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Obama aides push back against criticism of inaction on Syria

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Obama administration officials are pushing back against criticism of the former president, saying they proposed similar …

Middle East

15 free games that will help you learn how to code

Online learning has come a long way in the last few years. There are interactive courses, tons of online tutorials, and one of my personal favorite ways to practice coding: games.<p>While a game alone probably isn't going to teach you everything you need to know about coding, it can be a really …

Quite possibly the cruelest thing Trump said at the debate last night

And during that discussion, Donald Trump's immediate response topped out at what could be his cruelest comment of the debate.<p>"But Obamacare has to go. It's — the premiums are going up 60%, 70%, 80%. Next year they're going to go up over 100%," Trump said. "I'm really glad that the [Obamacare] …

Health Care

Donald Trump's massive empire is under siege as his glamour fades — here's everything at stake

In the wake of several public gaffes, including a decade-old recording of Trump making derogatory comments about women, consumers are becoming wary of the brand.<p>Since the video was made public, perceived value of the Trump brand fell 8 percentage points in real estate and 6 percentage points in …

Donald Trump

Manuel and Oleksiak tie for 100m free gold

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Canadian Penny Oleksiak and Simone Manuel of the United States were inseparable at the finish and even more united in joy after a stunning 100 meters freestyle dead-heat rewarded both with Olympic gold on Thursday.<p>Simone Manuel and Penelope Oleksiak celebrate winning …

Mothers of the Movement Help Unify a Divided Party

During a convention marked by rabid dissent, protests and walkouts, there was one thing Tuesday on which Bernie Sanders supporters and Hillary …

Chicago mothers who lost children ask DNC for police reform, gun control

PHILADELPHIA — Two Chicago women who lost their children prematurely, one to South Side gun violence and another in a Texas jail cell after a traffic arrest, joined a group of mothers Tuesday night in an emotional appeal for gun control and police reforms at the Democratic National Convention.<p>The …

Clinton to supporters: 'This is really your night'

For Hillary Clinton, the historic moment of her nomination Tuesday night was just as much about shattering glass ceilings as it was setting expectations for future generations.<p>Clinton broke through on-screen graphics in a video presentation preceded by a slideshow of U.S. presidents, representing a …

Clinton speech draws mixed reaction on cable news

A look at the Democratic National Convention through a media lens:<p>Television's instant reaction to Hillary Clinton's acceptance of the Democratic …

Government

Winners and losers from the first night of the Democratic convention

By Chris Cillizza<p>, Reporter<p>A tumultuous first day of the Democratic National Convention is in the books. I watched, tweeted and, candidly, ate and drank. (I mean, it was a long day.)<p>My take on the best and worst of the night that was is below.<p>Winners<p>* <b>Michelle Obama</b>: An absolute home run. Period. It …

Middle-class

Hillary Clinton celebrates 'milestone' victory but Sanders refuses to quit

Clinton cements status as presidential nominee with a win in California, but Sanders vows to keep campaign alive all the way to Democratic convention<p>Hillary Clinton has cemented her status as the Democratic nominee for president with convincing primary wins in California, New Jersey and New Mexico, …

White House Correspondents Dinner: Pictures

The Week in Review: Remembering Musical Icon Prince

Music icon Prince died Thursday at his home in Minneapolis. He was 57.<p>Prince Rogers Nelson was born in 1958. His rise to fame began in the late 1970s with hits like “I Wanna Be Your Lover” and “Why You Wanna Treat Me So Bad?” He became a household name in the 80s, thanks to the global success of …

Music

Annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House: Pictures

State of the Union: Barack Obama sells optimism to nervous nation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Putting aside a sudden crisis with Iran, President Barack Obama on Tuesday urged Americans in his final State of the Union address to reject the politics of tribalism and fear that have rocked the campaign to find his successor and to build a "clear-eyed, big-hearted" and …

