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Texas Football: Why the Longhorns will be better than the Sooners in 2018

DALLAS, TX – OCTOBER 14: Kyle Porter #21 of the Texas Longhorns leaps past Kahlil Haughton #8 of the Oklahoma Sooners for a second quarter touchdown …

College Football

Republicans aren't loving the latest ACA lawsuit

The Trump administration's latest effort to eliminate the Affordable Care Act's protections for pre-existing conditions is opening a rift among …

Health Care

'Alpha male' handshakes as Trump, Kim meet, but body language shows some nerves

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - In their first moments of meeting each other, U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un both sought to project a sense of command but displayed some anxiety at the start of their high-stakes summit in Singapore.<p>Body language experts said that in the 13 …

Donald Trump

Trump’s promise of end to U.S.-South Korea ‘war games’ creates confusion in Congress

One of President Trump’s more controversial pledges at his meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un — that the United States would halt joint military exercises on the Korean Peninsula — touched off confusion on Capitol Hill, with an influential GOP senator asserting the exercises would …

North Korea

A Day in the Life of George and Simona Papadopoulos

Over a recent lunch in Chicago, George Papadopoulos searches for words strong enough to describe the importance of his wife, Simona Mangiante …

Donald Trump

Newt Gingrich: Trump has accomplished more than Clinton, Bush, and Obama combined - this is just the beginning

With his historic summit Tuesday with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, President Trump has once again done something astounding and unpredictable.<p>Yet, the surprise over the sudden summit should not have come as a surprise at all. By now we should be used to President Trump surprising us. Consider …

North Korea

Trump’s Fake Movie Trailer Starring Kim Jong Un: What the Hell Did I Just Watch?

‘In a meeting to remake history—to shine in the sun. One moment, one choice, what if?’ What the s**t?<p>On Tuesday, President Trump gave Kim Jong Un a …

Times Square

Watch the bizarre movie trailer Trump showed Kim

There were many startling moments in Donald Trump’s press conference that followed his half-day summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore—such as the announcement that the US would suspend war games with South Korea as part of negotiations to get the North Korean leader to denuclearize. That’s a huge …

North Korea

'What the hell?' Trump-Kim lovefest ignores human rights nightmare

The president once raged at the North Korean leader as a 'madman' and a killer, but showed little concern for his brutal style during their meeting in Singapore.<p>Almost exactly one year ago, North Korea returned an imprisoned 22-year-old American college student to his family in the United States. …

North Korea

'Ludicrous': Pompeo snaps at reporters seeking clarity on North Korea deal

The secretary of state insisted that language missing from Tuesday's agreement 'is in the statement,' although it is not.<p>Secretary of State Mike Pompeo lost his cool Wednesday with reporters who pressed him on the vague agreement President Donald Trump reached with North Korea in Singapore this …

North Korea

Trump rejects parts of VA law he was ‘very happy’ to sign

It was the kind of ceremony presidents love.<p>Spring weather was lovely in the White House Rose Garden on Wednesday as President Trump was surrounded by supporters at a signing ceremony for the Mission Act, a measure designed to improve health care for veterans.<p>“This is a very big day,” Trump said. …

Health Care

Canada PM safe for now as Trump attacks, but angry farmers loom | Reuters

OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, facing the threat of a trade war from U.S. President Donald Trump, has unanimous domestic support for now but to keep a firm hold on power must wring concessions from an unwilling powerful dairy lobby in order to mollify Washington.<p>FILE …

Canada

Trump is headed for impeachment if Republicans don't do these things to hold the House

If current generic congressional polling numbers hold, Republicans will lose their majority in the House of Representatives in the Nov. 6 midterm elections – and a Democratic majority in the House will then likely vote to impeach President Trump. Republicans must start doing more <i>now</i> to prevent this …

Donald Trump

Jeff Sessions Makes Another Racist, Sexist Policy Change at Justice Department. Is Anyone Surprised?

