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Obama attacks Republican health bill as 'massive transfer of wealth' to the rich

• Former president criticizes ‘fundamental meanness’ in Republican bill<br>• ‘If you might get sick, get old, or start a family, this bill will do you harm’<p>Barack Obama sharply condemned the healthcare plan unveiled by Senate Republicans on Thursday as a “massive transfer of wealth” to the rich, at the …

Shifting Dollars From Poor to Rich Is a Key Part of the Senate Health Bill

The Affordable Care Act gave health insurance to millions of Americans by shifting resources from the wealthy to the poor and by moving oversight from states to the federal government. The Senate bill introduced Thursday pushes back forcefully on both dimensions.<p>The bill is aligned with long-held …

Large crowd rallies against Italian same-sex civil union, adoption proposal

<b>Rome (CNN) —</b> On Saturday, it was their turn -- to speak out, en masse, against a proposal in Italy to legalize same-sex civil unions and adoptions by same-sex couples.<p>One weekend after demonstrators staged rallies in more than 80 cities to show support for the legislation, a large crowd packed …

Meet Artemisia Gentileschi, The Feminist Contemporary Of Caravaggio

Raped by her teacher, illiterate, and triumphant in a male-dominated field, Artemisia Gentileschi and her women-centric paintings were the perfect …

Hadley Freeman: rereading Sex and the City by Candace Bushnell

It is easy to forget that before the Sex and the City tours, Sex and the City theme nights, Sex and the City fashion trends and, most of all, <i>Sex and the City</i> the television series (let us not even speak of the frankly unspeakable films) was Sex and the City the newspaper columns, collected and …

This Is Apple Music's 1 Huge Advantage Over Spotify

Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Apple<p>Jeff Chiu—AP<p>Google<p>Apple<p>Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Apple<p>Justin Sullivan—Getty Images<p>Apple<p>Justin Sullivan—Getty …

Apps

Men And Women Sleep Very Differently

It's time for us to add sleep to the laundry list of things men and women do differently.<p>The team behind sleep analyzing app Sleep Cycle recently gathered data from 941,300 users in 50 different countries to learn just how much the world's sleeping habits differ on a day-to-day basis -- especially …

Obama defiant over threat to healthcare reforms as court prepares to rule

President appears unwilling to entertain possibility that Obamacare could be reversed in ruling expected from supreme court on latest Republican challenge<p>Barack Obama has insisted it would be inconceivable to reverse his health insurance reforms, as the White House braces for a court decision that …

Prince Harry: "I always wanted to be a Gurkha, but the opportunity never arose"

Moving celebrations marked two centuries of Gurkha service with the British Armed Forces<p>Prince Harry has said he wanted to join the Gurkhas himself but missed the chance because of timing.<p>The Prince told guests of his admiration for the soldiers at moving celebrations marking two centuries of …

Have We Become Too Dependent On Uber?

These days it’s often easy to take technological innovations for granted. I’m not that old, but I do still remember the days when I would have to look up a destination ahead of time with a service called Mapquest. Or the time when you would actually have to make plans way in advance if you wanted …

Weekend Box Office: 'Avengers 2' Tops 'Harry Potter 8,' 'Aloha' Says Goodbye

Dwayne Johnson’s <i>San Andreas</i> continued to rock the box office for Warner Bros. /Time Warner Inc. on its second weekend, earning $26.4 million to bring its domestic cume up to $99.066m. Yes, it dropped 52% from last weekend, but that’s not a surprise considering the surprisingly robust $54m debut …

Peter Paige: Queer as Folk reboot could happen

A Year Later, Brazil's FIFA World Cup Infrastructure Still Not Built

The FIFA World Cup. It promises developing nations status, stadiums with wi-fi and cup holders, roads, bridges and new airport terminals. And let’s not forget, sponsorship parties! But I digress…<p>Last year’s FIFA World Cup left Brazilians crying in disbelief as their national team took looked like …

