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4 Powerful Lessons You Gradually Learn as You Let Go of the Past

If somebody is working on themselves and changing for the better, it’s unnecessary to keep bringing up their past. People can change and grow. You …

18 amazing countries where you can stay, eat, and tour for less than you live at home

When you ask Americans why they don't travel abroad, the top reason they cite is cost.<p>But once you get on that plane to a cheaper part of the world — Southeast Asia, say, or Central America, or even, yes, Northern Europe — man do the prices drop. You won't realize how rich you are until you land in …

'We Are Living Through a Battle for the Soul of This Nation'

The former vice president calls on Americans to do what President Trump has not.<p>In January of 2009, I stood waiting in Wilmington, Delaware, for a train carrying the first African American elected president of the United States. I was there to join him as vice president on the way to a historic …

Rights & Freedoms

As Trump ranted and rambled in Phoenix, his crowd slowly thinned

PHOENIX — Just before President Trump strolled onto the rally stage on Tuesday evening, four speakers took turns carefully denouncing hate, calling for unity and ever so subtly assuring the audience that the president is not racist.<p>Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson proclaimed that …

Donald Trump

Most Beautiful Places in Florida

With 1,197 miles of coastline, a bounty of national parks, and those ever-charming Keys, it's easy to see why Florida attracts tens of millions of tourists every year. The Sunshine State, nestled between the Atlantic and the Gulf of Mexico, offers some of the country's most beautiful …

The 14 best Greek islands

Hydra<p>Best Greek island for: a long weekend with the art crowd<p>You know when Dakis Joannou, Greece's foremost art collector, is on Hydra. His yacht,</i> …

European Travel

The Science Of Sunrises: 4 Fun Facts

If there was a top 10 of weather-related photos that are tweeted, I am guessing that sunrises are going to be on that list. People always seem fascinated with the peacefulness and beauty of them. And frankly, they are photogenic. I see so many sunrise pictures that I have become immune to them, but …

Astronomy

Anti-Trump Protesters Post Personal Information Of Electoral College Members

The group hopes its members and citizens around the country will contact electors and persuade them to change their vote from Donald Trump to another candidate.<p>The #NotMyPresident Alliance, a national anti-Donald Trump protest group, has released the personal information of dozens of Electoral …

NSA CHIEF: A nation-state made a 'conscious effort' to sway the US presidential election

Adm. Michael Rogers, who leads both the NSA and US Cyber Command, made the comments during a conference presented by The Wall Street Journal in response to a question about WikiLeaks' release of nearly 20,000 internal emails from the Democratic National Committee.<p>"There shouldn't be any doubt in …

Here's What to Do if You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel

Or have a giant wedding, or any other majorly expensive goal!<p>We make a ton of small financial decisions every day. Do you buy a $10 salad for lunch or brown-bag it? Should you move out on your own or get a roommate? Your little decisions will be smarter (and stress you out less) if you set some …

This stock market dip isn't a buying opportunity

The stock market is off to its worst start in history this year. Not only that, the losses over the past few weeks have come amid one of the most rapid declines over the past few decades. This has some coming to the conclusion this has to be buying opportunity.<p>I've seen plenty of headlines and …

Stock Markets

Foreign correspondents know how to get under the skin of a country. But where do they go when they want to get away from it all? Here, well-travelled journalists reveal their ultimate holiday escapes<p>At first I felt critical of the many Africans I spoke to who had never heard of São Tomé e Principe. …

Travel

The US economy may be stalling out

If the trend continues, stocks could weaken as the calendar flips into 2016.<p>Just look at the recent data.<p>The Dallas Fed's Manufacturing Activity index dropped to its lowest reading since May, dragged down by a decline in new orders. Ongoing weakness in manufacturing underscored a 0.4 percent drop …

5 Common Mistakes When Roasting Huge Cuts of Meat

Don't be intimidated by big cuts of meat, like pork shoulder or crown roasts. Just avoid these common mistakes and learn to cook them to perfection.<p>When it comes to show-stopping centerpieces, nothing gets jaws on the floor quite like a massive hunk of roasted meat. However, cuts like pork …

Cooking

The Only 3 Pie Crust Techniques You'll Ever Need

Whether you're a baking beginner or a seasoned pro, one of these crimping and venting styles is perfect for your next pie.<p>On the road to the perfect pie, you rolled your crust and mixed your filling—now it's time to bring it all together under a stunning top crust. Venting and crimping the top …

Baking

Best Fried Chicken in the U.S.

While fried chicken traces its origins to the South, innovative chefs across the country understand the innate appeal of the homey, crunchy, juicy …

Make Overnight Oats That Actually Taste Good by Avoiding These Common Mistakes

Faster, faster, faster! Make a better breakfast in a hurry by perfecting the art of overnight oats.<p>When it comes to fast, healthy breakfast options, it's hard to beat overnight oats. They're the ultimate big-batch food, meaning they easily double, triple, and quadruple in scale—and they get better …

Breakfast

Eggplant Parm Is the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Eggplant Parmesan is the greatest recipe of all time.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they are really the greatest ever of all time? Well, we’re using this series as an opportunity to wax poetic about them. The eggplant parm of test kitchen manager Brad Leone's</i> …

Recipes

Estimating the Hate Vote 2016

At the end of the Democratic presidential debate, former Maryland governor Martin O'Malley noted that among the Democratic presidential candidates, "you didn't hear anyone make racist comments about new American immigrants, you didn't hear anyone speak ill of another American because of their …

6 Halloween traditions that only exist in North America

Most Americans know Halloween as the time for trick-or-treating, caramel apples, and crazy costumes. In Europe? Halloween is that night you sit down …

Decorations

5 things other countries do that could change American minds about socialism

If Bernie Sanders were to win the Democratic presidential nomination, his chances of actually making it to the White House are somewhere between zero …

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

Mini-guide to French slang

<b>1.</b> A French house is not “messy”…it’s a “brothel” (<i>Quel bordel!</i>).<p><b>2.</b> The French are not “wealthy”…they are “full of wheat” (<i>Être plein de blé</i>).<p><b>3.</b> The …

Buffett, Soros, Icahn: America's 20 Richest Investors And How They Got Here

Almost a quarter of the 400 names on the Forbes list of richest Americans work in investing and finance. Hedge fund titans, private equity stars, money management masterminds and investment gurus all but dominate the list.<p>At the top of this powerful group is–no surprise–Warren Buffett. The Omaha, …

Investing

8 ways to impress during your first week in a new job

Starting a new job is never going to be easy, especially if this is your first ‘real-world’ position. Even the most confident people can crumble …

Black Americans Lost Money After Buying A Home, Even In Boom Times

Timing mattered in the 2000s -- unless you were black.<p>No matter when black Americans decided to buy a home during the volatile 2000s, they lost wealth, according to a study released Wednesday.<p>The Johns Hopkins University study, published in the journal Real Estate Economics, looked at first-time …

CARL ICAHN WARNS: The red-hot stock market is being supported by an unsustainable earnings mirage

In a new video titled "Danger Ahead," the billionaire Wall Street veteran lays out the major problems coming out of both Washington and Wall Street to argue that what's coming next will be "very dangerous and could be disastrous."<p>He started by explaining why Donald Trump had become so popular in …

Cats do not need their owners, scientists conclude

Rudyard Kipling was right. Cats really do walk by themselves and do not need their owners to feel secure and safe, a new study has shown.<p>Although owners might worry that their pet is nervously pining for their return when they leave the house, in fact, cats show no sign of separation …

Pets