Gabrielle Reardon

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13 healthier Mexican recipes for your Cinco de Mayo party

Don't skip out on the fiesta. Whip up these delicious and healthy takes on your favorite tacos, Mexican casseroles, margaritas and more!<p>It’s fun to celebrate Cinco de Mayo — a date that honors the Mexican army’s victory over the French empire on May 5, 1862. But some of the festivities’ typical …

Healthy Eating

Cigna, Express Scripts meet federal scrutiny

2583a50d-124d-4fa6-9fe5-b92ca1daac91<p>Cigna, Express Scripts meet federal …

Health Care

Why Your Airplane’s Wings Will Never Snap Off — Even in Extreme Turbulence (Video)

More than 100 years after the first human flight, airplanes remain a mechanical marvel that very few of us actually understand.<p>And while it’s not …

The wildest scientific discoveries of 2017

2017 was a year of discovery: NASA started using reusable rockets, patients started treating cancer using only their own cells, and scientists discovered the Earth's lost eighth continent.<p>Here are some of the wildest, coolest, most promising science finds of the year.

Immune System

A Mysterious Blob of Hot Rock Is Building Up Under America's Northeast

Something is rising from the depths.<p>A vast mass of hot rock is welling up underneath Vermont and extending into other subterranean regions below New …

This Darling Marsupial Was Found Alive After Presumed Extinct For Over 100 Years

Look at that little nose!<p>A small, adorable-but-deadly carnivorous marsupial thought extinct in the Australian state of New South Wales has been …

Bogus FCC comments bashing net neutrality includes one from 'Obama'

Last week saw one of the darkest days for the internet, as the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) voted to repeal Title II regulations, which includes net neutrality guidelines that keep ISPs from blocking or throttling web traffic as they please.<p>As part of its effort to overturn those …

Have You Ever Felt Sorry for the I.R.S.? Now Might Be the Time

After years of upbraiding and even threatening to abolish the Internal Revenue Service, Republicans must now depend on the agency to carry out their signature legislative accomplishment: a comprehensive revision of the tax code.<p>The task is monumental. While processing tens of millions of tax …

Finance

G20: Hamburg police seek help to find 'Black Bloc' riot activists

Police in Hamburg are asking for the public's help to identify "Black Bloc" rioters who caused millions in damages at the G20 summit. Officials …

California's Thomas Fire 45 Percent Contained

<b>Updated at 5:30 a.m. ET</b><p>Firefighters battling the massive Thomas Fire northwest of Los Angeles were working against another round of high winds to prevent its spread to homes in Santa Barbara and Montecito.<p>The blaze — which has gone on for two weeks and engulfed some 269,000 acres — has become the …

Thomas Fire

Happening Now: Atlanta Airport Loses Power, Grounds All Flights

Atlanta Airport is in the midst of a major power outage. This will affect flights around the country.The post Happening Now: Atlanta Airport Loses …

Atlanta Airport

5 Must-Eat Dishes in Chicago

Discover the best places to eat in Chicago.<p>Travelers are flocking to this bustling city and it's easy to see why.<p>Put the phones down and make …

15 Satisfying Soups Easy Enough to Make on a Weeknight

There is one dish that appears pretty consistently on my weekly meal plan, and that is soup. Almost every week, there is a night designated for it — …

Cooking

Search for Chicago's best cacio e pepe leads down untraditional paths

My favorite Italian pastas depend not on dozens of ingredients and laborious techniques, but on sourcing a few quality ingredients that, when combined in exacting ways, transform into something greater than their parts. Pasta carbonara, amatriciana, aglio e olio — these are recipes so basic, …

How Brains Learn to Fear: Neuroscientists Reveal a Surprising Truth

We're revising what we know about how experience turns into knowledge.<p>When you’re born, your brain is set up with all the physical abilities it needs …

Chicago's best Italian food: 31 days of pasta, pizza, antipasti, gelato and more

RICK AND MORTY Fans, McDonald’s is Bringing Back Szechuan Sauce for One Day Only!

We’ve been craving that delicious long-lost relic of the ’90s, McDonald’s <i>Mulan</i> tie-in Szechuan Sauce, ever since we saw <i>Rick and Morty</i>‘s season three …

All blue-eyed people have a single ancestor in common

New research shows that all blue-eyed people share a common ancestor. This person lived more than 6,000 years ago and carried a genetic mutation that has now spread across the world.<p>The exact cause remains to be determined, but scientists do know that eye color began to change long before recorded …

American Airlines Fully Flat First Class and New Premium Economy to Hawaii

American Airlines shared some details of their new premium economy service to Hawaii. Premium economy won’t just be a better seat (similar to …

Tip: The Unexpected Effect of High-Protein Diets

Research shows that protein does more than just help with muscle growth. Check it out.<p>Protein and Peckerheads<p>If you lift weights, you've no doubt …

This Is the Most Popular Zucchini Recipe on Pinterest

If your garden is overflowing with the yellow and green hues of squash, you aren't alone. The last dog days of summer are known for the juiciest …

Zucchini

We Tried To Make Copycat Recipes Of Popular Chain Restaurant Foods And They Were Pretty Legit

From In-N-Out to Shake Shack!<p><b>Chris's thoughts:</b> I was pleasantly surprised by the look and, more importantly, the taste of these fries — they’re super close to the real thing! Also, when I’ve ordered Animal Style fries to go in the past, sometimes they'd get excessively soggy on the drive home, so …

Ice Cream

People Have A Problem With Kendall Jenner’s Emoji Choice

“Stay in ur emoji lane miss pepsi.”<p>Kendall Jenner has frequently been called out for co-opting black culture, and no one can forget her very bad Pepsi ad, in which she seemingly solves the issue of racism in America by giving a cop a soda. And now the internet is taking issue with her choice of …

Astrophysicists Believe They've Found Another Earth-Like Planet in a Nearby Star System

Hope for Exoplanets<p>Last year, the Trappist-1 system was discovered, and it reignited humanity’s hope of finding planets that could one day (or …

While you’re watching the eclipse, solar power companies are going to have a really bad day

The internet is about to explode with anticipation for Monday’s solar eclipse. Traffic jams have backed up the entire state of Oregon, Harbor Freight …

Facebook patent reveals more details about its AR glasses

Mark Zuckerberg showed off a render of the AR glasses Facebook is working on last year, but he didn't reveal a lot of details about the device. Now, we finally know a bit more about it, thanks to a new patent application filed by members of Oculus' advanced research division. The application, …

Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on iOS.<p>As CNBC first reported, according to a Bernstein …

Do Antidepressants Really Work? A New Study Says Yes, With A Caveat

More people are taking antidepressants and other psychiatric drugs now than ever before. According to recent estimates, one in six Americans regularly fills a prescription for psychiatric meds, with about 30 million adults taking some form of antidepressant. But even as these numbers continue …

Medicine

Trump Settles on Afghan Strategy Expected to Raise Troop Levels

AMMAN, Jordan — President Trump, who has been accused by lawmakers of dragging his feet on Afghanistan, has settled on a new strategy to carry on the nearly 16-year-old conflict there, administration officials said Sunday. The move, following a detailed review, is likely to open the door to the …

Afghanistan

2 Maps Show The Big Obamacare Crisis Republicans Keep Citing Isn't Actually That Big

It's a real issue for some parts of the country. But it's not so hard to fix.<p>The supposed implosion of the Affordable Care Act’s private insurance markets looks more and more like a manageable, geographically limited problem ― one that policymakers could fix pretty easily, if only some of them …

Health Care