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CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration

Three investigative journalists at CNN have resigned after the network retracted a story about a congressional inquiry into a link between a Russian investment fund and an American financier who is an adviser to President Trump.<p>Those departing are a past Pulitzer Prize winner, a finalist for the …

Donald Trump

Magic Cornbread

Something very special happens in the oven while this twist on a southern classic bakes. The result is a rich and custardy center. Serve it with …

Dessert

12 CEOs Share Their Predictions For 2017

We asked a group of CEOs from diverse industries what they expect—and hope—to see change in 2017.<p><i>Fast Company</i> asked CEOs across industries—social good, sexual health, beauty, tech, and more—about their expectations for 2017, from challenges they may face to how the election outcome might help …

CEOs

17 ways politics could change in 2017

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> 2016 was the year where one political controversy or another was always around the corner. But 2017 promises to be just as unpredictable.<p>For most of 2016, Donald Trump had only his own personal credibility in his hands as he campaigned for the presidency. Now that he has the …

Great Depression

9 shows to get excited about in 2017

There will soon be more shows to add to your must-watch list.<p>From book adaptations (<i>Lemony Snicket</i> and <i>Big Little Lies)</i> to new superhero stories, 2017 …

Food Trends 2017: What to Look for On Your Plate This Year

Prep your palate for ice cream roll ups, faux meat, grilled chicken hearts—and then some.<p>No way around it: 2016 was a strange year. And from bleeding veggie burgers at New York's Momofuku Nishi to burrito drone delivery in Virginia, the food scene kept pace. Witness the Great Frosé Brain Freeze of …

Ice Cream

Let's Stop Trying To Make Our Employees Happy

Memo from the land of obvious: We live in a culture that hawks happiness like a drug.<p>Don’t get me wrong: I’m not a curmudgeon who would begrudge people their happiness. In fact, I consider myself to be a fairly happy guy.<p>But somewhere along the line, we seem to have lost sight of the point. …

Happiness

10 Ways to Dramatically Increase Your Happiness

Just be happy. Boom, there you go, look at that. There’s the ultimate way to become happier. Anybody who doesn’t like that answer can leave this post …

Pope Francis offers hope to divorced Catholics, says no to gay marriage

Pope Francis on Friday offered his most complete airing yet of the social issues affecting family life, encouraging his clergy to embrace sinners as well as saints and extending an olive branch of mercy to divorced and remarried Catholics long barred from the highest sacrament of the church: Holy …

Greece sends first migrants back to Turkey under new EU deal

<b>Lesbos, Greece and Dikili, Turkey (CNN) —</b> The first migrants to be deported from Greece as part of a controversial new EU plan to tackle the migration crisis have landed on Turkish soil.<p>Three boats carrying 202 people departed in the early hours of the morning from the Greek islands of Lesbos and …

North Africa

Donald Trump's bad week

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In a rollicking election season, one theme has endured: gaffes that would seriously damage any other politician leave Donald Trump unscathed.<p>That could be changing.<p>Trump is facing the toughest test of his campaign after a week in which he veered into a series of unexpected …

Government

Brothers ID'd as suicide bombers in Belgium, 1 suspect 'on the run'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Several bombers are dead. At least one alleged attacker is still on the loose.<p>And a key question looms as investigators race to piece together details about the attackers behind Tuesday's deadly bombings in Belgium's capital: Were these men acting alone, or were other members of a terror …

Terrorism

Clinton, Sanders talk over each other in debate clash

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders angrily clashed over auto industry bailouts, guns, political battles from the 1990s and ties to Wall Street on Sunday, as underlying tensions in the Democratic presidential race burst into the open at an impassioned CNN debate in Flint, Michigan.<p>5 …

Middle-class

Here's How Your Sex Life Affects The Happiness Of Your Relationship

Contrary to popular belief, having sex on the daily doesn't necessarily make couples happier.<p>A 2015 survey from the University of Toronto Mississauga found that once a week is the sexual "sweet spot" for people in romantic relationships.<p>Happify -- a website and app dedicated to improving …

Relationships

The 25 most ruthless leaders of all time

But while we can argue the validity and virtue of certain political agendas, the callous methods by which some leaders attain their goals are less up to interpretation.<p>After all, no matter how a historian tries to spin it, ordering a tower to be constructed out of live men stacked and cemented …

