WASHINGTON — So it has come to this: The president of the United States was asked over the weekend whether he is a Russian agent. And he refused to directly answer. The question, which came from a friendly
“I would build a great wall, and nobody builds walls better than me, believe me, and I’ll build them very inexpensively, I will build a great, great wall on our southern border. And I will have Mexico
WASHINGTON — Marriott International said on Friday that the biggest hacking of personal information in history was not quite as big as first feared, but for the first time conceded that its Starwood hotel
The shutdown is stoking fears that Trump could do something even more alarming On Friday, Donald Trump said: “We are totally prepared for a very long shutdown.” It was one of his rare uses of the pronoun
Just over a week ago, on Friday December 7, the Special Counsel’s Office headed by Robert Mueller for the first time outlined in a court filing the grand narrative of the Russia Probe. The court filing
OAKTON, Va. – The last time lawyer Erika Byrd talked her way out of an alcohol rehab center, her father took her to lunch. "Dad, I know what alcohol has done to me," she told him that day in January 2011.
The futurist philosopher Yuval Noah Harari worries about a lot. He worries that Silicon Valley is undermining democracy and ushering in a dystopian hellscape in which voting is obsolete. He worries that
Britain’s biggest employer organisation and main trade union body have sounded the alarm over the prospect of British companies implanting staff with microchips to improve security. UK firm BioTeq, which
In a productivity-obsessed world, these 5 tiny habits will make all the difference. There are many elements associated with high levels of productivity. Ask any given person how to be productive and you're
Walking through the woods alone can be a scary prospect for a kid, but not for 7-year-old Matthew of Portland, Oregon. He doesn't have much of a backyard at his condo, so the woods behind his house essentially
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Medicine is expensive. From family physician visits to consultations with specialists to prescription drugs, long life is a major investment. But what if there was a free wonder drug that warded off everything
The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem. 1. For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies.
Truth resonates in your bones. Recognize it. Feel it. And do something about it. Sometimes we get lost. Other times we get distracted. But most of all, we often get so consumed with the game of life--all
More than 80 Labour peers defy whip on amendment calling for vote on EEA membership MPs will have a vote on remaining in the European Economic Area – effectively a vote on the single market – after a defeat
In Syria, local relief organizations shoulder 75% of the aid effort, but receive less than 1% of the funding for the crisis–most goes to large international NGOs. A new platform called CanDo wants to the
Fast-food chain Burgerville has earned die-hard fans in the Pacific Northwest by serving up local, seasonal fast food (think Tillamook Cheddar cheeseburgers, Walla Walla onion rings, and huckleberry milkshakes).
These simple behaviors are easy to fall into when you’re nervous, but they can make listeners think twice about taking you seriously. Every speaker needs to be credible. If your audience spends the duration
They weren’t the first mass-shooting victims the Florida radiologist saw—but their wounds were radically different. As I opened the CT scan last week to read the next case, I was baffled. The history read