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Bungled collusion is still collusion

The Russia scandal has entered a new phase, and there’s no going back.<p>For six months, the White House claimed that this scandal was nothing more than innuendo about Trump campaign collusion with Russia in meddling in the 2016 election. Innuendo for which no concrete evidence had been produced.<p>Yes, …

Donald Trump

Breaking up families? America looks like a Dickens novel

The news has been full these past few weeks of disturbing stories from the nation’s borders. The Trump administration has separated immigrant …

Literature

Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade, and the Preventable Tragedies of Suicide

The pattern of highly accomplished and successful people committing suicide is transfixing. It assures the rest of us that a life of accolades is not all that it’s cracked up to be and that achieving more will not make us happier. At the same time, it reveals the fact that no one is safe from …

Mental Health

Remembering Anthony Bourdain, Tony, Who Felt Like Everyone’s Friend

Andrew Knowlton on Bourdain’s legacy, influence, and the dinners they shared.<p><i>If you are having thoughts of suicide, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, at 1-800-273-talk (8255), or the Suicide Crisis Line, at 1-800-784-2433, or text 741741.</i><p>It’s 8:42 a.m. on Friday, June 8, 2018 …

Anthony Bourdain

For Bourdain, It Wasn’t Really About the Food, and That’s What Made Him Great

He wasn't trying to show us where to eat, but help us understand how we lived.<p>Anthony Bourdain spent the better part of the last two decades …

Celebrity Chefs

13 Actually Delicious Recipes You Can Make With Canned Salmon

Salmon fried rice, anyone?<p><b>Read more:</b><p>•15 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Whip Up With A Can Of Tuna<p>•17 Delicious Dishes Anyone Can Make With A Can Of Chickpeas<p>•13 Easy Lentil Recipes To Try Now That Soup Season Is Officially Over

Recipes

Trump plan to bail out coal industry punishes red states the most

Trump plans to enrich his rich crony friends at the expense of American consumers.<p>President Trump has ordered Secretary of Energy Rick Perry to take …

Fossil Fuels

Steve Schmidt: Trump lawyers’ memo “disturbing,” asserts he is “a king”

After the New York Times released a memo written by President Trump’s lawyers outlining broad powers they say the president has over the justice …

Donald Trump

President Trump Thinks He Is a King

The president believes he is above the law. That’s the takeaway from the confidential 20-page memo sent by President Trump’s lawyers to the special counsel, Robert Mueller, published over the weekend by The Times. And it’s the same sentiment that Rudy Giuliani expressed on Sunday when he suggested …

Donald Trump

20 books Bill Gates says you should read this summer

Bill Gates loves to read.<p>The billionaire co-founder of Microsoft and chair of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation reportedly reads around 50 books a year, and he chronicles his literary adventures on his blog, Gates Notes.<p>Gates' book recommendations have included historical accounts like Walter …

Books

Trump’s Lawyers, in Confidential Memo, Argue to Head Off a Historic Subpoena

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s lawyers have for months quietly waged a campaign to keep the special counsel from trying to force him to answer questions in the investigation into whether he obstructed justice, asserting that he cannot be compelled to testify and arguing in a confidential letter …

Donald Trump

Did the Trump Administration Separate Immigrant Children From Parents and Lose Them?

President Trump over the weekend falsely blamed Democrats for a “horrible law” separating immigrant children from their parents. In fact, his own administration had just announced this policy earlier this month.<p>His comments followed days of growing alarm that federal authorities have lost track of …

Immigration

Snoop Dogg Making the World’s Biggest Gin and Juice Is What We Need Right Now

Long live this trash drink.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada</i>.<p>Years ago, I was shamed out of drinking gin and juice when I realized it wasn’t as classy as I thought it was, though the fact that I used to chug it straight from a mix I poured into a Tropicana jug probably didn’t …

Snoop Dogg

Border Patrol Agent Shoots and Kills Unarmed Migrant Woman

A U.S. Border Patrol agent shot and killed an unarmed undocumented woman in Texas Wednesday, the agency said in a statement.<p>Identified as 20-year-old …

