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Federal appeals court rules 3 to 0 against Trump on travel ban

A federal appeals panel has maintained the freeze on President Trump’s controversial immigration order, meaning previously barred refugees and citizens from seven majority-Muslim countries can continue entering the United States.<p>In a unanimous 29-page opinion, three judges from the U.S. Court of …

Immigration

Here's How To Make The Only Birthday Cake You'll Ever Need

Which means yellow cake with chocolate frosting, obviously.<p>And yes, of COURSE we will give you the Funfetti variation.<p>1. Arrange the two racks in your oven so that one is in the top third of the oven and one is right in the middle: You'll need both to bake all three layers.<p>2. Get all your …

Why He Can’t Part With His $40k Guitar

It took David Iaonne 200 saws and incalculable patience to cut through the pearl and mammoth tusk ivory that bedeck his masterpiece, the $40,000 …

12 Comics That Nail What An Entire Year Of Parenting Is Like

It's gonna be a good year.<p>Somehow, 2015 is coming to a close. Gretchen Rubin said it best on the topic of parenting: "The days are long, but the years are short."<p>Luckily, we've rounded up some hilarious parenting images to get you through the next 12 months -- you know, for when those days are …

No charges in Sandra Bland jailhouse death

A Texas grand jury hearing evidence in the jailhouse death of Sandra Bland last July will not indict anyone in connection with the incident, a prosecutor in the case said late Monday.<p>The grand jury will reconvene in January to "take up remaining issues," Darrell Jordan, one of the special …

Corruption

The simplest way to get — and stay — happy, according to psychologists

In other words, when was the last time you were truly happy?<p>It's an amazing, but often fleeting, feeling. And many of us don't get enough of it.<p>What's more, there's a common belief that if we seek out things like a better career, more money, and meaningful companionship, we'll be happier as a …

What Old People Know About Sex That You Don't

I'd like to share a revelation with you. It took me months of pondering my interview data from hundreds of long-married elders, but I finally got it. It's about sex and older people -- not something younger folks think about a lot. However, when I have given talks to 20- and 30-somethings about my …

Pope calls greed 'the devil's dung'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Pope Francis delivered a fiery denunciation of modern capitalism on Thursday night, calling the "unfettered pursuit of money" the "dung of the devil" and accusing world leaders of "cowardice" for refusing to defend the earth from exploitation.<p>Speaking to grassroots organizers in Bolivia, …

South America

The people who need very little sleep

Is it true that some people need only a few hours of sleep? Helen Thomson talks to a woman whose genes might hint at how we all could survive on less shuteye.<p>What would you do if you had 60 days of extra free time a year? Ask Abby Ross, a retired psychologist from Miami, Florida, a “short-sleeper”. …

University of California

Facebook Now a Place for Prisoners, Too

Civil rights advocates lobbied Facebook to stop automatically deleting all profiles of current American prisoners, The Daily Beast has learned.<p>One …

China might be building vast database of federal worker info, experts say

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The massive hack that may have stolen the personal information of four million federal employees appears designed to build a vast database in what could be preparation for future attacks by China against the U.S., cybersecurity experts advising the government told CNN Friday …

Personal Information

Millennials leaving church in droves, study finds

<b>(CNN) —</b> At its core, Christian life is set of sacred traditions linking generations of sacraments and Sunday school lessons, youth ministry morals and family gatherings sanctified by prayer. An unbroken circle, in the words of an old hymn.<p>In modern America, that circle may not be completely shot, …

Religion

Who might lead ISIS if al-Baghdadi dies?

<i>Watch "Blindsided: How ISIS shook the world," a GPS special airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> For weeks, reports have been circulating that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was seriously injured in an airstrike back in March.<p>On Wednesday, …

Islam

Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao: Your Cheat Sheet to Boxing's Biggest Match

The superfight between F<b>loyd Mayweather</b> and <b>Manny Pacquiao,</b> billed as the Fight of the Century, will take place this Saturday, May 2, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Here, a breakdown of everything you need to know about it, courtesy of supermodel trainer extraordinaire <b>Michael Olajide, …

Boxing

The History of 'Thug'

The surprisingly ancient and global etymology of a racially charged epithet<p>Last night, as Baltimore erupted with riots and violence and anger, the city's mayor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, took to Twitter to share her thoughts on the events sweeping the city. The mayor talked about "the evil we see …

How Men And Women Process Emotions Differently

Are women "wired" to be more emotional? Not exactly -- but new research provides more evidence that the male and female brain may have very different ways of processing emotion.<p>Previous research has shown that women generally experience higher levels of emotional stimulation than men. Now, a new …

Kick Up Your Thanksgiving Pie with This Recipe for Cinnamon-Roll Crust

<i>Below is an excerpt from "Cinnamon-Roll Pie Crust"</i> <i>which originally appeared on PureWow. Read the full story at purewow.com.</i><p>We're fans of store-bought …

6 Adult Hot Chocolates for All of Your Favorite Cozy Scenarios

Here are six incredible hot chocolate recipes (both boozy and booze-free) that will upgrade any snuggly situation.<p>Picture this: You’re snuggled up …

Make These Moist and Tender Sweet Potato Pancakes With Your Leftovers

More<p>Pancakes<p>Serious Eats digs into pancakes around the world.<p>So you've read all about the science of sweet potatoes and how to use their endogenous enzymes to make them extra-sweet and flavorful without the need to add much extra sugar to them. Yet, for some odd reason, there are <i>still</i> leftovers the …

Healthy Table: Pumpkin Pancakes perfect for fall

Canned pumpkin, the quintessential fall baking staple, can be used in everything from pancakes for breakfast to risotto for dinner. Not only is it …

The ISIS Cookbook Issues Recipe Of Pancakes For The Active Terrorist – Ever Wondered What A Mujahedeen Eats?

The world’s most powerful terrorist agency today, ISIS, felt it necessary to cover the culinary aspect as well. The first ever recipe made publicly …

5 Must-Have Tools for Pancake Lovers

From durable mixing bowls to a solid nonstick skillet, these are five must-have tools for making pancakes.<p>Even though pancakes don’t require much …

5 disturbing stats on black-white inequality

The protests in Ferguson, Missouri, have laid bare America's ongoing racial divide.<p>One source of that tension is the large financial gap between black and white Americans.<p>The figures are staggering.<p>A typical black household has accumulated less than one-tenth of the wealth of a typical white one. …