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Amazing Map Shows Most Popular Candy In Each State, See Your Area’s Best-Selling Candy In Time For Halloween

Different strokes for different folks — at least that’s what this map of the best-selling candy in each state shows.<p>While eager trick or treaters …

This Map Takes the Guess Work Out of Deciding When to Travel

Deciding when during the year to book a bucket list getaway generally comes down to settling on a date that both jibes with when you can take time …

European Space Agency Releases First High-Res Land Cover Map of Africa

This isn’t just any image of Africa. It represents the first of its kind: a high-resolution map of the different types of land cover that are found …

North Korea is Building a Bigger, Better Missile Submarine

The Sinpo-C class will bring Pyongyang's nukes to sea.<p>North Korea is building a new submarine designed to carry the country's nuclear missiles closer to their targets while keeping them safe from destruction. The newclass of submarine would be Pyongyang's first operational ballistic missile sub. A …

"A deranged animal": Trump’s newest lie about Obama is causing fury inside and outside the military

Trump says he loves the military. His latest assault on Obama shows that he doesn’t.<p>President Trump lies so often, and on such an astonishingly wide array of topics, that it’s rare for any single one of them to spark as much raw fury as his baseless accusation that Barack Obama and other previous …

Here's why Republicans are in deep trouble in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> There's a wave building in the country -- one that looks likely to threaten the Republican House majority come November 2018.<p>The signs are everywhere you look.<p>President Trump is at 37% approval nationwide<br>• Democrats have a massive edge in the generic ballot, including a 14-point lead in the …

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Artist creates life-sized replica of Parthenon using 100,000 banned books

Argentine artist Marta Minujín has created a life-sized replica of the Parthenon using 100,000 banned books from around the world. The massive book …

The Trump Administration’s Own Data Says Obamacare Isn’t Imploding

<i>Welcome to TrumpBeat, FiveThirtyEight’s weekly feature on the latest policy developments in Washington and beyond. Want to get TrumpBeat in your</i> …

Trump, in meeting with Mexican president, again insists Mexico will pay for the wall

In his first meeting as president with his Mexican counterpart,<p>Donald Trumpon Friday said he "absolutely" intends for Mexico to pay for the controversial wall he wants to build along the United States' southern border, setting off a furor in Mexico over a goal his own administration has largely …

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12 Spanish words with no exact equivalent

1. Jitanjáfora | Nonsense of words that create art<p>It is a poetic combination of meaningless or invented words with real ones, which take meaning and …

Why outrage over Shakespeare in the Park’s Trump-like Julius Caesar is so misplaced

The uproar forced corporate sponsors to pull out and inspired protests — but it missed the point of the play.<p>For decades, conservatives have darkly warned that failing to teach the Western canon of literature to students — that deeming books and plays by dead white guys irrelevant to today’s …

NBC's Megyn Kelly's interview with Alex Jones is shaping up to be a disaster

The sit-down format was a poor choice for a segment on the Infowars conspiracy theorist.<p>Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has spent years trying to convince people that the parents of children slain at Sandy Hook Elementary School are liars.<p>Now freshly minted NBC host Megyn Kelly, formerly of Fox …

Tillerson, defending Trump policy, contradicted by his words

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's plans to slash spending on diplomacy won't be the only concern for lawmakers when Secretary of State Rex …

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The Grand Old Party’s Last Lions Roll Over

The Republican conscience became a total oxymoron at roughly the moment that John McCain abased himself to defend, incoherently, the man who mocked …

The Minute - Mirror, mirror: Trump revels in cabinet's praise

1 Singing for their supper<p>Donald Trump opened a cabinet meeting Monday by bragging about the “record-setting pace” of his legislation, which is his fantasy as opposed to fact. Then things got weird, as Trump invited members to introduce themselves. They knew what to do.<p>The cabinet responded with …

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Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

WASHINGTON — Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ testimony to the Senate Intelligence committee Tuesday will be open to the public. Sessions is expected …

Comey’s a Whistleblower, Not a Leaker

As a matter of law, Trump’s pushback strategy makes no sense.<p>Trying to rebut James Comey’s damning testimony about his interactions with President Donald Trump, some Republicans—including the tweeter-in-chief himself—are less interested in <i>what</i> Comey revealed than in <i>how</i> he did so. They’ve slammed …

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Citizenship Law That Treats Mothers And Fathers Differently

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg wrote for the Supreme Court that the different treatment of unwed mothers and unwed fathers in the immigration law citizenship context "is stunningly anachronistic."<p>Federal immigration laws that make citizenship easier to obtain for the children of US citizen mothers …

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President Trump's Disapproval Rating Just Hit Another High

As President Trump finds himself embroiled in headlines about possible collusion between his campaign associates and Russia during the 2016 campaign, …

Puerto Rico governor to take statehood case to Washington but faces US snub

The governor of Puerto Rico, Ricard Rosselló, has announced that he is to visit Washington in the next phase of his campaign to turn the island into the 51st state of the United States.<p>Rosselló will go to the US capital armed with a 97% backing for statehood from voters in Sunday’s plebiscite on …

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A terribly named bill would make it illegal to destroy a presidential tweet

A permanent record of the president’s DMs<p>President Trump’s twitter habit has been a force for chaos since the early days of the campaign — but now, Rep. Mike Quigley (D-IL) has a plan to make sure those tweets end up in a permanent archive. Named after one of Trump’s most bewildering tweets, the …

Elizabeth Warren: Sessions 'needs to be fired'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sen. Elizabeth Warren's seemingly fraught history with now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions is no secret.<p>"I opposed Sessions for being Attorney General of the United States. And you may remember I got sent away from the Senate for that and got shut down and not allowed to speak again until …

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Donald Trump just held the weirdest Cabinet meeting ever

<b>(CNN) —</b> Leave it to Donald Trump to reinvent the Cabinet meeting.<p>The public portion of these gatherings of all of the president's top advisers are usually staid affairs. Photographers are let in to take pictures. The president makes a very brief statement. A reporter shouts a question, unanswered. …

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Trump makes bizarre claims at press event as Cabinet members take turns praising him

Since taking office in January, President Donald Trump has displayed various reactions to the pressures of his job, from angry tweets to effusive …

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LGBT Trump Supporters Dismayed Over Pride Marches Becoming 'Resist' Events

In more than 50 marches across the states, LGBT people and their allies gathered to stand in solidarity against the Trump administration over the weekend.<p>In Washington, D.C., people gathered in droves. Troy King, a 47-year-old gay man from Atlanta, marched to continue to pressure politicians to …

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Donald Trump's Cabinet members, ranked by their over-the-top praise of Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump held a super weird Cabinet meeting Monday afternoon. In it, he sat silently as each member of his Cabinet lavished praise on him. Seriously.<p>I wrote about the whole thing here. But -- with the help of super intern Liz Stark, who graduated college Saturday and was at …

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10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:<p>Salman Abedi — who authorities say blew …

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Donald Trump denies a Russia allegation that no one made

<b>(CNN) —</b> After an appearance alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Monday, President Donald Trump paused to push back against reports that he had disclosed highly classified information to the Russians.<p>"Just so you understand, I never mentioned the word or the name 'Israel','" Trump …

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10 Things You Should Never Do as a Photographer

In this article, I discuss some of the different things that I’ve personally decided are bad ideas as an artist. Let’s dive in.<p>1. Steal Other …