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Bush has boasted about his "really good guacamole" recipe on the campaign trail. Just in time for college bowl season, he shared it with NPR.
Dec. 31, 2015
The deal in Saudi Arabia has been no taxation and no representation. Bottom-of-the-barrel crude prices changed the first half of the equation this week, as officials cut utility and gas subsidies.
Dec. 31, 2015
The grand jury indictment accuses Enrique Marquez of conspiring to support a terrorist attack, as well as making false statements to federal authorities.
Dec. 30, 2015
Will they accept? The five candidates are vying to replace Sepp Blatter, who presided over soccer's world governing body until his suspension in October.
Dec. 30, 2015
As activists continue to call for Emanuel's resignation after yet another fatal shooting involving police over the weekend, the mayor announced such changes as more Tasers and better training.
Dec. 30, 2015
Egg producers who for years said they couldn't give up cages for egg-laying hens made the switch to cage-free in 2015. Big egg buyers, including McDonald's, Nestle and Subway, made commitments, too.
Dec. 30, 2015
A big study finds the risk that the baby will die soon after delivery is twice as high if the delivery was planned for home or a birthing center, versus the hospital. But, such deaths are very rare.
Dec. 30, 2015
In Los Angeles County, more than one-quarter of the 375 people shot by law enforcement over a five-year period were unarmed. Police training tries to prepare officers to make split second decisions.
Dec. 30, 2015
The 18-year-old and his mother were apprehended in Mexico on Monday, and had been due to arrive in the U.S. on Wednesday. But Ethan Couch has been granted a temporary stay against his extradition.
Dec. 30, 2015
A robot unveiled by Disney researchers can drive up vertical surfaces. Other machines pushing boundaries: a bot that can jump on water without sinking, and a bot that flies like a bird.
Dec. 30, 2015
Mississippi River Valley flooding has already caused the deaths of at least 18 people in Missouri and Illinois. The water is expected to rise to an all-time high, according to Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon.
Dec. 30, 2015
A state law that prevents convicted criminals from getting full-time jobs in nursing homes or long-term care facilities is unconstitutional, the Commonwealth Court in Pennsylvania ruled.
Dec. 30, 2015
It can be a provocative art show. Or teenagers going out for a walk. By law and tradition, Saudi women still face many restrictions. But they keep stretching the boundaries and the pace is picking up.
Dec. 30, 2015
Bill Cosby has faced numerous civil suits from dozens of women over the years, but this is the first criminal charge. The statute of limitations in the 2004 case was set to expire in January.
Dec. 30, 2015
Scientists keep track of nearly 20,000 pieces of space debris, from the size of an apple to that of a school bus. A visualization from the Royal Institution lets you watch the orbiting trash pile up.
Dec. 30, 2015
Pennsylvania has a 12-year statute of limitations on felony sex crimes, meaning prosecutors had until January to bring charges against Cosby.
Dec. 30, 2015
Some 2 million revelers celebrate on Copacabana Beach every year and excessive drinking doesn't improve their ability to swim.
Dec. 30, 2015
Jason Comely was terrified of being rejected. The only cure, he figured, was to get rejected on purpose, once a day. It started to hurt less and less. And then it actually started to become fun.
Dec. 30, 2015
Fistula, an injury that can result from childbirth, causes incontinence. Health groups supported the idea of a film. Only nobody wanted to back it. That didn't stop Stephanie Linus from making "Dry."
Dec. 30, 2015
Father Albert San Jose became something of a viral hit after a video was posted online of him riding a self-balancing scooter through the aisles, singing "May The Good Lord Bless And Keep You."
Dec. 30, 2015

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