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Powerful Sleeping Pills May Be Linked to Increased Alzheimer's Risk, Study Suggests

If you're currently taking any pills for insomnia or anxiety, now is a good time to check if any of them include benzodiazepines. According to recent …

Alzheimer's Disease

6 Tasks to Complete Before Marriott and SPG Combine on August 18

The wedding date has now been set. On August 18, the newly integrated program of Marriott, SPG and Ritz-Carlton will officially launch. While a new …

Hospitality

Top Fantasy Rookies at Each Position to Target in Your Draft This Year

Fantasy football managers learned a valuable lesson in the previous season. NFL teams won't hesitate to toss their rookies into the fray early. As a result, don't overlook players coming fresh out of college as you assemble your draft queue.<p>Last year, Deshaun Watson, Mitchell Trubisky, DeShone …

Football (U.S.)

When The White House Can't Be Believed

This essay isn't about spin, or splitting hairs, or differing opinions.<p>This involves a reality check about our expectations of the people who act in our name. About credibility at the highest levels of our government. About people whose words are heard abroad as speaking for our nation. About the …

Donald Trump

10 ways homeowners waste money — and how not to

What do you do when your monthly budget for home expenses doesn’t leave much for your savings plan? How about when some of those expenses start …

The EPA scandal that could kill 100,000 Americans

The media ignore Scott Pruitt's real crime: His immoral policies to poison our air and water.<p>The media’s endless coverage of the many ethics scandals …

Scott Pruitt

Despite porn stars and Playboy models, white evangelicals aren’t rejecting Trump. This is why.

By Andrew L. Whitehead<p>Joseph O. Baker<p>Samuel L. Perry<p>A porn actress says she had sex with Donald Trump, only a few months after his wife gave birth to a son. A former Playboy model says she had an affair with him, too. And yet according to a Pew Research Center poll conducted March 7-14, both white …

Religion

Want to Become a Consultant? There's an App for That. Actually, There Are 3.

If you have skills that others need, consider the apps Clarity, Moonlighting and Upwork.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a seasoned entrepreneur, you're likely expert at something other entrepreneurs need help with -- be it complex accounting issues, or how to …

Small Business

Reuters photographed 17 Russians voting multiple times in the presidential election — check out the crazy photos

Ludmila Sklyarevskaya, a Russian hospital administrator, voted on Sunday in an election that gave Vladimir Putin another term as Russia's president.<p>Then she went to another polling station and voted again, according to Reuters reporters who witnessed her movements.<p>Sklyarevskaya, who denied any …

An "Ashamed" Fox News Commentator Just Quit The "Propaganda Machine"

"Over my decade with Fox, I long was proud of the association," Col. Ralph Peters wrote in an email to colleagues. "Now I am ashamed."<p>A retired United States Army lieutenant colonel and Fox News contributor quit Tuesday and denounced the network and President Donald Trump in an email to …

I Had Ridiculous Acid Reflux for a Year: Here's How I Fixed It (Without Drugs)

About six years ago, seemingly overnight, I developed a case of acid reflux so unpleasant that I felt as though lava was perpetually bubbling up into …

12 Crazy Conspiracy Theories That Actually Turned Out to Be True

Laughing at conspiracy theories is good fun—at least until they turn out to be true. Take the conspiracy surrounding the 'Project Sunshine,' for …

There are 6 major choices for streaming live TV over the internet — here's how they compare

An increasing number of tech companies are trying to attract the millions of "cord-cutters" who have ditched traditional cable TV for internet-based replacements.<p>Relative newcomers like Hulu and Google's YouTube are breaking in, while old-school heavies like Sony, Dish Network, and AT&T have been …

Sling TV

Shep Smith rebukes Trump in scathing monologue over Russian election meddling

Host Shepard Smith of Fox News offered another scathing rebuke of President Donald Trump on Monday when he criticized him for attacking many of his political opponents on his Twitter account, but leaving Russia unscathed.<p><b>Here’s the video of his scathing monologue:</b><p><b>Here’s what Smith said:</b><p>“The …

President Trump, if You’re Innocent, Why Act So Guilty?

