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15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

Dessert

Rooms We Can't Believe Are Outdoors

The epitome of indoor-outdoor living.<p>These spaces are the epitome of indoor-outdoor living. If you moved them inside, you wouldn't have to change a thing.

26 Beautiful Townhouse Courtyard Garden Designs

A townhouse is a type of medium-density housing in cities, usually but not necessarily terraced or semi-detached. A modern townhouse is often one …

Landscaping

Design Dilemma: Wallpapering the Ceiling

Are you looking for a way to inject color and pattern into your home in a totally unexpected way? Try wallpapering the ceiling!<p>Take a look at the …

Home Decorating

Time To Start Planning Your Summer Party!

Memorial Day has come and gone, and for some, this holiday marks the unofficial beginning of summer. Whether you’re already in summer mode or you’re …

20 Unique Countertops Guaranteed To Make Your Kitchen Stand Out

In the case of a thing like the kitchen countertop, you only realize how many options you have when you need to choose one. It’s not just a choice …

Interior Design

Forbes' Women in Power: Who Made the List, Who Didn't

Photo: Getty Images<p>It's that time again: <i>Forbes</i> has just released its annual World's Most Powerful Women list, and it's as awesome as always to see which females are making major waves in the world. You can see the full roster here, but without further ado, here are the highlights you should …

Was California killing spree preventable? - CNN Video

U.S. justices reject accused shooter's appeal over reporter sources | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal by a man facing trial for a high-profile mass shooting at a Colorado movie theater in 2012 over his lawyers’ attempt to force a Fox News reporter to testify.<p>James Holmes sits in court for an advisement hearing at …

Elliot Rodger’s family tried to intervene before deadly rampage

It was Friday night when Elliot Rodger's mother got a call from her son’s therapist that he had emailed a ranting manifesto about going on a deadly rampage.<p>The mother went to her son's YouTube channel and found the video in which he threatens to kill people. She alerted authorities and set off …

Schoolgirl blamed by Elliot Rodger for hatred of women doesn't remember him

Model who gunman claims was his ''first crush" and teased him at school when she was 10 is distraught to be named in his manifesto a decade later<p>A model who the California gunman Elliot Rodger named as his "first crush" and vilified in his twisted manifesto as an "evil b----" is said to be …

White House: $20B to keep U.S. troops in Afghanistan in 2015

CNN's Wolf Blitzer speaks with White House Deputy National Security Adviser Tony Blinken about President Obama's plans for the drawdown in Afghanistan, including how to safely end America's longest war and how much the remaining presence will cost Americans.

Facebook helps find abducted newborn in Quebec

Police issued Amber Alert Monday night after newborn was abducted from hospital in Quebec.<p>MONTREAL (AP) — The mother of a day-old infant snatched from a Quebec hospital says she's grateful to everyone who helped bring home her baby — especially the group of people who hunted down the alleged …

Brazil's indigenous, police clash in protest

BRASILIA, Brazil (AP) — Indigenous protesters in traditional headdress clashed with police in Brazil's capital Tuesday, resulting in one officer …

Pope Francis Says He Might Retire

In little-noticed remarks aboard the papal plane this week, the pontiff said he wouldn’t rule out following Pope Benedict XVI’s path.<p>Pope Francis …

Tibetan monk escapes after criticizing Beijing

DHARMSALA, India (AP) — A Tibetan monk who worked on 2008 documentary film critical of China's rule in the Himalayan region said he escaped Chinese …

NBC TODAY Show

NBC’s TODAY is the news program that informs, entertains, inspires and sets the agenda each morning for viewers across America.

Mom fights for release of son from Mexico - CNN Video

Forbes' 100 most powerful women: Merkel leads American-dominated list

For a fourth consecutive year, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is the most powerful woman in the world, according to Forbes' annual list of the world's 100 most powerful women, the 2014 edition of which was released Wednesday.<p>Janet Yellen, the first-ever female chair of the Federal Reserve, made a …

Apple Buying Dr. Dre's Beats for $3B to Compete in Music Streaming

Apple, which revolutionized the music industry over a decade ago with the iPod, is buying headphone maker Beats Electronics for $3 billion in a deal that will help it compete in the streaming music business.<p>The deal, the largest in Apple's history, is expected to close before the end of September. …

Snowden: 'There Are Some Things Worth Dying For'

Edward Snowden, the former National Security Agency contractor, stands by his decision to leak a huge collection of classified National Security …

Edward Snowden

Reports Of American Suicide Bomber In Syria

By Mark Hosenball<p>WASHINGTON, May 28 (Reuters) - U.S. government agencies were examining social media postings purporting to show how an American who was fighting with an Al Qaeda affiliate blew himself up recently in a suicide attack in northern Syria, U.S. officials said.<p>The officials, who …

Afghanistan president welcomes US plan to withdraw troops by 2016

President Hamid Karzai welcomed a US plan to bring home almost all American soldiers from Afghanistan by the end of 2016, saying the country was ready to take responsibility for its own security and the move could pave the way for Taliban peace talks.<p>Many Afghans are happy to see their forces in …

US House of Representatives approves Venezuela sanctions

<b>The US House of Representatives has approved a bill to introduce sanctions against Venezuelan officials involved in human rights abuses.</b><p>The legislation calls for a travel ban on some members of the Venezuelan government and for their assets in US banks to be frozen.<p>The US Foreign Relations …

NYC Tourism Fuels Increase in Broadway's Revenue and Attendance

Broadway’s revenue and attendance figures were both up this season, largely fueled by classics from Harold Pinter and William Shakespeare rather than …

9 Upcoming Music Festivals in the World's Best Cities

The anticipation of festival season is like the promise of an ice cold beer after a long day at work in high summer -- it builds exponentially over time, the closer it gets. And while music lovers have plenty of summer festivals to choose from, it's rarely the music alone that attracts a crowd. For …