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These 20 Chicken Dinners Are Equal Parts Fast and Fancy

There are basic chicken recipes we all keep in our meal plan rotation — and then there are the chicken recipes that make you feel like a dinner …

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36 Old-Fashioned Casseroles You’ll Love for Sunday Dinner

Take it easy this Sunday and bake up one of these timeless casserole classics. Get ready for cheesy, creamy, all-in-one deliciousness that couldn’t …

Burn Some Serious Calories With This High Intensity, Total-Body Workout

If you're looking to lose weight once and for all, it's time you start strength training. For some, the idea of lifting weights can be intimidating, …

Video: Dumbbell Strength Circuit

Each of the nine strengthening exercises included in this circuit can be easily accomplished at home with the use of two dumbbells.The post Video: …

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7 Children’s Charities You Can Trust With Your Money

Whether it's providing shoes, food, or a birthday cake, these organizations spend the bulk of your donation on kids.<p>Depending on your perspective, …

Security Breach and Spilled Secrets Have Shaken the N.S.A. to Its Core

WASHINGTON — Jake Williams awoke last April in an Orlando, Fla., hotel where he was leading a training session. Checking Twitter, Mr. Williams, a cybersecurity expert, was dismayed to discover that he had been thrust into the middle of one of the worst security debacles ever to befall American …

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Hide Your Wallet! These 19 Long-Sleeved Tops on Amazon Are So Cute and All Under $19

If you're looking for an easy yet fashionable wardrobe update, consider buying yourself some new blouses. There are plenty of pretty styles with long sleeves that will keep you warm during the chillier months. We rounded up our favorite picks from Amazon — and were shocked by the stylish options …

Michael Lewis: Many Trump Appointees Are Uninterested In The Agencies They Head Up

The <i>Moneyball</i> author is writing a series of articles for <i>Vanity Fair</i> about President Trump's picks to lead federal agencies — and the consequences of those appointments.<p>Transcript<p>TERRY GROSS, HOST:<p>This is FRESH AIR. I'm Terry Gross. You might know our guest, journalist Michael Lewis, from some of his …

Fudgy Flourless Chocolate-Pecan Cookies Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Sift together powdered sugar, cocoa, and salt in a large bowl.<p>Step 2<p>Whisk egg whites until frothy. Stir …

Amazon Says These Will Be the Hottest Toys This Christmas

One more thing to check off your holiday shopping list.<p>We're still a few months away from Christmas, but it’s never to early to start shopping for …

21 Of The Best Rugs You Can Get On Amazon

Scratched up floor? Dogs slipping on your hardwood? Hiding a secret trapdoor? Get a rug!<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

A Plan For Raising Brilliant Kids, According To Science

<i>Since NPR Ed first published this piece last year, it has become one of our most popular posts of all time. And since then, there has been a little anecdotal proof of concept for these parenting theories:</i><p><i>Kathy Pasek, one of the authors interviewed, has a son named Benj Pasek. He is a composer who,</i> …

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April Meal Planner: 30 Colorful, Healthy Meals To Keep Your Table Fresh

April is conceptually the first month of REAL spring, so naturally, we tend to focus on light, healthy, refreshing meal options that will help us get in shape for summer. We also get to go *nuts* at the farmer’s market after months of limited seasonal food options. It’s the month of asparagus …

The Best Paleo Crock Pot Recipes Out There

Set it and forget it.<p>Just because you want to eat like a caveman doesn’t mean you have to cook like one. The Paleo diet may ask you to give up bread and cheese, but there’s no reason to not enjoy the convenience of the kitchen’s most prized appliance: the Crock Pot.<p>In fact, many Paleo-friendly …

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Someone Cut All of Tom Hardy's Grunts in Taboo into the Most Macho 39 Seconds of All-Time

72 and counting.<p>Whether it's reading bedtime stories on television or playing a grunting naked tough guy in his new series <i>Taboo</i>, Tom Hardy is a man who can do it all.<p>Noticing a glaring gap in the internet, someone has kindly decided to cut together all 72 of his grunts in the show into one long, …

