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Why the white middle class is dying faster, explained in 6 charts

The complicated collapse of middle-aged white Americans.<p>In 2015, a blockbuster study came to a surprising conclusion: Middle-aged white Americans are dying younger for the first time in decades, despite positive life expectancy trends in other wealthy countries and other segments of the US …

Middle Age

5 Dutch Experiences you simply cannot miss in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a beautiful, almost chocolately, city full of waterways, history, and culture. Old and new come together to share the space as natural …

European Travel
Nation-Building

How to Decorate Your Home Like an Artist's Amsterdam Loft

You'll need to master "the art of simplicity and leaving things out."<p>“Amsterdam is like the rings of a tree: It gets older as you get closer to the …

Design

Erdogan should put brakes on himself

Ever since Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan survived the July 2016 coup attempt, he appears to have lost his sense of diplomacy, his statecraft …

Little to Celebrate in the Dutch Elections

Wilders wasn't crushed, and the anger he and his ilk are channeling hasn't gone away.<p>It says something about the state of European politics that the Dutch election results are widely seen as cause for celebration. Geert Wilders -- a far-right populist who makes Donald Trump look like a cautious …

Europe

What does 'nation' mean to people in the Netherlands?

Nationalism is on the rise in many places in the world, including the Netherlands. On the first trip for the series #NewNationalism, DW's Fanny …

Europe

3 Days in Amsterdam – The Best Winter Itinerary

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Tourist Guide to Amsterdam: What you need to know by a local

Amsterdam is a city to RELAX in. I’m not talking about the abundant coffeeshops, but about the <i>gezellig</i> (cozy) atmosphere that you’ll find in this …

European Travel

WATCH: Steph Curry, Russell Westbrook scrap as tempers boil over in Thunder-Warriors

It's not a real fight, but it looks like one<p>First up, I don’t mean to downgrade the drama here, but this isn’t a fight. Anyone that’s watched the NBA …

Basketball

Watermelon Recipes

Watermelons come in a wide array of sizes with flesh that can be red, pink, yellow, or orange. The popular "seedless" varieties contain a few white seeds that are small, soft, and edible. By weight, watermelons are 92 percent water--no wonder they're so refreshing!<p><b>In Season:</b> Melons need heat to …

THE SHOT: Robyn's Odyssey

In 1977, I was given the ultimate National Geographic assignment: track down a mysterious and stunningly beautiful young woman named Robyn Davidson who crossed 2000 miles of treacherous Australian outback alone with four camels and her dog Diggity. I photographed her five times during her nine …

In case the DAM is not in your Halloween plans, a few details about why it should be your first stop: costume contest at 8:30, Voodoo Doughnut Mile High, ghost stories, trick-or-treating, and a medium in the galleries and more. Details including how to partake in the costume contest: http://ow.ly/CPglh #UntitledDAM