Gabriella Schwarz

7,230 Added | 12 Magazines | 47 Likes | 48 Following | 12,915 Followers | @GabySchwarz | Seattle native. Recovering violinist. @Flipboard's News Editor. Former @CNN - er/White House producer. http://flip.it/dailyedition

What is the most famous battle in British history?

<i>To mark the re-opening of the National Army Museum this week after a three year £23.75m redevelopment, our readers are invited to vote in a national poll to determine the most significant infantry battle in British history.</i><p>The Battle of Waterloo - June 18, 1815<p><b>Who it was between?</b><p>Allied coalition …

Military History

Stepping Out, Melania Trump Honors Women Affected by Bias and Abuse

WASHINGTON — Melania Trump has been a spectral presence since her husband became president. But on Wednesday, the first lady stepped out of the shadows, speaking out on behalf of women who battle gender discrimination and violence around the world.<p>“Wherever women are diminished, the entire world is …

Women's Rights

Kushner, taking new White House role, faces rare scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — Jared Kushner has been a power player able to avoid much of the harsh scrutiny that comes with working in the White House. But this week he's found that even the president's son-in-law takes his turn in the spotlight.<p>In a matter of days, Kushner, a senior Trump adviser, drew …

Donald Trump

42 Questions About Brexit That Need Answering

The starter’s pistol has fired. British Prime Minister Theresa May has officially triggered “Article 50” of the Lisbon Treaty, initiating a two-year …

Brexit

If You Can Sew, You Could Be the Queen’s New Decorator

Calling all those with an eye for palace interiors. Queen Elizabeth II is in need of a new decorator—one who specializes in making curtains and upholstery. According to a job listing posted by the Royal Household, the employee will work on pieces for Buckingham Palace, Windsor Castle, and St. …

Royal Family

Black in Fashion

<b>Black</b>. Colour of mystery and mortality, Anna Wintour hates it, while Abercrombie & Fitch banned employees from wearing it in their stores. For many …

In Brooklyn’s Kosher Pizza War, Modern Tastes Battle Ancient Law

In a city as pizza-crazed as New York, pizza wars erupt with some regularity, from dollar slice joints battling for customers in Manhattan to a Mafia-tinted dispute over a stolen sauce recipe between a pizza shop in Brooklyn and another on Staten Island.<p>But perhaps nothing compares to a kosher …

Pizza

Nicole Kidman Has a Glamorous Approach to Airport Style

A simple trench coat goes a long way.<p>Just as the debate over appropriate airport attire hit its peak, <b>Nicole Kidman</b> arrived at the airport in Sydney on Tuesday looking especially glamorous. The actress was joined by her two daughters and husband, <b>Keith Urban</b>. She wore a knee-length white dress and …

Hollywood

This 'Fresh Prince of Bel-Air' Reunion Makes Us Feel All Kinds of Nostalgia

This is the story all about how my life got flip-turned upside-down. And I’d like to take a minute, just sit right there, about how… a photo of the …

Entertainment

Grand Central Market favorite Wexler's Deli is opening a location in Century City, with plenty of pastrami

From Peruvian quinoa bowls in Hollywood to excellent pastrami in Century City, here’s what’s happening in the Los Angeles food and drink world:<p><b>Pastrami king:</b> Chef Micah Wexler and partner Michael Kassar, the duo behind the Wexler’s Deli inside Grand Central Market and another location in Santa …

Restaurants

These Companies in Washington, D.C. Have the Coolest Office Perks

Some will inspire you, others will leave your jaw hanging, but you'll probably want them all.<p>Months after our quest to find some of the snazziest offices in the mid-atlantic, we've journeyed to the Nation's Capital to find more of the coolest offices -- this time, however, we wanted to discover …

Capital One

Uber is building its own EV charging network in London

Uber's fleet of electric vehicles in London is set to rise in the coming weeks after the company announced an expansion of its partnership with Nissan. The two companies have committed to deliver an additional 100 Nissan LEAF EVs, trebling the number of green vehicles available via its app. To …

