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Is America’s Pizza Capital Buffalo, New York?

In his new book, ‘Buffalo Everything,’ Arthur Bovino makes the case that the Nickel City is the ultimate pizza destination.<p>I’ve eaten pizza at many …

Thruway windmills installed to cut utility costs not working

The New York State Thruway Authority, as part of the push by Gov. Andrew Cuomo for agencies to move toward so called “green energy” sources, …

What's in the GOP's final tax plan

It's official.<p>Both chambers of Congress have now passed the Republican tax overhaul bill on strictly party-line votes. It's the first such overhaul in more than 30 years.<p>President Trump signed it into law on Friday.<p>The tax overhaul -- which will affect all corners of the U.S. economy and everyone …

Retirement

Three key lessons from the Pope's surprise TED talk

<b>(CNN) —</b> For all the talk about Pope Francis' techno-savvy -- and 10 million Twitter followers ain't bad for a 80-year-old churchman -- he doesn't seem sold on Silicon Valley's endless promises.<p>As he wrote in his 2016 encyclical, Laudato Si, all those tweets and selfies can add up to a big pile of …

TED Talks

Mapping how the United States generates its electricity

<b>analysis</b> Interpretation of the news based on evidence, including data, as well as anticipating how events might unfold based on past events.

United States

What happened when I tried meditating daily for 100 days straight

I was having a stressful time, and nothing I tried helped. Not weekend escapes. Not even a month-long vacation where I disconnected from work …

Poor sleep hygiene is killing you and your career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much …

Tesla’s Battery Revolution Just Reached Critical Mass

Tesla Motors Inc. is making a huge bet that millions of small batteries can be strung together to help kick fossil fuels off the grid. The idea is a …

Energy

Liberals, chill out about Trump victory

<b>(CNN) —</b> When President Barack Obama suggested that Americans might soon be on Mars, who knew that he'd be flooded with volunteers? The victory of Donald Trump last night has many liberals saying that they don't want to live on this planet anymore. Social media is in meltdown. The website for …

Barack Obama: America will take the giant leap to Mars

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of my earliest memories is sitting on my grandfather's shoulders, waving a flag as our astronauts returned to Hawaii. This was years before we'd set foot on the moon. Decades before we'd land a rover on Mars. A generation before photos from the International Space Station would show up …

Democratic convention speeches Day 1: CNN vets the claims

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Democratic Party gathered in Philadelphia on Monday for the first night of its convention, and CNN's Reality Check Team put the speakers' statements and assertions to the test.<p>The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the speeches and selected key …

In Baton Rouge, why not to rush to judgment

<b>(CNN) —</b> The shooting death of Alton Sterling is the type of encounter that law enforcement officers dread: responding to a vague call about someone with a gun. The officers in Baton Rouge were told Sterling had a gun in his pocket and that he had been threatening others with it. They had no way of …

Chicken And Avocado Salad With Lime And Cilantro Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Shred the chicken apart until you have 2 cups of chicken shredded into fairly large chunks. Dice the avocados into medium-sized pieces, mix with 1 T …

This 75-year-old NASA legend has been working in secret for 10 years building a startup that wants to outdo Intel and Google

After leaving NASA, Goldin spent some time bouncing around and studying robotics before accepting a position as the president of Boston University in 2003. He never officially held the position, however, because the school terminated his contract a day before he was slated to start (though he still …

Artificial Intelligence

The 11 Most Common Weight-Loss Blunders Dietitians See

Losing weight can be tricky business: When you’re insanely busy, it can be tough to focus on your goals in a healthy, sustainable way, let alone work …

Weight Loss

Don't bungle your burger or screw up your steak

<b>(CNN) —</b> We've all seen, smelled, eaten and regretted some mighty bad grilling mishaps over the years, and it's always such a shame. The meat is juuust a little overdone, under-seasoned, inedibly dry, or even reeking of creepy chemicals. With a few tweaks, dinner would have been a winner.<p>This will …

