family. Then he learned it was his son.

Rage and faith were at war inside Kent Whitaker as he lay in a hospital bed with a 9mm bullet hole six inches from his heart.<p>It was December 2003, and the pillars of the Houston-area man’s life had just been ripped down. A husband of 28 years, now he was a widower. A father of two college-age boys, …

Crime

30 Fascinating Early Bands of Future Music Legends

Even rock's biggest names had to start somewhere. Flip through this (way) back catalog of stars' early projects and you'll find yourself in a …

Debbie Harry

Rand Paul tells a surprising story about Trump and Haiti long before he was president

Senator Rand Paul (R-Ky.) defended the president against accusations of racism based on the report that he called Haiti and other nations “sh*thole countries” in a meeting about immigration.<p>“You know I don’t think the comments were constructive at all,” Paul told Chuck Todd on Meet the Press …

Coca-Cola Just Made a Major Announcement That Will Change Your View of the Brand (for the Worse, Perhaps) | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Coca-Cola slipped on its Levi's and gazed out of the window at the cool kids.<p>Coke used to be cool once.<p>Now, the lines are showing and they're not from laughter.<p>Somehow, Coke doesn't quite have …

Coca-Cola

Trump Alarms Lawmakers With Disparaging Words for Haiti and Africa

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Thursday balked at an immigration deal that would include protections for people from Haiti and some nations in Africa, demanding to know at a White House meeting why he should accept immigrants from “shithole countries” rather than from places like Norway, according …

Immigration

'The premise of your question is completely ridiculous': Things got testy in the White House briefing room.

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders denied the obvious on Thursday — that in a tweet earlier in the day, President Trump caused confusion when he appeared to second-guess his administration's position on a surveillance program.<p>“We don't see any contradiction or confusion,” she …

Donald Trump

This Is How Long You'd Survive On Every Planet in the Solar System

<i>Love Curiosity? Subscribe to our email to get our stories delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.</i><p>For all its issues and faults, Earth is still a …

Andy Warhol And Nico As Batman And Robin

Andy Warhol and Nico were cool, they were eccentric and underground and enjoyed wearing costumes on occasion, all of which made them the perfect …

Andy Warhol

Donald Trump Didn’t Want to Win – and Neither Did His Campaign

On the afternoon of November 8, 2016, Kellyanne Conway settled into her glass office at Trump Tower. Right up until the last weeks of the race, the …

Donald Trump

US woman battling cancer dies hours after hospital wedding

A photo of a US woman joyfully celebrating getting married in her hospital bed just hours before she died of cancer has touched hearts around the world.<p>Heather and Dave Mosher wed a few days before Christmas surrounded by family and friends crammed inside a small chapel at the St. Francis Hospital …

27 fascinating maps that show how Americans speak English differently across the US

In a country as vast as the United States, you're hardly ever going to find a consensus on how to say something.<p>Do you drink soda, or do you call it pop? Do you wear sneakers, or tennis shoes? The answers vary depending on where you ask the question.<p>Linguists Bert Vaux and Scott Golder surveyed …

This Is The Fascinating Way Blue Eyes Get Their Colour

The human body is incredible.<p>Your eyes aren't blue (or green) because they contain pigmented cells.<p>As Paul Van Slembrouck writes for Medium, their …

Kim Jong Un offers rare olive branch to South Korea

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un held out a rare olive branch to the country's southern neighbor Monday, offering talks over sending a delegation to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang next month.<p>Kim struck an unusually conciliatory note in his annual New Year's Day address, declaring his …

North Korea

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work | Inc.com

Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're always behind. And that's just not good for your productivity or your health.<p>So, what's the answer? Work more hours?<p>Not necessarily. As Bob Sullivan …

Time Management

All Of The Most Anticipated Albums Of 2018, Ranked

It wasn’t so long ago that 2018 sounded like the distant future with all the hopes that come with the unknown. But after a rough 2016 and a 2017 that managed to be just as tumultuous, 2018 feels like a make or break time for, like, our entire country. Music, for the most part, manages to march on …

12 Completely Random Facts That Will Make You Say "Ohhh Wow, Didn't Know That"

We could've lived in a world with an animated Harry Potter movie!

Universal Pictures

The 1 Interview Question All Great Bosses Ask to Hire for Potential (Hint: Mark Cuban Says It's the Secret to Success) | Inc.com

Not too long ago, I had a chance to interview a very strong job candidate for a marketing role from a top five undergraduate program. She had all the credentials - strong academics, great work experience, and a "get-stuff-done" type of mindset. On paper, she was perfect.<p>She quickly passed the …

Employment