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Jason Momoa Confirms an Intriguing Link Between Aquaman's Justice League Backstory and Man of Steel

<i>Supergirl</i> casts a member of a cosmic DC race. Poe Dameron goes drifting in a new <i>Last Jedi</i> TV spot. You’re getting a little less <i>Orville</i> than expected …

Man of Steel

Nearly half of Americans now have high blood pressure, based on new guidelines

<b>(CNN) —</b> Tens of millions more Americans now have high blood pressure. Almost half of all Americans -- 46% -- are now considered to be in the high blood pressure category based on new guidelines released Monday.<p>High blood pressure should be treated at 130/80 rather than 140/90, according to the new …

Diabetes

Bill Gates' newest mission: Curing Alzheimer's

<b>(CNN) —</b> It's one of the holy grails of science: a cure for Alzheimer's. Currently, there is no treatment to stop the disease, let alone slow its progression. And billionaire Bill Gates thinks he will change that.<p>"I believe there is a solution," he told me without hesitation.<p>"Any type of treatment …

Dementia

Roku Earnings Show This Company Is an Amazing Investment Opportunity

Roku (ROKU) tumbled nearly 13.5% to $36.95 on Tuesday, but the stock might be streaming into many portfolios over the longer term. After all, the …

Investing

Sitting 26 Feet High Atop A Horse, Gen. Lee Becomes A Lightning Rod For Discontent

At the center of Charlottesville's violent white nationalist rally was a long-simmering controversy over the removal of a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.<p>Controversies over Confederate symbols have been brewing around the country — most notably in South Carolina, where the Confederate flag …

Rights & Freedoms

The General Joy of Roger Federer, Wimbledon Champion Once Again

A few minutes after I arrived at Wimbledon, walking through the grounds, I felt a flutter in the air, a quickening. Heads were turning, looking up. A murmur rippled through the throng, and then a cry: “Roger!” I looked up. Roger Federer was crossing the bridge connecting Centre Court with the …

Causes of Acid Erosion: Acidic Foods and Drinks

Alternative Medicine

Want a Brain That's 10 Years Younger? Here's What Science Has to Say | Inc.com

Voracious readers, grammarians, wordsmiths, and trivia masters may have an advantage when it comes to staying mentally young, at least if they do something with their skill every day. Researchers at the University of Exeter Medical School and Kings College London crunched online data provided by …

Humanity

Passion Pit announces musical hiatus so frontman can cope with mental illness

Passion Pit's frontman, Michael Angelakos, has never been shy about discussing mental health.<p>On Sunday night the 30-year-old artist — who was …

The 20 Greatest Game of Thrones Moments of All Time

To refresh your memory ahead of Sunday's Season 7 premiere.<p><i>Warning: graphic content ahead</i><p>If you've been obsessively watching the trailer for <i>Game of Thrones</i>'s seventh season, which premieres on July 16 on HBO, you know the show is prepared to bring it, and bring it big. But the series will have to …

Life-size Noah’s Ark

Experience the life-size Noah’s Ark! Ark Encounter is a one-of-a-kind themed attraction the whole family will enjoy, located in Williamstown, …

Lalibela

For other uses, see Lalibela (disambiguation).<p><b>Lalibela</b> (Amharic: ላሊበላ) is a town in Amhara Region, northern Ethiopia famous for monolithic rock-cut …

An Australian Children’s-Book Author’s U.S. Customs Ordeal

On the morning of February 6th, the seventy-one-year-old Australian children’s-book author Mem Fox arrived on a United Airlines flight from Melbourne to Los Angeles. She was en route to a conference in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, on the theme of diversity, where she was scheduled to deliver a keynote …

From Raising Consciousness to Raising Hell

ELLISVILLE, Mo. — They called it consciousness-raising.<p>Nearly 50 years ago, Ruth Rosen and her friends sat in a Berkeley, Calif., living room and tried to imagine how their lives would have been different if they had been born as men. The stories spilled forth: a father who would not pay for …

