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Stephen Colbert: Donald Trump Might Not Be President By Friday

The "Late Show" host tears into Trump for empowering the alt-right.<p>Stephen Colbert isn’t having it.<p>On Tuesday, the “Late Show” host tore into President Donald Trump for saying he blamed “both sides” for the white supremacist violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>“I think there’s blame on both …

Jimmy Kimmel Offers Trump Voters A Way Out Of This Mess

The late-night host had a blunt message for the president's supporters.<p>Following a day in which the president hosted a press conference that quickly unraveled when he issued a stunning defense of violent white supremacists and neo-Nazis, Jimmy Kimmel decided to address Donald Trump’s supporters.<p>On …

Beyond Orwell: 11 Illuminating Quotes From the Canon of Dystopia

George Orwell is suddenly, understandably en vogue — <i>1984</i> spiked on Amazon and then sold out, his scathing 1940 review of <i>Mein Kampf</i> has been dredged up, and reading groups are springing up like toadstools, eager to discuss the ways language can be manipulated by would-be tyrants in order to suppress …

A Warning to Trump From Friedrich Hayek

If American conservatives have an intellectual hero, it might well be Friedrich Hayek -- and rightly so. More clearly than anyone else, Hayek elaborated the case against government planning and collectivism, and mounted a vigorous argument for free markets. As it turns out, Hayek simultaneously …

Austrian Economics

10 Fairy Tale Places to Visit IRL

Create your own fairy tale by visiting one of these totally gorgeous and inspiring locales. When stepping foot into one of these wonderful and whimsical haunts, you’re transported into a wonderland worthy of a Disney movie or a bedtime story. These are the kind of places that you don’t just see — …

6 awesome, affordable tech products worth waiting for in 2017

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. Our picks and opinions are independent from any business incentives.</i><p>At Reviewed.com, we’re lucky enough to go to events like …

Spry on her 95th birthday, Betty White offers some life advice

Beloved Emmy-winning actress and animal advocate Betty White turned 95 on Tuesday. To mark the occasion, the living legend sat down with Yahoo's Katie Couric to share some of her secrets to living a long and fruitful life. "I am the luckiest old broad on two feet," she acknowledged.<p><b>See the</b> …

Betty White

14 Buddha Bowl Recipes That Will Satisfy Every Craving

Tahini sauce over everything.

12 flight-booking hacks every traveler should know

<b>The INSIDER Summary:</b><p><b>• We rounded up the best flight booking hacks from a Quora thread.<br>• Some tips include clearing your cookies before browsing, changing your IP address, booking early morning flights, and embracing layovers.</b><p>Every frequent traveler has their own tricks for booking the best and …

Air Travel

The Uncanny Power of a City Without Cars

Europe’s largest pedestrian-only urban space is also one of its most fragile. But Venice may hold lessons for other cities struggling to adapt to a changing world.<p>Like the War Against the Machines that spans the Terminator franchise, the War on Cars that urbanists are supposedly waging is …

Obama commutes sentence of Chelsea Manning, soldier convicted for leaking classified information

By Ellen Nakashima<p>, Reporter<p>Sari Horwitz<p>, Reporter<p>President Obama commuted the 35-year prison sentence of Chelsea Manning, an Army private convicted of taking troves of secret diplomatic and military documents and disclosing them to WikiLeaks, after deciding that Manning had served enough …

National Security

Massive Alligator Caught on Video Is Not a Hoax

This gator, the size of a small car, may be evidence that the population is making a comeback.<p>Photo and video hoaxes are common these days. So when a video of a giant alligator walking through one of Polk County Discovery Center’s reserves in Florida hit the Internet this weekend, some were a …

Obama directs $500 million to Green Climate Fund just before Trump takes office

The Obama administration wrote a second check for $500 million on Tuesday to the Green Climate Fund, an international organization designed to help …

'He Is Going to Test Our Democracy as It Has Never Been Tested'

