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Miami-Dade County mayor heeds Trump's call, effectively ending 'sanctuary' status

At least one leader of a liberal-leaning municipality is ready to comply with President Trump’s new immigration mandates.<p>Miami-Dade County Mayor Carlos Gimenez ordered county jails on Thursday to immediately comply with federal immigration detention requests. Since 2013, Miami-Dade had refused to …

Immigration

How to Choose the Right Charcoal for Your Grill

Grilling charcoal this summer? Us, too. Here are a few of your options.<p>Here at <i>Bon Appétit</i>, we love grilling over charcoal. Gas just can’t come close to delivering the intense, even wall of wicked-high heat that a bed of glowing-orange coals produces. However, not all charcoal is created equal. …

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

4 Ways Traveling the World Makes You a Better Person

If you’re reading this blog, you’ve probably tried a host of self-improvement strategies. Meditating, exercising, journaling… but what about …

Costa Rica

How the Revolution Forged Washington

George Washington entered the Revolution as a member of Virginia’s planter aristocracy who still toasted the king. He emerged at its end thinking of …

5 smartphone innovations coming in 2015

Think that brand-new smartphone in your pocket is pretty cool? In just a few short months it’ll be officially obsolete. In early 2015, the first …

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Charles Barkley and the Plague of 'Unintelligent' Blacks

A history of respectability politics, from the postbellum period to today<p>Charles Barkley recently explained why "we as black people are never going to be successful." His reasoning is painful:<p>"We as black people are never going to be successful, not because of you white people, but because of other …

Ash From Pokémon Is Insanely Strong

Okay, so Ash is a big loser as a Pokémon Trainer. But damn, that kid is a physical marvel.<p>The perpetual ten year-old has showed off his muscle power …

Pokémon

Best of the Hotline: How to Save Fresh Herbs

<i>Some questions on the Hotline have staying power, and for good reason -- they cover the questions we ask ourselves time and time again. Join us as we revisit some of the most popular.</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Keep those fresh herbs going all through fall and winter.</i><p>As summer winds down, you might be wondering how you …

August 2013

12 Must-Read Books For Fall

From the true story of a woman's 15 months in captivity to Oprah's Super Soulful Book of the Month, these reads will amaze you.<p><b>Enon by Paul Harding</b><p>Paul Harding’s novel <i>Tinkers</i> won the Pulitzer Prize; its stunning successor, <i>Enon</i> (Random House), only raises the bar. In this strangely beguiling story, …

Photographer Documents Her Own Pregnancy in Striking Selfies

Buenos Aires-based photographer Sophie Starzenski shows just how much women's bodies change during pregnancy with this stunning series called <i>40 Weeks and a Mirror</i>. She's combined two growing trends, “the selfie” (a a self-portrait taken with a camera or phone) and pregnancy progression portraits, …