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What Makes A Forbes Travel Guide Five-Star?

WHAT MAKES A FORBES TRAVEL GUIDE FIVE-STAR?

The New Stars Will Shine On February 20. When Forbes Travel Guide's expert inspectors visit a property, they anonymously test it against...

Trump supports more background checks on guns, says White House

TRUMP SUPPORTS MORE BACKGROUND CHECKS ON GUNS, SAYS WHITE HOUSE

President Donald Trump "is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system" for gun purchases. He was criticized...

 
 
 
White House: President open to improving background checks

WHITE HOUSE: PRESIDENT OPEN TO IMPROVING BACKGROUND CHECKS

A Trump administration spokesman said "the President is supportive of efforts to improve the federal background check system."

Ivanka Trump is reportedly going to get a lavish, First Lady-style welcome at the Winter Olympics - in the hope she'll persuade Trump to visit North Korea

IVANKA TRUMP IS REPORTEDLY GOING TO GET A LAVISH, FIRST LADY-STYLE WELCOME AT THE WINTER OLYMPICS - IN THE HOPE SHE'LL PERSUADE TRUMP TO VISIT NORTH KOREA

South Korea plans to roll out the red carpet for Ivanka Trump when she visits the country next week, according to local media. The...

 
 
 
What's closed on Presidents' Day

WHAT'S CLOSED ON PRESIDENTS' DAY

All county, state and federal offices in the Pittsburgh area will be closed Monday. Here's a list of what else is closed for the holiday.

Beyond The Frame | The Qi Bao Shuchang/Teahouse | Fuji X-Pro2

BEYOND THE FRAME | THE QI BAO SHUCHANG/TEAHOUSE | FUJI X-PRO2

A shuchang in Qi Bao. Photo © Tewfic El-Sawy | All Rights Reserved Six months ago the words Qi Bao (totally distinct from qi pao, which...

 
 
 
'THE FLOODGATES ARE OPEN': The US government is set to begin an unprecedented borrowing binge

'THE FLOODGATES ARE OPEN': THE US GOVERNMENT IS SET TO BEGIN AN UNPRECEDENTED BORROWING BINGE

Flickr / Doug Wertman The US government's funding needs are set to increase following the two-year budget agreement that will hike...

Here's who could lend the US Treasury the $3 trillion it needs in the next 3 years

HERE'S WHO COULD LEND THE US TREASURY THE $3 TRILLION IT NEEDS IN THE NEXT 3 YEARS

Joshua Roberts/Reuters The US Treasury Department estimates that it will need to borrow around $1 trillion a year for the next three...

 
 
 
Federer overpowers Dimitrov to win 97th career title

FEDERER OVERPOWERS DIMITROV TO WIN 97TH CAREER TITLE

ROTTERDAM, Netherlands - Roger Federer overpowered Grigor Dimitrov 6-2, 6-2 in less than an hour Sunday to win the ABN AMRO World Tournament,...

Wall Street's favorite new thing to worry about may already be in the rearview mirror

WALL STREET'S FAVORITE NEW THING TO WORRY ABOUT MAY ALREADY BE IN THE REARVIEW MIRROR

REUTERS/Fred Prouser Wall Street is worried stronger wage growth will lead the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates more quickly. Evidence...

 
 
 
Churros, pranks, and hallway bobsleds: Here's what Winter Olympic athletes get up to when they're not competing

CHURROS, PRANKS, AND HALLWAY BOBSLEDS: HERE'S WHAT WINTER OLYMPIC ATHLETES GET UP TO WHEN THEY'RE NOT COMPETING

Getty Images Athletes at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang have all had to work hard. Qualification for the Olympic games requires...

McMaster says evidence of Russian meddling in the US election is 'now really incontrovertible'

MCMASTER SAYS EVIDENCE OF RUSSIAN MEDDLING IN THE US ELECTION IS 'NOW REALLY INCONTROVERTIBLE'

AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta The US indicted 13 Russians accused of an elaborate plot to disrupt the 2016 presidential election. H.R....

 
 
 
A heroic 17-year-old high school student saved dozens of classmates by hiding them behind bullet-proof sheets during the Florida shooting

A HEROIC 17-YEAR-OLD HIGH SCHOOL STUDENT SAVED DOZENS OF CLASSMATES BY HIDING THEM BEHIND BULLET-PROOF SHEETS DURING THE FLORIDA SHOOTING

Colton Haab/Facebook Colton Haab is a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and a member of the Junior Reserve Officers'...

Russians staged pro-Trump, anti-Clinton rallies across US

RUSSIANS STAGED PRO-TRUMP, ANTI-CLINTON RALLIES ACROSS US

Russian trolls staged pro-Trump and anti-Clinton rallies across the country in an effort to disrupt the 2016 election, Friday's federal...

 
 
 
National Labor Relations Board rejected Damore's claim that Google fired him unjustly

NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD REJECTED DAMORE'S CLAIM THAT GOOGLE FIRED HIM UNJUSTLY

A federal body overseeing labor disputes advised the dismissal of Jeremy Damore's claim that Google fired him unjustly for his controversial...

Federal judge rules that embedded tweets can represent copyright infringement

FEDERAL JUDGE RULES THAT EMBEDDED TWEETS CAN REPRESENT COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT

A recent ruling by a New York federal judge could have significant implications for how copyright laws are enforced. The ruling was...

 
 
 
Bitcoin miner in NYC home interfered with T-Mobile network, FCC says

BITCOIN MINER IN NYC HOME INTERFERED WITH T-MOBILE NETWORK, FCC SAYS

Enlarge / An Antminer S5. A New York City resident was ordered to turn off his bitcoin miner after the Federal Communications Commission...

The Florida shooting suspect was on the school rifle team supported by an NRA grant

THE FLORIDA SHOOTING SUSPECT WAS ON THE SCHOOL RIFLE TEAM SUPPORTED BY AN NRA GRANT

Reuters Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz was a member of a varsity marksmanship team supported by a grant from the NRA. Cruz was...

 
 
 
Top of the world: Federer, 36, becomes oldest number one

TOP OF THE WORLD: FEDERER, 36, BECOMES OLDEST NUMBER ONE

Roger Federer became the oldest world number one on Friday when the 20-time Grand Slam title winner reached the semi-finals of the...

FCC threatens arrest, hardware seizure for those using popular bitcoin miner

FCC THREATENS ARREST, HARDWARE SEIZURE FOR THOSE USING POPULAR BITCOIN MINER

After determining a popular piece of bitcoin mining hardware was interfering with local internet connections, the Federal Communications...