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As Trump moves to privatize America's national parks, visitor costs may rise

Some are concerned that the proposed privatization of some public park services would drive up costs for visitors and fail to raise enough for repairs<p>America’s national parks need a staggering $11.5bn worth of overdue road and infrastructure repairs. But with the proposed National Park Service …

National Parks

Foreign investment in US infrastructure would likely significantly increase under Trump's plan

President Trump has spent the whole week talking about his infrastructure plan. Lots of countries build their roads and bridges with money from overseas — including Australia, Canada and many countries in Europe.<p>It’s been less common in the U.S., though Saudi Arabia recently pledged $20 billion for …

United States

10 Celebrities Who've Quit Botox and Fillers Throughout the Years

After much speculation through the years — after all, Courteney Cox has spent the past two decades in front of television cameras — the actress has finally confessed to using Botox and fillers on her face. Yet, as reported in the latest issue of <i>New Beauty Magazine</i>, she admits she knows that she …

Skin Care

Not-so-new Canadian: How welcoming is N.L. for immigrants?

On a mid-April Sunday, 18 years ago, I looked down upon St. John's from Signal Hill and wondered to myself, "What have I done?"<p>The snow covering was …

Newfoundland and Labrador

Hickstead crowds say fond farewell to one-eyed wonder horse

Trevor Breen’s 2014 Hickstead Derby winner <b>Adventure De Kannan</b> was retired from the sport in a poignant ceremony at the West Sussex venue this …

English Riding

States get ready for the self-driving car revolution

A USA TODAY Network survey of nearly a dozen states hoping to lead the way in autonomous vehicles reveals varying degrees of readiness across the nation<p>Self-driving vehicles are synonymous with sophisticated sensors producing terabytes of data being analyzed by powerful computers. But it seems the …

Transportation

Restaurant owners offer free meals in Montreal, no catch

<b>Montreal (CNN) —</b> A free meal and a friendly smile aren't easy to come by.<p>But a pair of Muslim immigrants changed that for some in Montreal with a sign in their restaurant window.<p>Motivated by their own experiences with hunger in Iraq and Iran, they offer a free meal to anyone in their adopted …

Out of High School, Into Real Life

The high school gym swirled with blue-and-white graduation gowns and glittering dreams. Some seniors had won university scholarships. Others were …

Education

Pride Celebrates Being Seen—But What If Body Dysmorphia Makes You Want to Hide?

Leather and mesh. Pride season always drags these materials from the depths of my otherwise bland closet. I’m not so unlike other people in that way. …

LGBTQ

Locals confused and angry over tower evacuations in Camden

<b>It would seem like a typical Saturday morning with children jumping on climbing frames outside Swiss Cottage leisure centre in north London.</b><p>But every so often, a family walks by carrying bags and suitcases, not quite sure where they will be living in the next few weeks.<p>Urged to evacuate the nearby …

North Kensington

Why It Matters: 24hr Free Cancellation on AA Award Tickets - Live and Let's Fly

American Airlines now lets you refund your award ticket up to 24 hours after purchase, as long as travel is more than two days away.<p>Both United and …

Airlines

‘Christ Bikes’ get the Pastafarian treatment around Melbourne

If you live in Melbourne you’ve probably seen them: old, unrideable bikes with a religious message emblazoned on their side.They litter the CBD, …

The Root Is Going to the BET Awards Even Though 1 of Us Can’t Pick Migos Out of a Crowd

That one is me. I used to be so good at faces, until suddenly I met so many faces, they all started to just blur together.<p>Did I see Erika Alexander …

Music

Activists, community groups test for lead

Erica Tunnell’s tidy row home in the Overbrook section of the city was swarmed Saturday by environmental activists, students and public health …

Philadelphia

Rise Against's 'Wolves' Triples Up Atop Rock Album Charts

Rise Against's <i>Wolves</i> howls onto <i>Billboard</i>'s Top Rock Albums, Alternative Albums and Hard Rock Albums charts (dated July 1) at No. 1 with 29,000 …

