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US clothing firm takes swipe at Melania Trump with 'I really care' charity jacket

A US clothing company is taking a sartorial swipe at Melania Trump, selling jackets bearing the slogan “I really care, don’t you?” in response to the “I really don’t care” jacket the first lady wore to visit migrant children separated from their parents.<p>All proceeds from the jackets, selling for …

Donald Trump

Real Nacho Cheese Sauce Recipe

"Great on any Mexican dish. I use any leftover cheese sauce to make enchiladas."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 tablespoons butter<p>1 tablespoon cornstarch<p>1/2 cup …

Recipes

“Gross, But Constitutional”: How Millennials Have Shifted on L.G.B.T.Q. Rights

A year-long collaboration between the Hive, theSkimm, and SurveyMonkey focuses on female millennials as they prepare to vote in 2018. For Pride month, we took a look at their views on L.G.B.T.Q. issues.<p>Earlier this month, the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Masterpiece Cakeshop, the Colorado bakery …

LGBTQI

At Vatican trial, former envoy tells of viewing and sharing child porn while in D.C.

VATICAN CITY — On the first day of his criminal trial inside the walls of this city-state, a longtime Holy See priest-diplomat said Friday that he had viewed and shared child pornography while stationed in Washington, D.C., in an activity he described as “compulsive.”<p>Monsignor Carlo Capella said …

Crime

A Neuroscientist Says Video Games Positively Affect the Brain in Two Ways

They may not be fun for everyone, but they do help the brain in at least two ways.<p>Neuroscientist Ph.D. Shannon Odell says playing video games can …

The Brain

It is time to abolish Ice. It cannot be reformed

They do not protect national security, they do not decrease crime​ and they do not make us safer<p>Every day I live with the terror that my husband Ravi will be taken away from me and permanently exiled from his home in the United States, where he has lived for almost 25 years.<p>Ravi is facing …

Immigration

Lovely Photo Manipulations Utilizing Stock Photography by Justin Peters | Colossal

<p>Graphic designer Justin Peters has an uncanny ability to compose fantastical landscapes and creatures by combining stock imagery using Photoshop. …

Art

The U.S. Open Announces Female Athletes Will No Longer Get Penalized for Pregnancy Leave

The U.S. Open is making a major change to how it seeds female players for upcoming tennis tournaments: namely, by no longer penalizing female players who return to the sport after having children. It's an institutional breakthrough and major win for women in tennis—and it comes after backlash …

Women's Sports

Our 17 Perfect Rib Recipes

Pork or beef, wet or dry, we have ribs for everyone<p>There's something undeniably primal about a rack of ribs. This large cut of meat and bone is …

BBQ

Jogger Accidentally Crosses U.S. Border From Canada and Is Detained for Two Weeks

A fun jog through a picturesque landscape turned into a nightmare for 19-year-old Cedella Roman when she was suddenly apprehended by U.S. Border …

Immigration

Not All Lentils Are Created Equal—Which Variety Is Right for You?

They even have different cooking times, nutritional values, and purposes.<p>Lentils are one of the most nutritious and versatile plant-based proteins. …

Healthy Eating

#PermitPatty: White Woman Calls Police on 8-Year-Old Black Girl Selling Water

In today’s “Hold My Beer” news, it looks as though there’s a new white woman who wants to dethrone #BBQBecky in the “Calling Police on Black People …

Selling

12 Self-Care Bowls to Try for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

We get it. You’re busy, and you barely have time to scarf down a $12 sandwich (OK, $12 burger), let alone make a meal that nourishes your <i>soul</i> or …

Vegan

The Science of Dad and the ‘Father Effect’

If the scientific study of fatherhood has taught us one thing, it’s that there are data-driven, biological, and psychological reasons why kids seem …

Parenting

2020 Insight: Kamala Harris: 'That is a prison'; Warren and Trump collide in Nevada; Inslee visits Iowa

<b>(CNN) —</b> Our weekly roundup of the news, notes and chatter about the prospects for the next Democratic presidential race:<p>California's Sen. <b>Kamala Harris</b> called an immigration detention facility in Otay Mesa, near San Diego, "a prison" after touring it Friday and meeting migrant women who had been …

Bernie Sanders

Republican budget plan to decimate Medicaid, Medicare, Social Security advances in House

