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Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly is defending an alleged effort by top White House adviser Jared Kushner to create back-channel communications with Russia as a "good thing," while the Trump administration sought to quell mounting questions over secret ties to the Kremlin.<p>Speaking on Sunday's …

45 Years After Pink Flamingos, John Waters Says the Midnight Movie Is “Dead”

But a new crop of cult classics and nostalgic favorites may say otherwise.<p><i>“Why stay home at midnight? What are you going to see there?”</i> —The trailer for <i>Pink Flamingos</i><p>Forty-five years ago, John Waters’ <i>Pink Flamingos</i> premiered at the Baltimore Film Festival. Eventually, it would become the midnight …

Horror

Kellyanne’s Alternative Universe

Will the truth ever catch up with Trump’s most skilled spin artist?<p>Even in triumph, Kellyanne Conway nursed a grudge. As she reflected on Donald Trump’s November victory, she made clear that she hadn’t forgotten how people treated her back when they thought she was a sure loser. Their attitude …

Donald Trump

Your New Cheddar Bae: One-Bowl, Make-Ahead, Garlicky Buttermilk Drop Biscuits

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Maybe it's just all my memories of dining out as a kid, but nothing goes with a big bowl of chowder quite like a fluffy cheddar biscuit. To my mind, they shouldn't be as buttery as a classic biscuit: a little less rich so they don't compete with the creamy broth, …

Breakfast

U.S.’s Most Expensive Home Hits Market at $250M

The 38,000-square-foot mansion is in Los Angeles’ tony Bel Air neighborhood<p>With a whopping $250 million price tag, a Bel Air spec home being revealed …

This digestive tracker can help you control your farts

LAS VEGAS — Nothing can stop you in your tracks faster than a bad case of the tummy rumbles.<p>We've all had an unfortunate bout of indigestion but this …

Wellness

Red Wine: Good or Bad?

The health benefits of red wine have been debated for some time.Many believe that a glass each day is a valuable part of a healthy diet, while others …

The Obama-Biden bond is among the strongest in White House history

President Obama and Vice President Biden ride in the motorcade on the way to the signing of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. (Pete Souza/The White House)<p>When Barack Obama arrived in Washington in 2005, the freshman senator from Illinois took his place in the very last …

The Only 3 Pasta Brands Worth Buying, According to a Top Chef

It's understandable why packet pasta is a go-to midweek meal of choice for busy women, but when most of the ingredients are ready-made, the dish can …

Top Chef

Basic banana bread

A simple banana bread recipe is a quick way to make a new kitchen smell like home.<p>I've been settling into a new family life that includes navigating …

Paid leave reality check: What are the chances of a national law?

<b>(CNN) —</b> For the first time in a presidential campaign, both the Democratic and Republican nominees have put forward plans calling for mandated paid leave.<p>While Donald Trump's proposal covers only mothers and is not as expansive as Hillary Clinton's plan, it still represents the first time a …

WikiLeaks reveals the real Huma Abedin

Neither simply body woman or scheduler, Clinton’s long-time aide acts as shield, translator, and history keeper.<p>Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti was frustrating Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta last year, dangling the possibility of an endorsement and then wavering about his …

10 Best Dressed: Week of October 17, 2016

An autumnal chill has brought a return of the graphic and glamorous to global red carpets. Jennifer Connelly rocked a nod to New Wave look straight from the Spring 2017 Louis Vuitton catwalk, while Ellie Bamber (in Tom Ford) offered a young Hollywood interpretation of throwback glamour. And while …

New York City

Pink, Carey Hart's daughter Willow is cooler than all of us at first BMX race

It seems 5-year-old Willow Sage Hart has borrowed a few things from her parents, singer Pink and BMX pro Carey Hart.<p>Willow suited up for her first BMX race yesterday ... pairing her dad's favorite pastime with her mom's signature color!<p>The impossibly-cool-and-tough vibe, we think, comes from both …

Interior Design Ideas, Redecorating & Remodeling Photos

Ivanka Trump's Hiking Outfit Is 300x More Glam Than Your Average Human's

Maybe it’s her perfectly straight hair like spun gold, her articulate oratory skills or her effortlessly coordinated ensembles, but Ivanka Trump …

Democratic debate: CNN's Reality Check team inspects the claims

<b>(CNN) —</b> The Democratic candidates for president gathered in New Hampshire Thursday for their fifth debate, and CNN's Reality Check team spent the night putting their statements and assertions to the test.<p>The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN listened throughout the debate, …

What 'progressive' means to Hillary Clinton vs. What 'progressive' means to Bernie Sanders

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders kicked off their first one-on-one Democratic primary debate with a prolonged exchange over the definition of what makes a progressive "progressive".<p>Clinton went first. After running back Sanders' attacks on her, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow asked, "Why should …

Donald Trump commits to next Fox News debate

Days after refusing to commit, Donald Trump now says he will attend next month's Fox News Republican debate.<p>"I'll be there. I have no objection to being there," Trump told Newsmax TV on Friday.<p>Trump also said that his decision to skip the network's January 28 debate was due to a taunting public …

Who is Henry Kissinger?

<b>(CNN) —</b> A surprise guest gate crashed Thursday's Democratic debate: Henry Kissinger.<p>In a blast from the 1970s that must have left many young Democratic voters bewildered, the former foreign policy guru to President Richard Nixon took an unexpected, starring role in an exchange between Bernie …

Democratic debate: Clinton embraces Obama

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton wants Bernie Sanders to know she's got President Barack Obama's back.<p>Much of the debate lacked the bitterness of earlier forums as Clinton and Sanders laid out differences on policy questions. But the confrontation during the PBS "NewsHour" Democratic debate simulcast on CNN …

Joe Scarborough-Donald Trump friendship increasing source of discomfort at NBC

Last November, MSNBC's Joe Scarborough sat on stage at the 92nd Street Y in New York and recounted the various times he had given Donald Trump political advice.<p>"I've actually called him up and said, 'Donald, listen, you need to speak in complete sentences at debates," Scarborough said. "After the …

Apple iOS 9 Update: Now Search Flipboard from Spotlight

Apple’s iOS 9 is coming, and among its enhancements is an improved Spotlight search. We’ve optimized Flipboard for iOS 9 so you can use Spotlight search for everything you follow on Flipboard. That means finding your favorite magazines, topics and stories faster. Quickly reference anything you …

One pan of tomato sauce, four hearty meals

Everyone has their own recipe for tomato sauce, shaped by taste, influences and practice<p>Long before I moved to Italy, tomato sauce was my most faithful get-ahead panful. It was a mix of recipes: my mum’s (no doubt inspired by Elizabeth David and Jane Grigson), Claudia Roden’s, Anna del Conte’s, The …

Italian Food

FAO Schwarz closes: Read Fortune’s 1940 story about its rise

<i>F.A.O. Schwarz, the iconic toy store on Manhattan’s Fifth Avenue, will close its doors on Wednesday, felled by high rents in a prime shopping</i> …

5 Effective Tips For Lowering Your Home Renovation Charges

Professionals of restoration companies say that timely home renovations can help you take care of your house. These necessary maintenance jobs will …

Hillary's shadow

After years as the former secretary of state’s loyal assistant, Huma Abedin is emerging as a campaign power center of her own.<p>Hillary Clinton had just wrapped a campaign event in the warehouse of the Smuttynose Brewery in New Hampshire in May, when the crowd began crushing in, reaching out for …

Government