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U. of Alabama sorority criticized for 'racially-homogeneous' recruitment video

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:14

In their 'Alabama Alpha Phi 2015' recruitment video the mostly-white members of the group appeared bikini-clad and dancing.

       

Army Parachutist Killed in Air Show Accident Was 14-Year Vet

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:14
He was identified as Sgt. 1st Class Corey Hood of Ohio.

China 'hunting expat in the US'

BBC World News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:08
China is searching for the brother of a former top aide to ex-Chinese President Hu Jintao in the United States, media reports.
Categories: BBC World News

Jihad and Girl Power: How ISIS Lured 3 Teenagers

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:02
An online culture that blends youthful rebellion with radical religiosity helped draw popular, high-achieving friends from London to Syria and territory controlled by the Islamic State.









The Appraisal: Foundation of an Empire: Modest Queens Homes, Built by Donald Trump’s Father

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:00
In the 1920s, Donald J. Trump’s father, the developer Fred C. Trump, built some of his earliest homes along quiet streets in the Hollis neighborhood, where modern-day Trump hallmarks simply do not apply.









Talk: Bernie Sanders Has Heard About That Hashtag

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:00
The presidential candidate on socialism, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s hair.









Data-Crunching Is Coming to Help Your Boss Manage Your Time

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:00
Employers of all types are using a wide range of technological tools to monitor workers’ efforts and motivate them.









‘NeuroTribes,’ by Steve Silberman

New York Times Headlines - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 17:00
A science journalist’s reading of medical history suggests that the “autism pandemic” is an optical illusion.









Graham: Stop Islamic terrorists or face ‘second 9/11’

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:59

Graham plays up hardscrabble upbringing and hawkish foreign policy in state fair speech.

       

Police search for gunman after 3 shot at Tampa club

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:55

TAMPA — Three people were shot early Monday morning at a Tampa nightclub, police said.

       

Army skydivers returning to Fort Bragg after member's death

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:50

This undated photo provided by the U.S. Army shows Sgt. 1st Class Corey Hood. A parachutist the Army Golden Knights, Hood died Sunday after suffering severe injuries from an accident during a stunt on Saturday at the Chicago Air & Water Show, the Cook County medical examiner's office said. (U.S Army via AP)CHICAGO (AP) — Members of a U.S. Army skydiving team will return to their base where they will have access to counseling after a parachutist from their unit died from injuries suffered during a stunt at the Chicago Air & Water Show, a spokeswoman for the group said.


Tuesday's forecast: Stormy Plains, high heat West

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:46

Find out the weather where you are and get a few tidbits of weather history.

       

Death toll rises in Bangkok bomb blast

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:39

A deadly bomb blast rocked Bangkok during evening rush Monday, killing at least 18 people.

       

Bond remembered for civil rights work after his death at 75

Yahoo! National News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:34

FILE- In this July 8, 2007, file photo shows NAACP Chairman Julian Bond addresses the civil rights organization's annual convention in Detroit. Bond, a civil rights activist and longtime board chairman of the NAACP, died Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, according to the Southern Poverty Law Center. He was 75. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)ATLANTA (AP) — Through the tough struggles of the civil rights movement, Julian Bond always kept his sense of humor, and it was his steady demeanor that helped him persist despite the inevitable difficulties involved, his wife recalled.


Rap movie storms box office chart

BBC World News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:30
Rap movie Straight Outta Compton makes a surprise debut at the top of the US and Canada box office this weekend, with takings of $56.1m (£35.8m).
Categories: BBC World News

Trump shows for jury duty but isn't nominated

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:28

GOP presidential wannabe looked 'bored like the rest of us'

       

First female soldiers to graduate from Army Ranger School

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:20

Two female soldiers will graduate from the Army’s legendary Ranger School this week.

       

Mass protests held across Brazil

BBC World News - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:17
Hundreds of thousands of people take part in protests across Brazil, calling for the impeachment of President Dilma Rousseff.
Categories: BBC World News

French company buys Tenn.-based logistics provider

USAToday.com Top Stories - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:12

Though the purchase price wasn't disclosed, it is expected to be an almost $800M deal

       

10. Fly Away - 5 Seconds of Summer

iTunes Top Ten - Mon, 08/17/2015 - 16:07
Sounds Good Feels Good (Deluxe)
5 Seconds of Summer

Expected Release Date: October 23, 2015
Total Songs: 17
Genre: Pop
Price: By Song Only
Copyright ? 2015 Capitol Records Ltd.
Categories: iTunes Top Ten