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Who gets hurt and who gets helped if Obamacare is repealed

House Republicans have finally fulfilled their years-long pledge to repeal and replace Obamacare.<p>The legislation, titled the American Health Care Act, now moves to the Senate, where it will likely change a lotwhen or if it lands on President Trump's desk. But it's already possible to identify who …

Health Care

Does HBO’s ‘Confirmation’ favor Anita Hill? Kerry Washington and others say no way.

“The first time I saw it hanging in my trailer, it gave me chills,” Kerry Washington says of the replica of the iconic turquoise skirt suit that Anita Hill wore in 1991 during Clarence Thomas’s Supreme Court nomination hearings. “It felt like a reminder to not give in to caricature.”<p>The actress …

Avocado Recipes: Stuffed Baked Avocados Are So Simple and Yet So Good - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Stuffed Breakfast Avocados</b><p>4 avocados<br>5 oz. smoked salmon, cut into thin strips<br>16 baby spinach leaves<br>8 eggs<br>Kosher salt, to taste<br>Freshly cracked black …

Why I hid my happy, healthy daughter’s medical diagnosis from her for as long as I could

Knowledge, it is said, is power. Most of the time, this is very true. However, there are times when I feel like a little less knowledge never hurt anybody. Like knowing exactly what my teenager is up to while out with his friends. Or what hot dogs are really made of.<p>I applied that same reasoning to …

Take Charge Of Your Health Now

What do we want for the second half of our lives? Health and mobility are at the top of my list.<p>Keeping all my marbles into my old age is right up there too. Financial security is nice but without those other three, it's a distant fourth. So how do we do it, maximize our chances of health into our …

6 Ways To Kick Added Sugar Out, According To A Sugar Scientist

Learn how to protect yourself and your family from lurking added sugar.<p>The Food and Drug Administration’s new recommendation that Americans eat no more than 10 percent of calories from added sugar is a giant leap in the right direction, according to sugar scientist Laura Schmidt of the University …

These Are The Recipes That Won 2015

Here's what our editors and readers loved this year.

Family of Dutch resistance fighter killed by Nazis receives letter after 70 years

Peter Will wrote a goodbye note to his family from a concentration camp but after a mix-up with his belongings it was not delivered until this year<p>The family of a second world war Dutch resistance fighter killed in a Nazi concentration camp has received his farewell letter seven decades on.<p>Peter …

NFL Storms into Playoffs: Pictures

Gail Zappa dies at 70; widow of iconoclastic musician was advocate for artists' rights

Gail Zappa, widow of the iconoclastic musician Frank Zappa and a zealous advocate for artists' ownership rights over their work, has died. She was 70.<p>Zappa's death Wednesday at her Laurel Canyon home was announced by family members, who described her in a statement as "a doe-eyed, barefooted …

Frank Zappa

U.S. official: 'Psychological blow' in ISIS killing of Iranian general in Syria

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The death of a top Iranian military commander in Syria this week has dealt a "psychological blow" to elements backing Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, according to a U.S. intelligence official.<p>The killing of a commander in the Revolutionary Guards Corps at the hands of ISIS also …

Middle East

How to Make Homemade Pizza, Grandma Pie-Style

A chewy-crisp crust, endless topping ideas, and do-ahead ease. Pizza made in a sheet pan is the simplest, tastiest way to feed a crowd.<p><b>Those supremely thin, hearth-blistered pizzas</b> coming out of upscale pizzerias these days? We love ‘em, but trying to replicate the conditions of an 800-degree …