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Lawyers for slain Tulsa man: Drug discussion a distraction

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Investigators found the drug PCP in the vehicle of an unarmed black man fatally shot by a white officer, according to Oklahoma …

Law Enforcement

Opinion: Why Warren Buffett wants to sell you a car

A recent Missouri state court ruling offers insight into a business that is a poster child for government protection and crony capitalism.<p>That would …

Selling

Marijuana Could Be the Answer to Curing Alzheimer's Disease, Study Shows

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The statistics associated with Alzheimer's disease are downright depressing.<p>The disease, which typically affects the elderly and is characterized by a progressive decline in cognitive function, currently afflicts 5.4 million Americans, and the Alzheimer's Association …

Culture Shock

Kombucha haters, your day has come. You no longer have to force down what you've always thought tasted like funky vinegar while your probiotic-loving …

James Taylor Teaches You to Play “Carolina in My Mind,” “Fire and Rain” & Other Classics on the Guitar

Some days you'd think that Salman Khan was the only person who had the bright idea of putting tutorials on YouTube. But, if you're an amateur …

Tadka Dal | Indian Recipes

In a medium sauce pan add the moong dal with the water and turmeric powder. Stir and bring to a boil. Turn the heat to a medium, partially cover with …

Recipes

Donald Trump’s judicial insanity: By his reasoning, no living human judge can treat him fairly

<b>Donald Trump (Credit: CNN)</b><p>No judge that’s born of woman shall ever have power over Donald Trump<p>Simon Maloy<p>June 7, 2016 5:00pm (UTC)<p>Donald Trump’s legal troubles relating to Trump University continue on, as do his racist attacks on Gonzalo Curiel, the Mexican-American federal judge who is handling …

Donald Trump

Did Trump bribe officials in both Florida and Texas to drop Trump U. case?

When discussing the Trump University case, Don Trump is quick to say that both the Texas and Florida attorneys general dropped their cases against …

Trailer or tiny home? The Tiny Drop is the best of both for off-the-grid living

To some, the American Dream might consist of living in a multimillion dollar mansion in a gated Beverly Hills community -- however far-fetched tha idea might seem. To others, perhaps those more grounded in reality, a mere 150 square feet of a mobile, sustainable living space is all that's required …

Growing Bonsai - Indoors or Outdoors? - Quiet Corner

A bonsai is a plant or a tree which is grown in a miniature form to resemble the fully-grown or more mature version of the exact same plant or tree. …

Plants

The Federal Government Is Helping Police Nationwide Secretly Exploit Intrusive Technologies

<i>This piece first appeared at TomDispatch. Read Tom Engelhardt’s introduction here.</i><p>Can’t you see the writing on the touchscreen? A techno-utopia is …

Donald Trump’s no-win candidacy: Trump loses whether he acts more presidential or keeps acting like a jerk

<b>Donald Trump (AP/Dennis Van Tine)</b><p>Trump wants to shed his nastiness for the general election, but that leaves him with nothing left to offer<p>Amanda Marcotte<p>April 26, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>Donald Trump's riding high in the Republican primary not because of some previously undiscovered political genius so …

Donald Trump

“Complete and total destruction of the Republican Party”: Former Reagan official Bruce Bartlett on why he backs Trump

<b>Bruce Bartlett, Donald Trump (Simon & Schuster/AP/Jae C. Hong/Salon)</b><p>Republican apostate Bruce Bartlett sees Donald Trump as the calamitous reckoning the GOP desperately needs<p>Simon Maloy<p>April 25, 2016 9:59am (UTC)<p>Regardless of how you feel about Donald Trump, his ascendance as the frontrunner for …

Republicans

Story of cities #29: Los Angeles and the 'great American streetcar scandal'

When LA was stripped of its beloved streetcar in the 1960s, the city was quickly thrust into a traffic-clogged world of private cars and diesel buses. But with the involvement of automobile and oil companies, was this the work of a conspiracy?<p>The last train on the last line of greater Los Angeles’ …

16 Recipes to Make for Pigs in a Blanket Day

Let’s face it: The only thing better than a hot dog is, well, a super cute miniature version of a hot dog wrapped in flaky pastry dough. Who doesn’t love miniature snack food? Thankfully, someone designated a whole day to honor pigs in a blanket, the savory finger food that straddles childhood and …

Michael Pollan Tells Us Exactly How To Reform America’s Food Culture, And Explains Why It’s So Important

You may not know it, but Michael Pollan has been fighting for your right to eat good food for more than 25 years. The acclaimed author, lecturer, and freshly minted TV star works tirelessly to expose the difference between real food and the processed junk sold by the Don Drapers of the world. His …

