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19 Recipes That Save Sad, Overripe Fruit (and Avoid Food Waste!)

You're looking for the peanut butter cleaning the fridge and find a giant carton of raspberries. Jackpot! Only they've started to lose their luster. …

Asians, many out of shame, not seeking U.S. deportation protection

(Reuters) - South Korean-born Hyun Kim feels American to his bones, but the undocumented immigrant has failed to seek protection from deportation under a program launched by President Barack Obama to shield young people brought to the United States as children.<p>South Korean-born Hyun Kim poses for a …

Women’s rights in the US may be about to plunge back to the 1960s

A safe and accessible abortion is a human right and, in the US, a right protected by the Constitution. But this hasn’t stopped abortion rights from coming under constant attack, as evidenced most recently by <i>Whole Woman’s Health v. Hellerstedt.</i><p>The case, currently before the US Supreme Court, …

Feminism

Not all Christians worship a homophobic God

<b>To the editor:</b> Thanks to Richard Rodriguez for an intelligent perspective on the condemnation of homosexuality by all Abrahamic religions and the enlightening viewpoint that it is a condemnation of love between two people. ("Is the God of Jews, Christians and Muslims a homophobe?" Opinion, June …

Faith

Why Are So Many Muslim Refugees in Europe Suddenly Finding Jesus?

Whether out of conviction or convenience, thousands of migrants in Europe are converting to Christianity.<p>AMSTERDAM — Hundreds of Pakistanis and …

Indonesia food: 40 dishes we can't live without | CNN Travel

(CNN) — At a poll CNN did a few years ago, our readers voted rendang the most delicious food in the world. Now it's high time to give culinary credentials to that islands-sprawling nation of Indonesia. Its food deserves some time in the limelight.<p>Here we run through a mouth-watering array of …

This global wealth study will make you weep: The most disturbing findings from Oxfam’s latest report

The world’s richest 62 billionaires have as much wealth as the poorest 3.6 billion. But wait, it gets so much worse<p>Steven Rosenfeld<p>January 21, 2016 8:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>You may have seen the headlines from Davos, Switzerland, where Oxfam’s latest global …

What being a flight attendant taught me about human trafficking

A few years ago, on board a flight from Los Angeles to New York, a group of young girls wore nothing but jeans and T-shirts — in the middle of …

When Your Parents Are Heroin Addicts

A mother is dead and a father jailed after they overdosed at a children’s hospital. Their story may seem extreme, but it isn’t unique.<p>Last week, it …

This Hollywood Actor Has Raised Nearly $400,000 for Syrian Refugees

The story of a Syrian refugee has touched the heart of Edward Norton.<p>The actor, 46, is working to raise money for a Syrian scientist who was featured …

A Disingenuous Ruling on Immigration

In November, an appeals court stopped the Obama Administration from implementing its executive actions on immigration. This is a volatile issue, to be sure, but it's hard to see the court's reasoning as anything but disingenuous. As the Supreme Court mulls over whether to take up this case, it's …

‘Jesus’ graffiti, and a fake hand grenade, left at Southern California mosques

By Michael E. Miller<p>, Reporter<p>On Friday night, Muslim Americans gathered at the Islamic Center of Hawthorne, in Southern California, to discuss the issue on so many of their minds: Islamophobia.<p>They talked about its definition, outlined its origin and expressed hope for its elimination.<p>Then they …

Southern California

Atheists Claim That the Bible Calls for ‘Killing Nonbelievers’ — but These Pastors and Theologians Have a Tough Message for Them

Atheist activists have embarked on a campaign to encourage U.S. hotels to offer Bible-free accommodations, claiming that the Judeo-Christian scriptures call “for killing nonbelievers, apostates, gays, ‘stubborn sons’ and women who transgress biblical double standards.”<p>Photo: B …

Lady Gaga Shares How She Survived Her Sexual Assault

The “Til It Happens To You” singer opens up about the emotional and physical ramifications of her rape in hopes of helping other victims.<p><b>Lady Gaga’s</b> “Til It Happens To You,” which she co-wrote and recorded to accompany this year’s powerful campus-rape documentary <i>The Hunting Ground</i>, contains …

After Paris Attacks, Don’t Close Doors to Refugees – Open Them

The anti-Muslim ugliness began as soon as the attacks in Paris became international news. Texas senator and presidential candidate Ted Cruz said in a …

20 photos of artwork painted entirely with coffee

"I use [watercolor painting] paper and around five different coffee blends," she wrote in a blog post about her art.<p>With subjects ranging from Albert Einstein to Darth Vader, we've compiled some of the coolest works from Aristidou's Instagram in honor of National Coffee Day (Sept. 29).<p>Keep …

Coffee

25 photos of insane latte art (PHOTOS)

Vancouverites make no secret of their love for coffee. Our caffeine addictions are demonstrated by the abundance of chain and independent coffee …

Coffee

The 4 Expert Tips You Need for Making the Perfect Cup of Coffee

Our java addiction goes far beyond a passion for PSLs. We’re always on the search for the next Starbucks hack, coffee-themed gadget or inspiring latte art. Lucky for us, today is officially National Coffee Day, a dedicated time to celebrate our favorite brewed beverage. While some of us are serious …

Brave new world: Obama says gay rights trump religious liberty

NEW YORK (Christian Examiner) – Should gay rights come into conflict with religious belief, religious liberty will lose, President Barack Obama told …

Coffee decoded: why filter is the only way to brew beans now

<b>It's International Coffee Day this week - but do you know what you should really be ordering? Diana Henry cracks the coffee code</b><p>I’m in central London, queuing in a café, but I might as well be in a foreign land. The counter in front of me has golden flaky pastries, sandwiches on sourdough bread and …