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Crews working to clean up oil spill near Houston Ship Channel

Crews are working to clean up an oil spill near Tabbs Bay, not far from the Fred Hartman Bridge.

Trump rescinds Obama policy protecting oceans

President TrumpDonald John TrumpEric Trump: Entire family has received 'white powder' in the mail Manafort bookkeeper: He approved ‘every penny’ on …

Donald Trump

Meet Domee Shi, the director of Pixar short film BAO

If you were one of the millions of cinema-goers who contributed to the $183 million opening weekend for Pixar’s INCREDIBLES 2, then you definitely …

At least 3 "tender age" shelters set up for child migrants

The Trump administration has set up at least three "tender age" shelters to detain babies and other young children who have been forcibly separated from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, The Associated Press has learned.<p>Doctors and lawyers who have visited the shelters in South Texas' Rio …

Immigration

In America, Naturalized Citizens No Longer Have an Assumption of Permanence

Last week, it emerged that the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Service (U.S.C.I.S.) had formed a task force in order to identify people who lied on their citizenship applications and to denaturalize them. Amid the overwhelming flow of reports of families being separated at the border and children …

Immigration

How hiding depression and mental illness from family can be deadly - Vox

The silent shame of having a mental illness in a Chinese family.<p>“Don’t you dare go back to that doctor,” my mother growled into the phone. “He’ll put ‘bipolar’ on your record and then you’ll never be able to get a job.”<p>I nodded into the receiver. “Okay.”<p>I never went back. Seven years later, I woke …

Leaked Chat Transcripts: New York Times Employees Are Pissed About Bari Weiss

According to one employee, diversity efforts at the publication “are nothing but lip service.”<p>In 2016, James Bennet left his esteemed job at The Atlantic to run the editorial pages for The New York Times. His op-ed page became a sped-up version of his Atlantic, and the essential nihilism of either …

Journalism

Andrea Nguyen's Vegan "Chicken" Phở Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Nguyen has thoughtfully recreated the characteristics that make other pho broths swirl with that delicate teeter-totter of comfort and sweet spice. But that doesn’t make it fragile. You could take these techniques and apply them to other vegetable broths, particularly the nutritional …

Slow Cooker Vietnamese Chicken Pho Recipe (Pho Ga)

In this Slow Cooker Chicken Pho recipe, you’ll learn:• The best types of chicken bones to use for slow cooker<br>• Trick to juicy, tender chicken meat for …

Slow Cookers

Linda Sayavongchanh Hired as Women's Basketball Assistant Coach

Glen Sisk<p><b>OMAHA, Neb.</b> - Creighton University head women's basketball coach<p>Jim Flaneryannounced the hiring ofLinda Sayavongchanhas a Bluejays assistant …

Hall of Fame

TCEQ toxicologist, Who Has Questioned Ozone Risks, Appointed to EPA Advisory Board

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday it had appointed Michael Honeycutt, the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s chief …

EPA cuts could risk a public health emergency

<b>(CNN) —</b> With time running out for Congress to reach an agreement on the budget, lawmakers are advancing a quiet but crippling assault on the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which has already suffered years of hollowing out from budget cuts. At stake is the EPA's fundamental ability to carry …

Pesticides

U.S. News | Latest National News, Videos & Photos - ABC News - ABC News

Hundreds of demonstrators and counter protestors filled the streets of Portland<p>Officer retires after years of dedicated service<p>Smith College employee …

Black Students

18 Behaviors of Emotionally Intelligent People

When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs …

How I found my life's passion by asking myself these ridiculous questions.

