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The governing wing of the Republican party is nearing extinction

<b>(CNN) —</b> Another one bites the dust.<p>On Monday, New Jersey Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen, a noted moderate and chairman of the powerful Appropriations Committee, announced he was leaving Congress after 12 terms -- joining a rapidly expanding group of Republican moderates heading for the exits in advance …

Republicans

President Trump Is About to Give His First State of the Union Address. Here's How to Watch

President Donald Trump will deliver his first State of the Union address on Tuesday, Jan. 30.<p>Trump is expected to tout the United States’ economic …

FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe stepping down

WASHINGTON — FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe, who has been attacked by President Donald Trump, stepped down Monday, multiple sources familiar with the matter told NBC News.<p>McCabe will remain on the FBI payroll until he is eligible to retire with full benefits in mid-March, the sources said.<p>One …

Donald Trump

How often you actually need to shower, according to science

When was the last time you showered?<p>If you're like most people, the answer is probably less than 24 hours ago.<p>There's no official protocol for how often to shower, but folks around the world — in countries like India, the US, Spain, and Mexico — all bathe about once a day (either with soap or …

Skin Care

Mass Shooting at Texas Church Sparks Mourning, Outcry: ‘We Can Do Better Than This’

Trump tweets that he is monitoring from Japan after more than 20 people are killed at a church in Sunderland Springs<p>Prominent figures from both Hollywood and Washington, D.C., expressed their sadness and outrage at the latest mass shooting to hit America, after more than 20 people were shot dead on …

Bowe Bergdahl, the former hostage who pleaded guilty to desertion, avoids prison

FORT BRAGG, N.C. — Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl, who in 2009 walked off a U.S. military outpost in eastern Afghanistan and spent the next five years in enemy captivity, was sentenced Friday to a dishonorable discharge from the Army but will avoid prison time.<p>Bergdahl, 31, pleaded guilty in October to charges …

Bowe Bergdahl

Police Officer's 'Racist' Colin Kaepernick Costume Did Not Go Over Well

The officer won't face discipline over the incident.<p>A police officer at the University of Nevada, Reno, came under fire this week for a costume some described as racist.<p>The officer dressed as Colin Kaepernick, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback ― and UNR grad ― who helped to ignite the …

San Francisco

Former Trump Aides Charged as Prosecutors Reveal New Campaign Ties With Russia

WASHINGTON — The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, announced charges on Monday against three advisers to President Trump’s campaign and laid out the most explicit evidence to date that his campaign was eager to coordinate with the Russian government to damage his rival, Hillary Clinton.<p>The …

Donald Trump

‘The Russians Have Succeeded Beyond Their Wildest Expectations’

Former intelligence chief James Clapper says President Trump is dead wrong about Russian interference in America’s elections. And they’re going to get away with it again, he warns.<p><i>Subscribe to The Global POLITICO on Apple Podcasts here. | Subscribe via Stitcher here.</i><p>America’s former top spymaster …

Donald Trump

There's a Big Problem Skewing Neuroscience - We're Not All White And Middle Class

We need more diversity.<p>A few years ago, researchers were finding that psychology research was being affected by something WEIRD – an oversampling …

Hugh Hefner, Iconic Playboy, Dies at 91

The founder of the Playboy empire gave generations of men a robe-clad role model.<p>The 1992 documentary <i>Hugh Hefner: Once Upon a Time</i> was aptly titled. For generations of men, Hefner—who died September 27 at the age of 91, according to <i>Playboy</i>—lived a fairy-tale existence. As Kiss frontman <b>Gene Simmons</b> …

U.S. Army

The Best Tacos in Every US State, Mapped

Breakfast, lunch, dinner, or drunk at 3 am, tacos are considered by many as one of mankind's greatest inventions. They're so great, in fact, that …

A huge 'Game of Thrones' spoiler may just have been revealed on Reddit — and it has to do with Jon Snow's real name

<b>Update:</b> Sadly, it appears that Empire Magazine printed that Jon Snow's real name is Jaehaerys Targaryen based off of a fan theory, according to Claire Williams (the original redditor) who reached out to the author of the article. It has not been confirmed officially by anyone at HBO. We'll just …