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Things that turn green on St. Patrick's Day

Every year on St. Patrick's Day, the world around us suddenly looks a little ... jealous.

Analysis: Trump's staffing upheavals come in spurts

Things seem to happen in spurts. Reince Priebus resigned on July 28, but the cards really started to fall a week and a half earlier.


Is $71 as good as it gets for oil bulls this year?

LONDON (Reuters) - On the surface, things look good for oil producers. Global oil demand is set to grow at its fastest pace in three years and OPEC's discipline in sticking to output cuts has been unprecedented.


State Street's Kumar wants answers on shareholder rights

BOSTON (Reuters) - State Street Corp wants answers from companies that lack such things as independent board leaders or equal voting rights for investors, a top executive at the asset manager said,...

Opinion: Why is Trump like a pussycat when it comes to calling out Putin?

Things move fast in President Trump's Washington. You can hardly keep up with the news. Unless, that is, you are waiting for Trump to condemn Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government. Then it requires a great deal of patience. And the world has taken notice.


10 Polaroids: Design Legend Murray Moss Captures His Beloved Objects — in Polaroids

The founder of the much-missed SoHo design store Moss shares a few of his favorite things.

Computers and the Internet

5 Cheap(ish) Things That Will Keep You Entertained for Hours

Take some time and goof around this week!

Russia vs. US: Where is life better?

Russian President Vladimir Putin is expected to win the March 18 election by a wide margin, but that doesn't mean Russians are happy with the way things are.


What Fertility Patients Should Know About Egg Freezing

Storage failures at two respected clinics have raised concerns about safety and reliability. Here are some things to look out for and questions to ask.

Loyola University Chicago

The Nun in Loyola-Chicago’s Huddle Has a Few Things to Say

Sister Jean Dolores-Schmidt, 98, compiles scouting reports and supportive emails for the Ramblers every game. But it is in her game day prayers that she really finds her voice.

International Trade and World Market

Op-Ed Columnist: Some Things Are True Even if Trump Believes Them

He’s right that we have a real trade problem with China. But he’s wrong about what to do about it.

Colleges and Universities

On Campus: Back to School, at 64

I was afraid I wasn’t smart enough to be in a classroom filled with brilliant young people. But I realized I had some things to say.

How to fund a British stately home in the 21st century

Imagine if your home had turrets, a ballroom, or a maze in the garden. Some people's homes have all those things. But while life in a palace -- or a castle -- might sound like a fairytale existence, it costs a princely sum of money to run a stately home.

United States International Relations

The Interpreter: 7 Big Things to Understand About Trump’s Talks With North Korea

Short term, the risk of war is reduced. But North Korea has already achieved a symbolic victory, while the U.S. may be set up for failure.

Analysis: In Trump's White House, the conflict is the chaos

We heard two things from President Donald Trump on Tuesday that contradict each other but go a long way toward explaining the current state of affairs at the White House.

Cillizza calls out Trump's 'no chaos' claim

CNN's Chris Cillizza considers whether a chaotic White House can still get things done.

The pressure from the Mueller investigation is doing strange things to people's heads

The grinding pressure of special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation is starting to do strange things to peoples' heads.

Analysis: Why Nunberg's insane interviews were inevitable

Former Trump campaign aide Sam Nunberg decided two things on Monday: 1) He wasn't going to comply with special counsel Robert Mueller's apparent subpoena in connection with the investigation into Russia's attempted meddling in the 2016 election and 2) He was going to talk all about that decision on cable news.


5 Things We Learned From Andrew Lloyd Webber’s New Memoir

“Unmasked,” a 500-page doorstop out this week, tells rich stories about the projects he never made — and the childhood feline that inspired “Cats.”

What if JFK had lost? 5 things that might be different

If just a few thousand votes in a few key states had gone the other way that day, you could argue that Cuba might now be our 51st state.

Academy Awards (Oscars)

Live Briefing: Oscars 2018: What to Expect

The Oscars are always full of surprises, but there are some things we can count on.

Duke University

On Campus: I Go to Duke. Do I Have to Care About Basketball?

I am handed a tip sheet with instructions: “Yell ‘Woo’ every time you jump,” and shout strategically mean things at the correct moments.

14 things you (probably) didn't know about the Pope

To learn more about how popes have influenced world events through the ages, watch the new CNN Original Series, "Pope: The Most Powerful Man in History," Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.


Bosch hires 'internet of things' expert from SAP

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Robert Bosch, the world's biggest automotive supplier, said it has hired an expert in the "internet of things" from business software maker SAP.

The world's most powerful passports

There are few things more liberating than travel -- although some passports offer more freedom than others.


5 Cheap(ish) Things Every New Pet Owner Needs

When deciding what you need for your pet, it’s essential to choose the right gear for both its comfort and safety.

