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Joseph P. Kennedy III Gives Democratic Response to State of the Union

BOSTON — Without uttering the president’s name, Representative Joseph P. Kennedy III chastised the Trump administration Tuesday night for what he said was its abandonment of the fundamental values for which the nation stands.<p>“Their record is a rebuke of our highest American ideal: the belief that …

Middle-class

A widening budget gap is forcing the U.N. to slash food aid to refugees

MELKADIDA REFUGEE CAMP, Ethiopia — Eight years ago, Khadija Abdi fled the fighting and chaos in Somalia that killed her father and brother and made it across the border to a refugee camp in southern Ethiopia. Life isn't so bad here, she says. Tents have gradually been replaced by huts. She is safe, …

Africa

‘This is a game-changer’: New shingles vaccine dramatically improves protection

"It was like being wrapped in flaming barbed wire."<p>That's how Erin Bell, a 48-year-old nutritionist from Peterborough, Ont., describes having shingles.<p>She got shingles at age 42 and the itchy, unsightly blisters that stretched across her torso faded away relatively quickly, but the nerve pain …

Public Health

What Your Future Burial Outfit Says About You

It’s the final outfit a person ever wears. So how do we choose?<p>Have you ever searched the phrase “bury me in this” on Twitter? It’s <i>fascinating.</i> Most of the entries are selfies taken by teenagers and 20-somethings, none of them anywhere near a natural death, many of them in the kind of sheer, short, …

Baylor University

Top 5 delightfully haunted places in Gold Country

In California’s Gold Country, old prospectors never really die — they fade into the present, hanging around old hotels, saloons and graveyards. Here …

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with learning how emotions work, but it goes much further. Specifically, how do you start …

Self-help
Terrorism

Why Americans are fighting over a gorgeous monument called Bears Ears

The route to Newspaper Rock — so named because it’s carved with ancient petroglyphs — from the tiny city of Monticello, Utah, follows a narrow two-lane road through a breathtaking landscape.<p>It’s breathtaking partly because of the way the land craters into canyons on stretches of State Road 211, …

Forests

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers | Inc.com

<i>Thank You for Being Late</i> by Thomas L. Friedman; recommended by World Bank president Jim Yong Kim and Martin Ford. Amazon calls it "a field guide to the 21st century."<p><i>Success Through Stillness</i> by Russell Simmons and Chris Morrow and; recommended by Serena Williams. The hip-hop mogul on</i> …

Books

The Martha Stewart of Marijuana Edibles

It’s a category that used to begin and end with the bone-dry pot brownie, served in a college dorm room. Laurie Wolf is a leader in its gourmet revolution.<p>Last fall, the food writer Laurie Wolf invited me to a dinner party at her home. It promised to be a master class in rustic entertaining. Wolf …

Cannabis

The eight ultimate North American road trips handpicked by car experts revealed

If you’re planning on hitting the road in North America, an illustrated guide has been created to show eight ultimate road trips that you can take.<p>The trip routes have been personally researched, hand-picked and collated by WeBuyAnyCar.com, the UK’s largest car buying service.<p>The idea behind the …

Trains

Encore Careers: Your ‘Second Act’ in Retirement

If you can't quite imagine not working — even after you retire — you're in good company. And while some retirees may continue working for extra …

How to Travel to Cinque Terre

The dramatic scenery and laid-back lifestyle of Italy’s Cinque Terre has made this small area a must-see, on par with Florence, Rome, and Venice. Our …

Italy

'You can't escape': Clouds of filth are choking Asia's cities

The winter air in Tehran is often foul but for six days last week it was hardly breathable.<p>A dense and poisonous chemical smog made up of traffic and factory fumes, mixed with construction dust, burning vegetation and waste has shrouded buildings, choked pedestrians, forced schools and universities …

Pollution

7 Reasons Why Portugal's National Park Needs to Be Next on Your Bucket List

Portugal only has one national park, but it has so many different and unique experiences you could plan an entire vacation around it.<p>The best way to …

European Travel

Jump In…The Water Is Perfect

As I type this piece, it has been 43 days and 5 hours since I last wet a line. It has been about half that time since I have slept. You see, on …

Why Burlington Is the Best Beer City in the USA

More<p>BEER!<p>We love it. And you've voted. See which is the best American beer city.<p>It's one of Burlington's first 65-degree spring days, and I'm sitting on the patio of the newly opened Foam Brewers, soaking in the sunshine after a leisurely bike ride along the waterfront. I still can't believe that I …

Beer

10 Secrets of the Louvre, The World's Most Visited Museum

<i>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</i><p>For many people all over the world, a visit to the Louvre is a major bucket list item during a …

Museums

How To Be a Jew in France

The Marais neighborhood in Paris’s 4th arrondissement has long been known as the Jewish quarter, though it is also popular with the gay …

Israel

Allman Brothers Band's Legendary 1971 Fillmore East Run: An Oral History

Bomb scares, telepathic jams and one unforgettable all-night gig<p>Forty-five years ago, on March 11th, 1971, the Allman Brothers Band took the stage at …

Why the World Needs More Crowlers—Wait, What’s a Crowler?

What is a Crowler? For those who love beer, it's about to change the game.<p>“What the hell is a Crowler?”<p>That’s what went through my head after my friend in California said that he was going to send me a couple Crowlers from his local brewery about a year ago. At the time, I considered myself pretty …

Beer

Beatles' Famous Rooftop Concert: 15 Things You Didn't Know

George's rosewood ax, mics wrapped in pantyhose and Orson Welles' alleged son — the wild truth about the Fab Four's final show<p>The Beatles' rooftop …

Forget Raw: Roast Your Radishes for Maximum Mileage

There was a time, many years ago, when I'd look at the heaps of radish bunches at the farmers market, admire their vivid red and pink colors, and then think, "What the heck does anyone do with <i>that</i> many radishes?"<p>Back then, a radish, to me, was a tasty root vegetable to be eaten raw, its crisp bite …

D.C.’s Essential Whiskey Bars

To say D.C. is a whiskey town would be an understatement. Even the most unassuming bars tend to offer at least a middling selection of bourbon and rye, while others full-on specialize in categories like Irish whiskey or imported scotch. The city’s attention to whiskey continues growing thanks to …

Whiskey

25 Healthy (Easy!) Slow Cooker Recipes to Help You Stay on Track in 2016

Preparing meals just for yourself can seem like a ton of work, but there’s always one kitchen gadget you can lean on when you want your meal to be as easy as ordering takeout or hitting up the nearest drive-thru, but <i>way</i> healthier: the slow cooker. When you’re looking for a fuss-free way to stick to …

Cooking
Israel

How to Make a Disgusting Cookie Sheet Look Brand New

<i>This piece originally appeared on PureWow.</i><p>The umpteenth batch of sugar cookies left your trusty sheets looking gross and patchy. Bring them back to …

Cookies

A foodie guide to Florence: nine unmissable experiences

Florence titillates the tastebuds. Eating and drinking in this stylish Tuscan city is as fine an art as its Renaissance masterpiece surrounds, with quality ingredients, simple execution and respect for tradition comprising the holy grail of Florentine cuisine.<p>But it’s not all dining in …

Italy

ISIS takes flight: Terror group training pilots at airbase in Libya

ISIS is training pilots at an airbase in Libya using small planes, some possibly left over from the Qaddafi regime, and at least one flight simulator in an effort experts fear could lead to aerial attacks targeting Europe, according to regional analysts.<p>The terrorist group, which is bulking up its …

Middle East

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