New Director for Offices of Race Relations and Social Justice

In a unanimous decision, the Board of Trustees of the Christian Reformed Church appointed Rev. Reginald “Reggie” Smith to the position of Director of …

47 Years Ago: Eric Clapton And Duane Allman Hit The Studio And "Layla" Comes To Life

Clapton Explains It All<p>Of all of rock and roll’s most famous collaborations, the one between <b>Eric Clapton and the late Duane Allman of The Allman</b> …

A Tribe Called Quest’s Ferocious Grammys Performance Unflinchingly Calls Out Donald Trump

A Tribe Called Quest finally got its moment in the Grammy spotlight and the group made the most of it.<p>The four-time Grammy nominees A Tribe Called Quest and Anderson .Paak, who was up for two awards of his own, came together to electrify the Grammys with their collaborative performance for “Movin’ …

Woodland confirms Von Maur is coming to mall in 2019

KENTWOOD, MI -- High-end retailer Von Maur is coming to Woodland Mall, the owner of the Grand Rapids area mall confirmed Thursday morning.<p>Von Maur is …

Michigan

100 Posters 100 Days | Day 23

Facing racism: The lasting effects of discrimination in GR's southeast community

Marked by a history of racism and segregation, members of Grand Rapids' southeast communities share the ways this has blocked access to fostering …

Grand Rapids

Trump's Supreme Court nominee once diagrammed a sentence in an opinion — it says a lot about his judicial style

Gorsuch's previous opinions and statements have offered up key insights— namely his similarities to his predecessor, Justice Antonin Scalia, and his witty, conversational writing style.<p>Gorsuch is a clear adherent to textualism — a manner of interpreting laws in accordance with their plain text, …

Scorecard For A Departing President: Assessing Obama's Successes And Shortcomings

President Obama will address the nation for what's likely to be the last time Tuesday night. He says the prime-time address from his adopted hometown of Chicago will be a chance to celebrate the successes of the past eight years and to offer some thoughts on where the nation goes from here.<p>The …

Obama Administration

5 Ways to Tell If Someone Is Untrustworthy | Inc.com

I'm going to ask you to trust me on this. It's a lesson I've learned the hard way, and it may be one of the most important ones I have to pass on.<p>It's been said that the only way to definitively tell if you can trust someone is to trust that person. While that may well be true, there are certainly …

Psychology

Pope Francis Is the Anti-Trump

For readers consumed with the Trumpian chaos of the past ten days, images of a white-robed Pope Francis standing beside a man dressed like a nutcracker—the Grand Master of the Sovereign Military Order of Malta, epauletted and festooned in red and gold—likely seemed absurd and irrelevant. The Pope, …

Burns Night in the Age of Brexit and Trump

Earlier this month, shortly before Donald Trump’s Inauguration, a panegyric made the rounds on social media. “Donald Trump to Pay Tribute to British Heritage at Inauguration with Poem About Scotland,” one headline declared. In turgid anapestic tetrameter, the poem lauds Trump as “a leader whose …

Literature

13 clever jokes from Google that probably went right over your head

Like the time it rewarded the man who managed to buy the "Google.com" domain for one minute: Google gave researcher Sanmay Ved $6,006.13, choosing that specific amount because it spells out Google, numerically — "squint a little and you'll see it!" the company said.<p>This kind of quirky antic has …

Robert Fuller

This article is about the wrestler and manager. For other people named Robert Fuller, see Robert Fuller (disambiguation).<p><b>Robert Welch</b>[2] (born May …

A History Of Black Cowboys And The Myth That The West Was White

An exhibition on view at The Studio Museum in Harlem hopes to retire the persistent myth equating cowboys with whiteness.<p>A quick internet search of “American cowboy” yields a predictable crop of images. Husky men with weathered expressions can be seen galloping on horseback. They’re often dressed …

Archives

How to overcome debt fatigue when you’re paying off debt

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