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Laura Dunn

Women in Business Q&A: Tracy King, Legacy Franchise Group

Laura Dunn | July 27, 2016 | Business
Legacy Franchise Group Tracy King has over 20 years of management and marketing experience in Fortune 500, mid-size and entrepreneurial startup companies. After earning her MBA, she started her career in marketing and brand management at Dial Corporation and then The Kellogg...
Armine Sahakyan

Armenian Stand-Off Continues to be Tense and Dangerous

Armine Sahakyan | July 27, 2016 | World
Image: Ethnic Armenians have been protesting in and out of the country in recent years. This sign at a Los Angeles rally refers to many Armenians' belief that Russia interferes in their country's affairs. (Twitter: @S_Zoppellaro) Lines are hardening in the stand-off between...
Daniel Williams

No Surprise That Radical Jihadists Killed a Priest in France

Daniel Williams | July 27, 2016 | World
A pair of killers in provincial France slit the throat of an elderly priest while he was celebrating mass. The killing, and hostage taking in a church, was shocking, but should not surprise. Terrorists inspired by the Islamic State, al-Qaeda and other radical groups in the Middle East have a...
Roger Wolfson

Forget the DNC. The Real Scandal is in Florida

Roger Wolfson | July 27, 2016 | Politics
Try as I might, I can't really find a scandal in the wikileaks dump of the DNC's emails. It may turn out that Russia was involved - that would certainly be upsetting. But other than getting a refreshingly candid look inside major party fundraising techniques, I - like Dana Houle...

TRIBE X - Ep.45

Spottoon | July 27, 2016 | Entertainment
Woo Jin and Tae Min were both born with the supernatural ability to move the objects around them. After sharing a troubled childhood together, they went down opposite paths to become two very different men. Fate draws them together again and old wounds resurface that threatens the lives of everyone around them.

AMANZA - Ep.58

Spottoon | July 27, 2016 | Entertainment
A 26-year-old man's life is turned upside down when he is diagnosed with terminal stomach cancer. As he struggles with the pain of his treatment and the realization that he never truly lived, he retreats into his imagination, to a magical forest where answers and miracles can be found.
Kelly Frazier

Guitarist Kevin Bivona of Los Angeles-Based Punk/Ska Band The Interrupters Talks About The Band's Evolution and Progress at Warped Tour in Auburn Hills

Kelly Frazier | July 27, 2016 | Detroit
The Interrupters have only been around for a few years, but their impact in the Los Angeles music scene is already felt, so much that fellow punk rockers Rancid took them on tour back in 2013 and they are currently on...
David Halperin

Industry's Top Lobbyist: Stop "Assaults" On For-Profit Colleges

David Halperin | July 27, 2016 | Business
Steve Gunderson, the former congressman (R-WI) who is the chief lobbyist for America's for-profit colleges, warns in a new email, "There has never been a time when the economic, regulatory and political assaults on our sector have been stronger."...
Vala Afshar

7 Common Characteristics of Unicorn Executives

Vala Afshar | July 26, 2016 | Technology
The total number of unicorn companies is at 168, according to a list compiled by CBInsights. The total value of these unicorns (private companies valued over $1 billion) is $597 billion. Ray Wang, bestselling author and CEO of Constellation Research, and...
Ian Fletcher

Clinton Crony McAuliffe Confirms Hillary's Really Pro-TPP

Ian Fletcher | July 27, 2016 | Politics
Sanders would have opposed this thing for real. So now fair traders are left with Donald Trump.
Krystina Nguyen

5 Ways Millennials Can Make Extra Money to Travel the World

Krystina Nguyen | July 26, 2016 | Travel
Of course, use proper discretion when working side businesses as you should only do whatever you are comfortable with. From some or all of these side hustles, you could earn yourself a nice vacation!
Galanty Miller

Bernie or Lust (or: the Sociology of the "Never Hillary" Movement)

Galanty Miller | July 26, 2016 | Comedy
Even obsessive Star Wars fans have trouble describing Darth Vader's role within the evil Empire. He's not running the show. Emperor Palpatine is the one in charge. And at board meetings, Vader is simply one of several military high-ranking officials... although unlike the generals and lieutenants, Darth Vader doesn't really have an official title.
Tasting Table

How to Turn Cashews into Vegan Ricotta "Cheese"

Tasting Table | July 26, 2016 | Taste
The beauty in this is that you can flavor it however you like by tossing chile flakes, garlic, fresh herbs and the like into the food processor. Or try a sweet, mascarpone-like version by adding a few dates and a dash of vanilla extract. Anything's fair game.
Kathleen Frydl

The Democratic Wigwam: Day 1

Kathleen Frydl | July 26, 2016 | Politics
I have nothing against an inductive rather than deductive approach to political reasoning--that is, premised on observation rather than theory. In fact, I support it; the latter leads to a puerile dogmatism that rears its head on both the right and now, with troubling frequency, on the left as well.
Dana McKenna

When Do You Become a Professional?

Dana McKenna | July 26, 2016 | Women
If I'm waiting for someone else to validate my professionalism, I will never feel authentic. I'll always be looking to the next project as "THE" endorsement... and the next, and the next... I'll have lost the ability to make myself happy in my chosen profession by looking to others to judge me "good enough to be a professional."
Jay Smith

Divorce or Death, a Real Life Decision

Jay Smith | July 26, 2016 | Politics
When I was diagnosed with ALS, I was given two years to live. Two and a half years later here I am typing this article using my eyes, while being fed through a tube in my stomach and wearing a breathing mask to give my diaphragm a break. I am one of the lucky ones, and I'm thankful for that.
OpenSecrets Blog

Leaks Show DNC Asked White House To Reward Donors With Slots On Boards And Commissions

OpenSecrets Blog | July 26, 2016 | Politics
Comer's statements imply that the DNC could neither guarantee any specific position nor ensure that a person suggested would receive an appointment at all from the Obama administration.
Sam Cohen

6 Super-Romantic Places to Propose Your Lady Love in Paris - Planning a Surprise

Sam Cohen | July 26, 2016 | Weddings
Are you planning to take your lady love on a date and then proposing marriage? If yes, you must be planning to surprise her in such a way that she'll remember throughout her life. Well, how about taking her to some of the most romantic places in Paris and expressing your love so as to sweep her off her feet?
Talal Almas

The Case Against Honor Killings In Pakistan

Talal Almas | July 26, 2016 | Religion
Honor killings in Pakistan have climbed to an acme in recent years. Every year, countless girls and women, naïve otherwise, are persecuted as a consequence of having relationships with individuals of their own choice.
Nicole de Paula

"We (May Not) Always Have Paris" - Three Steps To A Low Carbon Future

Nicole de Paula | July 26, 2016 | Green
Signed in December 2015, the Paris Agreement on climate change is a milestone for both the environment and global development. Breaking with high cost carbon pollution, the post-Paris world has a clear mandate: accomplish the transition to new energy sources and invest in climate-positive infrastructure and climate-friendly products.