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Here’s the story behind that INSANE video of a woman SHOOTING an ARMED ROBBER

So yesterday a bunch of people started sharing a pretty amazing video of a woman who happened to have a gun on her when an armed thug tried to rob a …

Second Amendment

Research Shows the Best Resumes and Cover Letters Use These Words and Phrases (in Moderation)

If you want to land an interview, create resumes and cover letters that are light on self-promotion and heavy on ingratiation.<p>While your résumé won't get you the job you really want, if you're following a standard hiring process, a good cover letter and résumé are necessary to get you to the next …

Michael Bloomberg: US states and businesses will still meet Paris targets

Former New York mayor, now UN cities and climate ambassador, says Trump may have withdrawn from Paris accord but American people haven’t<p>The United States will meet its Paris accord greenhouse gas targets despite Donald Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement, former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg …

The Russia investigation: Everything you need to know

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> After months of dramatic congressional testimony, bombshell news reports and partisan jousting, the ever-evolving saga about alleged Russian tampering in the 2016 presidential election and investigation into possible collusion by members of Donald Trump's campaign continues to …

Donald Trump

A neuroscientist explains the radical theory that our free will is just an illusion

Dean Buonomano, a professor at UCLA and author of "Your Brain Is a Time Machine: The Neuroscience and Physics of Time", gives a simple explanation of the theory of eternalism. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><i>It seems that everything in the universe has already happened under eternalism.</i><p><i>In</i> …

Paul Ryan’s 'Trumpcare' does not entirely repeal or replace Obamacare

The House Republicans' newly unveiled plan to repeal and replace Obamacare is already in political trouble because it neither repeals nor replaces.<p>Rather than being a complete repeal, it retains some elements of Obamacare — more properly known as the Affordable Care Act. This infuriates hard-line …

Health Care

Swalwell Launches Pages Diagramming Trump’s Ties to Russia

California Democrat also introduced legislation to set up independent investigation<p>California Rep. Eric Swalwell has set up web pages to show …

This Movie Was So Gross, Even Critics Walked Out of It

Here's the trailer for Kuso, if you can handle it.<p>It looks like 2017 is turning out to be a pretty nasty year for film. There's that cannibalistic <i>Raw</i> movie that's getting a wide release on March 10 that made people actually puke at the Toronto Film Festival last year. There's that <i>Santa Clarita Diet</i> …

How Trump Could Shrink the Government (While Still Keeping the Good Stuff)

Call it limited-government liberalism, or compassionate conservatism, Washington could ink a new contract with Americans. Is the new president bold enough to try?<p><b>Donald Trump’s political brand is about fighting</b> and winning, and he has promised to fight and win a war on big government. As a …

Interior Dept. ordered to close Twitter accounts after inauguration tweets

Interior Department officials have been ordered to shut down the organization's official Twitter accounts indefinitely after the National Park Service shared tweets comparing attendance at President Donald Trump's inauguration against former President Barack Obama's.<p>“All bureaus and the department …

Trump gets comfy in the Washington swamp

Donald Trumpis about to become the biggest alligator in Washington, so it should be no surprise that he has lost interest in draining the swamp.<p>Thanks to constant repetition by the candidate, one of the campaign applause lines that Trump fans learned by heart and loudly repeated whenever their hero …

Trump then and now: How the President-elect has changed since his election

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President-elect Donald Trump is sounding a different tune as he prepares to take on the mantle of the presidency.<p>The brash businessman has already begun to step away from some of his rhetoric and promises he made during the presidential campaign -- ranging from how he'll treat …

Donald Trump calls for an end to Obamacare – video

Donald Trump tells supporters in Valley Forge, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday that Obamacare will be immediately repealed and replaced if he wins the White House next week. The Republican nominee says Hillary Clinton’s proposals for health care reform would only expand Obamacare and make it more …

Evangelicals Consider Whether God Really Cares How They Vote

For more than 30 years, conservative evangelical Christians have been tied to the Republican Party. While the pattern seems to be holding this year, with most conservative white Christians supporting Donald Trump, some evangelical leaders are now questioning the logic behind the political …

