Jacob Buck

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From the Gulf to New England, cold grips the US

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — A powerful winter storm dumped snow from Nashville to Nantucket, and arctic-like temperatures gripped much of the U.S. and …

Winter Weather: 'Siberian Express' Coming to Iced-Over South

Weather<p>Potentially record-setting cold is about to cause more misery for more than 250,000 people still struggling without power across the Southeast.<p>Blackouts were reported from Arkansas to the Carolinas after a winter storm brought snow and ice to the region earlier this week. More than a …

Winter Weather: Ice Storm Leaves 300,000 Without Power in South

Weather<p>More than 300,000 people woke up without power and federal government offices in Washington were closed on Tuesday after a rare band of snow and ice sliced across the South.<p>The northern edge of the system dropped another round of snow on the Northeast and winter-weary New England. But the …

Egypt says UN should weigh all options on ISIL in Libya

Foreign Minister tells Al Jazeera options should not exclude any form of support to Libya's UN-recognised government.<p>Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry has said all measures - including international troops on the ground - should be considered to deal with the threat of fighters pledging …

United Nations

Libya asks UN to lift arms embargo to confront ISIL

Foreign minister says the international community has a "legal and moral responsibility" to support his government.<p>Libya's foreign minister has asked the United Nations to end an embargo on weapon sales to the country's internationally recognised government and help support its army as it confronts …

UN Security Council

Are we ready for the next global epidemic?

<b>(CNN) —</b> It swept across 214 countries worldwide and killed more than 18,000 people. The 2009 H1N1 influenza outbreak, dubbed "swine flu," put the entire world on alert. The outbreak was declared to be a global pandemic until August 2010.<p>But threat of deadly disease outbreaks didn't stop -- or start …

Steel Magnolias: Tough Mississippi Laws Protect State Against Measles

U.S. news<p>JACKSON, Miss. — The measles outbreak that started in Disneyland last month has now affected at least 130 people in 17 states and Washington, D.C., according to the CDC, but has yet to take hold in Mississippi.<p>This is the same place with the nation's highest infant mortality rate, and the …

Public Health

Measles was no big deal -- until my daughter caught it

This essay by writer Shelley Johnson Carey was originally published in 2015.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> Twenty-five years ago, I thought that a case of the measles was no big deal. Like my brother and sister before me, and my younger sister after, I had survived measles when I was about 7.<p>My clearest memory of that …

Public Health

15 Myths About Anti-Vaxxers, Debunked - Part 1

<i>This is part one of a three-part series. Here are parts two and three.</i><p>Alongside the measles cases that have spread across the country since late December has been a rising awareness among parents and the media of a problem that medical professionals and public health officials have been battling …

Public Health

Justice Dept. could sue Ferguson for racial discrimination

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Justice Department is preparing to bring a lawsuit against the Ferguson, Missouri, police department over a pattern of racially discriminatory tactics used by officers, if the police department does not agree to make changes on its own, sources tell CNN.<p>Attorney General Eric …

U.S. Department of Justice

Fierce fighting near Aleppo as UN envoy pushes truce in city

Nigeria military operation 'kills 300 Boko Haram militants'

Counter offensive launched by Nigerian armed forces to recapture 11 towns and villages successful, claims government<p>Nigerian forces have killed more than 300 Boko Haram fighters during an operation to recapture 11 towns and villages since the start of the week, the military said on Wednesday, as …

Obama Urges Americans to Keep Calm in Fight Against Violent Extremism

Getty Images<p>AFP/Getty Images<p>Getty Images<p>Chris Hondros—Getty Images<p>Karim Sahib—AFP/Getty Images<p>AFP/Getty Images<p>Reuters<p>Anjum Naveed—AP<p>AP<p>U.S. Department …

Ukraine conflict: Poroshenko calls for UN peacekeepers

<b>President Petro Poroshenko has called for UN peacekeepers to be deployed to eastern Ukraine to enforce a ceasefire.</b><p>At an emergency security meeting, he said such a force would help guarantee security "in a situation where the promise of peace is not being kept".<p>His comments came after Ukrainian …

Kurds seize Iraq/Syria border post; Sunni tribe joins fight against Islamic State

