Kim Kardashian About To Unveil A New Lifestyle Blog?

Kim didn't share much about her upcoming venture, but if we had our way, it'd have to be a lifestyle blog to teach us all about living life to the fullest. Are you going to subscribe to her site once it launches?? [Image via Kim Kardashian/Instagr

Are you suffering from lifestyle creep?

When you get a raise, especially after a long spell of puny or no hikes in pay, it's a time to celebrate. So it's easy to tell that voice telling you not to waste money on a morning brew and a muffin to shut up for a minute. You've earned that tre

By: Mark Fitton | Illinois News NetworkDispute over state payroll rolls on

SPRINGFIELD — The question of whether the state can pay employees during a no-budget shutdown became Thursday's political football of the day. Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Thursday announced she'd filed an action in Cook County Circuit Court ...

Man Who Climbed White House Fence Sentenced to Time Served

A Maryland man who jumped over a White House fence and was subdued after kicking two guard dogs on the north Lawn in October on Thursday was sentenced to time served and a year of supervised release, the Justice Department said. Domini

‘That Is Not Racist’: Hollywood Actor Who Called Justice Clarence Thomas a …

After shocking fans and foes, alike, with his harsh comments about Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, actor and activist George Takei took to Facebook on Thursday night to defend his use of the word “blackface,” while further rebuking the African ...

US Intelligence Agencies Go Back to Old-Fashioned Paper After Massive Hacks

America's spies and HR offices are going old-school to check people for security clearances after last month's two big data breaches — they're using pen and paper. James Clapper, the director of national intelligence, and the Office of Personnel ...

Barack Obama gets his groove back

Washington (CNN) Barack Obama is hanging as loose as the pinky and thumb salute of his native Hawaii. With his White House on a roll and his place in history solidifying by the day after a series of important policy victories, he's letting America

REFILE-UPDATE 2-Death toll from capsized Philippine ferry rises to 51

(Removes garble from headline). MANILA, July 3 (Reuters) - The death toll from a capsized Philippine ferry rose to 51 on Friday as rescuers tried to right the overturned vessel and found more bodies, a coast guard official said. The motorised, wood

UberPOP halts service in France after clampdown, protests

PARIS Uber Technologies will suspend its UberPOP ride-hailing service in France, the U.S. company said on Friday, after it faced sometimes-violent protests and local authorities denounced it as an illegal taxi service. After fierce protests last we

Syrian regime hits rebel offensive in Aleppo with heavy airstrikes

The fighting marks the most intense rebel attack in three years in the bitterly contested city. By Ryan Lenora Brown, Correspondent July 3, 2015. Save for later Saved. close. A man walks with the aid of a crutch past damaged buildings in the old city

Kim Jong-un gives half-brother Kim Jong-nam job in North Korea foreign ministry

It seems Kim Jong-un does have a softer side having apparently given his illegitimate half-brother a job - despite the fact he was persecuted by their father. North Korea's leader took control of the secretive state after his father and the country

France rejects asylum request by Wikileaks founder Assange

PARIS France swiftly rejected on Friday a request for asylum by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange. The founder of the transparency website had appealed directly to President Francois Hollande, days after Wikileaks published documents showing the United ...

Iran nuclear talks in endgame, negotiators push on sticking points

VIENNA A year and half of nuclear talks between Iran and major powers were creeping towards the finish line on Friday as negotiators wrestled with sticking points including questions about Tehran's past atomic research. Iran is in talks with the United ...

Elon Musk-Backed Group Attempts to Avert Judgment Day With AI Rules

The Terminator is back, and with him, the running quips (usually tongue-halfway-in-cheek) that the machines are getting closer and closer to taking over. A consortium of artificial intelligence researchers is trying to wrest that narrative away, while ...

How to Use EPA SunWise Fourth of July App

Nothing is worse than ending a fun outdoor weekend with a nasty and painful sunburn. The EPA made an app to try to save your skin. Simply add in your zip code and the app will tell you how high the UV is. It also gives you a description of what the d

Hacker plunders Plex, demands bitcoin payoff or he’ll bare ALL

Hackers have pillaged the forum and blog server of TV software biz Plex, gaining access to IP addresses, private messages, emails and encrypted forum passwords. As a response, Plex is requiring customers to change their passwords. In a security update ...

Scientists unveil how the Ice Age mammoth thrived in cold

A group of woolly mammoths, the huge Ice Age mammals that lived and roamed the frigid tundra steppes of northern Asia, Europe and North America, are seen in this undated illustration provided courtesy of Giant Screen Films. Photo: Reuters. Washington: ...

If left unchecked, global warming will cause damage to marine life: Study

If necessary measures aren't taken, global warming will cause irreversible damage to marine life in the world's oceans, forcing fish to search for cooler waters and destroying valuable coral reefs, an international study said today. Keeping global

Seahorse’s Amazing Tail Could Inspire Better Robots

Slinky snake robots could get a better grip when climbing, thanks to new research on how a seahorse's tail works, according to a new study. Seahorses are of special interest to robot researchers because of their unusual skeletal structure, which ...

Derailed train’s fire out, but residents still displaced

MARYVILLE, Tenn. --After a train car filled with a toxic chemical derailed and caught fire, thousands of people in east Tennessee early Thursday are waiting to find out when they can go home. They were evacuated more than 24 hours ago. Maryville

Aetna to buy Humana for $37 billion, creating nation’s No. 2 health insurer

Aetna will spend $37 billion to buy rival Humana and become the latest health insurer bulking up on government business as the industry adjusts to the federal healthcare overhaul. lRelated Put aside politics and improve healthcare, Obama says · Nation ...