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Migrant crisis: Croatia closes border crossings as thousands stream in

<b>At the Hungarian-Serbian border (CNN) —</b> A day after Croatia opened its border to migrants, the country changed tack Thursday, closing seven border crossings with Serbia after thousands of people streamed in.<p>In just two days, more than 11,000 migrants have entered Croatia from Serbia. Now "until …

Eat to Perform: Simple Dietary Advice for the Athlete

<b>Athletes have a lot to worry about.</b> First and foremost is their sport or task. You need to train, practice your sport, engage in recovery practices, …

Nutrition

Revealing Photo Series Documents School Lunches Around the World

Around 32 million children in the US eat cafeteria food every weekday, and most of these students consume over half their daily calories at school. With this in mind, it's clear that school cafeterias are becoming crucial in the fight against childhood obesity. Sweetgreen–a chain of salad …

Food

The Right Way to Do Rowing Sprints for a Faster Time

How to burn more calories and smoke your gym buddy in a 2K rowing showdown<p>Indoor rowing is the ultimate calorie-burning, muscle-forging winter cardio workout. Try the ultimate power endurance test: the 2,000-meter rowing time trial.<p>To win against your buddy, train doing 60-second rowing sprints. …

7 Outstanding Language-Learning Apps and Websites

Speaking the local language--or at least knowing some basic phrases--is one of the best ways for travelers to tap into foreign cultures. In countries where English isn't widely spoken, it's essential to learn some key words and phrases, but even in places with an abundance of English speakers, …

China ivory craze kills 100,000 elephants

China's skyrocketing appetite for ivory is leading to the unsustainable slaughter of African elephants.<p>As prices for precious ivory goods have surged in China, the number of poached elephants has also escalated. Iain Douglas-Hamilton, founder of Save the Elephants, said 100,000 African elephants …

50 Recipe Projects to Tackle This Weekend

Epic moussaka, layers of lasagna, tamales, soup dumplings, and more recipes that are worth the work.<p>Are you counting down to the weekend and/or a nice long break from work? You're probably planning on going to a museum, cleaning your house, or catching up on your favorite TV shows. But why not …

Cooking

How to Create Your Own High-Intensity Workout Plan

High-intensity workouts are popular for a reason: They work. So it's not surprising that more and more CrossFit gyms—packed with shirtless men and …

This 2,000-Year-Old Bulgarian Fortress Will Take You Back in Time

Built by the Romans during the first through third centuries, the Belogradchik Fortress sits a short distance from the northwestern Bulgarian town of -- you guessed it -- Belogradchik.<p>The fortress has survived some of the world's greatest empires, from the Roman to the Byzantine. Much of what …

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Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold. I remember saying something like “I feel a bit …

Los Angeles

NK leaders accused of crimes against humanity

North Korea's regime is committing crimes against humanity including the extermination, starvation and enslavement of its population, and its leadership should be hauled before an international court, a UN-mandated inquiry team has said.<p>The UN Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in North Korea …

16 Slow-Cooking Recipes for a Slow Weekend

There are the nights when dinner can't come fast enough—when we need a hot meal on the table in less time than it takes to watch an episode of TV in our pajamas (and when we proceed to watch 5 episodes after that). On such nights, we pat ourselves on the back for the fact that we cooked at all.<p>And …

This stunning underwater shot made our list of the best travel photos for January. Check out the full gallery here: http://on.natgeo.com/1iV9Sqb Photograph by Patrik Gustafsson, National Geographic Your Shot

Researchers Exhume 55 Bodies at Notorious Reform School

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Researchers in Florida exhumed 55 bodies from the campus of the Dozier School for Boys, a reform …

10 Winter Pastas

On days like these -- when cold snow creeps over the tops of our boots and we're glad to be packed into a crowded subway car simply for the heat -- very few things make us warm <i>and</i> happy. Hot chocolate is too fleeting, our favorite winter hats are weathered, and by the time we get home all we want …

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Cops who beat homeless man to death walk free

Kelly Thomas, schizophrenic and homeless, cried for his dad as he was beaten. His assaulters were found not guilty<p>Kelly Thomas, a homeless man who suffered from schizophrenia, died in hospital in 2011. He had beaten, tasered and kicked to death by cops from the Fullerton County Police Department …