Emily Rodriguez

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The Link Between Religious Diversity and Economic Development

Economic success may be tied to the fact that not all of your neighbors are celebrating the same winter holiday as you.<p>The holiday season is a time when people all over the world reflect on the role of religion in their lives. But how does religion, and especially religious diversity, affect our …

Landrieu Stands By Comments On Race And The South: 'This Is The Truth'

Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) declined to back down from her remarks on Friday that the South “has not always been the friendliest place for …

Kara Walker Addresses Reactions to 'A Subtlety' Installation

Remember all those obnoxious people who took selfies with Kara Walker's "A Subtlety" installation this past summer? The artist finally addressed the …

Honeyed Greek Filo Custard

<i>Every other week, we’re unearthing Heirloom Recipes -- dishes that have made their way from one generation's kitchen to the next.</i><p><i>Today: Eva Kosmas Flores of Adventures in Cooking makes a rare, rich Greek dessert.</i><p>Growing up in Portland’s large Greek community meant going to many weddings, baptisms, …

Baking

Tinashe Shares "Pretend" Video Featuring A$AP Rocky, New Single "Bet" Featuring Devonté Hynes

It's a big day for R&B singer Tinashe, who just shared the video for "Pretend", the A$AP Rocky-featuring single from her forthcoming album <i>Aquarius</i> (out next week via RCA). She's also shared a new single called "Bet", which features Devonté Hynes, aka Blood Orange, and production from Blood Diamonds …

41 maps (and charts) that explain the Midwest - Vox

Henry Ford. Mark Twain. Willa Cather. Warren Buffett. Abraham Lincoln. Betty Friedan. Bob Dylan. They're all iconic, they all changed the world in one way or another, and they're all Midwesterners. To anyone from the Heartland, it's self-evident that the middle of the country has produced some …

Bacon Cheddar Pierogies

You may have seen the title of this post and thought it contained a spelling error. This delectable potato-filled Polish treat can actually be …

How We Cook Weeknight Chicken Dinners Without Recipes

Weeknights are all about easy chicken dinners. Here's how we improvise our birds, from a coconut-milk-and-soy-sauce braise to a roast that lasts all week<p>Earlier this month, we shared our staff's favorite Back Pocket Pasta ideas: non-recipe recipes (it's totally a Thing™) for quick and easy dishes …

Cooking

25 Years After ‘Seinfeld,’ Where Are All the Elaines?

25 Years After 'Seinfeld,' Where Are All the Elaines?<p>When “Seinfeld” premiered 25 years ago, few foresaw the monumental impact it would have, both …

Comedy

Everything you’ve heard about millennials is wrong

They’re stunted, privileged, lazy and ruining the institution of marriage according to a new study. It’s all bunk<p>Vocativ ran a pretty interesting article this week about millennials. But even before you get to the actual content of the piece, you’re met with a striking image: the casts of Clerks …

Neil Young Boycotts Non-Organic Cotton, Asks Fans to Do the Same

Neil Young has taken a stand on many environmental issues (like co-founding Farm Aid and preaching about the benefits of the electric car). As Stereogum points out, he's now turned his attention toward the fabric of our lives. In a note on his website, he explains that he's transitioning away from …

State Dept: 'No American is proud' of CIA tactics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The State Department has endorsed the broad conclusions of a harshly critical Senate report on the CIA's interrogation and …

Study: The economy has done better under Democratic presidents

For the past half-century, the US economy has consistently grown faster under Democratic presidents than under Republican ones. And in a new study, two economists ask whether there's a reason for that — or if it's all just a coincidence.<p>The numbers are pretty clear on this. Between 1947 and 2012, …

New WineGlass App Aims to Make Wine Drinking a Lot Less Complicated

A new iPhone app aims to help inexpert drinkers understand everything they need to know to avoid the potential pitfalls of purchasing everyone's …

US: Russia has fired rockets into Ukraine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Stepping up pressure on Moscow, the U.S. on Sunday released satellite images it says show that rockets have been fired from Russia …

GOP works to avert Senate upset in Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber …

Will an ethics scandal—and Jimmy Carter's grandson—bring Georgia's GOP governor down?

Arizona Execution Of Inmate Takes Nearly 2 Hours

Another U.S. execution has gone awry, as Arizona officials who were attempting to put inmate Joseph Rudolph Wood to death today instead watched him gasp and snort for more than an hour after the mix of lethal injection drugs was administered, Wood's attorney says.<p>Nearly two hours after the …

Ariz. Governor Orders Review After Execution Lasts 2 Hours

Death row inmate Joseph Wood took nearly two hours to die by lethal injection. Robert Siegel speaks with reporter Tucson News Now reporter Mauricio Marin about the execution and related legal battles.<p>Transcript<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST:<p>Arizona's governor is ordering a probe of what went wrong during an …

Why So Many People Care So Much About Others' Sex Lives

A new study looks at the evolutionary psychology behind ideas of sexual morality.<p>Here’s a loaded question: Is casual sex immoral?<p>From Hester Prynne to Hobby Lobby, from our dorm-mates to our politicians, it’s an issue that’s sparked more than its fair share of fiery public debate (after all, we …

The strange relationship between global warming denial and…speaking English

Rupert Murdoch and David Koch, photographed shortly after speaking English to one anotherAP/PatrickMcMullan.com<p>Looking for news you can …

5 giant companies that are screwing the American taxpayer

Walgreens is just one of many companies trying to renounce their corporate citizenship<p>Corporations get enormous benefits that regular “persons” do not. One of the biggest is limited liability. This means that the shareholders are not liable for the debts of the corporation. A corporation can get in …

'One more thing': ex-Google exec says his Chinese employer is no Apple ripoff

"We're not copying Apple's products. End of story."<p>A man wearing a black top and denim jeans stands on stage promising to unveil "one more thing." As much as that might sound like the familiar finale to an Apple keynote, it's actually Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun building up to the announcement of his …

How Apple and Google plan to reinvent health care

Mike Dittenber had always wanted to go skydiving. There was only one problem: “At my heaviest I clocked in around 330 pounds,” says Dittenber, a technical writer from Michigan. “That’s above the weight restriction for a tandem jump.” During a doctor’s visit last spring, he got some more bad news. …

Rand Paul says Washington is full of 'idiots and trolls,' Silicon Valley should disrupt it

A likely 2016 Republican presidential candidate, Paul turns to a region that heavily supported Obama<p>Republican Senator Rand Paul of Kentucky is a well-known libertarian, like his father before him. Yet, as his political profile has risen in recent years, he has articulated more centrist Republican …