President Trump and Devin Nunes have been muddying the waters of the Russia investigation, so let’s try to clarify those waters so that they’re as clear as vodka.<p>Here are a dozen things we know.<p><b>1. Russia interfered in the U.S. election.</b> The U.S. intelligence community concluded that President …

The Best And Funniest Commercials Of Super Bowl 52

Even if you're not a football fan, you can appreciate a good Super Bowl commercial. Companies pay upwards of $5 million dollars for a 30-second spot, so they try to do something special every year. Luckily, most of these companies have a good sense of humor, so people watching the final football …

Media Management

Religion in the U.S.: These maps show which states are most and least religious

With Hanukkah and Christmas coming up, we look at religion in America.<p><b>Highly religious by state</b><p>California is ranked as the 35th most religious state …

'No shame': how the Trump administration granted big oil's wishlist

The EPA has fulfilled almost all major demands made by the American Petroleum Institute within its first year under Trump<p>The Trump administration’s zeal for environmental rollbacks has enabled it to fulfill almost all of the top priorities in a “wishlist” drawn up by the American Petroleum …

10 Ways to Legally Reduce Your 2018 Taxes

Want to shield more income from the IRS next year? Here's how to do it.<p>If there's one thing pretty much all working Americans can agree on, it's that …

The Myth Of Trump's Economic Populism, As Proved By The Tax Bill

Once upon a time, there was a group of conservative intellectuals who were agnostic about Donald Trump.<p>They were not "Never Trumpers," but they weren't Trump superfans either.<p>They thought Trumpism might offer something new for the GOP. Since Trump wasn't tied to the orthodoxies of either party he …

Donald Trump

Why is tax reform punishing middle-income investors and retirees?

Tax reform should reward individual risk-taking and initiative. The investor who puts the fruits of her labor on the line should not be straitjacketed by accounting rules that are better suited for measuring the value of corporate inventory, or sticking a price tag on a pile of widgets. Yet, this …

The 19 best movies of 2017 that you absolutely need to see

As 2017 comes to a close, a few movie trends are clear.<p>It was a banner year for superhero movies. "Justice League" aside, "Logan," "Thor: Ragnarok," "Spider-Man: Homecoming," and "Wonder Woman" were all excellent.<p>It was a great year for horror movies, too. "It" and "Get Out" both terrified …

Film Festivals

A Proven Way To Avoid Bear Markets (Part 4)

A Recession Forecast Overlay That Boosts Returns by Cutting Risk<p>Getting up to speed<p>This is the fourth part of a series about how important it is for …

EPA's Pruitt vows to continue rolling back rules despite alarming climate report

WASHINGTON — EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt said a newly released government report that lays most of the blame for the rise of global temperatures to human activity won't deter him from continuing to roll back the Obama-era Clean Power Plan, a major rule aimed at combating climate change.<p>"We’re …

EPA

This Will Help You Grasp the Sizes of Things in the Universe - Facts So Romantic

In <i>The Zoomable Universe</i>, Scharf puts the notion of scale—in biology and physics—center-stage. “The start of your journey through this book and …

Universe

Vintage EPA photos reveal what Midwestern industrial cities looked like before the US regulated pollution

A growing number of these plants are shutting down, partly due to the declining costs of renewables. According to one recent Moody's Analytics report, the price of wind power has fallen so rapidly that it could soon replace coal-fired plants in the Midwest.<p>Meanwhile, the Trump administration has …

Scott Pruitt’s Plot to Sabotage Science at the EPA

Hundreds, if not thousands of expert scientists across the country—epidemiologists, ecologists, toxicologists, and climate scientists—are no longer …

Scott Pruitt

Here Are Some Of The Propaganda Facebook Ads Russia Ran During The 2016 US Election

While Robert Mueller's investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian officials to influence the election continues, …

Start Rolling Your Blunts and Fly Through a Nebula in the Latest Batch of Hubble Space Videos

Watch alien planets evaporate and black holes lurk in this motherlode of videos.<p>Since its launch in 1990, the Hubble Space Telescope has become perhaps the most prolific purveyor of high-quality space porn in history. From its kaleidoscopic deep field shots, which contain multitudes of galaxies, to …