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Vietnam sees 2016 growth at 6.2 pct, aided by building boom

HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's economy is forecast to grow 6.2 percent in 2016, helped by a manufacturing and building boom.<p>The General Statistics …

Manufacturing Sector

Confirmed: This Is the Best Diet for Weight Loss in Your 20s

If romantic comedies, glossy magazine covers, and early reruns of <i>Sex and the City</i> are all you had to go off of, your 20s might seem like the best …

10 Snorkeling Spots You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

Sometimes the best views require a deeper dive.<p>Intrepid travelers know that when you’re exhausted from exploring historical sites, when you can’t …

Snorkel

FDA Approves First 'Artificial Pancreas' for Diabetes

The Food and Drug Administration has approved the first artificial pancreas — a cellphone-sized device that automatically takes care of checking a patient’s blood sugar and delivers lifesaving insulin as needed.<p>The surprise approval Wednesday — it wasn’t expected until next year sometime — means …

Diabetes

‘El Chapo’ Guzmán is not getting enough sleep, his attorney says

The leader of the Sinaloa cartel, who had been locked up in what has been described as the country’s most impenetrable prison, was recaptured in western Mexico after a shootout that left five dead.<p>The leader of the Sinaloa cartel, who had been locked up in what has been described as the country’s …

Mexico

There's A New Vegan-Ish Diet That's Changing The Rules

And it could make breakfast a lot more fun.<p>If you can't imagine abiding by the laws of veganism, a diet that excludes some of brunch's best offerings, you might be pleased to know about a new food fad that permits breakfast lovers to have their omelets and eat them, too.<p>Many not-quite-vegans are …

Eggs

An Alabama Man's Long, Nightmarish Quest for a New Murder Trial

Bill Kuenzel was convicted of murder in 1988 despite witnesses saying his co-worker was at the scene of the crime. 27 years later, will he get another hearing?<p>Just after 11 PM on November 9, 1987, a gunshot rang out at Joe Bob's Crystal Palace convenience store in Sylacauga, Alabama. Linda Offord, …

Death Row

Top Quality Fast Food Spots in Los Angeles, Fall 2017

Los Angeles is where fast food really took off, mainly due to cars, a desire for convenience, and inexpensive ingredients. Thankfully, Angelenos are starting to move past the mega chains like McDonald's and Jack in the Box in favor of smarter quick-service fare. Of course, the original great fast …

Winter Dinner Recipes

When the winter chill has crept up your spine, only a warm and inviting dinner can thaw you out. These recipes, from stews to roasts, are the perfect …

The Breakfast You Should Be Eating To Lose Weight

Add these foods to the morning menu to shed some pounds<p><b>Question:</b> What are the best foods to eat in the morning for weight loss? —<i>Dylan Maehrlein</i><p>One word: Protein. A slew of research shows that a high-protein breakfast, like eggs and bacon, trumps high-carb eats such as cereal. In addition to …

Ashley Olsen Murder: Italy Arrests Man Over Death of U.S. Woman

FLORENCE — A Senegalese migrant has been arrested in the murder of an American woman found strangled in Florence, Italian authorities said Thursday.<p>Thirty-five-year-old Ashley Olsen was found dead on Saturday in her apartment in the Italian city after her boyfriend — who reportedly had not heard …

Crime

Hit the Woods for a Healthier Workout

Sure, a brisk run or energetic walk through a lush green landscape is more pleasant than plodding along on a gym treadmill or slogging through dirty …

What’s the Best New Gear for Less Than $40?

We get really excited about the big-ticket items at Outdoor Retailer (just check out our Gear of the Show list for proof), but there’s a lot of great, usable stuff that doesn’t require a second mortgage<p><i>A:</i><p>Last week, the world’s top outdoor brands launched next season’s gear at the Outdoor Retailer …

Camping

Five Winter Getaways We Love Near San Francisco

Escape is just a short drive away.<p>Winter in the San Francisco Bay Area means many things. To the north, it means a romantic crowd-free weekend in …

Tea Sandwiches

These easy tea sandwich recipes include smoked salmon and preserved lemon tea sandwiches, cucumber-rye tea sandwiches and more delicious recipes.

Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you prefer a more expensive apartment with a shorter commute or a less expensive apartment with a long commute?<p>That's one of the many real world questions researchers at the University of British Columbia asked more than 4,600 participants in the latest study on happiness.<p>The …

Happiness

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

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Here's How $25 at Trader Joe's Makes a Week's Worth of Dinners

Takeout is lame.<p>Just because you can't splurge on expensive meals doesn't mean that you should compromise and sink to the levels of fast food. Oh, no, you are <i>so</i> much better than that.<p>Luckily for y'all, Spoon University has created a recipe series that is fast, easy, cheap, and takes the guesswork …

Michael Bauer Names His 10 Restaurants of the Year

Michael Bauer has a ton to say on his picks for the top 10 new restaurants of the year. Here’s your TL;DR version: <b>Cala</b> is Bauer’s numero uno for chef Gabriela Cámara’s ability to take "Mexican food to a new level." Rounding out the list are <b>AL’s Place</b> for successfully moving "vegetables to the …

10 healthy late-night snacks

Strawberry shake<p>Blend kefir (it's like a liquid yogurt), strawberries, and a teaspoon of honey for a refreshing protein shake that's also chock-full …

8 Awesome Places to Travel in February

1 of 8<p>Captiva & Sanibel Islands, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 8<p>New Zealand<p>3 of 8<p>Stowe, Vermont<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 8<p>Costa Rica<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 8<p>Santa Fe, …

Best Pizza in San Francisco

Ask anyone about America’s elite pizza cities and you’ll likely get the same old names at the top of the list—New York and its huge foldable slices …

The weirdest Bay Area crimes of 2015

The Bay Area is the epicenter of weird so it comes as no real surprise that our crime is just a little wackier too.<p>Now, we don't hold a candle to Florida crime, that's true. But Bay Area weird crime has a slightly different flavor to it. It's less bath salts gone wild and more domestic terrorists …

AP: Global supermarkets selling shrimp peeled by slaves

SAMUT SAKHON, Thailand (AP) — Every morning at 2 a.m., they heard a kick on the door and a threat: Get up or get beaten. For the next 16 hours, No. 31 and his wife stood in the factory that owned them with their aching hands in ice water. They ripped the guts, heads, tails and shells off shrimp …

The ultimate guide to eating in any city's Koreatown

As excitement for Korean food bubbles over like a pot of <i>doenjang jjigae</i> left on the burner, more and more adventurous eaters are being indoctrinated into the world of <i>kalbi</i>, oversized <i>mandu</i>, and <i>gamjatang</i>. But why now? For a cuisine that has long had to play catch up to the better-known foods of …

The 22 best small towns to visit in your lifetime

All around the globe, there are lots of small towns with an old-school atmosphere, incredible landscape, and an array of activities for travelers.<p>We've put together a list of 22 delightful small towns to visit around the world, from the coastal town of Positano, Italy, to Bled, Slovenia, whose …

The FBI's head of technology admitted that they imitate cell towers to catch suspects

Amy Hess, who heads up the agency's Operational Technology Division and the use of technology in investigations, made the admission in a profile published today by the Washington Post.<p>A zero-day is vulnerability in software that has yet to be exploited and the software's maker may not even be aware …

Surveillance