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35 Recipes for Mexican Foods That Aren't Tacos

Cooking
CNN

The art of impersonating President Trump

Trump impersonators tell CNN's Jeanne Moos what makes President Donald Trump a great subject of comedy.

Donald Trump

We asked, you answered: How IVF and adoption changed your lives

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> On Tuesday, CNN Opinion published "Single, childless and nearing 40, I saw one real option," a personal essay by Sarah Lenti, a political strategist who decided to have children through in vitro fertilization (IVF). She writes: "I am a single mother by choice. Yet I was raised in a …

Pregnancy

100 Ways to be More Creative

“Art, freedom and creativity will change society faster than politics.” — Victor Pinchuk<p>It doesn’t matter what your life is like. If you’re an artist …

10 Things You Can Do This Morning To Heal Your Anxiety

<i>For the past 33 years, I have looked in the mirror every morning and asked myself: ‘If today were the last day of my life, would I want to do what I</i> …

Sheryl Sandberg Finds Comfort for Herself and Offers It to Others

<b>OPTION B</b><b><br>Facing Adversity, Building Resilience, and Finding Joy</b><br>By Sheryl Sandberg and Adam Grant<br>226 pp. Alfred A. Knopf. $25.95.<p>You could almost hear the collective gasp when news broke, in May 2015, that the internet entrepreneur Dave Goldberg had died suddenly while on vacation in Mexico with his …

Sheryl Sandberg

The Secret to Happiness Is 10 Specific Behaviors

Despite happiness being a primary human motivation, only one in three Americans say they’re very happy.<p>Several years ago in an interview with Conan …

Treepedia - MIT Maps and Analyses Tree Coverage in Major Cities

Researchers at the MIT Senseable City Lab have launched a new platform using Google Street View data to measure and compare the green canopies of …

Best States to Die In... For Taxes

Does your ability to pass on your wealth to your heirs depend on where you live ... and die? Indeed it does. Federal estate taxes apply no matter …

Retirement

Do you have to pay taxes when you inherit money?

You have just received an inheritance. What do you do now? You could spend it on some extravagance, but you would be better off doing two things …

Kill the Death Tax, and In Return Kill the Muni Deduction

Who says politicians aren’t an innovative bunch? Just take a look at the federal budget, and one discovers considerable innovation in dreaming up …

Economics

Wills Can Avert Family Warfare, but Have Their Own Hidden Traps

When G. Andrews Smith of Dallas received a phone call in 2015 telling him that his brother-in-law had been in a life-threatening motorcycle accident and was unconscious at a hospital in Akron, Ohio, Mr. Smith and his wife, Patty, rushed to his side. But they quickly learned that family members had …

Retirement

Government rows back on plans to raise probate fees

‘In this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.’<p>This famous quote, attributed to Benjamin Franklin, holds as true today as it did at the time of writing in 1789. Given that versions of this sentiment date back to the early 18th century, and continue to be in use in 2017, …

Finance

4 Risks of Giving Your House to Your Child | Investopedia

With home ownership seemingly out of reach for many young people today, parents may wonder: Should they just give their house to the kids at some …

The Best Way To Blow Up A Family? Die Without A Will

April 21, 2017 marked the one-year anniversary of the death of a music icon. Prince died tragically and unexpectedly; there are still lingering questions surrounding his estate. By now, we all know that he left behind no plan for his death and no will has been uncovered.<p>If you haven’t planned for …

Retirement

The two-word phrase President Trump relies on most

It's not hard to recognize the hallmarks of a speech by President Trump. Part businessman, part politican, part emcee, he adopts phrases and goes back to them over and over again. He punctuates sentences with a smattering of superlatives and decisive adjectives -- Great! Wrong! SAD! He makes …

CNN

What to wear to an interview: the new rules

Dress to impress with these six foolproof strategies for making your outfit as polished as your résumé.<p><b>1. Go undercover</b><p>"People working in the same building often dress in sync," says Kat Griffin, who founded Corporette.com, a site for professional women. She realized this simple truth after showing …

arctic

How a Melting Arctic Changes Everything<p>Part I: The Bare Arctic<p>Part I: The top of the world is melting even faster than scientists thought. Here’s how …

Global Warming

Psst! Republicans Just Passed 5 New Obamacare Rules for 2018

When Donald Trump was elected president, he vowed to tackle the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), known better as Obamacare, with haste. However, the president has found that repealing and/or reforming healthcare in America is a lot tougher than it appears.<p>Trump and his GOP …

Health Care

10 awesome eco-activities to do this Earth Day

Just in case you're scratching your head wondering what to do this Earth Day, we've rounded up a list of our favorite eco-activities that will help …

Sustainability

5 things we wish men knew about female orgasms

The female orgasm is not that hard to understand. But it still, however, is shrouded in mystery and myth that make it difficult to achieve. Here are …

Relationships

Barista champion Lem Butler's love affair with coffee | CNN Travel

Coffee

Bill O’Reilly’s Sexual Harassment Was ‘Unconservative’

Bill O’Reilly’s firing is a welcome step by Fox News and its parent company, 21st Century Fox, by a new generation of leadership trying to modernize the country’s conservative media flagship and change its culture. But it is just a step.<p>What is needed now is a rallying rejection of sexist behavior …

Roger Ailes

Anonymous Harassment Hotlines Are Hard to Find and Harder to Trust

When multiple allegations of sexual harassment by Bill O’Reilly were reported publicly this month, representatives for 21st Century Fox and Mr. O’Reilly pointed to the company’s anonymous hotline, saying no employee had ever used it to make a complaint about the Fox News host.<p>But employment law …

Alisyn Camerota

A New Parchment Declaration of Independence Surfaces. Head-Scratching Ensues.

Archival research doesn’t get much more exciting than the 2004 heist movie “National Treasure.” Nicolas Cage, playing a historian named Benjamin Franklin Gates, discovers a coded map on the back of the Declaration of Independence. Globe-spanning intrigue ensues — accompanied, offscreen, by a …

History

The 15-minute weekly habit that eased my work anxiety—and made my boss trust me more

I once had a boss who would send me a series of two-word emails throughout the day, each one bearing the same message: “Call me.” Each time I received one of these emails, the hairs on the back of my neck would stiffen and my stomach would churn violently. This reaction made no sense—I was reliable …

Peter Drucker

10 Signs You're a Follower Instead of a Leader

Leaders don't create more followers they create more leaders.<p>Anyone is capable of becoming a leader, but not everyone is cut out for leadership. That doesn't mean they're less capable of making an important contribution, just that they bring a different set of skills to the table.<p>There's nothing …

Leadership

What Is Patriots' Day? Your Introduction to Boston's Greatest Holiday

Before it became the title of a less than great movie starring Mark Wahlberg, Patriots' Day was known foremost as a day that captures the spirit of Boston more accurately than any other day of the year. People across Massachusetts wake up early on the third Monday of April to watch the Boston Red …