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Mueller’s ‘witch hunt’ snags another witch

On Friday afternoon, the 24th and 25th shoes dropped on Paul Manafort.<p>Earlier this week, special counsel Robert S. Mueller III filed court documents alleging that Manafort and an unnamed individual had tried to tamper with a potential witness in the case. Then, a superseding indictment: Manafort …

Donald Trump

How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There - WSJ

HAMILTON, Ohio—Jobs at the paper mills and safe manufacturers on this stretch of the Great Miami River mostly dried up by the early 2000s, leaving behind closed factories and an abandoned downtown.<p>Today, a spruced-up waterfront, loft apartments and help-wanted signs give the appearance of economic …

Lofts

How the Marine Corps’ widening nude photo scandal has spread throughout the military

On Saturday, the military news website the War Horse reported on the existence of a shared drive containing hundreds of naked photos of female service members that had been posted to a closed Facebook group with about 30,000 members, many of <b></b>them active-duty Marines.<p><i>[‘I’m never reenlisting’: Marine</i> …

Inside Magic Leap, The Secretive $4.5 Billion Startup Changing Computing Forever

The hottest ticket in tech is an invitation to a banal South Florida business park, indistinguishable on the outside from countless other office buildings that dot America’s suburban landscape. Inside, it’s a whole different story. A different reality, in fact. Humanoid robots walk down the halls, …

Augmented Reality

Sex ed in France just got more inclusive, thanks to this 3D-printed clitoris

Clitoris.<p>It's a word that elicits giggles from adults, let alone children. That's one of the reasons the sexual organ is surrounded by misinformation …

Globalization

15 dramatic storylines that make the Rio Olympics simply irresistible

Water cooler conversations across the world will revolve around the Olympics beginning Aug. 5. But the Olympics are quite a lot.<p>To whit: Over 19 days …

Trump's tough weekend

The self-inflicted wounds seemed to come fast and furious.<p>With an imaginary letter, a disputed invitation and controversial comments about a fallen soldier’s parents, Donald Trump’s weekend was not going well even before he seemed to endorse the Russian annexation of Crimea, in opposition to U.S. …

Donald Trump

Photo of police in riot gear arresting protester in a dress strikes chord on social media

In the aftermath of what can only be described as a truly tragic week in the United States, an image of a woman peacefully protesting in Baton Rouge …

Google making it possible to securely stop AI robots from causing harm

Worried about the robot apocalypse? Some may think it’s nothing to worry about, but it is true that a self-learning, intelligent machine will not be perfect. Even if they may not turn evil and want to take over the world, chances are there will be times when these AI agents make harmful decisions. …

Artificial Intelligence

7 'Fallout 4' mods that unlock new reasons to play on Xbox One

Now that <i>Fallout 4</i> supports mods — free add-ons created by amateur programmers — for Xbox One, fans are coming back to Bethesda Softworks' …

U.S. Promotes Plan to Get 1.5 Billion More People Online

On Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry, speaking at a World Bank event, urged world governments to build better Internet connectivity. He …

Depp, Heard issue somber apology over dogs

The celebrity couple issues a very serious apology to Australia after smuggling dogs aboard a private jet.

Turner Broadcasting

Nintendo Wii U Isn't Getting Canned—Yet

Are the Nintendo Wii U’s days numbered?<p>There’s some controversy in Japan over whether the gaming company will stop production on its Wii U. Earlier …

Facebook will now alert you if you have a doppleganger

Facebook is testing a 'troll detection' engine that will scan its 1.6 billion users for accounts impersonating others, and flag up imitations.<p>The …

Internet

The mobile games industry is kept afloat by less than 1% of users

Getting your mobile game to the top of the app charts isn’t easy. Sometimes it’s the simplest ones that become an instant hit.<p>For that reason, creators often use a free-to-play model, allowing users to play a good chunk of the game before having to pay for access to additional levels or features. …

Apple vows to resist FBI demand to crack iPhone linked to San Bernardino attacks

Tech giant Apple and the FBI appeared headed for a deepening confrontation Wednesday after the company’s chief pledged to fight federal demands to help mine data from an iPhone used by one of the shooters in December’s terrorist attacks in San Bernardino.<p>The clash reflects wider debates in the …

Privacy

How to keep your New Year's resolutions

<b>(CNN) —</b> The New Year is a time when many people pause to take stock of how they live their lives and set goals for how to do better. Yet more often than not, New Year's resolutions fall to the wayside as the holidays fade and the hustle and bustle of everyday life descend upon us once more.<p>Why? How …

Happiness

Will Practicing A Skill In Your Head Make You Better At It?

