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The Food Lab: How to Make the Best Creamy Chicken Enchiladas

Growing up, my enchiladas came in two forms. The first was the creamy, cheese-packed enchilada casserole that my mom used to make. I'm fairly certain it was created by combining chicken thighs with some canned green chilies, a tub of sour cream, a pack of grated Jack cheese, and a packet of …

The World of Buttercreams: 6 Varieties to Try at Home

Let me start this lengthy guide with a very simple, but often overlooked, tip: don't ever serve buttercream—any kind of buttercream—cold. Don't do it! Why? Because cold buttercream is very, very firm, which makes it way less creamy and a whole lot more like you're just eating sweet cold butter. So …

Oregon police arrest second man believed involved in Portland school shooting | Reuters

(Reuters) - Police in Oregon have arrested a teen believed to have been involved in a shooting outside an Oregon high school that wounded four people, including three teenagers, officials said on Sunday.<p>Marquel Dugas, 18, was booked into the Multnomah County Jail on Saturday on a probation …

California receives U.S. funding for earthquake early-warning system

California has received congressional funding to begin rolling out an earthquake early-warning system next year, capping nearly a decade of planning, setbacks and technological breakthroughs, officials said Sunday.<p>Scientists have long planned to make such a system available to some schools, fire …

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Mom Tries To Comfort Sons As They Die Trapped In Burning RV

An Idaho woman lived a mother’s nightmare Monday when she found herself locked out of a burning mobile home where her three children were trapped inside.<p>Heather Green was smoking outside of her home in Twin Falls Monday when one of her two young sons pushed the door shut, the Twin Falls Times News …

Two studies find big jump in teen use of e-cigarettes

Two new studies have found that far more kids are using electronic cigarettes than previously reported, raising fears that the products could hook another generation on nicotine even as cigarette use is falling.<p>About 25% of high school students in Connecticut and 29% of teens in Hawaii have used …

N.C. teen's hanging death ruled a suicide; mother says it was a lynching

Claudia Lacy says she can accept anything: even that her youngest son committed suicide -- if it's proven and explained to her.<p>However, she says, local and state investigators have done neither to support their theory that Lennon Lacy hanged himself one summer night.<p>"That's all I've ever asked for: …

North London stabbing: five boys arrested after row over access to party

Four suspects aged 13 to 14 bailed while one remains in custody following death of 52-year-old man in Edmonton<p>Five boys aged 13 and 14 were arrested on suspicion of murder after a 52-year-old man was stabbed to death in north London when a row over access to a party “escalated into a shocking act …

Mexico missing students: Protesters clash with police

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1131000/1131678_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524648185_2154bcccc3c54605228af9e324caaa7b<p><b>Mexican police have clashed with protesters organising a concert in the city of Chilpancingo in support of a group of 43 students who went missing</b> …

Mexico

Power outages hit White House, federal buildings in D.C.

Several federal buildings in downtown Washington lost power for a short time Monday morning as a result of a "transformer explosion" at the Office of Personnel Management, according to D.C. Police Spokesman Araz Alali.<p>Outages were reported at the White House, State Department and Federal Reserve. …

Denmark challenges Russia and Canada over North Pole

<b>Denmark has presented a claim to the UN, arguing that the area surrounding the North Pole is connected to the continental shelf of Greenland, a Danish autonomous territory.</b><p>Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard said it was a "historic and important milestone" for Denmark.<p>Canada and Russia have already …

United Nations

Month to Go: November Keeps 2014 on Track for Warmest Year on Record

Global Warming

California braces for driver's license applications from undocumented immigrants | Fox News

California is boosting its Department of Motor Vehicles operations to meet the huge demand for driver’s licenses for undocumented immigrants it will begin issuing in January.<p>The state DMV has opened four new offices, and hired nearly 1,000 new workers to help manage an expected 1.4 million …

Countdown to extinction: There are only 5 northern white rhinos left in the world

The death of a rhino in San Diego this weekend puts the species one step closer to being wiped out entirely<p>One of the world's six remaining northern white rhinos died Sunday at the San Diego Zoo Safari Park, U-T San Diego reports, leaving the species just five members away from …

80 Members Of Congress Urge Repealing Ban On Gay Men Donating Blood

Democratic members of Congress sent a letter to Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell Monday saying they were "deeply troubled" by a panel's recommendation to relax the ban instead of repealing it altogether.<p>Along with 78 other congressional Democrats, Senators Elizabeth Warren and …

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VA recruits IBM's Watson to aid doctors

The Department of Veterans Affairs is enlisting Big Blue and its computing tech Watson to aid physicians caring for veterans.<p>On Monday, IBM and the VA announced primary care physicians working for the agency will use Watson to track the growing amount of medical data. The VA will also use Watson to …

Indian court allows dead guru to 'meditate'

Devotees of a dead guru who has been in a freezer in northern India since January won a court battle delaying his cremation for at least another seven weeks.<p>Supporters had approached the court in Punjab state seeking a delay on an earlier order for the cremation of Hindu "godman" Ashutosh Maharaj, …

Texas police officer uses stun gun on 76-year-old during routine traffic stop

Local police chief announces investigation into Nathaniel Robinson’s use of stun gun, after pulling mechanic over for a class C misdemeanour<p>A Texas police officer is under investigation for using a stun gun on a 76-year-old mechanic he had pulled over for an expired inspection certificate.<p>In …