With only nine days to go in Iowa, a New York Times /Siena College poll of likely caucusgoers has a new frontrunner—and he's no moderate. The survey of 1,689 registered Iowa voters puts Bernie Sanders in the lead at 25%, ahead of center-left hopefuls and a high-profile liberal....
Over the last few years, Sandra Lee — aka Dr. Pimple Popper — has grown an empire. The crazy popular dermatologist not only has her own skin-care line (SLMD is sold at Target, y'all) and a highly successful television show on TLC, but she also boasts a whopping 615,000 followers on Instagram and a casual six million subscribers on YouTube. Kim K. said it herself.
Former California Rep. Fortney “Pete” Stark, Jr., an influential Democrat whose legislative work helped reshape America's health care system, has died
5 Tips for Heading Back to College Going back to school can be scary. These tips can help you to jump back in with confidence. 1. Fill out a Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA form, to get a loan or grant for schooling. 2. Make sure you research the best school or program that will suit your needs. CAEL's Becky Klein-Collins, via NPR 3. Figure out which degree you want before taking the necessary steps towards your specific goal. 4. Settle any current affairs you may have so they do not clash with your upcoming education schedule. 5. Once you sign up, refresh your memory in the field by taking a free online course. Graduate! Network adviser Denise Whittaker, via NPR
Getty McDonald's has many marketing rules, including specific policies on what Ronald McDonald can and cannot do, what items are "Mc" worthy, and the exact shade of The Golden Arches. Many of these rules are laid out in the "Golden Arches code." Business Insider obtained a 2012 copy of the code. Here are seven of the most surprising rules. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. McDonald's takes Ronald McDonald very seriously. The fast-food giant has determined Ronald McDonald has good eating habits, doesn't smoke and "does not touch anyone in any inappropriate way."
Enter the defense. President Trump's legal team, led by personal lawyer Jay Sekulow and White House counsel Pat Cipollone, gave a two-hour presentation Saturday morning against impeaching the president, the Washington Post reports. This after House managers, led by Rep. Adam Schiff, argued that Trump had abused his power and...
Shanghai Disney Resort to Close Due to Coronavirus Disney's theme park will be closed in China over the Lunar New Year. Shanghai Disney Resort made the announcement on Friday "in response to the prevention and control of the disease outbreak." Guests have been refunded, and it is not yet known when the park will reopen. The virus originated in China's city of Wuhan, but it has spread throughout Asia and into the United States. The Wuhan virus has already infected more than 800 people and dozens have died. Other Chinese cities, including Beijing, have canceled their Lunar New Year activities.
A searing documentary about the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khassoggi has debuted at the Sundance Film Festival, unveiling a detailed investigation into the Saudi Arabia regime and the companies and governments that do business with it
President Donald Trump's lawyers plunged into their impeachment trial defense Saturday by accusing Democrats of striving to overturn the 2016 election. They urged Senators to vote against impeachment and "let the people decide for themselves." (Jan. 25)
"After we tried that case, I think they'd have given her a death penalty in a heartbeat. That’s the effect she had on the jury." So say the Muskingum County prosecutors involved in the case of Emile Weaver, a Delta Gamma Theta sorority sister at Muskingum University's New Concord, Ohio,...
Mike Pompeo lashed out at an NPR host and "the media" Saturday after making a testy appearance on All Things Considered, USA Today reports . The Secretary of State accused the host, Mary Louise Kelly, of lying to him, though he didn't deny unloading on her afterward in an expletive-filled rant....
Spacewalking astronauts worked to complete repairs to a cosmic ray detector outside the International Space Station on Saturday and give it new life. (Jan. 25)
CNN Entertainment reports that Channing Tatum and Jessie J may be in a relationship, again. On Friday, the actor posted a picture of himself on Instagram, wearing unicorn hats, with the "Bang Bang" singer, as she kissed his chin. Tatum and Jessie J started dating in 2018, after Tatum and actress Jenna Dewan divorced after a nine year marriage. Jessie J is keeping her relationship status with Channing under wraps. She explained, "We've needed time to get to know each other...We've just had our first holiday together, which was wonderful, but that's all I'm saying." Jessie J singer said initially there was pressure at the start of their relationship, because they were photographed together, before the relationship really began.
The Vatican cardinal at the center of a storm over a book about celibacy and the Catholic priesthood is denouncing the “brutality” of criticism directed at him and his collaborator, Emeritus Pope Benedict XVI
This Day in History: First Winter Olympics January 25, 1924 The first Winter Olympics took off in style at Chamonix in the French Alps. Scandinavians dominated the 14 events that involved a total of six sports. Norway won the unofficial team competition with 17 medals. The United States came in third. Of the nearly 300 athletes, only 13 were women, and they only competed in the figure-skating events. The Olympics offered a particular boost to skiing, a sport that would become extremely popular within the next decade. The success of “International Winter Sports Week" led to the second Winter Olympic games in 1928.
Gotham/Getty Images Justin Bieber opened up to a small audience this week about his previous struggles with depression, saying "I don't even think I should be alive never mind thrive," according to Variety. Bieber has had well-documented public struggles since his rise to fame when he was just 16 years old. The admission comes amid Bieber's new music, which kicked off earlier this year with "Yummy," and a new YouTube documentary series. Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. Justin Bieber broke down in tears this week when he explained the depression he dealt with as he transitioned from adolescence into adulthood in the grips of the music industry, according to Variety, according to Variety.
A progressive rock singer claims Scientologists have poisoned his family dog—again. Cedric Bixler-Zavala, lead singer of Mars Volta and At the Drive-In, says he put down his dog this week after it ate poisoned meat tossed into the yard by Church of Scientology members, per the Hollywood Reporter . "I'm...
More Than 3 in 5 Americans Are Lonely, Study Says A new survey led by health insurer Cigna found a 7 percent rise in loneliness since 2018. The research noted social media use and poor work-life balance as significant contributors to the increase. Bert Uchino, a professor at the University of Utah who studies relationships and health, has said pervasive loneliness has “widespread effects.” Bert Uchino, via NPR Uchino also added that loneliness is linked to mental health issues such as depression and anxiety. The study concluded that Gen Z has the highest loneliness scores, with boomers having the lowest.