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Trump Jr. 'loves' Indian media covering his business visit

NEW DELHI (AP) — The U.S. president's son heaped praise on the Indian media and complained of coverage at home, as he neared the end of a whirlwind …

3 Kitchen Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know According to This Chef

Down in the heart of Mississippi lives a James Beard Award-winning chef who is a lover of simple, Southern food and everyday staples. Although the collective imagination often attributes lots of grease and basic flavors to Southern food, John Currence clarifies that there’s nothing “basic” about …

Cooking

Was Queen Victoria the original foodie?

She was a fan of street food, and once ordered bratwurst and beer at a German market. She was always willing to try new and unusual foods and drinks, such as an artisan perry from Gloucestershire (which she loved). There was a whisky distillery on her land. No, it's not a modern-day foodie, but …

England

10 Popular Mushroom Recipes to Make Right Now

Mushrooms are a severely underrated vegetable. They're often hiding in the background, playing the supporting role instead of having their time in …

Karen McDougal Describes Alleged Affair With Trump in New Yorker Article

A woman who says that she and President Trump had an affair over a decade ago offered new details about the alleged relationship and an effort to buy her public silence.<p>A Friday report published by The New Yorker describes how a tabloid publisher may have moved to “catch and kill” the story and pay …

Journalism

Trump on Florida shooting: Classmates, neighbors should have reported gunman Nikolas Cruz

President Donald Trump on Thursday said there were "many signs" the suspected shooter in the horrific attack at a high school in Parkland, Florida, was mentally disturbed and that his classmates should have reported him to authorities.<p>"So many signs that the Florida shooter was mentally disturbed, …

The Latest: Hundreds at vigil mourn school shooting victims

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly school shooting at a Florida high school (all times local):<p>11 p.m.<p>The 17 people killed in the Florida high school shooting have been remembered at a candlelight vigil attended by at least 1,000 people.<p>There was a moment of silence and the victims' names …

Nikolas Cruz

More than 50 years of U.S. mass shootings: The victims, sites, killers and weapons

The places change, the numbers change, but the choice of weapon remains the same. In the United States, people who want to kill a lot of other people most often do it with guns.<p>Related<p>The number of U.S. mass shootings depends on how you count<p>Public mass shootings account for a tiny fraction of the …

Guns

Broken bones? Torn knees? Whatever. U.S. skier Lindsey Vonn is fearless heading into Pyeongchang Winter Olympics

The Lioness in Winter<p>The Lioness in Winter<p>A confident Lindsey Vonn enters the Pyeongchang Olympics as the most decorated woman skier in history. …

Skiing

Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water

After three years of unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on …

Stephen Colbert is for real about sweeping Donald Trump's fake news awards

Nights where the Trump administration appears to be devouring itself are clearly cathartic for Stephen Colbert and <i>The Late Show</i>. In his uniformly …

North Korea Designed A Nuke. So Did This Truck Driver

This year, deep inside a mountain, North Korea detonated a giant nuclear bomb.<p>The weapon was powerful; at least 10 times more destructive than the bomb the U.S. dropped on Hiroshima at the end of World War II. The North claimed it was an advanced, thermonuclear design. The test came just months …

North Korea

Diplomats Sound the Alarm as They Are Pushed Out in Droves

WASHINGTON — Of all the State Department employees who might have been vulnerable in the staff reductions that Secretary of State Rex W. Tillerson has initiated as he reshapes the department, the one person who seemed least likely to be a target was the chief of security, Bill A. Miller.<p>Republicans …

U.S. State Department

Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (via Canadian Press), with a $5,000 deposit for each upfront …

A Woman Who Prevented Katy Perry From Buying a Convent Must Pay $5 Million

Katy Perry will walk away from a years-long real estate squabble $1.57 million richer, after a jury decided a California businesswoman intentionally …

Real Estate

This Is How All Your Favorite Chefs Roast Potatoes

A simple side of roasted potatoes seems like one of the easiest things to make, but it all depends on the technique. The appropriate seasonings and …

The Paul Manafort Indictment, Explained

Everything you need to know about the arrest of Trump's former campaign chair—and why the guilty plea of George Papadopoulos might be even bigger news.<p>After a weekend of hushed excitement, breathless speculation, and Sexy Robert Mueller Halloween costumes, we at last learned the identity of the …

Clever Machines Learn How to Be Curious

Computer scientists are finding ways to code curiosity into intelligent machines.<p>You probably can’t remember what it feels like to play Super Mario …

What to Know About the Dossier of Trump Research and Who Paid for It

WASHINGTON — The so-called Steele dossier of research into President Trump’s connections to Russia is back in the news, with the revelation that it was at least partly funded by Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign and the Democratic National Committee.<p><b>What is the dossier?</b><p>It is a 35-page …

Earth's Underworld is Real and Scientists Just Mapped It

<i>Lasciate ogni speranza, voi ch’entrate,</i> reads the gates to the <i>Inferno.</i> “Abandon all hope, you who enter,” which is a pretty nice way of saying …

U.S. bombers, fighter jets counter 'reckless behavior' in show of force off North Korea coast

U.S. Air Force B-1B bombers and F-15 jets, flying in international waters, carried out a show of force Saturday off the coast of North Korea aimed at countering what the Pentagon called Pyongyang's "reckless behavior."<p>The Pentagon said the operation was taking place at the farthest point north of …

South Korea

Trump claimed he witnessed Harvey’s devastation ‘first hand.’ The White House basically admits he didn’t.

President Trump clearly and unmistakably exaggerated the “horror and devastation” he witnessed in Texas. The White House's response? To pretend words don't mean what they mean.<p>Trump tweeted Wednesday morning that he had seen this horror and devastation “first hand.”<p>But reporters quickly took issue …

Donald Trump

George R.R. Martin posts a vintage pic of himself and Twitter explodes with joy

This is probably one of the most glorious throwbacks of all time.<p><i>Game of Thrones</i> author George R.R. Martin shared a photo of himself on Twitter with …

A Top Mar-A-Lago Employee Is Quietly Doing Government Work For Trump’s Foreign Trip

Heather Rinkus, the guest reception manager at Trump's "Winter White House” and wife of a twice-convicted felon, is in Italy with Trump’s logistics team and has been outfitted with a government-issued phone and email.<p>A top Mar-a-Lago employee is also working for the government to help prepare for …

Donald Trump

‘Anne of Green Gables’ gets a gritty Netflix adaptation

When auditioning to become the next Anne of Green Gables, Amybeth McNulty was asked to forget the script.<p>“I had to talk to some flowers, talk to some …

Prince Edward Island

Czech Girl Scout Whose Confrontation With Neo-Nazis Went Viral Now Getting Police Protection

The Czech Interior Ministry says that police are taking steps to ensure the security of a Girl Scout after a photo showing her confronting a neo-Nazi group went viral.<p>The ministry's Center Against Terrorism and Hybrid Threats says the move was prompted by threats against 16-year-old student Lucie …

Bite-Size PS Tutorials: Using the Cinematography Technique 'Crushing the Blacks' to Improve Your Images

Generally speaking, losing detail in your image is a bad thing. However, there is a creative way to do so that is most commonly employed in …

McCain to Trump: Provide wiretap evidence or retract claim

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee is asking the Trump administration for evidence that the phones at Trump Tower were tapped during …