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The four days in 1968 that reshaped D.C.

Disable animations<p>The day had been warm and breezy, with a high near 70. But the teeming intersection of 14th and U streets was tense. There had been an ugly fight there two days before. Objects had been thrown at police, and two arrests had been made. As the sun set, this cultural and financial …

Justice

Google Removes ‘View Image’ Button from Image Search to Protect Photos

Google has removed the “View Image” button from its Image Search results that had allowed anyone to quickly download the original image file while …

4 Free Must Have Mobile Photography Apps

Let us all face the facts: mobile photography isn’t going anywhere. It’s only getting better — the cameras, the apps, the photos. I’m not one that …

Mobile Photography

The history of Trump and Bannon's complicated relationship

In an interview with the New York Times, four months before Donald Trump declared himself a candidate for president, Stephen K. Bannon indicated that he was not prepared to take the celebrity businessman seriously.<p>“There are a lot of reasons for running for president,” Bannon said, observing the …

Donald Trump

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

Self-help

This Simple Practice Will Help You Be More Happy and Productive | Inc.com

Has this ever happened to you? You sit down to work on an important project with a looming deadline and suddenly, without warning, your mind slinks off to some other place as if slipping out the back door of a bad meeting. Before you know it, an hour has passed and you can't remember how, or where, …

Mindfulness

I spent this year reading about relationships, productivity, and success — and 15 insights stuck with me more than any others

As 2016 drew to a close, I published a list of nonfiction books I'd read that year. At that point, I thought I knew everything about how to be happier, how to achieve my goals, and how to become an expert at anything.<p>In 2017, I learned — surprise! — I was wrong. This past year, I read another …

By Asking Himself This 9-Word Question, Tim Ferriss Changed His Life

In his most recent book, <i>Tribe of Mentors: Short Life Advice from the Best in the World,</i> Tim Ferriss openly admits to having at least a partial mid-life crises.<p>Having turned 40 in the year 2017, having had several friends die, and many other key events occur, Ferriss sat to his journal (a common …

Self-improvement

50 Tough Questions You Never Ask Yourself, But Should | Inc.com

With the dawn of every New Year, pledges are made by hopefuls everywhere to do or change something big in their life and business. Most of these commitments are shelved or forgotten altogether soon after we ring in that very same New Year.<p><i>"Your vision will become clear only when you can look into</i> …

Self-improvement

If You Do Any of These 19 Things Now, You're Way More Productive Than You Think | Inc.com

Ever wish you had more than 24 hours in a day to get more things done? As 2018 draws near, this is the time of year to start thinking about new habits, tools, and techniques that work to our advantage without us working ourselves to death.<p>Well, nothing you do in 2018 can make you more productive …

Time Management

Angular Geometry — Rainbow Highway.

Trump delays release of some JFK assassination documents, bowing to national security concerns

https://videos.posttv.com/washpost-production/The_Washington_Post/20171021/59eba029e4b03525a62c6305/59f27098e4b0f22e0e9f3685_1439399835595-cf9g26_t_1509060769172_1280_720_2000.mp4<p>President Trump delayed on Thursday evening the release of thousands of pages of classified documents related to the …

Surveillance

How to Watch the 2017 Orionid Meteor Shower

If you're outside late in the coming days, look up to catch a sky show created by Halley's comet.<p>Night owls, rejoice: From midnight to dawn in the coming days, stargazers with clear skies will be able to see the peak of the 2017 Orionid meteor shower. And thanks to a mostly moonless sky, the …

America’s unique gun violence problem, explained in 17 maps and charts

In the developed world, these levels of gun violence are a uniquely American problem. Here’s why.<p>America is an exceptional country when it comes to guns. It’s one of the few countries in which the right to bear arms is constitutionally protected. But America’s relationship with guns is unique in …

Guns

Trump, top Democrats agree to work on deal to save 'dreamers' from deportation

Democratic leaders announced late Wednesday that they agreed with President Trump to pursue a legislative deal that would protect hundreds of thousands of young undocumented immigrants from deportation and enact border security measures that don’t include building a physical wall.<p>The president …

Immigration

These 15 attitude changes will make you more likable

No man (or woman) is an island at work. The core truth is that our success depends on others. Whether we get promoted, get raises and succeed in …

Self-help

30 Easy, Safe and Fun Destinations for Your First Solo Adventure

Lima, Peru was my first destination as a solo traveler a few years ago when I was a senior in college. I actually stopped there on my way to Brazil …

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

The Best Low-Impact Workouts for Weight Loss

Torch calories fast with high-intensity, low-impact workouts that burn as many calories as running.

