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American incomes rose for second consecutive year under Obama

The 2016 census report underlines the strength of the economic recovery Obama oversaw after the worst recession in living memory<p>American incomes rose significantly for a second year in a row in 2016, bouncing back after the lost decade that followed the last recession.<p>The census report covers 2016, …

Military: Pilot ditched plane in woods to miss nearby homes

CLINTON, Md. (AP) — A fighter pilot on a training mission ditched his jet in a wooded area Wednesday so that the plane would avoid crashing into a …

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Cooking

A Happy, Sweaty Journey Through This Year's Carnival in Trinidad

<i>“Oh Lawd the city, could burn down. We jamming still. We jamming still. The building could fall down. We jamming still. We jamming…”</i><p>There are times …

Cool Tokyo Hotels - 15 Awesome Stays For Your Next Adventure

Neon lights, high-end shopping, sushi and cherry blossoms will likely form part of your stay in Tokyo. But what makes a good trip great? A truly …

Hospitality

6 Foods This R.D. Always Keeps in Her Pantry to Deal With Sweet and Salty Cravings

Food cravings can strike for a variety of reasons. Sometimes they're old habits, like always having something sweet after dinner. Sometimes it's a …

The Number of Veggies You Should Be Eating Is More Than You Think

How many servings of fruit and vegetables to you commit to each day? A recent article in <i>New Scientists</i> insists that we should be doubling our daily …

The United Arab Emirates wants to build a city on Mars

Elon Musk isn't the only person who wants to build a city on Mars. Now the United Arab Emirates has announced that it wants to establish a …

United Arab Emirates

15 Healthyish Snacks That Will Actually Fill You Up

Tasty stuff to have on-the-go or prep ahead of time.

Healthy Eating

8 tricks for sleeping on a plane, according to a sleep specialist

Whether you're jetting from coast-to-coast or around the world, jet lag is a downright drag. A little background on the traveler's worst enemy: <b>"Jet lag occurs when we experience a desynchronization between our internal body clock and the external time clock of our destination,"</b> explained Natalie …

3 Healthy Make-Ahead Meals That Only Require a Crock-Pot

We're smack-dab in the middle of winter, meaning our obsession with cozy, low-maintenance slow cooker recipes is at an all-time high. (Bonus points …

Stop cravings in their tracks by decoding what they really mean

The best snack for every craving<p>Ever find yourself rummaging through the fridge or kitchen cabinets for that delicious, satisfying <i>something</i>—except …

10 Chick-fil-A Copycat Recipes to Satisfy Your Cravings, Even on Sundays

Why is it that Chick-fil-A cravings seem to hit the hardest on Sundays, the only day the fast-food chain is closed? These copycat recipes allow you to get your fix any time, any day. From the classic Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich to the nuggets and more, every Chick-fil-A obsessive will surely …

Chick-fil-A

8 Healthy Cooking Hacks Everyone Should Know

I came. I slawed. I concasséd (that’s chef speak for a fancy method of dicing a tomato). And now that I’ve graduated from New York City’s …

5 foods to help you beat dangerous belly fat

Diet & Fitness<p>More than 70 percent of adults — ages 20 and older — are overweight, and almost 40 percent are considered obese (having a BMI of 30+; go here to calculate your BMI). Many of us carry this excess weight around the middle; and belly fat is much worse than the fat around your hips and …

Onions

Woman loses half her body weight after refusing proposal, now looks like Kate Middleton

26-year-old Jennifer Ginley, from England, hasn't always struggled with her weight, but by the time she headed off to university, years of bad eating caught up with her. And now, she's celebrating her fairytale ending.<p>"I'd been a fairly averaged-size child but I was a size 18 by the time I went to …

Weight Loss

7 Shoes You Can Wear in the Gym — and Everywhere Else

If you’re making progress on your New Year’s resolution but need a little extra motivation to take it to the next level, the right pair of shoes …

9 Celebrity Nutritionist–Approved Ways to Beat Your Sugar Cravings

As I sit here writing this, I'm munching on a pink Himalayan–salted dark chocolate caramel bar. I don't even like dark chocolate, but this particular …

Sleep Disorders

The Truth About Fish Oil Supplements

Omega-3 fatty acids are healthy fats that are essential for good health, and since our body doesn't make them, we have to get them from other …

Easy Broccoli and Spinach Soup (5:2 Diet)

Sometimes I crave something green. I think it's my body telling me I'm lacking something in my diet. I really do believe our body tells us what we …

Recipes

One of the largest icebergs ever seen is even closer to breaking off Antarctica

Just 6.4 miles of ice are holding an iceberg the size of Delaware onto the floating Larsen C Ice Shelf in Antarctica, and scientists warn it could …

Donald Trump Just Broke With Decades of Foreign Policy in Inaugural Address

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Are Cruciferous Vegetables Healthier Than Other Ones?

Trying to name the healthiest vegetable is like trying to choose a favorite child. They're all wonderful. But cruciferous vegetables do have some …

Healthy Eating

Sugar, explained

Sugar is the dietary villain of our day. But the science is complicated.<p>First it was too many calories. Then it was too much fat. Now there’s a full-on war on sugar, our latest dietary enemy No. 1.<p>In health policy and nutrition science circles, this single nutrient is taking up a lot of oxygen …

Diets

Trump speaks with entertainer Steve Harvey about helping U.S. cities

NEW YORK (Reuters) - President-elect Donald Trump and Housing Secretary-designate Ben Carson spoke with entertainer and talk show host Steve Harvey on Friday to discuss an effort by the incoming administration to seek positive changes in U.S. inner cities.<p>"He said he wanted to do something," Harvey …

You can feed yourself for a week with less than $15 of groceries from Trader Joe's — here's what you can make

Ramen and mac n' cheese aren't your only meal options when money is tight.<p>Finding a restaurant where you can get multiple meals for under $15 is quite a feat to accomplish. That's why Trader Joe's is actually the place to be when you're on a tight budget.<p>All five of these meals are nutritious and …

Recipes

Your 10-Day Wellness Plan to Jumpstart the New Year: These Simple Diet Changes Can Have Big Results

10 Simple Diet Changes Can Have Big Results<p>“When you commit to making just one simple change each day, it helps create powerful momentum toward a …

Take this nutrition quiz to help you eat better in 2017

If you're among the many people who make New Year's resolutions, chances are one of them involves eating better, losing weight and/or getting fit. All commendable goals.<p>To help improve your healthy eating know-how this year, take a few minutes to complete this nutrition-knowledge quiz. Your answers …

Nutrition

7 Things You Need to Give Up to Be Happy

Is it just us, or does it feel like life has the accelerator pedal to the metal right now? We're all propelling forward at the craziest of speeds …

Self-confidence

How to tell if a Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is safe

<i>Editor's note, October 12th, 2016, 05:00AM ET: On September 2nd, 2016, Samsung issued a recall on the Galaxy Note 7 because of a safety concern with the battery. The company halted sales and recalled all 2.5 million devices it manufactured. It then issued replacement devices that were deemed to be</i> …