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When it comes to brownie recipes, one would usually expect to hear ingredients such as flour, sugar, eggs and chocolate. But one woman dished out a most unusual addition – a heavy serving of infidelity. It all started when <i>The New York Times</i> published Katharine Hepburn's Brownies Recipe two years …

Culture

Puerto Rico Is in an Absolute Crisis

Though the Category 4 Hurricane Maria hit Puerto Rico on early Wednesday morning, the US territory is only beginning to realize the extent of the …

Puerto Rico

A NASA Spacecraft Just Used Earth As A Slingshot

NASA's Origins Spectral Interpretation Resource Identification Security — Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) spacecraft is hurtling through the void in …

Space Exploration

Disasters Raise Visibility of Latino Journalists

• <b>Spanish Speakers Cover Mexico Quake, Maria</b>• <b><br>Shaun King, Formerly of Daily News, Joins Intercept</b>• <b><br>Program Aims to Put 1,000 in Newsrooms</b>• <b><br>Commentator Sues</b> …

African-American News

Donald Trump hits out at NFL players protesting US anthem, withdraws invite to basketball team

The president also used an expletive to describe players who kneel during the national anthem to protest police brutality against black …

Donald Trump

10 very good and totally serious things to hate about Mueller and the Russia investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s got everyone convinced he’s such an upstanding public servant.<p>In <i>The Threat Matrix</i>, Garrett Graff writes that “both political parties respect” Mueller as “a consummate law enforcement professional with a track record, forged in Vietnam, of grace under fire and …

Government

What Legacy Would You Leave Behind If You Left Your Company Today?

After the first part of a recent workshop, one of the senior leaders approached me and offered this confession: “Based on what I learned today, I have been a horrible leader for ten years. I have wasted so much time leading from a transactional standpoint. Checking the boxes on my to-do list and …

Leadership

This week in Trump-Russia news: President ones again cries “hoax” as Mueller closes in on Manafort

Paul Manafort offered to brief a Russian aluminum magnate with ties to Vladimir Putin on the 2016 campaign, it was discovered this week.<p>According to …

Donald Trump

First American Children’s Book With Black Character To Be Honored With USPS Stamps

In October, as part of its “Forever” series, the United States Postal Service will debut four new stamps that pay homage to the pivotal 1962 …

Black History

Why a Longer Vacation Isn't Necessarily a Better Vacation

“Ahh, this is it.” It’s the sigh we all want to sigh on vacation. Full relaxation, total enjoyment, that pure vacationy feeling. But it may turn out …

Outlets That Scolded Sanders Over Deficits Uniformly Silent on $700B Pentagon Handout

Adam JohnsonWhere did all the concern over deficits go?

Liberal View

NYT Writes Nearly 1,500 Words On Berkeley... Left Out One Important Detail

Advertisement - story continues below<p>The New York Times published a nearly 1,500-word feature on University of California, Berkeley and the …

Conservative View

Rape on campus: Donald Trump and Betsy DeVos wind back Obama measures

<b>Washington:</b> Undaunted by a bipartisan shellacking for Donald Trump's defence of white nationalists in the wake of deadly protests in Charlottesville, …

Australian News

Mexico City Volunteers Report That Police Confiscated Tools, Barred Them From Rescuing Possibly Trapped Garment Workers

It’s been hard to write or think about anything but Mexico City this week. Another 6.1 earthquake has hit Mexico this (Saturday) morning, swaying …

Mexico City

Authors on LI this week

Sunday, Sept. 24<p><b>Maryann Ridini Spencer</b> talks about and signs copies of her novel, “Lady in the Window.” <i>At 1 p.m., Barnes & Noble, 1542 Northern</i> …

Barnes & Noble

Uber gets competitive in the food-delivery service

Along with the development of ride-sharing services came food-delivery services: ordering food through an app and having it delivered to your door. …

Uber

Trump Turns Sports In a Political Battleground

“President Trump turned professional sports into a political battleground Friday night into Saturday morning, directing full-throated ire toward …

Politics

Pew: 57% of people in US say news outlets do a good job covering science

12:45 AM ET, September 23, 2017<p>Issie Lapowsky / Wired:<p><b>Facebook's efforts to overhaul political ads on its platform are crucial first steps, but</b> …

Media Industry

Trump trying to turn around GOP holdouts on last-ditch health bill

WASHINGTON—Unwilling to concede defeat on a bedrock GOP promise, U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday tried to sway two Republican holdouts on the …

Health Care

Have no doubt, President Trump will wind up firing Robert Mueller

No final report has been filed, and no indictments have yet been issued.<p>ADVERTISEMENT<p>But after stating this, I have no doubt that Donald J. Trump …

Robert Mueller

Saudi Arabia accidentally prints textbook showing Yoda sitting next to the king

The founding of the United Nations was a historic moment that saw leaders from across the planet join together to commit to a more peaceful world.<p>But most historians don’t remember the Jedi master Yoda being among them.<p>The Saudi government is scrambling to withdraw a history textbook that …

Middle East

Greyball: What is the creepy feature that got Uber banned in London?

Uber is facing a ban in London. TfL has revoked the company’s operating licence in the capital, a decision Uber will appeal.<p>TfL has offered a number …

Uber

Five Stories The Establishment Media Killed This Week

The stories they aren't telling their readers

Imran Awan

Amazon ‘Reviewing’ Its Website After It Suggested Bomb-Making Items - ASHARQ AL

LONDON — Amazon said on Wednesday that it was reviewing its website after a British television report said the online retail giant’s algorithms were …

Middle East

The Atlantic Politics & Policy Daily: McCain’t Gonna Happen

The Arizona senator announced that he could not “in good conscience” support the Graham-Cassidy health-care bill.<p>Today in 5 Lines<p>In a move that could sink the latest Obamacare-repeal effort, Arizona Senator John McCain announced that he could not “in good conscience” support the Graham-Cassidy …

Politics

Conservatives love playing the victim

The website Quillette is trying to convince people conservatism is subversive.<p>In an interview with <i>Psychology Today</i> last week, Claire Lehmann, the …

Robert E. Lee

Trump's challenge: Diverting the white-hot spotlight from the Mueller investigation

Can Donald Trump pull off a split-screen presidency?<p>With the amped-up Mueller investigation again dominating the news, the president wants to ensure that other issues—from tax cuts to immigration—aren’t drowned out by the pounding drumbeat of investigative stories.<p>That was a technique pioneered by …

Robert Mueller

The worst decision you can ever make is to have a child, according to science

<b>This may spell bad news for new parents, but research has shown that having a kid is not paticularly beneficial to you.</b><p>If you've noticed that your …

Parenting

President Trump’s Travel Ban Will Be Replaced With Targeted Restrictions According To Country

Proud nationalist Steve Bannon may be out of the White House picture, but President Trump’s travel ban continues to find new life, probably because Stephen Miller will keep the ball rolling. To that effect, the administration is doing everything it can to ensure that it will be victorious in the …

Travel Ban

Trump Calls Russia Scandal A Hoax As Indictment Talk Looms For Manafort

Early Friday, sandwiched in between tweets on hurricane relief visits, his near-weekly “Crooked Hillary” message, and a political endorsement to …

Donald Trump