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Freedom still eludes Moroccan held 13 years in Guantanamo

Younis Abdurrahman Chekkouri, who spent 13 years in Guantanamo without being charged, is expected to appear Wednesday before a Moroccan judge.<p>His release from Guantanamo was part of a renewed push by President Barack Obama to make good on his pledge to close the detention center by releasing …

Guantanamo Bay

50 Rare And Unseen Photos Of Composers In Their Everyday Life

The Arts

The Aging Ingenue of Neighborhoods: Long Island City Has Been on the Cusp for 30 Years

The next Williamsburg, except it's not.<p>All neighborhoods are somewhat in thrall to Manhattan, but Long Island City is haunted by it. By day, it’s …

Associated Press News

Pompeii exhibition: a timeline of Pompeii and Herculaneum

A brief history of the cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, which feature in a major new British Museum exhibition in London<p><b>c700BC</b><p>First traces of continuous settlement of Pompeii<p><b>c650-474BC</b><p>Etruscans (from what is modern Tuscany) dominate much of the region<p><b>420BC</b><br>Samnites – a people from south-central …

Ancient History

New Details About North Korea's American Prisoner Are Appropriately Crazy

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>United States citizen and "devout Christian" Kenneth Bae is set to spend the next 15 years in a …

Browned Butter Chocolate Chunk Cookies Recipe

I made a serendipitous discovery the other day, a discovery that countless bakers have made throughout time eternal. On a quest to make chocolate …

Dessert

Crocheted Oreo Blanket

My wife crochets, so she could probably make this blanket designed by Lisa James. I don't, so I'll just cover myself with actual Oreo cookies …

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Dove Hires a Forensic Sketch Artist to Draw Women as They See Themselves

(Video Link)<p>You're beautiful. Even if you don't see it, other people do.<p>Only 4% of women around the world consider themselves beautiful. At Dove, we …

Crispy Baked Avocado Tacos with Purple Cabbage Slaw

**Join us May 14th from 4-6pm at Central BBQ (downtown) for our book release party** <br>After diving into this dish for lunch today, we immediately …

Spring Pea and Asparagus Pasta

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 30 mins<br>• Cook Time: 15 mins<br>• Total Time: 45 minutes<br>• Yield: 6<br>• Category: Main<p>★★★★★<p>5 from 6 reviews<p>A very green pasta dish …

Whole-Grain Recipes

We all know whole grains are good for us, but we’ve collected the best whole-grain recipes to make them a regular part of your cooking routine. The …

Dinner Tonight: Lemon Herb Quinoa + Roasted Spring Root Vegetables

This is the kind of meal that leaves you feeling particularly virtuous, that you'll want to brag about (subtly, of course) at the office tomorrow. You'll almost feel the glow of that halo as you pack up the leftovers for your kids' lunch -- just look at those green polka-dotted, protein-packed …

Healthy Eating

How to Wash Greens (Without a Salad Spinner)

<i>Inspired by conversations on the FOOD52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Our go-to way to wash greens -- no salad spinner necessary.</i><p>The weather is getting greener, and so are our diets: pea shoots, dandelion greens, and …

Recipes

Raw Kale and Brussels Sprouts Salad with Tahini-Maple Dressing

• Author: Cookie and Kate<br>• Prep Time: 15 mins<br>• Total Time: 15 mins<br>• Yield: 2<br>• Category: Salad<p>★★★★★<p>4.8 from 28 reviews<p>A simple, filling kale salad with creamy …

Baked Asparagus with Parmesan

Are you ready for asparagus season? This has to be one of the easiest ways to cook asparagus. Just trim the ends, lay out on a foil lined baking …

Asparagus