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Obstruction Inquiry Shows Trump’s Struggle to Keep Grip on Russia Investigation

WASHINGTON — President Trump gave firm instructions in March to the White House’s top lawyer: stop the attorney general, Jeff Sessions, from recusing himself in the Justice Department’s investigation into whether Mr. Trump’s associates had helped a Russian campaign to disrupt the 2016 …

9 ways to make people like you without saying a word

Becoming more likable is easier than you think.<p>There's lots of research on the traits and behaviors that make people likable — that have nothing to do with what they're saying.<p>Below, Business Insider has rounded up some of the most fascinating pieces of research on the best ways to make friends and …

Self-improvement

First wave of affordable homes in land trust project released in Vancouver

The City of Vancouver has opened its first land trust building, opening about 50 protected, affordable housing units.<p>Mayor Gregor Robertson said the …

As Xi Jinping gets another five-year term, Chinese wonder if he’ll be another Putin

BEIJING – Xi Jinping’s face dominates every wall and every section of a major new exhibition in the Chinese capital. Entitled “Five Years of Sheer …

China

A Strict Diet of Potato, Meat And Cereal Made a Boy Go Blind

Brb, buying carrots.<p>There may not be much truth to the old folk wisdom that carrots make your eyesight better, but it turns out that not eating your …

Toys 'R' Us Could Declare Bankruptcy This Week

Updating earlier reports, sources have told CNBC that retailer Toys ‘R’ Us could file for bankruptcy as early as this week.<p>The toy purveyor is facing …

What Is Evolution?

The theory of evolution is a scientific theory that essentially states that species change over time. There are many different ways species change, …