Cleo Medina

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Mother's Day Brunch: 15 Recipes That Will Wow Mom

If you really want to show Mom how much you love her, skip the crowded restaurants and make her a homemade brunch instead. From Blueberry Pancakes to Sausage Bread Pudding, all of these recipes are perfect for pampering the special moms in your life.<p><b>1. Blueberry Pancakes with Maple Blueberry …

What Went Wrong With Marco Rubio?

I<p>f there was a moment during the early primary season when you could almost feel the self-delusion infecting the Republican establishment, it was on …

Republicans

Inside Apple CEO Tim Cook’s Fight With the FBI

The day after the massacre in San Bernardino, Calif., where Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik shot to death 14 people and wounded 22 others at a …

Here's Why You Should Stop Worrying About Terrorists Entering The U.S. As Refugees

It's much easier for a would-be terrorist to fly to the U.S. on a tourist visa.<p>After a series of attacks in Paris by the Islamic State group killed 129 people on Friday, several prominent Republican politicians called for the U.S. to stop taking in refugees from Syria, arguing that authorities …

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar: Ben Carson Is Terrible for Black Americans

Now that Ben Carson is the leading GOP candidate, the doctor is under a lot more pressure, not just as a candidate, but as a representative of …

Here's where Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders stand on the issues

Though Hillary Clinton is still the front-runner for the Democratic nomination, she's increasingly seeing a real challenge from the left from Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vermont).<p>Sanders has galvanized the progressive left, and he has become a threat to win more left-leaning, early-voting states like …

Republican debate: Fact-checking the candidates

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The CNN Fact-Checking Team worked through both Republican debates Wednesday night, comparing notable, surprising or otherwise interesting claims from the candidates against the facts.<p>The team, comprised of researchers, editors and reporters across CNN, picked the juiciest …

New Jersey

7 Presentation Tips From the World's Best Public Speaker

Delivering an effective presentation requires more than just self-confidence. It requires techniques that connect the speaker with the audience on a …

What’s in all that e-cig vapor?

Wander into a vape shop in the mall or online, and you can find a smorgasbord of flavors: cotton candy, vanilla custard, even Unicorn Milk or Katy Perry’s Cherry.<p>Flashy flavors have helped e-cigarettes, designed to vaporize a nicotine solution, grow into an industry with an estimated $3.5 billion …

Clinton, O'Malley, Sanders, and Student Loan Reform: What Should We do?

All three of the major Democratic presidential contenders have released plans with their ideas on how to fix our student loan crisis. (Note: I have publically endorsed Bernie Sanders.) All of their plans include excellent ideas about how we can address this crisis. Something I frequently talk about …

Donald Trump's clueless immigration plan

<b>(CNN) —</b> They have got to go. That about sums up the immigration ideas laid out by Donald Trump on Sunday's "Meet the Press," and in an accompanying 1,900-word policy paper. After making opposition to illegal immigration a cornerstone of his circus-like presidential campaign, The Donald has finally …

Girls Aren't Good At Math

Girls aren't good at math. Left-handed people aren't good at math. Athletic people aren't good at math. Pick a demographic and there is likely a stereotype about whether or not they are good at math.<p>In the 5th grade, there was a particular math lesson I really enjoyed that got me excited. I had the …

This Infographic Will Teach You Every Coconut-Oil Beauty DIY

Ten ways to use coconut oil, Mindy Kaling's confidence-boosting tips, and how to get surfer girl hair, ahead in today's Alluring Links.<p>This infographic illustrates every coconut-oil DIY you could ever need. [Mind Body Green]<p>See the best beauty looks from the 15 years of <i>The Daily Show</i>. [Into the …

Election 2016: Candidates Guide and Women's Issues

Take a deep breath, everyone. We're still 15 months out, and the 2016 presidential race is already front-page news (with the first GOP debate making TV ratings history). There are nearly two dozen (22, exactly) candidates dropping in at lunch counters, pontificating at town halls, and tossing barbs …

Embarrassing Jeb Bush Flip-Flops on Iraq, Again

By his collapsing poll numbers, despite his intense campaigning, we know that Jeb Bush might be one of the worst candidates of all time. But, sometimes, bad politicians make good elected officials. So, the question remains, would Jeb Bush make a good Commander in Chief?<p>No.<p>I had planned to write an …

Could a 'President Bernie Sanders' deliver?

<b>(CNN) —</b> America is suddenly feeling "the Bern" -- the political momentum that seems to be lifting Bernie Sanders, who is drawing huge crowds wherever he goes, including roughly 28,000 fans in Portland and another 28,000 in Los Angeles. Celebrities such as Sarah Silverman and Mark Ruffalo are …

Middle-class

Inside the GOP Clown Car

T<p>he thing is, when you actually think about it, it's not funny. Given what's at stake, it's more like the opposite, like the first sign of the …

How to Gain Control When You're Stuck in a Willpower Rut

"On one level, wisdom is nothing more than the ability to take your own advice." -- Sam Harris<p>Two months ago, I was happy, productive, and excited for summer. I was eating well, being creative, and exercising every day. My next book was percolating, and I felt giddy as I plotted out the lives of my …

5 Truly Healthy And Delicious Matcha Recipes

No ice cream here!<p>By now, you've probably hopped on the matcha bandwagon. Whether you're chowing down on matcha ice cream or grabbing iced lattes from your local coffee shop, this powdered green tea's rich, creamy taste is hard to resist. Plus, it has some appealing health benefits, including a …

How to Discover Your Purpose and Do Work You Love

Imagine feeling unmotivated and unfulfilled, being unsure of your talents and passions, and lacking a sense of direction or purpose in your life and in your work. For many, this is reality, but it doesn't have to be. With a bit of self-inquiry, introspection, and determination, you can discover …

5 ways to dramatically reduce the cost of college

The sticker price of college keeps rising - fast.<p>As state budgets shrank between 2007 and 2012, some public schools hiked tuition 40 to 50 percent. …

College & University

The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream?<p>Heavy questions. One researcher believes that writing down the answers can be decisive for students.<p>He …

This Is the JFK Speech Obama Just Quoted in His Iran Deal Speech

With the news on Tuesday that a nuclear deal had been reached with Iran, President Obama addressed the nation about the long-discussed arrangement. …

What the Iran Nuclear Deal Means—and What It Doesn't

Iran and the 5+1/E3+3 Powers (U.S., Britain, France, Germany, China, and Russia) have at last completed a comprehensive nuclear agreement after years …

The Road to Success Is Boring — and That's OK

For a long time I was only “half in” my business.<p>I had a good idea. It was sort of working. But life kept getting in the way. I always had a reason …