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Hopper.com

Breaking: JetBlue's New Fees and Fares Announced

Hopper.com | June 30, 2015 | Travel
Aside from TrueBlue booking bonuses, the other fees (for meals, Wi-Fi, DirecTV, and so on) remain the same. And JetBlue's famous snacks and soft-drink service remain complimentary as ever.
Benjamin A. Davis

The South Shall Rise Again

Benjamin A. Davis | June 30, 2015 | Black Voices
Reasonable people know that we are all in this race quagmire together and togetherness is how we will get ourselves out. There will be no fantasies of a "white" Northwest bordering west at Idaho, Utah and Arizona. Ain't gonna happen. There will not be a "New Africa" for "blacks with Atlanta as the capital. Just ain't gonna happen. Give it up.
Divorced Moms

5 Rock Solid Reasons To Date Divorced Dads

Divorced Moms | June 30, 2015 | Divorce
Here are five of my top reasons why dating divorced dads can be smart, satisfying and sensational.
YourTango

10 Things To Know About Loving An Extroverted Introvert

YourTango | June 30, 2015 | Weddings
Here's the down and dirty of what it's really like to fall in love with the girl who's a social butterfly and secretly anti-social at the same time.
Michael T. Klare

Russia vs China: The Conflict in Washington Over Who Should Lead America's Enemies List

Michael T. Klare | June 30, 2015 | Politics
America's long-term blueprint for advancing national interests is in total disarray. Some blame this indecisiveness on a lack of resolve at the White House, but the real reason lies deeper. It lurks in a disagreement among foreign policy elites over whether Russia or China constitutes America's principal great-power adversary.
Lena Aburdene Derhally

10 Tips for Choosing the Right Partner

Lena Aburdene Derhally | June 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
With the divorce rates as high as they are, it makes sense that it takes the right person, right time and right reasons to make a fulfilling and strong relationship
Taylor Dibbert

Looking to Sri Lanka's Parliamentary Election

Taylor Dibbert | June 30, 2015 | World
Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena recently dissolved parliament. The election will be held on August 17; a new parliament will gather on September 1. Yet what happens next is still far from clear.
Charlie Vázquez

Why I Became a Writer

Charlie Vázquez | June 30, 2015 | Latino Voices
A variety of experiences out West broadened my Bronx Puerto Rican working-class perspective, but navigating the shark-filled waters between my private and familial lives was an oppressive burden I'd endure for many years after coming out at age 21 -- a terrifying tightrope walk.
Paul Ratner

Gas Bubbles or Why I Love My Children

Paul Ratner | June 30, 2015 | Parents
You might think you cherish your freedom but how can there be a stronger expression of freedom than taking on the responsibility of raising a new human being to the best of your ability and heart? That's when you can really define who you are.
Heather McGhee

Delaware Citizens Deserve Easy Access to the Polls

Heather McGhee | June 30, 2015 | Politics
The most sacred right in our democracy is the right to vote. In days to come, Delaware has the opportunity to make that right stronger than ever before.
Thrillist

The 11 Best Foods to Cure Your Hangover, According to a Dietician

Thrillist | June 30, 2015 | Taste
We all know what you did last night, and how awful you feel today.
Vicki Cobb

In Case You Don't Know What Great Teaching Looks Like

Vicki Cobb | June 30, 2015 | Education
I recently attended the 21st Century Children's Nonfiction Conference where the conversation encompassed all things nonfiction from writing it to publishing it to teaching it. What interested me most was what I knew least. How can gifted teachers use nonfiction in the classroom?
Alana Saltz

How an Alternative High School Saved My Life

Alana Saltz | June 30, 2015 | Education
North Hills Prep was the perfect place for me to recover. I know other students felt the same way. So many of us believe that North Hills Prep saved our lives. I'm not sure I would have made it through high school anywhere else.
Bernadette Lim

(Her)Story: A Revolution

Bernadette Lim | June 30, 2015 | Women
We at Women SPEAK are starting a revolution to shift our understanding of how women have changed and are changing the world. This revolution will not be televised.
Jonathan M. Brand

Liberal Arts-Professional Divide Is an Illusion

Jonathan M. Brand | June 30, 2015 | College
A decade ago I might have revealed my perception that there existed a strange and even dirty little secret within the liberal arts college sector -- that many national liberal arts colleges have offered robust "professional" programs, but that they could not talk about them openly.
Andy Ostroy

The Super-Quick Implosion of Donald Trump's Candidacy

Andy Ostroy | June 30, 2015 | Politics
Ya gotta hand it to Donald Trump. Whenever he does something, he does it big. Huge...the biggest and the best!, as the self-aggrandizing Donald himself would say.
Ahmed Charai

This July Fourth: A New Push for Freedom From Terror

Ahmed Charai | June 30, 2015 | World
In the short term, American security measures should be tightened, to be sure. And the U.S. can more closely cooperate with the security services of its Arab allies, benefiting from the latter's human intelligence while sharing its own technological intelligence.
Whitney Gantt

How We Can Protect Smallholder Coconut Farmers in a Booming Industry

Whitney Gantt | June 30, 2015 | Impact
Its proximity to the sea makes The Philippines extremely susceptible to natural hazards. On average, eight or nine tropical storms make landfall each year, posing significant risk to the national economy and to the livelihoods of the most vulnerable populations. In 2013, for example, Typhoon Haiyan decimated 1.1 million tons of crops, including 33 million coconut trees, and wiped out the productive assets of coastal families that depend on agriculture, including coconut farmers.
Erin Bahadur

You Are Enough

Erin Bahadur | June 30, 2015 | Healthy Living
The world wants you to be exactly who you are because nothing will happen if you aren't. You are enough and your enough is what changes the world.
Lexi Herrick

11 Things We Fake in Our Social Media Lives

Lexi Herrick | June 30, 2015 | Women
We're creating a culture of self-comparison that did not previously exist. Not only that, but we compare ourselves to false images, just as altered as the airbrushed models.