Zach Burch

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Shocker: 40% of Workers Now Have 'Contingent' Jobs, Says U.S. Government

Tucked away in the pages of a new report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office is a startling statistic: 40.4% of the U.S. workforce is now made up of contingent workers—that is, people who don’t have what we traditionally consider secure jobs.<p>There is currently a lot of debate about how …

Employment

U.S. military and civilians are increasingly divided

Jovano Graves' parents begged him not to join the Army right out of high school in 2003, when U.S. troops were fighting in Iraq and Afghanistan.<p>But their son refused his parents' pleas to try college. He followed them both into the Army instead.<p><b>------------</b><p><b>FOR THE RECORD</b><p>This story says that the …

Military

20 Things to Remember If You Love A Person With Depression

According to the World Health Organization, there are more than 350 million people all over the world with depression. With that staggering …

7 Workouts To Try When You're Feeling Too Lazy To Move

Sometimes all we want is to stay in bed or on the couch when we know we <i>should</i> get up for a workout. When the urge to veg hits, the powerfully lazy mood seems as though it could take over your entire day.<p>However, this lethargy doesn't have to cancel out your ability to partake in and reap the real …

Best Hikes for Wildlife Spotting

BY:<p>| FROM THE PRINT EDITION |<p>Image Credit:<p>Garrit Vyn<p><b>Golden Gate Trail</b><br>Paradise, Mount Rainier<p><b>Difficulty:</b> Moderate; 3 miles, approx. 1,000-foot …

Hiking

Philadelphia train may have been hit by projectile before wreck

PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - The Amtrak train that derailed in Philadelphia and a separate commuter train in the vicinity may have been hit by projectiles of some kind shortly before the wreck, a U.S. transportation official said on Friday, after investigators interviewed members of the Amtrak crew.<p>But …

The Best Places to Camp in the Northwest

It's the perfect time to make camp. From tepees in a vineyard and charming cabins on a lake to pup tents in meadows under star-crammed skies, here …

The 4 Ps - Tips for Improving Your Wildlife Photography

Taking photographs of wildlife can be one of the most exhilarating photographic experiences. Here are some tips to improve your wildlife photography.

Wildlife

Who might lead ISIS if al-Baghdadi dies?

<i>Watch "Blindsided: How ISIS shook the world," a GPS special airing Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT on CNN.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> For weeks, reports have been circulating that Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the caliph of the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), was seriously injured in an airstrike back in March.<p>On Wednesday, …

Al-Qaeda