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Why You Should Be Deep-Frying Your $50 Steak (We're Not Kidding)

Don't be afraid to cook that $50 porterhouse steak—this method is fool-proof.<p>We get it: Cooking a steak can be intimidating. Especially a $50 steak. But this technique, from H. Alexander Talbot and Aki Kamozawa, the genius folks behind cooking blog Ideas in Food, is fool-proof. Read on for 8 steps …

BBQ

Randy Gregory failed combine test

Outside linebacker Randy Gregory, a potential top-10 NFL draft prospect, said Wednesday that he tested positive for marijuana in February at the …

NFL

Sake Isn't a Rice Wine, and Four Other Myths Dispelled

Sake is more popular than ever before in the U.S., and due to continually increasing exports, our country now enjoys the largest and highest quality selection in history. While it’s great to have an abundance of sake choices, this fermented rice drink is still somewhat misunderstood. Below, five …

Alcohol

Matthew Shepard's Parents Learn 'Shocking' Truth in New Film

Judy and Dennis Shepard long believed they knew their son, Matthew, better than anyone – certainly better than the millions who saw him as a …

5 things to know for your New Day -- Friday, January 30, 2015

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>The lives of two ISIS hostages hang in the balance. One former Taliban member swapped for Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl may have gone back to his old ways. And rescuers in Mexico save babies from rubble after an explosion at a maternity hospital.</i><p>ISIS<p><b>Waiting and watching:</b> A prisoner swap didn't go …

Bowe Bergdahl

Lindsey Vonn wins super-G race for 64th World Cup victory

American skier Lindsey Vonn won her record-extending 64th World Cup race during a super-G race on Sunday.<p>Skier Lindsey Vonn won a super-G race on …

Super-G

5 of the Hottest Barbecue Trends for 2015

2015 already? Seems like I just sat down to write last year's predictions. So here's a look at my crystal ball for Planet Barbecue 2015. (Many of my predictions for last year came true, like Really Big Steaks and Cocktails Get Smoked.)<p>I write these words on a flight from Los Angeles to Miami. Which …

BBQ

Colts beat Bengals 26-10, get ready for Broncos

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Luck is eager to get right back to work.<p>Rather than celebrate Sunday's 26-10 win over Cincinnati, the Colts' quarterback immediately explained he was moving on. And rather than engage in a discussion about another matchup with his predecessor, Peyton Manning, Luck focused …

Football (U.S.)

Needle Exchange Program Creates Black Market In Clean Syringes

On Friday afternoons, several dozen people line up in the narrow hallway of Prevention Point Philadelphia. The men and women, all ages, hold paper and plastic bags full of used syringes.<p>"We obviously have a space challenge, but people come in, they drop off their used syringes and they ask for what …

Public Health

Greek euro exit would be ‘Lehman Brothers squared’: economist

WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — A decision by a new Greek government to leave the eurozone would set off devastating turmoil in financial markets even …

Stock Markets

Obamacare tax surprise looming

The next Obamacare controversy is right around the corner.<p>Obamacare enrollees who received subsidies to help pay for coverage will soon have to reconcile how much they actually earned in 2014 with how much they estimated when they applied many, many months ago.<p>This will likely lead to some very …

Health Care

40 Things to Leave Behind in 2015

Photo: Getty Images<p>As yet another year comes to a close, and the initial giddy appeal of social media continues to cool, let's take a minute to descale the kettle of clichés and boil off the lingering herd words, expressions, and gestures that have been building up since we did this last year. Here …

Oil price falls to 5-1/2-year low amid Russia, Iraq production gains

Oil dropped to the lowest level since May, 2009, amid growing supply from Russia and Iraq and signs of manufacturing weakness in Europe and China.<p>Futures headed for a sixth weekly loss in New York and London. Oil output in Russia and Iraq surged to the highest level in decades in December, …

Oil

Nato ends combat operations in Afghanistan

Nato withdrawal after 13 years leaves Afghan army and police in charge of security<p>After 13 years of war, Nato formally ended its combat operations in Afghanistan on Sunday, leaving the Afghan army and police in charge of security in a country plagued by continued fighting, a ferocious insurgency …