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Kenya says Nairobi mall siege is over, with 72 dead

NAIROBI, Kenya — President Uhuru Kenyatta declared an end to the Nairobi shopping mall siege after a final day of shooting and explosions Tuesday, but many key questions about the terrorist attack remained unanswered.<p>In a somber speech to the nation, Kenya's leader spelled out the toll — at least …

A Guide to Distinctive Fall Style

Any man can take small steps toward a bolder look. But if you want to take a giant leap, there is no end to the surprising colors, patterns, and textures arriving in stores right now.<p>Any man can take small steps toward a bolder look. But if you want to take a giant leap, there is no end to the …

Too Many Cooks: The Great Eggplant Debate

<i>You'll be hearing from the staff at Food52 every week in Too Many Cooks, our group column in which we pool our answers to questions about food, cooking, life, and more.</i><p>This week, we made a polarizing and sort-of-scary suggestion: we told you to microwave your eggplant. We're not sorry, because it's …

Poached Eggs on Grilled Polenta Cakes Recipe

<b>Read more: Sunday Brunch: Poached Eggs on Grilled Polenta Cakes</b><p>Ingredients3 cups water1 1/2 cups milkPinch red pepper flakes2 sprigs thyme1 1/2 cups quick cooking polentaKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper2 teaspoons vegetable oil8 eggs1 tablespoon chopped chives<p>Directions<p><b>1.</b> Line a 9- by …

Spanish Beef Stew With Pimentón and Piquillo Peppers Recipe

<b>About the author:</b> Jennifer Olvera is a veteran food and travel writer and author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Chicago." Follow her on Twitter @olverajennifer.<p><b>Read more: Sunday Supper: Spanish Beef Stew With Pimentón and Piquillo Peppers</b><p>Ingredients2 tablespoons olive oil2 pounds beef stew meat or …

The Fastest Supergrain Recipes for Busy Cooks

We never knew quinoa or farro—plus three more healthy grains—could taste so good (or cook in 30 minutes or less!).<p>An Italian Main Course That Isn't …

iOS 7 launch & release date: what to expect and what you need to know

The Techradar team says iOS 7 will bring the biggest changes to the operating system since its launch.<p><b>iPhone 5S and 5C release - live</b><p>Chief executive Tim Cook has described iOS 7 as “the biggest change to iOS since the iPhone”.<p>What Apple has done is show that it can cater to its own loyal fan base …

41 Zimbabwe elephants poisoned in worst national case ever

Police arrest six men accused of tapping animal watering holes with cyanide for $120,000 worth of ivory<p>Police in Zimbabwe arrested six men accused of using cyanide to poison elephants on Friday, according to local media reports.<p>Authorities recovered about $120,000 worth of ivory from 17 tusks, the …

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Fall/Winter 2013-2014 campaigns

FASHION INSPIRATION<p><b>From Saint Laurent by Hedi Slimane's grungy silhouettes and an ultra-feminine state of undress from Louis Vuitton, to Chanel's</b> …

Louis Vuitton

Street style from New York Fashion Week: Day 2

Looking For Undervalued Situations? These Stocks Are Cheap Right Now!

<b>Patrick S. Kaser, CFA, Managing Director & Portfolio Manager, Brandywine Global Investment Management, LLC</b><p><b>Patrick Kaser:</b> How do we put ourselves in the best position for consistent, long-term success? Recognizing that we’re not going to beat the market in any given year, but if you have a good …

Beware Of Startups That Want To Pivot

The term “pivot” has gained aura and prominence, in large measure due to its place in Eric Ries’ “lean start-up” method. Eric outlines some of his thinking in the video linked below.<p>Eric uses “pivot” to mean a change in the path you take to achieve your vision: maintain the vision, but keep …

How To Give Retirement Savings A Major Boost

Worried about your retirement savings? If so, well, that’s normal. Few people worry early enough, so the fact that you’re even thinking about it now is a good sign.<p>What can you do about it? The simple answer is “save more.” But there are good strategies, ideas retirees often put into place well …

