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After Baltimore, what hope for change?
Half a century after the Watts riots — and 23 years after the riots following the Rodney King-beating verdict — the persistence of police brutality, racism, poverty and economic neglect in America's inner cities has erupted afresh as a topic riveting the nation.
The Bernie Sanders Website: A Review
Thursday afternoon, beneath a Hillary Clinton-shaped shadow, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders declared his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Apple Watch vs. blender: Who will win?
Tom Dickson, Blendtec founder and general expert on all blendable things, has attempted to blend just about every product Apple has to offer. So it should come as no surprise that he just subjected the new Apple Watch to the Blendtec Will It Blend test.
Vietnam War: The fall of Saigon
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 29, 1975 file photo, U.S. Navy personnel aboard the USS Blue Ridge push a helicopter into the sea off the coast of Vietnam in order to make room for more evacuation flights from Saigon. The helicopter had carried Vietnamese people fleeing Saigon as North Vietnamese forces closed in on the capital. (AP Photo/File)
Airbnb hosts return home to find their house completely trashed by the renters
It's every homeowner's nightmare, coming back to a completely destroyed house.
New videos capture moment Nepal earthquake struck
Newly released video footage of Saturday's deadly earthquake in Nepal captures the moment the 7.9-magnitude quake struck.
Photos of the day - April 30, 2015
A worker takes a break from his work at a steel smelting plant in Lahore, Pakistan, April 30, 2015. (REUTERS/Mohsin Raza)
Jon Stewart grills Judith Miller on 'The Daily Show'
Jon Stewart tore into former New York Times investigative reporter Judith Miller on "The Daily Show" Wednesday for her infamous role in the lead-up to the war in Iraq.
Beautiful dewdrops
(Alberto Ghizzi Panizza/Caters News)
Baltimore teenager smacked by 'hero mom' says he's learned his lesson
The Baltimore teenager who was smacked by his angry mother during Monday's riots — a moment seen in a video that quickly went viral — says he learned a lesson from his public shaming. But some are questioning the celebration of her tactics.
Renting in Mumbai per square foot
Residents look out of a window of an apartment in south Mumbai February 19, 2014. (REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui)
Democrats shouldn't congratulate themselves on gay marriage
If you had asked me 10 or 15 years ago, I would have told you the society wasn't ready for two little plastic guys atop a wedding cake. I'd have said that government didn't need to go expanding the cultural confines of marriage and that civil unions seemed like a pretty good compromise measure for my friends who were gay.
Thousands from Washington D.C. to Boston protest death of Baltimore man
New York Police Department officers detain a protester during a march through the Manhattan borough of New York City, calling for social, economic, and racial justice, April 29, 2015. Billed as "NYC Rise Up & Shut it Down With Baltimore", the demonstration was being held to support Baltimore's protests against police brutality following the April 19 death of Freddie Gray in police custody...
Kate Middleton Lives Up to the Pressure to Look Perfect After Baby
Congratulations to the Royal Family! George has a little sister and I am sure Britain is going wild. When I was there last week, people were already lining up in anticipation of the big news. The world was thrilled to get the first glimpse of the little princess when William and Kate emerged from the hospital looking gorgeous.
Floyd Mayweather defeats Manny Pacquiao
Floyd Mayweather, Jr. of the U.S. lands a left to the face of Manny Pacquiao of the Philippines (R) in the 11th round during their welterweight WBO, WBC and WBA (Super) title fight in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 2, 2015. (REUTERS/Steve Marcus)
Could machine politics be the solution to Washington's dysfunction?
You would think that in the week that the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that could lead to the legalization of gay marriage across the country, Jonathan Rauch would be taking a victory lap of sorts.
NYPD officer shooting
Police work in a neighborhood in the Queens borough of New York on Saturday, May 2, 2015 after an NYPD officer was shot. He was taken to Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in Queens. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
How to Find the Owner of a Lost Phone
Some poor soul left his iPhone behind. Or someone set her Samsung Galaxy down and forgot about it. And here you come, the good Samaritan.