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Tamar Braxton Opens Up About Molestation, Her Nigerian Boo And Why She Called Iyanla Vanzant ‘A Devil’

Almost as soon as Tamar Braxton sat down to chat with Wendy Williams, it was apparent fans were in for some tea.<p>After showing off her shoes on …

Women of Color

The U.S. Has a Marijuana Legalization Catch-22 on Its Hands

Hypothetically speaking, the federal government could be in a lose-lose situation if it legalizes recreational cannabis.<p>Marijuana's momentum of late …

Cannabis

Texas Man Allegedly Shot Women Drivers Because He Doesn't Believe Women Should Drive

A Texas man who allegedly shot and injured several women drivers has been accused of targeting them because he believes only men should be allowed to …

ESPN Releases New Final 4 Prediction After Virginia’s Loss

The NCAA Tournament’s first round is nearly complete. Add in the fact that the unthinkable just happened, and it’s made for a crazy day.<p>Thursday …

Mueller Is Teaching This Country a Lesson on the Nature of Corruption

Everything Donald Trump touches turns to, well...<p>Another player in the drama has appeared on the scene, and his presence in the ensemble is another measure of how widely Robert Mueller is spreading his nets to trawl through the muck and slime that composes the business empire of the current …

Awful scandal porn: Nunberg gone wild

MSNBC dubbed it "a historic interview." CNN's Jake Tapper called it "a <i>wild</i> edition of 'The Lead.'" Drudge's banner headline, with a cable screengrab: …

Nanette Fabray, star of stage, screen and TV, dies at 97

Movies<p>LOS ANGELES — Nanette Fabray, the vivacious actress, singer and dancer who became a star in Broadway musicals, on television as Sid Caesar's comic foil and in such hit movies as "The Band Wagon," has died at age 97.<p>Fabray died Thursday at her home in Palos Verdes Estates, her son, Dr. Jamie …

Comedian Marty Allen, best known for 'hello dere,' dies at age 95

His catchphrase was “hello dere.” Now we say goodbye.<p>Marty Allen, the bug-eyed comedian and staple of variety shows, died Monday night in Las Vegas. …

Chinese Tourists Are Taking Over the Earth, One Selfie at a Time

One of the strongest drivers of global economic growth isn’t factories or financial services or internet startups, it’s what we do when we’re not …

WATCH: Luis Gutierrez Storms Out Of Trump's Speech Over 'USA!' Chant

Democratic Rep. Luis Gutierrez (IL), who is not seeking reelection in 2018, stormed out of President Donald Trump's State of the Union address …

President Trump's ambitious agenda: 7 things to watch in 2018

WASHINGTON — President Trump may have big policy plans for 2018, but political distractions are likely to shadow prospects of big legislative achievements.<p>White House officials said Trump wants to rein in the threat from North Korea and list four top domestic priorities on his 2018 agenda: …

Spiteful Brewing opens taproom Saturday after 5-year wait

Brewery ownership is a long game.<p>What seems like a fun career and bringing joy to the masses quickly gives way to grueling 12-hour workdays, untenably low salaries and brewing beer in 400-square-foot basements.<p>Such was the case for Spiteful Brewing, which debuted in 2012 at the perfect time: A new …

This Is the Cookie That Will Win the Cookie Swap

As a <i>Southern Living</i> editor, I probably shouldn’t be admitting to this, but here it goes: I am not a baker. Believe me, I’ve tried—really tried—after …

Million Dollar Pound Cake

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy. (The butter will become a lighter yellow color; this is an …

Why this CEO gives his employees $2,000 a year to go on vacation

The CEO of a marketing and advertising company is not only allowing his employees unlimited vacation, he's giving them $2,000 to spend on it.<p>Mark Douglas, the CEO of SteelHouse, does it for a simple reason. He has found that happy employees make productive and loyal employees.<p>"I actually want you …

Locked And Loaded: 5 Risk Indicators To Watch

The heated rhetoric between the leaders of the United States and North Korea continues to flow. The associated uncertainty can be unsettling for …

Stock Markets

Argentina activist missing after indigenous people evicted from Benetton land

Santiago Maldonado was last seen when security forces evicted Mapuche Indians from land owned by clothing company<p>Argentina’s government has offered a reward for information about the whereabouts of a missing activist who was last seen when security forces evicted a group of Mapuche Indians from …

Higher-cost crude could squeeze margins at U.S. refiners | Reuters

Casey Anthony's Lawyer Claims She Had a 'Blackout' of Daughter Caylee's Death

It’s a question that may never be answered: What, exactly, happened to Caylee Anthony?<p>When the 2-year-old girl’s remains were found near her home in …

Everything you need to know about heart palpitations

In general, people are unaware of their heartbeat. A heart palpitation is when someone has a heightened awareness of their heartbeat because it does …

One-month sugar detox: A nutritionist explains how and why

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you've read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox.<p>But whether you've considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you're probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as …

Detox

Factory shooting leaves 2 teens without mother or father

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A devoted father always photographing the games of his teenagers, now orphaned by a workplace shooting. A loving husband who …

What is Lost When a Calorie is Burned?

<i>What is lost when a calorie is burned?</i><p><b>Bart Loews:</b><p>According to the laws of thermodynamics, nothing. In terms of your body, it’s not terribly helpful …

10 junk foods you didn't know were vegan

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• Despite not being able to eat meat, dairy, or eggs, Vegans don't only eat vegetables all day.</b><b><br>• Surprisingly, some of your favorite snacks are vegan, such as Oreos, Sun Chips, and Reese's Puffs.</b><p>There are more people turning to the vegan lifestyle now than ever before. Being …

The Zambian “Afronaut” Who Wanted to Join the Space Race

At the height of the Cold War, a schoolteacher launched the Zambian Space Program with a dozen aspiring teen-age astronauts. Was he unfairly mocked?<p>My country was born on October 24, 1964. The former British protectorate of Northern Rhodesia, taking its new name from the great Zambezi River, would …

The Blackwashing of President Obama’s Legacy 

There is a deeply embedded danger in the collective black American consciousness to defend the cultural and political blackness of President Barack …

​Orwell: The surveillance game that puts you in Big Brother's shoes

"Big Brother has arrived -- and it's you."<p>As CNET's resident privacy nark, I didn't need much convincing to play a game all about social engineering and online surveillance.<p>But when I stepped into my role as a new recruit for the fictional Orwell internet surveillance program, I didn't expect to …

8 Short Architectural Texts You Need To Know

<b>Update:</b> <i>We've added links to help you find these books for purchase and, in 5 of 8 cases, tracked down a way you can read them online for free!</i><p>Quality …