Eyeing the next frontier, Miami law firms ramp up Cuba strategy
Illinois Democrats offer FY 2016 budget with cuts, revenue
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America's crumbling infrastructure
Robert Gates: Boy Scouts’ ban on gay adult leaders not sustainable
Can Iraq be saved?
B.B. King, the Beale Street Blues Boy - B.B. King died Thursday, May 14, in Las Vegas, according to his daughter Patty King. Two weeks earlier, it was announced that King was in home hospice care after suffering from dehydration. He was 89.
Pressure cooker in car on National Mall destroyed - A pressure cooker in a parked car on the National Mall aroused the suspicions of Capitol Police in Washington on Sunday, and they called out a bomb squad to do away with it.
Fake Orca Is Town's Latest Plan to Scare off Sea Lions - A community in Oregon is borrowing a fake orca whale from Bellingham, Washington, to try and curb their sea lion problem. KING's Ted Land reports.
Cleveland Reaches Deal With DOJ on Unjust Policing Pattern - The city of Cleveland has reached a settlement with the Justice Department over a pattern of excessive force and civil rights violations by the police department, a senior federal law enforcement official told the Associated Press Monday.
Pope: I Haven't Watched TV Since July 15, 1990 - Pope Francis told an Argentinian newspaper that he hasn't watched television since 1990, and what he misses most of his old life is walking out for a good pizza.
IT Chief at Bangladesh Coca-Cola Unit Arrested as ISIS Suspect - An IT manager at a subsidiary of Coca-Cola Co was one of two men arrested in Bangladesh on suspicion of planning to fight for Islamic State in Syria, police and company sources said on Monday.
Grandpa Hopes Family Swept Away in Floods Will Be Found - A grandfather is holding out hope Monday that his daughter-in-law and her two children will be found safe after flash floods swept away a Texas vacation home they were staying in.
FBI probes threats against planes - Law enforcement scrambled on a busy long weekend travel day to ensure airplanes were secure after at least 10 threats were phoned in threatening flights.
Homecoming Queen Dies in Texas Floods On Way Home From Prom - A homecoming queen from Devine, Texas died on her way home from prom when flood waters swept her car from the road.
B.B. King's daughters believe he was 'murdered' - Coroners performed an autopsy on the body of the blues legend after family members alleged "foul play."
Coroner Examining B. B. King After Allegations of Foul Play - Blues legend B.B. King's body has been examined by a Nevada coroner following allegations of foul play in his death two weeks ago, officials revealed Monday.
4 dead, 12 missing after Texas, Okla. storms - The storm's missing include families who had gathered for the holiday weekend. FULL STORY
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Obama heralds first U.S. Memorial Day without ground war in 14 years
Homicide probe to be launched into B.B. King's death: officials
Governor says deadly flooding is worst ever seen in Texas area
By The Numbers: Colorado theater shooting trial so far
Why Warriors, Curry feel relieved despite defeat
For an hour, the fate of the NBA's most most compelling player was in the balance.Harden drops 45 as Rockets stave off elimination
Harden's monster night of 45 points helped the Rockets win their first game of the series.Missy Franklin on sexualization of female athletes
"In terms of coming off like that, I really don't want to."Women find boost in ability and other benefits in strength training
Francesca Guagliano likes the toned arms, the camaraderie and the thrill of competition that she gets from her twice-a-week strength-training classes at her gym, CrossFitLA in West Los Angeles. But most of all, she likes being able to carry the dog food.5 key strength-training exercises
You want to add some strength training but don't want to pay for a trainer or classes. What exercises should you do, how heavy and how much? Answer: Make them functional movements and make them hard. That's what stimulates the body to get stronger.At Charlton Flats, in Angeles National Forest, spectacular views
Just 35 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles, this Charlton Flats walk features spectacular mountain views and is a great introduction to the many Angeles National Forest hiking trails along the Angeles Crest Highway. Before you go, pick up an Adventure Pass at a sporting goods store.How to stay healthy at those grueling music festivals
Coachella may be a foggy memory, but those who tread the music festival circuit have a busy few months ahead. Notable festivals still to come include Bonnaroo in Tennessee, Outside Lands in San Francisco and Electric Daisy in New York and Las Vegas.Field of ... yoga? Fans strike some poses after Dodgers game
If there's a chance to go down to the field after a Dodgers game, you might expect it would be to shag some balls or run the bases. But in this case, hundreds of people rolled out Dodger blue yoga mats for a little warrior pose and cobra.
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Mapped: The countries facing the greatest threat from Islamic extremists
Western economies including France and Germany are facing greater terror threats because of Isil and al-Qaeda and its supporters. Click on this map to find out where political violence and terror is the biggest threat, according to global risk management company, AonAustralian thalidomide firm 'knew drug was killing babies before product withdrawn'
New book on the thalidomide scandal reveals fresh affidavit by insider who said the Australian sales arm of the British firm Distillers knew for months about the drug's potential risksDozens die in fire at nursing home in China
Blaze kills at least 38 residents of private aged care home in PingdingshanDeadly tornado hits Mexican city
Footage shows aftermath of twister that hit Ciudad Acunaon on the US-Mexico border, killing at least 13 peopleBB King's daughters allege he was poisoned
In latest twist to family feud two daughters of the blues legend allege he was poisoned by his business manager, who says the claims are ridiculousGalapagos volcano erupts for first time in 30 years
Fears lava from Wolf Volcano was headed towards habitat of island chain's pink iguanas
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"Excellence means when a man or woman asks of himself more than others do."Leonardo da Vinci
"Who sows virtue reaps honor."Helen Keller
"So long as the memory of certain beloved friends lives in my heart, I shall say that life is good."US Population: 315,923,691
1 American vs 22.93 World, 4.36% of Earth.
World Population: 7,242,563,668 212,269 new people over the last 663.1 days, hitting 8B on 2025-Mar-02 @ 8:12:18 am±.
or $57,458 per American citizen.