World History

Flint water crisis: Anger over absent officials at congressional hearing

<b>(CNN) —</b> For nearly two years, the simple act of drinking a glass of water has been fraught with danger in Flint, Michigan.<p>On Wednesday, policymakers 500 miles away started delving into why that's the sad truth, who is to blame and what can be done about it.<p>The U.S. House of Representatives' …

Water

The secret world of membership libraries

Public libraries are a relatively new phenomenon. Before the 1880s, when Andrew Carnegie started funding the more than 1,600 library buildings that bear his name, most libraries in America were subscription-based, with members funding and shaping the collections. As free public libraries sprouted …

Libraries

Ted Cruz's Stone-Age Brain and Yours

<b>Why "Collateral Damage" Elicits So Little Empathy Among Americans</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>After Senator Ted Cruz suggested that the United States begin carpet bombing Islamic State (IS) forces in Syria, the reaction was swift. Hillary Clinton mocked candidates who use “bluster and bigotry.” …

Stone Age

The Japanese Seasoning You'll Want to Sprinkle on Everything

Furikake, the savory and salty Japanese seasonings for sprinkling on rice, merits an entire section even in Manhattan’s tiniest Japanese markets.<p>And if you’ve tasted one, you understand why: Furikake enlivens a plain bowl of rice: Add some mayo and a fried egg and you can call it a meal. <b>I relied</b> …

The Essential Tools That Changed the Way Ivan Orkin Cooks

Over the course of opening 4 restaurants—Ivan Ramen—in 2 countries, I have left some of my best and most beloved equipment and tools in each establishment. It’s always the same: tight budget, and I'd need a cleaver, a rondo, knives, sharpening stones... I personally owned them all, and would bring …

Preserve the Citrus Season with Homemade Marmalade

For nearly five years I worked at a wonderful food job that kept me mostly behind a desk. I’d spend my days researching ideas, editing recipes, and writing about food—by evening, I was famished. Not just because I’d spent all day thinking about food… It was more than that: <b>I was hungry to cook</b>.<p>I …

A Fish Sauce With All of the Flavor & None of the Fish

I remember the first time a friend told me about Tú Lan, a hole-in-the-wall Vietnamese restaurant that was a favorite of Julia Child. It was in the Tenderloin district of San Francisco, and you had to walk past the stench of bodily fluids and climb over a drunken body or two in the doorway to get …

14 Golden Snacks to Serve at Your Last-Minute Golden Globes Party

Surprise! It's awards season! (Did it sneak up on you like it snuck up on me?) Whether or not you're a film and/or television buff, whether or not you have a ball gown tucked away for just such occasions, pop open some Champagne and fix some of the finest of finger foods.<p><b>Here are 14 golden ways to</b> …

38 Ways to Be a Better Cook in 2016

<i>by The Epicurious Editors, Epicurious</i><p>PHOTO BY CHELSEA KYLE<p>Some people make New Year's resolutions to start running five miles a day. Some folks vow to never touch another pepperoni-covered French bread pizza. But if you're anything like we are, your 2016 bucket list is all about the cooking skills …

Cooking

Pulling an All-Nighter Is Worse Than Six Months of Unhealthy Eating

<i>By Samuel Blackstone for DETAILS</i>.<p>(Getty Images)<p>Health pieces tend to focus predominately on exercise and diet. Whether it's the best exercises for a rock hard butt, the perfect V-lines, or an explainer on organic foods and the difference between a cage-free egg and free-range egg, the topics are …

Sleep

Researchers Have Found A New Way To Get Machines To Learn Faster

An international team of data scientists is proud to announce the very latest in machine learning: they’ve built a program that learns… programs.<p>That …

Artificial Intelligence

The US Senate just voted to block gun control, defund Planned Parenthood, and gut Obamacare

It was a busy day on Capitol Hill.<p>The US Senate voted 52 to 47 on Dec. 3 in favor of “Restoring Americans’ Healthcare Freedom Reconciliation Act of 2015,” a bill that repeals the “core pillars of Obamacare,” as The Hill explains, by “repealing authority for the federal government to run healthcare …

Planned Parenthood

Pakistan sends deported migrants back to Greece

In latest flare-up of tension between EU and Islamabad, Pakistan rejects 31 people it says were illegally returned<p>Thirty-one migrants made a round trip from Greece to Pakistan on Thursday after the government in Islamabad said the EU had illegally deported them.<p>Although 19 out of the 50 deportees …

North Africa