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Congress may snub Trump on wall, risking shutdown

Senate Republicans privately acknowledge that they’re unlikely to pass a funding bill that will satisfy the president.<p>The first clues over whether President Donald Trump will risk a shutdown fight this fall over his border wall will come Monday in a private meeting with Sen. Shelley Moore …

Immigration Reform

'The fool builds walls': China takes aim at Trump trade war threats

Chinese state media has attacked the White House for escalating the prospect of a trade war, calling the administration of president Donald Trump “selfish” and “rude” and “mundane” in its capriciousness.<p>China retaliates against Trump's $50bn in tariffs, escalating possibility of trade war<p>Read …

China

Family separation policy starts dividing Republicans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing rising outrage from some Republicans as well as Democrats over the forced separation of migrant children and parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, President Donald Trump dug in Monday, again falsely blaming Democrats and declaring he would keep the U.S. from becoming "a …

Immigration

Why Weight Loss Routines Stop Working in Your 40s — and 8 Fixes That’ll Help

Most women aren't aware of the real changes that come after 40.<p>It sneaks up on you. You feel like your normal self and then, one day, you notice that …

Exercise

10 Things Unstoppable People Do That Average People Don't

Most people can't handle success, authority or privilege. It destroys them. It makes them lazy.Deck<p>Are you unstoppable or average?<p>Do you get derailed by prior success?<p>Are you thinking linearly or exponentially?<p>Do you do these 10 things?<p>1. Don't get crushed by success.<p><i>"</i><i>Success can become a catalyst</i> …

Self-improvement

Chronic pain treatment: Psychotherapy, not opioids, has been proven to work

Chronic pain often has no physical cause. Psychotherapy can reduce the suffering.<p>When pain settled into Blair Golson’s hands, it didn’t let go.<p>What started off as light throbbing in one wrist 10 years ago quickly engulfed the other. The discomfort then spread, producing a pain much “like slapping …

Pain

The Best 20-Minute Workout Videos

<b>We’ve carefully selected these videos because they’re actively working to educate, inspire, and empower their viewers with personal stories and</b> …

Researchers Uncover Gut Bacteria's Potential Role In Multiple Sclerosis

A new study by researchers at Harvard University Medical School, published today in <i>Nature</i>, has uncovered new pathways mediating inflammation in Multiple Sclerosis (MS), involving molecules produced by gut bacteria breaking down food, which could lead to new treatment options for patients.<p>In MS, the …

Medical Research

What does ‘America first’ really mean?

In the past three weeks, President Trump has bombed Syria, hosted his first state dinner, signaled that he’s open to brokering a new deal to constrain Iran’s nuclear weapons program and explored rejoining a trade deal with Pacific Rim countries that he pulled out of last year. He has praised North …

Middle East

Trump defends 'animals' remark, says he'll always use it

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday defended his use of the word "animals" to describe some immigrants who enter the country illegally, saying he would continue to use the term to refer to violent gang members in spite of a sharp rebuke from Democratic leaders.<p>Answering a …

Donald Trump

Trump has freed 100,000 immigrants who were caught at the border

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has freed about 100,000 immigrants caught at the US-Mexico border in the 15 months since the president took …

Zora Neale Hurston’s Lost Interview With One of America’s Last Living Slaves

<i>Their Eyes Were Watching God</i> is required reading in high schools and colleges and cited as a formative influence by Toni Morrison and Maya Angelou. …

Black History

American Higher Education Hits a Dangerous Milestone

As younger generations become more racially diverse, many states are allocating fewer tax dollars to public colleges and universities.<p>Drawing almost no attention, the nation crossed an ominous milestone last year that threatens more economic polarization and social division: For the first time, …

Higher Education

5 Night Creams Dermatologists Swear By For Women Over 30

There are a lot of skincare products out there, but perhaps the most important and underrated ones are night creams. They’re specifically designed to …

More than 1,000 economists warn Trump his trade views echo 1930s errors

Over a thousand economists have written to Donald Trump warning his “economic protectionism” and tough rhetoric on trade threatens to repeat the mistakes the US made in the 1930s, mistakes that plunged the world into the Great Depression.<p>The 1,140 economists, including 14 Nobel prize winners, sent …

Economics

Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. …

9 common beauty products that could ruin your skin, according to a dermatologist

Plus, better options to clean up and simplify your skincare, anti-aging and beauty routine.<p>So maybe you went overboard with those zit zappers, and wound up with dry, angry skin. Or perhaps you experimented a bit too much with one of the slew of at-home facial devices out there, and your face didn't …

Michael Avenatti Presents Colbert With New Evidence in Stormy Daniels-Trump Case

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer may have stolen away Michael Cohen’s ‘get out of jail free card’ Wednesday night.<p>Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti made …

These 15 Weightlifting Workouts Are Exactly What You Need to Shed Fat and Get Strong

Weightlifting on the regular burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, and gets you super strong. It almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not! All you have to do is put in the hard work. We rounded up some of our favorite weightlifting workouts, and whether you're a beginner or an expert, …

Workouts

I'm a Yoga Teacher, and These Are the 15 Poses I Recommend For Weight Loss

Yoga may not be the first thing that comes to mind when you consider shedding fat, getting strong, and losing weight. Even though yoga shouldn't be your <i>only</i> workout if you're trying to change your body and get healthy, it's certainly a great supplemental workout to help you along the way. I've been …

Yoga

15 Ways to Calm Yourself Down

We all worry and get upset from time to time. It’s a normal part of life, right? But what happens when that anxiety or anger takes over, and you …

Mindfulness

18 Films That We'd Watch Again And Again For The Sex Scenes Alone

Oh, and the storylines are good, too.<p><i>This post was translated from Portuguese.</i>

Why You Should Never Put Medical Debt on a Credit Card

It could end up costing you a lot more than expected.<p>Medical bills are now the No. 1 reason Americans file for bankruptcy. It's no surprise, …

The war in Syria explained in five minutes | Guardian Animations

Is Syria The Latest U.S.-Russia Proxy War?

Battle Lines Are Being Drawn In The Middle East

Trump's score-settling creates jarring contrast

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's wild weekend showed just how abnormal his presidency has become, even if his breaching of conventional decorum has lost the power to shock.<p>The President, ensconced at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, spent Saturday and Sunday on Twitter venting at the FBI director he fired, …

Donald Trump

Want to Get Smarter? Just Look at This Color

And if you want to be more creative, look at a different color instead.<p>You know a number of strategies that let you work smarter, not harder. You know how to sound smarter. You even know that taking regular walks can improve your memory function and even take years off your brain.<p>But there's an …

Why tea tree oil is still the most important thing you need in your beauty routine

Long heralded for its acne-busting properties, tea tree oil is one of those natural remedies every mother had in the back of her bathroom cabinet.<p>But …

19 Chilled Noodle Recipes Every Pasta Lover Must Try

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