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20 Fashion Mistakes Everyone Makes in Their 20s

"Buyer's remorse" doesn't even begin to cover it.<p><b>1. Dressing extra nice for an interview and then telling your boss you had to leave in the middle of the day for a "doctor's appointment."</b> Yeah, she knew.<p><b>2. Buying new underwear because you were too lazy to do your laundry.</b> The cheap, scratchy kind …

Here's The One Thing Dermatologists Wish You Would Stop Doing

<b>By Renee Jacques, Allure</b><p><i>(Photo: Delphine Achard/WWD)</i><p>You follow your skin-care routine with religious dedication but still don't have the Neutrogena-commercial-perfect complexion of your dreams. That could be because you're still making one of the mistakes dermatologists dread most. We asked eight …

‘The Senator Be Embezzling’

From rotten meat to startup porn sites to a solicitous Snickers bar, what I saw inside the prison-industrial complex—and what it taught me about our criminal justice crisis.<p>The first correctional officer I saw had two teeth. I came in with a young black guy who mumbled and a 40-ish Chinese man who …

Donald Trump may be dooming the GOP with a 10% chunk of the electorate

Boehner had publicly and privately lobbied members of his caucus to support some kind of reform, which was backed by many high-profile business groups including the Chamber of Commerce and enjoyed fairly broad political support.<p>And despite warnings at the time that the party was ruining the best …

Government

Sanders highlights differences with Clinton after Iowa poll shows tight race

After a new poll showed Bernie Sanders trailing Hillary Clinton in Iowa by only seven points, the Vermont senator seized a chance to differentiate himself from the establishment favourite for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>Donald Trump's seduction: a huge fanbase, from posh parties to Main …

Government

Puerto Rico movement pitches solution to economic woes: rejoin Spain

As Puerto Rico grapples with crippling debt and double-digit unemployment, a far-fetched idea to tackle the US territory’s economic woes may be gaining modest traction – one that would see Puerto Rico break off from the United States to re-join Spain.<p>“By returning to Spain, we’ll have autonomy,” …

Caribbean

Donald Trump's seduction: a huge fanbase, from posh parties to Main Street

As Donald Trump left the stage at Ernie Boch’s mansion in suburban Boston on Friday night, attendees clawed at him, shouting for attention, for handshakes and, of course, for selfies.<p>Sarah Palin showers Donald Trump with adoration in 'interview of the year'<p>Read more<p>Despite the requirement for …

Donald Trump

A surging presidential candidate is going to war with CNN over its debate rules

But despite those rising poll numbers, the only woman running on the Republican side may be left off of the debate stage again next month.<p>CNN, which is hosting the next debate, weighs heavily polls released before the first Republican debate, when Fiorina was polling around 1%.<p>The network released …

Austria truck death suspects to appear in court

The truck, found Thursday on a motorway near the Slovakia and Hungary borders, was carrying refugees believed to be fleeing the war in Syria, and included a toddler and three young boys, Austrian police said.<p>The grisly discovery highlighted the dangers faced by migrants fleeing conflict and …

Donald Trump attacks Clinton aide Huma Abedin over husband Weiner

Donald Trump on Friday night criticised Huma Abedin, a key aide to Hillary Clinton, and seemed to imply sensitive information had been leaked to her husband, former congressman Anthony Weiner.<p>Donald Trump wants to deport 11 million migrants: is that even possible?<p>Read more<p>The real-estate mogul, who …

Government

Beauty: rosacea treatments that work

I receive so many emails about rosacea, not because it’s hugely common, but because treatments seem so largely ineffective. When someone suffers regularly from red, blotchy, sore, uneven skin, they’re tempted to try anything to fix it; but no one has infinite wads of cash, nor the patience to keep …

Skin Care

North Korea's Kim Jong Un Says Nuclear Might Sealed Deal With South

POCHEON, South Korea — Nuclear weapons secured the deal with South Korea and ended a dangerous military standoff, according to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.<p>Putting his own spin on the accord reached Monday after marathon all-night talks, the pact "was by no means something achieved on the …

Donald Trump's ex-wife once said Trump kept a book of Hitler's speeches by his bed

According to a 1990 Vanity Fair interview, Ivana Trump once told her lawyer Michael Kennedy that her husband, real-estate mogul Donald Trump, now a leading Republican presidential candidate, kept a book of Hitler's speeches near his bed.<p>"Last April, perhaps in a surge of Czech nationalism, Ivana …

The Invincible Trump

As the controversies pile up, Trump’s favorability soars.<p>What hasn’t killed Donald Trump has only made him stronger.<p>Right off the bat, there was the shocking statement about the Mexican government sending over immigrant “rapists.” Then came the challenge to John McCain’s war hero status, a low blow …

Poll: What word comes to mind about Hillary, Jeb, Trump?

