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1968: The year America unraveled

1968 was the year the center did not hold. It was the year many Americans saw their country spinning out of control. It was a shocking time, a moment of danger, destruction and division — yet also a time of passion and possibility.<p>The polarization that plagues the nation half a century later was …

Civil Rights

A new kind of doctor's office that doesn't take insurance and charges a monthly fee is 'popping up everywhere' — and that could change how we think about healthcare

Bryan Hill spent his career working as a pediatrician, teaching at a university, and working at a hospital. But in March 2016 he decided he no longer wanted a boss.<p>Soon after, Hill learned about a different way to run a doctor's office.<p>"It's the most fun I've ever had," Hill said.<p>Now almost 18 …

Best Alternative Spring Break Destinations

1 of 10<p>Instead of Ft. Lauderdale, Try St. Augustine, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Instead of Miami Beach, Try Havana, Cuba<p>3 of 10<p>Instead of South Padre …

Bacon-Wrapped Chicken Breasts Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Stir together thyme, sugar, cayenne, 1 teaspoon of the salt, and 1⁄2 teaspoon of the black pepper in a …

Sunset at Horseshoe Bend Reminds Me Why I Love The Outdoors

DISPATCHES FROM THE FIELD: HORSESHOE BEND<p>Horseshoe Bend is one of the most photographed spots on the Colorado River. It lies about 120 miles north of …

Bacon-and-Cheddar Grits Quiche Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Cook bacon in a skillet over medium heat until crisp. Remove bacon; drain and crumble. Transfer 2 tsp. …

This Incredible Virus Attacks Brain Cancer And Actually Boosts Our Immune System

The first therapeutic virus to pass the blood-brain barrier.<p>A study attempting to show that viruses could be delivered to brain tumours has delivered …

Cancer

How to make Millionaire Mashed Potatoes

I served these with my umami beef rib roast for Christmas dinner, and my wife, who considers herself a spuds aficionado and isn’t prone to hyperbole, …

Ground Beef and Pasta Casserole

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Place onions in a food processor; pulse until finely chopped. Add carrots; pulse until finely chopped.<p>Step 2<p>Preheat oven to …

The US has reached the last stage before collapse

In <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of The Roman Empire</i>, Edward Gibbon luridly evokes the Rome of 408 A.D., when the armies of the Goths prepared to descend upon the city.<p>The marks of imperial decadence appeared not only in grotesque displays of public opulence and waste, but also in the collapse …

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

A 20-Minute Tomato Tortellini Soup for Lazy Weeknights

Tomato Tortellini Soup<p>Serves 4 to 6<p>2 tablespoons unsalted butter <br>1 medium onion, diced <br>2 cloves garlic, minced <br>1/2 teaspoon kosher salt <br>1/4 teaspoon …

Our Best Family-Favorite Recipes

Comforting meals your family will love.<p>Ring in the New Year with our all-time best family recipes to savor and share around the dinner table. We’re …

Trump's next immigration target: people living legally in US after disaster struck their countries

Temporary Protected Status, and Trump’s attempts to pare it down, explained.<p>For nearly 20 years, since a 1998 hurricane, the US government has allowed tens of thousands of Honduran immigrants to stay and work in the US rather than forcing them to return to Honduras.<p>The Trump administration hasn’t …

Immigration

There He Goes Again: Trump’s Demented, Racist Saturday Morning Puerto Rico Tweetstorm

This time, King Joffrey attacks the mayor of San Juan as ungrateful. Oh, and Puerto Ricans are lazy too. Seriously.<p>Keep in mind that nothing Donald …

Classic Yellow Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Everyone has a favorite birthday cake, but in our opinion, one that's hard to argue with is yellow cake with chocolate frosting. So we've developed a …

Best and Worst Foods for Sleep

Having trouble catching forty winks every night? Your diet could be to blame. — Amanda Gardner, Health.com<p>1 of 17<p>What to eat before bed<p>Advertisement<p>2 …

How to Bake a Cake

Flip through our guide for mixing, prepping and baking cake, then watch our how-to video.<p>How To: Cake 101<p>Follow these easy tips for success every …

Dessert

Magic Cornbread

Something very special happens in the oven while this twist on a southern classic bakes. The result is a rich and custardy center. Serve it with …

How owning a pet could protect your baby from allergies and obesity

The new study suggests that dogs promote healthy microbes<p>The benefits of owning a pet are plentiful – from constant company to endless cuddles – and …

The 13 most romantic places to travel as a couple

What makes a great romantic travel destination? Awesome outdoor adventure options, great food and nightlife, and a kind of cultural uniqueness to …

Mayo Clinic discovers high-intensity aerobic training can reverse aging

Mayo Clinic study finds high-intensity aerobic exercise may reverse aging (credit: Flickr user Global Panorama via Creative Commons license)A Mayo …

This new cookbook is full of "date night" recipes that are actually super fun and easy

Dinner and a movie is a date night staple, usually involving eating out at a restaurant and catching a movie at the theater. But when you’re in a …

John Boehner told Republicans some inconvenient truths on Obamacare

The GOP’s repeal-and-replace strategy made sense in 2012. It’s a mess in 2017.<p>Former House Speaker John Boehner says he started “laughing” when he heard the GOP’s plan to swiftly repeal and replace Obamacare. “Republicans never ever agree on health care,” he said in comments first reported by …

Health Care

New Trump Deportation Rules Allow Far More Expulsions

WASHINGTON — President Trump has directed his administration to enforce the nation’s immigration laws more aggressively, unleashing the full force of the federal government to find, arrest and deport those in the country illegally, regardless of whether they have committed serious crimes.<p>Documents …

8 things you probably didn't know about Portugal

But there are other places, things, and facts that are lesser known, and they only make the case stronger for adding Portugal to your destinations for 2017.<p>Here are a few things to keep in mind the next time you're chatting it up with a local in the 2016 Destination of the Year. Because if there's …

What the 7 Types of Poop Say About Your Health

Trying to deduce what your deuce means shouldn’t be rocket science — just gastroenterology. Researchers at the University of Bristol devised a visual reference called the Bristol Stool Scale that ranks your poop from 1-7, each of which says something different about the state of your digestive …