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WATCH: Woman Claims Cop Raped Her. Then Body Cam Footage Is Released.

A woman who claimed that a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper raped her after she was placed under arrest for driving while intoxicated, might want to …

How to Turn Cheap Chicken Thighs Into a Fancy Dinner Entree

People don’t really associated chicken with indulgence but, when prepared with love and care (and lots of fat), it can be downright special. Taking a …

Perfect Chicken Brine Recipe

"Brining chicken adds tons of flavor and keeps the meat moist. Several years of experimenting with ingredients and method and I finally found the …

51 Mother's Day Breakfast & Brunch Recipes For an Easy Gift

From french toast to fail-proof frittatas and all the rosé spritzers in between, we've got you covered.<p><b>Everyone knows that Mother's Day is all about brunch</b>. Oh, right, and showing your mom you really appreciate everything she's done for you. Even after that thing last Thanksgiving. Our favorite way …

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

New Study Says Ancient Humans Hunted Big Mammals To Extinction

Over the past 125,000 years, the average size of mammals on the Earth has shrunk. And humans are to blame.<p>That's the conclusion of a new study of the fossil record by paleo-biologist Felisa Smith of the University of New Mexico.<p>Smith studied fossils going back 65 million years, when dinosaurs died …

Research

A Nutritionist Made Your 5 Favorite Comfort Foods Healthier

When I was growing up in the Midwest, comfort food was anywhere and everywhere. (I mean, Michigan is famous for meat, potatoes, and cheese — think of …

Meet The ‘Huge Fatty Salad,’ Your Brain’s New Best Friend

The most essential ingredient is in the dressing.<p>Elaine Benes may have introduced the world to The Big Salad on “Seinfeld” in 1994, but in 2018 it’s all about The Huge Fatty Salad.<p>If you’re a human who’s ever lived through the month of January, you know America turns to salads when it’s time to …

Is the Gulf Stream about to collapse and is the new ice age coming sooner than scientists think?

Two new studies published in the scientific journal <i>Nature</i> have brought a new threat to the world’s attention: the shutdown of the Atlantic Ocean …

8 Tasty Anti-Inflammatory Soup Recipes You Should Make This Month To Lose Weight

Everyone knows that a healthy diet is the most important part of losing weight. Once you’ve developed a good diet and healthy eating habits, you’re …

Where fat goes when you lose weight

The world is obsessed with fad diets and weight loss, yet few of us know how a kilogram of fat actually vanishes off the scales.<p>Even the 150 doctors, dietitians and personal trainers we surveyed shared this surprising gap in their health literacy. The most common misconception by far, was that fat …

Nutrition

9x13 Classics That You'll See At Every Southern Family Reunion

It’s just not a true Southern shindig without these creamy, cheesy creations.<p>Nothing brings a Southern family together quite like a delicious spread …

The 16 Best Homemade Snacks to Keep You Full and Happy

Healthy Eating

This is where fat goes when you lose weight, according to scientists — and research suggests doctors and dietitians have got it all wrong

With the rise of the wellness movement, countless people are focused on burning calories and getting lean.<p>But have you ever thought about exactly how fat disappears from your body?<p>As part of a study on the topic, scientists from the University of New South Wales posed a simple question to health …

Carbon Dioxide

Rex Tillerson has been fired. Experts say he did damage that could last “a generation.”

Tillerson was “one of the worst secretaries of state” in modern history, according to experts from across the political spectrum.<p>Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was fired by President Donald Trump, according to White House officials’ statements on Tuesday morning.<p>He was in office for a little over …

A simple but ruthless exercise reveals who your star employees are — and who should be fired

Being a manager requires practicality bordering on ruthlessness — at least according to Patty McCord.<p>McCord was the chief talent officer at Netflix, from 1998 to 2012. She and Netflix CEO Reed Hastings created the company's culture deck, which has been viewed millions of times. Now she runs her own …

Employment

Good cheeses that everybody — even nondairy folks — can eat

There's a revolution happening in the cheese world, and it doesn't have anything to do with dairy.<p>For decades, vegan cheese has had a bad rap. It was well deserved. Rubbery and often with an aftertaste compared to pencil erasers or Play-Doh, the plant-based varieties just did not stand up to the …

What Millennials Truly Value in a Workplace Will Surprise You

Though often labeled as entitled or lazy, millennials have proven to be more mindful and mobile than previous generations. While it’s true that people who were born between the early 1980s and 2000s love to travel so much that they’d take a pay cut to do it more, they also still care a ton about …

"We are all works in progress:" A Q&A on self-compassion - Scope

For those who believe that “being your own worst critic” will toughen you up and ultimately make you perform better, Leah Weiss, PhD, who lectures at …

How to lose weight after 40: 6 new habits to start now

After 40, our bodies don't bounce back from bad habits so quickly.<p>Very soon, I’ll stand up in front of the graduating class of my former high school and give the commencement speech. I’ll focus on the usual “work hard” and “follow your dream” themes, but, in reality, I just want to shout out to all …

Inside Trump’s anger and impatience — and his sudden decision to fire Comey

By Philip Rucker<p>, Reporter<p>Ashley Parker<p>, Reporter<p>Sari Horwitz<p>, Reporter<p>Robert Costa<p>, Reporter<p>Every time FBI Director James B. Comey appeared in public, an ever-watchful President Trump grew increasingly agitated that the topic was the one that he was most desperate to avoid: Russia.<p>Trump had long …

Donald Trump

25 Recipes for When You Don't Feel Like Cooking

What do you cook when you just <i>can't</i>? That is, when you can't handle doing much of anything—whether that's thinking, watching the news, scrolling through Facebook, or just following an elaborate recipe with perhaps one too many steps and ingredients.<p>These 25 recipes are for when you can't: ones that …

Trump claims media are ignoring terrorism

President Trump revived his assault on the news media Monday with one of his strangest claims: The media are covering up terrorist attacks.<p>Speaking to troops at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Fla., Trump made reference to terrorist attacks and said:<p>"You've seen what happened in Paris and Nice. …

Donald Trump

Are Journalists Overreacting to Donald Trump?

The mainstream media may be losing credibility by jumping at shadows.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p>As with <b>Lady Gaga</b> Sunday night, <b>Kellyanne Conway</b> gives us a million reasons.<p>Conway, a senior advisor to President Trump, was on Fox News with <b>Howard Kurtz</b> earlier in the …

Scientists find brain hormone that triggers fat burning

Biologists have identified a brain hormone that appears to trigger fat burning in the gut. Their findings in animal models could have implications …

Neuroscience

23 Healthier Recipes That Feed Your Fast-Food Addiction

No matter how well you eat on a regular basis, it’s only human to get slammed with a serious urge for some good old-fashioned fast food once in a …

Food

Forget Fad Diets—This Is What Doctors Actually Eat to Stay Healthy

Fat-free and low-calorie labels can create a lot of confusion about which foods are actually healthy. Research suggests that no-fat salad dressings …

You Need This: The Definitive 3-Day Gut Reset Diet

In my practice, I try to blend the best of ancient medicine practices with modern medical wisdom. This three-day gut cleanse utilizes modern science …

Wellness