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Trump Under Oath Is a Different Person

What the president’s previous depositions suggest about how his interview with Special Counsel Robert Mueller might go<p>Sometime soon, President Trump is likely to be deposed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and his team. Several outlets, beginning with NBC News on Monday, report that Trump’s …

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USA Today bashes Trump as 'not fit to clean the toilets' in Obama's presidential library

<b>(CNN) —</b> USA Today isn't known for its blistering opinion pieces. Which makes the one the paper's editorial board just published on President Donald Trump all the more savage.<p>"With his latest tweet, clearly implying that a United States senator would trade sexual favors for campaign cash, President …

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Could Time-Blocking Replace Your To-Do List?

This is how to schedule your workday to get the most done.<p>A few years ago, my to-do list was an endless source of frustration. At the end of every day, it seemed like it had more items on it than when I started. I never seemed to get it all done.<p>So, in an effort to understand what was going on, I …

Inside the failed secret mission to save the filibuster

A group of senators secretly tried to negotiate an end to the Senate's decade-long judicial wars. But distrust ran too deep.<p>A week before Republicans gutted the filibuster to put Neil Gorsuch on the Supreme Court, nine senators gathered in John McCain’s office to see whether they could save the …

The war in Syria, explained

How Syria’s civil war became America’s problem.<p>President Donald Trump has ordered airstrikes on Syria as punishment for its chemical weapons attack last week in the town of Douma, which killed at least 42 people — including a number of children.<p>Understanding Trump’s decision requires understanding …

What Did Putin Know and When Did He Know It?

Russia is deeply complicit in the Syrian tragedy. Stopping Assad requires standing up to Moscow.<p>As U.S. Tomahawk missiles soared over the Mediterranean toward Syria’s al-Shayrat airbase, speculation was already flying about how the attack would affect the thaw in U.S.-Russia relations anticipated …

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Update: 10-foot-long great white shark stranded on Santa Cruz beach dies

<i>UPDATE: The stranded great white shark has died, reports ABC7 and NBC. Researchers believe the cause of death to be a hook caught in its mouth or a nervous system infection.</i><p><i>Original story:</i><p>A 10-foot-long great white shark washed up on a Santa Cruz beach Friday evening.<p>Dozens of onlookers perched in …

Snapchat launched an attack on a key source of Facebook's ad revenue

Snapchat's popularity with younger users has helped it eat into an important segment of Facebook's audience. Now Snapchat is stepping up its attack on another major pillar of Facebook's business: advertisers.<p>Snapchat is rolling out two new tools to bolster its ad offerings, one of which is aimed …

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Jeff Sessions's Blind Eye

The new attorney general makes it clear that when it comes to abuses in local policing, Americans are now on their own.<p>One of the effects of racial segregation is that it fractures reality, so that the daily occurrences of one world can be entirely invisible, even fantastic, to another. When the …

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Joanna Gaines Offers Look At The Fixer Upper Rooms You Don't See

We've often wondered what goes on behind closed doors on <i>Fixer Upper</i>. We know that Chip and Joanna Gaines are wizards at re-envisioning a house in …

Trump Lawyers Claim Immunity In Sex Harassment Suit, Just As Bill Clinton Did

The Constitution and the Supreme Court both say a president is largely immune from civil lawsuits. The chief executive does critical work leading the nation, the logic goes, and shouldn't be bedeviled by ordinary civil lawsuits.<p>That's the argument that President Bill Clinton used almost exactly 20 …

23 people ask the Justice Department to launch a criminal inquiry into its chief, Jeff Sessions

By Kristine Phillips<p>, Reporter<p>Nearly two dozen people from five states are accusing Attorney General Jeff Sessions of lying to the Senate Judiciary Committee about his communications with the Russian government and subsequently trying to cover up that lie, according to a complaint sent to the …

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‘He’s a Performance Artist Pretending to be a Great Manager’

Donald Trump sits at the top of the biggest org chart in the world. Why does he look so uncomfortable in the job?<p>More than 27 years before Donald Trump was elected president of the United States, Bruce Nobles, then the president of the Trump Shuttle airline, assessed with some befuddlement the …

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This flexible 140-square-foot home maximizes livable space

Could the ‘13 Square Metre House’ accommodate everything you need?<p>Remember this 13-square-meter house that was on exhibit at the London Design Festival last year? It has now come to rest at its intended home, a tiny, single-story structure in North London that was once a mini-cab office building, …

Rise in premiums lays bare 2 Americas on health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Schwarz is a self-employed business owner who buys his own health insurance. Subsidized coverage through "Obamacare" offers …

Trump aides were in constant touch with senior Russian officials during campaign

<b>(CNN) —</b> High-level advisers close to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump were in constant communication during the campaign with Russians known to US intelligence, multiple current and former intelligence, law enforcement and administration officials tell CNN.<p>President-elect Trump and …

Flynn's talks with Russian ambassador point to larger problem

<b>(CNN) —</b> New reports from the Washington Post and the New York Times, citing interviews with multiple current and former senior government officials, directly contradict statements by President Trump's national security adviser, Gen. Michael Flynn, and others in the administration, including Vice …

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Duchamp's Urinal Is a Lot Funnier in Felt

Jenne Giles spins a urinal, a bunny, and a bloodied tampon out of traditional textiles.<p>Within this artist’s collection, there are a series of sculpted pies, a urinal, a hare, and even a bloodied tampon. Each piece is made from wool and felt—traditional textiles—resulting in soft and earthy …

Marcus Krause's lung cancer wouldn't stop growing. Then he took a new kind of blood test

<b>In late August 2014, Marcus Krause, a 53-year-old photographer from Atlanta, received a phone call from his oncologist.</b> Krause had been waiting for …