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U.S. Senate panel backs plan for alternative to Russian rocket engine

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday approved a plan that would add $100 million to the U.S. military budget to start work on a new U.S. rocket engine and eliminate reliance on a Russian-made engine used to lift big government satellites into …

Chilling Testimony Of Death Row Executioners Casts Dark Shadow Over Entire System | Campaign to End the Death Penalty

Credit: AP IMAGES<p>By: Laura Dimon <br>PolicyMic <br>Wednesday, January 15, 2014<p>At some point for Fred Allen, something snapped. He’d done one too many. He …

Mexican Edgar Tamayo executed in Texas despite last-minute pleas | Campaign to End the Death Penalty

Tamayo, 46, executed in the face of political pressure from the Mexican government and the US state department<p>Credit: Richard …

A Letter From Ray Jasper, Who Is About to Be Executed | Campaign to End the Death Penalty

By: Hamilton Nolan <br>Gawker <br>Tuesday, March 4, 2014<p>Texas death row inmate Ray Jasper is scheduled to be put to death on March 19. He has written us a …

Justice for Louis Castro Perez! | Campaign to End the Death Penalty

By: Lily Hughes<br>Campaign to End the Death Penalty <br>Monday, March 17, 2014<p>The 5th Circuit Court has released an opinion denying relief to innocent Texas …

Warren Hill: Another Unfortunate Case for Georgia

<b>UPDATE at 3:10pm on July 18,2013: Max Blau ‏@MaxBlau Judge Tusan: the Georgia law "unconstitutionally limits" #WarrenHill's access to courts and his</b> …

Krauthammer on Ukraine: 'Everybody is shocked by the weakness of Obama's statement'

Charles Krauthammer told viewers Friday on "Special Report with Bret Baier" that President Obama's statement on the latest Ukraine developments showed "weakness," and implied that "we're not really going to do anything" about the political upheaval in Ukraine.<p>On Friday, armed men, allegedly Russian …

Real people with real problems refute Reid's claim ObamaCare 'horror stories' untrue

Despite Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's claim earlier this week that ObamaCare "horror stories" weren't true, there are plenty of real people out there with real problems.<p>Reid managed to ignite a firestorm when he accused those who complain about canceled policies and higher rates under …

Obama warns Putin against military intervention in Ukraine

WASHINGTON/SIMFEROOL, Ukraine (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama has warned Russia against any military intervention in Ukraine after the country’s new leaders accused Moscow of deploying forces in the Crimea region.<p>A week after Russian-backed President Viktor Yanukovich was ousted in Kiev, …

How to Make Lasagna Bolognese from Scratch

Layer by layer, our lasagna Bolognese builds flavors you simply can’t achieve by taking shortcuts. Impress your guests with this raveworthy dish<p>Maybe you’re not a <i>nonna</i>. And you didn’t inherit a faded recipe for lasagna Bolognese from one, either. Not to worry. What matters is that this version of …

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Too good to be healthy: Viewers' guilt-free dessert recipes

Add dessert to your dinner tonight and don't spend a moment feeling bad about it. As part of dietitian and TODAY contributor Joy Bauer's "Too Good to be Healthy" competition, here are three chocolate dessert recipes from viewers that are made with guilt-free ingredients.<p><b>Frozen Chocolatey</b> …

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Grilling: Beer-Marinated Chicken Tacos Recipe

Each week Joshua Bousel drops by with a recipe for you to grill over the weekend. Fire it up, Joshua!<p>I've covered beef and pork tacos before, so the next logical step in my taco journey was chicken. I've always had my eye on this one particular recipe for beer-marinated chicken tacos, partly …

Chocolate, Almond and Sea Salt Rice Krispy Treats

I made a lot of Rice Krispy Treats as a kid. They were quick, easy and always satisfied my sweet tooth. I still make them once in a while these days, …

Mint and Basil Pesto with Avocado Oil Recipe

Wonderful, unexpected things can come into your life and change you in an instant. An intoxicating scent. A random act of kindness from a stranger. A …

Hush Puppies with Creamy Honey Orange Dipping Sauce Recipe

Since our oven is (still) broken, I’ve taken to frying all of our food. Healthy alternative, right? Ha. If you’ll remember back to my lime cake …

Lava Cakes with Kahlua Whipped Cream

Instructions<p>Butter eight 3/4-cup capacity ramekins. Dust interiors with sugar. Set aside.Melt chocolate and butter in microwave safe bowl, stopping …

Lobster Eggs Benedict With Crispy Potato Pancakes & Bearnaise Sauce - KALOFAGAS | GREEK FOOD & BEYOND

One of the downsides (there are few) to going to Greece is that lobster prices are astronomical. If you find live lobster at the market it will go …

Spaghetti with Parsley Pesto & Sausage

While we love to grill like the rest of America, sometimes it gets kind of old during the summer. My husband and daughter really enjoy spaghetti but …

Foolproof 2-Minute Hollandaise Recipe

Check here for a full video walkthrough of the process.<p><b>Read more: Video: The Food Lab's Foolproof Hollandaise in 2 Minutes</b><p>Ingredients1 egg yolk (about 35 grams)1 teaspoon water (about 5 grams)1 teaspoon lemon juice from 1 lemon (about 5 grams)Kosher salt1 stick butter (8 tablespoons, about 112 …

grilled bacon salad with arugula and balsamic

You guys, I owe you an apology. It’s been nearly a month since I first encountered this grilled bacon salad and I couldn’t find a window to tell you …

Dinner Tonight: Pork Belly BLT with Cherry Tomatoes

Let's say you want a BLT, except it's not quite peak tomato season and you only have a slab of raw pork belly, not bacon. That's the terrible dilemma I faced this week when I was struck with an uncontrollable urge for a BLT, but without all the ingredients to execute it flawlessly. Was that going …

Grilled Lobster With Lemon-Shallot Butter Recipe

Grilling lobster leaves you with a wonderfully tender and sweet meat, while a brushing of lemon-shallot butter adds a nice brightness and richness that accentuates the crustacean's natural flavor.<p><b>Read more: Grilling: Lobster with Lemon-Shallot Butter</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Lemon Shallot Butter</b>:1/2 cup …

Living Fajita Loca: Chicken Fajita Burgers | Crumb: A Food Blog

Chicken Fajita Burgers<p>Prep time<p>10 mins<p>Cook time<p>20 mins<p>Total time<p>30 mins<p>Chicken burgers can sometimes be a little boring, but these Chicken Fajita …

Salted Caramel Fried Croissant Poppers - American Cupcake Life

Salted Caramel Fried Croissant Poppers<p>Yield: 9 Fried Croissants<p>Ingredients<p>Fried Croissants<p>1 can of croissant dough<p>Cinnabon Sprinkles (or 1/2 cup …

Jerk Shrimp Tacos with Pineapple Salsa, Slaw and Pina Colada Crema

As much as I enjoy eating grilled meat right off the stick it is always fun to use it as an ingredient in another dish and as I was munching on the …

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Not too long ago my husband and I were invited to a San Francisco-based wine club’s annual dinner. Several of our friends are members so we were …