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Michael Wolff’s Withering Portrait of President Donald Trump

Michael Wolff, the author of the new book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” extracts from which set the Internet ablaze on Wednesday, is an experienced magazine journalist. Among the publications on his résumé are <i>New York</i>, <i>Vanity Fair,</i> and the <i>Hollywood Reporter</i>. A chronicler of media, …

Donald Trump

Congressional Democrats Left Out of White House Hanukkah Party

WASHINGTON — The latkes were fried and the kosher lamb chops were prepared on Thursday, just as in past years, for the first White House Hanukkah party of the Trump era. But there was one prominent break with tradition: President Trump did not invite Democratic lawmakers.<p>Mr. Trump, who prizes …

The Particular Horror of Church Shootings

Twenty-six people were killed in an attack in Sutherland Springs, Texas, adding to the long list of houses of worship hit with gun violence.<p><i>Updated at 9:10 am EST on Monday, November 6</i><p>Twenty-six people were killed in a shooting attack on a rural church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, said Texas …

Dylann Roof

Suddenly, Muslims are America’s pariahs

Officers ‘just following orders’, confused children, fearful parents: with Trump’s vile ban, Islamophobia has finally burst its banks<p>Within minutes of Donald Trump signing his executive order banning the entry of nationals from seven Muslim-majority countries, the horror stories started coming …

Classic German baking recipes revealed in new cookbook

From breads to pastries, traditional baking recipes are finally put on paper in Luisa Weiss's new cookbook, "Classic German Baking." She tells DW …

9 surprising ways to build emotional intelligence

Emotional intelligence, also known as EI or EQ (for Emotional Quotient), describes a person's ability to recognize emotions, to understand their effect, and to use that information to guide decision-making. Since EI gives you deeper insight into the role emotions play in your life, a high EQ can …

Psychology

Appeals court upholds order against Pence on Syrian refugees

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal appeals court on Monday dismissed as "nightmare speculation" Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's fears that Syrian refugees could commit acts of terror, siding with a judge who blocked Pence's order seeking to prevent agencies from helping resettle the immigrants in the …

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

BBQ

Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce Recipe

Recipe by: RODEO3829<p>"I have tried a lot of recipes of Eastern North Carolina BBQ Sauce. This is the closest to what you will find in any of the BBQ …

Cooking
Middle East

Osama Bin Laden’s Son Vows Revenge Against The United States For Father’s ‘Assassination’

On May 2nd, 2011 U.S. force SEAL Team 6 raided a compound in Abbottabad that was believed to be the hiding spot of international terrorist and al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden. It was there that U.S. forces neutralized bin Laden as well as his son, Khalid, the only target that was missing was bin …

Terrorism

Articles about multicolor facelift owes much modern art on Dwell.com - Dwell

Abstract expressionist Richard Diebenkorn inspired the fresh coats of paint at this Maryland home.<p>Enjoying a bit of conversation over a beer is a pastime that goes back centuries, and today, new iterations of the proverbial...<p>A heritage inter-war, functionalist-style house gets a dose of …

New Jersey

Most luxurious chain hotel properties in the world | CNN Travel

(CNN) — With the growing popularity of Airbnb and boutique hotels, large international hotel chains have had to work harder than ever to win travelers' loyalty. Now, more than ever, high-end luxury chains such as The Four Seasons and St. Regis are endeavoring to banish brand-name boredom.<p>Even …

Hospitality

The One Tool You Need If You're Scared Of Grilling

<i>For Bon Appétit, by Christina Chaey.</i><p>Credit: Alex Lau<p>Here's the thing about grilling: It's not as simple as slapping a steak over the flames and standing there with a beer in your hand. Between sudden flare-ups, uneven heat levels, and that third beer, it's way too easy to accidentally turn out …

An Easy Trick to Nailing Perfect Memorial Day Burger Patties

An easy way to get the fat ratio juuuuust right? A little bit of frozen butter.<p>A long time ago, in a neighborhood not so far away, I held something that at the time was widely known as a “full-time job.” This may seem amazing for some of you to hear about today, you kids juggling three-and-a-half …