16 insane things that happened in Trumpworld in just 48 hours

Even by President Donald Trump's frenetic standards, the events of the last 48 hours have been insane.

US military photos from February

More than 1.3 million people serve in the five branches of the US armed forces. Add in civilian employees from the Defense Department and you get the world's largest employer: 3.2 million employees, according to the World Economic Forum. Take a look at some of the things the military has been doing in the past month.


U.S.-Israeli cyber firm CyberX raises $18 million

TEL AVIV (Reuters) - CyberX, a provider of technology to secure the Internet of Things and industrial control systems, said on Tuesday it raised $18 million, bringing its total investment to $30 million.


BRIEF-SAP SE And Deutsche Telekom Expand Partnership To IoT For Real-Time Logistics



Snowboarders and freestyle skiers provide half of U.S. team's medals

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - The United States got their lowest Winter Olympic medals haul in 20 years at the Pyeongchang Games but things could have been even worse without the snowboarders and freestyle skiers.

5 things Congress could do on guns

The issue of gun control always comes up in Congress after a mass shooting in the US -- but there hasn't been any major gun reform laws in more than two decades.

McFarland Sanchez-Moreno, Maria

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Fighting Terror and Corruption in Colombia

In “There Are No Dead Here,” Maria McFarland Sánchez-Moreno documents the violence carried out by paramilitary groups in Colombia, and three men who have tried to help solve the problem against enormous odds.


Raised by ISIS, Returned to Chechnya: ‘These Children Saw Terrible Things’

Russia is at the forefront of repatriating women and children from the collapsing Islamic State: “What should we do, leave them there so somebody will recruit them?” asks a Russian Senator.

'Stranger Things' star dances with penguins

A gold-medal worthy photo. A sneaky photoshoot. And picture-perfect penguins. It's time for this week's politics-free side of the news.


Mobile industry promises smarter everything at Barcelona show

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Two words - artificial intelligence - promise to upstage familiar technology industry themes like 5G, the Internet of Things and virtual reality at next week's Mobile World Congress, Europe's biggest annual technology industry gathering.

Five things you need to know today

Colombia used to be Latin America's economic star. Now its list of challenges grows longer because of a refugee crisis from Venezuela. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)

Eyes and Eyesight

Op-Ed Columnist: Am I Going Blind?

My eyesight is in jeopardy. But I see some things more clearly than ever.

Good-guy George Clooney is not an act

"The best movies are on late at night. Flip the channel or you go on Netflix or one of those things and pull up 'Philadelphia Story,' or one of those, and you realize why they still hold up and why they're really the best. I was watching 'Carnal Knowledge' the other night, which was made in the '70s. When you go back and watch these films, the reason they were the best was because they were doing it first. There's this great sense of joy."

Believe it or not, Hugh Jackman thought he peaked at 28

"The best movies are able to transport you to worlds that you couldn't imagine yourself, that make you feel things that you may not feel in an everyday level, and that challenge your life, that change your life."

6 things Rubio said at CNN's town hall that made news in the US gun debate

5 things to know about the new 'Magnum P.I.'

Jay Hernandez has been tapped as the lead in the CBS reboot of "Magnum P.I."

Duffer Brothers not leaving 'Stranger Things'

You can relax, "Stranger Things" fans.

Computers and the Internet

Tech Fix: In an Era of ‘Smart’ Things, Sometimes Dumb Stuff Is Better

It can be tempting to hook up everything you love to the internet. But take a moment to appreciate some of the objects that can remain unplugged.

'Stranger Things' star's dance goes viral

"Stranger Things" actor David Harbour got the opportunity to dance with penguins in Antarctica after his Twitter campaign went viral.

Meet Trump's new best frenemy

Trump endorses Romney despite both saying terrible things about each other. Jeanne Moos has the insult-fest.

Opinion: Melania, Hillary and Jackie: Are the rules about infidelity changing?

Melania Trump's experience as first lady seems to be following an unfortunate tradition. First ladies have many things in common: no job description, no pay and, for many of them, humiliating betrayals by their husbands. The latest accusations against Donald Trump, as reported by journalist Ronan Farrow in The New Yorker, detail an alleged consensual affair he had with former Playboy Playmate Karen McDougal while he was married to Melania and before he was elected president. (Trump denies the affair.)


BoE's Carney says Bitcoin has 'pretty much failed' as currency

LONDON (Reuters) - Bitcoin <BTC=BTSP> has failed as a currency measured by standard benchmarks, and is neither a store of value nor a useful way to buy things, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney said on Monday.

Analysis: 9 unpresidential things Trump tweeted this weekend

It's become almost de riguer at this moment in time to note that President Donald Trump is the least presidential president who has ever presidented.