Fact-checking the State of the Union

A State of the Union address is often difficult to fact-check, no matter who is president. The speech is a product of many hands and is carefully vetted, so major errors of fact are relatively rare. But State of the Union addresses often are very political speeches, an argument for the president's …

Serena Williams Ends Her Season Early, Citing Health Concerns

"This is a very difficult decision, but one ultimately made because of the love of the game."<p>SINGAPORE, Oct 1 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has opted against defending the WTA Finals title and decided to end her season early following a roller coaster campaign littered with pains and …

Serena Williams’s Grand Slam Is Dashed at the U.S. Open

The world’s No. 1 player loses to unseeded Roberta Vinci in semifinals<p>Flushing, N.Y.<p>This looked like a layup. An open court dunk. A putt an inch from the hole, a 20-yard field goal in a tie game, a 3-0 count against a knuckleballer with the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth.<p>All Serena …

Serena Williams

I’m a Hillary Clinton fan. But I hope she bows out with grace

Hillary Clinton has a fundraising pot that is overflowing. She appears to be cruising to the 2016 Democratic presidential nomination: and then, if the stars align in her favour, on to a well-deserved place in history as the first female president of the United States.<p>Her supporters have wished it …

Serena Williams beats battling Garbiñe Muguruza to win Wimbledon

• Williams wins 6-4, 6-4 despite Spaniard’s bright start and fightback<br>• Victor holds all four major titles and has chance for calendar-year grand slam<p>If Serena Williams can survive her recurring, inexplicable dips in power and concentration yet prevail against a young contender as talented as …

Pumping iron failing to make you leaner? Blame your genes

You're a regular in the gym's weight room, grunting and sweating in hopes of turning fat into muscle and maybe even losing some weight. And yet your goal eludes you.<p>New research on women finds that some are resistant to resistance training. For these women, the new study suggests, a welter of …

Google Is About to Make Your Wireless Carrier a Lot Less Relevant

Google's new wireless phone service, Project Fi, offers a long list of modern day perks. It automatically moves phones between traditional cellular …

Xiaomi’s New Mi 4i Packs A Gamut Of High-End Features Into A $200 Smartphone

Xiaomi today took the wraps of off its newest smartphone, the Mi 4i, at an event in New Delhi, India. The device, its first to be designed outside of China and first to run Android Lollipop out-of-the-box, will be available for 12,999 INR (around $205) from April 30. It is customized for India …

3 ways to free up space on your smartphone or tablet

You're in the park with your family and one of the kids does something unbelievably cute. You quickly grab your smartphone to take a video and ... "Not enough room.”<p>A full smartphone or tablet can't take pictures, download music, add new apps or even install operating system updates that contain …

Bruce Springsteen and Jon Bon Jovi face big tax bills after New Jersey law change

Rockers may be penalised under reform designed to get money from the state’s ‘fake farmers’<p>“Working in the fields till you get your back burned,” sang Bruce Springsteen in Badlands. This year he may wish to change the lyric to “Owning the fields till you get your tax paid,” thanks to a New Jersey …

Supreme Court Obamacare Arguments Offer Small Hints Of Outcome

WASHINGTON -- A lawsuit challenging the Affordable Care Act received a serious hearing at the Supreme Court Wednesday as lawyers from both sides faced tough questioning from justices, making it difficult to predict how the court will rule and whether millions of people will have to relinquish their …

Health Care

Photos Of School Lunches From Around The World Will Make American Kids Want To Study Abroad

More than one-third of kids in America are obese or overweight. In 2013, the National School Lunch Program, a federally assisted meal program operating in public and nonprofit private schools, served 5.1 billion lunches, Bloomberg reports. The quality of these lunches must somehow correlate to the …

Healthy Eating

Our 86 Favorite Weeknight Dinner Ideas

Monday-Thursday you need dinner and you need it fast. We've got all the recipes you'll need.<p>These are our most popular, best-loved, and greatest weeknight dinner recipes of all time—and we're coming up with even more as we speak.

Cooking