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Inside the ISIS Blueprint for Winning

Back in 2010, ISIS was on the downswing. The terrorist group then published a think tank-like pamphlet on how to get a country of its own.<p>Despite the …

Fiorina Spins a New Lie, and Her Issues With Truth Look Compulsive

Late last week and over the weekend, Carly Fiorina was caught telling the same lie to FOX News' Sean Hannity, and Chris Wallace. On their shows, Fiorina maintained that even though Hewlett Packard goods were sold in Iran while she was CEO of the company, the SEC had performed a "thorough …

Government

Jeb Bush would try to kill net neutrality if elected president

We already know presidential hopeful Jeb Bush thinks that net neutrality rules are the "craziest ideas," but should he make it to the Oval Office he wants to take that disdain one step further. Once he's holed up at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue he'll make moves to eliminate the regulations keeping the …

This is a climate-change nightmare: Droughts rage and fires burn, while evil ALEC and hapless Democrats dither

No one is being serious enough and history will judge us harshly — especially since a green economy lifts us all<p>When President Obama flew to Alaska to talk about climate change, I was in Owls Head, Maine, a beautiful harbor village on Penobscot Bay. I go there each year to visit with nature and …

Climate

Scope of devastation clearer as wildfire evacuees return

The scope of devastation from one of California's most destructive wildfires is becoming clearer and so too is the size of the humanitarian need in one of the state's poorer counties.<p>Gov. Jerry Brown requested a presidential disaster declaration on Monday, noting that more than 1,000 homes had been …

Jerry Brown

Raiders score last-minute TD to defeat the Ravens, 37-33

Derek Carr threw a 12-yard touchdown pass to Seth Roberts with 26 seconds left to cap the most productive day of his young career and lead the Oakland Raiders to a 37-33 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday.<p>Carr threw for a career-high 351 yards and three touchdowns and overcame a late …

Psychedelics Could Trigger A 'Paradigm Shift' In Mental Health Care

Is American medicine on the brink of a psychedelic revolution?<p>It's seeming more and more likely. A scientific review of the existing research into the therapeutic applications of psychedelics, published last week in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, highlights the enormous potential of …

Johns Hopkins University

‘Syria is emptying’

IZMIR, Turkey — A new exodus of Syrians is fueling the extraordinary flow of migrants and refugees to Europe, as Syria’s four-year-old war becomes the driving force behind the greatest migration of people to the continent since the Second World War.<p>Syrians account for half of the 381,000 refugees …

Middle East

Opinion: Obama, Pope Francis, UN scientists can’t save Planet Earth

They’re losing the global warming battle. In spite of all their efforts, our power players — the United Nation’s Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, U.S. …

Climate

Forget Inbox Zero: Focus on Reaching Inbox Zen

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the eight years since productivity and work guru Merlin Mann coined “Inbox Zero,” the idea of having an empty inbox has become a trendy aspiration. People fixate on having a clean email screen, but I think they’re missing the …

Productivity

Scientifically proven ways to make your weekend happier

News flash: research finds that people are generally happier on weekends than weekdays. However, some weekends — even a long holiday weekend, like …

Happiness

Multi-tasking: how to survive in the 21st century

Forget invisibility or flight: the superpower we all want is the ability to do several things at once. Unlike other superpowers, however, being able …

Time Management

Not Quite All Things Considered: Why the Mainstream Media Discounts Bernie Sanders

Recently, on All Things Considered—you know, that bastion of liberal media—Mara Liasson, talking about the prospect of Joe Biden running for …

Bernie Sanders