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The Latest: "Baby Donald" blimp flies over Edinburgh march

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on protests against President Donald Trump's visit to Britain (all times local):<p>3:15 p.m.<p>The last of the thousands of anti-Trump protesters in Edinburgh have arrived at The Meadows, a park in the Scottish capital where a giant balloon depicting President Donald Trump as an …

No Fly Zone

Israel-Gaza Border Violence Flares With Mortar Fire, Airstrike

Violence flared along the volatile Israel-Gaza Strip border early Saturday, with Palestinian militants firing volleys of mortars and rockets and the …

Israel

Trump blames Obama for Russian hacking of Democratic email server

LONDON – President Donald Trump blamed his predecessor Saturday for not doing more to prevent and punish Russia's cyber attack on Democratic email servers in an attempt to influence the 2016 presidential election.<p>"The stories you heard about the 12 Russians yesterday took place during the Obama …

Donald Trump

How to Make Your Own Free Embroidery Pattern (and Download Others for Free)

If you've taken up cross-stitching, knitting, crocheting, or beading, you've probably worked off other patterns, and there will surely come a time when you wish you could design your own. Maybe you want to transform your puppy's photo into a masterpiece or are looking for contemporary designs that …

Composting 101: How To Create Compost That Works Like Rocket Fuel For Your Garden

Nature is the ultimate recycler. When we compost organic matter, we’re really just mimicking the process that occurs naturally on the forest floor: …

250+ Free Art Books You Can Get on Getty Museum’s Virtual Library

The Getty Museum has been a leader in championing free online art resources for years, in order to stimulate new research and educate the public about its collection. Aside from the thousands of images from the Getty Museum available online, did you know that Getty Publications has their own …

It's Not an Act

It’s no longer possible to pretend that President Trump is simply playing at bigotry, hypocrisy, and detachment from reality.<p>Over the past 24 hours, President Trump has delivered a concentrated dose of misinformation, self-sabotage, hypocrisy, and bigotry that stands out even by the standards of …

The electricity used to mine bitcoin this year is bigger than the annual usage of 159 countries

LONDON — The amount of energy used by computers "mining" bitcoin so far this year is greater than the annual usage of almost 160 countries, according to new research.<p>Research by energy tariff comparison service PowerCompare.co.uk shows that the amount of energy expended mining bitcoin globally has …

A Voice of Hate in America’s Heartland

<i>This article has drawn significant feedback, most of it sharply critical. Read a response from The Times’s national editor here. And the reporter offers his thoughts on covering white nationalists here.</i><p>HUBER HEIGHTS, Ohio — Tony and Maria Hovater were married this fall. They registered at Target. …

Alt-America: the time for talking about white terrorism is now

As Alt-America has grown, especially online, so has the violence that inevitably accompanies it: acts of domestic terrorism, hate crimes, and threats of civil war backed by a wave of citizen militias<p>In the days before he walked into Charleston’s Mother Emanuel church with a gun and murdered nine …

Rights & Freedoms

A 400-year-old Mesoamerican map of Spanish colonization is now online for all to see

The Codex Quetzalecatzin, a manuscript dating back to the late 1500s, sounds like an artifact from an <i>Indiana Jones</i> movie. Essentially an ancient map of an area including present-day Mexico City and Puebla, it was created during a period when both Spanish colonizers and indigenous people were using …

Mexico City

Donald Trump’s Obsession With Time Magazine Makes Almost Too Much Sense

The now-fading publication evokes a distinct 20th-century kind of wealth and influence—like the Plaza Hotel and Elaine’s on the Upper East Side.<p>If you had to pick the year <i>Time</i> magazine’s “person of the year” jumped the shark, you’d probably start with 2006. That was when <i>Time</i> looked at the rise of …

The Legendary All-In-One-Pot Pasta Gets a Fall Refresh

Slow cookers, soup pots, and casserole dishes have been dusted off in households across the United States. For me, cold weather conjures thoughts of cozy meals that hit big on flavor, with minimal effort. Enter the one-pot pasta. The idea comes from Martha Stewart, and I gravitated toward it …

Trump touts busy day of meetings – then appears to play golf

Donald Trump appears to have headed straight to the golf course on the first day of his Thanksgiving trip to Mar-a-Lago in Florida – despite his staff insisting only an hour and a half earlier that he had “a full schedule of meetings and phone calls” all day.<p>The president flew to Florida for the …

Donald Trump

21 Weird Garden Remedies That Might Make You Look Crazy But That Actually Work

Organic gardeners will often go to any length to keep their plants happy and safe, but without the use of harmful chemical fertilizers and pesticides.<p>…

