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Father of Alleged Tunisia Beach Attack Gunman 'Ashamed'

KAIROUAN, Tunisia — The father of the gunman who killed at least 39 people on a tourist-filled beach in Tunisia said Sunday he is “shocked” and “ashamed” by the violence his son unleashed Friday.<p>The suspected gunman — identified by Tunisia's Interior Ministry as 24-year-old student Seifeddine …

Amazon will pay some authors based on how many pages you read

Authors are normally paid a consistent amount for every e-book you download, no matter how much of a page-turner it is. Amazon might just shake up that model before long, though. As of July 1st, the internet giant will pay Kindle Unlimited and Kindle Owners' Lending Library authors based on the …

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Here's your complete preview of this week's big economic events

But through its "dot plot," the Fed did signal that interest rate hikes were coming this year. Most economists see the first hike happening in September, while Goldman Sachs and Morgan Stanley notably see it happening in December.<p>For now, the spotlight shifts to the international stage where one …

Yes, You Do Need Another Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

<i>You know you love your great aunt's banana bread, but you probably don't know why you do. In Modern Comfort, Ashley Rodriguez from Not Without Salt figures out what makes our favorite classics work, and then makes them even better.</i><p><i>Today: We interrupt our regularly scheduled content to bring you the</i> …

5 Great Investment Options if You Have $2,000 (or More) Lying Around

Overwhelmed by your investment options? Consider these five as a great way to boost your nest egg and/or lessen your tax liability.<p>The goal of most …

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18 Fava Bean Recipes Because Spring! Spring! Spring!

Among spring ingredients, there's something extra special about the fava bean. Here are 18 recipes to get your fix.<p><b>There are a lot of spring ingredients we get excited about</b>, but there's something extra special about fava beans. Maybe it's the bright green color, or the clean taste, or the …

Email lets other people schedule your life—here’s how to stop it

<i>The following is adapted from Phil Simon‘s</i> Message Not Received: Why Business Communication Is Broken and How to Fix It.<p>If you feel like you’re playing Whac-a-mole with your inbox, you’re not alone. Somewhere along the line, email became the default means of communication in corporate America. The …

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Everything You Need To Know About The Apple Watch

Apple has finally revealed all regarding the Apple Watch, the wrist-based wearable it first introduced last September. Many of the Apple Watch’s particulars were already known, but here, for the first time, is a comprehensive look at what will no doubt become the world’s most popular …

What Obama's trip to Selma means

He’s more publicly embracing his role as America’s first black president.<p>Six months ago, as Ferguson rioted night after night and President Barack Obama carefully parsed his response, many African-American leaders wondered if he’d join them in Selma for the 50th anniversary of the march across the …

Tom Ford Cruise 2015 Collection Photos

<b>Tom Ford Cruise 2015</b>–Fresh off the news of his recent move to Los Angeles for runway next year, Tom Ford’s cruise 2015 lookbook has been released …

How The World Sleeps

Every country has its own unique and distinguishable customs. Traveling from place to place is a chance to see new sights, learn different histories and taste exotic cuisine. Despite geographical and cultural differences, sleep remains universal to us all.<p>While we all sleep, different nations …

13 ways to stop drinking soda for good

You know soda's not exactly good for you—but at the same time, it can be hard to resist. Its sweet taste, pleasant fizz, and energizing jolt often seems like just what you need to wash down your dinner, get you through an afternoon slump, or quench your thirst at the movies.<p>But the more soda you …

The top 10 wearables you can buy right now

This year's CES was awash in wearables and while many of them took the form of wrist-worn fitness trackers and smartwatches, the genre has expanded beyond the basics. While some iOS users may be holding out for the Apple Watch in April, there's still a great selection of cross-platform devices …

6 Fitness Apps That Make You Feel Good About Yourself

We sorted through popular fitness apps, timers and reminders to help you find the ones that motivate without intimidating (or berating).<p>Photo: …