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Trump’s Russia lawyer crashes FBI meeting on Mueller Probe

One of the President's defense attorneys in the Russia probe, Emmet Flood, was present for part of both meetings between Congressional leaders and …

Donald Trump

Collusion Happened

Despite what the president says, the question is answered.<p>Trump aides colluded with foreign governments.<p>This is a simple, straightforward statement, and by this point, it ought to be an uncontroversial one. There’s ample evidence on many fronts, from legal documents to reliable reporting. This …

Donald Trump

A Rare Virus Without a Cure Has Emerged in India And Is Killing People

It has the potential to cause a deadly pandemic.<p>At least nine people in southern India have died in cases linked to an outbreak of the rare and …

Disease

Shouting match breaks out on CNN when former Republican nails Stephen Moore: ‘You cannot make up these facts’

President Donald Trump’s economic advisor Stephen Moore took to CNN Monday to promote the president’s latest conspiracy theory that former President …

Donald Trump

The Republican Primary in Georgia Is Taking Racism to a Whole New Level

The Republican gubernatorial primary in Georgia has devolved in recent weeks into a chest-thumping argument over which candidate hates undocumented …

Republican Primaries

The Friendly Mask Of The Orwellian Oligarchy Is Slipping Off

<i>This piece was reprinted by OpEdNews with permission or license. It may not be reproduced in any form without permission or license from the …

Gina Haspel

Desperate Trump Is Already Making Concessions To North Korea

In negotiating with North Korea Donald Trump may have broken his own #1 rule, as expressed in his book <i>The Art of the Deal</i>: “The worst thing you can …

North Korea

How North Korea Has Played the United States for Seven Decades

A nuclear arsenal has been a central focus of North Korea since the peninsula was divided after World War II.<p>North Korea has been playing the United …

North Korea

How Baby Boomers Broke America

<b>ONE</b><p>Lately, most Americans, regardless of their political leanings, have been asking themselves some version of the same question: How did we get …

Income Inequality

Trump is ‘going down’ — and here are all the reasons why

I’ve been “covering” the Trump story for over a year now, and I’m sick and tired of stacking up the details of his treachery day after day, week …

Donald Trump

“Show Me Your Papers!” Roundups, Checkpoints and National ID Card

Photo by katesheets | CC BY 2.0<p>The roundups are getting worse. The checkpoints are getting worse. The harassment is getting worse. The things we were …

Physics Needs Philosophy. Philosophy Needs Physics.

Contrary to claims about the irrelevance of philosophy for science, I argue that philosophy has had, and still has, far more influence on physics …

Physics

'Let's Go! Make Your Way Out!': Listen to a White House Staffer Scream at Journalists for Asking Trump Questions

Click here for reuse options! A recording seems to show that the hostility toward the press is not limited to presidential tweets.Television reporter …

Donald Trump

Russia favored Trump in 2016 election, Senate Intelligence Committee says, breaking with House GOP

The Senate Intelligence Committee says the U.S. intelligence community was correct in assessing that Russia interfered in the 2016 U.S. elections with the aim of helping Donald Trump, contradicting findings House Republicans reached last month.<p>The determination sets up a clash within the GOP over …

Donald Trump

Senate panel releases Trump Tower meeting transcripts

<b>(CNN) —</b> Thousands of pages of interview transcripts with the participants of the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting shed new light on how eager Donald Trump Jr. and senior members of the Trump campaign were to obtain damaging information on Hillary Clinton — and how frustrated and angry they were that …

Donald Trump

Trump scraps cyber czar post after first appointee leaves: White House

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House has eliminated the position of cyber security coordinator after President Donald Trump's first appointee for the job departed last week, a spokesman for the National Security Council confirmed on Tuesday.<p>"Today’s actions continue an effort to empower National …

Donald Trump

Trump's record pay-to-play: He saves ZTE, China rewards Trump Organization with $500m

The Chinese government is directing $500 million to the Trump Organization, and even the White House press office has been unable to say why this …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump produces his most Queeg-worthy tweet to date

While the thought that Donald Trump has definitely lost his strawberries is common enough, a tweet Trump produced on Monday evening was enough to …

Donald Trump

Exclusive: Mueller's team questions Russian oligarch about payments to Cohen

<b>(CNN) —</b> Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigators have questioned a Russian oligarch about hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments his company's US affiliate made to President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Michael Cohen, after the election, according to a source familiar with the …

Michael Cohen

The 42 Biggest Questions About Life, the Universe, and Everything

In a homage to 'Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy,' two physicists explain the biggest unknowns in science. I’ve summed them up as a tweetstorm.<p>In Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams’ classic irreverent tour through the universe, a supercomputer named Deep Thought discovers the answer to …

Physics

Why Republicans Should Fear a Rural Revolt in 2018

Republicans in Washington are busy at work on policies that could hurt the rural voters who will decide if they keep their majorities in Congress.<p>In …

Agriculture

The Russian MMA Fighter Linked to Trump, Cohen—and Putin

When Donald Trump and his personal lawyer decided to go in on a new MMA league, Russian fighter Fedor Emelianenko was their main man. Now he’s being …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Ridiculed For Reportedly Writing His Own Doctor's Note

"Back soon. Just dictating letter for my doctor touting my X-ray vision, bullet-proof skin and natural immunity to iocane powder."<p>A CNN report that President Donald Trump himself dictated a doctor’s letter detailing his glowing health sent tweeters into overdrive.<p>On Tuesday, Dr. Harold Bornstein …

Donald Trump

Begala: Donald Trump is no 'idiot.' He's something worse

<b>(CNN) —</b> Add the name of White House chief of staff John Kelly to the astonishingly long list of close Trump aides who have reportedly disparaged the President's intellect, in his case referring to the leader of the free world as "an idiot." Kelly called the report "total B.S."<p>But, like the dog that …

Donald Trump

The Diderot Effect: Enlightenment Philosopher Denis Diderot Explains the Psychology of Consumerism & Our Wasteful Spending

In pointing out the clear and present dangers posed by out-of-control consumerism, there is no need for Marxism 101 terms like “commodity fetishism.” …

Targeted Advertising

Enlightenment rationality is not enough: we need a new Romanticism

Neuroscience was part of the dinner conversation in my family, often a prerequisite for truth. Want to talk about art? Not without neuroscience. …

Immune System

Donald Trump wants to review documents seized from Michael Cohen's office before investigators see them

President Donald Trump asked a federal judge on Sunday night to allow him to review documents that FBI agents seized from the office of his longtime …

James Comey’s Interview on ABC’s ‘20/20’: Annotated Excerpts

ABC News aired an hourlong interview on Sunday with James B. Comey, the F.B.I. director fired by President Trump last year. George Stephanopoulos, ABC’s chief anchor, interviewed Mr. Comey, who is promoting his new book, “A Higher Loyalty,” for five hours in all. ABC published a complete transcript …

Donald Trump

Kentucky governor says teachers' strike left children vulnerable to sexual assault

<b>(CNN) —</b> Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin says children were left vulnerable to harm, sexual assault and drugs as a result of public school closures throughout the state Friday to allow teachers and supporters to protest at the state's Capitol.<p>"I guarantee you somewhere in Kentucky today a child was …

Unions