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The Best Cheesecakes in America

It’s hard to say no to a slice of dense and creamy New York–style cheesecake, but that doesn’t stop pastry chefs from reinventing the American …

Donald Trump slashes size of national parks in Utah to allow drilling

President Trump has announced plans to slash the size of two US national parks, provoking fury from environmentalists, native american tribes and conservationists.<p>Mr Trump called for the 1.3 million acre Bears Ears National Monument to be cut back to 228,784 acres split into two separate areas.<p>He …

Poll: Economists Unanimous That Debt Would Balloon Under GOP Tax Plan

Republicans have been selling their tax overhaul plan as a major booster for the U.S. economy. In fact, they have argued that it would grow the economy so much that cuts would largely pay for themselves.<p>But on both counts, top economists are doubtful.<p>In a new poll from the University of Chicago's …

Economics

Turkey farmers facing squeeze after Trump kills agriculture rules

A USDA decision is giving significant power to the multibillion-dollar meat industry, potentially crushing the smaller turkey farmers.<p>Ike Horst raises 22,000 turkeys a year on his farm in the rolling hills of south-central Pennsylvania, selling them to a processing company that was providing him …

Agriculture

This Gorgeous Town in the Swiss Alps Will Pay You to Live There

If you’ve ever wanted to live in a quiet, picturesque town in the mountains, the time is now.<p>The Swiss village of Albinen, near Leukerbad in the …

Swiss Alps

12 Mind-Blowing, Affordable Adventures for Your Bucket List

Start planning your next vacation now.<p>Are you an adventure hound who lives for trips that test your physical limits? Have you fantasized about …

Fox News's Shepard Smith debunks his network's favorite Hillary Clinton 'scandal,' infuriates viewers

Fox News anchor Shepard Smith debunked what his own network has called the Hillary Clinton uranium “scandal,” infuriating Fox viewers, some of whom suggested that he ought to work for CNN or MSNBC.<p>Smith’s critique, which called President Trump’s accusations against Clinton “inaccurate,” was …

Donald Trump

Trump Backs Intel Agencies After Raising Doubts Over Russian Meddling

HANOI, Vietnam — President Donald Trump said Sunday that he's "with" the U.S. intelligence agencies that have concluded Russia meddled in the 2016 election, despite repeated denials from Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>"I believe [Putin] believes that" Russia didn't meddle, Trump said, walking …

Trump Says Tougher Gun Laws Could’ve Worsened Texas Death Toll

SEOUL, South Korea — President Trump said on Tuesday that stricter gun laws would not have prevented the shooting in a Texas church that killed 26 people and that they could have driven the death toll into the hundreds, since the gunman was shot by an armed bystander.<p>Mr. Trump was asked during a …

Black Friday came early with Amazon’s lowest prices ever on Philips Wake-Up lights

The smartest Black Friday shoppers know that you don’t actually have to wait until Black Friday to score killer deals ahead of the holidays. There …

Trump: "the reason our stock market is so successful is because of me"

President Trump took credit Saturday for stock market gains since his election, telling reporters on Air Force One he's "always been great with …

Do the Dunes: Where You Can Ride the Sand

There were only two sand sleds left in the rental rack when I arrived one June morning at the Oasis store near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve in southern Colorado.<p>And then there were none.<p>Taking the last sleds to the cashier, I learned it was the second time in as many months that they …

National Parks

The Most Haunted Place in Every State, Mapped

For some of us, Halloween is best-celebrated snuggling up under a blanket hiding from scary movies and stuffing our faces with candy, but for the …

This is why sister of US soldier killed in Iraq War branded Donald Trump a "fat, f***ing liar"

The sister of a US soldier killed in the Iraq War has branded Donald Trump a "fat, f***ing liar" over his claims that past presidents haven't made …

Another Obama Decision Reversed? Now It's About Food Safety.

