Noelle Schmitt

10 Added | 1 Magazine | 1 Following | 1 Follower | @naschmitt30 | Keep up with Noelle Schmitt on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Noelle Schmitt”

Inside the Fox News spin machine: I fact-checked Megyn Kelly on Obamacare

When a guest said Obamacare made him sell his business, I called him for his full story. It was more complicated<p>Bill Lawrence of Texas recently posted on his Facebook page that he sold his business because of Obamacare.<p>Naturally, Mr. Lawrence was then invited on Fox News to be interviewed about his …

Why Is The New York Times Losing So Many Editors?

Photo: Courtesy of YouTube.<p><i>The New York Times</i> has long been considered the be-all end-all of newspapers — if not for actual information, then at …

US crushes 6 tons of 'blood ivory' in largely symbolic move

Crush of ivory trinkets shows Obama administration's resolve in ending illegal trade but stops short of a complete ban on domestic ivory sales<p>The Obama administration fed six tons (5.4 tonnes) of ivory trinkets – all made from the tusks of dead elephants – into a giant blue industrial rock crusher …

Obama: It's 'on me'

President Barack Obama came to the White House podium Thursday to apologize. And apologize. Then apologize some more.<p>The press conference was the kind no president ever wants to have: admitting his political enemies have a point. He conceded that a project his administration spent years on is …

Gay Marriage Comes to Chris Christie’s New Jersey on Monday

After a long fight, a conflicted governor told officials to get ready for Monday weddings. By Ben Jacobs.<p>Same-sex marriages will start to be …

The 24 Most Adorable Kids Halloween Costumes

As we continue on the hunt for the perfect Halloween costume, we turn our attention to adorable costumes for kids. Little ones have it pretty good in the costume department, mostly because they can turn even the more grown-up costumes (read: Lady Gaga or Edward Scissorhands) into absolute cuteness. …

Decorations

Dad Sends Kids Toys Into Outer Space, Films The Entire Trip

If you were lucky enough to have a childhood which involved firing plastic bottles into the air and pretending they were rockets, then consider your …

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

<b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big and I won't get that moment back. Saying goodnight, pulling up the covers and kissing their heads is a gift.<p><b>2. Telling them I love them.</b> Start this when they're young. "I love you" is a powerful three-word phrase that matters.<p><b>3.</b> …

Parenting

Republicans Lost the Shutdown Battle, but They’re Winning the Fiscal War

If there’s one thing just about every­one can agree on, it’s that the Re­pub­lic­ans lost this fight — and badly. They sur­rendered on every point, …

Syria must allow aid convoys to starving civilians, says US

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1020000/1020818_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524666645_741e1b640fef888dda32fd2916c36fec<p><b>The US has urged the Syrian government to allow immediate aid convoys to starving civilians cut off in rebel-held suburbs of Damascus.</b><p>Washington said …

Middle East