Striking maps reveal the huge wealth gap between San Francisco and the rest of the country

Google Earth/Leanna Garfield The typical San Francisco household makes about $ 96,677 each year. That’s nearly double the national median household income of $ 57,617, according to the US Census Bureau.  A new interactive map — which plots average incomes in counties across the US — visualizes the enormous wealth gap between the San Francisco Bay Area and the […]

Mattis reportedly wanted Congress’ support before striking Syria — but Trump had other plans

Chris Kleponis-Pool/Getty Images US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis reportedly pushed President Donald Trump to get congressional approval before launching new military strikes on Syria. Mattis feared an escalated conflict with Russia, Syria’s ally. Trump shook off the suggestion and reportedly wanted a fast and dramatic action against the Syrian regime for a suspected chemical weapons […]

Air France Workers Are Striking Again, and It’s Costing Tons of Money

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Trump appears on the verge of striking Syria — here’s a look at US firepower in the region

US Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist Seaman Apprentice Ignacio D. Perez/Released President Donald Trump warned on Wednesday that US missiles are coming to strike Syria, despite Russia’s threats to shoot down incoming US missiles and even the platforms that fire them. The US has struck Syria before, using cruise missiles from two US Navy […]

‘Israel made a mistake by striking Syria & jeopardizing relations with Russia’ – expert

Israel’s airstrike on a Syrian airbase was a strategic error that’d be hard to explain to Russia, as the aggressive act can’t be classified in any other way than aiding terrorists, political scientist Vyacheslav Matuzov told RT. “The Israelis, I think, have made a strategic mistake because, by picking up the role of a warmongering […]

Striking Oklahoma teachers storm & occupy state capitol over pay and funding (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Thousands of Oklahoma teachers stormed the state capitol and refused to budge when confronted by authorities about their loud chants. The protest appears to be part of a statewide strike over teacher pay and school funding. Over 30,000 teachers walked out of schools across Oklahoma on Monday and Tuesday, protesting what they say are teacher […]

2018 Infiniti QX30 In-Depth Review: A Striking Mini Crossover with Minimal Practicality

– The highly stylized QX30 attempts to connect the experience of compact hatchbacks and high-riding crossovers. Its unmistakable sheetmetal is straight from Infiniti’s design studio, but its platform and powertrain are courtesy of Mercedes-Benz—specifically the CLA- and GLA-class. The little luxury ute shares their 208-hp turbo four-cylinder and seven-speed automatic transmission. Front-wheel drive is standard; […]

White House shoots down claim that a member of Trump’s National Security Council implied that striking North Korea could help him in the midterm elections

Jonathan Ernst/Reuters A South Korean news report translated to English quoted a staffer on President Donald Trump’s National Security Council who was said to have mentioned that a limited strike against North Korea “might help in the midterm elections.” The news stoked fears that the US might be more serious about preemptively striking North Korea […]

Striking Portraits of Famous Figures from Man Ray’s Hollywood Period

From 1940 to 1951, legendary artist Man Ray left Paris to escape the German occupation and moved to Los Angeles. While there, he abandoned his commercial fashion photography for premiere magazines like Vogue and Harper’s Bazaar and focused on fine art. The photos he created during this period are part of an exciting exhibit at […]