Carmen D Holzman

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'We've Been Through Darker Times': Barack Obama Speaks In South Africa

<b>Updated at 12:05 p.m. ET.</b><p>Former President Barack Obama celebrated Nelson Mandela's life and legacy in South Africa on Tuesday with a speech that focused not only on the freedom Mandela came to symbolize, but the long walk it took to get there.<p>"We have to follow Madiba's example of persistence and …

South Africa

Trump Now Says He Accepts U.S. Intelligence Reports on Russian Election Meddling

WASHINGTON — Under unrelenting pressure from congressional Republicans, his own advisers and his allies on Fox News, President Trump abruptly reversed course on Tuesday and claimed he had misspoken during a news conference with President Vladimir V. Putin about whether Russia tried to influence the …

Donald Trump

‘Racists have been let loose on the streets:’ Ana Navarro warns people of color how to be safe in Trump’s America

On Wednesday, CNN’s Chris Cuomo kicked off his show by talking about racially fueled events that have resulted in people of color having the police …

Donald Trump

Calif. Toddler Kills Himself with Gun — and Owner Playing Video Games in Other Room Is Charged

Authorities in California say an act of negligence led to the death of a 2-year-old boy, who allegedly got his hands on a gun owned by a family …

Crime

This Simple Hack for Keeping Ants Away Is Going Viral But Does It Really Work?

The Prosecco is on ice, the linens are out and the charcuterie board is ready to go—yep, your summer garden fête is practically perfect. Except for …

Insects

Stop Disgusting Hair Clogs With This Handy Product

My daughter has long hair, which means constant drain clogs. So I tried the SinkShroom. Bottom line: It works. The SinkShroom catches hair before it …

Cleaning

These Are The Best Audiobooks As Read By The Authors

Some books are just meant to be listened to.<p>Some books are meant to be read, others are best listened to. The audiobooks below are all narrated by their authors, adding another form of intimacy to the experience. In their expert voices, they might deliver a great joke, or emphasize a great sentence …

Books

FDA approves first cannabis-based drug

<b>(CNN) —</b> The US Food and Drug Administration approved a cannabis-based drug for the first time, the agency said Monday.<p>Epidiolex was recommended for approval by an advisory committee in April, and the agency had until this week to make a decision.<p>The twice-daily oral solution is approved for use in …

Cannabis

Can this “Drybar of Botox” disrupt the cosmetic injectables biz?

Alchemy 43 wants to take Botox and lip plumping out of the doctor’s office and into a nationwide chain of salons that does one thing: anti-aging injections.<p>On Los Angeles’s trendy West 3rd Street, between the fancy donut shops and designer boutiques, and not far from The Grove, you’ll find a space …

Los Angeles

Trump is a bully who thought Canada was weak. He was wrong about us | Jen Gerson

Trump may be a polarizing figure in the US, but he is turning out to be a great unifier of Canadians<p>It was, by all accounts, a tense conversation over trade and the economy. The US president called the Canadian prime minister an “asshole”. When the prime minister learned of it, he responded: “I’ve …

Donald Trump

Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment Tuesday in an apparent suicide, police said. She was 55.<p>News of her death shocked the fashion world and led to an outpouring of tributes from her legions of fans.<p>A housekeeper …

Kate Spade

The 15 Books We’re Reading This Summer

Is reading in the summer sun better? You tell us. We’ll be checking #goopbookclub to see what you think of the new novels, story collections, and …

Hawaii lava finally reaches the Pacific -- only to create another deadly danger

<b>(CNN) —</b> First it was catastrophic lava. Then it was sulfur dioxide. Now Big Island residents have yet another danger to worry about.<p>Laze -- a mashup of "lava" and "haze" -- is a nasty product formed when hot lava hits the ocean, sending hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the …

Geology

8 killed in shooting at Texas' Santa Fe High School, CNN affiliates report

<b>(CNN) —</b> The teenager who allegedly used a shotgun and a revolver to kill 10 people and wound 10 others at a Texas high school Friday admitted he didn't shoot people he liked and meant to kill the ones he did target, a probable cause affidavit says.<p>Suspect Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 17, has cooperated …

