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New Orleans marks 10 years after Katrina with music, remembrance

Looking back at the devastation caused by the costliest U.S. hurricane on record.<p>Looking back at the devastation caused by the costliest U.S. hurricane on record.<p>NEW ORLEANS – The residents of the city nearly destroyed by floods caused by Hurricane Katrina marked the 10-year anniversary of the …

Watch Sarah Palin Interview Donald Trump

On Friday night, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin chatted with current GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.<p>“If you look at what’s …

Donald Trump

10 Essential Stories About Hurricane Katrina

<i>It was Aug. 29, 2005, that Hurricane Katrina made landfall in Louisiana, leading to one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in U.S. history.</i> …

New Orleans

Inside the Democratic Republic of Congo's Diamond Mines

Congolese miners working one of the thousands of artisanal mines that cover the southwest Democratic Republic of Congo.<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Lynsey …

Africa

Alastair Sooke: the Turner painting that launched modern art

A close-up look at one of JMW Turner's late masterpieces<p>JMW Turner is probably Britain's most famous painter. Constable might rival him for instant recognition, but it is Turner who each generation remakes in its image. As Richard Dorment says in his <b>review</b>: "The phenomenon started in 1840 when John …

Who is Rand Paul? Profile of the candidate who vows to 'defeat the Washington machine'

Republican hopes to stand out from his rivals with an edgy libertarian message that appeals to the young<p>Rand Paul, a <b>Republican</b> senator from Kentucky, launched his presidential campaign in April in the belief that an edgy, libertarian-leaning message will appeal beyond traditional Republican voters …

Chocolate Raspberry Tarts

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Hot Chocolate Malt Ice Cream

This is a "cheater" ice cream recipe that uses a few purchased products instead of being completely from scratch. The only cooking you need to do is …

Alberta Road Show

Expert guide to Rome

Essential information<p><b>British embassy:</b> Via 20 Settembre, 80a, 00187 Roma; 0039 06 4220 0001 www.gov.uk/government/world/organisations/british-embassy-rome<p><b>Tourist office & information:</b> there are Tourist Information Points all over the city. As well as the two airports, you'll find useful ones at …

Death Valley National Park

Travel<p><b>Location: California & Nevada<br>Established: October 31, 1994<br>Size: About 3.4 million acres</b><p>The largest national park south of Alaska, Death Valley is known for extremes: It is North America's driest and hottest spot (with fewer than two inches/five centimeters of rainfall annually and a record …

National Parks

cranberry pie with thick pecan crumble

Cranberries are, for me, one of the best things about late fall and they show up right in time, just as all of the other colors disappear. The ginkgo …

Rock Art Helps Reveal Elk May Have Roamed Los Angeles

Changing Planet<p>What if Los Angeles’ largest native herbivore already went extinct and we had no idea?<p>What if native people could set the record straight?<p>Last year I was in the field researching California’s native Chumash culture and rock art through the help of a National Geographic Young …

Behind the Shot: Melissa Arnot on Climbing Nepal’s Newly Opened Peaks

Adventure<p><b>See more photos like this in our Extreme Photo of the Week gallery.</b><p>“I have actually never tried to climb an unclimbed mountain, so this was totally new for me,” says mountaineer <b>Melissa Arnot</b>, seen here with <b>Ben Jones</b> about 100 feet below the summit of 20,600-foot Mustang Himal. They made …

Cranberry-Orange Tea Bread Muffins

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Bake pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan 8 to 10 minutes or until toasted and fragrant, stirring …

Chocolate-Cinnamon “Babkallah”

12 Servings<p>Introducing our test kitchen's hybrid baby: It's braided like a challah for maximum babka-y chocolate swirl in every bite.<p>December 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Dough<p>½ cup whole milk<p>1 ¼-oz. envelope active dry yeast<p>4 large egg yolks<p>1 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, melted, …

Group Show: 42 Photos of Life on the Farm

For our latest group show, we asked you to show us life on the farm. Judged by editorial and commercial photographer Gabriela Herman, we are pleased …

Gooey Turtle Brownie Sticky Buns

<i>Gooey Turtle Brownie Sticky Buns</i><p>Sometimes you know you’ve gone too far.<p>Sometimes you’re unwrapping another stick of butter and cracking another …

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Waffle Iron Churros Recipe

Want to eat churros every morning but don't want to deal with daily deep frying? Then these waffled churros are for you. Plus, the nooks and crannies of the waffled churros provide space for the chocolate sauce to pool.<p><b>Why this recipe works:</b><p>Using a waffle iron instead of deep-frying produces …

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Jean Shrimpton the Style Icon

In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from the era which she helped define.<p>The '60s and '70s fashion scene was dominated by Jean Shrimpton for her ultra mod and glam look. In honor of The Shrimp's birthday, we rounded up the model's most iconic photos from …

The Pear and Almond Cake I'd Rather Be Eating

<i>Would you like a piece of cake right now? For Goodness Cake is here for you. Every week, we'll be sharing recipes that prove why cake should be its own food group.</i><p><i>Today: Are you doing something that's making you unhappy? Stop it right now and make this cake instead.</i><p>More so now than at any other …