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Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police on Tuesday …

US capitalism in crisis while most Americans lose out

The inequality that is feeding the bitter, divisive and populist politics now sweeping the west<p>Crisis always brings opportunity. And right now, we are having a crisis of capitalism unlike anything experienced during the last four decades, if not longer. The evidence is everywhere – in rising …

Bernie Sanders: I will not support Democratic party chair in her primary

Bernie Sanders has said he will not support the chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) in her primary campaign this year, and would not re-appoint her if he were president and she were re-elected to the House.

In California, couple's return to meat sparks vegan uproar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — At the Cafe Gratitude restaurant chain in California, waiters serve plates of vegan rice bowls, vegetable pizzas and tempeh sandwiches with names such as "Gracious," ''Warm-Hearted" and "Magical."<p>The last two weeks, though, have been anything but kind.<p>Angry patrons and animal …

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What Bipolar Depression Looks Like — And What Can Help

Sadness. Hopelessness. Loss of interest. Loss of energy. Difficulty sleeping. Difficulty concentrating. Low self-esteem. Weight gain. Weight loss. …

What It Means When Larry Wilmore Calls President Obama 'My Nigga'

What we witnessed Saturday night were two black men who did not care that white people were present.<p>Comedian Larry Wilmore ended his marquee White House Correspondents Dinner speech on Saturday, the last of Barack Obama's presidency, with a heartfelt tribute to the first family.<p>"I've always joked …

Barack Obama in surprise swipe at Clinton at final correspondents' dinner

As expected, the president mocked Donald Trump but also made fun of his fellow Democrat’s efforts to attract younger voters<p>Barack Obama has taken satirical swipes at Donald Trump and, more surprisingly, Hillary Clinton and ended his final White House correspondents’ dinner by literally dropping the …

How confidence affects your creativity

So, two writers, being held back from writing by the same thing – confidence – but for entirely different reasons. Harvey because he lacks it, Jess because she has too much. It certainly doesn’t stop with our writing duo.<p>When we applied a similar questioning process to every writing personality in …

End of Democratic Primary Means Anyone Who Ever Wanted to Can Now Vote for Bernie Sanders

There's no need to link to the scores of articles declaring the Democratic primary race effectively over, as surely anyone reading this has already read those articles.<p>Nor is there any need to link to Clinton campaign press releases declaring Clinton's delegate lead "insurmountable," as those press …

Mark Zuckerberg thinks AI will start outperforming humans in the next decade

Computer systems that can see, hear, and understand language better than their creators<p>On yesterday's investor call, Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg was asked how the machine learning technology behind its recent introduction of bots to Messenger would manifest itself in the future. "So …

Stop ruining the future

<b>(CNN) —</b> Climate change can seem so big it's impossible to fix.<p>Just take a second to think about what's at stake: We're talking super droughts, scarier storms, sinking islands, flooded cities and mass extinctions in the animal world.<p>If we don't do something -- a lot of somethings -- fast then we …

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How to make vegan mac and cheese a comforting crowd-pleaser

When the organizers of a vegan macaroni-and-cheese contest in Baltimore in February sent instructions to contestants, they suggested bringing enough samples to feed a crowd of 500 people. Instead, “we stopped counting at 1,000,” said Rissa Miller, who helps organize social events for a group called …

What to Say When a Friend Confides She Has a Mental Illness

How to show your support, both in the moment and down the road.<p>When someone confides in you about a mental illness, the right response is often...no response at all. "The first step to helping is just listening, without any interruptions or judgment," says Betsy Schwartz, M.S.W., vice president of …