In what surely is a direct attack on immigrants from Central America, Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Monday reversed a ruling by an immigration …

Immigration

Keep mice away from your home with this surprising trick

It’s pretty clear that having mice in your home is not a pleasant experience. Even if they seem innocent, having mice can be quite dangerous for your home. However, getting rid of mice doesn’t just require a slew of mousetraps and cheese. Mice can be easily avoided around your household by simply …

Peppermint

Go, Dad, go! Prince George and Princess Charlotte had a blast at William’s polo match

The youngest royals are living their best lives this summer.<p>On Sunday, Prince George, 4, and Princess Charlotte, 3, raced around barefoot and in sunglasses, looking pretty much like everyone else’s kids as they enjoyed a sunny family outing in Gloucester, England.<p>They were on hand with their mom, …

Prince George of Cambridge

Does Kim Jong Un Speak English? Trump May Find It Difficult To Communicate

There are a lot of questions swirling around in the lead up to Donald Trump's historic summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, but one of the …

North Korea

Michael Goodwin: New York Times reporter broke the biggest rule in journalism

On previous occasions, I’ve written about the blunt way legendary New York Times editor Abe Rosenthal dealt with a conflict of interest. The story bears repeating after the indictment of a top Senate official over his contacts with reporters, including one from the Times with whom he had a romantic …

Journalism

‘Mothers could not stop crying’: Lawmaker blasts Trump policy after visiting detained immigrants

A group of lawmakers and public officials in Washington state denounced the Trump administration Saturday for a policy that is resulting in the separation of undocumented immigrant families at the Mexican border, accusing the administration of causing undue trauma to children and parents who might …

Immigration

How North Korea got its nuclear weapons in the first place

After weeks of uncertainty, the U.S. is set to meet with North Korea Tuesday in a historic summit to address the rogue nation’s ongoing nuclear …

North Korea

Air Force officer missing for 35 years found living in California

<b>(CNN) —</b> A US Air Force officer with top-secret clearance who went missing in 1983 has been living under an assumed name in California, according to the Air Force Office of Special Investigations.<p>Capt. William Howard Hughes Jr. disappeared in July of 1983 after returning from duty in Europe. He was …

Los Angeles

White House officials accuse Canadian leader of 'stab in the back,' intensifying fight with U.S. ally

White House officials lashed out at the leader of Canada, one of America’s closest allies, with extraordinary ferocity Sunday as they accused him of trying to make President Trump look weak heading into his summit with the leader of North Korea.<p>Two of Trump’s top economic advisors branded Canadian …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump is wooing black voters and killing the Democratic Party

You're delusional if you think Donald Trump’s decisions to pardon boxer Jack Johnson and commute Alice Johnson's sentence aren't part of a greater plan.<p>As the Democratic Party remains in the coma it entered in November 2016, President Trump is performing his greatest magic trick.<p>And he’s doing it …

Donald Trump

US Army commander approves Bergdahl sentence, no prison time

WASHINGTON (AP) — A senior U.S. military commander is endorsing the decision to spare Army Pvt. Bowe Bergdahl prison time for abandoning his post in Afghanistan, endangering military comrades who participated in the lengthy search for him.<p>Army Gen. Robert Abrams, head of U.S. Army Forces Command, …

Military

Baker Mayfield on Josh Gordon: “I’ve never seen anybody like him”

AP<p>Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield played with some good players at Oklahoma, but no one like Josh Gordon.<p>Mayfield told Andrew Gribble of the …

NFL

The A’s drafted Oklahoma QB Kyler Murray 9th overall. He’ll play football until 2019.

Murray is a quality baseball prospect, but Oklahoma will have him at quarterback this fall.<p>The Oakland A’s took Oklahoma quarterback and outfielder Kyler Murray with the ninth pick in the MLB Draft last week. Murray’s response was sure to have long-term effects on Oakland and OU baseball, but a …

College Football

A closer look at favored Bronco ownership successor Brittany Bowlen

A Bowlen daughter is getting closer to one day taking control of the team but it appears unlikely it is Beth.

NFL

Baker Mayfield finds trash-talking soulmate in Steve Smith

Baker Mayfield met his trash-talking match when he appeared on the NFL Network for an interview with Steve Smith. The retired receiver gave the Browns rookie quarterback a little taste of what he’s going to hear on the field from some of the more notorious NFL smack talkers.<p>Smith was one of the …

Steve Smith

College Sports: 5 reasons for pessimism about the Sooners in 2018: How will Oklahoma adjust to life without Baker Mayfield? | SportsDay

5 reasons for pessimism about the Sooners in 2018: How will Oklahoma adjust to life without Baker Mayfield?<p>This Story is About...<p>Oklahoma has high …

Reporter Asks Trump Why He Called MS-13 Gang Members ‘Animals’ – Trump Deports Him To GITMO

President Trump is not backing down on his claim that MS-13 gang members are “animals.”<p>Trump caused a stir in the media when he classified members of …