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Obama issues a new warning against 'strongman politics'

The remarks come one day after Trump was widely rebuked for publicly cozying up to Putin.<p>Former President Barack Obama warned on Tuesday of “a politics of fear and resentment and retrenchment,” delivering a rebuke of the nationalist, right-wing brand of politics for which President Donald Trump has …

Donald Trump

Federal judge pauses deportations of reunited families

<b>(CNN) —</b> Dozens, if not hundreds, of parents separated from their children at the border may have already been deported.<p>A federal judge said on Monday that, at least for now, more couldn't join them.<p>San Diego-based US District Judge Dana Sabraw ordered the US government to temporarily pause …

Immigration

Trump walks back remarks on Putin, affirms support for U.S. intelligence

WASHINGTON – Seeking to quell the furor over his apparent embrace of Vladimir Putin, President Trump said Tuesday he accepts the U.S. intelligence community's assessment that Russians interfered with the 2016 election – but added that others could have been involved as well.<p>"I have full faith and …

Donald Trump

Branding Putin

MOSCOW<p>In Vladimir Putin’s push to build Russia’s global influence, one of his most potent weapons is his own image.<p>Power ploys<p>Understanding Russia’s global influence<p>Confidence in the Russian leader has risen in several countries since 2014<p>2014<p>2017<p>79%<p>Vietnam 69%<p>54<p>50<p>Greece 41<p>Philippines 38<p>South Korea …

Russia

17 Delicious Ways To Eat Toast For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

It's so much more than just toasted bread.<p>I love a good piece of toasty bread with butter, but when you put a topping like mushrooms, beans, or yes, avocado on it, it becomes an easy, inexpensive, yet elevated meal. Yes, meal! You can dress up toast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and the toppings …

Breakfast

The Best Waffle Recipe

If you're a waffle fan, <i>please</i> give these a try. Everyone needs a solid waffle recipe in their back pocket, and I'm quite sure these are the end of …

Breakfast

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’

Trump is actually really smart – evil smart, is what I think<p>Madeleine Albright has both made and lived a lot of history. When she talks about a resurgence of fascism, she says it as someone who was born into the age of dictators. She was a small girl when her family fled Czechoslovakia after the …

Political Science

Whoa, What: SPF 100 Sunscreen Might Actually Work Better Than SPF 50

😱😱<p>Every day, there’s a headline about how fill-in-the-blank is wrecking your skin (and life).<p>Your phone? Maybe. The sun? Definitely. Your staple sunscreen? Probably not.<p>And despite being told for years that SPF 100 sunscreen is pretty much B.S., new research shows that's not actually the case. Is …

Skin Care

13 Perfect Summer Nail Colors That Slay In The Sun

Get ready for seem serious mani inspo.<p>There are few things that say "summer" quite like ice cream (lots and LOTS of ice cream) and a fresh mani. Even …

For Teens

10 Derm-Approved Natural Ways to Protect Your Skin From the Sun

"A million little umbrellas protecting you from the sun's rays"<p>It’s time to invest in a natural sunscreen. Apart from saving the coral reefs, you could also be saving your skin—that’s a two-birds-one-stone situation if we’ve ever heard one. Dr. Melanie Palm, board-certified dermatologist and …

Skin Care

7 Hairstyles That Look Better When Your Hair Is Frizzy

Humidity will be your friend. For real.<p>Stand down, industrial-strength hairspray. Gone are the days of relying on epoxy (errrr, tons of product) any time the humidity rises above 51 percent: These styles harness amped-up volume and irregular texture — both very good things — and make them work for …

Hair

5 Hot-Weather Makeup Ideas That Look Better When They're Melty

I've officially cracked the code on muggy summer beauty.<p>Every summer, there's a point where, after sweating through my shirt and watching my foundation slide down my face, I say "screw it." Screw the perfectly smooth hair and the perfectly pressed dress, and most definitely screw the perfectly …

Makeup

‘Nothing to worry about. The water is fine’: how Flint poisoned its people

When the people of Flint, Michigan, complained that their tap water smelled bad and made children sick, it took officials 18 months to accept there was a problem. By Anna Clark<p>On a hot day in the summer of 2014, in the Civic Park neighbourhood where Pastor R Sherman McCathern preached in Flint, …