How to Take a Class From Harvard—and Over 800 Other Universities—for Free

Ever wish you'd had time to take that interesting class at university, but could never fit it into your schedule? Or, perhaps you're simply a curious individual who loves learning. The rise of MOOCS—massive open online courses—is a great place to get university-level learning from the comfort of …

Russian nuclear facility denies it is source of high radioactivity levels

Greenpeace calls for investigation after levels of ruthenium-106 in atmosphere near Urals site found to be 986 times norm<p>A secretive Russian nuclear facility has denied it was behind high atmospheric concentrations of the radioactive isotope ruthenium-106, after Russia’s meteorological service …

Nuclear Energy

The Nationalist's Delusion

Trump’s supporters backed a time-honored American political tradition, disavowing racism while promising to enact a broad agenda of discrimination.<p>THIRTY YEARS AGO, nearly half of Louisiana voted for a Klansman, and the media struggled to explain why.<p>It was 1990 and David Duke, the former grand …

Political Science

Traveling Illustrator Captures London’s Historic Pubs as Cut-Out Pen and Ink Drawings

Earlier this year, we introduced you to London-based illustrator Maxwell Tilse, who combines his love of drawing with his passion for traveling. Originally from Sydney, Australia, the 23-year-old travels Europe, documenting each city he visits with beautifully detailed pen and ink sketches. Now, as …

The incredible shrinking presidency of Donald Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> In the past 7 days, President Trump has attacked the following people -- and institutions -- on Twitter:<p>* LaVar Ball<p>* LiAngelo Ball<p>* Cody Riley<p>* Jalen Hill<p>* Marshawn Lynch<p>* Jeff Flake<p>* Hillary Clinton<p>* Al Franken<p>* The New York Times<p>* CNN<p>Three of those people are college freshmen at UCLA. …

Donald Trump

This Paint Trick Makes Rooms Look Much More Expensive

I spend a lot of time looking at pictures of kitchens, and I see some really, really expensive designs. Not everyone can afford marble countertops or …

U.S. diplomats accuse Tillerson of breaking child soldiers law | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal documents reviewed by …

Middle East

Worries of water contamination

An oil spill in South Dakota that leaked thousands of gallons of highly polluting oil could damage the environment more than the company has let on.<p>TransCanada shut down a portion of its highly contested Keystone Pipeline, which transports oil from the Canadian tar sands to refineries in the U.S., …

This $40 million robotic 'plantscraper' will feed over 5,000 people per year

By 2050, the world's population is expected to swell to 9.6 billion, with around 66% living in urban areas. This projection is leaving many cities wondering how they will feed all those people.<p>A Swedish food-tech company called Plantagon is proposing that cities consider building what it calls …

Week 26: Donald Jr. and WikiLeaks Talk Dirty

Once again, the younger Trump proves himself eager to peddle the fruits of some Made in Moscow oppo.<p>If we've learned anything from months of scandal reporting, the Russians set their sights on two types of people wandering the halls of Trump Tower. There were the self-promoters like Michael Flynn …

Donald Trump

House and Senate Panel Pass Tax Bill in Major Step Toward Overhaul

WASHINGTON — With 227 Republican votes, the House passed the most sweeping tax overhaul in three decades on Thursday, taking a significant leap forward as lawmakers seek to enact $1.5 trillion in tax cuts for businesses and individuals and deliver the first major legislative achievement of …

Republicans

Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota

<b>(CNN) —</b> A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, the pipeline's operator, TransCanada, said.<p>Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning, and officials are investigating the cause of the leak, which occurred about three miles southeast of the …

Environment

Papadopoulos claimed Trump phone call and larger campaign role

In interviews with a Greek newspaper last year, the former Trump campaign adviser boasted of conversations with Trump and a 'blank check' promise of a future U.S. government job.<p>George Papadopoulos claimed last year that Donald Trump telephoned him to discuss his new position as a foreign policy …

US Navy admits aircrew drew penis in the sky

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> In case there was any doubt, the US Navy has confirmed that there is "zero training value" in drawing penises in the sky.<p>Navy officials were faced with an unusual controversy after residents of Okanogan County, Washington noticed a sky drawing many said looked like male genitalia …

aircrew

How to Make Your Kitchen Feel Brand-New—Martha Stewart Tells All

Upgrading a kitchen can be daunting for a few reasons: It's not something most of us do often, it feels more permanent than swapping out pillows …

Kitchens