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1,000+ Little Things Happy, Successful People Do Differently

Are you ready to feel better and be inspired?<p>Whether you need help being mindful, beating procrastination, forgiving someone, healing yourself, or …

Audiobooks

9 Mindful Ways to Remain Calm When Others Are Angry

<i>When someone upsets us, this is often because they aren’t behaving according to our fantasy of how they “should” behave. The frustration, then, stems</i> …

Mindfulness

Mueller tells a compelling story of Russian intrigue that was designed to elect Trump

<b>(CNN) —</b> As both a prosecutor and defense attorney, I have written and reviewed many indictments. Though often brimming with legalese, they are designed by prosecutors to tell a compelling and detailed crime story. The indictment announced Friday in the Mueller investigation told just such a story …

Donald Trump

McMaster Says Evidence of Russia Meddling 'Incontrovertible'

One day after a federal grand jury indicted more than a dozen Russians in connection with interfering in the 2016 presidential election, National Security Advisor H.R. McMaster said Saturday, "As you can see with the F.B.I. indictment, the evidence is now really incontrovertible and available in …

Donald Trump

The White House had to protect Rob Porter to save Donald Trump

Supporting an alleged domestic abuser is about supporting Trump.<p>White House counsel Don McGahn knew a year ago that Rob Porter’s two former wives were preparing to testify to the FBI that he had abused them. White House Chief of Staff John Kelly knew about the domestic abuse allegations as early as …

Donald Trump

The FBI Nunes memo is out. The worst could be yet to come

Is that all there is? Not quite.<p>Against the advice of many of his advisors, Donald Trump authorized the release of a Republican-penned congressional memo about the FBI’s investigation into Russian meddling in 2016 presidential election.<p>The memo isn’t the “smoking gun” proving the FBI was biased …

Donald Trump

Paul Ryan deletes tweet about tax cuts after Twitter backlash

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> House Speaker Paul Ryan deleted a tweet Saturday touting the GOP tax overhaul after critics called him out for appearing out of touch with the reality of low-income individuals' financial situations.<p>The tweet shared the story of a secretary who, according to a report by the …

Jon Favreau

Donald Trump appears to misunderstand basic facts of climate change in Piers Morgan interview

Donald Trump has expressed doubts over the existence of climate change, as it is understood by the vast majority of scientists.<p>After proclaiming his …

Clean Technology

The real reason DREAMers are at risk

Spoiler: It’s not Chuck Schumer.<p>The blame game has begun.Left-wing anger is growing at Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and other Senate Democrats for backing down on their threat to keep the government closed unless Congress agreed to some legislative protections for recipients of the Deferred …

China Has Already Gene-Edited 86 People With CRISPR

In the U.S., the first planned clinical trials of CRISPR gene editing in people are about to kick off. China, meanwhile, has been racing ahead, …

Trump’s new tax plan might just make your new car more costly

Changes to the federal tax code means buyers of new cars may have to pony up as much as $7,000 in additional taxes, auto experts warn.<p>Experts are still trying to digest the full impact of the new law, but some of the changes will clearly impact car buyers. How much could depend on what they buy, …

Donald Trump

Funding bill to keep US government open narrowly passes House

Lawmakers pass bill to fund government through 16 February Bill now heads to Senate, where it needs 60 votes to avoid filibuster<p>The House of Representatives has narrowly passed a bill to fund the government in an attempt to avoid a government shutdown.<p>By a vote of 230-197 on Thursday night, the …

What is a federal government shutdown?

