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Robert Mueller just made it impossible for Trump to call the special counsel probe a 'total hoax'

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Friday afternoon, the Justice Department announced that special counsel Robert Mueller had indicted 13 Russian nationals for their roles in attempted meddling in the 2016 election.<p>Most of these people do not live in the United States, and you can bet your bottom dollar that Russia won't …

Donald Trump

The mystery behind Greece's temples

Studies show that the ancient Greek temples could have astronomical intentions – but on what scale?<p>When I was a little girl, I would pester my grandfather with the same question every time we wandered the flagstone streets of Athens’ Philopappou Hill on a clear evening. I would wait until we had …

Ancient History

In praise of Roberto Firmino - Liverpool's increasingly impossible to ignore genius

When Thierry Henry was asked who stood out for him in Liverpool's 2-0 win against Southampton on Sunday, his response was instant. "Firmino," Henry said, without missing a beat.<p>The former Arsenal striker then spent the next five minutes of Sky Sports' <i>Monday Night Football</i> programme eulogising over …

Soccer

Why America doesn’t win wars anymore

An expert explains why the US struggles with modern wars.<p>A month into his presidency, Donald Trump lamented that the US no longer wins wars as it once did.<p>“When I was young, in high school and college, everybody used to say we never lost a war,” Trump told a group of US governors last February. …

War

Why You Should Definitely Pan-Sear Steak for a Weeknight Dinner

When we think of steak, we usually associate this big, hearty piece of meat with eating out, or at least, some sort of special occasion. But...why? …

Cooking

How To Make Chicken and Rice Soup

Canned chicken noodle soup was the meal my mom warmed up for us on sick days while she balanced getting us well (read: back to school) with getting …

Cooking

Brexit will leave UK worse off in every scenario, leaked report predicts

A leaked UK government forecast reportedly predicts that the British economy will suffer no matter what trade deal is struck with the European Union. …

United Kingdom

How did Tim Hortons come to be synonymous with Canada; and why do we continue to embrace that identity?

<i>From the deeper meaning behind ordering a double double to how we first got hooked on a java, Coffee Week features a fresh blend of everything you</i> …

Coffee

Trump Imposes His Will, and His New FBI Director Gets in Line

The president kept up the pressure, which ultimately seems to have been less a matter of politics than a personal test.<p>FBI Deputy Director Andrew …

Donald Trump

An 8-Point Guide to a Feng Shui House

Stand inside your home with your back to the front door.* Look forward. The part of your home in the far left corner is the money sector. The far …

Home Decorating

Trump's attack on the FBI is an attack on the US constitution itself

Republicans are mere enablers. They and their president would do well to remember who the Watergate source worked for<p>Since his election, revelations of Donald Trump’s contempt for the legal process have been dizzying. The rule of law is what protects democracy in the United States. The president …

Donald Trump

15 Whole30 Recipes for Easy Dinners

Dinner on Whole30 really can be quite similar to dinner when you're not following the program. How, you ask? We've got a few ideas.<p>Why not put …

Cooking

The Ultimate Secret to the Best Chicken Wings

Chicken wings bring us together. Perhaps it's the silent understanding that we're all going to momentarily abandon any social grace and etiquette at …

Cooking

This Chicken Caprese Mac and Cheese Is a One-Skillet Wonder

Looking for an easy, tasty dinner you can make without a lot of ingredients? Well, duh, we <i>all</i> want that kind of recipe. This dish is a skillet meal …

Cooking

What more could Jews have done during the Holocaust?

