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White House predicts courts will reinstate travel ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rebuffed in its bid for a quick reversal, the White House said Sunday it expected the courts to reaffirm President Donald Trump's …

Immigration

10 Amazing Adventures You Need to Do on Your Next European Vacation

Photo: Linny Le<p>When you think of a European vacation, you're probably picturing museums, cafes, and tours through the cities. Don't get us wrong, that side of Europe is amazing, but the continent is also home to some incredible outdoors locations waiting to be explored. From amazing waterfalls to …

11 Benghazi takeaways: One for each hour

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The House Benghazi committee took its best swings at Hillary Clinton in a day-long hearing Thursday -- but the former secretary of state remained mostly calm throughout the hearing, save for a few animated moments in which she struggled to mask her contempt for her Republican …

Government

15 Unexpected Cities You Need To See (& Can Afford!)

There's far more to experience in Europe than its most popular (and most Instagrammed) cities. For every Paris or London, there is a yet undiscovered …

10 Adrenaline-Pumping Outdoor Activities in the West

<b>buck·et list</b><p>noun, informal<p>A number of experiences or achievements that a person hopes to have or accomplish during their lifetime.<p>The diverse climate and terrain of the Western U.S. make it a popular destination for adventurers and adrenaline junkies. Quick to mind are the deep slot canyons of Utah …

Mine plug blows in Colorado, dumping 1M gallons of waste

DENVER (AP) — A million-gallon mine waste spill that sent a plume of orange-ish muck down a river in southwest Colorado on Thursday was caused by a …

Pollution

Walking holidays in Japan: the best mountain hikes to tackle

Japan’s hiking boom has resulted in well-signposted and maintained trails, as well as plentiful mountain hut and campsite accommodation. The views from peaks such as Fuji and Asahi can’t fail to make the effort worthwhile<p>Japan’s reputation as an overcrowded and urban country extends only to the …

Hiking

Sweet & Spicy Quinoa Hash Recipe

Whip up this atypical breakfast dish from your quinoa dinner leftovers<p>If you're the type of person who feels sick when she eats too early, the culprit likely doesn't have to do with the clock—it's that you're eating the wrong things. If typical breakfast options don't do it for you, try a less …

Healthy Eating

Effective Lower Abs Workout: How to Get a Sexy Six-Pack

Gold Medal Abs<p>Eight serious ab moves from top Olympic trainers that will score you a rock-solid middle<p><b>DO IT</b> Train your core with these eight moves three nonconsecutive days a week to flatten your belly and get super sexy abs! Either do them all together as a stand-alone workout or add three or four …

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinner Recipes For Weight Loss

30 Super-Easy Healthy Dinners That'll Help You Lose Weight<p>You'll be counting down the minutes 'til you can make these healthy dinner recipes!<p>Levi Brown/Jeff Harris<p>When you get home after a long day at work, it can be so tempting to grab takeout or heat up a frozen meal instead of making dinner …

The 9 Best Butt Exercises

9 Butt Exercises for a Super-Toned Tush<p>Yeah, you squat. But aren’t you ready to mix it up a bit?<p>So sick of squats? We hear you. The key to a gravity-defying backside is introducing new exercises that tone every inch of your rear. These 9 moves from the <i>Women’s Health Big Book of Exercises</i> target all …

6 Desserts You Can Grill

<i>Get the recipe at Scarletta Bakes.</i><p><b>Grilled Berry Dessert Pizza</b><br>What's better than berries and chocolate? Berries and chocolate (and marshmallow fluff!) drizzled on a grilled pizza. You can adjust the ratio of crust to chocolate to marshmallow to suit your taste.<p><i>Get the recipe at Just a Sliver.</i><p><b>Grilled</b> …

Try This Delicious Gluten-Free Eggplant Parmesan

1 large eggplant<br>2 zucchini<br>2 Tbsp olive oil, plus more for roasting vegetables<br>1/4 tsp sea salt<br>1 cup low-fat mozzarella<br>1 cup freshly grated Parmesan, divided<br>1/4 cup chopped fresh oregano<br>3/4 cup quinoa<br>1/4 cup chia seeds<br>1/4 cup fresh basil<br>1/4 tsp freshly ground pepper<br>1 jar marinara sauce (24 oz), no …

The Mountain Biker's Guide to the Best Packable Beers

With temperatures starting to heat up, it’s time to consider an important question: Which craft beers will you toss in your pack this spring? It’s …

Beer

Look Out! 12 Outstanding Observation Towers Worth Climbing

From Canal Street in New Orleans to a nature preserve in Latvia, these diverse observation towers look out over everything from bird sanctuaries to …

Adventure 101: Climbing in the Colorado Rockies

<b>Rocky Mountain National Park</b> is an ideal alpine playground, complete with sheer rock walls, steep couloirs, and craggy peaks—everything a budding climber needs to cut his or her teeth.<p>Climbing is a surefire way to get intimate with the park. Searching for handholds on a granite slab, swinging an …

Hiking

National Park Secrets: 10 Fresh Ways to Find Paradise

The National Park Service celebrates its 100th anniversary next year, meaning hoopla, poo-bahs, and crowds. If 2014 saw a record 292.8 million park visitors, just imagine the chaos that a centennial year will bring. Even this year, parks are expecting record numbers.<p>But you'll only get hounded by …

National Parks

24 Innovative Carabiners

Author:<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>27<p>27<p>SHARES<p>Carabiners come in all shapes and sizes, and every one of them has a unique purpose. So many climbing …

Climbing

Climbing On Mount Denali

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20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

Hiking

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A photographic journey through the Torres del Paine, Patagonia

The first leg of the trail is reached by crossing Lago Pehoé, a lake of such vibrant turquoise that people crowd the stern of the catamaran I stand …

11 Cities You Must Backpack At Least Once

There are almost too many must-see cities in the world -- and the most seamless way to hit them all is by backpacking. With little luggage and a huge sense of adventure, a backpacking trip allows you to experience new places with freedom and ease (all while teaching you more than college ever …

When to Visit Alaska's First National Park

<b>Location: Alaska<br>Established: February 26, 1917<br>Size: 6,075,029 acres</b><p>On any summer day in Denali, Alaska's most well known national park, hundreds of people see sights that will stay with them the rest of their lives. Perhaps a golden eagle will soar off the cliffs at Polychrome Pass, or 20 Dall's …

National Parks

World's Best Fitness Vacations

Lacking motivation to stay in shape this summer? Maybe you just need an incentive, like, say, surveying Africa from 20,000 feet up or having the …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Hiking