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Theodore Roosevelt used this productivity trick to get more done in a couple hours than most people do in a day

Theodore Roosevelt, widely regarded by political scholars as one of the greatest American presidents, was also one of the most prolific.<p>Before becoming the country's youngest president at age 42 following President William McKinley's assassination in 1901, Roosevelt had already served as police …

The Secrets of Charles Koch’s Political Ascent

Two new documents reveal the political blueprint the billionaire developed 40 years ago, heavily influenced by the ultraconservative John Birch Society.<p>In a recent round of interviews, Charles Koch, the billionaire industrialist and political patron, has been stressing that he only recently became …

The presidential candidates' favorite TV shows sound about right

The presidential candidates briefly put away their policy papers and disclosed personal notes with People Magazine for a special campaign issue, such as a typical breakfast, hidden talent and the perfect date night. Perhaps most telling, though, were the candidates’ favorite television …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

POWER RANKINGS: Here's who has the best chance at being our next president

In the Republican field, real-estate tycoon Donald Trump and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson continue to dominate. They consistently account for more than 50% of the GOP vote in national and early-state polls.<p>And among the Democratic roster, self-described democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders …

11 actions you can take today to start getting rich, according to a self-made millionaire

The good news is that success is a learnable skill, and anyone can start thinking, acting, and making choices like the super wealthy.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire identifies specific "millionaire mind actions" that could help you …

This is the chart that has Robert Shiller seriously worried about the stock market

Robert Shiller is worried about the stock market.<p>And the Nobel laureate's concern can be summed up in this chart, which shows a steady decline in the valuation of the stock market from both institutional and individual buyers.<p>This chart shows Shiller's stock market confidence index, which he …

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People in recession economies

The population living in contracting economies is expected to rise to over 7 per cent of the global total this year, from 1.3 per cent in 2010, the …

25 Reasons I'm Voting for Bernie Sanders Over Hillary Clinton and the GOP Nominee

The 2016 presidential election will be studied for generations, primarily because it's a turning point in U.S. history. Will the Democratic Party shift even further to the right, or will Democrats nominate a true progressive? Below are 25 reasons I'm voting only for Bernie Sanders in 2016. And …

Donald Trump Is No Conservative

His early support in the GOP reflects an inability to distinguish between plausible champions and charlatans.<p>There is an Ivy League grad who has spent most of his life in Manhattan, where he is chauffeured around in limousines. He frequently brags to strangers about his massive personal wealth. In …

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One battle the Confederate flag is still winning

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you want to know what Southern heritage is all about, don't follow the debate over the Confederate flag.<p>Follow the money, says Michael Lind, a historian and native Southerner.<p>While the Confederate battle flag may be coming down in places like South Carolina, there is one part of the Old …

What ISIS Learned From the Cartels

Social media. Beheadings. Dogma. Empty promises. ISIS is copying the Mexican cartel playbook to a T, writes The Cartel author Don Winslow.<p>A bound man …

How A Teenage Girl Who Gave An 'Intimidating Look' Was Sentenced To Up To 5 Years In Prison

WASHINGTON -- In suburban neighborhoods around the country, teenagers sass their parents and yell at their peers. Usually, they grow out of it. In Detroit, a 17-year-old girl who misbehaved was sentenced to up to five years in the adult prison system. Afterwards, she tried to kill herself multiple …

How the South Skews America

We’d be less violent, more mobile and in general more normal if not for Dixie.<p>Every year the Fourth of July is marked by ringing affirmations of American exceptionalism. We are a special nation, uniquely founded on high ideals like freedom and equality. In practice, however, much of what sets the …