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Barbecue heaven for football fans
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:15:00 EDT
Police trained on how to respond to people with autism
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 09:30:09 EDT
Didi Zaryczny's 12-year old son had a fascination with calling 911. He had been taught in school to call the number in case of an emergency and decided to try it at home.
What's still made in America
Sun, 05 Jul 2015 17:38:07 EDT
Celebs: 'I'm with Lizzie' to combat bullying
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 07:39:12 EDT
The secret to maintaining and losing weight
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:31:07 EDT
Still looking for a quick fix to make your diet resolution stick? Put some blueberries on your breakfast cereal and pour that small glass of orange juice. It turns out that an apple a day really can keep the doctor away -- at least away from a lecture about gaining weight. People who eat a diet rich in flavonoid-heavy food tend to gain less, according to a new study in the journal BMJ. That news could be promising since most people gain weight as they age.
Could you be allergic to these everyday things?
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:17:21 EDT
Everybody knows somebody with an allergy to pollen, dust, pet dander, or peanuts (maybe you even have one of these common ailments yourself). But you may be surprised about some of the lesser known materials, foods, or environments that an cause allergic reactions in certain people.
Week 32: Between the world and the Word
Tue, 01 Mar 2016 07:37:10 EST
Sometimes, my day job and this passion project dovetail perfectly. Last week one of those times: parts of the Book of Isaiah matched perfectly with this week in the world.
Warning labels on sugary drinks could deter parents
Thu, 14 Jan 2016 08:13:10 EST
Health warning labels on sugary drinks may steer parents away from buying these beverages for their children, according to a new study.
When, where and why women earn less than men
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:44:59 EDT
April 12 is a day most women would rather not celebrate.
How recipes keep memories alive
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:17:14 EDT
Treasured recipes and memories of the top chefs in the U.S. are shared in the digital cookbook: "The Endless Table: Recipes from Departed Loved Ones." The cookbook hopes to use food, and dinner parties, to help people open up about death and plan for it, before it's too late.
Model with Down syndrome stars in elegant wedding photo shoot
Fri, 11 Mar 2016 15:35:45 EST
Parents gay? The kids are OK, study says
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:16:30 EDT
Three diets from the new U.S. dietary guidelines
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:31:05 EDT
When the long-awaited 2015 dietary guidelines arrived, they came with three recommended diets, each designed to make sure you get all the nutrients you need, but don't overdo it with calories.
Celebrating Octavia Butler's legacy
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 08:26:00 EDT
Before dystopian fiction like "The Hunger Games" and "Divergent" reflected an increasingly diverse society, there was Octavia E. Butler, one of few African-American authors to become a prominent name in the white-dominated universe of science fiction.
The case for gender-neutral marketing
Fri, 25 Sep 2015 14:51:48 EDT
Week 31: From Proverbs to prophets
Fri, 19 Feb 2016 14:36:35 EST
The beautiful poems of the Book of Psalms and common sense of the books of Proverbs and Sirach have given way to the prophets.
Female Orthodox rabbi is a first
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 09:30:54 EDT
Kagedan is the first woman to have the title of Rabbi serving an Orthodox Jewish congregation. It is a job she has dreamed of holding since she was a little girl.
Lucca the Marine dog awarded medal for service
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:52:53 EDT
A dog who lost her leg when an IED detonated underneath her on Tuesday was awarded a medal for courage.
Mediterranean diet wins again, helps bones
Tue, 29 Mar 2016 08:12:24 EDT
The Mediterranean diet is well-known for its health benefits on your heart and waistline, but now your bones could benefit too, according to a new study.
Teacher goes above and beyond for students in need
Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:18:58 EST
A woman's mission to help her son benefits all veterans
Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:19:13 EST
Study: Don't be swayed by independent restaurants when trying to cut calories
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:14:54 EDT
#ThatsNotLove: Helping teens spot signs of relationship abuse
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:20:39 EDT
A new campaign aims to educate teens about emotional abuse in relationships and spark a movement to save lives.
Go inside a future space home
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:08:39 EDT
CNN's Rachel Crane takes you inside BA 330, one of the habitats Bigelow Aerospace has designed to make living in space more accessible.
