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Torture still routine in Chinese jails, Human Rights Watch report finds

Human Rights Watch report says detainees electrocuted, shackled to chairs, starved and deprived of sleep to elicit confessions<p>Torture is still routine in Chinese jails, with police flouting regulations and courts ignoring rules designed to exclude evidence and confessions obtained by mistreatment, …

10 Online Tools to Upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills

<b>10 Online Tools to upgrade Students’ Essay Writing Skills</b> <br>As an educator, you have the noble duty of awakening your students’ potential to express …

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McCain rips NFL for taking taxpayer money to honor veterans at games

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Senate Armed Services Chairman John McCain ripped NFL owners as "disgraceful" for taking taxpayer money from the U.S. military to honor veterans at sporting events.<p>"I think it's really disgraceful that NFL teams whose profits at an all-time high had to be paid to honor our …

David Schwimmer Turns to Kris Jenner for Advice on Playing Her Ex-Husband

After landing the role of the late Robert Kardashian in FX’s new true crime anthology series <i>American Crime Story: The People v. O.J. Simpson</i> David …

'Thrifty' Metabolisms May Make It Harder to Lose Weight

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 …

Minister at Walter Scott's funeral calls shooting an act of racist cop

A minister told hundreds gathered for the funeral of Walter Scott Saturday that the death of a black man shot in the back while fleeing a white police officer was the act of a racist cop.<p>"All of us have seen the video," the Rev. George Hamilton, the minister at W.O.R.D. Ministries Christian Center, …

Streaking Spurs welcome Suns to San Antonio

(SportsNetwork.com) - The San Antonio Spurs are in the thick of it for a fifth consecutive Southwest Division title, but they'll need a victory Sunday at home against the Phoenix Suns to make it a reality.<p>The defending NBA champion Spurs are tied for first in the Southwest Division with the Memphis …

Kourtney Kardashian Celebrates Post-Baby Weight Loss with Scale Photo

Kourtney Kardashian is showing off the results of her post-baby workout efforts. But don’t expect one of the family’s signature belfies.<p>Instead, she …

Senate vote boxes Boehner in

He must either bring up the Senate's "clean" bill or try for another short extension.<p>Your move, Speaker Boehner.<p>After Senate Democrats again blocked a House proposal aimed at undoing President Barack Obama’s unilateral initiatives to stave off deportations for millions of undocumented immigrants, …