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Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

<b>Updated at 11:02 p.m. ET</b><p>When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The …

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs

New 3D printer will combine all your medications in one personalized pill

We increasingly live in an age of personalized health care, where treatment can be tailored to suit individuals on a person-by-person basis. A new 3D …

3D Printing

Neutron star collision named biggest scientific breakthrough of 2017

The discovery of two neutron stars violently colliding has been named the top scientific breakthrough of 2017 by the journal Science.<p>Scientists from …

Black Holes

How to Rebuild Puerto Rico

1. Round One<p>Fear hit Orlando Gonzalez only after the storm had already been battering his grandmother’s house for more than 12 hours. It wasn’t the …

Caribbean

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

New Jersey

Louis C.K.: 'These stories are true'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Warning: This article contains language some may consider offensive.</i><p>Comedian Louis C.K. has said the sexual misconduct allegations levied against him are true.<p>He apologized Friday after a bombshell report by the New York Times the day before cited five women who said the comedian engaged in …

Louis C.K.

Las Vegas killer fired at airport fuel tank

<b>Las Vegas (CNN) —</b> As investigators tried to piece together the reason why a man with an arsenal of rifles rained deadly fire down on Las Vegas concertgoers, dozens of his victims remained in the hospital.<p>At Sunrise Hospital, where 200 of the killed, wounded and hurt were taken Sunday night, 45 …

Music Festivals

Las Vegas shooter wired $100k to the Philippines

Las Vegas suspect Stephen Paddock wired $100,000 to the Philippines last week, according to an NBC News report. Paddock's girlfriend, Marilou Danley, …

Las Vegas Shooting

Weapons cache found at Las Vegas shooter's home

<b>(CNN) —</b> Stephen Paddock, who sent bullets and terror down on thousands attending a Jason Aldean concert in Las Vegas, had an arsenal in his 32nd-floor hotel room and at his home 80 miles away, officials said.<p>Police recovered 23 guns from his Las Vegas hotel room and another 19 guns from Paddock's …

Las Vegas

Trump attacks San Juan mayor over hurricane response

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump launched an attack on San Juan Mayor Carmen Yulín Cruz on Saturday for criticizing the White House's hurricane relief efforts in Puerto Rico, accusing her of "poor leadership" and suggesting that the island's residents are not doing enough to help …

Caribbean

Iran, North Korea expected to dominate Trump's first UN General Assembly

<b>United Nations (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump totes his "America First" stance this week to the United Nations General Assembly, the annual inundation of diplomats and world leaders who this year await the new US leader with uneasy anticipation.<p>The summit in Trump's hometown -- New York City -- has …

Donald Trump

London Subway Attack: U.K. Police Arrest Teen Near Dover

LONDON — An 18-year-old man has been arrested in connection with the attack that injured 30 at a packed London subway station, police said Saturday.<p>The teen was detained by police near the port of Dover, a key point of entry and exit in the southeast of the country.<p>Police cautioned that they were …

Extremism

Ireland

The green countryside, lively pubs, and friendly residents make Ireland a perpetual favorite for visitors. Farm-fresh cuisine and Guinness from the …

Firenzecard: a 72-Hour Pass to Florentine History

If you plan to visit several museums and monuments in Florence, you might want to purchase the Firenzecard, a pass that affords the buyer entrance to …

UK threat level raised to critical after subway bombing

LONDON (AP) — A homemade bomb planted in a rush-hour subway car exploded in London on Friday, injuring 29 people and prompting authorities to raise Britain's terrorism threat level to "critical," meaning another attack may be imminent.<p>The early morning blast sparked a huge manhunt for the …

Extremism

Investigations underway after Florida nursing home deaths

<b>(CNN) —</b> For three days, the staff at The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills scrambled to keep residents hydrated and cool after a tree fell onto a transformer that powered the air conditioning system.<p>By Wednesday, eight of the nursing home's residents had died. The causes of the deaths are …

