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Pasta With Turkey Meatballs

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:30 minPrep:15 minCook:15 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories613Total Fat25 …

Food

Sensational Recipes to Celebrate Spring

Fast, fun, and easy ways to brighten up your weeknight suppers and spring parties alike.<p>Now that April showers are finally giving way to May flowers, …

Cooking

6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

Our 10 Most-Popular Recipes Right Now

Count down through the top ten recipes our fans are cooking the most today.<p>Matt Armendariz, 2015<p>Don't fix what ain't broke, right? Simple and …

Cooking

Fired VA Secretary Says White House Muzzled Him

Fired Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin tells NPR's <i>Morning Edition</i> that political forces in the Trump administration want to privatize the VA — and that he was standing in the way.<p>"There are many political appointees in the VA that believe that we are moving in the wrong direction or weren't …

Donald Trump

Trump ousts Shulkin as VA chief in favor of his doctor

<b>By Emily Wax-Thibodeaux and Lisa Rein | Washington Post</b><p>WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday ousted Veterans Affairs Secretary David …

Donald Trump

The Coming Collapse Of Christian Colleges

NPR reports on a serious issue facing conservative Christian colleges:Conservative Christian colleges, once relatively insulated from the culture …

Religion

A short answer for Second Amendment cranks

When you see someone posting nonsense about the Second Amendment, please feel free to use the following text as a stock response: The rights in the …

National Guard

A new Monsanto-backed company is on the verge of producing the first fruit made with a blockbuster gene-editing tool that could revolutionize agriculture

In a move aimed at securing a place in the rapidly evolving food technology scene, the agricultural giant Monsanto has invested $125 million in a gene-editing startup called Pairwise.<p>The alliance could tee up Monsanto, long known for its controversial dealings with farmers and its role in …

Genetics

The World According To John Bolton, In 11 Remarkable Statements

Trump's new national security adviser thinks more often than not that bombing is the answer.<p>Perhaps surprisingly for a former UN ambassador and State Department official, John Bolton thinks more often than not that military action, not diplomacy, is the answer.<p>President Donald Trump announced on …

New York Times

Behind the scenes: Fox News analyst's stunning note hit network 'like a bombshell'

On Tuesday afternoon, Fox News employees gathered in Studio F, the opulent new set on the ground floor of the company's Manhattan headquarters, for the network's quarterly meeting.<p>Executives at the meeting boasted about the network's high ratings. They bragged about the outlet's increased digital …

Donald Trump

Fired FBI official authorized criminal probe of Sessions, sources say

Nearly a year before Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired senior FBI official Andrew McCabe for what Sessions called a "lack of candor," McCabe …

Donald Trump

18 Fast, Healthy Breakfast Ideas

Mustard, Avocado, and Dill on a Whole-Wheat Muffin With Boiled Egg<p>Everything's better with avocado on top—including a warm and toasty whole-wheat …

Healthy Eating

15 Healthy Instant Pot Dinners Under 500 Calories

Practically overnight, Instant Pots have completely revolutionized the way busy people eat. Before, if you wanted to enjoy something like beef stew …

Cooking

Healthy Weekly Dinner Meal Plan: 5 Perfectly Portioned Recipes

Pictured Recipe: Creamy Chicken Potpie<p>Take the guesswork out of portion control with these 5 easy, healthy dinner recipes.<p>It’s probably safe to say …

Southern Dishes Everyone Should Know How to Make

We Southerners know our way around the kitchen.<p>There are some dishes that every Southerner should know how to make. From barbecue and biscuits to …

Cooking

Honestly, Y'all Are Sleeping On Buttermilk Pie

This is the best pie and I will accept no other answers.

This Is How All Your Favourite Chefs Make Scrambled Eggs

One of the most basic recipes everyone learns is scrambled eggs, but the truth is perfectly scrambled eggs are a lot trickier than they seem. Much …

Breakfast

Italian Tiramisu Cheesecake Recipe

This Italian tiramisu cheesecake recipe is the only dessert that my husband makes every time when he has a sweet tooth! It’s easy and simple, no-bake …

Pasta Hot! Hot! Hot! Recipe

"Pasta with olive oil sauteed with garlic cloves and crushed red pepper topped with Parmesan."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) package spaghetti<p>1/4 cup olive …

Parmesan Cheese

Um, Did You Know You Can Make Wine in Your Instant Pot?

The Instant Pot is one of the biggest food trends of the past few years, and it is only getting bigger. People are obsessed with it because it does …

Instant Pot

Pita Bread

In the bowl of a heavy-duty electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast, sugar, and warm water; stir to blend. Let the yeast stand …

Intrigue at V.A. as Secretary Says He Is Being Forced Out

The secretary of veterans affairs, David J. Shulkin, for a year enjoyed rare bipartisan support in Washington as he reformed his department, but now officials in the Trump administration are trying to replace him.<p>An email sent in December by Jake Leinenkugel, the White House senior adviser on …

Donald Trump

What to do if you’re married to a picky eater

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>“Dad’s going to freak out about the freekeh,” I whisper to my daughter.<p>“Let’s not tell …

Vegetables

The rise of the Chinese robots, and what it means for humanity

Here's the future: our cars drive themselves, computers run our homes, robots have taken our jobs and they perform surgery and fight our wars. In …

15 things you should never order at Starbucks if you want to lose weight

You walk into your local Starbucks shop and are automatically hit with a tantalizing whiff of roasted coffee beans and baked desserts. What's not to love?<p>What many café-frequenting folks don't know is that a plethora of menu items you wake up to may actually be responsible for the increasing number …

Nutrition

A biohacker injected himself with a DIY herpes treatment in front of a live audience

When asked if there was an ethical commission, he said no<p>A biohacker known for live experiments injected himself with a DIY herpes treatment in front of an audience at Body Hacking Con in Austin last night.<p>Aaron Traywick, 28, who leads biotech firm Ascendance Biomedical, used an experimental herpes …

Genetic Engineering

Trump Just Shot Himself in the Foot

It would be easy to compare Congressman Devin Nunes’s release of a declassified memo on purported surveillance abuses to Geraldo Rivera opening Al …

Donald Trump

Trump will clear way for publication of classified memo

WASHINGTON (AP) — Over the strong objections of his own Justice Department, President Donald Trump will clear the way for the publication of a classified memo on the Russia investigation that Republicans say shows improper use of surveillance by the FBI, White House officials said Thursday.<p>The …

Donald Trump

Fitness tracking app Strava gives away location of secret US army bases

Data about exercise routes shared online by soldiers can be used to pinpoint overseas facilities<p>Latest: Strava suggests military users ‘opt out’ of heatmap as row deepens<p>Sensitive information about the location and staffing of military bases and spy outposts around the world has been revealed by a …

Fitness Technology