• Huge, once-hated fish now seen as weapon against Asian carp

    It's a toothy giant that can grow longer than a horse and heavier than a refrigerator, a fearsome-looking prehistoric fish that plied U.S. waters from the Gulf of Mexico to Illinois until it disappeared from many states a half-century ago. Persecuted by anglers and deprived of places to spawn, the alligator gar — with a head that resembles an alligator and two rows of needlelike teeth — survived primarily in southern states in the tributaries of the Mississippi River and Gulf of Mexico after being declared extinct in several states farther north. To many, it was a freak, a "trash fish" that threatened sportfish, something to be exterminated.

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  • Police: Girl, 14, slits teen's throat in hope of 1st kill

    HUDSON, Wis. –  A 14-year-old northwestern Wisconsin girl who told police she was a psychopath looking for her first kill is accused of cycling to the home of her brother's girlfriend, beating the girl and slitting her throat. The Eau Claire Leader-Telegram reports that the teenager, of New Richmond, is charged as an adult with attempted first-degree intentional homicide. She is in juvenile custody. A criminal complaint filed Thursday says police found the 15-year-old victim Wednesday morning on her bedroom floor bleeding heavily from the face and neck. The victim told police she was in bed when she was attacked and cut with shards from broken bowls. Police say the 14-year-old girl told investigators

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  • How Hillary blew her big moment

    Well, Hillary Clinton took the stage after four days of Democratic triumph — the party staged what was even to these conservative eyes and ears the best, tightest, most interesting convention of our time — and pretty much stunk up the joint. Her speech was a Jell-O mold of a sort my Aunt Millie used to make — blandly gelatinous in flavor and texture with little pieces of boilerplate left-liberal policy suspended in it like peach chunks from a three-week-old can. I can’t think of another one of these events when the presidential candidate’s acceptance address ended up solidly in the running for the more-than-dubious honor of being the worst speech of the convention. I’d quote the bad parts, but

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  • NASA’s new space plane is getting ready to take flight

    NASA’s next cargo delivery vehicle—a spunky little space plane that looks like it could be an offspring of the space shuttle—is getting ready to fly. The svelte and snub nosed Dream Chaser will soon be shipped to the Mojave desert in California where it would begin a series of ground tests that would eventually culminate with a flight from an altitude of 2.5 miles high. To get to this point, however, has been a long road for its manufacturer, the Sierra Nevada Corp. The company had originally pursued a NASA contract to fly astronauts to the International Space Station. But it lost out to SpaceX and Boeing, and so it then turned its attention to another contract—one to fly cargo and supplies to

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  • Every Adaptation Of The Joker, Ranked From Worst To Best

    There’s a good reason that many refer to the Joker as the perfect villain. Colorful, psychotic, layered, wacky and doggedly persistent, the character has been the arch-nemesis of the Batman for decades, serving as the perfect foil to the brooding Bat and a terrifying presence even among DC’s various villains. He’s a guy you want on your side, but even then, there’s a good chance you’re ending up dead with a razor-sharp playing card between your eyes because you got boring. And as one of the most enduring villains of all time, the Joker has made the jump to from comics to TV, TV to film, film to game and probably more in future. So before Jared Leto gives us an entirely new version of the Clown

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  • IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Dated a Guy Who Lived in a Trap House

    I was working at a hotel and in a torrid, heartbreaking (for me, at least) on-and-off relationship with a guy who was, in the words of Hannah Horvath, "someone who treats my heart like monkey meat." It consisted of nothing more than me driving an hour out of my way every weekend to have a ...

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  • This trick will save you SO much money at Trader Joe’s

    One does not need any more reasons to love Trader Joe’s, but we’re going to give you one anyway. You may have…

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  • Why This Photo of a Little Girl Standing on a Toilet Will Keep You Up at Night

    "I took this picture because initially I thought it was funny." That's how Michigan mom Stacey Wehrman Feeley began a Facebook post, centered on an image of her young daughter standing on their bathroom toilet. But the instant her child told her what she was actually doing, Feeley broke down in tears. "She was practicing for a lockdown drill at her preschool and what you should do if you are stuck in a bathroom," she wrote. "At that moment, all innocence of what I thought my three-year-old possessed was gone." Feeley decided to post the powerful image with an accompanying message begging for more gun control and changes to the nation's current laws. It has more than 7,000 reactions and has been

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  • Scientists Agree This Is the Most Effective Diet for Weight Loss

    Run a Google search for the " best diet for weight loss," and you'll get 11,200,000 results. Near all of them will disagree as to what the best diet for weight loss actually is. While there are definite health pros and cons to every approach, in the end, experts and studies agree that getting hung up on those details is a lot like that saying, "not seeing the trees through the forest." That's because, simply put, the best diet for weight loss is the one that you can actually stick with.

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  • Trump talks waterboarding, caucus loss, in Iowa

    Donald Trump opened up about his Iowa caucus loss while addressing supporters in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on Thursday night. He also discussed waterboarding. See his full remarks.

