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America's poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert

GENEVA (Reuters) - Poverty in the United States is extensive and deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions of poor people, while rewarding the rich, a U.N. human rights investigator has found.<p>Philip Alston, U.N. special rapporteur on …

Donald Trump

5 Habits of Highly Likable People in the Workplace

You won't find likable colleagues playing mind games or throwing people under the bus.<p>Let me ask you a question. Do you ever find that the most likable people you know are also the most honest? You think there's a correlation? You betcha.<p>The most honest people are well-liked because they are …

Corporate Culture

The Best Gardening Advice You’ll Ever Receive

I keep a bar of soap in my garden tool bag and run my nails over it before I start gardening. It prevents dirt from getting under my nails, and I …

Gardening

What Shawn Mendes Has Gone Through

For a few seconds, Shawn Mendes is off the clock. It’s a sweltering afternoon in a Hollywood parking lot, and he’s slouched into the backseat of a …

Music

Having examined the traumas of the past, the women behind 'Jessica Jones' look to the future

The thing that leaps out on first meeting the woman who plays the often-dour, sarcastic superhero "Jessica Jones" is that she's nothing like Jessica Jones.<p>"We joke about how different I am," says Krysten Ritter, grinning. "Every once in a while on set, we'll do a rehearsal — especially when my boss …

Comics

11 Lingerie Brands All French Girls Swear By

When it comes to effortlessly chic style, we’re constantly chasing that <i>je ne sais quoi</i> of all French girls. Breton stripes, ballet flats, their …

Clothing

5 Things to Know About the U.S. Embassy’s Move to Jerusalem

The decision to relocate the U.S. Embassy has touched off deadly protests and will likely rattle the Middle East peace process<p>The U.S. moved its embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Monday afternoon sparking deadly clashes between Palestinian protestors and the Israeli military. …

Israel

Warren Buffett explains how you could've turned $114 into $400,000 with a simple long-term investment

Many of us know the magic of investing money in the stock market—just letting it sit and watching it grow—but few of us really grasp just how …

The Guide to Getting into Pearl Jam

While many rock fans left their love of Pearl Jam in the 90s, the band has continued to create music on their own terms.<p>Pearl Jam hasn’t been cool since the early 90s, and even then they weren’t talked about so favorably. As The Lawrence Arms’ Brendan Kelly so succinctly put it for Noisey in 2015, …

Elizabeth Hurley's Bikinigrams Are So Sexy, They'll Make Your Heart Beat a Little Faster

If there's a star who knows how to rock a swimsuit, it's Elizabeth Hurley. Never one to shy away from a sexy bikini or daring one-piece, the …

This Last-Minute Tax Move Could Save You Thousands. Here's How to Do It

You have until Tax Day.<p>Tax Day is only a week away, but you still have a chance to make one big tax-saving move—a tactic that could save many couples …

TV anchors decrying 'fake' news put spotlight on Sinclair Broadcast Group

In March, TV anchors at broadcast stations across the U.S. began reading from an identical script passed down to them by their owner — Sinclair Broadcast Group.<p>"We're concerned about the troubling trend of irresponsible, one-sided news stories plaguing our country," the anchors said, reading from …

Donald Trump

Inside the Intel lab that put a legit gaming desktop in the palm of your hand

Everyone knows Intel as a chipmaker, but its influence extends well beyond the CPU. Today’s laptops wouldn’t be ultra-thin if it weren’t for Intel’s …

PS4 Pro

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Read This and You'll Never Want to Drain Pasta in the Sink Again

One day, a particularly stern culinary school instructor asked my dear friend Holly if she knew how to boil water. My forty-something mama-to-three …

Pesto

Lady Gaga's Swimsuits Blow That Meat Dress Out of the Water — They're Really That Outrageous

Lady Gaga does not share swimsuit shots often. But when she does, they tend to become a series. She posts every single angle, and usually, when she spins around, a thong bottom is revealed. Every girl's got her go-to cut, and Lady Gaga's just happens to be a touch scandalous. But the singer has …

Swimwear

The Best Songs For People Who Love Face-Melting Guitar Solos

Guitar solos can really go either way. If placed or executed poorly, they can kill the emotion and momentum of a song. This is especially true of long, boring solos, devoid of any kind of intention, forethought or passion. On the other hand, a well-done guitar solo can make for the perfect …

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

These Are the Sexiest Movies on Netflix That Are Actually Good

A not-so-guilty pleasure.<p>All great things revolve around sex, including movies. And thanks to the magic of Netflix, you can watch some of the best and sexiest movies in private, away from judging eyes. Don't feel weird. Some of the best movies on the streaming service are also some of the hottest.

Film Festivals

The bands shaping the future of heavy music

Forget the denim vests and scraggly beards of metal lore - these are the acts opening modern-day mosh-pits, and breaking down barriers in the process.<p>…

Some Of The Best Rock Songs Of 2018 You Might Have Missed

Rock music gets a lot of criticism these days for falling behind hip-hop and pop in the public consciousness. But just because fewer rock bands are crossing over with big pop radio hits doesn’t mean that excellent rock songs aren’t being released. In fact, so much good rock is coming out regularly, …

Why do apps demand access to our photos and other data?

It may seem invasive when apps ask to access our personal information, but there’s usually a perfectly reasonable explanation. Usually...<p>Apps on …

Apps

These are the 8 most popular books about money and investing ever

Looking for some inspiration to get your finances or your investments back on track?<p>These eight personal-finance classics, as judged by Goodreads …

I Bought A Week Of Healthy Food From Trader Joe’s For Under $50

We all need to eat. I like to eat healthily, you like to eat healthily. But there’s a myth floating around that eating whole and healthy foods is too …

Healthy Eating

There’s a secret meaning behind Costco’s prices

Yes, yes, we love Costco. So we were both fascinated and impressed by this <i>Uproxx</i> exploration of the different meanings behind certain Costco price …

Conservatives lash out at GOP spending binge

NEW YORK (AP) — The GOP is the party of fiscal responsibility no more.<p>That's according to some conservatives who are grappling with a Republican-backed spending binge that threatens to generate trillion-dollar deficits for years to come while staining a cherished pillar of the modern-day Republican …

Republicans

The Market Crash's Biggest Loser Is Down 94% in One Week

Beware this type of fund.<p>The stock market has begun to recover from its epic slide — in which the Dow Jones industrial average lost as much as 10.7% …

Trump Just Shot Himself in the Foot

It would be easy to compare Congressman Devin Nunes’s release of a declassified memo on purported surveillance abuses to Geraldo Rivera opening Al …

Lyft turned annoying car alarms into a slightly less annoying version of 'Despacito'

Hijacking big events for viral success is one of the most well-worn sections of the marketing playbook. Effective and often entertaining, there’s no better way to get your brand in front of millions than by piggybacking on an even bigger brand.<p>Oreo, for example, was the toast of the marketing world …