Kira O'Bradovich

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Boris Johnson: let Rohingya return home when conditions are right

UK foreign secretary visits refugee camp and calls for oversight of repatriation<p>Boris Johnson has said Rohingya Muslim refugees should return to Myanmar only of their own accord and when the “conditions are right”.<p>After a visit to a refugee camp in Bangladesh, the British foreign secretary stressed …

North Africa

Putin, 7 rivals register for Russia's presidential race

MOSCOW (AP) — Russia's election officials have registered eight candidates for the March 18 presidential election, including President Vladimir Putin.<p>With his approval ratings topping 80 percent and rivals trailing far behind, Putin is set to easily win a fourth term. Putin's most vocal critic, the …

Russia

This Tiny House is the Perfect Place to Escape from It All

In my dreams, I retreat to a cabin somewhere remote, perhaps the Welsh countryside. My cabin is austere yet beautiful, spare yet luxurious in its …

Tiny House Movement

9 Ways Curtain Rods Can Solve Your Life's Problems

Curtain rods are more useful than one would think. Their primary function is obvious — cover windows to block light and gain privacy — but there are …

West Elm

14 Egg-cellent Gifts for Breakfast Lovers

There’s a reason why breakfast is called the most important meal of the day: It’s because there are no other foods that are so consistently delicious and satisfying as that first bite in the morning. Eggs, waffles, pancakes, coffee, or whatever morning grub strikes your fancy are sure to spark an …

Breakfast

Be the hero who brings this addictive Nutella-cream cheese dip to the party

Photo: Kevin PangIf you’re going to watch the big game somewhere on Sunday, it’s likely at the home of family, neighbors, and/or friends. And you’ve …

Dessert

That's patriarchy: how female sexual liberation led to male sexual entitlement

It’s understandable that intergenerational battles over feminism come down to the meaning of consent<p>It was the journalist Julia Baird who wrote on Twitter: “YOUNG FEMINISTS: What do you think older feminists don’t understand or get exactly right, or just might miss about #metoo, if anything? Am …

Feminism

tomato bread + a bit about spain

Before we had kids — you know, when we got to do whatever we wanted, whenever we wanted, or so it seems in glowy hindsight — we went on vacation …

The Best Make-Ahead Dinner Rolls

While we’re certainly not above using heat-and-serve rolls, there’s nothing quite like the feeling of pride that comes from making a basket of warm, …

Recipes

Maple Carrot Loaf

Ingredients<p>3 tablespoons flaxseed meal<br>• 1 1/2 cup gluten-free all purpose flour<br>• 3/4 cups maple sugar<br>• 2 teaspoons each baking soda and cinnamon<br>• 3/4 …

Recipes

Mini S’mores Cheesecakes (No-Bake Recipe)

These mini s’mores cheesecakes are so cute, beautiful, creamy, and ideal for all s’mores desserts lovers! This is a no-bake, 20-minute recipe that is …

Dessert

Your 2018 Super Bowl Menu: Chili, Cornbread, and Hot Honey Butter

And for dessert? Super fudgy brownies.<p><i>On the Super Bowl menu this year: Beef Chili, Skillet Cornbread, Hot Honey Butter, and Fudgy Brownies.</i><p>There are a few things I'll leave my seat for when the Super Bowl is on—this is an evening when couch space is guarded with one's life. But a bowl of chili is …

Cooking

8 Best Crock-Pot Soup Recipes For Every Lazy Girl To Warm Up To This Winter

It's cold outside. Believe me, I totally understand if you're unable to get out of bed in the morning because your blankets are the only thing …

Christians in Egypt face unprecedented persecution, report says

Charity blames overspill of terrorism from Syria and Iraq after 128 Christians were killed last year<p>Christians in Egypt are facing unprecedented levels of persecution, with attacks on churches and the kidnap of girls by Islamist extremists intent on forcing them to marry Muslims, a report says.<p>In …

Economics needs a new Reformation

Neo-classical economics has become an unquestioned belief system and treats those challenging the creed as dangerous<p>In October 1517, an unknown Augustinian monk by the name of Martin Luther changed the world when he grabbed a hammer and nailed his 95 theses to the door of the Castle Church in …