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  • Death Spiral: 4th Phase of Life May Signal the End Is Near

    Although most of the "death spiral" research has focused on fruit flies, scientists think these studies can offer valuable insight into the last stage of human life as well. "We believe this is part of the process of, basically, genetically programmed death," Laurence Mueller, chair of the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of California, Irvine, said in an interview with Live Science. Over the past decade, several studies of fruit flies have suggested this spiral toward death can be seen in the drop in reproductive rate (fecundity), according to a review of this research by Mueller and his colleagues, published earlier this year in the journal Biogerontology.

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  • Trans Woman Captures Her Supervisor’s Sexual Harassment on Facebook Live

    A transgender woman in Hawaii is being hailed a hero for secretly recording her supervisor’s sexual advances on Facebook Live. Now the Honolulu boss is facing criminal charges—and is under investigation for his claims, captured on video, that he allowed other community-service underlings to go home early in exchange for sexual favors. Makana Milho, 21, told The Daily Beast she feared for her safety when she began recording her interaction with the creepy city groundskeeper. “The universe was spinning,” Milho said. “I thought he could do basically anything to me. I felt my power was stripped away from me.” Then she remembered how Philando Castile’s girlfriend recorded his death by a Minnesota

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  • How Bill Clinton met Hillary will make your soul melt

    How Bill Clinton met Hillary will make your soul melt

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  • Iowa Teacher Sues School District for 'Allowing' Her Relationship With Underage Student

    "The View" co-hosts discuss the student-teacher relationship.

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  • We Compared Obama's Words To Trump's And The Result Will Make You Sad

    If someone shows you who they really are, believe them. Throughout his life, real estate mogul Donald Trump has given us countless opportunities to take to heart that piece of wisdom, originally imparted by Maya Angelou. He has spent the last 40-plus years in the public eye, developing and crafting his image through actions and words. Along the way, he’s embraced roles as a brash businessman, a playboy and an entertainer, all while offering us a clear window into his psyche. Trump’s exposure has made him both respected and reviled. By now, you probably know his controversial comments about women or Latinos. Some people love him for them. Others despise him. But however you feel about what Trump

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  • San Diego police officer fatally shot, another injured (11 photos)

    A police officer and father of two is dead, and another cop is injured after they were shot in San Diego Thursday night. One suspect has been taken into police custody. Police said they were searching for additional suspects. The shooting happened after the two officers, both assigned to the gang unit, made a stop around 11 p.m. local time. The officers called for emergency cover and were shot multiple times, police said. One officer died from gunshot wounds. The second officer, also a husband and father, according to ABC affiliate KGTV, was hospitalized for surgery. San Diego police said this morning that he is expected to survive. Police did not say if the officers were ambushed. (GMA) See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr .

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  • Upgrade Your Ford's Radio, and Keep Your SYNC

    The sound coming out of your Ford stereo is awful, but you like the SYNC system. Until now you had to pick and choose between great sound and SYNC.

  • Wardrobe whoopsies: On purpose, or an accident?

    Well, hello! Khloe Kardashian showed off a bit more than she was bargaining for when she attended a Beyoncé concert. The reality star donned a skin-tight black bodysuit and no underwear. When the paparazzi's flashing cameras set off, the bodysuit became completely sheer and revealed the star's booty. Click here for more pics of Kardashian on X17online.com.

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  • A Complete Stranger Saved This Mom and Her 4 Kids but Wanted 1 Major Thing in Return

    After Tawny Nelson's car broke down at night in the pouring rain with her four young daughters crying in the back, countless people just drove by as she begged for help. The single mother of four explained that things had been rough since her partner left — her vehicle was in such bad shape that she only drove if absolutely necessary and her cell phone was disconnected. She and her children desperately needed groceries so they made a quick trip to the store. However, one of her girls accidentally left a light on in the car and they returned to a completely drained battery. "I must have asked more than twenty people in the course of two hours for a jump," she wrote to Frank Somerville, which he

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  • Archaeologists make surprise find under Mayan temple

    (NEWSER) – When researchers grew concerned about underground anomalies detected near the Mayan ruins of Palenque in Mexico, they began a dig to figure out whether the pyramid was in danger of collapse. This week, researchers announced that what they found was no anomaly but rather a small canal system, reports the AP. They now think the tomb of the ancient ruler Pakal was built atop a natural spring about 700 AD, with tunnels that directed water to the esplanade in front of the temple in the hope of giving Pakal's spirit a way into the underworld. In fact, an engraving at the site reads that the dead gain entrance to the underworld in such a manner via the god Chaac, who will "will guide the

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  • Morgan Freeman narrates Hillary Clinton DNC biography video

    A video presented at the DNC presented a closer look at Hillary Clinton's life. The video was narrated by actor Morgan Freeman. Watch the full video here.

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