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12 Must-Read Books That Will Raise Your Emotional Intelligence

Your Amazon wishlist is about to get longer.<p>I didn't learn about emotional intelligence until well into my thirties. By that time, I started to realize that the best leaders -- those exhibiting high levels of EQ -- typically showed more self-awareness, collaborated better with others, and got …

Emotional Intelligence

Florida Power and Light lobbyists made it illegal to use solar during outages

Florida Power and Light's grid did not fare well under Hurricane Irma, despite the company's assurances that it had spent billions hardening its …

Renewable Energy

Phoenix Will Be Almost Unlivable by 2050 Thanks to Climate Change

Phoenix's notoriously unrelenting heat will soon get even worse.<p>Sorry to put such a fine point on this, but even without climate change, Phoenix, Arizona, is already pretty uninhabitable. Don't get me wrong, I spend a fair amount of time there, and I love it—particularly in the fall and winter—but …

Climate Change

Hurricane Maria aims for Puerto Rico after 'widespread devastation' on Dominica

<b>(CNN) —</b> There is still time for Puerto Ricans to get to a government-run shelter before powerful Hurricane Maria clobbers the island, Gov. Ricardo Rosselló told CNN late Tuesday.<p>But the window of opportunity is closing.<p>"There's still time ... but people need to move fast," Ricardo Rosselló told …

Caribbean

Trump’s Ethical Nightmare Is Only Getting Worse

A new report sheds light on the changing clientele of the president’s eponymous real-estate empire.<p>Even before he was sworn into office, <b>Donald Trump’s</b> refusal to divest from his vast business empire posed an unprecedented ethical challenge. Within weeks of his election, prices were surging at …

Donald Trump

A 40-year study of teens finds Generation Z avoids sex, alcohol, and driving at record rates

Today's teenagers don't seem to care much about hitting the open road, scoring a six-pack with a fake ID, or asking their peers out on dates.<p>According to a new study from the psychologists Jean Twenge and Heejung Park, teenagers instead prefer to sit at home, avoid drugs and alcohol, and scroll …

Teens

The Latest: Trump considering Fourth of July military parade

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>3:30 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump says he is considering having an armed forces parade in Washington on the Fourth of July to showcase the nation's military might.<p>Trump met Monday with French president Emmanuel Macron on the …

Donald Trump

Isolated, Trump embraces New York friends -- and instincts

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, who has struggled to find friends and navigate the ways of Washington, appears increasingly at home when surrounded by one distinct group: His fellow New Yorkers.<p>Half a dozen people who have met with the President or speak with him regularly say the former …

Donald Trump

Mexico Earthquake, Strongest in a Century, Kills Dozens

JUCHITÁN DE ZARAGOZA, Mexico — Thousands of homes in this city were severely damaged. Half of the 19th-century city hall, with its 30 arches, collapsed. The main hospital here was so devastated that staff members evacuated patients to an empty lot and worked by the light of their cellphones.<p>By the …

Earthquakes

Coons touts perjury law after Trump Jr. testimony

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Democratic Sen. Chris Coons made a not-so-subtle jab at Donald Trump Jr. on Thursday, as the President's eldest son met with Senate judiciary staffers about his meeting with a Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign.<p>"Below is a statute to keep in mind in regards to Donald Trump …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump probably isn't going to like what Putin just said about him

Because enough ink hasn't been spilled about Russia potentially colluding with the 2016 Trump campaign, Vladimir Putin gave the story a weird twist …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump ‘Pee Tape’ Exists, Multiple Witnesses Back Shocking Story In Dossier, Bombshell Report Claims

The so-called “pee tape,” an alleged video recording of Donald Trump in a highly compromising situation with prostitutes in a Russian hotel room, may …

Donald Trump

Nissan Just Unveiled Its Cheap Tesla Model 3 Killer -- First Look

Nissan (NSANY) unveiled its all-new electric car the Leaf at an event in Japan on Tuesday evening.<p>To be sure, the Leaf joins several other automakers …

Irma becomes strongest Atlantic hurricane outside Gulf and Caribbean ever recorded

Irma spun into a monster storm Tuesday morning with sustained winds topping 180 mph, becoming the strongest Atlantic hurricane ever recorded outside …

