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These Oregon Road Trips Will Make You Fall in Love With the Pacific Northwest

When we think of Oregon, the eternally hip city of Portland with its iconic doughnuts, coffee, and hipsters is often the first place that comes to …

Oregon

20 Best Beaches in California

1 of 20<p>Coronado Beach<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>La Jolla Shores, La Jolla<p>3 of 20<p>Treasure Island Beach, Laguna Beach<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Newport Beach …

California

Video: The Top 10 Most Beautiful Hikes in the World

This weekend is the long Memorial Day holiday here in the U.S., which often unofficially starts the summer season. No doubt, many of you will be …

Hiking

13 of Scotland’s best hikes, from one-day walks and family trips to epic adventures

Few countries can match Scotland’s dramatic landscapes. Get your walking boots ready for these 13 greatest hikes, including best coastal walk, top …

Your Abs Will Be Sore For Days (Maybe Weeks, TBH) After This Wall Workout Challenge

Newsflash: sculpting your midsection doesn't have to entail repetitive crunches and mind-numbing planks. It can actually be a — dare I say it? — <i>fun</i> process. Case in point: Jeanette Jenkins's latest ab workout challenge.<p>The celebrity trainer, who works with stars like Pink and Alicia Keys, just …

These Are the 3 Best Camera Settings for Shooting Wildlife Photos with a Nikon DSLR (VIDEO)

If you photograph wildlife with a Nikon DSLR, the tutorial below is really a must-see. In just three minutes, Danish pro Morten Hilmer reveals what …

12 Creative Road Trips You Didn’t Know You Could Take In The U.S.

With another heavy travel season around the corner, airports will once again become mazes of luggage and large traveling parties. Venturing out for a …

RVs

9 trails that every Bay Area hiker needs to check off the to-do list

While many head to San Francisco to visit its top-notch restaurants and cocktail lounges, others who live in the city are eager to get out of town on weekends to enjoy nature.<p>The beauty of living in this area is that you don't have to travel to all the way to the mountains of Tahoe or Yosemite to …

Start from Scratch Series: 6 Week Complete Beginner Program

Workout Summary<p>Main Goal<p>Build Muscle<p>Workout Type<p>Split<p>Training Level<p>Beginner<p>Program Duration6 weeks<p>Days Per Week<p>4<p>Time Per Workout30-45 …

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10 Amazing Day Hikes in Olympic National Park

Figuring out how to see the most of Olympic National Park can be daunting to a first time visitor. With nearly a million acres of park to explore and …

Hiking

Kofta

Nearly every world cuisine features some kind of meatball dish and kofta is the Middle Eastern version. At its most basic, its a mixture of very …

How to Visit Yosemite, From a Guy Who’s Done It 100 Times

There’s a way to arrive at Yosemite Valley, the well-trafficked area of Yosemite National Park that houses its most picturesque cliffs and …

I watched Moscow police arrest more than 800 protesters while standing next to men dressed as medieval knights

MOSCOW — For years now, history has served as a metaphorical battlefield in Russia, a place where political rivals work to recast the past to justify their struggles to shape Russia's future.<p>For a few hours on Monday, however, history took the form of a literal battlefield when an enormous Moscow …

Law Enforcement

Smoke weed to relax? You may want to reconsider.

Nearly 40 percent of people who use marijuana say they do so primarily to help them relax. New research from the University of Illinois at Chicago suggests that many of those folks may be overdoing it.<p>As it turns out, there hasn't actually been a whole lot of research done on the stress-mitigating …

Everything we know about the Mueller probe so far

Mueller, who brings a wealth of national security experience, is expected to take an expansive view of his role.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller is assembling a prosecution team with decades of experience going after everything from Watergate to the Mafia to Enron as he digs in for a lengthy probe …

Pence’s problem: His fate is tied to Trump’s

In the latest Politico-Morning Consult Poll, “43 percent of registered voters said Congress should begin impeachment proceedings to remove Trump from office, compared with 45 percent who said it shouldn’t. Support for beginning impeachment proceedings was up 5 points from the previous poll, when …

‘Women need to be beautiful’: Russian woman sues Nike over ad that encourages girls to play sports

A Russian woman filed a lawsuit against Nike alleging a popular ad the sports apparel company posted online earlier this year is an attempt to “corrupt young women,” the Russian news site Moslenta reported this week.<p>“Women need to be beautiful, not made of ‘bruises and punches,’ ” said Marina …

Trump needs private attorney to navigate complex probe, his ex-lawyer says

A longtime private attorney for President Trump said he has advised the White House that Trump should hire a “tough Washington lawyer” to help navigate an increasingly complex legal strategy in response to the special counsel investigation of alleged ties between the presidential campaign and …

FBI Director James Comey had a dead man switch, and here come the Trump-Russia leaks already

From the likes of spy thrillers, we’ve all heard about the proverbial dead man switch: the secret information that automatically gets released to the …

An Open Letter to the Deputy Attorney General

Dear Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein:<p>It’s rare that any single person has to bear as much responsibility for safeguarding American democracy as you find yourself carrying now. Even before President Trump’s shocking decision on Tuesday to fire the F.B.I. director, James Comey, a dark cloud of …

West Virginia Reporter Arrested After 'Yelling' Questions at HHS Sec. Tom Price

A West Virginia reporter was arrested at the state Capitol on Tuesday after police said he shouted questions at Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price and Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway.<p>Daniel Heyman, a journalist for West Virginia's Public News Service, visited the Capitol building in …

F.B.I. Director James Comey Is Fired by Trump

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday fired the director of the F.B.I., James B. Comey, abruptly terminating the top official leading a criminal investigation into whether Mr. Trump’s advisers colluded with the Russian government to steer the outcome of the 2016 presidential election.<p>The stunning …

Sessions weighs return to harsher punishments for low-level drug crimes

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reviewing policy changes set in place by the Obama administration that eliminated harsh punishments for low-level drug crimes and could direct federal prosecutors to again charge drug offenders with crimes carrying the most severe penalties, according to U.S. …

President Trump fires FBI Director Comey

President Trump fired FBI Director James B. Comey on Tuesday, at the recommendation of senior Justice Department officials who said he had treated Hillary Clinton unfairly and in doing so damaged the credibility of the FBI and the Justice Department.<p>The startling development comes as Comey was …

Donald Trump

Woman featured in Ivanka Trump’s new book reacts: ‘Don’t use my story’

Ivanka Trump released a self-help guide this week for working women, and it ignited mixed reactions from some of the role models featured in the book.<p>The eldest first daughter, who serves as assistant to the president, cited 208 names in “Women Who Work” by CNN reporter Betsy Klein’s count — …

Republicans plan health-care vote on Thursday, capping weeks of fits and starts

House Republican leaders said Wednesday that they plan to bring their controversial plan to revise key parts of the Affordable Care Act to a vote on Thursday, capping weeks of fits and starts in their attempt to fulfill a signature campaign promise.<p>The flagging Republican effort to reshape the …

They lived as a gay couple in Mississippi for 20 years. The worst indignity came in death, lawsuit says.

For most of the 52 years he was in a relationship with Robert Huskey, Jack Zawadski doesn’t remember much in the way of anti-gay discrimination.<p>Not while they were trying to grow apples on a farm in Wisconsin. Not during the decades they spent as special education teachers. Not even when they moved …

LGBTQI

Trump to speak with Putin on Tuesday

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is set to speak by phone with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, their first call since Russia denounced a US military strike against Syria last month.<p>Trump and Putin will talk Tuesday afternoon, a White House official said, in their third phone …