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We Turned Apple-Cinnamon Oatmeal into Breakfast Bars

Arrange a rack in the middle of the oven and heat to 350°F. Lightly coat a 9x13-inch metal, glass, or ceramic baking pan with cooking spray.<p>Blend 1 …

Recipes

Chicken Fettuccini Alfredo That's Better than the Restaurant

<b>Cook the pasta, drain, and reserve cooking water.</b> Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the fettuccine and cook until al dente, 8 to 10 …

Recipes

Archaeologists may have discovered St. Nick's bones

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkish archaeologists believe they may have discovered the remains of St. Nicholas — from whom the legend of Santa Claus …

Infamous Inmates at ADX Supermax Federal Prison

The Supermax federal prison in Florence, Colorado was built out of necessity when it became apparent that even the hardest U.S. prisons could not …

Southern Prisons Have a Cellphone Smuggling Problem

Corrections<p>Cellphones smuggled into prisons — enabling inmates to order murders, plan escapes, deal drugs and extort money — have become a scourge in a bloc of states where corrections officers annually confiscate as many as one for every three inmates.<p>Contraband devices snuck in by visitors or …

News

How Badly Is Neil Gorsuch Annoying the Other Supreme Court Justices?

In 2009 and 2010, Virginia Thomas became an outspoken opponent of the new President, Barack Obama. Ginni Thomas, as she is known, travelled the country as a leader of the growing Tea Party movement, which was particularly focussed on overturning the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. …

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This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

Quick Bread

This Sheet Pan Orange-Garlic Chicken Is a Weeknight Win

Have you ever tried mojo? The cuban sauce is heavy on the garlic and orange juice, and it happens to be a delicious marinade for chicken. With a …

Recipes

The Confederate General Who Was Erased

There's a reason you won't find many monuments in the South to one of Robert E. Lee's most able deputies.<p>Some years ago, I went to a conference in Charleston. During a free moment, I strolled down to an old marketplace where I browsed the shops — all of which, it seemed, specialized in Confederate …

Key Lime Cake

Cake:<p>Butter, for greasing pan<p>Flour, for dusting pan<p>One 3-ounce package lime flavored gelatin<p>1 1/3 cups granulated sugar<p>2 cups sifted all-purpose flour<p>…

Baking

Trump Didn't Announce A Pardon — But Sheriff Joe Arpaio "Should Feel Fine"

President Trump did not announce a pardon for former sheriff Joe Arpaio on Tuesday night — but he may as well have.<p>The president teased the crowd with his support for the anti-immigration crusader, who is facing jail time on a criminal contempt conviction, saying “he should feel fine.”<p>Introducing …

Donald Trump

Trump's endless Mar-a-Lago travel is breaking the bank. Here's a solution for him | Jamie Peck

The president has traveled almost every weekend on ‘working vacations’. If the demands of the job are too much for him, he needn’t stay in office<p>Back in March, Donald Trump released a budget blueprint that proposed to eliminate some 62 federal agencies and programs – and cripple more of them – by …

McConnell, in Private, Doubts if Trump Can Save Presidency

The relationship between President Trump and Senator Mitch McConnell, the majority leader, has disintegrated to the point that they have not spoken to each other in weeks, and Mr. McConnell has privately expressed uncertainty that Mr. Trump will be able to salvage his administration after a series …

Republicans

My meeting with Donald Trump: A damaged, pathetic personality — whose obvious impairment has only go

<b>Donald Trump, July 9, 1991 (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>I didn’t get his endorsement when I ran for governor — but the severely troubled man I met has only gotten worse<p>Bill Curry<p>August 12, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>In 1994, I visited the home of Donald Trump. He was a Democrat then, of sorts, and I was the party’s …

Donald Trump

Trump Supporters in Iowa Shocked to Learn He Screwed Them

<i>Screenshot/Associated Press</i><p>Politico has a long and painful read about rural Americans in the agriculture industry realizing that when he spoke during …

Colorado drivers are “among the worst,” says new Nationwide report based on car telematics data

The theory that Colorado drivers are some of the worst in the nation now has data to back it up.Insurer Nationwide said that it analyzed data from …

Caramelized Onions

Learning how to properly caramelize onions is key. Once you've mastered the basic technique, you’ll use them for everything from French onion soup to onion dip to topping burgers. Here, we break down the process step by step.

Onions

All the absurd English pronunciations that frustrate the hell out of non-native speakers

Read these aloud: Tomb, bomb, comb. Now: Wallet, mallet, chalet.<p>One of the most annoying parts of learning English is memorizing its endless inconsistencies in spelling and pronunciation. As a result of the language’s mélange of German, French, and Latin ancestry, words spelled almost exactly the …

The Fundamentalist Christian Chokehold On America

Why are Americans allowing this to happen?<p>Prior to the 1970s, a person’s faith had little impact on the way they voted. Make no mistake, however, there have always been those who believed religion should play a larger role in American politics. Colonies were often ruled by strict religious …

King Arthur's Stone

A 6th-century stone lies at the site of the mythical battle waged between King Arthur and his nemesis Mordred.<p>“Mordred was indeed the boldest of men …

Cloud Eggs

Move over poached and so long over-easy -- there's an even happier way to eat eggs. Say hello these nests of puffy whipped egg whites with a sunshine …

Breakfast

Health Care Collapse Not a Viable Option for Congressional Republicans

Congress<p>WASHINGTON — Since Republicans failed in their effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act last week, President Donald Trump has returned to a familiar refrain, saying that the party should just let Obamacare fail. But GOP lawmakers on Capitol Hill say that is not a viable — or politically …

Health Care

British hacker Lauri Love: I'd rather kill myself than go to a US prison

'I won’t go to America,’ says Lauri Love. ‘But I might die – that’s my alternative.’ Long-term imprisonment in an American jail or suicide: such is the 32-year-old British hacker’s bleak assessment of his options as he contemplates his future from a Bayswater café.<p>Two years ago, officers from the …

The Trump administration: Where your pride goes to die

By Aaron Blake<p>Aaron Blake<p>Senior political reporter, writing for The Fix<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Getting close to President Trump, it seems, means checking your pride at the door and taking some very public abuse.<p>Trump's first big-name supporters in 2016 were Chris Christie and Jeff Sessions. He spent the …

The White House

It’s official: Congress has handcuffed Donald Trump on Russia

The president just grudgingly signed a sanctions bill that puts him on a leash.<p>It’s official: Congress has handcuffed Donald Trump on Russia.<p>On Wednesday morning, President Trump grudgingly signed a bill into law that imposes new sanctions on Russia and sharply limits his ability to lift them. …