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West Coast states to fight climate change even if Trump does not | Reuters

CORONADO, Calif. (Reuters) - The governors of the three U.S. West Coast states on Tuesday vowed to step up their efforts to fight climate change in the face of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, who has dismissed global warming as a hoax.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown …

Jerry Brown

‘Bernie Mafia’: Sanders Supporters Look to Seize Democratic Party Initiative

Democratic Party

Why Tim Cook is Steve Ballmer

What happens to a company when a visionary CEO is gone? Most often, innovation dies and the company coasts for years on momentum and its brand. Rarely does it regain its former glory.<p>Here’s why.<p>Microsoft entered the 21st century as <i>the</i> dominant software provider for anyone who interacted with a …

Business Strategy

Could Trump really win the election despite polls favoring Clinton?

Outside Trump Tower, the war looks to be over. As smoke clears from weeks of political bombardment, White House watchers are convinced the only questions now are how big Hillary Clinton’s win will be and whether the Democrats can take Congress, too.<p>Those Republicans still loyal to Trump cling to …

Government

Early voting reveals warning signs for Trump

Democrats are ahead of their 2012 pace in several states the GOP nominee can't afford to lose.<p>Democrats appear to be outpacing their 2012 early vote performance in several critical swing states, giving Hillary Clinton a head start on Donald Trump in some of the most important presidential …

Government

Glenn Beck: Opposing Trump is 'moral' choice — even if Clinton is elected

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Conservative political commentator and media personality Glenn Beck said opposing Donald Trump is a "moral, ethical" choice — even if that results in Hillary Clinton becoming the next president.<p>The outspoken opponent of the GOP's presidential nominee wrote on Facebook over the …

Republicans

Barack Obama: America will take the giant leap to Mars

<b>(CNN) —</b> One of my earliest memories is sitting on my grandfather's shoulders, waving a flag as our astronauts returned to Hawaii. This was years before we'd set foot on the moon. Decades before we'd land a rover on Mars. A generation before photos from the International Space Station would show up …

Space Exploration

Conservative Arizona Newspaper Endorses Hillary Clinton: ‘This Year Is Different’

A conservative Arizona newspaper on Tuesday endorsed Hillary Clinton for president—the first time in more than a century that it has announced …

The Arithmetic in Donald Trump’s Jobs Plan Doesn’t Really Work

Here’s one thing to like about Donald J. Trump’s speech at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel on Thursday: He cast attention on what really is one of the defining economic challenges of our era, slow growth.<p>Mr. Trump would like to “establish a national goal of reaching 4 percent economic growth,” as he told …

Donald Trump

Economists: The US could lose $1 trillion by 2021 under Trump’s economic plan

Donald Trump presented an ambitious economic plan if he is elected president, but some economists aren't buying in.<p><i>Produced by Noah Friedman. Original Reporting by Allan Smith.</i><p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

Voting Restrictions Won't 'Make America Great Again'

Donald Trump plans to take his black voter "outreach" to a predominantly African-American audience with a visit to Detroit this weekend, perhaps to quell criticism that his recent speeches about African-Americans have been delivered primarily to whites. That was certainly true during his August …

Government

Tiny Stray Dog Finds Her Human When She Joins Him For 77 Miles In Race

Bow-WOW!<p>Talk about going the distance.<p>Thanks to a successful crowd-funding campaign, Dion Leonard, an extreme marathon runner is adopting a stray pup he met while running a 155-mile race in the Gobi desert in China. The funds that were raised will help cover medical and quarantine expenses so that …

So You’re New to Flipboard? Here’s What You Need to Know

Ah, Flipboard. So much information to read. So many topics to explore. Flipping through beautiful magazines, you’re thinking, “I could never do that.” Well, wrong. With all the tools Flipboard provides, even beginners don’t have to look like newbies. Here are some ways to ensure your Flipboard …