Immigration

Border Patrol union chief slams National Guard deployment as 'colossal waste'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The leader of the union that represents Border Patrol agents slammed the deployment of National Guard troops to the border by the Trump administration, calling it "a colossal waste of resources."<p>In comments to the Los Angeles Times published Thursday, Brandon Judd, president of …

Immigration

Senator Harris was calling out ICE on missing kids well before it became a news story

The news that a Trump Administration policy caused nearly fifteen hundred children to be ripped from their asylum-seeking immigrant parents' arms and …

Democratic Party

Trump fabricates law requiring separation of migrant children and parents, a lie to hide his policy

<b>(Getty/Saul Loeb)</b><p>Trump wants his supporters to “pressure the Democrats” to revoke a law that doesn’t exist except in his policy<p>Taylor Link<p>May 26, 2018 5:59pm (UTC)<p>The president of the Untied States rebuked a law on Saturday that requires the separation of children from their parents at the southern …

Immigration

The Trump administration’s refugee and border policies cruelly ignore the lessons of the past

The news that border authorities are separating parents from children who arrive at the American border — and that some of these children, along with those who arrived unaccompanied, have gone missing, possibly victimized by human traffickers or turned into illegal child laborers — has enraged many …

Immigration

US Can’t Find 1,500 Children, Says It’s ‘Not Legally Responsible’

The U.S. government placed thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children in the homes of sponsors in 2017, and now has admitted that it can’t account …

Immigration

All the President's Men: Mike Pence

The Trump Administration is so dreadful they've made the George W. Bush Administration seem almost acceptable in comparison. Dubya surrounded himself …

Donald Trump

Former drug industry lobbyist helps steer Trump drug plan

Many health policy watchers say even if Joe Grogan’s actions on drug policy have been legal, his role is still troubling.<p>The White House official who will shape a large part of the administration's drug price plan worked on many of the same issues as an industry lobbyist, raising questions about …

Health Care

Rudy Giuliani admits 'Spygate' is Trump PR tactic against Robert Mueller

This is part of the propaganda machine. Let’s spread a completely fallacious story and say it needs to be investigated Adam Schiff<p>Former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani said on Sunday that his repeated imputations of a supposed scandal at the heart of the Robert Mueller investigation – which …

Donald Trump

@realDonaldTrump isn't just nasty. It's unconstitutional

A senior federal district judge last week ruled that President Trump violates the 1st Amendment when he blocks his critics on Twitter.<p>But that's just the most obvious aspect of the immensely interesting decision by Judge Naomi Reice Buchwald of the Southern District of New York in the case of …

Social Media

Why the extraordinary story of the last slave in America has finally come to light

“We stand as living monuments,” wrote the historian Len Garrison, of the black British descendants of slavery and empire. “For those who are afraid of who they must be, are but slaves in a trance.” For Garrison, the idea of the African diaspora as “living monuments” was to some extent figurative. …

Black History

Trump’s increasingly desperate, tortured claims about the Russia probe

The Trump team's strategy on the special counsel's Russia investigation is to foment chaos, throw things at the wall, and worry about the facts later — or not at all.<p>The New York Times's Maggie Haberman on Friday crystallized this in a CNN interview. “The through line is: They don't care,” she …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump personally pushed postmaster general to double rates on Amazon, other firms

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump has personally pushed U.S. Postmaster General Megan Brennan to double the rate the Postal Service charges …

Trump’s claims of equal treatment for women employees don’t line up at his Scottish golf resort

Pay bonuses for women at Trump's Turnberry resort are less than half of what men get.<p>Women employed by President Trump’s golf club in Turnberry, …

BBC Twitter account trolls Trump over royal wedding crowd size

A BBC Twitter account winked at the previous controversy over the size of the crowd at President TrumpDonald John TrumpSix takeaways from 2018's …

Tucker Carlson spent just 17 seconds on Texas school shooting

Hours after a school shooting that left at least 10 high school students dead, Fox host Tucker Carlson almost completely ignored the massacre, …

Royal Weddings