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The world is already reeling from the consequences of Trump's ineptitude

I returned this past weekend from a European vacation: conferencing in Greece, queuing up at Wimbledon, kayaking in Ireland, and generally doing my own small part to stimulate the EU economy.<p>I'm not Tom Friedman, so I didn't interview every taxi driver I encountered, but the one I did talk to was …

Donald Trump

Here's how to wipe your old iPad/iPhone/iPod touch for resale

I've been asked several times over the past few days about how to wipe an iPad ready for resale (presumably because Apple has a new iPad out). …

Unlock The Library - History Extra

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A Dangerously Isolated President

The Presidential order that Donald Trump signed on Friday barring all refugees and citizens from seven Muslim countries from travel to the United States was reviewed by virtually no one. The State Department did not help craft it, nor the Defense Department, nor Justice. Trump’s Secretary of …

Number of international students in U.S. colleges at an all-time high, and California is their top destination

It may come as no shock to those who live here, but more international students choose to study in California than in any other state.<p>A record high of more than 1 million foreign students came to America for higher education last school year. Four of the top 20 institutions that welcomed them were …

3 Reasons the Trump coalition will crumble — and Democrats will need to pick up the pieces

<b>FILE - In this Oct. 7, 2016 file photo, Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala. listens at left as then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a national security meeting with advisers at Trump Tower in New York. (AP)</b><p>When Trump’s policies fail because of political realities, Democrats …

How to Maximize a Health Savings Account | Investopedia

As high-deductible health plans (HDHP) become more popular with the increased cost of health insurance, more and more people are contributing to a …

What It’s Like Being a Cop in the Most Remote, Lonely Part of North America

Officers describe long hours, no backup, and chronic underfunding in Canada's far north First Nations.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE UK</i><p>When bullets came flying at Cory Robert, a constable for Canada's largest First Nation police service, he says it took six hours to fly in backup to the …

Canada

This Cuban-Style Crispy Chicken Is So Easy You Don't Even Need a Recipe

A photo editor shares the super simple dish that quells her Cuban food cravings every time.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>When I moved away …

America Loves Obama: Voters Prefer The President Over All 2016 Presidential Candidates

President Obama’s approval numbers have gone up recently and now voters say they prefer him to all 2016 presidential candidates.<p>In an Associated …

What Bernie Sanders would do to America

By Steven Pearlstein<p>, Columnist<p>The senator from Vermont is Hillary Clinton’s rival in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>The senator from Vermont is Hillary Clinton’s rival in the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.<p>Government-provided health insurance. Free …

Canada’s best role: Perpetual sidekick

A week after he was elected prime minister of Canada, Justin Trudeau visited a church in Toronto to attend the funeral of a friend and national hero: Ken Taylor, the Canadian diplomat who, as ambassador to Iran during the hostage crisis, worked with the CIA to help six U.S. Embassy employees escape …

16 charts that illustrate America's global dominance

To celebrate America's Independence Day, we've put together several charts that show why, despite all of its problems, this US is the most dominant country on this planet.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Demographics

Surplus food for the homeless is just an app away

"Imagine a football stadium filled to its brim. That's how much food goes wasted every single day in America."<p>Komal Ahmad, CEO of Feeding Forward

These Are the 5 Reasons Why the U.S. Remains the World's Only Superpower

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Looking at the GOP From the Outside

Not long ago, my wife and I visited the Civil Rights Museum in Greensboro, NC. There was an exhibit highlighting the era of Jim Crow segregation with identical Coke machines. Presumably the machine that cost 5 cents for a soda was reserved for whites while the one costing 10 cents was for …

So Why Are More Americans Turning Away From Guns?

We've all seen dozens of articles touting a spike in gun sales and a surge in membership in gun groups like the National Rifle Association. But the number of gun owners and gun households in the United States is dropping. Could the tactics of gun groups and certain individuals be to blame?<p>Back in …

Guns

Evidence America Isn’t Inherently Racist

Henry Clay, Lincoln, Mandela and King all show how far America has come—but also has to go—on race.<p>One hundred fifty years ago, on Jan. 31, 1865, …

Everybody hates Americans: My life abroad as the maligned Other

<b>(andy206uk via iStock/Salon)</b><p>Living in a small Canadian town taught me the near-obsession of outsiders’ scorn. Finally, I’m ready to push back<p>Bess Rattray<p>November 28, 2014 12:00am (UTC)<p>We litter. We are loud. We are fat. We eat standing up. We drive aggressively. We don’t make eye contact. We don’t …