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How To Make Peanut Butter Protein Balls With Only 5 Ingredients

With this fast recipe, you'll never have to miss out on the most important meal of the day.<p>January 07, 2018<p>You are running late for class, and have …

Discover a Colorado Ghost Town with a Beating Heart

<i>By Steven Piccione</i><p><i>Uptop, Colorado, was settled in 1877, but remains a ghost town outside La Veta.</i><p>When you hear the term "ghost town," you probably imagine a diminishing population, failing industries, and bleak economic fortunes. That's why the story of Uptop, Colorado -- a 40-acre settlement, …

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Idaho: Experience the Wild Side of the Sawtooths

<b>Climb, float, and soak among the serrated peaks of south-central Idaho.</b><p><b>What Is It?</b> A varied weekend full of high-adrenaline adventure starts with a quick boat ride across Redfish Lake. This shuttle ushers you to some of the best hiking and climbing in the state. After a short trek up the glacially …

Atlantic City Will Soon Disappear Alongside Its Casino Economy

As Beach Boys music blared from casino speakers and leathery tourists ambled along the boardwalk, vendor Mohammad Haroon sized up the prospects of …

Remains found in Mexico identified as those of missing American

Human remains found in two plastic bags near a beach in southwestern Mexico have been identified as those of Harry Devert, a New Yorker who left his job as a trader in finance for a transcontinental motorcycle journey from the United States to Latin America, Mexican authorities said.<p>Devert, 32, …

How the 'Netflix of books' won over the publishing industry (Q&A)

Oyster has grown its library of books available to its all-you-can-eat subscribers to more than 100,000 titles. CEO Eric Stromberg told CNET how it happened, and how the company is changing the world of reading.<p>The world in which people have to rent movies one at a time from a video store, or buy …

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Solo Transatlantic Expedition: Kayaker Declines Rescue

Changing Planet<p><i>Aleksander Doba, a 67-year-old retired engineer and Polish kayaker, is about 900 miles from Florida’s coast—steadily paddling on a solo, unsupported expedition across the Atlantic Ocean. He has been making his way across the 4,700 nautical miles of ocean between Lisbon, Portugal and</i> …

How Vaccine Fears Fueled The Resurgence Of Preventable Diseases

Credit: Adam Cole/NPR with data from the Council on Foreign Relations<p>For most of us, measles and whooping cough are diseases of the past. You get a few shots as a kid and then hardly think about them again.<p>But that's not the case in all parts of the world — not even parts of the U.S.<p>As an …

100 Best Albums of the '90s

From Moby to Nirvana, the records that defined a decade<p>The Nineties as a musical era started late and ended early — kicked in by the scritchy-scratch …

The 2015 Ford F-150 will change your junkyard forever

Wait, an aluminum door costs how much?<p>Most of the public look to salvage yards as a place to get cheap parts from junk cars. While true, they're really the first stop in the enormous business of vehicle recycling. Though the prices from a consumer perspective are impossibly low, it's much more than …

Aluminum vs steel: New car metals battle over improved weight reduction, fuel economy

Mustang versus Camaro. BMW versus Mercedes. Camry versus Accord. These are among the biggest rivalries in the automobile world.<p>Get ready for the next epic battle: aluminum versus steel.<p>"This has become a real competition," said Golam Newaz, an automotive materials engineer at Wayne State University …

Ex-agent: Ryan Leaf sabotaged draft

It's a plot twist the writers of "Jerry Maguire" missed.<p>But it undoubtedly won't be overlooked in the major motion picture that tells the story of …

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Associated Press News

A Union For Home Health Aides Brings New Questions To Supreme Court

<b>Listen · 5:33</b><p><b>Toggle more options</b><p><b>Download</b>• <b><br>Transcript</b><p>The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments Tuesday in an Illinois case that could drive a stake through the heart of public employee unions.<p>At issue are two questions: whether states may recognize a union to represent health care workers who care for …

Japanese Government Defends Dolphin Hunt As Killing Goes On

His nation's annual dolphin hunt "is a form of traditional fishing in our country," Japanese government spokesman Yoshihide Suga says in response to criticism of the practice from Caroline Kennedy, the new U.S. ambassador in Tokyo.<p>"We will explain Japan's position to the American side," the chief …