ARBIL Iraq/MURSITPINAR Turkey (Reuters) - Iraqi Kurdish troops drove Islamic State fighters from a strategic border crossing with Syria on Tuesday and won the support of members of a major Sunni tribe, in one of the biggest successes since U.S. forces began bombing the Islamists.<p>The victory, which …

Buttermilk Oatmeal Cookies

These are fail-proof oatmeal cookies, chewy and wholesome, with just enough spice and plenty of oatmeal. I like them with dried cranberries and …

Cioppino

6 to 8 Servings<p>Active Time: 1 min<p>Total Time: 1 min<p>You'll want crusty bread for sopping up this San Francisco fish stew.<p>December 2011Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 teaspoon fennel seeds<p>3 tablespoons olive oil<p>1 medium onion, finely chopped<p>1 small (or 1/2 large) fennel bulb, finely chopped<p>4 garlic cloves, coarsely …

Recipes

Chicken Parmesan | Williams-Sonoma Taste

This Chicken Parmesan is perfect for a weeknight meal that still feels satisfying — and a little indulgent. Chicken breasts are coated in panko breadcrumbs and Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese to create a crispy, flavor-packed crust, then topped with melted mozzarella cheese and a bright tomato sauce. …

Take a Load off with These Pan-Seared Sausages

Adding seared apples and fresh, crunchy watercress will make your hearty sausage brunch feel a lot lighter<p><b>It’s the freakin’ weekend, which means you should not be awake early enough for breakfast. Sleep in. It’s all about brunch.</b><p>Usually, we like to roll into the weekend with a towering pile of …

Sausages

Ancho-Rubbed Bison Tenderloin With Spicy Cilantro Sauce Recipe

<b>Note:</b> If bison is unavailable, this recipe will work with a beef tenderloin as well.<p><b>Read more: Ancho-Rubbed Bison Tenderloin With Spicy Cilantro Sauce</b><p>Ingredients<b>For the Bison:</b>1 tablespoon brown sugarKosher salt and freshly ground black pepper2 tablespoons ancho chili powder1 teaspoon cumin1/2 …

Duck Breast

Jump to the recipe<p><i>Seared duck breast is far more easy and impressive to pull off at home than you could ever imagine. Here’s how to make it perfectly</i> …

Recipes

The Burger Lab: How To Make Surf & Turf Burgers (Bacon- and Lobster-Topped Burgers)

There's not really much to making a perfect Surf N' Turf burger. All you need is some impeccably good beef and lobster and absolutely perfect execution. Easy, right? Here's how.<p>The burger starts as any other burger does: with really good ground beef. For the best results, you'll want to grind …

Cioppino with Toasted Baguette

This hearty, fragrant fisherman’s stew turns any dinner into a special occasion. Other than two requirements—top-notch seafood and a flavorful broth—almost anything goes when making cioppino; throw in chopped fennel and shallots, or try replacing the wine with beer. Use this recipe as your guide, …

Slow-Roasted Pork Shoulder with Bacon Broth and Corn Bread

This is a recipe that allows time and low heat to work their magic. I like to rub the roast with the seasoning and let it cure for a day before …

The Food Lab Lite: The Best Spanish-Style Garlic Shrimp (Gambas al Ajillo)

Sweet shrimp in garlicky olive oil is just about the ideal tapas bar snack. The sweet shrimp and garlic aroma go perfectly with a nice sherry, while the leftover oil at the bottom of the earthenware dish is the ideal sopping-up liquid for good Spanish bread. It's also one of those dishes that, even …

Chinese Shrimp Stir Fry Recipe - Ready in 15 minutes

posted by<p>This 15 minute Chinese Shrimp Stir Fry recipe will teach you authentic stir-fry method.<p>Secret to crisp-crunchy, perfectly cooked …

Recipes

TASTE | TASTE

America's Best Worst Cook<p>TASTE: An online magazine for today's home cook, reporting from the front lines of dinner.<p>What We Talk About When We Talk About American Food

Cheese Steak Sandwich

Make your own Philly-style cheese steak sandwich at home. Thinly sliced rib-eye and onion are cooked, then topped with provolone to melt before being placed in a hoagie roll.