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23 Delicious Breads

Sunset Centennial Sourdough<p>Make the West’s iconic bread from scratch using our easy, no-fail starter recipe.<p><b>Recipe:</b> <i>Sunset</i> Centennial Sourdough<p>True …

Kids Don’t Have Parents Anymore—They Have ‘Sharents’

Your kid could be your ticket to likes, fame, and money. Or your kid could be your kid.<p>Who and what is a “sharent” exactly? If you have both a child …

The story of America in 2017, if it happened somewhere else

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p><b>The leader likes to be praised.</b> Close to the end of his first year in power, the presidential office …

Political Science

The worst part of the GOP tax bill has nothing to do with the economy

If you hate the GOP tax bill because of what it will do to the economy, you're thinking about it wrong.<p>If you don't hate the GOP tax bill because of what it will do for the economy, you're thinking about it wrong.<p>That's because the biggest problem with the bill isn't its economic impact, it's what …

Trump just admitted the GOP's tax cuts were deceptively sold

President Trump was so excited about passing his first major piece of legislation Wednesday that he blurted out that the Republican Party had misrepresented the entire bill, handing Democrats some potentially troublesome talking points for the 2018 midterm elections.<p>Speaking at the White House just …

Middle-class

Fox News contributor, channeling Alex Jones, suggests FBI plot to assassinate Trump

For weeks, Fox News and far-right pundits have been working overtime to discredit the FBI and special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian election interference in the U.S. 2016 presidential election. Fox contributors have suggested that a “coup” could be in the works against the …

Donald Trump

3 Ways the GOP Tax Plan Would Affect Homeowners

Under the GOP's final tax bill, millions of Americans will lose the tax benefits they enjoy from owning their homes.<p>The GOP tax plan would bring big …

CHARTS: See How Much Of GOP Tax Cuts Will Go To The Middle Class

<b>Updated on Dec. 20 at 3:50 p.m. ET</b><p>The Republican tax bill, which Congress sent to President Trump on Wednesday, would give most Americans a tax cut next year, according to a new analysis. However, it would by far benefit the richest Americans the most. Meanwhile, many lower- and middle-class …

Meet the Press

Roy Moore Still Won't Concede Defeat. It's Been A Week Since The Election.

His opponent, Senator-elect Doug Jones, has urged him to "move on."<p>A week after Doug Jones was voted Alabama’s new senator-elect, his opponent Roy Moore has yet to concede defeat.<p>On Monday, Moore’s campaign team sent out another email to supporters seeking funds for an “Election Integrity Program” …

Roy Moore

The hypocrisy of Tucker Carlson’s anti-Mueller campaign

Roundabout 10 months ago, Fox News host Tucker Carlson was quite the crusader for privacy rights. Particularly Michael Flynn’s privacy rights. “The most basic civil liberty of all is, as you often say, is privacy,” said Carlson on his eponymous show in February, as he argued with a congressman. …

Donald Trump

President Trump Proposed a Huge Cut to Rail Spending. Then Blamed the Amtrak Derailment on Poor Infrastructure

As authorities were still trying to determine the causes — and the exact death toll — of Monday’s Amtrak derailment in Washington state, President …

MSNBC Shows Frightening Clip of Trump and Putin Using Exact Same Talking Points

Using footage from President Donald Trump's recent rally in Florida and Russian President Vladimir Putin's annual media conference, MSNBC …

This Tax Bill Is a Trillion-Dollar Blunder

Congress and President Trump put politics ahead of smart reform.<p>Last month a Wall Street Journal editor asked a room full of CEOs to raise their hands if the corporate tax cut being considered in Congress would lead them to invest more. Very few hands went up. Attending was Gary Cohn, President …

Economics

This video of jubilant students at a small-town Louisiana school inspired millions. Here's why.

