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The Day After: Obama on His Legacy, Trump's Win and the Path Forward

Commander in chief reflects on the election results and how he'll spend his time post-White House<p>My final interview with President Obama in the White …

Immigration Reform

Wall Street welcomes Trump with a bang

That didn't take long. An overnight panic in global markets evaporated as Wall Street gave an emphatic welcome to President-elect Donald Trump.<p>The Dow soared 257 points and brushed up against lifetime highs on Wednesday, in defiance of those who predicted Trump's election would bring about a plunge …

Stock Markets

Five healthy money habits to teach your kids

It's never too early to start teaching your children healthy habits, and that includes financial ones. From an early age, children begin to observe their parents in all areas of life, including their spending and saving and how they talk about money. Kids pick up on our attitudes about money just …

Personal Finance

The Ultimate San Francisco Bucket List: 49 Amazing Adventures To Do in 2016

When a year comes to a close, it’s almost inevitably accompanied by reflection: what you did, where you went, and which adventures you checked off …

What jihadist fighters in the Middle East do in their spare time

Thomas Hegghammer, an expert on violent Islamism at the Norwegian Defense Research Establishment, gave a lecture at the University of St. Andrews in April about what jihadis do in their spare time.<p>And Shadi Hamid, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and a Middle East expert, tweeted that …

This guy traveled to every country in the world before turning 40 — here are the countries he thinks everyone should visit

So when people ask him which country was his favorite, he has a hard time picking just one.<p>But there are 12 countries he thinks everyone should visit at some point in their lives.<p>Keep scrolling to see what those countries are, and why he thinks they're worth visiting.

European Travel

David Beckham's oldest son no longer wants to play soccer, and the reason why broke his dad's heart

The 16-year-old was recently a prospect at Arsenal's youth academy along with two of his younger brothers.<p>But Brooklyn was not offered a scholarship to remain with the academy this season, with the Daily Mail saying that Arsenal youth coaches felt other players at his position (right midfield) "are …

6 USB-C accessories that'll let your new MacBook actually connect to stuff

USB-C's tiny and reversible design may be the one port to rule them all, but the world — especially the working world — isn't ready for it yet.<p>Until …

Gear & Gadgets

Video shows rescue of deflating dinghy in which several migrants died

Young men piled over each other, some shimmying up ropes dangling from the towering rescue ship and others falling into the churning sea. Women and children were the last off the stricken dinghy during a chaotic Mediterranean rescue in which at least five migrants were crushed to death and more …

Jon Stewart accuses NY Times reporter of helping lead US into 'most devastating' foreign policy mistake in 100 years

Jon Stewart finally got to interview the former New York Times reporter whose stories helped bolster the US case for the war in Iraq - and it got ugly fast.<p>"I believe that you helped take us to, like, the most devastating mistake in foreign policy that we've made in 100 years," Stewart told …

21 Best Things To Do In The San Francisco Bay Area, As Explained By Locals

New York was freezing, and I had to leave. Thanks to JetBlue and a $63 round-trip ticket (yes, you read that right), I headed to the San Francisco Bay Area where the weather was better and the food, too, gave NYC a run for its money.<p>While there, I worked from various cafes, friends' homes and …

Top 10 US travel destinations for 2013

Every year our US-based editors team up with Lonely Planet’s expert authors to compile a list of US destinations that are prime for the next year. <i>Best in Travel 2013</i> already covered two places we think the world should be looking at – San Francisco and the Gulf Coast – but here we wanted to dig …