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Showdown: Congress looks to override Obama veto of 9/11 bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.<p>The showdown is scheduled for …

Wedding Guest Dress Code Explained: From Black Tie to Casual

Have you ever received a wedding invitation in the mail that left you completely clueless about the wedding guest dress code? Between "black tie optional" and "semiformal," the language can be tricky to decipher. But we've got you covered. Here are the most common wedding-guest dress codes …

Weddings

Ignore Most Productivity Advice: This Is the 1 Thing You Need to Know About Habits

Wake up early? Journal? Meditate? Here's the trouble with these and other oft-recommended habits.<p>If you're looking to increase your productivity, there's no shortage of advice out there. Sir Richard Branson thinks you should wake up at 5am every day. Or maybe try journaling. Others swear by …

Productivity

‘Healthy narcissism,’ a relapse plan and other ways to keep lost weight off

Q: I’ve recently lost weight and kept it off for a while. Now a few of those pounds have crept back on. What are the best ways to keep lost pounds off?<p>A: If you are disheartened by the recent headlines about the weight regained by a handful of “Biggest Loser” participants due to metabolic slowdown, …

Fitness

16 Raw Vegan Recipes You’re Craving Right Now

If you’re eating vegan because you love animals, you love our planet and you love your own body and aspire to good health (or all of the above!), there are also plenty of good reasons to try a raw food diet. Before you put on your eww face, know that raw + vegan recipes = a new, healthy you. Fruits …

The 17 Things Managers Should Never Say

A former army paratrooper shares some of the worst leadership slip-ups that he heard over his career and why they can destroy morale.<p>When poor leaders make it into the general and flag officer ranks, it can really be destructive to the military profession and unit effectiveness. It’s no different …

Leadership

Eat Chic: 12 Deliciously Healthy Recipes by Food Bloggers

In honor of National Women's Health Week, meet your new favorite non-guilty pleasures.<p>You don't have to sacrifice great taste for great health. In honor of National Women's Health Week, which kicked off Sunday, we've rounded up some of the best healthy dishes to keep your taste buds and your body …

What is the Effect of Street Art on Real Estate Prices?

May 30, 2016<p>A philosophy graduate interested in theory, politics and art. Alias of Jelena Martinović.<p>Marginalized at first, street art and graffiti …

This Smoky Avocado Salad Will Be Your New Favorite Summer Dish

Mashed on toast, diced over a salad, blended into a smoothie, avocados have become a habitual, seemingly necessary addition to breakfast, lunch, and …

Food

Psychologists Say There Are Six Kinds of Boss. Which Are You?

Your perception may be quite different from how your employees see you.<p>Four years into his career, "Fabian," the general manager of the Hong Kong office at a European toy company, took a leadership survey. It was conducted by the Hay Group, an international human resources firm, and it compared how …

Leadership

8 Bad Communication Habits You Need to Break Immediately

Want to have better conversations? It's time to break up with these pesky bad habits.<p>Conversations are a big part of our everyday lives. And whether you think of yourself as a world-class communicator or as someone who would rather just send an email than deal with face-to-face chatter, chances are …

Self-help

In NikeLab’s collaboration with Balmain’s designer, high-tech materials meet “dark glamour”

Nike’s innovative and experimental high-end division, NikeLab, has a big new collaboration coming out, and it’s a perfect storm of fashion, activewear, and Instagram.<p>On June 2, NikeLab is launching a line with Olivier Rousteing. By reputation, he’s known foremost as the designer of luxury house …

Shoes

The Secret To Accomplishing More in Fewer Hours

<i>The Leadership Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

7 Life-Changing Lash Products Every Beauty Junkie Needs in Her Makeup Bag

Start building your arsenal.<p>For the truly lash-obsessed, a single mascara isn't enough to do the job. Such enthusiasts know that longer, fuller lashes require a curated assemblage of fringe boosters, from primer to problem-solving tools, plus the holy grail of mascara, Revlon All-in-One Mascara. …

Met Gala 2016: Lots of Wild, Weird and Wonderful Techie Fashion

On Monday, Beyonce, Kim Kardashian, Kanye, Katy Perry, and Zoe Saldana, event chairpersons Idris Elba, Jonathan Ive, Taylor Swift, and Anna Wintour, …

How the Best Leaders Motivate Their Teams

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i></i> …

Martin Shkreli May Face More Securities-Fraud Charges

The “pharma bro,” at least for 25 minutes in court, appeared to accept the gravity of his situation.<p><b>Martin Shkreli</b> leaned against the wood-paneled wall in a Brooklyn federal courtroom Tuesday morning as a judge addressed two dozen school kids clumped together in the jury box. The group of seventh …

Glowing Dress Turns Claire Danes Into Cinderella At The Met Gala

The theme of this year’s Met Ball, fittingly sponsored by Apple, was Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology, and Claire Danes’ dress took …

Claire Danes