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Oklahoma looks for answers on earthquakes

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — Central Oklahoma residents are demanding to know whether earthquake swarms that have shaken their homes and their nerves in …

Michigan investigators talk with boy about basement ordeal

Michigan investigators are learning more about what happened to a Michigan boy after he vanished for almost two weeks, then suddenly turned up in the basement of his father and stepmother's home in Detroit.<p>Police talked with Charlie Bothuell for the first time Thursday about his disappearance and …

Vatican Says Church Must Be Less Judgmental Of Gays And Their Children

VATICAN CITY -- The Roman Catholic Church must be less judgmental of homosexuals and, while still opposing gay marriage, should welcome children of gay couples into the faith with equal dignity, a Vatican document said on Thursday.<p>A 75-page document, a working paper for the synod of Catholic …

Central Park Five: Money was not the issue in settlement with NYC

Twenty-five years later, Kevin Richardson can't talk about the Central Park Five case without breaking down in tears.<p>Raymond Santana can't talk about it without his bitterness showing through.<p>Yusef Salaam can't talk about it without shaking his head in disbelief.<p>It's no wonder. The three are part …

Crime

Tablets Are Making Waiters Obsolete — And Chili's Is Leading The Way

The casual dining spot has recently introduced tablets in dining rooms nationwide that customers can use to place orders, browse the menu, and entertain otherwise noisy children.<p>These tablets, as The Verge notes, aren't the high-end Apple and Samsung devices we've become accustomed to seeing, but …

Think Whole Foods prices are too high? California does

Whole Foods agreed to pay $800,000 on Tuesday to settle accusations by three California cities Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Diego, that is …

Juicy Couture is closing all U.S. stores

Social-content startup Besomebody snares $1 million in seed funding

Besomebody, an Austin, Texas-based “passion economy” social platform, pulled in $1 million from investors.<p>The E.W. Scripps company led the round. Besomebody founder Kash Shaikh is a former Proctor & Gamble and GoPro executive.<p>Besomebody describes itself as a fast growing “motivational” content …

Why you need to know more about software than you think

Knowing your way around a computer is more important than it has ever been.<p>With a third of the world population online and software developer being …

Walmart cuts iPhone prices

If you're still holding out for the price of the newest iPhones to drop, your time has come.<p>Walmart said it is cutting the price for both the iPhone 5s and 5c beginning 9 a.m. Friday.<p>With a two-year contract, a 16-gigabyte iPhone 5S will cost $99, coming down from $149. The 16-gigabyte iPhone 5c …

With iPhone 6 expected soon, iPhone 5 gets price cut

As rumors circulate about an upcoming iPhone 6, Wal-Mart and other retailers started slashing the prices of iPhone 5 models on Friday.<p>Wal-Mart, for …

eBay responds to claims that security breach has impacted its vendors

Robin Ramsden was running a successful business from her home, selling and shipping cut glass and sodering irons all over the world, with much of the business done via eBay. But the 56-year-old from Colorado told TODAY that after the site reported a security breach and advised users to change their …

Aereo to suspend streaming TV service today, says fight will go on

Aereo, the start-up video service that the Supreme Court ruled is illegal earlier this week, has told its customers it is temporarily suspending operations.<p>In a letter to subscribers, Aereo Founder and Chief Executive Chet Kanojia, said access to the service would stop Saturday (June 28) at 11:30 …

New York State

Breakfast Menu Switch Has Food Makers Scrambling

It's no secret that Greek yogurt's popularity is on the rise and consumers are increasingly losing their appetite for cereal. But recent data show the trends are picking up speed and creating major headaches for some of the companies behind America's best-known breakfast brands.<p>General Mills on …

Breakfast

Food Truck Fare Is Getting Pricier. Here's Why.

