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We're In The End Stages Of The Trump Presidency

“The rushed decision to terminate Mr. McCabe was not only unfair to him and to his family; it has sent a profoundly troubling message to the DOJ and …

Donald Trump

Veteran CIA agent on Trump: “Corruption like we’ve never seen before”

Longtime CIA analyst Melvin Goodman: Russian hacking isn’t as dangerous as the “dumbing down of this country”<p>The cauldron that is the Russia scandal and its related tendrils -- including possible money laundering and likely obstruction of justice -- has boiled over. In recent weeks it has been …

Donald Trump

CNN Exclusive: The more opioids doctors prescribe, the more money they make

<b>(CNN) —</b> As tens of thousands of Americans die from prescription opioid overdoses each year, an exclusive analysis by CNN and researchers at Harvard University found that opioid manufacturers are paying physicians huge sums of money -- and the more opioids a doctor prescribes, the more money he or …

Medicine

Why Thomas Friedman issued a 'code red' warning to America

Thomas Friedman doesn't scare easily.<p>The New York Times op-ed columnist is best known for his sober columns about foreign policy and technology.<p>That's why his Monday column stood out. "Our democracy is in serious danger," he wrote in the opening line. "President Trump is either totally compromised …

Donald Trump

Kimmel writer quotes every GOP lawmaker's post-Florida 'thoughts and prayers' tweet — and how much money they took from the NRA

As Republicans begin heaping “thoughts and prayers” on the families of the 17-plus people killed in Wednesday’s deadly shooting at a high school …

Breaking With Tradition, President Is Illiterate

Donald Trump’s entire political life has been dominated by what the media love to refer to as his “breaking with tradition.” It’s a rather delicate …

Trump's America will be saddled with debt – like his bankrupted hotels were

The Republican spending bill throws conservative principles – whatever remains of them – into the wind<p>Once upon a time, conservatives said they hated Barack Obama because of his budget deficits. They said he was destroying America and its future, which made them very angry indeed. They were so mad …

Donald Trump

'It Had Never Been Done on Television Before': The Oral History of Breaking Bad

Creator Vince Gilligan, stars Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul, and others reflect on how an offbeat show about a drug-dealing schoolteacher revolutionized television forever.<p>Television changed the night of January 20, 2008: <i>Breaking Bad</i>, a bold and singular drama about a downtrodden, dying high school …

TV

Government shutdown: Trump attacks Democrats and calls for 'nuclear option'

Trump ad: Democrats ‘complicit’ in murders by immigrants Senate vote on funding measure to 8 February due by 1am Monday Opinion: This is how democracies die<p>As the second day of the US government shutdown wore on, there appeared little sign of progress. As both parties blamed each other, the White …

Republicans

How the baby boomers — not millennials — screwed America

“The boomers inherited a rich, dynamic country and have gradually bankrupted it."<p>Everyone likes to bash millennials. We’re spoiled, entitled, and hopelessly glued to our smartphones. We demand participation trophies, can’t find jobs, and live with our parents until we’re 30. You know the punchlines …

Demographics

Two reasons behind Donald Trump’s decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

With President Trump’s move to recognize Jerusalem as Israel’s capital being widely criticized in the US and abroad, many question his rationale. …

Donald Trump

‘US will lose next war’ military assessment warns

So is the world’s self-proclaimed ‘policeman’, the United States, up to the challenge?<p>A new in-depth report from strategic think-tank RAND …

Students turn in teacher after filming her allegedly doing drugs in classroom

Prosecutors filed charges against an Indiana high school teacher on Monday after students secretly filmed her allegedly snorting a white powder in between classes and told the school’s administrators, the Chicago Tribune reported.<p>The Lake County prosecutor’s office charged Samantha Cox, 24, of …

Crime

The US net neutrality fight affects the whole world

This is serious<p>The United States is a nation quarreling with itself right now. Most of the country’s population wants to keep the internet an equitable and free place, embracing net neutrality rules as a necessary guardian against corporate overreach. But the current political administration seems …

Net Neutrality

Russia-Trump: Who's who in the drama to end all dramas?

