We don't often consider how bad traditional lighters actually are for our health: butane fumes are not only toxic to humans, but to the environment as well. Plus, lighters are pretty much kaput once you use up the fluid inside them.

Nice towels are one of those little things that can make any home feel just a bit more luxurious. But no one should have to spend a boatload of money on something as simple as a towel, which is why these Turkish Fouta Towels are a great deal.

Sunday, 24 June 2018 08:01

The dark truth about child sex abuse

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An obviously agenda-driven report on extreme poverty from the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights accuses the U.S. under the Trump administration of, in the UN group's words, "becoming a champion of inequality.

Sunday, 24 June 2018 08:02

Kushner says Mideast peace plan "almost done"

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President Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser said in an interview published Sunday that the administration will soon present its Israeli-Palestinian peace plan, with or without input from Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas. In an interview published in the Arabic language Al-Quds newspaper, Jared Kushner appealed directly to Palestinians and criticized Abbas, who has shunned the Trump team over its alleged pro-Israel bias, particularly on the fate of contested Jerusalem.

The head of the U.S. Office of Government Ethics said that a multi-million-dollar loan by the Chinese government to a project that will enrich Donald Trump raises “serious concerns.”

But it’s up to Congress to address the problem, acting ethics director David Apol said in a letter last week to 60 Democratic members of Congress who called for an investigation into the deal, The Washington Post reported.

Double standards were on wide display Saturday after a Lexington, Virginia restaurant owner's Friday evening refusal to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. The Sanders incident has garnered a great deal of press attention, apparently because the she reacted to the incident on Twitter.