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Patriotism Reconsidered

It is tempting to dismiss Rudy Giuliani's recent judgment about President Barack<p>Obama's love of country as a sign that America's Mayor will say almost anything to get back in the spotlight. We should not give Giuliani and his unapologetic lack of respect for a sitting president more attention than …

10 Healthy Snacks To Eat At Your Desk

Sweet potato stuffed with tuna? That may not sound like the most appetizing snack, but it’s delicious, and has a great balance of protein, nutrients and fat. That’s what you want when you’re at your desk and hunger strikes in mid-morning or afternoon, says Los Angeles nutritionist Jonny Bowden, …

Nutrition

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

4 Wholesome and Hearty Bean Soups to Get You Through Winter

<b>1. Pasta e Fagioli</b><p>Pasta e fagioli -- literally "pasta and beans" -- is a hearty and heartwarming Italian soup, perfect for a chilly night. There are countless recipes but this one, adapted from Chef Joe Cicala's recipe in the <i>The Washington Post</i>, is the best I've tried. The base of the soup is made …

Take Control of Your Running Health

Ten keys to staying on the road and out of the doctor's office.<p>Each year, studies report that somewhere between one-fifth and one-half of runners get injured. The figure is hard to pin down because sports medicine researchers aren't in agreement about what exactly qualifies as an injury. Is it …

These Are The Charlie Hebdo Cartoons That Terrorists Thought Were Worth Killing Over

Gunfire broke out Wednesday in an attack at the offices of French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo, leaving 12 dead, including four prominent cartoonists.<p>Known for its caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad, as well as critical depictions of Catholics, Jews and French politicians, the magazine regularly …

3 Tricks for Running Harder and Longer

<b>Break Up Your Mileage</b><br>Interval workouts feel less unwieldy than a long run. "Breaking any long run into more manageable chunks of distance makes it seem like you’re not running as far," says Jason Fitzgerald, a 2:39 marathoner and founder of Strength Running in Washington, D.C. "When you divide it …

Women's World Cup Draw: Possible Groups of Death

The draw for the 2015 Women's World Cup takes place in Ottawa, Canada, on Saturday, with Ecuador becoming the 24th nation to qualify for it when they beat Trinidad and Tobago in a play-off on Tuesday.<p>The Ecuadorians are one of eight nations making their debut at women's football's showpiece event, …

Soccer

To prevent or reverse obesity and its ills, timing may be everything

If obesity is linked to Americans' 24/7 lifestyles, would it help to reset the clock that dictates our eating? A new study of mice suggests it would, and in ways that go well beyond weight alone.<p>Even with a diet high in fat and sugar, mice that had their "eating day" compressed into a period of …

Diabetes

Feds Arrest Man For Facebook Posts Threatening To Kill Darren Wilson

WASHINGTON -- Federal authorities on Tuesday arrested a man from Washington state for allegedly threatening to kill Darren Wilson, the former police officer who killed 18-year-old Michael Brown on Aug. 9 in Ferguson, Missouri.<p>Jaleel Tariq Abdul-Jabbaar, a 48-year-old from Kirkland, Washington, is …

Roy Keane: I will have tea with Sir Alex Ferguson - if he apologises

Former Manchester United captain prepared to end his feud with ex-manager but wants Sir Alex to say sorry first for 'bad-mouthing' him<p>Roy Keane would be prepared to meet up with <b>Sir Alex Ferguson</b> for a cup of tea - if he receives an apology from the former <b>Manchester United</b> manager.<p>Former United …

'Revenge Porn' Law Sees First Conviction In California

A man who posted nude photos of his ex-girlfriend without her consent on her employer’s Facebook page is the first person to be convicted under California’s “revenge porn” law, the Los Angeles City Attorney’s Office reported Monday.<p>Noe Iniguez, 36, of Los Angeles was sentenced Monday to one year in …

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Fitness

When Is It Okay To Run Every Day?

How to safely add more miles to your routine.<p><i>I’m almost finished with a Couch-to-5K program and doing great. The plan emphasizes running three times a week. When is it okay to run every day? Or consecutive days? My problem is that I work 12-hour shifts three time a week and have a long commute. On</i> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly4 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

Surreal Places You Won't Believe Actually Exist

Our imaginations take us to grand and colorful places that we can not conceive as a reality. But what if those colors actually existed right here on Earth?<p>There are places right here on our planet that are absolutely extraordinary. They defy norms and go far beyond the beauty that a typical …

World Schooling: When Children Study Abroad

By day two of our trip in Antigua, Guatemala, we had seen most of the town that we would be living in for the next four weeks.<p><b>We had a dilemma:</b> <i>What in the world were we going to do in Antigua for the next 26 days with our kids?</i><p>By fate and good fortune on that day, our answer came to us over a …

Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli to fight threat of FA ban after racism claims

Liverpool striker faces ban following inflammatory Instagram post, but remains adamant he is innocent<p>Mario Balotelli is ready to fight any Football Association racism charge over his inflammatory post on social media about black people and Jews after being ordered to explain the latest bizarre …

Arsene Wenger: I will win Premier League title with Arsenal again inside three years

Arsenal's chances of catching Chelsea this season already look almost non-existent, but Arsene Wenger adamant he has a group creating "something special"<p>Arsène Wenger has bullishly outlined his certainty that this <b>Arsenal</b> squad can topple Chelsea and again win the Premier League before his contract …