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How to Make Dessert for One That Is Actually Healthy

Winter is in full swing, and with our pumpkin recipes behind us, it’s time to recognize the truly versatile and delicious apple. One of my favorite comfort foods is homemade apple crisp paired with some vanilla ice cream, but <b></b>if you’ve actually ever made this dessert classic before, you know that …

Boy Meets Swirl

Do you love a baking project? Do you love the smell of warmly spiced baked goods? Do you love the satisfaction of baking your own bread but don't …

Cortisol levels in children's hair may reveal future mental health risk

Hair samples may help determine the risk of a child developing mental and other chronic illnesses later in their life, research led by the University of Melbourne has found.<p>Researchers assessed the level of cortisol in the hair of 70 nine-year-old children from primary schools across Victoria. …

Mental Health

Furious 8 Could Go To Russia, Iceland & Cuba

Universal Pictures is in the process of gaining permission to shoot scenes for the upcoming “Furious 8” in Cuba, the first Hollywood studio film to …

Ted Cruz: McCain asking about my birthplace because he backs Rubio

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ted Cruz's explanation for why John McCain is questioning his eligibility to become president: McCain secretly supports Marco Rubio for the Republican nomination.<p>"Everybody knows John McCain is going to endorse Marco Rubio," Cruz told reporters Thursday when asked about how the …

What a Failed TPP Would Mean for the U.S. Economy

The most important foreign economic policy decision of 2016 in the U.S. will be made after President Obama signs and submits the Trans-Pacific …

Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Orders End To All Same-Sex Marriage Licenses

In a notably provocative legal order Wednesday, Alabama Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore issued an order directing Alabama probate judges to not …

Same-sex Marriage

Russian Economy Killers: Oil and Sanctions

Russian President Vladimir Putin gets a bad report card, even a failing grade, for his handling of the economic crisis in his country, according to …

German justice minister threatens foreign Cologne attackers with deportation

Following dozens of alleged sexual assaults in Cologne, the German justice minister has said that deportations are "completely conceivable." Many …

House Speaker Paul Ryan: Obama's actions on guns as 'a distraction'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan ripped President Barack Obama on Wednesday, saying he should be more focused on combating terrorism than issuing new executive actions to address gun sales.<p>"I think it would be nice if he would actually focus on defeating ISIS, on calling radical Islamic …

Border quiet as China weighs N. Korea nuke test response

DANDONG, China (AP) — Trucks rumbled across the Chinese-North Korean border Thursday in a sign that trade was continuing despite Beijing's anger over …

North Korea

President Obama Isn’t Taking People’s Guns—But Maybe He Should

The president zoomed in on exactly the right point Tuesday: What about the rights of those killed by gun violence to live free from terror?<p>President …

Locals Rally Against Militants In Oregon: 'Knock This Crap Off'

The vast majority at a community meeting indicated they wanted the armed protesters to peacefully leave.<p>BURNS, Ore. -- Hundreds of locals from Harney County, Oregon, packed a fairgrounds building on a freezing Wednesday evening to urge armed militants occupying a federal building to go home.<p>But …