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Pulitzer-winning reporter David Cay Johnston: “The evidence suggests Trump is a traitor”

<b>David Cay Johnston; Donald Trump (Simon & Schuster/Bonk Johnston/AP)</b><p>Investigative reporter who has covered Trump for 30 years dares to imagine impeachment — and President Nancy Pelosi<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 23, 2018 9:00am (UTC)<p>The saga of President Donald Trump consists of several parallel and …

Donald Trump

No way out? Aliens on 'Super-Earth' planets may be trapped by gravity

"Super-Earth" planets are giant-size versions of Earth, and some research has suggested that they're more likely to be habitable than Earth-size worlds. But a new study reveals how difficult it would be for any aliens on these exoplanets to explore space.<p>To launch the equivalent of an Apollo moon …

Universe

Don't run out of money in retirement: Here's how much to use per year, and why

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I am confused about "safe withdrawal rates" from retirement accounts. I've read that withdrawing 4% of savings each year is the gold standard that financial planners utilize to ensure that life savings are preserved in retirement.<p>However, if the Standard & Poor's 500 index returns on …

Retirement

Mitt Romney fails to secure Utah GOP nomination, will face primary

<b>West Valley, Utah (CNN) —</b> Mitt Romney did not win the Utah Republican Party's nomination on Saturday, meaning he must compete in a June primary election as he seeks to replace retiring US Sen. Orrin Hatch.<p>After a wild and raucous day of voting at the Utah GOP convention, the former Massachusetts …

Government

18 Parents Who Are Parents-Ing So Freaking Hard

Legends.

Parenting

Could intelligent life have existed on Earth millions of years before humans?

Reptilian menaces called Silurians evolved on Earth before humankind — at least in the “Doctor Who” rendition of the universe. But, science fiction aside, how would we know if some advanced civilization existed on our home planet millions of years before brainy humans showed up?<p>This is a serious …

Earth Science

Bernie is stumping in the South and winning over some black voters

But he’s still got a lot of work ahead of him.<p>DURHAM, NC — Sen. Bernie Sanders entered Duke University Chapel on Thursday night to hundreds of people singing “This Little Light of Mine.” Sitting down with NAACP national board member the Rev. William Barber II, Sanders’s conversation brought up a …

Middle-class

Senate panel talks to Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr.

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. at a Trump Tower meeting during the 2016 campaign recently met U.S. Senate investigators in Berlin, a person familiar with the interview told The Associated Press.<p>Senate intelligence committee investigators looking …

Donald Trump

Indiana abortion law signed by Mike Pence ruled unconstitutional

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> A federal appeals court has ruled that an Indiana abortion law signed by Vice President Mike Pence when he served as the state's governor is unconstitutional.<p>The legislation, signed by Pence in March 2016, imposed restrictions on a woman's ability to seek an abortion, including …

Mike Pence

It sure looks like Google is about to kill Inbox

It has been almost exactly three years since Google made its new email client available to the whole world.<p>Inbox by Gmail was sold as a "completely …

Google

Guide: How to make your own personal VPN in under 30 minutes

Article Contents<p>1 Should I host my own VPN?<p>2 Step one: Setting up a Linode VPS<p>3 Step two: Logging into the VPS<p>4 Step three: Setting up the VPN<p>5 Step …

Linux

There's Mounting Evidence The African Continent Is Splitting in Two

A huge crack has appeared in Kenya, and it's growing.<p>A large crack, stretching several kilometres, made a sudden appearance recently in south-western …

Geology

14 Jokes for Kids That Will Actually Make You Laugh

These jokes, appropriate for kiddos aged 7-10, are sure to get grown-ups to truly LOL.<p>No matter how old they are, kids are often naturally hilarious and often truly love being told and telling jokes, particularly of the question-and-answer variety. But as much as you may want to foster their love …

Jokes

If You See Green Storm Clouds, Prepare for the Worst

You see those green, billowing storm clouds over there? Those are bad. Not because you’ll get whisked away to some annoying musical world—no, because …