Hillary Clinton was most associated with the word "liar." AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall<p>A new poll released Thursday asked respondents to name "the first word that comes to mind" with three of the leading 2016 presidential candidates.<p>The results were quite illuminating.<p>The top word associated with …

Gun control is political. So is refusing to address the politics of gun violence

After the 24-year-old television reporter Alison Parker and her 27-year-old cameraman Adam Ward were killed while on camera from a lake outside of Roanoke, Virginia on Wednesday morning, the frontrunner for the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton, somewhat predictably tweeted that “[w]e must act …

Guns

Trump dumps insults on questioners, insists on control

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Donald Trump, the joy of the insult seems as compelling as the art of the deal.<p>Whether his challengers are fellow presidential …

Just Mayo is just not mayo: FDA says eggless mayonnaise must change name

As a name, Just Mayo just won’t do.<p>Hampton Creek Inc, a California healthy food startup, can no longer refer to its vegan sandwich spread Just Mayo as mayonnaise because it doesn’t contain eggs, the US Food and Drug Administration has said.<p>Josh Tetrick's food revolution: saving the world one egg at …

Food

Trump: Ramos was 'like a madman'

He also told 'Today' show host Matt Lauer that he doesn’t have a 'schoolyard crush' on Fox’s Megyn Kelly.<p>Univision journalist Jorge Ramos was “out of line” and “like a madman” when he interrupted another reporter’s question during his news conference, Donald Trump said Wednesday.<p>“I will tell you, …

Univision's Jorge Ramos: Journalists Must 'Denounce' Trump's 'Dangerous Words'

Jorge Ramos, one of the most influential journalists in the United States, says he had never been thrown out of a press conference before last night, when GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump ejected him.<p>"This is the first time," the news anchor told his network. "It's never happened anywhere in …

NBC's Matt Lauer to Donald Trump: Do you have a 'schoolyard crush' on Megyn Kelly?

"It starts to sound a little bit — and take this the right way, Donald — like you're a guy with a schoolyard crush. Where we're in elementary school or junior-high school, guys often say the meanest things about the girls they like the most," Lauer said.<p>Trump, a real-estate magnate and GOP …

Donald Trump

Nazi Treasure Train Hunt: Significant Find Confirmed in Poland

WALBRZYCH, Poland — A military train of historical significance has been found but it isn't clear whether it includes Nazi carriages laden with gold as a treasure-hunting duo claims, local officials in Poland said Wednesday.<p>"The city [of Walbrzych] is full of mysterious stories because of its …

Bank worker who survived World Trade Center terror attack dies at 42 after year-long battle with cancer<p>It was one of the most haunting images that emerged after 9/11: a woman covered in ash and powdered concrete fleeing the World Trade Center after the first plane struck the tower and brought …

World Trade Center

Trump on why he's running: I did it for me

Donald Trump has two reasons for why he decided to run for president this time rather than past cycles: his business and himself.<p>“So it was really important that I do it, for myself … I mean I really considered it strongly last time. Before that I thought about it. But I never even had any staff. …

Donald Trump

Toxic chemical levels high in Chinese city hit by blast

TIANJIN, China (AP) — High levels of toxic chemicals remained inside the core area in the Chinese city of Tianjin on Friday, more than a week after a …

It hurts to say it, but sometimes Donald Trump speaks the truth

Donald Trump offends entire voting blocks at will, constantly gets his facts wrong, and most of his policy positions are either contradictory or insane. Yet, on some issues, he’s also right.<p>His deliberate forays into xenophobia and arrogance on immigration and foreign policy certainly remain awful …

Republicans

Massive Florida sinkhole that swallowed a man reopens

<b>(CNN) —</b> A massive sinkhole in Florida, which had been filled in, has opened up again -- bringing back nightmarish memories of when it swallowed a man two years ago.<p>In February 2013, the sinkhole first formed under Jeff Bush's bedroom in the town of Seffner as he turned in for the night. He screamed …

More than 30 pro-democracy Hong Kong protesters arrested at Mong Kok site

Police and other authorities clearing pro-democracy encampments in the Mong Kok area of Hong Kong early Wednesday again clashed with protesters as the movement entered Day 60.<p>Among the protesters detained by police were Joshua Wong, leader of the high school activist group Scholarism, and Lester …