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U.S. college tuition is the highest in the world - Salon.com

The price of a college degree is more expensive in America than anywhere else in the world, according to a new report from the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development. The OECD looked at public and private college costs in its 35 member countries and found that higher education is …

OECD

Trump asked industry which environmental rules to target next. Here are 5 of their most outrageous requests.

The Trump administration has already cancelled or sought to undermine 23 rules that protect our health and environment – including limits on toxic …

Environment

This custom DIY shoulder rig will turn your camera into a video making monster for $200

If you shoot video with DSLR or mirrorless cameras and you want to get serious, you really should consider a shoulder rig. They basically turn your …

Photography

How to Keep Avocados from Browning

Food and Wine<p>21 Ways to Savor Avocados<p>Food and Wine<p>How to Cut & Peel an Avocado<p>Food and Wine<p>This Avocado Art Is Surprisingly Captivating<p>Food and …

Food

Scott Pruitt's anti-environmental agenda hits a snag: The courts

It looks like Scott Pruitt – one of the Trump administration’s most adept operators – may have finally met his match: the law.<p>With the White House …

Scott Pruitt

Can’t-Miss Lure Tactics to Catch Fall Bass

<i>Autumn is one of the best times to be on the water, as fall bass become more active and fishing pressure is greatly reduced.</i>As leaves begin to change …

Fishing

Need to Give Negative Feedback? Here's How, According to an Executive Coach

Telling someone what they did wrong is one of the toughest things there is.<p>It's a moment you always dread. Someone--your employee, your partner, your child, or even a vendor, has failed to fulfill a commitment to you, or delivered a poor performance. Now you have to give that person negative …

Self-improvement

Trump's approach to sports breaks with long bipartisan tradition

WASHINGTON — Ever since President Jimmy Carter invited the NBA's Washington Bullets to the White House in 1978, presidents of both parties have used the White House to celebrate championship teams as the embodiment of American virtues of teamwork, determination and diversity.<p>But President Trump's …

Andrews Air Force Base

Alejandro Villanueva: I threw Steelers teammates under bus unintentionally by standing for national anthem

When Alejandro Villanueva enrolled at West Point more than a decade ago, it became incumbent upon him to salute the American flag and stand at attention during <i>The Star-Spangled Banner</i>, a practice he continued once he became a commissioned officer in the U.S. Army and a member of the elite …

Malcolm Jenkins

Democrat Elijah Cummings begins probe into Jared Kushner's private emails

The lead Democrat of the House's oversight committee has launched an investigation into Trump adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner's use of a private email address to conduct White House business.<p>In a letter, Rep. Elijah Cummings of Maryland asked Kushner to "preserve all official records and …

Hillary Clinton

Dallas Cowboys' pre-anthem compromise was classic Jerry Jones

GLENDALE, Ariz. — Leave it to the Dallas Cowboys to add a new twist to pregame demonstrations.<p>They compromised.<p>With flamboyant owner Jerry Jones in the mix, the Cowboys briefly knelt as a collective unit in the middle of the field before the national anthem Monday night — a nod to the peaceful …

Malcolm Jenkins

Equifax has been directing victims to a fake phishing site for weeks

In failing to correctly patch a known vulnerability and exposing the personal data of potentially 143 million Americans to hackers, Equifax made a …

Identity Theft

Trump Says 'Melania Really Wanted to Be With' Irma First Responders—While She's Standing Right There

There have been some deeply awkward moments between President Donald Trump and his wife Melania, and one of the most absurd examples might have slipped past you. At a visit to Fort Myers, Florida last week to survey the aftermath of Hurricane Irma, Trump sent his regards on behalf of his absent …

Donald Trump

Does Donald Trump Struggle With Reading? An Investigation

People across social media made fun of Donald Trump Wednesday when he referred to the African country of Namibia as “Nambia”. Everyone laughed but …

Donald Trump

CNN’s Anderson Cooper brutalizes Sean Spicer

Not long after Sean Spicer announced his resignation from the White House, CNN was asked whether it would consider hiring him as a pundit. No, came the prompt answer.<p>That was no wonder, either. Spicer assisted President Trump in attacking, demeaning and belittling the 24/7 news network. While the …

