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GOP senators fire warning shots at Trump not to dump Mueller

First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter<p>WASHINGTON — Yesterday, we posed this question: Would congressional Republicans draw a line in the sand when it comes to protecting special counsel Robert …

Donald Trump

The government seizes Backpage.com

Visitors to Backpage.com today were greeted by a simple message from the U.S. Department of Justice, noting that it had seized the classifieds site. According to the static image, the move was a joint effort that included the FBI, IRS and the U.S Postal Inspection Service.<p>The action, while brash, …

Crime

GOP congresswoman blames the ‘deep state’ for Ben Carson’s outlandishly expensive dining set

"Somebody in the deep state, it was not one of his people apparently, ordered a table, like a conference room table or whatever it was."<p>A Republican …

Donald Trump

Nick Foles won Super Bowl MVP for the Eagles. But who will he play for in 2018?

Foles is suddenly a much more valuable player who is likely to be on the trade market.<p>The Philadelphia Eagles are Super Bowl champions for the first time in franchise history and it’s largely thanks to Nick Foles.<p>The backup quarterback stepped in for the Eagles when Carson Wentz suffered a …

NFL

Mrs. Doubtfire Costar Mara Wilson on Robin Williams: 'I Wish I Had Reached Out More'

“Being a worst case scenario kind of person, I’ve worried so many times about losing so many people I care about, but I never could imagine losing …

8 Snacking Habits of Healthy, Busy People

Let's be honest; no matter who you are, everyone loves to snack -- even those of us who try to lead active, healthy lifestyles. But unfortunately, the easiest foods to grab on the go are rarely the ones we should be eating.<p>Thankfully, "easy" and "good for you" no longer need to be mutually …

New Delivery Box Service Recreates Actual Chef Recipes

<b>Forage</b>, a San Francisco-based subscription meal service in the vein of "delivery box" companies like Blue Apron and Plated, has officially launched, offering <b>recipes from popular restaurants</b>. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports Forage works with chefs — from the likes of <b>Hapa Ramen</b>, Daniel Patterson's …

20 Things You Should Do With a Chocolate Chip Cookie

There's nothing more satisfying than a warm, fresh out-of-the-oven chocolate chip cookie. When you lift it off the tray and it's oozing with gooey, melted chocolate, there's nothing on Earth that can give you more joy than that simply decadent cookie. National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day only rolls …

Dessert

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

The Durable Led Zeppelin

A conversation with Jimmy Page and Robert Plant<p>John Paul Jones, Led Zeppelin's bassist and keyboard player, was quietly playing backgammon and half …

Travel

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Creativity

25 Business Books that You Won't See on Most Bookshelves

<i>Gregory Ciotti is the marketing director at Help Scout.This post originally appeared on the Help Scout blog.</i><p>Read to lead, right?<p>There are few better “hacks” in life than reading—distilled knowledge that often took years to assemble can be consumed in just a few hours.<p>The problem is that many …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

Career Arc: Tom Petty

Taking stock of the legendary rocker’s steady, stunning 40-year career<p>Who is Tom Petty? Naturally I’m asking this because there’s a pretty good …

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Sleep

Makoto Azuma Uses the Stratosphere as a Backdrop For His Latest Floral Art | Colossal

<p>Last week Japanese botanic artist Makoto Azuma attempted to go where most artists only dream of going: to space. In a project titled Exbiotanica, …

Y Combinator-Backed ListRunner Eliminates Hospital Paperwork

A majority of a doctor’s time is spent jotting down notes about a patient for the next doctor on duty over and over again with a pen and paper, according to Dr. Jeeshan Chowdury. His new Y Combinator-backed startup, ListRunner, promises to eliminate this paperwork with a mobile app.<p>You’d think this …

FreeWavz: Fitness Monitoring Smart Earphones

<b>FreeWavz</b><p>Yet another fitness tracker could hit the market soon, and this one also does the job of headphones--smart, wireless headphones--so it would …

Consumer Tech

5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Getting Out of Bed for a Morning Workout

Jordan Metzl, M.D., a sports medicine physician at New York City's Hospital for Special Surgery, gets how hard it is to wake up to work out. "It's a tough habit to get into," he says. That said: "I'm a huge believer in morning workouts because it starts your metabolic furnace and ensures you'll …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …

Coconut Lime Birthday Cake

My German grandmother's 100th birthday is coming up in a few weeks. Naturally, I have been tasked with making the birthday cake for the big day! My grandmother is not a chocolate fan, which I try not to hold against her. I suppose, even if I think she's missing out, at nearly 100 years old she's …

Dessert

US gov't had role in Ebola drug given aid workers

Two American aid workers infected with Ebola are getting an experimental drug so novel it has never been tested for safety in humans and was only identified as a potential treatment earlier this year, thanks to a longstanding research program by the U.S. government and the military.<p>The workers, …