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The Virginia GOP wants to get this creationist elected to Congress

Cynthia Dunbar wants a "biblical litmus test" for politicians, and has called for making the judicial branch "subordinate" to Congress.<p>A few years …

Thomas Jefferson

This Mysterious Long-Lost Film of the Brooklyn Bridge Wasn't Seen for a Century

When the Brooklyn Bridge opened on May 24, 1883, its towers were the tallest structure in the country, and it was considered an engineering marvel of …

Brooklyn Bridge

Jared Kushner’s Qatari miracle

The Kushners said they wouldn't take the money. They took the money.<p>Jared Kushner and his family business have a big problem.<p>In 2007, then …

Real Estate

Lawyer who repped Equifax will run office that investigates Equifax

Trump's brazen coup against regulations and consumer protections just reached the Federal Trade Commission.<p>Giant companies facing federal scrutiny …

Conflicts of Interest

Big Pharma Gets a Big Win From Trump

The president campaigned on stinging criticisms of the pharmaceutical industry and promises to use Medicare to lower drug prices. But none of that materialized in his drug-pricing speech this week.<p>During the 2016 presidential campaign, one candidate famously claimed that drug companies were …

Pharma

Trump’s GOP ‘warriors’ lead charge against Mueller

Trump has hailed a quartet of aggressive House Republicans who Democrats say are trying to 'sabotage' the Russia probe.<p>They have demanded thousands of documents central to special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. They threaten to impeach Mueller's boss, who in turn accuses them of …

Donald Trump

The secret to overcoming anxiety

Is it more simple than we 'think'?<p><i>by</i><p>, Business Development at PwC, Corporate Wellbeing Advocate & Author of 'No-mind'<p>Over 40 million Americans and …

Mindfulness

Check for ticks every day, health district advises

Tick-borne illnesses spike in the summer months in Connecticut, with most the highest number of cases of Lyme disease reported in June, July and …

Disease

A fresh crop of new music to tickle your ears

Audiophile

The Trump administration’s new plan to punish legal immigrants

THE TRUMP administration’s crusade against illegal immigration tends to grab the headlines, but it obscures the equally concerted attack on the legal variety — including authorized immigrants with valid documents, many of them with U.S. citizen spouses and children, who lead settled, productive …

Immigration

Revealed: Trump team hired spy firm for ‘dirty ops’ on Iran arms deal

Aides to Donald Trump, the US president, hired an Israeli private intelligence agency to orchestrate a “dirty ops” campaign against key individuals from the Obama administration who helped negotiate the Iran nuclear deal, the <i>Observer</i> can reveal.<p>People in the Trump camp contacted private …

Donald Trump

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries are not only delicious snack but they are also very healthy fruit too. Whether you eat them raw, squeezed in your juice, added to your …

Gardening

​The Workout That’s Just As Effective As Physical Therapy For Back Pain

​You might be able to shelve your meds afterwards<p>A barking back can do more than derail your gym plans—it can make even everyday activities feel insurmountable. But popping pills for back pain can do more harm than good, as we reported. So what can you do to feel better?<p>You might want to …

Mick Mulvaney's Comments to Bankers Reveal Pay-to-Play - The Atlantic

The problem isn’t that Mick Mulvaney wasn’t being honest. It’s that he was a little too honest.<p>Speaking to the American Bankers Association at a conference in Washington on Tuesday, Mulvaney, who is head of the Office of Management and Budget and interim director of the Consumer Financial …

Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

Doctor denies treatment to 6-day-old baby after praying about her LGBTQ parents -- and it's completely legal

A couple’s newborn baby faced discrimination because of their sexual orientation. The discrimination is 100 percent legal.<p>Michigan residents, Jami …

LGBTQI

BOSU Ball Total Body Workout in 17 Challenging Moves

This BOSU Ball workout strengthens the entire body and includes cardio moves to raise your heart rate:<p>Complete all the exercises, one after the other …

The 3 Vitamins that Prevent Brain Loss, According To Doctors

One in five people older than 70 suffers from cognitive impairment, and it will progress to dementia and death in half of these people in five years. …

14 Houseplants That Can Survive in Even the Darkest Corner

These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.<p>These low-light varieties won't want anything to do with your already crowded windowsill.

Ever Have Chickenpox? Then You're at Risk for Shingles

When you were a kid, did you scratch your way through a case of chickenpox? If so, you met the virus that causes shingles.<p>Cleveland Clinic is a …

Why Jimi Hendrix's posthumous music catalogue succeeds where so many others have failed miserably

Nearly 50 years after his death, the family and friends of the legendary Jimi Hendrix remain committed to keeping his memory alive.<p>The Strokes’ Julian Casablancas caused a minor stir recently when he claimed – more than once – that Jimi Hendrix “didn’t have hits” during his lifetime.<p>Of course, …

Guitar

Clark’s take on trade wars and tariffs

Team Clark is adamant that we will never write content influenced by or paid for by an advertiser. To support our work, we do make money from some …

The Diet That Might Cure Depression

Several studies show that healthy eating is connected with better mood.<p>At the turn of the 20th century, prominent physicians who were trying to understand where mental illness comes from seized on a new theory: autointoxication. Intestinal microbes, these doctors suggested, are actually dangerous …

Holistic Medicine

Best iPad apps for new users

Did you just get your first iPad? Looking for the top apps to download next? Here they are!You just got your brand new iPad. You've set it up. You …

Apps

This 39-Year-Old Saves 75% of Every Paycheck and Is Almost Ready to Retire. Here’s How She Does It

'The numbers don't lie.'<p>Just five years ago, Bianca DiValerio was struggling through a divorce and the last of three short sales that nearly wiped …

Stop Trashing Your Scraps: 16 Produce Items to Re-Grow at Home

Shares 651<p>Stop throwing away your vegetable scraps! Did you know there are 16 different types of produce items that you can re-grow at home?<p>Regrowing …

6 Common Indoor Plants That Are Highly Toxic

Shares 34<p>An indoor plant can really bring a room together with a dash of color and, well, life.<p>But which plant is right for you? It can be hard to …

Best Air Purifiers for Home and the Office

With spring just around the corner, many people with allergies are dreading for all the grass, flowers, dust, and pollen that the season brings with …

Sleep++ 3 for Apple Watch adds automatic sleep tracking, morning sleep summary, more

Apple’s Health app supports sleep tracking data on the iPhone, but populating the category with useful data can be a challenge.<p>You can capture some data using the Bedtime feature in the Clock app, but dedicated sleep trackers can be more reliable and offer more robust data and Apple hasn’t offered …

LGBTQ people need to be condemned just like ISIS, Christian university president argues

"Why do we 'normalize' one sinful predisposition but condemn another?"<p>Everett Piper, the president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University with a national …

iTunes Sucks: These 7 Cleanup Tips Make It Bearable Again

Back in the 2000s, iTunes was the premier app for playing and managing your music. It was lightweight, fast, and offered a range of features that …