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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry marry as millions watch

Couple exchange vows in Windsor Castle chapel before celebrity-studded congregation<p>The big day - as it happened<p>Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the new Duke and Duchess of Sussex, emerged from St George’s Chapel, Windsor after a wedding ceremony that dusted down royal tradition and injected gospel …

Thomas Markle

The Questions Mueller Wants to Ask Trump About Obstruction, and What They Mean

The special counsel, Robert S. Mueller III, recently provided President Trump’s lawyers a list of questions he wants answered in an interview. The New York Times obtained the list; here are the questions, along with the context and significance of each. The questions fall into categories based on …

Donald Trump

Broadcom Drops Qualcomm Bid, Pledges to Pursue U.S. HQ

Even as Broadcom Ltd. formally abandoned a bid to buy Qualcomm Inc., the chipmaker said it still planned to switch its domicile from Singapore to the …

Who was Austin bomb suspect Mark Anthony Conditt? 2012 blog reveals views

Investigators trying to piece together a portrait of accused serial bomber Mark Conditt can rely on his own words — including a 25-minute recording that police are treating as a confession and a blog that describes his "conservative" political views on topics from the death penalty to …

Austin Bombings

Extensive Data Shows Punishing Reach of Racism for Black Boys

A study of 20 million children shows the fragility of the American Dream.

Racism

Here’s how Facebook allowed Cambridge Analytica to get data for 50 million users

Facebook says it isn’t at fault.<p>Cambridge Analytica, the data analytics firm that helped Donald Trump get elected president, amassed a trove of Facebook user data for some 50 million people without ever getting their permission, according to a report from the New York Times.<p>Facebook is in another …

How Trump Consultants Exploited the Facebook Data of Millions

<i>(After this story was published, Facebook came under harsh criticism from lawmakers in the United States and Britain. Read the latest.)</i><p>LONDON — As the upstart voter-profiling company Cambridge Analytica prepared to wade into the 2014 American midterm elections, it had a problem.<p>The firm had secured …

Cambridge Analytica

An American Crisis: 18 Facts About Gun Violence — and 6 Promising Ways to Reduce the Suffering

The United States suffers from a gun violence crisis, a problem exacerbated by misinformation and a lack of understanding of the epidemic’s …

The Grim Conclusions of the Largest-Ever Study of Fake News

Falsehoods almost always beat out the truth on Twitter, penetrating further, faster, and deeper into the social network than accurate information.<p>“Falsehood flies, and the Truth comes limping after it,” Jonathan Swift once wrote.<p><i>To hear more feature stories, see our full list or get the Audm iPhone</i> …

Social Media

The 17 Most Effective Moves for Fat Loss — No Equipment Required!

The concept of lifting weights one day and doing cardio and abs the next is outdated. Instead, metabolic training that harnesses the power of …

Workouts

Father of Parkland victim: "We as a country have failed our children"

Students and parents who have been affected by gun violence from Columbine, Sandy Hook and the latest school shooting at Stoneman Douglas High …

Donald Trump

Florida State Rep.: Trump Can't Use Congress as an Excuse on Gun Control

The state representative from Coral Gables, Fla., says now is the time for President Trump to prove he's a leader who can do things differently by …

Shooting Survivors, Victims’ Families Tell Trump Emotional Stories

Father of Parkland victim: ‘I’m pissed … I’m never, ever going to see my kid again’<p><b>Updated 5:38 p.m. |</b> President Donald Trump heard powerful …

Guns

Supreme Court Gets Moving, Issuing As Many Decisions In One Day As It Has In 5 Months

The U.S. Supreme Court began churning out opinions Wednesday, producing four decisions — as many as the justices have produced over the past 4 1/2 months combined.<p>The topics were varied, touching on subjects ranging from gun control to whistleblower protection and terrorism.<p><b>A "muddle" on guns?</b><p>In a …

U.S. Supreme Court

Florida school shooting survivors are not 'crisis actors'

PARKLAND, Fla. (AP) — Two students who survived the Florida school shooting and spoke publicly about it are not "crisis actors," despite the claims of several conspiracy-oriented sites and an aide to a Florida lawmaker.<p>The Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students, David Hogg and Emma Gonzalez, …

Florida School Shooting

Trump Is One Bad Day Away from Tweeting “I’ve Had Three Times as Many Wives as Obama!”

