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Prudential pulls a fast one on long-term care insurance policyholders

Buying long-term care insurance isn't an easy decision. It's an increasingly pricey product that requires you to look way down the road, to the possibility of shelling out big bucks for a nursing home or some other form of assisted living.<p>The last thing you want to worry about is having your …

Health Care

Red Curry Chicken Chili Recipe

"Ground chicken, chickpeas and tomatoes are simmered in a flavorful blend of red curry paste, coconut milk and robust Indian spices for a twist on …

Warm up with this chicken pot pie recipe for dinner tonight

Angelenos are wimps when it comes to the rain. And as soon as those first drops start to fall — as they're supposed to do today or tomorrow, at least in theory — most people in this city forget how to drive. So when you make it home through the rain after a long day's work, reward yourself with …

Iowa blasts No. 16 Nebraska 40-10, giving Wisconsin West division title

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) C.J. Beathard threw three touchdown passes and Iowa pummeled No. 16 Nebraska 40-10 on Friday, knocking the Cornhuskers out of …

Nebraska vs. Iowa: Score and Twitter Reaction for 2016 Heroes Trophy

Usually a team that exhibits power football, the Iowa Hawkeyes used the big play to blow out No. 16 Nebraska 40-10 to win the Heroes Trophy on Friday night from Kinnick Stadium.<p>Most of it came from the rushing game as LeShun Daniels Jr. posted 158 yards and two touchdowns, while Akrum Wadley added …

How To Make Corn Casserole For Thanksgiving 2016: An Easy Recipe Anyone Can Cook And Serve

Thanksgiving is fast approaching and this means it is time to start planning the yearly Thanksgiving dinner menu.<p>You may be lucky and have the meal …

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Electoral College Lesson: More Voters Chose Clinton, but Trump Will Be President

There are still more votes to be counted, but it looks almost certain that despite losing the presidency, Hillary Clinton will win the popular vote.<p>And likely by a million or more votes — a much larger margin than Al Gore enjoyed in 2000, when he too was denied by the Electoral College even though …

We just got better at detecting this quantum phenomenon that Einstein thought was too ‘spooky’ to be real

That's because entanglement, a voodoo-like phenomenon in quantum physics linking particles that once interacted, seems to surpass the speed of light, violating the cosmic speed limit.<p>Because of this, it doesn't fit in with Einstein's theory of relativity, so he concluded that it was too ludicrous …

Steve Earle and Shawn Colvin: nine divorces, two addictions, one perfect mix

When the musicians started singing together, they discovered they harmonized effortlessly – the start of an accidental and extraordinary creative union<p>Even Steve Earle admits that by the time you’re in your fifth decade of writing songs, inspiration can be tough to find.<p>Then came an invitation by …

Scientists Seek Ban On Monsanto's RoundUp

On Tuesday, a delegation of independent scientists urged the EPA to ban RoundUp, Monsanto's flagship herbicide at the O'Neill House Office Building in Washington D.C. Providing testimony that it poses an unreasonable risk to humans, animals, and the environment, scientists spoke at a closed meeting …

Scientists Want to Bring Back Woolly Mammoths — But Why?

In a frozen corner of Siberia, far north of where most humans care to live, there is a wildlife refuge where scientists are trying to rebuild an ancient ecosystem that could help slow global warming.<p>The plan depends on cold-resistant animals that graze and trample the tundra as their ancestors did …

WATCH: How to Solve The Famous 'Grandfather Paradox' of Time Travel

If you went back in time and killed your grandfather, would you still be born? Or did you just kill yourself?<p>The concept of time travel is …

Quantum Physics

Has the age of quantum computing arrived?

It’s a mind-bending concept with the potential to change the world, and Canadian tech company D-Wave claims to have cracked the code<p>Ever since Charles Babbage’s conceptual, unrealised Analytical Engine in the 1830s, computer science has been trying very hard to race ahead of its time. Particularly …

Quantum Computing

‘Wake-up call’: Study finds fracking can pollute underground drinking water

A Stanford University study shows that fracking can pollute underground drinking water. Using publicly available data and reports, researchers found …

Why are so many smart people such idiots about philosophy?

