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Heated argument erupts on Texas House floor

<b>(CNN) —</b> A heated argument erupted between legislators at the Texas Capitol Monday afternoon, after one state representative claimed he called US Immigration and Customs Enforcement on protesters.<p>On the last day of the legislature's regular session, hundreds of protesters packed into the Capitol …

A recipe for Slavic pork goulash and beef stroganoff

I’m a second-generation Serb. Even though my Mum was born and raised in London, family life is still punctuated throughout the year by Serbian celebrations, for which religion and food provide a reason. Orthodox Easter is one: we dye eggs red, play a game a bit like conkers before the meal, and my …

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Steamed Bun Dough Recipe

This is basic recipe for making the steamed bun dough used in Char Siu Bao. If you're craving dim sum buns, no need to go to the store, make them at …

Szechuan Eggplant in Garlic Sauce Recipe

This popular Szechuan side dish recipe for eggplant in garlic sauce is made with Chinese eggplant, which is thinner and longer than the short and …

31 Crowd-Pleasing Summer Appetizers

Every party must be equipped with plenty of appetizers, and it's always better to have a variety of options, from dips to cheese to stuff on a skewer. This collection of recipes has a little bit of everything so you can appeal to all tastes. Cheers to a happy (and full) bunch of guests!

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Best meditation apps to help you de-stress, focus and fight insomnia - TODAY.com

With hundreds of meditation apps available, the search alone is enough to induce the need to meditate!<p>Are you antsy or already pretty Zen? Do you like music or do you prefer listening to someone’s voice? Do you need to visualize or do you prefer body scans? Whatever your style may be, we’ve …

coconut carrot ginger soup

I sure as heck hope you guys aren’t sick of soup yet. If so, we may have a problem! We had to make an emergency batch of comforting soup to sooth our …

To break addictions, control your 'craving mind'

Dr. Judson Brewer's book explains how to use mindfulness techniques to quit bad habits, from smoking to overeating to nail-biting.<p>Addictions aren't …

China's Xi to meet Trump, who predicts 'difficult' meeting

BEIJING (AP) — U.S. President Donald Trump will meet with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping for the first time on April 6-7 at Trump's Florida …

You’ll Want to Make This Spring Seasonal Vegetable Galette Hack ASAP

Spring has sprung! The weather is warming up and daffodils are starting to pop up in the most unexpected places, making it the perfect time to hit up the local farmers’ market. There’s nothing better than coming home with a bounty of florals, fruits, and vegetables for the week.<p>But let’s be real: …

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15 Pasta Recipes for the Meat Lover in All of Us

We don’t mean to knock vegetarian pasta dishes (Meatless Mondays are a great way to reset your healthy eating for the week), but once in awhile you just have a hankering for something, well, meatier. When it comes to hearty comfort food, there’s nothing that hits the spot like a bowl full of pasta, …

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Jeff Sessions: “stupid” to say marijuana can fight opioid epidemic. Research: it may be a good idea.

There is real evidence for medical marijuana’s role in combating the opioid epidemic.<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions can’t believe what people are saying about marijuana and the opioid epidemic.<p>“I’m astonished to hear people suggest we can solve our heroin crisis — have you heard this? — by having …

They look like crab cakes, but these vegetable patties can hold their own

You look at the photo and think, “crab cakes,” right?<p>Nope. These are made from hearts of palm and artichoke hearts, spiked with a little Old Bay and nori flakes, with no jumbo-lump anything included.<p><i>[Make the recipe: Hearts of Palm and Artichoke Cakes ]</i><p>So why wouldn’t I call them Vegan Crab Cakes? …

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The 7 Best Meditation Apps to Download in the New Year

Relaxation is probably the first thing on your mind after the flurry and hurry of the holiday season. It may be the most wonderful and festive time …

15 times cheesecake left us lost for words

Milkybar fans will love this white chocolate cheesecake version... and you won't believe what we use to make it!

How to Control Mind with Yoga Spiritually?

​How to Know and Control Your Mind?<p>The psychologist talks about the functions of mind, its attributes, and its relation to the body within the realm …

How Complaining Physically Rewires your Brain to be Anxious and Depressed

I’m pretty sure we can all pick out that one person who is a consistent negative ninny. The one person who we think sees the glass half empty, but …

Jerk baby back ribs on the grill or oven.

My mouth is water just thinking about this wonderful, full-of-flavor recipe. This one was inspired by my daughter Tehya who’s love for spicy food is …

A marijuana grower found guilty of rape has divided pot country

The trees towered above them, limbs etched in black against the night sky. He steered his pickup down a narrow path of mud and rocks and parked in front of a trailer. He tried to kiss her. She froze.<p>"What are you doing?" she asked.<p>"I have to get up early," she said.<p>He began groping her body.<p>"Don't …

Garlic Parmesan Potato Stackers Recipe by Tasty

Tasty<p>Information storage and access<p>The storage of information, or access to information that is already stored, on your device such as advertising identifiers, device identifiers, cookies, and similar technologies.<p>Personalisation<p>The collection and processing of information about your use of this …

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2015 All American Recipe Contest Winner

Chicken Avocado Burger<p>Total time:<p>20 min<p>Prep time:<p>10 min<p>Cook time:<p>10 min<p><b>2015 All American Recipe Contest Winner – Favorite 4th of July Recipe</b><p>This easy …

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9 easy ways to create a relaxing environment at home

When you think about it, your home is the place that you come back to every day to relax. It’s also where you spend most of your time, whether it’s …

38 Rubs, Brines, and Marinades to Add More Flavor to Your Life

Tired of cooking and eating the same old thing? Add new life and monster flavor to your favorite recipes with these 38 rubs, brines, and marinades.<p><b>Sometimes we need to shake things up a little bit</b>. And what better way to spice things up in the kitchen than to spice up our favorite meat, fish, and …

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This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

This Avocado Chicken Salad Is Perfect For Make-Ahead Lunches

Toss it in your bag and GO!<p>Serving 4<p>1 avocado, cubed<p>¼ cup plain yogurt<p>1 tablespoon lime juice<p>½ teaspoon garlic powder<p>½ teaspoon black pepper<p>1 teaspoon salt<p>¼ cup red onion, diced<p>¼ cup celery, diced<p>1 tablespoon jalapeño, diced<p>2 cups cooked chicken, chopped<p>1. Combine avocado, yogurt, lime, garlic …

These Easy Eggplant Parm Tots Will Make You Feel Like Giada

Eggplant Parmesan Two-Bite Tots<p>Serves 4<p>1 medium eggplant (about 1 pound), trimmed and coarsely chopped <br>1 cup panko breadcrumbs, divided <br>3/4 cup …

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