Jamia Crockett

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The 10 Best Classic Trenches To Buy This Spring

First worn in the early 1900’s by British and French soldiers during the World War I, the classic trench coat has spanned an impressive history since its development by Burberry. With a comeback hinged on a clever collaboration between the iconic fabrics at Mackintosh and the deconstructed …

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'How To Read A Dress' Connects Centuries Of Women Through Fashion

Clothing is communication; it's a language we unconsciously absorb. And as with any language, the finer points bring the vocabulary together. When Janelle Monae walked the red carpet at the Oscars, we recognized the 18th-century influence in her dress. But that's not just for geometric effect. Wide …

Trump rallies supporters by renewing old promises, insults

MELBOURNE, Fla. (AP) — Just four weeks into his administration, President Donald Trump appeared at a campaign rally that mirrored the months leading …

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Jim McMahon among group of ex-NFL players pushing for legal pot as painkiller alternative

A group of former NFL players is using the Super Bowl to push for a new policy on marijuana, saying the substance should be more widely available as an alternative to opioid painkillers.<p>Former Chicago Bears quarterback Jim McMahon said pot has helped him numb lingering pain from injuries sustained …

Get Smarter in 2017. Here Are 5 Places to Educate Yourself Online (for Free)

Knowledge is power.<p>What do you want to learn more about this year? Nanotechnology? Virtual reality? Bitcoin? How to protect democracy?<p>According to neuroscience professor Ken Kosik, adult education, or specifically engaging in challenging new learning experiences, encourages brain plasticity. And …

7 Ways to Be Better at Life

I've learned how to be better at life by witnessing my family's reaction to my father's death.<p>Two years ago today my Father died from ALS. I was in the room when he took his last labored breath. In fact, my head was resting on his chest when it happened. An overwhelming and profound moment I'll …

The First African-American Professional Basketball Player Now Has a Shoe

Harry Lew made his debut playing basketball for the Pawtucketville Athletic Club on Nov. 2, 1902.<p>He was the first African-American to play the sport …

Trump fires Justice Dep't head over clash on refugee ban

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an extraordinary public showdown, President Donald Trump fired the acting attorney general of the United States after she publicly questioned the constitutionality of his refugee and immigration ban and refused to defend it in court.<p>The clash Monday night between Trump and …

How to Finally Stop Focusing on the Negative

For many of us, it’s second nature to focus on the negative. We tend to dwell on criticisms (while brushing off compliments), and brace ourselves for …

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science

Want to slow down memory loss and cognitive decline? Start shopping for these amazing brain foods.<p>The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently …

This Week In Trump's 'Alternative Facts'

Less than 24 hours after White House press secretary Sean Spicer had spouted numerous falsehoods about inauguration crowd size and more, Kellyanne Conway went on NBC's <i>Meet the Press</i> to defend him. In the process, the counselor to President Trump coined a phrase that's now destined to follow Trump …

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New Congress poised to greet Trump with Russia probes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress' Republican leaders are preparing to greet incoming President Donald Trump with investigations into whether Russia …

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Cheap Places To Travel In 2017 If Your Resolutions Include Spending Less

You’ve heard all the tricks. Wednesday is the best day to fly. Tuesday is the best day to book. January is the cheapest month to travel. Travel …

The Latest: Trump accuses Green Party recount as a 'scam'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President-elect Donald Trump (all times local):<p>2:15 p.m.<p>Donald Trump says that the Green Party is dropping its …

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Man charged after destroying Donald Trump's Walk of Fame star with sledgehammer

A man who publicly smashed President-elect Donald Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star with a sledgehammer and pickax has been charged with vandalism.<p>James Otis, 52, faces one felony count of vandalism for causing more than $400 in damage to the star, according to the Los Angeles County district …

Sophie Theallet vows not to dress Melania Trump, asks other designers to do the same

In an e-mail sent Thursday afternoon, Sophie Theallet has said she will not dress the incoming First Lady Melania Trump and she is calling on other designers to do the same.<p>Theallet, who did not respond immediately available for comment, said in her missive that as an independent fashion brand, "we …

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2016 set to be hottest year on record

Global temperatures are soaring toward a record high this year, the U.N. weather agency said Monday, while another report showed emissions of a key global warming gas have flattened out in the past three years.<p>The reports injected a mix of gloom and hope at U.N. climate talks in Marrakech this week.<p>…

Supermoon: Earth's solitary companion set to reach closest orbit in almost 70 years

On Monday, November 14, the moon will be almost 30,000 kilometers closer to the Earth than it usually is. For astute gazers of the night sky it …

New species of 'weird bird'-like dinosaur discovered in China

Named <i>Tongtianlong limosus</i> - which means “muddy dragon on the road to heaven” - the dinosaur appears to have died after getting stuck in the mud<p>A farmer and construction workers in China have discovered the remains of a new species of bird-like dinosaur that appears to have died after getting stuck …

Jimmy Kimmel Gives Election 2016 The ‘Animal House’ Treatment To Peek Into The Future

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Doc Rivers On Donald Trump: 'Give Him A Chance'

LOS ANGELES — While several of his coaching colleagues took direct aim at Donald Trump following the Republican’s unexpected election as President on …

Read Tim Cook's Email To Apple Employees After Donald Trump's Election

"The only way to move forward is to move forward together."<p>Apple CEO Tim Cook broadcast an all-hands memo to US Apple employees Wednesday evening calling for unity amid the uncertainty inspired by Donald Trump's upset presidential win.<p>In the memo, obtained by BuzzFeed News, Cook — in a nod to one …

Loomis Sayles' Fuss sees higher U.S. bond yields after Trump win

TOKYO (Reuters) - Dan Fuss, one of the world’s longest-serving fund managers, said on Thursday that he had revised up his forecast of U.S. government bond yields next year after Donald Trump was elected the next president.<p>Dan Fuss gestures as he speaks at the Reuters Investment Outlook Summit in …

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Philippine President Extends an Olive Branch to the U.S. After Election

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte appeared to extend an olive branch to the U.S. after Wednesday’s election result, citing common ground with …

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Donald Trump's America

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In Donald Trump's America, undocumented immigrants will be deported en masse, Arab Americans will be racially profiled and the United States will "bomb the s--- out of ISIS."<p>In Trump's America, foreign Muslims will be banned from the US, Syrian refugees sent back to their war-torn …

How to stop sugar from sneaking into your child's diet

<b>(CNN) —</b> A lollipop after a morning doctor visit. A cupcake for a classmate's birthday with lunch. A bag of cookies, gummies or a few little doughuts before after-school activities begin.<p>And dessert is still a few hours away.<p>Even the word "snack" -- once thought of as a healthy, energizing source of …