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European Union Delivers Very, Very Expensive Brexit Bill to Britain

The United Kingdom’s divorce from the European Union is definitely not going to be cheap. The <i>Financial Times</i> reports that Brussels is ready to slam …

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Either the president doesn’t understand the proposal — or isn’t telling the truth about it.<p>President Donald Trump gave a lengthy interview Sunday morning to CBS’s John Dickerson about the Republicans’ health care plan.<p>His responses to basic questions — like what provisions the bill includes or how …

Health Care

Ivanka Trump Booed While Praising Her Father in Germany

Ivanka Trump came to Berlin prepared to discuss how micro-finance can #empower female entrepreneurs in the Third World to lean into innovation, and …

Team Bannon Pushed for a Shutdown ‘Standoff’

Bannon and his loyalists are encouraging Trump to stand firm on his demand to include border wall funding in the bill to keep the government …

After Softening on China, Trump Goes All-in on Anti-Canada Populism

President Trump decided not to brand China a “currency manipulator.” He stopped bugging Mexico about buying him a wall. But if those scheming Canucks …

Poll: America Not Only Hates Trump’s Health Plan, They Hate the Very Idea of It

By the time Republicans abandoned their plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, the bill had fallen to 17 percent in the polls, which is extremely bad. …

Best Dog Food Reviews of 2018 | Reviews.com

High-quality food helps your pup stay active and playful, with a shiny coat, a good appetite, and a healthy weight. The ideal diet for dogs is high …

Comey Tried to Shield the F.B.I. From Politics. Then He Shaped an Election.

WASHINGTON — The day before he upended the 2016 election, James B. Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, summoned agents and lawyers to his conference room. They had been debating all day, and it was time for a decision.<p>Mr. Comey’s plan was to tell Congress that the F.B.I. had …

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Why Americans Vote ‘Against Their Interest’: Partisanship

Working-class Americans who voted for Donald J. Trump continue to approve of him as president, even though he supported a health care bill that would disproportionately hurt them.<p>Highly educated professionals tend to lean Democratic, even though Republican tax policies would probably leave more …

British Government ‘Realizes’ Brexit Is a Mistake

N. Korea: U.S. More Vicious Under Trump

Masters 2017: Sergio García Finally Wins First Major Title

AUGUSTA, Ga. — The Arnold Palmer of Europe was Seve Ballesteros, who was very, very good when he hit his drives straight and even better when they went crooked. In 1980, three months after Sergio García was born, Ballesteros won the first of his two Masters titles.<p>Like generations of American …

Golf

Reports: Fragile Peace Accord Reached in Bannon-Kushner War

The Syrian civil war isn’t the only conflict that President Trump has abruptly decided to intervene in this week: On Thursday, Trump ordered two …

Why Deep Breathing May Keep Us Calm

For generations, mothers have encouraged children to take long, slow breaths to fight anxiety. A long tradition of meditation likewise uses controlled breathing to induce tranquillity.<p>Now scientists at Stanford University may have uncovered for the first time why taking deep breaths can be so …

The Utter Uselessness of Job Interviews

A friend of mine once had a curious experience with a job interview. Excited about the possible position, she arrived five minutes early and was immediately ushered into the interview by the receptionist. Following an amicable discussion with a panel of interviewers, she was offered the …

Career Development

Graphic: How Canadians won the Battle of Vimy Ridge 100 years ago

<i>Fighting at Vimy Ridge had seen the slaughter of 150,000 British and French soldiers during the course of the First World War. But on Easter Monday</i> …

Our Dishonest President - Los Angeles Times

It was no secret during the campaign that Donald Trump was a narcissist and a demagogue who used fear and dishonesty to appeal to the worst in American voters. The Times called him unprepared and unsuited for the job he was seeking, and said his election would be a “catastrophe.”<p>Still, nothing …

Decoding the Trump 'war room' photograph

Anthony Zurcher @awzurcher on Twitter<p><b>On Friday morning Sean Spicer tweeted a photograph of Donald Trump and some of his advisers receiving a top secret briefing in Florida on the results of the US missile strike against a Syrian government airfield.</b><p>If a picture is worth a thousand words, what does …

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

Middle East

Hackers Warn Trump to Get Back in Line on Syria

The mysterious hacker group the Shadow Brokers resurfaced this weekend to threaten President Trump over his actions in Syria—likely proving they were …

Steve Bannon Calls Jared Kushner a ‘Cuck’ and ‘Globalist’ Behind His Back

Donald Trump’s two closest aides are fighting “nonstop” and often “face-to-face,” officials say — and it’s even uglier in private.<p>Donald Trump’s …

Devin Nunes Steps Aside; Ethics Committee Investigating for Spilling Secrets

The Republican has stepped aside from the House's investigation into Russia and Trump, and is now under investigation for spilling secrets.<p>Rep. Devin …

Before This Is Over, Republicans Are Going to Wish Hillary Clinton Won

Imagine what the political world would look like for Republicans had Hillary Clinton won the election. Clinton had dragged her dispirited base to the …

Training Your Brain So That You Don’t Need Reading Glasses

By middle age, the lenses in your eyes harden, becoming less flexible. Your eye muscles increasingly struggle to bend them to focus on this print.<p>But a new form of training — brain retraining, really — may delay the inevitable age-related loss of close-range visual focus so that you won’t need …

Latest Test Shows How North Korea Is Hiding Its Missiles From Us

One can only hope Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is paying more attention than he suggests. North Korea’s missile-launch technology is advancing at …

Strategic Debate in Gorsuch Battle: Use Filibuster Now or Later?

WASHINGTON — The conventional political narrative as Judge Neil M. Gorsuch’s Supreme Court nomination nears its endgame is that liberals want at least 40 Senate Democrats to follow through on their threat to stall him with a filibuster, daring Republicans to carry out their vow to change the …

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What the Repeal of Online Privacy Protections Means for You

SAN FRANCISCO — Congress on Tuesday moved to dismantle online privacy rules created during the Obama era. The rules, which were scheduled to take effect this year, would have required internet providers to get permission before collecting and selling a customer’s online information, including …

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