U.S. Virgin Islands

The internet has come up with Trump 2020 campaign slogans and it's glorious

The Internet is sharing suggestions for President Donald Trump’s potential election slogan in 2020, and they’re not flattering.<p>The hashtag, which was …

Elections

Travel Industry Is Urging Tourists to Return to the Caribbean After Storms

The travel industry is ramping up efforts to remind consumers that many Caribbean islands were unaffected by hurricanes and that their economies …

Tourism

Nearly half of the country thinks Donald Trump is handling hurricane season well.

A new poll from CNN shows that public opinion of President Donald Trump’s approach to hurricane recovery has drastically fallen — but still remains …

Virgin Islands

‘We have not forgotten you,’: Elizabeth Warren, activists hold rally for Puerto Rico

Touting a sign that read “Paper towels are not enough,” Jean Clark, a software developer from Silver Spring, Md., joined a few hundred others Wednesday on a march from the Capitol to the Federal Emergency Management Agency to protest what they say is an inadequate response by President Trump to …

Politics

Tidal X Was an Epic 6-Hour Musical Marathon I Wasn’t Fit Enough to Run

I’m out of shape. It’s a reality. I just recently started working back out again because stairs were looking like obstacles I could not surmount …

African-American News

Karen Pence: ‘All of us could benefit from art therapy’

WASHINGTON — Karen Pence, the vice president’s wife, said Wednesday that art therapy, a little-known mental health profession that she has championed …

Florida State University

Is racial bias driving Trump's neglect of Puerto Rico?

The morning after Hurricane Maria blasted through Puerto Rico, I emailed my aunt to ask if she was safe. That was Sept. 21. I heard back from her on …

Virgin Islands

New York Today: A Bull Runs Free in Brooklyn

<i>Good morning on this fresh Wednesday.</i><p>A brown bull put on a quite a show in Prospect Park yesterday.<p>The animal made his way through the streets of Brooklyn to the park around 11 a.m.<p>On his way there, he meandered through Park Slope, where Rosie Schaap, 46, a writer (and contributor to The Times) who …

New York City

Fly Delta update promises to make air travel easier with automatic check-ins [APK Download]

Air travel is not an enjoyable experience, at least for most people. Part of what makes flying so stressful is having to remember to check-in ahead …

Android News

Caribbean Cruise Ports Re-Open

Cruise ports in Caribbean destinations impacted by Hurricanes Irma and Maria are eyeing a quick return to full operations. Most of the ports are …

Caribbean

Post-Hurricane Update: Caribbean Destinations You Can (and Should) Still Visit

Beach at the Beaches Negril Resort & Spa/OysterThis year has already witnessed one of the most active hurricane seasons in the Caribbean. Category 5 …

Caribbean

Here's What Caribbean Ports Are Open Following the Hurricanes

The cruise industry is now encouraging travelers to visit the Caribbean<p>About a month after Hurricanes Irma and Maria made landfall in the Caribbean, …

Caribbean

Digest: Sunday's MU-KU basketball game is sold out

Sunday’s Mizzou-KU basketball game is sold out

Rick Pitino

Kansas-Missouri kicks off a slate of NCAA basketball exhibitions for charity

College basketball is coming together to help hurricane victims.<p>One of the 2017-18 college basketball season’s biggest matchups won’t be televised or streamed. In will belong solely to 18,000 fans in attendance at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. The proceeds, on the other hand, will go directly …

College Basketball

Puerto Rico Still Needs Our Help. Here’s What You Can Do

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is part of <i>The Nation</i>’s Take Action program, which we use to point our readers toward actions they can take on the issues …

Liberal View

America’s schools are essential public infrastructure

A recent report noting that the Trump administration is giving up on public-private partnerships as the centerpiece of its infrastructure proposals …

Education

Long Road Back To Paradise

After Hurricane Irma flooded houses, tore off roofs and knocked out electricity in early September, the Florida Keys officially reopened for tourism …

Jewish Culture

Craft beer group wants to buy AB InBev, but not really -- they just want to make a stink about it

The war between craft beer and Big Beer has been raging for the majority of 2017. This week, the former fired another missile.<p>On Monday, the Brewers …

Dallas

Kansas basketball: You need to be at Border War fundraiser

LAWRENCE, KS - FEBRUARY 25: Travis Releford<p>Kansas basketball fans look forward to the scrimmage of the year Sunday at Sprint Center. You need to be …

College Sports

Melania Trump records PSA calling for aid to hurricane victims

First lady Melania Trump recorded a public service announcement in conjunction with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) urging Americans …

Melania Trump

Where in the World Is Melania Trump?

Ah, it feels like yesterday that Trump apologized for Melania being unable to make a public appearance when she was standing right by his side. It was a very pure moment of absolute idiocy (possibly only overtaken by the President Trump's declaration that he had sat down with the president of the …

Melania Trump

PubforPR Auction Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Hurricane Relief

The #PubforPR auction, launched by members of the publishing industry last month in response to the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, has …

Virgin Islands

Tulane University Offers Tuition-Free Semester to Displaced Puerto Rican Students

Students in Puerto Rico can spend a semester in New Orleans.<p>Paying it forward.<p>[Hurricane Maria](https://www.teenvogue.com/story/hurricane-maria), which left nearly 90 percent of Puerto Rico without electricity and basic resources, was the most recent in a string of natural disasters to show …

College & University

Walgreens expanding tech office in Chicago, doubling employees to 600

Walgreens is expanding its Chicago technology office, adding space and doubling its employees to 600 through new hires and relocations from its Deerfield headquarters, the company announced Tuesday.<p>The office, located on two floors in the historic Sullivan Center at 36 S. Wabash Ave., will house …

Business

Submit Your Ideas to Help Communities Devastated by Hurricanes

The devastation left behind by hurricanes Irma and Maria is a problem that isn’t going to go away on its own. We think that makers can help. Not only can we make things in our homes, makerspaces, schools, and workshops, our community is full of extremely bright people. The maker mindset is a …

Virgin Islands

Cruises to St. Thomas to resume in November

Cruise ships will begin returning to St. Thomas on Nov. 10, less than two months after the island was devastated by hurricanes Irma and Maria.<p>The government of the U.S. Virgin Islands on Monday said Royal Caribbean's 3,114-passenger Adventure of the Seas would be the first cruise vessel to visit …

Cruise Ships

Donald Trump and our crisis of loneliness

Scott Gilmore: Surveys reveal that people are living increasingly isolated existences, and it may help explain the rise of far-right politics<p>One …

Donald Trump

Democrats Seek Tax Relief for Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands

A woman with her two children walk past debris left by Hurricane Irma in Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, Sunday, Sept. 10, 2017. …

Caribbean

PASA Adopts Swim Team In Hurricane-Torn Puerto Rico

I am writing to all of you because I wanted to share with all of you a couple great news and heart warming stories.<p>As you know I’ve been looking for …

US Virgin Islands

Fact Checking Trump's Claims About the 'Largest Tax Cuts in the History of This Country'

President Donald Trump presented a distorted picture of his tax plan this past week and claimed he was trying to keep the Obama health law’s …

Bob Corker