The First 100 Days: What Clinton And Trump Want To Get Done

Imagine for a moment that it's Jan. 21, 2017. After a chilly inauguration the day before, the parades and festivities have ended. And the new president of the United States is ready for his or her first day of work.<p>"What follows is my 100-day action plan to make America great again," Donald Trump …

The GOP Just Published A Bunch Of Post-Debate ~Blog Posts~ Before The Debate Started

“The consensus was clear after the dust settled,” the article read. “Mike Pence was the clear winner of the debate.”<p>The story praised Pence, saying he "made the most of his opportunity to debate Hillary's VP pick Tim Kaine," and said he "perfectly shared Trump's vision to make America great again …

Government

The Many Scandals of Donald Trump: A Cheat Sheet

One of the women who accused Trump of sexual misconduct has sued him for defamation after he labeled her claims false.<p>Donald Trump is now president and not just a private citizen, but that doesn’t mean he’s free of the controversies that dogged him in his former life.<p>Last week, a few days before …

Doctors' Political Views Affect How They Treat Patients

A new study finds that if you mention a hot-button issue like abortion or guns, what the doctor tells you might depend on how he or she votes.<p>How bad is that thrice-weekly pot habit? How dangerous is it to keep a gun in your home? A new study by Eitan D. Hersh and Matthew N. Goldenberg of Yale …

Research

Fact Check: First Presidential Debate

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton went head-to-head Monday night in the first presidential debate.<p>NPR's politics team, with help from reporters and editors who cover national security, immigration, business, foreign policy and more, live annotated the debate. Portions of the debate with added …

8 Anime to Watch if You Love Video Games

A lot of anime fans are also video game fans, so it’s a lot of fun when the two worlds overlap. Here are eight awesome anime to watch if you love …

‘Pokémon Go’ Tips and Tricks to Make You the Very Best, Like No One Ever Was

From screen-mashing to location hacking, here’s how to get ahead in ‘Pokémon Go.’<p>If you haven't already, you'll soon start to see people more glued to their phones than usual, perhaps taking bizarre, nonsensical routes down the streets, flicking their screens rapidly in a car park, or gathering …

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Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Bill Gates: We can end poverty by 2030

On Wednesday, he published an essay on the worldwide effort to end poverty by 2030, and he says that he's very much a believer that it can be done.<p>"There is good reason for optimism about progress on reducing inequity," he writes. He published the essay from Davos, Switzerland, where the World …

Last run for current SAT this week; new one debuts in March

WASHINGTON (AP) — The current version of the SAT college entrance exam has its final run this weekend, when hundreds of thousands of students …

Fallout 4’s Brotherhood of Steel leader was in Fallout 3

The Brotherhood of Steel’s latest boss didn’t come out of nowhere. He has his roots in another Bethesda game.<p>Elder Arthur Maxson, the young leader of the Brotherhood, didn’t make his first appearance in Fallout 4. Instead, he was one of the Squires who discussed the militaristic, …

Bethesda

A North Korean defector tells us what life was like under a dictatorship

North Korean defector and author of "The Girl With Seven Names" Hyeonseo Lee explains what life was really like living in the country until she fled at the age of 17. Following is a transcript of the video.<p>My name is Hyeonseo Lee. I'm a North Korean defector and I grew up inside North Korea and I …

Watch Donald Trump Get Attacked By A Bald Eagle

Eagle trumps Trump.<p>A bald eagle showed Donald Trump who's boss when the two were forced to breathe the same air during a photoshoot for Time magazine earlier this year.<p>The bird flapped, pecked and scratched away at the leading candidate for the Republican nomination, in what feels like an …

Donald Trump

How to talk to anyone: the experts' guide

Handle awkward date silences, end a conversation with a stranger – plus chat to your children, your parents and your boss. Our panel shares their secrets<p>Children often don’t have the words to say what they’re feeling, and they don’t always understand what we’re looking for when we ask them …

Tumors

The American Nationalism Problem

America has a nationalism problem. The U.S. has been described as the melting pot, a nation of immigrants and the Land of Opportunity. Indeed, the story we tell ourselves is that the American identity is rooted not in place, but in the acceptance of a common set of ideals, irrespective of race, …