There are more than 6,000 languages in the world, but the vast majority of people won't learn more than two or three. Language barriers can cause frustration and inconvenience if you're traveling to a
Our timeline spans more than two centuries to explain the dramatic chain of events that led to the establishment of a Jewish state in Palestine. Further explore pivotal years in depth through our films.
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When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you. We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to
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2019 is upon us. Meaning it's time to stop thinking about how to improve your health, job, relationships, and life in general — and time to start doing. And we're here to help. Above is our 31-day guide
Two years ago, a young woman named Michele Hansen spotted a job opening that piqued her interest. She wasn’t qualified—the posting was for a product manager at an investment company, and she had no experience
The crisis convulsing the Persian Gulf, entangling the United States and now threatening to pull in Turkey and Iran, can be traced to a dilemma facing a man who had just deposed his own father. When Sheikh
Why are we focusing on who leaked what to whom, when our democracy is under siege? It was a breezy, surprisingly pleasant summer week in Washington as the frenzy around potential Trump-Russia revelations
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This week’s bombing in Manchester, England, was another gruesome reminder that the threat from radical Islamist terrorism is ongoing. And President Trump’s journey to the Middle East illustrated yet again
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This weekend, US president Donald Trump is traveling to the Middle East to deliver a speech about Islam. My bet is that within the first half of that speech—written by the Muslim-baiting Stephen Miller—he’ll
New graduates may think they’re ready for the world, but even after all that learning, there’s still room in their heads for some wisdom. We asked a dozen business leaders—from CEOs of big companies and
Want to know one of the "secrets" to becoming a better leader? Become a more voracious reader. One of the best ways to "stand on the shoulders of giants" is to read. We hear it all the time--that the successful
true The White House remains on a collision course between the president's fixed habits and the demands of his new job. The 70-year-old leader of the free world sat behind his desk in the Oval Office Friday
The theatrics were perfect. The Pentagon shopped to the media a video of the missiles as they were lofted up and away. MSNBC’s Brian Williams was among those moved by the aesthetics of violence: “We see
How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem. President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least
Employees must up-level their skills and seek new challenges at work and outside of work. One of the best ways to do that is to take a class on an in-demand topic. From Mandarin language classes to computer
Some of the talks deal with happiness and success, and others with memory and motivation. But all of them provide an important window into what makes us tick. Here are a handful to get you better-acquainted
World SEOUL, South Korea — A senior North Korean defector has told NBC News that the country's "desperate" dictator is prepared to use nuclear weapons to strike the United States and its allies. Thae Ho
Some of his comments can be interpreted as potentially reducing the threat of nuclear war. The major threat right now is right on the Russian border. Notice, not the Mexican border, the Russian border.