One day, when my brother was 18, he waltzed into the living room and proudly announced to my mother and me that one day he was going to be a …

Self-improvement

The 7 Most Effective Exercises to Get Rid of a Double Chin

Eating right and being physically active are a few examples of good habits that can help your body stay fit and young. But this is also true for our …

Muscle

This Women’s Clothing Brand Is Made For Professional Women Who Hate To Shop

MM.LaFleur has found success selling workwear to busy women who want to look great but defy stereotypes about fashion.<p>“I’m so sick of the stereotype that all women are shopping-obsessed,” Sarah LaFleur, the 32-year-old cofounder of the workwear brand MM.LaFleur, tells <i>Fast Company</i>.<p>After college, …

6 Brutal Truths That Will Make You A Better Person

The world can sometimes be a brutal and cold place. Although we think it’s also a matter of perspective, thing can seem pretty rough in your life at …

Attention, Screenwriters: Oscar-Winning Pixar Team is Offering Free Online Storytelling Courses

Best of all: This six-part online storytelling course is absolutely free.<p>Ever want to learn a few storytelling tricks from some Oscar-winning …

Animation

Depression may be our brain's way of telling us to stop and solve a problem

At any given time, about 5% of Americans are reporting symptoms of moderate or severe depression. Major depressive disorder is so common that it's estimated one in six Americans will have it at some point in their lives.<p>The prevalence of depression presents economic problems as well — it's one of …

Depression

Richard Rorty’s prescient warnings for the American left

This liberal philosopher predicted Trump’s rise in 1998 — and he has another warning for the left.<p>A prescient passage from a forgotten book made the rounds after Donald Trump’s election. It was plucked from a 1998 book titled <i>Achieving our Country</i>. The author is Richard Rorty, a liberal philosopher …

Political Science

The Not-So-Secret War: Revisiting American Intervention in Laos

<b>A GREAT PLACE TO HAVE A WAR</b><b><br>America in Laos and the Birth of a Military CIA</b><br>By Joshua Kurlantzick<br>323 pp. Simon & Schuster. $28.<p>Speaking last September in Vientiane, the capital of Laos, Barack Obama mentioned a staggering fact: that the United States had between 1963 and 1974 dropped two million tons …

11 signs you lack emotional intelligence

<b>Related: 10 Habits That Will Dramatically Improve Your Life</b><p>Decades of research now point to emotional intelligence as being the critical factor that sets star performers apart from the rest of the pack. The connection is so strong that 90% of top performers have high emotional …

Emotional Intelligence

Thanks, Laos!

When people hear "Syrian war refugees," they may think of a generous America providing for them. They'll move to the US and it's happily-ever-after, …

Iowa

A Mindful Eating Meditation to Manage Food Cravings

This meditation will help you learn to handle food cravings with greater awareness and intention.<p>Mindful eating is a practice that allows us to tune …

Mindfulness

New Arkansas Law Lets Men Block Wives' Abortions

Even in cases of spousal rape.<p>WASHINGTON― A new law in Arkansas bans most second trimester abortions and allows a woman’s husband to sue the doctor for civil damages or “injunctive relief,” which would block the woman from having the procedure.<p>The “Unborn Child Protection From Dismemberment …

Iowa lawmakers may not be paying enough for health insurance

An analysis by The Des Moines Register shows more than two-thirds of Iowa legislators are paying hundreds of dollars less a month than appropriate …

Health Care

Trapped: Abuse and Neglect in Private Care from Reveal

Listen to Reveal episodes free, on demand. Deep in the backroads of central Florida, hidden between trees dripping with Spanish moss, sits the campus …

Trump's Muslim ban is a dangerous distraction | Muslim Ban

On January 27, US President Donald Trump signed an executive order to make good on his promised Muslim Ban. One of the primary provisions of the order is a ban on visas to the US to nationals from seven countries: Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, which are all Muslim-majority …

The EPA, which protects Americans from poison and pollution, has been frozen under Trump

That's according to reports from ProPublica and The Huffington Post as well as information passed anonymously from EPA staff to Business Insider.<p>Business Insider reached out to the EPA to confirm the reports, as well as a report that President Donald Trump has barred the EPA from funding its own …

Pesticides