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The Latest: US drops rivalry to multilateral Argentine loans

DAVOS, Switzerland (AP) — The latest developments from the World Economic Forum's annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland, where top executives and …

The Right Way to Freeze Basically Everything

We talked to a culinary school professor about how to freeze any food like a pro.<p>Preserving is getting a lot of attention right now: throw a stick and you’re bound to hit a 10 dollar jar of artisan pickles or a jam made from berries you've never heard of before. But the easiest—and most direct—way …

Comfort Food

Here's the real story behind Martin Luther King Jr.'s greatest moment

But Martin Luther King Jr.'s crowning moment may never have happened without one of the largest protests ever — the March on Washington on August 28, 1963.<p>After growing backlash against blacks in the South, King and five others planned the event, a peaceful demonstration to end segregation and …

5 New Rubs to Change Up Your Roast Chicken Game

Some people spend the winter months making hearty stews and crock pot-braised meats. I spend them roasting chickens.<p>A simple roast chicken is one of …

Chikungunya is on the move

A crippling virus has slipped its bonds in Africa and Asia and is invading whole new continents faster than people can learn to pronounce its name. …

Public Health

The 25 private colleges where students go on to earn the most money

Sticker prices on private colleges and universities tend to be steeper than public schools.<p>The average cost of tuition and fees for the 2015-16 school year was <b>$32,405</b> at private colleges in the US, while public universities cost an average of <b>$23,893</b>. For state residents at public colleges, average …

This Is the Worst Day to Buy a Plane Ticket

And here’s how far ahead you should buy.<p><i>This article originally appeared on fortune.com.</i><p>If you’ve been waiting until the end of the workweek to book …

Air Travel

This Holiday, Family Needs $3,500 Vaccines For Baby With Terminal Dwarfism

Make this holiday extra joyous for this "brave little warrior."<p>This little boy with a huge heart needs your help to stay smiling.<p>Jude Sullivan Peters, known by his family and friends as “the brave little warrior,” was born with a rare, terminal form of dwarfism called rhizomelic chondrodysplasia …

Map of World's Groundwater Shows Planet's 'Hidden' Reservoirs

A new map of Earth's groundwater supply shows where on the planet water is locked up and "hidden" underground.<p>The map — the first of its kind — …

Secrets of Airline Super-Elite Status

I was able to change your departure from JFK to LaGuardia; is there anything else I can do for you?” Delta’s Diamond Medallion agent had just saved …

American Airlines overhauls its loyalty reward program

American Airlines, the last major carrier to reward travelers based on the miles they travel, said it will follow the lead of the rest of the industry by converting to a program that doles out points based on dollars spent.<p>Starting next year, American Airlines announced its AAdvantage program will …

You might want to reply to that LinkedIn email you got Friday

LinkedIn sends its users a lot of emails. An email it sent out Friday afternoon (Oct. 2) to US users, however, might be one actually worth opening. The company sent out a message detailing that it had agreed to pay $13 million in compensation to LinkedIn members who felt that too many emails had …

LinkedIn

LinkedIn might have to pay you money for spamming your email contacts

Here's the deal:<p>In 2013, a class-action lawsuit accused LinkedIn of accessing users' email accounts without their permission and unwittingly using their names to send email invitations to people in their address books.<p>At the time, LinkedIn called many of the accusations false.<p>The court agreed that …

What happened on 9/11, 14 years ago today

Nearly 3,000 people died in the 9/11 attacks, which The New York Times called the "worst and most audacious terror attack in American history."<p>The nation is still working to move past the tragedy.<p>More than a decade later, New York City is still rebuilding the Financial District skyline. And as …

Hillary Clinton just held an uncomfortable press conference where she dismissed a question about Bill and North Korea

She didn't appear to enjoy the experience.<p>When Fox News' Ed Henry asked Clinton multiple questions, for example, she told him he was only "entitled" to one.<p>"Well, let me answer one of your questions because I think that is what you are entitled to," she said, speaking in Minneapolis, Minnesota, …

Obama Made A Lot Of Promises On This Day In 2008. Here's How They're Holding Up.

