Erin Davenport

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Trump Admires Putin, But He Doesn’t Understand Him

American presidents have been getting Russia wrong for years. But Friday’s fiasco was different.<p>President Trump made many mistakes during Friday’s summit with Vladimir Putin, beginning by saying it was an “honor” to meet with the Russian strongman.<p>But the most disheartening takeaway from the …

Russia
Religion

3 Ways to Use Design Principles to Create a Better Company Culture

Put others at the center of your work and you will touch their heart.<p>Business is all about people. This is what I learned from Alan Mulally, former Ford CEO, who not only saved Ford Motor Company from bankruptcy but saw employee satisfaction double during his tenure in Dearborn. So--how do you make …

Stefan Sagmeister

How Judaism's definition of death can boost organ donations

<b>When Robert Berman, an Orthodox Jew from the US, settled in Jerusalem, he was not prepared for the strong resistance to his argument for organ donation from some sections of the society.</b><p>To advance his cause he has had to engage in the most profound and tricky discussions on religion and death.<p>Many …

Israel
Government

Paul Ryan, So Handsome, So Sad

"He wishes someone else could take the cup from him. ... I'd say 'weary martyr' is a good way to describe him."<p>It was late Monday night, and the first presidential debate had just come to a close. Donald Trump was on TV congratulating himself for not bringing up Bill Clinton's infidelities. Trump's …

North Africa

'Troubled individual:' Mother Teresa no saint to her critics

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Pope Francis canonizes the late Mother Teresa at the Vatican on September 4th, she will officially be recognized as a saint of the Roman Catholic Church.<p>For her followers, the title is a mere formality. They believe the world renowned humanitarian displayed saintly qualities throughout …

Mother Teresa

Mike Zimmer wasn't afraid to say how much he loves Teddy Bridgewater, and for some reason that's rare

Mike Zimmer

XOXO: Preferable to We Are Your Friends if you Don't Take it Seriously

So I got the chance to Netflix and chill this weekend (sorry had to), and I watched the Netflix original film, <i>XOXO.</i> I went in completely blind, like …

Awww-SOME! Kim Kardashian West Made a Playlist of Her Favourite Kanye Songs

Sadly, "Awesome" is not on it.<p><i>Image via Twitter</i><p>Apparently, no one is a bigger Kanye fan than Kim Kardashian. I mean, wouldn't you want to be in a relationship where there is a mutual support of each person's work, no matter how daffy it is? So, in celebration of the Saint Pablo tour, Kim shared a …

Playlist

The VMAs Were Just Another Reminder That Black Women Are Pop Culture

Last night, what felt like the entire world (minus Taylor Swift and a very late Drake) descended upon Madison Square Garden for the MTV Video Music Awards -- a 32-year-old ceremony that in recent years has become notorious for its virality-seeking, buzzworthy moments and capitalizing on the social …

Nick Jonas

Vox Sentences: The US has very quietly started to accept lots of Syrian refugees

<i>Vox Sentences is your daily digest for what's happening in the world, curated by Dara Lind and Dylan Matthews. Sign up for the Vox Sentences newsletter, delivered straight to your inbox Monday through Friday, or view the Vox Sentences archive for past editions.</i><p>The US meets its goal of resettling …

Does the Times Want Middle East Peace?

Middle East<p>Does the Times Want Middle East Peace?<p>Jonathan S. Tobin / Aug. 29, 2016<p>A<p>Something very odd has been happening in the Middle East and, as …

Trevor Noah: Why defending Donald Trump's comments is the 'hardest job in the world'

After all, "They're not Kevin Hart," as Trevor Noah jokes.<p>On Monday night's episode of "The Daily Show," Noah tackled the topic of campaign surrogates, the spokespeople used to help address the media.<p>For Trump's camp, Noah said that it has to be the "hardest job in the world" because the surrogates …

Donald Trump

Alaskan native community will vote to stay or relocate due to climate change

The Native village of Shishmaref in western Alaska will face a vote on Tuesday, deciding whether they wish to stay where they have lived for …

The World Is Failing Refugees from Nauru to the U.S.

As history buffs and film fans know, there weren’t enough lifeboats for passengers aboard the Titanic. As the boats, some less than full, pulled away …

Illegal migrants should be DEPORTED to islands outside Europe, German politician says

GETTYFrauke Petry suggested illegal migrants should be sent to islands outside Europe<p>Frauke Petry, head of the Alternative for Germany party (AfD), …

Former supporters describe their ‘last straw’ when it came to Trump

Donald Trump's had a rough couple of weeks since the GOP convention. A string of self-inflicted controversies and plummeting poll numbers have some observers speculating about the possibility of a Hillary Clinton blowout in November.<p>Trump is facing some polling difficulties not because Hillary …

Donald Trump

Michael Phelps says he’s retiring, but it’s tantalizing to believe otherwise

RIO DE JANEIRO — Michael Phelps belongs to that separate species of all-time greats, and they’re the most discontented people on earth, restive and incapable of leaving their energy unspent. You saw his face when he was taunted, and you saw him leap through the water like a marlin to get to the …

Swimming
Government

Anyone but … meet the other candidates in the ‘craziest election of all time’

A Green, a libertarian and a former spy are striving to get into the debates amid disillusion with both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump<p>Gary Johnson – the Republican-leaning, marijuana-smoking, Everest-climbing presidential nominee of the Libertarian party – has a problem: he will be barred from …

International Development: Canada back on world stage

"Canada is back".<p>We've heard this message time and time again regarding the new Liberal Government presence on the international stage. That call from Prime Minister Trudeau the night of the election resonated around the world. So, what does it really mean?<p>In terms of Canada's international …

Tim Kaine rips Donald Trump for thinking the Virginia senator was from New Jersey

Kaine, Hillary Clinton's running mate and a senator from Virginia, explained on Friday on CNN that Trump's mix-up of the two at a press conference earlier this week made him "scratch his head."<p>"Her running mate Tim Kaine, who by the way did a terrible job in New Jersey — first act he did in New …

Government

Trump seems especially mad at Mike Bloomberg, and any New Yorker could tell you why

After Bloomberg questioned Trump's business acumen and called him a con man during his speech on Wednesday, Trump started referring to Bloomberg as "Little" Michael Bloomberg, reusing a moniker once reserved for Florida Sen. Marco Rubio.<p>Trump also made a clear reference to Bloomberg at a rally in …

Donald Trump

When John Lennon's 'More Popular Than Jesus' Controversy Turned Ugly

How an offhand remark led to protests, death threats and the end of the Beatles' touring career<p>"If I'd said, 'Television is more poplar than Jesus,' …

John Lennon

It’s Not Just Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders—The Whole World Is Turning On Its Elites

U.S. politics and its voters are often insular and inward looking, but right now the same issues Americans care about are creating a firestorm in …

Political Science
Government