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Giuliani demands Mueller suspension “tomorrow” after Justice Department report

President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani reacted to the Department of Justice's inspector general report on Fox News Thursday night, saying "tomorrow …

Donald Trump

Recipe: Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie — Recipes from The Kitchn

If warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies straight from the oven make your heart skip a beat, baking your favorite timeless cookie in a skillet really …

Dessert

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.<p>Image above: Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin<p>At 6 o’clock in the morning, shortly …

Disease

Depression and suicide risk are side effects of more than 200 common drugs

More than a third of American adults use medications that list depression as a risk, and a quarter use drugs that increase the risk of suicide.<p>The recent suicides of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have prompted many of us to look more closely at what may drive people to depression or …

Depression

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like.<p>In a new Quinnipiac University Poll, 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents.<p>"Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 …

World War II

8 Foods That Lower Your Blood Sugar and Can Save Your Life

It sounds dramatic, but it is no exaggeration: Balancing your blood sugar could be a matter of life and death. Chronic high blood sugar levels can …

Nutrition

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Cannabis

Convicted sex offender arrested for allegedly possessing child pornography

A convicted sex offender was arrested in Arkansas last week for allegedly possessing child pornography, police said.<p>Joshua Glen Box, 35, of Fayetteville, was indicted by a federal grand jury on June 5 on “four counts of receiving material involving the sexual exploitation of a minor and one count …

Crime

The president of the United States was just accused of persistent charity fraud

He used his namesake charity to benefit himself, both financially and politically. He broke state and federal law multiple times. His charity may have violated tax and campaign finance law. The president of the United States should be banned from running any charity in New York for a decade because …

Donald Trump

24 things you'll never understand about Australia until you've lived there

Life in Australia is sold as the answer to all your worries. An English-speaking country with infinitely better weather and a deeply laid-back lifesytle, where people take off after work to laze on the beach and cook up a storm on the barbie.<p>This is propagated, to an extent, by programmes such as …

Australia

It's Become Impossible for Republicans to Deny Their Party Is Racist

Stop acting shocked that a Confederate-loving candidate won in Virginia's primary.<p>When Corey Stewart won the Virginia Republican Senate primary on Tuesday, the reaction from some corners of the GOP was shock and dismay that the party had nominated an overt white nationalist for such an important …

Paul Ryan

Wife Salts Movie Popcorn, Husband Promptly Ends Marriage

Totally reasonable response.<p>It’s the same, tired cliche we’ve all heard many times before: “It’s not you, it’s… the popcorn.”<p>As reported by the <i>Milwaukee Journal Sentinel</i>, on May 27, police in Brookfield, Wisconsin responded to a domestic disturbance call at the Marcus Majestic Cinema. The woman who …

Popcorn

Buried in the new Trump Foundation lawsuit is a road map to something much bigger

The Quo Warranto solution.<p>New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood announced a major new lawsuit against the Trump Foundation Thursday. The …

Donald Trump

The Latest: 40-year commitment for girl in Slender Man case

WAUKESHA, Wis. (AP) — The Latest on the sentencing hearing for one of two Wisconsin girls who stabbed a classmate to win favor with fictional horror character Slender Man (all times local):<p>3:55 p.m.<p>A judge has sentenced a Wisconsin girl to the maximum 40 years in a mental hospital for stabbing a …

Crime

A Watergate moment? The Fusion GPS testimony could change history

Dianne Feinstein’s decision to release Glenn Simpson’s testimony has a long history, and could have a huge impact<p>One of the most misunderstood quotes from the Watergate scandal is also one of the most famous: "What did the president know and when did he know it?" That was uttered by Sen. Howard …

Crispy, Speedy Chicken Dinner, All in a Sheet Pan's Work

Many sheet pan chicken recipes are deceptively alluring. They breezily suggest you fill your trusty sheet pan full of chicken and assorted ingredients, put it in the oven, go do whatever you need to do (laundry, exercise, you name it!), and come back later to a perfectly cooked, wholesome dinner. …

Trump’s attacks on humanitarian immigration just became a full-blown war

He’s trying to force 260,000 immigrants to return to El Salvador after decades in the United States.<p>On Monday, the Trump administration announced that it was stripping approximately 260,500 Salvadoran immigrants — who’ve been in the US for at least 17 years, since a 2001 earthquake — of temporary …

She Banned Muslims Before Trump. Now She Wants to Be Governor.

Jan Morgan owns a gun range that she declared a ‘Muslim-free zone.’ Now she’s running for governor of Arkansas.<p>If you hate Muslims, love guns, and …

A dad tries to explain sex to his son and finds the meaning of life

In 2011, my oldest son, then just weeks shy of his eighth birthday, perched on the corner of my wife’s and my bed, his head tilted just far enough to the side so he couldn’t quite see the home birth of his baby brother. He wanted to be in the room; we told him he was welcome, and we prepared him …

Parenting

Red dress takes heat amid Golden Globes all-black dress code

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly every star attending the Golden Globes wore black as a statement against sexual misconduct in Hollywood — so one red dress …

The dumbest president

Michael Wolff’s new book solidifies Trump’s legacy as a petulant man-child with a rodent’s attention span.<p>The addition of social media to America’s …

Amazing moment hero whale saves snorkeler from shark by hiding her under giant fin while pushing her to safety

This is the heart-stopping moment a giant 50,000-pound humpback whale protected an unsuspecting snorkeler from a SHARK by pushing her through the …

Egg Fried Rice

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, bring 2 1/4 cups of water to a boil. Add the rice and a generous pinch of salt, and return to a boil. Stir …

New Year’s Day foods: What you shouldn’t eat on January 1?

After the sparkling wine toast at midnight, what foods shouldn’t you eat? These New Year’s Day foods are definitely ones to avoid.<p>On New Year’s Day, …

Shrimp scampi recipe that skimps on carbs - not flavor | NOLA.com

Are we done with spiralized vegetables yet? They may be a distant glimmer, but the zucchini ones make a surprisingly decent substitute for pasta …

FBI Investigating Trump Surrogate

“According to federal court filing made public today, the FBI has executed a search warrant on an e-mail address associated with Trump surrogate and …

Roast Pork Loin with Dried Cherry and Wild Rice Stuffing

Login to rate this recipe.<p>Makes: 8 to 10 servings<br>• Prep 1 hr<br>• Cook 40 mins<br>• Bake 1 hr<p>Pork sausage, herbs, dried fruit, and wild rice make a sweet and …

Cheesesteak Empanadas

These flaky empanadas are filled with all the fixin's of Philly's famous cheesesteaks. A spicy cheese sauce for dipping on the side is the winning …

Hearty Sirloin Chili