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Study Finds Chimpanzees Could Cook, but They’re Too Tired After Work So They Just Order In

How’s that New Year’s resolution to cook more and eat out less going? Here’s a quick guilt trip to get you back on track: Researchers found that chimpanzees, like you, have the mental ability to cook for themselves. The only problem is that chimps, also like you, lack the fire to do it. Show More Summary

Rare Oarfish Washes Ashore In Catalina: Second In Two Years

An extremely rare oarfish, a creature believed to be responsible for sea serpent stories of the past, was found along a beach at Santa Catalina Island, the second time in two years that one of the animals has been discovered there. The...Show More Summary

Bisexual Teen Commits Suicide After Severe Bullying, Once Doused With Gasoline And Threatened By Bullies

A 16-year-old teen, Adam Kizer, committed suicide by hanging after being severely bullied for years. The teen had been bullied for years and suffered PTSD from an incident that took place when he was eight or nine years old. The child was tied to a tree by peers and doused with gasoline. Show More Summary

Congress Approves Bill To Overhaul NSA Phone Record Collection Program

The Senate passed a bill called the USA Freedom Act on Tuesday limiting the National Security Agency from collecting the phone records of American citizens, CNN reported. President Barack Obama says that he will sign the bill into law as soon as possible. Show More Summary

Izabel Laxamana Suicide: Girl, 13, Jumps Off Bridge After Father Cuts Off Her Hair For Public Shaming Video

A beautiful 13-year-old girl with long and flowing black hair was publicly shamed by her father for an unknown offense. The father decided that a proper punishment for the offense would be to chop off her gorgeous black hair and post the video online. Show More Summary

Baltimore Jail Reflects Socio-Economic Situation on City Streets - NGO

A local organization that aids incarcerated women and those facing abuse on the street said that the wretched conditions and inadequate healthcare in Baltimore’s jail reflect the dire socio-economic situation on the city’s streets and particularly impacts vulnerable women.

Chicago Bus Crashes Into Several Vehicles Downtown

1 hour agoNews : Huffington Post

CHICAGO (AP) — Authorities say a collision between a Chicago Transit Authority bus and several other vehicles has left at least nine people injured, two of them critically. The accident occurred around 6 p.m. Tuesday in the city's downtown...Show More Summary

TV's Rape Obsession

1 hour agoNews : The Daily Beast

From Law & Order: SVU to Game of Thrones, the way rape is depicted on television is awfully gratuitous—which is why Outlander’s finale proved so surprising.

Sports of The Times: Sepp Blatter: From Defiant to Defeated in Four Fateful Days

1 hour agoNews : NYTimes: News

After 17 years as FIFA’s president, Blatter decided, just days after his re-election, that he did not want to run world soccer anymore after all.

Soccer match between Cuban, NYC teams fosters détente

A rain-soaked game between the New York Cosmos and the Cuban national team could help further warming relations with the U.S.

Congress May Finally Kill Obamacare's Medical Device Tax

1 hour agoNews : Huffington Post

A bill repealing the Affordable Care Act’s medical device tax advanced from the House Ways and Means Committee to the House floor on Tuesday. Bills repealing the tax on medical devices, which include everything from artificial hips to heart pacemakers, have passed the House three times in the past without becoming law. Show More Summary

The Real Reason Republicans Don't Have A Contingency Plan For Obamacare

1 hour agoNews : Huffington Post

If you want to know about the Republican Party’s priorities for health care, pay close attention to what transpired -- and what didn’t transpire -- on Capitol Hill Tuesday. The House Ways and Means Committee held a session to consider a number of health care-related measures. Show More Summary

South Korea Reports 5 More Cases Of MERS Illness

1 hour agoNews : Huffington Post

(Corrects to add dropped word in virus name in first paragraph) SEOUL, June 3 (Reuters) - South Korea confirmed five more cases of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) virus, the health ministry said early on Wednesday, bringing...Show More Summary

Fmr. Dem Rep Heard ‘Unseemly’ Hastert Rumors 15 Years Ago

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Mel Watts responded to a Huffington Post article saying that he had previous knowledge of the sexual misconduct allegations against Dennis Hastert. Watts spoke of an 'unseemly rumor' that was anonymously presented to him 15 years ag...

Russia Wants to Include Ukraine’s Gas Obligations Into New Gas Agreement

Russia wants to include Ukraine’s obligations on gas into the agreement that might be signed during the upcoming three-party gas consultations.

Amid EU Migration 'Crisis' Merkel Reminds: Germany is Country of Immigrants

As many world leaders express concern over the growing numbers of immigrants requesting asylum in European countries, Chancellor Angela Merkel reminds worried citizens that Germany is a "country of immigration."

Obama signs bill reforming surveillance program

By Patricia Zengerle and Warren Strobel WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama signed into law on Tuesday legislation passed by Congress earlier in the day reforming a government surveillance program that swept up millions of Americans' telephone records. Show More Summary

Megyn Kelly Questions Obama’s Support for Police: ‘Often Couched with Criticism’

1 hour agoNews : Mediaite

Megyn Kelly tonight questioned President Obama's support for the police, arguing it's often couched in rhetoric about racial bias and other police wrongdoing.

Family of dead man 'tickled' by cop files lawsuit

1 hour agoNews : NY Daily News

An officer at Kern County Medical Center allegedly touched the bottom of his feet saying "tickle tickle," pulled his toes, manipulated his head and said to a trainee "I love playing with dead bodies."

Queens teacher uses music to help disabled students

1 hour agoNews : NY Daily News

A Queens music teacher is using cutting-edge technology and song to change the lives of disabled students.

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