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Police recordings haunt New Mexico governor

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The woman who met police in the hotel lobby at 1:30 a.m. waved them off a complaint of rowdy behavior and demanded in a …

12 best albums of 2015 (so far)

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In Defense of Beyoncé’s Controversial Vegan Week

Everyone has an off week, even Queen Bey.<p>Earlier this week, there was a bit of a <b>Beyoncé</b> backlash when the performer heavily promoted a <i>Good Morning America</i> segment which turned out to be her talking about the benefits of a vegan diet by her trainer Marco Borges. Fans were less annoyed with the …

Foxconn is planning to build iPhones in India for the first time

According to government officials, iPhone manufacturer Foxconn is planning to open operations including 10-12 factories and data centers by 2020 in India for the first time. Foxconn producing iPhones and iPads in India could result in lower prices on Apple’s hardware in the country where Apple’s …

Apple

How Many TV Series Can Your Brain Take?

With hundreds of scripted series to watch on TV and streaming services, some viewers are having a hard time keeping track of dozens of characters and complex story lines<p>“Game of Thrones” fan Travis Stevens experienced a familiar mix of feelings while watching the most recent episode of the HBO …

Game of Thrones

Gene Tests Are Quite Telling - Should You Get One?

What gene tests can tell us now and in the future<p>It takes me two subway rides, a fifteen-minute walk, one very large cup of coffee, and knocking on two incorrect office doors to arrive at the offices of the Program for Jewish Genetic Health in the Bronx. I am there for a genetic screening designed …

China’s ex-security czar faces life in prison because of his qigong teacher

China’s former security czar, who has now been sentenced to life in prison, chose the wrong soothsayer. Zhou Yongkang, the most powerful Chinese official to have been caught in the communist party’s ongoing anti-corruption campaign, depended on a qigong mystic better known as the “Xinjiang sage” …

Got Water? Most Kids, Teens Don't Drink Enough

Most American children and teenagers aren't drinking enough fluids, and that's leaving them mildly dehydrated, according to a new study. In fact, one-quarter of a broad cross-section of children ages 6 to 19 apparently don't drink any water as part of their fluid intake.<p>The Harvard scientists who …

The NAACP stands behind one of its leaders accused of 'pretending' to be black

Her name is Rachel Dolezal. The Washington Times reports Dolezal, has identified as white, black and Native American.<p>Dolezal's mother, told some media outlets in the Spokane area that her family's ancestry consists of Czech, Swedish and German with traces of Native American heritage.<p>It's unclear …

Rachel Dolezal

Third Man Arrested in Boston Terrorism Plot That Ended With Police Shooting

U.S. news<p>A Rhode Island man was arrested Thursday night in connection with an alleged terrorism that left a Boston man dead last week, the FBI told NBC News.<p>The man, Nicholas Rovinski, 24, of Warwick, Rhode Island, is the third, unidentified man referred to in court documents with whom Usaamah …

Judge Finds Probable Cause For Murder Charge In Tamir Rice Case

A Cleveland judge decided on Thursday that there is probable cause to file criminal charges against the police officers involved in the shooting death of 12-year-old Tamir Rice.<p>Benjamin Crump, an attorney who represents the Rice family, confirmed to BuzzFeed News that Judge Ronald Adrine of the …

Cleveland Police

Johnny Depp's Transformation To Whitey Bulger Is Truly Chilling

"Just sayin' could get you buried real quick."

Johnny Depp

Tommy Hilfiger honored at Race to Erase MS gala in L.A.

<b>The event:</b> The 22nd annual Race to Erase MS gala, hosted by Nancy Davis and honoring fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger, got off to a fast start Friday, as Disney stars G. Hannelius and Rowan Blanchard introduced 12-year-old Internet rapper MattyB to open the show. Held at the Hyatt Regency Century …

Stannis “The Mannis” Baratheon: Why he’s the best “Game of Thrones” character — and rightful king of Westeros

<b>Stephen Dillane as Stannis Baratheon in "Game of Thrones" (HBO)</b><p>The Lord of Dragonstone gets short shrift on “Game of Thrones” — but he doesn’t deserve it<p>Anna Silman<p>April 26, 2015 10:00pm (UTC)<p><i>Note: this post is written from the perspective of a non-book reader. I haven’t read the books and don’t</i> …

Prabal Gurung Asks for Our Help to Aid Victims of the Earthquake in Nepal

So far Gurung has raised 51% of his goal of $250,000. Let's help him reach his goal and surpass it.<p>On Saturday, April 25, a powerful earthquake measuring 7.8 on the Richter scale devastated Nepal. So far 2,400 deaths have been reported. As aftershocks continue to ripple through capital city …