In the Central Valley, drought fears ease, but farmers contend with a new threat: Trump

It's almost impossible to get a rise from my favorite farmer, Joe Del Bosque, who grows almonds, melons and asparagus here on the perpetually water-challenged west side of the San Joaquin Valley.<p>After years of drought, suddenly everything is green. It's raining like crazy, the infamous pumps of the …

Trump’s lies are not the problem. It’s the millions who swallow them who really matter | Nick Cohen

As the alt-right continues to set the agenda in global politics at a frightening pace, has the world reverted to a 20th-century era of totalitarianism?<p>Compulsive liars shouldn’t frighten you. They can harm no one, if no one listens to them. Compulsive believers, on the other hand: they should …

South of the border, Mexicans are puzzled by Trump's relentless and pointless antagonism

The police academy graduation ceremony in Tecate, Mexico, was a solemn affair.<p>As hundreds of family members looked on, 106 newly minted police officers and state marshals stood at attention, marched in formation on the flat, sun-baked parade grounds, and accepted diplomas from law enforcement …

A Clarifying Moment in American History

There should be nothing surprising about what Donald Trump has done in his first week—but he has underestimated the resilience of Americans and their institutions.<p>I am not surprised by President Donald Trump’s antics this week. Not by the big splashy pronouncements such as announcing a wall that he …

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23 Healthier Recipes That Feed Your Fast-Food Addiction

No matter how well you eat on a regular basis, it’s only human to get slammed with a serious urge for some good old-fashioned fast food once in a …

35 Bean Recipes for All Your Plant-Protein (and High-Fiber) Needs

“Beans, beans, they’re good…” OK, we all know how that ends. But cheeky rhymes aside, it’s true that beans are some of the best foods you could be …

Healthy Eating

14 Insanely Delicious and Festive Waffle Recipes to Make on Christmas Morning

Christmas dinner may be an important part of the holiday, but Christmas morning is really where the magic’s at. Some people simply <i>can’t</i> imagine anything other than cinnamon rolls for their Christmas morning spreads, but for everyone else, there’s another option on the table: waffles. Carb-lovers …

The Best Castles to See in Germany

How to make your trip to Germany the stuff of legends.<p>What is a vacation to Germany without a peek at its famous castles? Capturing important moments …

We Just Turned Your Favorite Mexican Street Food Into A Dip - It’s Pretty Great

Mexican Street Corn Dip<p>Save<p>If you’ve ever tried Mexican street corn, you’ll know how delicious it is: corn on the cob smothered with mayonnaise …

27 of the Most Beautiful Places In America

From sea to shining sea and everything in between.<p>Narrowing down the list of America's most scenic spots is clearly an impossible task, but these stunning places are totally worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list.

Ice Cube's Unconventional Pizza Topping Sounds Amazing

The star of Ride Along 2 on where he draws the line with fancy food, how to eat just half a bag of chips, and the best pizza in California.<p>After N.W.A. and Straight Outta Compton, <b>Ice Cube</b> struck out on his own with hit singles like “It Was a Good Day.” Set against a sluggish beat and a slow-burning</b> …

7 Really Affordable Bags That Look Incredibly Expensive

Stepping up your bag game each season is part of every fashion girl's game, but a new accessory twice a year can get expensive. It's best to know the …

Forget Everything You Know About Honolulu, And Go There Now

Waikiki, shmaikiki.<p>For most visitors, Honolulu is synonymous with Waikiki. But the truth is, there's so much more to Honolulu than Waikiki's tourist crowds, omnipresent ABC stores, and stereotypical tiki fare.<p>The real Honolulu is a thriving city and a true melting pot of eastern and western …

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24 Dump Dinners You Can Make In A Crock-Pot

Step one: Dump everything into a slow cooker. Step two: Let dinner make itself.

31 Crockpot Freezer Meals for Busy Weeknights

Do you need an easy dinner idea for busy weeknights? Stock your freezer with crockpot freezer meals! Here are 31 delicious crockpot recipes that I’ve …