The idol smasher<p>THIS ICONIC photo shows Jews being captured by the Nazis during the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising in May 1943. (photo credit: Wikimedia …

Israel

This light-up frame turns your plants into art

And helps keep them alive!<p>Houseplants are a powerful element of home decor, providing both beauty and air purification. But what if your home is a lightless dungeon incapable of supporting plant life? You’re in luck. Swedish studio Kauppi & Kauppi has created a novel plant stand with built-in …

Plants

Olympic rosters announced: strengths, weaknesses and players to watch

The Olympic rosters for the upcoming men's tournament in Pyeongchang have been released. We break down who to watch and the strengths and weaknesses …

NHL

“Not a Good Look”: Inside Nikki Haley’s Retreat to Trump Island

After a successful start at the U.N., Haley appears to be trading diplomacy for a more valuable political prize: Donald Trump’s base.<p>By the depraved standards of the Trump administration, <b>Nikki Haley’s</b> first year as U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations was an unlikely success story. “When Haley …

Donald Trump

The 16 biggest differences between French and American weddings

The French seem to hold a monopoly on all things aspirational and lifestyle-related. Included in this monopoly are, of course, weddings.<p>And, as it turns out, French weddings vary quite vastly from American ones and the differences are pretty striking. Check out what they are here:

Weddings

The mysterious tunnels beneath Buenos Aires

In 1985, Jorge Eckstein stumbled onto what would become one of the most important archaeological sites in Buenos Aires: a portal to a subterranean labyrinth.<p>In 1985, Jorge Eckstein, long-time resident of Buenos Aires’ historical San Telmo neighbourhood, purchased an abandoned mansion near his home …

Archaeology

The big question Mike Pence didn't answer about Stormy Daniels

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Monday in Jerusalem, Vice President Mike Pence was asked about porn star Stormy Daniels and her alleged relationship with President Donald Trump.<p>He told The Associated Press that he was "not going to comment on the latest baseless allegations against the President."<p>Which is an …

Donald Trump

3 Korean-Inspired Recipes You Can Use for Dinner Every Day

Rachel Yang, the James Beard Award-nominated chef behind Seattle's Joule, Revel, and Trove restaurants, and Portland, Oregon's Revelry, is a force. …

How to Make Po de Queijo

You need this Brazilian cheese bread in your life<p>If there is one flavor combination of which I’ll never tire, it’s bread and cheese. The …

Hunting a C.I.A. Mole, Agents Gambled and Let a Suspect Return to China

WASHINGTON — Face to face with a former C.I.A. officer in 2013, federal agents took a calculated risk. They did not confront him about the classified information they had found in his luggage. And they did not ask what they most wanted to know: whether he was a spy for China.<p>It was a life-or-death …

Dogs

‘Mythconceptions’ – 10 things from history everyone gets wrong

This week we were told that rats didn’t spread the plague and the Aztecs weren’t wiped out by smallpox. From Harold II’s arrow in the eye to the first men in the sky – what other ‘facts’ are historically suspect?<p>You wait years for a historical theory to be debunked and then three come around at …

The American far-right is crashing after its Trump victory high

While radical-right discourse dominates US politics, far-right leaders haven’t seized this moment<p>When I assessed Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office for my book The Far Right in America, I concluded that “the Trump administration is a chaotic beehive of various factions, which are isolated from …

Pottery Barn’s New Spring Lookbook Is Giving Us Major Spring Fever

Decorations

Migrants Fleeing to Canada Learn Even a Liberal Nation Has Limits

MONTREAL — After fleeing to Montreal from Long Island, Marlise Beauville felt, she said, as if she had reached the Promised Land.<p>She entered the country last summer without immigration papers, yet received a work permit, a monthly stipend of 600 Canadian dollars, or $480, free health care and free …

Here Are The 20 Netflix Documentaries That Are Definitely Worth Your Time To Watch

Say goodbye to aimless browsing this weekend.<p><i>This post was translated from Spanish.</i>

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's poor hygiene sparks complaints at Ecuador Embassy, report says

The whiff of controversy has long surrounded WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, but, according to a new report, he just reeks.<p>Assange's lack of cleanliness was reportedly one of the reasons behind Ecuador's recent attempts to extricate him from his five-year standoff in its embassy in London, the …

Julian Assange