Robin Rodrigues

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What's inside the Senate Republican health care bill

Senate GOP lawmakers have finally unveiled their version of the bill to repeal and replace Obamacare ... or major portions of it.<p>The Senate legislation largely mirrors the House bill, making sweeping changes to much of the nation's health care system. But it also keeps more of Obamacare's structure …

Health Care

The Amazon-Walmart Showdown That Explains the Modern Economy

With Amazon buying the high-end grocery chain Whole Foods, something retail analysts have known for years is now apparent to everyone: The online retailer is on a collision course with Walmart to try to be the predominant seller of pretty much everything you buy.<p>Each one is trying to become more …


These are the best family-friendly hotels in the US

Between long, cramped flights and that judgmental look you often get from other airline passengers, traveling with kids can be tough. And while there are certainly a number of hotels geared toward adult-friendly vacations, it’s a bit harder to find ones that welcome children with open arms.<p>Luckily, …

Family Vacations

Inside Trump’s climate decision: After fiery debate, he ‘stayed where he’s always been’

The pressure on President Trump to remain in the Paris climate accord came from all sides.<p>Silicon Valley titans, such as Apple chief executive Tim Cook and Tesla chief executive Elon Musk, contacted the White House directly, making clear just how seriously they viewed the issue of climate change — …

Donald Trump

Remembering Garry Marshall: A Titan of Comedy and a Total Mensch

The genius creative mind behind Happy Days, Mork & Mindy, Pretty Woman, and more has passed away at the age of 81. But he will live on in his …

The founders' isolationist 'Great Rule' was for their time, not ours

<b>To the editor:</b> Elizabeth Cobb's piece on U.S. foreign policy makes a central and useful argument that foreign policy elites have lost the consensus that characterized the post-World War II period. She concludes that a return to the "isolationism" of George Washington is a solution or at least the …

The 25 best hotels in the world, according to travelers

That's especially true of the hotels that made it onto Travel + Leisure's list of the 100 best hotels in the world. The list is a part of T+L's annual World's Best Awards, which is based on a survey taken by thousands of travelers from all over.<p>The tranquil Nihiwatu resort in Sumba, Indonesia, took …

Southern Ocean

4 Solutions for Staying Healthy When You Travel

If you travel often, it’s likely that, alongside some possible perks—flying in business class, staying at nice hotels, seeing sights or enjoying …


Report: Over 1,200 women assaulted in Germany on New Year's Eve

Germany's federal police have found that over 1,000 sexual crimes were committed across Germany on New Year's Eve. Over 2,000 men are believed to …


World's Cheapest Travel Destinations

Traveling the world can be expensive, but don’t worry, Nothing Familiar has you covered! If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that even in the …

The Crazy Reason Queen Elizabeth Couldn't Sit on the Iron Throne from 'Game of Thrones'

Because you know she wanted to.<p>An obscure rule prevented what could have been the greatest photo-op of all time: Queen Elizabeth holding court on the Iron Throne. On <i>Late Night With Seth Meyers</i> last night, <i>Game of Thrones</i> showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss talked about the royal visit to their …

Rudy Giuliani Says ‘Black Lives Matter’ Is ‘Inherently Racist’

Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani on Sunday said more black people in the U.S. are being killed by other black people than they are by police …

Law Enforcement

Augmented reality gets sinister as Pokemon Go leads players to a real-life dead body and armed robbers

Augmented reality game Pokemon Go has inadvertently led users down disturbing paths less than a week after its launch.<p>On July 8, a teenager in Wyoming was hunting for a Pokemon on a riverbank, but discovered a man’s corpse instead. Police have said the death “appears to be accidental” and the …


30 Easy Ways To Eat Healthier On A Budget

Because it really shouldn't cost you an arm and a leg.<p><i>Some responses have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Personal Finance

Pokémon Go: armed robbers use game to lure players into trap

Missouri suspects used app’s geolocation feature to target ‘unwitting victims’, says police after another incident saw game lead player to dead body<p>UK rollout of Pokémon Go delayed<p>Armed robbers used the game Pokémon Go to lure victims to an isolated trap in Missouri, police reported on Sunday.<p>At …


China's rainbow mountains - in pictures

The Danxia scenic area in Gansu province, north-west China, is a landform of reddish sandstone that has been eroded to create unusual rock formations

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Mexico City

Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland (by Michael Breitung)

<b>Giant’s Causeway | Northern Ireland</b> (by Michael Breitung)

A spectacular lookout in Norway designed by Todd Saunders and Tommie Wilhelmsen... Find out more on Jux: