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Trump's Crazy Budget Assumptions Will Batter The Poor And Middle Class

The Trump administration budget is to be unveiled on Tuesday, though advanced information was available Monday evening. There’s already been detailed coverage trickling out, but beyond the details are underlying budget assumptions. More than aggressive, they seem Utopian. When reality comes …


Hokusai Beyond the Great Wave – review: a genius imprisoned by his greatest hit

There is a moment in this exhibition when, without any fanfare or drama, you see the birth of modern art. It happens as naturally as a sudden gust or a spring shower. Afterwards people go on carrying bundles over bridges or chatting in the pleasure district, but everything has changed. A new kind …

Stem Cells

Know shrubs: an idiot’s guide to recognising plants

Half of British adults cannot name a single garden shrub, and four in 10 can’t name a household plant, according to a Royal Horticultural Society. Start growing your garden knowledge here …<p>Rhododendron, deutzia, lilac, mock orange, choisya. That’s the names of five common-garden shrubs, right off …


Artist Reimagines Michelangelo's 'Creation' Painting To Honor Black Women

Harmonia Rosales, a 33-year-old artist in Chicago, grew up loving classic paintings.<p>This included works such as Michelangelo’s “The Creation of Adam,” a piece painted on the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel that thousands of people visit each year. Rosales told HuffPost that early exposure to famous …


Superbug C. auris identified in 122 people across 7 states, CDC says

<b>(CNN) —</b> The number of cases of an emerging and often multidrug-resistant fungus in the United States has grown from seven to 122 over the past nine months, according to a field report in the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report issued Thursday by the US Centers for Disease Control and …

Public Health

Blowing in the wind: why do so many cities have poor east ends?

From London to Paris, New York to Helsinki, poverty tends to cluster in the east. One study suggests a surprising reason why<p>The question is so obvious that you could easily forget to ask it: why do cities so often have a poor east side? To be clear, the mystery is not why every city has its leafy …