Short answer: Only if you’re already good<p>When Carson Palmer, the two-time Pro Bowl quarterback for the Arizona Cardinals, hurt his elbow a few years ago, he took a week off from throwing the football. But in his head, Palmer practiced every day. “You stand right behind the center, and you see the …

8 dangerous HIV myths debunked by the experts

<b>(CNN) —</b> HIV/AIDS is one of the highest profile diseases of our times, but many of us are still ignorant about key aspects of the illness, how it works and how to live with it.<p>HIV has killed an estimated 39 million people to date, but making it more dangerous are the misunderstandings and stigmas …

Public Health

Climate change will be an economic disaster for rich and poor, new study says

The argument against addressing climate change always has been fundamentally an economic one: We can't afford the needed disruptions to our fossil fuel-driven society.<p>Now a trio of researchers at UC Berkeley and Stanford have come to the opposite conclusion. In a paper just published in Nature, …

The Hillary and Bernie Show

Hillary Clinton came out smiling. She used her opening statement in the first debate of Democratic candidates Tuesday to remind people of her …

Middle-class

Getting Ready to Move to Mars

Scientists are hard at work preparing to create humanity’s second home.<p>One day, when earth is destroyed by war or rising seas or a wayward asteroid, humanity will be extinguished—and along with it reality television, baseball stadiums, and thousands of recipes for guacamole, with and without …

CNN/Facebook Democratic debate winners and losers

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The field of Democratic presidential hopefuls faced off in their first debate, hosted by CNN and Facebook, on Tuesday night.<p>For more than two hours, the candidates tried to make their best impressions before a national audience discovering many of them for the first time.<p>Here's …

Government

Pluto’s Close-Up Photo Reveals Something Scientists Say ‘Could Be a Game Changer’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (TheBlaze/AP) — Mankind’s first close-up look at Pluto did not disappoint Wednesday: The pictures showed ice mountains on Pluto about as high as the Rockies and chasms on its big moon Charon that appear six times deeper than the Grand Canyon.<p>Especially astonishing to scientists …

Mind-blowing Pluto has ice mountains and water

<b>Laurel, Maryland (CNN) —</b> It had been downgraded to a dwarf planet. It looked like a fuzzy blob in our best telescopes. And it was often referred to as just an icy orb. Even scientists working on the first mission to Pluto expected to find an old, pockmarked world.<p>But Pluto is turning out to be full …

Solar System

15 money lies you should stop telling yourself by age 30

You'll always be allowed a few life mulligans, but by the time you've hit the big 3-0, you should have sorted out most of the reckless habits we tend to fall into as young 20-somethings.<p>This is especially true for money matters, considering you're close to entering — and need to prepare for — your …

Investing pros John Bogle, Warren Buffett, and Charlie Munger all agree on the best way for the average person to invest

There <i>is</i> a winning strategy when it comes to playing the stock market game, Bogle says, and it boils down to one simple strategy: investing in index funds.<p>He's referring to the "classic index fund," which he defines as broadly diversified, holding many, many stocks, and operating with minimal …

This Is Why FDA Is Banning Trans Fats

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

Here's how inmates used helicopters, yoga and fruit to escape prison

<b>(CNN) —</b> Prisons are supposed to be the most difficult buildings to escape from. Yet inmates still break free -- sometimes with dramatic helicopter stunts, sometimes just by slipping through the cracks (literally).<p>Here are some of the most bizarre prison breaks in history:<p>The chronic escapee<p>When …

Crime