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Jim Carrey’s Political Cartoons Are Getting a Show at Maccarone, Timed to the Midterm Elections

Art World<p>After two years of promoting his work on Twitter, the actor-turned-cartoonist has earned a prestigious new venue.<p>,<p>After Donald Trump’s …

Los Angeles

Some farmers worry Trump's bailout checks won't be enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Farmers across the United States will soon begin receiving government checks as part of a billion-dollar bailout to buoy growers experiencing financial strain from President Donald Trump's trade disputes with China.<p>But even those poised for big payouts worry it won't be enough. …

Farming

China Fills a Trump-Sized Vacuum at the U.N.

As Washington pulls back from Turtle Bay, Beijing is gaining power and influence.<p>One man will dominate proceedings at the United Nations General Assembly this week: Donald Trump. But the man who has become, in more ways than ever, the most important man in U.N. politics—Chinese President Xi …

China

Trump Called Carmen Yulin Cruz "Incompetent" And A "Horror Show" In A New Interview

In a Monday morning interview with Geraldo Rivera, President Donald Trump touched on numerous topics that have been present in the news lately. Brett …

Puerto Rico

Could Senolytic Therapies Cure Aging?

Though the term “senolytic therapies” may be a bit foreign to the general public, the agents themselves are nothing new to scientists who have been looking to them to find treatments for a host of ailments that cause human beings to age. Some scientists say we are just a few years away from drugs, …

Mayo Clinic

Rod Rosenstein still has a job; he will meet with Trump on Thursday

President Donald Trump will meet with Rod Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, on Thursday to discuss reports that Rosenstein talked about invoking the 25th Amendment to remove Trump from office, Sarah Sanders, the press secretary, said Monday.<p>The announcement came just hours after the …

Donald Trump

High-Skilled Immigrants Call Out The Trump Administration's 'Hypocrisy'

The Trump administration says it wants to move to a "merit-based" immigration system — one that gives priority to immigrants who speak English and are highly educated.<p>But critics say that rhetoric is at odds with the administration's actions.<p>"Show me any policy that's come out so far that has …

Trump Administration

WALMART SOUNDS THE ALARM: Trump's trade war will hit Americans hard (WMT)

Eduardo Munoz/Reuters<p><b>Walmart sent a letter to the Trump administration about two weeks ago asking it to reconsider new tariffs on $200 billion worth</b> …

Tariffs

Senolytic Therapies Seem To Stop Alzheimer's Disease 'In Its Tracks'

Scientists at the University of Texas have implicated a type of cellular stress for the first time as a player in Alzheimer’s disease. And their discovery could lead to treatments for more than 20 human brain diseases including Alzheimer’s and traumatic brain injury. One author of the study went as …

Alzheimer's Disease

Brett Kavanaugh is Probably a Goner Now

The spotlight has gotten a lot hotter.<p>Brett Kavanaugh’s primary and most plausible defense against the charge that he sexually assaulted Christine …

Brett Kavanaugh

Land of the free? How Trump has put America’s identity in peril

Some 20 months into his term Trump has been pretty much the president we expected: loud, boastful, bullying, reckless, ruder than the worst-bred minor royalty, tetchy as a wolverine in heat. The main thing to note is the very most main thing: he’s still going.<p>The juggernaut that was launched off …

Affordable Care Act

'We're moving to higher ground': America's era of climate mass migration is here

After her house flooded for the third year in a row, Elizabeth Boineau was ready to flee. She packed her possessions into dozens of boxes, tried not to think of the mold and mildew-covered furniture and retreated to a second-floor condo that should be beyond the reach of pounding rains and swelling …

Sea Level

Abraham Lincoln warned us about dangerous men like Donald Trump

In 1838, when he was a twenty-nine-year-old Illinois state legislator, Abraham Lincoln foresaw the coming of Donald Trump. Lincoln warned of him, or …

Donald Trump

The Trump Administration’s New Immigration Proposal Is Nothing But Pure Cruelty

The policy will take food from children's mouths—and affect many more than the administration suggests.<p>The spectacle of Donald J. Trump, American president, flailing on Twitter can be strangely reassuring—lulling us into the false belief that his administration is too incompetent to act on its …

