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The Supreme Court Tells the Government to Get a Warrant

A highly watched case ends in a 5-4 ruling in which Chief Justice John Roberts and the high court’s liberals inch ever closer to stricter privacy standards.<p>The Supreme Court can’t dodge ‘em all. So, on Friday, it actually decided <i>Carpenter v. United States</i><i>,</i> a closely watched case testing how federal …

Surveillance

Avocado-Sprout Toast

Ingredients<p>1 (1-oz.) slice whole-grain bread, toasted<br>• 1/4 ripe avocado, sliced<br>• Dash of kosher salt<br>• Dash of black pepper<br>• 1/4 cup alfalfa sprouts<br>• 2 …

Recipes

Thanks to This Simple Technique, I Finally Cooked a Whole Chicken—Fearlessly

Butchering has never been something I've been comfortable doing in the kitchen. But as <i>Real Simple</i>'s social media manager, I'm lucky to get a front …

Cooking

The Only Harissa Recipe You’ll Ever Need

In Tunisia, harissa is served as a dip, drizzled with olive oil, and often garnished with canned tuna and olives. It is a fixture of most main meals, …

Recipes

To get the most out of your child’s college visits, dig deeper than the tour

Crossing the campus at the university where I teach, I often pass groups of bored-looking high school students taking a tour with their over-interested parents. My school has outstanding student tour guides, but I find it unnerving that many of those visiting high school seniors and juniors will …

College & University

Supreme Court sidesteps partisan gerrymandering cases, let maps stand for now

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Supreme Court on Monday sidestepped two major cases concerning partisan gerrymandering, allowing controversial district maps to stand and be used in this fall's midterm elections.<p>The 9-0 ruling authored by Chief Justice John Roberts in a Wisconsin case is a blow to Democrats …

Judiciary

Selecting the Proper Woodworking Screws for Any Project

When it comes to fasteners, Particle Board screws rule as king in the woodworking realm. Typically, these fastening devices are used to connect one …

Woodworking

Quick Asian Barbecue Sauce

You'll want this tangy, Asian-style barbecue sauce on hand all summer long, especially for our Honey-Soy Appetizer Ribs. Easily spice up pulled pork …

Recipes

Give Your Tee Shots An Instant Boost

<b>LAUNCH IT HIGHER</b><p>Most amateurs hit the ball with a downward strike too low on the face, creating high spin and low launch—the worst combination for distance. You'll immediately get longer if you hit it in the sweet spot, which is a little above the center of the face. To do that, focus on how your …

Golf

The Best Chicken Fried Steak Recipe

"I received this recipe from a co-worker about 5 years ago. This is by far the best chicken fried steak I've ever had. I've made this numerous times …

Recipes

The Best Summer Cocktails

1 of 20<p>Grapefruit Radler<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 20<p>Seaside Sunrise<p>3 of 20<p>SoCal Fruit Cart Margarita<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 20<p>Caribbean Bushwacker<p>Advertisement<p>5 of …

Cocktails

This Chicken Enchilada Skillet Feeds a Hungry Crowd — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Cooking

The Best Advice for Growing Tomatoes

Homegrown tomatoes win the taste test over supermarket impostors time and time again. And, since growing tomatoes is so easy, there’s no reason to …

Gardening

22 Hidden Gems in Los Angeles That Made Me Fall Back in Love With It

When I ask you to close your eyes and imagine Los Angeles, what comes to mind? Palm trees, movie stars, and wide open spaces? That radiant California …

Los Angeles

Legendary, Crispy-As-Heck Chicken Thighs We'd Want for Dinner Any Night

We first told you about Canal House’s rule-breaking chicken thighs in 2015. Then, our <b>Genius Recipes</b> fearless leader Kristen Miglore described the skin as “impossibly crisp, enough so to satisfy your darkest fried chicken cravings.”<p>But they’re way easier than frying.<p>First, you take everything you …

Recipes

The Right Way to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Accounts During Retirement

If you've been a diligent saver, you've probably recognized the importance of having a mix of retirement accounts: a tax-deferred IRA or workplace …

Retirement

10 Jaw-Dropping California Hikes You Can’t Miss

Growing up in California, it’s easy to take how beautiful the state is for granted. But the longer I’ve been living away from home (11 years now, …

Hiking

Plants and Tips to Create a Bee-Friendly Garden

What Should I Plant to Attract Bees?<p>The first step is to choose plants for your garden that attract bees and plant them in a sunny spot. There are so …

Gardening

How to Cook Scallops

Small but mighty, scallops are a buttery, sweet, and incredibly versatile seafood treasure. No matter what kind you have—bay scallops or sea …

Recipes

13 Must-Try Salad Dressing Recipes

<b>13 Must-Try Salad Dressing Recipes</b> will have you craving more greens in no time. Why buy bottled, when you can make your own homemade salad dressings …

Healthy Eating

This Retirement Savings Strategy Is Your Best Ticket to Riches

Find out why now's a better time than ever to get started.<p>The key to saving for retirement is to start as soon as you can. Many would-be investors …

Investing

Recipe: Firecracker Chicken Thighs — Recipes from The Kitchn

There is one important thing you should know about getting this chicken on the dinner table: You're gonna need to put out plenty of extra napkins. …

Cooking

The Violent 1066 Battle of Stamford Bridge

The 1066 battle of Stamford Bridge between Viking warlord Harald Hardrada and King Harold of England was said to be so violent that a giant mountain …

Soccer

10 Laundry Mistakes You Didn’t Know You Were Making

Even if you’ve been washing your clothes for years and think you know how to do laundry, these common slip-ups can cause unnecessary damage to …

Cleaning

The 15 best golf practice games

With everything competing for your attention in 2018, it’s difficult to find time to work on your golf game. Chances are when you do, you’re just hitting a few balls at the range, which likely won’t accomplish much in terms of improvement.<p>If you really want to get better, you need to make the most …

Golf

14 Weeknight Chicken Dinners That Are Anything But Boring

Weeknight dinners should be nourishing and healthy, but most importantly, they should be simple, quick, and delicious. Chicken—versatile enough to …

Cooking

The two North Korean generals who saluted South Korea’s president have been replaced

At the April 27 summit between the two Koreas, some observers commented on the unusual sight of members of North Korea’s top military brass saluting South Korean president Moon Jae-in. Now, just days ahead of the much-anticipated summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US president …

North Korea

What is Roe v. Wade? Everything you need to know

In 1973, the U.S. Supreme Court recognized a woman's constitutional right to an abortion in Roe v. Wade. The landmark ruling legalized abortion nationwide but has been under attack ever since.<p>Who was the plaintiff in Roe v. Wade?<p>The case was filed by Norma McCorvey, who went by the anonymous …

Judiciary

Up Your Lunch Game with Our 40 Best Cold Sandwich Recipes

Bag lunches don’t have to be boring! With our best cold sandwich recipes, you’ll have a work lunch to look forward to. Check out these 40 variations …

Healthy Eating