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Luke and Jedi: A boy and his dog fight type 1 diabetes together
Mon, 21 Mar 2016 08:08:47 EDT
For 7-year-old Luke Nuttall, his dog Jedi is his real-life guardian.
Week 34: Finding hope in Lamentations
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:51:27 EDT
At the end of last week, I made the joke that I thought I had already been through the Book of Lamentations while reading Jeremiah.
Female commander is a first for Texas A&M
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 07:53:41 EDT
Meet the Gnomist: a force for good
Wed, 23 Dec 2015 09:36:17 EST
Why kindness matters even more after Thanksgiving
Tue, 08 Dec 2015 11:39:18 EST
Mother Teresa to be declared a saint September 4
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:47:58 EDT
Mother Teresa, a nun who dedicated her life to helping the poor in India, will be canonized as a saint September 4, Pope Francis announced Tuesday.
Is this Latin America's finest food?
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:19:58 EST
Medellin, Colombia, is earning high praise as a top-end dining destination. Here's why.
What it means to be gender-fluid
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:37:52 EDT
For some people, gender is not just about being male or female; in fact, how one identifies can change every day or even every few hours.
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Life as a Christian in Pakistan
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:42:20 EDT
In Pakistan, Christian communities feel isolated and excluded, and many families are living in fear. CNN's Saima Mohsin investigates the challenges of being Christian.
Why we can't stop body-shaming
Wed, 20 Apr 2016 09:18:07 EDT
Showing a little flab? Enjoying the skin you're in?
Competitive eating champ Matt Stonie: 'A one-man team'
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 13:22:07 EDT
In their own words: Gender as a spectrum
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 08:18:24 EDT
Joseph Wolfgang Ohlert photographed people whose definitions of gender identity rarely overlap.
The Filipinos crucified on Good Friday
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:41:48 EDT
Some devout Catholics in the deeply religious Southeast Asian nation of the Philippines will show their faith this Easter weekend with what can be deeply unsettling displays, including crucifixions and self-flagellation.
Why this classic cocktail is getting a makeover
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:15:31 EST
The diet tied to lower risk of heart attack, stroke
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:30:30 EDT
The list of Mediterranean diet benefits is getting even longer. A new study found that a diet high in fruits, vegetables, fish and unrefined foods is linked to a lower risk of heart attack and stroke in people who have heart disease.
Bible, 'Fifty Shades' among most challenged books
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:37:37 EDT
Among the topics addressed in the Bible: fornication, masturbation, murder, moneylending, deceitful families, dishonest authorities and -- especially -- religion.
Angry obits: 'In memoriam' meets TMI
Sat, 23 Jan 2016 10:43:00 EST
AIDS in the '80s: The rise of a civil rights movement
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:39:44 EDT
In the 1980s, when Dr. Jesse Peel was in his 40s, he realized something startling. The gay community organizer and psychiatrist in Atlanta had lost more of his contemporaries than his aging mother at the time. It was the height of the AIDS epidemic. Peel said he would sometimes attend two or three funerals for friends in a week. People were getting sick, deathly sick, long before the disease even had a name.
Diabetes alert dog helps protect teenager with type 1
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:17:07 EDT
Coach is a dog trained to detect blood sugar levels for people like Elle Shaheen living with type 1 diabetes. CNN's Poppy Harlow reports.
Online movement helps the homeless reconnect with family
Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:18:47 EST
Introducing kids to the ocean ... and a career in science
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:05:26 EDT
When most of us think of San Diego, we envision its vast beaches, lush parks and near-perfect weather.
Paid family leave gets major boost in San Francisco, New York state
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:50:35 EDT
If you are a supporter of paid family leave, it's starting to feel a little bit like every day is Christmas.
What I wish I'd known before college
Fri, 11 Sep 2015 14:15:16 EDT
Shopping online just got exclusive
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:42:33 EDT
Online shopping with a twist is what Bonobos has created, making it easy and convenient - especially for men. Holly Firfer takes us there.
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Valuing your time over money may be linked to happiness
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 09:51:10 EDT
Would you prefer a more expensive apartment with a shorter commute or a less expensive apartment with a long commute?
From '80s latchkey kid to helicopter parent today
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:29:03 EDT
When I was 12, my mom started working full-time. There wasn't the money to hire a sitter for those after-school hours, nor even the thought of it. No one in my neighborhood, a small working-class community in Brooklyn, did that. So I would walk home from school, and then my older sister and I would take care of our younger sister, who is six years younger than I am, when she got home from school, until Mom came home by dinnertime.