High School

12 Modern Books That Will Become Classics, According To People On Reddit

There are certain books that feel almost inherently "classic." <i>To Kill A Mockingbird. Catcher in the Rye. Moby</i> freaking <i>Dick.</i> But do you ever wonder …

Books

The 3 Americans Freed From North Korea: Who They Are and How They Got There

One was sentenced to 10 years of hard labor in 2016 for an espionage conviction. Two others are scholars — one studies accounting, the other agriculture — who taught at a prestigious science and technology university before they were arrested in 2017 on suspicion of “hostile acts.”<p>All three are …

North Korea

Europe denounces Trump's actions as he breaks with Iran nuclear deal

Donald Trump’s decision to break with the landmark nuclear deal with Iran was met with defiance in Tehran, where the president Hassan Rouhani said he believed the agreement could still survive – but warned that he had instructed the country’s atomic energy agency to prepare to restart uranium …

South Asia

'A serious mistake': Read Barack Obama's statement on President Trump's decision to pull out of the Iran nuclear deal

Former President Barack Obama criticized President Donald Trump's decision Tuesday to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal.<p>The Joint …

South Asia

Twitter advising all 330 million users to change passwords after bug exposed them in plain text

There’s apparently no evidence of any breach or misuse, but you should change your password anyway<p>Twitter is urging all of its more than 330 million users to immediately change their passwords after a bug exposed them in plain text. While Twitter’s investigation showed that there was no evidence …

Security

How Bad Is the Labor Shortage? Cities Will Pay You to Move There - WSJ

By<p>David Harrison and<p>David Harrison<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@d_harrison<p>david.harrison@wsj.com<p>Shayndi Raice<p>Shayndi Raice<p>The Wall Street Journal<p>Biography<p>@Shayndi<p>www.facebook.com/shayndi<p>Google+<p>Shayndi.Raice@wsj.com<p>HAMILTON, Ohio—Jobs at the paper mills and safe manufacturers on this stretch of …

Wall Street

Christians, Their Morality and Their Ironic Intolerance

April 27, 2018 by Jonathan MS Pearce<p>God is love.<p>Or something.<p>Turns out, very often, Christians don’t reflect this ideal. This is kind of …

These Wireless Headphones Have 1,000 Five-star Amazon Reviews — and They're 50% Off Right Now

Good news: Your hunt for the perfect pair of Bluetooth headphones ends here. Sure, “perfect,” may be an ambitious claim, but listen — these …

Consumer Tech

11 Things in Your Kitchen You Need to Throw Away Now

When it comes to keeping or tossing the stuff in our kitchens, we tend to waffle: <i>Do I need to get rid of that old cutting board?Is this leftover</i> …

Students demand action on gun violence with nationwide walkout

PARKLAND, Fla. — They solemnly spilled onto the high school football field, holding signs protesting gun violence and wearing shirts that read "March for our lives." They waved at a crowd of onlookers who had gathered to show support.<p>Exactly one month after 17 people were killed at Marjory Stoneman …

High School

Five Tried-and-True Ways to Increase Happiness in Daily Life

We all want to be happy, undeniably.<p>For some people happiness comes easier than others, but what we’re starting to understand is that happiness, that …

Happiness

We shopped at Costco and Sam's Club to see which is better — and there's a clear reason why you should join one over the other

Costco and Sam's Club are membership-based warehouse stores selling groceries, clothing, furniture, and, well, lots of other stuff. Both stores offer eye and ear exams, a pharmacy, one-hour photo services, and a food court at affordable prices. Even the return policies are similar, with both stores …

59 Best Gifts Under $30

Sometimes, $40 dollars just seems like too much to spend on products. Usually around the first of the month (rent time of course!), I'm not ready to …

33 Cult-Favorite Products On Amazon That Actually Live Up To The Hype

You can buy a lot of weird AF stuff on the Internet. From socks that make your skin peel off to fun shower heads, there's no shortage of wacky things …

Skin Care