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15-year-old American CiCi Bellis wins in Miami, could face Serena Williams next

Precocious amateur CiCi Bellis says she’s ready to take on the best of the pros – Serena Williams.<p>Bellis, a 15-year-old American who made a big splash at last year’s US Open, advanced Friday to a potential third-round match against Williams by beating Zarina Diyas 6-2, 6-1.<p>Williams was scheduled to …

No murder charge in case of baby cut from woman answering Craigslist ad

<b>(CNN) —</b> A former nurse's aide will not face murder charges for allegedly cutting and removing an unborn baby from the mother's womb, Boulder County, Colorado, prosecutor Stanley Garnett said Thursday.<p>The mother, Michelle Wilkins, answered a Craigslist ad for baby clothes on March 18.<p>When she …

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Lawmakers Gasp as Democrat Goes After GOP Colleague’s 18-Month-Old Son During Racism Lecture

Audio and video has emerged showing Indiana state Rep. Vanessa Summers (D-Indianapolis) going after one of her Republican colleague’s 18-month-old son in attempt to make a point about prejudice during a recent House floor debate over the state’s controversial “religious freedom bill.”<p>While making …

Boko Haram: satellite images reveal devastation of massacre in Nigeria

Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the attacks.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/1/15/1421311373976/4883f52d-f5bd-4600-becc-89b5a99a5c1b-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: EPA<p>Nigerians cram into a bus fleeing the town of Mubi after the …

Boko Haram

An Oral History of Selma and the Struggle for the Voting Rights Act

Selma, Alabama, selected herself to become the battleground for the voting rights movement of the 1960s. It was a regional center of commerce and …

The Tsunami's Wake

It was just after 10:30 a.m. when Noppasri Jailak received a panicked phone call from a neighbor about water surging through their street. The …

Encounter at protest leads to hug for boy, officer

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — An African-American boy holding a "Free Hugs" sign stood crying in front of a police barricade at a Ferguson rally in Portland. …

Rafael Nadal poised for stem cell treatment on ailing back

Former world number one Rafael Nadal's doctor has revealed that the 14-time Grand Slam winner would receive stem cell treatment on his back that is …

7 CEOs with notably devout religious beliefs

When Apple (AAPL) CEO Tim Cook recently announced he is gay, he wrote, “I consider being gay among the greatest gifts God has given me.” Cook is not …

Hang Anything On Your Wall with a French Cleat Storage System

Workshop storage is a constant battle, but the use of a french cleat storage system will securely display your tools and accessories, keeping them …

How To Peel, Cut & Roast Butternut Squash (VIDEO)

Fall is in the air and it's the perfect time to incorporate delicious and healthy fall flavors into our recipes.<p>One of my favorites is butternut squash for its smooth texture and perfectly sweet flavor. It's high in fiber, vitamin A (giving it that beautiful orange hue), potassium and many other …

The Best Bento Supplies for Easy School Lunches

<b>For nearly four years, I’ve been “bento-ing.“</b> Yes, even before Pinterest made it popular, I was trying to find ways to make lunches to excite my …

Food

Articles about 10 bedroom design ideas on Dwell.com - Dwell

We've come a long way since the clawfoot.<p>The Bauhaus designer’s modern vision helped post-war American building see the future.<p>By striving for the “super normal,” the soft-spoken Brit has made noise with his inclusive, intuitive design.<p>Alvar Aalto, one of Finland’s greatest architects, made …

Bedrooms

Reid apologizes for remarks at Asian business group event but loses an endorsement

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has apologized for making racially insensitive jokes at an event Thursday sponsored by the Las Vegas Asian Chamber of Commerce, but perhaps too late for group members who later didn’t endorse Reid’s pick for Nevada lieutenant governor.<p>The chamber endorsed …

‘Retaliation’: Unsealed docs show prosecutors’ broad search tactics against conservatives

Court documents released Friday in the so-called “John Doe investigation” into political supporters of Wisconsin GOP Gov. Scott Walker show prosecutors subpoenaed phone-company records and that the probe went deeper than previously known, say conservatives who were targeted.<p>Attorneys for …

6 Vigorous and High Intensity Butt Workouts You Need — HealthDigezt.com

1. Hip-Lift Progression<p>This is an awesome way to relieve tension in your lower back and work your butt at the same time. (A cushy mat will keep your …

My Utmost For His Highest

"An elemental thing to remember is that we must never read into a man's words what we mean, but just try and find out what the author of the words …

Suzanne Somers blames 'Three's Company' producers for ruining her TV career

Suzanne Somers said her surprising exit from "Three's Company" came at the hand of the show's producers and ultimately cost her "millions of dollars" and what would have been a more successful television career.<p>"I was screwed out of my TV career by the producers [of 'Three's Company'] and weak …

Elizabeth Vargas and husband split, report says

<i>20/20</i> anchor Elizabeth Vargas and husband, singer-songwriter Marc Cohn, are reportedly going their separate ways after 12 years of marriage.<p>"Marc and Elizabeth are in divorce proceedings," a source reportedly told <i>People</i>. "The kids are with him in New York while she seeks treatment."<p>This news …

A beach in France has banned selfies

What’s the best thing about a great beach vacation?<p>The selfie you take to make everyone stuck at home jealous, of course.<p>But a beach in France is saying no to today's self-indulgent picture taking culture by banning selfies, reports the Daily Mail.<p>Garoupe, a beach located in Southern France, has …

US special ops forces tried to rescue hostages in Syria but failed, officials say

The Obama administration sent U.S. troops to Syria recently to attempt to rescue hostages being held by Islamic State militants, including journalist James Foley, but failed to find them, the Pentagon said Wednesday.<p>Pentagon Press Secretary Rear Admiral John Kirby said in a statement that the …

The Ultimate Pantry Guide for Gluten Free Living

Whole Grains<p>Since you can't have gluten or wheat, you have to find alternatives for grains. Luckily, there's actually a lot of grains that you can …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

<p>Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

5 Unexpected Sources Of Gluten That Aren't Food

Even if you know to look for gluten in the less-than-obvious foods, gluten can sneak up on you in the most unexpected places.<p>A significant number of non-food products contain ingredients derived from grains that can be problematic with celiac disease or gluten intolerance. In fact, many are now …

9 Things You Should Know Before Going Gluten-Free

More people than ever are buying, cooking and eating gluten-free foods -- not that they all require the diet. Gluten-free living appeals to about 30 percent of American adults -- but seems to still be widely misunderstood.<p>There are many hypotheses about the sudden increase in interest in the …

Federer almost withdrew from Cincinnati before winning title

Roger Federer almost withdrew from Cincinnati before going on to win the event for his first Masters title in two years.<p>"I was considering not …