Sarah Hall

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11 Pest-Control Plants You Need in Your Yard

Not everyone is comfortable spraying or sprinkling pest repellents in their yard. If you’re in this camp, try these plants to keep bugs out of your …

Gardening

Barack Obama Shares Five of the Best Books He Read This Summer

Looking for something to read as the summer winds to a close? Former President Barack Obama has a few suggestions.<p>“One of my favorite parts of summer …

Barack Obama

Democrats Don’t Need a National Message

A bottom-up approach is better than a single line imposed by party leadership.<p>On an early morning in June, I joined several dozen Democratic donors in a plush residence on the 64th floor of Trump World Tower to support the reelection of a Democratic congressman. The irony that we were raising money …

Voting

The Absolute Necessity of the New-Mom Friend

My friend Cathy and I recently took an afternoon off and got a couples massage. We lay side by side in a small candlelit room, almost completely naked and entirely at ease. It was the third time we had met in person.<p>In February 2017, our mutual friend, Steph, introduced us over email. Steph’s first …

Motherhood

Phil John Perry on the floral industry and designing Beyoncé’s Vogue headdress

Beyoncé is known to run the world — and the photoshoots she takes part in. For her latest Vogue cover shoot, she was offered an array of headgear options to choose from and when she selected Phil John Perry’s monumental floral headdress, she ended up making fashion history of sorts and thrusting …

Spices

An Artist Drew Homer As A Real-Life Human And I'm Canceling The Internet

"D'oh!"

Art

Minding the Gap Is an Extraordinary Feat of Filmmaking

The Hulu documentary by Bing Liu examines masculinity and trauma through the lens of three Illinois skateboarders.<p>The moment Bing Liu’s gifts as a filmmaker first become clear is about a minute and a half into <i>Minding the Gap.</i> After documenting his two friends sneaking into a parking garage, Liu …

Domestic Violence

Hundreds of neo-Nazis march in Berlin, protected by police

BERLIN (AP) — Hundreds of neo-Nazis waving flags with the colors of the German Reich are marching through central Berlin, protected from counter-protesters by police in riot gear.<p>Berlin police spokesman Thilo Cablitz said officers had to physically remove some left-wing demonstrators who had staged …

Rights & Freedoms

How incy-wincy spider could show if your child is autistic

Autismcan be spotted in babies as young as four months old simply by monitoring their response to games such as peek-a-boo or incy-wincy spider, a new study suggests.<p>Researchers found that babies who will go on to diagnosed with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) as toddlers show lower levels of brain …

16 Things That'll Make You Say, "Behold: We Have Entered The Future!"

It's a whole new world...

Dollar General

Pack This, Not That: 8 Travel Items I Won't Board a Plane Without

I can pinpoint the moment this summer when I was about to reach my breaking point. It was late June and I'd returned from a trip to Nashville to …

Yellowstone National Park

Elon Musk Is Broken, and We Have Broken Him

Of all the striking things about the interview with Elon Musk <i>The New York Times</i> published Thursday night—the tears, the lack of regrets over certain …

Tesla

Trump ally trots out adopted “minority” child to shrug off the president’s racism

“You should be completely ashamed of yourself!” CNN’s Angela Rye said to Trump supporter Gina Loudin<p>Sarah K Burris<p>August 17, 2018 11:53am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Raw Story<p>A panel discussion about people of color in the West Wing of the White House got heated on CNN’s “Out Front …

Race & Ethnicity

How To: The 5 Best Apps for Transcribing Lectures & Converting Speech to Text on Your iPhone

The transcribing app can be an invaluable tool, especially if you're a student or are in a profession that relies on audio journals or interviews. …

Apps

Science shows that luck is a self-fulfilling prophecy

You’re so lucky! How do I know? Because, to name just a few factors, you’re literate, can access the internet, and have great taste (you’re reading this story, after all). And social scientists would advise against you arguing otherwise—because how lucky we feel influences our future fortunes.<p>That …

Psychology

Jury to weigh Manafort fate for second day after 'reasonable doubt'...

