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Laurene Powell Jobs is investing in media, education, sports and more. What does she want? - The Washington Post

Laurene Powell Jobs — like the inventors and disrupters who were all around her — was thinking big. It was 2004, and she was an East Coast transplant — sprung from a cage in West Milford, N.J., as her musical idol Bruce Springsteen might put it — acclimating to the audacious sense of possibility …

Silicon Valley

Anthony Bourdain Put These Restaurants on the Map

Anthony Bourdain always aimed high. Episodes of <i>A Cook’s Tour</i>, <i>No Reservations</i>, <i>The Layover</i>, and especially CNN’s <i>Parts Unknown</i>, were cinematic, …

Parts Unknown

Facebook is making its biggest executive shuffle in company history

WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook’s core app are getting new leaders as part of a massive executive reorg.<p>Facebook instituted its biggest executive shakeup in its 15-year history this week, appointing new leaders for WhatsApp, Messenger and Facebook’s core app while giving other longtime Facebook …

How Vogue Got Modern

Anna Wintour has shaped fashion’s most important magazine for the past 30 years — and it’s shaped us.<p>The Met Gala is the one night each year when the fashion industry lives up to its potential, when Rihanna sweeps up the steps of the Metropolitan Museum of Art in a fox fur–trimmed robe the color of …

Anna Wintour

New York's Homeless Girl Scout Troop Plans for the Future

It's winter, and dozens of bundled middle schoolers in t-shirts and taupe vests funnel into a conference room in downtown New York. The weather outside is grim, but the mood in here is ebullient, an explosion of colors and sounds.<p>In one corner, markers, magazines, and construction paper have been …

1968: Nashville, civil rights and the 'destiny of dissent'

Jessica Bliss | USA TODAY NETWORK – Tennessee<p>When Robert F. Kennedy's plane touched down at Nashville's Municipal Airport, a 30-foot banner stretched across the lobby entrance.<p>It read, "Suddenly there's hope for America."<p>The crush of the wall-to-wall crowd who had come to get a glimpse of Kennedy …

‘My Dearest Fidel’: An ABC Journalist’s Secret Liaison With Fidel Castro

The untold story of how Lisa Howard’s intimate diplomacy with Cuba’s revolutionary leader changed the course of the Cold War.<p><b>Lisa Howard had been waiting for more than two</b> hours in a suite of the Hotel Riviera, enough time to bathe, dress and apply makeup, then take it all off to get ready for bed …

Cuba

The culture of bailing: why we love cancelling plans

We’ve all been there. On Monday morning, organising drinks with a friend on Thursday seems like a great idea, then by the time Thursday afternoon rolls round, you want nothing more to head home and watch an episode of <i>Queer Eye</i>. Before you know it, you’ve sent a quick WhatsApp message to say you’ve …

‘I made Steve Bannon’s psychological warfare tool’: meet the data war whistleblower

For more than a year we’ve been investigating Cambridge Analytica and its links to the Brexit Leave campaign in the UK and Team Trump in the US presidential election. Now, 28-year-old Christopher Wylie goes on the record to discuss his role in hijacking the profiles of millions of Facebook users in …

Steve Bannon

Introverts are Natural Disruptors—Here’s Why | Heleo

“Introverts are uniquely suited to disruption because they’re comfortable playing where other people aren’t.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>The creative power</i> …

Personality

12 Travel Hacks That Will Make Your Trip So Much Easier, According To Digital Nomads

It would be a huge understatement to say I was not the most savvy traveler when I first became a digital nomad. A savvy traveler, after all, would …

Where is Trump’s Cabinet? It’s anybody’s guess.

Agency heads are carrying out the Trump administration's agenda largely in secret, in many cases shielding their schedules from public view.<p>The Cabinet members carrying out President Donald Trump’s orders to shake up the federal government are doing so under an unusual layer of secrecy — often …

Calendars

See Rare Photographs Of Prince Before He Was Prince, and Just 19 Years Old

It's been 40 years since the photographer Robert Whitman heard an early demo of Prince's song "Soft and Wet," and became so taken with the musicians that he agreed to photograph him for a couple of Minneapolis music managers—even though at that point Prince Rogers Nelson, as he was then known, was …

This is what the hours after being deported look like

Less than 48 hours ago, Luz María was removed from the US after 25 years. She’s now in Tijuana, the bustling border city that has become the land of the deported<p>Luz María Hernández gazes blankly across the shaded courtyard, clutching a cellphone in one hand and a sodden handkerchief in the other. …

50 state road trip: Affordable bed and breakfasts in each state

Looking to get away for a romantic Valentine's Day? GoBankingRates.com has put together a list of affordable bed and breakfasts in each state, so no matter where you're looking to travel, you'll have a cozy room waiting for you. Looking for more cost-cutting ideas? They've also put together a list …