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The Michelin Guide revealed its 2015 star ratings for New York City restaurants. See the full list on Eatocracy.
From crystal bowl to trash can, nothing says "party" like punch. Try these classic party punch recipes.
Why do you crave pumpkin flavors in the fall? The answer might surprise you. Learn about pumpkin panic and view tasty fall dessert recipes.
Author R.L. Stine revives his famous "Fear Street" series at a time many consider to be a renaissance of young adult horror.
California SB 967 requires students to seek "affirmative consent" from partners at each stage of sexual activity. How does "yes means yes" really work?
A 15-year-old British schoolboy has struck a chord with his eloquent response to actress Emma Watson's United Nations speech.
National Coffee Day: Perfect your pour-over technique and you'll never stand in line at the coffee shop again.
William Wegman's latest picture book "Flo & Wendell Explore" features photos and paintings inspired by his pet Weimaraners.
Beer's devoted fanbase has been bubbling up ever since its invention in ancient Egypt. The elixir of water, malt, hops and yeast was even made illegal briefly in the U.S. during Prohibition.
In the season premiere of "Parts Unknown," Anthony Bourdain travels to Shanghai to find soup dumplings and skyscrapers.
A luscious, pan-seared steak deserves a mighty red wine. Here's what experts say you should drink.
Hundreds of students staged a walk-out outside Denver, accusing the school board of trying to censor what they're taught about U.S. history.
Your home leftovers are creating new homes known as Earthships, in the mountains of New Mexico. The future of city living may not need the city at all.
CNN's Lisa France opens up about her lifelong struggle with weight and lightening its emotional burden.
From Maori to ancient Celtic designs, our forefathers REALLY knew how to do body art.
CNN Heroes: Bridget Cutler helps struggling mothers acquire the basic items to care for their children -- and with advice and support.
In the Swedish city of Malmoe, an old shipyard has been converted from industrial wasteland to eco-district, setting an example for sustainable living.
For his latest book, artist Doug Rickard snatches frame grabs from videos uploaded to YouTube. He says he found "an inversion of the American dream."
Blackfriars bridge in the City of London is the largest solar-powered bridge in the world.
Wesleyan University in Connecticut announces residential fraternities will be required to be co-ed.
Asexual orientation means feeling little or no sexual attraction to other people. To the asexual community, that's A-OK.
Could sewage be recycled to provide water that's cleaner than what comes out of your tap? Singapore says yes.
Find out which titles made the American Library Association's list of most challenged books, which comes out each year during Banned Books Week.
Meet Curitiba's Bus Rapid Transit system, paving a new way for mobility with traditional means.
Modern manners for men: Don't listen to the naysayers. Chivalry isn't dead -- it just needs an update.
The future of urban mobility may be one where motorists, pedestrians and cyclists act as one.
Backlash prompts Clemson University to suspend mandatory online course that asked students and faculty about their sex lives, drinking and drug use.
A wife, a husband and a daughter shared their raw and powerful stories of domestic abuse.
America's Test Kitchen's banana bread recipe is moist, delicious and never too heavy.
A Facebook policy that asks users to provide real names on profiles has people from all walks of life worrying their accounts might be in jeopardy.
Bestselling author A.J. Jacobs is trying to build a family tree of the entire world and hold a Global Family Reunion next year.
A junior high student was asked to change out of a T-shirt that read "Virginity Rocks" last week. Her mother says she should be free to express her beliefs.
From the Gulf Coast to the Pacific, the freshest bivalves are being shucked at the best oyster bars in America.
Talk show host Meredith Vieira is the latest public figure to share her story of domestic violence inspired by the social media movement #WhyIStayed.
Fall brings a wave of new young adult books, including Carl Hiaasen's first teen novel and the latest from "Pretty Little Liars" author Sara Shephard.
Athletes from Michael Vick to Tiger Woods were ultimately forgiven by fans. Could Ray Rice also get a second chance? Kelly Wallace asks.
An in-house microbrewery puts this strip club ahead of the curve.
The indictment of Adrian Peterson on child abuse charges has revealed sharp differences in cultural, regional and generational attitudes toward spanking.
When faced with family dysfunction, we had no problem asserting our role as godparents, living up to the African proverb that it takes a village to raise a child.
Exclusive interview with White House chef Cristeta Comerford.
'Mockingjay Part 1' trailer has Hunger Games fans excited. Here are more YA books turned movies.
High rents are closing restaurants. Kate Krader says they should be protected by landmark status.
CNN's Cara Reedy, who has achondroplastic dwarfism, writes about her life as a little person.
Kendall Jenner models at New York Fashion Week. The camera loves this reality TV veteran.
Domestic violence between parents has a deep and lasting impact on children, according to experts.
