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On policies, Ted Cruz shifts his stance to suit a fractured GOP

The Texas Republican, the first major presidential candidate to formally declare a bid, is one ot the last three candidates, along with Donald Trump and John Kasich, left in the race.<p>Looking back at the Texas senator’s presidential bid.<p>At the start of the presidential campaign, Ted Cruz told voters …

Republicans

Common medicines tied to changes in the brain

Drugs commonly used for such problems as colds, allergies, depression, high blood pressure and heart disease have long been linked to cognitive impairment and dementia. Now researchers have some fresh evidence that may help explain the connection.<p>The drugs, known as anticholinergics, stop a …

Biomedicine

Spicy Miso Soup with Bok Choy Wontons Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Meanwhile, heat the oil in a medium frying pan with a tightfitting lid over medium heat until shimmering. Add the shallots and garlic and cook, …

Bok Choy

Three Cup Chicken

The eponymous “cups” in this recipe’s name denote equal parts soy sauce, sesame oil, and rice wine. It’s a potent, salty and savory braised chicken …

Basil

Doctors Said I Wouldn't Live Past High School Graduation. Now I'm 28 and Strong.

Carson Smith was a multi-sport athlete until she got a life-changing diagnosis.<p>The Symptoms<p>Growing up, Carson Smith was an athletic wunderkind: she ran her first 5K at age 6, she played competitive soccer and softball at age 8, and biked 25 miles at age 9. But around sixth grade, she started to …

Medicine

How to cook the perfect Chinese dumplings

Today is Chinese New Year! What better time to do dumplings? So, with prawns or do you let the pork stand alone? What’s the perfect mix of spices? And do you steam, pan-fry or boil for the perfect little parcel?<p>Happy New Year to the billion-odd people celebrating the Chinese new year. It’s the year …

Tastetrotting: Easy Vietnamese Chicken Pho with Bok Choy and Herbs (Pho Ga)

Charlie and I took two major trips together over the past few months. In retrospect, the timing was probably a little aggressive, both for our work …

Bok Choy
Cute

Chinese Dumplings

Introduction: Chinese Dumplings<p>Running out of ideas on what to serve for appetizers? Or having a deep craving for some delicious Chinese foods? Make …

Food & Dining

Car Thief Throws Brick At Mercedes: Mercedes Retaliates

Entry into the “Stupid Criminal Hall of Fame” is usually involuntary and an unwelcome accolade for car thiefs, burglars, and other unsavory …

44 Ways To Make More Money

Usually, people who want to bolster their finances trim their expenses.<p>But cutting costs only goes so far. Unless you already make a lot of money and spend like a bon vivant, most people can’t eke out that much more from their budget by decreasing expenses. Plus, the more you retrench, the more …

Joshua Bell

Homemade Taco Seasoning and Flour Torillas

In the bowl of your food processor, with blade attached, combine the flour, salt and baking powder.<p>If you are using butter cut it into small cubes …

Would-Be Robber Pulls a Gun and Forces His Way Inside an Office. Then He Meets Thor — and the Whole Thing Was Caught on Camera.

You don’t want to mess with this dog’s owner.<p>When a would-be robber pulled a gun on Justin Ireland, a gas station worker in Saco, Maine, on Tuesday, it seemed like the thief had the upper hand — until Ireland’s three-year-old pit bull-Boxer mix Thor jumped into action, the Portland Press Herald …

Crime

The real heroes of the War on Terror: 6 brave Americans who defied Bush’s torture doctrine

If it hadn’t been for a sergeant named Joseph Darby, we might never have known about the abuses at Abu Ghraib<p>Why was it again that, as President Obama said, “we tortured some folks” after the 9/11 attacks? Oh, right, because we were terrified. Because everyone knows that being afraid gives you …

Today In Creepy Privacy Policies, Samsung’s Eavesdropping TV

As the number of connected devices — aka the Internet of Things, aka the sensornet — proliferates so too does the number of devices leaning on voice recognition technology as an interface to allow for hands free control.<p>Last fall, for instance, Amazon revealed a connected speaker with a Siri-style …

Ask Stacy: What Can I Do About My High Property Taxes?

Depending on where you live, property taxes can range from a slight inconvenience to a crushing expense.<p>Here in South Florida, for example, the …

7 Reasons Your Wife Is Stressed Out All the Time

Many men come into my office complaining about their wife acting so stressed out all the time. And sometimes the words they use are not that nice. Basically, many husbands want to know: "My wife and I both work, but when I get home, it's not like a fire drill for me. For her, though, it's like the …

8 One-Minute Anxiety Relief Tools for Kids Big and Small

It took me over two decades of dealing with chronic worry to learn there is no one-size-fits-all-magic-pill solution for anxiety. I've also learned, however, there are some research-based methods that do work well for many people (including children) in a variety of situations. Since many of these …

Anti-Gay, Anti-Mormon Hate Group Sponsors Reince Priebus' RNC Israel Trip

If the National Republican Party had embraced the Ku Klux Klan or the American Nazi Party, would mainstream media pick up the story? Probably.<p>The American Family Association, sponsor of the Republican National Committee's upcoming Israel trip (organized and led by pastor David Lane), is no less …

Spicy Yakisoba

As much as I struggled with my Asian identity growing up, I have very fond memories of visiting Japan as a kid. One of my favourite activities was …

Recipes

The Mindset Shift That Transformed My Relationships

For years I was unfulfilled in my relationships. I felt like I was giving more and trying more then what I was receiving in return.<p>I was drained and tired. I read about every book in the whole "self-help" section in hopes to find the answer as to why love was so difficult for me to find in this …

He Asked 1500+ Elders For Advice On Living And Loving. Here's What They Told Him.

Karl Pillemer has spent the last several years systematically interviewing hundreds of older Americans to collect their lessons for living.<p>Pillemer admits he's an advice junkie. He's also a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University.<p>Some years ago, after turning 50, he wondered whether there is …

How To Make Miso Soup

<b>Make the dashi:</b> <i>(See step-by-step instructions:</i> <i>How To Make Dashi):</i> Combine the water and kombu in a 1-quart saucepan over medium heat. Remove the …

Tofu

21 Seriously Inspiring Ramen Noodle Recipes

Ramen Noodles are cheap yet so easy to turn into a hearty meal. Here are 21 fantastic Ramen Noodle Recipes for you to try for your next easy, …

Cooking

Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

Want to Be Happy and Successful? Choose Love Over Fear

Fear will always be part of life. But you get to decide how much.<p>Are you reaching for what you love, or running away from what you fear? The right choice can make a huge difference to your success, your sense of fulfillment, and your happiness.<p>This past spring, the comedian Jim Carrey made a …

Motivation

15 Easy Ways To Get Your Home Ready To Sell

You may <i>think</i> you know the basics when it comes to getting your home ready to sell: remove any clutter or personal effects, fix what’s broken, and stage your rooms. But buyers are a fickle lot, and they can fall in — or out — of love with a home for any number of reasons, some so subtle that the …

'The Bishop's Wife' Tracks A Killer In A Mormon Community

Writer Mette Ivie Harrison is no stranger to struggles of faith; she says she spent six years as an atheist within the Mormon church.<p>"It wasn't something that I talked about openly," she tells NPR's Eric Westervelt. "I lost my faith, and I felt like I had made a promise to my husband and my …

29 Ways to Save Hundreds on Groceries

Find the best prices, avoid sneaky store tricks, and stop impulse buys<p>Regardless of whether you’re feeding just yourself or a whole family, you …