Refugee kids find hope on the soccer field and in the classroom
Tue, 22 Dec 2015 17:19:26 EST
Barbie is a role model, sort of. Here's why
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 11:18:06 EST
The 10s, they are a-changin': Women on currency
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 14:30:29 EDT
Where are the world's happiest countries?
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:43:32 EDT
Fans of Denmark must be even happier than usual: Denmark has retaken the title of "world's happiest country," knocking Switzerland into second place.
The library catalog card? Time to pull it from the files
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 07:45:18 EDT
Barbershops place books in boys' hands
Thu, 17 Mar 2016 08:18:04 EDT
Stepping into Levels Barbershop in Harlem, New York, visitors hear the sounds of buzzing clippers filling the room, a basketball game on TV blending into the background and a conversation about politics engaging all the adults in the barbershop.
Banned Books Week champions challenged literature
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 07:45:31 EDT
What the world's most expensive truffle tastes like
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:15:28 EST
The Italian white truffle is as elusive as it is delicious. We join the hunt in the hills of Tuscany
Is 50 the new 40 for motherhood?
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:42:16 EDT
Janet Jackson might soon become the new symbol of the rise of the 50-year-old mom.
New flavor of Oreos hits stores
Thu, 21 Jan 2016 07:40:29 EST
Whether you like to dunk your Oreos in a cold glass of milk or twist your Oreos apart to eat the icing, there is a new flavor ready to be consumed.
Minimalism in the closet and around the house
Fri, 30 Oct 2015 14:14:27 EDT
Nominate a 2016 CNN Hero
Tue, 12 Apr 2016 07:43:35 EDT
It's the tenth anniversary of CNN Heroes! And again this year, CNN encourages you to tell us about these everyday people changing the world -- by nominating them at CNNHeroes.com. Taking a few minutes to share their story with us could propel them to worldwide recognition.
How to increase thankfulness and why it's good for your health
Tue, 01 Dec 2015 07:34:41 EST
Who are the modern faces of labor?
Tue, 08 Sep 2015 07:01:11 EDT
A helicopter dad embraces free-range parenting
Thu, 08 Oct 2015 11:39:12 EDT
'I am you': American Muslims on faith -- and fear
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 11:16:31 EST
A garden in the most unlikely of places
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:53:54 EDT
Holly Firfer explains how hospitals are growing their own food to feed patients and the community.
Sriracha now comes in to-go packets
Fri, 22 Jan 2016 14:24:17 EST
Sriracha fans, are you tired of lugging around a clunky bottle? Do you wish there was an easier way to get your spicy food fix?
Vacation like a duke and duchess at Chatsworth
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:17:31 EDT
At Chatsworth Estate in England, holiday-goers could be neighbors to a duke or duchess who stay in luxury cottages nestled in the sprawling countryside.
Purple bread: A new superfood?
Fri, 18 Mar 2016 14:55:53 EDT
Singaporean scientists have invented a purple bread that is slower to digest and contains three times more antioxidants than normal white bread.
'Resting bitch face' is real, scientists say
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 10:31:44 EDT
Good news, everyone! You can now wear your mildly discontented face with some validation.
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Does photo show outlaw Jesse James with his killer?
Thu, 01 Oct 2015 15:14:49 EDT
How Africa is giving fast food a new spin
Wed, 16 Dec 2015 10:15:24 EST
The fast food sector in Africa is growing fast, and local traditions mix with global taste.
Helping refugee kids find their footing in the U.S.
Fri, 15 Apr 2016 09:38:41 EDT
When refugees receive what they call the "golden ticket" to the United States, they hope to put their hardships behind them and start a better life.
Practicing Islam in Catholic Cuba
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:06:58 EDT
Joan Alvado photographed Muslims in Cuba, where an estimated 85% of the population is Catholic.
15 years after rescue, Elian Gonzalez still a hero in Cuba
Wed, 14 Oct 2015 11:03:49 EDT
How to buy and eat caviar, according to a pro
Mon, 30 Nov 2015 09:30:58 EST
Week 33: Jeremiah's long-winded lamentations
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 08:21:40 EDT
Jeremiah, the prophet, lives forever in the dictionary. He is the basis of the word: jeremiad.
