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Gov. Brown signs climate-change agreement with Mexico

Gov. Jerry Brown pledged new cooperation with Mexico on tackling climate change, signing an agreement with Mexican officials on Monday at the foreign ministry here.<p>The memorandum of understanding between California and Mexico, similar to one the state struck last year with China, doesn't set …

North Carolina says it will no longer defend gay marriage ban in court

North Carolina's attorney general said Monday that the state would stop defending its same-sex marriage ban against legal challenges, just hours after a federal appeals court ruled that a similar ban in Virginia is unconstitutional.<p>At a news conference Monday afternoon, Atty. Gen. Roy Cooper said …

New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — No one knows for sure just how many people Patrick Sawyer came into contact with the day he boarded a flight in Liberia, had a …

11 Grocery Store Items You Could Be Making at Home

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With eleven easy DIY recipes, you can make headway on your ever-growing grocery list, right from the comfort of your kitchen.</i><p>Unless you've just …

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Weather Likely Brought Down Air Algerie AH5017 in Mali: Official

World<p>A passenger jet that crashed after vanishing over west Africa was likely brought down by bad weather, French officials said Friday. President Francois Hollande confirmed there were no survivors after the wreckage of Air Algerie Flight AH5017 was found near Gossi, Mali. One of the aircraft’s …

4 Secret Butcher's Cuts to Try

<i>Each week this summer, Cara Nicoletti of The Meat Hook is helping us get to know our favorite cuts a little bit better – and introducing you to a few new ones, too. Read on, study up, then hightail it to your nearest butcher.</i><p><i>Today: We're letting you in on the secret cuts that butchers have been</i> …

Wreckage of Algeria airliner found in Mali

French soldiers recover black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali.<p>The wreckage of a missing Air Algerie plane has been found, and its black box has been recovered, about 50km from the border of Burkina Faso near the Malian village of Boulikessi, …

MH17 Disaster Prompts Heartfelt Apology From Russian Newspaper Novaya Gazeta

One of Russia's leading newspapers has dedicated its front page to a moving apology to the Dutch people for the downing of MH17.<p>The full page picture …

'Disintegrated' Air Algerie plane found with no survivors; 'black box' recovered

French forces who secured the site of a crashed Air Algerie flight in Mali found one flight recorder but no survivors, French President Francoise Hollande said Friday.<p>Wreckage of the jet was found in a "disintegrated state" in Mali, he said, making it the third major international aviation disaster …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

Travel<p>The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

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Pump Up Brunch with Protein Pancakes

Give the eggs a break, and try these fluffy flapjacks<p>Brunch is normally reserved for nursing hangovers with mimosas and recounting the night prior. But order yourself a bulky breakfast with empty calories and you’ll finish feeling, well, empty.<p>Comfort yourself by going back to simpler times, when …

What to Do with an Overload of Garlic Scapes

<i>It's the season of overflowing market bags, heavy CSA boxes, and gardens run amok. Alexandra Stafford of Alexandra Cooks is showing us how to store, prep, and make the most of the bounty, without wasting a scrap.</i><p><i>Today: Whip those garlic scapes into shape -- but make sure you save some for</i> …

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Writers unite in campaign against 'thuggish' Amazon

They include some of the biggest literary names on the planet, among them Stephen King, Donna Tartt, Paul Auster, James Patterson and John Grisham; a Pulitzer prize winner in Jennifer Egan; and four from this year's Man Booker longlist, Joshua Ferris, Karen Joy Fowler, Siri Hustvedt and Joseph …

How this smart contraceptive design could liberate women in Africa

Family planning counts for a lot when it comes to development in poor countries. It lowers mortality among women and infants, improves educational outcomes, and slows population growth. It also makes it easier for women to enter the workforce, which acts as an economic booster shot even in wealthy …

The plot to destroy education: Why technology could ruin American classrooms — by trying to fix them | Salon.com

<b>(Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc./Pgiam via iStock/Salon)</b><p>The plot to destroy education: Why technology could ruin American classrooms — by trying to fix them<p>A Silicon Valley scheme to “disrupt” America’s education system would hurt the people who need it the most<p>Andrew Leonard<p>July 25, 2014 11:45am …

The Most Famous Whistleblowers on Why They Leaked

Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden on accountability in government<p>America's most famous whistleblowers, Daniel Ellsberg and Edward Snowden, talked via video at a New York hacker conference earlier this week. What follows is a condensed transcript highlighting a portion of their exchange on why they …

Black box found in Air Algerie crash

PARIS — French soldiers on Friday secured one of the black boxes from the Air Algerie plane that went down in restive northern Mali with the loss of at least 116 people, French President Francois Hollande said Friday. Terrorism has not been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most …

Obama to use Central American summit to push immigration package

• Leaders of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala meet in US<br>• President seeks $3.7bn but Congress weighs competing bills<p>President Barack Obama will on Friday use a summit with the leaders of El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala at the White House to urge Congress to authorise an emergency package of …

Architect undermines ObamaCare foundation

**Want FOX News First in your inbox every day? Sign up here.**<p><b>Buzz Cut:<br>• Architect undermines ObamaCare foundation<br>• Border crisis saps support for ‘pathway’<br>• War College may strip senator’s degree<br>• Poll: Roberts leads, but Wolf gaining in Kansas<br>• A very Canadian tidal wave</b><p><b>ARCHITECT UNDERMINES</b> …

6 Ways to Incorporate Wellness Into Your Next Trip

<i>By Ed Hewitt, Features Editor of IndependentTraveler.com</i><p>The expanding concept of "wellness travel" has come to include not only incorporating (or just keeping up with) fitness goals in your travel, but also things like healthy eating habits, learning wholesome cooking methods, slowing down, and …

Would You Eat at This Restaurant Completely Run by Kids?

What happens when several groups of 7-year-olds take over a restaurant to plan, prepare, cook, and serve a meal? If you answered a 5 alarm kitchen fire, you're surprisingly wrong. Well, at least in this case.<p>What happens when several groups of 7-year-olds take over a restaurant to plan, prepare, …

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Spend a Night in Some of America's Coolest Airstream Hotels

Just seeing one makes you want to buy a truck and start scouring Craigslist for a good deal on one of these aluminum beauties.<p>Ah, the Airstream… Just seeing one makes you want to buy a truck and start scouring Craigslist for a good deal on one of these aluminum beauties. But what if owning one …

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The World's 10 Most Extreme Eats: How Many Can You Stomach?

From belly-busting portions to deadly dishes and creatures you didn't think it was possible to fry, Cheapflights.com's list of 10 unbelievable, extreme foods will test your appetite.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>The world's 10 most extreme eats: How many can you stomach?<p>Follow Cheapflights on Twitter: …

A Positive Example of the Internet Comforting a Grieving Stranger

A bereaved parent turned to Reddit for comfort. Reddit, in return, proved that online condolences can be more substantial than just "likes."<p>Yesterday a parent posted this photo (right) on Reddit with a request:<p>"My daughter recently passed away after a long battle in the children's hospital. Since …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

How to Clear Your Clutter

The important questions you need to ask when cleaning your closet.<p>If you long for an organized home that makes you truly happy, advice from Lauren Rosenfeld & Dr. Melva Green could help. Consider the following when cleaning out...<p><b>Set Your Intentions:</b> What energy do you want to create in each space …

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Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …