Nakia Crowder

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Slow-cooker magic: Make Christmas morning special with this deluxe overnight oatmeal

If you still haven't tried making oatmeal in your slow cooker, you're in for a real treat. This make-ahead oatmeal serves a whole houseful of relatives and couldn't be easier to prepare the night before, so it's perfect for Christmas morning. With just a stir and a push of a button, you can throw …

Barack Obama in 2001: State Senator, Restaurant Critic

The future president is predictably diplomatic—even while discussing catfish and cornbread.<p>On August 14, 2001, the future president of the United States, then an Illinois state senator representing Chicago's South Side, made a guest appearance on the local restaurant review show <i>Check, Please!</i><p>Barack …

Work Outfit Ideas for a Creative Office Environment

<i>If you don't wear a uniform at work, getting dressed for the office can be a daily test of patience. But never fear! We're bringing you simple and chic work-appropriate outfit ideas to answer the perpetual question "what should I wear for the office?" Here, the second creative office outfit idea</i> …

19 Holiday Gifts for the Gallerina

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What It Means to Be a Black Female Candidate

Sta­cey Ab­rams is a self-identi­fy­ing in­tro­vert, a former bur­eau­crat, a busi­ness­wo­man, and the au­thor of eight ro­mantic-sus­pense nov­els. …

Pelosi: Republicans 'Have Time' to Sue the President

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Tea Party out-muscles Boehner on border-security funding | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to fund border security blew up in House Speaker John Boehner’s face on Thursday, leaving Republicans in disarray and struggling to reconcile Tea Party demands with the need to deal with a humanitarian crisis on the southwestern border with Mexico.<p>People hoping to …

Star, whose hits included What Becomes of the Brokenhearted and Hold on to My Love, dies in Las Vegas hospital<p>Jimmy Ruffin, the Motown singer whose hits include What Becomes of the Brokenhearted and Hold on to My Love, died on Monday in a Las Vegas hospital. He was 78.<p>Philicia Ruffin and Jimmy Lee …

Lisa Vanderpump's Pink Hair???Should There Be an Age Limit on Rainbow Hair Color?

The most interesting part of last night's <i>Real Housewives of Beverly Hills</i> season-five premiere, if you ask me, was the debut of Lisa Vanderpump's pink hair streaks.<p>As every fellow fan of this series knows, pink is not just Lisa's signature color but her spirit color, so it's not surprising that …