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RuPaul, Drew Barrymore, Faith Hill to judge 'Olympics for entertainment'

1 week ago from UPI

RuPaul, Drew Barrymore and Faith Hill are to serve as judges on the new global talent show, "The World's Best."

Kimberley Crossman, Brock Ciarlelli to co-star in Eden Sher's 'Middle' spinoff

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"SMILF" actress Kimberley Crossman has joined the pilot for ABC's spinoff of "The Middle."

Lawsuit filed against actor Cho over sexual assault allegation

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A woman has filed a million-dollar compensation suit against an award-winning actor Cho Jae-hyun, mired in a series of sexual assault allegations.

From cyborgs to sex robots, U of M professor studies how brain science is changing legal system

1 week ago from Physorg

Francis Shen spends a lot of time thinking about transhuman cyborgs, brain-wave lie detectors, sex robots and terrorists hacking into devices implanted in our heads.

Want to delete your Facebook account? It'll take 30 days

1 week ago from Physorg

Facebook has given users many reasons to consider nuking their accounts lately from data breaches to scandals surrounding election interference.

Look: Kylie Jenner celebrates 8 months with daughter

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Kylie Jenner shared new photos of Stormi, her daughter with Travis Scott, in honor of the infant turning eight months old.

Study gives depressing look at how climate change puts Americans’ mental health at risk

1 week ago from LA Times - Science

Is climate change stressing you out? A new study linking weather and mental health in the United States suggests things could get much worse. The study outlines three separate ways...

How your brain is like a film editor

1 week ago from Sciencenews.org

A brain structure called the hippocampus may slice our continuous existence into discrete chunks that can be stored as memories.

Barbara Bush marries actor Craig Coyne in Maine

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Barbara Bush, the daughter of president George W. Bush, tied the knot with Craig Coyne at an intimate wedding in Kennebunkport.

Gallup: U.S. government approval at 38 percent

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Thirty-eight percent of Americans say they are satisfied with the way the United States is being governed, a new Gallup survey said Monday.

U.S. student Lara Alqasem held at Israel airport accused of supporting Palestinians

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Israeli authorities have detained an American college student for almost a week because of purported ties to a pro-Palestinian organization, officials said.

Packers' Mason Crosby misfires on five kicks in loss to Lions

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Green Bay Packers kicker Mason Crosby endured the worst day of his professional career against the Detroit Lions.

Iggy Azalea cancels 'Bad Girls' tour: 'Genuinely disappointed'

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Iggy Azalea took to Twitter after her upcoming tour was canceled due to "unforeseen circumstances."

Animal advocates want attitudes about exotic pets to evolve

An animal advocacy group hopes to raise awareness around the problems of keeping exotic animals as pets.

Stephanie Beatriz marries Brad Hoss in Los Angeles

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Stephanie Beatriz, who plays Rosa Diaz on "Brooklyn Nine-Nine," tied the knot with Brad Hoss at a wedding in Los Angeles.

Chelsea, England legend John Terry retires from soccer

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Former Chelsea and England captain John Terry has retired from soccer.

Out like a light: Researchers id brain’s ‘sleep switch’

1 week ago from Science Blog

Two decades ago, Clifford B. Saper, MD/PhD, Chairman of the Department of Neurology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC), and colleagues discovered a set of nerve cells they thought...

Jamie Dornan, wife Amelia expecting baby No. 3

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"Fifty Shades" star Jamie Dornan confirmed he's having a third child with actress and musician Amelia Warner.

CAMH reaches settlement with former head of gender identity clinic

1 week ago from CBC: Health

Canada's largest mental health centre has apologized to its former psychologist and is paying him more than half a million dollars after publishing a report that erroneously described his interactions...

Facebook hoax: Cloned account message is a fake

1 week ago from CBSNews - Science

Officials are warning against falling for a fake message from friends claiming their accounts were cloned

Peer mentoring program shows promise for preventing African youth violence

1 week ago from Physorg

Recent episodes of violence among Australian youth of African descent have been a topic of mounting concern for politicians, the police and African communities alike.

Study details link between social media and sex trafficking

1 week ago from Physorg

Social media is increasingly being exploited to contact, recruit and sell children for sex, according to a study by The University of Toledo Human Trafficking and Social Justice Institute.

Fingerprint drug screen test works on the living and deceased

1 week ago from Physorg

A revolutionary drug test developed from research carried out at the University of East Anglia can detect four classes of drugs in traces of sweat found in a fingerprint. And...

Dr. Nadia Alam's apology raises questions about the medical community's stance on marijuana

1 week ago from CBC: Health

The president of the Ontario Medical Association has issued an apology on Twitter after receiving backlash for stating that marijuana could act as a "gateway" drug and that it can...

Low voter turnout kills gay marriage referendum in Romania

1 week ago from UPI

Low voter turnout killed a referendum to ban gay marriage in Romania over the weekend, even after the vote was extended by a day.

Seoul police launch investigation into assault case involving Goo Ha-ra

1 week ago from UPI

Seoul police have organized a special team to investigate an assault and threat case, involving actress Goo Ha-ra, a former member of K-Pop girl group KARA, and her boyfriend.

Jodie Whittaker on 'Doctor Who' fame: 'No horror stories yet'

1 week ago from UPI

Jodie Whittaker admits the fame she received for her casting in "Doctor Who" is unlike anything she ever experienced.

Personal Health: Unlocking the World of Sound for Deaf Children

1 week ago from NY Times Health

‘My mother practically cried when I heard a cricket chirping in the house,’ says a woman who got a cochlear implant at age 11.