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Now the Trump administration wants to limit citizenship for legal immigrants

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is expected to issue a proposal in coming weeks that would make it harder for legal immigrants to become citizens or get green cards if they have ever used a range of popular public welfare programs, including Obamacare, four sources with knowledge of the plan …

Immigration

Biggest blaze in California history challenges firefighters

Firefighters struggled against rugged terrain, high winds and an August heat wave Tuesday to slow the spread of the biggest wildfire ever recorded in California, an inferno that exploded to be nearly the size of Los Angeles in just 11 days.<p>The 450-square-mile (1,165-square-kilometer) blaze, …

Fire Fighting

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi is stepping down

PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi, one of the most prominent women to lead a Fortune 500 company, will step down on October 3.<p>She will remain as chairwoman of the board of directors until early 2019. Nooyi, 62, will be replaced by Pepsi's (PEP) global operations chief Ramon Laguarta, 54.<p>Nooyi, who was born …

Indra Nooyi

15 Recipes Every Beginner Baker Should Master

So you’re not an expert baker—maybe precise measurements scare you, or you prefer French fries to French pastry. But if you’re looking to improve …

French Fries

One group that definitely faces prejudice in college admissions

<i>Jonathan Zimmerman teaches education and history at the University of Pennsylvania. He is the author of “Campus Politics: What Everyone Needs to Know.”</i><p>Do Harvard and other elite universities illegally discriminate against Asian American applicants?<p>I’m not sure. But there’s another group of people …

College & University

Donald Trump is twisting himself in knots trying to explain the Trump Tower meeting

<b>(CNN) —</b> On Sunday morning, amid his latest tweetstorm about the ongoing special counsel investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election, President Donald Trump turned his focus to the now-infamous June 2016 meeting between his top advisers and several Russians.<p>Here's what he said:<p><i>"Fake</i> …

Donald Trump

While We Sleep, Our Mind Goes on an Amazing Journey

Magazine<p>Our floodlit society has made sleep deprivation a lifestyle. But we know more than ever about how we rest—and how it keeps us healthy.<p><b>Nearly every night</b> of our lives, we undergo a startling metamorphosis.<p>Our brain profoundly alters its behavior and purpose, dimming our consciousness. For a …

Sleep

Melania Trump contradicts her husband on LeBron James

<b>(CNN) —</b> Melania Trump praised LeBron James for his charity work less than a day after her husband attacked the NBA superstar's intellect in a tweet Friday night.<p>The first lady's spokeswoman on Saturday said Trump is supportive of James' work with children.<p>"It looks like LeBron James is working to …

Donald Trump

Trump's attacks on media may lead to real violence: U.N. expert

GENEVA (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump's verbal attacks on the media run the risk of triggering real violence against journalists, the U.N. rapporteur for freedom of expression said on Thursday.<p>In a joint statement with Edison Lanza, who holds the same post at the Inter-American Commission …

Donald Trump

The artful science behind the scent of bottled rain

Would that you could inhale the aroma of summer rain falling on a long, hot day in Sarasota, Florida. It smells sweet like grass, earthy like soil, lush, a touch salty, fresh, and green—like relief.<p>Indeed, anthropologist Diana Young of the University of Queensland in Australia believes that we, and …

Northern Ireland

How Mormon pop stars are using their music to support LGBT issues

<b>Salt Lake City (CNN) —</b> Music plays a big role in Mormon life.<p>Their hymnbook has more than 300 songs, singing is an integral part of their worship services from childhood on, and members of the Mormon Tabernacle Choir are ambassadors for the faith who've performed at presidential inaugurations and …

LGBTQI

The Peculiar Math That Could Underlie the Laws of Nature

In 2014, a graduate student at the University of Waterloo, Canada, named Cohl Furey rented a car and drove six hours south to Pennsylvania State …

Mathematics

Sassy, self-aware, snarky. In the Trump era, cable news banners troll in real time

They’ve become a facet of almost every news broadcast, as familiar as the anchor sitting behind a desk. Within moments of the start of a newscast or panel discussion, the info-billboards on the lower third of the TV screen begin their silent unfurling:<p>• “German ambassador to U.S. responds to …

