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A double smash burger with cheese is messy to eat, but easy to make.

These messy burgers are a smash

A double smash burger with cheese is messy to eat, but easy to make.

July 21, 2021, 6:03am Food

Grilling is a preferred cooking method for a lot of people in summer. Yet there are times when it’s so hot and humid outside that the last place you want to be is standing over a hot grill, dripping sweat. Read story

Chicken Dijonnaise.

Tangy chicken perfect anytime

Chicken Dijonnaise.

July 21, 2021, 6:02am Food

Savor a taste of France with this tangy, creamy chicken dish. I use chicken cutlets for the recipe. They’re thinly sliced chicken breasts about 1/4-inch thick and can be found in the supermarket. They only take about 2 minutes per side to saute. Read story

Summer Shrimp Pasta Salad (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

Keep it cool with this summery shrimp pasta salad

Summer Shrimp Pasta Salad (Linda Gassenheimer/TNS)

July 21, 2021, 6:01am Food

Looking for a light pasta salad, I decided to use orzo (rice-shaped pasta) instead of the thicker short cut pastas. It makes a light version of a traditional pasta salad. Read story

The meat fairly falls off the bone with this tender, slow-cooked chicken cacciatore.

Chicken cacciatore boasts rich sauce, richer memories

The meat fairly falls off the bone with this tender, slow-cooked chicken cacciatore.

July 21, 2021, 6:00am Clark County Life

My mother was a flawless hostess and her table was a paragon of style, with food to match. Meals were meticulously planned and served on her best china and linens, with wine in crystal goblets and after-dinner coffee from a polished silver pot. I won’t say she made it seem… Read story

Fans and supporters of pop star Britney Spears protest at the Lincoln Memorial, during the "Free Britney" rally, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Washington. Rallies have been taking place across the country since the pop star spoke out against her conservatorship in court last month.

Britney Spears’ conservatorship case sparks legislative push

Fans and supporters of pop star Britney Spears protest at the Lincoln Memorial, during the "Free Britney" rally, Wednesday, July 14, 2021, in Washington. Rallies have been taking place across the country since the pop star spoke out against her conservatorship in court last month.

July 20, 2021, 9:51am Entertainment

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prompted by Britney Spears’ conservatorship fight, a bipartisan legislative effort has emerged to reform the process created to protect the rights of more than 1 million people across the United States under the protective arrangements. Read story

This undated photo provided by Walt Disney World shows Disney characters at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary, starting in October 2021.

Animatronic Biden joining Hall of Presidents at Disney World

This undated photo provided by Walt Disney World shows Disney characters at Walt Disney World in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. Walt Disney World is planning an 18-month celebration in honor of its 50th anniversary, starting in October 2021.

July 20, 2021, 9:11am Life

ORLANDO, Fla. — Forget an inauguration ceremony. The true indicator of having made it as president is being added to the Hall of Presidents at Walt Disney World in Florida, an honor President Joe Biden will soon receive. Read story

Some facts about cows and global warming

July 20, 2021, 6:05am Life

I keep coming upon this statistic that states livestock are responsible for 14.5 percent of global gas emissions. Read story

Bobbi Laderer, a bird intern at the Audubon Nature Institute's Species Survival Center in New Orleans, waves and runs to demonstrate alarm for Tornado, a 42-day-old endangered whooping crane chick, on Tuesday.

Big birds back in action

Bobbi Laderer, a bird intern at the Audubon Nature Institute's Species Survival Center in New Orleans, waves and runs to demonstrate alarm for Tornado, a 42-day-old endangered whooping crane chick, on Tuesday.

July 20, 2021, 6:00am Life

NEW ORLEANS — A year after pandemic precautions all but halted work to raise the world’s most endangered cranes for release into the wild, the efforts are back in gear. Read story

These 3D perspective views of the seafloor bathymetry from multibeam sonar offshore of South Carolina show numerous grooves carved by drifting icebergs. As iceberg keels plow into the seafloor, they dig deep grooves that push aside boulders and piles of sand and mud along their tracks. Sediment cores from nearby buried iceberg scours were used to determine when these icebergs traveled south along the coast. (Jenna Hill/U.S.

Icebergs once flowed past Outer Banks to Fla.

These 3D perspective views of the seafloor bathymetry from multibeam sonar offshore of South Carolina show numerous grooves carved by drifting icebergs. As iceberg keels plow into the seafloor, they dig deep grooves that push aside boulders and piles of sand and mud along their tracks. Sediment cores from nearby buried iceberg scours were used to determine when these icebergs traveled south along the coast. (Jenna Hill/U.S.

July 20, 2021, 6:00am Life

A series of mysterious lines carved on the seafloor off North Carolina’s Outer Banks have been identified as “highly unexpected” proof that icebergs once filled the horizon along the East Coast. Read story

Gina Rodriguez as Melanie, from left, Richard Jenkins as Robert Dyne and Evan Rachel Wood as Old Dolio Dyne in a scene from director Miranda July's "Kajillionaire." (Matt Kennedy/Focus Features)

Racial diversity up in LGBTQ film

Gina Rodriguez as Melanie, from left, Richard Jenkins as Robert Dyne and Evan Rachel Wood as Old Dolio Dyne in a scene from director Miranda July's "Kajillionaire." (Matt Kennedy/Focus Features)

July 19, 2021, 6:05am Entertainment

NEW YORK — The year 2020 saw welcome growth in racial diversity of LBGTQ characters in films released by major studios, according to a new study by the advocacy group GLAAD. But for the fourth year in a row there were no transgender or non-binary characters in those films. Read story