Three teenage girls are lost in the world of smartphone apps and messaging, in Trafalgar Square. While in a very busy environment in the capital's main square in central London and with the admiring glance of a young man alongside, the teenagers obsessively tweet and message their friends at home, completely unaware of their surroundings, absorbed in the functions of their devices and their young lives. Sitting on the walls of the fountains, they are isolated from each other and the noise around (Photo by In Pictures Ltd./Corbis via Getty Images)

Investors Urge Apple To Tackle ‘Growing’ Evidence Of Device Addiction In Kids

Two major Apple shareholders are calling on the company to do more to protect children from the potentially harmful side effects of excessive technology use. In a letter delivered to Apple on Saturday...
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A New York City Police Department (NYPD) officer stands guard outside the wake service of NYPD officer Miosotis Familia in the Bronx borough of New York, U.S., July 10, 2017. REUTERS/Eduardo Munoz

Suspect Captured In 'Terror-Related' Explosion Near New York's Port Authority Bus Terminal

NEW YORK ― City police captured an injured suspect in what they called a "terror-related incident" after a pipe bomb strapped to his body exploded in the transit system near Times Square during Monday...
11/12/2017 9:16 PM IST
PROVINCETOWN, MA - MARCH 11: A right whale comes to the surface. Researchers on board the Shearwater from the Provincetown Center for Coastal Studies, look for right whales off the coast of Provincetown, Cape Cod. Right whales, after centuries of decline, are showing signs of recovery and making a comeback. NOAA Federal permit 14603. (Photo by David L Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)

Right Whales Could Face Extinction After Deadly Year, Researchers Say

An already dire situation for North Atlantic right whales became even worse in 2017. This species of whale is among the most endangered animals in the world, and if significant actions to recover thei...
11/12/2017 8:56 AM IST
DAMASCUS, SYRIA - NOVEMBER 12: Um Mohammed (L) holds Hamza (R) in the Eastern Ghouta region of Damascus in Syria on November 12, 2017. Amount of children catching diseases, due to lack of medicines, increase day by day in East Ghouta, a region under a blockade by Assad Regime. Three years old Hamza lost his abilities to walk and speak as he caught diseases growing worse due to lack of medicine and food. 55 years old mother Um Mohammed, living alone, lost a son two years ago. Nowadays, she is trying to fill the gap with Hamza. (Photo by Anas Aldimashqi/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

137 Children Need 'Immediate Medical Evacuation' From Syrian Suburb: UN Report

The United Nations children's agency says 137 children stranded in a war-torn suburb outside of Syria's capital are in urgent need of medical evacuation. At least five children have died while waiting...
11/12/2017 8:19 AM IST
Former Paralympian Oscar Pistorius attends his sentencing for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp at the Pretoria High Court, South Africa June 13, 2016. REUTERS/Phill Magakoe/Pool/Files

Reeva Steenkamp Can ‘Rest In Peace' After Oscar Pistorius’ Sentence Doubled, Her Family Says

Reeva Steenkamp's family said she "can now rest in peace" after a South African court on Friday more than doubled Olympian and Paralympian Oscar Pistorius' sentence for killing her. The slain model's...
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TOPSHOT - An aerial photography taken and released by the Dutch department of Defense on September 6, 2017 shows the damage of Hurricane Irma, on the Dutch Caribbean island of Sint Maarten.Hurricane Irma, rampaging across the Caribbean, has produced sustained winds at 295 kilometres per hour (183 miles per hour) for more than 33 hours, making it the longest-lasting, top-intensity cyclone ever recorded, France's weather service said on September 7. / AFP PHOTO / DUTCH DEFENSE MINISTRY / GERBEN VAN ES / Netherlands OUT / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT 'AFP PHOTO / DUTCH DEFENSE MINISTRY/GERBEN VAN ES' - NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS - DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS (Photo credit should read GERBEN VAN ES/AFP/Getty Images)

Here Are The Places Most Devastated By Hurricane Irma So Far

Check out HuffPost's Hurricane Irma live blog for the latest updates on the storm. Hurricane Irma is on a deadly rampage through the Caribbean Sea this week, destroying homes and livelihoods on its jo...
08/09/2017 8:09 AM IST
Hurricane Irma, a record Category 5 storm, is seen in this NOAA National Weather Service National Hurricane Center image from GOES-16 satellite taken on September 5, 2017. Courtesy NOAA National Weather Service National Hurricane Center/Handout via REUTERS ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Here's What You Need To Know About Hurricane Irma

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. ― One of the most powerful Atlantic Ocean hurricanes of all time barreled through the Caribbean and made landfall on Wednesday, less than two weeks after Hurricane Harvey first h...
07/09/2017 8:52 PM IST
U.S. President Donald Trump pauses during a statement on the deadly protests in Charlottesville, at the White House in Washington, U.S., August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY

Donald Trump Says He Waits To 'Get The Facts' Before Making Statements. That's A Lie.

President Donald Trump claimed Tuesday that he waited two days to condemn white supremacist groups after this weekend's deadly clashes in Charlottesville, Virginia, because it's "very important" to hi...
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