Breaux Bridge is a small Louisiana town about an hour outside Baton Rouge. The average income among its 8,300 residents is less than $30,000 a year. Most graduating high school seniors don’t go to college. Many don’t even graduate from high school.<p>But the graduation rate is 100 percent at TM Landry …

College & University

Rupert Murdoch downplays sexual harassment allegations at Fox News as 'largely political'

Rupert Murdoch on Thursday dismissed the idea that Fox News’s sexual harassment issues hurt the company, even though three of the most powerful men at the network were ousted amid such allegations.<p>“It’s all nonsense,” said Murdoch, executive co-chairman of 21st Century Fox. “. . . That was largely …

Sexual Harassment

How trainer Kirsty Godso eats ketogenic every day—and why she’ll never go back

<i>In addition to being a Nike Master Trainer, Kirsty Godso has crafted two workouts—Pyrogirls, which pops up at cool girl hot spot Sky Ting Yoga as</i> …

The FCC just voted to repeal its net neutrality rules, in a sweeping act of deregulation

Federal regulators voted Thursday to allow Internet providers to speed up service for websites they favor — and block or slow down others — in a decision repealing landmark Obama-era regulations overseeing broadband companies such as AT&T and Verizon.<p>The move by the Federal Communications …

Net Neutrality

Roy Moore refuses to concede

Republican candidate Roy Moore said late Tuesday night that the election for Alabama's U.S. Senate seat wasn't over. "God is always in control. Part …

Roy Moore

‘We’re being suppressed’: Black Alabamians forced to cast provisional ballots

"It seems like it’s a systemic problem."<p>DOTHAN, ALABAMA — Dechauna Jiles was excited to cast a ballot on Tuesday for Democratic Senate candidate Doug …

Government

Report: Americans view Trump White House as the most corrupt government institution

Almost half of Americans believe that corruption is pervasive in the White House under President Trump, a sharp increase over last year, according to a new survey. Americans now see Trump and his top officials as the most corrupt public officials in government, despite his campaign pledge to drain …

Donald Trump

The Racist Voter Suppression Law That May Allow Moore to Win

<i>This article first appeared on the History News Network.</i><p>If Roy Moore narrowly defeats Doug Jones in this week’s Senate race, he may have an obscure …

Tomi Lahren Made The Huge Mistake Of Bashing Beyoncé And Colin Kaepernick

Never one to let the snow flake on her easily-triggered parade, Tomi Lahren bashed Beyoncé for presenting Colin Kaepernick with <i>Sports Illustrated</i>’s Muhammad Ali Legacy Award on Tuesday. The <i>Lemonade</i> singer praised the former-49ers quarterback for embodying “the ideals of sportsmanship, leadership, …

The richest 1 percent now owns more of the country’s wealth than at any time in the past 50 years

The wealthiest 1 percent of American households own 40 percent of the country's wealth, according to a new paper by economist Edward N. Wolff. That share is higher than it has been at any point since at least 1962, according to Wolff's data, which comes from the federal Survey of Consumer …

Income Inequality

Tax Plan Crowns a Big Winner: Trump’s Industry

After a frenzy of congressional action to rewrite the tax code, salesclerks and chief executives are calculating their gains. Business was treated with the everyone’s-a-winner approach that ensures no summer camper goes home without a trophy.<p>Some got special prizes. Cruise lines, craft beer and …

Real Estate

Republicans keep misrepresenting what they did on the debt

Republicans will knock a giant hole in the budget with a tax cut of $1.5 trillion, most of which goes to the rich and corporations. Rather than acknowledge their hypocrisy on the debt, they choose to misrepresent the facts.<p>This was the exchange on ABC’s “This Week” yesterday:<p>GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS: …

Economics

Reeling From Flynn Deal, Alex Jones Issues Civil War ‘Red Alert’—for 15th Time in Two Months

The site has been warning that war here is imminent—and even announcing its start—since the election. Lately, they’ve picked the pace up to 11.<p>Just …

AP Explains: What is bitcoin? A look at the digital currency

LONDON (AP) — The price of a single bitcoin has pierced the $10,000 level and some experts say it could rise further. The world's most popular …

Bitcoin

The latest conservative scam got exposed. But it's just one piece of a much bigger fraud.

If you’re a Republican voter, I have some bad news for you. The people who lead the movement that supposedly represents your views — the politicians, the media figures, the activists — think you’re an idiot. In fact, they count on it.<p>That’s the real meaning of an extraordinary story The Post has …

Journalism

Trump's 'Pocahontas' jab at Navajo event draws blowback

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Families of Native American war veterans and politicians of both major parties are criticizing President Donald Trump for …

Donald Trump

Trump calls Sen. Warren ‘Pocahontas’ at event honoring Native Americans

President Trump made the comment during a White House ceremony honoring Navajo "Code Talkers," the Native American war veterans who developed secret communications that helped win World War II.

Native Americans