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Why Trump's threat to 'totally destroy' North Korea is extraordinary — even for him

<i>This post has been updated with the White House's response.</i><p>President Trump took to the floor of the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday and, in his maiden speech there, called the leader of North Korea “Rocket Man,” decried “loser terrorists” and said certain parts of the world are “in fact, …

The First White President

The foundation of Donald Trump’s presidency is the negation of Barack Obama’s legacy.<p><b>It is insufficient</b> <b>to state</b> the obvious of Donald Trump: that he is a white man who would not be president were it not for this fact. With one immediate exception, Trump’s predecessors made their way to high office …

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Girl Scouts Obtain Restraining Order Against Trump

WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—In an extraordinary rebuke of the President of the United States, the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A. have obtained a restraining order against Donald J. Trump.<p>The order, which the Girls Scouts were granted on Monday night, prevents Trump from coming within three hundred …

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Trump’s Advice for Girl Scouts

Hello, little girls! It’s me, President Donald Trump, an Adult Scout, recently graduated from Locker-Room Scout. Someone is probably reading this aloud to you because I am too busy to meet with girls, since I have to deal with domestic stuff and foreign people. But that doesn’t mean I don’t have …

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Our 15 Best Roast Chicken Tips All in One Place

Quick: What are you making for dinner tonight? Is it roast chicken? What a lucky guess on our part! That's the power of persuasion of an inimitable, classic dish.<p>Since roast chicken is such a staple, you probably already have a go-to recipe that's good as it is. But sometimes, perhaps you'd like to …

Like life itself, this video is a ceaseless parade of failure

We all have our moments—perhaps on a morning not unlike this one, when getting out of the house with matching socks, a charged phone, and hair that …

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Let’s celebrate Girl Scout Week like a G.I.R.L.

Yay—Girl Scout Week is here! Let’s get ready for that special time of year when Girl Scouts of all ages celebrate and show the world what it means to …

Innovation

A small Arkansas town has its first murder suspect in decades. He’s 12.

The town of Fouke, Ark., has not seen a homicide in at least a quarter of a century.<p>That’s according to Terry Purvis, a longtime resident and Fouke’s mayor.<p>All changed last week, when the death of a 21-year-old convenience store clerk rocked the town of less than 900 people. The suspect: a …

When Muslims got blocked at American airports, U.S. veterans rushed to help

Jeffrey Buchalter was reflooring his foyer in Chesapeake Beach, Md., and listening to MSNBC over the weekend when he heard the news: An Iraqi who had worked with American forces as an interpreter had been stopped from entering the U.S. under a new executive order on immigration from President Trump.<p>…

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Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan to Attend Emerald City Comic Con (Seattle)

It was announced on January 12th that both Sam Heughan (Jamie) and Caitriona Balfe (Claire) will be attending the Emerald City Comic Con (ECCC) in …

Melania Hates Donald: A Theory

Donald Trump and his wife, Melania Trump, are now our president and first lady. But for how long?<p>Donald Trump has made no secret of his admiration …

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Some Girl Scouts Are Not Happy About Trump Inauguration Participation

The organization's Facebook page has been flooded with upset comments.<p>On Friday, which is Inauguration Day, 75 Girl Scouts will participate in the Inaugural Parade for President-Elect Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. Members of the Girl Scouts of Nation’s Capital council have participated in every …

Trump's new website has 2,200 words on his agenda. Obama started with 25,000.

Donald Trump campaigned for president with a handful of big, simple ideas, including building a wall, renegotiating trade deals, and strengthening the military. His new White House website reflects that same sparse, policy-light philosophy. If you click on the “issues” tab, he has sections on just …

We taste Girl Scout S'mores, this year's new cookie

The new Girl Scout S’mores cookie has landed at the offices of some councils — and we got an early taste.<p>There are actually two types of S'mores cookies floating around the country. The one we tasted, a graham cracker sandwich cookie stuffed with marshmallow and chocolate filling, is what the Girl …

Sorry, but you're going to have to pay more for Girl Scout cookies this year

The good news is up to 75% of the cost of a box of cookies goes right back to the girls who sold it, helping to pay for trips around the country, …

The case against luxury gyms like SoulCycle

The rich are getting fitter while the poor are falling behind.<p>Early on weekday mornings, I often find myself panting and sweating beside strangers in a dark room. Riding stationary bicycles with nightclub music blaring in my ears isn’t my idea of fun. But I turned to Flywheel’s spinning classes …

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Easy Ways to Explore Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State

<i>Mount Rainier, Washington State's glorious stratovolcano, as seen from Reflection Lakes. Photo credit: Jonathan Irish</i><p>If you've ever been to the city of Seattle and looked off into the distance on a nice day, you have undoubtedly seen a glimpse of Mount Rainier on the southern horizon rising like a …

The 1987 TV Miniseries That Predicted a Russian Takeover of America

Long since forgotten, ‘Amerika’ was a commercial and artistic flop. Watching it today makes for uncomfortable viewing.<p>If the election of an American president abetted by Russian interference seems stranger than fiction, you're almost right. Exactly 30 years ago, in the midst of the Cold War, ABC …

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Girl Scout cookie season has finally begun, with 2 new treats on the lineup

Clear off a shelf and and gird your sweet tooth, everyone: Girl Scout cookie season has arrived.<p>January 3 marks the official start of the 100th year …

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Mom charged with stealing money from daughter's Girl Scout troop

<i>UPDATE: Ms. Whitaker paid the full amount of her restitution in the amount of $2,428.73 by cashier's check to the Henderson County Clerk of Superior</i> …

The Best Push-Up Variation For Totally Toned Triceps

Push-ups, even when performed with your knees on the ground, are one of the best exercises to strengthen and sculpt your arms and upper back. This variation that involves bending your elbows behind you and moving down and up very slowly is intense, and targets the triceps so you'll tone your upper …

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The 13 best novels of 2016

2016 will go down in history as a year that changed America’s political landscape forever. And it gave us books that grapple with that changing landscape, fiercely and provocatively; books that delve deeply into the American identity and change the way we see it.<p>But it also gave us books that allow …

Fiery Roasted Salsa: a canning recipe!

Canning – a relaxing escape that gives me peace, enjoyment, and a feeling of accomplishment. Beyond the precious jars that result in a few hours of …

14 Crock Pot Recipes for Weight Loss

Summer may have been all about the bloat-busting smoothies and healthy frozen desserts, but with sweater weather upon us, it’s time to dust off the …

An 11-Minute Yoga Flow to Ease Holiday Stress and Fight Weight Gain

Between dealing with family drama, preparing excessive amounts of food, and shopping for way too many gifts, there’s no denying the holidays can be …

We Tried the Girl Scout Cookies Cereal That's Hitting Shelves in 2017

The internet had an understandable meltdown when the news of Girl Scout Cookies Cereal broke. So when we got our hands on a box of the cereal, which will hit shelves in early January 2017, our hopes were as high as they could get. Would the breakfast-approved versions of Thin Mints and Samoas taste …

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