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Hate Trump supporters? Hate liberals? Here's why

Deep in the brain, your amygdala generates a knee-jerk response to political enemies and other threats. But experiments show the divide can be bridged<p>I was walking back to my room on the ninth floor of a hotel in Kuala Lumpur last October, and I happened to meet the guy in the room next door, …

Psychology

McCain emerges as Trump's top Republican nemesis in Congress

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. John McCain has emerged as President Donald Trump's top Republican nemesis on Capitol Hill.<p>Since Trump's inauguration, McCain …

Republicans

Dove Releases 'Alternative Facts' Deodorant Campaign in Response to Trump Administration

Not your average deodorant ad<p>Ever since Donald Trump’s presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway first used the phrase “alternative facts” to gloss over Sean Spicer’s fabrications, the Internet has been examining the strange phrase from every angle. As <i>Meet the Press</i>’s Chuck Todd correctly concluded, …

Donald Trump

The Holocaust Museum’s ‘Early Warning Signs Of Fascism’ Poster Is Unfortunately Familiar

The popularity of search terms “fascism” and “holocaust” have spiked on Google in recent weeks, especially, in the case of the latter, when President Trump’s Holocaust Memorial Day statement refused to mention the six million Jews who were murdered between 1941–1945. Nazi Germany was a fascist …

When mental health experts look at Trump from afar they see anger, narcissism, and compulsive behavior

There it was again: During his first week in office, even as he unveiled policies affecting momentous issues from women's health and war refugees to oil pipelines and immigration, President Trump seemed fixated on … less portentous topics.<p>He tweeted his scorn for the anti-Trump women's marches in …

Psychology

Nicotine shown to reduce symptoms of schizophrenia

For years researchers have noted an unusual association between smoking and schizophrenia. Across multiple studies it was identified that people with …

Get More Done With the Rule of 3 | The Art of Manliness

Towards the tail end of 2016, my productivity took a big leap forward. The first catalyst was taking a few weeks to diligently track my time, and …

Study: Communities Most Affected By Opioid Epidemic Also Voted For Trump

Voting patterns show that areas where Donald Trump did well were also places where opiate overdoses and deaths occurred. NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Shannon Monnat who led the study.<p>Transcript<p>SCOTT SIMON, HOST:<p>Shannon Monnat was watching election returns last month when she thinks she noticed a …

Mental Health

Degeneration nation: It takes a village of idiots to raise a kakistocracy like Donald Trump’s

<b>(Getty/Alex Wong/AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta/Carolyn Kaster/Getty/Drew Angerer/AP/Patrick Semansky)</b><p>Donald Trump’s government will be “for the benefit of knaves at the cost of fools”<p>Sophia A. McClennen<p>December 17, 2016 1:00pm (UTC)<p>Ever since Donald Trump launched his campaign last year we have searched …

Donald Trump

A new surgery can give legally blind people 20/20 vision

A small study conducted by researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, the Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University in Detroit, and the L.V. Prasad Eye Institute in India was published in the journal Ophthalmology. The research included 20 patients who had surgery …

Venezuelan lawmakers back motion blaming Maduro for economic crisis

Venezuela’s National Assembly has taken a symbolic step by backing a motion blaming the country’s leftist president for the country’s political and economic crisis.<p>The motion was unanimously approved mainly because all pro-government MPs had refused to take part.<p>Earlier opposition lawmaker Gilberto …

Brains of 'supernormal' seniors seem to resist damage - Futurity

Some older adults called "supernormals" have amazing memories for their age. A closer look at their brains raises questions about Alzheimer's disease.

Alzheimer's Disease

Trump taps former Texas Gov. Rick Perry to head Energy Department he once vowed to abolish

President-elect Donald Trump picked Rick Perry to head the Energy Department on Wednesday, seeking to put the former Texas governor in control of an agency whose name he forgot during a presidential debate even as he vowed to abolish it.<p>Perry, who ran for president in the past two election cycles, …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

Trump picks Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

"I have chosen one of the truly great business leaders of the world, Rex Tillerson, Chairman and CEO of ExxonMobil, to be Secretary of State," Trump said in a tweet.<p>Tillerson's nomination came after weeks of speculation and numerous rumored candidates, including 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney …

Venezuelans scramble to ditch largest bill ahead of surprise removal | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelans hastily dumped the country’s 100-bolivar bill, the largest denomination, on Monday after the government said it would be pulled from circulation as the crisis-wracked nation suffers what is believed to be the world’s highest inflation.<p>Socialist President Nicolas …

