Margie Stewart

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Our Favorite Types of Peonies

Alison Miksch<p>‘Edulis Superba’<p>This medium-size bloom has been popular for nearly two centuries and is loved for its strong fragrance. Luckily for its …

8 Easy Anti-Inflammatory Chicken Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Gut health is on everyone’s mind these days — for good reason. Eating plenty of anti-inflammatory foods balances the levels of good and bad bacteria …

Cooking

Banana Bread Bars with Brown Butter Frosting Recipe

"Banana bread bars with brown butter frosting."<p>Ingredients<p>Bars:<p>1 1/2 cups white sugar<p>1 cup sour cream<p>1/2 cup butter, softened<p>2 eggs<p>1 3/4 cups mashed …

Salted or Unsalted? When to Use the Right Butter

Chefs, cookbook authors, Instagram baking influencers, even our Test Kitchen Professionals are always espousing the necessity of unsalted butter. <i>It</i> …

Dessert

All-Crust Sheet Pan Chicken Pot Pie

If your favorite part of the chicken pot pie is the crust, we've got you covered. This creamy version is topped with acres of light and flaky pastry …

Booker to DHS chief: Your amnesia is complicit - CNN Video

Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ) admonishes Secretary of Homeland Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen for forgetting President Trump's comments in which he is reported to have referred to Haiti and African nations as "shithole countries," saying her "silence and amnesia is complicit."

Amnesia

Obama explains 'what the Russians exploited' in new interview with Letterman

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former President Barack Obama weighed in on the potential consequences of Russian meddling in social media platforms during the 2016 election in a new interview with David Letterman.<p>"What the Russians exploited, but it was already here, is we are operating in completely different …

Social Media

Former RNC Chairman Michael Steele believes Trump is racist

Following President Trump's derogatory comments about Haiti and African countries, former RNC Chairman and MSNBC contributor Michael Steele confirmed …

Don Lemon Drops the Hammer on 'Racist' Trump's 'Ignorant' Supporters

Donald Trump is a racist. We already knew this. He's proven it over and over again, including—but certainly not limited to—the time he publicly …

A Racist in the Oval Office

Donald Trump grew up in a wealthy white enclave in Queens, and he first came to public attention in 1973, when the Justice Department sued his father’s real-estate company for refusing to rent apartments to people “because of race and color.” (Trump strongly denied the charges, which eventually led …

6 Dramatic Moments in Trump’s Unusual Immigration Session

“The West Wing” met “The Apprentice” on Tuesday when President Trump presided over an extraordinary meeting, later broadcast on television, of lawmakers from both parties debating policy in the cabinet room. On the table: immigration.<p>Over the course of about 55 minutes, members of both the House …

Republicans

Walmart Pulls T-Shirts That Hint At Lynching Journalists

Walmart has removed a controversial T-shirt with a simple message — "Rope. Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED" — from its website, after the Radio Television Digital News Association sent the largest retailer in the U.S. a note flagging the shirt's message.<p>As RTDNA said, the shirt was being …

Journalism

14 Roasted Vegetable Recipes You Have to Try This Fall

These healthy dishes star seasonal veggies roasted to perfection—and you'll want to make them all autumn long.

Televangelist Pat Robertson links Las Vegas attack to 'disrespect' for Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> Right-wing televangelist and one-time presidential candidate Pat Robertson on Monday linked the Las Vegas massacre to "disrespect" for President Donald Trump and the National Anthem.<p>"Ladies and gentlemen, I'm trying to make sense of this, I'm sure you are. ... Violence in the streets. Why …

Donald Trump

The three best trees for tiny spaces

Pick the wrong tree and in a few years it will swallow up every inch of precious space<p>For those of us with only postage stamp-size gardens to play with, perhaps the very hardest decision to get right is trees. Pick the wrong one and in a few short years it will swallow up every inch of precious …

Gardening

Buttermilk Chess Pie

Serves 8 to 10<p>Ingredients<p>1 All-Butter Pie Crust, prebaked<br>• 3/4cup sugar<br>• 3/4teaspoon cinnamon<br>• 3tablespoons all-purpose flour<br>• 1/2teaspoon kosher …