Water

Michiko Kakutani on Her Essential New Book ‘The Death of Truth’

Forget Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury,</i> forget Hillary Clinton’s and James Comey’s ridiculously self-serving memoirs. Former chief book critic for <i>The</i> …

Political Science

‘Sharp Objects’ Review: Amy Adams Is Straight Fire in HBO’s Exquisite Slow-Burn of a Horror Show (Spoiler-Free)

A TV series hasn't evoked an atmosphere this haunting since the first season of "True Detective."<p>“Sharp Objects” is a story told in flashes: flashes …

TV

Madame Cristo - Grilled Ham and Cheese Recipe

"What started as a Croque Madame with custard instead of the usual white sauce turned into a Monte Cristo with a poached egg on top. Unable call it a …

Recipes

Jerk Shrimp Tacos With Spicy Melon Pico

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat grill to medium-high (400°F to 450°F). Brush cantaloupe wedges and pineapple slices with 1 tablespoon of the olive oil; …

Recipes

Antwon Rose Jr. death: East Pittsburgh Officer Michael Rosfeld charged with criminal homicide

<b>PITTSBURGH</b> -- The East Pittsburgh Police officer who fatally shot 17-year-old Antwon Rose Jr. on June 19 has been charged with criminal homicide. …

Crime

17 states sue Trump administration over family separations

SEATTLE (AP) — Seventeen states, including Washington, New York and California, sued President Donald Trump's administration Tuesday in an effort to force officials to reunite migrant families who have been separated at the U.S.-Mexico border.<p>Late Tuesday, a federal judge in California issued a …

Immigration

IT'S OFFICIAL: General Relativity Was Just Tested on Galactic Scales, Proving Einstein Right Again

What a shock!<p>The curvature of empty space caused by an entire galaxy has now been pinned down with unprecedented precision, demonstrating Einstein's …

Physics

These Heart-Healthy Snacks are So Much Better for You Than a Granola Bar

No matter how healthy you eat for breakfast and lunch, a growling stomach can make you succumb to a midday snack of packaged chips or a sugary …

Healthy Eating

More than 600 members of Jeff Sessions' church just charged him with violating church rules

<b>(CNN) —</b> More than 600 members of the United Methodist Church have issued a formal complaint against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, a fellow church member, charging that his "zero tolerance" policy on immigration violates church rules and may constitute child abuse.<p>The complaint charges Sessions …

United Methodist

This Cold Noodle Situation Is the Only Pasta Salad Any Picnic Actually Wants

By Emily Schultz<p>Catch me at every picnic with this silky, crunchy, zingy cold noodle salad (and my own folding chair).<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a weekly column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down.</i><p>In a recent <i>Bon Appétit</i> ideas meeting, we got on the subject of how lame …

Cooking

Ryan not comfortable with separating parents, kids at border

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Republicans distanced themselves Thursday from the Trump administration's policy of separating children from their parents at the southern border even as the White House cited the Bible in defending its "zero tolerance" approach to illegal border crossings.<p>"I can say …

Immigration

New York's Attorney General Sues The Trump Foundation

<b>Updated at 2:37 p.m. ET</b><p>New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood is suing the Donald J. Trump Foundation and its board of directors over what she calls "extensive and persistent violations of federal law," her office announced Thursday.<p>The directors of the foundation named in the suit are …

Donald Trump

Inspector general blasts Comey and also says others at FBI showed ‘willingness to take official action’ to hurt Trump

The Justice Department inspector general on Thursday castigated former FBI director James B. Comey for his actions during the Hillary Clinton email investigation and found that other senior bureau officials showed a “willingness to take official action” to prevent Donald Trump from becoming …

Donald Trump

Bacon-wrapped Shrimp with Basil-Garlic Stuffing

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Peel and devein shrimp, leaving tails on. Butterfly shrimp by cutting a slit along the back and gently pressing open.<p>Step …

BBQ Dry Rub Recipe

"My family has been making this dry rub for years. It is awesome on country-style ribs and pork steaks!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/4 cups white sugar<p>1 1/4 cups …