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American Mennonites keep traveling to Iraq to fix windows

But they aren't soldiers, or private military contractors, or even civilians who have come to war-ravaged northern Iraq to take part in the fight against Islamic State, as dozens of others have done.<p>They are devout Christians from a Protestant sect known more for shying away from the world than for …

Turmeric: Health Benefits, Flavor, Recipes & More on the Trendy Spice - Great Ideas : People.com

Make room in your overflowing spice rack, because there’s a savory new go-to in town. Google recently named turmeric its “top trending functional …

Food

MAC Swears New 'Vibe Tribe' Collection Wasn't Inspired By Native Americans, Internet Scoffs

We don't even know what to say here.<p>With summer festival season in full swing and music lovers gearing up for the second weekend of Coachella, we're unfortunately sure to see people sporting Native American headdresses and beaded garments. It's a problem. But when one of the most seemingly …

Native Americans

This French software giant is helping Tesla and Faraday Future in 'building the future'

The company makes 3D imaging software to help companies design and test products. And it's used by the likes of Tesla, Faraday Future, and Jeff Bezos' space venture Blue Origin, among others.<p>"We serve the most prestigious big brands in each sector," CEO Bernard Charles told BI this week, "but our …

Augmented Reality

IRS Fugitive For 14 Years Gets 6 More Years In Prison

You might think the IRS could come after you for 3 years, or maybe even 6 if you <i>really</i> misstep. But there are different ways the IRS and Justice Department can pursue tax evaders, and sometimes their memory is quite long. Take the curious case of Palle Bognaes a.k.a. Pono, now age 74, who was …

Corruption

Your Apple Watch can now tell if you're happy or sad

Have you ever wondered if your Apple Watch really cares about your feelings? Well, it doesn’t but this app will help it understand how you’re feeling from how you talk.<p>EmoWatch, from Tokyo-based Smartmedical, is an app for the Apple Watch that identifies and tracks users’ emotions through their …

No evidence of Mexico's 43 missing students' remains in rubbish, lab finds

Findings ‘do not scientifically support’ government investigation’s claims that bodies of Ayotzinapa teaching students were burned in garbage dump<p>Laboratory tests showed no evidence that Mexico’s missing 43 students were among the remains recovered from a rubbish tip, where the Mexican government …

Latin America

Chinese Scientists Genetically Modify Human Embryos—Again

Just one year after scientists in China made history by modifying the DNA of human embryos, a second team of Chinese researchers has done it again. …

CDC braces for Zika’s US invasion as scientists watch virus melt fetal brain

Experts prepare for pockets of transmission on US mainland as mosquito season begins.<p>The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention gathered more …

Public Health

FDA proposes limit for arsenic in baby rice cereal

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Food and Drug Administration on Friday urged the food industry to reduce the already tiny amount of arsenic found in baby rice …

Agriculture

A federal judge struck down Mississippi's ban on same-sex adoption

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A federal judge has overturned Mississippi's ban on allowing same-sex couples to adopt children.<p>U.S. District Judge Daniel Jordan, in a preliminary injunction issued Thursday, ruled for the couples who had sued, saying the ban is unconstitutional after a U.S. Supreme Court …

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

Cooking

Why Eating Salmon and Avocado Could Keep You Young

Foods rich in vitamin B3 could help slow the aging process.<p>Skip the Botox and skin peels; the secret to looking younger might be eating more avocado. …

Gov. Snyder's Sweeping Plan For Flint Water Crisis Gets A Reality Check

People in Flint are still lining up for bottled water. Two years ago, the city switched its drinking water source to the Flint River. But the water wasn't properly treated, damaging city pipes, which have been leaching lead into the drinking water ever since.<p>Now Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder says he …

Water

Cambodia's zeal for rubber drives ethnic group from land

BOUSRA, Cambodia (AP) — For generations, the indigenous Bunong were famous as the elephant keepers and masters of the forests in eastern Cambodia. …

Human Rights

Jeremy Irons at your service as Alfred, a very different butler in 'Batman v Superman'

As long as there is a Batman, there will be an Alfred. And as the caped crusader transformed from Watusi-dancing crimefighter into a frightening vigilante, so did the caretaker of the cape and cowl. The first rotund, bowler-hatted Alfred introduced in the 1943 comic "Batman No. 16" would no doubt …

Comic Books

60-Year-Old Model Puts Sexed-Up Swimsuit Ads To Shame In Stunning Photos

Sleek is the new sexy.<p>Like any article of clothing, swimwear can help you express your smart, playful, confident best self.<p>Sixty-year-old model Yazemeenah Rossi proves this point flawlessly in new campaign images for a swimsuit collaboration between online specialty shop The Dreslyn and lingerie …

Women's Fashion

Associated Press News

New York City Just Took A Huge Step To Tackle Obscenely High Rents

Almost all city council members supported the mayor's affordable housing proposal, but critics say it doesn't go far enough.<p>Two significant components of New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s (D) affordable housing plan won the approval of City Council Tuesday after months of negotiating, changes …

Housing

After Brussels, #StopIslam is trending — but for all the right reasons

AFTER THIS MORNING’S ATTACKS on the city of Brussels, and after the attacks were claimed by the Islamic State, there was some predictable nasty …

Social Media

Six months into 'Dieselgat' scandal, gloom deepens in VW's hometown | Reuters

(This March 18 report corrects wording of second paragraph as not all workers at VW’s Wolfsburg plant live in the town)<p>File photo of the embellished VW logo on a Volkswagen car in Hanau, Germany November 12, 2015. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach/Files<p>By Andreas Cremer<p>WOLFSBURG, Germany (Reuters) - When …

Detroit Auto Show

Everything we know about Nike's new self-lacing shoe: The HyperAdapt 1.0

Here's every fact about Nike's HyperAdapt 1.0, the first self-lacing shoe coming to you by the end of 2016.

Shoes

Jump into Spring With This DIY Dip Dye Ombré Dress

Cut a strip of your practice fabric to test your dye color opacity.<p>Lay down your garbage bags to protect your surface area. Fill 1/4 – 1/2 of your bucket with hot water (we boiled ours and let it sit for a couple of minutes). You want enough water for the fabric to move freely in the dye bath so …

King Tutankhamen in color

Harry Burton's photographs of the discovery of Tutankhamen's tomb, which are housed in the archive of the Griffith Institute at the University of Oxford, have been digitally colorized by Dynamichrome on behalf of SC Exhibitions. All of these images are featured in the exhibition "The Discovery of …

University of Oxford

Amazon Is Trying to Patent Paying With a Selfie

Amazon is looking to patent the ability to authenticate a payment using a selfie, according to a newly-filed patent. First spotted by technology news …

The Latest: Mississippi River Valley mayors assess flooding

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on flooding in Mississippi and Louisiana (all times local):<p>5:45 p.m.<p>Some Mississippi River Valley mayors say the …