Sideshow Bob to Kill Bart Simpson This Fall

The greatest cat and mouse game in cartoon history will finally end this fall when Bart Simpson meets his unseemly demise at the hands of Sideshow …

The Simpsons

From BMW salesmen to street children, Greeks are caught in whirlpool of economic crisis

In a country where banks are kept alive by a drip feed of funds from Europe, Greeks are emptying their accounts, and choosing to buy assets that might just retain their value - like Mercedes and BMW cars<p>There are few countries where it would make sense for a car-owner to walk into a second hand …

US woman sets off on attempt to row solo across Pacific

Sonya Baumstein leaves Choshi, hoping to reach San Francisco and become first solo woman to row across the ocean from Japan to US<p>An American hoping to become the first woman to row solo across the Pacific has left the Japanese port of Choshi at the beginning of a 6,000-mile (9,600km) journey to San …

San Francisco

The Vaccine for Type-1 Diabetes Is Moving Forward

A promising vaccine that has the potential to reverse the symptoms of type I diabetes—an autoimmune disease often diagnosed in childhood—is heading …

Diabetes

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

News and Politics<p>After a summit that left most Americans stunned—but maybe not surprised—the truth is​ now​ obvious: Trump is doing Putin’s …

Lifestyle

Watch Amy Schumer Explain Why She Pranked Kim and Kanye at the TIME 100 Gala

While Amy Schumer may have fearlessly thrown herself at Kim Kardashian and Kanye West on the red carpet for the TIME 100 gala, when she actually met …

Red Carpet

Luxury property chief on social housing, Armaggedon and how to spot the next housing market crash

Alex Michelin, co-founder of Finchatton, forecasts the end to this London price boom but forsees steady growth<p>At first glance, Alex Michelin, a co-founder of Finchatton, seems every bit the suave developer of luxury properties.<p>His suit is as well fitted as the opulent interiors that he designs, and …

Ariana Grande writes empowering essay on feminism

Ariana Grande is fed up with how society treats women and their relationships. According to <i>The Sun</i>, Grande commented on rumors that she’s dating One …

Sugar does not make children hyperactive, claims psychologist

Professor David Benton says it's a myth that sugary food and drinks make children hyperactive but parents expect children to misbehave<p>For any parent who has witnessed the manic mayhem of a children’s birthday party, it might come as something of a shock, but sugar does not make children more …

University of London

See the Winners from the 2015 Tony Awards

Broadway luminaries gathered on Sunday evening at Radio City Musical Hall for this year’s installment of the Tony Awards, hosted by actors Kristin …

The King and I

3 Things to Watch at the G7 Summit

President Obama is joining world leaders in Germany to discuss a wide range of global issues.<p>Along with the heads of the U.K., Canada, France, …

National Security

What time are the 2015 Tony Awards?

Broadway’s biggest night has arrived: The 2015 Tony Awards will take place on Sunday night, live from New York City. Entertainment Weekly will have a …

Documenting Relief Efforts in Nepal on Flipboard

Six weeks ago, Alyse Speyer went to Nepal, looking for a relaxing vacation hiking and exploring the jungle and countryside. Instead, she was plunged into a catastrophe—and found a situation that’s changed her life.<p>Four days after she arrived, a 7.8 magnitude earthquake pummeled Nepal, effectively …

Iraq: ISIS fighters close Ramadi dam gates, cut off water to loyalist towns

<b>Baghdad, Iraq (CNN) —</b> ISIS has closed off a dam to the north of the Iraqi city of Ramadi -- seized by its forces last month -- cutting water supplies to pro-government towns downstream and making it easier for its fighters to attack forces loyal to Baghdad, local officials and residents said.<p>ISIS …

Islamic State (ISIS)

IKEA Pledges $1.13 Billion to Help Slow Climate Change

IKEA, the world's biggest furniture retailer, pledged on Thursday to spend 1 billion euros ($1.13 billion) on renewable energy and ways to help poor nations cope with climate change, in a new sign of companies upstaging governments on the issue.<p>The investments will be "win, win, win. It's good for …