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Trump asked intelligence chiefs to push back against FBI collusion probe after Comey revealed its existence, according to officials

<b>By Adam Entous and Ellen Nakashima</b>, <i>The Washington Post</i><p>President Donald Trump asked two of the nation’s top intelligence officials in March to help …

If This Latest Russia Report Doesn’t Get Trump Impeached, I Don’t Know What Will

I don’t have to comb through years of President TrumPutin’s taxes or real estate dealings to point out collusion between the worst president in …

How parents can help introverts thrive (without trying to turn them into extroverts)

By James Paterson<p>In sixth grade, Marsha Pinto’s teacher wanted her to talk more loudly and more often, repeatedly telling Pinto that she would never succeed if she didn’t participate in class discussions and group work. The teacher may have had good intentions, but she called on Pinto daily, and …

Trump revealed highly classified information to Russian foreign minister and ambassador

By Greg Miller and<p>Greg Miller<p>Reporter covering national security<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Greg Jaffe<p>Greg Jaffe<p>National security reporter<p>Email Bio Follow<p>President Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign minister and ambassador in a White House meeting last week, according to …

National Security

The Top 10 Books Every Leader Must Read

Being a leader requires a strong drive to learn, something these 10 authors dwell on.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Were you to ask any great leader in the world for his or her secret to success, the answer would be simple: listening. That's because the best leaders …

Here Are Tips on How to Get a Closed Account Off Your Credit Report

Many people close accounts they no longer want thinking that the account will automatically be removed from their credit report. Unfortunately, …

Credit Report

The 10 Best Budget Hotels Near National Parks

If you want to visit the beautiful national parks of the United States on a budget, you're welcome to camp at one of the many affordable sites across …

National Parks

Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they created this new one

Silicon Valley is working on ways to change the way that we drive, eat, live, and now thanks to a new type of school, the way our children learn. The school is called AltSchool, and it's the brainchild of a former Google executive, Max Ventilla. The school merges traditional education with the type …

Osama bin Laden’s family on the run: ‘I never stopped praying our lives might return to normal’

In the days after 9/11, the world’s most wanted man retreated to Afghanistan. What happened to his wives and children?<p>On 10 September 2001, Osama bin Laden’s wives were ordered to pack one suitcase each. No one would say why, only that their husband wanted to move them and his youngest children …

The 10 Most Important Things Everyone Should Know About Personal Finance

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by James Altucher.</i><p><b>A) Don't get a salary. A salary will never make you money.</b><p><b>B) Don't invest any of</b> …

How I Made $10,000 a Year Reselling Old Clothes on eBay

And how you can too.<p>When I graduated from college and started my first job, I was on a strict budget. I was always looking for ways to make extra …

Selling

The Average American Household Sees 53% of Its Income Gobbled Up by These 4 Expenses

Hint: Medical costs and education expenses aren't even close to the top four!<p>No one ever said being an adult was easy, or inexpensive.<p>If there's one …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Science Says Give Them These Kinds of First Names

What's in a name? Far more than you might have imagined, according to this research.<p>The wealthiest parents, who can choose to do almost anything to give their kids an edge, overwhelmingly make one choice for their children: They move to the best neighborhood they can find.<p>But what if you don't have …

All the ways Republicans want you dead

Was it Trump signing a law – in secret, away from the media – revoking an Obama-era rule that prevented the mentally ill from buying guns? How about the appointment of Scott Pruitt to ruthlessly gut the EPA and eliminate as many pesky environmental rules as possible, rules designed to keep water …

Health Care

6 Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything

Get out of your own head and start taking action.<p>While everyone overthinks situations once in a while, some people are plagued with a constant barrage of thoughts all the time. Chronic overthinkers rehash conversations they had yesterday, second-guess every decision they make, and imagine …

After Finding Oil, These Native Americans Were Murdered

The Osage people became famously rich with oil money in the 1920s. Then they started turning up dead.<p>In the early 1800s, the Osage Nation was one of the most prominent Native American cultures in the United States. The tribe had settlements that dotted the Midwest landscape, and President Thomas …

U.S. judicial panel finds Texas hurt Latino vote with redrawn boundaries

SAN ANTONIO, Texas (Reuters) - A special federal judicial panel ruled for the second time in two months on Thursday that the Republican-led Texas Legislature deliberately redrew political boundaries so as to unfairly diminish voter clout of the state's growing Latino population.<p>A divided …

Is Google is tracking you? Find out here

I had location history enabled for Google Maps and didn't know it. I found it interesting to see which spots Google logged for me over the past week or month or year, and I don't plan on disabling the service. Google states that your location history map is private and visible only to you, but it's …

Bryan Stevenson: America's failure to deal with history of slavery and Jim Crow has manifested

As a white nationalist says President Trump incited him to shove a black female protester at a campaign rally last March<b>,</b> a new museum in Montgomery, Alabama aims to advance truth and reconciliation while addressing the often unspoken reality of racial horror in America.<p>Burning black people alive, …

Civil Rights

How the Tax-Filing Process Confuses Americans About Tax Policy

The vexed relationship people have with IRS forms tends to make them more conservative.<p>Most Americans don’t understand how their country’s tax system works. Even smart, educated, politically engaged people often get confused about tax policy, and the problem arises not just from what people learn …

How to Clean Up Even the Worst Credit Report Items

The specific steps to credit repair depend on what's on your credit report. Before you can start repairing your credit, you'll need to order your …

How one of the world's biggest oil firms secured a $1.3 billion deal mired in corruption allegations

On the evening of 17 February 2016, Ben van Beurden, the chief executive of oil giant Shell, picked up his phone and dialled the number of the Anglo-Dutch corporation’s chief finance officer, Simon Henry. The topic of their conversation: a “dawn raid” on the company’s headquarters earlier that day …

Corruption

The Constitution Of The United States Preamble

“We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common …

America has never seen a party less caring than 21st-century Republicans

We pay our elected officials to take care of our communities and our planet. Since Trump took office, the GOP has set out only to destroy<p>Last week I was taking an Uber (I know, I’m sorry, it was a necessity) across an unfamiliar town when the driver, whom I’ll call Randy, started telling me about …

Homelessness

Noam Chomsky: Is it fair to worry about Trump staging a false flag terrorist attack?

<b>Noam Chomsky (Getty/William B. Plowman)</b><p>Chomsky warns of scapegoating vulnerable people in an interview: “That can turn out to be very ugly.”<p>Jan Frel<p>March 27, 2017 7:16pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>It's March 2017, and the political process and the media in the U.S. are a …

Noam Chomsky

8 Breathtaking National Parks to visit this Spring

Spring is around the corner, and whether you’re a weary student or just someone who finds winter exhausting, there’s probably only one thing on your …

Robert Reich: Reflections on the worst parts of Trump’s bonkers budget

<b>President Donald Trump speaks to a meeting of the National Governors Association, Monday, Feb. 27, 2017, at the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) (AP)</b><p>Everything we’re hearing about Trump’s forthcoming federal budget goes against putting the American people first<p>Robert Reich<p>March 19, …

15 Powerful Lao Tzu Quotes That Will Shift Your Perspective on Life

Have you ever heard of Lao Tzu?<p>If not, then you’re in for some wisdom today.<p>Lao Tzu was the founder Taoism, the highly influential philosophy that …

How Falling Stock Prices Can Make You Rich

One of the most popular topics among new investors is how to deal with falling stock prices. Everyone talks a good game but the moment quoted market …

Investing