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Are Puerto Ricans really American citizens?

Ambiguity surrounds the citizenship of Puerto Ricans, affecting the federal response to Hurricane Maria<p>In a recent poll, 41 percent of respondents said they did not believe that Puerto Ricans were U.S. citizens, and 15 percent were not sure. Only 43 percent answered that Puerto Ricans were U.S. …

Delusional, prudish, selfish, violent: This is how Americans compare to the rest of the world

Findings from the Pew Research Center shed new light on our national character, good, bad and hideously ugly<p>Cultural differences exist across borders, and because monoliths are mostly fantasies, often within them, too. That said, America, in particular, is culturally perplexing, and even …

No, Really, What Is Clarence Thomas Talking About?

A truly bizarre line of reasoning.<p>One of my favorite moments in the judicial career of Justice Clarence Thomas came in 1993, when he dissented from the Court's decision in <i>U.S. Term Limits v. Thornton,</i> in which the Court overturned an Arkansas law limiting the terms of the state's …

This Bill Would Make It Way Easier to Deal with Internet and Cable TV Providers

No more waiting on hold, arguing with customer service.<p>Severing ties with certain kinds of businesses is almost harder than a breakup. Some of them …

Welcome to the Future: Middle-Class Housing Projects

I spent the nineties growing up in San Francisco, which, like many cities in that decade, churned with swirls of startling change. Boulevards were beautified (although a shaggy indie scene managed to thrive on side streets). Coffee changed from canteen sludge to crisp black java, and still cost …

Board has no right to bill owner for costs of fighting lawsuit filed against it by a tenant

<b>Question:</b> I received a statement from the homeowner association board claiming I owe a special assessment in the amount of $3,675.26 for the association's legal fees. The invoice claims I'm responsible for this amount because my tenant filed a lawsuit against the board and association for …

A law school professor explains a hidden danger of guns in schools

When I was in college at the University of Iowa in 1991, there was a mass shooting. A graduate student, upset that he had not received a coveted honor, walked into a university building and shot and killed the three professors on his dissertation committee. He also killed his fellow student, the …

Associated Press News

The Leg Workout to Lose Weight and Get the Perfect Body

<i>For all the details on the program, go to MENSFITNESS.com/TrimUp</i><p><b>THE WORKOUT</b><p>DB Squat 4 x 10<br>DB Shoulder Press 4 x 10<br>Suitcase Crunch 4 x 15<i><br>Rest 30</i> …

The Link Between Nightshades, Chronic Pain and Inflammation

Few people are familiar with the term <b>nightshade vegetables</b>, and many will be surprised to learn that consuming foods from this plant group may be …

Why Apple's security battle with the FBI is a PR masterstroke

Apple’s decision to fight an order to help hack the phone of a shooter in the deadly terror attack in San Bernardino, Calif., is a PR masterstroke, say marketing and technology experts.<p>“Tim Cook and his team made the right choice in laying all the cards on the table," marketing expert and President …

How Justice Scalia's Death Could Change Political Corruption Laws

While most of the legal furor surrounding Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia’s death has been focused on the likelihood that his absence could …

10 Small Things You Can Do Every Day to Get Smarter

Colin Anderson—Blend Images/Corbis<p>Getty Images<p>Matt Hogan/www.mphoganphoto.com<p>Jim Wilson—The New York Times/Redux<p>Getty Images<p>Celin Serbo—Aurora …

A new project is bringing Android to Mac and PC for free

In a couple of short weeks, PC and Mac owners will be add a bit of Android to their desktop computing experience.Remix OS, a fork of Android that …

52 foods that boost penis health, supercharge libido, and increase pleasure

To boost the health of one of your favorite body parts and ensure it stays at its prime, you must first consider what’s hurting your penis. From …

Nutrition

Office 2016 arrives with features meant to take on Google (and everyone else)

Office 2016 is out of preview today, and in a sentence, it represents Microsoft's most obvious effort yet to catch up with Google Drive. Though the new release looks generally the same as the last version, it's designed for sharing and collaboration in a way that Office 2013 really wasn't. In …

How Much Fat Is Covering Your Abs? (You May Be Shocked!)

We all have some fat to lose, but you may be housing more than you think—if your goal is a six-pack<p>There are, as I see it, four classic ways to be lean:<p>1. There’s hunger-striker lean, achieved with starvation, and not recommended by any major medical organization.<p>2. There’s heroin-addict lean, …

Fitness

Free List of Fat Burning Foods

This free list of fat burning foods will help you make the right choices to burn off more fat than you ingest by eating them. The fat burning secret …

5 Strength-Training Moves That Double as Cardio

It doesn't have to be one or the other.<p>If I could only do one workout for the rest of my life, it would be strength training—for sure. Apart from making you feel like a badass and sculpting a sexy bod, hundreds of studies have shown that strength training boosts your metabolism and has a positive …

Workouts

3 Reasons You're Not Benching Bigger Numbers

Overcome these sticking points, and watch your bench press numbers skyrocket<p><b>Editor’s note:</b> This is Part 3 of a three part series on how to increase your strength in the “big three”: the barbell squat, deadlift, and bench press. In this story, you’ll discover three techniques for eliminating your …

Team USA

Our Best Detox Cleanse Diet for One-Day Results

It started with a bite-sized cookie. A sip of beer. A handful of chips. You promised yourself today would be different. And you were doing so well! …

Want to Get Rid of your Back Fat? 6 Back Exercises You Need

Don’t you just hate that bulge around the bar area at your back? Wouldn’t you just love to get rid of that back fat? Putting more focus on developing …

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19 Ab-Sculpting Pilates Moves You Can Do At Home

With Pilates-style fitness methods popping up all over, you may be wondering what all the fuss is about. Pilates was developed by German …

Yoga

Why we've all been doing the Fast Diet wrong

Is your tummy rumbling today? Are you watching the clock already waiting for night to fall when you can scoff 500 calories and tick off another successful day of fasting on the 5:2 diet, like thousands of other Britons following the most successful diet plan devised this century?<p>Well, get ready to …

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Michele Bachmann reminds us why she’s Michele Bachmann

The former Minnesota congresswoman wants to convert U.S. immigrants, while the Donald melts down on Twitter (again)<p><b>1. Sarah Palin indicates she is unclear about what a pedophile is.</b><p>The woman who came scarily close to being vice president demonstrated her wisdom this week on her Facebook page, her …