Lacey Sommers-Tarca

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2014 Oscar nominations: 'American Hustle' shuffles David O. Russell to front of the pack again

Director David O. Russell seems to have the golden touch. His con-man comedy "American Hustle" is not only a box office hit, but it earned 10 Academy Award nominations Thursday morning including best picture and director and nominations in all four acting categories.<p>He did the same thing last year …

Insider’s Guide to Healdsburg

Healdsburg is the perfect base for exploring Sonoma wine country: it’s serious about food and drink, and you don’t have to venture out of town to …

Brazil Asks FIFA, Hotels to Lower World Cup Guest Rates

Brazil’s tourism board says it has officially told FIFA and hotel operators to negotiate lowering prices during the 2014 World Cup.<p>The request comes …

Island-hopping down Central America’s Caribbean coast

You don't always need suitcases full of cash to enjoy the Caribbean Sea – cradled in its western corner lie a number of idyllic island groups that are surprisingly easy on the pocket. Here's our guide to navigating this captivating region sure to bring out the adventurer in you.<p><b>San Blas Islands,</b> …

5 real-life evil billionaires

The worst Bill Gates ever did was create Windows 98. But time healed those wounds, and he has done much since to undo the stigma. Like starting a …

5 Best Outdoor Wine Bars in the US

What goes best with a glass of crisp Torrontés or sultry Syrah? A postcard-worthy view, of course, whether it is a sleek bridge, downtown skyline, …

On the Red Couch with California Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom

Inside Flipboard / August 15, 2013<p>In 2004, just a few weeks into his first term as the youngest Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsom made history by …

Quentin Tarantino Lists the 12 Greatest Films of All Time: From Taxi Driver to The Bad News Bears

<i>Creative Commons image via Wikimedia Commons</i><p>Any list of the most respected American filmmakers of the past half-century would have to include Stanley …

Authorities: Georgia shooting suspect had nearly 500 rounds of ammunition

The suspect in a Georgia elementary school shooting who fired six rounds in a front office before surrendering to police had nearly 500 rounds of ammunition with him, authorities said Wednesday.<p>Michael Brandon Hill, 20, walked into Ronald E. McNair Discovery Learning Academy in Decatur, Ga., …

Can Marijuana Improve Your Emotional State?

It’s no secret that marijuana can put a smile on many people’s faces, but research suggests that the drug’s positive effects go beyond just getting …

Police taser man to get him off a roof, choke & drag him face-down across a staircase, killing him

PHOENIX, AZ — A 44-year-old man climbed onto the roof of his apartment and began acting strangely. Police arrived to help him down, but instead ended …

Sriracha Bloody Mary

Are you a fan of spicy? My husband and I both enjoy spicy foods but our standard for what we consider "spicy" is, um, VERY different. He likes his …

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Bradley Manning appeals for a pardon from Barack Obama

Hours after he was sentenced to 35 years in prison Bradley Manning made a defiant appeal for a pardon from President Barack Obama, saying he had acted "out of concern for my country and for the world that we live in".<p>The 25-year-old soldier released a statement through his lawyer where he compared …

Articles about 5 spacious san francisco homes on Dwell.com - Dwell

Any way you slice it, toast makes the most of any loaf. But which of these worthy appliances will make toast of the competition?<p>A landscape architect in San Francisco harnesses an underground water source to create a lush marshland in his own backyard.<p>I was in San Francisco's Inner Richmond …

31 Stunning Pictures Of American National Parks

The National Park Service oversees 401 areas throughout the U.S. and U.S. territories and has nearly 300 million visitors each year.<p>You don't have to be a hiking fanatic to enjoy these places. You can swim, kayak, bird watch, walk, bike, drive, camp, or just relax in the country's national parks.<p>We …

America's legendary drives

With over four million miles of highway, the USA offers more road trips than anyone could tackle in one lifetime. Whether you’re itching to peek into Wild West history, or just longing for a big ol’ soulful dose of nature’s vistas, you’ll find them along America’s backroads and byways. Here are our …

Most Infamous Prison Breaks in History: Iraq, Pakistan & More (PHOTOS)

Busting Out!<p>Most Infamous Prison Breaks in History: Iraq, Pakistan & More (PHOTOS)<p>From Pakistan to Alcatraz and Abu Ghraib, see the most daring …

10 Amazing River Trips in North America

Whitewater rafting can spice up any trip, whether you're looking for a pleasant family float or a white-knuckle reunion of college friends. Here's what you need to know as you plan your next raft trip.<p>There's a place for vacations that include museum tours and visits to the childhood homes of …

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Rare Photos Of Chicago In 1949 Taken By Stanley Kubrick

If you hadn't already guess we're huge fans of director Stanley Kubrick, best known for creating celebrated classics such as 'A Clockwork Orange', …

The 10 Most Secluded Hotels Around The World

And while there are dozens of great off-the-beaten-path properties out there, these 10 offer their own special kind of seclusion in great destinations from the Americas to Africa.

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50 Greatest Live Acts Right Now

Who rules the road in 2013? To find out, <i>Rolling Stone</i> asked a panel of writers, industry figures and artists – from Lars Ulrich of Metallica to …

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Exclusive: U.S. directs agents to cover up program used to investigate Americans

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A secretive U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration unit is funneling information from intelligence intercepts, wiretaps, informants and a massive database of telephone records to authorities across the nation to help them launch criminal investigations of Americans.<p>Although …

'Whitey' Bulger called 'vicious criminal' in prosecutor's closing statement

James "Whitey" Bulger's lawyers used their closing arguments Monday to go after three gangsters who took the stand against the reputed Boston crime boss, portraying them as pathological liars whose testimony was bought and paid for by prosecutors.<p>A federal prosecutor, meanwhile, summed up the …