Barbara Butcher

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Political scientists rank Trump last, Lincoln first in presidential greatness survey

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Presidents Barack Obama, George W. Bush and Ronald Reagan enjoyed upward bumps in their greatness rankings, while President Donald Trump was ranked historically low, according to a presidential "greatness" survey released Monday.<p>The 2018 Presidents and Executive Politics …

CNN

Wigan end Man City quadruple bid with Cup shock

Pep Guardiola’s quest to win an unprecedented quadruple with Manchester City came to a stunning and controversial end when they fell to a 1-0 defeat …

Soccer

Possible remains of world’s ‘richest pirate’ Captain Black Sam Bellamy to be compared to English descendant's DNA

He is thought to be the richest pirate that ever lived - amassing a hoard of treasure worth millions in today's money - before he was lost to sea along with his ship.<p>Captain 'Black Sam' Bellamy and his crew were aboard the Whydah Gally when it became caught in stormy seas in 1717, killing most on …

Archaeology

New blood test predicts autism with 92 percent accuracy

Researchers led by those from Warwick University in the United Kingdom have developed a diagnosis test for autism that may predict it with an …

Autism

9 totally unpresidential things Donald Trump tweeted over Presidents Day weekend

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> It's become almost <i>de rigueur</i> at this moment in time to note that President Donald Trump is the least presidential president who has ever presidented.<p>From the campaign he ran to get to the White House to how he he acted since arriving there 395 days ago, Trump seems to take pride …

Donald Trump

What Changed After the Vegas Shooting? Nothing.

Walking the Strip, same as it ever was.<p>LAS VEGAS—In the shaded drive in front of the Mandalay Bay resort at the far southern end of the Strip, the bellman said he couldn’t talk. “I’m sorry, sir,” he said. “We’ve been specifically told not to discuss that. Policy.” His voice dropped a bit. “But, you …

Stephen Paddock

Fox News’s appalling past 72 hours, analyzed

A data analysis shows how Fox News spun the Mueller indictment and Florida shooting into a defense of the president.<p>On Friday, FBI special counsel Robert Mueller filed the first charges against Russians in his investigation. The indictment details how a small group of Russian internet trolls tried …

Donald Trump

A monument to a royal child: Princess Elizabeth of Clarence

In the entrance hall of Frogmore House in Windsor Great Park is a sculpture of a royal child, remarkable in the sensitivity of its execution and the …

Prince Albert

5 ways to tackle mental health questions during a job interview

opinion<p><b>Since quitting my management job after a mental breakdown several years ago, it’s been a challenge to find a job to suit my circumstances.</b><p>My …

Employment

There's a Good Reason Kate Middleton Didn't Wear Black to the BAFTA Awards

Seeing the British royals on a red carpet is quite rare, but Kate Middleton does make a few exceptions. For the second year in a row, the Duchess of …

Kate Middleton

Trump blames everyone but Russia

<b>West Palm Beach, Florida (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, ensconced in his opulent private club of Mar-a-Lago this weekend, had a screed of combative thoughts.<p>None, however, offered answers.<p>Here in South Florida, the weekend air was filled with raw emotion in the wake of the deadliest school …

Donald Trump

Florida Student Emma Gonzalez Delivered a Chilling Speech About Gun Control

America was rocked by yet another mass shooting tragedy last week when a gunman entered Marjory Stoneman Douglas High school in Parkland, Florida and …

Guns

Bristol's most hilarious reactions to THE earthquake after 'end of the world' KFC closures

The biggest earthquake to have struck mainland UK in 10 years was felt in Bristol yesterday - but you'd never know it.<p>While some felt it and some …

Natural Disasters

America Is Under Attack and the President Doesn't Care

Trump’s gravest responsibility is to defend the United States from foreign attack—and he’s done nothing to fulfill it.<p>As the rest of America mourns the victims of the Parkland, Florida, massacre, President Trump took to Twitter.<p>Not for him the rituals of grief. He is too consumed by rage and …

Political Science

Trump attacks everyone but Russia

The president continues his barrage of tweets after the Mueller indictments.<p>President Donald Trump railed against the investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election Saturday night into Sunday, sending off a stream of tweets attacking the FBI, CNN, the Democratic Party, his own …

