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How to Handle Destructive Criticism

All criticism is useful if you're centered, self-aware and determined to learn something from the experience.<p>Nobody likes to be criticized, but some people are better that others at both hearing criticism clearly and then using that criticism to their own advantage.<p>Truth: whether criticism or …

Self-help

The Incredible Way A 60-Second Walk Boosts Your Health

Your body reaps the benefits of walking sooner than you'd think. Here's how each step gets you closer to good health, according to science.<p>walking-by-the-numbers.jpg<p>Katie Sak

Health

Whether Ivanka or Chelsea, America's next first daughter will hold unusual power

When Chelsea Clinton takes the stage on Thursday night to introduce her mother, she faces a tall order. The once and perhaps future first daughter will be in direct competition with longtime friend Ivanka Trump, who emerged as the star of last week’s Republican convention. Even die-hard Democrats …

Donald Trump

How Michelle Obama Got Her Classic, Effortless DNC Hairstyle

We talked to FLOTUS's hairstylists Johnny Wright and Yene Damtew about her Monday night look.<p>Monday night at the Democratic National Convention, Michelle Obama radiated intelligence and grace as she declared her support for Hillary Clinton.<p>The First Lady also looked strong and beautiful. A key …

Some readers unconvinced by our True rating for White House slave claim

On the first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, we rated Michelle Obama’s statement that the White House "was built by …

Black History

The big reception for Michelle Obama's Democratic convention speech motivates the president to do one better

There’s one speaker who can always motivate President Obama to step up his game – his wife, Michelle.<p>The president was glued to the television when the first lady addressed the Democratic National Convention on Monday night, as aides say he always is when she speaks.<p>Then he stayed up until 3:30 …

Michelle Obama’s ‘pitch-perfect’ speech gives media the freedom to gush

<b>Donald Trump has relied</b> on an unusually nasty rhetorical style to steamroll opponents and even some potential allies this election season. He …

Journalism

Michelle Obama's Speech for the Ages

The First Lady took to the stage at the Democratic National Convention, and united a divided hall.<p>Most convention speeches are forgotten almost before they’re finished. But tonight in Philadelphia, Michelle Obama delivered a speech that will be replayed, quoted, and anthologized for years. It was …

Hillary Clinton

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …

Black History

Couple sentenced to life in jail for 7/7 anniversary London terror plot

Would-be suicide bomber Mohammed Rehman to serve minimum of 27 years and his ex-wife Sana Ahmed Khan a minimum of 25<p>A couple who plotted a deadly terror attack on London to coincide with the 10th anniversary of the July 7 bombings have each been given life sentences.<p>Mr Justice Baker told Mohammed …

Terrorism

Belgium and the Netherlands swap land – because it 'makes sense'

Body’s discovery prompts neighbours to plan friendly exchange and resolve jurisdictional nightmare without usual quarrels accompanying border swaps<p>Throughout history, borders have caused unfathomable bloodshed, ageless feuds and decades-old legal disputes, which makes plans for a friendly exchange …

Europe

Twitter Introduces Fabric, A Toolkit For Developers To Build Apps On Its Platform

At Twitter’s Flight conference this morning, Dick Costolo’s introduced Fabric, a set of APIs aimed at developers to encourage them to build apps and services on top of the Twitter platform.<p>In the build up to introducing the new APIs, Costolo said that Twitter “wanted to approach this not from the …