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6 Nourishing Recipes To Calm Inflammation & Heal Your Gut

Your gastrointestinal system plays a big role in your overall health. After all, it's home to about 80 percent of your immune system, and gut health …

Wellness

GOP rejects call to back off gay marriage opposition

CLEVELAND (AP) — Republican officials have rejected an emotional plea to back off the GOP's opposition to same-sex marriage, renewing the party's …

LGBTQI

Hillary Clinton Still Has A Problem With A Key Pro-Sanders Group: Young Voters

Tuesday was the big moment that Hillary Clinton has been waiting for: Bernie Sanders, who gave her a hard, unexpected fight for the Democratic nomination, endorsed her.<p>Their appearance together in New Hampshire was a show of party unity, but <i>voter</i> unity may be harder to achieve — especially among …

DHS contract employee arrested in gun incident in second incident within a month

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A contract employee for the Department of Homeland Security was arrested Monday after allegedly attempting to take a concealed firearm through security at the department's headquarters, DHS spokeswoman Marsha Catron said.<p>The employee, an intelligence analyst, was found to be in …

Why Aren’t There More Scientists? A One-Word Explanation

“The type of science that I do is sometimes known as ‘curiosity-driven research,’” writes Hope Jahren, who teaches paleobiology at the University of Hawai‘i. “This means that my work will never result in a marketable product, a useful machine, a prescribable pill, a formidable weapon, or any direct …

Tips to Becoming a Better Writer — from a Terrible Writer

I was a certified bad writer. I even had documentation to prove it.<p>Literally, legal documentation was ordered to confirm how terrible my skills were, …

A desert’s once-in-a-decade super bloom

Thanks to strong El Niño activity and heavy autumn rains, Death Valley – one of the least hospitable places on Earth – is experiencing its biggest explosion of flowers since 2005.<p>The desert was aglow with flowers. As I descended California’s Panamint Mountains, the familiar landscape turned my …

National Parks

One of Guatemala’s most exquisite boutique hotels is owned by Francis Ford Coppola

By Mary Beth Sheridan<p>, Deputy foreign editor<p>We were hungry, we were tired, it was pushing 8 p.m., and now we were crawling along a dirt road through a Guatemalan forest in an SUV, slamming into potholes the size of steamer trunks.<p>Finally, we swerved off the road. “Welcome to your new home,” our …

Central America

The Only Vegan and Gluten-Free Dish You'll Need To Survive Winter

Food and eating has and always will be special and unifying to my family. There is no doubt about it, the kitchen is by far the most important room in my parents' home. They are forever hosting and it doesn't matter if you stop by for a few minutes or a few hours, you won't be allowed to leave …

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Decoding the Secret Lives of Typefaces

TYPE CAST<p>In the computer age, we're all typesetters, whether composing an email or a novel. Time to get good at it. Herewith a primer, courtesy of …

7 fascinating facts about bats

Little brown bats hibernate in a cave in Tennessee. Amy Smotherman Burgess/ZUMAPRESS<p>Looking for news you can trust?<br>Subscribe to our free …

University of Tennessee

Why Putin Is So Committed to Keeping Assad in Power

For more than three years, Russia’s top diplomats have time and again assured American, Arab, and European policymakers that they are not wedded to …

Militia Camp Overrun With Disease and Suffering (Excerpt from 'Libya's Migrant Trade') | VICE News

In a desperate bid to seek a better life in Europe, thousands of refugees and migrants leave the shores of Libya and cross the perilous Mediterranean Sea every month. Over 2,000 people have died making the journey in 2015 alone.<p>The routes to and journey through Libya are also dangerous, however, …

Light’s 16-Lens Pocket-Sized L16 Camera Aims To Replace Your Bulky DSLR

The L16 promises great optical zoom, high resolution, terrific low-light capabilities, and substantial depth-of-field controls.<p>When shooting photos on the go, 16 lenses are far better than one.<p>That’s the premise behind the L16, a new fits-in-your-pocket multi-aperture camera that its maker–a …

Mobile Photography

What I Learned About al Qaeda from Analyzing the ‘Bin Laden’ Tapes | VICE News

In the months following the Taliban's evacuation of Kandahar, Afghanistan, in December 2001, cable news networks set up operations in the city in order to report on the war. In the dusty back rooms of a local recording studio, a CNN stringer came across an extraordinary archive: roughly 1,500 …

The Best Secret Garden in Barcelona

Twenty four years ago, Spanish artist and animator Javier Mariscal discovered an abandoned leather factory on Barcelona’s rundown east side. The …

Jon Stewart’s real threat to Fox News: You don’t get to define patriotism!

