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Tom Steyer, gun safety groups plan voter registration drive for high school students

In response to last week’s deadly shooting in Florida, two prominent gun safety groups are joining with Tom Steyer, the Democratic billionaire activist, in a push ahead of the midterm elections to register high school students to vote around gun issues.<p>Steyer’s NextGen America group is working with …

Tom Steyer

The NRA Spent Millions Last Year to Fight Background Checks in Nevada

Last year, the National Rifle Association spent more money fighting a push for a universal background check for gun purchases in Nevada than it did …

Guns

Sachertorte Cake Best Recipe

Sachertorte is a typical Austrian cake that is a base for many chocolate desserts. It is simple and easy to prepare and very delicious! Here is the …

Dessert

'Avid gun owner' documents ease of buying AR-15 in Facebook post to 'shine a flashlight'

The “avid” gun-owning South Carolina man who posted a video documenting his step-by-step purchase of a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle wanted the world to …

Guns

Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens indicted

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Missouri GOP Gov. Eric Greitens was indicted on Thursday amid looming allegations of sexual misconduct and blackmail following an admission of an affair last month.<p>He was charged in St. Louis with a first-degree felony invasion of privacy, according to the Missouri court …

Eric Greitens

Florida Lawmakers Advance Bill Requiring Schools To Display 'In God We Trust'

State legislators in Florida came together on Wednesday — the same day student activists gathered outside the House chamber in Tallahassee to demand stricter gun laws day, one week after the school massacre in Parkland — to pass a measure related to schools, but not guns. HB 839 would require every …

Guns

Armed sheriff’s deputy stayed outside Florida school while mass killing took place

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The armed school resource officer assigned to protect students at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School took a defensive position outside the school and did not enter the building while the shooter was killing students and teachers inside with an AR-15 assault-style rifle, …

Guns

This inexpensive cross-country train route is *begging* to be your summer road trip

Sure, summer still feels about as far away as the next total solar eclipse, but it’s definitely not too soon to start planning a dreamy road trip. …

Trains

Sheriff: Armed school resource officer "never went in" to building in Florida mass shooting

<b>PARKLAND, Fla. --</b> The armed school resource officer assigned to Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School "never went in" last Wednesday while a gunman …

Nikolas Cruz

The Latest: GOP senator says young people don't need AR-15s

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump, guns and school violence (all times local):<p>5:25 p.m.<p>Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts says people under 21 don't need to own semi-automatic rifles like the one used in last week's Florida mass shooting.<p>The Republican predicts Congress will pass new gun …

Guns

Broward Co. sheriff: Armed officer at school never went into building during shooting

The armed officer stationed at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. resigned Thursday after an internal review found he did not …

Guns

Deputy who prayed over Florida shooting survivor: 'Prayer is my No. 1 weapon'

As she waited with the family of a student shot in last week’s rampage at a Florida high school, Brenda Louis couldn’t help but think about her own teenager.<p>The Broward County Sheriff’s Office deputy had been assigned to detail the hospital floor of 15-year-old Kyle Laman. She spoke with the boy’s …

Florida School Shooting

The immunity-boosting soup to make the second you start feeling sick

This year’s flu season has been the worst the US has seen in over a decade—and it’s not getting better, experts say. While everyone around you may be …

Wellness

The hidden side to your personality

Many personality traits can be observed but there are other hidden forces that shape who we are.<p>We usually think of personality in terms of the differences we can see – Sarah is smiley and chatty, John frets a lot, while Noah is neat and tidy. These differences are fascinating, but if we focus only …

Psychology

10 super common reasons couples in long-term relationships break up

We've all been in relationships that we were positive would stand the test of time and then crumbled beneath us. Sometimes we know the exact reason why — I'm looking at you, Mrs. Name Redacted! You should've kept your nose out of my relationship with your son, Name Redacted! Using this Reddit …

Relationships

6 things Marco Rubio said at the CNN town hall that made news in the US gun debate

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, facing high school students Wednesday night who survived the Parkland, Florida, shooting, defended his stance on gun rights -- while changing the conversation surrounding the issue.<p>Appearing at a CNN town hall in Florida, Rubio repeatedly made …

