L Hampton

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10 Easy Ways to Make Yourself Happy in 2016

When things aren't going that well, you can make changes.<p>Life can sometimes be tough, and January can bring that out in spades. Little things--like this morning I walked my son to school at 7:45 and it was still dark out. Talk about depressing. While we can't convince our families that we should …

Obama Sets Up Contrast With Trump — and So Does the GOP Response

President Barack Obama delivered a forceful State of the Union address Tuesday night in which he defended his record, set the stage for a Democratic successor to carry on his work, and — above all — warned Americans to steer clear of Donald Trump’s bullying nativism.<p>The president isn’t on the …

The True Story Behind the Benghazi Movie 13 Hours

In Michael Bay’s <i>13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi</i>, a gang of shouting, masked men storm the American diplomatic compound in Benghazi, fire …

New York bill would give law enforcement a backdoor into your smartphone

A bill that’s currently making its way through the New York state assembly would require smartphone manufacturers to build in the ability for law enforcement to decrypt or unlock phones on demand.<p>These backdoors would add fuel to the fire in a long-running debate between government officials and …

Privacy

Roll Call SOTU Recap: Biggest Moments From Obama’s Address

<i>In his speech to Congress Tuesday night, President Barack Obama departed from the typical State of the Union format to deliver a message outlining his vision for America’s future. The departure coincides with the start of his final year in office and was met with some consensus and much</i> …

Paul Ryan

Find Out How Much Sugar You're Actually Eating With This New App

Did you know one can of soda has 39 grams of sugar? The number is clear on the back of the can, but it's easy to dismiss—because what does that really equate to? Thanks to a new app created by Public Health England, Change4Life Sugar Smart, we can now translate sugar amounts into easy-to-visualize …

Eggs for Dinner and More on the Food Lover's Cleanse Day 10

The complete menu for the Food Lover's Cleanse day 10.<p>Who says you can't have eggs for dinner? Today's menu for the Food Lover’s Cleanse Day 10 serves up soft poached eggs in a flavorful red pepper sauce. Add a small bowl of barley pilaf or other grains and you've got instant dinner. We think …

14 Edible Plants You Can Grow Indoors

By Elizabeth King, Pound Place<p>Many of us dream of having our own vegetable patch, but it can be challenging to find the ideal space—and that's …

An Intimate Look Inside Israel’s Only Women’s Prison

When an Israeli women’s magazine sent photographer Tomer Ifrah to shoot a portrait of one of the prisoners being held at Neve Tirza, he instantly …

See 12 of the Greatest Photos of Muhammad Ali

Heavyweight contender Cassius Clay (later Muhammad Ali), getting his poetic mouth taped by trainer Angelo Dundee during<p>... VIEW MORE<p>George Silk—The …

13 Hours: The Secret Soldiers of Benghazi - Trailer 1

An American Ambassador is killed during an attack at a U.S. compound in Libya as a security team struggles to make sense out of the chaos.

Items That Are Suprisingly Cheaper at Whole Foods

I always thought people were exaggerating about the “Whole Paycheck” thing. Then I went to a Whole Foods for the first time recently, and wow. Their …

Behind TIME's New David Bowie Cover

Herb Ritts, 1989—Trunk Archive<p>1 of 2<p>David Bowie, the iconic musician who died Jan. 10 at age 69, covers TIME for the second time in the magazine's …

The US Department of Transportation is trying to fix self-driving rules before they break

And the President wants to put $4 billion into connected car programs over the next decade<p>US Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx took to the Detroit Auto Show today to announce a series of initiatives around autonomous driving, seemingly designed to ease concerns that overly restrictive …

Autos

5 Ways Faking Confidence Leads to Authentic Happiness

<b>Sometimes you have to work with what you’ve got!</b><p><i>Fake it ’til you make it</i> — We hear this advice all the time.<p>But, does the approach really work?<p>When …

Historical objects tell African-American story

<b>(CNN) —</b> Wendel White can't pinpoint where one of his photography projects ends and another begins.<p>Research for one series of photos inevitably leads him down another path.<p>"This is probably my greatest weakness: I don't know when a project is over," the artist and Stockton University professor said …

On the menu in Kenya: kale laced with lead and fries cooked in industrial oil

Food staples sold in open-air markets and supermarket chains in Kenya may be laced with toxins, according to a report by local media group the Nation.<p>Nutrition students at Kenyatta University in Nairobi found milk samples with higher-than-recommended amounts of hydrogen peroxide and formalin, …

French Fries

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A 7-day guide to the pursuit of happiness

It can take just minutes to break through a foul mood if you know the right tricks. Here are some scientifically tested methods to help you beat the blues.<p>In the drudgery of the everyday, it can be easy to become lost in boredom and self-pity. Yet some people seem remarkably resilient to life’s …

Censor or die: The death of Mexican news in the age of drug cartels

By Dana Priest<p>, Reporter<p><b>CONTROLLING THE STORY:</b> <i>This is the fifth installment in an ongoing series examining the human cost of reporting the news around the world.</i><p>REYNOSA, Mexico — As deadline descended on El Mañana’s newsroom and reporters rushed to file their stories, someone in the employ of a …

Mexico

Oscar Nominations 2016: The 10 Biggest Snubs and Surprises

From the depth of love for Mad Max and Room to the utterly surprising 100 Year Old Man, here‘s everything that raised our eyebrows this morning.<p>Now that the rush of the morning’s Oscar nominations announcement is behind us, we can take the time to breathe and figure out what we just saw. Did Cate …

What Life Would Be Like If I Loved Myself the Way I Loved You

<i>Originally published on Unwritten by Erin Pierce.</i><p>I should have loved myself with the love I gave to you. I should have told myself the encouraging things I told you when you were most vulnerable. I should have given myself the same chances that I gave to you.<p><i>And I didn't.</i><p>If there's one thing that I …

Positive Thinking