Superfans: Into the Heart of Obsessive Sports Fandom (Book)

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: Inside the Fevered Minds of Sports Fans

To write “Superfans,” George Dohrmann spoke to everyday fans, academics and scientists about what it is that drives our vicarious competitive mania.

Opinion: The usual approach to security isn't working

Mass shootings are becoming increasingly deadly. Our security approach to stopping school shootings is not working. It may even be making things worse.

School Shootings and Armed Attacks

Op-Ed Contributor: The Things We Know About School Shooters

Law enforcement officials and mental health experts have learned a lot about how to identify and intervene against potentially violent students.

Analysis: 10 things this school shooting won't change

On Wednesday afternoon, a 19-year-old brought an AR-15 weapon to a high school in Parkland, Florida. He allegedly shot more than two dozen people, killing 17. It was not the first mass shooting of 2018, and it was one of the 10 deadliest mass shootings in American history.


5 Cheap(ish) Things to Put on Any Gift Registry (Or Just Buy as Gifts)

If you choose to register, the key to creating a successful registry is to pick items you’ll realistically use and get value out of over time.


French start-up Sigfox faces 5G juggernaut in Internet of Things

PARIS (Reuters) - French start-up Sigfox, which builds networks to connect washing machines and other objects to the internet, says it is struggling to meet its growth targets due to high expectations for alternative, forthcoming 5G services.


Maldives tries to fight off travel alerts as tourists stay away

MALE (Reuters) - Tourists have been cancelling hundreds of hotel bookings in Maldives every day since the imposition of a state of emergency last week, tour operators say, despite government assurances things are normal in the resort islands, far from the capital.


Kosovo's downhill dentist extracts most from debut Games

PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (Reuters) - Dentist Albin Tahiri has waited years to become Kosovo's first Winter Olympian and now that he has made it to Pyeongchang, he is not doing things by halves.

Weird things are flying off floats this Mardi Gras

Beads! Beads! Beads! It's all anyone ever thinks about when it comes to Mardi Gras.


Google hires former Samsung executive to coordinate Internet of Things projects

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's Google this month hired Injong Rhee, who recently resigned as Samsung Electronics Co's chief technology officer, to lead its Internet of Things business, he said in a LinkedIn post Monday.

The Kings of Big Spring: God, Oil, and One Family's Search for the American Dream (Book)

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: A Texas Oil Boom Fuels a Family Saga

In “The Kings of Big Spring,” Bryan Mealer writes about four generations of his family, and how their fortunes rose and fell with geysers of oil.

A shirtless return and other things that happened this week

A rocket takes off. A mom storms off. And eggs fly off. It's time for this week's politics-free side of the news.

DACA state of play: Eyes on House Democrats

As negotiations progress, here's the advice from top aides deeply involved in the DACA process: Don't get caught up in the highs and lows of various comments. At this stage, when things are so far from conclusion, one comment is going to sink things, and no one action is going to lead to a breakthrough.

United States Politics and Government

White House Memo: Trump’s Latest Surprise: Shutdown Might Be a Good Idea

The president has said so many outrageous things that his latest outbursts no longer shock, but seem more of the same.

What is a stock market correction? And other things you need to know

Trump wants credit for no planes crashing. Should he get blamed for train crashes?

President Donald Trump is not afraid to take credit when things go right. He's repeatedly crowed about the stock market -- which has been way up! -- and he's taken personal credit, amazingly, for a lack of airline deaths.


Apple supplier Skyworks' revenue rises 15 percent

(Reuters) - Apple supplier Skyworks Solutions Inc reported a 15 percent rise in quarterly revenue on Monday, helped by strong demand for its wireless chips and technology that powers Internet of Things.

Cooking and Cookbooks

Exploring the Sweet Subtleties of Vinegar

American cooks are making it from all kinds of things, from mushrooms to flowers, and using it to fine-tune their dishes from start to finish.


Things You Should Think About or Accomplish This Week

Plus, tips for keeping your New Year’s resolutions.

Weddings and Engagements

Vows: A New Life for an Old-School Couple

Widowed 80-somethings team up: “Together we have 105 years worth of experience being married. So we like to tell people we’re pretty sure we know what we’re doing.”

Analysis: Trump used 47 words to say 4 things that aren't true

On Saturday morning, before heading out for a round of golf, President Donald Trump tweeted this:

Here's what the US military was doing in January

More than 1.3 million people serve in the five branches of the US armed forces. Add in civilian employees from the Defense Department and you get the world's largest employer: 3.2 million employees, according to the World Economic Forum. Take a look at some of the things the military has been doing in the past month.

How to lose your love handles

If you ask almost any fitness professional how to lose your love handles, they will tell you two things: No amount of abdominal crunches will make a difference if you don't first improve your diet and exercise regimen.

