Laurie-anna Brushingham

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Dress Up, Dress Down: What's Smart Now

"I don't know what to wear!" I hear it all the time. From weddings to weekends, boardrooms to black tie, it's a sartorial minefield out there. The …

11 most interesting moments of the GOP debate

Rubio engages Trump, Trump praises Planned Parenthood and more.<p>Donald Trump took center-stage Thursday night in Houston as the irrefutable front-runner in the final Republican debate before Super Tuesday. Flanking the billionaire, Sens. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio sought to make clear that the quest …

Republicans

In the Wake of the Zika Virus, Should Humans Try to Eradicate Mosquitoes?

A worker sprays DDT directly into a water supply during the National Malaria Eradication Program. (Photo: CDC Public Health Image Library, …

Public Health

FOUND: A California ‘Sin Ship’ Wreck, Revealed by El Niño

The SS Monte Carlo (Photo: Jamie Lantzy/Wikimedia)<p>On the coast of Coronado, California, there’s a ship buried in the sand—the wreckage of the SS …

Monte Carlo

9 Surprisingly Easy Dishes Top Chefs Always Cook at Home

Whether or not you’re a cooking enthusiast, we all have a go-to meal we can prepare with our eyes closed. Maybe it’s your grandma’s pasta recipe or a simple green salad with homemade dressing. Whatever it is, it’s hassle-free and always hits the spot. Professional chefs share this mind-set, too; …

Eggs

The Perfect Vodka Soda Is an Art and a Science

From the proper glassware to the right club soda, there are rules to this classic cocktail.<p><i>Bon Appétit editor in chief Adam Rapoport is particular about his cocktails. Despite seeming simple ("You've got your liquor and you've got your fizzy stuff"), there are a few very important elements to keep</i> …

Vodka

After Ramadi, U.S. and Allies Face Dilemma in Fight Against Islamic State

Three options: carry on, escalate or quit fight against militant group<p>The fall of Ramadi, the capital of Iraq’s largest province, has bared the weaknesses in the American strategy against Islamic State.<p>Evaluating how to respond, the U.S. and Western allies face three potential paths—to keep going …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Israel Misses Gas-Wealth Opportunities

Political feuding, bureaucracy delay development of biggest gas field<p>TEL AVIV—Israel couldn’t believe its luck when huge natural-gas deposits were found in its waters five years ago. There was hopeful talk of cementing regional peace with pipelines to energy-hungry neighbors, and of plentiful gas …

Natural Gas

Almost 100,000 children starving in Yemen's al-Hodeidah

The UN children's agency says 96,000 children are starving and close to death in the port city of al-Hodeidah.<p>It estimates nearly 8,000 children will suffer from severe malnutrition in the southern port city of Aden in the next year.<p>Already, almost two million children across the country do not …

Middle East

The Embarrassment of Christmas!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas!<p>Trees and lights. Congested malls and laughing Santas. Candlelight services and family reunions.<p>It's a wonderful, exhausting, and hectic time of year. As a matter of fact, if we can stay busy enough, if we can just keep ourselves distracted, we might even …

North Koreans ‘ordered’ to style their hair like Kim Jong-un

We've heard this story before. North Korea, the mysterious hermit kingdom with the not-so-funny megalomaniac dictator, is apparently ordering all its young men to get a haircut. Not just any cut, though: specifically, the formidable Brylcreamed bouffant of their leader, Kim Jong-Un.<p>According to …

North Korea

Trafficking gang that sexually exploited hundreds of women jailed

A gang of traffickers behind the sexual exploitation of at least 250 women across 50 brothels in the UK has been jailed in one of the largest cases of its kind.<p>Seven men and four women, aged from 29 to 53 and all from Hungary, were arrested after a woman forced to work as a prostitute escaped from …

Judiciary

Animal pictures of the week: 25 September 2015 - Telegraph

Cute Animals

Bali suitcase murder: U.S. couple allegedly got killing tips from relative

<b>(CNN) —</b> A U.S. couple who beat the girlfriend's mother to death and stuffed her body in a suitcase in Indonesia got killing tips from the boyfriend's cousin, court documents show.<p>Heather Mack, 19, and her boyfriend, Tommy Schaefer, 21, were found guilty in last year's killing of Sheila von …

Crime

New Pentagon rules may change war reporting

Media watchdog organizations have expressed shock and concern that reporters could be treated as "unprivileged belligerents" under the Defense Department's new Law of War Manual, which provides guidance for US commanders and others.<p>The Pentagon has insisted it "supports and respects the vital work …

Perfect Imperfection: Photographer Documents The Beauty Of Animals With Disabilities

From dogs with three legs, to cats born without eyes, Perfect Imperfection celebrates the intrinsic beauty of animals who have overcome adversity and …

Wildlife groups say 41 tigers have died in India in seven months

Conservationists say India is not doing enough to protect tigers six months after country claimed tiger population was growing fast<p>Six months after India boasted that its tiger population was growing fast, conservationists said 41 big cats had already died this year and worried that the country was …

Wildlife

Beyond Cecil the Lion: The grisly and unethical world of wildlife killing contests

Every year across the United States, thousands of animals are slaughtered in state-sanctioned gun-fests<p>Across America, wildlife-killing contests (WKCs) — multi-day gun events that often award prizes to the person who kills the most — are increasing in number and scope.More than 250 WKCs happened …

Salma Hayek on Children, on Love and Kahlil Gibran's the Prophet

When a Hollywood superstar strives to help heal the world, just a little, I'm impressed. But when a movie star does it over and over again, uses her influence to create projects that help bridge the divide and help us understand "the other" we're so often afraid of, I can't help but call her a …

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Trial Date Set For Charleston Shooting Suspect Dylann Roof

A judge in South Carolina set a trial date of July 11, 2016, for Dylann Roof, the man accused of killing nine people in a shooting at the Emanuel AME church in Charleston, S.C., in June.<p>NPR's Carrie Johnson reported last week that Roof faces state charges, "including murder and a weapons offense. …

Dylann Roof

Israel’s stolen children: where is UNICEF Israel?

Marianne Azizi writes on the reluctance of UNICEF’s branch in Israel to support a planned 50 mile walk to raise awareness about Israel’s stolen …

Israel