Long Island

US gas prices rise 7 cents a gallon over past 2 weeks

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) -- The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up 7 cents a gallon over the past two weeks to $2.66.<p>Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg said Sunday the increase was driven primarily by rising crude oil prices.<p>Lundberg says she expects prices to continue to rise over …

The Supreme Court’s Conservative Run Is Over

This year’s final decisions suggest we’ve passed a turning point in the Court’s rightward march.<p>Monday’s abortion decision by the Supreme Court, on the last day of its term, didn’t just strike down a restrictive Texas law: It may also signal that America has passed the high-water mark in the long …

Affirmative Action

4 critical (and common!) 401(k) mistakes to avoid

Relatively few workers in America have pensions these days, so it's increasingly up to the workers to provide for their own retirements. Employers help to some degree, often by providing workplace-based retirement accounts, such as 401(k)s. It's great to have a 401(k), but that's not enough. You …

Retirement

The world's 50 greatest cities - according to you

Cape Town

Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid 5-3 on penalties to win Champions League final

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a shootout to give Real Madrid victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final, which finished 1-1 after extra time on Saturday.<p>Ronaldo sent Atletico goalkeeper Jan Oblak the wrong way from the penalty spot, sealing a 5-3 shootout win, then …

Soccer

America is still great — but it needs to stay strong

Donald Trump’s positions on public policy have shifted over the years, months, even days. On Sunday, he managed to express two contradictory thoughts within one sentence: “I don’t want to have guns in classrooms, although in some cases teachers should have guns in classrooms, frankly.” But on one …

Intellectual Property

Donald Trump's energy policies would harm the nation and worsen global warming

Here's Donald Trump's vision of America's energy future: warmer climate, higher seas and worsened smog with increased risks of serious illness among Americans forced to inhale emissions from ramped-up coal-fired power plants.<p>Yeah, that'll make America great again.<p>Trump, unlike<p>Hillary …

Fossil Fuels

The right wing hates America: The loudest flag-waving patriots are always the dangerous hypocrites

A presidential nominee who sees America as a “Third World country,” “nightmare,” “embarrassment” and “hellhole”?<p>Does the right wing hate America? It has become a legitimate and important question to consider.<p>Ambrose Bierce, in <i>The Devil’s Dictionary</i>, defined “patriot” as “the dupe of statesmen and …

Why I Choose to Challenge Climate Change Deniers

As you may know, I am very concerned about global warming and global climate change. The science of global warming is long settled, and one may wonder why the United States, nominally the most technologically advanced country in the world, is not the world leader in addressing the threats …

A Beginner’s Guide To Trekking And Climbing The Best Trails On The Planet

One foot in front of the other. You trudge. The frozen snow cracks under your boots. The air gradually thins. Up.<p>One foot in front of the other, that’s the key. The peripheral edema causes your hands to swell in your gloves. Your cheeks start to redden. Up. Up.<p>One foot in front of the…<i>where were …

Germany had so much renewable energy on Sunday that it had to pay people to use electricity

On Sunday, May 8, Germany hit a new high in renewable energy generation. Thanks to a sunny and windy day, at one point around 1pm the country’s solar, wind, hydro and biomass plants were supplying about 55 GW of the 63 GW being consumed, or 87%.<p>Power prices actually went negative for several hours, …

Renewable Energy

The 4th Largest Economy In The World Just Generated 90 Percent Of The Power It Needs From Renewables

On Sunday, for a brief, shining moment, renewable power output in Germany reached 90 percent of the country’s total electricity demand. That’s a big …

Renewable Energy

Apple loses market leadership to Samsung as number one smartphone OEM in the US

In the middle of seemingly stalling profits and a general slowdown of the smartphone industry — like Apple‘s notable first quarter of YoY growth drop in years — Samsung seems to be enjoying a moment of sunshine bathing.<p>Eleven months after losing the leadership to the Cupertino giant, the Korean …

Mobile