Van Jones: Campaign was up to no good

CNN's Van Jones says "things are exactly what they appear to be" in response to a New York Times report about an alleged phone conversation between Hope Hick's and President Donald Trump regarding emails between Trump Jr. and Russians.

Weddings and Engagements

It’s No Secret: It’s the Little Things, Like Coffee, Cocktails and Listening

Jamie Cat Callan and Bill Thompson met in her English class; the semicolon, and all that is ordinary, connected them from the beginning.

Kidnapping victim killed when he grabbed FBI agent's rifle, police chief says

Less than a week ago, an FBI agent fatally shot a kidnapping victim he was trying to rescue. On Tuesday, authorities provided an explanation for how things went so wrong.


Brady aware quick change could spell end to long career

MINNEAPOLIS (Reuters) - Evergreen Tom Brady is showing little sign of slowing down and may be playing at the highest level of his career but the New England Patriots quarterback acknowledged on Monday that "things change quickly".


5 Cheap(ish) Things to Help You Get Through Flu Season

It’s really bad this year! These five things can help.


Cilic aiming to turn up heat on Federer

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Even by Roger Federer's standards his path to a 30th grand slam final has been a breeze but things are about to hot up as Croatian Marin Cilic prepares to try to stop the Swiss claiming a sixth Australian Open title on Sunday.

Soper, Kate

She Tackled Aristotle in an Opera. Next Up: Medieval French Couplets.

Kate Soper writes celebrated, cerebral music. But she is interested in how songs can channel emotion, making us feel things we don’t necessarily want to feel.

Weddings and Engagements

Vows: Why Wait? When You Know, You Know.

Two weeks after they began dating, they were engaged. Too soon for the 20-somethings? Not for him: He has wanted to be a married man since he was 5.

Analysis: 5 things the attempted firing by Trump teaches us

President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, only to be talked out of doing so when White House general counsel Don McGahn threatened to quit rather than carry out the directive, The New York Times reported Thursday night.

Trump's citizenship comments could complicate things for GOP

President Donald Trump is doubling down on his position that young immigrants who were brought to the country illegally as children should not be penalized.

Trump has said a lot of things on immigration. They don't all align.

As President Donald Trump's self-imposed DACA deadline nears, his administration has managed to place itself at odds, at one time or another, with just about all of the relevant stakeholders in the debate over what comes next. In the past week alone, he's appeared to support the program, then oppose it, then support it again -- in unusually specific terms.

4 things to know before the bell

Buchwald, Don

Encounters: Howard Stern’s Superagent Is Getting With the Program

Don Buchwald has always done things the Don Buchwald way. Now his daughter is helping his agency rebrand and expand.

5 things for you need to know today

Toys "R" Us is closing more than 180 stores, more proof that Walmart and Amazon are squeezing their retail rivals. Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door. (You can also get "5 Things You Need to Know Today" delivered to your inbox daily. Sign up here.)

6 things to know before the bell

7 things to know before the bell

Cher: 'If you want a job done right, get a woman'

Cher implored women to vote at the Women's March on Sunday, saying this is "one of the worst times in our history" and that women have the power to make things right.

The Gambler: How Penniless Dropout Kirk Kerkorian Became the Greatest Deal Maker in Capitalist History (Book)

Q. & A.: Tell Us 5 Things About Your Book: The Rags-to-Riches Life of Kirk Kerkorian

William C. Rempel discusses “The Gambler,” his biography of Kerkorian, who dropped out of eighth grade and ended up on the Forbes list of billionaires.

Parties (Social)

5 Cheap(ish) Things to Help You Host the Perfect Super Bowl Party

From cups and cutlery to slow cookers and stain removers, we have your complete guide to party essentials.


Does ‘Three Billboards’ Say Anything About America? Well …

The movie thinks it’s saying something profound about human nature and America. But really, it’s off key about so many things.

Stocks: 4 things to know before the bell

David Harbour's latest Twitter challenge

"Stranger Things" star David Harbour is willing to do a few favors for his followers.

Stocks: 6 things to know before the bell

Trump's physician offers glowing praise

A sampling of the many kind things that Dr. Ronny Jackson, presidential physician, had to say about President Trump's health.

Stocks: 5 things to know before the bell


Tennis: My brother still makes fun of me, says Zverev

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Alexander Zverev can no longer hope to fly under the grand slam radar following a brilliant 2017 season but the hype has done little to change things on the home front, the 20-year-old wunderkind insists.

Politics and Government

Op-Ed Columnist: Know-Nothings for the 21st Century

Trumpism is an all-out attack on the values that made America great.


Review: Hipsters Double-Check Their Privilege in ‘Cute Activist’

A new comedy at the Bushwick Starr satirizes 20-somethings, gentrifiers, landlords and activists. In other words, Bushwick.