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The Week in Review: High-GI Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet with a high glycemic index (GI) is linked to an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a new study.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, examined 4,320 people, 1,905 who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer and 2,415 with no health issues. …

Pictures of the Week 3.10.16

Skiing

16 Genius Recipes to Use Leftover Garlic

You recently bought garlic in bulk with big plans for a week of easy sheet pan dinners. Sadly, plans don’t always work out. You’ve had an incredibly busy week with no time for cooking, and now the garlic’s going to go bad. Hold up! If you can cook just a few meals before the start of next week, you …

Cooking

How The World’s Most Beautiful Typeface Was Nearly Lost Forever

After a dispute between its creators, the Doves Type was left to lie in the Thames. A century later, it has finally resurfaced. This is the story of its rescue.<p><b>The history of London</b> can be found in pieces on its riverbed. The old pipes and fossilised horse bones wash up on the shore, and with them …

Typography

Steve Wozniak thinks Amazon's Echo is the Next Big Platform

In a newly-released interview with CNBC, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that he thinks Amazon’s Echo is “the next big platform for the near …

Why America will never get rid of Daylight Saving Time

The life of an economist is often frustrating. It’s our job to figure out the most efficient, welfare-enhancing solutions to economic problems, only to see the 2nd or even 20th best solution become policy. There are special interests and well-intentioned, but misinformed, policy makers who steer us …

Another American citizen arrested in Iran

By Carol Morello<p>Carol Morello<p>National reporter focusing on foreign policy and State Department<p>Email Bio Follow<p>An elderly U.S. citizen whose son was arrested in Iran last fall has also been detained in Tehran, his family said Wednesday.<p>Baquer Namazi, 80, was arrested Monday evening and apparently …

South Asia

Justice Scalia spent his last hours with members of this secretive society of elite hunters

By Amy Brittain and<p>Amy Brittain<p>Investigative reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Reporter covering the Justice Department and criminal justice issues for The Washington Post's national security team<p>Email Bio Follow<p>When Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died 12 days ago at a West …

Antonin Scalia

Facebook Reactions Launch Today

It's not a dislike button, but heck, it's pretty darn close.<p>Today, Facebook is rolling out a set of like button alternatives, called "reactions," that let you react to posts on its platform via a number of different expressions.<p>The reactions are Facebook's answer to requests for a "dislike" button. …

Social Media

Ebola Survivors Suffer Long-Term Consequences: Studies

Health news<p>From headaches and memory loss to vision problems and infected semen, Ebola survivors are suffering serious, long-term effects from their battles with the deadly virus, new studies show.<p>The most high-profile patient may be Scottish nurse Pauline Cafferkey, who is back in a London …

Disease

Behind the Story: FOX Business Explores America’s Failing Infrastructure

<b>Story/series:</b> “Upgrading America” <b><br>Outlet:</b> FOX Business <b><br>Reporter:</b> Jade Scipioni (@jadescipioni) <b><br>Flipboard Magazine:</b> Upgrading America<p><i>Watch your step—America is crumbling. From highways to runways, many of the country’s public infrastructures badly need repairs. In 2013, the American Society of Civil</i> …

The World According to MFK Fisher in 8 Sumptuous Quotes

Mary Frances Kennedy Fisher, the real-life subject of Ashley Warlick’s new historical fiction <i>The Arrangement</i>, wrote about food in words both terse and luxurious. Alongside the foodstuffs and glassfuls, she also cataloged the people, rooms, and worlds surrounding the plates set before her. To MFK …

Food & Dining

Best Actress Oscar-Winners Since 2000, Ranked Worst to Best

17<p>Meryl Streep, ‘The Iron Lady’<p>Meryl Streep is her generation's greatest actress — hell, she might be the finest actress of <i>several</i> generations. But …

5 Topics for Republican Debate No. 10

Thursday’s Republican presidential debate is the final face-off before Super Tuesday, the biggest day of the 2016 election cycle thus far. The CNN-hosted event in Texas comes after frontrunner Donald Trump‘s decisive victory in Nevada Tuesday and Jeb Bush‘s departure from the race over the …