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (Reuters) - In a break with convention, President Donald Trump weighed in on a criminal trial as the jury considered a verdict on Friday, calling the tax and bank fraud case against Paul Manafort "very sad" and lauding his former campaign chairman as a "very good person."<p>A federal …

Donald Trump

NYU Makes Medical School Tuition Free

In a surprise announcement today, the New York University School of Medicine said that it will pay the tuition of all its students regardless of merit or financial need, becoming the first major American medical school to do so. NYU made the announcement at its annual White Coat Ceremony, where new …

College & University

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

Read Barack Obama's poignant tribute to his friend Aretha Franklin

Former President Obama highlighted his special relationship with Aretha Franklin on Thursday following news of the legendary singer’s death.<p>The Queen of Soul, a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2005, performed at Obama’s first inauguration in 2009, singing a powerful rendition of …

Aretha Franklin

The Book of Kings: The book that defines Iranians

An epic poem written in the 11th Century helped save the Persian language, writes Joobin Bekhrad.<p>To say that, by and large, we Iranians are proud of our ancient culture and the Persian language – often to a fault – is to point out the obvious. In naming our children, we look back to our emperors …

Books

In the Bay Area's least expensive county, a median-price home costs $1.5 million less than in SF

At the close of the second quarter of 2018, median home prices in five Bay Area counties hit $1 million or more. What does it take to buy a home in these areas, and where in the Bay Area can buyers find something for half that price?<p>Compass Realty just released its second quarter report on the …

Real Estate

Hundreds Of Newspapers Denounce Trump's Attacks On Media In Coordinated Editorials

<b>Updated at 10:04 a.m. ET</b><p>More than 300 news publications across the country are joining together to defend the role of a free press and denounce President Trump's ongoing attacks on the news media in coordinated editorials publishing Thursday, according to a tally by The Boston Globe.<p>The project was …

Journalism

Bill Gates Noticed a Global Economy Trend That No One Is Paying Enough Attention To

Forty years ago, Bill Gates co-founded Microsoft and kick-started a new era where software and the internet overpower machines. Thanks to the …

Bill Gates

“White-Boxing” Is the Hot New Real Estate Strategy for Selling Your Home

For a long time, the popular strategy behind preparing a home to go on the market has been to put the home’s best foot forward. Any realtor would …

Real Estate

Dane Cook’s Creepy Romantic Relationship With a Teenager Raises Serious Red Flags

The 46-year-old comedian has been dating 19-year-old singer-songwriter Kelsi Taylor for over a year. And the two were “just friends” before they …

Relationships

What's your advice for someone deciding whether to apply to law school?

• Home<br>• Daily News<br>• What's your advice for someone deciding whether…<p>Question of the Week<p>Yale Law School. f11photo / Shutterstock.com<p>Should you go to law …

Corporate Law

An open letter to potential law students: Know the truth

With the recent news that some BigLaw starting salaries are rising to $190,000, it’s no wonder that law school continues to be a top destination for …

Business Development

New Zealand Bans Foreigners From Buying Existing Homes

New Zealand has lured Asian billionaires, Hollywood filmmakers, and tech entrepreneurs with a liberal immigration policy and light regulation of foreign property purchases. Now, as it tries to cool one of the world’s hottest housing markets, the country is banning foreigners from buying existing …

Real Estate

I'm a New Mom Carrying More Junk Than I Can Imagine, and These Bags Have Changed My Life

While I'm only six months into my lifelong career as a mother, I've gone through a number of different purse trends in my attempt to acclimate. I've resisted the diaper bag entirely and used just the storage underneath the stroller, ultimately paying the price big time when my daughter had a …

Clothing

Sarah Sanders apologizes for false claim about African-American jobs

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders issued a rare correction Tuesday night after falsely declaring that President Donald Trump has created three times as many jobs for African-American workers as former President Barack Obama did during his two terms in office.<p>"Correction from today's …

Donald Trump