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Man Convicted Of Killing A Gay Man In New York City Sentenced To 40 Years To Life In Prison

Elliot Morales was convicted of murder as a hate crime in March for murdering Mark Carson in New York City's Greenwich Village in 2013<p>Elliot Morales, who was convicted of murder as a hate crime for gunning down a gay man in New York City's Greenwich Village in 2013, was sentenced Tuesday to 40 …

The Irishman who faked his own kidnapping

<b>When a bedraggled man appeared at the side of a road in Ireland claiming he had been abducted, a bizarre tale of fraud and a fake kidnapping started to unfold. A new documentary, The Many Lives of Kevin McGeever, made by Brian Carroll tells the story.</b><p>Kevin McGeever's drenched, emaciated figure lay …

Nostalgia for Mao 50 years after China's Cultural Revolution

LUOYANG, China (AP) — Fifty years after Mao Zedong unleashed the decade-long Cultural Revolution to reassert his authority and revive his radical communist agenda, the spirit of modern China's founder still exerts a powerful pull.<p>Millions of people were persecuted, publicly humiliated, beaten or …

China

Detroit schools' decline and teacher sickout reflect bad economy and demographic shifts

The mostly poor and black students enrolled in Detroit Public Schools have been exposed to lead, have endured crumbling classrooms, and have some of the lowest literacy rates in the country. They've also seen one neighborhood school after another shut down.<p>Then this month they had to endure …

'The Mirror Thief' Reflects 3 Transfixing Tales

If you're reading this section of the site, there's a better than good chance that at one time, you've read a book that changed your life. For literature lovers, that's not hyperbole — occasionally, books have a way of finding you when you most need them; they really can alter the way you look at …

Is it time to change how we label 'healthy' food?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Ever find yourself zipping through the aisles of a grocery store, crunched for time, and grabbing whatever highlights itself as "healthy," "nutritious" or "wholesome"? Your strategy could be flawed.<p>Experts warn that these labels do not really mean very much and can even be misleading in …

Nutrition

The top 10 recipes of 2015

This year has seen a wealth of great food in this town. There have been some spectacular dishes on restaurant menus — meticulously constructed grain bowls, examples of the continued prominence of vegetable cuisine, more high-end barbecue and taco experiments. In The Los Angeles Times Test Kitchen, …

Falsifying History on Behalf Of Agendas. “US Civil War was about Money not Slavery” | Global Research - Centre for Research on Globalization

<i>In an article on April 13, I used the so-called Civil War and the myths with which court historians have encumbered that war to show how history is</i> …

The 4 Issues In Education That Every Presidential Candidate Should Be Talking About

<b>1. Inequality.</b><p>Educational resources in the United States remain unfairly stratified by socio-economic class. The lopsided distribution of classroom materials, technologies, libraries, counseling, support services and supplies is obvious. But there’s also the issue of professional development for …

World Leaders

Appreciation: Chenjerai Hove, 1956-2015

Generous and inspiring, the prolific Zimbabwean writer and activist, who has died in exile in Norway, should be hailed as a national treasure

Magic Espresso Brownies Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I've been baking brownies for more years than I care to remember. For a very long time I have used the same basic recipe, varying the ingredients to create interesting and delicious treats. Herewith is the 35th incarnation of my brownie recipe.<p>Yes, this is a large recipe, but it …

“If I die in police custody”: Why Sandra Bland’s death is just the latest evidence that Black America is under attack

<b>Sandra Bland</b><p>No one should end up dead after a routine police stop, but Sandra Bland did. This country has much to answer for<p>Brittney Cooper<p>July 22, 2015 4:45pm (UTC)<p>No one should end up dead after receiving a citation for failure to properly signal a lane change. However, this is exactly what has …

Women of Color

3 Sensational Summer Desserts

Strawberries, peaches and rhubarb taste especially heavenly in June when summer is almost upon us. They are gorgeous and abundant at the farmer's market. Summer fruits make the best desserts, and we give you two of our favorite recipes below. In a nod to our childhood, we also offer an incredible …

