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Taxpayers Cannot Afford More Subsidies For The Middle-Class

The progressive it-candidate of the moment, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, wants Medicare for all, tuition- and debt-free college and vocational-technical schools, and a host of other government-paid benefits. Fiscal conservatives complain that the deficit is already too large and there is no way to pay …

Middle-class

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

• <b>Drape the Fitted Sheet Over Your Hands</b>• <b><br>Fold the Fitted Sheet in Half and Tuck in the Corners</b>• <b><br>Fold the Fitted Sheet in Half Again</b>• <b><br>Lay the Folded Sheet on</b> …

Sewing

Republicans and Democrats increasingly really do occupy different worlds

<b>(CNN) —</b> In Philadelphia, the largest television market in Pennsylvania, the five most-watched cable shows among viewers with at least a four-year college degree include CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360," MSNBC's "Hardball" and reruns of the cosmopolitan situation comedy "Modern Family."<p>In Erie, the …

Urban Design

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn't Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn't make sense.<p>His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, …

Health Care

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

Income Inequality

Harvard fight could redirect 40 years of affirmative action

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Justice Department this week signaled it would pursue Asian-American students' complaints of bias in admissions at Harvard University, a move that could ultimately alter the future of affirmative action nationwide.<p>Four decades after a landmark US Supreme Court ruling, …

Ten tasty snacks under 200 calories, and four disappointing ones

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nearly all Americans snack at least once a day, most often to satisfy cravings, according to a recent snacking report. For some, frequent snacking may replace a typical meal or two.<p>Regardless of your health goals, what you choose to snack on matters, especially if you snack often. A healthy …

You can only claim to be fit if you pass these 7 tests, says hardcore gym instructor

You might be able to squat, lift your own body weight and execute a round of pushups without breaking a sweat but that doesn’t necessarily mean …

Exercise

What to do in New York beyond Manhattan | CNN Travel

2017 Jeep Grand Cherokee

It can tackle any terrain, but can it master our comprehensive testing regimen?<p>C/D Overall Rating:<p>The Jeep Grand Cherokee has been the favorite go-anywhere rig for outdoorsy folks and active families since 1992, and for good reason. Its image as an off-roader is backed up by actual ability, and if …

2017 Ford Explorer

Popular, but maybe not deservedly so.<p>C/D Overall Rating:<p>The Ford Explorer is a formidable three-row crossover—on paper. Unfortunately, subpar build quality, compromised interior packaging, and a thirsty standard V-6 engine fail to live up to the expectations set by its reputation, popularity, or …

Which state sends most taxes to DC? Hint: It's not a state

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Tax Day approaches, show some love for the good people who live in the nation's capital.<p>Washington, that swampy den of iniquity …

​4 Ways Young Guys Are Wrecking Their Joints—and How to Save Them Instead

​Because aching joints can hit at any age<p>Knee pain isn’t just a problem for old dudes: It can hit at any age, says Matthew Abdel, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon and associate professor at the Mayo Clinic.<p>And it’s happening more and more frequently. According to a study from the Boston University …

Pretty Woman With 'Worst Online Dating Profile Ever' Still Got Dates

How awful does a lady have to be in order to halt a man's advances online? That's what one woman wanted to find out when she created what she dubbed …