Venezuela

FDA Warns 4 Tobacco Makers To Stop Selling Flavored Cigarettes Labeled As Cigars

If you want to sell an illegal product, simply slapping on a different label won’t magically make it legal. That’s why the Food and Drug …

Donald Trump has lost popular vote by greater margin than any US President

Donald Trump lost the popular vote in last month’s US presidential election by a bigger margin than any other US president in history.<p>The Republican …

Donald Trump picked Oklahoma AG Scott Pruitt, a climate denier, to run the Environmental Protection Agency

<b>(AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File)</b><p>Pruitt strongly opposed the Clean Power Plan and had fossil fuels lobbyists ghostwrite letters to the EPA<p>Bobby Magill<p>December 7, 2016 9:38pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on Climate Central.<p>President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Scott Pruitt, Oklahoma’s attorney …

Clean Technology

Scientific Proof That Support For Trump Is Driven By Anger At Women

This is NOT an October surprise.<p>In arguably the least surprising news of this election cycle, a new survey has found that sexism is a major predictor of support for Donald Trump.<p>In a recent column in The Washington Post, a team of three political scientists with the University of Michigan described …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump's claims about Hillary Clinton's tax loophole stance? Wrong

New York Times report outlines method by which Trump avoided paying tax – a maneuver Clinton voted to outlaw in 2004, contrary to earlier Trump statements<p>Donald Trump’s claim during the presidential debates that Hillary Clinton failed as a senator to close tax loopholes he exploited has been proved …

Donald Trump

The KKK Makes Its Support Of Donald Trump Official With A Newspaper Endorsement

As revealed on the Halloween episode of <i>The Rachel Maddow Show</i>, Donald Trump has a new “major” newspaper endorsement. This is his second such score, as he received an endorsement from the <i>Las Vegas Review-Journal</i> — owned by billionaire GOP donor Sheldon Adelson — at the end of October, but even Trump …

How Donald Trump Used Other People’s Money to Avoid Paying Taxes

When his casino business began falling apart, Trump took a now-illegal tax loophole and “stretched [it] beyond any recognition.”<p><b>Donald Trump</b> is both unapologetic about using “other people’s money” whenever possible, and proud of the way he allegedly avoided paying income tax for years by writing …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump company’s server was connected to Russian bank: Report

The FBI has reportedly known about Trump’s connection to Russian financial institution since the summer<p>More evidence is piling up linking Donald Trump to the Russian government, including the discovery of a secret server that existed solely to connect the Trump Organization to a powerful Russian …

Why Does Education Translate to Less Support for Donald Trump?

It’s probably the biggest demographic story of this election: Hillary Clinton has made big gains with well-educated whites, particularly women. And Donald J. Trump has continued recent Republican gains in winning over less educated whites, particularly men. As Nate Cohn wrote in an article last …

Education

In the media narrative, Hillary Clinton is corrupt — so what the hell is Donald Trump?

If Hillary Clinton’s so-called scandal endangers her presidency, what about Donald Trump’s massive corruption?<p>The fallout from Friday's bombshell announcement by James Comey, the FBI's director, that his agency had found emails potentially relating to the investigation of Democratic nominee Hillary …

Hundreds of prominent economists just denounced Donald Trump in an open letter to voters

Nearly 400 economists have signed an open letter to voters denouncing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and telling voters to "choose a different candidate."<p>"Donald Trump is a dangerous, destructive choice for the country," the letter said. "He misinforms the electorate, degrades trust …

Donald Trump

Venezuela's Maduro recall referendum drive suspended

<b>Venezuela's electoral council has suspended the opposition's campaign to hold a recall referendum against President Nicolas Maduro.</b><p>The council said that courts in several states had reported fraud in the campaign's preliminary petition.<p>The opposition, which planned to secure the required signatures …

Venezuela

Venezuela Exports Its Crisis

Is Latin America ready for a flood of Venezuelan refugees?<p>Don’t bother looking for Pacaraima in your guide book. A pokey Brazilian town in the Amazon rainforest, it’s best known as the last trading post before the Venezuelan border. But thanks to Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro and the disaster …

Venezuela

Mike Pence Tells Wrongfully Convicted Man He Won't Act On Pardon Request

After waiting more than two years to act on the request, Pence informed Keith Cooper this week that he would not grant his pardon "out of respect for the judicial process."<p>After serving 10 years of a 40 year prison sentence for an Indiana armed robbery and attempted murder, Keith Cooper was freed …

Mike Pence