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Scandal after scandal focuses scrutiny on USC leadership, culture

Last year, USC decided to oust longtime campus gynecologist George Tyndall after concluding that for years he had been making sexual comments and touching patients inappropriately during pelvic exams.<p>The university drew up a secret deal and Tyndall quietly left with a financial settlement.<p>But USC …

University of Washington

Mismanagement or corruption? Where is the record $107 million in donations to Trump's inauguration?

In 2009, President Obama and his inauguration team oversaw the largest inauguration crowd in American history. They hauled in $55 million in private …

Donald Trump

Wherever you are in the world, time is running out for treating gonorrhea

Mark King has had the clap so many times he's renamed it "the applause. "<p>The first time King had gonorrhea, he was a teenager in the late 1970s, growing up in Louisiana.<p>King visited a clinic and gave a fake name and phone number. He was treated quickly with antibiotics and sent on his way.<p>A few …

Public Health

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11 Must-pack Items, According to Full-time Travel Writers

Courtesy of Nordstrom<p>Naot ‘Bounty’ Sandal<p>Last August, I set out on a yearlong trip around the world via Remote Year. Knowing I would only have one …

Amazon Has a Secret Section of $2 Travel-sized Beauty Products

Every time you buy one, you get a $2 credit — so they're basically free!<p>Here’s reason No. 948576875 why becoming an Amazon Prime member would be a …

Shopping

Mexico's surging narco violence is intensifying at the edges of one of its biggest tourist hotspots

The calm in Playa del Carmen was shattered on February 21, when a blast erupted from the side of a ferry, injuring more than 20 people.<p>That was followed by the March 2 discovery of explosives on a ferry off the island of Cozumel, another tourist hub in the state of Quintana Roo.<p>The March incident …

Mexico

20 Documentaries from the Past 10 Years You Just Have to See

True stories well told.<p>If you’re looking for something to watch for your next movie night, may we suggest a moving and thought-provoking documentary? …

Country Lifestyle

Six Ingredients That Take Banana Bread to a Whole New Level

These six ingredients make all the difference in Pittman's homemade quick bread.<p>Quick-Cooking Oats<p>Oats add some bulk without making the bread dense. …

8 gripping British detective shows to watch on Netflix

Nobody does detective shows quite like the Brits.<p>Sure, America has Columbo, Castle and all those tenacious CSI sleuths, but they’re no match for …

Entertainment

I Just Made Copycat Trader Joe’s Tottins (Tater Tot Muffins), and They’re the Best Thing Ever

When Trader Joe’s posted a recipe for tottins, I knew I had to make my own version. The result is an entirely new way to enjoy potatoes and eggs, …

The non-awkward ways to meet people when you travel solo

Traveling solo is a great opportunity to learn to love your own company.<p>However, the global travel community is overwhelmingly a friendly one — don’t …

Travel

Louvre basement closed as Seine surges

The Louvre museum in Paris has closed its basement display of Islamic art following a sharp rise in the level of the river Seine.<p>It is a protective measure. A large part of the building borders the river.<p>A crisis unit is monitoring the situation, the Louvre said in a statement.<p>It did not say …

Spinach Salad with Chicken, Avocado, and Goat Cheese Recipe

"Great salad with chicken, avocado, and goat cheese."<p>Ingredients<p>Salad:<p>1/4 cup pine nuts<p>8 cups chopped spinach<p>1 cup halved cherry tomatoes<p>1 1/2 cups …

New York’s Chinese Food Has Never Been Better: Here Are the 10 Places to Eat Now

Have you heard? The culinary world is over the moon about Chinese food. But it’s not capital-C Chinese that is capturing interest. It’s mostly regional cooking: dumplings from Hong Kong, roast pork belly from Guangdong, noodles from Yunnan, tea-smoked duck from Sichuan.<p><i>Vogue</i> contributor Tamar Adler …

Food & Dining

Citrus Pull-Apart Bread

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Combine first 3 ingredients in a 1-cup glass measuring cup, and let stand 5 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Beat 1/2 cup butter at medium speed …

Baking

Peeping inside Paris's new nudist restaurant

O’Naturel is a nudist restaurant in Paris. The New Yorker's Henry Alford had a bite and an eyeful:<p>The visitor now faced two challenges. First: Could …

The best films of 2017 … that you didn't see

From an electo-punk mermaid musical to an under-appreciated trek through the Amazon, the year has thrown up a number of films that didn’t receive the audience they deserved<p>Uncertain<p>Given the documentary’s evolution in recent times from niche arthouse prospect to the thing everyone watches about …

La La Land

14 Netflix Series And Movies That Will Totally @#$%&! You Up

If Black Mirror wasn't enough for you, here are some picks with more nightmares, disturbing visions, and very weird plots.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Entertainment

From true crime to comedy, these are the best podcasts around

Comedy<p>‘My Brother, My Brother, and Me‘<p>In this hilarious podcast, three brothers — Justin, Travis, and Griffin McElroy — field questions and concerns …

23 Things Everyone Should've Watched On Netflix In 2017

Don't worry, though – you still have time to catch up.<p><i>Note: Some submissions may have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

TV

Ranking The Best New Shows On Netflix You Can Stream Right Now

There are two shows worth checking out this week.<p>For the weekend of May 5, Streamline recommends “Dear White People” in the top Netflix spot for the first time. It’s a relief that a great show has finally come along to unseat “Collateral” from its eight-week-long perch in the top spot.<p>This Netflix …

Entertainment

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Travelers picked these San Francisco restaurants most often in 2017 (No. 5 is a surprise)

TripAdvisor is out with its list of the 20 San Francisco restaurants visited most often this year by both travelers and locals — and it’s an eclectic …

29 places in San Francisco to take your out-of-town relatives - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This map originally appeared in November 2016, and now we've updated and expanded it for the new holiday season.</i><p>The holiday weekend is here folks. Passover begins tonight. Easter Sunday is, well, Sunday. And spring break has already swung into action. For many this means distant …

6 Crescent Roll Recipes That Are Easy to Make

1<p>Brownie Batter Babka Bites<p>By essentially making brownie batter without the eggs and flour, we figured out how to incorporate that rich, fudgy …

Study: Nearly 20% of Master’s Degree Earners Attended a Community College

Nearly one out of every five students who earned a master’s degree last year initially entered higher education through a community college, …

College & University

The Best Hacks For Finding A Cheap Flight

The airline industry desperately wants to squeeze as many Benjamins out of us flyers as they can, but you don’t have to fall prey to their price …

Hacking

Everything You Need to Know to See the Northern Lights in Norway

Anyone planning a Northern Lights hunt in Norway needs to know their geography.<p>This long, thin country's capital, Oslo, is too far south of the …

Northern Lights

How the Internet Wrecked College Admissions

The ease of applying to dozens of schools with just one click is problematic for students—and universities.<p>Over the last decade, the internet has made it much easier for students to apply to college, especially thanks to services like the “Common App.” For the nearly 700 schools now part of the …