Obama Cruelly Taunted Trump in Letter Riddled with Multisyllabic Words

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Barack Obama used the occasion of Donald Trump’s Inauguration to viciously taunt the incoming President by writing him a letter riddled with multisyllabic words, sources revealed on Sunday.<p>According to those familiar with the letter, Obama packed it with …

Donald Trump

Protesters Flood Streets, and Trump Offers a Measure of Praise

BOSTON — Tens of thousands of demonstrators, emboldened and unnerved by the eruption of fatal violence in Virginia last weekend, surged into the nation’s streets and parks on Saturday to denounce racism, white supremacy and Nazism.<p>Demonstrations were boisterous but broadly peaceful, even as tension …

Boston

DACA on the brink

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump is expected to end a program that protected undocumented immigrants who came to the United States as children -- so-called "Dreamers" -- from deportation, four sources familiar with the decision told CNN.<p>Two of the sources said the plan is to have a six-month delay in …

Immigration

The Justice Department just threw cold water on one of Trump's most controversial tweets

The Department of Justice's National Security Division and the FBI have concluded that there is no evidence to support President Donald Trump's claim in March that President Barack Obama ordered a wiretapping on Trump Tower during the election.<p>"Both FBI and NSD can again confirm that they have no …

Donald Trump

Salon: in-depth news, politics, business, technology & culture

Copyright © 2017 Salon Media Group, Inc. Reproduction of material from any Salon pages without written permission is strictly prohibited. SALON ® is registered in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as a trademark of Salon Media Group Inc. Associated Press articles: Copyright © 2016 The Associated …

U.S. Patent and Trademark Office

Trump unusually silent after aides challenge him

Some close to the president, who has seen his approval ratings plummet, say he needs Tillerson and Cohn more than they need him.<p>President Donald Trump is not happy with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Gary Cohn, director of the National Economic Council, for publicly criticizing his response …

Donald Trump

Republicans are asking a horrific question: Is our president insane?

On his 92nd birthday, March 8, 1933, retired Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes was paid a surprise visit by the newly inaugurated president, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The two men chatted for half an hour and, after Roosevelt departed, a young clerk asked Holmes what he thought of the new …

Los Angeles

Trump Associate Boasted That Moscow Business Deal ‘Will Get Donald Elected’

WASHINGTON — A business associate of President Trump promised in 2015 to engineer a real estate deal with the aid of the president of Russia, Vladimir V. Putin, that he said would help Mr. Trump win the presidency.<p>The associate, Felix Sater, wrote a series of emails to Mr. Trump’s lawyer, Michael …

Donald Trump

The year I spent in Joe Arpaio’s tent jail was hell. He should never walk free.

I was born in Mexico, grew up in Tijuana, and moved to Arizona when I was 14. I went to high school in a small town called Holbrook, then went to Phoenix to go to Arizona State University. By that time, roughly 2012, Joe Arpaio’s vicious anti-Latino tactics had already raised racial tensions in …

Joe Arpaio

Commander in Chaos

With a Category 4 hurricane barreling down on Texas, President Trump pardoned a controversial lawman, sent a ban on transgender soldiers to the Pentagon, and lost a flamboyant aide.<p>Dramatic Fridays have become a hallmark of summer 2017 in the Trump administration. The hiring of Anthony Scaramucci …

North Korea

Trump setting records for low presidential approval

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump started as the most unpopular new president in the history of modern polling. After seven months, things have only gotten worse.<p>Plunging into undesirably uncharted territory, Trump is setting records with his dismally low approval ratings, including the lowest mark …

Sen. John McCain Reacts to Arpaio Pardon

Trump Adviser Sebastian Gorka Exits The White House

The controversial Trump aide is latest high-profile administration departure. How and why he's out at the White House, though, is still developing.<p>Sebastian Gorka, an adviser to President Trump, has exited the White House — though how and why remains unclear.<p>Gorka, a deputy assistant to the …

Donald Trump

Salario de miseria, viviendas inhabitables y acoso sexual: jornaleros en México, la esclavitud del siglo XXI

En México la esclavitud se abolió oficialmente en el año 1829 pero, 188 años después, para los casi <b>7 millones de jornaleros agrícolas</b> las condiciones …

Protests turn unruly after Trump's Phoenix speech

PHOENIX (AP) — A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump's speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers.<p>A haze enveloped the night sky Tuesday as protesters and police clashed …