Donald Trump

Journalists slam Trump aide's 'repulsive' attack over Russia

Journalists lashed out at a White House spokesman on Saturday after the aide to President TrumpDonald John TrumpTillerson: Russia already looking to …

Donald Trump

Trumps went straight from Parkland to Studio 54- themed 'disco party' at Mar-a-Lago: report

President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump didn’t spend overlong pondering the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Friday …

Donald Trump

Hong Kong art: Miniature art shows disappearing Hong Kong

An exhibition of miniature dioramas offers a glimpse into a disappearing way of life in Hong Kong, reports Grace Tsoi from BBC Chinese.

Hong Kong

Rep. Garamendi: Trump "has taken no action" to protect country from Russia

05:26<p>Mueller indictment begs question: what's next?<p>05:14<p>Stoneman Douglas Teacher: "The kids needed me," so I did not cry<p>03:07<p>2016 Pres. Candidate …

Donald Trump

Trump fumes over 'Fake News Media' as he distances himself from Russia indictments

President Donald Trump lashed out at the "Fake News Media" in a series of tweets Saturday in which he distanced himself from special counsel Robert Mueller's ongoing investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election.<p>On Friday, Mueller's office charged 13 Russian nationals and three Russian …

Donald Trump

Mueller tells a compelling story of Russian intrigue that was designed to elect Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> As both a prosecutor and defense attorney, I have written and reviewed many indictments. Though often brimming with legalese, they are designed by prosecutors to tell a compelling and detailed crime story. The indictment announced Friday in the Mueller investigation told just such a story …

Donald Trump

Trump spokesperson defends Russia, blames election interference on the free press

Fox News wasn't interested in correcting this spin.<p>Deputy White House Press Secretary Hogan Gidley claimed during an appearance on Fox News on …

Donald Trump

13 dead after helicopter crash at Mexico earthquake site

A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground.<p>The Oaxaca state prosecutor's office said in a statement that five women, four men and three children were killed at …

Mexico

7.2 quake damages homes, but Mexico avoids major destruction

<b>By PETER ORSI and CHRISTOPHER SHERMAN</b><p>MEXICO CITY — Mexico appeared Saturday to have escaped major destruction after a magnitude 7.2 earthquake …

Natural Disasters

4.2-magnitude earthquake hits UK with epicentre eight miles outside Swansea

A 4.2-magnitude earthquake has been felt across Wales and southwest England.<p>Thousands of people reported the tremor, with its epicentre falling …

Natural Disasters

Lizzy Yarnold becomes first Brit to defend Winter Olympics title as Laura Deas clinches bronze

Lizzy Yarnold became the first Brit to defend a Winter Olympics title as she clinched gold in the skeleton as compatriot Laura Deas claimed …

Winter Olympics

Mueller indicts 13 Russian nationals over 2016 election interference

<b>(CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller has indicted 13 Russian nationals and three Russian entities for allegedly meddling in the 2016 presidential election, charging them with conspiracy to defraud the United States, the Department of Justice announced Friday.<p>In addition, three defendants were …

Donald Trump

Nothing’s Wrong… So Why Do I Feel So Depressed?

<b>Here’s what you need to do.</b>Have you recently been feeling depressed but nothing is wrong?Do you feel like you have everything that you want in your …

HeadOn

You can feel the horror of the Florida school shooting unfold in this text exchange between two sisters

<b>(CNN) —</b> Facing death, 17-year-old Hannah Carbocci wanted her big sister.<p>A bullet had just pierced the wall of her classroom at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida. Gunshots -- a lot of them -- had exploded. Someone in her class was hurt. Someone else, somewhere, was …

CNN

Dom Parsons slides in for dramatic bronze to win Great Britain's first medal at Pyeongchang Games

Great Britain's Dom Parsons won a dramatic bronze medal in the men's skeleton at the Olympic Sliding Centre in Pyeongchang.<p>Starting his final run in third place, Parsons thought he had blown it when he slipped behind Russia's Nikita Tregubov with two racers still to go.<p>But Latvian Martins Dukurs …

Gymnastics