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Inside The Marriages Of Non-Monogamous Couples

<i>By Lizzy Smilez for DivorcedMoms.com</i><p>Here are three real scenarios from couples I know well. And they have turned everything I thought about fidelity on its head.<p><b>1. The Open Marriage:</b><p>Kim and Troy have been married for 25 years and have two children. If one was an outsider looking in, they are the …

Relationships

The “American Sniper” cultural moment: How Iraq became the new Vietnam

America went to war for 10 years and we missed it. Now Iraq is back to torment us, as mythology and macho fantasy<p>So you want to see a rah-rah, gung-ho war movie this weekend, right? One that combines convincingly chaotic video-game-style action scenes and a misty-eyed reverence toward American …

Pro-Russia separatists say they've trapped thousands of Ukraine troops

Pro-Russia separatists claimed Saturday that they had trapped thousands of Ukrainian government troops in the course of fierce fighting in Ukraine's troubled east.<p>"We have practically encircled 8,000 to 10,000 Kiev junta troops in the area around" the town of Debaltseve, Eduard Basurin, chief …

Russia

Michelle Obama defends American Sniper film

First Lady weighs in on the debate, praising the Clint Eastwood film for telling the "complex, emotional" story<p>America’s First Lady, Michelle Obama, has defended the Oscar-nominated film American Sniper against claims of glamorising violence and Islamophobia.<p>The Clint Eastwood-directed movie, a …

Michelle Obama

Saudi Arabia faces ISIS threats during transition of new king

ISIS recruits from Saudi Arabia have their sights set on seizing their oil-rich homeland, and may be preparing to strike while the Kingdom's throne is changing hands, according to Middle East intelligence experts.<p>A division of the Islamic State, or ISIS, reportedly released a video stating its …

Coalition carries out 27 strikes on Isis as Hagel says more troops may go to Iraq

The US-led coalition carrying out air strikes against Islamic State (Isis) militants in Syria and Iraq reported on Saturday that it had carried out 27 strikes since early on Friday. News of the strikes came a day after the outgoing US defense secretary, Chuck Hagel, said more American ground troops …

Middle East

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

AirAsia captain left seat before doomed jet lost control

Less-experienced co-pilot left in charge of plane and by the time captain returned it was too late<p>The captain of the AirAsia jet that crashed into the sea in December was out of his seat conducting an unorthodox procedure when his co-pilot apparently lost control, and by the time he returned it was …