Mary OMalley

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How Trump’s Election Shook Obama: ‘What if We Were Wrong?’

WASHINGTON — Riding in a motorcade in Lima, Peru, shortly after the 2016 election, President Barack Obama was struggling to understand Donald J. Trump’s victory.<p>“What if we were wrong?” he asked aides riding with him in the armored presidential limousine.<p>He had read a column asserting that liberals …

National Security

Special report: Why China scares politicians of all stripes

China, with a series of short and long-term moves on the global stage, is doing something few others can: eliciting similar warnings and worries from …

China

Blood Will Tell, Part I

I.Most mornings, the sky was still black when Mickey Bryan made the short drive from her house on Avenue O, through the small central Texas town of …

Crime

22 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're anything like me, summer weekends are marked by a lot of lounging — on the warm sand, cool grass, or a park bench under a shady …

Stephen King

Trading Spaces Clear Out Music

Trading Spaces' new carpenter says joining the reboot cast was like 'Hazing Spaces'

<i>Trading Spaces’</i> new carpenter Brett Tutor, who makes his debut on TLC’s rebooted series on Saturday, is truly a jack of all trades.<p>One of the only …

Emma Stone, Jonah Hill star in first-look photos from Netflix's Maniac

<i>Superbad</i> costars Emma Stone and Jonah Hill are together again in Netflix’s <i>Maniac</i>, a mysterious new TV series with a lot of star power behind it.<p>A …

What's on Netflix in May: The best shows and movies to watch this month

April showers bring May flowers… and a host of new titles to Netflix!<p>The list of shows and movies that begin streaming in May includes old favorites …

Positano For Single People!

Ciao Positano!<p>With movies like ‘Only You’ and ‘Under The Tuscan Sun’, Positano would sure make it to anyone’s ‘honeymoon’ list. But if you’re in your …

Italy

A Guide to the Beaches of Positano

After receiving such a great response about my Guide to the Beaches of Amalfi, I’ve decided to expand the series to cover another favorite spot on …

Discover the Amalfi Coast of Italy in 3 days

Italy is a big, beautiful and diverse country. Situated in the Province of Salerno along the southern edge of Italy is Amalfi Coast, known for its …

Exploring the Amalfi Coast in 2018: Where to go, what to see, where to stay

The season begins! Each year, Easter Sunday marks the official start of the tourist season for Italy’s famed Amalfi Coast, a 30-mile span of …

Weird winter weather has scientists looking to the north pole

Temperatures in the Arctic could help drive extreme weather in the United States.<p>Last October, experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration predicted a fairly mild winter for the United States. Though they were careful to hedge their bets (“maps show only the most likely outcome,” …

47 documentaries on Netflix right now that will make you smarter

And with binge-worthy titles like Netflix original "Jim & Andy: The Great Beyond" and Oscar-nominated "Last Men in Aleppo" a click away, you can get a lot of great nonfiction viewing any night of the week.<p>You'll learn a lot more about the world, but don't worry — you'll also be entertained.<p><b>Here are</b> …

12 amazing facts about time zones

With the clocks going forward tonight, Telegraph Travel has uncovered a few oddities on the subject of time zones.<p>1. Greenland is in the same time zone as Britain<p>Despite its location in the middle of the North Atlantic, between Iceland and Canada, a narrow slither of eastern Greenland - the weather …

New Zealand

The Key to Weight Loss Is Diet Quality, Not Quantity, a New Study Finds

Anyone who has ever been on a diet knows that the standard prescription for weight loss is to reduce the amount of calories you consume.<p>But a new study, published Tuesday in JAMA, may turn that advice on its head. It found that people who cut back on added sugar, refined grains and highly processed …

Nutrition

Russia Isn’t the Only One Meddling in Elections. We Do It, Too.

Bags of cash delivered to a Rome hotel for favored Italian candidates. Scandalous stories leaked to foreign newspapers to swing an election in Nicaragua. Millions of pamphlets, posters and stickers printed to defeat an incumbent in Serbia.<p>The long arm of Vladimir Putin? No, just a small sample of …

Russia

The Greatest Crime Novelists on Their Favorite Crime Novels Ever

Who better to ask for book recommendations than some of the best people in the game? GQ asked our favorite crime writers to tell us about the books that have haunted them, inspired them, and made their own work a little more thrilling. Their answers run the gamut from canonical classics to lesser …

Before and After: A Pretty Jaw-Dropping Living Room Redo

This is a very nice living room! If it has a flaw, it's that it is all a bit...beige, with endless shades of taupe and brown. Check out the …

A Chinese Casino Has Conquered a Piece of America

Dr. Marty Rohringer was ending a graveyard shift at the lone hospital on Saipan, the exceptionally remote U.S. island, when four Chinese men arrived …

Corruption

Olympic Skiier Gus Kenworthy Is Preparing For the 2018 Pyeongchang Games By Watching I, Tonya

Every now and again, an athlete comes along that is not only great, but represents the mood of their generation—and right now, there is no better example than Gus Kenworthy. Born in the United Kingdom, but raised in Colorado, Kenworthy has been an exceptional competitive freeskier for years, even …

Meet Chloe Kim, the 17-year-old snowboarder poised to rule the Winter Olympics

Chloe Kim’s appeal is easy to understand. With a snowboard strapped to her feet, she can twirl and flip and generally send eyeballs rattling in …

South Korea

Guts Over Fear: An Aggressive State of Mind Helped Mikaela Shiffrin Conquer Her Anxiety On The Slopes

On this January night, Mikaela Shiffrin is happy. She is riding in a car near the tiny Austrian village of Flachau and talking to me on her phone. …

Curious About the Lives of North Korea’s Isolated Athletes? Here’s a Glimpse

TOKYO — The arrival of 22 athletes from North Korea to compete in the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea, has been greeted by a predictable news media scrum, with journalists scrambling to coax comments from these emissaries of one of the world’s most reclusive countries.<p>Like many things …

5 Big Stories to Watch at the Winter Olympics

Think you’re ready for the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang? The Winter Games are set to begin this Friday, Feb. 9, with the opening ceremony<b>—</b>and …

What's New (And Not): Events, Nations and Faces Making 2018 Olympic Debuts

Haven’t followed any of the Winter Olympic sports in four years? Much has changed since 2014 in Sochi. Some old-timers are back, but four events <b>—</b> and …

How to watch the 2018 PyeongChang Olympic Games

The Olympic Games will return to the networks and digital platforms of NBC Universal when the 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympic Games commence this …

Olympics

Just How Cold Is It At The Pyeongchang Winter Olympics?

When cold weather becomes a main topic at the Winter Olympics, it's safe to say that frigid temperatures have made an impression. That's the case in Pyeongchang, where brutal cold and high winds have been a common theme for both the media and for athletes.<p>How cold is it? The high Tuesday was 11 …

Mysterious letter reopens case over whether Alcatraz escapees survived the infamous 1962 jailbreak

It was supposed to be the jail from which no inmate could escape - or if they were foolhardy enough to try, would surely perish in the attempt.<p>Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary sat on the eponymous island in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles from the mainland and surrounded by strong, unpredictable …