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60 Summer Cocktail Recipes You Can Make at Home

Let happy hour be every hour with these warm-weather concoctions.<p>Let's be honest, there's almost nothing better in summer than the supreme chill of a tall cocktail on a hot day. To get you in the spirit of summer, try one of these zesty drinks that only require a few steps to whip up at home.

Extreme Sports

Syria Must Be Punished as Warning to Others, Kerry Says

Secretary of State John Kerry made an impassioned case for punishing Syria today, stating that a chemical attack by the regime of President Bashar …

Middle East

Kris Jenner Announces That She Has A Sex Tape

Well, it's finally happened. Kris Jenner, the matriarch of the Kardashian family, has announced to the world that she, like her daughter before her, …

Back to Cool: Best Backpacks for Fall 2013

Toss the tote: it's time to think outside the standard fashion curriculum and strap into something edgy for Fall 2013.<p>Toss the tote! It's time to think outside of the standard fashion curriculum and strap into something edgy for fall.

Clothing

Overhyped Beauty Products That Are Worth The Hype

As a beauty connoisseur, my shopping excursions are usually dedicated to finding the "perfect product" for my regimen. I enjoy wearing a full face, but I have oily skin, which means it takes a lot of spackle for this girl's face to look presentable when I leave the house.<p>I conduct heavy research …

Saudi Arabia Passes Domestic Abuse Ban For First Time

In a historic move, Saudi Arabia banned domestic abuse this week, outlawing any form of abuse at home or in the workplace.<p>The Council of Ministers' approval of the law Monday marks the first time the country has officially recognized domestic violence as a punishable crime. Offenders may face up to …

9 Amazing Cave Villages You Can Still Visit

Since the dawn of time, caves have held a special attraction for people the world over, whether as a site for religious rituals, the den of legendary monsters, a place for some weekend exploring, or, simply, a cozy place to live. And due to their permanent nature, cave homes also happen to be …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

The Upcoming “Conflict” in Syria: a Cheat-Sheet

The United States is probably going to . . . <i>conflict</i> with Syria. That is, not “war”—not exactly—but there will most likely be a war-adjacent situation. Maybe you have questions about this. Maybe you have exactly six questions, and they are “who?”, “what?”, “when?”, “where?”, “why?”, and “how?” In …

How Kourtney Kardashian Came To Be One Of The Most Stylish Moms In Hollywood

Being a mom means a lot of things: Your priorities change, your schedule is constantly jam-packed and you're lucky if you can squeeze in five minutes in front of the mirror each morning. But being a mom doesn't mean foregoing style. Though mothers are always on the go, there are tons of easy tips …

Shop 50 Showstopping Fall 2013 Bags

Get fall's best clutches, totes and shoulder bags to have and to hold.<p>It's hardly a secret that the right bag can be a major game changer. In the interest of seeking "the one" we've rounded up 50 of fall's chicest, to have, to hold and elevate any look.

Your Boyfriend Is Not Your Friend

I had a tough-love therapist a while ago who frustrated me to no end. I’d complain about the behavior of men I was dating and most of the time her …

A party full of rodeo clowns: GOP flips the bird to racial justice

By spurning invitations to celebrate the 1963 March, Republicans show they don’t care about seeming racist anymore<p>Republicans haven’t been truly competitive for the African-American vote since Richard Nixon got a third of black voters in 1960 against John F. Kennedy, who spent most of that campaign …

Fukushima radiation set to hit the U.S. by 2014

Fortunately, it should be harmless<p>Unless you were one of the 160,000 thousand people in the near vicinity of the Fukushima disaster who evacuated their homes in 2011, the ongoing nuclear crisis on Japan's shore can seem awfully far away. It's worth remembering, though, that the radioactive waste …

Obama administration to allow recreational marijuana laws to stand

WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration announced Thursday a limited pullback on federal enforcement of marijuana, saying it will not interfere with new state laws that permit recreational use of marijuana.<p>The<p>Justice Departmentsaid it will not seek to veto new state laws in Colorado and Washington …

Cannabis

Judge in rape case criticized for light sentence, remarks about victim

A Montana judge has come under fire after handing down a 30-day sentence to a former high school teacher convicted of raping a 14-year-old student and for making statements in court that the victim was "older than her chronological age" and "as much in control of the situation" as her …

Crime

Pennsylvania State Attorneys Compare Gays Who Want to Marry to Children

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett's attorneys compared gays who want to get married to kids on …

Associated Press News

Why You Shouldn't Necessarily Trust Those Reports Of Kim Jong-un Executing His Ex-Girlfriend

It's a pretty remarkable story — the ex-girlfriend, popular singer Hyon Song-wol, was one of several who were reportedly executed by firing squad after being accused of making and selling sex tapes.<p>For a story being reported around the world, however, it appears to be based on a rather flimsy …

North Korea

Lady Gaga rehearses new song Swine in iTunes Festival video

Lady Gaga has previewed new song Swine in a video of her rehearsing for her forthcoming iTunes Festival show.<p>The Applause singer treated fans to a …

Lady Gaga: Beached mermaid meets high-flier in London outfit complete with... gas mask

Lady Gaga must be feeling a little washed-up as she has finally covered up her curves.<p>On Wednesday the singer mixed her latest mermaid seaside style …

Lady Gaga is a 'Great Actress', Says Joseph Gordon-Levitt!

<b>Lady Gaga</b> steps out of her hotel rocking a leather ensemble on Thursday (August 29) in London, England.<p>The 27-year-old superstar is in town to open …

Kendrick Lamar Speaks Out on 'Control' Verse

Kendrick Lamar caused a firestorm with his verse on Big Sean’s “Control,” but he hasn’t been heard from until now. In an interview with “Big Boy’s …

Amy Poehler And Tina Fey Asked To Host The Golden Globes Again

That story and more in today's CelebFeed Gossip Roundup!<p><b>Demi Lovato</b> and <b>Wilmer Valderrama</b> went to Disneyland, ate meat.<p><b>Joshua Jackson</b> joined the cast of Showtime's <i>The Affair</i>.<p><b>Kevin Spacey</b> pronounces GIF like "Jif." Now you know.<p><b>Michael Buble</b> and his wife welcomed a baby.<p>Did <b>Diddy</b> really brawl at a VMA …

Alec Baldwin Flips Out on Paparazzo, Pinning Him to Car

It's a day ending in "day," which means that perennial hothead Alec Baldwin is mad about something! And this time it ended with a paparazzo pinned to …

Justin Timberlake Defends Miley Cyrus’ VMAs Performance: “It’s Not Like She Did It at the Grammys”

Much ado about nothing? <b>Justin Timberlake</b> thinks so. Fans and fellow celebs can't stop talking about <b>Miley Cyrus</b>' raunchy VMAs performance with …

Justin Timberlake

Cyndi Lauper Says Miley Cyrus Glorified Date Rape At VMAs

Kate Middleton Steps Out Post-Baby, Khloe Kardashian’s Secret Marriage Problems: Today’s Top Stories

<b>Kate Middleton</b> looks amazing just one month after giving birth to <b>Prince George</b>. Plus, <b>Khloe Kardashian</b> kept her problems with <b>Lamar Odom</b> a secret from …

Kate Middleton

Fall Preview: Jewelry

Chunky sweaters and high neck tops make statement necklaces a must in the colder months, but take note from the fall/winter runways and sport a set of knuckle rings on your fingers. A pair of fingerless gloves provides extra warmth and jewel display.<p>Chunky sweaters and high neck tops make statement …

Jewelry