Aeromexico Offers ‘DNA Discounts’ For Americans With Mexican Ancestry

Aeromexico Offers ‘DNA Discounts’ For Americans With Mexican Ancestry Advertiser Disclosure The credit card offers that appear on the website are from credit card companies from which ThePointsGuy.com receives compensation. This compensation may impact how and where products appear on this site (including, for example, the order in which they appear). This site does not […]

I visited what’s possibly the world’s most polluted city, and realized Americans have no idea how good they have it

REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh Cairo, Egypt, is one of the world’s most polluted cities, if not No.1. I recently visited and found that, even after just a day in the city, I could feel the effects on my breathing, sleep, and skin. The experience reminded me of how lucky I, as an American, am to have […]

‘Burdensome’ transparency? US agency wants to ignore FOIA requests, in Americans’ best interests

The US Department of the Interior seeks to reserve the right to ignore any FOIA requests from the public that it deems too “burdensome” to fulfil. The move amounts to censorship and is a crackdown on transparency, critics argue. Claiming that it is overwhelmed by the volume of requests from journalist and the general public, […]

Why Americans Are Hungry for Cookbooks

YouTube creator Allisen Byrd sits in front of the camera in her bedroom with a large package on her lap. “I just got the Magnolia Table cookbook,” she says excitedly. “I’m gonna show you what it feels like to open it!” She tears open the box and does a close-up on HGTV star Joanna Gaines’ […]

I taught history at Georgetown for 60 years. Americans today are afraid of China, but most Americans know nothing about the average Chinese citizen.

VCG via Getty Images Today it looks like US-China relations are at their lowest point in decades, and that perception on both sides is clouded by misunderstanding and paranoia. The average American has no awareness of, nor exposure to, the average person in China.  Instead, Americans see 1.4 billion Chinese people and the handful of Chinese leaders […]

James Comey says the Russia investigation initially focused on 4 Americans

Associated Press/J. Scott Applewhite Former FBI Director James Comey said the Russia investigation initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to meddle in the 2016 election. Comey testified before House lawmakers on Friday, and a redacted transcript was released Saturday. Comey declined to identify the four Americans, but said […]