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Nicer in Nashville

Erin Mantz | Posted 07.27.2016 | Good News
Erin Mantz

Nobody's moving very quickly at this hip, packed Nashville coffee house, which would normally drive me crazy. But today, I don't even care, because the girl at the cashier actually says something that shocked me just seconds after I ordered my iced soy latte: "How is your day going so far?"

12 Top Hotel Spas in Northeast USA

Malerie Yolen-Cohen | Posted 07.11.2016 | Travel
Malerie Yolen-Cohen

Let there be peace on earth, and let it begin with your own peace of mind. If there was ever a time for Taking the Cure - it's now. With humankind ...

We're In For A Major Peach Shortage In The Northeast This Summer

Modern Farmer | Posted 06.21.2016 | Taste
Modern Farmer

A strange warm spell in mid-winter followed by two brutal deep freezes have, according to surveys and several farmers we spoke to, completely decimated the stone fruit crops in the Northeast, from roughly central New Jersey on north through New York, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont.

Donald Trump Heading For A Series Of Wins In The Northeast, Polls Say

The Huffington Post | Janie Velencia | Posted 01.05.2017 | Politics

Donald Trump's odds of winning the Republican presidential nomination were significantly damaged by his bruising loss in Wisconsin, where Sen. Ted Cru...

Climate Change This Week: A Drying Southwest, Clean Cheap Power, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.16.2017 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Tiny Forest Fairy Lanterns are rare and considered threatened in Tasmania, ...

Life-Threatening Cold Descend On Northeast U.S.

Reuters | Andrew Hart | Posted 02.13.2016 | Green

By Scott Malone and Valerie Vande Panne BOSTON, Mass (Reuters) - A dangerous cold snap bringing life-threatening cold was settling in across the north...

Here's What You Need To Know About Ticks

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 07.27.2015 | Healthy Living

Bad news: Lyme disease, the most common tick-borne illness, has more than doubled over the past 20 years. In 1995 there were just over 10,000 cases of...

Businesses From Across America Are Investing in Britain

Patrick Davies | Posted 10.06.2014 | Business
Patrick Davies

As we at the Embassy are very fond of repeating, Britain and the US do a huge amount of business together. Perhaps that's what you would expect from two of the largest, most advanced and most open economies in the world. But you needn't take my word for it: The investment numbers for 2013-14 are in, and they are impressive.

30 Reasons To Love The Northeast

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 10.15.2015 | Travel

With the first day of fall arriving later this week, we can't help but think about how lovely the Northeast is in autumn. There are many reasons t...

Remembering Chuck Brown

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.17.2013 | DC

Thursday night at D.C.'s Howard Theater, The Chuck Brown All Star Go-Go Tribute Band, among others, will honor the first anniversary of a D.C. legend'...

10 States Where You're Most Likely To Make Over $200,000

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 07.25.2012 | Business

Want to make a lot of money? Go east, young man. And then a little north. The U.S. states -- including Washington D.C. -- with the largest chunk o...

Northeast Clean Fuels Standard = Thousands of Jobs, Billions of Dollars

Nathanael Greene | Posted 10.17.2011 | Green
Nathanael Greene

An economic analysis done for 11 northeast and mid-Atlantic states shows that a clean fuels standard (CFS) is a winning idea for the region.

Top Ten Least Stressed States

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 07.25.2011 | Business

In the last three years, when so much has changed, American stress levels have remained surprisingly the same. Gallup recently released the survey...

An Interactive Map: Northeast Snowfall and Climate Change

David Kroodsma | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Kroodsma

The past two winters have been extraordinarily snowy in parts of the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. But how much snow can the region expect in future decades if the climate continues to warm?

Snow Day Disarray: The Good And The Bad Of School Closings Across The Country

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

From stalled buses to stalled attention spans, mounds of white stuff means one thing: It's snow day season. Across the Midwest to the Northeast, snow...

Entire Northeast Threatened By Deteriorating NYC Bridges: Study

Yahoo! Finance | Michael Gormley, Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York Lt. Gov. Richard Ravitch warned Thursday that the entire Northeast is threatened by rapidly deteriorating New York City ...

St. John's University Dean Accused Of Offering Students As Dates And Au Pairs

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Allegations against former St. John's University Cecilia Chang dean keep coming -- initially charged with embezzling university funds, Chang has now b...

Former St. John's Dean Allegedly Treated Students Like Servants

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Former St. John's Dean of Asian Studies and Vice President Cecilia Chang, fired in June for embezzling about $1 million worth of donations from the un...

Rutgers Student Believed To Have Committed Suicide After Classmates Allegedly Recorded Him In Gay Sexual Encounter

The Huffington Post | Danielle Wiener-Bronner | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

UPDATE 5:46 p.m. EST: The Clementi family's lawyer, Paul Minardi, has released a statement confirming that Tyler committed suicide: "Tyler was a fi...

HIV Rates In US: Some Places Have Higher Infection Rates Than Africa

Newsweek | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Recent research published in The New England Journal of Medicine shows that within certain populations in America, the prevalence of HIV-infected peop...

Worst Week Ever: Republicans Unhinged

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

This week, just like the stock market (funny how that goes), Republicans hit yet a new low.

Holder, Race and Obama's 10% of the White Alabama Vote

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

The complicated picture of how America came to vote for its first black president reflects the country's multifarious attitude towards race

McCain's Problem with White Voters

Paul Jenkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Jenkins

It is McCain who needs to score exceptionally well among white voters, better in fact than any other Republican presidential candidate in the past 20 years, including George H. W. Bush.