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Yemen's al-Qaida blames Obama for hostage deaths

SANAA, Yemen (AP) — A top al-Qaida leader in Yemen on Thursday blamed President Barack Obama for the deaths last week of an American and a South …

Isis: the inside story

In the summer of 2004, a young jihadist in shackles and chains was walked by his captors slowly into the Camp Bucca prison in southern Iraq. He was nervous as two American soldiers led him through three brightly-lit buildings and then a maze of wire corridors, into an open yard, where men with …

Family: We didn't sign off on rescue try - CNN Video

Obama says Somers' life was in imminent danger

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama said Saturday he authorized the attempt to rescue American Luke Somers in Yemen because the U.S. had …

U.S. hostage in Yemen killed in rescue attempt

In the predawn hours Saturday, a team of elite U.S. commandos stepped off a tilt-rotor aircraft into the desolation of central Yemen, intent on rescuing American photojournalist Luke Somers from his militant captors.<p>The team of 40 Special Operations forces trudged more than six miles amid hills and …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

IS attacks government airbase in eastern Syria

BEIRUT (AP) — Islamic State militants launched an attack overnight on a major military air base in eastern Syria in what looked to be a push to …

8 Chef Upgrades for Roasted Potatoes

Roasted potatoes are a simple, satisfying side dish for any meal. Here are eight chef’s takes on this crowd-pleasing dish.<p>Roasted potatoes are a …

Identifying the Biases Behind Your Bad Decisions

By now the message from decades of decision-making research and recent popular books such as Daniel Kahneman’s <i>Thinking, Fast and Slow</i> should be clear: The irrational manner in which the human brain often works influences people’s decisions in ways that they and others around them fail to …

Send A Brilliant 'Fuck You' To Anyone You Know Using This Hilarious New Tool

SendAMessage<p>Because we as a civilization don’t have enough ways already to tell each other to fuck off, there’s now a brilliantly designed new tool …

Richarizard Nixon And Other U.S. Presidents As Pokémon

Now that's an unexpected combination. And if the drawings weren't enough, artist Brandon Dayton added new pun names too for these Pokémon …

10 Fancy Steak Rubs and Marinades That Go Beyond Salt and Pepper

Summer may be over, but that doesn't mean steak season has to be. As we trade our grills in for stove tops, we also re-open ourselves to a whole world of opportunity, courtesy of our fridges and kitchen cabinets. From herbs to citrus fruits to spices, there are countless ingredients we can toss …

Recipes

How to Scale and Gut a Fish

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're showing you how to prep a whole fish at home, so you can impress friends, family, and yourself.</i><p>You may be wondering: Why should I learn how to gut …

Build The Ultimate Breakfast Sandwich

Because you deserve better than the drive-thru<p>The breakfast sandwich is not inherently a bad thing. Stacking eggs, meat, and cheese between two slices of bread isn’t just delicious, it’s efficient, too (no silverware to clean!). But as more and more fast food joints have added breakfast to their …

Resilience: How to train a tougher mind

Can you learn to be mentally tougher? Emma Young investigates the science of mindfulness and other techniques promising to foster resilience in the face of extreme stress.<p>“It was one of those perfect days. I think that’s what everyone remembers. And now whenever the day’s too perfect and the sky’s …

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Mexican Fiesta Chopped Salad

This salad is colorfully healthy. We made it our own by adding our favorite nutrient-packed ingredients. Serve it at your next dinner party or toss it together for an on-the-go easy lunch.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p><b>(1 serving)</b><p>2 c baby romaine lettuce, chopped<p>1 ear sweet corn, cooked<p>1/2 c black beans, rinsed and …

7 Super-Easy Tapas Recipes

Chef José Andrés is known for two things: his incredible Spanish food and his wild, insanely fun parties. What's his secret? Keep it simple, he says. …

How to Optimize Your PC for Gaming

Gaming PCs are complex beasts that occasionally need to be tamed into submission before they're capable of performing their greatest feats. With a few simple steps, you can get the most out of your hardware and see better in-game performance as a result, and you don't have to be a tech enthusiast …

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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 …

Peanut Butter–Sriracha Toast

1 Servings<p>“The fresh herbs and scallion might seem strange, but they work. And the hot sauce? Makes anything better.” —Carla Lalli Music, food and features editor<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>Peanut butter<p>Slice of toast<p>Sliced scallion<p>Fresh cilantro leaves<p>Sriracha<p>Fresh lime juice<p>Flaky sea salt (such …

Gorgonzola Cream Sauce - Creamy Pasta Sauce Recipe with Gorgonzola, Apples, and Walnuts

Bolognese Sauce - Marcella Hazan-Inspired Meat Sauce Recipe - Rigatoni Bolognese

26 Truly Thrilling Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

Ladies and gentlemen, it's time to accessorize for soup season.