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The Web’s Most Toxic Trolls Live in … Vermont? | WIRED

Points of Interest<p>Bellflower, CA<p>Bellflower wins the distinction of being the most unlike its neighbors; while it isn’t the most toxic city in the US, …

The Walking Dead

Justice Dept. to Take On Affirmative Action in College Admissions

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration is preparing to redirect resources of the Justice Department’s civil rights division toward investigating and suing universities over affirmative action admissions policies deemed to discriminate against white applicants, according to a document obtained by The …

Civil Rights

All of Game of Thrones' cities, mapped and explained

Ever wondered where Dragonstone is, relative to, say, King's Landing? Or where the Iron Islands are? Or whether Winterfell is to the east or west of …

Six Degrees Of Trump Opposition

You can tell how much trouble Trump is in by how many groups are lined up against him.<p>Many of the early struggles of Donald Trump’s presidency appear …

Most Republicans are in denial about the probe into Trump-Russia ties

On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Devin Nunes, a Republican from the San Joaquin Valley, took a trip to the White House that made as big a splash as California's recent torrential rains. Even though he is chairman of the House Intelligence Committee that is investigating links between Russia and members of …

House Intelligence Committee

Obama urges nations not to give in to isolationist impulses

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Standing in democracy's birthplace, President Barack Obama on Wednesday issued a parting plea to world leaders not to let the …

Ronald Reagan can tell us a lot about what the economy will look like under Trump

With the uncertainty of President-elect Donald Trump's vague policies leaving economists wondering what the US economy will look like under a Trump administration, history may give us some clues.<p>According to Jeremy Hale, Graham Bishop, Maximilian Moldaschl, and Amir Amin - the asset allocation …

Google Assistant bot ecosystem will open to all developers by end of 2016

Developers and the rest of the world will soon be able to make bots that interact with Google Assistant and new Google devices made public, the company said today in a special presentation in San Francisco.<p>“The Google Assistant will be our next thriving open ecosystem,” said Scott Huffman, lead …

Google Assistant

How Google's new Pixel phones compare to the latest iPhone and Android competition

Google’s new Pixel phones are here. After years of overseeing reference Nexus devices running stock Android, Google is finally stepping into the smartphone fray to show what its vision of Android looks like. The Pixel and Pixel XL feature deep software integration to Google’s services, including …

Everything you need to know from Google’s Pixel event

Google unveiled a gaggle of new products and services today at its event in San Francisco. The company was all about making things easy and seamless, so we thought we’d do the same. Here’s all the stuff you need to know, in one place.<p>CEO Sundar Pichai came out first to set the stage, touting the …

These 29 jobs have the best work-life balance

Your money<p>Do you feel like your work never stops and you’re logging countless hours each week? Well, you’re not alone. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Factbook, Americans work an average of 34.4 hours a week — the longest of any other country in the world — …

Work-life Balance

The right to vote should be restricted to those with knowledge

Who should hold power: the few or the many? Concentrating power in the hands of a few—in monarchy, dictatorship, or oligarchy—tends to result in power for personal benefit at the expense of others. Yet in spreading power among the many—as in a democracy—individual votes no longer matter, and so …

5 Surprising Signs You Have a Higher IQ Than Average

These surprising qualities and habits might indicate a higher intelligence.<p>Psychologist Dr. Jeremy Dean, founder and author of the popular website PsyBlog, caught my attention recently with an article about some really odd signs that suggest your IQ may be above average.<p>I went around the internet …

10 Powerful Habits for Building a Personal Brand (and Marketing Yourself)

Building and promoting your own personal brand is as important for you as it is for any company. Maybe more.<p>We all know the power of brands. Who anywhere in the world isn't familiar with McDonald's fabled golden arches, Coca-Cola's distinctive red-and-white logo, or the green Starbucks mermaid?<p>But …

The 100-Year-Old Carve-Up Bleeding the Middle East Today

Certain images will indelibly mark memories of this year and one will be the gut-wrenching video of a five-year-old pulled from rubble in Aleppo with …

Middle East

Clinton: Trump campaign built on 'prejudice and paranoia'

<b>Reno, Nevada (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton issued a blistering takedown of Donald Trump Thursday, accusing him of racism and arguing that "fringe" elements have taken over the Republican Party.<p>"From the start, Donald Trump has built his campaign on prejudice and paranoia," Clinton said at a campaign …

Donald Trump

Meet the Man Who Encouraged Donald Trump to Run for President in 1987

Decades before Donald Trump would rise to the Republican presidential nomination, a political activist from New Hampshire saw in him the makings of a …

Trump tries to reset with economic speech — but faces new resistance in GOP

By Sean Sullivan and<p>Sean Sullivan<p>Reporter covering national politics<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Jim Tankersley<p>Jim Tankersley<p>Economic policy<p>Bio Follow<p>Seeking to put the most difficult stretch of his campaign behind him, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump used a major economic speech Monday to reach …

Hillary Clinton

8 Secrets Of Great Communicators

When it comes to communication, we all tend to think we’re pretty good at it. Truth is, even those of us who are good communicators aren’t nearly as good as we think we are. This overestimation of our ability to communicate is magnified when interacting with people we know well.<p>Researchers at the …

6 Big Questions the Game of Thrones Finale Needs to Answer

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