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Why Last Night’s G.O.P. Victory Should Terrify Trump

Another massive special-election swing portends a 2018 bloodbath for Republicans.<p>For a brief, shining moment last year, it was good to be a Republican. Yes, an erratic, reality-star boor had laid siege to the West Wing, but for the first time in more than a decade, the G.O.P. had complete control …

Republicans

5 Foods That De-Bloat Your Stomach Faster Than Any Other

Ready for some sobering news? Your muffin top might be detrimental to your health. According to doctors, one of the worst places your body can store …

Nutrition

Macron just slammed Trump’s worldview in a rare address to Congress

It seems the Trump-Macron bromance doesn’t run very deep.<p>In an unusual address to a joint session of Congress Wednesday, French President Emmanuel Macron laid out a sweeping indictment of President Trump’s worldview — all without mentioning Trump by name.<p>Macron, widely considered to be Trump’s …

North Africa

Scott Pruitt’s New Rule Could Completely Transform the EPA

It would not only undermine 30 years of clean-air regulations, but radically restrict what science the agency is allowed to use.<p>Do you think the Environmental Protection Agency should completely overhaul how it uses science in its work? Do you think it should adopt new guidelines that totally …

Scott Pruitt

Americans Startled by Spectacle of President Who Can Speak English

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Americans who were watching television on Wednesday morning witnessed the startling spectacle of an English-speaking President, viewers have confirmed.<p>All of the major cable news networks interrupted their regularly scheduled programs to cover the phenomenon, as a …

Satire

The Supreme Court heard the Muslim Ban case today. It did not go well.

The Court is not going to save the country from Donald Trump.<p>The striking thing about Wednesday’s argument in <i>Trump v. Hawaii</i>, the Muslim ban case, is …

Donald Trump

Wildlife photographer captures osprey carrying shark, carrying fish in 'one-in-a-trillion photograph'

A wildlife photographer in Florida captured a stunning photo of an osprey carrying what appeared at first to be a fish in its talons. But after taking a closer look, the photographer realized that the bird’s next meal was in fact a small shark.<p>"It was very far away so I couldn't see it through my …

Nature Photography

Rugby player Simon Dunn shares a kiss in defiance of Israel Folau’s anti-gay views

Now this is how you stick it to a bigot.<p>Earlier this month, Australian rugby star Israel Folau caused outrage when he suggested that gay people would …

LGBTQI

Make These Chicken Parm Meatballs In Your Slow Cooker

Want the cheesy, tomato-y goodness of chicken Parmesan without all the breading and frying? With the help of ground chicken and the slow cooker, you …

Food

Melania Trump Really Doesn’t Want to Hold Donald Trump’s Hand

FLOTUS has been turning heads today in Washington, D.C., palling around with French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, in preparation for the first White House state dinner. The only thing more buzzed about than Melania Trump’s enormous hat was how she <i>really</i> does not want to hold …

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Bezos Says That When Pee Tape Is Released It Will Be Free for All Amazon Prime Members

SEATTLE (The Borowitz Report)—Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, announced on Tuesday that when the purported “pee tape” becomes available it will be offered free to all Amazon Prime members.<p>Speaking to reporters in Seattle, Bezos said that the pee-tape offer was “consistent with Amazon’s mandate …

Enterprise Tech

Scientific study on Trump voters confirms what people of color have been saying all along

The Trump voter is often portrayed in media and pop culture as a working-class white person, down on their luck and desperate for change. These …

Race & Ethnicity

Electric Buses Are Hurting the Oil Industry

Electric buses were seen as a joke at an industry conference in Belgium seven years ago when the Chinese manufacturer BYD Co. showed an early …

Alternative Fuel

Antioxidant found to wind back the clock on blood vessel function by up to 20 years

Much mystery surrounds the physiological processes by which humans age, but scientists are learning more all the time. With this knowledge come new …

Wellness

People Voted for Trump Because They Were Anxious, Not Poor

A new study finds that Trump voters weren’t losing income or jobs. Instead, they were concerned about their place in the world.<p>For the past 18 months, many political scientists have been seized by one question: Less-educated whites were President Trump’s most enthusiastic supporters. But why, …

