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APNewsBreak: Google clarifies location-tracking policy

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Google has revised an erroneous description on its website of how its "Location History" setting works, clarifying that it continues to track users even if they've disabled the setting.<p>The change came three days after an Associated Press investigation revealed that several …

Privacy

Catholic Priests Abused 1,000 Children in Pennsylvania, Report Says

Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a period of 70 years, persuading victims not to report the abuse and law enforcement not to investigate it, according to a searing report issued by a grand jury on …

Child Abuse

7 Foods that Can Boost Testosterone Levels Based on Science

Unsure about what foods you should be eating to increase your testosterone levels naturally?<p>It's not your fault.<p>There's more misinformation about …

Nutrition

Build up your IT street cred with this jam-packed online certification courses

Just because you know how to tinker with motherboards doesn't mean you can clinch any job you please. You may have a wide range of technical chops …

Project Management

7 People Who Waited For Marriage To Have Sex Reveal Why They Did

Deciding when you're ready to have sex for the first time is a deeply personal decision. It should go without saying that there is no "right" or …

Relationships

Jeff Bezos told Amazon execs to consider 3 questions before offering someone a job, and they're still spot-on 20 years later

Amazon is always looking to fill a ton of jobs.<p>But before you can land a corporate role with the online retail behemoth, you have to tick three particular boxes in the minds of the hiring managers and executives vetting you.<p>At least, that's the process CEO Jeff Bezos recommended to his team 20 …

Jeff Bezos

U.S. Growth Hits 4.1%, Fastest Since 2014, in Win for Trump

The U.S. economy accelerated to a 4.1 percent pace of growth in the second quarter, the fastest since 2014, letting President Donald Trump claim a …

Economy

A Sociologist Examines the “White Fragility” That Prevents White Americans from Confronting Racism

In more than twenty years of running diversity-training and cultural-competency workshops for American companies, the academic and educator Robin DiAngelo has noticed that white people are sensationally, histrionically bad at discussing racism. Like waves on sand, their reactions form predictable …

Race & Ethnicity

Relationship Red Flags You’re Missing, According to a Divorce Lawyer

<i>The hottest days of the year call for a Summer Fling. This week, we're deep-diving into sex, dating, and relationship drama,</i> <i>here.</i><p>There is a common …

Social Media

'Boy or girl?' Parents raising 'theybies' let kids decide

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Three-year-old twins Zyler and Kadyn Sharpe scurried around the boys and girls clothing racks of a narrow consignment store filled with toys. Zyler, wearing rainbow leggings, scrutinized a pair of hot-pink-and-purple sneakers. Kadyn, in a T-Rex shirt, fixated on a musical cube …

Parenting

The G.O.P. Stands By as Trump Upends American Security

In the aftermath of Helsinki, there has been outcry, but no real action, from the Republican establishment.<p>Fifty years ago, America was in agony. Its unity at home, and its standing abroad, were deteriorating. Today, the country again faces a profound political crisis, and the summer of 1968 is …

U.S. Supreme Court

The secret to success no one talks about (but everyone needs to hear)

You’re sick of the same self-help literature that promises success in just a few simple steps. So am I. It’s all over the Internet, and if it were as …

Motivation

The Overlooked Emotions of Sperm Donation

"My hope is that people think about how this is more than a transaction," says one family therapist.<p>Sperm donation offers a tidy solution to an aggravating problem: When a person or a couple wants a baby and needs a different ingredient than what they’ve currently got to make one, a man with viable …

Sperm

I Don't Need to 'Understand' Anyone Who Still Supports This President*

What his administration* is doing to these migrant children is a national disgrace.<p>T<i>he New York Times</i> had a story on Friday that should’ve brought shame and derision upon anyone who voted for the racist monster in the White House, and upon the racist monster that the other racist monster installed …

Federal Budget Deficit Projected to Soar to Over $1 Trillion in 2020

WASHINGTON — The federal government’s annual budget deficit is set to widen significantly in the next few years, and is expected to top $1 trillion in 2020 despite healthy economic growth, according to new projections from the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released Monday.<p>The national …

