Move over Le Creuset? A new cookware startup founded by and for millennials is getting down to business

Sometimes, it’s hard to imagine a product or industry that a new e-commerce startup hasn’t tried to remake already, from slippers to mattresses, from luggage to lipstick. Yet two childhood friends in New York have seemingly struck on a fresh idea: taking on the stodgy and often expensive world of cookware, where one’s options out of…

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Michael Cohen faces a stern disciplinarian as he awaits sentencing

(CNN)President Donald Trump is set to see the first sentencing in federal court of a onetime close ally for crimes that may have helped propel him to the White House. Cohen’s sentencing is certain to bring renewed scrutiny of his offenses — and their ties to Trump — and could…

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Neil Patrick Harris loves that his ‘A Series of Unfortunate Events’ character is awful

Image: flickr Netflix will adapt the beloved stories of children’s author Roald Dahl, including Matilda, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The BFG, The Twits, and more. The new versions will be animated series as opposed to previous live-action film adaptations. “Netflix is known for innovative and high-quality storytelling,” added Gideon…

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This algae ‘curtain’ could make city buildings into urban trees Sharp Science

Image: columbia / sony “In this telling of the story, it truly could be anyone behind that mask — a little girl, a grizzled detective, a middle-aged sad sack, maybe even another unassuming New York kid — and all the people wearing it are better together than they are apart.” …

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How 2018 became Angela Merkel’s swan song, and who will succeed her?

(CNN)It has been a trying year for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Voters flee to the fringes This was the year that finally wore the indomitable Merkel down. First, there were the public spats with members of her own cabinet. Interior Minister Horst Seehofer clashed with Merkel repeatedly on immigration, harking…

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Read the mud-slinging pitches Facebooks PR firm sent us

Facebook’s latest PR crisis has cast a lurid spotlight on a GOP-led publicity firm called Definers Public Affairs, after a New York Times investigation revealed last week the firm had sought to discredit Facebook critics by, in one instance, linking them to the liberal financier George Soros — a long-time target…

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How three men created a $1 billion salad chain

When Jonathan Neman, Nathaniel Ru and Nicolas Jammet met as freshman at Georgetown University 15 years ago, they bonded over food. Rethinking fast food The young entrepreneurs had a very specific vision for their restaurant: while they liked the “fast” and “cheap” attributes of fast food, they didn’t want to…

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Your questions about the tear gas and tensions at the border, answered

(CNN)Migrants rushed toward the border. US authorities fired tear gas. And a volatile situation that had been simmering for weeks boiled over. What started as a peaceful march spiraled out of control. Migrants set out toward the border Sunday morning from a sports complex in Tijuana, Mexico, where most of…

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Customers rush each morning to buy out doughnut shop’s inventory so owner can spend time with sick wife.

(CNN)For almost 30 years, John Chhan and his wife, Stella, ran the Donut City shop in Seal Beach, California, a constant, reassuring part of countless customers’ lives. But now the hard-working couple is facing a medical crisis, and their patrons are returning the sweetness. But when customers learned about the…

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