Rainfall
Immigration

After Irma, Florida prepares for days — and maybe weeks — without power

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Millions of Floridians grappled with the aftermath of Hurricane Irma on Wednesday, confronting a sweltering reality: More than 40 percent of Florida still lacked electricity, and for some of them, the lights might not come back on for days or even weeks.<p>“We understand what it …

Rainfall

Hurricane Irma Winds Down, Leaving a Trail of Destruction and Broken Records

Irma finally weakened to just a big storm Monday night, 10 days after it became a hurricane and started on a destructive and powerful path that killed 40 people in the Caribbean and the Southeastern United States.<p>By 6 a.m. ET Tuesday, Irma was about 65 miles southwest of Atlanta. Its top winds were …

Rainfall

Irma floods Jacksonville, Charleston and Savannah

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>Editor's note: This is a developing story that is being constantly updated as the storm progresses.</i><p>Leaving a trail of devastation in Florida, Irma trudged north on Monday, flooding downtown Charleston, South Carolina, uprooting trees in Atlanta and cutting off coastal communities.<p>A weakened …

Rainfall

Iraq holds 1,300 foreign wives and children of IS suspects

<b>The Iraqi authorities are holding more than 1,300 foreign family members of suspected Islamic State militants at a displaced people's camp south of Mosul, officials and aid workers say.</b><p>The women and children, from at least 13 countries, mostly fled Tal Afar as troops recaptured the city last …

Peshmerga

Trump Defends Drastically Different Tones in Different Speeches

It’s a tale of two Trumps — and the president is just fine with it.<p>President Donald Trump admitted Thursday he applies different "tones" in speeches to different crowds, explaining in a pair of tweets why he changed up his style while bashing the media for reporting on it.<p>"The Fake News is now …

Donald Trump

As Trump ranted and rambled in Phoenix, his crowd slowly thinned

PHOENIX — Just before President Trump strolled onto the rally stage on Tuesday evening, four speakers took turns carefully denouncing hate, calling for unity and ever so subtly assuring the audience that the president is not racist.<p>Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson proclaimed that …

Donald Trump

Trump Widens Rift With Congress as Critical Showdowns Loom

WASHINGTON — President Trump has widened an extraordinary rift with his own party, as he threatened a government shutdown over his long-promised border wall and attacked key lawmakers whose votes he needs heading into a crucial legislative period.<p>The escalating tensions between the Republican …

Republicans

Five key pieces of Trump's Afghanistan plan

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump outlined his plan for the 16-year US war in Afghanistan Monday evening, vowing that the US would find victory while no longer "nation-building."<p>The President declared he would no longer announce troop levels but would focus on allowing US forces to target the Taliban …

Nation-Building

Stephen Bannon Out at the White House After Turbulent Run

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — Stephen K. Bannon, the embattled chief strategist who helped President Trump win the 2016 election by embracing their shared nationalist impulses, departed the White House on Friday after a turbulent tenure shaping the fiery populism of the president’s first seven months in …

Donald Trump

Trump mourns loss of ‘beautiful statues and monuments’ in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue

President Trump on Thursday mourned the loss of “beautiful statues and monuments” in the wake of the violent clashes in Charlottesville during a white supremacist demonstration protesting the planned removal of a statue depicting Confederate military commander Robert E. Lee.<p>Trump's string of …

Rights & Freedoms

AP Fact Check: What Trump said about Virginia protesters

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump has defended his response to Saturday's racially charged protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, in a winding, combative exchange with reporters that at times mischaracterized the message and purpose of the event.<p>Trump described the rally as largely over the …

Rights & Freedoms

Trump Shares, Then Deletes, Twitter Post of Train Hitting Cartoon Person Covered by CNN Logo

WASHINGTON — President Trump shared on Twitter a cartoon on Tuesday morning of a train running over a person with a CNN logo covering the person’s head, three days after a fatal collision in Charlottesville, Va. Mr. Trump deleted his retweet minutes later.<p>Mr. Trump has been under fire for how he …

Donald Trump