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The Best Slow Cooker Meatballs for Supper

Though I can still hardly believe it, I am already in my third trimester of pregnancy. I'm only counting down the weeks and days now and the big day is approaching quickly. With the impending arrival of a fourth baby to my already busy house, I am taking meal planning very seriously these days. …

Who Are the Yazidis, the Ancient, Persecuted Religious Minority Struggling to Survive in Iraq?

The U.S. contemplates sending military aircraft and possible ground troops to rescue the Yazidis, as more American military advisers arrive in Iraq to help plan an evacuation of the displaced people.<p>For their beliefs, they have been the target of hatred for centuries. Considered heretical devil …

Ebola virus: Liberia health system 'falling apart'

<b>Liberia's information minister has admitted that the country's health care system has been overwhelmed by the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.</b><p>Lewis Brown told the BBC the system had been "overtaxed" by the outbreak, but that authorities were doing their best in the face of an unprecedented …

Disease

ISIL Kills At Least 500 Yazidis, Burying Some Alive Says Iraq Minister

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>At least 500 members of Iraq's Yazidi minority in northern Iraq have been been killed by ISIL, …

Iraq crisis: Troops swell in Baghdad amid ISIS threat, humanitarian nightmare

A crisis so dire that families are fleeing to Syria. A militant threat so strong that U.S. forces are striking from the sky. And political strife so tense that it could derail hopes for government stability.<p>As Iraq's political and humanitarian crises escalate at the same time, foreign countries are …

World Cup viewing guide: USA! USA! USA! USA! (and Germany-Portugal)

Germany vs. Portugal (12:00 p.m. ET)<p><b>Where:</b> Arena Fonte Nova, Salvador. You know, the part of Brazil where Anthony Bourdain gets drunk on caipirinhas and makes you hate him even more for having his job.<p><b>What I'm watching Germany for:</b> Their lineup, mostly, since injuries have forced some spectacular …

For love of country

 Tweet Share on Twitter Share Share on Facebook Pin Pinterest 24 Comments ⋆ Rec Recommend this Post 13<p>In theory, you could support the U.S. Men’s National Team without really loving America, but it would be a waste of emotion. If you weren’t bound by blood or dirt to this country — if you could …

England v Uruguay: Daniel Sturridge insists he will do anything for an England win

Liverpool and England striker insists it is possible to put in maximum effort without breaking the laws of the game<p>Daniel Sturridge says he "will do anything in my power" to defeat Uruguay in Sao Paulo on Thursday and get England’s World Cup campaign back on track.<p>Responding to Gus Poyet’s comment …

Soccer

Landon Donovan Proves He's A Seriously Good Sport After World Cup Snub

Even after being left off the 2014 U.S. World Cup team roster, Landon Donovan is shredding any sense of doubt that he's always in the game.<p>Donovan proved he's a good sport despite the snub in a new ad posted to YouTube Monday by EA Sports. In the ad, Donovan, donning a USA robe, hoists the World …

Uruguay striker Luis Suárez says he is '100 per cent' fit for 2014 World Cup meeting with England

Liverpool striker hopes to upset Premier League team-mates in Group D meeting while claiming that England have 'defensive deficiencies'<p>Luis Suárez has declared himself 100 per cent fit for <b>Uruguay</b>’s crucial World Cup meeting with <b>England</b> on Thursday and vowed to exploit the defensive weaknesses of <b>Roy</b> …

Jozy Altidore Goes Down With Hamstring Injury In Wild Opener For U.S. At World Cup (GIF)

U.S. striker Jozy Altidore suffered a left hamstring injury during the frenetic first half of the team's opening match in the 2014 World Cup against Ghana. In the 21st minute, Altidore pulled up during an attacking run and immediately appeared to be in pain. The sight of the 24-year-old forward …

John Brooks puts United States up with a dramatic header

The United States were getting pummelled by Ghana. They deserved to concede many times before Andre Ayew equalized. But it doesn't matter, because thanks to John Brooks, USA are 2-1 ahead deep in the second half.<p>That's the first goal ever for a USMNT substitute in the World Cup.

USA star Dempsey shatters Ghana with his toe, his heart, his nose

Despite breaking his nose in the first half, the American captain proved his toughness and helped lead his squad to a thrilling 2-1 victory against rival Ghana.<p>There was no need for a medical degree in order to diagnose Clint Dempsey’s injury. Heck, a tree surgeon could have gotten it right from …