Christopher Butcher

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Putin orders Russian military drills amid Ukraine tensions

The Defense Ministry said the maneuvers that began Monday will last for five days and involve forces of the Central Military District, a group of forces spreading from the Volga River all the way to eastern Siberia, along with air force and airborne units.<p>Gen. Sergei Koshelev briefed foreign …

9 Epic Grilled Steaks for Labor Day

Steak is a must-have on any cookout menu.<p>Though it might not be the official end of summer, Labor Day is, for many, the last chance for a grilling …

Evolutionary grandmothers to thank for romantic pairings

The human tendency to form couples with older men protecting younger women is the result of prehistoric grandmothering, scientists say<p>Women who find long-term love with a protective older man have grannies to thank, a new study claims.<p>Scientists linked the role of grandmothers to the human tendency …

Ronnie Lott, who lost part of a finger, offers encouragement to Jason Pierre-Paul

Few people can relate to Jason Pierre-Paul like Ronnie Lott can.<p>The Hall of Fame safety had a portion of his left pinkie finger amputated in 1986 to continue his stellar career without the disruption of extended rehab.<p>Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants star defensive end, was due to finally report to …

Most iPhone apps stink at giving you a complete workout

If you’re using an exercise app for your iPhone, you’re probably not getting as good a workout as you’d hope, according to the results of a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Florida took the top 30 free fitness apps for the iPhone, and compared what they ask their users to do against the …

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Obama Orders Federal Contractors To Provide Paid Sick Leave

Employees of federal contractors must be allowed to earn up to seven days of paid sick leave each year, under a new executive order that President Obama signed on Labor Day. The leave includes paid time off for family care.<p>"This will give about 300,000 working Americans access to paid sick leave …