Vegan and vegetarian options are plentiful throughout Central Europe. Here's how to find them.
Fifty shades of parenting: Do you want your kids to see "Fifty Shades of Grey"?
Fashion mogul Tory Burch worked with a feng shui master to create a positive atmosphere in her Manhattan offices.
Try America's Test Kitchen's best make-ahead chicken fingers recipe.
Chip Paillex's nonprofit, America's Grow-a-Row, grows and harvests fruits and vegetables for people in need throughout the state of New Jersey.
New York Fashion Week offers a look ahead to what we'll be wearing in Spring 2015.
The ways mother-daughter book clubs can help empower girls are the focus of Lori Day's new book, "Her Next Chapter."
They're the hard-working MVPs of the restaurant world, and most diners never know it. All hail the dishwashers.
Lindsey Rogers-Seitz, who lost her son in a hot car death in Connecticut, hopes mandatory sensors in cars and car seats will stop such tragedies.
Lingerie-inspired looks that are made to be seen are emerging from the boudoir and onto runways, the red carpet, street style blogs and even the office.
Model Shaun Ross, who was born with albinism, challenges notions of beauty during New York Fashion Week.
A look back at the summer of 1994.
Texas brewery Austin Beerworks is doing its part to "keep Austin weird" by releasing the first 99-pack of beer to consumers.
It may technically be a Saturday, but it sure feels like Fry-day to us: August 30 is International Bacon Day.
Kelly Wallace asks why some people are so uncomfortable seeing a mother breastfeed in public.
Grilling a turkey burger that tastes every bit as meaty, tender and juicy as the beef kind is a tall order -- until now.
Designer Nili Lotan goes beyond the machine gun dress.
Survivors of rape and abuse share stories and find solidarity in crowd-sourced "Monument Quilt" touring the country.
Being the mother of an addict is an incredibly lonely and isolating place, parents around the country tell CNN's Kelly Wallace.
Some parents say the Connecticut school shooting confirms the need to protect children and teach them to defend themselves using guns.
Spanish retailer Zara apologizes for striped t-shirt with yellow star that drew criticism for its resemblance to uniforms worn in the Holocaust.
Sometimes "sorry" really does seem to be the hardest word, but the mechanics of good apologies aren't difficult to understand.
T.J. Guerrero, 12, gained national attention after a sour neighbor tried to shut down his lemonade stand.
For Rebecca James, the onset of "Beatlemania" meant one thing: a lot of waiting.
While digging through a box that belonged to his father, Robert Ondrovic uncovered a collection of vintage photos that brought him back to the 1964 World's Fair.
With "Mad Men" starting back up, we wanted to know -- was all that glamour real, or is it just the magic of TV?
What were the hallmarks of summer 1964? Beatlemania, "Mary Poppins," the monokini and the Schwinn Sting-Ray.
The National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta opens June 23, just one of many civil rights museums in the works around the United States.
Here's a dirty little secret about the civil rights movement:. A lot of Americans don't want to hear about it. Ans why should they?
There were two distinct groups of guys in high school back in the '60s: Those who had cars, and those who didn't.
Most moms agree that motherhood has changed dramatically over the years. But is it for the better or worse?
Can you imagine pregnancy being a fireable offense? Or a woman needing her husband's signature to open a bank account?
Food recalls, like for peanut butter, sprouts and bad meat, are in the news all the time, but how do they actually work?
How should parents address race and class when talking to children?
It's easy to fall into a self-absorbed spiral when you're a bride-to-be, but don't alienate your single friends.
Savor the season a little longer with these oven roasted tomatoes from America's Test Kitchen.
"Real Simple" readers share the classic children's books they still love as adults.
Salad can take on many forms, but calling meatloaf chunks "salad" was a bit much for this writer.
Raw conversations about life in America are being re-energized between black families and their young sons in the wake of violence in Ferguson, Missouri.
Little League pitcher Mo'ne Davis is a sensation and an inspiration to boys and girls alike, CNN's Kelly Wallace says.
Major peanut butter producer nSpired Natural Foods issues a recall after testing turns up salmonella.
Siren, a new dating app created for women by women, puts the ladies in control of online connections.
The jump from elementary to middle school can be a painful transition for adolescents and their parents.
A new survey shows American families still face food insecurity in the aftermath of an economic downturn.
Star chefs and young upstarts stand side by side in new urban food halls.
Chef and cookbook author Julia Child would have been 102 today. Her culinary legacy lives on.
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The South's 10 best new restaurants reflect international influences, laid back attitude and careful ingredients.
Children suffer from mental illness, too. Here's how to recognize it.
This second-generation Korean-American is changing people's perception of kimchi one funky jar at a time.
The more people share their experiences with depression, the more others suffering from the condition realize they're not alone, says Kat Kinsman.