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Want to Be $2,500 Richer? Science Recommends 1 Surprisingly Effective Daily Habit

An simple habit that's good for your brain, heart and wallet.<p>Need extra motivation to stick to your resolution to get healthy and exercise more in 2017? How does an extra $2,500 sound?<p>The brain-boosting benefits of exercise are already well established. But there are cost-saving benefits, too. The …

7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016

There’s no shortage of misinformation in the world — particularly around health and science topics.<p>Sometimes that’s just because the research can be a little contradictory (nutrition, for instance, is famously hard to study). Sometimes that’s because there are quacks or vested interests trying to …

25 habits that psychologists have linked with happiness

Some habits just seem to have the power to lift your spirits.<p>Whether it's taking a few minutes to dive deep into your favorite novel, jotting down some things you're grateful for, or spending some time in nature, there's plenty of psychological research to suggest that certain activities can help …

Donald Trump Says U.N. Just a Club for People to 'Have a Good Time'

U.S. news<p>WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Days after the United Nations voted to condemn Israeli settlements in the West Bank and east Jerusalem, President-elect Donald Trump questioned its effectiveness Monday, saying it's just a club for people to "have a good time."<p>Trump wrote on Twitter that the U.N. …

Obamacare premium hikes called 'one-time' fix

Obamacare is not in a death spiral. In fact, insurers' prospects in the individual market are looking brighter, according to a new S&P Global Ratings analysis.<p>Insurers have started closing the kind of eye-popping losses that prompted them to hike premiums for the Obamacare benchmark plans an …

Health Care

Russian plane crash investigators recover first black box

Discovery of flight recorder may offer clues to crash in which 92 people died, amid reports all TU-154 planes grounded<p>Russia has found the first flight recorder from a military plane that crashed into the Black Sea killing all 92 on board, the defence ministry said, amid unconfirmed reports that …

Airplanes

Pop superstar George Michael dies aged 53

Singer who first made his name as half of pop group Wham! before going on to solo success died peacefully at home<p>Andrew Ridgeley and Sir Elton John have led tributes to pop superstar George Michael, who has died at his home in Oxfordshire aged 53.<p>Michael’s former Wham! bandmate wrote on Twitter …

George Michael

Beijing 'seriously concerned' after Trump questions 'one China' policy

<b>Beijing (CNN) —</b> China has warned that it's "seriously concerned" after President-elect Donald Trump questioned whether the United States should keep its long-standing position that Taiwan is part of "one China."<p>Trump has signaled a willingness to confront Beijing, and his latest comments in an …

China

Trump picks South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be US ambassador to UN

<b>(CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump has picked South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley to be the US ambassador to the United Nations, the transition team announced Wednesday.<p>Haley, who is the daughter of Indian immigrants, has already carved out a legacy for herself, serving as her home state's first …

Facebook reportedly built a 'censorship' tool for China

Amid the ongoing criticism about fake news on Facebook, reports have emerged that suggest the social network has created a tool to monitor and …

KGI: Apple to incorporate wireless charging into ‘all-glass’ iPhone 8 in 2017, but wireless charger may not be bundled in the box

According to Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities, the 2017 iPhone will add wireless charging for the first time. Instead of plugging in a cable, iPhone 8 owners will be able to charge their batteries using an inductive pad similar to how the Apple Watch charges. Although many Android …

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Twitter mistakenly suspended its own CEO’s Twitter account

November 2016: the month that Facebook ‘killed’ its CEO Mark Zuckerberg (and a bunch of other users) and Twitter suspended its CEO and co-founder Jack Dorsey.<p>That’s right, social media glitches have embarrassed two of the world’s premier social networks lately. Hot on the heels of Facebook briefly …

The Best Foods To Eat When You're Trying To Lose Weight

You’ve cleaned up the pantry. You got clear on your goals. You’re educated on the sneaky, science-backed tricks for keeping your appetite in check. …

Nutrition

10 Of The Best Nutrients To Help Boost Your Mood

You’re not a jerk if you can’t remember faces: Facial blindness is a spectrum, neuroscientists say

Scientists have known about prosopagnosia, a disorder that leaves sufferers unable to recognize faces—sometimes even their own reflection—for decades.<p>But in recent years, researchers in the field have slowly established that our ability to recognize faces lies along a spectrum, meaning that even …