Revenge porn offenders to be charged with domestic abuse

From today, police and prosecutors will be required to consider whether posting explicit pictures of a former partner constitutes a form of domestic abuse<p>Posting “revenge porn” on the internet to get back at a former spouse or partner could be considered a form of domestic abuse, under new legal …

5 Fruits and Veggies You've Been Eating Wrong

Prepare to have your mind blown.<p>If you're anything like us, you would eat a lot more beets, pomegranates, and kiwis if you could just figure out an easy way to prep them. Luckily, some of our favorite food blogs have come up with pretty ingenious ways to simplify the process. Take a look, then try …

Nutrition

Boy, 1, killed after Milwaukee home sprayed with gunfire

Milwaukee police are reporting that a 1-year-old boy was murdered after someone sprayed a house on a quiet block with dozens of bullets.<p>Fox6Now said the boy was sitting in the living room of the home on Saturday evening when a bullet struck him in the leg.<p>The child was conscious and breathing after …

23 Slow Cooker Desserts You Need To Make This Winter

Pulled pork can wait. There's cake to eat.

Lying on Facebook profiles can implant false memories, experts warn

A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality<p>Embellishing the truth to impress friends on sites like Facebook may implant false memories, psychologists have warned.<p>A fifth of young people admit their online profile bears little resemblance to reality, and …

Focus on the NRA

<i>NRA chief Wayne LaPierre; Slain New York City police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos</i><p>It has been a week since Ismaayl Brinsley, a deranged man with a long criminal record, killed two New York City police officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, in cold blood, but so far we haven't heard a word …

16 Cookies That Can Literally Be Thrown Together At the Very Last Minute

We've all been there before.<p>Your mind is about to be blown when you find out how easy these fancy semi-homemade treats are to make. Translation: Behold the most gorgeous cookie recipes that only require a tube of store-bought dough, or few ingredients with zero effort. This piece originally …

11 Best Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipes: You Be the Judge

Chocolate chip cookies are the ultimate classic, but the debate between soft and chewy or crisp and crunchy rages on. Everyone has their own favorite …

Ancient farmhouse found in Israel reveals agricultural secrets

An ancient farmhouse dating back to 2,800 years ago complete with 23 rooms, winepresses and a grain silo is no longer lost to the ages. Over the past few weeks, archaeologists have uncovered the sprawling stone house in Rosh Ha-'Ayin, in central Israel.<p>Archaeologists found the farmhouse during an …

Texas Sheet Cake Cookies - Joyful Momma's Kitchen

Merry Christmas! Thanks for hanging in here with me while I was away from the blog for a bit. We are all healthy now and ready to enjoy lots of …

6 tips from 'The Baking Bible,' author — just in time for the holidays

The number one tip from baking expert Rose Levy Beranbaum — the author of ten cookbooks, including her recently released "The Baking Bible" — might surprise you: "Bake with love." Here, Beranbaum shares six more secrets to perfecting your baked goods for the holidays and all year long.<p><b>1. Don't try</b> …

Baking

Nutella Banana Bread Recipe

<b>Makes 1 loaf</b><p>Ingredients<p>2 cups flour<p>2 tsp. baking powder<p>1/4 tsp. baking soda<p>1/2 tsp. salt<p>4 Tbsp. (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, softened<p>1/3 cup sugar<p>2 …

Warm and Cozy Desserts

As the air outside turns brisk, heat things up inside with sumptuous, soul-soothing treats that go from oven to table without much waiting!

'Italian' Christmas chocolate cake recipe

A grown-up chocolate cake bursting with nuts and spices, perfect for Christmas.<p><i>Serves about 14</i><p>Rich and delicious, this is 'Italian' only in that I based it on panforte, the Italian Christmas sweetmeat. I wanted to make a cake with the flavours of panforte (the spices, zest and nuts) and chocolate, …

Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cupcakes Recipe

Get ready for some cupcake heaven when you make these amazing Chocolate Chip Cream Cheese Cupcakes!<p>Craving cupcakes?? Here’s a delicious <b>Chocolate</b> …

9 Delicious Christmas Cookie Photos (With Recipes!)

It's Christmas time. And no matter your faith, you'll probably agree, it's the most delicious cookie time of the year. Here are cookies that you …