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Attention turns to affiliations of mosque-bombing suspects

CHICAGO (AP) — Why three men allegedly chose to travel some 500 miles (805 kilometers) from a rural farming community of less the 100 residents in …

Vacant Santa Monica Sears getting a second life with a $50-million makeover

The vacant Sears department store in downtown Santa Monica is poised for an extreme makeover that will turn the former down-to-earth purveyor of general merchandise into a swanky place to work, eat or grab a beer.<p>Soon the Art Deco landmark will be home to sun-drenched offices for rent with a …

A Photographic Journey Around the World

Take a virtual voyage to some of the most amazing places around the globe, seen through the lens of travel photographer Trey Ratcliff on his “80 Stays Around the World” journey with The Ritz-Carlton. The destinations seen here are as diverse in their landscape as they are in their culture. The …

Easy Backpacking Trips for Beginners

You don't need to be an expert to enjoy these scenic trails.<p>Everyone who has read Cheryl Strayed's <i>Wild</i> has probably envisioned themselves heading out …

Hiking

25 must-see US attractions to visit in your lifetime

From ruins of ancient civilizations to Revolutionary War monuments, there are many attractions that celebrate the unique history of the US. The nation's diverse landscape offers everything from deserts and canyons to massive waterfalls in different regions.<p>Tourists come from all over the world to …

6 essential travel photography accessories

<b>What photographic gear should you pack for the trip of a lifetime, without weighing yourself down?</b><p>While the prospect of an overseas trip can be very …

Landscape Photography

America's Best Small Cities to Move to Before They Get Too Popular

The best small towns to visit in America are easy to commit to for a weekend. It doesn’t take much to fall in love with Main Street; all you need is …

Foo Fighters

Brexit: Johnson, Davis and Fox push agenda on three continents

<b>Senior cabinet ministers will push the UK's Brexit agenda on three different continents later.</b><p>International Trade Secretary Liam Fox will travel from the US to meet Mexican counterparts to discuss trading relationships.<p>Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is on a two-day tour of Australia, saying …

The absolute best way to grill chicken

How many times have you been to a barbecue only to be served sad chicken? What, you may ask, is “sad chicken”?<p>Oh, we think you know.<p>Burnt chicken, dry chicken, chicken with no discernable flavor, chicken that looks alright at first and then turns out to be raw in the middle — ah, that might be the …

LeBron James: Despite money, admiration and fame, 'being black in America is tough'

James delivered a strong message after his home was vandalized with a racial slur<p>Racial injustice was probably the last thing LeBron James wanted to …

I’m a Millennial and I Used a Travel Agent. Here's What Happened

A survey found travel agents save customers an average $452 per trip, plus four hours of planning time. A MONEY staffer tests it out.<p>I wanted someone …

South America

'House of Cards' is back, stabbing more backs than ever

In a way, season five of "House of Cards" is some of the best we've seen from Netflix's premier Original series. It's a return to the show's brand of bloody and chilling politics that keeps you at the edge of your seat.<p>And yet the show will find it tough to really impress viewers who are living in …

10 Lessons I’ve Learned After Traveling For 10 Years

Dear friend, There is no right or wrong way to travel— but I will just share with you how I travel: First of all, I never fly first class or …

YouTube removes ads from channels with less than 10k views

YouTube is moving to restrict ads to channels that only have 10,000 lifetime views or more. It says this move will protect content creators — and probably advertisers as well.<p>The company opened its YouTube Partner Program (YPP) to everyone in 2007. Anyone could apply to have their videos monetized, …

Internet

You Can Travel Across The U.S. By Train For Just Over $200

Gas is still pretty expensive in most places, and air travel is full of ridiculous TSA delays, so train travel is starting to look pretty good to …

Trains

9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

Will Trump’s Approval Rating Be A Problem For Republicans In 2018?

President Trump’s approval rating is a matter of some debate. One cluster of polls (e.g., Rasmussen, Morning Consult) reports that more Americans …

Political Science

The GOP is changing its tune on the repeal of Obamacare

When Donald Trump was elected president, Republicans seemed to have finally gotten the chance to do just that. Trump, House Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, and numerous Republican lawmakers quickly pledged that a repeal and replacement of Obamacare was on the …

Republicans Begin to Break With President Trump

For the first time in his presidency, Donald Trump is facing significant criticism from Republican officials and conservative groups who are rattled …

Republicans

Downtown Los Angeles hasn't seen this much construction since the 1920s

On the corner of Wilshire Boulevard and Figueroa Street in downtown Los Angeles, workers are putting the finishing touches on the Wilshire Grand, the West Coast's tallest building. Owned by Korean Air, it rises 1,100 feet and will have a hotel, offices and observation deck when finished.<p>Two blocks …

Skyscrapers

How to Get Google Play on a Kindle Fire and Install Any Android App You Want

Kindle Fire tablets are some of the best, cheapest Android tablets around, but they’re limited to Amazon’s app store, which is more than lacking …

Android News

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Review: Possibly the most complete smartphone ever made

<i>Editorial Note: The Note 7 has been discontinued due to continued risk of fire. This review is for all intents and purposes now simply a historical archive of this smartphone’s short-lived greatness.</i><p><i>In other words, if you find somewhere that still sells it, do not buy it, unless you enjoy toasted</i> …

Trump Is Self-Sabotaging His Campaign Because He Never Really Wanted The Job In The First Place

Friends,<p>Donald Trump never actually wanted to be president of the United States. I know this for a fact. I'm not going to say how I know it. I'm not saying that Trump and I shared the same agent or lawyer or stylist or, if we did, that that would have anything to do with anything. And I'm certainly …

Wisconsin sheriff blames 'tribal behavior' for Milwaukee violence

<b>(CNN) —</b> Unapologetic and blunt, Milwaukee County Sheriff David Clarke has won legions of supporters on the right with his frequent commentary that slams Black Lives Matter and other liberal groups.<p>As violence roiled Milwaukee this weekend, Clarke took to Twitter chiding the left and black …

Law Enforcement