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Why Makeup Artists Aren't Using Highlighter Anymore

Much to the delight of beauty editors and makeup junkies everywhere, we're finally seeing a lot of <i>beauty</i> on the fall 2015 runways at New York Fashion Week. After a couple of seasons of no-makeup makeup, natural hair, and neutral tones, we're seeing lipstick! And eyeliner! And gasp—even some …

Depression Isn't Always What You Think: The Subtle Signs

Depression doesn’t always “present” as it should. Prolonged sadness, lack of hope, or loss of interest in previously enjoyed activities are the most commonly mentioned symptoms on mental health websites and in antidepressant ads, and they can certainly be the most affecting. But sometimes the …

Self-help

How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

Associated Press News

Joe Biden Called Two Wrong Numbers Trying to Reach Boston's Mayor-Elect

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Turns out that Joe Biden's peak Biden moment on election night is even more Bideny than we thought: …

Midwives and nurses are as good as docs -- and sometimes better, WHO finds

Midwives, nurse practitioners, physician assistants and other non-doctors do as good a job as MDs in the care they deliver — and patients often like them better, a World Health Organization team reported on Thursday.<p>These non-physicians are especially effective in delivering babies, taking care of …

Health Care

Newtown Residents Demolish A School, And Violent Memories

Demolition has begun at Sandy Hook Elementary School, where a gunman killed 20 students and six adults last December. Bricks will be pulverized, steel melted down and a new school built at the same location.<p>Allison Hornak attended Sandy Hook Elementary School as a kid. After college, she returned …

Cheney swings at Obama, Clinton

Former Vice President Dick Cheney is criticizing the “incompetence” in handling foreign affairs by President Barack Obama’s administration, including former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton.<p>Cheney said Thursday that the president’s handling of the situation in Syria damaged the country’s standing …

FDA approves more powerful painkiller

WASHINGTON -- The Food and Drug Administration has approved a stronger, single-ingredient version of the painkiller hydrocodone, the widely-abused prescription medicine for chronic pain.<p>The agency said it approved the pill Zohydro for patients with pain that requires, daily, around-the-clock …

Medicine

High stress in middle age may increase women's risk of dementia

Women who get divorced, lose a child or suffer serious ill-health in their late 30s, 40s or 50s are much more likely to develop dementia in later life, research suggests.<p>Experiencing high levels of stress in middle age, which can also include widowhood or seeing a close relative battle mental …

The Man Who Came to Dinner

Julian Assange hasn’t set foot outside Ecuador’s London embassy in more than a year—avoiding extradition to Sweden, where he faces allegations of sexual assault. But physical confinement seems only to enhance his reach. The WikiLeaks founder has video-addressed the U.N., launched a Senate campaign …

China battles corruption: No more mooncake gifts!

BEIJING – The latest casualty in China’s ongoing campaign against corruption is perhaps its sweetest one yet.<p>Earlier this week, Chinese state media announced that officials here would be prohibited from using government money to purchase mooncakes – a popular dessert traditionally given as gifts …

Aaron Hernandez: Inside Dark, Tragic Life of Former Patriots Star

<i>This story, "The Gangster in the Huddle" originally appeared in September 12, 2013 issue of Rolling Stone.</i><p>The first text pinged him around nine that …

Guantanamo guard gave prisoner '50 Shades of Grey'

A lawyer for a Guantanamo Bay prisoner charged in the Sept. 11 terror attack has said that guards gave his client a contraband copy of the erotic novel "Fifty Shades of Grey" apparently as a joke or an attempt to discredit him.<p>The allegation came weeks after a US congressman returned from visiting …

A century-long debate: are 'intelligent' people less likely to hold religious beliefs?

Over most of the past century, researchers have been trying to determine whether there's any link between religion and intelligence. The studies haven't all come to the same conclusion, but a group of researchers led from the University of Rochester decided to look at a large number of them …

Rise in violence 'linked to climate change'

<b>Shifts in climate are strongly linked to increases in violence around the world, a study suggests.</b><p>US scientists found that even small changes in temperature or rainfall correlated with a rise in assaults, rapes and murders, as well as group conflicts and war.<p>The team says with the current projected …

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Perfect Cast-Iron Skillet Chicken Thighs

2 to 4 main-course<p>Active Time: 35 min<p>Sophisticated enough for a Sunday supper yet quick enough for Wednesday's dinner, this master recipe is all in the technique. Cook the thighs skin side down in a cast-iron skillet to render out the fat and make the skin as crisp and, dare we say, delicious as …

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Report Suggests Malaria Drug May Have Played Role In U.S. Soldier's Deadly Rampage

No one knows why Staff Sgt. Robert Bales walked into a village in Afghanistan and murdered 16 civilians in the early morning hours of March 11, 2012.<p>Even Bales was at a loss when a military judge tried to understand his actions. “I’ve asked that question a million times, and there is not a good …

Leaked report shows Bin Laden's 'hidden life'

Former al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden was able to hide in Pakistan for nine years due to the "collective failure" of state military and intelligence authorities, a leaked Pakistani government report has revealed.<p>The report, obtained exclusively by Al Jazeera's Investigative Unit, also outlines how …

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Why Does the American Media Get Big Stories Wrong?

A magazine publisher has written a provocative article raising that question. I try to offer some answers.<p>Colin Dunn/Flickr<p>The metaphor Unz chose in his headline provokes more than it distills.<p>His whole article is nevertheless worth reading (with the caution that Tyler Cowen wisely counsels). At …

After Leak, Rep. King Demands 'Zero Dark Thirty' Disclosure Report

After a draft report of a Defense Department internal investigation showed former CIA chief Leon Panetta incidentally revealed secret information in …