Female Founders Speak Up: Winning Strategies For Raising Capital

“I go into everything with a huge ego,” DailyWorth founder Amanda Steinberg told more than 100 entrepreneurs this July at an event co-hosted by TheLi.st and weeSpring. What she conceded could be seen as a huge personal defect in the social world turned out to be her biggest strength in raising well …

Entrepreneur vs. Venture Capitalist: The Curse Of The NDA

Prepare for battle by laying down your NDA.<p>That would be my advice to you as you enter the game to raise capital for your startup.<p>Look everywhere and you’ll see a vast sea of first time entrepreneurs dance with smiles on their face in the courtship game called <i>“we need money to start or grow our</i> …

Fashion Math: The Seasonally Challenged Edition

We're not exactly newbies in summer-to-fall dressing — and yet, every year, navigating this tricky, transitional season is a challenge. What to wear …

Clothing

5 Fashion Collaborations for Fall That We're Saving Up For

I love a good fashion collaboration as much as the next girl and have obsessed over past partnerships like Missoni for Target, but let me tell you, we haven't even begun to scratch the surface for what designers can do in this fashion genre.<p>I know that's a bold statement, but there are some …

Fall Shoes 2013: The Best Flats For The Season (PHOTOS)

Believe it or not, fall is just around the corner. Our days of sandals and flip flops are numbered, and it's time to start thinking about footwear for the coming season. Though every gal loves a good pair of heels, they can be <i>so</i> uncomfortable, impractical and, quite frankly, a little …

In pictures: Fall's top 10 fashion trends

Summer may not quite be over yet, but retailers (and fashionistas) are already anticipating autumn. And few autumns have been as sartorially wideranging as the coming one. From pumped-up tartans and a touch of the regal to punk party dresses and supersized swing coats, the season offers a rare …

Fashion by numbers: Saint Laurent autumn/winter 2013-14

1. Courtney Love<p>The 90s grunge icon is a central point of reference for this collection, yet such a literal translation of the queen of bed hair and smudged lipstick was not what the fashion establishment necessarily expected.<p>2. I'm a lumberjack<p>The uniform of indie bands and hipsters alike, you'd …

New York Fall 2013 Trend Report

See the top trends from the New York runways.<p>New York Fashion Week Fall 2013 has come and gone in a chic — albeit snow-laden — flash. See the top trends that emerged from the runway, from a trip back to nature to a different kind of green movement, a tough take on leather and beyond. Plus, follow …

The Best Beauty Trends from Fall 2013 Fashion Month

Fall 2013 Fashion Month has come and gone, and through the New York, London, Milan, and Paris collections, we were just as focused on the beauty looks as we were on the fashion. From minimalist makeup to vibrant hints of color to twisted, statement-making<p>Fall 2013 Fashion Month has come and gone, …

Women's Fashion

Fall 2013 Ready-to-Wear

Watch Elie Saab's vision come to life with actual video footage of the Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear show.<p>Watch Louis Vuitton's vision come to life with actual video footage of the Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear show.<p>Watch Paul & Joe's vision come to life with actual video footage of the Fall 2013 Ready-To-Wear …

Jeffrey Kalinsky's Top Fall Fashion Picks

Jeffrey Kalinsky loves the styles of the moment.<p>On the eve of New York's Mercedes Benz Fashion Week, the retailer (whose eponymous Jefffrey stores in Manhattan's meatpacking district and Atlanta's Phipps Plaza are hubs for celeb shopping), knows that designers' Spring 2014 collections will create a …

Punk's rebel spirit inspires fall fashion

This is the year of punk. Vogue magazine decreed it to be so, and the<p>Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute chimed in with its "Punk: Chaos to Couture" exhibition this spring.<p>When<p>Kim Kardashian,Miley Cyrus,Nicole Richieand others turned out in leather and spikes for the gala opening in May, …