8 delicious summer foods that are good for you, too

Farmers markets are brimming with beautiful, ripe produce for the picking, local foods are flooding the supermarket, and it's finally time for juicy berries and stone fruits to take center stage.<p>With only a few short weeks before we say goodbye to summer's superstars, don't miss the benefits of …

How to Make Creamy Risotto Without a Recipe

<i>Please allow 30 minutes.</i><p>You've probably seen that caveat listed in reference to risotto on a restaurant menu before, right? And maybe because of that …

Sahara Desert Project to grow 10 hectares of food in Tunisian desert

With 75 percent of its country comprised of desert, it’s not easy for Tunisia to grow food. But the Sahara Forest Project aims to change that with a …

Renewable Energy

The Ugly Truth About A $15 Minimum Wage

The Service Employees International Union spent 2015 expanding its campaign for a $15 minimum wage to other industries. In recent nationwide protests, the union focused again on its original target: Fast food companies, and McDonald's in particular.<p>I worked for the company for three decades, and …

McDonald's

Trump’s and Sanders’s dangerous revolt against free trade

By David Ignatius<p>, Columnist<p>Of the many dangerous trends in the 2016 election, the revolt against free trade that has captured both parties could do the most long-term damage. That’s because protectionism would undermine future growth of the U.S. economy and subvert the nation’s role as global …

Globalization

Two Muslim families entrusted with care of holy Christian site for centuries

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> The key to one of Christianity's holiest sites is held by a Muslim family, and it has been for centuries. This is more than just tradition. It is the very essence of Jerusalem, part of what makes the Old City's cultural and religious history so special.<p>We meet Adeeb Joudeh at the …

Holy Sepulchre

Restaurant gives ex-offenders a recipe for success

<b>Cleveland, Ohio (CNN) —</b> Foodies savor the French cuisine at Edwins, an upscale restaurant that's earned a reputation as one of Cleveland's finest eateries.<p>But this high-end establishment provides far more than a good meal. It's staffed almost entirely by people who were once incarcerated.<p>By day, …

Culinary Arts

Exonerated death row inmate: Clinton wrong on death penalty

<b>(CNN) —</b> At the CNN Town Hall meeting between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders last night, I had the privilege of asking Clinton how she could still support the death penalty in light of all the innocent people in this county in recent years who have been wrongfully convicted and sent to death row.<p>…

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

Dementia

My Lunch With ‘The Spider’ Who Nearly Wrecked the CIA

Long before Game of Thrones dubbed its spymaster The Spider, James Jesus Angleton earned that name. His internal witch hunts still leave us …

Ted Cruz must recuse himself on Scalia replacement

<b>(CNN) —</b> Despite the objections of Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, President Obama has announced his intention to submit a nominee to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia.<p>And despite Donald Trump's call for "delay, delay, delay," the Senate Judiciary …

Why doctors choose to die differently

<b>(CNN) —</b> Snow was falling. He sat wrapped in a blanket on the edge of the couch, watching intently out the window. Large flurries lazily made their way down from gray skies. In North Carolina, this was a rare sight.<p>I stood next to his husband. His body had a musty, sick smell of unwashed hair and …

Medicine

How to Eat Healthier When You're Drunk

It's a familiar scenario -- you and your friends just did a few rounds of shots at the bar, and now you're craving nachos or cheese fries at 2 a.m.<p>Before you walk over to the all-night diner to snag your favorite greasy dish, consider taking the opportunity to make your drunk diet a little …

Nutrition

These ultra-luxurious underwater homes are being built in Dubai

In the clear-blue waters off the coast of Dubai lies a chain of islands known as "The Heart of Europe." It's a man-made reconstruction of actual European nations, just on a smaller scale — part of a larger archipelago known as "The World."<p>Richard Branson, fittingly, owns the island representing …

Great Britain