Donna Howorko

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What’s Behind ABBA’s Staying Power?

The plan was to see <i>The Pink Panther Strikes Again,</i> the fifth film in the Peter Sellers detective comedy franchise. It was March 1976 in Queensland, …

Music

Elizabeth Warren Is Waging a Full-Body Fight to Defeat Trump

It was unremittingly hot at the farm in Natick, Massachusetts, where 1,500 people had gathered on the Sunday after the Fourth of July. Remarkably, …

Hillary Clinton

My son, Osama: the al-Qaida leader’s mother speaks for the first time

'He met some people who pretty much brainwashed him in his early 20s. You can call it a cult'<p>Reform is beginning to creep through Saudi society; the ban on women drivers has been lifted, cinemas have opened<p>Osama's son Hamza may well cloud the family’s attempts to shake off their past<p>On the corner …

Osama Bin Laden

How a Notorious Gangster Was Exposed by His Own Sister

Astrid Holleeder secretly recorded her brother’s murderous confessions. Will he exact revenge?<p>Astrid Holleeder has arresting eyes—they are swimming-pool blue—but that’s all I can reveal about her appearance, because she is in hiding, an exile in her own city, which is Amsterdam. For the past two …

Crime

The Democrats' Leader on All Things Trump and Russia

<b>“I got a picture! I got a picture!”</b> A middle-aged woman named Barb plops down into a chair, out of breath. She’s wearing jeans, Crocs with painted …

Donald Trump

From Muhammad to ISIS: Iraq's Full Story

If you’re not sure what <i>Odd Things in Odd Places</i> is and why I’m in Iraq by myself, here’s why.<p><b>PDF:</b> We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and …

When Your Child Is a Psychopath

The condition has long been considered untreatable. Experts can spot it in a child as young as 3 or 4. But a new clinical approach offers hope.<p>This is a good day, Samantha tells me: 10 on a scale of 10. We’re sitting in a conference room at the San Marcos Treatment Center, just south of Austin, …

Empathy

The 16 Best Bodyweight Squat Variations For the Ultimate Booty Burn

No barbell? No dumbbells? No problem! You can still tone your legs and booty with the ultimate bodyweight move: the squat. Try these variations to up your booty gains.<p>Begin with your feet slightly wider than hip-width apart and toes pointed slightly outward.<br>• Keeping your weight in your heels, sit …

Workouts

The Key to Avoiding Weight Gain as You Get Older Probably Isn't What You Think

Do this instead.<p>Like a favourite car that's starting to show its age, many of us begin to put on weight as we get older.<p>"She's not what she used to …

Weight Loss

This Is How to Lose Your Stomach Fat Once and For All

When people are looking to lose weight and transform their bodies, one of the most common areas they are looking to target is their core. More specifically, they want a "flat stomach." In reality, they are probably trying to target belly fat; your stomach is actually an organ located on the upper …

Fitness

Hundreds of Golden Retrievers Met Up to Beat a World Record

361 extremely good girls and boys came together at a Scottish Castle to be immortalized in the record books as the largest ever gathering of golden retrievers.<p>This month (and 2018, really) has been an unmitigated nightmare, but we are pleased to report that the purity of dogs remains untouched.<p>Last …

Retrievers

These Are The BEST Non-Dairy Ice Cream Brands

What will we be doing this summer besides soaking up sun and sipping frosé? Eating ice cream, of course. Because it is, after all, the official …

Ice Cream

The Ultimate Guide to the Best Exercises to Help Reveal Your 6-Pack

Your six-pack is on its way! The important thing to remember is that, as Jillian Michaels has said, "You can't spot-reduce fat." You need to lose overall body fat to reduce your belly fat so you can show off your amazing abs. You can do this through diet and cardio, specifically HIIT workouts. …

Workouts

John Ivison: Canada’s oil industry strains to go forward while government holds it back

OTTAWA — The Lord may not yet have answered the prayers of a thousand Alberta bumper stickers but a rising oil price suggests he is listening at …

Oil

Rejected by A.A.

