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The latest Black Panther trailer shows just how much the film taps into Africa’s story

On Dec. 25, Marvel released a new television spot for the film <i>Black Panther</i> in the US, revealing a little more about the mythical Wakanda and more clues about the fight for the throne that will propel the plot. It also hinted at the film’s determination to maintain the Black Panther’s links to …

Trump wants Postal Service to charge 'much more' for Amazon shipments

SEATTLE/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump called on the U.S. Postal Service on Friday to charge "much more" to ship packages for Amazon (AMZN.O), picking another fight with an online retail giant he has criticized in the past.<p>"Why is the United States Post Office, which is losing many …

Enterprise Tech

The Best Oven Temperature For Every Cooking Scenario

Wondering why cookies often bake at 350°F, and veggies roast at 425°F? Getting creative in the kitchen and curious what needs to bake at what …

Country Lifestyle

4 Proteins Experts Say You Should Eat Every Day To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Protein is an important part of everyone’s diet. It gives us energy, ensures your body feels fuller longer and prevents mindless snacking during the …

The Double Puff Pastry Pie of Your Dreams (Is Easy to Make in Real Life)

There are a million reasons to love a pithivier, especially as we near the holidays. This dessert can be insanely easy to make if you’re avoiding any dough DIY-ing. Just grab a high-end puff pastry from the freezer section (Dufour is my favorite). Your local bakery might even sell sheets of puff …

Grandma’s Apple Pound Cake with Caramel Glaze Recipe (Simple)

I got this apple pound cake with caramel glaze recipe from my grandma’s old recipe notebook. I was searching for this kind of autumn dessert that is …

A Harvard doctor shares the 3-ingredient breakfast she eats at work every morning

When Harvard physician Monique Tello looks at the typical American breakfast, she said, it makes her "want to cry."<p>"A bowl of cereal, or a bagel, or a piece of toast, or a muffin are all no different than a dessert," Tello wrote in a recent Harvard Health blog post.<p>Think about it — most blueberry …

Breakfast
Spices

The War To Sell You A Mattress Is An Internet Nightmare

Why did Casper sue a mattress blogger? A closer look reveals a secret, multimillion-dollar battle to get you into bed.<p>One day in the spring of 2016 I mentioned to a friend that I needed a new mattress. Mine was a sunken hand-me-down that had become about as comfortable as concrete.<p>“I know a guy who …

Virginia Beach

Birth of a White Supremacist

Mike Enoch’s transformation from leftist contrarian to nationalist shock jock.<p>This summer, after a loose coalition of white supremacists, neo-Nazis, and Confederate apologists announced that they would hold a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, promotional flyers began to circulate on the Internet. …

Rights & Freedoms

T La Rock, the Man Who Forgot He Was a Rap Legend | GQ

T La Rock was one of the pioneers of hip-hop, an old-school legend sampled by Public Enemy and Nas. But after a brutal attack put him in a nursing home, he had to fight to recover his identity, starting with the fact that he’d ever been a rapper at all.<p><i>This story is a collaboration between</i> GQ <i>and</i> …

Empathy

Writing Cause and Effect Essays for English Learners

One of the most common tasks on important tests is writing cause and effect essays or paragraphs. Here are some tips to help you write a cause and …

Creative Writing

A Yale psychologist's simple thought experiment temporarily turned conservatives into liberals

Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab — all they have to do is scare them.<p>"Research has shown that you can make liberals more conservative by threatening them and making them somewhat afraid," Yale psychology professor John Bargh writes in his new …

Psychology

The 50 Best Restaurants for Vegetarians in America

Eating vegetarian at home: Endless options. Eating vegetarian while traveling: Do you want the side salad or the cheese pizza? But if you do a little …

Salt Lake City

The Four Best Paint Colors For Bedrooms

As a child, decorating our bedrooms was usually a source of enjoyment and creativity. It was the only place where we could reflect our inner selves …

Home Decorating

Homemade Greek Gyro Sandwich or Dinner

Professionals make classic Greek gyro sandwiches on an upright rotisserie. That's terrific but hardly practical for the home cook. Fortunately, you …

Cooking

Daymond John and 2 other 'Sharks' say this 80-year-old book on wealth changed their lives

Nearly a century ago, journalist Napoleon Hill studied more than 500 self-made millionaires including Andrew Carnegie, Henry Ford and Charles M. …

Entrepreneurship

27 Dump Dinners That Basically Cook Themselves

Winner, winner, slow-cooked dinner.

