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'Reagan would roll over in his grave' — President Obama blasts Republicans who approve of Putin

During President Obama's last news conference of the year, he took the time to criticize Republicans who approve of Russian President Vladimir Putin.<p><b>Follow BI Video:</b> On Twitter

Vladimir Putin

Donald Trump's Campaign Lies Laid Bare In Hilarious 'The Daily Show' Video

This is utterly astounding.<p>“DRAIN THE SWAMP!”<p>“LOCK HER UP!”<p>“THE SYSTEM’S RIGGED!”<p>All heard from the mouth of one Donald Trump during his presidential …

8 ways to prepare for No-Spend November — because you'll need a financial cleanse before the holidays

While you may be familiar with No-Shave November, there is another “No” campaign during the month that is a bit more beneficial to your bank account …

Warren Buffett attacks Trump over his tax returns

In response to Trump's attacks during the second presidential debate that Buffett takes advantage of loopholes to avoid taxes, Buffett released a statement outlining his tax payments and deductions from the last year.<p>In addition, Buffett hit Trump for not releasing his own tax returns. A 1995 tax …

Finance

The Myth of the ‘Change Election’

Mike Pence spent much of his vice-presidential debate not defending his running mate, or even attacking Hillary Clinton, but instead indicting the …

Mike Pence

Explore the Streets of San Francisco as They Looked Up to 165 Years Ago

San Francisco’s status as the nexus of the modern tech boom has meant rapid change for the city—a reinvention that some people worry is altering its …

Gymnastics

The Rise of the American 'Others'

An increasing number of respondents are checking “Some Other Race” on U.S. Census forms, forcing officials to rethink current racial categories.<p>Something unusual has been taking­­­­­­ place with the United States Census: A minor category that has existed for more than 100 years is elbowing its way …

U.S. Census

If California Legalizes Marijuana, It Would Be a $6 Billion Industry, Report Says

Legalizing recreational marijuana in California could create a $6.46-billion market for legal use of the drug by 2020, according to a new report.<p>The …

Montana Closes 183 Miles of Yellowstone River to Recreation

This is the height of the high season in Montana, but state officials have nonetheless taken the extreme step of closing the Yellowstone River to all …

National Parks

The CEO of $3.8 billion Slack has a smart idea to help people get off work early

It's why one of Slack's internal mantras is "work hard, go home."<p>"The most productive employees from my experience are those who go home at 5:30 p.m. but are hyperfocused at work," Butterfield said at a press gathering on Friday. "People can only think really hard for six to eight hours a day."<p>But …

Slack

Doctors are talking about using psychedelic drugs to treat alcoholics

Most recently, researchers published a study in the Nature journal Neuropsychopharmacology that they say offers very preliminary evidence that ketamine might be worth exploring as a way to help people with alcohol abuse disorders get over the depression and anxiety that they frequently feel after …

Psychedelia

Andreessen Horowitz Still Sees Big Money In Enterprise Software

With information technology budgets in falling, it looks for all the world like tech’s mainstay markets — computing hardware, software and networking gear — are irrevocably headed for irrelevance.<p>Even Martin Casado, who cofounded the networking software startup Nicira Networks in 2009 before …

Andreessen Horowitz

Rocky Mountaineer Prices 2018

Prices listed below are per person based on two people traveling between June and September. All prices on this website are listed in Canadian …

Trains

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

New England

President Obama Listens To Eminem’s ‘Lose Yourself’ To Get Focused

Believe it or not, President Obama gets nervous before speeches just like the rest of us. Right before giving one of the last big speeches of his presidency, he needed something to get him focused and ready to speak in front of a packed crowd and a massive television audience. So what’s his go to …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The Trump campaign's terrible week: polls and experts indicate bleak future

Donald Trump alienated many Republicans by feuding with family of a war hero and an initial refusal to endorse Paul Ryan – and missed a chance to criticize Clinton<p>Two weeks after Donald Trump accepted the Republican nomination in Cleveland, political operatives are talking about his campaign as if …

See Who's Defecting From Their Party This Election

As both parties struggle with unity this election, more non-traditional endorsements seem to be coming every day.<p>Several prominent Republicans announced this week that they plan to vote for Hillary Clinton and at least one high-profile Democrat has backed Donald Trump. Crossing over isn't new — …

Why Jacob Eason Needs to Be Georgia's Starting QB in Week 1

When Georgia's fall camp kicked off on Monday, it started the clock on Kirby Smart's biggest decision yet as the head coach of the Bulldogs.<p>Who's going to play quarterback?<p>Senior returning starter Greyson Lambert is looking to fend off challenges from junior Brice Ramsey and true freshman early …

Mountain bikers alarmed by spiked strip on Marin County trail

Marin County bicycle advocates are condemning what they say is a booby trap, apparently targeting mountain bikers, that was found this week on a …

Cycling

Tim Kaine Is Twitter's Favorite Living, Breathing Dad Joke

How you doing there, sport, slugger, champ, kiddo, bud?<p>Yes, the senator from Virginia has a reputation as a straight-laced politician who is sometimes described as "boring," but he received plenty of cheers at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday.<p>But that didn't stop people from describing …

This map shows where 25 iconic movies were filmed in New York City

Thanks to its bustling streets and landmarks, New York City has been a favorite filming location for years.<p>From Katz's Delicatessen, which was made famous when Meg Ryan pretended to have an orgasm there in "When Harry Met Sally," to the upscale 21 Club, which is where Michael Douglas recommended …

New York City

Israeli police raids target Beitar Jerusalem football hooligans

Police arrest 56 people associated with violent La Familia group following undercover operation<p>Israeli police launched raids overnight aimed at breaking up the country’s most notorious group of football hooligans – members of the La Familia group who follow Beitar Jerusalem FC.<p>Hundreds of officers …

How I Left A 12-Year Career In Silicon Valley To Work On A Beach In Belize

Three months ago, Jeanna Barrett traded a beige office in San Francisco for a palapa on the Caribbean. This is how she pulled it off.<p>Three months ago, I worked in San Francisco as a marketing leader for a unicorn startup. I earned a salary that let me do, eat, and buy whatever I wanted. Now, I live …

California Deposes Its ‘Welfare Queen’

Forty years ago, voters first heard the allegation that there were “welfare queens” — throngs of impoverished mothers supposedly dedicated to bilking programs for the needy by having children. The idea gained enough political traction that California and 21 other states passed “crackdown” laws …

Chris Christie

Analytics startup Mixpanel opens Seattle office as it nears billion-dollar valuation

Another Bay Area tech company is setting up shop in Seattle.<p>This time it’s analytics startup Mixpanel, which recently opened its first remote …

Andreessen Horowitz

World's Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts

Thai kings chose Hua Hin for their summer palace, and not far away, within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens, this beachfront resort makes …

Tai Chi

This guy used over 80,000 old photographs to create a Google Street View map of New York City in the 1800s

New York City has a long and sprawling history, but looking at the city today, it's hard to tell what it looked like in the past. Luckily, an enterprising coder has solved that problem by creating a Google Street View map for New York City for the late 1800s and early 1900s.<p>Developer Dan Vanderkam …

New York Public Library