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Adults view black girls as 'less innocent,' new report says

<b>(CNN) —</b> When compared with their white peers, young black girls are viewed less as children and more like adults, according to a new research report.<p>Adults in the United States tend to view black girls as "less innocent" and more grown up than white girls, according to the report, which published …

Women of Color

Romanian Country Bread Recipe - Romanian Tara Paine

Here is how to make Romanian country-style bread or <i>țară pâine</i>, which includes a combination of cornmeal and all-purpose flour. Cornmeal figures …

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says only he has the power to fire special counsel on Russia

By Sari Horwitz ,<p>Sari Horwitz<p>Reporter covering the Justice Department and criminal justice issues for The Washington Post's national security team<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Devlin Barrett and<p>Devlin Barrett<p>Reporter focusing on national security and law enforcement<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>Matt …

U.S. Department of Justice

22 Delicious Salads That Are Actually Filling Enough To Eat For Dinner

Salads can be way tastier than you'd think.

Healthy Eating

Taste Beyond The Tongue

4 Easy Weight Loss Dinners You Can Make This Week That Are Already In Your Fridge

If there's one meal that can make or break your weight loss routine, it's definitely dinnertime. Most people make the mistake of loading up their …

Louisiana, nation’s biggest jailer, is poised to overhaul criminal sentencing laws

<b>Correction:</b> A previous version of this story, published on May, 18, 2017, included incorrect information about the crime for which Louisiana inmate Clyde Giddens is serving a life sentence. Giddens pleaded guilty to first-degree murder in 1964 for killing and dismembering a woman. Giddens, who is …

New polling shows a sharp increase in skepticism about Trump’s relationship to Russia

By Philip Bump<p>Philip Bump<p>National correspondent focused largely on the numbers behind politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Remember the very first episode of “Black Mirror,” the one in which the prime minister of the United Kingdom is extorted into doing … something he would rather not have done? He woke up …

Polling

How Twitter got a big new study on Trump’s supporters mostly wrong

By Max Ehrenfreund<p>Max Ehrenfreund<p>Reporter<p>Bio Follow<p>It was racial and cultural resentment, not economic woes, that drove the white working class to vote for President Trump.<p>That was the conclusion prominent Democrats, conservative writers and political journalists drew from a major new survey …

Washington AG: President Trump’s Aggression Will Be His Undoing

The most aggressive opening in chess is called the King’s Gambit. On the second move, White sacrifices a pawn that typically protects his king for a …

After a week of self-inflicted chaos, Trump could see long-term costs to his presidency

The string quartet had just finished when President Trump raised his arms in triumph.<p>"Am I doing okay?" Trump asked, turning to chuckling Republican leaders who had once shunned him but now surrounded him in the Rose Garden to celebrate the House's passage of a healthcare bill. "I'm president! Hey, …

Donald Trump

This Meme of Sean Spicer as Homer Simpson Hiding In the Bushes Is Going Viral

And for good reason.<p>In 2017, you can't do politics without a meme or two. (Sometimes we need to take a break from all the absurdity with...more absurdity, right?) Today, the Internet is gifting us with a particularly perfect one, and it has to do with Sean Spicer as Homer Simpson slowly retreating …

This Damning Chart Shows How Much of a Head Start White Families Have Over Black Families

The yawning wealth gap between black and white families is one of the starkest legacies of America's history of racist social policymaking. As far as …

What Effective Protest Could Look Like

Perspective from the right on Trump’s political challenge for the left<p>Fourteen years ago, I found myself an unexpected micro-target of a left-liberal protest demonstration. I had visited London to watch the debate and subsequent vote in the House of Commons over the Iraq war resolution. A huge …

Mexican President Pumps Millions Into Consulates Amid Wall Spat

Immigration

This Dutch video on Trump has gone viral because, well, just watch it

"We totally understand it's going to be America First — But can we just say 'The Netherlands Second?'"<p>This is the Dutch plan for Trump's …

Bilingual Education Returns To California. Now What?

Voters in California officially ended the era of English-only instruction in public schools and lifted restrictions on bilingual education that had been in place for 18 years. Proposition 58 passed by a 73-27 percent margin. What happens next though, could get complicated.<p>Classrooms won't change …

Chicago police shootings: data reveals 92 deaths and 2,623 bullets fired

After threatening to sue the city’s police department, the Chicago Tribune has obtained official data tracking every time an officer has opened fire in the city over the past six years. The vast majority of those shot, the newspaper found, were black men or boys.<p>Dwyane Wade: cousin of NBA star shot …

Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

How to make the perfect Belgian waffles

These are a delightfully crisp, rich and fluffy way to start the weekend, but should you rise with yeast or bicarbonate of soda? And which produces a crunchier result?<p>What did Brussels ever do for us? Well, waffles are a good start. Not that, strictly speaking, they’re Belgian at all. In fact, …

Why millennials struggle for success

<b>(CNN) —</b> "What's wrong with millennials?" This is a question many older Americans are asking. Why do they keep changing their minds about what they want to do with their lives? Why does even a hint of critical feedback send them into a tailspin of self-doubt?<p>In a word, why don't they have more …

Battered West Virginia Candidate Unbowed by Beating

U.S. news<p>The whistleblowing West Virginia state Senate candidate who survived a brutal beating said Monday that it will take “more than getting clobbered to silence me.”<p>“I’ve dealt with the Taliban and al Qaeda,” Richard Ojeda, a 24-year Army veteran, told NBC News from his hospital bed. “I’m not …

Crime

This is a public health crisis: America’s sleep inequality matches its income inequality

The lower you are on the socioeconomic ladder, the less shut-eye you’re likely to get. A psychologist explains<p>Theresa Fisher<p>April 29, 2016 8:45am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Van Winkle’s.<p>For anyone familiar with how things work in America, it shouldn't be surprising that money and …

16 people who helped with the Chernobyl cleanup share their devastating first-hand accounts

More than 500,000 soldiers, firefighters, and plant workers rushed to the scene in the days and months following the explosion to contribute to the massive clean-up efforts.<p>Without proper protection against the radiation, many suffered immediate and severe nosebleeds, vomiting, and even collapsing. …

Chernobyl

Justice Department Restarts Program That Allows Cops To Seize Assets From The Poor

Just as the Justice Department announced this week that it is resuming a controversial program that funnels hundreds of millions of dollars in seized …

U.S. Department of Justice

The sound of silence: classical music’s forgotten women

Felix Mendelssohn and Robert Schumann are familiar names, but what of Fanny and Clara? Anna Beer on why we should be listening to Caccini and Strozzi as well as Mozart and Beethoven<p>Writing about the lives and works of eight female composers over four centuries of western European history showed me, …

34 Healthy Dinner Recipes Anyone Can Make

For some, "cooking" means boiling water for instant ramen. For others, the mere thought of turning on a stove sends them running to the phone to …

Healthy Eating

14 Gluten-Free Recipes for Valentine’s Day

Think gluten-free means no bread, no pasta, no cake and no fun? Think again.

L’Etoile review – where opera meets panto

<b>Royal Opera House, London</b><br>A decisive performance of Chabrier’s decorous score is at odds with the lumbering absurdity of the plot of L’Etoile<p>In director Mariame Clément’s production of Emmanuel Chabrier’s <i>L’Etoile</i> (1877), receiving its Covent Garden premiere, we get off to a lively start – the …

Brain damaged violinist makes music for first time in 27 years with mind-reading technology

Violinist Rosemary Johnson has spent the last 27 years coming to terms with the reality she would never make music again, following a devastating car crash. A member of the Welsh National Opera Orchestra she was destined to become a world class musician before the road accident in 1988, which left …