Oklahoma earthquake among strongest in state history

• The 5.6-magnitude quake was felt from Nebraska to North Texas<br>• No major damage or injuries have been reported<p>One of the largest earthquakes in Oklahoma’s history shook the state on Saturday morning, and was felt by people from Nebraska to North Texas.<p>The 5.6-magnitude earthquake happened at 7.02am in …

Two more golds for Phelps, Hosszu and Ledecky march on

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Michael Phelps won two gold medals on Tuesday, avenging his 200 meters butterfly defeat from the London Olympics and then anchoring the U.S. 4x200 freestyle team to victory on a night of high drama and emotion in the pool.<p>Michael Phelps competes in the 200m butterfly. …

Mexico Miss World pageant director shot dead in targeted attack

The director of the Miss World beauty pageant in Mexico has been shot dead in a targeted attack just hours after crowning the provincial winner for the violence-plagued state of Sinaloa.<p>Hugo Rubén Castellanos Jiménez, 39, was killed in the early hours of Sunday morning, shortly after he and a …

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The Best Way to Delay Dementia Without Drugs

There has been a lot of talk lately about the role that brain training can play in lowering the risk of cognitive decline and Alzheimer’s disease. …

Science says happier people have these 9 things in common

REUTERS/Sean YongEverybody wants to be happy. That's why the science of happiness has taken off in recent years, with the skyrocketing popularity of …

Bernie Sanders is drowned with boos after telling his supporters they must elect Hillary Clinton

"Secondly, immediately, right now, we have got to defeat Donald Trump," Sanders said. "And we have got to elect Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine."<p>The imperative was met with a chorus of boos.<p>"Brothers and sisters," Sanders continued, "this is the real world that we live in."<p>"Trump is a bully and a …

To Diagnose Mental Illness, Read the Brain

Although scientists have learned a lot about the brain in the last few decades, approaches to treating mental illnesses have not kept up. As …

London’s standing in global finance at risk as City faces loss of ‘EU passport’

ECB warning highlights risk of damage to London’s standing as global financial centre<p>The shock waves from the Brexit vote continued to spread across the City of London on Saturday as the financial heart of the capital – a major contributor to Britain’s economy – was put on notice that it is …

Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds Have VERY Different Memories of the Night They Fell in Love

Let's just say they weren't exactly on the same page.<p>Blake Lively and Ryan Reynolds have two <i>very</i> different recollections of the night they fell in love.<p>In a recent interview with Jess Cagle, Ryan claimed the he and his wife first felt "fireworks" when they decided to meet up for a double date a few …

My Best Relationship Advice: Safety Enables Adventure

My best relationship advice to any couple is to focus on creating a land together where no boundaries are needed, where respect is the currency, everything is possible and you feel safe that the intent is always love.<p><i>We are designed to take care of one another.</i> Simon Sinek<p>When I started dating my …

How Your Social Media Habits Affect Your Romantic Relationships

Dating in the social media age is a blessing and a curse. While there are "plenty of fish in the sea," available at the tap of your fingers, should you experience a romantic letdown, there's also more incentive than ever to keep one foot in the social media door, while in a committed relationship, …

Social Media

The 1 Thing That Will Make You a Great Communicator

Good communication isn't rocket science. There's 1 thing you can do to make sure your message cuts through the noise and makes an impact.<p>"The single biggest problem in communication is the illusion that it has taken place." --George Bernard Shaw<p>We've all read and listened to communication experts …

10 things you need to know today

<b>Brexit wins.</b> Britain voted on Thursday to leave the European Union. The final results, with a record turnout for a UK poll, showed that 51.9% voted to leave the EU versus 48.1% that voted for Britain to stay. The results were a shock for many observers, as polls published the day before the …

EU referendum results: David Cameron to resign, markets tumble

<i>Go here to follow CNN's coverage of the UK referendum live.</i><p><b>London (CNN) —</b> The United Kingdom's historic Brexit vote to leave the European Union triggered the resignation Friday of British Prime Minister David Cameron and wreaked havoc on global markets.<p>There was a mixture of jubilation and tearful …

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