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Owner Moe only serves her own signature drinks at her bar Moju. This New Year's eve, she will serve Sakura, a cocktail made with gin, Cointreau triple sec, lemon and syrup of cherry blossom flowers.
Dec. 29, 2016
The White House announced Thursday a number of actions in response to hacking aimed at the U.S. election. "All Americans should be alarmed by Russia's actions," President Obama said.
Dec. 29, 2016
Mechanical failure is speculated as the likely cause of the Christmas plane crash that killed 92. But not all officials are ready to dismiss terrorism as a motive.
Dec. 29, 2016
Brought to America by enslaved West Africans, the Carolina African runner was a defining taste of the antebellum South. Now, from just 40 remaining seeds, it's come back from the brink of extinction.
Dec. 29, 2016
Thursday night scientists will search for an undiscovered planet in the outer solar system-- they're pretty sure it's out there, and computer models tell them where to look.
Dec. 29, 2016
Since our blog is called Goats and Soda, we believe it is our duty to bring you global goat news.
Dec. 29, 2016
Le Canard Enchainé is a fiercely independent weekly known for its incisive reporting and more than its share of scoops and bombshells. It continues to prosper with a format little changed since 1916.
Dec. 29, 2016
The failure of an experimental drug that targets clumps of protein inside the brains of Alzheimer's patients called into question one of the leading theories about the cause of the dementia.
Dec. 29, 2016
They've been run over with cars, exploded by fireworks, bombarded by cannons and squished under children's snow boots. But in Australia, these baked buildings are demolished for charity — and fun.
Dec. 29, 2016
The nationwide cease-fire is to begin at midnight local time. Russia and Turkey will act as guarantors. The agreement does not include areas under the control of ISIS.
Dec. 29, 2016
This was a big year in politics. But readers also devoured stories on avoiding mosquitoes, raising courageous kids, and why taking notes by hand is still your best bet.
Dec. 29, 2016
The college application process can be confusing and frustrating for prospective students. Here's a look at what happens behind the curtain.
Dec. 29, 2016
The 2016 election was divisive and nasty and full of insults and innuendo. But let's look at the brighter side — here are 10 lighter moments from 2016 that weren't so bad. Some are actually funny.
Dec. 29, 2016
It's taken years since the Great Recession, but wages are showing signs of climbing — though not very quickly. Economists say there are reasons to believe wage growth could continue into 2917.
Dec. 29, 2016
The U.N. endorsed the "Responsibility to Protect" doctrine in 2005, calling on world powers to stop atrocities. But the secretary general says there's no longer global solidarity on the agreement.
Dec. 29, 2016
Many cops believe they're being targeted. But while more officers were killed in ambushes, statistically it is a small number. Still, as one former cop says, pulling up a spreadsheet doesn't help.
Dec. 29, 2016
Everyone knows about postpartum depression, but depression is actually most common among moms of middle schoolers, a study finds. Think surly kids, hormonal changes and skimpy support networks.
Dec. 29, 2016
The 84-year-old star of film, TV, Broadway and Las Vegas was reported to have signs of a stroke.
Dec. 28, 2016
Donald Trump announced plans for the creation of 8,000 jobs in the U.S. tied to the Japanese firm SoftBank, which pledged big investments in American jobs after Trump was elected.
Dec. 28, 2016
A new study tries to find out what happens when girls in the developing world are on their period. And it's complicated.
Dec. 28, 2016

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