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Battleground Texas surpasses $1M

The Democratic group Battleground Texas has raised over a million dollars since its creation earlier this year, officials with the organization said.<p>The group, formed with the explicit goal of helping Democrats compete in the demographically changing Lone Star State, said it has taken in about $1.1 …

For George Zimmerman, the system worked

<b>George Zimmerman (AP/Gary W. Green)</b><p>An acquittal might’ve been legally correct, but it only happened because of who Zimmerman is and who he killed<p>Alex Pareene<p>July 15, 2013 1:40pm (UTC)<p>[<b>UPDATE -- July 15, 11:40 a.m.:</b> A sentence in the second paragraph has been added to more accurately describe …

10 Reasons You Should Be Excited About Obamacare

In the case of the law's ill-formed, long-term care program, the provision wound up being abandoned. And when it comes to state decisions to expand Medicaid, the law's provisions have been denied in many states.<p>Opponents say these steps prove the entire law was misguided and should be tossed out. …

‘No Justice’: Thousands March for Trayvon Martin

Darrell Vanterpool dresses like a lot of guys his age: low-slung skinny jeans, fitted hat, button-up shirt and a pair of skate shoes. He’s also …

I could have grown up with Trayvon Martin

As a black girl growing up in Little Rock, Ark., I learned firsthand how dangerous racial profiling could be<p>Katti Gray<p>July 15, 2013 7:47pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Crime Report, the nation’s largest criminal justice news source.<p>The department store doors have barely closed …

George Zimmerman and Weaponized Racism

In the aftermath of George Zimmerman’s acquittal for slaying Trayvon Martin, America is engaged in another anguished conversation about race. It’s an …

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Zimmerman Trial Verdict Makes Front Pages Around The World

The world was watching.

The Captured Leader Of The Zetas Cartel Is A Depraved Individual Who Reportedly Liked To 'Stew' His Victims

The 40-year-old ex-police officer and two others were detained in Anahuac , a city bordering Texas.<p>The Zetas, founded by former elite soldiers, are one of the most powerful and feared organized crime groups in Mexico. The cartel originally served as the enforcers of the Gulf Cartel, but split off …

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Is George Zimmerman white or Hispanic? That depends

<b>George Zimmerman</b><p>For white Hispanics, our privilege can always be undercut. Zimmerman bet on his whiteness — and now he’s entrapped<p>Isa Hopkins<p>July 16, 2013 11:45am (UTC)<p>In the cascade of social media responses to the verdict in the death of young, black Trayvon Martin, the racial and ethnic identity …

Zimmerman trial juror to write book

Juror B37 and her attorney husband have signed with Martin Literary Management<p>Prachi Gupta<p>July 15, 2013 4:11pm (UTC)<p>Juror B37, one of the six female jurors who found George Zimmerman not guilty for the death of Florida teen Trayvon Martin, has signed with Martin Literary Management to write a book …

JK Rowling's book ruse is a cautionary tale for unknown writers

When JK Rowling published a crime novel under a pseudonym earlier this year, she didn't have to worry about sales. The book did quite well for a …

50 Places Every Literary Fan Should Visit

If you’re like us, and you hear that you’re in an area that is home to a place that has any little bit of literary historical significance, you have …

What great writing can teach us about Trayvon Martin

<b>Protester holds an image of Trayvon Martin at a rally in Miami, Florida (Reuters/Andrew Innerarity)</b><p>The best authors do what racists can’t — cut through stereotypes to each person’s particular humanity<p>Karen E. Bender<p>July 15, 2013 11:21pm (UTC)<p>One issue I like to address with my writing students is …

Ask the Critic: Can I Do Tasting Menus with My Food Intolerances?

<b>Editor's note:</b> Here to answer your questions is contributing writer, former managing and SENY editor, and frequent author of our NYC restaurant reviews Carey Jones. We'll take a few of your questions each week and give you the New York restaurant advice you're looking for. Email [email protected] …

What to Eat at Nourish Kitchen + Table, Serving ‘Beautiful, Fresh Food’ in the West Village

Wary of the unappetizing connotations of the phrase <i>health food</i>, Marissa Lippert refrains from using it to describe the offerings at her new West …

Pét-Nat, Champagne’s Hip Younger Sister, Hits Its Peak Season

With our city once again doing its spot-on impression of a Swedish sauna, now is the time to look to lighter wines with less alcohol and a refreshing …

Bon Appétit Magazine: Recipes, Cooking, Entertaining, Restaurants

Meatless Monday: Easy Sesame Noodles

<b>Meatless Monday is a global movement, a way of life</b><b>.</b> It’s not a campaign to turn everyone in the world vegetarian or vegan; in fact, many involved <i>are</i> …

34 Hot and Spicy Recipes for Summer

Gallery34 Hot and Spicy Recipes for Summer<p>Though it might seem counter-intuitive to chow down on hot, spicy foods when the mercury is hovering at an ungodly level, we promise these dishes are actually known to have a cooling effect. Here are thirty-four hot and spicy recipes for the days of summer …

Cook Spicy Drunken Noodles

They’re fast. They’re fiery. They’re fantastic.<p>When a restaurant breaks up with you, it hurts. You know the feeling. Your favorite taco truck tweets that it’s wheeling to another town. Your go-to pizza joint changes ownership and the pies miss that certain something.<p>What did you do wrong? Was it …

No Breading Required for New Malaysia's Fried Chicken

We eat (and love) a lot more than sandwiches at Serious Eats, so in the spirit of A Sandwich a Day, here's Eat This Now, a quick look at food worth sharing. <i>—The Mgmt.</i><p>You'll find New Malaysia down an alley of restaurants between Bowery and Elizabeth in Chinatown. It may be the nicest looking of the …

The Food-Focused Bride: Honeymoon Eats Preview

While I've had fun planning my wedding and am so looking forward to the big day, I might actually be even more excited to go on my honeymoon. I check …

Grilled Coffee & Cola Skirt Steak Recipe - Grilled Beef Marinated in Coffee and Cola

Where To Get Good Burgers Near San Diego Comic-Con

If you're looking for a good burger near San Diego Comic-Con this Thursday to Sunday, July 18 to 21, you've got plenty of options. Our San Diego correspondent, Erin Jackson, has updated last year's list of good burgers near the convention center with a few more suggestions. If you have more …

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Beyond Curry: Aromatic Indian Shrimp Pilaf (Kolambi Bhaat)

If, like me, you love rice and have a soft spot for seafood, you're bound to find this dish irresistible. It uses a host of whole spices that create a wonderfully heady aroma. Kolambi Bhaat literally translates to shrimp pilaf; it's an especially popular meal along India's west coast, where there's …

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