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The Strange Allure of Donald Trump

Trump’s rise is inextricably tied to his ability to offend and provoke the two groups Republicans hate most: the media, and sell-out Republicans.<p>So …

The stars have aligned for real prison reform

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you do not yet believe that bipartisan criminal justice reform is possible inside the dysfunction of Washington, it is time to put away your doubts.<p>Over the last two weeks, we have witnessed a historic surge of momentum for the prospects of justice reform -- punctuated by this week's …

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Putin Disappears Like a Dictator

Russian President Vladimir Putin has disappeared. Well, not literally, but he hasn't been seen in public for a full week and reports about his …


Heartbreaking Portraits Capture Two Identical Twin Farmers At The End Of Their Lives

Photographer Janos Stekovics met identical twins János and István Lukács in 1985. At the time, they were in their sixties. The two have since passed away, one in 2005 and the other in 2007. However, in the final phase of their lives, Stekovics chronicled the daily lives of these brothers and …


Mythical Carvings Found in Ancient Silk Road Cemetery

A cemetery dating back roughly 1,700 years has been discovered along part of the Silk Road, a series of ancient trade routes that once connected China to the Roman Empire.<p>The cemetery was found in the city of Kucha, in present-day northwest China. Ten tombs were excavated, seven of which turned out …


Evangelicals step back from gay marriage fight

Evangelical leaders are taking a step back from their decades-long fight against gay marriage, softening their tone and recalibrating their goals.<p>In recent interviews with about a half-dozen prominent evangelicals, no one listed opposition to gay marriage as their top priority. The leaders said …

Russian for the Exit: Putin Denies He Fled Summit Pressure

Russian President Vladimir Putin made an early exit on Sunday from a two-day summit of world leaders where he was roundly criticized over Russia's escalating aggression in Ukraine, but brushed off suggestions that he had felt pressured.<p>Putin was the first leader to fly out of Brisbane on Sunday …


5 Perfect Pumpkin Recipes Just in Time For the Holidays

<b>1. Perfect Pumpkin Bread</b><p>I've tried many pumpkin bread recipes over the years, but none as good as this one. It's easy -- just a bit of mixing and stirring, pop it in the oven, and, in about an hour, you'll have a house smelling of sweet autumn spices and two scrumptious, pumpkiny loaves. <b>GET THE</b> …


Archaeologists Find Ancient Wonders Near ISIS Stronghold

Archaeologists in Turkey have unveiled their latest discoveries, found amid the ruins of an ancient city that is within sight of an Islamic State stronghold in neighboring Syria.<p>"Basically we work 20 meters away from the Islamic State-controlled areas," the University of Bologna's Nicolo Marchetti …


Gillian Jacobs Tells Craig Ferguson The ‘Greatest Story’ He’s Ever Heard

Calgary’s Preoccupations Leap Beyond Post-Punk And Make The Best Album Of Their Lives<p>Philip Cosores 03.23.18 23 hours ago<p>Jack White Gets Weird (And Has Actual Fun!) On His Very Good New Album<p>Steven Hyden 03.21.18 3 days ago<p>Yo La Tengo’s Masterful New Album And The Challenge Of Old Bands Finding New …

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The Right Flowers For Every Occasion (And Feeling)

The perfect blooms.<p>Our friends at The Salonniere recently shared the secret language of flowers, which got us thinking: Who wouldn't want to know the perfect bloom for every emotion and occasion? PLUS: Don't miss their history on the topic

Marilyn Monroe is dead: from the archive, 6 August 1962

She was a sweet and humorous person increasingly terrified by the huge stereotype of herself she saw plastered all around her<p>New York, August 5<p>Marilyn Monroe was found dead in bed this morning in her home in Hollywood, only a physical mile or two, but a social universe, away from the place where …

Teams converge on remote site to probe plane crash