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The Easter egg in Apple's new App Store and why it matters

There is a tiny, hidden Easter egg on the new iOS 11 App Store screen. It’s so subtle that most probably missed it, but it’s an important one, a …

Jim Acosta Is the White House’s Favorite Reporter

The CNN correspondent has embraced the role of White House antagonist, which makes his boss happy. But the White House loves the matchup, too.<p>As he walked to work down Pennsylvania Avenue, Jim Acosta, CNN’s senior White House correspondent, was wondering if today would be the day he busted out of …

Donald Trump

Republicans' new repeal bill would probably leave millions more uninsured, new analyses suggest

The latest Republican bid to roll back the<p>Affordable Care Actwould likely leave millions of currently insured Americans without health coverage in the coming decades, and strip benefits and protections from millions more, a growing number of independent studies suggest.<p>Healthcare safety nets in …

Health Care

Mattis Shows How to Split With Trump Without Provoking Him

WASHINGTON — Nearly all of President Trump’s top national security officials have been the target of his ire, whether it was privately dressing down his attorney general, publicly disagreeing with his top diplomat or musing about exiling his national security adviser to Afghanistan.<p>But not Defense …

National Security

HTC will have another flagship phone, even after billion-dollar deal with Google

HTC will persist as a smartphone maker into 2018<p>HTC and Google have just made official a $1.1 billion agreement whereby a substantial proportion of HTC’s smartphone design and engineering team will move to work for Google. While the specific details of the deal have not yet been disclosed, one …

Trump to African leaders: 'So many' of my friends are going to Africa 'to get rich'

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump congratulated a group of African leaders on Wednesday for the level of American investment in the continent, mentioning that he has "so many" friends who are "going to your countries trying to get rich."<p>The comment came during a luncheon on the sidelines of …

Donald Trump

Google Is Buying HTC’s Smartphone Expertise for $1.1 Billion

SAN FRANCISCO — Google announced late Wednesday night that it is spending $1.1 billion to hire a team of engineers from the smartphone business of the struggling Taiwanese manufacturer HTC in a bid to bring more hardware expertise to its own mobile technology operations.<p>HTC said many of its …

Mobile

A Trump Nominee's Illegal Vote Exposes the Voter-Fraud Charade

Jeffrey Gerrish’s decision to cast a ballot in Virginia isn’t so much a gotcha on him as it is on the president’s voter-fraud commission.<p>Jeffrey Gerrish made a mistake. Not a big one, although he did break the law. But it’s a mistake many people make, and for the most part, they aren’t called out …

Government

Obama swipes at, but doesn't name, Trump

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In a rare public appearance eight months after leaving office, former President Barack Obama took shots at his successor's plans on health care and foreign policy but didn't criticize him by name.<p>In a speech and question-and-answer session that closely resembled the types of …

Affordable Care Act

Insurers Come Out Swinging Against New Republican Health Care Bill

WASHINGTON — The health insurance industry, after cautiously watching Republican health care efforts for months, came out forcefully on Wednesday against the Senate’s latest bill to repeal the Affordable Care Act, suggesting that its state-by-state block grants could create health care chaos in the …

Health Care

‘Sound of a dog barking’: North Korea ridicules Trump threat

North Korea’s foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, responds to Donald Trump calling Kim Jong-un ‘rocket man’<p>North Korea’s foreign minister, Ri Yong-ho, has issued a withering riposte to Donald Trump, likening his threat to destroy the regime to the “sound of a dog barking”, adding that he “felt sorry” for …

North Korea

CNN Hires Preet Bharara, Ex-U.S. Attorney Fired by Trump

Preet Bharara, the former U.S. Attorney or the Southern District of New York who was fired by President Trump, is joining CNN as a senior legal …

Harvey Wasn’t Just Bad Weather. It Was Bad City Planning

Houston has been wet since birth. In the 1840s, the German explorer Ferdinand von Roemer described the Brazos River prairie just outside the young …

Extreme Weather

Why Dean Heller Is the Senate's Most Endangered Republican

GARDNERVILLE, Nev. — While a handful of Republican students from the University of Nevada, Reno discussed politics over sausages and fried lamb testicles here last weekend, a woman decked out in a patriotic red, white and blue outfit walked by. She pointed to one of the students wearing a Dean …

Republican Primaries

Down the Breitbart Hole

The editor in chief of Breitbart News is a 31-year-old craft beer enthusiast from Los Angeles named Alexander Marlow. Probably starting about here, the official style guide of The New York Times Magazine would have me refer to him as ‘‘Marlow,’’ but this is a story about storytelling — about the …

Journalism

Who Are the New Yuppies?

The term “yuppie” now feels so dated that it occasionally seems an entire social class has vanished. If the suit-wearing Patrick Batemans of the …