University of Pennsylvania

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Report: Sean Hannity received HUD help on multimillion dollar property deals

Fox News host Sean Hannity allegedly received help from the US Department for Housing and Urban Development to carry out multimillion dollar real estate deals, according to a report by The Guardian.<p>The Guardian reported Sunday that Hannity is linked to a web of shell companies that spent at least …

Donald Trump

The Revolutionary Giant Ocean Cleanup Machine Is About To Set Sail

Boyan Slat dropped out of school to work on his design for a device that could collect the trillions of pieces of plastic floating in the ocean. After years of work, it’s ready to take its first voyage.<p>On a Wednesday afternoon in a sprawling lot on a former naval air station in Alameda, California, …

Pollution

Mueller Says That Until Yesterday He Had Almost Forgotten to Investigate Giuliani

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—The independent counsel, Robert Mueller, told reporters that, prior to news reports on Thursday, he had “almost forgotten” to investigate the former New York mayor Rudolph Giuliani.<p>“Like most Americans, I had totally forgotten about Rudy Giuliani’s existence,” he …

Satire

These hilarious gay dating bingo memes are going viral on Twitter

The internet can be a truly weird place.<p>If we’re not lost in a sea of memes or GIFs, we’re trying to navigate creating a compelling social media …

Time I

Spring Slow Cooker Recipes

Warmer weather doesn’t mean you need to retire the slow cooker.<p>There’s no denying the power of the slow cooker. It can create rich flavor, beautiful …

Cooking

As GOP balks, McConnell shuts down bill to protect Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday thwarted a bipartisan effort to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, saying he will not hold a floor vote on the legislation even if it is approved next week in the Senate Judiciary Committee.<p>McConnell said the bill is …

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Scientists accidentally create mutant enzyme that eats plastic bottles

The breakthrough, spurred by the discovery of plastic-eating bugs at a Japanese dump, could help solve the global plastic pollution crisis<p>Scientists have created a mutant enzyme that breaks down plastic drinks bottles – by accident. The breakthrough could help solve the global plastic pollution …

Pollution

Exclusive: The fans who lit up Harry Styles’ concert with a giant gay rainbow reveal how they did it

Two Harry Styles fans arranged for 15,000 people to create a gigantic lit-up rainbow at his concert – and they’ve revealed to PinkNews how they …

James Corden

Democrat Cory Booker branded ‘anti-Christian bigot’ for asking Trump nominee about his homophobic views

Democrat Senator Cory Booker is under fire from Republicans after exposing Trump’s Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo as a homophobe.<p>During a …

LGBTQI

As Trump rages at Comey, a new poll shows his lies are failing

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>President Trump angrily lashed out at former FBI director James B. Comey on Twitter this morning, but his tweets were less revealing about Comey than they were about the president’s own contempt for the rule of law.<p>A new Post/ABC News poll finds that Trump enters into this battle …

Donald Trump

This Is Us and more won big at last night's GLAAD awards

Last night the 29th annual GLAAD Media Awards were held in Los Angeles, and along with fulfilling the salutary purpose of presumably irritating the …

LGBTQI

Anchorage Becomes the First U.S. City to Vote Down a 'Bathroom Bill'

(ANCHORAGE, Alaska) — Voters in Alaska’s largest city have become the first in the U.S. to defeat a so-called bathroom bill referendum that asked …

LGBTQI

Even Moscow has had enough of Trump’s early morning tweets

Russia’s deputy PM took a swing at Donald Trump’s erratic Twitter diplomacy Friday, claiming the president’s early morning posts were overshadowing world affairs.<p>The jab came as tensions continue to rise over an anticipated U.S. strike on Syria — a military escalation that Moscow warned Friday …

Middle East

Trump’s allies worry that federal investigators may have seized recordings made by his attorney

President Trump’s personal attorney Michael D. Cohen sometimes taped conversations with associates, according to three people familiar with his practice, and allies of the president are worried that the recordings were seized by federal investigators in a raid of Cohen’s office and residences this …

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