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50 Things to Cook With Black Beans

Nutritious and affordable beans are perfect for salads, casseroles, sides and so much more.<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get Recipe<p>Get …

Recipes

These 5 brilliant Pinterest boards will transform your meal-prep game

Meal prepping is by far one of the best ways to eat healthier, spend less money, and of course, save on the one thing no one ever has enough of: …

Healthy Eating

Gay ‘conversion therapy’ survivor opens up about horrific experience – watch

A gay woman has opened up about her harrowing experience at a ‘conversion therapy’ camp.<p>Alex Cooper, who grew up in a Mormon household, stars in a …

LGBTQI

Don’t Throw Stones at Barking Dogs

Scorched-earth partisan combat is tempting, but it ultimately backfires.<p>A favorite Churchill quote has been on my mind lately: “You will never reach …

Donald Trump

‘Americans are Being Held Hostage and Terrorized by the Fringes’

An exit interview with the American Enterprise Institute’s Arthur Brooks.<p>Arthur Brooks is president of the American Enterprise Institute, the center-right Washington think tank that has, amid a decade of turmoil inside the Republican Party, remained a sober, respected voice on matters of …

Political Science

Favoreats is a Social Recipe Sharing and Recommendation App

Most importantly, you can connect for friends and others on the app. You can see their recipes in their meal planning to help inspire you.<p>Using …

Apps

Follow These 8 Tips to Becoming a Charcoal Grilling Master

Cooking on a charcoal grill can be slightly more complicated than using a gas or electric grill, especially if you're new to the game. But we've got …

BBQ

11 Plants For Your Bedroom To Help You Sleep Better

We have compiled this list of 11 great plants to help you sleep better, based on their calming and cleansing effects.<p>There is nothing more annoying …

Air Purifiers

Novel blood test detects early signs of Alzheimer's

london, April 7 (IANS) Raising hopes for an effective intervention in diagnosing the risk of early onset of disease, German scientists have developed …

Trump Has a Point About Amazon That Resonates With His Base

The post brick-and-mortar retail empire is destroying the hourly wage job downtown at the local store; as such it’s part of the America Trump’s …

Millennial women are increasingly identifying this way

Seven in 10 millennial women are Democrats, a new survey says.<p>Women are leaning left.<p>An increasing number of female millennial voters are identifying …

The top 15 Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2020, ranked

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>In case you needed reminding that the 2020 election is just around the corner, two 70-something men got into a war of words this week over physically beating each other up. These two men just happened to be the current president and the most recent vice president.<p>I'm …

Government

Trump White House Staffers Reportedly Have A 'Dead Pool' On Who Will Be Next To Go

They're filling out a different kind of bracket.<p>While many Americans were filling out brackets with their March Madness picks, officials in the White House of President Donald Trump were placing a different kind of bet.<p>They’ve reportedly placed odds on who will be the next one out the door.<p>Josh …

Donald Trump

'Homer can help you': War veterans use ancient epics to cope

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The trials of Odysseus are really not that different from the struggles of those learning to readjust after wars of today, …

Military

This isn’t Joe Kennedy’s grandfather’s Democratic Party, and he knows it

Kennedy thrilled Democrats with his State of the Union response. But what comes next?<p>When you’re sitting in front of Rep. Joe Kennedy, it’s clear that you’re sitting in front of a Kennedy. The face, the jawline — it’s all uncannily familiar.<p>But Kennedy, the grandson of Robert F. Kennedy, is rising …

Down

Learn how to make this simple Southern staple for quick weeknight dinners. It's speedy, easy to prepare, loaded with rich flavor, and sure to please …

To fix American democracy, the left should commit to these four steps

Ever since Donald Trump captured the imagination of enough American voters to win, liberals I’ve spoken with have felt in a quandary. Trump seems to be kicking at the foundation of democracy itself, and the Democratic party has yet to reinvent itself into a powerful, coherent alternative.<p>Some …

Democratic Party

The Easy Pork Dumplings I’m Making for Chinese New Year

There are few cooking projects more satisfying to me than making a tray of dumplings for Chinese New Year. They're a lot easier to make than you …

Food & Dining

Parents want custody to stop transgender teen having hormone treatment

<b>(CNN) —</b> An Ohio court will decide the fate of a transgender teen who is in what the judge describes as a "gut-wrenching situation."<p>The 17-year-old identifies as a boy. Neither he nor his family can be named, according to court instructions. The teen's parents want court authority to stop their …

Mental Health

How democracies die, explained

The problems in American democracy run far deeper than Trump.<p>There are images that come to mind when we imagine a democracy’s end. Democracies fall in coups and revolutions, burn in fires and riots, collapse amid war and plague. When they die, they die screaming.<p>Not anymore, argue Steven Levitsky …

Political Science

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

RuPaul explains Drag Race lingo to Stephen Colbert in hilarious interview - watch here!

<b>“Will you be my squirrel friend?”</b><p>Last night, RuPaul sat down with Stephen Colbert to promote Drag Race All Stars 3 (premiering today!), and it’s …

Lineup

23 Filling Soups, Stews & Salads, Courtesy of Lentils

To me, lentils are a pantry hero. Possibly even a superhero. I can't count the number of times I've come home, tired and feeling "bleh," a corner of my mind nudging me sneakily to give in and order takeout even though I'd made myself a promise to cook more often. I open the fridge looking for …

Healthy Eating

White House Employees’ Password Prompts

The number of days it took you to realize that you wouldn’t be bragging to your college alumni magazine about working at the White House after all, plus the color of the floor tile in the bathroom where you go to cry.<p>Your least favorite Trump child’s middle name, plus the number of shots you do on …

Texas News Anchor Delivers Classiest Clap Back In Response To Trump's 'Sh*thole Countries' Comments

CNN's Don Lemon was not the only black anchor to call President Donald Trump what he is. WFAA anchor Alisha Laventure called out Trump and defended …

Basic Swedish Meatballs

This recipe for classic Swedish meatballs features subtly spiced baked meatballs. The creamy sauce takes no more than 5 minutes to prepare and cook, …

Our Favorite Buttermilk Biscuit

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 475°. Grate frozen butter using large holes of a box grater. Toss together grated butter and flour in a medium …

Baking

Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017: 'Feminism'

NEW YORK (AP) — This may or may not come as a surprise: Merriam-Webster's word of the year for 2017 is "feminism."Yes, it's been a big year or two or …

Feminism

Nigel Slater’s potatoes recipes

If you slice waxy-fleshed potatoes so thin you can almost see through them, then bake them slowly in duck fat or cream, the result is both humble and luxurious. The potatoes should almost melt into the fat, and that relies very much on your dexterity with the knife. A mandolin slicer is the piece …

Bay Leaf

These are the 25 members of Congress you should be following on Twitter

Some are sharp. Some are funny. None of them use #MAGA<p>President Donald Trump's presence on Twitter may have jaded some people from using the platform — too much vitriol and horse pucky for one social network. But put that in the barn for a while, because Twitter, as a whole, offers value to users, …