Alexandra Doss

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The Falling Man

An unforgettable story.<p><b>Do you remember this photograph? In the United States, people have taken pains to banish it from the record of September 11, 2001. The story behind it, though, and the search for the man pictured in it, are our most intimate connection to the horror of that day.</b><p>In the …

Ansel Adams

'Drug dealers, criminals, rapists': What Trump thinks of Mexicans

Donald Trump, who has repeatedly disparaged Mexico during his presidential campaign, is to visit the country for talks with the president ahead of a speech on immigration.<p>Here's a look back at some of the things the US presidential hopeful has said about Mexico during his election campaign.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump: Mexico will pay for wall, '100%'

<b>US Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has insisted Mexico will pay for a border wall "100%", in a major immigration speech.</b><p>He told a cheering crowd in Arizona that he would secure the border, and left open the possibility that millions of illegal immigrants be deported.<p>Hours earlier, he …

Immigration

From reverential to strident... the two Donald Trumps

<b>The Donald Trump who appeared in Mexico on Wednesday was vastly different from the Donald Trump we have grown used to seeing on the campaign trail.</b><p>And he was certainly unrecognisable from the candidate who roared his way through his long-awaited immigration speech the same day in Arizona.<p>Rather …

Chris Christie

Hillary Clinton emails - what's it all about?

<b>Hillary Clinton has been cleared for a second time by the FBI over her use of a private email server while secretary of state. What's it all about?</b><p>In July, an FBI investigation concluded no "reasonable prosecutor" would bring a criminal case against Mrs Clinton, but that she and her aides were …

Huma Abedin

National treasures: What objects has the UK fought to keep in the country?

<b>A sapphire and diamond coronet given to Queen Victoria by her beloved husband Albert has been placed under a temporary export bar, preventing it from being taken abroad.</b><p>What other cultural objects have been dubbed "national treasures" in an effort to keep them in the UK?<p>Jane Austen's ring<p>Every …

Jane Austen

The Atlantic

Even for movie buffs who have seen many of the films routinely listed on “best of” lists from the last century, this new list is likely to include …

9 Simple Ways to Eat Protein at Every Meal

<b>Correction appended, August 24</b><p>People misunderstand protein. Yes, adding some to a meal can knock down hunger and keep it at bay, which in turn can …

The Ultimate 30-Day Butt-Sculpting Routine

It takes strength, balance, and determination to do a pistol squat. But once you nail it you'll want to drop it low everywhere—it's kind of like a …

Bodyweight Exercise

Snowden Designs a Device to Warn if Your iPhone’s Radios Are Snitching

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 07.21.16.<p>Time of Publication: 9:01 am. 9:01 am<p>When Edward Snowden met with …

Edward Snowden

24 signs you're a good boss — even if it doesn't feel like it

Being the boss comes with a ton of pressure. And when you're in a management position, it can be difficult to evaluate how you're doing.<p>Are you striking the right balance between commanding respect and appearing accessible? Are your employees responding well to your style of leadership? Are any of …

Hurling

Tim Cook Vs. FBI: Why Apple Is Fighting The Good Fight

A court has told Apple to compromise an iPhone owned by one of the shooters in the December San Bernardino attack that killed 14 people. But Apple …

San Bernardino

How to Say What You Mean without Sounding Like You're Mean

In a time when opinions are key to almost any dialogue between people, you may wonder- what’s the best way to express yours? This simple approach …

Psychology

17 Books, Poems, and Songs for Black Healing

It was 1:22 AM on July 8, and I had been dragged out to a Lower East Side dive bar by my colleagues on our last night in New York. Going out felt wrong. Two black men had been needlessly killed by police. Again. Now cops were being slaughtered in our name. It was hard to find something worth …

Zoe Saldana Is Just Happy She Got Nina Simone Trending: ‘We F*cking Won’

The controversy over the casting of Zoe Saldana as Nina Simone in a recent biopic has not phased its star. In a cover story for <i>Allure</i>, the actress — …

Nina Simone

'Game of Thrones' author George R.R. Martin to Stephen King: ‘How the f— do you write so fast?'

