Political correctness is widely unpopular with Americans of all ages and races, a study finds

Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images 80% of Americans think that political correctness is a problem, a new study has found. A majority of Americans in all race and age categories felt this way, despite stereotypes and assumptions in society, it said. The study found that most Americans are part of an “exhausted majority” that are flexible in […]

How Anderson Cooper, Rachel Maddow, and Sean Hannity opened their shows for a week perfectly illustrates how Americans see the news differently

YouTube Anderson Cooper of CNN, Rachel Maddow of MSNBC, and Sean Hannity of Fox News are three of the biggest primetime anchors in media today. Each anchor and their respective cable news network takes a unique and different angle on the news of the day during primetime programming. As a result, their audiences can come […]

'We're going to win!' Pompeo vows China trade war will last until Americans get what they 'deserve'

As the latest US and Chinese tit-for-tat tariffs are about to take effect, Mike Pompeo has reassured Americans that any inconveniences they might suffer in the trade war are temporary, before they emerge victorious and prosperous. After a vast number of American businesses and multinationals expressed concern about the damage from the new tariffs and […]

Cowboy to soy boy: Americans consuming more fake meat & dairy than ever

A new study by the Good Food Institute (GFI), which represents the plant-based foods industry, found that sales of substitutes for animal products have exceeded $ 3.7 billion. While total US retail food sales grew just two percent over the last 12 months, retail sales of plant-based foods grew 17 percent during the same time […]

The 16 cities where Americans struggle the most to pay rent (Z)

Richard Heyes/Flickr Residents in 16 cities across America are spending a higher share of their income on rent than the national level, according to Zillow.  It’s toughest for low-income earners. Home prices have increased faster than incomes since the recession, and rising mortgage rates are making the market more expensive.  Housing is getting more unaffordable […]

'Insults' to Islam were motivation for Afghan man's attack on 2 Americans in Amsterdam – prosecutors

The man who stabbed two American tourists at Amsterdam’s busy Central railway station says he was motivated by insults to Islam in the Netherlands and that he chose his victims at random, according to prosecutors. The 19-year-old Afghan national, identified as Jawed S., said he traveled to Amsterdam from Germany – where he has residency […]

Here’s why Americans don’t have to work on Labor Day

The nation will observe Labor Day this coming Monday, allowing millions to enjoy the waning days of summer, as well their last chance to wear white pants without earning a "tsk tsk" from Miss Manners. How did this early September holiday get its start? Though President Grover Cleveland declared Labor Day a national holiday in […]

Medics warn of dangerous ‘kissing bug’ disease as 300,000 Americans already infected

Health experts are warning that the potentially lethal parasitic disease spread by ‘kissing bugs’ has taken hold in the US, with more than 300,000 Americans contracting it. The Chagas disease, which used to be contained in Central and South America (infecting at least eight million people) has reached the US, infecting hundreds of thousands across […]

Emirates launched a new flight targeted at a small city in New Jersey that most Americans have never heard of — and it’s a brilliant strategy

Boeing Emirates launched its first non-stop flight between Dubai and Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey. The route is targeted at New Jersey’s large Indian, Pakistani, and Bangladeshi population. According to Emirates, traffic flow into and out of the Indian subcontinent account for 1/3 of the airline’s entire US business. Over the past three […]