U.S. news If long security screening lines at the airport have you down, you and your fellow travelers have only yourselves to blame for not “turning a place of ‘no’ into a place of ‘yes’” by enrolling
There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it
Donald Trump says he can "make America great again" through his prodigious skills as a dealmaker, using them to reshape trade pacts, prevent Iran from developing nuclear weapons and stop illegal immigration.
Taking a renovation into your own hands may seem like a great idea, but is it realistic? It’s the question every handy homeowner getting ready to embark on a renovation asks themselves: How much can I
Instead, people are joining the organization because they are desperate for money and are struggling to find a way to survive in Syria, where four years of civil war have decimated the economy. The ISIS
Obama’s election gave people hope, not unreasonably, that American might be entering a new era in race relations. But as he prepares to step down, an awful litany of recent injustices just shows how fractured
George W. Bush didn’t do all he could to prevent the attack—and it’s time Republicans confronted that fact. Donald Trump utters plenty of ugly untruths: that undocumented Mexican immigrants are “rapists,”
Jihadi fighters in Iraq and Syria reveal the apocalyptic motivations of the militant movement that has hijacked the Syrian uprising – and transformed the Middle East For more than a century, Dabiq was
Let's get real, and stop the bulls**t! Republican Party political leaders, Fox TV and conservative radio talk show hosts should know better. The New York Times noted in a recent editorial that they are...
How the humble hat went from being a symbol of first-wave feminism to one of the douchiest things you can put on your body. Has any single article of clothing been more reviled in modern times than the
He added fried chicken to breakfast with grits and eggs, to lunch in a sandwich, and to dinner, when he'd eat half a chicken. But about 15 years ago, his then 12-year-old daughter punched him in the belly
John Boehner, Mitch McConnell, Rand Paul (Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com/AP/Alex Brandon) Party calls its demographic destiny “scary,” then picks two more white men as its leaders. Here’s the real problem
I achieved what many would consider impossible. If not impossible, most would say it was unlikely. I was a college dropout, yet I was able to earn high profile positions with some of the biggest businesses
Narendra Modi (AP/Altaf Qadri) The world’s largest democracy’s new leader is committed neoliberal everyone should worry about, an expert explains Elias Isquith May 23, 2014 6:30pm (UTC) Earlier this month,
Aminu Sadiq Ogwuche, arrested on suspicion of carrying out bomb attacks in Nigeria, threatened to cut off hands of non-believers while living in Britain A British-born "ringleader" of the Islamist group
Standing among the ruins of her burnt-out school, with classes still being held because parents insisted on it, a 14-year-old Nigerian girl in the north-eastern city of Maiduguri told me that she was afraid.
By Laura Seay Laura Seay Email Bio Follow One month after the kidnapping of more than 300 students in Chibok, Nigeria, international teams from the U.S., U.K., China, France and Israel have arrived in
Driving through the streets of Ghana's capital, Accra, a couple of weeks ago, on the way from the urban centre to the slum district of Ashaiman, a trick question nagged in my head. It was a question that
Ivory Coast has said it plans to try ex-first lady Simone Gbagbo in its own courts, instead of handing the case to the International Criminal Court (ICC). The wife of former President Laurent Gbagbo is
Elizabeth Mbu kept her secret for 16 years. Aged 11, her mother kneaded her naked, developing breasts with a hot stone twice a week to stop them growing. "Each time I cried as it was really painful," says.