Christopher Larkin

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The House GOP Is in Chaos

If Paul Ryan thought his final months as House Speaker would be easy, he was mistaken.<p>Ryan, who is walking away from Congress when his term ends …

“Trump Is Just a Moron”: How the President Played Himself on North Korea

The Kim regime hasn’t changed its position—the president is just finally paying attention.<p>In his rush to reach a disarmament agreement with North Korea, <b>Donald Trump</b> appears to have badly misjudged his adversary, <b>Kim Jong Un.</b> As multiple State Department sources have told me, U.S. demands that North …

Homeless man jailed for three months after trying to pay Burger King with $10 bill files suit

BOSTON — Emory Ellis, a black homeless man in Boston, was hungry so he went to Burger King one morning in 2015. But instead of breakfast, Ellis got a ride to the police station and more than three months in jail after he was wrongfully accused of using counterfeit cash, he says.<p>Now Ellis is suing …

Burger King

Report: Sean Hannity received HUD help on multimillion dollar property deals

Fox News host Sean Hannity allegedly received help from the US Department for Housing and Urban Development to carry out multimillion dollar real estate deals, according to a report by The Guardian.<p>The Guardian reported Sunday that Hannity is linked to a web of shell companies that spent at least …

Real Estate

How Long Can Trump's Long Con Last?

Trump has exaggerated his wealth for years. In office, he's trying a similar scam.<p>In 1982, when Donald Trump was 36 years old, he began an annual ritual of lobbying Forbes magazine to include him on its list of the 400 wealthiest Americans. Forbes debuted the list that year, and Trump pursued his …

How to purge all your search histories

Asking for a friend...<p>Every time you run a search online, the websites where you maintain an account can record that information. This data—collected and stored by search engines like Google, social media networks like Facebook, and retail giants like Amazon—won't disappear when you erase your …

"He's a f*cking moron." Robert Mueller is counting on that.

If there's one thing I love, it's watching a master at work. Randy Johnson pitching a no hitter. Michael Jordan soaring through the air, tongue …

Here's why a Dem victory in Wisconsin last night was a big deal

WASHINGTON — A state Supreme Court race in Wisconsin followed a familiar pattern we’ve seen over the past year in other contests during the Trump Era: Democrats are way overperforming from 2016 and even before that.<p>“Rebecca Dallet trounced Michael Screnock on Tuesday for a seat on the state Supreme …

Donald Trump

Forget About Impeaching Trump

Democrats should be building the legal case for an indictment instead.<p>Special counsel Robert Mueller’s cryptic message to Donald Trump’s attorneys—that the president is being investigated but is not currently a criminal target—is certain to intensify talk of impeachment. As Princeton University …

Donald Trump

Tiny ‘hearing’ device is 100,000 times thinner than your eardrum

Finding long-range, low-powered sensors for wearable devices is the next scientific frontier. Researchers at Case Western Reserve University are working on atomically thin transducer "drumheads" that can send and receive signals at radio frequencies even greater than those we can hear with our …

Case Western Reserve University

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Information Security

Tim Cook leads Apple with a ruthless doctrine — and no one is safe from it, not even the company that put the 'silicon' in 'Silicon Valley'

For nearly 50 years, Intel put the "Silicon" in "Silicon Valley." The massive chipmaker pretty much kickstarted the PC revolution with its powerful microprocessors and its collection of multi-billion dollar chip factories.<p>But the tech giant staggered precariously on Monday, losing billions of …

Mark Zuckerberg fires back at Tim Cook, calling his criticism ‘extremely glib’

Facebook sells ads to make its service free. “I don’t think at all that that means that we don’t care about people.”<p>At a taping of <b>Recode’s</b> “Revolution” MSNBC special last week, Apple CEO Tim Cook criticized Facebook and its CEO Mark Zuckerberg — which are embroiled in a privacy scandal — saying …

Tim Cook

Make any headphones wireless with this $20 Bluetooth receiver

Wireless headphones are the way of the future, but some of us are slow to change. Maybe you bought one of those jack-free iPhones, but still have a …