There’s no doubt that Bill Nye “the Science Guy” is extremely intelligent. But it seems that, when it comes to philosophy, he’s completely in the dark. The beloved American science educator and TV personality posted a video last week where he responded to a question from a philosophy undergradabout …

Stephen Hawking

Willie Nelson interview: 'Always look for hope'

<b>Willie Nelson, who was born on April 30, 1933, in Abbott, Texas, is one of the finest country music singers and songwriters of modern times. Nelson has won 11 Grammys and acted in more than 30 films. He has also campaigned for the legalisation of marijuana. This interview with Martin Chilton was</b> …

Bela Fleck and the BBCSSO review – banjo maestro meets his match

<b>City Halls, Glasgow</b><br>The charismatic banjo master flirted, duelled and traded melodies with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra in a playful, fairground ride of a show<p>What’s the best way to tune a banjo? With a wire cutter. The much-derided banjo, despite its African roots and history in slavery, …

Hawkeye injury updates: Canzeri, Meier, Beathard improving

CLOSE<p>The Register's Chad Leistikow previews Iowa's trip to the Rose Bowl, including preparation and injury updates.<p>IOWA CITY, Ia. — Health care is a …

Photo mystery solved? Mars rover snapped pic of rocket stage crash, NASA says

Space enthusiasts have been abuzz for days over whether the Mars rover Curiosity captured an extraterrestrial crash. On Friday, NASA declared the …

Vatican appoints PricewaterhouseCoopers to audit accounts

<b>The Vatican has ordered the first ever external audit of its accounts as part of Pope Francis' efforts to reform the Roman Catholic Church.</b><p>The auditor, accounting giant PricewaterhouseCoopers, will start work immediately, a papal spokesman said.<p>Pope Francis has promised to make the Vatican's …

It's time to accept Iowa as a legitimate title contender

LINCOLN, Neb. -- Why not Iowa?<p>It’s time to ask the question. The Hawkeyes’ unbeaten run is no longer a sideshow. This is front and center in college …

Iowa is Iowa, the 12-0 team America loves to doubt

LINCOLN, Neb.— On the crown of each Iowa helmet, largely hidden from view, is a yellow decal inset with a three-letter acronym: ANF —<i>America Needs Farmers</i>.<p>At halftime here at Memorial Stadium, after Nebraska’s late field goal drew the Cornhuskers within four points and breathed life into the home …

Iowa's Canzeri grateful he's able to be part of 12-0 season

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — This incredible football season unfolding for third-ranked Iowa has left Jordan Canzeri in a reflective mood.<p>The running back has missed so much playing time because of injuries over his time in Iowa City that while everyone whose wardrobe includes black and old gold was …

Iowa's 12-0 record silences talk of Ferentz, contract

During an interview in July, I asked Iowa football coach Kirk Ferentz why his contract only came up after a loss.<p>“That’s just the way it is,” Ferentz …

Michigan State, Iowa not flashy but worthy of Big Ten title game

Two old-school programs will break ground Saturday, participating in college football's first quarterfinal playoff game.<p>It will be called the Big Ten championship game, and the winner heads directly to the College Football Playoff without passing go. The loser might fall all the way to Fiesta or …

College Sports

Iowa and Michigan State have parallels that soon will intersect

When Michigan State and Iowa line up at the Big Ten championship game Saturday night, they won't necessarily be staring at their own reflection. But the teams — and programs — do look an awful lot alike.<p>"We're not identical, but there are probably some parallels between how we do things," Iowa …

Planning for success: No one is bigger than the team at Iowa

Desmond King's eight interceptions this season lead the nation and rank him second among Big Ten players in the past two decades, equal to Charles …

Big Ten Championship 2015: Michigan State vs. Iowa Complete Game Preview

For the second consecutive season, a spot in the College Football Playoff will be on the line in the annual Big Ten Championship Game.<p>But as opposed to last year, when Ohio State started its postseason run by beating Wisconsin 59-0, both teams will presumably be playing for the right to clinch a …