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Rubio doesn't list immigration reform among his accomplishments

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>Marco Rubio was asked about his accomplishments in the U.S. Senate, and he didn’t mention his most prominent work on a major piece of legislation: the "Gang of Eight" comprehensive immigration reform bill.<p>Instead, Rubio listed his work on …

Oh Sh*t! I Forgot to Have Kids!

<i>Image courtesy of FreeDigitalPhotos.net</i><p>Somewhere along my 20s and 30s I dropped behind schedule on the marriage and kids phase of life. It wasn't planned. I mean, I've spent my whole life expecting that marriage and kids would somehow just happen. It's just that, well -- it never happened.<p>Single …

Forget Detroit, Puerto Rico Is In Big Trouble | The Takeaway | WNYC

Though Detroit seems to be in dire straights with its recent bankruptcy filing, there might actually be another piece of America that’s even worse …

Despite New Jobs, Middle Class May Be In Trouble | The Takeaway | WNYC

Over this past year, there were increases in both high-end jobs and low-end service jobs. But the types of jobs that so many Americans rely on—those …

The Fight to Make Science Apolitical | The Takeaway | WNYC

Brian Cox, a leading British physicist and science broadcaster on the BBC, says scientists need to realize that if they don't step up like Galileo to …

Tracing Income Disparities Across the U.S. | The Takeaway | WNYC

On Tuesday, the U.S. Census Bureau released the latest data on median household income across the country, we've created an interactive map that …

Actor Ralph Fiennes Explores the Hidden Life of Dickens in "The Invisible Woman" | The Takeaway | WNYC

In his heyday, Charles Dickens was a literary and political rock star who attracted crowds everywhere he went. But behind closed doors, the writer …

Obama Commutes Sentences of Eight Inmates | The Takeaway | WNYC

Yesterday President Barack Obama commuted the sentences of eight federal inmates for crack cocaine offenses. Each inmate has been imprisoned for at …

Elizabeth Warren Explains Bill to Stop Credit Checks for Job Applicants | The Takeaway | WNYC

After almost a year in office, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren tells The Takeaway she knows she can make a difference. “For all the things that are …

Duck Dynasty, Examined | The Takeaway | WNYC

Phil Robertson, star of the A&E reality program "Duck Dynasty," became part of the political landscape last week after GQ published a controversial …

Conflict Brewing in South Sudan | The Takeaway | WNYC

A group of American citizens were evacuated from an area under dispute in South Sudan on Sunday, leading President Obama to note that he might take …

Sochi 2014: Putin and the Corruption Behind the Games | The Takeaway | WNYC

While Olympic Games often attract critics -- as London and Beijing residents can attest -- the road to Sochi may be the most corrupt yet. The new BBC …

In Detroit, A Home for Writers | The Takeaway | WNYC

In the months since Detroit filed for bankruptcy, there’s been a lot of discussion over who or what it would take to repair the city. A new nonprofit …

Assad's Control Strengthens in War-Torn Syria | The Takeaway | WNYC

In Syria, fighting has claimed 100,000 lives, forced two million refugees to flee their homes and left three million others internally displaced. …

'Living Wage' Effort Eclipsed By Minimum-Pay Battles

The close of 2013 has been marked by a vigorous national debate over income inequality, the plight of low-wage workers in America and the effect of boosting mandatory minimum wages.<p>The debate was magnified when Wal-Mart got unwanted attention for a store-based holiday food drive for its own needy …

The Plexies: The Winners and Losers in D.C. Real Estate and Development in 2013

In 2013, D.C. put aside the longstanding question of whether the city would grow and started asking how it should. Do we allow taller buildings to …

Articles about lets get small on Dwell.com - Dwell

A five-step program for those suffering from too much stuff and not enough space.<p>This week I'm staying in Sebastopol, California, home of the Tiny Tumbleweed House Co, recently featured in a New York Times...<p>One of the best booths at ICFF this year (see a bunch more roundups onsite and offsite …

Facelifts

Articles about 5 small and narrow modern houses on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>As we finish planning our Small Spaces issue for next year, I was interested to find coverage [via Dezeen] of an exhibition...<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern …

Outdoors

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Small Spaces

Discover the best bold color small space min loft on Dwell - Dwell

When we think of modern lofts and loft living we think of live/work spaces with high ceilings, expansive windows, and an open plan. Here we show the best ideas for industrial loft spaces that have been transformed into modern residences. As more people look for reinvigorated downtown housing …

Small Spaces

Articles about best small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>To find out the answer, we surveyed our panel of Dwell Pros.<p>Ikea's biannual PS collection delves into small space living, inviting young designers from diverse cities …

Small Spaces

Articles about 10 smart small spaces on Dwell.com - Dwell

Small but mighty, these compact dwellings prove that limited square footage doesn't preclude great design.<p>Dwell's June 2009 issue just landed on our desks and it looks great! We're excited for it to hit your mailboxes and newsstands in...<p>It’s All About Custom From an NYC Perspective (or...<p>This time …

Small Spaces

I recently built a tiny house in Boulder to temporarily store everything I was able to salvage after the flood. http://tinyhouseblog.com/?p=30764

Misty Tosh's Houseboat http://tinyhouseblog.com/?p=30945

How a Few Dutch Children Fought for a Street Where They Could Play, and Won

How Many Months it Takes an Average Worker to Earn What the CEO Makes in an Hour

88 Ways to Reimagine This Dull, Boxy Building

America Could Get Its Own 600-Acre 'Chinese Disneyland'

How the Cost of Other People's Parking Drives Up Your Rent