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Sept. 20, 2017

Money tips: What’s your financial “hygiene” score? These 10 questions measure your savvy and safety.

Want to save more money, protect your credit and identity, stress less about work and get richer? Take this quiz to see what you really need to improve.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Arctic sea ice hits eighth-lowest minimum extent, signaling a new normal for planet

Bad news for the Arctic comes as violent storms push climate change to the forefront of the public dialogue.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Can a bankrupt Puerto Rico handle a direct hit from Maria?

Hurricane Maria threatens to add more economic stress to an island that has already been struggling under the weight of its crushing debts for years.
Sept. 20, 2017

A random man on Twitter tried to body shame her. Her response is the clapback to end all clapbacks.

Too bad the Emmys are over — she could’ve won a lifetime achievement award and he could’ve been added to the "in memoriam."
Sept. 20, 2017

The American people won’t get a full CBO score on Graham-Cassidy — but they do have Jimmy Kimmel

Sen. Cassidy's political gambit appears to have backfired.
Sept. 20, 2017

Mitch McConnell reportedly plans to bring Graham-Cassidy health care bill to a vote in Senate

The Senate has until Sept. 30 to pass the measure with just 50 votes.
Sept. 20, 2017

What does the Federal Reserve’s balance sheet announcement mean for you? 3 key Fed meeting takeaways

What is the Fed? What is a balance sheet — and why should you care? If you're confused about the latest Federal Reserve announcement, here's what to focus on.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Melania Trump condemned bullying during UN lunch. Is she actually doing anything about it?

The first lady still does not appear to have reached out to top anti-bullying experts.
Sept. 20, 2017

Researchers invented a robot muscle that lifts 1,000 times its weight

Muscles lead to robots — which could lead to humanity's new best friend.
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Sept. 20, 2017

What is a CBO score? The methodology behind assessing the Graham-Cassidy health care plan

Here's the methodology behind the numbers at the heart of the health care debate.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Jeff Mateer called trans children part of “Satan’s plan.” Trump nominated him to be a federal judge.

Mateer also said that same-sex marriage would open the door to "disgusting" types of unions.
Sept. 20, 2017

Hurricane Maria victims in Puerto Rico on your mind? Here’s how to make sure your donations count.

Charity scams got you worried? Here's how to make smart choices as you donate your money.
Sept. 20, 2017

The latest ‘Overwatch’ update to Mercy might be bad news for its casual player base

The game’s most effective gateway drug is now a pill that’s a little too tough to swallow.
Sept. 20, 2017

There’s nothing surprising about a “clean-cut American kid” killing black people

A neighbor expressed shock that a "clean-cut American kid" like Kenneth Gleason could be a racist killer. But history should have prepared her.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Mic Wakeup: Trump talks war, Siriano remakes Barbie and ‘Mic’ talks to Hillary Clinton

Here are three stories you can use as conversation starters today.
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Sept. 20, 2017

What would it mean if Trump was caught on tape while Manafort was being wiretapped? It depends.

Mueller warned Manafort of a coming indictment — here's what that could mean for Trump.
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Graham-Cassidy would let states control insurance. That’s what first led to a need for Obamacare.

"It almost becomes worse than where we were before."
Sept. 20, 2017

Road Trip Diaries: 6 incredible stops between Boston and Portland, Maine

Go for the lobster rolls, but stop for the artist colony and custom surf boards.
Sept. 20, 2017

Another top Trump administration official accused of inappropriate private jet travel

Tom Price once railed against federally funded private jet travel. Now he's taking those very same trips on the taxpayer's dime.
Sept. 20, 2017

Mitch McConnell: “We are made up of old, white men in the Republican Party”

McConnell wanted the Alabama governor to appoint a Republican woman to a vacant Senate seat. The governor appointed a white man instead.
Sept. 20, 2017

The 2017 most-searched Halloween costumes show the truly bleak state Halloween is in

It's time for a little creativity, guys.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Paid Post: From robotics to space travel, 5 surprising ways oil fuels innovation

Advancements in science and technology unexpectedly depend on natural gas and oil products.
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Sept. 20, 2017

Meet Susan Georget, the little-known figure who shaped the entire plus-size modeling industry

She signed Emme and Ashley and Candice and more. No one really talks about her, though.