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Will Trump’s presidency finally kill the myth of the special relationship?

Ever since Winston Churchill invented it in 1946, successive prime ministers have discovered that the bond between the US and UK is anything but sacred. So, why does this absurd idea refuse to go away?<p>At the end of January, Theresa May rushed to Washington to ensure that she would be the first …

Donald Trump

A race against the weather to avoid disaster at California dam

<b>Oroville, California (CNN) —</b> With the water level at California's Lake Oroville dropping, authorities lifted a mandatory evacuation order, allowing tens of thousands of residents to return to homes near the reservoir's dam.<p>But Butte County Sheriff Kory Honea on Tuesday cautioned residents and …

Backstage at the Westminster Dog Show: Pictures

1,700-Year-Old Untouched Tomb Yields Elaborate Headdress Figurine

<i>Editor's Note: This article was updated at 3 p.m. E.T.</i><p>A 1,700-year-old untouched tomb bearing the bones of a dozen male adults, as well as …

Long-Buried World War II Bomb Prompts Massive Evacuation In Greece

As a rule, it's considered less than desirable to have a long-unexploded bomb buried deep in the ground near your property. Even less so when that property is a gas station.<p>Yet that's precisely what residents in Thessaloniki, the second-largest city in Greece, discovered last week. And it's …

Shia LaBeouf's anti-Trump art project shut down by museum as too 'volatile'

Museums love to mount provocative art exhibits but they can turn tail if an installation proves to be "unexpectedly volatile." Shia LaBeouf has just learned this firsthand, and he's not happy.<p>Those were the words the Museum of the Moving Image used Friday to explain why it's shutting down the …

New Dead Sea Scroll Find May Help Detect Forgeries

Looters plundered the cave decades ago. But archaeologists are thrilled by what they left behind. Here’s why.<p>The discovery of a twelfth cave associated with the famous Dead Sea Scrolls may arm scholars with new clues to deter looters and detect modern forgeries of the ancient documents.<p>Earlier this …

Archaeology

Trump defends Conway as 'merely sticking up' for Ivanka amidst accusations of ethics violations

Kellyanne Conway, the high-profile White House counselor, has come under fire from Democratic and Republican lawmakers, fact checkers and the media. But she's so far maintained the support of her boss, President Donald Trump.<p>Trump backed Conway both publicly and privately Thursday after House …