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FEMA removes statistics about drinking water access, electricity in Puerto Rico from website

As of Wednesday, half of Puerto Ricans had access to drinking water and 5 percent of the island had electricity, according to statistics published by the Federal Emergency Management Agency on its Web page documenting the federal response to Hurricane Maria.<p>By Thursday morning, both of those key …

Here’s everything Google announced today

Google held a press conference today in San Francisco, where the company announced everything from new phones to crazy machine learning-powered wearable cameras.<p>It was a flurry of news. Don’t have time to catch up with all of it? We get it — that’s why we condensed it all down into one quick …

Glacier collapses near Swiss ski resort

An unstable part of a glacier in the Swiss Alps has now completely collapsed, without causing any major damage. (SRF/swissinfo.chexternal link)<p>The …

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Up A Creek

<i>WORDS/PHOTOS: Brian Mohr</i><p>I was 10 years old when I figured out that skiing creeks, the natural pathways of our Northeastern mountains, was a lot more …

Tours by private jet soar along with high-net-worth incomes

During a stop on a recent global voyage by private jet, 50 well-to-do travellers found themselves surrounded by centuries-old, intricately tiled madrassas in the ancient city of Samarkand, Uzbekistan. Later, with a nearby square all to themselves, they were treated to a performance by musicians …

Hurricane Hunters to investigate system in Atlantic | NOLA.com

Hurricane Hunters are scheduled to investigate a low pressure system in the Atlantic Ocean on Monday afternoon (July 17). The National Hurricane …

How to get better weather forecasts on your Alexa speaker

A feature of Alexa I use almost every day is the weather forecast. It's a prominent feature that's baked into your Flash Briefing and you can ask for things like tomorrow's weather, the weekend forecast or for weather anywhere in the world.<p>However, Alexa's built-in weather just isn't in-depth …

A list of healthful oils for cooking and eating

Evaluating the healthfulness of a particular type of fat is a matter of comparison. Though butter is better than margarine and other trans fats, vegetable oils with a blend of polyunsaturated fats or monounsaturated fats, such as olive oil, are even better. These can be used to replace saturated …

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Spicy Beef and Potato Curry<p>It’s usually about this time of year that I find my winter cooking routine getting, well, a bit routine. The same soups …

Braised Chicken with Capers and Parsley

4 Servings<p>White wine vinegar and capers pack tangy and briny flavors into this braise.<p>September 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons olive oil, divided<p>1 large onion, minced (1 1/2 cups)<p>4 chicken legs, drumsticks and thighs separated (about 2 pounds)<p>Kosher salt<p>1/2 cup minced flat-leaf parsley plus more …

Root Vegetable Gratin

8 Servings<p>The key to gratins is having all the ingredients—whether they’re basic potatoes or the mixed root vegetables below—sliced the same thickness so they cook at the same rate. Make friends with a mandoline: It quickly yields precise, even slices.<p>November 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 tablespoons …

5 Crispy Chicken Recipes (No Deep Fryer Required)

Crunchy on the outside and tender on the inside can be achieved without vast quantities of oil. These foolproof tricks show you how.<p>Photo: Ellen …

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