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The 5 most common interview mistakes — and how to correct them

A recruiter explains the interview missteps that could be costing you the job.<p>You slip into that blazer that says “professional, yet approachable,” print out a copy of your resume and walk confidently into the interview for your dream job. You think it went well, and start dreaming about the day …

Employment

If Trump really wants to fix our border problems, he should visit the sewage pools, not his silly walls

On Sunday, I stood at the end of a barren cul-de-sac overlooking a field on the U.S. side of the border, staring toward Mexico.<p>President Trump's border wall prototypes were off in the distance, about a mile away. This area — the ironically named "Free Speech Zone" — was as close as the public can …

Try These 4 Moves to Get the 6-Pack of Your Dreams

You don't need fancy equipment to get the stomach you've always wanted.<p>Here's the unfortunate truth about building a rock-hard stomach: it doesn’t happen overnight. The good news? You don't need tons of fancy equipment to get the abs you've always wanted, thanks to these four moves recommended by …

How to stay healthy on a vegetarian or vegan diet | Live Better

Vegetarian and vegan diets have traditionally been largely associated with animal rights or religion. Recently these diets have been gaining even …

Diets

Scientists capture first ever image of dark matter web that connects galaxies

For the first time ever, scientists have captured an image of a dark matter bridge, confirming the theory that galaxies are held together by a cosmic …

Dark Matter

The Link Between A Parent’s Emotions and Their Child’s Diet

As a mom, whenever one of my children is angry, sad or scared, I feel responsible — or at least I want to make it better.<p>Either way, it stirs up my …

NASA Announces a Single Star Is Home to At Least 7 Earthlike Planets

The galaxy is getting very crowded. There may be 300 billion stars in the Milky Way, but until just over 20 years ago, we knew of only one of them …

Universe

A chilling moment to mark the 75th anniversary of the executive order that led to Japanese American internment

He's 94 years old and still clearly remembers.<p>Tokuji Yoshihashi remembers Japan's 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor and wondering what would happen to Americans like him who looked like the enemy. He soon found out.<p>Exactly 75 years ago Sunday, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, …

U.S. Army

Vegan bodybuilder Mr Universe is now a tattoo artist offering cruelty-free ink in London

<b>Mr Universe, the ethical vegan champion bodybuilder, has turned his hand to the tattoo gun.</b><p>Barny has competed in almost 60 shows during his 20 year …

Why You Should Drink Your Coffee Black

That spoonful of sugar or splash of cream you put in your coffee adds up more than you think. New research shows that the vast majority of coffee …

Jeff Sessions, Trump’s attorney general, will be a massive setback for civil rights

A man who once allegedly said the KKK “was okay until I found out they smoked pot” will guide the nation’s top law enforcement agency. But he said he was taken out of context.<p>If there was ever any doubt on where President Donald Trump will take the country on issues like civil rights, criminal …

Rights & Freedoms

Vinyl Is About to Become a Billion-Dollar Industry

A great opportunity for the Financial Times to talk about “hipsters.”<p>I'm not being arrogant, but I'm pretty sure that I could be a "forecaster" for a major corporation. Sure, I predicted that Joe Biden would be the 45th President of the United States, that the Boston Celtics would play the San …

In Memoriam: Remembering the Photographers We Lost in 2016

An American young girl, Jan Rose Kasmir, confronts the American National Guard outside the Pentagon during the 1967 anti<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Marc …

Civil Rights

The vegan boss who followed his heart and made millions

<b>Follow your heart. It's easier said than done when it comes to business.</b><p>But for entrepreneur Bob Goldberg, the name of his vegan food company - Follow Your Heart - is a constant reminder that it's possible to be profitable and stay true to your company's idealistic, founding principles.<p>And that …

Responding to Trump, L.A. proposes $10-million legal defense fund for immigrants facing deportation

Los Angeles city and county leaders on Monday unveiled a $10-million fund to provide legal assistance for residents facing deportation, the region's boldest move yet as it prepares for an expected crackdown on illegal immigration by Donald Trump.<p>If approved by lawmakers, Los Angeles' two top …

Immigration

Santa Ana declares itself a sanctuary city in defiance of Trump

Since Donald Trump was elected president in November, cities with large Latino populations have debated how to respond.<p>Many activists have urged these communities to do everything they can to protect people in this country illegally, even though such efforts might jeopardize some federal funding …

Immigration

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Bilingual Education Returns To California. Now What?

Voters in California officially ended the era of English-only instruction in public schools and lifted restrictions on bilingual education that had been in place for 18 years. Proposition 58 passed by a 73-27 percent margin. What happens next though, could get complicated.<p>Classrooms won't change …

There are 63,000 homeless youths in L.A. County. These are the children of skid row

Their eyes shift from joy to fatigue as they walk hand in hand and take in the tents, the smells, the people.<p>The smaller ones tune it out, faces blank. The eldest openly stare.<p>These are the children of skid row — black, white, Latino. They have pink and red Adidas sneakers or thumbs in their mouths …

L.A. teacher recorded telling kids their parents will be deported

A California middle school teacher was recorded telling minority students their parents would be deported, leaving them to be placed in foster care — …

Los Angeles

College Students Transform Into Disney Princesses To Cheer Up Sick Kids

‘A Moment of Magic’ princesses share their sparkle to bring smiles to kids in the hospital<p><i>This</i> is magic. College students dress up as popular Disney …

Parenting

Street Photographer Captures Mexico's Complexity Over 30 Years

Iraqi Families Flee Mosul as Army Battles ISIS

There is a Poem Called “The Lost Generation” Which Could be Read Backwards to Get Exactly Opposite Meaning

The poem The Lost Generation was written by Jonathan Reed as an entry for the AARP‘s U@5o video contest launched on YouTube in August 2007. AARP, …

Top 25 Jazz Albums continued...

Here is the second half of the 25 best jazz albums of all time

Paper reveals soda's controversial relationship with health groups

<b>(CNN) —</b> A provocative new research paper has unmasked how many health organizations received funding from the nation's two largest soda companies in recent years, and the findings have left researchers shocked.<p>The Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo recently sponsored at least 96 national health …

Diabetes

A New Anthrax-Like Disease Is Killing Animals in Africa

It started with what seemed to be an ordinary dead chimpanzee. But when Fabian Leendertz, head of epidemiology and highly pathogenic microorganisms …

Public Health