This is the iconic chicken recipe that you need in your life: Recipe for chicken marbella

When this recipe was first created by The Silver Palate catering and take out shop on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, it earned an immediate …

Recipes

Passover recipes: Brisket, matzoh, meatless options and more

By Kara Elder<p>, Editorial aide<p>Passover begins at sundown April 22. In addition to the Seder, you have a week’s worth of meals to prepare. We pulled together our Passover favorites from the Recipe Finder to help get you through.<p><b>Brisket and other mains</b><p>Abigail’s Top-Secret Brisket of Beef<p>Brisket …

The Time Ted Cruz Defended a Ban on Dildos

In one chapter of his campaign book, <i>A Time for Truth</i>, Sen. Ted Cruz proudly chronicles his days as a Texas solicitor general, a post he held from …

Ted Cruz

The doctor shortage in the US will soon hit crisis levels

The report projects that by 2025 there will be between 61,700 and 94,700 fewer doctors than patients will need.<p>Among primary care physicians alone, there will be a shortage of between 14,900 and 35,600 doctors.<p>The group also highlighted shortages in the numbers of new psychiatrists and surgeons, …

Health Care

Piece Of Junk You Say? Wait Until You See What Porsche Classic Did To This 1972 911 S/T

The old saying about one man’s trash being another man’s treasure couldn’t be more true about the ramshackle 1972 Porsche 911 2,5 S/T you see …

All Donald Trump, all the time: How our dumbed-down media creates a dumbed-down electorate

<b>(Reuters/Lucas Jackson/Salon)</b><p>Yes, voters are angry and GOP is in disarray. But the sorry state of journalism speaks volumes about Trump’s rise<p>Allan Chernoff<p>April 2, 2016 1:29pm (UTC)<p>Journalists are searching for an explanation of the Donald Trump phenomenon, trying to comprehend how a real estate …

Donald Trump

Maryland Court says Phone Tracking Unconstitutional

As Federal authorities offer local police help cracking iPhones, a Maryland judge has ruled that another form of technological surveillance has been …

David Brooks, sad and deluded, just keeps trying: Bless his heart, but he lost his mind again today

<b>David Brooks (PBS)</b><p>Brooks dedicated himself to idea the GOP was grounded in ideas. It has all collapsed, along with his rationality<p>Aaron Barlow<p>March 25, 2016 9:57pm (UTC)<p>The Republican Party was never based on science. It never accumulated data or drew conclusions from it. Like all political …

Coats

Robert Reich sees the future: America’s two-party system is finished

The former secretary of labor predicts a People’s Party will rise in 2020 to challenge the political establishment<p>Robert Reich<p>March 27, 2016 11:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Third parties have rarely posed much of a threat to the dominant two parties in America. So how did …

Middle-class

48 years since expulsion of Poland’s Jews

The purge resulted in the forced exodus of 20,000 Jews, a mere 25 years after Nazi Germany had carried out the Holocaust on Polish soil.<p>><p>Flowers are …

Israel

Donald Trump’s reign of bullsh*t: He’s not lying to us, he’s just completely full of it

<b>Donald Trump (Reuters/Rick Wilking)</b><p>There’s a difference between a liar and a bullshitter — and it helps explain the essence of Donald Trump<p>Eldar Sarajlic<p>March 27, 2016 10:00am (UTC)<p>In his seminal essay "On Bullshit<i>,"</i> philosopher Harry Frankfurt defines bullshit as a form of communication aimed to …

Mexicans celebrate holiday by burning Trump in effigy

By Joshua Partlow<p>, Bureau chief<p>MEXICO CITY — Whom would you build, if you had to make a monster of mythical proportions? An evil equal to a biblical scourge? A traitor to be burned in effigy whose fiery demise would cleanse our corrupted souls?<p>In Mexico, that would be Donald J. Trump. (J for Judas?)<p>…

Donald Trump

See the Grenadines by Sailboat

<b>The sailing course</b><p>"Those are Cumulonimbus clouds. A squall is coming. In a second the wind can go to 30 knots." Captain Alessandro says with a tad bit of urgency in his voice. "We are going to heave to and you guys need to put a reef in the sail."<p><i>Heave to</i>? My mind races through the jumble of sail …

Celebrating 50 Years of Jorma Kaukonen’s Fingerpicking Prowess

This column honors Jorma Kaukonen’s half century of contributions to acoustic music.Renowned for his work in iconic bands like Jefferson Airplane and …

Guitar