Trump Administration

Trump Demands More Attacks On Women After New Kavanaugh Sexual Assault Allegations

Trump responded to more sexual assault allegations against his Supreme Court nominee by telling his staff that this is why they should have been …

Donald Trump

Trump stands up for men accused of abusing women

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump may be unpredictable, but he's been pretty consistent in one way: Standing up for men accused of being abusive to women, while at the same time seeking to undermine their female accusers. This November, in the first national election since the start of the #MeToo movement, …

Bill Clinton

Michael Avenatti says he represents woman with "credible" Kavanaugh information

Michael Avenatti, an apparent 2020 presidential hopeful and the lawyer known for representing Stormy Daniels, tweeted Sunday night that he represents …

Michael Avenatti

The Skatalites - Rock Fort Rock

Fatboy Slim - Weapon Of Choice [Official Video]

Music Videos

Psst, President Trump! The Chinese aren’t paying for the tariffs you’re imposing. We are.

President Donald Trump announced Monday that he’s slapping a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods, on top of similar tariffs imposed earlier this year on $50 billion worth of Chinese imports. Once the new tariffs are in place, Trump’s levies will apply to almost half the value …

Tariffs

The key players in the push to purge Americans from voter rolls

J Christian Adams<p>Adams, 50, the president and general counsel of Pilf, is at the forefront of the rightwing push to purge large numbers of people off voter rolls. He was a core member of Donald Trump’s ill-fated commission on voter fraud, a panel of the country’s leading voter suppressors that …

Voter Fraud

Toxic Spills Highlight Trump's Deregulation of Coal Plant Waste

The breach of a pond used to store coal ash in North Carolina has revived criticism of the Trump administration’s efforts to loosen restrictions on …

North Carolina

White House distances itself from reports that Trump could target Facebook, Google and Twitter with a new executive order

The White House sought to distance itself Saturday from reports that President Donald Trump is considering an executive order that would subject tech giants like Facebook, Google and Twitter to federal investigations for alleged political bias.<p>For weeks, top tech companies have been on edge, …

The White House

I'm a Republican, but Kavanaugh Must Withdraw His Nomination

This has been a rough week for the Senate Judiciary Committee’s credibility and most of all for Professor Christine Ford and Judge Brett Kavanaugh as …

Brett Kavanaugh

Watch A 7-Year-Old Bassist Play Along With Mac Miller

What were you doing when you were 7 years old?<p>Likely nothing as astonishing as Aron Hodek. According to his Instagram account (aronthebassist), this child from Slovakia loves watching Tiny Desk videos and playing along with them. Here, he accompanies Mac Miller's Tiny Desk concert — and, in …

Mac Miller

The lesson from Hurricane Florence? Don't elect Republicans, readers say - Los Angeles Times

It goes without saying that hurricanes, like any other disaster, don’t care about the political fealties of the populations they devastate. But those storms, unlike the earthquakes with which we in Southern California are familiar, are almost certainly influenced by human activity, and scientists …

North Carolina

Why You’re Probably Getting a Microchip Implant Someday

Microchip implants are going from tech-geek novelty to genuine health tool—and you might be running out of good reasons to say no.<p>When Patrick McMullan first heard in early 2017 that thousands of Swedish citizens were unlocking their car doors and turning on coffee machines with a wave of their …

RFID

Paul Gosar: Siblings savage congressman in attack advert

<b>Arizona Congressman Paul Gosar, a Republican from the party's most conservative wing, is standing for re-election in November.</b><p>Fearing for the future, his siblings have thrown their weight behind their choice of candidate in a powerful new TV advert.<p>The striking part? It's not their brother.<p>Nope - …

Siblings

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross to be deposed about plan to rig 2020 census

A federal judge said Friday that "his intent and credibility are directly at issue."<p>Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross is going to have to testify …

Wilbur Ross

Michael Lewis: The Big Short author on how Trump is gambling with nuclear disaster

The fifth risk is something impossible to prepare for. What matters is having a well-organised government to respond<p>‘The woman who ran Obama’s energy-policy analysis was told the office was now occupied by Eric Trump’s brother-in-law’ Michael Lewis<p>Michael Lewis began thinking about his new book,<i>The</i> …

U.S. Dept. of Energy