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If the president says it, is it no longer classified?

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> If President Donald Trump did indeed reveal highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and Russian ambassador, many lawmakers said his actions are irresponsible and potentially dangerous.<p>But were they illegal?<p>"This (what Trump did) is worse than criminal," Alan …

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Why the massive cyberattack won't make the hackers rich

Is infecting more than 300,000 computers around the world with a ransomware virus a good way to make a fortune? It sure doesn't look like it.<p>The WannaCry cyberattack that's making headlines this week has squeezed around $80,000 from its victims so far, barely enough to put down a deposit on an …

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Why does North Korea hate the United States? Let’s go back to the Korean War.

SEOUL — Any day of the week, the North Korean propaganda machine can be relied upon to spew out anti-American vitriol using some formulation of “imperialist” and “aggressor” and “hostile.”<p>The Kim family has kept a tight grip on North Korea for some seven decades by perpetuating the idea that the …

North Korea

Did Trump Obstruct Justice?

It will be hard to prosecute the president in the court of law or in the Republican Congress. But the judgment of history is likely to be harsh.<p>Is the stunning revelation that the FBI director wrote a contemporaneous memo that the president tried to get him to shut down an ongoing investigation of …

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How easy is it for Donald Trump to be impeached?

<b>The Russia inquiry continues to plague Donald Trump's fledgling presidency, but calls to impeach him remain wishful liberal thinking for now.</b><p>Just how easy is it to remove a president from the White House? And exactly who has been impeached in the past? The answer may surprise you...<p>Just what is …

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What to Know About Julian Assange's Legal Status

The rape investigation into Wikileaks co-founder Julian Assange has been dropped by Sweden’s director of public prosecutions, seven years after the …

AP FACT CHECK: Trump exaggerates record while abroad

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's a new U.S. export: President Donald Trump's exaggerations about his record.<p>In his speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday during …

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President Trump vs. James B. Comey: A timeline

<b>Updated June 8</b><p>The Fact Checker earlier produced a timeline on the firing of Michael Flynn as President Trump’s national security adviser. Now that story has merged with Trump’s firing of FBI Director James B. Comey. Below is a new timeline, incorporating some elements of the Flynn timeline. Key …

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What you need to know about the UK’s next election

On June 8 the United Kingdom goes to the polls – again – after Theresa May, the Prime Minister, called a snap General Election last month. The next scheduled election had not been due to take place until 2020.<p>General Election campaigning was suspended on Monday night in the wake of the Manchester …

Trump’s budget assumes 3 percent annual growth. Why that’s extremely unlikely, explained.

How fast will the economy grow over the next 10 years? The question is not purely academic. For those of us who think about the trade-offs inherent in spending and tax policies, this is a question with great significance. With a faster growth rate the budget deficit would be smaller — taking …

So what exactly counts as an impeachable offense?

The U.S. Constitution’s provision that federal officers are impeachable for “high crimes and misdemeanors” is notoriously unclear. That’s on purpose. The framers wanted a fairly open-ended tool for removing an officer who posed a serious and immediate threat to the constitutional order. The …

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Will Trump’s budget cut mail delivery? Plan revives contentious question.

President Trump, with his well-crafted disrupter reputation, potentially could disrupt one self-funding service Americans directly use almost every day — mail delivery.<p>In the fiscal 2018 budget plan the Trump administration released this week, he reopened the divisive issue of cutting Saturday mail …

Employment

How Medicaid spending caps would hit the states

e0978d16-9a53-4838-8803-09ec14564f18<p>How Medicaid spending caps would hit the …

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10 key points from the CBO report on Obamacare repeal

Here are some key facts and figures from the new CBO report on the American Health Care Act, the House-passed bill to repeal and replace Obamacare. CBO stressed the uncertainty of its estimates, given that it's hard to know which states would take up the chance to opt out of certain key parts of …

Health Care

Health Care Bill Impact on Premiums, Uninsured, Pre-Existing Conditions

WASHINGTON — The GOP health care bill would insure 23 million fewer people than current law after a decade, while potentially impacting many with pre-existing conditions, according to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office.<p>The bill would spend $1.1 trillion less on health care and use the …

Health Care

U.S. death rate from Alzheimer’s rose dramatically over 15 years. Why?