Donald Trump

Insecure Trump Kept Prop Money in His Pocket to Flash on TV

Donald Trump's insecurity is legendary and reared its inadequate-feeling head once again Friday morning. After getting taken apart for his …

Donald Trump

The mysterious group that’s picking Breitbart apart, one tweet at a time

Hardly anyone paid attention last November when a strangely named Twitter account, Sleeping Giants, sent its first tweet into the digisphere. “Are you aware that you’re advertising on Breitbart, the alt-right’s biggest champion, today?” read the tweet, aimed at a consumer lending outfit called …

Donald Trump

Trump praises health care of Nambia, a nonexistent African country

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump lavished praise on the health care system of Nambia during a speech at the United Nations. But there's one little problem -- there's no such country.<p>"In Guinea and Nigeria, you fought a horrifying Ebola outbreak," Trump told African leaders gathered Wednesday. …

Africa

Scott Pruitt met regularly with industry lobbyists

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt has made decisions that benefit certain lobbying groups — soon after meeting with the corporate …

Climate

Cruelty, Incompetence and Lies

Graham-Cassidy, the health bill the Senate may vote on next week, is stunningly cruel. It’s also incompetently drafted: The bill’s sponsors clearly had no idea what they were doing when they put it together. Furthermore, their efforts to sell the bill involve obvious, blatant lies.<p>Nonetheless, the …

Health Care

Trump aides begin looking for the exits

After a wave of high-profile White House departures this summer, staffers who remained are reaching out to headhunters to discuss their next moves.<p>A fast-growing number of White House staffers are starting to look for the exits, even though the one-year mark of President Donald Trump’s first term …

The White House

Poll: President Donald Trump Seen As ‘Cowardly, Uninspiring’

More than two-thirds of all Americans don’t view President Donald Trump as being “courageous” and an even a smaller percentage find him to be …

Elections

Pro-Trump media goes on offense for President in NFL controversy

President Trump's supporters in the media came out in full force this weekend, supporting the President after he called for the firing of NFL players who have chosen to raise awareness of racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem.<p>"Don't give me this crap that you want to support …

Star Spangled Banner

EPA head met with a mining CEO -- and then pushed forward a controversial mining project

<b>(CNN) —</b> Within hours of meeting with a mining company CEO, the new head of the US Environmental Protection Agency directed his staff to withdraw a plan to protect the watershed of Bristol Bay, Alaska, one of the most valuable wild salmon fisheries on Earth, according to interviews and government …

Environment

Donald Trump Fought the NFL Once Before. He Got Crushed.

President Donald Trump set off a firestorm last Friday when he urged NFL owners to fire players who used the national anthem as an opportunity for …

NFL

Michigan Governor Unleashes “Citizens United on Steroids”

Less than six hours after its passage by the Republican-controlled state legislature, Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder signed into law this week a measure …

Government

Donald Trump makes 16 false claims at Alabama rally

WASHINGTON—U.S. President Donald Trump went to Alabama on Friday to deliver a speech in support of his chosen candidate, Luther Strange, in the …

Donald Trump

What is a 'Dotard'?

<b>(CNN) —</b> North Korean leader Kim Jong Un had some choice words for US President Donald Trump Friday, accusing the American leader of "mentally deranged behavior."<p>But it was Kim's use of the term "dotard," that has set the internet alight. While not widely used today, the insult is centuries old, …

North Korea

Puerto Rico Is Trump's Katrina

President Donald Trump … does not care … about brown and black people.<p>As a dam cracked in Puerto Rico, spreading fear across an already devastated island, Donald Trump was in Alabama, calling a black former NFL player a “son-of-a-bitch.”<p>During a 90-minute rant that veered from incoherence to the …

Donald Trump

EPA removes waste at Texas toxic sites, won't say from where

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency says it has recovered 517 containers of "unidentified, potentially hazardous material" from highly contaminated toxic waste sites in Texas that flooded last month during Hurricane Harvey.<p>The agency has not provided details about which Superfund …

Environment