Hoover Dam, lit up turquoise to promote lung cancer awareness, as seen from O'Callaghan-Tillman Memorial Bridge on Thursday, May 11, 2017. Chase Stevens Las Vegas Review-Journal @csstevensphoto(Fenway Park/Facebook) Chances are you’ve dreamed of visiting far-off places like the Eiffel Tower or Mount Olympus. But the truth is, there are so many amazing things to do right here in America. Before you pay thousands of dollars to travel the world, consider looking in your own backyard — you’ll find plenty of things you really should do at least once in your lifetime. To make the most of your vacation time and be sure to take advantage of what the U.S. has to offer. Cross the Longest Suspension Bridge in the Western Hemisphere The Mackinac Bridge, also known as “Mighty Mac,” is the longest suspension bridge in the Western Hemisphere and the fifth-longest bridge of its kind in the world. This suspension bridge is an incredible 8,614 feet in length, or about 1.6 … [Read more...] about 60 things to do in America at least once in your life
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Rachel Premack, provided by Published 11:49 am CDT, Monday, March 25, 2019 David McNew/Getty Images A Facebook group with more than 26,000 truckers called Black Smoke Matters is planning to close the nation's highways on April 12. But not all truck drivers agree with the group's methods. Some truck drivers have said that the group has "criminal" intentions and that a highway shutdown could be dangerous. Chris Polk, who has been a truck driver for two decades, doesn't like the regulations that America's 1.8 million truck drivers must work under — especially the recently implemented safety laws that many truckers say actually make their jobs more unsafe. Because of those laws and the general decrease in pay that truck drivers have seen, a Facebook group with more than 26,000 truckers called Black Smoke Matters is planning to close the US's highways on April 12. Some truckers might park directly on a highway, while others are planning to refuse to work that day and … [Read more...] about A group of 26,000 truckers wants to strike against the biggest issues plaguing America’s trucking industry by shutting down the nation’s highways — but not everyone is on board
Holding yourself accountable is how you make your dreams come real. Deep Patel Published 6:00 am CST, Wednesday, March 6, 2019 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Hero Images | Getty Images 8 Ways to Stay Accountable With Your Goals 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Most of us talk endlessly about our hopes and dreams, and our desire to achieve our goals. Yet, day after day, month after month, we put our ambitions on hold. We fail to take steps toward our objectives. We procrastinate. You can have the greatest idea in the world and be brimming with talent and ambition, but unless you actually take steps to put … [Read more...] about 8 Ways to Stay Accountable With Your Goals
Last year, I felt that my whole life revolved around work. In 2019, that is all going to change. Nicole Snow Published 9:30 am CST, Tuesday, January 22, 2019 Nicole Snow and her daughter Nicole Snow and her daughter Photo: Erica Stoeckeler Photo: Erica Stoeckeler Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Nicole Snow and her daughter Nicole Snow and her daughter Photo: Erica Stoeckeler I'm a Woman Entrepreneur Who Created a Better Work-Life Balance. How You Can Do That, Too. 1 / 1 Back to Gallery In 2018 -- just last year! -- I felt that my whole life revolved around work. I didn’t feel that I had any control over my time; my business set my entire agenda, even on weekends. … [Read more...] about I’m a Woman Entrepreneur Who Created a Better Work-Life Balance. How You Can Do That, Too.
When Mark Meadows didn’t get President Donald Trump’s chief of staff gig, he wasn’t losing much. Just 10 days later, the powerful conservative lawmaker managed to engineer what has since become the longest-running government shutdown — convincing Trump to pull the trigger right as the partial closure was on the brink of being avoided. Story Continued Below Meadows picked up the phone to make his move just after Vice President Mike Pence had told lawmakers over lunch on Dec. 19 — two days before government funding would expire — that Trump was prepared to sign a clean spending bill to keep the government open through early February. The North Carolina Republican, who helped shutter the government in 2013 during a revolt against Obamacare, wasn’t prepared to back away from demanding funds for a border wall. And despite Pence’s clear-as-day comments, he assumed the president wasn’t either. Meadows was right. The following day, at … [Read more...] about Mark Meadows, Trump whisperer