<b>Jon Stewart surrounded by, clockwise from top left: Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly, Bill O'Reilly, Tucker Carlson (Comedy Central/Fox News/Reuters/Brendan McDermid/AP/Mark J. Terrill/Salon)</b><p>Post-9/11, critiquing the right meant you hated the country. Stewart was the perfect foil for that false …

Political Science

7 steps to a financially secure retirement

If certified financial planner Ray LeVitre could give people one piece of advice when it comes to planning for retirement it would be this: Get a written financial plan.<p>Everyone needs one — no matter what your income level, savings, investments or age, says LeVitre, author of <i>20 Retirement Decisions</i> …

Retirement

Sandra Bland arrest video just had technical problems, Texas officials say

A dash-cam video showing the confrontation between Sandra Bland and a Texas trooper during her arrest was not edited, and the apparent glitches in it were technical problems caused during the uploading process, the Texas Department of Public Safety said Wednesday morning. A new version of the video …

10 Great Underrated Whiskeys

Sure Pappy's fantastic, but don't let these great, accessible, well-priced whiskeys be tragically ignored.<p>Last month I wrote a piece called<i>10 Highly Drinkable Beers That No One Is Drinking</i>—and then every pedantic Facebook commenter logged on to say, "r u crazy? I drink those ALL THE TIME!"<p>Fair …

Where is 'El Chapo'? Mexico puts $3.8 million bounty on fugitive drug lord

<b>(CNN) —</b> Is Mexico's most wanted drug lord hiding out in his hometown, blending in with crowds in his country's sprawling capital or on the lam in an area where his cartel has more control than government authorities do?<p>When it comes to escaped kingpin Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, officials and …

Mexico

Can Better Data Help Solve America's Housing Problems?

The Obama administration issues a new rule—and a mapping tool—that are designed to help communities address segregation.<p>Ever since the passage of the Fair Housing Act in 1968, the federal government has been obligated to try and foster inclusive, diverse communities. In practice, that means moving …

Housing

The Senate's experiment with cannabis

Hardliners on Judiciary open up to research on medical pot<p>Obamacare. Gay weddings. Now pot?<p>As progressives celebrate a couple of big wins in Washington – the Supreme Court upholding the Affordable Care Act and legalizing same-sex marriage – another issue has remained firmly stuck at the national …

Cannabis

Jon Stewart takes down Ted Cruz and other conservatives defending Donald Trump

Jon Stewart thanked Donald Trump on Thursday’s edition of <i>The Daily Show</i> for always being there for him over the last 16 years. Stewart then tore into …

Paris Approves Its First Skyscraper in 42 Years – But It Has to Be ‘Invisible’

France can be very demanding when it comes to certain things, such as Uber or Airbnb’s conquest of Paris, as you may have recently discovered. …

Isle of Wight festival 2015: it's all a Blur from Pharrell to Foxes – in pictures

From headliners Blur and the Prodigy to Pharrell Williams and Foxes … here’s a snapshot of the musical talent at this year’s Isle of Wight festival (11-14 June)

All the Keys to Spotting Quality Leather Goods

Next time you're shopping for leather goods, follow these simple steps to ensure you get your money's worth.<p>If you want the inside scoop on spotting quality leather goods, there's no better person to ask than someone who hand-makes leather bags and wallets for a living. That's why we asked Bellanie …

10 Australian films that shook the world

From the Kelly Gang to Crocodile Dundee, Australian cinema has defined cultural identity down under for more than a century. Luke Buckmaster picks the best.