How do you think he's doing?<p>On Aug. 28, 2008, Barack Obama, then a senator from Illinois, accepted the Democratic nomination for president in Denver.<p>In his speech, he made a lot of promises about what he would do as president of the United States. Seven years later, we looked at how he's keeping up …

Astronomers catch a galaxy being born, fed by a strand of cosmic web

It's not every day scientists get to watch a galaxy being born. But thanks in part to the bright light of a quasar, astronomers say they've identified a swirling disk of gas that's a galaxy in the making — as well as the strand of the universe's cosmic web that's been feeding it.<p>The protogalactic …

‘Throwaway ticketing,’ the controversial money-saving trick that airlines don’t want you to know about

The reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap Flights" is so good at it that he has planned a world trip that will take him more than 20,000 miles to 13 countries, all for free.<p>When Business Insider spoke with Keyes, he said one of his …

CNN-News18 Breaking News India, Latest News, Current News Headlines

avoidable tragedyHow Music in Driver’s Ears Sounded Death Knell for 13 Schoolchildren in Kushinagar<p>exclusive<p>Talvar 2: Vishal Bhardwaj To Make Film On …

Elizabeth Warren just laid out all the financial reforms she wants to push through

"The culture of cheating on Wall Street didn't stop with the 2008 crash," the populist Massachusetts Senator said.<p>Here are some other highlights from her speech:<p>Warren said that "rules are not the enemy of markets," but rather essential ingredients to keeping markets healthy. Rolling back …

Google's Handwriting 'Keyboard' Could Save You From Typos

Smartphones are a great communication tool -- when their crummy keyboards aren't messing everything up with typos and autocomplete mistakes.<p>Enter Google Handwriting Input, a new keyboard app released Wednesday for Android devices. It allows you to simply draw your messages rather than typing them …

Whatsapp Gets a Material Design Update on Android

At long last, WhatsApp has received a Material Design overhaul on Android, and it now looks a whole lot better than the last version.<p>The update isn’t yet available on Google Play, so you’ll need to install the latest version off WhatsApp’s site to see the changes.<p>WhatsApp version 2.12.38 now …

You can now write on Web pages in Windows 10

Windows 10's next-gen browser, Microsoft Edge, has several new features you'll want to take a look at, including a distraction-free reading view and a fast, secure rendering engine (which was available as an experimental feature in Build 9926).<p>But the coolest new feature is inking -- the ability to …

Obama redefines the lame duck presidency

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> At the time in his tenure when most presidents fret over their waning clout, Barack Obama is redefining the concept of the lame duck.<p>His administration has been energized by his aggressive use of executive power. Some of the most hard-won achievements of his early years in office …

Barack Obama

A gripping glimpse into bin Laden's decline and fall

<b>(CNN) —</b> Newly released al Qaeda documents, including letters to and from Osama bin Laden in the year or so before his May 2011 death, show an organization that understood it had severe problems resulting from the CIA drone program that was killing many of the group's leaders in Pakistan's tribal …

Osama Bin Laden

Stanford business school tops Harvard

In the cut-throat world of business schools, it was a West Coast non-Ivy that came out on top this year.<p>Stanford is top business school, according to a ranking by U.S. News released Tuesday. It, along with Harvard and the University of Pennsylvania's Wharton school tied for first place the previous …

Samsung Finally Gets It Right With The Galaxy S6

Samsung likes to paint itself as an innovator. A company that is at the forefront of technology and boldly paving the way into uncharted territory, whilst others hesitantly follow as they wring their hands with anxiety.<p>But that image of Samsung is largely down to inserting the word “innovation” …

Our Best Honey Recipes for Drinks, Sides, Meats, and—of Course—Dessert

These recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.<p><b>Honey isn't just for afternoon tea.</b> From a glazed ham to a caramelized pudding, these recipes are the perfect excuse to get your fingers a little sticky.

Target to cut jobs in $2B growth strategy

NEW YORK — Target plans to invest billions of dollars this year, streamlining operations, opening more small stores and creating a product mix designed to appeal to a younger, broader consumer demographic.<p>The retailer will also cut several thousand jobs in the next two years as part of a …

Branding