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1968: The year America unraveled

1968 was the year the center did not hold. It was the year many Americans saw their country spinning out of control. It was a shocking time, a moment of danger, destruction and division — yet also a time of passion and possibility.<p>The polarization that plagues the nation half a century later was …

Vietnam War

Are We Ready for Robot Sex?

Photograph by Bobby Doherty/<i>New York</i> Magazine. Styling by Lindsay Peoples Wagner.<p>Above: Henry, Realbotix's first male sex robot.<p>I’m driving down the …

Robotics

17 Stephen Hawking Quotes That Will Inspire You (and Leave You Dreaming of the Stars)

Sadly, Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76. But his words are timeless.<p>Stephen Hawking was one of the most famous and influential scientists of our time. Sadly, Hawking has passed away at the age of 76 -- fully 55 years after doctors gave him just two years to live with a diagnosis of …

London tube bombing: PM says terror threat level raised to critical

Theresa May makes TV statement as police search for bomber who left dozens injured by blast at Parsons Green station<p>• London tube explosion – live updates<br>• What we know so far<p>Britain’s terror threat level has been raised from severe to critical, indicating a further attack may be imminent following …

Trump delivers ultimatum to House Republicans: Pass health-care measure on Friday or he’ll move on

By Mike DeBonis<p>, Reporter<p>Juliet Eilperin<p>, Reporter<p>President Trump delivered an ultimatum to House Republicans on Thursday night: Vote to approve the measure to overhaul the nation’s health-care system on the House floor Friday, or reject it and the president will move on to his other legislative …

Health Care

Trump Defends His Immigration Ban Amid Uncertainty, Public Outcry

President Donald Trump defended his controversial executive order restricting travel from seven Muslim-majority nations and indefinitely banning Syrian refugees as "not about religion" amid a second day of protests and uncertainty around the ban.<p>"This is not about religion," Trump said in the …

The Week in Review: Donald Trump Wins U.S. Presidential Election

Donald Trump became the 45th president-elect this week after the Republican beat Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton with 279 electoral votes to her 228.<p>Trump’s sweeping win surprised pollsters, operatives and pundits across the country, most of whom predicted a Clinton win. Instead, Trump …

Donald Trump

16 drool-worthy ways to celebrate National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

There are plenty of questionable food holidays (Lima Bean Respect Day? Huh?) but today is a day that we can really get behind here at TODAY Food. That's because August 4 is National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day! Hooray! Sure, you could pick up a box of store-bought cookies but since they're so easy to …

Dessert

Best new roller coasters, rides in American parks for 2016 | CNN Travel

4 Prince Videos You Should Watch Right Now

Prince, the iconic gender- and genre-busting musician, died on Thursday.<p>We've covered the news here. But there's also no better way to remember the star than through his performances. Here are four that you should watch right now.<p>1. 'When Doves Cry'<p>Prince's biggest hit was released in 1984, as the …