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Trump's lasting damage to the environment

A new report concludes that the damage already done by the Trump administration to the environment, and the US agency that regulates it, will result …

Trump Administration

If You Paint Your Front Door This Color, Your House Could Sell for $6,000 More

Thinking about starting—or finishing—some projects around the home this summer? Good call: It’s always a good idea to make some updates to increase …

Real Estate

Ivanka Trump gets destroyed after she thanked Daddy T for fixing the immigration crisis he created

She speaks, finally!<p>After remaining silent for days during the raging debate over the separation of migrant children from their families at the …

Donald Trump

Protesters shout 'shame' at Kirstjen Nielsen as she dines at Mexican restaurant

<b>(CNN) —</b> With chants of "shame" and "end family separation," protesters shouted at Department of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen as she dined at a Mexican restaurant in Washington, DC.<p>Protesters from the Metro DC Democratic Socialists of America came into MXDC Cocina Mexicana, a popular …

Donald Trump

Plant Expert Explains How Flesh-Burning Giant Hogweed Is Invading America

"It's started to spread more aggressively.'<p>About a century ago, New England garden enthusiasts adopted the British trend of cultivating a towering, …

New York State

Flooding from sea level rise threatens over 300,000 US coastal homes – study

Unfortunately, many coastal communities will face declining property values as risk perceptions catch up with reality<p>Sea level rise driven by climate change is set to pose an existential crisis to many US coastal communities, with new research finding that as many as 311,000 homes face being …

Climate Change

At a meeting about brown water pouring from taps, congresswoman says people were paid to speak out in favor of water district

At a town hall Monday, Congresswoman Nanette Diaz Barragán alleged that people were paid to pose as residents to speak out in support of an embattled water district, marking a strange twist in the ongoing controversy over discolored water pouring out of taps in Compton and Willowbrook.<p>The Sativa …

George Washington

Artists Who Lose Their Vision, Then See Clearly

Pablo Picasso probably wasn’t thinking about macular degeneration when he remarked: “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist as we grow up.”<p>But the statement has more than a grain of truth in it for Serge Hollerbach, 94, a Russian-born artist in Manhattan. Mr. Hollerbach …

Coney Island

NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn't happen this week

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue headlines of the week. None of these stories is legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked these out. Here are the real facts:<p>NOT REAL: Head of Democratic Party hit with federal charges — …

Social Media

Why many Americans aren't benefiting from robust US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — "The economy," Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell declared this week, "is doing very well."<p>And it is. Steady hiring has shrunk unemployment to 3.8 percent — the lowest since the 1960's. Consumers are spending. Taxes are down. Inflation is tame. Factories are busy. Demand for …

Income Inequality

Gunfire erupts at New Jersey arts festival; 22 wounded

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Gunmen opened fire at an all-night arts and music festival early Sunday morning, sending people running over each other in the scramble to safety, authorities said. One suspect was killed and 22 people, including two suspects, were injured.<p>Of 17 people treated for gunshot …

New Jersey

New Mr. Rogers Documentary is Out and It’s Incredibly Sweet How It’s Making Adults Feel

There are few things in this world that everyone can agree on – some folks might have different opinions about the new Marvel movies, while others …

Fred Rogers

Teens in Netherlands regularly top life satisfaction tables, with schooling playing a big role<p>In a biology class at a secondary school near Rotterdam, Gerrit the skeleton is not the only one with a permanent grin.<p>The Groen van Prinstererlyceum, which first trialled happiness lessons a decade ago, …

Mental Health

Amazon supplier in China ‘will tackle illegal work practices’

Amazon and its Chinese supplier Foxconn have moved swiftly to tackle illegal working conditions exposed in an investigation by the <i>Observer</i> and rights group China Labor Watch.<p>Temporary workers hired without basic rights such as sick pay and holiday pay have been offered staff contracts, and managers …

Foxconn

Amy Poehler Is as Displeased With 2018 as You Are, Judging by These Interview Answers

Listen, 2018 has maybe not been the best year on the books—and as long as the news cycle continues, comedy queen Amy Poehler is letting the world know she doesn't have time for light Q&As. The <i>Parks and Recreation</i> creator was recently named one of the most powerful people in comedy by <i>The Hollywood</i> …

Comedy

After touring site, Scotland’s first minister, Nicola Sturgeon, says building is ‘just a shell’<p>Fears were mounting last night that the Glasgow School of Art will be beyond repair after a devastating fire ripped through the Mackintosh building for a second time in four years.<p>Initial inspections …

