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Ukrainian lawmakers vote to end nation's nonaligned status

The Ukrainian parliament voted Tuesday to end the nation’s nonaligned status in the face of Russian aggression, angering Moscow and potentially opening the way to NATO membership in years to come.

What Can You Recycle During The Holidays? [Infographic]

Christmas is just about upon us, so we’re starting to slow down here at sustainablog: expect posts a little less regularly from now until New Year’s Day. But before I start getting my break on, I thought I’d share this great infographic...Show More Summary

2014 was stuffed with good food news that you never heard about

While high-profile issues aroused inflexible rhetoric, the food movement made real progress this year in a handful of important but less prominent areas.

Bratton defends city, NYPD after cop anger over shootings

The assassination of two New York cops has reopened a debate about how a police department, often under fierce political strains, can deal with a civilian authority of elected officials.

Consumer spending jumps in November as incomes rise

Consumer spending jumped last month as Americans' incomes continued to rise, the Commerce Department said Tuesday.

FBI looking for suspect in 6 bank robbery cases in L.A. County

The FBI is searching for a suspect they say robbed or tried to rob six Los Angeles County banks in 10 days.

Beyond 'The Interview': A short list of films banned for political reasons

"The Interview" may not be much of a film, but then again, it doesn't take much to put a Hollywood movie on one or more countries' blacklists.

As economy improves, caterers see a growing appetite for holiday parties

Inside the kitchen of catering firm Heirloom L.A., chefs buzz with adrenaline. Cooks jump from one task to another, some peeling onions while others braise short ribs or tackle risotto. All hands — and spatulas — are on deck for the holiday season.

Man who lived in storage unit full of child porn sentenced to prison

A 73-year-old man who was arrested while living in a Cathedral City storage unit full of child pornography was sentenced Monday to 2-1/2 years in federal prison.

At Indian temple, widows from lowest caste are exalted as priests

They file into the Hindu temple at midday: tittering schoolchildren in untucked uniforms, office workers on lunch break, camera-wielding European tourists glassy-eyed from the heat.

How to make sure none of your holiday cookies go to waste

The EPA's Ashley Zanolli dishes up the best ways to curb your food-waste footprint during the holidaze.

Redeem this story for one last-minute, totally green gift idea

On the 12th day of DIY Christmas, it is getting down to the wire... but it's still not too late to make some coupons for favors redeemable at a later date.

Protest too much? 2014 was a big year for rabblerousing

From Keystone to Ferguson, the climate march to New York's fracking ban, here are the highs and lows of a pivotal year for the planet.

Clippers in a zone of their own, the wrong one, in road loss to Spurs

The Clippers have played seven games in the last 11 days, their defense seemingly always lagging back in whatever time zone they have left behind.

Netflix Has Its Luke Cage

Everybody knows Iron Man, Spider-Man, and The Avengers, but how many people know Luke Cage: Hero For Hire? He was considered the Blaxploitation superhero, a reference to the African American movies of the ‘70’s like Shaft, and Cage was indeed superbad, with a big ‘fro, and heavy duty kung-fu moves. Comics Luke Cage Marvel Netflix The Avengers

Star Trek 3 Officially Has a Director

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Dr. Evil Calls Out North Korea

Austin Powers's arch nemesis shows us how it's done Trending Dr. Evil Austin Powers north korea The Interview SNL

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