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Split verdict in Florida loud-music slaying case

A jury in Florida returned a split verdict in the case of Michael Dunn, accused of killing an unarmed teenager in a dispute over loud music — a decision that will put the software engineer in prison for the rest of his life but leaves unanswered lingering questions about race, guns and self-defense …

Crime

Pa. woman admits killing man she met on Craigslist, claims she killed others

A Pennsylvania woman has admitted to killing a man she met through a Craigslist advertisement and claimed to have killed more than 20 other people across the country.<p>Miranda Barbour, 19, claims in an interview with the Daily Item of Sunbury, Pa., to have killed at least 22 other people in Alaska, …

Associated Press News

Obama on CVS: 'Powerful message'

President Barack Obama is praising CVS Caremark’s decision to take tobacco products off the shelves, saying it will save lives and reduce health care costs.<p>“As one of the largest retailers and pharmacies in America, CVS Caremark sets a powerful example,” he said in a statement early Wednesday …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

"Modern Love" Editor Worries About Love in the Internet Age in New Tome

A meditation on the life cycle of amour in all its florid variations is distilled from a decade of impassioned correspondence with thousands of ardent lovers.<p>I read somewhere that the ancient Greeks sent condolence cards to friends who had fallen madly in love—such a state was a madness, they …

The 10 Best Looks from Stand Up to Cancer

Last night some of the biggest names in Hollywood gathered in Los Angeles for the annual Stand Up to Cancer event, hosted by Reese Witherspoon and husband Jim Toth, alongside the Entertainment Industry Foundation. Gwyneth Paltrow, Drew Barrymore, Selena Gomez and more showed their support in style. …

Drew Barrymore

The Standing Abs Workout for a Six-Pack

A Standing Workout for Sexier Abs<p>1 of 7<p>Standing abs exercises offer plenty of bonus benefits—you'll engage more muscles at once, improve your …

Workouts

The Bikini Bottom Workout

1 of 8<p>This circuit workout is designed to tighten and tone all the muscles on display in those teeny bikini bottoms, including your lower back, abs, …

Stretching

A Completely Grueling (And Life-Changing) 7 Minute Workout - The Fox Is Black

What if it took you only 7 minutes to get a full body workout? That’s the claim of an article in the May-June issue of the American College of Sports …

American College of Sports Medicine

Score a Bikini Body Now

MoreHappens every year: You're all gung ho in the beginning of the summer, hitting the gym like it's your job and dutifully counting calories. After all, you have the big bikini body reveal to prepare for! But once the season hits its stride, it's easy to fall off the wagon and onto a lawn …

5 Minutes to Flat Abs

5-Minute Abs<p>1 of 6<p>Hit your core from every angle with this fast and effective routine. The equipment-free moves are perfect for tacking on to your …

Get Lean Legs and a Tight Butt

1 of 13<p>Summer is just around the corner, so grab a pair of dumbbells (heavy enough to fatigue your legs within about 15 reps) and get ready to sweat! …

The Quick-Start Morning Workout

Wake-Up Call<p>1 of 6<p>You don't have to rise with the sun to fit in an effective a.m. workout. This 15-minute routine makes it easy to become (and stay) …

20 Ways To Have a Rockin' Outdoor Workout

Photo: Discovery Outdoors<p>Whether or not you're a gym rat, there's nothing like heading to the great outdoors to get some fresh air <i>and</i> fitness. From …

Best pre-workout snacks for morning exercise

1. Raspberry smoothie<p>Greek yogurt is rich with probiotics which are important for maintaining healthy gut flora. Yogurt also contains prebiotics, a …

Nutrition

Burn Fat Fast | Women's Health

The key to this kind of caloric demolition is a type of workout called a superset, in which you do two moves back to back with zero rest. It will hurt--but you won't be sorry. Because with supersets, you'll not only get that initial (and insane!) metabolic spike, but according to a study from …

The Secret to Firing Up Your Metabolism

Build Muscle to Burn Fat<p>1 of 8<p>There's one misconception that seems to prevail among fit women the most: "Lifting heavy weights makes you look bulky." …

Bodyweight Exercise

Look Amazing in Leggings!

1. Side Squat Flamingo<p>A<p>B<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand to the side of step, with left foot on top of step. Lower into a squat, reaching both arms straight out in front of …

DIY Bootcamp Workout

1. Jump Rope: Basic<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Jump rope as consistently and as quickly as you can, freestyle.<p><b>Sets:</b><p>2<p><b>Reps:</b><p>1 minute<p>2. Medicine Ball Strength Exercise: Pushup …

Medicine Ball Exercises

The Moves You Should Be Doing For a Perkier Butt

Need to shape up your backside? Look no further — we've got over 30 of the most effective exercises to perk up your backside fast. Read on to learn …

Fitness

9 Pilates Moves For A Flatter Stomach

Hit the mat and try these exercises for a sculpted waistline

The Quick Workout That Will Boost Your Fat Burn

Tossing a single match on a pile of wood won't ignite a strong flame. An entire box of matches, however? That's the start of a kick-ass bonfire.<p>This is the sort of fiery result that your internal fat burners will get from the fast-paced intervals in this workout—a series of high-powered, total-body …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

Sayonara, situps! Kick your abs workout into overdrive by trying one of these killer tummy-toning moves.

Workouts

The Problem with the "Quick Weight Loss" Diet Plan

And how to lose weight the healthy way.<p>Juice cleanses, Atkins, elimination diets, and the mythical "lose ten pounds in two weeks" diet plan. You could probably think of a dozen more options that trainers and fitness gurus have praised as *the* game-changing diet and fitness regimen, but which of …

Fitness

The Butt Builder

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Single Muscle Group<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>1<p>Time Per Workout45-60 …

The Waist-Slimming, Lower Ab Workout

Side Plank-Up<p>Targets: Rectus and transversus abdominis, obliques, and inner thighs<p>Lie on left side on floor with legs stacked and a rolled-up towel …

Workouts

Texas Family Fighting to Remove Pregnant Woman From Life Support Gets Devastating News

A heartbroken Texas family who are fighting to have a pregnant wife and mother they say is brain-dead removed from life support has received more …

Pregnancy

Harry Potter Expands His Playground at Universal Orlando

Since Universal Orlando Resort’s Wizarding World of Harry Potter first opened in June 2010, its two rides, shops, restaurant and pub have been …

Walt Disney Company