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Trump shows flexibility on taxes, minimum wage in turn toward November

Repeating his "I'm allowed to change" message used during the Republican presidential debates, Donald Trump opened his first full week as the presumptive nominee by treading close to the edge of flipping on some of the campaign points that got him there — specifically, that he’s now open to an …

Government

The correlates of Trumpism: early mortality, lack of education, unemployment, offshored jobs

Wonkblog runs the numbers on the counties with the strongest support for Trump and finds that the typical Trump supporter is likely to live in a …

Economics

The Writing Assignment That Changes Lives

Why do you do what you do? What is the engine that keeps you up late at night or gets you going in the morning? Where is your happy place? What stands between you and your ultimate dream?<p>Heavy questions. One researcher believes that writing down the answers can be decisive for students.<p>He …

Jordan Peterson

Parents’ yelling takes heavy toll on teens

Parents’ yelling is a turnoff for teens, but don’t mistake their emotional shutdown as a sign of ennui.<p>It may be a sign of aggression.<p>In a recent …

10 Top Rated Books for Parenting Teens

What’s easier, raising a two-year old or a teenager? Some parents say it’s a toss-up! Here are 10 books for parenting teens that were highly rated by …

Parenting

11 lessons I learned from Pixar's Inside Out - Today's Parent

Photo: Wikipedia<p>A <b>toddler</b> careening to a halt at an electrical cord, a <b>preschooler</b> screaming at the top of her lungs when her ice cream cone topples, a …

Parenting

22 Amazing Outdoor Portraits by 22-Year-Old Lizzy Gadd

Based just outside of Vancouver, Canada, 22-year-old <b>Lizzy Gadd</b>‘s love of forests, hills, mountains, and ocean was cemented at an early age, and has …

Photography

Pictures of the Week 6.26.15

San Juan

20 gorgeous natural wonders around the world

Places that receive the iconic UNESCO seal are chosen based on their cultural significance, their standing as a natural wonder, or both.<p>From the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey, made entirely from volcanic erosions, to Africa's Namib Sand Sea, the world's only coastal desert, here are 20 …

National Parks

Easy DIY Bathroom Projects

1 of 22<p>Top-Rung Towel Fix<p>Look to a vintage ladder for stylish small-space storage. Refresh the flea market find with chalk-style paint that matches …

House Design

2016 Candidates React to Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling

Government

2015 NHL Draft: Winners and losers from the first round

Taking a look at the winners and losers from the first day of the NHL draft. The Buffalo Sabres had a great day. The Boston Bruins did not.<p>The NHL …

2015 NHL Draft day two live blog: Trades, rumors and picks

We are keeping track of all the trades, rumors and notable draft picks from Day 2 of the NHL draft.<p>This will be your home for Eye on Hockey's 2015 …

Summer hotel deals under $200 per night!

Summer is finally here! Foursquare's editor at large Sarah Spagnolo joins TODAY with some affordable, hidden gems across the country. All the hotels are under $200 per night and in cities that are not overrun with tourists.

10 signs you need to pack your bags and travel

1. You dread Mondays, celebrate hump days, and get so drunk that you forget Friday/ Saturday/Sundays<p>If this terrible excuse for a ‘routine’ sounds …

Travel

What's the future of iPads in schools?

The iPad used to hold an exciting spot in education administrators’ minds. One-to-one programs that paired all teachers and students with an iPad …

Newark Public Schools uses Google Apps for Education as the backbone of digital learning

Posted by Joshua Koen, Special Assistant for Technology, Newark Public Schools <i><br>(Cross-posted on the Google for Work Blog.)</i><p><i>Editor's note: Today’s guest</i> …

Education Secretary Arne Duncan: These Are The Things Parents Should Demand From Schools

Certain educational rights should be universal, U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said Friday.<p>While speaking at the 2015 National Parent Teacher Association Convention and Expo in Charlotte, North Carolina, Duncan detailed a handful of rights he said all parents should be able to demand from …

How Jeb Bush Dumbed Down Education in Florida

Dan Gelber, a former state senator in Florida, offers a devastating overview of Jeb Bush’s education policies while he was governor of Florida.<p>Gelber …

5 Good Android Apps for History Teachers

June 26, 2015<br>For those of you looking for some good Android apps to use in history classes, the suggested titles below are good place to start with. …

Apps

For Effective Education Policy, Listen to Effective Teachers

<i>By Alice Johnson Cain</i><p>As a recent <i>Washington Post</i> article shows, two traditional allies -- the civil rights community and the nation's largest teachers union, the National Education Association -- are at odds over legislation to re-write the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA). At the heart …

Education Technology Makes The Most Impact In The Least Recognized Places

People often ask me for specific examples of how technology is impacting global education. I suspect they are looking for super glossy examples of futuristic classrooms. They hope I’ll describe some design innovation or a revolutionary adaptive algorithmic trick. They expect video games, virtual …

Innovation

Newswire: Steven Spielberg is developing another Michael Crichton novel

Considering how enduringly successful the first team-up between producer/director Steven Spielberg and technothriller author Michael Crichton has …

Newswire: There are already plans for a fourth Star Trek

Justin Lin’s <i>Star Trek</i> film hasn’t started filming yet, but there are already plans for a fourth movie in the reboot series started by J.J. …

Why Supreme Court got it wrong

LGBTQI

Gay Marriage Shows Court at Its Best

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.<p>If you believe that you may have received this message in …

10 After-Dark Activities to Experience This Summer

Only when the sun goes down can you enjoy some of the best outdoor activities of the summer, and in the cooler night air no less. From stargazing parties to desert garden flashlight tours to evening turtle walks, there's a lot that can be done and enjoyed only at night. Here are 10 must-do evening …

Lose Belly Fat Fast - This 15 Minute Workout Will Help You Lose Belly Fat In 1 Week

You are going to complete a set of exercises aimed at burning off calories that will help you lose belly fat fast, exercises you can perform at home …