Sharon Lee Kincaid-Wininger

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Not producing oil isn't enough. California should ban new gas-powered cars

<b>To the editor:</b> I strongly echo Jacques Leslie's plea that Gov. Jerry Brown take steps to reduce oil production by California. ("Keeping California's dirty oil in the ground would be Jerry Brown's most powerful legacy," Opinion, Dec. 14)<p>The state could take bigger strides on the consumption side as …

California

The fall of Roger Ailes: He made Fox News his ‘locker room’ — and now women are telling their stories

One day in early June, an embattled but determined news anchor, a public relations man and a group of attorneys settled into chairs around the conference table on the 35th floor of a law office on Madison Avenue in Manhattan.<p>Gretchen Carlson’s tenure as an on-air host at Fox News was imperiled, and …

Sexual Harassment

Sean Spicer - Donald Trump had biggest inaugural crowd ever? Metrics don't show it

The Truth-o-Meter says: Pants on Fire! | Donald Trump had biggest inaugural crowd ever? Metrics don't show it<br>At the first press briefing of the new …

Donald Trump

Twelve key departures in six months of Donald Trump's presidency

Anthony Scaramucci’s tenure lasted 10 of the 193 days Donald Trump has been president. He’s one of many staffers to depart after a brief stay<p>Anthony Scaramucci’s stay in Donald Trump’s White House was, in the peculiarly fitting words of Thomas Hobbes, nasty, brutish and short.<p>On Monday, reportedly …

Donald Trump

Trump and Russia: A timeline of the investigation

Special counsel Robert Mueller is investigating Russian government interference in the 2016 presidential election and any connections to President Trump's campaign, leading to criminal charges against four people involved in the Trump campaign so far. Here's a timeline of key events:<p>November 9, 2013<p>…

Donald Trump

‘If It Doesn’t Work, Blame Us’

Brushing aside attacks from Democrats, GOP negotiators agree on a late change in the tax bill that would reduce the top individual income rate even more than originally planned.<p>For weeks, Republicans have brushed aside the critique—brought by Democrats and backed up by congressional scorekeepers …

The True Story of the Death of Stalin

Near the end of his life, Soviet Premier Joseph Stalin had taken to spending almost all of his free time at his <i>dacha</i> in the Moscow suburb of …

A Surprise From the Supervolcano Under Yellowstone

Beneath Yellowstone National Park lies a supervolcano, a behemoth far more powerful than your average volcano. It has the ability to expel more than 1,000 cubic kilometers of rock and ash at once — 2,500 times more material than erupted from Mount St. Helens in 1980, which killed 57 people. That …

Earth Science

From Aggressive Overtures to Sexual Assault: Harvey Weinstein’s Accusers Tell Their Stories

Multiple women share harrowing accounts of sexual assault and harassment by the film executive.<p><i>This story was first published on newyorker.com on October 10, 2017, at 10:47 A.M. The version below appears in the October 23, 2017, issue.</i><p>1.<p>Since the establishment of the first studios, a century ago, …

Sexual Harassment

A Zillionaire’s Solution: Tax the Rich and Save the Economy

The Republican tax plan is a scam that won’t create jobs, contrary to what Trump says.<p>The Republican tax plan is a scam—a massive and destructive financial giveaway masquerading as pro-growth tax reform. Which is why our first response must be to demand not one penny of tax cuts for big …

Economics

The simple step parents can take to teach their kids persistence and grit

You’re at home trying to make fresh tomato sauce, but can’t seem to get the tomatoes out of their plastic container from the grocery store. The bottom latch is not opening, so you pull harder. Although you’ve never seen this type of tomato container before, you have opened many similar ones in the …

Self-improvement

100 Years Since Her Execution, Was Mata Hari a Sexy Spy or a Sexy Scapegoat?

At nearly every turn, Margaretha Zelle MacLeod made the wrong choices. Yet she managed to create a persona that continues to dance on the crowded …

This Is How Donald Trump Thinks the U.S. Government Works

And why his supporters should care about it.<p>Shortly after the White House released the outlines of its tax proposal, President Donald Trump railed on Twitter against Democrats who opposed it, noting that his “Tax Cut and Reform Bill” was winning “great reviews.” Except that there wasn’t an actual …

Donald Trump

Gun control and history: It’s never been about the Second Amendment

<b>Armed members of the Black Panthers Party in the Capitol in Sacramento, May 2, 1967. (AP/Walt Zeboski)</b><p>Pro-gun advocates are using the ambiguous language of the Constitution to mask a right-wing agenda<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 8, 2017 11:00am (UTC)<p>In a 2016 infomercial recently unearthed by NBC's Chuck …

Guns

Surprisingly Adapted to a Difficult Site: Arc House in East Hampton

The Louvre Abu Dhabi Opens This November, And The Interiors Are Unbelievable

There's a "rain of light" rooftop you have to see to believe.<p>The mysterious Louvre Abu Dhabi might possibly be one of the most-anticipated museum openings in recent years. An entire decade after announcing the project (which was actually completed five years ago), it will officially open to the …

America is slowly sucking the life out of education—starting with its teachers

Education pays.<p>According to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), adults with a college degree are 10 percentage points more likely to be employed, and will earn 56% more on average than adults who only completed the end of high school. They are less …

Education

Scientists just discovered organisms that are distinct from any life forms known to science

New Life<p>On the tree of life, humans share a branch with a diverse array of creatures, all with one thing in common: a backbone. This single shared …

The 36 most telling lines in Hillary Clinton's interview with Anderson Cooper

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Hillary Clinton sat down with CNN's Anderson Cooper Wednesday night for an interview to talk about her new book -- "What Happened" -- and her life during and after the 2016 election. I went through the transcript and picked out 36 lines from Clinton that I found telling. They're …

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Psychologists studied 5,000 genius kids for 45 years — here are their 6 key takeaways

Follow thousands of superbright kids for four and a half decades, and you learn a thing or two about how to raise a high-achiever.<p>One of the biggest takeaways: Even kids with genius-level IQs need teachers to help them reach their full potential.<p>Since it began in 1971, the "Study of Mathematically …

Why Didn't Trump Build Anything in Russia?

The art of the deal runs into the reality of “a really scary place.”<p><i>Updated on September 25, 2017.</i><p>Thirty years ago, in July 1987, Donald and Ivana Trump flew to the Soviet Union, apparently at the invitation of the Soviet ambassador to the United States, in order to scout locations for a Trump …

Yayoi Kusama Secretly Built a Museum

As her "Infinity Mirrors" exhibit tours the world to great acclaim, Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama is quietly preparing to open a new museum in Tokyo …

Art

Right-wing AfD politician calls pro-refugee artwork 'disfiguring'

An obelisk with a refugee-friendly Bible verse could become a permanent fixture in Kassel after the Documenta art show. A right-wing German …

Trump's Presidency Enters Uncharted Waters

<i>First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.</i><p>Trump’s presidency enters uncharted waters<p>WASHINGTON —� The president’s job approval rating hovers between 35 percent and 40 percent. Key American …

JK Rowling just roasted Donald Trump again with one incredibly ironic observation

There's literally no shortage of shade from J.K. Rowling when it comes to President Donald Trump, and we got some more of it today.<p>"Unbelievable. He …

Helping your child understand how loans work

Understanding loans and debt can be a challenge for anyone, especially teens. This video shows you how to explain each step of the loan process and …

Trump Winery Disavows Connection to Donald Trump | MyRecipes

At an absurd press conference at Trump Tower on Tuesday afternoon, the President of the United States took a break from saying that white …

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