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How Does ISIS Recruit?

The Hillary Clinton campaign has backed off her debate statement that ISIS would use Donald Trump's statements about banning Muslims in its …

The Limits of Fact-Checking

Calling Trump (and others) out for their lies doesn’t seem to make a difference. What’s going on?<p>Of what use are all of journalism’s fact-checking operations? Don’t get me wrong. I’m a devoted fan of the truth, love reading corrections columns in the press and do not shy from revisionist history. …

Why Raising The Minimum Wage Probably Won't Fix Income Inequality

New research shows minimum wage decreases aren't a huge reason inequality has grown since the 1980s.<p>Does raising the minimum wage decrease income inequality?<p>On its face, the answer seems like a fairly straightforward yes. If a huge chunk of people at the bottom of the income distribution are making …

This Is the Secret to Incredible Charisma, According to Science

A new study reveals the unexpected trait that all highly charismatic people share.<p>If you're looking to be more charismatic, the internet has lots of suggestions to offer. You should make more eye contact, suggests one post. Just declutter your mind, advises another expert. These common sense …

The Truth About 7 Food Myths

Throughout my years as a sports nutritionist, several athletes have asked whether they should avoid eating turkey on game days because it might make …

Ted Cruz’s College Roommate Has A Lot To Say – And It’s Awesome (IMAGES)

Many candidates want to keep their personal pasts deep inside the closet. Ted Cruz’s former college roommate is keeping that door wide open, though, …

Experts: Trump’s Muslim entry ban idea ‘ridiculous,’ ‘unconstitutional’

By Jerry Markon<p>, Reporter<p>Donald Trump’s proposal to bar all Muslims from entering the United States violates U.S. and international law and would never be allowed by the courts, legal scholars said late Monday.<p>“Oh, for the love of God,” said Jonathan Turley, a constitutional law expert at George …

Donald Trump

The NRA Was Really Into Gun Control Back When African-Americans Wanted Them For Defense

A lot of Americans used to facetiously refer to the NRA as standing for Not Relevant Anymore. But the NRA’s beefed up attitude following the Sandy …

GOP campaigns fail to unite around debate demands

The push to seize negotiating power from the RNC is rapidly losing ground.<p>The push among Republican campaigns to take greater control of debate negotiations collapsed on Tuesday, as candidates split over whether to sign a letter to TV networks outlining their demands for future debates.<p>The biggest …

Carly Fiorina Responds to ‘The View’ Hosts Who Made Fun of Her Appearance: ‘Let’s See If They Say That to My Face’

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina responded to the jokes the ladies of “The View” made at her expense after the last GOP debate — particularly regarding her appearance — Sunday morning.<p>The hosts of “The View” joked following last week’s GOP debate that Fiorina’s face looked “demented” …

Carson: Syria plan would focus on Putin

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Ben Carson laid out his plan for handling war-torn Syria on Sunday, with a heavy focus on Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p>"My much bigger plan involves, you know, Putin and Iran also," Carson said on ABC's "This Week" Sunday. "Those are the forces that are propping up the Assad …

Marco Rubio is taking some veiled shots at Jeb Bush

In an interview on CBS' "Face The Nation" that aired on Sunday, the senator took a swipe at Bush, implying that the former governor's leadership style was better suited for a previous generation of government.<p>"I know there are people running that have more experience than I do on the issues we …

Gov. John Kasich on State of the Union: Full Interview

Adults Are the Problem

It is time for adults of every race and income group to break our silence about the pervasive breakdown of moral, family, and community values, to place our children first in our lives, and to struggle to model the behavior we want our children to learn. School children don’t need one more “Officer …

Brilliant management advice from LinkedIn's billionaire founder

In his book "The Alliance: Managing Talent in the Networked Age," Hoffman and entrepreneurs Ben Casnocha and Chris Yeh explain how employers can attract and retain the best employees through the formation of alliances where everyone wins.<p>The authors created a presentation outlining their book's …

The Workplace

How to Never Get Angry: 3 New Secrets From Neuroscience

They’re one inch from your face, boiling with rage, screaming and yelling at you.<p>And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that’s …

I asked a Wall Street billionaire for financial advice for someone my age — this is what he said

I wanted the best money advice the investor had for someone my age.<p>I'm 27, so this advice will probably be useful for most millennials — anyone aged 19 to 34.<p>Here are the key takeaways:<p>Noted.

Wall Street

Internet Rejoices After Larry David Nails It As Bernie Sanders On 'SNL'

The Internet's prayers were answered when Larry David surprised audiences as Bernie Sanders on "Saturday Night Live." In true Bernie fashion, the "Seinfeld" co-creator and "Curb Your Enthusiasm" star flailed his arms perfectly, promised he only owns one pair of underwear, and signed off telling …

Bernie Sanders

Capitalism Explained In 2015: "You Have Two Cows..."

<b>When I was a kid,</b> I used to proudly wear around a T-shirt explaining different economic systems using ‘two cows’ as a metaphor.<p>It started off like …

Stephen Colbert and Oprah Get Biblical on ‘The Late Show’

The witty host of the CBS late-night talk show and the mononymous queen of all media sat down for a candid talk on religion and faith.<p>Unlike some of …

DNC chairwoman: Party 'would always have room' for Joe Biden

<i>Watch the first Democratic presidential debate Tuesday at 8:30 p.m. ET live on CNN and CNNgo; join the conversation at #DemDebate.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said Sunday that the party "would always have room" for Vice President Joe Biden in its 2016 …

Ben Carson Blames Holocaust On Gun Control

The Anti-Defamation League says these sorts of comments are "historically inaccurate and offensive."<p>Ben Carson, a candidate for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, blamed the Holocaust on Nazi gun control in an interview on CNN Thursday.<p>Host Wolf Blitzer read a section from Carson's book, <i>A</i> …

Iran's supreme leader: No more talks with the U.S.

Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei on Wednesday banned his country from any more negotiations with the United States, less than three months after Iran and six world powers reached a landmark agreement on Tehran's nuclear program.<p>"There is a reason for our objection to negotiations with the …

South Asia

Joe Biden navigates politics of son Beau's death

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> For Joe Biden, it's about more than Beau.<p>Biden would likely have jumped into the Democratic primary months ago if his beloved elder son's dying wish that he mount another White House run was the only factor in his political deliberations.<p>Biden, though, also has a list of deeply …

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Joe Scarborough Just Doesn't Know What To Do About Bernie Sanders

Ooooh, Bernie Sanders' Big Giant Rally last weekend that brought in 25,000+ people (which, by the way, is a record) has Joe Scarborough's panties in …