This story originally appeared on CNBC<p>It used to be that food trucks were a place to get a dollar slice or a $2 taco. But in the past few years trucks have had a pricey gourmet makeover, and now offer everything from a $9 burger to a $17 crab roll.<p>"There's so many options, and there's organic good …

Best- And Worst-Performing Cloud Computing Stocks June 23rd To June 27th And Year-To-Date

The highest performing cloud computing stocks year-to-date when measured by share price gains are NetScout Systems (NASDAQ:NTCT) up 47.92%, Akamai (NASDAQ:AKAM) up 29.31%, Zendesk (NYSE:ZEN) up 27.77%, Fusion-IO (NYSE:FIO) up 27.27%, Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) up 23.7% and Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: …

The Worst States To Be Unemployed In

Late last year, the federal government allowed its emergency unemployment compensation benefits program to expire. This decision has left much of the nation’s long-term unemployed without access to unemployment insurance after their standard eligibility ended. Efforts to revive the program have not …

Fourth of July: hotdogs, fireworks and highest gas prices since 2008

The recent run-up in gasoline prices will make the Fourth of July weekend the costliest for motorists since 2008.<p>Prices will average about $3.68 a gallon for regular grade gas, up 17 cents from last year but well below the all-time $4.11 record set just after July 4, 2008.<p>Rising crude oil prices …

8 Awesomely Ridiculous Kitchen Appliances Everyone Needs

We spend a lot of time making fun of kitchen appliances -- almost too much time. But with items like the microwavable s'more maker and the voice-activated grill on the market, how can we resist?<p>Sometimes though, we come across a kitchen appliance that is absolutely unnecessary and utterly …

The 13 Best Ice Cream Flavors Of Summer 2014

Summer is one of our favorite seasons by far, not only because it's hot and sunny and we get to go to the beach, but because we get to so much ice cream. You see, we take the arrival of summer as an unlimited license to eat all the ice cream we want, and we take our pursuit of ice cream very …

Austrian Pancakes with Rhubarb

<i>Each Thursday, Emily Vikre (a.k.a fiveandspice) will be sharing a new way to love breakfast -- because breakfast isn't just the most important meal of the day. It's also the most awesome.</i><p><i>Today: You no longer need to perfectly flip your pancakes. Just tear them to shreds instead.</i><p>I grew up eating …

Breakfast

One Last Springy Lunch

<i>Every week we take a peek inside the lunches of the luckiest kids in Brooklyn. Read on, suppress your jealousy, and get a little brown bag inspiration.</i><p>I thought it was time for some greenery, and a last taste of asparagus before the season comes to a close. This asparagus and pea dish is a handy …

Afternoon Tea

11 Ways to Use Peaches

When you’re ready for more than just pies, crisps, cobblers and crumbles, try one of these 11 ways to use peaches.<p>A juicy peach eaten right over the …

How to Not Embarrass Yourself While Talking About Wine

If you've ever choked up at a restaurant when the sommelier asks if you've had a chance to look over the wine list, or developed an immediate vendetta against anyone who claims to be a "wine expert", then fear and hate no more. While your vino knowledge may be lacking, read up on these nine …

50 Drinks That Won't Give You a Gut This Summer

<i>This article was written by Bobby Box. Check out the original article on AskMen for the full list of low calorie summer drinks.</i><p>Summer and alcohol go together better than two hardship-stricken lovers in a Nicholas Sparks novel. It's no secret that people in general like to 'indulge' in a few patio …

Featured Collection

<i>Twice a month, we'll feature a user's collections that we think embodies the Food52 spirit. Get a little inspiration, then start creating (and sharing) your own -- there are prizes to be had!</i><p><i>Today:</i> <i>Elise's collection, entitled Life, is everything we want ours to be.</i><p>You might have heard about our new …

Elise

How to Cook Chicken Even Quicker

Quick chicken recipes, from spatchcocking to stir-frying to grilling.<p><b>Chicken, by nature, is quick</b>. Even when it comes to slow-cooking methods like braising, chicken is much faster to cook relative to a meat cut like, say, brisket. But we want to help you cook your chicken <i>even quicker</i>. We chatted …

Cooking

Incredible fish tacos, clam chowder, and more fish-shack-inspired summer recipes

If you've been anywhere near a coast lately—or even if you haven't—you've probably spotted retro-style fish shacks serving everything from juicy soft-shell crab to fish tacos to creamy, bacon-spiked chowders and more. Bring that seaside flavor home (it's easier than you think!) with these eight …

The Most American Foods Ever

Usually when the world thinks of American food, it thinks of fast food and junk snacks. In spite of this, our culinary history is rich with some pretty impressive inventions and iconic foods. America is a country of innovators, and that includes the foods that we've redeveloped into delicious …