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10 rustic-chic holiday decorating ideas

By Brian Patrick Flynn for HGTV Rustic-style decorating, whether year-round or holiday-based, is achieved through a heavy use of texture, neutral hues and natural materials. Incorporate modern, rustic elements into your holiday decor with ideas from designer Casey Noble. Mason Jar Lights Blogger Hannah Slaughter brings understated elegance to this disparate grouping of Mason jars and discarded

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(L-R) Russian President Vladimir Putin and Chinese President Xi Jinping are seen here in a split image.

China has not provided extensive assistance to Russia as part of its war against Ukraine even as the two countries forge closer ties, senior Treasury officials say

By Sam Fossum While China and Russia have strengthened ties since the Kremlin’s brutal invasion of Ukraine, the US has not seen evidence that China has provided systemic material support to the Kremlin as Russian President Vladimir Putin and his government look for avenues to evade Western sanctions and backfill its military, according to senior

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Bill Clinton meets with former Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams in the Oval Office of the White House on St. Patrick's Day in Washington D.C.

What is the Good Friday Agreement? How a historic deal ended the Troubles in Northern Ireland

By Luke McGee, CNN US President Joe Biden will visit Belfast, Northern Ireland, this week to mark the 25th anniversary of the Good Friday Agreement (GFA), a peace deal that brought an end to decades of sectarian violence on the island of Ireland known as “the Troubles.” A lot has changed since 1998, when the deal was reached, but the accord lives large in the imaginations of

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The $500 billion dollar global beauty industry is grappling with a range of sustainability challenges across product manufacturing

The $500 billion beauty industry’s ‘green’ ambitions are a patchwork at best. And they’re falling short

Aditi Sangal, CNN The escalating climate crisis is shifting many people’s purchasing patterns and this extends to the $500 billion dollar global beauty industry which is grappling with a range of sustainability challenges across product manufacturing, packaging and disposal. Strategy and consulting firm Simon Kucher’s Global Sustainability Study 2021 found 60% of consumers around the

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