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has just put out a grim report about Alzheimer’s disease in the United States.<p>Death rates from Alzheimer’s climbed 55 percent from 1999 to 2014, CDC found, and the number of Americans afflicted is likely to rise rapidly in the coming years. About 5.5 …

Public Health

Get it straight: The difference between Veterans Day and Memorial Day

<b>(CNN) —</b> We are here to make sure you don't embarrass yourself.<p>Inevitably, someone says something demonstrating confusion over the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Allow us to explain it to you.<p>Related: Veterans reveal personal stories about why they serve<p><b>Memorial Day:</b> Celebrated …

Trump's 1st foreign trip: 5 takeaways

<b>Taormina, Italy (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump on Saturday concluded a nine-day swing through the Middle East and Europe that marked his first foreign travel as president -- a significant milestone for a head of state also considered the leader of the free world.<p>Trump's first foray on the …

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The Russia investigation: Everything you need to know

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After months of dramatic congressional testimony, bombshell news reports and partisan jousting, the ever-evolving saga about alleged Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election and investigation into possible collusion by members of Donald Trump's campaign continues to …

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Donald Trump's Border Wall: A 'Progress' Report

More than four months into his term, how close is President Donald Trump to making good on his signature promise to build a wall between the United States and Mexico?<p>Let's take a look.<p>Has construction begun?<p>Doesn't look like it. On his fifth day in office, Trump ordered construction of the wall to …

Immigration

Inside Trump's war on regulations

The administration’s efforts to unwind regulations span the U.S. economy. The president’s aides say the goal is "systemic" change.<p>But Trump is going after even bigger targets, setting bureaucratic wheels in motion that could eventually ax or revise hundreds of regulations as agencies reorient …

Regulation

A Constitutional Puzzle: Can the President Be Indicted?

WASHINGTON — The Constitution does not answer every question. It includes detailed instructions, for instance, about how Congress may remove a president who has committed serious offenses. But it does not say whether the president may be criminally prosecuted in the meantime.<p>The Supreme Court has …

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AP FACT CHECK: A rash of Trump statements under scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has reopened his Twitter spigot now that his foreign trip is over, so brace yourself. The intensifying …

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How Bannon and Pruitt boxed in Trump on climate pact

The two advisers have spent months building pressure on the president to exit the Paris deal — and trying to outmaneuver Ivanka Trump.<p>Donald Trump’s chief strategist and Environmental Protection Agency administrator maneuvered for months to get the president to exit the Paris climate accord, …

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Fact-checking Trump’s speech on Paris climate agreement

In announcing that the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris Agreement, a global accord aimed at addressing climate change, President Trump made more than a few false and misleading claims:<p>Trump said the U.S. would be exposed to “massive legal liability if we stay in” the Paris Agreement. But there is …

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The Anxious Lover: Stop Feeling Insecure And Get The Love You Crave

Why do people manipulate others? Is it because they're an asshole? Is it because they need to feel powerful?<p>I manipulated an ex-girlfriend once. Years ago, when I was in a toxic relationship with someone I loved, I lied to get a reaction out of her. I told her I was going to watch her soccer game, …

A Week-by-Week Guide to Becoming a Runner (Later in Life and/or Safely)

<b>Whether it’s events like Tough Mudder, a marathon, or a local sprint triathlon many people decide to take the step to get into running each year.</b> …

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15 Hacks for Working Out Indoors

You stare at the icicles dangling outside your window and suddenly you’re not feeling that run…or walk, or really <i>anything</i>. Repeat every single day of winter. That’s OK: You can...

Detachment vs. Apathy: How to Let Go of Control without Giving Up

At one point, “I don’t care” became my motto. After a sequence of unfortunate events that were beyond my control (war, losing a much loved uncle at …

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