Music

Protester: Mitch McConnell Thinks Disabled Americans Are 'Better Off Dead'

Police arrested 43 people with disabilities at McConnell's office yesterday. Here are some of their stories.<p>The blood on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s hands may be metaphorical, but the blood spilled on the marble floor outside his office on Thursday morning was very, very real.<p>The …

Mitch McConnell

TalkTalk CEO Tristia Harrison: I don't want to be known as a 'woman in tech'

I’ve never quite understood the perception that technology is not a sector that appeals to women.<p>It’s strange.<p>For me, technology and everything it represents is exciting and dynamic - a real enabler for tangible improvements in everything from communications to shopping and entertainment, …

Women's News

Surprise, Surprise: How to Squeeze the Trigger

Ranting and Ravings from Phil Bourjaily and David E. Petzal<p>Don’t believe everything you’ve heard about how to pull a trigger<p>Let’s start this one off …

Hunting

How millenials living with their parents has become the norm in Southern California

Xitlali Tapia and Ivan Perez got engaged in January and set a wedding date for Nov. 25.<p>After that, they’ll move in with a pair of unexpected …

Millennials

Should you call wedding off over fiance's 'controlling mommy?'

Dear Dave,<p>My fiancé told me the other day he’s going to buy a failing restaurant with his mom, sister, and a family friend. None of them have any food service or business experience, and he has never said anything about wanting to own a restaurant. When I questioned him about it, he said it was his …

Preacher's Joe Gilgun: 'I don’t want to be a sexy vampire'

The This is England actor is back as the alcoholic vampire Cassidy in the second series of Seth Rogen’s comic-book adaptation. He explains how not all TV executives are bad – and why he nearly turned the role down<p><b>Hey Joe, how are you?</b><p>I’m hungover, man.<p><b>Oh dear. How come?</b><p>We had the premiere for the …

TV

Sam Taylor-Johnson: 'Every door that was slammed in my face, I've kicked down'

Fifty Shades of Grey earned half a billion dollars, but fights with the writer meant Taylor-Johnson paid a high personal price. Now she just wants to direct something so good people will forget she ever made it<p>Sam Taylor-Johnson perches in a sun-dappled corner of a Los Angeles hotel terrace and …

Movies

Designing for Women Veterans: #SheServed Project

As part of SVA Products of Design's partnership with the US Department of Veterans Affairs (and held through the Design Research and Integration …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

Jamie Foxx Gets Upset Over the 'Friends' Theme on 'Beat Shazam' (Exclusive Video)

If there’s one thing Jamie Foxx doesn’t have time for, it’s people with limited knowledge of the “Friends” theme song.<p>Indeed, the “Ray” star isn’t …

Hollywood

What it’s like to have a phobia of semen

<b>My first experience of semen wasn’t especially traumatic.</b><p>People are massively taking the p*ss out of this £140 'vagina shouldered' top<p>I was 14 or 15 …

Sam Elliot Abides: ‘The Hero’ Star on Finding the Role of His Career at Age 72

Sam Elliott has made a pretty good living off that voice of his, lending his sturdy baritone to long, poetic monologues hailing the virtues of The …

Coen Brothers

Not Your Man: Clash Meets Marika Hackman

Talking inspiration points, studio work, and relationships with the prodigal artist...Taking a quantum leap with her sophomore, ‘I’m Not Your Man’,</b> …

6 Women Get Real About Why They Don’t Want Fairy-Tale Weddings

The beauty of living in Canada in 2017 is that there's more than one way to get married.For some women, that can mean the big white gown, the …

Weddings

Mile 737.6 - Mile 861.8

Mile 750.6<p>Today the trail went along Blueridge Parkway. It was neat to pop out of the trail, cross the road, and see a paved lookout.I ended up …

It was Zuma v Maimane, but the don escaped again

It had the potential to be the most explosive question session Zuma has faced to date, but the 'teflon don' proved yet again he will not be beaten …

News (South Africa)