Guns

Kentucky Democrat wins state House seat in Trump stronghold

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democrats claimed a landslide victory in a special election for a Kentucky House district that voted heavily for Donald Trump in 2016.<p>Linda Belcher, a Democrat, won the special election for Kentucky's House District 49 on Tuesday with 3,386 votes. Rebecca Johnson, a Republican, …

CNN

6 Red Flags You're Dating Someone Who Won't Ever Fully Commit To You

When I was a freshman in college, I connected with someone during the first week of school. We explored our new city, ate together in the dining …

Relationships

How burnout became a sinister and insidious epidemic

Half a million people in the UK suffer from work-related stress, and psychological breakdown can creep up without warning. But what, exactly, is this ‘state of vital exhaustion’, and how can you come back from it?<p>In a bedroom in North Yorkshire at 2am, Sara Cox lay next to her sleeping husband in …

Mental Health

Cost of living pushing Australian workers into homelessness

As wages fail to catch up to rising housing costs, thousands more are seeking help<p>The number of employed Australians seeking help for homelessness has jumped by almost 30% in three years, sparking concerns that stagnant wage growth and high housing costs are pushing workers to the brink.<p>The …

Housing

This Viral "Thoughts & Prayers" Makeup Tutorial Is a Satire Sharper Than Any Winged Eyeliner

If you're familiar with YouTube vlogger Sailor J, you know that the real meat of her makeup tutorials are the satire and witty-as-hell social commentary than actual makeup tips (though, the girl knows her way around a face beat). However, if her latest video will be your introduction to her …

Viral

D.C. Area Students Skip School to Push Gun Legislation

Hundreds marched from the Capitol to the White House to demand action<p>D.C. area students marched from the Capitol to the White House on Wednesday to …

Education

Florida governor with A+ NRA rating goes into hiding after massacre

Rick Scott is skipping a national town hall on gun violence and backing out of an NRA convention.<p>Following the third horrific mass shooting in …

Guns

Dinesh D’Souza Mocked Shooting Survivors. Why Is He Still on the ‘National Review’ Masthead?

The right-wing commentator has become more and more unhinged over the past year, and yet the famed conservative magazine has seemingly refused to cut …

Rights & Freedoms

Experts Say These 5 Things Mean You're Overthinking To The Point Of Exhaustion

Hi, my name is Julia, and yes, I will be analyzing every bit of this conversation when it ends. OK, I’m exaggerating — well, sort of. Overthinkers, …

Self-help

Great Recession, 10 years later: Young professionals battled for scarce jobs

Brennan Whitley thought he had done everything right to score a job after college.<p>His résumé was stocked with internships: two with the Fort Myers Miracle, one with the FGCU athletics office, one his senior year with the Tampa Bay Rays, a stint at the Super Bowl, and years of experience with the …

Great Recession

Russian Trolls Are Flooding Social Media With Messages Meant To Increase Tensions In U.S.

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., about how Russian bots are still flooding social media, including fomenting American tension over the Florida school shootings, and what he thinks should be done about it.

James Lankford

Here's What To Talk To Your Partner About Before You Guys Get Serious, As Told By Real Women

Deciding to get married is fun, beautiful and exciting. But, more than anything else, it's IMPORTANT. You are deciding to spend the rest of your life …

Relationships

14 Ways To Use Up a Jar of Miso

I say miso! You say… soup? Sure! There’s nothing wrong with stirring salty, funky miso into a warming broth—and you can bet we have a not-recipe riff—but what about using a bit of the mellow, refreshing paste on toast with eggs or for a fancier PB&J? Or dressing up a weeknight chicken dinner with …

Ginger

U.S. Biathlon Team Speaks Out For Gun Control

Biathlon links two things that don't often go together, at least in the United States: cross-country skiing and rifle shooting. It's the only Winter Olympic sport in which the U.S. has never medaled.<p>The sport "combines the power and aggression of cross-country skiing with the precision and calm of …

Guns