Donald Trump

Scallops with Lemon-Basil Sauce

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Finely grate lemon rind, reserving 1/4 teaspoon. Squeeze lemon, reserving 2 tablespoons juice. Pat scallops dry with paper towels.<p>…

Roseanne’s Wake-Up Call for the Populist Right

Her outburst of racist invective provided a lesson for the populist right that too few of its members are heeding.<p>When ABC rebooted <i>Roseanne</i>, the half-hour comedy’s eponymous star had an opportunity to reinvigorate her career, to earn a pile of money, and to help her country.<p>Like <i>All in the Family</i> a …

Donald Trump

HOT HOT HOT! These 10 Sexy Jumpsuits Are Perfect For Summer — All Under $30 on Amazon

If you're on the hunt for a sexy outfit this Summer, it's not all about dresses. This season, try something new and rock a hot jumpsuit instead. These versatile pieces are easy to dress up with sleek heels and a cute clutch. You can rock them on your next girls' night out, dinner date, or vacation. …

The new neutrals you need to know now

We all recognise a neutral country when we see one. All you have to say is cuckoo clocks, watches (not the Apple Watch) and hidden Nazi gold, and we know where we are.<p>Neutral colours, however? Not so easy. It wasn’t always this way. A few years ago you could say, categorically, 
that black and …

Olivia Munn Unbuttons Her See-Through Dress to Show Off Sensual Thigh-High Stiletto Boots

Following a revealing interview on Andy Cohen’s SiriusXM radio show “Andy Cohen Live” Wednesday, Olivia Munn made a head-turning street style …

This Serum Makes My Skin So Glowy, I Go Makeup-Free

I'm obsessed with face masks. Whether I'm experiencing a bad breakout or just having a bad day, there's a mask to make every situation seem …

Looks Like I’ll Be Sitting Out the NFL Again Next Season (and the Season After That, Etc.)

It was much easier to boycott the NFL last season than I anticipated. For one, I underestimated how much I’d enjoy having my Sundays back. Also, my …

10 Blackhead Treatments Dermatologists Use on Themselves

Growing up, we definitely squeezed at the skin on our noses and chins with abandon trying to extract the gunk inside of them. It was fascinating, a …

This Is the Best Oil for Frying

By Alex Delany<p>You better not be wasting a fortune deep-frying in olive oil.<p>Frying food at home is already kind of scary. We get it. You're working with a tub of hot, bubbling oil. (They used to defend castles with that stuff, for crying out loud!) So to make things a little bit easier, let's talk …

A Makeup Artist Transformed Into The Mona Lisa & She Seriously Belongs In A Museum

Makeup lovers have long known that putting on a face is akin to playing with art, but one beauty blogger just took that idea one step further. A …

The Future of Fashion is at Atlanta's Grady High School

I was not ready.<p>As someone who has attended countless high school fashion shows and performances, when I accepted an invitation to cover Henry W. …

All Your Most Burning Tattoo Questions, Answered

Once associated primarily with seamen and convicted criminals, the Western world's relationship with tattoos has come a long way over the past …

The One Thing an Esthetician Told Me That Changed My Skin

<i>As beauty editors, we get bombarded with a ton of new products every day (we know—tough life).</i> <b>Reviewed</b> <i>is a series where we report on some of the best</i> …

Byrdie Editors Share Their Number One Remedies for Blackheads

Blackheads happen to the best of us, and they arise when your hair follicles are clogged with excess sebum. "<b>Blackheads are essentially an</b> …

The Minimalist's Guide To Great Skin

"Less is more" was once a phrase reserved exclusively for mothers warning daughters about the perils of one too many bracelets, brightly colored …

It's Here! The Recipe for the Exquisite Royal Wedding Cake

With the royal wedding just one day away, Chef Ptak is giving us a behind-the-scenes look at creating Prince Harry and Meghan’s wedding cake.<p>In …

This Is the Summer You Start Making Homemade Salad Dressing

By Alex Delany<p>"But it's never as good as the bottled stuff," you say? We're here to help.<p>I grew up in a bottled salad dressing household. There were brief periods of my life when oil and vinegar would be placed on the table—a nod to health or culture or maybe something else I was missing …

Food