<b>It's more gripping than any box set we can get our hands on right now.</b><p>The investigations into Russian interference in the US election, and whether the Trump campaign colluded with the Kremlin, continue to deliver daily developments and drama worthy of anything seen in House of Cards.<p>Nineteen people …

Donald Trump

Tom Marino, Trump's Pick As Drug Czar, Withdraws After Damaging Opioid Report

Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., has withdrawn his name from consideration as America's drug czar, President Trump said Tuesday. Marino is stepping back days after reports that legislation he sponsored hindered the Drug Enforcement Administration in its fight against the U.S. opioid crisis.<p>A joint report by …

Tom Marino

North Korea Vs. USA: Russia Issues Stark World War 3 Warning To Donald Trump

Earlier this week U.S. President Donald Trump raised fears that World War 3 is just around the corner. On Thursday, Trump called an impromptu press …

North Korea

Here's what you need to know about BuzzFeed's Breitbart bombshell

Buzzfeed News has obtained and published “an explosive cache of documents” confirming Breitbart as the mouthpiece for neo-Nazis, white supremacists, …

Donald Trump

Trump lawyer's firm steered millions in donations to family members, files show

Documents obtained by the Guardian reveal Jay Sekulow approved plans to push people to give to his Christian nonprofit, which then paid big sums to his family<p>More than 15,000 Americans were losing their jobs each day in June 2009, as the US struggled to climb out of a painful recession following …

Corruption

2 months out of office, Barack Obama is having a post-presidency like no other

The first cocktail party at Barack Obama's new office last month was certainly more casual than any he had hosted in recent years. The wine bore a random assortment of labels, as if assembled potluck-style. The self-serve appetizers were set out in the narrow hallway. The host, tieless, eschewed …

Michelle Obama

Mainstream Media Finally Exposes Elite Pedophile Rings in a Horrifying Episode of Dr. Phil

In an exclusive interview seen by millions across the United States, Dr. Phil exposed the deadly secretive, and the highly organized world of elite …

Colon and rectal cancers surge among Millennials and Generation X

Colon and rectal cancers have increased dramatically and steadily in young and middle-age adults in the United States over the past four decades, a study confirmed Tuesday.<p>While scientists have not pinpointed an exact cause, prime suspects include obesity, inactivity and poor diets, said …

Cancer

FBI refused White House request to knock down recent Trump-Russia stories

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Donald Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign, multiple US officials briefed on the matter tell CNN.<p>But a White …

Donald Trump

Trump Is Bringing His Love-Excoriate Relationship With Media Into Office

So now we know: This is how it's going to be after Inauguration Day, too.<p>When coverage falls afoul of Donald Trump, the soon-to-be-president will feed the media itself into the news grinder. As Matthew Continetti wrote in the <i>Washington Free Beacon</i>, the new administration is going on permanent …

Donald Trump

James Comey Cannot Be Trusted With a Trump-Russia Investigation

It was always going to be difficult for FBI Director Jim Comey to oversee an investigation into ties between President-elect Donald Trump’s campaign …

Donald Trump

Meet the Leaders of the Trump Resistance

A broad-based movement is shaping up to thwart the incoming Trump administration<p>Donald Trump is riding into office on a make-believe mandate: Despite …

Arizona Republicans move to ban social justice courses and events at schools

Bill would prohibit courses and activities that promote ethnic studies and advocate ‘solidarity’ based on ethnicity, race, religion or gender<p>Republican lawmakers in Arizona are pushing to prohibit school courses and events that promote ethnic studies and social justice, with legislation that …

Rights & Freedoms
Donald Trump

Outcry after Republicans vote to dismantle independent ethics body

Office of Congressional Ethics was created in 2008 to investigate allegations of misconduct by lawmakers<p>House Republicans have gutted an independent ethics watchdog, putting it under their own control, in a secret ballot hours before the new Congress convened for the first time.<p>The unheralded vote …

Corruption
Demographics