Economy

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

Time Management

Facebook says Cambridge Analytica may have had data from as many as 87 million people

On Monday, April 9, you can find out if you were one of them.<p>Cambridge Analytica may have had data from more unwitting Facebook users than originally thought.<p>Facebook now says that the data firm, which collected data about users without their permission, may have collected data on as many as 87 …

Keystone Pipeline leaks 210,000 gallons of oil in South Dakota

<b>(CNN) —</b> A total of 210,000 gallons of oil leaked Thursday from the Keystone Pipeline in South Dakota, the pipeline's operator, TransCanada, said.<p>Crews shut down the pipeline Thursday morning, and officials are investigating the cause of the leak, which occurred about three miles southeast of the …

Oil & Gas Industry

9 ways to impress your boss in a matter of minutes

Your goal as an employee should be to make your boss' life easier. If you can help your manager look good to <i>their</i> manager, you're in good shape.<p>It's simple logic; it's less simple to put into action.<p>To help you out, we've rounded up nine ways you can take the hard stuff off your boss' plate — …

Flickr

8 Questions That Will Tell You Whether or Not You're in the Right Job

The more someone feels comfortable in their work environment, the more they can contribute and have impact.<p><i>How do you determine if you are in the right job or not? originally appeared on Quora:</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the</i> …

Oxfam says it has sacked 22 staff in a year over sexual abuse allegations

Aid charity says it dealt with 87 claims of sexual exploitation and abuse involving its workers, 36% more than in previous year<p>Oxfam has dismissed 22 members of staff over allegations of sexual abuse in the last year, according to figures released by the aid charity.<p>Two staff members resigned …

Catalan leader takes his separatism fight to Europe's heart

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facing possible criminal charges at home that could put him behind bars for decades, ousted Catalan leader Carles Puigdemont took his bid for independence from Spain to the heart of Europe on Tuesday, attempting to portray his secessionist movement as persecuted underdogs who …

After Navy Rescue Of Sailors Adrift At Sea, The Story Gets Stranger

It's a great story: Two women and their two dogs, adrift at sea for more than four months after storms damage their sailboat, are rescued by a U.S. Navy ship 900 miles southeast of Japan.<p>"There is a true humility to wondering if today is your last day, if tonight is your last night," one of the …

John Kelly Pins Civil War on a ‘Lack of Ability to Compromise’

If, by appearing on Laura Ingraham’s show on Monday night, John F. Kelly was trying to do damage control after the indictments of Trump associates earlier in the day, it did not work.<p>Instead, Mr. Kelly, the White House chief of staff, resurrected the debate over Confederate monuments — previously …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

• Criticizing your partner’s character (“You’re so stupid” vs “That thing you did was stupid”)<br>• Defensiveness (or basically, blame shifting, “I wouldn’t have done that if you weren’t late all the time”)<br>• Contempt (putting down your partner and making them feel inferior)<br>• Stonewalling (withdrawing from an …

Self-improvement

HSBC Trader’s Conviction Will Echo in $5 Trillion FX Market

Global currency traders and compliance officers who monitor them were put on high alert after a New York jury convicted a former HSBC Holdings Plc …

Wines Are No Longer Free to Travel Across State Lines

For a golden moment, motivated wine lovers could rely on high-speed internet as a sort of national wine shop. A consumer in Little Rock, Ark., for example, unable to find particular bottles locally, could order them from a shop in New York. It required only a willingness to pay shipping costs.<p>Those …

This Simple Shoe Hack Will Make Your Old Sneakers Look Brand New Again

By the time your sneakers start looking like the Converse Chuck Taylors in the image above, you’re probably already thinking about which pair will …

Chris Wallace Blasts His Own Fox News Colleagues

Fox News Sunday anchor says he isn’t a fan of attacks on media<p>Chris Wallace is going rogue.<p>In a chat with the Associated Press Thursday, the Fox News …