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How to Review Your Plot: Using Your Notes and Outline at Revision

You’re nearing the finish line and feel like you need a final push forward to reach completion. You’ve slogged your way through the long, seemingly …

Creative Writing

Gingrich: 'Baloney' to blame Bannon for all of Breitbart's content

Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said efforts to pin anti-Semitic and sexist headlines from Breitbart news to Steve Bannon, the site’s former executive and incoming White House chief strategist, are “baloney.”<p>In fact, Gingrich said during a Monday morning interview on Fox News’s “Fox & Friends,” …

Donald Trump is about to control the most powerful surveillance machine in history

Here’s how bad it could get<p>The US intelligence agencies are among the most powerful forces to ever exist, capable of ingesting and retaining entire nations’ worth of data, or raining down missiles on targets thousands of miles away. As of January 20th, all that power will be directly answerable to …

Rural Voters Played A Big Part In Helping Trump Defeat Clinton

Even before any election happens, it's pretty easy to predict where the demographic fault lines will be: whites tend to vote more Republican than non-whites. Women tend to vote more Democratic than men. This year, it became clear that there was a growing gap between white voters with college …

Voting

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Donald Trump

World leaders react to Donald Trump's US election victory

<b>European Union</b><p>Top officials at the European Union have invited Donald Trump to Europe for an urgent US-EU summit<p>In a joint letter, Donald Tusk, president of the European council and Jean-Claude Juncker, president of the European commission, congratulated Trump and urged him to come to Europe for …

Geopolitics

Top 5 promises Donald Trump's voters expect him to deliver on

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's pledge to "Make America Great Again" was itself built on a host of lofty promises that galvanized his supporters and helped him clinch a stunning victory.<p>Below are some of Trump's signature proposals supporters expect him to deliver on when he takes office in January.<p>The …

Donald Trump wins 2016 presidential election: victory speech, full transcript

Against all odds, polls, and projections, Donald Trump claimed victory in the presidential election Tuesday, delivering a speech at the Hilton Hotel in New York City on Tuesday to a cheering crowd of supporters.<p>It was an unexpected outcome for the Republican candidate, who beat out not only a …

Inside the Loss Clinton Saw Coming

Publicly they seemed confident, but in private her team admitted her chances were 'always fragile.'<p>“We have some news. It’s not good.”<p>Hillary Clinton’s communications director Jennifer Palmieri filled the candidate in as the plane landed in Iowa, with campaign manager Robby<br>Mook in the huddle. Jim …

Government

How Donald Trump won

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> From the beginning, everyone underestimated Donald Trump. He pulled off a stunning victory after the most unprecedented of presidential campaigns.<p>Trump channeled the fury of average Americans against Washington. He tapped into their anxiety about the present and the fear of the …

Government

Dixville Notch results: Sanders, Kasich lead the charge

Tweets from https://twitter.com/politico/lists/team-politico<p>MANCHESTER, N.H. — Ohio Gov. John Kasich won the most Republican votes in Dixville Notch early Tuesday morning, while Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders won all the Democratic votes.<p>Kasich came away with three while business mogul Donald Trump …

'As dazzling and disparaging as the Queen herself': Jennie Bond fact-checks The Crown

Peter Morgan has allowed us to peek through the palace curtains into the private lives and minds of royalty. Or, at least, his version of them. And his version, The Crown, is so believable that I had to keep reminding myself that this is a drama, not a documentary, as I binge-watched all 10 hours …

A Podcast Listener's Guide to the 2016 Election

The best audio sources to get through the next few days<p>I’m an avid podcast listener and have been unable to stop myself from devouring pods related to the election. In many ways, though, podcasts are the perfect counterbalance to other media. They’re chiller than the hot-take industrial complex, or …

Donald Trump Has Brought On Countless Controversies In An Unlikely Campaign

When Donald Trump decided to run for president — after flirting with politics for many years, and gaining a following on the right for questioning President Obama's birthplace — the real estate developer and businessman from Queens was dismissed and laughed at by political observers. Many largely …

Clinton ahead of Trump by two points

Hillary Clinton has a 2-point edge over Donald Trump with less than a week before the election.<p>That’s according to a new national Fox News Poll of likely voters conducted Tuesday-Thursday.<p>In the four way race, Clinton tops Trump by a 45-43 percent margin. She was up by three points a week ago …

Hillary Clinton calls on Beyonce and Jay Z to bring out the voters in crucial state of Ohio

"Who runs the world?" yelled Beyonce. "Girls! This is history."<p>She said it better than Hillary Clinton ever could. In an impassioned speech in the middle of a "get out the vote" concert in Cleveland, the pop diva told 13,000 delirious fans it was time for a woman in the White House.<p>Her exuberant …

Coral and Algae Have Been Friends for 212 Million Years

Some classics were just made to go together. Peanut butter and chocolate. Thanksgiving dinner and stretch pants. Scleractinian corals and …

Hillary Clinton's Path To Election Day: Plans, Luck And Self-Inflicted Wounds

When it comes to Hillary Clinton's historic run for the presidency, if she's ultimately able to shatter that highest, hardest glass ceiling it will be because a combination of good luck and better planning helped her overcome challenges, many of her own making.<p>Donald Trump's name is on the ballot, …

Legalized Corruption

I received an email yesterday from a man who praised me for going three straight days without touching politics in the opening essay of <i>CEO Daily,</i> and …

Marjorie’s Daughter Launches Food Blog: I Need Some Mo!

Marjorie’s daughter, Morgan Hawthorne, has already shared her infectious love of food on the <i>Steve Harvey Show</i> (did you see the German chocolate …

5 Ways to Build The Affordable & Ethical Closet Of Your Dreams

From Amour Vert to Zady: If you love fashion but don't want to contribute to the negative effects the fast fashion industry has on workers and the …

Clothing

The Rich Get Ready for Higher Taxes Under a President Clinton

For wealthy Americans, a big win by Hillary Clinton on Nov. 8 could get pretty expensive.<p>Clinton is proposing higher taxes on Americans who make more …

Retirement

Brain & Body Power Brain Supplement Free Trial

Doctor Developed to Help Support:<p>The first daily supplement system designed to promote all areas of cognitive health, as well as provide nutrients …

Emergency doctor - what did I miss?

Dr Simon Judkins.<p>Nothing can send a shiver up the spine of a doctor more than hearing your boss call you to the office, or ring at home after hours …

Medicine

Michelle Obama Takes Aim at Trump Over Late-Night Tweets

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke today at the Charlotte Convention Center at a rally for Hillary Clinton, strongly encouraging the audience to get out …

What could the US government do with $916m of Trump's tax losses?

Could Donald Trump have gotten a head start making America great with the $916m he appears to have avoided paying income tax on over the last nearly two decades?<p>According to partial tax returns obtained by the New York Times, after the Republican presidential nominee wrote off the disastrous …