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Felix K.'s 'Don't even try to say these aren't the best you've ever eaten, because they are' Chocolate Chip Cookies Recipe

"After years of tweaking my chocolate chip recipe, it is now ready for public consumption. It has been laboratory-tested on many of my friends all of …

Dessert

12 Easy Fall Crockpot Recipes That Will Have You Begging for Seconds

It’s no secret that fall is the time of year when cooking becomes more of a welcome endeavor. Once summer’s temperatures have subsided and ovens are …

Cooking

US sanctions 2 Turkish officials over detention of US pastor

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Treasury Department is sanctioning NATO ally Turkey's ministers of justice and interior in response to the detention of American pastor Andrew Brunson, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday.<p>"We've seen no evidence that Pastor Brunson has done anything wrong," …

Donald Trump

Facebook Identifies an Active Political Influence Campaign Using Fake Accounts

WASHINGTON — Facebook said on Tuesday that it had identified a political influence campaign that was potentially built to disrupt the midterm elections, with the company detecting and removing 32 pages and fake accounts that had engaged in activity around divisive social issues.<p>The company did not …

Social Media

Report: US considering military options to keep strait of Hormuz open

Officials claim that any military action would be carried by US allies, not the US armed forces, with the Saudis being the logical choice.<p>><br>• ><p>Iranian …

Middle East

How to Misinterpret the Bible

Bible studies are weakened because few believe that there are right and wrong interpretations of the Bible.Watch Now

Theology

These 25 Sci-Fi Movies on Netflix Will Blow Your Mind

Science fiction has the power to transport us to other dimensions, expand the boundaries of our imaginations, and teach us very important lessons about being leaders and adapting to change. Once you've read through all the best sci-fi classics, you might be ready to cozy up on the couch with a …

Science Fiction

A Sober Warning from the Earliest Christians

When I was a kid, my family once watched a movie that included vivid scenes of persecution against the earliest Christians. I remember lying awake at …

Beyond the rudeness of current political discourse

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>The very faint dismay expressed by a number of pundits and politicians over the verbally violent restaurant ejections of …

Easy Cowboy Beans (Frijoles Charros) Recipe

"This is a tasty, zesty side dish that can easily become a main meal. Serve soupy with warm flour tortillas or crusty bread, crumble corn bread on …

Model's nude photoshoot in front of Jerusalem's sacred Western Wall causes controversy

A Belgian model has sparked controversy after posing nude in front of Jerusalem's Western Wall, the holiest place where Jews can pray.<p>Marisa Papen has faced a barrage of online abuse over the provocative photoshoot which “offends the sanctity” of the Western Wall, according to the sacred site's …

Girl declared brain-dead 5 years ago dies in New Jersey

SAN FRANCISCO — A girl at the center of the medical and religious debate over brain death has died after surgery in New Jersey, her mother said Thursday.<p>Nailah Winkfield said doctors declared her daughter Jahi McMath dead on June 22 from excessive bleeding and liver failure after an operation to …

New Jersey

In Chicago and elsewhere, Latinos converting to Islam

Standing shoulder to shoulder inside a community center in Morton Grove, Muslim men and boys bowed their heads in prayer. Behind them, women and …

The future of surveillance: Watch this A.I. security camera spot a shoplifter

Whether it is facial recognition tech that is (allegedly) able to pick a wanted criminal out of a crowd of thousands or aerial drones which use image …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists can 3D print human heart tissue now. The future is here

Long term, the goal of 3D bioprinting is to be able to 3D print fully functioning organs which can be used to replace the failing biological organs …

California passes digital privacy bill that could have impact across U.S.

SAN FRANCISCO — California enacted the nation’s strongest data privacy law on Thursday that could presage national changes to how big tech companies, including Facebook, Google and Amazon, collect and use personal data.<p>The law, passed by the state legislature on Tuesday and signed by Gov. Jerry …

Privacy

Khameni Tells Iranians To ‘Bring America To Its Knees’

6:00 PM 06/28/2018<p>Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei blamed Washington for the state’s economic woes and called on Iranians to “bring …

As Israelis, we call on the world to intervene on behalf of Palestinians | Ilana Hammerman and David Harel

The state of Israel is facing a catastrophic situation, which could, alarmingly soon, lead to extensive bloodshed. It is time for the international community to act decisively. Substantive external pressure – political, economic and cultural – offers the only chance of emerging from this impossible …

Israel

10 Cauliflower Bites We Can't Get Enough Of — Recipe Roundup

I think it's pretty clear that we're obsessed with cauliflower here at Kitchn. We've turned it into rice, mashed "potatoes," pizza crust, soup, mac …

Obama: ‘You are right to be concerned’

In his first public comments in months, the former president talks about anger, regrets — and what the Republicans are doing right.<p>BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Barack Obama’s message to Democrats: Stop dreaming of him.<p>Speaking at a Democratic National Committee fundraiser Thursday here in the lush …

Barack Obama

Marketing Firm Accidentally Exposes 340 Million Records Online

The reported data leak at Exactis potentially exposes every adult in the US to the risk of identity theft. The records contain detailed personal …

How To: 100+ Secret Dialer Codes for Your iPhone

The dialer screen on your iPhone has a lot more to it than just entering phone numbers and hitting the green call button. It's not very obvious, but …

21 Healthy Ways to Put Your Slow Cooker to Work Every Day This Summer

If you actually want to take advantage of all those Summer relaxation vibes, don't put your slow cooker away. You can use it to get healthier by cooking meals without spending hot and humid days over a stove or grill.<p>Slow cookers aren't just great for Winter comfort foods like stews and soups. They …

Erdogan’s Election Celebration Gives Way to Economic Reality

Basking in election victory, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan told jubilant supporters that Turkey had voted “for growth, for development, for …

Chicken with Prosciutto Spinach Cream Sauce Recipe

"Tender chicken accompanied by a prosciutto and spinach cream sauce! Delicious and very rich!"<p>Ingredients<p>2 eggs<p>1 cup milk<p>2 cups Italian seasoned …

55 Healthy Chicken Thigh Recipes That Are Affordable and Delicious

Skinless, boneless chicken thighs are meatier, quicker to cook, and surprisingly healthier than you might think. They're also budget friendly for …

Cooking

Teriyaki Chicken Thighs | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

How to Throw a Whole 30-Approved Cookout

Eating clean is just about effortless during grilling season.<p>While to many, June marks the start of summer, to us it welcomes an even more important …

How to Make the Best Brown Sugar Blueberry Cereal Crisp

The Best Blueberry Dessert You'll Ever Make<p>The only thing better than a handful of fresh blueberries is a pan full of fresh blueberries, baked to …

We Gave The New York Times' "Healthy" Muffin a Makeover

<b>Earlier this week, The New York Times published a recipe for whole-grain blueberry muffins that, on its surface, seemed relatively healthy--at least</b> …