Uber

Article 50: The people who will negotiate Brexit

<b>The nature of Brexit will ultimately be decided by the governments of the 27 remaining EU nations and the UK. But the figures who negotiate the detail of the deal will be hugely important.</b><p>Many would argue that Germany's Angela Merkel and the UK's Theresa May are the two most important people in the …

Theresa May

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner's ever-growing spheres of influence

Donald Trump

Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner: Rising Powers at the White House

The speculation began almost immediately after Donald Trump was elected: Who would have the ear of the famously unpredictable 45th president?<p>For a time it appeared that White House adviser Steve Bannon, memorably depicted as the Grim Reaper on "Saturday Night Live," was the power behind the throne. …

Donald Trump

In New York, searching for the reclusive and elusive Melania Trump

Donald Trump

Matte Black Hardware Is Having A Moment, and We’re Not Mad

From kitchen sinks to showerheads to towel rings, one thing is certain this spring: Matte black metal is back, baby. And the best part about this …

9 Ways to Wear All Black Without Feeling Like You're Going to a Funeral

Real talk: All-black outfits are our main, number one go-to. They’re flattering and easy to put together. But if you’re worried about looking a …

These Are The Black Dresses Every Woman Should Own

The little black dress is one of the most functional and stylish staples in a woman’s wardrobe. No matter the season, we consistently reach for the …

A hotel willl open in the historic former Life magazine office in New York

If you’ve ever dreamed of living like a big-city journalist, you can steep yourself in history in a new hotel in the former Life magazine office in New York.<p>Life Hotel, which is set to open in early April, is located in the iconic building that for years attracted writers and artists to the …

Hotels

Los Angeles’ Ice Cream Moment

The City of Angels might just be the best place in America to enjoy a scoop.<p>Los Angeles is a city of guilty pleasures. From chili-slathered Pink’s hot dogs and animal-style In-N-Out burgers to French dip sandwiches at Cole’s, it’s a town that’s not afraid of a good nosh. (Don’t worry, LA’s juice …

Dessert

Revealed: The 20 most popular attractions in Britain

The British Museum has been confirmed as the most popular UK attraction for the 10th year running, with 6,420,395 people passing through its doors in 2016.<p>Figures released today by the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) revealed that all of the 10 most popular spots are in London, …

London

Facing Gators and Detours, First of New York’s New Ferries Voyages North

ON THE OKEECHOBEE WATERWAY, Fla. — The captain and crew of the New York City-bound ferryboat known simply as Hull 200 spotted their first big alligator just before noon on Friday. And, eagerly anticipated as it was, it turned out to be a bad omen.<p>Their delight at seeing the reptilian menace slide …

Florida
England

Trump taps Kushner to lead a SWAT team to fix government with business ideas

Government

Ivanka Trump to attend women's economic summit in Berlin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump is planning a trip to Germany to attend a summit on the economic empowerment of women, a senior administration official said Sunday.<p>The first daughter was invited by German Chancellor Angela Merkel during Merkel's recent White House visit, said the official, who was …

Ivanka Trump

Attention, complainers: Venting at work makes you feel even worse

After a long day, it’s very tempting to throw up your hands and vent about how nothing at work makes any sense.<p>Don’t do it. Or if you do rant about …

Psychology

43 Style Lessons We Learned From Carrie Bradshaw

If there's one woman who taught us everything we know about fashion, it's Carrie Bradshaw. The headstrong fashionista at the center of the Sex and the City franchise has broken more style rules than we can count and has inspired us to do the same.<p>From her tulle skirts to her masterful print-mixing, …

Clothing

10 Facts About Sex and the City That Will Blow Every Fashion Girl's Mind

You think you know every <b>Sex and the City</b> episode like the back of your hand, but when it comes to the little style notes, you're out of the loop. So much goes into nailing every shot and creating the perfect look — just ask costume designer Patricia Field, who made sure no outfit was repeated …

Fashion

A New London Exhibition Spotlights the Women Who Survived ISIS

A new London exhibition is displaying portraits of Yezidi women who survived violence when living under ISIS.<p>The #IamYezidi exhibit at the Lacey …

Sikhism