AN URGENT call to lead an extraordinary life permeates American discussions of success and happiness. A new documentary on Netflix, “I Am Not Your Guru” by Joe Berlinger, looks at Tony Robbins, the biggest motivational magnate of all, and his “Date with Destiny” seminar.
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ACCEPTING the Republican Party’s presidential nomination in Cleveland on July 21st, Donald Trump hailed himself as an American Caesar, sacrificing a life of private ease to enter the public arena and save a republic sunk in decadence, and betrayed by its corrupt and mendacious elites.
Alicia Silverstone has landed the lead role in American Woman, TV Land's pilot about the youth of Real Housewives of Beverly Hills' Kyle Richards, THR reports. Silverstone will play a character inspired by Richards's mother, a single mom raising two daughters "amid the sexual revolution and the rise of feminism" ... More »
An American tugboat has been badly damaged after suffering a fire Friday while towing a barge approximately 8 miles east of Matanzas off Florida’s Atlantic Coast. All six crew members aboard donned life jackets and abandoned ship into a life raft. Show More Summary
Alicia Silverstone (Clueless) has been tapped to star in TV Land pilot American Woman, inspired by the life of The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills‘ Kyle Richards. Silverstone will play Bonnie Nolan, a mother with two daughters who finds herself facing an entirely new world after she leaves her husband. Show More Summary
At the American Red Cross, I have the incredible privilege to see the very best of humanity. Each day, the Red Cross answers the call for help when a home fire devastates a family, a military member returns home for an emergency involving...Show More Summary
In the world of American Gods, Neil Gaiman’s 2001 novel, old myths stalk the backroads and byways of the new world. The deities of the book’s title are ideas brought to life by belief, a belief that slowly vanishes as human attention turns to other dreams and desires. Show More Summary
A California man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison and supervised release for life for attempting to support Islamic State and lying to get a replacement American passport to join the group in Syria. Adam Dandach was sentenced Monday in U.S. District Court in Santa Ana. The 22-year-old pleaded...
One of the best things about being famous is that you get to play sports and act out old sitcom gags with other famous people. On Saturday at the American Century Championship golf tournament in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada, basketball superstar...Show More Summary
Senior officials involved in the Philadelphia convention planning say they have structured the week to highlight key moments of Hillary Clinton's life, hoping to persuade Americans that she is out to help regular people--not herself--as some voters suspect.
The first thing that hit Philip Holt when he visited his son’s fraternity, Delta Upsilon, at Clarkson University in 2006 was the mess. Then it was the smell. “I think most fraternities have a basement where they have their parties, but it was like a brewery down there. Show More Summary
Americans want restrictions on abortion. As I sit in the Knights of Columbus soon-to-open to about 18,000 pilgrims Mercy Centre in Krakow for World Youth Day, from their headquarters in New Haven, Conn., comes release of a new Marist poll they’ve commissioned on the question. Show More Summary
Looking at my mortality, in a world of constant American war. This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch. I recently dug my mother’s childhood photo album out of the depths of my bedroom closet. When I opened it, I found that theShow More Summary
The following information is an edited excerpt from a news release supplied by the AFA. Photos and and media added by Hoofcare Publishing: The American Farrier’s Association (AFA) and Life Data Labs, Inc. have entered into an educational...Show More Summary
These color snapshots were taken in Bangkok in 1956 by an American photographer when he worked in Siam (now Thailand) for several months in the mid 1950s doing mapping and survey work. See more »
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts is welcoming this summer's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia with a special exhibition, Happiness, Liberty, Life?: American Art and Politics, on view June 30 - September 18, 2016. Show More Summary
A crocodile attack in Costa Rica has left an American surfer injured in the country, NY Daily News reports. The incident reportedly happened at a popular beach resort in Costa Rica on Friday. The man, whose identity was not revealed by authorities was initially believed to be a resident of Arizona. Show More Summary
Jeffrey Toobin, legal expert for The New Yorker and author of the definitive Simpson book “The Run of His Life,” returns now with another made-for-TV tale about child of privilege Hearst.