If the US Congress fails to pass a spending bill by midnight on Friday many important government functions will come to a standstill<p>The US Congress is scrambling to avert a shutdown of the federal government amid fraught negotiations over a budget compromise.<p>Lawmakers have until midnight on Friday …

House Intelligence Committee releases Glenn Simpson Trump-dossier testimony

The House Intelligence Committee released 184-pages of sworn testimony on Thursday by Glenn Simpson, the former Wall Street Journal reporter whose opposition research into Donald Trump spawned a controversial dossier that ultimately was handed to the FBI.<p>It was the second release of congressional …

Donald Trump

Trump tweets that Mexico is the most dangerous country in the world, and Mexico fights back

President Trump falsely claimed in a tweet Thursday morning that Mexico is "now rated the number one most dangerous country in the world."<p>A border wall between the United States and Mexico is needed, Trump said, "for the safety and security of our country."<p>A few hours later, the Mexican government …

Immigration

The Latest: Schumer says very short-term funding would be OK

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the debate over immigration and the budget (all times local):<p>9:35 p.m.<p>Minority Leader Chuck Schumer says Senate Democrats would support a "very short-term" government-wide funding bill to avert a shutdown.<p>The New York Democrat says his party would accept a stopgap …

Donald Trump

Coastal states to Trump: why is Florida exempt from drilling and not us?

Ryan Zinke confirmed Florida would be exempt from massive drilling plan – which other states claim is simply a favor for Republican governor Rick Scott<p>Governors of coastal states have urged the Trump administration to scrap its plan to usher oil and gas drilling into almost all US waters, in an …

How I went from insomnia to the best sleep of my life (and how you can too)

Sleep. Some of us can’t get enough of it, while others are in a love-hate relationship.<p>For many years after becoming an entrepreneur, I was the latter. Like every human, my mind and body needed sleep to function. The problem was, I had trouble actually falling asleep in the first place.<p>Now, I will …

Retired FBI Agent: The Real Reason Trump’s Lawyers Don’t Want a Mueller Interview

Reports indicate that Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading the Russia collusion investigation, will soon formally notify the White House legal …

You'll Need One Of These 5 VPNS Once Net Neutrality Is Gone

The FCC made it official: net neutrality is on its way out. What does that mean for all of us as consumers? Primarily that companies now control the …

Here's why Roy Moore will never concede

Roy Moore lost.<p>That fact -- which we all knew on the night of December 12 -- became official on Thursday afternoon when the Republican governor, …

Hey Donald Trump, this is the difference between climate and weather

No, Donald. Just ... no.<p>The president of the United States sent out an irresponsible and flat-out wrong tweet on Thursday that shows his total …

‘We have tapped into something’: Impeachment drive builds digital army to take on Trump

Tom Steyer's trove of data is fueling speculation about how the Democratic activist might use his new political power.<p>SAN FRANCISCO — When billionaire Democratic donor Tom Steyer launched a digital petition drive to impeach President Donald Trump two months ago, some Democratic Party leaders …

Donald Trump

Chinese ships spotted by satellites 'selling oil to North Korea' 30 times since October, despite sanctions

American reconnaissance satellites have reportedly spotted Chinese ships suspected of selling oil to North Korean vessels about 30 times since October.<p>South Korean officials told the Chosun Ilbo that the ships were allegedly trading in the West Sea between China and South Korea in a bid to bypass …

Trump Signed 96 Laws In 2017. Here Is What They Do And How They Measure Up

When President Trump signed the $1.5 trillion tax cut bill on Friday at the White House, he made a bold claim — that his "legislative approvals" were off the charts. "No. 1 in the history of our country," he said, citing 88 as the number of bills he had signed into law.<p>The actual number of law …

The Mindful Notebook helps you think more clearly

popsci shop<p>Live more mindfully with this Kickstarter hit and get 26 percent off.<p>The fast pace of digital life can make it difficult to think clearly at times. The Mindful Notebook is designed to help you focus your mind at the start of each day and concentrate on what matters in your life. It’s …

Donald Trump accidentally admits Republican tax bill was deceptively sold as boost to middle classes

President Donald Trump was so excited about passing his first major piece of legislation on Wednesday that he blurted out that the Republican Party …

Judges Erase One-Vote Lead In Virginia, Throwing State Politics Into Disarray

For 20-odd hours, Virginia Democrats were giddy with the news that a recount had delivered Shelly Simonds a seat in the House of Delegates with a victory margin of a single vote. The Democratic win would mean a 50-50 party split in the House of Delegates, ending 17 years of Republican control and …