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White House predicts courts will reinstate travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebuffed in its bid for a quick reversal, the White House said Sunday it expected the courts to reaffirm President Donald Trump's …

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How to Travel Like a Local: 17 Essential Tips From Travel Pros

Traveling like a local has, and will, always be in style. Curiosity pushes travelers from one location to the next, dreaming of more adventures and …

Islamic radical pleads guilty in historic war-crimes case of cultural destruction

In an unprecedented war-crimes case, an Islamist radical has pleaded guilty to destroying ancient shrines in the historic Malian city of Timbuktu.<p>The guilty plea has set the stage for the world's first war-crimes conviction for cultural destruction, with huge implications for Islamists who have …

Masters of Sex Costume Designer Spills the Secrets Behind the Show's Chic '60s Style

While there are plenty of racy reasons to tune into <i>Masters of Sex</i>, it's the immaculately styled '50s and '60s-era costumes that add that something …

This Is Why Your Garlic Always Burns

There are many foods that taste a better with a little char -- steak, ribs, even salad -- but garlic is NOT one of those. Garlic doesn't even brown, it burns. And burned garlic means losing that mellow and delightful flavor to something acrid and pungent that no one wants to eat. In sum, burned …

The Summer Berry Recipes You Want And Need

Photo credit: How Sweet It Is, Half Baked Harvest, Completely Delicious<p>You can tell summer is officially here when market stands start selling summer berries. Strawberries, raspberries, blueberries, blackberries, and even black raspberries take over the fruit selection and it is grand. These tiny …

Snacks That Are Secretly Unhealthy

You go to spin class regularly, you drink the recommended ounces of water daily and aside from the occasional slice of office birthday cake, you consider yourself a pretty virtuous snacker. Or are you?<p>Turns out, lots of so-called health foods are hiding way more bad-for-you stuff than you might …

Video: How to Make Incredible Fluffy Waffles

The ballots are in. The votes have been counted. It's official: In the battle of the breakfast treats (Pancakes vs. Waffles), the waffle reigns …

The New Rules of Barbecue

You can cook real barbecue at home. Here's how<p>It’s 9 a.m. in downtown Memphis.<p>At first glance, you might mistake the tent- and trailer-filled Tom Lee Park, on the banks of the mighty, muddy Mississippi, for a shantytown. Last night’s parties ended late, and crushed cups and overturned kegs litter …

18 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets

Get ready to put those doors to work.<p>No matter how much storage space you have (or don't have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.

How To Decorate With Antiques (Without Turning Your Home Into A Museum)

There's a fine line between kitschy and curated.<p>Save for our minimalist friends in Scandinavia, many designers live by the principle of layering. But when it comes to adding antiques into the mix, it takes some skill. According to Rebecca Robertson, an interior designer and co-author of "Collected: …

How To Freeze Eggs For Cooking To Make Them Last Longer

There have been quite a few "foodpocolypses" in the past few years. There was the aporkalypse that left many bacon lovers quaking. There was the <i>almost</i> kalepocolypse that would have left half of Portland in a frenzied state. And now, we're in fear of an egg shortage as a result of the Avian Flu …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Smoothie bowls: Our new favorite healthy breakfast trend

We have a simple rule of thumb when we’re trying to identify a trend: If we can find three credible examples of an idea, then it's a trend. If you’re talking about smoothie bowls, then the trend has been in full swing. It’s almost impossible to not find a gorgeous shot of a dish full of brightly …

How To Cook Perfect, Fluffy Rice Every Single Time

Rice is trouble.<p>Yes, it's delicious, and rice cookers are an appliance bestowed upon the home cook by the food gods. But it's far too easy to end up with grains that are globby, mushy and sticky (not in a good way).<p>The fine folks over at America's Test Kitchen have some wizardry for wannabe rice …

8 Hotel Booking Hacks Every Traveler Needs to Know

<i>By Meagan Drillinger</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock.com</i><p>Sure, you know how to book a hotel on your own because you've got a credit card and the Internet. But chances are you're not booking a hotel as well or as cheaply as you could. Don't feel bad about your amateur mistakes. All you need is a little …

How to Make the Best Damn Burger on Your Backyard Grill

Anyone can grill burgers. Here's how to grill really, really good ones.<p>When the weather heats up and the backyard barbecues begin anew, there's one thing we crave: a big, juicy burger. Luckily, <i>Bon Appétit</i> editor-in-chief Adam Rapoport is here to walk us through the process for grilling up the …

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#SleepFacts: Lack of sleep can make you stupid! - Capital Lifestyle

Lack of sleep hurts many cognitive processes such as attention, alertness, concentration, reasoning and problem solving. Sleep also helps to …

101 Stress-Busting Ways to Chill Out at Night -- And Get Better Sleep

It's no secret that working on your laptop scrolling through social media, or even zoning out for a Netflix binge-fest on your laptop or tablet can make it harder to fall asleep at night.<p>Answering emails and seeing what your friends are up to on Instagram can make your mind race, and research shows …

The 7 Most Underrated American Food Cities in 2015

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Ben Ferenchak</i><p>When people think of America's culinary capitals they usually look to the coasts: New York, San Francisco, and New Orleans all regularly top the lists of the best American food cities. But hiding in the "flyover states" and in …

Cookbook Crave: Breakfast Dishes You Can Make in the Microwave

Make these breakfast dishes the easiest way -- in the microwave!<p>By now you've tried every type of mug cake, but now it's time to try out some mug …

We Got No Buns, Hon: 30 Non-Burger Grilling Recipes

These 30 grilling recipes have no bun in sight.<p><b>When you think backyard grilling</b>, you likely think hamburgers and hot dogs. And while we can certainly get down with a good burger, sometimes we're looking for something with a little less bread (so we can focus on the grilled stuff). So, we present, …

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How Food Variety Helps Your Health

Varied eaters were also less likely to have high blood pressure, and more likely to have a healthy waist circumference.<p>But wait—doesn’t conventional diet wisdom say that it could be better to stick with the same couple of foods? Well, yes. Research has shown that eating a lower variety of foods can …

Here's How Long Wine Really Lasts Once It's Been Opened

Every once in a while, an opened bottle of wine goes unfinished. (It's rare, but it happens.) This is good news, because it means that wine will be there for you on another evening. But how long will it last uncorked before it turns to vinegar? That, friends, all depends on the type of wine you …