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Australian Cricketer Phillip Hughes Dies in Sydney Aged 25

time.com — Australian international cricketer Phil Hughes has died at Sydney's St. Vincent's Hospital. The 25-year-old was in critical condition after he was hit on the head by a ball while batting during an important domestic game in the city on Tuesday.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @TIME: BREAKING: Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after head injury ti.me/1rwZBAE (Ryan Pierse—Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/Z74tb2Qt5G

Nov 27, 2014

Terrible news about Australian cricketer Phillip Hughes, dead at 25: ti.me/11WtN2n

Nov 27, 2014

RT @TIME: BREAKING: Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after head injury ti.me/1rwZBAE (Ryan Pierse—Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/Z74tb2Qt5G

Nov 27, 2014

Sad sad news "@TIME: BREAKING: Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after head injury ti.me/1rwZBAE

Nov 27, 2014

RT @TIME: BREAKING: Australian cricketer Phil Hughes dies after head injury ti.me/1rwZBAE (Ryan Pierse—Getty Images) pic.twitter.com/Z74tb2Qt5G

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In Defense of Violent Protest

time.com — Darlena Cunha is a Florida-based contributor to The Washington Post and TIME among dozens of other publications. When a police officer shoots a young, unarmed black man in the streets, then does not face indictment, anger in the community is inevitable. It's what we do with that anger that counts.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @BattleSwarmBlog: So @TIME goes full @voxdotcom and flips off it's remaining geriatric readership in the process time.com/3605606/fergus… #Ferguson #tcot

Nov 26, 2014

Another one? RT @Heminator: Some men just want to watch the world burn. “Ferguson: In Defense of Rioting” bmbl.us/11v0P8W

Nov 26, 2014

Some men just want to watch the world burn. “Ferguson: In Defense of Rioting” time.com/3605606/fergus…

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Ferguson, Darren Wilson, Michael Brown & Justice

time.com — Abdul-Jabbar is a six-time NBA champion and league Most Valuable Player. He is also a celebrated author, filmmaker and education ambassador. In 1971, a riot broke out at the Attica Correctional Facility in New York during which prisoners demanded more political rights and better living conditions.
Nov 26, 2014

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: White People Feel Targeted by the Ferguson Protests—Welcome to Our World wp.me/p5HMd-f8ox via @TIMEIdeas

Nov 26, 2014

"One can find out how many unprovoked shark attacks occurred in 2013, but not how many cops killed citizens." time.com/3607193/fergus…

Nov 26, 2014

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: White People Feel Targeted by the Ferguson Protests—Welcome to Our World wp.me/p5HMd-f8ox

Nov 26, 2014

RT @TIME: Kareem Abdul Jabbar: White people feel targeted by the Ferguson protests—welcome to our world ti.me/1rklKHZ

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Why Asian-Americans Should Care

time.com — A peculiar Vine floated around social media Monday evening following the grand jury announcement in Ferguson, Mo. The short video shows an Asian-American shopkeeper standing in his looted store, with a hands-in-his-pockets matter-of-factness and a sad slump to his facial expression. "Are you okay, sir?" an off-screen cameraman asks.
Nov 27, 2014

RT @TIME: "While Ferguson captures the world’s attention, why do these Asian-American stories remain comparatively unknown?" ti.me/1z0GZNG

Nov 26, 2014

Why Ferguson should mean a lot to Asian-Americans ti.me/1z0vE0n

Photojournalism Daily: Nov. 26, 2014

lightbox.time.com — Today's daily Photojournalism Links collection highlights Kirsten Luce's work from the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas. The Rio Grande Valley in the southern tip of the state is one of the busiest points for illegal crossings anywhere along the long border between the two countries.

Best Days for Deals

time.com — Read on for answers to the above, as well as other nuggets about what's in store for consumers during the annual Thanksgiving-Black Friday weekend shopping extravaganza. Less Than 5% The average discount on Black Friday for 6,000 items tracked last year by the deal-hunting site ShopAdvisor; researchers found that the average discount during the holiday period was highest on December 18 (17.5%).
Nov 26, 2014

RT @MONEY: 140 million people are estimated to shop in stores or online this weekend money.us/1trO5X0

Nov 26, 2014

RT @ssuttell: The average discount on Black Friday is 5%. (In other words, not worth getting up at 4 a.m. to be first in line.) time.com/money/3605642/…

Nov 26, 2014

The average discount on Black Friday is 5%. (In other words, not worth getting up at 4 a.m. to be first in line.) time.com/money/3605642/…

Nov 26, 2014

RT @MONEY: 12% of Black Friday shoppers will be drunk (and more crazy facts about the holiday frenzy) money.us/1trO5X0

Nov 26, 2014

12% of Thanksgiving shoppers admit to hitting the stores drunk, and more crazy Black Friday stats money.us/1trO5X0

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You Asked: What Are Podcasts?

time.com — By now, no doubt, you've heard the chatter around the watercooler or seen the posts on Facebook. Did Adnan really do it? Do you really believe Jay's story? And what's the deal with this reporter - does she really not know how this will all end?
Nov 26, 2014

.@GlennF: "It’s like a shorter version of The Orchid Thief”—"What are podcasts like @Serial, anyway?" wp.me/p5HMd-f8Gb @jppullen @TIME

Cases in Sierra Leone Will 'Soon Eclipse' Liberia

time.com — Sierra Leone will "soon" dethrone Liberia as the hardest-hit country in West Africa's Ebola outbreak, the World Health Organization cautioned Wednesday. Nearly one-fifth of Sierra Leone's total cases of Ebola were recorded in a three-week period that ended Sunday, according to new figures released by the global health agency.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @katz: 20% of Sierra Leone's total Ebola cases reported in three weeks in November. Will "soon eclipse" Liberia: ti.me/1Fs4K5i