The president’s obsession with his predecessor continues apace.<p>Something you may have picked up on over the last, oh, seven years, is that <b>Donald Trump</b> is completely obsessed with <b>Barack Obama.</b> Unable to accept the fact that the 44th president is superior to him in every conceivable way, Trump has …

Parkland father, Andrew Pollack, gives emotional speech to Trump about murdered daughter

Fact-check: How easy is it to get a gun in Florida?

Emma Gonzalez, a high school senior who survived the Parkland, Fla., school shooting, criticized Florida’s gun laws and President Donald Trump’s …

Guns

Trump suggests arming teachers to stop shootings

What is still unclear is if politicians will actually deliver any concrete reforms that confront the deadly issue of gun violence.

The Point: 8 numbers on guns that matter

<b>(CNN) —</b> The gun debate is heating up, again, in the wake of the slayings of 17 people one week ago at a school in Parkland, Florida.<p>In advance of tonight's CNN town hall with students from Stoneman Douglas High School (as well as parents, politicians and the NRA), I thought it was worth sharing a …

Parkland shooting survivor Samuel Zeif to Trump: “How did this not stop after Columbine?”

A Parkland survivor delivers an emotional plea during President Trump’s listening session at the White House.<p>“How did we not stop this after Columbine? After Sandy Hook?” Samuel Zeif, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting survivor, asked Wednesday at the White House.<p>Zeif joined other …

Here's what Congress is investigating from the Obama administration

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump requested the FBI investigate how the Obama administration was involved in Russian meddling in the 2016 -- questioning why Congress and federal investigators aren't probing how the Democratic administration handled certain issues.<p>"Question: If all of the …

Questions Swirl as Melania Trump’s Parents Obtain Green Cards

WASHINGTON — The parents of the first lady, Melania Trump, have obtained lawful permanent residency in the United States, a lawyer for the couple confirmed Wednesday, but it remains unclear how or when the couple received their green cards.<p>The lack of clarity about when and how Viktor and Amalija …

Immigration

Seventh-grader who shot himself in school bathroom dies

MASSILLON, Ohio (AP) — A seventh-grader who died a day after shooting himself inside a middle school restroom had fireworks and extra ammunition in …

11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read | Inc.com

Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I plan to spend at least part of the day having fun with …

Body Language

Trump Furious After Twitter’s Bot Purge Leaves Him with Fourteen Followers

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump was reportedly “furious” on Wednesday morning after a purge of right-wing bots by Twitter left him with a total of fourteen remaining followers, aides have confirmed.<p>Rising at 3 <i>A.M.</i> to engage in one of his trademark early-morning tweetstorms, Trump …

Florida shooting survivors in capital, demand action on guns

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — A week after a shooter slaughtered 17 people in a Florida high school, thousands of protesters, including many angry teenagers, swarmed into the state Capitol on Wednesday, calling for changes to gun laws, a ban on assault-type weapons and improved care for the mentally ill.<p>…

High School

The real reason for Congress' shutdown fiasco

Lawmakers sowed the seeds for this years ago — as Speaker Paul Ryan and Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi know all too well.<p>The Republican-led government shutdown in 2013 was billed as a fight over Obamacare. The latest disruption was triggered by Democrats' demands on immigration.<p>But lost in the …

The Rising Pressure of the #MeToo Backlash

In the fall of 2016, I started feeling little starburst twinges in the ball of my right foot. A podiatrist told me that I had a fat nerve, a neuroma, and gave me a cortisone injection that made the pain go away. Because something had come back odd on my blood work, he sent me to a specialist, who …

Sexual Harassment

6 key takeaways from the GOP memo alleging FBI bias in the Russia investigation

Republicans claim that when the FBI got a secret court order to spy on former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page during the election, it relied “extensively” on information from a politically motivated British ex-spy who was being funded by Democrats to find dirt on Donald Trump. And it didn't …

Donald Trump