I could not help but be in awe of Coca Cola's "America The Beautiful" commercial. The spoken and visual messages were spot on. What, a diverse America? We speak different languages? Beautiful. I thought society was ready for a message of diversity.
Wouldn't you have thought that Hawaii would have been the FIRST U.S. State to legalize pot? Well, they weren't, and its not, but you CAN get high in ...
A bill in Indiana that would ban marriage equality saw last-minute changes that could either doom it or hasten its passage, and a hearing in Virginia has gone from "yes" to "maybe" to "yes" to "no" to "yes."
Hugging the coasts of the Hawaiian Islands, these beaches feature black, white, golden, and even green sand, as well as clear waters ideal for snorkeling, surfing, and swimming.
In the ocean and life, we more often fail to launch ourselves because of our ideas about perfection than anything else. You think maybe the next wave will be better and let the current one pass you by.
Valentine's Day isn't going anywhere, so we singletons (and it's complicated-tons) might as well go somewhere. During the flurry of February 14th is an ideal time to skip town and indulge in some unadulterated fun sans romantic pressure.
There's no denying unions play a large role in Illinois. It's almost impossible to escape the mention of unions nowadays between the pension fight, the upcoming election, or the movement by the Northwest football players to unionize. But how many union members are there in Illinois?
In a decision that strongly reaffirms beaches as a public trust resource, the Hawaii Supreme Court has ruled the state must consider historical evidence when determining the shoreline.
I am reminded that how we travel and interact is a reflection of one's conscience self.
New Years Resolutions. Have you started on them? Have you already quit? What's so great about them anyway? I mean, you're just going to fail, right? I hate resolutions! Well, that's not true.
There's an old adage that the environment is never saved -- just continually being saved. And the U.S. Navy's testing and training with high-intensity active sonar is a perfect example.
All of these spa hotels and resorts are highly rated by our readers -- and all offer transporting natural surroundings to make your stay feel like a true escape.
Think you know America's essential sights? Compare your past trips with our picks for domestic destinations every citizen should visit -- from pop culture icons to patriotic landmarks.
No matter what your religious affiliation is, everyone can find enlightenment in the towering domes, mosaic artworks, and impressive sculptures, not to mention the stories behind these buildings.
Even if Hawai'i is overlooked when it comes time to make a decision, the real win is Hawai'i's.
There is an international relations concept called "paradiplomacy." Paradiplomacy is the action of sub-national actors such as states or regions conducting diplomacy and public diplomacy.