On Tuesday, House Republicans released their budget for 2019, along with a malignant plan to force cuts to Medicare, Medicaid and Obamacare this …

Health Care

Jenna Ortega Wears Jacket Responding To Melania Trump's "I Really Don’t Care" Jacket

"I do care and u should too."<p>Melania Trump has a history of being called out for her fashion choices, from the heels she wore for a meeting with Hurricane Harvey first responders in Texas to the $3000 dress she appeared in during her cyberbullying speech at the United Nations General Assembly. The …

Walt Disney Company

Alexandria renames Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond Highway

The Alexandria City Council unanimously and finally decided Saturday to rename Jefferson Davis Highway to Richmond Highway, after three years of discussion. The name change will take place Jan. 1.<p>The name of the road, also known as U.S. Route 1, has long irritated many in the liberal town but it …

City Politics

Minnesota GOP chair says she faced racism from within party

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Republican Party Chairwoman Jennifer Carnahan says she has been the target of racist and sexist attacks from fellow Republicans.<p>Carnahan posted on her personal Facebook page on Friday that some GOP leaders around the state have called her "a stupid Asian not even born …

Racism

Megyn Kelly Tears Into Trump and GOP’s ‘Lock Her Up’ Hypocrisy

The Fox News host grilled GOP Rep. Sean Duffy on Tuesday night over Donald Trump’s 180 on prosecuting Hillary Clinton.<p>The “Lock her up!” chants were …

Donald Trump

The Deep Consistency of the Trump Administration

Beneath the constant contradictions and reversals, the administration has a single through line: Its policies always serve to dehumanize those deemed not to belong.<p>On Thursday, in an interview with the Christian news program <i>CBN News</i>, Attorney General Jeff Sessions made a sharp departure from his …

Immigration

The Revenge of the ‘I Care’ Jacket

This week, Melania Trump rattled the world with a Zara jacket, and it wasn’t even from this season.<p>She wore the surprising jacket on her way to visit detained immigrant children in Texas, and wore it back to the White House even as the jacket had shocked and awed the nation. Her spokeswoman said …

Red Carpet

How alleged Toronto serial killer Bruce McArthur went unnoticed

Isolation, combined with a fear of police, has marginalized members of our community and made them more vulnerable Tom Hooper<p>What if the roommate hadn’t arrived home when he did? I would have simply disappeared Sean Cribbin<p>When the biggest forensic investigation in Toronto history began, it was …

Crime

How to turn your potato peel into crisps

It’s not surprising that the many people are up in arms about how much food we waste, and potatoes are part of the problem: about half of all potatoes bought by UK households are thrown away. That’s nearly 6m spuds a day, at a yearly cost of £230m.<p>My mum always made the best chips: skin-on, …

Potatoes

Why the middle class can’t afford life in America anymore

After spending his days teaching AP American History and Economics at the public Live Oak High School in San Jose, Calif., Matt Barry drives for Uber.<p>…

Income Inequality

29 Bite-Size Apps That Prove Everything Is Better Smaller

We are sort of obsessed with bite-size foods. First of all, you can try a little bit of everything. Secondly, they’re the easiest way to feed a …

Cooking

Forget Mints, This California Motel Puts A Joint On Your Pillow

While some California hotels aren't entirely sold on the idea of letting guests smoke cannabis during their stay, others are cashing in on …

Cannabis

Muted reaction by 'pro-family' groups to family separations

Even as many religious organizations, from liberal to conservative, denounced the Trump administration's policy of separating immigrant families at the U.S.-Mexico border, some major advocacy groups that depict themselves as "pro-family" declined to join in the criticism.<p>Two of the most influential …

Donald Trump

The World’s Biggest Airport Will Open in 2019

It was designed by the late architect Zaha Hadid.<p>Beijing's new airport is set to be the world’s biggest, according to Reuters.<p>The Beijing New …

Architecture

Oklahoma conservatives' views on medical marijuana evolving

LINDSAY, Okla. (AP) — Danny Daniels, an evangelical Christian in the rural Oklahoma town of Lindsay, is reliably conservative on just about every political issue.<p>The 45-year-old church pastor is anti-abortion, voted for President Donald Trump and is a member of the National Rifle Association who …

Cannabis