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Argentine archaeologists find secret Nazi lair in jungle

Stone structures in the remote region of Misiones are thought to be the ruins of a hideout build by Nazis, in case their leaders needed to flee Germany<p>A team of <b>Argentine</b> archaeologists investigating a series of ruins in the jungle, close to the border with Paraguay, believe they have discovered a</b> …

If It Feels Like Stress Is Killing You, That's Because It Might Be

When you feel frazzled, so do your organs and cells<p>Chronic stress stems from many circumstances, such as poverty, a bad marriage, or long-term ailments. Its repercussions—elevated cortisol levels and inflammation—can wear us out, from the cellular level on up to our major biological systems.<p>Nervous …

Facebook's WhatsApp isn't opening up, much to developers' chagrin

What does $19 billion buy you? Sometimes, it's a spot of trouble.<p>That's what Facebook found out at its F8 developer conference in San Francisco on Wednesday when executives tried to explain to an eager crowd of app developers why it wasn't going to offer a way for them to plug their programs and …

Roast Chicken Recipes For The Easiest Dinner Ever

It's just so easy.<p>How Sweet It Is, Cafe Johnsonia, Feasting at Home, Adventures in Cooking, Foodie Crush<p>Nigella Lawson said it best: "You could probably get through life without knowing how to roast a chicken, but the question is, would you want to?"<p>If you don't wholeheartedly agree with Lawson's …

Recipes

Meet the real Don Draper

Ahead of a London exhibition of his work, 101-year-old illustrator Mac Conner tells Hermione Hoby about life as one of the original Mad Men on Madison Avenue<p>The Upper East side of Manhattan can feel like a place that time forgot. Here are the green curves of Central Park, same as they ever were, …

8 Destinations That Totally Own Spring

<i>By Laura Pearson for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>By winter's end (or, let's be honest, well before), we get that nature-starved feeling and start looking everywhere for signs of spring. And in these eight spots in the U.S. and abroad, you won't have to look far: Mother nature pulls out all the stops, …

Cherry Blossom

Watch President Obama interview David Simon about The Wire

Our President has great taste in fictional characters<p>The White House's YouTube account just published a video interview between President Obama and reporter, author, and creator of HBO crime drama <i>The Wire</i>, David Simon. Simon is the interviewee, and speaks frankly about the nation's policing …

The truth is still out there: 5 mysteries we hope the “X-Files” reboot will resolve

<b>David Duchovney and Gillian Anderson in "The X Files: I Want to Believe" (Twentieth Century Fox)</b><p>From the alien invasion to a Mulder-and-Scully sex scene, “The X-Files” has plenty of material for new episodes<p>Jordan Rosenfeld<p>March 25, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>When Fox announced its six-episode reboot of the …

The X-Files

Costa Rica Seeks Same-Sex Civil Union Law

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica, March 18 (Reuters) - Costa Rica will this week put forward a plan to allow same-sex civil unions based on previous initiatives to change the law in the Central American nation, a government official said on Wednesday.<p>Costa Rica follows Chile, which in January became the most …

Three young Burmese boys killed in North Carolina stabbing

<b>Three brothers aged one, five and 12 are dead after a neighbour attacked them with a knife in their North Carolina home, say police.</b><p>The boys' elder sister and mother were also hurt in the attack in New Bern.<p>Officers have arrested a man, and they say he and the victims are all Burmese, with a …

Amazon’s On-Demand Services Marketplace Launches Monday

Amazon’s Angie’s List competitor, called “Amazon Local Services,” has been rebranded as “Amazon Home Services” ahead of a larger launch happening Monday, sources familiar with the plans tell TechCrunch. The site, which previously featured only a limited number of service offerings in a handful of …

The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.<p>Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your eating habits, take a cue from people who've already successfully slimmed down: We tapped into the data from MyFitnessPal's more than 65 million users (the app lets people track their …

Weight Loss

Air pollution 'link to stroke risk'

<b>Air pollution is linked to an increased risk of stroke, a large global study in the British Medical Journal suggests.</b><p>Scientists say even short-term spikes in pollution were mirrored by a rise in strokes - particularly in low and middle-income countries.<p>The work builds on earlier studies linking …

Supreme Court takes on specialty license plates

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Lone Star State has no shortage of specialty license plates including "Texas 4 Ever," "Ducks Unlimited" and"Fight Terrorism." But state officials drew the line when one organization sought to have their logo — the Confederate flag — depicted on a plate.<p>On Monday, the Supreme Court will …

Carrie Underwood

Obesity rises faster in areas covered by Los Angeles fast-food ban

Rate of obese or overweight people in areas of south LA covered by 2008 ordinance rose from 63% to 75% – faster than in those areas not covered<p>Levels of obesity have risen faster in areas of Los Angeles covered by a fast-food ban than in those parts of the city not included in the ban, a new study …

Fast Food

Obama Orders Reduction In Government's Greenhouse Gas Emissions

President Obama signed an executive order at the White House on Thursday directing the federal government to cut its emissions of greenhouse gases by 40 percent from 2008 levels within the next decade and to increase its use of renewable energy sources to 30 percent of total consumption.<p>"These are …

Confronting past, Mississippi town erects Emmett Till museum

SUMNER, Miss. (Reuters) - Six decades after the brutal slaying of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy, the small Mississippi Delta town where two white men were acquitted of his murder is dedicating a museum to the event credited with helping spark the U.S. civil rights movement.<p>Friends and family …

Slain civil rights activist to receive posthumous degree

DETROIT (AP) — For 24 years, a stone marker has stood along U.S. 80 in Alabama's Lowndes County, near the spot where Viola Gregg Liuzzo was fatally …

Confederate flag license plate battle reaches U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday takes up a free speech case on whether Texas was wrong in rejecting a specialty vehicle license plate displaying the Confederate flag - to some an emblem of Southern pride and to others a symbol of racism.<p>The design of a proposed "Sons of the …

Stephen King not backing down on demand for LePage apology

Horror writer Stephen King is proving to be as tenacious as some of his more sinister characters in seeking an apology from Maine Gov. Paul LePage.<p>LePage used his radio address last week to make his case for eliminating Maine's income tax. He said states without an income tax, such as Florida, have …

Cruz becomes first major candidate to jump into 2016 race

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Republican Sen. Ted Cruz has become the first major candidate for president, kicking off what's expected to be a rush over …