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End of the American dream? The dark history of 'America first'

“Sadly, the American dream is dead,” Donald Trump proclaimed when he announced his candidacy for president of the United States. It seemed an …

Trump Plans to Transfer a U.S. Citizen to Third Country

A U.S. citizen who has been detained by Iraq’s military without charge since September could be transferred to a third country—probably Saudi …

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Entrepreneurship

How a 27-Year-Old Math Whiz (and His Uber Driver) Found a Big Flaw in an IRS Tax Formula

He also came up with a fix.<p>Most people chat with their Uber driver about traffic or the weather. Sam Ferguson, on the other hand, spent one January …

Health Care

Credit card signatures are ending in the US on April 13th

Credit card signatures are about to become a thing of the past, with American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover — the four major US credit card …

Paul Ryan paved the way for Trump’s takeover of the Republican Party

Win McNamee/Getty Images He wasn’t the only factor. But he was a significant one. Paul Ryan will be remembered for a lot of things — his rise to fame …

Trump administration planning to ‘monitor’ journalists and bloggers

The US Department of Homeland Security is looking to compile a database of journalists, bloggers and social media “influencers” here and overseas, …

A Constitutional Challenge To Trump's Decision To Hold On To His Business Interests Can Move Forward

A federal judge said the attorneys general of Maryland and the District of Columbia had standing to pursue claims that Trump's interest in the Trump …

Your 'role will be removed': Whole Foods fires workers in 7-minute leaked conference call

Mario Anzuoni/Reuters • Whole Foods just slashed its marketing staff, as Amazon continues to push the brand to cut costs. • Business Insider obtained …

Black holes aren’t totally black, and other insights from Stephen Hawking’s groundbreaking work

(Credit: AP Photo/Matt Dunham, FILE) Mathematical physicist and cosmologist Stephen Hawking was best known for his work exploring the relationship …

An "Ashamed" Fox News Commentator Just Quit, Denouncing The Network And President Trump

"Over my decade with Fox, I long was proud of the association," Col. Ralph Peters wrote in an email to colleagues. "Now I am ashamed." A retired …

Andrew McCabe was just offered a job by a congressman so he can get his full retirement. And it just might work.

article<p>Google Play Newsstand<p>Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe on March 16, shortly before McCabe was set …

Is America on the Verge of a Constitutional Crisis?

Here is something that, even on its own, is astonishing: The president of the United States demanded the firing of the former FBI deputy director, a …

Madison Square Garden Boots Their WNBA Team Even Though It Could Cost the Arena $50 Mil a Year

Photo via Getty Images Madison Square Garden has been the home of the New York Liberty women’s basketball team since the team was founded in 1997. …

'We are the forgotten people': It's been almost six months since Hurricane Maria, and Puerto Ricans are still dying

<b>Maunabo, Puerto Rico (CNN) —</b> Lourdes Rodriguez heard the scream early on the morning of January 6, before the sun rose and before the frogs began their chorus.<p>"Lourdes! Lourdes!"<p>She instantly recognized the voice of her father, Natalio Rodriguez Lebron, 77, a former nurse who cared for the mentally …

Caribbean

Dream Casting: Dune

Timothée Chalamet as Paul Atreides<p>Oscar nominee Timothée Chalamet (<i>Call Me By Your Name</i>) is a real up and comer. He seems more interested in art …

House Republicans Say Japanese Did Not Meddle in Pearl Harbor

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Reaching the opposite conclusion of many of their committee peers, Republican members of the House Intelligence …

Wakanda is not African, and that's OK

The fictional country of Wakanda is, at least according to the comic book history, located somewhere in real life Turkana, the largest and also …

We understand the solar system, so why do people still struggle with gender?

Five hundred years ago, people believed the sun orbited the Earth. Today we are just as ignorant about transgender people<p>People once believed the sun circled the Earth. It was a perfectly sensible model by which they understood the universe. The important word here is “model”. At the time, almost …

Transgender

Black politics 2.0: The post-Obama generation is so done with the Democratic Party’s old ways

<b>On a Friday afternoon</b> in late September, dozens of young black political hopefuls gathered at a restaurant in Northwest Washington to talk strategy and shore one another up. Nearby at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center, the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative …

Government

Florida teacher outed as white nationalist with podcast: report

A Florida school teacher has been accused of moonlighting as white nationalist podcaster, according to a report. Dayanna Volitich, a social studies …

People Are Crying Over This Photo Of A Little Girl Staring At Michelle Obama's Portrait

“She had this wonder that was silent and yet seemed to be saying something very big at the same time.” ICYMI, the official portraits of Barack and …

What Chadwick Boseman and Lupita Nyong'o Learned About Wakanda

The following article contains major spoilers for Black Panther. Chadwick Boseman knows what many viewers have been thinking as they watch Black …

Canada’s health-care system is a point of national pride. But a study shows it’s at risk of becoming outdated.

TORONTO — When the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation asked Canadians to pick the greatest-ever Canadian in 2004, they did not select hockey star Wayne Gretzky or Nobel laureate Sir Frederick Banting, who co-discovered insulin.<p>They chose Tommy Douglas, who almost lost a leg to a bone infection as a …

Health Care

More evidence that the dinosaurs were super unlucky with regards to that whole asteroid thing

Location matters. Especially to extinction-causing asteroids.<p>66 million years ago, an asteroid about 6 miles wide flamed across the sky and slammed into a sloping continental shelf, just off what is now Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula. It collided with the force of 10 billion nuclear bombs and dug deep …

Paleontology

Teen Hero Used Body As A Shield During Florida School Shooting

A 15-year-old high school soccer player used his own body to shield classmates from a gunman’s rampage in Florida last week that killed 17 people, …

A President's Day Without a Real President

Mandel Ngan /Getty Images Monday is President’s Day. It will be the second consecutive such holiday without an American president. Sure, Donald Trump …

Florida Shooting Survivor Hid In Closet Almost 70 Years After Grandpa Hid From Shooter

Carly Novell is a 17-year-old senior at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and was one of the fortunate ones on Wednesday afternoon: She survived …

Regina Mustafa receives death threats in US mayor race

A candidate seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a US city says she won't let the threat 'derail' her.<p>A woman seeking to become the first Muslim mayor of a city in the US state of Minnesota has claimed receiving a death threat online.<p>Regina Mustafa, running for mayor in the city of …

Poles told to denounce 'anti-Polish' compatriots following Holocaust law

Senate leader Stanislaw Karczewski has ordered Poles living abroad to inform authorities of "anti-Polish comments" made by other Poles. A report …