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There are absolutely two Americas. Sometimes in the same state.

<i>Click on the video for Ronald Brownstein's full report.</i><p><b>Abingdon, Virginia (CNN) —</b> A tale of two Virginia districts explains why the geographic, demographic and cultural chasm between the parties in the House of Representatives is about to grow much wider -- with ominous implications for America's …

U.S. Congress

Here's How To Watch The Marvel Movies In Chronological Order

Keep this handy for all future MCU marathons.<p>The MCU can be challenging in this regard, because typically the release order has little to do with the actual timeline of events. Plus the plots of some movies overlap, while others move back and forth through time, making it hard to nail down one …

Marvel Universe

8 free fitness apps that can help you get in shape — and what they're best for

Getting in shape can change your life.<p>Regular exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug that we have. It can improve your physical health, fight disease, extend your life, boost your mood and memory, combat anxiety and depression, and more.<p>And it just feels good to be fit.<p>If you don't already …

Exercise

Everything you ever needed to know about investing, scribbled on cocktail napkins

Warren Buffett once said “there seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.” Those words, of course, can …

Investing

Mass shootings since Sandy Hook, in one map

On December 14, 2012, a gunman walked into Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut, and killed 20 children, six adults, and himself.<p>By June 12, 2016, when a shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, led to 50 deaths, there had been 994 more shootings. Orlando was the deadliest mass …

Guns

What is “originalism?” Why Trump wants an originalist on the Supreme Court

On Monday (July 9), US president Donald Trump will announce his pick to replace Anthony Kennedy on the nation’s highest court. The candidate for junior justice will no doubt be someone who claims to be an “originalist” or a “textualist,” which are just two ways of saying a judge guided by the US …

Law

A nutrition blogger posts easy food swaps that prove you don't have to stop eating to lose weight — and the internet loves it

1/<p>After struggling with an eating disorder in high school, Meixner was inspired to learn how to lose weight in a healthy way.<p>Meixner wanted to …

Fitness

10 Pinterest Charts That Will Help Keep You Fit, Healthy, Toned And Trim

These nutrition and exercise charts are seriously helpful<p>Pinterest is more than just a place to gather great ideas for personal organisation or for your next dinner party theme. It can also serve as much-needed motivation when it comes to your health, nutrition and fitness. Proof: These food and …

9 Reasons Why Fit Women Have Much Better Sex

The time you spend working out can have unexpected payoffs when you're tangling the sheets. And understanding the link can help you achieve more explosive results—in the bedroom and the weight room.

Exercise

13 Mind-Blowing Dystopian Novels We Think You’ll Love

May the odds be ever in your favor.

An Eater’s Guide to Nashville

Yes, it’s the home of Nashville hot chicken. But with roots set in decades of Southern cooking meshed with the influence of immigrants from the far reaches of the country and world, Nashville is quickly building its repertoire of top-notch restaurants.<p>Welcome to Music City<p>Country music wasn’t born …

Texas

There may be one big reason suicide rates keep climbing in the US, according to mental-health experts

Anthony Bourdain, the acclaimed chef who explored the globe in search of the world's best cuisine, died by suicide on Friday in France, CNN said. The fashion mogul Kate Spade also died by suicide earlier this week.<p>Their deaths are part of larger trend in the US. Since 1999, suicide rates in the US …

Mental Health

Ditch the Crunches and Do This Game-Changing, 4-Move Workout For Sexy Abs

Tired of doing crunches every time you want to target your abs? Switch up your routine with this game-changing, tummy-toning, seven-minute ab workout. Do it at home or in the gym, but no matter where you do it — you're bound to have sexier abs.<p>Do each move for 45 seconds followed by one minute of …

Workouts

This 1990 Donald Trump quote in Playboy magazine explains today perfectly

<b>(CNN) —</b> Almost three decades ago now, Donald Trump explained his life and worldview this way: "The show is Trump, and it is sold-out performances everywhere."<p>Those words, uttered in a 1990 interview with Playboy magazine, are truer today than they were 28 years ago. And they provide a unique …

Donald Trump

Steelers land four of the 15 greatest Super Bowl touchdowns of all time

When you find your way to seven Super Bowls, odds are good that some of the biggest plays will happen. The Pittsburgh Steelers have been on the right end of so many huge plays in the Super Bowl that when the NFL Network put together the 15 best touchdowns of all time, Pittsburgh was well …

NFL

The Trump effect: New study connects white American intolerance and support for authoritarianism

Since the founding of the United States, politicians and pundits have warned that partisanship is a danger to democracy. George Washington, in his Farewell Address, worried that political parties, or factions, could "allow cunning, ambitious and unprincipled men" to rise to power and subvert …

Political Science

Can Tesla Ever Make A $35,000 Model 3?

<i>(Updates 12th paragraph to clarify net reservations.)</i><p>More than two years after Tesla started taking $1,000 deposits for the Model 3, it’s increasingly unclear whether it can actually afford to sell the much-touted $35,000 version to fulfill CEO Elon Musk’s long-held vision of electric cars for the …

Tesla

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Opioids and Pot: Inside the Fight for Real Research

Dr. Nick Spirtos isn’t sold on pot. He’s an oncologist at the Women’s Cancer Center of Nevada in Las Vegas, and he’s never used it, even though when …

Cannabis

6 Ways To Start A Conversation That Guarantee A Positive Response, According To Dating Coaches

When you're interested in learning more about a person, asking the right questions is key. But when you're on a first date or just getting the …

Come aboard the cannabus: More seniors taking trips to get weed

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 86-year-old man in a bright yellow sweatshirt and matching baseball cap grips his walker tightly. He stands near the door of a large bus, the charter name American stretching over his shoulder. He greets neighbors and trades jokes with an official-looking woman, clipboard at the ready, …

Cannabis

14 Winnie the Pooh Quotes That Will Make You Smile, Then Cry

As a child, I saw Winnie the Pooh as an adorable honey-loving bear with amazing friends and adventures. And while that still holds true, it wasn't …

These Are the Four Paths to the End of Trump's Presidency

The country could witness a historic finale to his time in office.The next time you walk out to your car, or head down the street to the subway, or …

World Medical Marijuana Conference Opens In Pittsburgh

<b>Follow KDKA-TV</b>: Facebook | TwitterPITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A 3-day world medical cannabis conference opened at the Convention Center on Thursday, just a …

America Takes the Next Step Toward Tyranny

Every now and again, when I find myself buried in the latest blizzard of invariably disturbing news emanating from the Trump White House, I go back …

Political Science

Even the small stresses of daily life can hurt your health

When people talk about harmful stress - the kind that can affect health - they usually point to big, life-changing events, such as the death of a …

Immune System

The 32 best things we ever bought on Amazon for under $25

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Amazon, land of 1 million things you need and 5 million options for each of them, has quickly become the one-stop shop for an insane …

Shopping

Hey, Siri: 142 useful voice commands for Siri

Do you use Siri to its full potential? Perhaps it’s time to refresh your memory with this list of useful things you can ask it to do for you.<b>Control</b> …

The Problem Isn’t Just Trump. It’s Our Ignorant Electorate.

It is not effete snobbery or elitist condescension to note that ill-informed voters contributed to the current mess.<p>For many of us, mornings have …

Guys, This Could Be Why Women Seem To Think You're Boring

Guys, you've been in this situation before: You meet a girl out at a bar, and she has an adorable accent.<p><b>You:</b> “Where are you from?”<p><b>Her:</b> “Norway.”<p><b>You:</b> …