Nov 26, 2014

20% of Sierra Leone's total Ebola cases reported in three weeks in November. Will "soon eclipse" Liberia: ti.me/1Fs4K5i

Rand Paul Blames Pols in Michael Brown-Darren Wilson Case

time.com — Paul is the junior U.S. Senator for Kentucky. We are witnessing a tragedy in Ferguson. This city in Missouri has become a focal point for so much. The President and the late Michael Brown's family have called for peace.
Nov 26, 2014

Looks like @SenRandPaul's next speech to a black audience will be less historical puffery, more tachlis- good on him.time.com/3605426/fergus…

Nov 26, 2014

"As I’ve visited … urban centers & ... impoverished rural areas, I sense an undercurrent of unease.” - @SenRandPaul time.com/3605426/fergus…

Egypt Jails 78 Boys For Being at a Muslim Brotherhood Rally

time.com — Seventy-eight boys have been sentenced to up to five years in prison by an Egyptian court for being present at Muslim Brotherhood protests. The boys, between the ages of 13 and 17, were sentenced for taking part in a rally calling for the return of President Morsi, who was ousted in 2014, the BBC reports.
Nov 27, 2014

Forget Joshua's $500 fine for a sec, some of these kids got 5 years: Egypt jails 78 boys over protest wp.me/p5HMd-f8JB @TIME #umhk

See Nationwide Protests for Ferguson

time.com — From Los Angeles to New York to Atlanta, demonstrators congregated en masse and shut down several major highways
Nov 27, 2014

RT @TIME: See how Ferguson protests ripped across the U.S. ti.me/15By8JD Photo: Rodrigo Jard—Demotix/Corbis pic.twitter.com/VNp3vtIzya

Ebola Vaccine is Safe and Effective, According to First Study

time.com — In the first results from an experimental Ebola vaccine, researchers at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) report for the first time Wednesday that the shot is safe and that it leads to an immune response among healthy volunteers.

Person of the Year

time.com — Vote for TIME's Person of the Year. With just 10 days left to go before TIME's 2014 Person of the Year polls come to a close, TIME readers have given Ferguson protestors a huge boost in votes, following a grand jury's decision Monday not to indict the white police officer who fatally shot unarmed black teenager Michael Brown.
Nov 27, 2014

Ferguson protesters surge in Time's Person of the Year. There is also a great video looking at the other nominees. wp.me/p5HMd-f8rM

Nov 26, 2014

RT @TIME: Ferguson protesters surge in TIME’s Person of the Year poll ti.me/15A9pWb #TIMEPOY

13 Reasons to Pick it Over PlayStation 4 or Xbox One

time.com — The case for Nintendo's flagship console in 2014.
Nov 26, 2014

13 reasons i'd still pick Nintendo's Wii U over the PS4 or Xbox Oe wp.me/p5HMd-f7JA via @TIMECulture

Nov 26, 2014

Over at Time, @mattpeckham makes the case for why he'd rather have Wii U over Xbone and PS4 this holiday. time.com/3604654/ninten…

Nov 26, 2014

13 reasons I'd still pick the Wii U over the Xbox One or PS4 ti.me/1xTreda

Deepak Chopra Says Gratitude Is Good For You

time.com — Don't stress too much about those Thanksgiving calories, because the emotional work you do at the dinner table could be good for your spiritual health. At least that's what physician, holistic medicine and bestselling author Deepak Chopra says.

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Undergoes Heart Surgery

time.com — Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg underwent heart surgery on Wednesday. The 81-year-old justice is said to be "resting comfortably" and will likely be released within the next 48 hours, according to a Supreme Court release. Ginsburg had a stent - a small mesh tube that supports narrow or weak arteries - implanted in her right coronary artery.

Narendra Modi Leads TIME’s Person of the Year Poll

time.com — Vote Now for TIME's Person of the Year. Narendra Modi, the newly elected Indian prime minister, has a significant lead in TIME's 2014 Person of the Year polls, with 11.1% of the vote as of Wednesday evening.

Lazy Bargain Hunters Are Hiring People to Wait in Black Friday Lines

time.com — There's nothing sweeter than a Black Friday deal... except maybe a few extra hours of sleep. And thanks to the internet, some lazy shoppers have figured out a way to have their sleep and 70%-off TVs, too.
Nov 26, 2014

RT @ellenstark: Lazy bargain hunters are hiring people to wait in Black Friday lines money.us/1xTm1Cg $20 an hour, nuts on so many levels

Nov 26, 2014

Lazy bargain hunters are hiring people to wait in Black Friday lines money.us/1xTm1Cg $20 an hour, nuts on so many levels

Watch John Boehner Tell You How To Cook Your Turkey

time.com — Nothing could be a more soothing-and more bizarre-than listening to Speaker of the House John Boehner explain in his resonant bass voice how he cooks his turkey for Thanksgiving. The most powerful Republican in Congress revealed "The Boehner Brine," the perfect Thanksgiving turkey in a video released Tuesday.
Nov 26, 2014

John Boehner wants to shrink the government until it's small enough to drown in 16 ounces of maple syrup. time.com/3607265/john-b…

Nov 26, 2014

Facebook comment: "Will the turkey be as golden brown as Speaker Boehner?" time.com/3607265/john-b…

Nov 26, 2014

Watch John Boehner tell you how to cook your turkey wp.me/p5HMd-f8pH via @TIME