Weather

‘Stormy Will Eat You Alive’: How a Porn Star is Making Trump World’s Lives Hell

In public and on his Twitter feed, President Trump has kept mum about L’affaire Stormy. Behind the scenes, he’s spooked.<p>As the 2016 presidential …

Donald Trump

Briton in Cambodia given suspended sentence over 'pornographic' images

Daniel Jones was found guilty of producing pornography linked to party in Siem Reap<p>A Cambodian court has given a British man a 10 month suspended sentence after he was found guilty of producing pornography in connection with a party in the town of Siem Reap.<p>Daniel Jones, 31, was among 10 foreigners …

Siem Reap

Trump shakes up team of lawyers as legal threats mount

President Trump shook up his legal team Monday by hiring a combative former prosecutor who has publicly argued that Trump is the target of an elaborate FBI conspiracy — marking another confrontational move by the president against the rapidly mounting legal threats facing him and his administration.<p>…

Donald Trump

Trump White House Staffers Reportedly Have A 'Dead Pool' On Who Will Be Next To Go

While many Americans were filling out brackets with their March Madness picks, officials in the White House of President Donald Trump were placing a different kind of bet.<p>They’ve reportedly placed odds on who will be the next one out the door.<p>Josh Dawsey of The Washington Post wrote on …

Ex-CIA Boss John Brennan Tears Into Donald Trump Over Andrew McCabe Firing

Former CIA chief John Brennan did not mince his words when taking aim at President Donald Trump on Saturday morning.<p>In a blistering tweet, Brennan blasted Trump for celebrating the dismissal of former FBI deputy Director Andrew McCabe.<p>Trump would take his “rightful place as a disgraced demagogue in …

Daniels' lawyer says some alleged incidents took place during Trump presidency

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The lawyer representing the adult film star Stormy Daniels alleges that some of the accusations she's making against President Donald Trump occurred while Trump was in office.<p>"Is there anything in the litany of accusations -- you would call them facts -- that surround this case …

Donald Trump

Scientists Find All Galaxies Have This One Surprising Trait in Common

Galaxies are the suburbs of the universe. While they’re all very different from each other, scientists have realized they’re astonishingly the same …

Universe

I Travel The World For A Living. These Are The Minimalist Packing Hacks I Swear By

I recently completed a 10-day trip from Miami to Madrid, Spain; Madrid to Valencia; and back...without checking a single bag. As a yogi who travels …

The 11 Dirtiest and Most Shocking Sex Scenes in the History of Animation

When most people think of animation, they think of sweet, loving, silly things. After all Disney and cartoons defined most of our childhoods, and …

60 Things Only People Born Between 1975-1985 Will Truly Get

Again, please don’t click on this post unless you lived through the ’80s.

There's a 'Doorway to The Underworld' in Siberia So Big It's Uncovered Ancient Forests

A doorway to 200,000 years ago.<p>It's no secret that Siberia's permafrost is on thin ice. Conditions are varying so much that huge holes are appearing …

This Is the Law That Could Take Down Trump

Bribery statutes apply to public officials. And Trump became one, says one federal prosecutor, when he became the GOP nominee. Dum-da-dum-dum.<p>It’s …

The polar vortex just split in two. Get ready for some wild weather from Europe to the U.S.

The polar vortex, the notorious swirl of winds around a low pressure area in the upper atmosphere over the Arctic, has split in two. Since the polar …

New White House security clearance policy could put ‘bull’s eye’ on Kushner

White House Chief of Staff John F. Kelly announced Friday that beginning next week, the White House will no longer allow some employees with interim security clearances access to top-­secret information — a move that could threaten the standing of Jared Kushner, President Trump’s …

Donald Trump

11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Parkland Students to President Trump: Stay ‘Far Away’ From Us

Few imagine that the president would provide any comfort. Many fear he will make things worse.<p>PARKLAND, Florida—Two days after enduring a horrific …