George R. R. Martin is the author behind the "A Song of Ice and Fire" book series that the smash hit TV show "Game of Thrones" is based on. He's also an infamously slow writer (fans have been waiting for the next book in the series for upwards of five years).<p>Stephen King, meanwhile, is renowned for …

George R.R. Martin

This 13-Minute Short Makes You Think About Every Single Movie Sound You’ve Ever Heard

<b>WHAT:</b> <i>The Secret World of Foley</i>, a new short film about an under-examined branch of the filmmaking process.<p><b>WHO:</b> London-based producer and director Daniel Jewel.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> Who knew that the people who provide scene-specific sound for movies would make interesting subjects for a movie themselves? <i>The</i> …

Animation

Angelina Jolie's six children speak seven languages, actress reveals

Any parent will know that each of their children is unique. Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt's brood seem to have taken that to a new level, with six children each learning a different language.<p>In lessons that will surely benefit their future holidays, the Jolie-Pitt children can speak Khmer, …

A year after mass shooting, Charleston church embraces its community

<b>(CNN) —</b> A year later, the grief still feels raw.<p>Nine churchgoers, all African-American, were shot by a young, white man who entered their Charleston, South Carolina, church, joined their Bible study for an hour and then opened fire. The shooter blamed his victims because of their skin color.<p>After …

CNN
National Security

Mass shootings shouldn’t be a story I have experience covering

As night falls, the bell begins to toll. Slowly, gently even, once for each name. Forty-nine times. It takes several minutes. It feels as if it will never end.<p>A final ringing reverberates into the humid Florida air, settling over the thousands of people gathered in downtown Orlando.<p>For two days, …

Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift

<b>Look Within: A Mindfulness Shift</b><p>You sit quietly in the dark room with your eyes closed. Your foot itches, so you scratch it, which reminds you that you need to buy new running shoes. Maybe you should go for a run after this? You catch yourself - stop the thoughts, repress them. You will your mind …

Mindfulness

Moleskine’s Smart Writing Set Digitizes Your Work As You Write

To start off, I should warn you that this review might be <i>slightly</i> biased because well, I love Moleskine. I got my first one, a reporter-style pocket …

How Leaving America Changes What People Think About Guns

"When I hear about people who own 15 assault weapons I think, why do you need that?"<p>When you live abroad, you start to see your home country differently. I speak from experience: After moving to Switzerland in 2006, I began to see American policies for what they were—one country's way of doing …

25 Movie Mistresses With Looks We Love, From Holly Golightly to Mrs. Robinson

Exactly fifty years ago today, <i>The Graduate</i> debuted in movie theaters—forever changing the face of cinema with its unconventional cast and mold-breaking brand of cultural satire. "Mark it right down in your datebook as a picture you'll have to see," wrote the <i>New York Times</i> critic Bosley Crowther of …

Catherine Deneuve

avocado, kosher salt, sumac, egg, tomato, mustard, black pepper, sourdough

My take on avocado toast: toasted slices of sourdough topped with homemade whole grain mustard, tomato slices, avocado, poached eggs, and finished with fresh black pepper, a bit of kosher salt, and ground sumac

Recipes

asparagus, spring onion, chili flake, avocado, cheese (broncha), baguette, olive oil, pluot, salt

Open face avocado toast baguette with pluot, broncha and roasted asparagus and spring onion. Preheat over to 400F. Sprinkle asparagus and spring onion with olive oil and chili flakes and roast for 5 minutes. Meanwhile thinly slice pluot and broncha. Cut avocado in half and toast the baguette. …

Recipes

Could You Come Up With $400 If Disaster Struck?

If a financial emergency struck — say, a health problem or a car that needed repair — would you be able to come up with $400? According to the Federal Reserve Board, 47 percent of Americans would have trouble doing so — they would have to sell something, borrow money or simply couldn't pay.<p>And this …

Federal Reserve