Why Nixon's former lawyer John Dean worries Trump could be one of the most corrupt presidents ever—and get away with it<p>Sometime early last fall, John Dean says he began having nightmares about a Trump presidency. He would wake in the middle of the night, agitated and alarmed, struggling to calm his …

Donald Trump

Jerry Seinfeld Is Moving ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ To Netflix After Signing A Huge Deal

Jerry Seinfeld is entering his Netflix era. If it’s not too much trouble, he’ll be bringing something from his Crackle era to the new digs.<p>Netflix and Seinfeld have paired up for a freshly inked multifaceted deal that will see <i>Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee</i> shift from its Crackle home to the …

'Frontline' examines right-left rift in 'Divided States of America'

Whatever your political point of view, it seems impossible to dispute that, on the eve of a Donald Trump presidency, the country is intensely divided.<p>But how did we get here?<p>"Divided States of America," a four-hour "Frontline" special premiering Tuesday, tackles that provocative question by taking …

15 Stunning Savory Vegan Breakfasts That Are Perfect For Brunch

Have you ever been so busy during the week that you sometimes forget to eat a nice breakfast? It’s a folly that’s more common than you think; in …

Obama's White House, by official photographer Pete Souza - in pictures

Pete Souza, formerly the official photographer for Ronald Reagan, was the official White House photographer for President Barack Obama. As the US awaits the inauguration of Donald Trump, Souza looks back at some of his favourite images from the last eight years<p><b>All photographs by Pete Souza for The</b> …

Donald Trump

Being a black man in white America: a burden even Obama couldn't escape

If you want to know what white male privilege looks like, look at the podium on inauguration day. No black man could be elected with Trump’s life story<p>In his 2014 grand jury testimony over the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, police officer Darren Wilson described Brown …

The Latest: Alabama Dem asks Trump, Lewis to end feud

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times EST):<p>3:35 p.m.<p>Rep. Terri Sewell, an African-American Democrat who represents Selma, Alabama, has …

President Obama talked about what books mean to him, and as usual he only has wise words

Part of the reason we’re going to miss Barak Obama as President isn’t only because of what he’s achieved in office, but because the man, like us, is …

To understand the Women's March on Washington, you need to understand intersectional feminism

It’s much bigger than “check your privilege.”<p>The day after inauguration, tens of thousands of people — maybe more — led by a group of four women, are marching in Washington, DC. and around the country. Their goal, although they’re not officially pitching it as such, is to send a message about …

GOP’s new Obamacare-repeal debacle: Congress’ budget office suggests 32 million Americans will lose health insurance

<b>Paul Ryan (Reuters/Shannon Stapleton)</b><p>Premiums may spike 25 percent, but GOP complains that its (nonexistent) replacement plan is being ignored<p>Simon Maloy<p>January 17, 2017 8:05pm (UTC)<p>The congressional GOP's messaging on Obamacare repeal does not make sense. It’s completely incoherent, self-defeating …

Health Care

Stephen Colbert mocks Trump's plan to take off first weekend as POTUS

Stephen Colbert isn’t sold on Donald Trump’s plan to take off his first weekend as president after being sworn in Friday.<p>On Tuesday’s episode of <i>The</i> …

13 podcasts that will help make you a better human

The humble podcast has finally come into its own. Apple first added the format to its iTunes suite back in 2005 – but it probably wasn't until 2014, when Serial’s explosive first season captivated an audience of 40 million listeners, that the medium's potential became clear. Since then, the podcast …

Seven People Dancing

November. Cold outside. It was warm inside, and the big combination played twelve wonderful records without stopping. Seven people were dancing, three couples and Marcel. Midnight.<p>It was Marcel’s apartment, and he was a fairy. Nobody else was unusual in that regard. But Marcel was a fairy and he …

Dancing

The Food Lab: My 19 Favorite Summer Grilling Recipes

Even when I lived in a New York apartment, grilling (perhaps illegally, on my balcony) was my favorite way to spend a warm summer evening. Now that I'm out in the Bay Area, warm summer evenings don't really exist, but I've got far more room for grilling than I've ever had before, which means that …