Killing Time

Requiem for an Empire<p>In 1995, <b>Time magazine</b> hired me to be its first staffer to write exclusively about the <b>Internet</b>.<p>Stop for a second and think about how bizarre that was. The job was a little like being made the official biographer of your very own assassin. I was supposed to chronicle the thing …

Mueller Removed Top Agent in Russia Inquiry Over Possible Anti-Trump Texts

WASHINGTON — The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, removed a top F.B.I. agent this summer from his investigation into Russian election meddling after the Justice Department’s inspector general began examining whether the agent had sent text messages that expressed anti-Trump political views, …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump gets glimpse of New York protesters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the GOP tax bill (all times local):NoonProtesters are making their voices heard in New York City as President Donald …

4 winners and 3 losers in the Senate tax bill

Winner: corporations. Loser: charities.<p>The tax bill the Senate passed Friday is a sweeping piece of legislation, transforming the US health care sector, higher education, philanthropy, and, of course, the federal tax code. It’s a major policy change that creates big winners and big losers across …

Income Inequality

Did Trump's tweet about Michael Flynn's guilty plea just admit something it shouldn't have?

<i>Update: The Post is now reporting that the tweet was authored by Trump's personal lawyer, John Dowd, according to two people familiar with the situation. The fact that Dowd authored the tweet could limit its salience to the investigation, but the White House still hasn't publicly corrected anything.</i><p>…

Donald Trump

The New York Times is getting slammed for its 'sympathetic' profile of a suburban neo-Nazi

The New York Times faced backlash over the weekend for publishing what critics said was an overly sympathetic portrait of a suburban neo-Nazi.<p>On Saturday, The Times published a profile online by the reporter Richard Fausset of a man named Tony Hovater with the headline "In America's Heartland, the …

Morgan Stanley Blasts AMD to 'Kingdom Come'

Shares of Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) can't catch a break. Down 8.6% Monday, the stock is now down 22% from its close on Tuesday. Last week, AMD …

Investing

‘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

How to set a budget and stick to it

Whether it's something you need or something you want, creating a budget can help you keep your spending in line so you can reach your financial …

GOP, Dem senators push health deal as Trump keeps distance

WASHINGTON (AP) — The authors of a bipartisan plan to calm health insurance markets said Wednesday they'll push the proposal forward, even as President Donald Trump's stance ricocheted from supportive to disdainful to arm's-length and the plan's fate teetered.<p>"If something can happen, that's fine," …

Actually, Trump is raising health insurance premiums

President Trump and congressional Republicans have long vowed to lower health insurance premiums.<p>But Trump's decision to halt funding for Obamacare's cost-sharing subsidies last week will actually raise rates next year. Plus, the move increases what taxpayers will have to shell out to support …

Health Care

Kremlingate Creeps Closer to Trump

The noose of Kremlingate is tightening – and the scandal increasingly appears to tie Trump associates to a Russian campaign to subvert American …

Donald Trump

Why Trump just killed a rule restricting coal companies from dumping waste in streams

With everything that Republicans want to do — repeal Obamacare, overhaul the tax code — it might seem odd that one of Congress’ very first acts would be to kill an obscure Obama-era regulation that restricts coal companies from dumping mining waste into streams and waterways.<p>But that is indeed …

Fossil Fuels

11 things every driver needs to know before driving in the snow

It is possible, of course, to drive and to drive <i>safely</i> in the white stuff. You just need to prepare yourself properly for the experience.<p>Here are 11 basic rules and guidelines to follow:

Obama to transfer more Gitmo detainees despite Trump's objection

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Barack Obama plans to transfer additional detainees from Guantanamo Bay, the White House said Tuesday, hours after President-elect Donald Trump warned against moving any more prisoners from the naval facility.<p>"I would expect, at this point, additional transfers to be …

Samsung Might Have Made A Huge Mistake With The Galaxy S8

Although there’s nothing official yet, some tweets by David Ruddock from Android Police have suggested a number of changes to the Samsung Galaxy S8 that will change the device. Namely, the company will:<p>1 – Remove the physical navigation keys<br>2 – Add 3D Touch style functionality to the on-screen …