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93-count indictment on sex trafficking charges revealed against Backpage founders

PHOENIX — The U.S. Attorney's Office here unsealed indictments Monday against seven people associated with Backpage, officially charging that the classified advertising website operated as a thinly veiled and lucrative online brothel.<p>Among the two named in the 93-count indictment are the …

Corruption

Lithium-Silicon Batteries Could Give Your Phone 30% More Power

A new battery technology could increase the power packed into phones, cars, and smartwatches by 30% or more within the next few years. The new …

Electric Vehicles

Indian partners hawk dinner talk with Trump Jr for $39,000

NEW DELHI (AP) — Want an evening out in India with Donald Trump Jr.? Sorry, even if you have an extra $39,000 it's probably too late to buy a "conversation and dinner" with the eldest son of the American president.<p>For over a week, full-page newspaper ads promised a Friday night dinner with Trump …

Donald Trump

I tested Lively’s new strapless bralette, and here’s how it held up

Very few, if any, garments are less confidence-inducing than a bralette (in my opinion). Though you can find some that will (moderately) support your …

Brothers Recreate Their Childhood Photos as a Surprise for Their Mother

The brothers, Matt and Evan Breslow decided to recreate three photos as a surprise for their mother in 2012, it was such a success and they did four …

I'm a Republican. What on Earth Is Wrong With My Party?

I am a Republican in the era of Donald Trump, and I am emotionally depleted by the constant cruelty of the President of the United States.<p>I’ve told …

National Security Council

New Orleans Beignets

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Make the yeast mixture: Combine yeast, 1/2 cup warm water, and 1 tsp. granulated sugar in bowl of a heavy-duty stand mixer; let …

Dessert

Killer Potato Latkes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>In a medium saucepan, cover the Yukon Gold potatoes with cool water, season generously with salt and bring to a boil. Cook the …

Andrew Zimmern

A Stollen That’s Just Right

The argument against stollen — the sweet German Christmas bread made with fruit, nuts and frequently marzipan — is that it’s often quite dry. But not in the hands of Zachary Golper, the baker and an owner of Bien Cuit in Brooklyn. He bakes a broad cushion of dough covered in sugar that’s decadently …

Grand Central Station

Lazy Dinners That Only Require One Skillet

Sounds pretty amazing.<p>The holiday season is busy, and we know you don’t have a second to spare on that calendar. That’s where these one-skillet meals …

Cooking

Here’s the difference between rose oil and rosehip oil—plus why you need both, TBH

Any time I spot a skin-care product with rose on the ingredient list, I’m instantly enamored and cannot resist adding the toner, cleanser, cream, …

The Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Month-by-Month

Cheapest Fruits and Vegetables Month-by-Month<p>Buy Produce in Season for the Best Price and Taste<p>Updated July 02, 2017<p>An easy way to save on fruits and …

Food

The 50/30/20 Budget: What It Is and Why You Need It

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, then the good news is, you're</i> …

Personal Finance

We May Finally Have a Way of Mass Producing Graphene

The Miracle Material for All<p>Hailed as the future’s 2D miracle material, graphene has remarkable applications. Graphene is essentially a one-atom …

Nanotech

Scientists unleash graphene’s innate superconductivity

Already renowned for its potential to revolutionize everything from light bulbs and dental fillings through to semiconductors and motorcycle helmets, …

Nanotech

iPhone maker Foxconn signals $7bn US investment

<b>The chief executive of Taiwan's technology giant Foxconn has confirmed his company is considering setting up a new plant in the United States.</b><p>Terry Gou told reporters the investment might exceed $7bn (£5.7bn).<p>The investment by a major supplier of Apple Inc would be likely to generate thousands of …

Terry Gou

This is the coolest tote bag ever, AND it raises money for Planned Parenthood

When House Speaker Paul Ryan announced on Thursday that the GOP plans to repeal all federal funding for Planned Parenthood, the public responded …

3 Stocks You Can Buy Cheaper Than Warren Buffett Did

Iconic investor Warren Buffett has become one of the wealthiest people in the world by identifying value in the stock market. In a nutshell, Buffett …

The 6 Essential Local Small Business Associations You Should Belong To

If you’re an entrepreneur, you’re probably used to going it alone. You live and breathe your small business: you’re responsible for every big success, and you decide how to try overcoming each obstacle you face.<p>That doesn’t mean other people can’t help you, though. Local associations are an …

Small Business

Tiny houses in 2016: more tricked-out and eco-friendly

Possibilities are endless even in a tiny house<p>Another year in our housing-crunched yet sustainability-minded world means another year of folks exploring down-sized lifestyles in tiny homes. Used for everything from housing the homeless to short-term rentals to, yes, full-time residences, these …

18 One-Pot Chicken and Rice Dishes for an All-in-One Meal

When it comes to making dinner, you’d traditionally have a protein, a starch and vegetables all on one plate. That also means you’re going to have *loads* of dishes to do, and that’s just <i>not</i> going to fly for a regular ol’ weeknight meal. There are plenty of one-pot dishes that can be made in a cast …

Cooking

The Netflix Travel Documentaries You Need to Watch Now

Sometimes a spot of television is all that's needed to help stoke even the most dormant of wanderlust.<p>While Netflix, the popular video-streaming …

Climbing

The 4 Best Stocks to Buy for a Market-Beating 2017

With the holiday season officially upon us, a month of eating, drinking and spending is sure to have its consequences. But that doesn’t mean you …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

We know more about the asteroid that killed the dinosaurs, and this new info is INTENSE

Sixty-six million years after their extinction, the world remains fascinated with dinosaurs. Thanks to a recent study, we know more about the …

What is the Future of Trade Finance?

The global shortage of available trade financing poses a huge risk to economic development and international trade; however, new technologies are …

Thought Leadership

5 Tips To Prevent Back Pain

Back pain is one of the most common health issues. In fact, 4 out of 5 people experience lower back pain at some point in their lives. It is one of …

Wellness