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President Trump Likes Taking Credit for Jobs. Here Are the Facts

President Donald Trump campaigned on a promise to create more jobs for American workers, and since his election, he has regularly touted his ability …

Hillary Clinton muses over Bernie Sanders' supporters in leaked audio recording

A report from Politico on Friday noted that the recording, taken from a private fundraiser held in February, showed Clinton laying out her assessment of Sanders voters.<p>In the throes of the Democratic primary campaign, citizens rooting for Sanders saw the Vermont senator as the arbiter of a …

Government

Lost Posture: Why Some Indigenous Cultures May Not Have Back Pain

<b>Editor's note, June 10:</b> <i>We have added an acknowledgement of several sources that Esther Gokhale used while developing her theories on back pain. These include physiotherapy methods, such as the Alexander Technique and the Feldenkrais Method, and the work of anthropologist Noelle …

Back Pain

Poulette: A New Fix For Your Poulet Rôti Cravings

Although I've never understood why there aren't portable rotisseries at the Greenmarkets, finding a decent roast chicken in New York has never been difficult. Depending on your budget there are lots of options, from Costco to Fairway and beyond. Recently the Accidental Locavore read about a new one …

Cooking

Los Angeles moves forward with proposal for free citywide broadband

Los Angeles has been knocking about the idea of free citywide WiFi for several months, but now those thoughts have coalesced into something more concrete. Today, the Los Angeles City Council has unanimously decided to draft a RFP (or request for proposals) for businesses interested in developing …

Obamacare's tech no easy fix

Silicon Valley always knew it couldn’t fix Washington and its bureaucratic messes. Now it has even more proof.<p>The HealthCare.gov debacle has reinforced the divide between the global capital of innovation and an establishment culture known for clunky methods, stilted processes and government …

How to understand “The battle for power on the internet”

I still remember the moment I first discovered the World Wide Web. It was in 1994 or 1995, at a row of desks that held the handful of computer terminals then available in the university library of the London School of Economics. On the Windows 3.1 desktop (so old there wasn’t even a Start button) I …

Privacy

States' Refusal To Expand Medicaid May Leave Millions Uninsured

President Obama on Tuesday appointed one of his top management gurus, Jeffrey Zeints, to head the team working to fix what ails HealthCare.gov, the troubled website that's supposed to allow residents of 36 states to enroll in coverage under the Affordable Care Act.<p>But even if the team gets the …

The Millennials' failure to launch: searching the jobs report for answers

If this month’s jobs report is any indication, it appears as if millenials will continue to have trouble living up to President Obama’s description of them as the generation that will build America’s future.<p>Things are bad all over, sure. The September jobs report is out with very little good news. …

In Paris, the drink that drove Van Gogh mad

Famed for turning the cafes of Montmartre into a haven for booze-addled artists, the story of absinthe – and its current revival in Paris — is as thick and cloudy as the drink itself.<p>Famed for turning the cafes of Montmartre into a haven for booze-addled artists, the story of absinthe – and its …

Café

Pictures of the week: Badgers, by James Warwick

Each week, the Guardian Weekend magazine's editorial team choose a picture, or set of pictures, that particularly tickle their fancy. This week: James Warwick's unusually intimate shots of the elusive badger

Crazy Remote Camera Deer Footage, Or: When Far Side Comics Come to Life

As a kid, did you ever read a Far Side comic like this one and think, “you know what, it could be true!” Now that you’re an adult you’ve probably let …

Spectacular Lightning Show Over the Grand Canyon

The Grand Canyon inspires many people to photograph its grandiose scale and scenic landscape, but Sedona-based photographer Rolf Maeder has managed to capture a sight less seen–the Grand Canyon being hit by a spectacular thunderstorm. Being drawn to nature, Maeder originally moved to Sedona 13 …

Grand Canyon

9 Vegetarian Casseroles Even Meat Eaters Will Love

Take veggies, add cheese and your favorite starch (pasta, polenta, rice), and you're in one-dish dinner heaven.<p>Another Reason to Love the Tiny Little …

The next food trends predicted by travel writers

Climb aboard the food trend train: what’s cool today will be passé tomorrow. New food trends arrive on the scene every year, whether you’re ready for them or not. Some will be local foods cast into the spotlight by changing tastes, novel techniques or a hefty dose of whimsy, but most will be …

Phony balance, manufactured conflict: The media just confuses the truth

<b>Sean Hannity, David Gregory, Wolf Blitzer</b><p>By feasting on controversy and focusing on the trivial, the media misinforms us about policy and misserves us all<p>Thomas Patterson<p>October 5, 2013 2:30pm (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Informing the News”<p>Reporters are drawn to conflict, as is the news audience. …

The Apple team behind the original iPhone recalls its stressful, terrifying development

One day before the anniversary of Steve Jobs' death, <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> has published a captivating recollection of the terrifyingly stressful two-year development of the first iPhone. The piece is an excerpt from journalist Fred Vogelstein's upcoming book, <i>Dogfight: How Apple and Google</i> …

About 15% of Americans live in poverty, so why is no one talking about it?

It's not my intention to belittle the government shutdown or the political showdown underway between President Obama and the GOP, but more often that not, America's fickle news media is dominated by one subject. It's what gets left out that is often more telling than what everyone (or at least the …

In search of an economy that won’t kill us

A coal miner two days after the April 5, 2010, explosion at Massey Energy Company’s Upper Big Branch mine in Montcoal, West Virginia. <i>© AP Photo/ Bob</i> …

Pre-shutdown wisdom that wasn't

The shutdown was supposed to be short, if it happened at all.<p>After all, Republicans were sure President Barack Obama would give in at the last minute, like he has in past budget battles. Democrats were equally certain that Republicans would collectively conclude a shutdown wasn’t in their best …

How America's Right was split by the great shutdown

It was the week in which the US government shut down for the first time in 17 years - and the subterranean fault-lines of the American Right burst into the open.<p>On one side there was a Republican leadership that never wanted to shut down the US government, and on the other; the no-compromise Tea …