Cooking

An Illustrated Guide to Charcoal Grilling

Welcome to Grilling 101: Here's how to make the most of a charcoal chimney's worth of fuel, from blazing flames to the last dying ember.<p>There's something so satisfying about cooking an outdoor feast on a charcoal grill. But knowing what to grill—and when to grill it—can be a little intimidating, …

Cooking

Developers look to widen repertoire of Pepper, Japan's laughing robot

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese developers of a robot are asking the public to come up with ideas for what their waist-high humanoid can do and they are offering a software development kit for programmers to get creative.<p>The fast-selling robot, known as Pepper, can already laugh and serve coffee and is …

McDonald's fish: Row over sustainability 'cover-up'

<b>A leaked New Zealand government memo casts serious doubts on the sustainability of fish that are widely used in McDonald's restaurants.</b><p>The document shows that the government was aware of made-up data and illegal practices such as the dumping of vast quantities of unwanted fish.<p>There are also …

New Zealand

Adventures in Urban Gardening: The Fire Escape Farm

I love New York and I love my itty bitty apartment, but one of the things that's been the hardest about downsizing from nearly 1,000 square feet to …

Gardening

Mural of Trump and Putin kissing sparks attention

<b>(CNN) —</b> It looks like the 2016 election is entering the avant-garde.<p>A mural depicting presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin kissing, along with the stenciled phrase "make everything great again," now adorns the back of a Lithuanian barbeque …

Donald Trump

Sheryl Sandberg Gives an Emotional Speech About Her Husband's Death at Berkeley Graduation

"Dave's death changed me in very profound ways. I learned about the depths of sadness and the brutality of loss. But I also learned that when life sucks you under, you can kick against the bottom, break the surface, and breathe again."<p>On Saturday, Sheryl Sandberg, Facebook's chief operating officer …

Sheryl Sandberg

Top 5 garden herbs to grow, and how to grow them

I am no cook, but I can grow stuff! I happen to be married to an excellent cook who not only possesses amazing natural talent in this department, but …

The new book 'The Other Slavery' will make you rethink American history

It is not often that a single work of history can change the course of an entire field and upset the received notions and received knowledge of the generations but that is exactly what "The Other Slavery" does. Andrés Reséndez boldly argues that slavery, not necessarily disease and misfortune, was …

Black History

80% of Brits want to move to Russia after Duma considers giving out free land - poll

A poll by the Express newspaper found a majority of Brits want to emigrate to Russia after President Vladimir Putin offered free land to people willing to settle the country’s sparsely-populated Far East region.<p>The British tabloid survey found 78 percent of the more than 22,000 respondents replied …

Russia

Microsoft Warns Windows 7 Has A Serious Problem

Earlier this year Microsoft warned users that Windows 7 has serious problems. I dismissed its claims as a desperate attempt to shift copies of Windows 10 (and I still do), but now Microsoft has warned of a new serious Windows 7 problem that is very real – even though it makes <i>no sense whatsoever</i>…<p>In …

ASUS

Israeli military orders detention of Palestinian journalist Omar Nazzal

The 53-year-old to be held for four months without charge or trial on suspicion of ‘unlawful activity’ for PLO faction<p>Israel’s military has ordered a Palestinian journalist to be held for four months without charges or trial.<p>The military said Omar Nazzal is being held in administrative detention on …

Heels, hair and purple clothes: 6 ways Prince explored sexuality, gender roles and fashion on his own terms

Much like his adventurous, over-the-top life, music icon Prince Rogers Nelson, simply known as Prince, had an adventurous sense of fashion. By being himself, Prince, who died Thursday at age 57, pushed gender boundaries, caused wonder and awe among observers and fans, became a sex symbol, and, …

Prince

How to make the perfect salsa verde

The Italian green sauce can be relied on to add zing to almost any dish and is infinitely tweakable – just don’t hold back on the anchovies<p>Sometimes, someone says something so perfectly that it’s pointless to try and put it any better yourself. Nigel Slater’s love letter to “a sausage in the pan” …