Five key pieces of Trump's Afghanistan plan

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump outlined his plan for the 16-year US war in Afghanistan Monday evening, vowing that the US would find victory while no longer "nation-building."<p>The President declared he would no longer announce troop levels but would focus on allowing US forces to target the Taliban …

Nation-Building

101 Positive Quotes to Help You Look on the Bright Side | Inc.com

Sometimes, when you need inspiration in your life--whether for love, success, or work--it helps to hear the motivational words that others have shared. So here are 101 of the best positive quotes guaranteed to change your attitude and make you feel happy.<p>There are some classics in the list, and …

Motivation

Stephen Bannon Out at the White House After Turbulent Run

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Stephen K. Bannon, the embattled chief strategist who helped President Trump win the 2016 election by embracing their shared nationalist impulses, departed the White House on Friday after a turbulent tenure shaping the fiery populism of the president’s first seven months in …

Donald Trump

White House aides wrestle with Trump’s race comments

There is a strong feeling of unease among some White House officials, including economic adviser Gary Cohn.<p>White House aides are wrestling with how to respond to President Donald Trump’s defiant news conference on Tuesday in which he doubled down on his statement that “both sides” are to blame for …

Donald Trump

Under Armour and Intel C.E.O.s Follow Merck Chief, Quitting Panel in Rebuke to Trump

Three chief executives from top American companies resigned from a presidential business council on Monday following President Trump’s tepid initial response to a violent weekend in Charlottesville, Va.<p>Brian Krzanich, C.E.O. of Intel — one of the most important global manufacturers of computer …

Rights & Freedoms

Charlottesville: One killed in violence over US far-right rally

<b>One person has died and 19 others were injured when a car rammed a crowd of people opposing a far-right rally in the US state of Virginia, police say.</b><p>Earlier, street brawls erupted between white nationalists planning to attend the march and counter-protesters.<p>The mayor of Charlottesville, where the …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump Doubles Down on Threats Against North Korea as Nuclear Tensions Escalate

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump escalated his war of words with North Korea on Thursday by declaring that his provocative threat to rain down “fire and fury” might not have been harsh enough, as nuclear tensions between the two nations continued to crackle.<p>Rejecting critics at home and abroad …

North Korea

Answers to 4 Crucial Questions About North Korea

HONG KONG — The decades-long war of words between the United States and North Korea escalated on Tuesday, when President Trump threatened North Korea with “fire and fury” if the rogue state continued its bellicose missile and nuclear tests.<p>Hours later, Pyongyang warned of a strike that would create …

North Korea

Tillerson dials back rhetoric after Trump's North Korea 'fire and fury' threats

<b>(CNN) —</b> US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sought to allay fears of a military confrontation with North Korea after President Donald Trump warned he could unleash "fire and fury" on the pariah state.<p>Tillerson defended Trump's comments but said there was no sign that the threat level from North …

North Korea

If You're Too Busy for These 5 Things, Your Life Is More Off Course Than You Think | Inc.com

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off course <i>90 percent</i> of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the intended time.<p>The reason for this phenomenon is quite simple -- through air traffic control and the inertial guidance system, pilots are constantly …

Self-improvement

A New Way for Therapists to Get Inside Heads: Virtual Reality

SAN FRANCISCO — Dawn Jewell recently treated a patient haunted by a car crash. The patient had developed acute anxiety over the cross streets where the crash occurred, unable to drive a route that carried so many painful memories.<p>So Dr. Jewell, a psychologist in Colorado, treated the patient …

Virtual Reality