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Inside Hillary Clinton’s Surreal Post-Election Life

When I walk into the Chappaqua dining room in which Hillary Clinton is spending her days working on her new book, I am greeted by a vision from the …

Government

Nuclear warfare and the technology of peace

The atom captivated the world in 1939.<p>Since the discovery of the neutron in the early 1930s, the international scientific community had been racing to unlock new elements and further understand the immense power trapped inside the smallest, most basic building blocks of life. Enrico Fermi, the man …

22 Easy Recipes That Make Roast Chicken Exciting Again

We’re always looking for exciting new chicken recipes to jazz up our usual menu. Most us eat it all the time, whether we plunk some into the slow cooker or make recipes all week from a rotisserie chicken. But the classic roast version doesn’t have to be a drag. With a little love (and a lot of …

Fig Jam, Gorgonzola and Prosciutto Pizza

This decadent pizza is finished off with a richly flavored balsamic reduction, which makes it a special dish to serve to the family for a Sunday supper. (Any leftover balsamic reduction is delicious drizzled over salads, roasted vegetables and roasted meats.) The recipe for the dough makes enough …

Baking

15 Breakfast Bar Recipes to Grab ‘n’ Go on Weekday Mornings

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, yet a lot of us tend to shrug it off. Sure, it’s tough to squeeze in a breakfast sandwich or a breakfast bowl between showering and throwing your Bento box lunch together; we get it. But it’s a habit that we all need to get into so we can function …

Bake the perfect blueberry muffin

We’ve all done it: Baked a blueberry muffin that emerged from the oven in a state of utter purple-itude, the berries a wet mass at the bottom of the …

Baking

What's behind President Trump's angry tweets that President Obama tapped his phones

Early Saturday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted that he “just found out” that former President Barack Obama “had my ‘wires tapped’ in Trump Tower” just before the election. Trump then claimed his “phones” specifically were tapped by Obama “in October” and added, “This is Nixon/Watergate. Bad …

Trump Skips Gridiron Dinner As His Staffers Get Roasted

Vice President Pence came to the annual Gridiron Dinner looking ever-so-slightly underdressed.<p>"I thought I'd be OK wearing a black tie tonight," he joked. "Then Nancy Pelosi asked me to refill her coffee."<p>Pence was the highest-ranking official at the annual white-tie event hosted by the Gridiron …

Donald Trump

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The 100-year-old couple – still married, still going strong

Morrie and Betty Markoff, 103 and 100, say that there’s no particular secret to their very long marriage, other than tolerance, respect and luck. But why has Morrie never told Betty that he loves her?<p>‘We don’t know anyone else over 100. We are really oddities: two people married for 78 years, one …

Immune System

Mathematician Proposes Blocking Tsunamis with Sound Waves

Whether or not we could ever engineer such a thing is uncertain.<p>Usama Kadri, a mathematician at Cardiff University in the UK, has published new calculations in the open-access journal <i>Heliyon</i> demonstrating the possibility of neutralizing tsunamis with underwater sound waves. While actually …

What Finland's plan to be tobacco-free can teach the world

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Finnish government has set an ambitious goal for residents in a bid to benefit their health -- and their bank balances.<p>Officials plan to make the country tobacco-free by 2040, meaning they want less than 2% of their adults to consume tobacco -- in any form -- by that deadline.<p>So that's …

Public Health

Decoding Obama's West Wing, from Chicago's South Side

As Barack Obama prepares to leave office, Adam Radwanski asks the community organizers he worked with 30 years ago to square his performance in the White House with the eager young idealist who once pounded the pavement at their sides<p>The first time he laid eyes on Barack Obama, Alvin Love thought …

The upside of renting is having more money to travel

The 30-something blogger Kristy Shen may be familiar to you thanks to her views on how millennials should rent homes, not buy. She and her partner were able to build a seven-figure investment portfolio doing this, and now they're retired and travelling the world.<p>The cost of one year's travels was …

5 Amazing Elephant Sanctuaries in Asia for Visiting & Volunteering

For many travellers, planning a trip to Asia includes an elephant ride in their list of must-do experiences. Elephants offering rides to tourists are …

Anishinabek First Nations vote on historic education agreement

After more than 20 years of negotiation, Anishinabek First Nations will decide this week whether to move forward with historic education …

Your Creative Calendar: 56 Things To See, Hear, and Read In December

Have a look at Co.Create’s selective roundup of the best movies, albums, books, tours, and happenings with which to close out your 2016.<p>It seems almost unfair that most pop culture critics and reporters have to put together best-of-the-year lists before the year is actually over. That’s because the …

Entertainment

50 Best Albums of 2016

The CMA ignored Margo Price at their 50th awards show in November, but they did so at their own peril. This Illinois troublemaker's debut album, …

Jack White

Praying for justice in Charleston

<b>Charleston, South Carolina (CNN) —</b> Deacon Thad Miller closed his barbershop for the evening and sat in a worn leather chair by the front window. He was exhausted. Not just by the day's work, but also the topic of conversation gripping his city.<p>Residents in Charleston are struggling under the weight …

Justice

This origami microscope costs less than $1 to make

A new kind of foldable microscope grants that access to anyone who has $1 to spare and is willing to do a bit of origami.<p>The Foldscope, designed by Stanford bioengineers Manu Prakash and Jim Cybulski, is printed in separate pieces on a sheet of perforated waterproof paper. The kit comes with a ball …

Conservative claims conflict of interest in warship program

Conservative defence critic James Bezan accused the Liberal government of allowing a potential conflict of interest by allowing Irving Shipbuilding …

Canadian troops have fired first at Islamic State, top soldier says

The country's top soldier says that Canadian troops have shot first at Islamic State forces in Iraq, reopening the question of whether the military is engaged in a combat mission against the terror group.<p>While government and military officials have said Canadian Forces are allowed to fire in …

The Story Behind The 'Tea And Oranges' In Leonard Cohen's Song 'Suzanne'

In the summer of '65, Leonard Cohen, the great poet-singer who died last week, spent many happy hours in a warehouse by the St Lawrence River in his hometown, Montreal. As he watched the boats go by, his friend, a young bohemian dancer named Suzanne Verdal, whose warehouse it was, served him tea …

Great Depression

This Remote Pakistani Village Is Nothing Like You’d Expect

Over the years, a mountainous region in Pakistan has become my second home. I’ve seen firsthand how global events have hurt locals’ livelihoods and how technology has challenged the meaning of tradition.<p>PASU, Pakistan—Sajid Alvi is excited. He just got a grant to study in Sweden.<p>“My Ph.D. is about …

How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money

Hot Mess: How Goldman Sachs Lost $1.2 Billion of Libya’s Money<p>When Wall Street’s most aggressive bank took on the world’s most incendiary client, …

What the FBI Files Reveal About Hillary Clinton’s Email Server

New documents tell the full, strange story of a technophobic VIP, a sloppy State Department, and the jerry-rigged computer that held it all together.<p>The scandal of Hillary Clinton’s “home brew” email server, as it is played out over more than a year and a half, has served as a Rorschach test for …

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