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Hispanic unemployment at all-time low under Trump

Ivanka Trump says Hispanic unemployment is at its lowest rate ever. She's right.<p>The president's daughter, a senior White House adviser, flagged the statistic Friday morning shortly after the Labor Department released November unemployment numbers.<p>The Hispanic unemployment rate fell to 4.7% last …

Demographics

Democrats are setting themselves up perfectly to pummel Republicans on sexual harassment in 2018

After Democrats successfully pressured Sen. Al Franken and Rep. John Conyers, both powerful Democratic lawmakers, to leave office amid allegations of sexual misconduct, the GOP is facing growing pressure to apply the same scrutiny to its own members.<p>The calls for Franken to resign began shortly …

Republicans

US bomber flies over Korean Peninsula during military exercises with South, officials say

The U.S. Seventh Air Force flew a B-1B supersonic bomber over South Korea on Wednesday as a part of a joint aerial exercise with the South’s military, South Korean officials confirmed.<p>South Korea’s Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the U.S. bomber simulated land strikes on military …

Obama blamed for Libyan slave trade as shocking video goes viral

Former President Barack Obama has come under criticism after a series of videos showing men and women being sold in a renewed slave trade have gone viral in recent weeks.<p>Some critics have begun questioning how much the Obama administration contributed to the problem with its 2011 intervention in …

AOL

Science confirms your quality of life depends on your mood

There is not a single instant of the day in which we do not experience a mood, good or bad. And science has a lot to say about that.<p>Recent research …

More than 360,000 people sign petitions to legalize marijuana in Michigan

<b>DETROIT</b> - More than 360,000 people have signed petitions to legalize recreational marijuana in the state of Michigan.<p>The organization behind an …

Trump ends the War on Fossil Fuels and we all come out winners

For eight long years, President Obama waged a relentless war on the fossil fuels that provide us with the abundant, affordable and efficient energy that makes modern American life possible. One of President Trump’s greatest accomplishments has been to end that ill-advised war, and now his actions …

Fossil Fuels

The world's most unpopular leaders

From an analysis by Alexander Kliment and Leon Levy of Eurasia Group Media's Signal newsletter, here are some of the most unpopular leaders of the …

South Africa

The US government keeps spectacularly underestimating solar energy installation

The only thing certain in this life are death, taxes and the US department of energy’s massive underestimate of renewable energy capacity.<p>Every two years, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), America’s official source for energy statistics, issues 10-year projections about how much …

Fossil Fuels

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The way people buy legal marijuana will change in 2019 — here's what to expect

Recreational cannabis spending is expected to outpace medical marijuana sales for the first time in 2019, according to a comprehensive new report from Arcview Market Research.<p>It means new users will likely flood the recreational market in the next few years, with some switching over from medical …

Cannabis

Addiction Specialists Ponder a Potential Aid: Pot

LOS ANGELES — Nine days after Nikolas Michaud’s latest heroin relapse, the skinny 27-year-old sat on a roof deck at a new drug rehabilitation clinic here. He picked up a bong, filled it with a pinch of marijuana, lit the leaves and inhaled.<p>All this took place in plain view of the clinic’s …

Cannabis

Research Suggests Legal Cannabis Is Failing To Corrupt Youth

Opponents of cannabis have long warned that legalizing the drug could lead to spikes in underage use, but after several years of permitted adult use in several states, it seems likely such fears were unwarranted.<p>A recent survey on student substance use in Washington state found that teens haven’t …

Cannabis

The Next State to Legalize Medical Marijuana Could Be...Nebraska?

Considering this state's history with cannabis, this is a surprising development.<p>When it comes to high-growth industries, there's very little, if …

Cannabis

New data shows that teens aren't using marijuana more after it's been legalized

In every state that's considered legalizing marijuana for recreational use, one major question inevitably comes up. If marijuana is legal, are kids going to start using it more?<p>New data from the Washington State Healthy Youth Survey helps provide an answer to that question. The results from the …

Cannabis

Trump, Authoritarian? Not Really—He’s a Monarchist

He governs by decree. He surrounds himself with courtiers. He rules by whim, and his moods can turn on a dime. Recognize any of those traits?<p>Critics …

This 30-Day Fitness Challenge Will Make You Feel Like A Badass

Exercise four times per week, feel amazing, become a total boss.<p>View this post on Facebook

26 Hanukkah Dinner Recipes to Gelt Excited About

Yes, there's more than just latkes.<p>Lighting the menorah and playing dreidel with your distant cousins is fun and all, but the best part of Hanukkah is the food. By that, we <i>mostly</i> mean eating so many latkes that you basically become a potato, and chasing it with some brisket, doughnuts, and …

Cooking

Cassini Enters Final Phase of Saturn Orbits Before it Dies

After almost two decades in space, NASA’s Cassini spacecraft is reaching the end of its life. Wednesday marks the very literal beginning of the end …

Astronomy

How to Get High Without Drugs: Holotropic Breathwork, Hypnagogia, and Eye Contact

<i>This article was originally posted on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Jacqueline Ronson</b><p>People take mild altering drugs -- everything from Tylenol to LSD -- because the effects are useful, interesting, or pleasurable. In altering the way we process stimuli, drugs facilitate a change in our thoughts and behaviors. This …

The Story Behind The Iconic Image Of U.S. Forces At Iwo Jima Is Being Questioned

When most of us think of America and patriotism, there will be certain images that come to mind. These are historic, iconic photos that have helped us to define our national identity by depicting events that helped to forge the modern world. One such image was the photo of a flag being planted by a …

Clint Eastwood

9 Gooey, Cheesy Recipes to Make for Big Block of Cheese Day

The White House is currently hosting the third Big Block of Cheese Day, an online Q&A with administration higher-ups inspired by an open house held …

Cooking

Imagining Donald Trump's future State of the Union address

Good evening, Mr Speaker Steve Scalise. Good evening, members of Congress. Good evening, Mr Vice-President Ted Cruz. Hello to my fellow Americans.<p>In 2016, Americans voted unanimously for Trump. Donald Trump.<p>Obama prepares to deliver final State of the Union address – live updates<p>Read more<p>They saw …

Donald Trump

Bernie Sanders Introduces Bill Ending The Federal Ban On Marijuana

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) has introduced a bill that would end federal prohibition of marijuana, marking the latest move the Democratic presidential candidate has made toward ending the war on drugs.<p>The Ending Federal Marijuana Prohibition Act, introduced Wednesday, is modeled after a bill first …

Cannabis

70 Best Bodyweight Cardio Exercises | Men's Health

These resistance-training movements are so effective at annihilating calories for several reasons, he explains:<p>1. They work multiple muscles at once, skyrocketing your metabolism during <i>and</i> after your workout.<p>2. They can be made easier midset so you never have to stop and rest.<p>3. They can be done …

What Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Elon Musk

<i>The Entrepreneur Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Entrepreneurship

Kohl's To Open Stores For 170 Hours Straight

Kohl’s (KSS) will keep its doors open for more than seven days straight before Christmas in a move that shows just how tough the holiday season has …

Christmas Eve

Rocking Beds Are a Crazy and Crazy-Effective Solution to Sleep Problems

<i>This article originally appeared on Inverse.</i><p><b>By Yasmin Tayag</b><p>On any given night, up to 70 million Americans struggle to get a good night's sleep. And who can blame them? Insufficient sleep is considered a national public health problem, and we're running out of options to try: Melatonin has weird …

Brainwaves

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