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The 11 best US cities for young people to buy a home

According to personal finance site SmartAsset, fewer than 35% of adults under age 35 own a home. But owning a home doesn't have to be a far-off dream, even if you're still in your 20s or early 30s.<p>In a recent report, SmartAsset determined the best cities in the US for first-time homebuyers by …

Real Estate

Mark Zuckerberg Asks Employees To Stop Crossing Out “Black Lives Matter” On Facebook’s Walls

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg is asking his employees to stop being ignorant and racist (my words, not his).<p>In an internal memo obtained by Gizmodo, Zuckerberg said he was disappointed by the “several recent instances of people crossing out ‘black lives matter’ and writing ‘all lives matter’ on the …

Congress made Martin Shkreli look like a jerk, but it bears responsibility for high drug prices

Members of the House Oversight Committee were probably giving each other high-fives Thursday for making Martin Shkreli look like a smug jerk under their questioning about the high drug prices at his former company, Turing Pharmaceuticals.<p>You know what? He <i>was</i> a smug jerk, smirking through his …

Martin Shkreli

Insurer Obamacare Losses Reach Billions Of Dollars After Two Years

After two years offering uninsured Americans subsidized products on public exchanges, health insurance companies have been hard-pressed to find financial success in this segment of the Affordable Care Act with losses reaching billions of dollars for the industry.<p>UnitedHealth Group lost more than …

Health Care

The Ethics of Exercise Pills

Medications designed to mimic the health benefits of exercise could help the disabled or immobile—but they might also keep the rest of us on the couch.<p>In his 1932 novel <i>Brave New World</i>, Aldous Huxley described a fictional drug called Soma. In the novel, a soma was something akin to an opiate, which …

That's Me in the Corner, Losing My Religion

Governor John Kasich (R - OH) worries that the Kentucky spectacle of Christian extremism will turn people away from religion. He is right to worry. I am disgusted by the un-American, hypocritical, mean-spirited rallies and shows of support for Kim Davis. The whole business besmirches organized …

15 Unexpected Signs a Marriage May End in Divorce

At least according to these (somewhat strange) statistics.<p><b>1) The bride had pre-wedding jitters.</b><p>If the future Mrs. has cold feet, the couple's risk of divorce more than doubles, according to a study published in the <i>Journal of Family Psychology</i>. The good news? A groom with "I do" doubts has almost no …

If America Became a Christian Nation

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The sexism that propels Carly Fiorina’s candidacy

How depressing is it that, out of the more than a dozen announced or prospective Republican candidates for president in 2016, only one, Carly Fiorina, is a woman. Even more depressing: that Fiorina, as long-shot as her candidacy is, would not be taken even semi-seriously were it not for her …

Government