To this Russian-American community, Russia has become a political scapegoat

Creamy Kale and Pasta Bake Recipe

Preheat broiler with oven rack 8 to 9 inches from heat. Bring 4 quarts water and 1/4 cup of the salt to a boil in a Dutch oven over high. Add chopped …

The coolest way to serve coffee at dinner’s end

I can put together a decent dinner party. But when it comes to the end of the meal, I have never been at ease with making a cuppa for my coffee-drinking guests, because I only do tea.<p>My new plan is to serve this whiz-bang-simple dessert, which offers all the coffee flavor with precious little …

Coffee

How to Use the Other 3 Sides of Your Box Grater

There are four ways to use a box grater. Give that one side a rest and learn about the other three.<p>There’s more than one side to a box grater. We know. Shocking. The side you always use, the one that shreds cheese to make it look like it does in the package, is great, but you should be exploring. …

Trump too busy and important to face defamation lawsuit, president's lawyers claim

Summer Zervos, a former contestant on The Apprentice, suing Trump for defamation after he accused her of lying about sexual harassment in 2007<p>Can you sue the president? The finer points of this question were subject to much legal sparring on Tuesday when a lawyer for Donald Trump argued to dismiss …

The search for the best chocolate chip cookie recipe is over

A pastry chef, a cannabis connoisseur and a 10-year-old walk into The Washington Post. There's no punchline. That's who we asked to judge some of the most popular chocolate chip cookie recipes on the web.<p>Arguably more American than apple pie, this cookie - which celebrates its 80th birthday next …

A drug cartel put a bounty on his head. He barely escaped from a car trunk at the border.

As the white sedan rolled through the border, officially passing from the United States into Mexico at the Naco Port of Entry in Arizona, the car’s trunk thumped open and a man struggled out.<p>Handcuffed and duct-taped, still twitching from repeated cattle prod zaps, he bolted for Mexican customs …

Crime

After the liberation of Mosul, an orgy of killing

In the dying days of the battle of Mosul, Ghaith Abdul-Ahad followed Iraqi soldiers during the last push against Isis. But following their victory, a new wave of savagery was unleashed<p>One hot and sticky evening in July, in the dying days of the battle for Mosul, a group of Iraqi army officers sat …

RT agrees to register as an agent of the Russian government

RT, a Moscow-headquartered website and television channel that the U.S. government says is a propaganda outlet for the Kremlin, will register with U.S. authorities as a foreign agent, its editor said Thursday.<p>The registration follows a months-long back-and-forth between RT and the Justice …

Russia

Lebanon believes Hariri held in Saudi, wants foreign pressure: top official

BEIRUT (Reuters) - Lebanon believes Saad al-Hariri is being held in Saudi Arabia, from where he resigned as Lebanese prime minister, two top government officials in Beirut said, amid a deepening crisis pushing Lebanon onto the frontlines of a power struggle between Saudi Arabia and Iran.<p>A third …

South Asia

A startup founder is predicting that 'billionaires and Silicon Valley types' will be the early adopters of a technology that could let you hand-pick your future baby from a batch of embryos

Nathan Treff was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 24. It's a disease that runs in families, but it has complex causes. More than one gene is involved. And the environment plays a role too.<p>So you don't know who will get it. Treff's grandfather had it, and lost a leg. But Treff's three young kids …

Genetics

Manafort proposes $12.5 million bail package

Assets to be pledged include Trump Tower apartment.<p>Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort is offering to post $12.5 million-worth of assets — including his Trump Tower apartment — as part of a bail package to ensure that he appears for the trial he's facing on charges of money laundering and …

Donald Trump

State Department support for diplomats with children with disabilities is contracting

The U.S. State Department has been quietly withdrawing financial support for diplomat families of children with special needs, effectively forcing some parents to serve overseas without their children or ultimately leave the Foreign Service.<p>In the past year and a half, the department has stopped …

Autism

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for research that led to Russia dossier

The Hillary Clinton campaign and the Democratic National Committee helped fund research that resulted in a now-famous dossier containing allegations about President Trump’s connections to Russia and possible coordination between his campaign and the Kremlin, people familiar with the matter …

Donald Trump
Donald Trump