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The Black Panther May Have His Roots In A 15th Century African Kingdom

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 6:00am

Yes, he's a comic book character. And he lives in an imaginary place. But it may be based on a regional powerhouse that flourished in what is now Zimbabwe.

For This Vineyard, It's Duck, Duck, Booze

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:57am

You've heard about the running of the bulls — how about the running of the birds? Each morning, hundreds of ducks are released to patrol a Cape Town vineyard.

Bourbon To Bubbly: Shake Up Your Derby Mint Julep

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:35am

On Derby Day, the mint-infused cocktail reigns supreme. The mint is a must, but these days, everything from brandy to gin and champagne can sub in for the whiskey.

#MemeOfTheWeek: Donald Trump's Taco Bowl

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:15am

If Donald Trump tweets an image of a taco bowl in the heart of a Trump Tower, but no one else is there to eat it, does it make a meme?

Unlike Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Lacks A Simple, Clear Economic Message

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:14am

"I don't think Hillary Clinton wants to do anything in one sentence," says former Obama strategist David Axelrod. "That's the problem, right?"

The Next Progressive Hope? The Man Trying To Unseat The Democratic Party Chair

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 5:00am

As the odds grow longer for Bernie Sanders, liberals unhappy with the party could find a cause in Tim Canova, a college professor taking on Democratic National Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

When Pregnant Women Get Flu Shots, Babies Are Healthier

Sat, 05/07/2016 - 4:00am

Babies are much less likely to get the flu in their first months of life if mom got a flu shot while she was pregnant, a study finds. Yet most expectant mothers don't get immunized.




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