The best devices and apps to up your selfie game

The first time a stranger on the train told me I had a nice smile, I didn't believe her. Back then, I hadn't yet had my crooked teeth fixed, and my self-esteem wasn't anywhere as high as it is today. I was an ugly kid, and it took a shocking number o…

Can Formula One’s American takeover fuel a long-awaited US expansion?

Liberty Media’s $8bn acquisition of Formula One in January has given rise to fresh questions about the series’ intentions in the United States

About an hour’s drive from where I live, in the coastal hinterlands of South Carolina, lies the city of Savannah, Georgia. And every so often I’ll cross the border for a taste of the big city.

On one such excursion a few months back, while walking through a neighborhood on the fringe of Savannah’s tourist district, I found myself doubling back to examine a historical marker for something called the American Grand Prize. What’s its connection to Sunday’s United States Grand Prix in Austin, Texas? Well, it’s the granddaddy, an early milepost on the way to Formula One as we know it today.

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The Resistance Now: Democrats divided over party shakeup

This week, Chelsea Handler announced her turn to full-time activism and celebrity chefs heated up the fight for marriage equality

The DNC is meeting in Las Vegas this week for the first time since Tom Perez became chair. It should have been a moment for consolidation of the party’s left and centrist elements.

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Wife of ex-US health secretary Price asks if people with HIV can be quarantined

  • Georgia state representative Betty Price seeks to ‘curtail the spread’
  • Republican doctor asks committee meeting: ‘What are we legally able to do?’

A Georgia state lawmaker who is married to former Trump health secretary Tom Price asked during a legislative committee meeting about the possibility of quarantining people with HIV.

Related: Steve Bannon blasts George Bush and calls for Republican ‘revolt’

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