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America's Largest Mental Hospital Is a Jail

At Cook County, where a third of those incarcerated suffer from psychological disorders, officials are looking for ways to treat inmates less like prisoners and more like patients.<p>It was 9 o’clock in the morning at Cook County Jail, but in the subterranean holding cells where dozens await their …

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Epic tragedy: 800,000 Nigerian kids displaced by Boko Haram, violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> The abduction of more than 200 schoolgirls a year ago this week captured global attention and inspired the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls, but the horrors for Nigeria's children are widespread.<p>"Around 800,000 children have been forced to flee their homes as a result of the conflict in northeast …

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Meat Loaf

Syria girls: Shamima Begum used older sister's passport

<b>One of the three schoolgirls believed to be heading to Syria to join Islamic State militants flew to Turkey on her older sister's passport, it has been confirmed.</b><p>Shamima Begum, 15, used the passport of her 17-year-old sister Aklima to leave the UK on Tuesday.<p>The other girls are Amira Abase, 15, and …

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Why does China attach different animal signs to each lunar year?

Traditional astrology in China attaches different animal signs to each lunar year in a cycle of 12 years - but some folklorists say it does not matter which one, as the zodiac sign was originally chosen for the Chinese character's auspicious connotation<p>China's coming lunar new year has stirred a …

25 Dumplings for Chinese New Year and Beyond

Whether we’re talking gnocchi or dim sum, we’ve yet to meet a dumpling we haven’t liked. By design, they know how to deliver pure comfort in just a bite or three, and this collection of 25 parcels all bundled up in a thin wrap is no exception. You’ll find an assortment of traditional Chinese …

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Chinese feast: Year of the lobster?

<b>Dumplings, red packets of money, long noodles symbolizing long life, fireworks at midnight - all of these are traditional Chinese trappings of Asian Lunar New Year celebrations happening around the globe.</b><p>This year, however, many Chinese tables will feature a new, unlikely addition to their …

New England

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Snowden cheers Oscar win

“Citizenfour” took home the top documentary prize at Sunday night’s Oscars, and the man at the center of the film sent along his congratulations from Russia.<p>NSA leaker Edward Snowden, whose girlfriend was on stage for the acceptance speech, sent along a statement through the American Civil …

List of 2015 Oscar winners

Partial list of winners at Sunday's 87th annual Academy Awards presented by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.<p>Best picture: "Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)."<p>Actor: Eddie Redmayne, "The Theory of Everything."<p>Actress: Julianne Moore, "Still Alice."<p>Supporting actor: J.K. …

A month after kosher market attack, French Jews plan an exodus

SAINT-MANDÉ, France — For all her 30 years, Jennifer Sebag has lived in a community that embodies everything modern Europe is supposed to be.<p>Inclusive, integrated, peaceful and prosperous, the elegant city of Saint-Mandé — hard against Paris’s eastern fringe — has been a haven for Jews like Sebag …

Why You Should Start Prepping for the Super Bowl Right Now

The key to throwing a Super Bowl party you can actually enjoy: prep now, and leave just a few things to do before kickoff.<p>The key to throwing a Super Bowl party you can actually enjoy? Do your shopping today, prep a couple of items a day over the rest of the week, and pull everything together just …

The search for AirAsia Flight QZ8501: Where things stand

Searchers looking for more bodies and wreckage from AirAsia Flight QZ8501 continue to be hindered by tough weather conditions.<p>Ships, planes and helicopters are being used to try to find victims of the disaster. Most of the people on board the flight remain missing, and search teams are still …

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10 Crazy-Good Holiday Cocktail Party Recipes

<b>1. Cocktail Meatballs</b><p>Throw away those old kitschy cocktail meatball recipes that call for grape jelly and frozen meatballs -- these are easy-to-make and so much better. You'll love that the meatballs are baked, not fried, and the sweet and tangy sauce is ready in under 15 minutes. Just be sure to …

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50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

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Boonville a wine town with rustic charm

Boonville, at the beginning of the Anderson Valley appellation (the wine-growing region that stretches along California Highway 128) sometimes feels like a place beyond the frontier. It even has its own dialect, known as "boontling." Yet you'll find charm in this Mendocino County outpost that you …

A swarm of earthquakes buzzes under Nevada

Hundreds of small earthquakes have rumbled under northwestern Nevada like a seismic drumroll since midsummer, and in recent days, they have built to a crescendo.<p>This does not necessarily mean a big one will come, state seismologists said, but they added that it's good to be prepared, just in …