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Super Saturday to decide high school football champions

The stands at Gillette Stadium were empty Tuesday afternoon. Players and coaches stood on the field talking with members of the media.<p>They shared …

From Slushy to Serene, Our Favorite Pictures of Winter Weather

With record snow and cold hitting parts of the United States even before winter officially arrives, we decided to dig out our favorite photos of winter weather. (Read why it's getting cold and snowy so early.) Sit back, relax, and maybe heat up of mug of hot cocoa as you browse through some …

Two-Faced Cats: How Do They Get That Way?

At 15 years old, Frank and Louie was famous for its genetic mutation.<p><b>The famous two-faced cat, Frank and Louie (sometimes called Frankenlouie), passed away this week at the ripe old age of 15. The Massachusetts feline held the Guinness Book of World Records title for the longest lived Janus …

American Rock Gods: Guy Webster's Intimate Portraits

Photographer Guy Webster captured everyone from Hendrix to Dylan and the Stones in their counterculture heyday.<p>Guy Webster

16 Winter Pasta Recipes to Keep You Warm and Well-Fed

Braised meat, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese—it's all here in these cozy pasta dishes.<p><b>We'll eat pasta any time of year</b>, but winter pasta dishes are especially satisfying. Braised meats, slow-simmered sauces, and plenty of cheese: It's all here, in these 16 pasta dishes perfect for …


These Are Winter's Most Disappointing Food Moments

There's nothing worse than getting overly excited about a hot chocolate only to burn your tongue upon first sip, because you just couldn't wait long enough for it to cool down or because some stupid person made the milk too hot. Your taste buds go into shock and then nothing tastes the same for …

Sign the Petition

<b>Jason Rezaian is a Washington Post correspondent who has been imprisoned by the Iranian government since July 2014.</b> On July 22, Iranian security …

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Dried, chewy bananas are every health food trend in one snack

For the next trendy health food, look to Brazil: It’s where the coconut water craze came from, after all. And those acai berries that supposedly turn whatever dishes or drinks they touch into disease-fighting, anti-aging miracle remedies? They’re Brazilian, too. And so is Caue Suplicy, the CEO of a …


Patriots football journey: Brandon Browner

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- New England Patriots cornerback Brandon Browner hasn’t taken the easiest road through the NFL.<p>After getting bumped out of the …


9 great TV shows to binge-watch this holiday weekend

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