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President Trump’s First Defeat

The immigration order creates an international mess—and a political embarrassment.<p>“It’s working out very nicely,” President Donald Trump said on Saturday afternoon as he signed his latest batch of executive actions. “You see it in the airports.”<p>It was the usual confident swagger from a man …

Immigration

Comedian Bill Murray awarded Kennedy Center's Mark Twain Prize

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Comedian Bill Murray was awarded the Mark Twain Prize for American Humor at a star-studded Kennedy Center ceremony on Sunday, with friends and fellow actors praising him for the joy he has brought to audiences worldwide.<p>Murray, the 65-year-old star of such movies as …

With Empty Rooms and Bookings Plummeting, Trump Hotels Are Taking a Beating

Donald Trump may already be calling for a recount of votes in what he claims will be a rigged election — but he may also want to recount the empty rooms at his hotels.<p>The Republican presidential nominee's actions out on the campaign trail don’t seem to be doing much for occupancy rates at his chain …

A Sommelier Shares the 7 Wines She Drinks at Home

<i>Tamara Lover, D.W.S. shares with Food52 what she drinks at home.</i><p>Confession time: Many years ago, I attended a press event that took me through the …

"The Big Lie": How Trump Uses Classic Authoritarian Propaganda Techniques

While Donald Trump does not have a party apparatus or ideology like the Nazis, parallels between Trumpism and Nazism appeared clear to me last summer …

Did Hillary Clinton stand by as Honduras coup ushered in era of violence?

While secretary of state, the Democratic presidential nominee supported new elections following a 2009 coup – and the consequences continue to reverberate<p>It was the early hours of the morning, and protesters who had gathered to support their deposed president were resting in the streets of the …

US election: Racist trolling for reporting on Trump

<b>While covering a Donald Trump rally, BBC reporter Rajini Vaidyanathan received a barrage of online abuse, some of it racist. Here she explains what happened, and how it sheds light on an ugly side to the US presidential race.</b><p>From the frozen cornfields of Iowa to the sultry summer streets of …

Donald Trump

7 better for you sandwich spreads

A popular meal choice, we are a nation who loves sandwiches. In fact, 50 percent of Americans consume a sandwich every day. While no sandwich is complete without the perfect spread, think outside the traditional condiment box. Try one of these seven better-for-you spread ideas and take the …

I’m an American expat living in Dubai, here’s what it’s like to watch the US election

Back in November 2008, I was working for a multi-national consulting firm, located on Sheikh Zayed Road in the heart of Dubai. I distinctly remember …

How a casino tycoon is trying to combat an exploding pro-Palestinian movement on campuses

Robert Gardner rarely heard anything about Israel growing up in South Los Angeles. But at UCLA, he started learning about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict — and seeing parallels with conflicts close to home.<p>The African American senior likened Israeli crackdowns on Palestinian protesters to police …

Michael Moore Thinks Donald Trump Is Losing the Election on Purpose

He was also one of the first to predict that Trump would win the GOP nomination.<p>Michael Moore has been unsurprisingly outspoken this election season. …

Scientists Asked Millennials to Explain Drunk Sex vs. Stoned Sex

There are obviously some pretty big differences.<p>If you were to compare the lazy haze of a weed-fueled hookup to the more frantic flashes of boozy sex, would you have a preference? A new study out of New York University suggest most people would.<p>The study itself was limited in size—only 24 …

Hospital Units Tailored To Older Patients Can Help Prevent Decline

Until March of this year, Janet Prochazka was active and outspoken, living by herself and working as a special education tutor. Then a bad fall landed her in the Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital.<p>Doctors cared for her wounds and treated her pneumonia, but Prochazka, who is 75, didn't sleep …

The U.S. Has Been Meddling In Other Countries' Elections For A Century. It Doesn't Feel Good.

Russia has been quite the student.<p>PHILADELPHIA ― Intelligence officials are shocked that Russia appears to be meddling in the U.S. presidential election, but for some supporters of Bernie Sanders, it’s just turnabout.<p>Lakewood, Colorado, delegate Kim Netherton said it’s beside the point whether …

Scientists have a fascinating theory to explain why smart people should spend less time with friends

Ready?<p>"I'm just too intelligent."<p>Be sure to come with plenty of supporting evidence, namely an IQ score and the results of a recent study on the "<b>savanna theory of happiness</b>." Your pals will be sure to understand.<p>The study, led by psychologists at Singapore Management University and the London …