Natural Disasters

Here's What People Want the New Royal Baby to Be Named

Chris Jackson—Getty Images<p>Neil Mockford—FilmMagic/Getty Images<p>Rpe-Albert Nieboer—Picture-Alliance/dpa/AP<p>Olivia Harris—AFP/Getty Images<p>John …

'The Mountain' From Game of Thrones Wants to Be the World's Strongest Man

It turns out Hafthor Bjornsson’s role as “The Mountain” on <i>Game of Thrones</i> isn’t the only time he gets to display his extraordinary feats of strength. …

White House correspondents dinner: Social media buzzes over #nerdprom

The White House Correspondents' Assn. dinner, nicknamed the "nerd prom," had social media users buzzing over Cecily Strong's jokes, Keegan-Michael Key's "anger translator" bit and more.<p>The event Saturday night at the Washington Hilton brought together celebrities from journalism, politics and …

Photographer Mourns the Death of His Friend, Offers a Glimpse Into South Korean Gang Life (NSFW)

For <i>The Best Days</i>, photographer Yang Seung Woo returns from Japan to his hometown in South Korea, documenting his boyhood friends as a means of …

Why Deb Perelman Hates Packing Lunch

<i>If you like reading what Amanda feeds her kids, you'll love taking a look into what other people -- both in the food world and the world at large -- prepare for their own children (and occasionally their signifcant others and maybe even their pets). Prepare to be either resentful or appreciative of</i> …

Kitchen Gadgets

13 Easter Dishes You Can Make Without a Recipe

Here's your Easter feast, covered. Potato and pasta salads are light and fresh for spring; deviled eggs are always a crowd pleaser, and you can make them the night before. And there are plenty of spring vegetables and desserts to cap everything off.<p><b>Here are eleven dishes that will make it look like</b> …

Potatoes

Guilt-Free Doughnuts: Baked Pᅣナczki With Plum Butter

Fill them with my spiced plum butter or use your own favorite jam or jelly.<p>You've heard of Fat Tuesday, or Mardi Gras, but do you know about Fat Thursday? In Poland, it's a special day dedicated to eating sweets forbidden during Lent, especially doughnut-like <i>pᅣナczki</i> (pronounced "paunch-ki"). There …

Recipes

Teddy's Letters

This week the President, Vice President, legislators of both parties, and friends and family near and far gathered in Boston for the opening of the new "Edward Kennedy Institute of Politics." It was a grand occasion, and, this being Boston, many local TV and Radio stations covered the event from …

Designer Fashion Just Got A Lot More Affordable

A new luxury wardrobe rental service pops up in New York.<p>A new way to shop the runways of all your favorite designers is here with the launch of Couture Collective, a luxury wardrobe rental service hitting the New York fashion scene. Couture Collective allows members to rent the best ready-to-wear …

Taylor Swift?s Style Has Changed Since She Started Holding Hands With Calvin Harris

Ooh la la! Taylor Swift had the Internet's tongue a-waggin' today after pics of her surfaced stepping out holding hands with rumored love Calvin Harris. Like, hold the phone. From there, our office got into a serious conversation as to whether her style was changing due to her romantic life. Let's …

Jenna Dewan Tatum and Ciara on How Motherhood Has Changed Their Styles

It was girls' night out for two of Hollywood's hottest young moms at the Forward by Elyse Walker and David Koma Dinner on Thursday, where Jenna …

5 Superfoods to Eat This Spring

Jasmine and Melissa Hemsley, authors of The Art of Eating Well, share their favorite superfoods and a nutrient-rich recipe to serve this spring.<p><b>1) Watercress:</b> Bursting with vital nutrients, minerals and antioxidants , it's excellent for combatting late nights as well as helping you recover post-gym …

Confessions of an Online Binge Shopper: It All Started with a Suede Coat

At some point during New York Fashion Week, for reasons I still don’t totally understand, I decided I desperately needed a suede coat. After hours of discouraging research online, my quest led me to Etsy where I finally found and purchased a burnt orange one with a tie belt for $120. Even though I …

Ralph Lauren

HTC's One M8s revises last year's flagship for Europe

We may have just peeled the cellophane off HTC's One M9 flagship, but there's still life left in its predecessor. Today, we (well, those in Europe) get to meet the HTC One M8s -- a revised version of last year's top billing handset. What does a lower case "s" (and about £379) get you? Mostly a …