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Republican tax law is not a win. Take it from me, the backlash is coming.

You can't sell something people don't like. I would know; I had a front-row seat for the Obamacare-fueled GOP wave in 2010. The parallels are striking.<p>Only in Washington can people argue that doing something the public hates is better than not doing it. But that's where we are with the post-game …

Trump talked about rescinding Gorsuch’s nomination

By Ashley Parker ,<p>Ashley Parker<p>White House reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Josh Dawsey and<p>Josh Dawsey<p>Reporter covering the White House<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Robert Barnes<p>Robert Barnes<p>Reporter covering the U.S. Supreme Court<p>Email Bio Follow<p>For nearly eight months, President Trump has boasted that appointing Neil …

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Minimum wage hikes: 18 states, 20 cities to lift pay floors Jan. 1

The movement to lift earnings of low-paid workers will gather force in 2018, with a growing number of states and cities raising their minimum wages as high as $15 an hour.<p>Proponents say the initiatives can help narrow a widening income gap between the wealthy and poor. Business advocates say …

Items You Should Never Order At Chain Restaurants, According To Their Employees

We're always pretty cautious about the food we order at restaurants, but apparently not cautious enough, according to a terrifying new AskReddit …

Houseflies Are More Capable of Spreading Disease Than We Realized

It’s never a nice feeling to watch a fly land on your next bite of food, but as new research shows, you may be justified in wanting to toss that …

How To Make Chicken Chilaquiles Casserole

In a pinch and in need of a quick meal that will please everyone? A one-pan, assemble-and-bake Tex-Mex casserole just might be the answer. It takes …

Yes, the $9.95-a-month movie-a-day MoviePass works

We put it to the test at the theater chain that's been most against the concept.<p>When MoviePass first made it public that it intended to offer members access to one movie a day at over 90% of theaters in the United States for just $9.95 a month, the announcement was met with a lot of skepticism.<p>That …

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Egypt angered by US aid cut over human rights concerns

CAIRO (AP) — Egypt reacted angrily Wednesday to the Trump administration's decision to cut or delay nearly $300 million in military and economic aid over human rights concerns, a surprise move given the increasingly close ties that have bound the two allies since President Donald Trump took office …

Let's Answer This Question Once and For All: Is It Cheaper to Rent or Buy a Home?

There's always been a lot of controversy about this question. Find the right answer for you.<p>Whether it's cheaper to buy or rent a home is one of the …

United States defeats Japan 2–1, advances to first World Baseball Classic final

The United States defeated Japan 2–1 in the World Baseball Classic semifinal on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles to advance to its …

Neil Gorsuch Seeking 'Illegitimate Seat' on Court, Feingold Says

Supreme Court<p>The hearings for President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee that begin Monday may focus on another judge altogether.<p>Democrats are still upset over the obstruction of Merrick Garland, who then-President Barack Obama nominated last year to fill the empty seat after Justice Antonin …

10 Things Happy People Don't Do When Life Becomes Difficult

Learn how to bounce back after life throws a knock-out punch<p>Challenging life events and difficult circumstances happen to everyone. No matter who you are or where you grew up, there will be multiple times in your life when every task feels like a struggle to complete. It's like you're swimming …

Disney CEO Bob Iger is reportedly considering a presidential run in 2020

Sources told The Hollywood Reporter that Iger has been looking into the prospect of jumping from entertainment to politics at the urging of friends.<p>The insiders also told THR that Iger has sought out the guidance of former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Like Iger, Bloomberg has roots outside of …

Trump: McCain 'doesn't know how to win anymore'

President Donald Trump revived his feud with John McCain on Thursday, tweeting that the Arizona senator “doesn't know how to win anymore” and shouldn’t have called a U.S. raid in Yemen a failure.<p>“Sen. McCain should not be talking about the success or failure of a mission to the media. Only …

Trump criticizes billions in spending on U.S. air traffic control

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump called the U.S. air traffic control system out of date on Thursday and criticized its $10 billion yearly price tag but stopped short of calling for privatization of the program.<p>“I hear we’re spending billions and billions of dollars, it’s …

Trump falsely accuses senator of misrepresenting Gorsuch criticism

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Updated at 3:20 p.m.: White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Thursday Trump "absolutely" stands by his selection of Gorsuch.<p>President Donald Trump falsely accused a Democratic senator Thursday of misrepresenting his Supreme Court nominee's words, according to several …

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How to set up and use Kodi on your Android device

<b>Update June 2017:</b> Updated the section on using Kodi with Chromecast.<p>Kodi is a powerful open source media center, which is available across a …

A Lovely, Low-Maintenance Alternative to Tile Backsplashes

Tile backsplashes, of course, are lovely, but if you don't fancy cleaning all those grout lines, or you're just looking for something a little more …

How to Start a Smart Home

Smart ideas<p>In the last few years, the idea of a smart home has become less a lofty sci-fi idea and more an accessible reality. Speakers that control …

Several key penalties by the Patriots should have been called late in Super Bowl LI

The penalties wouldn't have necessarily saved the Falcons, but they are worth noting<p>HOUSTON -- The story surrounding the end of Super Bowl LI is …

A neurobiologist says medical marijuana could solve the US opioid abuse crisis

Americans are in pain. Over 2.5 million people in the US are addicted to opioids, the US Department of Health and Human Services reports. About 80 die daily from opioid overdoses. It’s gotten so bad that even conservative state legislators want to legalize medical marijuana, arguing it’s a safer, …

The 8 worst Atlanta sports meltdowns, ranked from least to most heartbreaking

Atlanta sports fans are eternal pessimists, and for good reason, bad things keep happening to their teams in dramatic, devastating ways. Just when they think it can’t get worse, it does. No matter how big the late-game lead is, time appears to slow down to crawl, allowing the opponent to stage a …

Freedom From Debt Starts with This One Thing: Can You Do It?

How to Successfully Live Within Your Means<p>Conquer the Most Important Step to Debt Freedom<p>Updated April 07, 2017<p>To "live within your means" means that …