Mark Skiles

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After Paris attacks, search widens for accomplices

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's a question that's been burning ever since the moment gunmen stormed the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo: Are there other attackers out there?<p>It's very likely, French Prime Minister Manuel Valls said.<p>"We are doing everything we can to dismantle what appears to be a network. ... No doubt …

Is Your Body Made For Running?

Even though running is the simplest and most convenient fitness activity, it's not for everyone, and some of us should probably avoid it altogether.<p>I've tried to run. In high school I ran to get ready for football. In college I ran middling distances because … well, I'm not sure why. It seemed like …

The Secret To The Best Baked Ziti In The World

Working as a food editor in the East Village of NYC is much like being a kid in a candy store. Eating out is how we research, and the lower part of Manhattan has an insanely high concentration of great restaurants to eat at -- er, we mean research. There's the roasted duck at Momofuku Ssam; …

Avengers: Age of Ultron synopsis confirms Avengers will be doing superhero things

Like suckers, we’ve been using our powers of deduction and imagination to craft an idea of what <i>Avengers: Age Of Ultron</i> will be about (besides the …

Marvel Universe

US man imprisoned in Yemen makes emotional plea: 'They're gonna kill me in here'

An American citizen, who has been missing inside the prison system of Yemen for seven months, has made contact with his wife in a furtive phone call during which he alleged that his US-allied captors are torturing him and may kill him.<p>Sharif Mobley, 30, whose lawyers consider him to be disappeared, …

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The 5 Saddest MMA Stories of 2014

There are many shades of blue in the sadness rainbow. Sometimes, it's characterized by a minor disappointment. Other times, it's full-blown grief.<p>So far in 2014, MMA has seen sad stories of every stripe, from disappointments in the cage to genuine human tragedies outside it. MMA is just kind of …

three-ingredient summertime salsa

There’s nothing worth eating in Texas that Lisa Fain can’t teach you to make better in your own kitchen, from perfect, simple carnitas, kolaches, and …

SDCC '14 Day Two: X-Men's Cerebro, Cosplay, and More

This is what you wanted to see at SDCC '14.<p>It's day two of San Diego Comic-Con, and we're still trying to see everything that the show has to offer. …

Murderer turned stock picker is ‘Oracle of San Quentin’

Every day, Curtis Carroll dons blue, state-issue jail garb. Every night, he sleeps in a cement cell. At 35, he has spent his entire adulthood behind …

Investing

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

Ricky Gervais Tells A Story About How He Learned To Write

<i>Note: This article is included in our year-end storytelling advice round-up.</i><p>Anyone who reads (nay, <i>experiences</i>), Co.Create with any regularity will recognize storytelling as one of the throughlines. Whether we’re talking about marketing or movies, storytelling is one of the most mentioned words, one …

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Healthy Eating

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

Father's Day, Table for One

My father taught me how to split and butter a baked potato so it ends up fluffy, how to dry a Chevrolet Impala after you’ve washed it so your towel …

Hung Up

CHOW contributor, Justin Bolois, uncovers this summer's most epic dessert - the #churro #icecream sandwich! We'll take a dozen. bit.ly/1qcCWg2

You're Eating It Wrong: Korean BBQ

June 2014

Vegas shooters ID'd, planned to put swastika 'on every cop we kill'

Officials on Monday identified Jerad and Amanda Miller, a young married couple from Indiana who acquaintances said grew increasingly disillusioned with police and government officials, as the shooters in the rampage that left two police officers and a Wal-Mart shopper dead.<p>The couple, who police …

The True Origins of ‘X-Men’

It was mid-1963, and Stan Lee was on a roll. In a mad burst of invention, he and star artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko had just birthed the …

Nigeria army 'knows where Boko Haram are holding girls'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1080000/1080064_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534165681_2794ae1c44b6309af981b2bebb728070<p><b>The Nigerian military says it know where the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram are but will not attempt a rescue.</b><p>Nigeria's Chief of Defence Staff said it …

Africa

After Ukraine election, turmoil continues in east

Petro Poroshenko has yet to be declared winner of Ukraine's presidential election, but the challenges facing the presumed new leader were on dauntingly full display Monday.<p>Pro-Russia gunmen who claim control of nearly 15% of the country invaded the international airport in Donetsk after thwarting …

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50 Influential Photographs That Changed Human History

1 of 51<p>Family members pass Kosovar refugee Agim Shala, 2, through a barbed wire fence into the hands of grandparents at an Albania camp, March 1999.<p>2 …

Marvel Death: Major Character Set to Die In the Comics

Twenty years ago, when a character died in comic books, it was a big deal. Now, it’s pretty obvious very few people in comic books who are killed …

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