Danette Hudson

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Why America Is Moving Left

Republicans may have a lock on Congress and the nation’s statehouses—and could well win the presidency—but the liberal era ushered in by Barack Obama is only just beginning.<p>Over roughly the past 18 months, the following events have transfixed the nation.<p>In July 2014, Eric Garner, an African …

Democratic Party

Is a Revocable Living Trust Right for You?

Wells Fargo & Company and its affiliates do not provide legal or tax advice. Please consult your tax or legal advisors to determine how this …

Finance

America's Embrace of Ignorance

It's pretty easy to see in this election cycle that America has hit a new low in stupidity. I like to collectively call it "The Stupid." The acceptance and glorification of ignorance and anti-intellectualism into our political system is one of the most dangerous threats to our country. It stems …

Government

How to eat healthy on a budget

With pizza, burgers, and junk food easily ordered at the click of a button, it's no wonder we find ourselves with the dual problem of high food costs and low-nutrition diets.<p>But if you're looking to break the delivery habit, dietitians have shared their insider tips on eating healthy while spending …

Nutrition

Do You Have a Digital Estate Plan for Your Online Assets?

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — In this digital age, people amass an electronic wealth of sorts in social media sites, photo-sharing sites, and online …

Tax-Smart Moves When Selling Real Estate

<b>Updated March 2017</b> — If you jumped into real estate at the bottom of the market around 2008, or if you've been holding onto an asset even longer, you …

The Science Behind These Franchisees' Success with STEM Education

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>Franchise Players is Entrepreneur's Q&A interview column that puts the spotlight on franchisees. If you're a franchisee with advice and tips to share, email franchiseplayers@entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Married couple Mistie and Scott Wisniewski …

Entrepreneurship

How one of the deadliest police forces in America stopped shooting people

One night in June 2010, Las Vegas police knocked on the door of a man named Trevon Cole, a marijuana dealer who they believed they had a warrant to arrest. No one answered the door so the police raided the apartment with weapons drawn. Cole was in the bathroom flushing his marijuana down the …

Law Enforcement

How Voting's Changing in the Digital Age

Hey, the Brennan Center for Justice has their boots on the ground and are working hard to ensure that everyone who's eligible has got the means to vote. I figure that service members and vets risk their lives for us, and to thank 'em, the least we can do is register to vote and then actually …

Government

Washington state student arrested for making racist threats | Reuters

SEATTLE (Reuters) - Police have arrested a white student from a Washington state university suspected of posting a racist threat toward a peer on the anonymous social media platform Yik Yak, officials said on Tuesday.<p>The arrest comes amid heightened tensions on U.S. colleges over allegations of …

Latin America

Wells Fargo Conversations

Once children have grown up and moved out, the transition to an empty nest may provide new opportunities to focus on yourself, your interests, and …

How to Get Started With Voluntourism

<b>Updated February 2017</b> — While monetary contributions to charitable organizations are always welcome and effective, oftentimes people want to invest …

Costa Rica

Wells Fargo Conversations

A trust can be a great tool for passing assets to your descendants and can also help your grandchildren meet their goals.<p>Trusts may be helpful …

Finance

Donald Trump: Obama climate change remarks one of 'dumbest things' uttered in history

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump said Monday that President Barack Obama's comments that climate change poses one of the greatest threats to the U.S. is one of the "dumbest things" ever said.<p>The GOP presidential front-runner made the comments at the same time that the President addressed a global …

Donald Trump

Kickstarter project of the week: Lumenus

Kickstarter is teeming with innovation, but very few projects manage to really catch our attention. This new article series is our attempt at bringing the best funding campaigns to your attention. This will include all kinds of different mobile-related products, so be sure to stay tuned for a new …

Time I

Thanksgiving took the place of a holiday commemorating a major Revolutionary War victory

But that individual would likely know about the major late-November holiday of the time: Evacuation Day.<p>Prior to President Lincoln's establishment of Thanksgiving as an annual national holiday — a decision that followed the Union victory at Gettysburg in an attempt to foster national unity — …

Staten Island

Behind the Story: TIME’s Charleston Shooting Cover Piece

<b>Story:</b> “How Do You Forgive a Murder?”<p><b>Outlet:</b> TIME<p><b>Reporters:</b> David Von Drehle, Jay Newton-Small, Maya Rhodan<p><i>On July 17, 2015, a gunman opened fire at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine people. In the aftermath of the tragedy, TIME magazine</i> …

Every step counts

No headphones. Just a phone. Ashley Hicks doesn’t need music when she runs. The new mother needs to hear herself dream a little and still be reachable. Looking at her now, striding it out in one of Atlanta’s urban parks with the new jogging stroller, you can see why she inspired a national fitness …

The Koch intelligence agency

As the billionaires’ network works to reshape U.S. politics, it keeps a close eye on the left.<p>The political network helmed by Charles and David Koch has quietly built a secretive operation that conducts surveillance and intelligence gathering on its liberal opponents, viewing it as a key strategic …

Chamber of Commerce

What Happens When Your Boss Ducks 9/11 Responders

WASHINGTON -- This year, 9/11 responders have made scores of visits to lawmakers in hopes of getting a new, permanent 9/11 bill passed.<p>Most times, they are able to get appointments. Sometimes members of Congress ignore them, though, and they just show up.<p>Then, when staffers figure out that they're …

United States

11 Bathroom DIYs That Take One Hour or Less

Have a spare hour and a boring bathroom? These 11 quick DIYs will fill the time—and your space.<p>Want to spruce up your bathroom, but don't have the time for elaborate projects (or budget for the renovation you've always dreamed of?) Don't worry. Tackling a DIY project may seem like a huge endeavor, …

16 Problems Only Neat Freaks Understand

It's not easy being clean.<p><b>1.</b> <b>You have to get up a half an hour early so that you have time to clean before you leave.</b><p>How could you focus at work if your coffee cup was still in the sink?<p><b>2.</b> <b>Office life is stressful because your cubemate's space is so messy.</b><p>You ask to start working from home just so …

Articles about complete guide designing color on Dwell.com - Dwell

Learn how to convert different areas of your house(Basement, Attic, Backyard, Livingroom) into a mini Home Theater.<p>Yeah, yeah: We know. Dwell homeowners love an Eames shell chair, and our readers love to point out just how much.<p>Architect Pedro Gadanho brings a body of hypercolorful work and a …

Mutations

How We Got to Ferguson—a Reading List

Rage, despair, and confusion trail in the wake of the shooting of Michael Brown. Here’s a reading list that exposes the deep roots in U.S. history …