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell Completes His Epic Political Fall

Bob Mc­Don­nell’s only been out of of­fice for 10 days, but his post-gubernat­ori­al life is already off to a rough start.<p>On Tues­day, fed­er­al …

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How Companies Trick You into Thinking You’re Buying a Premium Product

Even as middle class consumers are tightening their budgets, companies are finding ways to tout “everyday luxury” products—from food to shampoo—that …

Lisa Ann Took An OK State Freshman To The AVNs After He Name-Checked Her In A College Gameday Sign

Pictured above is porn star Lisa Ann and Oklahoma State freshman Matt McGann, who Lisa Ann took as her date to the AVNs over the weekend. They met on Twitter when McGann name-checked her in a sign on ESPN’s College Gameday, which read “Baylor’s defense has more holes to fill than Lisa Ann.”<p>To a …

Northeast getting slammed with cold, snow as winter storm intensifies

The nation’s capital was at a standstill Tuesday evening as snow continued falling at a rate of about an inch an hour — while commuters across the Northeast struggled to get home through blizzard-like conditions and snow coming down harder and faster than many people expected.<p>The wintry wallop …

Katy Perry Talks Weed, Aliens, Her Virginity and More

Pop star opens up in a revealing new interview<p>Since releasing <i>Prism</i> this past October, Katy Perry has been consistently in the news. Maybe not at the …

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The Best Cars For Commuters 2014

Driving to work used to be a much simpler equation. In 1960, there were 74,431,800 registered highway vehicles in the United States, traveling on 1,230,000 miles of paved roads. As of 2011 (the most recent year for which figures are available), 253,108,389 vehicles compete for space on 2,605,000 …

Donald Cerrone Says He's 'Broke,' Wants 6 Fights in 2014

Donald Cerrone may have difficulties with impulse control.<p>Despite spending years as a lightweight contender in the UFC and WEC—and netting more than his share of lucrative post-fight bonuses along the way—"Cowboy" is broke and needs to refill his coffers. And for Cerrone, that means fighting as …

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NASCAR’s reported changes to Chase, points formats a step too far

NASCAR wants to emphasize winning, but at what cost as the proposed changes are overreaching and excessive.<p>As NASCAR sought ways to pique fans' interests and recapture what has been a diminishing audience -- both on television and in person -- a popular refrain uttered by NASCAR CEO Brian France …

Oregon fugitive arrested in Montana after 15-year manhunt

A man suspected of faking his death in a fishing accident 15 years ago to avoid a trial on child sex-abuse charges has been arrested, the Oregon State Police said Friday.<p>Daniel Clement Chafe, 55, was taken into custody Wednesday in Bozeman, Mont., where he had been living under a different name, …

In Alaska's wilds, the mystic hiker's bus draws pilgrims to danger and death

The old bus in which Chris McCandless died in 1992 in the interior of Alaska – made famous in Jon Krakauer's book <i>Into the Wild</i> and later in the Sean Penn film of the same name – long ago lost its windows to souvenir hunters.<p>A plaque inside the bus, installed by his family, commemorates his life. A …

Super Bowl on guard for human trafficking criminals

The hordes of people flocking to this year's Super Bowl might be an attractive target for human traffickers looking to make new clients<p>NEW YORK — Thousands of fans will descend on New York and New Jersey for Super Bowl XLVIII — and experts say human traffickers will be lurking behind them.<p>The …

Vigilantes hold Mexico town, tenuously, after driving out cartel

MEXICO UNDER SIEGE<p>Vigilantes hold Mexico town, tenuously, after driving out cartel<p>Days after ragtag 'self-defense' fighters chased the Knights Templar drug gang from Nueva Italia in Michoacan state, many residents are grateful, hopeful and worried about what might happen next.<p>January 19, 2014|By …

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US attorney inquiry into Christie widens

The New Jersey mayor who publicly claimed this weekend that Gov. Chris Christie’s administration tried to withhold hurricane relief funds met Sunday …