Donald Trump’s Bullying Tactics Are Backfiring Spectacularly

“Bully pulpit” is one of those deceptive phrases that mean the exact opposite of what they seem to. It was coined by Theodore Roosevelt in reference …

'Impeach Donald Trump' billboard pops up on the San Francisco Bay Bridge

Motorists on the Bay Bridge were greeted Monday morning by President Donald Trump's face, along with the word "impeach" in all caps, according to reports from KTVU and NBC.<p>The east-facing video billboard that will remain on the bridge through October 1 was paid for by the California-based Courage …

What Steve Mnuchin gets totally wrong about free speech

<b>(CNN) —</b> Lost amid Donald Trump's swirl of tweets about NFL players who sit or kneel during the national anthem were some decidedly odd comments by Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin about the 1st Amendment.<p>Here's what Mnuchin told CNN's Jake Tapper on "State of the Union" Sunday morning when asked …

Donald Trump

Crockpot Roast Beef Dinner

This classic crockpot roast beef dinner recipe is a fabulous and easy meal in one dish. Be sure to read How to Cook Pot Roast before you begin for …

White House stonewalls Capitol Hill over records in Russia probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tension is rising between congressional investigators probing Russia meddling and the Trump administration, as the White House and Justice Department withhold a number of records sought by Capitol Hill at a critical time in the investigations.<p>Operating on parallel tracks from special …

Donald Trump

4 reasons Trump thinks NFL players are a good target (and 1 big reason he's wrong)

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Friday night, President Donald Trump began a full frontal assault against NFL players who refused to stand during the national anthem -- deriding them as "sons of bitches." On Sunday night, he was still at it, tweeting: "Sports fans should never condone players that do not …

Donald Trump

Northern Nights to become first U.S. music festival to host a Cannabis Garden

In 2016, California voters passed Proposition 64, finally making it legal for smoking, growing and possessing marijuana recreationally in the state. …

The Only Cake Recipe You'll Need This Summer

My friend Jodi Rhoden started baking cakes out of her Barbie-pink house in Asheville, North Carolina in 2006. The venture became so popular, so fast, that she opened a bakery, and wrote a cookbook about Southern cake ladies, the home bakers everyone around town knows to call up for a birthday …

Dessert

Supreme Court to hear partisan gerrymandering case

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court will take up the most important gerrymandering case in more than a decade, it announced Monday.<p>The case involves district lines in Wisconsin that challengers say were drawn unconstitutionally to benefit Republicans. The case could have a major impact on how …

North Carolina

Comey: White House Lied 'Plain and Simple' About Firing

WASHINGTON — Fired FBI Director James Comey testified Thursday that he was "confused" and "concerned" when President Donald Trump told the public he was firing him for undermining the morale of the agency he had led since 2013.<p>"Those were lies, plain and simple," Comey said.<p>The Trump …

Donald Trump

The Russia Investigations Are a Joke

The Kremlin messed with American democracy, and Congress can’t be bothered to get to the bottom of it?<p>What if they gave a probe, and nobody probed?<p>During the 2016 elections, America was subjected to the most serious cyberattack in our nation’s history: a methodical assault by a hostile foreign …

Donald Trump

White House unveils dramatic plan to overhaul tax code in major test for Trump

President Trump’s call for a dramatic overhaul of the tax code sets in motion his most ambitious legislative initiative to date, testing whether he can cut the deal of his life on an issue that has long bedeviled Washington.<p>On Wednesday, Trump issued a one-page outline for changes to the tax code, …

Finance

Trump to propose large increase in deductions Americans can claim on their taxes

President Trump on Wednesday plans to call for a significant increase in the standard deduction people can claim on their tax returns, potentially putting thousands of dollars each year into the pockets of tens of millions of Americans, according to two people briefed on the plan.<p>The change is one …

Finance

Dorie Greenspan Joined Our Baking Club, Have You?

This month, our newly launched Baking Club kicked off by baking their way through Dorie Greenspan's latest cookbook, Dorie's Cookies.<p>Now, we're excited to announce that Dorie herself has joined the club and is ready and waiting to answer your questions. Just head over to Facebook, request to join …

Dessert