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Syria's Divisive Impact on Yemen

Daniel Wagner | Posted 01.23.2014 | World
Daniel Wagner

The violent clashes that erupted last month between Sunni Islamists and Shi'ite rebels in Yemen's Amran province were partly a reaction to U.S. President Obama's declaration of his intention to launch a military strike against Syria.

Do Travel Companies Raise Prices Based on Who You Are?

Christopher Elliott | Posted 11.01.2013 | Travel
Christopher Elliott

For years, travelers suspected online agencies of serving up higher fares and prices when they recognized your browser "cookies" -- those invisible electronic breadcrumbs that identify you.

Milk: It (Still) Does a Body Good (INFOGRAPHIC)

Posted 04.03.2013 | Healthy Living

Growing up, you were probably told to drink your milk if you wanted to be big and strong. And chances are, you’re no longer a kid, but that does...

Clogging Up the Streets

Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin | Posted 05.13.2013 | Style
Jennifer Boyd-Einstein and Paula Mangin

A couple of months ago my friend, Gina, came to me with a question, "I need new mom boots. Everyone has these and I don't want them anymore. What should I get?" Gina is right. It's time to get some new mom boots. Clog boots are clogging up her style and the streets of Brooklyn.

So What is Lactose Intolerance, Really?

Jeanette N. Keith M.D. | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jeanette N. Keith M.D.

Lactose intolerance -- it's a term we hear used often, especially when discussed among issues like stomach aches and food intolerances such as Celiac disease. But what does it really mean? Who and how many of us are actually affected by it? And does it mean you need to eliminate any foods from your diet?

Dairy, Your Diet and Lactose Intolerance: What You Need To Know

Jean Ragalie | Posted 04.14.2013 | Healthy Living
Jean Ragalie

It's the time of year again when people look for a quick fix and often turn to a fad diet that typically eliminates an entire food group in exchange for the promise of changing a person's appearance in a short period of time. In recent years, some of these fad diets have shared a common target: dairy.

Is Obama Screwing His Base with Rahm Emanuel Selection?

Stephen Zunes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stephen Zunes

It is unclear how serious of a blow Obama's selection of Rahm Emanuel as Chief-of-Staff is to those who hoped that Obama might actually steer the country in a more progressive direction.