Trisha Kirchner

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See What a Nuclear Bomb Would Do to Your Hometown

Last week’s terrifying false missile alert in Hawaii has Americans asking one of our favorite questions, “What if it happened here?” While …

North Korea

'If black shoot them', former Kentucky acting police chief told recruit

Court documents described a pattern of ‘racist and threatening’ messages from the assistant chief Todd Shaw, who was fired in November<p>The former acting chief of a Kentucky police department instructed a police recruit to shoot black teenagers on sight if caught smoking marijuana, according to court …

Kentucky

Susan Collins throws shutdown shade at Ted Cruz: 'I am rendered speechless'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas told reporters on Monday he has "consistently opposed shutdowns," which later led to a response from his Republican colleague Sen. Susan Collins: "I am rendered speechless."<p>Earlier on Monday, Cruz told reporters he is not for shutting the government down, …

ICE detains a Polish doctor and green-card holder who has lived in the U.S. for nearly 40 years

Lukasz Niec was 5 years old when his parents brought him and his sister to the United States from Poland. With two suitcases in tow, his parents — both doctors — left behind a country on the verge of social turmoil. It was 1979, about two years before the country’s authoritarian communist …

Immigration

Crispy Brussels Sprouts With Miso Dressing Recipe - Health

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F with a rack in upper third of oven; line a large baking sheet with foil. Cut brussels sprouts in half …

Recipes

12 Vegan and Vegetarian Pasta Combinations Even Meat-Eaters Will Love

If you're new to the concept of cutting back on meat, you might be struggling to find toppings and combinations to replace meat in your favourite …

Food

59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

Shopping

6 models share every single product they use to prep their skin for a photoshoot

Ever wonder how the models on your Instagram feed look so effortlessly fresh, glowy, and like they just stepped out of a Glossier ad? Is it just good luck and good genes? Or do they have a bathroom shelfie that'd make even skin guru Caroline Hirons jealous?<p>We asked six models to tell us every …

25 Gifts For Insomniacs That Will Make Them Excited to Sleep

What do you get the friend who has it all . . . except normal sleep patterns? There are several reasons your pal may not be getting a good night's sleep, but there are also some easy remedies that will aid in promoting a solid eight hours of slumber. We've pulled together 25 products that will, at …

Female dolphins have turned their vaginas into ‘weapons’

Some female dolphins have vaginas that bat away unwelcome penises, according to a new study.<p>Researchers looked at an array of dolphin species to …

Far-Right Protesters in Virginia Included ‘Very Fine’ People, Trump Says

Trump says ‘both sides’ to blame for Charlottesville unrest<p>President Donald Trump on Tuesday defended some of the neo-Nazis and white supremacists …

How a single sentence from Angela Merkel showed what Trump means to the world

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Sunday, German Chancellor Angela Merkel uttered a single sentence that speaks to how fundamentally President Donald Trump has reshaped -- and will continue to reshape -- the world, and America's place in it.<p>"The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an extent, …

Foreign Policy

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This anti-inflammatory food pyramid will help you build the ultimate healthy diet

Inflammation is right up there with sugar in terms of scary wellness words. You’ve probably heard the laundry list of ailments it’s tied to: acne, …

5 bizarre moments from Trump’s freewheeling interview with the Associated Press

President Donald Trump’s interview with Associated Press’s Julie Pace was a doozy.<p>In a freewheeling conversation intended to cover Trump’s first 100 days in office, the president made wild assertions about his leadership, pushed false premises about his popularity and success, and made it …

6 Photography Tips for Making Puddles Look Epic

Spring is in full swing, which means it’s time to dust off your camera and head back outdoors. Don’t let April showers keep you from taking photos! …

Landscape Photography

Yes, You Can Measure White Privilege

Whenever anyone slips the words “white privilege” into a conversation, it immediately builds an impenetrable wall. For some white people, the words …

26 Healthy Salads That Don't Use Leafy Greens

When you're in the mood for a heartier, stay-full-till-dinner salad, make one of these filling salads that are made with chunky veggies, whole grains, and beans. No kale, romaine, or spinach here!

Healthy Eating

21 life-saving facts that everyone should know

But life can also throw situations at us that we don't have a quick, handy response for.<p>Commenters in a recent Quora thread about life-saving facts offered their best tips, which are easy to remember and could have a huge effect if you ever find yourself in a dangerous situation.<p>You might want to …

Wikimedia

Meet Mike Conaway, the new sheriff on the Trump-Russia case

The Texas congressman, who once led the House Ethics Committee, takes over for Devin Nunes.<p>Rep. Mike Conaway has contended that Russian meddling in the 2016 election is no different than Democrats enlisting Mexican entertainers to campaign for Hillary Clinton in Nevada to get out the vote.<p>“If we’re …

Doctors will have to investigate medical histories of abortion patients under new Arkansas law

<b>(AP/Andrew Harnik)</b><p>Legalized by Gov. Asa Hutchinson, doctors now have to interrogate patients before performing the procedure<p>Taylor Link<p>March 30, 2017 4:02pm (UTC)<p>On Wednesday, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson signed into law HB 1435, a piece of legislation that will require doctors to investigate …

South Dakota

Every Parent Needs to Teach Their Kids This Mom's "Tricky People" Rule ASAP

When parents teach their kids about safety, they can only hope that their children are listening — and that they never have to find out for certain if they were. However, Jodie Norton learned in the scariest possible way that her kids were paying attention and remembered her important words when …

23 GIFs of Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki That Will Make You Supernaturally Happy

Bromances in Hollywood are a beautiful thing. While some are more unexpected (hello, Ryan Gosling and Jon Hamm), others have remained constant throughout the ever-changing tide of show business. If you didn't already guess, we're talking about Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki. It all began way …

Making sense of aperture, shutter speed and ISO with the exposure triangle

How important is exposure in photography? What are the components of exposure? What is the “Exposure Triangle”? These are the questions I will …

Climate change fail: California hammered with rain, snow after alarmists predicted disaster

Despite grim warnings issued by climate change alarmists over the past few years, California’s drought appears to be ending in spectacular fashion, with the state having experienced relatively high amounts of precipitation during the most recent winter.<p>According to the U.S. Energy Information …

5 Chilling Ways Trump Has Declared War on the EPA

By Jeremy Symons<p>While running for president, Donald Trump threatened to virtually eliminate the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), leaving …

4 Holistic Practices That Dissolve My Anxiety (Even When Nothing Else Works)

I was diagnosed with social anxiety in third grade. Our family doctor wrote a prescription for a therapy pet and offered medication, and then a …

Mindfulness

Trump’s Labor secretary nominee helped billionaire sex offender avoid federal prosecution

Ahead of his confirmation hearing on Wednesday, President Donald Trump’s labor secretary nominee is facing fresh questions about a plea deal that he …

3 yoga poses to wake up your body

Practicing yoga first thing in the morning is the perfect way to set the tone for your entire day. Even a short yoga sequence can get your blood pumping, your breath solid and your mind clear and ready for the day ahead. Here are three quick and easy poses that will wake up your body and prepare …

Yoga