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A small-batch ice cream maker in Baltimore explores the sweet — and salty, spicy and even a little nutty — sides of historical people and places through clever, deeply researched flavor combinations.(Image credit: Hannah Spiegelman) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
In this handout image provided by South Korean Presidential Blue House, South Korean President Moon Jae-in (Right) hugs with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un (Left) before their meeting on Saturday.
South Korea announced Saturday that President Moon Jae-in held a secret meeting with North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, in an effort to keep diplomacy between Washington and Pyongyang alive. (Image credit: Handout/Getty Images) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Guests bring beverages and food that remind them of loved ones. Amy Pickard provides the "death wine."
After dealing with the sudden death of her mother, a Los Angeles woman has taken it upon herself to prepare others to grapple with getting their affairs in order.(Image credit: Lisa Napoli/NPR) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Two weeks after parliamentary elections delivered a surprise win for allies of Shiite cleric Muqtada al-Sadr, Iraq's divided political leaders are scrambling to put together a coalition government.(Image credit: AP) [...]
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The U.S. Capitol Building at dusk in Washington, D.C, in July 2011.
The original reports were about the FBI sending a confidential human source to interview Trump campaign aides about their foreign contacts — which President Trump turned into "SPYGATE."(Image credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
A Pakistani health worker administers the oral polio vaccine to a child during a campaign in Karachi on May 7. Because of past attacks on vaccinators, security personnel are often assigned to accompany them.
A report from the front lines. Obstacles range from violence aimed at vaccinators to social media campaigns against vaccines. Not to mention classism.(Image credit: Rizwan Tabassum/AFP/Getty Images) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
To bolster safety, the high-crime New Jersey city is installing hundreds of cameras. But the new technology is raising civil liberties issues, as the footage is available to anyone with a cellphone.(Image credit: Marco Jeurissen/Getty Images) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Traffic crawls on the northbound lanes of the Henry Hudson Parkway leading out of Manhattan on Friday.
Memorial Day weekend kicks off the start of the summer vacation season, and this year gas is up and plane tickets are slightly cheaper. Here's what else you need to know if you're planning a getaway. (Image credit: Julie Jacobson/AP) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Education Secretary Betsy DeVos answers questions by Rep. Bobby Scott, D-Va.,(on video screen) during a House House Education and the Workforce Committee hearing on Capitol Hill.
Democrats weren't satisfied with DeVos's answers at a Congressional hearing. That and more, in our weekly roundup of education news.(Image credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) [...]
Sat, May 26, 2018, Continue reading at the source
Former University of Southern California President C.L. Max Nikias at commencement ceremonies in 2017.
A prolific fundraiser who had held the confidence of the Board of Trustees, Nikias faced mounting opposition from faculty who demanded his resignation.(Image credit: Richard Vogel/AP) [...]
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