WASHINGTON — Citing President Donald Trump's calls for deregulation, Republican lawmakers and the chicken industry are aggressively lobbying to speed up poultry inspection lines — a change the Obama administration had rejected after warnings it would endanger workers and increase food contamination.<p>…

Agriculture

Study Reviews 1,154 Climate Science Results, Finds No Evidence of Publication Bias

Send this to the climate deniers you know.<p>It is rare to encounter a scientific fact that stirs widespread debate and distrust quite like the matter …

Things That Go Hump in the Night: The 10 Hottest Horror Movie Hookups

Sex and horror movies go together like Jason Voorhees and unwashed, definitely smelly hockey masks. As future prank star Jamie Kennedy decreed in</i> …

Solar Grew Faster Than All Other Forms of Power for the First Time

Solar power grew faster than any other source of fuel for the first time in 2016, the International Energy Agency said in a report suggesting the …

India's New Bullet Train Will Travel Underwater

India’s first ever bullet train will take passengers between Ahmedabad and Mumbai in record time and travel nearly four-and-a-half miles (7km) …

Detroit Lions player shares mail he received from fans about protests during national anthem

Ameer Abdullah was one of many NFL players this season who knelt during the national anthem, taking part in a protest movement began by Colin Kaepernick last year to protest police brutality and inequality in America.<p>On Monday, he shared some of the letters on Instagram stories he received from …

Antarctic sea ice levels hit record low, but experts are not sure why

Unpredictable nature of Antarctic sea ice levels the focus at conference of meteorology experts in Australia this week<p>Sea ice levels in Antarctica dropped to a record low this year, but experts say there is not a clear link to climate change.<p>More than 60 meteorologists and scientists from around …

You'll Never Believe Which Alcoholic Beverage Is Growing Fastest

As craft beer's growth slows, sales of wine and spirits are taking off, but the fastest-growing alcoholic beverage in the U.S. today is one you've probably never heard of.<p>Mead is the oldest fermented beverage on earth, predating all other alcoholic beverages, even beer, with cave drawings of …

Jacoby Brissett to Start in Indy, as Colts All but Admit They Screwed Up

On Friday, the Indianapolis Colts finally admitted that they’ve screwed up the most important position in sports for the past eight months. The team …

Irma wipes out dreams across independent-minded Florida Keys

BIG PINE KEY, Fla. (AP) — Tim Stanton emerged from his ruined workshop off Highway 1 on Big Pine Key and collapsed to the ground, his sunburned, …

An entirely renewable energy future is possible, a new study says

A new study finds that countries around the world could shift their economies entirely to renewable energy sources, such as solar, wind and hydroelectric, by the year 2050.<p>The researchers map out the blend of energy sources that each of 139 countries would need to completely switch their energy to …

Renewable Energy

Long Drive contestant's swing is so violent it snaps driver shaft, sending clubhead into crowd

The World Long Drive Championship produces its share of highlights and "Did you see THAT?!?!" moments. The video you're about to see definitely qualifies as the latter, but is far from the former.<p>Wes Patterson is half man, half Paul Bunyan, a guy who went from baseball player to professional golfer …

Google Drive has become a popular alternative to The Pirate Bay

Pirates went through a rough patch this past year. Shortly after KickassTorrents and its alleged owner Artem Vaulin went down, competing sites Torrentz.eu and TorrentHound swiftly followed suit. But while The Pirate Bay is still there to hold the fort, an unlikely alternative is starting to shape …

Google Drive

GetAccept raises $1.6M to help companies close sales leads faster

GetAccept co-founder Mathias Thulin is very familiar with a common problem sales representatives have: they have a great meeting with a potential customer, fire off an email to follow up on that deal and send a thank you note, and then hear nothing back.<p>With all these leads going dark, Thulin and …

Startups

We Didn't Think PB+J Could Get Any Better Until We Made It Like This

Put miso in your nut butter and never look back.<p>I must admit—I don’t really like peanut butter. So when asked to make an elevated peanut butter and jelly sandwich for Healthyish, I had to get extra creative. I wasn’t looking to recreate the wheel, but sometimes tweaking the expected gets you …

22 Most Beautiful Places in the World - Add These Destinations to Your Travel Bucket List

The ultimate bucket list<p>Oia, Santorini, Greece<p>All of the Greek islands are undeniably beautiful, but head to the hillside town of Oia for some of the …