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Company Agrees to Halt N. Dakota Pipeline Work Until Friday

WASHINGTON — A pipeline company agreed to halt until Friday construction of an oil pipeline in parts of North Dakota where a Native American tribe says it has ancient burial and prayer sites, a lawyer for the company said in court on Tuesday.<p>After violent clashes over the weekend between protesters …

North Korea executes officials by anti-aircraft gun in new purge – report

Two senior regime officers reported to have been killed for posing a threat to leader Kim Jong-un<p>North Korea’s purge of senior officials who are deemed a threat to Kim Jong-un’s leadership of the country has continued with the public executions of two senior officials, according to South Korean …

John Adams's Nixon in China: 'a genuinely contemporary opera.' From the archive, 25 october 1987

Photograph: Walt Frerck/Bettmann/CORBIS<p>Singers rehearse the arrival scene from the opera Nixon in China for its performance in Houston, Texas, October 1987.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/141411b77145f3e781d23bc1f642480d97452a04/0_0_3769_2262/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Tristram Kenton for the …

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Paris Attacks: Threat to France Far From Over Despite Abdelhamid Abaaoud's Death

Although the suspected organizer of the Paris attacks that killed 129 people is dead, a security adviser to President François Hollande said Thursday that "we think we are just in the middle of the storm."<p>But the death of the alleged organizer of the attacks, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, 27, during a raid …

43 Ways To Get In Shape Without Ruining Your Life

Inspiring tips on getting healthier (that won't make you feel bad about yourself).<p><b>The best advice I've ever received about losing weight is to EAT</b>. I used to feel like I had to skip meals to lose weight.<p>—Rebekah Marie Byrd (Facebook)<p>It's not the calories in food you should be worrying about, <b>I would</b> …

Get ready for New Horizons’ flyby of Pluto

NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will fly through the Pluto system on July 14. It’s only 2 weeks away!<p>NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft will fly through …

Caitlyn Jenner's 'I Am Cait' must balance reality, sensitivity — and good TV

LOS ANGELES — When Caitlyn Jenner takes the reality TV stage later this month, the producers at E! Entertainment Television have an enormous …

It's Becoming Clear 'Game of Thrones' Will End At Season Seven

Viewers of HBO’s Game of Thrones may assume that it’s the kind of show that can last forever. The show has gone through three kings of the seven kingdoms already, and it seems like the cycle could pretty much continue on indefinitely. Many characters have died, but new ones rise up and take their …

Here’s How Weed Affects Your Body

A synopsis of science's pot-related findings, in honor of today's holiday<p>Our obsession with marijuana’s mystifying powers goes back a long time; though its first documented use was in 2727 BC, there’s some indication that our ancestors cultivated cannabis plants in the earliest days of agriculture. …

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Sign of the times: Hillary goes to Chipotle, not McDonald's

Bill Clinton loved a Big Mac and fries but it looks like Hillary is a fan of burrito bowls and beans.<p>On her first full day campaigning for the White House, Hillary Clinton made an incognito visit to a Chipotle (CMG) in Ohio.<p>The stop made headlines because the former First Lady went unrecognized by …

DC Comics Characters Appear on The Saturday Evening Post

Artist Juan Carlos Ruiz combines two of his loves in this original series. <i>The Saturday Evening Post</i>‘s classic illustrations, made by Norman Rockwell and J.C. Leyendecker, are given a fun twist as the heroes and villains of DC Comics now grace the magazine's famous covers. The artist used Adobe …

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Tangled Up in Ol' Blue Eyes

Bob Dylan's new album, Shadows in the Night, is an unexpectedly beautiful tribute to Frank Sinatra.<p>When word first emerged a few months back that Bob Dylan might be making a Frank Sinatra tribute record, it seemed like farce. Bob Dylan, the icon of '60s counterculture, the rebel against the …

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How to Solve the Diversity Problem at NYC’s Elite Public Schools

Hint: Their test-only admissions policy isn’t the real issue.<p>March is a nerve-racking time for New York City’s public-school eighth graders. These 80,000 or so youngsters will soon receive high-school acceptance letters, and for many this time marks the culmination of months—sometimes years—spent …

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15 Great Decor Ideas for Your Kitchen

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Chocolate Chip S'mores Cookies: Ellen in the Kitchen Recipe

Blogger Ellen Attard of Ellen in the Kitchen says it best: "So this isn't really a recipe. It's more like an idea to make s'mores cookies better." That's the kind of forward thinking we need more of in this world. Don't rest on your laurels! A delicious cookie isn't enough. Make it better!<p>So, …

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7 Reasons To Try High-Intensity Interval Training

Trying to get fit fast? Here's why you should HIIT it up.<p><b>RELATED:</b> How Interval Training Is Different for Women<p><b>RELATED:</b> The Fast-and-Furious Interval Routine<p><b>RELATED:</b> A Super Fast Workout You Can Do Right Now

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

U.S. challenges Chinese export subsidies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday launched a legal challenge to Chinese subsidies supporting billions of dollars of exports across a wide swathe of industries from steel to shrimp.<p>U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on …

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How sleeping 6 times a day helped the founder of WordPress build a billion-dollar company

Matt Mullenweg’s WordPress content management platform is one of the most influential pieces of software on the Internet, running more than 19 percent of websites (including VentureBeat).<p>But before Automattic, the parent company of WordPress, was on the path to being a billion-dollar company, …

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Christian Boer designs typeface for readers with dyslexia

<b>Istanbul Design Biennial 2014:</b> a typeface created specifically for dyslexic people by Dutch designer Christian Boer is on show at this year's …