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22 Contemporary Authors You Absolutely Should Be Reading

These writers are not to be missed.

How to Delete Yourself from the Internet

Americans love the Internet, with 87% of us active online. We have accounts everywhere, letting us kill time at work on Facebook, check Twitter for …

Privacy

There’s Even More Sugar In Soda Than You Think

Sucrose, glucose, fructose, maltose, dextrose—can you tell the difference? Probably not, even if you’re a careful reader of food labels. Unlike fats, …

Diabetes

Questions swirl after Bowe Bergdahl's release

After five years in captivity, Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is free. But that's hardly the end of the story. While the Idaho man's friends and family and the Obama administration are hailing his release, the deal that set him free is getting heat from critics who say Bergdahl is a traitor who cost American …

Glenn Ford's First Days of Freedom After 30 Years on Death Row

Krispy Kreme doughnuts. Metal spoons. What's re-entry like for a man who last breathed free during Ronald Reagan's first term as president?<p>Anywhere he wanted to go, the jubilant defense attorneys told a hungry Glenn Ford late Tuesday afternoon as they left the television cameras behind, piled into …

US military leaves missing behind

<b>(Reuters)</b><p>The Pentagon spends about $100 million a year to find soldiers that have gone MIA. Few are actually found<p>Megan McCloskey<p>March 8, 2014 6:00pm (UTC)<p>This originally appeared on ProPublica.<p>Tracing his genealogy online one night, John Eakin landed on a name that evoked an old family …

5 years and 3 contractors later, Afghanistan school still deemed unsafe

A school being built in Afghanistan with foreign contractors and funds from American taxpayers has become a money pit that is not even safe for students, a U.S. government watchdog said.<p>The Mazar-e-Sharif school in the northern Afghanistan region of Balkh, one of 16 schools built in the war-torn …

Dominican Republic Strips Citizenship From Children Of Migrants, Affects More Than 200,000 Haitians

Experts warn the court's decision could cause a human rights crisis, potentially leaving tens of thousands of people stateless, facing mass deportation and discrimination.

Costa Concordia: Stricken ship set upright in Italy

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1011000/1011235_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524694447_0cb705179c7fbe46fd0647a0947f0625<p><b>Engineers in Italy have succeeded in setting the cruise ship Costa Concordia upright, 20 months after it ran aground off the island of Giglio.</b><p>They …

Was Your Chicken Nugget Made In China? It'll Soon Be Hard To Know

Here's a bit of news that might make you drop that chicken nugget midbite.<p>Just before the start of the long holiday weekend last Friday, the U.S. Department of Agriculture quietly announced that it was ending a ban on processed chicken imports from China. The kicker: These products can now be sold …

Everything You Need to Know About the Food Network's Star Machine

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Bobby Flay's a jerk, Guy Fieri is ridiculous, and Anthony Bourdain makes fun of the Food Network …

How To Save Money On Groceries By Cooking With Kitchen Scraps

Great news: There's a surefire way to save money on groceries every week, no coupon-clipping required. Full disclosure: It's going to require some effort.<p>Save some bucks on food by making the most of kitchen scraps. No, it's not the most exciting way to save, but it really works.<p>Almost every meal …

A Day in the Life of Paris's Growing Muslim Population

In Rural N.C., New Voter ID Law Awakens Some Old Fears

<i>This week, North Carolina's governor signed a new law requiring a state-approved photo ID to cast a vote in a polling place and shortening the period for early voting. The move comes just weeks after the U.S. Supreme Court invalidated a key provision of the Voting Rights Act of 1965, which had</i> …

Mobile phone unlocking has jumped 71 percent since it became illegal

Five months ago, the United States’ head librarian decided that Americans no longer needed the right to unlock their cell phones, and the land of the free and the home of the brave saw carrier freedom recede unhappily over the horizon.<p>Which should teach us all a thing or two about poking fun at …

Associated Press News

Italy's First Black Minister Finds Herself A Target Of Slurs

When Cecile Kyenge became the first black government minister in Italian history, the appointment was hailed as a landmark for diversity. But since Kyenge became integration minister, she has been the target of death threats and vicious racial slurs.<p>The debate highlights growing intolerance and …