Glasgow School

Harry rotters: Warner Bros cracks down on Potter fan festivals in US

Warner Bros is cracking down on local Harry Potter fan festivals around the US, saying it is necessary to halt unauthorized commercial activity. Fans liken the move to Dementors sucking the joy out of homegrown fun. Festival directors say they will change the events into generic celebrations of …

Festivals

Video of Border Patrol Vehicle Running Man Over Sparks Investigation

U.S. Border Patrol officials in Arizona have opened an investigation after video surfaced showing a Border Patrol SUV running over a man on a Native …

Border Patrol

The Next Plague Is Coming. Is America Ready?

The epidemics of the early 21st century revealed a world unprepared, even as the risks continue to multiply. Much worse is coming.<p>Image above: Workers at the University of Nebraska Medical Center's biocontainment unit practicing safe procedure on a mannequin<p>At 6 o’clock in the morning, shortly …

Disease

The Stunning Artworks of “Needle Man”, the World’s Only Sewing Machine Painter

Arun Kumar Bajaj has a very unusual skill – he can paint with a sewing machine. Technically, it’s embroidering, not painting, but his artworks are so …

Sewing

I Haven't Emptied My Garbage in Over a Year

Avoiding packaged food has improved life more than anything. My diet tastes better, costs less, and is more convenient, healthy, and social than ever.<p>My diet is more <b>delicious</b> than ever.<p>It <b>costs less</b>.<p>I spend <b>less time</b> preparing and cleaning.<p>I <b>eat more</b> while <b>losing unwanted fat</b>, effortlessly.<p>I'm <b>more</b> …

Sustainability

Cocaine, the captain & the frozen mummies: Paolo Guerrero's World Cup journey

BBC coverage<p><b>Back in 1999, on the mountainous border between Chile and Argentina, the frozen bodies of three Inca children were discovered on top of a volcano.</b><p>Perfectly preserved amid freezing conditions 6,000 metres in the sky, they had lain undisturbed since they were sacrificed around five …

South America

McDonald's to ditch plastic straws

<b>McDonald's will replace plastic straws with paper ones in all its UK and Ireland restaurants, starting from September.</b><p>The fast food giant is the latest company to opt out of the single-use plastic, which can take hundreds of years to decompose if not recycled.<p>The restaurant chain uses 1.8 million …

Pollution

The eight most criminally awful things about John Travolta's Gotti

In the unimaginable event that you haven’t had the date circled on your calendar for months, Friday marks the US release of Gotti. An authorised John Gotti biopic, eight years in the making, starring John Travolta as the late mob boss, the film has weathered more bust-ups than many a low-rent …

Film Festivals

Anti-fascist defendants in Berkeley case say police behavior shows ‘a pretty clear statement of choosing sides’<p>A pro-Trump demonstrator who admitted hitting protesters at a far-right rally received help and support from California police, who worked with him to prosecute leftwing activists, records …

Rights & Freedoms

2020 Audi R8 Spied: Styling Changes Are Just Part of the Story

Visual tweaks and a new engine are coming to the R8.<p><b>What It Is:</b> A revised Audi R8, designed to boost interest in the mid-engined supercar as it heads into its twilight years. As made evident by the placements of the camouflage, the biggest visual adjustments are to the front and rear clips, as well …

Audi

School Board Member Blames Her Racist Facebook Posts on Michelle Obama, NFL Protesters

After being called out for a collection of racist social media posts echoing the sentiments of noted Twitter political pundit Roseanne Barr, a board …

Social Media

As violent street protests between the far right and anti-fascists become standard fare, rightwingers see the press as a threat – and aren’t shy to act on it<p>The truth business is becoming more dangerous for many American journalists.<p>Two Sundays ago, the Portland Mercury reporter Kelly Kenoyer, 24, …

Journalism

Press secretary rejects criticism of Jeff Sessions citing Romans 13 to justify policy and says ‘it is very biblical to enforce the law’<p>Sarah Sanders, the White House press secretary, invoked the Bible to defend the Trump administration’s immigration policy of separating mothers from their …

Immigration

Suit brought by Barbara Underwood says Trump Foundation is ‘little more than an empty shell’ and seeks $2.8m in restitution<p>The attorney general of New York state sued the Donald J Trump charitable foundation, President Trump and three of his children on Thursday for violating state charity laws, …

New York State