Gloria Cordova

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Kevin O'Leary explains one big thing people don't understand about bitcoin (but need to)

With the recent frenzy around the staggering rise in the price of bitcoin, which briefly reached a high of $19,340 trading on the Coinbase exchange …

Cryptocurrency

Obama on Trump victory: we are now all rooting for his success | Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama pledged on Wednesday to work for a smooth transition of power with president-elect Donald Trump, the Republican winner of Tuesday’s election, who has promised to undo Obama’s top domestic and foreign policy initiatives.<p>In brief remarks to reporters …

George W. Bush

First on CNN: US fires warning shots at Iranian vessel after close encounter

<b>(CNN) —</b> A US Navy patrol craft fired three warning shots at an Iranian Revolutionary Guard Corps boat Wednesday after US officials said it had harassed that patrol craft, CNN has learned.<p>Another US patrol craft and a Kuwaiti Navy ship were also harassed in the incident, which took place in the …

Military

12 Inspirational Quotes From Dalai Lama On How To Live A Good Life

Here are some jewels of wisdom from the Dalai Lama's 81 years of life.<p>Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet, celebrated his 81st birthday Wednesday.<p>The Buddhist leader marked the occasion with a birthday celebration at the Drepung Monastery in Karnataka, India.<p>From his humble beginnings as a …

Dalai Lama

How This 26-Year-Old Founder Raised $9 Million

<i>This piece originally appeared on brunchwork.</i><p>Hustle. That’s what Liz Wessel, the 26 year-old founder and CEO of WayUp, attributes her rapid success …

The Top 10 Most Mysterious Shipwrecks of All Time

Photo: Paul Vinten/iStock<p>On March 23, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the U.S. Navy ended a 95-year-old mystery when they announced the discovery of the <i>USS Conestoga</i>, a Navy tugboat that disappeared in 1921 with 56 people on board while en route from San Francisco to …

Rowing

Chanel Does Havana: Pictures

Gisele Bundchen

The Best Beauty Looks From the 2016 Met Gala

The theme of this year's annual Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute Gala—<i>Manus vs. Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology</i>—had everybody wondering what the A-lister attendees and their respective glam squads would come up with. Our imaginations ran wild with thoughts of LED nail art, …

Your Guide to the 2016 Tony Awards, Including Nominations, History, Host and More

The 2016 Tony Awards, the biggest night on television for all current and former theater kids, are coming up — and with nominations announced on …

The Met Gala 2016 in Pictures

Rachel McAdams

The Biggest Trends on the Met Gala 2016 Red Carpet

By and away the biggest trend on tonight’s Met Gala red carpet was a tendency toward the futuristic in all its forms. Some translated the theme in head-to-toe silver, others in body harnesses and armor, and some with slinky cutouts that would make Lara Croft blush. Still, there were some great …

Martial Arts Training in China: Pictures

China

The Best Burgers in America: Top 15 Cities

Here's where to stop for the tastiest hamburgers, cheeseburgers, and other burger-based combos across the country.<p>You voted, and we listened. Whether it's pizza and street food or burgers, barbecue, and yes, vegetarian fare, these are the food-focused cities across the country—and around the …

8 Senior Style Muses You Need to Follow Now

Who says social media is all about tweens? In spite of its prevalence with millennials, the Internet has no age limit: Some of the most thoughtful and fascinating accounts on Instagram, Snapchat, and Vine are those dedicated to women over the age of 60. Whether they’re the personal pages of grande …

A number of things to know about Pi

<b>(CNN) —</b> Math enthusiasts know all about it, and the rest of the population is probably hoping for cherry pie.<p>But March 14 is Pi Day. While last year stretched the symbolic celebration out a little longer -- to 3.1415 -- each year presents ample opportunity for learning.<p>To 31 decimal places, the …

Mathematics

Pictures of the Week 3.10.16

New Orleans

See Amazing Photos of the Real 'Rosie the Riveter' Women of World War II

Woman working on an airplane motor at North American Aviation, Inc., plant in California, June 1942. Photographed by Alf<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Library of …

Meet Team USA’s Olympians: Pictures

World Records

How to fight desertification and reverse climate change

"Desertification is a fancy word for land that is turning to desert," begins Allan Savory in this quietly powerful talk. And it's happening to about …

Epic Blizzard Crushes Eastern U.S.: Pictures

Washington D.C.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Pictures

Hillary Clinton

The Lorraine Motel and Martin Luther King

The Lorraine Motel, located at 450 Mulberry Street, in downtown Memphis, opened its doors in the mid-twenties. It had sixteen rooms and stood just east of the Mississippi River. It was first named the Windsor Hotel, and later the Marquette Hotel. Then, in 1945, Walter and Loree Bailey bought it and …

These Stunning Vintage Photos of Betty White Will Blow You Away

Believe it or not, Betty White turns 94 years old today. (Happy birthday, Betty!) There are so many reasons to love this Golden Girl—and now we're adding these stunning vintage photos we dug up to the list. Take a look at this mega-babe in her younger years:<p><b>It's clear she loves animals (and posing</b> …

Marie Kondo’s illustrated guide to a home that sparks joy

An entranceway that sparks joy<p>As a self-proclaimed tidying freak, I can tell the state of a person’s closets the instant I set foot in the doorway. One client’s front entranceway was jammed with shoes and a bundle of newspapers ready for recycle. Keys, gloves, and delivery forms were strewn …

Minimalism

Who Are the Four Americans Still Being Held in Iran?

Tuesday's historic deal with Iran, which calls for Tehran to curb its nuclear program in exchange for the West's easing up on harsh economic sanctions, has received praise worldwide.<p>But the agreement makes no mention of Americans who have been held in Iran for years.<p>And many, especially the 2016 …

South Asia

Scientist's ashes will come the closest anyone ever has to Pluto, the planet he discovered

When NASA's New Horizons spacecraft makes its closest pass of Pluto on Tuesday morning, eastern time, it will mark a reunion of sorts between the …