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Too many clothes, nothing to wear? How to edit your wardrobe

Sometimes you can’t see the wood for the trees. Sometimes you can’t see what to wear for all your clothes. This was the situation I had found myself in over the past few months. My wardrobe was a disaster. My clothes were so squashed that I had to iron them after they emerged from its depths. I was …

How to achieve and maintain a healthy weight

In the fight against weight gain, when you eat might be as important as what you eat.<p>The holiday season and weight gain trends this time of year often direct focus to specific foods to eat in order to maintain weight. Questions regarding how often to eat are largely ignored.<p>Cultural influences …

California shooting shows difficulty ID'ing attackers

LOS ANGELES (AP) — By the time the married couple who carried out the deadly San Bernardino attack came to the attention of police, it was far too …

Donald Trump: Ban all Muslim travel to U.S.

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump called Monday for barring all Muslims from entering the United States.<p>"Donald J. Trump is calling for a total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States until our country's representatives can figure out what is going on," a …

Donald Trump

Officials: California Gunman was in touch with extremists

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — California gunman Syed Rizwan Farook had been in contact with known Islamic extremists on social media, a U.S. …

The Latest: Thousands gather for vigil for California dead

SAN BERNARDINO, Calif. (AP) — The latest on the mass shooting at a social service facility in San Bernardino, California (all times local):<p>10:45 …

France likely to close more than 100 mosques

France is likely to close up to 160 mosques in the coming months as part of a nationwide police operation under the state of emergency which allows places of worship that promote radical views to be shut down, one of the country's chief imams has said.<p>France shuts three mosques<p>Interior Minister …

'Multiple casualties...some confirmed fatalities' at Calif. center shooting

Two heavily armed attackers opened fire on a holiday banquet at a social services center for people with disabilities on Wednesday, killing 14 people and seriously wounding more than a dozen others in a precision assault that looked "as if they were on a mission," authorities said.<p>About four hours …

California

Molenbeek mayor received terror suspects list including on-the-run Salah Abdeslam one month before Paris attacks

EC chief says Schengen is 'comatose' and warned euro may collapse without it, as Brussels emerges from four days of lockdown

Terrorism

House passes bill to bar Syrian refugees from U.S. without more vetting

WASHINGTON — The House passed a bill Thursday to halt the admission of Syrian refugees into the U.S. until they undergo a more stringent vetting process — the strictest ever required for people fleeing a war-torn nation.<p>The legislation, passed by a vote of 289-137, was rushed through in response to …

Immigration

Obama's drone war a 'recruitment tool' for Isis, say US air force whistleblowers

Four former US air force service members, with more than 20 years of experience between them operating military drones, have written an open letter to Barack Obama warning that the program of targeted killings by unmanned aircraft has become a major driving force for Isis and other terrorist groups.<p>…

National Security

32 dead, 80 injured in Nigeria bomb blast, Boko Haram blamed

A night-time suicide bombing blamed on Boko Haram extremists killed 32 people and wounded 80 Tuesday at a truck stop in northeastern Nigeria, an emergency official said.<p>Tuesday night's blast breaks a three-week hiatus in bombings after a string of suicide attacks culminated in twin explosions in …

Let’s deport the white males: Will we coddle terrorists or rid ourselves of danger?

<b>( Peeraphat Bootcharoen via Shutterstock)</b><p>Perhaps we’re thinking about refugees and immigration all wrong. A modest proposal: Get rid of the real problem<p>Mark Sundeen<p>November 17, 2015 11:59pm (UTC)<p><i>An Open Letter to President Obama, and all candidates for President of the United States.</i><br>The violence of …

Obama says GOP incitement on Syria refugees 'needs to stop'

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — President Barack Obama lashed out Wednesday at Republicans who insist on barring Syrian refugees from entering the U.S., …

GOP leaders: National security will end Carson and Trump campaigns

Donald Trump and Ben Carson have demonstrated more staying power than anyone predicted. But now, after the terrorist attacks on an American ally, Republican elders think their party’s flirtation with inexperience is nearing its end.<p>The reemergence of foreign policy atop the Republican agenda will …

Earth's underground water quantified

<b>The total amount of groundwater on the planet, held in rock and soil below our feet, is estimated to be 23 million cubic km.</b><p>If this volume is hard to visualise, imagine the Earth's entire land surface covered in a layer some 180m deep.<p>The new calculation comes from a Canadian-led team and is …

The Most Ambitious Effort Yet To Abolish The Death Penalty Is Already Happening

Derided this spring as “guerrilla warfare” by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, the death penalty abolition movement is coming out into the open. The 8th Amendment Project’s leaders talk with BuzzFeed News about why — and how they plan to win.<p>Henderson Hill and Rob Smith are the odd couple …

Stephen Colbert goes to war with Donald Trump: “Crippled America is just a terrible phrase that sounds deeply offensive. Kind of like ‘President Trump'”

New books by Jeb! and Trump bring Stephen Colbert out firing<p>Stephen Colbert has Donald Trump's new book, and he's not afraid to use it. Wednesday evening on the "Late Show" the comedian was eager to talk about the way that Trump puts the country in such high regard with his new book <i>Crippled</i> …

The massacre that didn't happen

<b>Waseca, Minnesota (CNN) —</b> John David LaDue cradled the homemade bomb in a tree not far from school. It was summer 2013, and classes were out -- the perfect time to test his explosive.<p>He lit the fuse.<p>Nothing.<p>The teen had used hot glue for his sealing agent. He switched to auto body filler.<p>The next …

The Wrong Way to Legalize Marijuana?

Ohio may be on the brink of creating America’s first marijuana ‘monopoly.’<p>On the surface, Ian James sounds like any other idealistic marijuana advocate: He’s critical of the war on drugs, he touts the economic and tax benefits of legalization and uses the familiar rebuttal against the “think of the …

Cannabis

Forget Pumpkin, Here Are 22 Squash Recipes That Are Delish

With pumpkin spice mania in full force, many people often forget about pumpkin’s other delicious relatives in the winter squash family. Spaghetti squash, butternut squash, kabocha squash and even acorn or delicata squashes are just as versatile as pumpkin. Their rich and creamy flavors lend …

Healthy Eating

50 Fall Items Every Woman Should Own

The standout pieces you need for a well-rounded autumn-to-winter wardrobe.<p>The standout pieces you need for a well-rounded autumn-to-winter wardrobe.

Women's Fashion

9 Best Sources Of Protein You Need To Know About

You probably know protein is an important part of a healthful diet, but are you really getting enough? Protein is required to keep your body running …

Let’s call them conservatives in name only: Here’s how we expose the Ted Cruz/Donald Trump fraud

These hucksters aren’t extreme conservatives. They’re extremely anti-conservative — and it’s time we fought back<p>John Kasich recently went ballistic at a pre-debate rally in Ohio. “Do you know how crazy this election is?” he asked. “What has happened to our party? What has happened to the …

Does response to school cop video show law enforcement rift?

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — When FBI Director James Comey told a national gathering of law enforcement leaders that cops might be easing up for fear of …

Ex-McDonald's suppliers plead guilty to abusing chickens

Two chicken farmers who once provided poultry to McDonald’s plead guilty to one count of animal cruelty, according to the animal rights organization …

How ISIS Spread in the Middle East

And how to stop it<p>“It is perfectly true, as the philosophers say, that life must be understood backwards. But they forget the other proposition: that it must be lived forwards.” This observation was made in 1843 by the Danish philosopher Søren Kierkegaard in a journal entry, but it might have been …

Middle East