10 Slow-Cooker Breakfasts That'll Be Ready When You Wake Up

I have a complicated relationship with breakfast. I'm obsessed with the food—eggs, oatmeal, yogurt, oh my! And I love the way a healthy, well-rounded …

Breakfast

The Recipe That Changed the Way I Cook Chicken

Perfect pan-roasted chicken thighs were a significant improvement over the frozen boneless, skinless chicken breasts I used to cook.<p>You can cook chicken, and you can <i>cook chicken</i>. Until I was about 27, I only did the first one. Growing up, I watched my mom make tenders out of chicken cutlets and …

Cooking

This Seafood And Chicken Gumbo Is Gonna Rock Your World

Chef Dennis Bannes can make a MEAN gumbo.<p>¾ cup vegetable oil<p>1 cup flour<p>¾ cup mixed bell peppers, chopped<p>¾ cup celery, chopped<p>2 tablespoons garlic, minced<p>6 cups chicken stock<p>¼ teaspoon dried thyme<p>½ teaspoon cayenne pepper<p>2 bay leaves<p>2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce<p>1 pound gumbo crab<p>1 pound king …

Seafood

10 hippos were found dead. A week later, there were 99 more

More than 100 hippos in Namibia, including some seen floating on their backs in shallow waterways this week, may have died from an anthrax outbreak that could now affect other species.<p>Officials say 10 dead hippos were discovered in Bwabwata National Park in northeast Namibia last Sunday, followed …

National Parks

Why Are More American Teenagers Than Ever Suffering From Severe Anxiety?

The disintegration of Jake’s life took him by surprise. It happened early in his junior year of high school, while he was taking three Advanced Placement classes, running on his school’s cross-country team and traveling to Model United Nations conferences. It was a lot to handle, but Jake — the …

Parenting

The Dalai Lama speaks on Trump and ‘America first’

DHARAMSALA, India<p>The Dalai Lama, the spiritual head of the Tibetan nation, is known worldwide for his advocacy of non-violence, peaceful coexistence, environmental protection and human rights. But the 82-year-old Buddhist monk is worried about the rise of nationalism and selfishness around the …

Human Rights

Eminem unleashes on Trump: The 11 fiercest lines

<b>(CNN) —</b> In what is perhaps the fiercest and the most exhaustive attack against Donald Trump in hip-hop, Eminem "came to stomp" Tuesday night, calling the President everything from "Donald the b----" to a "racist grandpa" in an explosive 4.5-minute freestyle rap.<p>The Detroit rapper challenged his …

Donald Trump

Two Baltimore police officers agree to 'minor disciplinary action' in Freddie Gray case

Two Baltimore police officers have accepted “minor disciplinary action” for their involvement in the 2015 arrest of<p>Freddie Grayrather than argue their cases before departmental trial boards, a police union attorney confirmed Tuesday.<p>The discipline is the first punishment against officers in the …

Utah cop who dragged screaming nurse fired from police department

A Utah detective who was filmed handcuffing and dragging a nurse in July has been fired.<p>Jeff Payne, a detective with the Salt Lake City Police Department, was fired Tuesday following an investigation, Chief Mike Brown said Tuesday.<p>In a video filmed July 26, Payne, who was working as a part-time …

Crime

MacArthur Foundation Names 2017 ‘Genius’ Grant Winners

The past year has been a whirlwind for Rhiannon Giddens, the Grammy-winning musician who became the first woman and first nonwhite person to win a major prize for excellence on the banjo and then celebrated the release of her latest album, “Freedom Highway,” with a performance at the Sing Sing …

The Arts

Shift in Las Vegas Timeline Raises Questions About Police Response

LAS VEGAS — In the days since Stephen Paddock killed 58 people and wounded hundreds more during a country music festival here, most of the attention has been on the roughly 10 minutes of horror as streams of bullets rained down from his perch on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Resort and …

Las Vegas

Trump and the White House don't acknowledge Native Americans in push not to 'erase' Columbus's legacy

A growing number of Americans are rethinking how they should talk about Italian explorer Christopher Columbus on the October day designated to honor his voyage. But the Trump campaign is not joining them.<p>Instead, the campaign is doubling down on honoring the colonizer who is increasingly being …

Native Americans