Psychology

How to fix common sleep problems with science

There are so many barriers to a good night's sleep these days. Phones, TVs, kids, work — the list goes on and on.<p>We all know we need more sleep. Many Americans don't get the recommended seven to nine hours of shut eye they're supposed to.<p>Sleep can provide incredible health benefits. It can help us …

Sleep

How to Get Over Regrets, According to Science

We all make missteps. Here's the quickest way to heal afterwards.<p>No matter how careful you are to avoid them, you'll probably accumulate a few regrets in your life. Whether they're little or large, these painful memories of what could have been can haunt you, making it harder to enjoy present …

8 Scrambled Egg Recipes With a Secret Ingredient You'd Never Guess

Scrambled eggs can be completely boring or exciting, depending on how you cook them. If you don't know the best way to scramble eggs, you're at risk of winding up with a plate of dry, rubbery, flavorless mush. With a little help from some secret ingredients, however, you can take your plain old …

Congressional Republicans — and everyone else — should take Trump’s authoritarianism seriously

Asked by Republican members of Congress if he could be counted on to uphold Article I of the Constitution — that’s the one outlining the powers and prerogatives of Congress — Donald Trump said, "I want to protect Article I, Article II, Article XII."<p>As Rep. Mark Sanford recounted to Philip Rucker …

A federal safety board just OK’d the first CRISPR trial to genetically alter humans

In the spring of 2015, a group of Chinese scientists modified the DNA of 54 embryos using CRISPR/Cas 9 technology. Twenty-eight of those embryos were successful, but 26 — nearly half of them — failed, setting off a heated debate throughout the scientific community on the ethics of altering human …

Donald Trump mulls increased racial profiling in wake of Orlando attack

Donald Trump has suggested the US should "seriously" consider profiling Muslims inside the country to fight terror. The presumptive Republican …

Putin clarifies Trump comment and says America is the world's 'only superpower'

Vladimir Putin downplayed past comments about Donald Trump and spoke about the presidential election on Friday, adding that he accepted the US is probably the world’s sole superpower.

America's at sea without a (network news) anchor

On Monday night, Stephen Colbert, like each of his late-night colleagues, opened "The Late Show" with a serious and heartfelt response to the recent mass shooting in Orlando, Fla.<p>Then he welcomed his first guest, Bill O'Reilly.<p>It seemed, at first, a tone-deaf juxtaposition. O'Reilly is a staunch …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 11 Things Every Single Day

Try them. They work. (If you can't trust science, what can you trust?)<p>Obviously, we all want to be happier. But there's another reason to wish to be more lighthearted and content: Happiness is definitely a result, but happiness is also a driver.<p>While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve …

Happiness

What you should eat before and after you exercise to lose weight, according to a celebrity trainer

However, if you're looking to shed some pounds, certain foods promote weight loss more than others.<p>We spoke to Russell Bateman, a trainer and the creator of the Skinny Bitch Collective— a workout regimen followed by models and celebrities like Ellie Goulding and Suki Waterhouse — to find out the …

Weight Loss

Scientists have found evidence that antibiotics may have unintended effects on babies

While babies learn to walk and talk, there’s another crucial piece of development taking place: the microbiome.<p>This collection of bacteria in our gut plays a crucial role in the way we break down food, put up defenses against pathogens, and even how we feel. Less robust microbiomes have been …

Microbiology

STEM Crisis: Teens Love Science, Just Not Their Science Classes

A survey of more than 1,500 teenagers from various parts of the U.S., conducted by AmGen Foundation and Change the Equation, showed that <b>teens are in</b> …

President Obama Slams 'Yapping' Over 'Radical Islam' And Terrorism

Hit play to hear the portion of President Obama's remarks that address the debate over using terms such as "radical Islam."<p><b>Updated at 8:55 p.m. ET.</b><p>He called it yapping, loose talk, and sloppiness. President Obama dismissed criticism of his administration's avoidance of the term "radical Islam" and …

Canadian hostage Robert Hall killed by militants, Philippines confirms

President Benigno Aquino announces Abu Sayyaf has murdered a second hostage from group abducted on the island of Samal in September 2015<p>The Philippines has confirmed Canadian hostage Robert Hall was killed by Islamist militants.<p>“We strongly condemn the brutal and senseless murder of Mr Robert Hall, …

Donald Trump Bans 'Washington Post' From Campaign Events

Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced Monday he was revoking press credentials for <i>The Washington Post,</i> upset with the major newspaper's coverage of his campaign.<p>The action from the Trump campaign is the latest in a string of moves Trump's campaign has made to ban …