Tips for packing healthy snacks
Tue, 05 Apr 2016 07:53:51 EDT
Dietitian Tamara Melton gives tips on how to snack healthfully.
Rose Quartz, Serenity are colors of the year
Fri, 11 Dec 2015 08:50:44 EST
The Other Side: Where do amazing coincidences come from?
Wed, 30 Dec 2015 07:41:25 EST
Are they part of some cosmic drama shaped by unseen hands? Or are they the result of a desperate need to find meaning in odd connections?
OkCupid adds feature for open relationships
Wed, 16 Mar 2016 08:18:34 EDT
OkCupid users who identify as polyamorous or non-monogamous can connect to their partner's profile
Why it's so hard to kick your sugar habit
Mon, 21 Dec 2015 06:44:55 EST
It seems like we're always being told to cut down on sugar -- but that's easier said than done. This is why.
'Streetwise' revisited: Teen prostitute finds motherhood, stability
Mon, 28 Sep 2015 07:56:01 EDT
Testing time at schools: Is there a better way?
Wed, 06 Apr 2016 07:49:49 EDT
My husband and I try not to talk about the "state tests," as my girls, 8 and 9, call them, but our daughters still bring them up fairly often.
Anglicans suspend Episcopal Church over same-sex marriage
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 11:15:01 EST
The Episcopal Church, long the church of the establishment in the United States, has been suspended by the international Anglican Communion over its acceptance of same-sex marriage.
Why your cat needs an iPad
Tue, 29 Sep 2015 10:54:09 EDT
Why women should make the first move in online dating
Tue, 15 Mar 2016 08:26:20 EDT
Women of late have been "leaning in," graduating college at higher rates than men and simply "running the world" (if Beyonce is any measure), but there's at least one forum in which they're not taking charge: online dating.
Should a 9-year-old reporter cover a homicide?
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:56:55 EDT
When Hilde Kate Lysiak got a tip about a homicide in her small town of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, she confirmed it with the police department and then went to the scene to interview neighbors and get more information.
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Jon Stewart rescues runaway bull
Mon, 04 Apr 2016 07:42:33 EDT
The fate of Frank Lee the bull has gone from dinner plate to sanctuary -- thanks to comedian Jon Stewart and his wife.
Christian Louboutin unveils nude shoes in seven skin tones
Thu, 31 Mar 2016 17:51:25 EDT
Queer black millennial who's shaking up Georgia politics
Thu, 07 Apr 2016 07:53:20 EDT
One day this month, for the first time in her scant four weeks as a state representative, Park Cannon used her microphone in the chamber of the Georgia House of Representatives to ask a question.
Michael Pollan really wants you to cook
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 09:16:34 EDT
Michael Pollan has one request: Can we please get back in the kitchen?
Would you eat this doughnut dog?
Fri, 28 Aug 2015 17:28:47 EDT
Meryl Meisler: A glimpse of 1970s New York
Thu, 18 Feb 2016 07:13:06 EST
What does 125-year-old beer taste like?
Mon, 11 Jan 2016 10:32:29 EST
A scuba diver, a researcher and a beer enthusiast walked into a lab and uncorked the mystery of an antique bottle of beer.
'Black girl magic' is more than a hashtag, it's a movement
Thu, 25 Feb 2016 09:42:11 EST
Recent podcasts: Bernie gets the Axe | Blindsided: How ISIS Shook The World | Graham Opposes GOP Leader
Opinion: What Easter teaches us about heaven
Mon, 28 Mar 2016 07:53:41 EDT
Believing in the afterlife is a significant problem even for some devout believers. In my experience, it's one of the most common fears in the whole Christian life.
How much sex should you be having?
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:06:44 EDT
Are you having enough sex? You might have wondered if you should up your bedroom activity after reading about other couples' resolutions to have sex every day or about all the health benefits of getting horizontal.
Calvin Klein on the #mycalvins campaign
Mon, 11 Apr 2016 09:08:36 EDT
Fashion designer Calvin Klein discusses how social media shape his #mycalvins campaign.
Behold the 'piecaken'
Fri, 27 Nov 2015 09:02:26 EST