The applause rang out in the drab meeting hall across the river from David Hockenbury’s hometown of Louisville, Kentucky. David’s heart was pounding, …

I'm a Trainer, and This Is the Ab Workout I Do For a Six-Pack

If you want to get stronger, more defined abs, there are a few things I recommend you do. My first suggestion is to look at what you're eating. Are you consuming lots of foods that are processed, are high in sugar, and have zero nutritional value? If so, you're going to need to revamp your diet and …

Workouts

THIS → I tried to kill myself. I survived. When Canada’s health care system failed me, I tried again, and again

For more than half my life, someone has been trying to kill me.<p>That someone is me.<p>The first time I considered ending my life, I was eight or nine …

Madeleine Albright: ‘The things that are happening are genuinely, seriously bad’

Trump is actually really smart – evil smart, is what I think<p>Madeleine Albright has both made and lived a lot of history. When she talks about a resurgence of fascism, she says it as someone who was born into the age of dictators. She was a small girl when her family fled Czechoslovakia after the …

Political Science

I Started Eating For My Gut Health & Here's How My Life Changed

Learning to eat for my gut health has been a long road, filled with welcome changes that were easy to institute, some that I was reluctant about, and …

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their lives are increasingly out of their control. At the same time, rates of anxiety and depression have risen steadily.<p>What's the fix? Feeling in control of your own destiny. …

Parenting

CROSSFIT GAME - Create a Tough Core and Abs Workout for Your Friends

RULES FOR CREATING YOUR WORKOUT<p>STEP 1 – Pick the exercises<p>Choose 5 exercises from the following list (click on the page numbers at the bottom of this …

The surreal, sad story behind the acclaimed new doc 'Three Identical Strangers'

When they were first reunited at age 19, the triplets quickly discovered how much they shared in common. Though they’d been separated at birth, David Kellman, Bobby Shafran and Eddy Galland had all individually grown up loving many of the same things: Marlboro cigarettes, wrestling, the same type …

Film Festivals

An ex-Wall Street short seller’s drastic advice for saving Vancouver’s economy — and itself

Seize assets. Prosecute. Pay whistleblowers.<p>Those are just a few recommendations Marc Cohodes has to save Vancouver’s economy.<p>Cohodes is a high …

20 Best Chinese Chicken That Are Better Than Take-Out

01 of 20<p>A simple, but classic, chicken stir fry dish, asparagus, and chicken stir-fry is very popular in Chinese households. It's very easy and has a …

Moninda Marube says he's escaped human trafficking, border agents, and bears

MONINDA MARUBE’S FAME CAME TO HIM UNEXPECTEDLY. Which isn’t to say the competitive runner wasn’t seeking stardom. On the contrary, he came to the …

What Caused the United States’ Decline?

Tom EngelhardtHint: You don’t have to look far.The post What Caused the United States’ Decline? appeared first on The Nation.

6 Easy Exercises to Strengthen Your Core

The Routine<p>Okay, perhaps you’re enough of a realist to know that you’ll never have a six-pack. But exercising your core is still important: Strong …

Audio: A 6-year-old migrant girl tries to navigate the US detention system on her own

Critics have called the Trump administration’s practice of separating children and parents intercepted at the border “inhumane,” “cruel,” and “immoral” on principle.<p>A recording from a children’s detention facility shows what it sounds like in practice. Inconsolable children calling for their …

Immigration

6 Foods That Are Good for Gut Health

Whether stomach problems such as bloating, constipation, and gas cause you distress regularly or are just an occasional nuisance, you’re probably …

Kratom Could Be Illegal Before It Gets a Chance to Solve the Opioid Crisis

People swear by the "atypical opioid," so why hasn't it gone mainstream?<p>Six years ago, Kim DeMott was staring down a lifetime of disability. She was …